First #HootUpROA at Roanoke Higher Education Center

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Hootsuite is coming to town with the first #HootUpROA, held at the Roanoke Higher Education Center. Our very own social media scientist, John Lusher has been working with Danielle Hatfield, a Hootsuite Envoy from North Carolina, to organize the event.  The event is directed to those professionals and students in and around the Roanoke community who want to learn social media best practices using Hootsuite, one of the most popular social management tools. Mark your calendar for#HootUpROA, … [Read more...]

Media Team Formed for Roanoke South Peak Community

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For Immediate Release South Peak Forms Media Team Four local agencies will work to keep the public informed about progress at the luxury community in Roanoke County.   Roanoke, Va. (January 15, 2013) – The South Peak community has announced the formation of a media team that combines the expertise of four local media companies:  Firefli Media of Roanoke, C-Media Company LLC, of Moneta, Sellavision Media LLC, of Moneta and the Carlin Agency Public Relations, of Roanoke. “Their combined … [Read more...]

The Visual Elements of Facebook Timeline [Infographic]

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Facebook's new Timeline for business pages has brought many opportunities to many page administrators. From cover images to profiles images to milestone images, but all have unique sizes that are not standard. Facebook Timeline is VISUAL Erika Bentley, Graphic Designer for The Social Buzz Lab, created this infographic to help you understand image sizes and terminology used for an attractive and engaging Facebook Page using the timeline features for business pages.   If you're … [Read more...]

Learn How to Use Pinterest for Business Seminar

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Everything You Need To Know About Pinterest for Business What is Pinterest? Should your business be on Pinterest? Can Pinterest really drive traffic to your website? Who's using Pinterest successfully? How can I make my images stand out? Learn everything you need to know about Pinterest for your brand in this 90 minute training class. May 3, 2012 9:00 - 10:30am Best Western Inn at Valley View, Roanoke, VA. Cost  for seminar is $10 per person, payable at the door. For … [Read more...]

Social Buzz for Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon

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Social Media has become a vital part of any successful non-profit marketing campaign. We are excited to be selected as the social media team for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals during the "Dick & Dave's Care for Kids Radiothon" benefiting  Southwestern Virginia's Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital. On behalf of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Dick & Dave on Q99FM, we invite you to join in March 2 & 3, 2012, as area families share the message of hope and … [Read more...]

6 Benefits of a Custom Facebook Profile Image

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We spend a lot of time and money getting the best company logo designed for our brands. Why don't you put that same effort into the profile image for your Facebook page?  I recently had a discussion with Anne Clelland, President of Handshake Media, about the benefits of having a custom designed profile image.  She posted it on her Handshake2.0 blog. Erika Bentley, Graphic Designer for the Social Buzz Lab, does a phenomenal job of designing the image to express your brand. The maximum space … [Read more...]

3 Tips to Ramp Up Your Facebook Numbers

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Bonnie Cramner and Jill Freeman, The Biz Chicks, dedicated their Blog Talk Radio shows in March to Facebook. They featured a different guest each week and I was honored to be their guest this week. I shared 3 effective strategies to create engaging relationships and ramp up your Facebook Business Page LIKES. You can listen to a recording of the show here. How to Increase Your Facebook Page Numbers Create an Event on your Facebook page. I run a link sharing event every Tuesday on the … [Read more...]