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@

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|0 Comments

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