Archive for the ‘Social Media Advice’ Category

  • 12 Days of Social Media: Top Tips for LinkedIn

    Dec 24 2014
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    LinkedIn is the network I get the fewest questions about, so I tend to forget to write blog posts about it. On the second to last day of my 12 Days of Social Media, I thought it was high time I give you some of the best tips for making use of LinkedIn.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Blogs to Follow for Social Media Information

    Dec 23 2014
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    Social media simply changes too fast and too often for one person to know everything about every network. Here are some of the people/companies that I follow to keep up-to-date on the various networks and programs we all use and love/hate.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Twirp’s Favourite Hootsuite Features

    Dec 21 2014
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    Some of the best Hootsuite features have come along in just the past few months. Here’s a breakdown of some of my favourite Hootsuite features.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Top 10 Tips for Marketing your Business on Facebook

    Dec 20 2014
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    Every social media presentation I give participants ask which network they should focus on first, and many assume it’s Facebook. Chances are, for most small businesses, Facebook is going to be the first stop on your social media strategy. Here are some of my top tips for marketing your business on Facebook.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Social Media Myths Busted

    Dec 19 2014
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    I have come to understand that you only understand that which you have an express interest in understanding. Thus, I do not understand quantum physics, the legal aspects of a corporate takeover, or dog people (Cats rule, dogs drool. #SorryNotSorry). Similarly, many small business owners simply do not have the express interest in truly understanding the complexities of social media. Some simply want it to bring in the money and others just want someone else to handle it. This leads to a lot of misunderstanding about social media in general. Here are some of my favourite social media myths.

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  • 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: 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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