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3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

Since the beginning of idaconcpts.com, I was really excited about sharing my insights on marketing and web analytics with the blogosphere. However, after watching the launch of the Samsung Epic 4G from Sprint on August 2010, it made me rethink about the 3 key features that I would need to blog from a smart phone more often. My iPhone 3G blogging experience made it very clear that to properly blog from a smart phone you must have a full-slide out QWERTY keyboard.

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Enhance Your Social Media With Mobile Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Mobile phones and other handheld devices have made social media more accessible to more people more often. Smart phones allow users to interact with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other social media sites – even YouTube – right from the palm of your hand. You can’t sit in front of your computer because you have work to do, but you can take your mobile phone around the store with you. Social Media mobile marketing mobile phones smart phones

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Google Wallet: Pick Up the Check in a New Way

The Social Media Incubator

The next time that someone asks if you would like to pay with cash, credit or check, just pull out your smart phone. Google is developing a new feature called Google Wallet , which will allow users to charge virtually any transaction to a credit card by using a smart phone. Just tap your phone on the reader and your phone sends payment, and, at some merchants, offers and loyalty information.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

HubSpot last week released the Marketing Data Box , a 3.4 megabyte, 65-slide data dump of marketing facts and statistics from a variety of sources. Here are some of the most interesting observations for B2B marketers: Slide 10: B2B magazines continue to struggle. While print in general has taken a beating over the past decade, B2B publications have been particularly hard hit, leading to speculation about the future of B2B trade magazines (content marketing?

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MY GOOGLE PIXEL TRASH IS FULL: HOW TO EMPTY YOUR GOOGLE PIXEL TRASH

Social Media with Romona

Read to stay up-to-date on the best practices of social media marketing, email marketing, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and personal branding. Social Media Workshops | Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia | Social Media How To's with Romona - Bringing Social Media Marketing & Training Solutions To You.

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Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers? I promptly pulled out my smart phone, went to Google and typed merely “Italian deli&# – not having to add a geographic modifier because the GPS on my phone was enabled and would automatically pull local business listings based on my current location.

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Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Responsive web design provides an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices from desktop computer monitors, tablets to mobile smart phones. Marketing Must be Integrated.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Then we can really change the dynamic from marketing as a cost center to marketing as a profit center!

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Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Responsive web design provides an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices from desktop computers and tablets to mobile smart phones. Marketing Must be Integrated.

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6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

Over the past few years, research has continued to prove the benefits of email marketing for business: Low costs, high conversion rates and detailed tracking are all notable features. Consumers are becoming increasingly savvy on the differences between spam and permission-based emails, and more and more of them are accepting permission-based email marketing as a positive replacement for direct mail. So as a permission-based business email marketer, what can you do?

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Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks

Firebelly

Here’s some of the top players in apartment marketing sounding off on what’s important. Mark Juleen, VP Marketing, J.C. I’ve been bullish since day one, but for marketers we may see a shift away from Facebook, or other platforms, and more effort over on G+. Mobile usage continues to climb with smart phones and tablets flooding the market. Social media for marketing and customer service will continue to grow. 2014 is upon us.

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Five for Friday 7.23

Jeff Esposito

After three years, I finally succumbed to the pressure to get a smart phone. Social media turf wars: are marketing and PR on a collision course? This is a great article and conversation around the budding (if not all-out) feud between marketing and public relationships in the social media space. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Five for Friday 7.23 Written on July 23, 2010 by Espo in Five for Friday I must be getting old.

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Marketing Automation Discussion at SFAMA

Janet Fouts

Last night I moderated a very interesting panel for the San Francisco American Marketing Association on marketing automation. Anyone interested in digital marketing needs to understand these concepts, whether you use automation tools or not. Content Marketing. Overall everyone on the panel agreed that content is crucial to your automated marketing, but not just any content will do. The content must be relevant to the target market it’s intended for.

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6 Tips to Make Your E-Mail Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

Over the past few years, research has continued to prove the benefits of e-mail marketing for business: low costs, high conversion rates and detailed tracking are all notable features. Consumers are becoming increasingly savvy on the differences between spam and permission-based emails, and more and more of them are accepting permission-based e-mail marketing as a positive replacement for direct mail. So as a permission-based business email marketer, what can you do?

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The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Mobile marketing is becoming increasingly important. The cross-channel customer is also a multi-device consumer and smart phones play an increasing role in communication, networking, social media usage and entertainment. Or that more people own a smart phone than use Facebook? So it’s really not exaggerated to say that marketers should be well informed regarding the mobile evolutions.

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7 Mobile Marketing Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

Convince & Convert

Mobile marketing is the future. Any marketer, or marketing firm worth their weight in invoices knows that the key to future success is adapting to and optimizing for the mobile market. Tablets and mobile devices are taking over the market and that makes for an exciting piece of Internet history that many are recognizing, but few are really cashing in on. 75% of Americans admit to bringing their phone to the bathroom.

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Mobile Is Here – Are You Ready for Mobile Marketing?

yMarketingMatters

Smartphones and tablets are becoming a paramount marketing consideration, and skyrocketing mobile use has critical implications for business. Mobile marketing should definitely be an integral part of your overall marketing strategy. 70% of American consumers want to receive offers on their smart phones. 74% of mobile users read email on smart phones or tablets. Now is the time to get on board with mobile marketing and mobile business.

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Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

It’s easy, in our web-dependent world, to think that—especially if we’ve been doing this awhile—we know all there is to know about digital marketing. Without further ado, here are today’s top 6 rules of digital marketing. These days, one of the best things you can do with your website design is create an easy to navigate and uniform visual that translates well on standard sized screens and smart phones. No more one design for the laptop and another for the phone.

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7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's time to get serious about your content marketing efforts in 2019. As the technologies expand in capabilities, marketers become more savvy at how to use them, robots replace jobs, it becomes even more competitive for brands trying to grab any second of our attention that they can. Here are 7 content marketing trends you can't ignore in 2019: 1. Content Marketing Plan: Bottom Line You Need One. Consumers and decision makers are getting smart at avoiding click bait.

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7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's time to get serious about your content marketing efforts in 2019. As the technologies expand in capabilities, marketers become more savvy at how to use them, robots replace jobs, it becomes even more competitive for brands trying to grab any second of our attention that they can. Here are 7 content marketing trends you can't ignore in 2019: 1. Content Marketing Plan: Bottom Line You Need One. Consumers and decision makers are getting smart at avoiding click bait.

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What’s Your Mobile Marketing Strategy?

Small Business Mavericks

Amidst all the hype with social media, there’s a growing trend that sometimes gets lost in the shuffle: Mobile marketing. For many reasons, mobile marketing has been slow to grow in the United States. “Mobile marketing in the US has been hindered by relatively slow adoption compared to the rest of the world. Developments in mobile technology such as the iPhone and other web-enabled smart phones have propelled this growth.

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10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

Writtent Blog

The internet has severely disrupted traditional marketing techniques, including advertising and the newspaper industry. Inbound and content marketers are most definitely here to stay. You’re probably wondering why the dearth of job opportunities at traditional ad agencies has anything to do with your playbook of content marketing techniques. It’s up to the savviest content marketers to glean what they can from ad copywriters before the profession disappears.

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Welcome to the Participation Age: Is Your Digital Brand Ready?

Pam Moore

I am the co-founder and CEO of a successful social media, digital marketing and conversion optimization agency, Marketing Nutz. Smart marketers have understood these behaviors are at the core of business and relationships for decades. You are the media. Yes you.

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What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

If you thought that 2010 was a big year for digital marketing, you were right. The report is quite detailed and as you consider your marketing strategies for 2011 (provided you haven’t already done so), the report is full of tidbits that can help you make decisions. Most importantly, what the report says to marketers is INTEGRATE. Let’s look at some key points that may effect your marketing choices in 2011.

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Mental Calculation: Make Your Kids Bright With Strong Base on Mathematics

Social Media Marketing

Access to Math App The age of smart phone and gadgets could not stop children handing the Android smart phones. They use such phones for online games. The smart phone will also show you the percentage of installation completed. Mathematics is an important subject in schools and colleges. Some students are very good in calculations. They have either inherited it from their ancestors or had utilized their brain while solving arithmetic sums.

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What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing?

Webbiquity SMM

How social media is like the seventh grade by Training Marketer. You might be a redneck SEO if… by David Leonhardt’s SEO and Social Media Marketing. Highly creative take on Santa’s marketing and business brilliance, from branding (the red suit is instantlyrecognizable) to human resources (who’s ever heard of an unhappy elf?). Who knew a marketing blog could be “visually restorative&# and “enchanting&# ?

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Want Killer Marketing Videos? 5 Keys To Writing Scripts

Buzzlogix

That is exactly what you can’t afford to have happen with your social media marketing videos. The competition is getting much keener and the marketing video arena is getting more crowded. Out of all the B2C companies in North America that engage in content marketing, 82% use videos. So your online marketing videos have to stand out, and it all starts with the script. Content Marketing Institute. Be sure, then, to structure marketing videos in the same way.

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The Conundrum of Content

Direct Marketing Observations

Pretty soon, (in five years) everyone will have a smart phone AND a tablet device. content marketing content strategy SEO/SEM content content creation curation Search seoI’ve been somewhat neglecting the blog over the last few months but I have a good excuse er… reason. Others are getting my good content. Or maybe I should just say they are getting my content, whether it’s good or not, well that’s in the eyes of the reader now isn’t it?

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Marketers, Here are the Keys to Your IT Department – Good Luck

Convince & Convert

Clinton Bonner is an Open Innovation author/blogger, futurist and Marketing Manager at TopCoder – a global Open Innovation platform and community. The Year of Mobile – Seriously – self explanatory and nice nod to the emerging NFC (Near Field Communication) chips headed to a mobile phone near you – NFC as a platform will be tremendous. Why Marketers are Now Technology Geeks? Marketers begin to see potential beyond the traditional web.

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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Live-Streaming

Ignite Social Media

In the past couple years however, live-streaming has become more accessible to the average Joe, making it so that if you have a smart phone and a connection, you can stream anything to your hearts content. Periscope , and now Facebook Live has come into the market to make certain that there is an option for everyone. Live-Streaming isn’t a new tactic, it’s been around awhile now with companies such as Live Stream and UStream just to name a few.

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Does Good Content Matter Anymore?

Direct Marketing Observations

But there is a simple reason why they (marketers in general) have this burning desire to push out as much digital content as they can-whether it’s theirs or not. As the tablet and smart phone markets continue to expand, so will the amount of water downed re-used content. We’re content starved. The emergence of tablets and mobile devices has only enhanced our desire to consume digital content. There’s a problem though.

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From Social to Local to Mobile

Direct Marketing Observations

By your actions of buying smart phones at an alarming rate, by snapping up tablets like they’re going out of style, you have made it known to retailers that these are the new weapons of not only commerce, but online commerce as well. Retailers and advertisers and marketers used to be able to dictate and call the shots and we as consumers responded like we were pavlov’s favorite dogs. Thanks to the folks over at Monetate Marketing Infographics //. <div

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9 Magic Social Media and Marketing Tools to Transform Your 2016

Socially Sorted

These are social media and marketing tools I will be taking with me into 2016. I wanted to share social media and marketing tools I haven’t mentioned much before and that I have only really started to use (or use in smart ways) in the last year. 9 Magic Social Media and Marketing Tools. Ontrapages is the creation of Ontraport (my awesome email marketing system) BUT anyone can use it – you don’t need to be an Ontraport member.

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Make Your Website Mobile Web Ready

Small Business Mavericks

If you look back just 15 years, you would never have thought that you could do all the things you can do with smart phones. You certainly never thought you could access the Internet from your cell phone, right? Now, technology allows you to do all kinds of things from smart phones or iPhones. This in turn will make your site faster, which is what you need for it to be accessible to cell phones. More users are using their voice option on the phone.

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7 Tactics for Promoting Your Brick-And-Mortar Business Online

The Social Media Incubator

QR Codes – You can put one of these funny looking images in your store window that allows smart phone users to scan it and visit your website or other online sales page, helping to build connections with your customers. There are other ways to promote a brick-and-mortar business online – these are just a few of our favorites for you to consider as you create your online marketing plan for your business.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media Automation in Your Marketing Strategy

Rebekah Radice

It’s the collective groan that two-thirds of all marketers are making. As social media speeds along at a lightning pace, marketers feel the pressure to keep up. In fact, according to a recent study by Marketo , 91% of the most successful users agree that marketing automation is “very important” to the overall success of their marketing across channels. FREE Webinar: How Smart Marketers Use #SocialMedia Automation to Improve Results on 6/7 Click To Tweet.

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Top five: New features tools and services from the ‘Big Three’ (plus Pinterest)

Sherrilynne Starkie

These machine-readable labels seemed so full of promise for marketers about 10 years ago, but they never really caught on in North America. Now Pinterest is introducing its own version to help users jump easily to boards by using their smart phone cameras. LinkedIn keeps getting better and better for marketers and sales professionals. I’m bringing back the weekly top five that was such a popular feature on this blog many years ago.

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How To Use QR Codes for Business

Mindjumpers

I have looked into what they are and how they can be used for marketing. A QR code can be scanned by a smart phone and make an action on the phone. In Europe and the US, the 2D codes are fast developing into a marketing tool that connects the offline world with the online. 75% of all printed media in Asia include barcodes as a marketing tool. In a later post I will take a further look at some cases where QR codes are used for marketing.

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Top 21 Pongal social media posts

Unmetric

Panasonic Smart Phones. Events & Real Time Marketing Pongal Pongal social media Pongal social media campaigns

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9 social media trends to keep your eye on in 2012

Akamai Marketing

But 2012 will see some changes in this area and as a marketer, its none too soon. Cross-Department Social Media: As businesses continue to face the reality that community management (social media) requires time and committment, they are likely to empower more and more employees to work on the “social media team” the social media team won’t be a coming exclusively from the marketing and communication teams. 2011 was a game changing year in social media.

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5 Helpful Tips for Planning Your Next Facebook Live

Ignite Social Media

Marketing your upcoming video, whether organically or through paid ads, will ensure that a wider audience witnesses your brilliance. Instead of relying on a shaky hand, attach the smart phone to a tripod. Facebook Live, one of the most exciting, engaging social media tools available, is captivating both people and brands alike. From live makeup tutorials to live product reveals to live movie premieres , the potential for this Facebook tool is nearly limitless.

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What or Who will Continue to Shape our Social Media World?

Direct Marketing Observations

especially when it comes to digital, social media, and marketing. Smart phones -As we continue to move away from the desktop, and as the cost continues to drop and functionality rises, pretty soon, everyone will be armed with a device that will replace the television, the theater, the land line, the desk top computer and email. The smart phone is and will be the ultimate connector. It’s cool to think about the future.

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Top 30 Diwali Social Media Posts

Unmetric

Panasonic Smart Phones. Events & Real Time Marketing Deepavali Diwali Diwali Social MediaDiwali is the festival of lights. If you want your Diwali campaign to really spark engagement, you need all the ideas you can get.