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Top tips for bloggers and brands

Sherrilynne Starkie

Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. Write only about brands that you care about and believe in. Should the blogger tweet throughout the event?

Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Brands are flocking to Facebook but are overlooking the significant opportunities and value that bloggers bring to digital marketing initiatives, according to the T echnorati 2013 Digital Influence Report. Formerly known as The State of the Blogosphere the report has been renamed the 2013 Digital Influence Report because it takes a look at the broader social Internet as well as blogs and bloggers. The value of blogger relations is clear.

Social Media Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand

Pam Moore

So why would we think that marketers and business leaders would think any different when it comes to social media? I remember the early days of social media and watching the tweets fly by looking something like this… Free marketing with social media, join my workshop!

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. However—96% of the people who discuss brands online do not follow those brands’ owned profiles. ” — Social Media Today.

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How Social Media Has Changed Public Relations For Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet Social media has no doubt changed the way brands communicate with customers and the how they prefer to be seen and heard. With social media playing an important role in everyone’s life, we may not realize how much information is shared every minute.

Social Media and Digital Marketing Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand

Pam Moore

It's why you have 8 seconds to make that first digital brand impression when your dream customer visits your blog, website or social network profiles. So why would we think that marketers and business leaders would think any different when it comes to social media?

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Trust and Credibility for Your Brand

Pam Moore

Many marketing and business leaders spend months developing an integrated online platform, brand architectures, message platforms, social media strategies and plans, logos, and more. Social media is far different than handing someone a business card. Social proof.

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Facebook 2018 News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business

Pam Moore

Unless you have been hiding under a rock or too busy to do the double click, you likely know by now that Facebook recently announced some big changes to their news feed algorithm. These changes impact every business, brand and publisher using Facebook for business purposes.

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The Social Media PR Battle

Webbiquity SMM

Has social media ruined public relations? Can PR keep up in this online social world? The notion that social media can have a larger impact than public relations is fairly new. Is your business prepared to avoid a PR nightmare if a customer utilizes social media?

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results.

How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

The following is a guest blog by Sandie Vieten, a freelance webdesigner and brand creator, who recently graduated from the IT University in Copenhagen. In December 2013 I started writing my master thesis and teamed up with Mindjumpers because I was curious about glocalization on social media. Furthermore my thesis investigates how the glocal challenges could be converted into best practices for global brands. What brand perceptions exist globally and locally?

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10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel

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 write blog posts, record and publish videos, live streams, webinars and podcasts teaching and preaching others how to build a unique brand.

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? Share this on Facebook.

The (R)evolution of Social Media Bloggers

Mindjumpers

What makes social media bloggers unique compared to all other online information is their voice. A blogger owns his inspiration, his voice, and is ready to let the world know his own opinion, what he is supporting or if he is taking a stand against something.

Can Good Social Media Customer Service Help You Grow Your Brand?

SocMed Sean

This week we welcome guest blogger is Stanna Johnson from Qwaya. Stan is an online writer and a social media enthusiast who loves to write about the latest social media trends. Groups pop up using your brand name negatively. Remember that word “social”?

PR generalists vs social media specialist?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Can PR agencies respond to the structural changes of social media? A leading British digital strategist and long-time blogger, Simon Collister, (who, incidentally, is from the Isle of Man) thinks he answer is no. Related posts: Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

How Glossier Built a Cult Following on Social Media

Unmetric

This digitally native vertical brand or DNVB has scaled tremendous heights in terms of engagement and following. The skincare and makeup brand was born when Weiss had a hunch that there is a huge gap between what the beauty industry offered and the beauty needs of real life women.

Location Based Social Media for Brands

Mindjumpers

And the rumours of Facebook rolling out a location feature one of the next days is sizzling. I will look futher into that… Its hype among social media users is one thing, but for marketers it is more interesting to explore how geolocation can be used from a marketing perspective.

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Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing

Mindjumpers

SXSW is a sizzling hub for the rising stars of social media. Consequently, representing Mindjumpers at this year’s conference included meeting with a variety of these passionate and engaged newcomers in the social media ballgame (see my blog post on BigMarker.com , April 3 rd 2012).

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The wine blogger kerfuffle

Sherrilynne Starkie

The issue of blogging ethics came to the fore recently when prominent Canadian wine blogger, Natalie MacLean was accused of copyright infringement by the US wine magazine, Palate Press. Trusting bloggers as journalists. Can we realistically expect bloggers to live up the same standards?

Importance of Storytelling in Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet An aspect of social media that is often overlooked, is its role in the evolution of storytelling. Social media have made us all to storytellers. Brands using storytelling. This is where Facebook has an important role to play.

4 of the Best Blogger Outreach Strategies

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com I’ve been writing about, participating in, and talking about blogger outreach for years. My favorite posts and topics of conversation revolve around actual examples or case studies of blogger outreach done well.

Outsourcing Social Media Management

yMarketingMatters

whom I have long respected for his sound and pragmatic social media and marketing advice and expertise. Definitely worthwhile subscribing to Right Mix Marketing blog , and following him on Facebook and Twitter ! Social media consultants can be 20x more effective.

Social Media Optimization 2014: Twitter or Facebook?

SocialFish

————— Whether it is the short tweets of the internet’s darling birdie, or the groups, pages, and thumbs up ‘likes’ of Facebook that rocks your website’s boat, there is one of these two online outlets to keep your SMO up to par in the new year.

Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

Almost Savvy

Bad things can happen to any business or brand. It’s often what happens next that can make, break or save a brand’s reputation. One well-known, household brand had a bad thing happen. Things move very quickly in the world of social media.

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3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Tweet Bloggers are one of the key influencers in the online sphere. Working with social media PR a lot of good publicity can be gained from getting the right mention of a large blog. Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success.

Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform

Mindjumpers

“You don’t have Facebook in China?”. “No. I am Ursula from China, working with Social Media in Denmark. Whenever I start a conversation around Chinese social media, it probably goes like this. Similar Posts: Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

How to Choose the Right Digital and Social Marketing Goals, Objectives and KPIs for Success

Pam Moore

Have you been spinning your wheels trying to utilize social media to grow your business? Do you feel as though you know the tactics and strategies yet are still struggling with how to align social media to your business for real results?

A Social Media Status Quo – Brazil

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Network is a global platform 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.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? As a blogger, you have to wear several different hats, from creating good quality blog post to trying to spread the word for your blog and connecting with others. This is where social media tools can help. Social Media

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

May 18: this week in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s my pick of the week’s top social media news. May 18: this week in social media. May 18: this week in social media. What''s new and cool in the world of social media. Actress Emma Watson hates social media. Related posts: Does your brand take bloggers seriously? Gartner: fake social media reviews. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Do you agree with my list?

30 Social Media Content Ideas and Examples for Brands

Hootsuite

It can be challenging to find fresh social media content ideas when you have to post something every day on multiple platforms. With this cheatsheet of solid content ideas for each of the major social platforms, you’ll be ahead of the curve. Resources Social Strategy

Cupcakes And Controversy: A Lesson In Business Social Media Etiquette

SocMed Sean

This week we welcome guest blogger Amy Stewart, Senior Manager of Social Media Strategy for Intouch Solutions & author of great Kansas City-focused blog at beyondtheplazalights.com.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can marketers make more productive use of their time on social networking sites? What’s the best time of day to post updates on Twitter or Facebook? How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law?

Prospecting for new clients with social media

Socialmedia.biz

Social media is your best friend. Target audience: Startups, businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. Social media can do that! The competition goes social.

10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Businesses Must Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

Social media is an integral component of any successful digital marketing strategy. With 74 percent of adults using social networking sites , the opportunity to increase your site’s online exposure to new customers cannot be ignored. Using too many social networks.

10 Easy Reasons That Justify The Use Of Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

This week we welcome guest blogger Nicole Lewis. Nicole Lewis is a freelance writer and a professional blogger. Thanks to Nicole for sharing her insights on the topic of social media and its use in the business setting!

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy.

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How to Shop for the Right Social Media Agency

agora pulse

It’s finally reached the point where your brand can no longer manage your social media channels in house. You want to grow your social media engagement or your pages have been neglected for a long time but you don’t have the knowledge or resources to manage them. .