Sat.May 21, 2016 - Fri.May 27, 2016

Why Inbound Marketing Is So Important For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

Simply put, inbound marketing is creating and sharing useful, compelling and fanstastic content with potential and established clients. It’s inviting them into your way of thinking and business culture. This way of communication is a full access pass to your expertise, know how, and story.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How VR and AR will change the way we shop

SocialFish

Allow me to geek out for a moment. ————– On March 19, 2016 China Development Forum gathered ultimate Internet moguls to discuss industry trends.

B2B Marketing Trends 2016-2020: Social Media Breakfast Wrap

Webbiquity SMM

What trends will drive B2B marketing over the next three to four years? Where should savvy B2B marketers invest their resources to optimize results over the next few years?

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3 Lady Parts and a Frisbee Walked Into a Bar…

Waxing UnLyrical

Did you know that lady kangaroos have three lady parts? Did you know that the creator of the frisbee was actually made INTO a frisbee after he died? Did you know that these are some of the random facts that you’ll learn when you sign up for my Social PR Virtuoso Master Course ?

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Social Media Automation 101

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

11 Lessons for Struggling Entrepreneurs

Jon Loomer

[NOTE: I know I typically fill these pages only with articles and tutorials about Facebook ads. This time, however, I’m taking a slight turn to reflect on entrepreneurship and building a business. If you read carefully, you’ll see how much of this can be applied to Facebook ad strategy.

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Dos & Don’ts Regarding What to Post this Memorial Day

Ignite Social Media

Memorial Day is almost upon us once again. For millions of Americans, the holiday is a chance to remember those in the military who sacrificed their lives for our country. For others, Memorial Day is also the official demarcation of summer.

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What a Duck Can Do For “Social” Media Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski. I’ve held on to a theory for a while now: Social media and media relations are a paradox. The former is new school, which allows you to control your message, and the latter is old school which gives you very little control, yet more credibility.

PR and Marketing Trends: What the Changing Media Landscape Means for Brands

Meltwater

The media landscape has changed significantly and will continue to shift. As technology increases the… Read More.

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[Cool Social Tools] Awesome-ize your Instagrams and Vines with VideoSound

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! ———-.

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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.

Why Every Small Business Needs a Website

The Realtime Report

Why Every Small Business Needs a Website. As a small business owner, you may have wondered whether or not getting a website is worth it. The truth is, having a website for your small business is no longer something which should be considered an option.

What I Learned from my Social PR Makeover

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Emma Hawes . My wardrobe last Wednesday included Nike yoga pants, tennis shoes and a coral screen print Delta Gamma Shirt, which, if you knew my time at Mississippi State, had to be two years old. Plus it was topped off with very little makeup and a messy ponytail.

How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting

agora pulse

Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Unsure how to find relevant audiences to improve or scale your campaigns? Discovering what your perfect customers are interested in is one of the most crucial parts of Facebook advertising.

Social Sidekick 6/5-6/11

Meltwater

Bueller? Bueller? Don’t forget to celebrate the anniversary of Ferris’ epic day off on 6/5… Read More. Blog Facebook Social Listening Social Marketing Twitter content social media social media holidays Social media marketing

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.

The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

If there’s one thing we’ve learned being the original social media marketing agency, it’s that nothing in our world stays the same for long. Our industry changes every day. So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task.

11 Things Donald Trump Stole From the Gary Vaynerchuk Playbook

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStock. Donald Trump’s machinations are routinely described as “shocking” and “revolutionary” by political observers. They claim he has “reinvented modern politics.” ” And maybe he has.

Facebook Live v. Periscope: Which is Better for Marketing Your Business?

agora pulse

Want to know how to use live streaming platforms Facebook Live or Periscope to grow your business? In this article, you’ll discover the contrasts of the Facebook Live v. Periscope match up and what these pros and cons might mean for your business. Periscope.

21 Social Media Facts You Should Know Right Now

Meltwater

Millennials are still on Facebook. Images get shared more. Digital ad spending is increasing. People… Read More. Social Marketing

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Implementing new features on social media can be an intimidating task to take on. The moment you see that buzzworthy headline about a new feature on social media during your morning coffee, you’re likely asking yourself the following questions. Could this work for my brand? How much will this cost?

4 reasons why your marketing data is important

Socialmedia.biz

Post by Megan Totka. ChamberofCommerce.com. W hat happened in your last marketing campaign? Did it go as well as you’d hoped? How much are you aware of the nitty gritty details behind what happened? One of the biggest reasons marketing campaigns fail is a lack of data.

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How Your Customers Shop On Instagram

agora pulse

Instagram selling is not a fantasy. It’s real and it’s happening as you read these words. Let me tell you a true story about a woman; I’ll call her Sabrina. We’re going to show you how easy it is for her (and your customers) to shop on Instagram. Lately she has been into florals.

Marketing and Grilling Have More in Common Than You Think

Convince & Convert

May is my favorite time of year. In Indianapolis, it means everything is in bloom, Memorial Day is around the corner, and you can literally smell the burning rubber from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! In my house, it also means it’s time to fire up the grill.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Day In The Life of a Social Media Marketing Intern

Ignite Social Media

“So you’re the new intern? Great! Can you get me some coffee?”. I bet any amount of money that when you hear “intern” that is the first thing that comes to mind. That, or you think of The Intern (a fantastic movie in my opinion).

How I Maintain 20 Percent Organic Reach on Facebook

Jenn's Trends

How many times have you complained about your Facebook reach? Probably more times than you can count. Even I complain about it. Well, I used to a lot more than I do now. You see, I’ve been experimenting with organic reach on Facebook for the last 5 or 6 months.

Let’s Be Clear on Content Creation vs. Content Curation

agora pulse

Content Creation versus Content Curation … which is best for your brand? This is the hot debate raging in the marketing world. Content Creation is the process of creating your own content from scratch and marketing it to your followers or subscribers.

11 Deadly Mistakes Everyone Makes That Kill SEO and Conversion

Kikolani

When looking to set up a website, most of us are rather linear in our approach. We pick a platform, put together a color scheme, figure out some fonts that fit into our brand’s style, slap a logo on the website and call it good.

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

$704 million Generated by Coachella and Stagecoach. 99,000 people per day. 9,000 Airbnb rentals. 1 million tweets per day using #Coachella branded hashtag. 40+ million globally experienced #Coachella via Snapchat. 239 million total reach. You heard us right.

International Marketing Campaigns: Breaking Through Language Barriers

The Realtime Report

International Marketing Campaigns: Breaking Through Language Barriers. For international marketing campaigns, communicating in the native languages of those customers you are trying to reach is by far the best approach. English is a language spoken in many markets.

3 Ways Sports Marketers Need To Be Using Instagram Data

Audiense

Demy De Zeeuw posted on 433 , his highly popular Instagram account for football fans, with his notifications turned on, the video below is what happened. This is what marketers of major sporting brands can expect when their social media strategy is driving a lot of engagement.

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How to Research and Find Ideas for Phenomenal Content

Meltwater

If you’re a content marketer, you play psychologist, writer, and creator. You know what people… Read More. Content Marketing