September, 2016

Fluency of Culture, Not Language, Is Key to Winning Big in Global Online Markets

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Charles Whiteman. The smartest companies are always looking to reach untapped markets. These days, most are finding success by engaging new global consumers through digital channels.

Do You Have the Right Volunteer Culture?

SocialFish

All associations and membership organizations have two distinct workforces: staff and volunteers. And if we’re honest, we’ll admit that we have a love/hate relationship with the volunteer side. We love them because they end up producing a significant volume of work—without pay.

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Troubleshooting Your Video Conference Tools: 4 Basic Questions To Ask

The Realtime Report

Troubleshooting Your Video Conference Tools: 4 Basic Questions To Ask. Video conferencing software today isn’t as difficult to use as it was ten or even five years ago. It is designed to be as easy to use, reliable, and accessible as possible with the bare minimum of problems.

13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used

Viper Chill

Copyblogger has long been one of the most authoritative blogs on copywriting and content marketing. While they used to reveal their most popular blog posts in their sidebar (sorted by most comments) it seems that is no longer the case. But what if it was?

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Four Untrue Myths of Association Innovation that Stop Us in Our Tracks

SocialFish

Myths are stories that are intended to teach us. Don’t fly too high but also don’t fly too low, said Icarus’s dad. But there are also stories that keep us stuck.

Increase Your Business With Social Media and SEO

The Realtime Report

Increase Your Business With Social Media and SEO. If you want to improve your business, then you need to use social media along with your SEO strategies. Many businesses feel that since they have a SEO plan in place, they don’t need to leverage the power of social media.

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How to Start Your Facebook Business Page: A Complete Guide

Sprout Social

With more than 50 million businesses on Facebook, the social network has become one of the staple channels to further market your brand. Even though so many brands have a strong presence on Facebook, several more are trying to get started off on the right foot.

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How to Use Social Media for a Product Launch

Simply Measured

2016 Social + Digital Marketing Predictions Download. At least 2.3 billion people around the world are actively using social media, according to Statista. Brands are flocking to social media channels because that’s where their customers are.

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 Ways Boring B2B Brands Can Kill It With Content

Convince & Convert

B2B brands have the challenge of engaging fans despite boring content. These illuminating examples prove that B2B can have fun with content marketing. Social Media Strategy 3M b2b marketing GE how to make b2b sexy humanize your brand ISS Social Media Marketing storytelling visual storytelling

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10 Brands Killing It On Instagram in 2016

Talkwalker SM

With over 500 million monthly active users , Instagram has become a prime target for brands trying to reach new audience segments. After all, an image is worth a thousand words (and works in several languages). Yet how do you make the most of this social network?

6 Ways to Engage Nonprofit Volunteers

SocialFish

Tip o the hat to Elevation for this one! photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

5 Tips To Secure Your Business Success

The Realtime Report

5 Tips To Secure Your Business Success. Succeeding in business is something that all of us aspire to. Think about it, none of us go into business to be mediocre, right? I started my first business many years ago and found that after three years in business I was facing having to close the doors.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

13 Tips to Create Better Live Videos

Jenn's Trend

Have you been wanting to start hosting (or host more) live videos to develop your brand? Great! Then you’re ready to embrace the trend that is dominating social media. But first you want to know how you can create better live videos.

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How to Prioritize Your Social Media To-Do List

Simply Measured

I’m often asked: With so much to do and so little time to do it all in, how do you prioritize your social media tasks? While researching the best cat GIF’s and 90s memes can be fun, there is real work to be done and it can get very overwhelming on a medium that never stops.

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Marketing Minds: Maddy Osman – SEO Content Specialist @ The Blogsmith

Puzzle Marketer

One of the best ways to evolve as a marketing professional is to generate, collaborate, and nurture ideas among like-minded peers.

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Longer Tweets Are Coming: All You Need to Know About Twitter’s 140 Character Update

Buffer Social

Twitter is about to make a big change to the way tweets work. From today, it’s reported that Twitter is cutting back on what types of content will use up its 140-character limit.

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.

Three Engagement Myths, Busted.

SocialFish

No Feeds Found. ICMYI – in case you missed them, here’s a selection of Jamie’s posts on Association Success from August, each “busting a myth” about engagement. The Employee Engagement Trap.

Top 7 Online Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing

Kikolani

In 1996, Bill Gates declared that “ content is king ,” and, twenty years later, his words apply to marketing in ways he never anticipated. The success of content marketing makes sense.

Facebook’s Privacy Settings (Infographic)

SocialTimes Facebook

Let’s face it: Most Facebook users just don’t understand the privacy options available to them, despite numerous initiatives by the social network to address this issue.

How Starbucks Generates Over 270k in Engagement for Each Instagram Post

Simply Measured

It is #NationalCoffeeDay and, since we are in Seattle, it would be strange not to talk about Starbucks.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

What Do Design and Innovation Leaders Talk About on Twitter? (Report)

SocialTimes Twitter

From social media and mobile platforms to artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things , the evolution of technology is driven by design leaders who work to discover innovative solutions to the challenges of the modern world.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

How great is the Internet! One of the most impactful, viral, influential services you can perform online is to read stuff and tell people what you like. It’s true!

27 things CRM can do for you

SocialFish

People working in the field of sales and marketing might be familiar with CRM or Customer Relationship Management software.

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How to Create the Ultimate Social Media Content Strategy

Sprout Social

It is easy to get overwhelmed when you dive head first into the social media pool. Floundering around with no purpose to your social media promotion is ineffective and time-consuming. What you need is a strategy to increase the effectiveness and engagement of your content.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016

Kikolani

WordPress theme frameworks provide website owners with a theme’s basic functionality and allow them to modify its look and feel. If you have been using WordPress for maintaining your website, you’d probably know how popular and useful these WordPress frameworks are.

Facebook at Work Launching ‘in the Next Few Weeks’

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook at Work may be coming to a workplace near you in the next few weeks. The Information reported the impending launch of Facebook at Work—which was initially announced in January 2015 –and Facebook confirmed the news to Josh Constine of TechCrunch.

The New Social Metrics You Need to Know

Simply Measured

Your social content is the source of more conversation about your brand, traffic to your website, and purchasing consideration of your products than you now realize — and more than you might be measuring today. Owned, Earned, Paid, and Dark Social: Definitions, and Where to Begin Download.

A Journey Or A Destination?

Twist Image

Is your life a journey or a destination? Alan Watts - Why Your Life Is Not A Journey. Alan Watts - Why Your Life Is Not A Journey from David Lindberg on Vimeo. thanks for the find, Tom Webster ). brand. brand savant. business blog. creativity. culture. david lindberg. digital marketing.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.