Category Archives: Social Media

3 Ways Small Businesses Can Use Google+ To Grow Their Audience Online by @SandySidhu

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by Sandy Sidhu Google+ is the latest social media platform to get the attention in the online marketing space. However, it tends to polarize people: many love it while many love to hate it. Why is that? Some say that Google is late to the game and that it can’t catch up to Facebook. Others…

The 9 Best Social Media Practices for Those Beginners NOT like the others by @DrFayMaureen -A Three Part Series

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by Dr. Fay Maureen Butler Best Practices 4-6 This article is the second installment in this series. If you have not read the first one click here. By way of review The best practices lists are good, but they don’t always address timing of when to do what especially when you have a unique set…

Things to Contemplate Before Creating Your Social Media Strategy by @sociallysavvy4u

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by Manon Leroux | Featured Contributor There are a lot of companies doing well with their social media activities, but there are also a lot of companies that are not doing so well. The difference, often between the two comes down to strategy, or lack thereof. When you have a solid social media strategy you…

The Only Social Media Tip You Will Ever Need… by @evassolo

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by Elizabeth Vassolo | Featured Contributor The number one thing that scares people about social media is that they think they have to be on every channel, talking to everyone. In fact, most of my clients come to me because they are paralyzed by the idea of doing social media or they are overwhelmed managing several channels and simply…

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…