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Sherrilynne Starkie

Our whitepaper: Key trends of 2013 is our gift to you for the holidays. Click here to download your copy now to get the hard numbers behind the eight key trends of 2013: Powering events through social media. Featured Headline Social Media 2013 trends Marketing and Advertising White paper year in review How do you make something like business communications, which is seemingly intangible, become more verifiable and concrete?

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Top Marketing Trends for 2013


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. I hope you find this advice helpful and that you give your business its best shot at tremendous success in 2013 with these marketing trends.

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The Moments That Made Social Slam 2013 Momentous

Waxing UnLyrical

Social Slam 2013. Social Slam 2013. Blog posts previewing or reviewing Social Slam 2013. Social Slam 2013 Recap: From the Eyes of an Organizer. Jonathan Barrick) Social Slam 2013 has concluded, and that makes me sad. However, Social Slam 2013 was awesome, and that makes me happy. A tribute to the "engine" behind Social Slam - Social Slam - April 5, 2013. The Most Important Thing that I Didn''t Hear at Social Slam 2013.

Gearing Up For Social Slam 2013

Waxing UnLyrical

And this is what I’m pretty sure I will get at SMC Knoxville’s Social Slam 2013 , which will kick off in exactly three weeks and three days from today (April 5). I’m excited to be gearing up for Social Slam 2013. Gearing Up For Social Slam 2013 is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Gearing Up For Social Slam 2013. Like many of my peers, speaking at industry events and conferences is a growing part of my business.

Mobile Trends for 2013


I discovered an article written by JWT on the 13 Mobile Trends for 2013 and picked out a few that I already see happening in my own mobile use. With mobile technology rapidly growing and changing it is exciting to see what we can expect to happen in the future. Million Ways To Say Hi. Yes we still make calls on our mobile phones, the original purpose, but today there are so many faster, more exciting, and richer ways to stay connected to our friends and family.

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The Biggest Social Media Story of 2013

Direct Marketing Observations

It was one of the biggest acquisitions in 2013. Remember this because it will be the social media headline of 2013… To quote The New York Times : What business makes no money, has yet to pass its third anniversary and just turned down an offer worth billions of dollars? Remember this? It’s one of the classic lines of all times in a movie. Greed is Good. Remember this?

Successful Libya Build 2013 Highlights Potential For a Bright Future

Waxing UnLyrical

The recent Libya Build 2013 saw hundreds of foreign companies participating. So with Libya Build 2013 wrapped up, I decided to head off on a little desert safari. Successful Libya Build 2013 Highlights Potential For a Bright Future is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Successful Libya Build 2013 Highlights Potential For a Bright Future. The news from Libya since my last post has not been great.

10 Ecommerce Predictions for 2013

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Thanks to smarter marketing, better technology and consumers speaking out, 2013 just might be the year we see a real shift in how close customers and companies can really get. In 2013, expect to see: Testing (Finally) Becomes a Must-Have - Companies big and small have dabbled in this for a decade. As a consumer and a marketer, I’m looking forward to getting online in 2013. Posted in Behavioral Targeting Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile Social Media.

The Food Fads Of 2013


As a foodie I was curious to see what foods made Mashable’s “ Top 10 Food Crazes of 2013 ” list. Plus food is in our DNA at Firebelly, which makes this post extremely relevant. I’ve eaten six out of the ten things. But truthfully, what I haven’t eaten on the list doesn’t really bother me. . The Cronut: A croissant-doughnut? I’m not a huge fan of either, so I’m not disappointed that I haven’t had this experience.

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SEO in 2013: What to Expect


Here are a few SEO trends you can expect to see in 2013. It will continue to behoove you in 2013 to make use of the varied Google services and products you can, whether paid or free. When you do, expect to pay more for them in 2013. Short answer: ads cost more in 2013. Expect this to continue in 2013. Web Analytics SEO seo 2013SEO analysts around the world are constantly searching for the best ways to stay ahead of the optimization game.

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2013 Social Media Bloopers

The Marketing Blog

So, as we say hello to 2014, let us look at which brands make it to the list of 2013 Social Media Bloopers. They say that mistakes are bound to happen and they can happen to the best of us. But the most important lesson is to learn and improve from them. Filed under: Social media , social media india Tagged: bloopers , Social media , socialmedia. Social media social media india bloopers socialmedia

Three Random Thoughts on April 19, 2013

Waxing UnLyrical

Boston_Police) April 20, 2013. Three Random Thoughts on April 19, 2013 is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Three Random Thoughts on April 19, 2013. Friday, April 19, was an interesting day. I was out at the Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit (which was great), but it was also the day the week’s horrors in Boston came to a culmination … though none of us could have foreseen that. And so much else was happening everywhere.

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. Social Media Marketing 2013 online marketing trends Alice Jenkins email marketing methods How2become mobile marketing user-friendly website designs Guest post by Alice Jenkins of How2become.

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Top Blog Posts of 2013

Ari Herzog

You are reading the 45th blog post of 2013. Most Popular Posts of 2013 (as shared/commented by you). Most Popular Guest Posts of 2013. My Personal Favorite Posts of 2013. In case you missed any, here are some of the more popular posts this year. 30 Tips to be a Digital Storyteller. 18 Reasons to Embrace Social Media. Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends. Learn to be in the Moment. Why I Blog. Most Popular Posts of History (as visited this year).

4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013


Whether you work in an industry where technology plays a major role, or you simply like keeping up on what the wonders of scientific endeavor have whipped up for us this year, get ready to hit the road all year long with these four technology conferences (and also these four conferences on social media ) to create your traveling schedule for 2013: 1. Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013. Technology Frontiers 2013. The Next Web Europe 2013. TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2013.

Three Words for 2013

Justin Levy

Welcome to 2013 and Happy New Year! My three words for 2013 are: Learn, Create & Attack. I’m proud of what was accomplished in 2012 but I want to make 2013 beg for mercy. So there you have, my three words for 2013. What are YOUR three words for 2013? Happy 2013 to everyone! As the holiday season fades into a memory, we spend time reflecting on the year that has past and on what the next year will bring.

Top Social Media Campaigns in 2013

The Realtime Report

What were the best social media campaigns in 2013? Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 4, 2013. What were your favorite social media campaigns in 2013? From Oreo’s ‘Dunk in the Dark’ tweet at the Superbowl to Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy as a Dodge car salesman, there’s been plenty to choose from. Here are the top campaigns we published (based on traffic) this past year – and then one more for good luck.

7 reasons I’m thrilled about AllFacebook Expo 2013


When: June 5, 2013. AllFacebook Expo 2012 attendees – the smartest man in social media, Brian Carter, along with an uber-cool crew of Adryenn Ashley, Hyla Molander, Caroline Love and others. Where: Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Each year MediaBistro hosts AllFacebook Expo which provides the world a deep look into Facebook innovations and issues impacting both social media and digital marketing. This year it will take place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on June 5th.

Social Networking Terms of Use in 2013


Terms of Use 2013. So what does this mean for you in 2013? 2012 didn’t end well for social networking and the ever-looming subject of online privacy. Popular social sites like Facebook have been the subject of privacy concerns for years, but users are starting to hold companies accountable for their actions – making others rethink the way they take on Internet privacy. Instagram Hates You.

5 PR Tips From 2013?s 17 Year Cicadas

Waxing UnLyrical

Are you looking forward to the 2013 visitation? 5 PR Tips From 2013′s 17 Year Cicadas is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 5 PR Tips From 2013′s 17 Year Cicadas. The first time I experienced “cicada mania” was in 2004. We’d just moved to the East Coast and were getting used to living and working in the DC area.

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2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]

Cody Ward

Other results include the effectiveness of using marketing automation technology and how much companies plan to spend on marketing in 2013. Marketers Have Planned to Spend More in 2013 than 2012. The chart below reveals how marketers will adjust their spending plans by channel in 2013 relative to 2012. The post 2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study] appeared first on Puzzle Marketer.

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Social Media Stats: The Best of 2013

The Realtime Report

Here’s a look at our top ten stats posts (ranked by traffic) from 2013, including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vine and plenty of influence marketing. What did you think was the biggest story in social media statistics in 2013? What were the biggest stories in social media statistics this year?

Firebelly Is A 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards Finalist


Hard work does pay off because Firebelly has been nominated and selected as a Mira Awards finalist for Marketing Technology Excellence and Innovation. I’m thrilled! I don’t typically use exclamations in blog posts. We’re usually editorial in our blog, but good times call for celebration – and that includes you – our community. I’ve included a video message for those of you who’d rather watch than read: [Video URL: [link] ].

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What’s In My Gear Bag: 2013 Edition

Justin Levy

The post What’s In My Gear Bag: 2013 Edition appeared first on Justin Levy. While there are many benefits to travel, one of the difficulties is staying productive while you’re on the go. Sure, we have technology that enables us to accomplish our work from wherever we are. What takes time to develop, though, is our ideal workshifting set-up. I have logged more miles in airplanes than I care to count and spend many nights per year in hotel rooms.

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30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

In another study, 35% of marketing professionals worldwide cited content marketing as their leading focus in 2013, followed by social media (25%) and SEO (15%). business enterprises said creating “metrics that demonstrate the value of social media” was their top internal social media objective for 2013. Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it.

4 trends for online coupon sites in 2013

Atom Thought

A recent Comscore- Pulse of the Online Shopper study (June 2013), shows that “consumers want more choices when shopping online.” ” Of course more choices lead to comparison. The mobile and social channels seem to play a vital role in the way consumers shop, and the study also offers interesting insights: ” 47% respondents (of the. Digital Insight

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Firebelly Goes To The 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards Gala


Saturday, April 20 was the 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards – Firebelly was named a finalist in Marketing Technology Excellence & Innovation category . Check out Duncan’s video, where he talks about being a finalist in a recent blog post: Firebelly Is A 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards Finalist. To see the complete list of the 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards winners, click here:

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This Week on Facebook

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Social Media Marketing Tags: 2013 fall marketing trends , community guidelines , favicon , Social Media Marketing A roundup of this week’s Facebook Posts from Harp Social’s Facebook Page. Blog Facebook Social Media Marketing 2013 fall marketing trends community guidelines favicon

Top Marketing Trends for 2013


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. I hope you find this advice helpful and that you give your business its best shot at tremendous success in 2013 with these marketing trends.

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Responsive Design is 2013?s Web Design Trend


In a May 2013 webinar, Peter Goodman, VP of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, discussed the current state of advertising in the social media space. Goodman explained how social advertising is the hottest topic in advertising, forecasted to reach a $11 billion in the US by 2017, according to BIA/Kelsey in April 2013. So, this is why responsive design is 2013′s design trend. This is why responsive design is 2013′s web design trend.

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Top 3 Employer Review Websites Of 2013


Here are the top 3 employer review websites for 2013. These are the top 3 employer review websites of 2013. Searching for a good employment position is no easy feat. There are several factors that come into play – such as the work/life balance, company culture, and benefits. While manually exploring each of these factors is possible, it’s going to cost a lot of time and money at the job seeker’s end.

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18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

2: 30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014). Content marketing is a hot topic, primarily in the B2B world but increasingly in consumer marketing as well. The number of Google searches for the phrase have increased 400% since January 2011. And as noted here yesterday , 93% of B2B marketers are now using content marketing, with more than half calling it their biggest priority this year.

UK Mobile Ad Spend Grows 126% in 2013

The Realtime Report

Mobile ad spend for 2013 will total over £1 billion (around $1.89 Meanwhile, digital ad spending continues to grow, but at a much slower rate; it will increase nearly 16% in 2013. Google accounted for 42% of total digital ad spend in 2013; Facebook was well behind with 5.3%, and Twitter trailed with 0.7% The latest estimates from eMarketer show staggering growth in UK mobile advertising. billion) in the UK.

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The Best Blogs to Read in 2013

Ari Herzog

Please continue reading The Best Blogs to Read in 2013 and leave a comment if inspired. During the final days of last year, Danny Brown published his list of 5 bloggers that everyone should follow and read. Three of the five I never heard of before, and therein lies the beauty of Danny’s list. It is his list. Do you have a ‘best of’ list? What are your suggested blogs for me to subscribe to, read, comment on, and share?

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The Top #Nifty50 Men Writers on Twitter for 2013

Webbiquity SMM

As we were writing our book T he Social Employee : How Great Companies Make Social Media Work – Success Lessons from IBM, AT&T, Dell, Cisco, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, and Domo on building a Social Culture (McGraw-Hill, August 2013) ( @SocialEmployee ) late last year and early this year, we were honored to receive excellent contributions from people like Vala Afshar ( @ValaAfshar ), David Armano, ( @Armano ) David C. So without further ado, here are the 2013 #Nifty50 Men!

Behind the Brands: Oxfam Holds Big F&B Accountable

Waxing UnLyrical

Marketing Philanthropy Public Relations Shonali Burke accountability in business behind the brands international women's day 2013 IWD 2013 oxfam americaDo you know how your favorite brands measure up on the issues that matter to you? We hear a lot these days about how brands are working hard to become more green; “sustainability” is the new black. But just how green – or black – are big food brands?

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Which Ranking Factors Are Important In 2013?

Small Business Mavericks

Recently, they published the 2013 ranking factors survey results. The Moz ranking factors survey is one of the most looked forward to surveys in the industry. Every two years Moz asks the most powerful SEOs in the industry what they think are the most important ranking factors right now. There are three really important and striking results to come out of this report. Succinctly stated, they are: Anchor text is still the most important ranking factor.

Social Media News Ticker: Sum Up 2013 with Facebook Year In Review, Google+ Auto Awesome Movie

The Realtime Report

Google and Facebook write your end-of-year cards for you – both companies released tools to help put together your best moments from 2013, to share with family and friends on social networks; the Google+ auto-awesome movie puts together your best Google+ photos and videos from 2013 into an embedded YouTube video, while Facebook’s “your year in review” shows your “biggest moments” (aka most popular posts) on the social network in 2013 (CNET).

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2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers


You''re reading 2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. Black Friday has arrived! If you’ve had your eye on a particular course, ebook, service, web host, WordPress plugin, or WordPress theme, now is the time to buy as the savings are HUGE! The following are the best sales for products I highly recommend for Internet marketers and bloggers!

My Top Posts of 2013 on SEO and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

So as I stumble across the finish line, here are my top posts of 2013 by pageviews: The Most Common Google News Errors and How to Avoid Them. I wasn’t able to write as many posts as I’d have liked this year, but I did put out some things that I was happy with and people seemed to find useful. And fortunately I do this just for fun so in the end it doesn’t really matter.