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Why I'm Disliking your Facebook Page

Why I'm Disliking your Facebook Page | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook made the public profiles/pages to allow brands to connect with fans, connect with audience the right way via your Facebook page.
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Big changes coming to Facebook’s advertising platform

Big changes coming to Facebook’s advertising platform | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Earlier this week we wrote about the fact that Facebook had introduced ads into the newsfeed for the first time ever, as they integrated sponsored stories with organic posts on the Apps news ticker.
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New iPhone 5 Clue: Will It Have a 4-Inch Screen?

New iPhone 5 Clue: Will It Have a 4-Inch Screen? | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
As we get closer to the rumored release date of the iPhone 5, yet another clue about its true nature has surfaced today.
Here’s a new set of extrapolations, taken to a speculative conclusion by our friends at MacRumors.
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10 Ways to Get More Retweets

10 Ways to Get More Retweets | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it

When you post a tweet on Twitter you want as many people as possible to retweet your post. This is a great way to instantly increase your exposure and attract more people to your site/blog/business.

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How To Get 23,000 Retweets And Earn £11,000 From A Single Tweet

How To Get 23,000 Retweets And Earn £11,000 From A Single Tweet | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
The tweet above seemed like a simple enough tweet to send out and only a bit of fun but little did the person who sent it know that he would come back from his holidays to find 23,000 retweets and have won over £11,000 in a bet when he expected a...
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Android & iPhone Dominate Smartphone Market at BlackBerry’s Expense [STATS]

Android & iPhone Dominate Smartphone Market at BlackBerry’s Expense [STATS] | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Google and Apple continue to eat up more of the smartphone market, while RIM and Microsoft continue to lose ground.
According to new data from comScore, 82.2 million people in the U.S.
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Developing a Unique Content Strategy for Google+

Developing a Unique Content Strategy for Google+ | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
It's important to differentiate your strategy for Google+ from what you're doing on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. There are simple ways to do it, and stake out an important place for Google+ in your content marketing strategy.
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How taking a step back from social media can help you progress

How taking a step back from social media can help you progress | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Having to work is a fact of life and the majority of us are doing it with the help of computers and other digital equipment, allowing us to work from anywhere, staying connected and up to date with any changes or situations that may occur.
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Forget photo sharing, mobile video is where it’s at right now

Forget photo sharing, mobile video is where it’s at right now | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it

Brands and online marketers are always on the lookout for the next big area to focus for marketing and reaching brands. But there’s a huge opportunity out there right now that I don’t think is being fully utilised by brands : mobile video.
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Is Wales the sick man of Britain? – Freedom Central

Is Wales the sick man of Britain? – Freedom Central | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
This morning's Western Mail highlights once again how Wales is falling behind the rest of the UK in the way it treats cancer. It is already the case that outcomes for some cancers are worse in Wales than across the border.
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Quick Practical, Tactical Tips for Presentations

Quick Practical, Tactical Tips for Presentations | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
In the past I've given some tips for handling meetings effectively, covering topics like: - How not to let your meeting go down a rat hole; - Dealing with the...
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118's 'secret cash deal' to undermine small businesses by plugging High Street ... - Daily Mail

118's 'secret cash deal' to undermine small businesses by plugging High Street ... - Daily Mail | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Daily Mail118's 'secret cash deal' to undermine small businesses by plugging High Street ...Daily MailBritain's leading directory enquiry service has been accused of undermining small businesses by striking secret deals with major rivals.
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Google+ Says No To Pseudonyms

Google+ Says No To Pseudonyms | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Google+ will now ban the use of pseudonyms and nicknames, requiring people to use their real name. This is in line with Google’s Common Names Policy. The policy was supposed to fight spam and prevent the creation of fake profiles.
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Will Google+ Replace Facebook? - TNW Entrepreneur

Will Google+ Replace Facebook? - TNW Entrepreneur | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook didn't just replace MySpace because it was better but mostly because MySpace was much worse, and didn't seem to do much about it. The only one to blame for the decline of MySpace is MySpace itself.
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10 Steps To Creating Your Social Media Marketing Empire

10 Steps To Creating Your Social Media Marketing Empire | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Now when diving into social media marketing for your business, it is important that you have a plan.
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6 stories of life-changing social media connections - TNW Social ...

6 stories of life-changing social media connections - TNW Social ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
When we think about social media, it's very easy to keep it sectioned off into nice, little containers. A thought passed along on Twitter might elicit a response, perhaps even a retweet. A Facebook status message is passed ...
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LinkedIn Recommendations - The Secrets Revealed

LinkedIn Recommendations - The Secrets Revealed | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
How to get LinkedIn recommendations, why you need them, how to use them, and why they are so critical in this new economy...
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Understanding EdgeRank, Facebook's 'Quality Score' for Wall Posts

Understanding EdgeRank, Facebook's 'Quality Score' for Wall Posts | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Just because you post a status update to your Facebook Wall doesn't mean it gets syndicated to each of your Fans. Last year, Facebook created an algorithm called EdgeRank that determines which posts get shown to whom in the Newsfeed.
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Social Innovation - the Next Great Management Breakthrough

Social Innovation - the Next Great Management Breakthrough | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
"By managing innovation at scale with a social system, companies are able to ensure their innovation investments are predictable.
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Forget the Klout Score! What’s Your Social Zoom Factor?

Forget the Klout Score! What’s Your Social Zoom Factor? | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
"If you are focused on trying to raise your Klout or other influence score I have only one answer for you… you are measuring the wrong metric!
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Is Twitter’s New Image Gallery a Digital Billboard?

Twitter has recently rolled out its new user image galleries to enhance photo-sharing usage and activity within user timelines.
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Why Earned Media Matter: the End of Media Management as We Know It

Why Earned Media Matter: the End of Media Management as We Know It | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Media relationships are important, as are public relations, but it’s time businesses and organizations start seeing the real value of them.
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Social Media: Lies, Loathing And Libel

Social Media: Lies, Loathing And Libel | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Irate and malicious people have always had an outlet and means  for spreading their lies and bitterness. Whether it be by bad mouthing between people personally, over the phone and behind backs, it's now easier than ever.
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Some perspective – why the real threat to Facebook is from Google search

Some perspective – why the real threat to Facebook is from Google search | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
There are many articles talking about the battle between Facebook and Google+ and the threat that Google plays with a competing social network to Facebook.
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