Facebook: a love/hate relationship! At times, we’re preoccupied by it. Other times, we swear off it. Most of the time, we visit it regularly. Well, the good folks at Facebook just announced a major change to … the Timeline. It first happened in New Zealand. Now it’s ‘time’ for the rest of us! Rethinking the Timeline will mean, in brief, that the focus will shift in bright, new ways. Not only will the size of your own profile image change, every important part of the Timeline gains more space … [Read more...] about What’s Your Timeline? Facebook Updates Coming Soon
If you have a business, there’s the expectation that you’ll have a Web presence. If you have a Web presence, and a healthy social media presence to go with it, there’s every chance you already blog. If you blog, the old adage that “a picture is worth a thousand words” applies here. There are numerous reasons why you should include images with your blog posts. Here are a few: Visual impact and interest. Images help break up a post’s text content. They punctuate it. Clarification. We can … [Read more...] about Picture This: Why Using Images on Your Blog is Important
Google+ is a social networking tool, just as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are also networking tools. The advantage of Google+ is that since Google is business oriented as well as socially oriented, it was designed with businesses and customers in mind...not just socializing college students or job seekers! Always keep the forest in mind, even while you plant the trees. It's wise to put a little thought into what you want to accomplish with your Google+ page. Do you want to find new … [Read more...] about Getting Started With Google+ for Your Business
Heard about Pinterest, or use it personally and wondering if it could improve traffic to your website, or generate interest in your business? It can! Here are some tips for creating and leveraging Pinterest boards for your business: Pinterest business boards are all about inspiration. Your business name, product photo and message are spread when you inspire users to “pin” or display your image on their “board” or page. So the first thing you need is inspiring images/photos...one that makes … [Read more...] about An Introduction to Pinterest for Business
If you're trying to keep up with all the social media venues for your business you're probably a little overwhelmed unless you have help. (We can help!) One of the typical goals for business is to drive traffic back to your web site. Ideally your target market will then have an opportunity to be educated about your business or be motivated to buy your product. Pinterest is an easy way to invite people back to your site. Although we're talking about images in this post, it's important to … [Read more...] about Open Your Door to Invite the Pinterest Crowd In!