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Tag Archives: Twitter

Hashtags – Join or Start a Conversation


Hashtags actually are good for something besides the hilariousness of the Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake video “#Hashtag” (inline below, but watch out for some bleeped rough language.) The hashtag itself is simply the number sign (or pound or hash, depending on your naming preference)… Continue reading

Turn Quotes Into Engaging Images

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a picture of words worth? I’m not sure, but it’s certainly worth the effort to make that picture using one of these four simple tools. Last week we covered sources for free photos and images… Continue reading

Instagram: It’s Not Just for Selfies

Getting visual with your small business is a great way to turn eyes onto your product. Launching an Instagram campaign provides a fun and free way to get engage your customers with visual content and not just boring text. Yes, boring. Come on, you can… Continue reading

Why Facebook or Twitter Doesn’t Replace a Website

Michael Hyatt

Why do I need a website when I already use Facebook? This is a common enough question. In fact, I heard it the last time I was getting my hair cut by Anicia. “We post everything to Facebook because that’s where the people are. Why do… Continue reading

Twitter Etiquette – 10 Quick Tips for Small Businesses

Manners Etiquette

Twitter, like other forms of social media, are excellent resources for small business. Also like the other forms of social media, there are right and wrong ways to use Twitter for your business. As a relative Twitter noob* but a student of the process, I… Continue reading

Automate Yourself with IFTTT.com


IFTTT rhymes with “gift” and Christmas is about to come early for you! It seems like I am always doing hundreds of small online chores to involving my blog, my social media presence (personal and professional,) archiving important notes and emails, etc. None of them take very long.… Continue reading

Twitter’s New Profile Page Layout

Rich Hopkins' New Twitter Layout

Twitter’s got a new look and, I’ll be frank, it’s about damn time. OK, OK, I know Twitter is all about the tweets and not so much a about snazzy graphics, but the old layout was just awkward. You had your thumbnail size profile photo,… Continue reading