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Reconsider Fashion PR

Spin Sucks

The fashion PR industry has a pretty interesting story to tell if you can look beyond the Avant-Garde (unwearable) runway creations to the clusters of people backstage, dressed in black, with clipboards, walkie-talkies, and this season’s must-have manicure. Fashion blogging is mega-business.

3 Social Media Trends in Fashion that Retailers Should Leverage

Ignite Social Media

When social media shakes up the fashion industry , what do you do? Fashion brands with high levels of engagement on social channels like Instagram, are seeing growth in online sales. So with that, here are three social media trends fashion and beauty retailers should leverage.

8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent Blog

Here are 8 philosophical questions to get your gears turning: 1. There’s really no right answer to this questions, though many experts recommend against publishing as a faceless, nameless corporation. The majority of blogs aren’t a success.

The Question Of Quora

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At it's core, Quora is a question and answer service. Anyone can post a question and anyone can answer it. Quora seems to be working because the questions are smart and the varied answers are smarter. answering questions (and even posting questions). Pushing that further, what happens when a well-known entity is active on Quora (posting questions and answering them), but then ignores a question being asked on Quora by a legitimate source?

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop, I immediately said yes. Perhaps the next question is what do I want to write next?

How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity?

Ari Herzog

This is a question whether or not you should mask your name regardless what you say or, in the shadow of Facebook, if you should bare all. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity? Related articles you may enjoy: Blog Commenters: Question For You.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

In general, each of these major updates is to help Google answer real questions from its users. The latest Google search algorithm update (nicknamed Penguin) has moved strongly towards the long held principles of “organic seo.” ” Our company started building websites in 1996.

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

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Apple didn't need to invent to the MP3 player, but the iPod was (without question) easy to buy, install, use and integrate with your daily life. Think about the luxury goods or culture-based fashion brands. fashion. fashion brand. What makes a product or service really work? For years, you could only text message someone who was on the same carrier.

There Is No Need To Call Anyone A Sell Out

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For my dollar, that''s one of the most annoying questions in the world. He was the creative and fashion genius behind Eck? which has become a billion dollar fashion and lifestyle company). fashion. fashion brand. Are you a sell out?

Look at That, a Google+ Audience That is Largely Female

Adam Sherk

For example, take a look at the +1 Audience Report from the Google Webmaster Tools profile of a major fashion site. Women are the strong majority in every age group: Now for a fashion magazine site with a largely female readership that is hardly surprising.

PB147: Tips, Tools and Techniques for Managing Incoming Email


I use canned responses in gmail – there is a setting under the labs link – canned responses save you time when you are asked the same question over and over again. You can also put the answer to the frequently asked question on your contact form.

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8 strategies for Pinterest for business

Janet Fouts

Nordstrom has quite a few fashion boards, including this one from New York Fashion week. Notice that the photos are from fashion week backstage, but the photos link to the products in the shop on their website. Pinterest has become a running joke to many.

It's Not Easy To Be A Loving Brand These Days

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Many started off with blogging - and the early social media platforms - as a way to counter-balance against the many individual voices that were now asking questions, complaining and trying to connect to a brand that, clearly, never had an operating procedure for how to deal with individuals in an open and public way. We've seen a major fashion retailer take it from all sides, because they stopped carrying the fashion line of the U.S. fashion.

SHORTHAND: Jay Baer On “Hug Your Haters”


” Let’s get to the questions! 95% of unhappy customers never complain in a form or fashion the business can find.

For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social.


Over time I have come up with the following 10 questions you should ask yourself before entering the landscape of social media – that’s my best advice.

Red Bull Wins Top Social Video Brand of the Year

The Realtime Report

Burberry – a fashion brand known for its efforts in social media – placed back in 16th. Now for the real question – are these social video strategies producing significant ROI?

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A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

So I contacted a much bigger blogger friend of mine also in quilts about doing a post about our fashion app. We had a fashion app! We needed fashion bloggers. But I didn’t know any fashion bloggers! So off to Google I went to search for “fashion bloggers.”

Your Next Growth Hack Won’t Come from You

Simply Measured

It’ll come from more and better questions. And that means your next great growth hack won’t come from you, it’ll come from questions: two, to be exact. Next, turn your attention to question-and-answer platforms and online hubs. Question: How did you find us?

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Welcome To The Video Generation

The Realtime Report

Participants were asked to complete a series of questions focused on how their organization is currently leveraging influencer marketing and expected change in 2017. Key Questions: – Is influencer marketing a strategic priority for your organization? Key Questions To Ask.

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How I Overlooked a 1000 Visitor a Day Source of Traffic [And What I Did to Grow it to 3000 Visits a Day]


Pinterest is a growing social bookmarking/network site (they call themselves a Virtual Pin Board) that is particularly popular in some niches like home decoration, weddings, craft, fashion, food, and more. Reader Questions Social Media blog stats finding readersLast week I was digging around in my Google Analytics stats and drilling down to look particularly at sources of traffic to my photography tips site.

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping. The world doesn’t need another fashion blog, yoga site, or recipe roundup.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best guides to social media marketing and measurement of the past year.

Beyond Press Releases: Using Stories to Land Your Organization on the Front Page

Waxing UnLyrical

Ask open-ended questions that will help you to understand what motivates the interviewee and how they achieved (or are in the process of achieving) their goal: What inspired you to take this path? (To In a similar fashion, feature a compelling moment in your pitch.

The Future of Association Management Systems


This seems to be the question that has haunted association execs for more than 25 years when the initial association management system hit the not-for-profit marketplace. But then again, the question was brought up on why our systems are so complex that they require training?

Yahoo! Search Data (@YahooSearchData) a Good Source of Trending Topics for Lifestyle Publishers

Adam Sherk

So what’s a lifestyle site covering things like food, fashion or home to do? How to questions are buzzing during grilling season on @ Yahoo , “how to grill corn on the cob”, “how to grill salmon” “how to grill chicken”.

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How To Post Effectively on Facebook


Ask questions in the end. Posts that end with a question have 15% higher engagement rates. If you want your fans to answer questions only ask one question and do it in the end of the update.

Use Media Relations to Get on the First Page of Google

Spin Sucks

” It’s such a good question, it deserves it’s own blog post. I should easily be able to increase our first page search results with some good, old fashioned media relations.

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Why Inbound Marketing Is So Important For Your Business


Inbound marketing is an invitation to an ongoing dialogue in which you can communicate with your customers in both a professional and congenial fashion. Listen for your customers’ questions, comments, likes, and dislikes – and reach out to them with relevant content.

Suspend Facebook, Lock the Door, Hang Up the Phone

Spin Sucks

People have questions! They are getting nasty comments; attacks directed at employees, and they are unable to respond to the questions on their wall in a timely and efficient fashion. ESPECIALLY if you’re getting a lof of questions and feedback on it.

Create a Positive Website Customer Experience

Spin Sucks

Automated phone operators and outdated frequently asked questions pages are a consumer’s worst nightmare when a question is left inaccessible and not answered in a timely fashion.

12 Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation with Wiselike

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Let’s say CES or Fashion Week is around the corner. We were approached by a company recently who wanted to have their CEO answer questions in a private fashion that was completely internal to the company. To answer questions you know you’ve answered a gazillion times.

The Importance of Consumer Insights in Today’s Marketing Strategies


It may sound funny to even ask this question, but how many businesses really understand their consumers when it comes to developing new products and services, or marketing those products to potential customers? Companies now realize that they need to offer a wide variety of products, services, colors and fashions to appeal to an ever-changing customer base.

Your Employee Is an Online Celebrity. Now What?

Spin Sucks

In a recent meeting with my staff, our CMO presented an interesting question: How involved should companies be with the development of their employee’s personal brands? As you can imagine, the question sparked a rather interesting conversation. The question is, how far is too far?

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7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies


The fashion website launched a sales campaign to: Generate excitement ahead of its summer sale. Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy.

What Twitter Trolls Can Teach You About Your Brand

Simply Measured

Someone should be responsible for responding to Tweets in a timely fashion. Don’t be afraid to ask more questions about the issue. Trolls are the worst. They’re negative, they attack the the integrity of your brand, and they thrive on the chaos they create.

17 Words You Must Use in Your Headlines [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Example: “Your Winter Fashion Guide” suggests that there are certain clothes and fashion ideas that will directly benefit the reader. What, which, and when are all good terms to use because they are “question” terms.

The Most Engaging Industries on Facebook and What to Learn from Them


When visiting a company’s brand page on Facebook to search for help, we can’t always be 100% sure that we actually get an answer to the question we post. The most socially devoted industry next after telecommunications is airlines followed by finance, retail and fashion.

10 Bold Social Media Predictions for 2017

Simply Measured

Profitability challenges were abundant, leadership was often questioned, and 8% of its workforce was laid off in an effort to address the issues. Snapchat Spectacles launched in an unprecedented fashion. As of 18 minutes ago, we are 95% finished with 2016.

How to Add & Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts for Your Brand

Sprout Social

For example, Target has an independent Instagram account specifically for home and fashion content. While the company sells much more, Target gets granular with Target Style to showcase the fashion and design aspect of their brand.

Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

The question really becomes, “How do you use influencers to deliver that message and what type of influencers do you seek out?”. Macy’s teamed up with SuperModel Emme to do a series of fashion shows in their stores featuring plus-sized models and influencers.