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Grow Your Online Community with Facebook Groups

Facebook groups have recently become extremely popular for being an excellent way to build thriving online communities that can help to grow your reach…and your profit. A group may not work for every small business, and it will require time to maintain, but it’s worth

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Plan 30 Days of Content in 30 Minutes

Content.  You should be creating it for your business-but what is it and what should you be creating? Content is basically anything you create online to provide value to your intended audience.  This includes blogs, videos, social media graphics, podcasts and even emails. These create awareness around

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Hashtag Research: 5 Tips for Instagram

If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably spent some time clicking on hashtags, trying to figure out what they are and why people use them.  (If you’re still unsure, head over to my two-part blog series that explains them before reading on.)  In this blog post,

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How to Be a Good Follower

Algorithms rule when it comes to Facebook and Instagram. It didn’t use to be that way, but things evolve and it has become the reality. Now, you could get mad about it and stomp your feet and say, “I’m not gonna participate!” or you could

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What is a Hashtag: Part 2

As we outlined in part one of this two-part series, a hashtag is simply a word preceded by a pound sign (#.)  It is used across multiple social media outlets to label or sort posts by topic. Unfortunately for us, hashtags do not work the

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What is a Hashtag?

Did you ever see the hashtag video with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake? (If you haven’t seen it, watch it here.) In the video from the Late Night Show, the guys were hilariously poking fun at the over-use of hashtags, but I’m here to tell you that hashtags are

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