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12 Days of Social Media: Social Media Myths Busted

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 [...]

Social Media for Business–Radio Interview

In case you missed it, I had the opportunity to chat with Erin Trafford of News 95.7 in Halifax this morning. We chatted about social media use in Atlantic Canada, Facebook and Twitter specifically. They were kind enough to send me a copy of the interview so I could [...]

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Book Review: LinkedIn for Dummies

I know a lot of you are struggling with social media for your business. You're trying to do it all and you keep getting little bits of information and strategy from people like me and industry blogs. Wouldn't it be great if you could get all the info you [...]

Creating a Business Event Listing on LinkedIn–5 Minute Friday Video Tutorial

If you are involved in any upcoming business events, don't forget about promoting them on LinkedIn. Many of your connections on LinkedIn may not be checking out events on Facebook or hearing about them on Twitter, so cover your bases. It's very simple to set up and can help [...]

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12 Most Compelling Reasons to Use Hootsuite

Social media is really no longer a choice for business owners. Every business needs to be doing something in the social media arena, and very likely more participating in more than one social network. Whether a business is marketing to other businesses or to consumers, potential customers are online [...]

10 Minutes a Day to do Social for Business?

Recently I found this interesting e-mail in my inbox. The subject line (It only takes 10 minutes to have success in social media) really intrigued me as I often hear about these 10 minutes a day plans...heck...I even gave an example of my own of how I thought you [...]

Coach Twirp: Your Social Media Coach and Manager

How to Recycle Blog Content – 5 Minute Friday Video Tutorial for Business

Can you afford to spend just five minutes on a Friday watching a video that will help you with your social media management? Can you afford NOT to? Come back to the Twirp Communications blog every second Friday for just five minutes and walk away with a practical skill [...]