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How Groupon can Hurt Your Online Reputation

How Groupon can Hurt Your Online Reputation  - http://shoptalk.dexone.com Avatar Posted by ShopTalk under Social Media
From http://shoptalk.dexone.com 4042 days ago
Made Hot by: HomeBusinessMedia on September 18, 2011 3:59 am
If you offer deals on Groupon, Living Social or other daily deal websites, beware. Detailed new research shows that for scores of local merchants, a hidden side effect is an increase in bad online reviews that can damage your online reputation. Read More
Local businesses are now embracing mobile marketing at a remarkable rate and the mobile movement creates yet another challenge for business owners: How to grow sales with social media and mobile marketing -- at the same time. Here are some benefits, tips and advice on doing both together:
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7 Ways to Sync Social Media with Traditional Marketing

7 Ways to Sync Social Media with Traditional Marketing    - http://shoptalk.dexone.com Avatar Posted by BizBest under Social Media
From http://shoptalk.dexone.com 4067 days ago
Made Hot by: steeldawn on August 22, 2011 5:01 pm
Marketing a local business today takes a multi-pronged approach. Here are seven ways to meld social media with traditional marketing:

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Tech devices and some common business practices can actually be big time wasters for a small business owner. Here are the five time-wasting practices that are most dangerous to your productivity today: Read More
When it comes to promoting a local business, professional office or other small firm, Facebook is looming larger than ever. The latest salvo was the test launch of Facebook Deals in five cities. If your business doesn’t have a Facebook page yet, here are 10 reasons to get off your fanny and fix tha Read More
While Facebook is king, Twitter has seen tremendous growth from local business owners and professionals who aim to build awareness for their products and services – as well as themselves. If you’re giving tweets a try, here are some vital tips and strategies to keep you from stubbing your Twitter t Read More
In years past, millions of smart, skilled immigrant entrepreneurs – including many from the world’s two most populous countries, China and India – came to the U.S. to get educated and start their own businesses. Now the turnstiles are rotating the other way. Here's why: Read More
Okay, I know what you’re thinking. The last thing you need is another new high-tech doodad to figure out. Fortunately, quick response (QR) codes aren’t all that complicated, and the payoff for putting these handy (and free!) devices to work for your business could be powerful indeed. Here's the ins Read More
Having a Facebook page for your small business is one thing. But knowing how to really use it is quite another. These six tips, based on new research, offer insights on when to post, what to say and how (or how not) to say it to generate maximum engagement. Read More
Millions of biz owners have embraced social media. But time constraints produce constant dropouts and millions more won’t buy in as long as they believe the time sink outweighs the benefits. New, free services such as Roost may hold the key... Read More
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