6 Ways to Make Your Twitter Updates More Creative

creative Twitter updates

When Julie Bestry suggested I join Twitter back in 2008, I was immediately captivated, but since then I’ve had an on-again off-again relationship with the site. Lately I’ve been feeling a little blah about it, but the ideas suggested by Naomi Binford in this article have rekindled my enthusiasm. Twitter is a great platform for […]

Why Your Business Needs a Blog and a Social Media Presence (Infographic)

Everything you need to be a social media rock star in 2016

I receive a lot of Guest Blogger Applications and, believe me, I reject more than I publish. But I know how much you guys love infographics, so when Matt Banner offered to share his Social Media Cheat Sheet, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. It’s just packed with fabulous tips and resources! Today’s business world […]

The Best Social Media Platforms for Building Your Business

Which social media platforms are best for marketing?

Developing a social media marketing strategy is an important step that many of us just skip over in our haste to get started. Instead of identifying the best social media platforms for our business, we just dive in. “People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at […]

App Review: CoPromote

retweet I love Twitter

I belong to a few online groups where members support one another by reading, commenting on and sharing each other’s blog posts. I’ve found this type of cross-promotion to be an excellent way to grow a following and get to know other bloggers. Because of that, even though I already have a long list of […]

The Price of Popularity

I think I'm being followed

I became a big fan of social media long before I even knew that’s what it was called. Twitter and Facebook in particular have allowed me to grow my network and stay connected to a much larger group of people than would have been possible when I first started my business in 2002. Every week […]

5 recent social media changes that you might have missed

Recent social media changes you may have missed

A series on Content Marketing wouldn’t be complete without looking at social media, and I’m very excited to introduce today’s guest blogger, Nicky Kriel, author of How to Twitter for Business Success. I met her in a LinkedIn group several years ago, where we quickly discovered that we shared similar views about automation and other aspects of social […]

Diving into Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

In Week 2 of the Social Media Success Summit, we moved from general strategies, tactics and tools to Deep Dives into Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, with another spectacular roster of presenters and topics.

Social Media Strategy, Tactics and Tools

I’m currently participating in the Social Media Success Summit, a four-week online conference featuring many of the world’s top social media experts and authors. My head’s already spinning with all the great information, so as I piece it all together, I thought I’d share some of my key takeaways with you.

Book Review: “How to Twitter for Business Success” by Nicky Kriel

I met Nicky Kriel on LinkedIn a couple of years ago, and we quickly discovered that we shared similar opinions about many aspects of social media. When I found out that she was writing a book about Twitter, I was sure it would be a hit. I’ve just finished reading it, and it’s everything I […]

Are you a Twitter Twit?

Last month, I shared a few of the mistakes I commonly see people making on LinkedIn. Because Twitter isn’t strictly for professional networking the way LinkedIn is, there are a lot more different approaches to using it, but you still need to make sure you’re not annoying other users, especially if you’re using it as […]

4 Steps to Sharing Great Content on Twitter

One of the worst things you can do on Twitter is treat it as your own personal advertising platform. No one minds a little shameless self-promotion, but Tweeting exclusively about your latest blog post or upcoming event is a good way to lose followers. On the other hand, when you regularly share content that’s neither […]

Five Tips for Protecting Your Privacy On the Web

For most of us, the internet is now our primary method of communicating with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. Although sometimes it seems like privacy is a thing of the past, it’s crucial that we never let our guard down. My guest today, Christopher Wallace, has some important advice to help us keep our information and […]

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