Our top 5 fave paid & free stock photography websites

Creating original photography for your content marketing can be expensive, and we know exactly why! After all, we have our own in-house photographer, so we appreciate all the time, effort and skill that goes into creating this content. 

Visuals are an essential part of content marketing, it’s what initially draws people to your social media and website. Did you know that consumers are more likely to engage with visual content marketing over text-only content?

We recommend creating original content for all our clients, as it seriously elevates a brand and allows us to showcase your products in a unique and creative way that will resonate with your audiences. 

However, creating original photography isn’t always cost-effective or even possible for certain projects and therefore, we sometimes rely on stock photography!

Stock photos can be great for:

  • Adding a visual element to blog posts 
  • Creating lifestyle content for social media 
  • Advertising 

These are our top 5 favourite paid & free stock photography sites:

1. Shutterstock (paid)

We have a subscription for Shutterstock for when we have very specific image requirements that free stock photography websites just can’t fulfill. 

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With a Shutterstock subscription, you have access to a library of over 320 million images, with fresh content added daily. 

2. Unsplash (free)

Wow! Unsplash is an amazing resource for photography! They have over 2 million free high-resolution images available, created by a generous community of photographers. 

3. Rawpixel (free & paid)

Rawpixel is an awesome resource for stock photography and vectors. Rawpixel focuses and prides itself on bringing diverse stock photography to its users. They created and started the (One) World Face Project, with the ultimate goal of representing faces from around the world. A really beautiful project that we recommend checking out. 

They have some great options for paid and unpaid stock photography subscriptions:

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4. Pixabay(free)

Pixabay has a community of creatives, sharing copyright-free images, video and music. Under the free Pixabay License, you’re safe to use all content found on their website for commercial purposes.

5. Pexels (free)

Pexels is a great resource for free stock photography and videos, allowing you to access and use their images for commercial purposes including:

  • Commercial website 
  • Blog 
  • Products

When using stock photography or graphics, ensure you read through the licensing information and be careful to not infringe on the artist’s copyrights!.

Happy downloading.

We boosted their revenues by 104% – and more data on what we achieve for our clients

Are you looking for a social media agency in Vancouver? Selecting an agency that can prove it generates results for clients through social media marketing is key to making your investment worthwhile. 

Let’s take a closer look at some specific stats we have achieved for clients:

Digital Marketing for Vancouver Coffee Chain

For our client Waves Coffee House, we reached over 540,000 people in BC and Alberta through our social media and Google ad campaigns. That’s a lot of people now thinking about where to get their next cup of coffee and sweet treat. We’ll soon be launching their Spotify ad campaign – how exciting! 

One of Waves’ best performing posts in the last month has been this giveaway which resulted in the following: 

  • 3,090 reach
  • 3,538 impressions
  • 447 likes
  • 1,250 comments
  • 27 saves

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Some other great performing posts:

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Digital Marketing for eCommerce Brands

Through our email marketing campaigns and paid social media campaigns, we have been very successful at helping to increase revenues for eCommerce clients. 

For one such client, we helped generate over $45,000 with just 2 emails to their customers. 

For the same client, we transformed $776 in ad spend into over $28,000 in sales in one month.

We’re so grateful that we’ve been able to make a big impact on the growth of local Vancouver businesses with our digital marketing efforts.

We helped another eCommerce apparel client improve their website conversion optimization and increased their revenue by 104%. 

Digital Marketing for Vancouver Restaurants

By creating radio, Spotify and social media ads, we reached over 523,000 people to tell them about Disco Cheetah’s mouthwatering food, available for delivery and takeout.  

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Online Marketing for Travel Companies

With our social media ad management, we have increased website traffic for Sahara Touring – despite travel restrictions due to the current pandemic, over 4,800 visited their website so far, thanks to our social media services. 

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One of our top tips to increase social media engagement: Giveaways

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Another giveaway that we created for The Facial Room increased their following and engagement, some quick stats from this post are:

  • 70 profile visits 
  • 282 likes 
  • 555 comments 
  • 2,663 impressions 

We’re here to serve

Here at Legendary Social Media, we offer full-service social solutions to our clients, this includes:

  • Social media auditing, strategy & competitive analysis 
  • Creative direction & project management
  • Social media management 
  • Instagram stories & highlights
  • Influencer campaign management
  • Reporting
  • Paid ad campaign management 
  • Content creation
  • Styling & photography
  • SEO content writing 
  • Google PPC campaigns

By identifying the specific needs of our clients, we have been able to increase revenue, followers, website traffic and engagement through our work. 

According to research, 3.6 billion people are using social media worldwide. Therefore, you need to manage your social media effectively in order to reach your target audience. If managing your business’s social media platforms seems overwhelming to you, then consult with an expert, a social media agency! 

Want to step up your social media game in 2021 with a social media agency in Vancouver? Reach out to us for a custom quote! 

How often should your business post to Instagram Stories?

If your business isn’t currently utilizing Instagram Stories, then you’re missing out on a huge opportunity! Instagram Stories are one of the best ways to increase your engagement, build brand awareness, drive sales and they’re just really fun to create! Let’s take a deeper look:

Why should your business optimize Instagram Stories?

Instagram Stories have over 500 million daily users, therefore Instagram Stories have the potential to reach new potential customers and build a stronger connection with your current audience. 

Instagram Stories allow you to:

  • Share everyday moments with ease
  • Start conversations and get interactive with followers
  • Inform your following of promotions/giveaways/events/launches
  • Share user-generated content

The aspect that we love the most about Instagram Stories is the opportunity for engagement – by adding question stickers or polls to your posts, you not only start conversations, but you can gain more insight and feedback from your audience, learning what they like and don’t like. 

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Instagram has continued to develop its engagement-boosting features over the past few years, allowing you to be more authentic and humanize your brand. So if you’re not regularly publishing Instagram Stories for your business, then you’re missing out on an opportunity to connect with your audience. 

Posting consistently is key

There are no hard and fast rules to how frequently you should post on Instagram Stories, but we recommend keeping it consistent. Consistency is the key to social media in general and it’s no different for Instagram Stories. It will also depend on your business’s goals and the amount of time you are able to dedicate to your social media marketing. But if you can only post 3 times a week, then at least make sure you consistently do that. 

If you have a special event or promotion happening then we would advise you to bump up the frequency of how often you post to Stories! 

Ideally, you’re posting throughout the day, focusing on documentation rather than creation. Break it down and post 1-3 times morning, afternoon and evening to remind your followers of your event and showcase different aspects of the event! 

For example, you might want to try the following for a special event or:

  • BTS of your business operations
  • Showcase new products
  • How to use the product
  • Share customer reviewing the product
  • Customers unboxing/using products
  • BTS of packing orders

IG stories we created for our client The Facial Room during Black Friday week:

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So how many times should you post?

It’s up to you to find the sweet spot for your business’ needs, but we recommend posting to Stories up to 10 times a day. Any more and you risk being annoying and potentially getting muted by your followers. 

Some tips for posting to IG stories:

  • Don’t post all 10 Stories at once, schedule throughout the day
  • Don’t worry about the production of stories, your photos and video don’t have to be perfect (it’s a backstage pass into your business)
  • Engage your audience (ask them questions, answer their questions, and have meaningful conversations)

Are you and your business in need of help developing and creating a social media content strategy? Let us help with that! 

Client Feature: Disco Cheetah Korean Grill

We’re back with another client feature! This time, we’re super pumped to introduce one of our long-standing clients, Disco Cheetah Korean Grill

“We cook up bright, bold Korean dishes that are totally unique in Vancouver, you won’t find our flavours and colours anywhere else. And we serve it all hot, fast and in a format that’s affordable and comfortable for urban Vancouverites to enjoy.”

When we began working with Disco Cheetah in 2017 they were a popular local food truck that could be spotted around the streets of downtown Vancouver during the week, and at local farmers markets and events on the weekend. Since then, they have expanded to their first brick-and-mortar location on Davie St and have quickly established themselves as one of the top delivery restaurants in the city on UberEats. 

Our team can’t get enough of their delicious food!

What we provide for Disco Cheetah Korean Grill 

We manage nearly all of Disco Cheetah’s marketing needs. Our work so far has included creating and managing the following:

  • Social media marketing on Facebook and Instagram (including running contests and giveaways)
  • Content creation (captions and stories)
  • Community management
  • Food photography & styling 
  • Paid campaigns (leading audiences to their website and ordering from food delivery apps)
  • Local radio ads (listen for their ad running on 102.7 The Peak) 
  • Influencer media tastings

To grow Disco Cheetah’s following, our content manager, Nina, creates posts with engaging and humorous captions (so many puns!). Our in-house photographer, Kat, creates beautifully styled photoshoots showcasing their food’s bright colours.

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Influencer marketing in Vancouver

One of our favourite services that we provide to Disco Cheetah is hooking them up with local foodie influencers for media tastings and contests. These partnerships have generated a ton of brand awareness for the restaurant. Our monthly influencer lead contests generate 2,000+ entries each and gain Disco Cheetah an average of 100 new Instagram followers per month. 

Keep an eye on their Instagram for the next contest! 

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What can we do for you?

Are you ready to up your social media game? Legendary Social Media can help with that! We have a well-rounded team of experts who can help your business reach its goals. –

Is Instagram Checkout available in Canada?

Instagram Checkout is now available to all eligible Instagram business and creator accounts in the US, but what about Canadian users? 

In short, the answer is no. 

Canadian business users still don’t have access to this feature as of the date this blog was posted. But since this feature will likely be released north of the border soon, here’s what Canadians can expect from Instagram Checkout. 

What is the difference between Instagram Shopping and Instagram Checkout?

instagram-product-tag- legendary social media vancouverInstagram Shopping gives businesses the opportunity to easily link their shoppable products within Instagram, either in Instagram Stories or Feed. Users can simply tap on the product tags and be led to the brand’s website to view more information and purchase the product. See the example of how we tag products for our client, The Facial Room. Here we have tagged several product suggestions for dry skin within one post, encouraging users to checkout via The Facial Room’s website. 

Instagram Checkout is similar, but the major difference with this feature is that everything is done within Instagram. Customers never have to leave Instagram to complete a purchase. The first time a customer checks out, they simply fill out their name, email, shipping and billing information.

See the screenshots below of the Instagram Checkout process. 

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This feature is a great way to easily and quickly convert your Instagram audience into loyal customers. 

Should businesses set up Instagram Checkout?

The opportunity to turn a browser into a purchaser with just a few clicks could have a huge impact on your conversion rates. This feature creates an effortless experience for customers by ensuring the purchase process is simple, convenient and most importantly secure! 

So, to summarize, the benefits of Instagram Checkout are:

  • Allows users to purchase products in just two to three taps without leaving Instagram
  • Eliminates checkout form issues and errors that often result in cart abandonment due to user frustration
  • Businesses no longer need to worry about maintaining and optimizing a mobile-first webshop (ideal for small businesses that are just starting out with eCommerce)

What are the disadvantages of using Instagram Checkout?

There are a couple of drawbacks to using Instagram Checkout that should be considered:

  • Instagram will collect a commission from the merchant on every order that is processed via the app. The current selling fee is 5% per shipment or a flat fee of $0.40 of $8 or less (including PayPal fees). 
  • Businesses could lose out on valuable customer data. For example, when customers check out on your website, you have the opportunity to collect emails for future marketing purposes. By using Instagram checkout, your business can only access limited customer information.
  • Instagram Checkout eliminates website traffic by allowing people to make purchases within the app. This may affect your website’s SEO performance and could reduce product reviews on your website.

Overall, we believe the benefits of using Instagram’s checkout outweigh these negatives. Offering up a great way for small businesses to break into eCommerce and showcase their products to new audiences. 

A few tips for driving sales with Instagram Shopping

So whilst Canada still doesn’t have access to Instagram Checkout, let’s make the most of the tools we can use! You can still drive sales through Instagram by following these simple steps:

    1. Be consistent with your product tagging. If you’re posting three times a week, make sure at least two of these posts include tags to your products that drive customers to your external website. 
    2. Create some excitement with an exclusive product drop on Instagram. A great way to create a little buzz around your products is by launching a product exclusively to your Instagram audience. 
    3. Add product stickers to your Instagram Stories. Don’t overlook this feature – it’s another opportunity to redirect customers to shop on your website. 
    4. Share a sale or promotional code on your products. Running a sale or promotion is an undeniably great way to drive sales.
    5. Work with an influencer. Consider working with an influencer who can drive their larger audiences to your Instagram or website!
    6. Create striking photography. Instagram is ultimately a visual platform, so if you want to stop a customer in their tracks, then create visually appealing images that make them want to shop! We can help with this. 

Final thoughts

As Instagram continues to enhance its eCommerce abilities, shopping via the app is growing in popularity leading us to believe it’s only a matter of time until Instagram checkout is available everywhere. So we encourage you to start building your product catalogues now and familiarize yourself with the Instagram shopping features in order to benefit your business and drive eCommerce sales. 

What apps are you using to manage your social media channels? We recommend checking out these nine apps. 

 

Five content marketing mistakes to avoid (and why they’re hurting your brand)

We’ve previously covered why visual content is important for your business’s social media channels but today we’re talking about the pitfalls we regularly see in content marketing and how to avoid them. 

Here are five common content marketing mistakes to avoid: 

1. Failure to create a content calendar 

Okay, we know this seems obvious, but failure to plan is failure to launch. Having a content calendar should be part of your business/brand and marketing strategy because it’s the framework for the ongoing story you’re trying to tell your audience. 

Reasons why you should have a monthly content calendar in place:

  • Allows for advance planning
  • Identify important dates (holidays, events and launches)
  • Essential to maintaining consistency in your content
  • Easier to review/ get approval if that’s part of your workflow
  • Visual overview of the month ahead
  • Provides a record of past, present and future content
  • Time saver
  • Coordinate assets needed in advance

Not having a calendar in place could result in you and your team scrambling to create content more times than you’d care for. 

Here at Legendary, we use Google Drive and Asana to create our content calendars, which allows us to collaborate and review our work with team members and clients in real-time. 

2. Using the same content on each channel

We know cross-posting across all your social media channels is tempting – it’s so convenient after all! But each social media channel operates differently, not to mention each one has a different demographic and audience. 

Once you’re familiar with how each platform works, optimize your content for each channel. A caption that works on Facebook isn’t going to work on your Twitter account. Character count, formatting, hashtag use and URL use all vary depending on the platform.

Some posts will be suitable for multiple channels but may require small tweaks such as shortening or lengthening captions, taking away hashtags or using a video vs an image. 

 

3. Lack of consistency

Inconsistent messaging and infrequent posting could lead to your audience feeling confused and frustrated with your business.

A lack of consistency in your content could be avoided if you have a solid content calendar in place – we can’t stress the importance of having this tool enough!  

Take the time to review all your social media posts to ensure your content is consistent in voice, hashtags, keywords, images and call to actions. 

 

4. Creating quantity over quality content

Creating enough content to post every day is really hard. It’s time-consuming, takes a lot of resources and can cost money. Scale back and instead post quality content 4 times a week. 

Focus on what will keep your audience engaged and coming back for more. Ensure your contributions are valuable, informative and fun without doing a hard sell. Content marketing is NOT advertising. 

 

5. Neglecting data for future strategies

One of the biggest mistakes your business can make is not taking the time to analyze your metrics!

If you take the time to review the performance of your previous social media efforts, you can learn which posts your audience engaged with and which ones they didn’t. 

Use your data to strategize in creating your next content marketing campaign! 

 

Summary 

To have a successful content marketing campaign, avoid making all these mistakes. Be deliberate and strategic from planning to producing your content. Unsure about how to create a plan or strategy? Check out our blog on how to create a social media marketing plan

The Instagram Feed might go chronological. Here’s what you need to know

Rumours started circulating in mid-February that Instagram’s chronological Feed was making a comeback! This came after a ‘Latest Post’ feature was found deep in the app’s code. 

The discovery was first made by Jane Manchun Wong, a hacker based in Hong Kong who discovers unreleased features on apps just for fun. She has gained a significant following since revealing new features on Instagram, Spotify, LinkedIn and other apps months before they’ve officially been announced. 

Wong was the first to report on Instagram’s testing of hiding likes and revealed her findings on Twitter 2 weeks before Instagram started publicly testing. 

To keep up with her findings, follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/wongmjane

Instagram’s chronological Feed could possibly be making a comeback. How will this affect when and how often you post? 

What Instagram says about the chronological feed

Instagram has claimed the new feature is just a prototype, but highly requested tools have come to fruition in the past. 

It appears that the new feature will run parallel to the normal feed and the “Latest Posts” feature will act as a pop-up over the main feed when users log in – leading them to a new page that shows the most recent content from the accounts they follow. 

If the user chooses not to click through on “Latest Posts” they will just return to the standard feed based on Instagram’s algorithm. 

We’ve covered more on Instagram’s algorithm myths too. 

Since Wong’s Tweet about Instagram’s new features, Facebook has responded saying: “Latest Posts” feature came from their Hackathon, where employees come up with creative ideas, but they have no plans to move forward with the feature. 

What the chronological Feed would mean for your business

When Instagram removed the chronological feed in 2016 in favour of its current algorithm, it was met with backlash. Users now have to scroll through a feed ranked on what the algorithm calculates they’ll like best, personalized by profiles they follow and content they interact with regularly – as well as using past behaviours to predict what is important to the user. 

However, the algorithmic feed has often paid off for brands and businesses! Because the feed is personalized to each user, your business or brand is more likely to generate leads from loyal followers. 

If the “Latest Posts” feature comes to fruition, identifying your follower’s habits and learning when they’re online will become crucial to when you publish your posts. 

Digging through Instagram’s analytics will give you some insight. Hootsuite wrote a blog and created a tutorial on how to use Instagram’s insight.

Content is King

Algorithms and app development aside, the most important thing your brand or business can do to keep followers engaged is to consistently create quality content! 

Want more views on your YouTube videos? Here’s how:

Want more views on your YouTube videos? Here’s how: 

So you’ve got your YouTube channel up and running and you are ready to start posting videos in your unique way, and become a viral star. 

2 billion people watch videos on YouTube every month. So, a huge potential reach! 

But how do you tap into that audience on such a competitive social media platform? Here are six pro tips: 

 

Follow these six simple steps to get more eyes on your YouTube videos: 

One. Establishing an audience and zeroing in on them: 

Who is your audience? What do they like? Remember that nifty social media style guide you wrote a while ago? It’s a good time to revisit that. It’s also a good idea to have a plan with clear goals and a solid content strategy that will speak directly into the eyes and ears of your audience. 

The content you create needs to be specifically targeted to what your audience loves to watch, so do your research to see what your fans are into, and what they don’t like.

A good example is this video by Jackie Alia, a famous YouTuber and makeup artist. Her video about how to tie and wear headwraps and turbans is talking specifically to hijab-wearing women and has zeroed in on a specific niche of women: 

 

 

Be like Jackie Alia. 

 

Two. Improve your videos’ YouTube SEO and get up in the search ranks 

YouTube is a really great platform for posting and sharing videos, but it is also an optimized search engine that doesn’t look at the content of your video. Instead, it ranks your videos based on how you optimize the tags, category, description, and keywords for each video you post.

Researching and creating a list of your industry’s keywords or using Google Keyword Finder can be super helpful. 

Compile a list of your nice’s most used keywords and insert those words in your metadata (video titles, description text, subtitles, tags). 

Creating more content in line with those keywords is another sure way to release content that jives with your people! 

Three. Be unique with your content 

Although we are ALL inspired by someone or something, directly replicating your favourite YouTuber isn’t going to get you your own unique fanbase. 

Did your favourite YouTuber make a video about how they clean their house? Then maybe your video is about how to clean your house with all-natural products, or how to buff the taps in your washrooms to get them extra shiny. 

The content you are creating, although done before, should be specific and unique to you and your brand. Use your voice to create something different! 

Four. Customize your thumbnails 

We are visual creatures. Youtube video thumbnails are designed to make viewers stop and want to watch your vids. When users are scrolling through YouTube your thumbnail should be interesting and entice your viewers to click play! 

Try using a clear and close up portrait of your face or adding text to your thumbnail, adding a filter to your videos to keep your look specific and on brand or making it uniquely visually appealing. Remember, you want to be the one who stands out in your niche! 

 

Five. Keep your videos streaming by creating playlists 

The goal here is to keep people watching your content. To keep people on your channel in YouTube, create a playlist of your videos that will continue to play after the last has ended and reduce the risk of them darting off to another page. 

 

Six. Be social and build relationships! 

Increase the likelihood of someone re-visiting your channel by engaging with your fans! Chances are you will begin building relationships with your fans, which will make them want to watch more videos overall. Build authentic, genuine and sustainable relations with viewers by: 

  • replying to comments 
  • including other people’s content in your videos
  • running contests 
  • making reaction videos to comments or other videos 

 

Building your following takes time but getting started is always the first step to a more successful, more watched, and more liked YouTube channel. 

 

Social Media Client Feature: The Facial Room

Kind, beautiful and powerful are three words that describe Patricia Asmar to a T. We began working with Patricia’s business, The Facial Room, in the summer of 2019. The Facial Room is Canada’s largest online retailer of Eminence Organic Skin Care, based in Surrey, and Patricia is also a top facialist in the Greater Vancouver Area. 

Here’s why we love Patricia and The Facial Room so much, and what our work for her brand entails. 

Our social media client, The Facial Room 

The Facial Room is Canada’s largest Eminence Organic Skin Care online retailer. A C.I.D.E.S.C.O. trained and internationally certified esthetician, Patricia Asmar has always been passionate about skin care. When she discovered Eminence Organic Skin Care line, she was amazed. She became a leading expert in the line, using it on her clients – and herself, of course. And you should see her skin! Patricia has redefined “glowing skin” by taking the term to a whole new level.

The Facial Room has been in business for 19 years, with the eCommerce side being active for about 6 years. 

Whether clients are looking to break away from break outs of shoo away their crow’s feet, The Facial Room helps them get the skin of their dreams at Patricia’s spa, or from their own homes!

The Facial Room’s social media

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A peek at the Instagram Feed we created for The Facial Room, including photography by our own Adrian Perry. October 2019.

At Legendary, we handle all of The Facial Room’s social media. In order to do that, we take care of the following elements:

One: Visual feed styling and photography

One of our core responsibilities is to represent The Facial Room’s brand visually on social media. In order to achieve this, Adrian does prop styling and photography using Eminence Organics products that are available through The Facial Room’s website. We focus on a natural colour scheme in the photos, with a cozy, moody feel. This connects with the natural ingredients in Eminence Organic Skin Care’s products. 

Two: Instagram and Facebook marketing

Legendary runs The Facial Room’s Instagram and Facebook accounts. We create The Facial Room’s Instagram Stories and manage the shoppable Instagram Feed. To help build the company’s social media following, we focus heavily on education in each post in order to instill trust in the products from the brand’s customers. Our posts for Instagram are slightly different than Facebook, in order to communicate effectively with the audience of each platform, which are not quite the same. We manage comments, DMs, account growth and product tagging. We love getting to highlight the company’s awesome service. Seriously – they even send samples and organic Belgian chocolates with every order! 

Three: Paid campaigns 

Another element of our work with The Facial Room is the paid campaigns we create and optimize. The goal of these campaigns is to drive sales – therefore, we first set up a campaign to drive traffic to The Facial Room’s website, then a separate campaign focused on converting looky-loos into paying customers. In all, we built over 100 ads across 6 audience groupings for the first phases of these two campaigns.

Social Media Client Feature: Umai Hot Dogs Canada

When it comes to social media, bring us a way to make jokes about meat and buns coming together and we’ll create some true awesomeness! And that’s why we’re so stoked to be working with California hot dog chain Umai Hot Dogs. With Umai Hot Dogs opening their first Canadian restaurant here in Vancouver, we think it’s time they join the ranks of Little Kitchen Academy, GOeVisit, and Waves Coffee, getting their own social media client feature. 

Our social media client, Umai Hot Dogs Canada 

Umai Hot Dogs was born in 1992, when Loi Tran and his wife were given an old, broken down hot dog cart. Loi used a wheel from his daughter’s tricycle to fix up the cart and opened it up in San Jose, California. But Loi and his wife didn’t want to just have a plain old hot dog cart. Instead, they came up with their own recipes and created their own sauces, which they made fresh every morning. They also sourced local ingredients, getting the best hot dogs, sausages, buns, and more. 

All their hot dogs are made with premium cuts of meat and having all natural casings. They’re also gluten-free, naturally smoked, and contain zero MSG, by-products, or fillers. Vegetarian options are available too.

Today, Umai offers over 27 signature hot dog flavours. Don’t want one of these? You can also make your own custom dog with whatever toppings and sauces your little heart desires! Then build your meal with a variety of specialty items, including a fried banana dog, Poku Wings, Tori Wings, specialty noodles, umami glazed hamburgers, and Umai’s famous waffle dog. Can’t wait to put a truffle dog in your mouth? Neither can we! 

Our social media work for Umai Hot Dogs Canada 

We love a good dancing hot dog GIF – and making pre-teen-esque jokes about weiners. But our work on Umai Hot Dogs Canada’s social media goes well beyond that! 

We created a fun Grand Opening ad campaign. It was focused on making sure as many people as possible heard about this amazing restaurant. And we even managed to sneak in a few adorable hot dog GIFs! We also helped coordinate Umai’s grand opening promotions. 

Some fun stuff we’ve made for Umai Hot Dogs so far:

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Let the spinning wheel of hot dogs hypnotize you… GIF created by Legendary Social Media for Umai Hot Dogs Canada

In addition to our work on Umai Hot Dogs’ grand opening, we have done a variety of work on their social media accounts. This work includes: 

  • Setting them up for SEO
  • Planning their photos
  • Creating stop motion videos
  • Managing their social media 
  • Guiding their media tasting event with local foodie influencers

The best part of all this work? It’s on our plate. That means Loi can concentrate on what he’s serving up on his plates at his first Canadian Umai Hot Dogs location. 

We wish you all the best, Umai! And we’re thrilled to be part of this next phase in Umai’s path to total hot dog domination! 

 

See more of our client features here.

Waves Coffee House

GOeVisit

Little Kitchen Academy