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Do I Really Need to Post During Summer Vacation?

for many businesses, especially consultants, summer is traditionally a slower time for business as many clients are on vacation themselves, or herding their children off to summer activities. As a social media consultant, I definitely see a major slow down over the months of summer and I try to [...]

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Facebook Business Page: Common Gaps by Small Businesses

For all those who are just now joining the social media revolution, and for those who are taking a business into the social realm for the first time, here are a few things to check out to make the most of the opportunity you have on Facebook.

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Social Media Marketing World 2016: Top Takeaways

For the second year, I've been fortunate to attend Social Media Examiner's annual conference, Social Media Marketing World. Last year I focused my time on learning more about Instagram and SEO. This year I focused on Snapchat and storytelling. What a difference a year can make! Here are my [...]

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Content Strategy: To Educate

In my last blog post, I talked about content strategy for building your expert status. Perhaps that isn't your goal and instead you are trying to educate your followers about something. Building content that educates can look very different from content that builds reputation. Here are some ideas for [...]