Thu.Nov 08, 2018

Top five: holiday retail trends to the fore

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s top five social media must-know news stories feature important retail trends for the run up to the holidays. Google My Business, Snapchat, blended retail, Facebook and Google Assistant all feature. Google My Business rolls out new feature.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Going Live on Social

Ignite Social Media

The “live” feature can be a very helpful tool for brands to utilize. Social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram offer the option to go live. This can be used to promote events, give an inside look, run a live sweepstakes or show your community what is happening in-the-moment.

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Website Bounce Rate [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Are you looking for ways to reduce your website bounce rate? Want to stop visitors landing on your website and leaving straight away? We share 10 tips to reduce your website bounce rate in this infographic. Optional Caption Image Source

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Living With Resilience – a Webinar

Janet Fouts

Stress is part of our modern lives, every single day. Some days just getting out of bed can be a real challenge. Living our lives with resilience can seem pretty far away.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

How to Set Your 2019 Social Media Advertising Budget

Social Media Today

When creating a social media strategy, how much should you invest in a social media advertising budget? Read on to learn how to set your budget for 2019

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Let's Chat! How to Make Chatbots Your Secret Holiday Weapon

Social Media Today

Chatbots are swiftly emerging as the new way for consumers and brands to communicate. This upcoming holiday season offers great opportunities to use chatbots to improve your customer experience and sales

How To Leverage Facebook Groups To Grow Your Business

The Social Media Hat

Wouldn't it be nice to have a community of fans that loved your brand and engaged with you on Facebook? Bella Vasta tells us how to do it using Facebook Groups

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Coke Spices Up UK Holiday Campaign On Social

Social Media Today

The updated "Holidays are Coming" campaign focuses, for the first time, on Coke Zero and includes a push on Snapchat

123 | Once Upon A Baby

Taylor Marek

You read that right, this one is all about the baby!!! ??. Show Notes: Latest In Tech News (My daily tech news show). Become a Patron! Get In Touch With The Show! Message me on Facebook | Tweet me on Twitter | Send me an email. Outro Music Credit: Epic Song by BoxCat Games.

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

3 Recipe Sites’ Social Strategies


Sometimes, it can seem like the internet was made specifically for food content.Aspirational, yet obtainable, recipe-focused content showcases beautiful, delicious food and it’s ingredients. Not sure what to cook tonight?… … Read More >>>. PR & Comms

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7 secrets to writing wildly successful blog headlines


Here’s an eye-opening fact: 80% of people will read your headline, but only 20% will read the actual post.

Bring a new dimension to your Market Intelligence Projects with Digimind Marketplace


The Market Intelligence function is undergoing profound changes. Web data has become multi-faceted and its volume continues to grow, and at the same time numerous business tools have been widely adopted by business users.

Initiative Q Won't Solve Bitcoin's Problem

Forbes Social Media

Initiative Q should be compared with Stellar, not Bitcoin


Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

#236: How to Clarify Your Message with Donald Miller of StoryBrand

Amy Porterfield

Have you ever struggled to communicate a clear message to your followers? One that grabs AND keeps their attention? Is this scene familiar? You sit down at your computer, fingers on the keyboard, ready to create the perfect content to captivate your audience. You just know this email you're about to send, or the social […]. The post #236: How to Clarify Your Message with Donald Miller of StoryBrand appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

This #XLBossLady Brings Plus Size Fashion To LA

Forbes Social Media

Access to fashion has arguably been one of the greatest struggles for the plus size community. Clothing isn't just fabric we put on our bodies. It's how we articulate who are in the world. Few people know this better than Jessica Hinkle, the owner of LA-based Proud Mary Fashion

Improving the Customer Experience Through In-Store Signage Innovations


As 2018 ends, it remains an uneasy time for brick-and-mortar retailers. When you combine the seemingly never-ending rise in online shopping behavior with the ever-growing specter of online retail monolith Amazon, it can feel as if the retail apocalypse is imminent. Whether considered media hype or fact, it’s hard to refute the hard facts regarding retail store closings in recent years. That said, physicals stores are far from irrelevant.

This Is What Happens At A Cryptocurrency Music Festival

Forbes Social Media

Party on the blockchain? Here's how the kids get down


How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

How to Approach Influencers in Your Niche: Twelve Crucial Tips


The post How to Approach Influencers in Your Niche: Twelve Crucial Tips appeared first on ProBlogger. Do you want to connect with influencers in your niche? Most bloggers do. But many of them go about it the wrong way. Forming relationships with influencers is something you really want to get right.

How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable

Forbes Social Media

The media trailblazer and executive editor of Recode on the power of brutal honesty and her ongoing scrutiny of Silicon Valley. NYSE:TWTR


China's Tech Fortunes Tumble As Investors Turn Away From Public Listings

Forbes Social Media

Technology companies in China have minted a slew of new billionaires worth almost $30.8 billion this year, but many of those fortunes are now sliding downward as investors grow increasingly skeptical of the sector's outlook for future growth

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