Hashtags are words or phrases with # at the beginning and no spaces between words (for example, #iamsotiredof is an example of a hashtag). They were originally created by Twitter users as ways to organize Tweets by topic so you could view the entire stream of messages by various users who include this hashtag in … [Read More…] Getting Found on Twitter: 36 Essential Hashtags

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(PART 1 of a series of BUSINESS BLOG POST IDEAS articles) Content is the fuel of Social Media and great content draws people to your business blog (and website). If you want your company to take a leading position in the virtual land grab you need to have a solid content development stategy..and lots of ideas! … [Read More…] 26 Blog Posts to Write Before Your Competitors Do…(with Examples)

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Who’s taking their “unfair” share of Authority in your industry and what should you do about it? Content as a Marketing Weapon Done right, Content Marketing is one of the most effective (and inexpensive) forms of online marketing. It can be a very powerful, almost magnetic way, to draw qualified traffic to your blog or … [Read More…] Business Blogging: The Upcoming Authority Land Grab

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Your blogging is stale. It seems like a chore. You’re not really adding value to anyone. Your blog is not taking off. You question why you, your corporation, your small business or your non-profit has a blog in the first place!  Just like a good marriage, every now and again it’s time to think back … [Read More…] Time to Renew Your Blogging Vows: 16 Tips For Revitalizing Your Blog

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Seth Godin delivered a thought-provoking keynote at IAB’s MIXX Conference in New York on September 27, 2010. The presentation was a call to action for the advertisers and marketers in the audience as well as for all workers or executives hoping to succeed in today’s economy. I’ve highlighted the key messages below. Provide your response … [Read More…] Seth Godin IAB Keynote – What You Need to Know to Survive and Succeed in Business Today

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The other day I was looking for a way to protect a client’s brand online by reserving their brand name in the various Social Media sites. Two things struck me like a brick: 1) There are a lot of Social Media sites out there! If you consider the biggies you’re talking about at least 20 … [Read More…] How to Protect Your Brand Online for $99