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Influencer marketing goes mainstream

Sherrilynne Starkie

Influencer marketing is nothing new. PR pros have been building positive relationships with influencers since the dawn of the profession. What has changed is the definition of what, or who, an influencer is.

How Do I See Who Is Following Me On Facebook – And Why You Shouldn’t Be Asking This Question

SocMed Sean

In light of the recent news about Facebook security hacks, there has been a lot of focus on how to ensure that your Facebook data isn’t compromised.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018


Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. This is especially true for business organizations that want to open social media accounts today in an already crowded marketplace.

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

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Explaining Social Media Marketing To My Mom


If it wasn’t hard enough explaining social media in general to my mom, having to explain my job in social media marketing was an even bigger banana to peel. Deep breath…serenity now…patience is a profound gesture of kindness. We started small.

17 Stellar Stats and Facts for Facebook Fans

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook is, for marketers of all types, the social network that can’t be ignored.

Are you free online?


It’s a question many of us wouldn’t hesitate to answer to. The rapid growth of the internet, as well as its proliferation across devices and throughout our lives, often gives way to the idea that the online world is largely a free one.

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Five Overlooked Places To Search For The Perfect Employee

The Realtime Report

Five Overlooked Places To Search For The Perfect Employee. Hiring the right person for a job frequently demands that you look outside the box. No longer is it enough to source candidates as a reactive endeavor.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Listen up! Mindful Social Business with @LeahWeissPHD on #HowWeWork

Janet Fouts

I had the great pleasure of interviewing Leah Weiss on the Mindful Social Business podcast about the launch of her new book,“ How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind ” .

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Top Five: YouTube has more users than Facebook

Sherrilynne Starkie

REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Top Five: YouTube beats Facebook as most-used platform. Listly by Sherrilynne Starkie. The must-know social media news for the week of March 18, 2018. Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat and Google all feature. Follow List.

Social Media Content: Post Now, Schedule, or Queue?

agora pulse

Are there only two types of social media managers? You might imagine one type, the managers who post everything in the moment. They are always on, have their phone ready in their back pocket to whip out at any moment.

Why Strong Writing Skills Matter More than Ever For Today’s PR Pro


Strong writing skills are more crucial than ever in public relations.Why?As As paid and earned media move closer together and we see branded content continuing to rise in popularity, PR pros… Read More >>>.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Social Media Etiquette: A Guide For The Digital Age

The Realtime Report

Social Media Etiquette: A Guide For The Digital Age. Even though it may seem difficult to fathom a world without Facebook or other social media platforms, it wasn’t all that long ago when none existed. Indeed, the Facebook phenomena isn’t much older than ten years.

Everything You Need to Know About the New Instagram Algorithm

Jenn's Trend

There’s really only one way to say this: THERE IS NO NEW INSTAGRAM ALGORITHM Seriously. What happened in January 2018 was an update to the Facebook algorithm. In case you weren’t aware of this obviously true statement: Instagram and Facebook are NOT the same thing. Yes, Facebook owns Instagram.

Award winning campaign for EDC

Sherrilynne Starkie

An award winning social media campaign allowed Export Development Canada (EDC) speak to their clients on a different level. They wanted to talk about why small business and entrepreneurs do what they do. Video content anchored the campaign, and a smart social media strategy promoted to great effect.

How to Create Engaging Short Videos for Social Media (Including 7 Excellent Examples)

Buffer Social

When was the last time you watched a video on social media? Videos are becoming increasingly popular on social media , especially on mobile. Over the past year, the time people spent watching Facebook Live every day has increased by four times and Instagram videos by 80 percent 1 Facebook , 2017.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

5 of the Best University Social Feeds


It's no secret that social media has become younger generations' primary form of communication. From communicating with friends and family to keeping up with the latest news, social platforms serve… Read More >>>.

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Areas of Business You May Need to Update

The Realtime Report

Areas of Business You May Need to Update. As any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you, the longevity of a business depends on its ability to adapt to the changing world.

Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Are you tired of looking for the magic easy button to help you get your business content to the top of the News Feed? Do you dream about your content showing up on top of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn News Feed? What if I told you there is no magic easy button?

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Why marcoms pros should get Facebook Blueprint certification

Sherrilynne Starkie

Training for Facebook Blueprint Certification gives marcoms pros the skills to maximize business on Facebook. It provides the confidence (and credentials!) to promote a message, product or service by understanding who, when and how to connect – strategically and effectively. There are currently two certifications for two specific areas of expertise – Facebook Certified Buying Professional and Facebook Certified Planning Professional.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Ten Years and Counting… Happy Birthday!


Hi everyone, I just realized is over 10 years old!!! In all that time, I have never monetized the site (beyond a couple of random ads here and there). I maintain this site all by myself.

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Are You Listening? The 20 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Buffer Social

How do you know if your customers (and potential customers) are talking about you on social media? If they tagged your social media profile in their posts, you could check your notifications. If they didn’t, maybe you could search on each social media platform every time you want to find out.

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AI: A Marketing Professional’s Friend or Foe?

The Realtime Report

AI: A Marketing Professional’s Friend or Foe? With every innovation that promises revolution comes a degree of fear of the unexpected within the industries that use it. Within the marketing industry, AI has already been making significant waves with precision targeting and marketing automation.

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Infographic: Top Contenders for Amazon HQ2


The race is on. Once Amazon announced that they were looking for a city to build a second headquarters (HQ2) in North America, more than 200 municipalities in Canada, Mexico, and… Read More >>>.


8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Top Five: Google and women led businesses

Sherrilynne Starkie

REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Top Five: Google and women led businesses. Listly by Sherrilynne Starkie. This week's must-know social media news includes stories about Google, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Follow List. Embed List.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. The truth is your brand is all of these things and more.

7 Invaluable Marketing Skills That Help Teams Produce Consistently Great Content

Buffer Social

In speaking with thousands of marketers and businesses over the past several years, we’ve learned that marketing has an incredible potential to impact people’s lives.

How to Run YouTube Ad Campaigns That Convert

agora pulse

Video advertising is dominating on multiple social media platforms. Given that video is a natural medium for storytelling, it allows businesses to convey not only a message but a feeling faster, and more organically than even still images.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.