The Truth Behind These 6 Myths About Social Media Marketing

Social media is becoming an increasingly important part of our lives. We have become both the audience and the producers of incredible amounts of content that it is always being shared around the world at lightening fast speeds. However, social media has also given us an a warped sense of time because everything seems to happen so fast in the world wide web. Businesses and influencers are constantly being lead to believe that social media marketing is only worth the investment if it immediately has big results. Unfortunately, we have all been led to believe these six myths that are simply not true about social media marketing: If it’s not… Read More

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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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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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4 Ways Trump’s Presidency Could Affect Your Small Businesses

Starting your own business is never easy, but once you do, the work never seems to stop. No more 9-5 with weekends and holidays off. No more paid vacations, or leaving it at the office. So of course, ever since the results of the election came in you’ve probably been losing sleep wondering how this is all going to affect your business. And now that the Electoral College cast enough votes to officially make Donald J. Trump the next President of the United States, you’re first concern is what this might mean for your hard-earned small business. While we understand that many of you are very unhappy with the election results,… Read More

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Selfies Are the New “In” For Content Marketing

So, unless you’ve been living under a rock that doesn’t have access to Wi-Fi, you probably have seen and are quite familiar with the concept of selfies. But, did you know that you could actually use people’s obsession with selfies to your advantage – or rather, to your business’s advantage? Here are 3 Quick Ways to Capitalize on Selifies: Promote It. Gone are the days of actual word of mouth and in are the days of social media. So, why not sponsor a contest where you ask your customers to post selfies of themselves featuring your product? The selfies can be funny, serious, or even little memes. Your business would… Read More

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