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Using SEO To Grow Traffic And Increase Enrollment In Your Massive Open Online Course Or MOOC

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean Using SEO To Grow Traffic And Increase Enrollment In Your Massive Open Online Course Or MOOC No doubt about it…the growth of the digital space has fueled growth in online education.

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Instagram Banned My Account Before I Posted A Single Image – Here’s What I Did To Fix It

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean Instagram Banned My Account Before I Posted A Single Image – Here’s What I Did To Fix It Well…this is a new one for me.

[ANSWERED] Troubleshooting Facebook Issues Like “No Photo Description Available” Or Photos Not Displaying

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] Troubleshooting Facebook Issues Like “No Photo Description Available” Or Photos Not Displaying Okay, I have had several questions today about this one. The reality is Facebook, and therefore Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing issues today.

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[DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy The world of online marketing is a dynamic and ever-changing one. A digital marketing strategy that works fine month can perform poorly in the next.

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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 Save Groups Of Hashtags For Reuse On Instagram?

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] How Do I Save Groups Of Hashtags For Reuse On Instagram? Hey Sean, Do you have any clever tricks for saving hashtags so they can easily be re-used on Instagram?

[SOLUTION] Six Tips for Managing Your Social Media Over Holiday Vacations

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [SOLUTION] Six Tips for Managing Your Social Media Over Holiday Vacations Holidays and vacations are the most exciting part of every year. This is the time when you get to take a break from work, but if you are a business owner, it is more than that.

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[ANSWERED] How Long Does It Take For My Blog Posts To Rank In Google?

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As a content marketing advocate for both personal blogs and businesses, I get asked this question a lot. Writing content isn’t easy and people want to know how soon they can expect to start seeing organic search traffic from their masterful blog posts.

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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.

5 Tips For Using YouTube to Grow Your Business

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean 5 Tips For Using YouTube to Grow Your Business If you’re looking for opportunities to organically grow you traffic to your business website and content, you’d be hard-pressed to find one more effective than YouTube.

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.

[ANSWERED] How Do I Share A Tweet To LinkedIn?

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] How Do I Share A Tweet To LinkedIn? This one is a great follow up question that came from my contact form. Hey Sean, For those of us that use LinkedIn professionally, do you have guidance on how to share a tweet to our LinkedIn accounts?

[SOLVED] How Do I Permanently Change Gmail Back To The Classic View?

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NOTE: The old way of changing back to the Classic view of Gmail doesn’t work anymore. There are tons of blog posts telling people about this out-of-date-method and Google has started removing that temporary option.

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[ANSWERED] Using Lazy Load To Speed Up WordPress While Maintaining Pinterest Pinnable Images

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] Using Lazy Load To Speed Up WordPress While Maintaining Pinterest Pinnable Images This was a great question that came from the Mediavine group on Facebook.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

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NOTE: I originally wrote and published this article back in November of 2011 and it has generated a lot of interest over the years. I decided to update it this, year to add additional focus for us “one-person shops” who supplement our income or drive our primary income from blogging.

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.

Pros And Cons Of Translating Your Blog Posts Into Other Languages

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The Quick Overview: Translating your blog posts into other languages can have positive impacts on your search engine traffic. The key, though, is to consider the pros and cons and determine whether the effort of translating content will deliver the results you’re looking for.

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

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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.

The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI

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Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

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Today’s guest post comes from Hazel Fogg, creative social media manager and editor at Academic Brits. Hazel draws her creative inspiration from famous influencers, travels and books. Just recently she started to create her first social media course.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

[SOLVED] How Do I Share A Tweet To Instagram?

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [SOLVED] How Do I Share A Tweet To Instagram? Another great question from a reader via my contact form. This one continues on my previous posts where I explain how to share a tweet to Facebook and how to share a Facebook post to Twitter.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

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Today’s guest post comes from Eric Czerwonka , an entrepreneur and co-founder of Buddy Punch , a software company founded in 2013 that provides time tracking solutions for startups, companies with employees, as well as anyone with a remote team to manage.

[Tech Tip] 10 Steps To Improve The Speed, Security, and Functionality Of Your WordPress Blog

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [Tech Tip] 10 Steps To Improve The Speed, Security, and Functionality Of Your WordPress Blog Before getting started, I know this is a really looooong post, and I apologize in advance.

Is Going Viral The Right Goal For Your Content?

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Viral videos…we love to watch them and share them. And a good viral infographic? Who doesn’t love to learn about a highly complicated subject through the artful use of clear, concise metrics?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

[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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Can Facebook Ads Actually Pay For Themselves By Driving Traffic To My Blog?

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This one is a really good question that I got from a friend of mine who is a blogger. After blogging for about 5 years, she recently started monetizing her content through an ad program.

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[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.

10 Surefire Ways To Get Me To Avoid Your Twitter Account

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean 10 Surefire Ways To Get Me To Avoid Your Twitter Account For those who have figured out how to use it, Twitter has become a great way to find useful information and to build online relationships.

[Answered] If Bounce Rate Isn’t Critical, What Blog Metric Matters?

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Recently, I wrote a blog post detailing why I stopped fretting about a high bounce rate on my blog. If you haven’t read it, take a second and pop over to the link and catch up.

Step-By-Step G.I. Joe Snake Eyes DIY Cosplay Instructions

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How Do I Contact Instagram Support When I Need Help?

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I have gotten this question a few times and it’s a very tough one to answer, but I’ll give it my best shot. Hey Sean, Do you know of a good way to get in contact with Instagram support? I have lost access to my account and need to find out how to recover it.

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.

6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

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Today’s guest post comes from Maria Jones, an expert consultant on emerging technologies. Maria writes for a variety of blogs and today she shares her thoughts on how a variety of emerging technologies could potentially impact our use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Thanks to Maria for sharing her thoughts, I’ll be curious to see how these technologies adapt our use of social media, especially when it comes to augmented and virtual reality!

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.

[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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Blogging Tip: Increase Your Traffic By Solving Problems

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When it comes to blogging, the phrase “birds of a feather, flock together” rings very true. Those that visit your blog and read your articles consistently likely care about many of the same things you care about.

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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] 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.