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Extracting the Business Value from Social Media - Social Magnets
Business

Extracting the Business Value from Social Media

Posted  March 21, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

Social media communicates, structures, streamlines, and automates your business in a way no other tool has ever done. Businesses may have looked at social media in the past as a fad or consumer network with little business value. Many of the early adopters tried to use it as just a broadcast network but since their […]

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The Power of Relationships in Business and Life - Social Magnets
Business

The Power of Relationships in Business and Life

Posted  March 8, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

Check out the 2 min audio: Connections are made with every person, thing, and piece of information we come in contact with. We are together on this planet, and more and more that reality is being assisted by technology. I swim in the sea of digital and social media and I observe many people all […]

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Building Your Business with Influencer Marketing
Business

Building Your Business with Influencer Marketing

Posted  February 21, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

Influencer marketing can work for your business no matter what the size. We have all heard about influencer marketing and every day there are more examples and case studies, but can it really work for you and your brand? The answer is yes, and you don’t have to be a large brand either. See influencer […]

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Market Segmentation and the Key to Sales Conversions
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Market Segmentation and the Key to Sales Conversions

Posted  February 13, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

Listen to the 2 min Audio on market segmentation below: Some of you may already know about market segmentation, but you may not understand how it really impacts your conversions. Many people think market segmentation is either for the big businesses or that it is a good idea, but not really needed. I want to […]

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Growth vs Accomplishment thumnail
Business

Why Chasing Accomplishments Won’t Work for Success

Posted  February 6, 2017  by  Ross Quintana

                        I recently heard the news that Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus was closing its doors after 146 years of business. I instantly looked past the headline to see the relevance. A giant leader in their industry finally fell over dead. Why? It […]

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Startup Predator and Prey [Infographic]

I love this infographic from Edemy and Column Five that takes us on the journey of the startup and outlines all the players. Sometimes funny and sometimes scary if you see yourself in any of these roles you will know what I mea...
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Social Media and Business

7 Reasons Businesses Need Social Media [Infographic]

7 Reasons Businesses Need Social Media Social media is getting harder and harder to ignore in the business world. Businesses had a similar attitude to the internet 10 years ago. Many thought they would just ignore it or maybe i...
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How to Ask for Social Media Favors

How to Ask for Social Media Favors

How to Ask for Social Media Favors Hello Everyone, If you have been around social media for a while there will no doubt come a time when someone asks you to do social media favors. I get requests like this all the time as do ma...
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Social Media Creates Human Beings 2.0

Social media is a wild and fanciful world. It really is another planet. We have our online personas, there are businesses, and brands, celebrities, and even social media robots (maybe they are people, I can’t tell they do...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 
5000 to 100000 Twitter Followers - What I Learned

From 5000 to 100000 Followers on Twitter – What I learned

Hello everyone! Well, the time has come…. and I am happy to be able to write this follow up post to my 0 to 5,000 Followers on Twitter post from about a year ago. I have seen tons of growth and am happy to write this pos...
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Social Media Revolution 2011

Social Media Revolution 2011 is a short video from Erik Qualman author of Socialnomics. I love the statistics because they put things into perspective about how broad and far reaching social media has become. Social media  is...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 
Is Your Marketing Timeless?

Is Your Marketing Timeless?

To answer the question, “Is Your Makreting Timeless? No it isn’t. I’m going to share with you 4 Key understandings to make your message stick. Marketing doesn’t operate outside of time because people...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 

Empire Avenue – Streets Paved with Influence

Before getting involved in Empire Avenue I heard positive and negatives about it. Some people were working hard at building their empire, while others thought it was a huge waste of time, so I dove in to find out. Premise ̵...
by Ross Quintana
 

 

 
Brand Compatibility

The Future of Brand Compatibility

We all use technology more and more in our lives. As someone who is an early adopter, I love living with the latest technology. I had WebTV back in the 90’s which is basically what smart tv’s are almost at now (sad)...
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The Tweet Button

The Tweet Button is a short video from Twitter that explains the Tweet button that you see on many sites. They explain what it is, how it works, and where you can get one if you want to add it to a site or page that doesn’...
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Social Media Tactics - Social Magnets

Social Media Tactics of Marketers Across the Web

Hello Everyone, The internet is a roaring sea of information. A marketers paradise, or a mirage for many. The ability to market to target audiences and even mass market are ridiculous, but all this noise makes success a mirage ...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 

Twitter Tutorial 2 – The Basics How to Tweet

This is the second video from our Twitter Tutorial series. The First video walked you through signing up and creating your profile. The second video is going to cover: how to follow someone, how to get followers, how to send yo...
by Ross Quintana
 

 
 
Social Collaboration - The Next Level

Social Collaboration – Mixbit and The Next Level

The world of social media is constantly changing and evolving. Where is it heading and what is next? Today I saw Mixbit trending on Twitter so I checked it out. The original co-founders of Youtube Steve Chen and Chad Hurley ha...
by Ross Quintana
 

 


 
 


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