Top Pros and Cons of 6 Social Networks

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We all know there are many advantages to having certain social media networks over others. We also know there are downsides to all of the networks, too. So what I’m going to do today is list my top ‘pro’ and top ‘con’ to each social network. Let’s start with Facebook. Top ‘pro’: Millions of listening customers are on this network, just waiting …

Tips for Effective Cross Cultural Communication

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Usually when we find ourselves posting to Facebook or Twitter, we have an ideal audience in mind that we want to reach, impact, and connect with. As social media marketers, it’s a goal to captivate an audience full of diversity to effectively share your product or idea. The largest social media outlets may be global, but at times its difficult …

Why #Hashtags? Part One

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Hey guys, as you can see I am doing a two part blog on hashtagging. This week I wanted to just go ahead and jump right into this week’s topic of hashtags on social media sites. An interesting topic, eh? Well let’s start off by defining exactly what a “hashtag” is. The “hash” symbol looks like this #. A “hashtag” …

Five Easy Places to Find Social Media Content

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Do you ever find yourself staring at your computer, wracking your brain for the answer to “what the heck am I going to post on Facebook today”? Fear not social media mangers: there are easy ways and places to find content that are right under your nose. Many of the places I look for content are easy to search and …

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Social Media

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Well, this is my first blog ever….I guess there is a first for everything! I am not really the one to just sit down and start typing nonsense on the computer. I usually am more vocal, I’d rather just tell you how I am feeling and what I am thinking…But that’s just me. But, since I just started my internship …

Social Media for Business Part 2: Facebook for Business

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I am completing a three-part series on social media platforms for businesses with one blog for Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Welcome to Part 2! I will be highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of using Facebook based on my own experience; I do social media marketing for almost ten different companies, so I’ll be sure to take the best of the best advice …

How Do I Drive Engagement on Facebook, but Still Post Relevant Content?

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Let’s start by having you think of the business pages you interact with on a regular basis. What kind of status updates do you like? What kind of status updates do you share? What makes you want to interact with their page? Some answers you may have come up with are funny pictures, funny status updates, cool facts, and maybe …

Really, Seriously, When is the Best Time to Post on Facebook?

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This question is so very elusive that even Facebook itself refuses to answer it.  Google has 3,690,000 results.  Bing has 964,000,000 results.  So to make things a bit easier for you, I looked at ten of the first search results on Google and Bing when I typed in “What is the Best Time to Post on Facebook”. I made a …