June is Pride Month, which offers companies an opportunity to celebrate, show support and raise awareness of LGBTQIA+ rights on their social media channels.

Businesses of all kinds and sizes can get involved, raise awareness and give back for Pride Month regardless of their budget or reach.

While Pride is most definitely a celebration, a successful Pride campaign should have education and awareness at its core.

Celebrating Pride and showing your support for the LGBTQIA+ community is not a trend— and it shouldn’t be treated as such. If you’re simply posting rainbow branded imagery or tweeting to “get in” on the important conversations happening this month, you’re likely being disrespectful. Make sure your company can really walk the walk.

Here’s how to create and implement an impactful and genuine Pride Month social media campaign at your company.


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Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the American military. Yet many brands forget the serious nature of this day and post tone-deaf social media posts about the start of the summer.

Here are some guidelines to help you create an appropriate social media post

While social media isn’t a place to be overly salesy, it is a marketing channel and you shouldn’t ignore the opportunity to use it to help you make sales as well as of course to stay top of mind with your target audiences.

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Here’s a basic but often overlooked media tip: Write your social content as you actually speak.

Did you know that reading online content is 25% slower than when reading in print? So why make social media posts complicated for your audience?

Today your social media content needs to sound like your everyday speak in order

I just did a personal social media cleanse/purge of my followers, and it felt great.

I went through my Facebook and Instagram followers and deleted anyone who I haven’t talked to in years, who I didn’t feel is supportive or shared the same values as me, and anyone who is connected to my ex, knew

What is the secret sauce to effective social media content?

I always use the following principles to guide me when creating my personal social media posts, company posts and any posts for my clients – these are good reminders to keep in mind as you’re planning out your content strategy.

  • Reuse and repurpose – don’t

Being an entrepreneur is a great way to make your mark, pave your own path while being your own boss. Especially if you can identify a need in the market for goods or a service that you can provide that others are not providing in the same way or not providing at all.

That being