November, 2016

6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Jill Phillips. Instagram has rapidly grown into one of the largest social platforms, boasting more than 500 million daily users. More than fifty percent of Instagram users are followers of different brands on the network.

Associations Respond to the 2016 Election Results

SocialFish

Associations traditionally send out a bland proforma statement in support of or welcoming the incoming administration after Presidential elections. cough, ASAE, cough ).

Are your social media accounts ready for 2017?

Janet Fouts

Bring your social sites up to date with a quick review to be sure of a Happy New Year! social business Social Media in Action Social Media

#SocialPR Spotlight: Duncan Alney

Waxing UnLyrical

I love introducing you to all my Social PR Virtuosos, but this week, I’m particularly stoked! You see, Duncan Alney – who’s profiled below – and I have known each other since high school. Yes, that’s how long we go back!

Social Media Automation 101

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

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4 Smart Ways to Avoid Burnout For Nonprofit Professionals

SocialFish

Guest Post by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, Co-Authors, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. . Working at a nonprofit can be a pressure cooker.

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Agile Marketing in B2B

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Agile marketing increasingly is being recognized as a powerful key to content effectiveness. Buyer interest and trends can change in the blink of an eye, in particular as social and other media drive the news.

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The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Matt Press. trillion ads are shown online every year. The statistics look impressive – but did they make you feel anything? Probably not. Chances are that most people reading this article will have forgotten those numbers by the time they reach the conclusion.

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The Importance of Real Time Data In Business

The Realtime Report

The Importance of Real Time Data In Business. The most important asset anyone can have in business is good data. Success in the business world is all about making decisions, making them well and making them quickly. And the better informed one is, the easer that is to do.

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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.

A Digital Lens on the U.S. Election

Dave Fleet

One day after the U.S. election and the dissection of the reasons for the outcome is well underway. Richard Edelman, in a thoughtful town hall meeting with our global team today – and now captured on his blog – laid out a communications-focused lens on what happened, as well as some well-reasoned ideas on what businesses should look to do in the wake of the results. Twitter Triumphs over The New York Times”.

Paid advertising on Facebook: the boost your content needs?

PWB Marketing Blog

Is Facebook marketing – you know, the “free” marketing all businesses should be taking advantage of – becoming a pay-to-play landscape? In short, yes. But before we start bemoaning our budgets, let’s consider why this shift isn’t really a bad thing.

Three ways to stretch your marketing budget

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Liz Scherer. Hire her for your content marketing! ———-. Lean doesn’t have to be ineffective: conquering your marketing budget woes with content.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Storytelling, PR, and Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

[Ed: we’d originally paused our publishing schedule as we had no idea how today was going to turn out. Now that we know who POTUS45 is going to be, I think Todd’s guest post is particularly pertinent.]. Guest Post by Todd Murphy. Buzzwords!

Cyber Security Threats To Keep You Awake At Night

The Realtime Report

Cyber Security Threats To Keep You Awake At Night. As if it wasn’t bad enough that there are people out there in the world who have made it their mission to breach and steal our secure information, now they’re doing it using very sophisticated spyware.

12 Ways to Use Instagram for Small Business

Sprout Social

We all know the power of Instagram. Huge companies like Coca Cola, Starbucks and Nike dominate the space. Companies with established followings seems to have no problems getting engagement and results. But how can you use Instagram for small business?

Facebook Adds ‘Everyone Who Engaged With Your Page’ to Custom Audiences

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook added a new targeting option to custom audiences : “everyone who engaged with your page.”.

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.

You Have More Content than You Realize

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Chris Scavo, Digital Marketing Strategist at Informz. This is the first in a series of posts with great advice about content marketing. Look out for the next posts in the series! ————-. Generating content can be an arduous task.

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Looking Good on Paper: Writing a Memorable Bio

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Elaine Andrus. Thanks to cell phones, people have shorter attention spans than goldfish. But they’re also more eager than ever to make connections with authentic, genuine people.

3 Things You Can Learn From Daryl Katz

The Realtime Report

3 Things You Can Learn From Daryl Katz. Whether you’re a fresh, young entrepreneur or you’re simply looking for ways to make your business grow, one of the best ways you can learn is by taking note of positive examples. Daryl Katz is one well known businessman from whom you can learn.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

A Complete Calendar of Hashtag Holidays for 2017

Sprout Social

From Puppy Day to Awkward Moments Day, there’s an occasion for just about anything. Ignored by traditional calendars these hashtag holidays are celebrated ad nauseum on social media.

Facebook, Messenger, Instagram in a Single Inbox for Businesses

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced that businesses on the social network can now link their Facebook, Messenger and Instagram accounts and receive all communications from those channels in a single inbox.

Applying Design Thinking to Your Organization: New CEO Workshop

SocialFish

On December 15, a small group of forward looking executives will spend a day learning about and practicing alternative paths to leadership and innovation by applying Design Thinking tools to product, innovation and engagement “laboratories.” Click here for more details (See participants’ list below).

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes. I read hundreds of articles and enrolled in as many marketing courses that I could possibly get my hands on.

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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.

Your One Thing

Waxing UnLyrical

Thank you to all our veterans, every day, but especially today. You are remarkable. The 2016 presidential election is over. Some of us are ecstatic, some of us are distraught. And there are a whole lot of other emotions at play, and which may take days, or weeks, or months, to process.

Instant Sales Plus Higher Conversion With These Ecommerce Tips

The Realtime Report

Instant Sales Plus Higher Conversion With These Ecommerce Tips. Developing and managing an online store is both easy and difficult. The ecommerce platforms and the vast internet marketing instruments available allow you to quickly set up and promote your online store.

Beyond Likes: 9 Facebook Analytics You Must Be Measuring

Kikolani

When it comes to Facebook, we’re all guilty of one thing: focusing on ‘likes’. We all want more. 10,000 likes, 100,000 likes, a million likes! We set big goals to grow our Facebook fan pages all based on this one simple metric. But here’s the secret. Facebook ‘likes’ aren’t very useful.

6 Creative Social Media Tactics to Produce Better Content

Sprout Social

Marketers are under a lot of pressure to make sure their campaigns get noticed on social media. With so many businesses active across all social platforms, the content you’re publishing has to be more innovative, creative and engaging than ever.

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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