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Considering a Facebook Promotion for Your Company? Consider these Items First…

You have your company Facebook page all set up and ready to go.  Now you want to generate the buzz that makes most company owners salivate.  They hear the stories about companies who ran Facebook promotions and contests that led to huge numbers and an outrageous amount of Facebook fans. Hold the phone, however, before […]

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Some Key Tips for Successful Blogging

An excellent article sharing some key tips for getting traffic and success out of your blog is HERE in an article by Ragan Communications.  Are you using a blog as part of your social media/marketing plan?  Have you achieved success with it?  If you have a tip to share, please feel free to leave a […]

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Is Facebook Really the Best Place to Try to Sell to People? Perhaps Not…

Another article that shows that trying to sell directly to Facebook users is probably not the best way to go.  THIS article from Mashable.com looks at a number of very popular and well-known brands who set up their Facebook stores last year when the capability became available.  Many of them, less than a year later, […]

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Is YouTube Part of Your Social Media Plan? Some Interesting Facts in this Article

An interesting article here about YouTube and using it as part of your company Social Media plan.  While there are billions of videos on the channel, the average user only spends about 15 minutes on the site.  Compare that to the four hours that the average American spends watching TV and you see how far […]

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Just How Fast Has Social Media Grown?

Is your company using Facebook? Do you Tweet? Have you jumped on the Google+ wagon? Are you using LinkedIn profiles instead of collecting resumes for your recruitment purposes? You are not alone and the numbers are staggering. Check out these social media statistics. http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/09/02/20-stunning-social-media-statistics/

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YouTube Makes Changes – And They’re Good for Business

YouTube has always been a bit of a strange phenomenon in the world of social media and on the internet.  For many of you, when you hear the term “YouTube” you probably think of people posting weird videos of their friends doing bizarre stunts with shopping carts, cute baby and kitten videos, or other nonsensical […]

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Social Media: Checking the Privacy Issues

September 12, 2011 One thing that comes up a lot when discussing social media is the issue over privacy. Just how private is the information you post on your Facebook page, for example, or your Twitter page? One of the things that seems to be such a major selling point for Google + right now […]

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Social Media and PR: The Balancing Act

With the popularity of social media seeming to have no limit in how far it can go, there are many who have almost completely foregone the use of standard or traditional PR and marketing. The news and business publications seem filled with companies that have managed to achieve unprecedented success just from creating a Facebook […]

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Social Media Story of the Week: Social Networks are Changing Where People Get Their News

With the increasing ease in which people can share things on social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr, is it any wonder that the way in which we as a society are sharing our news with each other is changing?  The news media of the world are noticing and they are changing the […]

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