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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Ken Jacobs

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On today's Spin Sucks Inquisition, we host Ken Jacobs, an executive coach who has loads of experience in the PR industry and in helping firms grow. The post The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Ken Jacobs appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Lara Wellman The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Kimberly Crossland The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Andrew Mclaren.

Facebook Connectivity Lab’s Aquila Aircraft Takes Flight

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Nearly one year ago, Facebook announced that its Aquila high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft was ready for flight testing , and the social network took the next step Thursday. Global head of engineering and infrastructure Jay Parikh  announced in a Newsroom post  that the first full-scale test flight of Aquila was a success. Each test will help us learn and move faster toward our goal.

Never Has LinkedIn Been More Powerful Than Today

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LinkedIn is the most powerful weapon you have in building your reputation. . believe this. Wholeheartedly. The problem, of course, is that we live in this strange new on-demand world. What do you want? What do you need? We can access almost anything with our smartphones and the flick of our thumb. A car. place to stay. Someone to mate with. You name it. It's all right there. Instantly. It's not a smartphone. It's a remote control for your life (as my buddy, Andy Nulman , called it more than fifteen years ago). With that, our expectations to "get stuff done" has become somewhat slanted. Useless.

Getting It Right: Best Practices for Brands Giving Apologies


Forever burned in my memory is a certain sign about apologies that hung on the… Read More.

A World Gone Social

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Facebook Tests Snapchat Stories-Like Quick Updates; Won’t Roll It Out

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Not every new feature Facebook tests makes it to launch. Take Quick Updates, the social network’s take on Snapchat Stories. Tiffany Zhong of Binary Capital was part of Facebook’s test group for Quick Updates, and she shared the screenshots below with Josh Constine  of TechCrunch. Users can also overlay text on top of media. They then select which friends can view their Quick Updates.

How B2B Social Network Enhance Your Business Brand

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Having an internet business online is full of fun and profitable too. For having an own business on the internet do not need a lot of time and money. However, the only thing which is needed is the perseverance, patience, and a great desire to become financially independent. But do you know one thing? Almost 90% of the business get failed. The reason behind it may be the lack of proper direction, poor planning, lack of knowledge and skill. Now, the question may arise in your mind that how to achieve a great brand on the internet? How to become financially independent?

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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?


Still shaking my head over that WordPress tip I HAD NO IDEA EXISTED. This changes everything – and means my workload is lighter. AWESOME. Have a great week! How to Discover Your Customer’s Favourite Social Media Platforms | Copyblogger. We all want amazing SEO and the best user experience, readability, and general human flow. Startups that are Killing it on Social Media | Entrepreneur.

#SproutChat Recap: Social Media & Marketing Resources Roundup

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All professionals have their go-to news outlets, blogs, podcasts and social media channels for advice and inspiration to better themselves and advance in their career. This week at #SproutChat , the community shared their favorite social media marketing resources. We’ve put together a roundup of some of the best ones. Check ‘em out and bookmark, follow or subscribe for your own benefit.  . Breaking News about Social Media Networks. SproutSocial A1. keep up with the @SMExaminer , @TamaraMcCleary @RebekahRadice blogs because they provide value to us. sproutchat. a1: I love mashable! SproutChat.

Drive Toward Social Intelligence Maturity

Propelling your organization to new levels of social intelligence skill and application is essential for maximizing the value of your listening and monitoring efforts.

Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of

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If you are like the members of the analytics team here at Ignite Social Media, you’ve been anticipating the release of an official Instagram analytics platform ever since Facebook purchased the platform for a nice, round $1 billion. It’s taken four years for a native analytics offering from the tool, but it’s here! Instagram Insights. The Good: Instagram Insights Exists! metric options.

North American Media VP Kirstine Stewart Leaves Twitter

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The revolving door  keeps spinning at Twitter, and vice president of media for North American media partnerships Kirstine Stewart  is the latest to depart. Kurt Wagner  of Re/code  reported that Stewart had left the company, and a Twitter spokesperson confirmed her departure to Wagner without further comment. Wagner pointed out that Twitter’s media team has also seen vp of global media Katie Stanton , Stanton successor Nathan Hubbard , head of North American partnerships Danny Keens and head of TV cable partnerships Joanne Park exit the company thus far in 2016.

The Next Economy Company

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There have been so many changes in business because of technology. We're just getting started. There is no doubt that we have seen massive shifts in how consumers buy, connect and share in the past decade. It's hard to imagine a world where connectivity, mobile devices and more are not ubiquitous, affordable and available to all. The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning. avatar.

Warburtons Is 140 Years Old And Magnum UK Is In London!


One of Britain’s loved baking brands had turned 140 years old, and they’re celebrating on Twitter. This week we also had Mastercard running campaigns in collaboration with The Open, Mastercard celebrated The Open with a social campaign, Magnum UK is coming to London in style. Elsewhere, H&M is running a global campaign #ForEveryVictory. 140Years YKWFSfgarg. 3RbFsYBVl1.

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.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

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You’ll recall I told you how, when I was in London about a month ago, AMEC unveiled its integrated evaluation framework 2.0 (2.0 added by me) – a really practical way to identify and track the right markers for PR programs and campaigns. It’s really nifty, so if you haven’t as yet looked at it, please do. The The architects of the scorecard – Richard Bagnall, Prof.

Pinterest Content Marketing for Repins and Like Love


Every social media platform has that key metric which helps you build your account, and your audience size. When it comes to Pinterest content marketing that key metric is your repin and like numbers. Those two statistics will shape how quickly your content spreads, and how well it attracts attention to your content. This article […]. Pinterest Tutorials

Sophisticated Marketer's Podcast - Pokemon Go, Personal Branding And The Power Of Great Writing In A Video-Rich World

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Jason Miller is a rocking tour du force of business, marketing and conversation. Jason is a rock photographer and loves all music that is hard and heavy almost as much as I do. He has a history in the music business (as I do) and, after connecting, it felt like we truly were "brothers from another mother." Professionally, Jason is also living the dream. Here's how he describes our show together. What's the real marketing opportunity on Pokemon Go ? Why are brands still struggling to demonstrate ROI for social media? Is it worth advertising to ad blockers? They are well worth listening to.