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What to Do if Your Instagram Account is Hacked

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Emma Hawes. The warning . It was a day I was busy with a paper and work assignments: February 4. I was obsessively checking my email inbox, and saw one from Instagram saying my password had changed. I decided to take the warning seriously, but not totally obsess over it.

Craft a Writing Style Guide for Your Website

SocialFish

Have you ever heard someone refer to content as “noise”? As in “there’s a lot of noise on the web”? Certain websites are considered “noise” while others have earned praise, likes, retweets and even awards. What makes the difference?

Google Home Services Concierge: The Newest Experiment

Navolutions

Another day, another weird experiment from Google. Google’s latest oddball comes in the form of a “Google Home Services Concierge.”

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Social Media Updates – February

yMarketingMatters

The month of love saw many new social media updates that I loved. Here are the latest social media updates and changes to help you optimize and make the most of your social media marketing efforts for your business. Facebook.

Social Media Automation 101

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

What to Do if Your Instagram Account is Hacked

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Emma Hawes. The warning . It was a day I was busy with a paper and work assignments: February 4. I was obsessively checking my email inbox, and saw one from Instagram saying my password had changed. I decided to take the warning seriously, but not totally obsess over it.

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10 Landing Page Best Practices to Convert Traffic

Harp Interactive

Hold the confetti. Just because you directed traffic to a landing page doesn’t mean visitors will convert into leads for your business. Follow these 10 landing page best practices to turn your website into.

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3 Easy DIY Social Media Content Creation Tools

Firebelly

You don’t have to be a graphic designer or a Photoshop pro to create stunning graphics for your social media channels. These three tools make it easy! Canva. Of the three tools I’m sharing, Canva is the most robust. It provides a ton of pre-existing images and templates you can use.

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Monday Roundup: International Women’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

Big day tomorrow: International Women’s Day. So of course, this post is by women, about women, and for women everywhere. Ladies, take it away (just like we did at this ColorComm/Johns Hopkins event last year – see photo). Closing The Gender Gap Is Everyone’s Business.

Learning from Millennials (Yes, Really)

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

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.

Introducing Talkwalker Image Recognition: The Future of Social Listening

Talkwalker SM

In 2016, talking about the internet means talking about visuals. More than 1.8 billion photos are uploaded daily on the internet. Twitter users post 175 million images every day. On Instagram, users are sharing 80 million images per day. Images are everywhere.

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What Makes Audiences Trust Your Influence Marketing

Convince & Convert

While once thought of as a fading trend , influence marketing is back and hotter than ever. It’s no wonder, with the ever-increasing amount of brand-generated content and ad-blockers making it harder to promote branded content, that brands are looking for new ways to reach their audience.

#measurePR Recap (March 2016): Meet the Measurement Mavens

Waxing UnLyrical

From Women’s History Month to International Women’s Day, March is all about women. Amirite ladies? This month’s #measurePR’s edition was no exception.

Using Google AdSense Hurts Mobile User Experience, Violates Google’s Own Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

Adding Google AdSense to your website hurts the mobile user experience on your website and violates Google’s own suggested guidelines. I have been working on my own site, this site, to optimize it for page load speed.

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.

The 10 Point Check List for Effective Social Media Analytics (with Infographic)

Talkwalker SM

As digital marketing increasingly becomes more and more measurable, there is no reason brands should not understand the effectiveness and reach of their social media. Gone are the days when traditional PR and media strategies relied on the “spray and pray” method.

6 Ways to Attract Return Visitors to Your Blog

Convince & Convert

You’ve been creating consistent blog posts for a while, but you aren’t getting as much traffic as you’d like. It’s time to get to the root of the problem. Google Analytics may tell you that even though you’re bringing in new readers, they don’t visit your site a second time.

Monday Roundup: International Women’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

Big day tomorrow: International Women’s Day. So of course, this post is by women, about women, and for women everywhere. Ladies, take it away (just like we did at this ColorComm/Johns Hopkins event last year – see photo). Closing The Gender Gap Is Everyone’s Business.

Light Bulb Moments in Marketing on Silver Arrow Tech Talk Podcast

SocMed Sean

Light bulb moments are what I call those brief flashes of inspiration that occur when we find a unique solution to a problem or “wrap our brain” around a complex concept in a way that it’s applicable and meaningful to us. I enjoyed taking some time to talk with Silver Arrow Tech Talk host, Matt Trent, about those light bulb moments in marketing that bring ideas to life. Check out the podcast and let me know what you think about those light bulb moments. –Sean.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

6 Facebook Lead Ads Updates You May Have Missed

Jon Loomer

[NOTE: Another recent update not mentioned below is that lead ads can now be shown on desktops. When they were first released, they were only available on mobile. I did not include this update because it was not among the most recent updates Facebook announced. But it’s a big one!].

The Best Way to Write About Your Brand to Boost Conversions

Convince & Convert

Effective website copy stresses benefits rather than features.

Live-Streaming Tools – Which is the Best for Marketers?

Kikolani

When live-streaming first entered our Internet world back in the early-to-mid 2000’s, it was really a tool for individuals’ personal use. Today, live-streaming is a very different tool – one that can be used by marketers in engaging and very effective ways.

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6 Things My 6-Month Old Taught Me About Social Media

Jenn's Trends

For those of you who have kids or who have been around a child for more than 5 minutes, you know that kids bring forth a plethora of lessons. They teach us about ourselves. We learn what we’re good at and where we struggle. We learn new strengths and weaknesses.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

More Proof Apple Moving to.Apple TLD Soon?

Bill Hartzer

Is Apple going to finally move to their new TLD (Top Level Domain).Apple Apple soon? Well, if new domain name registrations are any indication, there are 10 new ways that may show proof of that. Apple recently registered 10 new domain names that all end in their brand name, Apple.

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How to Reap the Revenue Rewards of Smarketing

Convince & Convert

In most companies – especially B2B firms – sales and marketing don’t get along. Ultimately, both groups are tasked with the same revenue production goal, but their core skills and perceptions are different enough that much is lost in translation.

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7 Ways to Spice Up Your Blog Posts for Better Engagement

Kikolani

How amazing is your blog content, really? You might be writing those most stunning prose, with the most relevant topics, but are your readers singing your praises from the rooftops? Are they constantly coming back for more?

Marketers, what’s your story?

Janet Fouts

As marketers, we often have an idea of who we believe our market to be, what they want, and what kind of messaging will work for them. But are we really just talking to ourselves? We can be too close to the product and too specific about details our audience doesn’t understand. Maybe we know […]. mindful social social business Content Marketing Marketing

What is Vimeo? Learn to Use and Succeed on Vimeo!

Devumi

Many people who are too used to YouTube find themselves asking ‘What is Vimeo? Why does it exist if we already have YouTube?’ The answer, of course, must be that Vimeo offers something that YouTube does not. What is offers are features which a growing segment of the Internet population enjoys.

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What Brands Get Wrong About Local Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

Since December of 2015 , we have seen Google become more deeply involved in helping brands manage their location data in a seamless way. The Google My Business API rollout has been a welcome development to more quickly and efficiently keep Google listings updated.

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Live-Streaming Tools – Which is the Best for Marketers?

Kikolani

When live-streaming first entered our Internet world back in the early-to-mid 2000’s, it was really a tool for individuals’ personal The post Live-Streaming Tools – Which is the Best for Marketers? appeared first on Kikolani.

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How to use AdEspresso to Manage Your Facebook Ads

Razor Social

Have you ever struggled creating ads with the Facebook Power Editor ? At times it drives me crazy! I’m in the middle of creating an ad and I copy a previous ad. I then open up the ad and try to edit the audience and Power Editor freezes. Ahhhhhhhhh… it’s happened too many times.