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Facebook vs. LinkedIn

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  Today I had the opportunity to gather with others at the Houston Website Designers Seminar, held at the Art Institute of Houston. The topic was Internet Marketing, and the five speakers gave short presentations on marketing & branding trends, logo design, website design, mobile marketing,  and of course, social media. My topic was “Facebook v. LinkedIn” from the perspective …

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The Love Languages of Twitter

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You’ve probably heard of The 5 Love Languages book by Gary Chapman. It’s a phenomenal book about communication and personal ways of expressing and affirming love to those we care about. It’s used in every setting imaginable as a way to better our communication skills. So why not apply it to Twitter? Do you have a Twitter “Love Language”? Let’s …

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Upcoming Events – Don’t miss out!

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Are you registered for our upcoming events? Two great opportunities are coming up this month, and we don’t want you to miss out!   June 26, 9a-12p – The Houston Website Designers Seminar, hosted by the Art Institute of Houston, is a 3-hour FREE forum on Internet Marketing. Six speakers will share from various perspectives, and Polka Dot Impressions is …

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Should I Create a Facebook Page for My Business?

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Today, a question was posed in a networking group that put me on my soapbox again. Essentially, the question was, “Should I create a Facebook page for my business if I don’t want to have to promote “Likes,” and I may not even update the page that often?” I realize I may be a bit more passionate about this than …

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You Don’t Have a Blog? You’re Losing Money…Period!

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Today, we are proud to welcome our first guest blogger, Rick Ellis, of Tomorrow’s Online Marketing. Rick has a lot to share on the subject of business blogging, and we hope you’ll utilize the tips he shares here. As a representative of a TopOnlineMarketingFirm, I’m often asked, “Rick should my company have a blog?” The answer is, “You can’t afford …

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Customer Service Testimonials

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Grab a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage – I’m going to tell you a little story. This is a story of two teenagers on summer break, but it could have been any two people, anywhere. This story takes place in the Richmond, TX area, where there are three separate pizza delivery companies in a close proximity to the …

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Implications of Recent Facebook Changes

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Most likely, if you have a business Facebook account, you’ve seen the recent changes on Facebook. “Recent” of course, is a relative word, because Facebook has been rolling out almost constant changes since the turn of the calendar this year. One of them, however, released very quietly last week, is big. Not only does it open up an “old wound” …

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What is Social Media Day?

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What is Social Media Day, and why should you care? If you’re reading this then in some way you’ve been affected by social media or social media management. Whether it’s Blogging, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr, Instagram, or any of the other platforms, we can undeniably state that social media has changed the world we live in. Many of us …

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Friday Flick-Pinterest for Business

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It’s that time of year…the outside sunshine beckons in a way that makes it tough to stay focused all day long. Do you ever have that problem? Social media marketing has an answer for that – both for the business owner who uses social media for marketing and for the audience that the business owner is trying to reach. It’s …

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