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Business Bootcamp: Social Media 101 Remastered

It’s no secret that trends and technology change with time, but the pandemic has shifted the evolution of social media into overdrive. Unable to meet face-to-face, most of us turned to technology to maintain communication with one another. In response, the platforms on which we interact have expanded their amenities for both users and businesses. […]
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When Facebook Was Down, Did It Halt Your Business? Let’s Fix That

When Facebook, along with siblings of Instagram, WhatsApp and others, went down earlier this week, it didn’t just bring down social media and messaging platforms: it also halted businesses. The 6+ hour outage meant for some, their company effectively ceased to be, unable to communicate or sell to customers without the use of one or […]
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Business Bootcamp: Finding Sense in Social Media

Social media levels the playing field for companies big and small. While having buying power certainly helps with ad campaigns, a smart approach to strategy and creativity is what truly helps a business shine. But the pressing questions that weigh on the minds of most small business owners and entrepreneurs are: On which platform(s) should I […]
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Facebook Business Suite vs. Creator Studio: Which is Right for You?

Small businesses haven’t had the easiest year. And for many, the introduction of a newly updated Facebook Business Suite couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time. While businesses may have to scramble to learn the new user interface, there are also new tools and streamlined processes for managing and measuring the performances of both […]
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Advertising on Facebook After the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

It’s been about two months since The New York Times and The Guardian published articles about a joint investigation on Cambridge Analytica, a thereto mostly unknown political data consultancy, and their collection and exploitation of Facebook user data to influence elections and other political activities. Since the data scandal leaked, Facebook’s drawn-out silence and lack […]
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The Leap into Social Media as an Established Brand

For new brands, social media is a way of establishing a customer base. For older brands that are already successful, social media is about expanding that customer base. This blog is for the latter: established, successful brands that are looking to seriously develop a plan to get into social media. In many ways, becoming established […]
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Can You Effectively Promote B2B Services on Facebook?

While other social media platforms might be “up and coming,” it’s Facebook that is the current social media giant with 2.07 billion (with a b) monthly active users and 68 percent of US adults having an account, according to a stats round-up by Hootsuite. People connect, post, and read about each other’s lives all the […]