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  • newNew Facebook Business Page Layout for Mobile

    New Facebook Business Page Layout for Mobile

    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 Facebook rolling out a business pa…
    - 4 hours ago, 11 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • newHow to Grow: Wisdom From 6 Years of Podcasting

    How to Grow: Wisdom From 6 Years of Podcasting

    In this special edition of the Social Media Marketing podcast, I reveal four lessons I have picked up from 6 years of podcasting (and growing Social Media Examiner). The topics I’ll cover include how to grow anything, how to succeed via omission, h…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • How to Safely Share Access to Your Facebook Ads and Google Analytics Data

    How to Safely Share Access to Your Facebook Ads and Google Analytics Data

    Do others manage your Facebook ads? Wondering how to get others to securely share account access to advertising assets? In this article, you’ll discover how to provide sharing access to Facebook ads, Google Analytics, and lead page assets. How Clie…
    - 2 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • How to Improve the Page Speed of Your Blog

    How to Improve the Page Speed of Your Blog

    Is your blog slow to load? Wondering if your site’s speed is affecting search traffic? In this article, you’ll discover how to assess and improve the page speed and mobile-friendliness of your site. Why Page Speed Matters to Social Media Marketer…
    - 3 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • How to Engage a Warm Audience With Facebook Video Ad Sequences

    How to Engage a Warm Audience With Facebook Video Ad Sequences

    Are you using a Facebook video ad campaign to build awareness of your business and products? Wondering how to stay top of mind with a warm audience? In this article, you’ll learn how to set up a sequence of Facebook video ads to keep warm Facebook…
    - 4 days ago, 7 Aug 18, 6:00am -

Convince and Convert

Social Media Explorer

  • newShould You Have Multiple Social Media Managers?
    As your business expands, or if you have too many followers for one person to handle, you might think about the possibility of hiring another social media manager, or splitting social media management responsibilities between...read moreThe post Sho…
    - 12 hours ago, 10 Aug 18, 9:38pm -
  • newAre You Positioning Your Social Media Icons Properly?
    I know: everyone should have proper placement of their social media icons already. But, unfortunately, they don’t. I have visited quite a few websites lately, and I haven’t been able to find the site’s social...read moreThe post Are You Positi…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 18, 9:23am -
  • new4 Social Media Trends in Healthcare This Year
    Social media has touched every industry. Healthcare is no different. These four social media trends are shaping the way the healthcare industry handles patient care and service. 1. Video is King Video is quickly becoming...read moreThe post 4 Social…
    - 2 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 3:41pm -
  • Investing In An ICO? Do These 5 Things First
    Any new investment opportunity is exciting. But often, it’s hard not to get ahead of ourselves. The prospect of financially backing what could become the next big thing is exhilarating and, at times, blinding. While...read moreThe post Investing I…
    - 3 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 4:28pm -
  • 5 Reasons Not to Ignore Email in Your Marketing Strategy

    5 Reasons Not to Ignore Email in Your Marketing Strategy

    As the world of social media and social marketing continue to evolve, corporations desire concrete ways to reach their audiences at minimal cost and maximum profit. With all the different options out there, one has...read moreThe post 5 Reasons Not…
    - 3 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 11:10am -

Pro Blogger

  • Productivity Inspiration to Get You Out of Your Blogging Slump

    Productivity Inspiration to Get You Out of Your Blogging Slump

    The post Productivity Inspiration to Get You Out of Your Blogging Slump appeared first on ProBlogger.Did you notice the middle of the year just slide on by? Are you one of those people who has already reviewed their yearly goals to see if you’re o…
    - 2 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 8:30am -
  • 255: My Mid-Life Crisis and The Power of Being Vulnerable on a Blog

    255: My Mid-Life Crisis and The Power of Being Vulnerable on a Blog

    The post 255: My Mid-Life Crisis and The Power of Being Vulnerable on a Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.The Power of Being Vulnerable with Your Readers Have you experienced the power of taking a step out of your comfort zone and being vulnerable w…
    - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 18, 5:00am -
  • Everything You Need to Know About Inserting and Editing Images in WordPress

    Everything You Need to Know About Inserting and Editing Images in WordPress

    The post Everything You Need to Know About Inserting and Editing Images in WordPress appeared first on ProBlogger.Do you feel confident using images in your blog posts? While there’s no absolute rule that bloggers need to include images, most blo…
    - 11 days ago, 31 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead)

    Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead)

    The post Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead) appeared first on ProBlogger.This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke. Are you (inadvertently) annoying bloggers you want to impress? If you’re hoping to bui…
    - 24 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Facebook Group Hacks with Pat Flynn

    Facebook Group Hacks with Pat Flynn

    The post Facebook Group Hacks with Pat Flynn appeared first on ProBlogger.Our team has just finished watching this video of Pat Flynn’s from earlier this year. It’s all about using Facebook groups, and he shares 27 different tips and hacks for F…
    - 30 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 8:45am -

Chris Brogan

  • 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…
    - 26 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…
    - 56 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…
    - 87 days ago, 15 May 18, 10:46pm -
  • It’s Time to Rethink What People Need to Learn

    It’s Time to Rethink What People Need to Learn

    Sandra told me that her cousin shared an article about how schools were no longer teaching analog time telling in school. Wait. They were until now? Why? We Really Have to Crash the Whole Platform Whether we’re talking about kids in school or grown…
    - 97 days ago, 6 May 18, 1:57pm -
  • Customers Don’t Want Content – They Want a Better Path

    Customers Don’t Want Content – They Want a Better Path

    I’m in the business of helping companies use tech to drive better customer interactions. I help companies earn more customers. The most common way people employ me is to help them build content marketing projects, expand their existing ones, or in…
    - 26 Apr 18, 4:53pm -

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 -

Brian Solis

  • Digital Transformation: Strategies for Success

    Digital Transformation: Strategies for Success

    Brian Solis on Digital Transformation, "Transforming businesses through digital innovation — blazing through dreams, disruption and delivery."The post Digital Transformation: Strategies for Success appeared first on Brian Solis.
    - 17 days ago, 25 Jul 18, 7:36am -
  • Evolving customer behavior gives retailers insight into innovation priorities

    Evolving customer behavior gives retailers insight into innovation priorities

    “Innovation starts with understanding who people are becoming, because in there are the insights into how they shop and why.” – Brian Solis, principal analyst at Altimeter Group Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to present my vision for r…
    - 18 days ago, 24 Jul 18, 7:08am -
  • If you subscribe to briansolis.com via RSS or email, please read

    If you subscribe to briansolis.com via RSS or email, please read

    Long story short, I was forced to shut down Feedburner, the RSS feed provider that emailed articles to you from briansolis.com. Unfortunately, my access has been shut off for years and I’m hearing that the structure of these emails was falling apar…
    - 24 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 8:15am -
  • Once upon a time, there was a meaningful conversation about the art of storytelling

    Once upon a time, there was a meaningful conversation about the art of storytelling

    Storytelling is as magical as it is ancient. While many of us appreciate the power of story, we all could benefit from learning the art and science of storytelling and how it can help every facet of or professional and personal lives. Anyone who know…
    - 33 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:37pm -
  • AI Marketing: The Next Big Thing

    AI Marketing: The Next Big Thing

    I recently had the opportunity to talk to SAS about a topic close to their heart and mine:  AI Marketing.  Why are we excited about this? Well, you can read more of our conversation here but in a nutshell AI has the power to revolutionize the way w…
    - 47 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 4:28pm -

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