• 12 Days of Social Media: 12 Great Facebook Pages to Follow for Social Media Advice

    Dec 18 2014
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    So maybe you haven’t quite made it to Twitter yet and yesterday’s post listing 12 great Halifax Twitter accounts to follow wasn’t the best fit for you. Today’s post is all about Facebook. Whether you’re looking for local pages to follow (AHEM Twirp Communications), or sources of social media information, there is something for everyone on Facebook. Here are some great Pages to get you started.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: 12 Great Social Media Quotes

    Dec 17 2014
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    If you’re looking for some ideas to help convince your boss to let you bring the company into social media, these great social media quotes might help.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Favourite Halifax Twitter Accounts

    Dec 16 2014
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    Twitter still seems to be the mysterious social network for many new entrepreneurs. The @ and # symbols make it look like we’re speaking another language…and sometimes we are! Twitter is actually one of the easiest social networks to use, when you compare it to the complexity of Facebook or Linkedin, yet so many people are scared off by the symbols, acronyms, short-cut phrases and hashtags. Sometimes all you need is a good list of people to follow to get you going on Twitter.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: 12 Most Useful Social Media Blog Posts

    Dec 15 2014
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    The 12 Most Useful Social Media Blog Posts for small business owners to read if they’re doing their own social media. These are the blogs I often send out to clients and fans who are looking for answers to specific questions.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media Lists: 12 Most Popular Blog Posts

    Dec 14 2014
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    I was sitting in a meeting with a coaching client a couple of weeks ago when I gave her the idea of posting 12 days of blogs…and then I thought, hey, why don’t I do that, too? I have no idea if the client decided to go ahead with the plan, but I was determined. So here is the first of 12 posts, 12 days in a row, for your reading pleasure as things are winding down for the season at work.

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  • How to use Response Templates in Hootsuite

    Dec 03 2014
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    If you’re constantly giving the same basic reply to numerous tweets, the Hootsuite saved response templates can save you time!

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  • Get Your Supporters On-Board for Any Social Media Campaign

    Nov 19 2014
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    Having worked with several local Halifax charities on social media, I know that many board members are just scratching the surface of social media. They’ve just joined because they know they need to for their charity work. Or they’re only there to keep up on the antics of their children or grandchildren. If you want to have a successful social media campaign, whether it’s to raise funds, win a voting contest, crowdfund, sell event tickets or advocate for services, you need to ensure your supporters know what to do.

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  • How to use the New Hootsuite Facebook Albums Feature

    Nov 12 2014
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    Just yesterday I had a ‘hootgasam’… you know… where Hootsuite adds a new function and you get over-excited about it? I was working on community management for my clients, uploading photos for the specials later this week, when BAM, there was a new feature staring back at me.

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  • Winning Week: How to use #TBT to Get Your Message Across

    Oct 21 2014
    Anita Hovey

    Social media doesn’t have to be difficult. Sometimes the simplest things work the best. There are lots of memes and trends out there. I’m sure you can find one to fit your business or cause. You just need to get creative.

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  • Why Tweet? A Noob’s Perspective

    Oct 14 2014
    Natasha Marchewka

    For me, the pleasure and advantage of Twitter is sharing my interests in a way that creates a community feel.  Whether to my spiritual side or my business life, I can share things I’ve read, ideas, inspiration, or other people’s wisdom to the Twitterverse.

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