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Consumers Use Social Media to Find Service Providers, Survey Shows

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Consumers Use Social Media to Find Service Providers, Survey Shows

We look to Facebook to find out how our friends are doing. We turn to Twitter for news updates. And LinkedIn helps with our networking. But are these the places where we look for service providers?

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Get Set for Online Marketing Success Oct. 7th

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Get Set for Online Marketing Success Oct. 7th

ave you been neglecting your online marketing efforts because you don’t know where to get started or feel like you don’t have enough time?

I’ve teamed up with Tara Gearhart at tMedia Consulting to offer a seminar to make it easier. We will show you how to turn your website, blog and social media into powerful tools to generate new business leads.

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Adapting to Twitter Changes

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Adapting to Twitter Changes

It’s especially frustrating when you thought you were finally getting a handle on the nuances and starting to make headway on reaching your best audience.

This has happened with Twitter which said recently it will be making two alterations. The first is a move to reduce the number of notifications that pop up. It will be limited to those from people you’re following.

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Blogging and Social Media Workshop June 2

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Blogging and Social Media Workshop June 2

Why should you be blogging?

How does it fit with social media?

Who wants to hear what you have to say?

Come find the answers at a FREE blogging and social media workshop at the Enterprise Center at Salem State on June 2. You only have to get up a little early. We’re starting at 8:30 am.

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Why and How to Use Instagram

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Why and How to Use Instagram

If you like pictures or your business involves anything even remotely visual, then you should be looking at Instagram as you put together your social media plan.

Instagram is an easy-to-use photo sharing site. It’s a way to connect with like-minded people and to help people find you and figure out who you are.

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How to Use Photos to Get Attention

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How to Use Photos to Get Attention

As a writer, I love words. I can talk to you until the cows are bored about how important the words are and how to put them together to explain to your reader exactly what’s on your mind. And, as a writer, I want readers. And, readers are attracted by photos.

So, as you expand your blogging and social media efforts, learning about how to use photos matters as much as learning about how to use the words.

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Jump Start Your Blogging with Themes

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Jump Start Your Blogging with Themes

If you’re struggling with getting your blog started and keeping it up, rest assured that you are not alone. It’s a common concern. We get so busy with all of what we have to do that it slips on the priority list. One big reason is not having a clear sense of what you want to write about. If you don’t know what to write about, it’s extra hard to find (or take) the time.

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Why Brand Matters in Social Media

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Why Brand Matters in Social Media

What words describe your brand?

That is one of the most important questions you can answer before spending any time posting, tweeting or blogging. Why?

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Social Media Workshop March 11

Posted by on 10:49 am in Communication Strategy, Social Media Writing | 0 comments

I’ve been working a lot with business owners who want to get started on social media but are having a hard time finding the time or knowing where to start. They believe it’s important but they’re not sure what to expect.

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Are You Embarrassed by Your Blogging Skills? Here’s What to Do

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Confession: I didn’t make up that title. I don’t think I could have if I tried. I got it from a blog title generator.

http://tweakyourbiz.com/tools/title-generator/index.php

You put in a topic, it can be a noun or verb, and it comes up with titles for you. It will give you  a long list such as “Ten Ways to Make Your Blog Exciting” and “How to Gain Blog.” Some of them are pretty generic, some of them are don’t quite make sense, and a lot are the sort that you see all over the web these days.

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