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How Internal Storytelling Impacts Company Culture

Convince & Convert

Before companies focus on customers and external marketing, they need to focus on employees, values, and internal stories—all the things that make up a strong internal culture. Many Companies Don’t. Eventually that company failed in a very big way.

Bad Grammar Can Affect Your Brand, Your Career, Your Company

Firebelly

There was an article in the Australian Herald-Sun last week about how poor spelling and grammar can negatively affect your career, company, and personal brand. If you can’t write or spell worth a damn, your career can be adversely affected.

Brand Consistency Engages Employees and Creates Loyalty

Spin Sucks

If you believe that the only employees responsible for maintaining brand consistency are your marketers and PR experts, you’re highly mistaken. To maintain brand consistency, you must make sure each and every employee is on the same page about what to say and how to say it.

77% Of Company Mentions On Social Media Are Neutral

The Realtime Report

Contrary to popular belief, most company mentions on social networks are linked not to a positive or negative message, but a neutral one. Weekly percentages of online company mentions worldwide, by day of the week, according to research from mention.

Branding Your Company LinkedIn Page

The Social Media Incubator

One of the things you want to make sure you do right with a company page, is the branding and voice of your page. When professionals visit your company LinkedIn page, you want them to know exactly what your company is about within the first minute of looking at your page.

How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors

Spin Sucks

After my presentation on Spin Sucks , several people asked me how to create a brand ambassador program. After all, wouldn’t it be nice to have an army of people out there who zealously promote your products and company to anyone who’ll listen?

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10 Social Lessons for B2B Companies

Simply Measured

10 Tips for Increasing Brand Engagement on Instagram Download. Here are ten social lessons for forward-thinking B2B companies. Every company and audience is unique. You want to make sure you’re using your time to make the greatest impact for your company. .

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Why Doesn’t Your Company Have a Social Media Voice Document?

SocialFish

A few years ago, I think you could have gotten away with keeping the company ‘voice’ safely locked away in a few choice individuals’ minds at your company. How can we expect uniform education across the company? Tone : A subset of your brand’s voice.

Tips for Branding a Company Pinterest Page

The Social Media Incubator

It’s important that your Pinterest page represents your brand the way the rest of your social media does. Use your company logo or, if you’re a small business, you could use a picture of the owners or employees of the business.

5 Things Companies Do That Ruin Storytelling Success

Convince & Convert

Here are five things companies do that can impede storytelling success. It’s hard to watch when companies are so close to a beautiful story, and then this happens! Too many companies have bought into a myth that great stories should make them look like “superhumans.”

Auto Brands Comparison Report

Unmetric

The truth, however, is that strategizing for a car brand and trying to differentiate from a very crowded market is no ‘drive’ in the park. Here we’ve taken a look at what some of the top brands in the industry do to keep their community engaged and how their efforts compare.

7 Ways to Turn Employees into Brand Ambassadors

Spin Sucks

Want your company to attract more business, secure greater exposure, and reach new customers? Here are some of my top tips to engage your employees and elevate them into brand ambassadors for your company. Have exciting company news?

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The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet for some reason, brands continue to drone on about facts, instead of taking the same, tried-and-tested approach for emotional communication. In a world that’s saturated with marketing, it’s more important than ever for brands to make a lasting impression with their customers.

Four Steps to Create Your Personal Brand

Spin Sucks

The discussion around personal branding seems to be one that happens a lot. It used to be we’d get jobs, we’d grow our careers, maybe we’d work for two or three companies, then we’d retire. But why do you need to have a personal brand? Your Personal Brand.

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Five Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles

Spin Sucks

The post Five Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles appeared first on Spin Sucks. Social Media Tools buffer cyfe Hootsuite managing social media profiles sendible social media dashboard social media marketing social media presence social media toolbox social media tools sprout social support for brand monitoring sync your social media accounts tracking social mediaSocial media is probably one of a hundred different things on your daily to-do list.

How can using social media as an employee help my company?

Janet Fouts

You’re happy in your company, so why build a personal brand through social media? Here are just a few reasons building your personal brand can support the goals of your company in any industry. What industry is your company in? Make your company look good.

Beyond SEO: The Power of Brand Building

Spin Sucks

You’ll know you’ve truly succeeded as a content marketer when people recognize your brand as synonymous with your products or services instead of searching for what it is you sell and falling on your website in the first page of Google results. I''m a brand loyal shopper.

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The Five Parts to Brand Storytelling Nearly Everyone Misses

Spin Sucks

He told me he was moderating a brand storytelling panel, which he thinks is the most over-blown buzzword today. In Spin Sucks , I talk about how important it is to think about your brand storytelling like you would a novel. There are five essential parts to brand storytelling.

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Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. ————– ( photo credit ).

“K” is King in Brand and Company Naming

Waxing UnLyrical

The Letter “K” in branding. The other day I watched a short video by Sara Blakely – the inventor of Spanx brand products and a fellow Southerner – where she reflected on the value and edginess of the letter “K.” Why is the letter “K” so strong in branding?

Building Trust Behind a Company’s Social Media Account

Spin Sucks

We never really think about who is behind the social media accounts of our favorite companies. Very rarely do owners and CEOs of companies take on the responsibility of running their own social media accounts. Today’s guest post is written by Mat Powers. .

5 Components to Online Branding

Small Business Mavericks

While traditional branding and online branding are similar and have much in common, there are some stark differences. The idea is to get people to recognize your brand and to create a top-of-mind awareness. Keeping that in mind, here are five essential components to branding any business through online marketing: Your website – It doesn’t make sense to think about branding or marketing today without mentioning your website.

10 Great Posts about #LinkedIn Company Pages

Koka Sexton

If your customers use LinkedIn (Which I’m sure they do) then you should have a LinkedIn company page. We’ve already found that generating leads in Facebook is possible but that having a great page in LinkedIn could be a game-changer for your company.

84% Say Company Leaders on Social Media Provide A Competitive Edge

The Realtime Report

Does having a company leader on social media give that organization a competitive edge? A recent survey by Humanize looks at social media and leadership in organizations – in particular, how company leaders are leveraging social media for organizational results.

Best Days And Times To Post To Your LinkedIn Company Page

Firebelly

It’s a question we get a lot—what are the best days and times to update a LinkedIn Company Page? Best Days And Times To Post To Your LinkedIn Company Page. Does your company or its employees need help with LinkedIn?

Instagram Lessons from the Forbes Top 10 Most Valuable Brands

Simply Measured

With a community of 600 million users,100 million of whom were added in the last half of 2016, Instagram has become indispensable tool for social marketers looking to drive engagement and keep their brands top-of-mind. Forbes Top 10 Most Valuable Brands 2016.

Your Employees May Be Your Best Untapped Brand Advocates

Webbiquity SMM

Hinge Research Institute and Social Media Today recently surveyed companies with employee advocacy programs, and the results speak for themselves: 1% saw increased brand visibility. 65% saw improved brand recognition. 7% had better brand loyalty. Guest post by Liz Greene.

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Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Top Brands on Twitter: Enterprise Brands Vs. Small Companies. Wondering how enterprise brands and small businesses are using Twitter? For starters, here are some key findings from the report: 98% of all top brands are active on Twitter.

Is The Chief Marketing Officer A Company's Weakest Link?

Twist Image

billion in investment from US companies in the third quarter of 2016. There is more consolidation, as the major marketing and communications holding companies continue both their acquisition and investment to growth strategies. Brands - more than ever - need strong marketing leaders, in a world where overall economic growth has been (mostly) flat (or single-digit growth) and technology, disruption and transformation are still turning markets upside down. brand.

The Next Economy Company

Twist Image

It will still require companies, work (of people - not just robots), jobs and, most importantly, imagination, inspiration, innovation, education, networking and execution. brand. There have been so many changes in business because of technology. We're just getting started.

From Conversation Company to Optimization Organization

Conversionation

A friend and fellow country-man, Steven Van Belleghem from InSites Consulting , wrote two books, ‘ The Conversation Manager ’ and, more recently ‘ The Conversation Company ’.

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

It’s possible to spend countless hours producing something to help your brand reach the next level, only to discover that it does little in the way of improving engagement, traffic, or sales. Good for any brand or business with a blog, List.ly

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How Top Companies Use GIFs on Twitter

Convince & Convert

With users and companies alike dropping in to celebrate with their best GIFs, who stood out? Check out these ten clever GIFs from various companies, sports teams, and more for a few helpful tips on how to incorporate GIFs as part of your Twitter engagement strategy.

How Social Media Strengthens Companies [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Socialcast has compiled this nice infographic that explains how social media strengthen the relationships inside the company to engage employees and consumers when creating customer relations. When building a community, you built trust and as a result the value of a brand is enhanced.

7 Ways to Infuse Your Company Website with Brand Personality

Writtent Blog

Generally, that’s all the time you have to convince a first-time website visitor to remain on your page, and begin a lasting relationship with your brand. It’s definitely within the realm of possibility to infuse your website with brand personality, without losing an intuitive user experience.

How 16 Companies are Dominating the World’s Google Search Results

Viper Chill

Instead, that seemingly endless variety is actually controlled by just a handful of companies. More specifically I’ll reveal how just 16 core companies are dominating the most popular industries online and how that situation is going to get a whole lot worse.

9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company

Convince & Convert

The Convince & Convert Consulting division provides digital business counsel to some of the world’s largest brands. that causes so many companies to waste time and leak effectiveness like a 1973 Gremlin dropping oil in the driveway.

Who “Owns” Social Media Data at Your Company?

Simply Measured

In this scenario, a centralized business intelligence team handles all data and analytics for the company. It can help with demand generation and sales, and it can also help with brand awareness. In this scenario, the company doesn’t care about social data.

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9 Steps to Creating Good Content for Your Brand

Pamorama

Writing good content is crucial to delivering value and creating thought leadership for your brand. . It’s vital to create and share valuable free content in order to attract customers and turn them into repeat buyers and brand evangelists.

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Social Responsiveness: Norway Takes the Gold, U.S. Companies Are…Last

The Realtime Report

Companies in Norway respond to 87% of all customer questions posted to brand Facebook pages, taking the gold in the “ socially devoted ” rankings based on data collected by social media measurement firm Socialbakers. According to the data, companies in the U.S.,