- Content Marketing
Let's Measure Social Media ROI in a Way That Isn't StupidTo Grow Your Social Marketing Budget, Determining ROI Is a Critical Job SkillWe Need to Rethink Our Definition of Engagement
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
Social Change Agent Survey: Passion, Skill Set, and Persistence Lead to Career GrowthSandy Carter's 6 Social Business Lessons to Learn from Candy Crush5 Tips for Creating a Company Culture that Connects with Your Sweet Spot ClientsWhy Leadership Should Be a Collaborative Exercise
8 Internet User Statistics Every Small Business Should Know AboutIs Your Small Business Doing Content Marketing Wrong?5 Free and Effective Social Media Tools Perfect for Small Businesses
- Social Organization
Beyond Engagement: Why Advocacy Is Always About the PeopleFormer 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
Join us September 15th in Atlanta for The Employee Advocacy Summit and learn how to unleash the power of your employees.
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- Marketplace & Webinars
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The Social Business Book Club brings you books, discussions, and insights from today's to business thought leaders.
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Reach Social Media Today's community of marketing and communications professionals in an editor-approved context with a native advertising package.
Are you having trouble finding the time to use social media marketing? It may not be as daunting a task as you think. Use this approach and you'll be cashing in the social media benefits soon.
Educate, inspire, communicate and deliver content that is relevant to your business but also has an element of human interest. In order to do this, you need to be strategic in how you connect paid, owned and earned channels in order to build awareness, brand evangelism and of course the Holy Grail, which is best defined as measurable sales.
Facebook is the biggest social network in the world with over 1.1 billion users worldwide. Having a Facebook business page for your business is really important.
For the past couple months I have been working with WikiReviews, a better place for online reviews, to help them launch their platform, and we put together couple statistics that inspired us when we thought about the value we can deliver not only to the review and wiki communities, but also to small businesses that suffer from spam and negative reviews which pollute existing platforms.
Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner or leader in a corporate organization and feel like you are stuck in a rut? Ever feel as though the rest of the world is zooming past you? Or maybe that you have fallen victim to the status quo bug? If this is you, then this episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast is exactly what you need.
If you’re thinking about starting a small business, or have recently undertaken any entrepreneurial venture, you might be looking to expand your bookshelf. Here are some of the best, most inspiring, and most helpful titles we’ve read over the years.
Small businesses are always eager to find useful and free tools to improve their marketing performance. Here are five free and effective tools you can use for social media.
The days of having to build a website “brick by brick” (i.e., code it line by line) are long behind us. For small businesses and “single shingle” professionals in particular, who don’t have in-house resources and can’t afford the time or money for complex development projects, there is a wide range of website builder and hosting options available that can enable them to create or update their site(s) relatively quickly and inexpensively.
If you are spending any time on trying to optimise your website, to get more traffic and leads, to search for most relevant keywords – you naturally want to know how well you are doing. Have there been measurable improvements? What else can you do next?
Although the recent economic downturn is slowly fading into memory, it has left a legacy that many small businesses throughout the UK are struggling to shake off. But can the same be said for marketing? While marketing can be carried out across a variety of channels, including traditional ones—handing out fliers, holding in-store events, and advertising in the media—social media is being used to help spur growth for many SMBs.