All Posts by Maria Peagler

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Founder of Socialmediaonlineclasses.com, Benjamin Franklin award-winner for independent publishing, award winning author of eight books, wife, mom, quilter and watercolor artist.

Dec 23

It’s Snowing on My YouTube Video!

By Maria Peagler

YouTube is following in parent Google’s footsteps after the “Let It Snow” search launched snowflakes falling on your search engine results.  Now YouTube is randomly assigning a snowflake button to 20% of the videos on their site.  Click on the snowflake to see it snow in my Social Media Minute video. You can even move […]

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Dec 09

Twitter Marketing #TweetSheet: Make Every Tweet Count

By Maria Peagler

Twitter seems to have a bigger learning curve and intimidation factor for people than other platforms, so this TweetSheet will be helpful in figuring out the language, etiquette, and how to get results in just 140 characters in a blindly-fast social network. Whether you’re a Twitter newbie or veteran, you can use this TweetSheet for […]

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Dec 05

Content Strategy: Where Do I Get It All?

By Maria Peagler

Overwhelmed by the prospect of coming up with enough content to keep your blog, email newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels fresh? That was my reaction when I began my own social media journey. I didn’t know WHERE I’d come up with all that content, and when would I find the TIME to do it […]

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Oct 12

SocialMediaOnlineClasses Student Success Stories

By Maria Peagler

We’re so proud of our students and instructors who are in the headlines lately.  They’re doing big things and using social media to promote their latest projects.  Take a look: Our own YouTube101 instructor, Vanessa Wilson, was featured on ABC’s 20/20 as one of the enormously successful Generation YouTube entrepreneurs profiting from the video platform. […]

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Sep 23

SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com Blog Tour: Day Five at SmartBlog on Social Media

By Maria Peagler

[addtoany] Day Five of the SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com Blog Tour finds me at SmartBlog on Social Media.  SmartBlog and its associated SmartBrief channels for vertical industries are my go-to source for the best in advice on everything entrepreneurial, from social media, to management, to sales.  I personally subscribe to their SmartBrief on Social Media and SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs […]

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Sep 19

Social Media Online Classes Blog Tour: Day One at MarketingMel

By Maria Peagler

Welcome the SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com blog tour! Sept. 19-23 I’m touring the blogosphere’s outstanding online marketing and small business blogs, discussing new media marketing solutions for small business. How does it work? Rather than touring geographically, I’ll be touring virtually, via the internet, to some of my favorite blogs on small business, social media, online marketing, and public relations. Visit […]

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Sep 08

5 Steps to SEO Results for Small Business Owners

By Maria Peagler

Today’s guest post is from Gloria Rand, who works with small business owners to implement SEO strategies and social media marketing for online visibility, profits and success at www.gloriarand.com. Facebook may be great for your business, but it’s not wise to put all of your marketing eggs in that one basket. Granted, it’s hard to ignore Facebook’s […]

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