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  • newHow to Easily Edit Video: A Simple Guide

    How to Easily Edit Video: A Simple Guide

    Want to start editing your own videos but aren’t sure how? Looking for a powerful tool to keep video production costs down? Whether you’re publishing video to your vlog, blog, or social media, editing your footage helps you present a consistent e…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • newHow to Optimize Your Facebook Page for Product Sales

    How to Optimize Your Facebook Page for Product Sales

    Do you want to sell on Facebook? Wondering how to increase product sales without investing in Facebook ads? In this article, you’ll discover how to organically optimize your Facebook page for more sales. #1: Choose the Right Facebook Page Type and…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • Instagram Live Replays, Periscope Super Hearts, Snap Map, and Pinterest Lens Camera Updates

    Instagram Live Replays, Periscope Super Hearts, Snap Map, and Pinterest Lens Camera Updates

    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Erik Fisher and Kim Reynolds, we explore…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • Live Video Strategy: How to Create a Show That Engages

    Live Video Strategy: How to Create a Show That Engages

    Interested in broadcasting live video? Have you considered starting a live video show? To explore how to create a successful live video show, I interview Luria Petrucci. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • 3 Ways to Easily Caption Social Media Video

    3 Ways to Easily Caption Social Media Video

    Worried that most people view your social media video with the sound off? Looking for quick and efficient ways to produce captioned video? In this article, you’ll discover three ways to automatically caption social media video. #1: Use Live Titles…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 6:00am -

Convince and Convert

Social Media Explorer

  • newGoing Viral: 3 Strategies For Advanced Video Storytelling

    Going Viral: 3 Strategies For Advanced Video Storytelling

    Digital video is no longer an advanced marketing technique in itself – anyone with a phone can make a video. No, as more sites feature video content, the goal of such videos needs to shift...read moreThe post Going Viral: 3 Strategies For Advance…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:40am -
  • newSocial Influencer Marketing: the Future of Business?

    Social Influencer Marketing: the Future of Business?

    Social influencer marketing is crucial to any business strategy. Without a strong network of connections, advertisers will inevitably fall short of reaching and understanding their target audiences. On the other hand, reaching out to social...read mo…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 2:30pm -
  • newGender Differences in Customer Expectations on Social Media [Infographic]

    Gender Differences in Customer Expectations on Social Media [Infographic]

    By now, we all know that customers expect quality service on social media. However, you might be surprised to learn that men and women approach their online complaints differently. A study by digital commerce agency Corra...read moreThe post Gende…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 10:30am -
  • 4 Insider Tips to Run Your Facebook Ads like a Professional

    4 Insider Tips to Run Your Facebook Ads like a Professional

    Despite the emergence of advertising on different social media websites, Facebook remains one of the best platforms for marketers to reach their audience. With its many business tools and huge user base, the website is...read moreThe post 4 Insider…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:24am -
  • The Definitive WordPress Cheat Sheet

    The Definitive WordPress Cheat Sheet

    WordPress is arguably the most popular blogging platform on the planet. As pervasive as it is, however, it also comes with a level of complexity that can stymie all but the most savvy blog technicians...read moreThe post The Definitive WordPress Ch…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:30am -

Pro Blogger

  • newThe Psychology of Comparison and How to Stop

    The Psychology of Comparison and How to Stop

    By ProBlogger expert Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology Bloggers, solopreneurs, consultants, writers, founders – we’re solo species. Lone hustlers,  tucked in cafe corners with laptops and lattes. We’re perched at breakfast bars tapping key…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • new199: A COOL TOOL To Create Professional Facebook Live Videos

    199: A COOL TOOL To Create Professional Facebook Live Videos

    A Tool to Create High Quality Live Video on Facebook This episode is presented by The Success Incubator – a brand new event I’m co-hosting this year for ProBlogger readers and online entrepreneurs. The event is happening in Dallas Texas on 24-25…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Evaluating Your Blog’s First Year: 12 Great Questions to Ask

    Evaluating Your Blog’s First Year: 12 Great Questions to Ask

    Firstly … congratulations on making it through your first year. A lot of bloggers don’t get that far. During this evaluation, we’ll take a look at key metrics for your blog, but we’ll also be thinking about what you’ve learned and accomplis…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • 7 Key Design Elements for a Mobile Landing Page that Converts

    7 Key Design Elements for a Mobile Landing Page that Converts

    This is a guest contribution from Shane Barker. If you’ve been blogging for awhile, you’re probably familiar with landing pages, and may have even used a few of them for different campaigns. Whether you’re trying to drive people to sign up for…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • 198: 6 First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

    198: 6 First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

    6 Recommendations to Monetize Your Blog In today’s episode I want to talk about making money blogging. More specifically, I want to tackle a question from a reader who has been blogging for a while without monetizing but is wondering which income s…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 5:00am -

Chris Brogan

  • The Future is Giants Pretending to Be Small

    The Future is Giants Pretending to Be Small

    Anheiser Busch In-Bev is a Belgian company that owns amongst other things Budweiser. Beer drinkers fall into two categories in general: those who love Bud and Coors and all those “lite” beers, and people who like craft beers. I’ll get back to t…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 9:53am -
  • How to Attract The Attention of Big Companies For Your Small Business

    How to Attract The Attention of Big Companies For Your Small Business

    I’ve had a VERY fortunate career. I was ahead of the curve on a particular shift in technology that affected how businesses and people interacted. Because of this, I’ve spent time with a lot of the biggest companies in the world, often meeting th…
    - 27 days ago, 31 May 17, 11:32am -
  • Seven to Ten Business Days

    Seven to Ten Business Days

    I just lost my pair of prescription glasses. Well, maybe “lost” isn’t the word. I know where they are. They fell off my parents’ bathroom sink right into the toilet exactly after I pushed the flush down. Whoosh. Gone. What happened next is wh…
    - 35 days ago, 23 May 17, 10:53am -
  • How to Write a Great Round-Up Post

    How to Write a Great Round-Up Post

    Three times today, I’ve been asked by a “blogger” to contribute to their amazing “round-up” post, where they query experts for their opinions on some topic that they feel matters to the people they try to entertain with their “writing.”…
    - 48 days ago, 10 May 17, 10:24am -
  • You’re Going to Have to Get Good at Video

    You’re Going to Have to Get Good at Video

    I’ve been experimenting with making and editing video lately. I’m not doing it for my jollies or because I think I’m damned good looking (which I am). It’s because WE (humanity) have demonstrated loud and clear that we want to CONSUME video.…
    - 60 days ago, 28 Apr 17, 10:49am -

Social Fresh

  • What’s a better social media goal: customer loyalty or brand awareness?

    What’s a better social media goal: customer loyalty or brand awareness?

    Every business should measure the conversion of their social media marketing. Even if it is not your primary social media goal, thinking in terms of conversion sets the stage for better strategy. Some businesses have a barrier to measuring conversion…
    - 21 Apr 16, 11:00am -
  • 15 Tips For Creating Video Content That Converts

    15 Tips For Creating Video Content That Converts

    Video content is a major trend in 2016. Your business should be investing in video content marketing if it’s not already. Why video? And why now? First, internet bandwidth finally allows us to watch video from any device without much hastle. Th…
    - 16 Mar 16, 6:43am -
  • Speed is Not the Currency of Satisfaction in Customer Service

    Speed is Not the Currency of Satisfaction in Customer Service

    Many companies agree: it’s not easy to hug your haters. But doing so makes business sense. Businesses that answer every complaint, in every channel, every time are businesses that consistently exceed customer expectations. They create advocacy gain…
    - 4 Mar 16, 6:17am -
  • If you had to interact with your business ONLY on mobile, would you be happy?

    If you had to interact with your business ONLY on mobile, would you be happy?

    In 2014, we passed the mobile tipping point. There are now more people who own a mobile device in the world than a desktop computer. And that gap is growing fast. Americans spend more than 60% of their online time on a mobile device today (Comscore 2…
    - 2 Mar 16, 9:29am -
  • Video: The One Type Of Content That Marketers Need To Produce More Of In 2016

    Video: The One Type Of Content That Marketers Need To Produce More Of In 2016

    Businesses want to spend more time with their audience in 2016. Spending more time with your audience creates better customer conversions and building customer loyalty. I call this Trust Content. The single biggest tactic that can help your b…
    - 17 Feb 16, 1:46pm -

Logic + Emotion

  • Digital Transformation Journey: An Infinite Loop

    Digital Transformation Journey: An Infinite Loop

    Last week I had the opportunity to both attend and participate at the Chief Digital Officer Forum in New York. If I had one macro take away from the conversations and topics covered—it was that a Digital Transformation Journey is...
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jun 17, 2:39pm -
  • SXSW 2017: Should Age Diversity Matter?

    SXSW 2017: Should Age Diversity Matter?

    This was my tenth consecutive year attending SXSW. This means I started attending in my mid thirties during a very different time in tech, marketing and culture. There's no need to go into how different these things were or bask...
    - 15 Mar 17, 3:15pm -
  • When Should a Brand Take a Stand? When Values are Clearly Defined.

    When Should a Brand Take a Stand? When Values are Clearly Defined.

    Whether SNL knows it or not—they have just nailed the kinds of meetings marketing executives on both the brand and agency side will be having for the months if not years to come. While one team pitches "Cheeto executives" the...
    - 13 Feb 17, 4:57pm -
  • Superbowl Helps Brand Activism Go Mainstream

    Superbowl Helps Brand Activism Go Mainstream

    This year's Superbowl was historic on two accounts: 1. It is the first Superbowl to have ever been won in overtime 2. It will be known as the Superbowl that brought Brand Activism into the mainstream What Is Brand Activism?...
    - 6 Feb 17, 12:23pm -
  • In The Rush to Remain Relevant: Brands Must Reevaluate ROI

    In The Rush to Remain Relevant: Brands Must Reevaluate ROI

    If a brand is irrelevant in our lives—it is a brand on the decline. Some brands have to work harder than others to remain relevant. Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and other brands that we interact with on an hourly, daily...
    - 5 Feb 17, 5:26pm -

Brian Solis

Social Media Today

Chris Pirillo

  • Why Most Hardware is Not Worth Free
    Why Most Hardware is Not Worth Free What I Think about My iPad Pro 10.5″ Smart Keyboard Avoid This Tech Solution at Any Cost I Remember When Software Was Awesome When Tech Induces Vomiting Why I Stopped Paying Attention to Most TechiesRead the ful…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 3:14pm -
  • Why I Don’t Accept Tech Mediocrity as Genius
    Why I Don’t Accept Tech Mediocrity as Genius https://www.patreon.com/posts/why-i-dont-tech-11697827 Why I Fell in Love with the iPhone https://www.patreon.com/posts/why-i-fell-in-11767540 I Got a New iPad Pro – Why!? https://www.patreon.com/posts…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jun 17, 9:10pm -
  • On WWDC and a Change That May Destroy Web Design
    10 Things I’m Interested to See in iOS 11 https://www.patreon.com/posts/10-things-im-to-11648576 My Thoughts Leading up to WWDC 2017 https://www.patreon.com/posts/my-thoughts-up-11581465 Thoughts / Aftermath of the WWDC 2017 Keynote https://www.pat…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jun 17, 10:13am -
  • Putting the Power in Power User
    Greetings, Programs! Instead of reviewing the new Microsoft to-do app for you since the year is 2017, the idea isn’t new, apps are a dime a dozen, I honestly don’t care about it, and… sorry, where was I? Oh, yes… instead of putting you to sle…
    - 63 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 9:10pm -
  • Doctors Still Make House Calls
    This is a sponsored blog post on behalf of Providence / Swedish. All opinions and experiences are 100% my own. Nobody likes being under the weather, and the proposition of driving in to visit a health care professional is not always in the cards –…
    - 31 Jan 17, 8:12pm -

Social Times

Scobleizer

  • Apple’s glasses rumors as seen by a guy who wore Google Glass for a year (and in the shower too)

    Apple’s glasses rumors as seen by a guy who wore Google Glass for a year (and in the shower too)

    Since October I’ve been saying that Apple is about to uncork a major new mixed reality strategy in September, and probably tomorrow at its developer conference. Tomorrow at its developer conference, if Apple is really serious about AR, or its even…
    - 23 days ago, 4 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
  • Spatial Computing: why Tim Cook better worry
    It is the fourth visible user interface of the personal computer era. The first was character mode. MS-DOS. The second was the GUI, graphical user interface. Macintosh and Windows. The third was touch. iPhone and Android. The fourth is spatial comput…
    - 31 May 16, 2:54am -
  • Mental Blocks and Resource Constraints
    Welcome back, it’s been a while since I’ve posted something real on my blog. This post has a bunch of business honesty and goes into my personal financial situation in depth. I’m sharing it with you to start a new conversation about where I’m…
    - 17 May 16, 5:14pm -
  • I’m leaving Rackspace to join Upload VR
    The news is now out: http://venturebeat.com/2016/03/10/robert-scoble-leaving-rackspace-for-uploadvr-to-explore-augmented-and-virtual-reality/ I’m joining Upload VR, details here… What a seven years it was working at Rackspace, much of it as its f…
    - 10 Mar 16, 6:27pm -
  • My blog to return in April 2016
    In the meantime, why don’t you check out my newsletters? I’m writing the 40th one this week. I won’t push this on social media. I wonder who will find it first? Oh, and if you are going to SXSW I’ll have some other announcements to make there…
    - 9 Feb 16, 6:15pm -