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The 5 Factors of Social-Media Marketing Most People Don't Consider
Social Media Marketing

The 5 Factors of Social-Media Marketing Most People Don't Consider

A recent Gallup poll proclaimed that social media marketing has little effect on whether people buy products, but it may not tell the whole story.
How to Appropriately Promote Yourself on YouTube
Personal Branding

How to Appropriately Promote Yourself on YouTube

YouTube is an untapped opportunity for personal promotion. Here are some tips for doing it right.
Neil Patel
New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal
Legal Center

New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal

Your right to write angry Yelp reviews may soon become law.
Kate Taylor
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Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network
Social Media

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.
Nina Zipkin
The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)
Mistakes

The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)

Here's what companies can learn from DiGiorno Pizza's Twitter mistake and misappropriation of #WhyIStayed.
Nina Zipkin
How Facebook Is About to Get More Like YouTube
Social Media

How Facebook Is About to Get More Like YouTube

Look out, YouTube. Facebook is flexing its video muscle with these two new features that marketers will eat up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Gone in a Flash: Twitpic to Shut Down Following Dispute With Twitter
Legal Center

Gone in a Flash: Twitpic to Shut Down Following Dispute With Twitter

The image sharing site is closing down after Twitter requested it drop its trademark application.
Nina Zipkin
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Marketing Trends Experts Want You to Avoid
Coaches Corner

Marketing Trends Experts Want You to Avoid

Some of our favorite experts in social media and marketing reveal their current least favorite trends.
Linda Lacina
The Grand Ole Opry Gets Hip to Hashtags to Harvest a New Audience Online
Social Media Marketing

The Grand Ole Opry Gets Hip to Hashtags to Harvest a New Audience Online

The 90-year-old country music venue uses millennial marketing techniques to capture followers for a new century.
Constance Aguilar
Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?
Gossip

Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?

A federal agency has ruled that two trash-talking employees fired by a Connecticut bar and grill in 2011 must be rehired by owners no later than this Friday.
Geoff Weiss
YouTube Creators Can Now Receive 'Tips' Directly From Fans
YouTube

YouTube Creators Can Now Receive 'Tips' Directly From Fans

The feature, which was announced earlier this summer, has quietly launched.
Laura Entis
How to Get More Interaction on Google+ (Infographic)
Social Media

How to Get More Interaction on Google+ (Infographic)

Photos apparently outperform all other types of content on Google's social network.
Kevin Allen
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Why You Must Message Customers as Thoughtfully as You Do Friends
Mobile Marketing

Why You Must Message Customers as Thoughtfully as You Do Friends

The power of mobile marketing to attract and retain customers turns against entrepreneurs who forget there is a person receiving that message.
Alex Campbell
5 Predictions About the Growing Power of Online Customer Reviews
Online Reviews

5 Predictions About the Growing Power of Online Customer Reviews

The influence of a single customer's opinion will continue to grow in sync with the pervasiveness of social media.
 Tomer Tagrin