Miles Ziegler

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Mziegler95 | Student of Johnson C. Smith University, Business & Marketing intended major, Durham N.C

Think Branding, with Google - Conference Keynote - "Branding in the New Normal"

Forbes Panel: Social Media And The Consumer

New social network by Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji to pay top users

<b>(CNN) —</b> Love her or not, she's one of Africa's most famous news and gossip writers. Now she's hoping to take on Facebook with her very own social network, which she says hit 50,000 sign-ups on the first day.<p>Linda Ikeji, a former model from Lagos, Nigeria, says her social network, LIS (Linda Ikeji …

Social Media

3 Ways to Get Closer to Your Customers Than Ever Before

Give customers VIP access and they'll become your most valuable team players<p>Getting a new company off the ground requires you to do some extreme and sometimes unscalable things.<p>Airbnb went as far as visiting early adopters door-to-door to ask questions and get feedback. Video hosting company Wistia …

Customers

How Parenting Science Can Help You Identify and Recruit Top Sales People

3 Interview Tricks From Child Development You Can Use to Hire Right<p>I became a mom two years ago, and I think a lot about what I should teach my child so he will be a happy, successful person. Figuring high on my list of life skills every human being needs to have is empathy. As I investigated the …

salespeople

Seven Tips to Strike Up Conversation with Anyone

Small talk should be about making connections and having conversations that go beyond “Hi, how’re you?” Getting beyond those default starters can be …

Self-help

20 Excellent Podcasts for Any Marketer

Do you want to accelerate your marketing know-how? Looking for free advice to grow your business? Podcasts are the highest-leverage, lowest-cost …

Here’s How You Can Learn About Online Marketing

You’ve launched a great startup, and you’re confident in the product that you have to offer. The problem is that now you’re struggling to get people …

Marketing

4 Ways Your Company Can Evolve With Twitter

Twitter has changed the social media landscape in a number of significant ways. In addition to making social interactions easier than ever, the …

Social Media

How Employee Advocacy on Social Media Helps Gain Customers

Your employees are the voice of your company and biggest advocates. Use them!<p>Many companies have embraced content marketing and have had degrees of success with it. Every month I talk to a handful of businesses about their social media marketing strategy.<p>One of the biggest misses I see with almost …

Social Media

Brands leap to Instagram Stories, find success

When Instagram introduced its Snapchat-inspired “Stories” feature two weeks ago, questions surfaced on whether the social network could replicate its …

Want Your Company to Be Noticed? Try Doing This

Tired of being overlooked by your competitors? Try leading with a content first approach.<p>Marketers nowadays lead with a content first approach. In fact, content is the core of most of the best brands' strategies. Technology has enabled companies of all sizes to leverage content as a means for …

Marketing