Social Media Sites Off the Beaten Path: 9 Sites You Should Know

Everyone and their mother has a Facebook or Twitter account.  But what about all those other social media networks; the ones that don't get the love and attention they deserve?  There really is a site for every interest; you need to go find it.  Whether it's in a social media site you've heard of but didn't originally think was for you, or in one you never even knew existed, there's plenty out there beyond Facebook and Twitter!  Here are 9 sites you may have overlooked. ...more
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Woohoo! Fake Name Usage is Now Allowed on Google+

Admit it, you've always wanted your Google+ name to be Blueberry Sunbeam, but you're a good girl and you play by Google+'s rules, so you used your boring, everyday name when you set up your account. Well guess what, average name user? You can finally use that brilliant name that came to you in a drug-induced Burning Man haze! Google+ has lifted their rule about using actual names on your Google profile. ...more
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Communicate in 2014

50 Subscribers- Feels like a BIG step....more

How Can You Show a Blogger that She is Appreciated?

How can you support your favourite bloggers so they don't disappear into the Internet ether? Simple: let them know they're appreciated. Without that feedback, they may stop writing, and then you'd have nothing to read. That's What She Said has come up with a list of several ways you can show your favourite bloggers that you love them. From using your social media streams to promote one of their posts to leaving a comment, she has a number of non-time-consuming ways that you can say thank you with your actions. ...more
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Google+ Now Lets Anyone Send You Email Through Gmail: Here's How to Opt Out

Starting yesterday, and continuing over the next couple of days, Google is rolling out an improvement to its Gmail and Google+ platforms; allowing anyone who on Google+ to email you -- no matter whether or not you have a relationship. Wait. That's an improvement?...more
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Social Media and Blogging Predictions for 2014

While you're in line at the store, waiting to return those Christmas gifts (why did your mother-in-law think you wanted a magenta muumuu?), we've compiled our best predictions for social media and blogging for the upcoming year. By looking at current trends and past history, we were able to see the way things are heading. And you're going to want to read this because if we're right, you'll want to look at those apps you download veeeeeeeeeery carefully this upcoming year. ...more
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The Best Time of Day to Post on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest

Ever wonder when, in general, is the best time of day to post on Facebook in order to have your status update read? What about the best time to tweet? There will be individual exceptions to the rule, for instance, if all of your friends are insomniacs, but Social Media Today posted an infographic covering the best time of day to post on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest in order to have the most eyes on your post. ...more
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Using Social Media to Stay Close During the Holidays

Christmas is a time when people get together. Families gather for dinners, offices socialize with parties, and friends catch up during the holiday break. But what do you do when you don't live near the people you love? When your friends are scattered across the country? When you can only visit one side of the family? Or when you can't afford to travel at all? You use social media. Emphasis on the social. ...more

Bloggers Guide to Using and Understanding Google+

It’s been almost a year since I joined Google+ and I’ve been telling anyone and everyone that would listen (and even those that didn’t) to join G+.    For the  most part my advice fell on deaf ears, and more than half of you that took my advice posted a few times then disappeared……sighBut the good news is, it’s not too late to join the party, Google+ is still in it’s early stages, and trust me when I tell you, you ain’t seen nothing yet!...more

The Business of Doing Business on Google+

Online Marketing is a two-way conversation between a brand and a customer. Google+ has slowly been expanding its influence online to continue this conversation by becoming a noteworthy business tool for many Internet users.One of the things we always find ourselves in need of is a business platform that allows us to organize, share, converse, present, show and tell without having to go to the extend of learning a complicated piece of software. Google+ has offered us a very simple way to conduct business with our clients with relatively few headaches or learning curves....more