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

SocialFish

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.

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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

Mindjumpers

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!

Firebelly

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Multichannel Marketing For Nonprofits

SocialFish

This is the first post in a series provided for SocialFish by Artie Patel of Attentive.ly , a tool I’m currently checking out. ————-.

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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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Where Do You Tweet?

Firebelly

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.

Let’s celebrate 50,000

SocialFish

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. .

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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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.

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

Firebelly

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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You should be thinking like a media company

SocialFish

…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

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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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.

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

Kikolani

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!

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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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.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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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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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Introducing LinkedIn Showcase Pages

Small Business Mavericks

Companies doing business on LinkedIn have been able to connect with audiences through business pages. Now, LinkedIn has rolled out an additional level of social media for companies with multiple brands and divisions called Showcase Pages. In order to use Showcase Pages you first need to have a company page.

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.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

2 New Programs Prove the Inmates are Running the Social Media Asylum

Convince & Convert

Image from BigStock.com. If you’re reading this, you probably had little doubt about the power of the populace – armed with social media – to profoundly impact the behavior of companies.

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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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.

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.”.

Facebook Suggestions Fail

Bill Hartzer

Well, I am pretty used to it by now. Whenever you are on Facebook and you have “liked” a page, Facebook makes an attempt to show you pages that are “similar to” other pages, in an effort to get you to “like” those pages, as well.

15 Rocking Content Marketing Tools with Advice from Experts

Writtent Blog

With 9 in 10 organizations marketing with content , it’s evident that we need effective tools to create, publish, distribute, and analyze content published online. Needless to say, there are lots of tools out there, but which are the ones worthy to give a try?

Mobile Advertising Segmentation – Tablets & Smartphones

Small Business Mavericks

Cynthia Boris at Marketing Pilgrim reveals some interesting tidbits about tablets and smartphones regarding mobile advertising click-throughs. Here’s a run down of some of the more interesting findings: Smartphones dominate games, social media, communications, productivity apps, news, weather, dating, sports, and shopping. Tablets have a slight edge on books and reference materials. Tablets dominate travel and local.

18 Things For Which I Give Thanks

Convince & Convert

image from BigStock.com. I am thankful for my wife, who loves me and put up with my frequent travel and heavy workload. I am thankful for my children, who are – I think – turning out to be kind, loyal, accountable and happy.

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Holiday Shopping And Social Media A Winning Combination

Firebelly

‘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.