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The holiday season 2010 has shown that online retail, and increasingly social media and mobile, are becoming the growth engines for retailers everywhere. Consumers embrace online shopping not only for its ease and convenience, but as a primary means of researching goods and services.
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Social media experts often advice to quote people and ask conversation starting questions. While they generate comments, this approach does not really help your business. The key is to share highly-relevant, highly-informative, high-value content.
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