Sat.Aug 26, 2017 - Fri.Sep 01, 2017

Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC


Are you going to the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#18ntc)? You may have heard that session voting is open. Here’s a quick roundup of some great sessions – please vote for these if you love them as much as I do! How did I choose them, you ask?

How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Does Twitter still work? Would it be a good idea for us to put time into it? These are probably the most well-known inquiries we've run over on the Internet about the Twitter. With more than 200 million users and 1.6

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Infographic: Summer Numbers, the Hottest Brands on Social Media


Summer is the only season that feels much shorter than it is. Now, at the… Read More.

6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social

Convince & Convert

According to recent Pew findings , 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social media, which you probably know already—and your competitors know, too.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Content on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Do you own your ideas? If you strive to position yourself as a thought leader in your field, this question may inspire anxiety. Because your professional success is judged by your ability to cultivate original ground-breaking content, the fear that you will lose ownership of those ideas is very real.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 10 amazing facts about Amazon


Photo by Jason Ortego on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday


How To Create Facebook Ads That Convert

The Social Media Hat

Placing Facebook ads with the intent to convert requires a unique approach, one that is much different than trying to get more Page likes or build brand awareness. Make sure you're not wasting ad dollars

Incoming Media Requests: When to Say Yes and When to Say No


When you’re pitching an up-and-coming brand, raising the profile of a little-known executive or promoting… 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.

Set up a Facebook Shop in Australia with Paypal and Stripe

Laurel Papworth

Setting up a Facebook Business Page Shop with Paypal and Stripe in Australia is not fully available yet – but you can prepare! Facebook #Australia. Dear Students Of My Facebook Course – I just want to put something out there publicly as there’s been discussion on it online.

Awesome Association MarComm Jobs – Week of August 30


Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Waxing UnLyrical

I sometimes feel like the entire WORLD is a disaster zone. There is so much pain and suffering and heartache pretty much everywhere I turn. TBH, it’s overwhelming.

How to Increase eCommerce Sales with Content Marketing

Simply Measured

1024 512 It’s becoming more challenging to promote your eCommerce business. The Internet is noisy, and consumers are skeptical. They probably run the other way if you try to sell them stuff too frequently or overtly. How do you stay top of mind without turning people off? That’s where content marketing comes in. Content marketing has proven to be an effective strategy for increasing eCommerce sales.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Facebook Business Manager: Common Myths and Misconceptions

Jon Loomer

This is a guest post by my friend Andrew Foxwell, of Foxwell Digital. Andrew and I are co-hosting the 4-week training program, “Demystifying Facebook Business Manager.” ” Go here to sign up! – Jon. Let’s face it: Business Manager can be downright confusing.

The Rise of Micro-Influencers: How to Run a Micro-Influencer Campaign

Buffer Social

The interest in influencer marketing has been growing steadily over the past few years and more people are seeking to understand more about it now than ever before.

UFC vs Boxing: The combat of social media


It was 4:30 am (BST) on what was supposed to be my official day of lazing around (my Sunday) but instead I was awake and ready to watch the biggest fight in combat sporting history: UFC vs Boxing!

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Republish Old Blog Content

Razor Social

Are you sending potential new customers to old content on your blog that is out of date? Or… … do you have old content on your site that never gets any traffic? Both of these things are bad for your site, so you need to do something about them. And here’s why.

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.

The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 035: Time Blocking Your Social Media

Katie Lance

So I get it, social media can be a ridiculous time suck.

Creating Truly Remarkable Marketing and Social Media Content That Lasts – Ryan Holiday [SSM058]

Buffer Social

How do you create something that lasts in marketing and social media? Not just for 15 minutes, or even for a year. But for a lifetime. Today, we as marketers are so focused on what’s next. We create content, ship it, and move onto the next project without even blinking an eye. Is there another way?

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Let’s face it, creating video content for social media can be unrewarding. It’s time-consuming to make, particularly long form video. Even something seemingly off the cuff like live video takes time to prep.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog. Yes, even in this day and age, that question is still asked. But, that is good, isn’t it?! That means that people are exploring their creative skills and desiring to develop them further. First Things, First.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Predictions Revisited: Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies That Might Change Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Six years ago, I published the post “ Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies that Might Change Social Media.” In the summary I projected that “all of these [technologies] are probably 5-10 years out and, admittedly, I have a large imagination.”

Facebook Messenger 101: Get Started Guide for Business [download now]

Pam Moore

Are you ready to gain an unfair competitive advantage on Facebook? Would you like to stomp status quo and serve your customers quickly, personally and in a more human way by leveraging automation and a platform that more than 1.2 billion people are currently using?

Are Instagram Pods a Good Way to Increase Likes?

agora pulse

Recently, Instagram started using an algorithm to reorder how posts are viewed in your home feed. This means that you’re no longer seeing images in reverse chronological order and instead the algorithm overrides chronological order to show you posts that Instagram thinks you will “care about most.”.

Using Social Media for Brand Advocacy: Get People Talking Positively About You Online


Having many voices talk positively about your brand online helps a lot in getting your promotional message across. This is where an army of brand advocates will be a good idea. Learn how to use social media for brand advocacy, and vastly increase your reach online.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Conferences 101: Preparing to Represent Your Brand’s Social Media Efforts

Ignite Social Media

You’ve been selected to represent your brand at an upcoming marketing conference and aren’t sure where to start? The good news is that preparing in advance isn’t too difficult and the steps are the same regardless of whether or not you’re a speaker, a panelist or an attendee.

3 Ways To Avoid Wasted Work Time and Increase Efficiency

The Realtime Report

3 Ways To Avoid Wasted Work Time and Increase Efficiency. Wasted work time is an expensive epidemic. The average working professional wastes 56 minutes a day using their smartphone for non-work tasks, and another 42 minutes a day on personal tasks.

Social Media Marketing For Businesses


Social media marketing for a business is a term you have probably heard of quite often. You may however not be sure of how you can use social media for marketing or even believe that you can get clients through it because social is just that, social-no business here.

Using Social Media in Politics: Getting Elected in the 21st Century


The advent of social media has had a considerable impact on the electoral process. Candidates have discovered its power to swing public opinion and turn likes and shares into votes. Keep reading to learn how social media in politics is the biggest vote-getter you may come across.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.