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Social Media can often times be overwhelming. Here's a space to find information keeping it to the basics--not more, not less
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The Ultimate List of Twitter Tools | Single Grain Blog

You say you want to find a tool to help you understand a little more about the crazy world of Twitter?
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Top Things To Do If You Only Have 20 Minutes A Day For Twitter « Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer

Top Things To Do If You Only Have 20 Minutes A Day For Twitter « Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

Time is money! If you only have 20 min. a day to work on your social media efforts, follow these steps: 5 min --Posting

5 min--Following relevant people

10 min-- Responding, Listening, Engaging!

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30 Reasons I Won’t Follow You on Twitter by @Nicholas Cardot

30 Reasons I Won’t Follow You on Twitter by @Nicholas Cardot | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Lately, I have been getting at least 50 new followers every day on Twitter. Most of them unfollow if I don’t follow them back.
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Nobody Said Social Media Should Be Simple

Nobody Said Social Media Should Be Simple | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Simple isn't all it's cracked up to be. Social media is unique in that it is the only medium yet conceived where companies are playing in the exact same sandbox as we're playing personally.
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Four People Who Aren’t Reading Your Blog (And How to Get Them To Change Their Minds) — BlogWorld & New Media Expo Blog

Four People Who Aren’t Reading Your Blog (And How to Get Them To Change Their Minds) — BlogWorld & New Media Expo Blog | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

4 types of peoole you need to be targeting--tried and failed? Try again with these new tips!

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4 Tips for Effective Facebook Community Management

4 Tips for Effective Facebook Community Management | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

Did you just launch your Facebook page? Are you faciliating conversations and engaging with your fans the right way? Here are four tips to make sure you're managing your Facebook page efficiently:

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Content Curation - 5 Ways to Succeed...Eventually

Content Curation - 5 Ways to Succeed...Eventually | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Content curation is the art and science of finding and sharing quality content on a specific topic. Curation helps you build an audience. You then have a larger group of people with whom to share your own content, and who can spread the word.
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5 Reasons Why Blogging is Better than Your Everyday Job | Blogging Tips

5 Reasons Why Blogging is Better than Your Everyday Job | Blogging Tips | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Find out the benefits blogging offers over a normal job. They will hopefully keep you motivated and going with your blogging tasks.
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6186 Words On Becoming A Facebook Machine (It’s a mega post!) | Social Media Consultant

6186 Words On Becoming A Facebook Machine (It’s a mega post!) | Social Media Consultant | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

Excellent resource for taking your Facebook presence to the next level! It's in-depth and perfect for the beginner looking to avoid trial-and-error! 

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How to Use Facebook Places and Facebook Deals for Local Business

How to Use Facebook Places and Facebook Deals for Local Business | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Social Media Examiner TV shares how Facebook Places and Deals can help local businesses get more customers and reward current customers to build their business.
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Guest Post: Hashtags Are Like #Snowflakes

Guest Post:  Hashtags Are Like #Snowflakes | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

Useful article on hashtags 101--what they are, how they are used, etc. They are mainly applied to non-profits, but the general principles are useful for anyone.

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HOW TO: Protect Your Business's Identity On Twitter

HOW TO: Protect Your Business's Identity On Twitter | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Although a small business can't be "verified" on Twitter, there are things you can do to protect your identity and be more official.
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4 Ways To Improve Your Social Media Content Strategy

4 Ways To Improve Your Social Media Content Strategy | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Here are four ways to begin to improve your social media content strategy.
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How Cosmetics Giant Estee Lauder Leverages Social Media on a Global Scale

How Cosmetics Giant Estee Lauder Leverages Social Media on a Global Scale | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

If cosmetics giant Estee Lauder does it, you must too! That is, keep social media in perspective and serving your overall purpose. This is an excellent read to see how social media fits within your company's objectives. GREAT read!

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Is Your Blog Stressing You out? Spot the Culprit - The Wannabe Blogs – For Bloggers By Bloggers

Is Your Blog Stressing You out? Spot the Culprit - The Wannabe Blogs – For Bloggers By Bloggers | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Are you trying too hard to be a blogger you're not? Instead of being the next Blogger X, how about being the first Blogger You?
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9 Reasons Why Your Content Is Not Shared on Social Networks: New Research

9 Reasons Why Your Content Is Not Shared on Social Networks: New Research | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Find out how to motivate your customers to share your content and the mistakes you need to avoid for a strong social media content strategy.
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How To Trigger The 4 Forms Of Twitter Engagement « Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer

How To Trigger The 4 Forms Of Twitter Engagement « Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
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What Do You Want People to Say About Your Blog? A Blog Branding Exercise

What Do You Want People to Say About Your Blog? A Blog Branding Exercise | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

Although the exercise in this article is used for thinking about your blogs, it can certainly apply to anything else--your Twitter feeed, your Facebook page, your Youtube Channel. When you start one--whatever that is--you NEED to think about what you want people to get out of it!

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Do You Neglect This Game-Changing Key to Online Success? - A-List Blog Marketing

Do You Neglect This Game-Changing Key to Online Success? - A-List Blog Marketing | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

Whether you are just getting started or you've been blogging for a while, we all want to keep our readers coming back. How can we do this? Effective writting. Here's why:

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Twitter: To Follow Back or not To Follow Back? How to Decide! | Mobile and Social Media

Twitter: To Follow Back or not To Follow Back? How to Decide! | Mobile and Social Media | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Ever since the beginning of time, (or at least the beginning of Twitter, but who remembers a world before Twitter anyway?), the big question that has occupied Twitter users around the globe is, how to decide who to follow on Twitter.
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Mind Control Marketing: How to Quit Begging and Make People Want to Help You | Copyblogger

Mind Control Marketing: How to Quit Begging and Make People Want to Help You | Copyblogger | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it

A Brief Introduction to Mind Control

 

As it happens, mind control is possible. Sort of.
No, you can’t turn your customers, partners, and in-laws into mindless zombies, but you can influence them.
In fact, there’s a science to it.


Back in the 1980s, a researcher by the name of Dr. Robert Cialdini wrote a book called Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. He outlined different principles scientifically proven to influence people, as well as suggestions for how to do it.
Since then, it’s become maybe the most important book in the field of marketing. If you haven’t read it, you should, as well as the sequel.


Here’s the bad news:
Mind control isn’t about magic powers, arcane arts, or even shaving your head and gallivanting around in a wheelchair (although, I’ve been tempted). The truth is it’s about something that makes a lot of people squeamish: marketing.......

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As Twitter starts changing it’s functionality what does it all mean for you and your stream?

As Twitter starts changing it’s functionality what does it all mean for you and your stream? | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
For the first time in it's history Twitter is starting to make large scale changes to the main functionality of the site - What does it mean for you?
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How to Use Facebook Places and Facebook Deals for Local Business

How to Use Facebook Places and Facebook Deals for Local Business | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Social Media Examiner TV shares how Facebook Places and Deals can help local businesses get more customers and reward current customers to build their business.
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64 Awesome Facebook Marketing Techniques

64 Awesome Facebook Marketing Techniques | Social Media Basics | Scoop.it
Guest writer Maria Peagler offers us 64 cool ways to tap Facebook's virality.
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