[Blog] How to Grow Your Network with Instagram
    Blog instagramInstagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. Not only is it a great place to share photos, videos and connect with others – it’s a great place to share your story and give a ‘sneak-peek’ behind the scenes into your life and your business. recently spoke at the California Association of REALTORS Expo about Instagram and thought I’d share some of the highlights and tips here! First off, a picture is worth a thousand words – especially in real estate. The best way to do this is to think beyond the listing photo. Use video.
    [Blog] Tweet Directly via Bloomberg Terminal
    And Merz said in a Twitter blog post : Customers tell us they love having Twitter’s live, market-moving content at their fingertips on the Bloomberg Professional service. Bloomberg  announced Wednesday that Bloomberg Professional  subscribers can now tweet directly via their Bloomberg Terminals. and elsewhere. Tweets sent via SOCIAL <GO> will appear on Bloomberg Terminal’s Twitter newswire, and they will be tagged with relevant news codes, company news pages and biography pages. Readers: What are your thoughts on this new feature?
    [Blog] Parton Me: 10 Social Media Lessons to Learn from Dolly
    Sublime lyrics and bedazzled jackets aren't the only things sharp about Dolly Parton. The Tennessee… Read More.
    [Blog] Why a Powerful Brand Image Is Crucial for Successful Blogging (And 6 Ways You Can Build One)
    Powerful Brand Image Is Crucial for Successful Blogging. Successful blogging is a lot like mentoring. Ideally, your blog readers should look up to you for advice and direction. Not sure how to brand your blog? If you think your blog doesn’t have a story, think harder. What motivates you to blog every day? When you have a powerful story and purpose behind your blog, it also makes it easier for you to identify your brand’s core values. Many bloggers list down their core values by creating a blogging manifesto. Just think about it. General
    [Blog] Twitter Introduces Website Conversions Objective
    Senior product manager, revenue Rebecca Resnick said in a blog post that the website conversions objective was released in beta for direct-response advertisers in the U.S., With the holiday shopping season  fast approaching, Twitter gave its advertisers an early gift: a new website conversions objective. adding: This solution is especially effective for advertisers that want to retarget website visitors to drive more conversions. Advertisers using this objective to retarget their website visitors on mobile and desktop receive, on average, 2.5
    [Blog] 16 Social Media Podcasts to Take Your Marketing Skills to the Next Level Today
    For each episode, there’s a very detailed blog post about the content of the interview so that you don’t have to take notes while listening. In her podcast, Amy Porterfield shares how to monetize your online marketing and blogging efforts using her own tested, actionable lead-generation strategies. Format: Mix between interviews and education content on Facebook ads, online marketing and blogging. If you are an auditory learner and prefer listening versus reading blog posts, this might be the podcast for you! There’s probably a long list, with lots of options.
    [Blog] Four Untrue Myths of Association Innovation that Stop Us in Our Tracks
    She also writes a three-times weekly blog for association professionals. Myths are stories that are intended to teach us. Don’t fly too high but also don’t fly too low, said Icarus’s dad. But there are also stories that keep us stuck. Association professionals say their association is not innovating because they are under-resourced, they don’t have the right ideas or don’t know how to prioritize between a bunch of great ideas, or the association’s stakeholders (leadership, staff, board, members) fear risk. They should not be stopping us in our tracks. Innovation Myth #1: Size Matters.
    [Blog] Periscope Unveils VIP Program, Will Reward Popular Broadcasters
    In a blog post , Periscope commented: The VIP Program was designed for broadcasters who’ve invested in our platform and continue to share great live experiences on Periscope. Periscope announced that it is rolling out a  VIP Program , which will give popular broadcasters access to special rewards, including a VIP badge for their profiles. In addition to receiving a VIP badge, VIP users will have the chance to be included in a “rotating list of broadcasters for people to follow.” The Care packages to ensure that you look on point while broadcasting.
    [Blog] Twitter Eases Voter-Registration Process for Users
    The social network announced in a blog post  that users who send direct messages to its Twitter Government @Gov  account will receive automated DM responses with their state’s voter-registration deadlines and personalized links to register. Twitter marked National Voter Registration Day  with the introduction of an easy way for its users to kick-start the process. Through a Direct Message with @Gov , Twitter can help you find your state's voter registration deadline and register to vote. pic.twitter.com/ySh2elJgY6. — Twitter Government (@gov) September 27, 2016.
    [Blog] Five Tips to Help You Create Shareable Content
    Content Social Media content creation content development content marketing content strategy create shareable content producing shareable content shareable blog content shareable contentThe most powerful force to encourage people to share content is emotional engagement. Veronica Hunt shares five tips to help you produce shareable content. The post Five Tips to Help You Create Shareable Content appeared first on Spin Sucks.
    [Blog] 13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used
    Copyblogger has long been one of the most authoritative blogs on copywriting and content marketing. While they used to reveal their most popular blog posts in their sidebar (sorted by most comments) it seems that is no longer the case. What if you could analyse any blog and see which of their articles have the most comments, in order. What I first need to do is find a list of the blog posts on Copyblogger. ” As you probably guessed, there’s a bit more to this tactic than simply finding all posts on the Copyblogger blog. But what if it was?
    [Blog] Why and How Brands Can Use Instagram Stories
    Snapchat Stories have been a big success since they came on the scene in 2013… Read More.
    [Blog] The One Reason Your Amazing Blog Post Hasn’t Gone Viral (and 8 Things You Can Do About It)
    So you’ve written an AMAZING blog post; one you know contains everything it needs to go viral: Irresistibly magnetic headline. We tend to share a blog post only once on social media because we don’t want to ‘bombard’ our followers. When Em Hawker shared her kidney health story on her blog , it got traction, but only on par with most other posts on her site. When Digital Photography School (dPS) was in its infancy, Darren Rowse often shared his posts with influential blogs in the hope they’d share it with their followers or link to it in a post. Blog Promotion
    [Blog] Top 7 Online Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing
    Whether you have an established blog or you’re just getting started, these 7 tools can help you automate your content marketing and take your inbound marketing efforts to the next level. 1.  Whether you plan on sharing other people’s content or you want to focus on publishing only your own work, you should read a lot of articles and blogs, understand what topics get coverage, and know what resonates with readers enough to be shared. Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas: 25 Content Marketing Resources. Blog Marketing Blogging automationfeedly. Buffer. Contently.
    [Blog] How Much is Your Professional Development Worth?
    entrepreneur Professional Development become a better professional connect with like minded professionals connect with smart PR pros digital marketing books invest in you invest in your career Jim Rohn learn how to network like a pro learn new skills learn new things personal development books PR Professionals PR pros professional development read blogs read books read business books read PR books take online courses take your career to the next level Talk to People Smarter T treat your career as a businessCorina Manea says you should treat your career as a business. She has more.
    [Blog] Harambe Live: Secrets to blowing up your company’s social channels
    ” If you’re interested in covering the event for Socialmedia.biz, or even live-blogging it, let me know. There won’t be any live video streams of the event.) If you’re interested in interviewing Vincent for your publication or blog, here’s his contact info: Vincent Dignan. Harambe, the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla that became the biggest Internet meme of 2016, is now the subject of a tribute and viral marketing event. Kickstarter campaign aims to create world’s biggest ‘gorilla marketing’ event. Essential viral marketing tools.
    [Blog] 5 Social Media Trends to Follow
    Blogs. Some brands have seen their blog traffic slow in recent years, blaming the shift in content types from long form blog posts to shareable snippets and mini-infographics. Your blog is the place where you can do a little more talking. Your blog frees you up to engage with your customers in a personal way on social media. When you send traffic to your blog from social media, be sure you're making it worth their time to engage more deeply. Many new services are available, so let us help you focus on the most important trends right now. Mobile.
    [Blog] What Happened at LIFT 2016?
    To find out more, check out details in  the announcement blog post,  or request a walk-through of the ground-breaking solution today. I can’t believe LIFT 2016 is over. Over here at Simply Measured, we’re in full recovery mode. Sleeping for 10 hours was so necessary after an incredible 3 days of #LIFTSocial. THANK YOU everyone for coming, can't wait for next year! — Alyson Andrews (@Alyson_Andrews) September 23, 2016. We Learned from the Networks Themselves. Communicate visually. caption should be nothing more than punctuation. LIFTSocial pic.twitter.com/F1XZWwIhS7.
    [Blog] 22 Tips Combat Social Media Fears
    Subscribe to newsletters or blogs. Blog posts take longer than a tweet. Social media marketing is a digital bridge that humanizes the brand online with offline benefits. However, before your brand can build that social media digital bridge you must first confront the fears that I call ~ the elephant in the room. I've been working in the social media space for over 12-years. In terms of digital that has to be at least 4 lifetimes! During that time there's been a new generation of business managers and entrepreneurs who have 'grown-up' using social media for fun and personal use.
    [Blog] 5 Chrome Apps I Can’t Live Without
    have mine set to feed me the most popular and shared content across three platforms (I will be expanding this): Tech, vegetarian news, and blogging, according to share counts from Buzzsumo. love the easily-pinned images found on blogs and websites the world over, but I don’t always want to pin that content right away. Blogging Tools and ServicesAs a blogger and social media strategist, there are a few things I absolutely would not be caught dead without. The current state of my toolbar: Ok so there’s more than five, but some tools I can live without! Buzzsumo.
    [Blog] 3 Powerful Strategies for Delivering Your Best Social Media
    Thinking of your social media and blog as a publication and creating an editorial calendar for your content will help keep you on track. Whether it is a Facebook post or blog article, every word you write should support your end goal. Blog Posts Social Media how can I improve my social media results marketing strategy powerful strategies social media strategyRandom acts of social media getting you nowhere? Your Grab your notebook and get ready to shake things up. 1. Think Bigger. You won’t reach your business goals if you don’t have a plan.
    [Blog] PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income
    Grow Your Blogging Income. Further Resources on How to Grow Your Blogging Income. How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. How to Make Money Blogging. Let’s start off by talking about three ways that you can grow your blogging income. Diversifying your income streams is something that I think a lot of bloggers who have been blogging for a while, most of them are really focusing in on one or two income streams. Work on growing traffic to your blog. Ebooks did not work at all on that particular blog.
    [Blog] Finding the Right Influencers to Partner with Your Brand
    It’s clear that finding the right influencer is not simply about finding the people with… Read More.
    [Blog] A Clearer View Of Augmented And Virtual Reality
    Your most-read/most-shared blog post is. have been blogging almost every day since 2003. I'm hoping that my most-read/most-shared blog post is the next one. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Next week is the National Retail Federation and Shop.org 's Digital Summit In Dallas. This article was published by Shop.org on their Medium channel and is an interview that they conducted with me ahead of our session titled, Virtually There With AR/VR. . VR and AR are an entirely new media. writing.
    [Blog] B2B Marketing With Jason Miller From LinkedIn - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #532 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. If ever there was a"brother from another mother" in my life and professional journey, it could well be  Jason Miller. By day, he is the author of the Amazon  bestseller, Welcome to the Funnel - Proven Tactics to Turn Your Social Media and Content Marketing up to 11. By night, he is winning awards as a concert photographer. Good hang. Good times. amazon.
    [Blog] The Spirit Of The Times And Great Expectations
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Live in the desert. It's a place of possibilities. I'm always fascinated when urbanized environments flourish in a place that should - for all intents and purposes - kill humans. There is nothing there to sustain us. Yet, these areas have become populated, cultures have developed and they flourish. Whether it's in the Middle East or a place like Phoenix, Arizona. love Phoenix. Not just the dry desert heat and the pounding sun. love the space. The people. Everything. still do.
    [Blog] Do Agencies Care About Conversion?
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Are you obsessed with making marketing better? What do you consider a conversion? Is it all about getting a consumer to buy from you? I'm not so sure. prescribe to the methodology and thinking of Avinash Kaushik. Yes, he's been a close friend for over a decade , but it's how he approaches business and metrics and digital which always inspires. also, if you don't subscribe to his free e-newsletter, The Marketing Analytics Intersect , you do not know what you're missing).
    [Blog] Instagram Introduces New Business Profiles
    Sign up HERE to get my blogs directly to your inbox! Instagram is rocking it so this is great news! With a Business Profile and its new features, Instagram can work even better for your business and help you stand out, get insights and find new customers. That’s why I recommend using Instagram and changing your personal profile to a business profile today to get more leverage for your business. While Instagram is still predominantly teen focused, usage with older demographics is catching up fast, and is a target, focused market (see latest stats at the end). Follow these steps : 1.
    [Blog] Self-Driving Cars, Trucks And. Shopping Carts? - The 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 broadcasting 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 to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel.
    [Blog] 5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights
    If you answered yes to the above questions then you have landed on the right blog post and podcast today. Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? It’s easy to get lost in the numbers, or to get over focused on followers, likes, shares, views, listens and the list goes on. It’s easy to get lost in a sea of avatars and data insights. As marketing leaders we must remind ourselves that behind every click, share, like, view, listen and subscribe is a person, a human being. People buy from people. Brand Humanization in a Nutshell.
    [Blog] 19 Easy Ways to Survey Your Audience and Crush it with Content
    You create an awesome social media post, or blog post, or (shudder) entire training program or online course… And… Crickets. It’s a little harder to ask questions and get responses on Pinterest but you can definitely tease people back to your blog or social media or survey landing page. If your survey is on a blog post (see #12) then include a pin-worthy image on that post so visitors can pin the image. Here’s an example: 12  Write a blog post and ask for feedback or embed a survey into the blog post. Is it time to Survey your audience?
    [Blog] 5 Hot Areas For B2B Marketing
    If you are a B2B marketer, gone are the days when you hammered prospects with… Read More.
    [Blog] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    My kind of undercurrent. I’d love to hear what changes you’re making, if you’re starting a blog , revamping a current one, branching out into online business or something else? I’m also keen to hear your input into our community discussion on what social platforms everyone uses and why. WHSR Twitter Chat Recap: Blog Smarter and Stay Productive to Grow Traffic | Web Hosting Secret Revealed. The post Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately? Pro Blogging NewsDo you feel like there is so much change afoot this year? totally do!
    [Blog] Facebook Profile Expression Kit Released for Android, iOS Developers
    Product manager Aigerim Shorman  provided more details in a blog post : Starting today, Android and iOS developers worldwide can download the Profile Expression Kit SDK (software-development kit) and integrate it into their apps. Facebook introduced its Profile Expression Kit  at its F8 global developers conference in April, and Thursday, the social network announced that it is available to Android and iOS developers worldwide. App developers enjoy attribution and brand awareness within News Feed  every time someone uploads a profile picture or video created by their app.
    [Blog] Drive Massive Growth with Human Machine Customer Insights
    Developing customer insights, then using them as the core for strategic planning is the key… Read More.
    [Blog] How To Use Agorapulse To Promote Your Next Event
    When I ran Blog Awards Ireland we kept a Twitter list of all our sponsors. You’ll have your blog posts, curated content and most importantly calls to action to buy tickets. Look through the tweets that your Engagers, Ambassadors & Influencers shared about the event and create a blog post curated from the top tweets from the day. If you don’t have a blog,  use Storify to curate a picture of the day from these tweets. They write blog posts about other events that will attract a similar target market. But your job isn’t finished. Scheduling.
    [Blog] Five Ways to Ensure PR Success with Your Start-up
    The 2016 Modern Blogging Masterclass Media Relations is a Tactic, Not a Strategy. Start-ups need PR. The challenge becomes how exactly does a start-up achieves PR success? The first steps is understanding PR it's a journey, not a destination. The post Five Ways to Ensure PR Success with Your Start-up appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories What is Corporate Storytelling and How Do I Use it?
    [Blog] Native Ads Debut for Mobile App Install Campaigns on Twitter Audience Platform
    Product manager, revenue Daniel Kang announced in a blog post that the launch of this feature gives advertisers access to a potential audience of more than 800 million when combining Twitter users and users of thousands of popular applications, adding: Native ads use your existing assets so you don’t have to worry about making a unique set of creatives for each publisher. Advertisers running mobile application install ad  campaigns on Twitter Audience Platform  now have access to native ads. TwitterMobileAppInstallAdsNative from SocialTimes on Vimeo.
    [Blog] Sidekick 10/9-10/15
    It's out with the Old World (Columbus Day) and in with the new (Indigenous Peoples'… Read More.
    [Blog] Best Practices for Social Media Ad Spending
    We recommend leveraging social media news sites (digiday, mashable, socialmediaexaminer) and also following the social platform blogs (listed below). These https://business.pinterest.com/en/blog. 7. Social network ad spending isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. By 2018, social media ad spending is expected to be just under $20 billion; amounting to nearly 22% of total digital ad spends. The bulk of this, about 77%, is expected to be spent on Facebook advertising. It’s not chump change or something to be taken lightly. Keep Paid with Other Social Media Disciplines. Measure. Measure.
    [Blog] Lawyers, What Are You Waiting For?
    Write a blog post about a recent development in your practice area. Don’t have a blog? As an early and constant adopter of social and digital technology, she also helps firms with blogging, podcasts, video marketing and livestreaming. The level of frustration among lawyers irritated because their cases and expertise aren’t being picked up by media is not decreasing. continue to hear the same comments on a regular basis. “This was  a major case. Why didn’t anyone pick it up?” ” “We have PR people for that.” Discuss. Debate.
    [Blog] How Bad Emailing Can Impact Your Business
    Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas: 25 Content Marketing Resources. Running email campaigns acts like a source to add new clients to the business. Emailing has always remained one important consideration when it is about growing your business in the evergreen online sphere. However, a number of service providers totally go wrong by indulging in bad emailing practices. This impacts the business in a number of ways. Bad emailing includes all those practices that anyhow impact your email campaigning. Why is bad email a no for business? How Bad Emailing Can Impact Your Business. Conclusion.
    [Blog] PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger
    My Blogging Income Streams. In episode 150 I talked about how I make money blogging and broke it down by percentages. In Today’s Episode How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. November 2002 – I get an email from a friend that says, check out this blog. liked what I saw, and I began blogging. I had no idea that you could make money from blogging. spent a whole year learning about blogging. built a second blog where I reviewed digital cameras. Promoted eBooks and products for other blogs. Yahoo Ads.
    [Blog] Conversion Rate Optimization – 20 Factors Impacting Your Sales and ROI
    CRO also requires knowledge of how to properly build a website, blog, landing page. If you would like to learn more about conversion rate optimization as well as the factors impacting conversion rate for your business, you have landed on the right blog post and podcast today! 20+ factors impacting conversion rate optimization on blogs, websites and digital platforms. How to determine your call to actions for online visitors (website, blog etc.). Learning how to increase conversions is often a top goal of smart and internet savvy marketing and business leaders.
    [Blog] Learn How to Leverage Snapchat in a Snap
    For example, if you have a blog and are publishing content once a week or so – you can take a few pieces of that blog post, do a few Snaps and then drive people back to that post. I do this week in and week out for blog content, webinar content, Facebook Live content. Blog getsocialsmart snapchat social media strategySnapchat has certainly taken the world by storm. In fact, the stats don’t lie. Snapchat has more users than Twitter or Pinterest or Linkedin. Snapchat grew as much in one year as Twitter has in 4 years combined. Here you go! Find your groove.
    [Blog] Top Free Content Marketing Tools for Beginners
    Related Stories How to Master Modern PR: A Three-part Video Series Categorization, Justification, and Your Brand Message 10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog. To be successful at content marketing, you need to the right tools. While some may be expensive, here is a list of top free content marketing tools that will help you make a successful start. The post Top Free Content Marketing Tools for Beginners appeared first on Spin Sucks.
    [Blog] 5 Viral Tweets from the Fast Food Industry
    A viral conversation is like lightning. You don’t know where it’ll strike, and it rarely… Read More.
    [Blog] How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers
    You started a blog because you recognized the importance of content marketing. You know that businesses that blog get more traffic than those that don’t. You have to be able to leverage your blog content in a way that convinces readers to trust you and buy from you. Start with these five tactics you can use in your blog posts today. Use Your Blog as a Platform to Host Deals. Hosting deals on your blog does two things: It encourages readers to shop when they may not have otherwise spent money on your product. Your blog posts shouldn’t be a sales pitch.
    [Blog] Does Your Social Media Agency Need as Real Identity?
    Quote taken from: https://www.dragonsearch.com/blog/developing-a-brand-voice-video/. Every business needs an identity but for those offering social media marketing it’s even more important. Agencies that offer those services must demonstrate that through their own branding and identity they can deliver exactly that for their clients too – helping them to establish their position in the marketplace, become known and also extend their reach. Branding means many things to different people and an effective identity can work on several levels. These are all questions that need to be tackled.
    [Blog] B2C Marketing Best Practices with Influencers
    When it comes to B2C Marketing, consumers own the conversation—and they’re adding to it at… Read More.
    [Blog] How To Monetize Your Blog By Repurposing Content
    It doesn’t even matter how much you like writing blog posts and replying to readers’ comments. If your blog doesn’t start to make money, you will start resenting all the work you put into it, and the days of loving your blog will be short lived. Your blog will stop feeling like a chore and start feeling like an investment if you can find the key that links your content directly to the money you make. The great news is you can start monetizing your blog straight away by simply using the content you’ve already written on your blog and repurposing it.
    [Blog] Brooke B. Sellas From B-Squared Media on Starting a Social Media Agency
    Figure out how you can then take those documents and turn them into processes and workflows, and turn them into client education, and then maybe blog posts. Your blog is a large part of your brand and agency. How did you develop your blog’s tone of voice? I’ve always written the blog. I do have guest bloggers come on every now and again but I’ve always written the blog. So when I decided to get serious about blogging, which was several years ago now, I said, “I’m going to publish weekly.” Have you seen an uptick in business in terms of blogging?
    [Blog] 6 INSANELY Useful Tools to Take Your Blog to the Next Level
    Want to take your blog the level? started my first personal blog back in 2008 and that failed miserably. didn’t give up though, I then started Ask Aaron Lee, my second blog in 2010 that has survived up to this day. I’ve been around the block for quite some time now and phew! That blog has been featured on. Buffer. & many others. I’ve also had the opportunity to work on brands and startups blogs as well. Buzzsumo is a must have tool for any blogger if you want to take your blog to the next level. Method 1: Search other blogs.
    [Blog] We Didn’t Know How to Promote a Podcast. So Here’s All We Learned
    Publish two weeks of podcast-themed blog content. This strategy has roots in content marketing where there’s often a reciprocal effect when you mention a business in a blog post. This can be blog readers, product users, social media followers, etc. Before we launched our Buffer podcast , so much of our time and energy (99.9% of it, I’d wager!) was spent getting the sounds and feel just right. How do people promote podcasts? We didn’t know. We’d never promoted a podcast before! Here’s all we found and all that we’re excited to try. Images.
    [Blog] How to Pitch Yourself to Be a Podcast Guest
    If you’ve been blogging for any length of time, you may have had daydreams about achieving fame, fortune and glory through your blog. At the very least, you’ve probably been hopeful that you’d reach your target readers and maybe make some money by selling a product or service that you talk about in your blog. While a blog is an excellent way to spread the word about your chosen topic, there is another medium that literally speaks to 57 million Americans: podcasting. Think about the people you are trying to reach with your blog. Blog Promotion Podcasting
    [Blog] Longer Tweets Are Coming: All You Need to Know About Twitter’s 140 Character Update
    This update has been much anticipated by many Twitter users and on their blog, Twitter shared the full details of what’s changing: Replies: When replying to a Tweet, @names will no longer count toward the 140-character count. The diagram below, shared by Twitter on their dev blog , shows the high-level change to Tweets: This diagram shows that when displayed to users, @mentions, URLs and media will all appear outside of the tweet itself, leaving a full 140 characters to play with when composing the text for your tweet. What’s changing? More room for words! ” 4.
    [Blog] Social Media Outreach for Beginners
    Sending dozens or hundreds of direct messages to people you’ve never interacted with and asking them to share your blog post isn’t outreach. Her Twitter handle includes Sprout, she hosts our Twitter chats and appears on our blog. Are you launching a campaign to promote a blog post? You could even use social media outreach to secure guest blogging spots, but it may take a little longer. That could mean Retweeting them, sharing one of their blog posts or leaving a comment on their site. What is Social Media Outreach? It’s spam. 4S23bzPh3e.
    [Blog] Categorization, Justification, and Your Brand Message
    Related Stories 10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog Spin Sucks Celebrates 10 Years! As humans we have several universal decision-making triggers which help us make choice. By providing for them in our brand message and buyer's journey we make it easy for the people who want and need our product to choose. The post Categorization, Justification, and Your Brand Message appeared first on Spin Sucks. The Client Service SOAP Note. Communication Content brand message buyer's journey categorization conversion convert prospects laura petrolino
    [Blog] Treat Digital Like Real Property
    This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Consulting Blog. Your website, e-commerce platform, blog, social media channels, and email marketing system are all types of digital properties. —— I am planning to sell a house soon. To prepare for the taxes that will need to be paid, my financial advisor told me I can deduct improvements from the cost basis when determining the capital gains on the property. Repairs and regular maintenance costs cannot be deducted. This got me thinking about how most organizations think about their digital properties. Review your staffing.
    [Blog] PB152: Challenge – Create a Piece of Embedded Content for Your Blog
    This is in the vein of our blogging groove challenge which we did about six weeks ago. I’ve just returned from the ProBlogger Event, and I am inspired. Days to Getting Your Blogging Groove Back. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. Tips on Taking Your Blog to the Next Level With Embeddable Content. Welcome to Episode 152 of the ProBlogger podcast where today I want to issue you with a challenge to create a certain type of piece of content in the vein of our Blogging Groove Challenge which we did about six weeks ago. Embedded Content Challenge. Further Resources .
    [Blog] 10 rules of branding for your startup or small biz
    We live in a multimedia, multi-format, multi-screen world, so don’t just focus on writing a text-based blog. Vincent Dignan at his “Growth Hack Your Sales” workshop in San Francisco (photo by JD Lasica). The event, called “Growth Hack Your Sales & Personal Branding!” ” and held at Galvanize in San Francisco’s SoMa, drew about 70 attendees. Vincent, who’s young enough to pass for a teenager (and may well be for all I know), is constantly online and his writings have garnered more than 150 million page views and 50 million visitors.
    [Blog] Want a Career in Social Media and Digital Marketing? Know These 3 Things First!
    If this is you, then you definitely landed on the right blog post and podcast today. Are you a digital or social marketer wanting to progress in your business and marketing career? Do you find yourself getting stuck, getting passed over for promotions? Do you often find it hard to win budgets, grow your team or simply justify your own job? Or it could be you are having a hard time landing or even keeping the job in the first place. Social media is not a band-aid for a broken business. In addition, social media and digital marketers must learn business. Understanding marketing. iTunes.
    [Blog] Is the See-Now, Buy-Now Model Bypassing the Fashion Editor as Influencer?
    Whether you’re on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat, when New York Fashion Week comes around,… Read More.
    [Blog] Is the See-Now, Buy-Now Model Bypassing the Fashion Editor as Influencer?
    Whether you’re on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat, when New York Fashion Week comes around,… Read More.
    [Blog] Community Discussion: What Social Platform Works for You (and why?)
    With my own lifestyle blog , it’s definitely Facebook (both a group and a page ), and Instagram , with Snapchat bringing up the rear ( I miss you, Twitter! ). Two different blogs, two different places to spend our time both promoting posts and interacting with readers. What kind of blog do you have and what social platforms are the most successful for you? There have been so many changes to the social media landscape across the years, in fact an incredible amount of changes just in the last 12 months. And success can depend on the time of day too, per platform.
    [Blog] Do The Pivot With Jenny Blake - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #532 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Jenny Blake had it all. She lived in the Silicon Valley and had an amazing opportunity to work at Google  (where she spent five years doing training, coaching and career development). She did that. It wasn't fulfilling enough for her, so she moved to New York and started working as a speaker, business strategist, executive coach. Enjoy the conversation.
    [Blog] Street Pics for the ADWKDC 2016 Trespass Campaign
    If you want to learn more visit the site , or check out this five reasons to attend blog post. The Georgetowner. I had the great fortune of serving AAF-DC as photographer for their ADWKDC 2016 campaign, themed Trespass. Above and below are my favorite shots from each frame that I submitted. affectionately call the set “the Georgetowners” as the photos were all shot in Georgetown, where I went to graduate school. If you haven’t registered for ADWKDC 2016 yet, definitely consider doing so. It’s a fantastic celebration of Washington’s advertising community.
    [Blog] A Journey Or A Destination?
    business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Is your life a journey or a destination? Alan Watts - Why Your Life Is Not A Journey. Alan Watts - Why Your Life Is Not A Journey from David Lindberg on Vimeo. thanks for the find, Tom Webster ). brand. brand savant. creativity. culture. david lindberg. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. walter thompson. marketing. mirum. mirum agency. mitch joel. mitchjoel. motivation. tom webster. vimeo.
    [Blog] Hashtags and PR: Steer (and Stir) the Convesation
    Trending Is a VerbThe ability to steer conversations is part of the branding that consumers… Read More.
    [Blog] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    The post Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately? It’s back to reality and rainy Melbourne after last  weekend’s epic ProBlogger Training Event on the Gold Coast. You can read all about what went down here – were you there? what did you think? Plenty of tips and news to keep you busy this week – I hope it’s a good one. 16 Mistakes Bloggers Make when Building an Email List | Jeff Bullas. From poor placement of opt-in forms, to buying a list, I’ve seen just about all these email faux pas. Really great insights here. And it’s possible.
    [Blog] How to Set up Rich Pins on Pinterest in Just 5 minutes
    In this post, I show you How to Set Up Rich Pins for your Blog Articles on WordPress… in just 5 minutes.  . So let’s take a look at what Rich Pins are on Pinterest – and why you would want them to help with driving traffic to your blog or website. Article – shows the headline, title, description and author of your article and blog post (I’ll show you how to do it quickly in this post!).  . It takes just 3 steps (and 5 minutes) to set up Rich Pins on Pinterest if you have a WordPress Blog. Hot Tip When Adding Images to your Blog Posts.
    [Blog] Social Sidekick 10/2-10/8
    Are you ready to rumble? The final weeks of election season heat up as the… Read More.
    [Blog] How the Very Best Content Curation Is Done on Social Media [SSM002]
    Moz blog. What are some of the accounts you love to follow on social media? For us, Moz’s Rand Fishkin and his enjoyable, educational Twitter feed is right near the top. Rand shares all sorts of content on marketing, SEO, technology, and startups, and he does so with a fine eye toward curation. Content curation on social media is a great way to provide value to your audience and build your own brand. Rand has one of the strongest brands anywhere on social — 334,000 Twitter followers and an engaged audience. How does he go about his content curation? Share on social.”
    [Blog] Twitter Debuts Customizable Modular SDK for MoPub Mobile Ad Exchange
    Elena Elfimova , who works on exchange product marketing for Twitter, announced in a blog post Thursday that Twitter introduced a modular SDK for iOS and Android applications, allowing publishers to focus on only their desired ad formats and minimizing the space used by the SDK, pointing out that apps on both platforms have size limits of 100 megabytes. Advertisers using Twitter’s MoPub  mobile ad exchange can now customize their software-development kits to account for only the ad formats they wish to use. Think you might want to try a new format later on?
    [Blog] Twitter Debuts New Customer-Support Features for Brands
    Product manager Travis Lull  wrote in a blog post: We are committed to making Twitter the best place for people to talk to businesses. Social media users who are dissatisfied with customer support from brands often cite lack of response , and Twitter Thursday introduced two features to help businesses combat that perception. And businesses can choose to display their hours of availability, so Twitter users know when they are most likely to receive help. The direct message button will also be more prominent on those brands’ profiles. Those have both had great success.
    [Blog] 3 Inherent Influencer Benefits From Twitter’s New Updates
    Although links to blog posts and articles will continue to be subjected to the 140-character maximum, there are still several benefits that Twitter’s updates will have on the influencer community. Traditionally, influencers shared a few tweets, perhaps with an image if the character count allowed, linking to their sponsored blog post. Tweets may be sweet for influencers  already, but these microblog posts are about to become even more viable for sharing messages and content thanks to new system updates. According to The Verge , those changes could arrive as soon as Sept. Voila!
    [Blog] How to Create Traffic Generating Content
    It all comes down to how much effort you are putting into your content, how much you enjoy writing on what you are writing, how much expertise (and experience) you have in your chosen topic and why you chose to start a blog in the first place. Another good source is your own blog. Sensationalist headlines are nothing new in the media, but online they have become raving monsters that have taken over blogs. With the prevalence of Pinterest, it is more important than ever to make sure that extends to your blog, and not just your Twitter account. How to stand out?
    [Blog] 6 ways to boost engagement on Instagram
    This is important across your blog content and social postings that will drive traffic back to your site. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. Post by Megan Totka. ChamberofCommerce.com. M any Instagrammers weren’t thrilled when Instagram shared the new algorithmic feed that arranges posts based on each user’s interaction. However, if you use Instagram as a marketing tool, you are already thinking of ways to boost your engagement on this social media platform. JD Lasica
    [Blog] Successful Marketers Always Play the Long Game
    Tim Ferris, in my opinion, has one of the best podcasts on the planet. In… Read More.
    [Blog] Facebook’s Next Data Center Will Be in Los Lunas, N.M.
    Facebook said in a blog post : Los Lunas will be outfitted with the latest Open Compute Project  compute, storage and networking technologies and will be powered by 100-percent renewable energy, making it one of the most efficient and sustainable data centers in the world. Los Lunas, N.M., will be the site of Facebook’s seventh data center , the social network announced Wednesday. The new data center in Los Lunas is scheduled to go online in late 2018, joining four others in the U.S.— Fort Worth , Texas; Altoona , Iowa; Prineville , Ore.; and Forest City , N.C.–as
    [Blog] Up, Periscope: New Features for iOS 10
    Periscope announced in a blog post  that its live broadcasts can now be shared via iMessage , along with custom-designed stickers  created for iOS 10. Periscope also mentioned in the blog post that auto-play has been introduced for live videos in its home and global feeds, and that users can now see the avatars of other users who join their broadcasts. Twitter’s Periscope  livestreaming application jumped on board the iOS 10  train. And the Periscope iOS app  now offers universal support for the iPad. Readers: What do you think of Periscope’s new features for iOS 10?
    [Blog] How to Create a Killer Content Strategy
    If you like to write, then you may choose to write a blog post on your site or on another site like Medium or LinkedIn. For example, you may create one blog post a month – which is 12 pieces of content that live on your blog. That one blog could get sliced and diced a number of different ways: You could create a Power Point presentation with that content and upload it to SlideShare.net – which is owned by LinkedIn. Check out How to Crush Your Content Strategy with this Secret Weapon , Rock Your Blog! Content helps to draw prospects in to who you are. Video.
    [Blog] NEVER SAY NEVER: Do You Always Have to Follow Writing “Rules” to Be a Successful Blogger?
    Whether you blog, pen fiction, nonfiction or anything at all, finding the right words and writing style is essential. write fiction so that’s what I’ve touched on here but I also write articles and posts—to wit—and blog, like many of you, and it is essential that we in fact consider these factors—tone, subject, audience, desired effect—in our writing. Are you blogging about a serious topic, or light? This is a guest contribution from author Daryl Rothman. But how to do it? And are these rules written in stone? THE GREAT DEBATE. He thinks I don’t know the ten-dollar words.
    [Blog] 10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog
    We live in an attention-deficit world where comments and shares on blog posts are at a premium. The post 10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog appeared first on Spin Sucks. Here are 10 ways to be sure you'll get both every time. Related Stories Spin Sucks Celebrates 10 Years! Tackling Your Top Three Toughest PR Content Challenges Media Relations is Not about the Pitch—it’s about WHO You Pitch.
    [Blog] What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016
    shared them because sometimes as bloggers it’s easy to procrastinate – and to avoid doing those important things that we know will bring life to our blogging. There were also quite a few recurring themes including: Perfectionism – numerous speakers talked about their struggle with this and how ‘imperfect action’ was the way to approach blogging. Niches vs Overarching Themes – Emilie Wapnick finished our conference off by talking about bringing multiple passions/interests into one blog. think that they were right. Actionable Content.
    [Blog] Facebook Blueprint Tops 1 Million Enrollments, Announces Blueprint Certification
    The Blueprint Certification badge can be shared on Facebook and other social media, embedded in a website or blog or included it in an email signature or electronic résumé. Facebook introduced its Blueprint  e-learning platform in March 2015 , and just 18 months later, Blueprint  reached 1 million course enrollments. The social network also announced three additions to its Blueprint program: Blueprint Certification for digital advertisers, a partnership with the Miami Ad School and the inclusion of French and Indonesian on its list of languages. India, Brazil, Mexico and South Korea.
    [Blog] Twitter Audio Cards Now Support Tracks from Deezer
    Deezer announced the integration in a blog post , saying that it is already live for iOS and Android, and chief marketing and commercial officer Golan Shaked added: We’re excited to be teaming up with Twitter to offer fans the ability to listen to music through the integration of audio cards on the platform. Twitter users can now share 30-second samples of tracks from music-streaming service Deezer  via audio cards. The social network previously introduced similar initiatives with Spotify  and SoundCloud. This is just one of the many ways that we are enabling this.
    [Blog] Facebook, Twitter Join First Draft Partner Network
    The First Draft Coalition was formed in June 2015, and it provides training resources, case studies and regular blog posts authored by founding coalition members including Bellingcat, Dig Deeper Media, Emergent, Storyful, Reportedly, Meedan, Verification Junkie and Eyewitness Media Hub, with support from Google News Lab. Facebook and Twitter are among the organizations to join the First Draft Partner Network , which is aimed at improving practices in reporting and sharing online news. Agence France-Presse. Aljazeera Media Network. American Press Institute. Amnesty International. Witness.
    [Blog] Develop a Content Marketing Culture Across Your Entire Organization
    Successfully developing a content marketing culture, not just within your marketing team but, across your… Read More.
    [Blog] The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis
    Just like in any industry, SEO has a lot of misleading information on blogs and forums. You might read on a forum that all backlink are good or perhaps read a case study about how fantastic blog networks are. In Google’s eyes, such links can be part of a blog network. Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas: 25 Content Marketing Resources. Search Engine Optimization is strongly influenced by the quality of your site’s backlinks and will continue to be for the coming years. Even so, not all backlinks are good for SEO. Avoiding the common misconceptions about backlinks.
    [Blog] How to Create a YouTube Channel to Make the Most of YouTube’s Billion-User Network
    In short, because  video is harder to produce than a blog post or an image. YouTube, the Google-owned video network, boasts over a billion users — almost one-third of all people on the Internet — and every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views. On mobile alone, YouTube reaches more 18-34 and 18-49 year-olds than any cable network in the U.S. What’s amazing, though, is that only 9% of small businesses  in the U.S. are actively using YouTube , and my hunch is that figure would be pretty accurate worldwide, too. Ready to start? Other.
    [Blog] Was The iPhone 7 Worth The Wait? What Is The Future Of Uber? All That And More On CHOM 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 broadcasting 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 to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel.
    [Blog] Spin Sucks Celebrates 10 Years!
    It's hard to believe for those of us who contribute to Spin Sucks daily, but this blog that started out horrendously is celebrating 10 years on the internet. The post Spin Sucks Celebrates 10 Years! appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Tackling Your Top Three Toughest PR Content Challenges How to Master Modern PR: A Three-part Video Series #ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap.
    [Blog] How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]
    For example, one article posted on a blog may garner an expansive number of re-posts—helping you to meet your goal of generating conversation about your brand. Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? Do you know how each campaign performed when measured against those metrics, and how they contributed to the bottom line? If you’re like many marketers, those questions probably bring a quizzical look to your face. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There remains some debate about whether social media ROI can be measured.
    [Blog] In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2
    Product lead Mikhail Larionov provided more details in a post on the Messenger blog : Today we’re also rolling out a new way for businesses to sell products and services in Messenger. Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Platform  v1.2, containing several new features, the most prominent of which is the ability for brands to accept payments  directly via the application. The other major feature launch is the ability for brands to use News Feed ads  on Facebook to drive users to Messenger via calls to action such as “send message,” “shop now” or “learn more.”.
    [Blog] 7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI
    If you answer yes to this question then you have landed on the right blog post today! This blog post and podcast episode is the 2nd in a series on Pinterest for Business I’m providing to help business leaders and entrepreneurs like you, explore if Pinterest is something you should take a deeper look at to help you differentiate from competition and ignite business results. Would you like to… Increase traffic to your website or blog? Inspiring and educating an audience that visits blogs as the top destination from Pinterest. Increase brand awareness?
    [Blog] Twitter Touts Branded Emojis
    Twitter shared examples of successful campaigns by Samsung Mobile  and Spotify  in a blog post, along with the following best practices suggestions: Focus your tweet around the emoji and the hashtag. Twitter introduced branded emojis last year , and the social network provided an update on their performance Monday. Twitter said in a Twitter Marketing post that ads receive nearly 10 percent more attention when branded emojis are included, adding that when branded emojis are combined with promoted videos , emotional connection with and interest in the ads increase by six times.
    [Blog] PB151: How to Build Trust With Your Blog
    Build Trust With Your Blog. Today, I’m talking about how to build trust with your blog, podcast, YouTube channel, and social media. This question came in from Stacie. “ I’ve heard that blogs are great for building trust with potential customers – how would you suggest speeding that up? ” – Asked by Stacie. I’m going to tackle this question today and talk about how trust is built using content online and give you some tips on how to maybe speed it up a little bit. Further Resources on How to Build Trust With Your Blog. The same is true in your blogging.
    [Blog] 6 Brands Winning at User-Generated Content
    Brands are always searching for and creating new, engaging content to share with followers and… Read More.
    [Blog] Unmistakable Creative With Srinivas Rao - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Episode #531 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Podcasting continues to grow and develop into an important media channel. I've been podcasting every week for over a decade, so it's always interesting to see news like the IAB and Edison Research released this week about podcasting's explosive growth ( Podcast Advertising Study 2016 ). Another podcast that many people love is The Unmistakable Creative.
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