Archive for July 2013

Top Social Media Tools from Scheduling to Reports

When it comes to social media for business, there are a lot of things to remember and keep up with – have you responded to tweets, have you posted your new schedule or product announcement on Facebook, how many entries have been approved for your quarterly giveaway? You understand it’s important to share relevant content…

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Can You Measure Social Media ROI?

Most small business owners already understand that social media is a good idea. If they haven’t discovered this fact on their own, they’ve gotten valuable insight on the topic from a social media consultant. The potential for both connectivity and visibility is enough to convince most business owners to give social media a try. But…

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How to Use a Hashtag

This is a hashtag. At least when it comes to social media. So, how do you use it? A popular categorizing device on Twitter and newly on Facebook, the # symbol denotes a searchable keyword or phrase. Hashtags make it easy to find and share information on particular topics – users can simply enter a…

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Get to Know Emerging Social Media Networks

Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter are definitely the places to focus your business’s social efforts, but it’s important to have an eye out for emerging social networks as well. While the big networks aren’t likely to go anywhere any time soon, be sure you consider what else is out there. Sure, there’s Tumblr…

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How to Build a Social Media Content Calendar

Hopefully you’re using social media to increase brand awareness, as well as give your customers another access point for your business. But how you’re using it is possibly more important than if you’re using it. Are you organized? Do you have a plan? Or are you posting content at random and hoping for the best?…

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Let’s Get Visual: Social Media’s Visual Nature

Most people are familiar with the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words.” This notion is more important than ever when it comes to putting together a successful social media strategy. Visuals are inspiring and engaging for users and create a richer, more meaningful online experience. The ever-expanding importance of visual use in social…

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