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10 Top Marketing Thought Leaders in Social Media

Webbiquity SMM

If you were asked to name the top thought leaders in marketing today–the 10 marketers you’d definitely advise others to follow on social media–how would you proceed?

3 Smart Thought Leadership Tips for Entrepreneurs

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Molly Borchers. Here’s a harsh truth: anyone who tells you “build it and they will come” is full of crap. Sorry, Field of Dreams. You can build the next Uber, Tinder, or [insert hot, IPO-bound startup here] and it won’t matter if no one knows you exist.

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8 Life Lessons I Learned After 40

Jason Yormark

For the first few years of my blog I wrote exclusively about digital marketing, social media and technology.

9 LinkedIn Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

LinkedIn is still the go-to social network for business professionals and job seekers. It’s a great tool to showcase your business and your employees. To make sure you’re using it effectively, follow these nine best practices. #1 1 Optimize Your Profile.

How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on.

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Monday Roundup: Building Thought Leadership

Waxing UnLyrical

Building thought leadership is one of the primary reasons companies engage in PR, so that’s our editorial theme this month (in case you hadn’t noticed). But who exactly are “thought leaders” and why is this so important? Thought leaders are not only the go-to people in their industry, but those who move and inspire others in their field. Becoming a recognized thought leader can attract new business, boost sales, and make you indispensable to your client base.

Interview With a Small Business Owner Crushed by Google

Bill Hartzer

May is small business month, so as a follow-up to a blog post I wrote recently , I tracked this small business owner, Ira Zoot from TicketStub.com, and interviewed him. Mr. Zoot originally claimed that he, as a small business owner, has been crushed by Google.

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How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on.

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Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE

Devumi

The move to mobile marketing is taking off at crazy levels. With Google’s latest algorithm update, the over-hyped Mobilegeddon, taking the marketing world by storm lately, you’ve probably started thinking about mobile marketing strategies.

Even Huge Institutions Can’t Move Their Sites Properly to a New gTLD

Bill Hartzer

As you may already know, I am an advocate of the New gTLD domain names.

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Trust, Disclosure & Content: 3 Keys to Thought Leadership in the Media [Report Review]

Waxing UnLyrical

No matter how the world changes, three things seem to stay the same when it comes to building thought leadership: trust, transparency, and content. These were some of the key findings of D S Simon’s 14th Media Influencers Report (you’ll need to give them your email address if you want a copy; the report is free and they sent me one for this review); this is a pretty good summary from PRWeek.

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Two Sides of SEO

Small Business Mavericks

Ibemere Obinna makes a good point when he says, “ SEO for real estate marketing is a journey, not a destination “ But his observations actually are valid for all internet marketing, because no matter what your industry is, the same two sides of SEO apply: the process of reaching your search engine ranking goals. the process of maintaining your search engine ranking goals. Just as a nickel has two sides but is still one coin, these two sides of SEO involve much of the same steps.

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5 Often Untapped Strategies of Early Adopter Marketing

Akamai Marketing

Ah, the early adopter. Their the people who grab on to things first, they start trends and they are influencers in their respective communities. Whether you’re a startup, a movement or a personality, you need these early adopters. Marketing to early adopters can be slippery though, what they grab on to is almost entirely motivationally based.

Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE

Devumi

The move to mobile marketing is taking off at crazy levels. With Google’s latest algorithm update, the over-hyped Mobilegeddon, taking the marketing world by storm lately, you’ve probably started thinking about mobile marketing strategies.

Facebook Ads: 9 Factors That Impact Cost Per Conversion

Jon Loomer

One of the primary reasons marketers run Facebook ads is for conversions. They are trying to sell a product or build an email list. Facebook ads, of course, aren’t magical. Many advertisers are disappointed when they run campaigns that don’t yield the expected results.

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Mindfulness and Marketing: A Conversation

Bare Feet Studios

The post Mindfulness and Marketing: A Conversation appeared first on Bare Feet Studios. Home Social Media Strategy conversation hangout HOA marketing mindfulness video

Our Books

Taylor Marek

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Social Media Network Marketing

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#LetsAskNancy 004 – Lawyers, How Can You Be More Sticky?

Myrland Marketing

#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing. . You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player below, read it below that, or both! Sticky…hmm, what is that?

5 Basics to Having Your Post go Viral

ProBlogger

The longer I blog, the more I hear of bloggers trying to go viral.

Our Classes

Taylor Marek

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Social Media Network Marketing

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Is this the reason your blog posts look boring?

Absolute PA

You’ve checked all the boxes for your blog: Great catchy headline. Valuable content. Subtle mentions of your business. Links to your previous work scattered through. Clear call to action. Done, done and done. But why is it no one seems to “see” your posts?

Hey Bloggers! Is it Time to Focus a little Less on Your Blog and A Little More on YOU?

ProBlogger

Blogging has been very good to me over the last twelve and a half years, but it’s come at a personal cost that I’m sure many can relate to. Gradually over that time I’ve allowed myself to become more and more inactive.

Become a Content Marketing Powerhouse: Secrets to a Super-Sticky Strategy

Rebekah Radice

We’ve all heard the adage that content is King. But, as someone marketing a business, creating content that drives ROI can feel elusive. In fact, it can feel downright impossible.

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. I’m excited to share them here for you over the next few months! Check out the other good stuff over on Higher Logic too.

Storytelling For Startups

Twist Image

Episode #462 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I first met Mark Evans close to fifteen years ago. We were both speaking during a three-day conference dedicated to corporate blogging. Yes, it was a long time ago. Long before social media was a channel. Back then, Mark was the technology reporter for a national newspaper and was open (but still, somewhat, skeptical) about just how far blogging could go.

5 Unmissable Fiverr Gigs that Will Make Your Life Easy as a Busy Blogger

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Pooja Lohana. Ever get mad at yourself? Because your blog is not going the way you’d like it to? You come to your desk, stare at the computer and realize there’s so much to be done. You’re tired before you’ve begun your day. But blogging is supposed to be fun.

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Small Business Social Media Use Study

The Proactive Report

Mastering Social Media Internet Marketing Strategy online PR small business Social Media Strategy

How to Promote and Measure Hashtag Campaigns

SocialFish

Free resource alert! A single hashtag can connect your brand messaging across each of the major social networks. Learn how hashtags can be used to engage your social audience and how you can measure their performance in cross-channel campaigns.

If You're Really Interested In Podcasting.

Twist Image

One of the highlights of the TED conference this year was.Watching Roman Mars record an episode of his audio podcast, 99% Invisible , live in front of an audience. The topic of his TED Talk /podcast recording session was all about the design of flags. I want you to to stop and think about that.

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Jeff Foster. Blogger outreach is one of the most effective ways to build your brand. It’s a great way to connect with potential customers – the blogosphere gives you a ready-made audience who are already interested in your type of product or service.

The Best Thing About Case Studies

Small Business Mavericks

We have talked about the top reasons case studies make good marketing before, and these reasons are good — case studies are easier to write than white papers, more apt to be read because they are stories of real people, improve your credibility because they verify your claims about the benefits of your business, and they are really flexible in format. But the best thing about case studies, from a marketing standpoint, is the fact that the content is your own.

How to Leverage Mobile Payments to Garner Customer Loyalty

SocialFish

Mobile payments will reach $90 billion by 2017, according to Forrester. The ability to attract mobile customers isn’t just a matter of selling more products, however. It also can help form long-lasting loyalty between your organization and consumers (members and non-member customers).

The CEO Series

Twist Image

How are things going? It's a question that I get asked a lot these days. Twist Image became a part of the WPP family about a year ago, we changed our creative direction , we rebranded and became a founding member of a new, global marketing agency called, Mirum , and now we're tweaking the work that we do to be more forward-focused and more representative of our clients needs (and where they need to be), when it comes to marketing and technology. It's an evolution.

Some thoughts on Facebook Instant Articles

Danny WhatMough

Facebook’s Instant Articles announcement last week was met with a array of different reactions on Twitter. Compare and contrast: Facebook instant articles vs Twitter link pic.twitter.com/IlNCg68fYw. — Matt Roper (@mattjroper) May 13, 2015. I think capitulating to Facebook with Instant Articles is the media equivalent of becoming Vichy France. But But perhaps I'm a little hardline. — Mic Wright. brokenbottleboy) May 13, 2015.

What The SEO Success Factors Survey Is Not

Small Business Mavericks

Every two years, Search Engine Land updates their Periodic Table of SEO Success Factors. They do this by asking internet marketers & others in the industry to take the SEO Success Factors Survey. This way there is current information and adequate contribution to a popular resource. What they do is break search engine optimization into broad fundamentals using a Periodic Table of the Elements-style format. Their categories are: content, HTML, architecture, links, trust, social, and personal.