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Tips and Tricks for Twitter

By Lindsay Dicks Twitter is the 12th most popular site in the world, and adds hundreds of thousands of new users each day. To say the least, it’s important to have a presence on the site. However, many people still think Twitter isn’t right for them. They may think they can’t make a dent amongst the […]

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How to make and use GIFs to increase Twitter engagement

Each social media platform has evolved to excel at sharing certain kinds of content and – despite its shortcomings – Twitter is one of the best platforms for sharing news about your business, your blog posts, and certain graphics, especially GIFs. GIFs (Graphics Interchange Format) are those animated mini-movie graphics that last just a second […]

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184 entrepreneur hashtags you should know, use, follow

I spent some time searching far and wide for as many entrepreneur hashtags as I could find. I then headed over to Hashtagify to find the relative popularity of each entrepreneur hashtag. While it is good to carve out a niche in the social media with one or two hashtags so you can establish authority, […]

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How to leverage Twitter, whether it’s ‘ebbing’ or ‘flowing’

By Lindsay Dicks When I was a little, my father taught me about the cycles of life and the never-ending ebbs and flow. Like the ocean tide, it goes out, but it will always come back in. A little too philosophical for a 5-year-old that was more concerned with the “fishies” in the ocean verse […]

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An easy Paper.li hack to boost your Twitter following [#video]

One of the easiest ways to gain Twitter followers on autopilot is to establish a free Paper.li publication that centers around your interest area. When you first create your newspaper – which publishes each day – you have options on where it should draw the articles that it features. If you select Twitter and some […]

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They give you a few free square inches, here’s how to make the most of them!

Leveraging a consistent 1-percent edge to outpace the competition means taking advantage of every opportunity you have to further your small business. And in your social media accounts, this requires you to use every tool at hand and one of those tools is your cover photo or cover art. I’ve grabbed some Twitter cover art […]

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How to use Twitter analytics to find the best times to tweet

I like how easy it is to get to Twitter analytics and get some quick overviews of what has worked and what has bombed. Discovering your top tweets, top mentions, top followers, top media tweets, and the like is all summed up for you. However, I’ve always wanted to know the most productive time of […]

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New free app empowers small business owners

Editor’s Note:  This post is sponsored by Staples.  All the comments and opinions are my own. Let me give you some bedrock business principles and share a couple of corollaries: *  If you can’t measure it you can’t control it, and *  If you can’t control it, you can’t grow it. Those are simple enough […]

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How to Find the Best Hashtags and Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Before we start talking about how to find the best hashtags, let’s do a little review of what exactly hashtags are – this is for those of you who aren’t exactly social media gurus; the rest of you can feel free to skip over. A hashtag is just a way of labelling and finding social […]

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Your first Tweet chat: What you need to know to be successful

I’ve participated in a number of Tweet chats and they are a great way to gain followers, establish your authority and both interact with and learn from others. Tweet chats are quite popular and if you plan on being a Twitter power user and leveraging it to become a recognized influencer, you need to jump […]

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