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Social media can be overwhelming to the small business owner, especially one who has not really used these tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) before. Questions abound: When do I post? How much do I ...
Tsunami is right.
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6 second video or 15 second video, Vine or Instagram?
Facebook today is officially unveiling hashtags to its platform after three months of industry speculation that it would make such a move.
I love hashtags.
Facebook, facebook, facebook.
"For some kids, they don’t want to be someplace where their parents are, just like they don’t want to be seen walking around with them at the local shopping mall."
If you read through interviews, magazine articles, and stories about Steve Jobs, you’re never going to hear him say, “Here are my branding tips,” or “Here is how you build your brand.” Jobs didn’t operate under a cut-and-dried, connect part-A to part-B mentality.Read more at http://www.business2community.com/branding/7-quotes-from-steve-jobs-on-building-your-brand-0519114#ktITjZ5CODhtkBu8.99
"For Steve Jobs, branding wasn’t some secondary objective, peripheral to his “true” objective of making great consumer products. Branding was within everything that he did. Check out these seven quotes, through which you can get a taste of Steve Jobs’s brand-building philosophy."
So, you started marketing your business on Twitter or Facebook? What do you do next? Here are four questions to ask yourself before joining another network!
Good advice that is on a lot of people's minds these days, to join or not to join?
Guest blogging is still as effective a tool as any to generate visibility and awareness for your brand website and it’s also a slow, yet efficient method to position your brand in comparison to the competition. However, it’s important to remember that you will want the best content to be uploaded to your very own website. In other words, don’t waste your copywriter’s talents on blog posts for other sites. While these may contain valuable links for your back linking profile and will help boost your writers’ authorship prowess, nothing will generate more of a buzz than good, potentially viral content on your very own site.
As all top social media marketing agencies know, nowadays it’s becoming easier than ever to get the ball rolling in terms of virality – and it’s all thanks to social media. It’s almost free and it allows you to target your audience through increasingly refined methods. It’s also an excellent venue for potential client support issues that may arise, departing from a particular piece of content....
All bloggers want to provide relevant value and have their work go viral.
Balancing between blogging on your own blog and guest posting still requires a focus on quality. Biggest Q? Do you post your best piece on the guest site or your own?
Relevance is the sweet zone between your interests and readers' interest
Harold Jarche makes some very good points. This is very encouraging. I would like my writing to become good enough that I get invited to speak publicly too. I settle for Colorado (during fly fishing season).
The number one thing a blogger needs to do is to write. And that is not writing just when there is an article to finish. Making sure that you have taken at least fifteen minutes (doesn't sound that much, does it?
Why you need to write everyday. I agree.
Online portfolios-never be without your artwork.
Could also be used on Macbooks
Google Drive on the Ipad to create portefolios
Are you resource ready?
When you're using a Facebook page to build your brand, be sure not to make any of these egregious mistakes.
Here are the best articles from across the web that I can find on using stories and storytelling in business. I've chosen them because they actually make a contribution to our knowledge and wisdom about stories, show us how to apply stories to growing our businesses, or give valuable how-to tips.
I weed out all the junk. And besides, who needs another post in why storytelling is important?? Where's the beef?? We want the meat!
I've written reviews of each article to share what I like best, what you can get from reading the article, or what may be missing in the article.
How To Find A Topic: Click on the Filter tab above, and type in a keyword. All the articles with that keyword will appear.
I may occassionally review an article that I think is problematic as a way to educate us all, although most I will simply pass over. If you wonder if I've seen an article that is not included here, send me a message and I'll respond. After doing biz story work for over a decade (and with a PhD in Folklore) I hope you find many great insights and tips here. Many thanks for visiting and enjoy the articles!
And I hope you will also visit my website for more tips and tools, & take the free Story IQ assessment so you can see how well developed your storytelling skills and knowledge is: http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=storytelling-skills-ni-part-
Karen is dedicated to the art of Storytelling as a key tool in running a business or any other type of endeavor. Here at ManufacturingStories.com we fully support this art form as the best way to generate positive and effective change. Thanks Karen for all of your dedicated and tireless work! It's a tood Story!!
Want to navigate the world of social media without losing your mind? Here are the 10 best social media secrets for 2013.
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Great products, all available online through a distributor like myself, #965156.
With these services, you don’t have to be a designer to create a high-quality, effective infographic.
Great instant Infographics. Get out the microwave.
A blog about the creativity that inspires culture
Be inspired ....
After researching over a thousand Twitter Tools for the Twitter Tools Book I came across many tools that tried to add value by presenting a different way to visualize or analyze your tweets, the people in your network, and the tweets from the people in your network.
Many tools tried to add value and failed. At least they tried. The following tools, however, stand out in my mind as exceptional or entertaining and I recommend you check them out if you want to analyze and visualize your activity on Twitter....
Oh good, I love to learn about new valuable tools and apps.
More input for the endless learning involved in finding - and using - useful analytic and visualization tools...
Pas mal tous ces outils!
Lots of good info for Twitter tools here..
google has snapped up waze, an israeli startup that has gained popularity by crowdsourcing traffic conditions as people use the app to navigate.
Mobile, mobile, mobile.
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
The latest tech news. Google buys Waze. I had never heard of Waze. Had you? Read on to learn more. By the way, congratulations Waze. Has the celebration begun with the priciest champagne on the market?
We've heard the stats before only a quarter of those involved in computer and mathematical occupations are women. And yet in the everevolving world...
Leah Culver, Rashmi Sinha, Marissa Mayer, Dina Kaplan, Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins, and Lisa Stone, Arriana Huffington, Cyan Banister, Gina Blanchini, Caterina Fake, Mena Trott, Kaily Hamlin.
Apple holds its first big event in eight months on Monday. Here is what you can expect.
What is Apple up to now?
Facebook has rolled out verified accounts to high profile users, brands, and public figures
Always another brass ring to aim for with facebook.
Pinterest's new Rich Pins: Learn how these new features provide more information on the images shared on Pinterest and how you can use this for your business.
Pinterest 'Rich Pins' sound like a very wise social media choice.