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Learn how to use popular social networks and tools to market and build your online business. Interviews, reviews and how to articles will help you market your business with social media successfully.

What is an Autoresponder?
Autoresponders are commonly used in email marketing to provide automatic contact (and content) to subscribers. Uses vary, and include training delivery, subscription information and specific followup information.

The Viral Video Manifesto Book Review
While there is no guarantee that any video you create will go viral, The Viral Video Manifesto will dramatically improve your odds. The book covers four core principles to remember when creating a (hopefully) viral video. Authors Voltz and Grobe famously created one of the more dramatic viral videos by dropping 500 Mentos mints into 100 bottles...

Review of VerticalResponse Social Media Platform
Does creating social media campaigns give you a headache? Or maybe they simply just aren't getting done because of the time it takes? You should check out the Social Media Platform by Vertical Response - the email marketing company.

How To Run a Successful Contest
Running a successful online contest isn't all that difficult - if you learn from those who have done it successfully. In this feature interview Travis Ketchum explains just what you need to know, to make your next contest a raving success.

Contest Domination Review: Run a WordPress Based Contest
Running online contests have been complicated and very time consuming. With Contest Domination this all changes. It runs as a WordPress plugin inside of your current site, the plug-in runs the contest for you and even chooses the winners. Check the full review.

Photoshop CS6 For Bloggers, Marketers & Online Business Owners
Not sure if Photoshop is worth it for bloggers and online business owners? Do edited, quality photos really matter? Learn how Photoshop CS6 is a bloggers best friend.

What is Social Media Optimization?
Kari Rippetoe is a social media expert and in this interview she explains what social media optimization is, and how to properly optimize your social media accounts for business.

Book Review: The Social Media Sales Revolution
The sales process is changing. Prospects have less time than ever and have never been as resistant to cold calling as they are right now. Reading (and applying) this book will take you from offline cold-calling to successful online marketing for your sales efforts. Using these social media strategies (by Landy Chase and Kevin Knebl) will...

What is Social Media Marketing? Part 1
Karin Tracy is a social media marketing expert and consultant at her firm Little B Design. She recently took a few minutes to discuss the basics of social media marketing in this part. Learn about how you can use social media marketing to build your online business.

What is Social Media Marketing? Part 2
Karin Tracy is a social media marketing expert and consultant at her firm Little B Design. She recently took a few minutes to discuss advanced social media marketing. Learn about how you can use social media marketing to build your online business.

COWS Ice Cream - A Social Media Case Study
Bryan shares how COWS (a Canadian manufacturer of premium ice cream) successfully interact with fans and customers using social media. Three lessons learned in this social media case study.

How to Get Started With Social Media Marketing
Dave Kerpen, best selling author of Likeable Social Media, and co-founder and CEO of Likeable Media, answers specific questions about getting started in social media. What are the best networks and tools? How can you balance content with sales promotions? And what are some common pitfalls to avoid? Dave covers all this and more in this...

301 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Your Marketing
With 301 ways to use and improve social media marketing, you are sure to find a skill, approach or tool that will improve your online marketing efforts. The one-point-per-page format is an easy read and the content is broken into eight logical sections. Individual points are easily extracted and put into practice.

Book Review: The On-Demand Brand - 10 Rules for Digital Marketing Success
The On-Demand Brand by Rick Mathieson - Book Review of The On-Demand Brand - 10 Rules for Digital Marketing Success in an Anytime, Everywhere World

Power Friending Book Review
Power Friending book review by contributing writer Dena Haines. Amber Mac teaches how to use social media for your business.

Attention! This Book Will Make You Money - Book Review
Do you want to start or improve your online business? Then buy this book and do what author Jim Kukral says. In a couple of days, you’ll be in business – really. This is the simplest, least technical approach to business that I have read.

30 Days to Social Media Success - Book Review
30 Days to Social Media Success - Book Review - The 30 Day Results Guide to Making the Most of Social Media

Social Media for Sales: Interview with Landy Chase
Landy Chase, co-author of The Social Media Sales Revolution, discusses tools, approaches and why todays successful salesperson need social media.

Social Media for Sales: Interview with Kevin Knebl
Kevin Knebl, co-author of The Social Media Sales Revolution, discusses tools, approaches and why today's successful salesperson need social media.

Boost Your Marketing With Social Media
Catherine Parker is the author of 301 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Your Marketing and she recently took a few minutes to chat with me about her book and how to use these tools to improve your online business with social media marketing.

Review of Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11.0
Detailed guide review of Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11.0. Learn how it can help bloggers and online businesses create great web video with a small learning curve. Create video photo slideshows, edit existing video and output amazing web video. Software also edits and outputs to DVD and Blu-Ray.

How To Create Web Video with Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD
Whitney Jacobson, with Sony Creative Software explains what Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD is and how to create web video.

How to Build a Social Media Community
Gio Palatucci is a social media consultant with over three years experience building personal and big brand profiles online, including National Geographic Traveler. In this feature interview, Gio explains how to build a social media community.

LinkedIn is Useless! (Or Is It?)
LinkedIn is one of the most popular social networks, but does it actually help your business? In this feature interview, LinkedIn Expert, Vanessa McGovern discuss how we should actually be using this professional social network to build our businesses.

Improving Social Media ROI With Gate6
Learn how to improve your social media roi. In this feature interview with Manish Mamnani, Founder of Gate6, you'll learn about tools and approaches to use that will increase your social media roi.

Jason Falls: How To Run a Social Media Promotion
Jason Falls, social media marketing expert, explains how to run a successful / profitable social media promotion.

AWeber Email Review
Learn how AWeber can help build a responsive email marketing list for your business / blog. Learn about autoresponders, email templates and how to build a list.

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