Sat.Jun 18, 2016 - Fri.Jun 24, 2016

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Jim Dougherty. What is distributed content and why should you know about it? A huge challenge to integrated communications is to maintain a consistent message across multiple platforms. Yet with social media platforms, oftentimes messaging is controlled by the user.

12 PR Blogs Your Competitors Are Reading (And 3 They Don’t Yet Know About)

Meltwater

We barely have time to tailor every one of our PR messages by channel and… Read More. Blog PR

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The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.

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Network Defense: Why Visibility Is Key To Rooting Out Ransomware

The Realtime Report

Network Defense: Why Visibility Is Key To Rooting Out Ransomware By Wendy Moore. Most organizations work hard to invest in reducing operating costs and improving the overall efficiency of their networks.

Social Media Automation 101

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

#measurePR Recap (June 2016): Live from #AMECSummit

Waxing UnLyrical

You know what’s awesome about a digital event? Doing it live from a REAL event! As you might remember, last week I moderated the June #measurePR Twitter chat live from the AMEC International Summit in London.

An Insider Look at Reach and Frequency Ad Buying on Facebook

Ignite Social Media

Remember the glory days when your organic Facebook content would reach your audience with no paid dollars behind it? Me, too. But then Facebook changed up its algorithm again and again and your content started getting fewer and fewer eyeballs on it day after day. “ Now what? ” you say.

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Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era

The Realtime Report

Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era By Jenny Q. In an age when everyone is digitally connected and sharable content is abundant, legislation is needed to protect users, content creators, and distribution networks from the chaos that would otherwise ensue.

Monday Roundup: Smart Integrated Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

Integrated communications is getting a lot of love from the PR space these days (I’m not sure why, because good communications were ALWAYS integrated). So I figured we’d focus today’s roundup on some great posts that will help you find your way long the I.C. yellow brick road.

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What the Elimination of Facebook’s 20% Text Rule Really Means

Ignite Social Media

On June 8, Facebook eliminated a long-standing rule that prevented ads with more than 20% text to run through their platform. Community Managers and Social Media Buyers around the world rejoiced! Then we read the fine print….

12 PR Blogs Your Competitors Are Reading (And 3 They Don’t Yet Know About)

Meltwater

We barely have time to tailor every one of our PR messages by channel and… Read More. Blog PR

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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.

5 Ways An MBA Can Help Entrepreneurs

The Realtime Report

5 Ways An MBA Can Help Entrepreneurs. A Master of Business Administration (MBA), whether you earned it from an institution such as Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business , is perceived to be highly beneficial. This type of degree is costly, but many believe it is money well spent.

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5 Content Marketing Strategies to Increase Blog Traffic

Kikolani

Title suggestions: Content Marketing Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic. Content Marketing Traffic Boosting Tactics . Why is blog traffic important?

3 Tactics to Improve Your Social Media Process

Ignite Social Media

“Working hard doesn’t necessarily mean being productive, unless it is accompanied with an effective strategic plan of action.” ― Edmond Mbiaka. Here at Ignite Social Media we embrace the core values of #AlwaysLearning, #Collaboration and #ClientSuccess.

Falling Into a PR Internship

Meltwater

Summer is finally upon us, which means a well-earned break for college students around the… Read More.

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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.

How Your Clients Are Strangling Your Agency – And What You Must Do to Stop It

agora pulse

I’m sure your agency focuses on the money it brings in — but how well does it pay attention to the money that goes out? If you’re serious about your agency’s profitability you need to keep track of that latter bit.

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Will Business Accounts Change Instagram?

Jenn's Trends

There has been a lot of excitement recently about the announcement that Instagram will introduce business profiles to the platform. Inevitably, there are some mixed feelings on this – there always are when we change a platform we know and love.

How to Plan for Success with Your July 4th Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

July 4 th is right around the corner, and I can almost smell the grilled foods, see the fireworks, and unroll paper towels to clean up after cutting a watermelon.

The Art & Science of Forecasting Agency Pitch Opportunities

Audiense

This post has been written by Natalie Hogg, Editor & Lead New Business Analyst, DailyVista UK. For agency new business executives, there’s nothing worse than hearing about a missed opportunity to pitch a qualified account. It’s like being caught in a rainstorm without an umbrella, only worse.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Succeed in the Crowded Content Marketing Competition – and Prove It with Media Measurement

Meltwater

Research shows that content marketing holds advantages over online advertising. Consumers prefer to discover digital… Read More. Blog Content Marketing

8 Agorapulse Features That Will Make Your Life Easier (and you won’t find anywhere else!)

agora pulse

There are tons of social media management tools out there. We’re happy to be among the top 5 according to users in this latest infographic. And who says size matters? This report says that we rank highest for user satisfaction.

Is LinkedIn a Sign of What’s to Come for Social Media Networks? | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Microsoft and LinkedIn made big headlines this week, while social networks continue to expand their advertising features. That and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. Microsoft Buys LinkedIn – A Sign of Things to Come?

Why Every Markerter in 2016 Needs to Be a (Part-Time) Designer: 53 Design Terms and Tips to Level-Up

Buffer Social

When I first started out in marketing, I didn’t quite predict that I’d be a part-time designer, too.

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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.

Become a Digital Marketing Certified Associate (DMCA) with Simplilearn

Kikolani

As you may have noticed, there are lots of certification opportunities popping up in the online marketing landscape. The questions that you may have when looking over them are as follows. Which ones are legit? Which ones will you actually gain valuable knowledge?

Social Sidekick July 10-July 16

Meltwater

Do you hear the people sing? It is the song of angry men celebrating Bastille… Read More.

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3 Social Media Promotions to End Your Fiscal Year

Ignite Social Media

For those brands who are getting ready to wrap up the fiscal year, it is time to take a final look at what we were able to accomplish. One of the most important measurements is if we hit our goals for the year. If you are tracking to hit those benchmarks, congrats!

Euro 2016 on Twitter: 10 Great Accounts Every Fan Should Follow

Talkwalker SM

Euro 2016 is now well underway with every goal, incident and meme sending social media into a frenzy.

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How to Create Maximum Content with Minimal Hassles

Convince & Convert

Welcome to Episode 2 of our brand-new series, Talk Digital to Me! Here today is Convince & Convert’s own Managing Editor, Jess Ostroff. As Managing Editor, Jess masterminds Convince & Convert’s major content channels, which include its podcasts, email newsletters, and the blog.

40 Core Philosophies From the Most Famous Marketers in History

Buffer Social

I believe you can learn something from everyone—as long as you’re listening. We’re always building on the legacy and lessons of those who have come before us. For marketers, this is quite a legacy indeed.

Ignite Social Media Named Social Agency of the Year

Ignite Social Media

In case you’ve been wondering why we’re drinking Mimosa’s at 9am on a Tuesday (or why our COO is dancing on Snapchat), it’s because we’ve recently been awarded Social Agency of the Year by Incite Group’s Corporate Social Media Awards.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

Jay Ducote came to my attention when he battled it out last year on the Food Network show Food Network Star Season 11. For those who might not be food TV fans (a guilty pleasure of mine. take a look at Diva Foodies !)

Get SoundCloud Plays Quickly, Cheaply, and Often

Devumi

It can be tough to get SoundCloud plays out there, especially for new artists. That’s the way it has always been in the music industry, it seems like no one wants to listen to you …until everyone wants to listen to you!

5 Content Marketing Strategies to Increase Blog Traffic

Kikolani

Why is blog traffic important? Because most buyers these days make up their minds on whether to purchase a product or contract a service by reading your blog, finding out new information on which they base their new, researched purchase.