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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…
    - 19 days ago, 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…
    - 20 days ago, 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…
    - 24 days ago, 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.…
    - 25 days ago, 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…
    - 26 days ago, 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.      
    - 4 days ago, 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…
    - 33 days ago, 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…
    - 37 days ago, 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…
    - 66 days ago, 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.      
    - 4 days ago, 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…
    - 33 days ago, 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…
    - 37 days ago, 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…
    - 66 days ago, 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

  • 10 Things You Should Know about Blogging (from Someone Who Didn’t)

    10 Things You Should Know about Blogging (from Someone Who Didn’t)

    The post 10 Things You Should Know about Blogging (from Someone Who Didn’t) appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 100 of the ProBlogger podcast. As you probably know, when I first started blogging I was very much a novice. I…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 21, 8:00am -
  • How to Update Your Blog Design (and Why You Should)

    How to Update Your Blog Design (and Why You Should)

    The post How to Update Your Blog Design (and Why You Should) appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 71 of the ProBlogger podcast. When was the last time you took a long, hard look at your blog’s design? While having great cont…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 8:00am -
  • How to Overcome Procrastination

    How to Overcome Procrastination

    The post How to Overcome Procrastination appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 167 of the ProBlogger podcast. This week I want to talk about procrastination, and how to overcome it. We all have the potential to achieve amazing…
    - 17 days ago, 1 Apr 21, 7:00am -
  • Tips to Help You Manage Your Email

    Tips to Help You Manage Your Email

    The post Tips to Help You Manage Your Email appeared first on ProBlogger.This post is based on episode 147 of the ProBlogger podcast. Is email starting to suck up all your time? Dealing with emails can be a challenge at the best of times. But when…
    - 24 days ago, 25 Mar 21, 7:00am -
  • Why You Should Look after Your Archives

    Why You Should Look after Your Archives

    The post Why You Should Look after Your Archives appeared first on ProBlogger.Every post you publish is another potential source of traffic. And so obviously the more posts you write, the more traffic you’ll get. But while creating new content is…
    - 31 days ago, 18 Mar 21, 7:00am -

Chris Brogan

  • 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,…
    - 54 days ago, 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 -
  • Company Culture at a Distance

    Company Culture at a Distance

    To build a strong company culture for all employees challenges leaders when working from home (WFH) becomes the norm. Most leaders say that “corporate culture” ranks very high up on their list of priorities, but if I looked at 100 managers’ bud…
    - 19 Jul 20, 10:42am -
  • Personal Branding is Vital Now

    Personal Branding is Vital Now

    Personal branding is something I’ve thought a lot about for years. Branding is about a business, product, or service. Personal branding is about helping the person behind the product to stand out. It’s a way to drive a strong perception of the ty…
    - 5 Jul 20, 2:09pm -

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...
    - 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

  • newClubhouse Is Now a $4 Billion Company

    Clubhouse Is Now a $4 Billion Company

    Clubhouse just announced it has closed its Series C funding round, which values the company at $4 billion. The round was led by the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz with investors Tiger Global and DST Global joining for the first time. Co-fou…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 21, 1:08pm -
  • newKodansha, Your Favorite Company You’ve Never Heard Of, Now Has Its First Brand Identity

    Kodansha, Your Favorite Company You’ve Never Heard Of, Now Has Its First Brand Identity

    In Kodansha's century-plus of business, the publisher has introduced audiences to iconic titles like Attack on Titan, Akira, and Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, not to mention kickstarting the careers of legendary storytellers like Haruki Murakami. But…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 21, 7:45pm -
  • newAB InBev and Dentsu Look for Better Ways to Gauge Consumer Attention

    AB InBev and Dentsu Look for Better Ways to Gauge Consumer Attention

    Buying against a demographic often creates ad waste, but by involving IT and its agency, brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev created a better ad environment that commands higher viewability and retention. Paolo Provinciali, vp of of media and data at…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 21, 6:27pm -
  • newHow Salesforce Is Undergoing a Digital Transformation

    How Salesforce Is Undergoing a Digital Transformation

    As the pandemic has forced more and more companies to fast-track planned digital transformations, one tech giant is undergoing its own tech upgrades. During Adweek's Mediaweek event this week, Salesforce's Michael Andrew, vp of data, AI and personali…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 21, 6:03pm -
  • Humana Appoints Spark Foundry as US Media Agency of Record

    Humana Appoints Spark Foundry as US Media Agency of Record

    Health insurance provider Humana has appointed Publicis Media agency Spark Foundry as its U.S. media agency of record, following a review. Spark Foundry will be responsible for all online and offline media buying and planning across local and nationa…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 21, 4:49pm -

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…
    - 56 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…
    - 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 -