Chris Parks

182 Flips | 5 Magazines | 33 Likes | 15 Following | 10 Followers | @thechrisparks | I am owner & founder of Ovrmdultd and Founding City Social. I love blogging, photography, live concerts, and social media marketing! I think I have a knack for "flipping" too:)

5 Secrets to Responding to Awful Customer Complaints

4 Important Reasons To Create A Facebook Funnel

Facebook

How To Properly Prepare Your Small Business For Success

Small Business

The Five Most Realistic Ways to Make a Living as a Writer

You want it so bad that it dominates your waking thoughts.You’re even afraid to say it out loud, in case you sound plain crazy:“I want to make a …

Writing

4 Ways to Bring Life to Your Boring Business Blog

If the inspiration is just not there and blogging is the last thing you want to tackle, try these ideas.<p>As content marketing has heated up as a serious marketing avenue, brands have put their efforts into creating and maintaining interesting blogs. The goal is not only to improve search engine …

Why do Most Bloggers Fail? A Review of Flawed Blogging Practices that Knock Most People Out

Even if you’ve only developed an interest in digital marketing in the past month, there’s still a good chance that you’ve come across something that …

How to Expand Your Small Business Locally

Here are a few things you can do to keep your small business thriving in your local community.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Most small businesses get the majority of customers from the local community around them. But once you’ve settled into a place, it …

Small Business

Are Small Businesses Too Quick To Outsource Data Analytics? - Small Business Trends

Like their counterparts at larger companies, managers at small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are waking up to the fact that data-driven …

Instagram Ad Tips for Small Business Owners Who Want to See Results!

If you’ve been wondering how to get more followers on Instagram you are not alone.<p>Instagram has more than 500 million monthly active users which …

Social Media

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need Cyber Security

According to The National Cyber Security Alliance, one out of five small businesses is affected by cybercrime each year. Worse, 60% of those hit go …

4 Steps to Marketing Your Business Using Facebook Live - Small Business Trends

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is constantly rolling out new features and updates, many which enhance user experience while also facilitating advertising and …

Pitt Angelina Jolie Nude Conjoined Statue | Article

Whether you’re annoyed or delighted by everyone talking about Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie for the past few weeks (hell, the past few years!) this …

Angelina Jolie

5 Effective Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Business | SMALL BUSINESS CEO

In this always-on, mobile world, consumers receive a constant flood of marketing communications across multiple channels, including email, SMS …

Small Business

Resilient Small Businesses Will Do Fine Whoever Is President Next

Small business owners could always use a friend in the White House but they will continue to succeed whoever is elected President.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s vote. Who here is ready for the end of campaign season?<p>Presidential elections conjure up mixed …

Small Business

5 Hacks Can Improve Your Twitter Advertising Strategy – Digital Boom

Twitter is the most dynamic, live and conversational social media platform, we’ve prepared 5 more ways to get your even better results when running a …

Social Media

4 Things You Shouldn't Do in Content Marketing

I've had some interesting conversations this week. I probably could have turned just one of the topics from these conversations into a blog post, but …

Social Media Myths You Must Stop Believing

Posted By Jane Danes on Sep 19, 2016 | 1 comment<p>http://www.drdondeems.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bustingthemyths.png<p><b>S</b>ocial media is a useful tool …

Social Media

Twitter's new relaxed character count limits have finally arrived

Longer tweets have finally arrived.<p>The changes Twitter announced to its character limit earlier this year are now starting to roll out to users. The …

This Software Is Going to Change the Way You See Photographs

Meet Plotagraph: The animated photography tool that will turn your Instagram marketing upside down.<p>Getting your photo noticed in a sea of social media photos, is much like finding the needle in the haystack. There's only so much you can do with the photo itself, to grab a viewers' attention, and …

The Latest Social Media Marketing Lessons from Facebook and Google Algorithms

Brands grapple daily with the best social media marketing strategy for their objectives. As technology and audience preferences change, achieving …

Social Media

How to Get Hired as a Social Media Manager (and Then Rock the Job Once You Have It) [SSM03]

What does it take to get hired as a social media manager?<p>Perhaps you’re looking for a job in social (or perhaps you’re hiring for one). There are a …

Everything Businesses Need to Know About LinkedIn

Social media has essentially become the air we breathe online. It's where customers increasingly spend more of their time, with social applications challenging browsers as the entry point through which users interact with the web. Businesses need to know absolutely everything they can about each …

10 Success lessons from Tom Hanks – “Actor, Filmmaker” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share63<p>+13<p>Shares 96<p>Tom Hanks long and varied career as actor, producer, writer, director and app developer makes him among Hollywood’s …

Tom Hanks

How Justin Mares Validated His Business in 2 Weeks With $100

If your idea winds up being a dud, you're better off knowing that after a $100 investment than a $100,000 one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no excuse for creating a product that doesn’t sell . . . yet many new entrepreneurs continue to spend significant …

Entrepreneurship

Small Business Accounting 101: 9 Steps to Get Your New Business on Track

Running your own business is a journey of ten thousand miles, and you’re about to take the first step. But before your business really gets off the …

SEO 101: Killer Tips For Beginners

Search engine optimization will always be fundamental for any website’s success, and there’s no argument about it. SEO is a hot topic, so it is only …

Marketing

These Lost Underground Comics from the 1990s Are the Filthiest Kind of Amazing

What kind of comics does one make when the house parties you go to get shot up by thugs and you hate your dumb-ass co-workers? For two men caught up …

Mastering Social Media is One Key to Your Small Business Succeeding - Small Business Trends

Learning how to use social media is a proven, effective way to help your small business grow. Social media has become essential for small businesses’ …