Social Media Selling

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College Drop Out to Instagram Trend Setter

The day I created VoTrends.<p>Before we dive into this short story I hope this can inspire some of you to follow your own dreams and your true passions …

Inspiration

Flipboard’s Self-Service Platform Opens for Publishers Around the World

Starting today, any publisher can easily apply to add its content to Flipboard so stories can be discovered and shared with millions of people on our platform. With this new self-service model enabling automated sharing across a huge network, Flipboard becomes an important new channel for awareness …

7 Online Business Ideas That Could Make You Rich

These three industries could make you rich when you start your next business online.<p>If you're at all interested in starting your own online business, there's no time like the present. We live in a golden age of wealth. As much as the media tries to glorify the perils of our society, we actually …

Small Business

Is Your (Lack Of) Social Media Strategy Killing Your Business?

Social media seems to be the best thing to happen to small businesses. It is essentially a free tool that almost everyone is using, a factor that can be a benefit and a curse.<p>Businesses of all sizes can now create major marketing campaigns on shoestring budgets. However, some businesses are killing …

Social Media Marketing

What National Geographic Did to Earn 3 Million Snapchat Discover Subscribers in Just 3 Months

National Geographic was among the first crop of publishers to crank out daily content for the app’s Discover section in 2015. In July, the channel …

Advertising Industry

The Four Books Every Social Entrepreneur Should Read

I live and work a stone’s throw from Harvard University’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As the leaves begin to turn, 150,000 students descend upon Cambridge, Boston, and the surrounding towns to attend one of the more than 50 colleges in the metropolitan area. A big chunk of those students …

Entrepreneurship

It's Not Too Late to Build a Following on Facebook and YouTube (Here's How)

Think you missed the boat on developing a following on overcrowded social media platforms like YouTube? These tips might cause you to reconsider.<p>Social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn are getting more crowded by the day. However, just because you're up against stiff competition …

The Starter Guide to Facebook Groups for Business

How to use a modern forum to grow your audience.<p>Remember forums?<p>Delphi Forums, one of the first, started in 1983. Forums provided an early version of social marketing, gathering together others to discuss common interests and causes. While Delphi still exists today, most forums don’t. They are …

Marketing

10 Proven Ways to Make Millions on Social Media

Sales and marketing is a numbers game. With 2.5 billion people online and more added every day, are the numbers working for you?<p>Marketers go where the people are, and marketing dollars follow. Last year, for the first time ever, marketers invested more money in digital advertising than television …

Marketing

3 Effective Tips To Increase Your Video Views

Great Ideas for Boosting Sales Through Social Media

Social platforms can boost sales. You just have to know what to do.<p>If you want to have an online presence that actually helps you make sales, you need to be on social media. Today we have a big menu of options when it comes to how we can use these channels to attract new prospects, activate our …

These social media influencers work hard to earn big

When Alyssa Bossio graduated from Binghamton University, she moved to Manhattan to launch a social-media career. Yet instead of pursuing a …

Social Media Marketing

10 Ways to Use Chatbots for Marketing and Sales

Chatbots have become increasingly more important as messaging applications have become the way brands reach consumers.<p>Chatbots have evolved significantly in recent times, thanks to the artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) that powers them. They're now extremely …

Marketing

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Identifying Your Most Valuable Activities – The Secret To Sales…

Identifying Your Most Valuable Activities – The Secret To Sales Success<p>Share on: Facebook, Twitter, Google plus<p>Posted on August 15, 2017<p>The life of a …

5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Robert Herjavec published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — …

Entrepreneurship

GIVEAWAY | Vor Shoes

Posted on August 23, 2017August 23, 2017<p>I partnered up with VOR Shoes to giveaway two pairs of VOR sneakers. One in the 1A KAUTSCHUK, (first picture) …

Stop Wasting Your Time at Networking Events. Consider These Alternatives

A major shift away from traditional networking is occurring. Avoid getting stuck in the past as the new age of professional connecting is in full bloom.<p>You know those dreaded networking events? We've all been there. Awkward introductions, forced interactions, people just sitting around and counting …

One of Facebook's First Employees Explains Why Email Marketing Is Better Than Social Media Marketing

How you can take advantage when everyone else is focused on social.<p>Noah Kagan was the 30th employee at Facebook, so he knows a little about social media. But, he might surprise you, because he doesn't say Facebook is the best way to market and connect with your audience. It isn't Twitter, Instagram …

Marketing

Facebook knew about Snap's struggles months before the public

You may have only recently discovered that Snap isn't having much luck attracting new users, but Facebook knew months before -- and there's a chance you helped it find out. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has learned just how Facebook has been using app usage data from Onavo Protect, the VPN-based security …

Wall Street Journal

How B2B Sales Can Benefit from Social Selling

Outbound B2B sales are becoming less and less effective. In fact, a recent survey found that connecting with a prospect now takes 18 or more phone calls, callback rates are below 1%, and only 24% of outbound sales emails are ever opened. Meanwhile, 84% of B2B buyers are now starting the purchasing …

Social Media Marketing

Experiment Reveals How Surprisingly Easy It Is To Become A Fake Instagram Star And Get Brands To Pay You

Instagram influencer marketing is now a $1 billion dollar industry, and you don’t need a cute dog or a book-worthy lifestyle to get into the game. …

Instagram

Going Viral: How I got 10k Views on Medium in 4 days

<b>I kept hearing about a ton of people having success on Medium but I was always scared to publish on there.</b><p>I kept thinking:<p>“I don’t want to start …

Digital Marketing

YouTube roll out in-app video sharing and messaging to users worldwide

YouTube today is launching a new sharing feature in its mobile app, previously in testing with users in select markets. The feature allows YouTube users to send their friends videos and chat from within a new tab in the mobile app – effectively turning YouTube into a mobile messenger of sorts.<p>The …

The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks?<p>From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty …

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Vs. Reality video calls out the most common Instagram lies

Anti-bullying organization <i>Ditch the Label—</i>the folks behind this 2017 survey that found Instagram is terrible for teens mental health—created a …

Patriot Golf Day: Change Lives Through The Game Of Golf

We are happy to support the efforts of Folds of Honor for the upcoming Patriot Golf Day. Folds of Honor was founded by Major Dan Rooney.<p>Flying from …

Golf

Influencers Are Like Rocket Launchers for Your Brand

Good influencers act fast, are highly visible and can open up wide swaths of previously inaccessible terrain for brands. However, even with precise …

Content Sources You Can Use Now for Your Brand on Social Media

When building a personal brand online it’s important to share articles that your audience can relate to. One way to achieve this is through targeted …

Social Media Marketing