Sat.Dec 26, 2015 - Fri.Jan 01, 2016

New CEOs and Culture Change

SocialFish

Have you read our article in Associations Now about new CEOs dealing with organizational culture yet? New CEOs have a golden opportunity to embark on the difficult work of changing organizational culture. But it doesn’t last forever.

12 Steps to Producing a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. Here at Convince & Convert Media, we produce three podcasts. Most frequent is my nearly-daily video show Jay Today (read this post to see how we make 8 pieces of content out of each episode ).

My Favorite Things 2015 Edition

Jason Yormark

Every year I like to write a blog post that recaps some of my favorite products or services I experienced that year. While I didn’t host a talk show announcing my favorite things and giving them away to a screaming out of control crowd, I am posting them here for you to get for yourselves.

15 Tips for Effectively Managing YOUR Precious Time

Kikolani

It’s one of our most precious commodities. There never seems to be enough of it (especially for bloggers and writers), and yet, sometimes time seems to stand still. There’s a ton of information on the web that claims to provide “helpful” information, but doesn’t really.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Happy New Year from the SocialFish

SocialFish

And what a year it was, with huge highs and lows. May 2016 bring peace and calm, and riches of every kind. ———-. photo credit ). Mark Your Calendars

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Firebelly Begins Work With Cornerstone Bread Company

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that we have recently started working with Cornerstone Bread Company. Cornerstone Bread Company makes every item from scratch—using nothing less than high-quality, all-natural ingredients shaped by hand.

5 Tips to Land Quality Press Links Using HARO

Kikolani

A great way of getting quality links is by using the HARO platform. This is short for “Help a Reporter Out” and it has been around for years now, but some experts don’t know what it is or how it works. Even if they do, they may not be using the platform as well as they could.

How to Create Your Social Media Strategy

Rebekah Radice

When it comes to building a solid social media strategy , there are many things to consider. From goals, to content, branding and audience engagement, it can feel complex. But the good news? Designing a winning strategy doesn’t have to be hard.

88 Marketers You Need to Follow on Twitter

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. On my Jay Today video podcast (iTunes), I gave a shoutout to someone who I respect and admire each episode; a person I believe you should be following in social media.

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.

9 Magic Social Media and Marketing Tools to Transform Your 2016

Socially Sorted

The year is drawing to a close and I want to share some magic tools I have discovered recently. . These are social media and marketing tools I will be taking with me into 2016. Now YOU can use them in 2016 and benefit from them too! . Image by Shutterstock.

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Why You Should Tweak Your E-mail Marketing Strategy

Small Business Mavericks

Every business needs to take another look at its marketing strategy from time to time. That includes specific tactics within the overall strategy. In this case today, I’d like to discuss why might consider re-envisioning your e-mail marketing plan. There are a number of reasons why might consider revising your e-mail marketing strategy. Today, I’m going to talk about three: Your list is outdated. You’re not engaging your audience well enough.

YouTube Music Promotion Ideas: Be Famous Already!

Devumi

You’ve read every SoundCloud marketing article on our blog, and applied them as well as you can. Good job! The big elephant in the room, however, is YouTube. We all know that musicians are building a great following there, and making a bit of money.

4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell.

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.

How to Select a Marketing Agency for an Addiction Rehab Center

Idaconcpts

The drug, alcohol and other addiction rehab industry is booming in the United States is booming to the tune of $35 billion in 2014 [link] While there were more than 14,000 treatment facilities back in 2014, existing centers can’t keep up with demand. A total of 2.5

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How My Journey Continues in 2016

Ari Herzog

Among my iPad apps is a quote-of-the-day rolodex of positivity and motivational thoughts called Transform Your Life — and the quote for December 28 is stuck in my head.

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My Top 10 Gadgets of the Future That You can Buy in 2015

Stay N' Alive

Recently I was asked to appear on my local Fox affiliate, Fox 13 to appear on their weekly lifestyle show, “The Place” They wanted me to talk about my top 10 favorite gadgets of 2015.

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How to Spark Emotion Through Social Media

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note : This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. Do you have a social media strategy? Of course you do. Everyone does—or so they say.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Visual Bookmarking: A Better Way to Browse the Web

Idaconcpts

When you’re on the Internet, you can fall down the rabbit hole of searches. You’re clicking from one topic to another without pause. When you started, you might have been searching for grilling recipes, but when you’re done, you’re on a page about the latest celebrity story.

Marching Forward Into a New Year

Ari Herzog

As I write this sentence, 2016 arrives in about 10 hours. I’ll either be curled under my covers sleeping or maybe watching a late-night movie. I once dreaded spending New Year’s Eve alone; but, at 40 and uninterested in crowds and drunkenness (in part because I rarely drink these days), I’m fine with the solitude.

My Top 10 Gadgets of the Future That You can Buy in 2015

Stay N' Alive

Recently I was asked to appear on my local Fox affiliate, Fox 13 to appear on their weekly lifestyle show, “The Place” They wanted me to talk about my top 10 favorite gadgets of 2015.

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A Marketer’s Guide to the Perfect Headline

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. Let’s start with a fundamental question: How are posts shared? It’s not the blog post, tool, or resource that gets shared.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Do You Optimize For Google Or For Your Reader?

Small Business Mavericks

After nearly two decades of Google’s consistent algorithm updates, many content producers continue to chase after keywords in hopes that they will be warmly rewarded for the right mix of optimized gobbledy-gook. Trust me, you’d be better off simply writing content. Forget about keywords. But the truth is, keywords matter. They just don’t matter as much as a lot of small business owners convince themselves they do. Let me explain.

Listen & Learn

Diva Marketing Blog

As we close out 2015 and begin the circle dance anew, there will be lots of predictions of what 2016 will hold in terms of marketing trends and must dos. This is not one of those posts. Time brings perspective. So instead, I'd like to look back at one aspect of social/digital media marketing that was suppose to change the marketing game: from gaining a better understanding of our customers’ emotional profiles, to casual research insights, to more responsive customer care. . Social Listening .

The 11 Business Books That Shaped 2015

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Another list. Sorry. I tend to shy away from lists (especially ones that recap the year), and here I am breaking my own rules. Well, in case you have not noticed, it's getting easier and easier to spend your time trolling Twitter feeds and Instagram images, and flicking your way through the Facebook newsfeed. For the most part, we think that we're more informed when - in reality - our knowledge is increasingly falling into the category of "a mile long and an inch deep."

4 Studies on the State of Influencer Marketing

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. I read influencer marketing blogs and newsletters every day. Don’t get me wrong—a good tips post has helped me greatly over the years.

#90: 7 Ways to Work Smarter in 2016

Amy Porterfield

Can you believe 2015 is over already? I know, it’s a cliche thing to say, but it’s true–I feel like the year has just flown by! Maybe you can relate. I know when a year is packed with as many projects, launches, milestones reached and lessons learned as 2015 has been for me, it makes […]. The post #90: 7 Ways to Work Smarter in 2016 appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

Social Media Listening. Will We Learn?

Diva Marketing Blog

As we close out 2015 and begin the circle dance anew, there will be lots of predictions of what 2016 will hold in terms of marketing trends and must dos. This is not one of those posts. Time brings perspective. So instead, I'd like to look back at one aspect of social/digital media marketing that was suppose to change the marketing game: from gaining a better understanding of our customers’ emotional profiles, to casual research insights, to more responsive customer care. . Social Listening .

The Subtle Art Of Negotiation

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Episode #494 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. The last time that I saw Misha Glouberman was in the mid-eighties. We went to high school together (he was three years older than I was).

10 Ways to Improve Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. How satisfied are you with the way you manage your content right now? Do you use a content marketing editorial calendar but it still kind of… well… sucks?