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Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)

SocialFish

Social Media for Your Business: Quality Over Quantity

yMarketingMatters

We all want to see our followers on social media skyrocket in numbers. But numbers don’t necessarily equate to engagement, return on investment and…sales! Don’t fall into the social media trap of being obsessed with getting over 100K followers, especially if you are a small business. Relax.

6 Quotes to Remember From #C2Miami

Waxing UnLyrical

2014 is clearly my year to be in Florida. A couple of months ago I was in Key West, keynoting the PRSA Counselors’ Academy Spring Conference.

5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Logan Strain. If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

SocialFish

Seems that everyone’s churning out content these days – but that doesn’t mean that everyone knows how to write a really good blog post that grabs interest and keeps it. Here are just a few tips that might just help your blog writing stand out from the crowd. Write an attention-grabbing title.

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Monday Roundup: Digital Business

Waxing UnLyrical

In today’s high tech environment, digital business practices are becoming steadily more commonplace. From automation to online networking to analytics, digital technology is quickly becoming an indispensable asset.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 20 Captivating Marketing Statistics

SocialFish

More like this. Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits [Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Guide to Creative Commons [Cool Infographic Friday] Women dominate social media How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization ePatient 2015: Healthcare Associations, Are You Ready?

ICYMI: Pinterest Profile Image Changes

Firebelly

In case you missed it (ICYMI), Pinterest announced changes to how profile images appear this weekthey’re now circular.

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.

It’s About “Time”

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m hanging out in a local mall writing this while my wife has a session with her acupuncturist a couple of miles away. I’m fascinated as I sit here watching folks mosey by with no apparent purpose other than to mosey. How do they do that?”. Image: Alan via Flickr, CC 2.0. I’m also reminded of a somewhat terrifying, ultimately rewarding, experience I had as a college sophomore.

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9 Tips to Perfectly Pitch Your Guest Blog Post

Convince & Convert

Themanaging editor rolehas existedsince traditional media emerged, however today’s digital editor has evolved into much more than a piece of paper and a red pen.

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The Individual Donor Benchmark Report is Out!

SocialFish

Third Space Studio in collaboration with BC/DC Ideas, has released the third annual Individual Donor Benchmark Report , the results of a nationwide survey collecting fundraising data for small and medium nonprofits.

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SEO Firm Impersonates Google, Claims Local Listing to be Deleted

Bill Hartzer

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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.

How to Be Truly Efficient with Your Time at Work and at Play: We’ll Pay You $50 if We Fail

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While I’ve been relatively silent, 2014 has been a really fun year. I’ve been dabbling with projects of all shapes and sizes, finding myself doing lots of exciting work in sales to business development to strategy to customer service.

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Influencing the Influential: How One Infographic Scored 17,000 Views

Convince & Convert

I’m really stoked to use Mark Fidelman’s Eyefi campaign as an example of outreach marketing at its finest. As you know by now, I’m passionate about the weaving of creative and smart marketing.

Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

City of Forking Paths Turns Downtown Indianapolis Into A Gamer’s Dream

Firebelly

The idea of being on your phone is, these days, associated with waiting for your coffee, trying to look cool when your date is late, or using GPS maps to try and find a bar. But what if there was something that encouraged you to not only use your phone in public, but simultaneously connect you.

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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.

A Hard Social Media Lesson for Hoteliers

Janet Fouts

If you don’t remember anything else I’ve ever told you about social business, remember this: ALL business is social. Even if you aren’t using social media–other people are–and they talk. Oh how they do talk.

Why Good Community Management Equals Great Business Development

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto The last time I wrote for Jay was way back in 2012 when I was still a community manager for MBA@UNC, the online MBA program at UNC – Chapel Hill (Go Heels!).

Moving to HTTPS for Better Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Due to Google’s recent official announcement that an https site is a search engine ranking factor, I’ve decided to move my site, BillHartzer.com, to https from http.

SoundCloud Acquisition Imminent: Get your SoundCloud Account Ready

Devumi

The past few months have been full of rumors of a Soundcloud acquisition. A deal fell through around 3 months ago where Twitter was considering buy them up for around $2 billion.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

The ONE thing You Need To Do To Get Noticed Online

Absolute PA

This week I learnt that (once again) my blog has been listed as an influential resource – named as a Top 10 UK Marketing Blog by Search Engine Journal. I say, once again, because last year I was named one of 50 Top UK Online Marketing Influencers & Bloggers of 2013.

10 Company and Product Branding Tips from Microsoft

Convince & Convert

At Rival IQ, we see tens of thousands of companies, products, and people come through our system. This gives me a unique view of what organizations are doing not only for their digital strategy but also with their overall brand marketing.

Google Authorship Statistics Have Been Removed

Bill Hartzer

I am not sure if this is something that has been done on purpose or not, but Google has removed the Google Authorship stats that were previously available in Google Webmaster Tools.

Improve YouTube Adsense Revenue Part 2: Your channel and Marketing off YouTube

Devumi

In part one of our “Improve YouTube Adsense revenue” series, we looked at the videos you’re producing and the ads themselves.

Why Quality Content is the Core for Any SEO Strategy

Writtent Blog

Image source. Is quality content the backbone of your SEO strategy? If you are a serious small business or online marketer, it certainly should be. Shabby content doesnt engage readers. It doesnt build valuable links. It doesnt attract search engines, generate leads, or convert sales.

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How the World Sees You Should Govern Your Social Media Style

Convince & Convert

A few weeks ago, we gave Convince & Convert readers the chance to take a free assessment ($37 value) to determine how the world sees them – and more than 600 people participated.

Transform Events into Meaningful Experiences: Lessons in Real-Time Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Transforming Events into Meaningful Experiences: Lessons in Real-Time Marketing.

Why Would I Buy 1000 Twitter Followers?

Devumi

Everyone is looking to increase their Twitter following, and there are several ways to do so. We’ve covered a number of them here under our Twitter heading at Devumi. But why would someone buy 1000 Twitter followers, or more, when there are natural ways to go about it?

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