Should Businesses Still Use Facebook?

It’s not unusual for Facebook to be in the news, but recently the social media behemoth has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Coming clean to admit that user data has been anything but private, Facebook is obviously at a crossroads.

But is Facebook still a good place for businesses to do business? We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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Find Out How Twitter’s Moments Can Create Buzz About Your Business

In a previous issue, we shared ways to leverage Instagram’s Stories to boost your business. But why should users of Instagram have all the fun when Twitter has its Moments feature?

In this article, we’ll hone in on Twitter’s Moments, and talk about how it can be used to help your business.

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Find Out Which Social Media Channel is Right For Your Business

Social media, when used the right way, can be a powerful ally for businesses – especially smalls ones with fixed marketing budgets and owners who have little spare time. The mainstays like Facebook and Twitter are obviously well known, but what about the many others?

In this issue, we’ll provide a snapshot look at several social media outlets so that you’ll be in a much better position to decide if some or all are appropriate for your business presence.

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Make Sure You’re Not Doing This on Social Media

If you’re running your business’s social media activity, chances are good that you already know there is a huge difference between doing that and sharing news from your personal accounts.

Whether you prefer Facebook, Instagram or Twitter – or all three – there are definitely things you should avoid while growing your online community. In this article, we’ll discuss a few.

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What’s Working for Small Business on Social Media?

Smart social media use can make a huge difference for small businesses at a significantly lower cost than traditional marketing. According to Social Media Examiner’s industry report, 92% of marketers working with small businesses said that social media is a crucial component of their marketing efforts.

As for the small businesses that are seeing a big ROI on their social media efforts, just what are they doing? The folks at SCORE, a nonprofit supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, recently surveyed a host of small businesses to get a better understanding of their tactics. Below are a few highlights from SCORE’s findings.

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