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Helping Solopreneurs Figure Out Social Media
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It's normal to feel that way. Lost of new social media sites are launched each month, and all of them have different sets of features.

My name is Michael Hale, and I am here to calm your fears. I help solopreneurs, people who run an entire business by themselves, figure out what social media is about, and how it can help them grow their business.

I'm a solopreneur myself, so I've stumbled into several social media roadblocks. However, I have overcome them, so you won't have to make the same mistakes. Read my articles to learn more about social media; you'll see previews with links that lead to their full texts below.

Also, check out the services that I am offering (and their prices) and contact me if you want us to work together. I appreciate your visit. Enjoy the website content!
Will Facebook Spaces work?
Welcome to the Mystified by Social Media Website
Under-age social media usage
Fake social media fans exposed
Wars and social media
How to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn can be a very effective lead source. And you don't have to trust me on this; Data Alliance has published a graphic which highlights its efficacy.

By having an optimized profile, you will improve your chances of showing up in LinkedIn's search results more often, and thus increase your chances of getting new clients. Here's what you need to do to boost your profile.

1. Begin by customizing your profile URL. Yes, start with this step right now, because you don't want anyone else to grab your preferred LinkedIn profile name.

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Did you know that over 50% of
children have a Facebook account?
It's not surprising, because 80% of
the parents are unaware of the age
restrictions that are associated with
the various social media sites.

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These days it is really easy to
purchase fans and followers.
However, they won't do your
business any good, because they
won't become leads.

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Twitter has been used as a political
platform during the last few years.
Presidents utilize it, and people like
you and me use it to voice their
opinions. Wars continue to be
fought on the ground, but also on
social media.

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Spaces, Facebook's VR social
network, is now available to people
who have an Oculus Rift VR
headset. But will it be a success?

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Social Media Etiquette for Solopreneurs

You may be bolder than me, but I'm the type of guy who tries to figure out what's going on before starting to talk at a party. And trust me, it is wise to behave in a similar way when it comes to social media platforms. Here are the most important social media etiquette rules, which should be followed to the letter.

1. Figure out the topics that your targeted leads are interested in. Read at least a dozen of articles that discuss those topics, and then you will be ready to join the conversation. Use websites like http://alltop.com to stay up to date with what's happening in your industry.

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The Ultimate Social Media Sharing Guide

Trust me, I feel your pain. Just like you, I used to post frequent updates on the top social media sites, and then wait for them to be liked, retweeted, favorited, and so on. Sometimes I would get a like or two. But more often than not, nothing would happen. Nothing at all!

Your content may be interesting, but not all of it can be successfully shared everywhere. In fact, posting some content on some social media platforms could hurt your business, rather than help it.

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