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  • newHow to Sell More Products on Instagram: 4 Tips That Work

    How to Sell More Products on Instagram: 4 Tips That Work

    Are you selling products on Instagram? Wondering how to create Instagram posts that interest shoppers? In this article, you’ll discover four ways to showcase and promote your products on Instagram. First, Attract an Audience That’s Likely to Conv…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • 5 Video Marketing Mistakes and What to Do About Them: Advice From the Pros

    5 Video Marketing Mistakes and What to Do About Them: Advice From the Pros

    Is your video marketing working? Could you be making mistakes that are hurting your results? We asked top industry experts which video marketing mistakes they see most often and how to avoid making them. #1: Losing Video Viewers Due to Lengthy Intros…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • 7 Ways to Scale Your Facebook Ad Campaigns

    7 Ways to Scale Your Facebook Ad Campaigns

    Wondering how to take your Facebook advertising campaigns to the next level? Looking for ideas to improve your Facebook ad conversions? In this article, you’ll discover seven ways to scale your Facebook ad campaigns. #1: Make Small Salary-Like Bump…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • LinkedIn Updates Pages and Algorithm

    LinkedIn Updates Pages and Algorithm

    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 Instagram chat stickers and ad…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • Facebook Ad Funnels: A Framework for Any Business

    Facebook Ad Funnels: A Framework for Any Business

    Do you want to learn more about creating ad funnels on Facebook? Wondering how to build a Facebook ad funnel that works for your business? To explore how to set up a Facebook ad funnel, I interview Charlie Lawrance. Charlie is a Facebook ads expert a…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 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

  • newThe Ultimate Guide To Creating Evergreen Content For Your Blog

    The Ultimate Guide To Creating Evergreen Content For Your Blog

    The post The Ultimate Guide To Creating Evergreen Content For Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 136 of the ProBlogger podcast. Back in 2007 I was asked a question: “If you could only write one type of content on…
    - 20 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 8:30am -
  • Seven Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs More Attention

    Seven Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs More Attention

    The post Seven Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs More Attention appeared first on ProBlogger.You might think you’re on top of your blogging. You’re publishing posts regularly. You’re even active on social media. But are you paying as much att…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jul 19, 8:30am -
  • How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

    How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically

    The post How to Use Quotes in Your Blog Content Legally and Ethically appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 173 of the ProBlogger podcast. Are you confident you’re using quotes legally and ethically on your blog? Quoting othe…
    - 22 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 8:30am -
  • 278: Evolve Don’t Revolve Your Blogging

    278: Evolve Don’t Revolve Your Blogging

    The post 278: Evolve Don’t Revolve Your Blogging appeared first on ProBlogger.Evolve Your Blog Does it feel like you’re going around in circles with your blog? It’s easy to revolve in your blogging. Let’s look back at my keynote presentation…
    - 23 days ago, 26 Jun 19, 5:00am -
  • 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To

    3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To

    The post 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 161 of the ProBlogger podcast. Are you limiting the potential of your blog by ‘forgetting’ a few things? There’s a lot…
    - 29 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:30am -

Chris Brogan

  • If a Recession is Coming Soon, We Have to Prepare

    If a Recession is Coming Soon, We Have to Prepare

    The data is piling up. Nobody says we’re headed for a recession definitively because no one really wants to be wrong. But look at this from Brookings. Peek at these points in Newsweek. Some experts have a guess on timing, but that one reads a bit t…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jul 19, 12:02pm -
  • Who Put Chocolate in my Peanut Butter?

    Who Put Chocolate in my Peanut Butter?

    In his book, Choose Yourself, James Altucher turned me on to the concept of “idea sex.” Mash two things together. Get your ideas mingling with other people’s ideas. Little column A, little column B. That kind of thing. You get it, right? Just w…
    - 21 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 5:20pm -
  • 10 Years After Trust Agents

    10 Years After Trust Agents

    Just about ten years ago, Julien Smith and I wrote and published a book called Trust Agents. It talked about the rising experience of companies being able to use the web to reach people directly and connect with them in a world where companies could…
    - 27 days ago, 22 Jun 19, 12:21pm -
  • No One Is Reading Your Blog

    No One Is Reading Your Blog

    Traffic is down all over. It’s not just you. No one is reading your blog, and no one is reading anyone’s blog. The reason is that so many people wasted readers’ time. Too much junk. Too many marketers trying to capture everyone’s attention an…
    - 32 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 10:03am -
  • What I learned at the Boston Pride March 2019

    What I learned at the Boston Pride March 2019

    The other day, I went with my Jacqueline and her mother to the 2019 Boston Pride Parade. We marched on behalf of the Upham’s Corner Health Center, who delivers community health care services in Boston. I marched because my son, Vince, is trans and…
    - 39 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 3:14pm -

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…
    - 36 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…
    - 85 days ago, 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 -

Brian Solis

  • newSolving for X: The Rise of Experience Innovation

    Solving for X: The Rise of Experience Innovation

    I’ve known Judith Aquino for several years now. Her work in customer experience is extensive and her connections in the space are deep. Shortly after the release of X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, I caught up with Judith to talk about…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 7:48am -
  • Digital Transformation 101

    Digital Transformation 101

    Digital transformation is an essential topic at leading technology publications these days. One such outlet, TechRepublic, is a favorite of mine. I spent time with Olivia Krauth on the subject and I wanted to share our conversation with you here. It…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 7:12am -
  • The Art and Science of Human Centered Change and Innovation

    The Art and Science of Human Centered Change and Innovation

    When it comes to employee engagement and experience, innovation and digital transformation, corporate culture is under appreciated and largely neglected. Did you know that 85% of employees around the world are not engaged or actively disengaged at w…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 7:38am -
  • The New Kodak Moment and the Rise of Experience Innovation

    The New Kodak Moment and the Rise of Experience Innovation

    I live several lives. As a digital analyst and futurist, I study disruptive technology and its impact on businesses and markets. As a digital anthropologist, I study the effects of disruptive technology on societies and us as individuals. In both cas…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 7:56am -
  • Facebook Bets on Libra, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

    Facebook Bets on Libra, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

    Facebook Inc. unveiled plans to launch Libra, a payment system it describes as “global currency” that’s based on blockchain, the same technology powering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It’s backed by real assets and attached to stable go…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 8:39am -

Social Media Today

Chris Pirillo

Social Times

Scobleizer

  • The Spatial Computing Exercise
    I just wrote a post on LinkedIn about an exercise I’m doing to rethink the future of augmented and virtual reality. Why don’t you do it too?
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jul 19, 2:17pm -
  • A special walk through computing history at the DigiBarn
    Why is computing history so important? Because it can teach us lessons about not just where we were, but where we are going. Here my family, along with Carlos Calva, get a tour through the DigiBarn, with its owner Bruce Damer (Carlos and Bruce are st…
    - 34 days ago, 15 Jun 19, 12:57pm -
  • Visit EchoAR, which makes building Spatial Computing apps a lot easier
    As more companies build apps like Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality app coming soon to phones, they will need to manage servers and content. Think about it, if you have a 3D avatar that needs different clothing based on time of year, or region (l…
    - 34 days ago, 15 Jun 19, 12:25pm -
  • Visiting Sketchfab: an important 3D service for Spatial Computing world
    Today if you get a Magic Leap or an Oculus Quest you can view millions of different 3D objects and scenes by using Sketchfab’s service. That doesn’t sound that important, but for creators who work in VR or AR it’s hugely important, since it giv…
    - 36 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 10:36am -
  • The Apple Privacy Wall
    The Apple Privacy Wall/Strategy Analysis of How Apple will Come at Oculus Next Year. At Infinite Retina we soon will be sharing research on the Spatial Computing industry, this post gives you a little taste. Contact Irena Cronin or me if you need…
    - 45 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 3:46am -