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Old political habits killed the social media election

Old political habits killed the social media election | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
Comment | It’s no surprise that the Federal Election campaign has failed to fire up the social media imagination, when politicians of all persuasions have reverted to their deeply­ held instincts to shout first, and listen second...
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SURPRISE! U.S. tatics don't necessarilly work in Aus.

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The Shift to Visual Social Media | Visual.ly

The Shift to Visual Social Media | Visual.ly | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Our focus has shifted from Social Media to VISUAL Social Media. We are drawn to “visual content” online in more ways than ever before. The oppor

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Our focus has shifted from Social Media to VISUAL Social Media. We are drawn to “visual content” online in more ways than ever before.

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Twitter’s 6-Second Video Sharing App, Vine, Goes Live In The App Store | TechCrunch

Twitter’s 6-Second Video Sharing App, Vine, Goes Live In The App Store | TechCrunch | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
Twitter has officially launched its Vine video sharing app in the App Store, as announced on the company blog.
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Twitter has officially launched its Vine video sharing app in theApp Store,

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How the World Consumes Social Media

How the World Consumes Social Media | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
Social media is trending globally. Check out this infographic to learn about how quickly social media has become prominent around the world.
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Over the past decade social media usage has been one of the most rapidly and universally adopted activities since the invention of breathing. More than half of the world's 2.4 billion Internet users sign in to a social network regularly — a figure that is rapidly increasing. Check out the infographic, for information about global social media usage.

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The Top Four Trends Shaping Social Enterprise in 2013

The Top Four Trends Shaping Social Enterprise in 2013 | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

The economy will eventually improve. When it does, the organizations that are social, mobile, in the cloud, and using big data will be on top. The rest of you will wonder what happened.

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Social is making an impact in most oganisations, but who are the early adopters and who is still to be persuaded?  This post looks to connect social to the bottom line and identify trends that will become increasingly important

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The State of Social Media in 2012: An Interview With The Speakers of #MozCon

The State of Social Media in 2012: An Interview With The Speakers of #MozCon | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

This posts covers  topics with the speakers of this year's MozCon. They will discuss the relation between social media specialists and SEOs, and about Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. We'll also cover the importance of blogs and forums, and the risk of relying solely on social media as web marketing channel. And, yes, they will even voice their opinions about social media ROI.

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4 Brands That Know How to Tell a Story

4 Brands That Know How to Tell a Story | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
What makes a brand stand out from its competition? For many successful companies, it’s their ability to tell the story of their brand.
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Websites With Seamless Social Media Integration

Websites With Seamless Social Media Integration | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

A showcase of websites where the social media integration is more than taken into consideration, it is near flawlessly executed.

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Social Media in the Project Management Arena

Social Media in the Project Management Arena | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
One area of project management that is essential in delivering successful projects is good communication but defining good communication is sometimes hard.
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High-Growth Companies Embrace Social Media

High-Growth Companies Embrace Social Media | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

A report shows that the more successful a company is, the more likely it is to have invested in social media. Long predicted as another Next Big Thing, the use of social-media tools within a company will, supporters say, unlock corporate knowledge, enhance internal communication and drive bottom-line growth.

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6 Tips for Using Pinterest for Business | Social Media Examiner

6 Tips for Using Pinterest for Business | Social Media Examiner | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Pinterest tips for your business: Learn creative and effective ways to drive traffic to your website and increase sales with images, content and contests.

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How to Gain More Followers on Twitter

How to Gain More Followers on Twitter | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

So, as you might have guessed, having a noticeable presence and gaining more followers on Twitter can do wonders for any business -- whether it is an entrepreneur on a solo venture or a company with 100+ employees.

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Spruce Up Your Social Media for Spring

Spruce Up Your Social Media for Spring | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Over time, social media content can get messy, designs can become outdated, and focus can be lost.

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The very BIG Social Media test!...

The very BIG Social Media test!... | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
The very BIG Social Media test! (Or should that be the VERY big Social Media test??) Can Social Media really promote products and services quickly and successfully without major expenses and resources?
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Can Social Media really promote products and services quickly and successfully without major expenses and resources? I used to think that it could, but can it really??

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Massive Open Online Courses Are Multiplying at a Rapid Pace

Massive Open Online Courses Are Multiplying at a Rapid Pace | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses are the educational happening of the moment. Everyone wants in. No one is quite sure what they’re getting into.
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MOOCs have been around for a few years as collaborative techie learning events, but this is the year everyone wants in. Elite universities are partnering with Coursera at a furious pace. It now offers courses from 33 of the biggest names in postsecondary education

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Graph Search: Is Facebook Becoming a Self-Contained Internet Universe? | Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a search engine for shared user content. Graph Search challenges the future relevance of search engines like Google, as well as review sites such as Yelp and Foursquare.
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The aim of “graph search” is to assist the Facebook community in finding information more easily about what other Facebook users have shared on the network. It uses the indexed information generated within the Facebook universe to generate search information. It will allow people to find others by their interests, location or career.

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9 Tips for Integrating Your Facebook Page With Your Facebook Profile | Social Media Examiner

9 Tips for Integrating Your Facebook Page With Your Facebook Profile | Social Media Examiner | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Everything you need to know about the differences between your personal profile on Facebook and your Facebook Page and how to navigate between them.

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Defusing the Corporate Social Media Timebomb

Defusing the Corporate Social Media Timebomb | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Even as more and more companies embace social media for internal and external communication, only a few are actively managing the risk that social media entails.

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5 Common Objections to Social Media Adoption — and How to Disarm Them « Radian6 - Social media monitoring tools, social media engagement software and social CRM and marketing from the industry lead...

5 Common Objections to Social Media Adoption — and How to Disarm Them « Radian6 - Social media monitoring tools, social media engagement software and social CRM and marketing from the industry lead... | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Wholeheartedly embracing social media involves a sea change in an organization. Social media isn’t just a technology that can be bolted onto the traditional way of doing things: it’s an entirely new...

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Businesses can no longer ignore social media

Businesses can no longer ignore social media | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Get on board with social media, or you're going to be left behind.

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Why Social Learning Benefits Your Business

Why Social Learning Benefits Your Business | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Social learning is altering the way companies approach onboarding and company-wide education. Here's how it works.

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Social Media Sucks for Businesses and Here's Why | Social Media Explorer

Social Media Sucks for Businesses and Here's Why | Social Media Explorer | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

I'm here to warn you before you do anything stupid. Social media sucks and here's a few reasons why.

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Social Media Tips for Dancers and Dance Companies - helloiamadancer

Social Media Tips for Dancers and Dance Companies - helloiamadancer | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Dance media pro Ashani Mfuko  shares  her top social media tips for dancers and dance companies. Great advice for all small businesses.

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10 Tweaks to Give Your Facebook Business Page Greater Impact | Social Media Today

10 Tweaks to Give Your Facebook Business Page Greater Impact | Social Media Today | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

I’ve been touring Facebook business Pages for about a week, looking at what businesses are doing right, and what easy changes they could make to give their Pages more impact and their visitors a better experience

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Social Media Etiquette

Social Media Etiquette | Using Social Media For Business | Scoop.it

Whether your Facebook page is set to private or not, nothing is ever really private on the Internet. It’s not just high school and college kids who have a hard time understanding that—it’s grown ups, too.

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