Why Your Business Needs a Crisis Management Plan for Social Media

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Social media can be both a blessing and a curse for businesses. On the one hand, it gives you personalized and nearly constant access to customers and gives your company a friendly and helpful voice. On the other hand, it’s all too easy for a company or its employees to make a careless mistake that […]

Bad Rhino Reading: Networking with Instagram Direct

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Website: Social Media Examiner Article: 4 Ways to Network With Instagram Direct Using a tool like Instagram Direct can directly put you into conversation with current followers and also give you opportunities to meet new fans and/or influencers for your brand. Here are 4 ways to network with Instagram Direct. 1. Create a deeper connection […]

Twitter Mandates New Profile Design for Users by End of Month

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While it has been an opt-in feature for the last month or so, starting May 28, Twitter will be force-feeding its users the new profile layout. The new Facebook-esque design features a larger default picture, wider-spread header image (in comparison to the old format) and different timeline views. Aside from the revamped aesthetics, the new […]

#AmazonCart: Amazon Allows Shopping Cart Additions Via Twitter

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Amazon and Twitter unveiled a joint new feature that allows users to add products to their Amazon shopping cart through a tweet. As long as one has their Amazon and Twitter accounts synced, they can reply with #AmazonCart to any tweet that features a link to a product from the online retailer. “Add it now, […]

How You Can Benefit From Social Media Influencers

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There’s lots of buzz on the Internet about finding and engaging with industry influencers. We see lists of influencers, are encouraged to connect with them, and even strive to become an influencer ourselves. It’s often stressed online, that if you want your company blog to get noticed and talked about, you have to know influencers […]