Social Media

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Facebook's Hashtags Might Not Be as Social as You Think
Marketing

Facebook's Hashtags Might Not Be as Social as You Think

A new report says posts with hashtags get less viral reach than posts without.
Benjamin Kabin
6 Steps to Finding Your Twitter Audience
Marketing

6 Steps to Finding Your Twitter Audience

Use this step-by-step guide to find and connect with the people who want your content most.
Mana Ionescu
Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)
Marketing

Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)

Do you know which social network adults visit most? Have you ever wondered which demographics dominate Instagram? Find out here.
Kristin Piombino
HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership
Technology

HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership

The popular social-media dashboard will offer a new series of features to its enterprise-level customers.
Jason Fell
Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands
Social Media

Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands

Not sure what you're doing on Pinterest? These companies have it down and offer some useful marketing ideas you can use.
John Rampton
Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations
Marketing

Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations

New feature will proactively help users discover businesses and other interests they otherwise might miss.
Benjamin Kabin
Twitter Unveils New Conversation Format, Buys Social-Media Tracking Company Trendrr
Social Media

Twitter Unveils New Conversation Format, Buys Social-Media Tracking Company Trendrr

In a double dose of Twitter news, the microblogging site rolled out an update that makes it easier to track back-and-forth communications and announced its purchase of Trendrr, a social-media engagement tracking company that specializes in following social chatter about TV content.
Catherine Clifford
A Social-Media Marketing Primer Even Your Mom Can Handle
Marketing

A Social-Media Marketing Primer Even Your Mom Can Handle

Don't hold back on using social-media marketing because you're not tech savvy. Here are a few simple ways to get started.
Jim Joseph
New Facebook Update Makes Creating and Managing Promotions Easier
Marketing

New Facebook Update Makes Creating and Managing Promotions Easier

Businesses are now allowed to use comments, likes or messages as entries, and use likes as a voting mechanism in promotions.
Katherine Gray
3 Ways Entrepreneur Editor Amy Cosper Rocks on Twitter
Social Media

3 Ways Entrepreneur Editor Amy Cosper Rocks on Twitter

Our fearless editorial leader has been named among the smartest women on the popular social-media site.
Entrepreneur Staff
5 Ways Social Media Can Destroy Your Business
Marketing

5 Ways Social Media Can Destroy Your Business

Social media can be a tool for driving engagement and sales. But if not handled correctly, it can waste your time, money and even damage your brand.
Eric Siu
The Real Generation Gap: How Adults and Teens Use Social Media Differently (Infographic)
Marketing

The Real Generation Gap: How Adults and Teens Use Social Media Differently (Infographic)

Your customers are on social media, but which network should you use to reach them? It might depend on their age.
Kathleen Davis
How to Make Company Announcements in Buzzworthy Ways
Marketing

How to Make Company Announcements in Buzzworthy Ways

With J. Crew debuting a new catalog on Pinterest and MTV announcing its Video Music Award nominees on Instagram and Vine, it seems relying solely on press releases is a strategy of the past.
Ashley Lee
3 Ways to Boost Your Social ROI
Marketing

3 Ways to Boost Your Social ROI

These free tools and tested techniques can help you increase your return on your social investment.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory