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Don’t Focus on the Upcoming Year’s Predictions

Justin Levy

While the onslaught of prediction posts becomes tiresome, predictions are valuable as companies are working on what key initiatives they will be focusing their spend on in the upcoming year. Sure, there will be new platforms that will likely launch in the upcoming year that you’ll need to evaluate and can’t predict yet. How can you be more forward thinking in the upcoming year?

Upcoming Public Relations Trends For 2014

Firebelly

2014 is approaching quickly and with it will be all sorts of new resolutions, new ideologies and new mindsets. A new year is a great time to get a fresh start, not only in your personal life, but also professionally. The year 2014 will bring about some new trends in all facets of business, but public relations in particular will continue to see rapid changes. The first area is ego. link].

The Upcoming Consumer (Looks Nothing Like The Consumer We Knew)

Twist Image

The consumer is changing. This used to be a platitude. Correction. It''s a marketing parlour trick to say that "the consumer has changed." It''s a parlour trick, because the more professional marketers say this, the more latitude they may be given to try new, untested and unknown things. It''s also used to then beg forgiveness for any misgivings that may have occurred in the execution of an advertising campaign. and there are always some of those. One could argue that technology has changed the consumer forever. Has social media, big data or marketing automation really changed the consumer?

Book Trailer Video for Upcoming The Social Employee @SocialEmployee (McGraw-Hill, 2013)

Blue Focus Marketing

Announcing Upcoming McGraw-Hill Book (Aug 23, 2013): The Social Employee ! We are pleased to announce the release of our new video “Think of a Brand as a Planet” in anticipation of the upcoming release of  The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work , out August 23 through McGraw-Hill ! SocialEmployee. Peak inside The Social Employee and pre-order your copy today!

Upcoming social media events in DC

SocialFish

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. So get ready to mark your calendar, and take advantage of the SocialFish discount codes. The Social Graph Clinic DC. Thursday, January 20 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Featured

How to Nimbly Adapt Content Strategy to Google’s Upcoming Changes

Writtent Blog

The only way to build a content strategy that’s waterproof enough to survive any upcoming algorithm updates is to simply avoid cutting corners. Did you know Google’s search algorithm changes 500 or 600 times a year? Updates to the world’s largest search engine can range from massive to minimal, but a single day rarely goes by without an update. Identify and Fix Broken Links. In Short?

Upcoming Google Algorithm Changes

Small Business Mavericks

Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, posted a video on YouTube recently telling us what algorithm changes Google is planning to take this summer. There are 10 specific issues Google is planning to address. I’m going to take a stab at it and say the most important of these are: The “major” Penguin update. “Going upstream” to address link spam. Authority boost.

Firebelly's Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Firebelly

Below are Firebelly’s upcoming speaking engagements. We hope you can join us! December 8, 2010. 2010 American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) Annual Conference. Amelia Island, FL. Marketing Your Consulting Practice Using Social Media. Duncan Alney. January 13, 2011. 2011 NAHB International Builders’ Show. Orlando, FL. Social Media & Brand Management. Duncan Alney. January 20, 2011. Indiana University Communications and Marketing Conference. Indianapolis, IN. Why Blogging Is The Best Social Strategy. Chantelle Flannery. Duncan Alney. Chad Richards.

Firebelly Marketing's Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 2 Social SEO Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy) » March 16, 2010 Firebelly Marketings Upcoming Speaking Engagements I wanted let everyone know about some speaking engagements that Duncan Alney and I have coming up over the next few weeks. Please try again.

What the Upcoming Facebook IPO Means for Your Business

The Social Media Incubator

With over 850 million users, one might think that Faceboo k is a no-brainer from a business perspective.  With Facebook heading toward it’s multi-billion dollar IPO, expected in May of this year, Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg predicts that changes will happen that will force businesses to take a look at their social media participation – and soon.

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What the Upcoming Facebook IPO Means for Your Business

The Social Media Incubator

With over 850 million users, one might think that Faceboo k is a no-brainer from a business perspective.  With Facebook heading toward it’s multi-billion dollar IPO, expected in May of this year, Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg predicts that changes will happen that will force businesses to take a look at their social media participation – and soon.

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Agile, Data-Driven, Burgers And MixWest: An interview With Duncan Alney

Firebelly

These strong words are part of Duncan Alney’s upcoming keynote presentation — Agile Marketing: How. Your Current Approach to Marketing Could Make You Irrelevant. If you and your marketing team are still operating in a paradigm of business as usual, you are in a very difficult position. In fact, you might be facing extinction.

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My Upcoming Social Media Presentations

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media My Upcoming Social Media Presentations Sun, Jan 4, 2009 Prof. Right now, social media is that topic and I’m excited to have the opportunity to go out and speak to others about it.  On my “ Speaking &# page, I’ll try to post my upcoming speaking events and selected past presentations.  Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Use Google Authorship to Improve SEO and Drive Traffic

Pamorama

Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discusses this in his upcoming book, “The New Digital [.]. Don’t miss a huge branding opportunity: Link your Google+ profile to the content you create Google is looking to put user identity at the forefront of a number of its products, including search. They are trying new ways to authenticate quality links.

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Quick heads up for Peterborough people who work in digital…

The Way of the Web

DPiP digital people in peterborough march 2012 upcoming eventsThe next DPiP meetup is being planed for March 1st, 2012, including a meal at the Imperial Bento restaurant in Peterborough. So if you’re interested in attending, send a tweet to @DPiPboro or add the event on Facebook to give us an idea of numbers, please. Oh, and DPiP is also on Google+ if you’d prefer to keep up with events and news there instead. Buffer.

3 Steps to Bridge the Gap Between Online and Offline Channels

Meltwater

Imagine you’re browsing online for a pair of hiking shoes for your upcoming trip to… Read More.

INTRODUCING: The WTF’s

Firebelly

If you have any questions you’d like answered in the upcoming WTF series, hit me up in the. Firebelly is starting a new video series that we’ll be airing in April: The WTF’s. That stands for: Whiteboard Tutorial Focused Learning Sessions. They’ll be released every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or whenever we get around to it. Blog Video

What is Influencer Marketing?

SocialFish

Read more from the awesome Encore Alert Blog  and sign up for their upcoming ebook on influencer marketing. Short answer – human to human interaction. Here I am with a short video on influencer marketing, filmed as part of Encore Alert ‘s League of Extraordinary Marketers series (*blush*). Haven’t heard of Encore Alert? ————— ( photo credit ).

How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

In order to generate social media buzz on your business’s upcoming event, create and share content in the weeks leading up to it. It’s important to post company updates of upcoming events, and include updates from important trade shows or industry summits. Guest post by Dave Landry. Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. Blogs. LinkedIn. Twitter.

Twitter Officially Begins Rolling Out Exceptions to 140-Character Limit

SocialTimes Twitter

In May, we announced upcoming changes to simplify tweets–including what counts toward your 140 characters. 19  is here, and so are the previously announced  tweaks to Twitter’s 140-character limit. Twitter announced Monday (via tweet , naturally): Say more about what’s happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. Say more about what's happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. pic.twitter.com/I9pUC0NdZC.

How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Our next webinar is titled Social Data Made Simple: Getting Started with a Strategy ; be sure to sign up for it or view the schedule of other upcoming webinars here. This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer.

Facebook Live Coming to Desktops, Laptops

SocialTimes Facebook

Readers: What do you think of the upcoming addition of Facebook Live for desktops and laptops? Facebook confirmed that it has begun rolling out Facebook Live  via desktop and laptop computers. Danny Goodwin  of Search Engine Journal  shared this video (embedded below) from Facebook user Delilah Taylor , in which a Live Video option appeared in her status update composer while accessing the social network via desktop. 1st FB Live from laptop… Testing it out. Can you see and hear me? Posted by Delilah Taylor on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Our next webinar is titled Making the Case for Employee Advocacy At Your Firm ; be sure to sign up for it or view the schedule of other upcoming webinars here. This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection.

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Twitter to Stop Counting Photos, Usernames Toward Character Limit

SocialTimes Twitter

” Readers: What do you think of these upcoming changes ? Twitter will soon allow users to include more content in their tweets, even without increasing the platform’s 140-character limit. Specifically, Twitter announced four new features coming to the platform over the coming months, including two tweaks to the way a tweet’s character count is measured.

YouTube Tuesday: “Just Go With It” Facebook Trailer

Firebelly

This week’s video is a trailer for Adam Sandler’s upcoming film Just Go With It. The entire spot has a Facebook theme – opening with a “Like&# button and telling the story of the film via the Facebook news feed and status updates. It’s pretty clever. Video URL: [link] ].

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How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Our next webinar is titled The ROI of Influencer Marketing ; be sure to sign up for it or view the schedule of other upcoming webinars here. > Business Intelligence Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Innovation Listening Reputation Management Social Business Intelligence Social Media Business Impact ROI Social Intelligence Social ListeningCan’t get to ROI?

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Useful B2B Digital Marketing Benchmarks [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

When planning upcoming marketing campaigns it helps to take a look back at your historical metrics to determine if your tactics were successful or not. If it was an email campaign, you’re naturally looking at open and click rates. If you launch a paid search ad, you need to know your average click-thru-rate (CTR) and cost-per-click (CPC). Download as PDF.

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

SocialTimes 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–a development platform for 2-D, 3-D, virtual reality and augmented reality  games—will integrate support for Facebook’s current gaming platform, as well as the new one it is developing. Unity is the world’s leading game development platform.

How to Sync Facebook Events to Google Calendar

The Social Media Incubator

You can add your friends birthdays or upcoming events. We will teach you how to add upcoming events but the steps will be the same for adding friends birthdays just select that options instead when you get to this point. Click on the upcoming events link. Facebook is a word that is recognized all over the world. Here is a step-by-step guide to make your life a little easier.

Media, Quoted Tweets to Stop Counting Vs. 140-Character Limit Sept. 19 (Report)

SocialTimes Twitter

In May, we announced upcoming changes to simplify tweets–including what counts toward your 140 characters. Readers: What do you think of this significant upcoming change to tweets? Reports first surfaced in May  that certain types of media attachments would “soon” no longer count toward Twitter’s 140-character limit, and now it appears that “soon” is Sept. The Verge  reported that starting Sept. 19, media attachments—photos/images, GIFs, videos, polls—and quoted tweets will no longer count against the 140-character limit. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Social Data Made Simple: Getting Started with a Strategy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Our next webinar is titled Cultivating Creative Thinking for Customer Engagement ; be sure to sign up for it or view the schedule of other upcoming webinars here. Last week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of Social Data Made Simple: Getting Started with a Strategy. This webinar featured Ira Haberman ( @ irahaberman ) Director of Storytelling at BrainRider, Ned Kumar (@ nedkumar ) Digital Strategist for FedEx and Sean Williams (@ Colorado2NYC ) Consumer Promotions Social Media at JetBlue Airlines.

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Why influencer marketing is an essential part of brand marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

The results indicate that companies are planning to shift their marketing budget in the upcoming year, with a mere 6% of companies planning to focus their investment on display advertising. Photo Courtesy of Buzzoole. New strategy provides proven effectiveness in reaching target audiences & increasing engagement. T he days of classic marketing strategies are far behind us. client).

Everything you need to know about Outreach Marketing

SocialFish

The upcoming Outreach Marketing Summit features three virtual conference rooms so attendees can choose which areas they want to gather expertise, case studies and strategies! Sign-up Today for Free. Blogger Outreach. Digital Marketing Strategy. Influencer Marketing on Target Channels. Join the conversation by following #outreachmarketing. ———– ( photo credit ).

How to Participate in a Tweet Chat

Janet Fouts

frequently participate in Twitter chats and moderate some, for example the #TGTaste chats held by @BeaThirstyGirl and I’m participating in a few upcoming chats including #CabernetDay in September. suggest you pick one of these options, drop in a hashtag for an upcoming event and see if it works for you. This post is to give you a quick overview on how to join a tweet chat.

Escape Routes: The Ultimate Social Reality Adventure

Jason Yormark

casting producer for the upcoming Escape Routes contacted me and while at first I didn’t think it was feasible, the more I learned about it, the more I realized it would be a monumental mistake not to. It’s not too many times in your life when you actually get asked to audition for a reality show, but that’s exactly what happened last week. Fair response.  Social Media

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SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Upcoming events – If you’re a local business then you know how valuable it is to be involved in the community. A recent infographic by Mogreet , a leader in mobile video and MMS messaging, stacks up the usage and engagement of SMS & MMS mobile communication against social media’s top players Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. What does this mean for marketers?

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Email Marketing and Social Media: 2 Peas in a Pod

Justin Levy

thought you’d find the upcoming webinar useful too so I wanted to share it here.  I hope that you can join us! Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email Marketing and Social Media: 2 Peas in a Pod Written on May 9, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , email , social media 15 Comments - Leave a comment! Come join us!

The ROI of Influencer Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Our next webinar is titled Omni-Channel Marketing: Creating the Right Mix for Your Brand be sure to sign up for it or view the schedule of other upcoming webinars here. This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of The ROI of Influencer Marketing. This webinar featured Eric T.

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Facebook Live Getting Two-Person Remote Broadcasts, Pre-Scheduled Streams, MSQRD Masks/Effects

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook used VidCon  in Anaheim, Calif., to announce three upcoming updates to its Facebook Live  live-video-streaming feature. Fitz Tepper of TechCrunch  reported that the social network will soon debut two-person remote broadcasts, prescheduled streams and the addition of masks and effects from recent acquisition MSQRD. Facebook will add the ability for Facebook Live users to add a second participant in a different location to their streams, Tepper reported, adding that verified pages  will get the first crack at this new feature later this summer, with other users to follow.

What’s More Important: Social Media Fans or User Generated Content?

agora pulse

Pop culture design site Look Human encourages users to take Instagram photos of their newly-purchased merchandise by including a branded hashtag on a coupon for an upcoming purchase. There’s a new dilemma among social media professionals: S hould you focus on increasing your following or maximizing your user generated content (UGC)? The answer isn’t simple. Let’s solve it together.