Will Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Increase Mobile Use?

Will Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Increase Mobile Use?

Last week’s blog we wrote about Pinterest and how it’s become the third most popular social site behind Facebook and Twitter. On Monday, April 9, 2012 Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. Instagram was launched in October 2010 by Stanford University graduates Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. They created a new iPhone application where users share … Read More

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What is Pinterest?

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Our Socially Now blog in mid-March mentioned Pinterest for the first time, and how it had a smaller following than Facebook. What is Pinterest and why the rave reviews? It’s another social media site that is engaging particularly among women (60/40). Todd Wasserman, Mashable’s business editor reported several days ago, “Pinterest is now the number three most-popular social network in … Read More

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How to Maximize Facebook Timeline with the New Real-Time Insights?

Socially Now Facebook Timeline page March 2012

Facebook has 850 million active users and 483 million of them use it daily. On February 29, 2012 Facebook started testing their Timeline on pages, and they gave page owners 30 days to test drive the new features. One of the biggest changes is Timeline no longer has a default page. They did add a large cover image page, and … Read More

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How Can QR Codes Help Brand Your Business?

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There have been recent reports of China overtaking the U.S. in 2012 as the leader in the smartphone market, and Brazil and India is projected to join the top five countries by 2016. When you think of smartphones, do you think of QR codes? Because QR codes are scanned with a mobile device, it’s natural to see the connection. Who … Read More

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The Power of Testimonials In Social Media

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Most cities or towns have a local paper or magazine with some sort of contest where the community and loyal clients vote for the best of best in different industries. Within social media restaurants ask for reviews on Yelp!, hair salons can request you “like” their page on Facebook and local real estate agents will ask for a “recommendation” on … Read More

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How To Use Social Media and Engage Your Facebook Fans?

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There’s more to Facebook than “likes,” and there’s more to the measurement of social media than “fans”. While expanding a social audience with fans and likes is important, it doesn’t help businesses understand how engaged their social audience is. On March 6, 2012, Erik Sass reported in “The Social Graf” that the growth of Facebook was slowing in the US. … Read More

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How Can You Leverage YouTube with Social Media?

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Posting your video on YouTube is one of several hosting sites where you can leverage and attract serious traffic. It currently has the largest audience. You can brand your business more effectively by using other social media platforms with video. One of the most effective ways to leverage your YouTube videos is by posting them on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. … Read More

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How Can You Build Your Brand Using LinkedIn?

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What is LinkedIn? It’s a business-related social media networking site that was founded in December 2002. Since November 2011, they have reported more than 135 million registered users in over 200 countries. It can help build your brand by connecting with other strategic partners to gain knowledge, insight and opportunities by networking. Start by setting up a profile, connect with … Read More

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It’s Easy to Set Up an Autoresponder for Twitter Followers

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Some folks like autoresponders and some don’t like them at all. If you have a Twitter account and are receiving too many daily followers and you don’t have the time to respond but would like to, then it may be best to set up an autoresponder. You may have seen some that say something like ““Thanks for following. I tweet … Read More

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What Should You Do to Succeed with Social Media?

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On Feb. 9, 2012, I had the privilege to present to the Women’s Success Group (WSG) in Stockton about social media marketing. The thirty plus ladies and gentlemen in the room were energetic and eager to learn what else they could do to brand their business with social media. They had many questions such as where should they start, how … Read More

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