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

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.
David Rekuc
5 Keys to Increasing Your Influence on Social Media
Customer Engagement

5 Keys to Increasing Your Influence on Social Media

As you prepare to launch your company, keep these social-media rules in mind.
Nina Zipkin
There Are No Shortcuts to Success in Social Media
Social Media

There Are No Shortcuts to Success in Social Media

A social-media expert can't give you the secret to their success in five minutes, so don't ask.
Ann Tran
Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App
Messaging

Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App

Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
Geoff Weiss
Pondering Facebook's Future, Zuckerberg More 'Excited' By Messaging Than Photos
Facebook

Pondering Facebook's Future, Zuckerberg More 'Excited' By Messaging Than Photos

'There are only so many photos you're going to want to share with friends,' the CEO said during an earnings call. 'There's just a lot more people want to express.'
Geoff Weiss
What You Can Do About the Decline of Social Marketing on Facebook
Social Media Marketing

What You Can Do About the Decline of Social Marketing on Facebook

Facebook matters less as other social media platforms gain currency but it is still worth your effort, even if you need to pay for ads.
Gregory Kennedy
Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out on Social Media
Customer Engagement

Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out on Social Media

Learn how to make your message stand out in the crowd by being fresh, relevant and interesting, and sharing and engaging with fellow community members.
Al Lautenslager
Why I Follow 15,000 People on Twitter
Social Media

Why I Follow 15,000 People on Twitter

Twitter can be a great way to connect with new personal and business contacts. Here are the ways I use the social network to my benefit.
Carol Roth
Vine Wants to Hire an OK-Smelling Office Dog
Social Media

Vine Wants to Hire an OK-Smelling Office Dog

Your pooch may finally be able to contribute to household expenses if it snags this highly paw-veted position.
Wendy Frink
Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring
Ecommerce

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred.
Geoff Weiss
Pinterest Just Made It Easier to Discover Pins You Care About
Pinterest

Pinterest Just Made It Easier to Discover Pins You Care About

The $5 billion photo-pinning site just rolled out 'Interests,' a new way to find and follow pins you dig.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Recover Sooner From Google Penalties By Avoiding These 5 Mistakes
google penalty removal

Recover Sooner From Google Penalties By Avoiding These 5 Mistakes

Google penalties halt a website's momentum. Moving carefully through the recovery process is the fastest route back into business.
Anca Bradley
This Might Be the Most Infuriating Customer Service Call Ever
Customer Service

This Might Be the Most Infuriating Customer Service Call Ever

No one likes losing business, but that doesn't mean you should berate your customers.
Wendy Frink
Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets
Winning Strategies

Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets

Who knows social media better than mobile businesses? We asked food trucks in Brooklyn and Austin how they build audience and amplify their message.
Jacob Hall