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Facebook Pages are getting mobile friendly

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook has just announced that business pages are getting a whole lot more mobile friendly thanks to new features and functions designed with hand-held devices in mind. There are 45 million businesses using Facebook pages to reach more than 1.5 billion people.

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State of Crisis Communications and Social Media from a Professor’s Perspective

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Karen Freberg. Social media and crisis communications has become one of the fastest growing areas of both practice and research for today’s communication landscape.

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FINALLY! A Viable Solution For Posting Photos To Instagram From Your Desktop!

SocMed Sean

It amazes me how many people I talk to that are frustrated with the simple problem of posting Instagram photos from your desktop. You know the scenario: you went on vacation, you took a ton of photos with your DSLR camera and now you want to upload them to Instagram.

Here’s Your Opportunity to Start Something Awesome: Join #MBUstorm Blogging Challenge!

SocialFish

Starting out is tough… We all have lots of great ideas “we wish we could do” but they keep piling up waiting for when we have enough time.

Social Media Automation 101

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

One Social Media Metric to Rule Them All

Visually SM

Please excuse the nerdy headline—I’ve been on a real “Lord of the Rings” kick recently—but if I can borrow some of Mr. Tolkien’s flare for the dramatic, I will say that there really is one social media metric out there should be monitored more closely than the rest.

Driving Long-Term B2B Growth with an Omni-Channel Presence

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Robert C. Johnson. 68% of B2B buyers now purchase goods online via their phone or tablet (and soon maybe their Apple watch).

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Bringing the Awesome at #AMSFest

SocialFish

I’m here at #AMSFest to bring you some of the tidbits and takeaways from this great event which brought together a big crowd of association executives and AMS vendors, as well as tech consultants working with AMS. Watch the Twitter feed here! AMSfest Tweets. Potluck

Is It Time To Remove Social Media Links From Your Website?

Firebelly

Bloomua / Shutterstock.com. Those little social media icons—they may stand alone or be adorned with a message like “Let’s get social”—are found on almost every website these days. But is it time to remove them? For some brands—yes. Are you one of those brands? Read on to find out!

Fast Track Your Market Research – 4 Trendy Tactics

Harp Interactive

Categories: Market Research-Lite Tags: market research , market research techniques , real-time concept testing , voting platform Driving your business efforts down a data-backed track is your first-class ticket to success station. Glean insights into audience preferences and opinions by adopting these four trends in market research. Read more. ). Market Research-Lite market research market research techniques real-time concept testing voting platform

Tweet All The Twitters [pic]

Waxing UnLyrical

Some days you just need to tweet all the Twitters. Right? Off with you. Have a great weekend! Author information Shonali Burke President & Grand Poobah at Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.

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.

Why the Reddit Situation Really Matters to Associations

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. ————— The story is several weeks old now.

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13 Business Goals You Can Achieve Through Email Marketing

Convince & Convert

Every marketing plan is built around very specific objectives that a business intends to accomplish. The tools that go into a marketing plan, therefore, depend directly on these goals. But what if there was a tool that was not a use-and-throw razor blade, but a veritable Swiss army knife?

7 Ways to Generate Leads from Social Media

Kikolani

(Source). In a society that thrives on social media, marketers must learn how to bring in new leads from the networks or risk falling into obscurity. When executed correctly, you can use sites like Facebook to generate legitimate leads for your business. The best part of it?

My bestseller and the next book is on the way!

Janet Fouts

I was honored to be invited to co-author a book with the legendary Jack Canfield this summer.

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.

One Social Media Metric to Rule Them All

Visually SM

Please excuse the nerdy headline—I’ve been on a real “Lord of the Rings” kick recently—but if I can borrow some of Mr. Tolkien’s flare for the dramatic, I will say that there really is one social media metric out there should be monitored more closely than the rest.

4 Psychological Ideas for Creating a Stellar Content Strategy

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Being a successful marketer is less about being lucky and more about understanding buyers’ psychology. In today’s hyper-competitive world, you need to know what makes your customers tick and how to influence their purchasing decisions.

Leading Companies for Customer Service, On and Off Social

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Recently I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Leading Companies for Customer Service, On and Off Social.

How The Diamond Minecart Became the Most Viewed on YouTube over PewDiePie

Devumi

When it comes to being on YouTube, and being the most viewed on YouTube, you seem to really only have three options: Be a mega-famous pop star. Be a child or pet that does something stupid. Be a ‘Let’s Play’ video gamer with funny commentary.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Facebook Saved Audiences: How to Save Time Creating Facebook Ads

Jon Loomer

I hear a lot of chatter about how time consuming creating ads within Power Editor can be. The truth is, though, that most people with this issue don’t have the right processes in place for optimal efficiency.

Why the SWOT Analysis Still Matters in Marketing

Convince & Convert

When you’re developing a strategy–whether it’s a business strategy, marketing strategy, or communications strategy–the tried and true SWOT analysis is still a valuable tool.

5 Key Components of Successful Web Design

Small Business Mavericks

Web design is often thought of as something you do because you have to. At least, that’s what I’ve gathered from discussions with quite a few business owners over the years. You know you need a website, so you just hire a web designer to build you a site and leave it all up to them. That’s not a very good plan, for a number of reasons. Your website is, above all things, a reflection of your business.

They Are Not YOUR Fan

Social Media Network Marketing

Wake - Up ​ ​ I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional, Blog ​ Article Writing, OnLine Research And Also Help People With The Knowledge Of Internet To Earn Money Via The Online World

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

7 Ways to Generate Leads from Social Media

Kikolani

(Source). In a society that thrives on social media, marketers must learn how to bring in new leads from The post 7 Ways to Generate Leads from Social Media appeared first on Kikolani. Social Media Strategy contests coupons lead generation quizzes social media

How HP Balances Social Marketing With Social Customer Service

Convince & Convert

Integrating Marketing Services and Customer Support. Kriti Kapoor spent many years in marketing services, working for several large companies and startups alike.

5 Online Marketing Terms You Should Know

Small Business Mavericks

When it comes to Internet marketing, one of the most important things to learn right off the bat is the terminology. You can get lost in the maze of language if you don’t understand what HTTP and FTP stand for. Of course, just knowing the language isn’t enough. You’ve also got to know what the significance of each term is and how it can help you in your quest for more traffic, generating leads, and converting traffic to sales.

Change Someone's Life Today (Maybe Your Own)

Twist Image

We all want to do great work. We all want to change people's lives. right? When we first started building Mirum (back in 2000), I would often get featured in the local media. Not just because of the noise that we were making, but because I was very active in the local community.

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8 Ways To Build Backlinks In Boring Niches

Kikolani

Link building in boring niches makes SEO more challenging. There are less active blogs, the sharing culture is not common, webmasters take advantage and ask money for links or they rarely respond to emails. If you are in a boring industry, don’t get discouraged.

How Content Marketers Can Incorporate Agility and Performance

Convince & Convert

From Craigslist Posts to Forbes. Ritika Puri helps content marketers tell better stories. highlight to tweet) She is the CEO and Co-Founder of Storyhackers, where they help build out content strategy and programs for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to growth-stage startups.

25 tips on how to win hearts on Periscope

Absolute PA

After a certain amount of resistance I fell totally in love with using Periscope. You know, the live video streaming app you can link up with you Twitter peeps? It’s quick, easy, engaging, human.

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Now, What Does Seth Godin Want You To Do?

Twist Image

Last week at Inbound , Seth Godin gave the opening keynote address. Did you see it? Maybe you could not make the event. Maybe you didn't want to pay to go. It's a week later, and there's still a ton of buzz around HubSpot 's big event in Boston. 15,000 people were on hand. It was a big room.

10 Ideas for Finding Blogging Inspiration

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. No matter what famous authors tell you, writer’s block is a real thing, and it’s not easy to overcome.

How to Create An Epic Business Narrative

Convince & Convert

Lee Gutkind, “the godfather behind creative nonfiction” joins The Business of Story to share his expert advice on turning your business’s nonfiction into a dynamic and engaging epic. Lee is the Founder of the magazine/journal Creative Nonfiction.

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