Why Curate?

By James Harris | Good Question... The corporate Social magazine of N4MD.

Yet Another Platform -- Whatsapp -- Launches Snapchat Clone

The announcement of Snapchat’s IPO late in 2016 revealed some impressive numbers and growth. Over 2.5 billion Snaps are created by 158 million users …

Snapchat

Why Your Dream Customer Should Be the Very First One You Approach

Simply going after them, every action your company makes will be infinitely more polished than if you were selling to your sister-in-law.<p>Setting up a new business isn’t all that hard. There are easy-to-use web templates, accounting software and CRM systems that will have your business up and …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Revamp Your Digital Marketing Strategy in 2017

By Jane Durand, Marketing Director, Blue Fountain Media<p>In the digital world you really can’t afford to let your brand stagnate. In order to stay relevant and keep pace with the times, you must always be evolving and improving your approach to digital marketing. Users’ expectations change quickly. …

Digital Marketing

What’s the Best Time to Write Emails?

The best time to write emails, according to Grammarly, is very early in the morning.<p>The best time to write emails is in the morning.<p>Typos can be …

Productivity

How to Measure LinkedIn Organic Activity

Social media analytics have evolved rapidly, leaving marketers in a quandary. Digital marketers now have dozens of tools at their fingertips, such as …

Digital Marketing

Instagram Now Lets You Add Up to 10 Photos and Videos in a Single Post

Storytelling is the trend of the moment in social media circles, and all the major platforms are working to provide more ways for users to add more …

Instagram

On-Page SEO: Boost Your Visibility in Search Engines

Time to go back to basics when it comes to creating online visibility for your business. On-page SEO is a simple process:<p><b>Optimize each and every page</b> …

SEO

Your Essential Guide to Internal Content Linking

22Today, it’s easy to get caught up in the glitzy, glamorous SEO tricks and tactics that are flooding the web.<p>SEOs and marketers everywhere are …

SEO

Snapchat Spectacles, the trendy social media wearable, now for sale online

Snap Inc., the company behind the millennial-centric social media platform Snapchat, first released its camera-equipped Spectacles last November. …

Wearable Tech

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete Against the Major Competitors

For a small business to strive and win competitors in an industry, use these strategies.<p>Moving into a new city or job can be daunting, the hassle of finding accommodation, the stress of moving personal items and most especially the people or city accepting someone new might not be pleasing.<p>The same …

Small Business

50 Amazing Social Media Marketing Ideas, Strategies & Tips

Is social media part of your marketing strategy?<p>If it is, you know how hard it can be to keep up with all of the latest news from the different …

Social Media Marketing

Not Your Dad's Content Marketing Trends—But Maybe Your Great (x5000) Granddad's

Nailing down marketing trends is targeting something that’s ever-moving. One day’s list might be topped with a push for bigger big data, the next …

Content Marketing

Tell a Better Brand Story with Content Marketing & Social Media

Let’s not kid ourselves. Telling a compelling story about your business or brand on social media is exceptionally difficult. Social media posts—with …

Content Marketing

What mobile YouTube livestreaming means for brands willing to embrace the authentic

Following its announcement last summer and months of work refining the experience, YouTube has started rolling out live streaming on smartphones for …

Marketing

Loom helps entrepreneurs lure freelance developers with equity

According to Loom founder Chase White, there’s a familiar cycle that tech entrepreneurs go through: When they’re first getting started, they sell equity to angel investors, then they use the money to hire developers to actually build the product.<p>At a certain point, White (formerly the co-founder …

Startups

How to Build a Successful Content Marketing Campaign

Running a successful content marketing campaign requires that your content attracts visitors and entices them to come back for more. It’s not enough …

Content Marketing

How is SEO likely to take shape in 2017?

Search Engine Optimization or SEO as it is known is an ever evolving subject. The more you know the less it is. Most importantly, your success lies …

SEO

Content Advertising – Next Evolution of Content Distribution

Content used to be driven by two things: Either it was produced for social media and the need to share – in which case it was visual and highly …

Content Marketing

New report assesses content marketing best practices and why “age of infographics is dying”

<i>(c)iStock.com/trumzz</i><p>Content, content, content; it’s the mantra which every marketing team worth its salt today lives by. Yet focusing on quality over …

Content Marketing

The Future of Marketing on Snapchat Is Video [Infographic]

In a social media landscape dominated by Facebook and flanked by Twitter, Snapchat emerged on the scene in 2011 with critics insisting it would be …

Snapchat

Going Global? A Video Marketing Strategy Is Your Key to Success

Thanks to digital advancements taking place all around the world, global strategies are more accessible than ever to enterprise and even mid-level …

Marketing

How to Use Psychology to Create High-Performing Content

Focus on what your audience is thinking, not what your competitors are doing.<p>When email marketing first started becoming popular in the late 1990s, it was possible to get open rates over 80 percent. When AdWords started getting traction, you could buy clicks for high-volume keywords at very low …

Content Marketing

How to fix Twitter – before it’s too late

Want to save an important part of our current Internet world? Stop trying to make money from it directly. By James Francis.<p>Added by James Francis on …

Social Media

Big Brand Social Media Strategies that Small Businesses Can Use

As a small business owner, it’s highly likely that you are not immune to envy, that feeling you get when you see a big brand’s successful social …

Social Media Marketing

4 Reasons Why B2B Marketers Should Use LinkedIn

B2B social media isn’t the easiest of tasks. LinkedIn has become one of the most popularly used and important social networks to reach out to …

LinkedIn

Why Social and Video Are the Dynamic Duo of Marketing in 2017

Unleashing the Powers of Social + Video<p>The boundaries of social media are endless and the number of people you can reach through it is limitless. The …

Social Media Marketing

How Snap Changed The Social Media Game

by , Op-Ed Contributor,<p>Don’t call Snap a social network. It’s a camera company. (At least that’s what its S-1 says.) And it’s poised to raise $4 …

6 Local Marketing Tips to Thrive This Valentine’s Day

<b>Local marketing is about being topical. Mohannad El-Barachi, Co-Founder, CEO and Board Member at SweetIQ reveals how to boost traffic to your local</b> …

3 Top Reasons To Take Advantage Of Influencer Marketing

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about influencer marketing lately. It’s a trend that’s been heating up steadily for the past few years, and one …

Influencer Marketing