Social Media

Tips For Rocking Your Facebook Group

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Facebook Groups are all the rage right now. If you don’t have one attached to your Facebook Business Page, now may be the ideal time to get it going. Let’s face it, we are all struggling with the constant change of the algorithms of Facebook and looking for the best ways to connect with our […]

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Tips For Attending The Iowa Bloggers Conference: 2017

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  There’s a blog conference coming to my hometown and I’m excited to be a part of it. Mason City, Iowa is not a large metropolitan area, it’s approximately 26,000 people and offers stunning architecture and art experiences. The Iowa Bloggers Conference is going to be held in the offices of the Mason City Chamber […]

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How To Keep Your Seasonal Business Active On Social Media 365 Days Of The Year

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Seasonal businesses are seasonal. This does not mean that your business goes to sleep in regards to social media during your offseason. Here are some tips on how you can keep the conversation going, all year long. BE PRESENT Many of you have heard me say this over and over. It does matter! If you […]

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Tips For Using Facebook For Your Church

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Facebook is evolving and continues to evolve at a very rapid pace. Many churches have not hopped on the Facebook train due to budget constraints or the fact that they don’t have members that can run the page. In our world today, a Facebook Business Page is part of marketing. Churches do have to market […]

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Building Your Online Community Organically

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There’s a lot of discussion about building community organically or paying to build that community. In today’s social media world, it seems that it’s all about the numbers. Truth be told, the numbers do matter. We live in a society where the number of friends, followers and likes often determine if we do business with […]

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Tips For Marketing Your Small Town Event

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Small towns have many events that raise a lot of money to stay within the community. Here are some tips to help you get the best ROI out of using social media to market your event. BE CONSISTENT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA Being consistent with social media is of the utmost importance. Here is where you […]

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Tips For Working From Home Without Feeling Isolated

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Working from home can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences. If you are someone who enjoys a challenge and the opportunity to set your own schedule, working from home is a good solution for you. I have worked from home for the past decade and I have some tips that can help you enjoy […]

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Tips For Writing Your First Ebook

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If you cruise through Amazon, you know that ebooks exist in our crazy, busy world of today. Have you read an ebook lately? I’m guessing you have. Many people are reading books on their digital devices and it looks to be a fun space to be in. I do know that people want things simple, […]

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Growing Your Blog Is Easier Than Ever, Or So You Thought

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There seems to be a misconception that growing a blog happens overnight. I entered into the blogosphere towards the end of 2008. At that time I had not jumped on any social media platforms. In fact, I had no idea what social media was or how it worked. I see and hear many people say, […]

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Tips For Creating An Editorial Calendar That Works For You

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If you are a writer or a social media account manager, you are very familiar with the term editorial calendar. The challenge seems to be implementing what you write down. Here are some tips to help you follow through with your editorial calendar and how you can have a successful experience using one. EVERGREEN CONTENT […]

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