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How to Discover Analytics With the Google+ Dashboard


social media how toDo you know how your Google+ business page is performing?

Are you using Google+ My Business analytics?

The Google+ Dashboard has greatly improved the analytics it offers for its platform.

In this article you’ll discover the Google+ Dashboard and the analytics included in each option.

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Discover how to find analytics with the Google+ Dashboard.

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44 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros


social media toolsAre you looking for ways to enhance your social media marketing?

Do you want new tools to simplify your marketing tasks?

We asked a group of social media pros for the hottest social media tools they use today.

Check out these social media tools to see if they’re a good fit for you!

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Discover 44 media tools recommended by the pros.

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3 Ways to Use Facebook Groups for Business


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Do you want to create an online community?

Have you considered a Facebook group?

Facebook groups can support your community-building and marketing efforts in a number of ways.

In this article you’ll find three ways to use Facebook groups for business.

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Discover 3 ways to use Facebook groups for business.

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New Research Reveals Instagram Users Like to Shop


social media researchIs Instagram part of your social marketing mix?

Are your customers on Instagram?

Research shows Instagram users like brands and are shoppers, so more businesses are looking into marketing opportunities on this fast-growing platform.

In this article you’ll discover the most recent findings about Instagram users and how this could impact your social media marketing.

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Discover new research that shows Instagram users are shoppers.

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7 Visual Ideas That Will Increase Your Social Engagement


social media how toDo you create visual content for social media?

Want to know which types of images get more interaction?

The most engaging posts on social media are the ones that include images. Certain types of images receive more shares than others.

In this article I’ll share the seven types of images that get the most engagement.

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Discover 7 visuals to increase social engagement.

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Instagram Carousel Ads: This Week in Social Media


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 Unveils Clickable Carousel Ads: The new carousel ads on Instagram are “a new way for brands to share more images with people interested in their posts.”

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“Carousel ads give brands more flexibility in telling their stories by allowing people who view their ads to swipe left to see additional images and link to a website of the brand’s choice.”

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Crowdfunding: What You Need to Know to Succeed With Crowdfunding


Do you plan to launch a product, project or business?

Want to learn how to use crowdfunding to support your next venture?

To learn how to succeed with crowdfunding, I interview Emily Best.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Emily Best, filmmaker, publisher of Bright Ideas magazine and founder of Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding solution for the independent film industry.

Emily shares how she stumbled into crowdfunding and what it could mean for your business.

You’ll discover what you need to know about crowdfunding campaigns, including how to get started and crowdfunding platforms.

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Listen as Emily Best shares what marketers need to know to succeed with crowdfunding.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below.

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5 Pinterest Image Styles That People Love to Share


social media how toAre you looking to improve your Pinterest engagement?

Want to know what types of pins get attention?

Viewing what works for others on Pinterest is an excellent way to get inspired for your own pins.

In this article I’ll share five types of images the Pinterest community loves and explain what makes them so popular.

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Discover 5 styles of Pinterest images people love to share.

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8 Ways to Improve Social Shares for Your Blog


social media tools Do you want more shares for your blog content?

Are you looking for tools to optimize blog posts for sharing?

When website visitors share your content, you get more views which leads to more visibility and engagement.

In this article I’ll share eight ways to optimize your blog content for sharing and tools to help you.

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Discover 8 ways to improve social shares for your blog.

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