How-To: Setting KPIs for Your Team and Your Company

Meltwater

Most people who run a business or part of a large company struggle when it… Read More.

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Building Teams

The Realtime Report

Building Teams By Joshua Weiss. My name is Joshua Weiss and I’m the CEO of TeliApp, an actionable data insights company that specializes in deep machine learning with a focus on human behavior prediction and applied behavior analysis. Some of our work is currently in use by large brick and mortar retail companies that you probably walk into on a regular basis. I look for individuals who can manage the work and genuinely care about the company and the work they’re doing.

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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

Webbiquity SMM

Now here are three ideas the social network’s CMO and her marketing team may want to contemplate. Missing out on what customers and prospects are saying about your company and its offerings—because you’re not listening and responding on Twitter—can seriously damage brand image.

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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.

Why So Many Team Building Strategies Fail

The Realtime Report

Why So Many Team Building Strategies Fail . So much emphasis has been given to team building that sometimes we lose sight of the fact that some people simply can’t learn to get along. Is it Time to Redefine Your Team Building Strategies?

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How We Built and Manage Our Remote Sales Team

agora pulse

Finding yourself in the position of managing a remote sales team? Managing a sales team in a physical setting has its ups and downs—but how do you manage your team if you’ve recently found yourself working remotely? At Agorapulse, we have been managing a remote and internationally dispersed team for over four years. We’ve learned a lot about supporting our team from afar and making sure to consistently reach our company goals. Company Culture and Values.

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How to Build a Successful Remote Support Team

agora pulse

Think of support teams, and you may picture rows and rows of endless desks with headphone-wearing businesspeople (No doubt, this image is influenced by all the boring “support” stock photos out there.) But a successful support team is far warmer and more vibrant than that. At Agorapulse, we’ve had remote customer support since the company’s salad days, and it’s grown into something that customers rave about. Where are we today in terms of the Customer Care team?

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Screen sharing tips and best practices for remote teams

Sprout Social

Whether you’re brand new to remote work or have been part of a remote team for awhile, conference calls, presentations and online demos are an essential part of small business day-to-day tasks, especially on the sales and marketing teams. Another great use of video calling, especially with a remote team or team members, is to present marketing reports or other major data to your team or leadership. Team meetings. Team Collaboration

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The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on January 12, 2010 NBA players, like many professional athletes, have taken social media by storm, but what about their teams?

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Four Steps to Make Your Business Intelligence Teams More Relevant 

The Realtime Report

Four Steps to Make Your Business Intelligence Teams More Relevant. This trend has caused the efforts of IT Business Intelligence (BI) teams to spending most of their energy gathering, cleaning, and structuring data for the business to perform their own analytics through a self-service model.

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5 Reasons Why Listening to Your PR Team Could Save Your Company’s Image

Meltwater

Your PR team will spend much of its time on social media monitoring your image… Read More.

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The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

But while major market teams have a big advantage in the real game, social media is the great equalizer online, so I thought I’d see which teams have attracted the largest following on Twitter and Facebook.

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How Executive Teams Can Improve PR

Convince & Convert

Company leadership must understand that favorable press coverage, or any press coverage at all, is not guaranteed and that developing media relationships and implementing a strategic PR plan requires time and resources. Reporters often won’t include a company in an article if they don’t receive timely responses to questions—or they will simply publish information they have, which may be detrimental to the company.

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Foursquare Teams Up with American Express

Mindjumpers

They want to attract the younger and more tech savvy generation, which shows that the credit card company is eager to follow consumer trends and get on board the social networking train. Tweet.

Can Social Media Management Work with a Remote Team?

agora pulse

The following post is written by Rachel Go at Hubstaff — a company that really makes social media management work as a remote team. Social media is an online realm in itself, so it makes sense that a completely virtual team can manage a brand’s social media presence. At Hubstaff, we’re a 100% distributed team with a great audience on Twitter and Facebook. Here’s how we tackle social media management with our remote team. Are you part of a remote team?

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NBA Playoff Teams Ranked by Facebook Page Engagement

Adam Sherk

In my post on the most popular NBA teams on Twitter and Facebook (and the more recent one on MLB teams ) I looked strictly at the following each team has built up. This time I’ll compare user engagement on each team’s Facebook page.

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Responsibility for Social Goes Beyond Content Teams

Convince & Convert

Your content team shouldn’t the only ones managing your company’s social media accounts. Lauren: Your content team shouldn’t be the only ones managing your business’s social media accounts. Hi, I’m Lauren Teague, and I’m a strategist on the Convince & Convert consulting team. And yet I saw nothing from the actual team account whose jobs it was to post content throughout the night.

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Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

Dave Fleet

More recently, he released a more focused look at the tensions facing companies who are looking at scaling their social media. I was recently asked about whether I had a preferred model for resourcing social media teams. One core team. This model eschews local market teams in favour of one centrally-led team. However, it is very, very easy for a central team to become insular and to forget or misunderstand local market concerns. Tweet.

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How to Create Your B2B Dream Team

Convince & Convert

If you’re a B2B company, then you know just how important your people are to your company’s success. But in some cases for some B2B companies, especially those in the Services realm, your people are your product. You need to build the best team you can, or risk it all by having mediocre talent reflect poorly on your brand. As a B2B company looking to establish and grow your brand, you need to stand out from the crowd. Showcase Company Culture to Pique Interest.

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Activating Your Social Media Second Team

Social Media Strategery

That’s why these people MUST learn how to identify, develop, and empower their second team. What’s a “second team&# you ask? These people, regardless of where they fall on the org chart, are your second team.

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Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach? But I’m here to look at what really matters – which team has more reach via social media? And good luck to both teams in Super Bowl XLIV.

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How To Lead A Successful Marketing Team

Rebekah Radice

Leading a high-performance marketing team is harder than ever. Between systems, processes, and proving ROI, teams and their leaders struggle to meet expectations, hit objectives, and stay focused in an ever-changing online world. But there’s also never been a more dynamic and exciting time to lead a marketing team. That’s where actionable insights, a synced team working in flow, and a clear view of the future come in to play.

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3 Ways to Engage Your Team and Improve Your Blog

Convince & Convert

It’s something that comes up again and again: Your business has a blog, and a team of people responsible for the strategy, content creation, execution, and overall success of that blog. A team of people. The team of people is actually one or two people partially allocated to the blog. The blog is one in a series of projects that the team of people are responsible for managing day-in and day-out. Is the blog considered something that only the marketing team does?

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Meet Team Sprout: Arlo, Lead UI Designer

Sprout Social

This is the question that stood out to me when I first spoke to Arlo Guthrie, Lead User Interface (UI) Designer, for Meet Team Sprout. As the head of our UI team, Arlo works primarily with the design and engineering teams to ensure that Sprout users enjoy a beautiful, consistent and user-friendly experience every time their use our platform. Now, as the Lead UI Designer at Sprout, I get to focus on one really great product as part of a team that thinks every day.

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Why Wikipedia is Important to Your Company

Justin Levy

This can apply to both the business and their senior executives, especially if it a publicly traded company. A company’s Wikipedia article, if they have one, often trades between first and second place with their main website. Often times people trust Wikipedia more than they trust the main website because the viewpoint is that a company’s website. Information cannot be copied company materials or third-party sources.

The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on November 18, 2009 UPDATE: There is a a newer post on this topic here: The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season The role of social media in professional sports is getting a lot of attention these days, unfortunately mostly in the form of teams and leagues trying to clamp down on it or players making mistakes with it.

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Responsibility for Social Goes Beyond Content Teams

Convince & Convert

Your content team shouldn’t be the only ones managing your company’s social media accounts. Lauren: Your content team shouldn’t be the only ones managing your business’s social media accounts. Hi, I’m Lauren Teague, and I’m a strategist on the Convince & Convert consulting team. And yet I saw nothing from the actual team account whose jobs it was to post content throughout the night.

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The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season

Adam Sherk

Quite a few teams have fewer than 20K followers and several are still below 10K. It was surprising to see four teams still without official profiles. The Giants and Cardinals do have official representatives on Twitter ( giantspathanlon and cardschatter ) but no official team profiles.

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How I Master My Calendar on Buffer’s Distributed Team

Buffer Social

Before I worked in a remote team , I was a freelancer and never needed to collaborate with teams very much. So how can you know if someone in your team is “in the office” and/or actually available? How would my team know about it?

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Benefits of Hiring a Game Development Company in India

Social Media Marketing

With such good stats and numbers, it’s no wonder why more and more people are showing interest in collaborating with application development companies. If you have specific ideas that need professional guidance and execution, then hiring a game development company in India would be your best bet. Due to such high numbers, many game development companies have arrived in the Indian market to dip their toes in the ever-growing profit margin.

Why are more companies seeking group leadership coaching? Because it works!

Janet Fouts

As more and more executives are seeing the value of leadership coaching for themselves, they’re looking to provide coaching for their teams as well. In part to save money, but also to create an internal environment where the team learns together and collaboration happens more fluently.

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Monday.Com Vs Wrike- Which One’s A Better Team Collaboration Tool?

Tweaklibrary

Team collaboration software or tools are of great importance for everyone who is running a business. However, there are numerous team collaboration software that allows you to manage your work schedules in the best way possible. Suitable for company size.

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. When I speak with B2B companies about Facebook Live, they claim it’s only something for B2C companies and celebrities. In this article, I’ll reveal why B2B companies should go live on Facebook and share tips to get started. Live video is nothing new.

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My Team Makes Me Uncomfortable – And That’s A Good Thing

Dave Fleet

Our team turned a streetcar into a concert venue. Over the last seven years at Edelman I’ve gone from leading a local office team of a dozen or so, to leading a national, multi-office team of more than 50 people across Canada. I’ve been here long enough that almost everyone on our Canadian Digital team has joined while I’ve been at the firm, and I’m happy to say that the team we have now is as strong as it has ever been during my time here.

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How Team Sprout Uses Its LinkedIn Company Pages Report

Sprout Social

As a SaaS B2B company, LinkedIn has become an increasingly important part of our social strategy. That’s why Sprout’s LinkedIn Company Pages Report is so important for our team. One of our team’s 2015 objectives is to grow our LinkedIn Page community to include more followers that are at the Director level or higher. This post How Team Sprout Uses Its LinkedIn Company Pages Report originally appeared on Sprout Social.

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How We Hold an Engaging All Hands Meeting as a Remote Team

Buffer Social

Many companies have a regular All Hands meeting. Generally, this is a company-wide gathering for all employees (‘all hands on deck’) to hear from the organization’s leaders and discuss the state of the company. That way we’re communicating as a team at least a once a month.

Talkwalker Team Comes Second In Global AI Challenge

Talkwalker SM

But the individuals behind the platform are even more impressive: a team formed by some of our amazing developers just took second place in the Allen AI Science Challenge ! Our team included specialists from the fields of Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Big Data Engineering and Search Technologies, and it is this unique combination of different sets of skills which made this success possible,” said team leader Dr. Benedikt Wilbertz.

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Why You Should Create a Social Media Approval Process for Your Team

agora pulse

Are you on a social media team? Social media management takes a team—even if you only manage a handful of agency clients or collaborate with colleagues throughout your company. If your social media team doesn’t have an approval process in place, though, you’re probably wasting valuable time, making simple mistakes, and losing out on optimizing campaigns. Need a hand getting your team members on board with an approval workflow? Streamline Team Member Feedback.

Adidas Teams With Champs Sports To Create Instagram Mini Series

The Realtime Report

Following their impressive World Cup ad campaign, Adidas has teamed up with Champs Sports to create four different online shows that will air only on Champs Sport’s Instagram page. You’ll see episodes ranging from classroom lessons taught by Lil Jon, Von Miller showing us the best touchdown dance in the industry, and DeMarco Murray and RG3 pulling off a great Stan Smith impersonation.” ( Fast Company ).

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Meet Team Sprout: Brian, Platform Engineering Manager

Sprout Social

There’s no simpler way to sum up the priority we place on growth—for every member of Team Sprout, for our products and for our company as a whole. In this Meet Team Sprout interview, we talked to Brian about what it means to be a good manager, the coolest thing he’s 3D-printed lately and his advice for anyone joining our team. I worked at a company that made finance software for five and half years. Sprout Engineering Team Sprout

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16 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Social Media Company

Harp Interactive

I am sure many of you have similar concerns regarding hiring a company for your social media and SEO needs. Even before the interview you must conduct detailed background research and check the company/consultant’s profiles on popular social media platforms. Your first order of business should be to “Google” the company and ascertain their influence and search real-estate-ownership. Does your team include an SEO specialist? How many people will be on the team?

Meet Team Sprout: Jordan, Product Education Specialist

Sprout Social

In this edition of Meet Team Sprout , I talked to Jordan about what her role means for Sprout, her career path and the advice she gives to every new employee. It’s been incredible to see the entire team grow. In spite of that quick growth, we’ve kept that startup atmosphere where people care about what you have to say, no matter where you are in the company—I feel like I can actually have an impact. You get to learn about the company: where we’ve been, where we’re going.

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Meet Team Sprout: Arnita, Senior Product Manager

Sprout Social

As social media evolves, Team Sprout is constantly working to enhance our platform and build new features to help organizations streamline their social media management. Sprout’s Product Team leads the charge by working with our partner networks and teams across the organization. In this Meet Team Sprout interview, she shares how she got into engineering, where she’d go for her dream vacation and where she thinks social is headed.

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