Reflecting on Our First Year – The Birth of a Business

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Time flies when you're having fun and I literally mean that. I find it hard to believe that it's been a year since the birth of  my company. My baby is celebrating it's first birthday! It seems like it was only a few months ago when I was trying to come up with the perfect name and bouncing it off of my friends and confidants. I shared many iterations of names but I was sure I had made the right choice when I came up with The Social Buzz Lab. They all agreed!  I did hours of research, applied … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Feature Facebook Page Owners

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The recent upgrade to Facebook pages has provided opportunities for companies to strengthen their brand. Unfortunately most have not taken advantage of one of the coolest new features... the opportunity to identify the person behind the page. Stop Hiding Behind Your Logo Successful social media strategies include having a transparent  presence. What does being transparent mean?  Of course being authentic and honest is extremely important but also knowing “who”(page administrator) instead of … [Read more...]

Is Your Head TOO Big to Show a Little Gratitude?

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I have built a fairly large social network.  Combining my contacts from all of my networks I have nearly 17000 connections!  How in the world can I manage that many connections? The funny thing is, that number is probably very low compared to many key influencers who have much larger and more active networks than I do. What are your expectations? Do you expect a seasoned blogger or a Twitter Superstar to show you gratitude for re-tweet's? When you receive a thumbs up or a like on Facebook do … [Read more...]