Category Archives: Social Media

Get A Better Online Reputation in 8 (Free!) Steps by @OlyviaMedia

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  By Erika Madden | Featured Contributor From carefully crafting your perfectly-positioned prices to the late nights you’ve spent tweaking your website, you’ve worked hard to nurture your business into something profitable. But if you don’t devote the same care to watching over your online reputation, all of your painstaking work could prove fruitless. The reality is that it…

How to Recover After Being on Vacation by @blogformatting

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by Delia Rusu | Featured Contributor After reading the title of this post, you may be like: What? Recovering after vacation? What’s she talking about? Yes, you heard me right… This post is about you going on vacation, having a wonderful time, relaxing and feeling just great being unplugged for over a week. …And then coming back home…

4 Ways to Get More Twitter Followers Now by @_TeriHarrison

by Teri Harrison We can all remember that moment…when we took the plunge and officially joined the “Twitter-verse.” It felt so good to add one more notch to your social media belts. But then, reality set in. You had zero followers and someone else had thousands. You began to ponder that equation. How did they…

The Visual Social Media Fight: Instagram Versus Pinterest by #katieandjane

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by Katie McDermott and Jane Whitehead | Featured Contributor On our social media travels we’ve had many clients questioning which social media platforms they should plough most of their efforts into with many asking about the familiar ‘power three’; Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Because we know that an image is worth a thousand words (or a 120%…

5 Amazing Photo Editing Apps to Beautify Your Next ‘Selfie’

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by Amber Alvi Let’s admit it. Everybody loves taking a ‘Selfie’ and that includes even the president, Barack Obama. Although, it doesn’t take rocket science to take the perfect selfie, there are a number of photo editing apps in the market for fixing those tiny errors so you can beautify your ‘selfie’ to share with…

4 must-have components for a successful content strategy by @alleecreative

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by Melissa Harrison | Featured Contributor You company needs content marketing. In fact, according to Roper Public Affairs, 80 percent of business decision makers prefer to get information about your company through a series of articles rather than an advertisement. Adding this to the list of the million and one other things we need to…

Should Brands Disclose the Identity of their Community Managers? by @sociallysavvy4u

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by Manon Leroux | Featured Contributor  Most consumer brands are accustomed to the idea of having a community manager to represent their brand. If they don’t already have one managing their online reputation and social content, they are certainly aware that they may have to employ one at some time. But having an individual represent a…

Don’t Blame Google if You Brand Yourself Neurotic by @KatherineKotaw

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by Katherine Kotaw | Featured Contributor Google Hangouts on Air is both the greatest — and worst — gift the geniuses in Mountain View, CA ever bestowed on us. Sure Gmail and Google Search are nice, but they’re sort of like getting socks for your birthday. We need — and rely — on them, but…

Can Apps Help Us All to be Happier? Introducing @CountdownKeeper by #katieandjane

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by Katie McDermott and Jane Whitehead | Featured Contributor “It’s the little moments that make life big” Heavy Facebook use has been known to cause anxiety, depression and can cause users to overestimate how happy others are, causing them to be less happy as a result. The average time spent on Facebook per user every…

3 Rules Your Small Business Needs to Know About Using Pinterest by @deborahsweeney

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by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Over the last four years, Pinterest has transformed itself from start-up oddity into a social media powerhouse that is valued at $3.8 Billion. As the site grew, many began to wonder if it would redefine social marketing like Facebook and Twitter had. So far, it seems it has –…