What is an Instagram Pod? The Nifty Trick to Increase Engagement

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  INSTAGRAM PODS Since the day that Instagram announced that it would be removing the chronological posts and installing an algorithm, much like the one Facebook has, we have been scrambling to find ways to work with the algorithm and find ways to increase engagement. Hashtags have proven to be very useful, but then many ( some quite innocent) hashtags ended up being blacklisted due to overuse by other accounts. This severely limited the usefulness of hashtags in getting further

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Social Media Made Easy with the Q.U.A.C.K method!

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Social media is necessary when starting a business, and not using it is no longer an option. Many don’t understand the impact online communication can do for a brand and business. Think of it as a direct and immediate line to reaching your customers worldwide. If you aren’t using social media as an integral part of growing your business, you need to ask yourself, why? The big question is, are you taking the time to invest in this tool that’s

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How To be Popular in a Social Media World

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  Being popular doesn’t mean what it always used to. These days your popularity tends to be intertwined online as much as in person. And when it comes to Social Media for business, popularity is essential. It’s a big wide world out there and Social Media has brought us all that much closer together as we can search for anything at the tip of our fingers. For business, Social Media has just started to come into its own and mature.

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Lights, Camera! – It’s Time To Go LIVE in 2017

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I believe it was Gary Vaynerchuk who predicted in 2016 “that video is king; it’s still evolving and changing rapidly.”  An evolution that I know will continue into 2017 and beyond. Let’s be real, 2016 was definitely the year of the video.  The launch and skyrocketing success of Facebook LIVE, the launch of the 1 minute video and the Live Streaming option on Instagram and now the implementation of Live Video Streaming option on YouTube. The message is clear –

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#KindnessCounts – Humanity for the Holidays

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  The Holidays are upon us and it is the best time of year to source those feelings of generosity, kindness and humanity that we all have inside of us, but unfortunately rarely use. So, we are leveraging the Spirit of the Holidays in the best possible way we can. We are putting out this challenge with the goal to spread it like wildfire around Social Media and encourage everyone – young and old, big or small, Christmas Elves or

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How to Stay a Positive Force as a Thought Leader Online While the World is in Crisis

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  There is a lot going on these days in the World. And many of these things feel REALLY bad and can foster negative feelings such as sadness, fear, anger. These feelings are natural, and need to be felt to process through them. BUT – how do you share and communicate online as these events take place? Do you have a strategy, or a mission? Do you take care with what content you share and what you say about it?

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‘Pump up your Kin’ This Halloween and WIN!

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Let’s Pump up our Kin and show gratitude with: #PumpurKin What is the definition of the word Kin?  kin noun a person’s relatives collectively; kinfolk. family relationship or kinship. a group of persons descended from a common ancestor or constituting a people, clan, tribe, or family. Kin is a family, a tribe – yes, but what makes up a family? Those blood related to you, friends, relationships you’ve made along the way. What about those who help serve you on

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How to Utilize Community over Competition to make Valuable Connections in Business

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Original Article Published by: Entrepreneur Mom Now What is this ‘Community over Competition’ that we always talk about? It is a value that we, as a business, have created to maintain the goal of connecting and also in being creative and innovative with our work. We believe that so much more can be accomplished when we all work together than when we struggle to work alone, fearful of anyone ‘taking away’ from us. From very early on we are taught

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6 Social Media Myths that Murder your Success Online

6 social media myths that murder your success online

Social Media is no longer a passing ‘fad’ and purely a personal luxury to share selfies, the food you are currently eating and pics of your beloved pets. Social Media has quickly become the #1 Marketing tool for businesses worldwide simply because it is where your clients are hanging out, all of the time – and it is mostly FREE! Since this marketing platform is still relatively new to the game, how to utilize it effectively for your business is

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This Weekend I Became Magnificent – 8 Lessons I learned from the MAGNIFICENT YOU- Women’s Conference

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Imagine a room filled with women for women inspiring women – now that’s powerful. This past weekend we gathered together and adopted a new framework of thinking and living, one that made sure we were moving forward in life, wherever we were at. I had the honor of attending the Magnificent You- Women’s Conference this past weekend which is the brainchild of Francesca Anastasi, CEO & Founder who is also the founder of Shimmy Mob and the CEO of Confidance  and it absolutely blew

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