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Picture perfect social media profiles

As all the various social media platforms introduce their own versions of cover images, headers, avatars, etc. it’s getting very hard to keep up with all the…

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Pinterest is open for business!

After two years of being invitation only, Pinterest has opened its doors to the public. This means anyone who has been waiting around for an…

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Yelping your way to more business

While most of the talk on social media focuses on the big players such as Facebook and Twitter, services like Yelp can be a huge…

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Some great tools to help with Twitter

Over the past few weeks I’ve been trying out a lot of new tools to help improve my experience with Twitter.  Some were inspired by…

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How I sold my house on facebook

We don’t typically go into detail about personal events on our blog, but something amazing recently happened in over at the Green household that I…

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Google Place Pages move to Google+

While we’ve been promoting the value in Google+ for a while now, if you’re a small business owner Google+ just became an essential tool for…

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Creating a “Tweetable” Experience

Social media is more than posting updates on facebook, taking photos on instagram, and tweeting to a crowd of followers; its about engaging people to…

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Creating “Pinnable” Images

There’s no denying that Pinterest is the new kid in town and has become the most popular thing since Danny Zuko and Ferris Bueller. In…

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Twitter and Google+ are too boring

New users on a social network often complain that it’s too boring.  They’ll post a message or two and hope for replies, and then get…

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The ROI of social media is survival

If you’re a huge brand, there are tools out there to help you measure the ROI of your social media efforts.  For smaller businesses, though,…

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Working toward A Brighter Web

Over the years I’ve posted quite a few video tutorials on here and on other sites.  The problem is that they were scattered all over…

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Your business isn’t perfect, but that’s ok

A few days ago, I shared the story of a recent visit to Marlow’s Tavern.  In that post, I referenced a post from Scott Stratten…

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Marlow’s Tavern, meet Gary Vaynerchuk

Last week, I saw a speech that Gary Vaynerchuk gave to a bunch of RE/MAX realtors on the topic of social media engagement and it…

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Google+ Business Pages are now live; here’s how to get started

Google has finally launched their business pages feature, and it’s open for everyone to sign up. You can read more about it on the Google…

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Google+ Business Pages are now live; here’s how to get started

Google has finally launched their business pages feature, and it’s open for everyone to sign up.  You can read more about it on the Google…

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