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  • newLinkedIn Messages: What Marketers Need to Know

    LinkedIn Messages: What Marketers Need to Know

    Want a more personal way to communicate with people on LinkedIn? Did you know that LinkedIn messaging has evolved? In this article, you’ll discover how to use LinkedIn Messages to deliver text, video, and voice messaging to individuals or groups on…
    - 19 hours ago, 2 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • newFacebook Conversions API: What Marketers Need to Know

    Facebook Conversions API: What Marketers Need to Know

    Wondering how iOS 14 and other pixel-blockers will impact your Facebook marketing? Did you know that the Facebook Conversions API can help? In this article, you’ll discover how to set up the Facebook Conversions API so you can measure your Facebook…
    - 2 days ago, 1 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • Content Marketing With Instagram: How to Build Demand

    Content Marketing With Instagram: How to Build Demand

    Wondering how to use Instagram organic content to create demand for your products or services? Looking for wisdom on building your content strategy? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram content to generate greater interest in your…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Feb 21, 6:00am -
  • How to Use Facebook Business Manager: A Complete Guide

    How to Use Facebook Business Manager: A Complete Guide

    Want to start using Facebook Business Manager? Wondering how it works for businesses? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Business Manager to securely manage pages, admins, ad accounts, and more. Why Use Facebook Business Manager? The best…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Feb 21, 6:00am -
  • Social Audio: What It Means for Marketers and Businesses

    Social Audio: What It Means for Marketers and Businesses

    Wondering what social audio is and how it might impact your business? Is Clubhouse ushering in a new media frontier? In this article, you’ll learn what marketers need to know about emerging social audio opportunities such as Clubhouse, Twitter Spac…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Feb 21, 6:00am -

Pro Blogger

  • Why You Should Diversify Your Traffic Sources

    Why You Should Diversify Your Traffic Sources

    The post Why You Should Diversify Your Traffic Sources appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 62 of the ProBlogger podcast. If there’s one thing we can all learn from Facebook’s recent spat with the Australian Government, it…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Feb 21, 6:30am -
  • 15 Ways to Hook Readers into Your Blog

    15 Ways to Hook Readers into Your Blog

    The post 15 Ways to Hook Readers into Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 35 of the ProBlogger podcast. With so many blogs out there (not to mention all the other types of websites), you’ve only got a few seconds…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 6:00am -
  • 10 Writing Tips to Help You Sound More Human

    10 Writing Tips to Help You Sound More Human

    The post 10 Writing Tips to Help You Sound More Human appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 52 of the ProBlogger podcast. As a blogger, you will be judged by everything you say. Of course, unless you’ve just starting out and h…
    - 20 days ago, 11 Feb 21, 6:00am -
  • International Start a Blog Day Class of 2021

    International Start a Blog Day Class of 2021

    The post International Start a Blog Day Class of 2021 appeared first on ProBlogger.Why would you start a blog in 2021? The past 12 months have shown us how important human connection is. Particularly when people have become physically isolated, blog…
    - 24 days ago, 6 Feb 21, 8:00pm -
  • Are Schedules and Deadlines a Help or a Hindrance?

    Are Schedules and Deadlines a Help or a Hindrance?

    The post Are Schedules and Deadlines a Help or a Hindrance? appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 249 of the ProBlogger podcast. This week’s post is all about schedules and deadlines. Are they a good thing, or can they hold y…
    - 27 days ago, 4 Feb 21, 6:00am -

Chris Brogan

Social Fresh

  • Steal These 9 Instagram Templates and Make Them Your Own

    Steal These 9 Instagram Templates and Make Them Your Own

    There’s a myth that if you design something using a template, that you’re limiting creativity. That templates create repetitive content and miss that… special something. It’s nonsense. Creativity THRIVES within boundaries. Some of the most cr…
    - 6 Oct 20, 5:00am -
  • Lessons Learned From Hosting A Virtual Conference

    Lessons Learned From Hosting A Virtual Conference

    It turns out that running a live events company during a pandemic is not optimal. Like many other companies, we had to adapt. In the last week of April, we launched tickets for our virtual conference, Social Fresh X. We moved quickly to host a virtua…
    - 22 Jul 20, 4:46pm -
  • Facebook Boycott: How To Pivot Your Ad Dollars #StopHateForProfit

    Facebook Boycott: How To Pivot Your Ad Dollars #StopHateForProfit

    Facebook’s 3 billion monthly users is larger than any country, organization, or religion in the history of humanity. With that size comes influence. And responsibility. Social networks, Facebook especially, have a responsibility to reduce their neg…
    - 27 Jun 20, 2:37pm -
  • The Social Media Technology Pyramid

    The Social Media Technology Pyramid

    What makes each social network different is the type of content created, how that content is created, and why that content is created. Consumers share a large variety of content for different reasons on different social networks. And social media pla…
    - 25 Mar 20, 8:12am -
  • How To Adjust Your Social Media Marketing During Coronavirus

    How To Adjust Your Social Media Marketing During Coronavirus

    Marketing in the age of coronavirus can feel like shouting into the ether. It’s an unprecedented time for many folks (and their business models) to say the least. Fear, stress, and uncertainty is a universal tax on all of us. And yet, there is stil…
    - 12 Mar 20, 1:36pm -

Logic + Emotion

  • A Year of Personal Disruption

    A Year of Personal Disruption

    On an evening in March (you know, the night), I knew something had changed significantly but, like many others, couldn't see past the fog of shock. At the time, I was watching in real-time as the NBA canceled games, the...
    - 62 days ago, 31 Dec 20, 11:54am -
  • An Open Letter To My Younger Self

    An Open Letter To My Younger Self

    Hi, it's me. You don't know me, but in time you will. I have the benefit of time and experience on my side and wanted to share some thoughts with you if you're willing to listen. If you receive this,...
    - 6 Oct 20, 1:11pm -
  • What They Don't Tell You About Life "In-Between"

    What They Don't Tell You About Life "In-Between"

    It's been just over three months since I've had a place of full-time employment to call home. As I previously mentioned, this has been a first-time experience having gone from one professional opportunity to another without much of a break...
    - 30 Sep 20, 1:57pm -
  • My New Normal

    My New Normal

    Friday will be my last day at the labor of love of a company where I spent nearly eleven years working with some of the brightest minds, world-class clients, and companies this planet has to offer. Like many others, COVID-19...
    - 3 Jun 20, 6:54pm -
  • This Too Shall Pass

    This Too Shall Pass

    In my younger years, I found myself working at a digital agency during the height of the dotcom bubble burst. This was the early 2000s. We closed offices, let people go and grappled with the fact that the economy we...
    - 13 Mar 20, 10:49am -

Brian Solis

Social Media Today

Chris Pirillo

Social Times

  • newTwitter Brings Spaces to Android, Beating Out Clubhouse

    Twitter Brings Spaces to Android, Beating Out Clubhouse

    Clubhouse may be generating more buzz than Twitter Spaces of late, but the latter won the race to debut for Android, albeit in a slightly limited form. Twitter said in a tweet from the Twitter Spaces account Tuesday that Android users can now join an…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Mar 21, 6:00pm -
  • newWhy Does This Gloriously Weird Ad Want You to Eat Nothing But Cauliflower Hash Browns?

    Why Does This Gloriously Weird Ad Want You to Eat Nothing But Cauliflower Hash Browns?

    The grapefruit diet infamously recommended that people consume a whole mess of oversized citrus, just as the cookie, cabbage soup and baby food diets relied almost exclusively on, well, cookies, cabbage soup and baby food. The old-school version of A…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Mar 21, 5:47pm -
  • newHow a Genealogy Site Used Deepfake Tech and Old Family Photos to Create a Viral App

    How a Genealogy Site Used Deepfake Tech and Old Family Photos to Create a Viral App

    A genealogy site tool that lets people digitally animate old family photographs has become a viral sensation on social media this week--in the latest example of brands putting AI-powered deepfake technology to creative use. The feature, released by I…
    - 8 hours ago, 2 Mar 21, 5:13pm -
  • newMDC Partners Takes Q4 Organic Revenue Hit

    MDC Partners Takes Q4 Organic Revenue Hit

    MDC Partners, the company that owns agencies including 72andSunny, Anomaly and Media Kitchen, reported its fourth quarter earnings today, sharing that its organic revenue dropped 13.7%. Top line Its drop is in line with other holding companies, all o…
    - 8 hours ago, 2 Mar 21, 4:54pm -
  • newReddit Begins Testing New Avatar Builder, Custom Community Welcome Messages

    Reddit Begins Testing New Avatar Builder, Custom Community Welcome Messages

    Reddit is testing a new way for moderators to welcome new members to their communities. The custom messages, for mobile and the web, are currently being tested with 30% of Redditors and are available to all moderators. Moderators already had the abil…
    - 9 hours ago, 2 Mar 21, 3:40pm -

Scobleizer

  • Tesla’s data advantage. Can Apple, or others, keep up?

    Tesla’s data advantage. Can Apple, or others, keep up?

    This is a long post. Short version: Tesla is way ahead on data collection and is pulling further ahead every day. Do you ever think about what the cameras on a Tesla are doing? Cathie Wood does. She runs ARK Invest and has made billions by investing…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Feb 21, 2:14pm -
  • Now that my career is over…

    Now that my career is over…

    Reading “The Scarlet Letter: A Romance,” back in high school in the early 1980s I never imagined I’d have to wear a letter of shame on my chest while moving around Silicon Valley (don’t understand? Just Google my name and you’ll see my “L…
    - 54 days ago, 8 Jan 21, 8:26am -
  • This full-body MRI scan could save your life
    This summer a 40-year-old friend and brilliant software engineer, Brandon Wirtz, died due to colon cancer and my dad died of pancreatic cancer too. At first neither of their doctors diagnosed properly (Brandon was frequently getting sick and my dad k…
    - 1 Nov 20, 1:54pm -
  • Getting ready for VMworld with AI deep dive with 14-year employee
    Business of the future will need to be more predictive. That’s what VMware’s Justin Murray, a long-time VMware employee told me here as he explained the latest in AI and Machine Learning that he’s seeing evolve. The folks who run VMware’s hug…
    - 23 Sep 20, 10:56am -
  • Tech’s new “Digital Gods:” humans will soon be deeply integrated with tech
    I used to joke with friends that Silicon Valley was done disrupting taxi companies and that we were going after God next. On my summer mostly away from social media I’m taking a fresh look at predictions I’ve made for the last two decades in four…
    - 23 Jul 20, 5:52pm -