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@

6 Mistakes To Avoid With Your Social Media Marketing

For the past 8 years of my life, I have invested my time in helping business owners grow their online presence, exposure, and cash flow. I’ve seen a lot of great results for my clients but I’ve also seen a lot of missteps. Here are the 5 social media mistakes I see most often.


By |September 14th, 2017|Advice, Social Media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Can’t I Edit Facebook Link Previews Anymore?

Remember the good old days when you could post a long URL into Facebook and then edit the preview pane so that the article header was accurate and the description was eye catching? Well, those days are gone and you can thank the proliferation of fake news as the cause. This new and unwelcomed change to […]

By |August 14th, 2017|Social Media Tips, Uncategorized|1 Comment

10 Tips for Success with Facebook Live

Thinking about using Facebook Live for your business but not sure where to start? Below are 10 tips for getting the most out of your Facebook Live experience.

Promote the event before you go live.

Go Live when you have a strong signal. If no signal is available, use wi/fi.
Write a description that will […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Social Media|2 Comments

3 Ways To Encrypt Your Online Communication

I first became interested in my ability to encrypt my online communication when I had the opportunity to chat with the young men partially responsible for organizing the Arab Spring. Back then, it was apparent that everyone’s safety and privacy was paramount. Now I am concerned with safety and security as I continue on […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Advice|0 Comments

The Most Popular Twitter Terms Defined

It seems like every day there is a new term or buzzword with social media, so we thought it would be smart of us to take a moment and explain the most commonly used Twitter terms and their definitions. Check out the list below and if we let anything out – leave it in the […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Social Media, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

12 Online Video Ideas for Your Cannabis Business

There is no doubt that Facebook has quickly become a very video friendly social network. It seems every time I open up my newsfeed half the posts are either videos or Facebook Live. The question is, if you are operating in a restricted industry such as the Cannabis Industry, how can you use video best […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Marketing, Social Media for the Cannabis Industry|0 Comments

How To Retrieve Your Facebook Password (A Few Options)

We’ve all been there. Sitting at the computer with a blank stare on your face as Facebook asks you for your login and password. Password, who remembers their password now-a-days? Doesn’t everyone just save it and use the auto-login option…or whatever happens to magically make our Newsfeed appear? In short, No. Here’s what […]

By |November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Media For Churches

Many churches are run by a generation that does not understand social media and how to use it effectively. But, social media can get your church the exposure that you need to build your congregation and get your message out to the public. If you have tried to build a social media presence but it […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Social Media, Social Media Tips|2 Comments

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|2 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