Social Media Articles
on October 1, 2013
Few business disciplines are as important as marketing, particularly for startups. Put simply, you’ll need to market your products and/or services better than your competition does in order to get your company off the ground, foster growth, and become profit…Read » Views: 2,115
on September 20, 2013
You’ve used Google Hangouts to gloat about your NFL fantasy football draft picks. But did you know that these free video chats pack some serious small-business potential?
Whether you run a consulting firm that’s collaborating on a client project or a resta…Read » Views: 2,217
on September 19, 2013
As a social-media-savvy small-business owner, you know that using Facebook is an effective way to connect with customers and prospects. But are you aware that Facebook users are more likely to search the site for industry-specific information on certain days o…Read » Views: 1,852
on September 17, 2013
Ever wonder why you even bother with social media? Does it seem as if your tweets, likes, status updates, and other online missives aren’t yielding any return? Don’t blame Twitter and Facebook. Instead, check your messages to see what they’re lacking.
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on September 12, 2013
As your business gains popularity, people are likely to start talking about it online more frequently — via blogs, consumer-review sites, and social media networks. But is everything they’re saying positive, or even accurate?
In order to combat inaccuraci…Read » Views: 3,420
on September 10, 2013
As a small-business owner, you’re sold on using social media to engage with customers and to build brand awareness. But you aren’t sure how much potential your Twitter presence really has. What kind of tangible results can you expect from tweeting?
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on September 10, 2013
Hashtags provide some interesting and effective ways for small-business owners to network, interact, and share information with people they’d otherwise never reach. In fact, savvy social media marketers attach hashtags to nearly all of their updates to inc…Read » Views: 4,712
on September 5, 2013
Blogging can be an effective marketing strategy, but are you doing it right? Here are six common mistakes that small-business owners make with their blogs — and how to fix them.
1. Every post is a blatant advertisement. It’s fine to occasionally write abo…Read » Views: 3,450