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7 Visual Ideas That Will Increase Your Social Engagement

Shares 10K<p>Do you create visual content for social media?<p>Want to know which types of images get more interaction?<p>The most engaging posts on social …

Energy from dry ice could power human colonies on Mars

A mission to Mars has captured the public's imagination and the possibility of making that second small step has never seemed so close. Current NASA …

New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across US

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.<p>Community solar gardens first took off in Colorado a few years ago, and the model — also known as …

Solar Power

How to Find Hidden Social Media Referral Traffic With Google Analytics

Shares 3K<p>Do you know where all of your social traffic is coming from?<p>Want more detailed information on social media referral traffic?<p>The Google …

Analytics

Is Facebook Set to Become the Google of Social Media?

Facebook recently dropped competing ad products from its exchange, quietly created its own CRM, and released a mobile ad creation app. Is the company …

CRM

10 Nasdaq tech stocks with gains of up to 89% in 2015

The Nasdaq Composite Index is about 70 points from its closing high of 5,049 set in February 2000, and Marder Investment Advisors’ Kevin Marder …

Social Media Now Drives 31% Of All Referral Traffic

According to a report released this week by content marketing hub Shareaholic, social media is now the #1 driver of all website referral traffic. As of December 2014, 31.24% of all referral traffic was from social media; compare this to the 22.71% from the same period in the previous year.<p>While …

Marketing

Opinion: Stock-market crash of 2016: The countdown begins

It’s time to start the countdown to the crash of 2016. No, this is not a prediction of a minor correction. Plan on a 50% crash.<p>Most investors don’t …

5 Essential and Time-Saving Social Media Automation Tools for Marketers

Are you pressed for time but want to feed content to your social media marketing channels regularly?<p>Do you find yourself doing repetitive social …

Marketing

How to Design Social Media Images for Brand Recognition

Shares 14K<p>Are you posting images across social networks?<p>Do you use them to extend your brand recognition?<p>The way logos, fonts and colors work …

Graphic Design

The Potential of Social Media (for #B2B Marketers) [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that more than nine in ten business to business (B2B) marketers say that increased exposure is the number one benefit of social …

Marketing
Infographics

Infographic: How Often Should You Post on Social Media? See the Most Popular Research and Tips

It seems like a great portion of the social media research we do at Buffer often comes back to a few big questions for social media sharing.<p>How do I …

Infographics

U.S. Utilities: For or Against a Green Future?

The photo here is of a Berlin street lined with electric vehicles recharging. Are we likely to see anything similar here in the U.S.? Electric Vehicles (EVs) aren't selling well in part because retail charging has stalled and people are afraid of being stranded with no power source.<p>According to the …

Social and SEO Work Better Together

While Facebook likes and Twitter followers don't directly affect search rankings, social and SEO work hand-in-hand.

Facebook

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7 Popular Goal-Setting Strategies That Will Help You Achieve Great Things on Social Media

Setting social media goals is hard.<p>“How cool would it be to drive 300 sign-ups a month from Facebook Ads?”<p>This is how I tend to go about setting …

Goal Setting

How to Use Google+ Profiles and Pages for Better Visibility

Shares 4K<p>Are you using Google+?<p>Have you optimized your profile and page so your message reaches the most people?<p>It’s more important than ever to make …

Marketing

How to Find and Remove Fake Followers from Twitter and Instagram

Shares 8K<p>Are fake followers clogging your social media accounts?<p>Would you like to get rid of them?<p>Chances are you have some fake followers on …

10 Great Home Projects and What They Cost

<i>Mitchell Parker, Houzz Staff</i><p>It’s rare for homeowners to dust off their hands and say, “There! Our home is complete!” There’s always something we feel we can do to make our spaces better, more efficient, more comfortable or just more visually appealing. Here are some ideas to inspire your next …

Home Improvement

How to Transform Your LinkedIn Profile Into a Marketing Tool

Shares 11K<p>Do you want to use your LinkedIn profile to market yourself more effectively?<p>Have you thought beyond adding a list of jobs and …

Marketing

'Demand Response' Is How The Smart Grid Will Save Us Billions

Washington State once again leads the pack into our energy future with the innovative energy efficiency concept called “Demand Response.”<p>Generally, when electricity demand rises in an area, we just fire up some source like a gas plant or a coal plant, or put more water through a hydroelectric dam, …

Renewable Energy

How to Measure Social ROI on Facebook Ads

Shares 5K<p>Are you running Facebook ad campaigns to increase engagement?<p>Wondering how to measure the short and long term impact?<p>When you spend money on …

Funnely Builds Smarter Facebook Ad Campaigns For Online Stores

If you run an e-commerce business, Facebook can be a big opportunity for making sales and finding new customers — in fact, the company just announced new ad units for this very purpose. But if you need a little more hand-holding, there’s a startup called Funnely that might help.<p>Funnely was created …

7 Free Facebook Tools Marketers Should Consider

Shares 11K<p>Are you looking for ways to enhance your Facebook marketing?<p>Do you want to capture the attention of more prospects and customers?<p>The right …

Infographics
Finance

Twitter Acquires Niche, A Startup That Helps Advertisers Work With Social Media Celebrities

Twitter just announced that it has acquired social marketing startup Niche.<p>Founded by Rob Fishman and Darren Lachtman, Niche helps advertisers work with influencers on Vine and other platforms. (Random connection: Lachtman is the cousin of TechCrunch writer Josh Constine.) It pitches itself as a …