Tag Archives: Facebook

Out with the Old, In With the New Media for Your Small Business?

Just because there’s something new in the world of marketing doesn’t mean all the old stuff is automatically obsolete.  Sure, social media is here—and here to stay, yet there’s still place for direct mail, leave-behind brochures, handwritten notes, networking events, … Continue reading

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My top blog post for 2009?

My top blog post for 2009 based on number of views: “Do You Need a Facebook Group or Fan/Brand Page?” What made this one tops in terms of views?  It’s a timely topic, and I used searchable key words in … Continue reading

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Think Social Media Is a Panacea for Small Business? Get real!

751 LinkedIn connections. 1,443 Twitter followers. 410 Facebook friends. Those are my stats as of this morning.  Trust me, I know there are countless people whose numbers make mine sound limp.  And trust me again, I know the numbers don’t … Continue reading

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Group Dynamic – Make the Most of Social Media Group Participation

Social media groups are topic-specific communities accessible for ‘members’ via  popular social networks such as Facebook and the business-oriented LinkedIn.  Members of these virtual groups can post questions, discussion starters, even news and job listings. I’ve previously written about starting, … Continue reading

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The Collective Connective – It’s Time for Small Biz to Face Up to Social Media

I have her email address and phone number.  She lives no more than a mile from me. However, I opted for direct messages on Facebook to set up our recent dinner outing.  Why did I communicate with my friend this … Continue reading

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Is Your Biz a “Lust” or “Must”? Use Social Media to Convince Customers They Need What They Want or Want What They Need

Windshields.  Cupcakes. In the gravel-spattered roadway of life, windshield fix-it shops exist to meet the needs of drivers.  A cracked windshield could pose a danger; it’s imperative it be repaired.  Thus, this service is pretty much a “must.” On the … Continue reading

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Can You Make Money on Facebook, Twitter or Other Social Media Networks?

“Has anybody figured out how to make money on here?” I’ve run across people asking this question on Facebook and Twitter quite often, and the topic even comes up frequently offline. Of course, this question isn’t coming from casual passers-by … Continue reading

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