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What Does Facebook’s News Feed Change Mean for Your Business? 

What Does Facebook’s News Feed Change Mean for Your Business?  The change in Facebook’s news feeds revolves around the social media giant’s intention to supply less news from the world of business, entertainment, and publishers, while focusing more on the…

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5 recent changes in social media you should be taking advantage of

The only thing consistent about social media is the fact that it is constantly changing. Facebook, for example, has changed several times since it first launched. Buttons, functions, and the placement of them, are constantly moving and changing. It takes…

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3 New Year’s Marketing Resolutions for 2017

We’re nearly two weeks into 2017, and that means it’s still time to start making and working on some new year’s resolutions that are really going to stick and turn your life around for the better this year. The same…

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Small Businesses: 5 Tips to Improve Your Real-Time Engagement via Social Media

It’s always a good idea for your business, whether it’s big or small, to have more person-to-person contact with your audience on social media. This is the very best way to let them know what your company is all about,…

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Keeping Your Fingers on the Pulse: Ways to Stay Ahead of the Game and Predict Social Media Trends Like a Psychic

Keeping up with social media trends can be confusing, especially when they seem to change every few months. As Entrepreneur contributor Aaron Agius puts it, “the savvy use of social media” is one of the best methods for building your…

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Why Social Media Marketing is Essential for Small Businesses in 2016

Most small business owners recognize that, in order to be competitive in their chosen industries, they must have an online presence. This includes participation in social media, which continues to evolve with regards to strategies and platforms that are effective…

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Digital Marketing Best Practices for San Diego Startups in 2016

With 2015 coming to a close, this is a good time to review some of the things we’ve learned about what works and what doesn’t for the coming year. Digital marketing keeps breaking new ground in terms of how marketers…

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Digital Marketing Trends for 2016

If you want your business or brand to get noticed in 2016, you’ll need to create a solid marketing plan for the next year. This will mean staying on top of trends as they evolve – and fortunately, the digital marketing…

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Dozens of Ways to Use Social Media for Lead Generation: What Works?

There is so much that can be done today in the world of social media when it comes to generating leads, it can be disheartening to realize that social media lead generation is like nothing you might have been used…

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5 Social Media Musts for San Diego Businesses in 2015

Being in charge of management of social media for a company is a big responsibility, and whoever holds that post is expected to increase the company’s branding visibility within a desired market, as well as to raise overall internet presence. The results…

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5 Digital Marketing Tips for San Diego Startups

If your startup is based in the San Diego area, or your target demographic, a strong digital marketing strategy can make or break your business. Understand how your industry operates and clearly define your niche before you push your content…

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Which of the 15 Most Popular Social Media Platforms are Best for My Business?

Since maintaining a presence in social media is time consuming, it is important to choose a network popular among your audience. To help, here is a list of the most popular social networks, determined by the number of unique monthly…

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10 Benefits Small Businesses Gain Through Digital Marketing

  Some small business owners have ignored the use of digital marketing simply because they feel their business is already doing well, while others might lack the knowledge or expertise to mount a marketing campaign. Whatever the reason for ignoring digital…

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Internet Marketing Strategies for Restaurants, Nightclubs and Bars

Competition among nightclubs, restaurants and bars for new customers is fierce, and that is why it’s important to get your name out there. You may have tried old-fashioned local advertising and gotten a few results. However, the majority of restaurants…

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Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

Whether you’re an independent agent or an agent for one company, social media can serve you well as a marketing tool. Millions of potential customers log in to social media platforms on a daily basis. Therefore, using social media to make…

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4 Digital Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Whether you’re just starting a small business or are looking for ways to increase profits for your existing business, a wide range of online tools could help you to reach your goals. From establishing an online presence to getting customer feedback…

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4 Online Marketing Tactics All Real Estate Agents Should Know

By now most of us have realized that the days of traditional marketing are numbered and businesses that rely solely on these outdated methods are doomed to failure.  If you’re in the real estate game, you’ve probably already figured out…

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How Digital Marketing Can Turn Your Small Business Into Big Business

If you own a small business, you are probably aware of how crucial marketing is in regard to building your business. Whether you own a beauty salon, tech startup, or specialty boutique, the importance of getting your brand recognized by potential customers cannot…

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Top Social Media Platforms for Small Business Entrepreneurs

Why is social media so important? Here’s why: in 2014, 92% of business owners identified social media as important to them. This number is 7 points higher than the 86% of business owners who thought the same in 2013. It’s important to…

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11 Top Digital Marketing Stats for 2015

With the expected growth of digital marketing in 2015, we thought it important to share with you our top 11 statistics taken from top digital marketing strategies this year. Enjoy. And as always, please reach out to us if you…

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Facebook Gifts Allows for in App Purchases for Businesses

Facebook continues to change things to improve their user experience. Since 2012, Facebook allowed “Facebook gifts”, a way for businesses to sell items to user. Normally the gifts ranged in a variety of digital items and gift cards. As of…

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Protecting Your Identity Online

Are you aware there are security risks involved in surfing the web? From date miners to hackers, your browser history, online profiles, bank information, and passwords may be visible to the eyes of others. This calls for measures to be…

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Don’t Be Afraid of Social Media

There’s so much to keep up with when one owns a business, especially when it comes to marketing.  Traditional advertising doesn’t work as well as it used to because people are on the Internet looking through Facebook, reading Twitter tweets,…

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Facebook Trending Topics
So How is Facebook “Trending” Now?

Facebook’s Twitter-like feature “Trending Topics” has been around since early January.  Along the right-hand side of your Facebook page, you might have seen these personalized lists which show the most mentioned words and phrases, including hashtags, in real-time, along with short…

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Savvy Celebrities Using Social Media Marketing

With 67% of social media users being on smartphones, it’s no wonder that people are more engaged with their online presence more than ever. Whether it’s the average user, businesses, or celebrities, we all are both the creator and curator…

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Facebook Contests- We Explain the Rules and Tips

  Rules for social networks change often.  If you do not follow social media news but use Facebook for contests, promotions or even advertising your services or products, you need to know those rules, man. Plenty of contests have been…

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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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Facebook vs. Google+

The Facebook vs. Google+ race seems to have kicked off when the still fairly new Google+ launched back in June 2011. According to a 2013 article posted on Forbes, Google+ is now the second largest social network, coming in behind…

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iPhone Social Media Apps

The options for iPhone social media apps are abundant and are all readily available by the push of a button right on your iPhone! They offer a way to save your pictures on social media sites, search ideas, and even…

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Social Media for Professional Services

As more and more consumers use the Internet to find services and products, companies, especially professional service companies, need to have an online presence in order to attract and build relationships with potential consumers.  Sometimes business owners can be intimidated…

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What is Graph Search on Facebook?

Where was I a few weeks ago when Mark Zuckerburg, CEO of Facebook, announced Graph Search? As with most new online trends, I always feel like the last to know.  For those of you, who are similar to me, you…

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2013 Facebook Trends

2012 was a big year full of ups and downs for the country, and of course, the glorious Facebook reflected all of those ups and downs. MySMN is going to take a look back at the biggest Facebook trends of…

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