Summer may conjure up lazy days at the beach, but social media platforms have been busy debuting new features. Here’s a summer roundup of features you may have missed, so you can incorporate them into your social media strategies. Instagram It started in May with an improved inbox. More than 150 million active daily usersContinue reading “Social Media’s Sizzling New Features You Need to Know About”
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From Like to Love: Instagram Moves Beyond Likes with New Features
Live video. Stories. A reply button. Instagram has been busy adding new features in 2016, and they all point in one direction: getting social. The popular visual social platform has always drawn high levels of engagement, but a good chunk of that was relegated to likes — which are nice but may not lead to anythingContinue reading “From Like to Love: Instagram Moves Beyond Likes with New Features”
InstaStrategy: How to Thrive on the ‘New’ Instagram
What a year it’s been for Instagram! The fast-growing social platform is implementing numerous changes to celebrate its sixth year. People tend to resist change, so it’s no wonder that some of these changes have been met with consternation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jaime Shine 💬 Marketer (@jaimeshine) The DreadedContinue reading “InstaStrategy: How to Thrive on the ‘New’ Instagram”
If You Build It, They Will Come… If You Invite Them
If you build it, they will come… if you invite them. Did you dream of grabbing a domain name and waking up to a devoted following the next day? Not quite. But if you invite people who enjoy your content and keep them coming back for more, you may end up with your own field of dreams.
Using Google+ to Boost Your Search Engine Rankings
This is the final post in a 4-part series highlighting steps you can take to improve your website’s search engine optimization (SEO). This guide was written by Ramya Raju, an experienced freelance web design writer from India. If you missed any of the first 3 posts, you can review them here. Search engines like Google areContinue reading “Using Google+ to Boost Your Search Engine Rankings”
Link Building to Success: Optimize Your Website
This is the third post in a 4-part series highlighting steps you can take to improve your website’s search engine optimization (SEO). This guide was written by Ramya Raju, an experienced freelance web design writer from India. If you missed part one or two, we’d recommend reviewing them first. While reading the first two partsContinue reading “Link Building to Success: Optimize Your Website”
Have you found your social media voice?
I’ve written about various aspects of social media before, including the importance of profiles, and especially, the profile picture. (Seriously, why does anyone want to be a silhouette?) These are essential aspects of the social media game, but I was getting ahead of myself. What comes before completing your profile? Your voice. You have toContinue reading “Have you found your social media voice?”
Why do you want to be a silhouette?
It’s the first thing that makes me second guess following you. If you can’t even add a profile picture—something, anything—I really question the value of your tweets. Of course, there’s debate on what works best as an avatar; but first, you need a profile pic. Period. I realize this is basic knowledge, and one ofContinue reading “Why do you want to be a silhouette?”
Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles
Social media is still buzzing, even as it has moved from a trend to a mainstream marketing activity. Yet so many people still overlook one of the most important aspects—the profile. First, let’s focus on the profile picture. This is your first step to legitimacy. It’s hard to take a generic silhouette seriously. Not photogenic?Continue reading “Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles”