Meet Team Sprout: Bess, Corporate Account Executive

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As a member of Team Sprout for almost half of our lifetime, Bess Blumer has seen the company and product through countless changes. I’m an account executive on the corporate team, and I work with people who are interested in Sprout. Team Sprout

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How HR Technology Can Increase Your Company’s Bottom Line

The Realtime Report

How HR Technology Can Increase Your Company’s Bottom Line. No company could stay in business long if it doesn’t realize a profit. The higher your company’s profit margin, the larger you can grow and that is of course a given.

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Meet Team Sprout: Brian, Platform Engineering Manager

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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. I worked at a company that made finance software for five and half years. Sprout Engineering Team Sprout

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

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

How Team Sprout Uses Its LinkedIn Company Pages Report

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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.

10 Book Recommendations From Team Sprout

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As 2016 draws to a close we asked members of Team Sprout to share the best things they’ve read this year. About the Author: Jon Gertner is an editor and technology writer at Fast Company magazine. Extreme Programming Explained” is a thorough but quick introduction to the XP management philosophy and walkthrough of how to involve the whole team to get buy in on said philosophy. This post 10 Book Recommendations From Team Sprout originally appeared on Sprout Social.

Talkwalker Team Comes Second In Global AI Challenge

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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 ! The most successful teams created AI systems that were able to answer almost 60% of the test’s questions correctly.

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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.

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.

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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.

Change or Die | Fast Company

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Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. A dream team of experts took the stage, and you might have expected them to proclaim that breathtaking advances in science and technology -- mapping the human genome and all that -- held the long-awaited answers. Fast Company Features.

Can Social Media Management Work with a Remote Team?

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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.

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What to Consider When Building Your Social Media Team

Simply Measured

How to Build a Better Social Media Team Download. If someone can’t tell me what the company does from the website then, for me, the interview stops there. Copywriters & Content Marketers – my (awesome) team is hiring!

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Meet Team Sprout: Blake, Head of Infrastructure

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As an engineering manager and Head of Infrastructure, Blake Smith often works on projects that customers will never actually see—but his squad’s work helps our engineering team work faster and smarter to build the always-evolving Sprout platform. Blake places a strong focus on individual, team and company growth. In this Meet Team Sprout interview, we talked about what keeps him motivated, why he loves living in the suburbs and his advice for new software engineers.

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. Why not use this high powered channel to attract your dream team?

Meet Team Sprout: Jordan, Product Education Specialist

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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. Product education is an important resource for our team and for our customers.

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10 Social Lessons for B2B Companies

Simply Measured

Here are ten social lessons for forward-thinking B2B companies. Every company and audience is unique. Being present on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter may not be the best strategy for every company. Influencers are a relatively new space for many companies.

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Facebook Acqui-Hires Team Behind ‘Musical Selfie’ App Eyegroove

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Facebook’s newest acqui-hire is the team behind “musical selfie” application Eyegroove. We are excited that much of our small team will be joining Facebook to work on new experiences for people to create, share and connect.

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How to Get Your Leadership Team To Blog More Effectively

Convince & Convert

In order to get your executive team in line with this method of blogging, here’s what they have to do. Share an editorial calendar with topic ideas that anyone on the executive team can claim. Don’t wait for your executive team to come to you with a finished product.

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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.

Who “Owns” Social Media Data at Your Company?

Simply Measured

Email marketing, media buying, marcomm, social, content, performance marketing…Each team is working to drive the most value, and this can create a sense of competition. I talk to countless marketing teams on a daily basis, and I’ve seen a few different structures.

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9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company

Convince & Convert

Yet, our entire team is 11 people, with nine of them half-time. And, we’re totally virtual with team members located coast-to-coast. that causes so many companies to waste time and leak effectiveness like a 1973 Gremlin dropping oil in the driveway.

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.

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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.

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 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.

CES 2017: Twitter, CTA, Conversable Team Up on CES Twitter Guide

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Attending CES can be an overwhelming experience, but the Consumer Technology Association, Twitter and Conversable teamed up on a solution to combat the confusion.

How to Build an All-Star Social Media Team in 5 Steps

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We often talk about the importance of social media managers and the amazing people who handle social media as a team of one. But often, for agencies, larger enterprises, and even some small businesses, social media is handled by teams of people covering a broad range of skills.

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How To Improve Visibility, Communication & Accountability of Social Media Within Your Company

Justin Levy

Do you want to improve visibility, communication and accountability of social media within your company? It’s as simple as sending a project dashboard on a regular basis to a broader team. Determining Your Broader Team. Use this as an opportunity to share it with your team.

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

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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.

Facebook And Walmart Team Up for Black Friday Mobile-Ad Blitz

The Realtime Report

Facebook and Walmart started working closely together on the campaign back in October, and a Facebook team was in place for the weekend after Thanksgiving – answering questions, delivering reports and compiling statistics on the success of the mobile ads.

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Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology

Convince & Convert

Before each, his team finds two dozen or so interesting audience members, and gives them a purple index card and a marker. Image via Unsplash. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

How One Company Is Re-Imagining Corporate Website Design

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The company has ditched its corporate website in favor of Tumblr, a change that’s reportedly the first of its kind for a global brand. A visit to Nescafé’s new Tumblr highlights why the company made the move.

#SproutChat Recap: Company Culture Content

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More and more brands are incorporating company culture into their social strategies. However, it can be challenging for social media marketers to document multiple team perspectives to provide a wholistic story.

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Why Your Content Marketing Team Needs to Act Like a Rock Band

Convince & Convert

In Welcome to the Funnel , and in life, Jason advocates for content marketing teams to be put together like rock bands, specifically KISS … 1. He’s a part of the band, as an SEO person should be part of the marketing team, not off in a corner somewhere.

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Facebook Developing New PC Gaming Platform; Teams Up With Unity Technologies

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The two companies also announced limited access to a closed alpha build of the new export to Facebook functionality in version 5.4 Facebook is not playing around when it comes to games, announcing the development of a new PC gaming platform and a partnership with Unity Technologies. Unity–a development platform for 2-D, 3-D, virtual reality and augmented reality games—will integrate support for Facebook’s current gaming platform, as well as the new one it is developing.

Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

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Your ability to communicate and keep your team working cohesively can be a mountain-scaling, yet necessary task for mastering entrepreneurship and selling online. Social media is the perfect medium for treating clients well and your team needs to be working in unison to achieve this.

Only 66% Of Companies Agree: Social Media Poses Significant Risk To Brand Reputation

The Realtime Report

Two-thirds of companies agree that social media poses a significant or critical risk of damage to their organization’s reputation. Moreover, many companies have not yet implemented policies, procedures or training to help mitigate those risks.

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 ).

Social Media Lessons from America’s Biggest Company

Convince & Convert

” So how do Chad and his team stay on top of all the levels of Walmart ‘s communications? Such a large company presents many opportunities for engagement – at the global, national, regional, and local levels – but those layers come along with many complications.