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

SocialFish

Using social media to market your company is an undoubtedly wise decision. But understanding the differences between each type of user who follows you can also lead to an increase in awareness and sales.

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Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. It’s a way to connect with or find your customers, partners and vendors, follow thought leaders, and keep up with what your competition is doing!

How to be smart on Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has gone mainstream as people, brands and organizations flock to the social network. They set up profiles, find people to follow, start tweeting their hearts out and start to attract followers themselves. It takes time but as follower numbers continue to rise, we know the effort is worth it, right? Image via CrunchBase. Well, maybe not. Maybe all this tweeting, retweeting, following and friending is just so much spitting in the wind.

Your Digital Tattoo: Guidelines On What (And What Not) To Tweet

Firebelly

Editorial Note: this is neither a condemnation or an endorsement of the @veevee example used here. Social media has become a digital tattoo. What kind of tattoo do you have? Are you concerned about what people are seeing and can find?

Social Media Automation 101

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

5 Things You Should Know About Changes in Facebook Functionalities

SocialFish

There are new changes to Facebook almost every month that cause a lot of panic and irritation among its users. Although it has been seen that most of the users adjust to these changes in a while, the constant barrage of changes has become a sore point for quite a number or users.

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Funny Business: The Best Digital Marketing Humor, 2013 Edition

Webbiquity SMM

One of the greatest aspects of being a marketer is that, in most professions, sitting around the office thinking up bad puns, penning snarky double entendres, or storyboarding cat videos would be considered goofing off. In marketing, that’s called “work.”

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36 Rules of Social Media

Firebelly

Do you follow the 36 rules of social media? We aren’t giving away any secrets, but these 36 tips and tricks will make social media marketing and conversation more efficient. 36 seem like a lot? Pick a couple of your favorites and start from there!

3 Ways to Identify Influencers for Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

So, you’re about to kick off a Blogger Outreach campaign. If you have a blog and you haven’t planned to do blogger outreach – you need to start planning. The point of this post isn’t to sell you on the idea of blogger outreach. If you’re not sure why this is important, check out the links provided.

How to Network On Social Media Without Being a Stalker [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Ed: WUL is still on vacation, but here’s an oldie-but-goodie from our vault that originally ran on Sept. 28, 2012. It might answer a question you ask or have been asked, so here it is again. Enjoy! I got an interesting question from someone I know (name withheld on request) recently.

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.

Book Preview: The Social Employee

Webbiquity SMM

In an era of increasingly transparent pricing, interchangeable products, and uniformly adequate service, the only remaining differentiator may be the “soul” of a company: is your organization the type of enterprise that people want to do business with? What do you stand for?

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Social Media for B2B – 3 Top Tips For Generating B2B Leads Online

The Social Media Incubator

When it comes to generating B2B leads online, do you have a social media strategy or are you just “winging it?” ” Here ar our top 3 tips for helping your B2B business to thrive using social media: Develop a strong LinkedIn presence – LinkedIn is the B2B go-to place online.

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Digital Strategy 101

SocialFish

This deck is a great primer by Bud Caddell on Digital Strategy and what a digital strategist (like me!) Check it out. Digital Strategy 101 from Bud Caddell. ——— This post includes a slide deck – click through to see it because it’s awesome.

Can I Have a Word? Five, Actually

Waxing UnLyrical

Don’t worry, I’m not going to launch into a diatribe or give you something really heavy to read. I just wanted to update you on what has been, and will be, going on on the WUL front (as well as my own).

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.

25 Random Observations about #MozCon Speakers

Adam Sherk

I attended MozCon 2013 last week. It’s really become a big production with a three-day agenda, large stage and space-age theme in the main room. I hadn’t been to one before and I came away pretty impressed.

Why You Should Care About Gmail’s New Tabs as a Blogger, Marketer, Freelancer, and a User

Kikolani

Are you a blogger, Internet marketer, freelance writer, or just someone who likes to get their email? Whether or not you use Gmail, you should be concerned. Here’s why Gmail wants you to be excited about their new tabs.

[Cool Infographic Friday] One for Your Members?

SocialFish

Who else is creating infographics like this to promote their industry and profession to their members? Awesomeness. Exploring a Career in Interior Design infographic. Content Strategy

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Ed: This post originally ran on June 4, 2012. Waxing UnLyrical is on vacation, so we’re re-running it since it’s still relevant… and it’s a great post! I don’t believe in ghosts. I know, that seems rather snappy and off-handed to say, so immediately like that, but I don’t.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Social Media: Not a Stand-Alone Strategy

The Social Media Incubator

The most common misconception about social media for business is that it can be done as a separate entity. However, that statement couldn’t be further from the truth. It should be looked at as a tool and component of your overall business strategy, not a standalone strategy.

Dating in the Millennial Era

Firebelly

Being a junior in college and almost 21 years old, I am surrounded by dating and fresh relationships. My peers and I are starting to get to the age where relationships seem good, are wanted, and appear as a maturing act.

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Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. It’s a way to connect with or find your customers, partners and vendors, follow thought leaders, and keep up with what your competition is doing!

Weekly Roundup: Timeless Business Strategies

Waxing UnLyrical

Did I tell you the news? WUL is going on vacation for two weeks. I’ll fill you in when I get back, but I am so excited to get some R&R! Here’s the thing, though; we still want to provide you with useful content.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

High Quality Content: What It Is & Why Your Website Needs It

The Social Media Incubator

You’ve likely heard people refer to “high quality content” online. This phrase is typically used in reference to website content, and you’ll often hear people say that if you want to rank high in Google’s search index, then you need to produce high quality content.

Why You Should Care About Gmail’s New Tabs as a Blogger, Marketer, Freelancer, and a User

Kikolani

Are you a blogger, Internet marketer, freelance writer, or just someone who likes to get their email? Whether or not you use Gmail, you should be concerned. Here’s why Gmail wants you to be excited about their new tabs.

4 Tips to Fuel Your Instagram Campaign to Success

Convince & Convert

Sometimes deepening the relationship between your brand and your fans is as simple as giving people a way to engage on a new level.

When to Post on Social Media Networks

Bill Hartzer

As you probably know, I am very active on just about all of the social media networks. I post often, share often, am very active. Probably more active than 90 percent of my social media and search engine optimization colleagues. I have been for years.

How to Create a Viral Post in Social Media

The Social Media Incubator

Article guest-authored by Craig Robinson, an online writer for Qwaya , a Facebook ad campaign tool. Craig writes different topics about social media tips and strategies.

How to Organize Finances with FreshBooks

Kikolani

When I was approached to do a review of FreshBooks , it couldn’t have come at a better time. I have to admit, I’ve never been good with organizing my finances beyond Excel.

How to Uncover Meaningful Social Data

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Call it the Analytics Effect: People get so hooked on cheap-and-abundant data from sources like Google Analytics that they ignore useful data from other sources. Interesting as a concept, but does it really exist?

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This Week in Social Media – 7/17/2013

Social Media Marketing