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The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Vasudha Veeranna. A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users.

15 Tips to Dominate Instagram

Harp Interactive

Categories: Content Marketing , Social Media Marketing Tags: Instagram , Instagram Best Practices , Instagram tips , social media , Social Media Marketing Instagram is a powerful marketing tool in our increasingly visual-oriented world.

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Small Business Marketing Optimization Tips for 2016

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by John Oechsle. The year is coming to a close, which means it’s time to start looking at the exciting opportunities 2016 will have to offer your small business. You’re probably thinking, “If only I had more time today!,”

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India


Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management.

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Social Media Updates: November


And so November has drawn to a close and we’re slap-bang in the holiday season. Before everyone winds down for the holidays, let’s pause for a minute to catch up on November’s social media updates, which were significant. Facebook.

#measurePR Recap (December2015): Merry PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Ho ho ho, Merry PR Measurement! The holiday edition of #measurePR took place on December 8th, with three of my favorite ladies as guests: Sally Falkow of Meritus Media, Heidi Sullivan of Cision, and Christine Perkett of SeeDepth, Inc. Here’s some of what we talked about.

7 Strategies for Monitoring Your Competitors

Convince & Convert

Want to be recognized for your outstanding content? Then it’s crucial you continually monitor the competition.

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How to Get More Traffic From Google From Stuff You’re Already Doing


I get it. SEO can seem like a loooot of work. I mean when you’re already spending so much time doing the actual business part of your business in addition to running your website, social media…. Who has the time to figure out SEO? The truth is…. There are over 3 billion searches PER DAY on Google.

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Monday Roundup: Looking Ahead

Waxing UnLyrical

It seems like only yesterday we were ringing in 2015. I can’t speak for all of you, but for me this year has flown by faster than a hummingbird hopped up on a cocktail of Red Bull and Schnapps. someoneslowmedown!

The Content Marketing Trend Literally Worth Watching

Convince & Convert

Image via It’s December which means it’s time for next year’s predictions about social media marketing and content marketing to appear in multitudes , seemingly all at once, like the opinion version of new-to-the-bandwagon Carolina Panthers fans.

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Did Virgin America @VirginAmerica Just Slay Santa?

Bill Hartzer

A tweet sent out by Virgin America (@VirginAmerica) appears to be totally inappropriate, although this might be their attempt at getting others to tweet (or write) about their tweet. Virgin America posted a lovely photo of Santa being pulled by the tail of a Virgin America airplane.

WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?


Most websites these days have massive amounts of content that must be managed for the smooth functioning of the site. The role of this falls to content management systems, or CMSes. There are several free CMSes out there that are used all over the web.

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How to Make Your Twitter Account Thrive


Twitter is the world’s most active, fast paced, and exciting social network. A problem seen again and again is that people don’t know how to succeed on Twitter.

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? It’s not exactly an easy question to answer. But I’m sure you follow an account that has thousands, if not millions, of followers who are engaged and interacting with every post the account shares. But how did they do it?

A Step by Step Guide to Fixing Any Google Penalty


If your website is receiving reduced web traffic or the present strategy in place is not working as efficiently as it once did then you probably have been penalized by Google. We faced a similar situation when at one point the number of users started to decline and then became stagnant and whatever we tried was not having any sort of impact to boost the traffic on the web portal.

Calculations To TSU - Will You TSU Or Not - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

TSU receives 10% of the revenue your content generates in order to cover the costs of doing business. After that, 50% remaining earnings are paid to the user who created and shared the content. The other half of the remaining earned revenue is distributed to the user’s network Family Tree in thirds.

TweetAdder is Dead… Long Live Devumi!


Twitter recently announced core changes to the way that their API works. While this update only affects so called ‘vanity metrics’, it’s far from the first disruptive change that has hit the Twittersphere in recent years. For years, people, programs and software have depended on the information and access provided by the API to build […]. The post TweetAdder is Dead… Long Live Devumi! appeared first on Devumi. Devumi Twitter automation buffer devumi followers tweetadder twitter

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4 Important Snapchat Metrics Your Brand Should Be Measuring

Convince & Convert

You’ve probably been hearing more about Snapchat as a platform for marketers to explore, and for good reason—Snapchat is driving more than 6 billion daily video views, all from mobile devices. 6 billion views (with a b). Let that sink in for a second. That’s massive.

Content Marketing…It’s Time You and I Have A Little Talk

Myrland Marketing

I just finished reading the latest blog post by Ann Handley, bestselling author and MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer, titled Content Marketing Grows Up: My Prediction for 2016. You should read it…when you’re finished here, of course.

Facebook Allows 10 Million Posts From Social Media Rival Two Months After Ban

Social Media Network Marketing

Yes what once was banned and sealed off by Facebook has been now restored and allowed by Facebook. Facebook had banned any Posts that relate or come from TSU the Social Network which is making news with a bang. So links like this

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5 Principles for Responsive Web Design

Small Business Maverick

We live in an age of responsive website design. Mobile purchasing is increasing by the minute. Nearly everyone has a smartphone or a tablet. Many people have both. And mobile browsing is still on the incline. You website needs to be viewable on any device, including a tablet and smartphone. To do otherwise is simply to cut off your nose to spite your face. But what makes for effective responsible website design?

What the Rise of Sponsored Social Means for Your Business

Convince & Convert

Sponsored Social has redefined what digital word-of-mouth can do for brands. Crossing over into the “Native Advertising,” “Content Marketing,” and “Influencer Marketing” categories, Sponsored Social is a rapidly growing marketing practice.

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The Changing State Of Blogs

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Are blogs dead? Why is this question being debated so much lately? Earlier today, Social Media Examiner 's Michael Stelzner invited Mark W. Schaefer (author of The Content Code , Social Media Explained , etc.) and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" meme that seems to be back in the public zeitgeist (the show will be published in the coming weeks). Like many of these conversations, it seems to devolve into a conversation and debate around semantics and definitions.

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A New Channel To Market Your Product - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Have you considered a new channel to market your product? These days there are lots of bureaus coming into play. Have you noticed? They enable errands to take place. In simple words, an errand is a short trip taken to achieve any kind of task, mostly on behalf of people who prefer not to do the task themselves. It could be outdoors and indoors. A person who undertakes this kind of work is referred to as an errand runner.

How to Do an End of 2015 Blog Audit: Take Stock of What You’ve Achieved and Where You’re Headed


Hey you there, the one with the blog. Put down that wrapping paper (keep the eggnog, you’ll need sustenance), it’s time for you to take a quick look back at the year that was on your site, even though we’re heading into the busiest season of the year.

Why This Weird and Wonderful Global Influencer Campaign Works

Convince & Convert

As Lenovo’s new campaign showcases, sometimes it’s good to be weird. The company recently launched a global campaign to promote its new YOGA Tablet featuring YouTube stars from around the world. Called The #Goodweird Project, one of the videos from Russian YouTube star EeOneGuy generated more than 2.8

Why Blogging Is Not Your Only Channel Online

Small Business Maverick

It’s safe to say that business blogging isn’t going anywhere. Google still likes fresh, original content, and writing a blog is the best way to feed solid meat to the most popular search engines on the planet. While blogging isn’t going away any time soon, it is constantly being changed in its total form.

Change Happens. Are you ready?


Guest post by Stuart Easton. —————-. Change Readiness Challenge. So are you ready for change? TransparentChoice is challenging you to find out how ready you really are.

How to Be a Lucky Entrepreneur: Are You Developing These 7 Habits?


Image credit: Inbound. I was in the right place at the right time. It was November 2002, and I received an email from a friend that changed my life in ways I could never have imagined.

Does It Work When Bloggers Write Longer Posts?

Convince & Convert

If You’re Not In, You’re Out. Blogging has come a long way from its web-logging heyday on the likes of Geocities. Nowadays it seems like every person, corporation, and animal has their own blog. But why do we blog? How do we blog? What’s too long or too short? How long does it take?

Content Marketing…It’s Time You and I Have A Little Talk

Myrland Marketing

I just finished reading the latest blog post by Ann Handley, bestselling author and MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer, titled Content Marketing Grows Up: My Prediction for 2016. You should read it…when you’re finished here, of course.

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How To Be A Digital Parent

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Episode #491 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Welcome to episode #491 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Mirum Podcast. It takes quite a bit to get my attention when it comes to business and non-fiction books. Make no mistake about it, I'm no book snob, but rather a huge reader (almost two books a week). You get to a point (decades in), when you begin to wonder if you will ever read something new, delicious, fascinating and exciting.

Build a Better Blog for 2016: Grab 50% Off Our Best Selling eBook This Week Only


Can you believe 2016 is only 24 sleeps away?

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5 Holiday Campaign Tips to Keep You Off the Naughty List

Convince & Convert

Image via The business holiday card: a time-honored tradition dating back to hand-written letters, a well-organized file-o-fax, and the fruit basket, season’s greetings have long served to remind customers just how much their various vendors care.

Why You Should Move From Resume To Reputation

Koka Sexton

How many sales professionals have their own websites or digital property that they maintain on a regular basis? These days, almost everybody (and you probably do, too). So, how does your LinkedIn profile factor into your web presence? If you consider your LinkedIn profile to be your online resume, you’re not alone—but you’re among the crowd who’s missing out.

Are you relevant to a Millennial workforce?


Did you know that there are 100 million Millennials? And only about half of them are in the workforce at this point. We can show you the numbers. This is a demographic fact that’s not going to change, and its impact is only going to grow.

Do it #TodayNotSomeday: Create an Autoresponder Series


Yes, it can seem like a lot of work on top of an already-overflowing to-do list, but creating an autoresponder series has huge potential to pay off for you in both the short and the long term.