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3 Things You Should Never Do On Facebook

This blog is all about helping you market your business through social media, content marketing and public relations, but sometimes my posts will…
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Get Your Life Back: The 7 Biggest Tech Time Wasters and How to Beat Them

Technology is a beautiful thing. It can allow us to be more productive, more tuned in to work-related data and much more responsive.…
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How Google Works

I get a lot of questions from clients about how search engine optimization (SEO) works and what tips and tricks can help increase…
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Google+ Changes Header Graphic Design

Google+ is rolling out a new look for its header graphics on both business and individual pages. Here is a screenshot of a…
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Backlash Over Randi Zuckerberg’s Self-Promotional Veteran’s Day Tweet

File this in the “Think Before You Share” category. Randi Zuckerberg set off a Twitter firestorm earlier today when she posted a Veteran’s…
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The Danger of “Time Spent on Social” as a Qualifier

I read a great article on Forbes.com recently called “Should You Outsource Social Media Or Do It Yourself?” The article has some great…
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What’s New in Social Media: Pinterest Promoted Pins

In an effort to begin monetizing one of the most popular social networks in social media history, Pinterest announced yesterday that the company…
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New School vs. Old School: How New Media Billionaires Compare with Old Media Billionaires

We’ve heard a lot about the seemingly endless amount of money made by the founders of Google, Facebook and other new companies. Each…
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Facebook Hashtags 101

Almost six years after Chris Messina applied the hashtag concept to Twitter, and after other social networks followed suit, including Pinterest, Tumblr, and…
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Should My Business Use Front Flip? A Few Things You Should Know.

Yesterday, one of my clients in the Florida tourism industry told me she was approached by a company with a novel idea: We…
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Social Media Use by Demographic (Infographic)

Do you know which demographics use social media the most? It varies based on social network and the stats are very interesting. We’ve…
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4 Legitimate Google Reader Alternatives

When Google recently announced it would shut down its Reader service by June, backlash and revolt ensued, but many also questioned how many…
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Lessons From a Child Entrepreneur

Ever since I was a kid, I loved the idea of entrepreneurship. In elementary school, my younger brother and I drew and cut…
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