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Five Social Media Trends for 2016

Spin Sucks

It’s the time of the year that everyone talks about their social media trends. I can hardly believe we are here and 2015 is coming to an end. This time last year, I got my New Year’s resolutions written and planned how to focus on the latest trends. It’s proven to work and this will continue to be a trend next year as well. The Social Media Trends, They Are.

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The Five Communications Trends for 2015

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich On the fifth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… five communications trends, four free webinars , three strategy games , two  Crazies secrets , and the PR win of 2014. How clever are we to get the stuffy old, SEO-laden communications trends aka predictions in here in a fun way? Communications Trends for 2015 Conversion of media. Yay for my content team!

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26 Disruptive & Technology Trends

SocialFish

26 Disruptive & Technology Trends 2016 – 2018 from Brian Solis. From Brian Solis.  Oh and check out slide 27-28. ——— ( photo credit ). Featured Social, In Theory Industry Insider

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Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. hope you find this advice helpful and that you give your business its best shot at tremendous success in 2013 with these marketing trends. Here we go: Social Business Has Risen.

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Eight PR Trends that Will Affect Your Jobs in 2017

Spin Sucks

On the eighth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you eight PR trends. The post Eight PR Trends that Will Affect Your Jobs in 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks. These include artificial intelligence, fake news, accountability partners, and more. Gini Dietrich walks you through all eight so you are ready for next year.

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The Personalized Experience is a Marketing Trend for 2017

Spin Sucks

The recent State of the Connected Customer shows a pretty big marketing trend for 2017 in the personalized experience. The post The Personalized Experience is a Marketing Trend for 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks. Marketing Trends Big data data analysis data collection predictive intelligence salesforce research Starbucks state of marketing state of the connected customer

Eight Digital Marketing Trends

Spin Sucks

thought we could take a look at our predictions for 2012 trends – now that we’re nearly 3/4 of the way through the year – and see how we did! Following is a list of of trends we predicted for 2012 last November. also think some of these are very much trends while others are things we’re pushing the industry toward through the Spin Sucks version. Results.

The Hottest Trends In Digital Marketing Automation

Spin Sucks

The post The Hottest Trends In Digital Marketing Automation appeared first on Spin Sucks. By choosing the right marketing automation software for your business, you will find success at driving leads and making sales. Mollie McDonnell has more. Related Stories The Problem with Marketing Automation Is Marketing Automation Cheating or Just Slightly Creepy?

The 2016 PR Trends…How Did the PR Industry Do?

Spin Sucks

But, before we join the fray, Gini Dietrich takes a look at how the industry did against the 2016 PR trends. The post The 2016 PR Trends…How Did the PR Industry Do? Communication Trends blab content marketing content marketing institute inner circle livestreaming madison logic MarketingProfs michael smart outbrain paid amplification Ragan Shonali Burke slack social pr tony gnau virtual realityIt's the time of the year that everyone and their brothers makes predictions for the following year. appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Eight PR Trends for 2016

Spin Sucks

On the eighth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you…eight PR trends,  seven PR blogs , six must-watch PR webinars ,  five PR books , four PR podcasts ,  three productivity tools ,  two Spin Sucks Crazy secrets , and the one PR tool you need for 2016. Let’s talk about PR trends, shall we? The Eight PR Trends for 2016. Measurement has to be one of the PR trends of 2016.

Tradeshow Trends for 2014

SocialFish

20+ Tradeshow Trends For 2014 & Beyond from Jeff Hurt. …by the always excellent Jeff Hurt. Stick this in your pipe and smoke it! Related Posts Best Linkedin Company Pages How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about. From the Trenches Industry Insider

Technology Trends in Associations

SocialFish

Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo. Nice webinar from Informz , Brightfind (formerly Syscom’s web services + Personify Interactive), Higher Logic and Tom Lehman. Lots of good stuff in here about marketing automation, online communities, user experience and more to sink your teeth into. ———– ( photo credit ).

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

The latest annual Internet Trends Report from Mary Meeker , venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers , is one of those, and it’s a must-read for those of us in digital marketing. The trend is away from platforms like Facebook, which have become mass communication vehicles, and towards smaller 1:1 interactions. marketing statistics trends digital Tweet.

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Easy Ideas to Turn Twitter Trending Topics into Gold

agora pulse

Trending topics are the most talked-about news, and on Twitter, it can help companies boost their engagement, awareness, and clickthroughs. So how can you use Twitter trending topics? Trending topics are an effective tool for spreading your blog posts, infographics, and funny GIFs to new audiences.Consumers then become aware of your shared values. Promote Relevant Content.

5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Here are a few of the top online marketing trends for the second half of 2013 that may help you grow your sales both online and off faster than you expected. These are just a few of the top online marketing trends for the second half of 2013. Guest post by Alice Jenkins of How2become. Social media will remain important. Mobile marketing will continue to grow.

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Trends for 2015

SocialFish

I don’t know about you, but I haven’t seen as many “trends” an “predictions” slide decks (or blog posts) this year as in years past. Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising Trends to Watch in 2015 from John Haydon. Top 10 Mobile Trends 2015 from Golden Gekko. 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis. Wonder why.

6 Instagram Trends Marketers Should Know

Sprout Social

With so many changes coming to the platform, there’s a reason why it’s difficult to stay on top of all the latest Instagram trends. Keeping up with Instagram trends is essential to better reach, and ultimately grow your audience. Being aware of the most popular Instagram trends could be the icing to your social media marketing cake. What Are Instagram Trends?

6 Social Media Trends That Will Take Over 2017

Sprout Social

Looking toward 2017, social media trends will continue to evolve and surprise us. While it’s impossible to predict how the social media marketing landscape will change over the course of a year, we’re here to provide six social media trends marketers should keep an eye on in 2017: Jump to the Social Media Trends 2017 Infographic. 1. AI Lenses for Facebook & Instagram.

Trends in 2015: Ready for the next big thing?

Mindjumpers

Wearables – some had this on their 2014 trend list but 2015 finally looks to be the year that wearables – especially smartwatches – really takeoff. When reviewing 2014 it seems clear that localization has been a bigger challenge than first anticipated by many. Social is Local. But having multilingual employees in your office does not solve this task in the most optimal way.

The Content Marketing Trend Literally Worth Watching

Convince & Convert

But I figured, “jeez, maybe I should put my content marketing trend prediction not just in the articles, slideshares, and ebooks of others, but on my own blog!” eschew that and instead offer just one content marketing trend that I believe will massively disrupt the business in 2016. The 2016 Content Marketing Trend is Low-Res Video. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

So here are my 8 marketing trends to implement in your 2012 marketing plan.  I think these marketing trends are a must for your SMB this year, following how the landscape “ended” in 2011 and are going to be very powerful in 2012.  Trend #1 – Humanize Your Business! Trend #2 – Know Your Target Customer! Trend #3 – Provide Valuable Content! Yasmin.

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Watching the Content Marketing Trend Fade to Black

Geoff Livingston

Content isn’t going anywhere, but the content marketing trend may be disappearing much quicker than we think. This trend movement more to do with marketers failing to deliver results with general content than the role branded content has on the Internet. The B2B marketing crowd is moving beyond the content marketing trend and adapting account based marketing.

Five Web Design Trends to Watch

SocialFish

Here are five design trends to consider. 1. One of the big design trends that is beginning to fade is mega navigation menus that are cluttered and distracting to website visitors. Are you considering these trends in your website redesigns? ————— Is your organization embarking on a website redesign in 2014? Bye Bye Sliders? Scrolling is Normal.

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Interesting Marketing Trends of Small Businesses [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Small businesses face challenges of small budgets and scarce resources, causing them to be even more selective of their decisions in growing their top line. They often don’t have the luxury of celebrity sponsorship or mass media ads such as Super Bowl commercials. Small businesses therefore test, pivot, and analyze to recognize where their dollars would be best spent. Postal Service.

EGC is the Key Content Marketing Trend

Convince & Convert

Content Marketing content marketing content marketing operations content marketing trends cooperative content egc employee generated content EGC is 2015’s most powerful marketing abbreviation. We’ve talked for years about UGC – user generated content – but now we find that perhaps the best source of great content is instead EGC – employee generated content.

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

Trends can be found everywhere but social media is the best place to find the freshest and most relevant trends today. The client is emailing you, asking if their brand should jump on the new social media trend that everyone seems to be talking about. However, before your brand hops on the next new social media trend, there are a few important questions you should ask yourself.

Infographic: B2B content marketing trends

Sherrilynne Starkie

Despite continued economic uncertainty, nearly half of B2B marketers plan to increase their marketing spend this year. Source: Ambassador. Related posts: Infographic: colour and logo design. Twitter for companies. Does Facebook affect your brain? PLEASE LIKE  MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles. Why Visual Content and Marketing Go Hand in Hand [Infographic].

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The Best Tools for Keyword Research, Competitive Analysis and Trending Topics

Adam Sherk

To help with that, I’ve put together a list of the best options for keyword research, competitive analysis and monitoring search and social trends. Google Trends. Editorial teams like using Google Trends because there is no sign-up or login required. Extra tip: try using Supermetrics Data Grabber to extract this data and trend it over time. Search Trends. 1.

PR Trends for 2015: 7 To Watch

Waxing UnLyrical

So when PRSA asked me to author a guest post on PR trends for 2015, initially I scratched my head a bit. PR Trends for 2015. PR Trends for 2015: 7 To Watch is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn PR Trends for 2015: 7 To Watch. Public Relations Shonali Burke State of PR pr trends public relations in 2015 Measurement.

Monday Roundup: 2015 Marketing and PR Trends

Waxing UnLyrical

Whenever we approach the end of a year, we invariably see a flurry of “year in review” type posts, not to mention trend and forecast posts. Here are some of the most interesting posts on 2015 marketing and PR trends we’ve seen. So have a read. 3.  6 Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2015. Five 2015 digital marketing trends for your consideration.

B2B Marketing Trends 2016-2020: Social Media Breakfast Wrap

Webbiquity SMM

What trends will drive B2B marketing over the next three to four years? The initial product of that research was the eBook, B2B Marketing Trends for 2016: 25 Thought Leaders Weigh In , previously summarized here. The presentation detailed trends within marketing analytics, influencer and advocacy outreach, and marketing technology. Paul ( #SMBMSP90 on Twitter).

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5 Weekly Trends on Instagram

Firebelly

Daily Instagram hashtag trends!  There are many Instagram users that enjoy posting pictures that correspond to the ‘trend of the day’. Very serious Instagram trend users will post everyday of the week, but most have a particular favorite day or two that they contribute to. What is even bigger than Instagram? Selfie Sunday #SS. Man Crush Monday #MCM. Transformation Tuesday  #TT.

Removing Trending Articles From Your Facebook Timeline

SocMed Sean

Now, Facebook is hijacking your timeline and inserting “Trending Articles” While I’m not positive about the source, it’s likely that Facebook monitors the articles/blog posts that your friends are clicking on and sharing and then presumes that you’ll want to see them too. Facebook does it again! Personally, I want Facebook to stay the heck out of my timeline.

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. hope you find this advice helpful and that you give your business its best shot at tremendous success in 2013 with these marketing trends. Here we go: Social Business Has Risen.

20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011

Dave Fleet

Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. This week, I had an opportunity to pull together some of the key social media trends I’m seeing for a presentation at an event in Waterloo. Some of these trends are existing and ongoing; others are new. grouped the trends into five themes: Silo-busting. Trend #1: Integration. Trend #2: Social customer support.

How Google Trends Helps Employers and Job Seekers

Convince & Convert

Google Trends can help answer those questions. Google Trends will tell you what gets searched the most and whether it’s growing, flatlined, or declining. What related terms are trending? Derek Jeter is trending most popular in baseball. Find out what’s trending relative to your business. Type them into the Google Trends search bar. It’s a win-win.

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

It’s a network of very talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Nishanth Krish from India who shares his insights into the social media trends, prospects and challenges in India right now. India is a mobile first country where 41% of total mobile users are active on social media. Personalized Content is the Key.

4 Social Media Trends that are Irrelevant for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Trends change with the drop of a hat. I won’t tell you what the next big thing is, but I will tell you what isn’t. It’s #WaffleDay or #FlipFlopsDay or #PoppyseedMuffinDay and it’s trending. Writing copy for endless posts makes it easy to want to give in to those hyperbolic headlines (10 New Products That’ll Blow Your Mind, 5 Trends That Will SHOCK you). Brands Using Bae.

Corporate Humanism is the #1 Trend Business Trend that Matters in 2012

SocialFish

2012 Edition: 15 Business & Marketing Trends That Matter. … at least according to the always super smart Rohit Bhargava. This slide speaks for itself; and it’s what we’re digging deep into in Humanize. The book breaks down how human organizations work at all levels, and explains how exactly you can start helping your organization become more human.

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4 Social Media Trends and How to Adjust Your Social Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Social media has evolved over the years and in order to design a successful social media marketing strategy, you must consider the latest social media trends that are likely to have the biggest impacts. Another emerging trend that will become more prominent in 2016 is that Facebook will dominate the social landscape. Even well-known brands like Coca Cola focus on Facebook marketing.