Social Media vs Email Marketing
5 Benefits of Email Marketing Vs. Social Media

54% of small businesses surveyed rated e-mail as the top online promotion to drive site visitors and customers to their web sites and storefronts. (Source: DMA Interactive).  Where does your business fit into this picture?  If you have a website…

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Top Instagram Hashtags of 2013

Instagram has been rapidly growing and 2013 was no exception with now over 150 million users. Sharing your life through photos has never been more fun and Instagram now allows you to create a video yearbook using Statigram.  This new…

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Native Advertising 101
Native Advertising 101

“A classic race car, Vanity Fair and Hennessy Cognac. None of those three things seem out of place with each other, and that’s the point of the native ads that the classic magazine has rolled out on its website.” Jason Abbruzzese, Mashable.com. If you…

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Top Apps to Improve your Work Life

Apps have become one of the mainstreams for smartphones as people all over the world are doing their best to not only make the use of smartphones and tablets easier, but life as well. There are numerous apps out there…

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Stop Poking Me and Other Facebook Pet Peeves

Facebook Pet Peeves Facebook pet peeves are an easy way to detract potential customers and friends.  Facebook is also an awesome social media platform allowing millions of people to connect online and offering paid ads for businesses as well. It…

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5 #Signs you’re a #Hashtag Abuser

What is your favorite #book to #read after #dinner? #Reply with your #top #read to make our #topbooklist And have a chance to #win #free #novels for a #year!   After reading the above sentence, the question has to pop…

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Making Social Media Work for You

The Importance of a Social Media Presence For a business trying to survive in today’s market, establishing an online presence –especially through social media – is essential. A business’ social media presence can be a good indication of how successful and/or…

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The Ethics of Internet Privacy

Ethics of Internet Privacy The topic, ethics of Internet privacy, is almost as convoluted and hard to understand as Facebook’s privacy settings. Whether we like it or not, the right to privacy on the World Wide Web isn’t all ones…

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Google Plus Trends

Benefits of Google Plus Google+ (Google Plus) has been the talk of the town for the last year as it is becoming much more important in the Google search engine. As a matter of fact, many people have said that…

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Give into the Holiday Spirit with Social Media

#GivingTuesday and Social Media The holidays are finally here, and with it comes the season of giving. While many focus on giving material things, some things that can be gifted are simply matters of time and effort. Giving Tuesday is…

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Blogging to the Top

The Benefits of Blogging Thanks to the advent of the Internet and social media, writing has once again become the world’s primary mode of communication, especially in business. Because so much of the Internet is dependent upon brevity and immediacy,…

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King Content and Check Mate Social Media

Why Content is King In the information age, information is everything – even if it is useless. Because the Internet constantly bombards us with various facts, opinions, jokes, and abbreviations, it can be rather difficult to sift out the relevant…

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The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure: Our Intern’s Journey

Walking 60 Miles in Someone Else’s Shoes Our interns are awesome and Elisabeth is no exception! She just completed a journey of a lifetime as she walked 60 miles in the Susan G. Komen 3-day for the cure. Elisabeth set…

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My Social Marketing Network CEO Attends Awesomeness Fest

“I wish I could explain in more detail of how Day 3 of Awesomeness Fest has been so full learning and connections that I will cherish for the rest of my life.” Eckstrom explained. As competition in niche industries increases, a growing number…

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My Strange Web Addiction

Web Addiction Addiction is no laughing matter. Or is it? Certainly heroin addiction is tragic, as is addiction to painkillers or the most recent craze to hit the United States, Krokodil. But what about Internet addiction? Some estimate that between…

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Invasion of the Memes

Meme Invasion A meme can be defined as a trendy idea, new (or old style) or an action that has potential to spread over the internet rapidly while influencing many others along the way. The options for memes are literally…

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Google Plus Guide

Google Plus Content Guide Google Plus is an important tool for online entrepeneurs and anyone wanting to drive traffic to their website. It is also a complex but easy to use system. It requires much upkeep, linking strategy, crossovers between…

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The Importance of Google Plus

3 Reasons Why Google Plus is Important Google Plus is becoming very important. This new way of connecting socially and for business was introduced in 2011 and has slowly become a fast growing trend. Anyone who uses social media for…

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Social Media Strategy Guide

The Importance of Strategy in Social Marketing Social Marketing Strategy is so important. One of the best things you can do for your online presence is to create and efficient and comprehensive system. When there is a system in place…

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Finding Your Voice

The Importance of Voice The importance of voice is as vital as ever, especially online when the viewer is simply a click away from leaving if the content is not engaging and interesting. Having a brand voice has always been…

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The Importance of Finding Your Audience

Finding Your Audience Finding your audience is extremely important when writing, speaking or advertising and can make or break the effectiveness of your goal. There are numerous things to consider when finding your audience in any situation. Here are some…

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Twerk It!

After the Miley Cyrus performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, the only thing people can talk about is twerking. It’s blown up all over facebook walls, twitter feeds, and has even made it as an official word in the Oxford…

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The #Art of #Hashtags

The Guide to #Hashtags Hashtags organize and connect our online reality. Hashtags also increase engagement in online content. If you want to have a big impact through online social marketing, you need to know about hashtags. Hashtags will increase your…

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Best Live Tweets of Reality TV

 Reality TV’s Best Live Tweets A little bird told us you like to tweet when you watch TV, and we think that’s great. In an age where Netflix and YouTube make countless shows readily available at the press of a…

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Never Question Quality

My Social Marketing Network is a full service digital marketing agency. We provide quality work and the best Internet solutions for various different clients. We do this through Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing & Management, Web Design & Development,…

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Why Pinterest is Essential

Pinterest is an evolved form of the community bulletin board. People use it to collect and post their interests, hobbies and projects. It’s a great way for users to connect through these shared interests, and part of the reason why…

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Google Plus and Blogging

The Importance of Google Plus and Blogging These days it seems as if just about everyone has a blog. People are writing about anything and everything; the idea of starting one of your own can be a daunting idea indeed….

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Email Marketing Guide

Strategies for Effective Email Marketing In this day and age, one of the most effective and inexpensive ways to promote and advertise your business is through email marketing. As opposed to traditional mail, electronic mail can reach a substantial amount…

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4 Advantages of Creating a Social Media Presence

Social Media Presence So, you want your business to be seen. In this day and age, this means creating an online presence. Don’t get left behind! Social media is the business wave of now and the future. In order to…

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Tips for Writing the Perfect Blog Post

Perfect Post Tips Writing the Perfect Blog Post Do you have something great to offer but don’t know how to let people know about it? Try blogging! Blogging is a great way to drive traffic to your site! With so…

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Using SEO in Content

The Importance of SEO in Content Power of SEO in Content: According to the article SEO Power Pages, Google’s monthly search engine traffic worldwide runs at around 7.5 million for the term “SEO.”  With that many searches, SEO seems to…

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Top Social Media Disasters

Social Media Disasters Human nature can be volatile at times. This is often made apparent by social media interactions, especially in the users’ responses to otherwise well-meaning campaigns. Susan Boyle made an unintentionally hilarious mistake when she tweeted an announcement…

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What is Nimble?

Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Quick, Jack  Organize All Social Media Profiles on Candlesticks It may feel as if we are in the middle of a social media overload. With so many advancing social media platforms, it may seem as…

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