Sat.Dec 28, 2013 - Fri.Jan 03, 2014

The Power of Personalization


This is the fifth and last post in a series provided for SocialFish by Artie Patel of See the full list here: Multichannel Marketing for Nonprofits. Nonprofits: The Case For Integrating Email and Social. 3 Facts About Fundraising on Social Media. The Power of Targeting.

The State of Social Media 2013 [infographic]


It’s a new year and and we can look back at the social media year of 2013. The following infographic sums up 2013 in social media events, month by month. Events and videos created massive word of mouth.

In Real Life: Social In Person (And Not In Media)


What happened to being social in real life? Social media has shifted the focus away from culminating “real life” experiences with people.

01/03/2014: Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Social Media Marketing Tags: com , Blog , Facebook , Flipagram , social media , Social Media Snapshot , Web , web domains Social Media Snapshot Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing


I asked Jeff Cobb to share a summary of his great new report on social learning, a topic which you know is dear to our hearts. Download! ——— How are trade and professional associations using technology to enable or enhance their education programs?

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Have You Committed Netflix Adultery?


Did you know there is such a thing as “Netflix adultery”?

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9 Best Social Media and Content Marketing Tips From Buffer

Convince & Convert

We’ve experimented with lots of different content marketing methods at Buffer, so I wanted to share with you 9 of the best ways we’ve found to increase engagement and improve your content strategy.

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Tradeshow Trends for 2014


…by the always excellent Jeff Hurt. Stick this in your pipe and smoke it! 20+ Tradeshow Trends For 2014 & Beyond from Jeff Hurt. Related Posts Best Linkedin Company Pages How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about.

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10 Tips to Prepare for NMX 2014


We’re only five days away from one of my favorite online marketing events, NMX 2014. So I thought I’d share some of my favorite tips for preparing for NMX or any conference event! Create a doc with all of your travel arrangements. Hotel missing your reservation?

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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.

Social Media Resolutions For The New Year


I honestly can’t believe it’s almost the end of 2013. After the holidays are over, we’ll all start thinking (or at least that’s what we’ll say) about 2014 and our “New Year” resolutions.

Social Networking Stats: Reddit Earns 56 Billion Pageviews in 2013, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.19 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via Twitter. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch.

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Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013


Here are some of my absolute favorite posts of the year.

Don’t Buy Your Programmatic Audience, Build It

Convince & Convert

The funnel is dead. Don’t be sad, it had a good, long life and now it will retire to a nice farm where it will live with the CueCat, the three-martini lunch, and other advertising ideas that are past their prime.

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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.

Debunking Myths About Millennials


Image via [link]. As a millennial I have heard every myth possible about my generation. I am sure you have heard the more popular statements that millennials are lazy, narcissistic, and never do anything but sit on our computers. The list goes on and on.

Social Media News Ticker: Sum Up 2013 with Facebook Year In Review, Google+ Auto Awesome Movie

The Realtime Report

Facebook Year in Review. Happy New Year! It’s been a bit quiet on the social media news front over the holidays, but here are a few updates worth checking out: Google+ and Facebook.

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The State of Social Business 2013


As we close out the year, here’s a good report on the current state of social business maturity. As the report says, we’re slowly but surely “shifting out of first gear” We can help you do that.

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How to Be Your Own Ad Agency

Bill Hartzer

Sure we’d all like our small businesses to grow exponentially. We’d all like to hit that million-dollar mark and keep climbing, but the truth is that most of us won’t — and that’s OK. You don’t have to run a million-dollar business to be successful.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Organize Your Schedule with the App of the Week

The Social Media Incubator

Ring in the new year with a new calendar app! If there’s one thing we know about calendar and schedule apps, it’s that there are a lot of them.

Social Media Stats: The Best of 2013

The Realtime Report

What were the biggest stories in social media statistics this year? Here’s a look at our top ten stats posts (ranked by traffic) from 2013, including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vine and plenty of influence marketing. Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook (Jan 15).

How one CEO sees social


Had the pleasure of hearing John Mancini , CEO of AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) at ASAE’s Technology Conference. Check out this fabulous deck about how he deals with the information age and technology strategy.

SEO in 2014: Where It’s All Headed


It’s that magical time of the year again when everyone tries to guess what’s next for SEO. 2013 was a downright bizarre year for SEO, which is why you’re bound to see all sorts of wacky predictions for 2014.

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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.

Disallow Search Engines in Robots.txt File? No Worries on Google

Bill Hartzer

Here’s a first. Well, actually I’m not surprised when it comes to Google, but this is the first time I have seen a website disallow the search engines from indexing their website. But the website still ranks number one in Google for their primary keyword phrase.

Twitter: Watch ‘Happy New Year’ Spread Around the Globe

The Realtime Report

Happy New Year! Now that you’re back at work (and hopefully hangover-free), here’s a little visualization tool from Twitter showing the new year spreading across the globe.

THANK YOU for 200,000 views in 2013!


Just got my WordPress Annual Report for this blog. Feel free to take a look ! And THANK YOU for being one of our 200,000 views this year. We couldn’t do it without you. Happy New Year! And so, I’ll leave you with a poem. may your dreams be brilliant. and your realities even more so.

Pam Slim Reveals How to Get Happy With Your Body of Work

Convince & Convert

Excerpt from my interview with the incredible Pam Slim , whose new book Body of Work is exceptional. A must-read , it’s also in paperback for only $10, and Kindle for less than $8. Grab a copy, you won’t be sorry. affiliate). Watch the entire video above for the complete interview. .

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Multiple Reconsideration Requests Might Result in Another Google Warning

Bill Hartzer

If you file multiple reconsideration requests after your website was manually penalized by Google, then there is a good chance that Google will give you another warning. That warning message from Google might just ask you to wait a few weeks before you file another reconsideration request.

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3 Steps to Publish a Blog Post

Ari Herzog

It is very easy to write a blog post. Step 1: Create a title. Step 2: Create stuff like this to put in the body. Step 3: Publish and promote.

Growth Hacking: How to Know Who Has Viewed Your Facebook Profile

Stay N' Alive

I shared earlier a method I came up with that allows you to target the subscribers (now called just "followers") of a public profile on Facebook (you know, the profiles with the "follow" button like mine at - not to be confused with a business page).

2013 Social Media Bloopers

The Marketing Blog

They say that mistakes are bound to happen and they can happen to the best of us. But the most important lesson is to learn and improve from them. So, as we say hello to 2014, let us look at which brands make it to the list of 2013 Social Media Bloopers. Filed under: Social media , social media india Tagged: bloopers , Social media , socialmedia. Social media social media india bloopers socialmedia