Miles Raguin

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The Eight Best Marketing Podcasts

“If you want to up your marketing game, you need to do everything in your capacity to understand trending strategies,” says social marketing expert Rachel Pisani. “Podcasts are fantastic resources to gain further insight and optimize your social media content.”<p>But which podcasts? That is the …

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How to Build an Effective Social Media Strategy from Scratch

If I were to ask you 'what’s the most important rule for a marketing specialist', what would you say?<p>My answer would be to never neglect your …

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

Influencer Marketing Is Going Mainstream With Facebook’s Upcoming Tool

The world’s largest social network just sent a clear signal that the future of advertising on its platform is in influencer marketing.<p>Facebook’s …

Save Yourself the Disappointment: 5 Things to Avoid Doing while Mars is in Retrograde. {June 26 to August 27}

<i>Whether Astrology is science or magic, we’re open to most things, if they may be of benefit.. ~ ed.</i><p>Have you ever been through a period of your life …

The Most Transformational & Healing Full Moon of the Year.

<i>*Whether astrology is science or magic, we’re open to most things, if they may be of benefit. ~ Ed.</i><p>On June 27th (or 28th, depending on your …

Why OMD is shifting its innovation 'Factory' model

OMD is shutting down the factory.<p>The Omnicom Media Group-owned agency's<p>Ignition Factory, to be exact, which for a decade worked on "out-of-the-box" …

Pinterest is launching a self-serve platform to make it easier for brands to work with influencers

Pinterest has unveiled a new self-serve tool which promises to help advertisers connect with influencers and quickly develop ads for the visual search platform at scale.<p>The custom tool automates the process for brands wishing to work with content creators via Pin Collective - Pinterest's own …

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Google Working To Set Guidelines For Addiction Treatment Search Ads

Ad agencies expect Google to introduce new advertising standards and guidelines for running ads and ad extensions related to addiction treatment …

YouTube Kills Paid Channels, Expands $4.99 per Month Sponsorship Model

YouTube is getting rid of one of its first paid content models: The Google-owned video site announced Tuesday that it is discontinuing its paid …

Three New Facebook Ad Features to Boost Your ROI

While planning Facebook campaigns, I noticed new features that Facebook had recently introduced. Curious, I decided to check them out... and here's …

See what Facebook ads you actually clicked in ‘Recent Ad Activity’

You might think you’re impervious to Facebook’s ads, but you probably do get seduced every once in a while. But because ads aren’t always permanently available anywhere, it can be impossible to find a Facebook ad that led somewhere you want to revisit. Now Facebook has a solution called Recent Ad …

Facebook Ads

Google and Microsoft Can Use AI to Extract Many More Ad Dollars from Our Clicks

When Google and Microsoft boast of their deep investments in artificial intelligence and machine learning, they highlight flashy ideas like …

Machine Learning

The Secrets to Reaching Your Goals Are Persistence, Confidence and a Belief in Yourself

Israeli artist Sivan Sternbach shares her story of persistence, rejection and an unshakeable belief in herself.<p>What’s the secrets to success? Persistence, confidence and a belief in yourself. At least that’s what entrepreneur and artist Sivan Sternbach says. And here is Sternbach's proof: Her work …

Motivation

These 5 augmented reality apps show the future of the iPhone

The next version of iOS will bring augmented reality to the masses through a software package called ARKit. As the following demos show, this will turn the iPhone into a window of a new world filled with people, objects and dreams that seemingly coexist with the real world.<p>TechCrunch got an early …

Untangling Facebook Metrics: What Advertisers Need to Know

Facebook faced a litany of criticism in late 2016 when it was discovered that it had been misreporting completion rates on its video ads for two …

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors

Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p><i>Listen to this song while you read</i><i>? It's a beaut.</i><p>***<p>Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p>Several years ago in an interview with …

30 Forgoten Buddha Quotes on Life

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha<p>“No one saves us but ourselves.” – …

How the Very Best Content Curation Is Done on Social Media - Rand Fishkin [SSM002]

The human insights missing from big data

Why do so many companies make bad decisions, even with access to unprecedented amounts of data? With stories from Nokia to Netflix to the oracles of …

The untapped genius that could change science for the better

Jedidah Isler dreamt of becoming an astrophysicist since she was a young girl, but the odds were against her: At that time, only 18 black women in …

11 Common Mistakes You're Making With Influencer Marketing

Everything you've heard about results of this powerful branding and marketing strategy is true, but certainly not guaranteed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Influencer marketing</b> is quickly becoming one of the most effective strategies for marketers interested in …

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9 Gen Z Habits for Marketers to Keep an Eye On

As organizations across the globe are struggling with developing tactics on how to properly employ and manage millennials, another wave of expressive …

Being Active on All Social Media Platforms Won't Grow Your Business Faster. Instead, Pick 1

Driving yourself crazy trying to keep up each and every social media platform? Just stop it!<p>Recently a new branding client called me in a panic saying, "We have to get on Snapchat. It's the hottest thing. We can't miss the boat." I gently pointed out to the client that their core customer was women …

6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social | Convince and Convert: Social Media Consulting and Content Marketing Consulting

According to recent Pew findings, 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social …

How Brands Use Instagram Stories [Infographic]

Instagram Stories turned one recently, and influencer marketing platform Klear analyzed 149 brands across eight industries to see how brands are …

Why The Affluent Gen X Shouldn't Be Put Into A Corner

There’s an affluent group that shouldn’t be getting the short end of the marketing stick — the nearly five million affluent American Gen X (aged 39 - …

Make These Changes to Gain More Followers on Instagram

Is your Instagram really working for you? We all know how important a tool such a social media is to help create a brand and attract clients who may …

How top Professionals mix Branding and Philanthropy

“You make a first impression and people will never forget it”. Like everyone, yes you have heard it right, like everyone you must also be looking for personal branding or product branding. For any business, branding is a crucial part in this competitive marketplace. It mainly refers to carefully …

How to Make Someone Fall In Love With You

<b>Here’s How To Make Someone Fall In Love With You</b><p>When researchers asked people to tell the stories of how they fell in love, what were the eleven most …