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20 Inspiring SlideShare Presentations Every Marketer Should See

20 Inspiring SlideShare Presentations Every Marketer Should See | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it

Get inspired to create your own SlideShare presentation by checking out these 20 SlideShare presentations for marketers.


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V.K. Ramsey's curator insight, August 22, 2013 4:01 AM

very cool!

Pam Hege's curator insight, August 22, 2013 8:47 AM

Some good stuff here that can be used in a variety of ways.

Utilising Social Media
How to use it; integrate it with other marketing strategies, social media strategies
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Read What Pros Say About Dropping Facebook Reach Now

Read What Pros Say About Dropping Facebook Reach Now | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook organic reach is down for most marketers. In this article we'll talk about ways to improve your Facebook organic reach and how other marketers are dealing with the decline in their organic reach.

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, December 15, 2013 8:54 PM

See quotes from Ad Age, Search Engine Watch, Marketing Land, BuzzFeed and more on Facebooks recent changes.


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HACKS - Content Marketing Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out

Keeping content fresh, exciting and bringing back visitors is a challenge for all businesses. Startups, government bodies and Fortune 500 companies all struggle

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, November 28, 2013 8:27 PM

Learn how to make your CONTENT stand out by doing such things as embracing blogger relationships, writing guest posts, and collecting emails.  Click for all 9 hacks.


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Free Tools To Boost Your Content Marketing Planning And Distribution

Free Tools To Boost Your Content Marketing Planning And Distribution | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
A selection of completely free tools that will help you to manage your content marketing time as well as successfully research, write and distribute it.

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Stefano Principato's curator insight, December 24, 2013 9:53 AM
These are just some of the many tools available to help you save time in creating a robust content marketing strategy that will help you build your site, and business reputation.
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How to Develop a Content Marketing Strategy: The First 3 Steps

How to Develop a Content Marketing Strategy: The First 3 Steps | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it

How to develop a content marketing strategy.


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dan's curator insight, December 28, 2013 1:13 PM

First 3 Steps!

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Christmas smartphone gadgets reviewed - BBC News

Christmas smartphone gadgets reviewed - BBC News | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
BBC News
Christmas smartphone gadgets reviewed
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Peripheral manufacturers are coming up with increasingly inventive ideas to extend the uses for smartphones - from testing blood alcohol levels through to being combined with a gramophone.

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How many of these apps do you actually use?

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How to innovate? Google exec explains

How to innovate? Google exec explains | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
The best type of innovation is disruptive innovation. Who better to teach it than a star Google exec who ran the Pentagon's R&D arm?

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Disruptive ideas from a very switched on disrupter. Head of Darpa to SVP Motorola skunkworks...

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Top 7 Web Design Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Top 7 Web Design Mistakes Small Businesses Make | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
At a time when internet sales growth is increasing at 10 times the rate of store sales, Small Business Owners focused on brick and mortar stores could be seriously limiting their growth potential.

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Designers need to think of the business angle as well, not just create a masterpiece

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Mark Strozier's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:50 PM

I'm in the process of redesigning my design business' website [again] and I've found this post helpful.


Funny, it seems like I've been redesigning my website since 2005.


I often use the term the cobbler's kids have no shoes, but by now the cobbler's kids are teenagers and they're walking on stumps of what used to be bare feet.


If you're redeveloping your site, let me know, maybe I could help you, you could help me and we'll both save ourselves from losing our minds.

Zhuo Chen's curator insight, October 14, 2013 10:37 PM
Though someone thinks these are common sense, it is necessary to be reminded all the time
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Attracting and Retaining Audiences in Times of Multiplatform [& #Transmedia]

Attracting and Retaining Audiences in Times of Multiplatform [& #Transmedia] | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it

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Incentivise your staff at all levels to push tech sales (they cost less)

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, September 10, 2013 2:26 AM


Danielle Desjardins:  "In this new interconnected and heavily cluttered media context, the first thing broadcasters must do is come up with a formula that will enable their content to rise above all the noise" ...

Hans Heesterbeek's curator insight, September 11, 2013 12:10 AM
Social media: the new remote control
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The Changing Face Of Retail

The Changing Face Of Retail | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it

Every day there is a new article about how customers are embracing all-channel retailing, and how those changes will cause disruption in the retail market.


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This needs to be read by all levels of retail

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How retailers can tackle showrooming

How retailers can tackle showrooming | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Mobile technology to the rescue

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Showrooming explained and what can be done to enhance the customer experience with this new behaviour

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Dante Burzigotti's curator insight, August 30, 2013 7:20 AM

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The Key Components of a Mobile App Strategy

The Key Components of a Mobile App Strategy | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
There is no question that mobile apps are the future of commerce. Not when some 25% of online retail is bound for smartphones and tablets by 2017.

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As it says...

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11 Great Pinterest Tools to help you Promote your Business

11 Great Pinterest Tools to help you Promote your Business | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Pinterest is a great tool for collecting and 
organizing things people love Online.
It was also the fastest growing social network
in 2012 with a growth of 1047%.

Pinterest allows users to sav

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Pinterest in still a great visual SM tool. Use it!

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3 Infographics To Know How Social Media Influence The Retail Industry

3 Infographics To Know How Social Media Influence The Retail Industry | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Shoppers are connecting on social media for many reasons. Whether they are seeking to engage with a brand they are loyal to or finding out which brands their peers prefer, social media has become a major influence for many buyers.

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Excellent insights. It's a pity that there is such a large disparity of online marketing statistics. Some are wildly off base. I have yet to see more than a couple of research companies land in the same ballpark. This disparity in outcomes will only add to the confusion about what's really happening on the retail Internet.

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Ron Sela's curator insight, August 27, 2013 8:13 AM

3 Infographics To Know How Social Media Influence The Retail Industry

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FACEBOOK COVER PHOTOS - 25 Creative Ideas

FACEBOOK COVER PHOTOS - 25 Creative Ideas | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Discover different ways to use your Facebook cover image to generate leads, promote products and reward your fans.

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, December 24, 2013 9:04 AM

Use FACEBOOK COVER PHOTOS to show seasons, trends, apps, new products, hash tags, incentives, milestones,  Or to generate leads, make our mouth water, inspire action and much more.


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Kimberly Castleberry's curator insight, January 8, 12:51 AM

Here's some great examples of Facebook cover graphics to get your creativity flowing! Changing out your cover can be a fun way to get your fans talking about and with your brand... do something fun and creative and change them semi often for best effect. 

Michael Currey's curator insight, January 13, 2:49 PM

Great ideas for when you need some inspiration.

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Social Media Manager Tools For 2014

Social Media Manager Tools For 2014 | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media manager tools are always evolving, so what worked last year might not work as well today. Visit our blog and learn about the best options for 2014.

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Top 12 Content Marketing Resources of 2013

Top 12 Content Marketing Resources of 2013 | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Want your content marketing strategy to succeed? Here are 12 top content marketing resources to guide you to create a winning plan.

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The Absolutely Ideal Customer Experience is NO Customer Experience

The Absolutely Ideal Customer Experience is NO Customer Experience | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Companies all over the world are scrambling to try to improve their “customer experience.” Executives appoint Customer Experience Managers, they share their findings at customer experience (#Sales & #Marketing | The Ideal Customer Experience is...

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Complete b*****ks. An item can be bought from many stores. The one with the best purchase experience is where she'll buy.

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5 Points to Remember About Mobile SEO

5 Points to Remember About Mobile SEO | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
As anyone doing business on the Web today knows, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is critical. It’s the only way to make your online business presence stand out from the hundreds or even thousands of competitors in your niche.

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SEO is not the only thing to think about. There's customer emotion, experience, engagement etc.

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Lori Wilk's curator insight, December 16, 2013 10:21 PM

I agree with the article's conclusion about the failure of businesses to create a mobile SEO strategy and to optimize their websites for mobile will put those businesses in more of a  business disadvantage over time.

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IBM reveals five innovations that will change our lives within five years

IBM reveals five innovations that will change our lives within five years | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Today IBM is unveiling its annual 5 in 5 -- five predictions about technology innovations that will change our lives within the next five years.

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IBM normally helps their vision of the future to happen...

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Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online.

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That touchy-feely paradigm is still there, even with the young generation

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XPLAIN's curator insight, September 9, 2013 3:02 PM

When it comes to the shopping habits of Generation Y, research shows that millennials are multi-channel consumers but still visit stores at least once a month!

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CONTESTS - New Facebook Contest and Promotion Rules, What Marketers Need to Know

CONTESTS - New Facebook Contest and Promotion Rules, What Marketers Need to Know | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
New Facebook contest rules: here's what marketers need to know to create and administer promotions on Facebook after the latest changes.

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FB changing the rules again

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, September 9, 2013 10:01 AM

Comprehensive post about Facebook Contests:

- What's New
- What You Can and Can’t Do
- How the New Rules Can Work for YOu
- How to Choose What Type of Contest to Run
- How to Run a Timeline Contest, with and without an app
- New Options on Timeline Contests
- Timeline Contest Best Practices


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Why brands need transactional messages this year - Email Marketing - BizReport

Hey, Brands, are you ready for the 2013 holiday shopping season? One expert suggests that if systems aren't in place for transactional messaging, brands will not succeed. Here's why:

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How to aquire business quickly this Christmas season

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Cost-effective, VSAT-based 3G trialled in Kenya

Cost-effective, VSAT-based 3G trialled in Kenya | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
Intelsat and SoftBank Mobile have concluded a successful field trial of managed, rural 3G mobile in Kenya.

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This is great! Africa getting connected!

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Fourteen million internet users in South Africa

Fourteen million internet users in South Africa | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
South Africa’s Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) has figured out a new, more accurate, way of measuring the country’s online community. The DMMA, working with Echo’s Peter Langschmidt,...

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We're getting there !!! :)

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25 Facebook Statistics

25 Facebook Statistics | Utilising Social Media | Scoop.it
INFOGRAPHIC: 25 Facebook Statistics

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FB still ruling the roost...

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Athena Catedral's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:28 PM

Facebook users engage the platform 8.3 hours a month - 76% of them do so on a daily basis. That's a loyal following if ever there was one

Luca Ercolani's curator insight, August 30, 2013 4:09 AM
25 Facebook Statistics (Infographic)
Andrew Nathan's curator insight, December 2, 2013 6:27 PM

1.15 Billion divided by 7 Billion= ~1 out of 7.