Monday Roundup: Closing Out 2014

Waxing UnLyrical

So, for the final roundup of the year, as we’re closing out 2014, we thought we’d feature seven posts from around the web that will help you start the new year right. This is the final roundup of 2014 and the final post of 2014, as we’re going on vacation through Jan.

Microvideo Will Dominate 2014

Waxing UnLyrical

Will Vine and Instagram videos be the preferred method for digital marketers in 2014? Microvideo Will Dominate 2014 is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Google+ Microvideo Will Dominate 2014.

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11 Thought-Provoking Guides to Content Marketing for 2014

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing remains a hot topic, as practitioners continue to ask questions, like: what are the hottest trends in content marketing for 2014? Leading Experts Predict The Content Marketing Trends for 2014 by Search Engine Journal.

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.

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Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Tweet. Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting.

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2014: Everything Marketers Don’t Want You To Know

Firebelly

Although predictions or extended reality projections usually come at the end of one year or the beginning of of another – I think it’s critical to look at what’s happening so far in 2014 and imagine the rest of the year. Blog community social content performance influencer marketing marketing predictions 2014 real time analytics real time monitoring social insights social media ads

The State of Community Management 2014

SocialFish

The State of Community Management 2014 from The Community Roundtable. Lessons From The 2014 State of Community Management Report. You know, it, it’s that time again! From the Community Roundtable comes the awesomest comprehensive report on communities.

The State of Digital Marketing 2014

Direct Marketing Observations

Thanks to the folks over at Web Marketing 123 for this Infographic. digital marketing digital

What is no longer working in social media: 2014 edition

SocialFish

This post by Tinu Abayomi-Paul originally appeared on AGBeat and is reprinted here by permission. ———-. What’s new in social media, and what is broken.

Social Media Optimization 2014: Twitter or Facebook?

SocialFish

But which of the two vastly different but equally dominating social media giants takes the cake when it comes to presiding over the social scene of 2014? With these differences in mind, which outlet should you be targeting in order to get the most out of your social media outreach in 2014?

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting.

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The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond

SocialFish

The post The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond appeared first on SocialFish.

3 Rules for Success from the Top 10 Marketers of 2014

Convince & Convert

» Content Marketing Ann Handley Brian Clark content marketing content marketing advice content marketing strategy heidi cohen joe chernov rand fishkin scott abel top content marketers of 2014

Google Quality Rater Guidelines 2014

Bill Hartzer

I just got ahold of the latest copy of Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines, with a date of March 2014. It’s an interesting read, all 160 pages of this document.

California Small Businesses Poised For Growth in 2014 [Infographic]

Idaconcpts

California Small Businesses Poised For Growth in 2014. Despite all the talk about businesses being affected by the policies from the current administration, California small businesses are poised for growth this 2014. 53% of small businesses plan to hire new employees in 2014.

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity SMM

Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. They prefer searching to being found, and will often be close to their final decision point before talking to a salesperson.

Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014

yMarketingMatters

It’s obvious that social media will continue to have a significant impact in 2014 on marketers and business owners: They now have the ability to reach out and communicate on a personal level with their target audience on a daily basis.

Best Tips for Successful Social Media and Digital Marketing in 2014

yMarketingMatters

Social media and digital marketing are going to grow even stronger in 2014. Having a social media and marketing strategy and plan is crucial to your success in 2014. Set aside a budget in your 2014 plan for social media advertising.

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Were Your 2014 Predictions Right?

Small Business Mavericks

At the end of 2013, I predicted that 2014 would be The Year of Social Metrics. What made sense to do in the beginning of 2014 no longer worked by the end of the year. Uncategorized 2014 predictions 2015 strategies facebook rankings social metrics One of the best things to do at the end of the year is look back and see what was good about it and what you can change to make the next year better.

Essential Twitter Cheat Sheet for 2014

Harp Interactive

Check out our essential list of all the Twitter commands, lingo and resources you need to know to make the most of Twitter in 2014. Categories: Blog , How To , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: social media , Twitter , twitter cheat sheet , twitter essentials , twitter lingo Finally! All the Twitter tips, tricks and resources to support your business or brand…all in one place.

SEO in 2014: Where It’s All Headed

Navolutions

2013 was a downright bizarre year for SEO, which is why you’re bound to see all sorts of wacky predictions for 2014. What is Next for SEO in 2014? My big prediction for SEO in 2014 is this: everyone is going to double down or fold.

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2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Marketers

Kikolani

You''re reading 2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Marketers , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. The post 2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Marketers appeared first on Kikolani.

2014 World Cup: Social Media Campaign Round-Up

The Realtime Report

The 2014 World Cup was host to countless ad campaigns, and record breaking social media statistics. Adidas has been crowned as the ‘ most talked about ‘ brand connected to the 2014 World Cup, generating 1.59

Mayor Jim Watson named 2014 communicator of the year by IABC Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

Mayor Watson will be recognized at the IABC Ottawa 2014 Excel Award Gala on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the National Arts Centre, the largest gathering of the year for Ottawa’s communications, marketing and creative design community.

Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Today marks the start of the 2014 World Cup, a month-long event highly anticipated by fans – and marketers – around the globe.

Monday Roundup: Happy New Year

Waxing UnLyrical

I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and are well rested, ready to take on 2014. Top Marketing Predictions For 2014. Why: Michael Brenner identifies the marketing trends he thinks will make waves in 2014, including brand publishing. Happy New Year!

Content Creators Unite At NMX 2014: A Brief Review

Firebelly

Scott Stratten, the President of Un-Marketing, speaks at NMX 2014. A few weeks ago my father ( @shashib ) and I attended the New Media Expo in Las Vegas (If you want more information on this check out my Blogworld post ).

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The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Cody Ward

The post The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem appeared first on Puzzle Marketer.

Essential Twitter Cheat Sheet for 2014

Harp Interactive

Check out our essential list of all the Twitter commands, lingo and resources you need to know to make the most of Twitter in 2014. Categories: Blog , How To , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: social media , Twitter , twitter cheat sheet , twitter essentials , twitter lingo Finally! All the Twitter tips, tricks and resources to support your business or brand…all in one place.

Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns

The Realtime Report

CC: @Netflix pic.twitter.com/uuhk1Zw4ad — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 14, 2014. pic.twitter.com/jZjMwsaj3Y — NU Men’s Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 14, 2014.

NBA Announces 2014 Social Media Award Winners

The Realtime Report

Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) January 14, 2014. Related Stories Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub for 2014 World Cup MyPermissions’ Android App: Is Your Private Information Secure? This month, NBA Digital held its third annual NBA Social Media Awards , which honors NBA players and teams for their active participation on social media throughout the regular season.

85 Takeaways from New Media Expo 2014

Kikolani

Without further ado, here are the 101 things I learned at #NMX 2014. In 2014 we need to become prolific content creators and marketers to build relationships with people. The bulk of my session notes from New Media Expo 2014!

37 Speakers To See at State of Search 2014

Bill Hartzer

I’m speaking this year about the latest Google Algorithm Updates at the State of Search conference being held November 17 and 18, 2014, here in Dallas. The post 37 Speakers To See at State of Search 2014 appeared first on Bill Hartzer.

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Sony has teamed up with media agency Isobar to create a new interactive platform for this year’s World Cup, called One Stadium Live.

Best Place to Advertise Online in 2014?

The Social Media Incubator

billion in 2014. Twitter has increased their ads since hitting the IPO scene, and Facebook introduces video ads to their news feed early on in 2014. Have you noticed more ads in your social media feeds lately? It may be something you have to get used to.

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

Webbiquity SMM

And it continues to expand: 82% of marketers plan to increase their budgets for content marketing in 2014. Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it. Image Credit: Robert Rose.

12 Speakers You Shouldn’t Miss at Pubcon SFIMA 2014

Bill Hartzer

I’m here a few days early in Fort Lauderdale, getting prepared for the Pubcon SFIMA conference being held on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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The Best Brands on Twitter 2014

Devumi

Since I wrote a top brands on Instagram article earlier, I think it is only appropriate that I also give you a best brands on Twitter 2014 review. The best brands on Twitter 2014. — Charmin (@Charmin) December 19, 2014. — Delta (@Delta) November 12, 2014.

Asia-Pacific Will Account For One-Third of All Twitter Users In 2014

The Realtime Report

The number of Twitter users worldwide is projected to increase by nearly 25% in 2014, according to new estimates from eMarketer. By the end of 2014, India and Indonesia will have the third and fourth largest Twitter populations in the world.

The Best Brands on Instagram 2014

Devumi

2014 may go down as the Year of Instagram as the photo sharing app surpassed the 300 million user mark. Brands in 2014 have finally gotten on board with Instagram, and some exciting content has been produced over the year. The Best Brands on Instagram 2014.

Social Networking Stats: 25% of US Smartphone Users Will Use Instagram in 2014, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

25% of US Smartphone Users Will Use Instagram in 2014. When the data is narrowed down to smartphone users, Instagram is set to overtake Twitter in 2014. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

Justin Levy

The post Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on Justin Levy. One area that I have struggled with over the past couple of years has been consistency in writing.

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2014 Domainer’s Choice Awards – Official Results

Bill Hartzer

The first annual Domainer’s Choice Awards were presented this evening, June 28, 2014, at the Dana Point Yacht Club, in Dana Point, California. Sevan Derderian of Domain Name Sales accepts one of his awards at the Domainer’s Choice Awards this evening at the Dana Point Yacht Club.