Social Media Advice

Do you know where your ideal customers hang out online? Do you think they know who you are, what you do, how to find you and why they should choose you over your competitors? Social Media has quickly become the preferred way that many consumers reach out to businesses. Are you there?

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Live-Tweeting an Event? Here’s How To Do It Right.

We hold these great events on marketing for small businesses — I’ve talked about them here before. (Next up: Events in Chicago and Seattle!) Recently, I created a best practices sheet for employees tweeting on behalf of the company at these events, and it occurred to me this could be helpful for anyone live-tweeting any event….continue reading …

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Breaking Down the Perfect Social Media Post

I’m going to give praise where it’s due: This is an amazing infographic. There are so many tiny ways to boost a social media post, and they vary from Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest and so on. This infographic from My Clever Agency does a great job of breaking down what to do for which platform. Behold. We’d…continue reading …

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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 …