Forum Focus for Socialmediaonlineclasses.com

Our forum offers fascinating discussions and opportunities for our members to grow their brand using social media marketing.  Here are just some of this week's conversations: With Facebook's lowered reach, fewer of your fans are seeing your posts. Some Facebook "experts" recommend posting up to 8x a day to reach the most fans. Read why [...]

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The Learn Startup Approach to Education in America

Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor under the Clinton administration, posted a commentary on his tumblr blog last week about American college graduates being over-educated and under-employed: "Too often in modern America, we equate “equal opportunity” with an opportunity to get a four-year liberal arts degree. It should mean an opportunity to learn what’s necessary to get [...]

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Facebook image size cheat sheet

The internet in increasingly dominated by visuals.  Yesterday, Dan Zarella, aka the Social Media Scientist, said he believes the future social media is in visual content. Pop quiz — what size should a Facebook post image be? Don't know? Don't worry! Here's our Facebook Image Cheat Sheet to the rescue! We've applied the 80/20 rule, [...]

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Top 5 at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com

Our classes are just the start of the learning you get here at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com.  Here are the additional resources available this week: With Facebook's lowered reach, fewer of your fans are seeing your posts.  Some Facebook "experts" recommend posting up to 8x a day to reach the most fans. Read why I think that's bad advice [...]

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How to generate content in 10 minutes flat

Our Content Marketing Made Simple bonus webinar is a favorite with our members here at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com. I generate a LOT of content here:  what you see in this blog is only about 10% of it.  Our members get access to our classes, infographics, webinars and way more. How do I do it as a busy entrepreneur, [...]

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Forum Focus for Socialmediaonlineclasses.com

This week we offer a big HELLO to Tracey D., Tammy H., Marge K., Ryan T., Marie E., Michelle F., Cecilia M., Debbie H., and Renu S! Say hello and introduce yourself here . . . . http://goo.gl/3XMUn2 This member got approval from her CEO to create a LinkedIn Company Page, but it's already been [...]

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learning styles online training

We all learn differently. Fortunately, the old days of one size-fits-all training are gone, and it's more feasible than ever to find online training that fits your unique learning style. Your learning style is the way you absorb, understand, and apply new knowledge.  Your learning styles are as unique as you are — almost a [...]

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bonus webinar website sales

Free webinar Thurs, Sept 18 @1pm EDT/5pm GMT.  Join Maria Peagler for this brief live webinar: Learn how to get more sales from the website you already have Thurs Sept 18, 1pm EDT, 5pm GMT 30-Minute Webinar + On-Demand recording + MP3 Audio + Checklist $297.00 value FREE for Members (Membership is $57 per month, cancel [...]

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Top 5 Resources this Week at SMOC

Learn how to build your own stock photo library that sets your business apart. Easily. Really! Don't miss this hugely popular article that breaks it down into doable steps . . . . http://goo.gl/1S6BY9 Forget trying to remember what size images you need for each social network! We make it easy with cheat sheets for [...]

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GET YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY CLASS Start or grow your business with social media marketing. The class helps you focus your efforts for better results in 2014. To get the class, just enter your name and email in the form below: // "Increased my Facebook Fans by 700%!" — M. Travis 

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Top 10 Articles from 2014

Over on our Socialmediaonlineclasses.com YouTube channel, we debut brief how-to videos tutorials to help you make the most of your time on social media. Our most popular videos of 2014 help college students, local businesses, and a lucky makeover winner, as well as teach you how to do Facebook ads, Hootsuite, and more. Learn how [...]

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Top 10 Articles from 2014

Wow! Here's your Best of the Best list of the most popular articles from the past six months of 2014 . Bookmark this post to stay on top of what's current now (members — these are in addition to the classes you get at SMOC!). Don't forget to share with your colleagues & friends.  A great [...]

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Socialmediaonlineclasses.com Most Popular Presentations of 2014

  It's back to school time for students around the world — why not you too? Get caught up on the best presentations we offer here at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com. They cover a wide range of topics, from Social Media Strategy to Facebook to Pinterest.  So bookmark this page and return to if often when you need [...]

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Notice how the flower is located at one of the intersections, not the middle of the frame.

Editor’s Note:  Amanda Jensen is a summer intern at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com.  She’s a student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.  You've probably heard about the importance of adding images to your Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook posts. Large companies are able to hire professional photographers to take photos for their websites, and still [...]

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