Sat.May 23, 2015 - Fri.May 29, 2015

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Thought Leader

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by C.A. Newberry. You started a blog, penned some insightful articles and accumulated a couple thousand followers on Twitter. Shall we label you a “thought leader?” ” Nope, not happening. Sorry.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Email Campaign Snakes and Ladders

SocialFish

OK, so I thought this one was pretty creative. H/t to Instiller. ————– ( photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

The #1 Quality Of Amazing Social Media Managers

Firebelly

Social media managers are multitasking maestros that know and do a lot of things, but the best ones have one quality in common. So what is the #1 quality of amazing social media managers? They’re fluent in using both sides of their brains! That really sums it up.

The State of Digital Marketing 2015

Buzz Marketing for Technology

With mid-year coming up and summertime upon us, many marketers are taking stock of the first half of the year and re-checking their Digital Marketing plans to finish out 2015 strong.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

#measurePR Recap: Measuring the Millennial Workplace

Waxing UnLyrical

When brainstorming guests for the May #measurePR Twitter chat, I instantly thought of Maddie Grant and Richard Sheridan.

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I Always Write My Own Content

Bill Hartzer

If you ever seen any content written or any other type of content on the web with my name on it, then I was the one who wrote it.

2015 Facebook Industry Report – Video on the Rise

Saying It Social

A comprehensive overview of Simply Measured's 2015 Facebook Industry report that highlights the top three takeaways for your business. The post 2015 Facebook Industry Report – Video on the Rise appeared first on. Facebook Content Marketing facebook Facebook Engagement Industry Report social media Videos

6 Tips to Improve Your Business Writing

Idaconcpts

Thanks to email, people in business has to write intelligently every now and then. Unfortunately, that doesn’t automatically mean that everyone knows the ins and outs of proper business writing. Follow these six tips to instantly get better at crafting emails and other types of business copy.

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Calling All #Millennials! Help Us Change The Conversation

SocialFish

Will you join us for #MillennialChat on Thursday 5/28 at 11 am EST? Jamie Notter and I have been invited to join #MillennialChat, a Twitter chat which brings together young folks to discuss millennial issues.

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.

Even More Pinterest Promoted Pins Features Coming!

Devumi

Pinterest Promoted Pins have been becoming the new hot paid advertising option on social media since they were introduced last year. Now that they’re available to everyone, and they’re being used regularly, Pinterest has been able to refine the Promoted Pins features and uses for better engagement.

2015 Facebook Industry Report – Video on the Rise

Saying It Social

A comprehensive overview of Simply Measured's 2015 Facebook Industry report that highlights the top three takeaways for your business. The post 2015 Facebook Industry Report – Video on the Rise appeared first on. Facebook Content Marketing facebook Facebook Engagement Industry Report social media Videos

A Quick Discussion on TSU Lead Us To Understand The Feelings We Hold For TSU - May24Sunday2015 - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Recently A Quick Discussion on TSU Lead Us To Understand The Feelings We Hold For TSU. The Question: ‘What is TSU To You’. This was ofcourse a general discussion and the people were those who have experienced TSU. They are active users.

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How and Why Data Syncing Matters to Your Online Community Setup

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours.

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.

Interview With Alex Brown On "Non Glory" A Video Series

Diva Marketing Blog

. I've often said the social web gives more than it takes. Meeting people who may be outside of your usual network is one of its best 'gifts.' Alex Brown and I are worlds apart.

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How Much Do Facebook Fans Still Matter?

Jon Loomer

I know there’s a growing sentiment that Facebook fans no longer matter. This claim tends to be shouted loudest by those who also claim that organic reach is dead ( it’s not ).

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Weekend Reading

Ari Herzog

Here are some articles I’ve recently read and shared. You may enjoy them too… First, a fun video: Between Medium and Linkedin, which has a better audience for content marketing ? Are you confusing marketing and communications ? Do you care about logos and municipal branding ?

Bing Webmaster Tools Won’t Change Their Name Anytime Soon

Bill Hartzer

It does not look like Bing Webmaster Tools has any plans to change the name of their product anytime soon. As you might recall, Google recently changed the name of Google Webmaster Tools to the Google Search Console , a move that has surprised many veteran Google Webmaster Tools users, such as myself. Although Google Webmaster Tools is going through what looks like a re-branding to another product name, Bing won’t be changing their name.

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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.

20 Instagram Apps to Take Graphics From Good to GREAT

Rebekah Radice

Are you using Instagram to market your business? Would you like to create branded images that boost awareness around your company? Not Photoshop proficient? No problem! With the right apps – you can create the perfect Instagram image in a snap!

Even More Pinterest Promoted Pins Features Coming!

Devumi

Pinterest Promoted Pins have been becoming the new hot paid advertising option on social media since they were introduced last year. Now that they’re available to everyone, and they’re being used regularly, Pinterest has been able to refine the Promoted Pins features and uses for better engagement.

Are you in the Twilight Zone?

Absolute PA

Busy’s the new black these days – ask anyone how they are (entrepreneurs I’m looking at you espesh!) and I guarantee you’ll get a response of “yeah, good, busy” from almost everyone. There’s always something… BUT, are you making the same mistake I used to? If you are, you’ll be wasting time and restricting your growth, never mind profits, all while feeling like the busiest bee on the block – gah!

EducationWP

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.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Do The Kind Thing

Twist Image

How do you want it? Cheap, fast and great. Fine, but you can only choose two of those things. It's one of those famous business lines. You can't have it all. or can you?

Do You Believe These SEO Myths?

Small Business Mavericks

SEO has been around a long time. For as long as there have been search engines, if you think about it. Certainly, it has been around long enough to collect some myths that should be debunked. Here are a few of the worst: SEO is no longer being used in internet marketing. This one is kind of silly, because as long as there’s a search engine, there will be a way to optimize your site for it. SEO may have changed a lot, but it absolutely is an important part of any Internet marketing plan.

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Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Chris Crawfurd of sovrn. You put in countless hours to create the highest quality content possible week after week. Maybe you even spend money on hiring a graphic designer to make your work look even better.

Interview With Alex Brown On "Non Glory" A Video Series

Diva Marketing Blog

. I've often said the social web gives more than it takes. Meeting people who may be outside of your usual network is one of its best 'gifts.' Alex Brown and I are worlds apart.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #258

Twist Image

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

Content Marketing Caution

Small Business Mavericks

David Lizerbram is an attorney and business law strategist. His advice on the Marketo Blog – Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s: Don’t Let Copyright Law Be Used Against Your Content Marketing – is good advice for anyone creating content for internet use.

Google’s Mobilegeddon: The Best Excuse to Repurpose Old Content

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Mike Canarelli. For bloggers looking to refresh or repurpose old content, the April 21 release of Google’s “mobile-friendly” update comes at the perfect time and offers tremendous benefits.

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ICYMI – Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and Spotify

Danny WhatMough

Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Instagram starts sending email updates. Periscope launches on Android. Facebook makes some design updates to its iPhone app. YouTube adds a ‘shop’ button for pre-roll ads. Spotify adds video and podcasts. Image credit. icymi