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How to Avoid Being Banned on Social Networks + What to Do if You Are

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Guest post by Lisa Sicard. Getting banned on social media in 2021, at least temporarily, has unfortunately become a regular thing for many users. Facebook alone had banned over 1.3 billion accounts in just the three months from October to December of 2020, according to Forbes.

Seven Essential Digital Marketing Tips for 2021 (And Beyond)

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Guest post by Atreyee Chowdhury. Nearly every business has a digital marketing strategy, whether documented or not. But some become wildly successful while others struggle, switching from one approach to another. What sets them apart?

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Best Social Media Platform for B2B Marketing: Can Twitter Stay #2?

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LinkedIn is, of course and unquestionably, the Tom Brady of social media platforms for B2B marketing. But in B2B social media as with NFL quarterbacks, the interesting battle is for second place. For the past decade, Twitter has (most often) been ranked as #2. Is that still the case?

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B2B vs. B2C Influencer Marketing: Platforms, Practices, and Packaging

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James Creech has a unique perspective on influencer marketing. As co-founder and CEO of Paladin , he oversees the B2B marketing of a B2C influencer marketing tool. What’s more, as host of the long-running All Things Video podcast , he’s an influencer himself.

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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.

How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

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Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers. But the two combined have changed B2B marketing in profound, evolving, and still not completely understood ways.

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Instagram Marketing for B2B Companies: Eight Best Examples to Follow

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Guest post by Hugh Beaulac. Instagram isn’t just a photo-sharing website anymore. In the last few years, as Instagram has reached 1 billion monthly active users , the platform has become a goldmine for marketers.

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Will Clubhouse be the Next Apple?

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Real-time conversation app Clubhouse has had an incredibly fast start. There are reasons to question its long-term staying power. But as the example of Apple shows, there are also reason to question those reasons.

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What Behavioral Marketing Is and How to Apply It to Your Social Media Campaigns

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Guest post by Willi Mays. While every business has access to marketing data, the capability to use that information varies widely.

Hashtag Tracking: How to Get a Detailed Analysis of Your Social Media Campaign

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Guest post by Shane Barker. Social media has become essential for brand promotion. With nearly 4 billion users, it provides you with the opportunity to potentially reach 50% of the world’s population.

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.

Twitter for Business: Is It Time?

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Twitter is in trouble. The company recently missed earnings estimates for the second time in four quarters, and had to strike a deal with activist investor firm Elliott Management which had “been trying to push (Jack) Dorsey out as part of an overhaul to Twitter’s business.”

The Top 130 Minnesota Tech Companies on Twitter

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Twitter is consistently rated as the second-best social network for B2B and tech companies, behind only LinkedIn. So, not surprisingly, the vast majority of Minnesota tech companies have a Twitter presence.

How to Showcase Your Social Media Skills and Land Your Dream Job

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Guest post. Everyone has a different idea of their “dream job,” but regardless, getting it requires hard work. When looking to land your dream job today, you have to market yourself properly.

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What Is a Social Media Hub and Why Would You Use One?

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Guest post by Anne Griffin. Are you familiar with the concept of a social media hub?

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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.

Eight Tools to Grow on Instagram During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Guest post by Tom Siani. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing severe damage to both physical and economic well being. It’s vital to do all we can to keep our businesses as well as our bodies healthy in this challenging environment. Image credit: Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash.

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Five Ways to Boost Your Brand Value Using Social Amplification

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Guest post by Shane Barker. Building a brand is more important than ever. It helps you create mindshare with buyers and establish what they can expect from you. Your brand is what differentiates you from your competitors. Image credit: Rebeca Calavera on Unsplash.

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What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

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Guest post by Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives. What is the right social media scheduling tool for your business? What are your goals from social media marketing? Different goals mean different requirements.

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12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

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Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point. Other than some minor jockeying for position, the chart below showing the largest social networks hasn’t changed much in the past few years.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

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Guest post by Brandon Brown. In survey after survey, year after year, lead generation is a top priority for B2B brands. No matter how big or small, B2B businesses can’t survive without new leads. Generating high-quality leads is essential to get more sales and more revenue. And every business wants more revenue to grow and expand. No leads means no clients and therefore, no sales. However, the process of lead generation is not that easy.

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Five Reasons Why You Absolutely, Positively Need to do Online Brand Monitoring

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You’d never speed down the freeway at night with your headlights turned off. You’d never walk down a busy city street blindfolded. And you’d certainly never talk about your brand or product at a business conference or networking event…while wearing noise-cancelling headphones. It’s preposterous even to suggest such things. Why then do so many brands fail to do basic brand monitoring on social networks, and across the Internet more generally?

Why Digital Marketing Professionals Shouldn’t Neglect Cyber Security

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Guest post by Andy Beohar. No industry today is immune from cybersecurity risk. While a digital marketing agency may not appear to be a high-risk enterprise, it’s as much in peril as any other company. Image credit: tookapic on Pixabay.

Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

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Guest post by Kevin Conner. Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Most successful pages and brands have had a great deal of work put into them over time, along with solid decision-making in terms of content, post frequency, and who or what they tag. Though it’s a challenge, there’s no magical force keeping you from reaching your social media goals. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash. To reach your destination, you first need to know how to steer your ship.

Social Media Automation 101

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

How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

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Twitter and LinkedIn remain the top two social networks for B2B marketers. Twitter offers some specific capabilities (such as lists ) that make it uniquely valuable for B2B companies. That said, there are some disturbing signs developing for Twitter (and the B2B marketers who rely on the platform). Per recent research , though 77% of B2B marketers say they use Twitter to distribute content, Twitter use is down 8% since 2014. Image credit: CMI.

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How to Convert Employees into Brand Ambassadors on LinkedIn

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Guest post by Anastasia Masters. There are still a few old-school managers out there who are hesitant to encourage their employees to stay active on LinkedIn. After all, it is a platform that connects talent with recruiters. However, most enlightened executives now realize LinkedIn is a powerful tool to transform their already-engaged employees into company brand ambassadors. And if employers are receptive to calls from recruiters, LinkedIn isn’t the problem.).

Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

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How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

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Guest post by Natasha Ponomaroff. A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram. They dismiss this photo-sharing platform as a tool to engage with their market simply because they believe their consumers, who all happen to be companies, corporations, and other businesses, aren’t on this particular social medium.

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Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

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Guest post by Emma Williams. Cats rule the internet—so much so that the topic has its own Wikipedia page. Even with millions of cat photos and videos online, any content that features a cute or funny cat still has a good chance of going viral. And cats aren’t just superstars in pet-centric niches. Felines have made their way into marketing campaigns from companies like GoDaddy , Ikea , and many others. Even Mercedes Benz has pawed its way on board the cat marketing trend.

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The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

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Guest post by Anand Srinivasan. There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Studies show that users on platforms like Twitter and Pinterest maximize their engagement when brands post as many as 15 tweets or 11 pins per day. Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash.

Improve Your Facebook Sales With These 10 Tips

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Guest post by Rachel Summers. Facebook is an excellent sales platform, as it offers a huge potential audience you can reach with relative ease. However, you’ll be up against some stiff competition on the world’s largest social network. Here’s how you can improve your sales and get ahead on Facebook. Gather Those Early “Likes” The more “likes” your page has, the easier it will be to get sales.

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Four Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page

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Guest post by Stuart Cooke. When harnessed to its full potential, it’s surprising how powerful LinkedIn can be as a marketing tool. Not only can building a presence on the platform help to boost brand awareness, but it allows you to provide users with quality content, which in turn enhances your status as a trusted, go-to source in your industry.

Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019

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Guest post by David Gutierrez. As of June 2018, 4.2 billion people had access to the Internet—in other words, about 55 percent of the entire population of the world. And this percentage is growing with every passing year, which means digital marketing should be at the forefront of any promotional strategy because it is universal, affordable, and will only grow in importance. Here are five of the most important trends to watch in the coming year (your competitors will!). Social Listening.

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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

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Though it’s still one of the top three social networks for B2B marketers, Twitter is struggling. The platform needs to make changes to attract new users, and re-activate dormant accounts, in order to maintain its long-term viability. Twitter’s revenue is stagnant and the platform lost two million users in the final quarter of 2017.

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Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

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Guest post by Rosemary McKee. Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. User numbers are steadily rising year-on-year across all platforms, and this upward trend shows no sign of stopping: a staggering 67% of online adults now have a Facebook account.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

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By Peter Caputa. I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They’re a leader in their field and they have a good number of recruiters working for them. They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. If you know anything about recruiting, you know that identifying passive candidates (i.e.,

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

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According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Facebook was opened up to the public in 2006. Twitter emerged at the SXSW conference in March 2007. The phase “social media marketing” first appeared in searches back in March 2007, but the first spike in interest came in January 2009, when search volume more than doubled from the previous month.

Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

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Guest post by Marie Johnson. If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you know how challenging it is to get the attention of today’s buyers. B2B marketers are struggling more than ever to get targeted prospects to engage; almost 60 percent say it’s a challenge for them to generate new leads, according to Chief Marketers’ 2019 B2B Marketing Outlook report. Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels.

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