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Simple Social Media Marketing

The Emotional Side of Social Media

When I first jumped onto Twitter in 2007, I expected an experience similar to the bulletin boards and forums I used when I was an editor for ePregnancy. They were my sources for the answers, quotes and trends I needed to develop excellent content. As 2008 turned into the year that almost crashed our economy, every resource became precious …

8 Ways to Get Ahead as an Entrepreneur

Success is not a zero-sum game and generosity can be a direct route to success for you and those around you. To test out this theory, I put a call out for one best tip for someone beginning their entrepreneur journey …

antiquing outside the box

Dishing with Dana ~ Interview with Heather Vieira

We’re honored to welcome Heather Vieira, vintage and antique storyteller – the Antique Diva …

Julia and Leigh, WIBN

Solving Social Media’s Biggest Challenge…

When I launched SocialNorth in 2010, I’d earned my street cred in SEO and social media during my time at Natura. In the past 3 years, I’ve served as a social media strategist, SEO strategist, community manager, blogger, PR representative and am now ready to deep dive into a brand I love …

Use your creativity

10 Commandments of Blogging

For me, the emergence of blogs was my burning bush. I didn’t understand it at first, but I’ve come to see that salvation (commonly known as content marketing) is within reach. If only we’re willing to believe that using a smart keyword strategy …

wisdom from Libby Langdon

Dishing with Dana ~ Interview with Libby Langdon

We’re honored to welcome Libby Langdon, an author, interior designer and TV makeover guru as seen on NBC’s Open House, The Rachel Ray Show & HGTV’s Small Space, Big Style …

Plan ahead for message continuity

Editorial Calendar – Social Media Strategy Must-Have

Keeping the message on target and timely is one of the biggest challenges I hear from community managers. How do you keep the content flowing in a way that makes sense to the community? Take a note from this former journalist’s toolbox and build yourself an editorial calendar …

What Productive, Successful People Do

Work smarter, not harder and other not-so-impossible tips for entrepreneurs Like most people, January is an opportunity to revisit my goals and fine tune my work processes – a check-in and chance to do a better job in the coming year. But doing a better job doesn’t mean working harder – I work as hard [...]

defining your social media success

The Secret to Social Media Success

My own little social media rebellion has led to changes that now sit comfortably for me. Now I’m playing by my own rules. The social media love affair is re-ignited and back on. Yes, I am still a big believer in listening and learning from experts but now I ensure they’re people who have similar values, standards and integrity …

those lightbulb moments

Art of Leadership Conference, Toronto

I’ve been invited to attend Toronto’s Art of Leadership conference and I’m looking forward to a full day of learning jam-packed with inspirational leaders offering strategic lessons to encourage and invigorate us to take our businesses to the next level …

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