October, 2014

How to handle a shitstorm – before, during and after

Mindjumpers

With brands increasing their presence on social media regular crisis are to be expected.

What Social Media Means For Your Business in 2014/2015

yMarketingMatters

SOCIAL MEDIA is no longer a novelty , but a strong marketing tool for small and medium business owners. Businesses have definitely realized and experienced the power and importance of social media.

Interview with Simon Sinek – Start With Why

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I had a chance to catch up with fellow author, Simon Sinek to discuss his book called – Start With Why at the World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. My goal was to go a bit more in-depth on how to get started for B2B marketers, hope you enjoy the interview.

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The Best Tools for Keyword Research, Competitive Analysis and Trending Topics

Adam Sherk

Editorial teams and content creators are always on the lookout for useful tools for keyword research and content planning. To help with that, I’ve put together a list of the best options for keyword research, competitive analysis and monitoring search and social trends.

Social Media Automation 101

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

When the Thing That Goes Bump in the Night is WUL

Waxing UnLyrical

I know people get really tired of the “we’re going away!” ” “we’re back!” ” “we’re going away!” ” “we’re back!” ” type of posts… So… We’re back! Did you miss us?

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Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform

Mindjumpers

“You don’t have Facebook in China?”. “No. And also no Youtube, twitter, Instagram…”. “….”. I am Ursula from China, working with Social Media in Denmark. Whenever I start a conversation around Chinese social media, it probably goes like this.

Social Media News & Updates: September

yMarketingMatters

There are so many changes and updates in the social media world, its hard to keep track of them all if you are busy with the day to day running of your business!

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Visualizing Dirty Jobs

Visually SM

Not every person enjoys working in that coveted corner office.

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2006, social media was building steam in the United States. With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark.

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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.

5 Fast Hacks To Increase Your Twitter Click Through Rate

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Logan Strain. There are few things more satisfying to an online marketer than witnessing your brand’s Twitter account reach critical mass.

Social Media and Procrastination

Saying It Social

A look into why social media sites are the go-to destination for millennials procrastinating, and how businesses can take advantage of these habits. The post Social Media and Procrastination appeared first on.

Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

Mindjumpers

With the growing number of social platforms, businesses have numerous ways to communicate with their customers.? Today we are taking a look at the mobile app ‘Snapchat’, that allows for its users to send images that automatically delete themselves a few seconds after being viewed.

Join Me at the Y in Bergen County!

yMarketingMatters

Come & join me for coffee and breakfast at this FREE power session on: “Social Media for Small & Medium Business Owners” . It’s happening at: WEN: Women’s Empowerment Network. YWCA, 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 07450. Wednesday October 29 at 8:30-10:00 a.m.

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.

Offline Expectations from Online Engagements are Unrealistic

Direct Marketing Observations

Picture this: You’re at a stop light. It seems to be taking forever for it to turn green. You become impatient. You start yelling. You’re wondering why it hasn’t changed. Finally it does change and you peel out. You’re angry because it took entirely too long.

Is Your Business Using the Correct Facebook Profile?

The Social Media Incubator

In our work with many different industries, including education marketing with schools and school districts, we’ve come across many different types of Facebook set ups. There are three types Facebook offers: Profiles, Groups, and Pages.

Win 1 of 20 Gift Cards for a FREE ONE Year of the iDcard

Idaconcpts

a Rafflecopter giveaway. TERMS AND CONDITIONS: A total of 20 gift cards for a free year of the iDcard are available. Only one gift card per person. You must provide me your mailing address via private message on Twitter ( @idaconcpts ) or Facebook ( [link] so I can mail the gift card to you.

Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked

Mindjumpers

The hackers are upon us. Over the past few weeks hundreds of Dropbox passwords seem to have been leaked, and almost 100.000 Snapchat photos were hacked and published online.

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Facebook Messenger Is #1 Messaging App In The U.S.

Firebelly

Despite their outcries about privacy and security concerns, Americans can’t seem to get enough of Facebook Messenger. A recent report by Parks Associates shows that 53% of Americans using messaging apps are on Messenger—putting it in the #1 spot ahead of Skype, Snapchat and iMessage.

What Does it Take to be a Senior Social Media Manager? [Infographic]

Direct Marketing Observations

Think just because you play on Twitter and Instagram, have a Tumblr page and have a Facebook account that you could “do” social media for a large company? You might want to rethink that.,, social media infographic social media manager

Why Marketplace Model Is #Fail For Ecommerce?

Atom Thought

Internet was conceived with a promise and hope that it will cut the intermediaries.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Blind Luck: What To Do With Weird, Unpredictable, and Unavoidable Customer Horror Stories

Navolutions

What do you do when a customer means to order one product, but somehow manages to order another? If it’s a T-shirt or a DVD, you’d probably just exchange it, but what if it’s a really big ticket item that has high shipping costs?

Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches

SocialFish

As dynamic and potent as social media can be for growing businesses and catapulting causes to million-strong audiences, it’s quite easy for the medium to grow stale.

5 Tips To Book A Baller Vegas Trip Affordably That You Haven’t Heard

Jason Yormark

Okay, maybe not celebrity baller, but there are ways to experience an upgraded Vegas experience. I love Vegas. It’s not for everyone. But for me, 2 times a year is standard. There’s just something about a city that’s always on. It’s a place I can go and really do whatever the hell I want and not have to worry about it. The ultimate adult playground.

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Looking For A Social Media-Inspired Halloween Costume? Print This Mark Zuckerberg Mask!

Firebelly

Are you looking for a last-minute Halloween costume idea for a party this weekend? Do you love Facebook? If you answered “yes” to both questions, click on the image below to print the full-size version of this Mark Zuckerberg mask! Happy Halloween! Blog Facebook

Facebook Stickers- Bad Idea Good execution…

Direct Marketing Observations

Did Facebook just jump the shark? Or does it just seem like it? Back in April of 2013, Facebook launched stickers but only in private messages.

Whither WUL?

Waxing UnLyrical

Zomigawd! Where did WUL go?! I’m really, really sorry. I truly didn’t mean to simply blank on you and disappear. The thing is, we’re working on a new look and feel for WUL, as well as incorporating it into my business site (yes, I decided I needed to drink my own coconut water).

How to Write Better Content for Social Media

Convince & Convert

What do you want from social media today? I’ll answer this question for you: When you post something on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ you want tons of people to click and read it. Right? Oh yes, you’ve spent hours on writing your masterpiece, finding a perfect image for it.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Management Consulting

SocialFish

OK, this isn’t an infographic, I lied. But hahahahaha. More like this.