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Best Webinars of 2014

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich On the fourth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… four free webinars, three strategy games , two Crazies secrets , and the PR win of 2014. The best webinars of 2014. The post Best Webinars of 2014 appeared first on Spin Sucks.

The PR Win of 2014

Spin Sucks

She’ll likely nearly double that in 2014. The post The PR Win of 2014 appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Gini Dietrich On the first day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… a PR win for the year.

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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The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Puzzle Marketer

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

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

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.

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.

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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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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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.

Companies Invest More in Social Media Marketing in 2014

Unspoken

People can argue that the shift occurred in 2013 or earlier, but 2014 has really seen even more big growth in social media advertising. Social media advertising is the wave of 2014.

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.

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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.

Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

yMarketingMatters

Blog Facebook Social Media Marketing Facebook changes Facebook for business Facebook Timeline Facebook Timeline for Business Pages Facebook Tips New Facebook Page Layout 2014 new layout for facebook business pages new layout for facebook pages

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.

SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014

Writtent Blog

We’ve listed 25 of the best practices of 2014 below. In 2014, SEO copywriting is about quality – well-written optimized content that appeals to humans. The post SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014 appeared first on Inbound & Content Marketing Hub.

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The 2014 State of Digital Transformation

SocialFish

Slides] The 2014 State of Digital Transformation by Altimeter Group from Altimeter Group Network on SlideShare. Lots of good stuff in this Altimeter report on Digital Transformation. Jamie Notter and I have a whole chapter on Digital in our forthcoming book.

The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014 (and a Bonus!)

Spin Sucks

Because after compiling this list of our 11 most read blog posts of 2014, I’m sad to say I barely merited a mention! Nothing is going to dull the shine of Christmas 2014. The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014. I can’t wait for the “best of 2014″ posts!

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59 Killer Content Marketing Stats: 2014 Edition

Writtent Blog

57% of marketers report custom content is their top marketing priority for 2014. The top 5 content marketing goals in 2014 are brand awareness, lead generation, customer acquisition, thought leadership, and engagement. 58% of B2B marketers will spend more on content in 2014.

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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.

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.

The State of Digital Marketing 2014

Direct Marketing Observations

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

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. We’ve looked into our crystal ball and made predictions of what we think 2014 has to offer.

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?

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.

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014

Twist Image

You can pick a brand (any brand) and benchmark them against these 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014, and you will see where the real gaps truly lie. Here are the 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014. Have we solved the most basic of questions for our digital marketing efforts? I would argue that the vast majority of brands engaged in digital marketing have left the fundamentals behind them.

How to Build a Content Calendar (Plus a Free Template for 2014)

Convince & Convert

We have no problems with other people borrowing our methods we wanted to offer a content marketer’s guide to building a content calendar along with a free template for the 2014 calendar year.

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.

21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

While some of the content marketing tools trending in 2014 are familiar, many of the rest are brand-new and probably worth adding to your program. The post 21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014 appeared first on Inbound & Content Marketing Hub.

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20 Statistics That Will Drive 2014 Marketing Strategies [Infographic]

Pamorama

No longer a luxury, it will become a must-have in 2014 marketing strategies. In 2014, marketers will use dynamic content to deliver targeted, highly-personalized experiences to the right audience at the right time.

The Surprising Places Marketers Plan to Increase Budgets in 2014

Convince & Convert

Marketers are evidently enthusiastic heading into 2014… about everything. Called 2014 State of Marketing , insights from over 2,500 global marketers , the report is full of data about marketers’ outlook and plans for the coming year.

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What Is The Point Of A Website In 2014?

Twist Image

What is the point of a website in 2014? It''s 2014, and most websites still want you to read and/or buy, instead of being that true digital embodiment of the brand. It''s not all about what the mobile experience will be about. The one screen world.

How Much Google News Traffic Do Publishers Get? Here’s Data on 80 News Sites.

Adam Sherk

To find out, I used SimilarWeb PRO to pull 2014 YTD figures for 80 major news sites representing a cross-section of print, broadcast and digital news organizations. Here are the 80 sites ranked by total news search visits from January-November 2014: Site News search visits.

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The Best of Association Social Media 2014

SocialFish

And what a year 2014 was. In wrapping up this year, I wanted to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all of our SocialFish contributors in 2014 – your content has been fantastic and I love that this blog is an amalgam of so many voices. So here we are, in a new year.

Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks

Firebelly

2014 is upon us. This trend will continue in 2014. In 2014, our focus will be on improving our mobile exposure. One issue that I hope to resolve in 2014 is to try and gain more reliability and responsiveness from our marketing partner. 2014 is going to be a roller coaster.

The Five Communications Trends for 2015

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich On the fifth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… five communications trends, four free webinars , three strategy games , two Crazies secrets , and the PR win of 2014.

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10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

By now you may well have heard of Google+, and you think it is a ‘social media thing’, right? Well, there is a lot more to it for businesses than that aspect. Sure, there is a social destination, but Google+ has tools for every business looking to increase engagement: a) Within their business itself, and b) To build relationships and develop loyal ‘fans’ of them and their brands. And you’ve heard all that nonsense about Google+ being a ghost town?

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!