“Don’t feed the trolls.” Meaning if someone posts an extremely negative and inflammatory post about you or a group that you belong to for the sole purpose of eliciting a response, the best thing to do is not respond. It’s become the mantra of the blogosphere and is a generally good life principle to not get into it with someone who for all intents and purposes just wants to start a fight.
But what about those who ‘troll’ for traffic by posting negative articles and comments about a specific group with the intent of using their reaction to drive traffic back to the original source? Is it a smart social media strategy or a slimy tactic
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As you’re working hard to improve your brand visibility with the new Timeline layout, there is often a feature or two that gone under your radar. Along with some buggy issues that may interfere your daily page engagement effort! Give this post a quick check and see if you could improve your Page with minor tweaking this week.
Facebook removed the RSS subscription for Page updates after launching Timeline. Since then, users are advised to use ‘Interest Lists
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Looking back at my own entrepreneurial career, I know the challenges I struggled with in the early days would amount to a minor blip in my day now. I learned the hard way how to enforce my boundaries,
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If you’re a small business owner who prides themselves on keeping up with all the local search blogs, you may now be overwhelmed with all the news regarding Google+ Local pages and the effect it will have on how you market your business online. If you’re not big on reading blogs, than you may not even know that your business’ online landscape totally changed last week and you could be left out in the cold.
Either way, fear not! Just keep reading to understand all the essentials regarding the new Google+ Local pages; we’ll break it down together.
Marissa Mayer, like many suspicious CEOs, doesn’t like remote work. To be specific, remote work done by work-at-home employees since I assume remote work done while maintaining an insane travel schedule on behalf of the corporate giant would be perfectly acceptable.It doesn’t matter what you think of her decision to force remote employees to come back to the office or leave the company. There are many opinions on whether or not it was the right decision, ranging from a decision she had to make to clean up Yahoo to it’s just an old fashioned attitude that has no place in our brave new, social media connected world.What matters is her opinion isn’
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