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LOL And The Social Media Manager-To Avoid Or Not To Avoid Abbreviations And Hashtags

When it comes to writing for social media, abbreviations and hashtags seem to rule the platforms. Individuals and companies are using these abbreviations and hashtags to increase their reach, communicate more quickly, and to ensure they don’t go over the 140-character Twitter limit.

But hashtags and abbreviations can cause irritation or confusion among your followers […]

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The Facebook Surprise – Promotional Cover Images Now Allowed?

The latest buzz – thanks to Mari Smith and Hugh Briss for this exciting discovery –  is that Facebook has lifted restrictions on how to promote with Facebook cover images. Up until now there were strict rules what not to do with your cover image.

no price or purchase info no contact or website info […]

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Facebook App Center – What Does It Actually Do?

Anything you could possibly want to share on Facebook is now at your fingertips with Thursday night's launch of the Facebook App Center. Find out how it works in the article linked below. #facebook #socialmedia #ibmm

http://mashable.com/2012/06/09/facebook-app-center-guide/

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4 #Business ideas for Facebook

Read if one of those is you:#1: You have multiple employees?#2: You want to brand yourself?#3: You are you self-employed?#4: You manage groups of people? #socialmedia #facebook #ibmm  

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Using Facebook for business is easier said than done. These are some good practices. +Andrea Vahl 

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Facebook vs. Google Plus Engagement – You Had No Idea How Bad It Is For … ! [infographic]

There's a time a man must face the TRUTH! I liked Google plus better than Facebook. I called myself a Google Plus Ambassador. Then I looked at the numbers!

Most business owners and marketers still haven't joined Google plus.

If you haven't joined g+, you're probably wondering whether it's worth the additional time. If you […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #75: Get More Facebook Fans with a Facebook Ad

Your Facebook fan page is a great medium to get more traffic to your site, establish your online presence, and generally achieve success. However, without anyone knowing about your site, achieving any of your goals is next to impossible.

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Losing Its Cool – Is Facebook Embarrassing Itself To Keep Up With Google Plus?

The most circled Google+ user? Ironically it’s Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with 475,697 followers.

After Google launched its service on June 28th, he created his own profile and quickly covered the top spot.

It was a cool move of him. That he created his own Google+ profile exuberated an aura of self-confidence.

‘We’re cool with […]

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German Data Protection Commissioner Bans Facebook Fan Pages And Like Buttons

Facebook like buttons and fan pages not allowed in Germany's state of Schleswig Holstein anymore.

You may think this is a joke, but it is not. German privacy protectors asked web sites owners to remove Facebook like buttons from their sites, and threaten to fine € 50,000. They claim Facebook Like buttons and Fan […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #74: Proving It All with Your Facebook Fan Page

Some people are very hesitant when it comes to availing products and services online, even when it has now become a safe and easy method for everyone. However, you can’t blame them as there are still a lot of thieves and deceitful people lurking online. That is why you need to calm them; you can […]

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Gamer or Not, You’re Going to Love Google+

There is something about Facebook that makes it so addicting for its members. Otherwise, it would not have been able to beat MySpace and acquire 750 million users through the years.

Now, just what could this something be?

It seems Google has figured it all out, and that is why it has added a good […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #73: The Power of Your Facebook Fan Page’s “Insights”

There are a lot of features on Facebook that you can use for getting more traffic. However, some of them are left behind, even when they can produce great results if used wisely.

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Facebook Passes News Feed Control to You

With more and more people getting hooked, or at least interested, with Google+, Facebook just had to make a move. So, what’s Facebook’s decision? Start with passing the news feed control to users—consumers, developers, and marketers alike.

Basically, what happens is that the news feed filter, which categorizes your friends' or fans' posts, is removed. […]

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I’m Pretty Happy With My Facebook…Why Google+?

No, I'm not

It's just a quote from this video that I found. Actually, I never liked Facebook at all. That's why I'm promoting Google+ so much.

If you're a happy Facebook user, click below and take a look:

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Hopes for Better User Experience: Rise of Google+

What are you going to do if something you invested time and effort on starts controlling you instead? Of course, you will surely start looking for alternatives that give you freedom and privacy! That is exactly the driving force of people who have left Facebook and started broadening their networks through Google+.

Facebook has, for […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #64: Attract Attention with a Splash Page

Sometimes you can’t easily attract attention with just some bits of info regarding your business and your products. At such, you might want to change the default settings on your Facebook fan page. This is so your Facebook fan page visitors will see something more entertaining and will be easily swayed to join your page.

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #63: Traffic-Building with Facebook Fan Page Forum

One of the best and easiest ways to drive traffic to your site is by creating a discussion forum on your Facebook fan page. You can then channel the forum traffic you get to your site.

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #62: Attract More Customers with a Facebook Application

In many situations, this simply won’t apply to you, as it does not make sense for most businesses to create an application on Facebook. Nevertheless, if you have the right business model and products, creating a Facebook app can be a great way to increase your business’s presence online.

If you don’t know anything about […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #61: Successful Product Launch with Facebook

Will you be launching a new product? Do you have somebody who is planning a product launch who you want to support? There are various ways in which you can support a product launch through Facebook. Nevertheless, one I personally recommend is to creating an event. After creating the event, you can then promote it […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #60: Get Feedbacks with Your Facebook Fan Page

In addition to sending updates to your customers and colleagues with your Facebook fan page, you can also use it to gather information from your fans, as I’ve mentioned previously. There are specifically three things that you should try to request from your fans.

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #59: Update Customers with a Facebook Fan Page

Another great benefit of having a Facebook fan page is that you can easily send out information to your colleagues and customer. If you already followed my earlier tip of reaching out to your subscribers with an autoresponder course and getting them to become your fan on Facebook, then you should now have a broad […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #42: Easy Way to Get More Facebook Fans

In the last Web 2.0 tip, we discussed how you can quickly locate new Facebook friends using the email addresses you have in your autoresponder account. Have you done it yet? If yes, then you should be prepared to take another great step after that. That is to say, you should invite your Facebook friends […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #41: Getting Facebook Customers with Your Mailing List

Have you created a personal and business Facebook profile yet? Facebook is a very prominent social network, so it is just natural for you to use it as a marketing platform. While some simply creates a personal profile to keep in touch with colleagues and customers, a Facebook fan page will actually be beneficial.

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #40: Seduction Tip for Getting Facebook Fans

Facebook has skyrocketed to success. It has become so popular today that you will surely be missing a lot if you do not use it for establishing your online presence and promoting your business. Now, one thing you must know when it comes to Facebook, though, is the fact that you must set up both […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #27: Give Freedom with Your Facebook Fan Page

If there is one thing about Web 2.0 that make it sooo great, it will be the fact that users are given more freedom to express their thoughts. Some marketers think that this is a disadvantage since customers can give negative feedbacks. However, you must look at the bright side instead. If you allow your […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #24: Make Readers Your Facebook and Twitter Advertisers

When it comes to Web 2.0 marketing, it’s important that you gain a lot of followers or fans, depending on the medium you are using. There are various ways you can accomplish this, and one we have already pointed out is the fact that you can start contests with reports, discount coupons, and the like […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #23: Get Closer to Fans with Your Facebook Fan Page

If you want to establish customer loyalty, then it is essential that you keep close and continuously interact with your customers. You must engage them and let them air their thoughts. Only through this way can your business flourish and only through this can you acquire a lot of new customers every time.

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #22: Power of Twitter and Facebook Combined

Facebook and Twitter are great marketing platforms you should not miss using today. Why? The top reason will be: Because those are the places where thousands of your customers will be!

While it is beneficial to market on both social network, however, in time, you will find that it can be tiring; you will need […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #17: Integrate Your Web 2.0 Marketing Efforts with Everything Else

Twitter and Facebook are great marketing platforms on their own. However, if you want to optimize the result you will get from them, it is best to use them to complement your other Web 2.0 accounts as well as your primary website.

Your web sites, blog, and Web 2.0 accounts are probably created at different […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #14: Encourage Your Customers And Subscribers to Visit Your Facebook Fan Page

In the previous Web 2.0 marketing tip, we discussed why you should create a Facebook fan page for your business and how you can make one. Today, we will look at how you can use you it to successfully boost your traffic and sales.

The Power of Your Facebook Fan Page

Taking some time and […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #4: Facebook Fan Page for Success

Facebook is one of the most promising Web 2.0 sites when it comes to marketing your products and your internet business. This is unavoidable as Facebook is home to hundreds millions of members and allows you to create discussion threads and even application.

We are not going to focus on those, though. Rather, we will […]

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Web 2.0 Marketing Tip #1: Consistent Web 2.0 Identity is Key

Seeing that you have found these Web 2.0 marketing series and have already started reading this first tip, you are surely ready to enter the world of web 2.0.

Before you go out and spread the word about your business through We 2.0 sites, it’s important for you to spend some time carefully thinking about […]

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IM Strategy (2) – How Barack Obama Used Internet Marketing To Win Presidency

What if your internet marketing strategy could create a ‘Storm’ on the internet? Barack Obama’s campaign has been called ‘The Perfect Political Storm’. We’ll analyze it and then we’ll create a strategy for you to boost your web sites.

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What Web 2.0 Can Do For Your Business…

The most trafficked sites on the net are the web 2.0 sites. How can you profit? Read Internet Business Mastermind’s ‘Web 2.0’ Section. It reveals the latest strategies on social communities and all important web 2.0 sites.

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