9 hashtags that champion body positivity for all

We could all use more radical self-love in our lives.

But when it comes to body acceptance, that can be difficult — especially for people who have bodies existing outside the “socially acceptable” norm.

See also: Love the skin you’re in: 9 uplifting body-positive blogs

Whether it’s skin color, size or disability, body appearance can be a major source of judgment and discrimination. Loving yourself even in the face of all of that negativity is incredibly important, as is encouraging and supporting self-acceptance for people who have marginalized identities that aren’t your own.

Hashtags have become a popular way for the

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Online Reviews for Local Businesses: What Marketers Need to Know

Do you own or manage a local business?

Are you leveraging the full power of online reviews?

To discover how to leverage online review services, I interview Martin Shervington.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Martin Shervington, one

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LinkedIn stocks soar, then tumble after revenue far exceeds expectations

Social media giants just can’t seem to catch a break on Wall Street this week.

Despite crushing analyst expectations for revenue and earnings, LinkedIn’s accompanying surge in stock price proved fleeting, and shares stuttered to a stop at a net dip of 2% as of market closing time Thursday evening.

The networking site reported a revenue of $712 million and earnings of 55 cents per share, handily topping analyst expectations of $680.3 million and 33 cents per share. That’s a 33% jump from the same quarter last year, and a turnaround from a disappointing first quarter this year.

See also: Facebook

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How to Create a Promoted Pin Campaign on a Budget

social media how toDo you want to add Promoted Pins to your marketing mix?

Are you wondering how to budget for a Promoted Pin campaign?

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on Promoted Pins for them to be effective.

Because they have long-term visibility, they’re a sound addition to your Pinterest marketing.

In this article, I’ll share how to build an effective, affordable promoted-pin campaign on Pinterest.

#1: Start

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Google Plus Training For Beginners

We run lots of social media courses but the 1-2-1 consultation on Google Plus is the one that could make the most difference to the visibility of your business in a local search on a PC, tablet or mobile phone.

Do you think that Google Plus is just like Facebook?

Well you could not be more wrong!

Google Plus is not just another social network.

It’s what allows business owners to claim their Google Places/Plus Local listing.

It’s one of the sources that Google goes to when building the Knowledge Graph for your business.

And it’s what customers need

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