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#SocialPR Spotlight: Corina Manea

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s #SocialPR Spotlight shines a much-deserved light on Corina Manea – someone who lives and breathes Social PR. If you don’t know her yet, check out her blog, Nuts PR; you’ll see just how apt this description is.

How the “Shark Tank” of Podcasts is Changing the Start Up Game


By Kristen Matthews. ———-. So, you’ve finally got it….that that thing that wanna-be entrepreneurs dream about and fight for all their lives…an incredible, original and viable business idea. You’ve done the research, crunched the numbers and wowed your friends with your amazing idea.

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5 Essential Chrome Extensions for Social Media Management

agora pulse

There are millions of Chrome extensions for your favorite Internet browser but as a social media manager you need the ones that will help to ease your busy schedule. In this article, I’m going to tell you my five essential Chrome extensions for social media managers.

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

Does everyone on your Twitter timeline seem to be obsessed with a new movie, television show, or mobile app? Are all your Facebook friends talking about the next big sporting event, upcoming holiday, or election?

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Measuring Multimedia: The One Stat Every Brand Should More Closely Examine

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Dan Farkas. Why are we doing what we are doing? If you don’t know the answer, stop.“ ~ Dan Farkas. As a new school year begins at Ohio University , I put the over/under on how many times I make that statement to students at 300.

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Social Media: It’s a Thing


We all know it, but this is kinda fun regardless. Credit: OnBlastBlog. photo credit ). Potluck

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Pros and Cons of your Social Media Team Structure

Ignite Social Media

One of the best things about working at an agency is the variety of brands we get to work with on a daily basis. With different clients comes different social media team structures that we work with.

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Can Instagram Drive Traffic To Your Website?

agora pulse

Is it possible to direct Instagram traffic to your website? My instinct told me no but I wanted to test that assumption. Background. I’ve been using Instagram personally since the beginning. Drawn in by the cool filters, I soon found it a place to discover great photos and share my own.

How to define affiliation (and is it different than engagement?)


Jamie opines on this topic over at : “One client we’re working with created an “Affiliation and Engagement” task force. Their engagement conversation wasn’t particularly focused on membership.

Goldfish Have Longer Attention Spans Than We Do: How 4 Brands Engage Their Audience on Social Media


Brands have a better chance of keeping the attention of a goldfish than their targeted… 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.

Fad Four: 4 Social Networks You’ve Probably Forgotten About

Ignite Social Media

New social networks pop up every now and then, leading the marketing and tech blogging world to collectively proclaim it as the next big thing. Some transcend fad and end up in our hearts like Pinterest, while others caused a freak-out for a few weeks only to disappear into obscurity.

How to Run Instagram Ad Campaigns with Better Results

agora pulse

Are you running Instagram ad campaigns but seek better results? Upgrade your Instagram advertising to generate more brand awareness and boost sales. Here are six tips to create better Instagram ads for your company. Target the Right Audience.

Defining Engagement One Year On: A Case Study


Were you at #ASAE16 ? Joe Vallina and Natasha Bethea of the American Nurses Association joined me to share progress on our massive engagement project. Slides are below! Defining Engagement One Year On: An Ongoing Case Study.

10+ Free (Yes, Even for Commercial Use) Stock Photo Websites

Cody Ward

Sometimes web designers, entrepreneurs, and digital marketers just need some basic stock photography to elevate their website or landing page. Even if you’re bootstrapping or on a tight budget, you still need to find quality eye catching graphics and photos.

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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 Easy Steps to Create Your Snapchat Strategy

Ignite Social Media

With Snapchat being one of the most recently established social networks in the game, brands are quickly jumping on the bandwagon to create bite-size pieces of content. Snapchat has over 100 million daily active users and around 400 million snaps are sent every single day.

How to Turn Your Employees into LinkedIn Content Superstars


A B2B client approached us last week with a problem we’ve heard over and over… Read More.

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There’s No Perfect Headline: Why We Need to Write Multiple Headlines for Every Article

Buffer Social

Most people don’t read content online. In fact, eight out of ten people will only read the headline. For content writers, that fact is alarming.

How to Regram Your Way to Instagram Success

Jenn's Trends

One of the features that so many people take advantage of on pretty much every social media site is sharing. Whether it’s sharing something on Facebook or LinkedIn, retweeting on Twitter, or pinning on Pinterest, sharing is something we commonly do. Sharing is caring, right?!

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Blocking the Ad Blockers | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Last week we told you that Facebook was making moves to thwart ad blockers. Not so fast apparently! That, plus the continued dismantling of Google+ and new Twitter branded stickers, in this week’s Social You Should Know. AdBlockers Work to Block FB Ad Blocking.

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Make Your Presence Felt: The PR and Content Marketing Guide to Productive Events


So, professional conference season is upon us! Once you’ve decided to go to a conference… Read More.

The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Increasing use of mobile devices combined with the popularity of “snackable” information have made visual content an increasingly important component of content marketing.

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How To Ban Trolls And Bots From Your Facebook Page

The Social Media Hat

Social Media How To Ban Trolls And Bots From Your Facebook Page. Have you had problems with people leaving vulgar comments and images on your Facebook Page? Have you noticed that every time you create a new post to your Facebook Page, it gets immediately bombarded with Likes and inane comments?

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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.

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped


Please stow all bags beneath your seat and put your drinks tray up.

Trending Hashtags: How to Reverse Negative Sentiment for Your Brand or Influencer


On social networks such as Twitter and Instagram, the use of hashtags has increased explosively since… Read More.

Find out how ANZ is Minting Engagement on Social Media


Banks are increasingly taking social media by storm (and surprise). You’d be amazed to know that quite a few banks are doing exciting stuff on social media. Let’s take a look at some of the top banks in Australia.

FOMO, influence and the internet. Still high school?

Janet Fouts

The fe3ar of missing out and the influence of our friends and connections is a powerful tool for businesses to market to us. Are we still in high school or what? Social Media in Action Social Media Tips and Tricks influence

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped


Please stow all bags beneath your seat and put your drinks tray up.

5 Content Marketing Dimensions for the Customer Journey


Companies are spending an inordinate amount of time crafting and promoting content for prospects and… Read More.

An Introduction to Social Media for Business

Sprout Social

Despite the growing popularity, social media for business is still put on the back burner for a lot of organizations. There’s skepticism around its effectiveness for local or small businesses because we see huge brands like Coca-Cola, Nike and Starbucks get all the success.

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Incredible YouTube Promotion Tactics, With Help From our Services!


When it comes to YouTube promotion, every little bit helps. Well it seems like everyone and their 12 year old brother is opening up a YouTube channel in order to chase that YouTube money. Competition is really picking up. To succeed, you will have to spend a little money to make a lot of […].

Effective & Motivating Ways To Boost Your Creativity


It’s difficult to feel inspired by an inbox full of emails and a to-do list that keeps growing. Increasing the psychological distance between you and your tasks may seem counterproductive, but it actually boosts creativity, insight and clarity. Other than distancing, what else can you do? Here are seven awesome strategies to help you access your (trapped) creative genius. Let the genie out and power through that to-do list with some new creative solutions!

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Sidekick 9/11-9/17


Although it has now been 15 years, it will probably never feel normal to schedule… Read More. Blog blog social media