Some people prefer working late into the night. Others hit their stride after lunch. If you're not sure what time of day is best for you to write, keep on reading. The infographic below from Neil Patel at Quick Sprout will dive into data on productivity and creativity so you can figure out what timing might work best for you....
Via Jeff Domansky
Serena Zimmerman's insight:
You need to know your audience for sure and when they are the most active . Study the days and times when you see the peek of activity .
In today’s high-tech, high-speed, high-stress world, communication is more important then ever, yet we seem to devote less and less time to really listening to one another. Genuine listening has become a rare gift—the gift of time. It helps build relationships, solve problems, ensure understanding, resolve conflicts, and improve accuracy. At work, effective listening means fewer errors and less wasted time. At home, it helps develop resourceful, self-reliant kids who can solve their own problems. Listening builds friendships and careers. It saves money and marriages.
Google designed and modified the Penguin and Panda algorithms to make searches more effective for consumers, and in the end, the content of articles rose to supreme importance. The changes benefited consumers because rich content rose to the top of searches rather than hollow shells that offered no real information or answers. The algorithms made SEO more complex than keywords and backlinks, forcing marketers to provide rich content if they wanted to land on Google’s first page.
Content marketing arose in response, with the idea that solid information, knowledge, and answers provide the most benefit to searchers. Effective marketers found the way to use rich content to market their product.
There is nothing more powerful than employees’ passion and initiative to make customers happy to spark long-lasting word of mouth about your brand. Your company is truly only as great as the people who embody the mission of your organisation, those who go above and beyond to see the company succeed and to make your customers happy. The brands that understand this fundamental principle empower their employees.
As the world increasingly looks for a workforce built on intellectual property and creativity, it’s important to consider the merits of our educational system. There is growing evidence that entrepreneurship and small business ownership characterize the way to economic prosperity. This raises the question: Can entrepreneurship be taught? As a result, I am asked more and more frequently how I “did it.”
Other entrepreneurs have used their college years to meet the people who would eventually be their business partners. Facebook, Microsoft, reddit, WordPress and Yahoo! were all conceived in college dorm rooms.
Google rolled out its new commenting platform for YouTube earlier this month. Today it revealed that the new system introduced a rise in comment spam — but a number of updates have been rolled out to deal with the issue.
LinkedIn may have just found a way to make its service a little more addictive.
LinkedIn announced on Wednesday that it is expanding on the Who's Viewed Your Profile section with a new feature that shows how your profile ranks compared to others at your company and to everyone you're connected with on the social network. The ranking is based on the number of times your profile has been viewed during the previous 30 days.
Learn how to inject a little charisma into your inbound marketing so leads and customers love you.You know those people everyone wants to be around? The ones that light up the room with their smiles? The ones that make every person they talk to feel like the most important person in the world?
I love those people.And I bet you do too, because they just make you feel ... awesome. That (along with Inc.'s article "10 Habits of Remarkably Charismatic People") inspired me to think about how we as marketers can make sure our marketing embodies some of that charisma that we admire in those around us.
Think about it. Does your marketing make people feel awesome? Does it light up a room? Does it make people want to be around your company more? If not, we've thought of seven tips to help you transform your marketing into something people just can't get enough of!...
For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline advises that content should be engaging, informative and relevant every single time. Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way.
Simply put, content curation is the process of curating relevant and interesting content from various sources on the web and putting them together and publishing them on a personal site or blog. As a result of the popularity of the content curation process, a number of content marketing tools have been introduced. These tools are meant to help in the process of content marketing and SEO and facilitate the process of curation...
Brands need to fish where the fish are, and they are on all three platforms. Tumblr, with its Instagram-meets-blogging positioning, is a channel that is under-represented by many brands. Somewhere between 30 and 300 million Millennial consumers (yes, it’s a big spread) and others value this vast visual destination to consume and curate content. It’s a great place to get to know brand better. Tumblr is certainly not the last-touch in the B2B or B2C sales funnel. However, it is a great destination along the buyer journey.
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.