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Social Media Marketing

5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the top three social media networking channels in the world and is a dynamo when it comes to personal, professional marketing and networking. Here at a few tips to help you stay on top of your LinkedIn game. Introduce Yourself Your profile picture should never be taken for granted or overlooked.…

What is Facebook Live and Can I Use it to Market my Business?

Facebook has been rolling out it’s live streaming video feature in waves for the last four months. Live let’s you connect with real-time video to your friends, fans, and followers on Facebook. It is currently available to people with an iPhone and has been available to celebrities, athletes and other verified public figures via the Mentions app…

How Much Does Social Media Marketing Cost?

There is frequently a lot of confusion between Inbound Marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing. What are the differences? Are they the same? Which one do I need for my business? How much is it going to cost me? Believe me, we understand the confusion. The marketing industry has been changing very rapidly for a…

Is Snapchat Good for Marketing my Small Business?

This app is gaining popularity daily and has an incredible subscribing rate for users. Welcome to Snapchat. Maybe you’ve heard of the simple picture sending messaging app and its main audience of mainly millennials? Whether you’ve discovered this selfie centered app, or seem stuck using just one social media platform; you’ll soon see this app…

How is Pinterest Changing the Online Shopping Game?

How is Pinterest Changing the Online Shopping Game? You may be aware that earlier this year Pinterest went from being a dangerous time warp, to an addictive online shopping experience, with the addition of buyable pins. The page has just added a new feature that will affect the wallets of Pinners all over the world.…

Why Are Hashtags (#) So Popular & How Does It Work?

The # has been labeled many names, including the math sign, pound sign, and hashtag. But what are the origins of its wide use? Originally it was used in IT to highlight a special meaning, C (programming language) for special keywords, and within Internet Relay Chat networks to label groups and topics. Today, the hashtag has become…

How to Utilize the 4 Major Visual Content Platforms

We are becoming more visual every day; you’ve heard the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” and these social media platforms have proven that to be true. According to the 3M-Corporation, individuals process visuals 60,000 times faster than text. Social media platforms like Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest, and Slideshare are becoming increasingly more popular…