Shane Jones

Monthly contributor Shane Jones currently works as the Senior Social Outreach Specialist at WebpageFX. With an unhealthy obsession with the Internet, Shane spends nearly all of his time blogging about social marketing, or occasionally sharing his opinions on his soccer news blog. On those rare moments when he's not behind a computer, Shane's either playing soccer, kayaking, or living out his bucket list. He can be found on Twitter: @ShaneJones15.

Shane has written 27 awesome articles.


Tips for Using Images on Twitter

IMAGES

When you sign onto Twitter these days, inevitably your feed that was once text-only is now covered with images. Images have become a staple of this communication, either as stand-alone tweets or to accompany a text tweet. Aside from Twitter, regardless of what social media platform you’re using, images accompany pretty much every other tweet, […]

Writing for Social Media Without Being Too Sales-Pushy

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#124320732 / gettyimages.com You’ve been writing that blog for months, but you haven’t made any traction. In fact, it seems like the stickiness of your posts is dwindling. The same holds true for all those tweets you’ve been pushing out. You know there’s a problem, but you can’t put your finger on it. After all […]

Making The Best Halloween Social Media Posts

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The holidays are a wonderful time to engage with your followers on your social media sites. Not only does it give you something to talk about on social media, but it’s a chance to plan contests, get to know your customers and encourage even more engagement than usual. Halloween is an especially fun holiday on […]

How Un-Flashy Companies Can Have Great Social Media

UN-FLASHY

  Let’s face it: when you sell a fun product, like cars or pizza or clothing, it’s not too hard to have fun social media accounts. You can talk about the latest apps that can be integrated with your car’s stereo system, or send out a coupon for a two-for-Tuesday deal on pies, or tweet […]

Learning from Social Media Failures

LEARNING

The vast reach of social media often means it can help a brand make a huge impact, much like Oreo did when its marketing team posted a witty Tweet to correspond with a power outage during the Super Bowl. However, the pendulum of influence can also swing in the opposite direction, causing some brands to […]