3 common social media uses

3 common social media uses

For many small to medium businesses, social media has become an integral part of their overall business strategy. Most businesses have a presence on at least one platform, but one issue many business owners and managers struggle with is how they should be using social media effectively.

Better Instagram pics with your camera

Better Instagram pics with your camera

Have you ever looked at images and visuals posted by businesses and users on Instagram? While many users take photos using their mobile devices, there are many images that simply look way too good to be taken with a phone camera, especially the ones without filters.

Creating long-form content on LinkedIn

Creating long-form content on LinkedIn

One of the main ideas behind LinkedIn is that the network is a virtual venue for people to share their thoughts, ideas, and observances with other like-minded users. Earlier this year the company introduced a new feature to their platform that allowed a select few users to create blog posts directly on LinkedIn. Now, the company has decided to open this up to all LinkedIn members.

8 important LinkedIn profile steps

8 important LinkedIn profile steps

LinkedIn, while lacking some of the clout of Facebook, is still one of the most powerful social networks for business owners and managers who want to connect with their peers. Like many other networks however, in order to be noticed you should not only simply have a profile, but create one that is strong.

Define: Social PPC

Define: Social PPC

As social media becomes increasingly integrated with day-to-day business operations, we are seeing more businesses turn to these platforms for marketing purposes. If approached in the right way you could see some great returns from social media marketing campaigns.

Making content marketing successful

Making content marketing successful

Content marketing is quickly becoming one of the most valuable marketing strategies at the disposal of smaller businesses. Content marketing is the act of creating your own branded content and sharing it on various mediums. When successfully orchestrated, it can prove to be an extremely effective way of expanding your online brand.

How to customize your LinkedIn URL

How to customize your LinkedIn URL

LinkedIn is a site that lets you connect with other professionals. It is great for employers, employees and job seekers who would like to network and make get work leads. Employers can post jobs, as well as find people that fit vacancies through the site.

Twitter tip: Watch out for this mistake!

Twitter tip: Watch out for this mistake!

There are three common social media services that can benefit businesses if used in the right way. One of the most popular is Twitter, which is a service that allows users to broadcast their thoughts and ideas in short form to the public or their followers.

5 social media trends in 2014

5 social media trends in 2014

Social media and the various platforms that comprise it has started to move into more of a mature phase. Many businesses are using at least one platform on a daily basis and this is likely to continue. As we enter 2014, social media will continue to become not only more influential but also far more prevalent in businesses of all sizes too.