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Chris Brogan: The Secrets to Standing Out Online

Chris Brogan: The Secrets to Standing Out Online | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Chris Brogan Chris Brogan, the president of Human Business Works, is a pioneer in the social media revolution.
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Facebook Brand Engagement Grows 896% [Study]

Facebook Brand Engagement Grows 896% [Study] | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Facebook brand engagement has risen 896 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to a new study from Adobe. Adobe's Digital Index for Q3 2012 reports that the huge uptick in engagement is, in part, a result of Facebook's new Timeline feature.
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LinkedIn partners with YouTube to offer easier B2B video ads

LinkedIn partners with YouTube to offer easier B2B video ads | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is making it much easier for businesses to advertise for B2B connections on its site, partnering with YouTube to allow businesses to upload their own video ads.
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How to View or Create Links when Twitter Breaks Them

How to View or Create Links when Twitter Breaks Them | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Twitter started “wrapping” all links in tweets through it’s own service some time ago, but the service has had problems several times.
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Social Media Marketing Ranks As B2B Marketers’ Most Popular Tactic

Social Media Marketing Ranks As B2B Marketers’ Most Popular Tactic | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Eighty-seven percent of B2B marketers now spread their message through social media, according to the Content Marketing Institute.
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Twitter Bought 18 Companies—Do You Know Why?

Twitter Bought 18 Companies—Do You Know Why? | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Twitter never stops changing, it seems. And when they acquire a company and/or its assets or employees, you can often predict that whatever that company does will be involved in upcoming changes to Twitter.
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Facebook: Yes, Our Ads Work

Facebook: Yes, Our Ads Work | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Facebook has spent much of the past year furiously trying to persuade skeptical brand marketers that ads on its service work.
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3 Tools for Creating Eye-Catching Facebook Post Images

3 Tools for Creating Eye-Catching Facebook Post Images | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
instagram facebook photo In past posts, I have discussed the importan...
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Facebook rolls out messages update with new layout, photo sharing, emoticons, keyboard shortcuts and more

Facebook rolls out messages update with new layout, photo sharing, emoticons, keyboard shortcuts and more | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it

Facebook continues to roll out its redesigned messages product it announced in August, including a two-paned layout, improved photo uploads and keyboard shortcuts among other changes

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Foursquare for Android updated for more social check-ins

Foursquare for Android updated for more social check-ins | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
There's a good reason Foursquare has an Overshare badge.
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News.me says goodbye, places blame on Twitter

News.me says goodbye, places blame on Twitter | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
The folks at News.me closed their doors to future iOS downloads on Wednesday, saying they would no longer attempt to compete with Twitter in the curation space as the social network closes down on third-party requirements.
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How Facebook Pages Are Still At A Disadvantage In The News Feed

How Facebook Pages Are Still At A Disadvantage In The News Feed | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
So you're posting awesome content from your Facebook page at the correct times, but you still aren't getting many comments, likes, or shares? It might not be your fault.
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Take Advantage of Pinterest's “Buying Intent”

Take Advantage of Pinterest's “Buying Intent” | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Last week Cynthia Boris pointed me to some new social site research which found that while Facebook may come with the larger user base, Pinterest offers something even more valuable to marketers – users looking to buy.
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History Proves You Should Be Bullish on Facebook and Twitter

History Proves You Should Be Bullish on Facebook and Twitter | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
if history is a guide, social media are at a stage where the real winners enabling scale and engagement are about to emerge in online advertising.
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The 4 Stages of Social Media Marketing

The 4 Stages of Social Media Marketing | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
To use social media in business, start by asking yourself four simple questions: What results do you want? Who are the people you want to connect with? How will those people find you? What measurements matter the most to you?
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16 Newest and Best Twitter Hacks for Your WordPress Website

16 Newest and Best Twitter Hacks for Your WordPress Website | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
As Twitter has quickly risen to become one of the most popular websites on the internet, is has become increasingly crucial that WordPress websites rise to the occasion and deeply integrate with the world's second-most popular social media website.
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Pinterest breaks into top 50 chart of most visited websites

Pinterest breaks into top 50 chart of most visited websites | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
There seems to be growing interest in Pinterest, with the site appearing for the first time in a top 50 chart for most-visited websites.
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Did The Bubble In Facebook Ad Startups Just Pop?

Did The Bubble In Facebook Ad Startups Just Pop? | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
A little crowded, perhaps? (Illustration: Luma Partners) For much of this year, hundreds of little and not-so-little startups that help businesses run advertisements on Facebook have been playing the M&A game, buying rivals or related...
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Hot LinkedIn Marketing Tips with Viveka von Rosen

Hot LinkedIn Marketing Tips with Viveka von Rosen | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Grandma Mary interviews Viveka von Rosen about her new book, LinkedIn Marketing an Hour a Day. Find where to get started, how to use the new Endorsements, and more!
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Facebook Messages Update Rolls Out To More Users

Facebook Messages Update Rolls Out To More Users | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
It looks like we’re getting closer to seeing an updated version of Facebook Messages.
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Facebook Testing Five-Star Ratings For Places

Facebook Testing Five-Star Ratings For Places | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Facebook wants its users to find five-star accommodations and other places, as the social network is apparently testing the use of the five-star ratings system, which allows users to rate applications, for places.
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Beyond Klout: Better Ways To Measure Social Media Influence

Beyond Klout: Better Ways To Measure Social Media Influence | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Influence online is as hard to objectively define (and effectively protect) as it is increasingly critical for businesses and individuals. Here's a need to know under-the-radar service that can help you measure and track your online reach.
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Skype 6.0 lands with Microsoft and Facebook account integration, Retina support

Skype 6.0 lands with Microsoft and Facebook account integration, Retina support | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
You're probably saying to yourself, 'didn't Skype just get a Windows 8-friendly refresh?' Why yes, yes it did.
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Facebook Developing Promoted Messages?

Facebook Developing Promoted Messages? | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Developer Tom Waddington might want to add “code sleuth” to his title: After discovering references to the Facebook want button and potential social commerce initiatives within the social network’s code, Waddington has now unearthed references to...
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