Libya’s Media and Marketing Industries Inching Forward

Waxing UnLyrical

The Tripoli trade fair grounds are hosting an event practically every week, offering businesses from telecoms to fashion, and garden furniture to construction, the opportunity to show off their wares to industry and consumers alike.

14 Steps to Hosting a Successful Webinar

Convince & Convert

Following is a step-by-step list of how to host a memorable, interesting, and useful webinar. Of course, this list may change, depending on your business and your industry, but it provides a good place to begin thinking about how to generate good, qualified leads from content.

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All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps

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With a takeover, the host gets someone who can bring value to their followers while the guest gets to reach a new audience with their content. With this type of takeover, influencers in your industry would usually take over your account and share content aligned with their area of expertise.

How to Use Industry Insights to Improve Your Content Strategy

Convince & Convert

He is an executive producer, host, and author. Leading With Imperfections. Originally from the world of stand-up comedy, Ron Tite was named one of the “Top Ten Creative Canadians” by Marketing Magazine.

Host yourself: Don’t leave your digital space in someone else’s hands


When it comes to running a small business or blogging about your recent travel adventures to Spain, anyone who works online understands the need for speedy and effective Internet hosting service. So, about web hosting services? Web hosting companies provide several features that vary.

How the “Shark Tank” of Podcasts is Changing the Start Up Game


The Pitch is a simple concept: hopeful founders come on the podcast and pitch their dream to a group of investors, industry experts and the hosts. The investors and hosts then discuss the pitch, the idea, and the likelihood of investment and success. By Kristen Matthews.

Twitter Goes Deep Inside the Music Industry With Q&A Series

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Twitter launched a series of question-and-answer sessions with music-industry insiders, kicking off May 20 with record executive Kevin Liles , founder and CEO of KWL Enterprises and co-founder and partner of 300 Entertainment. Kevin Liles talks making it in the music industry. Aside from being an authority on style, manners and hip-hop culture, Bentley is recognized throughout the music industry and the country as a talented artist and trend-setter.

8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling


YouTube allows you to embed links to take viewers to other content, as do various hosting platforms such as Wistia, Sprout Video, and Vidyard, which also help companies by tracking user engagement with powerful analytics. Featured Implementation Industry Insider

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How to Host Guest Blogs while Building your Credibility


One way to satisfy these challenges is to host guest blogs on your site. While there are plenty of tips out there on how to be a good guest blogger, what about being a gracious host? When hosting guest blogs, professionalism and courteousness can take you a long way. When hosting guests, reply within a set period of time, and make it your policy. Once again, the same scenario is true for hosting guests on your blog.

Guest Post Hosting: the Surprising Traffic Driver


But what about hosting guest bloggers as a way to increase traffic? Benefits of hosting guest bloggers. Every time I hosted a guest blogger, my page views more than doubled. The whole reason your blog will benefit from hosting a guest, is because of cross-promotion. Guest Post Hosting: the Surprising Traffic Driver. This guest post is by Shari Lopatin of

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities


As Community Architects (and Builders, Managers, Hosts, etc), we’ve always known that we needed to define a community’s purpose as part of strategic development, but we generally haven’t paid much attention to the role of purpose for community participants.

Why Become a Web Hosting Reseller?


Web hosting reselling entails renting a server from another web hosting company and leasing out bandwidth, hard disk space, and processing power to other customers at a lower rate. In turn, you can place ads on the websites of people you host on your private server.

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality


Webinar, Tweetchats , hangout interviews with multiple people and hosting chat written questions… these are some of the ways you can pull it off. Tweetdeck is my own not-so-secret productivity tool that tracks important events happening in my industry.

Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy


Hosting a peer-to-peer fundraiser is not only a great way to raise funds for you capital campaign, but it can also serve as a way to market your campaign and gain new supporters. Featured Implementation Industry Insider Potluck

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Hint: it’s in the approach and communication, not in the fact that viability isn’t possible in some industries. It’s my birthday and I have some great news! In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. And I did.

How to Source and Host a Guest Post Series


So today I thought it might be interesting to talk about the thinking behind trying out series, and step through some of the pitfalls you’ll want to avoid if you consider hosting a guest post series on your own blog. Over the years I’ve tried a variety of approaches to publishing guest posts, as I’ve found that audience preferences and interests change over time, as the industry and technology evolve. How to Source and Host a Guest Post Series.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems


We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS). If you work for an LMS, Community Platform or AMS and have thoughts on this from an industry perspective, please share!

The State of Community Management 2015


Here’s an excellent webinar recording hosted by Higher Logic where Rachel Happe and Jim Storer shared the highlights of this year’s study. Culture That Works Featured From the Trenches Industry Insider Open CommunityThe 2015 State of Community Management Report is out!!

The Future Is Better Than You Think


I want to tell you all about a webinar that is hosting with futurist Peter Diamandis on Tuesday June 28 at 12:30 PM EDT. While this is good news for humanity, it is also a reminder that no industry will go untouched. Industry Insider

If Net Neutrality is dead, what does it mean for associations?


I tell my friends that the association industry is the biggest industry no one knows about. And as an industry there are a LOT of websites with a LOT of content. This might push other hosting providers out of business. Featured From the Trenches Industry Insider Potluck

The Impact of Millennials on Software Adoption


The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Josh Bland, explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders. Culture That Works Featured Industry Insider

How to deal with Gmail’s new Promotions Tab


image” – where the featured image you want to use is hosted. Your featured image must be on a open host – either within the dotMailer environment, or something like WordPress. Implementation Industry Insider

Four Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Webinar

Ignite Social Media

Webinars are a great strategy for businesses trying to show thought-leadership within their industry and generate potential leads at the same time. They can be time intensive to produce as I learned while co-hosting my first webinar this month ( check it out here ).

Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013


” The Step-by-Step Guide to Hosting Epic Google Hangouts (Moz). Content Strategy Featured From the Trenches Implementation Industry Insider Social, In Theory Here are some of my absolute favorite posts of the year.

12 Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation with Wiselike

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In short, Wiselike lets everyone host their own perpetual AMA , regardless of whatever industry you’re in (you could be a sanitation dude, a stripper, a forest ranger, an army general, a company CEO, or whatever else–it’s for anyone and everyone!). Industry News

Using Social Media to Speak *With* Your Audience.


So building a custom experience to learn from an audience or host a Q&A is simply not an option. CrowdHall lets anyone with an audience easily set-up and host an online, crowd-moderated town hall. Set up and host a private town hall in minutes. Industry Insider

3 Tips to Recreate Your Website and Drive Traffic to Your Corner of Success


We have found that updating your website on a regular basis is essential to staying relevant within the industry. That is your hosting! Without a good foundation, and selecting a host that will serve you, as well as your site, well, your house is going to crumble.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I’m sure you’ll have a year (or more) of reading to do, but I know it’s worth it to empower you with all this great content that has been written by our industry peers. This is good stuff from the biggest experts in the industry.

How Associations are Rebranding Themselves for Relevancy


ICF International will host a live stream policy discussion that includes leading researchers, evaluators, and practitioners from key social and human service sectors examining the legacy and future of the Great Society “War on Poverty” programs.

[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations


On June 18th, we are hosting an invitation-only breakfast gathering with one of the top storytellers in the world – Mike Bonifer , Chief Creative Officer at bigSTORY. From the Trenches Industry Insider

The Future Is Better Than You Think


I want to tell you all about a webinar that is hosting with futurist Peter Diamandis on Thursday July 28 at 12:00 PM CT / 1 pm ET. While this is good news for humanity, it is also a reminder that no industry will go untouched. Industry Insider**NEW DATE *.

The Future of VoIP


All the while, the verbal communications business – which essentially amounts to the VoIP industry – seems to be slowly dying on a consumer scale. Such is why the VoIP industry has been, and continues to, migrate toward the business market.

Six Sources for Nonprofit News


The topics and hosts of the blog carnival change monthly. The blog host determines a content theme, and bloggers are invited to submit any (relatively recent) published blog post on that theme by a certain date. From the Trenches Implementation Industry Insider Nimble Nonprofit

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22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog’s directory has dozens of categories from Construction to Industrial to Telecommunications. Identify influential bloggers in your industry and trade links with them. B2B Internet Marketing SEO B2B Social Media Demand Generation Industrial Media Powerpoint Video Wordpress

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3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign


GivingTuesday could also be a great day to let one of your super activists manage your Instagram account for the day, or to host a Twitter chat. Cool Social Tools Featured Industry Insider Open Community Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox.

Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy

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You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy Written by Glen, this post has 126 Comments Generally speaking, the more traffic you can get to a website the more money you can make.

Why Cloud Computing Makes So Much Sense for Small Businesses


Cloud computing is nearly a $20 billion industry today. Tech & Gadgets cloud computing cloud hosting small business Before the Internet, everything was legacy hardware and software. You turned your work on and off and it only came with you if you brought it.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

The event is expected to host more than 3,500 attendees and to feature more than 120 hours of presentations, networking and entertainment. Bruce McDuffee, Knowledge Marketing for Industry (KMI). Mark Tennant, podcast host.

Online Voting: Advantages and Challenges for Associations


A voting website hosted on a secure server will only be accessible to authorized members through unique voter logins. Industry Insider Open Community PotluckThis is a guest post by Tim Madsen, marketing manager for Survey and Ballot Systems. What do you think?

It’s that time of year again- the DoGooder Awards are back!


Winners will also receive free registration for next year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, hosted by NTEN and additional prizes from the National Alliance for Media and Culture. Content Strategy Industry Insider Nimble Nonprofit