In online terms, social media customer service is a low hanging business fruit and an area where you can steal a march on your competitors during 2015.

Usually around this time of year, I write about those online marketing trends that I expect to feature heavily during the following year. Howeve Read More

Word of Mouth: It Still Matters!

Word of Mouth: It Still Matters! Avatar Posted by cendrinemedia under Social Media
From https://www.linkedin.com 84 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on December 14, 2014 9:29 am
My first visit to À l'Épi de Blé, one of the few French bakeries in Winnipeg, dates back to 2012. I went there because on the recommendation of a friend. Read More

Facebook Restricts Posts that are "Salesy" in 2015

Facebook Restricts Posts that are \"Salesy\" in 2015 Avatar Posted by tuckerleroy under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 82 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on December 14, 2014 8:32 am
The Wall Street Journal reports that in 2015, Facebook will restrict the commercial posts Facebook allows on pages. While this move will affect all businesses, especially small businesses, there’s several things small business owners can do. Read More
If you want to build a membership site to launch your online training but have financial constraints, I have a plan for you.

Use a Google+ Private Community.

You’ll not only build a membership site, you’ll also build a following and thus grow your business.

But there's a caveat ... Read More

Rignite: A Social Media Management Tool [Review]

Rignite: A Social Media Management Tool [Review] Avatar Posted by Ileane under Social Media
From http://basicblogtips.com 83 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on December 13, 2014 4:43 pm
It’s always interesting to try new social media management tools, so I was thrilled to get the chance to test Rignite. While the tool is aimed predominantly at enterprises, bloggers can try it for free (I’ll tell you how later in the review). Check out the key features of Rignite in this review by Read More
You might have several social media campaigns in place, but have you ever wondered how effective they really are? It is highly likely that you currently have multiple social media campaigns that require a lot of your time and money, but how do you determine when it is time to pull the plug on a soc Read More

The Evolution of Social Media Since 2004 [Infographic]

The Evolution of Social Media Since 2004 [Infographic] Avatar Posted by JBthomas under Social Media
From http://blog.hubspot.com 85 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on December 11, 2014 11:07 am
Check out how social media has evolved in the last 10 years and what each social network's usage stats look like now. Read More

Things You Need To Know This Week - December 5, 2014

Things You Need To Know This Week - December 5, 2014 Avatar Posted by mmangen under Social Media
From http://www.v3im.com 85 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on December 10, 2014 8:43 pm
Facebook and ABC partners to bring you the news, Twitter makes it easier to report harassment and results of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are out and much more Read More

Est. a Mobile Nordic Lite Co. in Estonia? [podcast]

Est. a Mobile Nordic Lite Co. in Estonia? [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://trendpal.tumblr.com 85 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on December 10, 2014 11:51 am
Episode 18 of TrendPal podcast with Lotta Gergils Aston and Martin Lindeskog: Est. a Mobile Nordic Lite Co. in Estonia?

Show notes:

- This Luxury Hotel Lets You Stay For Free If You’re Popular On Social Media - MTV
- Your Social Network As Currency - Nordic Light Hotel
- Mai-Li Hammagren, Read More

Keys to Monitoring Your Social Media

Keys to Monitoring Your Social Media Avatar Posted by SeanGallahar under Social Media
From http://www.i7marketing.com 85 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on December 10, 2014 9:13 am
There is no substitute in price for a peace of mind when you know the tools you paid for are doing the work they are designed to do for you so you can have an extra hour of sleep at night, an extra time to make some calls, or extra time with the family. Read More

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

While health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following …
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Kelvin Cech @FunctionWriting Lives Solopreneur Dream

Sometimes it's easy to forget, but a little over a year ago, Kelvin Cech was stuck grinding out copy for a small sports … More
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