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Pumpkin Spice Life Snapchat Story October 2015

Pumpkin Spice Life Snapchat Story October 2015

On October 18, 2015 Snapchat featured a fantastic story that made it clear to all Snapchatters that the fall season is indeed upon us…as is all things pumpkin related. The story was titled, “Pumpkin Spice Life” and began with an opening statement, “Hop on our hayride! From

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Trampoline Dodgeball Snapchat Story October 2015

On October 18th, 2015 Snapchat featured a fun and lively story set at the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Las Vegas, Nevada where dodgeball teams came together to fight for the championship title. The story was titled, “Trampoline Dodgeball” and began with an opening line that stated,

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Get Your Pink On Snapchat Story October 2015

On October 18, 2015 Snapchat featured a truly touching live story that focused on the ongoing breast cancer awareness that is taking part throughout the entire United States. Titled “Get Your Pink On”, the Snapchat story began with an opening line that stated, “BEAT CANCER: Get your

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Getting more followers and exposure for Snapchat Accounts

Getting more followers and exposure for Snapchat Accounts

There are several ways to get more followers and exposure for your Snapchat account. Here are 3. 1. Publish your Snapcode online. One of the best ways to get more followers is to get your Snapcode published on a powerful website. We’ll post yours here. Contact me

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New York Comic Con Snapchat Story October 2015

The New York Comic Con (NYCC) Snapchat story went live on October 10, where people from all over the world came to witness and be a part of the largest pop culture convention on the East Coast. The Snapchat story opened up featuring a fun geofilter and

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The Texas State Fair Snapchat Story October 2015

On October 9th, 2015 the ever popular Texas State Fair took place in Dallas with throngs of both local Texans and out-of-state visitors making their way into the fair grounds. The Texas State Fair Snapchat story opened up with a lively geofilter and opening line that stated,

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Watching #Being13 on CNN with Anderson Cooper?

Watching #Being13 on CNN with Anderson Cooper?

Please feel free to comment at the bottom of this article with your thoughts before, during, or after the show. What is #Being13 or #BeingThirteen? CNN special report “#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” airs October 5 at 9PM. See the press release here. The video

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Can Snapchat be used for Personal Injury Attorneys?

Can Snapchat be used for Personal Injury Attorneys?

I was posed an interesting question this week regarding Snapchat and using it for personal injury attorneys. I often tend to answer some questions in blog format. In repsonse, I put together this article: Can small businesses use Snapchat? In short, no, I do not see a

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Snapchat’s Sponsored Selfies Advertising Model is Genius But Severely Underpriced

Snapchat's Sponsored Selfies Advertising Model is Genius But Severely Underpriced

Snapchat is exploding in popularity and is used by the younger generation, aka, people with little to spend. And, advertisements on social media are often both hated by users and a massive failure for advertisers. So, how does Snapchat monetize? Today it was announced that Snapchat will

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The Pope Visits the USA Snapchat Story September 2015

The Pope Visits the USA Snapchat Story September 2015

On September 26, 2015 Snapchat had a story up called “The Pope is Here”. Pope Francis was the 4th Pope to visit the USA. He visited from September 22 – 27, 2015 and was in Washington, New York and Philadelphia.  This particular Snapchat story featured the Geofilter

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Can Small Businesses use Snapchat?

Can Small Businesses use Snapchat?

Over the last couple of weeks I have added multiple stories on Snapchat to this blog, which typically encompasses SEO and web content and doing business on the web. A couple of people reached out and asked me if they should be marketing their business on Snapchat.

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Should Wake County Schools Block Snapchat?

Should Wake County Schools Block Snapchat?

This week it was announced that the massively popular app Snapchat will be “blocked” at Wake County Public Schools. This isn’t unique to Raleigh; Snapchat has been banned from school’s WiFi all over the country. Can schools even block apps to begin with? I’d find it extremely

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How To Make the Scary Face on Snapchat

How To Make the Scary Face on Snapchat

To make a scary face on Snapchat, follow these steps: Update Snapchat to the recent version released September 15, 2015. With your front facing camera, tap your face. This will bring up the list of available selfie filters. Select the “scary face” filter (aka the zombie filter)

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Snap-Travel to Japan with Snapchat user Zazpi

Snap-Travel to Japan with Snapchat user Zazpi

If you follow this blog you’ve noticed by now I have recently been covering Snapchat quite a bit. I had hoped my infatuation would be short lived but it is pretty cool and just keeps on getting better. I do take comfort knowing that there are 100

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Snapchat: 2015’s Most Successful Social Media Network

Snapchat: 2015's Most Successful Social Media Network

Yesterday while checking out at a store I saw the clerk’s phone get a Facebook notification. The clerk was approximately 65 years old. I said “Uh oh, what’s that, someone pinging you in to a conversation about the Republican Debates tonight?” She replied with, “Ugh, I absolutely hate

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Snapchat Will Exceed 6 Billion Views Per Day by 2016

Snapchat Will Exceed 6 Billion Views Per Day by 2016

I’d put cash on it, folks. The most explosive social network of 2015 is, hands down, Snapchat. I am saying this, of course, to people who don’t use Snapchat or have no SC friends. If you’re a Snapchat user, you already know this. May 2015, Snapchat was

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How To Barf a Rainbow on Snapchat

How To Barf a Rainbow on Snapchat

On iPhone, to barf a rainbow on Snapchat, follow these 3 steps: Update snapchat to the recent version released September 15, 2015. With your front facing camera, tap your face. This will bring up the list of available selfie filters. Select the rainbow filer and open your

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Snapchat and the day the Internet Puked Rainbows

Snapchat and the day the Internet Puked Rainbows

September 15, 2015 Snapchat released several new filters that makes taking selfies to a whole new level. In fact, people are puking rainbows. There are videos, GIFs, tweets, vines, snaps, and Instagrmas of people puking rainbows everywhere. This viral YouTube video shows the filters: The Snapchat app

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How To Get Your First 1,000 Snapchat Followers

How To Get Your First 1,000 Snapchat Followers

People all over the planet are sitting around with the Snapchat app open, refreshing it, dying to see some entertaining content. Do you want to provide it? That is what I find most intriguing about Snapchat- the engagement level. If you have 1,000 followers and snap something,

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Snapchat eBook Explains How to Get Views and Become Snapchat Famous

Snapchat eBook Explains How to Get Views and Become Snapchat Famous

Over the course of the last six months I have immersed myself in the Snapchat app. I first heard about Snapchat in October of 2012 when many UNC students were tweeting to “Snap them”. As with most popular social networks, it all started with college students. Today, Snapchat

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