Sat.Mar 14, 2015 - Fri.Mar 20, 2015

Will private conversations change Twitter?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social network Twitter has introduced a new feature: Private Conversations and it just might be a game changer. Recognize these models? unfinishedbusiness.

Mindjumpers: London Calling…

Mindjumpers

At Mindjumpers we have had the pleasure to work with global brands ever since our beginning in 2008. We have evolved from being a ‘two man project’ to become a leading social media management company with more than 30 passionate social geeks working out of Copenhagen.

EVOLVE: Technology will Mandate Marketers to Keep Up with the Times

SocialFish

Is There a Method for Problem Solving?

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Lisa Gerber. It was 2009. My entire world was focused on recovering from the Great Recession. Heck, I was hoping just to make it through. My PR business (Big Leap Creative) was barely five years old at the time, and I, sadly, had to let my one employee go. It was back to me.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

The One Mistake Every Marketer Makes with Social Media Every Day

Direct Marketing Observations

I promise you that what I’m about to say is worth reading. Before I elaborate though, let me stress that I am qualified to post something so link-baitish as this. I’ve been knee deep in social for the better part of 8 years.

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The 3-Pronged Facebook Advertising Strategy That Cut Lead Costs by 80%

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Dominate Web Media and is reprinted here with permission. ———– Sometimes when you first begin a Facebook ad campaign you don’t get it completely right the first time around.

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Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

As you read this, you might be gearing up to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow, even if you don’t have Irish roots. I find this “holiday” very interesting, because regardless of their religion, so many, many people come together around the world to “wear the green.”

The Content Paradigm Shift

Direct Marketing Observations

I’m cutting to the chase. and feel free to disagree with me at any point when you think I’m wrong. Content curation tools are great. No really, they are, except all they do is pull the content in and that really is just half the battle.

Why Relationship Marketing Is the Key to Your Content

Convince & Convert

Content is king. You already knew that, though. If you’ve been in the content marketing industry for any amount of time, you’ve heard this statement.

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 Quick Guide to Creating a Great B2B Website in 2015

SocialFish

If developers, marketers and designers can agree on one thing, it’s that the purpose of a website is to increase conversions. But as the target markets of B2C and B2B are considered to be worlds apart, designers often place them at odds with one another.

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When Millennials Take Over [Book Review]

Waxing UnLyrical

By all accounts, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter’s new book, When Millennials Take Over , launched to riotous success at SxSW last week. I’m going to now add my $0.02 (and yes, book reviews are back on WUL!) – it’s awesome. Go get it (disclosure: I received a free review copy but no other incentives, monetary or otherwise). What When Millennials Take Over is about. About a month ago, Maddie authored an extremely comprehensive overview of the book on Social Media Today.

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Why is the Customer Experience so Hard to Deliver On?

Direct Marketing Observations

You’d think brands would know what the customer wanted at this stage of the game, right? It’s 2015 and companies left and right keep talking about their new mandate of delivering on a quality customer experience. delivering a powerful customer experience.

How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic

Kikolani

Life can get crazy… Holidays, trips, family and personal life: There are lots of things that may stand in your way to being consistent with your (and your business) social media presence. Therefore making some sort of social media editorial calendar to keep yourself accountable is a great idea.

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.

WMTO hits #1!!

SocialFish

Whoo hoo!! The book is officially a #1 Amazon category bestseller!! Thank you so much to everyone who bought the book during launch week and made this happen!

How Not to Invite Speakers to Speak at Your Event

Bill Hartzer

I could have written so many different titles for this post.

Influencer Marketing Just Hit the Big Time

Convince & Convert

Brands’ ability to directly message to customers and prospective customers continues to diminish and/or become more expensive due to audience attention fragmentation. As a consequence, companies are making three key changes to their marketing approach: 1. Change the Target.

Introducing Bloom: A New Way to Grow Your Email List

Kikolani

There are lots of plugins for WordPress users to help grow your email list. If you are looking for a plugin that offers all of the features you need to increase the size of your list, then you should add Bloom to your website.

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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.

What’s Your Work Ethic? An Argument for Remote Employees

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

We live in a connected culture. Whereas a mere decade ago, we were on a slower Internet (for the most part), strides in technology have enabled us to be more productive in our online communications.

Firebelly Begins Work With American Red Cross

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that we have recently started working with American Red Cross of Indiana. The American Red Cross of Indiana serves 57 counties in Indiana—preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

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How Mophie Saved the Day at SXSW

Convince & Convert

If you’ve ever been to SXSW, you know that a well-charged phone is a necessity. Even with numerous charging stations, most attendees have a moment where they find themselves low on juice. Inspired by St. Bernard rescue dogs in the Swiss Alps, mophie came to SXSW with a plan to save attendees in need.

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

If you’ve been looking for a Buffer-equivalent for visual content, then Viraltag is the platform you have been searching 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.

To increase Your OnLine Brand Page Remember To Have An Offline Spread Of Your URL

Social Media Network Marketing

To increase Your OnLine Brand Page Remember To Have An Offline Spread Of Your URL I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional And Review OnLine Earning Opportunities. ? HERE ARE COUPLE OF LINKS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE EARNING QUICK REFERENCE: 1.

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Firebelly Begins Work With American Red Cross

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that we have recently started working with American Red Cross of Indiana. The American Red Cross of Indiana serves 57 counties in Indiana—preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

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Convergence of Content Marketing and Social Media Is Here

Convince & Convert

Get all JayToday episodes at [link] Are we finally at the convergence of content marketing and social media software? I’ve written a lot about content marketing software and the content marketing software and tools industry. I believe it’s overbuilt. I believe it’s too frothy.

Is Your Logo All It Could Be? [Infographic]

Idaconcpts

The logo you design to represent your business will have an impact on your customers far longer than any other advertising tools you may use. This one symbol can deliver a message, provoke an emotional response, or trigger quick and useful associations in your customers.

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10 Tips To Gain More Friends/Fans/Followers On Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

10 Tips To Gain More Friends/Fans/Followers On Social Media I work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me

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10 Twitter Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

Some best practices are timeless, others change as frequently as Twitter does. Here are 10 that will help you improve your efforts on Twitter in 2015. 1) Keep tweets short. Tweets that are around 100 characters get the most retweets and replies. 2) Don’t just sell. You don’t want to be that guy.

5 Reasons You’re Giving Bad Feedback

Convince & Convert

Marketers work in a world that thrives on feedback. We are constantly working through feedback and revisions cycles, both with our clients and our own internal teams. We invest countless hours executing on feedback. And a lot of that feedback sucks.

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Using Square To Boost Domain Authority

Bill Hartzer

Well, this is interesting. Or embarrassing. Apparently, somehow Square is associating me, of all people, with boosting Domain Authority. I mean, according to Square, who sent me a marketing piece in the mail, I run a company called To Boost Domain Authority.