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On June 6, Facebook business pages will have gotten a makeover. Again. Why are they changing things just when you got used to them? That's what you'll learn in this week's post:  the good, the bad, and the ugly that Facebook won't tell you. There are two major reasons why Facebook has chosen to make [...]

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How to Outsource Your Social Media Marketing

Startups and small businesses don't have the time to do everything themselves, and often social media marketing is one of the first services entrepreneurs look to outsource. Trusting your social media marketing to an outside firm is a big leap —  often one that leaves everyone disappointed.  In this week's post, I'll share my secrets [...]

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Free webinar Thurs, May 22 @1pm EDT/5pm GMT.  Join Maria Peagler for this brief live webinar: Learn how to successfully outsource your social media marketing Thurs May 22, 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 easily anytime.) Get [...]

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We posed questions to Socialmediaonlineclasses.com members (almost 300 of them!) to take the pulse of social media for small business in 2014.  Some results were expected, while others were shocking.  All are shown in the infographic below.  (Following the infographic is a brief explanation of the finding for each question) Please include attribution to http://socialmediaonlineclasses.com with [...]

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Join Maria Peagler for this brief live webinar: Learn how college students can differentiate themselves in a crowded job market Thurs April 24th, 1pm EDT, 5pm GMT 30-Minute Webinar + On-Demand recording + MP3 Audio + Checklist FREE for enrolled college students or $297.00 value FREE for Members (Membership is $57 per month, cancel easily anytime.) [...]

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Social Media for Local Business Webinar Sneak Peek

Members had so many questions during the Social Media for Local Business webinar they stayed for an additional 30 minutes with loads of questions! The best member takeways were: how to get a steady stream of new customers which local resources were best for their business type how to optimize social resources to help local [...]

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// How do you decide where to spend your time marketing your local business? So many social networks and marketing options can be overwhelming. How can you ensure you're focusing on tactics yielding the most return on investment (ROI) for your local business? Rely on the Social Media for Local Business infographic.  It reveals the [...]

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How can local businesses capitalize on social media marketing to compete with chains and online competition? This week's case study focuses on a local hair salon that uses their small, local status as their greatest asset, successfully monetizing social media marketing in a mid-size midwestern city. Greg Lee is the owner of G. Michael Salon [...]

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Join Maria Peagler for this brief live webinar: Learn how local businesses can get a steady stream of new customers every month Thurs March 27th, 1pm EST, 6pm GMT 30-Minute Webinar + On-Demand recording + MP3 Audio + Checklist $297.00 value FREE for Members (Membership is $57 per month, cancel easily anytime.) Get Webinar FREE with [...]

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Easy Facebook Ads on a Budget Webinar Sneak Peek

We had record attendance at the Easy Facebook Ads on a Budget webinar, and the best member takeways were: the difference between the ad types and which best suits your goal how to target your audience how to use the 5/35 ad formula for 900X their current reach for $35 how to get 1,200% ROI [...]

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Have you considered Facebook ads but just weren't sure if they would produce results for you?  Do you wonder if your small budget is too small to compete with mega-brands for ad space? This case study of a local business who achieved a stunning 1,200% return on investment (ROI) on an ad of $50 will [...]

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How to Update Your Online Marketing Strategy in 2014

2013 brought enormous transformations in social media platforms, search engine algorithms, and email marketing. 2014 ushers in a new era in online marketing.  You'll be seeing "content marketing" and "integrated marketing" mentioned increasingly, as they focus on not just one network, but using your content across multiple channels. How can you focus on even more [...]

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Join Maria Peagler for this brief live webinar: Learn how to run simple, targeted Facebook ads using the 5/35 formula Thurs Jan 23th, 1pm EST, 6pm GMT 30-Minute Webinar + On-Demand recording + MP3 Audio $297.00 value FREE for Members (Membership is $57 per month, cancel easily anytime.) Get Webinar FREE with SMOC Membership Already a [...]

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Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2013

#1. Facebook Marketing Infographic: 64 Tactics to Promote Your Business to 1 Billion People The most popular article of all time here at Socialmediaonlineclasses.com. 64 Facebook tactics in 8 categories for a possible 4 million unique marketing campaigns . . . http://goo.gl/KBWxUt #2.  The Ultimate Guide to Profitable LinkedIn Networking (Infographic) The most shared article [...]

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