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.

Business Networking and Why It’s Important

What is Business Networking? Business networking is a way to make connections with people in the business world. It is the process of meeting and establishing relationships with other entrepreneurs and professionals. Business networking can be done online or offline, and in-person or virtually. It doesn't matter where it is done, only that it is

Business Networking and Why It’s Important2022-04-15T13:06:09-04:00

Why Blogging can Improve SEO

Blogging is a content marketing strategy that has been around for decades and can increase your SEO results. It allows companies to publish articles and post original content on their blog, which will attract web traffic. Blog posts can help attract more customers and improve the SEO of the company's website. The advantage to blogging

Why Blogging can Improve SEO2022-04-15T13:09:13-04:00

Social Media and Mental Health: A Concerning Link

Social Media and Mental Health Can using social media frequently impact our mental health? Studies are starting to show that this may be the case. A study came out of the University of Pennsylvania which had two groups of students. One group was able to continue using social media regularly; the other group was to

Social Media and Mental Health: A Concerning Link2022-04-15T13:15:18-04:00

Content Ideas for April 2021

Everybody needs content ideas! The biggest complaint I hear regularly is this “I just don’t know what to post!!” This is not a great position to be in, especially if you are trying to build your brand using social media marketing and content marketing! If you feel stuck, don't worry, I have your back. Take

Content Ideas for April 20212022-04-15T13:20:31-04:00

Who Is Your Business Competition?

Who is your business competition? It's not who you think! You may assume that it is the other companies in your niche, but it goes further than that. Your true competition is more the status quo and often not other businesses who do the same services you provide. Your competition is usually people who think

Who Is Your Business Competition?2022-04-15T13:40:49-04:00

He chose his phone over his girlfriend & why that matters for marketing

The correlation between phone addiction and marketing Our phones have our attention. All the time. No matter what. Last Saturday, my husband, kids, and I went to Beertown for supper. I noticed this cute couple who were probably in their young twenties on what appeared to be a first or second date. They caught my

He chose his phone over his girlfriend & why that matters for marketing2022-04-15T13:50:30-04:00

Instagram Reels

If you have a pre-teen in the house, you have probably heard about TikTok potentially being banned in the States. TikTok took the world by storm, and Facebook took notice.  Last week Instagram introduced REELS on Instagram, a TikTok knock off.  Reels allows users to record ad edit short-form videos with music and audio soundtracks,

Instagram Reels2020-08-17T10:00:55-04:00

The New, Terrifying Email Scam

THE EMAIL SCAM There's a new email scam going around that would terrify most people if it ever landed in their inbox. About a year ago I received one of these email scams, and it shook me. I freaked out when I received it. I was literally shaking, I got light-headed, I felt nauseous.  Here’s

The New, Terrifying Email Scam2022-04-15T13:44:04-04:00

Don’t Focus on Going Viral with your Video Marketing

Going viral with a social media video is amazing, but it shouldn't be your goal. Use social media platforms and video marketing to grow your business, and get in front of your target audience. But doing this consistently isn't enough anymore, for some reason, we aren't happy unless we go viral. Shift Your Perspective on

Don’t Focus on Going Viral with your Video Marketing2022-04-15T13:51:34-04:00

Tips for Working From Home

Last week, my husband joined me for a Facebook Live, and we gave some practical tips on how to work from home efficiently and effectively. He has been working from home since we’ve been married, and I’ve been doing it for around 7 years. We have learned how to work well at home, even with

Tips for Working From Home2022-04-15T13:53:31-04:00

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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