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.

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

Guide for Church Online Streaming

An Easy Guide for Church Online Streaming During the Pandemic Covid-19 has turned the world upside within a matter of weeks, including the church. A lot of churches weren’t ready to start streaming their services online, but in the wake of the hour by hour updates, this Sunday most churches won’t be able to meet

Guide for Church Online Streaming2022-04-15T13:59:21-04:00

COVID-19 is Giving Us What We Desperately Need – Rest. 

Everything is canceled.  This means we finally have time to stop the rush and enjoy the slow. We don’t have to run to dance or hockey or cooking class, rushing from activity to activity. The Coronavirus put us on a forced rest. Slowing down isn’t a part of our modern society, but it is much

COVID-19 is Giving Us What We Desperately Need – Rest. 2022-04-15T14:06:16-04:00

The 3 Biggest Benefits of Using a Professional Copywriter

When was it that you considered hiring a professional copywriter for your small business? Was it after struggling to come up with fresh blog topics six months in a row? After you became frustrated working on your company’s e-newsletter? Or when you realized your website wasn’t producing many leads? Whatever the reason may be, hiring a

The 3 Biggest Benefits of Using a Professional Copywriter2022-04-15T14:02:58-04:00

Customer Appreciation is a Growth Strategy

Customer appreciation is such an important facet of business, yet often overlooked by most business owners. But don't underestimate the power of appreciation. One reason I love networking is because I can look across industries and pull out what I like most about them, or what I perceive their strengths to be. The real estate

Customer Appreciation is a Growth Strategy2019-12-21T10:49:23-05:00

Facebook vs Instagram

Facebook vs Instagram Facebook vs Instagram - which platform is better for your business? Last week I released a video about Facebook sending more traffic to your website than Instagram. Click here to watch the video.  This is a very important element to consider when deciding if you will be using Facebook or Instagram

Facebook vs Instagram2022-04-19T11:14:42-04:00

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