What to do if your website gets hacked – 11 Tips

Nov 14, 2017

When error messages come up, it’s never a good feeling, especially when it comes to your business. In the unfortunate circumstance this happens to you, we have compiled the top 11 tips on what to do if you suspect your website has been hacked.

What’s new in social media: October 2017

Nov 9, 2017

Online technology is constantly changing and evolving, especially when it comes to social media. In an effort to help keep you up to speed, we will be providing regular updates on changes that impact small business social media accounts the most. Here is the top 10 that could shift your social media strategy as a business.

How to schedule Facebook & Twitter posts

Oct 31, 2017

Scheduling posts can seem somewhat impersonal at first; however, it allows you to have great flexibility in your content and develop more of an online strategy, which is a huge asset.

Hashtag Tips & Tricks

Oct 17, 2017

Hashtags can be a fun way to have your posts seen by a larger audience on social media platforms, but at the same time you can easily get carried away using them. Hashtags allow social media users to discover new content and accounts to follow, allowing your accounts to gain more followers, garner new likes, and increase overall engagement. Simply Measured reports that posts with at least one hashtag average 12.6% more engagement on Instagram.

Managing a Remote Team

Oct 3, 2017

Yardstick founder and CEO, Kevin McLeod and Web Development Manager, Brendon McLeod, nurture, guide, and support Yardstick’s cross-functional team. Essentially, they are the glue that bonds our cohesive unit and helps synchronize all of the remote members, which is indispensable to the growth of the organization and the team itself.

Top Tips for Small Businesses on Social Media

Aug 19, 2017

Social media can be overwhelming, especially when you have a business to run. Here are the top tips on why you need a social media presence and the keys to having a strong online engagement.

Working as a Remote Team

Aug 16, 2017

Working remotely has become increasing popular with employees, as well as business owners in recent years. There are, of course, pros and cons to having a remote team working together. Continuing to evolve in methods and practices, as well as close tracking of processes has proven to be a big key in the success of […]

Content Sharing is Caring

May 23, 2017

The next step of optimizing your YouTube video (or other external content) is sharing. Not many people will go and seek out content, so it’s up to you to share it as much as you can with relevant parties to increase the views, likes, and engagement metrics. First and foremost, have confidence in your work […]

YouTube Video Optimization Blog

May 16, 2017

Getting exposure and engagement on YouTube is more than just having a great video. This is a fantastic starting point, now it’s time to get some eyes on your content and maximize its effect.

Five Reasons to Migrate From Joomla to WordPress

Jan 20, 2017

As industry professionals who have experience with a variety of different content management systems (CMSs), we’re often asked which content management system we prefer. The present answer is WordPress. It has the power and flexibility to satisfy your unique business needs and is simpler to manage and maintain than its competitors. WordPress allows you to […]