Posts Tagged ‘pinterest’

How Social Media Web Design Can Help Drive Revenue

When you are running a business, you have to be at the top of your game at all times. It’s important to constantly seek out ways to expand your business and generate increasing revenues over time. Your website is an important piece of the entire success formula. Don’t settle for a merely “good” website. Find…

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How to Build Social Media Into Your Content Marketing

Social media and content marketing are not interchangeable terms, although they certainly overlap in many ways. Social media is a very important tool in your overall content marketing strategy and should have just as much, if not more, attention and resources put into it as you do with creating your content. Social media allows you…

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Hashtag Marketing: Boost Social Media Effectiveness Up to 40%

In the present times, hashtags have become a vital element of each and every popular social media channel. Hashtags are popular and will remain so due to the value they provide. Basically, hashtags help people discover new information on different topics. Studies have shown that businesses which use hashtags on Twitter and Instagram are improving…

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Which Visual Social Media Should Small Business Use, and Why?

Last week, we took a brief foray into the history of the digital social media so that we could make better informed, supportable decisions on how to allocate our social media and content marketing dollars and efforts. This week, we’ll dive a bit deeper into the “visual platforms” of Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram. I will…

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2016 Social Media Series: Everybody Just Calm Down

Whereas Facebook and LinkedIn each merited their own series of posts, we will now turn our attention to Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram. For our purposes as small business owners, local and online merchants, one-man-bands, and other bootstrappers, let’s lump these three together as the “visual platforms,” i.e. the newer, sexier social media. But, let’s put air…

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Choosing the Right Social Channels for your Business

When it comes to using social media for your brand or to promote your work, there are multiple options out there. According to Pew Research, more than half of all online adults use at least two social media platforms. If you’re not sure where to start, it’s important to learn how each social media platform…

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Is Your Small Business Niche a Fit for Social Media?

I’m feeling word-nerdy today, kids. So, let’s clarify some notions upfront before we get to your small business niche. In my very first post within this hallowed domain, we talked about how not everybody has to have or “do” social media. I encourage you to keep that in mind for today’s discussion. Let’s Just Define…

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OMG! You Don’t Know What FOMO Is?!

Man, you are really missing out! (And, that’s the cue for professional social media gurus to keep moving, nothing to see here. Because I’m making an insider joke that you, dearest with the beginner mind, are gonna get in a minute.) Beginner mind. Zen mind. Right on. Today, we’re going to talk about something that…

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Should Your Small Business Bother With Social Media?

Sure, you’ve missed out on some stuff, but it’s still early days. With social media, the pace of change has been breathtaking. But with the increasing adoption of mobile, devices, and smartphones; virtual reality; augmented reality; artificial intelligence; tectonic shifts in social norms around things like the sharing economy and creative class; Millennials displacing Boomers…

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