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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

Why is Instagram Not Working for Our Business?

  • September 13th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Instagram, while relatively new to the social media scene, has become a popular venue for consumers and businesses alike. Started in October 2010, the site allows users to post photos, and its mobile apps let users add filters and effects to their pictures. Instagram can be a great marketing tool for many businesses, but only if you use it correctly.… Read more

What You Need To Know About Instagram Marketing

  • August 15th, 2013 by SEM Contributor

Marketing with Instagram

Instagram seems to be one of the last social channels that has not yet been completely overtaken and saturated by brands. While plenty of brands currently use Instagram for marketing, there is still enough of a gap that your brand could jump in and be established before the network reached its saturation point. Visual social media channels… Read more

Three Great Instagram Tips For Small Businesses

  • July 31st, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Small businesses around the country are always looking for ways to showcase their brand and one of the best ways to do this today is through social media sites like Instagram.  Many people think that this social media site is just for celebrities and kids who have nothing better than to post photos of their meals or other inanities.  Actually,… Read more

Heading Off To A Conference? Instagram That!

  • June 25th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
With around 1 million followers and thousands of likes per photo, Starbucks is extremely active on Instagram. Not only does the company participate in this form of social media, but the fans of the company are involved as well. Search for “Starbucks” on Instagram and you will be inundated with over 3.6 billion results. While getting to that level of… Read more

How to Use Instagram for Business

  • June 18th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
How to Use Instagram for Business Instagram is a social network where millions of photos are shared on a daily basis. As a result, many companies are now realizing the benefits of using this network as a tool for marketing their products and services. Here are some tips which will help you make the most of Instagram. 1. Use a Read more

Is An Instagram Account Of Any Use To Brands

  • November 6th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Branding through social media is bigger than it ever was. More and more companies are coming out of traditional marketing mediums and indulging in digital marketing on the web, where interactive mediums are helping brands identify what they’re doing right and what they should be doing right. The most popular of these mediums has always been Facebook, followed by Twitter,… Read more

Should Your Small Business Use Instagram?

  • August 9th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Take a look at any newsfeed, and you’ll see how insanely popular Instagram has become. Suddenly everyone is a photographer, and every photo looks vintage. The easily-recognized Instagram filters do have an uncanny way of making everything look better. With Instagram taking off and quickly gaining millions of new users, it’s only natural that businesses will flock to it with… Read more

How to Market Yourself – or Your Brand – on Instagram

  • July 2nd, 2012 by SEM Contributor
For some (read: casual users), a social network like the photo-sharing app Instagram is a great place to post cute pictures of their newborn baby to share with close friends and family. For others (read: power users), Instagram is a place to market yourself or your brand. A devoted and strong Instagram following can boost your other social accounts and… Read more

The Rise of the Unsocial Networks

  • April 27th, 2012 by Damian Davila
While Facebook and Twitter are catching are all about amassing hordes of followers and friends, the newest social network have a more “unsocial” theme. The recent $1 billion acquisition of Instagram by Facebook cements the idea that smaller, closed networks are growing in popularity among early adopters. Facebook indicated in April 23, 2012 S1 form about this deal:
In April
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