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Savvy Social Podcast


The Savvy Social Podcast is for budding entrepreneurs who want to understand the “why” of social media marketing. Social media strategist Andréa Jones of talks about all things social media, chats with other industry professionals about what has worked for them, and teaches you how to elevate your social media strategies through practical, proven advice.

The Savvy Social Podcast is for budding entrepreneurs who want to understand the “why” of social media marketing. Social media strategist Andréa Jones of talks about all things social media, chats with other industry professionals about what has worked for them, and teaches you how to elevate your social media strategies through practical, proven advice.






The Savvy Social Podcast is for budding entrepreneurs who want to understand the “why” of social media marketing. Social media strategist Andréa Jones of talks about all things social media, chats with other industry professionals about what has worked for them, and teaches you how to elevate your social media strategies through practical, proven advice.






Measuring Your Marketing with Rita Barry

Have you ever looked at your website’s traffic data or insights of your social media and felt completely lost? You’re definitely not alone if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed when trying to figure out what’s bringing clients in and what isn’t. Rita Barry joins me and explains the importance of tracking your marketing analytics, where to start with your measurement, the different stages of a marketing funnel, how to understand marketing benchmarks, organic vs. paid social media strategies, and...


Your Journey on Social Media with Keba Richardson

More than ever, our world is experiencing change and offering a valuable digital course, program, or product is an excellent way to help your clients and your business. Keba Richardson joins me to share her own digital journey and how she originally started in a completely different industry, her first launch of earning $1K, how she encourages her clients to create digital products, and more! In this podcast episode, we share: What led Keba to transition from being a hairdresser to a...


Social Media & the Coronavirus Pandemic

Social distancing doesn’t necessarily mean social isolation, and it certainly doesn’t mean you should stop your business. More than ever, your audience needs you to connect with them in the most human way possible, so today, I discuss simple solutions on how to use your social media presence to show up and offer help where you can. In this podcast episode, I share: The need to be generous and genuine in your current offers Suggestions for asking people what they needDifferent ways to...


Leadership Marketing with Lacy Boggs

You might have tons of great content from social media or blog posts, but do you have a clear strategy that leads your audience to connect that content to what truly drives your business? Lacy Boggs joins me and explains why you don’t always have to do what everyone else is doing in marketing, how to create a process for deciding what your own marketing strategy should be, and so much more! In this podcast episode, we share: Why content marketing must be aligned with your business...


10 Ways a Social Media Strategist Can Help Your Business

It’s easy to get lost in the world of social media, and a customized social media strategy is a surefire way to guide your business where you want it to be. Today, I’m sharing the difference between a virtual assistant, social media manager and social media strategist, along with 10 valuable ways a social media strategist can take your business to the next level! In this podcast episode, I explain the 10 ways listed below: Creates a custom-fit social media plan to your business Helps you...


Exploring Messenger Bots with Chrystabelle Tan

Having an email list or social media following is fantastic but neither really serve your business without audience engagement or conversions! Even though messenger bots have gotten somewhat of a bad rep, they’re excellent tools to reach your clients when used in the right way. Chrystabelle Tan stops by to explain what a messenger bot is, where to start when building your own bots, how to understand Facebook’s rules about messenger marketing, and tools for having a successful messenger...


Uncomplicated Marketing with Kyla Roma

Ever feel like your marketing strategy just isn’t getting the results you want? Learn how to prioritize marketing in a way that allows you to show up ready and excited to engage with clients instead of overwhelmed and over it. Kyla Roma joins me and shares how to identify your marketing success metrics, where to start when building your marketing plan, how to share stories as part of your marketing messaging and so much more! In this podcast episode, we share: Recommendations for...


PR & Social Media with Brittney Lynn

When you think about PR, you might think it’s only for giant companies and well-known brands. However, Brittney Lynn explains how PR and social media work together and why connecting with the right people can really benefit your business! In this podcast episode, we share: How Brittney started her own PR business Advice for business owners to grow their connections with others through social mediaTips and tricks for getting PR and positioning yourself as an expert in your field...


A Quick Formula for Writing a Promotional Social Media Caption

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, a solid caption might be priceless! Captions are a fantastic way to catch your audience’s attention, especially when you share a promotion on social media. Learn the ABC’s of writing a good social media caption and how to leave your audience wanting more! In this podcast episode, I share: The 3 W’s for Promoting on Social Media: What do you sell, Who is it for, Why does it matterThe ABC’s of a Good Social Media Caption: Attention grabber, Benefit...


Social Media Sales Funnels

Maybe you’ve already built a following on social media, but have you established a sales funnel you can confidently say converts your fans into paying customers? Believe me, a sales funnel is crucial to your social media strategy if you’re ready to increase your reach and your revenue. If you’re not sure where to start, have no fear! I explain what to avoid when creating your sales funnel, tips for how to prepare for a sales funnel, and the 4 simple phases of how to guide your audience from...


How to Become a Pinterest Rockstar with Cara Chace

Chances are you’re already using a digital platform like Facebook or Instagram to build your business, but if you haven’t considered adding Pinterest to your toolbox, you should! Cara Chace sheds light on where to start when creating your Pinterest strategy, how to consider your customer’s buying journey, the best types of Pins for online entrepreneurs, how promoted Pins can help you, and how data can show you what to Pin! In this podcast episode, we share: What you should understand...


Using LinkedIn Effectively for Sales with Victor Adefuye

Whether you love the sales process or feel overwhelmed just thinking about it, having strong sales is critical for any business to be successful. To help boost your sales game, I asked my client and sales expert Victor Adefuye to join the show and share what really makes someone good at sales, how sales and marketing play a role in your business, the power of LinkedIn to help close the deal, how to leverage your current connections for referrals, and how LinkedIN can play a role in your...


7 Reasons Why You Should Choose LinkedIn

LinkedIn is easily one of my favorite online platforms even though it’s not your typical social media scene. Over the past couple of years, I’ve learned the power in leveraging LinkedIn as a way to boost your business and if you’re ready to take advantage of its benefits, checkout my top 7 reasons why you should choose LinkedIn for your marketing strategy in 2020! In this podcast episode, I share: Reason #1: LinkedIn engagement is heating up while other platforms are fizzling out.Reason...


Audio, Podcasting, and Social Media with Travis Brown

Perhaps you’ve decided 2020 is the year you finally start your own podcast, and if that’s the case—go for it! Tons of amazing resources exist to make your podcast dreams a reality and one fantastic example is my own show producer and editor, Travis Brown. I invited Travis on the show and we discuss his history of working in the music industry and audio, how he organizes his social media content for success, how audiograms can increase your conversions, his new course and lots more! In...


Social Media for Virtual Assistants

Not everyone realizes the many unique opportunities associated with the role of a virtual assistant. Sandra Booker discovered it’s possible to go from being an online virtual assistant to owning your own business, so I asked her to share how she jump started her social media strategy, what she learned from working with a social media agency, how she really streamlines her social media today, and her tips for virtual assistants who want to get started on social media! In this podcast...


Using Social Media to Build a Side Hustle with Luisa Zhou

Whether you’ve just started considering the possibility of doing your own thing or recently left your 9-5 job to launch your own business, Luisa Zhou has walked a few miles in your shoes and is here to offer some solid strategies to save you time and energy. She shares tips on how to focus on the right things when you’re starting out, why some people fail before they even get started, her social media strategy and so much more! In this podcast episode, we share: What Luisa’s work/life...


Social Media Marketing: 2020 Predictions & Trends

2020 is almost here and the new year is a great time to really think about what’s working along with what new strategies you can try for your social media presence. Join me as I review my own journey through 2019 as well as social media marketing trends for 2020. Learn the difference between social media strategies and tactics, my predictions for overall marketing shifts in 2020 and 3 tactics important for those shifts, my Word of the Year and I how I plan to show up for my clients in...


Community, Collaboration, and Connection with Danielle Desir

Even though I may host this podcast solo, this show is far from a solo effort. I’ve worked hard to surround myself with an amazing team and I know how incredibly valuable it is to connect and work with others who understand and support your passion and goals. Danielle Desir has successfully created a supportive online community and she shares tips for how to leverage your own online community, the power of organic growth, how to nurture conversations and connection within a community and so...


Leveraging Influencer Marketing with Nick Cooke

For better or worse, social media influencers are a thing and could very well increase your ROI. But how? Nick Cooke joins me to explain just want influencer marketing means for businesses, the value of finding impactful influencers, questions to ask influencer marketing agencies, The Goat Agency’s unique marketing strategy, and how LinkedIn helped expand their brand to what it is today! In this podcast episode, we share: How Nick got started with his agency working with influencersThe...


The Velvet Machete of Branding with Amber Hurdle

You want to be recognized. You want to be known. You want to have success. The foundation of all of those things is branding. And when social media and branding collide, magic happens. Today on the Savvy Social Podcast, we have special guest Amber Hurdle on to talk all about branding with what she calls the Velvet Machete. In this episode, Amber and I dive into the importance of branding by talking about: How to have a clear brandThe importance of making yourself differentWe dive into...