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    Find Out Which Social Networks Help You Grow Sales

    With all of the social networks out there, it can be confusing trying to determine which one will have the best payoff for your online business. This infographic will help you determine where to start with a detailed breakdown of the top networks.Infographic courtesy of SalesForce. See the original post here.   Read More...

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    Why Are Facebook Pokes Still A Thing?

    Facebook "Pokes" have long been a source of mystery to me, but they faded from memory when people stopped "Poking" me. I thought the "Poke" had finally run its course and people got bored of whatever it was. It seems though, that the "Poke" is back with a vengeance.   Read More...

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    20 Free Tools To Track Your Social Metrics

    With social media playing an increasingly important role in many organizations, metrics play a vital role in determining the success of the goal. We've found some of the easiest and best ways to track your social media metrics for free.1. Bit.lyBit.ly is a url shortening service that works with any social network.   Read More...

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    Where to Start With Social Media

    Are you one of the many businesses still not using social media? Or have made an attempt but feel like it is over your head? Although an in depth course on social media could fill several books, this should give you a broad overview of where to begin, with a few resources to carry on down the path of social media success.Facebook PagesNot a great source of exposure for businesses as Facebook throttles visibility to encourage ad spending.The most widely used and recognized social network, with ov...  Read More...

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    It Doesn't Hurt to Put a Bit of Effort Into Your Interactions

    Social media can be a great tool for online customer feedback. As with most customer feedback channels, I suspect that social customer feedback is skewed more towards negative then positive. People are more likely to say something about a bad experience then a good one.Knowing that, I try and ensure to give credit where credit is due.   Read More...

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    Video Marketing Works

    Enhance your marketing strategies with online video.How Video is ChangingBy 2017, online video will account for 69% of internet trafficYouTube streams more than 6 billion hours each month to more than 1 billion usersVideo ad spending in North America will almost double to over $8 billion by 2016Who's Watching Video Online65% of males57% of females78% of 18-29 year olds66% of 30-49 year olds45% of 50+ year olds53% of income earners under $50k65% of income earners between $50-75k71% of income ...  Read More...

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    Start Selling on Social

    What is Qwiqq?Qwiqq is a free iPhone and iPad app that offers users a very clean and simple way to sell online, without the need for an expensive shopping cart platform.Qwiqq has built in social integration that allows you to share your product to some of the most popular social networks, as well as email and sms. This tool is a great way for bricks and mortar businesses and home based businesses to sell online and expand their market reach.Qwiqq is fun for consumers and merchants to buy and sel...  Read More...

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    Google Your Business

    I had an interesting experience at a business networking meeting. The keynote speaker was Sandy Poolevorde from Boyd's Funeral Services in Campbell River, @funeralscr on Twitter. As part of her presentation, she split the room into three groups of people and challenged them to find cremation pricing from different companies in the area.   Read More...