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The Data Is In: Infographics Are Growing And Thriving In 2017 (And Beyond)

Most entrepreneurs are learning the power of data in telling a story. And infographics, the visual representation of data, are increasingly popular as one of the mediums that tells a data story the best. But just how effective are infographics as a tool for marketing and sales? To find out, a New …

Your LinkedIn Headline: What it Should NOT Be

LinkedIn‘s advice to its membership base on what to do, and what <i>not</i> to do, while they’re on the platform is generally pretty good. One area where it …

Selling

7 Top Social Sharing Plugins for WordPress: Free and Premium

No matter what device they use, if you make it simpler for your visitors to share your posts or pages on their social media, the more Exposure and …

7 ideas for outstanding free content

What content can you offer to consumers to encourage them to spend more time browsing your website?<p>There are plenty of types of free content out …

Research Suggests This One Technology Will Save Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Why savvy retailers are embracing the in-store tracking of customers.<p>Lately, there has been more than our fair share of news suggesting that the retail industry is at a tipping point. That's part of why Firebrand has been diving this topic over the last few months, culminating in our Future of …

3 YouTube Video Optimization Tips for Marketers

Want to improve your YouTube video views? Looking for ways to optimize your YouTube videos? In this article, you’ll discover three ways to improve …

Google Trends

Google AdWords can now double marketers' average daily budgets, here's what you need to know

There’s been a recent change to the functionality of Google AdWords daily budgets that will affect the accuracy of budget control capabilities going …

How to Network on Social Media and Massively Grow Your Brand

Quit wasting your time on outdated networking tactics. Here's how to network on social media and massively grow your brand.<p>Let's face it. As an entrepreneur or small business owner, networking isn't always at the top of the to-do list. Between meetings, calls, and other daily essentials, it can …

The 7 Top Video Tools You Should Be Using Now

Have you started your video marketing campaign yet? Because your competitors probably have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Video marketing has been the most effective way of getting your message out to your target audience for many years now. But producing video and …

Marketing

LinkedIn Website Demographics: What Marketers Need to Know

Want more information on people who visit your website? Did you know LinkedIn can help? LinkedIn Website Demographics provides professional insights …

AdWords

Infographic: How Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Brand

<b>Today</b>, it would be difficult to find a company that does not have a social media presence, however small—in fact, large companies often invest …

Social Media

How to Start an Influencer Marketing Program Without a Budget

Influencers can add authenticity and reach to your content that your brand can’t achieve alone.<p>The problem with influencers, though, is you usually …

Does Snark = Sales? What Consumers REALLY Want from Brands on Social Media

Social media marketers, do you feel a brief pang of envy when a brand gets sassy on Twitter or Facebook? Do you wish you had the brand identity …

Social Media

How Your Brand Can Benefit From The Continuing Boom In Social Media Micro-Influencers

We are now all fully aware of what Influencer Marketing is and how it is effective for many brands across the planet. All kinds of brands, from large …

Public Relations

Facebook Gets Brands Ready for 6-Second Video Ads

Facebook is working with some of its advertisers to develop video ads as short as 6 seconds, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said …

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

Why You Need an Integrated Digital Marketing and Social Media Plan [Podcast]

http://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/120633321/_/pammarketingnut.mp3Businesses of all sizes are experiencing incredible pressure to find ways to break …

Marketing

7 Social Media Strategies That Don't Work How You Think They Do

I don’t think there’s ever been a marketing strategy as wrought with misconceptions as social media marketing. Part of the problem is that social media exploded onto the scene so quickly, which meant that not only were people unprepared for its arrival, they also doubted its legitimacy, labeling it …

The cloud wars explained: Amazon is dominating, but Microsoft and Google are striking back

Amazon's cloud service is its most profitable unit. Microsoft has pegged its future to its cloud computing businesses, leading to a very enthusiastic response from Wall Street. Google, too, is betting big on cloud computing as something that could be bigger than its advertising business.<p>What …

Cloud Computing

5 Ways to Get Your ROI With Your Company's Social Media

Take these key factors into account as you build your social media presence to optimize your brand and ensure maximum visibility.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard it already: <i>Social media is an essential part of your marketing strategy</i>; you’ve read about it …

Social Media

8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course

One of the easiest ways to scale a business is to create passive income through an online course.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At the age of 19, I began my own business as a photographer, living in my grandmother’s guest bedroom with $0.81 to my name. A few short …

Marketing

These Are the 10 Most Expensive Google Keywords

Here's how much AdWords advertisers pay to appear on Google for popular and super valuable keywords.<p>We all know that it's ridiculously expensive to live in San Francisco.<p>Why? Because it's an amazing place to live.<p>Well, it can also be staggeringly expensive if you want to target certain keywords …

Why I Think Social Media Is For Branding and Engagement, Not Traffic or Revenue

<b>Social media is changing.</b><p>It used to be a one-to-many channel. Businesses would publish links, photos, and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, …

How This New Innovation Could Be The Sliced Bread Of Solar Industry

<i>You can download an audio podcast here or subscribe via iTunes.</i><p>Andrew Yakub may be onto something. Big. Sliced bread big.<p>Yakub, 30, is the CEO and founder of Rayton Solar. A physicist who had used particle accelerators for cutting silicon had launched a solar installation business. Fearing the end …

Paid Social Media Budgets: Network Ad Spend Trends

Facebook is already the most used social network by marketers for advertising, and it is also the platform marketers are most bullish about for the …

The Future of Work: Freelancers Are the New Cloud Computing

Traditional employees can be replaced more and more by freelancers who live and work remotely.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest innovations for tech entrepreneurs over the last few decades has been cloud computing. The ability to move capital …

Remote Working

Fast Adoption of AI Leaves Marketers Scrambling

New study reveals most brands are woefully unprepared for the post-mobile world of artificial intelligence. Here is the unexpected impact that AI is having on marketing efforts.<p>When interacting with artificial intelligence (AI), more and more of us are choosing our voices, rather than our screens, …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Ways to Use Old, Forgotten SEO Tricks for New Results

Do you have a daily search engine optimization strategy or are you always searching for the next big trick?<p>What worked in the past is not going to generate the same level of results in 2017. However, this doesn't mean that traditional SEO is dead. In fact, with the right approach, some of the …

Internet Marketing

How To Create Valuable Content With A Strong Voice: Tips From Shopify, BuzzSumo & TWG Tea

Your content looks and sounds like everyone else’s. You’re struggling to stand out in a market where everyone and their grandma are producing content.<p>Sound familiar?<p>Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Many of the brands I advise face similar content marketing challenges.<p>So why are some brands better at …

Practical automation guide and tools for busy bloggers

Credit: Tomas Laurinavicius<p>Bill Gates is famous for saying, “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.”<p>However shocking that sounds, putting more work and hours into something doesn’t always yield better results. And today’s fast-paced online …

Bill Gates