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3 Social Media Trends in Fashion that Retailers Should Leverage

Ignite Social Media

When social media shakes up the fashion industry , what do you do? Fashion brands with high levels of engagement on social channels like Instagram, are seeing growth in online sales. At Ignite Social Media, we know a thing or two about social media trends in the fashion and beauty industry, being Social Media Agency of the Year and all. Also known as Outfit of the Day.

How This Fashion Brand Found the Sweet Spot in Blogger Relations

Convince & Convert

Either they work only with blogger networks or agencies, or they own their blogger relationships in-house. After a neat discussion with Sam Zivot of Lorna Jane , I now have an awesome example of how these two tactics actually can be complimentary. huge part of this brand’s marketing strategy is blogger outreach. How Lorna Jane Does it with Bloggers. Meet Sam.

Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry


For a while ago, I wrote a blog post called  4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry pointing out among other things how bloggers has become the new (and most important) influencers and how the brands get more and more humanized. These Monki girls are famous bloggers from around the world. Social media is changing the fashion industry. Tweet.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

Methodology   Wikis  High Tech  United States  Peter Kim   Bayer   Berocca Blogger Relief pack   Blog/Blogging  Healthcare  United Kingdom  John Galpin   Bank of America   Medal Me! Whittemore   DC Goodwill   The DC Goodwill Fashion Blog   Blog/Blogging  Not for profit  United States  C.B. For an additional 500, be sure to visit Master List 2.  And the third 500 has started on Master List 3. To learn how to contribute/edit, visit the Administration page. adenin Facebook Page   Social networks  High Tech  United States  Meryl K. Evans   adenin TECHNOLOGIES Inc.

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Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop,  I immediately said yes. Part of a meme is to tap a few friends who will take the concept and put their own spin on it. I am excited that three of my favorite bloggers will be joining the meme parade. write most everywhere. Why do I write. and fun.

5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor


For those of you who have not seen it here’s an example of an update I created on it earlier in the week: The idea is that one person records a short audio clip (under 2 minutes) on their smart phone (iPhone only I think at the moment) and posts it for others to hear. Leave a comment below (the old fashioned way in text) or by responding to the following Anchor! Mini Podcast.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers


But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. The fact is, if you want to succeed as a part time blogger, you’d better bring your “A game” at all times. This one is true for all bloggers, but especially so for part timers.

How to Develop Yourself as a Blogger


People become bloggers for all sorts of different reasons — perhaps they have an axe to grind, something they have to get off their chests, something to sell, a need to engage people in a discussion or a burning desire to write about their favourite topics. Whatever it is that brings you to blogging, there are some things to consider as you develop yourself as an expert blogger.

4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry | Mindjumpers


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 5 Popular Posts About Social Media 3 Infographics on Why You Should Use Social Networks as Marketing Tools » 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry Posted by Sara Hansson Sep 10th, 2010 Tweet Fashion weeks have past by all over the world. New influencers There is a difference.

Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger

Writtent Blog

It may seem counterintuitive, but reaching out to other bloggers with the promise of supporting each other is a guaranteed way of gaining readers. For example, it’s well-known that the majority of clothing brands work closely with other fashion bloggers to showcase their apparel. Connect with Others. Give the People What They Want. Design Thoughtfully. Branch Out.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

With Blogger and Tumblr, the total audience is much larger. In terms of content, the blogging space captures every imaginable content category and topic from tech to sports to fashion to food. Bloggers are in many ways the first influencers, and brands started these partnerships as early as 10 years ago. Brands of Every Industry Are seeking Out Top Lifestyle Bloggers.

Easy Ways for Bloggers to Use Keywords to Drive Traffic


An example might be a blog about maternity fashion that provides some affiliate referral links to clothing stores where readers can buy the recommended clothes. This hypothetical maternity wear blog would want to rank highly on searches like “clothes to wear during pregnancy”, “maternity fashion”, and other searches like this. This is a guest contribution from Nick Rojas.

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish


Why bloggers should self-publish. That’s laughable. I’ll give you a very specific example. Ultimately, authors (unless you are, for example, Stephen King) have to do their own marketing for books. Why should bloggers self-publish? This was covered in a much more detailed fashion than the blog ever could, even though the material was inspired by several of my posts. Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Why self-publish? As a joke.

15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013


Welcome to the 2013 edition of Bloggers To Watch. My work has changed a lot over the past year – I’ve been focused a lot on the Australian blogger community, and on curators – so this post is very centered on those communities. believe her archives have a lot to offer beginner bloggers. Us bloggers have a lot more power then we give ourselves credit for.

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20+ More Bloggers to Watch: The Readers’ Choice


It’s been nearly a month since Bloggers to Watch in 2013 was published. Image courtesy stock.xchng user saavem This post presents all the bloggers that people have highlighted over the past few weeks. If you want to read a genuinely very funny Dad blogger then you can’t beat Mark Richards.  One blogger I really enjoy is Katie from Wellness Mama. Mark Richards.

Are You a Full Time Blogger with Small to Medium Traffic? Let’s Chat


One of the biggest misconceptions that many bloggers have is that you need MASSIVE traffic to become a full time blogger. The problem is that these bloggers don’t always have the platform to tell their stories and so the myth that you need massive traffic goes on without being busted. Are You a Full Time Blogger with Small to Medium Traffic? Let’s Chat.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

Here is an example: Badges for Podcamp Hawaii fans. And some blog owners code their site to use the “nofollow” tag, which tells Google to ignore any links in comments.But heh, be a friend and leave a blogger a comment! The latest Google search algorithm update (nicknamed Penguin) has moved strongly towards the long held principles of “organic seo.” Drupal).

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. Bloggers can be fickle and often work to the beat of their own drum. I get dozens of pitches a day.

Maternity Leave … for Bloggers?!


How do full-time bloggers take maternity leave? By Summer 2011, I had two very happy things going on in my life: I was pregnant with my first child, and my fashion and career advice blog ( Corporette ) was doing so well that I had quit my job as a lawyer to focus on it. To be clear: I also did not hire a baby nurse or nanny, although looking back I suppose that was an option also. I was very concerned that the mixture of sleepless nights and postpartum hormones would make me unfit to give career and fashion advice, even if someone else was looking after the baby. My answer?

How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger

This post is meant to outline the “ quality &# approach to guest blogging where: Linking (and keywords in the links) is not the most important thing What matters is networking with niche bloggers and influencers as well as building a positive brand image So read on if you are serious about guest blogging… 1. This is a guest post by Ann Smarty, a blogger and web entrepreneur.

The Question Of Quora

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Here's a great example: Someone asked: What do people at Twitter think of Facebook? Part of Quora's cool factor is that it seems to have captured the hearts and minds of the Silicon Valley luminaries and all of the Bloggers and Tweeters that follow them. Just this week, Jeremiah Owyang (a well-known Blogger and industry analyst) noticed that he was now being quoted in more mainstream media spaces by journalists who were pulling his answers off of questions he responded to on Quora. blogger. When someone asks, "what's the next Twitter ?" It's called Quora.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

But as opposed to celebrities, who are often the brand ambassadors or the “face” of a product or service, influencers can be bloggers, consultants, market analysts, critics or just about anyone who is popular online, even if they do not have a massive follower count. Here are some examples of how influencer marketing was leveraged by some leading brands: 1. Guest Post by Taral Patel.

Sixteen Ways to Use Pinterest for PR

Spin Sucks

Rather than talk to the room from slides, I had written down 16 ways to use Pinterest for PR and I walked around the room asking for examples for each. An example we discussed yesterday is the Department of Transportation. Blogs and websites you admire. I’m going to use Frank and Eileen as the example here again because I think my team does a nice job with this.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Jayme Soulati walks readers through 10 steps for “good old-fashioned networking” on social media to fuel business development, starting with setting goals (e.g., ” Five Fantastic Examples of B2B Social Media Marketing by j+ Media Solutions. Basic presence and listening tactics will no longer suffice,  and certainly  won’t differentiate brands. do that for me?”

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr


Tumblr’s functionalities can be compared to those of Twitter; follow other users and see their posts in a feed on your so-called Dashboard, get re-blogged by others for a viral spread of your content, send messages to other bloggers and tag your posts for the ability of other people to find your content through a search function. Tumblr’s functionalities. Set a strategy. Pay for visibility.

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Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

Influencer marketing's roots began in the blogosphere programs of what we called blogger relations. Although the relationship aspect of today's influencer marketing campaigns are still critical, campaigns are more sophisticated than in the days of blogger relations. . To celebrate Diva Marketing's 12th Blog Birthday (!). In her usual style, Danica includes so much more. Enjoy!

10 Ways Multi-blog Authors Can Stay Creative and Generate Great Posts


So often bloggers and freelancers work in isolation—in the ubiquitous PJs, of course. For example, a car: think of wheels, motion, driving, journeys … do these spark any ideas for your subject? Jo Gifford is a designer, writer, blogger, and founder of Cherry Sorbet Creative. Working primarily in the beauty, fashion and lifestyle industries her work spans graphic design for print and web, social media management and training, copywriting and editorial for on and offline publications. Writing Content blogger productivity inspiration writing blog posts

5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses

Convince & Convert

These are examples of niche enterprises that cater to very specific audiences. Great examples include Instagram photos or Vine videos. Ride-sharing app Sidecar did this in 2014 when they partnered with famous bloggers to create a one-of-a-kind experience for their customers. Three famous bloggers were chosen to decorate three sidecars. Image via

How to Get Creative with Influencer Marketing

Spin Sucks

To celebrate 25 years, Gap partnered with FLARE and fashion influencer, Cara McLeay for a fall trend presentation.  It drew a lot of people who wouldn’t normally show up to a Gap event. By Lauren Jung According to recent studies, 74 percent of global marketers will use influencer marketing as part of their marketing strategy in the next 12 months.

A Nine Year Rant

Geoff Livingston

Clients, co-workers and friends — the ones that impact your life in a positive fashion — matter more than any social score or reply. I’d rather talk with them directly. Blogging became a rat race, a demonstrative example of marketing smarts. When I started blogging, bloggers were considered wild and rebellious by corporate America. And that’s OK.

6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

In this post, I want to share just a few examples of tourism brands and operators (big and small) using marketing strategies that work – ideas, that you can adapt and modify for your own organisation. Here is an example of one of his posts about the local Surf Pro: The result? So how can you take this example and apply it to your own business? Yes, that’s right.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

At Socially Sorted, my content manager and I have an “ideas dump” document where we basically throw any and all ideas that we have… thoughts, ideas, screenshots, examples (we don’t copy of course, but instead use them for “inspiration”). When WordSwag hit the attention of bloggers in 2014 it quickly became a  household favourite. And much quicker.

11 Ways to Write Damn Good Headlines

Writtent Blog

I’m going to be bold here and create an ultimatum for bloggers. Example: 11 Things Everybody is Doing Wrong at Work. 2. Example: Are You Making These 11 Mistakes at Work, Too? 3. Here are a few examples: fooled, smash, fatal, and warning ( here’s 313 more ). Example: 11 Fatal Mistakes Everybody Makes at Work. 4. Sufficiently scared? Use Odd Numbers.

5 Key Elements for a Successful Women’s Blog


Your photo don’t have to look super-professional or “glossy” like in fashion magazines (mine never are) but make sure they are visually attractive; i.e. no blurriness, basic composition and bright, good colors (this can be edited on your computer). is a great free service that many of the top women bloggers use to make your pictures visually better. Here they are.

10 Tips to Optimize Your Presence on Pinterest

Razor Social

For example, rather than naming a board “ Tasty and healthy ” try “ Gluten-Free Recipes. ” The latter is clearer and much more specific… far more appreciated by Pinterest search algorithms. Here’s an example: Search for Pinterest marketing. Here are some examples:  . Here’s an example: Be creative. It’s hard to deny the power of Pinterest. It’s just common sense, right?

How to Create People-Powered Content That Works for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Yumbox lunch box for my daughter after seeing an Instagram photo from my favorite health food blogger, Skinnytaste: I have sandals from a blog post by Love, Taza : A trip planned to Thailand almost entirely from DesignLoveFest’s itinerary: These are big and small purchases being influenced by the people I listen to and follow online. The answer is simple: People-powered content. Sound hard?

10 Fresh Tips for Finding Time to Blog


For example, did you know you can embed a YouTube video in the body of your WordPress blog by simply pasting in the URL of the video? Maybe it’s the former journalist in me, but I still use an old-fashioned reporter’s notepad to jot down quick notes and sketch out illustrations when I’m not in front of a computer (during my commute, for example). And that, my fellow bloggers, would be a waste of everyone’s time. Brian Milne is founder of the BlogHyped Network of sites, where bloggers vote up posts and receive valuable links and exposure for their blog. School.

Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

Social Media Citizens

Independent bloggers such as LibertyLdnGirl are good examples of self-made brands that are successful at securing the communities they have created themselves from scratch, creating fun ways to deliver constantly engaging content for the community. and directing their fans to discounts, offers, and latest fashion news. It should always be organic).

Visualizing Dirty Jobs

Visually SM

In the process, we hope you’ll enjoy learning a little bit about the work behind the scenes that enables our daily lives to continue in a clean and orderly fashion. Whatever the case, artists, bloggers and others can draw on a variety of sources for good ideas when it comes to telling a story, no matter how messy it might get. Find a great visualization about a dirty job? Total U.S.

How Influence Marketing Differs from Celebrity Endorsement

Convince & Convert

Michael Jordan doesn’t need to be a fashion expert to recommend Hanes, and Oprah doesn’t need to be a technology expert to recommend Window’s Surface. When a brand sends mommy bloggers their newest breast pump to review as part of an influencer campaign, the goal isn’t notoriety but the generation of true recommendations within the targeted community. Image via Twitter.