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Which Social Media Tool is Best for My Small Business?

Posted on May 4, 2013 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Social media marketing is a vast landscape.

 

When you decide it’s time you started making better use of social media to promote your small business, it’s easy to get distracted for hours looking at all the different social networks and wondering:

 

‘Which of these should I be using?’

 

Let’s break this down and look at the big networks one at a time.

 

Do I Need to Be on Twitter?

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How to Use Memes to Create Social Media Engagement

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

With the rapid proliferation of social media and social media channels, there’s been an equally as rapid growth in the creation of memes. While memes — highly viral niche content with fast burnout rates — have existed for some time, they are currently the internet’s favorite phenomena. A meme is, by definition, a cultural element passed from person to person. These can be viral videos, animated gifs, trending catchphrases, mash-ups of content like the Angelina Jolie le...

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40 Things Killed by Technology

Posted on December 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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During some reasearch and reading I was doing I found this video by Erik Qualman! Full list is below:

 

Tech killed the…

 

1. Busy Signal

2. Encyclopedia

3. Overhead Projector

4. Blind Date

5. Carbon Paper

6. Map

7. Cursive

8...

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How NOT to Network on Twitter: 5 Common Pitfalls and how to Avoid Them

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

 There are countless articles circulating the Web about how to network on Twitter, how to get more Twitter followers, how to tweet, when to tweet, what to tweet, who to follow, what URL shorteners to use, Twitter SEO, and so on. With all of that information available, it’s not hard to imagine that Twitter users, particularly Twitter beginners, can go a bit overboard and actually end up driving otherwise willing followers away while thinking they’re following all the ‘ru...

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How to Use Twitter to Promote Your Site

Posted on September 4, 2011 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

If you have ever dabbled with Twitter, you’ll know that the concept is really quite simple: you have 140 characters to use to update your followers. At first this may seem like a novelty fad or something fun to play around with, but Twitter has proven to be a huge and effective tool when it comes to promotions. As it turns out, those 140 characters can make a huge difference in attracting people to your site and g...

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Social Media Growth Infographic

Posted on September 4, 2011 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Facebook Gives Your Info To Cops!!!

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 


We've told you before that Facebook treats its users like products. That companies now exist to search for your Facebook account and tell your bosses your secrets. That people are quitting Facebook en masse. Now, there's yet another reason you might want to make the switch to Google+: Facebook has gotten into the habit of allowing police to scour users' profiles without their consent.

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Athletes Can Drop the Ball When Using Social Media

Posted on August 20, 2011 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Many of us who follow the sports world have read or heard about some of the Twitter gaffes that professional or collegiate athletes have made in the last few years.

 

Mistakes, in fact, that have led to crack downs by teams or schools, who in many instances now warn athletes that their actions are being monitored and taken seriously.

 

Among some of the notable messages (tweets worded as they went out over the Internet):

 

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Hacktivist Group Anonymous Declares War On Facebook

Posted on August 18, 2011 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

 

The hacktivist group "Anonymous" is calling for hackers to attack Facebook this November 5. Both a written version and a video of the announcement appear beneath this post.

We’re curious about exactly how hackers might execute an attack on the site, and even more intrigued about what Facebook might do to pre-empt such an effort, if possible.

We also can’t help wo...

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