Bridget O'Reilly

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Use Special Characters to Make Your Tweets Stand Out

Your tweet can easily go unnoticed in the fast-paced updates of a Twitter timeline. To stand out and grab eyeballs, try using special characters, …

3 Steps to Fearless Leadership

<i>David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15Five blog.</i><p>Few adventures are as exhilarating as building a company from scratch — and that’s coming from a once avid kite-surfer like me.<p>That feeling when you land your first customer, close a round of funding, or mold your …

Technology + Social Media Brief

• Social media best practices for technology companies<br>• Answers to common questions about social media<br>• Results from successful social marketing campaigns …

Social advocacy marketing gains legitimacy - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow} - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}

Possibly no trend has captured the attention of marketers more than the opportunity to tap into the emerging group of Citizen Influencers. Propelled …

A Comprehensive Guide to Social Media ROI

Share<p>To secure executive buy-in and budget for your social marketing strategies you need to demonstrate how your efforts are contributing to the …

5 Ways to Combine Twitter Scheduling With Real Time Activities

Shares 6K<p>Is there an easy way to engage with people in real-time while balancing Twitter scheduling needs?<p>Do you know when to schedule your posts to …

How to Use Google+ for Social Media Contests

Shares 5K<p>Is Google+ part of your marketing strategy?<p>Are you looking for creative ways to run contests and giveaways on Google+?<p>Although there are …

5 Ways to Develop a Social Media Strategy

Shares 10K<p>Are you struggling to make social media work for you?<p>Do you have the right social media strategy for your business?<p>The challenge of social …

8 Facebook Apps to Enhance Your Facebook Page

Shares 4K<p>Do you want to add more function and flair to your Facebook page?<p>Would you like to add storefront, generate leads or promote something …

4 Ways Compelling Imagery Will Boost Your Social Interaction

If pictures are worth a thousand words, why not use them?<p>Clever images will get people interested in what you are talking about on the social …

32 Web Writing Tips for Better Blogging and Social Media Posts – Bufferchat Recap

Content Crafter Kevan Lee joined us for #Bufferchat to talk about the unique nature of writing for the web.<p>Check out the full Storify recap here, and …

71 Ways to Write a Social Media Update: Specific Tips to Engage Your Followers

I’ve got several go-to moves when I’m playing basketball. The crossover. The fadeaway. The tear drop.<p>I’ve got several go-to moves when I’m writing …

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Social media has been around for years, so it should be easy to figure out how to leverage it, <i>right?</i><p>Download this cheat sheet of 7 lies about social …

How to Become a Twitter Influencer: Science and Practice

Shares 10K<p>Do you want to be a sought-after resource in your niche?<p>Do you need tips on how to become a Twitter influencer?<p>To be a leader on Twitter, …

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With all the social media sites available today, which ones should you leverage? In an ideal world, you would use them all. As a small business, …

The Twitter Strategy Guide: 14 Twitter Tips to Take Your Tweeting to the Next Level

The line between a beginner Twitter user and a seasoned pro is a fine one indeed.<p>The distinction changes daily—sometimes hourly—for me. One minute I …

Emotion Drives Behavior: 3 Brands Getting It Right

The more passionate you are about something, the more likely you will take action. It's that simple.<p><b>Emotion drives behavior.</b><p>There are countless …

The Do’s and Don’ts of How to Use Hashtags

Hashtags are such a prominent part of culture today that it’s rare to find anyone who doesn’t know what they are. In fact, the hashtag is so …

10 Advanced Twitter Growth Hacks to Increase Your Follower Numbers

Growing a larger and active Twitter following is the goal of many online marketers, bloggers, social media experts, and people with the time to say …

#Circloscope: Free Tool to Grow Your Google+ Audience

Google+ is a great social network and one which most people are now turning to, in the hope of boosting their SEO. One of the main unique features …

Next Up For Twitter: Improved Search, Better Algorithm, Possible Group Chat

One of Twitter’s strengths — its free-for-all, real-time stream of updates — can be a weakness, at least for the people responsible for continuing …

"I'm engaged!" How to fool Facebook's algorithm and top all your friends' News Feeds

If you don't know by now, what you see on your Facebook feed is not a raw collection of everything your friends and the brands you follow share. The …

7 Reasons That Marketers Should Use Video

Video is now the preferred medium for consuming and sharing ideas. Thanks to advancements in technology, an increase in the quality of consumer …

Testing a way for you to make purchases on Twitter

Today we are beginning to test a new way for you to discover and buy products on Twitter. For a small percentage of U.S. users (that will grow over …

11 Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics You Need to Know

Twitter recently announced that it has started to add content to users’ timelines, and it will continue. Facebook uses the Edgerank algorithm, which …