The Beginner’s Guide to the Hashtag

If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are integral to the way we communicate online, and it’s important to know how to use them (even though some people, like Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, are not the biggest fans). Plus, they can be a lot of fun.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Google+

If you’re a newbie to Google+, these tips will help you get started.

Creating a Google Account

First things first, in order to have a Google+ account, you must have a Google account. To do that, go to plus.google.com and find \”Create An Account\” located at the top right of the screen. From here, you will be asked to provide a few pieces of information, including your name, birthdate and current email address.

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Pinterest Marketing: The Ultimate Resource Guide – 89 Pinterest Strategies, Tips and Infographics

Whether you work for a large brand or own your own small business, I’m sure you’re hearing quite a bit about Pinterest. You may be asking yourself, should we be marketing on Pinterest? Is this a fad? How can Pinterest help my business? How would I market on Pinterest anyway?

If you ask yourself any of these questions or if your boss, manager, spouse or business associate has ever asked them, then you’re in luck.

I’ve gathered almost 90 resources to answer almost any question you could have about Pinterest.

via Pinterest Marketing: The Ultimate Resource Guide – 89 Pinterest Strategies, Tips and Infographics | Right Mix Marketing .

eBook on Social Media for Event Marketing

Let’s face it: event marketing has changed.
While press releases, mailed invites, and print ads can still play a role, social media has fundamentally shifted the way people gather information and learn about events. Event planners need to understand and leverage social media to reach potential attendees in the places they go for information.

eBook on Social Media for Event Marketing | CVent.