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Seven Ways to Launch a Product Without a News Release

Spin Sucks

You're ready to launch a product and now all you need is a news release. Right? Hold up, there! Gini Dietrich outlines the seven far better ways to launch a new product. The post Seven Ways to Launch a Product Without a News Release appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories How an Effective PR Strategy Can Boost Your Brand Visibility Cleopatra: The PESO Model Pharaoh Spin Sucks Year-in-Review.

Association Membership Jobs This Week – January 19


Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the  SocialFish job board !  We focus on jobs in  social media , membership, marketing ,  communications ,  PR ,  advocacy , and  digital. Director of Marketing & Sales , National Association for Environmental Management – This is a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial marketing professional to join a strong team.

Building My Social Selling Nest at Hootsuite

Koka Sexton

It’s time to turn the page on another year. If I’ve learned anything over the last 41 years of existence it’s that many chapters in our book of life will fade into memory and others will stand out as prominent as a beacon of light. For me, 2016 was a beacon. year that was impacted with experiences and decisions that are sure to set the stage for the next decade. 29 2009.

Page Admins Can Have Facebook Remind Them to Update Their Pages

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook wants to make sure page administrators  don’t let the content on their pages become stale. Reader Chris Ruberg , digital marketing specialist at OneCommand , shared the screenshot below with SocialTimes, in which page admins are given the option of setting custom reminders to update their pages. The module reads: We can remind you to update your page on days that are important to you.

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

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2016’s Top Tweets (and What We Can Learn from Them for 2017)


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Facebook’s Eighth Data Center to Be Located in Odense, Denmark

SocialTimes Facebook

Odense , Denmark, will be the site of Facebook’s eighth data center  and its third one in Europe. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg  made the announcement in a Facebook post  Thursday (embedded below): We just announced that we’re building our eighth data center–and our third in Europe–in Odense, Denmark. Like the data center I visited in Fort Worth , Texas, Tuesday, this one will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and support thousands of jobs in the community over the next few years. Data centers are the physical infrastructure to support our community.

How We Set and Measure Ambitious Social Media Goals at Buffer [2017 Version]

Buffer Social

 Do you have big goals you’d like to achieve in 2017? We do, too. In In fact, this is our vision for Q1: Establish Buffer as the premier social media tool for businesses and teams via a focus on branding, content, and community. That sounds pretty broad, right? And how can social media help us to achieve that vision? The answer is goal-setting. Let’s do this! What is brand awareness?

Your 2017 Social Marketing Planning Checklist Includes…

Simply Measured

We recently released our 2017 Social Planning Template and Checklist. It’s been a big hit for us. This tell us that many social marketers know what they want to accomplish in 2017, but are a little stumped about how to get there. Click to zoom. It’s more work today, but a huge sigh of relief later. You’re flailing in space. First, analyze the performance of past campaigns.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

8 Key Steps for a Successful Instagram Takeover

agora pulse

Growing and maintaining your audience on Instagram can be difficult. Using Instagram takeovers are a great way to grow your audience, get new eyes on your brand, or give your audience a “reward” for following you. In this post I’ll outline the key steps in creating a successful Instagram takeover. 1. Define Your Takeover  Goals and Benchmarks. Launch or promote a product.

How Jordan’s Followers on Twitter Skyrocketed in Just 3 Weeks

Simply Measured

When Twitter went public in November of 2013, the network boasted 230 million monthly active users. Today, that number has grown to 313 million. More than 500 million Tweets are sent each day. The social network has become a hub for news, entertainment, and conversations. 2017 Digital Marketing Predictions From the Experts Download. Photos on Twitter have always been been popular. Source: Mashable.

Social Sidekick 2/5-2/11: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events


Super Bowl Sunday: the ultimate trend-jacking touchdown. Everyone's gathered around the screen, snacking and posting… Read More.

Extend the Invitation: What Kids Eating Kale Teaches Us About Content Marketing

Simply Measured

Kale on its own tastes bad. In fact, kale not on its own usually tastes bad. Nobody has ever eaten anything, then when asked, “Do you like it?”, responded with, “It’s good, but I wish it was a little more kale-y.” We choke it down because it’s healthy. We tolerate kale. 2017 Digital Marketing Predictions From the Experts Download. Coffee shops have become one of my favorite places to work.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

A Year in Review: Top 3 Social Media Themes of 2016

Ignite Social Media

A year in social media marketing feels like 10 years in traditional marketing. Things change at light speed and as marketers, it’s our jobs to stay on top of it all. While it’s impossible to remember all the changes that happened, we can help you wrap your head around the biggest social media themes of the year to help you plan for 2017. 1) Video, Video, and More Video. So there you have it.

Ad Agencies Are Not Dying. In Fact, It's Quite The Opposite

Twist Image

Just what, exactly, is going on in the marketing industry? Almost three years ago, our digital marketing agency, Twist Image, was acquired by the largest marketing communications network in the world, WPP. Nearly two years ago, we changed our name to Mirum and became a global digital marketing agency, after bringing together several digital marketing agencies that had been acquired/a part of the J. Walter Thompson Company (also owned by WPP). I've recounted the story behind the acquisition of our business, and how it has worked out (see: The World Of Mirum ). while others didn't even survive. .