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3 Quick Tricks to Improve Your Gmail Experience

3 Quick Tricks to Improve Your Gmail Experience | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
If you use Gmail, then you're on it every day; at work, at home and on your phone. That's why you should make sure you get the most out of it.
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Do you use these 3 Gmail settings?  I do and they work great!

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Success Secrets of Social Media Marketing!

Success Secrets of Social Media Marketing! | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
As someone who has been on Social Media since its infancy on MySpace almost a decade ago, I have seen many changes along the way.
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Love this - “Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value. They’ll be the richest, the most successful, the most connected, capable and influential among us. We’re all publishers now, and the more we publish, the more valuable connections we’ll make.” -Pete Cashmore, Founder of Mashable

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Salesforce Unveils Social Ad Management System - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

Salesforce Unveils Social Ad Management System - The BrainYard - InformationWeek | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Social.com makes real-time customer and social sentiment data available for Facebook, Twitter marketing campaigns.
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Salesforce is jumping in!

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How to Improve Small Business Social Media Performance | Heidi Cohen

How to Improve Small Business Social Media Performance | Heidi Cohen | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
While social media appears to be ideally made for budget conscious marketing small business, the reality is that social media can be a resource hog.
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5 great tactics to help your social media strategies.

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Social Media Advertising to Hit $11 Billion | Social Media Today

Social Media Advertising to Hit $11 Billion | Social Media Today | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
According to a report by BIA/Kelsey, social media advertising revenues will hit $11 billion within 4 years, up from $4.7 billion in 2012. That’s in the U.S. alone.
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This only makes sense - the most popular social advertising products will be driven by excellent content marketing, rather than much less engaging traditional display advertising.

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6 Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

6 Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Sure, it may not feel like it just yet, but spring is here. As you tackle spring cleaning in your home, take a closer look at your LinkedIn profile as well.
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Great tips on updating / sprucing up your LinkedIn profile, simple but effective!

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Is Your Social Media Rescue Team Prepared?

Is Your Social Media Rescue Team Prepared? | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Picture this: It’s Friday. You’re on the social media team at work and you've sat through five days of meetings, read hundreds of emails, spent
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If you have a business on social media, do you or have someone who will monitor it during the weekend? For micro business or sole-proprietor, your clients may not expect an answer within a couple of hours, but I bet they do with a day or so, not three.

 

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Can Too Much Social Media Be A Bad Thing?

Can Too Much Social Media Be A Bad Thing? | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Is 'too much' social media a bad thing? http://t.co/uGwHKst374
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Manufacturers Sign on To Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

Manufacturers Sign on To Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Industrial companies are increasingly signing on to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google+ to market products to business customers.
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This is interesting - manufacturers now using social media to sell...

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Google Glass Is Coming Soon — For Some

Google Glass Is Coming Soon — For Some | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Google Glass has selected its first group of "normal" users — people who pitched the company on how they'd use the futuristic product if given an early look.
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Feedback will be used to help fine-tune the product for its wider release — which could come as early as the end of this year.  I would love to try a pair of these!

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How to Manage Negative Comments on Social Media? | Social Media Strategist & Enneagram Personality Coach

How to Manage Negative Comments on Social Media? | Social Media Strategist & Enneagram Personality Coach | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Social Media Crisis Develop a response strategy map for conversation Management For any business using social media for customer engagement, a (If you received something negative, always give priority to manage those who came from your fans @ideasandrew...
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Great advice on how to handle the unhappy customer on social media.

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Google Reader Is Shutting Down; Here Are the Best Alternatives

Google Reader Is Shutting Down; Here Are the Best Alternatives | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Google announced today that it'll be closing Google Reader's doors on July 1st of this year, meaning you'll need to find a new way to get your news fix. (RT @lifehacker: Google Reader is getting shut down this summer.
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Here are a few more to check out..

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Google Is Killing Google Reader

Google Is Killing Google Reader | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Google has just announced that it'll be killing off Google Reader in its latest 'spring cleaning', which is a euphemism for getting rid of products that not enough people use (even if they still love using it).
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I will miss this.  Can't believe they are taking it down..

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How Social Media Can Get You Hired « Celarity

How Social Media Can Get You Hired « Celarity | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
How Social Media Can Get You Hired « Celarity http://t.co/HcA52kp2l4
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Great insight on how social media can help you find employment. Just have to know how to use it correctly!

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Social Media Beginners Checklist - Social With Sara

Social Media Beginners Checklist - Social With Sara | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Social Media Marketing is a force that simply cannot be ignored and an absolute must as a part of a business marketing plan.
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Great beginners list!

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Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million | TechCrunch

Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million  | TechCrunch | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Google has finally closed the deal on Wavii, a natural language processing startup, for a price that is more than $30 million, we're hearing from a legitimate source.
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You have to pay attention when Google is buying!

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7 methods to increase Social Media mentions exponentially | Online PR Company

7 methods to increase Social Media mentions exponentially | Online PR Company | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
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I know many people woul be fearful of #2. Be brave but smart!

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A Dozen Ways to Use the New LinkedIn Mentions

A Dozen Ways to Use the New LinkedIn Mentions | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it

LinkedIn launched Mentions this morning, a new way for members to engage in professional conversations by mentioning connections and companies on the LinkedIn Homepage. I’m super excited about this because I have at least a dozen use cases for this new feature:

 


Via Anita Windisman
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Great ideas. Love the feature.

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Kathy Kaegel Bernard's curator insight, April 6, 2013 4:18 PM

Still trying to figure this out, but sounds promising

Donald McClendon's curator insight, April 6, 2013 7:20 PM

New approach, better idea!

Adrieke de Kraker's curator insight, April 8, 2013 5:33 PM

Leuk! Hopelijk nu meer interactie op LInkedin ... 

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Hottest Social Media Craze Allows Users To Share Short Videos - CBS Pittsburgh

Hottest Social Media Craze Allows Users To Share Short Videos - CBS Pittsburgh | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Vine? Twitter launched the video-sharing app in January, and it has quickly become the hottest, new social media craze.
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This sounds awesome. I just don't understand why Android apps always come out last and late...

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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Owes $1 Billion In Taxes

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Owes $1 Billion In Taxes | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to write a check for about $1 billion when he files his 2012 tax return.
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Yes but will he really have to pay all that?

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What Does Your Email Address Say About You?

What Does Your Email Address Say About You? | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
I recently read an article titled AOL Email Address Brands You As Technologically Obsolete. The article said that having an outdated email address from a company like AOL brands a person as being (What Does Your Email Address Say About You?
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I completely agree with this. I have been in the process of changing my email to my hosted site slowly - so as not to confuse anyone...

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7 Ideas to Steal from Ikea's Content Strategy | Social Media Today

7 Ideas to Steal from Ikea's Content Strategy | Social Media Today | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
social media strategy If I were to reveal a hidden talent of mine, I’d say I’m good at assembling Ikea furniture. As most Swedes, I’ve grown up with flat packages and family quarrels around mounting manuals.
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There is always something to learn from corporations that are on social media.

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Report: LinkedIn to buy news reader Pulse - BtoB Magazine

Report: LinkedIn to buy news reader Pulse - BtoB Magazine | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it

Report: LinkedIn to buy news reader Pulse BtoB Magazine San Francisco—LinkedIn Corp. plans to buy the newsreader application Pulse, according to a report by AllThingsD.


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Interesting now that G+ is getting rid of theirs.

 

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13 Reasons Why Using Social Media for Business is Non-Negotiable! | Social Media Today

13 Reasons Why Using Social Media for Business is Non-Negotiable! | Social Media Today | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
 13 Reasons Why Using Social Media For Business is Non Negotiable!Is there ever a time when having a social media Image presence is an option?

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Social Media only keeps evolving - not going away!!

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Rim Riahi's curator insight, March 27, 2013 2:06 AM

 13 Reasons Why Using Social Media For Business is Non Negotiable!Is there ever a time when having a social media Image presence is an option?

Robin Martin's comment, March 30, 2013 10:21 AM
Absolutely true! This should NOT be an option...this should be included in any business plan. The trick is to sell this to "the boss" or those in charge of marketing. Let's keep pushing it!
Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, April 6, 2013 5:41 PM

Agree. It's all about social media, verbally and visually.

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RIP Google Reader — and here are a few RSS alternatives

RIP Google Reader — and here are a few RSS alternatives | Social Media - Whats new | Scoop.it
So long, old friend (RIP Google Reader — and here are a few RSS alternatives - The Week Magazine http://t.co/qiu777xT0E)
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Some alternatives.  I'll have to check them out.

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