Colin McGrew

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Burberry previews new collection on Snapchat ahead of London Fashion Week

LONDON — Following their recent arrival on Apple Music, luxury British fashion house Burberry continued their technological embrace by showcasing …

Darrell Revis Contract Negotiation: A Lesson for Sales Managers

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' rise to becoming the highest paid NFL cornerback can teach sales reps many lessons in success.

Being a Human on Social Media Pays Off | Inc.com

For companies, behaving like an actual human being on social media is dangerous. Tightly control your company's voice on the likes of Twitter and Facebook with endless rules, regulations, and procedures, and the results might be robotic and "corporate," but at least you'll avoid all manner of …

Public Relations

Periscope Adds Profile Pages For The Web

It's Time to Put TV and Digital On an Even Playing Field

As we reflect on the 2015 upfront and NewFront season, there is no shortage of industry observers willing to make the call on how advertisers should …

Jimmy Kimmel

How to Boost Your Engagement With Visual Content

Shares 3K<p>Do you want more engagement on your social channels?<p>Have you considered using visual content?<p>There are easy-to-use tools and tactics you can …

Infographics

Snapchat and the NFL team up to bring the field to your phone

A snap in football no longer means just passing the ol' pigskin around.<p>Snapchat and the NFL are teaming up so you can be a part of this season right …

5 Innovative Ways Musicians are using Social Media

Next to creating great music, social media has become one of the biggest ways musicians are being discovered. A great social media strategy can …

Music Videos

Infographic: How Your Age Affects What You Share on Social Media

Nearly everyone and their mother is on social media. Literally. But, thankfully, that's where the similarity ends. When it comes to sharing across …

Public Relations

Want More ROI From Your Social Programs? Take A Look In The Mirror

A decade after social networks burst onto the marketing scene, new research from Altimeter Group has confirmed a shift that experts have predicted …

Marketing

6 Facial Signals That Boost Your Success With Others | Inc.com

I am trained as an engineer and computer scientist so it may come as no surprise that reading people's emotions is not my greatest strength.<p>Through hard knocks, I realized that sensing and responding to emotions is critical and that I should team up with others who are good at doing this.<p>Melissa …

Psychology

Asking, Not Telling: How to Use Questions to Drive Sales

To be successful, salespeople must use their most powerful tool: questions.<p>https://blog.hubspot.com/sales/how-to-use-questions-to-drive-sales<p>article

2 Hashtag Rules That Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of digital agency VaynerMedia, explains how to identify trending hashtags, tie in your content, and ride their wave of popularity.

Gary Vaynerchuk

What Is Dark Social?

If you work for a social brand and have ever needed to dig into a traffic source report using your favorite web analytics tool, you may have noticed …

Periscope now offers landscape support

Periscope is getting turned on its head.<p>Live streaming app Periscope announced it is now offering landscape support for its live video streams, in a …

4 Mistakes 95% of Salespeople Make With Cold Emails

Here at Predictable Revenue, we collect a lot of incoming cold emails and send each other the best and worst examples to discuss. Some of the cold …

Business Development

Sales 101: How to Close Any Deal

Ever heard of the ABCs? In sales, that’s code for “always be closing.” That’s because, to a salesperson, closing is everything. While networking and …

Social Media

Jack Welch’s Approach to Breaking Down Silos Still Works

Working across organizational boundaries was a new way of thinking 25 years ago —one that was largely championed by Jack Welch, then CEO of GE. Welch was convinced that the speed of globalization and technological innovation in the 21st century would require companies to work very differently – …

Management

Periscope Is Secretly Building An Apple TV App

Periscope is developing an app for the new Apple TV, according to multiple sources. It will allow users to watch livestreams on their television that are broadcasted from Twitter’s Periscope app. You could consider it a coming of age moment, considering the acquired startup’s website is Periscope.tv<p>…

Smart TV
Social Media

5 Ways Marketers Can Use Instagram Direct

5 Ways You Can Use the All New Instagram Direct for Your Brand<p>Download<p>Do you remember when Instagram introduced it’s Direct Message feature in 2013? …

Get Your Brand Started on Snapchat

5 Tips for Getting Your Brand Started on Snapchat<p>Download<p>Over the past year, we’ve seen a lot of brands hop on the Snapchat bandwagon. This comes as …

Is Sales Spiraling Out of Control? | Inc.com

In some ways, speed and progress have become synonymous.<p>We as humans are always pushing ourselves to simplify processes, be more productive, and move faster. Particularly in sales, "more" and "faster" have become something of a mantra. The drive to move quickly is a wonderful thing, but speed …

Marketing

Inside Apple's odd, yet effective, social media strategy

Apple has repeatedly shunned the status quo and routinely defied the odds of success throughout its nearly 40-year history. If there's one thing …

Leadership
Leadership

Twitter expands its self-service ads platform to more than 200 countries

Twitter is bringing its self-service ads platform to more people around the world. The company announced that small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in more than 200 countries and territories can now advertise and reach their target audience on Twitter in 15 languages.<p>And the program has been …