About David

Social Impressions is a Maine Based social media marketing agency that specializes in social media for the hospitality industry. We work with hotels, restaurants, and boutique retail shops to help increase their brand connection and personal customer service efforts. If you are looking to find updated information about how to increase your revenue for next year, you have come to the right place. If you are looking for help with getting people to stop looking at your menu through the window, but never walking inside, you have come to the right place. If you are looking to make your customers feel special, important, and connected – you have come to the right place. Need help with something I haven’t written about? Email me at David@

How To Download a Video From Facebook

Recently a client called me and asked, “How do I download a video from of Facebook so that I can upload it again someplace else?” The answer to me seemed pretty obvious – just right click and choose “save” – right?


If you simply right click a video on Facebook and choose to “save as” you […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Social Media Tips|0 Comments

How To Request Your Account Be Verified By Twitter

A common question I get from my clients is how to get their Twitter account verified. The question is usually presented something like this: “How can I get that little blue check next to my Twitter profile?”

The little blue check they are referring to is the signification that your Twitter account […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Social Media Helps Army Wives

My husband enlisted in the Army almost seven years ago this fall. We had been together for a few years and decided to get married before he headed off to basic training. The day came for him to leave and I felt like my whole world was turned upside down. I had no idea what […]

By |August 18th, 2016|Advice, Military and Social Media|0 Comments

3 Ways to Use Facebook Live for Your Retail Business

Not too long ago Facebook rolled out their answer to Periscope, Blab, and Meerkat – Facebook Live. This new service allows users to stream live broadcasts direct from their mobile device to their Facebook followers.

Not many people had heard of Facebook Live until the House Democrats used it to live-stream their sit-in – this live […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Social Media|0 Comments

Finding Your Purpose In Life

Finding your purpose in life can seem like a never-ending search for the fountain of youth. When I was growing up I was under the impression that God gives everyone a purpose (which I believe he does) and eventually there is an epiphany moment when the clouds clear, the heavens open wide, and a deep voice […]

By |November 1st, 2015|Advice, Inspiration|0 Comments

My Biggest Business Challenge Yet

For the past 13 days, I have faced the largest challenge of my entrepreneurial career. It is one that no business guru could have prepared me for and one that I never really considered when I struck out on my own. It has required almost all my energy, thinking, and time and has resulted […]

By |October 14th, 2015|Advice|0 Comments

What Is Alzheimer’s Like?

I’ll warn you ahead of time, this blog has nothing to do with business – but for me, business, life, and spare time all mesh. I think a lot of my followers have been touched by Alzheimer’s and wonder what it’s like. I asked my Mom this very question two years ago and here’s […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Advice, Inspiration|1 Comment

What No One Will Tell You About Being An Entrepreneur

I’ve wanted to be an entrepreneur my whole life. If you’ve ever seen me speak, you’ve no doubt heard my story about setbacks, comebacks, and waiting periods. Prior to starting my own company, Social Impressions, I worked for other people. I ran the gamut – mostly focused within the social media world. When I was […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Social Media a Vortex?

Recently I was asked to do a seminar on the value of social media, a common topic for me to speak about. When I came off stage one of the attendees came up to me nearly out of breath and emphatically exclaimed to me, “I don’t know what else you do with your life, but […]

By |June 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t Be a Jerk (when sending email)

I’m a sensitive Suzy, I’ll admit it. I take things personally sometimes that shouldn’t be taken personally and my feelings get hurt if someone tells me I suck at something that I think I’m great at. I think the sensitivity comes from being a very passionate person who knows just one speed limit, 100mph. Naturally […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Advice, Social Media|0 Comments