How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter
JUNE 21, 2016
If you are yet to explore this avenue, Jack Danielson shares four proven ways to find trending topics on Twitter that people in your niche are actually discussing about. The post How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter appeared first on Spin Sucks. Hashtags are an integral part of the marketing strategy for the majority of successful social media marketers.
How to Structure a Successful Planning Session
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Plan for the Planning Session Your planning session needs to be planned! Choose a weekday to do your planning session so your team doesn’t have to take precious time away from their personal lives to join. Then, send an agenda at least a week before the meeting so your team can wrap their heads around what you plan to cover and prepare their ideas. Please.
How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business
JUNE 20, 2014
There are many business owners running small-to-medium sized businesses who are still hesitant to invest in and start social media marketing because they are not sure how to measure and prove social media ROI – Return on Investment. Social Media Referral Traffic and Visitor Increase to your Website. 5. This is one of the best ways to measure social media.
How to Rock a Presentation
MAY 16, 2016
Listen in to this conversation as three pro speakers share their tips to rock a public presentation and master your next speech. My good friend, Jeff Sieh host of the Manly Pinterest Tips , recently invited my other good friend Rebekah Radice and I on his show to discuss our presentations at Social Media Marketing World. Rebekah likes to do hers in front of the mirror.
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How to Deal with Failure in Four Steps
OCTOBER 19, 2015
While I wish I could write about something titled, “Laura’s 10 Step Process to Being a Champion” or “The PetroPower Formula: Win Every Time,” I can’t. And the truth is, no matter who you are in life—no matter how talented, determined, passionate, or PetroPowered you are—you’ll fail. So now I’m going to teach you lovely people of Spin Sucks Land my ways. Which brings me to….
How to Write a Killer Lead
DECEMBER 30, 2014
How could I do it one more time? How could I write a compelling story about a subject matter so dry it made my lips crack. Have you stared at the computer screen devoid of any idea of how to make a client message about the latest product, program or merger anything but a standard Who-What-When-Where-How and maybe-Why press release? Blink. Blink. Blink. Blank.
How to Synchronize Your Content Marketing With an Editorial Calendar
JUNE 9, 2016
In fact, if you’re not using something to schedule your content production, it’s likely you’re not working as efficiently or effectively as you could be. Here’s how to get your workflows aligned, your cross-channel messaging synchronized, and your stress levels back down to a manageable level. Comments It's amazing how much an editorial calendar will improve your.
How To Use Twitter For PR
JUNE 21, 2013
When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? There’s a lot more you can do to use Twitter for PR in a smart way. ” 3. These include: 6.
How to Use Foursquare for Small Business
OCTOBER 29, 2014
There have never been so many people willing to talk about exactly where they are and what they’re doing in exchange for incentives. The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next. If you can attract even a small percentage to your business, you’ll be doing well.
How to Pitch Editors Perfectly Every Time
MARCH 3, 2015
By Andrea Lehr Wondering how to pitch editors? How do you know which are worth pitching ? Or maybe you found the perfect editor and are wondering what to include in your pitch? Every journalist has his or her own personality, so it’s imperative you alter your tone and approach throughout the outreach process to maximize results.
How to Write a Business Book Without Losing Your Soul
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
It’s incredible to consolidate your thoughts and put them down in a long form document. It’s incredible to create a product that will bring other people value. It’s incredible to have people read it, share it , and appreciate it. It will help you avoid losing every shred of your humanity as you toil through your words while trying to maintain a day job.
How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips
MARCH 3, 2015
From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. As its popularity and user base grows, techniques for getting the most out of Twitter, third-party tools that add special-purpose value, and the platform itself continue to evolve. How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out?
How to Build an Inbound PR Campaign
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Even if you’ve been working in the PR industry for just a few months, you’ve probably come to the same conclusion. Editor’s Note: When I speak to groups of PR pros, I always ask how many went into PR because they hate math. So I’d venture to guess you’re right.). And who’s better suited to create fascinating content than PR people?
How to Cultivate Internal Change Champions
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Airmen, sailors, and soldiers may work in conjunction when it comes to the protection of the country, but the distinct cultures of each branch create a remarkable rivalry. Working as a civilian public affairs specialist for two rival military installations as they combined operations was challenging, to say the least. Change champions don’t have to be managers. Clear the air. If
How to Use Social Media And Stay Couth
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
If you ask any expert how to use social media, they will probably tell you it comes down to two verbs: 1. But if you’re just going to listen, without doing much else, you’re basically using social media as a monitoring tool, and not much else. How to use social media (not). So how do you use social media and remain couth? Listen; and. 2.
How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines
APRIL 30, 2012
Every Facebook Page is a potential target for the irrational, irate person that ‘Likes’ the Facebook Page only to leave a barrage of negative comments on the Page. Blog Facebook How To Policy Social Media Marketing Facebook community guidelines Facebook house rules how to set up Facebook Community Guidelines How to set up Facebook House Rules
How to Easily Remove Any Facebook Application
MARCH 21, 2011
It has also become a major place for quizzes, gaming and other fun little activities that are easy to find anywhere on the site. Maybe it turns out to have spyware attached, or gives your personal details to third parties. Here’s how to get rid of any Facebook Application. How to Get Rid of Applications. Email this to a friend?
How to Make Layoffs Suck Less
OCTOBER 28, 2014
By Matt Ridings Whenever people ask me what my worst day in business was, without hesitation I say it was the day I had to lay off a very large group of people. We had to do the layoffs in a couple of batches. We had families with children that were in the United States because we were their sponsor, and who were now going to have to leave the country.
How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. According to recent research , more than half (52%) of consumers say blogs have impacted their purchase decisions; and 57% of marketers say they’ve acquired new customers with their blogs. 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.
How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? How How do you grow your Instagram account? I’m going to share some solid tips to increase Instagram engagement account using analytics. In this article, I’ll discuss: • How to create an Instagram strategy. Easy-to-use daily and weekly Instagram admin task list. Click To Tweet.
How to Name an Image for SEO Purposes
JUNE 18, 2012
When optimizing your site for SEO purposes there are several considerations to take into account. Here is a guide how to achieve this. If your site relies heavily on images for content, it is a great idea to prep your site with a rich folder structure. If you were to go with the second option, Google will only rank it for name of image. red roses). Name of Image.
How to Apologize Like a Boss
AUGUST 7, 2013
Society has embedded it in our brains: fight to be right, never be wrong. Whether it is in an effort to save face or to avoid embarrassment or feeling weak, these negative, dead-end perceptions have got us pointlessly digging our nails into quicksand. It takes an evolved person to admit when they are wrong. For example, “I was wrong to let this carry on for so long.”
How to Create High-Quality Content
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
By Gini Dietrich In 2001, I trained for and ran my very first marathon. I had just moved to Chicago from Kansas City and didn’t know a soul. needed to make friends and I thought the best way to do that was to take up a sport that would require me to spend a lot of time with groups of people. You have to have a marathon mentality. Now get to work!
How to Love Facebook Live
JUNE 23, 2016
Both businesses and individual brands such as Robert Scoble are capitalizing on Facebook Live in a variety of ways, from showcasing new virtual reality technology to offering a behind-the-scenes tour of new exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here are some lessons to learn from how brands succeed with Facebook Live. Have a purpose. Both approaches work. Be social.
How to Write a Compelling Headline
OCTOBER 23, 2014
By Gini Dietrich Lindsay Bell and I have been working on a project for a client to help her write more efficient headlines. Of course we do, we said! (In our heads.) To help her, we had to take what was in both of our brains and put it on paper. But it turns out, it is much more work than that, particularly if you want to attract both humans and Google.
How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts
JUNE 20, 2016
Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns. Whole companies grow from bootstrap startups to multi-million dollars companies using an almost entire social media strategy. In many cases they have used Facebook, Twitter and other networking sites to maximize their results.
How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs
JUNE 8, 2016
This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission. By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. It may be easy to dismiss the image and video messaging mobile app as a millennial fad, but with 100 million daily users it’s definitely reaching a large audience. Snapchat has
How to Find the Right Content Distribution
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
By Gini Dietrich One of the things my team and I are working diligently on is finding new ways to distribute content and engage new audiences. Those people have no idea the content isn’t unique to PR Daily and that there is an entire blog over here that focuses on education for our PR peers. But we also create content and bring on guest authors to speak to those other audiences.
How to Identify Popular Hashtags
JUNE 1, 2016
But… …if you use the wrong ones, you need to get off that path you are driving down. So let’s figure how how to identify popular hashtags… First… let’s talk about what hashtags are and why you need them! click on the hashtag to find all updates with this hashtag). A way of making your content a little more fun/interesting (e.g.
How to Build a Community that Thrives
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
thought my keyboard was going to catch fire. During that conversation, one of the questions posed to me was: What role does social media play in content marketing? Talk to your community. But let’s back up and talk, first, about what it means to build a community. In fact, I didn’t say, “Let’s build a community” and strategically set out to do it.
How to Make Marketing Analytics Easier
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Doing so leads to the most profitable outcomes. If you’d like to be more actionable with your analytics, start with the “so what?” For example, clickthroughs and blog views are nice to have, but do they impact revenue? Tons of marketers hate data, so they only focus on the low-hanging fruit. The strongest marketers are the ones who collect actionable data. question.
How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors
APRIL 20, 2015
After my presentation on Spin Sucks , several people asked me how to create a brand ambassador program. It seems to be the one thing everyone wants to do, but hardly anyone knows how to build and execute. After all, wouldn’t it be nice to have an army of people out there who zealously promote your products and company to anyone who’ll listen?
How to Operationalize the Barcelona Principles 2.0
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Watch out for a new how-to framework in the spring. Deliberately broad, they provided overarching guidance and some common alignment to a fragmented measurement sector which was beset by proprietary indexes and an over-reliance on the flawed AVE metric. By 2015 it was time to refresh the Barcelona Principles to bring them into the modern era. By Richard Bagnall.
How to Build a Marketing Funnel for Facebook Ads
MAY 24, 2016
Building a marketing funnel specific to Facebook ads can be a little intimidating and daunting, but the truth is, it's fairly easy if you follow a process. The post How to Build a Marketing Funnel for Facebook Ads appeared first on Spin Sucks.
How to Increase YouTube Engagement [Infographic]
AUGUST 23, 2014
Getting started with filming and production can be perceived as intimidating, and brands often pass on the opportunity because it seems like it’s too much to deal with. Before jumping to conclusions, check out this infographic from QuickSprout. Meta data is essential to enabling your video to be found in search engines. Is YouTube marketing worth it? Be consistent.
[Cool Infographic Friday] How to Motivate Millennials
DECEMBER 4, 2015
The report, “Misunderstood Millennials: How the Newest Workforce is Evolving Business” uncovers who Millennials really are, and what they want out of the companies they work for. ” Via : “ Recently, Virgin Pulse released a survey of more than 1,000 U.S.-based, based, full-time Millennial employees (not Virgin Pulse members). Cool Infographic Friday
How to Supercharge Your Internal Communications
MAY 19, 2016
Just like any other department, internal communications needs to be proactively maintained. Furthermore, keeping your best talent connected to your mission and vision will inspire loyalty and a sense of community — which will ultimately increase retention. Don’t allow your internal communications to limp along.
How to Cross the Visual Content Canyon
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Though its origins are somewhat murky , the phrase “Big Data” gained mainstream popularity as shorthand for a set of problems unique to extracting value from massive, complex data sets. Once an ecosystem of tools, research and best practices emerged to manage and make sense of this kind of data, the phrase gradually flipped from negative to positive in connotation.
How to Use Twitter Hashtags for Business
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
#hashtag As anyone who uses Twitter knows, the ‘#’ symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. Interestingly enough, Interestingly enough, it was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Hashtags Hashtags are simply a way to “tag” your tweet with subject matter to make it easy to be found. Blog How To Social Media Marketing Tools and Resources Twitter growing twitter hashtags hashtags for business how to find twitter followers social media twitter chat
How to Measure PR: A Case Study and Examples
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
While it's easy to talk about why AVEs should die, it's harder to show how to measure PR. The post How to Measure PR: A Case Study and Examples appeared first on Spin Sucks. Marketwired Survey Shows PR Industry Still Behind How to Operationalize the Barcelona Principles 2.0. Here is one case study and some real examples. So well explained.
How to Gain Productivity
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
While I could have kept reading at a snail’s pace, I decided to mark them all as read and to start fresh the next time I open the program. There are many best practices and guidelines to gain productivity — but the best is to declutter. If you enjoyed this, follow my tweets at @ariherzog and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Productivity