Artificial Intelligence: The Holy Grail of Digital Marketing

Entrepreneur published an interesting read on Artificial Intelligence last week.  AI, short for Artificial Intelligence, “is the ability of a computer or computer-enabled robotic systems to process massive amounts of in-depth data and produce outcomes similar to the thought processes of humans in learning, analyzing, decision making, and problem-solving.”   We are seeing more and more applications of […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Tips for Mastering Instagram for Business

Are you using Instagram to grow your business?   If not, you may want to consider integrating it into your 2018 strategy.   Instagram has over 700 million monthly active users. It’s a great platform to use your creativity and “show” vs. only tell your audience about your business.   If you are unfamiliar or […]

Facebook is Making BIG Changes (again)!

You may have heard the news, but Facebook has recently changed its algorithm which is having a BIG effect on businesses. It is more important now than ever that your content is relevant and engaging. The more comments, the more likely Facebook will share your posts. But don’t ask for them! Facebook penalizes those that […]

Are You Using LinkedIn Effectively?

It is important to stay engaged on your personal LinkedIn Profile as well as post frequently to your LinkedIn Business Page. Click  to read “9 LinkedIn Pro Tips for Small Businesses.”