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  • Why You Need to Be at Social Media Marketing World 2020

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    If you’re a social media professional or aspiring to be one in any way, Social Media Marketing World is the event you need to be at. What do you get when you cram 7,000 social media professionals into the San Diego Convention center for 3 days? Why, Social Media Marketing World of course! Without a doubt […]

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  • Social Listening: What It Is, and How to Do It

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    Want to know what people are saying about you when you’re not there to hear it? This article will teach you how you can use Social Listening to never miss an opportunity to improve your online sentiment. Do you remember the adage about your ears burning? Back in Roman times, it was firmly believed that […]

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  • How Live Streaming Social Media Can Explode Your Reach

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    In case you haven’t noticed, live streaming social media is blowing up the scene. Why is it so popular? How can you use it to build an audience of raving fans? I’m so glad you asked. It was by the mid-2000s that we finally had the proper tools and know-how to make online video streaming […]

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  • An Epic Blog Post Every Time with This Simple Checklist

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    There are so many things to remember when trying to write a successful blog post. Don’t you wish there was a simple blog post checklist to help you make sure you don’t leave anything out? Well, my friends, I’ve created this article just for you. In case you didn’t know this about me, I am […]

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  • The Best Productivity Tools for Social Media Marketers

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    Are you still struggling to make the most of your time at work? Well, I’ve got a list of the productivity tools I use daily as a marketer, blogger, and business owner. Starting a work day is always hard if I don’t have any direction on what to do for that specific day. I’ve spent […]

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  • How to Use Twitter: From Beginner to Advanced

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    Have you been struggling with how to use Twitter effectively for your personal brand or business? If so, this post has everything covered for you, start to finish. Twitter is the epitome of the KISS strategy—keep it simple, stupid. Not that I’m labeling anyone “stupid,” but the social network does rather successfully force its users […]

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  • How to Write a Blog Post: An Epic Process for Epic Results

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    Warning: if you really want to know how to write a blog post that gets noticed, it’s going to take work and discipline. This is not for the faint at heart. A while back I was challenged by a few of my peers to document and share my blogging process. I had never thought to […]

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  • The Best Social Media Management Tools

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    Need to make the most of your time on social media? These tools are the best of the best for social media management, planning, and posting. If you’re like most people trying to grow your personal brand or business on social media, you’ve got your work cut out for you. It’s likely you’ve got a […]

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  • Grow Your Influence on Baaz with News and Content Curation

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    Now is the best time to grow your influence on Baaz, the next generation of social discovery, by being an industry resource. [This post was sponsored by Baaz. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.] Every new social network has its early adopters. Generally, these are the people who dive in from […]

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  • Twitter Lists: Everything You Need to Know to Dominate

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    Twitter lists can be a powerful networking tool if you know how to use them. Before we get into that though, let’s start with an analogy. If you were invited to the biggest cocktail party in the world, what would you spend the majority of your time doing? Would you be shouting out the headlines […]

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