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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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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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Social Media Sunday School: WTF is “Newsjacking” anyway?

Check out this great Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  She has a ton of great material and more information here. ——- Social Media Sunday School: WTF is “Newsjacking” anyway? Newsjacking: (v) the process of injecting your brand into the day’s news, creating a twist that grabs eyes when Read more about Social Media Sunday School: WTF is “Newsjacking” anyway?[…]

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Week 15: Social Media with FitLot

WANT AMAZING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR YOUR BUSINESS?  TRY THIS ONE AWESOME TRICK! By now, pretty much everyone on the planet has seen those ads for quick belly fat busting supplements.  Everyone also knows that those ads are complete scams. This week I sat down with Adam from FitLot, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization committed to building Read more about Week 15: Social Media with FitLot[…]

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Local Leaders: Dancingman504 (Part 2)

This blog post is Part 2 of “Local Leaders: Dancingman504.”  Read Part 1 here. —— When you teach 2nd Line curriculum with dance and the cultural history of New Orleans to kids at school, what message do you hope they take away from the experience? I hope they find pride in discovering the creativity that Read more about Local Leaders: Dancingman504 (Part 2)[…]

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Local Leaders: Dancingman504

Dancingman504 is our Week 14 business, and we thought his story was worth sharing on our main blog.  This post is the first in a new series of guest posts by “Local Leaders.” —— Name: Darryl “Dancingman504” Young Birthplace: Charity Hospital in New Orleans What do you do? Heal the world through dance.  I am a New Orleans celebrity who teaches Read more about Local Leaders: Dancingman504[…]

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“Covering the Bases: PR for Startups” PT. 1: An Introduction and First Steps

Today, we are introducing a mini blog series titled, “Covering the Bases: PR for Startups” where members of local public relations agency, AR|PR, will shed light on integrated communications strategies and tactics that we at 52 Businesses need to implement in order to help take this project to the next level. While we could’ve sat down Read more about “Covering the Bases: PR for Startups” PT. 1: An Introduction and First Steps[…]

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Guest Post: 4 Tips for Getting Started with Web Graphics – Kate Monson

    About the author: Kate Monson is a media strategist and designer who works with progressive nonprofits, businesses and campaigns. She is now blogging at Visualize Progress and would love to meet you on Twitter. ____________________________________________________________________________________   (Reblogged from Visualize Progress.) Making eye-catching graphics for your site or page can be easier than you Read more about Guest Post: 4 Tips for Getting Started with Web Graphics – Kate Monson[…]

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The Wonderful World of Lenses

  So you want some glass. You don’t? Wrong, yes you do. Like with the post on sound, forget your camera. Lenses are arguably the most important pieces of equipment in your arsenal and can, quite literally, last a lifetime—“Buy once, cry once” heavily applies with lenses. There are so many options out there and so Read more about The Wonderful World of Lenses[…]

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Guest Post: 52businesses Site Review – Lianna Patch

About the Author: Lianna Patch is a copywriter and editor from New Orleans, LA, specializing in web content, arts coverage, and humor your mom wouldn’t get. More at www.theenglishmaven.com. __________________________________________________________________________________   How better to get feedback on your new site than to ask a copywriter + editor? Colin recruited me to take a look at 52businesses.com and write Read more about Guest Post: 52businesses Site Review – Lianna Patch[…]