Sat.Apr 01, 2017 - Fri.Apr 07, 2017

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social customer relationship management (CRM) was being written about as a distinct product category as far back as 2008, but market interest really began to take off the following year.

Big Research Smarts for Small Budgets

Waxing UnLyrical

Happy Sunday! As you catch up on your reading, I thought I’d point you to a very interesting read on using Twitter to extract meaningful insights. It’s a post by Andrew Hutchinson on Social Media Today , which has been languishing in my inbox for a while.

Security Experts Believe That ‘Vault 7’ Represents A Common Public Hack

The Realtime Report

Security Experts Believe That ‘Vault 7’ Represents A Common Public Hack. It has been alleged that the CIA created software and tools with the possibility that the agency could hack into people’s smart devices like televisions, appliances and other household gadgets.

Special Announcement

SocialFish

As you all know, I am now fully immersed in startup land with WorkXO and our culture analysis and culture change work.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

SocialFish

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.

Trump Administration Hires Official Bloggers

Ari Herzog

In response to the rising tide of fake news and misinformation, senior White House officials are approaching bloggers who may not have necessarily voted for the President to nevertheless work for the administration, counterpunch the naive, and promote verified stories.

Is Facebook Discouraging Business From Creating Content?

agora pulse

I’m teaching a class and the question comes up again. “How many Facebook posts per day is a good amount?” ” The question may be the same but my answer has changed over the years.

How To Succeed As A Solo Attorney

The Realtime Report

How To Succeed As A Solo Attorney. Being a solo attorney has its advantages, with the most significant ones being the freedom to be your own boss and the ability to select your own cases.

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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.

The Marketer’s Toolbox: The 60 Marketing Tools We Use at Buffer

Buffer Social

As a marketing team spread around the world — from the West Coast in the US to the East Coast in the US to Canada, to the UK and Singapore, we always keep an eye on the latest marketing and productivity tools to help us stay connected and do our best work.

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The New Social: How Social Media Is Changing the Job Market

Meltwater

Social media is changing the world; it affects how we communicate and share news, how… Read More.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Quora Ads

agora pulse

When it comes to deciding where to advertise online, the first platforms you’ll probably think of are Facebook and Google. The data speaks for itself. eMarketer expects 78% of total US search ad revenues to go to Google and 73% of total US digital display ad revenues to go to Facebook this year.

What Lines of Credit Are Available To Entrepreneurs?

The Realtime Report

What Lines of Credit Are Available To Entrepreneurs? One of the most desired forms of financing by small business owners and entrepreneurs is a business line of credit. Because this type of financing offers flexibility that cannot be found in any other type of business financing.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

The 5 Best Tools for Twitter Chats

Razor Social

Twitter chat is a conversation or a discussion about a certain topic organized by Twitter users.The topic is defined by a unique hashtag and you can take part in the conversation by following that hashtag.

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How to Build a Successful Influencer Strategy on the Right Social Channels

Meltwater

You’ve heard about influencer marketing, but you may not be sure how to build a… Read More.

Avoid These 7 Rookie Influencer Marketing Mistakes

agora pulse

Influencer marketing takes many shapes, from sponsored blog posts all the way to product placement in Instagram shots and YouTube videos. The concept behind it is pretty simple. A business teams up with an individual who has social clout.

Spring Colored Web and Print Designs

The Realtime Report

Spring Colored Web and Print Designs. It’s common practice for many designers to offer a sense of continuity of a business by engaging seasonal changes. For example, some sites will shift from a cool blue and cold climate layout for winter to a more festive and spring colored design in April.

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.

How to Become a T-Shaped Marketer: What Marketing Career Growth Looks Like at Buffer

Buffer Social

Before becoming a marketer, Brian sold insurance. Alfred was in the army. Arielle was a health coach. I was a sports reporter. And now look at us! We’re a team of eight Buffer marketers , with vastly distinct backgrounds and educations, who collectively bring in 20,000 Buffer signups each week.

10 Fashion Brands Nailing Their Snapchat Content Strategy

Meltwater

There’s no shortage of inspiring content from fashion brands and retailers on Snapchat these days—from… Read More.

Why Your Business Should Use Facebook Chatbots For Messaging

agora pulse

The following guest post is written by Murray Newlands of Chatty People. Everybody in the tech and marketing worlds is talking about chatbots.

Apple And Google Services For Cell Phone Tracking

The Realtime Report

Apple And Google Services For Cell Phone Tracking. Though there are several third-party apps available to track your cell phone , both Google and Apple also provide their own services for the same purpose.

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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.

What Full-Funnel Social Analytics Actually Means

Simply Measured

You want to generate awareness of your brand and/or product, but you ultimately want to bring dollars into your business. You want to build an engaged community on social, but you want to get those click-throughs, too.

Finding Great Mentors

Meltwater

Like most, I was lost and confused my freshman year of college. I had moved… Read More.

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The 4 Ways to Fix Your Broken Content Marketing and Social Media – Jay Baer [SSM038]

Buffer Social

Did you know that there are more than 1.97 million blog posts published online every single day? And that’s on WordPress alone! Not to mention the millions upon millions of social media updates that are sent out to accompany those blog posts.

Paths To Manage A Successful Online Business

The Realtime Report

Paths To Manage A Successful Online Business. Running a business on the internet can give modern entrepreneurs a range of advantages over using offline business practices.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How to plan social media coverage during summer vacation

Ignite Social Media

Ahh, summer. The weather is warm, kids are out of school, and your favorite vacation spots are calling your name. Time to take some time off work! You can certainly wrap up your work early and everything else can wait until you’re back in the office, right?

6 Tips On Working With Much Younger Colleagues

Meltwater

I restarted my career five years ago, after a decades-long hiatus. Previously, I’d been editor-in-chief… Read More.

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Ultimate Guide to Social Media Competitive Analysis

Sprout Social

The early days of social media marketing were like the Wild West. Everyone was on the same level, trying a million different tactics to find the secret sauce.

Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat: A Status Update

Simply Measured

It seems like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat unveil new developments and product features every day as Snapchat goes toe-to-toe with Instagram Stories (and now Facebook Stories), and all of these networks try to: A) Get current users to spend more time with them. B) Attract new users.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.