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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.

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.

Keep your Social Media data safe with SocialSafe

Keep your Social Media data safe with SocialSafe

Have you ever uploaded an image to Facebook, Instagram or Google+? Are you using LinkedIn to make business connections? Are you sharing links to articles and other resources that your followers may find helpful, and you as well?

How an over active imagination can help your business, and save your life.

How an over active imagination can help your business, and save your life.

I have an over active imagination. That's part of why I enjoy so much Science Fiction and Fantasy, but it also means I think about things to the point of over thinking. I will start to imagine how a conversation is going to go and before I know it, I'm having a full-fledge argument in my mind. While that kind of worry and anxiety is stressful and a sin, there are definitely some benefits to having an over active imagination that can be applied to your business and marketing.

Getting Started in Social Media Series, Part Two: LinkedIn

Getting Started in Social Media Series, Part Two: LinkedIn

Many of the clients we work with are just getting started on Social Media. If they have used Facebook or other Social Media platforms at all, it has been only for limited personal use. In order to help small business owners get started, we are launching a series of posts, each of which will outline how to quickly get up and running on a specific social network. Businesses can go through these posts one at a time or pick and choose which networks they want to start with.

LinkedIn Takes a Page from Klout

LinkedIn Takes a Page from Klout

If you have a Klout account, you know that each day you are given a set number of K's which you can use to indicate topics other users are influential in. The giving and receiving of K's is an activity that generates a lot of user activity and keeps Klout users coming back daily. Now, LinkedIn is doing something along the same lines.

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