Future Now Media Blog

May 13th, 2015 / by Andrew Shusterman

NPR Interview About SoMa Skatepark

I was recently interviewed by Justin Richmond from NPR about the SoMa Skatepark in San Francisco, CA. It’s always an honor to talk about one of the most important things […]

April 5th, 2015 / by Andrew Shusterman

Interview with Skate to Create Podcast

Last October I sat down with the guys at Skate to Create Podcast to talk about skateboarding, social media, and my current position as NHS Inc.’s Social Media Manager. This […]

March 31st, 2015 / by Andrew Shusterman

Upload Your Videos to Facebook!

If you aren’t uploading videos directly to Facebook you are blowing it! Facebook is fighting to become a major player in the online video market, so it’s no surprise that […]

February 11th, 2014 / by Andrew Shusterman

Why Businesses Shouldn’t Allow Direct Messages On Facebook

As an individual on Facebook, allowing direct messages is great because you can engage more intimately with friends, share sensitive information, etc. BUT, as a business it is not beneficial […]

February 10th, 2014 / by Andrew Shusterman

Managing Your Pinterest Account

According to Shareholic, Pinterest is second only to Facebook when it comes to driving referral traffic. Pam Dyer of SocialMediaToday.com points out that “The lifespan of a pin is the […]

January 23rd, 2014 / by Andrew Shusterman

Facebook Video Uploads Receive Significantly Higher Reach Than YouTube Videos

I have read several articles about how uploading videos directly to Facebook yields significantly higher reach than posting YouTube video links to the platform. In fact, some say uploading video […]

January 17th, 2014 / by Andrew Shusterman

Fred van Schie Social Media Interview

Fred has been my good friend for over the last 6 years and in my opinion, one of the most knowledgeable social media consultants out there. A couple years ago […]

January 7th, 2014 / by Andrew Shusterman

Digital Trends In 2014 & The Decline Of SEO

With 2014 in full swing i’m sure we’re going to be seeing a lot of changes in the world of social media. This year we will see some previously “tried […]

January 4th, 2014 / by Andrew Shusterman

Twitter 101 With Gary Vaynerchuk

In a recent slideshare Gary Vaynerchuk ends the confusion regarding the most commonly misunderstood punctuation mark in Twitter history… Yes, he’s talking about the period (AKA ” . “)! If […]

December 27th, 2013 / by Andrew Shusterman

Facebook Ads: Optimize For Mobile To Get More Bang For Your Buck

Social media expert Amy Porterfield always offers up great tips and advice when it comes to the various social media platforms. Recently, I received a newsletter from Amy discussing the […]