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How To Embed Instagram Videos in your Blog or Website

UPDATE: July 10, Instagram releases new embed feature for the desktop web browser version! Currently, as of July 7, 2013, Instagram does not have a simple method for users to grab their videos and embed them into a blog post or a web page. Option 1: Instagram Web Version Now, when you visit an Instagram […]

Facebook Marketing Success with Photo Contests PODCAST

Welcome to my Podcasts! My podcast is titled “Halftime Mike”.  You can find my podcast episodes easily by bookmarking this page or going to www.HalftimeMike.com.  What’s with the “Halftime” theme? I’m a Hoosier native from the state of Indiana where basketball is HUGE!  I love basketball and believe it has parallels to life that are relevant […]

Halftime Mike Podcasts

Welcome to my Podcasts! My podcast is titled “Halftime Mike”.  You can find my podcast episodes easily by bookmarking this page or going to www.HalftimeMike.com.  What’s with the “Halftime” theme? I’m a Hoosier native from the state of Indiana where basketball is HUGE!  I love basketball and believe it has parallels to life that are relevant […]

12 Ways to Create Visual Fireworks with Your Facebook Timeline Cover Image

Facebook has moved to quietly do away with the 20% max text rule on Facebook Page Cover images as of July 1, 2013!  Read the full scoop on TabSite’s blog here: Facebook Updates Page Guidelines for Cover Image. As Marketers, we are always looking for ways to rise above the crowd.  It’s tough out there, and […]

Business Uses for the New Instagram Video Feature

Using the New Instagram Video Feature for Business   Instagram is hot! This social upstart was purchased by Facebook in 2012 and has a strong and growing user base. With celebrities, youth, and young adults spending significant time on this platform, it’s captures a important demographic. As well, since being purchased by Facebook, Instagram has […]

7 Ideas to Promote your Blog Post with Social Media

A question I am often asked, is “how can I get more traffic to my blog posts?” The answer is fairly simple, social media can greatly help; but I add a caveat that there is more at play that simply sharing! Where and how you promote also depends on your audience.  Use these key questions to […]

Facebook Contests – A Winning Marketing Method for Fan Pages

Marketers are always looking at finding new and effective ways to reach their target audience.  With Facebook being a major social network force where potential customers are spending significant time, maximizing the effectiveness of your company Facebook page is a critical consideration. Facebook Contests offer this type of potential.  Here’s the mother-load resource compilation on […]

4 Ways to Monitor your Facebook Page while Out of Office

Your out of the office.  Will you be outta luck on responding to posts and comments on your fan page too? It’s summertime in the U.S.  That means vacations, conferences, and time out of the office. As we well know, social media stops and waits for no one!  ‘Real Time’ is here to stay.   […]

How to Generate More Business for Hotels via Facebook – 4 Tips

Hotels have the opportunity to utilize Facebook as a key tool in their marketing strategy. With the power of social sharing of photos, posts, and deals that Facebook offers combined with the massive daily use of Facebook by individuals, Facebook can be a key marketing location for hotels. Combine the above facts with Facebook’s Graph […]

New LinkedIn Features Enhance Social Networking – Maximize with these 6 Tips

Covering the Top 6 Things to Review in your LinkedIn Profile. LinkedIn ranks among the top social media networks, and with over 200 million professionals as on January 2013, it is the preferred “business to business” social channel.  The site has recently added a number of new tools that enhance the experience, particularly for the average […]