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The Power of Social Giving

thuff007
Thanks to the ever-widening reach of social networking, organizations are finding ways to tap into the collective goodwill of people who want to give back during the holiday season from the comfort of their homes. Social giving has burst on the scene as the next big thing in charitable contributions.
The Power of Social Giving

Social Media Tips: Target Local Search This Holiday Season

sukhpreeet
Christmas is nearly here, and with it the busiest shopping season of the year. Social media is a great way for businesses to get involved in the conversation, and leveraging different platforms to reach potential customers while they are online and searching for the perfect gift.
Social Media Tips: Target Local Search This Holiday Season

3 Social Media Contest Ideas That Will Attract Holiday Shoppers

shannonw
A social media contest can help boost your business' exposure, increase profit, and build a valuable email subscriber database. Here are 3 contest ideas to try now that'll engage your current followers and further your online reach throughout the holiday season.
3 Social Media Contest Ideas That Will Attract Holiday Shoppers

What Monty the Penguin Can Teach Retailers and Marketers About Agile Marketing

ubersocialmedia
Similar to the concept of newsjacking, by carefully monitoring your competitors and industry, you’ll spot trends, gain insights and will know what’s causing a stir and creating buzz. This gives you an indication of demand, helping you target your activities accordingly.
What Monty the Penguin Can Teach Retailers and Marketers About Agile Marketing

Dear Santa: A Social Media Professional's Wish List

memktgservices
Christmas is a time of year that evoke feelings of generosity and community, especially in the social media world. We have seen A LOT of changes, both good and bad, this past year and there are more looming in the first part of 2015. With changes, we tend to feel like starting over. New strategies, new tools, new actions we must take.
Dear Santa: A Social Media Professional's Wish List

Independence Day to Labor Day: Plan Your Content Around These Summer Holidays

NicoleKarlis
Jump in the pool of current events to make your written content relevant and engaging for your readers. The "holiday season" refers to the autumn to winter stretch of American holidays for a reason. After you get past this time of year, holidays are few and far in between. Case in point: summer.
Independence Day to Labor Day: Plan Your Content Around These Summer Holidays

5 Ways to Use the Holiday Season to Become a Better Online Marketer

Randy Milanovic
Let's start off by admitting that most of us don't spend the holiday season thinking about things like online marketing, inbound lead generation, and search engine optimization strategies. But why not take a couple of hours anyway and learn what you can do to attract new customers online?
5 Ways to Use the Holiday Season to Become a Better Online Marketer

10 Perfectly Crafted Facebook Status Updates for the Holiday Season

Jim Belosic
In the midst of last year’s holiday shopping madness, IBM’s Jay Henderson wrote a super detailed post on his company’s Smarter Planet blog about how social media affects holiday shopping. He concluded that social media isn’t just “another channel to have a personalized dialog with a consumer.”
10 Perfectly Crafted Facebook Status Updates for the Holiday Season

12 Tips for Holiday Instagram Marketing: Last-Minute Instagram Tips

Krista Bunskoek
Is your business marketing well for the holidays? Are you driving traffic to your site, on to your store? Is your Instagram bringing you the engagement you need, resulting in the sales you expect? It’s not too late! Here are 12 Instagram tips to give your holiday marketing the boost it deserves.
12 Tips for Holiday Instagram Marketing: Last-Minute Instagram Tips

Super Festive Facebook Holiday Contest Ideas [INFOGRAPHIC]

DouglasKarr
ShortStack analyzed more than 50,000 active Facebook Pages and 300,000 custom Facebook Page apps that serve more than 1.4 billion Facebook fans and, among the things they discovered: Engagement in December increases by as much as 66 percent on custom Facebook Page apps!
Super Festive Facebook Holiday Contest Ideas [INFOGRAPHIC]