SociallyStacked Everything social for small businesses and agencies 2014-12-17T23:38:53Z Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[3 Simple Ways to Drive Social Media Engagement for Free]]> 2014-12-17T18:35:29Z 2014-12-17T14:00:06Z 3 Simple Ways to Drive Social Media Engagement for Free For our November giveaway last month, we asked you guys to share with us one social media question you would want answered if you won a 45-minute session with a ShortStack expert. We received so many great questions! This inspired us to pick a bunch of your Qs and provide our As in a series [...]]]> 0 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[The 10 Key Elements of a High Quality Website [Infographic]]]> 2014-12-16T21:27:31Z 2014-12-16T14:00:17Z The 10 Key Elements of a High Quality Website [Infographic] Have you been wanting to update your website? With the new year around the corner, there’s no better time than now to start preparing your website makeover. Not sure where to start planning? No worries! You’re in luck. Today’s featured infographic from QuickSprout’s blog is your website’s makeover blueprint. There are 10 key elements that make [...]]]> 0 Jim Belosic <![CDATA[The “Take What You Need” Vacation Policy. Can it Work for Your Company?]]> 2014-12-15T16:50:19Z 2014-12-15T14:53:50Z The “Take What You Need” Vacation Policy. Can it Work for Your Company? In a recent interview, Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group, announced a vacation “non-policy” that allows his personal staff — some 170 employees — to take as much vacation as they want, with no one keeping tabs. (We’re assuming employees of Virgin Atlantic have a more traditional setup, if only because it’s more practical [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[How ShortStack’s Advertising Manager Plans her Ad Spends]]> 2014-12-12T19:39:08Z 2014-12-12T19:03:23Z How ShortStack’s Advertising Manager Plans her Ad Spends During 2014 ShortStack made significant investments in advertising — something we had done little of in the past. We learned a lot about what works and how to make every dollar count. As readers of this blog know, we often recommend Facebook advertising as a way to bring added attention to social campaigns. In this [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[The Rise of eSignatures [Infographic]]]> 2014-12-11T16:56:07Z 2014-12-11T14:39:53Z The Rise of eSignatures We’ve come a long way since the handshake, which in the 5th century BC was the way people formalized agreements. Flash forward to the year 2000, when then U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act with, naturally, an electronic signature! Businesses in the U.S. leads the way in the use of e [...]]]> 0 Sara <![CDATA[9 ShortStack Updates For Creating Better Marketing Campaigns]]> 2014-12-10T17:33:12Z 2014-12-10T14:25:08Z 9 Updates for Creating Better Marketing Campaigns You may or may not know that Socially Stacked is the blog for ShortStack (we make marketing campaign building software). At ShortStack, our goal is to provide businesses and agencies with the tools they need to create engaging marketing campaigns. As we all know, the more interaction you have with your online audience, the better chance [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[The ROI of Social Media [Infographic]]]> 2014-12-09T19:11:40Z 2014-12-09T19:00:40Z The ROI of Social Media [Infographic] How to measure the return on investment of social media is a topic that gets discussed around the ShortStack offices pretty regularly. In fact, we suspect it gets discussed in most businesses these days. On the one hand, when people say social media doesn’t work, we like to quote Gary Vaynerchuk and ask:  “What’s the [...]]]> 0 Sara <![CDATA[How to Build Salesforce Leads Using ShortStack]]> 2014-12-08T17:17:31Z 2014-12-08T14:24:48Z How to Build Leads with ShortStack Using Salesforce We’re excited to announce our most recent form integration:  Salesforce! Salesforce is a customer relationship management (CRM) product that businesses large and small use to organize their marketing efforts.  Salesforce lets you keep leads, sales deals, and documents all in one place. According to Salesforce, companies using Salesforce see: +27% increase in sales revenue +32% increase in lead [...]]]> 0 Jessica Miller <![CDATA[3 Ways Marketing for a Good Cause Can Help your Brand]]> 2014-12-05T22:31:48Z 2014-12-05T18:13:13Z 3 Ways Marketing for a Good Cause Can Help your Brand ‘Tis the season for businesses to feast on holiday-fueled revenue, but are you getting the most out of the holidays with those sales strategies you’ve used year after year? If you’re wondering what else you can do to boost sales for the last little bit of the year, consider “cause marketing.” Cause marketing is a [...]]]> 0 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[22 Top CEOs Recommend Their Must-Read Books [Infographic]]]> 2014-12-04T17:20:20Z 2014-12-04T14:00:32Z 22 Top CEOs Recommend Their Must-Read Books [Infographic] We all have our favorite books. Mine at the moment is The Cluetrain Manifesto by Levine, Locke, Searls and Weinberger. And Jim’s, our CEO, is Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson of 37 Signals. A person’s favorite book can you tell you a lot about what makes them tick. That’s what’s so fascinating about today’s [...]]]> 2