Top 25 Social Media Blog Sites You Should Be Following

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Are you looking for some great social media blogs? There are so many social media blogs out there its hard to choose just a few!  In honor of Social Media Day, we are going to share with you our 25 favorite social media blogs, in no order. These are all based on content, quality, engagement, and success. Our top 25 Blog Posts to read and follow :  Simply Measured This is an impressive social media company with a lot to offer! Not only do they maintain their clients accounts, but they … [Read more...]

How to Utilize Pinterest as a Marketing Tool

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Pinterest was first released in 2010 with the first pin being a photo of a cut out paper shape of a couple kissing on a bike, pinned by co-founder Ben Silbermann. After a few hiccups it didn’t take long to join Facebook and Twitter at the top of social media.  This is an app for everyone with many different topics. Pinners can share, create, repost and collect information in pictures or videos.  You can store these “Pins” on boards you create that have specific themes. It started as more of a … [Read more...]

Make the Customer the Hero of Your Story

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Many businesses create a story that showcases the product as the "Hero".  If you really want your customers to buy or appreciate your product then you should make them the hero or star of the story, not your business. Ann Handley, MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer, wrote a great article that explains in a modern tone what it really means to make your customer the hero of your. Click on the link below to read her … [Read more...]

Choosing the Appropriate Social Media Platform for Your Content

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Developing a personal brand takes time, but social media is an essential tool that can help tremendously. We now have the ability to search with ease, have constant learning opportunities and various ways to communicate and interact with others. We have only had these tools in the last few years so lets utilize them! Many companies constantly post but do not receive the results they are looking for.  Once you know your readers, you will be able to promote not just what your company has to … [Read more...]

Self Promotion is a Social Turn Off

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Self Promotion makes me sick! Doesn't it you? If you will indulge me just a bit, this post is going to be a combination of ranting against something that irritates me along with thoughts and action steps on how to "not be that person." Because let's face it, no one wants to be that person! Social isn't about self promotion. We've all seen them in our social media world and in our own lives;  people that constantly talk about themselves.  I am not talking about people that Tweet what they had … [Read more...]

6 Proven Ways to Grow Your Facebook Page Likes

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So you have a Facebook business page.  That's great, but creating a Facebook page is just the beginning. Sharing engaging content, being consistent and growing your fan base all important pieces of a successful strategy.  In order to grow your "likes" you need to share content consistently and make sure the content is fresh and engaging. As we work with various clients from small businesses to corporations we have several strategies we implement to increase their likes and build an engaging … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Schedule Facebook Posts

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Are you struggling to share content on your Facebook page consistently?  Have you heard that using third party apps to schedule a post to go out at the best time to reach your market can be detrimental to your engagement success? You can now breath a sigh of relief.  Facebook has rolled out a schedule feature for page admins to queue posts. It may seem a little awkward at first but it does the job nicely. 3 Reasons to Use Facebook Scheduled Posts Strategic Planning – With the ability to … [Read more...]

Pimp Your Email Signature in 7 Simple Steps

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When you network in person you immediately make an impression.  You want to leave knowing they will remember you and know how to contact you or follow up. For personal branding we generally have a brief conversation giving our 30 second introduction and pass out our business cards for follow up. But what happens when you meet someone through email?  How do you make that best first impression?  How do you carry out your branding in email? The best way is to include a professional signature file … [Read more...]