Guide to Facebook Ads

Guide to Facebook Ads

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Marketing on Facebook has become one of the most powerful small business tools that have ever existed in the history of ever. And we’re totally not prone to exaggeration. Seriously, though, Facebook ads are everything a DIY marketer could possibly want: User-friendly Inexpensive Effective Lucrative Like every other type of marketing in existence, to get the … Continued

How to Utilize Super Users

How to Utilize Super Users

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In a past article (Your FREE Ad Campaign) we talked about a few tips to help in the creation of a free advertising campaign for your business. One of those tips was to utilize your “Super Users”, who are people that are already a fan of your brand. Using Super Users Here are a few tips … Continued

Hootsuite Ranks #5 in Business Innovations

Hootsuite Ranks #5 in Business Innovations

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In late April, Invoke Media / HootSuite was listed at #5 in BC Business Magazine’s 2010 Guide to Innovation which included B.C.’s 20 best companies at executing world-changing technology. The Invoke team covered the event in the post: Breaking The Top 5: Invoke & HootSuite recognized as innovators. Rapid Growth! Within six months of launching, HootSuite was the app … Continued

USA Today’s Article on Twitter

USA Today’s Article on Twitter

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USA Today has an interesting article about Twitter in today’s paper/website. Here are some excerpts: … “I used Facebook a lot, but Twitter is my new social outlet,” says Sandra Springer, 42, a UPS driver from Mason, Ohio. She hopped on eight months ago and hadn’t looked back. “It may only be 140 characters, but … Continued

Your actions are so loud I can’t hear you…

Your actions are so loud I can’t hear you…

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Or in other words, your customer service is so poor I can’t tell what you’re trying to sell. I’m sure you have felt this way before about many companies that you’ve had to deal with, but have you ever taken the chance to look at your own customer service? Customer Service is the “New Marketing” … Continued

Your FREE Ad-Campaign

Your FREE Ad-Campaign

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Well in the old days of stone wheels and rock-started fires most businesses had to fork over 30 percent or more of their budget on trying to advertise their products and make them well known to the public. Companies hired writers, animators, actors, professionals, psychologists, analysts, or maybe even clowns, all for the purpose of … Continued

Survey Affirms Use Of Social Media for Business

Survey Affirms Use Of Social Media for Business

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In an article in PR Web, a new Michigan study has found 2 trends: A decided upturn in continuing growth in use of social media for business marketing, even though a high percent of people say they are “trying and learning” social media marketing (SMM) techniques. New and social media are being used by people all across … Continued

5 Great Ways to use Google Maps to Promote Your Business

5 Great Ways to use Google Maps to Promote Your Business

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We’ve already shown you how to customize what Google shows their viewers when they look you up on the web. But here are 5 additional tips on how to use Google Maps to promote your business. 1.  Incentivize by Sharing Coupons: You can use Google maps to post updates and coupons for your business in real … Continued

The 5 Rules of Solopreneur Success

The 5 Rules of Solopreneur Success

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In an article by Inc. Magazine they highlight 5 rules that entrepreneurs should follow to have the greatest shot at success. One of them was something we found very interesting: ” #2 – Don’t Go Solo All The Way – Doing it alone limits your growth potential. As you create your plan build in a description of your … Continued

Google Places: Letting Others Discover You

Google Places: Letting Others Discover You

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Recently Google has just upgraded their local business listing process. It’s now easier than ever to personalize what viewers see on Google when they search for your business. Check out Google Places and watch the video. Google Places? How often do you use Google to search for local businesses?  

Prepare to Scrape Your Jaw Off the Floor

Prepare to Scrape Your Jaw Off the Floor

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Did you see that? Social media might be the biggest shift since the industrial revolution. Some companies dismiss social media as a fad, but take a look at these numbers: Let’s talk about Gen Y (AKA Millennials) 50% of the world’s population under 30 years old. That means that there are a lot of people … Continued

Chavez Hires 200 People to Manage His Twitter Account

Chavez Hires 200 People to Manage His Twitter Account

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Should you hire individuals (NeONBRAND, wink wink) to help you manage your Social Media endeavors? Hugo Chavez sure thinks so. According to the AP, The Venezuelan leader has hired 200 people to manage his Twitter account. 200 people… are you kidding me? But why? All kidding aside, it makes a lot of sense to hire someone … Continued