How Creative Commons Helped Spread My Ideas To Millions Of People!

WebInKnow

I'm a huge fan of Creative Commons , a nonprofit organization that makes it easy for people to both share their original work with the world and build upon the work of others. Viral Marketing Case Studies Crowdsource Newsjacking Brand Journalism Best Practices Master Newsjacking cours

How to Be Visual (Even When You’re not an Artist)

Convince & Convert

The master said it best: visuals are now the most important element of content marketing. The good news: Even someone who made that can create effective visual marketing. This can be a little terrifying if, like me, you’re what I would politely call “artistically challenged.”

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change.

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.&# Shannon Pauls Very Official Blog Spin Sucks TopRank Online Marketing Blog Writing Boots - David Murray Love WUL?

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

There’s one area within today’s creative industry that is not only comparatively new (when compared to more traditional disciplines), but is taking a growing foothold via a clear aptitude for maximizing effective use of the ever-expanding world of social technology.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). What do they have in common?

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. Shannon Pauls Very Official Blog Spin Sucks TopRank Online Marketing Blog Writing Boots - David Murray Love WUL?

Simply The Best

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: sahmeepee via Flickr , Creative Commons The Best means that you are indubitably, unequivocally, indisputably the best in who you are, what you do, and what you stand for, no matter who – or what – else you are compared with, or what others might be exposed to.

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Ranjit Bhatnagar via Flickr , Creative Commons And thanks to myfirsttweet.com , I can share it with you. Shannon Pauls Very Official Blog Spin Sucks TopRank Online Marketing Blog Writing Boots - David Murray Love WUL?

Conch and Drum

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Arindam Bhattacharjee via Flickr, Creative Commons If I were back in Kolkata, I’d be hearing conchs and drums from dusk till dawn. Shannon Pauls Very Official Blog Spin Sucks TopRank Online Marketing Blog Writing Boots - David Murray Love WUL?

Weekly Roundup: The Holly And The Ivy

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Cornelia Kopp via Flickr, Creative Commons My husband is… well, I’m not quite sure what he’s doing, but he’s probably puttering around happily (that’s what married couples do, we putter companionably).

Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Derrick Coetzee via Flickr , Creative Commons Seems to me both are somewhat extraordinary, perhaps exaggerated and possibly exciting. How to not suck being a conference moderator or speaker , from TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 20 Captivating Marketing Statistics

SocialFish

Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits [Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Guide to Creative Commons [Cool Infographic Friday] Women dominate social media How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization ePatient 2015: Healthcare Associations, Are You Ready? More like this.

The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

If you are a communications pro, I don’t need to tell you that influencer marketing is hot and could soon outpace traditional paid media spend. Everyone is jumping on the influencer marketing bandwagon because it’s all the rage, just like every other fly-by-night new trend.

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Did you know that 47% of B2B marketers and 34% of B2C marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI? Another reason why marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI is that they simply don’t know how to do it. Content marketing and SEO go hand in hand.

25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Waxing UnLyrical

The life of a communications pro for a nonprofit organization is one that seems to require a daily mix of magic tricks, extreme sport level time management and creativity. This list is of free digital marketing tools for non-profits is a great place to start.

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Content marketing: feeling ripped off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Your content marketing program is taking off. Official Creative Commons logo. Headline Marketing Social Media Content marketing Google Ottawa Plagiarism WhoisYou’ve spent the time, resources and effort required to develop original, compelling stories, videos, podcasts and photographs and it’s starting to pay off in terms of website traffic, enhanced reputation and sales enquiries. Good for you. Then you notice that someone, a competitor even, is ripping you off!

How digital marketing is supplanting traditional advertising

Socialmedia.biz

greyweed / Creative Commons BY. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. In that environment, online marketing has a huge advantage over traditional forms.

10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

Waxing UnLyrical

The best way to stand out from the noisy crowd is by employing a few tricks of the content marketing trade. As you work on your content marketing strategy, keep these in mind: Talk to your audience, not at them. The next time you write marketing copy: Use “you” instead of “we”.

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.

24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

Buffer Social

But you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution, or even create your own image from scratch. What is Creative Commons? 24+ websites to find free images for your marketing.

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Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

Content marketing is about more than just blogging. 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.

5 best growth marketing strategies for B2B

Socialmedia.biz

Image by TopRank Marketing / Creative Commons BY. Target audience: Businesses, brands, B2B marketers, agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs. Below is the list of the best growth marketing strategies used by the most successful B2B companies in the industry in 2016.

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SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

Potential prospect is entered into Salesforce.com as a prospec Company users Buddy Media dashboard to deliver helpful/useful content (not marketing materials) to the prospective customer via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or a host of other channels. No…I haven’t gone off the radar.

The Best Content Marketer? An Orange Cone

Firebelly

What Does Soccer Have to do With Content Marketing? If you want to succeed at content marketing, sometimes you only have to be an orange cone. For those industries, the first company to start doing social media marketing is going to be the company who dominates that industry online.

The Viral Marketing Virus

Akamai Marketing

But if you’re really committed to creating a viral video marketing campaign: Creating viral content is this easy. Song writers, ad professionals, photographers, marketers, movie makers, writers, videographers, graphic designers. So go forth, my marketing compadres.

The ABCs of Startup Marketing

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The ABCs of Startup Marketing Written on July 10, 2010 by Justin Levy in hubspot , inbound marketing , marketing strategy , social media , video 6 Comments - Leave a comment!

How to Market like a Musician

SocialFish

Traditional marketing can feel so grossly salesy. The key to getting over that “ick factor” is to get creative. Social media and the Internet have simultaneously torn down the walls of traditional marketing and made it easier than ever to build and engage with an audience.

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Three Most Important Content Marketing Lessons of 2012

Firebelly

This year has been one of major upheaval after another for content marketers. Here are three things that every content marketer should have learned from the past 12 months. Photo credit: JanneM (Flickr, Creative Commons).

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Facebook Marketing: Now Available! What is Facebook Marketing About? Facebook Marketing is a deep dive into how Facebook can be leveraged by your company starting TODAY.

Reviews for Facebook Marketing

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reviews of Facebook Marketing Written on July 11, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , reviews , social media , video 3 Comments - Leave a comment!

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4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, email specialists. Business Social media marketing

Lawyers: Stop Hiding. You Have To Market Your Marketing.

Myrland Marketing

Many of you are pretty conservative when it comes to marketing. That Marketing and Advertising Stuff Is Beneath The Profession. Because of this latent adoption of marketing and advertising, many lawyers are a little too humble when it comes to marketing your marketing.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. They are strategic guides that hopefully will enhance your internet marketing experiences in the future. Plus, of course, there’s Creative Commons licensed images too.

Reviews of Facebook Marketing | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reviews of Facebook Marketing Written on July 11, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , reviews , social media , video 3 Comments - Leave a comment!

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4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, email specialists. Business Social media marketing

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Content for SEO

SocialFish

Quoth this post : “The power of content for SEO is clear, as 92 percent of marketers cite content creation as effective for search engine optimization. Web pages are the leading content for SEO gains, cited as “very effective” by 50 percent of marketers.

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Ready Yourself Now for a Mobile Only Future

Waxing UnLyrical

Automation can help with two very different segments of marketing. Image: Alejandro Escamilla via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Marketing Strategy Amanda DiSilvestro automation mobile marketing SalesforceGuest Post by Amanda DiSilvestro.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] All You Need To Know About The Anatomy of Songs

SocialFish

I’ve just come back from ASAE14 in Nashville, and can honestly say if I never hear another country song again, it will be too soon. This is what they sound like to me. So in the spirit of Cool Infographic Friday, here’s all you need to know about the anatomy of songs. More like this.

Facebook Marketing for Businesses | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Facebook Marketing for Businesses Written on August 4, 2009 by Justin Levy in announcements , books , facebook , social media 43 Comments - Leave a comment!

Inbound Marketing – Video Book Review

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Inbound Marketing – Video Book Review Written on November 3, 2009 by Justin Levy in books , google , hubspot , inbound marketing , reviews , social media , video 14 Comments - Leave a comment!

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13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Buffer Social

Many experts predicted that 2017-2018 would be the “age of video marketing on social media ” and the data is showing that they were overwhelmingly correct. HubSpot, for example, found that 43% of people want to see more video content from marketers. Creative Commons.