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We are humbled to share that Matchstick Social has been recognized among the 10 best Digital Marketing Agencies In Charleston, South Carolina in 2021 by DesignRush Marketplace. DesignRush is a reliable online guide to finding the best professional companies and agencies categorized according to vertical and area of expertise. After evaluating and analyzing Matchstick Social’s performance […]


Matchstick Social Named Top Digital Marketing Companies In Charleston By DesignRush

Rachel Davis

Matchstick Team, Uncategorized

Instagram Story Like a Pro

Want to Instagram Story like a pro? Here are 10 tips and 10 ideas to get you started!


How to Instagram Story Like a Pro

Amber Ludeman

Best Practices, Inspiration

Got writers block? Not sure what to post on your businesses social media accounts? This list will get you through the next few weeks.


60 Content Ideas for Small Businesses to Post on Social Media

Rachel Davis


Matchstick - blog - IG story ideas

Want six Instagram story ideas you can steal right now? We’ve got them for free. And no, you don’t have to give us your email first.


6 Instagram Story Ideas To Steal Right Now

Amber Ludeman

Best Practices, Inspiration

Tips for making a big impact with a smaller marketing budget in post-COVID-19 America.


Marketing Your Business Post-COVID-19

Amber Ludeman


Social Advertising


Charleston (and the country) will eventually re-open and when your industry is deemed safe, here are some great ways to win back customers.


How To Win Back Customers When Charleston Re-opens

Amber Ludeman

Best Practices, Inspiration

Working from home isn’t easy, but with a few tips, you can make it work for you. There are a few things of which to stay aware: accountability, efficiency, and stress. After all, the last thing you want to do is squander away the work day and stress out about to-dos into the evening.


Work From Home Tips–from Someone Who Has Been Doing it for Five Years

Amber Ludeman

Best Practices, Matchstick Team

So you’ve been burned by a self-proclaimed marketing expert… They really seemed to know what they were doing at first, but after endless emails that lead to several headaches and more work than it was worth, they completely missed the mark. The worst part about it is that you still need some sort of social […]


How to Trust a Social Marketer (After You’ve Been Burned)

Rachel Davis

Best Practices, Social Advertising

Ahh, #startuplife. There’s the product development, the team building, the “do we or don’t we” investor conversations, growing pains, scalability issues and God willing, some stock options. But it doesn’t have to all be 5am alarms and 9pm cry sessions. When you have the right partners, the challenges can be fun. OK, I might have […]


Social for Start-Ups: Where Do We Start?

Amber Ludeman

Best Practices

right questions for social marketing agencies

So you’re ready to outsource your social marketing. You’ve got your perfect product, your stellar site, your bold branding, and your team is poised like a panther to attack the market. Great! But how do you tell a great social marketing agency from an only so-so one? Glad you asked! Start by asking these five […]


5 Questions to Ask a Social Marketing Agency–Before You Hire Them

Amber Ludeman

Best Practices, Uncategorized

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