Social Media

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

How to Use YouTube Live Streaming Service for Business

Knowing that YouTube is the second top ranking site on the web, using it for business purposes seems to be a no-brainer. Indeed, YouTube has around 1.58 billion users worldwide, and many of them visit the website every single day. With an outreach potential like that, it is one of the most powerful digital marketing channels to date. Even more so when live stream videos have become so increasingly popular these days.

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing for the Best Performance

Do you want more people to know about your business? Would you like it to be found easily on the internet? Do you wish to be closer to your customers and have a permanent access to valuable feedback? For most business owners, the answer to all these questions is a decisive YES. After all, why would you mind getting more exposure for your brand?

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

How to Get More Followers on Instagram: 10 Ways to Grow Your Outreach

From a trendy platform where teenagers used to show off their fancy photos, Instagram has grown into the most popular social network for sharing visual content. With 800 million active users worldwide, no wonder it is now considered as one of the most effective means of public outreach. Brands of all scales don’t spare time and resources to enhance their presence on Instagram and connect with their target audience. However, only 30% of all Instagram posts actually get seen. The rest 70% simply don’t serve their intended purpose.

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

How to Monetize on Pinterest: Tips for Brands and Bloggers

With 150 million monthly users, Pinterest is not only an extremely popular image-sharing social network, it is also one of the most powerful online marketing tools. It is widely known that social media help brands build influence and promote their products and services. But Pinterest shows statistics that often surpass those of other social platforms. It was estimated that Pinterest users tend to spend much more money on products they find on the platform than Facebook users. Furthermore, visitors coming to company websites from Pinterest usually stay for much longer than those arriving from other social networks. These two facts alone are enough to ask yourself a question: how to make money on Pinterest? This brief guide is to shed some light on the issue.

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

Is Facebook the Only Way to Stay Social? Networking Beyond the Obvious

Social networking has become so deeply enrooted in our lives, that for many of us it is hard to imagine a day lived without checking out a Facebook or Instagram feed. We use social media to stay connected with the world, keep up with the latest news, communicate with our friends and relatives. For many, online networking is also a way to express themselves, get a message out, and find fellow-thinkers.

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

How to Sell on Instagram and Why Even Bother

The Instagram community has grown to 800 million monthly active users, and 500 million of them use it on a daily basis. If you’re dealing with e-commerce, numbers like these just don’t leave you any other choice but to put Instagram on the list of your sales channels.

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