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So far Laura Cunningham has created 14 blog entries.

What the Good Doctor Taught Us: 10 Unexpected Social Media Tips from Dr. Seuss

By |2017-06-21T08:41:06-04:00June 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

The whimsical wisdom of the immortal Dr. Seuss helped guide us through our childhood. We reflected on some of the lessons that he taught us, and how we can incorporate them into our everyday social media life.

Harnessing The Networking Power of LinkedIn Groups

By |2017-05-23T03:47:12-04:00August 2nd, 2016|

If you’re a professional in any industry and want your expertise to shine through on social media, you need to be using LinkedIn effectively. LinkedIn is more than just a fancy web-based resume builder; it’s a place to network with others in your field, to keep up on trends that impact your business, and to find [...]

Why Pinterest Is So Addictive (and what we can learn from it to market our own websites)

By |2017-05-23T03:47:17-04:00October 1st, 2013|Tags: , , , |

Have you been bitten by the Pinterest bug? We here at GhostTweeting certainly have, and we couldn’t be happier. The incredibly popular and wildly addictive social media site is a haven for just about everyone, with boards for any interest, from recipes to fashion, music to art, and so much more. It’s filled with fun pictures [...]

3 Ways That Businesses Are Using Instagram

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00August 2nd, 2013|Tags: , , |

According to studies, 67% of the world’s top brands actively use Instagram as a marketing tool. From Taco Bell and Pizza Hut to Ford and General Electric, these brands have built a devoted following on the photo-based social media platform. Here are some ways that you can follow in their footsteps: 1. Show, Don’t Tell. Sometimes [...]

Why Small Businesses are Using Text Message Marketing (& Why You Should Too!)

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00July 8th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Text Messages Were Made To Be Opened Let’s face it. When you receive an email about something that isn’t immediately vital to your life, even if it’s from an interesting company whose work you’ve previously enjoyed, you’re not likely to read it right away. You’ll save it for later, and probably delete it before you get [...]

How Instagram’s New Video Feature Will Help Your Business

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00June 26th, 2013|

Following on the heels of Twitter’s Vine Videos, Instagram Video offers a few amenities that make it superior to Vine. First, it increases Vine’s six-second-clips to a walloping 15 seconds. It also offers the classic Instagram filters to give your video a chic vintage look. There’s no need to create a new account to use this [...]

Facebook Hashtags: How they will impact social media for business

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00June 13th, 2013|Tags: , , , |

When you think of social media, one of the first words that comes to mind is hashtag. The term was popularized on Twitter, and then spread like wildfire to other social media networks, including Instagram and Tumblr. A hashtag is a searchable word or phrase prefixed by the symbol #. For example, if you were trying [...]

To Tweet, or Not To Tweet – There is no question!

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00April 23rd, 2013|

Few people throughout the course of human history have had such an effect on the English language as William Shakespeare. He had an innate knowledge for the flow of words, as well as a natural knack for understanding the way that people express themselves. Today, on his 449th birthday, it’s clearer than ever that his words [...]

Equality Goes Viral: Social Justice on Social Media

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00April 5th, 2013|

Have you recently been “seeing red” on Facebook? Does it seem like suddenly all of your friends have pictures of two little pink lines? Well, worry not, it’s no bug or hacker- it’s just the latest social media & social justice movement gone viral. In this case, the profile pictures express solidarity with the Human Rights [...]

Spring Ahead with Social Media!

By |2017-05-23T03:47:18-04:00March 13th, 2013|

All right, you’re tired. You miss the extra hour of sleep that you lost this weekend. You curse Ben Franklin as your alarm rings at 7:00am - it feels like 6!  (Ben proposed Daylight Savings time first, you know).  We understand.  Here at GhostTweeting, we’re feeling it too. But there’s always a silver lining. The sun [...]