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#TYBCommunity Round-Up: Instagram, Seasonal Marketing, Time Management etc

In this #TYBCommunity round-up we include posts about managing Instagram, content marketing, seasonal marketing strategy, branding strategies, new employee orientation, time management tips, SEO for your local business, improving page speed load times and lots more.

#TYBCommunity Round-Up: Instagram, Seasonal Marketing, Time Management etc

Marketing

How to Manage Instagram in 20 Minutes a Day – Though we would advise dedicating as much time to Instagram as other social networks, we recognize that this just isn’t an option for many people. Hootsuite

Content Marketing & Social Media for Small Businesses – This is excerpted from my recent interview with @TedRubin. Ted Rubin is a leading Social Marketing Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Brand Evangelist, and Acting CMO of Brand Innovators. SmallBizLady

Why You Need to Start Your Seasonal Marketing Strategy Now – Planning for the big Q4 shopping season should begin now, when you have time to fully develop a strong seasonal marketing strategy and put it into play, well before all the buying begins. Scott’s Marketplace

10 Branding Strategies to Make Your Small Business Look More Professional – Too many people think branding involves putting together a few color schemes and hiring someone to make a logo. Your brand isn’t your colors and imagery. It’s the experience your customers have with your business. The Savvy Copywriter

How to Use Social Media to Market Your Business Like a PRO – Creating a successful social media presence takes skill, know-how and effort. It also takes an understanding of what tactics can push through the overwhelming noise. Tactics that encourage interaction, engagement and growth. I recently had the honor of joining Ann Smarty and her community on #VCBuzz. Rebekah Radice

Management

Best Practices Involved in a New Employee Orientation – This article tells you everything about a new employee orientation program. It also explains its importance and several benefits. It further highlights the significance of seeking services of a professional company for a new employee orientation program. David Martin on Tweak Your Biz

Master Time Management With These 5 Tips –  It can be tempting to get overly involved in one project or initiative, but if you’re careless with your time, you risk getting too caught up in one area of your business and letting other areas fall behind. Noobpreneur.com

Technology

4 critical mistakes that limit the impact of mobile on your whole business – Mobile is a dominant force for everyone involved in designing their customers’ experience — from marketing to operations to IT and finance. But while it’s not a new technology, most businesses still treat it that way. VentureBeat

Why You’d Be Crazy Not to Use SEO for Your Local Business – I’ve decided to play devil’s advocate and praise SEO, to show you why both marketing strategies are critical to your local business. Moon Marketing

Improving Page Speed Load Times: What You Need to Know – Slow websites are one of the top reasons for high bounce rates. So how do you go about improving your page speed load times? Ryan Stewart on Tweak Your Biz

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Sian Phillips

Sian Phillips

Sian Phillips is the Managing Editor of TweakYourBiz.com and Content Editor on EggMarketingPR.com. Sian is also the accountant for her clients Clearwave.ie and Comserv.ie but is moving more and more into the content editing world; proofreading and editing blog posts, eBooks, novels and anything that is written. With over 25 years’ worth of experience in business and accounting Sian provides help to her clients with accounting and credit control. The other half of Sian’s day is spent working in the Social Media space; proofreading, copyediting, sharing posts and advice or conducting interviews for TweakYourBiz.com. She is a qualified Accountant with an Honours Diploma in Journalism too.

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