[Blog] Plan on Being More Social About Your Honeymoon
    You can create a honeymoon page on Facebook, start a honeymoon planning #hashtag on Twitter, or even create your own honeymoon blog and share it on any number of social sites. Planning the perfect honeymoon can take a lot of time and effort, especially if you’re looking for a budget-friendly getaway. Fortunately, social media can help you put together an unforgettable honeymoon. With romantic research in mind, here are a few tips for using social media to plan your honeymoon: Ask Friends and Family for Suggestions. This will help fuel the conversation and result in more responses.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Blog] Your Streaming Live Brand
    Your blog post, your podcast, your Twitter feed, whatever. advertising blog brand brandnarrative brandstrategy businessbook comicbook ctrlaltdelete daredevil digitalcontent digitaltumbleweed earlyadopter earnedmedia facebook livestreaming marketing media mediaconsumption medialandscape meerkat netflix ondemand partnershipmarketing periscope podcast productplacement smartphone sponsorship streaming streamingbrand streamingvideo sxsw targetaudience timespent twitter twitterfeed videocontent virtualcrickets It's a race to see which brands will be first on Periscope (or Meerkat ).
    [Blog] What the Best Bloggers Do Right
    million blog posts were written today. Being regular and keeping that blog fresh is one thing that nearly every successful blogger did. Invest time in blogging often, as that’s the only way regular readers will have an incentive to keep coming back to get their fresh fix of your awesome writing. Take Richard Branson’s personal blog for example. If you want people to read your blog, you need to first tell them that it exists, and then, where to find it. Invite them to write for your blog, and promote it among your audience to instantly grow your numbers.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Blog] Who’s calling the shots in your biz?
    Did you read my recent blog about being a giver and guaranteeing your clients’ satisfaction ? It’s all about going that little bit further to put a smile on your clients’ faces. But what about you and your satisfaction? We begin our start up businesses with such excitement. We want to please, to succeed and to grasp every possible opportunity that passes with our eager little hands. But eventually we are presented with a choice…. continue stuck on this path serving others at all costs. learn from each interaction. Many of my clients come to me when they are at this crossroads. Say no.
    [Blog] Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]
    A7: It’s the easy answer, but Google Analytics on your site or blog can show you the “Behavior Flow” of visitors. You know how much I love to talk about social PR , right? At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. Founder  Rosemary O’Neill , and Solo PR Pro Founder  Kellye Crane. Now,
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Blog] The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Betsy Decillis
    Where You Can Find Betsy Decillis Betsy owns her own business ( BAD Consulting ), where she blogs. She also blogs at Unlikely Girl , where she writes about being anti-girl, but really enjoying all of this girl stuff. By Gini Dietrich To know Betsy Decillis is to love her. She recently got married and then became an old lady, investing all of her time (and disposable income) in knitting. Case in point, this was her Facebook status the other night: Last night at knitting group, I was chatting with this 80something minister’s wife, and she mentioned something about Tupelo.
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Blog] Digital Marketing Trends you NEED to Know About
    The post Digital Marketing Trends you NEED to Know About appeared first on Devumi Blog. If there’s one thing you can count in when it comes to digital marketing trends it is change. The very nature of all things digital is that nothing is really permanent in the way that a book is permanent. Algorithms can be changed, ideas can fall out of favor – but you can go back and edit your website. Here are 7 quick digital marketing trends that you should be thinking about right now. Apply them to your current plans, and start building them into your future plans in advance! Good job.
    [Blog] Google Introduces Wireless Service Called Project Fi
    Wherever you’re connected to Wi-Fi — whether that’s at home, your favorite coffee shop or your Batcave — you can talk and text like you normally do,” wrote Nick Fox, Google’s vice president of communications products, in  a blog post. “If you leave an area of Wi-Fi coverage, your call will seamlessly transition from Wi-Fi to cell networks so your conversation doesn’t skip a beat.”. Since it’s hard to predict your data usage, you’ll get credit for the full value of your unused data,” according to the blog post. The New York Times – Now you can  Google  a phone call.
    [Blog] Marketing Doubleshot Podcast – Ep.6 – Brands Mixing with Social Causes & The Optimized Personal Digital Brand
    Blog Branding Content Marketing Digital Marketing Marketing Doubleshot Podcast Marketing Strategy Social Media Marketing brand branding content marketing digital marketing marketing marketing doubleshot marketing strategy social communications social media In this episode, Jonathan Barrick and Josh Muirhead discuss some of the latest news in social cause marketing, including Dove’s latest and greatest campaign, along with the dangers of not being prepared for what comes with social cause marketing. 7DdM-4siaQw. Chipotle’s social marketing -> www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUtnas5ScSE.
    [Blog] Referral Marketing for Professional Services Firms
    Websites, Google searches, social media, books, webinars, and blogs are the primary sources of knowledge and insight about a prospective firm’s expertise. By Sylvia Montgomery Professional services firms have long relied on referral marketing to demonstrate their value and get connected to prospective clients. But if you rely on your current clients for word-of-mouth referrals based on your work quality and responsive service, you are missing bigger opportunities. Diversify Your Referrals Strategy In today’s environment of the self-service buyer’s journey, information is ubiquitous.
    [Blog] The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog
    You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan. Succeeding at Monetizing Your Blog. Your destination is a blog that makes you money – you need to choose some routes that will get you there. Let’s face it – blogging is hard work, so don’t make it even harder by failing to create a clear path to reaching your goals. Sell your blog.
    [Blog] The 4 Best Influencer Marketing Studies of 2015 (So Far)
    I read influencer marketing blogs and newsletters every day. also love this infographic their agency put out: How Bloggers Want to Work With Brands” Key takeaways from this research: Understand the readers, not just the blog. Actually read the blog before pitching. A pet peeve is a PR person who reaches out with an irrelevant story or idea. 79% of mom bloggers accept advertising to monetize their blog. Implement a strategy that works on multiple platforms—most bloggers promote their blog on social media. Bloggers prefer personal relationships.
    [Blog] Put the groans away, Facebook’s algorithm change is good for you
    As I have noted a few times on this blog, Facebook has built a perfect fly trap and businesses need to adapt to the ecosystem, much like they do with Google. Every time that Facebook announces a change in their algorithm, like they did earlier this week , you hear a collective groan from the echo-chamber of the talking heads in the social media space. Facebook is killing organic reach,” “Facebook is Pay-to-Play,” or “Facebook hates business, except their money” – enough already Facebook is a business that has a great niche for both organic and paid traffic. Think you can do that?
    [Blog] Eight of the Worst News Release Mistakes
    If it does not fit his blog, he won’t cover it. By Gini Dietrich I am often asked if such-and-such is dead: PR, in general, media relations, or search engine optimization, to name a few. The news release always tops the list. As much as I would love for the news release to die, it’s still a very effective tool, when used correctly. As Mickie Kennedy from eReleases wrote earlier this week, Google has saved your news release. Gone are the days of keyword-stuffing to make certain you rank high in search results. Google now rewards beautiful prose again. Every time. But it works.
    [Blog] Why And How To Submit Your Small Budget Film To Search Engines - Social Media
    Organized information: Instead of you manually checking out various Blogs and Websites the results of search bars are organized. link] If you are looking out for receiving more people visiting your Site / Blog etc. Click Here: [link] More: [link] ​ I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional, Blog ​ Article Writing, OnLine Research And Also Help People With The Knowledge Of Internet To Earn Money Via The Online World HERE ARE COUPLE OF LINKS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE EARNING QUICK REFERENCE: 1. This is not restricted to just the well to do class. shared below.
    [Blog] How to Market with Mom Bloggers
    Social Media Case Studies audience segmentation blog strategy content marketing strategy influencer marketing mom blogging social media case study Image via BigStockPhoto.com By now everyone knows that moms have the most spending power out of every vertical of consumers. Therefore, brands of every genre are teaming up with mom bloggers and reporting awesome brand lift and campaign results. From fashion brands to food to travel, any brand that has moms as even some of their consumers has been at least dabbling with mom blogger partnerships. Don’t take on more than you can handle.
    [Blog] Are Your Employees Brand Ambassadors? Why Not?
    Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Marketing Trends Social Marketing Traditional Marketing B to B marketers b2b b2t blog brand branding btob chris ilcin content marketing customer service history internal marketing By Chris Ilcin, Account Superintendent at Sonnhalter. Photo Courtesy of Osborn. Do your employees know where your products are used? Do they know the applications the parts they make make possible? Are they aware of the history and critical nature of your company? To land new business, you’re always told to “Tell Your Story” well.  It’s just as important to tell it internally.
    [Blog] Connecting Your Business Blog with Your Readers (How-to)
    Does your business blog have the livelihood of a funeral? When you look around at your blog and analytics, what do you see? You have absolutely no evidence whatsoever that anyone even cares remotely about your blog. What’s going wrong with your business blog?! Blogging for business purposes is (still) relatively new. Neil Patel , a thought leader in the blogging and digital marketing verticals, runs in-depth tests to prove or disprove online marketing techniques. With They sink more money into their blog than you have for your entire marketing budget. 
    [Blog] How Do Cooks Overcome Cooking Block?
    Blog Coach Do cooks get cooking block? cook with a block should use it to chop, Some onions or veggies in a pan to fry. Olive oil on medium high heat; Soon it will be time to eat; All because skills and imagination were given a try. Just start chopping. Dancing block? If a dancer is having a tough time choreagraphing a routine, they overcome it with toes touching the floor. Prayer block? If a prayer warrior stutters at what to bring to God, I’m sure “thank you” is a great starting point. Writer’s block? But you’ll break through the block.
    [Blog] #ThinkBig: Logistics and Distribution Edition
    Blog FeaturedWe are happy to announce our third #ThinkBig event here at NowSourcing. This time we’re focussing on logistics and distribution. Louisville is a shipping hub, home to UPS’s international air headquarters. Have you ever thought about how much logistics bring to the local economy? This #ThinkBig we will be discussing what makes Louisville so special when it comes to shipping and how we can apply that to growing local businesses. With so much to offer, there’s not reason Louisville shouldn’t be pioneering the next big thing.
    [Blog] How to Build a Loyal Blog Community With the Power of Give
    One of the conversations that often arises when talking about blogs is community, and how to both grow and reward loyalty. Making sure your blog community knows you appreciate them helps in several ways – there’s two way respect between blogger and reader/subscriber/commenter, as well as opportunities for advocacy and blog growth through referral. One way to do this is to offer exclusive content to blog or newsletter subscribers – a free ebook or white paper, for example. Loving Your Blog Community. Blog Tips Insights Blog community
    [Blog] Social Skills Lead to Better Career Options
    board of inspiration and quotes that reflect you is a good idea, along with any links that show your talents and what you have done already. • Try Blogging. It’s easy enough to get a blog page up and running, try Word Press or Blogger. Once you’ve written your blogs, put them out onto your social media platforms, including LinkedIn and you never who they may get to. The career search can be stressful. In fact, it usually is. These days the search takes place beyond career fairs and resumes, you’ve got social media to help you. What social media to hit up?
    [Blog] Maximize Your Content Creation Commitment
    Most of us—even if we have a team backing us—can’t spend dozens of hours each week writing blog posts, engaging in witty real-time banter on Twitter, sharing insightful articles on LinkedIn, and building robust online communities. Then, he and his contractors cross-reference other social metrics—their Kred scores, Alexa rankings, how popular their blog is, how often they’re retweeted, how often they’re quoted or mentioned in Google search results, and more. Spending one hundred hours to create one blog post sounds like madness, but it’s a winning formula for Fidelman.
    [Blog] Quit Renting Your Audience in Social Media
    See that piece for several other good examples of repackaging blog posts into Slideshare presentations. Smart companies are now using leased social communities (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, et al) to drive participation in owned social communities. Owned, on-domain social communities offer more control, enhanced engagement and interaction capabilities, deeper customer insight opportunities, and reliable reach. Why did we move from owned social to leased social in the first place? The siren song of big numbers and “reach.” Please enjoy, and feel free to download this file.
    [Blog] Content Strategy Lessons from Lego: Everything is Awesome, Especially your Content
    This post originally appeared here on the Vanguard Technology blog. This could include blog posts, videos, infographics, social media, etc. ———— Everything is awesome. Everything is cool when you’re part of a team. Everything is awesome when we’re living our dream. My son was playing with his latest Lego set the other night and I had to do a double take (see the photo below): He was building a Lego set… from a movie about building Lego sets. (I think that’s the very definition of “ meta.”). One last bonus tip from Lego.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015
    [Blog] The Art of Persuasion, or PR, Cannot Be Automated
    Scalable Technology in PR That’s why, in February, I jotted down in my “blog ideas” notebook, “ Penn’s blog post on PR automation.” But that takes a human being to read the blog, figure out what makes sense for our readers, and craft a customized pitch. There certainly are agencies around the blog who have scaled human beings and their brains. Do you know how hard it is to scale a business that is reliant on people’s brains? In a product business, if you want more widgets, you just make them. That is all automated persuasion.
    [Blog] ProBlogger FAQ: How Often Should I Post?
    It doesn’t matter if you’ve just started or you’ve been posting for years – people change, algorithms change, and even your motivations for blogging change. In this post on How Many Posts Should a Blogger Post I go into detail about the pros and cons of daily blogging, which might help you make your decision. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Post frequency is a topic that comes up often among bloggers. No-one is immune from wondering if their schedule is working, or if tweaks can be made for more successful audience interaction. General
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [Blog] The Best of SocialBiz Hour #SbizHour
    For those of you that have not heard of the SocialBiz Hour, if you’re reading this blog then there is a good chance that you should start watching the back episodes and add it to your calendar. I had the great opportunity today to join Brian Fanzo and Rachel Miller on the SocialBiz Hour Hangout to talk about “who owns social selling ” I couldn’t keep up with the flood of activity on LinkedIn , Twitter and other social media and also stay engaged in the live discussion so I wanted to share some of my favorite tweets from the event. Powered by WP Bannerize.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [Blog] Why Your Website Might Lose its Google Rank
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Starting April 21, 2015, Google is penalizing any website from appearing in its search results if the website is not mobile responsive. This means if your website has small text, links too close together, or other elements that prevents Googlebot from reading it on a smartphone or other mobile device, you’re in trouble. live in northeast Massachusetts and I ran seven city websites through that tool. This is Beverly. This is Boston. This is Gloucester. This is Lawrence. This is Newburyport. This is Peabody. This is Salem.
    [Blog] Find All Of The LMA Conference Blog Posts Right Here
    I just got back from the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Annual Conference, and see the blog posts and summaries beginning to show up here and there. LMA Uncategorized Annual Conference Articles Attorneys Blog Posts lawyers Legal Marketing Legal Marketing Association Legal Profession Summary In an effort to bring them together, I am “flipping” them into one of my magazines on Flipboard. Stop back regularly, or subscribe to that magazine, as I will be adding posts as they are published. Thanks! Nancy. Here you go: View my Flipboard Magazine.
    [Blog] Join us for an #IBM #SWFChat w/@mnburgess @jaferrar @KimWhitler @ProfessorGary @MainCane83 #HR #SocBiz
    Or, for your convenience, we’ve created this handy widget to let you follow along right here from our blog: #SWFChat Tweets. We are excited to be participating in an upcoming IBM Twitter #SWFChat on Tuesday, April 28, from 1–2 p.m. Much like our IBM webinar from a couple weeks ago, the focus will be on social learning, its value, and how organizations can design successful learning programs to harness their employees’ full potential. Edwards recently led the discussion on social learning with us during an  IBM Smarter Workforce webinar. Professor Kimberly A. Professor Gary R.
    [Blog] 4 Marketing Lessons From the Creator Movement
    He told a story about a woman who told him that sometimes she doesn’t read his blog posts but shares his content regardless. If you haven’t noticed, the creators movement is in full swing, with new developments from YouTube , Snapchat , Vessel , and more. With the proliferation of text and user preference toward visual and audio-based content, the highly connected user bases of the big social networks, and trust in peers vs. companies, I have no doubt as to why the creators movement is taking off. There are many lessons that marketers can learn about the new class of creators.
    [Blog] Monday Roundup: Meeting Google’s Mobile-Friendly Standards
    How to Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly. You know how you live on your smartphone? Google does too. And it’s changing up its search algorithm again (here’s the  official statement ), beginning tomorrow. If your site isn’t mobile-friendly, your SEO probably won’t be as high… or may even drop. And you know you don’t want to drop in The Goog! They tell you exactly what you need to do in the guide that we pointed to earlier. But here are a few more resources on becoming, and staying, mobile-friendly. 1.   The Definitive Guide to Mobile SEO.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [Blog] How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors
    Promote the application process on your website, blog, and social networks. By Gini Dietrich A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the Kent State University YouToo Conference. After my presentation on Spin Sucks , several people asked me how to create a brand ambassador program. It seems to be the one thing everyone wants to do, but hardly anyone knows how to build and execute. After all, wouldn’t it be nice to have an army of people out there who zealously promote your products and company to anyone who’ll listen? What are you trying to achieve? Is it a certain level of sales?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015
    [Blog] Real Marketing Technology
    blogging. advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand businessbook businesspodcast davidusher digitalmarketing evolution facebook flipthefunnel google googlepowersearch itunes searchenginestrategies socialecommerce stephanspencer theartofseo Episode #458 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. The title "Marketing Technologist" gets tossed around a lot these days. Most brands believe that this is an individual who can understand and implement better marketing automation solutions. think that''s short-sighted. audio.
    [Blog] What Are The Privacy Options For Group On Facebook
    For More Sources Of OnLine Earning Visit The Blog Here And Check Out The Whole Page!: Join The Facebook Group Specially For OnLine Earning Resources Click Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AboutOnlineEarningAndLifestyle/ Social Media Network My Business Page On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pervarakapadia Please Visit Blog: Social Media Network OnLine: [link Join Me On TSU - The Social Media Site! Join Me Here: https://www.tsu.co/PervaraKapadia PervaraKapadia 2. Add Your Site For FREE! Over 3.5 link] 3. Safe-List is a 100% OptIn EMailing List: [link] 4. ref=2855555 5.
    [Blog] Make Money Blogging for Real: 3 Must-Know Factors
    Most people have heard of the success of Perez Hilton’s blog and that he makes somewhere between $200,000 to $400,000 each month blogging about the latest celebrity gossip. Success stories like Hilton’s might make the prospect of earning a fortune blogging seem real, but the truth is that it is hard work and not very many crack that six figure per month mark. Still, you can make a decent living from blogging, if you know how to go about it. You can make money blogging. That’s a pretty nice paycheck for blogging. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
    [Blog] Funk, Friends and Food
    Poppy D shared this excellent video on her blog – Unravel – it’s 14 mins long and well worth watching. Happy Sunday to you all. How’s your week been? Good, bad? Middling? I’ve had a bit of a heavy thinking one, due to looking at buying another house. Lots of biiiiiig decisions to make. We spent lots of time with fab friends this week to talk over these decisions and also celebrate Paul’s birthday – Happy Birthday Paul!! Not familiar with them? Check out my Spotify playlist – George Clinton is arguably the godfather of Funk.
    [Blog] Facebook Testing New Name Pronunciation Feature - Social Media
    For More Sources Of OnLine Earning Visit The Blog Here And Check Out The Whole Page!: Join The Facebook Group Specially For OnLine Earning Resources Click Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AboutOnlineEarningAndLifestyle/ Social Media Network My Business Page On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pervarakapadia Please Visit Blog: Social Media Network OnLine: [link Pronouncing a person''s name in a correct manner is one of the key socializing manners. How many times have you pronounced someone''s name incorrectly. This falls even more true across countries and continents.
    [Blog] Why Should You TSU? - Social Media
    For More Sources Of OnLine Earning Visit The Blog Here And Check Out The Whole Page!: Join The Facebook Group Specially For OnLine Earning Resources Click Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AboutOnlineEarningAndLifestyle/ Social Media Network My Business Page On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pervarakapadia Please Visit Blog: Social Media Network OnLine: [link Why Should You Be On TSU? TSU the Social Media Network has crossed the 3 million Users mark! Do you still wonder if you are to be on TSU ? TSU has gained itself a definite Space. Join Me Here: https://www.tsu.co/PervaraKapadia
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
    [Blog] There Are 24 Usable Hours in Every Day – How Are You Using Them?
    Well, it’s been a little while since my last personal blog post. Time Management. I am a wife, mother, dog-lover, author, analyst, publisher, editor, and now beauty consultant. I am also learning to drive, taking classes, hosting parties, managing websites, blogging more (or trying to), working out, and finding time for old hobbies like reading (for fun, not work). version of this post originally appeared on Jaclyn’s blog. Not bad by my standards…. bared my soul on that post , and I was hesitant to write again. What could I possibly say? But then it occurred to me.
    [Blog] Google Faces Trouble Abroad
    “While Google may be the most-used search engine, people can now find and access information in numerous different ways — and allegations of harm, for consumers and competitors, have proved to be wide off the mark,” Google’s senior vice president of search Amit Singhal wrote in a blog post published Wednesday. In a separate blog post, Google said its partnerships with phone makers are voluntary and benefit consumers and manufacturers alike. The European Commission has formally accused the U.S. technology giant of abusing its dominance in online shopping searches.
    [Blog] 3 Ways People-Powered Marketing Can Make Your Brand Stronger
    You can secure contributed articles for him on other websites, ask him to contribute to the blog on your own website, or offer him as a resource to journalists and bloggers that cover topics about which he is knowledgeable. When people talk about thought leadership in business, it’s usually with some sort of public relations slant. The term itself has become a catchall that people often use to label a variety of promotional efforts—including strategic PR. And while thought leadership certainly has its place in that side of the house, it also can work really well as a marketing tool.
    [Blog] Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation
    You spent the first few months creating great blog content (in your opinion, and let’s assume, for the sake of argument, your opinion is spot on). Every time you reply to a tweet sharing a blog post link, for example, Livefyre counts it as a comment. Commenting on blogs published by the kinds of people you hope will come over and comment on your  blog. Also this from Shelly Kramer on how to write blog headlines people will actually click on (and who reminded me that SEO’s really important as well, when it comes to content marketing). What gives?
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
    [Blog] How to Use Twitter: for Smarties!
    appeared first on Devumi Blog. My apologies to the infamous ‘for Dummies’ series, but I rather like my audience and will not insult them in the title! This how to use Twitter guide will be for all the smarties out there who know how to use a computer, but who have yet to use Twitter. still recall how confused I was all those years ago when I first started. No one called me a dummy back then, and this how to use Twitter guide isn’t going to call you one either! Read on to find out how to use Twitter from your first moment signing up through to the moment when you’re a Twitter expert!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
    [Blog] The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Benson Hendrix
    One of the top rated PR blogs in the Wooooooooooorld!” By Gini Dietrich. I’m fairly certain I’m not allowed to talk about how I met Benson Hendrix (Fight Club), but I will tell you it was in a private Facebook group. just can’t tell you the name (Fight Club) or the reason we were both there (Fight Club). Neither here nor there, upon meeting him and getting to know him, I knew we’d be lifelong friends. Despite the fact that he lives in Albuquerque (oh, who am I kidding? Let’s just say no one has ever described me so colorfully. Wow, this is a hard one.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
    [Blog] Business Leadership: Moving from Connections to Relationships
    Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ Awareness Blogging Community content marketing Marketing Online Marketing Podcast Small Business Social Business Social Media Success blogging business leadership communication community Fred Factor Jeff Korhan Mark Sanborn relationships social marketing social media social selling technology This is Episode 37 of  This Old New Business  weekly  business podcast with Jeff Korhan. In this epidode Mark proves he is not only a master of the spoken and written word, but a fountain of ideas for growing your business.
    [Blog] Social Media Managers: How Best to Spend Your Time
    After posting new content, keep an eye on your monitoring tools , and monitor the efficacy of your blog posts, pictures, videos, or comments. When the average person considers social media, they think about funny videos, pictures of friends, and killing time. However, as a social media manager, the thought of Facebook, Twitter, and other large networking sites comes with different connotations. For you, they aren’t just sites where you go to catch up with friends and see what’s happening in the world; these sites are your livelihood. Taking a Page Out of the Project Management Playbook.
    [Blog] Repurpose Content with These Six Tools
    Are list posts part of your blog strategy? Then it’s time to make presentations out of blog posts. If you repurpose content, it allows you to embed your new presentation on your blog, your LinkedIn profile, or both. Here’s a blog post I turned into a SlideShare presentation , recapping tips from @AnnHandley’s book “ Everybody Writes.”. For example, here’s a simple checklist my agency developed to complement a blog post about B2B content marketing. By Stephanie Vermillion. often wonder if Hermione Granger knew how good she had it. could get used to that.
    [Blog] The Only Business Training Resource I Promote Just Opened for Enrolments for One Week
    The Elite Blog Academy is one of the most comprehensive blogging courses I’ve ever come across – and it’s available to enrol in with an early bird offer for just the next 5 days with the coupon code PROBLOG (which saves you $50). We only had the chance to grab a quick coffee while I was in Portland but in that time Ruth really impressed me with her story of starting and growing her blog Living Well Spending Less. The Elite Blog Academy: Enrolments Close in Five Days. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Featured Posts Pro Blogging News
    [Blog] 3 Reasons to Stop Relying on How-To Lists for Information (and What to Do Instead)!
    How-to lists are all the rage in the burgeoning blogging world. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.  This is a guest contribution from Daryl Rothman. The truth is out there. At least, we hope so. And many are good, but there is an absolute deluge. The list of lists is growing. Who has it right? How do you choose? What lists you should rely on? Simple. Before you loose the slings and arrows of recrimination upon me, hear me out. didn’t say you shouldn’t read any how-to lists. There are some great ones. Read away! I am saying you need to stop relying upon them. Here’s why.
    [Blog] Media Relations: Increase Your Search Engine Optimization
    You’ll want to be sure to re-watch (or watch for the first time) the webinar with both of these blog posts as your cheat sheets. They When you do this, you are going to create the very valuable link back to your website or blog that Google places priority on…and you’re going to do it using sites that have more authority and credibility than your own. It also means she wants to use media relations to create a link to her website or blog from sites with authority higher than 40. In this case, Lara will pitch  Time , Blog Tyrant, and ViralHeat. HURRY!)
  • DEVUMI  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
    [Blog] 7 Cheap Online Guerrilla Marketing Ideas
    Create pictures and videos for your brand Take a look at every post here on the Devumi blog. That wasn’t something that happened by accident, that was a deliberate effort on my part to  have images that are easily sharable that include the branding of this blog. The post 7 Cheap Online Guerrilla Marketing Ideas appeared first on Devumi Blog. The guerrilla marketing tactics that you come up with should, as the name implies, be simple, cheap, and easy to do with a small budget. An eBook can be a cheap to produce item as you don’t have to print it up – it’s all digital.
    [Blog] Be Wary of Absent Ties
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. …in some places. Mathematical sociology suggests there are three types of interpersonal connections. Strong ties are people who live, work, or play with you. Weak ties are people who may have been strong ties but are now acquaintances or people you once met but never moved beyond acquaintances. These could be former classmates, ex-coworkers, old flames. Absent ties are people who you “nod” to, such as others living on your street or Starbucks baristas. recently wrote about wanting weak ties  on Facebook and LinkedIn.
    [Blog] Three Great Houses of Westeros Show How Social Media Is A Game of Thrones
    This post was originally published on the Twitter Counter blog. The new season of Game of Thrones is here, which means that a new round of political intrigue, plot-twisting deaths and violence has just began for the great houses of Westeros. Each house has its distinct character and culture which definitely reflects on the way they play this game of thrones. And even though in the Social Media world there are no dragons or trials by combat, there’s still something to learn about how to survive and win this game of power. House Stark: Winter is Coming. Keep it cool and professional.
    [Blog] 5 People Focused Social and Data Tools You Should Be Using
    My only gripe with Riffle is my top hashtags make it sound like I’m blogging about #pr and #mediarelations far more than I do. 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. Or even sooner. Discoverly. Using both would break things. Riffle.
    [Blog] You Don’t Have to Be Seth Godin to Consistently Publish Excellent Content
    Creating quality blogs, podcasts, and video content is within reach for most. Content marketing is a becoming a game where quality and quantity are prerequisites for success. But filling a calendar with quality content, every month, is breaking the back of most marketing teams. Content Marketing Creation Social Media
    [Blog] Podcasting – Another Effective Way to Get to Contractors
    Jay Baer, in a recent episode on Social Media Examiner, said, “There’s something about bringing somebody inside your head through your ear holes that ties you to that person in a way that reading a blog post or reading a book or anything else just doesn’t.” By John Sonnhalter, Rainmaker Journeyman at Sonnhalter. Podcasts are a very popular medium today and rightfully so. Podcasts can add another dimension to your audience as they can hear the voice behind the words. ” Using podcasts is a way of building brand awareness as well as loyalty.
    [Blog] Building a New Kind of Cruise Community
    Our go-to-market plan consists of a Cruise Ambassadors program , influencer outreach, word of mouth through Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, targeted campaigns, email marketing, growth hacking and guest blogging – like this post. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica. Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. Lots of case studies and lots of stories of success and failure. First, the back story. For me this is as much a cause as it is a business play.
    [Blog] Join Ryan Hanley for a Special Author Q&A Today
    Ryan brings together his knowledge and firs- hand experience gained through consulting, speaking, his podcast, blog, and crowdfunding campaign to provide readers the tools they need to create an effective content marketing platform. This author Q&A will help you learn: How to use blog posts, videos, podcasts, and images to tell your story and connect with customers. By Laura Petrolino. Content overload, content saturation, content exhaustion…whatever you want to call it, it is no secret that content is everywhere— and a lot of it is bad. Really bad. What You Will Learn.
    [Blog] Skype For Business Begins Rolling Out Publicly Today
    To that end, it’s allowing admins the ability to switch between Skype for Business and the traditional Lync user interface, Microsoft explains in a blog  post  this morning detailing the changes. TechCrunch – Microsoft’s “Skype for Business,” which is designed to replace the company’s older enterprise communication tool Lync, is rolling out publicly today as part of the Office 2013 April update, the company announced this morning. It’s also now rolling out Skype for Business Online to its Office 365 customers who currently use Lync Online. Image from TechCrunch.com. General Web
    [Blog] Tips for Creating Your First eCourse
    If you have a niche blog, then there’s a good chance you can come up with an in-depth and useful course that will be helpful for your readers and profitable for you. Last year, Chantelle Ellem of  Fat Mum Slim  ran her very first blogging ecourse, which was a huge success. What made you decide you wanted to offer an online blogging course? I was getting emails every single day asking me how to do things on the topic of blogging, really specific questions that needed a lot of time and energy to respond to. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
    [Blog] How to Hack Your Efficiency with an Agile Blog Planning Process
    ” So I assume you’ve heard from nearly every content marketing blog out there how to do the right things. For example, here are some things effective blog editors do: You plan awesome content. Here’s exactly how you—and your team—will be super successful with an agile blog planning process. 10 Ways To Optimize Your Blog Planning Process With Agile Content Marketing I get asked a lot about how we publish content on the CoSchedule Content Marketing Blog. And by everyone, I mean the minimum people necessary to rock a successful blog post.
    [Blog] Best Proofreading Tools for Your Social Media Strategy
    ————– If you want to promote your business, website, or blog effectively, then social media networks are an inevitable part of your marketing strategy. By Robert Morris. You are certainly aware that most of your potential customers/visitors are part of one social media platform or another. Millions of people spend significant portions of their days on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and other websites. Your goal is to offer content that will attract their interest! Clearly, social media users are intrigued by visual content.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
    [Blog] Media Relations: Track Effectiveness to Prove Investment
    In some cases, you are going to do traditional media relations, but you’ll combine that with blogger and influencer relations and with contributed content (guest blog posts, OpEds, bylined articles). pitch them each an exclusive Mother’s Day story that links back to content on my website or blog. The end goal is to to build awareness, yes, but it’s also to bring unique visitors to your website or blog. By Gini Dietrich I’ve been thinking a lot about last week’s webinar on how to use media relations to increase your search results. And so on.
    [Blog] Why Should You Be On TSU ? - Social Media
    For More Sources Of OnLine Earning Visit The Blog Here And Check Out The Whole Page!: Join The Facebook Group Specially For OnLine Earning Resources Click Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AboutOnlineEarningAndLifestyle/ Social Media Network My Business Page On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pervarakapadia Please Visit Blog: Social Media Network OnLine: [link Here is an example of how Celebrities are utilizing TSU! As Published At: [link] TSU the Social Media Network has crossed the 3 million Users mark! Do you still wonder if you are to be on TSU ? PervaraKapadia 2.
    [Blog] A Guide to Leveraging Social Media on Your Website
    For example, Adam Connell of Blogging Wizard explored many different WordPress plugins in this blog post , and he concludes: “Whether it’s adding social share buttons, follower counts, encouraging social shares, or monitoring social shares…there’s a plugin for you.” It’s just a matter of determining the kind of plugin you want and finding the one that will work best for your purposes. A few years ago, businesses could get away with not integrating social media into the design of their website. The same can’t be said for today. Use these four tips to get you started. 1.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Blog] Can You Tell Your Story Without Using Words?
    One of the things we’re constantly being told online is that we need to “tell our story” to connect with those we want to connect with – blog readers, business customers, potential employees, etc. Over the weekend, I took my daughter Salem to the local library, where we played games, made little toys, and read books together. My wife was at an event all weekend with her publisher company, and my son was playing at the weekly sports curriculum at our local community centre. And it was magical. Picture Paints a Thousand Words, And More. ” And it was. Pictures?
    [Blog] 3 Proven Ways to Use Visuals in Your Social Media Strategy
    Be sure and use it in a blog post so people can comment! Not necessarily for every single blog entry or tweet; that might be a little overwhelming. Many blogging platforms, like WordPress and Tumblr, have varying header sizes depending on the theme you choose. Social media posts that include visual elements are inherently more engaging than those that don’t. If you’re looking for ways to drive more customer interaction with your social accounts, we’ve found three ways that you can up your visual game. Infographics and Flow Charts. Images in Posts.
    [Blog] When the Novelty of Livestream Video Wears Off
    Or as we have grown weary of the average social media tips blog (or article if you prefer). Right now people are wowed by the ability to livestream video as they go, most notably in the form of Periscope and Meerkat. But what will happen after the novelty wears off? Perhaps the trend was predictable. Cameras on smartphones, more bandwidth and mass market adoption of social networking have combined to bring the widespread consumption of rich media. Now these technological advancements have wrought large-scale adoption of live streaming video on the go. Boring Content Won’t Succeed.
    [Blog] The Rise (and Fall) of the Lazy Marketer
    And as long as people have questions I can’t answer in a blog post, I’ll probably write a book.” Tweetable Moments Content isn’t the finish line. It’s the starting line. markwschaefer Tweet This Creating Content Isn’t Enough Mark Schaefer , in addition to running his successful marketing company Schaefer Marketing Solutions , has  written five books in five years , including his latest, “The Content Code.” ” Mark didn’t set a business goal to write five books in five years. But it’s not enough to create content. Air Force.
    [Blog] Why You’re Not Going to Be a Thought Leader in 6 Seconds
    So she went back to the drawing board and began blogging in earnest to grow her following. Writing blog posts, doing podcast interviews, and everything else surrounding her thought leadership interest was extracurricular. ” Thought leadership takes patience and hard work.    For example,  Chris Brogan , a very successful marketing consultant, says it took him eight years of blogging to get his first 100 subscribers. We Tweetable Moments You’re not going to become a thought leader on Vine. You can’t become a thought leader in 6 seconds. just love it.”
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Blog] To Hire a PR Firm or Not to Hire a PR Firm
    By Gini Dietrich Neil Patel, whom I respect a great deal, wrote a blog post in July of last year called, “ Why You Shouldn’t Hire a Marketing Consultant.” ” Because of how much I like him, I decided not to just pass it off as another start-up guy who had a bad experience and now thinks he knows how every consultant or PR firm works (though there are  plenty who give the rest of us a bad name). And here’s what you might not expect: I agree with him. His points are not—contrary to his headline—that you shouldn’t hire external help. We loved his business.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015
    [Blog] The Ironic Beauty Of Google Indexing Tweets And Why Content Marketers Should Pay Attention
    Imagine that you’re conducting some research for an article, presentation, or blog post about developing a social media budget and you want something humorous for your PowerPoint presentation. You might head over to your friendly search engine (aka Google.com) and type in a query like: Social Media Budget cartoon If you were to conduct this search today, you’d likely see my social media budget blog post (yeah!) My post ranks for a query that is darn close to the exact match of the title of the blog. guess I’m just a sucker for technological irony. giant.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015
    [Blog] Marketers And Millennials
    long-time friend (and one of the main inspirations behind the Six Pixels of Separation blog and podcast), we''ve decided to hold semi-regular conversations, debates and back-and-forths that will dive a little deeper into the digital marketing and advertising landscape. blogging. marketing blog. advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand businessbook businesspodcast davidusher digitalmarketing evolution facebook flipthefunnel google itunes jaffejuice jointheconversation josephjaffe lifeafterthe30secondspot marketingblog marketingpodcast startupforbrands twitter zero
    [Blog] The Structure of a Proper Client Proposal That Will Land You a Blogging Gig
    Struggling to make money blogging, aren’t you? And don’t even get me started on commenting on other blogs and online forums … it’s just noise. Second of all, maybe you’ve been putting your efforts in the wrong place… I don’t want to sound too much like a preacher of some kind, but there really are different ways of making money through a blog out there, and they don’t all revolve around: (1) creating content, (2) building an audience, (3) selling info products to that audience. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
    [Blog] Cocktails, cheese, prosecco…and the end of the spend ban
    We had a great time but this week was back to it…trying to catch up with blog posts (will I ever be ahead?!), My mate Harry has started a blog called Borderline Badass. No Sunday post last weekend as I was in Norway…check out my top things to do in Oslo if you’re planning on a weekend there. cracking on with work and all the life admin I have to do. It It wasn’t all task-focused though, had a great time on our team night out at the opening of Bar Soba … …and at Homage to Fromage (oh god, so so much cheese!!!!). Shopping? Yes, shopping!!
    [Blog] New Features In Facebook Groups To Improve The Way People Buy And Sell - Social Media
    For More Sources Of OnLine Earning Visit The Blog Here And Check Out The Whole Page!: Join The Facebook Group Specially For OnLine Earning Resources Click Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AboutOnlineEarningAndLifestyle/ Social Media Network My Business Page On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pervarakapadia Please Visit Blog: Social Media Network OnLine: [link Facebook’s Groups has revived a new features for buying and selling. This means that the people on Facebook Groups can buy and sell products etc. Interesting? Here is a snapshot. Join Me Here: https://www.tsu.co/PervaraKapadia
    [Blog] How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing
    Post “first looks” and “previews” of new products and upcoming events Offer coupons and contests to incentivize engagement and brand promotion How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing is a post by Pam Dyer on Pamorama | Social Media Marketing Blog. Related Articles 9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners How to Create Perfect Headlines for Social Media Posts. Instagram is a powerful tool for establishing a visual brand identity. Your goal should be 2-3 new photos per week.
    [Blog] Building a Social Empire
    So I set up RSS feeds from my favorite tech and social media blogs to flow right into the profile as new updates. I manage a lot (IMO) of social profiles. When I started getting involved in social media it was for fun and I was doing a ton of testing to see what social media could be leveraged for. My initial plan on Twitter was to create an identity on there for myself and create a couple of profiles that I could use as aggregators of sorts. started with @kokasexton for myself, @salestools for sales related content and @socialhelp for social media related content. It did.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] Fetching Friday – 30 Posts on Marketing and Productivity
    How Often Should Companies Blog? 100+ Blogging Tools For 2015, Categorized (+ Expert Tips) by Harsh Agrawal. 15 Tips To Get The Most From Your Next Blog Post by Dimitar Margaritov. Be sure to stop by and grab a copy of my free 8,000+ word guide to guest blogging and become a fan on Facebook. Fetching Friday is back for week fifteen of 2015! Each week, I’ll share with you the top posts on online marketing and productivity. Without further ado, here are the top posts this week! Content Marketing. Ways Content Marketing is Going to Change in 2015 by John Rampton.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] Why Social Media Speakers Need to Do Better By Their Audience
    From mind-blowing statistics to feel-good messages, there’s never any shortage of social updates or blog posts that share the best of the best from these conferences. One of the things you can always guarantee whenever a social media conference comes around is all the tweetable soundbites that ensue. And, sometimes, you do actually get some great insights from these types of conference, and they deliver on the often-exuberant price for tickets. And then there are the quotes and statistics that make you go, “Hmm, really?” ” so you decide to check it out.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] Is The Publish Button Evil?
    We publish on Facebook, blogs, Twitter , Pinterest , Periscope , whatever. I see something, I publish it. The ability to publish content was once one of the most valuable forces in the world. The pen is mightier than the sword." There is no doubt that you are familiar with this quote. Do you believe it? Facebook is an interesting place. For the most part, I see people posting questions. Lots of questions. Sometimes, these questions are super smart. Then, there are a lot of silly questions. These questions are being asked to just get attention or to kill some time. Time and time again.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] No “one night stands” here.
    When I mentioned the honeymoon period in my blog recently it struck like cupid’s arrow with so many of you that I wanted to expand on what I meant. You hang off every word of their website, blog, videos, and podcasts like a lovestruck puppy. That instant and deep connection is what you want to build with your website visitors, blog readers, prospects and customers. They are scared or overwhelmed by the thought of newsletters and blogging when they really need this for their social media and other marketing to bring in dollars. It’s like love at first site (hehe).
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] Your Content Is Kidding No One
    It could be an article that you read in a newspaper, something your heard on NPR , a blog post someone at work shared with you or even a video on YouTube. advertising blog brand brandnarrative content contentmarketing contentmarketingstrategy digitaladvertising engagement facebook likes marketer marketing marketingmeasurement marketingstrategy newspaper npr paidplacement socialmedia socialmediaexaminer socialmediamarketingworld twitter watercoolereffect youtube How is your content marketing strategy coming along? There''s a thorn in my side. It''s a content thorn. The thorn.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Corina Manea
    also highly recommend her blog, which you can find at NutsPR. By Gini Dietrich. YAY! I am super excited to share today’s Spin Sucks Inquisitee! Corina Manea is a huge Spin Sucks supporter; she’s was a brand ambassador during the book’s launch and she was one of the featured bloggers during this year’s scavenger hunt. She also is one of the kindest people I know who never sleeps. She lives in Spain and has been known to email me at 9 p.m. my time, which is the dead, middle of the night for her. And go it alone she has. She is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. Only one? . Exactly!
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Blog] Social Media Optimization: 7 Techniques to Use on ANY Site
    Having a blog where you share your expert opinions, ahem, can go a long way to establishing your reputation as you share these stories across social media. My long-time readers know they will get a new article on the Devumi Blog every week on Friday. It is also about what you do on your website, blogs, and other web properties to build up your social channels. The post Social Media Optimization: 7 Techniques to Use on ANY Site appeared first on Devumi Blog. Another angle to this is how you are with helping people. Submit here: https://t.co/FOXmuE8b7h! FOXmuE8b7h!
    [Blog] 37 Blog Posts to Stop Writing – And What She Did Next Changed Everything
    First off, I should be honest right up front: I lied. I’m definitely NOT going to give you 37 blog posts to stop writing. Your “71 productivity tips” post is like Stewie (and all children): Continue Reading The post 37 Blog Posts to Stop Writing – And What She Did Next Changed Everything appeared first on chrisbrogan.com. Instead, stop writing list posts just because you read somewhere that they’re good. We are TRASHING the opportunity to create great content marketing. Attention gimmicks are just that. They earn us attention. Briefly. And then what?
    [Blog] Why HTTPS?
    In this blog we will explore the benefits of switching to Https protocols and why you should do it sooner rather than later. Http and Https. You see it daily in front of the www address of a site, but what does it mean and what is its significance? The post Why HTTPS? appeared first on. Big Data Application software HTML http https Ranking Signals SEO World Wide Web
    [Blog] The Structure of a Proper Client Proposal That Will Land You a Blogging Gig
    Struggling to make money blogging, aren’t you? And don’t even get me started on commenting on other blogs and online forums … it’s just noise. Second of all, maybe you’ve been putting your efforts in the wrong place… I don’t want to sound too much like a preacher of some kind, but there really are different ways of making money through a blog out there, and they don’t all revolve around: (1) creating content, (2) building an audience, (3) selling info products to that audience. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
    [Blog] Why Should I Make My Webpage Interactive?
    Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This is a guest contribution from Ben Shwartz. They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover… but does that extend to eBooks? How about webpages? In the current state of our globalized, media-saturated society, it’s difficult—if not outright impossible—to live by this seemingly antiquated adage. Eminem on landing page optimization… or a rap battle. With that said, put your best foot forward and take advantage of all the…well, advantages, an interactive site can procure. Capture the social media-unfriendly. Easy, automatic signup options (i.e.
    [Blog] YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits
    Some may be surfing on their phone while on break at work, and find a blog post they can read quickly. ————— Matthew is the writer and social media analyst for the Devumi video and social media marketing blog. He can be found on the blog every Friday with the latest news on social media. By Matthew Yeoman. ———— It doesn’t matter if you’re a for-profit globe spanning corporation, a humble non-profit, or a geek with a camera who wants to talk tech. Thinking that you can succeed with one great video is false.
    [Blog] Introducing Spider: A Super Cool Link Listening Tool
    So, let’s say I want to know how many people not only tweet this blog post, but have conversation around it. didn’t really get it, get it until Robert wrote a blog post for us a few weeks ago. What got me was the email he sent to Laura and me six days after his guest blog ran. He tracked that one blog post—just that one—by putting the link into Spider. If you were looking to advertise with or sponsor content on a website or blog, this is the kind of data you’d want to know, particularly if you want to reach decision makers or super-influencers.
    [Blog] Investor markets demonstrate faith in Apple’s product development ability
    Subscribe to further updates from our blog. Analysts at US investments firm Cantor Fitzgerald last week predicted that Apple will become the world’s first $1 trillion company before the end of the year. This anticipated jump in the value of Apple’s stock (to $180 per share) would take the company to more than twice the size of the next biggest public company (Exxon Mobil) and to almost more than three times the size of Google. There are many sceptics about the likely commercial success of wearables and even more so driverless cars.
    [Blog] How Processes help Businesses Succeed
    Blog business from pt.wikipedia.org. When I work with my clients, I talk a lot about processes and the importance of developing good processes that support the business and employees. Many times I’ve encountered processes that don’t support the business or employees, but are performed because that’s how it was always done. The problem with such thinking is that its short sighted and can lead to an inability to adapt to changing circumstances or needs the business has. How do you assess a process? What processes are in place in your business?
    [Blog] What Is Your Content’s Purpose?
    Let’s take blogging, for instance. Are you writing a blog because you are trying to generate leads for your business or are you trying to funnel your audience into your e-mail list? Perhaps you are selling through your blog (which may not be the most effective way, by the way). Whatever the case, you’ll write your blog in a different way depending on what you are trying to achieve with it. Your online marketing strategy may include a blog, a newsletter, and downloadable spec sheets for each of your product lines. Format is largely irrelevant.
    [Blog] Why Influencer Marketing is Creating Huge Returns for Businesses
    Marketers Get Best Results from Blogs and Facebook. Blogs and Facebook are by far the most effective outlets for influencer marketing, dwarfing YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. 37% said blogs were their most effective platform, and 25% said Facebook. Businesses are making a strong return from influencer marketing, generating $6.50 in revenue for each $1 spent, according to the latest poll from influencer marketplace Tomoson. majority of marketers believe that influencer marketing attracts higher-quality customers to their business. Budgets Rising.
    [Blog] 12 Tips for Effective Tradesman Videos
    It’s a video, not a book (or blog post) so keep text to an absolute minimum. By Chris Ilcin, Account Superintendent at Sonnhalter. If you’re like me, you’ll flip the channel when commercials come on. Hopefully, unlike me, you’ll remember what you were watching when the break is over. Well tradesmen are the same way, so don’t expect them to actively seek out a 5-minute commercial on YouTube. All the search terms in the world won’t make people sit through a video that does nothing more than pat yourself on the back for making such a great product. Work with what you have. Everywhere.
    [Blog] Keep It Simple In Marketing. Go Deeper In Sales.
    Subscribe to his blog at  www.JackVincent.com  or follow him on  Twitter. . Guest Post by Jack Vincent. Effective marketing. Marketing is most effective when it pulls qualified leads into your pipeline, and that’s all about attracting. Most psychologists agree attraction is an emotion. Emotions should not be confused with feelings. Feelings are a blend of thoughts and emotions. Emotions are spontaneous. When something attracts us, in those first few seconds, we aren’t conscious of that attraction. However, our curiosity is piqued, our vision narrows and, often, our heartbeat changes.
    [Blog] How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot
    They’re basically hoses of information unique to a blog, YouTube channel, etc., To find an RSS feed, head to the website or blog, and look around the menu bar, or footer of the page for a link that says RSS, or has some variation of this icon: If there’s only one feed for the site, one click may take you directly to the RSS page, where you’ll probably see a bunch of gibberish on the page. You’ll follow this process for any content sources in your list that are blogs or websites. You: What if after I create a recipe for a blog, their posts don’t have images? WASTED.
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