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  • newTwitter Chronological Timeline Returns

    Twitter Chronological Timeline Returns

    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, we explore the return of the chronological ti…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • How to Get More Engagement With Facebook Live

    How to Get More Engagement With Facebook Live

    Want more people to watch, share, and comment on your live videos? Looking for tips on improving the quality of viewer engagement? To explore how to get more engagement with Facebook Live video, I interview Stephanie Liu. More About This Show The Soc…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Social Media Image Sizes for 2018: A Guide for Marketers

    Social Media Image Sizes for 2018: A Guide for Marketers

    Wondering how to optimize your marketing images for different social media platforms? Looking for a guide to help you make sure your image dimensions are correct? In this article, you’ll discover a guide to the optimal image sizes for nine of the t…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 6:05am -
  • Plan or Act? The Journey, Season 2, Episode 3

    Plan or Act? The Journey, Season 2, Episode 3

    Have you ever put off launching a project because you don’t have all your I’s dotted and all your T’s crossed? Then watch the Journey, Social Media Examiner’s episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing busi…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 6:03am -
  • How to Create Social Media Images With Google Drawings

    How to Create Social Media Images With Google Drawings

    Want to create social media images without purchasing expensive software? Looking for a solution you can access from any computer? In this article, you’ll learn how to create professional-looking images using Google Drawings. Why Use Google Drawing…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:00am -

Convince and Convert

Social Media Explorer

  • new3 Must-Do Marketing Diversification Strategies Beyond Organic Social Media
    The majority of brand new e-commerce companies are working with a very limited budget in the beginning, which forces them to focus their marketing efforts on just one or two channels, with social media typically...read moreThe post 3 Must-Do Marketi…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 18, 5:34pm -
  • newHow Marketing Differs from Advertising and Why You Need Both
    There is often a lot of confusion between marketing and advertising, and what each one really means. While they are very different, they are both required in order to create a successful business. There are...read moreThe post How Marketing Differs…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 18, 5:27pm -
  • newUnderstanding Social Media’s Role in the Explosion of the Wedding Industry
    The reverberations of social media are felt in almost every sector of the American economy, but few have experienced more of a boom than the wedding industry. Studying this relationship a little deeper shows some...read moreThe post Understanding So…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 18, 3:15pm -
  • 3 Ways to Turn Facebook Messenger Ads into a Powerful Marketing Tool
    Messenger apps have seen enormous growth over the years. The top four messaging platforms—Facebook Messenger, WeChat, WhatsApp, and Viber—boast of over 3 billion active users per month. This number is bigger than the active users...read moreThe…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 12:01pm -
  • 3 Ways Holiday-Themed Marketing Can Boost Lead Generation
    As we approach autumn and the holiday season, it’s important to gear up for the rush of activity that occurs in almost every industry. Small businesses, individuals, and even larger corporations all tend to spend...read moreThe post 3 Ways Holiday…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 4:35pm -

Pro Blogger

  • 8 Important Admin Tasks to Do When Launching a New Blog

    8 Important Admin Tasks to Do When Launching a New Blog

    The post 8 Important Admin Tasks to Do When Launching a New Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.When you launch a new blog (especially if it’s your first), there’s so much to do it can feel overwhelming. Having spent so much time and effort sele…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • 261: Breakthroughs that Grew My Blog from 30 Readers a Day to Profitable in Less Than 2 Years

    261: Breakthroughs that Grew My Blog from 30 Readers a Day to Profitable in Less Than 2 Years

    The post 261: Breakthroughs that Grew My Blog from 30 Readers a Day to Profitable in Less Than 2 Years appeared first on ProBlogger.Three Breakthrough Tips That Helped a Blogger Become Profitable Here’s another episode from our Blogging Breakthrou…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 5:00am -
  • Using Templates and Checklists to Make Your Blogging Life Easier

    Using Templates and Checklists to Make Your Blogging Life Easier

    The post Using Templates and Checklists to Make Your Blogging Life Easier appeared first on ProBlogger.Tell me if any of these scenarios sound familiar: You sit down in front of a blank page to write a new blog post. You make a start, but you’re n…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 10:00am -
  • 260: How One Recipe Blogger Turned Her Blog Around with a Simple Mindshift

    260: How One Recipe Blogger Turned Her Blog Around with a Simple Mindshift

    The post 260: How One Recipe Blogger Turned Her Blog Around with a Simple Mindshift appeared first on ProBlogger.How a Mindshift Changed One Blogger’s Perspective This episode of our Blogging Breakthroughs series features eight-year blogger Sarah…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 5:00am -
  • What if You Can’t Find Your Niche?

    What if You Can’t Find Your Niche?

    The post What if You Can’t Find Your Niche? appeared first on ProBlogger.Are you struggling to stay motivated with your blog writing about the same thing again and again? Or are you flitting around between lots of different topics, trying and fail…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Sep 18, 8:30am -

Chris Brogan

  • The Myth of Solid Ground

    The Myth of Solid Ground

    Robots already vacuum the floors in lots of people’s homes. They mow lawns. They deliver things in some cities. It looks weird and futuristic until it somehow looks normal and commonplace. We rarely see the “future” when it’s already here. We…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 1:22pm -
  • How to Earn More Customers

    How to Earn More Customers

    As I plow through the writing for my tenth book, Be Where They Are. Go Where They’re Going, what I’m most concerned with doing is helping you best understand what customers want these days when it comes to content marketing and customer experienc…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Sep 18, 1:06pm -
  • Now That the Subject Line is So Important, Now What?

    Now That the Subject Line is So Important, Now What?

    I’m not sure you’ve noticed, but the rules about subject lines on blog posts have changed. You now have approximately the subject line plus the first two lines of your post to earn someone’s full attention. If that’s true, now what? Subject L…
    - 69 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 10:58am -
  • Content Marketing is a Privilege

    Content Marketing is a Privilege

    We are all creators now. All publishers. And companies are collaborators. Okay, and sometimes, we’re fans of other people’s creations, too. But even then, there’s a change afoot. We see ourselves on the same level. We’re all the star. But you…
    - 99 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 5:59pm -
  • Make Me Feel Smart

    Make Me Feel Smart

    It’s amazing how many opportunities we get as buyers to feel dumb. Imagine you need a new laptop and maybe it’s been a while since you last purchased one. What would you look for? You’d probably glance at things like processor speed and storage…
    - 15 May 18, 10:46pm -

Social Fresh

  • 7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Financial Services

    7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Financial Services

    At Social Fresh, one of our core communities is finance. So we’ve been helping folks in this industry get ahead of their peers for a while now. How should finance firms be using social media and content marketing to get ahead? We’ve pulled tog…
    - 21 Feb 18, 6:04am -
  • Engagement is Dead. The New Metric is Attention.

    Engagement is Dead. The New Metric is Attention.

    Guest post by Carrie Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Media and author of the book “Work It: Secrets for Success from the Boldest Women in Business“ At the dawn of social media (2004 if you start at Facebook, 1997 if you are a Six Degrees purist), the ma…
    - 9 Jan 18, 3:32pm -
  • Testing Out Instagram Stories For Your Business

    Testing Out Instagram Stories For Your Business

    Guest post by Marji J. Sherman, Social Media Manager at CUNA Mutual Group If you have not been convinced of the value of switching from Snapchat to Instagram Stories yet, maybe hearing that in just one year, Instagram Stories has surpassed its rival,…
    - 30 Nov 17, 6:49am -
  • How To Build Your First App: 7 Secrets From The Founders

    How To Build Your First App: 7 Secrets From The Founders

    Is this a huge mistake? Will it ever work? Will anyone care? Anyone building an app for the first time is wondering these things. You’re not alone. “No one knows what they’re doing. You think people who came before you know everything, but the…
    - 16 Nov 17, 6:04am -
  • Turning statistics into stories: the key to nonprofit marketing

    Turning statistics into stories: the key to nonprofit marketing

    Guest post by Ayla Tezel, Executive Vice President, Communications at Wounded Warrior Project. Originally published here. —- The number of nonprofit organizations in the United States has skyrocketed, from more than 630,000 in 1999  to more than…
    - 14 Nov 17, 9:21am -

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...
    - 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 -

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Social Times

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