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Are your social media accounts ready for 2017?

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Bring your social sites up to date with a quick review to be sure of a Happy New Year! social business Social Media in Action Social Media

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Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

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Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy TwitterGetting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Follow this guide to getting your own account verified.

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Average Time On Social Media, Are You Using It Wisely? #Infographic

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How much time are you using on social media sites? mindful social social business social media black holeHere's an infographic with data on that, and some tips to use your time wisely for your business.

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The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

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Created by Conscious Company Media , the event showcased a variety of businesses, including organizations like; Oxfam , Combat Flip Flops , L.A They all believe in the power of combining social responsibility, economic value, and environmental impact.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Social Media Crisis Management -Infographic

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At a very minimum set up Google alerts, but we recommend setting up additional social listening tools as well to be sure to get timely reporting. If you need some free or low-cost listening tools here’s a list of social media listening tools to get you started.

What’s in your social media tool belt? 4 tools rated

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Social media management can be such a lot of work, especially if you are managing several accounts at a time on several different social platforms as we are. Taking a mindful approach to social media and how you work means finding ways to streamline your workflow, focus on engaging and creating value for your network, […]. mindful social social business Social Media Tips and Tricks infographic Social Media

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Marketers- Stop multi-tasking social media

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Here are a few tips to make the time you spend working on social media marketing tasks, and your entire day, more useful to everyone. As a bonus, you’ll be more focused and engaged with the conversations you have on social networks, increasing your effectiveness.

How social media is like spaghetti sauce

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What’s that got to do with social networks? We often look at social networks with blinders on. Who knows, with a more mindful social approach maybe you’ll have a chunky sauce epiphany and change your entire industry!

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

Why people don’t get Google+

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Google+ is a great social network. One list for foodies, one list for hardware geeks, a list for social media folks, a list for news and on and on. Googleplus Social Media Tips and Tricks Google Plus

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CEOs-Roll Up Your Social Media Sleeves

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The company earned an incredible amount of media coverage which put the company on the map. The lesson is clear: CEO’s that are active in social media and content marketing efforts ignite conversation. Social CEOs drive results. By Frank Strong. His sleeves were rolled up.

Social Media for the Busy Sales Person

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I’ve gotten quite a bit of great feedback on my last post, the 5 traits of the social sales person. The post really seems to have struck a nerve with a lot of people, even though it barely touches the surface of how sales people can use social media to get more business.

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Influencers! Must read > New Facebook guidelines for branded content

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Facebook Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Content Marketing Facebook ads influencer outreachAn influencer must have a verified Facebook page and tag the marketer's page in any post that mentions a third party brand, product, or sponsor.

5 Top Social Media Professionals on Google+

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First it was the meteoric rise of the new platform and social media types rushed to learn it and get those tips and tricks posts out. The traffic we get from Google+ also sticks longer than other social media referrals. There’s been a lot of noise about Google+.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How can using social media as an employee help my company?

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You’re happy in your company, so why build a personal brand through social media? You’ll find a community of other people working in that very same space participating in social media somewhere. Let’s say you’re not looking for a job.

Facebook searches for authenticity, will your business page pass muster?

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Facebook Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook FansFacebook has updated their algorithms. You know, the ones that decide if anyone sees your content at all? Here's what you need to know.

Just get us the Millennials! #Marketing #Fail

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Prefer to spend more on socially responsible companies and say a company’s commitment to the community influences their decision to work there. They’re social. Let’s take a more mindful approach to marketing, especially through social media.

Social Media Doesn’t Make Sales – People Do

Janet Fouts

There’s a deep, dark secret that the social media marketers don’t want you to know. It doesn’t matter what your social media strategy is unless it includes what you expect the prospect to do after they find you through social media.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Digging deeper into Facebook ad analysis

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Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook Facebook adsFacebook ad delivery insights tell you a lot about how your campaign is going and help you get ahead of performance issues, saving you money!

The CiscoLive Experience

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27,000 people poured into Moscone center in San Francisco, and Cisco invited 20 of us to attend as VIP social media ambassadors hand picked by Bryan Kramer of PureMatter. Corporate Social Media social business I just got back from #CiscoLive last week.

8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business

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Social business apps. Obviously I couldn’t keep from sharing a few of my favorite social apps too, it’s what I do. I actually have quite a few apps on my phone but here are the ones most useful for keeping your business social. Sprout Social.

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50 Inspiring Tech Savvy Leaders Over 50

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Let’s talk about networked approaches & social media for training and capacity building for the nonprofit sector that leverage learning and impact. Chieftain of the blog {grow} and social media bouncer. Social Media and Internet Marketing consultant for small to medium businesses. Author, Speaker and kind of a big deal on a fairly irrelevant soc media site which inflates my self-importance. Founder of SOBCon, social business strategist.

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

Hashtags, the Good the Bad, the Oh So Ugly

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I stuck to Twitter posts simply because they’re easier to embed, but most or all of these hashtags appear across social platforms. Facebook Googleplus Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Google Plus hashtags Twitter

Optimizing Facebook Pages for Graph Search?

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Marketers everywhere are frantically trying to figure out how they’re going to use Graph Search as part of their social business strategy or not. Facebook Social Media Networks Face

8 strategies for Pinterest for business

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They are all about the social and emotional issues of raising young kids. Here’s a collaborative board I participate on with some of my social media pals pinning infographics , created by Mark Ivey. Pinterest has become a running joke to many.

Why I Killed My Facebook Page – Confessions of a Social Media Coach

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A social media coach quitting Facebook? When I wrote my first book, “ Social Media Success! I wrote 3 more books on social media after that one came out, so now what, create a page for each book? What?

Are you violating copyrights on social media?

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Image sharing is a huge part of social media, before you eagerly use images you've found, be aware of the copyrights and laws that may apply, and what to do about it. Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools copyright images

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14 step bare-bones guide to influencer outreach

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Lots of people will tell you ”Social Media Influencers” are the key to social media marketing but what does that really mean? Do they get comments and do people share their content through social media?

7 steps to an effective social media plan

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I get a ton of requests for a “social media plan&# and then once I start to talk to the client it turns out what they really want is a magic black box from which they can pull a big red button. When they push the button they will have instant social media success.

Do It Yourself Social Media Audit

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We tend to create the social media presence for our businesses in an organic fashion, which is the natural way to grow relationships right? That’s why it’s a good idea to conduct a social media audit every so often to step back and get a 10K foot level.

10 Commandments for Twitter

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Here’s another Haiku Deck, Social Media 101 and another on Social Media for Sales. Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Twitter is such a simple communications tool, yet people seem to really struggle with how to tweet.

Google+ Tips and Tricks

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Hmm, Google will know even more about us, seems like socially targeted ads are obvious? Social Media Networks Google Google PlusThis post is meant to be a getting started guide for those of us who got an invite and are now wondering how to use Google+.

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Why I’m glad I upgraded my LinkedIn Profile

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Check out their other social profiles and see if they are a good fit to connect with there. Corporate Social Media social business Social Media in Action Social Media Networks Linkedin Social Networking social sales

15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know

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One of the fantastic things about the growth of social media is how it has widened our window on the world. Ambercadabra Amber co-wrote The Now Revolution with Jay Baer , they really get what makes new media work for business. Wanna learn about tech, social media, mobile?

This Is Social, Watch Your Mouth

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I don’t care what social network you’re on actually, or who you are, if you wouldn’t say it to a crowd in Times Square with your Mom in the audience, just don’t say it, unless you want a call from Mom. A little social media etiquette is in order.

What is your Reach on Facebook? (Any why you shouldn’t care)

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Facebook Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook reach social media measurementA client contacted me this morning, upset because her “reach” seems to be seriously declining on Facebook.