Mastering the Art of Gaining Followers on Threads

This article will provide you with effective strategies to gain followers on threads and bolster your online presence. To attract followers on threads, it’s crucial to create an authentic and engaging online persona. Craft a compelling profile or bio that reflects your interests and expertise. Use a clear and professional profile picture to build trust with potential followers. Ensure your username is memorable and relevant to the niche you want to focus on.

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The new Foursquare Learns What You Like, Becomes More Yelpy!

So, here it is, foursquare (R8) with a completely new look and feel. I’m still poking around with it and trying to figure out what’s up with the app. I have to admit, it really does feel more personalized, this thanks to the learning about me that the app wants to initiate – right from the get-go after the update you’ll be promoted to tell foursquare all about your likes, I assume so the app can make relevant recommendations.

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Businesses and Social Media – Most Fail to Plan

I’m pretty active on social media – both for business and pleasure – and have been for a long time (about 8 years now I’m guessing). I admit that one of my own personal observations is that I often have failed to plan out my social strategy, rather, just diving in and doing it! Well, it seems I’m hardly alone as some survey findings of business users on social media are also failing to plan out their strategies.

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You Might Dump Facebook as a Social Platform When you Start Using IconoSquare with your Instagram!

Here’s an awesome tip for you Instagram fans! Are you looking for a fun and interesting way to view your Instagram activity, stats and more?  Continue reading “You Might Dump Facebook as a Social Platform When you Start Using IconoSquare with your Instagram!”

Blogging, microblogging, media, social media or… Which for your business?

You may be wondering, which would be better for me or my business.. blogging, social bookmarking, a social media focus, or ?? A darned good question, particularly as all have a purpose, a time, a place, advantages and disadvantages. So, which one is best? There’s no simple answer here, however, keep in mind that any option you select will require time {lots of it} , patience, and a commitment.

social media sharing (Source: goodfellowcreative.com)

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Social Media Guide For Parents (2014 Edition)

A valuable resource for parents was released today and it’s pretty darned nice – and useful! The social media guide for parents has been developed by the Liahona Academy (be sure to check out their website and the other valuable resources they provide) and is delivered as a free web-based resource and a comprehensive infographic – jam-packed with useful tips!

social media guide for parents

Some useful things pointed out in the guide include details of facebook’s new policy that enables kids to post publicly, and other tips and tricks regarding ways to safeguard user privacy.The guide also describes all the public social sites that are popular with teens and explains what they are and how they are used and they also suggest several social media monitoring tools.

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Growing Social and 10 Social Media Tips to Help Build Your Brand Loyalty

Ok, you’ve gone to great lengths to create social media properties for your company. You’ve spent countless hours customizing the look and feel,built a following, curated and created content, so now what?  The biggest thing you can likely do is to tell people about these resources. There’s a number of subtle and effective ways to share pointers to your social streams.

Some of the easiest and common things you can do include:

LIKE
Like similar and complementary content on facebook – when using facebook, use the service as your company identity and not as yourself or your personal profile. Then, Like relevant companies and also be sure to Like and share posts to your stream  – never under-estimate the power of a Like!

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New standalone iPhone app for facebook – Paper

You may notice faccbook getting loads of attention on the wires this morning… that’s due to a new app called Paper – This morning, Facebook is announcing a new standalone iPhone app called Paper. Contrary to earlier rumors, it’s much more than just a news-reading app — it’s a complete reimagining of Facebook itself. Once you’ve used it, you may never want to open the standard Facebook app again. It may not replicated every feature of Facebook’s main app, but it does fulfill the majority of people’s needs. Simply put, it’s much, much better

Source: TheVerge

 


Data Privacy and 8 simple tips to protecting your personal privacy online

With Data Privacy Day set to take place on Tuesday Jan 28 there’s no better time to think about your own data usage and data privacy concerns etc… About Data Privacy Day – The proclamation coincides with an international effort to empower and educate people about how to protect their personal information and manage their digital footprint. Data protection and privacy is a constantly evolving field and requires ongoing efforts to maintain security.

data privacy day

And so, in order to help you out and give you a task for Privacy Day here’s Eight simple tips to protecting your personal privacy online – I suggest you have a look and see how any/all can apply to your data usage patterns and consider:

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