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Spammy Practices to Avoid on Facebook

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014


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The recent changes on Facebook’s algorithm may seem like a trick to get businesses to pay for promoted posts so they can maintain their reach on the social network, but seen from another angle, these changes help push social media marketers to improve the quality of their posts for the sake of better user experience. In the end, not only will this make posts more enjoyable for the fans, it will also encourage them to continue supporting or engaging with a business.

 

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Use Semantic Markup Properly with these Best Practices

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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One of the best ways to make sure your site comes up in first page results is by using semantic markup. This is the use of HTML to tell search engines exactly what’s in your page, making your site easier, faster, and more accurately to find and index to boost ranking and online exposure.

 

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Reevaluate Your Target Markets to Improve Your Social Media Campaign

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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In the world of social media marketing, it doesn’t matter how well your content is or how much you shell out on paid advertising if you don’t know who your real audience is.

 

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Keeping Tabs on Competitors with Facebook’s Pages to Watch

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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Competitor analysis plays a significant role in your brand’s social media marketing campaign. It’s a great way to gauge how your products and services are doing, and to determine the right changes you need to make to stay in the game. On the other hand, it’s also a good way to know what you have that your competitors don’t, and how to make sure they don’t find out about your secret marketing techniques.

 

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Get Your Followers to Act: Simple Tips for Effective Calls to Action

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

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So you’ve managed to get a decent number of followers to your brand’s social networks. The question now is, what’s next? As with any brand, the goal is still to convert your following into customers who would actually buy your products or pay for your services, instead of just liking or sharing your posts.

A good amount of engagement helps with lead conversion, and one way to inspire your followers to click a link and hopefully make a purchase is to incorporate a well-made call to action or CTA into your posts.

 

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Encouraging Co-Creation in Social Media

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Social media has given businesses a way to deliver the message of their brands at reduced marketing costs, but with it, new challenges and opportunities come along as it also transforms the way consumers interact with a brand.

 

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Maximizing the Open Graph Protocol to Improve Social Shares

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

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When posting your content on social sites like Facebook, you’ve probably wondered about how Facebook chooses the image and summary to include in your links. This is thanks to the Open Graph Protocol.

The Open Graph Protocol allows richer, more attractive social sharing of your site’s or blog’s content by giving you the power to dictate the title, image, summary, and URL that will come out whenever your posts are shared in Facebook. This is very important if you want to take full control of your online marketing campaigns.

 

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