Sat.Jul 09, 2016 - Fri.Jul 15, 2016

Build a Culture of Association Success


Just a little reminder that Jamie and I have been busy bees writing a whole yearly series on culture for ! Here’s a quick sampler from the last few months: February – Why Culture Matters. The Link Between Culture and Talent. Interview: Mark Anderson.

Measurement: Why Business As Usual Just Doesn’t Cut It

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Scott Kaminski. “If If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” ~ Peter Drucker. Let’s get this out of the way right now: I’m no math whiz.

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The Social Brilliance of Pokémon Go

Janet Fouts

I am not a gamer. Sure, I play Words with Friends, but “real gaming”, as my son would put it? No way. Until Pokémon GO. Launched a mere week ago byNiantic, in a partnership with Nintendo, as a project originally funded by Google, Pokémon GO immediately caught on fire.

What’s a Facebook Barometer and Why Should I Use It?

agora pulse

Have you been on Facebook so long that you can’t see the forest for the trees when it comes to your page’s success? Let the Facebook Barometer by Agorapulse help you. In an instant, it can tell you what’s working — and what’s not — on your fan page.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Working to build scientific communities? Please take the AAAS State of Scientific Community Management Survey


The folks over at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are currently running a survey to determine what community management within science looks like.

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Emotionally Connect with Your Audience on Social Media


Many companies are struggling when it comes to managing their social media engagement. But being… Read More.

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A Pretty Awesome Way to Schedule Instagram Posts

agora pulse

Each month, more than 20,000 people search Google for a way to schedule Instagram posts. If you’re a social media manager, you might very well be one of those 20k searchers. Search no longer, my friend. We have a way to schedule posts to Instagram from your desktop or mobile device.

[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio


Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! —— Imagine if you could harness the collective wisdom of everyone in your community.

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Monday Roundup: Smart Reporting

Waxing UnLyrical

Tomorrow #measurePR takes a look at smart reporting with three stellar guests: Founder and CEO of IrisPR, Aly Saxe ; CEO of Geben Communication, Heather Whaling ; and digital PR Strategist and Author of “SMART News,” Sally Falkow.

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A Look Into Why People Share on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

As I’m writing this, Instagram is reporting 95M+ photos/videos being uploaded per day from 300M+ daily active users. And you know this is the tip of the iceberg in terms of how much information the world is sharing in social media.

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.

5 Easy Ways to Get Better Instagram Engagement

agora pulse

Say goodbye to the “King of Engagement.” ” Social analytics and reporting firm Locowise recently revealed that Instagram engagement continues to trend downward. . How can brands beat this trend? Here are five strategies to get your team started. Be Interactive.

How To Breathe New Life Into Your Small Business Blog

The Realtime Report

How To Breathe New Life Into Your Small Business Blog. Blogging can be a tough gig for small businesses, especially for those of us just getting on our feet. However, the journey feels much more discouraging when there are no comments, zero shares and our traffic is just plain pathetic.

What You Need to Know About Cornerstone Content


courtesy: iStock. An architectural design by Irish Immigrant James Hoban was selected for the original White House in October of 1972. The design was selected as part of a contest and the prize was worth a whopping $500.

Twitter Creates a New Tool for Brands and Snapchat is Changing up Their Game | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Twitter has created a new dashboard for brands, Facebook changes their algorithm again, amongst other things, and Snapchat is changing up their game in a big way. That and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. Twitter’s New Dashboard for Brands.

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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.

5 Ways Influencers Can Change Your Twitter Results

agora pulse

In a recent blog post by Twitter the writer shared the amazing statistic that “40% of Twitter users say they’ve made a purchase as a direct result of an influencer.”

Data Storytelling: Separating Fiction From Facts


Data is playing a larger role in day-to-day business conversations than ever before. The ability… Read More.

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Water Wipes Promotes With #PureLove While Holiday Inn Asks #WhyOverpay?


Wimbledon and #Euro2016 might be over and done with, but that didn’t stop social media from erupting with all kinds of interesting campaigns.

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Are Chatbots Right for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

Picture yourself needing to switch a flight, upgrade your cable package, or order a new smartphone. Perhaps you’d handle this online through your airline or service provider, maybe you’d call a customer service center, or even, gasp, go to the store!

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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.

Twitter Moms: How to Relate without Looking Like an Imbecile

agora pulse

Moms are key decision makers when it comes to sales and in fact make 85% of the purchasing decisions within a household. Whether you’re promoting baby products, books, food products electronics, makeup or clothes you need to be able to relate to the Mom market.

A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles

Buffer Social

Across the globe, there are over 500 million Instagrammers — more than 300 million of whom use Instagram every single day, sharing an average of 95 million photos and videos per day. Those are huge numbers.

6 Ways Your Pitch Is Falling Flat (And How to Fix It)


So, you’re looking to get coverage of your brand or product, but the usual strategy… Read More.

3 Tips for Brands Targeting Brides on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Weddings. You either love them or you hate them. I’m on the love side… and I’d better be since my own wedding is right around the corner. Literally. As I type this, it’s the ultimate 1-month mark.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Tips for using Pokemon Go for your business!

Freelance Social Media

Check out a few tips for using Pokemon Go for your business ! Tips range from hosting a party with Lure Modules to offering discounts to the three different teams, Team Valor, Team Mystic, Team Instinct! ShareThis

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How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More

The Social Media Hat

Social Media How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More. Sponsored Article. PromoRepublic - the new Calendar of Content Ideas helps you create stunning social media posts based on holidays, trends, events and more.

Instagram analytics: 7 metrics every marketer should track

Talkwalker SM

In recent years, brands have embraced Instagram with phenomenal success. The mobile photo sharing app now has more than 500 million active monthly users and it has firmly secured itself a place among the world’s most popular social networks.

How to Write for Multiple Demographics at Once


You’ve heard all the advice already; write specifically for your target audience. Writing for a “general” audience might maximize the total number of potential readers you might earn, but in exchange, you’ll lose relevance.

How You Can Repurpose Your Content into Powerful Lead Generating Incentives


Do you have a blog? Do you generate leads?Lead Lead generation (through gated content) plays a… Read More.

Water Wipes Promotes With #PureLove While Holiday Inn Asks #WhyOverpay?


Wimbledon and #Euro2016 might be over and done with, but that didn’t stop social media from erupting with all kinds of interesting campaigns.

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Whether you’re participating in an existing chat or hosting your own, there’s plenty to gain. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first.

How Social Media Can Increase Your New Site’s Search Visibility

Post by Adi Englander. Your content strategy alone isn’t enough when it comes to ranking higher in search. Content is still incredibly important, but there’s a not-so-new beast called social media that many business are still neglecting and missing out on entirely. Search engines are placing higher importance on what’s coming from social media. Need proof?

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Buffer for Instagram is Here: 8 Ways to Get Your Best Instagram Marketing Results with Buffer

Buffer Social

Instagram has fast become one of the largest, most lucrative social networks: 300 million people use the app every day and Instagram’s users spend more in purchases than any other major social network. That’s a huge audience and a huge opportunity!

Highlights from Social Media Day San Diego

Jenn's Trends

Social Media Day was celebrated around the world recently, on June 30th. Let’s be honest, it’s clearly one of my favorite days of the year