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Who is Handling Your Social Media Marketing? | Business 2 Community

Who is Handling Your Social Media Marketing? | Business 2 Community | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Social media marketing is one of the more recent additions to SEO. In the last few years it’s grown from an online medium reserved mostly for college kids and (Who is Handling Your Social Media Marketing?
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Sunday Times ranks most influential social media users | News | New Media Age

The Sunday Times has launched a list of the most influential people in social media as a separate site that will sit outside of its paywall. (Sunday Times ranks most influential social media users - wonder if Robbie Savage will be listed...?
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Job Hunting in a Social Media World: Are You Keeping Up?

Job Hunting in a Social Media World: Are You Keeping Up? | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
A colleague sent me an interesting report the other day – 125 Linked-In Job Search Tips. It’s a great read that got me thinking about how much things have changed in the employment landscape since I started my career.
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5 Objections to Social Media in Government … and their Responses | Government In The Lab

5 Objections to Social Media in Government … and their Responses | Government In The Lab | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
In any government organization there will be a mix of decision-makers who recognize the value of social media tools in government, and those who don’t.
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Milorad Ajder: Social Media - the corporate cul-de-sac?

Milorad Ajder: Social Media - the corporate cul-de-sac? | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Milorad Ajder, Managing Director of Ipsos MORI's Reputation Centre, comments on how companies are still lost when it comes to social media (RT @IpsosMORI: Social Media: the corporate cul-de-sac?
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Theatre needs to show more community spirit | Lyn Gardner | Stage | guardian.co.uk

Theatre needs to show more community spirit | Lyn Gardner | Stage | guardian.co.uk | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Lyn Gardner: With Michael Sheen's The Passion uniting Port Talbot, and the Gulbenkian Foundation offering a new award, participatory theatre is on the up. But is it always as good as it can be?
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5 Best Practices for Fashion Retailers on Facebook

5 Best Practices for Fashion Retailers on Facebook | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Leaders in fashion marketing and ecommerce offer advice for optimizing retailers' Facebook Pages.
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Small Businesses Are Flocking to Social Media Marketing But Say ...

Small Businesses Are Flocking to Social Media Marketing But Say ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
National Small Business Week 2011 started today (Monday, May 16) and will continue through Friday. The annual event recognizing the contributions of small businesses to America's economic well being has been held every year since it was ...
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Social media has changed our lives - WBIR-TV

Social media has changed our lives - WBIR-TV | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Lilydale and Yarra Valley LeaderSocial media has changed our livesWBIR-TVTen years ago, you didn't have a Facebook page or a Twitter account or even know the phrase "social media." In the past decade, this phenomena has changed our lives.
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Facebook Looks To Maximize Places and Checkin Deals

Facebook Looks To Maximize Places and Checkin Deals | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook has been like every other company trying to capitalize on the location based services and deals craze. While everyone ...
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Dutch Treat in South Wales: Swansea & Total Football ...

Dutch Treat in South Wales: Swansea & Total Football ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Arsene Wenger's Français-Anglais application in North London is a somewhat related variant while over in Wales, Brendan Rodgers has used the totaalvoetbal concept this Championship season to bring Swansea City to the cusp of Premiership ...
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8 ways to protect your Facebook privacy - USA Today

8 ways to protect your Facebook privacy - USA Today | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)8 ways to protect your Facebook privacyUSA TodayAs Facebook becomes the window to the Web for its more than 500 million users, the security of the social network has never been a hotter topic.
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» The 7 Social Media Marketing Essentials for Brands » TNW Social Media

» The 7 Social Media Marketing Essentials for Brands » TNW Social Media | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Social media is changing in front of our eyes. It’s still a very new discipline but companies and brands are embracing it across the board in a number of ways. It can be easy to become ...
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Journalists increasingly using social media as news source, finds study

Journalists increasingly using social media as news source, finds study | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Annual Digital Journalism Study suggests a significant increase in the number of journalists turning to Twitter and Facebook for newsgathering and verification (We know that!
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How Valuable Is Social Media Really? [Chartoon]

How Valuable Is Social Media Really? [Chartoon] | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
The top social and new media stories from Twitter and TweetMeme (How Valuable Is Social Media Really?
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Social Media Optimization (SMO) | Internet Marketing Muscle

Wikipedia defines Social Media Optimization (or SMO or Social SEO) as the "methodization of social media activity with the intent of attracting unique (What is Social Media Optimization (SMO) and how can I use it to its fullest advantage for me...
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Headteacher suspended over social networking usage - Teacher Support Network

Headteacher suspended over social networking usage (RT @teachersupport: Headteacher suspended over social networking usage: A headteacher of a girls' school in North Wales has been sus...)...
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Twitter usage is scaling new heights, but what about full ...

Twitter usage is scaling new heights, but what about full ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
When it comes to utilising Twitter, companies and individuals aren't afraid of letting the 140-character limitation stand in the way of their grand ideas. The UK's West Midlands Police use Twitter to publish court reports, ...
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Facebook Launches Non-Profit Resource Center

Facebook Launches Non-Profit Resource Center | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook is launching a resource center to help non-profits best use the popular social network. The site will include educational materials, tutorials and a downloadable Non-Profit Guide and tip sheet.
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1 million Facebook fans brings in an average of 826 likes and 309 ...

1 million Facebook fans brings in an average of 826 likes and 309 ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
Social media brand monitoring platform, Simplify360, explored the relationship between the number of Facebook fans and engagement level to reveal that on an average, each new post generates 826 likes and 309 comments.
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Focusing your sales team on the right activities : SME Advisor ...

Focusing your sales team on the right activities : SME Advisor ... | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
About the Author: Before joining SME Advisor as an Assistant Editor in 2010 I obtained a Bachelors Civil Law Degree (Hons) from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, in 2005. I worked as a trainee lawyer in Dublin, ...
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Like, no kidding: Baby named after Facebook 'Like' - CNET

Like, no kidding: Baby named after Facebook 'Like' - CNET | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
BBC NewsLike, no kidding: Baby named after Facebook 'Like'CNETFacebook is apparently spawning an epidemic of child cruelty at the hands of their own parents--we now have our second report of the inspiration for a newborn's name being drawn from...
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An Overview of Bing's Newest Facebook Features - Mashable (blog)

An Overview of Bing's Newest Facebook Features - Mashable (blog) | Business Wales - Socially Speaking | Scoop.it
AFPAn Overview of Bing's Newest Facebook FeaturesMashable (blog)In its attempt to beat Google on its home turf, Microsoft has doubled down on Facebook to make its Bing search engine more relevant.
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How to Grow Your Small Business Using Social Media « South Wales ...

Some examples of websites that demonstrate the power of social networking and media are: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, MySpace and LinkedIn just to name a few popular ones. All these website are completely free to use and free to share ...
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