Social Media Updates: September Round-up

It's been a busy month for tech as many innovations and updates were released for the past few weeks. Social media joined that scene, too. September was full of exciting changes for almost every social media platform there is. Here

International Literacy Day: Social Media Literacy

Being literate at one thing (or in general) is what sets apart those who simply immerse themselves and those who really understand the dangers and other possibilities. This goes the same with social media. With the advancement of technology, it

Social Media Platforms That Ceased to Exist

Social media has been around for quite a while now. Little did we notice that it has been two decades since its rise (together with the rise of internet). Different social media platforms actually came to existence either to supplement

It’s National Selfie Day! Here’s How to Take Better Selfies!

It's National Selfie Day! And we celebrate the new technology art that is taking a selfie! Kidding aside, we know that some people really struggle in taking selfies. Let's admit it - we don't have the same perfect angles as

Social Media is Going Crazy Over New Snapchat Filters

Ever noticed your news feed and stories lately? People are going crazy with the new Snapchat filters that's taking

Take a Break from Social Media During Earth Hour

It is that time of the year again. The end of March marks as one of those days when the world unites to take care of Mother Earth and bring forth issues about the environment for Earth Hour. That one

2019 New Year’s Resolution: Practice Good Social Media Etiquette

The year has gone fast and now it has come to its end. As we bid goodbye to 2018 and say hello to 2019, it is but necessary to be reminded of the different social media etiquettes. These social media

Social Media as a News Source: Potentials and Pitfalls

It’s official! Social media has now risen above newspapers as a source of news for Americans. In a recent study released by Pew Research Center, 20% of American adults now turn to social media to get news compared to the

Take Advantage of your Social Media Accounts this Christmas Season

  It’s that time of the year again!   With Christmas just around the corner, we’re sure that people have started writing down their Christmas wishlists.   This season is one of the most awaited season for the whole year.

How to make Instagrammable Posts when Traveling Solo

Traveling is always something that can produce a lot of instagrammable pictures. New place, new experiences, new posts! When you travel, you’ll definitely have more posts than what you normally have on regular days. It’s easy to have some instagrammable

How to make Thanksgiving Meaningful for Your Business Through Social Media

There a lot of things to be thankful for. But do we say thank you enough? Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. It reminds us of all the things we should be thankful for. For businesses, it is an

Social Media Bullying: Why is This an Issue?

  Bullies - they are everywhere. They never contribute a lot of good to the society and, most especially, the person they are targeting as well. Not putting a proper context on a single post can lead to people's misunderstanding;

Choosing the Right Social Media Platform for Your Personal Brand

Last week, we discussed about the basics on creating your personal brand. Knowing what you're passionate about, creating your online persona, your voice, and your look. Now, we move forward in choosing the platforms that you should capitalize on. As

Finally! Facebook Allows You To Filter Your Feed Using Keywords

  Don't you just hate spoilers?   How about people who just keeps on talking and posting about things you don't even care?   Or those posts that are just too hypocritical for you?   We get it. Sometimes, there

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How to Maximize IGTV for Your Brand

  Last June, Instagram just launched its new addition to their long list of features - the IGTV.   IGTV is Instagram's long-video format platform that allows creators to upload up to one hour of video on their "channel" (as

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It’s Time for a Social Media Detox

  Have you reached that point where social media is just too much for you?   We believe everyone has or have been or will eventually go through this phase. With millions and billions of people online (plus the dummy

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Choose the Right Influencers for Your Business

Getting an influencer to represent your brand has been an important thing for most brands lately. This is called Influencer Marketing.This is the type of marketing which taps people called an influencer - celebrity or not. This influencer would then

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How Social Media Can Increase Your Store Sales

  In this digital age, businesses now engage with their customers online. You could barely find a business that is not online or in social media, especially those who have online shops.   Maybe you're doubting if you'll dive into

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What Companies Are Still Doing Wrong with Their Social Media Marketing

  Just a month to go and we'll be halfway through the year.   If we talk about social media and online marketing, the past months were a blast. There were a lot of improvements and new features that really

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From Instagram to Table

Here's a familiar scenario:   You open your Instagram account, scroll up your entire feed, and... BOOM! An Instagram post of your favorite restaurant promotion their best-seller or new offering. Yummy, right? Then, you find yourself wanting it more than

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Best Instagram Filters for Spring Season

  Spring is here! And it's one of the best season to take beautiful, colorful photos that would fit best in your Instagram feed. Especially those spring break selfies! Yey!   If you have an astounding IG reputation for good

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Beating the New Facebook Algorithm

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced last month that there will be changes in Facebook's algorithm. Most specifically, with what the people can see in their news feeds.   According to Zuckerberg, they want people to see more of their

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It’s More Fun with Boomerang

  Instagram's Boomerang was one of the biggest trends in social media marketing last year. SM experts and gurus have predicted that it would still be one of the trends this year.   With the rise of video marketing's popularity,

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Social Media in Times of Marketing Crisis

  It happens to the best of us. Personally, that is.   Creating a social media presence requires a lot of careful attention to details. Just one wrong move - a word, an image, a comment, reply, etc. - could

New Year, New Trends for Social Media

It is the new year! And with the new year comes new trends in online marketing. Most online marketing websites would suggest optimizing your social media accounts. And why not? Every platform is now a big thing in online marketing.

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How to Market the Holidays to Those who Don’t Celebrate Christmas

Most of us think of Christmas as a tradition in relation to religion. It is a cultural celebration, yes; but with culture comes the religious belief of the majority.   While for Christians, this is a celebration of Christ's birth,

Keeping Your Followers Up-to-Date While on Travel
Keeping Your Followers Up-to-Date While on Travel

We all know that engagement is key in maintaining a good social media reputation.   The rule always says to keep your social media accounts updated by posting daily. It should be something interesting and relatable to your audience.  

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Facebook is Testing a Resume Feature and What This Could Mean to You

Long gone are the days that you have to personally walk in and submit job applications. For years, technology made sure that it would be convenient to both the applicant and the employer to find a perfect match. Job search

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Social Media for Social Change

The hashtag #MeToo has been trending on Twitter for days. Some are even still participating in this social media awareness campaign up until today.   This campaign was sparked by a series of accusations against film producer and movie mogul

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5 Gadgets to Bring With You on Travel

Going on travel is probably one of the most exciting things you look forward to.   It's that one activity that takes your mind off things and lets you have a well-deserved rest.   (more…)

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Never Put Your Social Media Accounts to Sleep

Putting up social media accounts for your company is more of required now than it is an option. You have to put yourself out there and reach out to your audience.   The beginning is always the hardest part. Setting