June, 2017

How a Trip to Antigua Dropped Into My Lap Thanks to Intentionality

Waxing UnLyrical

Would you believe I literally dreamed up a trip to Antigua? Had this not happened to me, I would have called myself crazy, or “woo woo,” or maybe something even more colorful. But it did.

How to Make Your Content Stand Out in 2017: Three Expert Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Ever get the feeling that many of the digital marketing tactics effective in the past—even a year ago—no longer work as well as they used to? You’re not alone. Keyword research, solid on-page SEO, and sharing content across the most popular social networks is still essential.

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Here’s my recap of some of the highlights.

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Marketing, Membership and Comms Association Jobs – June 27

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. .

Social Media Automation 101

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

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What Kind of Decisions Would You Make if Your Future Didn’t Depend on it?

Direct Marketing Observations

What if you had no filter? What if there were no repercussions for your actions both offline and online? What kind of world would that be? That would be 2017, where streaming your crimes, your transgressions or other people’s flaws, misdeeds, and imperfections on your phone seem to be the norm.

Graduates- Think about Your Brand

Janet Fouts

As Universities release students into the “real world” many are underprepared for today’s job market. Most students have a social media presence of some sort, but thinking about a professional brand hasn’t been high on their priority list.

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Boomer Bootcamp!

SocialFish

Message for SocialFish readers from my friend Shira Harrington – please share if you know anyone who might be interested!

How Do I Share A Facebook Post To Twitter?

SocMed Sean

Well, I kinda figured this was going to happen. Last week, I responded to an email asking me how I post my tweets or tweets I liked to my Facebook page. It took off over the weekend, garnering a ton of tweets and retweets.

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.

Not Just About The Booth: Ways To Dress For Trade Show Success

The Realtime Report

Not Just About The Booth: Ways To Dress For Trade Show Success. Trade shows are all about impressing prospective clients and customers, so you want to make sure that everything you do is geared toward the people who stop by your booth.

Why I’m Grateful to My Grandma on Father’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

This is a pic of my dad & me when I was just a young ‘un, circa She’s Still Sucking Her Thumb: I’m the eldest in my family, born when my dad was just 23. That boggles my mind. Most people aren’t even “adulting” at 23, but my dad was … well, a dad!

Which Facebook Ad Objective Should I Choose?

agora pulse

Have you ever been confused as to which Facebook Ad objective you should choose when setting up your Facebook Ad campaigns? I see too many people stumbling at this very first hurdle when setting up their ads, so they revert to the easier method of just boosting their posts.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! .

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

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. .

5 Easy Ways to Organically Increase Your App Downloads and Lift Rankings

SocMed Sean

This week we welcome guest blogger Robert Everett. Robert is a content and marketing specialist at one of the leading essay writing companies.

Avoid These Mobile Marketing Mistakes At All Costs

The Realtime Report

Avoid These Mobile Marketing Mistakes At All Costs. It’s been said that if you build it, they will come. But that simply isn’t true, and never was. That’s why companies of all sizes hire sales people, and pay large commissions for sales.

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#measurePR Recap (May 2017): From Cadillacs to Shoestrings

Waxing UnLyrical

In May, we saw a fab team from Mississippi State University Extension Service take their seats at the #measurePR “table.” ” You see, my friend Elizabeth Gregory North had been telling me of how they’ve been doing a lot of research with both small and large budgets recently.

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.

Why Social Media Automation Will Eventually Kill Social Media (Unless We Do Something About It)

agora pulse

Let me take you back in time — to May 2017. I popped into my Agorapulse dashboard and saw this tweet. Tools to Help Your Business Succeed In 2016…” followed by a list of tools. Did I mention that it was May *2017*?

4 LinkedIn Tools that Will Change the Way You Think About LinkedIn

Razor Social

If you are in B2B marketing or otherwise tasked with sourcing leads for your company, LinkedIn is one of the most powerful platforms you can use to grow your business.

Hot Association Marcomm Jobs – Week of June 7

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.

5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Program is Failing

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many small business owners and marketing teams jump on social media expecting fast results. They are quickly disappointed when what they thought was a well thought out social media strategy, campaign or program fall flat on its face.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

4 Must Have Features of an Online Shopping Cart

The Realtime Report

4 Must Have Features of an Online Shopping Cart. If your business is online today, and most are, you really must consider the implementation of an online shopping cart.

PR Crisis Comms in Action: Top 7 Social Media Fires of 2017 (So Far)

Meltwater

In a year where an average Joe has the gall to mansplain the Bible to… Read More.

Think You Can Apply a SWOT Analysis to Social Media Marketing?

agora pulse

Businesses, non-profits, and even social groups aim to stay relevant and desirable to their customers, members, and target audiences. People only have so much money, time, and attention. How do these organizations keep from going under? Why apply SWOT to social media strategy?

The Complete Guide to Using Stock Photos in Your Marketing

Buffer Social

When you hear the term ‘stock photo’, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? My hunch is it’s probably a photo of a group of friends awkwardly laughing, business people staring at charts on a wall, or something along those lines. Probably not the best connotations, right?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How to Generate Association Revenue Through Grants – It’s Easier Than You Think

SocialFish

By Amy Gitchell, GrowthZone AMS. “We We need to do more fundraising and generate more revenue.”. It’s a familiar refrain of organizations of all types and sizes. A commonly overlooked solution to the challenge is to seek funds for specific programs and projects by applying for grants.

Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements.

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12 Ways To Keep Your Customers Happy

The Realtime Report

12 Ways To Keep Your Customers Happy. Running a business means that your customers become your top priority. Without the people who purchase your products and services, your business would quickly start to have trouble and eventually fail.

The 5-Step Process That Will Transform Your PR Recruiting Efforts

Meltwater

Whether you’re replacing an employee who has moved on to greener pastures, or finally obtained… Read More.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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