9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company

Convince & Convert

that causes so many companies to waste time and leak effectiveness like a 1973 Gremlin dropping oil in the driveway. Plus, the company has a remarkable blog of their own , and the team at Buffer is widely recognized as leading the charge toward business transparency world-wide.

10 Company and Product Branding Tips from Microsoft

Convince & Convert

At Rival IQ, we see tens of thousands of companies, products, and people come through our system. One thing I’ve noticed is very few companies are doing a good job at both their corporate and product-level branding across social media channels.

How To Translate Your Company Purpose Into Slick Visual Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

Look at other companies in your field that you aspire to rival, and think carefully about how they describe themselves, then relate that to the imagery they use. Ideally, your visual branding should be broadly familiar, but just different enough to give you an edge over those other companies.

3 Ways To Improve Productivity

The Realtime Report

3 Ways To Improve Productivity . We all want to boost our efficiency and enjoy a better work life balance, but it’s the time when we’re busiest that productivity proves the most elusive. You don’t need to burn yourself out to be more productive at work.

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy. A recent analysis of S&P 500 companies shows that when you triple the number of employees in an organization, its productivity drops by half. Customers want new products and services.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

Whether you work for a Fortune 100 company or a blogger who relies on revenue from your content to supplement your income, it’s important to think about what goes into your social media headcount.

How to Spot Fake Products Online

Socialmedia.biz

Although you may think this doesn’t apply to cheap and common products, a lot of them aren’t really authentic. In some cases, you may be able to easily notice whether certain products are fake. When it comes to safety and electrical products, you shouldn’t take any chances.

How to Plan a New Product Launch on Social Media: Step-by-Step Guide with Examples

Later

Planning a new product launch on social media can feel daunting, but it’s also a huge opportunity to attract new followers, make sales, and convert your existing audience into customers! Ready to plan your new product launch on social media?

How To Create Word Of Mouth For Your Company, Product, Or Idea

WebInKnow

For more than a decade I’ve been obsessed about how and why just a few companies, products, or ideas take off and people talk about them while most just don’t generate any interest.

How to Boost Your Digital Marketing Productivity

Razor Social

Are you struggling with marketing productivity? I also know that suggesting more tools to fight the exhaustion and improve productivity of your digital marketing may sound counterintuitive. Use a Social Management Tool to Improve your Marketing Productivity.

Looking at Facts for Product Claims

Socialmedia.biz

The kinds of claims marketers can make, especially when it comes to products that can be used on or in the human body, are tightly regulated by various agencies. What’s not so apparent, however, is the fact that these terms aren’t as clear-cut as companies want to make them seem.

Command Attention by Telling Your Company’s Story

Waxing UnLyrical

Every company, every organization, every person, needs to do a better job telling their story. That goes for agencies and companies, big brands and boutiques, nonprofits and associations — even government entities. and make the company itself the character. The company itself?

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy.

LinkedIn Launches Status Updates For Companies

Mindjumpers

Tweet LinkedIn recently announced a new feature called ‘Company Status Updates’, which allows companies to share recent happenings like breaking news about the company, employee moves and relevant job openings or latest on their products and services.

How Companies Are Using Social Media to Show Appreciation

Socialmedia.biz

Social media is a great avenue for companies that want to improve their customer service. The company’s customer support Twitter account is there to help customers know when they have updates to their products and to answer questions. Control and Product Creation.

Three Innovative Uses of Instagram For Company Announcements and Product Launches

Convince & Convert

Inspired by Novak’s success, here are several innovative examples of successful product and company. This week, The Office’s B.J. Novak generated headlines and attention for his new book, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories , by announcing it on Instagram.

Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed

yMarketingMatters

On April 14 Linkedin Products & Services Tab will be removed from LinkedIn Company Pages! Until then, you can edit existing products and services, but you will not be able to add new products and services. Yes, that’s right.

6 Tips for Building a Successful LinkedIn Company Page

Oktopost

LinkedIn company pages are now used to define and drive branding. With all that in mind, it is imperative that companies understand and invest in building, polishing, and utilizing a successful LinkedIn company page. The Future of LinkedIn Company Pages.

Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions

SocialFish

Amazon thought along the same lines when it decided to allow customer product reviews on its website, despite that some of these reviews would be negative and jeopardize the sales of individual products. Selling standalone products involves linear transactions rather than relationships.

Is Productivity Waning with Your Employees? How to Spark Improvement

The Realtime Report

Is Productivity Waning with Your Employees? As a business owner and/or manager, you know better than anyone just how important your employees are to the company’s success. Your employees may even have some great ideas themselves on how productivity can be improved.

How To Create Word Of Mouth For Your Company, Product, Or Idea

WebInKnow

For more than a decade I’ve been obsessed about how and why just a few companies, products, or ideas take off and people talk about them while most just don’t generate any interest.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Convince & Convert

However, while people are increasingly familiar with live video—particularly thanks to Facebook Live—there is still hesitation from companies in adopting this strategy to grow their business. Live video is nothing new. In fact, live broadcasting has been around since the 1950s.

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How to Build a Dazzling LinkedIn Company Page

Harp Interactive

Tens of millions of professionals are following more than a million companies on LinkedIn. Having a fully optimized and professional LinkedIn company page will showcase your business in the most professional light to job seekers, employees, potential customers, purchasing managers, current clients, and interested observers. Blog LinkedIn Social Media Marketing How to build a linked in company profile LinkedIn Company Page linkedin for business Optimize LinkedIn Business Page

How to Build a Dazzling LinkedIn Company Page

Harp Interactive

Tens of millions of professionals are following more than a million companies on LinkedIn. Having a fully optimized and professional LinkedIn company page will showcase your business in the most professional light to job seekers, employees, potential customers, purchasing managers, current clients, and interested observers. Blog LinkedIn Social Media Marketing How to build a linked in company profile LinkedIn Company Page linkedin for business Optimize LinkedIn Business Page

Finnish Company Outwits Liquor Advertising Ban By Using Gloomy Skies To Promote Product

Forbes Social Media

An innovative Finnish spirits company goes around outdoor liquor advertising laws to turn the entire Finnish gray skies into a billboard for its canned cocktail, and in the process, the company creates a new, national holiday that locals embrace

Is being a productive marketer worth the personal price?

Convince & Convert

It ain’t easy being a productive marketer in these modern times. But what is the personal cost of that productivity? Marketers feel pretty darn good about being productive. Because 22% of research participants said Baby Boomers at their company are the most productive.

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The Top 50 Content Marketing SaaS Companies on Twitter

Webbiquity SMM

The top two social networks for B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies are LinkedIn and Twitter. Unfortunately, almost 30% of those companies have abandoned their Twitter accounts, just suddenly going silent despite having tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of followers.

Use Less Folders to Increase Your Email Productivity

Justin Levy

Over the years I have experimented with a number of different email folder strategies in an effort to increase my email productivity. If you need to pause at all to consider how to file an email, then you are negatively impacting your productivity. Email Productivity focus

Why Businesses Should Hire an SEO Company?

Social Media Marketing

Why Should Companies Hire SEO Firm? But the question arises how can a company attain noticeable improvements and become successful? One of the ways is to hire an efficient SEO company and it will surely improve the company’s website ranking on the search engine result page. Since everyone is using the internet these days so businesses are looking for innovative and unique ways to promote their products and services in the digital world.

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Make Your Workplace More Productive in 4 Steps

The Realtime Report

Make Your Workplace More Productive in 4 Steps. If you want to boost your annual revenue, maintain customer satisfaction and increase employee engagement, you must aim to create a productive, efficient business.

Reasons Why You Can’t Do Without a Company Blog

Mindjumpers

Tweet At the moment, we are beginning to see more and businesses running a company blog after having established a presence on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. However, I think that a lot of marketers still might wonder whether it’s actually effective to run a company blog.

9 Tools to Improve Social Media Productivity

Convince & Convert

Here are 9 social media tools that will help you save time and improve your productivity. If you want to be more productive and proactive with your online relationship management, trying using Nimble. These are just 9 tools that will help you become more productive with social media.

Evaluating and Improving Your Company’s Reputation

Idaconcpts

A company’s ultimate success does not rest only on the value of its products and services; image and customer satisfaction play a large part in growing and maintaining profits. Ignoring your company’s reputation and the customer’s needs and desires is one way to ensure failure.

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Created by Conscious Company Media , the event showcased a variety of businesses, including organizations like; Oxfam , Combat Flip Flops , L.A

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Being Busy is Not Being Productive

Cody Ward

One of the most misleading but commonly held beliefs is being “busy” means that you’re being productive and accomplishing a lot. The next day begins a new cycle of non-productivity. Busy but non-productive tasks include: Checking emails Making/returning phone calls Holding meetings Reading the news & blogs Reading/updating social media Wait a second.You’re telling me that I can’t check my email?

Facebook is Rolling Out Product Tagging for Facebook Pages – Do You Have This?

Stay N' Alive

It asked me if I wanted to tag any products in my post. Evidently, Facebook is slowly launching the ability to take products from a business’s product catalog and “tag” those products in page posts, linking back to the product on the website.

Social Recruiting Tips to Attract Top Talent to Your Company

Socialmedia.biz

Attracting top talent to your company is one of the most difficult tasks facing any owner, recruiter or business manager. You’ll need to understand each platform and its user demographics when creating content with which to promote your company.

6 Accidental Ways Companies Kill Innovation

Convince & Convert

Companies pursue innovation with the best of intentions. The company wants to evolve; the company needs to evolve. But, well, then the company starts acting like a company again. The company returns to its status quo. Don’t let your company be an idea killer.

Brand Goodbyes: How to Communicate That a Business, Service, or Product Is Shutting Down

Meltwater

The company or client you work is shutting down, shuttering one of its services, or discontinuing a product.As It’s happened. part of the PR team, management brings you in to… Read More >>>. Marketing PR & Comms Corporate Comms Planning & Strategy