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Facebook hits 40 Million Page Mark and Launches Live Chat for Businesses

Facebook announced today that there are now 40 million active small business pages on the site. With that announcement Facebook also mentioned that they will be launching more support for small businesses, through the Boost Your Business program and an online chat platform. From Facebook’s blog post: “We’re hitting the road again to talk to…continue reading …

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Periscope: Twitter’s New Live-Streaming Video App

Periscope is Twitter’s new live-streaming video app that allows users to watch and broadcast live video. The app allows users to broadcast live from anywhere, with no need for a WiFi connection or a webcam. Periscope’s live feeds can be shot from iPhones and iPads and watched through smartphones, desktop and laptops. Note: An Android version…continue reading …

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The Top 5 Activities on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook [Infographic]

As a business that markets on social media, it’s important to understand how your audience is using social media.  A recent study by GlobalWebIndex reveals data detailing the top 5 activities on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. Here are some standout stats: 42% of active Twitter users used Twitter to read news stories last month. 30% of…continue reading …

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Facebook Introduces Topic Data: What Your Business Needs to Know

Facebook continues to empower its marketers with more in depth data with its new rollout of topic data. This data will allow marketers to understand what people think about topics related to their business, so they can make their products and marketing more relevant. Breaking down topic data Topic data will show marketers what audiences…continue reading …

3 Twitter Tips to Boost Your Marketing

3 Twitter Tips That Will Boost Your Twitter Marketing

Looking for new ways to boost your business’s performance on Twitter? These three simple tips will help grow your Twitter audience, reach and exposure. 1)  Exposure – Pin a Tweet Twitter is a fast moving social network. New content pushes older content out of the way fairly quickly, meaning that it’s easy for your tweets…continue reading …