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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? Depending on how connected you are with your community they may be interested in what you eat, where you go for breakfast. ” 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.

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

Do you remember the early days when you waddled thru the social media mumbo jumbo. As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight. 10 Reasons We All Need Community.

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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. I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community!

Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat. Bulletin Board Systems (BBSs), finally leading us to modern day social networks. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building.

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Pinterest is an amazing platform that surpassed more than 10 million users faster than any stand alone social network in history. Pinterest is different than some social networks though in that it requires both art and science even more so. Take a listen to the 217th episode of the Social Zoom Factor to learn the “7 Step Success Strategy to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan!” 5 Steps to Prioritize Social Networks for Business.

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Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

Did you know that two of the top reasons most businesses fail when it comes to online marketing and social media is lack of planning and impatience. The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. Social networks, blogs, video channels, and podcasts are about people. The true power comes in the form of community. The most powerful communities are nurtured and grown over time, not coerced or bribed.

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? As marketing leaders we must remind ourselves that behind every click, share, like, view, listen and subscribe is a person, a human being. 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.

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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? As marketing leaders we must remind ourselves that behind every click, share, like, view, listen and subscribe is a person, a human being. 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. Sign up here-> Social Profit Factor .

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Why, What and How of an Audience First Marketing Strategy and Segmentation

Pam Moore

Today's marketer has no guarantee of reaching their audience on any medium. Organic reach is dwindling to zero for brands and marketers who don't have a solid marketing strategy that encompasses social, digital, content, and measurement all centered around their target audience. The truth is, without an audience first marketing approach, every aspect of marketing is going to cost more time and money. Why an audience first marketing strategy is required.

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! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays! Elaine Kirk said: RT @IreneKoehler: Just Because We’re Social Networking “Friends” Doesn’t Mean I’ll Go To 3rd Base With You [link] [.] I’m also happy that Karen shared the post with her community.

Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – The Ultimate Get Started Guide

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – How to Get Started. One of the best ways to attract more of your dream customers and turn them into paying customers is to learn how to create and optimize sales and marketing conversion funnels.

YouTube community management: How to engage your audience effectively

Sprout Social

Are you actively managing your YouTube community? Food for thought: recent statistics note that YouTube is the most widely-used social media platform by far. Doing so means having a game plan for YouTube community management. What is YouTube community management, anyway?

Audience Marketing 101: Your #1 Competitive Weapon for 2018 – FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

While your competition is arguing about which social network is going to win… Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook, I'm going to help you build an audience first marketing strategy and plan to zoom right past the competition. There's a ton of buzz about audience marketing being the NEW BIG shiny thing for 2018. The funny thing is that many smart marketers have been taking an audience based marketing approach in everything they do in marketing and business for decades.

Humanize It: 10 Tips to Make Your Tweets More Human

Pam Moore

Are your tweets helping you grow community and nurture relationships? Are your tweets helping you increase the ROI of all of your content marketing, digital and brand marketing? Or maybe your tweets are all about you and it’s obvious you are only using social media and Twitter to blast noise about yourself. Newsflash: You can not fake relevancy or caring using social media. Social media is really no different if you think about it.

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15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brave Marketers Will Win in 2020!

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Underneath all of the bits, bytes, and likes we can't forget why we like social media in the first place. Social networks connect human beings. When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing? Read them and then do a sanity check with some of your clients and community members.

Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

Welcome to the digital marketing era where attention is the absolute most scarce resource. Every where we turn, every device we turn on, every social network feed we scroll, there is noise. Digital marketers want us to watch their Facebook Live and YouTube videos, listen to their podcast, read their blog, follow them on Instagram, connect with them on LinkedIn, download their white papers and the list goes on. It's often easy to identify a spammy business or marketer.

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How to be a Digital and Social Marketing ROI Rebel – 10 Proven Strategies

Pam Moore

Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They forget their core business and marketing goals. Social media is so much bigger than a Facebook page or Twitter handle.

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Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

In 2018 there is even more pressure on marketers and business leaders in businesses of every size to continuously create content to drive conversation, engagement and sales. The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream. As marketers it’s in our DNA to move fast. Social media is not free.

10 Content Marketing Holiday Survival Tips for Digital and Social Marketers

Pam Moore

We're jumping smack dab into the middle of the time of year where digital and content marketers must balance keeping their family and own soul fed while at the same time ensure they are giving their audience, community and customers the content they need and expect. Maybe you are feeling overwhelmed and have no idea how to keep up your social presence, content marketing and overall brand during the holiday? How to leverage visual marketing.

Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

I am hosting a free Facebook in 2018 Webinar training that will provide you in simple english what you need to know about marketing your business on Facebook in 2018 plus the details of the latest announcement from Facebook. Sign up for the webinar here -> Ge t a Grip on Facebook Marketing in 2018 – What You Need to Know! Mark is changing the goal for his product team from “finding meaningful content to having meaningful social interactions.”

Audience Marketing in a Nutshell: The What, Why and How to Get Started

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Audience Marketing in a Nutshell: How to Build an Audience First Marketing Strategy that Attracts Your Dream Customer. If your digital marketing and social media conversations are targeting everyone, you are targeting nobody! What is Audience Marketing?

Content Marketing in a Nutshell – How to Use for Real Business Results

Pam Moore

The reality is that content is the core of not only the social and digital web but of humans. Many self proclaimed social media and marketing experts may want you to think content marketing was invented via the era of social media and social networks. Content is simply how we communicate, help, and share information with a goal to inspire, engage and activate our audiences and communities to a desired action. Definition of content marketing.

Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Digital marketers are scrambling in 2019 to find their place above the noise. Getting lost in the crowded, noisy digital and social world of today is happening to even the most seasoned marketers if they don't accept the new reality. Watch the video below to learn 5 digital mindset shifts marketers MUST make in 2019. Social Profit Factor Strategy Mastery Course Pack (available for a LIMITED time – our top Strategy Courses in ONE Bundle!).

4 Marketing Lessons From the Creator Movement

Convince & Convert

With the proliferation of text and user preference toward visual and audio-based content, the highly connected user bases of the big social networks, and trust in peers vs. companies, I have no doubt as to why the creators movement is taking off. There are many lessons that marketers can learn about the new class of creators. We can certainly learn a lot about the type of content that is created, interacting with a community, and monetizing attention.

7 Top Digital Marketing Strategies for the Brave and Bold in 2020

Pam Moore

How do smart marketers win in 2020? The most successful marketers in 2020 will be the most brave and bold. This new class of brave marketers know they aren't experts at everything, as none of us are! 7 Digital Marketing Strategies for the Brave and Bold .

How to INTEGRATE Your Digital Marketing and Social Media Plan for Online Success

Pam Moore

No doubt the demands to build and maintain a profitable online social and digital platform to establish and grow your business is overwhelming. Plus, trying to keep up with the rate of innovation happening on the top social networks is a job in itself. The only guarantee we have in the digital and social landscape of today is change! Influencer marketing can be highly beneficial but requires knowledge and investment. Social media can not live in a silo.

Hiring a Social Media or Digital Marketing Agency? Answer These 10 Questions First

Pam Moore

Businesses of all sizes from solo-entrepreneurs, startups, small businesses to Fortune 50 brands often turn to social media and digital marketing agencies to help them develop a social media and digital marketing strategy. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Influencer Marketing: 10 Top Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influencer marketing is expected to be a $6.5 Influence marketing is helping brands of all sizes big and small engage their dream customers, ignite communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships. If you haven't heard about influence marketing you must have been hiding under a rock. As with anything in marketing, there are some marketers doing it right and are others who ruin it for the rest of us.

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. Local management by local community managers.

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. There are still quite a few lazy marketers pushing out mass quantities of junk content trying to grab that sacred top of news feed position. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! .

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8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Many social media guidelines have a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to addressing negative criticism in social networks, but assessing the situation and the potential positive vs negative outcomes of responses is a skill that comes from experience. PS: Your marketing intern may not have that skill! Ignore the negative social media commenter.

How to Develop an Authentic eCommerce Brand to Drive Holiday Sales

Pixlee

The holidays are the most important time of year for your eCommerce business—and authenticity is on the top of every consumer’s mind right now. One reason for this is that consumers trust in marketers and brands is at an all-time low, according to a recent Forrester report. If you want to make an impact this holiday season—and earn the sales to match—develop your authentic eCommerce brand now. This authentic messaging is what sets you apart from competitors.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response.

Facebook Messenger: The Unfair Competitive Advantage for Small Business Webinar

Pam Moore

Maybe up your game with Facebook marketing and do something your competition hasn't figured out yet? . Trust me, you will be using it after you learn how easy it is and how much it can benefit your business, your customers and your social media communities. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now? Increase sales by generating more leads using social media and content marketing to nurture relationships.

You are NOT the Main Character of Your Brand Story, Your Customer Is

Pam Moore

It's these common foundations that weave the threads for relationships, trust and community. They say they want to build community. Take a listen to episode 161 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn 10 key foundational elements to successful brand storytelling.

New Structure of Global Facebook Pages: Focus on Local Activation

Mindjumpers

Facebook users will be directed to the best version of a page based on the country those users in which they are situated, creating a better localized experience for your customers while remaining a part of the global brand community. The possibility to create one global brand identity at one single page with customized local targeting puts one central point in focus: the value of local community management. Still, it requires that brands prioritize local community management.

The Last Thing Your Target Customer and Audience Wants From You is More Content

Pam Moore

As the social ecosystem of “experts” broke down, blogged about, and summarized their thoughts on these changes, what surprised me the most was how many marketers that claim to be experts in this space were shocked to see these changes. Facebook and other top social networks have been migrating toward a pay to play model for the last 3-5+ years. Why do they spend time on social networks where their target customer isn't even hanging out on?