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How Social PR Pros Can Measure What Really Matters

Waxing UnLyrical

As AMEC kicks off Measurement Month (yesterday), and as we kick off the Labor Day weekend here in the U.S., I’ve been thinking about how much time and energy Social PR pros spend in trying to measure what really matters (or say we spend). But do we, really? .

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

With apologies to George Berkeley , if a blog post is published but no one shares it on social media, does it make an impact? As the amount of online content produced each day has exploded over the past few years, it’s become more challenging to grab attention and stand out.

10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing

SocialFish

Online marketing is a many headed monster. The average marketer has to balance social, content, email, and other inbound marketing tactics. All while making sure to monitor the most effective, in order to constantly tailor their strategies to improve results quarter by quarter.

5 Tips For A Successful eCommerce Business

The Realtime Report

5 Tips For A Successful eCommerce Business. The eCommerce business is on the rise and more and more shoppers are choosing this as a buying platform. Some of the most successful online brands are Amazon and Alibaba.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Duet, the Multitasking App That Will Make You Sing

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Emma Hawes. The most annoying thing while multitasking across devices and programs is trying to remember which program you are running where. This can quickly become confusing. Well, those days are over with Duet , a program that allows your iPad to function as a computer monitor.

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SocialFish Job Board is Live! Please Share!

SocialFish

So excited to announce that our job board is now live!!!! Will you please share this with your friends and colleagues and employer and anyone else you know who might be looking for a job or looking to hire? . Check it out here!

Drug Research Barrier Set To Be Removed

The Realtime Report

Drug Research Barrier Set To Be Removed. According to officials, the Obama administration has plans to do away with a big roadblock that has been hindering marijuana research.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Kim Fredrich

Waxing UnLyrical

Today in the Social PR Spotlight, I’m excited to introduce you to Kim Fredrich of The Stylish Marketer. I haven’t known Kim long, but my good friend Shannon Mouton-Grey pointed her to me and the Social PR Posse. Shortly thereafter, Kim signed up as a Virtuoso.

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Ignite Social Media Promotes Bounds to President, Announces Other Management Changes

Ignite Social Media

Social Agency Bucks Industry Diversity Trend and Taps Three for All Female Leadership Team. CARY , NORTH CAROLINA August 30 , 2016. Bucking the ‘lack of representation’ trend in the advertising business, Ignite Social Media today announced several management changes.

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.

How to Keep Your Social Media Marketing Going While You’re on Vacation

agora pulse

Have you put off a summer trip because you’re worried about your small business running without you while you’re taking a well-deserved break?

Facing Information Overload? Cronycle Can Help You Filter Through the Web’s Flood of Content

Socialmedia.biz

Image courtesy: CC BY-SA 2.0, Flickr, 25031050@N06. With the noise of information out there on the web, readers need help to find the topics that interest them most and collaborate with their teams. I n this digital age, we’re expected to keep up on never-ending news and trending topics.

7 mistakes to avoid in personal branding and building authority

Kikolani

Building your personal brand can lead to fame and fortune or it can cost you years of wasted time. I’ve made a lot of mistakes along the way, so I guess you could call me an expert in taking the long road. I started doing search engine optimization back in 1995 when it was much easier.

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4 Brand Opportunities for Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Instagram Stories is only a few weeks old but brands have already leaped at this new opportunity to engage with their fans. In this blog, we’ll be highlighting some of the opportunities that brands have identified and which brands are successfully achieving results. Behind-the-Scenes Content.

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 Search Twitter Like James Bond

agora pulse

You’re a lot more like James Bond than you think. You’re sophisticated, adventurous (you’re working with new media!), and you likely have more access and higher security clearance to the company’s social media accounts than your CEO does.

Prepare for PR Crisis with These 6 Tactics

Meltwater

Preparing for a PR crisis requires getting out of the mindset that keeps us busy… Read More.

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Really Good Emails (Email Marketing Best Practices & Ideas)

Cody Ward

As you redesign your marketing emails, it helps to reference some of the latest trends and ideas from fellow marketers. I recently discovered some fellow email geeks and innovators at ReallyGoodEmails.com who have curated, captured, and categorized thousands of emails for our viewing pleasure.

Hire Me! – Social Media Networking for the Job Hunter

Ignite Social Media

You recently graduated college and you are ready to take on the world! You have a degree and you think you are one hot commodity in this big world! Hey, you even added a few connections on LinkedIn. Your connections are not just your friends but maybe a few key people at your dream companies.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Find and Activate Influencers With Insightpool

Convince & Convert

Chris Hackney talks about Insightpool, the influencer marketing tool that will transform how your brand connects with authentic advocates. Social Media Strategy

The Modern CMO: Ways to Overcome Brand Measurement Challenges

Meltwater

Today’s marketers are under more pressure than ever to measure performance and quantify the impact… Read More.

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What is My Agency Supposed to Do with Social Listening?

agora pulse

Have you ever wished you could be a fly on the wall when people are discussing you or your brand? Well, what if I told you there is a way to listen in without turning into an insect?

How Promotion Affects Engagement for Malaysian Insurance Brands

Unmetric

Insurance agents make a living out of their gift of the gab. I wanted to see if their social media accounts were anything like that, and how much engagement they get. I added AIA, Allianz, AXA AFFIN, Great Eastern Life, Prudential and Zurich in Analyze.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

You’re Too Old for Facebook’s New App | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook this week introduced Lifestage, a new app only available to people in the “high school” life stage. I’ll discuss that, plus improvements that make Facebook video ads much easier and Twitter notifications much cleaner, in this week’s Social You Should Know.

Social Media Marketing Statistics Highlight the Importance of Trustworthy Engagement

Meltwater

The role of social media manager is often relegated to junior staff. If you're considering… Read More.

How to Leverage Newsjacking Without Being a Jerk

Convince & Convert

Tapping into trending news is part of what keeps web content relevant and real for readers. Newsjacking is simply taking newsworthy events and piggybacking your content to capture (hopefully) some of the search traffic. Ultimately, this can help increase your site views, as well as sales or profits.

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Get On the Map! 5 Free Local Listings Submissions

Cody Ward

I was recently working with a start-up that desperately needed some help getting the word out for their products and they weren’t’ showing up anywhere. Additionally, their business required that customers find them on a map.

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Free images for your content marketing

Janet Fouts

Looking for free or close-to-free images to use in your blog posts and social content? Here ya go! These are not like your ordinary stock images either. Enjoy. Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools copyright images

25+ Conversation Starters with the Speakers of Content Marketing World

Meltwater

Ann Handley’s got the inside scoop from Denmark on LEGOs, Joe Pulizzi wants marketers to… Read More.

Facebook Instant Articles: How to Get Started for Business

Rebekah Radice

Wondering what Facebook Instant articles are or why they should matter to your business? Just look at how mobile is changing the way we browse the web. Every day the demand grows for faster sites and a better user experience.

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Discover Marketing Technology Used by Leading Companies

Cody Ward

Have you ever wondered what technology the most innovative and successful companies are using to power their platforms, foster collaboration among their employees, or market their products and services?