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3 Ways to Get Business Recognition on Social Media
Social Media Marketing

3 Ways to Get Business Recognition on Social Media

To ensure your long-term viability, put a consistent program in place to increase your 'likes.'
Mitchell Levy
How to Effectively and Accurately Use Data to Inform Your Social-Media Decisions (Infographic)
Data Analysis

How to Effectively and Accurately Use Data to Inform Your Social-Media Decisions (Infographic)

Stats don't lie. They just might not be telling the story you expect.
Kevan Lee
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Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already
Social Media

Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already

Just when we were saying our first hello to Ello, it said goodbye. Here's why. And, yes, the buzzing ad-free social magnet is back up and running.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Fast-Growing Ello a Facebook Killer? Not So Fast.
Social Media

Fast-Growing Ello a Facebook Killer? Not So Fast.

There's no denying the network was launched, at least partially, in reaction to all the data Facebook collects on its users. But don't expect the nascent company to really threaten Facebook's dominance.
Matt Hunter
New Details Emerge About Facebook's 'Buy' Button
Ecommerce

New Details Emerge About Facebook's 'Buy' Button

Social media platforms are doubling as ecommerce platforms that deliver instant gratification in the form of instant in-feed purchases.
Laura Entis
How to Build a Strong Social-Media Presence
Social Media

How to Build a Strong Social-Media Presence

By implementing these simple steps, entrepreneurs can stay on the forefront of the social-media sphere while also growing their following across social channels.
Ann Tran
You Never Thought Social Media Could Look Like This
Social Media

You Never Thought Social Media Could Look Like This

Artists have created an installation that allows us to see social-media sentiment in the physical, real world. It's so weird you have to see it for yourself.
Kate Taylor
The Jury Is Still Out on Texting for Professional Communication
Millennials

The Jury Is Still Out on Texting for Professional Communication

The youngest workers, who've come of age ordering take-out food with an app, seem unaware of the incomparable efficiency of a phone call.
Eddy Ricci
With the Arrival of Twitter's 'Buy' Button, Is It Time to Move Into Social Commerce?
Social Media Marketing

With the Arrival of Twitter's 'Buy' Button, Is It Time to Move Into Social Commerce?

Explore new channels without inundating loyal customers with aggressive marketing tactics.
Seamas Egan
3 Out of 4 Negative Tweets Happen While Customers Are Still Inside the Restaurant
Social Media

3 Out of 4 Negative Tweets Happen While Customers Are Still Inside the Restaurant

Social media provides a new way to deal with disgruntled customers before they even finish eating.
Kate Taylor
3 More Reasons for Brands to Use Instagram to Boost Influence and Drive Sales
Content marketing

3 More Reasons for Brands to Use Instagram to Boost Influence and Drive Sales

The photo-centric social media platform is well suited for reaching younger customers who define what the larger audience seeks from content marketing.
Justin Rezvani
What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic)
Social Media Marketing

What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic)

Many companies are investing in Facebook campaigns despite changes to its organic reach.
Constance Aguilar
YouTube Paying Millions to Keep Its Biggest Stars From Looking Elsewhere
YouTube

YouTube Paying Millions to Keep Its Biggest Stars From Looking Elsewhere

The site's most popular stars are being paid to produce new content as other channels seek to court them.
Laura Entis
The Easy Way to Get a Social Influencer Advocating Your Brand Is to Hire One
Influencers

The Easy Way to Get a Social Influencer Advocating Your Brand Is to Hire One

If you thought you needed more charismatic friends to have a social-maven driving your sales, think again.
Marco Hansell