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How to Create Social Media Images That Support Your Brand

How to Create Social Media Images That Support Your Brand | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Are you getting maximum results from your visual content? Do you use fonts, colors and clever effects to make your company's images more recognizable? Graphics that are consistent with your company's established image increase your audience engagement by creating familiarity. In this article you'll discover how to use simple design tactics to help your audience…
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Some really great advice here from Anna Guerrero of @Canva - it all boils down to being consistent with absolutely everything you do . . .

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Kaitlyn Gregg's curator insight, December 10, 2014 12:36 PM

Super interesting read. It is interesting how impactful font, word placement, and things of that sort are.

Cindy Peters's curator insight, December 12, 2014 1:40 PM

Graphics that are consistent with your company's established image increase your audience engagement by creating familiarity.

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This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter

This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Twitter users often make the decision of whether or not to follow someone in seconds, meaning that you have very little time to impress.
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Listen up! No one likes the hard sell - it gives people the bird . . . 

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Robert Shrigley's curator insight, February 24, 2014 3:19 AM

We live in an ever incresing faster world and our full time hours never give us enpugh time to catch up.

dawsonloane's curator insight, February 25, 2014 9:20 AM

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Facebook Slightly Tweaked How The Site Works — And It Screwed An Entire Profession

Facebook Slightly Tweaked How The Site Works — And It Screwed An Entire Profession | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Social media marketing firms are going to have to figure out new core competencies or they are going to go out of business.
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If you run a Facebook brand page, have you seen a sharp drop in traffic this month? This could be the reason why . . . 

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5 Tips to Design the Best YouTube Channel Page

5 Tips to Design the Best YouTube Channel Page | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
There's a science to setting up the perfect YouTube channel page. Get the lowdown on crucial elements.
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Is your YouTube channel as good as it could be? Here's some great tips from those lovely people at Mashable . . .

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10 Secrets to Fantastic Engagement

10 Secrets to Fantastic Engagement | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

The following post is an entry by one of our spectacular finalists in our Awesome Engagement Strategies Contest . . .

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This blog post has some really great ideas here to get genuine engagement with your customers . . . .

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Firas Ghunaim's curator insight, January 9, 2013 7:42 AM

This blog post has some really great ideas here to get genuine engagement with your customers . . . .

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10 Ways to Market Your Business With Foursquare via Social Media Examiner . . .

10 Ways to Market Your Business With Foursquare via Social Media Examiner . . . | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Learn how to use Foursquare effectively to give a boost to your business . . .

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How to Effectively Rebrand Your Social Media Profiles | Social Media Examiner

How to Effectively Rebrand Your Social Media Profiles  | Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Social media profiles: What you need to know to rebrand your business on social media. Learn how make a smooth transition . . .

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5 Tips for Optimizing Your LinkedIn Company Page

5 Tips for Optimizing Your LinkedIn Company Page | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

LinkedIn Company Pages: learn how the new Linkedin layout makes it easier for people to find, follow and engage with your Company Page . . .

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What's Klout all about? Have you got Kred? The low-down on digital influence

Digital Influence is one of the hottest trends in social media, yet is largely misunderstood. Brian Solis' report for the Altimeter group drills into it to help you understand what's important . . .

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Facebook Timeline Brand Pages Are Here [PICS]

Facebook Timeline Brand Pages Are Here [PICS] | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Announced today, Facebook Timeline brand Pages appear to be a powerful new tool for companies and businesses. This is what they look like . . .

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5 Examples of Great Social Media Policies in Action

5 Examples of Great Social Media Policies in Action | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Five big brands in social media share their company policies - great tips packed with common sense . . .

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No problem Dena. I think thee's some really good common sense tips here . . .
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The Importance Of Storytelling In Social Recruitment

The Importance Of Storytelling In Social Recruitment | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
The importance of storytelling in social recruitment can't be denied. It's a very effective way to explain complex and nuanced issues to people. #social recruiting
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Your employees are potentially your best brand ambassadors. Do they tell the story of your business on social media? . . .

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How to Use Twitter Ads for More Exposure, Leads and Sales

How to Use Twitter Ads for More Exposure, Leads and Sales | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Here's how to use Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Lead Generation Cards to reach your audience on Twitter.
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Have you dipped your toes into Twitter advertising yet? This great post from Kristi Hines gives you the skinny on what's available . . .

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Why your CEO should be plugged into the social mediasphere

Why your CEO should be plugged into the social mediasphere | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
It would be impossible for the modern CEO not to recognise the value of social media in keeping their company at the forefront of their market.
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Does your CEO tweet, post and blog? This a great post on how it greatly could benefit your company . . .

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Tapping into the minds of your audience: The psychology of social media

Tapping into the minds of your audience: The psychology of social media | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Many digital marketers make a common error from the outset when planning their content marketing campaigns.
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 Do you understand what motivates your audience to interact with your social media presence? You need to know . . .

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Why Social Business Needs To Be Top of Mind For Marketers

Why Social Business Needs To Be Top of Mind For Marketers | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Social business is imperative for marketers to transform their brands into media companies . . .

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YouTube Best Practices for a Successful Video Marketing Campaign | Social Media Rules

8 tips for creating a highly successful viral video marketing campaign on YouTube...
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Facebook Testing New Timeline Format With Single Column of Posts [REPORT]

Facebook Testing New Timeline Format With Single Column of Posts [REPORT] | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Facebook is testing a new Timeline design that places all posts in a single column on the left. Hot off the press from Mashable . . .

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Facebook Announce A New Pages Structure for Global Brands

Facebook Announce A New Pages Structure for Global Brands | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Facebook have just announced Global Pages, a new structure that looks like it will provide a better localized experience for a brand’s customers . . .

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TechCrunch | How To Use Facebook Timeline For Brand Pages: New Feature Details

TechCrunch | How To Use Facebook Timeline For Brand Pages: New Feature Details | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
The best summary on Facebook Timelines to date - What does the launch of Facebook Timeline for Pages mean for your brand? Unprecedented control, an opportunity to boost engagement, but also lot of initial work. Get the lowdown . . .
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How to Influence Purchasing Decisions On The Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Influence Purchasing Decisions On The Web [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
This infographic breaks down the purchasing patterns of social consumers by industry. The data could help marketers optimize their budgets.
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How to Set Up a Google+ Brand Page

How to Set Up a Google+ Brand Page | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Mashable go hands-on, to offer you a simple walkthrough, demoing just how quick and easy it is to get your business set up on Google+...

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