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Benefits of Content Curation

Benefits Of Content Curation

At its very core, social media is about conversations on relevant topics. Social media marketing therefore, is about conversations on a particular topic – your products or services and the value you are providing to others. However, no one wants to be sold to in a conversational setting. Enter the social media content strategy question. How? What? When? Etc. Content …

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Wave Off! Say ‘No’ To Fake Fans

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Why You Should NOT Buy Fake Fans and Followers It’s tempting to do whatever you can to get Fans on Facebook, Followers on Twitter and build up those numbers on a business profile. The pressure to build those numbers comes from a wrong understanding that large numbers of Fans and Followers must mean your product is better than your competitors’ …

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LinkedIn Profile Changes

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Have you ever wanted to make a few changes to your LinkedIn profile, but without telling everyone about these edits?  That’s the subject of this video tip, inspired by a recent question from a friend of mine. Check out the video, or follow the transcript below, and let us know if you have other questions about your social media profiles! …

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Facebook Stars – What’s Up With These?

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Have you wondered about the “new” stars showing up on your Facebook business Page? They’re not exactly new, but you don’t have the option of ignoring them any longer, either. Here’s the scoop. These stars are the result of the Reviews you have gotten on your Business, and they are tied to local businesses or brands. In other words, if …

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How To Manage An Online Community

How To Manage An Online Community

The Golden Rule. You know it. Mom quoted the ancient lines every time you and your siblings quarreled. It’s the act of empathizing with those around you. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Every middle child, teammate, and colleague who has smooth interactions with others practices it. Just as it’s the key to face-to-face communication, …

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The Value of LinkedIn Endorsements

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(This is a follow-up article to an earlier blog in which we shared our initial impression of LinkedIn’s “Endorsements.”) When LinkedIn unveiled its new “Endorsements” section, I don’t imagine that it intended for them to mute LinkedIn’s image as a professional social media site. Yet, I have to wonder if that is exactly what is happening. I receive notifications daily …

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Social Actions – What Do They Mean For Your Brand?

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When a business takes to social media, the goal is always to build revenue and brand awareness. You will always be building brand awareness and your business reputation, good or bad, depending on your use of social media, but it’s understood that the goal is to increase profits. Even businesses that aren’t on social networks are in the business to …

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4 Reasons To Use Instagram and 4 Instagram Strategies

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If you have been following Polka Dot Impressions for any length of time, then you will recognize one of our fundamental social media best practices: You don’t have to be on every social network. It’s better to operate a few social networks well, than a lot of them poorly.[1] To that end, it is only very recently that we have …

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A Consumer’s Market

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You’ve heard the real estate phrase, “It’s a seller’s market,” or “It’s a buyer’s market,” right? When it comes to social media, it’s a consumer’s market. Let’s take a look at what that means for your business, because the implications of this are going to be long-lasting and affect your bottom line for quite some time. Yes, some consumers still …

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7 Tips for Improving Your Social Media

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No one is perfect. That’s true in every area of life, even social media marketing. The rapid-fire changes to social networks, and how we use them, make it very difficult to be a perfect user of all of the tools or to even know what all of them are. However, everyone has to begin using social media somewhere. We’ve watched …

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