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Social Media Contests & Promotions: June 2014 Apps Roundup

Posted by Hunter Boyle on 06/03/2014

Sweepstakes, giveaways and contests are a powerful way to boost your subscriber lists, engage with customers, and take your marketing campaigns to the next level. And that’s why this month’s roundup is all about apps that help you use social media and contests more effectively in conjunction with your email efforts. Thanks to your glowing […]


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You’re Doing It Wrong: 4 Tips For Better Social Media Engagement

Posted by Brandon Olson on 04/29/2014

Did you know only 1 out of 5 customer inquiries on Twitter and Facebook receives a response from a brand or business? Even when they are answered, the average response time is a dreadful 11 hours. What a shame. So many missing major opportunities – for new business, to save business, and to learn what […]


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Exclusive Research: How Do Millennials Use Technology?

Posted by Justin Premick on 04/21/2014

You’ve seen them: in cars, in coffeeshops, and in countless articles trying to explain what they do and why they do it. Millennials are everywhere. For marketers, they’ve become a hot topic of discussion over the past few years. And no wonder: Millennials have hit the workforce and will continue to do so for the […]


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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s New Ad Structure

Posted by Brandon Olson on 04/11/2014

Facebook is shaking things up yet again – this time on the advertising front with its new structure to advertising campaigns. They’re making it easier to organize, optimize and measure your ads. Easier is good, but anytime you’re going to spend money advertising your business, you want to have a clear picture of how your […]


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How To Prepare For The New Facebook Page Design

Posted by Brandon Olson on 03/17/2014

Facebook began rolling out a new design for Pages last week. The intention is to make it easier for people to find the information they want and to help Page owners access the tools they use most. With the new design, there are some great benefits as well as some drawbacks. We’re here to give […]


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#AWeberHour Twitter Chat Recap: Using Social Media + Email To Launch A Business

Posted by Brandon Olson on 02/10/2014

We recently chatted with Michael Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner, during our monthly #AWeberHour Twitter Chat. Michael shared tips on using social media and email to launch a business or product. Here are 4 things I learned about launching a business using social media and email marketing. (Keep an eye out for the cow […]


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Facebook: Friends’ Posts Trump Marketing Messages

Posted by Joe Cotellese on 01/29/2014

Facebook Pages are a great way to connect with your fans, but remember, at any point, Facebook can decide what to do with the content you post to your Page. Recently, Facebook tweaked the Newsfeed algorithm so that it prioritizes text posts from friends above text posts from Pages. “ Page admins can expect a […]


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Take Your Business to Social Media: Download the Free Guide

Posted by Rachel Acquaviva on 09/26/2013

So you’ve decided it’s time to bring your business to social media. Like many people wanting to try something new, you’re probably unsure where to start. And with so many social media sites calling for your attention, and new ones popping up all the time, it can be overwhelming to pick one and figure out […]


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Facebook Makes Posts More Shareable With Embedding

Posted by Rebekah Henson on 08/22/2013

Your Page’s Facebook posts are about to get more shareable. Earlier this month, Facebook unveiled a plan to let people embed public Facebook posts from users and Pages onto their own websites. So far, only Mashable, CNN, People, Huffington Post and Bleacher Report have access to Facebook’s embed feature. But Facebook promises access to all […]


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Foursquare Ads: Worth It For Your Business?

Posted by Rebekah Henson on 08/19/2013

Foursquare, the popular check-in app for smartphones, recently started rolling out ad placements for small local establishments. The new ads display in the app’s “Explore” tab and in the results when users search for similar local venues. The good news is, you don’t pay unless someone visits your business’s Foursquare page through the ad or […]


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