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

How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks

Convince & Convert

Startups are notorious for maximizing everything they have to grow their businesses. That means the founders are also the marketers, the SaaS developers are also building the startup’s website and blog, and an office manager basically becomes the vice president of miscellaneous things.

3 Tips for Getting Your Online Video Act Together for 2016

Waxing UnLyrical

Online video marketing stats abound! Time and again, we see and hear countless online video marketing statistics like these: Consumers spend 5.5 hours watching videos every day on average ( eMarketer ).

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Generational Differences Are Real

SocialFish

It doesn’t take a lot of searching on the web to find essays, posts, and articles that declare generational differences a big lie. Many of them center around Millennials, particularly because that generation has been covered in the press with many different names (Gen Y, NetGen, etc.)

What Exactly Do You Do?

Webbiquity SMM

“So—what exactly do you do?” ” the delightful Shelly Kramer asked me when I met her recently face-to-face for the first time, at a Minneapolis internet marketing event.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

3 Simple Ways To Show Thanks To Social Media Followers

Firebelly

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are three simple ways you can show your followers you appreciate them. #1 1 Respond. Answer their questions and address their complaints. Thank them for their compliments. Nobody likes to feel ignored. No response is a response—it says you don’t care. #2

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7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits

SocialFish

If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. What kind of posts will capture the interest of your readers? Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting.

Course Announcement: The Social PR Virtuoso is Here!

Waxing UnLyrical

Drum roll, people! My VERY OWN online course is here! Yes, I’m excited… that’s putting it mildly. After just an incredible three-day live online mini-training this past weekend, I unveiled … … my brand new, 4-week online master course: The Social PR Virtuoso.

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Turning You Social Media Profiles into Sales Machines

Kikolani

Nothing happens until someone clicks something. Whether it’s a click to comment, to share, to take a quiz or survey, or to link back to a blog post or landing page, your social media content has to compel readers to do it. When readers do click, they have engaged in their first conversion.

3 Really Difficult Ways to Create Great Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. How do you make purchase decisions today? Availability? Reputation? Before long, it will be Customer Experience. According to Walker, by 2020 customer experience will be more important than even price for B2B buyers.

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.

The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger

SocialFish

You will have heard about the Small World Labs/Personify merger that was announced two weeks ago.

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#measurePR Recap (November 2015): Measuring Multimedia

Waxing UnLyrical

The November #measurePR chat took place on November 3rd. Keeping with the theme of the month, we decided to tackle multimedia from measurement to best practices with special guest Martin Waxman of Martin Waxman Communications.

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4 Tips to Get Free YouTube Subscribers for your Channel

Devumi

Everyone from the newest YouTube user, to the top subscribed YouTube star (shoutout to PewDiePie), wants free YouTube subscribers. They’re the very core of your regular viewership.

6 Scientific Strategies to Improve Your Content With Visuals

Convince & Convert

“Why isn’t anyone reading or sharing my stuff?” If you’ve ever produced content for the web, you’ve probably asked yourself this question at one point or another. Your content’s “findability” is often a big part of this equation, but that’s not what I’m going to focus on today.

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.

Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared here and is reposted in its entirety because it’s too good not to share. Disclosure: The National Association of Manufacturers is a former SocialFish client.

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10 Essential Online Tools for Small Business Owners

Small Business Mavericks

If you do any business online, or if you are a small business owner in the 21st century, you should be familiar with basic online tools that will allow you to run your business, market your business, and interact with your customers. Here are 10 of the best online tools for doing all of the above. Freshbooks – A great service for sending invoices, tracking the time you spend on projects, and more. This will make your business more efficient and profitable.

Unique Keyword Research Technique to Spot Hidden Market Opportunities

Kikolani

There is only so much time in a day and if you want to use your work time most effectively, you constantly have to make decisions about how to spend it. In the online business, that’s probably truer than in any other business.

3 Lean PR Strategies Every Business Can Practice

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Even if you’re well beyond the start-up phase, you’d have to have been tucked away in hibernation to have missed the lean business trends. Maybe you took note, or maybe you dismissed them as inapplicable.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Boost Your Innovation Efforts with Lean Startup

SocialFish

Guest post by Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, Director of Information Systems, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and Elizabeth Weaver Engel, CAE, CEO & Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting LLC. ——– Have you ever had this experience?

Facebook Custom Conversions: A Beginner’s Guide

Jon Loomer

The new Facebook pixel has frustrated and confused marketers. Do you need the new pixel? How do you set it up? Should you get rid of the old pixel? What about the conversion pixel? These questions can’t all be answered in this blog post.

Internet Business Opportunity - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Hi This is about OnLine Earning. Read further only if Earning via Internet interests you. All you need is Internet Connection On Your Cell Phone or LapTop or Computer or go on to Cyber Space in your Lane or use a Friend's Internet Connection etc. It is simple easy and fun. To put it simply it is like how you use Facebook. Just that Facebook does not pay you while this Social Network actually pays. Get Paid To Post Pictures. Get Paid To Post A Simple 'Hello' Status Message.

Facebook Responds to Worldwide Disasters With Safety Check

Convince & Convert

As you’ve no doubt seen in the headlines (and in your own Facebook feed, most likely) is the groundbreaking use of Safety Check by Facebook in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attack.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

6 Alternatives to Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

I believe most website owners are still using Google Analytics. There’s really nothing wrong with that, but you should know it’s not the only option you have. There are perfectly valid reasons for not using Google Analytics. For one thing, did you know Google owns your data? And that means they could close it down any time they want, or sell it even. Another reason you may not want to use Google Analytics is because the data is unsecure.

A Social Media Approach Every Small Business Should Be Using

Rebekah Radice

Are you a small business owner looking to expand your online presence? Would you like to know how to use social media to connect with your target market?

How to be Awesome on Twitter (Infographic)

Lucy Hall

How to be Awesome at Twitter (Infographic) – 4 tips for being awesome on Twitter. Read the full article – Do’s and don’t of Twitter for Business. . The post How to be Awesome on Twitter (Infographic) appeared first on Lucy Hall - Social Media. Twitter

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

The blogging space has grown to be a major part of online publishing with a huge following and audience. On WordPress blogs alone, over 409 million people view more than 20.4 billion pages each month. With Blogger and Tumblr, the total audience is much larger.

Should You Hire a Ghostwriter?

Small Business Mavericks

When a business starts to develop a long-term content marketing plan, one of the things you’ll have to do is decide who is going to manage that plan. You have several options. You can hire someone to direct your in-house marketing efforts and write all of your content for you. This can be expensive as you’ll likely have to pay that person a salary and provide benefits, which include insurance coverage and vacation time. Another option is to hire an outside agency.

Turning You Social Media Profiles into Sales Machines

Kikolani

Nothing happens until someone clicks something. Whether it’s a click to comment, to share, to take a quiz or survey, The post Turning You Social Media Profiles into Sales Machines appeared first on Kikolani. Business Social Media

Tools for a top quality Periscope Stream

Lucy Hall

Periscope is the next big thing in internet marketing! It gives marketers and business owners the chance to watch live, people all over the world sharing knowledge and experiences.

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How to Use Location Data to Decode Customer Conversations

Convince & Convert

Marketers are constantly trying to figure out how to reach their target audiences. They are faced with challenging questions. What is the right strategy? What is the right message? What is the right communication channel?

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