How to Use Hashtags to Grow Your Business

Last year, Forbes  published a great article that details “How to Use Hashtags to Effectively Grow Your Business.” The article provides general rules of hashtags as well as specific suggestions for each social media platform. Here are author Annemaria Duran’s rules to follow: General Rules To Follow When using hashtags, there are several rules to keep […]

Hashtag Challenge: Use a Hashtag on LinkedIn

The NLT Team is issuing a hashtag challenge this month, because last month’s articles on hashtags garnered quite a few clicks.  If you missed them, here they are again: How to Effectively Use Hashtags on LinkedIn And the following how to video by Jade Pluck:   In response to last month’s interest in hashtags, the NLT […]

Where to Focus!

October 2018 Thoughts that Count:  “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” — {Jack Dixon} Should you focus on results or change? All too often, success is measured by outcomes and results.  The same processes can bring us to a familiar rhythm that produces the same steady […]

What is a hashtag?

What is a hashtag? You’ve probably noticed a rise in #hashtags over the last few years, but do you understand what they are and how to use them? “The first use of hashtags was in 2007 and created by online users to discuss specific events and relevant issues and was posted on Twitter. Now we […]

Happy Memorial Day from NextLevel Thinking!

Happy Memorial Day from NextLevel Thinking! When having a Happy Memorial Day, please consider this quote: “Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our […]

These Social Media Trends Are On The Rise In 2018

Let’s talk social media trends.  There’s no doubt social media will remain center-stage in our lives this year, but what type of content will make you shine this coming year? Unsurprisingly, video will remain the preferred vehicle for information. By 2020, around 80 percent of global internet traffic will be attributed to video, so it’s […]

Working Remote: Our Perspective

At NextLevel Thinking, we consider ourselves to be part of a virtual firm.  What exactly does that mean?  NLT does not have a brick and mortar store front, instead we operate from our homes or satellite offices.  With the technology available, we are able to conduct business from any location that has internet connectivity and […]

3 Ways Market Research Drives Revenue

Vikas Mittal is a Professor of Management at the J. Hugh Liedtke Business School at Rice University.  His recent article, 3 Ways Market Research Drives Revenue, published by the American Marketing Association is worth reading.  He details the three different ways market research and analytics improve sales, margins, and EBITDA: 1. Market Research Directly Increases Sales 2. Investments in Analytics […]

Ideas that Generate Results

Blogs and newsrooms are wonderful places to share content with your current and potential clients. You can provide information about your company, share a solution to a problem or industry insight. There are no limits to the topics you could cover, but where to begin? Click here for a great article on researching ideas that generate results.