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MILE Social Speaks At The Mid-Atlantic Campground Owner’s Association Conference

MILE Social was invited to be a guest speaker at the Mid-Atlantic Campground Owner’s Association Conference. The theme of the conference was “Get Connected.” We stressed the importance of social media for campgrounds, and how campers are on the grid, trying to find ways to get off the grid. With 1.86 billion active Facebook users, campgrounds should take full advantage of Facebook’s business pages. Campers can use Facebook to see upcoming activities, leave user reviews, and contact the campground with one push of a button. Having a Google Business Page […]

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4 Reasons Followers Unfollow Your Brand On Social Media

Every morning you reach over and grab your phone before you get out of bed. Time to check your social media before your day starts. You lay there with one eye open scrolling through your newsfeed when all of the sudden – an ad appears, and you decide to like the post and follow the brand. What made you do that? Perhaps the ad had an offer or incentive that sparked your interest? Maybe you’ve been visiting the same company’s website over and over because you cannot make up your mind […]

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140 True Twitter Characters Are Due To Arrive September 18th

September 18th is the “due date” for Twitter to roll out longer characters per tweet. There will still be 140 characters, however, this time it’s for real. What does this mean? It means photos, links, and @ mentions will not take up the 140 characters allowed per tweet. This exciting change was mentioned back in May, but is supposed to come around full swing next week. Originally the character count was going to be 100, but not too many people were happy about this. Regardless, adjusting the 140 count is great news […]

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Five Reasons Why Someone Else Should Manage Your Company’s Social Media

All businesses need social media- it’s the way of the digital world. Figuring out what platforms to use, what content to post, and how to post it is a full time job; right now, everyone in your company has three jobs each. Who do you delegate the job of social media manager to? Your best solution is to hire someone that is not a part of your company. At first this sounds like it does not make sense. Why would you hire someone that does not work with your product? Shouldn’t […]

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Video is King

When you think of watching a video online, where is the first place you go to? (This is not a trick question.) Probably YouTube, correct? That makes perfect sense considering YouTube is the “Google” of videos. But times are changing my friends. And your business needs to keep up with the times. Facebook did their fair share by introducing auto-play to timelines. This idea alone increased audience reach and views. The one-up on YouTube is that viewers do not have to look for a video, or even press play. It […]

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How To Use Social Media To Sell Your Product

Your company posts on social media, right? This means you’re showing your product to the world, correct? You get a few Retweets and Likes, so you must be doing this whole posting thing effectively, no? Not necessarily. Businesses need social media to sell their product or service. Social media makes this task successful if done correctly. By this I mean reaching your target audience via the right outlets. The following are a few easy steps companies should take in order to successfully sell on social media and use time and […]

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Social Media for Local Business Listings in 2016

As we close out 2015 and enter 2016, business owners are thinking of the “next big thing” to make their company stand out in the new year. New game plans, budgets, and ideas are swirling. Owners and colleagues are strategizing  new ways to boost business. Answers how to reach local consumers are being explored. These are also known as business new years resolutions. There is no need to drive yourself crazy – there is help. You may have heard of it – Managed Social Media. Most people assume that if […]

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Is Your Social Media Ready For The Holidays?

Holiday shopping is in full swing. Businesses both big and small are working over time to bring holiday cheer and ease the shopping experience for everyone. If you do not have your plan for promoting your business or product yet, fear not, the power of managed social media is here to save you. Most likely small business owners are running the entire show on their own, unlike larger companies that rely on even larger companies to take care of promotional opportunities for them. And with the celebration and encouragement of […]

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Facebook Makes Changes And Helps Companies With Branding

Facebook has always encouraged companies to post ads, and charge them per click. Ads draw the audience’s attention to a specific brands, and re-directs them to the company’s website. The old pay-per-click method also included “likes” and shared content. Any attention to a brand is good, but the goal is to turn likes into customers. Facebook recognized this and decided to help companies receive  a larger return on their investment. The new process makes likes, shares, and comments  free for businesses. But all factors should be considered. That wonderful Call To Action […]

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Meerkat adds a twist to Real-Time Streaming

If you have not heard, real-time streaming just got better. Meerkat is an app that allows you to watch and stream live video.  It started off strictly linked to a Twitter profile.  However, over the course of me writing this blog, Meerkat has jumped on the Facebook train. The “producer” of the stream can post a link via the Meerkat app on the profile user’s timeline. The audience that chooses to follow this specific feed can interact and post comments during the live stream. And that’s just the basics. A similar live-streaming […]

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