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The Golf Lessons Of Social Media Marketing

Golf Lessons Of Social Media

I’m a golfer. Actually, I’m a hacker. Okay! Okay! I like to think I’m a golfer. At least I look good dressed in the garb and carrying a golf bag. Now, there was a time when I was okay at golf. I could shoot in the low 90s and was threatening to score in the 80s. And I’m not talking …

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The Who, What, When, Where & Why of Social Media Marketing (SMM)

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Ever wondered what really goes into a business’s Social Media Marketing (SMM)? Want to know why your business needs a SMM campaign? Let me itemize it for you with the traditional “Who, What, When, Where, Why” questioning style to give you some takeaways for your own business. WHO benefits from professional SMM? The business owner– that’s you! When social media …

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Should You Buy Followers? What’s The Catch?

Should you buy followers?

In social media, anyone can buy Fans and Followers – very cheaply, in fact. We’ve had more than one conversation with potential clients who want a “quick turnaround” which is code for buying Followers in order to achieve big numbers really fast. I’m not talking about targeted ad campaigns here; I’m talking about purchasing Fans and Followers through a third …

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Are You Getting An ‘F’ In Social Media?

Are You Getting An F In Social Media

No one sets out to fail. But many people set out ill equipped or with the wrong ideas when it comes to social media marketing. If a professional graded you, what kind of grade would your efforts earn? Certain behaviors will get you a failing score, an F, so let’s take a look at behaviors to avoid. The “F’s” of …

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75 Common Social Media Mistakes – Just Stop!

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Social media mistakes in marketing. We’ve all made them, so let’s just get that out in the open right now. However, there are some mistakes that it’s time to stop doing. Just stop. Once or twice is a mistake. Repeated issues become really bad habits that can ruin your brand’s image and reputation in social media. Take some time and …

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When Social Media Gets Boring

When Social Media Gets Boring

My Social Media Mistake I made a mistake recently. I unplugged. Other than calls or texts from family, I managed to go two full days without getting online or using my SmartPhone. Two. By doing that, I got some rest, sat in the sun, enjoyed some restaurants in a new town, and it was great. Unfortunately, though, it created some …

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7 Ways Social Media Can Bust Or Build Your Business

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Social Media – Building It vs Blowing It! Recently, some of the Polka Dot Impressions team members spoke to the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce at their monthly Lunch and Learn. The topic was “7 Ways Social Media Can Bust Or Build Your Business.” Below are the slides from that presentation, as well as some of the supporting notes for …

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The Fab Four Of A Target Audience

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When you clear away the ego involved in social media marketing (how many Followers did you pick up this week, how popular was your last blog post, did the recent Infographic go viral, etc.), a single question remains: Are you reaching your target audience with information that serves them and facilitates a strong relationship?  Tweet this This question presumes two …

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Mobile Apps Are About Value

Mobil Apps Are About Value

Have you ever thought about how many apps you’ve downloaded for your mobile phone and then not used? In the mobile world of social media, apps make all the difference if they’re worth it! Reasons For Mobile Apps Many businesses have made mobile apps a part of their growth strategies. But, before you click on the next “Create Your Business …

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3 Obstacles For Social Media Marketing

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Rarely do we talk about ourselves at Polka Dot Impressions, but on occasion, we have something personal to say. When we launched our social media marketing agency, it was originally the vision of a single person. That has changed. And in much the same way that changes happen all the time in social media marketing, businesses have to be prepared …

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