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Why You Need to Respond Quickly to Social Media Comments

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Answering questions and responding to comments is an opportunity to keep them thinking about you and about the value you provide. Don’t ever leave comments that can be read as justifications of your actions; savvy social media users see right through non-apologies.

9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

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It showed how to make a super simple craft, and it was still receiving favorites and comments more than a year later. Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post.

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6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

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Reply to all the comments both on your own blog and around social media sites! We are always eager to hear about a new service, so leave a link in the comments. You have invested in that content. Your awesome team was involved. You all have edited, polished, and (finally!) published it.

How to Bring Your Business Blog to the Next Level

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Let us know in the comments! Guest post by the awesome Ann Smarty. —————-. Your business blog is a failure. You get your team publish something there once in a while but you still have hard time justifying the cost of maintaining it.

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Making Sure Your New Website Theme is Social-Friendly

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Social-friendly themes are setup to allow for all the latest social features – sharing, follow tools, rich pins, featured images in shared posts, social commenting, etc. Facebook comments on posts. Facebook Blog Comments.

Do You Know the Value of Your Website?

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Share in the comments about how that came to be. This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Blog. —— Recently I had a short Twitter conversation about whether valuable and important are equivalent when it comes to websites. carriehd value=importance, surely?

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How the “Shark Tank” of Podcasts is Changing the Start Up Game

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I would to hear about it in the comments below! By Kristen Matthews. ———-. So, you’ve finally got it….that that thing that wanna-be entrepreneurs dream about and fight for all their lives…an incredible, original and viable business idea.

How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

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The two less advanced, but still useful alternatives: Broken Links Checker : I am using this WordPress plugin to get rid of broken links in my old articles as well as old comments to those articles.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

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Group owners, managers, and moderators can still remove off-topic conversations and place members in moderation, and other group members can also flag inappropriate comments and conversations after they’ve been posted. Comment by sharing this post.

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A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

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Respond to questions, comments and posts tagging your organization, and look for relevant hashtags to find new conversations to join. Send a link to board members, and ask them to like it, share it, comment and tell you what they think. Reposted from Sprout Social with permission.

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

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It also allows followers to track your posted content and comment on it. Twitter serves as a great marketing tool and has become increasingly useful for all types of businesses who are looking to expand their reach.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

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” This piece of content recieved an overwhelming number of social shares (49 to be exact) and 104 “likes,” but only one comment. Whether these comment threads are created by “trolls” or not, keep a cool head and keep your reputation safe; don’t make controversial statements.

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

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You can follow, like, comment, share and retweet easily form the dashboard. Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), increase exposure, build awareness, drive engagement and create a community around your cause. But only when it’s done right.

BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups

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You can select the “Popular” view that shows discussions that have been liked and/or commented on, or you can choose “Recent” so you see all discussions. Instead, your comments are directly routed to the Product Team.

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The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger

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We believe this partnership will be different, and I wanted to share SWL CEO Michael Wilson’s lengthy comment to Ben’s post, to make sure everyone has seen it. You will have heard about the Small World Labs/Personify merger that was announced two weeks ago.

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You Don’t Define Engagement; They Do

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But she rarely commented or posted visibly. There is a lot of talk about engagement in the association and nonprofit world.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

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You can also enhance your story by adding posts, photos, or comments from you site. Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience.

How to Choose a Format When Writing Your Next Blog Post

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If you’ve read comments asking if you know of a good video for any topic , find or create one and post it to your blog. In some cases, a content won’t have a fan base or plethora of comments to create content from.

LinkedIn to remove lots of search fields

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LinkedIn followed up with a comment on Twitter to the Google+ post. Just came across t his interesting post. LinkedIn will soon be retiring the ability to search years of experience, function, seniority level, interested in, company size and when a user joined.

Getting Under the Surface of Member Engagement

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It’s a hot topic in both corporate AND association circles: engagement. The for-profit folks tend to talk more about employee engagement, though engaging customers gets attention over there as well. But in the association commuity, it’s almost exclusively about member engagement.

Social Media Crisis Management for B2B

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Don’t just respond to the negative… thank people for any positive comments they’ve posted as well. Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. This remains true in the world of social media.

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How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

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Make your tweets short enough so RTs can add a comment to make it more meaningful to their Followers. This post originally appeared on JohnHaydon.com.

How to Monitor Your Organization Online

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They could then reach out to those sharing photos and comment, asking them if they enjoyed their stay, or even seeing if they could repost the pictures on their own page. It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online.

Don’t Go Overboard on Millennials

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In one example, an organization we work with created forums where any member could learn about and comment on current industry standards, but in an informal way separate from their formal standards process.

How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website

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In your case, you need to rely on customer comments, product reviews and satisfaction surveys. Many business owners and e-commerce site operators overlook the power of blogging, mostly because the traffic isn’t directed to their product or services pages, so they wonder “why bother?”.

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6 Ways to Get Your Employees Blogging

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I let them know simple stats – your blog has been read X times, X number of people have commented on it – they want to talk to you, go answer their questions, this has been shared X times – doesn’t that make you feel good?

Five Subtle Lessons from Great Community Managers

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But what you can’t really prepare for is how the comment makes a staff person feel. Negative comments can feel like negative attacks–the fight or flight response kicks in, and that makes it ten times more difficult to respond appropriately.

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

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If you’re not up for creating a video, the easier route can be responding to comments left below your video. By Matthew Yeoman. ———— It doesn’t matter if you’re a for-profit globe spanning corporation, a humble non-profit, or a geek with a camera who wants to talk tech.

Facebook users no longer have to “like” your Page (and what that means)?

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Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. Now Facebook eliminated that requirement , allowing anyone (fans and nonfans) the ability to engage with a Facebook Page.

Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches

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Never ignore any comment posted to your account on social, whether it’s a compliment or criticism. As dynamic and potent as social media can be for growing businesses and catapulting causes to million-strong audiences, it’s quite easy for the medium to grow stale.

Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

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So, you can work on building up your “klout,” while also checking in on the amount of tweets, shares and comments you receive due to the content you share. Facebook still dominates as a source for traffic through online stores, and orders from Reddit have increased by 152% in 2013.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How Will You Deal With Your Digital Afterlife?

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Almost half (43%) of those polled said that they would want their social profiles closed down, while 20% said that they would want their profiles still active but simply closed for comments. I find this fascinating, if a little uncomfortable to think about.

Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You

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Do group members comment on promotional posts? The social media apocalypse is not upon us. LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. While we’re at it, Facebook isn’t on its death bed, either.

[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio

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With unique permissioning, your team members can follow content, help edit your content, track versioning, make in-line comments within the content itself, or post comments and questions at the end of the page. In-line comments on Breezio.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign is Failing (and How to Fix Them)

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This can be from the initial interaction – responding to comments on posts or announcing the winner of a sweepstakes on time. This last 2-3 years saw businesses flocking to social media in droves.

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

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You can also publish public updates that can be commented on, +1′d and shared (like a Facebook Page). Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus.

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6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

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And as a long-time subscriber, I can comment on news items and ask for more info. So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se.

5 Must Haves for Every Good Blog Post

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Make sure that people can leave comments, share the content, and connect with you on social networks.” – Julep Media. I run a Social Media Professionals Community on Google+, and I recently asked a few members of the community to provide 5 things they look for in a good blog post.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

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Marketers need to update content regularly, remove unwanted content, reply to comments and also engage with content that fans and followers have put up to successfully manage social media campaigns. Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013.

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

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This can be a challenge, since readers are often an eclectic group, but this means you need to be paying attention to the comments and to which posts are getting the most traffic and shares on social media.