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Seven Top Marketing Posts for 7-7

Webbiquity SMM

With the 4th of July celebration just behind us in the U.S. and many people still away from the office (mentally if not physically), it seems an opportune time here in the lazy, hazy days of midsummer to take a quick look back at the seven most-read posts of 2015 so far.

[Cool Infographic Friday] The Anatomy of a High Converting Landing Page

SocialFish

Kinda like this one. Via QuickSprout. ———— ( photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

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Social Media Updates: June

yMarketingMatters

June saw some huge updates, so let’s get right to them. Facebook Updates. Author Tags. If you’re trying to build your brand using Facebook with a strong a content marketing strategy, you’ll love this new update.

Why Blog Posts Fail

Convince & Convert

You are wasting money on content that has little chance of success. Are you creating more content this year than you were last year? Almost certainly so. But, is that extra effort being expended efficiently and intelligently? In many cases, no.

Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Create a YouTube Account From 1st Click to Last

Devumi

YouTube is fast becoming the go to online platform for businesses looking for new ways to promote their brand, and for individual looking for fame and fortune. Learning how to create a YouTube account is a simple process that will be looked at, step by step, in this example filled article.

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State of Search 2015 Conference

Bill Hartzer

As a co-founder of the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, I highly recommend that you plan attend the State of Search 2015 Conference , being held in Dallas on November 16th and 17th, 2015.

A Very Special Social Pros: Announcing Your New Co-Host!

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments By putting content & social marketing together, you get the most important thing—great storytelling. adamcb Tweet This. Passing the Social Pros Baton. Mr. Jeffrey K. Rohrs is departing from our long-time Social Pros patron Salesforce Marketing Cloud.

New Facebook Power Editor: A Complete Guide

Jon Loomer

Last week, I told you everything to know about the new Facebook Ads Manager. Now let’s take a closer look at Power Editor. Like any other big change, the new Power Editor will take some getting used to. As you poke around you’ll find… Some things work differently now.

5 Tools for successful remote working

Absolute PA

You know when you start out in business and you get those first clients and prospect customers? You remember every detail, every phone call, where every piece of material they may ever need is.

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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.

How to Create Social Media Graphics That Spread Like Wildfire

Rebekah Radice

It’s no secret. I love visual marketing. No matter how (or where) we’re connected, you’ll see bright, bold, and colorful visuals that define my brand. But it wasn’t always that way. Visual marketing has evolved, and with it, so have online strategies.

How Marketing Gets Done in a Regulated Industry

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments It’s understanding how what we’re trying to do fits into a broader ecosystem or strategy. ShannonPaul Tweet This. Social Media in a Regulated Environment. Shannon Paul is the Vice President of Social Media at Fifth Third Bank.

5 Ways Social Media Can Generate Leads

Small Business Mavericks

Social media has become huge lead generation tool for many businesses and online entrepreneurs, but there is more than one way to generate leads through social channels. There may be as many ways as there are marketers. The following five methods of generating leads through social media channels are popular and growing more so every day. Driving Traffic to Websites – Let’s get the obvious one out of the way right off the bat.

5 Tools for successful remote working

Absolute PA

You know when you start out in business and you get those first clients and prospect customers? You remember every detail, every phone call, where every piece of material they may ever need is. Like when you first started creating all the copy, terms and everything else you needed – it all went in “documents” and you just knew what it was called? Fast forward a year or 2 to when your business is in full swing – not so easy to remember it all, huh? We’re only human.

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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.

A Curious Mind

Twist Image

Curiosity is everything. I have always been curious. I have always asked questions. I have always hunted down answers. I often take notes. I often find myself fumbling for a piece of paper. When I ask Seth Godin what he does, he likes to say that he notices things. I'm jealous of that answer.

Liquid Content Strategy – An old Idea gets life

Proactive Report

In a recent post Mark Schaefer talked about the need for a “liquid” content strategy. “For the first time in history, our marketing strategy is dictated by the channels and platforms, instead of the other way around. We did our research, crafted a message and went to work.

How Many Sales Funnels Should You Have?

Small Business Mavericks

You operate a small business. Chances are, you have a small staff. Even if you run a business with 100 employees, your marketing department may not be sophisticated enough, or large enough, to drill down to every potential customer segment you have. You may only have the time to develop one sales funnel, but is that all you need? Some businesses have multiple sales channels. If that is the case with your business, you may need to create a sales funnel for each channel.

3 Project Management and Organisational Apps that I Use in My Blogging

ProBlogger

The last two weeks have been crazy. I’m sure you know the type of weeks I’m talking about. Onn top of my normally full weeks… I impulsively decided to launch a month of daily podcasts (and I crazily decided to do all of the show notes, editing and production myself).

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

The Next 7 Business Books That Everyone Should Read

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It's summer. It's really summer. This is the time to read. . What's next to your night table? What book is stashed in your backpack? How many books do you have loaded up on your Kindle ? While there are a bunch of great books that have recently come out, there are several more coming out, in the next few months, that really deserve a lot of attention. I'm voracious when it comes to business books.

How to Make Online Videos Work for You

Proactive Report

By Cokey Falkow. With all the marketing noise out there it is not surprising that CFO’s and CMO’s are trying to make sure that the money spent on any marketing is getting results. There is a lot of buzz about online video and that is because studies show that they get results.

5 Ways Social Media Can Generate Leads

Small Business Mavericks

Social media has become huge lead generation tool for many businesses and online entrepreneurs, but there is more than one way to generate leads through social channels. There may be as many ways as there are marketers. The following five methods of generating leads through social media channels are popular and growing more so every day. Driving Traffic to Websites – Let’s get the obvious one out of the way right off the bat.

How to Choose What Social Media Space to Focus On

ProBlogger

A brand new week and day 8 of our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge ! Let’s get started. Today it’s all about social media, and the role it plays in your blogging.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Who (Really) Owns Your Data? (Get Ready To Freak Out)

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Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away.

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#65: Selling Yourself–The Art of a Winning ‘About Page’ with Melissa Cassera

Amy Porterfield

For busy entrepreneurs, the About page of a website is one of the easiest to put off. You might throw a few vital details up there, like your name (always a good place to start) and your credentials, and promise yourself to fill it out later. Maybe you even go back and try adding some details […]. The post #65: Selling Yourself–The Art of a Winning ‘About Page’ with Melissa Cassera appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

ICYMI – Facebook, Instagram, Rhinobird and Pinterest

Danny WhatMough

Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Facebook announces plans for video ad sharing revenue model. 1080p images coming to Instagram. Facebook rolls out floating videos. Another live streaming app launches – Rhinobird. Pinterest launches first developer partnership with Polyvore and If This Then That (IFTTT). Image credit. icymi

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How to Harness Brainstorming to Build Great Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Blogs can’t exist without content, and it is often one of the most stressful parts of blogging. Coming up with fresh, interesting, new content repeatedly for weeks, months, and years on end can take its toll if you don’t put strategies in place to help you before you get to burnout point.

The One Screen World Keeps Happening

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How many screens is your brand marketing against? In my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete (which came out in a trade paperback version this past May), I introduced the notion of The One Screen World. The only screen that matters to a consumer, is the screen that is in front of them. Screens are everywhere, they are cheap (and getting cheaper), they are ubiquitous and they are all either connected to the Internet, to one another or will be.

The Wrath Of Cannes With Joseph Jaffe

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Episode #469 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Joseph Jaffe is widely regarded as one of the top marketing bloggers ( Jaffe Juice ) and podcasters (both Jaffe Juice in audio and Jaffe Juice TV in video). He is the author of four excellent books ( Life After The 30-Second Spot , Join The Conversation , Flip The Funnel and Z.E.R.O.) and his latest business venture is, Evol8tion.

31DBBB Challenge: Join a Forum or a Social Media Group and Start Participating

ProBlogger

One of the most common questions I’m asked by bloggers is “ how do I find readers? “ I do have a pretty standard reply, although it really does depend on several factors: mainly who is their target audience, where are they mostly online, and how can you participate in those places?

ProBlogger Podcast: The Benefits of Your Blog Being Mobile-Friendly

ProBlogger

Today is Day 6 in our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge. There’s no denying it – the time has come where you’re going to lose traffic if your blog is not optimised for mobile viewing.