Curations by: Jennifer G. Hanford

Jennifer G. Hanford is the owner and managing director of j+ Media Solutions, which offers social and content solutions for businesses of all sizes. She also contributes articles for SteamFeed and Social Media Club.

Marketers: You’re Going to Want to Learn More About Instagram

Dec 15 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 1 | Share

It’s a trap to think that Instagram is an amazing marketing channel, simply because there are a lot of people on it taking photos and sharing photos.   There are many more dynamic factors at play, and Instagram is so much more than just another photo-sharing app.   Instagram is building

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Community Managers: You Really Can Survive the Holiday Season!

Dec 12 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 4 | Share

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — amirite? The holidays are a great time to unplug, relax, and toss back some eggnog with friends and family. However, community managers don’t always have it this easy. Any community manager knows that the job is not a simple 9-5 and “vacations” are

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Holiday Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Dec 3 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 2 | Share

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) The holiday season is upon us. Many companies have already spent a ton of time and money on their holiday marketing campaigns. Even though Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday have passed us by, you may still be thinking of having one last marketing push before

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21 Places to Find Awesome Social Media Content Your Followers Will Love

Nov 8 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 2 | Share

Are you struggling for time to maintain a blog but still want to provide some helpful content to keep your social media followers interested? You need to setup a schedule to share other peoples con… Source: See on – Online and SoMe Marketing Related

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How Friends Influence Us on Social Media | Buffer

Nov 7 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 3 | Share

Why do you read the updates you read?Why do you browse the products you browse?There are hidden motivations behind a lot of the actions we take online, especially so with social media. The influence of friends and family has a big impact on what we click, view, share, and like.Researchers have discovered

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28 Expert Bloggers Reveal Their #1 Content Marketing Technique

Nov 4 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 3 | Share

Want to drive traffic to your blog? let the experts show you their tried and tested methods when it comes to content promotion and SEO. Having great content is Source: See on – Online and SoMe Marketing Related articles 10 Smart Search Engine Marketing Tactics To Get

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Growing Your Business With Pinterest

Oct 27 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

Pinterest usage has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years. Now, many SMB’s (small and medium-sized businesses) are finding this visual social platform is helping them grow as well. As Mike O’Brien states in this article, Pinterest can help a SMB expand in a different way than,

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Social Media Isn’t Easy But You Can Do It Better!

Sep 30 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Many businesses are using social media in some capacity these days…but so few seem to be doing it well. Or good. In fact, many of them could be doing a lot better with it. What seems to be the problem? Well, according to the author of this article, Kali Hawlk, we are giving

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Maximizing Social Media for Your Business

Sep 29 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

There are so many good reasons for businesses to be using social media. For one thing, many of your clients are probably using at least one of the major platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) by now. Social media offers an easy way for you to introduce your business and brand without being too

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Writer’s Block Woes? Check Out These 5 Sites!

Sep 24 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Sooner or later, it happens to every blogger…the dreaded condition known as “writer’s block.” The good news? There are plenty of ways to overcome it. I know it’s true because I have been there, too. Of course, there is not one perfect solution for getting over that

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Post Short Tweets and Other Ways To Engage on Twitter

Sep 20 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Twitter is a great platform for businesses to build awareness of their brand. One of the best ways to do so is by attracting followers who may be interested in learning more about your organization. However, many people think Twitter is a one-sided platform, especially by businesses.

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What B2B Marketers Should Know About Net Neutrality

Sep 14 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

net neutrality world logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The more people learn about net neutrality, and how it may be in jeopardy, the better. Most of us take for granted how we can access pretty much anything at anytime on the Internet. We also take for granted how quickly we can access information. So,

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Social Media Monitoring Tools You’ll Want to Use

Jul 23 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Do you work in social media? If so, then you probably get excited when you discover new tools that are designed to help you do your job better and/or faster. New tools seem to come out every day, so it’s hard to keep up with them all. Luckily, people like Adi Domocos,

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How Online Videos Help Boost Lead Conversion

Jul 17 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share
Online Videos Monetization

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Are you including online videos in your marketing mix? If not, you’re missing out on a very unique marketing opportunity and an effective way to drive more traffic to your website. Online videos are also proving to be powerful as a lead conversion tool. The author of this

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Stars Are Being Created Every Day Through Social Media Sites

Jul 14 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

(Photo credit: Julia Roy) This article is an amazing testament to the power of social media. Did you know that people are becoming “famous” on the Internet? Yes, it’s true – and it’s happening every day. Some of these newly “Internet famous” are making thousands

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Companies on Social Media Need to be Social

Jul 8 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share
3 Reasons Why You Need to Integrate Social Media into Your Business

(Photo credit: Sean MacEntee) Is your company using social media as part of its marketing mix? Many businesses are embracing social media, and have found it’s a great way to help spread their brand’s name and messages. One important thing that many companies are forgetting about with social

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Network on Social Media and See More Blog Shares

Jul 7 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share

network (Photo credit: dsevilla) Are you blogging, but failing to see very many shares? It’s actually quite common, especially for new bloggers. What to do? As the author of this article explains, connecting and networking on social media platforms really pays off! So first, you may be wondering

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Enhance Your Social Media Presence Without Wasting Your Time

Jun 23 2014 | By: Jennifer G. Hanford| 0 | Share
Social Media Time

(Photo credit: Moyan_Brenn DeLight (back again)) We all have the same number of hours in a day…how we spend those hours varies. If you work in the social media world, you find yourself facing two choices: (1) You can either spend every minute of every day online or (2) You can use your time wisely

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