Facebook Failing Marketers

Facebook is not failing marketers. Marketers are failing to understand Facebook.

A recent survey performed by Forrester and a scathing open letter from Nate Elliott to points to one major and undisputed...
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Social Media Addict

13 signs that social networking has taken over your life

It’s hard to imagine a life without social networks. I mean, what would we do without access to Facebook and Twitter?...
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Social Media Saving Lives

Can social media save a life?

In this day and age people use their various social media networks to get their voice out, or even talk about...
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Be thankful about real life on social media

Businesses are starting to get it. They once saw social media as a channel like many others through which they could...
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League of Justice

@Social #LeagueofJustice

This past Friday was the release of the highly anticipated summer blockbuster Superman: Man of Steel. The film brought in $125.1...
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Basic Equation

Understand the basics of #socialmedia posts on each network

In my recent exploration of various social media profiles being used by local businesses, I found a disturbing trend. While there...
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Game of Thrones

Why ‘Game Of Thrones’ characters should have used social media

Twitter and Facebook exploded this past Sunday night with tweets and statuses surrounding the shocking ending of this week’s episode of...
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Twitter Tweet

Quick batch of stats tells the state of Twitter

Twitter has had a rocky road since its rise to fame in 2008. It first had issues when its growth outpaced...
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Businesses need seven social accounts, not dozens, hundreds, or thousands

In the early days of search engine optimization, the pitch that many companies used was very appealing. “We’ll get you listed...
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Local Bands

Five social media don’ts for aspiring musicians

Going viral today matters as much as having a hit record. But you don’t want to do it in the wrong...
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Gone in 60 Seconds

What happens on the internet every minute?

In 60 seconds, Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, and their friendly carjacking cohorts can boost a high-dollar ride for sale to their...
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Job Interview

Social media is on your resume whether you want it to be or not

Oh, Google and Facebook. Thanks to the two giants of search and social, you can’t really hide very easily anymore. If...
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Google+ Specifications

Google+ dimensions and sizing cheat sheet

Every time a social network makes a change to their layout, design firms around the world groan about how they now...
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Real World Events

For businesses, Facebook should be about what’s happening in the real world

One of the most important lessons you can learn in Facebook marketing for your business is that you can have a...
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Pinterest for Business

Pinterest best practices for business

Pinterest has grown tremendously. In December of 2011 it had 7 million users. Just a year later, there are over 20...
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Horse Race

The social media lead generation horse race

Those in social media marketing as a profession realize that there are certain unknowns when it comes to the new web....
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Look at me

Clever LinkedIn promotes itself by congratulating others

We are vane creatures. LinkedIn has been on a roll, lately. They seem to have come to grips with their status...
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Stop making infographics that suck

In many ways, infographics help to fulfill one of the important promises of the internet in general and social media in...
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