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Google+ surpasses Twitter to take number 2 social network after Facebook

Google+ surpasses Twitter to take number 2 social network after Facebook | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Google+ is the rising star when it comes to global social networking. Twitter, YouTube and Facebook all grew...

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David Blundell's curator insight, January 31, 2013 3:44 AM

Wow - Looks like Google+ is starting to really gain traction . . .

BelizeNet.com's curator insight, January 31, 2013 10:41 AM

You really should try Google+, it is so different that Facebook, and I find much more informative.  It does take a little getting use to, but well worth the effort. If you join, circle me at:

 

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NutshellMail For Tracking Twitter Quitters & More

NutshellMail For Tracking Twitter Quitters & More | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Why I still use NutshellMail by Constant Contact to track Twitter quitters and new followers daily via my email and why you should too
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Twitter Aims To Stream Live Video Content 24/7 | ValueWalk

Twitter Aims To Stream Live Video Content 24/7 | ValueWalk | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter is looking to stream live video content round the clock, adding to its 800+ hours of content aired during first three months.

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Jessica Kelly's curator insight, April 26, 6:46 PM
Good golly, 24/7? Really? I guess some will see value in this. :>
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6 Valuable Ways You Will Benefit Using Twitter Now

6 Valuable Ways You Will Benefit Using Twitter Now | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Learn 6 valuable ways you will benefit using Twitter now if you are not using this social network yet and why it is an important part of your small business
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The Decline of Organic Facebook Reach & How to Outsmart the Algorithm

The Decline of Organic Facebook Reach & How to Outsmart the Algorithm | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Learn how Facebook organic reach has declined over time and how you can change your strategy to outsmart the algorithm and drive engagement.

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donhornsby's curator insight, April 19, 9:30 AM
Fewer people seeing your Page's organic posts on Facebook means fewer clicks, comments, and shares. And having fewer of those interactions means fewer conversions, leads, and customers. Understandably, this has annoyed the crap out of many a Facebook Page manager. So why would Facebook decide to decrease organic post visibility in the first place?
 
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How To Use Elokenz - A New Easy Content Marketing Tool

How To Use Elokenz - A New Easy Content Marketing Tool | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
How to Use Elokezn to Drive Traffic and Engagement To Your Blog Elokezn is a new content marketing automation tool. It is currently in beta. This content m
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How To Easily Discover & Persuade Influencers to Share Your Content

How To Easily Discover & Persuade Influencers to Share Your Content | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Promote your content with help from influencers: Sam Hurley tells you how in this article for Blogtober.

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malek's curator insight, October 23, 2015 11:26 AM

Make your promotion more effective by reaching out to recognised experts in your industry—who have the audience and credibility—and asking them to share your content. 

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Pinterest announces new integrations with IFTTT and Polyvore

Pinterest announces new integrations with IFTTT and Polyvore | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Pinterest has announced its first round of integrations — with IFTTT and Polyvore — built on its new Developers Platform. Since launching the platform a few months ago, the network has worked with developers to…

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More Twitter Followers - Are More Followers Proven Useful?

More Twitter Followers - Are More Followers Proven Useful? | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Are more Twitter followers proven more useful or powerful? Learn how having more Twitter followers can help you obtain more reach and engagement on Twitter.
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Pinterest Set to Surge in 2016: New Research

Pinterest Set to Surge in 2016: New Research | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Is Pinterest part of your social marketing mix? This article shares new research and insights from industry experts on Pinterest as a marketing platform.

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Social sharing makes events seem more real, says study

Social sharing makes events seem more real, says study | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

The results showed that 70 percent of social sharing took place through mediated communication such as texting, phone calls, Facebook or Twitter. Participants strategically chose media based on specific psychological needs and expectations.


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Google Plus For Real Estate Agents

Google Plus For Real Estate Agents | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
When it comes to social media, there are two platforms that are no longer optional: Facebook and Google Plus. Yes, Twitter is cool and Pinterest is fun, but they can’t do for your real estate business what Facebook and Google Plus can -- at least not yet.
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Thanks for sharing Lisa!
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15 Twitter Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic] -

15 Twitter Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic] - | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Tweet  Are you using the latest twitter statistics in your social media strategy? Are they helping you get more retweets, followers and traffic? What type of Twitter statistics do you prefer reading most, those that go on stating why it is a powerful social network to use or those that tell you how to use …

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Mr Tozzo's curator insight, June 9, 2014 7:45 AM
15 Twitter Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic]
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Producing Superior Content is One of the Best Ways to Rank Higher on Google - Matt Cutts - Seo Sandwitch Blog

Producing Superior Content is One of the Best Ways to Rank Higher on Google - Matt Cutts - Seo Sandwitch Blog | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

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5 Reasons Why Your Social Media Marketing is Failing to Attract Customers

5 Reasons Why Your Social Media Marketing is Failing to Attract Customers | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Is Your Social Media Marketing Failing You? There is no denying the fact that social media has a very significant presence in everyone’s lives these days.
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Chuck Bartok's curator insight, April 27, 11:28 AM
Social Media should never be a failing endeavor if Common Sense applied, and perserverence
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Why Pinterest Is Dropping Its Like Button | Marketing Dive

Why Pinterest Is Dropping Its Like Button | Marketing Dive | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

"Pinterest has quietly grown to fill its own marketing niche, and the latest update shows the platform putting a premium on a seamless and intuitive browsing experience, as many users were reportedly confused in separating the difference between Liked and Saved Pins."


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Jessica Kelly's curator insight, April 24, 5:03 PM
Just as we find some of the Spotify options confusing...
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Infographic - How To Create The Perfect Social Media Post (Cheat Sheet) - CrazyEgg

Infographic - How To Create The Perfect Social Media Post (Cheat Sheet) - CrazyEgg | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Just like crafting a killer headline, how you post to social media is just as important as the content itself.

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marketingIO's curator insight, April 19, 9:14 PM

Visualize your Marketing Stack. marketingIO will analyze your marketing technology and deliver a visual of your MarTech Stack. Free. Go here: http://go.marketingio.com/stack_analysis 

 

#MarTech #DigitalMarketing

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Leverage the Power of the Best Social Platforms for Small Businesses | Irfan Ahmed

Leverage the Power of the Best Social Platforms for Small Businesses | Irfan Ahmed | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

"The past few years have fueled an interesting transformation in the business world. The interest of self-ventures among individuals grew and people across the globe..."


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Jessica Kelly's curator insight, April 19, 3:44 PM
Nice quick overview, especially the platform descriptions.
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Increase Your Instagram Engagement Using These 5 Tips

Increase Your Instagram Engagement Using These 5 Tips | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you currently using Instagram to promote your business? If not, you should.

Instagram can be a very powerful marketing channel when you are able t

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How IFTTT AutomatedLife Can Save You Valuable Time

How IFTTT AutomatedLife Can Save You Valuable Time | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Learn how the IFTTT AutomatedLife recipes can save you valuable time and money from using the internet to turning your lights in your home on and off, etc.
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Check out the #IFTTT contest too! 

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Revealing Your Happy Birthday Year on Twitter Now

Revealing Your Happy Birthday Year on Twitter Now | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Will you be revealing your birthday year on Twitter now that Twitter will tweet balloons and more on your birthday? Why is it any different than Facebook?
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Will you be adding your birthday to your Twitter profile? 

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6 Ways to Use Google+ to Increase Your Visibility

6 Ways to Use Google+ to Increase Your Visibility | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you use Google+ for your business? In this article, you'll discover six ways to increase your visibility on Google+ and in Google search results.

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David Blundell's curator insight, June 3, 2015 3:52 AM

Are you making the most of Google+? Here's some great ideas from @KristiHines to increase your visibility on the channel . . .

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6 New Pinterest Features: Is Your Business Leveraging Them?

6 New Pinterest Features: Is Your Business Leveraging Them? | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
You're on Pinterest for your business ... but are you leveraging the new Pinterest features? Check out what they are and how you can use them here.

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Here Comes the Social Networking Bride - Mashable

Here Comes the Social Networking Bride - Mashable | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
Here Comes the Social Networking Bride
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Today's bride is leveraging her social networking skills to make her dream day come true. A quick scroll through your Facebook News Feed and you'll probably spot her recording every step of the way.
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Infographic: Six myths of social sharing

Infographic: Six myths of social sharing | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it

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Mat Loup's curator insight, May 30, 2014 1:04 PM

The myth about millennials and sharing is particularly pertinent to CTC's plans

Americo Belarmino's curator insight, June 13, 2014 2:57 PM

#socialsharing #myths

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If Google search is for information, Pinterest wants to be search for inspiration

If Google search is for information, Pinterest wants to be search for inspiration | Inspiring Social Media | Scoop.it
For anyone still arguing that Pinterest is little more lame scrapbooking app for grandmas, you’re officially out of the loop. If $562.5 million in venture with a reported $3.8 billion valuation was...

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Kelly Lieberman's curator insight, April 25, 2014 8:12 PM

As Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann put it last night, “Search until now has been focused on information retrieval. Factual answers. We wanted to do it differently at Pinterest, and make a search engine about exploration and discovery.”


If Google is where you search for information, Pinterest wants to become where you search for inspiration.