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How to Harness the Power of Social Media

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When it comes to content marketing , social media has become an essential part of most smart professionals’ marketing plans. However, social media marketing isn’t as simple as a lot of business owners anticipate.

7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid

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A Note from Patsi: This week’s guest post is about social media and it’s really important. Because if you want to engage your business blog readers and grow your reader base, you need to use social media. S ocial Media. Ignoring social media return on investment.

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4 Reasons to Publish on a LinkedIn Blog

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Besides, that is what “social media” is all about. Guest Author: Christine Buffaloe is a social media wizard for authors, coaches, speakers and consultants. Content Marketing Social Media Stuff Attracting Clients business blogging LinkedIn social media marketing

5 Ways Blog Analytics Improve Your Business Blog

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S ocial Media. How do you use your blog analytics ? There are many easy-to-use blogging analytics tools out there, but the really successful bloggers know their results and tailor their blogs accordingly.

How Do You Choose a Blog Platform?

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Limited storage space for pictures, videos, audios and other media. How do you choose a blog platform ? . In my last post, How to Start a Blog: 7 Steps BEFORE You Blog , I shared important information you want to consider before your first post, including signing up for a trial blog.

Newsletters, Social Media, Blogs: What’s Best?

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How to Create a White Paper: Get Found Online and Grow Readership

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S ocial Media. If you want to grow your reader base, that is, if you want to get found and get known online, small businesses and entrepreneurs will offer prospects and clients online information for free, such as a white paper , a report or a compelling article.

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The Pros of LinkedIn vs. Facebook for Professionals

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But when it comes to using social media for your business, do you really want your professional network colliding with your personal life? LinkedIn , on the other hand, is great for B2B service providers looking for a more professional social media platform.

How Content Marketing Works on Pinterest

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For a social media site to truly step into the spotlight, it has to have something special. When you do, content marketing on social media sites becomes a snap. Author Bio: Erica Bell is a small business writer who focuses on topics such as creating a business and social media trends.

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5 Ways to Get Readers to Respond

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And not just on your blog… go over to your social media sites like LinkedIn and ask readers questions.

SEO and Content Marketing: A Love Story

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About ten years ago, someone decided to give a name to the type of marketing that occurs that involves the creation and sharing of media and publishing content in order to acquire and retain customers: Content Marketing.

Don’t Fall Prey to Auto-Feeds: Your Blog Posts Deserve a Personal Introduction

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And it’s understandable why they did it: how can you have time for social media , when you struggle with creating consistent, relevant blog content ? The same is true for auto-feeds to LinkedIn, Twitter, and all the other social media sites.

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

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She offers a free social media mastery kit at her website www.internetworkmarketingwealth.com. 4 Time-Saving Tips for Social Media Marketing. Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook?

6 Tips for Easy Ebook Promotion with Social Media

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Best Kept Secret of an Email Newsletter Bio

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Next, give your contact information that you want clients to use to contact you: telephone, email , web site and social media links. What’s the best kept secret of a newsletter bio?

What Hemingway Knew: How to Write Blog Content that Attracts Readers

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S ocial Media. Is your blog content compelling? Are you attracting new readers, engaging with them, and growing your reader base? In my last post , I shared an acronym that you should be using when writing blog content: C ontent (compelling). A ssets (free). T rack.

A Checklist for a Good Blog

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Social Media connect icons so I can find the author and connect with them. Social Media Share buttons so I can immediately click and share a post I like. If social media sites are where you connect and chat, then your blog is where you can converse about the things that really matter.

How to Engage Readers AND Grow Your Reader Base

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My point is whatever the size of your biz, you want to grow your reader base, increase hits on your site, and stimulate comments, on your blog, social media, and LinkedIn. S ocial Media. Congratulations! Your reader base has grown to 5,000!

Your Business Blog Sweet Spot: How to Find It and Keep It

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Social Media: 3 Things Teenagers Can Teach Business About Getting It Right

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It seems that the younger the employee, the more frequently they use social media. While it is still relatively easy to find baby boomers who have no social media accounts, it’s tough to find a millennial without at least one online profile.

4 Ideas to Generate Blog Topics

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Be sure to check out your competition on YELP, and notice keywords they are using on social media, blogs or websites. How are you doing with your 2015 blog goals ? Are you publishing blog topics that include compelling, relevant content that solves the problems of your readers?

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5 Ways to Make Your Business Blog Remarkable

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Pay attention to your social media networks – what are people talking about on your social media pages? How do you make your business blog really remarkable? Like, fascinating ? The main goal of writing a blog, whether for business or otherwise, is to get people to read what you write.

Say NO to Auto-Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites

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Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" width="300" height="104" /> Today’s guest post is written by Christine Buffaloe, of Serenity Virtual Assistant Services , a great resource for social media know-how, for Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter. Remember the “social” in social media.

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Managing Your Newsletter Email List:5 Must-Do’s

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Depending on the system you choose, a CRM can track the details of each prospect or client relationship, set and measure goals, deliver and track email and newsletters, and even track social media comments and activities.

How to Blog without Boring Readers in the Holiday Season

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Share via social media – While you should always share your blog posts on social media networks if you want them to be seen by more people, it’s even more important to do so during the holidays. How do you blog about the Holiday Season – without boring your readers?

Pinterest: 3 Reasons To Take Note

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Attracting Clients Content Marketing Online Marketing Online Persuasion Social Media Stuff blog marketing persuasion social media marketing social networkingEven if you’ve never been on Pinterest , you’ve probably heard of it—this hot social network is drawing attention everywhere, from newspapers and magazines to television and political campaigns.

Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

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With the onslaught of social media in the last 10 years, the ever constant question is, what can it do for my business and my business blog? Social Media has overtaken pornography as the No. Social media is a tool, plain and simple. The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks.

5 Uses for Your Business Blog

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You’re doing business during a time when consumer concerns can spread like wildfire by way of social media sites. Maintaining a business blog is time-consuming. However, if you have clear objectives in mind, the effort very well could be worth your while.

Expert Ebook Writing: Prepare or Just Do It?

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And of course you can use social media pages to ask for other people’s perspectives. Starting to write your expert ebook is not the first step. What comes before ebook writing is key -. Research what readers want most. Find out what other books have been done.

Better Blog Writing: Attract Clients, Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!

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If your goal is to get your blog post shared with many readers, make it easy for your readers to get it out into Social Media by adding share buttons to your blog. Don’t forget to share your content on social media yourself! Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!"

How to Find Great Blogs for Better Business Blogging

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Social media for discovery – There are several social media aggregators that can help you to find new online reading material. Both of these services allow you to link your social media accounts. Writing quality content is key for your business blog.

Social Media: 3 Keys to Business Success

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Are you thinking about creating a social media page for your business? Social media ( LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter ) can be great marketing and networking tools for small businesses, but there are a few rules you should know before jumping on the social media bandwagon.

Reasons to Attend the AuthorU Publishing Conference

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Social media marketing. Like you, I’ve had some bad conference experiences. I’ve spent a lot of money to travel and sit in a freezing cold room for days to listen to experts with big egos.

Business Newsletters: Is Your Newsletter Still Relevant?

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I am frequently asked if business newsletters are still relevant, or if blogs, social media, and videos have replaced them. In spite of all the other social media outlets, e-newsletters and printed newsletters get results.

How to Make Content More Engaging: 10 Tips

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Deliver your marketing messages in different media as people like to receive information in different ways.

4 Tips to Attract More Readers to Your Business Blog

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Blogs have become a social media platform for everyone. Social media has become an ever-present phenomenon now. You can’t expect your website to draw in huge numbers of visitors if you don’t have a visible presence on various social media platforms.

From Blog to Book: Write an Expert Ebook in 90 Days

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Setting up and using social media. Write an expert ebook in 90 days? Do you think it’s possible? I do… here’s why: I’ve done it before with Content Marketing with Blogs. And I’m doing it again.

The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks

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Now you can learn all about social media and the sociology of the Internet through video lectures. What I find fascinating is the sociology of social media : we’re still operating with the same primitive brains. Related posts: 4 Time-Saving Tips for Social Media Marketing.

Social Business Success Starts at the Top

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The same goes for other social media sites – ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Google+ ) the number of them growing by the day. An overwhelming amount (86%) of respondents said that CEO involvement in social media campaigns is “somewhat important” to “mission-critical.”

Secrets of Busy Bloggers: 4 Social Media Time Savers

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Many of my readers are busy professionals who don’t have a lot of time for blogging or social media. For those of you who have the bare minimum of time, and still want to get results, here are a few social media tips and tricks I’ve used. Use social media.