Sat.Jan 28, 2017 - Fri.Feb 03, 2017

The Power of You

Waxing UnLyrical

I try really hard not to get political in my blog posts, emails, and other public facing/professional communications. First, I don’t work in politics, so it’s not my bailiwick.

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses By Jingcong Zhao. With $5.4 Billion spent on social media marketing in the U.S. alone last year , it’s clear that social media is being cemented as a marketing function in most B2B organizations.

ROI 228

How To Simplify Content Promotion with the Twitter Leapfrog Method


I was sent this interesting tactical article on the Junto blog. Here’s the full article reprinted by permission – would love to know if anyone is using this Twitter Leapfrog Method or anything similar.

Five Content Themes to Embrace this Valentine’s Day

Ignite Social Media

Holidays can be a brand’s best friend on social media, if used correctly. While some holidays beg for a post, others should be skipped. Lucky for you, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and this is a golden opportunity to connect with your followers.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Ever Tried Going Down an “Up” Escalator?

Waxing UnLyrical

As you read this, I’m making my way “home” – the U.S. – after having been “home” – India – for almost a month. While in Kolkata, I had occasion to pass by one of the city’s first malls, Vardaan Market.

More Trending

Three association practices that reflect your workplace culture


Did you miss these? Jamie’s Association Success posts in December focused on the visible parts of culture… The Link Between Office Design and Culture. Several years ago I saw a presentation from an association CEO who had recently redesigned their office space.

Do I Really Need a Social CRM for My Business?

agora pulse

Making customers front and center is the key to success for a lot of modern businesses from the smaller local favorites like Chocolate Johnny ‘ s to the large scale success of Zappos. But it’s hard to manually track thousands of conversations.

How Important is the Number of Followers on Your Social Media?

Jenn's Trends

How important is the number of followers on my social media account? …… I get this question All. From all sorts of people, with all sorts of different goals. Look, I get it. You see an account that has 100,000 followers, and you want the same. You see an account with a million […].

A Statement from Our CEO


I am an immigrant. Since 2005, I have been proud to call the US my… Read More.


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.

Association Millennials In Their Own Words


Jamie Notter moderated a great panel with a group of smart Millennial association execs recently for Association Success.

Groups 187

How to Spy on Your Facebook Competition

agora pulse

A great way to measure your social media progress, and get a snap shot of your current social media status, is to complete a Facebook competitive analysis for your Facebook Page.

4 Key Project Management Skills That Business Owners Need

The Realtime Report

4 Key Project Management Skills That Business Owners Need. Good project and program management skills are crucial for those who own a business.

How to Empower Your Small Business PR with Thought Leadership


In small business PR, it’s easy to suffer from product or service egomania.OK… so I… Read More.

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.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2


Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

How to Spy on Your Twitter Competition

agora pulse

They say to always keep your friends close and your enemies closer, right? This is also true when it comes to monitoring your Twitter competition. Since you and your competitors are going after the same audience, following their moves can be highly beneficial to forming your own strategy.

Infographic: 115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media

The Realtime Report

Infographic: 115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media. The post Infographic: 115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media appeared first on The Realtime Report.

Report 155

5 Ways to Battle Fake News and Maintain Brand Integrity


Fake news. The term has become almost overused this past year, as stories from less… Read More.

News 157

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Assuming you already know that social media is the first way in which people follow live events they can’t attend in person…. Let’s take a look at some considerations to get your brand ready to cover the gamut of 2017 activities.

3 ways to promote your YouTube channel

Esther Vargas / Creative Commons BY-SA. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, video producers. Post by Megan Totka.

How To Optimize Your Facebook Ads Like A Pro

The Realtime Report

How To Optimize Your Facebook Ads Like A Pro. Facebook’s advertising network allows you to reach millions of potential customers very easily. The ad network is designed to be user friendly, allowing those with even no experience in using paid ads to reach the right type of audience.

Warm Up for the Super Bowl: Real-Time Social Listening


With the Super Bowl just around the corner, news organizations and sports-related companies are not… Read More.

Sports 123

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

3 Lessons We Learned with Facebook Location Pages

Ignite Social Media

Around here, we get excited to test new things. If you’re getting our ‘Social You Should Know’ updates, you know that every week we manage to have a few updates to share from the social world.

Why There’s No Perfect Time to Post on Facebook

Buffer Social

There probably isn’t a single best time to share to social media.

Data 114

Tips For Creating An Awesome Website

The Realtime Report

Tips For Creating An Awesome Website. Whether you need a website for your business, or it’s just for personal use, there are many factors to consider. It’s also not as simple as being able to say WordPress or Drupal, etc.

Tips 118

Want to Build Strong Influencer Relationships? Focus On Ease and Value


Whether we’re shopping for a new pair of shoes, researching a flat-screen TV we’ve been… Read More.

5 Steps to Developing a Social Media Audit

Ignite Social Media

It’s the start of a New Year and many of you may be wishing to develop a social media audit for your social media channels to be sure they’re working hard for your brand. Well never fear! The path to a social media audit is as easy as the following 5 steps. Outline Key Motivators.

21 Top Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers

Socially Sorted

In this post, I share 21 Top Google Chrome Extensions that will help you get more done as a social media marketer. . You can start using them immediately to get more productive, save time and work smarter in your business. Many of them I use every day! .

Snapchat Marketing Strategy 101: Getting Started, Building a Community, and Generating ROI – Carlos Gil [SSM027]

Buffer Social

What started as a simple app to send disappearing videos to friends, Snapchat now attracts some of the biggest brands and influencers in the world. More than 300 million people use the app every month – generating an astounding 10 billion videos views per day!

ROI 112

Social Media Recap: January 2017


It’s been a busy month on social media. Many of our favorite social platforms have… Read More.