Social Media Is Not Just An Activity

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Sean Gardner is known as one of the #1 Social Media Influencers out there. In Sean’s blog The 2morrowknight he features many guest bloggers that collaborate to create a different voice on various social media topics. This adds diversity to all the subjects that include tips, advice, top posts, social engagement, and techniques to improve SEO and results. Sean once stated: “Social media is not just an activity; it is an investment of valuable time and resources. Surround yourself with people who … [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...]

Who rules the social media house?

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Content is King but engagement is Queen and the lady rules the house! The king gets all the glory but the queen is his right hand woman.  She tends to move the strings behind the scenes and not really noticing her that much.  Without her the king would just fall apart.  Like Mari Smith said: “Content is King but engagement is Queen and the lady rules the house.”  Just having a website and presence online doesn’t make you a successful business.  You can have the best content but if you don’t … [Read more...]

Top 25 Social Media Influencers You Should Follow

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It's important to stay connected and in the moment in any social media platform.   Following the right people can be essential.  They can influence how you think, how you connect with others and how you and learn.  Learning from experts in your field or in business can help you achieve greater results and allows you to see different objectives while coming to your own conclusions. If you already follow these individuals, you know what we’re talking about!  If you aren’t following these … [Read more...]

Did a Google+ Enhancement Prompt this Facebook Change?

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Facebook news feed.  There are both critics and proponents of this change but no one is really sure how it is going to effect a brand.  One little change slipped through this week that we feel is really a big positive change for brands.  This Facebook change is likely the result of the recent change Google made in it's brand pages on Google+.  We are in a world of visual story telling.  Google increased the size of their cover images and have never had any restrictions on text on the image. … [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...]