Does your 70-year-old grandmother have a Tumblr account? Is everyone around you constantly checking in to see the latest news and gossip? There's no question that social media has invaded our lives. It has also become incredibly important for brand identity and direct audience interaction. As far as we can tell, it won't be going away any time soon, so it's important to connect any modern business with its customers through social media. Setting up a successful social media campaign takes hours of planning and hard work. Virtual Market Advantage offers a series of social media services to help establish your brand and engage with your audience. You can either let us provide content and spread it for you or handle your social media campaign yourself.

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Is Your Social Media Strategy Working?

December 6, 2017

If you have your own business, social media is no longer just a fun thing to be a part of and use to keep up with your friends. Business owners should take social media strategy very seriously. Many brands have found a great deal of success using social media by building communities and finding leads.…

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What is Reddit, and How Can it be Used for SEO and Marketing?

November 29, 2017

If you browse the Internet enough, you’re sure to come across the website Reddit. But what is Reddit, exactly? What can you learn from it? Is it useful for SEO? How can it help drive traffic to your website? How can it be used for online marketing? Virtual Market Advantage will attempt to answer all…

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How to Create an Engaging Holiday Social Media Campaign

October 26, 2017

We all know that setting up the right social media campaign is great for your business. It’s also a known fact that social media plays a big part in holiday shopping, which can mean more views for your social media pages and website. Timing is crucial, and you will greatly benefit from running the right…

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How to Use Facebook Insights

August 18, 2017

So you have your business page set up on Facebook, and now you want to see just exactly how well that page is doing. How do you do that, and what is the best way to use that information? That tool is called Facebook insights. Let’s go over all the ins and outs right now!…

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Benefits of Social Media (and Some Disadvantages)

August 4, 2017

From Twitter to LinkedIn to Instagram to Facebook, the world of social media can quickly become intimidating and leave you feeling overwhelmed. But once you relax and poke around the sites, you will soon see that there are many benefits to using social media both for personal use and for your business. Here we will…

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Guide for Writing Facebook Ads

July 25, 2017

You have just started promoting your business online, and you want to get your name and logo out there. It’s a good idea to get business recognition in the world of social media. With Facebook on pace to have over 2 billion users by the end of 2017, it’s a good idea to start there.…

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Strategies for Generating Leads Through Social Media

June 26, 2017

If you are looking to expand your business and get some customers and new revenue coming your way, you may want to consider generating leads by using a social media platform. There are several ways to do this, and of course there are multiple social media platforms to choose from. Below, we’ll go over a…

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The Ultimate Guide for How to Use Hashtags

June 23, 2017

Hashtags are found everywhere in social media these days, and have even permeated into our everyday language. The symbol for hashtags was previously only known as the pound sign (#) on telephones. What does using a hashtag mean? Where does that hashtag go once you put it out on the Internet? Do they really serve…

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Why Vine Died

May 22, 2017

Short Videos, Short Lifespan   Vine was a hosting service for posting short videos. The videos could only be 6 seconds long and would repeat on a loop over and over. This short format pushed people to be innovative and make creative videos that worked well with the short time-span and repetition. These days, short…

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10 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Online Sales

April 3, 2017

Social media has become a necessity for helping businesses flourish, especially if you rely on online sales. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and many other sites are great platforms from which you can spread information about your business. The unique thing about advertising on social media is that you can easily start a discussion with your…

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Social Media and the Unfiltered Internet

February 10, 2017

Do you remember The Dress? The one that no one could decide whether it was gold and white or blue and black. The one that was being talked about all over the place in 2015. Did you know that the original post for the dress was a Facebook post that got fewer than 20 likes? It…

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Spam Bot Traffic: What Is It and What Can I Do About It?

November 14, 2016

If you have a website and social media campaign for your business, chances are high that you’ve encountered spam bot traffic. Spam bots are programs that have been created to follow, befriend, comment on, or otherwise contact as many people or websites as possible as quickly as possible. Usually they are used in an attempt…