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7 Apps You Need as a Social Media Consultant

According to data from The CMO Survey, overall marketing budget devoted to social media is expected to more than double over the next five years, …

Public Relations

5 Social Media Tips You Aren't Using That Can Lead to More Distribution

Finding ways to create engaging content and get that content in front of the right eyes are important objectives for any business.<p>Last week, my marketing team returned from HubSpot's annual INBOUND conference where they not only got to see Anna Kendrick, Trevor Noah, and Alec Baldwin, but they also …

Social Media

7 Ideas To Power Up Your Social Strategy With Special Events

You are doing yourself a disservice if you don’t make the most of social media’s promotional power to grow your business…<p>But social media marketing …

How Often To Post On Social Media? [Proven Research From 14 Studies]

Posting once on social media every day will get you some engagement, shares, and traffic. Sure. But wouldn't scheduling <i>two</i> social media messages a …

7 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Every year, I make predictions about what the coming year’s potential developments in the world of social media marketing. And every year, I have to think back and chuckle at all the people who claimed social marketing was just a fad—as little as a few years ago.<p>It’s clear now that social media …

Social Media

The Ultimate Guide to Optimized Facebook Ad Campaigns

More than 1.4 billion people use Facebook every day to stay connected, to share and to learn. As the most ubiquitous social media channel in the …

3 Tips For Effective Fiction Writing

What makes writing great?<p>It’s a difficult and nebulous question. Writing means different things to different people. We take away unique experiences …

Inspirational Authors on Writing: INFOGRAPHIC

Do you plan to make a resolution to write more in the new year? Designer <b>Raphael Lysander</b> has created the “68 Inspiring Writing Tips From 9 Great …

Creative Writing

Miraculous Writing: Learning to Trust Your Reader's Imagination

I interviewed Bernie Siegel last week, a former surgeon and #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author whose central message for the nearly two dozen books he's written is: Love heals. I happen to agree with this, but I am not a doctor. Medical professionals, Bernie pointed out, are less open to this …

Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction

1. Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t take knives …

Writing a Plot Summary

<b>A popular post from February 2010</b><br>By Josi S. Kilpack<br>As with many elements of writing, a Plot Summary has different definitions. Some people use as an …

The Essential Fiction Writing Checklist - Part 1

As 2015 draws to a close, what better way to round off the year than with something that every writer should keep close at hand as a reminder for …

Now What? How to Self-Publish a Well-Designed Book

<i>During the second month of our “Now What?” Months, we’re shifting our focus to publishing in all its myriad forms. Today, Orna Ross of the Alliance</i> …

Now What? How to Deepen Your Manuscript Before Publishing

<i>During the second month of our “Now What?” Months, we’re shifting our focus to publishing in all its myriad forms. Today, Orna Ross of the Alliance</i> …

Inverted Pyramid WritingSummarize First, Explain Later

© iStockphoto<br>UncleMagphoto<p>Make your writing eye-catching and unmissable.<p>One of the skills of a good news journalist is being able to report a story …

Writing

7 steps to better editing

Whether you are a writer or editor, you want to create the best content possible.<p>Note these seven best practices when editing your articles:<p><b>1. Listen</b> …

Public Relations

12 writing mistakes nearly everyone makes

As more and more organizations get into owned media, the grammar police seem to be in greater force.<p>Poor Sam Fiorella. Every time he writes …

Done the Write Way: 10 Keys to Becoming a Better Blogger

PatriceTarttLet’s just be crystal clear about it. Everyone has a message. Everyone has a story. The ability to communicate that message powerfully, …

Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter

When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start, and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram or Pinterest or Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ Stories on Snapchat, chatting in …

Social Media

How to Use 30 Second Native Twitter Videos for Business, Marketing and Social Media Results

It’s every smart and social, savvy digital marketers dream to reach their audience in a human, relevant, memorable and meaningful way. Video …

15 Digital Marketing Trends for 2016 That Could Destroy Your Business

Marketing today is a new game.The “Mad Men” of the Madison avenue era of wine, whisky and women as inspiration, are now a distant but fond memory. …

How digital has changed the way advertisers reach women

Long before websites like Pinterest sold products to consumers under the guise of content, beauty and fashion advertisers reached women the …

Getting to know Facebook�s New Business Tools

Facebook is the leading social media channel in terms of active accounts, monthly usage, traffic and generally almost every other criteria. Just …

Social Media

Marketers using social media elements to appeal to millennials

As millennials continue to migrate from TV to social media, marketers are trying to make TV commercials relevant again — by making them an extension …

Social Media

6 Steps to Creating a Winning Instagram Strategy for Your Brand

To help brands make the most of the world’s top engagement platform, we’ve compiled a comprehensive strategy and a checklist of questions any brand …

4 Ways to Maximize Social Media Marketing for Mobile Users

Posted By Jane Danes on Nov 18, 2015 | 0 comments<p><b>More and more people are utilizing their mobile devices to make a purchase. That said, your social</b> …

Marketing