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14 Social Media Habits to Start in 2014

Lisa Parkin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Lisa Parkin

A new year is the perfect time to start fresh, revamp and clean out. Social media managers have probably read a ton of articles on what their team is doing wrong here or how to avoid traps there, but I want to provide some practical tips.

What You Can Learn From These 7 Small Businesses That Are Killing It On Twitter

Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

If you're a small business owner, you've no doubt already spent some time stressing about what to say on Twitter... or whether to say anything at all....

4 Simple Ways for Writers to Create Great Social Media Content

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.27.2013 | Books
Dorie Clark

Social media plays an increasingly critical role in spreading the word about your work. Here are four simple strategies you can use to create great online content and build a following.

What I Need From Social Media (While Waiting for the New Facebook)

Deborah Stambler | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Deborah Stambler

I've been giving some thought to what I actually want and need from my hours on the laptop and with social media. Here are just a couple of things that I've come up with.

How Social Media Is Humanizing Brands

Dave_Brown | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology
Dave_Brown

It's simple. Talk to me like I'm a human being. I'm more than an inbox, Twitter handle, or opportunity for a Facebook "Like." I'm your audience. And if we connect, there can be a meaningful exchange that's beneficial for both of us.

5 Lessons About Social Media Engagement From the Embassy of Canada's Inauguration Tailgate Party

Mark Drapeau | Posted 04.01.2013 | DC
Mark Drapeau

True to form, the Canadian embassy threw a tailgate party for about 1,000 guests for the inauguration. It was terrific fun. Here are the five secrets to their success.

11 Social Media Mistakes You Don't Even Know You're Making

Heather Dugan | Posted 01.08.2013 | Small Business
Heather Dugan

Navigating social media is no "one and done" endeavor. It's all fair game and enlightening information is generally available to all. Privatizing the personal is basic good sense, but consider the following tips as well.

5 Social Media Marketing Myths: Busted!

Evanne Schmarder | Posted 08.18.2012 | Small Business
Evanne Schmarder

While seasoned digital marketers know better, several small business owners are just beginning to develop an online presence and may be pondering these five social media myths that simply refuse to go the way of the dinosaur.

Netiquette 101

Julia Allison | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology
Julia Allison

Thanks to social media and the Internet, we have the means to offend or upset people on an unprecedented scale. With every new technology, there are new ways to make an absolute fool of yourself. What is your netiquette?

5 Great New Social Media Strategies

Anne Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anne Hill

For the past several years, conventional wisdom has been that having a blog was the most important tool for your business. But blogs are not for everyone, nor are Facebook Pages, and now they don't have to be.

10 Mindful Ways To Use Social Media

Tricycle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

For the last two years, I have provided a daily wisdom quote through a Twitter account called Tiny Buddha. Since the follower count has grown by leaps...