- Content Marketing
When Your Customers Become Your Contributors: Brand Journalism Meets TraditionalGoogle Is Changing the Close Variant Matching Option in AdWordsBefore You Invest in Online Advertising, Do This!Native Advertising: The New New Thing or a Race to the Bottom? [VIDEO]
Technology & Data
Data and Creativity at the Social Shake Up: Defining Your Data-Driven Social CampaignTalking Strategy and Data with Shannon Lee of Precision StrategiesNew IBM Study Reveals 3 Key Characteristics of the Most Successful CompaniesMinority Report: Confronting Privacy Issues in Big Data Gathering
- Tech & Innovation
- marketing automation
- Social Tools
Social Change Agent Survey: Passion, Skill Set, and Persistence Lead to Career Growth#SocBizShakeUp: Sandy Carter at The Social Shake-UpThe Social Shake-Up: How CMOs Drive Innovation and Revenue GrowthOracle CEO Larry Ellison Takes New Role: What Does It Really Mean?
Study Shows SMBs in 5 UK Industries are Ready to Take on Social Media MarketingIs Your Small Business Doing Content Marketing Wrong?5 Free and Effective Social Media Tools Perfect for Small BusinessesWhat's on Our Bookshelves? Great Reads for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
- Social Organization
Recap from the First-Ever Employee Advocacy SummitFormer IBM Senior Advisors Launch Brands Rising to Build Employee Advocacy ProgramsPerformance and Risk Management Through Social Media TrainingEmployee Advocacy Summit: Advocate Stories from the Field
- Customer Service
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Advocacy allows Birkbeck, University of London, to keep existing students, alumni and business connections engaged with every member of the wider university community. Birkbeck's largest source of students is recommendations from alumni, and advocacy is a critical part of its marketing activity.
Twitter is undoubtedly great for many things, and its rapid growth underlines the utility many people find in the site. There is nevertheless the impression that it is largely used for the fluffier things in life.
Over the past two years my school district has been involved in a strategic planning process with the expressed goal of better understanding our mission as a district and what kind of education we want our children to experience. What skills do I really want my children to learn? What skills will lead to success in the 21st century? It came down to three essential skills.
You get a welcoming email: “I’d like to invite you to…” Then you realize it’s a promotional invite to a social media or community management course. I think that too much of what you invest in excitement and expectations on this kind of course goes toward networking, funny videos, metaphors, “tweetable” punch lines or dinner on Friday after class.
We’ve seen the transition happening slowly over the past few years. But at this point, job searching and hiring through new media is a pretty well accepted practice. For recent college graduates, there’s a number of ways you can use new media to your advantage.
Many experts agree that content marketing should be "journalistic" and follow the approach that newsrooms have followed for years. Uberflip's latest SlideShare examines the essential principles that drive journalists to produce amazing content and what marketers can learn from them.
Facebook’s control over the content that appears in users’ news feeds has rightfully been a hot topic of late, but the impact this has on our social media marketing efforts is really only half of the story. The other half of the story, of course, is the impact it has on users.
Over the last few weeks, more than 2,000 marketers have taken a social media marketing quiz that tests your knowledge on the various aspects of social media - ranging from content, to engagement, to ethics, to crisis management and more. The findings from that quiz have been a little... shocking.
Teaching students how to use social media responsibly is quickly becoming a priority for the nation's public schools and colleges. What are the guidelines for teaching best practices? As schools and parents struggle with the question of what makes a good digital citizen, here is help on how to teach best practices to students.
Since you cannot avoid the potential for negative feedback, it is imperative that you understand how to respond to it. The social media training firm Social Media Marketing University found that less than 50 percent of marketing professionals had developed an effective plan for handling negative social media feedback.