Social Media Marketing

Facebook Usage Stats Infographic

Posted by + on Feb 20, 2013 in Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Facebook Usage Stats Infographic

Facebook usage continues to rise since launching in 2004 as “thefacebook.com”. By 2005, Facebook, launched and funded by Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin, was valued at $98 million and had received a $13 million venture capital investment from Accel Partners. 2005 also saw the purchase of the domain “facebook.com” for $200,000. In 2007, Microsoft bought into facebook for $240 million (receiving a 1.6% stake in the company). Fast forward four years, and Facebook was now raking in a billion dollars in profits. Facebook continues to bowl forward, buying Instagram for a...

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Top 8 Reasons To Use Google+ For Business

Posted by + on Jan 17, 2013 in Social Media Marketing | 1 comment

Top 8 Reasons To Use Google+ For Business

  Since its launch in June 2011, Google Plus has been ridiculed for being the desperate social media platform that nobody uses.   We think that might be a little harsh. Google plus is the desperate social media platform everyone NEEDS to use. Google has leveraged its social media platform into one of the most appealing web presence management tools for businesses. In fact, you might already be on Google+ and not even know it! Remember Google Places for Business? Google+ and Google Places are now rolled together, and each business is listed online as a Google+ page. If you...

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Facebook Advertising for Valentine’s Day

Posted by + on Jan 14, 2013 in Social Media Marketing | 1 comment

Facebook Advertising for Valentine’s Day

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Many businesses see a nice boost shortly before or on Valentine’s Day, and not just those that sell flowers and chocolate. So, if you’re looking to increase sales around this holiday, how do you find these lovebirds? Luckily, Facebook offers a solution by way of advertising to specific demographics. Consider the following possibilities:   Advertise to Young People in Relationships Try targeting people under 20 who are in a relationship. Chances are good this is their first Valentine’s Day with their significant...

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Facebook Tricks, Tips, and Cheats

Posted by + on Dec 24, 2012 in Social Media Marketing | 2 comments

Facebook Tricks, Tips, and Cheats

In October, Facebook reported it had one billion users. By now, Facebook is among the most recognized brands across the world. Everyone and their cats (literally) have Facebook accounts. In the United States, you’re just as likely to come across a citizen that doesn’t participate in presidential elections as you are a non-Facebook user! Now that our friends, siblings, parents, aunts, uncles, and even grandparents are using Facebook, we have to keep our accounts tailored and neatly groomed or things could get messy. For example, are you getting five Facebook game invites a day from...

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How Doomsday Clocks Make Social Media Tick…Tick…Tick…

Posted by + on Dec 20, 2012 in Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

How Doomsday Clocks Make Social Media Tick…Tick…Tick…

REM said it best – “It’s the end of the world as we know it.  And I feel fine.”   The inevitable winter storm season has finally hit the Midwest, which only further perpetuates the notion of this “end of the world” everyone’s been sort-of joking about on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets.  Leave it to all your friends and family on Facebook, those all-of-a-sudden experts on meteorology, climate change, or ancient world civilizations to act as news couriers for the coming apocalypse.  Even WWE’s Matt Hardy and funny guy Jim Gaffigan are getting into the...

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8 Ways to Improve Your Pinterest Account for Web Marketing Success

Posted by + on Dec 17, 2012 in Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

8 Ways to Improve Your Pinterest Account for Web Marketing Success

Pinterest has no doubt been a major player in the social media and SEO industry, being the third-most popular social media site behind Facebook and Twitter. Exposure for brands, products and ideas are currently traded and found on a higher level than ever before. If your business CAN use Pinterest, and is not, you’re missing out on loyal customers, new inquiries and profits. The best way to get comfortable with Pinterest is to explore and watch trends, but to help you jump start the Pinterest process, here are 8 tips you can take into consideration today: Include The Pin-It Social...

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