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5 Tips to Balance Your Social Media Addiction Over the Holidays

Posted by Bob Carver on Dec 20, 2017 3:52:53 PM

With the holiday season upon us, it's a time for family, friends, vacations, and unplugging from work. For many of us, unplugging for a vacation is difficult. These problems aren't just for work-a-holics, they’re for everyone. Email used to be the culprit, but now it’s social media.

People use social media for work and play.  So it’s double-tough to put social media down when on vacation. When you’re posting that great Christmas party picture, it’s tempting to browse through your feed...until your significant other yells at you.

This article by Amy Iverson proposes using winter vacation as a way to detox from social media and technology. Amy gives some great stats, and compelling reasons why you might want to try this approach. However, if you don’t want to unplug, or can't because of work obligations, there are some ways to contain your online interaction. In this article I’ll give you 5 tips to help you unplug just a little. Tips to help you balance your social media addiction, and enjoy your time with family and friends while remaining plugged in so that you don’t go into full withdrawal. 

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Topics: holiday season, online engagement, social media, content marketing

How to Get the Most Out of Facebook Posts

Posted by Robert Carver on Sep 15, 2016 8:39:19 PM

The primary way to reach out to fans on Facebook is through content published on the social platform.  Posts can be text, links, images, or videos. As Facebook as evolved over the years, and changed their news feed algorithm, and added new features like the timeline, and advertising, the options and features related to posts have changed.  In this article I show some Facebook options that can help you promote your content so that you can get more reach and engagement  out of all of your posts.  This, in turn, will improve the effectiveness of your Facebook content marketing, and help keep campaign related content front and center for your audience.

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Topics: online engagement, reach, content marketing, Facebook

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