Social Solutions Collective

Social Solutions Collective

  • 3/11/2013 #Collectivechat: Spring Cleaning

    11 Mar 2013 | 7:51 am
    Connect. Connect. Connect. We’re driven to build and grow our reach and sphere with new connections. Fine and dandy. But how often do we check back and make sure those connections are still viable and valuable? Connection maintenance is AS importance as connection growth, especially if we hope to see connections take the step to […]Author informationmalliehartCreative Director at The Media BaristaWhen Mallie isn’t contemplating the creativity of her graphics design work at Go Creative Go!, she’s crafting creative social designs for her social media clients as the Media Barista.
  • Spring Cleaning Tools To Jazz Up Your LinkedIn Profile

    Megha Rodriguez
    11 Mar 2013 | 4:45 am
    Not every social network gives you the option to do a little spring cleaning, rearrange the furniture and add a few things that you prefer. This flexibility is something that LinkedIn has added to help users expand the depth of their profiles. Looking at the majority of profiles, it does not appear that many people […]Author informationMegha RodriguezChief Entrepreneurial Driver at Megha SuccessMegha Rodriguez believes that even in its quest to make money, a business has to have heart. That’s why she works with small business owners who run what she calls “heart-centered, passion-driven…
  • Tiptoe Through The Twitlistmanager

    Carrie Keenan
    11 Mar 2013 | 4:30 am
    Ahhhh Spring. Time for Easter and robins and tulips and sunshine…and, if you live in Wisconsin, a couple of feet of snow on the ground. Hrrrrrumph. One of the things people most associate with the springtime is spring cleaning. I spoke once before about cleaning up your Twitter account  but I wanted to dive a little […]Author informationCarrie KeenanSocial Media Community Manager at Thill LogisticsCarrie Keenan is the Social Media Community Manager for Thill Logistics, Inc.. out of Neenah, WI. As a professional whose primary responsibility is working in digital media and audience…
  • QR Codes: Put A Spring Into Mobile

    April Woodcock
    10 Mar 2013 | 9:39 am
    Quick response or QR codes are the little boxes that look like a cross between a bar code and a maze puzzle. They quickly connect a smartphone with a website or other online location without having to type in a lengthy web address. They have proven to be quick and convenient when used properly. Despite […]Author informationApril WoodcockManaging Partner at Touching ClientsApril Heavens – Woodcock is a Managing Partner and Social Media strategist with Touching Clients, an online creative agency that specializes in digital marketing. She works with small to mid-size companies to help them…
  • 13 Random Things: Peg Fitzpatrick

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  • 4 Buyer Trends That Will Shake Marketing in 2013

    11 Mar 2013 | 6:02 pm
    Technology interruption, good and bad, continues to alter buyer behavior and disrupt marketing. For CMO’s today, staying abreast of shifts in behaviors associated with content consumption and purchase decisions is becoming job one. Without this understanding, leveraging marketing spend can turn into a wild guess.
  • Facebook SXSW Report: More Than 1 Billion App Activities Shared Daily

    Daniel Zeevi
    11 Mar 2013 | 9:35 am
    Facebook announced at SXSW that more than 1 billion instances of application activity are now shared daily on Facebook. Also, more than 400 billion Open Graph actions have been shared back to Facebook as of this month. These stats should be very intriguing to developers.
  • Social Media and Interactive Content: Why Businesses Need to Engage

    11 Mar 2013 | 8:41 am
    Like traditional expectations for brick and mortar businesses, consumers now expect online experiences to be engaging and interactive. Here’s what marketers need to know about bringing interactivity to their social media and content marketing efforts.
  • Social Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

    11 Mar 2013 | 7:53 am
    The biggest mistake people make when it comes to building their social brand is blurring authenticity and transparency. They often end up in a social brand cycle where they never feel comfortable sharing so they sound like corporate speak 24/7. Or they may do the opposite and share everything including where they buy their toilet paper!
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  • McDonald’s exec talks social, celebrity tweets

    SmartBrief on Social Media
    11 Mar 2013 | 9:53 am
    “We’re tracking 2.5 [million] to 3 million-plus conversations each month, and it’s sometimes difficult to see a little bubble -More-
  • Why Most Social Strategies Fail

    Charlene Li
    Charlene Li
    7 Nov 2012 | 7:28 pm
    When I ask people what their social business strategy looks like, I usually get the following response, ”Oh yeah, we’re on Facebook.” The conversation continues apace: – Twitter account…check. – YouTube videos….yup. – People who seem to know what they doing with those accounts…kinda. – Metrics….Likes. But that isn’t a strategy – it’s a series of tactics. Having a Facebook page is like having a telephone — it’s a tool that needs a purpose. What you DO with Facebook to meet customer expectations and attain business goals lies…
  • 5 Implications Of The New Facebook News Feed For Your Business

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    Adam Rosenberg
    8 Mar 2013 | 10:52 am
    This week, Facebook announced a redesign to the News Feed that will impact content and advertising strategies. While the new design is slowly being rolled out, here are some key takeaways and implications for brands: 1. Your Page’s Performance Will Not Be Impacted (yet) This is not a delivery change, it’s a redesign. This does NOT affect the delivery algorithm for the News Feed. The addition of content-specific feeds does not impact content delivery. The order of content on the main News Feed is unchanged. The only feeds that are in chronological order at this time are the “All…
  • Analysis: Facebook changes offer improved outreach for brands

    SmartBrief on Social Media
    11 Mar 2013 | 9:53 am
    Facebook’s upcoming changes to its news feed mean that brands will be able to gain a clearer picture of when during the day f -More-
  • Social Media and Interactive Content: Why Businesses Need to Engage

Facebook News Feed Changes: This Week in Social Media

What’s New This Week?

Facebook Announces New Look for News Feed: The “new version of Facebook designed to reduce clutter and focus more on stories from the people you care about.” The changes are rolling out slowly and include new feeds and Facebook will now have the same look and feel on mobile, tablet and web. You can join the waiting list here.



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How to Determine if a Facebook Business Page has Fake Fans

How to Determine if a Facebook Business Page has Fake Fans

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When your customers search on Google, the results to the right may include relevant  posts, photos, and videos from your Google+ page. Get found across Google, right  when your customers are most interested.

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Wherever your followers are, Google+ brings them together and helps you talk with  them, via 10 way video Hangouts. You can even stream and record conversations for playback later.

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In the end, it’s all about numbers. That’s why we offer in-depth data about +1’s,  conversion reporting, and more, showing how Google+ contributes to your bottom line.

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Google Could Top $1000 If Mobile Strategy And YouTube Video Ads Deliver


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Google has gone through an impressive run over the past few months, replacing Apple as the market darling. The company has banked on its