April, 2017

17 Lessons I’ve Learned in the 17 Years Since I Came to America

Waxing UnLyrical

Swiping through Facebook this morning, I realized that today marked a unique anniversary for me: 17 years ago today, I landed in the United States for the very first time, knowing that I was stepping into a whole new life.

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social customer relationship management (CRM) was being written about as a distinct product category as far back as 2008, but market interest really began to take off the following year.

Why You Should Clean Your Social Connections

Ari Herzog

The purpose of LinkedIn , according to the company, is “to connect the world’s professionals to allow them to be more productive and successful.

The Great AMS Shakeup and what to do about it

SocialFish

With the current shakeup in the association technology space with the merger of Abila, YourMembership and Aptify , association executives are left to wonder what will happen to services and products–not to mention their long-term relationships with their existing AMS partners–as a result.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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How to add Live-stream contributors to your Facebook page

Janet Fouts

In their continuing effort to grow video use, and especially live-stream on Facebook pages, the platform just added a way for you to have live-streaming guest posters on your page!

Why I Cut the Cord to Cable

Ari Herzog

My adventure began six years ago. I resisted online streaming for a long time. I liked my digital cable channel lineup. I borrowed movies from friends and checked out DVDs from the library.

How-To Video: Help! I Need a Viral Video

SocialFish

I was part of a team that filmed a series of short how-to videos with 5:00 Films & Media as they prep for their first #MMCCon. I’ll be posting a few of the videos for you here in the run up to the conference – because these guys are awesome and they really know their stuff. Enjoy!

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The Most Important Step In Your Online Presence: Your Website

The Realtime Report

The Most Important Step In Your Online Presence: Your Website. Whether you run a small business, are selling your crafts on the side, or job hunting, you should never neglect the most important part of your online presence and that is having your own website. Don’t be fooled by what other people say.

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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.

Social Media Comic: I Don’t Get Snapchat

SocMed Sean

As you may or may not know, my social media comic strips come from actual conversations that I have had with friends, family members, and clients. This conversation in this comic strip about Snapchat has happened quite a few times, so I thought I’d capture it in cartoon format.

This Is What My “I F’d Up” Face Looks Like

Waxing UnLyrical

This is my “AARGH I F’D UP PLEASE FORGIVE ME” face. Which you would have seen on Facebook on Friday, if you’re a part of my “Social PR Posse” group.

Working mindfully – Inside Shift with Emma J Bell, @thetrueyoubook

Janet Fouts

Listen to the Inside Shift Podcast with Emma Bell and learn how mindfulness has impacted my life and my business for the better. mindful social podcast

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Trump Administration Hires Official Bloggers

Ari Herzog

In response to the rising tide of fake news and misinformation, senior White House officials are approaching bloggers who may not have necessarily voted for the President to nevertheless work for the administration, counterpunch the naive, and promote verified stories.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

How to Promote a Cause on Facebook

SocialFish

The integration of social media in marketing has changed the game forever. Pushing a more socialized agenda by allowing for greater user participation is doing wonders for cause promotion, in particular.

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How To Protect Your Data With Office 365

The Realtime Report

How To Protect Your Data With Office 365. Many organizations are either considering or deploying Office 365 to create, edit, share and collaborate on the cloud.

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Social Media Comic – WordPress vs The.NET Shop

SocMed Sean

Today’s social media comic is reflective of a conversation I have had with leaders at multiple agencies.

Big Research Smarts for Small Budgets

Waxing UnLyrical

Happy Sunday! As you catch up on your reading, I thought I’d point you to a very interesting read on using Twitter to extract meaningful insights. It’s a post by Andrew Hutchinson on Social Media Today , which has been languishing in my inbox for a while.

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.

Please check the dates of Posts, do not go for outdated Earning Opportunities, Deals ETC.

Social Media Network Marketing

Please check the dates of Posts, do not go for outdated Earning Opportunities, Deals ETC

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Why I Cut the Cord to Cable

Ari Herzog

My adventure began six years ago. I resisted online streaming for a long time. I liked my digital cable channel lineup. I borrowed movies from friends and checked out DVDs from the library.

Special Announcement

SocialFish

As you all know, I am now fully immersed in startup land with WorkXO and our culture analysis and culture change work.

Why Email Marketing Is Still Important For Modern Business

The Realtime Report

Why Email Marketing Is Still Important For Modern Business. With all of the new technologies and methods of communication that are available today, it’s easy to take email for granted.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Build a Brand on Instagram

agora pulse

Want to learn how to take advantage of Instagram and build your brand with it? Instagram is one of the most exciting and hottest social media platforms right now. A year ago, I decided to take Instagram more seriously.

You Have $100 to Spend on Social Media Marketing. Here’s One Way to Spend It.

Buffer Social

How big is your social media budget? I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing and others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer). Regardless of how much you spend, you aim to spend it well.

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Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Times are changing. Keeping up with the content demands of successful brand, audience and content marketing can be challenging even for the most experienced and qualified brands and marketers.

Why You Should Clean Your Social Connections

Ari Herzog

The purpose of LinkedIn , according to the company, is “to connect the world’s professionals to allow them to be more productive and successful.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

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.

How To Succeed As A Solo Attorney

The Realtime Report

How To Succeed As A Solo Attorney. Being a solo attorney has its advantages, with the most significant ones being the freedom to be your own boss and the ability to select your own cases.

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4 Instagress Alternatives That Won’t Leave You

agora pulse

Marketers across the Instasphere are crying because their favorite automation tool Instagress is gone. Quickly these folks are asking their friends and Dr. Google for Instagress alternatives to keep their Insta-mojo going. We can help — but not without a little lecture beforehand.

The New Social: How Social Media Is Changing the Job Market

Meltwater

Social media is changing the world; it affects how we communicate and share news, how… Read More.

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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