How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Also… Image: Thom Watson via Flickr, Creative Commons OK, I’ll stop now, I can see you rolling your eyes, going, “Come on, act your age.&# And as this story is told over and over again, that people will use our services, buy our products, donate to our causes, etc.

The Value Of A Fire Drill

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time. Its like buying a car without test-driving it.or, to your point, building a website without giving it a usability spin.

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Why You Should Buy Trust Agents

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Why You Should Buy Trust Agents Written on August 17, 2009 by Justin Levy in books , business , chrisbrogan , marketing , social media , trustagents 4 Comments - Leave a comment! JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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Is Amazon reading this blog?

The Way of the Web

September 29th, 2010 · View Comments On Monday I wrote about the future of libraries , and how digital sharing and sampling are legally enabled either by open works (Public Domain or Creative Commons), or that retailers will have a vested interest in allowing sampling.

How Angus Young has lost my £5

The Way of the Web

By blocking my purchase, they lost cash, and I ended up listening to the selected greatest hits as supplied by numerous people on Youtube, and as I don’t want to have to buy and store CDs anymore, I’m stuck.

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes.

Creative Storytelling: Picture This: It’s Not Just the Words – It’s What You Do with Them

Waxing UnLyrical

The great Brian Solis, who I had the pleasure of seeing live in 2013 as keynote speaker at the PRSA’s International Conference, recently published this article on LinkedIn about creative storytelling. Lots of resources are out there to guide us on our creative journeys.

Behind the Scenes of a Successful Blog Acquisition [Case Study]

ProBlogger

I really love the idea of buying and selling websites. Recently I listed one of my blogs on Flippa , a marketplace for buying and selling websites, and sold it successfully. Long story short, I decided to buy that blog. If you do it correctly, buying is breeze.

Daring PR Professionals and the Lawyers Who Love Them: A Primer for Avoiding Legal Problems

Waxing UnLyrical

Contrary to popular belief, lawyers do not enjoy making your job harder by nixing your creative campaign ideas. Let’s explore a few common legal problems (and their solutions) so that you and your clients can stay on the right side of the law! The most creative photo.

10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

Waxing UnLyrical

Focus on the benefits of working with/buying from you. Image: Twenty20 via Pexels, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Monika Jansen. There’s a lot of noise out there. You are drowning in emails, ads and brand messages – and so are your prospects and clients.

Best practices in nurturing leads into sales

Socialmedia.biz

jasonwoodhead23 / Creative Commons BY. Your customers want to know how your offering fits into their lives, they want to know they can trust you, and they want to feel good about buying from you. The most common way to lose sales is through lack of data tracking.

Prospecting for new clients with social media

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by mkhmarketing / Creative Commons BY. What that means to you as a startup owner is that you can get to know what is interesting for people and why they’re buying particular products. Bootstrapping your startup? Don’t know where to find new customers?

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

The reality is those that had connections to the IPO underwriters got first crack at buying shares when the stock went public. –Sean *Wall Street image courtesy of ToonariPost on Flickr via Creative Commons. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

8 creative ways to use customer feedback to improve your business

Socialmedia.biz

Lindsay Bremner / Creative Commons BY. Sending a Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey helps you understand how customers feel about your business, and whether they are likely to recommend your business to others or buy from you again.

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Photo by Andres Rueda on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons For those of you who don’t know what CRM stands for, it’s Customer Relationship Management and it’s a term often used by software vendors like SalesForce.com to describe their products.

15 Places to Find Free Images for Your Blog

Writtent Blog

It’s certainly possible to buy images. Creative Commons Search. The official Creative Commons website lets users search websites for free-to-use images from a variety of sources, including Google Images, Flickr and the Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

Find photos from Flickr or Picasa — be sure to use Creative Commons photos — or buy royalty-free stock photography, and put them in your blog posts for added impact. Content marketing is about more than just blogging.

How digital marketing is supplanting traditional advertising

Socialmedia.biz

greyweed / Creative Commons BY. Furthermore, it’s those with higher incomes — consumers most able to buy — who spend the most time online. Behind the huge shift toward social & online media.

Our Industry, Your Answers: Breaking Down the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

Waxing UnLyrical

Future survey topics to explore include additional probing on communications research and measurement as well as strategy and the effects of technology on corporate communications and PR – especially distinguishing between free tools and those which require additional buy-in or budget approval.

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#measurePR Recaps: March-May 2018

Waxing UnLyrical

On how nonprofit marketers can get buy-in from management to use a paid ad strategy: A4: Provide data that supports the need. In May, Sally Falkow joined as the guest host with answers regarding creativity in communications from her son, Mike Falkow of Rogue Magazine.

5 best growth marketing strategies for B2B

Socialmedia.biz

Image by TopRank Marketing / Creative Commons BY. This trend shows that a brand should try and facilitate its recognition among clients to make them decide to buy its products. Post by Michael Gorman.

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Collaborating and Investing in Green Innovations | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Two main groups have formed over the past couple years: Eco-Patent Commons and Green Xchange. Eco-Patent Commons is a collective consisting of IBM , Nokia , Pittney Bowes , Sony and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

Cool stuff I learned this week

Janet Fouts

I’m a stickler for making sure the images I use on the site are not violating any copyrights and I often buy images from sites like Fotolia for my presentations instead of pirating something from the interwebs.

Data Visualization

Justin Levy

I think its key to winning over clients in the social insights space, and beyond, who won’t buy an idea or a service if they don’t understand it. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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5 Tricks to Win the Visual Content Game

Writtent Blog

85% of the reason people decide to buy is based on color. Images cited under creative commons license. To find images available for commercial use, you can use Flickr or Creative Commons Search. How do you feel about most of the websites you come across online?

Book review: ‘Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups’

Socialmedia.biz

Perhaps I’m hanging out with the wrong group of rich people, but most millionaires I know are incredibly risk averse and already have the wherewithal to send their kids to the best colleges, leave them a trust fund and buy a big ol’ boat.

The Growth of Demand Discovery

Justin Levy

How consumers digest advertising and make buying decisions has forever been altered by the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn. The introduction does not mean there is an expectation (in most cases), to buy now!

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The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Creative Commons Photo by Daehyun Park. Audiences can be purchased : Think about buying an email list or a direct mail list. That’s what you buy: access to an audience. Communities must be developed : You can not buy a community.

Measuring Social Media ROI

Akamai Marketing

If you buy a bunch of followers, you’re doing it wrong. Photo credit: Danny Guy via Creative Commons. Stay Akamai: Phew! Here we go another year. Another year of measuring social media ROI.

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Reviews of Facebook Marketing | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

You should use [link] to buy Facebook fans… we purchased 10,000 Facebook fans and we’re quite satisfied with the results. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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The Importance of Good Images

Proactive Report

You can use images tagged as Creative Commons on Flickr. Or find a good source of interesting and creative images, like Fotolia. Fotolia is a social image marketplace where you can buy and sell images: photos videos, and illustrations.

Book review: ‘Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups’

Socialmedia.biz

Perhaps I’m hanging out with the wrong group of rich people, but most millionaires I know are incredibly risk averse and already have the wherewithal to send their kids to the best colleges, leave them a trust fund and buy a big ol’ boat.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

Michael Martinez published this post about how scraper blogs exploit RSS feeds like Feedburner by sending out links to blogs on a buy list. Post a creative commons license on your content and a byline at the end. 29 Ways to Stay Creative.

‘Fourth Transformation’ book: Brace for impact

Socialmedia.biz

And the first prototype devices are quickly evolving into mainstream units that you might be able to snag at Best Buy or Amazon two years from now. Book review: A clear-eyed look at the mind-blowing changes in spatial computing dead ahead.

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Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Below I have put together an overview for you to assess whether or not you think there will be value in spending a few dollars and buying the book. Buy Facebook Marketing! JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

How To Use Pinterest to Advance Your Organization

SocialFish

Creative Commons licenses are used for a lot of images online and allow you to use the image if you follow the terms of the license. It’s best to use your own organization’s images or images that you buy to tell your story.

7th Son Descent “Special Edition”

Justin Levy

First, as an increasing number of books are released each year, authors are having to come up with different and creative ways to promote. I’m in the middle of reading the PDF now and I already know that I’ll be buying a copy of the book.

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Forget e-readers, I just want a CC-reader

The Way of the Web

The second criticism I’ve heard several times is that initially you’re stuck with copyright-free material pre-loaded, and buying new content can be difficult, leaving a fairly unsatistfactory experience.

Twitterville Video Book Review

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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Reviews for Facebook Marketing

Justin Levy

You should use [link] to buy Facebook fans… we purchased 10,000 Facebook fans and we’re quite satisfied with the results. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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