10 Minute Twitter Strategies for Small Business
Aug 04

10-Minute Twitter Strategies for Small Business Profits

By Maria Peagler

Twitter is the one social network my students and clients are most hesitant to join.  It’s only for celebrities like Alyssa Milano and Charlie Sheen, they say.  Or like my summer intern Matt, they feel like they need a Twitter-to-English dictionary to decipher people’s tweets.  Stated plainly, Twitter is not for wimps.  It takes persistence […]

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Jul 20

SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com Provides Three Scholarships to Atlanta Spark and Hustle Conference

By Maria Peagler

SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com is providing three scholarships to Tory Johnson’s Atlanta Spark and Hustle conference, July 21-23, enabling potential and current women small business owners to attend. Maria Peagler, founder of SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com, will present How to Build a Following on Twitter at the conference Thursday afternoon at the Cobb Galleria. Spark and Hustle is Good Morning America […]

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May 26

Savvy B2B and B2C Email Marketing Campaigns

By Maria Peagler

Which email marketing strategy is more important:  B2B or B2C?  Both!  If you’re doing only one or the other, it’s time to start focusing your message to each group. Email marketing is especially effective for B2B and B2C because you can send a targeted message to each segment, versus using a website, blog, or social […]

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May 12

19 Must-Have Resources for Small Business Owners

By Maria Peagler

Aspiring small business owners need help but often don’t know where to turn or who to trust for advice.  Here’s the SocialMediaOnlineClasses.com Small Business Resource Guide, a primer on the big issues facing business owners and where to turn for help.  Bookmark this page so you can return to it when you need help. I’ve […]

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May 05

7 Email Marketing Tips to Guarantee Results

By Maria Peagler

Does anyone still use email marketing?  Absolutely, and if you’re an entrepreneur, you should be too.  Why?  Because EVERYONE has an email address.  While some of your customers read blogs, a majority are on Facebook, and a few might use Twitter, they all use email.  You need to show up in their Inbox offering quality […]

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Apr 14

Creating YouTube Videos for Your Small Business

By Maria Peagler

Chances are if you’re a small business owner, high-priced commercials are out of the question.  Lucky you!  In today’s age of social media, commercials aren’t nearly as effective as a DIY YouTube video.  Who, me?  Yes, you.  You don’t have to be a video pro to create an authentic video that showcases your business. How […]

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Apr 05

15 Strategies to Use Video to Differentiate Your Business

By Maria Peagler

How are you using social media to stand out from your competition?  Have you effectively differentiated yourself, especially on social networks?  The challenge in using any social media channel is you’re playing by their rules:  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and other major players want a consistent look and feel for their users, but the result […]

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Mar 31

10 Ways to Be Comfortable on Camera

By Maria Peagler

Video is a terrific medium for business professionals to show the human side of their brand.  However, many of my clients are hesitant to go on camera, no matter how fabulous their company is.  They are highly uncomfortable with the idea of putting themselves on a YouTube video for the world to see. If you’ve […]

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Mar 03

Small Business Marketing Using Facebook

By Maria Peagler

Entrenpreneurs are turning in droves to Facebook for their small business marketing.  Why Facebook and why now?  Businesses overall, and especially start-ups and other small businesses with lean marketing budgets are transitioning from expensive print advertising that shows little ROI and trending toward online marketing, where their efforts drive SEO, increase visits to their websites, […]

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