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Twitter Allows Retweets with Comments

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It is now easier for users to retweet others and add their comments along with the retweet. Now, after hitting the retweet button, you are prompted to enter in your comments. After entering comments and retweeting, your tweet shows up with the retweeted message in an embedded box below your comment. Monday, April 6, Twitter revamped its retweet feature. The downside?

Putting Out Social Media Fires

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Brands are more likely to lose customers when they do comment on such things. Social media can be a high-risk, high-reward strategy. It’s important to protect your company image reflected within your social media. Crisis. Social media crisis cases  are common in today’s world of quick news and quick responses. Let’s look at the three most common: Preventable crisis. Be smart.

The 6 Best Features of iOS 7

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Now that you have heard our favorite features of the new operating system, leave a comment below with your favorite feature! Apple rolled out it’s long awaited iOS 7 update to it’s customers on September 18. The update came after what seemed like a lifetime wait to iOS users for what Apple CEO Tim Cook called, “The biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the iPhone.”

Did President Obama Kill the Automated Tweet? | The Social Media.

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Social Media is a Helpful Tool – But NOT Behind the Wheel!

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The Keys to Your Social Media Identity

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Do they feel comfortable to contact you through social media and confident that their comments or concerns will be heard? When it comes to managing your social media page and implementing your social media strategy , it’s important to keep in mind that having a social media identity is more than just having a page that looks good. Do you have valuable content?

3 Tips for Interacting with Media on Social Media

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Share and Comment. So share their stories that are relevant to your business and comment on stories you enjoy, and you’ll more than likely get put on their radar. Social media has come to play a huge role in the work of the traditional media. Members of the traditional media use Facebook or Twitter as outlets to collect valuable content. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

Add Facebook Events to Your iPhone Calendar

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If you have any requests on how-to posts that you would like to read please do not hesitate to leave a comment and we will get back to you as fast as we can! Last month, we talked about how to add Facebook events to your Google calendars, now we want to give you the ability to add it to your iPhone calendar. Once verified other fields will appear, you do not have to do anything with these.

Why Pinterest Can Help Your Business Blossom

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Let us know in the comments below! When it comes to social media and online marketing, there are plenty of options for businesses to get their content out to the public. One of the platforms that tend to get thrown on the backburner, behind a site like Facebook, is Pinterest. Why should Pinterest get more attention? Pinterest traffic spent 60% more than traffic from Facebook. Have a plan.

Top Tips for Putting LinkedIn to Work | The Social Media Incubator™

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A Deeper Look into Social Authority

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Pros and Cons of Facebook’s Paper App

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Leave your comment with your thoughts! This week’s SMI App of the Week is Facebook’s new Paper app. It’s hard to ignore when a social media giant releases a new app. On Feb. 3, Facebook released it’s highly anticipated Facebook Paper app. It grabbed the attention of most as some anticipate it may be able to replace the Facebook app someday. That day doesn’t look like it would come anytime soon, though. Early on, however, there are plenty of positives and negatives to the new app. Con:  No personalization. The Paper app decides that for you.

5 Keys to Managing Your Business Online Reputation

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If you do receive a negative comment or review – do not panic! Treat the comment seriously and address it quickly.  Do not become defensive or respond to the comment in anger.  Oftentimes, the way you respond to a negative comment does more to help your business than all the positive accolades you achieve.  We used to say that one happy customer will tell 10 of their friends; one unhappy customer will tell 100.  Caroline’s tips for managing your businesses reputation online: 1. Provide outstanding customer service.

Facebook Message Ends with Sender Receiving Free Custom Phone

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Shane’s post has received over 283 comments. Have you ever wondered how some people seem to be “lucky” and receive free things in life? Some times all you have to do is ask! This past May, a Facebook user named Shane sent a message to Samsung expressing his love of Samsung products and asking for  a free Galaxy S3 phone. Photo from [link]. Many thanks, Samsung Canada.

Lesson Learned in Shutterfly Email Slip Up

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Shutterfly saw numerous social media comments on the email and apologized to individuals accordingly. On May 14, many Shutterfly customers received a surprising email. The email contained a message that congratulated the customers on their “new arrivals.” ” The message took many by surprise as they have not had a new addition to their families. Sincerely,  . John Boris.

Your Online Posts – Including Facebook – Will Soon Be Found by Google

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The search engine giant will soon begin indexing posts on Facebook and other sites and showing those comments in Google search results. Are your online posts and comments meant to be private or public? One key factor to remember is that those who keep their posts private, comment on private groups or restrict profile access will not have as many of their comments available publicly.

Tips & Tricks for new Facebook Pages App Release

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On CEL’s company page we allow our staff that admin the pages to decide if they feel they would like to always comment and post as CEL or would like to interact as themselves on the page once in awhile. If you wish to comment or react to a comment as your company you will need to “Use Facebook as Your Company.” Figure 1.1. 1. ” (red circle). Figure 2.1.

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App of the Week Helps Your Business Grow

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Comment with your thoughts! This week’s app of the week allows you to take your profits to the mobile level. You may have seen this app in use by other businesses before. Maybe your business has offsite events, or maybe you have a small business that would like an easy and efficient way of running your business and measuring profits in-house. The Square Register app can help you accomplish this. The Square Register app allows you to accept credit cards and run your business anywhere you need on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or android. Access of real-time sales data in the app.

Facebook Identity commenting | The Social Media Incubator™

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scan or click the QR code to see the packages we offer Comment as an Admin OR Comment as Yourself on Facebook by admin on May 4, 2011 Are you the administrator of a particular page on Facebook (for a brand or company) and would like to be able to comment on the page as the admin (voice of the brand/company) OR comment on the page as your own personal identity?

Facebook status goes viral over bra colors?

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home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. scan or click the QR code to see the packages we offer Facebook status goes viral over bra colors? Can you see the power of this one Facebook message? Now that’s a far reach! Copyright © 2009-2011.

Replacement Refs and NFL Are Tackled by Social Media

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Within seconds of the call, social media users were lighting up the web with comments and complaints – and it wasn’t just average fans. It all comes down to whether or not those companies are actively listening and responding to comments – both positive and negative. It appeared that M.D. Numerous celebrities were tweeting and posting their own thoughts about the call.

Is Coach Fur Real? | The Social Media Incubator™

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The website article reports that the wave of comments from anti-fur advocates was most likely part of a campaign started by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to try to convince the company to stop using fur in their products completely. home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Copyright © 2009-2011.

5 Keys to Managing Your Business Online Reputation

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If you do receive a negative comment or review – do not panic! Treat the comment seriously and address it quickly.  Do not become defensive or respond to the comment in anger.  Oftentimes, the way you respond to a negative comment does more to help your business than all the positive accolades you achieve.  We used to say that one happy customer will tell 10 of their friends; one unhappy customer will tell 100.  Caroline’s tips for managing your businesses reputation online: 1. Provide outstanding customer service.

Find Your Forum

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Caroline Melberg speaks on social media

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home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. Terry describes what her show as “ this show is about women in business who love what they do and are doing what they love (and helping those that are longing to do so). Copyright © 2009-2011.

How to setup a Twitter account.

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home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. scan or click the QR code to see the packages we offer How to setup a Twitter account. by admin on December 31, 2009 Setup an account on Twitter… it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Copyright © 2009-2011.

Is Social Media a Fad?

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FTC passes new rules and regulations on social media

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December 2, 2009 at 1:34 pm nice Leave a Comment Previous post: True Social Media ROI is All About Integration Next post: How to setup a Twitter account. home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. Copyright © 2009-2011.

True Social Media ROI is All About Integration

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home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. In her mind, she was envisioning a world where she could start a Facebook Fan page and post a few Tweets , and immediately her audience would flock to her website. Copyright © 2009-2011.

Do You Fear Internet Marketing & Social Media

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home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. The fear of losing control keeps them bound within their normal marketing box. That fear could be keeping your company from using one of the best marketing tools out there; the internet. Start a blog.

Sponsored Comments: Is the Web About to Get Uglier?

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” The idea was to generate a little awareness and build relationships with journalists and bloggers by commenting on articles where the client had an expertise. Though the idea has evolved to look more like DIY media relations , it still is pretty viable…if you know how to comment well. We evolved as comments became the next big thing. Sponsored Comments?

Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments

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During our stay there, we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. He figures he’s had his say by doing that and the comments are for everyone else to have their say. Valeria, who is one of the smartest people I know, rarely gets any comments, but her blog is one of the go-tos for nearly everyone in marketing. You see, he writes to write.

Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments

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I am disabling blog commenting on this post and into the future. My reason is simple: You’re reading but you’re not commenting. It is a time management task to ensure comments are real and not spam and I’m seeing lots of spam comments try to get published. Commenting is not that place anymore. I’m fine with this. hope you stick around.

Five Ways to Deal with Negative Online Comments

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Following are five steps for dealing with negative comments and criticism online. It’s not an easy thing to do – deal with negative online comments. Negative Comments Social Media dealing with trolls Negative comments online negative comments” The fact of the matter is, people are already saying bad things about you. You can’t control that.

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

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Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook. Whether or not you choose to share that comment on your Facebook wall is up to you, but it’s either comment with Facebook or don’t comment at all. His readers preferred Disqus. I’ve asked you before which commenting system you prefer best. Need help?

Hello 2016, Welcome Back Comments

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A year after disabling blog comments, I’m bringing them back. At the time, I removed commenting partially because more people were sharing posts on social media than taking the time to write a comment and also because it was unproductive to manage increased spam. Epoch  improves WordPress commenting. Or, you can add a comment… Thanks for reading.