Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Trending Sources

5 People Focused Social and Data Tools You Should Be Using

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I absolutely love people data. In today’s day and age, knowing everything about your business–including the people interacting within and beyond it–is of critical importance to your success as a company. Therefore, I am always running after tools that help me learn more about the people I am working with or conversing with online. This is an area I am very passionate about.

Data 136

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2006, social media was building steam in the United States. With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. And make their marks they did. That’s when everything went downhill. Marketers and legitimate top users got banned.

Digg 151

Social Media Purism Stupidity is what Gets You Fired

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Ten years ago, social media marketing did not exist. There were online communities. People participated on those communities. It became possible, all of the sudden, for marketers to participate within those communities because they saw an opportunity. And so, all of the sudden, this pure network of sorts became a place for marketers, as they always do, to capitalize upon. Build relationships.

17 Productivity Tools for the Ultimate Business Gain

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every so often, I reevaluate the tools I use to see if something is better. I’m very open and flexible about discovering new technologies because I strive for efficiencies, especially as my work environment is not the same as most others. In short, it’s easy to work remotely these days, especially with the tools available to us in this day and age. Let’s dive in. join.me. before.

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.

Will SEO Exist in 2015?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Brad Shorr. SEO used to be a self-standing marketing discipline, having a well defined, generally accepted set of activities and objectives. No more. Today, SEO is much more intertwined with other marketing activities, making it difficult to know where SEO ends and where social media, for example, begins. Google’s SEO Mindset. Optimizing the usability of the site.

SEO 154

How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Work for Your Small Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Sarah Levy. If you’re not already familiar with and using LinkedIn, you’re missing out on a great [small] business tool. The world’s largest social networking website for professional workers claims more than 175 million registered members in more than 200 countries and territories around the world — not bad for a service that was launched less than ten years ago!

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I’m working with influencer marketing platform, The Shelf. The article below is not mine but is probably one of the best guest posts I’ve ever received here. It was originally posted on The Shelf’s blog (which by the way, is amazing), but I wanted to amplify its lessons because this post is oh-so-great. Then, one day, I had a small epiphany. My First Epiphany.

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2012 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Tim Ware. ” And there’s no other option. consider this the biggest drawback with the Timeline layout, followed closely by no longer being able to set a default landing tab for non-fans. However, in this article, I will focus on the three visual elements over which you have total control on your Timeline Page. Nike uses humor to reach out to the unfit masses!

How To 148

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Joel Harrison. The way content is shared today changes online marketing, putting content to the forefront of what users, companies, brands and products are about. Google+ has just won the People’s Choice award for social media at The Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The Old Model. So What Are the New Signals? Conclusion.

Google 153

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s my birthday and I have some great news! In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. And I did. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. Want the trends, news, and findings too?  Sign up right now at a totally reduced cost for 2012 for a limited time.

How to Build Trust in Your Brand Using Video

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Neil Davidson. Instead of requiring users to navigate, scroll, and click to access information, online video is a one-stop destination for information. It takes less time to engage the user than reading, and the user is then engaged until ready to follow an embedded call to action. In today’s society, the personal connection that a brand can make with a consumer is crucial.

Video 151

Looking Back on the Year of the Panda: Google Algorithm Changes

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This last year Google brought a large number of algorithm changes to the table.  Although these changes helped increase traffic and rankings to many large corporations such as YouTube and eBay, it hurt a large majority of small businesses. One minute their tactics were working; the next minute they must change their approach entirely. The launch initially impacted 12% of U.S. Like this post?

Google 152

Why Most Social Media Departments Fail

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A few years ago, a colleague of mine was given a tremendous responsibility to oversee the social media department at a prestigious well known NYC-based public relations firm. Less than a year later, she was sent packing up her desk, a casualty of a company that jumped into that shiny toy syndrome that people call social media. Goal Setting. Manage and grow our fan base on Facebook. Realistically?

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

What’s Your Work Ethic? An Argument for Remote Employees

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

We live in a connected culture. Whereas a mere decade ago, we were on a slower Internet (for the most part), strides in technology have enabled us to be more productive in our online communications. Video chat speaks to our accountability for our presence by a computer, and facilitates global meetings, enabling a seamless culture wherever one is. appreciated the many studies she brought to light.

How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Andy Havard. Internet marketing strategies vary depending on the nature of the blog, brand, or business and alter with accordance to their physical and digital size and their particular niche. When it comes to marketing any organization, product, or service on the web, there tends to be three essential ways of doing so: Dominating social media platforms. Summary.

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the breadth and depth of social media services out there, it’s no wonder that we often find ourselves lost in the vast array of services. Further, those who are seasoned may seem at a loss in the apparent “simplicity&# of it all. Here’s what they told me: Shannon Paul. still do this with myself much of the time. Another one I really like is Tweetreach. Jason Falls. Traackr.

Tools 155

HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Harrison Jones. Onsite optimization of websites is the most important factor in ranking better in search engine results. You can build all the links you want, but if your website isn’t optimized, Googlebot won’t be able to crawl the site properly. Over the past several years, Google and Bing have released guidelines for webmasters to make websites more crawlable. Microdata.

How To 146

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

How to Select an Interactive Marketing Agency

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Brad Shorr. Check out his earlier posts on How to Hire Your Social Media Marketing Partner and How to Hire Your SEO Partner. The best way to prevent agency angst is to select the right agency to begin with. Web development could be part of the mix, but not necessarily. 25 Key Criteria for Choosing a Marketing Agency. Highest Priority Criteria. 1. Has a documented process.

How To 141

20 Ways to Cultivate Brand Unawareness in Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Brad Shorr. Many businesses use social media to promote brand awareness, and it can be quite effective. Because social media is largely personality-driven, a savvy entrepreneur can level the playing field against much larger competitors and establish his company as a widely recognized, credible source. Alert: This list is not exhaustive. Your additions are welcome! Jargon.

Brands 139

Email Overload: The Secret to Getting Inbox Zero Every Time

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I hit inbox zero for the sixth or seventh time this week in not one but two email accounts which feed in 13 email addresses total. Once an impossibility, it’s now an everyday occurrence. In fact, it’s now a true mindset. Because I’ve streamlined this process so well, I figure other people would benefit from my tips to make inbox zero a true reality. Why is this so important?

System 147

How to Create Content for Your Site that Your Readers Will Love

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Miranda Marquit. . With the changes that Google is making, content – quality content – is more important than ever. But you shouldn’t want better content just for the sake of Google. Don’t forget that customers, potential customers, media, and potential business partners are all visiting your web site. Content has become an important part of online marketing. Like this post?

Sites 132

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Tim Ware, owner of HyperArts. You can follow Tim on Twitter or on Facebook. With Facebook’s recent changes to the layout of fan pages (aka business pages, aka brand pages), has come the opportunity for those with creativity to design a much more compelling and fully branded page. Much More Screen Real Estate! The Profile Picture. Don’t Neglect Your Navigation!

How Consistent Branding is Being Challenged in the Digital Age

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Lucy Hunt. In the past, maintaining consistent branding was a much less complex exercise than it is today. Before the explosion of everything digital, sustaining branding consistency used to be a relatively straightforward task which involved one-way communication with little or no feedback from consumers via a handful of separate channels.  Like this post? Marketing

Brands 143

15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Lior Levin. LinkedIn has enjoyed explosive growth since its debut in 2003. The real question is whether or not you’re making the most of your LinkedIn efforts and networking in general? LinkedIn is so much more than social networking for businesses and business people – it can totally change how you run your business as a whole. Add Your Personality. Contribute.

Attack of the Consumer! The Many Ways Consumers Can Put You Out of Business Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by David Rodnitzky. Having the best prices and largest selection of products means nothing on the Internet if you don’t back it up with incredible customer service. Treat customers badly and you will be out of business – period! Bad customer service will get you banned from major advertising networks, skewered in organic results, and ridiculed on social networks. With almost 7.5

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Julian Rockwoord, a product manager at  Signal. For small businesses, marketing often takes a back seat to day-to-day operations. They acknowledge that marketing is important; yet there are only so many hours in the day. Compounding the challenge: Consumer use of emerging technologies is moving faster than a typical business owner can keep up with. Couponing Goes Digital.

Is Your Business Worth An Extra Hour Per Week? 5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Blog

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Preston Ehrler. As a business owner, do I really have time to blog?  I’m a business owner too, and I realize that we are already pressed to our limits for time.  We are responsible for everything, including finding new business, working with our existing customers, interfacing with suppliers, running our books, and infinitely more.  What, specifically, can we extrapolate? 

How to Hire Your SEO Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Brad Schorr. Hiring an SEO specialist is one of the most important decisions you will make in your pursuit of online marketing success. It is also one of the most perplexing. There are two enormous issues with search engine optimization that hinder your ability to zero in on the right partner: Rapidly changing, constantly evolving rules. Lack of industry standards. Results.

SEO 134

5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Anita Campbell. When my company, Small Business Trends, LLC, first purchased BizSugar in the summer of 2009, the best way I could describe it was as a miniature version of Digg, except that BizSugar focused soley on sharing information geared toward small and mid-sized businesses. This is still true. Learn to Use the CMS. The great thing about it is that it’s free.

When to Thank Your Social Media Fans

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Lisa Kalner Williams. Ever read those articles on how a business has successfully used social media to increase brand awareness and drive sales? typical story explains the goal of the said campaign, shows screenshots of the tweets and posts used in the campaign, and lists the results of these efforts. But it’s rare to see such fan love on Facebook and Twitter. Why is that?

Build Relationships. Not Numbers.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

She friended me on Facebook. Not once, not twice, but a few times. Her profile photo made her look fantastic. Clearly, the plastic surgery worked. The way she flaunted her assets in photo after photo made her a prime candidate for some Sports Illustrated spread. She probably was too short to be a real model, I’d concluded. never met her. And why is the Favorite Quotes thing still even there?

How to Hire Your Social Media Marketing Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Brad Shorr. Want more? See How to Hire Your SEO Partner from November. After taking the social media plunge, companies quickly discover that it is vastly more complicated and time-consuming than they thought. The normal response is, HELP! But companies must avoid a panicky response, because hiring a social media marketing (SMM) partner requires careful study. Size matters.

How Social Media is a Lot Like Dating

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by  Shannon Evans Suetos. Social media, like many things in life, is about relationships. If you don’t build a great relationship (online or offline), you won’t accomplish much. That said, how is social media like dating? You can apply “proper dating etiquette” to just about every aspect of social media. Don’t Just Talk About Yourself. think most of us have. Don’t Overdo It.

How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy for Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post from Neil Davidson. In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the amount of video people watch on the Internet. Any forward thinking business will do well to take note and use video to their advantage. But where do you start? Surely, video marketing must be really expensive, time consuming, and technical? The key is strategy. Here are some tips to get you started.

Video 124