How to improve collaboration in the workplace


Collaboration means I have to stop what I’m working on—something I know to be delivering great value to this organization—and instead spend my time working on one of my colleague’s projects. If they stayed in their lanes, they were going to miss opportunities and fall behind.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out? How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

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How to Build Better [Business] Habits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

on a Wednesday and that fully loaded triple-decker sandwich from the nearby deli has you wondering how long you can get away with catching some z’s under your desk, or if that drawing-eyes-on-your-eyelids thing really works. No other projects to stimulate you?

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How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. You don’t have to rely on Facebook’s marketing tools to build a loyal following. We’d love to hear about them!

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How to Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly

Waxing UnLyrical

If you talk to Howie Goldfarb anywhere – Twitter, here on his guest posts, or over at his own blog, you’ll know that he’s fixated on one thing. Well, actually he’s fixated on many things, but one thing kept coming back to me.). It took waaay long to load.

The Lego Model: How to Build Your Social Brand

SocialTimes Twitter

It seems to me that there is one universal truth in this world: Everyone loves, has loved or is nostalgic for Lego. Twitter : Its 140 character content is playful, fun and easy to share. Good luck to everyone running the marathon today!

How to Choose a Format When Writing Your Next Blog Post


When writing a blog, multimedia is going to keep your readers engaged. If you’re only posting YouTube videos, for example, you’re missing out on an entire demographic of website visitors who actually like to read. If you want to get started on Pinterest, post an infographic.

We Didn’t Know How to Promote a Podcast. So Here’s All We Learned

Buffer Social

Before we launched our Buffer podcast , so much of our time and energy (99.9% How do people promote podcasts? Here’s all we found and all that we’re excited to try. We’ll be sure to report back with what works! Upload to Soundcloud. Over to you.

Social Media Scheduling: How to Always Be One Step Ahead

Sprout Social

Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you prepare to fail.” While it might have been a few centuries before social media existed, the same sentiment rings true to marketers and community managers today. However, we have the software to backup our reasoning.

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How to Make Money Online in 2016: An Unexpected Approach

Viper Chill

As we enter the first week of a brand new year, your motivations are probably higher than ever to make 2016 the year to finally achieve all you’ve been dreaming of. I’m not going to share any tips on how to get more visitors your website.

How To Develop And Execute A Social Media Strategy For Free

SocMed Sean

” Basically, the statement speaks to assigning value to the things that you find useful. The same concept can certainly be applied to other things that you want or value in life and it certainly applies to the development and execution a social media strategy.

How to Brainstorm and Create Your 12-Month Content Plan

Katie Lance

A few weeks back, I had my team here in person for our annual brainstorming session and one of my goals was to hammer out our 12-month content calendar while they were here. It helps to establish your credibility over the long-haul. Here’s how. It has to be a priority!

How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy

Convince & Convert

Sometimes, the best way to beat the competition is to scrutinize what they’re doing to determine how you could incorporate similar methods to benefit your brand. Perceived: Perceived, or “replacement,” competitors are the hardest to identify.

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How to Create Interactive Content That Engages Your Customers

Convince & Convert

Unfortunately, there are quite a few business owners that seem to have a tough time differentiating between these two approaches to marketing. There’s nothing particularly wrong with traditional media—it just happens to be a primarily passive experience.

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

As the site owner/community manager, I even had someone threaten to come to my house in person so he could discuss the fact that I edited one of his posts for racist comments. 2) Don’t argue just to argue – Community managers can spot them a mile away.

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How to Waste Your Content Marketing Efforts

Convince & Convert

Getting traffic to your site through your SEO and content marketing initiatives is only half the story. Once the visitor arrives, you want to keep them coming back. If the visitors stay, see, and vamoose again, never to return, your efforts are being wasted.

How To Write Blog Titles That Catch Social Media Attention

Small Business Mavericks

A business blog doesn’t have to be boring, in fact, it shouldn’t be. To gain readers, you need content that satisfies their need, and the only way to catch their attention is by writing a great blog title. From experience, there are two ways to write blog titles, the hard way and easy way. The hard way is by trying to be 100% original whilst also trying to have a stand out title.

How to Run Successful Campaigns on Google+

Convince & Convert

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been working on the best practices for running campaigns on Google+ and how, as Chris Brogan would say, we can make our buyers the hero of the story. If you want to be a movement maker, then keep reading.

How To Give A Great Presentation (Seriously)

Twist Image

you''re doing it wrong when it comes to how you prepare for a public speech. I''m sure this will upset many people, but let''s walk through the typical scenario of how someone is asked to speak and what happens next: Step 1: someone gets asked to present on a specific topic. Step 2: the presenter agrees to present. Step 4: in the week leading up to the presentation, the speaker starts writing down notes and building a PowerPoint deck.

How to Use Brand Storylines to Spark Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

It lacks energy. According to Gini Dietrich , CEO of Arment Dietrich (and an active member of the Convince & Convert community), “Spin Sucks is one of the top three PR blogs in the world, and it has afforded us the ability to compete with the largest agencies in the world.”

How to Make Your Email Autoresponders Sizzle More Than Jessica Rabbit

Waxing UnLyrical

But this is what it said: I cannot TELL you how many chuckles it gave folk … including several in/from Amarillo, and how many compliments I’ve received on it (and no one even mentioned the typo!). But I try to get it “just right” more often than not.

How to Take the Challenger Sales Approach to Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

He disputes conventional wisdom touting “personalization,” arguing that personalization will get you nowhere when trying to convince more than one person to agree on your sale. The most important numbers to crack the code of sales. to come together.”

Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign is Failing (and How to Fix Them)


This last 2-3 years saw businesses flocking to social media in droves. Thanks to the push from the media and success stories of a few top businesses, everyone came looking for their own pot of gold. People on social media are not there to seek out businesses.

How to Uncover Meaningful Social Data

Convince & Convert

This question occurred to me after reading Jay Baer’s post revealing that social media sites have an an e-commerce conversion rate of.71 Jay was so intrigued by this possibility that he asked me to explore it further in this post. Seems like it ought to be settled law by now.

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How to Choose the Best Social Media Marketing Tool for Your Business

Buffer Social

Choosing a place to eat, choosing a new computer, or even choosing the best social media marketing tool. So how do you figure out which one’s going to be the best fit for you? How do you find the best social media tool for your business? Drive traffic to your site?

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The Million Dollar Mindset – How to Create a Website and Sell it Off for Six Figures

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I want to tell you about the mindset required to create wealth on the Internet. But what the newcomer fails to understand in the world of Internet Marketing is just how important it is to have the right attitude, the right mindset.

How to Build a Strong Social Media Presence

Rebekah Radice

You have taken the time to invest in social media. The hours spent researching and executing are tiring, but you know it’s worth the time and energy. After all, capturing the attention of today’s online consumer is critical to your business. An investment of your time and energy.

How to Build Your Own Idea Refinery

Engaging Brand

Ideas are the fuel that drive our economy and if you listened to this week's Engaging Brand Podcast , you will hear that although 94% of people think creativity is vital , only 35% believe they have the skills and processes to deliver them. Actually I beg to

How to Grow a Twitter Chat to Reach 1 Million People: Learnings From Two Years of #bufferchat

Buffer Social

From productivity and social media strategy to self-care and reflecting — even gifs ! — we’ve had a blast getting to join with our community every week for the past two years in #bufferchat. . Jump to: The origin of #bufferchat. Tips / How To

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Why All Social Media Marketing Programs Should Be Agile (and How to Get Started)

Simply Measured

Those who work in social media are all too aware of how this field is constantly evolving. Such fluidity can be challenging, but can also create many opportunities for brands that want to grow audiences and build equity. Responding to change over following a plan.

Top 4 Twitter Fails (& how to fix them!)

Absolute PA

There are certain habits and time-saving behaviours that could actually be stopping Twitter working for you as a business generating superpower ( read on here for how Twitter can be a massive game changer for your business ). Is that the impression you want to portray?

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How To Measure Your Social Media Efforts

Social Media Network Marketing

These investment at minimal level would be time, energy, technology [hardware, software the web and internet connectivity], dedicated human resource. Add to this just like any other marketing campaign we will require objectives and KPIs Key Process Indicators as well. There is lot of research and discussion going on in the area of ''how to arrive at a ROI for Social Media''. One needs to understand ''how Social Media works'' before diving into a measuring chase.

How to Leverage Your Internal Resources in External Marketing Efforts

Convince & Convert

“Doesn’t that mean you’re just handing over your secrets to success?” The internet is flooded with “secrets” to success. Often times we’re irrational about keeping our corporate cards too close to our chest. What does it lead to? highlight to tweet).

Show 438 - How to Develop Your Signature Voice

Engaging Brand

The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips has a new episode but before we start.The listener winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag - picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the show to say a BIG thank you from me! - How leadership qualities are based on an alignement of mind, body and words. How leadership development is not about being a huge personality but about clarity of values and vision.

How To Protect Your Social Media Work

Social Media Network Marketing

As a Social Media person you would be putting in long hours of research, time, energy and deep understanding on what you may post / write on Blogs and other Social Media Sites. While you go about doing your work on a daily basis there are people who would like to copy paste what you do and simply put it up on their Blog / Website. What happens here is that sooner or later traffic would start to go there as well. Your turn: How do you protect your online matter?

How To Build A Successful Business Blog (a Getting Started Guide)

Rebekah Radice

Whether you’re a local business owner, entrepreneur, or brand – finding new ways to generate business can be a challenge. How do I know these steps will set you up for success? Because they’re the exact steps I took to set up my award winning blog! Click To Tweet.

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How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

From daily conversations to marketing tactics, how and when you engage has evolved. And like with anything else, taking the time to learn how to use it properly is the key to success. How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business).

11 Simple Design Tips to Enhance Your Social Media Images

Buffer Social

In the brain itself, there are hundreds of millions of neurons devoted to visual processing, nearly 30 percent of the entire cortex , as compared with 8 percent for touch and just 3 percent for hearing. Social Media Design Tips: 11 Principles & Tactics to Enhance Your Images.

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Writing for Effect: How to Create Exciting Blog Copy


An awesome design is convenient, but without awesome content to back it up, you won’t get the results that justify whatever you’re spending to host the site. Sometimes people get a little confused about what the word “content” actually means, so just to help out those folks, here is a quick definition. Anyway, the point is that the secret to creating successful content is simply to give people what they like! Never just report to them.

Get Your Social Media Budget Approved with These 22 Tips, White Paper and Podcast

Pam Moore

Do you struggle with having what you think may be the best social media marketing plan on the entire planet yet have no budget to implement? An idea is only an idea if you don’t have the funding, energy or ability to ever execute it. Welcome to the Participation Age.

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