Content Marketing & Social Media for Small Businesses

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @TedRubin. Ted Rubin is a leading Social Marketing Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Brand Evangelist, and Acting CMO of Brand Innovators. Many people in the social media world know Ted […]

Facebook for Small Businesses

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @MariSmith. Often referred to as “the Queen of Facebook,” Mari Smith is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on […]

How to Use Google+ to Increase Organic Search Traffic

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Guest Article Google+ is Integrated with Google Search We’ve all heard Google+ is a ghost town. While strictly speaking this is not true (per Statista.com, as of March 2015 Google+ has more users than Twitter), it’s also not relevant. Google+ has one advantage the other social media platforms lack, and that is the rules for […]

5 Social Media Tools that Will Increase Your Productivity

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Guest Article Generating results from social media takes time. However, as a small business owner, time is our most important commodity. Whether you are managing social media accounts or one of your employees, you should always aim to maximize productivity. Here are 5 social media tools that will increase your productivity: LikeAlyzer Facebook’s evolving algorithm […]

7 Ways to Compete for Your Target Audience with Facebook Ads

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As Facebook’s reach continues to expand, more and more small businesses have Facebook Pages. In fact, a whopping 30 million businesses have a presence on Facebook. Facebook maintains its advantage in providing you with a great way to organically interact with a sophisticated and active audience. One of the best ways to leverage the social […]

How To Select The Right Social Media Platform For Your Target Market

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Guest Article A myriad of social media platforms exist on the internet nowadays, each appealing to a slightly different demographic and range of interests. Effectively leveraging the relevant platforms can be a huge boon to any business, but there is a careful balance to be struck between effective social media use and spreading yourself too […]

Engage Your Customers on Twitter in Just 30 Minutes a Day

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Social media has revolutionized the face of customer engagement because of how easy it is for people to connect with one another. Nonetheless as an entrepreneur, your time is extremely valuable and you want to get the most out of your social media efforts. I believe you should focus on one social media account to […]

30 Blog Ideas That Will Jumpstart Your Content Strategy

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If you’re like every other person who blogs out there, sometimes the well runs dry for content ideas. It’s challenging to constantly come up with a steady stream of great topics. You’ve got enough on your plate, and adding idea generation to that list is understandably a challenge from time to time. Fortunately for you, […]

How Google My Business Works for Your Small Business

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Guest Article Google recently rolled out an upgrade to the Google+ dashboard called Google My Business.  Active Google+ users may have noticed this upgrade in the top right hand corner of their Google+ page next to the +Name and before the notifications bell.  The icon appears as a small set of nine squares and when […]

Boost Your Small Business Brand with Pinterest

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By now we have all heard about Pinterest and the amazing growth the social media network has demonstrated over the last year. Interest in Pinterest is still building and growing, and it appears to be here for the long haul, at least according to the 70 million users who enjoy pinning images ranging from fashion to […]