We know you’ve got a lot on your plate and maybe the thought of doing research about social media and the latest updates plus keeping up with what’s going on in your own industry is way too much.
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5 Ways to Grow Your Exposure With Instagram
What Does “Professional” Look Like Today?
Social media demographics 2012: 24 sites including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
The U.S. election, live on YouTube
Facebook debuts two-paned Messages view, adds keyboard shortcuts
Tumblr becomes next property after Instagram to have Twitter friend-finding privileges revoked
Your Facebook Posts Reach 16% of Fans…THE HORROR!
Instagram is quickly growing as a fun way to share photos. You may think of this as a tool for personal use, but it just might be something helpful for your business. Photo sharing has become more prominent on sites like Facebook and particularly with Pinterest. This article explains the different ways you can use Instagram to promote your business and encourage other people to share your photos.
The virtual world makes it so easy to send a message out to a large audience, but the pressure to respond quickly may conflict with your need to maintain your professional image. What is important is staying true to yourself while maintaining your connection with those involved in your work. Perhaps you might want to adopt some of these views of what the new professional looks like today.
With so many social media sites in use today, it can be difficult to determine which ones have the type of audience you are trying to reach. Maybe you have heard about a site but you don’t know if the users are within the age group that you are targeting, or which sites are used more often by women or men. If this is the case, you will likely find this demographics study done by Pingdom to be very helpful.
YouTube has become such a popular way to broadcast information that it is now being used to share live events related to the upcoming election. Perhaps this might inspire you to create your own channel on YouTube. You can join many other businesses who reap the benefits of displaying their videos along with links to their other social media sites and website.
Facebook has made some visual and functional changes to the way messages, chats, and emails are displayed. Along with these improvements comes the addition of keyboard shortcuts to help with the use and navigation of messages. Find out more about these new features so you can be prepared when they appear on your Facebook page.
Tumblr will no longer provide the ability to find your friends who are using Twitter, while the options to find friends using Facebook or Gmail still remain. Other sites may be forced to follow suit. This article attempts to explain why Twitter has taken a tougher stance on how information is shared about its users.
The title of this article may have you wondering if this information is indeed true, and if it is, what you can do to improve the situation. Facebook uses a formula to determine the Top News for each user and your post may not be featured long enough for most of your fans to see it. Here, Jon Loomer shares his thoughts on the impact of this and how you can respond to it.
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Tiffany D Parson, is the visionary and CEO behind Virtual Hired Hand. She helps busy online business owners maintain their online presence including their websites and social media. She is a coach and trainer to new virtual assistants and those looking to get started in the industry. She started her online business full-time in 2008. Meet Tiffany »