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SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers and Small Business Owners doing their own marketing.


MARKET “MOBILE PAYMENT” PROCEDURES- Cash or charge, everybody does. But if your client takes mobile payments, tell the world!

TechRepublic reports “Mobile payments are a crucial part of the digital economy and a good way to market your small business, especially to younger consumers who do a significant number of their transactions on mobile devices.”

Here are 6 apps that may attract customers. More


INSTAGRAM VIDEO TIPS- With 25 million business profiles, Instagram has positioned itself as a visual marketing powerhouse for brands by offering several video options. The team at Strong Social explain each feature and then offer some tips for better success. More


DESIGN SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGES- So you just wrote a great blog, but you’re not done. You need to dress it up with visual content. Not a graphic designer? No problem. There are free & low cost image tools. Social Media Examiner walks you through how to use 4 of them. More


ALASKA AIRLINES BAG FEES GOING UP- Joining the parade of other airlines in recent weeks, Alaska Airlines plans to raise baggage fees for tickets purchased on or after Dec. 5. And fees for over stuffed bags too. More...

As a Social Media Manager or Small Business Owner, what is one of YOUR biggest pain points? Could it be the blogging process? You KNOW you need blogs for improved SEO on Google, but researching, writing, revising to include keywords, and then editing are very time-consuming tasks. Especially if it takes you THREE HOURS to write the first paragraph!

On the other hand, I can write three paragraphs just getting out of bed. Make better use of your time and tap into my over 40 years of experience as a reporter, editor, and free-lance community writer to generate your creative content. – Anthony Scialis, Managing Editor, SoMe Slice

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