Mike Laverde

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DIY Christmas Ornament Projects

Forest animals, mushrooms, and bristle ornaments mix the natural and the fantastical -- and bring texture to your tree.

Diy

I’ve been loving watercolor graphics for a while now but hadn’t ever made a real craft with it. Probably because …

Graphics

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Developing A 360-Degree Digital Marketing Strategy - #infographic

"360 degree digital marketing is one of the most popular marketing philosophies around right now – but what does it really mean, and how can you do …

Why Adding a Video is Crucial to Your Social Media Marketing?

Posted By Jane Danes on Sep 20, 2015 | 0 comments<p><b>Video has become an essential part of any content strategy and social media marketing. With the</b> …

How to Effectively Brand Yourself -- Regardless of Your Budget

A brand isn't something only large, well-known companies have. It is a necessity for any person or business -- from freelancers to international e-commerce sites -- to establish themselves as an authority in their industry.<p>A brand is not just a logo; it's a reputation. It's a way to attract and …

8 Annoying Things You're Doing on Social Media That You Should Stop Immediately

Just like back in high school English class, there are varying levels of aptitude when it comes to business owners using social media. There are the …

How Links & Content Work Together in SEO Rankings

August 3, 2015<p>Photo Credit: Baitong333 via freedigitalphotos.net<p>It’s one of the most hotly debated topics in the world of content marketing: to link …

Social Media

For Impulse Shoppers, a Brave New Retail World on Social Media

August 3, 2015<p>Share<p>Impulse shoppers, welcome to a brand-new way to feed your fix. In the span of a few weeks last month, Facebook, Pinterest and …

How to incorporate video into social media campaigns

Think online video is big these days? It’s only going to get bigger—huge, in fact.<p>Consider these statistics from Adelie Studios:<p>70 percent of …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Calendar

74% of marketers saw an <b>increase in traffic</b> after spending just 6 hours per week on social media and 78% of American consumers stated that social …

What are your top Content Amplification Strategies

Hello and welcome to AmplifyBlog.<p>Let me take this opportunity to <b>invite you all</b> on this exclusive blogging community.<p>My mission with AmplifyBlog is to …

How to Launch Your Brand on Social Media

<b>Create a Plan</b><p>You need to integrate your social media efforts into your company’s overall communications plan. Having a solid social strategy is just …

Marketing

How your small business can best use digital marketing tools - Jacksonville Business Journal

Scrolling on Facebook, it's become commonplace to see banner ads for stores a person recently viewed online — Old Navy, Target, Amazon.<p>But now, more …

Small Business

Why Digital Marketing Matters

Inbound Marketing. Content Marketing. Marketing Automation.<p>There’s a lot of buzz these days about the glory of digital marketing solutions for small …

Marketing

4 Things You Didn't Know About the Crazy Growth of Content Marketing

Find out what LinkedIn and Indeed reveal about the growing need for content marketing.<p>In January 2014, Rand Fishkin made the following prediction for the coming year:<p><i>Resumes listing "Content Marketing" will grow faster than either SEO or "Social Media Marketing"</i><p>A year later, we pondered whether or …

Marketing

Top 4 Content Suggestion Tools for Social Media

As of July 2015, more than 40% of the world’s population is connected to the internet. There has been a steady growth in Internet penetration over …

Social Media Apps the Most Commonly Checked "First App of the Day" - Report

What's the first thing you do every morning when you wake up? For many of us, it's checking-in with our social media networks, as evidenced by new …

How to Design An Irresistible Facebook Page

11 million people use Facebook every 18 minutes…<p>7,246 new users are added to the social media mammoth every 15 minutes and 936 million active users …

Social Media Interview: Anne Marie Holder, CEO– Spark Strategic Ideas

<b>A short description of how and why you got started in social media</b>When I started Spark Strategic Ideas in 2008, brands were just starting to uncover …

Advertising is on Life Support: Content is About to Be King

Content is about to be king because everyone can market their content directly to one another without the increasingly irrelevant contribution of a …

Interesting Social Media Sites Statistics for the Top 10

Social media is that dominating force in the modern world that can change minds, catch more business, increase sales or build and shape a brand or …

SMToolbox: Engage Consumers through Real-Time Social Content with Livefyre Studio

Have you ever wanted to see all of the social content that's being posted about your brand and then utilize that content for your marketing …

Let’s Get Real About Account-Based Marketing and Social Selling

I don’t think it’s an accident that there’s so much buzz around account-based marketing right now. As a matter of fact, right around the corner in …

The idea of authentic marketing was developed on the premise that digital consumers are too savvy, and have too many resources available to them, to be fooled by dishonest, self-serving marketing messages. When attempted, sophisticated consumers will flee, but not before inflicting a little pain of their own.

By Regina Gilloon-Meyer, correspondent<p>The idea of authentic marketing was developed on the premise that digital consumers are too savvy, and have too …

Social Media Marketing In The Digital Age

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Social media marketing has been around a long time, but it has only recently been experiencing an explosion in participation from around …

Public Relations