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How to Increase Social Media Engagement

We recently shared an infographic and article that detailed eight steps to launch your social media strategy. Many of you have already launched your social media strategy but may not be seeing as much engagement as you expected. Some of that may be filtering algorithms within the platforms. Facebook, for example, would much rather you pay to promote your content than display it forthright to anyone who follows your brand. It all starts, of course, with making your brand worth following. Why Do Consumers Follow Brands Online? Interest – Offering – Personality – Recommendations –

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How Businesses Should Be Interacting with Each Social Media Platform

My opinion of social media is often different with those in my industry. Theoretically, I love social media and the opportunity it offers businesses to reach customers and prospects on a personal level. The reality has been very different, though. I’ve watched businesses attempt to utilize social media the same way they do other marketing channels. In some situations, this has led to incredible embarassment… robotic responses made publicly to a savvy social media user damage a brand, they don’t help it. Other times, it’s that brands don’t see the opportunity to resolve an issue

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Heartbeat: Reach Over 150,000 Passionate Female Millennial Consumers

Brands today are spending $36 billion on social channels to engage and acquire new millennial consumers using Influencer-style campaigns with celebrity names. However; engagement and conversions are low because millennial women trust and engage more with friends’ recommendations exclusively when choosing between one product or service and another. Heartbeat is a platform for millennial women to promote brands within their personal social accounts and communities. Heartbeat recently released its Discover Feed, offering a seamless way for brands to connect with the 150,000 millennial-aged female consumers on its platform. With thousands of opt-ins in just the

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Design Wizard: Create High-Quality Graphical Content in Minutes

The pressure on marketers, business owners and entrepreneurs to produce high quality, original campaigns has never been as intense as it is right now. Without design knowledge and creative strategies it’s going be increasingly difficult to keep up with the rising standard. Design Wizard is an online graphic design software that offers people a quick, easy and affordable solution to creating visual content.  Every day there are over 1.8 billion images posted online and the vast majority of these are promotional images. Along with business templates, invitations, and cards, Design Wizard offers graphical templates for:

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5 Awesome Tools for Content Marketing Minimalists

I consider myself a minimalist in content marketing. I don’t like complicated calendars, schedulers and planning tools—to me, they make the process more complicated than it needs to be. Not to mention, they make content marketers rigid. If you’re using a 6-month content calendar planning tool—that your company is paying for—you feel obligated to stick to every detail of that plan. However, the best content marketers are agile, ready to shift content around as schedules change, events arise or requests are made. I am both a minimalist and resourceful in my work, so while I

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