Are You Turning YOUR Blog Comments Off?

Are You Turning YOUR Blog Comments Off-

There is a great debate brewing online. Chris Brogan and Copyblogger are for it. Mark Schaefer is against it – and so am I. This great debate? Blog Comments. Recently Copyblogger decided to close down the comment section of their blog, and now Chris Brogan is following suit. Their reasons? Spam and not enough time. […]

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How to Balance Your Work & Personal Lives

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Being a full-time social media professional, full-time mom and full-time wife, life can hand you a lot to juggle. We are all busy. We are all stressed. There are thousands of self-help articles on the web that give you specific how-tos on balancing your work & personal life. Not every step-by-step instruction article applies to […]

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5 Useful Online Tools for Distributing Content for Lead Generation

Tools bring consistency and efficiency to the table when it comes to content distribution. If your lead generation is  largely dependent on content, it’s almost imperative to seek help from automated programs and/or sites that would make life a little less complicated. Each tool has its own standout feature that makes it appealing to users. […]

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Tips to measure your Social Media Campaign success

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If you are running a social media campaign, then your goal is to see results such as, how many people are talking about your brand, what they are saying or what they are doing in your pages. With ordinary campaigns it is hard to know who is seeing your message and their reactions towards it. […]

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Content curation: how to make it work for you

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I rarely have time for guest posting these days, but when someone asks me to share my thoughts on content curation, I can never say no. This article is a basic introduction on curation. It includes some benefits, best practices, and tools… Content curation: how to make it work for you | How To Write […]

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Why Kids Under 13 Shouldn’t Be On Facebook?

Very interesting article from AllFacebook. They provide us five reasons that kids under the age of 13 shouldn’t be on Facebook. I think this is a great article for parents of teenagers to read. Even though if Facebook had been as popular as it is now when I was a teenager I would be furious […]

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Collector or Curator? Becoming a Social Connoisseur | Bryan Kramer’s Blog

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Everyone can share content with others, but it takes talent to be a great curator. Bryan Kramer calls content curators “social connoisseurs”. In his article, he gives five very powerful tips to help you recognize them. One of the best articles I have ever read on the topic! Collector or Curator? Becoming a Social Connoisseur.

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7 Online Marketing Tactics and Campaigns

Brain a little mushy? Do you still have social media content to come up with? Yea me too. So what do we do? Search online for funky media marketing that has actually worked! Social Media Today found 7 unconventional ad campaigns that are outside of the box, but yielded some great returns on their investment. […]

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New visual storytelling platform to check out

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As a journalist, blogger, and curator, I am always on the lookout for great tools to check out and add to my collection. If you do not know Brickflow yet, time to be acquainted. This new visual storytelling web app allows you to create “cinematic” slideshows in seconds. Called flows, these creations can feature content […]

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Facebook Is Showing You Some Ads You Asked Not to See – Jason Del Rey – Media – AllThingsD

  So you “hid” all of the Facebook online posts, but you logged in this morning and found the same online ads that you “hid” over the weekend? What is going on? Well if you take a minute to really look at the ad, you will notice it is is a different ad from the […]

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10 Tips to Energize Boring Copy And Increase Sales by 30% | The Daily Egg

A friend of mine posted this article today on their Facebook Page, a quick thank you shout out to R and R Web Design!   Here are 10 amazing tips for “energizing” your copy from the Daily Egg.   I love all of these tips..my favorite would have to be buying a tabloid and check […]

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Social Media Advice You Should Ignore

My kind of article! One not telling me what I am doing wrong on social media! Kind of nice to hear that we shouldn’t be doing some of these things listed in here. Honesty here folks, which of these have you done? Don’t worry we are in a safe place, you can tell us! Be […]

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Improve Your Creativity & Problem-Solving with these 7 Brainstorming Techniques – DesignM.ag

If you are not following Laura Spencer via RSS, you really should. She always has GREAT information that she is posting on Google+. This article today, is another one I am loving! Brainstorming Techniques! Oh how I love articles like this, so that I don’t always feel so stuck when trying to come up with […]

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Is High Keyword Density Really Important?

Is using high keyword density really important? Short answer is yes, long answer is yes, but watch what you are using for your keywords! In this article from BloggingPro, the author describes why it is important to use SEO in articles that you write for your website. The problem is, most website authors are using […]

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4 Online Personalization Ideas for Your Business

The question that is on everyone’s mind in the social media world: How do I get customers to engage with my business, and become paying customers? Well Small Business Trends offers up four good points for you to think about next time you want to engage: Ask them what they want Give them a voice […]

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Social media contacts – who owns them?

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I got this article today in my mailbox and thought it raised a great question for the social media marketing workers out in the world. Social Media contacts- who actually owns them? Do you “own” the contacts that you have either in your personal social media accounts, or in your business social media accounts? Do […]

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