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How to Harness the Power of Social Media

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Internet users will search for your business on social platforms such as Twitter or Facebook, and if they find a dead page or nothing at all, it may deter them. When it comes to content marketing , social media has become an essential part of most smart professionals’ marketing plans.

4 Reasons to Publish on a LinkedIn Blog

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You can also connect with her on Facebook , Twitter and of course, LinkedIn. Do you know about LinkedIn blogs? And are you blogging yet on LinkedIn ? I’m not yet, but I will be right after I write this blog post!

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How to Become a Pinterest Warrior

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After all, we’re talking about a network which offers traffic that is more likely to drive sales than either Facebook or Twitter. Are you using Pinterest effectively?

5 Ways to Get Readers to Respond

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Follow Straight North on Twitter and connect with Straight North on Facebook. You spend a lot of time writing content on your blog but if the only comments you get are from people looking for free marketing, maybe it’s time to revise your content strategies.

The Pros of LinkedIn vs. Facebook for Professionals

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Check out the Straight North Blog , or follow @StraightNorth on Twitter! . Related posts: Why Use Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn for Content Marketing? Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter.

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

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The same is true for auto-feeds to LinkedIn, Twitter, and all the other social media sites. Don’t forget to use keyword hash tags, especially on Twitter. Many people who fell prey to the Auto-feed short-cut introduced by Facebook found that it did much more harm than good.

A Checklist for a Good Blog

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Compared to Facebook and Twitter, it’s a real publishing platform where what you write will help you get found, get known and get clients.

How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media

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Here are a few ideas to get reader’s eyes off of their Facebook or Twitter page and onto your blog: As Usual, Content Comes First.

How to Start a Blog: 7 Steps BEFORE You Blog

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They ask me “Can’t I just use Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter?”. How do I start a blog ? . I hear it all the time: smart professionals, who are great at what they do, don’t know how to start a business blog , and probably wouldn’t have time to blog even if they did start one.

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 ? Some days I’m spending not as much time on LinkedIn or Facebook or Twitter.

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4 Ideas to Generate Blog Topics

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You can also find him on Twitter , Google+ and his personal blog. 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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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

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How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? The second option is to add your Twitter stream to LinkedIn and then by default as long as your blog posts are appearing in Twitter they will also appear on LinkedIn. Twitter.

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. On Twitter hash tags (#) are key.

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5 Uses for Your Business Blog

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Follow Straight North on Twitter and connect with Straight North on Facebook. Maintaining a business blog is time-consuming. However, if you have clear objectives in mind, the effort very well could be worth your while.

Pinterest: 3 Reasons To Take Note

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While there are the obvious personal benefits of using Twitter for your own online bookmarking and networking, the sheer volume of Pinterest users alone also represents great potential for business. Check out the Straight North Blog , or follow @StraightNorth on Twitter! 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.

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

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Tougher still is finding a teenager who is not connected on Facebook and Twitter. Following a few simple rules can make a huge impact on your success rate with social platforms like Facebook and Twitter. It seems that the younger the employee, the more frequently they use social media.

Blog Design Blink Test: Simple, Easy Navigation

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Your other accounts, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. In order to impress visitors and showcase your business expertise, your blog must pass the “blink” test.

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

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Tell your readers that you would like them to share your post on Facebook , Twitter , and LinkedIn. Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!"

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

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Share your contact info and networks – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, etc. 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.

4 Tips to Attract More Readers to Your Business Blog

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Facebook , Google+, Twitter , LinkedIn are some names that come to your mind when thinking about content marketing for your website. How can you attract more readers to your business blog? Blogs have become a social media platform for everyone.

Social Business Success Starts at the Top

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Twitter is not just for kids. In a recent survey done by the social media branding firm BRANDfog , respondents said that CEOs and other company leaders who use platforms like Twitter effectively are regarded more highly by customers and their employees.

3 Networking Tips with LinkedIn Groups for Business

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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter. LinkedIn is today to working professionals what Facebook was to college students when it first launched: a networking tool with a specific audience and purpose in mind.

Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

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First, why should you bother with social networking sites ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter ) if you’re in business? Twitter processed more than one billion tweets in December 2009 and averages almost 40 million tweets per day.

Your Business Blog Year 10: Is It Still Worth It?

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Clients can be reached through Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter – the list goes on. Does blogging still make sense for your business? Is a business blog worth the time you need to research, write, format and publish quality content?

Content Marketing: What Are Your Target Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?

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Do you use social media like Facebook , Twitter or LinkedIn ? Some days I’m spending not as much time on LinkedIn or Facebook or Twitter. Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?" alt=" Content Marketing: What Are Your Target Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?" />.

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Content Rules: Secrets of Writing Compelling Content

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And, it gets multiplied on websites, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and videos on YouTube, to the point that people tune out. Marketing nowadays requires writing and publishing great content in multiple ways.

Small Business Content Marketing: When to Hire A Freelance Writer?

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Social Media Updates : Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and other social media updates call for writing that’s called “microblogging.” When should you hire a freelance writer for your blog or website?

How Blog Readers Find You – A Diagram

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And they do go to Facebook , Twitter , and LinkedIn. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: a business blog is the best way to get found online, the best way to connect with potential clients, and the pathway to turning readers into clients.

LinkedIn Power Tips: Give Before You Receive

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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter. Why Use Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn for Content Marketing? If you’ve noticed, LinkedIn is quickly becoming the social networking site for professionals to connect and do business.

Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog

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Share your posts on Facebook , Twitter , Google +, and the many other popular Internet gathering places. Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter.

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

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Here’s an email I got yesterday: “One of the people I follow on twitter sent me a link to your blog article on building trust in your blog. What are the two most important parts (a.k.a. opportunities to engage readers) of your business blog post?

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Social Media: 3 Keys to Business Success

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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. Are you thinking about creating a social media page for your business?

The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks

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Twitter is like a town square for the globe. Evan Williams on listening to Twitter users : You can’t do much on the web, or off of it for that matter, without hearing about Twitter these days. Having fun while learning has become my idea of a really good time.

Secrets of Busy Bloggers: 4 Social Media Time Savers

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I must be doing something right: these tips have resulted in new clients directly from Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn. Join the conversations on Twitter. Besides driving traffic back to your blog, Twitter is a great tool to help you find, follow and join conversations.

Scribd: Just Another Document Sharing Site?

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Social networking with Twitter opportunity. I may be a late bloomer, but I just discovered Scribd. I found it when I was doing research for my webinar series, Social Media KISS (Keep it Simple and Serene) for Authors.

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6 Writing Tips for SEO Friendly Content Marketing

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Follow Christian ( @l24ca ) and Lingo24 ( @Lingo24 ) on Twitter. Do you know how to write SEO-friendly content your readers will love? This week’s guest post by Christian Arno of Lingo24 shares 6 writing tips for writing online content that works for both readers and search engines. Writing for the web can be like walking on a tightrope. Do you litter your blog writing and web pages with keywords so the search engine spiders can find you?

Blog Writing: 5 Tips to Break a Blogging Rut

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Post this offer on your blog and other spots like Twitter and Facebook. Business blog writing is tough. No matter how long you’ve been writing on your business blog, sooner or later, you’ll find yourself in a blogging rut. How do you break out of blogger’s block ?

Content Marketing for Professionals: Time-Saving Tips Webinar

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How can you repurpose content for web pages, blogs, Twitter, Facebook? Time Saving Tips Webinar" alt=" Content Marketing for Professionals: Time Saving Tips Webinar" />. Time Saving Tips Webinar" width="576" height="107" />. Are you getting results from your content marketing?

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Is Your White Paper a Sales Pitch in Disguise?

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Twitter is extremely powerful for reaching audiences and building relationships. Twitter is fast becoming the preferred vehicle of communication between companies and their customers. One interesting tool in particular is Twitter #chat. Content Marketing Online Marketing Social Media Stuff Writing Great White Papers Attracting Clients ebooks Twitter Web pages white papers writing on the web

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Writing Web Content that Gets Results: Questions

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Many people focus on the medium, the latest shiny tool: the blog, the Twitter tweets, and Facebook updates, without regard for the basic rules of writing copy for the Web.