Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
According to a 2014 Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates have the necessary skills and competencies to succeed in the workplace. Associations have a unique opportunity to address the skills-gap problem if they stop delivering courses and start delivering competencies. What is competency-based learning and how would it work? photo credit ).
Do Content Marketers Compete?
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
If you think you’re competing with someone, you just don’t know them well enough yet. began to wonder, do content marketers compete? . Collaborate, Cooperate, Compete? And if you’re practicing the true virtues of inbound marketing (“out-teach the competition”) you actually don’t care who you’re competing with. If you want to compete, compete for rankings.
Compete.com Doesn’t Compete
MAY 18, 2011
Let’s take a look at my site – davefleet.com. I’m not going to lie — I’ve neglected this poor thing recently, so traffic numbers have dropped… but Compete makes it look as though someone dropped a bomb on my server. Let’s compare a few stats between Compete and Google Analytics, and see how things look. Compete: 1,579 - an 89% variance.
Compete Responds To Criticism
MAY 25, 2011
This is important, as we often use Compete.com and similar sites to report on potential reach of coverage for our clients. I was pleased to see that Compete responded, multiple times — in a comment on my post; via a tweet and then subsequently in email. Given the interest I saw from other people, I obtained Compete’s permission to publish our exchange. Compete is based on a sample of 2 million, US based panelists. We have a small sample warning on your website, which means we have limited data on your domain. Thanks, Dave. Moving on.] link]. link].
QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Recently named #108 on the 2011 INC 500 report, you can get more great insights from Signal on Twitter , Facebook and on their blog. [ QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ]. This is a guest post by Julian Rockwoord, a product manager at Signal. Good Things Come on Packages. Couponing Goes Digital.
Competing with Free
Direct Marketing Observations
OCTOBER 27, 2011
How do other companies compete when Nike, Gatorade and AE give stuff away for free? We’re asking local SMB’s to compete with big brands who give stuff away for free, by forcing them to give stuff away for free too that will either be a) costing them more than they can really afford or b) not really having the same impact on the consumer as it would if it was coming from the big brand. Don’t give something away to sell something-you can’t compete with those that use that as a business model. Consumers snap up free stuff because it’s free. Uh no.
Myrland Marketing Motivation: Who Are You Competing Against?
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
We begin taking detours from what is important in our personal and professional lives because we think competing against the wrong person will make us look better. Figure out what you need to do to accomplish your goals for your job or business, and focus like a laser on competing against the right person… YOU ! More Motivation Than Marketing. It’s A Monday Kind Of Thing!
Eight Tools for Social Media Listening
OCTOBER 4, 2011
It tells you exactly what you need to do to fix the site so the search engines are crawling it and you are competing on the web. Now go to Compete. Social Media Social Media Strategy Tools blog grader compete Delicious diigo Google alerts Google analytics google blog search social media listening Technorati twendz twitter search website graderThe Art and Science of Listening.
Competing on the Field But Cooperating in the Office
Social Media Strategery
AUGUST 30, 2011
It’s not difficult to find examples of sports teams using social media. From the player (Gilbert Arenas’ landmark blogging in 2006) to the team (the Red Sox using Twitter to give away free tickets during a rain delay) to the league (the NHL’s tweetups ), social media has gone from being an innovative marketing tactic to a must-have component of any marketing strategy. emails?
12 Tools for Powerful Influencer Research
MAY 5, 2016
Communication Influencer Relations Authority Spy buzzsumo Cabertel Find Me Follow Me Followerwonk influencer relations influencer research Inkybee Klear klout little bird Mention mozbar online tools Supplier CompeteHow do you find the right influencers for your campaign? You need to do your research. Jane Hurst shares her favorite tools.
Facebook Blueprint Tops 1 Million Enrollments, Announces Blueprint Certification
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Blueprint Certification is not only the most rigorous and reliable measure of Facebook advertising competency, it’s the only one officially recognized by Facebook. These exams have been designed to rigorously measure advanced-level competency in understanding and applying the skills required for the associated job roles. This will be available in the coming weeks.
How to Cut Through Social Media Hype with Simple Math
APRIL 11, 2011
But Compete says Facebook gets 134 million unique visitors in the US each month. Guest Posts How To Howie Goldfarb Social Media analyzing data compete facebook hubspot Marketing mobile Yelp If you read the news or popular blogs, you get a lot of numbers thrown at you. Social networks will also do the same, partially to attract news coverage, members, and investors. Think of that.
How to Differentiate Your Content
OCTOBER 2, 2012
If you don’t, it will be difficult for you to compete. You can’t do that and compete successfully. To successfully compete against individual bloggers you have to post at least three times a week. I’ve tried less unsuccessfully. guarantee you only a few of these detractors compete successfully. Image by Ksenia Krneychuk. Become a subject matter expert.
Are Google+ And Facebook Competing?
Small Business Mavericks
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Why I’m Competing With You. And You. And You. And You.
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
Now, you’re competing with Coke. The email inbox is also a battleground , with your special offer competing through the attention aperture (as Brian Solis calls it) with Nigerian Prince scams, Amazon recommendations, and Linkedin “don’t forget to connect with this guy nudges. Social media changes the very fabric of corporate competition. No more. With Chevy.
Should Consultants Compete or Cooperate?
DECEMBER 10, 2010
Why must we compete? Proof is one such agency, formed by a triumvirate of business leaders seeking to cooperate and coordinate their marketing expertise and love of Nashville. I don’t know if it’s preferred to create a physical agency or a loose network of peers who agree to work together before working separately, but if we agree a client would get more from many minds than one mind, why not work together? -- Thank you for reading Should Consultants Compete or Cooperate? Many social media marketing professionals consult in the greater Boston region. at AriWriter.
Content Marketing – The Competency Gap
DECEMBER 16, 2010
There is, however, a content competency gap between the recognized value of marketing content and the development of content strategies, says this report. Closing this content competency gap will become a priority next year. Social Media Case Studies Social Media Strategy competency gap content internet marketing strategy strategyStart by listening to your audience.
521 – Feeding Your Leadership Skills
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
How to avoid the competency gap? Pod Casts business leadership competency gap engaging brand podcast herminia ibarra how + self confidence how to avoid how to be a leader leadership podcast leadership skills leadership thinking self reflection Can looking back at events stop us from moving forward? Can reflection actually harm our progress as business leaders? We discuss.
Why I Remain on the Ad Age 150 Blogger Index
AUGUST 17, 2012
So what mattered most, being highly ranked or focusing on targeted outreach ? 3) Competing matters to me. Other people like to compete, too. Marketing 150 ad age AdAge blog compete competition lose loser losing rank ranking win winner winningTwo-time Cy Young Award Winner Tim Lincecum is experiencing a horrible 2012 season. used to be a top-ranked blogger! What happened?
Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front
Freelance Social Media
OCTOBER 20, 2008
Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front by cinta5 on October 20, 2008 According to the Bulldog Reporter , “Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is plotting a possible push into the digital-music business in the wake of MySpace’s launch of MySpace Music last month.
Google Plus versus Facebook? Really…
Direct Marketing Observations
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
Is it possible that G+ could actually compete with Facebook? It’s hard to actually write that in the title. Check out this infographic from Social Annex , what do you think? Facebook google social media G
Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence?
Small Business Mavericks
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Can you imagine competing against the likes of Ashton Kutcher and Oprah Winfrey for attention? If you think this is no different than competing against the Big O and the Big A on Twitter, think again. However, if celebrities are paid for providing YouTube content, your YouTube channel could be relegated to second-class status by a celebrity who is competing directly against you.
TENCompetence | Building The European Network for Lifelong Competence Development
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
It is developing and using infrastructure to support individuals, groups and organisations in lifelong competence development. TENCompetence Frequently Asked Questions (16 Mar) The TENCompetence Personal Competence Manager (12 Mar). 4th Competence Open Workshop in Madrid. TENCompetence Open Workshop: Empowering Learners for Lifelong Competence Development: pedagogical, organisational and technological issues Location: Madrid, Espana Venue: Hotel Santo Domingo, Madrid Start: April 10, 2008, 09:00 hrs End: April 11, 2008, 17:00 hrs. Skip Navigation. Project Outcomes.
Content May be King, But User Experience is Emperor
MARCH 1, 2016
Marketers in 2016 must convince their companies that developing brand loyalties will be the way to gain customers in a future where they can't compete on marketing claims anymore. It won't be easy, but those who can will win the current internet marketing game. The post Content May be King, But User Experience is Emperor appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Five Barriers to Sustainable Business Growth
JULY 18, 2016
These barriers are usually different for smaller and larger businesses, based on the level at which they compete. There are many barriers that may keep a business from sustainable growth. Here we take a closer look at each one. The post Five Barriers to Sustainable Business Growth appeared first on Spin Sucks.
What Social Media Means For Your Business in 2014/2015
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Social media has leveled the playing field for small and medium businesses. . A few years ago it was very difficult for a small business owner to compete with big businesses and their marketing budgets for advertising and exposure. SOCIAL MEDIA is no longer a novelty , but a strong marketing tool for small and medium business owners. Social media is a game changer. . It’s essential.
Thanks for the support
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
An independent candidate, I accepted an uphill battle on day one by competing with Democratic and Republican machines. I met many people and learned about many issues. On March 26, 2014, I announced my candidacy for State Representative of the First Essex District in Massachusetts. On November 4, 2014, I received 1,122 votes in Newburyport, 278 votes in Amesbury, and 206 votes in Salisbury.
How to Write a Compelling Headline
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Add the blog or newssite in the first column, their domain authority in the second, and whether you can compete in the third. Andy Crestodina has a great visual to show you where you should compete in Increase Targeted Website Traffic. By Gini Dietrich Lindsay Bell and I have been working on a project for a client to help her write more efficient headlines. Does it grab the reader?”
Why Marketers Should Use Twitter (Infographic)
AUGUST 16, 2016
Additionally, two-thirds of companies with more than 100 employees use Twitter, so any brand hoping to compete should needs to maintain a strong presence on Twitter. It may seem like Twitter is having a tough time lately, but it still isn’t wise to write the micro-blogging service off. An infographic from WebpageFX examines the impact of marketing on Twitter.
Media Relations: Track Effectiveness to Prove Investment
APRIL 14, 2015
It also gives me some other ideas, but I think I can compete for this phrase so I go to the next step. This is good, but I still don’t know if I can compete with some of the competitors. You want to put as headers, “Website,” “Domain Authority,” and “Can Compete?” That said, this is really long with only one topic. Do a Google Search.
The Spin Sucks Inquisition with Andy Crestodina
JANUARY 22, 2016
He sits on the Spin Sucks Inquisition—on video—and a new feature is introduced where they do, indeed, get to compete. If you've ever wanted to see a competition between Gini Dietrich and Andy Crestodina, now is your chance! The post The Spin Sucks Inquisition with Andy Crestodina appeared first on Spin Sucks. FollowFriday Social Media content chemistry five second rule orbit media
Twitter Users Are 68% More Likely To Visit Political Campaign Donation Sites
The Realtime Report
OCTOBER 12, 2012
Does it really influence users or change behavior? A new study from Twitter and Compete set out to answer these questions. According to Compete’s data, the average Twitter user is 68% more likely to visit a campaign donation page than the average internet user. Twitter wants politicians to know that their tweets are effective. politics.” searches on political terms.
Use Media Relations to Get on the First Page of Google
JANUARY 20, 2015
This will help me determine where I can compete and where I need to build relationships. You’ll see a third have lower domain authority than we do and two others are in our realm of competition. I can probably compete with those just by creating more content here on the topic. But to compete with the ones that have much higher domain authority? I The short answer is no.
Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016
JUNE 10, 2016
This exciting feature will be available for all competing nations (e.g., REVEALED: The official #EURO2016 emojis for every competing nation! UEFA EURO 2016 kicked off Friday with host France’s 2-1 win over Romania, and Twitter and Facebook have soccer fans covered through the tournament’s final July 10. George’s Cross. For Spain, #ESP or #VamosEspaña ). pic.twitter.com/OAqHjVugc6.
Media Relations: Increase Your Search Engine Optimization
APRIL 16, 2015
They’re all good phrases, but because she’ll compete with the likes of Forbes and Inc. Create a quick spreadsheet with “website,” “domain authority,” and “can compete?” Determine if you can compete. Going back to the link popularity drawing that Andy Crestodina uses, we can determine whether we can compete. Do a Google search.
Why Google is Really Pushing HTTPs
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
It’s about Google killing their competition, getting rid of competing ad networks. In fact, Google actually has a monetary incentive to get as many websites to move over to HTTPs as possible: convincing website owners to move to HTTPs will help get rid of competing ad networks. even wrote a checklist for moving to HTTPs soon thereafter. And soon over to HTTP/2 in the future?
Three Reasons To Invest In Patient Feedback Management Solutions
The Realtime Report
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Monitoring, analyzing and making improvement based on patient engagement feedback is an easy way to compete within the industry. Three Reasons To Invest In Patient Feedback Management Solutions By Sabrina Egan. In the last several years, the healthcare industry has seen an increased focus in online patient reviews. Responding To Online Reviews Is Vital. Monitoring Online Reputation.
Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)
JULY 1, 2016
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janiero, and Twitter shared some tips for advertisers looking to compete. In fact, more than 70 percent of those surveyed strongly associate Twitter as a platform that provides an expert point of view—compared with 46 percent to 56 percent on competing social platforms. Find ways to give fans behind-the-scenes access.
Smart Location-Based Marketing By Home Depot
JULY 3, 2011
Smart way to reward their most loyal customer (well, the most loyal customer using Foursquare, anyway) with something that has zero cost to Home Depot but a nice benefit for the customer, all the while encouraging other people to compete for that benefit. Because he was the mayor. location marketing Foursquare
Facebook Launches Flash, a Snapchat Competitor for Emerging Markets
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Facebook revealed its latest application, Flash, which was designed to compete with Snapchat in emerging markets , Kurt Wagner of Recode reported. Wagner reported that Flash is a photo- and video-sharing app that, like Snapchat, contains visual overlays that users can place on top of their content. Facebook reportedly said the Flash app is “less than 25 megabytes” in size. The