Online Social Media Update : Off and running into a new social media year 2014

by Fred Showker

Online social media update from DTG Magazine So we're starting off our Social Media update for 2014 and the while Facebook, Google and LinkedIN still rule, the runnersup are nibbling away at the user base. We're looking forward to keeping up with new social media trends all through the news year!
* Social Media Usage Up 800% For U.S. Online Adults In Just 8 Years
* Crafting alluring and effective posts on social media
* How to Ensure Your Future Blog Posts Are Popular
* Embed Tweets on your website and blog
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking

Crafting alluring and effective posts on social media

While Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and the like all fall under the umbrella of social media, using each platform requires an individualized set of tricks and tips.
      A new study recently found the most effective tips and guidelines for posting on different social media outlets. Implementing these tips will allow your business to see a higher number of likes, retweets, views and — most importantly — engagement.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Emma Fitzpatrick -- multibriefs.com/

How to Ensure Your Future Blog Posts Are Popular

Are you struggling to come up with blog posts that attract the right type of visitors Are you unsure where to turn for new article ideas?
      how to make sure your future articles are the ones your audience is really interested in.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.socialmediaexaminer.com

Embed Tweets on your website and blog

Would you like to embed your tweets on your website or blog?
      A great way to place tweets on websites or blogs, is by embedding them. Embedding them is a lot better than just placing a screenshot or an image of a tweet, as you when you embed them, people will be able to see the number of times the tweet has been retweeted and made favourite.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Social Media Today

Social Media Usage Up 800% For U.S. Online Adults In Just 8 Years

Who remembers 2005? Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith was in theaters and while you may have heard of Facebook FB, you had no clue what a Tweet was.
      Oh how times have changed for since the year 2005, the number of online U.S. adults who use social media sites has risen from 8% to 72% as it currently stands in the year 2013.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.forbes.com


More: Social Networking and Media Updates

And that wraps it for this edition of Marketing Update from DTG. And if you want to dive into the world of social media with both feet, just get started on this list.
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And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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