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Social Media and Digital Marketing Resources, Tips, and News for Business Owners, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs from @dawnrjensen, @virtualoptions http://www.virtualoptions.net
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Eight Steps to Prepare Your Facebook Page for Graph Search

Eight Steps to Prepare Your Facebook Page for Graph Search | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Optimizing your Facebook Page for both Google and Facebook Graph search in eight steps, including selecting the best categories, about section keywords.

 

Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. With Graph Search, you combine keyword searches with friends who’ve shared content on Facebook related to that search.


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Robin Robinson's comment, January 30, 2013 9:07 AM
This graph search makes me nervous - should it? What are the risks?
Martin Gysler's comment, January 30, 2013 11:59 AM
I don't know if you should be nervous Robin... I'm not! If you haven't posted doubtful things, you can sleep calm ;-)
Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, January 30, 2013 6:39 PM

Interesting -

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15+ Time Waster you should Avoid to Become Successful | All Infographics

15+ Time Waster you should Avoid to Become Successful | All Infographics | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Infographic on how to become successful by avoiding 15 time wasting techniques and stuffs online for creative rockstar company and business
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Twelephone adds realtime communications (voice, video, & presence) to Twitter!

Twelephone adds realtime communications (voice, video, & presence) to Twitter! | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it

Get your twelephone number today by logging into our free service using your Twitter account! Install our Chrome Extension and you'll be placing and receiving real-time, encrypted, peer-to-peer, high-definition video twelephone calls in your browser in seconds.


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Martin Gysler's curator insight, February 4, 2013 5:26 AM

Another way to keep in touch with your contacts. 

 

Twelephone, the next-generation social telephone!Twelephone allows you to place and receive phone calls to/from your friends on Twitter. Our video and voice-only twelephone calls are established as peer-to-peer, encrypted sessions between you and your friends in beautiful high-definition brilliance!
Get Clients Online's comment, February 4, 2013 11:12 AM
Hi Martin :) Have you tried it?
Martin Gysler's comment, February 5, 2013 4:07 PM
Not yet, As soon as I did it, I'll let you know what I think about.
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Preparing our students for Web 3.0 learning

Tomorrow's novelty is today's norm.Are you prepared to lead learning with...

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 1, 2013 3:47 PM

I still think I'm not prepared enough...

Karine Thonnard's curator insight, February 15, 2013 10:39 AM

add your insight...Il est grand temps de s'y mettre!

 

 
Faouzia Messaoudi's curator insight, February 21, 2013 3:14 AM

On y est déjà !?

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Best 5 Digital Tools to Increase Online Business Branding | All Infographics

Best 5 Digital Tools to Increase Online Business Branding | All Infographics | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Infographic on building business branding with 5 professional digital tools online marketing with social media marketing & applications to increase branding
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Facebook VS LinkedIn - Who has better Marketing & Customers? | All Infographics

Facebook VS LinkedIn - Who has better Marketing & Customers? | All Infographics | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Infographic on Facebook Vs LinkedIn marketing opportunity and approach with social media marketing on Google+ Plus Vs Facebook B2B & B2C Marketing
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Google Vs Facebook: Enthusiastic Founders & Team Mates | All Infographics

Google Vs Facebook: Enthusiastic Founders & Team Mates | All Infographics | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Infographic on Google VS Facebook in terms of Founders and Team Mates and Enthusiastic people they have in organization to make success growing billion industry
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How To Increase Your Online Influence (Infographic + Video)

How To Increase Your Online Influence (Infographic + Video) | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Here is an infographic which visualizes 5 basic tips to increase your online influence and a small video which describes on how to build an online identity.

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Jean-Philippe D'HALLUIN's curator insight, December 22, 2012 4:53 AM

Valid as well online as offline !?

Steph Alexandra's curator insight, August 26, 2014 12:17 AM

This is a great little video clip. It talks about the importance of personal branding when creating your public identity. Within the content there are references made to creating a personal webpage, which may or may not be necessary. But the important factor is that the general points being made refer to those that I am drawing upon in my Prezi tutorial for Online Identity. 

Amethyst Mayer's curator insight, December 27, 2014 4:23 AM

" Here is an infographic which visualizes 5 basic tips to increase your online influence and a small video which describes on how to build an online identity." by tech18.com.

 

I honestly couldn't have said it better myself.

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The Best Way To Manage LinkedIn Endorsements Is... - Social-Hire

The Best Way To Manage LinkedIn Endorsements Is... - Social-Hire | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Social Tips: Managing Your LinkedIn Endorsements http://t.co/pH9MPafl via @tonyrestell

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Mrs. Washington's comment, January 7, 2013 4:31 PM
I only endorse the skills that I implement in my business all the time.
Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 4:02 AM
La meilleure façon de gérer Avenants LinkedIn Est ... - Social-Location






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La meilleure façon de gérer Avenants LinkedIn Est ... - Social-Location

"Conseils sociaux: LinkedIn Gestion de votre Avenantshttp://t.co/pH9MPafl via @ tonyrestell"

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How To Become A Bonafide Instagram Power User

How To Become A Bonafide Instagram Power User | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Instagram is a delightful social network and I personally have used it in a lot of different campaigns. But let's not talk about using Instagram for corporate campaigning.

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Facebook starts rolling out new privacy settings, making it easier to control what data is public

Facebook starts rolling out new privacy settings, making it easier to control what data is public | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Facebook announced plans to make its privacy control settings easier to find this month, and now a series of new menus and notifications has begun to roll out to users of the social ...

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Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education

Teachers Manual on The Use of Pinterest in Education | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it

Since its launch in March 2010, Pinterest has become the most popular virtual Pinboard online. It has tremendously grown in popularity that it reached 10 million active users in a very short period of time. Pinterest , just like all the other popular social networking websites, has its own potential in education .


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Need More Visitors? Check Best time to Publish Blog Post | All Infographics

Need More Visitors? Check Best time to Publish Blog Post | All Infographics | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
infographics on getting more visitors online by publishing blog post at right time with WordPress, Joomla, Drupal with killer content on blogging platform...
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How to clear your Facebook search history

How to clear your Facebook search history | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it

How to clear your Facebook search history

 

Can you lose your Facebook Page because you didn't follow the rules? Facebook would never shut down a Page because they ran a contest and did something like... oh, I don't know, maybe offer to donate a dollar to charity for every Like their Page gets... right?

I'm constantly seeing people saying they've never heard of a Page being shut down for violating a rule and that Facebook doesn't enforce most of them anyway. Well, here are two examples of some popular Pages that were shut down by Facebook for some seemingly innocent contest rule violations. Think it's okay to do it just because you see the big dogs doing it? Think again.


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It's always great practice to also  to go back and review what you've posted and commented on just in case. This is a must-do.

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Edna Campos's comment, February 2, 2013 11:02 PM
Good advise for our friends and clients too..:)
Martin Gysler's comment, February 4, 2013 7:22 AM
Indeed Edna :-)
Martin Gysler's comment, February 6, 2013 11:27 AM
Yes Dawn, and I think it's not only a must-do but also an educational matter.
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5 LinkedIn Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business | Social Media Examiner

5 LinkedIn Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business | Social Media Examiner | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
LinkedIn: Understand a few simple strategies that can help you become a smarter and more effective marketer on LinkedIn and really boost your results over time.

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WendySoucie's curator insight, February 18, 2013 6:27 AM

LinkedIN is still my go to tool and channel for the Industrial B2B space.

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 4:15 AM
5 conseils marketing LinkedIn faire croître votre entreprise | Médias sociaux examinateur

"LinkedIn: Comprendre quelques stratégies simples qui peuvent vous aider à devenir un agent de commercialisation intelligente et plus efficace sur LinkedIn et vraiment booster vos résultats au fil du temps".

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Typic - simple tool to add beautiful text over your photos

Get Typic on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 4, 2013 8:13 AM

• Choose the best filter for your photo, control frame and blur intensity.

• Write your text and choose font, size and opacity. 

• Move text with your finger.

• Choose frame and text color (black & white).

• Share your Typic on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram!

• Save it to your iPhone in full resolution!

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Filter and Organize Your Twitter Universe with TweetDig

 

 


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RESOURCE LINK: Great twitter tool.

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Martin Gysler's comment, February 6, 2013 11:34 AM
I love it too, it just takes a little practice.
Robin Good's comment, February 6, 2013 11:36 AM
Yes Martin. I am not in love with the scrolling up to discover new things but maybe I'll get used to it. What do you say on that one?
Martin Gysler's comment, February 6, 2013 3:41 PM
Hi Robin, Yes, I understand and I think you're right not to test all the new tools, it is a lot of work and it is not always worth the trouble. What I can say after a few tests, is that the tool is slow and I do not really understand how it could be interesting for me. Finally, I think we can do the same thing with Twitterfall in a more simple and faster. But perhaps I have not yet understood what this tool can do.
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Critics Eating Crow: Google+ Becomes Second Largest Social Platform

Critics Eating Crow: Google+ Becomes Second Largest Social Platform | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
There is an immense opportunity for marketers as Google's services are further connected through the G+ social layer. (Well well...
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New Visual Storytelling Tool: Storyplanet Lets Users Package Content Into Interactive Experiences

New Visual Storytelling Tool: Storyplanet Lets Users Package Content Into Interactive Experiences | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it

Excerpted from review article by Journalism.co.uk:

"The platform enables users – such as journalists and photographers – to build interactive and visually captivating packages of content, which can then be embedded within a news site.

 

We discussed the concept with founder Bjarke Myrthu, who describes Storyplanet as "a packaging or a wrapping or an interface tool", which journalists can use to bring together collections of their work in a great user experience.
"So if you have a bunch of different media types, some text, some video, some photos, you can create a really nice package out of it that people can navigate in different ways," Myrthu added.

 

Each story is built on a grid, which users can then add "tiles" to, which effectively form each page of the story, and appear like slides in a presentation.
The grid format means tiles can be arranged in different structures based on the desired flow of the story and navigation between pages can also be applied.

 

Using the builder tool each tile can be laid out, edited and have content added to it, whether that is a photo, video, piece of audio or just text.

The content of a tile can vary from featuring just a photo to acting as an index page with a list of sections, like chapters, which can be clicked on by the viewer to reach different parts of the story.
Users can also edit transitions between tiles, the order of the tiles and other details such as changing the background colour of the tile.

The final product is viewable via a URL and can also be embedded, and played through the Storyplanet player. Currently this is a Flash player, but Storyplanet is currently working on a HTML version..."

 

Read full original article here:

http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/how-journalists-can-use-storyplanet-to-create-interactive-content-packages/s2/a551660/

 

Check out it and request an invite here: https://www.storyplanet.com

 

Here are two tutorials: https://www.storyplanet.com/tutorials

 


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Minna Kilpeläinen's curator insight, January 12, 2013 5:17 PM

Storyplanet seems to be a very cool and easy tool for creating and publishing interactive stories with all kinds of media. Very useful for journalists - and for school kids and teachers, too. Worth trying!

Shanika Journey's curator insight, January 20, 2013 4:21 PM

That's actually a pretty cool way to report the news.

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, January 31, 2013 4:55 AM
New Visual Storytelling Tool: Storyplanet Lets Users Package Content Into Interactive Experiences.

 

From www.journalism.co.uk - January 12, 4:52 PM

 

Excerpted from review article by Journalism.co.uk:

"The platform enables users – such as journalists and photographers – to build interactive and visually captivating packages of content, which can then be embedded within a news site.

 

We discussed the concept with founder Bjarke Myrthu, who describes Storyplanet as "a packaging or a wrapping or an interface tool", which journalists can use to bring together collections of their work in a great user experience.
"So if you have a bunch of different media types, some text, some video, some photos, you can create a really nice package out of it that people can navigate in different ways," Myrthu added.

 

Each story is built on a grid, which users can then add "tiles" to, which effectively form each page of the story, and appear like slides in a presentation.
The grid format means tiles can be arranged in different structures based on the desired flow of the story and navigation between pages can also be applied.

 

Using the builder tool each tile can be laid out, edited and have content added to it, whether that is a photo, video, piece of audio or just text.

The content of a tile can vary from featuring just a photo to acting as an index page with a list of sections, like chapters, which can be clicked on by the viewer to reach different parts of the story. 
Users can also edit transitions between tiles, the order of the tiles and other details such as changing the background colour of the tile.

The final product is viewable via a URL and can also be embedded, and played through the Storyplanet player. Currently this is a Flash player, but Storyplanet is currently working on a HTML version..."

 

Read full original article here:

http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/how-journalists-can-use-storyplanet-to-create-interactive-content-packages/s2/a551660/

 

Check out it and request an invite here: https://www.storyplanet.com

 

Here are two tutorials: https://www.storyplanet.com/tutorials

 

 

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8 Questions Every Social Media Strategy Needs To Answer

8 Questions Every Social Media Strategy Needs To Answer | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
RT @amormaclang: @amormaclang @geisermaclang 8 Questions every #SocialMedia strategy must answer http://t.co/GptmHp6r

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The Social Business Shift- What Businesses Have to Do [Infographic]

The Social Business Shift- What Businesses Have to Do [Infographic] | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
What’s a social business all about? Is it about having your brand on Twitter or Facebook? Is it about private social networks? Certainly, these all play a part.

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Fellinger's curator insight, January 5, 2013 9:39 AM

Een goed overzicht welke middelen ter beschikking staan om de volgende stappen ogv Social Business te zetten.

Fiona Scott-Handley's curator insight, January 7, 2013 1:08 AM

Another great piece from Eloqua - the 4 areas a business should focus on in order to become a Social Business

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How to Use PinAlerts

How to Use PinAlerts | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
How effective is your Pinterest account? Do you know if your images are being shared? If not, there is a new tool to help you stay abreast of your competitors. Can you believe Pinterest is now the third most popular social network (and to think.....

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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 18, 2012 12:09 AM

Time to use Pintrest for business now!

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3 Ways To Kick-Start Your Content Strategy For 2013 - Forbes

3 Ways To Kick-Start Your Content Strategy For 2013 - Forbes | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it

Just hearing the words “content strategy” can scare business owners. The thought of stepping away from the core business and becoming your own media company is often daunting, which is why it’s helpful to have a simple framework for addressing your  content strategy.

Let’s look at a widely used approach — people, process, and technology – and fill in our own details for content planning in 2013.


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Effective Content Marketing

Effective Content Marketing | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
Content marketing continues to gather steam at all types of companies. Here are 5 effective content marketing habits to help you stand out from the crowd.

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Level343's curator insight, December 19, 2012 8:33 AM
My favorite step... Audit and assess content continually 

It’s urgent that content marketers have a detailed awareness of what is in their content inventory, and a solid understanding of how each piece of content integrates with their overall content strategy. For example, if you produce an article on a particular topic, do you have a white paper or video that presents a more in-depth perspective on the topic? Is there a way you can use the two pieces together to tell the larger story in a more vivid way?

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Foursquare Gets Better For Business: You Can Now Add Events To ...

Foursquare Gets Better For Business: You Can Now Add Events To ... | Virtual Options: Social Media for Business | Scoop.it
There are reasons why we go where we go, eat where we eat, and drink where we drink. Maybe it's the ambience, maybe it's that cute waitress or waite..

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