Easy to implement SEO tips for small biz

Simple & Effective SEO Tips For Local Businesses

If you don’t come up in the top three spots when someone does a Google search, you’re losing out on tons of business. Why? The top three positions on Google search get the most clicks. If you haven’t started taking SEO seriously, then you need to set aside some time to read this piece.  Then, […]

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Socialdraft Reputation Monitoring Digest

Keeping an eye on your online and social reputation can take so much time. Just think of it, every time you log onto google and search your business name, you need to drill down by date and sort through an overwhelming amount of content, most of which is not even relevant to you. It’s a […]

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100 Social Media Content Ideas for Business (with examples)

After a while your brain will go blank and you will have “writer’s block”. Don’t worry. This happens to everyone managing social media. If you’re currently having a brain fart, we hope to inspire you with these awesome 100 social media content ideas for business. You can implement all of these on all your social […]

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Winter Break and Winter Holiday Hashtags

The winter holiday season is probably the most important to most businesses. It is the time when consumer spending will be at its highest, and the last chance brands and businesses have to make their quotas. That means that having a strong Social Media strategy is pivotal. We’ll give you some great ideas for marketing […]

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A List of the Top 4th of July Hashtags

The day the US adopted the Declaration of Independence  has become one of the most celebrated holidays in the US. Today we’ll discuss Instagram marketing tips for Fourth of July, as well as the best 4th of July hashtags to use so you can get the most organic views on your posts. If you follow […]

A list of items you can put in place to measure social media success

How to measure social success

One of the most important things that you can do as a modern marketer is fall in love with something that direct response marketers have loved ever since the early 1900’s – the ability to measure your marketing and its impact: to test, tweak, and modify your marketing until you get the kind of conversion […]

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Must Know SEO Tips for 2016

Search engine optimization has hit it big in the past few years because of the growing need for businesses to achieve a better presence on search results. According to recent studies, individuals usually start their consumer process with a basic internet search and 90% of those people don’t make it past the first page (or […]

How Social media managers can use google analytics to fine tune their strategy

8 Google Analytic Reports to Help Social Media Managers

It is mission critical that you take advantage of advanced metrics and analytics to measure your social media marketing efforts (and all of your other marketing efforts, for that matter) – but it’s incredibly easy to become overwhelmed by all of the data you have thrown at you. This is why you’re going to want […]

How to put together Facebook and Google Analytics to measure the result of your social campaign

How To Combine Facebook and Google Analytics

Facebook Insights provides information about your Page’s performance and includes demographic data about your audience. But if you would like to expand on the information Facebook Insights provides, such as Likes, Reach, Engagement, shares and comments, you could combine your Facebook Insights with Google Analytics. By combining the two you can determine who is visiting […]

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How to Upload Videos Longer Than 15 Minutes to YouTube

As a default setting you are going to be able to upload videos to YouTube that are up to 15 minutes along in duration. And while that is all well and good for the overwhelming majority of people that are using YouTube to share their videos, occasionally (or not all that occasionally, as the case […]

How to automate social media for small businesses

Things YOU should be automating to Save Time on Social Media

Even though the overwhelming majority of smart and savvy business owners out there today understand the value of social media marketing, most of them would agree that there just isn’t enough time to regularly leverage everything that social media marketing has to offer. Imagine your’e restaurant who does their own social media. Suddenly you get […]

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Top 11 Social Media Conferences of 2016

If you’re a business owner or community manager interested in learning content marketing, or a content creator who wants to improve your craft, you should consider attending one of the top social media conferences this year. Social media conferences are a great place to learn marketing strategies that have been tested and proven in the […]

A guide and list of tools to automate social media

How to Automate Social Media And Not Look Like A Spammer

We live in the middle of the most competitive and exciting business environment in human history. Seriously. It’s possible for anyone (ANYONE) to create an online business with nothing more than a dream, a laptop, and an internet connection. This means you too can compete against every other business on the planet. However, if you’re […]

How to use social media for churches

Church Social Media and Reputation Monitoring

Business owners and brands know the best way to promote their business online, and successfully market their unique product or service is by using social media. So it should come as no surprise that churches can benefit and spread the word with a proper social media strategy and a good reputation monitoring system. This can […]

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How to Use Ripples on Google+ to Find Influencers

Google+ Ripples is a really nifty tool that can help you find which people have had the most prominent influence in sharing a particular post. With Google+ Ripples you can see how posts are shared and apportioned via a built-in visualization graph which is interactive, and updates in real-time. In the visualization graph, the initial […]

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Detailed Breakdown on Google Plus Analytics

Most of us equate social media with platforms like Facebook and Twitter, but there are several popular Social Networking Sites that resonate with the public. Google Plus is the second-largest social networking site in the world after Facebook, and a Google Business Account provides a consolidated suite of tools for business owners. Today we’ll break […]

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Tools to Manage Your Online Reputation

Social media is great for sharing information, promoting your business and expanding your brand’s reach. It can also be a bit daunting. Luckily, there are a number of exciting tools allowing you to manage your brand’s online reputation. With the help of these tools you can determine which posts were the most effective, the best […]

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How to Create, Edit, and Customize Annotations on YouTube

Often overlooked, YouTube Annotations are a great way for video content creators to get more views, entice viewers to subscribe to a video channel, and contact you for more information. Annotations also allow you to request feedback from viewers, or get viewers to click on links back to your website or other marketing venues. Today […]

24 tips and tactics for your social networks

24 Tips On Swiftly Building Your Social Media Following

In his article “The History of Social Networking,” Miles Walker explains how social networking began in 1978 with the Bulletin Board System, hosted on personal computers. Geocities was among the first social networking sites on the internet, launching its website in 1994, and then Friendster served as the impetus for MySpace, who cloned Friendster. In […]

Google+ no longer a requirement for Google Account

New Gmail Accounts No Longer Require Google+ Signup

In the past, Google required everyone to establish a Google+ profile in order to obtain a new Gmail account. But now if you sign up for a Gmail account, you can opt out of a Google+ profile. Since 2012, anyone signing up for a new Gmail account was required to sign up for a Google+ […]