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Shopify is our #1 pick if you are looking for ease of use and a Facebook focus. If you’re mainly selling, Shopify might be perfect for you. Included is your website, shopping cart, merchant account and an easy to learn control panel. We also like that Shopify provides an area where you can connect with their top developers and programmers so if you want to integrate it with a Word Press site or just looking for a custom design you have it all at your fingertips. It does have a blog but it isn’t that good. If you want a decent blog we recommend you integrate your Shopify site with a Word Press site or simply connect to it from your existing site. It has lots of plugins and features that make this easy. GO TO...

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Summary of Resources Hotei Media Ltd pioneers in sponsored social media and social media management. Originally we provided a lists of books, videos and other resources to help our clients understand the sophisticated social media buys we would put together. When we created this resource there wasn’t a nationally recognized certification for Social Media Managers and finding solid information was difficult at best. Things have changed tremendously in just the past 24 months. Today there is a nationally recognized certification program for social media managers. So before investing any time or money into the resources below know the first thing any company or individual should do to maximize their social media is to get Hootsuite. The majority of fortune 100 companies use Hootsuite. Many of them pay thousands of dollars for all the extra log ins and features they need but the basic management tool is free. If you wish to have clients and work as a “Social Media Manager” than you may choose to also get Certified as a Social Media Manager through Hootsuite University. Assuming You Already Have Hootsuite Here are Our Recommendations Chris Tinney’s Author Profile on...

Hootsuite Overview

Start Your Free Trial What is Hootsuite? Hootsuite is one of the most important tools you have to drive your message on social media. It enables you to keep track and manage all your social network channels and monitor what people are saying about your brand. You can view and respond instantly to comments from from multiple networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. With so many networks for businesses to manage, Hootsuite is a must have for social media managers and companies serious about social media marketing. Hotei Media is a Certified Hootsuite Partner. What You Can do With Hootsuite Manage all your social networks in one place. Twitter Facebook Profiles, Events, Groups & Pages LinkedIn Profiles, Pages & Groups Google+ Pages Foursquare Myspace WordPress blogs Mixi (Japanese Social Network) Vimeo,, reddit, StumbleUpon, Instagram, edocr, tumblr, evernote, flickr, mailchimp, slideshare, storify, (via 3rd party apps) Many more features and apps from 3rd party vendors   Hootsuite & Hotei Media Hotei Media is a Hootsuite Certified Solution Partner. Our team is passionate about helping you successfully create your campaign and begin enjoying the benefits of the Hootsuite Social Media Management system. Claim your free, 30 day trial below and contact us for a free, no obligation review of your current social media strategy. Over 10 million users & the world’s top brands use Hootsuite...

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Hootsuite is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Key social network integrations include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+, plus a suite of social content apps for YouTube, Flickr, Instagram, Yammer, Tumblr and more. Managing Director of Hotei Media, Chris Tinney said, “Our clients will now benefit from our collaboration with more than 10 million Hootsuite users worldwide, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies”. Tinney said clients would also benefit from having real time access to their accounts and real time analytics by accessing the their Hootsuite Dashboard at on the web or their mobile device.” Worldwide statistics show 50% of Hootsuite users access the dashboard through their mobiles including iPhone, Android, and iPad. Driving the worldwide collaboration is Hootsuite’s dashboard now available in 15 languages – English, French, Italian, Japanese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Dutch, Polish, Korean, Russian, and Indonesian. Benefits of  Hotei Media clients using Hootsuite Hotei Media will be holding free classes online and at our office for people wanting to harness the power of the Hootsuite Social Media Management System and learn how to better: Engage: Optimize your audience engagement by creating search streams, scheduling messages and monitoring all of your social network profiles from one customizable web and mobile dashboard.   Collaborate: Invite clients and colleagues to participate in your social media management. Assign messages for follow up and share streams, helping you increase efficiency. Analyze: Measure your efforts using over 40 social analytics modules to build and share custom reports. Or select from one of our pre-made templates...

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