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Why You Need To Embrace Content Creation And SEO






When marketers embraced content marketing, they felt they could leave SEO behind. It was all about the sharing economy, right something good and it would spread. Just a matter of adding the required sharing buttons for Facebook etc and job done. As more and more content became available the bar for entry became higher and
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Be first to comment

If Google Plus Met It’s Demise, How Would Your Business Cope?






The one the thing you can count on is change. It keeps social marketeers on their toes, it also makes sure they will always be students and not guru’s. Google Plus is currently going through change, it’s splitting up from YouTube and has spawned a new photo service. Those who have found a home on
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Be first to comment

Great Ideas On How To Use Snapchat For Business






Kate Talbot at Social Media Examiner shares her ideas on using Snapchat for business – 5 Ways to Use Snapchat for Business Are you thinking of adding Snapchat to your social media marketing mix? Interested in ways to use Snapchat to strengthen your brand? With Snapchat, you can increase community engagement and brand awareness through
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Be first to comment

Google Makes Big Changes To It’s Social Network






More changes are coming to Google Plus, as reported by Venture Beat and The Next Web. It seems that Google Plus will no longer be required to access their products and abandoned Google Plus local pages are being shutdown. From Google is dropping its Google+ requirement across all products, starting with YouTube… Google has finally
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Monday, July 27, 2015 | Be first to comment

The War Over Video Continues Between YouTube And Facebook






The Wall Street Journal has published a lengthy article about YouTube and how it hopes to keep hold of it’s video stars. At the recent VidCon event, Facebook, YouTube and a host of other video services tried to lure content makers and online celebrities over to their side. Video stars command huge audiences and the
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Monday, July 27, 2015 | Be first to comment

Tweeted Love, A Homage to Twitter






Lets finish the week off with a very cleverly made video. If you’ve not seen it before then prepare to be entertained! Found via The Metro

Friday, July 24, 2015 | Be first to comment

How To Have A Successful Party On Twitter






I first mentioned the idea of Twitter Parties last year, seeing as ideas develop I thought it was worth mentioning the post by Lisa Illman. In Five Steps to Having a Successful Twitter Party, Lisa explains how to conduct a ‘party’ on Twitter using the online tool Twtvite… Twitter is still one of the most
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Friday, July 24, 2015 | Be first to comment

When Is The Best Time To Tweet?






A question often asked by those new to social media is, what is the best time to Tweet? There’s been plenty of research done and an awful lot of infographics, but are we asking the wrong question? Tapajyoti Dasat at Steam Feed addresses the matter of timing in, The Best Time to Tweet… Is When
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Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Be first to comment

The Pro’s And Con’s Of Buying Followers






Should you buy followers? I was of the opinion that you shouldn’t but it’s not as clear cut as you think. Mike Allton on the Site Sell blog, discusses the pro’s and con’s of artificially inflating your following. Yes you can end up with bots but it’s not always the case. From Should I Pay
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Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Be first to comment

Are You Confused By Google’s Photo Services?






There’s a rather brief post on Engadget about Google Plus and it’s photo services. There is the new one with loads of features and the old one that still allows comments within Google Plus.  The author suggests that people are getting confused between the two and that Google’s Anil Sabharwal had to make a statement
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Be first to comment