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Issue 37 – Social Media

December, 2009

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Sure, social media is all the rage. You can connect with friends, tweet and spend lots of time online. But how can your business make money from it? We explore this question in the latest issue of Make It Business.

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Socializing Your Business

Written By makeitbusiness
Posted in Feature Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, PR & Social Media

When friends started asking Rich Patterson how he increased traffic to his apparel website, he knew he was on to something. He started ninepointten.com [with partner Adam Kambeitz], which focuses on helping small business with their social media strategies

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Moving Up with Social Media

Written By makeitbusiness
Posted in Feature Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, Issues, PR & Social Media

Martin Wong (left) of SmarttNet has helped Ferguson Movers increase its web traffic by 2,000 per cent in 18 months using a myriad of social media strategies. Find out how he did it.

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SmarttNet’s 5 steps to social media success

Written By makeitbusiness
Posted in Feature Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, PR & Social Media

Set up profiles on major social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Make sure you use custom backgrounds and layouts that are consistent with your brand. First impressions are important, so avoid

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Maestros and moguls flaunt glamourous glitz

Written By Jessica Whitby
Posted in Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, Social Scene

Vancouver’s brightest artists and female business owners knew how to party these past two months. Here’s a scintillating glimpse of all the action.

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To grow your dream, lead your team

Written By Fiona Walsh
Posted in Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, Sales & Systems

She had been working for the competition 10 years when she got the idea. She looked at the market and saw the need for a company that provided excellent customer service. Her vision was to provide products and customer service …

Victor Chew Wong - Publisher and Editor

Even Luddites should dip toes

Written By Victor Chew Wong
Posted in Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, PR & Social Media

As business and social phenomena there is no doubt that Facebook and Twitter have captured the imagination of both the Internet and the marketing world. As of October 2009, Facebook had 300 million registered users worldwide and 97 million active …

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Social networking invades staid accounting world

Written By Simeen Gaidhar-Bhanji
Posted in Articles, Financial Health, Issue 37 - Social Media

Smart companies are leveraging social media in all kinds of ways. Granted, when you think of chat lines and messenger programs, the last place you’d expect to find them is in accounting software. After all, isn’t accounting software all about …

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Be wary of social-media prophets

Written By Michael Walsh
Posted in Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, PR & Social Media

The world is a-buzz with social media. Since their emergence into our culture, Internet sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter now seem almost as popular as television. And these social networking sites are growing at phenomenal rates. People are now …

Robert Ciccone is the president and founder of Success Unlimited Sales and Marketing Group. He is also the creator of the Marketing for Profit Program, a three-part results program that provides the marketing systems, tools and ongoing support to help participants effectively build, manage and operate a profitable business.

Three ways to rocket your revenue

Written By Robert Ciccone
Posted in Articles, Issue 37 - Social Media, Sales & Systems

There are a lot of things you can do to create a healthy, thriving business – as I’ve been saying in these columns for some time. But I want to focus on three specific ways to increase your business, and …

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