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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?

Twitter Rolls Out Group Direct Messages and Mobile Video: “Starting today, everyone will soon be able to seamlessly capture, edit and share videos right from the Twitter app, too.”


“Use Direct Messages to speak privately with a group of up to 20 people.”

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Do you curate content for your blog and social media sites?

Want to discover how to find remarkable content to share?

To learn how to explore content curation, I interview Ian Cleary.

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 Ian Cleary, the founder of RazorSocial, a marketing tech blog focused on social media tools. His blog has been awarded a top 10 social media blog by Social Media Examiner in 2013 and 2014. Ian is also a very popular speaker.

Ian explores content curation, why it’s valuable and tools that make the discovery of new content easy.

You’ll discover what content curation is, why it’s important and how to find and share relevant content.


Listen as Ian Cleary shares how to find great content to share.

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

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social media how toAre you looking for blog post ideas?

Would you like some direction to inspire your editorial calendar?

Although it may be challenging to come up with new blog post ideas, there’s a lot you could write about.

In this article I’ll share 10 ideas to inspire your business blog content.

10 ideas for blog post inspiration

Discover 10 ideas to inspire blog posts.

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social media how toDo you want to improve social media productivity?

Are you interested in finding ways to energize your marketing?

Daily activities separate successful social media marketers from their peers.

In this article I’ll share six social media habits to improve your marketing.

#1: Build Meaningful Relationships

Successful marketers know that relationships are the fuel behind business success. To keep the pipeline full, you must build meaningful relationships with both consumers and other business owners.

6 habits of social media marketers

Discover 6 habits of successful social media marketers.

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