6 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Google+

Posted: March 14, 2014

In many ways, Google+ is the ugly duckling of the social media world. We think Google+ gets a bad rap. The platform’s current integration with Gmail and YouTube and potential for more of those types of unions in the future makes it a real social media powerhouse. While those integrations initially raised concerns and were a real cause for complaint, Google’s focus on expanding its social services and interactive abilities make the platform different and more innovative than others. Here are 6 things you didn’t know Google+ could do. 

1.      Format your posts.

Ever wanted to emphasize something in a status update? Most platforms leave you with asterisks as the only option, except Google+. You can bold, italicize and even strikethrough entire words or phrases with quick and easy coding.


#SoCon14 – A Recap of Our Social Media Conference Experience

Posted: February 25, 2014


On February 22, President Deedra, Marketing Manager Val and SEO Editor Sara made their way to the gorgeous Kennesaw State University campus to attend the Southeast’s longest running social media conference, SoCon.

The energy was infectious. Interacting in person and of course on social media, everyone in attendance was excited to be present and that positive energy invigorated the crowd, even early in the morning!


Website Rebuild to Increase Ranking in Google

Posted: February 13, 2014

We have been working closely with RE/MAX Real Estate Group Turks and Caicos to improve their online visibility, search engine ranking and engagement in order to find potential clients to purchase luxury properties on the islands of Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean.

When the real estate brokers came to us, their website was custom-built and had no easily accessible content management system. The site, while visually attractive, wasn’t functional nor was it SEO-friendly. We rebuilt the website in WordPress, improving functionality and usability. The website now also features a responsive design, so visitors can easily access and engage with the site on a multitude of different devices beyond a desktop computer.


Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

Posted: January 22, 2014


Search engine optimization, content marketing, AdWords, tweets, +1s and shares — it’s enough to make your head spin if you’re a small business diving into the world of internet marketing. While there are many facets to building a strong online presence, social media interaction is at the top of the list.


Atlanta Digital Marketing Agency President Spotted in the Holiday 2013 Issue of Southern Seasons Magazine

Posted: December 24, 2013

Deedra Hughes, president and founder of the digital marketing agency in Atlanta, Hughes Media, was photographed at the launch party of the fall issue of Southern Seasons Magazine in September 2013 at the Atlanta History Center. The center includes one of the Southeast’s largest history museums, as well as historic houses, gardens, a research center and library.  


Atlanta SEO Agency CEO Attends High Profile Social Media and Technology Conference in Las Vegas

Posted: November 27, 2013


Hughes Media CEO Deedra Hughes recently jetted off to Las Vegas for the third annual EVENTtech conference at the famed Bellagio hotel. The event took place on November 4 through 6 and spotlighted the latest trends in social media and event technologies with breakout sessions, lectures, case studies, insights, and more.

Structured in a “fast forward” format, the conference offered Ted-style sessions in 20-45 minute learning modules and classes. This structure made it easier to absorb detailed information. In addition, the conference provided an opportunity to test drive and view demos of the industry’s newest and latest hardware and software — including Google Glass! Deedra was able to experience an Explorer prototype model of Google Glass.