Sat.Apr 29, 2017 - Fri.May 05, 2017

Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

Waxing UnLyrical

About a week ago, I posited what I thought was a fairly innocuous question on LinkedIn: It got a few interesting responses, which was great; I was, after all, asking a question. That was about a week ago. Suddenly, over this past weekend, the number of views had crossed 10,000.

How to Manage Multiple Facebook Pages Without Going Nuts

agora pulse

If you’re an agency or business owner needing to manage multiple Facebook accounts then you will know how stressful it can be. I manage six pages on Facebook and there have been times when I thought I was losing my mind. Actually losing my mind!

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Association Learning + Technology


How are associations using learning technologies? Every year or two the folks at Tagoras ask that question, and it’s that time again. Actually, they ask several questions, in the form of a survey, and the results are freely shared with the community.

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The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Web analytics tools are often all small to midsized firms will need to track their digital marketing performance—particularly when combined with marketing analytics dashboards that pull in data from social media accounts and other sources.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

This Is What My “I F’d Up” Face Looks Like

Waxing UnLyrical

This is my “AARGH I F’D UP PLEASE FORGIVE ME” face. Which you would have seen on Facebook on Friday, if you’re a part of my “Social PR Posse” group.

How to Grow Your Instagram Account

agora pulse

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media networks right now. With a focus on visual content, it is yet another way from brands and businesses to connect with potential consumers. Keep in mind that it’s not just about the followers.

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Social Media Comic – WordPress vs The.NET Shop

SocMed Sean

Today’s social media comic is reflective of a conversation I have had with leaders at multiple agencies.

4 reasons your content marketing isn’t working & how to fix it

Success comes from more than a few random blog posts & tweets. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, email specialists. Post by Megan Totka.

7 Ways to Waste Your Facebook Ads Budget

agora pulse

You are finally getting ready to run a killer Facebook ads campaign. All the key pieces are in place. You’ve done your audience research , created some great dream customer personas and crafted relevant (and witty) copy. You are rearing to go!

My 15 Facebook Ad Campaigns

Jon Loomer

I’m often asked for examples of how I use Facebook ads. Since I recently restructured my own campaigns, I thought it would be helpful to share the 15 Facebook ad campaigns that I’m running right now. That doesn’t mean that these campaigns are perfect.

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.

Trend Spotting: Understanding the Zeitgeist of Now


Trend Spotting Is What Is Happening NowTrend spotting is pretty easy. Hang out at the… Read More.

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A Sharper Focus: Modern Marketing Tips For Niche Businesses

The Realtime Report

A Sharper Focus: Modern Marketing Tips For Niche Businesses By Mia Walton. Digital marketing requires different approaches based upon a number of factors.

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Social media to boost your business

A business gathering in London to discuss social media. Photo by JD Lasica). To increase your bottom line, first engage with customers. Post by Vicky O’Leary. T here are now more than 2 billion active social media users around the world.

Entrepreneurs: List Building Strategies

Jon Loomer

[NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. It’s weird, really.

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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.

Social Media Recap: April 2017


For social media and PR this month, it's all about visual media. Companies from Apple… Read More.

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Sister Company Carusele Wins “Small Agency of the Year” Shorty Award

Ignite Social Media

Less than a year after Ignite Social Media was named Social Media Agency of the Year worldwide, our sister company, Carusele , received top honors at the 2017 Shorty Awards, where they were honored as Small Agency of the Year.

The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

Buffer Social

Science plays a key role in marketing, especially the science of psychology. We have written about the 15 psychological principles in marketing and studied seven social media psychological research.

Social Media Marketing Wisdom from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The Social Media Hat

Whether you're a fan of Star Wars or not, you'll find these quotes to be perfectly applicable to your social media marketing. Learn to find your focus, don't rely on luck, set goals and have faith in yourself

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Run a Successful Social Media Advertising Campaign


It’s no secret that a social media presence is important for connecting with consumers and… Read More.

FTC Cracks Down on Instagram, Twitter Starts to Grow | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

While Pinterest embraces its search engine reality, the FTC proves it knows how social networks work and Twitter starts to grow again, all in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Pinterest is Officially Embracing Its ‘Discovery Engine’ Status.

5 Key Elements of the Perfect Facebook Ad – Molly Pittman [SSM042]

Buffer Social

Is it possible to create the perfect Facebook ad ? One that increases brand awareness, drives engagement, and leads to sales all in one go? We’d like to think so! But we needed a true expert on Facebook advertising to find out. One that really knows their stuff.

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What’s the New Social Media Skill Set?

Convince & Convert

Hire the wrong social media manager, and your business might be in trouble. Learn the most important traits and skills to look for when hiring a social media manager. Takeaways. The importance of a top-notch social media manager is growing as social’s role in marketing continues to expand.

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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.

Social Sidekick 5/21-5/27: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events


Time to break out the tennis whites, because with the French Open and Memorial Day… Read More.

Should Your Brand Be Active on Memorial Day?

Ignite Social Media

We’re just about one month away from Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. It’s natural to get excited about sitting by the pool, having friends and family over for a cookout, or heading to the beach for a long weekend.

Business Relationship Basics For Freelance Web Developers

The Realtime Report

Business Relationship Basics For Freelance Web Developers. It can be hard for freelance web developers to acquire new clients. To scale such a business, you have to be able to retain your clients. However, your clients will only come back if you’ve done enough to build a relationship with them.

The Fyre Festival Fiasco: When Influencers Go Bad


The Fyre Festival was a planned music event spearheaded by rapper and actor Ja Rule and businessman Billy McFarland. Billed as a “luxury music festival,” the event was supposed to be held on the island of Great Exuma, in the Bahamas.

3 Ways Social Customer Care Ties to your B2B Marketing Strategy


Social customer care is more than customer service. It’s more than answering customer questions via social channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. It’s about adapting to the digital landscape where your audience is more informed, more savvy, and more aware of the interactions they have with companies. If you have a strong social media presence, … Social Customer Care Marketing Strategy Social Listening

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The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Prospective Agencies


Almost without exception agency relations break down when agencies cling to an outdated model and… Read More.

Useful Ways A Blog Can Get Your Company Noticed

The Realtime Report

Useful Ways A Blog Can Get Your Company Noticed. Blogging is a huge medium that continues to grow every day, in fact, is seems most people are online blogging about their lives in some way.

The Dangers of Twitter Auto Follower Tools


An important task you need to accomplish for a successful Twitter presence is to attract as many followers as you can. This is often easier said than done, though, which is why many are tempted to resort to using Twitter auto follower tools. But, are these tools really worth the time and money?

What Is Social Media Engagement & Why Should I Care?

Sprout Social

For numerous businesses, social media is a noisy and jam-packed place to try and build brand awareness. And the idea of social media management is overwhelming for some organizations because there’s simply too much that goes into targeting the right audience on each network.

Instagram Stories: How to Use Them For Business

Stay N' Alive

Are you advertising on Instagram? If not, you should be. Although Instagram wasn’t always ideal for marketing, Facebook has integrated more and more marketing focus into the platform. Not only has it become more marketing-friendly, but it just reached 700 million users!