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Hashtag Monitoring Tools – 19 Best for Twitter

Learn what a Twitter hashtag is and the benefits of using hashtags for your on-line businesses communications. Hashtags are extremely useful social media tools that can help you get more exposure, improve your social media reach and create successful social media...

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Pulling the Pin on Pinterest Marketing

So you think you know social media. You’re on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and Twitter. You have a posting strategy, a style, a tone of voice, and are building an audience. Then along comes Pinterest, the fast-growing social network dedicated to helping consumers discover things they love.

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What I learned from my first 100 blog posts…

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams, Sixth US president . It’s hard to believe that has hit it’s 100th blog posting. I think it’s quite an achievement, …

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WTH? Social Media Hashtags Go Mainstream

Have you noticed how Hashtags have moved from obscure symbology to mainstream? Check out Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, with a clip on hash tagging just about everything. Hashtags began with Twitter, as a way for users to label tweets with a particular theme,...

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Learn Marketing from Bad Ads.

Ugly Ads UGH. Bad promotion is everywhere. Television. Radio. Magazines. E-mail. Snail mail. You name it…it’s everywhere. And it stands out and it sucks. Now on the other side of the equation….Good promotion is everywhere also. …

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Multi-Purposing Content: Smart, Fast & Easy

Remember that Michael Keaton movie Multiplicity, where he duplicates himself so that he can multi-task better between his wife and his job? His problem was that each clone was a little dumber than the first, so when the clones starting cloning themselves, well… you...

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