All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘customer engagement’

The Key To Digital Marketing

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Let’s cut to the chase, shall we? Everybody knows how important quality content is over quantity, right? Quality content gives your business solid worth. You’re valuable because you offer valuable content. Okay. We’ve got that down. So what’s next for your audience? After quality content, what’s the most important concept to remember in digital marketing? One word: Speed. If I …

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Twitter’s Moments

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Recent Twitter news has been anything but good: quarterly reports indicate it’ll be the 2nd year operating at a loss, record low stock prices, and 8% of their workforce laid off. So why is a company with over 300 million users failing? The simple answer is lack of growth. In 2012, Twitter added 68 million users for a growth of …

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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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Speaking The Languages Of Social Media

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One of the more challenging things to learn in social media is the difference between “voice” and personality. While it’s true that people prefer to interact with people, not “faceless” brands, there is an art to giving a brand its “voice,” and an even more complicated process of engaging through social media as a brand in voice, not as an …

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How Not To Damage Your Business With Social Media


Social media marketing, when done strategically, creatively and thoughtfully, can build your business. Or, it can cause significant damage with your customers. I can’t tell you how many businesses have approached me with this question “Can you do my social media?” You would think my automatic response would be “Of course, we can do your social media.” It’s not. It …

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14 Top Tools Of Effective Social Media Marketing

14 Top Tools Of Effective Social Media Marketing

There are a lot of tools out there for social media marketing. There are so many, in fact, that it can be overwhelming for a business owner to decide what works and what doesn’t when getting started. I’ll admit, I’m a chaser of the “new and shiny” to some extent, but there are some tools that I keep coming back …

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Facebook’s Pages Update

Facebook Pages Update

The ever-changing Facebook has done it again! An update will arrive in the coming days, according to Facebook for Business. With every change, a marketer needs to know the effects on him and his fans, and this update could affect some business owners depending on their particular marketing methods. The highlights of this update are: The update will arrange a …

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Social Media Supply And Demand et al

Social Media Supply And Demand

On a regular basis, I review articles, blogs and videos (my least favorite, and I’ll tell you why in a minute) to review the latest trends, see what’s shifting in social media marketing, look at new tools coming available, etc. It’s part of my daily “continuing education,” and it takes a fair amount of time every day. Social media changes …

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9 Email Marketing Tips For Success

9 Email Marketing Tips

It’s been a while since we’ve addressed helpful tips on email marketing, so we thought we would share with you what we’ve found after some experimentation with our own email marketing. Anyone who uses an email opt-in list for business has the same ultimate goal whether you call it lead generation, direct sales, or something else. It’s all the same …

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