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Where do I start with social media? "How to" resources, tips and tools, etiquette, social media trends.
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Facebook Totally Screwed with a Bunch of People in the Name of Science

Facebook Totally Screwed with a Bunch of People in the Name of Science | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
If you feel down on Facebook, it could have a lot to do with what your friends are posting
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61 Best Social Media Tools for Small Business

61 Best Social Media Tools for Small Business | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
A complete list of social media tools for small business that are easy, useful, and affordable (or free!).
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Twitter Tips for Beginners: Everything I Wish I Knew When I Started

Twitter Tips for Beginners: Everything I Wish I Knew When I Started | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
A collection of Twitter tips for beginners, including who to follow, how to engage, and many ways to make the most of your time.
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What Facebook Will Look Like by 2024

What Facebook Will Look Like by 2024 | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
The Facebook of 2024 will continue to morph from a social network to a more traditional media company, as it adapts to mobile and privacy trends.
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2013 Social Media Year in Review | wiredPRworks

2013 Social Media Year in Review | wiredPRworks | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Glancing back at social media in 2013 with a look at Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and more.
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The 7 Key Elements to Creating Successful Infographics - Jeffbullas's Blog

The 7 Key Elements to Creating Successful Infographics - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Infographics creation and sharing has exploded. Short attention spans require optimal visual communication. Here are the 7 keys to successful infographics
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The Top Five Social Media Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them - Jeffbullas's Blog

The Top Five Social Media Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Social media marketing is still the hot topic in town. Rookie mistakes are even made by big business.Here are the top five social media marketing mistakes.
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Which mistakes have you made in use of social media?

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60 Sensational Social Media Facts and Statistics on Twitter in 2013 - Jeffbullas's Blog

60 Sensational Social Media Facts and Statistics on Twitter in 2013 - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Social media facts and statistics are aften an exercise in numbers porn. With Twitter floating here are some facts and statistics for your enjoyment that have been verified and scrutinised
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Infographics

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The Rise of Social Media as a Profession #VectorINFOGRAPHIC (The Rise of Social Media as a Profession #VectorINFOGRAPHIC http://t.co/HU2hwUq61u)
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7 Simple Yet Effective Social Media Tactics You Should Leverage Today

7 Simple Yet Effective Social Media Tactics You Should Leverage Today | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
The social media landscape has changed over the years, so if you’re starting to leverage social media today, you might be late to the game. That means you
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Photos still most engaging content on Facebook

Photos still most engaging content on Facebook | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
According to a recent study of 5,000 brand pages conducted by SocialBakers, photos continue to generate higher audience engagement than other types of posts. How high? 93 percent, which represents ...

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How to Create Your Social Media Strategy [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Create Your Social Media Strategy [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Social media strategy is the foundation of your company’s success – it’s the why and what part of your social media activity. If you don’t have a strategy in place, it’s more than likely that you will only accomplish mediocre results.

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Great capture of what needs to be considered when getting started with social media. Most of us didn't have something like this as a helpful guide.

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The beginner's guide to Social Media: Part 3 Twitter Jail and Twitter Lists

The beginner's guide to Social Media: Part 3 Twitter Jail and Twitter Lists | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted in The Beginner's Guide to Social Media but I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches to my latest book, as well as posting a heap of interviews to...
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The Ultimate Guide To Content Curation - Social Media Impact

The Ultimate Guide To Content Curation - Social Media Impact | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Content is King. Learn how to find the best out there with these tools in our Ultimate Guide to Content Curation.
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The Ideal Length for All Online Content

The Ideal Length for All Online Content | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Learn the ideal length of Facebook posts, tweets, blog posts, Google+ headlines, title tags, paragraphs, and so much more.
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Very interesting and surprising, especially regarding Facebook length. I thought the ideal length of comments on FB would be much longer.

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How to choose between Facebook and LinkedIn

How to choose between Facebook and LinkedIn | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Choosing between Facebook and LinkedIn might not be an easy choice. You probably know both platforms as a user. Let's try to analyze those two systems in order for you to decide which one to use.

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Nicoletta Gay's curator insight, March 29, 2014 3:47 PM

The standard answer usually is: Facebook is for B2C while LinkedIn is for B2B. It is actually more complex than that.    

Victor Juarez's curator insight, March 31, 2014 5:55 PM

Facebook or  Linkedin? Mejor las dos pero si hay que elegir...

Dawn Jensen's curator insight, April 8, 2014 5:59 PM

For those who are looking to see how they would reach a potential client or prospect, here's a great way to see top-tiered social networks side by side.

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How Much Time Have You Wasted on Facebook? | TIME.com

How Much Time Have You Wasted on Facebook? | TIME.com | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Estimate the total amount of time you've spent on the site with this tool.
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Wrong question - "wasted" is the wrong word for many interactions that take place on Facebook.

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10 Tips on How to Use Google Plus Hangouts - Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Tips on How to Use Google Plus Hangouts - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Here is a detailed account for hosting a Google+ Hangout. It includes the steps and the tips on how to use Google Plus Hangouts. So where do we start?
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Use Facebook More Effectively with this Manual - SociallyStacked - Everything Social for Small Businesses and Agencies

Use Facebook More Effectively with this Manual - SociallyStacked - Everything Social for Small Businesses and Agencies | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
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46 Amazing Social Media Facts in 2013 - Jeffbullas's Blog

46 Amazing Social Media Facts in 2013 - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
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Twitter’s fastest growing demographic is 55-64 year olds. Surprising stat. What did you find most interesting?

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A Brief History Of Twitter [Infographic] - Social Media X

A Brief History Of Twitter [Infographic] - Social Media X | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Just in case you’ve not had enough of Twitter this week, here is a handy infographic showing the companies brief history.
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Rise of Social Media as a Profession [ | Social Media Today

Rise of Social Media as a Profession [ | Social Media Today | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Can it be that companies understand the value of engaging with their customers on the social web – the place where they not only spend a lot of their spare time?
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Social Media Marketing Tool Box: 62 Tips - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social Media Marketing Tool Box: 62 Tips - Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Social media marketing has become embedded. Learning to to use social media well is vital. Here is a social media marketing toolbox with 62 essential tips
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Definitely more information than you need to get started with social media, but keep it on file for further down the road. Jeff Bullas always provides such helpful info on his blog.

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How to Easily Add Facebook Posts to Pinterest | Oh So Pinteresting

How to Easily Add Facebook Posts to Pinterest | Oh So Pinteresting | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
Pinning from Pinterest to Facebook is easy with a Google Chrome extension. Great to use for social media marketing to increase engagement and brand awareness
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5 recurring mistakes people make on LinkedIn

5 recurring mistakes people make on LinkedIn | Social Media: Getting Started | Scoop.it
When it comes to business professionals, LinkedIn is probably one of the best platforms out there. Unfortunately, many people are still struggling to leverage it successfully. "Why can't I make it ...

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Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's comment, July 8, 2013 12:05 PM
Yes, Tracey, they are very common.
Dillon Thomas's curator insight, July 8, 2013 8:55 PM

I have found Linked in to be a single source of connections to people I would NEVER in RL get to meet. So you got one shot .. GET IT RITE. 

Dillon Thomas's curator insight, July 8, 2013 9:47 PM

Linked IN is the Models best resource to meet relevent connections and find jobs.  Be thoughtful, use good grammer, choose your links wisely, and always thank people who link to you.   Just my Thoughts ...