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Category: Social Media
10 Nov 2014

Why Become a Social Media Network Early Adopter?

This autumn has introduced us to the new social media platforms – Ello and Tsu – both predicted to be Facebook killers (which we are all understandably skeptical about). But the dubious potential to kill Facebook isn’t really why both startups spur my interest: They both bring something new to the table, something that can change the social media world as we know it: Tsu shares its advertising revenue with…

13 Oct 2014

10 Best Tweeting Tips to Take Home

Twitter is the number one tool for marketers everywhere. Yes, there are plenty of posts out there talking about other platforms, including somewhat more obscure ones. But we all know the truth: Twitter is King. It has a huge audience, an open platform, and an endless wave of opportunities for use. It is the perfect tool to be seen. When you use it, you have to stand out from the…

06 Oct 2014

A Detailed Look Into Instagram Hashtags

Hashtags are pretty much a permanent feature on the Internet now. We use them on social networks, and even on sites where they don’t work the way they were intended. That is just a part of the overall appeal… they have multiple purposes, one purpose decided through popular culture and the way users decided they wanted to apply it. While being around for ages, Instagram seems to really pick up…

29 Sep 2014

Quick Tip: How to Plus ANY Update as a Business Page on Google Plus

Switching between your personal account and your business page on Google Plus is not as easy and transparent as you may have thought (Facebook is doing a better job at that since recently). To act as a page where you have managing rights, you first need to click “Manage this page” ..and after that many people find themselves a bit lost: How to get back to actually me? How to…

08 Sep 2014

2 Awesome Twitter Search Tools That Give You What Twitter Lacks

I love Twitter. That was almost love at the first sight. It’s a great idea which became awesome thanks to all the apps that completed it. Here are two absolutely fantastic tools that have some really basic functionality Twitter still lacks: Snapbird: Better search Snapbird functionality is so cool that I am surprised Twitter doesn’t offer anything like that: Search your or anyone’s favorites There are lots of ways to…

02 Sep 2014

How to Stay on Top of Your Pinterest Activity

Pinterest has proven to be absolutely awesome for marketing. With its business offering, it’s going to be even more efficient, so if you are not yet utilizing Pinterest, it’s time that you start playing with it! Here are a few tools to easily keep on top with your (and your team’s) Pinterest progress: Pinterest Notifications I’ve done a separate article looking at Pinterest notifications. It’s by far the best way…

29 Jul 2014

So, What’s The Right Time To Tweet?

Successful tweeters become so because they learn to carve out a following, big or small, using what works best for themselves. Part of that is through a solid engagement strategy, and through sharing relevant content. There are dozens of little things that count: Hashtags that increase the exposure of your tweet, the use of visual tweets, people your tweet is reaching at this very time. With some platforms, such as…

22 Jul 2014

Two Tips to Declutter Email Inbox for the Social Media Marketer

Email inbox is the huge part of my productivity. I am using it as a task manager: it is easy to sort and organize email messages as separate tasks (with Thunderbird, I can also bring it to my desktop, and enjoy more flexibility with options). However as an active social media user, I have to deal with hundreds of automated email notifications and alerts daily (and on busy days even…

01 Jul 2014

5 Ways To Save Time This Week

All of us could use some extra time, right? Even if is to sun bathe and take advantage of beautiful weather. Many of the tools I’m going to suggest are tools that you are not only familiar with, but probably already using. And, you probably already realize that they are a time saver. Let’s list them and get those creative juices flowing and maybe you can identify areas where you…

23 Jun 2014

How Pinterest Notifications Work (+ How to Interact on Pinterest)

I have already did detailed tutorials of making the most of Google Plus notifications as well as managing your Twitter notifications with Tweetdeck. Today I’ll follow up on the topic describing Pinterest notifications (as I already covered how great Pinterest is for marketing!) but first let’s sum up all the three for your convenience: Google Plus Twitter Pinterest Notifies of… When you are added to circles, when you are tagged,…

20 Jun 2014

Facebook Notifications: Keeping You Caught Up and Providing Social Engagement Opportunities

Continuing in Ann’s series on notifications, let’s take a look at Facebook and how Facebook keeps us informed and ready to engage. But, first, get caught up in this series by reading these wonderful articles by Ann Smarty herself: How To Manage Twitter Notifications with Tweetdeck How Google Plus Notifications Work: Who You Can Reach on Google+ The Notifications Bar in Facebook Before digging into just the notifications, let’s look…

09 Jun 2014

The Beauty of Marketing on Pinterest: Numbers and Examples

When Pinterest became fairly known, it was impossible to suspect the impact it would have on the social sphere. Now, a few years later, it has become the fastest growing social network in history. Integration with websites is common place, brands have adopted it as their new go-to marketing platform, and the userbase keeps on growing. If you want to see the power behind Pinterest traffic, you only have to…

02 Jun 2014

How To Manage Twitter Notifications with Tweetdeck

Last week I started a mini-series on making the most of your social media notifications by describing how Google Plus notifications work and how you can better reach out to your followers. This time I am following up with Twitter notifications but not web-based version of it and I’ll explain why. Of all major social media networks, I am most active at Twitter thanks to having it on my desktop….