Are you looking to up your company’s social media game? Check out this list of local Cleveland businesses, blogs, and more that are doing a great job at social media marketing for some tips and inspiration!
From creative hashtags to unique Twitter icons of their players, the Indians have done a great job at dominating social media.
One of their newer and most successful tactics involves Snapchat, which has their followers embark on a treasure hunt during games to receive exclusive prizes.
As a popular local restaurant chain in Cleveland, Barrio has crafted an impressive online presence with their social media pages. From menu specials to photo contests for customers, Barrio has been able to keep their followers updated and a part of the fun.
Following its debut in 2013, The Cleveland Flea has become a beloved event for many Clevelanders. Their Facebook page boosts over 27,000 likes and keeps followers in the loop with frequent updates, a spotlight series of venders called “Makers Series,” and guest bloggers. All around, The Cleveland Flea does a great job at keeping their content fresh and interesting.
— CLE Clothing Co. (@CLECLOTHINGCO) August 21, 2016
Best known for their creative T-shirts, car stickers, and much more, CLE Clothing Co. lives up to their cool name.
With great photos of their products, and a Snapchat that offers followers exclusives deals and discounts, this company has earned an impressive name for itself from its intuitive social media marketing tactics.
If you are an avid shopper and unfamiliar with Avalon Exchange, their Instagram page is definitely worth the look. With two locations in Cleveland, this up-cycle clothing store strategically uses Instagram and Facebook as online storefronts.
By posting photos of their newest and most exclusive inventory, they give followers the firsthand opportunity to buy items before anyone else.
CLEseats is a recent start-up that helps you find a place to eat or drink based on location, price or cuisine. With featured deals, appetizing photos, and information about special events, their Cleveland social media pages have been able to help the business reach a variety of new customers.
— Melt Bar and Grilled (@MeltBarGrilled) August 21, 2016
Not only is Melt a Cleveland staple, but due to its hip atmosphere and outstanding menu the franchise has expanded to many other locations in Ohio.
And with over 19,000 followers on Twitter, Melt has made a name for itself outside the kitchen. By tweeting out to other local businesses, the owners have built solid social media connections that help get Melt’s name out.
Big big night downtown! First Place game at Progressive, First Preseason game at First Energy and Paul McCartney at the Q! And oh yeah we’re still Champions of the World! More team C shirts arrived this week! Pick one up for the weekend and show your Team Cleveland Pride! #cleveland #cle #theland #dawgpound #teamcleveland #216 #thisiscle
Original and one-of-a-kind clothing items have made this company famous in Cleveland. Boasting over 36,000 followers on Instagram alone, their pages have taken Cleveland social media by storm. Posting everything from new products to activities in the Cleveland area and much more, it’s no surprise that they have generated a lot of buzz on social media.
This new yoga-movement company is currently taking over Cleveland. By hosting large yoga classes at hot spots all around the city, Believe in CLE has made a quite an impact on the local community. Follow all of their action by searching for their hashtag #believeincle.
If you are an animal lover, you will get a kick out of the Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s social media pages. When you follow their accounts you get a firsthand look at behind-the-scene pictures and videos of the animals, can learn about ticket specials, and discover annual events.
Also known as Destination Cleveland, Cleveland’s tourism bureau is one of the better known social media accounts around town. With their widely popular hashtag #ThisIsCle that can be found on almost every social media outlet, they have become a common household name. Not to mention they are close to hitting 80k likes on Facebook, (That’s nearly 20% of the Cleveland population!)
12. Pour Cleveland
If you are a coffee addict, then you need to start following Pour Cleveland. As an international coffee bar, Pour Cleveland posts updates of their newest coffees that you can’t find anywhere else, information about special events, and recently available foods and products.
13. CLE Foodies
This food blog became very popular on social media in the Cleveland area and quickly grew into more than just a blog. With daily posts that integrate a number of local popular hashtags, it makes sense that they have gathered nearly 18k followers on Instagram!
14. In the CLE
— In The CLE (@InTheCLE) August 20, 2016
In the CLE is a citizen-run twitter page that lets Clevelanders share and post their love for the city. With a new “tweeter” each week, In the CLE has quickly become a popular spot to learn about local restaurants, events, and much more, all through the power of Twitter!
One of Cleveland’s most beloved sweet spots, Mitchell’s is a well-known hub for locals. From newly available flavors to the story behind their ingredients, you can learn a lot about their brand when you follow their various social media pages.
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