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February 20, 2012

What exactly is Pinterest? It’s a social media website thatallows you to “pin” images that you like and share them with friends (called “repinning”).  This is great ...

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August 2, 2010

5 Steps To Using Social Media for Lead Generation How do you get most of your business leads?  According to Unisfair Marketing, social mediais the primary new source for lead generation amon...

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August 2, 2010

Three keys to improving sales productivity with socialmedia. Today, you’re selling to a customer who uses the internet tolearn almost everything about you, your products, and your competito...

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May 31, 2010

The single most important part of having a strong web presence is of course, your website.  Your website is the first look potential clients will have at your business and they will infer much ab...

April 29, 2010

In response to an article called, 5 Ways Blogs Can Boost Your Business, someone asked, “How does one find time to Twitter, Blog, and do real work?"  In considering an appropriate answer, th...

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April 24, 2010

Blogs are one of the easiest ways to publish information online – they’re fast, can be updated frequently, and are easy for others to track.  The word blog is a contraction of the ter...

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April 22, 2010

5 Keys To A Successful Email NewsletterIt’s important to stay in contact with your customers and to remind them to visit your website.  One of the best ways to reach out is through a monthl...

April 20, 2010

Having a blog is a good start, but to really be successful you want to be able to engage your readers.  Here are some simple steps to starting a blog that will keep people coming back to read it:...

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November 5, 2009

Now, more than ever, your company is probably looking to maximize its ROI from its website.  But how exactly do you set your site apart from all the others out there?  People want to see fre...

October 29, 2009

Video is the wave of the future.  Interactive media is more easily accessible than ever and the businesses who take advantage of that survive.  Here are a few ways you can use video on your ...

August 15, 2009

So you’ve visited www.twitter.com and set up a Twitter account for your business.What’s the next step? How do you get started? First, there is a bit of terminology you should familiar...

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July 30, 2009

Social Media is online content that people create and can participate in by adding comments, instant messaging, or even uploading videos, songs, or stories themselves.  It has become very popular...

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July 30, 2009

You may think that Twitter is just for social purposes or celebrity following.  You’ve probably heard about Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk) and his showdown with CNN. However, what you may not kno...

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July 29, 2009

The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce recently launched a social networking campaign which included the addition of their Facebook page.  They already have over 200 fans are doing a great job of up...

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July 29, 2009

With all of the social networking sites available and all of the potentially untapped markets to enter, knowing which forums are best for your company can be tricky.  The temptation may be to set...

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July 10, 2009

Social bookmarking can be apowerful tool for your business. Here are 8 direct benefits from Digg andDel.i.cious for the small business: Drive people toyour site or blog.  We’ve always ...

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July 10, 2009

Facebook started as a network for college students but in2007, they opened up their network to the general public and it exploded.  Facebook is now welcoming businesses andshowing them how to eng...

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July 6, 2009

This new market allows people to put a face to a businessand to identify that source as worth listening to. Transparency is the name ofthis game.  So why is transparency soimportant? Social ...

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