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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

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Facebook 19) The vast majority of post/comments made by visitors to a Facebook page go unanswered. I know others may disagree…this is my guidance) 55) Allow for comments on your posts. 56) Respond to comments on your posts as frequently as possible. Leave a comment!

Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?

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If you’re using an agile approach to social media, I’d love to hear about successes and challenges in the comments. Hang around any medium or large business for a while and you’ll start hearing many of the same corporate buzzwords. Phrases like: Ping me if you need me!

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

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Feel free to share them via comments or tweets! Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process.

[Comic] Are You Really ‘Doing’ Social Media?

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Share them in a comment! Engaging in social media is significantly harder than it sounds. Some believe that social media is free , simply because it generally costs nothing to secure a Facebook page, Twitter handle, and YouTube account.

25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

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Also, if you have a pet peeve to add, feel free to add it to the Facebook post or leave it in a comment on the blog post. A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve?

10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

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Commented on a blog post? So, you’re ready to Tweet, right?

[Solved] Posting Photos To Instagram From Your Desktop

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I could browse, like and comment on the photos just fine, albeit horribly slow (and I have a pretty beefy PC). If you try it, let us know how it works by adding a comment. Well…it’s happened again.

Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

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When I’m that stuck, I can’t even digest ideas from other people’s blogs, I find it challenging to create new graphics, or even say something constructive when commenting on other people’s blogs. I’d love to hear some experiences in comments!

The Secret Formula To Social Media Success (shhh…don’t tell)

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Help me improve on the formula with additions in the comments. There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be THE year of social media.

Pinterest Revises Their Terms Of Use…But Are The Changes Enough?

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I’m up for any comments/feedback/criticism. I have had a LOT of feedback about my article about why I deleted by pinboards because of Pinterest’s Terms of Use. Everything from fear to curiosity to anger.

Can Good Social Media Customer Service Help You Grow Your Brand?

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Feel free to leave any questions or feedback about the article in the comments section below and Stan will check back to follow up. Have a comment or a similar experience? Share it in a comment! This week we welcome guest blogger is Stanna Johnson from Qwaya.

Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?

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I’m always up for engagement in the comments section! I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again. If you ask me what my Klout score is …I’ll likely vomit. Too many folks get caught up in the numbers game when it comes to social media.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

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Just drop it in a comment, along with a link to your blog, and help others improve their blogs in 2012! What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success.

Social Tip: Organizing Photos In The New Facebook Timeline

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Feel free to leave a comment! With the rollout of the new Facebook timeline to most users, there has been a lot of confusion about how you used to do things in Facebook and how you do them now. For me, one of the most confusing has been the organization of photos.

What Do Your Social Media Updates Say About You?

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Too often, there are folks who think that they best way to get involved in social media is to open an account on every single channel and then start blasting their thoughts, comments, photos, check-ins and videos out to the world. Feel free to drop them into a comment!

Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

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I’d love to hear them in a comment! Are your passwords strong? Better yet…are they weak? Do you know the difference? I know, I know…passwords are a pain.

Butchering The Google Chrome CPU Hog

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Share them in a comment! This one is going in the tech category, but since so many of manage our social media channels via a browser like Chrome, I’m going to post a solve that might help others out there. Recently, one of my computers has been behaving badly.

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Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

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As the site owner/community manager, I even had someone threaten to come to my house in person so he could discuss the fact that I edited one of his posts for racist comments. I’d love to hear them in a comment!

Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

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Leave a comment and let me know. "Spring" via promanex on Flickr under creative commons license. Ahhhh Spring! The flowers are blooming, the trees are budding, and there’s a sense of renewal in the air. But with Spring also brings with it the need to do Spring cleaning.

Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media

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Dealing with customers who have had posted negative comments about your company can be irritating, especially if you feel you did not do anything wrong. So, do I ignore positive comments? Leave a comment!

[COMIC] Parenting In The Age Of Social Media

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I’d love to hear any experiences like this in a comment. Parenting is tough. Image courtesy of bbaunach via Creative Commons.

Cupcakes And Controversy: A Lesson In Business Social Media Etiquette

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Have a comment or a similar experience? Share it in a comment! This week we welcome guest blogger Amy Stewart, Senior Manager of Social Media Strategy for Intouch Solutions & author of great Kansas City-focused blog at beyondtheplazalights.com.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

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Feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts or constructive criticism. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

Outsourcing Social Media – Is It Worth It?

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Want to make a comment about a hot topic that is trending right now? Leave a comment and let us know how it went. Today’s guest post comes from Matt Powers, who is an Internet Marketer at Blue Soda Promo , an online promotional products company.

Mythbuster: Tweets Are NOT Going From 140 To 280

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As always, I’m open to comments and constructive criticism via the comments. People. PLEASE READ THE WHOLE ARTICLE before you tweet! Be sure that you understand what information you’re sharing. It’s important.

PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

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I’d love to hear your thoughts/experiences in a comment. No, this isn’t another one of those anti-Google+ posts and no…it isn’t one of those reverse psychology attempts to actually trick you into visiting my Google+ page.

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Cartoon: Speaking Social Media

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I’d love to hear about it in a comment! Working in social media in my day job and my night job, I spend a LOT of time around social media geeks. The other day, I overheard an entire conversation that was so full of social media lingo and jargon that it was like a whole new language.

Opting-Out Of Facebook Sponsored Stories May Be On The Way

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I’d love to hear about it in the comments! In 2011, Facebook announced a new advertising program called “Sponsored Stories” that basically told your friends what you were doing in the form of an add.

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

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Feel free to leave your thoughts in a comment. No…I haven’t gone off the radar. I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but that’s what happens when your full-time job is leading a social media team.

The Ironic Beauty Of Google Indexing Tweets And Why Content Marketers Should Pay Attention

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I’d love to hear about them in a comment! Author’s Note: I’ve been noodling on this post for quite a while now. I guess I’m just a sucker for technological irony. Before we get started, I’m going to be up-front with the fact that this is a bit of a long post.

Comic: Social Media Strategy From A Book

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I’d love to hear about them in a comment! Developing a social media strategy isn’t easy, especially with so many channels out there…it sometimes feels like social media overload ! But ignoring social media outright definitely isn’t a good strategy.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Peer Pressure Can Be Multiplied Through the Social Media

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Feel free to share your thoughts in a comment! Today’s guest blog post comes from Mary Tyler, who writes about parenting, social media & addiction at [link]. If you find this post interesting, be sure to also check out the article on whether teens prefer social media to real life.

Removing Trending Articles From Your Facebook Timeline

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I’d love to hear it in a comment! Facebook does it again! First, it was adding ads to your timeline , next it was posting articles and updates based on what your friends were doing.

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Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page

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I’d love to hear other ways that people have solved this problem so feel free to chime in with a comment. I finally got around to creating my Google+ page for SocMedSean.

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Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

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Feel free to leave a comment and tell me how you used it. Shhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license. Recently, Twitter has been behaving pretty anti-socially with their data.

Sex, Drugs, and Social Media – Do You Talk To Your Kids About Their Digital Behaviors?

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As always…would love to hear thoughts and similar experiences in comments! This blog post was originally posted over at PopGoesDad. Thanks to Kurt for the invitation to Guest Blog. I admit it…when I was in high school, I was a total metal head…and so was my mom. It was kind of strange growing up with a mom who listened to AC/DC, the Scorpions, and M­ötley Crüe and there were some awkward explanations to my friends about why she often wore a black Van Halen 1984 tour t-shirt.

Why I Just Deleted All My Pinboards From Pinterest – Hint…It’s Their Terms Of Use

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As always, I’m open to thoughts and discussions in the comments. If you are a blogger or content creator, you REALLY should read the Pinterest terms of use I know I’m going to be in the minority, here, but I’m not thrilled about Pinterest right now.

Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?

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Share your thoughts in a comment or add your opinion to my original tweet (click the link in my tweet above). There’s no doubt about the fact that patients are becoming more vocal in the social media space.

[COMIC] The Facebook Quota

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Enjoy the comic and, as always, comments are welcome Cheers! While I do love connecting with my friends, family and colleagues on Facebook, sometimes the drama of the social network gets to be a bit too much.

Foursquare Evolves From Gamification To Recommendation – But Why?

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Feel free to leave a comment and let me know whether you use Foursquare anymore and whether you think the evolution is a positive one. Of all the location-based social networks out there, Foursquare certainly has been the one to outlast the competition. Notice how I chose my words carefully.