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Infographic: How Instagram’s popularity offers prime marketing opportunities

As the number of daily users on Instagram continues to grow, so, too, should your marketing efforts on the influential platform.The social networking …

Social Media

An Analysis of 43M Facebook Business Pages Shows This Is the Ideal Number of Times to Post a Day

Facebook's algorithm changes have radically changed the calculus for businesses.<p>If you've been on Facebook at all recently, either for personal use or to promote your business, you've no doubt noticed radical changes to the newsfeed. Posts by friends and family have been given pride of place, while …

Social Media

Our Grand Delusion

Z<i>en teacher Norman Fischer was born in Pennsylvania in 1946 to observant Jewish parents. As a child he prayed regularly. He became obsessed with</i> …

Meditation

This Toddler Being Harassed By A Pack Of Puppies Might Be The Best Thing You Watch Today

There's not really much to say about this video other than that it's utterly delightful.<p>Did I create the myth of Chinatown, or did the myth create me?<p>…

Puppies

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

“I loved it” – Jurgen Klopp praises Anfield reception for Loris Karius

Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for the Anfield support after their positive reception for Loris Karius during Liverpool’s 3-1 […]

Soccer

How to Use Hashtags the Right Way in 2018

Hashtags represent a big opportunity for brands to inform content creation strategies, attract new followers and be a part of relevant conversations.<p>In 2007, the first hashtag was created on Twitter, and with that, a cultural icon was born. Today, hashtags are used to invoke humor, fuel social …

Social Media

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Self-improvement

Not Enough Time in the Day? Ask Yourself These 50 Tough Questions to Find Out Why

Poor time management isn't about a lack of time. It's about how you think about time.<p>Hands down, one of the most common problems faced by entrepreneurs is a "lack of time." Yet, how is it that some people achieve so much more than others when we all share the same 24 hours? It's not because they …

Time Management

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

Infographic: Do you know your public relations ABCs?

Public relations is not a one-size-fits-all industry; there isn’t a handbook for success.<p>There are, however, guidelines.<p><b>[RELATED:</b> <b>Write clear, bold</b> …

Public Relations

The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect Social Media Strategy

According to CoSchedule, marketers who document strategies are 538% more likely to report success, those who document processes are 466% more likely …

Social Media

How I (finally) overcame my fear of public speaking

<b>“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers</b> …

Public Speaking

Once a city of powerful journalism, New York loses out as cuts bite

When Donald Trump won the presidency, the New York Daily News greeted his victory with a front page image of a stars and stripes flag in a position of distress and lowered to half staff in front of the White House and the headline: “House of horrors”.<p>Since then, Trump has been featured on the …

Journalism

10 social media promotion ideas for nonprofits

Many nonprofits conduct PR on a scant budget.<p>The dedicated communicators at altruistic organizations understand the value of public relations in …

Social Media

How to Determine Instagram Pricing for Influencer Marketing

Instagram has undoubtedly contributed to the majority of influencer marketing spend over the past few years. In fact, in 2017, Instagram influencer …

Marketing

Please Stop Relying On Vanity Metrics In Your Online Strategy

There are so many channels you could work on with your digital strategy. It is probably even overwhelming for a business to know which channel to use and how to use it.<p>I’ve written an article to help you determine which channels to use and how to market specifically based on your users’ intent. But …

Marketing

Dogs go out of their way to help owners when they are upset, study shows

Dogs will make a speedy effort to comfort their owners if they think they are upset, a study has shown for the first time.<p>Although anecdotally, dog owners claim that their pets are in tune with their emotions and will offer support in times of crisis, it has never been scientifically tested …

Pets

The Top 10 Ukulele Moments

The ukulele.Since it went from a pillar of jazz to a largely mass-produced plastic instrument manufactured by the millions in the Forties, Fifties …

Guitar

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Your Editorial Calendar is Not Your Content Marketing Strategy

<i>Editor’s note: You may have missed this article when CMI published it last year. We’re sharing it now because the misperceptions about editorial</i> …

Marketing

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.<p>Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

Customer Experience Is The New Brand

The race to own customer experience is on! Companies are recognizing the importance of delivering an experience that makes them stand out from their competition. Some are learning the hard way. Last year United Airlines had a brand crisis, in which $1.4 billion in value was wiped out overnight when …

Customer Experience

10 tools to help PR pros research journalists

For better media relations, channel your inner detective.<p>It’s crucial to comb information and pinpoint the right reporter.<p>Use this guide to research …

A How-to Guide for Influencer Marketing on Instagram [Infographic]

Instagram now has more than a billion active users, while Instagram Stories is up to 400 million daily actives, making it the fastest growing social …

Marketing

This 1 Time Management Shift Will Change The Way You Think About Your Priorities

There are better ways to let employees know how they should be spending their time.<p>One of the most common excuses a company manager or executive hears is, "I don't have enough time."<p>From the moment I started my first company in a flea market as a teenager (that went on to go public and eventually …

Nurse captures heart-wrenching photo of parents comforting daughter as she dies of cancer

A 5-year-old girl, full of life and love who just graduated from kindergarten, died of brain cancer in Fairport, N.Y. on Wednesday.<p>Zoey Catherine Daggett died at 4:17 p.m. on the Fourth of July, one day shy of two years since she first had symptoms of her brain tumor.<p>“We’ve had two years to prepare …

New York City

Design Management (An Introduction) - Taking Charge of Processes and People

Design management is a complex field; it doesn’t relate to a single design discipline and the exact responsibilities attached to a design manager …

Buzzoole becomes first influencer marketing platform to introduce reporting on Instagram Stories

Influencer marketing platform Buzzoole has launched a new integration with Instagram that will allow brands to monitor ‘stories-based’ influencer …

Mom Is Warning Parents About an Online Game After Her 7-Year-Old's Character Was Sexually Assaulted

The mom from Raleigh, North Carolina took to Facebook to issue a warning to other parents about a popular multiplayer online gaming platform called Roblox.<p>As a parent, you often take as many measures as you can to protect your kids from potentially inappropriate media on a variety of platforms, …