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5 Things To Do When Facebook Goes Down (the next time). How To Thrive!

Yesterday, Facebook, Instagram and What's App were down. The world was going crazy. My wife was antsy, I even got a phone call asking me if the world was "ok". For sure many businesses in developed countries leverage some aspect of social media for their marketing and customer engagement. However, there's many things you can do when...

Making Sales From Twitter: Social Selling

Are you using Twitter to generate leads for your business? Many business owners and marketers overlook the power of Twitter as a social selling platform. By leveraging the internal search engine and other third-party tools, you can double or triple the number of high-quality, targeted leads you get. As with most things, you need to start...

Marcus Lemonis Shares the 4th P in the Recipe for Business Success

Marcus Lemonis Shares the 4th P in the Recipe for Business Success

Creating a successful business is something like cooking a delicious meal. Start with fresh ideas (ingredients), create a solid business plan (prep you workspace and ingredients), and then most importantly, make sure you choose the right recipe! In the past, businessman and investor Marcus Lemonis (from CNBC’s The Profit) has shared his personal recipe for...

Should Twitter's Business Tool Have Buffer & Hootsuite Worried?

Should Twitter’s Business Tool Have Buffer & Hootsuite Worried?

At the end of June, Twitter announced the arrival of the Twitter Dashboard, a tool to help business owners better manage their Twitter account. Should you try it? What about other tools like Buffer and Hootsuite? In this article, we’ll give you the information you need to make an informed decision. What is Twitter Dashboard? Twitter Dashboard is...

Social News Feed Reordering

What the Social News Feed Reordering Means for Your Small Business

Social news feeds are changing on many of the major social media sites, altering the way stories are displayed – and if they are even displayed at all. The Facebook and Twitter announcements came in February 2016 while the Instagram announcement was made in March 2016. Social news feed reordering has important implications for...

Simple Ways to Get Your Customers to Do Your Marketing for You

Simple Ways to Get Your Customers to Do Your Marketing for You

Simple Ways to Get Your Customers to Do Your Marketing for You Watch out for 33-year-old Olga Kay — she's the latest social-media celebrity, and her popularity is growing quickly. You may have seen her clever YouTube videos featuring impressive juggling performances and comedy routines. The Russian-American, Olga, is more than a performer, though — she’s also a...

Staples #MakeMoreHappen Twitter Chat

Staples #MakeMoreHappen Twitter Chat: Avoiding & Reducing Tech Downtime

Staples #MakeMoreHappen Twitter Chat: Avoiding & Reducing Tech Downtime No matter what your business is, technology likely plays an important role. The last NSBA Technology Survey (in 2013) found that: 87 percent of small business owners use a desktop (up from 76 percent in 2010) 84 percent use a laptop (up from 67 percent in 2010) 74 percent...

Taking Advantage of Twitter with Two Simple Business Solutions

Taking Advantage of Twitter with Two Simple Business Solutions With over 100 million active users a day, Twitter has become an essential social media platform for many businesses, whether B2B or B2C. However, on a platform that moves at the speed of light, it can be difficult to make an impression with your posts and...