Sat.Nov 23, 2013 - Fri.Nov 29, 2013

Corporate social responsibility all year round

Sherrilynne Starkie

The holidays are upon us; it’s a time of good will towards men, kindness and giving. Being a good corporate citizen and support of community causes comes to the fore at this time of year.

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The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement


My new job is forcing me to confront my arithmophobia/dyscalculia (I’m not sure which it actually is–basically any kind of numbers or math freaks me out) as well as my loathing of Excel and I admit it’s almost pleasurable.

Increase Your Morning Productivity by Starting the Night Before

Justin Levy

If you’re like me, how you start your day usually provides the foundation for how the rest of your day will go. Sure, things inevitably come up which can steer the day in a different direction.

My Beautiful Broken Brain


A couple of months ago, while working on a project in London, I ran into a devastating and at the same time a truly remarkable and life confirming story: the story of Lotje and her beautiful broken brain, which is now turning into a documentary.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

This Thanksgiving We’re Thankful For You!



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Stop Making Yourself Feel Guilty After the Holidays

Justin Levy

Did you eat until you could barely move? Great job! Did you wake up feeling guilty this morning? It is important that you don’t make yourself feel guilty for enjoying the holidays with your family and friends.

Social Media News Ticker: Pinterest Adds Place Pins, Vine Goes Global

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine and Livefyre: Place Pins (image: Pinterest blog). Facebook.

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Holiday Shopping And Social Media A Winning Combination


‘Tis the season for family, food, friends, and of course shopping! As we all know, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have practically become holidays in and of themselves.

Let’s celebrate 50,000


NTEN is 50,000 members strong! PLEASE JOIN ME in celebrating this huge milestone by helping NTEN to raise $50,000 – one dollar for each one of our awesome members. I will personally match up to an additional $500 if you can help me reach the $1000 mark on my fundraising page. .

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.

A Day to Be Thankful

Justin Levy

For the first several years of my life, I didn’t celebrate any holidays, including Thanksgiving, since I was raised a Jehovah’s Witness. After a few unfortunate events, we left and, as a result, began celebrating holidays. There was one catch though: we were poor.

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#BookLoews Lets You Book Hotel Room Via Twitter

The Realtime Report

The luxury Loews Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Loews Corporation, recently announced that hotel booking is now possible through Twitter.

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Where Do You Tweet?


Twitter has become a daily part of life for the over 200 million people who use the platform every month. And even the people who don’t tweet are exposed to Twitter through television, magazines, radio, and so much more.

You should be thinking like a media company


…Or so says my friend Michael Brito. And I agree. We can help you do this, btw. Your Brand: The Next Media Company – Silicon Valley Social Media Council Summit "SVESMC" from Michael Brito. ———— ( photo credit ). Potluck

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.

Shut Down Work Apps at Night to Improve Work-Life Harmony

Justin Levy

Are you having trouble achieving the proper work-life harmony? If your primary machine is a laptop, then you are likely using it for your work and personal apps. This means that most of the time you have a blend of apps and websites open.

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10 Simple Truths About Business Marketing Today

The Social Media Incubator

In today’s fast-paced business climate that integrates online marketing and traditional marketing methods, businesses need to think outside the box about how to attract and acquire new customers.

Movember 2014 Tips and Tricks


Its hard to believe November is drawing to a close, and with it comes the end of Movember. The moustaches were aplenty this year, and with almost 1 million participants and almost $70 million raised, there was a lot to celebrate.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] – What can you outsource?


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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.

Overcoming Self-Doubt to Achieve Your Greatest Potential

Justin Levy

We all face self-doubt. Even the most confident people have moments where they doubt their capabilities. The key is to recognize when self-doubt is kicking in so that you can deal with it before it prevents you from accomplishing your immediate or future goals.

Thanksgiving Social Media Stats, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.15 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via Twitter. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch.

12 Simple Tactics to Boost Your SEO and Increase Your Influence Through Guest Blogging

Convince & Convert

Just how important is content marketing? PRpros must learn! RT @nickkellet : Content Marketing overtook Digital Marketing as a keyword 2 months ago #cmworld #digitalPR #pr. Carrie Morgan (@morgancarrie) September 10, 2013.

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2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers


Black Friday has arrived! If you’ve had your eye on a particular course, ebook, service, web host, WordPress plugin, or WordPress theme, now is the time to buy as the savings are HUGE! The following are the best sales for products I highly recommend for Internet marketers and bloggers!

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Breaking Through a Marketing Plateau

Justin Levy

Has your marketing program become stale? Are you not seeing the same results that you originally experienced? This could be because you’ve reached a marketing plateau. It’s time to introduce a change to help spark growth, engagement and activity again.

29 Things That Every SEO Should be Thankful For This Thanksgiving 2013

Bill Hartzer

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, November 27, 2013, and that’s got me thinking: as an SEO in 2013, what should we be thankful for? Well, I have come up with a list of things that every SEO should be thankful for this year. Certainly, these aren’t in any order of importance.

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7 Questions About Facebook’s New Star Ratings System

Convince & Convert

In this “let’s get physical” edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Facebook’s new system of applying star ratings to Pages , and the merits of kettlebell as a workout option.

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The Blockchain and the "All for One, One for All" Demise of the Centralized Server

Stay N' Alive

It''s amazing how history repeats itself. Internet history began with the conception of room-filled mainframe computers and "nodes" that would connect directly to the mainframes relying solely on the power of the central mainframe to get their signal and perform various tasks sent to the mainframe.

Breaking Through a Marketing Plateau

Justin Levy

Has your marketing program become stale? Are you not seeing the same results that you originally experienced? This could be because you’ve reached a marketing plateau. It’s time to introduce a change to help spark growth, engagement and activity again.

First-Ever SEO to Offer Bitcoin as Payment

Bill Hartzer

Starting today, I am going to go out on a limb (well, not exactly) to offer Bitcoin as payment for search engine optimization services.

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Don’t Be Afraid to Give Away Your Content Marketing “Special Sauce”

Convince & Convert

With all the holidays approaching (and just passed), I have been noticing my attention being captured by all things food or recipe-related. Tender Roasted Turkey”…”Sweet Succulent Ham”… “Sinfully Rich Spicy Pumpkin Custard.”.

3 Videos Inspire You to Do Anything

Ari Herzog

If you agree that feeling content is more important than consuming content, I encourage you to watch these three videos. Each video is about marketing and imagination. Each requires you to consume what is shown but there is no noise. It’s all signal.

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