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How to Host a Social Media Party

An online business often requires even more work than a brick and mortar business. This is usually due to the fact that your business may be competing with literally thousands of other businesses that offer the same products. One way you can advertise your business is to embrace social media outlets. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are all wonderful sites to help spread the word on your business. One method that business owners use is hosting a social media party. If you'd like to draw more attention to your business, here are a few tips on how to host a social media party. What Is a Social Media Party? A social media party is a party held at one of the many social networking sites and gives businesses a chance to explain what their business is and what it offers. People attending the party will also get to learn more about you and what you stand for as you interact in a chatroom or online group. This is something that has been overlooked for years in the online business world, but can be very beneficial for your sales. The idea behind a social media party is to setup a time and place...
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Coping With Link/Like Farming For Encouraging Genuine Social Media Optimization

Internet Marketing has definitely served millions of people marvelously ever since it took birth, not only contributing towards prosperity of people associated with it, but also influencing the evolution of internet very positively. On its way to where it is now, however, it has been played wrongly as well by many clever and deceitful minds, looking to play upon any loop holes they find (or even create) in the way humans interact with the web. Web Marketing Services There should be no doubt about the role of web marketing services in this regard, not only serving people for effective online promotion, but also enticing and encouraging people to exploit the potential that virtual world holds for anyone with creativity and innovation. Social Media Talking of innovation, the emergence of social media can definitely be attributed as one of the major innovations ever to invade virtual world till date. With every passing day, search engines are relying and accepting more of various social media signals in gauging search engine rankings of websites, thus encouraging people to heed more to social media, not only for social interaction, but also for effective online promotion. The Battle Of Good And Evil However, as mentioned earlier,...
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Facebook - 0, Twitter - 1

As no doubt you all know, Facebook has dominated the social media market for years now, and whilst the social site is still growing at a phenomenal rate, the new look Twitter is proving to be a formidable competitor. Twitter has definitely taken the edge when it comes to promoting its news feed. It would now also appear that Twitter has started to dominate the mobile user market - one of the most profitable and fastest growing markets of them all. Twitter mobile audience is growing at a much faster rate than Facebook according to recent statistics. Facebook enthusiasts needn't fear though, it's rare that Zuckerberg and team let a challenge pass them by. Facebook Dominance Although there is a subtle shift in the social media market, Facebook is still the biggest presence by far. No other social network has been as successful at conquering emerging markets. At the last count Facebook was well on the way to attracting a massive 800 million users. Figures show that Facebook manages to attract as much as 90% of all social media traffic. A shift has also been seen in demographics revealing that Facebook is adapting to suit new growth areas. Latest figures show...
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Humanizing Your Social Media Profile – The Essence Of Contemporary Social Media Marketing

In today’s world, it is very hard to find someone who is not engaged with social media in one way or the other. It is called social media for a reason; it is so powerful and captivating that one seems totally out of luck in resisting its charms, ultimately falling for it anyhow.  The importance of social media is magnified even more because of the extra element of interaction that was somehow missing in conventional ways of online marketing, which is now being added through social media in virtual world in the most effective manner.  This article highlights some basic ways which can help a web marketing firm to humanize your social being (your profile on any social media) to invoke a sense of genuineness, compassion, and truthfulness about it among your fans, followers, clients, etc.)  Name It  No matter how simple it appears to be, it is highly effective. Carrying out all your social activities from a social network forum, putting a genuine name to it for tweeting, status updating, or posting your blogs, serves to convey the message to web audience that they are not dealing with some automated program, fooling them. An appropriate and genuine human name to...
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5 Tools to Help You Automate Your Business's Social Media Presence

Social media should be an important part of any business plan these days. However, it can be a hard thing to constantly keep up with all the talking and updating that has to be done to run a successful media campaign. What tools are out there to automate the social media aspect of his business plan? SocialOomph SocialOomph is a tool that can be customized based on your needs. There is a free version that allows you to schedule Tweets and Facebook posts on a main account. For 29.97 a month, you can upgrade to a professional tool that allows for bulk uploading of Tweets and Facebook statuses. There is also integration with Ping.fm which is a pinging tool that will update all the search engines when you update a social media service. The professional tool also allows automation of your status updates and blog posts TweetAdder TweetAdder is a lot like SocialOomph in the fact that you have the option to either schedule individual updates or bulk upload as you see fit. There is also a recur feature that allows you to rotate through your Twitter lists as often as you would like throughout the day. Unlike SocialOomph, there is...
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Top Tips for Using Social Media to Attract Real Customers

Articles giving some tips for using social media to attract real customers. Are you trying to figure out how social media can actually help your company? As explained in a recent Fast Company article, while businesses of all sizes are embracing social media, many are doing so without measuring its actual impact on their business.  If you would like to utilize what everyone's buzzing about but don't want to waste time on something that's not going to bring in actual customers, you need to:  Solve Problems As They Arise  While social media platforms are commonly criticized for being places where people talk about "nothing," the reality is there are still opportunities in seemingly pointless banter.  Even if people are just using a social media platform to talk about their day as they go through it, problems are one of the things that's going to come up in this stream of conversation. If your product or service can solve someone's problem, what better time for them to know about it than when they're actually having the problem?  Although social media platforms generally have some kind of search function, most companies who use this tactic find that it's easier to use a more...
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5 Maxims To Enhance Your Career Through Social Media

Follow these five maxims to enhance your professional image and career through Facebook, Twitter and other online social media. Every week we read about someone who has run into trouble at work by doing something really stupid via social media, like the public school teacher who ranted about how dumb she thought her students were. Fortunately, few of us make huge mistakes like that, but we all need to be aware of our presence in the social media world and manage it to our professional advantage.Follow these five maxims to enhance your professional image and career through Facebook, Twitter and other online social media.Maxim #1: Always manage your privacy settingsLet's face it, few of us like to deal with control panels, but in the world of social media it's something we all have to do. And, outfits like Facebook seem to take great joy in tweaking the way they manage privacy settings. Make sure yours are set the way you want them. One good tool is to break down your contacts into lists—such as family, friends, business associates—so you can really fine tune who has permission to see your photos, notes and the rest.Maxim #2: Communicate professionallyDon't start using text message...
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Facebook plays catch-up to Google+’s Privacy Settings, Google+ Should Worry

Facebook is in the process of updating its privacy settings, which is probably the most criticized issue Facebook has encountered. The improvements have been organized around two broad areas: privacy settings on your profile and on new things you share. Facebook is in the process of updating its privacy settings, which is probably the most criticized issue Facebook has encountered. The improvements have been organized around two broad areas: privacy settings on your profile and on new things you share. Facebook recently made the announcement over at its official blog. But, interestingly and tactfully enough, Big Blue made no mention of its rising competitor, Google+. It is quite possible that these updates have been in the works for some time, but I’d be wary of a complete disregard to Google+ having zero influence on the matter. Profile Privacy The goal of the changes is to make privacy settings more understandable and remove the series of confusing clicks to find the settings. A large part of the changes revolve around moving privacy controls right next to the things they affect: anything from a status update to a tagged photo. Now, content on your profile will have an icon next to it and...
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