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10 Time-Saving Social Media Tools for a Productive Summer

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Imagine you’ve got a week’s vacation planned this summer (lucky you!), and you’d love nothing more than for your social media efforts to keep humming right along while you’re gone.<p>No problem. There are a handful of social media tools that can assist …

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Social Media Insights | Sprout Social

Featured Article<p>How to Master Facebook Ad Targeting & Zero-In on Your Audience<p>Read More<p>Team Sprout<p>Sprout Social Named One of Glassdoor’s Best Places …

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90% Of Customers Will Recommend Brands After Social Media Interactions

The study focused on FMCG brands Heinz, Kettle and Twinings and found that social media can drive ROI by driving brand sentiment, encouraging consumer engagement and increasing brand loyalty.<p>More than 4,500 survey responses were collected from each brands social media pages over a two month period …

Public Relations

Why Instagram’s videos are 15 seconds long

“I don’t think that number was made up out of thin air.”<p>Instagram launched video yesterday, as everyone and her social dog knows. But why 15 seconds long, when Vine, the massively growing video-based social network that premiered the medium, is six seconds?<p>“They said it was to give people time to …

Jim Beam Thinks Twitter’s ‘Amplify TV’ Will Better Ad Copy

Twitter's been busy positioning itself as the standard channel for the second-screen experience when it comes to television viewers—most recently …

The Sanctity of LinkedIn Contacts

As a business professional, what is your most valuable asset: Your MBA, your years of experience or the awards on your shelf? Or maybe it's the profit your business made last quarter or the last successful projected you delivered? Each of these is important and each is valuable, yet none are your …

Twitter Opens Up Its Analytics Platform To The Public

Twitter has quietly opened up its various analytics tools to the public, giving everyone access to in-depth data about the people and brands who follow them, as well as the performance of their most recent tweets.<p>The change was spotted by Christopher Penn, vice president of marketing technology at …

Mud, guitars and family estate cars

It used to be teenagers who flocked to weekend-long festivals to enjoy warm beer, long queues, late nights and brilliant bands, but with the cost of …

Moroc ’n Roll: Gnawa Style

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>As we weaved our way through the alleyways of the ancient medina on our way to the Roman arched entrance gate, souk keepers hurried to arrange their spices, oils, and scarves, while the narrow streets swelled with eager spectators.<p>The kick-off parade for the <b>Gnaoua World</b> …

DMOs and bloggers: Let’s talk about content strategy and more effective press trips [audio]

ON JUNE 2, 2013, Matador CEO Ross Borden hosted an open forum and discussed how travel bloggers and journalists can work more effectively and …

SEO Articles from Matt Polsky

SEO<p>Image Optimization and Alt Text Best Practices<p>Image SEO isn't something I typically get a ton of call for, but it's definitely something I enjoy …

Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters

<i>This is a guest contribution by Sarah Hill, the Chief Digital Storyteller for Veterans United Network.</i><p>Blogging no longer has to be a text based …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in June

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in June:</b><p><b>Fête de la Musique</b> (June 21) isn’t your average music festival…because anyone can perform! The festival was first held in <b>Paris</b> on the summer solstice with …

Tumblr Brings More Ads To Users’ Dashboards, Rearranges Buttons & Teens Freak Out

A month after Tumblr introduced sponsored posts into its native mobile applications, the company is today bringing those same brand advertisements to its web dashboard. Launch partners for these new “Sponsored Web Posts,” as they’re called, include Viacom, Ford Motor Company, Universal Pictures, …

How to Compare Your Facebook Page With the Competition

Are you wondering how your Facebook Page compares to competitors?<p>What can you do to improve your performance?<p>Insights into how your competitors are …

Everything Announced at the Google I/O 2013 Keynote in One List

Google has completed its mammoth 3-hour I/O 2013 keynote, and many announcements were made. We’ve compiled a handy list so you can catch up and make sure you haven’t missed anything.<p>there have been more than 900 million Android activations in total<br>• 48 billion apps have been downloaded on Android<br>• 2.5 …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google+ Master

Unless you happen to work for the search giant that created it, Google+ is probably not your social network of choice. Nevertheless, there's a ton of …

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Vine Has Been Taken Over By Teens

Vine doesn't break down user numbers, much less demographics. And if you visit Vine today, it's hard to tell what's changed since it came out in January. The people I follow post a little less, and they're a little better at it. But otherwise it's pretty much the same deal.<p>But if you visit …

Social Media

8 Search & Social Media Optimization Tactics Worth Doing Well

Fast changing trends and serious competition has digital marketers chasing the latest and greatest tactics like hamsters on exercise wheels.<p>Good …

Cannes film festival gears up without Lars Von Trier's latest offering

The 66th Cannes film festival opens on Wednesday with Gatsby as aperitif, Spielberg as jury president and many millionaires' yachts sharking in off …

Brighton festival – review

This is the year the Brighton festival took off. The shows are staged so close together that you can be blown in seconds from one to another on a sea …

Cannes film festival to open with Great Gatsby glamour

Many people might think <i>The Great Gatsby</i> has already had a premiere with reviews from American screenings widely available. But for its British star, …

Beer-Delivering Drone Designed For Music Festivals

Attendees of the Oppikoppi event in South Africa will be served by aerial robots.<p>Music festival attendees at Oppikoppi in South Africa, which takes …

Glad's Brilliant Trash Bag Tent Could Solve the Waste Problem at Music Festivals

California-based company Glad may specialize in dustbin liners and food storage containers, but they recently unveiled a brilliant one-person trash …