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Top 10 Tips: Target Your Niche in Social Media

Top 10 Tips: Target Your Niche in Social Media | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
As you participate in the Social Media revolution, you will find it important to focus on the quality of your audience. Having thousands of followers or fans might not mean much - unless you are targeting your specific niche in Social Media.
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The LinkedIn Diairies: Steps You Need to Take...Offline

The LinkedIn Diairies: Steps You Need to Take...Offline | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
"To ensure that your LinkedIn success stretches well beyond building your initial profile, there are five key activities that you need to do – and, perhaps surprisingly, all of these activities are conducted offline."...
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Facebook's Business Playbook: 4 Educational Portals

Facebook's Business Playbook: 4 Educational Portals | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook has assembled four educational portals to help businesses manage their use of the platform. The portals cover topics such as creating Facebook pages, advertising on Facebook, selling products on Facebook, and using Facebook for marketing.
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Twitter Adds Galleries for Users' Last 100 Tweeted Photos - ReadWriteWeb

Twitter Adds Galleries for Users' Last 100 Tweeted Photos - ReadWriteWeb | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
TechRadar UKTwitter Adds Galleries for Users' Last 100 Tweeted PhotosReadWriteWebTwitter has just announced the rollout of user galleries for tweeted images.
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Getting the Google Plus Conversation Right

Getting the Google Plus Conversation Right | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
"There are essentially three ways for people to interact with your content on Google Plus. They can +1 it, share it and make a comment on it. In my experience so far, people +1 something as a way of saying – I like that.
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Klout vs. Empire Avenue – Measuring Your Online Influence and Readership

Klout vs. Empire Avenue – Measuring Your Online Influence and Readership | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
This post was intended for Social Media intermediates looking to increase their understanding of social platforms like Facebook, Twit...
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Facebook's 'Like' Button Banned by German State - PCWorld

Facebook's 'Like' Button Banned by German State - PCWorld | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeFacebook's 'Like' Button Banned by German StatePCWorldThe German State of Schleswig-Holstein has ordered all state sites to remove Facebook's "like" button. Sites that fail to comply could face fines of up to 50000 euros, or about $72000.
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Facebook Offers Security Guide - InformationWeek

Facebook Offers Security Guide - InformationWeek | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
ScribbalFacebook Offers Security GuideInformationWeekFacebook on Thursday began promoting a guide designed to help users participate in its social network with less risk, a need that has grown as the service has.
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Is Social Media Marketing More Powerful Than SEO | SiteProNews ...

Is Social Media Marketing More Powerful Than SEO | SiteProNews ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
When you are aiming to build your business part time, you are required to pick and choose what to think about to get the most targeted visitors to your site.
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Social Media & Content Marketing Success: Short & Long Term ...

Social Media & Content Marketing Success: Short & Long Term ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
The number of inquiries we get at our Online Marketing Agency has stayed pretty steady over the past few years but there's been a notable shift in interest.
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'Social Media Fatigue' Creeping In Says Gartner | ITProPortal.com

'Social Media Fatigue' Creeping In Says Gartner | ITProPortal.com | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Social Media has been around for quite some time now and a usage related and resultant phenomenon has started to creep...
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Top 5 Reasons Why Blogs Deserve Our Respect (and Are Important for Business)

Top 5 Reasons Why Blogs Deserve Our Respect (and Are Important for Business) | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Next time a social media guru disses blogs - remember blogs are only as old-fashioned as the thinking of the person who uses them. Here are 5 reasons why we love blogs (and you should too).
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Facebook May Lose Half Its Membership Base (and change Social Marketing forever)

Facebook May Lose Half Its Membership Base (and change Social Marketing forever) | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook's woes with its membership base are threatenting to change the dynamic of the online social media marketing scene.
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10 Google+ Accounts to Circle - Business Insider

10 Google+ Accounts to Circle - Business Insider | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
International Business Times10 Google+ Accounts to CircleBusiness InsiderIt is clearly already has over 25 million users and it clearly has Facebook's attention. posting updates on Twitter to now posting updates on Google+.
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StumbleUpon passes Facebook in US referral traffic - ZDNet (blog)

StumbleUpon passes Facebook in US referral traffic - ZDNet (blog) | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
StumbleUpon passes Facebook in US referral trafficZDNet (blog)The remaining 13 percent or so was left to competing websites like Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, Myspace, Digg, and others; none of them had more than 5 percent each.
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40%, Real Change, and The Power of Social Fundraising [INFOGRAPHIC]

40%, Real Change, and The Power of Social Fundraising [INFOGRAPHIC] | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Did you know that over 90% of the nonprofits in the world use at least one social networking site?
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Why There's More to a Good Twitter Account Than Just Follower Numbers

Why There's More to a Good Twitter Account Than Just Follower Numbers | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
"The best way to use Twitter to the benefit of your organisation is to identify the people you need to communicate with, develop the tone of voice you want to use and initiate personal but professional 2-way conversations.
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SMEs sacrifice personal time for work - SMEweb

SMEs sacrifice personal time for work - SMEweb | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
SMEs sacrifice personal time for workSMEwebThe findings show that nearly half of SME owners cited they achieve a healthy work/life balance by using flexible working hours, followed by scheduling time with family and friends (17%) and leaving their...
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YouTube Hangouts: Google+'s secret weapon against Facebook ...

YouTube Hangouts: Google+'s secret weapon against Facebook ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Google+ has already seen some heavy traction, attracting more than 25 million users since launch. Its next big growth spurt might not come from the "+ tab" that runs atop Google services like Gmail but instead from the ...
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Social Bookmarking: Why It’s Valuable

Social Bookmarking: Why It’s Valuable | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Let’s face it; the web is a vast, seemingly endless host of information and sometimes it can be hard to keep track of all the good stuff you find out there. This, my friends, is where social bookmarking comes into play.
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Give Your Customers a Place to Be Negative

Give Your Customers a Place to Be Negative | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
"That's not a mistake. You read it correctly. You need to give your customers a place to complain about you.
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How Does Google Places Work and How Can It Grow My Small Business

How Does Google Places Work and How Can It Grow My Small Business | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Google asserts that one out of five searches on Google are related to location. Because of this they made Google Local which has since been modified into...
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Wales could lose 16000 frontline police - News Wales

Wales could lose 16000 frontline police - News Wales | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
News WalesWales could lose 16000 frontline policeNews WalesFirst Minister Carwyn Jones today called on the UK Government to re-think proposals to cut spending on police, and to reconsider plans to cut public sector jobs in Wales.
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What's the Value of Social Media in B2B Marketing?

What's the Value of Social Media in B2B Marketing? | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
So you have a Twitter account for your business. Great. Now what? What’s the value of social media in B2B? How can you get a ROI out of it? It's all about the networking.
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Social Media Is Not Going To Save Your Business - Fast Company

Social Media Is Not Going To Save Your Business - Fast Company | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Bradenton HeraldSocial Media Is Not Going To Save Your BusinessFast CompanySocial media is enjoying yet another gust beneath its wings.
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