Browsing articles in "Social Media"
Mar
16
2014

How to Maximize your Social Media Presence

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Social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn, have become a huge hit for business owners over the past couple of years because of their huge marketing potential. The fact that you expose your business to millions of people all over the world is nothing short of tempting. If you rake in a fraction of that, you’d still be raking in hundreds or thousands of people to your business, which is more than enough […]

Sep
25
2013

Email And Social Media As Twin Vehicles To Enhance Your SEO Strategy

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Every time we think that the social media craze is over or dying down, we get the shock of our lives; a new one is born that completely takes our breadth away. Anytime we consider the usefulness of one social media site as obsolete, the techies in Silicon Valley and elsewhere give us the moments of our lives with great social sites and life transforming apps. It is indeed a great time to be alive. […]

Sep
16
2013

What Are Social Signals?

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Back in the day, search engine optimization was mostly about building backlinks, but things have changed and gotten more complex over the years. Now, social media is becoming one of the most popular ways to rank at the top of search engine results. Getting a good amount of feedback through social signals has become a major factor in the success of a company. What Are Social Signals? Social signals are the likes, shares, votes, or […]

Sep
14
2013

Top Pinterest Features and Tools for Businesses

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Pinterest has been able to prove, time and time again that social media participation can directly lead to conversions. After all, pinboards have been compared to wishlists many times, and Pinterest users are generally more open to purchasing products. Pinterest has seen how much of an influence they can have on the success of a business, so they went ahead and made several tools to helps people get started on their platform. Below you will find […]

Aug
27
2013

Using Social Media to Gain New Customers

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When it comes to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social platforms, you might think none of them can grow your business in a salient way. In fact, social media is not just for socializing. It can actually help grow your customer base in ways you might not expect. Here are some tips on how to capitalize on social media not only to keep your existing customers, but to expand your reach to new customers as […]

Aug
18
2013

What Makes a Meme Go Viral?

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Could anyone have predicted centuries ago that William Shakespeare would become one of the literary touchstones in the Western world? Or whether paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, or Leonardo da Vinci would hang in museums around the globe? Or even if a British musical group with a misspelled name of a bug would become the most popular ban of all time? Probably not. So trying to predict which Internet memes will become viral […]

Aug
15
2013

10 Pointers for Using Social Media to Fundraise

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Businesses of all sizes — whether you are a vacation resort chain like Bluegreen Resorts or a one-person start-up — use it to promote their products and services. People use it to connect worldwide. Why can’t fundraising organizations benefit from the use of social media? Actually, they can. Fundraising organizations that use social media as part of their efforts to increase awareness and donations raise their final totals by approximately 40 percent. To use social […]

Aug
14
2013

Is Instagram Ruining Professional Photography?

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There was a time when good cameras were expensive and photography was a skill that few people possessed. Dark rooms, chemicals, lens changes, and over-exposed film were all part of the daily grind. Until fairly recently, photography was mystical — part art, part science. The dual inventions of the digital camera (and then — gasp! — the camera phone) and social media put the art within reach of virtually everyone. It didn’t matter if you […]

Aug
5
2013

Tips to Get More From Your Facebook Page

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I think we can all agree that having a Facebook page is pretty important when it comes to advertising a site. Still, a lot of people struggle to get their page of the ground. Are you one of these people? Yes? Well, you have come to the right place! Below you can find some simple tips to get more traffic from your Facebook page! Get a Good Picture and Cover Photo These are the first […]

Aug
5
2013

YouTube The 2nd Largest Search Engine

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YouTube has changed the way we search for things on the web. Now videos are more popular than ever and continuing to increase in popularity. This infographic shows just how powerful YouTube is with a bit of history on how YouTube came to be what it is today.

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