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How to use HootSuite to share an image

How to use HootSuite to share an image

Statistics have shown that when posting updates and content to social networks, use of an image will improve your engagement significantly. That's partly due to the fact that 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000x faster in the brain than text.

10 Surefire Ways to Promote Your Event Using Social Media

10 Surefire Ways to Promote Your Event Using Social Media

Many businesses and organizations regularly plan and promote events. Traditionally, you might have mailed invitations, published an ad in your local newspaper or trade magazines, or perhaps even advertised on TV and radio. Particularly if you're limited in your marketing budget, Social Media represents a tremendously effective and inexpensive way to get the word out about what you're doing.

How to Turn Off Social Media Spam

How to Turn Off Social Media Spam

You have no doubt joined a variety of social networks by now. Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn for sure, and perhaps others.

When is the Best Time to Post on Social Media?

When is the Best Time to Post on Social Media?

For most small business owners, your social media activity may be limited to just one or two posts a day. If you're active all day, then "optimum post time" may not be as important. But if you have just one or two shots to catch the bulk of your followers when they're potentially listening, you need to be aware of that time.

How secure are your social media accounts?

How secure are your social media accounts?

Last week, Twitter acknowledged that their systems had been breached, and that at least 250,000 Twitter users may have had their account information shared with the hacker.

WOW your customers with Social Media Lists

WOW your customers with Social Media Lists

We have talked in the past of how business owners can use the Twitter List functionality to help themselves. In your Twitter account, you can create lists and add Twitter profiles to those lists, allowing you to view a list and see only updates from those Twitter users. These lists can be public or private.

Facebook is "building something"

Facebook is "building something"

Facebook has issued an invitation to media outlets to a press event next Tuesday, Jan. 15th. The invitation says only, "Come and see what we're building."

There are rumors still circulating about a new Facebook Phone. With last week's CES conference, many tech companies like Samsung were getting a lot of great press, while little has been heard from Facebook. A recently leaked HTC device code name list included the name "opera" which has been linked to a Facebook Phone in the past.

Facebook Timeline changes are more widespread

Facebook Timeline changes are more widespread

Earlier, we reported that Facebook is experimenting with a number of changes to the layout of our personal profile pages, in particular the Timeline feature that so many users seemed to hate.

LinkedIn Passes 200 Million Members

LinkedIn Passes 200 Million Members

LinkedIn announced today that the professional social network has passed 200 million members. It's a tremendous milestone and the announcement went on to break down how that membership is comprised.

For instance, the site boasts 74 million members in the United Sates, and 11 million in the United Kingdom. Interestingly, India has actually surpassed the UK for second place at 18 million members.

Is Snapseed by Google your next photo app?

Is Snapseed by Google your next photo app?

We have talked a lot recently about Instagram / Facebook vs. Twitter.

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