The Most Embarrassing Corporate Social Media Mistakes

A VOIP company recently posted a video on its Facebook page. The video features some of its employees doing the “Harlem Shake.” Meanwhile customers are complaining – on the company’s Facebook page – that they’re not getting answers for their urgent requests. Social media platforms can help companies build brand awareness, power up their advertising […]

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Top 3 Social Networks to Monitor in 2013

2012 was a big year for social media. Facebook had its monumental IPO, Twitter strengthened its grip on the number two spot, and Pinterest stepped out as a legitimate force to be reckoned with. A lot went down, but what 2012 may be remembered most for is the year that brands stopped talking, and actually […]

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Risks of Logging Into Other Sites with Your Social Media Passwords

Convenience is king. We have the option of signing in to many Web sites – from blogs to online communities to business sites – by logging in with Facebook, Twitter, and many other social-media sites. But is it safe? Here’s the scenario: You occasionally visit “downloadsRus.org” (not a real site), but can’t seem to remember […]

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How Social Media is Changing the Way We Communicate

Before the internet, our social world probably consisted of family and friends. These friends might have been people we worked with, went to church with, worked out with, did crafts with, and generally those we met in life and managed to maintain a relationship with. If something happened, something big, these are the people we […]

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Are You Taking LinkedIn Seriously Enough?

Making fun of LinkedIn is pretty common. People will poke fun at it for being pointless, for flooding their inbox with emails about groups they don’t care about, or for bombarding them with invites from networking obsessives they don’t know. But there are a lot of benefits for LinkedIn users that these naysayers may not […]

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The Rise of Pinterest and Instagram

These days, it seems like everybody and their mother is on Pinterest and/or on Instagram. These sites allow users to share pictures that they have found, often accompanied by a few lines of text or a brief message within the picture itself. While it’s clear that everybody loves these sites, the big question is why, […]

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LinkedIn: Effective Group Management Tips

LinkedIn is a powerful tool to connect your business with other businesses or promote your own services or causes. Of late, LinkedIn Groups are becoming increasingly popular as businesses are finding out and making use of their true potential. There is not much information given on LinkedIn Groups on the Web or other articles. So I […]

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Making Time for Social Media and Your Site

The online world can be a great place to connect with others who have similar likes or goals to your own. For businesses, the web is the way to find new customers and clients. Of course, being on the web and being able to keep up with a blog and all of the social networking […]

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Staying Connected via Social Media: Is It Really Worth the Effort?

In today’s increasingly digital world, staying connected with friends and family is a simple task to accomplish. With social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube, you can chat with anyone from across the globe. Instead of waiting a week for a letter from your cousin to arrive in the mail, you can chat with […]

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Ways to Protect Your Twitter Account

No doubt about it. Twitter is a great and useful tool. It cuts down barriers and makes everyone from political leaders to reality TV stars accessible. It champions the everyman. It helps raise the profile of individuals, brands, issues and products alike. Got a campaign you want to back? Use Twitter. Need to do a […]

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