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For years I've been singing the praises of niche outreach and waiting to see niche social networking overtake general social networks (like Facebook) with the public. I'm...

Why Spamming Social Media Won’t Get You Very Far

Spam. Eww. Who wants it, right? Unfortunately spam isn't confined to email inboxes. It's rampant in the world of social media. These days spam comes in all...

Which Social Network is Right for You?

In a day when social networking could mean everything marketing your company, it can also mean a lot of trial and error. Not every social network will...

Do We Really Need More Social Networks?

Over the last couple of months I've received more pitches than usual from owners of fledgling social networking websites. They want me to promote them on one...

Some of the Best Social Networks for Creative Professionals

In the past I ran a small music PR firm where I assisted musicians with online PR and social media. Now I follow an even stronger passion,...

Were Google Plus Pages Worth the Wait?

When Google Plus initially launched, both personal and business users flocked to the site. But before long those business users were told that their accounts weren't welcome...

Don’t Wait to Be Called On… Ask Quora Your Question Now

In kindergarten, we were taught to raise our hands if we have a question. We had to wait our turn to be called on to ask our...

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New research by an online local services marketplace has found that the average profile picture on social media accounts is over 2 years old. This is a...

Google vs Facebook: The Anti-Privacy War

When it comes to social networks these days, I sometimes feel like the big players are in the middle of a war. And I don't just mean...

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