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[Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Social Media Images Cheat Sheet

SocialFish

Courtesy of: Prohibition PR. ————– ( photo credit ). More like this. Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Guide to Creative Commons [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits [Cool Infographic Friday] – What can you outsource?

How to Use the New Twitter Analytics Dashboard

Convince & Convert

What if Twitter launched the most awesome analytics dashboard and no one really noticed? Well, that’s pretty much what happened over a month ago. I’ve been waiting for the posts that detail how much you can get from the tool and the different types of analysis you can perform.

Don’t Try to Sell a Celebrity Their Domain Name on Twitter

Bill Hartzer

Would you be interested in buying [link] and [link] ? I can provide proof of ownership. deadmau5. — ToodyNoodlez (@McQuakenbake) September 19, 2014.

Are You Measuring Your Social Media Efforts?

Idaconcpts

Businesses that have jumped on the social media train will do well to make sure that they monitor their social media efforts.

Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

Guest post by Don Sturgill. ————-. In the not-too-distant past, information could be difficult to come by. One might need to travel to a large library, special collections or the headquarters of an association to get technical data. The Internet changed all that.

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Advanced Link Training Seminar – Tonight Sept 25 in Dallas

Bill Hartzer

Tonight is the night! This evening, at the Globe Runner offices in Addison, Texas (North Dallas area), we’re holding our first-ever advanced link training seminar.

Is Your Local Business Doing These Three Things on Twitter?

Idaconcpts

You tweet regularly and are beginning to build a following for your local business. You’re ready to take it to the next level and truly grow your presence on Twitter and harness the social aspect of social media for your advantage. So how do you do it? Engage with Your Followers.

Understanding B2B Online Reviews

SocialFish

Obtaining online reviews as a B2B industry or organization is not quite as easy or common as it is for your typical B2C business. Especially for those businesses who engage their audience or consumers through social media, online reviews can be fairly easy to acquire.

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3 Rules for Success from the Top 10 Marketers of 2014

Convince & Convert

As the amount of content produced online continues to grow at a rapid speed, content marketers are finding it harder and harder to stand out in an ocean of material that is all deemed to be valuable.

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.

How to Run a Twitter Contest that Succeeds & Finds More Twitter Followers

Devumi

Knowing how to run a contest on Twitter can be the difference between you successfully finding more Twitter followers, and you finding a new way to giveaway money for nothing.

5 Tips for Selecting the Right Employees

Idaconcpts

As a business owner, you make a lot of decisions every day. However, few decisions are as important as choosing which employees to hire. The employees you select will likely make or break your business.

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Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

SocialFish

How to Cross the Visual Content Canyon

Convince & Convert

Remember when Big Data was a problem? Though its origins are somewhat murky , the phrase “Big Data” gained mainstream popularity as shorthand for a set of problems unique to extracting value from massive, complex data sets.

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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.

LinkedIn Profile Tips for Those Who Want to be Professionals

Devumi

There are a number of social media mistakes that you can make on the other, more ‘social’ and informal platforms. LinkedIn mistakes are a bit more subtle as anyone can tell you that it requires a bit more of a refined approach. This is business social, not Facebook social.

?6 SEO Myths BUSTED

Writtent Blog

Ranking in the top results of search engines, especially Google , is critical when trying to run a successful business.

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How to Build a Company Culture That Works

SocialFish

Jamie Notter and I have developed a set of workshops through our new consulting firm, Culture That Works , to help our clients with their culture change issues.

5 Tips to Power Your Real-Time Marketing Efforts

Convince & Convert

At this year’s INBOUND and FutureM conference in Boston, Ekaterina Walter of Sprinklr delivered a real-time marketing talk that was one of the more buzzed about presentations.

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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.

Bill Hartzer – Weekly Update for September 21, 2014

Bill Hartzer

Less than 10 links to your site? You could still get a Manual Penalty in Google Webmaster Tools. Google Knowledge Graph and How to Get In–and a report on the results of my.Com vs. gTLD Domain Name tests. This past week, there are really two interesting new developments and posts worth noting. One involves Google Webmaster Tools and manual penalties because of bad links to your site. Turns out that I have a client that has a website with less than 10 links.

15 Storytelling Techniques

Writtent Blog

Storytelling is a major part of any content marketing strategy. You see, there’s one big problem with online marketing. It’s online. In other words, since Internet marketing is … well, on the Internet, there’s no way for the visitors who happen to come across your brand to get to know you.

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

How to Successfully Submit Your Article to Wikipedia

Convince & Convert

Lots of brands would love to have Wikipedia articles. If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you already know why having one can be beneficial for yours.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

In early 2007 I fell asleep on a bus home from college. I had a weird dream that I saw Jane Copland, Rebecca Kelley and Rand Fiskhin (all of SEOmoz at the time) sitting at the front of the bus.

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9 Data-Driven Blog Writing Tips

Writtent Blog

Did you know that only 20% of today’s chief marketing officers believe their staff are ROI-driven? It’s a sad statistic that reveals some pretty depressing truths.

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How To Use Natural Keywords In Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

When someone tells me to “just act naturally”, it makes me feel self-conscious and awkward. Suddenly, I’m aware of all the things I might be doing wrong, and I’m more apt to make mistakes simply because I’m trying too hard not to. Telling someone to use natural keywords in their blog can have the same effect because suddenly you become overly aware of just how stilted your writing is.

Social Media is Not Your Problem

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments It doesn’t matter what department you’re in. You’re the company. unmarketing Tweet This. Turning Tables. “Unselling is not about not selling.” ” That’s a lot of negatives in one sentence.

Be inspired! 12 snappy blog and headline ideas that get readers to CLICK

Absolute PA

Ever have trouble coming up with blog post ideas and headlines that actually tempt people to click and read? A snappy headline is the very first step to getting visitors to your website to read your carefully crafts words. It works the same way as headlines in magazines.

Why Your Blog Isn’t Growing and How to Make It A Success

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Gary Dek from StartABlog123.com. If your blog is dependent on Google search engine rankings like most websites, you should know that one record month of traffic can easily be followed by a record low.

18 Things About Facebook Rankings To Remember

Small Business Mavericks

Once upon a time, a business could utilize the organic reach of their Facebook Page posts and show up on the news feeds of interested followers. Now, not so much. Chris Crum has put together Everything Facebook Has Said Over The Past Year About News Feed Ranking on WebProNews. He has 18 points from their series of “News Feed FYI” announcements since August of 2013. Here they are: Facebook only highlights “major” updates — August 2013.

If your employees suck quit blaming social media

Convince & Convert

Maybe when we’re looking into issues in social media, when we’re doing social listening, maybe we’re missing the most important factors.