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  • How to Create Facebook Video Ads People Will Watch

    How to Create Facebook Video Ads People Will Watch

    Want more people to watch your video ads? Wondering how to create video ads that look like native, organic content? In this article, you’ll learn how to create Facebook video ads that feel like organic news feed posts. To find out how to create Fac…
    - 30 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • How Marketers Can Respond to Apple’s iOS 14 Privacy Update

    How Marketers Can Respond to Apple’s iOS 14 Privacy Update

    Do your customers use iPhones? Wondering how you should alter your marketing based on the new Apple privacy updates? In this article, you’ll discover six tips to adjust your marketing activities in response to the data tracking permissions changes…
    - 29 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • LinkedIn Video Strategy: Getting More Exposure on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn Video Strategy: Getting More Exposure on LinkedIn

    Want to use LinkedIn video to position yourself as an expert? Wondering what kind of video content to produce? In this article, you’ll learn how to build your expertise using three types of video on LinkedIn. Why Consider LinkedIn Video? When most…
    - 25 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • YouTube Analytics: How to Use Data to Inform Your Future Videos

    YouTube Analytics: How to Use Data to Inform Your Future Videos

    Want more engagement, leads, and sales from your YouTube videos? Wondering how to use data to create high-performing videos? In this article, you’ll learn how to use YouTube analytics to identify successful videos you can model for similar results.…
    - 24 Mar 21, 6:00am -
  • Facebook Ad Testing on a Budget: A Proven Method

    Facebook Ad Testing on a Budget: A Proven Method

    Looking for a process to test Facebook ads? Wondering how to test Facebook ads without blowing your ad spend? In this article, you’ll discover a proven Facebook ad testing method designed for small budgets and discover which metrics will help you i…
    - 23 Mar 21, 6:00am -

Convince and Convert

  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.

    It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.

    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
    - 14 Apr 21, 6:03pm -
  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails

    3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails

    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
    - 16 Mar 21, 9:30am -
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month

    New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month

    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
    - 12 Mar 21, 9:45am -
  • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing

    60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing

    Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design.Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing…
    - 11 Feb 21, 12:08pm -
  • Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!

    Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!

    Gmail’s recent broad rollout of promotions tab bundles will reward good, engaging emails with more opportunities to solidify that engagement.FeedBlitz is helping you make the most of that opportunity, out of the box, today, by making every email we…
    - 14 Dec 20, 11:41am -

Social Media Explorer

  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.

    It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.

    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
    - 14 Apr 21, 6:03pm -
  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails

    3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails

    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
    - 16 Mar 21, 9:30am -
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month

    New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month

    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
    - 12 Mar 21, 9:45am -
  • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing

    60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing

    Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design.Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing…
    - 11 Feb 21, 12:08pm -
  • Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!

    Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!

    Gmail’s recent broad rollout of promotions tab bundles will reward good, engaging emails with more opportunities to solidify that engagement.FeedBlitz is helping you make the most of that opportunity, out of the box, today, by making every email we…
    - 14 Dec 20, 11:41am -

Pro Blogger

  • newHow to Use Autoresponders to Drive Traffic and Profit

    How to Use Autoresponders to Drive Traffic and Profit

    The post How to Use Autoresponders to Drive Traffic and Profit appeared first on ProBlogger.    This post is based on episode 70 of the ProBlogger podcast.   Last week I talked about creating an opt-in incentive to increase your email subscrib…
    - 31 mins ago, 29 Jul 21, 8:33am -
  • Create an Opt-In Incentive to Increase Your Email Subscriber Numbers

    Create an Opt-In Incentive to Increase Your Email Subscriber Numbers

    The post Create an Opt-In Incentive to Increase Your Email Subscriber Numbers appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 69 of the ProBlogger podcast. Note: This article contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase an…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 21, 8:15am -
  • How to Increase Your Email List Subscriptions

    How to Increase Your Email List Subscriptions

    The post How to Increase Your Email List Subscriptions appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 68 of the ProBlogger podcast. Note: This article contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase anything via my link I may…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 21, 8:30am -
  • 7 Areas to Focus on During Your Mid-Year Blog Review

    7 Areas to Focus on During Your Mid-Year Blog Review

    The post 7 Areas to Focus on During Your Mid-Year Blog Review appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 131 of the ProBlogger podcast and has been updated for 2021. A lot of bloggers do an end-of-year-review, where they analyze how…
    - 35 days ago, 24 Jun 21, 8:17am -
  • A Cool Tool for Monetizing Your Facebook Group

    A Cool Tool for Monetizing Your Facebook Group

    The post A Cool Tool for Monetizing Your Facebook Group appeared first on ProBlogger.(Disclaimer: This article contains affiliate links, which means I get a commission if you make a purchase by following one my links) Do you have a Facebook group? I…
    - 42 days ago, 17 Jun 21, 8:00am -

Chris Brogan

  • What Does it Mean to be Chris Brogan These Days?

    What Does it Mean to be Chris Brogan These Days?

    For all the years you might have followed me, I never sit still in one place for too long. That’s tricky to wrap your head around, especially in a world that really feels we need to categorize and understand everything. For me, I’ve always just c…
    - 17 days ago, 12 Jul 21, 1:59pm -
  • Chris Brogan and Kerry O’Shea Gorgone Release the $BKPK Cryptocurrency to Support the Backpack Show

    Chris Brogan and Kerry O’Shea Gorgone Release the $BKPK Cryptocurrency to Support the Backpack Show

    The other day, Kerry O’Shea Gorgone and I launched a new cryptocurrency called the Backpack Show Coin (or just $BKPK, if you want to be like the cool kids). It’s built by a company called Rally and was part of a project they launched called Creat…
    - 88 days ago, 2 May 21, 10:14am -
  • 37 Interview Questions You Could Ask a Podcast Guest

    37 Interview Questions You Could Ask a Podcast Guest

    I had an interesting experience the other day that has me laughing and a bit befuddled. A guy wanted to interview me for his show, and then canceled saying that he couldn’t come up with a few questions to ask me. It’s obviously quite the insult,…
    - 23 Feb 21, 4:54pm -
  • My 3 Words for 2021

    My 3 Words for 2021

    Thank BUDDHA that it’s 2021! Since 2006, I’ve been recommending that people choose 3 words to guide their actions and choices over the year to come. You’ve shared with me 14 years of your experiences with more to come, I want to share with you…
    - 1 Jan 21, 4:30am -
  • How the Beast is Us – by Chloë Forbes-Kindlen

    How the Beast is Us – by Chloë Forbes-Kindlen

    This post comes from a conversation with Chloë Forbes-Kindlen, where we ended up talking about the Disney movie Beauty and the Beast. She said that the part she hates the most about that movie is that the Beast transforms into a normal human at the…
    - 26 Oct 20, 8:02pm -

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

  • Goodbye Logic+Emotion, Hello Armano Design Group

    Goodbye Logic+Emotion, Hello Armano Design Group

    The world has changed much since 2006, and a recent Pandemic has accelerated decades of change and transformation in less than two years. We're only just at the beginning.
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 21, 8:46am -
  • The Mentor / Mentee Value Exchange

    The Mentor / Mentee Value Exchange

    For the past five years or so, I have been informally mentoring people. I’m happy to report that some of the earliest are ridiculously successful and I still keep in touch. I’m also a mentee to a few people I look up to. Here’s what I’ve lear…
    - 43 days ago, 16 Jun 21, 1:34pm -
  • Six Thoughts On Career Transition

    Six Thoughts On Career Transition

    The fact is, some version of career transition, reinvention, reframing, or transformation comes for all of us — or we come for it. Either way, it’s a learning experience.
    - 53 days ago, 6 Jun 21, 12:25pm -
  • 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...
    - 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 -

Brian Solis

Social Media Today

Chris Pirillo

Social Times

  • newGlobal Marketing Campaign Urges People to ‘Open Your Snapchat’

    Global Marketing Campaign Urges People to ‘Open Your Snapchat’

    Snap Inc. kicked off its largest global marketing campaign to date, "Open Your Snapchat," aimed at showcasing how the application's camera opens the door to activities including connecting with culture, ecommerce and engaging with friends and family.…
    - 4 mins ago, 29 Jul 21, 9:00am -
  • newCapitalOne Opens Airport Lounges for Travelers Ready to Spend

    CapitalOne Opens Airport Lounges for Travelers Ready to Spend

    Air travelers appear ready to once again take the interminable concourse walk to purchase a snack or drink using their bank's debit or credit card. Or, they may settle into one of the exclusive airline clubs that have recently reopened at major hubs…
    - 4 mins ago, 29 Jul 21, 9:00am -
  • newAccenture Interactive Makes First Italian Acquisition with Openmind

    Accenture Interactive Makes First Italian Acquisition with Openmind

    Accenture Interactive has made its first Italian-based acquisition with the commerce boutique fashion and luxury specialist Openmind. The acquisition of the Monza-located business will aim to strengthen Accenture Interactive's offer of cloud-based co…
    - 48 mins ago, 29 Jul 21, 8:16am -
  • newVacations are Back! How European Travel Brands are Attracting Tourists

    Vacations are Back! How European Travel Brands are Attracting Tourists

    "Do you ever spend your entire business trip counting the days that separate you from vacation? Not in Milano!" a voiceover declares in an ad from the tourism body for Milan. Created by We Are Social Italy, the campaign for Milano & Partners and YesM…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 21, 7:56am -
  • newIs Social Media the New Storefront?

    Is Social Media the New Storefront?

    The Covid-19 pandemic changed the landscape of ecommerce last year. It forced brands to engage with consumers in new ways with many spending more time online. According to a recent report from Adobe, this changed behavior accelerated the growth of ec…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 21, 6:00am -

Scobleizer

  • The Apple Table is Set
    The big meal is about to come. We’ve been waiting for years for Apple to reveal its mixed reality products, including visors and glasses. We’ve been seeing the potential coming in other products like the Oculus Quest, the Magic Leap 1, or Microso…
    - 51 days ago, 8 Jun 21, 12:24pm -
  • The New 3D Apple Arriving at WWDC

    The New 3D Apple Arriving at WWDC

    I have been talking with hundreds of people across the industry and have discovered that the changes coming to Apple are deeper than just a VR/AR headset. Way deeper. The changes already being worked into products represent tens of billions of dollar…
    - 75 days ago, 15 May 21, 3:27pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -