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How to engage positively with customers through social media - The Guardian

How to engage positively with customers through social media - The Guardian | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
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How to engage positively with customers through social media
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Consumers talk about companies on social networks: every day conversations about brands are shared on sites like Twitter and Facebook.
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This article addresses one of the biggest fears that businesses have about social media.

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Which Social Platform Affects Your SEO?

Which Social Platform Affects Your SEO? | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it

Social media activity is an increasingly important factor in search rankings.

 

It’s no secret that the search engine optimization landscape has changed dramatically and the factors that influence high SEO rankings have changed as well. The reality is the web is now highly social, and this dramatically changes search. With so many highly evolved social media platforms, it’s hard to decipher which platforms have the most impact on SEO (see also: The Difference Between SEO and SEM).

 

In this article, we will dig into the world of modern SEO to see not just how social media affects search, but which social media platforms have the most impact on search optimization.

 

Read More: http://www.business2community.com/seo/facebook-twitter-social-platform-affects-seo-0809055


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OK, after a slight respite,  I am back to share online marketing strategies and news with you.

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Roger Guévremont's curator insight, March 14, 9:25 AM

Quels médias sociaux affectent le plus le référencement ?

9Dotstrategies's curator insight, March 19, 5:35 AM

Social Media Platforms that affect SEO

2DiFore Marketing Solutions's curator insight, March 19, 7:50 AM

it's confirmed......the use of social media combined with strategic SEO strategies are the key to your on line success! Thank goodness we've been counseling our clients since 2008 to take this path :)

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Increase engagement around your brand on Twitter with Embedle | Social Media Slant

Increase engagement around your brand on Twitter with Embedle | Social Media Slant | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Embedle is a free service that brings Twitter conversations directly to blogs and allows you to network with like-minded Tweeps.

Via Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com
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Cool tool!

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Daniel Melbye's comment, January 11, 9:57 PM
Interesting. I will take a look at this
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How To Create A Perfect Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Create A Perfect Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC] | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Much has been written about how to write the perfect tweet, from what link shortener to use to how many characters to leave room for retweets.
Now the folks at Neomobile have tried their hand at creating a guide to composing the perfect tweet.

Via Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com
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Tweet tips

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Social Success Marketing's curator insight, September 13, 2013 7:00 PM

Good reference for those who are new on Twitter.

Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, September 17, 2013 11:33 PM

A great infographics for newbees to twitter.

John Thomas's curator insight, February 12, 8:51 AM
How To Create A Perfect Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC]

Much has been written about how to write the perfect tweet, from what link shortener to use to how many characters to leave room for retweets.
Now the folks at Neomobile have tried their hand at creating a guide to composing the perfect tweet.

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How to Free Your Mind: 15 Decluttering Tips | A.R.Karthick

How to Free Your Mind: 15 Decluttering Tips | A.R.Karthick | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds. Here are 15 decluttering tips to free your mind.

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Excellent tips (although I struggle with limiting social media time!)

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Lori Wilk's curator insight, December 22, 2013 4:54 PM

Both men and women can need help decluttering.

Mary Anne Hahn's curator insight, December 24, 2013 12:19 PM

Excellent tips (although I personally would struggle with limiting my social media access!)

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10 Outrageous Social Media Predictions for 2014 - Search Engine Watch

10 Outrageous Social Media Predictions for 2014
Search Engine Watch
In 2014, we will see the first wave of advocacy marketing solutions that connect publishers with normal people that have some level of Klout.
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Mind blowing, head spinning stuff.

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Hosting a Business Networking Event - FenderBender

Hosting a Business Networking Event - FenderBender | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
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Hosting a Business Networking Event
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Meeting other business owners outside of your shop can lead to relationships and partnerships that will eventually generate recognition and growth for your company.
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Ever thought about doing this?  I think this would really work in business communities that are looking to get greater exposure.

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Local SEO: tips on improving your visibility - Econsultancy (blog)

Local SEO: tips on improving your visibility - Econsultancy (blog) | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Local SEO: tips on improving your visibility
Econsultancy (blog)
With the growth of mobile, and the increasing use of local factors by Google in desktop searches, ranking for searches in their locality is ever more important for businesses.
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Can your potential customers find you online?

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The Secret No One Is Talking About That Drives Customers Using A Small Business Blog

The Secret No One Is Talking About That Drives Customers Using A Small Business Blog http://t.co/QZYAlk4bqQ
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Too few small to midsize businesses are taking advantage of the power of having a blog.

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Six things you should think about before starting social media marketing - exploreB2B

Six things you should think about before starting social media marketing  - exploreB2B | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
This orignally appeared on http://www.electric-alley.com/blog
With the enormous Facebook IPO and the murmurings of Twitter to follow social media here to stay, which is probably...

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Things to consider...

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Outsource Your Way to Success

Outsource Your Way to Success | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Want to get ahead in life? Pay others to do the boring stuff.
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For all of us who tend to "control-freak" our businesses!

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Combining Social Media and Offline Marketing Strategy | Scott D. Jensen

Combining Social Media and Offline Marketing Strategy | Scott D. Jensen | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
With social media, you can discuss issues, and using offline marketing you can drive home those points w/ specific calls to action. Combined Marketing Strategy (Integrating social media and traditional marketing...
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This is my philosophy for kick butt #marketing: integrating on and offline techniques.

 

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12 Things All Successful People Do - Forbes

12 Things All Successful People Do - Forbes | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
12 Things All Successful People Do
Forbes
Whether in business or life, we often walk a fine line between success and failure. Booker T. Washington's quote highlights the inevitability of challenges on the path to success.
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Need More Customers? 7 Very Costly Mistakes You May Be Making with Your Small Business Advertising Budget | The Word Genie

Need More Customers? 7 Very Costly Mistakes You May Be Making with Your Small Business Advertising Budget | The Word Genie | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
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My newest blog post.

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Facebook Page Checklist [Infographic]

Facebook Page Checklist [Infographic] | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Do you need to make sure you are getting everything right on your Facebook Page? Use this checklist to audit your own Page or the Page of your client. What do you think? Anything that needs to be added to this list? Or do you have any questions about how to do something specifically? Let…

Via GrupoNeo
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Easy to follow checklist to make sure you are using your Facebook business page effectively!

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Amy Atkinson's curator insight, February 3, 8:59 AM

Great checklist for easy reference.

 

Conners Sales Group's curator insight, February 3, 1:33 PM

Great FB Infografic

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, February 4, 4:33 AM

Justo cuando empiezo el módulo de formación de Community Manager, me llega esta, necesaria, infografia. 

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Marketers Learn to Play by Facebook's Changing Rules

Marketers Learn to Play by Facebook's Changing Rules | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Facebook relies on two distinct sets of consumers -- advertisers and users -- and it has to please both of them.

Via Barbara Saunders
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This is why having your own site and blog are critical to your online marketing success. 

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4 Ways to Use Social Media to Generate Leads

4 Ways to Use Social Media to Generate Leads | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Learn how social media for lead generation works and how you can activate your social audiences to generate leads that can affect your bottom line.

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An excellent resolution for 2014!

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5 Ways to Ensure GREAT Customers Don't Slip Through the Cracks - AllBusiness (blog)

5 Ways to Ensure GREAT Customers Don't Slip Through the Cracks - AllBusiness (blog) | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
5 Ways to Ensure GREAT Customers Don't Slip Through the Cracks
AllBusiness (blog)
Staying organized behind the scenes might not seem to tie directly to repeat sales, but it does.
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Good article.

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Small Businesses Had Facebook's Attention On Saturday ...

Small Businesses Had Facebook's Attention On Saturday ... | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Mentions related to Small Business Saturday were 1,200% higher on 11/30 compared with the week leading up to it, we're told. #smallbusinesssaturday was the hashtag with the biggest jump in usage on that day, up 2300% ...
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We should have at least one Small Business saturday a month, wouldn't you agree?

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5 Lessons Small Business Owners Don’t Have to Learn the Hard Way

5 Lessons Small Business Owners Don’t Have to Learn the Hard Way | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it

As a business owner, you may feel like the world is on your shoulders. At the very least, there’s a problem for which you have yet to find the answer. 

 

Let’s take a look at five lessons that may help.


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BSN's curator insight, November 15, 2013 11:20 AM

5 Lessons Small Business Owners Don’t Have to Learn the Hard Way

 

#smallbusiness #smallbiz 

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How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Small Business Saturday - Fox Business

How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Small Business Saturday - Fox Business | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
BusinessNewsDaily How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Small Business Saturday Fox Business According to the second annual Small Business Saturday Insights Survey, released by the NFIB and American Express, nearly one-third of small business...
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Get your share of the holiday retail spending.

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The Role of #Hashtags in Social Media and Search - Search Engine Watch

The Role of #Hashtags in Social Media and Search - Search Engine Watch | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
The Role of #Hashtags in Social Media and Search
Search Engine Watch
Most people relate a hashtag with social media. Some see them as annoying disruptions to perfectly logical discussions.
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Excellent, excellent article on the use (and misuse) of #hastags. #smallbiz

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10 Social Media Tips to Elevate Your Holiday Sales | The Word Genie

10 Social Media Tips to Elevate Your Holiday Sales | The Word Genie | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
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Today's guest post--great ideas for holiday marketing.

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Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Business? | The Word Genie

Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Business? | The Word Genie | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
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How to rekindle your business passion.

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The Brick and Mortar Survival Kit, Part I – Getting Customers...

The Brick and Mortar Survival Kit, Part I – Getting Customers... | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Pictured: Fitz & Follwell, a LightSpeed customer This is the first post in our Survival Kit Series, a collection of examples and advice on how to adapt your store to the rapidly changing retail landscape. We believe that technology can enhance the...
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Looks like this is going to be a good series.

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5 Twitter Tips For Finding New Customers

5 Twitter Tips For Finding New Customers | Small Business Marketing Magic | Scoop.it
Can you really improve your business in 140 characters? Yes! Follow these 5 Twitter tips to find and keep customers.
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Used right, Twitter can be a fantastic way to drive traffic to youe website--and to your business itself.

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