Social Media Sunday School: How to Influence Influencers

Yet another great read from Megan Hargroder.  More from Megan here. —— HOW TO INFLUENCE INFLUENCERS Part 1: Your Network and Potential Reach  Sure, we’d all love access to an attentive audience of millions upon launch of our new product, but let’s face it: we are confined by limitations:  Limitation 1: Your network and potential reach Limitation Read more about Social Media Sunday School: How to Influence Influencers[…]

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Social Media Sunday School: Why Stalking Your Competitors is Good for Business

Here is this week’s Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  More information on Megan and what she does here. —— Why Social Stalking Your Competitors is Good for Business Admit it: at some point, you’ve used the internet to stalk someone – whether it was a recent ex, someone you were interested Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Why Stalking Your Competitors is Good for Business[…]

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Week 18: Online Business Digest

Online Optimism is a digital marketing agency in New Orleans, founded in 2012 by Tulane grad, Flynn Zaiger.  This week, 52businesses is working with Flynn and his team to launch a new project that provides useful resources to people considering launching a startup in New Orleans.  Flynn has a vision to aggregate relevant information that Read more about Week 18: Online Business Digest[…]

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Social Media Sunday School: Mistakes Were Made

Here is this week’s Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  More information on Megan and what she does here. —— Mistakes Were Made (by everyone. so relax.) When it comes to managing your social presence online, nobody’s perfect. Even the military experiences email marketing glitches, like this week when they accidentally sent out Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Mistakes Were Made[…]

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Week 16: Social Media with Kiss Your Grits

Sweetly Say “Screw You” to Salty Online Reviews I know many service-based business owners, especially restaurants, who live and die by each and every online review. Maybe it’s Yelp, TripAdvisor, or on Facebook. A positive review means they are walking on air. A negative review has them heading to their own happy hour. Just like any Read more about Week 16: Social Media with Kiss Your Grits[…]

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Social Media Sunday School: Want more followers?

Another great Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  More information on Megan and what she does here. ——– Working with startups, the #1 question I get is: “How do I build a giant, loyal, responsive audience in one month and with zero dollars and very little time/management/upkeep?” To which my initial response is as Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Want more followers?[…]

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Week 17: LCI

52businesses is working with Elizabeth Townsend Gard and Ron Gard to develop the Law/Culture/Innovation Initiative (LCI) at Tulane University.  LCI is part of the Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship program.  The Gards’ goal is to connect undergraduates and law students to community needs while simultaneously studying the operations and workings of the initiative in order Read more about Week 17: LCI[…]