November, 2017

Tips To Build Social Presence and Influence

The Realtime Report

Tips To Build Social Presence and Influence. This is the world of social media. Presence decides purpose and influence decides power. It pays to be in the power circle and here’s how you can do it. Choose your social media.

#measurePR Recap (October 2017): How Gender Bias Affects the Bottom-Line

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips. The October #measurePR Twitter chat focused on the issue of gender bias in advertising and how measurement of gender bias can affect PR. Our guest for the October chat was Angie Jeffrey , APR, ABX’s Vice President of Brand Management.

Free Tools for Startups to Boost Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Nick Rojas. While it’s almost unheard of for businesses to completely ignore social media these days, startups have to be especially mindful of its advantages and uses.

Who will blink first in Canadian community newspaper staredown?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Canadian newspaper industry has, so far, been unsuccessful in securing a Federal government bailout as both readers and advertisers flock to social media for news and entertainment.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Social Media Case Study: How Red Bull Built a Strong Fan Base Online

Devumi

Red Bull is one of the most popular brands on social media. How they pulled it off is an inspiring social media case study. Discover Red Bull’s secrets to being the energetic brand with the incredible video and social media marketing.

Five Situations Where Marketers Should NOT Use Automation

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Godwin Adoga. Automation has been a big win for small and large businesses alike. Any one of us can think of many things we’d rather do instead of laboring over repetitive tasks that a computer could easily take care of.

How Twitter & Facebook are making social media ads more transparent

Sherrilynne Starkie

Fake news is nothing new (think of the National Enquirer founded in 1926), but with last year’s Brexit and US election votes, it’s certainly become more sinister. A certain leader of the free world bandies the term about to denigrate negative media coverage but that’s not an accurate definition.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Tips for Great Storytelling

SocialFish

Love this one!! H/T Poppulo. Photo by Andrew Measham on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

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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.

New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

It’s not news that people search social media for reviews on purchases, hotels, restaurants and such, or that they ask their friends for recommendations. According to the Nielsen Trust in Advertising report , 83% of consumers world-wide trust recommendations from friends and family.

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Routing Your Home: Be Sure To Get A Router That Improves Your Signal

The Realtime Report

Routing Your Home: Be Sure To Get A Router That Improves Your Signal. Every modern home or office needs at least one Wi-Fi router. Wireless internet is so prevalent these days that most people expect it to be available everywhere they go.

It Sucks When You Don’t Win

Waxing UnLyrical

So, not that long ago, I had a massive opportunity fall into my lap. It was big. Like REALLY big. Like the MUTHA of all proposals. I was so so SO excited about it, worked like a crazy person (with my biz partner) to pull it together. And though I say so myself, we did a crackerjack job.

6 Lessons I learned from Seth Godin at SmartHustle Conference

yMarketingMatters

Last week I attended Ramon Ray’s SmartHustle Small Business Conference in New York City. What a day! Ramon will wake up any room at 8 am! He is such an energizing speaker, with a great sense of humor, knowledge and experience. It’s contagious.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Top five: New features tools and services from the ‘Big Three’ (plus Pinterest)

Sherrilynne Starkie

I’m bringing back the weekly top five that was such a popular feature on this blog many years ago. Each week, I’ll highlight the five most important social media news stories of the week (according to me!). This week we have new innovations from Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Pinterest. REPORT.

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we’ve been wanting to figure out how to make it accessible to more people.

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Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Convince & Convert

Live video is nothing new. In fact, live broadcasting has been around since the 1950s. However, while people are increasingly familiar with live video—particularly thanks to Facebook Live—there is still hesitation from companies in adopting this strategy to grow their business.

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Boost Your Business By Knowing What Resources Are Available

The Realtime Report

Boost Your Business By Knowing What Resources Are Available. Despite various economic downturns, statistics for new businesses have remained very consistent since 1995. About 80 percent of these enterprises fail in their first year.

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.

10 Helpful Social Media Writing Tips For Businesses

agora pulse

Your social media strategy may include brand awareness, lead generation or customer retention and these factors are all achieved through one thing. Excellent social media writing skills.

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7 Ways to Use Social Listening to Generate Leads for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Do you want a new way to generate leads for your business? I’ll let you in on a little secret: You need to start listening. Yep, it’s that simple. By intentionally listening to your customers, you’re able to target your niche audience and attract potential leads.

Audience engagement strategies for success

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Most people look at engagement as a program. I look at it as a system. Most look at is as tactical. But if we start with the tactics…we often miss the bigger picture,” explained Priya Bates, president of Inner Strength Communications in an interview for IABC Ottawa’s The Voice Podcast.

The Surprising Connection Between Fundraising and Workplace Culture

SocialFish

We’re excited to present a new webinar for the Foundation Center ! Here’s the description: At the heart of all organizational capacity building is workplace culture, and nonprofits and foundations are no exception to this rule.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Public Relations Trends: How to Explode Your PR with Visuals

Meltwater

Visual content is one of the public relations trends that has exploded recently. Put simply,… Read More.

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Wireless Speakers Are A Great Choice For Your Home

The Realtime Report

Wireless Speakers Are A Great Choice For Your Home. How often do you entertain in your home? Is movie night a regular occurrence over the weekend? Does every sports fan on the block come to your house to watch the main event? If so, you could probably stand to upgrade your speakers.

The Silent Rise of LinkedIn to 500M Members: What Marketers Need to Know for 2018 [SSM069]

Buffer Social

What if I told you that LinkedIn, a social media platform that is now 14 years old, is the next big opportunity for marketers and brands?

5 Video Optimization Tips That Are Incredibly Easy to Follow

agora pulse

The following post was written by Anastasia Melet of wave.video. Video is an incredibly powerful way to connect with your audience on social media – but the format in and of itself is not necessarily the “magic bullet” you’ve been looking for.

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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.

Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram?

Jenn's Trend

We all wanna do our best and put our best foot forward on social media. Instagram is no exception. And, being such a highly visual platform, creating the best content is key! But, how do you know what will perform best on Instagram? That’s what I’m here to help you with!

[Cool Infographic Friday] 51 Amazing Facts about WordPress

SocialFish

We love WordPress, SocialFish is built on it, so couldn’t resist this one. Tip o’ the hat to WebsiteBuilder for sending this along. Photo by Joey Kyber on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

10 Things You Should Never Share on Social Media

Meltwater

With social media, the personal is the professional. If you rely on your online presence… Read More.

How Appification Is Transforming The Internet

The Realtime Report

How Appification Is Transforming The Internet. Apps have taken over the internet in recent years. In 2013, just 7 percent of companies had implemented a mobile app strategy, and 51 percent of companies had no plans to develop one, a FeedHenry survey found.

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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