Upload Campaign: Secrets to Become a Social Media Master

February 3, 2015

SM-Campaign-Launch-blogWith just about everyone on social media today, how do you stand out from the rest? What's the best way to gain followers, start a conversation, and streamline it all, whether you're representing a company or your own personal brand?

This month's upload campaign Social Media Secrets addresses just that: We want to know your tips and tricks for making a splash on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media platforms. (Also check out our other upload campaign this month, All Things Steve Jobs).

Below are secrets from social media stars Gary Vaynerchuk, Guy Kawasaki & Peg Fitzpatrick, Hubspot and Simplify360 to get you started.

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Secrets to Snapchat

Snapchat has recently been adding features to transform itself into a social platform that goes beyond just disappearing photos. With all these new features in place, how exactly do you take advantage of the app that has 100 million active monthly users -- 71% of whom are under 25 years of age? From using hidden colors to enlarging emoticons, there are a few tricks for engaging the Snapchat audience, which social media pro Gary Vaynerchuk reveals:

Your Recipe for Social Media Success

You'd think a social media enterprise solutions firms would have a few tricks up their sleeve. Well, you're right! Simplify360 reveals its 7 ingredients for social media secret sauce. Among their tips? Get on Quora, and steal fans from your competitors (it’s easier than you might think!):

How to Gain Followers -- and Time

When you have more than 1.4 million followers on Twitter, you must be doing something right. Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick, who have co-authored "The Art of Social Media," share their top tips for going viral on Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and beyond:

20 Secret Features That Will Up Your Coolness Factor

Did you know that you can replace Facebook ads with cute pictures of pets? Or find out who's unfollowed you on Twitter? Hubspot reveals 20 secret features on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest:

Have a social media secret to share? Upload it on our Topic Page here.

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