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Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

It has been a 12-month process from the time that we originally started talking about writing this book to it hitting bookshelves. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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Data Visualization

Justin Levy

With the sheer amount of data that we need to process on any given day, it is becoming increasingly difficult to make sense of it all. Because my brain processes in words (and sometimes numbers), a good infographic can be invaluable in helping me contextualize data.

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13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

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How Do You Build A Brand? Start by Asking What Drives Human Behavior

Waxing UnLyrical

To be clear, these are all important components of the brand building process. If I have learned one thing in the process of building brands for multinational corporations and my own company, it is that the key to success is simplicity. Guest Post by Simon Erskine Locke.

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The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.

SocMed Sean

In fact, it’s my 2 year blogaversary for SocMedSean, so I thought I’d take a look back at 5 years of content and processes and try to find one thing that I could share with other aspiring bloggers that would help them in their journey.

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5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

You can also try common misspellings and abbreviations of business names. When they process and analyze it, they can offer more personalized and improved response or services to customers. Image via Pixabay , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe.

#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! A6: Images are processed on average 60,000 times faster by the human brain than text. Image: Deanna Ritche via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

It’s As If Those Parkland Kids Learned from a Pro

Waxing UnLyrical

You have to figure out the frustrating, incrementally-detailed process of working legislation through to a successful outcome (and that doesn’t even approach the implementation part).”. Image: Elliot Sloman via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Paula Kiger.

Curation is Not Aggregation


What’s your process? What is your process? Photo credit: Chuck_Heston (Flickr, Creative Commons).

Best practices in nurturing leads into sales

jasonwoodhead23 / Creative Commons BY. The sales process starts at first contact, when a customer browses your website. Understanding the buyer decision process is the first step. The most common way to lose sales is through lack of data tracking.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Shareholders wanted reduced operating costs to increase their profit and dividend, which meant reducing headcount and automating processes. –Sean *Wall Street image courtesy of ToonariPost on Flickr via Creative Commons.

Nurture an Oasis During a News Dry Spell

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ll not only stay a part of the conversation, you can also raise your brand’s integrity in the process. Image: qimono via Pixabay, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Heather Caouette. Most companies have gone through them – periods without clear cut news.

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Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of RRix on Flickr via Creative Commons. The process usually involves late nights, lots of white boarding, gallons of coffee, and bags of M&Ms. I am a sucker for a challenge…almost to a fault.

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Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Frustrated courtesy of M artinaK15 on Flickr via Creative Commons Writer’s block sucks. Blogger’s block sucks more. And believe me…there is a difference.

First Look: The Analyst's Canvas

Net-Savvy Executive

I also like to consider the client's job and next steps in the process: "what do you need to do with it?" The three boxes in a row represent inputs, the analytical process, and outputs.

Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Does adding Twitter to your CRM process make it more social? There are a LOT of idiotic corporate terms out there.

New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Tania Gail via Flickr , Creative Commons. Despite the fact that the application process was clearly outlined on our website (and anywhere else the job descriptions were posted), I can’t tell you how many emails and resumes I received directly from applicants.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Most successful stories are moral—they teach us how to live, whether explicitly or implicitly, and bind us together around common values. They’re part of the integrated process. Image: David Kennedy via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Mike Connell.

Free Culture and Attention as Currency

Waxing UnLyrical

The only part of the process being short-circuited is the mobilization process. Image: Loius Volant on Flickr, Creative Commons.

Best YouTube Documentaries


Watching documentary movies has a lot of benefits, especially when we want to escape the regular pattern of Hollywood blockbusters and learn something new in the process. His internet career helped him develop the world-wide popular forum network Reddit, as well as RSS and Creative Commons.

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.

12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

I have other backup processes in place including external hard-drives and heavy use of Dropbox but Mozy remains at the center of all of these processes. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Are We Addicted to Interruptions?

Justin Levy

Then, the rest is just about finding ways to do things better and streamlining each and every process so that it functions better and clients are happy. by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

Picture This

Social Media Marketing

Two great tools to help refine the image searching process: Compfight will help you find images by text or by tag and will allow you to change the settings on licensing, original photos and safe search. What's Creative Commons ?

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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. HootSuite : Oh the things you can do to simplify your social media process with HootSuite.

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Why Transparency Matters

Akamai Marketing

This McDonalds campaign was created because McDonalds KNOWS what people think of their processed food. Photo credit: Creative Commons Yum9Me.

Measuring Social Media ROI

Akamai Marketing

If you work through the process WITH your community and stay flexible on tactics within your strategic’re headed in the right direction. Photo credit: Danny Guy via Creative Commons. Stay Akamai: Phew! Here we go another year.

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Checking and Recalibrating Your Goals

Justin Levy

It's a fun process! by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

The Importance of Feedback | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Do you have feedback processes in place? link] Mary Ann Halford Justin, owning my own consulting business, I will definitely look to start incorporating this process into my own business. Building processes like this and marketing them to clients is a sure way to building trust!

How To Use Pinterest to Advance Your Organization


Pin boards are used by architects and designers to collect color swatches and material samples along with pictures and drawings in order to aid the process of generating a design. Repeat the process on an ongoing basis so that you always have fresh stories to tell.

Collaboration supports successful campaigns

Akamai Marketing

Creative Commons by PSD. someone live inside the computer can come true, while my web guy is up to date on all things SEO and programming, my science friend is going to remind me that before I do much else a process should be in place.

4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. From there, you can use the ebook to be sent as a freebie to leads in an attempt to expedite their journey through the conversion process. Rework your blog’s greatest hits to get extra mileage.

6 Things To Empower Your Social Media Campaign

Akamai Marketing

If you decide to outsource your social media communication, you’ll still need manpower and here’s why: there will be times when a potential sale or compliment or complaint comes in through a social media outlet and having a process flow that is fast and internal is absolutely necessary.

The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Creative Commons Photo by Daehyun Park. You might do so through creating unique experiences, you might do so giving your community to be part of the product development process. Developing a community can take years, its a long-tail process.

New Year's Resolutions for Job Seekers

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Tania Gail via Flickr , Creative Commons We were deluged by applications; when we had openings, when we didn’t have openings, when we had budget to hire, when we didn’t have budget. It was so creative, that I remember it verbatim to this day.

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The Blockchain and the "All for One, One for All" Demise of the Centralized Server

Stay N' Alive

Then came the PC era - an era where every person could have their own computer, and the processing power occurred on the same machine as the display and input device. It''s freely shareable and can be copied and distributed (or linked to) via Creative Commons Attribution license.

The Growth of Demand Discovery

Justin Levy

Demand, or the creation of it, can be broken down into three distinct, yet dependent parts: Demand Generation Commonly referred to as Awareness, encompasses traditional media such as Television, Radio, Print, Billboards, and so on.

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The Viral Marketing Virus

Akamai Marketing

Here’s my fool-proof 3-step process. Header Image: Creative Commons Karl Jonsson. Tweet Listen up: Going viral is a benefit to creating great content, not the goal.

Using Blogs to Enhance Learning – Some Helpful Tips -

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students ,â?? The first critical consideration for teachers is whether or not the tool being used is necessary to the learning process. tool, then students are not likely to see the tool as being of benefit to the learning process.

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How to Market like a Musician


The key to getting over that “ick factor” is to get creative. Branding is a process that never stops, and you will only need to get more creative as time goes on. Traditional marketing can feel so grossly salesy.

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5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published


This will likely get you to their guidelines or submission process. After reading several editorial guidelines for major sites, there is a common theme of elements that are usually requested in guest post submissions that you will want to spice into yours.

5 best growth marketing strategies for B2B

Image by TopRank Marketing / Creative Commons BY. When the potential lead responds, the process of building a relationship begins. Post by Michael Gorman. Target audience: Businesses, brands, B2B marketers, agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs.

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