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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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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Cure
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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web addiction
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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google plus
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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strategy
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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voice
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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audience
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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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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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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Blog: Perfect Post Tips
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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seo
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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Visual Social Media

A New Way to Show Rather Than Tell With the advent of social media, how we view content has drastically changed. Engagement is now centered on more visual aspects such as graphics and pictures instead of content alone. Visual Social…

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Benefits of Content Marketing

Knowledge is power and knowing the benefits of content marketing can grow your business by generating more leads and visibility. Content management is a broad term that creates a solid and strong route to promoting your business and services on…

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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 Business Statistics (Part 2)

    In Social Media for Business Statistics Part 1, we analyzed social media business trends in 2012.  In Social Media for Business Statistics Part 2, we’ll look at statistics pertaining to the big three social media sites, Facebook, Pinterest…

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How Social Media Benefits SEO

There are exponential perks to social media, but rarely do people consider how social media benefits SEO (search engine optimization). Of course at MySMN, we are quite the fans of everything social media, so we are going to share how…

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Vine for Twitter

A hot social media trend of the moment is Vine for Twitter. Don’t try to tell us that you didn’t hear about the Vine scandal that blew up about a week after its debut. Really? We’ll get into that, but…

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Social Media For Business Statistics (Part 1)

As spring approaches, 2012 can seem like an afterthought for most businesses.  However, before officially leaving 2012 in the past, businesses should take one last look at some of the social media business statistics for 2012. As an increasingly savvy…

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Social Media for Solar Companies

How can solar companies effectively market their products to consumers? This can sometimes create a challenge for some solar retailers. Although solar is a emerging market, traditional methods for marketing, such as television or radio, may not reach or attract…

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What Does Viral Mean?

What does viral mean? No, no I’m not referring to your viral infection I promised I wouldn’t tell anyone about or that virus you caught because you have a PC. I’m talking about a viral phenomenon, such as viral videos for…

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2013 Social Media Trends

Every year there are new trends for pretty much everything, but today we are going to touch on the 2013 social media trends. There are several 2013 social media trends, but these are the ones we found to be the…

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San Diego Social Media

What is social media and how can it propel business? MySMN is going to take you through some of our San Diego social media endeavors to give you a glimpse of how we increase our client’s traffic and revenue by…

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MySMN’s Favorite Social Media Memes of 2012!

In an effort to close out the year, MySMN is picking our favorite things from 2012! For this post, we are going to share with you some of our favorite social media memes! Memes have become a huge part of…

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What People Are Doing Online: Top Online Activities

I seem to be online all the time. That seems normal though, right? I’m a marketer. Well, it seems that most people spend A LOT of time hooked up and online, but what are these people doing all this time…

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$tache Money: November, Movember!

We are well into Movember, and well, we are happy to say that MySMN’s very own Kristian Zaspel, Creative Director, is slapping a ‘stache on it and raising money for the cause. As most of you probably know, Movember was…

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Moms Online and Why You Need Them

We know that moms are the best and always there for support. We also know that moms are also always looking for the next great thing to help them take care of family. A study done by Forrester Research reveals…

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