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Top 5 Posts of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, I wanted to take a moment and share my top 5 most read and shared posts. These posts continue to drive traffic to my website and have repeatedly been shared, and even translated across the web.

Without further ado,

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Recycling Content – Illustrated

To follow-up on my previous post on recycling content, here is a useful guide to the different character limitations for posts on the main social media sites that I retweeted from Buffer. I shared the same post on Facebook and Google Plus. Instead of simply copy-pasting the info on my blog,

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4 Ways to Recycle Content

Do you find that one of the biggest challenges with your business (or personal) Facebook or Twitter accounts is curating or creating interesting content that will get you the likes and retweets you need for engagement and exposure? This is something I have been struggling with since starting DigitalBuzz.me (my digital marketing consultancy) until I discovered these 4 ways to recycle content. 

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Do you like Facebook’s new “like” button?

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Facebook changes the look of the ubiquitous “like” and “share” buttons introduced in 2010. Gone is that the familiar “thumbs up” button which has been replaced by a solid-blue button with a small Facebook logo.

The “share” button has also received a touch-up but less dramatic than the “like”

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Tweaking your Privacy Settings on Facebook

We’ve all read stories of people who didn’t get a job because their future employer dug up some embarrassing photos on their Facebook profile. Or someone who got in trouble at work or with their parents, partner, or friends because of something they said or a photo that someone else posted of them and tagged them in.

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Facebook Introduces Ad Objectives

Finally – Facebook Introduces Ad Objectives. An excerpt from our Facebook page

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#Confused – Understanding Hashtags on Social Networks

Facebook was the last of the major social networks to introduce the hashtag earlier this month. This has been greeted by mixed emotions ranging from excitement by those who use it on other social networks, to confusion at this strange symbol suddenly appearing in status updates, to indifference. Check out the informal poll run on our Facebook page which captured these sentiments.

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Other Social Media Channels (flowchart)

To summarize the previous post on choice of social media channels (as well as the amount of channels) is a function of four variables:

  • time: do you have time to do it well?
  • know-how: do you know how to do it or are you willing to learn?

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Beyond Facebook, Twitter, and G+: Other Social Media Channels

Many of us, when we start off wanting to take our businesses online are baffled by the myriad of social media channels. With limited time and energy to investigate them, we end up playing it safe and going with Facebook because it is the one we know (we already have a personal profile),

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Is Google Plus a plus for your business?

Google Plus (or in nerdspeak G+) has been quickly gaining in popularity in terms of numbers of users. According to some recent reports it just overtook Twitter as the number two most used social network after Facebook thanks to its clever (and discrete) integration with the Google ecosystem.

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