Livefyre Studio Puts The Company’s Focus On User Generated Content And Social Media Curation

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In a quick demo, founder and CEO Jordan Kretchmer showed me how a customer could search for different types of content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and across the web; hand-select the content or set up rules for automated gathering and filtering; then publish it to a customized media wall on their own site, their mobile […]

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Advertisers Shake Off Facebook’s Latest Reach Cuts

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Late last Friday Facebook announced that next year it will begin cutting the reach of brands’ unpaid posts deemed too promotional. It was the latest in a string of moves by the social network to reduce the advertorial cutter in its users’ news feeds. But instead of screaming bloody murder like it did two years […]

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The Social Strategist: Best Tools to Find Fans for Your Google + Brand Page

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Building a following for a brand page on Google + is not easy – and building a following that is targeted, interested and engaged in your brand, product or service may seem next to impossible; however, there are tools that can help you identify and follow potential fans in your niche. I manage several brand […]

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The Power of Visual Content in Social Media Marketing

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The last two years or so have been all about visual marketing. In fact, social media expert Donna Moritz calls it a shift from social to visual social. Our own Bob Geller talked about winning and keeping attention leveraging visual content, and Joel Don talked about an evocative visual approach to social media marketing which […]

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17 of The Best Tools to Get Your Content Its Largest Audience

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What a content distribution strategy looks like in practice The next step is to synthesize all these tools and ideas into a single strategy. For many of us, the two free channels for content distribution—owned and earned—make for a huge number of possibilities on their own for getting our content seen and heard. Clement Vouillon […]

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Forrester Releases Its “15 Emerging Technologies To Watch Before 2020” Report – CloudTweaks.com

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The cloud, big data, the internet of things, and wearable technology have all featured heavily in Forrester’s latest list of fifteen technologies to watch before 2020. It is becoming a reality for businesses that they need to adapt and change to an increasingly technologically-minded customer base. Traditional marketing campaigns are decreasing in effectiveness as customers […]

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10 Must Reads for Improving Your Online Marketing

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Having a good website and clear online marketing strategy is very important in today’s business world. But there’s a lot that goes into building an online strategy. So we rounded up some of the best tips and related posts from members of our small business community. Read on for the full list in this week’s […]

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Viral’s Secret Formula

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Participants in a flashmob dance an improvised version of the Harlem Shake in front of the Berlin cathedral February 20, 2013 Want to know why things go viral? Why some products get more word of mouth? Let me tell you a secret. It’s not luck. Viral has become marketing’s Holy Grail. From the Harlem Shake […]

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Deciding When It’s Time for a Virtual Assistant

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It’s been one of those weeks. Your once clean and shiny desk is now piled high with towering stacks of miscellany. You can’t even remember the last time you actually saw its surface. Your calendar has been missing for weeks, so it isn’t surprising you missed a deadline and a meeting so far this week […]

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Discovery and Caption Editing Now Available on Instagram

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Today, we’re pleased to announce a bundle of updates and improvements designed to help you discover more on Instagram. In this update, we’re continuing to improve the Explore page on Instagram by making it faster to find people you want to follow. With this in mind, you’ll see that the Explore icon at the bottom […]

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11 Things To Invest in Right Now to Grow Your Business Online

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There is a seismic shift in how you as a business should be creating, thinking and evolving in the 21st century. It revolves around the virtual world that cannot be touched but it is as real as any physical object. It is such a big shift that many business owners are ignoring it because they […]

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What’s the Big Deal With Storytelling?

If you’re wondering why storytelling has become one of the biggest buzzwords in the content marketing world, check out our latest FTQ (Frequently Tweeted Question): What’s the Big Deal With Storytelling? from Resonance Content Marketing Got a question for an upcoming FTQ? Hit me up on Twitter at @resonancecont! Related articles FTQ: Are E-Newsletters Even […]

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21 Places to Find Awesome Social Media Content Your Followers Will Love

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Are you struggling for time to maintain a blog but still want to provide some helpful content to keep your social media followers interested? You need to setup a schedule to share other peoples con… Source: blog.red-website-design.co.uk See on Scoop.it – Online and SoMe Marketing Related articles 5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies […]

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The Desert Island: why the future of the Web is curated for Steve Rosenbaum’s in Curate This!

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Why the future could be a curated Web where relevance is the #1 currency and where you should “curate or die” according to Steve Rosenbaum in Curate this! Source: blog.scoop.it Curate or die.   Steve Rosenbaum has a way of presenting things in a manner that is all together inspiring, clear-cut and practical. I just read […]

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Flowers… for a Man?

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“What should we get him?” “How about a bouquet?” “But, he’s a man.” “Your point?” Hopefully, this is a conversation I will be able to have in the not-so-distant future. Hopefully, this is a conversation I will be able to win. I am not the one to bludgeon people on the head with what is […]

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Former NSA lawyer: the cyberwar is between Tech firms & the US government

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Stewart Baker said that Apple and Google could be restricting their business in markets like China and Russia by encrypting user data Continue reading… Source: www.theguardian.com Meaningful insight into the future struggle for control for technology between governments and the technological companies themselves. See on Scoop.it – Futurism, Ideas, Leadership in Business

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