7 Common Issues With Social Media (And How To Avoid Them)

Over the holidays, many celebrities took to their social media accounts to post that they would be taking a break from their social media accounts in order to focus on more important things. Ever since the rise of social media, users and haters of it alike, have disagreed on whether it is a useful or dangerous component of our lives. As a social media company, we have a deep appreciation for it as a tool to grow small and large businesses, and further the vision of many great individuals. However, much like cars, electricity and fire, social media is a tool, and it is how we use it that makes… Read More

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Social Media Bridges Gap to Million Dollar Goal for Businesses

If you’ve ever dreamed of being a millionaire, it looks like your odds are increasing. According to Forbes magazine, more visionary entrepreneurs are creating million-dollar one-person businesses, than ever before. How? It’s no secret that for a person to succeed in any kind of business, they have to first and foremost be passionate about the product or service they offer. Everyone starts out in the same boat, with nothing. Therefore, to grow a business, it takes a lot of time, energy and commitment,  and even sacrifice. That’s why the first key ingredient is passion. What? Passions are as varied as their dreamers, so what kind of ideas turn into million-dollar… Read More

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Social Media Marketing On a Budget

  Millions of people are perusing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and the like every minute of every day. So, why wouldn’t you want your business to have a presence on these sites? The only question is, how do you do it the right way and where do you find the time? Here 5 quick tips for easy and effective social media marketing for the entrepreneur on a budget:   Time. In order to do anything correctly, you have to be able to invest the time it takes to learn the medium, the process, and how it best applies to you. Take a few hours to explore the various… Read More

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Top 5 Benefits of Twitter for Social Media Marketing

Twitter is an amazing space, not just for news junkies and celebrity stalkers, but for people like us who enjoy learning the best ways to communicate using a predetermined amount of characters. Having such a focused means of communication, really makes you think about what you’re going to say and the best way to say it. In many ways, it’s a lot like poetry, with plenty of thought and meaning, but where every word carries it’s weight in gold. The Top 5 Benefits of Twitter for Social Media Marketing: Demands Focus. It makes you really focus on what you want to say. With less than 200 characters to work with,… Read More

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The 4 Best Ways to Get Social Media Exposure

Everyone and their mother is joining Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and all the other social media sites that you can think of. So as a business owner, it only makes sense that you should be on them, as well. After all, sometimes you have to bring the clients to you and sometimes, more often than not in our society, you have to go to them. This may seem like a daunting task, but getting social media exposure for businesses is becoming easier as the platforms continue to expand, both in their interests and their users. Once you’ve signed up for as many social media sites as you can manage,… Read More

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7 Signs Your Website Sucks

Updating your website can be a costly and time-consuming effort, which is why many business owners put it off, indefinitely, if they can. However, user expectations shift as the market changes. So, if your website doesn’t perform on par to the other smoothly operating, high tech sites that your target market enjoys, it may actually hinder your online sales, both in the short and long term. Why? Because nobody likes a slow, chunky, unprofessional looking website. It makes the business appear amateur, and less trustworthy. In other words, the website sucks! How do you know when it’s become painfully obvious that your website needs an update? Here are 7 signs… Read More

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8 Social Media Strategies Dogs Have Mastered

Dogs are very loyal and social creatures that love to play, learn and interact with other dogs, animals, and people, alike. Many of their natural behaviors and tendencies are exactly what social media marketers often strive for and teach others to do in order to grow their following online and build their businesses. So, here at NetScribed, we’ve decided to take into account what man’s best friend has taught us, and share it with you. The 8 social media strategies dogs have mastered are that they: Love to play around. The most important thing to do with social media is to have fun and play around with it. There is no perfect… Read More

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7 Not-So-Scary Business Ideas with $0 Start-Up Cost

Starting a new business can be as scary as some of the gory Halloween costumes we will probably see roaming the streets in search of tricks and treats. What makes starting a business for most so frightening is the start up costs that many ventures require in order to even get off the ground. There are no guarantees that your business will make any money, let alone recoup whatever you put into it. However, what if you could eliminate that part of the equation? What if you could start a business with as little as $0 start up cost? Here are 7 not-so-scary business ideas with a $0 start-up cost:… Read More

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3 Tips on Praising Your Way to Success

Influencing others to do something like follow your business posts or newsletter can often be one of the most challenging tasks in the world of social media. One of the proven ways to get people to notice you and even do what you want them to do, is not by asking, but rather, by praising. Just like that age-old saying “you attract more bees with honey,” it turns out that giving out compliments to people and potential clients is a far better way to get them to interact with your business, then simply by invoking various call-to-action methods that so many social marketers implement in their advertising campaigns. Here are… Read More

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Your Story, Your Business, Your Success

When a homeless man walked into a theater in the spring of 1975, the last thing he expected was to be inspired to create what would become a billion dollar enterprise. Who was that man? What was the enterprise? It was Sylvester Stallone and the movie Rocky. It’s a famous story that has inspired many, but what most have failed to take away from it is that Sylvester didn’t just use his inspiration to write Rocky, he drew from his own life experiences, failures and successes. And that is exactly what you must do. Stay true to your beliefs. Life will often throw many challenges your way, even after you… Read More

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