We at FMNC have had some time to reflect on the changes and opportunities that lie ahead. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind that may help us all weather these challenges and forge ahead! Think about the questions and try the activities to help...

When I was asked to contribute something witty and thought provoking for our weekly Tipsy Tuesday social media blurb, I thought "piece of cake". So, I sat down to create something that would entertain the masses of buyers and exhibitors who follow our illustrious leader, FMNC. Or is...

It's Time for Depressed? How could you not be? So many of us independent business people have had our livelihood pulled out from under us. It's been a shock!Here are some things that have helped us and hopefully will help you feel better and keep you moving...

Have you tried the Instagram feature that allows you to post multiple photos and videos to one post? This is called a carousel post. Here are some tips for engaging carousel posts: Should be thematic. Some themes could be printed summer dressed or the same tennis shoe in...

Is it really important to have a website when you can have a Facebook page for free? Now that we've lived through a shut down, I think we can all agree that YES it's important. While a website gives you another avenue to make sales,...

Are you a little confused by hashtags? Well you're not the only one!Hashtags are one of the key strategies in social media marketing especially on Instagram. Let's break it down. The point of being on social media is to be found by your ideal client, right? Help them find...

Do you have difficulty creating clear, comprehensive, and alluring content to post on your social media? Does marketing your business feel like a task too big for you to take on? Then you need to look no further than Canva! Canva is a user-friendly graphic design...

Here are some great tips for taking beautiful photos of your products for your social media, whether it’s jewelry and accessories or apparel, or both.  It does take time to style, shoot, and post a photo, but like anything else, the more you do it,...

Did you know that by adding this one item to your posts, whether on Facebook or Instagram, will increase your views and engagement by over 70%? You’re probably asking what exactly is a geotag and how the heck do I add it? A geotag is simply...