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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. They know that without a social presence, your online brand can appear outdated and unapproachable. Social Engagement.

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. Here are Paul’s 7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid.

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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. It’s about the conversation, it’s about being social. Guest Author: Christine Buffaloe is a social media wizard for authors, coaches, speakers and consultants. Do you know about LinkedIn blogs?

Compelling Newsletter Content:2 Big Problems

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Don’t overlook sharing on social sites. From what I see, many small business professionals struggle with writing compelling newsletter content. It’s not easy.

How to Become a Pinterest Warrior

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Although you may have made excellent written content a part of your marketing strategy , it’s important to remember that there is more to social media than just writing a great post or article. Are you using Pinterest effectively?

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. According to Wikipedia , Pinterest is a pinboard -style social photo sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies, and more.

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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.

Get Found Online: 5 Question Quiz

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Social sites, web, blog, articles, videos, etc.). How easy is it for you to get found online? Are you attracting the kinds of readers who could be your ideal clients? Here’s a quick 5 question quiz to reveal how well you’re doing: 5 Question Quiz.

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?

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?

6 Tips for Easy Ebook Promotion with Social Media

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Blog Goals: 5 Tips to Keep Your Blog Focused and on Track

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Make a weekly blog schedule to include writing the content, sharing it on social sites, researching and commenting on other blogs, and formatting, editing, linking, etc. Focused and on Track" width="700" height="503" title="Blog Goals: 5 Tips to Keep Your Blog Focused and on Track" />.

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.

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

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Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" alt=" Say NO to Auto Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" />. Many people who think they don’t have time for social media use applications that automatically feed their blogs into Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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

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Do you use social media like Facebook , Twitter or LinkedIn ? Clever headlines and intriguing social updates will get them to click over to your content. Neuromarketing blog and Neuromarketing social networking site on Ning.

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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. Congratulations! Your reader base has grown to 5,000!

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.

5 Best Business Blog Goals for 2015- And 5 Steps to Get You There

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Make a weekly blog schedule to include writing the content, sharing it on social sites, researching and commenting on other blogs, and formatting, editing, linking, etc. What goals have you identified for your blog and website for 2015? Have you created a map to help you reach your goals?

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.

Social Business Success Starts at the Top

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Smart business tweeters know that the social network is a great tool in promotion, brand recognition and customer interaction. The same goes for other social media sites – ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Google+ ) the number of them growing by the day. Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers.

Pinterest: 3 Reasons To Take Note

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Even 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. What is this latest social craze? Visual bookmarking is handy, but what makes it so powerful is the social aspect: not only are you pinning products and sites for yourself, but also for your entire network of followers to see—even as they’re pinning likes for you to see.

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?

2 Writing Tips for Expert Ebooks from TED Talks

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Appeal to Your Audience : People have four driving needs, so make emotional connections that appeal to your readers’: Social need for belonging. I’m a big fan of the 20-minute video talks from experts on TED.com.

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.

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? First, why should you bother with social networking sites ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter ) if you’re in business?

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!"

Blog Design Blink Test: Simple, Easy Navigation

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Testimonials, showing social proof of what happens as a result of working with you. In order to impress visitors and showcase your business expertise, your blog must pass the “blink” test.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Writing Like You Talk Works Better for Your Brain

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Starting a New Blog?6 Things a Business Blog Must Have

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Testimonials , showing social proof of what happens as a result of working with you. Are you starting a new blog ? What should you include in your blog if you want to use it to attract clients? I’ve been talking about how to start a blog in my recent series of posts.