Sat.Sep 06, 2014 - Fri.Sep 12, 2014

What is Influencer Marketing?

SocialFish

Short answer – human to human interaction. Here I am with a short video on influencer marketing, filmed as part of Encore Alert ‘s League of Extraordinary Marketers series (*blush*).

5 Reasons Why Your Social Media Marketing Efforts are not Working

yMarketingMatters

While many small-to-medium size business owners are reaping the benefits of using social media to generate traffic and significantly boost sales , some business owners have found that social media has shown few if any tangible results.

The Real Roadblock to Social Business Success

Webbiquity SMM

Stories about how top executives just don’t “get” social media and the concept of social business were common four or five years ago. But it’s jarring to still come across such reports today.

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Like It Or Not, Facebook Like-Gating Is Going Away

Firebelly

Planning to run a contest in which you were going to require people to like your Facebook page to enter? If so, do it NOW. Starting November 5, pages will no longer have the option of requiring people to like their page in order access content on an app.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. —————-. As much as I liked the concept of Google+ (or is it Google Plus? There still seems to be no consensus), I can’t say I’ve used it a ton.

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Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I had a chance to catch up with Columbia Business School professor and fellow author, Rita McGrath to discuss her latest book called – The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013).

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Video Is More Important Than Ever On Facebook

Firebelly

Starting today, all public videos uploaded to Facebook will display the number of times it’s been viewed beside the number of comments and shares.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Alibaba vs Amazon

SocialFish

More like this. Cool Infographic Friday] How Will You Deal With Your Digital Afterlife?

Tweet, Pay, Love: The Modern-Day Social Media Pop-up

The Realtime Report

This is a guest post by Rupa Ganata, co-founder of men’s grooming online retailer Yes Sir , and of Brand us Social (BUS). From fashion to food, an increasing number of businesses are exchanging goods and services for tweets and Instagram posts in the form of modern day Social Media pop-up shops.

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.

Here Comes the Content Marketing Shakeout

Convince & Convert

Start the countdown. The tick tock until the big content marketing software shakeup is under way.

SendinBlue Review – Small Business Pricing with Enterprise Features

Kikolani

Just recently, I saw a long conversation on Facebook where someone asked if there were any good email marketing platforms outside of the top two or three that everyone seems to be using.

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Association Social Media: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

SocialFish

5 Brand-New Ways To Increase LinkedIN Showcase Page Followers

Atom Thought

It’s a really difficult thing to increase your followers on LinkedIn company/showcase pages. The reason is simple, LinkedIn does not have the same virility inbuilt as Facebook. Also, LinkedIn genetically is more about your personal thought-leadership than company’s.

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 Content Partners Can Boost Your Content Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com In my previous Convince & Convert post, I explained how to research potential partners and expand your target audience by getting your content in front of their readers.

How to Know Our Website is Penalized by Google – Recovery Tips

Social Media Marketing

Getting high quality links to a website is the best way to enhance site quality and visibility on search engine. But after Google first updated on 23 Feb 2011, all website owners and SEO experts are very strict to create back-links for a website.

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Join Me at the Outreach Marketing Virtual Summit on 9/23

SocialFish

I will be speaking along with all these smart folks at GroupHigh’s Outreach Marketing Virtual Summit on September 23rd. The event is FREE and will be livestreamed all day from 9 am to 6 pm EDT.

Brands trolling the trolls in #Social Media

Laurel Papworth

In my 8 ways to deal with trolls and negative criticism , (1000+ retweets!) one of the options is to “own” the negative criticism – or troll the trolls. Because it’s not negative if you own it, and get a laugh out of it, is it?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

What Makes a Great Brand Ambassador?

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto Ambassador prowling: Hunting down people who love your brand or locating the people who will love your brand they just don’t know it yet. Sounds a little creepy, maybe, welcome to the world of marketing.

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Shipping and Storage Containers For All Needs

Idaconcpts

There are many uses for port containers and shipping containers , but each container must be used for a specific purpose. Every company that invests in these new containers can use them for several things. There are some companies that need to use these containers for their freight business.

Facebook vs. Twitter: Which is Better for your Brand?

Devumi

When you’re looking at a Facebook vs. Twitter comparisons in terms of which is best for your brand, the first the thing that comes to mind is which thing first came into being. Facebook has been around since 2004, while Twitter has been around since 2006.

5 Brand-New Ways To Increase LinkedIN Showcase Page Followers

Atom Thought

It’s a really difficult thing to increase your followers on LinkedIn company/showcase pages. The reason is simple, LinkedIn does not have the same virility inbuilt as Facebook. Also, LinkedIn genetically is more about your personal thought-leadership than company’s.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

6 Steps To Transform your B2B Marketing Program

Convince & Convert

For years, B2C brands have used online video as a marketing tool to reach their target audiences and deliver important brand messages, and consumer-facing brands have benefitted from numerous conferences and resources to help them along their video journeys.

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9 Tips to Spot Amazing Blog Writers

Writtent Blog

Image source. Fear of terrible content. I bet you’d be lying if you said you weren’t afraid of the repercussions of bad blog content. Major brands constantly make the news for social media posts and content marketing gone horribly awry.

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SoundCloud Ads are Here: Prepare your SoundCloud Account

Devumi

SoundCloud ads were recently introduced by the world’s second most popular music sharing site (behind the all-powerful YouTube) in an effort to grow the amount of money that uploaders can earn. As of now, the revenue sharing is only available to a select few.

The Changing Customer Service - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Due to Social Media the way customers are now serviced has taken a change. This change is for the good. Previously like all other things, we have experienced the good and the bad customer service and care that was implemented. There were some corporates who managed well, while the others managed to frustrate the customers even more. And it goes without saying, that though we have good possibility via the Social Media there will be some who will perform well and others who may not.

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Which Social Network is Your Pro Sports League [infographic]

Convince & Convert

This is a happy day, as NFL football is BACK.

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9 Magnetic Headline Formulas to Grow CTR

Writtent Blog

Despite a massive influx of interactive multimedia, writing still rules the web. That makes powerful headlines essential for the success of any online blog or business.

3 Things To Remember About Content Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Content marketing is on everybody’s radar, right? Well, if it isn’t, it should be–if you are interested in internet marketing at all. Content is what makes your site unique and differentiates your message from all the rest of the messages everybody gets hit with, so it’s important to pay attention to what you are saying to the world.

Native Advertising Is Everybody's Problem

Twist Image

Have you jumped on board the native advertising train yet? There are few words more buzzworthy these days than "native advertising" (that''s a lie. "big data" is probably worse).