Sat.May 30, 2015 - Fri.Jun 05, 2015

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter


This post originally appeared on ————— According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. It’s the second most popular social network used by nonprofits, after Facebook.

Staying Productive While Working Remotely

Waxing UnLyrical

Ed: our theme this month is content. But you can’t come up with good content if you have a work environment that’s not conducive to being productive. Here, Karelyn Lambert, a very important part of SBC, shares her lessons learned on climbing this mountain. It has been over four years since I started my telecommuting journey. Looking back, I guess time flies when you’re having fun.

The 3 Components Of B2B Marketing That Matter Most


There are three critical components of B2B marketing—messaging, traffic and conversion. These are ultimately the only three that really matter and yet the B2B marketing landscape is like a field of broken dreams. Messaging matters.

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6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations


Following a successful “ What Got You Here ” event in March exploring themes around transformation in the association sector, Ann Yoders of AEY Marketing & Research Consulting is pleased to offer the next event in “2015 Future of Associations” event series.

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When Ad Targeting Goes Wrong

Bill Hartzer

There are times when ad targeting just goes wrong, no matter how targeted you think you get. For example, a recent ad that I saw for a Brookstone, selling drones as Father’s Day gifts, showed up on a local Dallas news website.

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Social Media Updates – May 2015


May has been an eventful month in Social Media. As usual, I’ll share items that caught my attention for readers who like to stay on top of the latest news. Twitter Launches New Audience Insights Dashboard.

Getting Under the Surface of Member Engagement


It’s a hot topic in both corporate AND association circles: engagement. The for-profit folks tend to talk more about employee engagement, though engaging customers gets attention over there as well. But in the association commuity, it’s almost exclusively about member engagement.

Monday Roundup: Evaluating Content

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve lost count of the number of crowns Content wears. It’s “king,” it’s “queen,” it’s “Miss America”… ok, I made that last one up. But the thing is, it’s true; when you’re strategizing or planning to implement social PR today, content is related to practically everything we do. Seeing as we’re almost halfway through 2015, I figured this would be a good time for us all to do a content review.

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.

Connecting Your Enterprise: Collaboration at Scale

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Last week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Connecting Your Enterprise: Collaboration at Scale.

TSU Opportunity - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Below is for New Persons on TSU and Those who are new and have joined under my Referral Link as well for ALL DOWNLINES ‘CHILDREN’ ​#TSUOpportunityReferralLinkPervara​ TSU Invite: [link] HERE ARE COUPLE OF LINKS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE EARNING QUICK REFERENCE: ​1.

Ready to Grow ROI? Online Communities Can Help You Generate New Revenue Streams


Resource: Case studies on how to leverage your online community to find untapped revenue sources. Online communities are inherently useful outlets for growth and increased revenue.

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5 Steps to Get Massive Engagement With Your Visual Content

Rebekah Radice

There’s no denying the power of visual content. From Facebook to Twitter, Pinterest and Google Plus – visual marketing has taken the online world by storm. And it’s no surprise. In a recent HubSpot survey, 65% of respondents admitted to being visual learners.

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.

Do this and get instant expertise status. Boom

Absolute PA

If you want to raise your profile as an expert, get more interest in your services and grab the attention of a new audience (one who wants to buy from you), you’re gonna LOVE what I’m sharing here…. I’ve got a simple idea for you, and it’s not about doing more….

How Many Facebook Fans Visit Your Website or Convert?

Jon Loomer

Most marketers are clueless when it comes to understanding the true value of their fans. They may have an idea of the engagement with ( and of course reach of ) their Facebook posts, but that’s just scratching the surface.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 10 Traits of a Great Growth Hacker


We need more growth hackers in associations. Don’t you think? —————-. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Culture That Works


Happy 8th Birthday to My Blog

Ari Herzog

May 2015 marked the eighth birthday of my blog! It’s seen three URLs, multiple names, and many designs. You can visit the archive and read my initial blog posts about apartment life and everything under the sun, tracing when I started writing about digital marketing.

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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.

How to Make Money on YouTube – With 10 Examples!


If you’re wondering how to make money on YouTube, and struggling to get things going, it doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Plenty of YouTube channels are pulling in six-figure incomes, or higher, thanks to the YouTube Partner Program – and their great content.

The Single Most Inexpensive Form of Marketing for Startups

Akamai Marketing

This presentation will take you less than 5 minutes to get through, but will make you re-think your startup marketing efforts permanently. social media

[Cool Social Tools] Donor Drive


In 2008 Global Cloud launched DonorDrive Peer-To-Peer Fundraising, a platform that focuses on online fundraising through signature events, capital campaigns and ticketed events, as well as third party and DIY campaigns.

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30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

Everyone wants to be a blogger. After eight years at it, I know something about digital storytelling. I wrote the below list in 2013 and recently updated it, providing a primer for people who determine if blogging is right for them. Choose a name for your blog.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How to Make Money on YouTube – With 10 Examples!


If you’re wondering how to make money on YouTube, and struggling to get things going, it doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Plenty of YouTube channels are pulling in six-figure incomes, or higher, thanks to the YouTube Partner Program – and their great content. How do you get to make some of that money […]. The post How to Make Money on YouTube – With 10 Examples! appeared first on Devumi. YouTube branding content marketing video marketing youtube marketing

Is There Truly No ROI From Social Media?

Small Business Mavericks

A survey of small business owners (SMBs) indicates that 61% of them show no return on investment (ROI) with social media. However, they’re still willing to spend money on social media. The interesting thing is, all of the businesses surveyed are also members of Manta. I can’t help but wonder what the response would be of non-Manta members. Asides aside, though, there are some other interesting insights to be gleaned from the survey.

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When Paper Wins In The Digital Age

Twist Image

There are certain companies who understand (and embrace) what it means to be a digital-first brand. when that brand is a paper company. In fact, calling it a "paper company" is probably a misnomer as well. It's also a fashion brand. It's also a productivity brand. It's also a lifestyle brand.

Would YOU like 1000s of hits on your blog?

Absolute PA

If you’d like more hits on your blog, viral Facebook posts and brand new fans check out this simple way to raise your profile as an expert by leveraging groups of ready-made communities and power-housing your expertise status.

Follow These Six Steps to Make Plenty of Time to Write (and Enjoy it Too)


This is a guest contribution from Ali Luke. Here’s a safe bet: You’re struggling to find enough time to write. Virtually every blogger and entrepreneur has the same problem.

How Valuable Is Your Free Content?

Small Business Mavericks

Demian Farnworth makes a good point on Copyblogger in his look at the free content trap writers always fall into. He clarifies it like this: You can’t expect me to exchange my email address for that little bit of information — especially since there are thousands of other people, companies, and institutions enticing me with free content in exchange for my email address.

Disclosure. This Is A Disclosure.

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#Client. How often are you trolling the social media feeds and you see some kind of post about how great something is, or why you may want to check something out? It sounds encouraging. It's exciting. You click the link. Suddenly, you're immersed in a form of content, and your mind begins to wander back to the person who told you all about this experience.

Golden rule of modern web design

Lucy Hall

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