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How LinkedIn Can Help with Your Online Branding
  Every business wants to be seen. In this day and age, the best way to get noticed is online, especially through social media. Your online branding is important because it dictates who you are and what you do, and it’s the first thing any potential client will notice. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and LinkedIn […]
A Guide to Facebook Advertising
As users, we encounter Facebook advertising on a daily basis without much consideration of the thought, research, and effort that goes into the content in our feeds. When the tables are turned, and it comes time for business owners to build their own Facebook campaign, the world of social media advertising can suddenly become a […]
5 Ways to Supercharge Your Custom Audience
If you don’t upload a custom audience to your Facebook ads, pack your bags, leave, and forget about Facebook advertising. Without a custom audience, you can’t target an audience that is likely to respond to your ads and convert. A custom audience allows you to do one important thing: target a highly interested audience that […]
5 Ways To Increase Facebook Ad Reach using Custom Audiences
With more than 2 billion monthly active users, Facebook has grown to become the kingpin of social media platforms. No matter what type of business you’re running, Facebook has an audience for you. Facebook’s Advertising platform provides tons of Ad targeting options that enable you to precisely define your target audience and reach them, no […]
8 Ways to Make Better Live Videos on Social Media
As many small business owners can tell you, it can be a significant challenge to get noticed on social media and begin building relationships and brand authority. With limited resources with which to work, getting the extra boost you need to grow rapidly and efficiently can overwhelm the best of us. Have you ever found […]
10 Must Have Tools to Monitor, Analyze and Respond to Brand Mention
What are people saying about your brand? I am not speaking about those paid advertisements or reviews on popular blogs that you have been orchestrating. I mean real, organic brand mentions from your user base. Chances are you have no idea, not unless it has been a major complaint that has come directly through your […]

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8 Online Tools to Improve Your Business Social Media Profile
The truth is that it’s particularly important to maintain an appropriate social media profile in order to ensure that everything is handled as per the highest industry standards. Let’s be honest – each one of us has a social media page. Regardless of whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or something else – we all have […]
The State of Social Media Usage in America Today
I recently partnered with The Dash to find out how America’s most popular social networks compare, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat. I’m not going to lie, there are a few surprises that you might find interesting. Below are some of the insights, but I encourage you to check out the full dashboard here. […]
Affordable Tools to Help Maximize Your Social Media Presence
Social media has tilted the marketing landscape, with close to 90 percent of marketers believing in the importance of social media marketing—a practice that saw a spending of close to $10 billion in 2015. And as its reach has expanded, heightened importance has been placed on social media management, monitoring, analysis, automation and content creation. […]
5 Myths About Your Clients and Social Media That You Should Forget Right Now
When it comes to social media marketing, any small business can utilize their online presence for lead generation. But, if social media marketing is so easy to leverage, then why do 65% of companies state, according to Hubspot, that lead generation and traffic is one of their top marketing concerns? It’s because many businesses aren’t […]