February, 2017

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Build Your PR Content Strategy with This Targeted Toolbox

Spin Sucks

The shoemaker's children have no shoes has never been more clear than when talking a PR content strategy with communications professionals. Gini Dietrich has 13 tools and tips to help you get started and have a plan by the time you finish reading this article. The post Build Your PR Content Strategy with This Targeted Toolbox appeared first on Spin Sucks.

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. By Varun Sharma. When someone wants a tool to analyze the traffic coming to their website, nothing comes close to Google Analytics (GA). Almost every other website uses it, making the Google software the most popular and trusted analytic solution on the globe today. By tracking traffic you can gain insight into your own strategies. Filters. Goals. AdWords.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Fortunately, content marketers don’t have to do it all themselves. Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). Expert interview roundups (example: iDigic ). GetApp.

The Value of Nonprofit Mentors in 2017

SocialFish

The nonprofit sector is a strong and vibrant community full of people willing to help each other out. And now more than ever, it’s important to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. They get stuff done. And they make a bigger impact. But do you really need a that trusted ally? The goal?

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Welcome To The Video Generation

The Realtime Report

Welcome To The Video Generation By Jason Katz. It’s a revolution in marketing that includes gen Z, Gen Y, Gen X and even Boomers. Peer to peer influence and video content is impacting retail like never before. Content and social networks are the new currency. Influencer marketing is on the precipice of exploding growth. This is greatly impacting their personal shopper journeys. Methodology.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. 71% say they are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals; in fact, consumers report that social media plays almost as big a role in purchasing decisions as does television. These tools can help you find out. 1) Socialbakers. Google Review Count: 345. 16) Nuvi.

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Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ——— My favorite Associations Now author, Ernie Smith, wrote a great article about building community around your most engaged users. Amen–my favorite topic! Kudos to the Boston Globe for recognizing that creating a community for its most engaged readers is a great tactic. But a Facebook Group as the home for that community?

Facebook searches for authenticity, will your business page pass muster?

Janet Fouts

Facebook has updated their algorithms. You know, the ones that decide if anyone sees your content at all? Here's what you need to know. Facebook Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook Fans

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 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit

agora pulse

Is it time for a Twitter audit? Probably so. While juggling other business demands, it’s easy to neglect your social media accounts. That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Find out what’s working well and what needs improvement. So don’t wait any longer. Here are five keys to a killer Twitter audit. Identify Branding Gaps. Assess Private Conversations.

Three Ways to Pitch Journalists—and Get Results

Spin Sucks

There are three easy ways to pitch journalists and get results every time. And it's not by building a big list and sending hundreds of emails at once. Gini Dietrich shares her process, and encourages Spin Sucks readers to share their tips. The post Three Ways to Pitch Journalists—and Get Results appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Three Reasons To Invest In Patient Feedback Management Solutions

The Realtime Report

Three Reasons To Invest In Patient Feedback Management Solutions By Sabrina Egan. In the last several years, the healthcare industry has seen an increased focus in online patient reviews. Below is a list of reasons why healthcare companies should invest in patient feedback solutions in 2017. Responding To Online Reviews Is Vital. Monitoring Online Reputation. Gaining A Competitive Advantage.

Always Up-to-Date Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Sprout Social

Whether it’s a brand promotion, video, news update or even a meme, visual content rules the social media landscape. What has become so important is effectively conveying your brand on social media through images and video. In this quick-scroll world of social media, the visual face of your brand is often times the first thing your audience sees and possibly the one thing they remember. Twitter.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

5 reasons nonprofits have an advantage when it comes to social media

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ———-. If you read [Mizz Information], you already know I have a tendency to skew kind of negative on things. Ok, so yes, maybe I’m stating that a bit more mildly than is precisely accurate but whatever…my point is that, people often accuse me of being too negative. I personally just call it being a realist, but that’s me.

The Truth About How Often to Post in Social Media

Convince & Convert

Will Roe v. Wade be overturned? Will the United States bail on every international treaty to which it has previously signed? Will Nicolas Cage have a late-career resurgence? How often should I post to social media? These (among others) are the central questions of our time. Our friends at CoSchedule, in fact, collated much of it to create this nifty consensus guide on when to post. Click To Tweet.

11 Storytelling Formulas to Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

Legendary marketer, Seth Godin, describes marketing as “the art of telling a story that resonates with your audience and then spreads.” ” If you look at some of the biggest brands around, you might notice that they are often amazing storytellers. Apple tells stories of people challenging the norms. Nike tells stories of people doing the impossible. Ready to jump in? Example: 2.

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Task Delegation for Control Freaks: Stop, Drop, Delegate

Spin Sucks

Do you struggle to effectively delegate tasks, even though you need to? Laura Petrolino shows you how to break the control freak cycle and learn to delegate like a pro with these steps. The post Task Delegation for Control Freaks: Stop, Drop, Delegate appeared first on Spin Sucks. entrepreneur Leadership delegation laura petrolino leadership skills learn to delegate randy hall task delegation

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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.

Social Media Marketing Tips For 2017

The Realtime Report

Social Media Marketing Tips For 2017. Social media marketing, in general, is huge. It’s been expanding over the last few years and now everyone from personal bloggers, online businesses like auster , and even big businesses are utilizing it. But, as with everything online, social media marketing is evolving and changing all the time. Live Video. This looks set to rise to 43% in 2017. Sales.

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15 Common Social Media Questions & Answers

Sprout Social

Whether you’re just getting started with social media marketing, or you’re an experienced marketer, there’s always something new to learn. Asking the right questions can improve your chances of success and help you avoid costly mistakes. In order to help steer you in the right direction, we’ve compiled a list of some common social media questions you might be dying to ask.

How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness

SocialFish

It’s no secret that social media’s strength lies in the user data that it offers to marketers looking to better target their campaigns. . Sites like Facebook and LinkedIn are goldmines of user data! Demographics and psychographics are just a few that you can use to better target local audiences and specific job titles. FACEBOOK : Lookalike Audiences. Select your ideal audience size.

The Difference Between Content Marketing and Social Marketing

Simply Measured

What’s the difference between content marketing and social marketing ? Is it that content marketing focuses on content production and creative thought, while social marketing focuses on making social media as successful a delivery mechanism as possible? I don’t think it’s that simple. Maybe in theory, but not in practice. Simple, right? Roles Depend on Size. Gray area. Am I right?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Buffer Social

Storytelling has always played a part in successful marketing. Stories enable us to build personality and create a connection with consumers. But can we actually tell a story on social media? Is it possible to narrate a story with social media posts that are supposed to be short and sweet? It turns out there are many ways to use social media for storytelling! Ready to dive in? Instagram. Twitter.

Five Reasons Communicators are Frustrated and Lonely

Spin Sucks

The job of communicators can be frustrating and lonely and there are five reasons that lead to both. Gini Dietrich describes them with hints to improve. The post Five Reasons Communicators are Frustrated and Lonely appeared first on Spin Sucks. entrepreneur Professional Development communications industry lonely at the top marketing in the round pr industry silos

3 Reasons Why It’s Worth Paying For Social Media Advertising

The Realtime Report

3 Reasons Why It’s Worth Paying For Social Media Advertising. The majority of social media platforms offer their own advertising services, but it seems there are many businesses that do not believe it can benefit their business. Have a look at the three reasons below why it’s worth paying for advertising on the popular social media platforms. You’ll Be Able To Build A Bigger Audience.

Ultimate Guide to Measuring Social Media ROI

Sprout Social

Social media ROI is one of the most heavily debated topics in the online marketing world. Because measuring the effectiveness of social media marketing efforts isn’t as clear cut as, say, running a Google AdWords campaign. It’s hard to tell how much revenue a Tweet you sent out last week brought in, or if your last Instagram post boosted your bottom line. 38% said poor tools. Don’t worry.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Director of Marketing , Association for Talent Development – ATD seeks a Director of Marketing to support a dynamic organization serving those who develop talent in their organizations.

The Difference Between Content Marketing and Social Marketing

Simply Measured

What’s the difference between content marketing and social marketing ? Is it that content marketing focuses on content production and creative thought, while social marketing focuses on making social media as successful a delivery mechanism as possible? I don’t think it’s that simple. Maybe in theory, but not in practice. Simple, right? Roles Depend on Size. Gray area. Am I right?

The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan

Razor Social

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that content marketing is now a predominant force in the world of business. Because it is the only marketing method which is completely focused on satisfying the often complex and fast changing needs of modern consumers. It is marketing that doesn’t feel like marketing and as such pulls people in and engages them in a relationship with a brand.

How Being Generous on Social Media Will Change Your Life

Spin Sucks

Social media can change your life. And being generous in the online world even more. If you don't open your virtual door to the people around, if you don't genuinely connect with other professionals, you will never know where that relationship might lead to. Paula Kiger shares the curious case of a professor who advised readers to quit social media in order to preserve their careers. Are You Drunk?

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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