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Your Business Has A Facebook Page, Now What?

Great job for getting your business on Facebook! You now have access to an exponential amount of potential customers. But when it comes to Facebook, just having access isn’t enough. You’ve got to target and connect with your audience, captivate and motivate them. Not sure where to start? Don’t fret. The good news is that step one (creating a page) …
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Inbound Marketing: What to Expect in the First Quarter

If you’re starting up an inbound marketing strategy, you may be wondering what to expect – especially right out of the gate. You’ve probably heard all the good stuff about inbound marketing, about how your business will attracting qualified leads right and left without ever having to make a cold call or send an email blast to a purchased list. And …
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How to Handle a Social Media PR Disaster

Social media is truly a two-edged sword: When used properly, it can yield massive dividends in terms of increasing customer loyalty and engagement, but one slight misstep can catapult your business into a whirlwind of controversy. We have all heard the horror stories of social media firestorms that came about as a result of a careless tweet (think …
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How to Evaluate a Digital Marketing Agency

If you’re looking to hire a digital marketing agency to manage the various advertising and promotional initiatives of your business, it is absolutely critical that you do your homework before making any final decisions. Developing a solid set of criteria by which to evaluate a digital marketing agency will be the key to determining whether or not t…
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7 Tips to Establish Yourself as a Thought Leader on LinkedIn

Taking part in a LinkedIn Group is a great way to tune in on what people in your industry are talking about – and also a great way to establish yourself as a thought leader and market your business. But in order to do that, you’ve got to interact. How? Here are seven tips for using LinkedIn Groups effectively.
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Why Google+ is Important and How to Use It Effectively

Once Google entered into the social networking space by unveiling Google Plus (a.k.a. Google+) in June of 2011, it changed the landscape of search forever, although few of us recognized it at the time. This foray into the social arena afforded Google an entirely new level of insight into the search habits of its users, and personalized search resul…
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The Best Ideas for a Holiday Instagram Contest

If you’re looking to ramp up your company’s Instagram following and grow brand awareness simultaneously, there’s still time to run a holiday promotion! Take a cue from some successful companies and put our tips into practice and you’ll be up and running before the stockings are hung by the children with care…
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6 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Reach Without Paying

So, you may have heard about this: Recently, Facebook issued the following statement to its ad partners: “We expect organic distribution of an individual’s page posts to gradually decline over time as we continually work to make sure that people have a meaningful experience on the site.” They also told marketers that they should consider paid dist…
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How To Start A Content Strategy For Your Business

Not only do you want the best for your business, but you also naturally believe that your business is the best at what it does. The trick is to get other people to see that, too. So how do you do it? The key lies in improving brand awareness and increasing credibility. But this is not an easy task – there might be thousands of other businesses offe…
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What is Lead Nurturing and How Do You Do It?

The art of converting a lead into a sale is one of the most valuable skills a business can acquire. While no one would disagree that revenue generation is the ultimate objective behind lead acquisition, the path to convert leads into sales is not always as straightforward as we would like it to be. Many businesses do a great job of generating leads…
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Holiday Spirit: Incorporate Charities Into Your Social Media Strategy

This holiday season, why not do a little good with your social media strategy while giving your pages a boost? In this digital age, it’s easier than ever for businesses and non-profits to incorporate social media into their fundraising and promotional campaign strategies. People love to give to worthy causes, and with the help of social media, busi…
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6 Ways to Increase Blog Readership and Subscribers

Running a business blog is a constant balancing act: Churning out new posts, responding to comments, tweaking your site’s design and a host of other details can easily occupy the majority of your time, leaving little room for you to focus on the all-important task of growing your blog readership. Cultivating a growing subscriber base is one of the …