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The Current State of Building a Twitter Following

NYNightlife | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
NYNightlife

The golden era of Twitter is over. At least for building a following quickly in a now more established Twitter world. In its early days, bunches of Tw...

The Key for Twitter: Lists As Your Newspaper Sections

Adam Wexler | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Adam Wexler

With Twitter and specifically Twitter Lists, you can recreate the exact same format, but with an optimal mix of sources that speak to your personal preferences.

12 Mistakes You Are Probably Making On Pinterest

GalTime | Posted 04.21.2014 | Technology
GalTime

Before you repin, take a second to follow the pin to its destination. In many cases, your browser will pop up a warning if the website you're trying to navigate to has been flagged as potentially dangerous.

How Artists Can Use Social Media to Discover and Promote Their Voice

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Carlota Zimmerman

You have to start seeing yourself as the artist you want to be, in order to become that person. Start valuing your art so that others may care.

The Social Media Fetish

William J. Furney | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
William J. Furney

How often do I need to know what someone's fleeting, mindless, thought is? Do I really need to see what you're about to devour for dinner, or even breakfast? Isn't it a bit early in the day?

Open Letter to the Shameless Social Media Self-Promoter

Zondra Hughes | Posted 03.23.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Here's a tip: If Facebook and Twitter are the only methods that you use to promote your new book, new mix tape, new whatever, just stop. You're doing it all wrong, and you're wearing us out.

7 Of Your Biggest, Most Cringe-Worthy Twitter Pet Peeves

Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

This week, HuffPost Teen readers sounded off on some of their biggest, most obnoxious and totally cringe-worthy Twitter pet peeves. Read seven of thei...

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science of Colors in Marketing

Leonhard Widrich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Leonhard Widrich

How do colors really affect us, and what is the science of colors in marketing? Let's dig into some of the latest, most interesting research.

3 Easy Tips to Kickstart a Google+ Business Page

Lisa Parkin | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Lisa Parkin

With experts insisting Google+ can no longer be ignored, it's time for businesses to restart their activity on this social medium and get engaged.

Scott Levy Wants to Teach You How to "Tweet Naked"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Andrew Benkovic

With technology every-changing, no one wants to be left out into the cold "naked." Do they?

7 Things We Should Give up Doing On Social Media in 2014

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Comedy
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

I am going to literally unfriend them and literally walk to their apartment to check their pulse to make sure they didn't literally die. When you literally die, you're dead and cannot post on Facebook.

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.

How the Grinch Steals Christmas: He Follows Your Kid on Instagram

Adam Levin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Hardly a day goes by that you can't log into one of those services and see your "friends" talking about airport delays, creating their own vacation trip hashtags or Instagramming pictures of where they are -- thereby letting the world at large know where they aren't. And if adults can't resist, you know teenagers can't.

Gary Vaynerchuk's New Book Is A Knockout For Social Media Managers

Melanie Deziel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Melanie Deziel

Social engagement managers fear a lot of things: typos; dead links; people asking if you "just tweet for a living"; and tweeting from the wrong account in Tweetdeck, or worse, on mobile late some Friday night... But if there's one thing we don't have to fear anymore, it's building our following and justifying our job's importance, thanks to Gary Vaynerchuck's new book, "Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook."

5 Ways To Become an Effective Social Media Douchebag

Amil Husain | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Amil Husain

This year people will spend more time on digital media than watching TV. TIME TO FREAK OUT!!!! You could loose your sh*t, or you could do the smart thing and cash in on the fear by becoming a social media expert.

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Belle Beth Cooper

If you're managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year. Here are ten that might make you rethink the way you're approaching social media.

62 Twitter Tips -- in 140 Characters or Less Each

Simon Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

Here are my tips, all delivered in 140 characters or less to help get you more followers, a more engaged followers, and a more interesting profile.

Click Me! 3 Ways to Make Social Media Content Irresistible

Lisa Parkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Lisa Parkin

Make it so irresistible that your business doesn't have to ask again and again for likes and shares. Make it so that the fanbase doesn't need prompting; that based on what is being said, they're already hooked.

10 Ways to Put Social Media to Work for You Today

Deborah Lee | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology
Deborah Lee

Perhaps you need a plumber quickly but don't have the details of anyone locally? Or maybe your computer is playing up and you simply don't have a clue what to do beyond "switch off and on again"? Throw the question out on social media, and you'll be surprised how many people will be only to happy to help.

The Twilight of Courtesy and Conversation

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Chris Komisarjevsky

Are we seeing courtesy and conversation fall victim to technology?

The Secret To Keeping Each And Every One Of Your Social Media Followers

Lisa Wirthman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

Successful social media marketing isn’t just measured by the size of a company’s fan base. Even more important than how many fans and followers yo...

5 Simple Social Media Tactics That Lead To A Job

U.S. News And World Report | ARNIE FERTIG | Posted 10.21.2013 | Fifty

Do you stay up till all hours of the night, posting your résumé and responding to ads on job boards like Monster or CareerBuilder? Is this the essen...

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....

Does Small Business Understand Social Media?

Daniel Newman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Newman

So while the small business owner is asking to have an account set up with every social network on the planet (and there are many), the very presence of having an account means exactly as much as the effort it took to get signed up with it in the first place. Nothing!

How a Small Staff Can Get the Most Out of Social Media

Lisa Parkin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Lisa Parkin

No matter the size of the company, there is a common gripe in social media teams across the U.S. and that is, "We don't have a large enough staff to accomplish everything we have (and want) to do."