About Lauren Venn

Prolific writer, voracious reader, and ruthless editor, Lauren Venn specializes in crafting insightful blog and social media content for Ghost Tweeting. She sometimes eats Fruity Pebbles for dinner.

5 Ways To Look Like a Celebrity On Social Media

By |2018-02-07T09:06:56-05:00October 12th, 2017|

We are now advertising ourselves on social media more than ever before, giving us larger audiences to influence. That makes us celebrities. So how can we create accounts that emulate our favorite celebrities? We’ve found these five elements that make up a celeb-worthy account.

How To Promote a Book on Social Media

By |2017-05-23T03:47:08-05:00April 6th, 2017|

The rise of social media has made it easier than ever for writers to get their work in the hands of thousands of readers. Authors now come equipped with an arsenal of marketing tools that were at one time only available to the big publishing companies. So how can authors create excitement around their newest publication? [...]

Digital Ad Spending Surpassing TV: How Brands Are Cashing In

By |2017-05-23T03:47:08-05:00February 23rd, 2017|

Forget the traditional marketing tactics. While TV marketing has had a lot of dollars pulled from budgets in recent years, advertisers' money is seeing better results with the sharp rise in digital ads. Due to the increasing use of mobile, video and social sharing, brands are realizing advertising dollars are better spent on digital formats. According to [...]

Social Media Management for Realtors

By |2017-05-23T03:47:08-05:00February 3rd, 2017|

Are you a realtor? Are you looking to get your name out there, expand your business, and find new clients? But does the thought of managing a social media account for your business send you running straight for those hills behind your new listing? If you’re already feeling overwhelmed by your daily to-do list, social media [...]

Did You Know? Instagram Introduced Live Video!

By |2017-05-23T03:47:08-05:00January 10th, 2017|

2016 was the year when Instagram turned up the heat on Snapchat, seemingly carbon-copying many of their competitor’s standby functions. Over the summer Instagram introduced Stories: the addition of disappearing content that doesn’t show up on user’s profiles. Shortly after, the photo-sharing app unveiled ephemeral content through Direct Message uncannily similar to Snapchat’s claim to fame. [...]

Trolls Beware: Twitter Now Has A Mute Button

By |2017-05-23T03:47:08-05:00December 21st, 2016|

Up until now, Twitter hasn’t offered specific tools to combat online abuse and harassment to those being targeted. In an interview with the Washington Post, Del Harvey, Twitter vice president of trust and safety notes, “We’ve heard from users that this [notifications] is an area where people don’t feel as though they have as much control [...]

Need to Know: Pinterest Fine-Tunes Its Targeted Ad Campaigns

By |2017-05-23T03:47:09-05:00November 29th, 2016|

These days, finding a plot of land in social media advertising real estate is getting more and more competitive. In a bid to keep up with media giants Twitter and Facebook, Pinterest has entered the battle for the attention spans of the masses. With over 150 million monthly users, the “world’s catalog of ideas,” provides tons [...]