Social Media

News and articles discussing social media and the top social networks today, as they relate to small businesses and organizations.

Watch for HootSuite Security Emails

Watch for HootSuite Security Emails

A few weeks ago, HootSuite initiated some new security measures designed to combat instances where user's accounts might be compromised. The issue was that many people use the same email address and password combination for HootSuite as they do for other online services.

How to Bulk Schedule Messages Using HootSuite

How to Bulk Schedule Messages Using HootSuite

HootSuite is a tool for social media management that we've talked about and referenced many times. I am a Certified HootSuite Solution Pro, which means that I have been trained on not only how to use HootSuite, but how to help business owners understand how they can use HootSuite to manage and monitor their social media accounts.

2 Months Later: Has Instagram won over Vine?

2 Months Later: Has Instagram won over Vine?

It has been a little over two months since Instagram launched its video capturing and sharing addition to the popular photo app, which is now available on the iOS and Android operating systems and has really captured the imagination of Instagram users.

How To Put Social Media To Work

How To Put Social Media To Work

It’s 2013, which means your business (if successful) is using some form of social media to help facilitate communication with clients and target potential customers. If you’re not doing this by now, then you’re living in the shadows and wasting a great opportunity to expand your business’s horizons, further its growth, and help it reach its full potential.

While taking advantage of social media and using all of its benefits for your own gain takes a lot of work, it’s worth it. Here are four ways to put social media to work for you so your business can flourish. 

How to use HootSuite to Curate and Share Content

How to use HootSuite to Curate and Share Content

HootSuite is a tool for social media management that we've talked about and referenced many times. I am a Certified HootSuite Solution Pro, which means that I have been trained on not only how to use HootSuite, but how to help business owners understand how they can use HootSuite to manage and monitor their social media accounts.

Another Piece Falls Into Place

Another Piece Falls Into Place

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For those who manage business and news sites, finding the right social media tools to support the content can be a real puzzle. There's a great deal of confusion about how to best coordinate social media with website content. You've probably heard the buzz: "social media is the most effective way to engage customers," and even "blogs are being replaced by social media."

Outsourcing Social Media: Is It Cheating?

Outsourcing Social Media: Is It Cheating?

Outsourcing Social Media is pretty common these days, but what some see as a solution to a complication of the 21st century others see as cheating. To be relevant today you need to have active social media at all times, or at the very least 9-5, unfortunately with the rigors of real life our virtual lives tend to get neglected. In comes outsourcing to pick up the slack and make sure everything gets done, but is outsourcing your social media cheating? Here are 8 arguments to this modern debate:

HootSuite Reports Account Hack Attempts, Takes Steps

HootSuite Reports Account Hack Attempts, Takes Steps

Yesterday afternoon, I noticed something odd. I use HootSuite not only for myself, but for many of my social media marketing clients, and am often logged into multiple HootSuite accounts using several different web browsers. When switching back and forth between accounts to post updates and monitor activity, I kept having to log back in. Not only that, I was being asked to complete a CAPTCHA form, and then verify my account using Twitter or a code sent via email.

How to Automate Social Media Activity with HootSuite

How to Automate Social Media Activity with HootSuite

HootSuite is a tool for social media management that we've talked about and referenced many times. I am a certified HootSuite Solution Pro, which means that I have been trained on not only how to use HootSuite, but how to help business owners understand how they can use HootSuite to manage and monitor their social media accounts.

How To Drive The Most Traffic From Pinterest

How To Drive The Most Traffic From Pinterest

I remember not that long ago getting an invite to join Pinterest, back then it was just getting started. Look at Pinterest now. It's one of the largest social media sites out there, driving tons of referral traffic who are not just reading your content, but also buying from you. In fact, visitors from Pinterest spend, on average, twice as much as visitors from Facebook. So, you definitely want to be on Pinterest and get as much traffic from it as possible and that's what I'm going to teach you in this blog post.

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