Disappearing Content is the Future of Advertising

We’re not really too sure if Snapchat knew exactly what they were getting into with the concept of disappearing content. You know, it being the future of social media and all. But why would we want our content to disappear?…

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A Realistic Look at San Diego and Its Charming #8 Luster

In a recent study done by WalletHub, San Diego was deemed the eighth best large city to live in across the nation. Not bad, but we all know that it’s a stretch to give us that number as the dream…

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San Diego Might Be Open Until 4 A.M.

We are already known as the most liberal state out there, so now California is out to set the bar again for the states. This, a play on words as we are aiming to achieve the extension of bar time…

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Local SEO Best Practices for Small Businesses in San Diego

When running a small business in today’s digital age, it’s no secret that much of your marketing efforts will rely on the Internet. With so many people online, and using the web to research businesses and read product and service reviews, it’s extra important to employ a few local SEO best practices when implementing your digital marketing strategy

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5 Social Media Trends We’re Excited to See in 2017

2017 is here, and that means there are sure to be a whole slew of brand new technologies, trends and innovative ways in which marketers will be promoting their business this year. We’ve scoured the web to find out more…

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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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10 Easy Steps for Planning a Successful Marketing Strategy

As a small business owner, you know how important it is to market your business effectively. Even if you haven’t reached your marketing goals just yet, there is no reason to worry. Follow these simple tips below to reach your…

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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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What is the Twitter Verified and the Meaning of the Blue Check Marks?

What is the Twitter Verified and the Meaning of the Blue Check Marks? As an avid Twitter user you may have encountered sites where a blue check mark appears next to the user’s name. You may have asked yourself, “What…

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What we Learned From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

What We Learned From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In 2013 the ALS Association, an organization dedicated to providing care options and assistance to those battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease, raised $2.7 million between the period July 29 through August 27….

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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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Mobile Apps are Friends Not Foes

Remember when your website was so blah (you know, the one you made yourself) and then finally you hired an expert?  Or how about the time you caught on to social media and decided to set up a Facebook page?…

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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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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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Marketing Forecast: Marketing Trends 2013

2012 has come and gone and, boy what a marketing whirlwind it was. 2013 is going to see a different surge of marketing trends. As people become desensitized and smarter than ever before, marketers need to step it up a…

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Creative Holiday Marketing Campaigns That Work

The day after Thanksgiving the Christmas commercials roll out and the holidays are officially among us. Now that Thanksgiving is over, every retailer in the country is focusing on the next big thing, Christmas and Chanukah. Competition is stiff, so…

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Social Media and Holiday Marketing: A Few Tips for Spreading Your Holiday Cheer

The Holidays are the perfect time to turbocharge your social media. Shoppers everywhere are scouring the Internet for great deals, holiday promotions, and cool gifts to give this season. Incorporating a holiday theme into your holiday marketing is not only…

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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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Pinterest Evolution For The Summer Games

The Summer Games in London will be the most tweeted, liked, pinned, and tagged in history.  Fans will offer a never before seen insider’s view of what many are calling the social media Summer Games or the “socialympics.” Hash Tags,…

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North Park Festival of Arts Info – May 20, 2012

Find everything you need to know about the North Park Festival of Arts right here! Listed below we have vendor booth locations, bathroom locations, artist locations, music set times, brewer and food vendor info. We hope everyone is having a…

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How To: Create Your Google+ Business Page

Now that Google+ has rolled out it’s Google+ business profile pages, we wanted to fill you in on how to go about getting one of these. As discussed in an earlier post, The Powers That Be: Google+ and Why You…

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Social Media and the Holidays!

T’is the season for Holiday marketing.  Halloween has passed, Christmas music is already playing, and you are thinking, “should I change up my marketing strategy to reflect the holidays, or keep it neutral, and business as usual?” Social media is…

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The Powers That Be: Google+ and Why You Need It

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and the list just keeps on growing. Social networks are almost impossible to keep up with these days, unless, as I discussed in my previous post, your business has hired a social media expert to stay…

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The Importance of a Custom Facebook Landing Page

When you are walking on a pebble pathway, you notice a shiny penny, and you pick that penny up. Why did you notice it? Because it was shiny, and different, and didn’t blend in with the other pebbles. The same…

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A New Breed of Professional: The Social Media Expert

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, etc. etc. etc. are transforming in so many ways, and it is hard to keep up with it all. Every week it seems like there is a new and fun feature that changes everything. How is…

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Facebook For Events: Part Deux

Facebook has really changed the game for event planners. Facebook has become that new shiny tool that can be very useful if you know how to use it properly. Below I am going to outline some different tips and tricks…

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The Art of the Tweet

Tweeting is universal. It is something that we all can do, but not all of us can amass hundreds upon thousands of followers. Celebrities can earn millions of followers, but what about those businesses and individuals that stack up their…

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Online Forums and Your Social Media Campaign

by Colleen Rugg Forums produce a great opportunity for a business to find conversations based around topics that focus on a product or service they can help others with.  It is a great way to also learn more about customer…

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To Blog or Not to Blog

To blog or not to blog? What would the modern Shakespeare have to say if he lived in this digital age?  At My SMN, we think it’s absolutely critical to blog and we often discuss how important it is to…

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Back to the Basics: Facebook Tips Part 1

It’s been a while since we have addressed the basics of creating a killer social media campaign. For this post I am going to focus on Facebook, and tips that a small business can use to stand out from the…

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Mom’s Online and Why You Need Them

By Alessandra 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…

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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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Big Biz, Little Biz: A Return to the Mom and Pop Shop

Think back to yester-year when computers were in black and white and your cell phone could only make phone calls. Those were simple times. Today we live in an age where the world is literally at our fingertips. We can…

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