The information processing view of humanity

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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. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

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

Buffer Social

Licensing: Free (public domain) & Creative Commons. Price range: Public domain & Creative Commons. Licensing: Public domain & Creative Commons. Licensing: Creative Commons. Licensing: 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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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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Putting the Art in Article, Part I: Beginner Thou ART, Teach I Shall

Waxing UnLyrical

Creative web content is all the rage in the marketing world. Before we get our hands dirty in digital paint… Let’s look at some of the basic terms you’ll hear when it comes to creative web content. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.

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#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.

Bad Grammar Can Affect Your Brand, Your Career, Your Company

Firebelly

“I think it has become one of these things; it’s considered attention to detail where it should be part of the fundamental process,” she told the Herald-Sun. Photo credit: Infomatique (Flickr, Creative Commons).

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

Firebelly

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

Best practices in nurturing leads into sales

Socialmedia.biz

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.

4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

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.

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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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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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.

Best YouTube Documentaries

SocialFish

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.

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.

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.

4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

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.

5 best growth marketing strategies for B2B

Socialmedia.biz

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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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.

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.

How to Market like a Musician

SocialFish

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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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. JustinRLevy.com 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. JustinRLevy.com 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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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 plan.you’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! JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Justin Levy

Anyway, here's the one we found that the state has: Legislative Process Overview. Infographics are a great way to communicate hard or long, complicated processes! JustinRLevy.com 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

SocialFish

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.

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.