Sat.Nov 19, 2016 - Fri.Nov 25, 2016

Wishing You Turkey, Treats and Togetherness

Waxing UnLyrical

We’re going to take a break for the Thanksgiving holiday, and I hope you will too. This year has gone by so fast, and so much has happened … we need a bit of down time, don’t you think? Thank you for being a part of my world.

10 Ways Small Business Can Use Facebook Live Video Streaming

Pam Moore

Facebook Live video streaming enables brands and businesses of all sizes to tap into the power of video marketing and social media. It enables even the smallest of businesses to increase brand awareness, build community, nurture relationships.

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Big Changes at Instagram | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Finally, Instagram will allow links and @mentions in their stories, while Twitter makes another move to make the platform friendlier, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Instagram Adds Links, Boomerangs and Tagging to Stories.

Björk’s PR Secrets and What You Can Learn from Her


A primary aim of brands is to insert themselves into the lives of consumers, whether… Read More.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

#measurePR Recap (November 2016): Measuring Engagement

Waxing UnLyrical

The November edition of #measurePR focused on measuring engagement.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Here are the questions you should ask yourself first: Do I need business instantly (and have no following)?

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10 Types of Visual Content That Go Viral


It’s easier than ever to create and share content.In fact, we all create and share… Read More.

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Your Social Media Manager Resume Better Have This

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With adoption of social media marketing at an all time high and fans requiring constant attention, both B2B and B2C companies are finding it necessary to hire an entirely new marketing role, one that didn’t even exist 10 years ago — the social media manager.

Instagram Launches Live Video on Instagram Stories: Here’s All You Need to Know

Buffer Social

Instagram has today released two major updates to their product: Instagram live video and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct.

3 Changes in Social Media We’re Thankful for This Year

Ignite Social Media

Congratulations, everyone! We’ve almost made it to the end of 2016. It’s certainly been an … interesting … year. This holds true for the world of social media, also. Except in this case I mean ‘interesting’ in the most genuine of ways.).

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.

The Value Of Lists In Your Brand’s PR Strategy


There are several major lists published each year to highlight the best and most highly… Read More.

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A Complete Calendar of Hashtag Holidays for 2017

Sprout Social

From Puppy Day to Awkward Moments Day, there’s an occasion for just about anything. Ignored by traditional calendars these hashtag holidays are celebrated ad nauseum on social media.

Where Social Media Is Headed in 2017: The Biggest Trends to Watch For

Buffer Social

What does the future look like for social media? That’s a question we regularly discuss here at Buffer and one we’re not quite sure anyone has a concrete answer to. However, there are some clues out there as to what the future in 2017, and beyond, may look like.

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Obsolete SEO Techniques It’s Time To Forget

The Realtime Report

Obsolete SEO Techniques It’s Time To Forget. Due to constant changes to policies, search engine giants like Google are constantly forcing SEO experts to adapt to new realities.

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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.

Sidekick 12/11-12/17: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events


We're making a list so you don't have to check it twice. Just like Santa's… Read More.

Your Best Year in 2017 – 3 Steps to Setting Content Goals

Socially Sorted

Are you ready for your best year in 2017? Want to get started early this year? . In this post I share 3 steps to set content goals for your best year in 2017. . I’ll be the first one to put up my hand and admit that I am not naturally a goal setter and I AM naturally a procrastinator.

Social Media ROI: How to Connect Social to Real Business Results – Neil Patel [SSM018]

Buffer Social

We’ve found that one of the biggest challenges for social media marketers today is connecting social media to real business objectives and goals. From brand awareness right on down to customer conversions, social media has the potential to fit into many parts of the marketing and sales funnel.

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Social Media for Authors: Get Social To Get Published


The life of a beginning author is difficult. Trying to get your first story published is going to be a struggle as you go from one publisher to the next. Getting people to then actually read your work is an even harder challenge to go through.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

5 Psychological Tips for Selling on Facebook

Sprout Social

We as consumers like to think that we’re above marketing tricks. We’re savvier than when we were shopping 10 years ago. We use tools like price-comparison apps and budget-prompted push notifications to help us shop better. Use consumer psychology to your business’ advantage.

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What Problems Are You Solving?

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Disruption. Automation. Innovation. People are no longer terrified that their jobs are going to be shipped overseas. Oh, don't be fooled. There's still that. Now, technology is also threatening to have our jobs (yes, all of our jobs) become obsolete through automation.

Remarketing - Best Way to Follow Your Visitors

Social Media Marketing

When the visitors get linked to the web page without making an immediate inquiry or purchase, the clever process to get more such visitors for your site is called remarketing. In from of the targeted audience that has regular access to your site, this allows you to position targeted ads. There are different formats of positioning the ad remarketing ads on the websites. One is in the form of images and other in the text. The Google Adwords manage all the ads on the website.

How to Grow Fans and Save Your Sanity by Changing the Season


In September, I had one of the best conference experiences of my life.The atmosphere was friendly, supportive, motivated. The talks were top quality, innovative, engaging. The delivery was trendy, slick, seamless. The event, of course, was ProBlogger Event.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

7 Tips to Optimize Your Social Media Conversions

Sprout Social

We know how powerful social media can be for branding. It’s one of the most effective ways to reach the masses and build awareness for your company. But there’s another side of social media that’s equally important–converting social media followers into leads or customers.

Why Testimonial Advertisements Still Matters


Building relationships between customers and your business is an excellent way to build credibility and to be acknowledged as an expert in your industry. Establishing credibility helps build trust, which ultimately leads to more sales.

Creativity Is Alive And Well

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Don't worry, the robots and artificial intelligence-driven creatives will have a hard time doing this. The rock band OK Go make some of the most astonishing and creative music videos. In fact, I'd argue that they are much more than just "music videos," but rather engines that inspire creativity - on many different levels. Many believe that we live in a world, where it is increasingly difficult to do anything that is original.

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Should You Move Your Blogging Site To HTTPS?


By ProBlogger SEO expert Jim Stewart of StewArt Media. You’ve no doubt seen the subject of HTTPS in the media recently – the importance of applying it to your blogging website in order to preserve your Google rankings has been widely reported. But what does it mean for you?

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The Clever Girl’s Guide to Client Seduction

Absolute PA

As an entrepreneur, customer service is your matcha and mojito. If you don’t seduce and cherish your clients, they won’t be working with you. Not only that, they won’t be recommending you to all their friends either. To create truly memorable, long-lasting client relationships, you need to be clever. You need to do the dance. You need to get them to love you, in a Salvatore brother kind of way. On the prowl. The first step to seducing killer clients, is to find where they’re hanging out.

Instagram Marketing for the Digital Marketer


With more than 500 million active users, Instagram is the most popular visual marketing platform in today's social media landscape. Digital marketers must be able to master Instagram marketing to connect with Millennials, tell their brands’ visual stories, and stake out a presence on visual media. Mastering how to connect with the Instagram market, however, is a challenge for many marketers.

Confessions Of A Recovering Advertising Professional With Alex Bogusky - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast

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Episode #541 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. You can't turn down the chance to have a chat with legendary advertising professional, Alex Bogusky. Yes, he was on the cover of Fast Company magazine. Yes, he's been called the Steve Jobs of advertising. Alex joined famed ad agency, Crispin and Porter, in 1989.

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?


As November winds up (and plenty of you are still enjoying what’s left of the Thanksgiving weekend), Instagram continues to roll out Snapchat-style changes, we have some epiphanies courtesy of Seth Godin and Unsettle blogger Sarah Peterson, and thinking from the point of view of our customers (those of us who have them!).

6 Creative Social Media Tactics to Produce Better Content

Sprout Social

Marketers are under a lot of pressure to make sure their campaigns get noticed on social media. With so many businesses active across all social platforms, the content you’re publishing has to be more innovative, creative and engaging than ever.

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How do Cafes in India Brew Engagement on Social Media


After a hectic week, I really need some quality café time. Read a book, meet a friend, listen to some blues, wolf down a muffin… The weekend can’t get here any faster! It doesn’t help that I am being bombarded with some amazing content from Cafes on Facebook.