Janet Fouts

What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

Guest post via the remarkable Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results.

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My New Year Gift to You- 30 Days of Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

The mindfulness training I’ve engaged in over the last few years has significantly changed my life. I’m less reactive in difficult situations, adapt to change more quickly, actually get more done because I’m more able to focus, and my friends tell me I seem both happier and calmer.

Buh bye Facebook “Explore Feed”

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Bring your Whole Self to Work, #MindfulSocial with @mikedrobbins

Janet Fouts

On Mindful Social this week I chatted with Mike Robbins, an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence about his latest book, Bring your Whole Self to Work-How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Follow this guide to getting your own account verified. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Twitter

Participation Marketing #MindfulSocial with @Britopian

Janet Fouts

Are you thinking of how, when, or why you should be mobilizing your employees to get more engaged with sharing and supporting your business online? Are you holding them back just in case it doesn’t go well?

Are your social media accounts ready for 2017?

Janet Fouts

Bring your social sites up to date with a quick review to be sure of a Happy New Year! social business Social Media in Action Social Media

6 apps that will make you a better blogger right now

Janet Fouts

Want to up your game as a blogger? These apps will make that sooo much easier! Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools blogging

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.

Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. What I have read and heard the last few days sickens me, and I agree with many that it is important,–no, vital–that we stand up and say in a clear voice, “Hate is not OK!”

Facebook Headache #6? We have a cure.

Janet Fouts

Have you been having issues editing link previews, titles or descriptions when you create a link post on Facebook? Or maybe you chose not to add Open Graph tags to your website because you didn’t want to deal with managing that extra code and update the markup all the time? I feel you.

The Role of Kindness in Social Media

Janet Fouts

We may not always agree, but if we respond with negativity we're driving the conversation down a rabbit hole it may not recover from. mindful social kindness mindfulsocial Social Media

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Here’s my recap of some of the highlights.

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New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

It’s not news that people search social media for reviews on purchases, hotels, restaurants and such, or that they ask their friends for recommendations. According to the Nielsen Trust in Advertising report , 83% of consumers world-wide trust recommendations from friends and family.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

On Social Intelligence, Leadership, and the need to start young #EQ #EI

Janet Fouts

Is social intelligence important to the way we communicate and lead? You bet it is. Here are examples from school children and adults of social intelligence in action. mindful social social business mindfulsocial social intelligence

Average Time On Social Media, Are You Using It Wisely? #Infographic

Janet Fouts

How much time are you using on social media sites? Here's an infographic with data on that, and some tips to use your time wisely for your business. mindful social social business social media black hole

6 embarrassing email mistakes and how to fix them

Janet Fouts

Ever been embarrassed by an error in your newsletter or email blast? Here are some quick fixes. social business Social Media Tips and Tricks Email newsletter

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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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.

The best time to post on Facebook?

Janet Fouts

So you think there's ONE time for everybody to post on Facebook? Find out when is best for YOUR page. Social Media Tips and Tricks

The Book of Joy is here! #sharethejoy with @thedesmondtutu + @DalaiLama

Janet Fouts

The Book of Joy by Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama and Douglas Abrams chronicles a week with two legendary figures discussing compassion, joy and the power of humility. mindful social Social Media in Action Video book review

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Facebook Call to Action Buttons get a BIG update

Janet Fouts

Facebook made call to action buttons much more useful for your business page. Check out the new options. Facebook

How to be a Successful Sponsored Blogger

Janet Fouts

So, you’re a blogger and you want to attract brands to sponsor posts, send you free stuff or pay you lots of cash? That’s nice. The thing is, there are a zillion bloggers who want this too and don’t make the cut.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Remove a page from Facebook Business Manager

Janet Fouts

You want to remove your page from Facebook business manager? Here's how to do it! Facebook Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook page

Guaranteed Traffic?

Janet Fouts

There is no easy way to shoot to the top of the search engines and stay there generating tons of inbound traffic. But it CAN be done! social business Seo

Why I’m using Anchor.fm for podcasting, and you might too

Janet Fouts

I signed up for Anchor.FM when it launched, but I really didn’t use it. I already podcast on Spreaker, and I didn’t want to dilute my brand with too many channels. But the app looked cool so I’ve kept an eye on it.

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Graduates- Think about Your Brand

Janet Fouts

As Universities release students into the “real world” many are underprepared for today’s job market. Most students have a social media presence of some sort, but thinking about a professional brand hasn’t been high on their priority list.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Facebook searches for authenticity, will your business page pass muster?

Janet Fouts

Facebook has updated their algorithms. You know, the ones that decide if anyone sees your content at all? Here's what you need to know. Facebook Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook Fans

Secure your Twitter account from hackers, before you can’t

Janet Fouts

Hacking isn’t something new to Twitter, but it’s generally been easy to get your account back through Twitter tech support, though not always quickly. For most accounts it’s not much more than embarrassing and annoying. For brands, of course, it can be a bigger deal.

YouTube rolls out a built in chat feature on mobile!

Janet Fouts

YouTube is rolling out a messenger like feature called Native Sharing' Share videos and chat with your friends without leaving the mobile app. Social Media in Action Video chat YouTube

The Social Brilliance of Pokémon Go

Janet Fouts

I am not a gamer. Sure, I play Words with Friends, but “real gaming”, as my son would put it? No way. Until Pokémon GO. Launched a mere week ago byNiantic, in a partnership with Nintendo, as a project originally funded by Google, Pokémon GO immediately caught on fire.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

Working with Empathy

Janet Fouts

While it’s general policy to train your team in the technical elements of their job, you may be leaving out a crucial component; empathy. You probably already know empathy is not something that comes naturally to everyone, yet this skill is essential to a modern, conscious business.

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Digging deeper into Facebook ad analysis

Janet Fouts

Facebook ad delivery insights tell you a lot about how your campaign is going and help you get ahead of performance issues, saving you money! Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook Facebook ads

Instagram Stories- Is It For You?

Janet Fouts

Instagram just released an update that appears to be taking on Snapchat for the hearts and minds of the 18-34 year old market in the US. Stats via Snapchat) But will it? And if that isn’t your age bracket or the age of your market, do you care? Let’s see.

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. It used to be we had to dig through other reporting tools to really see what is working and what isn’t and gather reporting data for clients. No more!