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How many Twitter users actually tweet?

Sherrilynne Starkie

In a startling admission by Twitter apparently, one in five users never actually tweet.

Help Needed! When Millennials Take Over Launches This Week! #wmto

SocialFish

This is it!!! When Millennials Take Over LAUNCH WEEK starts now. Will you help us launch this baby? . WHY IS THIS AN IMPORTANT BOOK? Here’s why. This is a slide from one of our recent webinars about the book. We asked why this topic mattered to the participants. HOW YOU CAN HELP US.

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How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Peter Drucker.

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Should Your Business Download Meerkat? [FLOWCHART]

Saying It Social

Information on the newest app, Meerkat, and how and when your business should adapt it in the Twitter world. Take our quiz to see if your business should download Meerkat. The post Should Your Business Download Meerkat? FLOWCHART] appeared first on.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

12 Secrets of the Human Brain to Use in Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Knowing how the human mind processes information and images—and putting that knowledge to use—can help you become a more engaging and effective marketer. Here’s a look at some fascinating facts about the human mind, from a marketing perspective.

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How to Prepare Your Organization for the Future of Business #wmto

SocialFish

IT’S WMTO LAUNCH WEEK!! Still not convinced about When Millennials Take Over ? Watch this webinar, check out the reviews, then buy the Kindle book for 99 cents , for a very limited time!! You won’t regret it! ———— ( photo credit ). Culture That Works Featured

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Social Media News & Updates: February

yMarketingMatters

Can you believe it’s March already? 2015 is rolling fast, as are the changes in the social media world. Here are the most important social media updates that you might have missed in February.

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4 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Social Media Photos

Convince & Convert

Facebook. Instagram. Pinterest. Snapchat. Twitter (sometimes). Google + (RIP?). Houzz. Tinder. They all prominently feature photos from YOU as their primary streams of content. Hundreds of millions of photos are posted to social networks every day. So why do so many of them suck?

Get your copy of WMTO for 99 cents!

SocialFish

This is it!!! When Millennials Take Over LAUNCH WEEK is going on now!! WHY IS THIS AN IMPORTANT BOOK? Here’s why.

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Monday Roundup: International Women’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

Yesterday was International Women’s Day ( marked for the first time in 1911 , and for the first time on March 8 in 1914… the more you know …). Since SBC is headed by, you know, a woman (er, me), IWD-related campaigns are the focus of this week’s roundup (and, hopefully, relatable tips for your next theme-based campaign or, indeed, IWD 2016). Let’s hear it for the ladies! Image: Al Jazerra English via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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.

Meerkat Adds New Element to Social Media Marketing

The Social Media Incubator

No, not that critter found in the plains of South Africa. We’re talking about a new app that started quickly spreading last week on across Twitter. Meerkat allows Twitter users to seamlessly stream live video to all of their followers.

6 Simple Steps to Improve User Experience

Convince & Convert

There’s a reason we come back to the same grocery store each week. It’s the same reason that we return to the same barber, home improvement store, or favorite restaurant. These businesses have created a positive experience, which in turn creates loyalty toward their particular brand.

Evernote – Change the Way You Take Notes

Janet Fouts

Productivity software? Tried it. It never does what I need it to do and I spend more time setting it up and loading stuff into it than I do actually using it. Most of the apps I’d tried also had accessibility issues.

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#measurePR Recap: March Measurement Madness

Waxing UnLyrical

The March 3rd edition of #measurePR featured founder of SeeDepth Inc. Christine Perkett , and founder of Tenacity5 Media (and my friend) Geoff Livingston. With these two measurement smarties at the center of our universe that day (a social media dream!) we decided to delve into what I like to call “March Measurement Madness.”

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.

Three Ways To Enhance Your Marketing Campaign

Idaconcpts

As many business leaders know, experiencing profound conversion rates and attaining ongoing expansion and elevation necessitate the implementation of a sound marketing campaign.

How to Get Heard in a Noisy World

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com People do strange things when they’re desperate to be heard. They might say something outrageous, act inappropriately, or provoke someone into a reaction. When it comes to marketers and their content, this dynamic can get even weirder.

Fetching Friday – 24 Posts on Marketing and Productivity

Kikolani

Fetching Friday is back for week eleven of 2015! Each week, I’ll share with you the top posts on online marketing and productivity. Without further ado, here are the top posts this week! Content Marketing.

3 Ways Brands Can “Get Lucky” On Social Media

Firebelly

Finding a brand that does everything right on social media is a lot like finding a four-leaf clover. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, here are three ways to make your social media followers feel like they’ve found gold at the end of a rainbow.

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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.

4 Benefits of Investing in Startups

Idaconcpts

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about investing in startups. A number of high-profile startup company success stories may have made it seem that putting money into a startup is a surefire way to get a return on your investments.

10 Reasons Your Editorial Calendar Sucks (and How to Make It the Best)

Convince & Convert

How satisfied are you with the way you manage your content right now? Do you use a content marketing editorial calendar but it still kind of… well… sucks? Chances are, you know there are things you can improve with your editorial calendar.

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Trademark Filing Changed Based on Bad Keyword Advice

Bill Hartzer

An interesting trademark filing has been done by a company owner who originally got bad advice. Specifically, this website owner claims that they got bad keyword advice from Trademark.com and LegalZoom.com.

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3 Ways Brands Can “Get Lucky” On Social Media

Firebelly

Finding a brand that does everything right on social media is a lot like finding a four-leaf clover. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, here are three ways to make your social media followers feel like they’ve found gold at the end of a rainbow.

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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.

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I’m working with influencer marketing platform, The Shelf. The article below is not mine but is probably one of the best guest posts I’ve ever received here.

How the Millennial Workforce is Changing Business

Convince & Convert

A lot has been written about the Millennial generation in the last ten years or so, and to be frank, a lot of it is really not helpful, especially in a business context.

Are you an intentional marketer?

Janet Fouts

Are you intentional with your social marketing? Most marketers will say yes–or at least most of the time, and hey, nobody’s perfekt right? Today I want you to think about your intentions for using a specific network and ask yourself a few questions.

Who Is Reading Your URL?

Small Business Mavericks

“A site’s URL structure should be as simple as possible. Consider organizing your content so that URLs are constructed logically and in a manner that is most intelligible to humans (when possible, readable words rather than long ID numbers). For example, if you’re searching for information about aviation, a URL like [link] will help you decide whether to click that link. A URL like [link] is much less appealing to users.”

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47 Social Media Ideas, Formulas And Shortcuts for Instant Improvement

Rebekah Radice

Creating a successful social media presence is one of the most important elements to branding your business online. As recent statistics show, social networking is now the top online activity in the U.S.

The Savvy Marketer’s Guide to Surviving SXSW

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. SXSW Interactive, the ultimate digital event of the year, kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas. Each year the festival has grown by leaps and bounds, with more presentations, parties and networking opportunities than any one person can experience.

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Like, Comment, or Share This

Ari Herzog

For every item posted on Facebook, there are three choices for you to do: like, comment, or share. I am creating a social experiment and starting a new Facebook page called Like, Comment, or Share This. It will be a stream of unfiltered things I discover online. Curious? Click here and be a fan. You will see articles, videos, songs, anything that I think you might be inspired to like, comment, or share. Thanks for reading. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email.

Is Your Contact Page A Dead End?

Small Business Mavericks

When someone decides to contact a company, they generally will figure that the contact page will be their best bet. Unfortunately, some contact pages are not so great at actually letting the user contact a real person in the company. Bizjournals just took a look at the contact challenge in Brandon Bruce’s post on 6 must-have elements for your website contact page.

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Reading

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.

Follow These 10 Rules and Make Your Customers Love You

Convince & Convert

Get all JayToday episodes at [link] If you run a professional services firm, these are 10 rules to live by. Recently, my friend Chris Johnson sent me a terrific email. Chris runs a company called Simplifilm , that makes terrific online videos, explainer videos, and trailers.