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social media how toDo you want to grow your LinkedIn network?

Interested in practical, scalable ways to establish your professional credibility?

LinkedIn is a powerful platform for fostering strategic connections and creating a successful brand.

In this article, you’ll discover four ways to build trust and grow your influence on LinkedIn.

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Discover four ways to build trust and grow your influence on LinkedIn.

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social media toolsDo you use your smartphone or tablet to post images to social media?

Looking for mobile image apps to enhance your visuals?

In this article, you’ll discover four mobile apps to help you create and publish outstanding social media images on the go.

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Discover four mobile apps to create beautiful images.

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social media how toDo you need help getting started with your social media marketing strategy?

Do you know what to include?

Goals and objectives guide your social media strategy to help you successfully connect with your customers.

In this article I’ll share what you need to include in your social media marketing strategy so it works from day one.

#1: Identify Business Goals

Every piece of your social media strategy serves the goals you set. You simply can’t move forward without knowing what you’re working toward.

Look closely at your company’s overall needs and decide how you want to use social media to contribute to reaching them.

You’ll undoubtedly come up with several personalized goals, but there are a few that all companies should include in their strategy—increasing brand awareness, retaining customers and reducing marketing costs are relevant to everyone.

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First, set your goals and objectives. Image: Shutterstock.

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social media how toAre you maximizing your Twitter marketing exposure?

Have you heard of Twitter cards?

Twitter cards help you attract more attention in the news feed, mine valuable analytics, and get better results from your ads.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use Twitter cards to enhance your exposure.

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Discover how to use Twitter cards for more business exposure.

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social media how toAre you a local business on Pinterest?

Looking for ways to connect with customers in your area?

There are some simple tactics you can use to reach locals via Pinterest without using promoted pins.

In this article, you’ll discover four ways to connect with local customers using Pinterest.

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Discover four tips to connect with a local audience on Pinterest.

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social media how toWhen was the last time you updated your Facebook page?

Interested in creating a more professional and engaging experience on your page?

There’s a number of tactics you can use to create a more comprehensive Facebook presence for your business.

In this article, you’ll discover six tips to optimize your Facebook page.

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Discover six tips to optimize your Facebook Page.

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social media how toIs video a part of your marketing?

Wondering how to best tailor your videos for the top social networks?

When you play to each social network’s audience’s expectations, your video will get more views and engagement.

In this article, you’ll discover how to optimize your video for better performance on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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Discover how to optimize your videos for popular social platforms.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Instagram Rolls Out Save Draft Feature: Instagram released a Save Draft feature that allows users to “start creating a post, … save it as a draft and share it later.” After adding effects, filters, a caption, or a location to a photo or video, users can tap the back arrow at the top left of the screen where a new Save Draft button will appear. Drafts will be saved in the user’s Library, where they can return to continue editing their post and share it later.

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Instagram released a Save Draft feature that allows users to “start creating a post, … save it as a draft and share it later.”

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social media how toAre wondering how to get more Pinterest followers?

Are you looking to increase your Pinterest engagement and drive traffic?

In this article, I’ll share 12 tips on how you can get more Pinterest followers and promote your business.

Why More Pinterest Followers?

More Pinterest followers can help you get more likes, repins, comments, clicks and impressions.

This can then help drive traffic, increase sales, generate leads and build your Pinterest brand.

It also provides an opportunity for you to generate more engagement with your customers.

Here are the tips:

#1: Add the Pinterest Follow Button

The Pinterest follow button diverts website visitors to your Pinterest page, thereby attracting followers. This can be effective if you have a high-traffic website.

Install the button in several prominent places on your website and blog—the header, footer, sidebar, etc. Make it easy for people to find your brand page and convert them into followers.

To create your button, use the widget builder page on Pinterest or create a custom button that matches your branding.

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The Pinterest buttons can help convert website visitors into followers.

MindBodyGreen placed Pinterest buttons on the header and the sidebar of their website to divert website traffic to their Pinterest page and attract some of their thousands of followers.

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