Sat.Apr 18, 2015 - Fri.Apr 24, 2015

[Cool Infographic Friday] How to Write Your Next Piece of Content


From the lovely Ann Handley , who needs no introduction. ———-. photo credit ). Culture That Works

3 Reasons To Hire A Social Media Marketing Agency


Should your brand enlist the help of a social media marketing agency to help it achieve its social media marketing goals? I may be slightly biased, but here are three good reasons why you should. 1) Focus. Social media marketing is all we do.

Connecting Your Business Blog with Your Readers (How-to)

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Dan Stelter. Does your business blog have the livelihood of a funeral? When you look around at your blog and analytics, what do you see? No comments. No new traffic. No social media shares. No e-mail subscribers. And no phone calls!

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What the Best Bloggers Do Right

Convince & Convert

Last time I checked , 3.75 million blog posts were written today. Now how many of those were read today? Your guess is as good as mine. A very teeny tiny minority, if you choose to rely on the most basic 80–20 Pareto’s Principle.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Content Strategy Lessons from Lego: Everything is Awesome, Especially your Content


This post originally appeared here on the Vanguard Technology blog. ———— Everything is awesome. Everything is cool when you’re part of a team. Everything is awesome when we’re living our dream.

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Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

You know how much I love to talk about social PR , right? At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. I figured there could be no better guests for this topic than two of my favorite ladies:

Maximize Your Content Creation Commitment

Convince & Convert

We all know it’s essential to create great (and ubiquitous) content. But the time pressures are real.

Association Social Media: Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)


3 Reasons To Hire A Social Media Marketing Agency


Should your brand enlist the help of a social media marketing agency to help it achieve its social media marketing goals? I may be slightly biased, but here are three good reasons why you should. 1) Focus. Social media marketing is all we do.

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.

Monday Roundup: Meeting Google’s Mobile-Friendly Standards

Waxing UnLyrical

You know how you live on your smartphone? Google does too. And it’s changing up its search algorithm again (here’s the official statement ), beginning tomorrow. If your site isn’t mobile-friendly, your SEO probably won’t be as high… or may even drop. And you know you don’t want to drop in The Goog! They tell you exactly what you need to do in the guide that we pointed to earlier. But here are a few more resources on becoming, and staying, mobile-friendly.

The 4 Best Influencer Marketing Studies of 2015 (So Far)

Convince & Convert

I read influencer marketing blogs and newsletters every day. Don’t get me wrong—a good tips post has helped me greatly over the years. But I’m a sucker for posts containing facts, strategies backed up with data , and most of all… charts!

[Cool Social Tools] Mattr Segments Your Social Audience To Identify Influencers


This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms.

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3 Reasons To Hire A Social Media Marketing Agency


Should your brand enlist the help of a social media marketing agency to help it achieve its social media marketing goals? I may be slightly biased, but here are three good reasons why you should. 1) Focus. Social media marketing is all we do.

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: Filter Referrer Spam in Google Analytics

Bill Hartzer

Well, apparently there is a new referrer spammer out there, called that has started showing up in Google Analytics as a referral source. If you suddenly see an increase in traffic on your site, check to see which sites are the referral sources.

Quit Renting Your Audience in Social Media

Convince & Convert

Smart companies are now using leased social communities (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, et al) to drive participation in owned social communities.

Everything you need to know about Outreach Marketing


Join me on April 28 at the Grouphigh Virtual Summit! I’ll be presenting on When Millennials Take Over , specifically on having a digital mindset. I’ll be joined by Gini Dietrich, Sandy Carter, Bryan Kramer, Tim McDonald and lots of other knowledgeable folks. Sign-up Today for Free.

Facebook Releases Free Training Resources for Marketers

Jon Loomer

Late last year, I started hearing rumblings that Facebook was working on a series of free training resources for marketers. Since I run a website that once derived most of my revenue from training courses, this certainly got my attention.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Google Shows Bing Search Results URLs as Links in Google Webmaster Tools

Bill Hartzer

In Google Webmaster Tools, Google is reporting Bing’s search result URLs as actual backlinks to a website. Google has as history of sometimes making a mistake and indexing Bing’s search results , like I found a while back.

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How to Market with Mom Bloggers

Convince & Convert

Image via By now everyone knows that moms have the most spending power out of every vertical of consumers. Therefore, brands of every genre are teaming up with mom bloggers and reporting awesome brand lift and campaign results.

Why And How To Submit Your Small Budget Film To Search Engines - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

As Published At: [link] Internet is a rich and vast resource of information. People living in different parts of the world can search a lot of information with a single click. These days the types of Gadgets that enable you to access internet are many.

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Did your site survive Mobilegeddon 2015?

Saying It Social

5 easy steps to ensure that your website is mobile-friendly and will be ranked higher in Google's mobile SERP following the April 21st algorithm change, also known as Mobilegeddon 2015. The post Did your site survive Mobilegeddon 2015? appeared first on. Google + SEO Google https Mobile mobile-friendly Mobilegeddon SERP Web Developer Webmaster

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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.

Digital Marketing Trends you NEED to Know About


If there’s one thing you can count in when it comes to digital marketing trends it is change. The very nature of all things digital is that nothing is really permanent in the way that a book is permanent.

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4 Marketing Lessons From the Creator Movement

Convince & Convert

If you haven’t noticed, the creators movement is in full swing, with new developments from YouTube , Snapchat , Vessel , and more.

Why Should You TSU? - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Why Should You Be On TSU? TSU the Social Media Network has crossed the 3 million Users mark! Do you still wonder if you are to be on TSU ? TSU has gained itself a definite Space. Here many artists are launching their ''Sneek Peeks'' and ''Premier Previews''.

Why Your Website Might Lose its Google Rank

Ari Herzog

Starting April 21, 2015, Google is penalizing any website from appearing in its search results if the website is not mobile responsive.

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11 Essential Elements of an Effective Social Media Business Plan

Rebekah Radice

Are you using social media to market your business , but struggling to create momentum? Would you like to make sense of each social network, clearly defining where and how to spend your time online?

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. They’re on the front lines of your social media and digital channels each and every day as the voice of the company.

What Are The Privacy Options For Group On Facebook

Social Media Network Marketing

Privacy Options For Group On Facebook: ​ I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional And Also Help People With The Knowledge Of Internet To Earn Money Via The Online World HERE ARE COUPLE OF LINKS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE EARNING QUICK REFERENCE: 1.

#SocialHangout From Battlefield to Boardroom

Koka Sexton

Today I had the wonderful opportunity to be on the Social Hangout with an all-star crew. Thank you for having me Eric Mitchell and bringing along great people like Brian Fanzo, Michael Brito, Dan Evans, Daniel Newman.

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