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How a Midwest Grocer is Doing Social CS Right

Here in the MBS Marketing Department, we love Hy-Vee — there’s one just down the street. We especially love this example of how their brand handles complaints on social media. See how you can use these techniques at your store:

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A Social Network That Pays You?

Tsu is a new social media site that promises to pay its users 90 percent of its ad revenue. But is that a business model that will work?

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What is Yik Yak?

Yik Yak is a new, somewhat controversial, social media app with a growing audience. But what is it for, and how is it affecting schools across the country?

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The Essential Elements of a Successful Social Media Plan

We’ve found 12 crucial steps that we believe will help you create your best social media plan ever. How do these match up with what you’re already doing?

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Create a Great Social Media Strategy

What’s the point of having social media accounts for your business if you don’t have a plan for how to best use it? Fortunately, we’ve found some tips to help you do just that:

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What Will Social Media Look Like in 25 Years?

25 years ago, people thought we’d have flying cars by now. Instead, arguably the greatest technological revolution was the rise of social media. So that begs the question: what will social media look like in another 25 years?

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What’s Ello all About?

While it seems like each new week brings a new social network, one of the most recent, Ello, may actually be worth investigating. In the few months since it was opened to the public (albeit through invitation only), it has picked up some serious traction and attention. So what is Ello all about? Find out:

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Create a Buzz for Your Events by Using Social Media

Do you have a great event idea, but are struggling to spread the word? Well make sure you are using these easy social media tips to help create some buzz:

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How to Run Your Own Social Campaign

You don’t need a big staff of savvy marketers to reach tons of students with social media. Here are some easy tips how:

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How to Use Social Media in Your Marketing Plans

If you are thinking about creating a marketing plan for your store, you won’t want to overlook the power of social media. In order to help you incorporate those accounts, we’ve found a few helpful tips that will spread the word on Facebook, Twitter and other sites:

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