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Pinterest recently introduced an analytics tool for verified websites. It gives Pinterest users information about their site’s performance on Pinterest. Being active on Pinterest won’t necessarily draw a lot of attention to your site. You need to analyze the performance of your content and optimize your strategy accordingly. These 5 Pinterest analytics tools help you make better sense of your marketing efforts:

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Pinterest Analytics: this tool is a no brainer. You need to verify your site before using this. Once there, this tool will show you the most repinned and shared stories on your website. [click to continue…]

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5 Killer Facebook Cheat Sheets

by cyrus on Dec 28

Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest are all great social communities. But Facebook remains the king among them. As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore Facebook and its audience. Not everyone knows how to get the most out of Facebook though. These 5 Facebook cheat sheets could save you time getting started:

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Facebook Keyboard shortcuts: this cheat sheet by mycleveragency shows you the keyboard shortcuts you need to be familiar with to use Facebook like a pro. [click to continue…]

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Google+ Communities are perhaps the most exciting feature of this powerful social network. Google has been improving Google+ a lot over the past few months. But Google+ Communities could be a game changer for those who are very active on this site. Here are 20 ways you can use Google+ Communities to promote your brand, drive traffic to your site, grow your relationships, and build up your business:

  1. connect with the right people: that’s very important. You should not only be connected with influential G+ers but also those who have some connection to your favorite niche markets. Joining the right Google+ communities help you make this happen.
  2. set yourself up as an authority in  your niche market: the better the quality of your posts and interactions in your communities, the more your brand gains credibility on G+. [click to continue…]

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Many of us spend a lot of time on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. No matter how great you are in time management, there are only 24 hours in each day. Learning shortcuts for top social networks could help you manage your streams on them in a more productive fashion. These 4 cheat sheets get you familiar with shortcuts for Twitter, Facebook, and other top social sites:

Facebook Cheat sheet: this cool cheat sheet covers plenty of Facebook shortcuts. It also includes emoticons too. [click to continue…]

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In order to get started with your journey in social media, you should take time to build your profiles on site like Facebook and Twitter like a pro. You not only should include information about your business but also make sure to upload professional images. Unfortunately, not all social networks have the same image dimensions requirements. These 5 cheat sheets save you time optimizing your images for sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and more:

Facebook Timeline Dimensions: this infographic covers image sizes for your Facebook profile, banners, and everything in between (via). [click to continue…]

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Pinterest is a pretty exciting community to be a part of. It can drive a ton of traffic to your website if you target it the right way. You are going to need great and catchy images to get the most out of your efforts in this community. Using tools to schedule your posts ahead of time and track their performance is a good idea as well. These two Pinterest tools help you get more out of your efforts in this community:

Pinerly: a powerful Pinterest tools that helps you track the performance of your campaigns and get more repins. It even suggests content to pin. [click to continue…]

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Google+ is one of the most important social networks to be a part of today. If you are a business owner, you simply can’t afford to ignore the site. You may not see huge benefits in search engine rankings today but Google has grand plans for this social network. The site has already gone through many updates to make life easier for its users. These 5 chrome extensions make using Google+ even more convenient:

Do Share: one of the best Google+ extensions around. It lets you write and schedule your posts ahead of time. It makes sharing links to Google+ from any tab on Google Chrome easy as well. [click to continue…]

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Social media is a powerful channel for small businesses to take advantage of to promote their brands and generate more leads. Mastering it and getting the highest ROI do take a lot of effort though. You are going to need a real strategy to get it done. Details count too. For instance, you should pay attention to the times you publish your posts to make sure they get the most attention from your visitors. Here are 4 tools that show you how to choose the best times to schedule your posts:

Tweriod: this gives you the best times to tweet. It analyzes your tweets and your followers’ tweets so you can start posting at the best times. [click to continue…]

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Pinterest should not be new to those of you who have been keeping up with the latest developments in social media. The site gets a ton of traffic and is more than capable of helping your business and products to gain more attention in your market. Learning your way around Pinterest may not be difficult but mastering it could take some work. You need to have a solid strategy to get the most out of your efforts. These 5 infographics show you how to get started and master Pinterest:

Pinterest Cheat Sheet: contains basic steps you need to take to prepare your profile and pin content more effectively.

Social media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet: one of our favorite infographics. This covers the image sizes you need for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social profiles. It is a time saver (credit: LunaMetrics). [click to continue…]

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Google+ is one of the top social networks you can’t afford to ignore as a business owner. The more active you are in the community and the better connections you make, the more success you will achieve through this community. You can always import your G+ activities to your blog or publish your latest posts to Google+ to gain more traffic. These plugins help you handle those jobs:

Google+ Crossposting: lets you import your public activities from Google+ into your WordPress blog. This plugin automates this process.

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