social media how toDo you need to continuously monitor your social accounts?

Worried you’re missing important comments or posts?

By combining social media apps on your smartphone, you can create a notifications system tailored to your unique needs.

In this article you’ll discover how to use your smartphone as the ultimate social media inbox.

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Discover how to customize your social media inbox on your smartphone.

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social media toolsHave you tried out the new LinkedIn app?

Do you want to make the most of its features?

The new LinkedIn app makes it easy for marketers on the go to do nearly everything they’d do on a desktop from a mobile device.

In this article, I’ll share 10 ways to use the new LinkedIn mobile app to stay in touch with your professional contacts.

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Discover 10 ways to use the LinkedIn mobile app.

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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

Pinterest Improves Place Pins With Better Location Data: “Now location info will be added automatically to Pins. That means almost 7 billion Pins will have helpful details, like phone numbers, addresses and store hours.”

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“Now each Pin includes a preview of where it lives on the map. Tap to get all the details, including other Pins from that spot and tips from people who’ve been there.”

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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!

44 social media tools from the pros

Discover 44 media tools recommended by the pros.

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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?

Facebook Updates iPhone App With Chat Heads and Stickers: “Now you can keep chatting even when you’re doing other stuff on Facebook, like checking your news feed. Tap Chat Heads to reply, drag them around or flick them down to close.” And you can also add stickers to your messages.

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The Facebook iPhone app's new Chat Heads make it easy to follow chat conversations on the go.

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Do you use LinkedIn for your business?

Are you wondering how LinkedIn can help your online marketing?

To learn more about the new capabilities of LinkedIn and what they mean for marketers, I interview Viveka von Rosen for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.

More About This Show

Social Media Marketing Podcast w/ Michael Stelzner The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.

It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).

In this episode, I interview Viveka von Rosen, founder of Linked Into Business and author of the new book, LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day.

Viveka shares insights into what’s new with LinkedIn and how marketers can cash in on all that LinkedIn is doing.

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

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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?

Google+ Page Badges Are Publicly Released: You can now add a Google+ badge to your website. See the sidebar of this site to see it in action. Adding these badges do impact search results.

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social media toolsAre you spending more time each day using your smartphone or iPad? Looking for some cool apps to simplify your work and life?

According to a recent study by Flurry, consumers spent 81 minutes per day using mobile apps, compared to 74 minutes of web surfing. Here’s where it gets even more interesting. Social networking is one of two categories that dominate mobile app usage with 32% and games are responsible for 47%.

In Search of Apps

As a social media marketer, you’ll likely want to find apps that will help you keep up with social networking and stay productive while on the go. Many of us hear about apps from friends and colleagues, from articles we read, from searching around on Apple’s App Store to see what’s new and through dedicated search engines such as Chomp.

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social media how toIf you have profiles on LinkedIn and Twitter, you may already be aware that these two networks are integrating. In fact, LinkedIn has a specific application called Tweets that can help you keep tabs on the Twitter updates from your LinkedIn connections.

As more professional LinkedIn users create Twitter profiles, I believe this application will become more and more powerful for building influence and visibility with your network connections.

The primary benefits of the LinkedIn Tweets application are:

  • Follow your LinkedIn connections on Twitter
  • Post status updates simultaneously to both Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Monitor and interact with your Twitter streams from within LinkedIn
  • Create a LinkedIn-specific Twitter list

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