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10 Standout Social Media Marketing Examples From 2016

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In order to help get those creative juices flowing, we’ve put together a list of some of the top social media marketing examples of 2016. Instead of copying these examples, use them as inspiration. The 2016 blind pre-order campaign is an example of how Taco Bell sets itself apart.

3 Social Media Trends in Fashion that Retailers Should Leverage

Ignite Social Media

When social media shakes up the fashion industry , what do you do? Fashion brands with high levels of engagement on social channels like Instagram, are seeing growth in online sales. So with that, here are three social media trends fashion and beauty retailers should leverage.

Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry


For a while ago, I wrote a blog post called 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry pointing out among other things how bloggers has become the new (and most important) influencers and how the brands get more and more humanized. Tweet.

How This Fashion Brand Found the Sweet Spot in Blogger Relations

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Either they work only with blogger networks or agencies, or they own their blogger relationships in-house. After a neat discussion with Sam Zivot of Lorna Jane , I now have an awesome example of how these two tactics actually can be complimentary. The Pros of Blogger Networks.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

Methodology Wikis High Tech United States Peter Kim Bayer Berocca Blogger Relief pack Blog/Blogging Healthcare United Kingdom John Galpin Bank of America Medal Me! Whittemore DC Goodwill The DC Goodwill Fashion Blog Blog/Blogging Not for profit United States C.B.

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How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach


Blogger outreach is reaching out to the blogger community to create a relationship that involves you having regular, constructive and mutually beneficial contact with them. What is Blogger Outreach? Let me explain this phrase by way of an example. Searching For Bloggers.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers


But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. Being a Part Time blogger doesn’t make you any less serious than those that blog full time.

5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor


For those of you who have not seen it here’s an example of an update I created on it earlier in the week: The idea is that one person records a short audio clip (under 2 minutes) on their smart phone (iPhone only I think at the moment) and posts it for others to hear.

4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry | Mindjumpers


High heals have stepped on runways, the new collections have been featured on famous models and the exclusive group of high fashion characters have been catched on front-row. Is there any difference between the fashion week procedure now and some years ago?

How to Develop Yourself as a Blogger


People become bloggers for all sorts of different reasons — perhaps they have an axe to grind, something they have to get off their chests, something to sell, a need to engage people in a discussion or a burning desire to write about their favourite topics.

Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger

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It may seem counterintuitive, but reaching out to other bloggers with the promise of supporting each other is a guaranteed way of gaining readers. For example, it’s well-known that the majority of clothing brands work closely with other fashion bloggers to showcase their apparel.

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish


Why bloggers should self-publish. I’ll give you a very specific example. Ultimately, authors (unless you are, for example, Stephen King) have to do their own marketing for books. Why should bloggers self-publish? This was covered in a much more detailed fashion than the blog ever could, even though the material was inspired by several of my posts. Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish. By James Altucher of

Easy Ways for Bloggers to Use Keywords to Drive Traffic


An example might be a blog about maternity fashion that provides some affiliate referral links to clothing stores where readers can buy the recommended clothes. Easy Ways for Bloggers to Use Keywords to Drive Traffic. This is a guest contribution from Nick Rojas.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

With Blogger and Tumblr, the total audience is much larger. In terms of content, the blogging space captures every imaginable content category and topic from tech to sports to fashion to food. Brands of Every Industry Are seeking Out Top Lifestyle Bloggers.

15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013


Welcome to the 2013 edition of Bloggers To Watch. My work has changed a lot over the past year – I’ve been focused a lot on the Australian blogger community, and on curators – so this post is very centered on those communities. 15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013.

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20+ More Bloggers to Watch: The Readers’ Choice


It’s been nearly a month since Bloggers to Watch in 2013 was published. Image courtesy stock.xchng user saavem This post presents all the bloggers that people have highlighted over the past few weeks. One blogger I really enjoy is Katie from Wellness Mama.

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Are You a Full Time Blogger with Small to Medium Traffic? Let’s Chat


One of the biggest misconceptions that many bloggers have is that you need MASSIVE traffic to become a full time blogger. This year I want to smash that myth and want to tell the stories of smaller to medium sized bloggers who are making a living from their blogs.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

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Here is an example: Badges for Podcamp Hawaii fans. And some blog owners code their site to use the “nofollow” tag, which tells Google to ignore any links in comments.But heh, be a friend and leave a blogger a comment!

Maternity Leave … for Bloggers?!


How do full-time bloggers take maternity leave? By Summer 2011, I had two very happy things going on in my life: I was pregnant with my first child, and my fashion and career advice blog ( Corporette ) was doing so well that I had quit my job as a lawyer to focus on it. I was very concerned that the mixture of sleepless nights and postpartum hormones would make me unfit to give career and fashion advice, even if someone else was looking after the baby.

How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger

It saves your time writing unsolicited email pitches because there you can connect to bloggers who are willing to publish your article. It is going to grab the blogger’s attention, interest and prompt him/her to get back to you to discuss the post.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

But as opposed to celebrities, who are often the brand ambassadors or the “face” of a product or service, influencers can be bloggers, consultants, market analysts, critics or just about anyone who is popular online, even if they do not have a massive follower count. Guest Post by Taral Patel.

The Question Of Quora

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Here's a great example: Someone asked: What do people at Twitter think of Facebook? Part of Quora's cool factor is that it seems to have captured the hearts and minds of the Silicon Valley luminaries and all of the Bloggers and Tweeters that follow them. Just this week, Jeremiah Owyang (a well-known Blogger and industry analyst) noticed that he was now being quoted in more mainstream media spaces by journalists who were pulling his answers off of questions he responded to on Quora.

Sixteen Ways to Use Pinterest for PR

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Rather than talk to the room from slides, I had written down 16 ways to use Pinterest for PR and I walked around the room asking for examples for each. An example we discussed yesterday is the Department of Transportation. They’ve pinned bloggers they love , based on the industry.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Jayme Soulati walks readers through 10 steps for “good old-fashioned networking” on social media to fuel business development, starting with setting goals (e.g., ” Five Fantastic Examples of B2B Social Media Marketing by j+ Media Solutions.

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr


Try to find out how your target group are talking about you and re-blog content from other Tumblr bloggers who show your brand in the tone-of-voice and surroundings you want to convey. Tweet Have you established a brand presence on the blogging platform Tumblr ?

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10 Ways Multi-blog Authors Can Stay Creative and Generate Great Posts


So often bloggers and freelancers work in isolation—in the ubiquitous PJs, of course. For example, a car: think of wheels, motion, driving, journeys … do these spark any ideas for your subject? Jo Gifford is a designer, writer, blogger, and founder of Cherry Sorbet Creative. Writing Content blogger productivity inspiration writing blog postsThis guest post is by Jo Gifford of Cherry Sorbet Creative.

How to Get Creative with Influencer Marketing

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A great example is Forever 21, that worked through a large group of bloggers during the holidays to promote $150 gift cards. To celebrate 25 years, Gap partnered with FLARE and fashion influencer, Cara McLeay for a fall trend presentation.

A Nine Year Rant

Geoff Livingston

Clients, co-workers and friends — the ones that impact your life in a positive fashion — matter more than any social score or reply. Blogging became a rat race, a demonstrative example of marketing smarts. Last week marked my nine year blogiversary.

5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses

Convince & Convert

These are examples of niche enterprises that cater to very specific audiences. Great examples include Instagram photos or Vine videos. Ride-sharing app Sidecar did this in 2014 when they partnered with famous bloggers to create a one-of-a-kind experience for their customers.

Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

Influencer marketing's roots began in the blogosphere programs of what we called blogger relations. Although the relationship aspect of today's influencer marketing campaigns are still critical, campaigns are more sophisticated than in the days of blogger relations. .

Top 10 Image Trends for Powerful Visuals that Stand Out

Socially Sorted

Let’s dive in and take a look at each image trend and how you might apply it to your social media posts in the coming year (including some stunning examples on Instagram). A photo posted by Family Travel Bloggers (@ytravelblog) on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:21am PDT.

5 Key Elements for a Successful Women’s Blog


Your photo don’t have to look super-professional or “glossy” like in fashion magazines (mine never are) but make sure they are visually attractive; i.e. no blurriness, basic composition and bright, good colors (this can be edited on your computer). Image via Flickr user Liquine.

How to Create People-Powered Content That Works for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

The foodie friend that gives you restaurant recommendations may be different than the fashionable one that has great taste in clothes or the mom that cares as much as you do about feeding her family healthy foods.

11 Ways to Write Damn Good Headlines

Writtent Blog

I’m going to be bold here and create an ultimatum for bloggers. Example: 11 Things Everybody is Doing Wrong at Work. Example: Are You Making These 11 Mistakes at Work, Too? Here are a few examples: fooled, smash, fatal, and warning ( here’s 313 more ).

Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

Social Media Citizens

Independent bloggers such as LibertyLdnGirl are good examples of self-made brands that are successful at securing the communities they have created themselves from scratch, creating fun ways to deliver constantly engaging content for the community.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Reach Out the “Old Fashioned” Way. For example, at USB Memory Direct we recently collaborated with graphic designer UPSO to create a unique design for one of our business card shaped custom USB drives.

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10 Fresh Tips for Finding Time to Blog


For example, did you know you can embed a YouTube video in the body of your WordPress blog by simply pasting in the URL of the video? Maybe it’s the former journalist in me, but I still use an old-fashioned reporter’s notepad to jot down quick notes and sketch out illustrations when I’m not in front of a computer (during my commute, for example). And that, my fellow bloggers, would be a waste of everyone’s time.

6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

In this post, I want to share just a few examples of tourism brands and operators (big and small) using marketing strategies that work – ideas, that you can adapt and modify for your own organisation. Here is an example of one of his posts about the local Surf Pro: The result?

How Narrowing Your Niche Can Get You Great Results


Examples of Niching Down. I want to show you some real-world examples of businesses and blogs that have gone narrow and prospered. This is a similar example, but in some ways very different. It started out heavily in fashion, home decoration and similar feminine topics.