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  • Brand Stortytelling: Reaching Your Audience on a Personal Level
    When the phone rang on October 18, 1998, two guys were in their basement wondering how to tell the homeowner that his Eisenhower-era furnace was beyond repair. As he contemplated their predicament and watched moreThe post Brand Stortytell…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 8:26pm -
  • 6 Ways To Use Instagram To Boost your Brand Presence
    Instagram, launched in 2010 as a fancy app for youngsters to flaunt their photos, now has over 500 million users and has attracted the attention of more than 200,000 businesses across the world. In fact, moreThe post 6 Ways To Use Instagram T…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • An Inside Look at how Millennial Shopping Habits are Changing Retail [Infographic]
    Millennials are changing up the retail game, and here’s a big hint: it has a lot to do with smartphones and social media. More than half of Millennials use their phone to get assistance moreThe post An Inside Look at how Millennial Sh…
    - 15 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 2:41pm -
  • How to Make Your Content Marketing Better [Infographic]
    Content marketing is a great way to get your target audience’s eyeballs on your subject matter. The challenge is to make your content compelling enough to cut through. Our friend, Brian Carter, CEO of moreThe post How to Make Your Conte…
    - 19 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 9:28pm -
  • How to Protect Your Brand When Working With Social Media Influencers
    Successful influencer marketing strategies have helped brands achieve amazing revenue growth. With hockey-stick growth as a potential outcome, brands cannot ignore the allure of tapping into the influencer marketing arena. Riot Games’ influencer st…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 3:02pm -
  • Twitter for Events: 17 More Best Practices and Recommendations
    In a previous article on Social Media Explorer, we listed several tips on how to use Twitter to promote your event. Since that article generated a lot of interest, we’ve followed up with even moreThe post Twitter for Events: 17 More Be…
    - 26 days ago, 23 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • The 5 Most Important Benefits Of Influencer Marketing
    Influencer marketing has been an important part of successful brands for many years. From the very start of marketing, companies have turned towards influencers in their industry to expose their businesses to new audiences, moreThe post…
    - 31 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 5:19pm -
  • The Recent Shift in the Marketing and Sales Landscape
    Marketing and sales are closely related, but not exactly the same. It’s vital to your business that you know the difference. Just ask marketing expert Bryan Kramer. He is a two-time bestselling author of moreThe post The Recent Shift in…
    - 37 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 5:21pm -
  • The 5 Best Social Media Listening Tools for 2018
    Too many brands treat social media like their own personal soapbox. They invest all their energy preaching to their customers, but don’t spend enough time listening. Fewer than one out of four businesses actively moreThe post The 5 B…
    - 38 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 2:30pm -
  • 3 Tools That Will Boost Your Social Media ROI
    Social media has long produced amazing marketing results for companies across just about every industry and from all over the world. Nonetheless, many who try duplicating these results quickly become frustrated. Is social media moreTh…
    - 40 days ago, 9 Oct 17, 2:30pm -

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  • newHow to become a great public speaker for less than $20
    Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.There’s a reason that people find public speaking scarier than death and natural disasters — between all the sweating, the shaking, the trippin…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • newInvisible earplugs are the perfect stocking stuffer for music lovers
    Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.That audiophile in your life can be so difficult to shop for, especially if you're one of those low-maintenance listeners who's never really under…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • new9 things you definitely shouldn't do if you want to win 'Fortnite' Battle Royale
    Fortnite, or more specifically its Battle Royale mode, is pretty great. It's sort of like The Hunger Games, only with fewer mutant wolves.SEE ALSO: 'PUBG' developer doesn't like that Epic Games is making a battle royale gameBasically 100 of you get…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • newSelfie tourism is killing these incredibly cute creatures
    Warning: this article contains images of animal abuse which some may find distressing.A small furry creature huddles close to a tree branch on the edge of the forest. Its large, globular eyes are shut (it’s daytime, and so now it sleeps); its stro…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 9:30am -
  • newFireballs shoot across sky as Leonid meteor shower peaks
    The Leonids meteor shower has been active for the past two weeks and this weekend the cosmic debris show is hitting its peak. Leonids, named for the constellation Leo where the shower appears to originate from, started earlier this month and should…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 3:29am -
  • newYup, 'Jane the Virgin' just killed [spoiler]! Who did it?
    Spoilers for Friday's episode of Jane the VirginTo be fair, Narrator did warn us.A few episodes ago, Narrator told us that this season one of six characters (Rafael, Petra, Luisa, Alba, Anezka, or Magda) would die. It's the oldest trick in the boo…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 3:03am -
  • newRyan Seacrest responds to sexual harassment allegations as E! opens investigation
    Ryan Seacrest is denying allegations of sexual harassment from a stylist who worked with the host during his time at E! News.Mashable has confirmed that E! has opened an investigation into Seacrest, following claims from an unnamed former E! News wa…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 2:27am -
  • newSerena Williams shares intimate moment from her wedding day
    Tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian tied the knot at a private wedding ceremony at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans on Thursday.The intimate and star-studded event was apparently Beauty and the Beast themed, w…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 2:26am -
  • newLena Dunham defends 'Girls' writer accused of rape
    "Girls" creator Lena Dunham and her co-producer and writer Jenni Konner have defended a writer from the HBO show who was accused of raping a 17-year-old actress. He was 35 at the time of the alleged assault. The allegations against writer Murray Mi…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 2:18am -
  • newThese $99 true wireless earbuds are cheaper and sound better than AirPods
    There are three reasons why Apple's AirPods are considered the best true wireless earbuds you can buy: They're small, pair really easily to iOS devices, and only cost $159.Everyone from Samsung to Jaybird to Bose have their own alternatives, but the…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 2:06am -


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  • newCrunch Report | Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature and Tesla unveils a semi truck
     Today’s Stories Apple pushes back on the release of the Homepod Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature Tesla unveils a new semi truck Walmart will pilot the new Tesla Semis Credits Written by: Sarah Buhr Hosted by: Sarah Buhr Filmed by: Chris…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 4:00am -
  • newCode2040 raises $5.6 million from The Knight Foundation and others
     Code2040, founded by Laura Weidman Powers and Tristan Walker, recently raised $5.6 million to advance its diversity and inclusion efforts in technology. The latest funding comes from The Knight Foundation, The Sara and Ev Williams Foundation and ot…
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 11:53pm -
  • new15 awesome gifts for your awesome Mom and Dad
     Welcome to the 2017 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We check out a lot of really cool stuff here at TechCrunch, so we figured we ought to put that experience to good use and help you get your holiday shopping done quickly. It’s time to sit down, b…
    - 16 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 9:37pm -
  • newGermany bans smartwatches for kids over spying concerns
     Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) issued a blanket ban on smartwatches aimed at children this week — and asked parents who’d already purchased such a device to destroy them, for good measure. The aggressive move is a respon…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 9:19pm -
  • newIdentity solutions business SailPoint up 8% following IPO
     SailPoint, the enterprise identity solutions business, went up 9 percent in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday. The company raised $240 million; after pricing its shares at $12, it saw them rise to $13.11 on its first day of trading.…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 9:18pm -
  • newStitch Fix up just 1% on first day of trading, after reducing size of IPO
     Stitch Fix went up just 1 percent on its first day of trading. After pricing at $15, the company closed at $15.15. It’s also below the opening trade of $16.90. The company didn’t raise as much money as it had been hoping for. It raised $120…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 9:03pm -
  • newShasta Ventures promotes three to partner
     Shasta Ventures is promoting three of its principals to partner. Nikhil Basu Trivedi, Jacob Mullins and Nitin Chopra have all made it to this coveted venture capital milestone. Shasta has about $1.3 billion under management across its five funds. N…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:44pm -
  • newBlack Friday’s best tech bets
     Thanksgiving is all about family, friends and gratefulness. The following day, on the other hand, is dedicated to rampant consumerism and generally attempting to not get trampled by a stampede of fellow deal seekers. In honor of making your Thanksg…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:09pm -
  • newYouTube terminates exploitive ‘kids’ channel ToyFreaks, says it’s tightening its child endangerment policies
     Following consumer outrage over YouTube’s handling of disturbing videos aimed at children on its network, the company has now banned one of the more controversial kid channels it hosted, Toy Freaks. The channel, the 68th largest on YouTube with o…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:02pm -
  • newArtland is a social art market that connects galleries and buyers
     Danish startup Artland is building a social marketplace for the art world and its key players: Galleries and professional collectors, while also hoping an app-based approach helps onboard a new generation of art buyers. Read More
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 5:26pm -

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Jacob Morgan Social Business Advisor

  • Why You Should be Paying Attention to “Wearables”
    Wearable devices are making their way into our professional and personal lives. Fitness trackers (Fitbit, Jawbone, Nike), eyewear (Google Glass, Microsoft Hololens, MetaPro), smart watches (Pebble, Fitbit Surge, Apple Smartwatch) , clothing with…
    - 30 Jan 15, 8:08am -
  • Turning the Ship Around–Breaking Traditions to Redefine Leadership at Work
    Leadership should be recognized as a model to “Give Control” over “Take Control”. This week, I speak to David Marquet, author of "Turn the Ship Around" to understand his views on leadership and how it affects organizations and employees at la…
    - 29 Jan 15, 4:56pm -
  • Evolution of the Organization Pt. 1
    This concept a~d visual was taken from my new book, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. A few weeks ago I introduced the concept of The 14 Principles of the Future Organization which…
    - 26 Jan 15, 8:08am -
  • What Does Your Corporate Culture Look Like?
    In this video I talk about corporate culture while visiting Mulesoft in San Francisco. They were recently ranked as one of the “Best Places to Work” by GlassDoor so I went to check them out. Corporate culture means a lot of things and is impacted…
    - 23 Jan 15, 9:44am -
  • From the Quantified Self to the Quantified Workplace
    The area of goal setting can make a big difference when attempting to create an engaged organization. This week, I speak to Kris Duggan, the CEO of BetterWorks to explore the "quantified workplace" and how goal setting can be used to get the most out…
    - 22 Jan 15, 8:08am -
  • Why Managers MUST be Leaders
    Anyone within an organization has the potential to become a leader, but managers MUST be leaders. In schools and in our organizations we have been taught and conditioned to believe that managers and leaders are two separate people which is quite a…
    - 21 Jan 15, 8:08am -
  • Are Hierarchies Evil?

    - 16 Jan 15, 8:08am -
  • Playing to Win–How F5 Networks became one of the Best Places to Work in America
    F5 Networks was recently ranked #4 on GlassDoor’s top 50 companies in America to work for. This week, I speak to Richard James, Director of Staffing, F5 Networks Inc. as he gives an insider look into what makes F5, one of the best places to work in…
    - 15 Jan 15, 8:20am -
  • 14 Principles of the Future Organization
    Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today…
    - 14 Jan 15, 8:08am -
  • Is Email Going to Die?
    In this episode of the Future in Five, I talk about the future of Email and whether it’s going to go away forever. The complete elimination of email is highly unlikely, at least for the foreseeable future, however some companies are embarking on a…
    - 12 Jan 15, 8:08am -

Social Media Dudes

  • How to Drive More Facebook Traffic to Your Website

    - 1 Jul 13, 5:19pm -
  • Spring Cleaning
    The Social Media Dudes are doing some spring cleaning. Our website is going to be down for a few days.  We are in the process of making some major changes – for the better.  So don’t freak out if you happen to land on a “coming soon” page h…
    - 21 Apr 13, 9:43pm -
  • QR Codes: Put A Spring Into Mobile
    QR Codes.  Some people love them.  Some people hate them.  Some people swear by them.  Some people laugh at them. Having said that – most people have no idea what a QR Code is.  We LOVE QR Codes.  We see endless possibilities for the average…
    - 11 Mar 13, 9:25pm -
  • How To Build Instant Trust On Your Website
    We all understand trust is not built instantly. Right? So what do we mean when we talk about building instant trust on a website? Well, here goes 2,500+ words, 13 images, lots of stats and even an infographic to explain why it is important to have cl…
    - 10 Mar 13, 2:48pm -
  • Quick LinkedIn Checkup
    By Charles Mburugu LinkedIn is the world’s leading professional social network. With a membership of almost 80 million, it has become a popular marketing tool for many businesses and individuals. Here are some tips which will help you make the most…
    - 4 Mar 13, 12:05am -
  • Social Media Spring Cleaning – 5 Tips
    Social Media Spring Cleaning – 5 Tips So it’s not quite spring but we’re getting there.  When we think of spring we think of spring cleaning.  Here are 5 tips that will help you with your 2013 social media spring cleaning: 1)  Don’t forget…
    - 2 Mar 13, 2:31pm -
  • Why You Need To Take YouTube Seriously In 2013
    If you do a fair amount of reading around social media and online marketing blogs, you’ve probably noticed a lot of people are calling 2013 “the year of the video.” But let me ask you something first, how do you perceive YouTube? Do you see it…
    - 28 Feb 13, 2:15am -
  • 5 Tips for Avoiding Social Media Burnout
    I often hear from people that they have social media burnout. And it’s actually quite common. In fact, it’s something I struggle with myself – not only because social media is my job – but because I also enjoy using it to keep up with friends…
    - 26 Feb 13, 7:33pm -
  • How to Generate Leads With SlideShare
    Are you using SlideShare? Would you like more leads? In this article I’ll reveal how to use SlideShare to generate quality leads. SlideShare for Leads? SlideShare is the world’s largest content-sharing community for professionals. Data collected…
    - 11 Jan 13, 1:34pm -
  • 5 Things I learned from the BCS Championship Game to help my Business in 2013
    5 Things I learned from the BCS Championship Game to help my Business in 2013 Everybody watched the rout.  The SEC is just too tough for the rest of the country.  My takeaway from the game are 5 things that will help my business this year: 1)  Exp…
    - 9 Jan 13, 8:02pm -

Scott Monty Social Media Marketing Blog

  • The Best Drape and Blind Software for Retailer and Manufactures
    Businessmen dealing with drape and blinds for home furnishing will be beneficial to the software. Even the individuals with drape and blind software can get the proper estimate of the cost. The manufacturers are too much fed-up with the manual system…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 9:08am -
  • 6 Noteworthy Reasons to Outsource Web Development
    Are you in a dilemma whether to outsource web development or get your in-house team (if you have one) to work on your website? Given the amount of appreciation and criticism you hear of this web development model your concerns aren’t unfounded. But…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 6:48pm -
  • Solid Evidences Learning PHP IDE Is Good For Your Career Advancement with Codelobster
    IDE’s have been quite famous from past, it’s no longer coding and then running via CMD and such case, but now we have all in one software, which is known as IDE. We get IDE for every different language and it happens to be quite good, as we do no…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 4:49pm -
  • How to Create a Quizzes that Generate Leads
    What are the Quizzes? The Quiz is the kind of game of questions and answers, in which get play a game of question answers on few specific topics that have selected to play the Quiz. It can be the best way to roll and check out the ability and status…
    - 17 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 7:42pm -
  • A Fair Perspective on Dissertation Writing Help
    A dissertation is the substantial research study task usually needed as a member of the job for a postgraduate level. Writing a dissertation is a complicated job and may prove difficult to accomplish, that's the reason it requires someone with the ad…
    - 19 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 8:01pm -
  • Digital Marketing Strategy Should Keep Pace with Changed Trends
    Online search marketing is incessantly changing and this may appear agitating on occasions. Systems that were working one time, may not be successful in the present. Do you know why numerous organizations are not able to outrun their contenders? It's…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 11:22pm -
  • Things You Shouldn't Ignore While Choosing Ecommerce Web Designing Company
    Are you looking to hire an e-commerce web designing company? The task you have on your hand isn’t the easiest one. Google about such service providers and you will come across thousands. How do you shortlist a few companies for further negotiations…
    - 32 days ago, 17 Oct 17, 5:34pm -
  • The #SocialMedia Reputation
    A lot of us wonder, how difficult can it be! After all, it's just about maintaining couple of social media accounts, through a social media aggregation tool and we're done!Sounds easy? Photos, creative stacks, and inspirational messages. Not really.…
    - 36 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 10:21am -
  • Facebook Marketing a Great Online Promotion Tool
    Advertising business through Facebook has risen as a popular model of internet marketing and advertisement. Apart from various online business entrepreneurs, Facebook is also implemented by many conventional organizations to market their products, se…
    - 38 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 5:07pm -
  • Why Your Offline Business Requires Online Marketing
    You have a business of your own, which brings a regular income, and everything seems to be fine but… You heard of promotion online. Perhaps specialists offering their services applied to you. The price was high enough and many promises were given.…
    - 39 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 10:07am -

Ignite Social Media

  • newDon’t Hate Twitter’s New Rules
    Ahh, Twitter. The social network that some love, some hate, and some love to hate. Twitter has long been in the news for the trolling, harassment, and overall abusive behavior that has plagued them for years. Over the last year or so, the hostile soc…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:04pm -
  • Meme, Myself, and I: A Brand’s Guide to Using Memes
    Comedy clubs and Saturday Night Live are great and all, but have you noticed how funny the internet is lately? Just take a scroll through Facebook and Twitter, and you’re guaranteed to find a post that immediately makes you LOL and then tag your be…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Three NHL Teams to Follow on Social Media
    Greetings, hockey fans! While the NHL doesn’t have the massive audience of the NFL, hockey fans are a dedicated bunch and love following their favorite team(s) on social media. As an NHL season ticket holder for the last 12+ years, I can attest fir…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 6:49pm -
  • Spreading Holiday Cheer With Thoughtfully Planned Content
    The holidays are quickly approaching, which means that before you know it, your timeline will be sprinkled with the spirit of the season! As social media marketing professionals, it is our job to create content that performs well and stands out among…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Is Facebook Engaging for Your Brand?
    A quick Google search can reveal various options for how to improve your social media posts.  There are tons of opinions, articles and expert advice on which brands do it best and which don’t. Despite all this information, brands continue to strug…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 3:50pm -
  • Is It Too Soon to Plan Your 2018 Social Media Strategy?
    Let’s face it, we’re going to blink and it’s going to be 2018. In the social space, where things are (or appear to be) happening in the moment it’s still possible to plan and gauge where the trends are heading which simply means, it’s never…
    - 11 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Social Media Round Up – Halloweeners
    Halloween is the holiday I look forward to most every year. Between the silly costumes to the scary movies and everything in between, it’s fueled by nostalgia and debates on whether Hocus Pocus is a great movie or not. (It is, don’t lie to yourse…
    - 16 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • Planning Your Black Friday Social Media Strategy
    Now that we have entered November, brands are in holiday mode for the remainder of 2017. The countdown to Black Friday is on—only 3 short weeks away. If you in the process of planning or finalizing your strategy for Black Friday, the following tips…
    - 16 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Keeping a Pulse on Stranger Things: A Look at Trends in Social Conversation
    This post contains spoilers for Season 2 of Netflix’s “Stranger Things.” We warned you. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that Season 2 of the acclaimed Netflix show, “Stranger Things,” premiered Friday, October 27…
    - 17 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 6:20pm -
  • Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2018
    As 2017 is quickly coming to a close, it is time to start planning for 2018. In your plans, you should begin considering which social media conferences you want to attend next year. There are a lot of different conferences to choose from and it...Th…
    - 19 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 2:00pm -


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Michel Cadot, le préfet de la région était à Martigues dans l'après midi pour signer deux accords d'appuis aux mutations économiques et à la mobilité professionnelle. La signature , organisée à la Villa Khariessa permet la création d'une d…
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Alexander Ovdienko – Evans Shuffle – Muddy Waters Cover – Harmonica Blues
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Social Customer Manifesto

  • test
    What do you think about cloud computing?
    - 9 May 13, 10:14pm -
  • This Week's Social Business Jam
    A number of luminaries participated on this week's W3C Social Business Jam, including Doc Searls (pictured), Alex "Sandy" Pentland and the inventor of the web itself, Sir Tim Berners-Lee. A jam is "an online conversation among leaders in business, go…
    - 12 Nov 11, 2:48am -
  • Google+ Launches Brand Pages
    The big news today is that Google+ has finally announced their long-awaited brand pages with a blog post here. The top line, from Google: For businesses and brands, Google+ pages help you connect with the customers and fans who love...
    - 7 Nov 11, 7:58pm -
  • Steve Jobs Tribute in Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine
    Normally, Businessweek comes on Friday. For some reason this week, the magazine showed up today instead. I didn't think much of it when I walked out to the driveway, actually. There it was, folded up in its weatherproof bag, just...
    - 9 Oct 11, 4:53am -
  • Reflections on the Social Customer
    Almost seven years ago, in October 2004, I wrote The Social Customer Manifesto. It was short and sweet and it read like this: THE SOCIAL CUSTOMER MANIFESTO I want to have a say. I don't want to do business with...
    - 12 Sep 11, 10:31pm -
  • Google+ for Customer and Brands: Scenario Planning Summary [video]
    On August 18, 2011, a group including Tom Guarriello, Matthew Mahoney, Tim Bursch, Sean Bohan, Jeris JC Miller, Nancy White and Christopher Carfi held a Google+ Hangout to discuss different scenarios that were enabled by Google+'s announcement that i…
    - 24 Aug 11, 4:03pm -
  • Google+ Scenario Planning for Customers and Brands
    What: Google+ Scenario Planning for Customers and Brands When: Thursday, August 18th, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT Where: Via Google+ Hangout ( Who: Anyone interested in actively participating How: Just show up at the URL noted abov…
    - 17 Aug 11, 4:54pm -
  • My Google+ vs. Twitter Click-Through Experiment
    I was fortunate enough to luck into a few Spotify invitations earlier today, so I decided to try a little experiment in checking out click-through rates on Google+ vs. Twitter. I put similar offers up on Twitter and Google+ at...
    - 29 Jul 11, 2:25am -
  • Three Spotify Invites Available
    I received three Spotify invites. If you'd like one, leave a comment with your email addy. First three get them. Disclosure: I'm not being compensated or anything like that Disclosure 2: I really do love the service; it's replaced the...
    - 28 Jul 11, 2:35pm -
  • Flexible 'Paperphone' Created - (cool, and perhaps overly complex) [video]
    I love this...and I think we're going to get to "gesture fatigue" pretty quickly here. We all had to learn a whole bunch of new things when smartphones (and the iPhone in particular) came out ... "pinch-to-zoom" and the like....
    - 25 Jul 11, 3:09am -

PR Squared

  • Brands and PR pros should sit out this election cycle
    We live in complicated times.There is no question that the rhetoric and rise of Donald Trump has left the nation – indeed, the world – breathless with angst. Our worst expectations for a coarsened body politic have come to pass. It’s gotten u…
    - 8 Apr 16, 2:26pm -
  • Did early bloggers make a difference?
    As is his wont, Tom Foremski has once again inspired me to take (digital) pen to (virtual) paper; this time in response to his recent, somewhat wistful article: “Blogging failed to challenge mainstream media.” I have seen various responses to Tom…
    - 30 Dec 13, 11:35am -
  • What I see in Publicis Omnicom
    A few people have asked my opinion on the big Publicis Ominicom merger news from this past weekend. There has been plenty of reaction, and a lot of smart thinking about the deal has been published in outlets ranging from Richard Edelman’s blog to P…
    - 31 Jul 13, 11:28am -
  • Underpromise, Overdeliver
    It is often the “little things” that can make or break you.One of the tenets we try to teach at SHIFT is “Underpromise, Overdeliver.”  There is nothing more frustrating to a client than expecting the moon, because they’ve been told to exp…
    - 9 Jul 13, 5:35pm -
  • The collaborative economy + PR
    Friend and colleague Jeremiah Owyang has been talking about his newest framework, the collaborative economy, where consumers provide services directly to other consumers, sidestepping normal supply chains and business processes. He asked SHIFT for ou…
    - 19 Jun 13, 2:51pm -
  • How PR will help your customers to buy
    What do a kid’s sandbox, critical state theory, automobile purchases, and marketing automation have in common? They’re all part of tomorrow’s webinar at SHIFT Communications on Critical Influence in Social Media. Learn from SHIFT a new way of t…
    - 5 Jun 13, 11:02am -
  • 7 secrets to a successful, enduring business
    What makes an agency successful begins not with fancy corporate jargon or a client roster of well known brands, but with the people at it. Choosing who those people are and who they collectively can be is a daunting challenge overall, but impossible…
    - 20 May 13, 12:29pm -
  • Nibbling at the Apple
    It’s becoming fashionable to take a bite out of Apple. There was Jean-Louis Gassée’s scathing article in the Guardian. There was Jon Gruber (of Daring Fireball) damning Apple with faint praise: blaming the media for cherrypicking the news to wea…
    - 7 May 13, 11:22am -
  • Did you know 70% of Facebook users are mobile?
    …at least some of the time. That’s the latest in our findings after reading through Facebook’s Q12013 SEC Filing. See what other surprises are on tap for marketers in our summary on the SHIFT Communications blog post.
    - 3 May 13, 12:56pm -
  • SHIFT Turns 10: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward
    When we sat around a conference table and battled through the process of defining our values a few years ago, SHIFT changed as an organization – we now had criteria that helped us define what it meant to be a SHIFTer and helped guide us through dec…
    - 30 Apr 13, 12:55pm -

Social Gears

  • Follr Releases Updated API
    Leading fan engagement software platform leverages updated API to build on existing features further extending integration into external software platforms and technology Wappingers Falls, NY (January 4th, 2017) Follr, Inc., a SaaS (Service as a soft…
    - 4 Jan 17, 4:00pm -
  • Follr Releases New Community Features!
    Several new community features are up and running on With this latest release, communities can be created – and grow! – more easily. New capabilities include, among others, a more streamlined “joining” experience, more opportunitie…
    - 14 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
  • Fool-Proof Guidelines for Online Community Building
    Building an online community – whether it’s for your business, special interest, religious group, or even your child’s little league team – can seem like a constant uphill battle. If you’re struggling with your online community, or if you j…
    - 13 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
  • Follr Featured on Huffington Post
    We are happy to share the following article from the Huffington Post “The Tech That’s Revolutionizing Football Fandom” written by Tina Mulqueen. The article quotes Follr founder Mark Wayman: “There has always been a huge disconnect between ho…
    - 12 Dec 16, 3:00pm -
  • Now You Can See Which Social Network is The Most Effective
    If you are a Follr Pro user you get detailed statistics that show you many things! To access your statistics simply log into your account and click your profile image in the top right corner: Click the ‘Statistics’ link which will show you the av…
    - 28 Nov 16, 3:00pm -
  • Follr Statistics And How You Can See What Social Network is The Most Effective
    If you are a Follr Pro user you get detailed statistics that show you many things! To access your statistics simply log into your account and click your profile image in the top right corner: Click the ‘Statistics’ link which will show you the av…
    - 29 Mar 16, 12:00pm -
  • Are Verified Online Profiles Ranked Higher in Search Results?
    To create your own online profile Personal Profile Website.
    - 28 Mar 16, 2:00pm -
  • Not All Email Signatures Are Created Equal
    A picture tells a thousand words or so they say In the this case the pictures highlight the huge difference in Cheryl Ritchie’s (Southern Maryland Real Estate) email signature. This is the before shot: And here is the after: To see Cheryl’s Profi…
    - 25 Mar 16, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Quick Tips for an Awesome Community Engagement Strategy
    The focus of the methodology known as community engagement strategy is to build more interaction and engagement within your online community. To help you achieve this goal here are 5 quick tips: Be Enthusiastic – If you love it they will love it!!…
    - 24 Mar 16, 3:00pm -
  • Do You Know Which Social Network Works Best For You?
    If someone wants information about you, where do they look first? Is it a social network, a Website, some other online location? Which social network provides the most information, the most complete picture of you? Today, our information is all over…
    - 21 Mar 16, 1:31pm -

Chris Pirillo

  • newI'm Mostly Safe For Work
    Before and after this podcast recording, I was totally uncensored on my Twitch stream. You missed it, probably.
    - 22 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 4:14pm -
  • newI Don't Block Cheers
    I also don't block call-ins, but the title field of my podcast publishing tool only allows so many characters - so I had to tell you about the other thing I don't block in the description.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 5:30pm -
  • The Events You Never See
    Trust me, the title carries a double meaning. It's actually pretty genius wording if you ask me. But you didn't ask me, did you?
    - 3 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • The Other Side Of Me
    Little did you know that I actually had a B-Side.
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 1:27am -
  • The Phone You Sleep With
    I bet you are cuddling with your smartphone right now!
    - 7 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 5:19am -
  • Sounds Good
    Or does it? You tell me.
    - 10 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 7:58pm -
  • Tech Deserves Cheers & Jeers
    Not everything is awesome. Unless you're a LEGO minifigure. Which I am not.
    - 13 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 3:08am -
  • My Google Customer Disservice
    My Pixel 2 XL has a screen issue that Google blames me for.
    - 14 days ago, 4 Nov 17, 3:50am -
  • Podcastception
    I'm podcasting while talking about the podcast. It's a little too meta for me.
    - 16 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 3:50am -
  • Working On A New Tech Flow
    A change in productivity direction may enthuse many of you, but not me. It's upheaval, and that's never fun.
    - 21 days ago, 28 Oct 17, 6:26pm -

every dot counts

  • Raise Funds, Raise Awareness: Effective Use of Social Media
    It was my privilege today to speak to the Texas Council on Family Violence Executive Directors’ Conference. TCFV is a statewide organization representing a network of domestic violence programs that provide direct services to victims and their fami…
    - 16 Feb 11, 8:52pm -
  • BlogWorld slides
    How to Survive a Snark Attack View more presentations from Connie Reece.
    - 14 Oct 10, 10:07pm -
  • Social Media Engagement Guidelines: Surviving a Snark Attack
    Like 2300 other hopefuls, I have submitted a proposal to present at South by Southwest 2011. This is actually for a dual presentation with Jennifer Wojcik (@TheJenATX on Twitter), co-founder of Pinqued. Here’s the description: One reason businesses…
    - 18 Aug 10, 11:56pm -
  • Social Media Marketing GPS: Twitter Tactics – American Marketing Association
    The link below is to a podcast I recorded for the AMA’s series on Toby Bloomberg‘s book, written completely on Twitter. While the book was written one tweet at a time, it’s not just about Twitter; the book covers all aspects of social media mar…
    - 17 Aug 10, 3:17pm -
  • The Future of Public Relations and Social Media
    Public relations specialists were some of the first people to embrace the power of social media, and as a result they are often the ones leading the way in the social space, whether they are consulting with clients from an agency point of view or str…
    - 16 Aug 10, 7:32pm -
  • Speaking at Women Who Tech Telesummit on Sept. 15
    I’m honored to be included for the third year as a presenter for the Women Who Tech Telesummit on September 15. I’ll be giving one of the 10-minute Lightning Talks that kicks off the event. My session, described below, is a sneak preview of what…
    - 10 Aug 10, 12:26pm -
  • Does Your Church Use New Media?
    A short update I sent yesterday  sparked a small conversation on Twitter and inspired a blog post by Heather Rast, Market Where Your Audiences Are. I tweeted this after receiving this text message from Jon Johnson, pastor of my church: Please don’…
    - 28 Jul 10, 5:27pm -
  • Ford Uses Facebook to Reveal 2011 Explorer
    I was raised on General Motors cars; that was my father’s choice of wheels. My first car was a Cadillac–an 8-year-old one that my dad, an automobile dealer, bought for my 16th birthday. it was a behemoth V8 gas guzzler, and I loved to drive it. M…
    - 27 Jul 10, 10:25am -
  • World Sjogren’s Day
    Please indulge this off-topic post. It’s an important day for me personally, World Sjogren’s Day. Sjogren’s (pronounced “show-grins”) is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes white blood cells to attack the body’s moisture-producing…
    - 23 Jul 10, 10:10am -
  • Cause Marketing: H2Orange bottled water launch
    I’ve known about this product for a few months and it’s such an exciting idea that it was hard keeping the secret. (But I did!) As an Austinite since age 3, I’ve grown up in the shadow of the University of Texas tower. I’m also a UT graduate,…
    - 21 Jul 10, 6:11pm -

Social Media Club

  • All hail the team of no
    Recently, I was in a meeting where I got to brag on a coworker of mine for helping to do something great. I love those moments because I’m a firm believer that if you don’t take time to acknowledge the small things team members do that make a dif…
    - 100 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 3:48pm -
  • Emotional intelligence the secret sauce to great social media marketing
    A few years ago, if someone suggested that emotional intelligence (EI or IQ) was the secret to social media marketing success, they would be considered borderline crazy. Today, as the noise on social media increases, the opportunity to truly deliver…
    - 27 Jul 17, 9:26am -
  • All in one social platforms: One Tool to Rule Them All?
    There are a ton of social channels out there, seemingly more by the day. It’s hard to stay on top of it all. Of course, logging into all of those various platforms and managing them individually doesn’t make sense, so finding an all-in-one tool t…
    - 10 Jul 17, 7:13pm -
  • Top Benefits of Social Media Marketing
    Social media started out as something that marketers and business owners questioned. Publishers and bloggers would write articles questioning whether or not we should be using social media in our marketing strategy. Then, not so slowly, the conversat…
    - 5 Jul 17, 8:22pm -
  • Optimizing and Automating 2 Powerful Twitter Marketing Methods
    Although the majority of marketers don’t realize it, Twitter is not just another social media tool, but can be used as a powerful marketing resource. Since Twitter is so fast paced and needs quite a large number of tweets to be sent every day, it c…
    - 23 Jun 17, 12:36am -
  • How to Nurture LinkedIn Leads Manually While Maintaining Scalability
    Using software solutions to automate lead nurturing processes undoubtedly works. Research from Act-On shows just how powerful marketing automation can be for converting visitors to leads and improving sales conversion revenues. On the other hand, mar…
    - 30 May 17, 3:41am -
  • How to Choose the Right Online Courses Platform
    Outside of the traditional marketing channels of social, media buys, and SEO there are myriad ways to get your brand out there, establish yourself as an expert, and create a revenue stream. Depending on your vertical you may or may not have looked in…
    - 26 May 17, 8:00pm -
  • The Art of Building a Profitable Consulting Firm
    It is amazing how many of us overlook and undervalue what we do. We all make the assumption that we are not doing anything different, that we what we have to say isn’t of value, or that what we know is common knowledge. I see this a lot with social…
    - 19 May 17, 10:55pm -
  • Why Pinterest Still Matters & How to Reach Your Audience
    Gone are the days of just Facebook and Twitter as the main players. Nowadays, there are countless apps popping up, and typically being born from the original pack, or at least being acquired by them. To date we have: Facebook, Twitter (yes, still her…
    - 4 Jan 17, 3:44pm -
  • What You Should be doing on Facebook
    1. Post Daily (at a minimum) It’s an urban myth that you can annoy your customer by posting too often. That may have been true in 2005 before Facebook put its feeds on an algorithm, but now the chances that your one daily post is going to be seen e…
    - 26 Dec 16, 4:41pm -


  • new[Cool Infographic Friday] Tips for Great Storytelling
    Some really great reminders in this infographic about storytelling! Love this one.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • [Cool Infographic Friday] 51 Amazing Facts about WordPress

    - 8 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace
    WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you my brand new Generations on-demand course.  This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we've been wanting to figure out how t…
    - 12 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • The Surprising Connection Between Fundraising and Workplace Culture
    At the heart of all organizational capacity building is workplace culture, and nonprofits and foundations are no exception to this rule. The problem is that culture is usually thought of as being about high-level values and concepts, but in reality i…
    - 16 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Decode Your Content Marketing
    A master storyteller, Beebe established Marriott as the largest producer of travel lifestyle content in the world. Adele Cehrs is the author of Spike Your Brand ROI, and has more than 20 years' experience in the marketing industry. Adele is a column…
    - 18 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 4:07pm -
  • [Cool infographic Friday] WTF is #GivingTuesday?
    You might think you know, but do you really?
    - 29 days ago, 20 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • Hearing an Echo in the Voice AI Wilderness
    "How did you find out what the weather would be like today? Did you ask the air? Did it answer back? Chances are good that if you didn’t ask a voice-assisted device about the weather this morning, you will be soon."
    - 31 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • Get Ready! Two Unforgettable Days in Your Association Tech Future
    Where else can you get a deep dive on APIs, middleware, IT infrastructure, security, selection, implementation, merger & acquisition activity by some of the most high profile types in our industry? And, I'm hosting a roundtable on culture and tech. W…
    - 33 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • 10 Reasons to Attend SURGE 2017
    SURGE 2017 is an experiment in collaborative innovation. It is a free virtual summit running on November 7th-9th, was inspired by the association community, envisioned in conversations with people throughout the industry, and planned and created thro…
    - 40 days ago, 9 Oct 17, 11:00am -
  • How To Create an Article That Is Impossible Not to Share
    It would be impossible to know what the most shared blog post of all time would be, given the sheer volume of posts (including viral ones) that are released every single day. But if there is one website that embodies popular posts as a concept, it ha…
    - 44 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 11:00am -


  • A Perspective on Marketing's Future
    Judging the Effie Awards always presents a unique opportunity to reflect on what the most effective marketing of today is, and what will be the most effective marketing in the future. With that in mind, I thought I would share four thoughts that I be…
    - 7 Jul 15, 12:15am -
  • Reflections on Facebook as revenue jumps 72%
    59% of Facebook's advertising revenue or $1.34 billion was from mobile as their overall revenue surged to $2.5 billion which was a 72% increase over the prior year. Facebook has had an awesome mobile quarter and have demonstrated another successful p…
    - 24 Apr 14, 11:16am -
  • Super Bowl Ads. What should win but won't
    Super Bowl advertising mania is setting in.  Somehow the narrative about the advertising seems as important as the game itself. There is no doubt, marketers will pull out all the stops this year and already have. The stakes seem to rise with each Su…
    - 1 Feb 14, 11:12pm -
  • Twitter is really smart to acquire Bluefin Labs
    It was a little over two years ago that I came across Bluefin Labs and Deb, its charismatic CEO. It was before Bluefin had a product (it was a technology only) and definitely well before they had any sort of sales or marketing team. Deb and I discuss…
    - 5 Feb 13, 4:07am -
  • Four Digital Trends to Worry Media Companies
    If there's any sign that the media ecosystem is on the verge of dramatic change, then these four digital trends bubbling to the surface are the latest proof points of that. These aren't random trends but are illustrative of tectonic shifts that will…
    - 15 Aug 12, 2:11pm -
  • Facebook Earnings. What it means for marketers
    Today's Facebook earnings call was illuminating on several fronts. However, two pieces of information stood out the most. They both in my opinion represent the future of Facebook. Everything else matters less.1. Mobile monetization will be through s…
    - 27 Jul 12, 3:17am -
  • Marissa Mayer & Yahoo. What's missing
    I've read more than a dozen stories about Marissa Mayer's move to Yahoo. Many of them miss the fundamental point. Let me get this straight first though - I think Marissa Mayer is an awesome choice for Yahoo and she has a lot to offer the company. It…
    - 24 Jul 12, 8:34am -
  • Facebook can sell soup and lots more if...
    I was rather amused when a Wall Street analyst predicted that Facebook would disappear by 2020. I thought he was dead wrong. Since then a Comscore/Facebook study has been released, Facebook has announced its real-time bidding exchange and has shifte…
    - 10 Jul 12, 3:50am -
  • Social Suites Grow Up: What does it mean?
    Barely six days ago, Oracle announced that it was buying Vitrue for $300 million. Tonight rumors are spreading (thanks to Peter Kafka of AllthingsD) that Buddy Media is going to be picked up by Salesforce for $800 million. How time flies and a catego…
    - 30 May 12, 3:33am -
  • Two Must Read Books: Do or Die & SIRFs-Up
    I should have drawn attention to this book many moons ago when it was published last year (especially since I was interviewed for it). It's Clark Kokich's Do or Die. It's sharp, insightful and thoroughly engaging. Most important of all and unlike man…
    - 30 May 12, 3:14am -

The Engaging Brand Blog

  • 536 -Is Self Service Really Self Disservice?
    Have you noticed “how busy” we all are? Has technology brought more work into our lives? Just think about how much you do for companies – self service dominates. So how do we recognise this shadow work and what can we do about it? Craig Lamber…
    - 29 Jun 15, 12:35pm -
  • 535 – Why Your Strategy Needs A Strategy
    Strategy is such an overused, yet misunderstood word. So how do we approach creating a winning strategy? Martin Reeves, senior partner and managing director at BCG in New York, has co-written Your Strategy Needs a Strategy with Janmejaya Sinha an…
    - 17 Jun 15, 3:55pm -
  • 534 – Competitive Advantage of a Connection Culture
    We know how important it is to have a strong culture at work but how do you improve your connection skills at work to be a better leader, and cultivate a positive team spirit? That is the subject of my conversation with Mike Stallard this week. Mi…
    - 29 May 15, 10:59am -
  • Are You Being Too Sensible To Succeed?
    We are taught from being children that sensible is a good thing. We are taught to be sensible and obey the rules. But …..being sensible can hold you back in business. Sensible is often seen as playing the safe game, yet the definition of sensible i…
    - 26 May 15, 3:27pm -
  • Who Else Wants to Be The Perfect Leader?
    Do you believe your business is perfect? Do you believe your leadership style is perfect too? For all readers who answer yes….double check your view and those of your customers are in alignment! For the rest of us, long hard days are spent trying…
    - 20 May 15, 2:57pm -
  • 533 – Dominate Digital Disruption Before It Dominates You
    Digital can overwhelm. Digital can feel like the driver behind ALL marketing and business decisions but is that right? Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc joins Anna Farmery to talk…
    - 19 May 15, 2:53pm -


  • Download Free User Experience Templates To Use
    One task that pained me early on while teaching was watching students scour the Internet for templates they could use to do user research, create site maps, and record usability tests -- especially documents that could be used by using free collabora…
    - 86 days ago, 24 Aug 17, 5:04am -
  • Work With Me At Icertis: Sr. UX Designer
    Want to work in a super collaborative environment where you create innovative machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions for users? Have the aptitude for solving complex information architecture and system design problems but still enjoy…
    - 7 Jul 17, 6:29pm -
  • What To Answer Before Designing Anything
    Design thinking is more framework and less process. It is a set of guideposts so you have a pretty good idea of where you going, and can adjust when it's appropriate.You just finished reading What To Answer Before Designing Anything! Consider lea…
    - 21 Feb 17, 7:55pm -
  • Six Tips Before Moving To Seattle As A UX Professional
    You’ve heard all the nightmares: it rains all the time, the traffic is really bad, Microsoft and Amazon dominate the job market, the male to female ratio is so bad the dating scene isn’t, yadda yadda. However, if you’re one of the California na…
    - 4 Jun 15, 2:36pm -
  • The UX Interview: How To Crush It
    Interviewing presents incredible opportunities where designers can take control of the interview. Run the interview preparation through the user experience process, and you’ll be ahead of the pack every time.You just finished reading The UX Inte…
    - 29 Jan 14, 4:40pm -
  • Your Mobile Design Strategy: Responsive, Adaptive, Native, Or Not At All?
    Responsive design is a buzzword in User Experience. Adoption is moving at blazing speed. Designers are blogging all kinds of advice about what mobile strategy we should follow. But really, mobile first for everything?You just finished reading You…
    - 8 Jan 14, 3:28pm -
  • UX Portfolios: How To Tell Your Story
    How to build a great user experience design portfolio and tell stories that get you hired. By Troy Parke and Patrick Neeman, presented at the Seattle Information Architecture & User Experience Meetup December 10, 2013. Thank you Misty Melissa Weaver…
    - 11 Dec 13, 6:38am -
  • Startup Weekend: Five Tips How To Ship
    Watching people build their ideas is a wonderful experience. I've gone through Startup Weekend myself: I participated in the Los Angeles 2009 event, and learned a lot about working with a team in a time compressed environment.You just finished rea…
    - 22 Nov 13, 5:43pm -
  • Infographic: So You Want To Do a Startup
    Yup, that’s about right. You just finished reading Infographic: So You Want to Do a Startup! Consider leaving a comment!Stuff to check out UX Drinking Game | UX Resume and Career GuideYou just finished reading Infographic: So You Want to Do a St…
    - 14 Nov 13, 2:00am -
  • Dogs & Cats: How Product Managers Can Work Better With UX Designers
    Thank you for all those attended this session at Product Camp Seattle 2013. You just finished reading Dogs & Cats: How Product Managers Can Work Better with UX Designers! Consider leaving a comment!Stuff to check out UX Drinking Game | UX Resume and…
    - 26 Oct 13, 6:20pm -

Citizen L.

  • Some new adventures: RE-UP agency, French Ideas, Hit Bag…
    Hi fellas, It’s now been more than a year since my very last post. Not that I don’t blog anymore, it’s just that I write in other places 😉 So to follow my brand new adventures: RE-UP agency, the geeks & grown-ups agency based in London and o…
    - 20 Nov 13, 2:21pm -
  • The day I’ve launched a digital agency in London
    Dear readers, as you’ve noticed, I did not write much this year on this blog. Not because I had any fatigue or that I was bored, because in our attention economy, there’s a key raw material: TIME. So, French Ideas, a boutique digital agency, was…
    - 23 Aug 12, 10:48am -
  • Diamond Jubilee: a global Social Story
    There’s something astonishing with Great Britain: there are stories which are able to connect citizens, consumers, governments, foreigners, brands, in the very meantime. I had the chance to experience the Diamond Jubilee, and it’s probably one of…
    - 7 Jun 12, 12:53pm -
  • How to set up an alert to monitor a potential crisis on Pinterest?
    It’s a fact: it’s very urgent for brand strategists to start monitoring what’s happening on Pinterest, to forecast potential crisis, as they already do thanks to monitoring tools like Radian6 or eCairn. Most of the big digital bad buzz & crisis…
    - 19 Mar 12, 5:59pm -
  • Pinterest: when curation becomes mainstream
    If you want to know what I think about Pinterest, well, you can either follow me there or read my post on SocialMediaToday. Ha!    
    - 6 Feb 12, 2:36pm -
  • 3 simple things more important than Social Media skills
    This week, I had the pleasure to discover again 3 simple things that were far more impactful on my consumer journey than Social Media skills: a service provider (plumber) called to inform me that he was on his way to my apartment: how come delivery g…
    - 18 Jan 12, 6:29pm -
  • TV, Social Media, and the reasons why we should watch TV
    Another article for Social Media Today on the reasons why TV is the main crossroad for Social Media. Check this out!  
    - 12 Jan 12, 9:39am -
  • Social Media & Suicide
    I wrote a post on Social Media hopes to fight against the very first social fact, suicide. And it’s on Social Media Today, of course!
    - 9 Jan 12, 6:00am -
  • 2012 Sarkozy campaign weakness: digital communication
    This morning, the French political party UMP (they run for President Sarkozy) tried to generate a buzz  as François Hollande (his main opponent for 2012 – at least we hope it’s not Marine Le Pen- a socialist)  was supposed to have declared tha…
    - 4 Jan 12, 1:33pm -
  • Social Media guidelines: constraint or true asset?
    As I’m pretty happy to have joined Social Media Today Advisory Board, I’ve just written a post on Social Media Guidelines: do they really matter? enjoy and happy new year!  
    - 30 Dec 11, 3:22pm -

Fresh Networks

  • FreshNetworks merger creates new growth & innovation consultancy – stay in touch!
    We’ve moved! To stay-up to date with analysis and insight from the team, please sign up to our new blog: I’m delighted to announce that our award-winning research consultancy FreshMinds Research and our social business co…
    - 8 Oct 13, 7:40am -
  • How Twitter Conversations is a real opportunity for brands
    When Twitter updated its web and iOS/ Android apps at the end of August to start linking tweets that were part of the same conversation in the newsfeed, I have to admit that I wasn’t convinced. I’ve always been a big fan of Twitter’s own client…
    - 27 Sep 13, 4:00pm -
  • 1 in 4 young people fear social media posts could harm their job prospects, survey says
    So you’ve tweeted something you regret, or posted a photo that seemed funny the night before (and less so the morning after). Sometimes we post things on social media that we wish we hadn’t, and sometimes we post things that could be damaging. An…
    - 1 Aug 13, 1:35pm -
  • Three ways to communicate change
    This is the final post in my little three-part series looking at change management (see part one and part two), and it uses the extremely interesting material covered by Dr Ben Hardy at the recent Open University Business School event. 1. Make your…
    - 26 Jul 13, 10:02am -
  • Three ways to ensure your change effort is a success
    As explored in yesterday’s post, and at the recent Open University Business School event on change management: focusing on the implementation of change is obviously hugely important. In addition, focusing on the following three messages will furt…
    - 25 Jul 13, 10:58am -

Ben Foster

  • Episode 014 – We get our boss to read Urban Dictionary
    Highlights Why Google hired 4Chan’s creator Facebook can prove in-store sales related to ads Our boss reads Urban Dictionary Best Product Hunts Hero – The Smart Home gets an automated medicine dispenser Go Fucking Work – An extension to make yo…
    - 10 Mar 16, 11:01pm -
  • Ketchum 2016 Digital Trends Almanac
    Today we published the Ketchum 2016 Digital and Social Almanac.  DOWNLOAD PDF HERE CONTENTS 7 Top Trends for 2016 17 Articles that drill deeper into those trends 100 Top News Stories of 2016 that shaped these trends Ketchum Digital & Social Almanac…
    - 11 Jan 16, 11:01pm -
  • Episode 009 of As Seen On Internet – Our Tech News Podcast
    Amit Wadehra and I break down Alphabet, Apple’s Top Secret project to launch a self-driving car, and an app that takes the pain out of finding a good place to drink. SHOW NOTES AMAZING INTERNET StraightOuttaSomewhere – http://www.straightouttaso…
    - 18 Aug 15, 2:32pm -
  • Tech Podcast As Seen On Internet – Episode 008 – Apple Gets Crazy Ideas From Trent Reznor
    Amit and I talk about Apple’s WWDC, Google’s plans to improve cities, and where you should walk if you’re texting. Please leave us a 5 Star Review on iTunes!   SHOW NOTES Amazing Internet Utah Valley University Introduces Walk Text Run lanes a…
    - 17 Jun 15, 8:44pm -
  • As Seen On Internet Tech News Podcast – Episode 7 “Skrillex’s Real Name”
    Amit and I talk about Google I/O, Mary Meeker’s State of The Internet, and a Kung Fu movie. Please leave us a 5 star review on iTunes.       SHOW NOTES AMAZING Internet Kung Fury Movie – Obama Joins…
    - 2 Jun 15, 6:42pm -
  • Top 7 Takeaways from 2015 Internet Trends Report From Mary Meeker
    Every year, the tech community eagerly awaits Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends report.  Not only is it packed full of rich yummy data, Meeker also provides cases and stories from around the world to inspire and surprise you. On Wednesday March 27, Me…
    - 28 May 15, 3:10pm -
  • As Seen On Internet Episode 6 – Amit’s Back From Europe!
    Itunes Link – RSS Link –     SHOW NOTES Ketchum’s Global Scholar Program –…
    - 15 May 15, 3:55pm -
  • As Seen On Internet – Episode 5 – April Fools
    Amit Wadehra and I started a podcast and it’s super fun. iTunes Link – Please leave us a 5 star review   Show Notes AMAZING INTERNET Google PacMan The Button ht…
    - 10 Apr 15, 9:44pm -
  • Podcasts: 5 Top Technology, Trends, and Social Media Podcasts
    A client recently asked me how I stay ahead.  While I read the news everyone else does, my secret weapon has always been podcasts.  Below are my 5 Favorite Podcasts.  I recommend PocketCasts for listening to Podcasts on Android.   This Week In Go…
    - 20 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • 7 Social Media Week Chicago Sessions To Attend
    Social Media Week is coming to Chicago Sept 23rd – Sept 27th.  It can be very overwhelming so I curated a list of what I’m most looking forward to. Did I leave something off you’re really looking forward to?  Let me know!   The Secrets of St…
    - 19 Aug 13, 10:51pm -


  • Content Marketing | Process | Post 4 of 4
    At this point we have talked through strategy and team and you may be wondering how you will practically implement a content creation initiative. It is first important to note that there is no magic bullet for content creation. Of the marketers who c…
    - 1 Dec 16, 2:00pm -
  • Content Marketing | Team Structure | Post 3 of 4
    With a strategy firmly in place, it is now time to move onto building the team to create the content. We know your team is small. So this is not about the size of your staff. Rather this is about the roles and responsibilities of each participant. No…
    - 1 Dec 16, 12:00pm -
  • Content Marketing | 4 Frameworks | Post 2 of 4
    Diving into content marketing without a strategy is akin to creating a TV ad that doesn’t have a media buy to support it. Without a media buy, you don’t know the audience, you don’t know the distribution method, and you don’t know how on ear…
    - 30 Nov 16, 2:00am -
  • Content Marketing | Still a sh*tshow | Post 1 of 4
    A couple of weeks ago, Jim and I had the privilege of speaking at the In-House Agency Forum’s Annual Conference. This year their conference focused on “Game Changers”. As their program describes: Our 2016 conference centers on today’s rapidly…
    - 29 Nov 16, 9:00am -
  • When in-house agencies should outsource video
    Small and mid-sized in-house agencies often find themselves asking their staffs to work on projects outside of their areas of expertise. They might ask the internal public relations associate to "try" creating content for social media engagement...
    - 6 Mar 15, 4:29pm -
  • Traffic does not matter. Stop counting it.
    A Tippingpoint Labs client experienced 30% drop in traffic and a 38% increase in sales. How? By learning to measure the right stats.
    - 7 Jan 15, 8:18pm -
  • In-House Agencies: Techniques for Effective Content Marketing
    Nine out of 10 marketing professionals use content marketing. But are they using it effectively? Are you?
    - 20 Mar 13, 4:20pm -
  • Hearsay: CNN Money with Predictions for Social Networks
    CNNMoney posted an article entitled: 7 social networks to watch in 2013. What struck me about these new networks, is they all seemed to answer one of three challenges...
    - 14 Jan 13, 2:31pm -
  • Hearsay: Great Content Principles for Brands to Follow
    I was sent an article, written by Jesse Stanchak, that paraphrases Scott Monty's "social storytelling lessons" speech at NMX Las Vegas. ... The article shares 4 principles about developing a good branded content strategy and I found its simplicity re…
    - 8 Jan 13, 3:13pm -
  • Starbucks’ CEO invites us to create content he can amplify
    Starbucks' CEO, Howard Schultz took out a full page ad in the New York Times last Sunday. Except, it didn't look like an ad.
    - 3 Jul 12, 9:31am -


  • newFacebook Local App, Facebook Stories for Groups and Events, and Pinterest Pincodes
    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore the new Face…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • newNecessary Endings: The Journey, Episode 6
    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. // Watch The Journey: Episode 6 Episode 6 of The Journey follows Michae…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • newFacebook Ad Custom Audiences: Retargeting Those Who Know You
    Want to create Facebook custom audiences that move people into your sales process? Looking for tips on using new Facebook custom audience options? To explore ways to use custom audiences for Facebook and Instagram ads, I interview Amanda Bond. More A…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • newYouTube for Business: The Ultimate YouTube Marketing Guide
    If you’re new to YouTube business options or want to add something new to your current YouTube marketing plan, this page is for you. Here, you’ll find articles and resources to help beginner, intermediate, and advanced marketers use YouTube chann…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • How to Easily Broadcast Multi-Camera Live Video for Facebook Live
    Do you want to improve the quality of your live videos? Wondering how to integrate visuals and work with multiple camera angles? In this article, you’ll discover how to broadcast professional-quality live video to Facebook and YouTube. Why Brand Li…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • How to Live-Blog at Events for More Exposure
    Want to get in front of an engaged audience? Do you attend live industry events? In this article, you’ll discover how to use live blogging to attract and connect with event attendees. Why Live Blogging? Live blogging is a great guerrilla marketing…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • 7 Ways to Improve Your Retargeting Ad Campaigns
    Wondering how efficient your ad spend is? Looking for tips to help you monitor and manage your retargeting campaigns more effectively? In this article, you’ll discover seven ways to organize, analyze, and optimize your retargeting campaigns. #1: Ru…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • How to Sell With Instagram Shoppable Posts: Shopping on Instagram
    Do you want to sell physical products via the Shopping on Instagram program? Have you seen Instagram shoppable posts? In this article, you’ll discover how shoppable posts on Instagram work and the steps you can take to use them for your business. H…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Twitter Expands Character Count to 280, Snapchat Upcoming Redesign and Algorithm
    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Erik Fisher and Kim Reynolds, we explore…
    - 7 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • It Is Hot in Here: The Journey, Episode 5
    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. // Watch The Journey: Episode 5 Episode 5 of The Journey follows Michae…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 12:00pm -

Tom Raferty Social Sustainability


  • The ultimate guide to product sampling in e-commerce
    Smart marketers are increasingly turning to product sampling as a way to drive brand awareness, increase sales, and build customer loyalty. That’s because it does something that no other marketing effort can: it puts something physical in a consume…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 9:45pm -
  • Consumer electronics: 3 advertising campaigns to try during the holidays
    The holiday shopping season is a major opportunity for brands and retailers in the consumer electronics space. This should come as a surprise to absolutely no one; Black Friday is almost synonymous with smartphone sales and fights over HD TVs. Based…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 9:14pm -
  • 8 smart marketing insights for the holiday shopping season
    With November well underway, everyone is the retail industry is focused on the impending holiday shopping season. There’s good reason for that: This year, shopper spend is expected to hit $923 billion in the 2017 holiday season, with a projected e-…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 4:26pm -
  • People not personas: Using purchase intent to personalize shopping
    Attend any conference, read any publication, or talk to anyone in the retail industry, and you’re guaranteed to hear about about the challenges of reaching shoppers in today’s omnichannel world. Consumers engage with your brand through multiple c…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 7:12pm -
  • 7 Last-minute tips to ensure your e-commerce is ready for holiday shopping
    Winter is coming. And for brands and retailers, that means Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holidays — a marathon of sales and shopping. The retail industry can expect a welcomed influx in online shoppers over the last few months of the year, bu…
    - 12 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 8:16pm -
  • How Bazaarvoice is approaching GDPR compliance
    Since 2005, we’ve been helping brands and retailers amplify the voices of their customers through everything from ratings and reviews to social media. In that time, we’ve also worked tirelessly to secure and protect the data of our brands and ret…
    - 12 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 4:51pm -
  • Inside the billion-dollar world of influencer marketing: Q&A with @DanChiz
    From celebrities with millions of followers to micro- and nano-influencers, influencer marketing is a serious attraction for brands hoping to infuse their content with authenticity. Earlier this year, the influencer marketing firm Mediakix found t…
    - 19 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 4:05pm -
  • BazaarData Halloween edition: Spooky shopping stats from our Network
    Have you figured out your Halloween costume yet? If not, you're a little behind. According to our data, people start researching Halloween costumes as early as the third week of September — a full six weeks in advance. Even more surprising, it is…
    - 22 days ago, 27 Oct 17, 6:14pm -


  • After 1.5 Million Posts Analyzed, Here is the Perfect Facebook Post
    Do you know how to craft the perfect Facebook post? Being on the Facebook News Feed has become as hard as being on Google’s first page. The fierce competition and recent changes in the algorithm are turning this almost impossible, and what make…
    - 8 Aug 14, 3:56pm -
  • Newsjacking: How to Use Recent Events to Get Traction on Social Media
    Chances are, you’ve imbibed a tidbit or two about keeping your social efforts relevant to current events. Turning to the news for content ideas will keep you chock full of inspiration, and will also help you piggyback on search terms potential cust…
    - 6 Aug 14, 3:32pm -
  • 3 Reasons to Rethink Your Facebook Ad Bidding Strategy
    By now, you already know the basics of running ads on Facebook – impactful headlines, attention-grabbing images, and concise copies, delivered within an emotional framework. Of course, you should not forget the advanced Facebook targeting capabilit…
    - 31 Jul 14, 3:32pm -
  • 8 Tips to Take Advantage of The New Google My Business
    Google has been honing its small business products for years, a process that has just as often been confusing for small business owners as it has been helpful. Now that confusion should be drastically reduced with the release of Google My Business. U…
    - 29 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • Tips and Tricks to Make A Video Go Viral
    Many people want to know the big secret to make a video go viral, but the truth is, there is no magic trick. There is a clear formula and plenty of tips and tricks to make videos, gifs, Tumblr accounts, or pretty much anything go viral. Jonah Berge…
    - 23 Jul 14, 4:23pm -
  • 5 Things to Consider When Monitoring Your Brand on Twitter
    A couple of weeks ago we talked about ways to change what people say about your brand online, to continue in that line, this week we’ll discuss a few things you need to consider when monitoring your brand on Twitter, again in collaboration with Men…
    - 16 Jul 14, 4:42pm -
  • Video in Email? Here is What You Need to Know
    Video is becoming one of the most important content formats online for many reasons, it’s easier to consume for users, it offers many opportunities for great distribution, it allows your brand to be more human, it’s a great way to implement story…
    - 8 Jul 14, 3:35pm -
  • 9 Ways to Change What People Are Saying About You Online
    If you’re a SaaS startup like Mention, you probably receive a real mix of incoming messages that span the entire emotional spectrum — from absolute head over heals in love with your brand or product, to not so happy with a current bug. You may ev…
    - 2 Jul 14, 3:03pm -
  • How to Increase YouTube Engagement [Infographic]
    Many business that produce content as a marketing initiative are looking for alternatives to jump into different types of media and new channels of distribution to reach their potential customer. Vine, Instagram, even Tumblr. But even though some h…
    - 9 Jun 14, 2:49pm -
  • 10 Tips to Improve Your Pinterest Marketing Strategy
    Did you know 69% of online consumers who visit Pinterest have a clear intention of purchasing products? So, are you making Pinterest part of the social media marketing strategy for your business? If not, it’s still a huge opportunity for brand…
    - 6 Jun 14, 3:44pm -

Chris Brogan