Know Facebook’s Contest and Promotion Rules for the Holidays

Facebook Contest and Promotion Rules

During the holidays many businesses will be running a contest or a promotion on their Facebook page. Did you know that Facebook changed their contest and promotion rules in August 2013? You still can not run a contest or promotion on your personal Facebook timeline, but now it’s easier to run them on your Facebook timeline page.  You can choose … Read More

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So Did Social Media Play a Big Role in These Local Elections?

Election 2012

John A. Perez, Speaker of the California State Assembly, and other Democrats seeking office this election, traveled to Stockton on Monday, November 5, 2012 as part of a bus tour. They arrived at the Democratic Campaign headquarters on Miracle Mile where Mayor Ann Johnston, City Councilmember Susan Eggman, Assemblymember Allyson Huber, city council candidate Michael Tubbs and even Congressman Jerry … Read More

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Is It Time for Your Website to Get Social?

Socially Now Facebook

Did you know a recent survey done by 1&1 Internet showed that only 40% of small and medium sized businesses still do not have a website?  However, the number of these businesses creating and using a social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube is growing. According to HubSpot, “Even if you’re on social media, operating without … Read More

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Can Twitter Help Market and Build Your Business?

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With only 140 characters allowed, Twitter is still an effective, short and nice way to get your message out and raise awareness about your business and brand. Here are some simple strategies that you can implement today using Twitter to market your business: 1. Connect with Prospects and Clients Like Facebook, Twitter allows you to connect with prospects and clients … Read More

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How Can You Build a Powerful Social Media Strategy?

Social Media Network

More and more small business owners are embracing the fact that social media is not a fad and that they need to make it part of their marketing strategy.  They are also realizing this is a long-term commitment that can be daunting and exhausting. If your business is committed to social media marketing, it is imperative to create a working … Read More

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Local Insurance Agent is Recognized for His Unique Facebook Marketing

Banez Insurance Agency Facebookl

This blog is special and it provides a sense of accomplishment not only for our Social Now team, but more importantly for our client. Banez Insurance Agency has been in business in Stockton for almost 4 years.  Ron Banez is an insurance agent with Farmers Insurance, and he has been successful in marketing his business using Facebook. In September 2011, … Read More

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How Can You Help Clients by Using Social Media?

Social media communication

With social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, how can you help your clients by using social media? If you have a B2B business, you have more opportunities than ever to help connect and support your clients. You can search for industry topics using Google alerts and share them with your clients. Connect your client with others that can … Read More

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Six Social Media Tips for Your Facebook Timeline Page

Facebook Icons

In early April we had our first blog regarding Facebook’s Timeline Business Page.   After two months of daily engagement on our Socially Now page, it’s really pretty easy to manage. Here are our top six social media tips for your Facebook Timeline page: Cover Image – Use this space wisely with the right image that reflects your brand and know … Read More

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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?

pinterest logo for Socially Now blog

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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