How to Pick The Perfect Social Media Network for Your Business

Written by Wild Lotus Media on October 4, 2015

social-media-logos_15773Social media is everywhere nowadays, which is a reason why more business owners are turning to it to promote their brand and find more customers. But, how do you use social media to your full advantage to reach your target audience? In order to benefit your business, it’s crucial to use the right social media network for your business. There are many sites out there, so how do you know which one to use? Here are some basic tips of finding the right social media network to use for your business so you can get the most out of it.

1. Who is your audience and where are they at?

Knowing your audience is crucial to running a business. You need to know where your customers are at and what social media sites and resources they use. Do a simple Q&A with a few customers to learn what sites they use most or how they learn about news in your specific niche. For example,  

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How to Hire the Perfect Graphic Designer

Written by Wild Lotus Media on April 11, 2015

If you run a successful business, you may reach a point where you can’t make your own designs for your business. From a logo to business cards and even signage, there is a lot of design work to be done all for one business. When that time comes to outsource, how do you find the perfect designer for your needs? Here are a few tips.

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1) Inspect Their Portfolio

A designer’s portfolio represents them and speaks better than they can about what they do. When picking a designer,

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New Online Store

Written by Wild Lotus Media on March 20, 2015

After many hours of coding my eyeballs out, I’ve finally finished my online store. Right now, it is being used to sell my online photography, which consists of 3 different sized photo prints. We’ll be adding new prints every week, so check back in every now and then to see some brand new items.

Click here to check it out!

What do you think of it? Like my photography? Buy a print to show some support!

Don’t want to buy a print? Click here to enter my Facebook giveaway by Sunday and win some prints!


Post Summer Update

Written by Wild Lotus Media on October 11, 2014

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a new post. Every time I come up with new ideas for a great blog, I find myself procrastinating like crazy then I become busy with other things in my life. Between working my first full-time job at Scientific Marketing Services, moving in with my boyfriend who runs his own art business, and trying to maintain my own business, I’ve found myself running out of time to enjoy my personal life, which includes writing blog posts. I’m done with the excuses and would like to update the world with what I am working on.

So far, I’ve been working on my own graphic and web design business, and trying to get more clients. So far, so good with that. I’ve found myself diving into social media quite often and I’m trying to help small business owners learn how to properly use it as a powerful tool for their business. This summer, I’ve also re-explored my love for taking photos. So, I decided to buy a new Epson printer and make prints of the great photos I’ve taken. It’s been quite a journey trying to work a full time job and balance all of my creative projects. But in the mean time, keep an eye out for huge announcements regarding e-commerce stores.

If you’d like to have a chance in winning a custom print from me, please enter my latest Facebook contest, which you can find at my facebook page. If anyone would like to ask me questions or buy some of my photography, shoot me an e-mail at WildLotus@mail.com. I’ll gladly mail you a photo print if you donate a buck or two towards my creative projects.

Thanks, world, for keeping me inspired. Stay great. :)


Introduction

Written by Wild Lotus Media on January 2, 2014

After months of coding, designing, and getting feedback, Wild Lotus Media’s website is finally live! It was a true struggle trying to represent my business brand, Wild Lotus Media, while representing myself as a person and designer. By being so connected to my content, I wanted my portfolio site to be perfect. This resulted in some designer’s block, which I finally overcame by getting some good inspiration around the web.

I am proud to say that I’ve designed and hand-coded 99% of the website. I started off with a design, then used Foundation to help me get started. Foundation is great for making a responsive website with additional goodies. I used HTML5, PHP, and Jquery. I hand coded the contact form, as well as the portfolio aspect, which pull images from social media sites.

If you have any comments or questions, please leave some feedback or e-mail me at WildLotus@mail.com. I hope you enjoy my site!