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Marketing Strategy: The Impact of Pinterest’s New “Rich Pins”

Marketing Strategy: The Impact of Pinterest’s New “Rich Pins” | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Do you use Pinterest as part of your business marketing strategy? If so, Pinterest’s new “Rich Pins” will be of interest. Pinterest recently added a new style of pin to its sharing platform that ca...

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Jennifer M Howard's curator insight, July 18, 2013 5:19 PM

Happy to socialize with other Pinterest enthusiast,

anisha's curator insight, July 19, 2013 5:38 AM

Very nice article 

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Pinterest SEO: A Guide for Businesses | Social ...

Pinterest SEO: A Guide for Businesses | Social ... | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
70% of people on Pinterest use it to get inspiration on what to buy. This compares with only 17% of Facebook users who do the same.
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Some great tips here for another area of social media that is proving very popular

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How To Write Great Headlines | Social Media Today

How To Write Great Headlines | Social Media Today | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

The headline will greatly influence your website traffic, bounce rates, conversions and trust. Millions of new blog posts, billions of new emails and thousands of hours of videos are uploaded online each day....When each of your readers is following hundreds, or thousands, of other twitter accounts, you need your tweets to stand out and get their attention in the split second it takes to read a headline. This is why headlines are so important. This is what will draw your readers in to actually see what you have written. If your headline isn’t compelling enough, it won’t matter what your article has to say. No one will ever see it....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 18, 2013 1:25 PM

Bloggers, writers and PR pros will benefit from these tips on writing great headlines.

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Spend a penny: A quarter of Britons now do their online shopping on the TOILET

Spend a penny: A quarter of Britons now do their online shopping on the TOILET | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

Study finds Brits are shunning books in favour of using gadgets while on the toilet. Almost half of us regularly use phones, tablets and eReaders on the loo with a quarter of us spending this time shopping online.Brits are shunning books, magazines and newspapers in favour of using their gadgets while on the toilet. A study has found that 41 per cent of Britons admit to regularly using their phones, tablets and eReaders when sat on the loo. And 26 per cent spend this time shopping online....


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Lol whatever next

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 18, 2013 1:36 PM

Well, inquiring minds seem to want to know this important kind of research LOL.

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RANKED: The 30 Most Creative People In Social Media Marketing

RANKED: The 30 Most Creative People In Social Media Marketing | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
These are the 30 people who are responsible for the most creative campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and everything else social media.
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Definitely some names here worth following....

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8 Effective and Worthy Pinterest Boards ideas for Your Business

8 Effective and Worthy Pinterest Boards ideas for Your Business | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Pinterest is certainly a fast growing social media platform that won the interests of marketers as a viable medium where to promote their brand and business.

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Te L - Us Business Solutions's comment, July 25, 2013 8:04 PM
Dawn, get ready to get hooked. I love it. Check out my board and begin sitting there for hours building your own boards and connecting with people. Search for TLC Travel Boutique.
Dawn Beckner's curator insight, July 25, 2013 8:07 PM

Finally I have a better clue as to how use Pinterst.  These 8 effective ideas will definitely support my Internet Marketing.

Andy Birkitt's comment, July 26, 2013 10:35 AM
Glad that it was of some assistance Dawn, we found it very informative.
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How to Use the Google Analytics Frequency & Recency Report

How to Use the Google Analytics Frequency & Recency Report | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Do you know how many times users come back to your website over time? Have you considered how this information could help you plan your marketing campaigns? It’s time to take a look at the Frequency and Recency Report in Google Analytics!
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35 Social Media Infographics

35 Social Media Infographics | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

Whether you own a large online business or a small booming startup, we’re sure you are actively using social media to give your brand the right dose of exposure and get the message across to your targeted audience.

This is a great list of useful cheatsheets for people who want to benefit more from social media marketing.

 

These 35 cheatsheets cover tips for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, so you can better understand how to market via social media and how to design pages and content for optimum exposure.


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Mark Palmer's curator insight, July 18, 2013 8:47 AM

A really good collection of social media infographics.

Kika Lensvelt's curator insight, July 19, 2013 7:35 AM

cheatsheets Facebook,  Twitter, Google+ & Pinterest

Stephen Dale's curator insight, July 20, 2013 8:20 AM

Heavily biased towards brands and marketing, but some useful data nevertheless. Personally, I'd like to see more examples of how social media is being used for personal development, collaboration and knowledge sharing.

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Google Analytics Revolutionizes Advanced Segments

Google Analytics Revolutionizes Advanced Segments | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Google Analytics has announced several changes to segmentation are starting to roll out. Updates include segmentation based on users (not visits), cohort analysis, six new segment templates, and a new interface.
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Do the top 20 US retailers care about Google+?

Do the top 20 US retailers care about Google+? | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

Every so often a report pops up suggesting that Google+ is far more popular than we actually think and that it’s on course to dominate the world of social media.


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Twitter leads Fortune 500 social media surge - ...

Twitter leads Fortune 500 social media surge - ... | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Twitter, blogging and Pinterest are seeing big gains in usage from America's wealthiest companies (Twitter leads Fortune 500 social media surge - Schaefer Marketing Solutions http://t.co/A7oEStDkGG...
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Google Plus Will Improve Your SEO | Social Media Today

Google Plus Will Improve Your SEO | Social Media Today | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
There are still those that argue for a wait and see strategy before using Google Plus. They argue that not many people use the platform, it is a complicated platform and other such arguments.

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What You Need to Know About SEO and SEM - Fox Business

What You Need to Know About SEO and SEM - Fox Business | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Small Business Trends What You Need to Know About SEO and SEM Fox Business SEO and SEM may look more like alphabet soup than important strategic tools, but “search engine optimization” and “search engine marketing” can actually be secret weapons in...
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Tech Literacy Has Nothing To Do With Age

Tech Literacy Has Nothing To Do With Age | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

I know plenty of people of all generations, including my parents, who are actively embracing the latest digital platforms and technologies (and having a good time doing so).

 

Things are at a point tech is democratized and doesn’t require any specialized knowledge to use. It’s nearly all common sense.

 

So when I saw Dave Winer’s post this morning sharing how a journalist has sadly “given up” trying to learn new things, I had to share it. I’ve summarized the key bits...

 


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:35 PM

New York Times columnist Joe Nocera has no excuse for giving up on learning new technology. If this is how he thinks, it's just another example of how traditional media is doing things wrong. Time to get a columnist who is tech savvy on board.

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4 Facebook Poll Tools for Your Social Media Strategy - Jeffbullas's Blog

4 Facebook Poll Tools for Your Social Media Strategy - Jeffbullas's Blog | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
If you have an audience on Facebook, you understand the importance of engaging your fans.
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Great little tools must try them out

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The 9 Most Common Mistakes on Twitter - The Wishpond Blog

The 9 Most Common Mistakes on Twitter - The Wishpond Blog | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

Social media marketing is about engaging with your customer, listening to their wants, and being able to really respond to your consumer as authentically as you can. It is not about pushing them your products, bombarding them with too much information, or ignoring them when they want to connect.In an article I recently wrote about How to Use Twitter to Drive Traffic to your Blog. It outlined 12 best practices on how to tweet to generate clicks and engagement. In this post, I will show you 8 worst practices on Twitter, and what common mistakes to avoid at all costs.Get your business trending on Twitter – for all the right reasons.Here are nine fixable methods of how not to tweet....


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Made a couple of thos in the past lol

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 18, 2013 1:22 PM

This is a useful list common mistakes for newbies and a great reminder for experienced users of Twitter.

Elisabetta Tosi's curator insight, July 19, 2013 12:40 PM

Too many people use Twitter like a public chat... vice versa, it is one of the most useful tools you can manage in your social media strategy. As long as to adopt some practices, and to avoid some big mistakes...

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The Relationship Between Designers and SEO's: A closer look.

The Relationship Between Designers and SEO's: A closer look. | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
The relationship between designers & SEOs is often rocky, fraught with issues. So how can we improve things & develop better working relationships?
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We have always felt that the relationship between designer and SEO is important, although not always a smooth ride we have found that it is getting to be a much more productive aspect when we work together.

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10 Ways Google+ Will Improve Your SEO

10 Ways Google+ Will Improve Your SEO | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
There are still people that argue for a wait and see strategy before using Google Plus. They will often point to lower numbers of people using Google Plus. These people fundamentally misunderstand ...
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We are using Google+ more and more in our business and in our clients business, it is another great way of getting your message out there.

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Infographic: Why Social media is Important for Your Brand

Infographic: Why Social media is Important for Your Brand | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
A recent report from Social Media Examiner shows that although social media is valuable, not all networks will benefit your brand equally.
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5 SEO Wins that Take 5 Minutes | 500 Startups

5 SEO Wins that Take 5 Minutes | 500 Startups | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
5 SEO Wins that Take 5 Minutes | 500 Startups: http://t.co/1ybXay9nPx
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For the Reader: Top 10 Best SEO and Social Media Books - Search Engine Journal

For the Reader: Top 10 Best SEO and Social Media Books - Search Engine Journal | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
More and more people are turning to the Internet when it comes time to learn a skill or learn more about a topic; however there is not denying that books ( (RT @highervis: For the Reader: Top 10 Best SEO and Social Media Books
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Managing brand reputation in the age of Twitter

Managing brand reputation in the age of Twitter | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
Honesty and authenticity in social media are powerful means of enhancing brand reputation, even at times of crisis

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Ilham LMISSAOUI's curator insight, July 21, 2013 9:46 PM

#social media crisis strategy 

Monika D'Agostino's curator insight, August 23, 2013 9:17 AM

Honesty and authenticity are the cornerstone of good business. It really shouldn't be different when using Social Media channels.

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10 Ways Marketers & Other Humans Can Search Smarter & Faster in Google

10 Ways Marketers & Other Humans Can Search Smarter & Faster in Google | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it

My 14-year-old son Alex told me the other day that he is the only one in his group of friends who can ever find what he’s looking for in Google.


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The Marketing Secret About Twitter That Most People Don't Know - Jeffbullas's Blog

The Marketing Secret About Twitter That Most People Don't Know - Jeffbullas's Blog | Digital Marketing | Scoop.it
The Marketing Secret About #Twitter That Most People Don’t Know http://t.co/rggXPQmx33 #SocialMedia #Digital
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