Claim your name on social media sites to establish your brand.
  • June 30, 2014

    Small Business Social Media Tips: Claim Your Name!

    Secure your username on social media sites before someone else does!

    Kaleigh Rogers from The Toronto Star interviewed me as part of a piece they put together about using Pinterest for small business. As one of the latest social media trends, it can be hard to determine whether or not Pinterest will be an effective marketing tool for your business. While the image-based social network seems like a natural fit for highly visual small businesses in the design, beauty, art, and fashion industries, it might not be the best place for a financial advisor or IT services provider.

    In the article, I offer the recommendation that whether or not you plan on using Pinterest as part of your small business social media strategy (or any other social network for that matter!), it’s still important that you claim your username or profile on these sites.