Thu.May 09, 2019

[Timeline] A Brief History of Influencers

Social Media Today

It’s official, the word "influencer" made the English dictionary this week - but influencer marketing is far from a new concept

Jenn Herman’s Three Favorite Not-So-Secret Instagram Tips for You

agora pulse

Recently, we had Instagram expert Jenn Herman explore Agorapulse’s new Instagram features on a Facebook Live. During that broadcast, she gave us Instagram tips that were so good, we have to share them—especially because they were told to us like we’re best friends swapping awesome ideas. Want to learn some of Jenn’s tips for getting more reach and engagement? Then read on! Is Tagging Users a Good Idea?


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What Makes A Good Social Media Manager?

Social Media Today

I posted this question on our Instagram story to see what our followers would come up with. Here is what we heard back

IBM, the blue giant of innovation [Interview]


The Blue Giant. That's the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of IBM. But IBM is much more. It is a brand with a long history in the world of technology, but it is also synonymous with innovation and cutting edge. This week, we spoke with Álvaro Saavedra López (Cognitive Solutions Leader for Banking & Financial Markets in Spain, Portugal, Greece & Israel).

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.

Facebook Automated Ads Help Small Businesses Meet Social Advertising Goals

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced its new plan to help small businesses meet their Facebook and Instagram advertising goals: Facebook Automated Ads

Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Marie Johnson. If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you know how challenging it is to get the attention of today’s buyers. B2B marketers are struggling more than ever to get targeted prospects to engage; almost 60 percent say it’s a challenge for them to generate new leads, according to Chief Marketers’ 2019 B2B Marketing Outlook report. Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels.

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Managing A Family Law Office

The Realtime Report

Managing A Family Law Office. When it comes to running your own legal firm, it makes sense to learn from other operations that have reached some level of success. There’s a lot you can learn from a Redwood City family attorney. Consider this reality: law school isn’t as much about running a business as it is about teaching attorneys how to navigate the law. Certainly, what legislation applies to a business’s operation will be explored.

7 Google Search Shortcuts You Need to Know

Social Media Today

Seven time-saving Google search shortcuts

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What Makes Meltwater Standout Amongst the Others


Culture is extremely important at Meltwater. It starts with our CEO and flows downstream from there, with each employee knowing that they have a stake in it. It’s something that… Read More >>>. Blog Corporate Comms


Facebook Expands WhatsApp Mobile Payments, Eases Policy on Crypto Ads

Social Media Today

The social network also announced a crackdown on ads for financial services that are associated with predatory behavior

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.

#262: Feeling Frazzled and Overworked? How to Prioritize What Matters Most with Kate Northrup

Amy Porterfield

Feeling frazzled and overworked? No spare time on the horizon? I've been noticing a theme lately and it's the idea that less is more. The first quarter of this year was crazy busy and I'm looking forward to a season where I can slow down. But to be honest, this scares my entrepreneurial brain. I […]. The post #262: Feeling Frazzled and Overworked? How to Prioritize What Matters Most with Kate Northrup appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

Countering Online Extremism Is Too Important To Leave To Facebook

Forbes Social Media

Facebook reminds us how little we actually know about the success or failure of Silicon Valley’s counter-terrorism efforts

The Secrets of Making Money Blogging


The post The Secrets of Making Money Blogging appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on episode 133 of the ProBlogger podcast. In interviews I often get asked something like, “What’s your number one secret to making money online?”. That’s a hard question to answer, because ultimately there’s no one ‘secret’ and no single way to make money online. People use lots of different methods, and in this post I’ll be taking a quick look at some of them. Blogging isn’t a ‘get rich quick’ scheme.

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Facebook CoFounder Chris Hughes Says It's Time to Break It Up

Forbes Social Media

The drumbeat of concern about the perils of our digital economy just got a lot louder. Facebook co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg college roommate Chris Hughes is now urging that Facebook be broken up

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Researchers Have Few Guidelines When It Comes To Using Your Data Ethically

Forbes Social Media

Most people don’t think about the amount of data they generate over the course of a normal day or how it's being used by researchers. We need better guidelines for consent, privacy & confidentiality, ownership, custodianship, and data sharing in order to protect data from being misused

Is Ireland Too Soft With GDPR Enforcement, Or Just Being Prudent?

Forbes Social Media

With the EU's GDPR in effect for nearly a year, some privacy advocates say enforcement in some quarters - particularly Ireland - is lax. Others counsel patience, saying it takes time to set legal precedents that will withstand the inevitable court challenges

Facebook's Disaster Maps And The Limits Of Privacy Preservation

Forbes Social Media

As Facebook provides additional details of its Disaster Maps’ inner workings, it reminds us how it sees our personal data and the limitations even of the most advanced privacy techniques

While You Were Watching Mueller, Barr, Trump & Whoever, You've Been Under Constant Surveillance

Forbes Social Media

The current digital infrastructure we all love is also the greatest surveillance machine in the history of mankind. There are countless digital systems that track where we are, where we go, what we eat, what we think, who we like, where we bank, what we know and who we hate, and more. Is that OK

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.