• SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Blog] Facebook Sets Up Shop in Paris’ Station F Startup Campus
    Station F announced in a blog post  that Facebook will launch a program in April called Startup Garage From Facebook at Station F, which will be a six-month program designed for participation by 10 to 15 data start-ups, occupying an 80-zone area of the campus. Station F provided more details in its blog post: Some of you already knew Facebook would be involved at Station F. The “first worldwide Startup Garage” at Station F  in Paris will devote several spaces to launch partner Facebook. We announced it at the last TechCrunch Disrupt : It is one of our founding partners.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Blog] Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany
    Manager of journalism partnerships Áine Kerr  announced in a Facebook Media blog post : Last month we announced  some tests to address the issue of fake news on Facebook. Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news  to Germany. The social network announced in December  that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected the recent U.S. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
  • MELTWATER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Blog] Successful Pitches to Journalists–Stories from the Trenches
    Public relations campaigns often include media outreach. But, as any PR pro who works in… Read More.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Blog] How Social Media Has Evolved Over the Past 12 Years
    We want to limit this, so we can confidently publish content on our social media and  blogging platforms. Saying that social media has taken the world by storm is like saying that rain is wet or that fire hurts—it’s a bit of an understatement. We live in a world where Facebook alone has over 1.65 billion active monthly users. It’s a phenomenon that affects both casual users and businesses alike. Today, I’m going to show you how social media has evolved in the small amount of time it’s been around, and how it has taken the world by storm. Why Social Media Is So Essential. They Are Free.
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Blog] How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP
    How does AMP affect mobile interactions? “A better, faster mobile web is better for everyone, including users, platforms like Pinterest, and publishers,” Jon Parise, product engineer at Pinterest, wrote on the Pinterest blog. How Accelerated Mobile Pages can fuel your mobile marketing strategy. Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. Think of it an easy way to build lightweight web pages. Photo courtesy of Unsplash via Pexels. The wonders of AMP. Mobile Tools
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] The 11 Top Social Media Management Tools I Can’t Live Without
    Blog. I’m adding my top social media management tools for my blog here as my blog is the engine room of my social media marketing. All great content for my business starts on my blog, and there are a few key tools that help me to plan and schedule and engage with content on my blog. #9  Yoast. Yoast is a WordPress plugin that is my crutch when it comes to sharing content on my blog. But it also helps you to add images to your blog posts in the right way so that they can be easily shared across social platforms by readers. Damn fussy.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] Apple Had Over 40% Of The Wireless Headphone Market, Facebook Tests Mid-Roll Ads And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. morning show. This week we discussed:  .
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] The Complete Guide to Facebook Marketing
    Use links to share company blog posts, news or even products. Make sure you’re keeping up with the latest network updates by reading our blog. With 1.79 billion monthly active users on Facebook logged in the third quarter of 2016, you may find the network to be a treasure trove of new customers. In this all-encompassing guide, we’ll walk you through the basics of Facebook and brand examples you can be inspired by. Audit your current Facebook Page. Figure out your content strategy. Determine your engagement strategy. Get started on Facebook Advertising. Note and move on. Status.
  • PEG FITZPATRICK  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] 12 Most Innovative Ways to Create Content That Gets Shared
    Whether you are writing for your blog or social media  sites, the ideas below will help you write innovative and compelling content that gets shared! 1. Tell your story through images by adding custom designs to your blog post. Whether you are posting to your blog or social media sites, proper structure is critical. In your blog posts, consider using lists. Get serious about your blog and creatively boost your editorial calendar! Use a subscriber list to stay in front of your audience and promote your latest blog post, campaign or product. What’s yours?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] Your Niche Is A Small Village: Here’s How To Become Well-Known In it by Marketing Yourself
    We’ll use another guest blogging example. But when they finally did, they started getting amazing results––like reaching over one million users (via guest blogging alone). It’s okay to have your new ideas that you want to try out, but it’s better that you start out with proven tactics (like guest blogging, PPC, etc.) For my business ( Premium Content Shop ), I mainly use guest blogging––because I’ve seen it work for several businesses. Kim Garst puts it more succinctly in a post on her blog: “Think of the last story that captivated you. Guest blogging?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] Creating Winning Social Media Habits and Goals with an Elite Runner – Tina Muir [SSM024]
    The Ultimate Guide to UTM Codes – Buffer Blog. Malcolm Gladwell once wrote in his book, Outliers , that the key to achieving world-class expertise in any skill is, to a large extent, practicing the correct way for a total of around 10,000 hours. No matter which way you slice it, that’s a lot of practice. When setting out on the path to becoming a master at anything, big goals and great habits must be formed in order to lay the foundation for long-term success. Or, in Malcolm Gladwell’s case, big goals and great habits on the way to 10,000 hours. Google Play. Stitcher.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Blog] PB176: Scannable Content: 19 Techniques to Create it
    Techniques to Create Scannable Content for Your Blog. We’re going to talk about techniques for creating more scannable content for your blog. As bloggers, we put a lot of time into carefully choosing the right words for our blog posts but many times what stops people really engaging with our content is the way those words are arranged on the page. Google Font Combinations That Will Make Your Blog’s Design Sing. It’s a skill that is going to help you with all of the content that you create for your blog. How to Write Like a Human. Full Transcript.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
    [Blog] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 003: How to Make the Most Out of Conferences
    Blog icny Inman Connect inman networking tips networking real estate conferences social media tipsIt’s episode three of the #GetSocialSmart show! Today’s episode is all about conferences. Many of you know that I get the chance to speak at conferences all over the country, but I also love attending conferences. This video is all about five quick tips for making the most out of every conference. The five tips I share in the video are: Plan ahead. Don’t overplan. If there’s a conference app, download the app. Make sure you follow up right away.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
    [Blog] How to Use #Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Marketing
    Sign up  HERE  to get my blogs directly to your inbox! A hashtag is word preceded by a hash mark (#), used within a message to identify a keyword or topic of interest and facilitate a search for it. Hashtags are such a prominent part of online culture today and people have started using them outside of their intended purpose like using them in text messages, chats, songs, and advertisements. Hashtags are a way for social media users to tag their posts with keywords, which in turn make them easier for social networks to organize and users to search. You can use them anywhere to get found!
  • MELTWATER  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
    [Blog] 2016’s Top PR Blog Posts
    What do our five most popular PR blog posts from 2016 tell us about the… Read More.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
    [Blog] How To Write A Great Social Media Case Study
    You can choose the definite group of websites, social networking sites or blogs that can be called the integral elements of social media. How To Write A Great Social Media Case Study. case study is the paper that can help you describe a specific situation in any field of study. You are supposed to focus on its problems and provide the reader with the professional solution. As long as you write about social media, you can concentrate on the particular online resource, analyze its advantages and disadvantages, and solve its current problems that reduce its work. Is it relevant?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
    [Blog] The Intersection Of Marketing And Analytics With Avinash Kaushik - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #549 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Let's start this new year off right, shall we? He's He's back! Google 's Digital Marketing Evangelist, bestselling author ( Web Analytics - An Hour A Day and Web Analytics 2.0 ), powerful blogger ( Occam's Razor ), friend and marketing big brain, Avinash Kaushik. Enjoy the conversation. . advertising podcast. analytics. audio. avinash kaushik. big data.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
    [Blog] Why Personal Branding Is Like A Viral Video. And Why It Shouldn't Be
    Just after Peters' brought this idea forward, the nascent world of social media would begin to take hold (blogging or online personal journals would start gaining traction with the platform Blogger ). Imagine how different Tom's thinking would have been if blogging, online social networks, podcasting, YouTube , and the smartphone were around back then. blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. "Personal Brand". talk about a saying that has become so polarizing. The year was 1997. brand.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
    [Blog] 4 Questions You Haven’t Asked About Your Marketing Program
    Side note:  There’s that fear rearing its ugly head already, and we’re not even two paragraphs into this blog post. I am a firm believer that we make our worst decisions when we make them out of fear and lack of transparency–personally, professionally, and organizationally. As marketers, we often don’t ask uncomfortable questions of ourselves because we don’t want uncomfortable answers that will force uncomfortable actions, moving us away from what we’re used to and maybe even putting more work on our plates. Go stream-of-consciousness here. Go crazy.
  • MELTWATER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
    [Blog] Crawl with Analytics Before Running with Artificial Intelligence
    As we head into 2017, artificial intelligence (AI) is an emerging technology trend that is… Read More.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
    [Blog] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    And what better side hustle to have than a blog?! Go forth and blog well! The post Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately? Pro Blogging NewsHello and welcome to the first Reading Roundup of 2017! May this be the year we make the breakthroughs we want, understand the things we haven’t yet, and have more fun than ever. Let these readings be your guide! The Top 9 Social Media Strategists to Watch In 2017 | Entrepreneur. love these picks because they’re so diverse. How to Fix Internal Server Error in WordPress | Web Hosting Secret Revealed.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
    [Blog] The Big Question: Your 2017 Professional Development Goals
    Social Media The Big Question 30-day communications challenge berrak sarikaya erika heald howie goldfarb kristy cartier maris callahan memorable skills modern blogging masterclass paula kiger PESO model pocket slack community smarter goalsThe inaugural The Big Question from Spin Sucks is here. We asked your professional development goals for 2017 and here are the responses. The post The Big Question: Your 2017 Professional Development Goals appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Thank You…and Happy Holidays from Spin Sucks!
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] Entrepreneurs: Find Your Purpose with 16 Questions
    While I do see great potential here, I first want to be sure that it’s a topic that interests you. I’ve committed myself to writing four extra blog posts — one per week — on the topic of entrepreneurship during the month of January, leading up to my free webinar on the topic on February 6. [NOTE: This is the second in a series of posts exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. As a result, I didn’t have a plan.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #343
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Dronestagram. "I learned about this social network for drone photos via  The Washington Post. As cheap footage from anywhere becomes ubiquitous, we'll see the world in new ways (and have fewer secrets to hide)." Alistair for Hugh). Talk about a frenetic way to see a city. Alistair for Mitch).
  • MELTWATER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] 40 Essential Social Media Marketing Statistics for 2017
    As we start a new year, here is a look back at the world of… Read More.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] How Brands Can Overcome the Biggest Influencer Marketing Challenges
    BlueSmart mia partnered with popular mommy blogger, Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog , for a sponsored post to raise awareness about their new technology. You’re familiar with influencer marketing. You already know the benefits it can offer your business. Now you want to launch your very own influencer marketing campaign, but you want to make sure you’re doing it right. . Measuring Your Digital Brand Impact Download. As Denis Waitley said, “Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.” Challenge #1: Measuring Influencer Marketing ROI. Solution. Solution. Engagement.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] 7 Steps To Define Your Content Center Of Excellence
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. "You're that social media guy, right?". I get that. The branding guy. The marketing guy. The tech guy. The media guy. The writer guy. The business book guy. The speaking guy. Depending on how people interface with me (and my content), my branding may vary. I may not love all of those titles, but it's a great insight into both how the world sees me (thanks for that, Sally Hogshead ) and how they connect with the work that I do. Why do this? Focus. Step #2: The Format. audio.
  • MELTWATER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] Social Sidekick 1/28-2/4: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events
    Fitting that February is National Candy Month, as it's both short and sweet. But between… Read More.
  • RAZOR SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Blog] How to Keep up With Marketing Technology Changes
    Scott Brinker – Scott blogs over at his site Chiefmartech and helps figure out the overall landscape for marketing tech.  He also runs the Martech conference. Note:  Feedly is a great tool for tracking blogs, and you can create a category for marketing tech influencers you want to follow. 3. For anyone who is in marketing today, one of the biggest professional fears is falling behind the technological curve. And this fear is not ungrounded. When I first started in marketing through this site, I was uncomfortable being called a marketer. The Exploding MarTech Landscape.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] [Webinar Replay] #GetSocialSmart: Social Media Strategy in 2017
    Blog getsocialsmart real estate real estate broker real estate broker training social media coaching social media strategy 2017 social media training for real estateThanks to everyone who joined us today for our brand-new webinar, #GetSocialSmart: Social Media Strategy in 2017. If you were unable to join us live, here is the replay: In this webinar we covered 10 steps toward crushing your social media strategy in 2017. Here’s what we talked about: Step 1: Evaluate what worked and did not work. Step 2: Eliminate what you don’t enjoy or didn’t see ROI in.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] Quality And Speed Don't Have To Collide
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. "Those are all great ideas, but we need something in market fast.". It's the toughest part of the conversation, when you're in the marketing agency business. It's not a question of quality ideas over time, it's the erosion of the relationship and the business opportunity that this one sentence fosters. Candidly, when lines like this start being thrown around in conversations, it is the beginning of the end. And, how it affects the quality of the work is only the beginning.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] Twitter Dashboard to Shutter Feb. 3
    When Dashboard was introduced in June, product and engineering manager Noah Pepper wrote in a blog post : Easily engage with your audience: Create a custom feed to find out what’s being said about your business. Twitter is pulling the plug on Twitter Dashboard , the iOS and desktop application it launched last June to help businesses better connect with users. The social network announced in a series of tweets (embedded below) that Dashboard will be shuttered Feb. 3, adding that it hopes to incorporate some of the app’s features elsewhere within its ecosystem.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide
    On the subject of multiple Instant Articles, product manager Josh Roberts  offered more details in a Facebook Media blog post : Starting Jan. You can read about these and other updates on our Media blog here. Facebook provided more details on new features for Facebook Live in a Facebook Media blog post : We are rolling out the ability to go Live on Facebook via a web browser  to pages. Facebook’s efforts to bolster its relationships with media and news organizations and journalists  continued with Wednesday’s introduction of the Facebook Journalism Project. and James L.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode Two: How to Find Ideas to Post to Social Media
    Blog content marketing content plan content training social media for real estate social media strategy social media video training video training youtubeThis week’s episode covers how to think of ideas to post to Facebook, to Twitter, to Instagram, to Snapchat, to Periscope, to Live Video, to all the different places that we could post content to. I’m sharing a couple of my biggest tips (hint, it’s easier than you think!). Here are the two big tips I share in the video: 1. It becomes a source of great content. 2. That’s a huge question. What do you think?
  • MELTWATER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] For Leaders: Your Step-by-Step 2017 Analytics Plan
    Acing analytics is not optional anymore. Managing by the numbers, more.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] Are You Seizing the Power of Social Media Attribution?
    Barry: I read a post on your blog about tracking social media KPIs where you wrote, “One of the reasons some B2B marketers are resistant to using social media is the difficulty in measuring social media ROI.”. Let’s say we’re doing this interview, and it’s going to be published on a blog. I’m sure my marketing team is going promote it on the Oktopost Twitter account, our LinkedIn company page, and Facebook page. So let’s assume a prospect clicks on my tweet, gets to your blog post, and reads about social media attribution. But are they seizing their full power? Hardly.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Blog] 8 Reasons You’re Losing Money On Your Blog
    You spend hours and hours of time each week on your blog, but at the end of the month, there’s nothing to show for it in your bank account. In fact, after you add up all of the expenses associated with maintaining your blog, you’ve actually lost some money. While you need to be interested in the blog niche you choose, personal affinities play a minor role in blog profitability. Ultimately, it’s the readers of your blog who determine whether or not you’re successful. Your Blog Isn’t a Priority. You have to think about your blog like an investment.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] You Should Be Listening to Your Customers Like You Listen to Your Friends
    Don’t busy yourself so much with your owned content (what your brand has to say) that you miss out on what your audience is saying and feeling on social, forums, and blogs. Listening to your friends comes naturally. You want to hear what they have to say, and it’s easy: they’re sitting across the table from you at brunch, or you’re texting up a storm, back and forth. Because you are involved in this seamless interchange of information, and listening intently, you know as much about many of your friends as you do about yourself. Build Your Empathy. Prioritization.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] Clemson’s National Championship-Winning Touchdown Rocks Twitter
    Twitter also shared some of the best tweets related to the game, as well as a Twitter Moment , in a blog post : Tide Rolled, 35-31. Clemson University  defeated the University of Alabama  Monday night to win college football’s National Championship , and not surprisingly, the game-winning touchdown was the biggest moment on Twitter. The three top moments during Monday night’s game, in terms of tweets per minute, were: DeShaun Watson throws a touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow with one second remaining to give Clemson a 35-31 lead over Alabama. Mike Williams. Renfrow. Hurts. Howard. ALLIN.
  • PEG FITZPATRICK  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] How to Unlock the Key to Instagram Engagement
    Blog Posts Instagram Social Media how to grow on Instagram how to use instagram instagram engagement Instagram tools Tailwind for InstagramThe key to Instagram engagement is TIME. Visual storytelling and conversation starting combined with the right mix of when to post and what to post creates Instagram gold. T – Time. Are you posting at the right time? Are you giving Instagram enough time to make a difference? I – Intent. Time to stop your random acts of posting on the Gram. Being intentional with your photos, concepts, and descriptions is crucial. M – Management.
  • MELTWATER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] Best 3 UX Lessons and Trends of 2016 + 1 Bonus
    As digital marketing becomes more ubiquitous, it’s important to understand the ways people interact with… Read More.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] Help Us Promote Community Manager Appreciation Day January 23
    Here is the promo kit , chock full of sample Tweets, Facebook posts, and a longer form blog post that you can use to help us get the word out. Can you help us promote Community Manager Appreciation Day? Would you please share this with any other community managers (and friends of CM’s) that you know? Ben Martin, KiKi L’Italien, Maggie McGary, Susan Cato and I have teamed up to manage the event this year, and whooo boy do we have some awesome stuff in the works! We’re introducing a new tradition: The CMAD Cheers! Please RSVP for CMAD on Facebook. photo credit ).
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] How to Promote Your YouTube Channel Like a Pro
    Whether you’re writing a blog post or creating a video, start by getting to know your audience and what type of content they want to see from you. Embed Videos in Your Blog Posts. If you blog, look for opportunities to embed your videos within the posts. This is particularly helpful if your blog gets a good amount of traffic. Then embed the videos within the blog post. This will get people that read your blog to check out your YouTube channel. Video marketing has exploded tremendously over the past few years. Not sure where to start? Facebook.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. What makes a product or service really work? For years, you could only text message someone who was on the same carrier. For years, there were MP3 players that required a whole bunch of hardware and multiple software solutions to make everything work. Currently, if you want to see the true Internet of Things in action (home automation, etc.) it takes many different kinds of hardwares, softwares and hacks to pull it all together. Which big platform will win? It's not. alexa.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] How Goal Setting Increases Your Productivity
    Back in 2013 the founder of this blog, Darren Rowse,  tweeted a question asking Problogger followers to share the biggest challenge that they face as a blogger. It was time, or more specifically: finding time to blog or having enough time to blog. I am sure Darren could ask this question again in 2017 and he would gain a similar response. Do a quick search for “time management tips for bloggers” and you could spend days reading about tips on how to get more done in your blogging day. By ProBlogger Expert Nicole Avery of Planning With Kids. You guessed it!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year
    If you’re one of the millions of people thinking about starting a blog this year, well you’ve come to the right place! People start blogs for so many different reasons (and often continue them for others entirely!). We each get a little something different out of blogging, on top of the benefits that are communal to us all. Our motivations and rewards are often more than the sum of our blog parts on paper – it can lead to so many brilliant new opportunities, friends, and fulfilment. Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year. Start a Blog
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] A More Elegant Question About The Future Of Retail
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. 2017 is starting out with some ugly news on the retail front. Admittedly, it was a strange moment for me. On the one hand, there were many disturbing pieces of news on the retail front, about department store giants Sears and Macy's. I'm no fan of the " Market Of One ", but it was hard to not be perplexed by these two divergent experiences that were happening at the same time. . Macy's is closing 100 stores - here's where they will likely shut down. will wait for you. Period.
  • MELTWATER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] CES 2017 Product Launches: What Did Social Media Have to Say? [Infographic]
    If CES2017 this past week has taught us anything, it’s that we want our homes… Read More.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] Where it Goes: The Story of Your Content
    Let’s talk about this blog post. Whether this blog post is the best or worst performing piece of content from Simply Measured this quarter, the follow-up questions are the same: “Why did it perform the way it did? Maybe this will end up being a good blog post after all. The Northern California coast is a beautiful place. Setting course from our home in Sacramento, my wife and I made the two hour drive to the Highway 1 junction just north of San Francisco. once told her my dream home would be a small farm on the beach. Could it be? We had to stop. Hooray! It goes to social.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] How to Use Facebook Advertising to Grow Your Brand or Business – Mari Smith [SSM023]
    The Complete, Always-Updated Guide to Facebook Advertising – Buffer Blog. Did you know that more than 30 billion pieces of content are shared on Facebook every single month? That’s a lot of content! As marketers and brands, we sure have our work cut out for us in terms of getting our content in front of potential customers. Even the best of the best pages are only organically reaching around  2% – 8%  of their total Page’s audience base! That’s where the power of Facebook Advertising comes into play. This episode is available on: iTunes. Google Play.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Meryl Streep, La La Land Rule Facebook, Twitter
    Twitter senior talent and lifestyle partnerships manager Kate Bowen also shared the tweets below of celebrities getting ready for the Golden Globes in a blog post : all the necessities for #GoldenGlobes #ERedCarpet prep right now pic.twitter.com/wyVq9fuW5p. Meryl Streep ’s acceptance speech after being presented with the Cecil B. DeMille Award  was the most-talked-about moment on Facebook and Twitter during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards  Sunday night. The 10 most-talked-about moments on Facebook (videos embedded below) during the event were: Streep’s acceptance speech. Cecil B.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] Out With the Old and In With the New | Social You Should Know
    In case you missed it, we did a blog post last week sharing a few  social networks and features that died in 2016. It’s officially 2017, and with the new year comes new news. MacStories says out with the oldish while Forbes’ millennial trends say in with the newish. All All this and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. MacStories Tells Google’s AMP to Beat It. Whether they were just jumping the gun or being a trendsetter, 2017 started with MacStories cleaning house, so to speak.  It’ll be interesting to see if others follow suit. 2017 Social Media Trends for Millennials.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] PB175: How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business
    How to Start a Blog in 5 Easy Steps. As I said, my name is Darren Rowse and I’m the blogger behind problogger.com; a blog, a podcast that you’re listening to now, an event, a job board, and series of ebooks all designed to help you as a blogger to grow your audience. And if you haven’t started a blog, to start a blog too and to make money from that blog. It’s a story of regret and a story that I hope might move you into taking some more action in your blog and your business. Related Stories PB122: Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Blog] PB175: How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business
    How to Start a Blog in 5 Easy Steps. As I said, my name is Darren Rowse and I’m the blogger behind problogger.com; a blog, a podcast that you’re listening to now, an event, a job board, and series of ebooks all designed to help you as a blogger to grow your audience. And if you haven’t started a blog, to start a blog too and to make money from that blog. It’s a story of regret and a story that I hope might move you into taking some more action in your blog and your business. Related Stories PB122: Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
    [Blog] The Complete Guide to Getting Started with Facebook Ads
    Matthew Kammerer shared an overview of social media advertising in a guest post at the Buffer blog, including the following chart of helpful Facebook benchmarks. Understanding how to leverage Facebook Ads is becoming a staple part of almost every social media strategy. And if you want to  get your posts seen on Facebook , it’s becoming more and more likely that you’ll have to pay for reach with Facebook Ads. Paid advertising on Facebook seems to be one of the most immediate ways to impact the reach of your content. Though it’s not without its questions. How well does it work?
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
    [Blog] 5 Amazing Benefits of Using Video Content for Sales
    Status updates, tweets and blog posts tend to receive more likes and shares when they contain video. Blog Content Marketing Social Selling StrategiesWhether you are in sales or marketing, it is absolutely important to spread your reach as wide as humanly possible. This requires a little thinking outside of the box on your behalf. It is no secret that the Internet can provide you with a wealth of advertising opportunities, but it is essential to remember that some may be more effective than others. This is especially true when it comes to sales and marketing. The best part?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
    [Blog] Beyond Advertising With Catharine Hays - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #548 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. What comes after advertising? Is there anything after advertising? How will a $500-plus billion dollar a year industry evolve? This is the question that Catharine Hays (along with her co-author, Jerry Wind ) tried to tackle in their book, Beyond Advertising - Creating Value Through All Customer Touchpoints. So, is there a future beyond advertising? audio.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
    [Blog] Community Discussion: What are Your Goals for 2017?
    To that end, I have been ruminating over the things I want to do this year, blog-wise. If this is something you do (or want to start doing), you can find my never-fail goal-setting advice and template here , and Darren and I discuss goal-setting on the ProBlogger podcast here. I’m very nosy, though, and terribly interested in blog goals, so I’d love to hear if you have any and what they are for this year? Extra help: PB135: How To Grow Your Blog’s Traffic And Income By Setting Goals. How to Set Blog-Changing Goals for the New Year. Ahhh can you feel that?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017
    [Blog] Find Your Brand's Content Marketing Groove
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. You have to know who your content resonates with. When you know this, you need to burrow deep and keep delivering. This is why content marketing will continue to struggle for brands. Brands are being sold a false bill of goods. Brands believe that the more content they produce, the more people that it will connect with. and it will grow from there. Now, it's all about how many likes, shares and new eyeballs this stuff gets. The paradox of growth. . Does that hurt my feelings?
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017
    [Blog] Ex-NBC News, CNN Anchor Campbell Brown to Lead Facebook News Partnership Team
    Chris Ariens of SocialTimes sister blog TVNewser  reported that Brown will leave her editorial role with education-focused digital news organization The 74 , but she will remain on its board. Facebook tapped a television journalism veteran to head its news partnerships team: former NBC News  and CNN  anchor Campbell Brown. Facebook executives shared similar points with Jim Rutenberg of The New York Times , saying Brown will not serve as an editor in chief of sorts and would not be involved in content decisions. Brown said in her Facebook post: I have some exciting news to share.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017
    [Blog] Start With a Bang – Things You can Do to Set Yourself up For Your Best Year of Blogging Yet!
    There’s nothing like the dawn of a new year to get the adrenaline pumping, the motivation at DEFCON level, and the desire to do everything right like a new year’s resolution on steroids when it comes to our blogs. like to do somewhat of a spring clean of my blog at the beginning of the year, while I’ve got a bit of time over the holiday break, and also while I’m in the mood. How will my blog help me accomplish that? Where do I want my blog to go? See what your heart desires for you and your blog. What you want your blog to achieve.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Blog] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode One: A Special Announcement
    We are so excited because in 2017 we’re going to do something a little bit new. A lot of you know that we have been creating blog content for years, and we will continue to write and create blog content because a lot of you like to read content. My quick tip for you in episode one is whatever you want to do this year in 2017 with your social media strategy, whether it’s advertising, content creation, live video, blogging, whatever it is – start now. Got that? Tweet that one out. Don’t suffer from analysis paralysis. Start with where you are at.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #342
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Future List - The Information. Jessica Lessin 's The Information may become the gift I give myself this holiday season. They've worked out the fine balance between private analyst firm and shareable newsletter. Good in part because of its criteria and visualization." Alistair for Hugh).
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Blog] The Medium Is/Is Not The Message
    Now, it's close to 20 years later and blogging is nothing more than publishing.  . The unique qualifiers that made something a blog post over an article is gone. Blogs used to be different because they were personalized (like an online journal), on a blog platform, RSS feeds, comments, etc. Now, there is nothing that distinguishes a blog post from an article these days. It became clear that posts on Medium got more traction, attention, readership and reaction than the articles posted on a standalone blog (like Six Pixels of Separation). blog platform.
  • MELTWATER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Blog] 4 Brands Getting Content Marketing Right
    The majority of marketers have made content marketing a pillar of their marketing strategies, and… Read More.
  • MELTWATER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Blog] Social Sidekick 1/22-1/28
    Ready to Marie Kondo your content calendar? In the spirit of Get Organized Month, we're… Read More.
  • PAM MOORE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] Social Media Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand
    It’s no wonder the marketers and business leaders new to the social world have expectations of instant results, it’s what the “gurus” have been promising them across blog posts, podcasts, live videos and the list goes on. You can’t build a blog, launch a Facebook profile, post beautiful photos on your Instagram page and call it a day. They launch the blog. Well, I have produced more than 225 podcasts on this topic you can listen to and more than 600+ blog posts on this blog site you are reading right now. The invest in the brand.
  • JON LOOMER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] From Nothing
    usually write about Facebook ads. I’ll continue to publish blog posts about Facebook ads on Fridays. But “coming from where I started” — or, from nothing — is precisely why I’m writing this blog post. I don’t believe my path to “here” was ordinary. started blogging because I actually enjoyed writing. If you can’t write, you shouldn’t start a blog. Blogging strategies. No job. No money. No experience. No confidence. In late August of 2011, I started a business from nothing. Maybe. respect time.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] What Content Marketing Is Missing Without Social Data
    By knowing which social channels you are strongest on and which specific pieces of content–whether those be product pages, blog posts, or landing pages–perform best on each social network, you’ll have more context for what you’re building. Does your content marketing team use social data in its strategy, planning, and optimization efforts? Probably not, and, I don’t want to be rude here, but even if your content marketing team does  use social data, it’s probably not using it effectively. Budget Planning 2017 for Digital Marketers Download.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] Facebook Live Sets Records on New Year’s Eve
    The social network wrote in a Facebook Media blog post : Since rolling out Facebook Live , we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key cultural moments. Facebook announced that use of its Facebook Live  livestreaming feature reached record levels on New Year’s Eve. Facebook Live has created new opportunities for instantaneous engagement that culminated in peak broadcasts this past week. On New Year’s Eve, millions of people around the world used Facebook Live to broadcast their celebrations.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] Smarts Brands Will Create Their Own Digital Products And Services
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Marketing is so much more than advertising. One of the bigger ideas (and evolutions) in marketing that I covered in my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete (which was published in 2013), was the idea of utilitarianism marketing. The fact is that marketing dollars don't have to (only) go to advertising. Now - because of digital - all brands have the ability to develop and create real and functional tools for their consumers. Yes, these can be apps. The original thought.
  • MELTWATER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] 5 PR and Social Media Resolutions for 2017
    The New Year brings excitement, promise and a new opportunity to sharpen your public relations,… Read More.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. I recently created a Twitter list all about President-elect Donald Trump. The list comprises three accounts: Trump himself who writes about everything under the sun, The Washington Post fact-checking team that provides true/false accuracy, and an anonymous third-party that provides humorous spin. Here’s an example of the three in action: The "Intelligence" briefing on so-called "Russian hacking" was delayed until Friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. Very strange! — Donald J. Learn more: https://t.co/F2tW2gFsTS
  • PEG FITZPATRICK  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] How to Make Your Pinterest Pins Look Like a Million Bucks
    If your social traffic is slowing or you just want to add solid referral traffic to your blog, Pinterest is here for you! Many blogs haven’t even added a Pin it button yet so the next step is to go to my Chrome extension or Tailwind extension buttons to pin the article for later. You need to make your blog content socially shareable. Bonus reading:  How to build a Pin it button for your blog. While this size might not be optimal for your blog, you can create a pin on Pinterest with your custom graphic and embed your pin into your blog post.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] New Year Reboot: Make This Your Most Productive Year Yet
    If you’re thinking of starting a blog, levelling up on your blog, or are looking to take your blog in a new direction, we are deep-diving into our content archives this week for the best posts to help you do just that. Nothing stops a blog faster than running out of time to create and market it, but if we take a look at our working style (and *ahem* bad habits ), we can easily see where we can cut out what isn’t working and how we can make good habits as automatic as brushing our teeth. . 2017 is your year! How many posts am I really doing each week?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Blog] Professional Development: Fill Your Modern PR Gaps in 2017
    entrepreneur Professional Development 30-day communications challenge accountability mastermind group membership site modern pr online courses slack community spin sucks pro subscriber-only content the modern blogging masterclassIt's a new year and everyone's brains are refreshed and ready to kick butt. You have big plans, but have you considered your own professional development? Gini Dietrich has some ways you can fill your modern PR gaps. The post Professional Development: Fill Your Modern PR Gaps in 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Blog] How to Convert Blog Visitors to Social Media Followers
    It’s obvious that when you have more social media followers it will automatically result in more blog traffic as more people will reshare your posts and click on the links you share. Do you want to drive more blog traffic with social media? Would you like to convert blog visitors to social media followers? Having more social media followers will also make your blog appear more credible and improve SEO as the number of social media shares contribute to Google’s ranking algorithm. Let’s look at ways to convert blog visitors into social media followers….
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Blog] Programmatic Advertising Creative. Winter Is Coming.
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Software eats the world. Statements like that are all fine and dandy, until they start hitting a little too close to home. Software is knowing on the door of the advertising world, and many are none-too happy about it. Yes, you read that right: programmatic creative. Instead of having teams of smart creative types develop the best creative possible for a brand campaign, let's allow the computers to figure out the message, how to personalize it and deliver it to the consumer.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Blog] WhatsApp Ceases Support for Older Operating Systems
    WhatsApp announced these steps  in a blog post last February , writing at the time: When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people’s use of mobile devices looked very different from today. WhatsApp  users on devices with older operating systems were on the receiving end of a New Year’s Eve surprise. Manish Singh  of Mashable  reported that the Facebook-owned messaging application no longer supports: Android 2.2 Froyo or older versions of Android. iOS 6 or older. Windows Phone 7 or earlier. Nokia S40. Nokia Symbian S60. The Apple iTunes App Store was only a few months old.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Blog] Delurk and Add a Comment in 2017
    Beginning in 2009 and several more times over the years, I invited my blog readers to delurk and add a comment. Debra arrived at my blog from someone else’s link. In my first blog post of 2017, can I interest you in joining them? Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Liz introduced herself. Warren thanked me for sharing a link. Bill shared a link. Jeff commented for the first time. Some people asked me questions. Others asked each other questions. Most just wrote hi. Thanks for reading. Comments I delurked! Is there a prize?
  • MELTWATER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Blog] When to Use Sponsored Content
    Sponsored content is a hot topic right now. How does a savvy PR pro know… Read More.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Blog] New Year Reboot: Advanced Techniques for Making Money on Your Blog
    If you’re thinking of starting a blog, levelling up on your blog, or are looking to take your blog in a new direction, we are deep-diving into our content archives this week for the best posts to help you do just that. Making money on your blog is the goal for many ProBlogger readers, and as we’ve learned over the years, there isn’t only one way of doing it. Feel free to check out our Make Money Blogging portal for more ideas to suit your blog. You can make money from your blog. Blogging for Dollars2017 is your year!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
    [Blog] My 3 Words For 2017
    I'm going to go back to the days when I first started writing this blog (2003). I am going to focus on using my words and my audio work ( podcasting ) to connect more with you. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017. What's your plan? It's the second day of the new year, and you are already stressing out. aren't you? Maybe I'm just projecting). You've set up your resolutions. You've got your goals in place. Only three words? It's a bit like turbo-charged goal planning.".
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA HAT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
    [Blog] The Top 10 Blog Posts from The Social Media Hat in 2016
    Out of over 80 articles published in 2016 about social media, blogging and email marketing, these 10 posts received the most attention and traffic. Make sure you've seen them
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
    [Blog] New Year Reboot: Make More Time to Write
    If you’re thinking of starting a blog, levelling up on your blog, or are looking to take your blog in a new direction, we are deep-diving into our content archives this week for the best posts to help you do just that. We have to make time to create the best content we can on our blogs. Here’s how to turn things around, in six straightforward steps: Step #1: Come Up With a Bunch of Ideas for Your Blog. Since you’re reading ProBlogger, it’s a pretty safe bet that you have a blog (or you’re about to start one). 2017 is your year! Sound familiar?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
    [Blog] PB174: An Alternate New Year’s Resolution That Will Transform Your Blogging for 2017
    An Alternate Resolution to Transform Your Blogging in 2017  . In today’s lesson I want to talk about New Year’s Resolutions and Goals and want to suggest setting a goal that I think will help to set your blogging up for a great year of blogging. So if you’re looking at the new year and are wondering how to make it the best year ever for your blog – this episode is for you! Further Resources on An Alternate New Year’s Resolution That Will Transform Your Blogging for 2017. How to Set Blog Changing Goals for the New Year. Full Transcript.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
    [Blog] PB174: An Alternate New Year’s Resolution That Will Transform Your Blogging for 2017
    An Alternate Resolution to Transform Your Blogging in 2017  . In today’s lesson I want to talk about New Year’s Resolutions and Goals and want to suggest setting a goal that I think will help to set your blogging up for a great year of blogging. So if you’re looking at the new year and are wondering how to make it the best year ever for your blog – this episode is for you! Further Resources on An Alternate New Year’s Resolution That Will Transform Your Blogging for 2017. How to Set Blog Changing Goals for the New Year. Full Transcript.
  • MELTWATER  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
    [Blog] Best 10 Web Design Trends of 2016
    Design is constantly changing, succinctly captured in Heidi Klum's Project Runway catchphrase: "One day you're… Read More.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
    [Blog] Fresh Business Thinking With Seth Godin - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #547 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Well, that was a pretty insane 2016, wasn't it? And, not just from a political standpoint (but, yes, that too). Seth just published a monster of a book. Yes, big ideas (that's what he does), but this time he packed it into an even bigger format. The book is hefty. What Does It Sound Like When You Change Your Mind is a huge collection of Seth's writing.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2016
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #341
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Coal Is Dying - Coal Country Doesn't Have To: Creating The Post-Coal Economy In Appalachia - Fast Company. "We need more reporting like this. good, long, personal read into the heartbreaking circumstances in the Rural East." Alistair for Hugh). Alistair for Mitch). Hugh for Alistair). amazon.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2016
    [Blog] 4 Easy Infographic Template Tools for Stunning Infographics
    Since 2012 we have created many infographics for blog posts on my Socially Sorted blog, as well as for guest posts, and for clients. Many have attracted tens of thousands of shares like this one on Amy Porterfield’s blog. Or this one for Razor Social.  Or this one on my blog. That’s tens of thousands of shares and 100s of re-blogs on other sites. Their infographics are not super long, which is great as they share easily on blogs, Facbebook, Twitter, as well as Pinterest of course. Blogging Pinterest Visual Content Infographic visual conten
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2016
    [Blog] When Technology Knows More Than You
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. What really gets you excited about technology? Personally, it's one simple (yet complex) thing: technology blows my mind when it knows (and does) more than a human ever could. Maybe this is why stuff like YouTube , Twitter , etc. never really blew me away. Streaming videos online or following people in 120 characters or less. not exactly stuff we didn't see/imagine before. Not exactly transformative technology. That's the promise of Big Data. but that's not all. Not anymore.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2016
    [Blog] Your Epic End-of-Year Blog Audit Checklist: Where You’ve Been and Where You’re Headed!
    There’s not a single day left of 2016 to blog on! The best way to look over all you’ve done and gather your thoughts about where you’d rather be next year is to go through your blog and social media and audit your performance. Last year’s audit checklist was so popular I thought I’d update it for this year and send you off on your merry way with a drink and a pen to revel in your year of blogging. How to Do an End-of-2016 Blog Audit. Overall, and for each category of your blog? What search terms got the most people to your blog?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Blog] If Your Agency Is Not Consulting, Then What Is It Doing?
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. For marketing agencies to survive, they must start looking more like the consultants. This is one of the bigger themes that seems to be cropping up lately in the marketing industry. It's happening for a bunch of reasons. There is a large push from brands to develop in-house marketing capabilities. This is not only a smart move, but a strategic one as well. For years, marketing was seen not as a profit centre, but an expense. Agencies have always been consultants. agency.
  • MELTWATER  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Blog] 3 Inspiring B2B Social Media Campaigns
    B2B companies often feel handicapped in their efforts to market on social media. Typically, they… Read More.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Blog] Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016
    Facebook also highlighted its Voyager transponder , saying in a blog post that it was built on the data-center  technology it used for its Wedge  100 top-of-rack switch, and it was able to transmit Ethernet traffic at 200 gigabits per second over a single wavelength. Messenger  was also a frequent topic during Facebook’s hackathons, and the social network said in its blog post: Hackathons often aren’t long enough to create something completely from scratch. With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons  it hosted.
  • MELTWATER  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Blog] Social Sidekick 1/15-1/22: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events
    Congratulations! You've made it to the first long weekend of 2017. Honor the legacy of… Read More.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Blog] Popular Social Media Topics of 2016
    But as the year comes to a close, we wanted to look back at some of our most frequented blog posts to see what people were really, really interested in this year. The great debate made its way to social media with this blog post from our Director of Analytics. 2016 has been a very eventful year, especially in the world of social media marketing. Networks died, new features were rolled out and our own agency went through an exciting leadership change. January. How “Making a Murderer” Made its Mark Through Social Media , by Jessica Hammerstein. February. March. April.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Blog] Instagram Engagement Rates Will Drop If You Keep Doing This
    When you have a new product, blog post, or landing page to promote, pop your link in your bio and create posts with a call to action to click on the link in your bio (or profile if that’s your preferred term). As Instagram becomes more popular, cutting through the noise as a business and getting in front of your ideal customer can become a little harder to achieve. In this post we’ll go over some habits to drop if you want to increase Instagram engagement rates for your brand or business. Posting Inconsistently. Social media marketing is a commitment! Not Adding Hashtags.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2016
    [Blog] 7 Tips to Rock Your Social Media Strategy in 2017
    Instead of just creating a blog post or video and sharing it to social media – think about how you can slice and dice your content to re-purpose it. For example, if you have one blog post, you could: Create 3-5 Instagram graphics about that one post and share those graphics over the course of 1-2 weeks. Post a link to your blog post on your Facebook Business Page and then re-post it again 7 days later, 30 days later and 6 months later. Create a Facebook Live, Instagram Live or Periscope about your blog post  with a call to action at the end to read your post.
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