The founder and CEO of Box Inc, Aaron Levie, is an innovative leader in the tech world — and online. On Twitter, Levie is a conversation starter and uses his platform to share his thoughts, opinions, and advice on software, technology, and crypto. He effectively uses his social media platform to authentically engage with his followers. Keep reading for our analysis of Levie’s online presence.    An Engaged Conversation Starter on Twitter On Twitter, Aaron Levie has a large audience with over 2.4 million followers. He has gained a large following by sharing his opinions, experiences, and even some jokes every now and then. Levie is a conversation starter and isn’t afraid to share his opinion and openly engage with other users. It's clear that he views this platform as a space to share his insights and interact with his followers and other...

The NBA playoffs have become a trending topic on Twitter as we get closer to the finals. Certain CEOs and executives have gone to Twitter to share their thoughts on the ongoing games. Executives involved in the NBA such as Micky Arison, Brandon Schneider, and Cynt Marshall have tweeted in support of their teams as the playoffs continue.  In this article, we will look at the top Tweets from these influential executives and how discussing trending topics on social media such as the NBA playoffs has also been beneficial for their brands.    Micky Arison  Chairman of Carnival Corporation Micky Arison took ownership of the Miami Heat in 1995. This week, the Miami Heat is playing the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. In light of this, Arison has used his Twitter account to support his team and spread positive messages about the...

Chief Executive Chair at Ann Summers and Knickerbox, Jacqueline Gold CBE is considered by many to be one of the most inspiring and successful executive women in the UK. In 1981, Gold wanted women to be able to purchase lingerie and sex toys in a high class environment. By 1987, Gold was appointed CEO of Ann Summers and turned a sex shop run by men into a multi-millon pound business run by women, for women.  On social media, Gold has created a women-centric and business-centric community by advocating for women’s autonomy and sharing her business advice throughout her content. Gold uses a comprehensive strategy across Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. In this article, we will be looking at how effective Gold’s influential presence is on Instagram in particular.    Authenticity and Inspiration on Instagram At the time of this article’s publication, Jacqueline Gold’s Instagram...

Maintaining an executive’s social media presence is no longer just a nice-to-have for organizations and their leaders. It’s becoming an essential part of every company’s business model. Still, far too many executives are avoiding social media altogether — and it could be costing them in more ways than expected. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of having your executives on social media, as well as how it should be positioned differently from the brand’s social media. ...

Social media hashtags are a ubiquitous feature found on many apps. From Instagram to LinkedIn, it's hard to scroll through any feed without seeing other users and brands adding hashtags to their content. For executives with a social media account, it's important to use hashtags both correctly and strategically. Posting consistently on social media is one aspect of a strong online presence, but making sure a CEO's content reaches as many users as possible is another challenge. In this article, we look at three different hashtag groups—popular hashtags, niche hashtags, and branded hashtags—and why an executive would want to use one over the other. Keep reading to the end where our marketing experts provide tips on how to optimize your social media content.   Learn about the pros and cons of three social media hashtag types   Popular hashtags Niche hashtags Branded hashtags Our Expert...

Executives who are cultivating an online presence should approach social media strategically. This includes setting KPIs (key performance indicators) and paying attention to social media metrics in order to achieve optimal engagement and performance. To give us more insight on the topic, today we will be speaking with our digital marketing analyst, Zahid Kachwala, who will offer his expertise on KPIs and metrics for executives on LinkedIn. ...

In today’s Executive Spotlight, we analyze how James Caan, the CEO of private equity firm, Hamilton Bradshaw, uses a diverse array of content types and repurposes posts across his Twitter and LinkedIn social media profiles. These practices help establish him as an executive with a strong online presence. ...