It’s not easy to keep a sense of balance when you’re immersed in learning about and applying social media in your business. Even though Stephen Colbert was making fun of Social Networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare and services like Gmail. I must admit that he has few valid points as to how are we […]
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Twitter as Marketing Tool for Small Business Itâs pretty common. A small business owner comes to us looking for help promoting his or her business. We suggest using Twitter as a way to find new leads, build relationships and as an overall way to cost effectively market their business. The small business owner then turns […]
Image via Wikipedia Facebook 101: Comprehensive Guide to Facebook for Business When Mari Smith’s article was published at Social Media Examiner today, the site was toppled with a stampede of traffic, Tweeting and Liking. You DO need to check out this guide to Facebook for business. Make sure to take note of the Six Step […]
Facebook for Business Masterclass Includes a Participant Workbook & DVD; with checklists, sample web pages, templates, audio interviews. Sign up by July 17 for July’s class and by Aug. 14 for August class and receive a free 30-minute laser coaching session as a bonus (a $50 value). 2-part Masterclass held on Saturdayâs â 10:00 to […]
Don’t Rely on Facebook…. ….or any other social networking site to: 1. Be private. Follow Shama Hyder Kabani’s advice (in video below created May 2010) and consider all information and content you post on Facebook to be PUBLIC, not private. Want to keep it private, keep it off Facebook. 2. Stay the same. Social networking […]
Christie Taylor over at JumpStart eMarketing did a review of an article by very well known social media expert Tom Raftery. His article: 15 Twitter Tips for Beginners.Â (Updated Twitter Tips for Beginners, Feb. 2011) (He did an excellent job with providing some useful tips on how to get the most out of using Twitter […]
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Date: Monday, April 26 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Ground Floor, 1105-1121 N State StreetâState and Maple! , Bellingham – There will be a sign outside door. There is street parking and parking in the Bellingham Herald parking lot next door. RSVP: via Facebook Should You Hop on the Social Media Train? The […]
Why social media marketing for small business? Are you using social media marketing strategies and tools to build your local business, to market your products, programs and services, to serve your customers? Your competitors are. They are making sure their customers(and potential customers) are served 24/7.