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Top 3 Things I Love About Google+

3 Google Plus To Love

Google+ is an interesting social media platform for the business owner. It’s loved, hated, ignored, misunderstood, and more often than not, confusing. When considering what I love about Google+ marketing for this Top 3 series, my Top 3 were not as obvious to me. In fact, I wasn’t sure that I could come up with three favorite things at first. …

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Top 3 Things I Love About Facebook

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Facebook can be a very powerful social media platform for the business owner if used in conjunction with specific goals. It’s also the dominant social media platform, and there are lots of folks using it, but for marketing, some aspects of Facebook truly shine. As we’ve mentioned before, one consideration is that business owners may want to create a presence …

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The Difference Between a Facebook Strategy and a Google+ Strategy

Facebook Vs Google

For the business owner, marketing with social media has its challenges. Among the questions that face you in your marketing, is how to best use the different social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, etc. – to promote your business and your services. There are many reasons to be active on all of the major platforms, but in this …

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Top 3 Things I Love About Blogging for Business

Top 3 Things To Love About Blogging

Make no mistake. Blog writing for business growth takes time, energy, and a commitment to push beyond the monotonous. It is not easy. That’s the bad news. The good news is that blog writing for your business is an excellent tool for growth, clarification of what makes you unique, and staying current, fresh, innovative, and relevant. Isn’t that what good …

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Top 3 Things I Love About Pinterest

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Pinterest was a social media platform that I went into with much skepticism. In fact, I had to be talked into it by my children. Let’s not forget that I am in the social media business and they’re not. However, at about the time they were “working on me,” I began to see more and more businesses get involved with …

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The “One Thing” Rule About Social Media

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There’s much to say about social media, whether you’re talking about using it, marketing with it, connecting with it, or all of the above. Recently, however, I was asked to sum up all that I would convey to others about social media into “one thing.” What would that one thing be – the one thing that I would want everyone …

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Top 3 Things I Love About Twitter

Top 3 Things To Love About Twitter

Over and over again, I speak with business owners who don’t really “get it” when it comes to Twitter. Perhaps they are over-thinking it, or perhaps they haven’t been able to take the time to play with it a bit, but Twitter is one of my favorite social media platforms for a variety of reasons. However, if I had to …

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Friday Flick-LinkedIn Answers

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Today’s Friday Flick is about using an element of LinkedIn that many folks don’t know about. LinkedIn is perceived to be “just an online resume,” but it is much more than that. Having a robust profile, including a summary that uses key words, skills, previous job histories and recommendations is just the first step. Once your profile is complete, it’s …

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Social Media Day Wrap Up

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We had a great event in Fort Bend County, TX this weekend! We celebrated Social Media Day along with hundreds of other cities across the globe. The event, sponsored originally by Mashable, Inc. was in its third year, and it proves to be bigger every year! Our event was attended by about 30 folks from a variety of businesses, some …

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