Copy Facebook 102 Course Lessons

Welcome to the new Facebook 102 training class. I’ve created an innovative online curriculum that takes only 10 minutes a day for you to get results. Here’s what you’ll be learning in 10 minutes per day to get new customers, sales, & traffic from Facebook:



'Tis the season for giving thanks. The holidays are a time when everyone shows their appreciation for one another, and as a small business, it's the perfect time to let your audience and anyone who has done business with you know how much you appreciate them. In this social media infographic, I share four simple ways to [...]


Weekly Top 5 for Nov 24, 2014

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Our classes are just the start of the learning you get here at  Here are the additional resources available this week: Members learned how to develop an online publicity tour in this 30-minute webinar. Here's the replay, .mp3 audio, slide deck and infographic . . . . . Don't miss this SMOC-exclusive case study [...]


How to Avoid Freebie Seekers in the Sharing Economy

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I've got some tough love for you today . . . Do you give away too much in your business? We're in a "sharing economy" aren't we? You're supposed to give away content to get traffic to your website, to get engagement on your posts, and to ultimately generate revenue, right? After all, Seth Godin [...]



In this exclusive case study, you’ll learn how a local handmade bike shop uses social media exclusively to market their business. You’ll discover how they invest just an eighth of their time to make personal connections with their audience. Founded in 2011, Firefly Bicycles is based in Boston, Mass., a city known nationwide for its [...]


Fall Flash Sale — 60% Off Annual Membership


Click to Get 60% Off Annual Membership➤ Use code NOV2014 at checkout Annual Membership is valued at over $8,997.00, including: Classes on Every Major Social Networks 12-Month Access to All Classes (over 200 lessons) — 24/7 Online Access Entire Bonus Webinar Library Private coaching every month with Maria (never before offered!) Industry-recognized certification Expires on Friday, Nov. 21.  Act Now [...]


Weekly Top 5 for Nov 17, 2014

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Our classes are just the start of the learning you get here at  Here are the additional resources available this week:   My guilty pleasure is watching hairstyle and beauty vloggers on YouTube. I started watching them when I needed help with a new hairstyle.  What I ultimately learned was SO much more . . [...]



The key to getting results from Facebook is in posting content that generates reach and engagement. So how do you figure out what kind of posts your audience responds to best? This video looks at a simple way to identify which posts get the greatest reach and engagement so you'll know what kind of content [...]


Using images for a business (left) vs. for personal use (right).

Editor’s Note:  Amanda Jensen was a summer intern at  She’s a student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. I am the poster child of the Millennial generation. Currently, I am between the ages of 14 and 34 years old. I have never known a world without computers. I consider [...]


7 Surprising Secrets I’ve Learned from Beauty Vloggers

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I have a confession to make  . . . I LOVE watching YouTube beauty and hair videos. In fact, over the past year I've been consuming a lot of beauty vlogger content: I drastically changed my hairstyle from blow-drying everyday to going naturally curly, and I needed a lot of help in maintaining my new [...]


Weekly Top 5 for Nov 10, 2014

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Our classes are just the start of the learning you get here at  Here are the additional resources available this week: When you've got news you need to share about your brand and get media coverage, use this press release template to follow the standard format journalists use (you'll look like a pro) . . [...]


The 80/20 of Your Social Media Marketing [VIDEO]


The best way to keep your social media marketing effective and efficient is to focus on what works. By following the 80/2o rule, you'll focus on the 20% of your efforts that provide 80% of your results. This video looks at three tactics to help you identify and employ this concept in your own marketing campaigns. [...]



Free webinar Thurs, Nov 20 @1pm EDT/6pm GMT.  Join Maria Peagler for this brief live webinar: Learn how to promote your business using a blog tour Thurs Nov 20, 1pm EDT, 6pm GMT 30-Minute Webinar + On-Demand recording + MP3 Audio + Infographic $297.00 value FREE for Members (Membership is $57 per month, cancel easily anytime.) [...]


80/20 of social media marketing

You're going to thank me for this . . . . I'm going to show you how to exponentially multiply your visibility, leads, revenue and profit in your business using the Pareto principle: that 20% of your effort that leads to 80% of your results. As a small business owner, you need to be ruthless with [...]