business

EMAIL ETIQUETTE FOR CREATIVES

EMAIL ETIQUETTE FOR CREATIVES   Texting, Snapchatting, and Facetiming – these all make emails seem like a blast from the past. However, in the professional realm, emails are still one of the top forms of communication. Because we’ve generally become more casual with our methods of communication, it’s important to take a step back and make sure our messages stay professional in a professional setting. It is definitely challenging to switch gears from texting friends and family, to writing out [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:18-04:00December 21st, 2018|

THE 411 ON INSTAGRAM STORIES & HIGHLIGHTS

THE 411 ON INSTAGRAM STORIES & HIGHLIGHTS   New to the Instagram world and need to catch up? We’ve got you covered. New features like Instagram stories and highlights may seem daunting, but can actually be a lot of fun, and ultimately attract more followers.   So, what are Instagram Stories? Instagram stories are a relatively new feature for Instagram users, and have come a long way since their entry to the platform in 2016. Stories are a great way [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:18-04:00December 13th, 2018|

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Social Media

SPRING CLEANING CHECKLIST FOR SOCIAL MEDIA It’s that time of year – we’re all coming out of winter hibernation and ready to get organized. Taxes are being filed, houses are being decluttered, and now it’s time for our social media accounts to get a good spring cleaning. Here’s our checklist of things to do to clean up your social media accounts for your business.   Update your profile pictures. Make sure all of your social media accounts have the same [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:21-04:00March 28th, 2018|

Bedford Square: A Historical Landmark In Pittsburgh’s South Side

BEDFORD SQUARE: A HISTORICAL LANDMARK IN PITTSBURGH’S SOUTH SIDE Ocreations' one year anniversary settling in at 19 Bedford Square is just around the corner.  Over the past ten years, ocreations has continued to grow and evolve. In 2016, Shawn and Emilia O’Mara formed oprop LLC, a property company, and purchased 19 Bedford Square, also known as South 12th Street in Pittsburgh’s historic South Side Flats neighborhood. Records indicate that the building was built sometime between 1865 and 1880. It’s been vacant [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:21-04:00March 22nd, 2018|

Write the Perfect Instagram Bio for Your Business

WRITE THE PERFECT INSTAGRAM BIO FOR YOUR BUSINESS   When developing social media marketing plans for a business’s Instagram account, the emphasis is mostly placed on the content that will be produced and shared, since that’s what social media is meant for. However, many businesses often overlook their bio, the 150 characters that introduce the brand to the world of Instagrammers. Much like a tweet, this bio should be short, but powerful. Here are some tips on how to make your [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:22-04:00December 7th, 2017|