Bi-Weekly Resource Round Up Vol 8

Hi Everyone,

I hope everyone is enjoying the warmer weather and getting outside, I know we all have been. We’ve been working on providing the option to let clients work with just one team member and are planning on releasing the option in the near future. If you have any feedback on this or would like to be notified when it’s released, let me know.

Sam Ryan
… and the rest of Team Flocksy!

Featured Team Member Design of the Month:


Here is a flyer design mockup created for a client by Flocksy team member James.

All custom illustrations/brand designs/marketing materials on Flocksy are created completely from scratch by one of our extremely talented graphic design creatives.

Start a graphic design project today and see results in just hours!
 

Five Great Ways to Take Care of Your Customers on Instagram

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

There are certain best practices to follow when using social media, however, as engagement and interaction don’t just happen; your brand must be careful to provide a space where these components are possible and foster an environment of appreciation and responsiveness. Here are five ways to better interact and provide care for your customers on Instagram.    continue

6 Tips For An Efficient Office And Business

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
Businesses of all sizes are doing everything in their power to create efficient and highly organized work environments for their employees.  continue    

Office Managers, How To Take Yourself To The Next Level

by Flocksy writer Sophia
Whether you have just been promoted or are looking to improve your skills, this guide will help you become the best office manager you can be.    continue

6 Best Practices to Increase Instagram Engagement

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

Instagram is a great place for businesses to post content and make their audience aware of new products and services. It’s also a great place to interact and engage with their audience but starting engagement and improving it are two different things entirely.   continue 

Bi-Weekly Resource Roundup Volume #7

Hi Flocksy fam!

I hope everyone is doing well! We’re excited to announce that we made some exciting changes to the Flocksy dashboard. It now has a cleaner layout, easy navigation and more. Go check it out and let us know what you think!

Sam Ryan
… and the rest of Team Flocksy!

Featured team member design of the month:


Here is a custom illustration by our creative Sunardi, for a client. We think it’s pretty cool! All custom illustrations on Flocksy are drawn completely from scratch by one of our extremely talented illustrators. Start an illustration project today and see results in just hours!

 

Kick Start Your New Businesses With These 8 Digital Marketing Practices

by Flocksy writer Gerry Ellen Avery
Digital marketing has become such a savior for many startups, as these practices allow startups to reach audiences at a much lower cost than traditional marketing. Although many startups have adopted digital marketing, developing your own strategy is key if you want to achieve the best results.   continue

5 Benefits Of Outsourcing

 by Flocksy writer Scarlette Olivier
One of the biggest struggles that businesses face today is finding the perfect balance between quality and cost. Outsourcing is emerging as an effective tool to help companies cut costs while still keeping the quality that today’s consumers have come to expect.   continue    

How Are Your Media Relations? Give Them A Boost With These 5 Tips

 by Flocksy writer Kasey Van Dyke
  In the digital age, a relationship with the media is crucial to getting your business out in the public eye. The process of building this relationship is the core of media relations. Not only does this build a valuable connection with people who can improve your reputation in the community, it’s a way to get some free marketing.   continue

5 Easy Tips For Curating The Best Facebook Timeline

by Flocksy writer Allison Denny
Since your Timeline is a major aspect of your Facebook experience, it’s important to focus on this platform. Your Timeline should be a high-quality representation of your brand, fitting neatly into your company’s vision, mission, and goals. Learn these five easy tips to help you curate the best Facebook timeline   continue 

Bi-Weekly Resource Roundup Volume 6

Hi Flocksy fam!

On the East Coast we’ve been lucking out with some warm weather! It’s been a nice sign that the summer months are on the horizon. I hope you’ve also been able to get outside and enjoy the season’s change wherever you are.

Sam Ryan
… and the rest of Team Flocksy!

Featured team member design of the month:

Here is a label design mockup created for a client by Flocksy team member Sunardi. We think its pretty cool! All custom illustrations/brand designs/marketing materials on Flocksy are created completely from scratch by one of our extremely talented graphic design creatives. Start a graphic design project today and see results in just hours!

Improving Customer Satisfaction And Why It’s Essential To Your Business

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
Customer satisfaction revolves around making sure your customers appreciate your efforts and feel appreciated by your company…   continue

Turn Your Business Idea Into A Career

by Flocksy writer Laurie J Gettings
   Here are some steps you can use to make your own dream of owning a small business come true. continue
 

Should You Choose A Facebook Page Or Group For Your Business?

 by Flocksy writer Rachel Wayne
  If you’ve spent any time on the platform, you’ve seen content on business profiles, aka pages, and in Facebook groups. But which option is better for your business?   continue

Utilizing Google Trends To Enhance Marketing Content

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
Google has a tool which helps you create better and more favorable content more easily, called Google Trends. This tool is great for keeping your content fresh and up to the minute. It also contains many features to check on competition and enhance your existing your content. Here are five ways you can use Google Trends in your favor.   continue 

Bi-weekly Resource Roundup Volume 5

Hi everyone,

Thanks for your ongoing support! We’re updating our pricing this month, removing the team plan and making it easier to choose an individual service.
You are also going to see a redesigned dashboard for easier navigation, and simpler briefs. We hope you enjoy these updates!

Sam Ryan
… and the rest of Team Flocksy!

Featured team member design of the month:


Here is a custom mascot illustration by our creative Sunardi, for a client. We think it’s pretty cool! All custom illustrations on Flocksy are drawn completely from scratch by one of our extremely talented illustrators. Start an illustration project today and see results in just hours!

Keys To Successful Start-Up Marketing

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
The key to a successful business, including a start-up business, is mastering the art and process of great marketing. If you’ve just started a business or plan to in the future, follow these tips and techniques to perfect your marketing and get a leg up on the competition.   continue

5 Tips For Working From Home When Your Kids Are There Too.

  by Flocksy writer Scarlette Olivier
Whether your kids are also learning from home or you have little tots who are too young from school, it can be extremely challenging to work from home with your kiddos constantly asking you for snacks, telling you they’re bored, or fighting with their siblings… continue    

Tips And Techniques When Using Live Social Media For Your Business  

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
  There’s an art to using live streaming platforms, however, and they work most effectively for companies who know the ins and outs of the process. Here’s a short guide to using live social media streams to enhance you brand attract new customers.  continue

5 Instagram Tips Which Will Help Boost Your Sales

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
Instagram is unique and engaging because it’s primarily a visual platform, allowing you to post pictures about the products and services you sell. Instagram is relatively simple to use but there are some tips and techniques which will help you take your social media game to the next level.  continue 

Bi-Weekly Resource Roundup Volume 4

Hi everyone,

We’re continuing to update and add helpful and exciting changes to Flocksy so you should be seeing those happening during the next few months, and we have really appreciated all the feedback and suggestions we have had from both clients and team members alike, as we seek to make everyone’s experiences the best it can be.

Sam Ryan
… and the rest of Team Flocksy!

Featured team member design of the month:

Here is some marketing material created for a client by Flocksy team member Amanda. We think its pretty cool! All custom illustrations/brand designs/marketing materials on Flocksy are created completely from scratch by one of our extremely talented graphic design creatives. Start a graphic design project today and see results in just hours!

5 Reasons To Establish A Blog For Your Small Business

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

Blogs are more in use now than ever before, and it’s never too late to start one. Here’s a brief guide to why you should start a blog today, this very moment.   continue

Live Your Purpose: Five Reasons To Become An Entrepreneur

by Flocksy writer Mary Lee Ptacek

In the world today, you don’t have to stay in a career that makes you unhappy or that isn’t as fulfilling as you hoped. In the gig economy, there are many opportunities for people to build their own business.  continue

How To Move Past A Failure At Work

by Flocksy writer Allison Denny

Remember that everyone makes mistakes from time to time, including your management team, director, board, and other decision-makers. Explore the following steps to minimize, address, and move past professional mistakes.  continue

Managing Vs. Leading

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

If you’re wondering what the difference between effective management and effective leadership are, read this quick and informative guide.  continue 

Bi-weekly Resource Roundup Volume 3

Hi everyone,

We are working on a few new updates lately, and as always our goal is to make your experience better, faster, more efficient.

We are adding services, streamlining and making our dashboard easier to use, and communication with customer service more accessible.

We hope these changes will make your experience with us even better than before. 


Sam Ryan
… and the rest of Team Flocksy!

Featured team member design of the month:

Here is a custom logo illustration by our creative Sunardi, for a client. We think its pretty cool! All custom illustrations on Flocksy are drawn completely from scratch by one of our extremely talented illustrators. Start an illustration project today and see results in just hours!

5 Ways To Get Facebook To Work For You

by Flocksy writer Kasey Van Dyke
Chances are you have a Facebook page that you visit at least occasionally. Facebook is now so integrated in our lives, it’s how we stay connected to our friends and family; it’s how we get our news and share our opinions. What if you could get your income through Facebook?  continue

How Empathy Is A Necessity In Skilled Leadership

by Flocksy writer Gerry Ellen Avery
Let’s take a shared look at how being empathetic towards your coworkers, your employees, and your clientele can have a remarkable effect on your business operations… continue    

How To Keep Employees Protected With Workplace Safety

by Flocksy writer Kasey Van Dyke
 As a business owner, part of your job is to keep your employees safe. They dedicate 40 hours a week, sometimes more, to your company and you should repay them their time with your care about their workplace safety. … continue

Key Steps To Take Before Starting A Business

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
Owning and operating a small business is a difficult task and requires foundational and thorough planning. Here’s a short guide to the steps and considerations you should take if you want to start a new businesses now or in the near future… continue 

Bi-weekly Resource Roundup Volume 2

Hello everyone!

We’ve been excited lately to welcome some new members to our team, and as always, we’re blown away by their talent! Passion and creativity are equally important at Flocksy.

We started by innovating the way that businesses can obtain creative services, but we’ve grown into a thriving community — something totally unique! We couldn’t have done it without our dedicated team of writers, designers, developers, video editors, voice over artists, and SEO experts!  

Sincerely,

Sam Ryan 

CEO/Co-founder 

Featured team member design of the month:

This cool custom brand social media graphic was created by Flocksy team member John for a current client

Some great new Resource Articles to enjoy!:

4 Basic Tools To Succeed As An Entrepreneur In 2021

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone
The world has changed vastly in just the last five years, so it’s important to know where you stand and where you’re going when starting a business. Here are the four most important and most basic things needed to start a business this year. continue

Let’s Tweet About It: Business Dos And Don’ts For Twitter

by Flocksy writer Mary Lee Ptacek
Leveraging the different social media outlets takes time, energy, and knowledge. Before you can develop a strategy, it’s essential to know the basics of how Twitter works… continue

5 Key Focuses To Grow Your Facebook Group Fast

by Flocksy writer Kasey Van Dyke

Whether you just started to find your tribe or you’re taking over an existing page, growing your Facebook group is likely top priority… continue

How To Choose A Blog Name That Helps Your Blog Succeed


by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone  

Here are some tips for choosing a name that will stand the test of time and lead people to your new company.   continue

Bi-weekly Resource Roundup Volume 1

Hello everyone!
The New Year has kicked off, bringing new challenges, experiences and successes to us all in some form or another.

Here at Flocksy, we are dedicated to helping your business knock it out of the park in the coming year, and continuing to make the creative projects on your to do list not just easy, but fun as well.

We are confident that exciting things are ahead, for both your business and ours, as we pave new roads together in 2021!  

Sincerely,

Sam Ryan 

CEO/Co-founder 

Featured team member design of the month:


This cool custom brand graphic was drawn from scratch by Flocksy team member Sunardi for a current client

How Small Businesses Can Use YouTube To Grow

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

If you’re a small business trying to compete with larger corporations, YouTube is a great place to start. Here are some simple but effective tips to running a successful YouTube channel.

How To Pick A Business Name And Trademark It.

by Flocksy writer Alexander Lundrigan

All brands need a catchy and recognizable business name. Picking the right name can be challenging, but there are simple tips and tricks to help you..

Essential Marketing Plan Tips For Small Businesses

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

Here are five tips for developing and executing an effective marketing plan for the first-time small business owner

7 Methods For Living Distraction Free

by Flocksy writer Matt Gladstone

Don’t succumb to the distractions of the modern world; use these tips and tricks to calm the storm in your mind and your life.