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Guest Blogging Guide from Idea to Publish

Guest Blogging Guide from Idea to Publish

Nov 26, 2012

A great way to increase your blog viewership and also boost your search engine ranking is to begin guest blogging on other websites and blogs. When a good writer submits a high quality post to a popular blog, it’s a win-win situation. However, since guest blogging is one of the only ways to guarantee backlinks, the guest blogging community (like many other...

Facebook Timeline

Facebook Timeline

Oct 22, 2012

Facebook- we all know it and love it or hate it, we know that it is an integral part of society today. Even if you don’t use Facebook yourself, you know what it is. You recognize their logo, you see companies advertising their pages on Facebook, you hear your friends talking about it and there’s a good chance your children are on it.   Facebook is the...

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest

Oct 16, 2012

We all love being a winner, right? Who doesn’t want to get something for free or come in first place in a competition? Facebook contests allow you to take advantage of a large user base that has a track record of contest participation.   It seems like everyone these days is using Facebook to give something away, but running a successful contest is not as...

WordPress vs. Blogger: Which is Best?

WordPress vs. Blogger: Which is Best?

Oct 4, 2012

The WordPress and Blogger platforms were the catalyst for making blogging so accessible. With little to no experience, a user can create a destination that is customized, and ready for posting. If you want to spend the majority of your time on creating your blog content rather than having to deal with the technical issues, then a hosted blog service like...

The Best Social Media Chats on Twitter

The Best Social Media Chats on Twitter

Sep 28, 2012

**To participate in any Twitter chat, use the free app called TwChat. It makes following any Twitter chat much easier! Twitter chats focused on social media marketing offer a great way to network and exchange ideas as well as to collaborate with a wide variety of social media professionals. With hundreds of different industry Twitter Chats focused on social...

8 Group Funding Websites like Kickstarter

8 Group Funding Websites like Kickstarter

Sep 13, 2012

Group funding has become a viable alternative to pitching investors, and has become a favorite crowdsourcing concept of several technology enthusiasts. Recent projects like the MetaWatch Strata and OUYA gaming console have generated massive interest and attracted several times their initial target in startup funding. If you have a fundraiser, project or...

Top 10 Funny Tumblr Blogs

Top 10 Funny Tumblr Blogs

Sep 4, 2012

If you’re not on Tumblr or at least enjoy browsing it from time to time, then you’re missing out on some great laughs. On March 26, Tumblr hit a huge milestone: 20 billion posts and a good majority of those are hilariously entertaining. Just heed this early warning: once you get started, you might lose yourself for a few hours. It’s hopelessly...

Creating Your Social Media Editorial Calendar

Creating Your Social Media Editorial Calendar

Aug 28, 2012

The Social Media Editorial Calendar is your blueprint to a successful content marketing/ social media marketing campaign. Do you ever feel like you are spinning your wheels and going nowhere online? You’ve been told that you need to be on Facebook or that your business needs a Twitter so you set up your accounts, eagerly awaiting the masses… only the masses...

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