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21 Ideas for Social Media Content for Your Small Business

Does your business use social media? Nearly half of all small businesses (48%) do.<p>Incredibly, that’s basically the same number as have websites.<p>Social media is certainly popular. And it makes sense a lot of small businesses use it. It’s largely free, for starters. And it’s not too tough to learn, …

10 Marketing Strategies Every Startup Should Know

Startups can benefit from marketing strategies called “growth hacks.” Sean Ellis coined the term back in 2010. It refers to non-traditional marketing …

Marketing

Local SEO Checklist: Use this to Boost Your Local Search Rankings

<i>(This article was first published on Sandeep Mallya’s inbound marketing blog 99signals.)</i><p>The importance of optimizing your business for local search …

Social Media

Reducing Manpower: 13 Marketing Processes You Can Automate Or Outsource Today

Are you seeking a way to reduce internal manpower without cutting back on your marketing efforts?<p>If so, it may be time to look into automation and outsourcing.<p>It can be difficult to automate and/or outsource marketing processes, as “having a hand in the action” allows you to feel more in …

Marketing

How to correct search result errors in Google OneBox

Perform a search on Google and you may well be greeted by the OneBox when your results appear. In addition to the list of links to appropriate …

Fact Checking

Vodafone Turkey's top marketer on why Twitter is a 'critical' tool for her brand

A few weeks ago, I was asked if I would be interested in sharing my perspective with fellow marketers around the world about what is happening in …

Social Media

Companies warned about checking social media profiles of applicants, employees

Image: INQUIRER.net<p>Whatever is posted in social media is usually open to the public. This means employers and companies can browse through such posts …

How to Increase Your Sales Using These 8 Google Analytics Reports

Google Analytics provides hundreds of different metrics.But that’s also part of the problem: There’s too many!You’d need days or weeks to completely …

7 Content Marketing Trends Brands Need to Prepare for in 2018

Whether you're a C-suite executive, a marketing leader, or a content creator yourself, here are seven content marketing trends to keep on your radar as you prepare for 2018.<p>We're more than halfway through 2017. I know that sounds almost impossible because the year has flown by so far. (My youngest …

Marketing

BuzzSumo’s Study on effective Facebook headlines will make you cry tears of recognition

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when online headlines began to converge on the now-familiar set of tropes that dominate our Facebook feeds, but a good …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

26 Jun 2017<p><i>This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social</i> …

Social Media

5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn

LinkedIn: 5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn<p>Updated October 29, 2017<p>LinkedIn can be an important part of your social media marketing …

Marketing

12 Proven Ways To Get More Customers On Pinterest

We’ve all heard the story or two of someone quitting their job to make their Pinterest or Etsy shop a full-time gig. But how do these folks get there? Was there something special about their products that made them stand out from the rest?<p>Believe it or not, getting more customers on your Pinterest …

How secure is your favorite messaging app?

WhatsApp, Messenger, Facetime, iMessage, Allo, Telegram, Hangouts, Skype. You have dozens of mainstream messaging apps to choose from, each with tens—if not hundreds—of millions of users and more than enough features to fulfill your communication needs.<p>But not all of these messaging apps are …

ProtonVPN helps keep your digital life private for free

ProtonVPN wants you to be able to browse the internet without worrying who might be spying on you. After launching an encrypted email service called ProtonMail in 2014, the online privacy company debuted its latest service on Tuesday. ProtonVPN is now available to the public after extensive beta …

When and How to Use Domain Authority, Page Authority, and Link Count Metrics - Whiteboard Friday

How can you effectively apply link metrics like Domain Authority and Page Authority alongside your other SEO metrics? Where and when does it make …

SEO

How to optimize for Google’s featured snippets

<b>Google featured snippets are an amazing opportunity for marketers to skyrocket above competitors on page one, increase page views, and boost</b> …

Get Your Message Heard With This Simple 5- Step Checklist

Getting your message heard has never been more difficult. To rise above all the noise, your message just needs to meet these simple five criteria.<p>With all of the information and content available to us each and every second of our lives, it has never been more difficult to break through the noise …

Marketing

5 Proven Tips for Transforming a First-Time Buyer into a Word-of-Mouth Evangelist

Your startup has just turned three today. Yet here youThe post 5 Proven Tips for Transforming a First-Time Buyer into a Word-of-Mouth Evangelist …

The Top Digital Marketing Tools to Grow Your Online Presence

In the ever-changing business world, it’s hard to know where and how to invest your time as a small business. It can be especially confusing when …

Marketing

9 Skills Every Social Media Manager Must Have

As most social media managers know, their job is constantly in flux. It sometimes feels like you’re switching between multiple hats in one day: from …

Social Media

Don't Expect High Email ROI Without Testing

A majority of email marketers do not test or optimize their email marketing efforts, according to a study released this week by GetResponse.<p>The email …

Marketing

Ready to Grow Your Audience? Do Less On Social Media

How zeroing in on one social media platform can enable you to grow an audience faster than ever.<p>Because social media moves so quickly, it's easy to get caught in the trap of having to be everywhere all at once. There's constant pressure to be active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, …

Social Media

Here's why Twitter video ad placements matter

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Twitter users perceive in-feed autoplay video ads better or worse based on the ad's position in the user's news feed, according to a media trial conducted between …

A Marketer’s Guide to the Best Time to Send Email

Anyone who’s ever Googled “best time to send an email” knows that there’s a ton of information available on this topic. The problem, for those of you …

Marketing

6 Must-Do's for Effective Social Media Marketing

Six marketing experts give their best advice on how to grow an audience, regardless of your budget.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of businesses do social media marketing wrong. They hear everyone screaming, “You must have a social media presence,” but …

Marketing

8 Reasons Facebook Will Beat All Other Digital Marketing Channels This Year

Why entrepreneurs should select Facebook as your primary digital marketing channel.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is the key to success for any business. If you’re already an entrepreneur or planning to launch your startup this year, it’s crucial to …

Marketing

10 Gmail Plugins All Marketing Professionals Should Consider

<i>Do you remember the early days of email, when everything was much simpler?</i>Back then, it was exciting to receive an email. Today, this isn’t typically …

Marketing platform Simple raises $10 million from Perle Ventures and SparkLabs

Four-year-old marketing technology firm Simple has closed a $10 million funding round for its platform that runs and measures the success of …

Venture Capital

Newbiestrainingupdate

WE'RE SORRY!<br>The Facebook Ads for Beginners training is currently undergoing a big overhaul so we can bring you the BEST, most up-to-date beginner's …