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Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit
Ask not what you can do for social media. Find out what it can do for you professionally and personally.
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Pinterest Part Two: Pinpuff to the Rescue

Pinterest Part Two: Pinpuff to the Rescue | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
I have found some answers to my questions about Pinterest and a few of my suspicions have been acknowledged. Now I can sit back and just have some fun. And you can too, Now I can sit back and just ...
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The world of Pinterest.

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Launch Your Brand in 50 Minutes for $50 Through Social Media

Launch Your Brand in 50 Minutes for $50 Through Social Media | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
The beginning of a new year is the prefect time to renegotiate your brand, and by utilising social media as part of your business, this process can be cheap
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Good article about starting a new business or renegotiating your brand.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Facebook Engagement With Promotions

4 Ways to Boost Your Facebook Engagement With Promotions | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Do you want to boost your Facebook engagement? Are you wondering if promotions will help? 79% of Facebook fans are more likely to purchase from a brand th
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Facebook Promotions, one of facebooks newer way to advertise.

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LinkedIn Marketing: 12 Powerful “Must Do” Tips for Setting Up Your LinkedIn Profile!

LinkedIn Marketing: 12 Powerful “Must Do” Tips for Setting Up Your LinkedIn Profile! | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has become one of the most powerful Social Media platforms for business, and with simple these simple changes below to your Linke
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Some good insights and suggestions for LinkedIn Marketing

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12 Claves Básicas para Potenciar tu Perfil de Lindedin.

Esta Red Social es cada vez mas útil, y a la vez mas necesaria a nivel laboral para presentar tu Marca Personal, por que que estas claves te pueden ser de gran utilidad.

No digo que sean todas las que son, pero seguro que todas las que aquí se mencionan, son de gran importancia.

Ignacio Conejo Moreno's curator insight, March 9, 2013 4:35 PM

12 Claves Básicas para Potenciar tu Perfil de Lindedin.
Esta Red Social es cada vez mas útil, y a la vez mas necesaria a nivel laboral para presentar tu Marca Personal, por que que estas claves te pueden ser de gran utilidad.
No digo que sean todas las que son, pero seguro que todas las que aquí se mencionan, son de gran importancia.

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Can Social Media Sell Soap?

Can Social Media Sell Soap? | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Social media networks were supposed to be the greatest marketing machines on earth. It hasn’t worked out that way — yet.

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Social media-the great marketing machine or is it?

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ben bernard's comment, January 13, 2013 9:13 PM
my new scoops http://www.scoop.it/t/direct-marketing-services
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Can Social Media Sell Soap?
"Social media networks were supposed to be the greatest marketing machines on earth. It hasn’t worked out that way — yet".
Can Social Media Sell Soap? http://sco.lt/...
Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, February 20, 2013 9:11 AM
Les médias sociaux peuvent vendre du savon?

Les réseaux sociaux sont censés être les plus grandes machines de marketing sur la terre. Cela n'a pas fonctionné de cette façon - pas encore.


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3 Social Networks to Watch in 2013 | Social Media Today

A recent survey conducted by STRATA asked 80 of its agency clients, “Which Social Media are you most likely to use in your clients’ campaigns?” Over 80% noted Facebook as their prime network, with YouTube and Twitter rounding out the top three.
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You will be surprised by what they are.

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Storytelling: why most content marketing plans fail

Storytelling: why most content marketing plans fail | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
What good is having a content marketing plan if it doesn't create leads and sales for you?
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Sell confidence more than service.

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Let them eat QR code cake. 3 tons of it, to be exact.

Let them eat QR code cake. 3 tons of it, to be exact. | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
This might not be the world's largest QR code, but it's probably the tastiest. Chinese Internet giant Tencent celebrated the New Year in style with a 3-ton QR code cake, as documented ...
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QR code cake.

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Sandy victims demand government aid - Video on NBCNews.com

Sandy victims demand government aid - Video on NBCNews.com | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: Those hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy say they are close to the breaking point, their faith in government flagging. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.
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These people need help.

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Alison D. Gilbert's comment, January 3, 2013 10:50 AM
Please visit http;//digitalethos.org/Social-Media-and-Hurricane-Sandy
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The Best of 2012: Top Posts and People of the Year

The Best of 2012: Top Posts and People of the Year | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Now that the year has come to a close, it's time to take a look back at the posts and people who rocked 2012. Check out the best of the Moz blog last year had to offer, along with some awesome extras along the way.
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And the winners are . . .

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Ignorance About SEO Is Not Bliss If You Get Banned by Search Engines | Social Media Today

total immersion logo Even though Blackhat SEO specialists have been considered as very cost-effective and useful for online marketing
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Don't get banned by Search Engines

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Content Marketing - The Inbound Recipe for Success (Affiliate Summi...

This session will explore the tangible benefits of content marketing to include SEO, lead generation, social media, and affiliate marketing. It will answer, wha
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From the Affiliate Summit East 2011 on, Content Marketing: The Inbound Recipe for Success

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The Best Video Strategy for 2013: YouTube Live & Google+

The Best Video Strategy for 2013: YouTube Live & Google+ | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Mari Smith, called the “Pied Piper” of Facebook by Fast Company, has claimed “2013 The Year of The Video” and even has a webinar set for free on Jan 24, 2013 at 11AM to teac...
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YouTube Live & Google+. Will this be the ideal marriage?

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20 Changes Facebook Made In 2012 That Impacted Marketers

20 Changes Facebook Made In 2012 That Impacted Marketers | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Facebook was all about refinement in 2012.
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The ever changing facebook, 20 changes made in 2012 that impact marketing. Good info.

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Alison Gilbert

Alison Gilbert | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
Through decades as an entrepreneur, I developed ventures in over a half a dozen industries including HEALTH FOOD | GRAPHIC DESIGN | BUSINESS PROMOTION | HOLISTIC HEALTH | DECORATIVE PAINTING | SOC...
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The Writer As Interviewer

The Writer As Interviewer | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
To put someone’s life, interests and accomplishments on paper can be rewarding and valuable. It is the documentation of something that might otherwise simply turn to dust and be forgotten.
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From another perspective.

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Social Media Marketing ‘Done Right’

Social Media Marketing ‘Done Right’ | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it

Social Media Marketing ‘done right’ is a thing of beauty while Social Media Marketing ‘done wrong’ is just a waste of time! So, you ask; how in the world is Social Media Marketing done right?


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Good social media, a thing of beauty. Bad social media, sucks!

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Inspirational Quotes's comment, January 8, 2013 3:21 AM
in the end it is all about the budget
Fiona Hawkins's curator insight, January 8, 2013 4:32 AM

Social Media Marketing is a powerful tool that deserves the same critical level of intelligent planning as other marketing channels. A good agency will help achieve your business objectives through this media.

Barbara Kurts's comment, January 8, 2013 8:22 PM
my topics here http://www.scoop.it/t/health-leads-plus
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Best Content for Blogs: How to Make Content Create Sales for You

Best Content for Blogs: How to Make Content Create Sales for You | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
How to make content create leads and sales for you in 2 quick steps.
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This is a good read with a unique perspective on sales using social media.

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World's Largest QR Code - Hackerspace, Southern Resources, Crimestoppers, The Agency // Charlotte, NC

World's Largest QR Code - Hackerspace, Southern Resources, Crimestoppers, The Agency // Charlotte, NC | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
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How big is it? It can be seen from space. The only one in the world.

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mmmm…Canon 6D ("beta quality") test footage

*****update***** High ISO interview test footage: https://vimeo.com/54432625 Canon 6D is the latest in Canon's full frame HDSLR family and honestly, there…
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This is the best piece of video advertising I have ever seen.
And 2013 is the year of the video.

MMMMMMM . . . what delicious equipment. 

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING & GRAPHIC DESIGN [OPINION]

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING & GRAPHIC DESIGN [OPINION] | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
INTRODUCTION It is difficult to pin point the exact date or event that signaled the death of graphic design. It took place sometime around the turn of this century. THE CAUSE What was the cause? In...
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Social Media Marketing Graphic Design

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Two of my favorite topics.

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Brand You Brilliant

Brand You Brilliant | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it
We make beautiful designs and put them on websites that work. We can also offer you promotional material, offline marketing, website courses in Cumbria
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Immerse yourself in WordPress

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Building Leads with Twitter

Our guest Kyle Lacy, Author of "Twitter Marketing for Dummies," and the Kuno Creative Inbound Marketing team present "Building Leads with Twitter"
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Tweet, tweet, the early bird catches the worm.

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