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@

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

What Chickens Know About Social Media

Many of you know that I am a wanna-be farmer. If you add up the various animals we cater too you would find a list that I believe would make Noah proud. Starting in the house we have one Pomeranian, one Yorkiepoo, two cats, and one beta fish. As we venture to the backyard the fun […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Social Media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Get Someone to Help You Pack Your House

(Don’t have time to read the whole thing? I made the important stuff bold.)

Recently a dear friend of mine announced he was moving from Portland to Virginia and asked me to help him pack his things. Without consideration I immediately volunteered and a few days later I found myself knee-deep in books about […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Shorten A Website Link

 I get asked a lot about tweeting out website links and how to make them “less ugly.” My favorite tool for this is called is a website that allows you to paste a long URL like this: and turn it into something short and sweet like this: Go ahead – click both links, you […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Increase Views to Your LinkedIn Profile

From personal experience, I believe LinkedIn is a great way for business professionals to make connections. Whether or not you are new to LinkedIn, increasing your profile views can lead to exciting opportunities and new contacts. Take my advice and follow these five steps to increase LinkedIn profile views:

1). Make your headline stand out! A […]

By |June 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using Facebook to Market Your Hotel

 Social media sites such as Facebook have been rapidly expanding for years. What started as a way for people to quickly share photos with friends and family has evolved into something much greater. By now you most certainly know the advantage of Facebook for your hotel, but below are a few tips on how to […]

By |June 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solution Partnership with HootSuite

Social Impressions is proud to announce that we are now a HootSuite Solution Partner.

HootSuite is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Key social network integrations include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+, plus a suite of social content apps for […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Social Media|0 Comments

3 Public Speaking Tips from Former White House Correspondent, Bob Berkowitz

Recently I had the opportunity to spend the day with a man who millions of people have watched as a television broadcaster, Bob Berkowitz. Mr. Berkowitz has done some pretty amazing things in his life; ranging from being a founding journalist of CNN, a White House Correspondent during the Reagan Administration, to writing a best-selling book. […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Advice|0 Comments