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What Type of Brand Content Converts Best?

Sachin Kamdar | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Sachin Kamdar

Content marketing is much more than just churning out articles. Creating branded content that optimizes audience engagement and ultimately converts viewers into customers also involves using the right format and channels. And the content can't just be okay; it must be spectacular.

Advice to Twitter at 10: Be Bold!

John McCarus | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
John McCarus

Nine years after its initial splash, Twitter is not what many thought it would be. It's something very special though. Everyone -- including Twitter itself -- needs to stop the Facebook comparisons and let Twitter be Twitter, which is not Facebook Lite, but something uniquely all its own.

How Social Media Can Help You Accomplish Your Life and Business Goals for the Best Year Ever

Prerna Malik | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Prerna Malik

Social media and networking sites often get a bad rap for being a time sink, a place where comparison-itis goes to live and a reason why people often get carpal tunnel syndrome. However, social media can be for great good too.

How I Made $10,000 in One Month on LinkedIn (And You Can Too)

Diana Mitchell | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Diana Mitchell

Two years ago I was feverishly working to help pay for my dream wedding in Walt Disney World (modest for most, but a dream wedding for me - marriage w...

To Share or Not to Share: Social Media and Decision 2016

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

Generally I refrain from sharing my political views on social media. But I knew going into this year, given the unprecedented state of the U.S. political system it wasn't going to be easy. In fact, I warned in my very first post of the year that I might break that rule.

The 4 Cs of Social Media Success

Calvin Wayman | Posted 02.21.2017 | Business
Calvin Wayman

The great news is, there are not thousands of things you need to know. There aren't hundreds. There aren't even dozens. Today, I'm going to share the four Cs to Social Media Success.

Guerilla Conversion Tactics: How to Harness the Power of Social

Ian Mills | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Ian Mills

The power of social media is exponential. And don't just think that this power is limited to Facebook pages with huge numbers of followers. Take the t...

Facebook Live - Changing The Way You Do Social Media

Ali Rittenhouse | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
Ali Rittenhouse

The dynamics of social media engagement are changing once again with the addition of livestreaming and apps like Snapchat. In 2016 we'll see more bra...

Starting Your Business with Social Media

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
N. Kimron Corion

Social media has changed a great deal over the past few years, and sometimes keeping up with all the changes get overwhelming especially if you are in...

How to Overcome Fear of Failure on Social Media

Helen Edwards | Posted 02.05.2017 | Business
Helen Edwards

Unless you have been hiding under a rock you will know that social media is a key part of running a business in 2016. According to the last Sensis Soc...

3 Ways You Can Use Social Media to Help Your Business Soar

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Social media is not just about promoting your content directly, but also getting to know the movers and shakers in your industry. If you like to connect with people and companies online, it pays to mention them in your blogs, posts, and other content.

Get into Top Media

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.21.2017 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

The core principle of getting into top media is this: It's a methodical, holistic, step-by-step process. While top media outlets occasionally feature ...

6 Secrets to a Good Social Media Rant

Liz Wainger | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Liz Wainger

Social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter feel like toxic waste dumps where people spew hatred and anger that, not only doesn't move the conversation forward, but foments more hatred and anger.

7 Ways to Set Your Twitter Feed on Fire

Jimmy Burgess | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Jimmy Burgess

Twitter has become an essential tool for entrepreneurs. A 2010 study done by Chadwick Martin Bailey and iModerate Research Technologies showed that 67...

A Quick Guide To Digital Narcissism

Cristina Lopez G. | Posted 01.07.2017 | Comedy
Cristina Lopez G.

No one in a normal conversation would get away with bragging about their charitable heart or their effortless beauty without being branded as a self-absorbed jerk. But on photographic social media, the mere comfort provided by the number of likes can be enough to numb self-awareness

Social Media Trends 2016

Layla Revis | Posted 01.05.2017 | Technology
Layla Revis

Brands, agencies, and marketers working in digital media will tell you, innovation happens so rapidly that predicting future trends and reviewing trends from previous years can either be illuminating, or a subtle evolution, as platforms attempt to better monetize their offerings from the previous year's developments.

The Ingeniously Creepy Ways People Are Stalking You on Facebook

Thrillist | Posted 12.28.2016 | Technology
Thrillist

Some of us are a little more dedicated than others when it comes to digging up juicy digital dirt. Gird thy privacy settings, people, because it's about to get weird.

How To Use Social Media If You Are A Celebrity

Sofia Katsali | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Sofia Katsali

We all have stumbled upon many celebrity social media profiles. Some are obnoxious while others are brilliant. Why is that? Is it because we dislike t...

How to Infuse Social Media into a Conference of Tech-Naive Attendees

Mona Shattell | Posted 12.04.2016 | Technology
Mona Shattell

Conferences have long been opportunities to connect, share information, develop new working relationships and uncover new ways to approach solutions to vexing problems. Before the widespread use of technology and social media, that information was limited to those in attendance. Even then, connecting with other attendees could be difficult. Anyone unable to attend the conference missed out all together!

4 Key Social Media Marketing Trends To Lead The Game in 2016

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Elena Prokopets

The same laws of attraction have never governed the social media marketing scene for too long.

The Worst Marketing Advice You'll Ever Get

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Bhavani Esapathi

Everyone is talking about the right thing to do in social media marketing, yet there are so many cringeworthy things that I find both brands as individuals and organizations doing so if you want to be good at marketing then STOP doing these following things.

7 Top Tips for When You Start Using the New Periscope App Plus My Favorite Broadcaster of the Week!

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 10.20.2016 | Technology
Sky Mandala Marcano

My number one tip for you is, if you really want to start broadcasting on Periscope but feel nervous, start today!

7 Social Media Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

Syed Balkhi | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Syed Balkhi

Social media is an amazing avenue for promoting your business, for building your network, and for learning... but it's also easy to make mistakes that cost you time, money, and customers.

Sketchy Terms and Conditions You Didn't Read (But Probably Should)

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2016 | Technology
Thrillist

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock No one takes the time to actually read the Terms and Conditions. No one. Hell, the one that pops up before yo...

Scientists Should Contribute to, Not Shun, Social Media

Mona Shattell | Posted 09.19.2016 | Media
Mona Shattell

Social media provides us with a tremendous opportunity to support the ongoing and future development of our nurses, scientists, and professional leaders.