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For optimal Facebook engagement, choose quality posts over a quantity of posts

Less is more with your company’s Facebook posts

You’ve probably heard the phrase content is king. However, when it comes to company Facebook posts, context is the new content. While it’s important to know how often you should post to your Facebook page, you should also focus on what you’re posting. HubSpot, a developer of software for inbound marketing and sales, pulled Facebook data to see if posting more frequently reaches more people.

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Topics: Featured, Social Media, Online Public Relations, Public Companies

Insta-success: 3 tips to ensure high performance on Instagram

Instagram, like most other social media platforms, invests heavily in fine-tuning and further developing its platform. With many changes afoot, including the addition of new features and advertising options, how can your company stay ahead of the curve and keep its Instagram account effectively reaching followers?

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Online Public Relations

Making the content connection: 3 tips for attracting customers using content

Public relations and marketing are communications practices deeply entrenched in relevant content. While one discipline uses tools such as news releases and positioning statements, the other leverages glossy, image-rich brochures and catchy taglines. What continues to be elusive to some companies is the magical element of “content connection.” Content connection is the process of creating engaging, relevant content audiences crave that pushes them to a call to action, such as to like, share, review or buy. The first step in making the connection is to attract people to your business – to let them know you exist, what you do, what you stand for and what you can offer. How can your company begin to attract more customers?

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Blog

7​ ​deadly​ ​sins​ ​of​ ​your​ ​Instagram​ ​strategy

How to grow your brand successfully on Instagram

Instagram is one of the top social media platforms. It’s no surprise that it’s so popular; people like sharing photos. Most companies use Instagram to improve their brand awareness and generate likes and engagement that often leads to business growth.

Promoting your company on Instagram is rewarding and a lot of fun. However, there are some pitfalls. Here are seven major mistakes you should avoid on Instagram.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Online Public Relations

HubSpot: A social media publishing gem

3 reasons we use this often overlooked site for publishing to social media

We frequently get calls from sales reps encouraging us to check out their new social media publishing sites. The conversation usually goes something like this:

“What publishing tool are you currently using?” Sales rep inquires.

“HubSpot,” we answer.

“Oh, you mean Hootsuite.”

“No, we use HubSpot.”

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Inbound Marketing

3 ways to boost your Instagram presence

A thriving social media presence is essential for a successful company. Instagram is a terrific platform for engaging your target audience. However, it’s not enough to post every now and then on your company Instagram page. Your presence must be consistent and continual. If you’re not posting regularly, your potential and current clients may lose interest, and that’s not good for your company. Here are three ways to build a successful company Instagram campaign:

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media

5 reasons you aren’t getting social media engagement

You know social media requires dedication, and you’re posting regularly. However, you can’t seem to get your audience to engage with you. If you’ve put some effort into your company’s social media channels, it’s frustrating when your engagement stats are flatlining. Here’s what might be wrong:

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media

Are you doing social media wrong?

6 things you should never do on social media

Wondering how to improve your social media presence? Here are some tips on what not to do to help you in your journey to social media greatness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Online Public Relations

Infographic: How to find awesome content topics

Create content topics that will interest your potential customers

Creating content that’s relevant and valuable to your audience is one of the eight key elements of successful content marketing. At first, the topic ideas will be plentiful since there are obvious subjects and issues to address. As you dive deeper, however, topics will be harder to find.

We’ve put together a handy infographic for you to print out and keep at your desk that offers five easy tools to use to find great content topics. Also, check out five more ways to create blog post topics.

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Topics: Featured, Social Media, Content Management, Public Companies

16 ways to promote your Inc. 5000 honor

Inc. just recognized your company on its Inc. 5000 list, now what?

Congratulations! Your company made it to the Inc. 5000 list. It’s a well-deserved accomplishment that shows your company’s growth over the past three years. Now comes the fun part of promoting your recognition and award. Many companies don’t know where to start.

Often when a company receives an award from a media outlet, other competing news outlets may not write about the recognition, especially local awards from a business journal or newspaper. Lucky for you, a prestigious national magazine like Inc. and its 5000 list tends to gain the attention of the media more than other awards, which means this is your opportunity to share your accomplishment with others. We compiled a list of 16 ways you should promote this company award.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Awards

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