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6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”


published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes). But it’s not required to do that for each article you publish: Maybe once in a while run the tool and keep it mind.

Upcoming social media events in DC


It’s by the people who published the 2010 Digital IQ Index for the Public Sector that we covered on this blog. Not one, but two events that I’d love to attend are just around the corner– The Social Graph Clinic DC , and What’s Next DC. As it happens, both are taking place in Washington, DC at George Washington University. The Social Graph Clinic DC. Featured

Book Review: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch

Akamai Marketing

Stay Akamai: It’s a natural step for bloggers to consider publishing; self publishing books is easier than ever before. People who could provide you the details of how to self-publish. And that is why I jumped at the chance to get my hands on an early review copy of APE-Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch. And yet. Let’s face it.

When’s the Best Time to Publish Blog Posts?


So in preparation for my upcoming webinar, titled Science of Blogging, I decided to combine all of my existing data on timing with my new research into one master post on the subject. Since I first published this graph, the most frequently cited piece of this research has been the idea that Friday at 4pm is the most retweetable time of the week. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips.

How to Consistently Publish Great Content While On The Go


Since publishing content and interacting with my audience is a huge component of my business, those were the apps I downloaded first. want to show you which smartphone apps I love and recommend, and exactly how I use them to stay productive and publish content consistently while I’m on the road. The best smartphone apps to track and publish content consistently. 1.

The Social Media Content Management Plan for Success

Sprout Social

Sprout comes with publishing, analytics and engagement features that’ll help you with just about every step of your social media content management plan. For example, you might want to host a contest in February for Valentine’s Day, Tweet about fun hashtag holidays or live Tweet an upcoming industry event. It could be: The time you published. Publishing

Was Eleven Years Of Relentless Blogging Worth It?

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My own place to publish. Some take it for granted, in terms of publishing little more than marketing pap that clogs our feeds and provides no value to the reader. The bigger issue is that we take this amazing publishing capacity for granted. Anyone (you, me, a brand, whatever) now have the tools to publish our ideas (in text, images, audio, video and more) for free to the entire world. I don''t take that opportunity lightly at all. fear and respect the publish button. The future is still going to be about how we publish and how it connects to an audience.

Introducing Sprout Social’s Instagram Scheduling Workflow

Sprout Social

Laying the groundwork for publishing a post can require creative and thoughtful preparation. To assist your workflow, Instagram Scheduling ties in the powerful tools from Sprout’s publishing suite. Once your content feels polished and ready, select an Instagram account from the profile picker and a dedicated publisher. Prepare & Organize Content in Harmony. Product Update

Blogging the Festive Season: The Digital Publisher [Case Study]


notice that you’ve already published a seasonal post from Petsmart. This is a press release that I agreed to publish on my site, because I’m a Petsmart customer.  I usually pass on press releases, preferring to post guest post (or my own post) instead.  In the upcoming weeks, you’ll see posts that I’ve written for Target and Petco. What’s your advice to other digital publishers who want to make the most of the festive season? Are you a digital publisher? Blogging the Festive Season: The Digital Publisher [Case Study]. Sounds good! My advice is….

The Truth Behind Branding In The Digital Media Age

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The digital publishers want more from the big brands. Yes, it's the name of my upcoming business book, but the original concept of CTRL ALT DEL came to me when thinking about this, exact, issue back in 2006. It became abundantly clear to me, that the reason display advertising was suffering from such a low clickthrough rate was because brands (and publishers) were putting very traditional-like ad units in a very different media format. digital publisher. publisher. Impact. Impressions. Eyeballs. Attention. The Internet is not television. It simply can't.

This Is Being Recorded. By You

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Instead of rocking out to 'Running With The Devil', the majority of people in the audience were recording, capturing and publishing the moment instead of soaking in the sweat of the rock n' roll and raising a cold one with some friends. We post tweets on Twitter , we check-in on Foursquare , we publish pictures of our daily lives on Facebook, upload videos to YouTube , and much more. And we're publishing our lives. The more we post and publish, the more our friends and family are doing the same and the more brands are watching and capturing it all. publishing.

Is Social Media Too Good To Be True?

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Is it possible that in a day and age where any one individual can have an idea and publish it in text, images, audio and video for the world to see - instantly and for free - that the true value of critical thinking is all but lost? Andrew Keen made this argument in his book, Cult Of The Amateur - How The Internet Is Killing Our Culture ( Bantam Dell Publishing Group , June 2007). The book, which has been published in seventeen different languages, took a very opposing view of the Internet and the power of social media. Vancouver Sun - not yet published. publishing.

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Cloud Computing And The Streaming Of Everything Will Change Media Forever

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Take a look at what Apple is attempting with their upcoming iCloud product. This is the true promise of streaming and it's the type of technology and media delivery mechanism that should get the traditional broadcasters and publishers either extremely nervous or amazingly innovative. publisher. We're getting much closer to the world of dumb clients. and that's a smart thing. The biggest change is going to be that you won't have to really download anything, as all content will not only live in the cloud, but will be accessible to you on-demand. Imagine a media world. icloud.

Business Should Motivate You

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deeper reflection. I had the pleasure of being in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday to record an upcoming webinar with Jeffrey Gitomer (best-selling business book author of The Sales Bible , The Little Red Book of Selling , Social BOOM! publishing. " To be blunt, that's B.S. If I don't take business personally, what is the point? Can you? " Nothing. Everything. content.

The New Gatekeepers

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Beyond that, because publishing content is (essentially) free, the myriad of choices gives me access to information that I never thought I would have. If that weren't enough, there is also audio and video podcasts on the topic of marketing being produced and published by the new gatekeepers. In text, images, audio and video, many of us have become both content producers and publishing empires (in our own minds, at least). It's easy for anybody to publish anything. publishing. publishing empire. Who are the new Gatekeepers? You are the new gatekeeper.

What The Next Five Years Will Be About

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I'm often reminded of an event I took part in called, The Art Of Marketing (sidebar: I'll be speaking at an upcoming Art of Marketing event in Vancouver on June 9th, 2011 - it will also feature Gary Vaynerchuk , Guy Kawasaki , Avinash Kaushik and William Taylor ). We have the opportunity to publish whatever we want - in text, images, audio and video - instantly (and for free) to the world. publishing. The next five years will be about direct relationships. Several years ago a leading brand contacted us ( Twist Image ) about a new business opportunity in the digital space.

5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

I was invited to contribute a column to an upcoming social media guidebook from Media Industry Newsletter and Folio. It is intended to be a general overview for publishers. That’s a common question these days as publishers try to make the most of search and social for audience development. My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers. AuthorRank.

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Reboot: Marketing With Inc. Magazine

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Magazine''s final version gets published. My current thoughts are that this content should not just be shackled to my own platforms, but to extend the thinking into as many interesting and unique corners of the publishing world as possible. With that, I am equally excited to be announcing that I will have an upcoming monthly column in Strategy Magazine (it will be published in the third week of every month). This is an exciting time for brands, publishers and marketers. publisher. publishing. Why would I write for Inc. Magazine? But wait. brand.

Facebook’s Big News Feed Announcement That Benefits Brands


Today Facebook announced several upcoming changes to the News Feed. We’re putting it in chronological order to make sure content publishers know that their fans can see every single post that they make.” One announcement stood out to me as something that may be a big benefit to brands – the Following Feed. ” You can learn about all of the changes here.

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Planning World Domination With $100

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Chapman (co-author of Content Rules and the upcoming book, Amazing Things Will Happen ) - a well-travelled professional business speaker - actually paid to attend this past year and describes it as a conference focused on "living a remarkable life in a conventional world.". He explains that his entrepreneurial history has ranged from importing coffee from Jamaica, search engine optimization in its early days, Google Adwords and Adsense arbitrage, to building a small publishing company while volunteering in Africa. Vancouver Sun - not yet published. publishing. skype.

Facebook Developing New PC Gaming Platform; Teams Up With Unity Technologies

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Facebook and Unity are also collaborating on new functionality for Unity that enables developers to quickly export and publish games to Facebook. Readers: What are your thoughts on Facebook’s upcoming PC gaming platform and partnership with Unity? Facebook is not playing around when it comes to games, announcing  the development of a new PC gaming platform and a partnership with Unity Technologies. Unity is the world’s leading game development platform. It’s great to be working with them to help developers find new audiences for the games they pour their hearts into.

Connecting Your Enterprise: Collaboration at Scale

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Watch out for Disjointed Workflow – Nothing hurts your ability to scale like disjointed workflow such as groups publishing in a vacuum or keeping their own datasets separated from the rest of the organization. Our next webinar is titled Way Beyond Listening: Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI ; be sure to sign up for it or view the schedule of other upcoming webinars here.

Thinking About The True Tools Of Change

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In 2009, I attended the O'Reilly conference, Tools of Change for Publishing in New York City. Now, I'll be giving a keynote address at the upcoming Tools of Change for Publishing in Frankfurt, Germany on October 11th, 2011. Last week, Joe Wikert (General Manager and Publisher at O'Reilly Media, Inc.) book publisher. book publishing. joe wikert. new media.

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

Waxing UnLyrical

As a starting point, those responsible for publishing industry-wide messaging celebrating leaders in PR must realize the images they publish of PR leaders can innocuously communicate a message of exclusion across the profession. Ed: Did you do a double take? Yes, you get TWO guest posts this week. I’ll be back in the blogging saddle next week. And that’s no double talk.

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How to Brainstorm and Create Your 12-Month Content Plan

Katie Lance

Our plan included our #GetSocialSmart Academy content, webinars, my upcoming book , weekly blog posts, videos and live video (i.e. As we know, time is all we have – so we set some ground rules for how many webinars I would do each month, how many podcast interviews I would agree to, and what type of content we would publish and where. Facebook Live). Top of mind. Yep, those!

Social Media Updates: July


However, background wallpapers might be removed completely, so don’t call your designer just yet… Facebook New Tools for Video Publishing. Facebook native video is now huge and Facebook is making it easier to help video publishers grow their business on Facebook via video. Improved live streaming – great for showing off your videos in the upcoming YouTube Gaming app.

Engage With Your LinkedIn Company Page Network From the Smart Inbox

Sprout Social

Over the years, the network has evolved into a robust publishing platform for businesses to engage and target their content to a more professional audience. Rounding out our existing publishing and reporting capabilities, users can now monitor and engage with comments on their LinkedIn® Company Page posts directly from the Smart Inbox. Engage With Thought Leaders in Your Network.

Introducing the Spin Sucks Workbook

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And, because I haven’t written about anything other than what’s in Spin Sucks, the book , I have a list of 14 topics for upcoming blog posts. And then Jeremy Miller published Sticky Branding. By Gini Dietrich. It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine. OK, maybe it’s just the end of the Spin Sucks Scavenger Hunt. I’ll tell you what.

Instagram Stories: How 18 Brands And Influencers Are Using It (And You Can Too!)

Buffer Social

Take a look at your event calendar and see if there are any upcoming events and activities that your online community can follow along. If you publish lots of content regularly like a news or media agency, summarize your articles with a headline and a tagline or sentence. Give sneak previews of your upcoming products or launch them through Instagram Stories. 10 billion. GoPro.

13 Ways to Use Facebook Events for Your Brand

Sprout Social

In order to get more out of Facebook, you have to go beyond publishing a handful of posts per day. Since your event photo can be displayed in multiple places such as the News Feed and upcoming events section, you need an image that will look great when it’s resized. Record a promo video and publish it on YouTube and other video sites. Name Your Event. Be active. Faceboo

5 LinkedIn Best Practices for Marketing Professionals

Sprout Social

One of the best reasons for your business to focus on LinkedIn is for publishing content. For content on LinkedIn, there are many caveats to learn before publishing. Try publishing content on LinkedIn that asks hard questions that revolve around your industry. So write content about upcoming industry events or recap gatherings to keep certain conversations going.

9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Buffer Social

While Instagram still doesn’t allow publishing through its web application, there are many tools that allow you to create your Instagram posts on desktop first. Finally, publish the user-generated content. It is easy to be distracted by the notifications when you only want to publish a post. 600 million! That’s a huge number. That all sounds incredible, right?

How to Build Better [Business] Habits

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According to a recent study published by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , a brief break every 20 minutes or so throughout your work day will help you focus more on the task at hand. This is a guest post from Christopher Wallace. It’s 2 p.m. So how do you pick yourself up and get back into the swing of things? The answer is in creating good habits. Take Breaks! Busines

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Post-Holiday Fitness Series: Workout Plan

Justin Levy

As I was working on tweaking my post-holiday routine, several people expressed interest in me publishing it. Over the years I have tested with 2 workouts per day and find those effective – lifting in the morning and doing cardio in the evening however with upcoming travel and a demanding work schedule, I structured the cardio into my morning routine. There is cardio every day.

From #HungertoHope on World Food Day

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So when Geoff Livingston asked if I’d share the word about an upcoming Razoo/Yum! You just read From #HungertoHope on World Food Day , originally posted on Waxing UnLyrical , published by Shonali Burke. As public relations professionals, there are a lot of different kinds of things we have to do, and not all of them are fun. were honored for their efforts to end world hunger.

The Impact of Snapdeal's Rebranding Strategy on Social Media


These charts show the engagement that the brand received over the course of the month of August and September respectively: What is interesting is that the brand published more in August (81) than it did in September (67). Snapdeal published 67 Posts from the beginning of the month of September 2016, till date. Why do you think unboxing is a huge thing on Youtube ? Facebook. Twitter.

The 10 Best Social Media Roundup Blogs of 2016

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Dilup Kumar (better known as “DK”), an internet marketer and podcaster, publishes each of his “ Weekly Roundups ” on a particular theme. And being the savvy marketer she is, Mari also lets you know about her most recent videos and and upcoming Webinars to further help folks succeed on Facebook. 7. How do you choose what social media news you read each day?

Three Words for 2013

Justin Levy

For the past several years, thanks to Chris Brogan , myself and dozens of others choose three words that serve as these guiding pillars for the upcoming year. have always received positive feedback from close friends and my community when I publish new content and I enjoy the process. Welcome to 2013 and Happy New Year! My three words for 2013 are: Learn, Create & Attack. Learn.

What’s More Important? The Steak Or The Sizzle?

Jason Yormark

As of this writing, Jon claims to have received over 1,700 subscribers, 1,000 Twitter followers and 600 likes/comments on Facebook prior to even writing a single post and only publishing his movie style trailer promoting his upcoming blog launch. You can check out the trailer here. Now I’m totally on board with this idea. Bottom line? Social Media

What’s More Important? The Steak Or The Sizzle?

Jason Yormark

As of this writing, Jon claims to have received over 1,700 subscribers, 1,000 Twitter followers and 600 likes/comments on Facebook prior to even writing a single post and only publishing his movie style trailer promoting his upcoming blog launch. You can check out the trailer here. Now I’m totally on board with this idea. Bottom line? Social Media