Social Media Platform Changes – July 2013

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Social Media | 0 comments

There have been a whole bunch of updates made to a whole bunch of social media platforms and apps in recent weeks. Many of them are not post-worthy on their own, yet there have been so many social media changes that it can be hard to keep up with them all. Here’s a run-down of many of the recent social media platform and app changes: Facebook Adds Photos to Comments Because sometimes words alone just aren’t enough. Click on the grey...

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How to pick the right social media platforms for your business

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Small Business, Social Media | 0 comments

It is hard to be everywhere at once. It’s also hard to do things to the best of your ability when you’re stretched so thin that you can’t remember if you’ve accomplished everything on your To Do list. So, it may make sense for your business to decide which particular social media platforms are best for your business rather than trying to manage all of them plus your growing business. To help you decide which platforms...

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Creating a YouTube Playlist

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Social Media | 1 comment

Once you’ve branded your YouTube channel, the next step towards fully optimizing your YouTube presence would be to activate and build out some of its other features. For example, featuring a YouTube playlist. On the lower part of the right sidebar of your YouTube channel is where you can showcase your YouTube playlists. Playlists can be made up of your own videos (e.g. All the videos you’ve made about Twitter in 1 playlist, all the...

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How to Add a Branded Background to your YouTube Channel

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Social Media | 0 comments

Your Twitter and Facebook profiles aren’t the only profiles that can be customized to reflect your business and brand! YouTube makes it very easy to upload (and tile, if necessary) a branded image for your channel’s background. Here’s what the Eli | Rose YouTube channel looks like: The video below walks you through the steps on how to add a background image to your YouTube channel in just 1 minute’s time. Are videos part...

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How to Manage your Brand’s Reputation using Real-Time Social Search Tools

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in Social Media, Tools/Apps | 0 comments

The need for monitoring mentions of your name or your brand’s name is continuously growing as more and more individuals “go social” and as more social media platforms emerge. Google Alerts has long been a standard form for discovering web mentions of your brand, but other free tools have emerged specifically for social search discovery. 3 Free Social Search Tools Topsy – Topsy is a real-time social search tool that has...

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