04 Jun 5 Steps to Creating an Amazing LinkedIn Company Page

Everyone knows that social media is latest platform for promoting their products but where do we go beyond Facebook and Twitter? Facebook lets us reach friends of friends and Twitter broadcasts to news addicts so what about everyone else? In the past year, LinkedIn has reshaped their site to present a new opportunity to reach professionals, businesses, and companies. They actually have and send traffic now. Creating a LinkedIn profile for your company is a step forward to building your...

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09 Sep Connect With Us Socially..Or Else!

We love interacting with our readers, clients and friends and we could always use more. One of the favorite tasks I do here at Linkbuildr is just help people and companies with their issues. I also noticed we spend too much time helping clients build their social followers, and our Facebook Page could really use some more love(as well take my own advice on how to be social). So if you're wanting to interact with us on a more personal...

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30 Jul Social Travel's Most Exciting Players: Airbnb and Tripping.com

So I’ve been researching the current state of social media and mobile marketing in the hotel industry for a series of posts, when I started to relapse into a state I know all too well. My breath was getting shallow, hands clammy, one moment hot, then next cold. The same symptoms I’ve suffered from writing for hotel and travel clients. While I always swear that I’ll quit each time, I again found myself in the grip of an addiction I...

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21 Jul Interview with Anand Patel, Founder of TalkHotels.com

Recently I've been enjoying the beta-test of TalkHotels.com, a new professional and social network for hoteliers and hospitality professionals. I’ve been sharing my knowledge and chatting with hotel industry members and had a chance to meet the founder, Anand Patel. He’s agreed to have an interview with me to share what it’s all about. Simon: Hi Anand, please fill our readers in on the basic concept and features for TalkHotels Anand: The concept for TalkHotels is simple: create a free networking tool for...

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18 May Social Media Marketing For Affiliates

Here's a goody but oldie from an Affiliate Summit back in 2009 that I just had to put up regardless of how late I am. Affiliate marketing is moving at a rapid pace throughout the social mediasphere and sometimes can be difficult to do it without being a spammer. I really enjoyed watching this keynote and it has a few gems of wisdom for affiliate marketer's out there in the wild. You can also find the slideshare of this presentation...

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01 Apr StartupCrave.com Launches & Needs Beta Testers

I've just spent that last couple of hours signing up and checking out a new social network for entrepreneurs that's caught my interest. If the site owners are reading this and thinking, "oh no, we just got blogged about on a link building blog", don't worry I'm not working that angle anymore(lol). Everyone on the Linkbuildr Team is an entrepreneur, and I've had the pleasure of getting them on the team here. We appreciate the resources available to folks like...

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08 Feb Facebook Contest Case Study

As more and more companies and brands are scrambling to gain Facebook followers, the more requests we've had from clients to get on it. We've had a lot of success lately and I thought I'd share a few contest angles that work really well in the local and global market. Local companies though an really hone in their user-base quite easily, so listen up if you're a smaller company wanting to hit big numbers. While I cannot let you know which...

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27 Jan Link Building With FriendSite.com

I've just discovered FriendSite.com this morning while link building for a client. I'm still kind of groggy but I managed to not let it slip under my radar. To start off it looks like this social network was launched in October of 2007 and has seen some decent growth despite the growing number of social networks popping up all over the place. They hit 100,000 members last April and the growth wasn't explosive until late this year, and it...

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