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23 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Features You Should Know: The Social Scoop Issue 133

23 Little-Known Social Media Features

Many of the popular social media platforms regularly add helpful new features – but there isn’t always a big announcement, so it can be hard to keep up with these additions and changes! This week’s featured article is from HubSpot and details 20 features that you probably didn’t know existed on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest – but probably should! Plus, I rounded up a further 3 Facebook features to add to the mix. For instance, did you know

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Posted in Content Marketing, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Pinterest Marketing, Social Media, Twitter

Top Five Facebook Updates and Marketing Tips: The Social Scoop Issue 132

Top 5 Facebook Updates & Marketing Tips

As you know, there’s always something new to keep up with when it comes to managing your business presence on Facebook. In this week’s issue of The Social Scoop, for our #1 featured article, I’ve rounded up not one but FIVE Facebook-related articles pertaining to recent changes as well as suggestions for improving your results. In fact, my blog post title here is a smidge mis-leading because the five featured articles actually include 6 Facebook updates, 23

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Posted in Content Marketing, Facebook Fan Pages, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips

Sensible Social Media Checklist for Businesses: The Social Scoop Issue 131

Sensible Social Media Checklist for Business

Could you use a simple checklist for your social media activity? Look no further, I’ve found an awesome one for you! Check out this week’s top pick from The Social Scoop newsletter: a wonderful, colorful checklist/infographic from The Whole Brain Group [embedded below and you can also download a printable version here.] I’ve always been a fan of creating simple systems to manage the complex. And, I’m sure you’ll agree, social media marketing is certainly one of the

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Posted in Content Marketing, Social Media

Why Newsletters Are The Future Of Online Media: The Social Scoop Issue 130

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Hello world! Every week, for the past two-and-a-half years, I’ve published an email newsletter – called THE SOCIAL SCOOP.  I include my top selections of “OPC” – that is, I curate other people’s content on social media marketing, business building, productivity and other related subjects, along with my own words of wisdom! I have my own favorite small selection of regular email newsletters, several of them daily, that I actually look forward to and always open!

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Posted in Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Social Media

9 Steps To Creating Engaging Content [INFOGRAPHIC]

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[Guest blog post by Craig Silverman]: Great content can spark engagement, foster relationships and generate new leads. It can also help to establish you as a thought leader. Content is seemingly the gateway to a new world of success for every professional and business. You must have a plan in place that helps you to regularly produce quality content for your marketing. But how? There is a simple, proven path that anyone can follow to

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How To Succeed At Relationship Marketing With One Simple, Universal Method

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[Guest blog post by Jay Baer]: Every day, consumers get overwhelmed by a flood of  invitations on the web from hundreds of companies asking them for likes, follows, clicks, shares, comments and attention. These invitations are in addition to all the legacy advertising that constantly bombards us, too. There are two major ways for companies to break through in this competitive cacophony: Be “AMAZING.” Be USEFUL. You’ll find tons of books out there that tell

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Posted in Business Building Strategies, Content Marketing, Relationship Marketing, Social Media