No matter how much thought you put into your social media strategy, the real world can always interfere.
Robert Reimann spent more than a week hashing out a plan to boost sales and engagement on the Facebook page for his bike tour business, after being matched with Shane Johnston, a social media marketing consultant from Mashable's Small Business Panel. With Johnston's help, Reimann would launch a contest — along with Facebook ads to promote it — in order to attract more fans and build up an email list of customers, which he would then work to convert into sales.
Ever since Google made the shock announcement- the news that they were killing Google Reader, all the world’s bloggers, journalists and techies have been looking for that perfect alternative. For many, that alternative is feedly.
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Microsoft is rolling out a series of social features to make creating on the web even easier, from a new meme generator tool to creating animated photographs you can share on social networks.
The updates are coming to the company's Socl online community, which was first designed as an experiment aimed at students. Developed by Microsoft Research FUSE Labs and launched in 2011, the community has since attracted more than 400,000 registered users across all demographics, especially those with a creative spirit. In that vein, the new features will allow users to create more digital content that is shareable with other social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.
Apple has bolstered its lead as the top U.S. smartphone-maker, gaining 1.4 percentage points in terms of total subscribers between January and April, according to new data.
In a report released Tuesday, analytics firm ComScore revealed that the Cupertino, Calif. company captured a sizable 39.2% of OEM (original equipment manufacturer) market share during the three-month average period ending April 2013. (Comscore compared stats from this period to the three-month average period ending January 2013).
Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the company has sold 13 million Apple TVs during an interview Tuesday.
Cook said that for several years Apple was only selling a few hundred thousand of the set-top boxes annually, but has now surpassed 13 million total units — more than 6.5 million of those sold in the past year.
Cook said television continues to be “an area of great interest” for Apple. The company isn’t marketing the Apple TV like it does its other products, so the sales numbers for the device are encouraging.
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The majority of employees have already reached the limit to their workloads. Nonetheless, executives globally are still looking to get an additional 20 percent performance improvement. The key is to help employees become more effective at operating in a network.
Content Marketing Tools For Startups I didn't write this post with #Startups in mind, but I could have. Startups wrestle with content marketing. I suggest these content marketing tools for any startup:
* Scoop.it * Google Analytics * Google Adwords * Google Plus * Twitter * A Blog (WordPress)
It is possible to change the world with those seven tools.
The linked post explains how I use Paper.li for everything from spidering the social web to reputation management. If you are a startup and don't know what either of those ideas are, trust me you will and I promise to post more about content marketing for startups soon.
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As marketers, we now know not only demographics and addresses but also psychographics, preferred marketing channels, how consumers behave on different channels, etc. More importantly, we now have access to customers 24/7 through mobile connectivity.
For direct marketers, this presents a huge opportunity. Eighty-seven percent of American adults currently own a cell phone and, at some point in 2013, mobile connected devices are expected to top the world’s population.
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A common misconception today is that innovators are innately creative people. Specifically, many people think that innovators are born with intuitive skills and views of the world that differs from the rest of the population.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.