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    Shoppable Instagram: How to Make Sales with Social Media Posts

    How to earn money from social media content about your brand on Instagram, Twitter and other social networks is not always apparent. But turning social media engagement into actual sales is easier than you might think. You've worked hard to gain followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You may even…

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    Luvo Inc. Heats Up Freezer Aisle with Sexy #GetFresh Omnichannel Campaign

    If you've ever thought "my product isn't fun enough to work on social media" - think again! Luvo Inc. - a frozen food manufacturer focused on taste, nutrition and convenience - has boldly ventured where no other brand in your fridge has dared. Their "Get Fresh in the Freezer Aisle"…

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    How to Make a Branded Holiday eCard

    Everyone loves a good eCard. They’re free to distribute, they’re fun and they’re an excellent way to show the human side of your brand. Whether you’re revving up for Hanukkah, Ramadan or Christmas - there’s an eCard for every holiday. They’re visual, smile-inducing and…

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    5 Christmas Social Media Contest Ideas for Cool, Creative Companies

    We've updated our list! Check out our 71 last-minute Christmas contest ideas now. Christmas is coming! Wondering whether to do an Instagram photo contest, Twitter hashtag contest or a Facebook Page contest? With so many social networks and so little time, Christmas campaigns can be challenging for busy businesses. That’…

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    How to Turn Your Fans Into Your Top Salespeople

    Sales is hard. It’s tiring, time-consuming and can sometimes feel a little inauthentic. Wouldn’t it be nice if your current fans and your potential customers could just talk to each other? You’d instantly prove your products' worth without even needing to pitch. We’ve got a secret…

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    5 Social Calls to Action that Convert

    “CHECK OUT MY POST” “BUY MY NEW BOOK” “RETWEET MY CONTEST” Do these cringe-worthy calls to action look familiar? We thought so. This is what most Twitter feeds look like (I know ours does). Me, me, me... There’s nothing more off-putting than a brand yelling at you on social…

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    LUSH will melt your Mum's heart with #thatswhatmumsaid Stream

    LUSH Cosmetics is at it again! First they spread social love to support the LGBTQ community during the Sochi Olympics, and now they’re sharing Mums' wise wisdom from all over the world in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday. Their adorable and hilarious #thatswhatmumsaid campaign invites their LUSHies…

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    Game of Thrones helps businesses go viral

    What do HootSuite, Popcultcha.com and your old college roommate have in common? They’re all obsessed with Game of Thrones. Incorporating current trends into your social media marketing is a powerful way of leveraging social momentum - if done correctly. Many businesses have learned the hard way that thoughtlessly…

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    LUSH harnesses the power of social media love

    Ramping up to its finale on Valentine's Day, LUSH cosmetics has been spreading social media love with Stream for their Sign of Love petition campaign for LGBTQ rights. In response to the recent legislative changes in Russia, LUSH has partnered with All Out to promote Sign Of Love: a campaign…

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    6 Christmas Coupon + Contest ideas

    T'is the season for Christmas shopping. With American Black Friday bringing in $60 billion in 2012 alone, businesses can majorly capitalize on the coupon-clipping craze if they act quickly and creatively. To save you some time, we've come up with six easy and effective Christmas coupon and contest ideas and…

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    Countdown to Christmas campaign in 6 easy steps

    Christmas is the most internationally celebrated and profitable holiday of the year. Almost $300 billion was spent in 2012 just in the USA and UK on Christmas, which are only two of the 50+ countries around the globe that celebrate this massively popular holiday. Given 36% of social media users…

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    SeaWheeze marathon runner uses Stream to share & discover event highlights

    Tradable Bits software programmer Nigel Rahkola made the rest of the team proud by running 21.5km in The SeaWheeze lululemon Half Marathon this past weekend. He and 10,000 other passionate runners hit the beautiful Vancouver Seawall as friends and family took photos and posted updates to social media…

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    MSI, Intel & other tech giants run contest app; increase Facebook Likes by 58,000 in one month

    Doing business on social media is all about connections. That’s why Micro-star International Co. (MSI), one of the largest information technology manufacturers in the world, paired up with their IT superstar partners - Intel, NVIDIA, Corsair, Cooler Master and Kingston - to run a contest that resulted in 58,…

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    E-commerce site Dormify’s custom app increases Facebook customer accounts 750%

    Dormify is a discovery-based e-commerce site that creates and curates personalized small-space decor products for their client community of highly social, fashion-minded college girls. Through customized collections, one-on-one design consultation and effortless social integration, Dormify strives to connect with their fan-base, grow their client community and pair the perfect product…

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    Nature photographer uses free Facebook apps to build community

    When your life is spent high in treetops, waist-deep in rapids and in the middle of oceans, deserts and forests… you don’t always have the time (or internet service) to update your Facebook Page. Jess Findlay is a 20 year old, internationally award-winning nature photographer whose passion for capturing…

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    Anthymn boosts Kickstarter campaign with Stream

    Today marks video game Anthymn’s final day of their month-long Kickstarter campaign to raise $600,000 to fund the development of their one-of-a-kind music-MMO fusion. Amongst all the excitement I caught a quick interview with Nancy Mott, one of the key founders of Anthymn, and spoke with her about…

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    5 reasons your brand should use Video for Instagram

    With the introduction of video for Instagram, it’s become more important than ever that brands engage with fans through this massively popular and influential social platform. Read on to discover the top five reasons your brand should use video on Instagram. 1. Cheap production value A well-planned, strategic Instagram…

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    Small business owner boosts sales with free campaigns

    Kayla Pembroke, founder of The Snappy Bowtique and Super-Mom extraordinaire, spends her days researching, designing and creating accessories for her online Facebook retail store. She accomplishes her goal of “making the world a lovelier place one bow at a time” by fostering a community of supporters – mothers, customers and other…

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