Automating Your Twitter Sharing

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Sharing content from other users is one of the principals of social media. It helps grow your audience as you share content that is listed not just on your feed but also on the feeds of others. It also creates conversational points between you and followers with new avenues to demonstrate your expertise and why you are a preferred supplier for many of your clients. In addition, it helps fill voids in your content creation. This is really important as you should limit the amount of content...
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Why Some Hashtag Slogans Just Aren’t Needed!

Hashtags are a great way for your business to attract audiences to your brands on social media by using topics to connect your brand with their searches. This has been the cornerstone for many platforms for a long time. For instance, using the hashtag #biztips will attract those looking for business advice and support. From time to time there are hashtags that pop-up for a particular cause. Recently there was the Elton John case where he encouraged users to create content with the tag #Bo...
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Why You Should Be Using Twitter

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Businesses can really take advantage of Twitter. Even if your primary focus is not to generate interest from new customers, you can find exciting ways to use the social media network. In this article we take a look at the reasons why you should be using Twitter. Twitter Gives Your Company A Recognisable Brand Many small businesses suffer the problem of not being recognised in their industry or local community. Others may find that because they do not see their customers face-to-face that t...
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Ways To Get Sent To Twitter Jail

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‘Twitter Jail’ is when the social network prevents you from publishing new content through your profile. For some, this can be extremely detrimental, it reduces website traffic and limits lead generation. However, for others it is a competition to see if they can get banned on Twitter. What Is Twitter Jail? Twitter Jail is when your account is temporarily suspended and you are unable to gain access to your profile or release updates. The length of time that people spend in Twitter Jail var...
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The Scottish Lesson In Social Media

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When Scotland went to the polls to decide on the future of their nation, there was no precedent to show who might have won. Many looked to the polls to look at how the vote might have turned while others searched for clues on social media. Social media was truly one of the loudest battlegrounds from the voices of the people who mattered – the voters. There was also a big difference in the online support for the two campaigns. The Pro-independence campaign was mentioned 378,000 times on Tw...
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Twitter Etiquette: Give Me A Reason…To Follow You

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Twitter etiquette is very important and there are numerous social rules which are often presented to users. Some of these rules are very clear. For instance, you should thank anyone who mentions you or retweets an update. Another good example is to ensure you give credit to the original posters of content. However, there is one rule which always seems to upset some users: the follow back rule. What Is The Twitter Etiquette Regarding Follow Back Depending on who you speak to, there are a...
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Three Easy Ways To Increase Your Twitter Following

Social media is becoming one of the essential needs for your online marketing activities. Those who are not on social media can find they suffer a lack of website visitors. This is because social media becomes part of your SEO, especially the basics of Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Twitter in particular is a very important aspect of your marketing. It can drive a large number of highly targeted visitors to your website. However, getting followers on Twitter can be a challenge for a number of...
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Are You Using Too Many Hashtags?

Hashtags are a fantastic invention of the Social Media Marketing (SMM) world. Instantly have your updates linked to a several other posts with the same tag, so readers can be easily targeted based on a certain interests. Many businesses believe that placing as many hashtags as possible into a post, is a good idea. However research has shown that this is not the case. In fact, having three or more hashtags in a tweet can lead to a significant drop in your interaction rate. You are better off n...
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