Sat.Aug 09, 2014 - Fri.Aug 15, 2014

The Complete Guide to Google+ for B2B Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Dave Landry. Google+ seems to be an enigma in the social world, the quiet kid in the corner of the room that most are afraid to interact with. This is particularly so in marketing. But it doesnt have to be that way.

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On Public Relations and Taking Out the Garbage

Waxing UnLyrical

I recently had a talk em off the ledge conversation with a young friend who has just passed the half-year mark with a big-city PR firm.

The Late-Adoption/Profitability Paradox

Firebelly

Why does working in internet marketing sometimes seem to suck so much more than it really should have to? Okay real quick so that you don’t get bored before I get to my point, here’s why: 1.

[Cool Infographic Friday] All You Need To Know About The Anatomy of Songs

SocialFish

I’ve just come back from ASAE14 in Nashville, and can honestly say if I never hear another country song again, it will be too soon. This is what they sound like to me. So in the spirit of Cool Infographic Friday, here’s all you need to know about the anatomy of songs. More like this.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Boost your business with Google Plus Page ??? How Create Google+ Profile and Page

Social Media Marketing

Google Plus is a social networking site design and developed by Google Inc. Google+ is a similar social media site like Face book, Linkedin and Stumble Upon where user can share anything that he/she like. Google+ is the second largest social media site after Facebook.

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Your Selfies Tell A Story, Prepare To Get Creeped Out

Firebelly

Think about all the photos you take in a week, in a month, how about the last six months. Think about all of those pictures, not just of you, but of your friends. Places you’ve gone, things you’ve eaten, exercise routines you’ve started, ballgames, concerts, movies, vacations, on, and on, and on.

What You Need to Know Before You Install Facebook’s Messenger App

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ———— This morning when I logged onto Facebook (yes, still trying to break the habit), several friends were talking about Facebook forcing users to install Facebook messenger.

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Data Geek or Storyteller? Today’s CMO Must Excel at Both

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com Not too long ago, I spoke to Steve Herrera, an executive recruiter at SEBA International, about what it takes to be a great CMO in this era of data-driven marketing.

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Happy Birthday, India

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s been a tough week. Not just for me, for all of us. And with so much sadness , and tragedy , and violence in the world today, I really don’t have it in me to pontificate about PR right now. However, it also happens to be Indian Independence Day.

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.

Facebook Changes Again, And You Might Not Like It

Small Business Mavericks

It’s no secret that Facebook changes its algorithm, just like Google does. And they will tell you that the reason they make their changes is an attempt to keep quality content high in newsfeeds, just like Google tries to do for the SERPs. The trick is figuring out what is considered quality content. Like-Gates Are No Longer A Good Idea. Remember back in 2010 when Like-Gating was encouraged?

Five Steps for a B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Its taken a while, but the business-to-business community is finally jumping onto the social media bandwagon.

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The 4 Ways to Find Online Influencers

Convince & Convert

Recently, I participated in a Webinar with my friends at TapInfluence , a terrific marketplace where brands can find and connect with online influencers.

Happy Birthday, India

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s been a tough week. Not just for me, for all of us. And with so much sadness , and tragedy , and violence in the world today, I really don’t have it in me to pontificate about PR right now. However, it also happens to be Indian Independence Day.

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.

Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

There''s a new dude in town. Well in the world of the American Marketing Association. Russ Klein recentlyaccepted the role of CEO for AMA and with that he now leads North America''s largest professional marketing association. Of

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Association Social Media: NASTAD

SocialFish

3 Keys to Creating Chemistry with Your Audience

Convince & Convert

Image via It’s Just Lunch Blog One of the greatest challenges in running a blog well is making sure that it reaches the right audience and elicits the desired response from them. How do we create content that resonates with our intended audience?

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Robin Williams

Ari Herzog

Popeye, Moscow on the Hudson, Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, The Fisher King, Toys, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, The Birdcage, Good Will Hunting, Fathers Day, Patch Adams, Insomnia, One Hour Photo, Night at the Museum, the list goes on of the excellent films with Robin Williams.

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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.

Twitter Remarketing: Stay on the Mind of your Important Fans

Devumi

Twitter has announced an exciting new way to promote to relevant users only when you use Promoted tweets , Twitter ads or Twitter lead generation cards. It’s called Twitter Remarketing , and it can help you target the users who are actually interested in your company.

Association Social Media: American Anthropological Association

SocialFish

The Real Truth About Social Media Metrics

Convince & Convert

Recently, I launched a brand-new video podcast called Jay Today. I upload a new, 3-minute video every business day, where I talk about social media, content marketing, business and life. It’s a way for me to talk about what’s in my head RIGHT NOW.

9 Data-Driven Copywriting Tips

Writtent Blog

Image source. Copywriting is creative work. But today’s content marketers have an immense amount of information at their fingertips. If you’re not data-driven, you’re probably missing out on a wealth of information. Today, you’re in luck.

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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.

Why knowing your customer is vital for success (and what dating’s got to do with it)

Absolute PA

Do you know your ideal customer? I mean, really, really understand them? Their wants, needs, worries? What keeps them awake at night? Because if you don’t and you’re not showing it in your communication there’s an important piece missing that will impact the growth of your business….

Social Media and In Store Sales: The Value of Social for Brick and Mortar Stores

Devumi

I was recently tasked by another social media blog to look at the Twitter account of Dunkin’ Donuts. I worked through it by looking at their Twitter account, checking connections between social and web profiles, reading tweets, and viewing images from them and their fans.

7 Roadblocks to Digital Marketing Transformation

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com The marketing industry is advancing at an unprecedented rate, creating seemingly insurmountable gaps in marketing talent, technology, and strategy.

Book Suggestions from Social Networks

Net-Savvy Executive

Where do you find books to read? Do you ask your friends, follow reviews or seller recommendations, or just go for the bestsellers? Whether you like your books on paper or downloaded, you have to know it exists to read it, and because we''re in the twenty teens, there''s a social way to do it online.

How to Write Product Descriptions that Sell

Writtent Blog

Killer product descriptions that induce sales aren’t necessarily hard to write. On the contrary, once you know the formula and key ingredients that make one up, you can follow a simple series of steps every time you write a new one for a product.

It Looks Like Local Search Gets An Update

Small Business Mavericks

There’s a new Google update, and of course that means talk is flying around SEO circles like pigeons in the park. In fact, Search Engine Land has decided this update should be called “Pigeon” because it is affecting local searches and pigeons tend to stay local.

Using Social Media to Generate Measurable Sales – It’s Possible

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments We pride ourselves in creating a memorable experience wherever our guests go. halftimejay Tweet This Making Every Experience Memorable Some people, especially business travelers, like to stay in the same brand of hotel everywhere they go.

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Follow Me, Friend Me, Do Me Wherever

Ari Herzog

Looking back at my year-long desire to find order in chaos , here’s where things are today in Month Eight: On Twitter: I initially thought that I could find order by following everyone. This ultimately failed as people never tweet about one topic all the time. It was very hard to be productive when people tweeted about everything. By unfollowing everyone and starting fresh, I can focus on the people who matter most to me right now.