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How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

To keep your blog growing, you add more and more content doing your best to market everything you write. It’s a long and challenging process and it’s well worth going through.

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The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Along with Google, Facebook is one of the giants of the Internet. According to recent research , 71% of all Internet users have a Facebook profile. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing.

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#SocialPR Spotlight: Brandon Andersen

Waxing UnLyrical

Today’s a big day. Not just because I can now say, “Christmas is next week,” (yay!) but because today’s #SocialPR Spotlight shines bright on one of the absolute smartest and nicest people ever: Brandon Andersen, Chief Strategist at Ceralytics.

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Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

Sometimes the big social networks roll out features (or forget to roll them out) that work for the majority of the users, but just don’t make sense to some of us.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Lauren Johnson Joins Firebelly As A Social Media Manager

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that Lauren Johnson has joined the Firebelly team as a social media manager. Get to know a little bit about her below! Describe yourself in 140 characters or less: “I always knew in another life I could fly which is why in this life I dance.”.

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Scale Social Media Strategy Quickly and Overcome Any Obstacle

Visually SM

When you learn to ride a bike, you’re bound to encounter the cold, hard reality of gravity. But after hitting the pavement, chances are you’ll get back up and try again. And again. And again.

Clickbait: Information overload! How can brands cut-through all the noise?

Mindjumpers

You won’t believe the hidden message in this blog post! Or rather – there isn’t one, I just wanted you to click through and read this. But bear with me – I’m about to suggest something incredibly controversial – a never-heard-before admission by a social agency!*.

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Top 5 Things You Can’t Do If You Want To Be Friends

Jason Yormark

I’m starting a new tradition of highlighting 5 things that drive me nuts every year. 5 things that if done, disqualify you & I from being pals. You own or are considering a selfie stick. Can you even imagine what people in previous decades would think if you tried to describe this?

3 Top Internet Marketing Jobs To Watch In 2017

The Realtime Report

3 Top Internet Marketing Jobs To Watch In 2017. Companies are always trying to find new ways to connect with clients online, but they’re often completely outdated in their approach.

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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.

Is it an ad or an article? Going native!

Sherrilynne Starkie

People have a lot of trouble discerning between online native advertising and editorial content, according to a recent survey by Contently, the content marketing software company. On nearly every publication tested, respondents identified native advertising as an article. .

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Congratulations to Higher Logic!

SocialFish

By now, you have probably heard the news that Higher Logic has received a $55m investment from JMI equity. Here’s more analysis on this from community expert Ben Martin. BREAKING: Higher Logic takes $55M investment.

Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Tim Brown. I recently had the opportunity to speak to a couple classes of high school students, and used my time to dig into what and how they interact on the web and social media.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Duncan Alney

Waxing UnLyrical

I love introducing you to all my Social PR Virtuosos, but this week, I’m particularly stoked! You see, Duncan Alney – who’s profiled below – and I have known each other since high school. Yes, that’s how long we go back!

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.

Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

SocMed Sean

This week we welcome guest author Cassie Phillips, a technology and internet security blogger. She loves social networking and wants to share her knowledge with other users so they can protect themselves, making the internet a safer place.

SHORTHAND: Jay Baer On “Hug Your Haters”

Firebelly

In my new Shorthand series, I’ll be asking fellow social media marketing industry leaders for three quick and easy-to-digest insights into their areas of expertise or interest. In this first installment, I spoke with Jay Baer—leader of Convince & Convert.

A Digital Lens on the U.S. Election

Dave Fleet

One day after the U.S. election and the dissection of the reasons for the outcome is well underway. Richard Edelman, in a thoughtful town hall meeting with our global team today – and now captured on his blog – laid out a communications-focused lens on what happened, as well as some well-reasoned ideas on what businesses should look to do in the wake of the results. Twitter Triumphs over The New York Times”.

Instagram Introduces New Business Profiles

yMarketingMatters

Instagram is rocking it so this is great news! With a Business Profile and its new features, Instagram can work even better for your business and help you stand out, get insights and find new customers.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Internet Consumption Per 60 Seconds

Mindjumpers

Every day, every hour and every minute, overwhelming amounts of data is being generated as consumers hit the internet to connect with each other, search for information, watch clips, be creative, download entertainment, shop and do much more.

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What’s Your What If?

Jason Yormark

Last night I drove a lot of miles away from the hustle and bustle I normally fight through on a daily basis to coach my son at his baseball game, a little town called Granite Falls. It’s about 50 miles north and east of Seattle and off the beaten path.

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Give Your Campaign Video Marketing Boost

The Realtime Report

Give Your Campaign Video Marketing Boost By Alexander Harrison.

Hey PR pro! Are you using paid?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you are like a lmost half of PR professionals you do not use paid promotion or social media advertising as part of your communications strategies and plans. Likely, you are a PR purist who believes that earned media coverage is the Holy Grail.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

6 Ways to Engage Nonprofit Volunteers

SocialFish

Tip o the hat to Elevation for this one! photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Josh Wardini. It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? We’re going in-depth, behind the scenes, on a mission to bring you facts.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Mercy Chikowore

Waxing UnLyrical

This week I’m thrilled to feature Mercy Chikowore – a bona fide Social PR Virtuoso and good friend – in the Social PR Spotlight! I’ve known Mercy so long now, I don’t even remember how we met.

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The Second Most Important Button On LinkedIn And Why You Should Click It

SocMed Sean

LinkedIn has been getting pretty annoying lately. In case you haven’t noticed, content like recipes, quizzes, and family photos are starting to creep into the network.

Using Social Media To Promote Your Products & Services

Firebelly

Firebelly CEO Duncan Alney recently appeared on an episode of Living By Design to discuss how businesses can use social media to promote products and services with host Cathy Holloway Hill. You can watch his interview in its entirety below. Video URL: https://youtu.be/vpff-9xJwEk vpff-9xJwEk ].

Four Lessons on Resliency from Butch Vig

Dave Fleet

Butch Vig is a legendary musician and producer, who has had a huge impact on the music industry. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in alternative music (he produced Nirvana’s Nevermind, Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream, etc.)

Instagram Engagement Rates Will Drop If You Keep Doing This

agora pulse

As Instagram becomes more popular, cutting through the noise as a business and getting in front of your ideal customer can become a little harder to achieve. In this post we’ll go over some habits to drop if you want to increase Instagram engagement rates for your brand or business.

The Context of Images and Text

Mindjumpers

“People don’t read anymore. It’s a fact!” Oh, how many times this has been uttered in the digital sphere, with complete disregard for context. People read!