The Problem With Buying Fans and Followers

The Problem With Buying Fans And Followers

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Twitter Leave a Comment

You want to build your following and you want to build it fast. After all, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to reach more people – or is there? Why paying for followers isn’t the answer We are a society of impatience – especially if you’re conducting business in the good ‘ole USA. Getting more likes, followers, fans, connections, etc gives …

Best Times To Post On Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn

Friday's Find: Best Time To Post On Social Media

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Not sure when the best times to post are?  Check out this infographic listing the best and worst times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and blogs. Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.     Share Share Tweet +1 Pin

Twitter Website Card

Using Twitter Website Cards to Increase Traffic

Claudia Sheridan Social Media, Twitter Leave a Comment

Want to drive more traffic to your website?  Consider using Twitter Website Cards. Last week Twitter announced the introduction of Website Cards on their blog – “a new way for advertisers to easily surface website content within a Tweet and drive relevant traffic to any page of their site, such as their home page, product page, or an important blog …

Social Media Advise For Small Business Owners

Essential Advice For Getting Started With Social Media

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“If you were to give a one-sentence tip to a small business owner just starting out with social media, what would you say?” This question was recently posted by Constant Contact to business owners, marketers, social media professionals, and many others.  I came across this question while reading their blog and it got me thinking.  What one-sentence tip do I …

80/20 Rule of Social Sharing Every Business Should Know

The 80/20 Rule of Social Sharing Every Business Should Know

Claudia Sheridan Social Media 1 Comment

Have you ever been to a cocktail party where there’s always that one person who insists they speak louder than everyone else and only speaks about themself?  Here’s how to avoid being that person online. Are you familiar with the Pareto principle? You may have heard it referred to as the 80-20 rule, the law of the vital few, or …

What do LinkedIn and Kevin Bacon have in common

What do LinkedIn and Kevin Bacon have in common?

Claudia Sheridan LinkedIn, Social Media Leave a Comment

You’ve heard about LinkedIn, and you’ve been told that you should be on it, but you’re not quite sure what it is. Let me see if I can help. LinkedIn is the premier professional business networking site with over 250 million members and growing. LinkedIn is probably most utilized by job seekers and recruiters, however, there’s a growing number of …

21 Things Small Business Owners Should Not Post on Social Media

21 Things Small Business Owners Should NOT Share on Social Media

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When it comes to deciding what to post on Facebook and Twitter, you’d think that most people know what to share and what to not share.  But,  just in case the common sense meter is running on empty today, here’s a list of 21 things that Small Business Owners should NOT be sharing on the Company’s social media sites. The …

700 Billion Reasons Why Your Business Needs Social Media

Claudia Sheridan Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube 2 Comments

Whenever I speak to a new business owner, the conversation inevitably ends up being about social media.  One of the questions I often get is – should I be using social media for my business?  Here’s the thing, I use social media and I love using it.  I love the fact that I can instantaneously share my thoughts with people …