Category: Just For Fun

Our Favorite Summer Cocktails Featuring Citrus

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Summer has officially arrived! Although summer looks slightly different than what we’re accused to, we are still enjoying time outside and finding ways to celebrate the little things in life! When I think of summer, I think of hot sandy beaches, delicious grilled food, and scrumptious cocktails. Summer cocktails should empathize freshness, which helps us … Continued

Citrus Social’s Quarantine Necessities

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It’s been a little over a month of being limited to the confines of our homes – anyone else losing their mind yet? With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and our lives being put on hold, we’ve had to adapt to this newfound cabin fever inducing lifestyle. To avoid going absolutely stir crazy, we have … Continued

Our Main Squeeze: Alicia Hansen Writing and Yoga

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There are so many fantastic, inspiring, amazing, strong female entrepreneurs in Cleveland. We are getting a head-start on a 2019 goal: to shine a spotlight on incredible women who we absolutely LOVE.  The social climate is shifting and female partnerships and friendships are becoming not just necessary, but also fruitful and FUN. In that spirit, we … Continued

Autumn Awes: Things to Fall into in the CLE

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Cleveland is a growing industrial city, but we are also a city with all the charm you can imagine when thinking of the Midwest. From football games to maple and apple spiced treats, Cleveland has all the traditions that make the fall months ones to cherish. As Cleveland grows, there is a surge in new … Continued

Cleveland Spring Fever

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Here at Citrus Social, we can’t for spring! Especially in Cleveland, spring means everyone stepping out from their cocoons of big jackets and boots to emerge into sun and fun. Spring just feels fresh and you know we love that! Here are some of our favorite things about spring in Cleveland: Patio Season Restaurants and … Continued

LIVE-n Up Your Social Media

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Looking for a way to give your business’ social media a refresh? Why not try using a live streaming feature, such as Facebook Live or live videos through Instagram Stories?   These newer additions to the Facebook and Instagram platforms have become popular ways of engaging followers. In fact, Facebook and Instagram will even notify … Continued

A Fresh Take on Negative Comments

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It happens to all brands: negative comments or reviews in a public, online forum. We wanted to provide some graceful ways to respond that help minimize any online backlash. Research the Situation Before responding to any negative comments, first check the facts. Did a waiter really drop a tray of food all over someone? Did … Continued

Social Media Resolutions for a Fresh 2018

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As we get ready to ring in 2018, it’s the time to make resolutions. You might have some personal ones you’d like to make, but it’s also a great time to make some resolutions for your business’ social media pages as well.     Not sure where to start? Here are some suggestions: Create an … Continued

The Business Boosting Power of Bloggers

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You’re looking to promote your new business, new product, or upcoming event. Maybe you’ve heard about blogger or influencer outreach, but aren’t sure where to or even if you should start… Using bloggers or other social media influencers help increase your brand awareness, by exposing your business to a new crop of social media users. … Continued

A FRESH Take on Fall Flavors

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It’s November. We’re in the heart of fall and we’re loving it!  Sweater weather, apple picking, pumpkins, leaves changing, and THANKSGIVING. Oh, and did we mention fall food? Let’s be honest – fall flavors like pumpkin, cinnamon, apple, and cranberry are beyond tasty. But as we drift further and further away from summer, we’ve also … Continued

Organic Values Keep Citrus Grounded

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  Back when I didn’t work for myself, I worked with plenty of incredible people who taught me so much. I have learned the importance of investing in comprehensive company values as a business owner because it undoubtedly helps employees, vendors and even clients realize where a business owner’s heart and brain meet. Values represent … Continued

Super Bowl Ad Showdown – When Marketers Talk

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Yesterday, Citrus Social went downtown to convene with fellow marketers to talk about the only important thing about the Super Bowl…the commercials. The American Marketing Association Northeast Ohio Chapter held a commercial showdown at the swanky new Schofield Hotel in Downtown Cleveland. The event featured a 16-commercial bracket and three panelists to lead the discussion. … Continued

If Your Zodiac Sign was a TV Character

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  While I don’t take it too seriously, it’s super fun to learn about astrology. It’s not that I necessarily believe the stars line up perfectly with reality, but I think knowing a little bit about it makes for great conversations and getting to know others on a deeper level. It’s a fun hobby that … Continued

The Silliest Moments from the 2017 Golden Globes

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While they do promote some self-indulgence, narcissism and competition, there is something timeless, tasteful and glamorous about awards shows. Showbiz is as American as apple pie. Awards shows give us normal people the opportunity to watch actors and actresses step out of character, get dolled up and hang out with their equally glamorous friends. You … Continued

XOXO, A Millennial Content Marketer

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Avery here. GG was on air from 2007-2012 – I was in high school from 2007-2011 and extremely devoted to the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite. Watching the show back then, I was enamored with the clothing, elaborate lifestyle, and the hot and heavy relationships. Today, I can still obsess over all of those things … Continued