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Trump vs Clinton: Social Media Battle

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FOLLOW, TWEET, SNAP ‘TIL NOVEMBER. Anyone can tell you, this election has been unlike any other. From the beginning we all knew things would be interesting with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the mix.

Ways to boost SEO using Social Media

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For the most part, these are staple elements of a successful social media marketing campaign, and as with most SEO strategies, it comes down to one basic principle: the better experience you give your users, the higher you’re going to rank in Google. Jayson DeMers a contributor to Forbes.com posted “ 6 Social Media Practices That Boost SEO.”

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2015 Web Design Trends

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Bowen Media recently published an infographic of the top 5 web design tends of 2015. They are: 1) Mobile Focus, 2) Interactive Scrolling, 3) Flat Design, 4) Single Page, and 5) Clean Simple Layout. I agree with most of this, especially Single Page.

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Tips for using Pokemon Go for your business!

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Check out a few tips for using Pokemon Go for your business ! Tips range from hosting a party with Lure Modules to offering discounts to the three different teams, Team Valor, Team Mystic, Team Instinct! ShareThis

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Your business needs to be on Google+

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It’s been debated whether or not businesses should be utilizing Google+. Most businesses don’t want to bother with another social network, especially one that doesn’t seem to be getting used a whole lot. However, it’s not just any social network.

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A teenager’s views on social media

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Andrew Watts from the University of Texas in Austin published an article on Medium.com about where peers his age congregate online. For marketers out there that are trying to connect with the younger generation his article is quite helpful. Here’s a summation of what he said: Everyone has Facebook but not many are using it all the time. It’s used to find friends and for it’s group functionality. Instagram is the most popular.

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

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The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with it.

The best of #DeflateGate

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After last weekend’s win over the Indianapolis Colts, the New England Patriots are under investigation by the NFL about using 12 game balls that were below the proper inflation level. The internet did not hold back on poking fun at #DeflateGate. Below are a few of our favorites: Fully filled #DeflateGate pic.twitter.com/CRKA3G9ZcQ. krispykreme (@krispykreme) January 21, 2015. The internet had a field day with Tom Brady’s press conference #DeflateGate [link] pic.twitter.com/Vgsn2AgD6d.

Twitter and the Curious Case of Samantha Steele's Hair

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We talk a lot about the need for a business to have a social media presence. A situation may arise at any moment in which a business can bring a new customer in the door. That very situation occurred on Twitter just last week

Change your Facebook Page name

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It used to be if your page had more than 100 likes and you wanted to change the name, you were out of luck. Now there is a process for changing your Facebook Page name! Click here>> change your Facebook Page. Has anyone used this process yet? This content from: Freelance Social Media.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Irrelevant: Jordan Alec Baby B's Bracket

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So my 5-year-old nephew (the little guy on the left in the pic above) is doing pretty well so far in the NCAA tournament on ESPN.com's contest and is currently on the front page of the LEADERBOARD

Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

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As budgets and fundraising levels for non-profits get smaller, more organizations are turning to using social networking online as an essential part of their

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

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The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with it.

Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business

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It's great to see new businesses and organizations join Twitter! I've had the pleasure of sitting down with a few of them and share tips on how to use Twitter. Here's a few I think are helpful: Keep in mind you only have 140 characters

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Marketing Beyond Traditional Means

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My post last week talked about Topeka Subways new Foursquare campaign. I sent an email to them inquiring about the new special and their reasoning for choosing this route. This is what Joe Russell, Chief Operations Officer of Eastern

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Topeka Subways Rock Foursquare with Fresh Ideas | Freelance Social.

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I go to Subway quite a bit for lunch. There are two locations near where I work in Topeka, Kansas. One, a small Subway without a full menu, is located right

Your business needs to be on Google+

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It’s been debated whether or not businesses should be utilizing Google+. Most businesses don’t want to bother with another social network, especially one that doesn’t seem to be getting used a whole lot. However, it’s not just any social network.

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Why does Facebook hate us?

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Facebook just announced another major change yesterday: limiting landing tabs to “authenticated pages”. This means that a “page must have greater than 10000 fans or the Page admin must work with their ads account manager” to be

Subway's Fresh Ideas

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I go to Subway quite a bit for lunch. There are two locations near where I work in Topeka, Kansas. One, a small Subway without a full menu, is located right across the street so I frequent that one. I go there far too often

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

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We’ve created a short how-to guide on using Google+ pages for destination marketing. We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities .

Big East: Goodbye Reese’s, Hello Twitter?

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On Tuesday night the Big East Men’s Basketball Championship began. This is a five day tournament played in New York City’s Madison Square Garden.

GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquar

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There is a new player in the location-based service market. GroupTabs is a startup that is being billed as a cross between Groupon and Foursquare. The idea is for a business to offer a deal if enough people check in to the location

The CIA is Watching Your Every Tweet

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Not just what you tweet, but your Amazon book review, your Facebook status, and your blog comments. According to Wired.com, the CIA is investing in Visible Technologies, a software firm that specializes in social media monitoring

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Customizing the new Facebook profile

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I’m sure over the last few weeks you’ve noticed Facebook has been rolling out a new look for profiles. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when it comes to the new profile: Photos at the top. The photos at the top display the last five recent photos you’ve been tagged in.

Create a custom url for your Facebook Page

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After being asked a few times how to get a custom url for a Facebook page I decided to go ahead and create a post on how to do it. First, in order to create a custom url the page has to have 25 “fans” or “likes

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Social Media? There's an app for that!

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Social Media Pocket Guide App Available on the App Store LangfordMedia has launched an app for small businesses called Social Media Pocket Guide. The app is currently available on Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Google Wave for the Virtual Office

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Well, we've had our invites to Google Wave for a little over 12 hours now and although I may have slept for part of that time I have had some vision for ways that LangfordSevier can integrate this service into our virtual office

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Blog Redundancy

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I've struggled lately coming up with blog posts. I feel like we've read it all before. There are so many social media blogs out there, I think it's hard to differentiate one from the other. How many blogs just seem to regurgitate the

Free State Social 2010 – Lawrence KS #FSSocial | Freelance Social.

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Whitney Matthews (@WhitneyMathews) announced this morning a social media conference being held April 2010 in our backyard-Lawrence, KS. The conference is

Rename app tabs in Facebook Page

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It’s hard keeping up with all the Facebook Page updates lately! The latest one I came across involved being able to rename the app on your page sidebar. Click “Edit Page&# >Apps>&# edit settings&# in the app of your choosing. Happy editing! *As

The Auto DM

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Let's say you're attending a social function at which you meet a lot of new people. Do you greet each person the same way? Do you actually say, “Hi, pleasure to meet you. Please be sure to check out my site” and then spout off the web

Google Wave Tips and Tricks, Twitter | Freelance Social Media

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Wave Tips and Tricks was started by Sam Davyson Find the wave here The first 7 tips posted are below: 1. Mark read waves as read. This keeps your

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Google Wave: Thoughts after an hour of testing

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Promising. Here's what I took away from an hour of testing Google Wave. Gadgets are fun, but the Extensions are going to be where it's at. Right now “settings” is under construction, so I wasn't allowed to add extensions

Zarco 66 Pumping Out Foursquare Deals

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TIME FOR A SMOOTHIE! That’s what you may hear over the speakers at Zarco 66 when you go fill up your gas tank at five o’clock in the morning.

Free State Social and why I'm excited to attend

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A social media conference in my back yard? Yes, please! Next Thursday in Lawrence social media enthusiasts, and those wanting to learn more about the industry, will be flocking to the Oread for Free State Social

Owning your Twitter Hashtags | Freelance Social Media

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We've all been in the situation where we are trying to follow something on Twitter, be it a conference, athletic event or news story. Usually you can stumble

How to change your Facebook Page name

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It used to be if your page had more than 100 likes and you wanted to change the name, you were out of luck. Now there is a process for changing your Facebook Page name! Click here>> change your Facebook Page. Has anyone used this process yet? This content from: Freelance Social Media.

VaynerMedia Proves the Power of Geolocation Marketing

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Just read an awesome case study by VaynerMedia about a campaign they facilitated between the New Jersey Nets and Gowalla. As explained on VaynerMedia's blog, “Through the campaign [they] distributed 250 pairs of tickets as Gowalla