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5 Social Media Tips for Farmers Markets and Artisans (plus 2 mobile tips you can’t miss) – V2 with special offer prices options

5 Social Media Tips for Farmers Markets and Artisans (plus 2 mobile tips you can’t miss) – V2 with special offer prices options

Social media marketing is the perfect word-of-mouth tool for farmers markets, artisans and other local food producers. I was asked to join a panel of media experts (radio, tv, print, and I was the online media speaker) for the Meet Your Maker food conference in Kelowna, BC, […]

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Facebook Videos: Upload videos directly to Facebook and Optimize Them in 5 Easy Steps (video tutorial)

Facebook Videos: Upload videos directly to Facebook and Optimize Them in 5 Easy Steps (video tutorial)

Facebook native videos (videos uploaded directly to Facebook instead of posting a YouTube link) should definitely be part of your video marketing strategy. Video marketing is a hot topic – and has been since 2013. Videos are a great way for you to increase brand awareness, and […]

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What is Periscope – Getting Started with Livestream Video

What is Periscope – Getting Started with Livestream Video

Periscope Livestream Video From Your Smartphone  You can read my first impression of Periscope in a related blog post – this is Part 2 of the series on the new livestreaming video app. I’m still new to the platform, and definitely consuming more than I am creating, […]

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Periscope App – Live Video From Your Mobile Phone (First Impressions)

Periscope App – Live Video From Your Mobile Phone (First Impressions)

First Impressions of the Social Video Platform Called Periscope Part 1 of 3 (In Part 2 I give tips on getting started and fitting Periscope into your online marketing strategy. In Part 3 I’ll share how your business can get started on Periscope, plus some actionable tips […]

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Highlights from the ROAM social media conference

Highlights from the ROAM social media conference

ROAM :: A Revolutionary Conference Experience   Have you ever attended a conference or event and come back with your head spinning full of new ideas and feeling excited and invigorated to implement all (or let’s face it, a fraction of) the things you learned? That’s how […]

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How Guest Blogging Can Build Your Email List (Doable 18)

How Guest Blogging Can Build Your Email List (Doable 18)

Guest blogging is a great way to grow your email list. I’m happy to take part in my first blog tour, with Stacey Myers sharing a chapter from her ebook #30dailydoables each day on a different list-building topic. You have a chance to win prizes too!

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Contests and competitions: 3 Reasons To Host Your First Online Contest

Contests and competitions: 3 Reasons To Host Your First Online Contest

Contests and competitions can be run on your blog, website or social media and are a fun and easy way to increase brand awareness or grow your email list. Plus 2 contest app examples (including prizes): Rafflecopter and Gleam.

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Year in review – what I learned about myself and business in 2014

  This is the first year I’m writing a year in review type post. This could also be called: “My personal reflections on the year that just passed.” Or equally: “Thoughts in my head” {that I don’t usually share out loud.}   I thought it might be […]

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Is Video Right for Your Business? 3 Video Marketing Examples

Is Video Right for Your Business? 3 Video Marketing Examples

The idea of being on-camera in a video that is shared online is even more scary for most people than writing blogs. Maybe it’s something you can’t imagine being able to pull off. But trust me, you can. Whether you’re a coach, consultant, service professional or small business owner, creating videos can be an effective way to communicate with your customers.

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Free colourful website graphic icons

Have you ever tried to find bright, fun icons that work within your website design and graphic projects (like social media images to share)? I found these cool colourful icons, and they are free to use and download from Elegant Themes. To download them, just click the […]

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What We Do

Bright Spark Media is located in Kelowna, BC. We help small businesses, entrepreneurs and service professionals in the Okanagan Valley and globally online. We offer social media training, customized social media set up, social media strategy and business coaching sessions, as well as commercial or event photography services and web design...everything to help you create an irresistible online presence!

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Phone: +1 250.575.5964
Email: BrightSparkSocialMedia@gmail.com