To post or not to post that is the question….

It’s safe to say at Crush Brands we LOVE social media. Hashtags, selfies, you name it, we love it. Thanks to facebook, instagram, and twitter it can take about two seconds to share the pic of you and your duck face to all of your followers, or that delicious meal you just grilled, which happens to have an amazing sunset in the back, shoot another insta moment. Hey, we’ve all been there, going a little picture crazy and we’ve all been perusing our timelines saying “Ugh not another baby picture.” Its easy to get caught up in the social media moment, however we have a few ways you can keep your followers happy and keep you savvy when deciding on pictures to upload and which to keep on your camera roll.

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o   Posting a ton of pictures in one day will only annoy your followers and clog their feeds; this is the #1 way to get unfollowed. No matter who you are, four pictures a day is the ultimate. 

o   If you went to a great party or event one or two pictures…or hell whip up a collage if you can’t decide on your favorites.

ImageImageClassic family pic #Boring…..playing in the ocean however…looks like a blast and it’s not something you see everyday! POST!

o   A #selfie everyday isn’t good for you or your followers…and its just annoying. 

 o Don’t take the above the wrong way we all have those days where were like “damn I look good”….upload that picture and own it, but save us the ohhh #NoMakeup #IDontCare caption…you know you look good and so do we.

o   One baby/dog/cat photo every few days is tolerable, remember self-control instagrammers.

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This collage is a Grade A example of too much….yes your dog is adorable…but with this collage your too overwhelmed to even take in the cuteness!

o   Sunsets….we see them everyday…nobody cares that yours was extra pretty tonight.

o   When it comes to pictures of your food…if your at your local TGI Fridays save those for snapchat…if your in France eating escargot we can handle a picture.

o   Met your favorite celeb….post that and let everyone be jealous, plus if your lucky you might get a response from them!

o   Is the screenshot your about to upload an inside joke or something all of your followers can relate to….if its on our timeline we want to laugh too.

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o   If you are making a peace sign or duckface in a fun picture….awesome post it…..if you are being serious about it….ABORT

o   No need to #MCM or #WCW every week…every now and then we love to see you and your significant love all over our timeline…but if its every week we are lead to the thinking “OMG your girlfriend is your #WCW….didn’t see that one coming” 😉

o   Found an adorable baby picture of yourself…totally expectable on Thursdays….#TBT…DUH

o  Last but not least….when posting a picture you have to think if its 1 am and your five tequila shots deep…might not be the best time to post anything.

 

Now guys all that said don’t be “that guy” or “that girl” clogging up our feeds…..keep it classy and back away from your smart phone people. Always keep your followers guessing what you’re going to post next 😉

 

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The Crush Brands team is growing once again. To kick of the summer we would like to welcome intern Max Clason to the CB family. Find out more about Max….

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  1. Where are you going to college: Oklahoma State University…..Go Pokes!
  2. What is your degree in: Political Science and General Business
  3. Favorite Color: Going to have to go with Purple….I grew up obsessed with Barney what do you expect?
  4. Favorite Animal: Horse obsessed
  5. Favorite Perfume: Bond No. 9
  6. Do you have any siblings? Two younger, wild dirtbiken brothers .
  7. Favorite TV show? I can’t miss a Thursday night Scandal.
  8. Have you ever been out of the country: Nope, not yet, but it’s definitely in my future.
  9. PC or Mac: Once you go Mac you never go back.
  10. What do you order at starbucks: I’m not much for coffee but I LOVE me some pumpkin loaf.
  11. Who is your style inspiration: The one and only LC from Laguna Beach baby!
  12. One thing in your closet you cant live without: My baseball hats…..I have somewhat of an hat addiction.
  13. Favorite Song: It’s a toss up between Beat of the Music by Brett Aldridge or Latch by Disclosure.
  14. Guilty Pleasures: Oh that’s a given…ice cream….mint chocolate chip preferably…but any kind will do 😉
  15. Name one food you cant live without? Oh I couldn’t live without my apple slices and peanut butter (only jif.)
  16. An embarrassing moment that still makes you cringe? I’m constantly embarrassing myself…one that I still cant believe was I fell on my face in front of about 5,000 people at the biggest horse show of the year (not over exaggerating.)
  17. Name one thing you want to do before you die? I would love to go skydiving…gotta grow some lady balls and just do it!
  18. Two hobbies you have: Showing horses and going to watch my brother race professional motocross….go Cade Clason #761!
  19. What are three things still left on your bucket list? To travel to Australia, learn to surf, and go to the Winter Olympics.
  20. Favorite social media platform? That’s a hard one since I love them all, but if I had to pick one it would be Instagram, I love sharing pictures of me with my family and friends!
  21. Best prank you have ever pulled on someone? I can show you better than I can tell you: https://vine.co/v/hnFuqLVO0dU
  22. Biggest Pet Peeve? When I am at the gym (yes I workout) and someone is hovering over me to use the machine next…drives me NUTS.
  23. You can play the starring role in one TV show that’s already aired, what would it be? Consider it handled and call me Oliva Pope.
  24. Least favorite chore? I would rather do just about anything besides folding laundry.
  25. You’ve traded numbers, who makes the first move…you or him? I know it’s the 21st century, however, I tend to be a bit old fashion….he has my number, so its his move to make.
  26. What 3 songs would be included in the soundtrack to your life? Baby Got Back by SirMixaLot (hey it fits)….You Gotta Be by Des’ree….We Cant Stop by Miley Cyrus
  27. Favorite Quote: I think Tupac said it best: “You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened…or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f*** on.”