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  • newFacebook Campaign Budget Optimization: What Marketers Need to Know

    Facebook Campaign Budget Optimization: What Marketers Need to Know

    Are you ready for the biggest fundamental change to Facebook advertising in years? Did you know Facebook is making campaign budget optimization (CBO) the default for Facebook ads? In this article, you’ll discover how to use the new CBO setting to c…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 19, 6:00am -
  • 4 LinkedIn Advertising Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    4 LinkedIn Advertising Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Do you use LinkedIn ads? Wondering if you’re making costly mistakes? In this article, you’ll discover four LinkedIn advertising mistakes and learn how to avoid them. Why Use LinkedIn Ads? In the past, reaching people with your messaging on Linked…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 6:00am -
  • How to Create an Instagram Stories Content Plan: A Guide for Marketers

    How to Create an Instagram Stories Content Plan: A Guide for Marketers

    Want to do more with Instagram Stories? Looking for a useful guide to help plan your Instagram stories? In this article, you’ll learn how to plan, create, optimize, and schedule Instagram Stories content for your business. #1: Establish a Theme and…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 6:00am -
  • New Facebook and Instagram Shopping Ads

    New Facebook and Instagram Shopping Ads

    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 new shopping ads for Facebook and…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:00am -
  • Personal Branding: How to Successfully Build Your Brand

    Personal Branding: How to Successfully Build Your Brand

    Do you want to build a personal brand? Wondering how to create a viable business around your personal brand? To explore what marketers need to know about building a personal brand, I interview Rory Vaden on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Rory c…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 14 Sep 17, 2:30pm -

Pro Blogger

  • newSix First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

    Six First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

    The post Six First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 198 of the ProBlogger podcast. If you’ve been blogging for a while but haven’t started monetizing your blog, you might be wond…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 8:30am -
  • How to Make a Full-Time Income From Your Blog

    How to Make a Full-Time Income From Your Blog

    The post How to Make a Full-Time Income From Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 48 of the ProBlogger podcast. While there are no guarantees, earning a full-time income from your blog can be a realistic goal provide…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 8:30am -
  • How to Relaunch Your Blog After it Becomes Dormant

    How to Relaunch Your Blog After it Becomes Dormant


    - 42 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 8:30am -
  • Four Types of Blog Post to Create if You Don’t Want to Write Much

    Four Types of Blog Post to Create if You Don’t Want to Write Much

    The post Four Types of Blog Post to Create if You Don’t Want to Write Much appeared first on ProBlogger.This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke Do you get sick of writing sometimes? Even the most enthusiastic bloggers have days when t…
    - 56 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 8:30am -
  • 279: How Jeff Goins Evolved His Blogging Into a Million Dollar Business

    279: How Jeff Goins Evolved His Blogging Into a Million Dollar Business

    The post 279: How Jeff Goins Evolved His Blogging Into a Million Dollar Business appeared first on ProBlogger.How Blogging Led to a Million Dollar Business for Jeff Goins Jeff Goins shares how his blogging business has evolved over the years. What h…
    - 58 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 3:31pm -

Chris Brogan

  • How Do You Absorb Information Best?

    How Do You Absorb Information Best?

    I just released a new episode of my podcast, the first in a little while. Just before I hit record, I decided to also record it as a video show (and I use the term “show” loosely as it’s just a multi-camera talking head thing). But I did it for…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 9:02am -
  • Marketing in the Faster World

    Marketing in the Faster World

    A few weeks back, Jac and I took a week’s vacation in the woods, with no access to our devices or the Internet. There was electricity and water and a small fridge, but there was also the basic requirement that if you wanted a meal, you had to start…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 9:11am -
  • Send It

    Send It

    What comes next is production. We want something to chew on. We want to sing along. We want it to make sense in our lives. We want to know all the words. We want to collect it. And then We want to take it, modify it, make it ours, do our own version.…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Sep 19, 11:34pm -
  • Skills for the Coming Years

    Skills for the Coming Years

    I was asked which skills would be important for business professionals in the coming years, a question I love because I definitely read every article that came out giving me this guidance when I was young and hungry in business. (By this, I mean I st…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 19, 7:41am -
  • Is There Any Value in Blogging and Podcasting and All That Media?

    Is There Any Value in Blogging and Podcasting and All That Media?

    The technology behind building a blog or a podcast or a newsletter is easier to operate than ever before. You can get started for very low money and it doesn’t require a boat load of technical skill either. But the two questions you should ask your…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Aug 19, 9:02am -

Social Fresh

  • Are “stories” really the future of social media?

    Are “stories” really the future of social media?

    Snapchat launched to the world in 2011 as a weird sexting chat app. Remember that? Then in 2013, Snapchat gifted the world with stories and changed social media forever. Last quarter Zuckerberg and company reported that Facebook “stories” had 500…
    - 98 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 8:56am -
  • The Full History of Social Media Innovations: 1997-2019

    The Full History of Social Media Innovations: 1997-2019

    We tend to think of Facebook, or maybe Myspace, as launching “social media” into the mainstream. And from there the social network was a fully formed concept that we’ve all used for the last 10-15 years to stay in touch with friends and make ne…
    - 25 Apr 19, 3:45pm -
  • Win A VIP Trip To Social Fresh 2019

    Win A VIP Trip To Social Fresh 2019

    Contest is closed. Thank you to all who shared, interacted, and participated. Winners have been contacted via email. Congratulations to Betsy Howard for winning the Social Fresh 2019 Grand Prize Full VIP Prize! (Winners of the bonus prizes have been…
    - 4 Apr 19, 2:17pm -
  • 2019 Social Media Trends that didn’t exist 5 years ago

    2019 Social Media Trends that didn’t exist 5 years ago

    81% of the entire US is online. We’re clicking like, favorite, comment every day. Some of us for hours a day. Because of the diversity of that audience, social media trends are changing rapidly. As a social media professional you know what works to…
    - 4 Apr 19, 11:41am -
  • The MAU – A Dying Social Media Metric

    The MAU – A Dying Social Media Metric

    MAU, or Monthly Active Users, has been the main metric by which we measure the health and growth of social networks since before MySpace thought Facebook was just some college fad. It’s been the best shortcut for Wall Street and advertisers to gaug…
    - 2 Apr 19, 10:24am -

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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