Twitter’s new rules are good news (if you’re using SOS)

By Hugh Culver

There’s something brewing in the world of Twitter you should know about. News spoiler: if you’re using SOS you have nothing to worry about. Twitter’s New Rules Twitter has updated their Terms Of Service (TOS). Their motivation is to stop people spamming their services. And we applaud that. “You may not post duplicative or substantially…

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9 Tools For Assessing A Website’s True Value

By Jock Purtle

Having an online presence is a must in today’s digital culture.  Most successful businesses invest a great deal of time, money and effort in their website and their overall web presence. Buying and selling websites and domain names can, unfortunately, be a shady industry. Most dishonesty comes from people trying to scam new buyers. Additionally,…

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Social Media Hashtags

How to Use Hashtags to Get 15% More Shares

By SOS Team

Before you hover over the “Publish” button after completing a blog post, ask yourself: “Did I target the right keywords? Did I correct my grammatical errors and spelling mistakes? Did I remember to use hashtags in my social media posts and tweets to boost my social engagement?” Today, we’re going to talk about how to…

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blog traffic

17 proven strategies to building a better blog

By Hugh Culver

In this post we are sharing one of our most popular slide decks published on SlideShare. It’s advice from the gurus that is not only really smart, it’s actionable. PRO TIP: Once you scan through these, go back and choose just one to work on this month. For example, you might want to put more…

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Blogs Work – 5 simple ways to bring in more business with your blog

By Hugh Culver

Many bloggers are frustrated, trying to get more traffic and better results, but not knowing what they need to change. Maybe that sounds like you? These 5 simple strategies could change everything. Bloggers have repeatedly used these 5 strategies to grow their traffic, opt-ins, online platform and sales. Even if you already have a blog,…

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Social Media analytics pt. 2: LinkedIn and Google+

How to Use Your Social Media Analytics: LinkedIn & Google+

By SOS Team

Wondering how to use your social media analytics? In our last post, we covered how to use Facebook and Twitter’s analytics dashboards – as well as what to do with that data. This time, we’ll be covering the lesser (but still important) beasts… LinkedIn and Google+. But first – why should you even care? Why…

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Build blog traffic while you sleep - The SOS solution

Build blog traffic while you sleep: The SOS Solution

By Hugh Culver

Your blog is valuable and you’ve worked hard to publish great information that carefully targets your prime markets. The challenge is to build blog traffic – you need more readers. You can hire a VA in the Philippines or India – but now you have the job of recruiting, training and managing someone new. You…

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How to Use Your Social Media Analytics

How to Use Your Social Media Analytics

By SOS Team

With the release of Facebook’s powerful new analytics update, we’re inspired to share some social media analytics advice. Social media analytics and insights are the keys to understanding your audience, receiving more engagement, and driving more traffic to your site. If you don’t yet have a grasp on analytics, don’t worry – that’s what this…

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How to get more social media followers

5 Ways to Get More Social Media Followers

By SOS Team

Some people are getting tens of thousands of website visitors from social media. How do they do it? Voodoo magic? Blackmail? Divine intervention? No, no, and no. That site traffic comes from having a lot of highly-engaged social media followers. But if you’ve tried getting followers before, you understand that sometimes it’s like pulling teeth.…

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5 Tips to Increase Engagement with Your Social Followers

5 Tips to Increase Engagement With Your Social Followers

By SOS Team

You know what sucks? Spending hours on social media trying to get people to engage with you… only to hear crickets. Social media is easily one of the best distribution channels for your site. But if you treat it as nothing more than a distribution channel, you’ll be left wanting more. But it’s possible to…

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How to control the social share image of your blog posts

How to Ensure Your Posts Look AMAZING On Social Media

By SOS Team

You just spent five hours writing an epic blog post and you’re feeling pretty proud of yourself. It’s time to share your masterpiece with the world. You share it on social media and await your praise. In anticipation of your glowing feedback, you check your recent social posts and find that the wrong social share…

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