Sat.Apr 05, 2014 - Fri.Apr 11, 2014

NEW! Essentials of Online Community Management On-Demand Course

SocialFish

I’ve partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). We designed this course for community managers (full or part-time) and the executives who oversee community management.

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Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign

yMarketingMatters

It seems I have been writing a lot of social media “update” blogs recently: Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed and Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages. Yes, now Twitter started rolling out its new profile redesign on Tuesday April 8th.

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5 Power Tips for Writing Killer Blog Headlines for SEO and People

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , blogging , Content Creation , Content Marketing , Social Media & SEO Tags: blogging , content marketing , seo and headlines , tips for good headlines , Write Great Headlines , writing great headlines How to write blog headlines that get found and shared!

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5 Tips To Assist Your Content Production Work Flow

Mindjumpers

More than ever before brands must continuously find creative and innovative ways to connect with their target group. Creating relevant and valuable content acts as a doorway that will initiate conversation and keep your target group interested.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Reimagining education in the digital age

SocialFish

Two slide decks on this topic caught my eye, embedded for ya here. Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard.

Subtweets: Trash Talk or Invaluable Customer Intelligence

Firebelly

Subtweets: is it something that people in their early twenties do (and useless to marketing people) or does it contain hidden customer experience gems. There’s been a quiet phenomenon evolving in the social media landscape over the past several years.

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5 Big Twitter Changes, New Facebook Right-Hand Rail Ads & “Pin It” Explores New Platforms | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Instagram , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , Instagram , instant twitter notifications , Pinterest , right hand column ads , right hand rail ads , social media , Social Media Snapshot , Twitter , Twitter profile changes Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

How to deal with Gmail’s new Promotions Tab

SocialFish

This post by Tom Corbett is reposted with permission from Business2Community. ———– Early this week, Gmail announced they were trialing a new functionality for their promotions tab for desktop. From the get-go, our entire Dev team signed up to kick the tires.

Design Thinking: Why Does It Even Matter?

Firebelly

You’re probably wondering what design thinking is all about and what its role at Firebelly is… Put simply, it’s a way of thinking that gets the root of any problem, no matter how big or small, or how ambiguous it might be.

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Social Networks See Majority of Traffic Coming From Mobile

The Realtime Report

Mobile is accounting for a huge portion of social networking use; for newer platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and Vine, use is “almost exclusively mobile.”

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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.

Twitter Changes User Profiles

The Social Media Incubator

On Tuesday, April 8, Twitter announced they will be updating their site with a whole new profile design for Twitter users. This new web profile may look familiar to frequent social media users, as it takes a Facebook-like approach. The look of the profile won’t be the only thing changing.

ePatient 2015: Healthcare Associations, Are You Ready?

SocialFish

'Excited to point you to my friend Rohit Bhargava’s new book, ePatient 2015: 15 Surprising Trends Changing Healthcare : From his blog post introducing the book , Rohit states: “As I continued thinking about the future of healthcare and watched the landscape changes happening across the world – both due to technology changes and political changes – it became clear that the story was much bigger than doctors on social networks. Something fundamental was changing in healthcare and no one was explaining it in a way that anyone could understand. The closest I ever found was Dan Roam’s amazing presentation explaining healthcare – but it was intentionally from the point of view of who pays for healthcare. I have always been more interested in how healthcare itself is changing, rather than focusing on who pays for it. So last year, I approached one of the smartest people I know in the healthcare space – a digital health care futurist and researcher named Fard Johnmar who runs his own health innovation consultancy called Enspektos. We started talking about collaborating on a book, and began the planning for it. Starting last October we began doing the research, interviewing entrepreneurs and practitioners within healthcare and conducting original research through the digihealth pulse survey – the world’s first tracking study of digitally active epatients. Together we analyzed the results and combined them with curated research from news reports, published studies and the efforts of startups across the health space. Eventually, we ended up with 15 trends that we felt defined what would matter for the future of healthcare, in the next 18 months and beyond.” There’s a ton in this deck to explain what it’s all about. See what you think, and buy the book here. ePatient 2015 – Introduction To A Book About The Future Of Healthcare (And How YOU Can Get Ready For It) from Rohit Bhargava. ———– ( photo credit ). Related Posts How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Five Web Design Trends to Watch If Net Neutrality is dead, what does it mean for associations? [NEW ICF Whitepaper] Are You Game? The Future of Consumer Engagement in Healthcare Get Open Community on Audible Is your social strategy well executed? Book review Featured Industry Insider Useful Data'

What is a Digital PR Strategist? (WTFS No. 1)

Firebelly

What is a Digital PR Strategist? It’s a question I get asked all the time: by confused in-laws, strangers on the bus, the police–whosoever asks me what I do for a living, I usually end up getting asked that question next. And I’ve found it’s a difficult question to answer. In this video, I make.

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

The Realtime Report

YouTube is the “undisputed champion” among social networks in terms of driving referrals, delivering the most traffic and the highest levels of engagement, according to a new study from Shareaholic.

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 Take My 2014 Reader Survey

Justin Levy

One area that I have struggled with over the past couple of years has been consistency in writing. Over the last few months I have had several friends encourage me to create more because they have either learned or been inspired by something I have shared.

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This Chart Explains the Reachpocalypse and Why Facebook is Laughing All the Way to the Bank

Convince & Convert

Facebook is the largest voluntary, non-religious organization in the history of the world. They are not dumb.

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Many (most?) marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Debuts New Ad Types, Vine Gets Direct Video Messaging

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: Vine adds direct messaging via video (photo: Vine blog). Facebook. Facebook updates Pages Manager for IOS – Facebook released version 3.0

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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.

Manage Your Employees’ Social Media Behavior & Save Yourself From Embarrassement

Atom Thought

Many of you would have read about how an employee of AOL was fired about 6 months back because he was clicking a photograph during a meeting. He was fired in front of other co-workers and about 1000 others connected via a conference call. The email and the audio clip of the conference call was. Social Media Marketing

What Every Marketing Department Needs to Know About Google+

Convince & Convert

“Ghost town.” ” “Waste of time.” ” “It’ll never happen.” These are common sentiments when it comes to Google+, but it really is time to rethink your strategy because Google+ is not going away.

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What Pinterest’s Updated Policies Mean for Marketers

SocialFish

This post by Ekaterina Walter originally appeared on ClickZ and is reposted here with permission. ———— With the changes to Pinterest’s Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site.

How to Host Your Domain Name with Bing.com For Free

Bill Hartzer

Tired of having to pay for web hosting and don’t want to park your domain name with a domain name parking company ? Well, you can (temporarily) host your domain name with Bing.com for free.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How an Iconic American Brand Cut Through the Real-time Marketing Clutter of the Super Bowl

Social Media Strategery

Oreo’s “blackout” tweet. Arby’s tweet about Pharrell’s hat , Nintendo’s Wreck-It Ralph Tweet. These are some of the go-to examples of “real-time marketing.”

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What Every Marketing Department Needs to Know About Google+

Convince & Convert

“Ghost town.” ” “Waste of time.” ” “It’ll never happen.”. These are common sentiments when it comes to Google+, but it really is time to rethink your strategy because Google+ is not going away.

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How Social Media Has Become a Tool For Clinical Research

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The exceptional growth and adaptation of social media networks represents an ideal opportunity to overcome one of the most challenging aspects of the clinical research industry. This rapidly evolving medium can be a powerful recruitment tool that can be used to: Target specific patient demographics. Drive more pre-qualified patient referrals. Reduce overall costs. A new survey shows that the internet is edging out doctors as people’s primary source of information on clinical trials.

Did Microsoft Just Buy Vericen.com, a Typo Domain of Verizon?

Bill Hartzer

Did Microsoft just register a domain name that is a typo (a typo domain) of Verizon? I know this might be a stretch, but I am really curious about one of the domain names that was just registered, and was set up on Microsoft’s name servers: vericen.com.

Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

Justin Levy

One area that I have struggled with over the past couple of years has been consistency in writing. Over the last few months I have had several friends encourage me to create more because they have either learned or been inspired by something I have shared. There are many different ways that I could create this information but before doing that I need to know more about YOU. Your needs, interests and types of content you enjoy consuming. Your input is very important to me.

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This Chart Explains the Reachpocalypse and Why Facebook is Laughing All the Way to the Bank

Convince & Convert

Facebook is the largest voluntary, non-religious organization in the history of the world. They are not dumb.

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth

Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times. And even today creating social media guidelines for staff are a challenge. I often ask my students to get into teams and come up with some guidelines.

Google Adds Report Spam, Paid Links, Malware Page to Quality Guidelines Navigation

Bill Hartzer

In the past 24 hours, Google appears to have added a new page as a part of their quality guidelines: a page that explains how to report spam, paid links, malware, and other problems. Previously this page was not a part of their quality guidelines located here.

11 Ways to Come Up with a Rocking Content Marketing Strategy

Writtent Blog

Image source. No more mediocrity. If that isn’t your motto as a content marketer, it should be. Consumers today have more free content available online then they know what to do with. Between websites, social media, eBooks, whitepapers, and blogs, we’re all functioning in information overload.

H&R Block Declares a Hipster Tax Crisis

Convince & Convert

Image via HipsterTaxCrisis.com According to H&R Block, the American Hipster is in a deep crisis – a Hipster Tax Crisis.