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7 Steps for Finding Work/Life Balance While You’re Trying to Save the World

SocialFish

By Meico Marquette Whitlock. ——-. You’re deeply committed to your organization and doing whatever it takes to make life just a little bit easier for your members and the community you serve.

#measurePR Recap (July 2017): How Major Media Measures Content

Waxing UnLyrical

In July, #measurePR discussed how major media outlets measure their content initiatives. We welcomed two high profile editors: Jon Gelberg of Inc. Media and Dave Griner of AdWeek. Here’s some of what we talked about: On whether a perfect content strategy exists: A2: No!

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How to Get Social Media Engagement From Your Brick and Mortar Store

agora pulse

Subscribe to The 6 Minute Social Media podcast via iTunes | Stitcher. Plenty of brick-and-mortar businesses develop strong personal relationships with regular customers. Despite having a number of very loyal customers, many of these same businesses struggle to gain traction on social media.

Stop the Lazy Content Marketing Madness! Are You Guilty of These 8 Bad Habits?

Pam Moore

Are you sick and tired of spinning your social wheels in the content marketing engine feeling as if you are creating, creating, creating loads and mounds of content yet getting nowhere? ROI is not something you have seen in a long, long time? Have you ever thought that maybe you have lost your mojo?

Social Media Automation 101

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

Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide

SocialFish

It’s inevitable that as your organization continues to gain momentum and supporters, you’ll have to think about purchasing nonprofit fundraising software.

How Far We Have Come in Teaching Communications

Meltwater

In the span ten years ago, technology and social changes have influenced how public relations… Read More.

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Irresistible Content Curation and Creation -Free Webinar Live Training

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social content marketing wheels trying to keep up with every Tom, Dick, Harry, and Sally in creating content that inspires, engages, empowers, ignites, educates, entertains, motivates, persuades and helps your audience? Stop the madness! I know it's tough.

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

Convince & Convert

It seems like “ social media engagement ” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. And you want more clickthroughs. Because who doesn’t, am I right!?

A Day, Week, and Month in the Life of a Marketing Data Analyst

Meltwater

In the data-driven climate of today, nearly every business and departmental decision is influenced by… Read More.

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Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site. Do you use a CDN? Do you blog? Do you optimize your images? Do you pay proper homage to the Google gods? And other tricks of the SEO trade.

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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.

6 Years Without a Boss

Jon Loomer

On this day in 2011, my life changed dramatically. I didn’t know it at the time, but the change was for the better. I was laid off on August 18, 2011, and it was my second layoff in about two years. Confidence was at an all-time low.

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30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

Buffer Social

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily.

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Sales Influence in the PR World: Quota Driven

Meltwater

It’s no surprise that PR pros can have an impact on the way a sales… Read More.

Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. What I have read and heard the last few days sickens me, and I agree with many that it is important,–no, vital–that we stand up and say in a clear voice, “Hate is not OK!”

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.

Our Predictions for the Next 10 Years in Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Last month, we hosted a webinar talking about the past 10 years, the present, and the future of social media. Overall, we had three major predictions on what the future of social media looks like. 1) Data Drives Standards & Sales.

How to Get Free Imagery for Your Business on Instagram using Tack

Razor Social

As a business, how do you leverage user generated content? We all know that UGC is far more believable than content produced by brands. This is especially true in case of visual content. Today’s consumers are not easily influenced by advertisements.

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The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

Convince & Convert

It seems like “ social media engagement ” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. And you want more clickthroughs. Because who doesn’t, am I right!?

3 Things to Upgrade About Your Website to #KeepBuildingBrilliant

The Social Media Hat

What kinds of changes and upgrades have the greatest impact? Where should you invest your money? Here are three things I did to upgrade my site that resulted in significant milestones

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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.

Community First Insights: 1/5 of the Mindset in the Moment Approach

Ignite Social Media

Making your audience love your content is one of the biggest challenges social media marketers face. That’s why here at Ignite, we developed our Mindset in the Moment™ approach, to help guide us on the where, what, when, how and why of creating great social content.

Where to Find Non-Copyrighted Music for Your YouTube Videos

Devumi

Finding non-copyrighted music for use in your YouTube videos is essential. The YouTube Content ID system can automatically detect the use of copyrighted music. This can result in your videos being taken down or blocked.

Why A/B Testing Should Be Your Next Step on Social Media

Oktopost

When you post on social media three things can happen: Your audience ignores (ouch!) Your audience responds (with a like, share, or comment – not bad!) Your audience is SO interested, they click (and potentially convert – hooray!) However, as marketers we always strive to understand the why behind our audience’s actions; why did they … Social Media Marketing A/B testing Social Media Strategy

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site. Do you use a CDN? Do you blog? Do you optimize your images? Do you pay proper homage to the Google gods? And other tricks of the SEO trade.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Social Media Buzzwords Explained

Ignite Social Media

With social media’s ever changing vocabulary, we break down the most important industry buzzwords that every marketer needs to know and understand. Chatbots.

Which Instagram Metrics Really Matter?

Jenn's Trends

To be or not to be… that is not the question today. Instead, to care or not to care is the question when it comes to Instagram metrics. Like all social media, there are plenty of things we can choose to monitor, track, and claim as successful marketing. And, yet, we often find ourselves scrambling […]. The post Which Instagram Metrics Really Matter? appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

Harnessing the Power of Pinterest Videos for Marketing

Devumi

When it comes to image-based marketing, Pinterest is one of the best social media platforms to use. With recent changes to the platform, it is also a great site for video marketing. Read on to find out how you can effectively use Pinterest videos to promote your business.

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The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. You’re all set to make something great! One last thing: How exactly should your image look so it fits in the News Feed, timeline, or stream?

Do Emojis Fit with Your Social Brand Voice?

Ignite Social Media

Emojis have become a centerpiece in this new 21 st century communication environment. In fact, as of 2015, 92% of the online population was using emojis. But for those who are not too familiar with emojis and how they work, allow us to catch you up on what they are and if they’re right for your brand voice. What are Emojis? Emojis are the various small images or icons that are used to express an emotion or represent an item.

A UK Millennial? What is your dream car?

Audiense

According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders new car sales hit an all time high throughout the UK this March. SMMT used their findings to rank the top 10 Best selling cars in March 2017 as well as this year till date.

Marketers Welcome Pinterest’s New Pinch To Zoom Feature

Devumi

Pinterest has kept on improving on their functionalities even as they continue to grow into one of the most popular image search engines. A recent addition to the mobile app improves it even further: the ability to pinch zoom on pins. See more with Pinch to Zoom The new feature is pretty straightforward – users […]. The post Marketers Welcome Pinterest’s New Pinch To Zoom Feature appeared first on Devumi.

Pushing VS Pulling: 5 Steps to Transitioning into Consultative Sales

Social Selling Masters

Before we get into any details of making this transition, it is important that you fully understand each methodology.

Social Media Buzzwords Explained

Ignite Social Media

With social media’s ever changing vocabulary, we break down the most important industry buzzwords that every marketer needs to know and understand. Chatbots.

5 Tips to Keep Your Sales Prospects from Suddenly Going Dark

Koka Sexton

In sales, it is important to remember not to count your chickens before your eggs hatch. Or, in other words, The post 5 Tips to Keep Your Sales Prospects from Suddenly Going Dark appeared first on Koka Sexton. Blog Social Selling Strategies sales_tips selling_tips social selling

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