David Blacker

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About David Blacker

My name is David and I build things. Currently at Venerate Media Group www.veneratedigital.com grew out of a concept to move away from the static automation of social media. Rather than offering our clients a “One size fits all” approach we do something revolutionary – we listen to their needs and develop an action plan that will deliver results.

Using Contests and Giveaways to Promote Your Band

Hosting a contest, or a giveaway using social media services is a great idea for your brand. But, make sure you use it effectively. There are many contests out there that fall flat because they all have some common pitfalls. Namely that they used social media services incorrectly to promote their contest. To avoid [...]

By | 2018-05-02T23:07:36+00:00 April 6th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Content Marketing Works

What’s a better feeling than having customers clamoring to you? Nothing! It’s a truly great feeling when you are able to have them search you out instead of the other way around. By using social media services, you can have customers reaching out to you. The way it works is that you use social [...]

By | 2018-04-23T23:06:11+00:00 April 6th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Snapchat’s Tone Deaf Ad – The Rihanna & Chris Brown Debacle

Recently, Snapchat probably wished their ad would have disappeared a bit quicker. But, thanks to social media and all the services it provides, it will live on forever. We are of course talking about the “Would You Rather” ad that was featured on Snapchat. The ad asked users if they would “slap Rihanna” or [...]

By | 2018-05-11T09:06:03+00:00 March 30th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

How To Not Fail Spectacularly Like Bow Wow On Instagram

Social media and its services are something that can really propel your brand forward. It’s a great tool to connect with your audience and people all over the world. But, it’s a double-edged sword. So, let’s take a look at exhibit A on how to not misuse social media services. Most people are familiar [...]

By | 2018-05-11T09:02:22+00:00 March 30th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

The Fyre Festival and the Wrong Way To Use Digital Marketing

The Fyre Festival disaster refuses to go away. This monumental disaster failed at all levels, including incorrectly using social media services to promote the event. But, it’s back in the headlines again because of the sheer scale of the blunder it made and because of the lawsuits and fraud. So, how do you use social [...]

By | 2018-05-11T09:07:46+00:00 March 30th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

3 SEO Tips for Better Rankings

Does your brand know what SEO is? Well, Search Engine Optimization is the process of getting the most number of visitors to your website. How is this done? By getting your website to appear high on the search list of any search engine, but in reality it means Google. This is one of the [...]

By | 2018-05-02T23:14:55+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|blog, SEO, social media|0 Comments

Are You Ready to Debunk 5 Social Media Myths?

The internet gives us access to basically anything we want, instantly. However don’t believe everything you read on the internet. This old adage also rings true for social media services. If you go into social media blind, you could make a few costly blunders. Instead, try to find the right social media services that [...]

By | 2018-05-02T23:19:17+00:00 March 16th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

4 Ways Your Brand Can Create a Captivating Story on Social Media

Social media is all about being social. If you aren’t, then why are you even on? The important thing to remember about social media services is that they can help your brand be more social. By having your brand invest in social media services, you can shape how customers use and experience your brand [...]

By | 2018-05-02T23:23:16+00:00 March 16th, 2018|blog|0 Comments