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New Social Media Experts – Not the Young People

Young people grew up with social, but do they know how to be social? First of all–let’s dispel the myth that young people have some great advantage with social media because they were raised with it as part of their lives. I often hear this when speaking to groups of business professionals. The belief is […]

A Note to Your Younger Self

Recently, I posted an image on my SocialNicole Facebook page that said “If you could write a note to your younger self, what would you say in only two words?”  I commented that it was a challenging question and I asked the amazing SocialNicole community for their thoughts. Click the image below to see the original […]

Jumping In A Freezing Lake: Minnesota Insanity for a Good Cause

  Want to push me into a freezing lake? Click here to donate! Once again this year I am jumping into an ice cold lake in the middle of the coldest month of the year in Minnesota. If you follow our blog you already know the answer to the big question of why… But in case you […]

Content Marketing in a Mobile World

With technology constantly changing around us, sometimes the idea of continually adapting our marketing goals to match seems like an impossible feat. But when it comes to your company’s content marketing, knowing how to adapt for a mobile society is a must. According to Kylie Jane Wakefield of  The Content Strategist Google predicted that this year, one billion […]

Creating the Perfect Pinning Plan

  It’s time to get down to business and create that perfect Pinterest plan. You’ve learned the basics (Pinning Down the Basics of Pinterest) and have weighed the options to decide if Pinterest is right for you (Should Your Business Take a Stab At Pinterest?). Now here we are, getting ready to boost your business potential! It’s […]

Play in the Facebook Game & Get your Fans Cheering

One of the most frequent questions I am confronted with as Community Manager for SocialNicole is, “People are talking to me on Twitter, but how do I get that kind of reaction on my Facebook fan page?” In my experience even if your company has a bustling Twitter feed, sometimes your Facebook page isn’t exactly […]

Stepping Up to the Plate- Let’s Hit a Homerun This Year!

I am not sure about you, but I am very excited that the new year is under way. I spend a few weeks before the new year reviewing my business and planning for the next year, setting business goals, making communication plans and trying to get everything set to move ahead. It’s always an exciting […]

Wikipedia: Is it a ‘go’ or ‘no go’ for your business?

A few weeks ago I walked with you through the steps to creating your very first Wikipedia article.  What I did not mention, however, is that for many businesses the question of whether or not they should even bother tackling this task is a first concern. There are more than 25 million pages that have […]

Are you ‘open’ to a New Years marketing resolution?

It’s that time of year again… Businesses around the world are wrapping up 2011 and planning for 2012.  At SocialNicole we are busy helping our clients assess their current online marketing strategies and helping them determine which improvements can be made to help them reach their 2012 goals for engagement online and increased sales. Don’t […]

Give to the Max Day: How SocialNicole turned a crazy idea into crazy inspiration

  In three short years, Give to the Max Day has become a Minnesota tradition. It is an amazing day of camaraderie and community as people from around Minnesota, the country, and even the world come together to support nonprofits that call Minnesota home. Because of the success of Give to the Max Day, it […]