Social Media

16 Tips to Use LinkedIn Effectively

by Tony Shays May 6, 2012
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LinkedIn is an important asset to any business person. It can be used to find a job, attract customers, connect with business people and more. However, it’s only useful if you use it effectively. Here are 16 tips to help you get the most out of the social network.

1. Keep Your Name Consistent

The most important thing about choosing your name is consistency. You want your name to be exactly the same across all social networks and websites on which you post. …

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10 Staggering Facebook Statistics

by Alex DiVincenzo April 14, 2012
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Facebook is the second most-visited website on the internet, right behind Google. That alone is an impressive figure, but let’s delve a little deeper into its staggering usage.

Here are some more interesting facts about the social networking giant. These stats come straight from Facebook itself. The numbers are approximate, of course, but they are accurate as of this month.

Facebook Facts

    Facebook has 526 million daily active users.
    Facebook has 901 million monthly active users.
    80% of Facebook’s monthly active users are outside the U.S. …

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4 More Tips to Build a Good Twitter Following

by Alex DiVincenzo March 26, 2012
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My post from last week, 4 Helpful Tips to Build a Good Twitter Following, should have gotten you on your way to building your followers on Twitter. Here are four additional tips to help you upon completing the first set.

#1 Make Your Tweets Interesting

If you followed the previous tips, you already have access to many accounts. Now you need to give them a reason to follow you. There is no better way to do so than to tweet interesting content. …

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4 Helpful Tips to Build a Good Twitter Following

by Alex DiVincenzo March 20, 2012
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Twitter is an invaluable asset to any small business. It may seem overwhelming at first, but if you put the effort in, you will build a strong group of followers that can lead to more business. I have put together this list of helpful Twitter tips in order to help you get there faster.

#1 Make an Engaging Profile

Your profile defines who you are on Twitter. People who stumble across your page will often use your profile as way to determine whether or not you’re worth following. …

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An Introduction to Twitter

by Tony Shays March 16, 2012
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With over 400 million users, Twitter is a valuable asset to any business, whether you run a traditional home based business or you are involved with a network marketing/multi-level marketing company.

While we highly recommend that you utilize Twitter, we caution you to take one step at a time. First, make sure you are using Facebook properly to grow your business, as it is the most used social networking website. Then learn the dos and don’ts of Twitter before you start “tweeting.”

Twitter is all about communication. …

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Social Media History

by Tony Shays March 13, 2012
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The history of social media begins with a tiny spark in 1971, when the first e-mail was sent. It grew very slowly for decades, but then it started to grow in the mid- to late-90s and has continued to skyrocket in popularity since.

The infographic below, created by Mashable, gives a quick but thorough history of social media through 2008.

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