15 Call to Action Samples for Rocking Blog Posts that Convert
FEBRUARY 28, 2014
Do you offer a 30-day free trial, product samples, or consultations? The post 15 Call to Action Samples for Rocking Blog Posts that Convert appeared first on Inbound & Content Marketing Hub. Blog posts without a call to action are like Facebook posts without images. Or Tweets without links. They work, but they’re a lot less effective than they could be. Of course you do.
An Easter Surprise, Using QR Codes for Instant Sampling
Convince & Convert
APRIL 25, 2011
Based on this one, simple use of QR technology and instant sampling, the chances of me ordering a cookie next time at Which Wich went from 0% to 100%. Otherwise, nice job by Which Wich demonstrating how on-premise use of QR technology can create real-time sampling and a subsequent increase in average order size downstream. I’m a big fan of QR codes and similar technology.
Sample ‘Paid Owned Earned’ by Nick Burcher
The Way of the Web
MARCH 12, 2012
It’s by longtime digital acquintance Nick Burcher , and rather than talking about it, here’s a handy sample to see if it might be helpful to you: Paid Owned Earned by Nick Burcher. Books Recommended Books nick burcher paid owned earned sampleIn the spirt of recommending others , I realised I’d somehow forgotten to mention ‘Paid Owned Earned’, a new book on marketing in a socially-connected world of paid, owned and earned media. It’s available in both print and Kindle editions. And here’s a link for non-UK purchases. Buffer.
Ben & Jerry’s Throws One Heck Of An Ice Cream Social. Here’s The Recipe.
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 29, 2012
The brand’s 2012 Truck Tour , delivering samples of its Greek Frozen Yogurt – Tweet us! Social Media Case Studies Ben & Jerry's CPG engagement per post Facebook engagement food truck ice cream product sampling promotions sampling Simply Measured social sampling Sweet Tweets’ It is something they fully embrace and reap many benefits from.”
How to Know You’re Getting the Best CPC for Your Facebook Campaign
AUGUST 19, 2016
To avoid situations like that, we use a process called sampling, which helps us know if we’re getting the lowest CPC that we can for our ads and not compromising on audience quality. To be clear: When running Facebook ads, Facebook actually does the sampling for you to determine the best ad in an ad set. Crash course in sampling. Sampling simplified. Test yourself.
Machine Gunners and Gardeners
MAY 1, 2011
We’re talking about the Amy Sample Wards and the J.D. Social Media Amy Sample Ward blog bloggers David Sifry GOP influence influencer J.D. Image by the U.S. Navy. A movement exists to quantify everyone’s social media strength across diverse social networks and blogs. This widespread strength is a sign of true influence, argue social media gurus. Image by re.ality.
9 Social Media Marketing Twitter Chats You Shouldn’t Miss
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
When: Sundays at 9pm EST. Sample topic: Finding Your Blog’s Target Audience. When: Mondays at 3pm EST. Sample topic: How To Build A Community Using Instagram. When: Mondays at 9pm EST. Sample topic: Social Media Super Tools. When: Tuesdays at 8pm EST. Sample topic: Social Media Influencer Marketing Demystified. BLOGCHAT. Learn more ]. CONTENTCHAT. Learn more ].
Free as a Marketing Strategy
DECEMBER 17, 2012
Give free samples to spread the word. Free samples are given out by hundreds of companies as a way to get people to talk about their brand and products (for example, take a look at these freebies ). Why Canadians Love FREE Product Samples? Marketing marketing mix marketing strategy free digital products social media engagement free samplesBuy a laptop, get a free case.
The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Sample review: “If you want to do general research on Facebook Stats use Socialbakers.” Sample review: “Netvibes is a tool that even the biggest automation skeptics can get behind. Sample review: “Find interesting content on ANY topic. Sample review: “One of the downfalls of Instagram for brands is the lack of analytics and ROI of posts.
The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Sample review: “Add and curate content from any public webpage. Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge. Sample review: “Recently, Instapaper got a refresh; it looks and feels better-organized. Sample review: “By now I’m sure you’re already quite familiar with Pinterest (and are as addicted to it as I am).
People Keep Fighting Power with Social Media
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
Fifth Estate Allison Fine Amy Sample Ward Assad Beth Kanter citizen Deanna Zandt Edelman journalism Karen Handel Kivi Leroux Miller Komen Lucy Bernholz Social Media Syria Take the Pink Back Trust AgentsThe first chapter of Welcome to the Fifth Estate discusses social media empowered people that act independently of traditional media, government and corporate structures. Last Saturday night on WOR Radio’s The Business of Giving show I had the pleasure of discussing this tension with host Denver Frederick. From Syrian bloggers fighting the Assad regime to [.].
The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
JANUARY 24, 2017
Sample review: “Twittercounter is a great Twitter service that offers updated statistics of your followers, the users you’re following, and daily tweets. Sample review: “Grow and manage your following using Tweepi. Sample review: “You can work out the best tweeting times for your followers with Tweroid; this maximizes the exposure of your content. Siasat.
[Cool Infographic Friday] The evolution of SEO
MARCH 6, 2015
Read a free sample chapter and please help us spread the word! Tip o’ the hat to Keyword Eye and Wyzowl. —————— ( photo credit ). —————– When Millennials Take Over is launching! Cool Infographic Friday
[Cool Infographic Friday] How #Millennials View Work
APRIL 10, 2015
Get a sample chapter here. Love how this infographic debunks some of the crap said out there about Millennials. As does our book. Are you a Millennial? We want YOU to be part of our ongoing research related to When Millennials Take Over. Participate in our survey and let your voice be counted. Haven’t read the book yet? Cool Social Tools Culture That Works
Help Us Promote Community Manager Appreciation Day January 23
JANUARY 10, 2017
Here is the promo kit , chock full of sample Tweets, Facebook posts, and a longer form blog post that you can use to help us get the word out. Can you help us promote Community Manager Appreciation Day? Would you please share this with any other community managers (and friends of CM’s) that you know? We’re introducing a new tradition: The CMAD Cheers! Please RSVP for CMAD on Facebook.
The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools
JUNE 21, 2016
Sample review: The Google+ tool “I find really useful is CircleCount. Sample review: “Circloscope allows me to effortlessly manage my Google plus circles with ease. Sample review: “Friends+Me allows me to focus on growing my audience and posting in Google+ then assists me by strategically “reposting” them to various other social channels, as appropriate. 1) CircleCount.
New Research: Most Companies Do Not Have the Talent to Leverage Marketing Analytics
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
First of all, the study is solid–while it is based on a self-selected sample of about 400 marketers (88% of which are at least VP level), the sampling has been consistent since 2009 , and as we always say in my business, the trend is your friend. In the case of The CMO Survey, and for social media expenditures in. Read the whole entry. » » Social Media Research
The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools
MARCH 7, 2017
Sample review: “Competitions get social media users engaged. Sample review: “Split testing is an important part of your website. Sample review: “This is an application I have been using from the very early beta days. Sample review: “Want to connect your social media activity to other areas of your business? Social Media Campaign Builders. 1) Rafflecopter. grow}.
The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools
MARCH 27, 2017
Sample review: “Mobile networks or Utility companies love Hootsuite as it allows them to delegate customer messages to different team members and these can be managed overall by an administrator. Sample review: “Buffer is a great automation tool. Sample review: “Schedule your tweets, Facebook posts, LinkedIn updates, and more. Instagram has more users than Twitter. Sendible.
The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools
MAY 3, 2016
Sample review: “This is one of the more advanced tools available, and it has been rating websites for a long time (much like a PageRank)…This tool does it all when it comes to spying on your competitors (linking, traffic, keywords, etc.) Sample review: “SimilarWeb is very useful for spying my competitor’s sources of traffic. 1) Alexa. 2) Compete.com. Mention.
Is Google+ Really Growing? [infographic]
AUGUST 22, 2011
Recent Studies on Google+ : While browsing more on this topic, I found an interesting study by Bime , a data visualization firm, which shows the growth story of Google+ taking a sample of 10 million users. The data is taken from a SAMPLE, not from the whole G+ population. People are indexed at random for the sample. The August figures are registered around 25 million users.
The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools
AUGUST 23, 2016
Sample review: “Are you posting multiple times a day on Instagram? Sample review: “Over 39,000 individuals and businesses use ViralWoot for their Pinterest management and analytics…The platform allows you to gain followers by being displayed in the ViralWoot database, promote pins, create pin alerts, manage multiple accounts and get analytics on each of these items.”
Will Digital Reach Improve the PR Measurement Drumbeat?
AUGUST 1, 2014
But we can’t always get exact numbers, e.g. for third-party sites, so in those cases UVPM has been determined by using a small sample. Digital Reach, however, tracks links shared across the web , which captures a global sense of viewers, instead of a small sample of users. Disclosure: Heidi Sullivan , who is featured in this post, works for Cision , which is an SBC client.
Learn Twitter From Justin Bieber
MARCH 1, 2011
For instance, here are sample tweets from @JustinBieber : …and here are sample retweets from his fans and followers: Do you see his second to last tweet, referencing Scooter Braun and Gena Rubin? Does it surprise you that pop star Justin Bieber is ubiquitous on Twitter? He doesn’t have to tweet, even. His fans adore the 16-year-old. What a guy. million who follow him.
Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Each session comes with a sample document, template or plan that you can adapt for use at your organization. DON’T BE LEFT OUT! JOIN THE 150+ ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES WHO HAVE TAKEN THIS PROGRAM! I’ve partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). EOCM video lessons are on-demand.
The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools
MARCH 14, 2017
Sample review: “FotoFlexer (has) a clean, tabbed interface featuring basic edits, effects, and animations, and the ability to beautify, distort, and decorate your images. Sample review: “PicMonkey (is an) online photo editing tool that makes it easy for you to create cool images for your blog posts.” Sample review: “You don’t need to learn any software.
There is No One-Size-Fits All Content Marketing Approach
Convince & Convert
APRIL 2, 2014
The study was based on an experimental design with a sample comprising 900 casino visitors in Las Vegas , who were then invited to Nielsen’s MediaLab facility there to participate in pre- and post-exposure measures to various types of content for several product categories (the casino intercepts might seem a bid odd to the research-uninitiated, but Las Vegas is unusual in.
Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool
AUGUST 27, 2012
In my blog post How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram , I wrote about the importance of monitoring your activity on photo-sharing application Instagram at the same level as you monitor your other social media presences. Simply Measured just made that task easier with the launch of a new Instagram reporting tool. Similar Posts: Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement.
5 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Assess a small sample size of your direct messages. Is it time for a Twitter audit? Probably so. While juggling other business demands, it’s easy to neglect your social media accounts. That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Find out what’s working well and what needs improvement. So don’t wait any longer. Identify Branding Gaps.
5 Tips to Turbocharge Conversions on YouTube
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Which marketer can possibly resist staying off of YouTube after a sampling of those numbers? With over 55% of the US market share, YouTube is the largest online video platform in the country. It is also the 2 nd largest search engine in the world. Very few, is my bet. In fact, a study of the Interbrand. Read the whole entry. »
How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing
DECEMBER 14, 2014
Add meta tags Here is some sample code for a Twitter summary card — consult Twitter’s guide for each card type’s meta tags. Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They can help you drive website traffic, introduce new products and services, share rich content such as videos, and improve engagement.
The 4 Most Effective Twitter Calls to Action
JUNE 23, 2013
Twitter recently analyzed more than 20,000 Promoted Tweets that were randomly sampled over a 3-month period. What should I tweet? This is one of the most common questions that brands ask. Data from a recent report conducted by Optimal indicates that Twitter delivers a smaller — but more active — audience than Facebook. Social media marketing must include calls to action.
A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 29, 2012
The company has already collected more than 125,000 DNA samples from customers, and is now specifically reaching out to those with Parkinson’s, in an effort to find new genes linked to the disease. It started in 2009, when 23andMe decided to do genetic research and invited anyone diagnosed with Parkinson’s to donate their DNA sample. Around 1 million people in the U.S.
How to Use Your CEO’s Twitter Account to Build Brand Loyalty
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Sample content: Really enjoying an article from @author (or @website) [link]. Sample content: Beautiful day for some gardening with @CompanyName. Sample content: @fellowCEO – I’m dragging today too! Sample content: @EmployeeName and @OtherEmployee – enjoy your time at #conference and bring back some new strategies! Sample Content: . highlight to tweet).
How to Extend the Life of Each Piece of Content You Create
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Here’s a sample schedule you can think about when extending the life of your content: Week 1: Write a blog post. This is just a sample schedule, and you may not adhere to this for every post – but as you can see, by looking at areas of opportunity to extend the life of each post – it can make a huge difference! ” Great content = great leads! Where to begin?
Introducing an Awesome New Podcast About Workplace Culture
JANUARY 12, 2017
In this episode, we talk to Amy Sample Ward, CEO of The Nonprofit Technology Network, a nonprofit that serves nonprofits. So perhaps I am biased, as the Culture Chat podcast is my podcast I have started producing over at WorkXO, but it really is awesome and I want to share it with you. Here’s a list of the episodes so far. Thank you! Building a Culture of Accountability. On Grit.
How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
15+ sample business goals where social can have the greatest impact. 10+ sample KPIs (key performance indicators) for social media. Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. Everyone is talking about it but very few are actually doing it! We work with brands of all sizes from startups to Fortune 10 brands. As marketers it’s in our DNA to move fast.
Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down
JANUARY 25, 2012
12 sites is a very limited sampling so this survey is certainly not meant to be conclusive. The rise of Reddit and the steady decline of Digg have been well documented. Just recently Reddit announced that its traffic has more than doubled in less than a year (to 2.07 billion pageviews in December), an impressive feat. The numbers represent visits, not pageviews. million visits in 2009 to 22.7
The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools
MAY 10, 2016
Sample review: “Are you randomly posting to your Facebook Page with no clear strategy? Sample review: “Heyo makes its simple to design beautiful and fully optimized pages that help you get more fans, leads and sales.” Sample review: “Great tool that allows you to analyse your competitors Facebook Fan Page’s.” 1) LikeAlyzer. Pricing: free. 3) Heyo.
Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks
The Realtime Report
JUNE 6, 2014
SDL’s Content Finds the Customer Study sampled more than 1,800 millennials from ages 18-36, with roughly 300 respondents each in the US, UK, Australia, Norway, Denmark and Netherlands. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube. via VentureBeat.