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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Gimme a break! – #Compassion in the workplace

Janet Fouts

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash. Workplaces stress is quite literally a killer of productivity as well as health. Bringing compassion into the mix can lift spirits and bring a sense of oneness that may not have existed before.

Self-care is not selfish. Tell a friend!

Janet Fouts

What do you think the term “caregiver” means? I’m learning that it means something different to everyone. When all is said and done, almost every one of us will be a caregiver of some kind in our lifetime.

Living With Resilience – a Webinar

Janet Fouts

Stress is part of our modern lives, every single day. Some days just getting out of bed can be a real challenge. Living our lives with resilience can seem pretty far away.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

What do you do when life hits the fan?

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The older we are, the more we are likely to become a caregiver for family and friends or need care for ourselves. In fact, a survey of family caregivers from Caregiver Action and AARP tells us that 29% of the U.S.

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On the ROI of #compassion in the workplace. #MindfulSocial with Lisa Murfield

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When something happens to an employee outside of work, how that company responds is representative of the company culture.

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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.

Marketers are freaking out about Facebook

Janet Fouts

By now you’ve probably heard the recent announcement from Mark Zuckerberg about engagement on Facebook.

Social Media Listening – It’s About Emotions

Janet Fouts

Let’s face it, most of us make purchase decisions emotionally, rather than logically. But much of the research we do when marketing products and services is focused on big data, filtered and sifted, often to get the results we are looking for rather than to divine what the customer wants.

Buh bye Facebook “Explore Feed”

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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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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!”

IS Your Website GDPR Compliant?

Janet Fouts

Of course, we are all aware of the privacy issues now in the news about Facebook and other major networking sites. The European Union has been thinking about this much longer, and a new regulation goes into effect soon that will impact how we all do business online.

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Working with difficult people

Janet Fouts

We all have difficult people to deal with at one time or another. At home, at work, at the grocery store. People have bad days. We have bad days. And that, right there is the thing. At the end of the day, we are all just people, trying to do the best we can from our own level of consciousness.

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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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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.

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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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

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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

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

6 embarrassing email mistakes and how to fix them

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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

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!

Easy guide to the Periscope video streaming app

Janet Fouts

I did a search today on Google Trends comparing Periscope and Meerkat. For the moment at least, it looks like Periscope is getting more traction. What’s new. A lot has changed with Periscope since my last post on streaming video apps.

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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

Are you Blabbing up a storm yet?

Janet Fouts

I’ve written before about live-streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope and I co-hosted the FridayHangout for over 90 episodes, but for me there’s a new show in town and it’s so much better for my business and brand promotion that I’m rarely using those other networks.

Participation Marketing #MindfulSocial with @Britopian

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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?

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.

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

Evernote – Change the Way You Take Notes

Janet Fouts

Productivity software? Tried it. It never does what I need it to do and I spend more time setting it up and loading stuff into it than I do actually using it. Most of the apps I’d tried also had accessibility issues.

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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 people don’t get Google+

Janet Fouts

Google+ is a great social network. I can’t count the number of people I’ve said that to and they didn’t really believe me. People are constantly dissing this particular network even though it really has more intelligent conversation going on than many other networks.

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Are you missing your best content generators?

Janet Fouts

I have long held that corporations often overlook the most valuable source of marketing content–their own employees. Why is this?

Are you using old skool strategies with new media tools?

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Do you really talk to a brand? No, you don’t. Whether through social media or other means, you talk to a person who is representing the brand.

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