Everything we know about social media and social sharing is wrong. If you manage social channels you are doing it wrong, if you analyze social activity you are doing it wrong. Everything is wrong from the basics, because we don’t know how social sharing actually works. Let me explain why.
Social media can be a major asset - but it can also be a waste of our time. I talk with small-to-midsize businesses and organizations every week, and the number one thing I hear from them about why they're admittedly not doing enough on social media is because they just don't have the time.
Toward the end of April word leaked that Google+ would no longer be considered a product. Instead it would be a platform – ending its so-called competition with other social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Google hasn’t released a bunch of details about the changes coming to Google+, but change is in the air.
Many colleges are adding social media undergraduate degrees and MBAs to their roster of majors. If you want to work in PR or marketing, you may want to consider this major for your Bachelor's or Master's to make yourself more marketable now and in years to come. You shouldn't assume that you can succeed in social media for business without formal training – it's a far different animal than Tweeting and Instagramming for your own personal use. Check out these five reasons a degree in social media may make sense for you.
Digital marketing is in no way limited to social media, websites, and email. Today, we’ll focus on just one of the lesser-used digital strategies: the new golden child of content marketing, i nfluencer marketing , which Forbes contributor Kyle Wong defines as, “a form of marketing that identifies and targets individuals with influence over potential buyers.”
Building a Social Selling routine shouldn’t be complicated. The team at Sales for Life crowdsourced over 50,000 sales professionals all over the world on their best practices. This visual walks you through an ideal Social Selling routine to help you impact every stage of the buyer’s journey: from lead generation to prospecting and closing more deals.
Recently I set out to collect compelling, action-able, and downright jaw-dropping stats about digital marketing. But instead of just dumping them all onto the screen and letting you sort through them like some disorganized yard sale, I tried to corral these facts. I connected them to big-picture takeaways that will hopefully reassure your digital marketing strategy, or provide a persuasive argument for changing course to achieve better results.