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PostHeaderIcon Business publicly shames 'illegal dumping' on social media

Business publicly shames 'illegal dumping' on social media
A small used clothing store that has been in business for more than three decades says it is fed up with the trash being dumped next to their building. The owners of the Westside Apostolate set up a security camera, and posted the videos on social media.
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Social media for businesses
Today's consumers get swathes of their information from social media – news, product recommendations, in-jokes, even opinions. Regardless of your line of business, the quickest, cheapest and most efficient way to build a buzz is through a strong social …
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If It's Social Media, It's Personal: Lessons From #MyTopCollege
“Using social media to connect with your friends and family is not a very marketable skill. Our grandmothers can do that. You [should] understand how to use social media as a business tool, to collaborate with your colleagues and clients, target …
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Social media: In marketing, avoid black hat social media
Let's stick to the use of social media by businesses. While you could use social media to do all of this, it's a bit reminiscent of “black hat” SEO (search engine optimization). That's the practice of using link farms, fake content and other forms of …
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Survey Shows Growing Importance of Using Social Media for Business
Social Media for Business Social media is changing the business world as more executives use it to improve the operations, marketability and profitability of their companies, according to an annual survey conducted jointly by MIT Sloan Management …
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5 Social Media Uses for Business
Social media outlets give people a platform to create and spread discussions, and people are always talking. So, give them something to talk about. Use your company's account to push content that makes users want to engage and keep your brand part of …
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Yarnee, the Next Evolution in Social Media Sharing Apps, Available Now
HEIDELBERG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–We're sharing more pictures and videos than ever before and we're tweeting like crazy. But our social media are spread across numerous channels, fragmented by the posts of others, and hard to find later. With Yarnee, a …
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PostHeaderIcon Former Ford Social Media Chief Joining PR Firm

Former Ford Social Media Chief Joining PR Firm
At SHIFT, Scott will have the chance to make a big, positive impact both at the firm and, for a wide swath of our clients.” Monty left Ford in May after establishing a vibrant social media presence for the auto maker which included groundbreaking …
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Businesses Are Missing Out On One Valuable Social Media Platform
As the Gulf coast's leading marketing firm, the company has been working with both national luxury brands and regional heavy hitters for the past ten years, by building their reputation without the help of social media. However, since recently adding …
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Fed chief: Social media stock overvalued
Delivering her annual monetary policy report to Congress, the Fed chief wrote that “valuation metrics in some sectors do appear substantially stretched — particularly those for smaller firms in the social media and biotechnology industries, despite a …
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Dentist leaves firm after social media comments
“We would like to assure all our clients and friends on the Island that the political views of Mr Abusara Darwich that have been posted on social media sites are not the views of the Directors, Management and staff of The Cosmetic Medical Centre and we …
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HTSA Marketing Summit Focuses on SEO, SEM, Social Media
From in-store events, referral incentives and radio ads, Sasser also took a closer look at top Internet marketing tools including email campaigns, search ads, display ads and social media, highlighting how HTSA members are securing conversions with the …
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Why Word Of Mouth Marketing Is The Most Important Social Media
Word of Mouth Marketing (WOMM). Isn't this really the original social media platform? I grew up with the famous Faberge commercial that showed a woman who “told 2 friends” about the product and how “they told 2 friends … and so on … and so on”. Hasn …
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Using social media as a recruitment tool
Candidate quality is said to improve significantly when social media is used for recruitment and a level of engagement with social networks at a corporate level indicates a more modern culture, one that is increasingly likely to attract fresh talent.
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PostHeaderIcon Advertisers Are Spending Nearly As Much On World Cup Social Media

Advertisers Are Spending Nearly As Much On World Cup Social Media
Some advertisers' social spend on World Cup-related campaigns rose to the half-million to multimillion dollar range, according to SocialCode, a digital marketing firm that specialises in helping large advertisers, including finance and media brands …
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Conning–Life-Annuity Industry Distribution Force Grows in Parallel with
HARTFORD, Conn. , July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Insurers showed continued focus on bulking up distribution capabilities and diversity in the face of strong demand, while at the same time increasing social media and mobile technology capabilities to …
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Mobile, Social News Startup NowThisNews Acquires Video Distribution Platform
New York-based NowThisNews, a startup looking to reinvent video journalism for the mobile and social era, has acquired a company in a similar space, Cliptamatic, a platform which helps premium content owners distribute video to social media in real-time.
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PostHeaderIcon New Social Media Trend: Pretty girls, ugly faces

New Social Media Trend: Pretty girls, ugly faces
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – It's not too surprising when a pretty woman gets heads turning and people talking. But there's a group of pretty women that is setting the internet on fire. They're all part of a new social media trend. No, they're not owling or …
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Social media stands up to bad body trends
As beach breezes and bikini bods fill summer agendas, young adults are yet again being influenced by the negative summer body obsessions. This time, social media sites are stepping in. Last summer, the space between a woman's inner thighs when she …
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Jasper Cillessen leaning against a goalpost becomes social media trend
The Brazilians didn't threaten to score a lot and Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen was caught on camera leaning up against the goalpost. This is how threatening the #BRA attack has been RT @cjzero: Invisible chair pic.twitter.com/J4OfTsX6qz.
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PostHeaderIcon Social media helps connect department head to community

Social media helps connect department head to community
A growing social media presence has improved communication with the media and the community, Gazdik said. "It's one of those things that's another tool in a toolbox to get out press releases," he said. Many Brown County residents were unable to hear a …
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F&M Bank ranked among top US community banks in social media
F&M Bank was recently ranked in a top 50 list that “highlights the community bank social media trailblazers among the financial industry.” The Independent Community Bankers of America released its second annual Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social …
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Reds launch social media hub
With more social followers than any other club in the Barclays Premier League, our new hub allows United supporters to follow the latest posts, tweets, images and competitions here on the official website at manutd.com/socialmedia. Bookmark the hub and …
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MU students start social media weather service
Tony Lupo, department chair and professor for atmospheric science, said the traffic on the program's old forecasting website died off because of the dawn of social media. This extracurricular project from Speck and his peers picks up where the site …
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A Social Network With No Members, but a Billion Valuation
Cynk does, however, appear to have started a site under the Introbiz.com domain name, which isn't listed in any of the filings. – No revenue yet. But, get this: “Introbuzz believes a social network that generates revenue is a compelling reason to get …
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Investment Firms Try to Find Their Social Media Groove
In May the independent research firm released its first-ever ranking of social media engagement by financial services firms (awarding them up to five stars). The winners: Ameriprise Financial, John Hancock Financial Services, New York Life Insurance Co.
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topseos.jp Publishes Rankings of 10 Best Social Media Management
The independent authority on online marketing in Japan, topseos.jp, has named their list of the best social media management firms for June 2014. The recommendations are released at the start of each month in order to account for the latest …
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PostHeaderIcon What Happens to Your Social Media Profiles When You Die?

What Happens to Your Social Media Profiles When You Die?
While Twitter will start deleting accounts after six months of inactivity, most other social networks won't touch your profile unless specifically asked by a family member or an agent of law enforcement. Whether your account is deleted or deactivated …
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Top 5 Tips for Growing Your Social Media Following
2014-06-23-Socialmediafollowing.jpg Wouldn't it be nice to create a Facebook or Twitter page and then magically get the right people liking and following you? And get those same people to spread the word about your company? Unfortunately, it just doesn …
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Churches turn to social media to reach young people
When a user “likes” a particular page, such as a church's page then that page will be recommended to that users friends to “like” as well, thus getting the word out about the church and its overall message. Facebook is different from other social media …
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Iraq's Sunni Militants Take to Social Media to Advance Their Cause and Intimidate
BAGHDAD — The extremist group battling the Iraqi government, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, may practice a seventh-century version of fundamentalist Islam, but it has demonstrated modern sophistication when it comes to using social media, …
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