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Special Report About My Community Social Media Training

29 Nov

Due to the overwhelming interest in my Social Media Seminar for Community Organizations on Friday, November 18, 2011, I had to schedule another training on Friday, December 2, 2011. All the seats have been filled. I just wanted to share my excitement about next event. This is proof that persistence pays off. Woo hoo!

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Don’t Forget My Social Media Seminar for Community Organizations on 11/18/11

16 Nov

Great News! I will conducting a Social Media Seminar for Community Organizations on Friday, November 18, 2011.

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Title: Community Organizations: Use Social Media to Increase Your Reach

As the “go-to” centers in the community, residents in local and nearby neighborhoods rely on community organizations to provide information, resources and assistance. While their works are known locally, these organizations could expand their reach and results through social media.

In this 3-hour hands-on seminar, Executive Directors, Program Managers, Marketing Specialists, Public Relations Professionals, Communications Professionals and other staff members from Community Organizations will learn:

  • How to get found on the first page of Google using WordPress
  • How to increase your organization’s exposure on blogs, Facebook and Twitter
  • To reach a larger online audience through live blogging events
  • To reduce your social media workload by connecting all social sites

Go to Event Brite to Register Now!


It’s Okay NOT to Write Essays on Your Status Updates & 1,000 Word Articles on Your Blog

14 Sep

No Essays

I understand the power of social media and blogging. I love both. I also understand that we have a lot to say and these tools give us free reign to say what we want and how we want.  However, as an avid reader and writer, I need you to understand that people are NOT trying to read more than 2 paragraphs on your Facebook status update or 1,000 word articles on your blog.  We’re just not.

We are living in a society of information overload and we need you to get to the point. And if you need to write more than 2 paragraphs, add it as a note on your Facebook Page. If you HAVE to write a huge article on your blog, make it two or more posts. This will ensure that you have content and your audience is more likely to read it. Also, if you need practice on keeping your updates short and simple, keep in mind that Twitter has a 140 character limit and text messages are 160 characters; try to stay within those limits.

I’m sorry if I offended anyone, but these long messages are ridiculous.  Especially when you don’t really get the point until the third or fourth paragraph! This message is coming from a writer who reads most of the day. If anyone disagrees with the long status updates and blog posts, leave a comment below and let’s get a conversation going.

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Check Out My Blog Story on ProBlogger

22 Apr

I am excited to share that my story has been posted on ProBlogger. Check it out!

Why Your Self-Hosted Blog is More Valuable Than Your Facebook Page

Find Me Online

17 Mar

Hi All~

You can follow me on Twitter under Marcie Hill.  I can also be found on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Marcie Hill