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Resist Isolation…There’s strength in connection


“Resist Isolation…There’s strength in connection!”

I just love this graphic! Connections often are unseen resources created by reaching out to those around you who share your values and space.

Reach out to someone today…after all, isn’t that what ‘social’ media is all about? 😉

Community connections strengthen you...

There’s STRENGTH in CONNECTION!

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How Can I Help You Be More Successful in Your Marketing?


I help busy entrepreneurs set up step-by-step marketing systems.

What Marketing Improvement Would Be Worth $30 and One Hour to Have Completed?

Small companies tend to have more limited budgets. To help with that, I like to break down larger systems into their smaller components. This provides the opportunity for smaller companies to assemble their own customized marketing system in small steps, rather than having to risk a huge initial investment in time and money.

I’m putting together some new 60-minute online marketing workshops, so I’m looking to offer you the most help and value I can for an affordable price. I find that I’m able to offer even more value by leveraging my time in an online group setting.

In this workshop, I will actually walk you through a process so that, by the end of the hour, you will actually HAVE SOMETHING DONE AND IN PLACE. Learning new information is fun, but busy entrepreneurs sometimes just need to get things done, rather than just spending an hour and $30 learning about it, just to have to spend more time actually figuring out how to put your new knowledge into action. 😉

Which of these (choose as many as you like or add your own ‘Other’) do you need right now and would be worth $20-$30 to get done in a 60-minute online group workshop setting?

5 Ways to Blog From Your Mobile Device


Blogging while mobile…it may be easier than you realize.
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Blogging while mobile...it may be easier than you realize.

Blogging while mobile…it may be easier than you realize.

Steer clear of these 15 social media mistakes


Steer clear of these 15 social media mistakes
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Mistake 5 of 15… Not using a consistent voice.

Use a business’s Twitter account for business, not personal anecdotes. While unique, funny and chatty messages can make a Twitter account seem more human, getting into arguments, insulting other brands or advancing executives’ unrelated interests pushes the platform off-message and can create backlash.

But brands shouldn’t sound like robots, either. Repeatedly sending out the same messages can create ill will from consumers. The key is to find a happy middle ground where the brand’s voice is consistent, caring and human.

Are You Following the Social Media Rule of Thirds?


AUTHOR: Hootsuite
EXPANDED POST: http://blog.hootsuite.com/social-media-rule-of-thirds/

I’m great at #2, but think my #3 needs some work. 😉

FLASH VIEW:
Social Media Rule of Thirds

What is Social Media’s Rule of Thirds?

  • ⅓ of your social content promotes your business, converts readers, and generates profit.
  • ⅓ of your social content should surface and share ideas and stories from thought leaders in your industry or like-minded businesses.
  • ⅓ of your social content should be based on personal interactions and build your personal brand.
  1. Put your Pride Aside and Share Another Business’s Content
  2. Why is sharing outsider content by other businesses or thought leaders so important?
  3. Make Lists: Create lists of influencers, competitors, industry keywords and thought leaders
  4. Set up Streams: Multiple streams simplify your listening opportunities
  5. Use Multiple Re-Tweet Styles
  6. Getting personal on social media
  7. Listen and engage with your community

 

18 Social Media Marketing Tips From the Pros |


My favorites are 4 and 6 here http://buff.ly/1iZ9VzK on how to ConnectWith™ more clients using #socialmedia. What’s your favorite?
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6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals


AUTHOR: SocialMediaExaminer
EXPANDED POST: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/create-graphics-for-social-media/

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FLASH VIEW:
#1: Use PicMonkey’s Online Photo Editor.
PicMonkey‘s free option has a wide variety of frames, special effects and font types to choose from.

#2: Express Yourself Through Photos and Creations on LiveLuvCreate.
LiveLuvCreate is an image-creation website most anyone will find easy to use.

#3: Create Your Own Designs With Canva.
Canva is a free application that offers a myriad of graphic types for use in everything from presentations and posters, to business cards and invitations. For social media use, consider Canva to help you design Facebook cover photos and blog images.

#4: Use Image and Photo Editing Software From Paint.NET.
If you want some of PhotoShop’s capabilities, check out Paint.NET as an alternative.

#5: Design Unique and Compelling Presentations With PowerPoint.
It may come as a surprise to see PowerPoint on this list, but it offers another easy way to create social media images.

 

A Guided Tour of Facebook Insights: The Best Time to Post on Facebook


A Guided Tour of Facebook Insights: The Best Time to Post on Facebook
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Social Profit System 2014 – Free Webinar with Mari Smith!


RT Irina Jordan Dennis J. Smith If you missed the Mari Smith webinar today. Here’s the Slideshare. #sps14
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I had someone send me this webinar (on demand) link on The Power of Pinning. How to get more traffic thru Pinterest. Looks interesting. Comment below if you’re interested in getting my notes after I attend this afternoon.
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