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Business is an industry that is all about adapting to changes. Because the flow of consumer popularity and need will shift at least to some degree over time, the best thing that you can do is keep on top of those changes. This used to be a full time job, one given to marketers whom you had to hire to stay up to date on the latest and greatest trends and who also submitted a report with a marketing proposal that would cost a lot of money and may or many not be effective. But once again, business has changed. [&hellip

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When using social media to market your brand or business, your goal should not be to gather as many fans and followers as possible. Rather, your goal should be to create a trust-filled relationship through listening and conversing. Before creating a social network account, make sure to establish what you need to know before entering the social media world. The following ten tips will help you start an effective conversation using social media. 1. Politeness & respect Starting off, all conversations using social media should have the same customs of face-to-face conversation. Overall, this involves being polite, respectful, and open to any [&hellip

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Social media is the new word of mouth, and promoting an event can be easier than ever if you know where to go and what to do online. The Internet gives an event promoter access to the entire world, and social media allows the promoter to filter their online marketing to hit exactly the demographic that they want. Here are five ways to get them offline by finding them online – using social media to promote your offline event! 1. Blog, blog, blog. People use social media to filter their intake of information online. As the Internet gets more and [&hellip

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Are you still starting out with your small business? Do you have anything in mind as a means of advertising your business? If you answered yes to these questions, you might want to try social media marketing for a change. TV, radio, and print ads’ hay days have gone by. The “in” thing right now is internet marketing particularly the social media marketing. Why? The reason is that most people are glued to their computer or hand held devices that have access to the internet. You can now send your message across through social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and [&hellip

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When it comes to job searching/applying and the connection to social media, 9 times out of 10 all we’re told is that we need to clean up our social media profiles.  We should take down the inappropriate partying photos.  We must clean up the posts and tweets that might be offensive.  We better check out who we “like” and make sure they’re not “distasteful.”  But, what if you could harness the world of social media and stop looking at it in terms of ensuring it doesn’t hinder you from getting a job, but instead, start looking at it as a [&hellip

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Today most every company of any size is actively engaged in the use of various social media platforms to increase their business. Corporations seem to be trained, crafted, and controlled as much as a politician. Much of this has to do with the information age where everything is right at your fingertips. Officials, whether it’s for a company or government, have to be incredibly careful with what they say and how they say it because, as social media has taught us, you can get in hot water really quickly. There are many things that can cause a social media disaster [&hellip

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If you happened to miss the news regarding Facebook’s smear campaign against Google, you either haven’t had Internet connection or have somehow ignored the news stories on just about every website and news channel. The story at its core touches on our concerns for personal privacy. Facebook admitted to hiring Burston-Marseller, a nationally recognized PR company to spread lies about Google. According to Guardian news, the writers for Burston Marseller pitched stories about Google’s new social networking tool Social Circle, claiming “The American people must be made aware of the now immediate intrusions into their deeply personal lives Google is [&hellip

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