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10 Essential Rules For Effective Facebook Marketing

10 Essential Rules for Facebook Marketing

Facebook marketing is an essential part of your social media mix. This week’s lead article covers several excellent “rules” for effective marketing on the world’s #1 social network. PLUS, take a look at the notes I typed up from the opening keynote by Mark Zuckerberg and team at the 6th annual f8 Facebook Developer Conference! (Embedded below). I have to say, I’m super excited about Facebook’s new MESSENGER BUSINESS – (coming soon!). Merchants will be able to

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Posted in Content Marketing, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Twitter

How To Write Perfect Headlines for Your Social Media Posts

Write Perfect Headlines for Social Media Posts

Copywriting is one of the TOP skills needed for social media success. Every post, tweet or status update is… a headline! Crafting a compelling headline is the first step in getting your social media posts read. Without one, many readers might skip over your content. “On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your

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Posted in Blogging, Content Marketing, Social Media

How To Double Your Twitter Followers In 5 Minutes A Day: The Social Scoop Issue 135

Double Your Twitter Followers in 5 Minutes A Day

Proactively growing your Twitter follower base has so many strategic advantages for your business. It won’t happen overnight, but it will happen over time with the right steps. This week’s top article includes an awesome infographic filled with practical, actionable tips for building your audience on Twitter. Check out the infographic embedded below and also broken down with specific tips for each step on AgoraPulse’s blog. Btw, I love that the most frequently used word in

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Posted in Content Marketing, Social Media, Twitter

4 Visual Storytelling Tactics To Boost Your Facebook Engagement: The Social Scoop Issue 134

4 Visual Storytelling Tactics To BOOST Your Facebook Engagement

Visual posts –­­ both photos and videos – get far better results than a text status update on Facebook. According to this week’s featured article from AdEspresso, posts with visuals result in 180 percent greater engagement. And, 93 percent of the most engaging Facebook posts are image posts! The blog version of this week’s edition of THE SOCIAL SCOOP weekly newsletter follows below! If you’re already subscribed, you’ll continue to receive The Social Scoop via

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Posted in Business Building Strategies, Content Marketing, Facebook Fan Pages, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips, Social Media

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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