Startups Use Micro-PR Campaigns to Tip Momentum in Their Favor

Adam Sherk

I asked her to share some examples and tips here. How many great ideas and concepts from early startups are out there just waiting to be heard? Related posts: How Much is a PR Professional Worth to a Startup? This is a guest post from Wendy Dulaney, co-founder of Easy.PR.

The 12 Startups I’ve Invested In and Why

Convince & Convert

It’s secure, mobile-friendly, super easy to use, and affordable. the Breather mobile app Breather – Quiet on Demand Breather is the brain-child of the uber-smart Julien Smith.

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4 Little Known Facts About Startups in the USA


Are you dying to join the growing ranks of startup companies? Most startups are much more about hard work and dedication than instant riches and world-wide renown, but break-out companies have been able to prove that there’s always an exception to every rule.

The Ideal Facebook Cover Photo Size And How To Make Yours Stand Out (Including 12 Excellent Examples)

Buffer Social

Provide some examples of Facebook Pages with brilliant cover photos. If you want to use a single image that works pretty well on both desktop and mobile, 820 pixels wide by 462 pixels tall seems to be the best (see example below). Desktop vs. Mobile.

Online & mobile disaster relief efforts for Japan


There was a question on an ASAE listserve last week from a Japanese AMC looking for online/mobile examples of what associations and nonprofits could do to help with Japanese relief efforts following the earthquake a couple of weeks ago.

The Billion Dollar Branding Play

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Similarly, prior to Facebook''s acquisition of the social mobile photo sharing app, Instagram, the world''s largest online social network was grappling with the mobile revolution. Facebook was built for the Web and in 2011, their mobile experience was a tough sell. As Facebook raced to update their platform and develop a more comprehensive and responsive mobile experience, the acquisition of Instagram gave them a significant position in the mobile sphere.

The Next Great Marketing Disruption

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If that isn''t strange enough, in the following days one of the great technology startup icons, Jack Dorsey ( Twitter and Square - at the same time) was also going to give a keynote session titled, The Receipt - A Communication Channel. Perhaps the spirit of Dorsey''s comments are more profound and important than the examples he provided or the snarky tech pundits'' discourse. mobile devices. square mobile wallet. startup. Last week was a weird week.

How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A great example was startup competition for millennials and entreprenuers which you can learn more about here: newwaytostartup.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Local/Mobile Search. Here are other examples about how to leverage the popular video sharing site to get a job. Pam’s post has some great examples of how to find those “social media experts&# who just don’t deserve to be hired.

Adapt Or Die

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We live in interesting times (to steal a turn of phrase from the ancient Chinese curse ) but it's not so easy to make the pivot that Eric Ries writes about in his business book, The Lean Startup when you're not a lean startup but a business that's been around the block (and has the scars to prove it). Your channels of innovation aren't nimble enough to beat a fresh startup. mobile. the lean startup. Do you like the saying, "adapt or die" ?

The New Convergence

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He''s taking mobile connectivity and adding in a layer of the physical to turn ever smartphone and tablet into a merchant account. Laugh at people wearing Google Glasses all you want (they''re now being called " glassholes " The ability to change the paradigm of how we interact with technology (moving from holding, hands and fingers to using your eyes and voice to engage with content) is another nascent example of how digital is meeting physical and vice-versa. startups.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? ” For example*: Videoconferencing and unified communications provider Advanced AV writes about meaningful applications for video technology, such as keeping sick children engaged and reshaping healthcare delivery.

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30 Must-Read Growth Hacking Resources for Digital Marketers

Writtent Blog

Startup Marketing. This is a first-hand blog on startup growth and growth-hacking from the person who coined the term, Sean Ellis, the marketer behind DropBox and the CEO of Qualaroo (an awesome tool to collect insights we’ve just started using). Startup Lessons Learned.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

Will You, Brands Or Big Media Be The Star Of Snapchat TV?

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Many think this is just the beginning for broadcasting brands, and how they approach the concept of mobile TV. According to the article, Snapchat inks deal with MGM to develop original programming as it ramps up mobile TV offering , from The Drum : "The standalone programming will tell 'a complete narrative' in four to five minutes and shows will be shot with Snapchat's predominantly young audience in mind." Any real examples? mobile first. mobile platform.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

For example, when people join, they are greeted with a welcome message and are immediately connected with someone else in the community (for instance, the site’s manager). For an example, see Mashable ‘s commenting guidelines. Mobile 2.0

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17 Productivity Tools for the Ultimate Business Gain

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I’ve worked successfully with many teams that have been distributed across the world and the startup that is now a media powerhouse was originally established with several of the key players working across continents. They have great mobile apps too.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). Expert interview roundups (example: iDigic ). Marketing Insider Group (Startup).

Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community


Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. Small World Labs helps nonprofit organizations engage, collaborate with, and mobilize their supporters. See an Example with American Cancer Society. Mobile Access.

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One Suprising Way To Skyrocket Your Profile Views On LinkedIn

SocMed Sean

For example, in 2014 LinkedIn reported that SEO/SEM was one of the hottest skillsets that got people hired. The same holds true when it comes to Web development, mobile development and marketing campaign strategies.

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Quora Ads

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As a nimble startup, we always look out for better ways to invest our advertising budget. For example, when someone asked “What is it like to meet somebody you actually fought against in a war?”, For example, this view shows his our conversions over time. Mobile OS.

9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Buffer Social

Create Instagram posts on desktop instead of mobile. Here’s why: Creating your graphics or editing your photos on your desktop can be much faster than doing so on your mobile. If I start editing a paper, for example, I have to spend at least 30 minutes editing.

How to Create Your Social Media Strategy

Rebekah Radice

For example: Build brand awareness. As CMO of a bootstrapped startup, we’re always looking for better (e.g. Objective and Key Result Example. For example, what are their top interests? A few examples: Top ways to become an entrepreneur.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

A good example of someone who gets why a schedule makes a difference is Jason Hirschhorn via his MediaReDEF newsletter. Today in Mobile. Latest Startups News. Startups. Mobile Lists. Startups Lists. Mobile. Startups. Mobile. startup.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

6 Free Social Media Tools for Startups to Build a Strong Social Media Presence by Duct Tape Marketing. Building a strong social media presence is an imperative for startups in the digital age. Jumpstart: The Guide To Growing A Startup With Inbound Marketing by HubSpot (on SlideShare).

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Facebook Analytics for Apps Now Supports Messenger Bots; FbStart Program Welcomes Bot Developers

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Some example use cases are: A travel business can see how often people are transferred to a human agent. Twist added in his interview with SocialTimes: FbStart extended the envelope: It’s not just mobile apps anymore.

25 Random Observations about #MozCon Speakers

Adam Sherk

Will Critchlow – Will gets a special mention for throwing his real mobile phone off the stage and into the audience. Pete Myers – Dr. Pete delivered as always, sharing a bazillion examples of the various types of SERPs out there plus ways to make the most of the current landscape.

Things that Can Kill Your Inner Strategic Thinker

Waxing UnLyrical

I can’t say that this strategy will always work, nonetheless it’s a great example of how strategy can give you a better shot at success than trying to achieve a mediocre number of wins. At my startup Hiver , we follow a 3 month rule. One example is Blackberry’s failure.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

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For example, by allowing you to identify influencers , as well as for tagging them as such. A great user experience on desktop and mobile as I need to use the tool wherever I am as part of my daily flow. . This is not a sponsored comment, it just happens to be my best example!). .

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 30 How Are People Using Twitter?

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The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

Here’s the process for a Facebook cover photo , for example. Note: On mobile, images will be cropped into a horizontal rectangle. From my tests, it seems that 1024 pixels wide by 576 pixels tall is the ideal Twitter image size for displaying your image fully on mobile. Note: On mobile, images will be cropped differently. I’m also eager to experiment with mobile sizes as well!). Image sources: IconFinder , Pablo , Startup Stock Photos , Blurgrounds.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Blog #7.1: The Rise of AI


At the same time, the advent of mobile, chat, and explosive interruptive forces have catastrophically impacted human ability to focus, concentrate and achieve mindfulness. Series 7 – The Rise of AI: The Perfect World or The Perfect Storm?

Facebook Live Will Dominate Video Streaming

The Social Media Hat

Instead of focusing on making Hangouts stable and feature rich, and accessible via mobile, they allowed it to remain buggy and undependable, opening the door for alternatives. Startups like Meerkat and Blab popped up. Social Media Facebook Live Will Dominate Video Streaming.

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Rupert Murdoch’s “The Daily&# Officially Launching Feb 2? link] Mobile and Social [.] Mobile 2.0

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

A great example of this is Kimberly-Clark’s (K-C) U by Kotex campaign. If a young woman posts a relevant question on Yahoo Answers, for example, the community manager answers the question and leaves a direct call to action to visit the U by Kotex website. Mobile 2.0

The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I’m a work at home mom who operates as a consultant, ad sales manager for Mashable, and soon-to-be startup founder all from one single Dell laptop which I use as a desktop. RTM is free, but extra functionality such as mobile access costs $25/year.).

Free Culture and Attention as Currency

Waxing UnLyrical

While the repercussion of such an open and free culture invites a discussion in itself, let’s talk about in the context of the startup ambience. The only part of the process being short-circuited is the mobilization process.

This Week in Social Media – 4/24/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

CEO Today: Interview with the co-founder of – Brian J. Kent

Social Media Citizens

Here’s an example of how it works for hotels. engages restaurant guests right from their table on their own mobile device. Their “privates” underwear that “promises to block TSA employees from seeing your scanned junk” is a good example of that.