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Rick Mulready

Rick Mulready is a Los Angeles-based social media blogger, consultant and speaker who hosts the Inside Social Media podcast. He interviews social marketing leaders and teaches small-business owners how to apply the most effective strategies to their own companies.

12 Recent Stories

Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy

Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy

Here's what you can do now if you've noticed a recent drop in traffic from Facebook.
January 3, 2014 in Social Media
5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

When developing or improving your social-media strategy in the New Year, keep these five trends top-of-mind.
December 16, 2013 in Social Media
Go Ahead. Be a Social Media Snob

Go Ahead. Be a Social Media Snob

Busy entrepreneurs don't have to become overwhelmed by so many social-media networks. Here are some basics to keep in mind.
September 12, 2013 in Social Media
What NASA Can Teach You About Social-Media Marketing

What NASA Can Teach You About Social-Media Marketing

A look at three strategies that business owners can put to work for their own social campaigns.
July 30, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook Updates Ad Manager for Real-Time Analytics

Facebook Updates Ad Manager for Real-Time Analytics

Customizable reports and actionable reporting should help advertisers more fluidly optimize their campaigns.
June 27, 2013 in Social Media
Why Video for Instagram Isn't a Vine Killer

Why Video for Instagram Isn't a Vine Killer

Facebook is catching up to the competition, not making it obsolete.
June 21, 2013 in Social Media
3 Smart and Creative Ways to Use Foursquare for Marketing

3 Smart and Creative Ways to Use Foursquare for Marketing

Here are tips for using the popular social media tool to engage users and find new customers.
June 18, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook Announces New 'Home' for Android

Facebook Announces New 'Home' for Android

The system creates a more immersive Facebook experience.
April 5, 2013 in News and Trends
4 Tips for Using Facebook's Redesigned News Feed

4 Tips for Using Facebook's Redesigned News Feed

The new design focuses on larger images and emphasizing content from friends and brands people like.
March 7, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook's Graph Search Holds Promise for Social Marketing

Facebook's Graph Search Holds Promise for Social Marketing

The beta release of Facebook's new search function is important to marketers because of its potential impact on advertising and purchase decisions.
January 16, 2013 in Social Media
New Facebook Rules Limit Use of Text on Images

New Facebook Rules Limit Use of Text on Images

Three tips for maximizing your brand's exposure while staying compliant with the network's new policies.
December 26, 2012 in Social Media
How Facebook's Updated 'Nearby' Tool Can Boost Your Business

How Facebook's Updated 'Nearby' Tool Can Boost Your Business

Here's what small businesses can do to ensure they're more easily discovered on the giant social network.
December 18, 2012 in Social Media