Sherri Barna

About Sherri Barna

Sherri Barna is the founder of Purple Bean Media, a digital marketing agency. Her passion is digital marketing. She's loved social media since ICQ and MySpace! Sherri graduated from Wilfrid Laurier in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Studies. She is happily married to her husband Stephen and together they have three children.

Stories: The Most Viewed Content on Instagram

Stories: The Most Viewed Content on Instagram A lot of people don’t know that stories are the most viewed content on Instagram, and because of that, it’s not included in their social media strategy. This is a major mistake.  When Instagram launched Stories in 2016, it revolutionized the way users view and interact with content

Stories: The Most Viewed Content on Instagram2024-06-18T13:17:36-04:00

Instagram’s Ranking Update April 2024

Exciting news - we just got wind of Instagram's ranking update! Instagram is rolling out updates to its ranking systems to amplify content from smaller, original creators throughout the social network. The platform, owned by Meta, notes that historically, creators with significant followings and accounts sharing reposted content have dominated reach. To address this, Instagram

Instagram’s Ranking Update April 20242024-04-30T13:51:12-04:00

Why you need to get on Threads

In an era that is based around digital connectivity and rapid information exchange, effective communication lies at the heart of every successful business endeavor. Meta’s “Threads” feature is an online social media service created by Mark Zuckerberg to enable users to share text, images, and videos, and engage with others’ content through replies, repost's, and

Why you need to get on Threads2024-02-17T12:40:26-05:00

5 Essential Elements Your Website Can’t Afford to Ignore

Website Elements you Need! If you have a website, this blog is a must read as we dive into 5 essential elements your website can't afford to ignore! In today's digital age, a website is often the first point of contact between a business and its potential customers. Whether you're a small business owner, a

5 Essential Elements Your Website Can’t Afford to Ignore2024-02-27T20:30:04-05:00

Craft Perfect Newsletters

In the dynamic landscape of digital communication, newsletters stand as indispensable conduits that facilitate direct and meaningful connections with your audience. Beyond mere email updates, newsletters play a pivotal role in fostering engagement, building lasting relationships, and distributing tailored content. This versatile tool finds its significance across diverse domains, from business and marketing to personal

Craft Perfect Newsletters2023-12-21T22:01:32-05:00

Mastering Christmas Marketing Strategies for the Holiday Success

It's time to dig into Christmas Marketing Strategies! The holiday season is upon us, and as the year comes to a close, it's the perfect time for businesses to ramp up their marketing efforts and capitalize on the festive spirit. Christmas is not just about giving and receiving gifts; it's also a prime opportunity for

Mastering Christmas Marketing Strategies for the Holiday Success2023-11-16T10:33:06-05:00

The Impact of Local SEO

Effective Local SEO Strategies In today's digital age, businesses are constantly looking for effective strategies to stand out from the competition and reach their target audience. In my last blog, I explain the power of Page One and how to get on the first page of Google.  One powerful tool that has emerged in

The Impact of Local SEO2023-05-18T14:00:35-04:00

SEO: Unlock the Power of Page One

WHY SEO MATTERS Mastering SEO is one area your business needs to invest in when it comes to digital marketing and marketing online. Here’s a frightening statistic: According to Backlinko,  0.63% of Google searchers click on results from the second page. Less than one percent of people click to page 2 of Google. So essentially,

SEO: Unlock the Power of Page One2023-05-16T14:02:04-04:00

Why You Should Hire a Social Media Manager

What should I Expect from Hiring a Social Media Manager? A social media manager should be knowledgeable about the best practices for managing social media accounts, such as creating content, engaging with followers, and monitoring analytics. They should be able to develop a comprehensive strategy for managing your social media presence, which could include creating

Why You Should Hire a Social Media Manager2023-01-20T13:50:49-05:00

10 Reasons You Need A Website

If you don't have a site, this blog is for you, and I'll provide 10 reasons you need a website. Every so often, I hear the question: do I really need a website for my business? I’ve gotten this far without one! This blog will not only answer this question (spoiler alert - YES YOU

10 Reasons You Need A Website2022-10-28T18:18:40-04:00

Purple Bean Media

Purple Bean Media knows success isn’t one size fits all. Contact us and we will help you customize your social media marketing plan to fit your business needs and bring you to the next level.


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