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Getting The Most Out of Social Media For Your Business

  • June 25th, 2014 by Damian Davila
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Social media has become a staple of modern day living. Teenagers are sending friend requests before they exchange phone numbers. News is discovered through Reddit or Twitter long before the ten o’clock broadcast. Grandparents are joining just to keep in touch with their grandkids. There’s no escaping it… Read more

Social Media and Locating the Best College

  • October 22nd, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Your choice of college can have a significant impact on your future. However, it can be difficult to select a college that meets your needs and preferences, considering that there are so many good colleges out there. One thing you can do to make your college search more effective and efficient is to use social media. Most colleges have social… Read more

5 Ways to Make Your Facebook Fan Page Work

  • July 9th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
A company Facebook fan page that doesn’t interact with its fans is likely to lose them along with its online presence. In order to get the most out of your company’s Facebook page, you have to keep in constant contact with fans, much like Facebook users keep in contact with their friends and family on a regular basis. With that… Read more

Ensure Your Kids Are Using Social Networking Responsibly

  • May 28th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
The use of social network sites such as Facebook has risen tremendously in the last two years, and almost every child over the age of 6 or 7 seems to have their own page. This is an incredibly useful and very entertaining way for our kids to stay in touch with each other remotely. But there is another, less attractive,… Read more

Is Facebook for Work or Pleasure?

  • May 8th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Facebook: not just a place for families, fun, and games. Today, the largest and most popular social media giant is also prime property for small businesses and entrepreneurs to network with other professionals, as well as communicate with current and prospective new customers or clients. From so-called “fan” pages to group pages, to virtual communities, Facebook offers small business owners… Read more

Is It Necessary to Share Everything on Facebook?

  • April 16th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media did not always put people out there in such a way that strangers could find out anything they want about us. In fact, when Facebook first went “public” after the Ivy League colleges in the US had access, only a few universities were given access at a time. As the popularity grew, just like social networks before it,… Read more

Facebook – The New Big Brother

  • February 18th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Have you ever had the feeling that you were being watched? Well starting this spring, I’d venture to say your feeling will be at an all time high. According to a private source from Facebook Inc, the social media corporation plans to release a location-tracker app in mid-March. This application is designed to help users track each other’s location, regardless… Read more

5 Awesome Strategies to Increase Engagement on Facebook

  • December 3rd, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Let’s face it, Facebook is a powerful social media tool that no business owner can do without. Internet is the first interactive medium invented and Facebook is on top of the list when it comes to popular networking sites. In a matter of days or weeks, you can get access to thousands of Facebook users, which in turn can be… Read more

Facebook: The Biggest Pump And Dump Ever?

  • November 29th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Everyone has a Facebook page. Facebook quickly became one of the most used and talked about websites in the entire history of the internet. The immense popularity of Facebook is what lead investors all across the nation to be lured into investing heavily in Facebook stock when the corporation went public in the middle of May. However it turns out… Read more

Need To Make Your Site More Liked?

  • November 15th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
The age of the standard, cardboard cut-out website has passed. People just don’t find static brochure- like webpages appealing anymore. Potential customers want to hear more about what you can offer them, and what helpful experiences you can pass on to them; not what the latest special is. Going to a website full on marketed products and sales pitches isn’t… Read more