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Can Every Blog Benefit From Pinterest? The SocMedSean Pinterest Experiment

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Pinterest…it’s kinda the bane of my existence as a social media blogger. Not because I don’t like the platform, but more because I’m totally jealous of those who get to use it to drive mad-traffic to their blogs.

Social Media Strategy: Connecting Within The Bounds Of Your HR Policies

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Today’s guest post comes from Nathan Kittrell, who is the owner and founder of sales & marketing agency, Scale A Sale. He is also host of the business podcast, Growth Mode on Apple Podcasts.

5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

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Today’s guest post comes from Jade Anderson, who is an experienced In-house Editor at Upskilled. With a background in online marketing, Jade has always had a love for the written word. She enjoys being able to combine these skills with her passion for the education industry.

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5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Jade Anderson, who is an experienced In-house Editor at Upskilled. With a background in online marketing, Jade has always had a love for the written word. She enjoys being able to combine these skills with her passion for the education industry.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

[ANSWERED] How Do I Hide My Facebook Posts From Friends Without Unfriending Them?

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Believe it or not, I get asked this question A LOT. In fact, I would get that questions relating to content restriction are probably one of the most common questions that get via my contact form or direct messages on the various social networks.

[SOLVED] Getting Rid Of Those Annoying Facebook Messenger Pop-Ups On The Desktop Site

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A while back, I wrote a post about clearing the Facebook Messenger notification icon when there were actually no unread messages. The post quickly blew up, showing that there were a lot of people who were frustrated with getting a notification when there were clearly no unread messages to be found.

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Encouraging Your Staff to Use Social Media Can Reap Rewards For Your Organization

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Today’s guest post comes from Ben Hoffman, the co-founder of CityHUNT which is an organization that focuses on developing a team atmosphere for companies by encouraging positive workplace relationships among coworkers.

[Solved] Getting The Pinterest Embed Feature To Work In WordPress

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Embedding A Pinterest Board In Your WordPress Blog Post Is Not As Easy As It Should Be. Sometimes stuff just doesn’t work like it should.

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.

4 Rules for Successful Interaction with your Social Media Audience

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This week we welcome a guest post from James Scott. James is a an experienced write and co-founder of Essay Supply. He considers himself to be an Agile guru, digital marketing professional, and he enjoys creating the brand and business communications that work for the customer, not algorithms.

[SOLVED] How Do I Clear The Facebook Messenger Notification When I Don’t Have A New Message?

SocMed Sean

This is one of those strange little glitches that keeps popping up in the Facebook mobile app. Basically, when you open the Facebook app, it shows you the icon that you have a new message in the Messenger app.

[Answered] Are Guest Blog Posts Even Worthwhile Or Am I Just Giving Away My Content?

SocMed Sean

Great question came to me yesterday regarding the activity of link-building through guest blogging. Thought this answer might help those out there who are wondering whether back-link building is even a worthwhile activity anymore. Hey Sean – Thanks for all the guidance you provide through your articles. I have a small blog and want to grow it and I have read a lot about back-link building.

[Answered] Yes, Facebook Is Removing The Trending News Box

SocMed Sean

I love it when my readers reach out to me regarding previous posts…even if it’s to let me know that they aren’t accurate or relevant anymore.

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[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

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If you’ve been around my blog for long, you know I am a bit of a WordPress fanboy. It’s my favorite CMS and blogging platform, primarily because of the fact that the community of developers who make themes and plugins for WordPress are amazing.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

[Humor] My AncestryDNA Results Came In And They Are Geekily Astounding!

SocMed Sean

Recently, there’s been a lot of sharing on Twitter by folks who took the AncestryDNA test and are showing off their results. Just check out the #ancestrydna hashtag and you’ll see that some are serious, some are funny.

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Social Media Managers And Digital Pros – How to Keep Track of Your Tasks When You’re Offline

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Today’s guest post comes from Sean Blaney, the co-founder of CalendarTable.com. Among other things, Sean’s business provides provides access to highly personalized calendar printout formats so you can add photos, quotes or other inspiring material at your disposal. That way, you can get the most out of your day, week or month, depending on how you plan your time.

[Answered] How Do I Download My Facebook Data After The Cambridge Analytica Hack?

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As I discussed in my last post, there is a lot of fervor right now about the security of Facebook data. Some folks are threatening to quit Facebook completely, while other (myself included) are just working to remind people that on Facebook, we are the product.

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[ANSWERED] Why I Quit Worrying About Bounce Rates And How It Impacted My Blog Traffic

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Recently, if you heard curse words while enjoying your coffee and pastry at Panera… it might have been my fault. The other day, I was helping another aspiring blogger understand some of the key performance indicators (KPIs) that I use when evaluating which posts “work” and which ones don’t. We were sharing coffee and going through Google Analytics when she literally yelled (and I mean YELLED): Holy Cr@p! Look At Your Bounce Rates!

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.

[Comic] Three Lessons You Should Learn From Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

SocMed Sean

It’s been a few months now since the big announcement of that Cambridge Analytica was gaming Facebook by leveraging lacking policies regarding the harvesting of data using Facebook apps.

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7 Skills Every Marketing Student Should Learn And Why They Matter

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Today’s guest post comes from Kevin Nelson. Kevin is a professional educator and a private tutor with over 8 years of experience. He is also a content writer for various blogs about higher education, entertainment, social media & blogging. During his off time, Kevin enjoys traveling and cooking. Thanks to Kevin for sharing his insights on the skills that every marketer should learn.

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[Answered] Moving Facebook Photos In A Group Into Different Albums

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One of the most common questions that I get via direct message, comments, or tweets is related to a post a published a while back about moving and organizing Facebook photos into different albums.

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10 Easy Reasons That Justify The Use Of Social Media For Business

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This week we welcome guest blogger Nicole Lewis. Nicole Lewis is a freelance writer and a professional blogger. She is interested in academic research and writing. Thanks to Nicole for sharing her insights on the topic of social media and its use in the business setting!

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

[ANSWERED] How Do I Leave A Facebook Group And Will The Other Members Be Notified When I Do?

SocMed Sean

Just a quick asked/answered tip for today, but one that is asked pretty frequently. Hi Sean – Is there an easy way to leave a Facebook group without letting everyone in the group know that I left? Thanks! –Alaina. Facebook makes joining a Facebook group pretty easy. Just find the group and then click the “Join” button. If the group is an open group, you’ll be joined automatically.

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How Do I See Who Is Following Me On Facebook – And Why You Shouldn’t Be Asking This Question

SocMed Sean

In light of the recent news about Facebook security hacks, there has been a lot of focus on how to ensure that your Facebook data isn’t compromised.

Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

Sometimes the big social networks roll out features (or forget to roll them out) that work for the majority of the users, but just don’t make sense to some of us.

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How Do I Post A Tweet To Facebook?

SocMed Sean

First off, let me say how much I love my blog subscribers. I get a lot of really good feedback from my readers who ask questions that often go quite a bit beyond the articles the I write.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How Do I Share A Facebook Post To Twitter?

SocMed Sean

Well, I kinda figured this was going to happen. Last week, I responded to an email asking me how I post my tweets or tweets I liked to my Facebook page. It took off over the weekend, garnering a ton of tweets and retweets.

Social Media Comic: I Don’t Get Snapchat

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As you may or may not know, my social media comic strips come from actual conversations that I have had with friends, family members, and clients. This conversation in this comic strip about Snapchat has happened quite a few times, so I thought I’d capture it in cartoon format.

[SOLVED] How Do I Paste Symbols Into A Facebook Post?

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Being the big fan of coffee that I am, I was creating a post on “National Coffee Day” a while back and I was wondering how I would go about adding a coffee cup icon to my post. Facebook has added Stickers and Feelings, that can be added to posts, but I didn’t really like anything they had. I wanted something more like an emoji…you know…a coffee cup. So, I ran a few searches to find what I was looking for and lo-and-behold, the Internet delivered.

My Reaction To Facebook Reactions

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Yes, they’re here… and they’re taking the digital world by storm like Beatlemania! The end-all-be-all-amazing-wonderous-supercalifragiliticexpialousdocius Facebook reactions.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

5 Easy Ways to Organically Increase Your App Downloads and Lift Rankings

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This week we welcome guest blogger Robert Everett. Robert is a content and marketing specialist at one of the leading essay writing companies.

FINALLY! A Viable Solution For Posting Photos To Instagram From Your Desktop!

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It amazes me how many people I talk to that are frustrated with the simple problem of posting Instagram photos from your desktop. You know the scenario: you went on vacation, you took a ton of photos with your DSLR camera and now you want to upload them to Instagram.

Social Media Comic – WordPress vs The.NET Shop

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Today’s social media comic is reflective of a conversation I have had with leaders at multiple agencies.

Infographic: Changes To The Social Media Industry In 2016 and Early 2017

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Throughout 2016 and into the early months of 2017 there have been some noteworthy headlines surrounding social media. From efforts to prevent the spread of ‘fake news’ to the announcement of Snapchat’s first physical product (Spectacles) – it’s been an interesting last year in the social media space! In an effort to capture some of these highlights and changes in the digital industry specific to the various social networks, the team at The Website Group has pulled together this great infographic.