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Thank you for visiting ShirleyWilson.com. As you can see, I am no longer updating this website / blog.  However, I decided to leave it online as there is still some good and thoughtful content to be found here on how to grow your business using social media. Should you have any questions or need assistance in any aspect of your digital marketing, I am now working as a Senior Digital Marketing Strategist at Two Oceans Digital. I can now be reached at 305-853-7277 x19 or Shirley@TwoOceansDigiital.com.  I hope to hear from you!

 

Mobile SEO Made Simple


10 Best Mobile SEO Practices to Follow in 2014 It's that time of year when online marketing experts are sharing their predictions and advice for what businesses marketing on the web should be prepared for in the upcoming year. Without a doubt the most obvious and talked about trend busineses should be paying attention to is mobile search…

Social Media Stats and Facts for 2013


The popularity of social media has grown beyond most of our wildest dreams with no end in sight. A quick look at Digital Insights latest social media stats infographic will prove that social media continues to see growth across multiple channels. As we continue to adapt to this fundamental, undeniable shift in the way the world communicates…

New Facebook Contest Rules – What You Need to Know


Facebook Contests Rules Have Changed – Now Run Your Promotions Right on your Facebook Page Timeline Administering Facebook contests and promotions just got easier! In an effort to better meet the needs of marketers and to remove themselves as the middle-man between marketers and the vast variety of world-wide laws, Facebook has loosened some of their restrictions…

How to Use a #Hashtag to Promote Your Next Event


It would be rare these day to spend time online without running across a hashtag. Hashtags have become a universally used symbol on social networks to label content and collect conversations. Hashtags http://shirleywilson.com/how-use-facebook-hashtags/make it possible for anyone interested in a particular event or topic to quickly discover additional conversation and content. Twitter was the social network really responsible for birthing the…

How to Use New Facebook Hashtags


Facebook Hashtags – A beginner's guide to using and avoid abusing Facebook's newest feature.  It's official! Clickable Facebook hashtags are now functional to a small percentage of Facebook users and will be opened up to everyone on the network in the near future. Facebook's decision to make hashtags functional closely follows the univeral click culture of other popular features already offered by…

Know and Grow! How to Plan Social Media Content Like a Pro


Six tips to plan social media content using a social media calendar. According to a study by eMarketer 73% of marketers say finding the time to create content is their biggest marketing challenge.  The reason it is such a daunting task for rmost marketers to create social media content is because they do not have a well-thought out plan for what…

What is Social Search and How Can it Benefit Your Business?


What is social search and what does it mean for your business? Like many terms in today’s digital world, the meaning of social search continues to be shaped and defined but  it is how search engines are beginning to return content from a user's social network into search engine results. Basically, social search a new…

How to Get Back to Business with your Facebook Cover Image


It isn't often I want to start a blog post off by saying "forget what I told you before" but when it comes to the Facebook cover image that is the case. It turns out Facebook has relaxed its previously strict guidelines to what could and could not be included in cover images for Facebook business pages….

Top 5 Things Successful Social Businesses Do Everyday


Social media is the best and most cost effective way to reach out to potential customers, improve your business's image, and enhance the level of service provided to clients. For business owners and marketers who are new to social marketing, the process of incorporating social media into the everyday running of an organization can seem overwhelming.  Here…