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By Jeff Bullas | Social media and digital marketing for business and personal brands

Why Instagress Shut Down But You Can Still Grow A Massive Instagram Following

By now you’re probably well aware that Instagress, an easy-to-use and affordable website that allowed would-be Instagram influencers to use bots to …

Social Media Marketing

Facebook Creates Addiction

In 1972 the first app went live.<p>It wasn’t designed for mobile and it was meant only for geeks and programmers.<p>That invention was designed and built …

Email

Why You Should Own Your Marketing, Not Rent It

Generally speaking, digital marketers are pretty skilled ball-jugglers. We constantly balance competing deadlines, extract value out of …

Digital Marketing

Outsourcing: The Not-So-Secret Weapon Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Outsourcing is the not-so-secret weapon many successful entrepreneurs and companies use to decrease their costs, by allotting a portion of their work …

Small Business

7 Writing Tips From Seasoned 'Forbes' Contributors

If you’re reading this, you probably already know the importance of publishing relevant, relatable and timely content. You know it helps draw …

7 Blogging Fixes For When You’re Stuck, Tired And Can’t Write A Thing

Every year, I greet January with new resolutions. Often, I never end up fulfilling them. But that doesn’t stop me from making new ones every year.<p>One …

How I Built a 7-Figure Online Business as a Busy Stay-at-Home Mom

If you had said to me three years ago that I would have started and scaled a 7-figure online business, sold one piece of my business for over …

New Zealand

The Top Social Media Trends In 2017 (And How They Can Help You)

Okay, so you’ve created a comprehensive digital marketing strategy for 2017, and you’re ready to kick goals this year.<p>Here’s the thing: y<i>our</i> …

Social Media Marketing

Does SEO Writing Scare the Life Out of You? This Will Calm Your Nerves

From the time we’re young, we’re told to choose one goal at a time and give it everything we have. Many of us follow this conventional wisdom, but …

Digital Marketing

How to Make Your Marketing Personal (But Not Creepy and Weird)

Sometimes it’s a struggle for brands to walk that fine line between personal/friendly and creepy/weird.<p>It’s really hard to strike the right balance …

Marketing

How to Join, Participate In and Host Twitter Chats Like A Pro

If you haven’t participated in a Twitter chat yet, then you are missing out on something.<p>Twitter chats provide a remarkable opportunity for marketers …

Social Media Marketing

7 Hacks For Maximizing Your Creativity In The Morning

Ah, that elusive creative spark. It often seems like just when you need it the most, it’s the hardest to find.<p>It can show up without warning (often …

Creativity

Content Marketing Expert Jeff Bullas Shares His Secrets

Jeff Bullas doesn’t just blog about content marketing, he has built his own business from the ground up through the use of content marketing. Since 2008 he has been sharing insights and best practices on his blog JeffBullas.com, which has made him into one of the top influencers of CMOs. You can …

A Practical Guide On How to Get Out of Gmail’s Promotions Tab

Since Google rolled out its tabbed interface, many marketers started seeing a significant decrease in their email open rate.<p>The introduction of an …

Digital Marketing

A Step-By-Step Guide To Gaining Quality Leads From Social Media

Attaining popularity on social media platforms is an absolute must for businesses these days.<p>More and more marketers have started seeing social media …

Social Media Marketing

21 Email Marketing Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Email Marketing

It’s no secret that email is still the most effective marketing channel when it comes to ROI… but not all emails are created equal.<p>Top performing …

Digital Marketing

10 Insider Tips On How To Become a Global Influencer

Catching an Uber can be a small science experiment in human behaviour.<p>Often the trip is more about the conversation not the destination. Starting the …

Digital Marketing

A Data-Driven Look At Where People Are Investing Money In Digital Marketing This Year

As 2017 kicks into full swing, many marketers are likely re-evaluating their priorities, and deciding where to invest their next chunk of budget.<p>With …

Digital Marketing

Why 2017 Is The Year To Make The Entrepreneurial Leap

There has never been a better time to start a business than now.<p>The abundance of tools and resources available for entrepreneurs has skyrocketed in …

Startups

15 Experts Reveal How To Explode Your Organic Facebook Reach

You fire your next Facebook post into the universe, you start to quiver, this has to be the one that will answer all my traffic prayers.<p>A day …

Digital Marketing

4 Ways to Beat Your Competition With The Power of Content Marketing

The landscape of online marketing is becoming more competitive by the hour.<p>To survive, every company needs to have an edge of some sort. Small …

Digital Marketing

The Success Habit That Many Smart People Ignore

He was bullied so much at school that he was once thrown down a flight of stairs, then beaten until he was unconscious and hospitalized.<p>But despite …

Learning

Why You Need Twitter Lists and How To Organize Them

If you only follow a few hundred people on Twitter, it’s relatively easy to see what they post and keep up-to-date with their content.<p>Likewise, if …

Social Media Marketing

3 Tips For Creating Controversial Marketing Campaigns Without Destroying Your Brand

Is controversy always a good thing for marketing your brand?<p>It’s that age-old question… is all press good press?<p>There are supporters on either side …

Marketing

5 Unique Ways to Drive Targeted Traffic in 2017

10 years ago you could hit publish on a blog post, sit back, and watch the traffic roll in…<p>But in 2017 things are different.<p>Even with the growing …

Digital Marketing

26 Ways to Develop Your Personal Brand Online and Off

You’re a sales and marketing machine. You’re constantly selling yourself and your ideas. You’re attaching your name to a specific area of expertise …

Personal Branding

10 of the Best Time-Saving Apps for Busy Content Marketers

There are a lot of different ways to grow your business online. You could explore a new niche, launch a blogger outreach initiative, or invest in …

Social Media Marketing

7 Digital Marketing Trends That Are Transforming Business

The drivers of change are complex and interwoven in the world of digital marketing.<p>The trends are not islands but together amplify and accelerate the …

Digital Marketing

7 Power Writing Tips To Make People Read and Love Your Content

I chuckle whenever someone says <i>“I can’t write.”</i><p>I know – for a fact, that all of you reading this right now <i>love to write.</i><p>I mean, hello? It’s 2017 and …