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Is Social Media Fake?

Essena O’Neill, an 18 year old “instagram-model” from Australia, recently made her case against social media…by using social media. I talk with Good Day Fox on how to make sense of it all, and we address the million-dollar question – Is Social Media really fake? You can watch the interview here:

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Ask Shama: Who to follow on Twitter

Dear Shama, I’m reading your book, The Zen of Social Media Marketing, at the minute (brilliant book), but I’m stuck with your advice about Twitter. You talk about searching for specific groups/people to connect with, but all my searches have turned up nothing relevant. Am I missing something obvious? —Dave

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Here is What You Need To Know About Millennials

No generation has been as publicly reviled, praised, misunderstood, and analyzed as the Millennials. And, with good reason. By 2025, Millennials, also known as Gen Y or those born in the 80’s and 90’s, will make up the majority of the workforce.

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Ask Shama: Social media consulting for nonprofits

Dear Shama, What advice would you give to someone starting as a social media marketing consultant for nonprofits? I really admire what you do and I am a big fan. Have a great day! —Everton

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Ask Shama: Is there a limit to how much your company should TweetChat?

Dear Shama, Do you believe it is possible for a company or organization to participate in too many TweetChats and that those should be limited? Is it possible to lose followers on Twitter by participating in too many of those TweetChats? —Katherine V.

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Ask Shama: How can I market my freelance business?

Dear Shama, I was wondering if you had any advice for freelancers looking to market their services. How do I generate business doing video editing? —Thomas

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Ask Shama: Sizing up YouTube vs. Vimeo

Dear Shama, What are the pros/cons of using Vimeo vs. YouTube for my company’s page? —John Farmer

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Ask Shama: How do I market my online clothing boutique?

I’m in the process of opening an online boutique and need to increase my social media presence in order to promote my store. What advice would you give? I want it to come off authentic and not too pushy just to get people to buy. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks —Rasheda.

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Ask Shama: How to persevere as an entrepreneur

Dear Shama, I have just started a new company, and I am a great fan of yours. I just want to get some guidelines on what it takes to make a name in the marketplace. I am really struggling hard here, and trying to keep faith that everything will be fine one day. Can you describe some of your early experiences? —Deena

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Ask Shama: how to market a study

Dear Shama, Our company just completed a very robust study of our industry, and I am responsible for marketing this study. I know you’ve often recommended that collateral such as this be leveraged fully, but how exactly should we go about that? Please share how we can use this study to further our visibility? – Jenna

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