Posts Tagged: social media

5 Tips To Help You Protect Yourself When Social Networking

Using social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, is all about sharing a part of yourself for others to see, but this sharing comes with the risks of spammers, hackers, identity thieves, and other internet criminals that would love to take your information and use if for their own gain.  It is always important to know how to protect yourself so the risks mentioned above don’t come knocking at your door. Below are 5 tips to keep yourself safe! Know what you’ve.

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4 Ways Companies Should Approach Facebook’s “Reactions” Feature

   Last week, Facebook changed the social media world once again with its new Reactions feature. The new feature serves as an extension of the popular ‘like’ button. Facebook users can still ‘like’ posts, but now can also choose from six different emotive reactions: Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, and Angry. The new reaction buttons are now available to all Facebook users and are extremely simple to use. To react to a Facebook post just hover your cursor over the traditional like.

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5 Chrome Extensions To Elevate Your Social Media Marketing Game

From balancing client accounts to making sure scheduled posts are going up properly, social media marketers usually have their plates full. Sorting through the clutter and staying on top of each campaign you manage can be a frustrating task. For social media marketers like myself, Google tools have a become an integral part of our daily lives. Here are 5 Chrome extensions that make social media management a little more manageable: RiteTag RiteTag is a social media toolkit that aims to help.

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5 ways to overcome writer’s block and spark the creativity needed to get out of your rut

As a creative marketer, one of the biggest struggles I face is waking up with an unexplainable lack of creativity and an inability to create valuable content on days when I most need to get things done. Most people refer to this phenomenon as writer’s block. The reason for writer’s block varies; some causes include timing, fear of exposure, and perfectionism. Since I’m currently experiencing this I figured I would put together a list of tips you could use to spark your.

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Set Up a Social Media Strategy in 5 Steps

It’s important for your business to utilize social media, but it’s even more important that you plan and execute a strategy. Research tells us that over 50% of small businesses need help with social media. The truth is, many businesses have a social media presence but are not engaging, therefore not reaching their goals. With the right planning, your business can use social media effectively, but it starts with the right strategy.     Establish your business objective   Before jumping on social.

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5 Social Media Trends Taking Over 2016

Social media is a rapidly growing space. Staying on top of the latest trends and utilizing them in your businesses’ marketing plan will put you in the “know” and give you a competitive advantage over other marketers. So what trends are dominating social media in 2016? Increased Social Ad Spend Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn have all invested heavily in their advertising platforms in the last year. With new features offering more ways for brands to connect with larger audiences, the.

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How Optimizing Photos on Social Media Tripled My Post Reach

5 hacks for optimizing your pictures on social media Most social networks are so user friendly, you’d think posting any ol’ photo would give you the same level of reach and engagement as any other photo, right? Oh my gosh no!     As a content creator myself I was always curious why certain posts received significantly higher reach percentages than others. I was managing a 13,000+ Client Fan Page and noticed that some posts would say “245 people reached” when others.

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The Undeniable Importance of Video

Why your company’s marketing plan NEEDS to utilize video   The online video revolution is upon us! Just this year alone Facebook gave advertisers the option to buy video ads, Twitter launched autoplay videos for our feed, and video marketing was more effective for generating brand awareness, lead generation, and online engagement than any other form of content marketing.   YouTube alone receives over 1 billion unique visitors every month, and Facebook, with it’s Newsfeed autoplay feature, racks in over 3 billion.

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Searching For Jobs in the 21st Century

Online video chat platforms, social media, and online CVs are being used more than ever by businesses to recruit and interview job candidates. The once popular informational phone interview tactic is quickly becoming extinct in the developing business world as a direct result of businesses conducting interviews via Skype, Google Hangouts, or other video chat platforms.   It seems the days of Social Media being frowned upon by employers are over. Employers WANT to see you using Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Etc..

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Should Social Networks Be Involved in the Fight Against Terrorism?

Social Media is being used by militant groups around the world to recruit new members and spread propaganda internationally. This poses a threatening call-to-action for change on social networks.   Originally, when social networks like MySpace and Facebook were created they were used primarily as a means for connecting with others and sharing opinions, with the hope that this would be done so peacefully. Though these primary uses are still relevant today, there has been a complete over-saturation of opinion sharing on.

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