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Social Media Marketing Myths Your Company Should Overcome – Search Engine Journal

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There is no shortage of advice about the role social media marketing should play in a company’s overall marketing plan. Unfortunately, that advice is often

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20 Instagram Apps to Enhance Your Photos and Videos

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Check out these cool apps to create and edit outstanding images and videos for Instagram.

 

Does your business use Instagram?

Are you looking for apps to help you create unique images and video for your Instagram feed?

In this article, you’ll find 20 apps that make it easy to create and edit outstanding images and videos for Instagram.

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Story as Strategy, How Social Storytelling Leads to Business

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Do you use storytelling in your business?

Are you wondering how to use stories in your social strategy?

Social Media Marketing Podcast 69, in this episode Gary Vaynerchuk Gary shares why storytelling is important for your business.

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5 Ways Twitter Chats Can Help Your Business

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Here are 5 ways you can use hashtag conversations with Twitter chats to achieve your marketing goals.

Does your business use Twitter?

Have you considered using Twitter chats as a marketing tool?

As the use of hashtags on Twitter continues to flourish, conversations built around specific hashtags—or Twitter chats—have become commonplace.

While you may be familiar with how to use Twitter chats for personal networking, you might not know they can also be used by brands to achieve business goals.

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Automate your social networks so you can put down your phone this Thanksgiving

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Don’t be that rude Thanksgiving Day guest who Instagrams everything yet barely talks to the people around them. These apps and work-arounds can help.

 

There’s only so much you can do about your guests’ behavior on Thanksgiving; if your 15 year-old cousin won’t stop Snapchatting his ugly mug making a lewd face next to the turkey, there’s not a whole lot to be done. Try as you might (and we do encourage you to try!), there’s really only one person whose Internet addiction you can control – your own.

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Could Instagram inspire the next Yelp?

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Will the next location review service take its cues from Instagram?

 

egardless of the politics surrounding the app, Yelp remains at the forefront of online and social location reviews. The platform has created something where users want to offer their content and engage, and even the more passive among us turn to the site for its reviews and recommendations.

Yelp has cornered this market for awhile now, edging out even flashier competitors like Foursquare (which has seen better days) and Gowalla (which saw better days, and was acquired by Facebook about two years ago). That doesn’t mean that challenges won’t rise up, however. Facebook intends to add a review button to Pages, and another surprising contender is just starting to peak at the possibilities of location suggestion: Instagram.

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How to get the most out of Pinterest for your small business

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Pinterest is famous for capturing the hearts of 18-year-old women everywhere, but it can actually be used to promote a small business.

Remember that guy who created the perfect wedding for his wife using her Pinterest? No. Well remember that time you got a bunch of new customers using Pinterest? You should. It’s happening, this internet giant is making the jump from time-waster to marketing tool with the rest of it’s social media friends, and it is time for all small business owners to get on board. 

Now before you completely write the rest of this article off saying, “But Pinterest is for pictures of wedding cake and dogs,” you’re right. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be used to bump up your business as well. It is okay to use Facebook and Twitter, why not just use the same log in and password on a different site? Just take a gander at these interesting uses for Pinterest and think about how they could make any business more awesome. 

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Content Curation Buyer’s Guide

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If you want to use content curation for your organization, but are not sure how it fits into your content marketing strategy, consider these four business benefits. Content Marketing Institute also…

How should I use content curation in my content marketing strategy?

This is a question we began hearing at Content Marketing Institute (CMI) five years ago, as content marketing started to get traction as a process within businesses. To this day, the term “content curation” continues to promote debate — even among content curation companies themselves.

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14 Brand Trends for 2014 – Business 2 Community

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Can you believe how quickly this year has gone by? And that it’s time to start thinking about what the focus will be in 2014?

The crazy thing is, as I look back at what I proposed as challenges for 2013, I wonder how many of them have actually been addressed or executed? I think companies still have their work cut out for them, but as the world turns, so arrives 2014. And with the new year come new trends that companies must try to keep up with.

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5 B2B Marketing Trends To Watch In 2014 – Business 2 Community

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In B2B marketing, 2013 was the year of content marketing, social media and marketing automation among other things. In 2014, we predict a continuation of these trends—along with some new trends and philosophical shifts that will make an impact.

See on www.business2community.com

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