Instagram Introduces New Layout App

Posted in Instagram, Social Media Marketing on March 25th, 2015 by
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On March 26, Instagram announced that Layout from Instagram will be launched as a new application. This new app lets people combine multiple photos into a single image. After opening the app, it shows people a preview of custom layouts people can use to start their layout of photos. Along with being able to combine…

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Capitalize on Facebook Advertising with the New Ads Manager App

Posted in Social Media Advertising on February 25th, 2015 by

We all know how important mobile devices are in today’s world, which is why it makes perfect sense that Facebook has rolled out an Ads Manager app so you can easily monitor your company’s advertising efforts on the go. According to the release, over two million businesses use Facebook Advertising. The Ads Manager app will help…

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How to Boost Your Mobile Site with Google Mobile Analytics

Posted in How To on January 28th, 2015 by
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Nick Rojas is a business consultant and writer who lives in Los Angeles and Chicago. He has consulted small and medium-sized enterprises for over twenty years. He has  contributed articles to, Entrepreneur, and TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter @NickARojas, or you can reach him at   . By now it should be…

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Twitter Doesn't Want You to Miss Important Tweets

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Twitter on January 22nd, 2015 by
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Twitter announced this week that users will soon be able to quickly catch up on the all the top tweets they missed while away from the platform. According to the blog post, the new feature is called “While you were away” and aims to “surface a few of the best tweets you probably wouldn’t have seen otherwise,…

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You'll Soon Be Using Your Twitter Timeline for Shopping

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Twitter on July 2nd, 2014 by
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A “Buy now” button has appeared on certain tweets, starting this past Monday. In one example, if a person clicked on the buy now button, Twitter would direct them to so they can buy the product they viewed. However, this button so far only appears on the mobile version of Twitter and not on the…

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How Social Media Feedback Impacts Mobile Payments Adoption

Posted in Case Studies on February 13th, 2014 by

With more smartphone users using their mobile devices for shopping, a 20% increase according to the 2014 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report from Mobile Payments Today, it only seems natural that mobile payments adoption would be increasing as well. Not so fast, says this article from Fox Small Business Center, who cites the…

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Twitter Co-Founder Launches Jelly App

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Twitter on January 8th, 2014 by

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s latest side project came to fruition Tuesday as the Jelly app was launched, providing users with a new question-based search engine. “Jelly changes how we find answers because it uses pictures and people in our social networks,” a blog post on Jelly’s site said. “It turns out that getting answers from…

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Bad Rhino Reading: 5 Ways to Blog From Your Mobile Device

Posted in Featured Articles on January 4th, 2014 by

Website: Social Media Examiner Article: 5 Ways to Blog From Your Mobile Device This week, our Rhinos loved reading Brian Milne’s article for Social Media Examiner about the value of blogging from a mobile device. With microblogging becoming more and more popular, it’s practically essential for anyone who runs a blog to constantly be sharing…

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Social Media and Mobile Wallets Join Forces

Posted in Case Studies on December 10th, 2013 by

Liz Gulsvig is the Copywriter at Forte Payment Systems. Liz currently writes their blog, where you can find all kinds of glorious nuggets pertaining to the electronic payments industry and small business. You can also find her on Google+ and LinkedIn. Email her at or find her on Twitter: @LizGulsvigForte.   A smart mobile wallet is going to launch features that either directly work…

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How Social Media Impacts the Customer Experience

Posted in Case Studies on October 15th, 2013 by

Teri Cooper’s passion for customer service pulled her into Internet Marketing & Social Media about 10 years ago. She is currently the Internet Marketing Manager at Golling’s Arena Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Dayton, Ohio. You can tweet her @bizfunctional. If there was a business owner back in the late 1800s that heard about the telephone…

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