Tag: Social Media

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Instagram Marketing: Subject Matter

According to this infographic, a new user signs up for Instagram every second! If that wasn’t enough to blow your mind, consider that every second on Instagram, users perform over 575 likes and comment more than 80 times. While many businesses are using Twitter to market and engage with customers (and why not–there are plenty […]

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Are You Following DailyTekk on Twitter?

Are you following @DailyTekk on Twitter? If not, you should be. Aside from staying up-to-date on the latest technology content from DailyTekk we also post the best, most interesting tech news from around the web, curated, of course, to remove all the junk and give you only what is most interesting/relevant. DailyTekk has always been […]

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Is Facebook Ripping Us All Off?

As you might have read recently, Mark Cuban (the infamous owner of the Dallas Mavericks who has also invested in around 70 companies) is leading a revolt of sorts against Facebook. He’s going to deliberately begin leading fans to Twitter and other networks. Why? Facebook wanted to charge him to reach more of his own fans […]

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Are You Building or Do You Just Own the Tools?

Facebook and Twitter are just tools your brand can use to build something. Just “being on them” means nothing. It’s like owning a hammer. So what? What are you going to build with that hammer and the other tools you own? That’s what you should be asking yourself. Too many people think of social media […]

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How to Be Relevant to Your Target Audience Online

I spent the weekend overdosing on TED talks and came away inspired to contribute an idea worth spreading myself. Recently I’ve been focusing on ways to develop a relevant content strategy and one piece of the puzzle is audience awareness–obviously. But knowing your audience and effectively engaging with them are two entirely separate things. So, […]

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100 Must-Know Social Media Tidbits for 2013

Here’s your chance to get in on the social media revolution in it’s most current form and guess what? These bite-size tidbits will get you informed without taking up much of your time (but there is plenty to dig into if you want to get deeper). This post has it all: from emerging networks to […]

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How NOT to Handle Your Company’s Social Media

Quick, somebody call the doctor cause my social media skills are siiiiick! Depending on your generation, you’ll either view that as a good thing or bad thing. I happen to mean it in the Adam-Sandler-thinks-he-got-a-free-Ferrari way (see Bedtime Stories for more information). Your social media skills, on the other hand, may just be plain ol’ sick–diseased, […]

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Is App.net Going to Kill Twitter?

App.net, the premium real-time social feed (aka Twitter without the ads) that costs members $50 per year, has been making quite a splash in tech circles as of late. So what exactly were the market opportunities that Dalton Caldwell saw and what pain points is he addressing? How compelling are they? What did he feel […]

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How to Create a Wildly Successful Blog in Just 6 Months

The great thing about blogging is that you can create a big, popular, famous site, become well known, gain influence and quit your day job (if you play your cards right and have the patience and drive)–from scratch. It’s truly a shot at the American dream. Blogging also presents an interesting dichotomy as well: it’s […]

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An In-Depth Social Media and Content Marketing Strategy (Explained)

What if Coca-Cola wanted to copy your marketing ideas? What if you could easily “evangelize” customers using a smartphone? What if you could reach hundreds of thousands, or even millions of targeted individuals every month? What if you were the most cutting-edge business or organization in your sector? These don’t have to be hypothetical questions… […]

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3 Tech Newsletters You’ll Actually Want to Read

While there are so many avenues of learning and staying informed these days, many of which are much newer and currently more popular than email is, there are times where there truly is nothing better than a good ol’ fashioned email newsletter subscription. Especially when managed/tamed with Unroll.me, a new favorite service of mine that […]

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Is Facebook’s Future Bright or Dismal?

Despite the beating Facebook’s stock has taken recently, many people see plenty of opportunity in the company’s future. Mark Cooper, the co-founder and CMO of Offerpop says, “I believe Facebook is in a great position to reshape the digital marketing landscape, and we’ve only seen the beginning of what that might mean. Ultimately, it comes […]

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Is Google+ Here to Stay?

Will Google Plus be around one or two years down the road? Is it here to stay, or another failed attempt by Google to get in on social in a meaningful way? These are important questions. Personally, I’m doing some research for an upcoming book and I’ve been very curious lately as to whether or […]

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5 Awesome Ways to Tame Your Social Media Feeds

If you’re busy on social media platforms you know it can be hard to find the good content, the content that’s actually worth your time, the stuff you really want to see. In order to quit wasting your time, you may consider checking out one of the tools below which can help you sift through […]

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10 Powerful Social Media Monitoring Tools

Where there’s big data there’s big responsibility and if you’re the one tasked with monitoring and understanding a major brand’s impact on the digital continent (social media) then you better have some powerful tools to help you get the job done. There are literally hundreds of professional social media tools to choose from and new […]

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10 Affordable Social Media Tools for Small Businesses

Small businesses can’t afford to be ignorant about social media any longer, but can they afford the tools necessary to get the most out of what social media has to offer? The answer is yes. There are plenty of tools that cost less than $100 per month that can add new dimensions to your business […]

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When Brands Automate Twitter and Facebook Responses I’ll Revolt

Have you seen this article on TechCrunch describing how and why brands will soon try to automate social media responses? I just read it and it makes me a bit furious. Many companies, especially large ones, already go out of their way to make it as difficult as humanely possible to contact a real, live […]

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Want More Twitter Followers? Quit Trying to Bribe People

If you’ve ever looked closely at your Twitter followers you’ve probably seen a few that have nearly identical following/follower numbers. That’s because these account owners have a “follow-back” policy. Sometimes they even put it in their profile description that if you follow them they will follow you back. This is essentially a bribe and I […]

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Stashtag: A Social Media Startup Project from DailyTekk’s Founder

I’m excited to announce a new project I have been working on today called Stashtag (view profile on AngelList). I am not going to say a whole lot about the intricate details just yet, but I can tell you a little bit about what it will do. In short, Stashtag allows publishers (like DailyTekk) to […]

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7 Scorching-Hot Social Media Trends Happening Right Now

While doing some research for a recent article on breakout social startups I was able to identify 7 unique trends happening in social media right now. All I can saw is, “wow,” because the social media landscape is changing so quickly. I believe this is because companies have started asking themselves what real life social […]