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How Social Media is Ruining Politics

Social Media is ruining politics

The power of Social Media’s influence can no longer be ignored. Even political campaigns have quickly made use of social media’s growing reach to attract a new audience, spread the message of their promising platforms, and gain a new distribution channel by which to promote their ideals from. But in spite of having a new platform, many would argue that in politics, the propensity to over share and the absence of a filter for posted content in social media may just lead to its own undoing.

Over the years, we have collectively observed how political candidates have slowly turned to social media to connect with voters and build loyalty among their followers. Popular political personalities like Barack Obama have paved the way for many others, making use of

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Get More Social Media Engagement on Twitter: Make 140 Character Friends!

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Getting more social media engagement should be the goal of everyone on Twitter. It should be as big a goal as getting more followers as lots of followers are worthless without interaction. You want clicks to your website, retweets, and lasting brand impressions, don’t you?

Unless you’re Katy Perry, who can say anything and see her retweets, replies, and Likes blow up, you have to work carefully to get more Twitter engagement. And if your plan for getting engagement stops at using hashtags, because ‘that’s what all the kids do nowadays,’ you need to either go home or study this article hard! Proper engagement takes so much more.

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What is Twitter? How Can I Use it Better?

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There are still many people out there asking what is Twitter all about, anyway? And to those people I would like to say “HELLO! Read on and I will teach you!” To get right into the learning, Twitter is a micro-blogging social media platform. You send out short messages to your friends (or followers, as they are called on Twitter), and they can reply to you in short messages, or share (retweets is the term!) your messages with their followers.

Twitter is probably the best place on the Internet to find out what’s really going on right now. People live tweet the events around them, and you’re free to see the world through their eyes. If I had to answer a question on what Twitter is good

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4 Great Valentine’s Day Marketing Campaigns

Valentine’s Day isn’t just a special holiday for couples. It’s also a marketing event. When companies do this correctly, they engage their customer base and make sales. Simply look at some of the successful campaigns from recent years and you will see why Valentine’s marketing campaigns are powerful, even if you aren’t in the jewelry or flower industries. No matter what you promote, you can tie it into Valentine’s Day and make a huge splash during the romantic holiday.

Bed Bath & Beyond Gets Creative

Bed Bath & Beyond isn’t normally known for bringing the romance. While it has an assortment of housewares, it isn’t full of candies and flowers. That doesn’t mean the retailer can’t cash in on the

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How to Use Twitter Like @KatyPerry: Real(ly fun!) Marketing Advice

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If you’re new to the Twitter world, and want to learn how to use Twitter, there’s no one better than @KatyPerry. She has the most Twitter followers …ever. 81,100,00, or 81 million! And it’s not just because she’s a sensational pop singer. It’s not just because of her looks. It’s because she uses Twitter very well, and you can learn to use it just like her!

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