• PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Feedly] Case Study: My Experiment with Starting a 2nd Facebook Page for My Blog
    shared it with them saying that the page is for those who want more photography tips and tutorials in their feed that come from beyond just dPS. 'Regular readers of ProBlogger would know that over the last 18 months, I’ve put a lot of effort into Facebook – particularly by building up the Digital Photography School Facebook page. In the last year and a half I’ve developed a publishing rhythm on the dPS Facebook page that works really well. Occasionally I throw in a discussion-related post but almost every post links back to quality tutorials on dPS. General
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Feedly] Blogging Tips to Increase Marketing Efforts to the Professional Tradesmen
    If you don’t get him to follow you on an RSS feed or fill out a form to be on a mailing list, you basically have lost most visitors. 'For those who follow me on a regular basis, you know I’m a big supporter of blogs. It seems that most companies now are at least considering doing a blog. Here are a few good reasons you should consider a blog for your company: Websites are mostly static  - Once a contractor has been to your website, why does he need to go back? He knows who you are and what you do. What better way to increase your brand awareness and generate new leads?
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Feedly] Blogging Tips to Increase Marketing Efforts to the Professional Tradesmen
    If you don’t get him to follow you on an RSS feed or fill out a form to be on a mailing list, you basically have lost most visitors. 'For those who follow me on a regular basis, you know I’m a big supporter of blogs. It seems that most companies now are at least considering doing a blog. Here are a few good reasons you should consider a blog for your company: Websites are mostly static  - Once a contractor has been to your website, why does he need to go back? He knows who you are and what you do. What better way to increase your brand awareness and generate new leads?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Feedly] The Beautiful Freedom of Not Giving a Crap
    ” He looked at how many of the bloggers in his feed had either changed direction, or simply given up altogether to concentrate on, well, life and family and all that important stuff. 'When I was much younger – say, around 8-9 years old – I used to get in trouble with my school teachers, and other adults in positions of authority, regularly. Pretty much not a day would go by without my mother receiving some troublesome news about me. guess, looking back, I simply had an aversion to authority. Wisdom Has No Age Limits I always loved my granddad. Except, not really.
  • GREG VERDINO  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Feedly] My Next Move: Bridging London and NYC for The Digital Consultancy
    This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. 'We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. Announcements Digital Transformation Marketing Strategy Digital Strategy The Digital Consultancy
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Feedly] Saturday Slides Providing a LIFT to Business Owners
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few decks on SlideShare that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Note : Every Sunday afternoon, our  Whistle Stops Weekly newsletter  is sent with at least one resource or link to L.I.F.T. your presence or practice.  Subscribe today. Consider leaving a comment!
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
    [Feedly] The PAIN of Small Business Owners (LIFT Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. topic during discovery meetings with business owners is their pain points. While we look at making their work easier and the business better, we sometimes discover that their pain is self-inflicted. Click Here! Click Here!
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Feedly] Don’t “Blow” It – Plan Ahead on Marketing Campaigns
    checked out the Shop Arbor Hills Facebook page and also their Twitter feed. 'Last month my shoes finally decided they were not providing enough stability. My knees were returning to having nightly pain. So I grabbed a pair of tennis shoes that I had purchased on clearance. They were a reputable brand but just didn’t seem to be cutting the mustard.And I began to feel like the little pig who build his house of straw. Everything was being blown down. That is why I decided to hop over to Running Fit today at lunch. So I grabbed a copy to take back to the office. know I abhor them.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Feedly] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #221
    "Now we have a computer on our wrist, and sarcasm and vitriol in our feeds. 'Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? But it wasn''t always this way. Here''s a 1995 promotional video for Neoglyphics - a Web design company. Watching this video a friend pointed me at made me remember just how idyllic things were, or maybe I''m just a grumpy old man. The world has changed so much that this is almost satire at this point. Oh, yeah, and if you''re 20 you don''t remember this. Hey kids! Get off my lawn!"
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Feedly] Google+ Communities: Amplify Your Content In Search
    Everyone should be diligent about ensuring their personal profile includes up-to-date feeds of all of the content published on the web that they author in full or part. 'Listen to the Episode Below (0:34:29). Download. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Get Weekly Marketing Updates. Discover What is New for Business. This is Episode 8 of  This Old New Business  weekly  business podcast with Jeff Korhan. Earlier this year Social Media Examiner released an extensive social media marketing industry report that revealed learning Google+ was a top priority for businesses. It is different!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [Feedly] The Boy With the Bread
    Instead of trying to get the attention of the influencers and A-listers for your blogger outreach program, develop touch points and feed the smaller bloggers – even Seth Godin was an unknown at one point. 'In a small town not far from you, a boy watched his father at work. His father was the town baker, and every morning without fail he’d rise at 3:00am to begin the day’s baking. Fresh pastries, sugar-coated sweetbread, biscuits of all shapes and sizes and – the most popular – the softest bread you could ever hope to eat. It was the thing that shaped the boy’s future. And it never did.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Feedly] Is Your Social Media Following a Balanced Diet?
    'Can I ask why do you feed your children? mean why wouldn’t you WANT to feed your children? Customer’s are like your children; they need feeding to grow. It is there to feed their desires and their passions. In much the same way that you would not feed your children purely bread, you can’t offer the same content to your customer database. To keep the content fresh, make sure you feed yourself with ideas and inspiration ! You don’t have to… there maybe laws but you can choose to break those laws? They will get bored.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Feedly] 3 Overlooked Ways to Integrate Social into Your Company’s Product Packaging
    If you’ve turned on a TV, browsed your Facebook or Twitter feed, or even just headed to your local convenience store this summer, you’re bound to have encountered Coke’s #ShareACoke campaign, a project that combines social media and product design at every level. 'While it may be true that your company needs a strong social media presence, saying so in a marketing advice column has become tired and cliché — like, eye-rolling levels of tired and cliché. There’s one easy place to do exactly this: your product packaging. Here’s how. 1) Coke. Source. 2) Red Bull. Source. Source.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Feedly] 3 Key Strategies to Grow Your Hotel on Facebook
    Many social media followers will browse their news feed throughout the day during their working tasks, including during their commute. 'It’s important now, more than ever, to actively pursue Facebook followers through strategic tactics. Changes in the Facebook algorithm means that as little as six percent of your followers get to see your post without paid advertising. Below are three key tactics to maximize your hotel marketing strategies and engage more fans without having to throw in the big bucks for advertising: Think outside your property. Inspire with your content.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Feedly] The Future of Work Podcast, Episode 4: Charles H. Green – Trust and the Future of Work
    Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed). Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed) Click here to download the episode (right click "save as") [link]. 'Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes. Click here to download the episode (right click “save as”). link]. The one stat you need to know. “Nearly 1 in 4 workers say they don’t trust their employer and only about half believe their employer is open and upfront with them.” ” What this episode is about and why you should care.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
    [Feedly] How To Attract the Right People With Transparent Compensation
    ban on secrecy has a tendency to scare away people with a bad attitude, which helps to reinforce a good culture instead of feeding a poisonous one. 'This is a guest post from Jurgen Appelo who is the author of “ #Workout: Games, Tools & Practices to Engage People, Improve Work, and Delight Clients (Management 3.0)  and is one of the top top leadership and management experts in the world according to INC. asked him to share his thoughts on a topic that I find to be quite interesting, transparent compensation. Enter Jurgen… If only things were always transparent! and P.
  • FIREBELLY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Feedly] Video Is More Important Than Ever On Facebook
    From launching auto-play videos in the News Feed to rolling out new Video Views ads to improving video ranking in the News Feed, Facebook is taking video content on the site. 'Starting today, all public videos uploaded to Facebook will display the number of times it’s been viewed beside the number of comments and shares. Facebook Video
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Feedly] How Agencies Evolve From Vendor to Strategic Partner
    Cleaned, controlled, updated data feeds – with numbers everyone agrees on. 'The constant development of new marketing channels and new technologies and customer demands for more relevance has put more intense pressure on marketers than ever before. And since things tend to roll downhill, that puts even pressure on agencies of all kinds to deliver results – Acquisition, Retention, Growth – as marketing budgets are subject to more scrutiny. The trouble for organizations large and small is data. There’s too much of it, and it’s flying in from everywhere. Data that works.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [Feedly] Hypnotic Writing | 5 Effective Strategies To Put Your Reader In A Trance.
    Hypnosis feeds off the psychosomatic power of words. 'This is a guest contribution from Thai Nguyen of Wantrepreneur Journey. You are getting sleepy…very sleepy…. That’s typically what comes to mind when you think of hypnosis—a stage show with some unfortunate soul doing the chicken-dance. However, those who practice hypnosis are quick to give a proper explanation. Here’s the textbook definition:  The induction of a state of consciousness in which a person becomes highly responsive to suggestion or direction. It happens when you drive, when you watch movies, and—when you read.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014
    [Feedly] Creative, Improvisational, Focused, Quick (LIFT clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Learn: Find Your Own Creativity and Passion with Sir Ken Robinson. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Creativity and Passion are in you, find it and let it work for you. Play). Click Here! Click Here!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
    [Feedly] What My Podcast Is Not
    don''t see that sort of stuff happening on Twitter and, personally, I don''t feel much substance coming out of people''s Facebook feeds. 'I can run off at the mouth quite a bit. especially, if you let me. like to talk. like to write. It''s what I do. It''s not for everyone. If you''re reading this, maybe it is for you (who knows). get a lot of comments about my podcast, Six Pixels of Separation. publish it weekly. I''ve been doing it since 2006. Every week. Over four hundred and twenty episodes. won''t be stopping any time soon. have written about why I podcast before. I''m lucky. alone.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
    [Feedly] Facebook Marketing: Attracting Your Ideal Audience
    His Favorite Productivity Tip  - Use Feedly and Buffer for consuming and sharing content. His Favorite Productivity Tip - Use Feedly and Buffer for consuming and sharing content. 'Listen to the Episode Below (00:36:23). Download Audio. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Get Weekly Marketing Updates. Discover What is New for Business. This is Episode 7 of  This Old New Business  weekly  business podcast with Jeff Korhan. have to be honest. have not been a big fan of Facebook for marketing my business. Our Featured Guest: Mike Gingerich. Facebook Demographics are One of a Kind.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
    [Feedly] Why Social Media Engagement Numbers Suck (And What We Should Really Worry About)
    And you’ll see why saying that “social doesn’t work” in terms of what you see or don’t in a silly Facebook news feed is shallow and empty at best. 'It’s not really a new topic, but it keeps cropping up. Social media “engagement” numbers and “conversations” just aren’t living up to expectations. This recent article on VentureBeat  focuses on Facebook’s dwindling organic reach and paltry commenting and sharing activity, citing some research from Forrester that says that engagement is pretty abysmal overall for big brands (this is important, more on this later). What’s going wrong here?
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    [Feedly] Association Social Media: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
    We have  seven Twitter feeds  at the AVMA, but @ AVMAvets  is our main feed and the other feeds are dedicated to specific topics (pet food and product recalls, job classifieds, disaster response, etc.). handle the bulk of the posting on Facebook and the @AVMAvets Twitter feed. Other sources include quality items shared from other social media feeds, such as veterinary practices, specialty groups, and other veterinary associations; and items found through our environmental scanning efforts (alerts, listservs, etc.).  Who do you report to? to 4 p.m. every day.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
    [Feedly] The Future of Work Podcast, Episode 3: Deb Acosta – Cities of the Future
    Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed). Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed) Click here to download the episode (right click and "save as") [link]. 'Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes. Click here to download the episode (right click and “save as”). link]. The one stat you need to know. Between now and the year 2050, urban growth will only continue to rise: 89 million homes and 190 billion square feet (about 17.5 What this episode is about and why you should care. San Leandro Next.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014
    [Feedly] The Imperative Of Hope
    often think about the Six Pixels of Separation blog, then the podcast and then my Facebook and Twitter feed. 'How are you feeling these days? Facebook is a fascinating social experiment. Post Robin Williams , I feel a steady stream of people dealing with anxiety and depression coming forward to tell their story. As stigmatized as this may still be in our society, I often wonder who among us doesn''t have some form of anxiety and depression about something at some point in their lives? Still, sharing their stories - in real time - becomes part of a bigger story. Amazing. it us. anxiety.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
    [Feedly] How I Balance Personal and Professional Online Today
    For the most part, feedback from Twitter friends has always been that they like that I’m more personable and accessible, so I try to keep it that way by not making myself just an RSS feed of marketing articles. 'I’ve been visibly online since approximately 2004 or so, in varied media and communities online. Earlier if you count much more nerdy things. One thing has never changed: balancing what you share and with whom on the web is a delicate dance, and one that has no hard and fast rules. So, disclaimer: these aren’t rules either. So here goes. My general philosophy.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
    [Feedly] Business Can Be Funny Business (TV Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 's we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Sometimes, Sometimes, Hollywood can present the operations of a business as a funny business. Often, there is truth in humor. Here are four funnies for your weekend. Best of The Office Pranks. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Launching a Start-Up? There May Be Haters! Click Here! Click Here! Click Here!
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
    [Feedly] 10 Ways to Land Your Next Job Through Social Media
    Utilize RSS feeds and save “Advanced Job Searches” -  This is an efficient way to learn about new jobs posted that fit your criteria. Using RSS feeds will vary by website but you’re often able to customize criteria for jobs you’re seeking such as location, keywords in the job title, level, etc under  “Advanced Search” options. Some sites also offer an RSS Feed you can subscribe to for your specific job search. You can add the RSS feed to your browser bookmarks for easy access in reviewing new job postings. PREPARING FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH. DURING THE JOB SEARCH PROCESS.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
    [Feedly] Identify, Expand, Organize, and Rethink Your Business (LIFT Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Learn – How to Identify an Opportunity and Launch Your Business. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Improve – Expanding Our Perception (Improving Our ‘Now’). Click Here!
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [Feedly] Design the Life You Dream of Having Today
    Now I know that some people will say…that’s wrong… I have no choice, I hate my job but I have a family to feed… BUT you do have a choice. 'What do you want from your work? What do you really want from business? Is it fame or fortune? Is it self worth? Is it recognition? Is it a combination? Often we find ourselves going through the motions. Often we find ourselves thinking, is this it? That is understandable, after all leisure time is often much more enjoyable than working… But what if you could turn work into something that felt like leisure ? You see.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [Feedly] Important Message for Subscribers to DannyBrown.me
    may change the publisher of the RSS feed in the future, but for now everything remains exactly the same. Should I change the feed, you’ll be the first to know, and I’ll post instructions on how to update your current subscription. 'A little over two years ago, I shared a post on why I was leaving Feedburner which, up until then, had pretty much been the go-to service for bloggers looking for an easy way to offer a subscription service for readers, either by email or RSS. At the time, I mentioned I was moving to Feedblitz, and offered reasons why. Email Subscribers.
  • MYRLAND MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Feedly] Lawyers: One Of The Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Clients
    ” After you ask that question, don’t feed your clients with too many optional answers. 'I was just reading an email from WordPress expert Chris Lema about his recent search for a new job. He was discussing what made him choose one employer over another. Something he said stuck with me because it could help you as you begin working with your clients, and as you continue working with current clients. Chris shared: “Karim’s [Chris''s new employer] focus, however, wasn’t on title or salary. ” “How do we keep you here for the long haul?”. It’s easy. Be patient.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Feedly] iBeacon-enabled mannequins come to House of Fraser stores
    Installing iBeacons within mannequins or other in-store displays could also feed into the product development cycle, providing retailers with an agile means of getting feedback on products so they can be iteratively improve features over time. 'Adoption of iBeacon technology is growing at a phenomenal rate. These intriguing devices, first released only in 2013, function by emitting a low energy Bluetooth signal which triggers a reaction from nearby smartphones with an corresponding app. Offers and rewards will also be accessible through this service. The key here is balance.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Feedly] The Future of Work Podcast, Episode 2: Stephane Kasriel – Creating Distributed Teams
    Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed). Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed) Click here to download the episode (right click and “save link as”) [link]. 'Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes. Click here to download the episode   (right click and “save link as”). link]. The one stat you need to know. By 2016 Forrester says 43% of the U.S. workforce will be working sometime from home. What this episode is about and why you should care. What you will learn in this episode. oDesk.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Feedly] Building a 7-Figure a Year SEO Company…by Marketing to the Medical Field
    Reading the blogs, watching the Twitter feeds and even going to events is not enough. 'As a result of so much of my time being spent focused on building an SEO company and ranking websites, I’ve been fortunate to come across a number of people who are on a similar journey. Today I would like to introduce one of those people, Matt Prados, to the world. Matt has managed to build a 7-figure yearly revenue stream running his SEO business by targeting two specialist niches in the medical field. Every good interview starts with a little background on the subject of the questions.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Feedly] Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)
    To do this, I scour a combination of blogs, websites and e-newsletters using SproutSocial , Feedly , Meltwater and Outlook. 'In this series of interviews of Association Social Media Managers, you’ll be able to compare notes on what all of these fab organizations are doing with their social media management – from how they organize the roles and responsibilities, to how they manage content flow through the organization and out to social, to what campaigns they tried, to how they see the future of association social media.  . Who do you report to? Are they interlinked in specific ways?
  • JANET FOUTS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Feedly] Video Curation, It’s All About the N3TWORK
    N3TWORK is billed as “The first personal TV network” Videos are categorized by hashtags and you have the ability to create your own channel and then curate content to populate that channel by either searching for and linking to your favorites or letting N3TWORK feed you videos it thinks you’ll like based on your interests. 'We all love videos and sharing content that we find which resonates with us right? But it’s getting harder and harder to find videos that really speak to us. Frankly, 80% out there is dreck, but boy are we making a LOT of it! Sweet.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Feedly] How to Create Massive Value Content & Blow Your Readers’ Minds
    Spoon-feed them your best content. 'This is a guest contribution from Pooja Lohana. Let’s face it. Your readers are selfish. The moment they land on your blog, they look for “what’s in it for me?”. And that’s not such a bad thing after all. Knowledge is power. Once you know what they are looking for, you can serve it to them. At the time of writing this, there are 152,000,000 blogs on the Net. That means every half a second, a new blog is created somewhere in the world. It’s getting harder and harder to be found in the blogosphere and this is not changing in the future. Get the gist?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Feedly] Amazon Plus Advertising Equals A Danger To Google
    Did you know that Twitter is putting content into your feed whether you asked for it, followed the individual, or not ? '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. They are about to launch a new advertising platform.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Feedly] Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool
    generate ideas for social media together, adapt them to their local needs and then feed those ideas to post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and LinkedIn. 'This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. —————  Social Media: The Bottom Line. Social media grows audiences by allowing friends and colleagues to build on their relationships to spread messages that are important to them.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Slide Decks that LIFT
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few decks on SlideShare that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Learn: Why Mobile First? Why Mobile First? 2014 Trends, Statistics and 10 Benefits of a Responsive Website from Brickfish. Improve: How to Make a Point When You Pitch. How To Make A Point from Slides That Rock.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Handling Free Advice, Headshots, Complaints, Failure (LIFT Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Learn: Headshot Critique by Mike Sansone (not me, the  Headshot Photographer ). Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Improve: How to Handle Customer Complaints (and Improve Your Business, Too). Video
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Feedly] Realtime Marketing: How To Plan For The Moment
    Think about your Twitter feed right now. 'This is a guest post by Matthew Yeoman of the Devumi.com Social Media Marketing blog. When realtime marketing works, it’s because you have something much bigger than you doing your marketing for you. It’s simple: if many people are already interested in a particular event, and you create a realtime marketing campaign that is centered around that event, the public awareness associated with the event benefits your marketing efforts. How Does the “Moment” Do Your Realtime Marketing For You? link]. Arby’s (@Arbys) June 18, 2014.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Feedly] #ALSIceBucketChallenge & Social Media: 3 Must-Reads
    'By now, I’m sure many of you have seen several ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos come across your Facebook News Feed. Check out these three must-reads to learn more about this social media phenomenon. Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge By Robert Tuchman The IceBucketChallenge, when it’s all said and done, Social Media ALS ice bucket challenge ice bucket challenge
  • GREG VERDINO  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014
    [Feedly] What You’ll Learn When You Learn To Code
    This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. 'We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. Digital Culture Digital Transformation Leadership Technology Digital Leadership
  • ENGAGE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014
    [Feedly] Marketers’ Challenge: How to Replicate the Ice Bucket Challenge
    So much so that if you clicked on Facebook right now, chances are pretty good that it would take less than a minute for a video to pop up in your feed of a neighbor, cousin, co-worker or other Facebook friend dousing his or her head with a bucket of ice water. 'Forget Grumpy Cat and Ellen’s Oscar selfie. The ice bucket challenge is turning out to be THE viral trend of the summer, if not the year. Bill Gates has done it. So have Oprah, Jimmy Fallon, Martha Stewart, Justin Timberlake, Dr. Oz, the entire New York Jets team, and lots of other celebrities. Some will flop. Be Original. The St.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014
    [Feedly] Introducing The Future of Work Podcast
    Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed). 'I’m very excited to announce that we are launching a weekly podcast dedicated to exploring themes, ideas, and concepts related to the future of work. Each podcast will be around 45 mins to one hour in length and will tackle a specific theme such as millennials, collaboration, smart cities, privacy, the internet of things, globalization, and what have you. Each episode will also feature a guest who will share their ideas and advice on the theme we will be exploring. Podcast
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Feedly] Wearables May Not Be The Marketer's Next Playground
    The act of flicking through your Facebook feed or clicking around on Buzzfeed are not contextually the same as how we have been behaving with the Internet (on computers and mobile devices). 'Everyone is going to have the iWatch from Apple, right? Well, we don''t even know if it''s going to be called an iWatch. As usual with Apple , we don''t even know if it really exists (even though news outlets are claiming that it has been delayed until 2015 ). Still, it''s hard to argue that wearables won''t be the next big thing in personal, mobile and connected technology. So what''s a brand to do?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Feedly] The Science Behind a Compelling Social Media Campaign
    These tools also assist in keeping everything organized rather than having to scroll through one large, jumbled feed. One post daily may not sound like a lot, but it adds up if you’re the one managing all of the social feeds. '“Setting up a social media campaign is a piece of cake,” said no marketing professional ever. When it comes to social media-based campaigns, it involves a lot more than just posting content and waiting for the likes and comments to rack up. It involves meticulous planning, endless analysis, and a true understanding of what makes your audience tick.
  • DEVUMI  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Feedly] Twitter Popular Tweets Update: Content Forced into Newsfeeds
    The big problem that Twitter users are having with the Twitter feed update is that takes what was once a raw feed of every update from everyone you want to hear from, and changes it to more closely resemble, well, a populist product like Facebook. Adding this on to promoted tweets as advertising content, and you are starting to get a Twitter feed that is no longer like the one you remember signing up for. This use to be the territory of the Twitter Discover feed, but it is now being forced into the newsfeed. Their new “Popular Tweets” feature is one of those moves.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
    [Feedly] Stop Writing for Free and Launch Your Own Profitable Blog
    By paying for promotion on Twitter (or Facebook for that matter), your site’s account will show up in the feeds of those who do not follow you. 'You’ve spent countless hours crafting article after article. Your articles have generated thousands of page views. You feel pretty successful in terms of exposure, but large media companies are not knocking down your door to hire you. That paying gig you have been dreaming of still seems just as far away as it always has. Sound familiar? There has been a long-raging debating about the merits of writing for free. Simple, right? Costs.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Feedly] 12 Ways to Boost Your Visual Media Performance
    Ensure your placement in your fans’ news feeds by tapping into their visual interests. 'Tenacity5 Media released a new eBook this morning, Visual Media: The New Content Marketing Landscape. My colleague Erin Feldman is the primary author with a co-author credit to me. You can download it for free with no requirement to provide any personal information. Visual Media: The New Content Marketing Landscape from Geoff Livingston. The eBook discusses the visual media era as whole, then seeks to help marketers adapt best practices. Generally, there is one overarching rule: Go mobile or perish.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Feedly] Why I List My Facebook Friends
    'Facebook defines the news feed as “an ongoing list of updates on your homepage that shows you what’s new with the friends and pages you follow.” ” The news feed shows the typical person a reverse chronological hodgepodge of baby photos, cat photos, opinions, links, videos, and other stuff that your friends share on their walls. The feed also shows updates from brand pages after you click like. By default, you follow your friends. am probably in the minority of Facebook users in that I rarely follow my friends. But, I do. Thanks for reading.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Feedly] Being More Social on Becoming a Surrogate
    By following surrogacy Facebook pages and Twitter feeds, you can get the most pertinent information on the surrogacy process. 'Becoming a surrogate mother is not an easy decision to make, but social media can help you navigate the surrogacy waters. Whether you have questions about finding the right family or general concerns about the process itself, social networking can get you the answers you’re looking for from people who have been through the surrogacy process. Here are just a few ways social media is a great resource when it comes to becoming a surrogate: Firsthand Advice.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Feedly] Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants
    would say as far as content and scheduling, I feed Google+ and LinkedIn with articles and posts designed to encourage a discussion of the accounting/tax profession and industry issues. would love to see us create more original PR buzz and content tailored around that buzz to feed our social media, newsletters, and blogs. ——————— Everyone say hi to Claire Berlin, Membership and Communications Coordinator, National Society of Accountants! 1) First things first – in what department in your organization does your role sit?
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Feedly] Monday Roundup: Attitude
    Why: The recent DDOS attacks on Evernote and Feedly revealed a great deal about each company’s attitude toward crisis communication. 'Attitudes make up the fabric of business interactions. Often the deciding factor between success or failure is simply one’s mindset. Attitude can affect business relationships, strategy, and security. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on attitude. Image: aussiegall via Flickr, CC 2.0. The Collaborative Economy is for Business to Business. Carving out the Modern Day Communicator. can help.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014
    [Feedly] How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing
    A ‘hook’ to subscribe to your blog could be social media, RSS feeds but for us on @DigitalPS I find email is most effective #BlogChat. 'Earlier in the week I co-hosted the popular #BlogChat Twitter chat. The topic was ‘How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing’ – a massive topic. The hour-long Twitter chat was one of the fastest moving Twitter chats I’ve been involved in (and the biggest BlogChat ever according to it’s founder Mack Collier ). hope you find these helpful! Foundational Advice. Darren Rowse (@problogger) August 11, 2014. pic.twitter.com/pdr7Xz0fKT.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014
    [Feedly] Facebook mention: for celebrities only
    Besides that, I don’t want to fill up my feeds with irrelevant updates about things I care little about. 'I usually only follow celebrities on Facebook if I have actually met them in person, such as Jim Carrey, who I met about 30 years ago when he did a surprise gig at Yuk Yuks in Ottawa. have this self-imposed rule because my own personal goal in social media is to make real connections with real people. Over time, however, I have tended to bend my rules. have never met Ricky Gervais, but he’s pretty darned funny and seems to be in charge of his own Facebook page, so I follow him.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2014
    [Feedly] Voice, Video, Value, Volume (LIFT clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using  the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Voice – Clint Smith: The Danger of Silence. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Video – Great Video Gear for iPhone and iPad. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here!
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Feedly] Discover How Your Insecurities Can Lead To Profit
    When you are creating marketing reasons to create brand awareness – you are feeding the consumer’s insecurities. 'Do you wish that you backed yourself a little more? Do you wish that you stopped worrying about what may go wrong and risk a little more? Do you wish that you had the self confidence that every other entrepreneur seems to have? Here’s the truth. Great entrepreneurs have the same insecurity issues. The difference is that they don’t let the insecurity control them, they know they are there… but do it anyway. Insecurity is at the heart of business.
  • GREG VERDINO  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014
    [Feedly] 10 Signs You Don’t Have a Strategy
    This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. 'We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. Strategy Fresh Perspective Leadership Transformation
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014
    [Feedly] Association Social Media: NASTAD
    Social media is just a slice of the work I do at my organization, but a typical day is a mix of strategy and planning meetings with staff, editing and approving content, scanning email newsletters, Google Alerts, and RSS feeds, monitoring social media conversations (we use Sprout Social), and reviewing click through data (we use  bit.ly  and Google Analytics mostly). ——————— Please welcome Meico Whitlock, Senior Manager, Communications, at NASTAD , the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors. Who do you report to?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Feedly] A Story Of Character
    The live feed to the BBC, the audio to the audience. 'Doomsday Scenario. If you have ever given a presentation in public, you have thought about the Doomsday Scenario. It can be anything from passing out in public and peeing your pants on stage to forgetting what you were going to say and having your slides not work (and you were relying on your slides to work). There''s also the Doomsday Scenario. That''s when everything goes wrong. It all just collapses. Meltdowns do occur and we all think (and prepare) for those worst case scenarios as best as we can. special event. was a TED virgin.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Feedly] Five Steps for a B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy
    Make More Than One Twitter Feed. 'Its taken a while, but the business-to-business community is finally jumping onto the social media bandwagon. Many companies plan to increase both their time devoted to social networking and the money they invest in it during the coming year, recognizing the importance of connecting with potential clients and business partners on these platforms. An effective B2B social media marketing strategy is very different than the ones employed by business-to-consumer companies. Put One Person in Charge. Keep others involved but not in charge. More like this.
  • BLOGGER XPERTISE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Feedly] Using a Google Drive Spreadsheet as a database for Blogger
    blogger contact form database expert export feed form google docs jquery json 'One of the "limitations" to Blogger is that you don''t have access to a database to create fields for populating content. In previous posts we''ve showed you how to create a form using Google Drive and to incorporate it into your Blogger website ; in this tutorial we''re going to show you how you can also use that same content, stored in the Google Drive Spreadsheet, to populate your site with the content, as well as content from any other Google Drive Spreadsheet. clean version of the code can be found here.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [Feedly] Listen to the Voice of Your Employees #SocBiz #HR #IBM
    Ultimately, Ferrars work led to the development of the Enterprise Social Pulse Program, a system designed to anonymously monitor employees feelings about their company and feed it back to them in order for the social organization as a whole to gain a better understanding of where they were as an employee culture. 'One cant get very far into a soci al business conversation these days without the subject of analytics coming up. For many, this topic is welcomed, a chance to put current business thinking into action. Supporting Human Resources. The Enterprise Social Pulse Program.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [Feedly] The B t Excuses for Attitudes Towards Women Needs to Stop
    If you can''t see it displayed properly in your feed, click here to view it directly. If you can''t see it displayed properly in your feed, click here to view it directly. 'Warning: This post contains profanity and disturbing imagery. If this offends you, you may want to skip today’s post and I’ll see you next time around. couple of nights ago, I shared a link over on Facebook to an article over at RYOT. Image copyright: Emelio Morenatti. Now 16 years old, Najaf’s crime was to be born a girl to a father who didn’t want another female in the family. F **G.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [Feedly] Follow Me, Friend Me, Do Me Wherever
    What this means is if we’re friends on the site, either you’re appearing in the news feed or you’re not, depending how strongly you care about me. 'Looking back at my year-long desire to find order in chaos , here’s where things are today in Month Eight: On Twitter: I initially thought that I could find order by following everyone. This ultimately failed as people never tweet about one topic all the time. It was very hard to be productive when people tweeted about everything. follow less than half of one percent of those who follow me. You can friend me here.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014
    [Feedly] Pictures, Propositions, Process, and Purpose (LIFT Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, LIFT clips, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As we approach our customers and the content we publish, we always look for ways to give our people a boost using the LIFT acronym. Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. Learn How to Take Great Pictures with Your Phone. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Improve and Clarify Your Value Proposition. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Video
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
    [Feedly] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #216
    When Facebook decided to see if it could influence sentiment, it was a Capital-E Experiment, writ large on the feeds of an unsuspecting human race. 'Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "A couple of years ago, my friends and I started something we call International New Year''s: for 24 hours, we eat one food and drink one tipple from around the world. It''s a tiring journey, with only a few up to the whole trek (which begins with a bottle of Fiji Water at 6 AM and ends somewhere near Guam). bitcurrent.
  • JUGNOO  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
    [Feedly] Social Listening Leads to Best-In-Class Social Media Campaigns
    The dashboard is a comprehensive social media engagement tool, aggregating an organizations social media feeds and allowing marketing teams to organize and assign resources any way they wish, whether conducting a single campaign for a small business or managing multiple campaigns for a variety of brands underneath a CPG conglomerate. 'Jugnoo Blog: Where social listening meets social engagement - trends that matter in social media marketing management. Many companies continue to conduct ineffective social media campaigns. – instead of active conversations.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Feedly] Social Media for Your Business: Quality Over Quantity
    Take a look at your last 10 Social Media updates and ask yourself: Would I engage with that post if I saw it in my news feed? If there’s a photo, would you want to share it if you saw it in your News Feed? 'We all want to see our followers on social media skyrocket in numbers. But numbers don’t necessarily equate to engagement, return on investment and…sales! Don’t fall into the social media trap of being obsessed with getting over 100K followers, especially if you are a small business. Relax. Take a deep breath. You This is KEY. The go-to-source in your niche.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Feedly] How to Stand Out on Twitter
    Not only are photos worth a thousand words, but they also make your tweets more prominent in the Twitter feed. 'Every day on Twitter, more than 500 million tweets are sent. That translates to about 5,700 tweets every second, according to the social media site. That’s a lot of 140-character tweets floating around. Furthermore, that’s also a lot of competition to grab the attention of other users. To make your tweets stand out from the crowd you’re going to need to do more than just include trending hashtags in your character count. Meaning it’s still easy to get lost in the shuffle.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Feedly] Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well
    Promoted posts : We have experimented with seeing if we could get some viral momentum with updates on our feed. 'Often when I float the idea of advertising amongst my blogging colleagues (including Darren) I get looks of skepticism, dismissal, and that blank empty stare of disinterest. You might have that look on your face already. In some ways I can understand that sentiment. Thinks like crafting better content, creating a product, talking with an advertiser, etc, so it does come at some cost. Right? Well today I’m hoping to challenge that today. To accelerate your growth. Learn.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Feedly] Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well
    Promoted posts : We have experimented with seeing if we could get some viral momentum with updates on our feed. 'Often when I float the idea of advertising amongst my blogging colleagues (including Darren) I get looks of skepticism, dismissal, and that blank empty stare of disinterest. You might have that look on your face already. In some ways I can understand that sentiment. Thinks like crafting better content, creating a product, talking with an advertiser, etc, so it does come at some cost. Right? Well today I’m hoping to challenge that today. To accelerate your growth. Learn.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Feedly] Association Social Media: ASCD
    But it takes a team to feed the hungry social media channels , and in that way, it is absolutely a collaborative team effort. keep Hootsuite up on my browser all day to check our Twitter feed in between meetings and projects, as does the rest of our team. ———————  . Meet Tina Byland, ASCD’s Social Media Specialist! First things first - in what department in your organization does your role sit? Who do you report to? . My role as social media specialist sits on the communications team here at ASCD. Do they have different audiences?
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2014
    [Feedly] How to Write a Great Business Blog Post
    We often get stuck staring at that blank page, thinking “I need to write something about x” – but your blog feeds (the sources you read) are FULL of industry content you might be able to report on, refer to, disagree with, or otherwise mention for some useful reason. 'Seems that everyone’s churning out content these days – but that doesn’t mean that everyone knows how to write a really good blog post that grabs interest and keeps it. Here are just a few tips that might just help your blog writing stand out from the crowd. Write an attention-grabbing title.  Have an opinion. 
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
    [Feedly] Facebook Theme Week: Boost Your Organic Reach with These Tips
    Well, it means that the Facebook News Feed Algorithm is designed to show your readers what is most relevant to them, not every single thing uploaded. It also doesn’t hurt that mobile Facebook video autoplay would make this run automatically in people’s feeds, making it look like they’re interested in it (regardless of whether they actually want to watch it or not). So what does that mean for Page owners? What you need to do now is be relevant. And how do you know what is most relevant to your audience? You get familiar with your Insights. Where to from there?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
    [Feedly] 5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level
    Using one of these cards increases click-throughs and engagement, since they make your tweets look so much different from those ones in your followers’ feeds. 'Guest post by Logan Strain. If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. Your best tweets get retweeted on a regular basis, you can count on discovering more followers every time you check in, and you can see that you’re developing a strong presence on a noisy platform. 1) Improve Multimedia With Twitter Cards. App cards.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 2014
    [Feedly] Learning, Improving, Flow and Focus, Thinking (LIFT Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, and other videos shared via feeds. 'The  the acronym LIFT  is used in our content and podcasts,  newsletters  and emails, and in the field with business owners. The acronym is also an action, and part of almost every answer to our question, “If you could change one thing about your business…” Learning. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Improving. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Flow and Focus. Click Here! Thinking. Click Here!
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014
    [Feedly] Icing on the Cake: Merging Social Media and Direct Marketing
    Instead of silos, companies need to create a mutually beneficial cycle where direct marketing and social media feed each other successful engagement to fill the growing gap in effective marketing for the 21st Century. 'Written by Megan Ritter. When I worked for a technical school that was just entering the social media world, I had the pleasure of meeting the first employee hired to work in the new department. Although management was excited to have her on board, most treated her with the respect of high school yearbook reporter. Direct Marketing. Social Media. Cycle Continued.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Feedly] Is Guest Posting a Good Business Practice?
    If I like the article, I will share it and sometimes connect with the guest author’s social media work and subscribe to their site feed. 'There has been some debate over whether guest posting is a beneficial practice or a spammy practice, a positive or a negative. I’m not a fan of blanket statements. It’s probably why “It Depends” is so often at the tip of my tongue. When it comes to a small business owner publishing or writing a guest post, the reader (potential customer) is still the most important role in the process. Guest Posting and the Publisher.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
    [Feedly] Superstar Selling: How to Think Like a Marketer and Sell Smarter
    Curate information they are sharing in blogs and articles with  Feedly.   Curate information they are sharing in blogs and articles with Feedly.  Research 'You can also subscribe here with iTunes  or Stitcher. Subscribing with SoundCloud is coming soon. This is the debut episode of  This Old New Business  weekly podcast with Jeff Korhan. Each 30 minute episode features sales and marketing experts sharing how businesses today are successfully taking their traditional or “old” practices for building profits, and making them new again. Our Featured Guest: John Jantsch.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Feedly] How Facebook’s New Buy Button Impacts User Conversion
    'Earlier this month, Facebook began testing a new “Buy Button” feature that was designed to drive business sales through news feeds and pages. Facebook endured public outrage and a considerable loss in user trust when it revealed that it had been manipulating feeds to influence them positively and negatively. While this addition could revolutionize the way businesses and consumers interact on Facebook, it carries many inherent challenges as well. Directing users to a company website allows marketers to carefully control their shopping experience. With companies like P.F.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Feedly] ProBlogger in Perth: 10 Things Darren Wishes He Knew About Blogging
    He told us about how it was his father who got him started on to setting up email subscriptions because his father wasn’t sure of how to set up in reading an RSS feed and still wanted to read Darren’s blog. 'This is a guest contribution from blogger Jenish Pandya. What happens when ProBlogger legend Darren Rowse comes to your city for the first time ever? You and everyone around you go crazy and act like teenagers at a Justin Bieber concert and start taking heaps of photos every time he makes a move. Then what do you do with all the photos you have taken? Community Strategy.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Feedly] Are You Clicking These Headlines That Make Regular People Internet Millionaires? (Check Success Story #1)
    Not just when (or if) they see your site on their Facebook news feed. After all, if you saw all content from all pages you Like then your news feed would quickly become overloaded. People who tend to watch more video in News Feed should expect to see more videos near the top of their Feed. hate a lot of what Google rank in the industries I’m involved in, but just like they can’t pick their position on the news feed, I can’t pick mine in organic results. While I certainly can’t take full credit, there were (are?) lot of money in fact.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Feedly] Life By Numbers and Notifications
    With the essential bits out of the way, I move on to the next numbers - which usually means opening up my laptop and using Feedly. Feedly, like Google Reader before it , catches all my RSS feeds and lets me know how many items are new, I hit J and K to get caught up, share the very best to Pocket (which then flows to LG Stream on Twitter ), and bring that number down to zero. Only with my email box empty, social networks made whole, and Feedly brought down to even can I move on to the next steps. Read the updates in Feedly. The next scan goes to the numbers.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Feedly] Social Context Done Right: The November Project
    Social: The ad caught my immediate attention by featuring friends of mine in their natural habitat (my News Feed). 'In a recent article on AllFacebook , advertising researcher Eurry Kim said that, “Ads need to resonate with consumers, so an element of ‘emotional reward’ or ‘noticeability’ helps to convey more than just the brand.” I was recently served a Page Like ad on my Facebook timeline that provided the exact kind of social context Kim is talking about. . Like a goldfish trained to react to light, I clicked on the album to see what event or organization had my worlds colliding.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Feedly] Are Handshake Deals Good for Business?
    You can subscribe to the show with  iTunes  or  Stitcher  or via  RSS Feed. 'Should You Practice Handshake Deals in Your Business? This was a recent question on the SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcast (No. We love the romantic and nostalgic idea that deals can be done on a handshake. It’s how my grandfather conducted business and he did very well. That was a different time and a few generations ago. We live in a dynamic world, especially in business, and we’re all faced with changes constantly. That’s why it’s important to always get agreements documented.
  • MARKETING VOICES  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Feedly] Professional perspective: Social media is 21st century marketing
    Think of Twitter as a news feed. '28 March 2014 | By Jennifer Jones  source: Venture Capital Journal. Many firms and GPs don’t see the potential of social media. They don’t participate because they fear being bold. Others recoil from the loss of time or the thought of steering energy away from their next deal. Today, social media is no longer optional. In the competitive world of high- stakes venture, it is 21st century marketing. They are reading your competitor’s tweets and following their LinkedIn posts. They should be following yours. Here are some tips. Listen and learn. Engage.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
    [Feedly] Tutorials on Time-Saving Tools for Business (Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, and other videos shared via feeds. 'Here are a few of the tools I most often recommend and use daily for business that saves time and increase productivity: Buffer App -  Buffer allows you to schedule updates in advance for your different social media accounts. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Dropbox  - Dropbox allows you to save and share files to the cloud and retrieve them from any device. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Click Here! Click Here!
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
    [Feedly] Life Lesson Favorites (Movie Clips)
    Now, we practice sharing Saturday videos from TED, subscriptions from YouTube, and other videos shared via feeds. 'As a youth, Saturdays were filled with visual candy of cartoons in the morning and movie matinees in the afternoon. I’m a big fan of the movies and the life stories and lessons that are offered. Since today is my birthday , I’m sharing a few scenes of movies I’d love to watch today. Magnificent Seven – Collaboration (Together We’re Stronger). Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! Click Here! Click Here! Click Here! Vide
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Feedly] 6 Ways Your Social Media Team Can Improve
    Altogether, these are exactly the kinds of tips a huge percentage of people were looking for at the time, which is probably why SlideShare itself shared the presentation on their own feed. Another great place to find content ideas to share or write about yourself is your own followers’ social media feeds. Hootsuite provides numerous functionalities, but its most powerful is its simplest: combining all of your social media feeds into one dashboard, to be easily thumbed through and updated. Make Your Profiles Stand Out. Your profiles should of course be polished (no typos!)
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Nobody Comes Close To Beating (Or Even Touching) Facebook When It Comes To Social Media Referral Traffic
    Despite legitimate concerns about decreased organic reach in the News Feed, a recent report by Shareaholic shows that Facebook was the Q2 2014 social media referral traffic leader and drove. 'Denys Prykhodov / Shutterstock.com If one of the goals of your social media marketing efforts is referral traffic to your web assets, I hope you’re not ignoring Facebook. Facebook
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Stay Safe: 4 Social Media Security Tips for the Summer
    Instant Checkmate points out that these strangers could be spammers who simply post advertisements in your news feed or scammers who want to retrieve your personal information for fishy purposes. 'Now that summer has officially begun, many start firing up their social media profiles: whether it’s Facebook status updates about travel plans, Instagram pictures of family vacations or Pinterest pins of exotic locations, most of us seek to update old and attract new friends through our summer social media activity. 1.    Review your privacy settings. 2.    Edit Your Friends List.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Feedly] 7 Tricks for Successful Social Media Branding
    You don’t want to overload your followers’ feeds with constant posts, but you don’t want to be completely silent, either. 'An essential part of branding a business is developing and maintaining an online presence. Your business probably already has several social media pages up and running. But are they leveraged to brand your business the way you want them to? Of course, your business’s social media page needs to be handled differently from your personal accounts. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to ease yourself into the process of becoming a professional poster. Find Your Followers.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Association Social Media: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
    use Feedly to follow and read blog posts from OT bloggers, health news from major news organizations, and other sites where I can typically find good and relevant information for our members. 'I am SO excited to present the first post in an ongoing series of interviews of Association Social Media Managers. Whoo hoo! —————— Stephanie Yamkovenko, AOTA First up – let’s all welcome Stephanie Yamkovenko, web editor at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).  . Hi Stephanie! Thanks for being my very first respondent. link]. link].
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Like Looking at Montana through a Keyhole
    One WordPress theme we’ve explored even builds an your entire site feeding from your social media streams. 'Do you browse web sites from your phone or a tablet? Do many sites feel like trying to look at Montana through a keyhole? Last year mobile devices finally outsold more traditional computers. 2014 is predicted to be the year more people access the web via a mobile connection than do so from a fixed one. So, in light of that, how’s your web site? Is it effective on everything from your desktop with a 24” monitor to an iPhone? Does everything work? Is it readable? And more. Sean-.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Feedly] Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven
    It’s so cool to see your feed explode when (GoT SPOILERS) Ned Stark loses his head or (Fargo SPOILERS) Gus shoots Malvo. 'I have a confession to make. When I’m asked how I like to spend my free time, I tend to hem and haw. “Riding my bike,” or “reading up on the day’s news” are the answers I usually give, and those are true. But deep down inside, I know that the truth is the box that sits in my living room. Television. have an unhealthy love for, and obsession with, television. “The Blacklist.” ” “Sons of Anarchy.”
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