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9 Tips for Packing Your Brand's Message Into a 15-Second Instagram Video

9 Tips for Packing Your Brand's Message Into a 15-Second Instagram Video

The video feature is a free and powerful tool for marketing.
5 Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

5 Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

No one can be certain what social-media gambit will go viral but the mania for dumping icy water on each other offers helpful pointers.
Vine Adds Importing and Editing Features to Its App

Vine Adds Importing and Editing Features to Its App

Users can now use videos shot outside of Vine to use on their account.
Your Twitter Timeline Is About to Get a Lot More Cluttered

Your Twitter Timeline Is About to Get a Lot More Cluttered

Up until now, your timeline was limited to tweets and retweets from people you follow. But that's all changing.
5 Guidelines for Social-Media Posts That Hit the Mark

5 Guidelines for Social-Media Posts That Hit the Mark

The is no formula for posts that go viral but you can resonate with your audience consistently.
Chill, People. Why You Shouldn't Hate Twitter For Adding Favorites to Timelines.

Chill, People. Why You Shouldn't Hate Twitter For Adding Favorites to Timelines.

Oh, no! Favorites now appear in your Timeline like retweets. Here's why it doesn't matter.
Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights

Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights

Copyrighting your content is as commonsense as locking your car.
Consider These 5 Things When Adding Visuals to Social-Media Content

Consider These 5 Things When Adding Visuals to Social-Media Content

Your success at growing and maintaining an engaged, active audience relies on your ability to produce relevant, visual social media content.
Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature

Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature

Chat away, pinners. Pinterest may be late to the game, but it's finally jumped on the messaging bandwagon.
How to Maintain a Well-Balanced Twitter Feed (Infographic)

How to Maintain a Well-Balanced Twitter Feed (Infographic)

According to this infographic, there are five key elements to a robust brand account. Does yours have all five?
Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words

Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words

New admissions include words like 'texter,' 'funplex,' 'bromance' and 'selfie,' but Scrabble fanatics are most excited about the inclusion of four two-letter words.
The Rules of Engagement: 5 Ways to Connect on Social Media

The Rules of Engagement: 5 Ways to Connect on Social Media

Social media is not just about posting your favorite quotes, photos or links. To succeed, you need to interact on a much more personal level.
LinkedIn's Updated Sales Navigator Looks to Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling

LinkedIn's Updated Sales Navigator Looks to Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling

The professional-networking giant just rolled out its overhauled standalone 'social sales' offering, which it's couching as a kinder, gentler approach to sales.
Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life

Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life

The addictive social network suffered an outage today, but lucky for social-media addicts the world over, the horror is already over.
Most Companies Don't Get How Customer Service on Social Media Works

Most Companies Don't Get How Customer Service on Social Media Works

A new survey shows that 80 percent of companies think they're doing a great job, but only 8 percent of customers think so.
5 New Social-Media Platforms Worth a Look

5 New Social-Media Platforms Worth a Look

They don't have big followings, yet, but that is part of their allure. These promising platforms can help you develop an invaluable social media niche.
12 Things You Should Do on Your Personal Google+ Account Right Now

12 Things You Should Do on Your Personal Google+ Account Right Now

Google's social network has subtly creeped into your emailing, browsing and a variety of other activities across the web. Here's how to kick your profile up a notch or two.
Facebook's 'Buy' Button Will Change How Brands Sell Online

Facebook's 'Buy' Button Will Change How Brands Sell Online

With the change, social-media managers will see their roles evolve.
5 Social-Media Tips to Enhance Your Marketing

5 Social-Media Tips to Enhance Your Marketing

Struggling to make your digital strategy work? Try these tactics.
10 Tips for Mastering Twitter

10 Tips for Mastering Twitter

Get the most out of your time and money on the microblogging network with these important pieces of advice.
5 Examples Your Brand Can Follow to Build an Online Community

5 Examples Your Brand Can Follow to Build an Online Community

If you're feeling lonely while you toil out there on the web, take some lessons from these vibrant websites. What they did, you can do.
The Fake Followers of Major U.S. Retailers (Infographic)

The Fake Followers of Major U.S. Retailers (Infographic)

Socialfly examines the Twitter fans of 10 major companies to judge which ones are real. See the results.
The Great News About the Spread of Good News

The Great News About the Spread of Good News

Social media is a powerful tool that is transforming culture, changing how we see things, interacting with each other and connecting with each other on a daily basis.
How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)

How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)

Everybody could use a little help from their friends but, sometimes, you need to make the friend who can help you that little bit.
5 Keys to Increasing Your Influence on Social Media

5 Keys to Increasing Your Influence on Social Media

As you prepare to launch your company, keep these social-media rules in mind.
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