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Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

Pam Moore

As many marketers and business owners are challenged to make their brands become human a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? ” To understand this, let's first dig into the definition of authenticity and transparency. Authenticity. authentic — adj. not false or copied; genuine; real: an authentic antique. Transparency is how much you share and authenticity is the truth of your words and actions.

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Personal Branding: Authenticity vs Transparency – Do You Know the Difference?

Pam Moore

As many brands are challenged to become human, engage with their community of customers, prospects, stakeholders, and competition a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? ” To understand this, let's first dig into the definition of authenticity and transparency. Authenticity. authentic — adj. not false or copied; genuine; real: an authentic antique. Authenticity does not require same level of transparency with every relationship.

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New Social Media Advertising Strategies for 2023

Webbiquity SMM

Social media advertising requires marketing professionals to proactively respond to continually evolving user habits and adapt to different trends. Here’s a preview of five social media advertising strategies to look forward to in 2023. social listening”).

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Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

Social Media Today

What's the difference between 'transparency' and 'authenticity', and why does it matter? Take a listen to Pam Moore's latest podcast

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Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today!

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How Brands Can Be Nimble and Authentic with Every Day Crisis

Social Media Strategies Summit

If there were ever doubts about the importance of agility in the fast-paced world of social media, the last 18 months have surely laid them to rest. Going forward, social media marketers will need to be more agile than ever before. Interviews Social Media Strategies

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Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. Yes, we have removed the opt-in wall and you can enroll in Social Profit Factor right now! Do you have social media problems? .

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5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science. Humanizing your brand enables you to build a relationship built on trust, authority and human connection that can be felt in the heart. Brand Humanization in a Nutshell.

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Twitter for Business: How to Develop Your Strategy and Authentic Brand Persona that Delivers Results

Pam Moore

Twitter is one of the most powerful social networks to help business and marketing leaders increase brand awareness, establish thought leadership, ignite personal brands and nurture relationships that bring great benefit in both business and life. Developing your own personal Twitter brand persona. How to learn what your audience thinks of you and your brand with Twitter lists. Humanizing your brand using Twitter.

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April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. COVID-19 has impacted every industry worldwide and social marketing is no different.

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How to Be More Authentic on Social Media While Still Making Sales

Blog2Social

Social Media is the perfect place to show off your brands authenticity. It is, after all, the place to be social. Be more authentic on social media to boost sales!

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What’s the appeal of BeReal? Deciphering social media authenticity

Sprout Social

For years, social media has been dominated by aesthetic. Instagram grids morphed from a product feature into an aspiration—something you could form into the image of your ideal self, life or brand. Terms like “personal brand” became part of the lexicon.

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Personal Branding 101: Power Up Your Business with the Authentic YOU FACTOR

Pam Moore

Do you need a personal brand as a working professional or business owner? Or is a personal brand only for narcissistic “online gurus” who yearn to be rich and super famous? News Flash: You have a brand regardless if you plan it or not. Your brand is made of perceptions, not just your fancy words and colors you over paid your creative agency or consultant to create for you. Your brand is what others think and say about you.

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The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018. According to a recent study from the DMA, only 48% of marketers believe they are receiving a positive return on their investment in social media. The goal is not to “do social media.”

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Authenticity on Instagram: How to Grow Your Account with Authentic Content

Later

Authenticity on Instagram is all about being true to your brand voice and not being afraid to speak openly about the topics you care about. The power of authenticity on Instagram is massive. Why Authenticity on Instagram Matters. Why do you follow certain brands or people?

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4 Ways to be Authentic on Social Media (and Increase Engagement)

Blog2Social

Authenticity on social media can be a game changer for any brand. A study shows that 91% of people “are willing to reward a brand for its authenticity via purchase, investment, endorsement or similar action”.

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5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Program is Failing

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many small business owners and marketing teams jump on social media expecting fast results. They are quickly disappointed when what they thought was a well thought out social media strategy, campaign or program fall flat on its face. Many social marketing plans fail simply because the marketing architect underestimated the amount of work required. They get sold on the social media easy button and “Facebook is free” mentality.

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How to Manage a Social Media Crisis

Webbiquity SMM

A social media crisis is like a wildfire: one mistake can quickly get out of control. When your business commits a critical error on social media, you risk losing not just followers, but also current and prospective future customers. Create a social media policy.

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Stop Listening to Social Media Gurus and Build Your Own Digital and Social Marketing Plan

Pam Moore

However, particularly when it comes to social media and digital marketing, it is very easy to quickly fall into a rabbit hole or wild social media goose chase where you wind up chasing some shiny new social object that could drive you to wasted days, weeks or even months of your time. The same thing goes for most of the content you will find in the digital and social space… it’s often one-off content.

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Politics and Personal Branding: Preserve Your Brand and Relationships in a Political Minefield

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding and Politics – Building Your Brand in a Political Minefield. From global pandemics, social justice, elections, peaceful protests, riots, rallies, supreme court nominations, to trade deals, there is much to talk about.

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media Manager

Ignite Social Media

It can be difficult to evaluate the success of your social media marketing initiatives when social media is just one of the many marketing tactics you oversee. 10 Questions to Ask Your Social Media Manager. So many brands focus on the channel (Facebook?

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Survey Reveals How Consumers Really Judge Brand Authenticity (and Influencers)

Social Media Today

What types of content drive the most consumer action on social? The team from Stackla recently conducted a survey on the effectiveness of different approaches

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Snapchat – Proof That Simplicity & Authenticity Wins

Mindjumpers

Because of its “in the moment” nature, Snapchat began as a more personal and authentic alternative to Instagram and all its filters. And somehow, the further development of Lenses has been successfully implemented and hasn’t damaged the spontaneous “here and now”, authentic feel – it has combined filters with real-time. On a similar note, influencers also play a large part of the Snapchat community nowadays , especially for brands.

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Social Media 2018 Keynote Presentation: Power of Intent and Perspective in a Digital World of Change

Pam Moore

Just when you thought you had your social media and digital marketing strategy and plan together, 2018 hit many marketers like a load of bricks with fast, unexpected changes. Buyers are tired of brands taking advantage of them. They want to be in control and be able to trust the brands they invest their dollars in. How do you win authentically in a way that you earn trust, draw people closer to you organically and not push them away with spammy tactics?

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How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. The truth is your brand is all of these things and more. Your brand is what you say, do and think. It’s everything from your privacy policy, social media policy to the amount of spam email you send. Human brands are humble.

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8 Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes We Still See Brands Make

Ignite Social Media

Social media has been a part of our lives for over 20 years. While the networks are constantly changing and new features rolling out, we’re still seeing brands make social media marketing mistakes that are easily avoidable. Subscribe to Social You Should Know.

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10 of the Best Brand Storytelling Campaigns of 2022

Social Media Strategies Summit

hours on social media. In this new reality, brands must humanize and connect with their audiences more meaningfully. Enter brand storytelling. Influencers are a great fit for telling a brand story because they’re real people.

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How to Build an Influential Brand Through Authentic Advocacy (including Social PR)

Waxing UnLyrical

Around one third of the world is on some form of social media. With social media on the forefront of many people’s minds, it has naturally also come to weigh on the minds of marketers. The combination of these two developments has resulted in what is know as “authentic advocacy.” This is the point of inbound marketing, social PR and (yes) authentic advocacy. Having engaged employees is at the heart of social public relations.

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Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders think a brand starts and ends with a logo, colors and design. However, experienced brand marketers know branding is far more than a logo or a simple social media image that gets a ton of likes on Facebook or LinkedIn. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. To survive in business today marketers must know how to build a brand architecture and strategy.

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Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. Your brand is not your logo!

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Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media is Not Working in 2018 and How to Fix it

Pam Moore

Are you doing everything the “experts” tell you to do but still are not seeing measurable business results with your online marketing, social media and digital marketing efforts? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired of no ROI from your time and money invested into social media? Is it time you finally acknowledge that your social media efforts are simply NOT WORKING? You are still looking for the social media easy button.

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Personal Branding Strategy: 5 Pillars to Develop a Brand of Authority and Influence

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding: 5 Pillars to Build a Brand of Authority and Influence. Do you need a personal brand in business today? Personal branding is a requirement for any business leader in any niche. Your brand is who YOU are.

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Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

The truth is marketers have no guarantee their content will be seen on any medium, platform or social network, by anyone, let alone their target audience. Though it may be tempting to be the loudest or most negative marketer in the social room to grab attention, the truth is these tactics are likely hurting your brand more than helping it. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! .

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Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Insights using these 5 Strategies

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science. Humanizing your brand enables you to build a relationship built on trust, authority and human connection that can be felt in the heart.

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10 Social Media Tactics to Leave Behind in 2022

Ignite Social Media

In this case, we are talking specifically about social media strategies and trends for brands. What are some brand practices that need to be left behind and what are some strategies that still need improvement going forward into 2022? Social Media Strategy

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Top B2B Brands on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

With its ability to get in front of a wide array of consumers, social media may be the darling of retail and B2C brands, but it is increasingly difficult for ANY business to ignore the power of social media marketing. What B2B brands do you follow on social media?

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The Pros and Cons of Social Media

Ignite Social Media

In the last twenty or so years, social media has gone from a vague concept that people used occasionally to a critical part of life, especially for many young people. Social media has both its pros and cons, both for private users and brands. Pros of Social Media.

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23 Tips to Build a Brand that is a Sweet Orange in a World of Bitter Apples

Pam Moore

How do you build a brand that is a sweet orange in an online social world of bitter apples? How do the brands that leave lasting imprints in your head do it? Why do you consistently buy one brand over another? There is a reason that the brands, jingles are stuck in your head. There is a way you can build a compelling brand without a million dollar budget. 23 Tips to Build a Brand that is a Sweet Orange in a World of Bitter Apples. Be your brand.

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Know Authentic Lottery Secrets

Social Media with Romona

Read to stay up-to-date on the best practices of social media marketing, email marketing, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and personal branding. The post Know Authentic Lottery Secrets appeared first on Social Media Workshops | Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia | Social Media How To's with Romona.

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How to Build Your Personal Brand to Inspire, Connect and Grow Your Business in 2018

Pam Moore

One of the top questions I hear from business leaders, small business owners, executives, sales representatives, and everything in between is, “Pam, do I need a personal brand? Or is an investment in my personal brand only needed if I am looking to be some kind of super famous online social rock star or self centered narcissist?” It's natural for us to want to do business with people and brands we trust and who make us feel good. Your brand is who you are.

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How to Build Thought Leadership Using Social Media Without Bragging About Yourself 24/7

Pam Moore

Thought leadership is important for any person and brand wanting to establish themselves as a leader in a particular industry, niche, specific topic, trade or practice. Thought leadership is beneficial for both brands and humans. For brands it can help increase brand equity, brand affinity, grow community and establish brand leadership. Decades ago it would take brands years to establish thought leadership.

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7 Social Media Predictions for 2023 (according to experts)

Buffer Marketing

Keeping that in mind, we — along with experts — outline what we’ve noticed people are picking up more of in the industry and make observations about what the future might hold for social media in 2023. Share them with us on our social media @buffer !

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7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? Yet, why do people still hide behind social media logos and contact forms? It seems they either don’t understand or are afraid to come out from behind the social media corporate wall and show their true human side. Have you thought about your personal branding strategy?

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