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Creative Storytelling: Picture This: It’s Not Just the Words – It’s What You Do with Them

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Mary Wascavage. Every morning I listen to the Elvis Duran Morning Show on my way in to work. I like to be entertained throughout my commute, and Duran’s show doesn’t disappoint. It’s talk-show-meets-freak-show with popular contemporary music added in for good measure.

[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

SocMed Sean

If you’ve been around my blog for long, you know I am a bit of a WordPress fanboy. It’s my favorite CMS and blogging platform, primarily because of the fact that the community of developers who make themes and plugins for WordPress are amazing.

[SOLVED] Getting Rid Of Those Annoying Facebook Messenger Pop-Ups On The Desktop Site

SocMed Sean

A while back, I wrote a post about clearing the Facebook Messenger notification icon when there were actually no unread messages. The post quickly blew up, showing that there were a lot of people who were frustrated with getting a notification when there were clearly no unread messages to be found.

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Five Actionable Social Media Tips for Your Web Development Business

Webbiquity SMM

By David Gutierrez. A huge proportion of brand promotion is now done online, particularly through social media. Digital ad spending exceeded TV promotion budgets for the first time ever in 2017. Photo by Tracy Le Blanc from Pexels.

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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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Do you need help crafting a donor communications plan?

SocialFish

Your organization does great work, but do your donors understand it fully? Are you communicating with your supporters too often—or not enough? Is that channel the right one to connect with your best prospects?

How to make gorgeous ebooks

Sherrilynne Starkie

Recently, I’ve published two ebooks. One goes into a lot of detail about the skills required to be at the top of your game in PR, marketing and communications. The second one looks at the kind of work and activities that a marcoms professional takes on in today’s world. (I’m

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Blogging Every Day

Ari Herzog

I miss blogging. I used to write a lot. May 2017: 3 posts. May 2016: 0 posts. May 2015: 3 posts. May 2014: 8 posts. May 2013: 6 posts. May 2012: 1 post. May 2011: 18 posts. May 2010: 21 posts. May 2009: 33 posts. May 2008: 66 posts. May 2007: 26 posts. I look at those early years and wonder why I can’t (or don’t) maintain a similar posting schedule today. I think if I don’t restrict myself to a topic then I might be more inspired.

Evolving WhatsApp Could Present New Opportunities for Brands

Social Media Today

WhatsApp is evolving fast, and could present a range of new opportunities for businesses

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.

5 Super Smart Investment Tips for Freelancers and Solo Entrepreneurs

Kikolani

I came across a forum that was offering business advice and one post in particular caught my eye. The original The post 5 Super Smart Investment Tips for Freelancers and Solo Entrepreneurs appeared first on Kikolani. Business

StumbleUpon Is Shutting Down

Bill Hartzer

The social media network StumbleUpon is shutting down on June 30, 2018. StumbleUpon users are being encouraged to join Mix, another website by the makers of StumbleUpon. For the past 16 years, StumbleUpon has been a website that you can submit a URL to.

Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features

Sherrilynne Starkie

REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features. Listly by Sherrilynne Starkie.

Did You See My New Blog Layout?

Ari Herzog

I updated the layout today — and I like the minimalism. It’s not ironic that the name of the theme is Minimum Pro. I bought the theme a few years ago when I initially used it, but the most recent look I installed in 2016. If you forget the old look , it included a front page with featured photos atop every post. I thought it was cumbersome to find pictures for posts.

A World Gone Social

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How to Research Keywords for Social Media Marketing

Social Media Today

Keyword research is fairly simple, even in the social sphere. You just have to know which tools to use

How to Create a Social Media Post Schedule in Three Easy Steps

agora pulse

A social media post schedule can save you time, and also help you get better results with your social media strategy. But when you are starting from scratch, you may not know where to start. The good news is that you can create a social media posting schedule in three easy steps.

How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared)

Buffer Social

Too busy to read? Just click the play button below to listen to this post. Facebook, as a platform, is barely recognizable from the social network that launched to connect Harvard University students in February 2004.

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Facebook Encourages Uploading Nude Photos To Fight Revenge Porn

Bill Hartzer

In an effort to fight revenge porn, Facebook announced a new pilot program to encourage us to upload photos that we suspect may be out in the public. They will take those photos that are uploaded to fingerprint them and use technology to identify photos that are then uploaded by others.

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.

Big Changes Ahead in the PR Industry

Proactive Report

If you’re studying PR, or you’re working in the industry, the recent study from USC Annenberg should be by your bedside. The report covers the disruption of the PR industry, what’s changing, what talent is needed in the new model of PR, and where the industry is headed.

5 Ways to Leverage Micro-Influencers in Your Social Marketing Strategy

Social Media Today

Micro-influencers can help boost your brand messaging, often better than major celebrities. Here are some tips on the why and how of micro-influencer marketing

Veterinary Digital Marketing Team Wins Back Weeks With Agorapulse

agora pulse

Marketing for veterinary practices takes both a specialized knowledge of the pet care industry and an insider’s insight into how people choose and trust someone to take care of their furry family members.

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Should You Be Getting Ready For GDPR?

The Social Media Hat

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect May 25th, yet you haven't prepared. This article will show why you need to act, and what your next steps are

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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.

Content Inspiration Provided By Each Social Channel

Ignite Social Media

In marketing, image is everything—especially when it comes to communication. Though content calendars and audience insights go a long way in informing content strategies, one of the best ways to generate high performing content is by following each platform’s best practices.

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Big Changes Ahead for the PR Industry

Proactive Report

If you’re studying PR, or you’re working in the industry, the recent study from USC Annenberg should be by your bedside. The report covers the disruption of the PR industry, what’s changing, what talent is needed in the new model of PR, and where the industry is headed.

The Best Times and Days to Post on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter [Infographic]

Social Media Today

More and more companies are utilizing social media for their marketing purposes, and posting regularly can help you to reach a broader variety of audiences, keep loyal customers up to date, and help boost your company profile. However, each social platform utilizes different algorithms - if you p

Is There a Social Quant Alternative that Twitter Won’t Shut Down?

agora pulse

Social Quant is Dead! If you don’t believe me, go to their homepage. You’ll probably see what we did when we went there. The platform many of us have used for years to help grow our Twitter following is another victim of Twitter’s focus on enforcing their rules.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

GDPR – What You Need to Know for May 25

The Social Media Hat

The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect May 25, and this comprehensive article walks you through everything you need to know and do

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Why Businesses Should Hire an SEO Company?

Social Media Marketing

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and includes the digital marketing tactics which can result in the higher ranking of the website on the search engine result page of a certain type of search engine. If we look at the digital marketing and SEO, both the concepts are inseparable. All the businesses in today’s time need both the digital marketing and SEO campaigning to increase their business growth and make their business profitable and successful. Why Should Companies Hire SEO Firm?

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The Scale of Change in the PR Industry

Proactive Report

If you’re studying PR, or you’re working in the industry, the recent study from USC Annenberg should be by your bedside. The report covers the disruption of the PR industry, what’s changing, what talent is needed in the new model of PR, and where the industry is headed.

How to Create a Viral Infographic [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Infographics are hugely popular, and can help boost brand awareness. Here are some tips on how to make the resonant, stand out infographics

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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