Christmas Joy

We hope your holidays are full of joy and a few surprises.  Merry Christmas from our families to yours! -The NextLevel Team

Die Young, As Late As Possible

December 2018 Thoughts that Count:  “I once heard it said of man that the idea is to die young, as late as possible.” — {Former President George W. Bush in the eulogy for his father, President George H. W. Bush} Former President George W. Bush delivered an emotional eulogy about his father, former president George H.W. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet 2017

Social media platforms are forever changing the image sizes and formats, so to keep you all updated Jamie Spencer created the social media image sizes cheat sheet and updates it each year.  Do yourself a favor and bookmark the info-graphic he created.

For 2014…Be at Peace!!!

“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” – {Robin Roberts, Good Morning America}

Supporting Your Local Community is Good Marketing!!!

My daughter is a member of her high school dance team, the award winning Langham Creek Bailadoras (www.bailadoras.com ). Last week for the second straight year, I participated in something called Donation Quest. My job was to chaperone and drive five girls to various local businesses. The girls asked these businesses for donations to be […]

How San Diego Blood Bank Made a Difference in Life

As the Marketing Manager for the San Diego Blood Bank I struggled with many of the same challenges that marketing professionals around the world grapple with – how do you create a compelling enough message to motivate the public to do something that could be out of their comfort zone. In this case, we weren’t […]

Local Strategic Marketing Firm Netting Big Results

HOUSTON, TX (March 10, 2005) – NextLevel Thinking, a Houston based strategic marketing firm, is executing a fast break that is garnering national attention. Interest in the company’s services is high in part because of their phenomenal results with The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. The Blood Center has seen a spike in donations in […]