Sat.Nov 04, 2017 - Fri.Nov 10, 2017

It Sucks When You Don’t Win

Waxing UnLyrical

So, not that long ago, I had a massive opportunity fall into my lap. It was big. Like REALLY big. Like the MUTHA of all proposals. I was so so SO excited about it, worked like a crazy person (with my biz partner) to pull it together. And though I say so myself, we did a crackerjack job.

Enabling Sales for New Growth Opportunities

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Convince & Convert

Live video is nothing new. In fact, live broadcasting has been around since the 1950s. However, while people are increasingly familiar with live video—particularly thanks to Facebook Live—there is still hesitation from companies in adopting this strategy to grow their business.

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we’ve been wanting to figure out how to make it accessible to more people.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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[Cool Infographic Friday] 51 Amazing Facts about WordPress

SocialFish

We love WordPress, SocialFish is built on it, so couldn’t resist this one. Tip o’ the hat to WebsiteBuilder for sending this along. Photo by Joey Kyber on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

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????????? Cyber Monday: Discovering the online consumers

Audiense

Having delved into the trends and insights of Black Friday last week it was only right to take a look at the finale of the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Cyber Monday. Last year was a record-breaking Cyber Monday for online sales reaching an astounding $3 billion, up 12% since 2015.

New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

It’s not news that people search social media for reviews on purchases, hotels, restaurants and such, or that they ask their friends for recommendations. According to the Nielsen Trust in Advertising report , 83% of consumers world-wide trust recommendations from friends and family.

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Latin American PR Trends: A Focus on Creating Value

Meltwater

In today’s media-saturated market, information overload is a real concern, especially if you're trying to… 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.

Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin: Closed Beta

Jon Loomer

I’ve received countless questions during the past week about the nifty little Messenger widget that hovers on the right side of my website. That’s the Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin , and I am lucky enough to be part of the closed beta.

Your Twitter Followers May Be Damaging your Engagement and Reach

Razor Social

When was the last time you analyzed your Twitter followers? How many of them are fake? How many of them haven’t tweeted in the last year or have zero followers? How many of them don’t have a profile image, bio, or description? Any of the above is a red flag that the account may be fake.

Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram?

Jenn's Trend

We all wanna do our best and put our best foot forward on social media. Instagram is no exception. And, being such a highly visual platform, creating the best content is key! But, how do you know what will perform best on Instagram? That’s what I’m here to help you with!

Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? Are we close to Facebook “Reach Zero”? If you’re curious if this is all a big to-do-about-nothing or something to really get concerned about, let’s investigate. What on Earth is the Explore feed?

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Facebook Ads Dynamic Language Optimization

Jon Loomer

If your brand has an international audience, one challenge can be serving ads in the user’s primary language. That challenge is significantly reduced with the launch of Dynamic Language Optimization.

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Big Facebook Mistakes | #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 045

Katie Lance

Today I’m going to share with you some of the biggest mistakes I see happening on Facebook. . All right, mistake number one, using your personal profile completely for business.

How Facebook Is Improving Communities To Bring Us All Closer Together

The Social Media Hat

Facebook has determined to develop "the social infrastructure for community -- for supporting us, for keeping us safe, for informing us, for civic engagement, and for inclusion of all." Here's how they're doing it

3 Ways To Improve Productivity

The Realtime Report

3 Ways To Improve Productivity . We all want to boost our efficiency and enjoy a better work life balance, but it’s the time when we’re busiest that productivity proves the most elusive. We know that inefficiency in the workplace affects our customers, our employees and ultimately, our bottom line.

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.

Is It Too Soon to Plan Your 2018 Social Media Strategy?

Ignite Social Media

Let’s face it, we’re going to blink and it’s going to be 2018. In the social space, where things are (or appear to be) happening in the moment it’s still possible to plan and gauge where the trends are heading which simply means, it’s never too early to plan.

Are Social Media Monitoring Tools Really Expensive?

agora pulse

When you are building your social media management toolkit, you need to make some hard decisions. With so many tools out there, you’ve got to chose between the must-have and the wouldn’t it be nice kind. So what about social media monitoring tools?

6 Noteworthy Reasons to Outsource Web Development

Social Media Marketing

Are you in a dilemma whether to outsource web development or get your in-house team (if you have one) to work on your website? Given the amount of appreciation and criticism you hear of this web development model your concerns aren’t unfounded.

The Secret to Creating Personalized Content That’s Relevant Not Creepy

Meltwater

It’s no secret that marketers are finding ways to send personalized messages to subscribers. After… Read More.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Spreading Holiday Cheer With Thoughtfully Planned Content

Ignite Social Media

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means that before you know it, your timeline will be sprinkled with the spirit of the season! As social media marketing professionals, it is our job to create content that performs well and stands out among all the other festive, holiday-themed content.

Boost Your Business By Knowing What Resources Are Available

The Realtime Report

Boost Your Business By Knowing What Resources Are Available. Despite various economic downturns, statistics for new businesses have remained very consistent since 1995. About 80 percent of these enterprises fail in their first year.

Community Discussion: How Do You Survey Your Readers?

ProBlogger

As the end of the year nears, you might be thinking about plans for your blogging in 2018. One thing that will help inform that is a reader survey. On both ProBlogger and Digital Photography school I do an annual survey, usually around November. As we plan our surveys, I thought I’d share some of the types of questions you can ask and give you a chance to share some of the survey techniques that have been successful for you too.

Can't Facebook Kill Twitter?

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Twitter does one thing right that Facebook isn't doing. No, it's not the 140 characters ( or 280 characters now ). No, it's definitely not how Twitter handle trolls and harassment. It's the real-time and live events. It's the "now." Or, more specifically, search and the "now" and in real-time.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Is Facebook Engaging for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

A quick Google search can reveal various options for how to improve your social media posts. There are tons of opinions, articles and expert advice on which brands do it best and which don’t.

Tips To Build Social Presence and Influence

The Realtime Report

Tips To Build Social Presence and Influence. This is the world of social media. Presence decides purpose and influence decides power. It pays to be in the power circle and here’s how you can do it. Choose your social media.

Microsoft and LinkedIn Resume Assistant Changes How you Job Hunt

Devumi

Having an impressive resume is the first step for any job seeker looking to attract recruiters. Microsoft and LinkedIn are giving you a hand in building that resume with the new LinkedIn Resume Assistant tool for Microsoft Word, and a host of other updates.

Hands On The iPhone X And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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