Sat.Jul 30, 2016 - Fri.Aug 05, 2016

An Olympic Experience Like Never Before

Waxing UnLyrical

Do you know what you’re going to be doing at 8 pm ET tonight? I know what I’ll be doing. Watching the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics on NBC, broadcast live from Rio de Janeiro (I mean, Zika can’t get me through an LCD screen, can it?).

Four Lessons on Resliency from Butch Vig

Dave Fleet

Butch Vig is a legendary musician and producer, who has had a huge impact on the music industry. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in alternative music (he produced Nirvana’s Nevermind, Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream, etc.)

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

Peer-to-peer fundraising relies on your supporters as they connect with their networks organically. Incorporating social media into P2P fundraising can amplify your fundraising efforts and tap into your supporters’ extended networks. After all, social media is a significant aspect of people’s lives.

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Introducing Marketima – A marketing career website

Jason Yormark

As I’ve gotten older the things I’m interested in writing about have strayed further away from my actual career. My personal blog has become a smorgasbord of topics ranging from tech to lifestyle, and less about marketing. Thus my entrepreneurial itch came storming back, and I felt the need to launch a separate site to be home to all my marketing content. Say hello to Marketima.

Social Media Automation 101

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

#measurePR Recap (July 2016): Smart Reporting

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips. The July #measurePR Twitter chat featured some very special guests: Aly Saxe , founder and CEO of IrisPR Software , and Heather Whaling , CEO of Geben Communication.

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Dear HR: Do You Really Want A Seat at the Table?

SocialFish

There has been a never-ending conversation in the Human Resources community about how to get a “seat at the table,” generally implying that the HR function should be in the C-suite, reporting directly to the CEO.

Social Media and PR: Insights from the Ice Bucket Challenge on Creating Lasting Impact

Meltwater

It has been two years since the Ice Bucket Challenge flooded Facebook with videos of… Read More.

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Instagram Stories vs SnapChat in a Nutshell – What You Need to Know

Pam Moore

Instagram recently announced a new feature called Instagram Stories that looks, smells, feels and behaves a LOT like SnapChat! The new Stories features empowers users to share their favorite moments in 10 second increments.

How to Repurpose Influencer Content for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to asking whether or not your brand should be repurposing its influencer-generated content – there’s really no question about it.

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.

15 Uncommon WordPress Plugins To Enhance Your Blog’s User Experience

Kikolani

It’s no secret that user experience is important. As users land on your website, you have a split second to capture their attention. If you fail, they may leave and never return. Therefore, it’s important to provide an engaging user experience to your visitors.

Master Instagram Marketing: Learn How to Use the Latest Updates to Your Advantage

Meltwater

Instagram continues to grow as a powerhouse in social media marketing. Having recently hit 500… Read More.

Questions To Ask When Trying To Hire The Right SEO Company

The Realtime Report

Questions To Ask When Trying To Hire The Right SEO Company. Being the owner of a small business is a tough job. Most people fail to realize just how much competition is out there in the world of small business.

7 ways to generate a Facebook following for your small business

Socialmedia.biz

Post by Megan Totka. ChamberofCommerce.com. S mall businesses can support their online marketing activities through a presence on Facebook, such as a Facebook page. In fact, a survey by Hubspot found that 84 percent of respondents expect small businesses to have a presence on Facebook.

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.

6 Twitter Search Features You Should Already Be Using

agora pulse

Are you looking to get more out of Twitter’s native search function? While most people stick to using the basic Twitter search bar, few ever dive in deep to the advanced search functions that the platform provides.

Instagram Stories Sends A Clear Message To Digital Marketers

Meltwater

Instagram took aim at Snapchat with the launch of its Stories platform, which allows users… Read More.

Why Your Facebook Ads Aren’t Converting

Convince & Convert

Welcome back to Talk Digital to Me! Here today is strategist Mary Nice, and she’s brought a treasure trove of Facebook advertising advice with her. As a strategist at Convince & Convert, Mary is keenly aware of how many brands get Facebook wrong.

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

Social media is a constantly changing force to be reckoned with. At times the changes can feel overwhelming. It seems that just as you have a grasp on your social media strategy, something comes along that shakes it to its core.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

My Favorite Instagram Timesaving Tips (that you can borrow)

agora pulse

When I first started using Instagram, I got into the habit of taking a photo just about every day. Later, as I started posting for my professional accounts and for clients, I realized that my current methods for posting and engaging were time consuming.

Data-Driven Storytelling: Looking at an Entire Industry

Meltwater

Meltwater media monitoring listens to over 30 million conversations a day across social media and… Read More.

Employee Advocacy – How to tap into the Influencers you are overlooking

Unmetric

Remember the time when offices used to restrict access to Facebook during work hours? Not only is that a thing of the past, but companies increasingly encourage their employees to Post and Tweet now. Employee Advocacy is all about employees becoming evangelists of the company they work at.

3 Use Cases for Chatbots: Webinar Recap

Ignite Social Media

So you missed our chatbot webinar? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with this debrief featuring 3 main use cases for chatbots we see happening right now. Easy Ordering. Chatbots are being designed to improve the efficiency of shopping using your mobile device.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

LinkedIn Etiquette: Are You Breaking The Rules?  

agora pulse

Like every social network, LinkedIn has its own official rules of conduct. But most LinkedIn etiquette expectations come from the LinkedIn community.

Supercharge Your Marketing with Statistics

Meltwater

How do you captivate and appeal to an audience with an elusive attention span?Supercharge Supercharge your… Read More.

Introducing Marketima – A marketing career website

Jason Yormark

As I’ve gotten older the things I’m interested in writing about have strayed further away from my actual career. My personal blog has become a smorgasbord of topics ranging from tech to lifestyle, and less about marketing. Thus my entrepreneurial itch came storming back, and I felt the need to launch a separate site to be home to all my marketing content. Say hello to Marketima.

First User Growth, Now Revenue Growth Falters at Twitter | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Imagine that your company made $600 million in just three months, up 20% from a year ago, but everyone was mad about it. That was Twitter’s week. Check it out here, plus more about Reddit and Social Fresh, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Twitter Revenue Stalls, Just Like User Growth.

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The Company Saves Money When HR & Accounting Work Together

The Realtime Report

The Company Saves Money When HR & Accounting Work Together. Is there a division between your human resources department and your accounting department? In many businesses, these departments are divisive, and each believes it can function without the other.

Competing for PR Victory: Fashion at the Summer Olympics

Meltwater

On August 5th more than 10,000 athletes, representing more than 200 member nations, will compete… Read More.

Social Media Report - Tyre Brands in India

Unmetric

You would think that tyre brands would have a tough time getting an audience. But MRF was a deep part of what I witnessed every tournament in my cricket-obsessed days. Admit it, a lot of us have tried to paint on their logo onto our pretend bats. Have you wondered how tyre brands do on social media?

When Social Media Turns Into A Nightmare

Kikolani

Social media is changing the way we do business. With just one bad review posted on your Facebook wall, you can lose valued patrons or followers. Social media has made it easier for businesses to expand their market—reaching otherwise unreachable areas—without massive marketing costs.