Mon.Dec 17, 2012

Social Network Ad Spend To Rise 48% in Asia-Pacific Region

The Realtime Report

Social ad spending in the Asia-Pacific region will grow faster than social ad spending in North America or Western Europe, according to a new report from eMarketer.

Pinterest’s List of Imitators – Part 1

Idaconcpts

The rise of Pinterest as one of the most visited sites on the Internet is well known. The graph above tells the story better than anybody else: Pinterest and its CEO , Ben Silbermann, have the eyeballs. Therefore, it is not a surprise that there are lot of Pinterest copycats running around.

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2013: Clicks and Mortar

Geoff Livingston

Image by CRUSTINA! The big digital media shift in 2013 has little to do with new mobile applications or social networks. Rather, it revolves around how brick and mortar businesses — and in particular stores and entertainment venues — integrate social into their physical brand experiences.

Optimize: a Discussion with Lee Odden [Video]

Waxing UnLyrical

I don’t do a lot of book reviews. Because I don’t like to skim books, I really read them, and that takes time. And time is the most precious thing we have.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

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Social media offers innovative ways to reach out

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Ekaterina Walter, a social innovator at Intel and the author of “ Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg ”.

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Case Study: What Is Required To Go From Idea To Reality?

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Ruan Oosthuizen. Disaster may come at any given moment. Normally I try not to but sometimes you just can’t help expecting the worst. Why is that?

Free as a Marketing Strategy

Engaging Brand

Here are 5 ways that free can work as part of the marketing strategy mix. Use free digital products to gain customer information.

Social Media in 2013 [VIDEO]

Jeff Esposito

social media

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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.

Blogging on the Bleeding Edge: Create Content that Gets Liked, Shared, and Talked About

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Glen Andrews of Glen-Andrews.com. There are two types of content… Regurgitated content. This is content, or information, that’s been shared throughout a niche for years. It doesn’t really excite anyone anymore.

Google+ Is Going Mobile

Small Business Mavericks

Google announced last week that several improvements were rolled out to the Google+ platform. Many of the improvements have to do with Android, Events, and mobile phones. Here are a few of the improvements that Google+ announced: On-the-go profile editing. An easier way to author content on mobile platforms. A notice when a mobile user has new stuff to read. Mobile notifications from your favorite Google+ circles. Better interaction with Google+ Communities for the mobile phone and tablet.

Blog Design for ROI Rule #5: Engage Readers On Archive Pages—Fast!

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. The purpose of a blog archive page, such as a category page or even the blog homepage, is to maximize the average number of blog posts read by any visitor.