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06/27/2014

Likes Are The New Link Building To the average person who knows little or nothing about search engine optimization, social media might not seem like something that goes hand-in-hand with SEO.  The Truth About SEO The truth is that SEO and social media work together like the perfect team. The fact that social media can […]
03/05/2014

1. Show Your Products Promote mobile window-shopping by using Instagram to show off a collection of your products. Snap photos of new products to build a buzz, or zoom in for a close shot on one product and ask your users to guess what it is. Photos attract users, but conversations engage them. If your small […]
02/25/2014

How do I get more likes for my Facebook page? This is a common question among brands looking to grow their Facebook presence. They know they should be in the space but they’re not sure whether it’s worth devoting the amount of time and energy required to grow their Facebook audience. For them, the potential for return […]
02/09/2014

Arguably your most powerful resource for business development, social media marketing is all too often left to the last minute or assigned to an intern who may have limited knowledge about your brand. Well-executed social media provides your business with a distinct voice and personality online, and this aspect of your marketing should not be […]
02/03/2014

It’s a new year and I’m excited to see what brands will do on social media platforms in 2014. From amazing campaigns and content to crises, no doubt brands will again show us the good, the bad, and the ugly side of social media. By now brands should have their marketing strategies in place but what should […]
01/26/2014

Communication has never been a one-way street, but past marketing methods have not been conducive to back and forth discussions. Social media marketing, on the other hand, thrives on interaction and engagement between a company and its customers. The appropriate interaction makes people feel valued. It means their needs and desires have been acknowledged and […]
01/19/2014

Top 7 Social Media Myths - Busted! In recent times, social media has emerged as one of the most powerful tools for business owners to generate more and more revenue. However, it is important to bust the myths emerging around social media to ensure that you are able to use it perfectly for enhancing your […]
01/15/2014

Five Unwritten Twitter-for-Business Rules for 2014 If the Justine Sacco case showed us anything, it’s that people are still not fully aware of the potential ramifications of their comments on Twitter. Those using branded accounts or with a company title in their profile can act as de-facto spokespeople for your business, and writing ‘views are my own’ […]
12/20/2013

5 Ways to Sharpen Your Online Marketing Skills Over the Holidays With the holiday season in full swing, it’s difficult to wrap your head around online marketing or anything related to business – I know. But let’s not squander away idle time and use the few minutes you have to increase profits for your company! 1.    Learn […]
09/20/2013

Finding Your Customers On Social Media: 3 Strategies Social media can be a great way to communicate with your customers online. However, we find that many business owners have no idea how to find their customers in the first place. There are endless ways you can find your customers and connect with them online. We […]
08/23/2013

QR codes are a great marketing tool, however it is probably one of the most misused marketing tools out there. For those of you who don't know what a QR code (below) is, it is a bar code usually in the shape of a square that is now used as a link to websites or […]
08/14/2013

All About The Likes Only Facebook has the ability to cause the most humble users to stumble. We all know what I'm talking about. Whether you consider yourself a social media wizard or a casual user who only checks in every couple of days, the “like” button can have a tendency to dictate what you […]
08/04/2013

Think social media has nothing to do with SEO? Think again! The strategies that your company was using last year may no longer be relevant at all. People are starting to discover that social media helps your SEO ranking. Backlinks Might Take A Backseat Backlinks used to be the holy grail when it came to […]
08/03/2013

So you're doing social media and you're doing it well. You've got multiple business social media accounts; you're on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, and LinkedIn. However, you're posting the same content on all of these different accounts. That's a problem. People often ask “do I need to post different content on all of my […]
07/24/2013

 One of the biggest online assets that a small business owner can have is Yelp. If you own a restaurant, photography studio, store, or any other small business and you are not on Yelp, you should fix that (after you read this post of course). In this post we are going to give some of […]
07/17/2013

This is the first week in our series on Facebook engagement. Our goal is that after these two weeks you will get a better idea of how to find the optimal time to post on Facebook as well as what kind of content you should be posting. A common question people ask is “what's the […]
07/05/2013

Does your company have a social media account? Do you update your social media account? If you are a business owner and have thought about signing up for a social media marketing company, but don't want to make a big commitment right away, you're in luck. Chronicle X Media is offering one month of free […]
07/03/2013

A picture is worth a thousand words, so naturally, Instagram should be a great marketing tool...right? Most companies that use social media are on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and maybe one other platform such as Foursquare or Pinterest. However many companies are not taking advantage of Instagram, a service with over 100 million users. Usually when […]
06/28/2013

With social media becoming more and more a part of our daily lives, it's easy to see how people can get carried away on the internet. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, and Pinterest all beg for our attention and it's no wonder why people get addicted to social media. This week the (social media) doctor is […]
06/19/2013

It's amazing how many companies are reluctant to create a company Facebook page and manage it simply because they are unsure of what kind of content they should be posting. This week we're going to give you some ideas for content you can post on your company's Facebook and Twitter pages. We'll give you good […]
06/12/2013

As if running your small business wasn't hard enough, owners now face a new kind of problem. By now, most people have realized that it's important for your band to have some sort of social media presence. But what if your brand's username is already taken by another user on Twitter? There are two ways […]
06/04/2013

For years, Pandora let users stream music for free with no competition from other sites. However, now our company has choices when it comes to streaming music in the office. There's Pandora, Spotify, Jango, Groove Shark, and many others. While there are tons of alternatives to choose from when it comes to streaming music, I'm […]
05/31/2013

If you just recently created a Facebook or Twitter page for your new store or company, then the thought of buying fake followers and likes has probably crossed your mind. But is buying followers really the way to go? This week we're going to talk about fake followers and likes and everything you should know […]
05/23/2013

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, however according to Dr. James Mcquivey of Forrester Research, a video is worth 1.8 million words. Mcquivey's claim may sound bold, until you look at some of the stats regarding online videos. Videos are definitely establishing a role of dominance in this fast paced world that we […]
05/15/2013

When you're in the social media business, a common question you get is “how do I get more likes online”. Everybody wants to know, and lucky for you the answer isn't too complicated. In fact, it's not complicated at all. How to get more likes online doesn't involve any secret formula, it all comes down […]
05/14/2013

Last week we talked about Facebook, a site that generally gets quite a bit of attention.  This week I thought we would talk about a completely different social media platform. If you're a business owner, then here is some good news for you.  Pinterest has set up an account that is just for business owners.  […]

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