The “60-20-10-10” LinkedIn Strategy

The “60-20-10-10” LinkedIn Strategy

Hey everyone, it's Chris again and I'm back on the written format with you. I really want to start picking this back up again so figured I would come with some fire since it's been so long. Over the past several months, I've been heavily posting on LinkedIn and trying...

Advanced Networking Strategy

Advanced Networking Strategy

Hey Grand Nation! Chris Ake here and, yes, I'm still writing content from time to time on this blog. I wanted to share a little hidden gem with you and a more advanced networking strategy I've implemented since I've started out at Grand Apps. "Meet as many people as...

3 Social Media Trends in 2018

3 Social Media Trends in 2018

Hey Everyone! Long time no talk, well, on this written format. I used to be our main contributor on the Grand Apps blog, but I've been doing a lot more video work on social over the past few years. So, as you can imagine, the written format has went by the wayside. If...

Integrate Your Social Media on Your Website

Integrate Your Social Media on Your Website

For any business looking to get more attention paid to their social media profile, website integration can be a huge step to stepping up your web traffic. However, potential customers are not going to just organically search for your profile, so you have to make it...

Do I need a website? Isn’t my Facebook page enough?

Do I need a website? Isn’t my Facebook page enough?

Building an online presence can be a challenge. Maybe you have created a Facebook business page and wonder if you even need a website. Before making that decision, it is important to look at your target market and analyze their needs before your own assumptions. If...

Video Content Marketing Tips

Video Content Marketing Tips

It's to no surprise that video content marketing is taking over in 2017. It seemed just like yesterday Facebook allowed video on their timeline and soon after videos became dominant in content. We have been doing video for years and have built our brand around video...

3 Facebook Marketing Tips 2017

3 Facebook Marketing Tips 2017

Some know, some may not know that Grand Apps is actually a full marketing / advertising / software development agency. Really we are not boxed in. Our main focus is to help businesses succeed, period. We try to use the best knowledge, skills and tools we have...

Facebook’s 2017 Video Improvement

Facebook’s 2017 Video Improvement

Facebook seems to have just launched a huge improvement in user experience while watching videos on their desktop social network. If you go to any Facebook page (news feed too) and you click on a video, then click the black area around it, the video shrinks and you...

Facebook’s New Design 2017

Facebook’s New Design 2017

So after logging into a client's page, we noticed this new layout. But this new responsive, full screen design is adding some useful functionality to daily engagement with followers on social media. When you click the messages tab you can see there is a place to...

33% Increased Sales on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

33% Increased Sales on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

We recently had another great success story with social media marketing, this time coming from an apparel company, Leather & Cotton. The mission was simple, increase sales. The strategy we took required putting together a campaign that included a mix of Facebook,...

Wendy’s Is Roasting People On Twitter 🔥

Wendy’s Is Roasting People On Twitter 🔥

Wendy's is taking over Twitter by Roasting people. No, no...people are actually beginning them to roast them. It all began with a simple roast by someone claiming Wendy's freezes their patties, when in reply they crushed them with a short witty post. Since then,...