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47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. 70% of the U.S. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 billion last year to 2.5

5 Tips to Incorporate Design Elements Into Your Marketing Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Sara Theisen. Design elements can play a big part in the success of your marketing strategy… and there’s a lot more to that than meets the eye. Here are five main contributors to launching a successful project: 1. Identity/Branding.

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Using Social Media To Promote Your Products & Services

Firebelly

Firebelly CEO Duncan Alney recently appeared on an episode of Living By Design to discuss how businesses can use social media to promote products and services with host Cathy Holloway Hill. You can watch his interview in its entirety below. Video URL: https://youtu.be/vpff-9xJwEk vpff-9xJwEk ].

The 3 Social Media Rules for Death and Tragedy

Convince & Convert

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5 Questions to Ask your Web Development Team on the First Date

Harp Interactive

Categories: Branding , Inbound Lead Generation , Website Development Tags: branding , lead generation , responsive design , SEO , web design , web development , website development Building a website is no stroll through the park; it requires extensive planning and coordination.

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#measurePR Recap (Jan 2016): Happy New Year

Waxing UnLyrical

Here’s to another great year of PR measurement! The first 2016 edition of #measurePR took place on January 12th at our brand new time (we’re testing it) from 8:30 to 9:30 pm ET.

4 things you need to do in 2016 to be a better content marketer

Janet Fouts

4 things you need to do to make 2016 the year you rock content marketing. Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools Content Marketing

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Why You Need Design Thinking and How to Use It

Convince & Convert

My daughters are fluent French-speaking wonders, and they’ve taught me something amazing about linguistics and communication: French speakers implement a specific salutation for different people holding different stations within society.

How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)?

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How to Make a Facebook Cover that Markets Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Looking to visually market your business on Facebook? Want quick and easy ideas to promote your product or service? While there are countless ways to create differentiation on Facebook, your cover photo is the first thing most fans will see.

Should the Phrase Link Juice Go Away?

Bill Hartzer

I ran across an interesting conversation on Twitter, started by Ashley and her tweet: “Sign my petition to get all SEOs to stop using the term “link juice” ” Do you think that the term “link juice” is gross? Does it relay un-professionalism in the SEO community?

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5 Lessons from 1 Million Views on SlideShare

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. If you’re interested in learning how to create SlideShare presentations that generate thousands of views and downloads, this will be one of the best blog posts you’ll ever read.

Becoming a Twitter Celebrity – Starting at $19/month

Devumi

In the early days of Twitter, being popular meant having lots of followers and nothing more. Your only goal was getting more and more and more followers with little regard for how your content was performing on the 140-character platform.

How to Prevent Your Emotional Insecurity

Taylor Marek

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12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad

Pam Moore

The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone. If you are only using textual marketing you are already falling behind. In case you haven’t noticed, the world is turning visual.

How IHOP Turned Pancake Art Into an Unforgettable Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

How IHOP Turned Pancake Art Into an Unforgettable Customer Experience. Ever wondered what your portrait would look like on a pancake? If so, this campaign is for you.

My Language-Learning Toolbox

Net-Savvy Executive

In the last year or two, I've rekindled an interest in learning languages. I follow a lot of industry blogs from all over the world, and it's nice to give Google Translate a break sometimes.

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Online Learning Glossary

Taylor Marek

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged.

Finding Teacher On Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Finding Teacher On Social Media With the latest Indian movie 'Chalk N Duster' touching emotional chords of Indians - people have started using Social Media Platform to connect with their Teachers. The #ToOurTeachersWithLove is being used as more people are connecting with their yester-years gurus. Go check out #ToOurTeachersWithLove - are you searching too - for your Teacher

How to Combine Social Media and B2B Marketing Automation

Convince & Convert

Divide and Conquer. When you are a B2B company with a product that has an extended buying cycle, it can be difficult to know how and when to engage with your clients through social media.

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Using Digital PR to Top up Your Sales Funnel

The Proactive Report

The two goals every company has are increase sales and reduce costs. Increasing sales depends on a consistent flow of people interested in your product or service. In the past the sales funnel was fairly straightforward – get qualified leads, and convert them to customers. The Internet changed that.

Relaxing after work

Taylor Marek

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged.

Free Search Engine Submission Get Your URL Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

With business going all out on Social Media it is time that you have a good understanding of Search Engines. Search Engine Optimization is one of the clear ways in which you do things On Page and Off Page so that you feature a little higher in searches. Apart from this you can have simple OnLine Submissions that do not cost anything. Just put your URL and that is it - you are set in the queue. Better to start now rather later.

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60 Steps for Your Content Writing Checklist

Convince & Convert

The first thing everyone finds out about me is that I love lists and checklists. Shopping lists, to-do lists, reading lists—I am always thrilled to make them. It’d be a shame if I didn’t have a detailed checklist for my #1 activity: content writing.

Where Does Your Business Fit In?

Small Business Maverick

One of the key components to marketing–and this applies to any type of business–is defining exactly where you fit in. Of course, we have to define “fit in.” ” What does that apply to exactly? Fitting in, in a business sense, applies to several key areas of business dynamics. Here are the key areas where I think business owners and managers–marketers especially–should consider: The marketplace – Local, national, global?

A Truly Shocking Reason To Adopt Meditation

Taylor Marek

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What'sApp Brings In ‘Starred Messages’ Feature And Has Prolonged Free Subscription Period - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Now here are 2 updates on What'sApp. The much used App. 1: Introduction Of Stared Messages 2: Free Subscription Period extended. Why is this taking place? 1: What'sApp introduces ‘Stared Messages’ Feature that lets you bookmark important messages. What this means is if so far you were taking Screen Shots of important messages then you do not need to do that anymore as per the company. All you do is 'Star' it or BookMark it in other words.

3 Banner Ad Best Practices Debunked

Convince & Convert

Advertising has always been about creativity and addressing the pain points of your consumers, and it still is today.

How’s Your Website Look on a Tablet?

Small Business Maverick

One of the biggest challenges to modern website design is ensuring that your site looks good on all devices. By “devices” I mean. Desktop computers. Laptops. Smartphones. Tablets. Television screens. Future technology. Naturally, we can’t predict what will become popular in the future in terms of technological advancements, so it’s difficult to predict what website design practices are going to be necessary five or ten years from now.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #291

Twist Image

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

ProBlogger

Welcome to the weekend! Well, Friday if you’re in the northern hemisphere!). Where we are it’s the wind up of summer school holidays, the last weekend before routine and structure begins. Wherever you are, I hope it’s a great one. Let’s learn stuff!

How Visuals are Telling the NAIAS Story

Convince & Convert

Politics: State of the Union. President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address last Tuesday, and Twitter was all abuzz with #SOTU chatter.

Does E-mail Marketing or Blogging Produce More Results

Small Business Maverick

You don’t have to search hard for people online these days who talk about the difficulty of reaching your core audience with blog content. In fact, I know this is for book authors (probably fiction), but you could just as well make this argument for any type of business.

2016 Trust Barometer Digital PR Implications

The Proactive Report

The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer published this week highlights some trends that are of particular interest to PR practitioners: Who to trust: People around the world are increasingly reliant on a “person like yourself” for trusted information and opinions.

How To Succeed Post Graduation

Idaconcpts

Approaching the end of your college career is an exciting time, filled with crucial tasks to accomplish both for graduation and for easing the transition into a career. While there is a lot to do, you’ll find it simpler and easier if assignments are grouped by season.

Why Content Experience Matters

Convince & Convert

Crafting a Nuanced Experience. This week’s episode of Content Pros is a special hosts only show with your favorite hosts, Chris Moody and Randy Frisch.

How to Eliminate Obstacles to Engagement and Retention: Call to Action

SocialFish

We are inviting a small number of Association and other leaders , interested in increasing member and stakeholder retention, engagement and growth, to participate in a short discovery project that will apply lean start up principles to identify obstacles and solutions.