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Twitter Adds Photos, Videos, Stronger Media On Apps And Context To Search

Twitter Adds Photos, Videos, Stronger Media On Apps And Context To Search | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
For a long time Twitter’s search functionality was criminally underused. Twitter knew this – heck, everybody knew this – and slowly but surely it has started to make improvements to its search tool to encourage users to be more proactive.
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The Essential Landing Page Checklist: 16 Things You Need to Double Check

The Essential Landing Page Checklist: 16 Things You Need to Double Check | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Don't forget to double check these things on your landing pages.
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Why You Should Forget Facebook

Why You Should Forget Facebook | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Has Facebook got you fooled? Are you chasing likes for your brand page? Paying for fans? Maybe it's time to forget Facebook!
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IFTTT is the Android black magic you need to master (and we have 10 recipes)

IFTTT is the Android black magic you need to master (and we have 10 recipes) | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Given the recent launch of IFTTT for Android, we've compiled a list of recipes you could see yourself using.
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10 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Marketing

10 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Marketing | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Everyone seems to think social media marketing is easy — just throw up some posts on Facebook, Twitter, etc, put your Facebook button on everything, and wait for the money to come rolling in. The other misperception is that social media marketing is cheap. Well, compared to spending $2 million on a Super Bowl ad,...
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What Would Happen If Google Really Did Kill Google+?

What Would Happen If Google Really Did Kill Google+? | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
  Rumors are that Google might be planning to kill Google+ or at least put it into a Walking Dead-like “zombie” mode, as TechCrunch characterizes it — and something Google denies. There are some good reasons for Google to do this, and potentially, it could allow Google to better fight on the new social battlefield, […]
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The Twitter Strategy Guide: 14 Twitter Tips to Take You to the Next Level

The Twitter Strategy Guide: 14 Twitter Tips to Take You to the Next Level | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
A complete list of advanced Twitter tips – techniques and strategies for getting the most out of Twitter.
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Pinterest’s “Choose Your Own Adventure” Could Be A Travel Product | TechCrunch

Pinterest’s “Choose Your Own Adventure” Could Be A Travel Product | TechCrunch | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Pinterest's upcoming news event, dubbed "Choose Your Own Adventure," may not be directly related to the company's efforts in the personalization space, but..
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Huge Header Images, Pinned Tweets & Better Filters Highlight Twitter's New Profile Design

Huge Header Images, Pinned Tweets & Better Filters Highlight Twitter's New Profile Design | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Last month we found out that one of the biggest reasons that folks quit Twitter is due to the lack of sorting, filtering and media. Today Twitter has announced new profile pages that should curtail concerns thanks to a handful of bold new features. The most noticeable change is the colossal profile header picture that […]
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5 Facebook Page Tools to Improve Your Page Management

5 Facebook Page Tools to Improve Your Page Management | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Use these Facebook Page tools, Swayy, Canva, ShortStack, HyperAlerts and Tagboard, to help you manage your Facebook Page more effectively.
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10 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page |

10 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page | | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Discover how to use sponsored updates, visual media and showcase pages on LinkedIn Company Pages to drive clicks and engagement.
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The Top Tactics and Goals of Social Media Marketing

The Top Tactics and Goals of Social Media Marketing | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Software Advice has partnered with Adobe to put together a Social Media Content Optimization Survey. The results are extremely interesting because they represent, not just what companies and social media marketers are doing and having success with, but also a shift in how social media is perceived by businesses.
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Quick Social Media Reminders for the Small Business

Quick Social Media Reminders for the Small Business | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
By now, everyone is aware of the crucial role that social media plays in content marketing. From Twitter to Facebook to Instrgram, placing social media front and center has proven to be a golden cont…
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These #B2B Hashtags Keep Marketers From Drowning in the Twitter Stream

These #B2B Hashtags Keep Marketers From Drowning in the Twitter Stream | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Are you a B2B marketer trying to figure out how to stay afloat in the Twitter stream? These are a few B2B hashtags to help keep you from drowning.
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Networking Tips for Introverts (and Shy Folks)

Feel too overwhelmed by networking? Are you an introvert in need of networking tips? On a Marketing Smarts podcast, we talk to Jill Foster, founder and blogg...
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How to blog when you just don't have the time

How to blog when you just don't have the time | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
For small businesses and solopreneurs, blogging couldn’t be more vital in terms of helping you to stand out as an expert in your niche, and consequently, attract the right traffic to your website. We call this technique "The Top of Your Marketing Funnel."
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Google Plus and Business Marketing

Google Plus and Business Marketing | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
I will be the first to admit that Google+ is not the easiest site to use — at least until you get the hang of it. I didn’t get it at first and thought it was clunky and not very useful. A lot has changed since Google+ first rolled out and I’m really glad I stuck with it.
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When It Comes to Social Media Marketing, Don't Discount the Cost of Playing Catch-up

When It Comes to Social Media Marketing, Don't Discount the Cost of Playing Catch-up | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
When It Comes to Social Media Marketing, Don't Discount the Cost of Playing Catch-up - A lot of contractors are reluctant to invest in social media marketing. They think it's a waste of time and money and they could very well be right. It's entirely possible that the world abandons Facebook tomorrow--just like they did with Myspace. But what none of them have considered is the cost of playing catch-up in the event that they're wrong.font-size:
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Social Media Spring Cleaning: 13 Essential Chores to Stop Putting Off

Social Media Spring Cleaning: 13 Essential Chores to Stop Putting Off | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
These chores shouldn’t take much longer than ten-or-so minutes, so there’s no time like the present. Here are 13 social media spring cleaning tips.
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9 Marketing Tips for Pinterest

9 Marketing Tips for Pinterest | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Pinterest has marched onto the social media scene in a big way. In January of 2012 Pinterest became the fastest company ever to reach 10 million unique users in one month with 11.7 million site visitors. Just three years after it was founded, Pinterest already has over 70 million users.
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5 Little-known YouTube Features for Marketers |

5 Little-known YouTube Features for Marketers | | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Use YouTube features like Audio Library, Fan Finder, Website Annotations, InVideo Programming and YouTube Live Events to improve your Video Marketing.
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LinkedIn Releases Content Shock And Awe

LinkedIn Releases Content Shock And Awe | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
With the rise of content marketing and the amount of content published daily always increasing, some marketers predict that eventually, the content bubble will burst. This notion, referred to as content shock, assumes that someday, there will simply be too much content to consume. I personally disagree with this sentiment for a number of reasons. […]
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7 LinkedIn Stats to Improve Your Marketing Strategy

7 LinkedIn Stats to Improve Your Marketing Strategy | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Though LinkedIn isn’t analyzed in the same detail as Facebook/Twitter, there are still some stats that can help improve your LinkedIn marketing strategy.
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4 Tweets You Should Consider Beside Article Links

4 Tweets You Should Consider Beside Article Links | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Are you wondering how to diversify your Twitter strategy in terms of sharing? Discover four types of tweets you should try!
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Now Google+ Shows You How Many Times Your Profile, Content Have Been Viewed

Now Google+ Shows You How Many Times Your Profile, Content Have Been Viewed | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
For those of you following at home, the social media metrics scorecard has another entry. Google Plus has added the number of views you or your page have generated on the network. Here’s how that looks for Sergey Brin’s account: Here’s Starbucks’ page: Google made no splashy announcement about the change. The help page merely […]
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Tips and Tools for Mastering Google Plus

Tips and Tools for Mastering Google Plus | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
In the SMToolbox this week, we turn to Google+ expert Martin Shervington as he shares his top tips and tools for mastering Google+.
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