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Category: Social Media
09 Jan 2017

3 Huge Social Networks That Were Discontinued in 2016 (Plus More to Go in 2017)

Social media world is always changing. We see new platforms emerge and go on a monthly basis. I am personally always sad to see platforms go because I realize there are teams and hard work behind each project but life is life. It never stops! Here are the three we saw go in 2016: Blab Blab used to be the best Google Hangout on Air alternative out there. Sleek, simple… [Read More…]


03 Jan 2017

5 Creative Ideas to Promote Your Product on Twitter

Tweeting is much more than posting 140 characters in hopes someone out there will read and click the link. Twitter has gone far beyond its original 140-character limit. These days you can upload images and videos and play with different formats and packaging. Tweeting about your products or offers is perfectly fine. It’s OK to use your own Twitter account to promote your business: Most of brands do that tweeting… [Read More…]


19 Dec 2016

6 Ways Brands Are Using Twitter Moments

In an effort to encourage users to better curate Tweets, this year Twitter has introduced their Moments feature allowing anyone to collect Twitter updates in a rich embeddable page. If a Twitter profile has Moments created, they will have a new tab on their profile called, unsurprisingly, “Moments” The blog post announcing Moments explains: Every day, people share hundreds of millions of Tweets. Among them are things you can’t experience… [Read More…]


05 Dec 2016

3 Tools to Access and Search Your Personal Twitter Archives

As unbelievable as it sounds Twitter is over ten years old. This is a ton of information. And even though it may feel like yesterday, most of us have joined Twitter years ago. How often do you look back? Do you know if it’s even possible? Today’s round up has three tools allowing you to go back in time and access your personal Twitter archives. TweetStory Do you like “On… [Read More…]


28 Nov 2016

8 Crazy Useful Instagram Hacks To Try Right Now

Instagram has become one of the hottest social networks around. But did you know you can do more than just post photos? Here are eight insanely, awesomely helpful hacks to try right now. Change The Format Of Your Picture Once upon a time you could only use squares for your Instagram photos. Which was a real pain if you wanted something that didn’t fit well within those confines. Now you… [Read More…]


20 Nov 2016

The 10 Most Useful Twitter Tools and Chrome Extensions

With news of Vine’s demise recently announced, the question of the next big thing has been on everyone’s minds. What will Twitter come up with next? Will it turn a medium on its head in the way Vine’s little looping 6-second clips managed to do? Will it launch something incredible and life changing? It will be awhile before we can find out about their next move. But whatever happens, I… [Read More…]


07 Nov 2016

How Businesses Can Use Instagram Drafts Feature

Instagram is quickly becoming the platform to beat in the world of social media. As of 2016, there are 500 million active users. While the applications are still not as solidified in the marketing niche as you see with Facebook and Twitter, it has becoming a uniquely valuable tools for brands looking to appeal to a generation moving further away from the standard networks. New Features Unrolled On Instagram: Saved… [Read More…]


01 Nov 2016

The Twitter Logo Redesign By Who Might Buy It (Eventually)

It’s no secret that Twitter has been having difficulty trying to sell itself. Once Salesforce opted out of making a bid on the social media platform in early October, its future started to become uncertain. Companies once rumored to be interested, such as Google, Facebook, and even Disney, have all since revealed that they have no plans to place a bid. While Twitter continues its desperate search, we decided to… [Read More…]


17 Oct 2016

How and Why to Plan Your Holiday Social Media Calendar

It is hard to believe it, but the holidays are already fast approaching. It seems like yesterday that the summer sun was blazing above us, but Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner, followed by a brand new year. Do you have your social media posts planned for those months yet? I know, I know… you are thinking I am crazy, right? How could I be asking you about… [Read More…]


03 Oct 2016

3 Tools to Boost Social Media Traffic Conversions

Social media traffic is fairly easy and quick to generate. Facebook and Instagram ads, Twitter influencer campaigns, Tweet chats, etc. – there are tons of ways to drive quick traffic from social media. Social media traffic is tough to convert though. Social media users are lurkers: They were not looking for answers when browsing the web (unlike Google searchers). They seldom have time to pay attention. It takes a serious… [Read More…]


27 Sep 2016

3 Ways Twitter Update Will Change the Way You Tweet

A few days ago Twitter finally introduced its long-awaited “longer tweets” update. But how much do we really know about what really had changed? Say more about what’s happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. pic.twitter.com/I9pUC0NdZC — Twitter (@twitter) September 19, 2016 Apart from the basic and the most important news that we can now type more before tweeting,… [Read More…]


19 Sep 2016

How To Make LinkedIn Your Newest Prospecting Tool

Linkedin is one of the most undervalued social media networks. Yet, it has great potential for lots of goals, including prospecting. Prospecting has become easier than ever on the social network, and the huge amount of information people provide makes it a unique source for those who use it right. Here is how you can use LinkedIn for the ultimate prospecting tool. Keep an Eye On Visitors You can see… [Read More…]


12 Sep 2016

How to Turn Twitter Into a Prospecting Super Tool

Twitter can be used for pretty much anything. You can launch a political campaign, start a non-profit hashtag movement, spy on your competitor, track down your long lost friend… it is a world of opportunities on a single open platform. It is no surprise that people have been turning to it for professional uses over the years. Prospecting is one that has been a little controversial, with some claiming it… [Read More…]