Digital Hugs

A New Facebook Page Uplifts Sarasota County Schools

The page, "We Love Our Sarasota County Schools," aims to counter negativity and celebrate the daily successes that happen at school.

11/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto

say cheese

Meet Four Local Photographers You'll Definitely Want to Follow on Instagram

You've probably seen their work already, in fact.

07/15/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Q&A

America’s Former Surgeon General Discusses Loneliness, Isolation and Covid-19

Dr. Vivek Murthy is the author of a timely new book titled "Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World."

09/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sponsored Content

Touching Video Honors Seniors Nationwide

Out-of-Door student, Hannah Greenblott (’20), captures the emotional journey for this year’s seniors and offers a heartwarming message of hope coast-to-coast.

05/13/2020

BUSINESS OF FASHION

Fashion Mega-Influencer Blair Eadie Has Made Sarasota Her Second Home

Eadie, who has more than 1 million followers on Instagram and just launched a collection with Nordstrom, shares the secrets to her success, the trends she’s most looking forward to for spring, and why she loves Sarasota.

03/14/2019 By Megan McDonald

Under the Influence

Three Social Media Hotshots Find Their Niche—and Their Audiences

How did fashion star Blair Eadie, comic Tiffany Jenkins and guitar man Sean Daniel become such social media powers?

01/02/2019 By Megan McDonald and David Hackett

Funny Girl

Tiffany Jenkins Goes From Opioid Addict to Comedy Celeb

Jenkins, 33, has launched a website, jugglingthejenkins.com, and made scores of videos that have attracted millions of views.

01/02/2019 Photography by David Hackett

Technology

Twitter Doubles Character Count for All Users

Twitter last week officially increased the number of characters users can post in a single tweet from 140 to 280.

11/13/2017 By staff

Marketing

7 Social Media Strategies That Will Pay Off for Your Business

In less than a decade, social media has gone from a teenage fad to an indispensable part of nearly every layer of business.

10/09/2017 By Vicki Dean

The arts

New Workshops Created to Help Artists Develop Business Skills

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is hosting a series of four workshops designed to help artists build business and administrative skills.

09/01/2017 By staff

Media

New Studio Helps Businesses with Facebook Live Streams

The video production company Mars Vision Productions recently built SRQ Live Studio.

07/11/2017 By staff

Technology

Sarasota Tech Company Helps Launch New Social Media Site

The Sarasota web development company Web Jarvis recently helped launch Fanoptic, a new social media platform intended to bring together sports fans, players, coaches, sponsors and teams.

05/22/2017 By staff

Tech

Facebook Announces Changes to Its 'Ethnic Affinity' Marketing System

Responding to criticism that its "ethnic affinity" marketing options for advertisers could lead to discrimination, Facebook last week announced that it is changing its advertising system.

11/15/2016 By staff

Technology

Social Media Advertising Discussion Scheduled for June 21

Kevin McNulty will discuss how social media advertising is different from a regular social media program, the ad types that various social media platforms offer and more.

05/31/2016 Research by staff

Events

Social Media Strategies for Businesses Discussed April 19

The Suncoast Technology Forum lunch runs 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Polo Grill and Bar,

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Awards

Sarasota Stylist Wins Instagram Hair Art Contest

The contest received hundreds of entries and its hashtag was used more than 1,500 times on Instagram.

04/13/2016 Research by staff

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week

Our panel of judges share their top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

12/11/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Spirits of Sarasota: Social's Pear Mojito

This week’s top drink on the bar scene.

08/21/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Ask the Expert: Five Wedding Planning Tips from Maria Brady of Choreographed Events

Five Sarasota wedding planning tips from Maria Brady of Choreographed Events.

08/12/2013 By saraf