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  • newThe Journey: Episode 1

    The Journey: Episode 1

    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAUOCQ8FgP8 Watch The Journey: Episode 1 Episode 1 of The Journey reveals what m…
    - 11 hours ago, 13 Oct 17, 7:00am -
  • newHow to Get Leads and Customers at Events

    How to Get Leads and Customers at Events

    Wondering how taking part in live events can help your business? Interested in tips on networking and sponsorships for events? To explore how to connect with and develop leads by attending physical events, I interview Emily Crume and Demian Ross. Mor…
    - 12 hours ago, 13 Oct 17, 6:00am -
  • newHow Bloggers Monetize: New Research

    How Bloggers Monetize: New Research

    Wondering how bloggers make money? Interested in how successful bloggers diversify their revenue streams? In this article, you’ll discover insights from new research that reveal how bloggers generate revenue. #1: Bloggers Favor Product Sales Over A…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 6:00am -
  • How to Use Polls in Instagram Stories

    How to Use Polls in Instagram Stories

    Looking for ways to encourage your audience to interact with you on Instagram? Want to get more feedback from your audience in a direct way? In this article, you’ll discover how to create a poll in Instagram Stories and how to monitor the results.…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 6:00am -
  • How to Use Facebook Cover Videos: Inspiration for Marketers

    How to Use Facebook Cover Videos: Inspiration for Marketers

    Interested in setting up a Facebook cover video on your business page? Wondering how others are using cover videos on Facebook? In this article, you’ll find best practices and ideas for using Facebook cover videos on your Facebook page. Familiarize…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 6:00am -

Convince and Convert

Social Media Explorer

  • 3 Digital Marketing Techniques to Get Brand Exposure

    3 Digital Marketing Techniques to Get Brand Exposure

    Every brand develops in its own unique way. However, successful businesses share common marketing elements. If our blog has taught you anything, you know social media advertising is a must-do for small and large companies...read moreThe post 3 Digi…
    - 23 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • Social Media Rehab: 3 Tips on Fighting Social Media Addiction

    Social Media Rehab: 3 Tips on Fighting Social Media Addiction

    With the rise of social media has come the rise of social media addiction. It’s easy to overlook social media and internet addiction. In comparison to opioid addictions, it seems harmless. However, when social media...read moreThe post Social Med…
    - 24 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 10:46am -
  • How Doctors Are Using Social Media to Get Ahead

    How Doctors Are Using Social Media to Get Ahead

    An active social media presence is starting to become mandatory across many different industries, especially as more leaders realize its potential for improving services and attracting clients. Even the healthcare industry, which is notoriously slow.…
    - 25 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 10:17am -
  • 6 Signs Your Internship Isn’t Going to Land You a Job

    6 Signs Your Internship Isn’t Going to Land You a Job

    Internships are bittersweet. They offer great opportunities to get experience in the field and build professional connections, but they don’t automatically guarantee employment. When interning, your objective should be to pad your resume with quali…
    - 25 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • How to Build a Roadmap for Customer Loyalty

    How to Build a Roadmap for Customer Loyalty

    In many industries, converting a consumer isn’t enough. Brands like Coca-Cola and Starbucks rely on loyal customers to keep buying their products. Any company that banks on customer loyalty has to deliver quality experiences over...read moreThe p…
    - 29 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 2:30pm -

Pro Blogger

  • new3 Simple Ways to Make Your Blog Posts More Conversational

    3 Simple Ways to Make Your Blog Posts More Conversational

    This post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke You’ve probably heard that your blog posts need to be “conversational”. You may also have been told why: to create a sense of connection with your reader, keep them engaged, and make your blog…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Oct 17, 9:00am -
  • One Screenshot You Must Include When Pitching a Sponsored Post

    One Screenshot You Must Include When Pitching a Sponsored Post

    If you’re familiar with sponsored content as an income stream, chances are you’ve been asked for a media kit or a proposal to do a sponsored post. Unfortunately, the world of sponsored post rates and assessing the value of your site is a bit like…
    - 3 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 9:00am -
  • 214: 4 Realities of Blogging All Bloggers Need to Talk About

    214: 4 Realities of Blogging All Bloggers Need to Talk About

    4 Difficult Realities All Bloggers Face During a conference last year I was invited to have dinner with three other bloggers who had all been blogging for 5-10 years and were now doing it full-time. It was a fun dinner, and we covered a lot of ground…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Oct 17, 4:00am -
  • How do Bloggers Continue Their Professional Development?

    How do Bloggers Continue Their Professional Development?

    I have a confession to make: I was a bit of a geek at school. I was the kid who asked questions all the time. What can I say? I loved learning. And I still do. Every part of the process is exciting for me – learning new things, meeting ...moreThe…
    - 8 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 9:00am -
  • How to Plan Your Blog Post from Start to Finish

    How to Plan Your Blog Post from Start to Finish

    This is a post by ProBlogger expert Ali Luke Do you plan your blog posts? Or do you dive straight into the writing? A lot of bloggers barely plan their posts (if they plan them at all). They’re either too eager to get started, or feel rushed and se…
    - 10 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 9:00am -

Chris Brogan

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    CBM101317

    Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 10/13/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). This live video was all shot using Ecamm Live (client), the best way to do Facebook Live for Mac.Continue ReadingThe post CBM101317 a…
    - 9 hours ago, 13 Oct 17, 9:05am -
  • newI’m Making My Own Shows And You Should Too

    I’m Making My Own Shows And You Should Too

    I know that I’m a bit weird and unique. I started blogging back in 1998. I launched a podcast in 2005. I’ve been doing video since 2006. But there’s a reason and I want to share it with you. Why I Make My Own Shows I grew up in the 70s and 80s.…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Oct 17, 9:56am -
  • CBM101117

    CBM101117

    Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 10/11/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). This live video was all shot using Ecamm Live (client), the best way to do Facebook Live for Mac.Continue ReadingThe post CBM101117 a…
    - 2 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 8:17am -
  • CBM101017

    CBM101017

    Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 10/10/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). This live video was all shot using Ecamm Live (client), the best way to do Facebook Live for Mac.Continue ReadingThe post CBM101017 a…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 4:30am -
  • CBM100817

    CBM100817

    Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 10/08/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). This live video was all shot using Ecamm Live (client), the best way to do Facebook Live for Mac.Continue ReadingThe post CBM100817 a…
    - 5 days ago, 8 Oct 17, 9:42am -

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...
    - 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

  • newWho Doesn’t Want a Chromebook
    It’s a rhetorical question. I’m a rhetorical cat. Have you ever used the word “rhetorical” in a sentence? That was also a rhetorical question.
    - 1 day ago, 12 Oct 17, 5:04pm -
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    - 2 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 2:52pm -
  • Brave Enough for Textios
    I forgot to upload this one before the other one, but since when was continuity a problem with technobabble?
    - 3 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 2:57pm -
  • My Wife May Want a Pixel
    Here we are again. Talking. That’s what you do in podcasts. Already covered the topic in the title, so...
    - 4 days ago, 9 Oct 17, 3:04pm -
  • Why Talk About Tech Again Now?
    Okay, Look. You and I both know that you're going to listen to what I say, anyway - so why bother summarizing it in text? Just listen. It's easy to do. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
    - 6 days ago, 7 Oct 17, 11:59am -

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…
    - 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 -