How to Create an Effective Social Media System
it’s not a broadcast channel – it’s a tool for creating personal connections

Don’t forget to program ways to connect directly with customers

Social business and the competitive landscape
Competition in the traditional sense is still very much alive

In the world of social business, competition can come from anywhere

4 Questions to Ask When Planning Your Social Media Holiday Campaign
What’s your local/mobile strategy?

How are you engaging with your loyal customers?

27 surprising facts about salespeople who are Social Selling
It’s not a buzzword. It’s a real way for generating revenue and results.

Social selling is not hard selling.

10 lessons on Walmart’s social media strategy
Start with a goal

Listen to the data

The Real Truth About Social Media Metrics
We Have Plenty of Social Media Metrics

The problem in social media isn’t that it’s not measurable. It’s that we have too many metrics.

How the World Sees You Should Govern Your Social Media Style

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Why Twitter just may be the better social marketing choice
Twitter is unveiling some pretty stellar new options for businesses

Twitter has announced Promoted Tweets in a public form and one-click

Breakdown of Social Media Marketing in 2014
92% of marketers say social media is important for their business

Top Goals and Benefits of Social Media Marketing

How up-to-speed are you about mobile?
How clear are you on other popular services?

Twitter, for instance? Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr or LinkedIn?

25 social media listening aids to increase your hearing
consumers make buying decisions based on what they hear

Conversations on the Internet produce massive amounts of unstructured data

Growing Social and 10 Social Media Tips to Help Build Your Brand Loyalty
Share pointers to your social streams
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To grow your corporate social efforts involve the whole team.

10 Powerful ways to get people talking about your business
Inspire people to spread the word about you

Motivate people to share your message.

Strategic Approaches to Social Media Marketing
Strategy before tactics vs. Tactics
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Where is Social Media Going?

5 Most Popular Podcasts of 2013
These Received The Most Downloads

Podcasting saw a huge renaissance in 2013.

How to get your marketing shared on social networks
The most successful marketing today, is not marketing that’s pushed at people.

The most successful marketing today, is marketing that people share with their friends.

15 Reasons To Start Blogging In 2014!
So, Why Bother Blogging?

Here are just 15 reasons, why I recommend you add a business blog to your 2014 marketing mix.

Pinterest For Business: Don’t Let Pinterest Pin You To the Wall
Now Pinterest is currently exploring promoted pins

Pinterest offers a unique platform to business

Social Media Participation — A View Of The Bigger Picture
Think Of Participation In Terms Of A Story

Social media technologies and platforms are now everywhere internet connectivity exists.

Social Circles — Use Social Media to Build a Touchpoint Corral
It's Important To Build Proprietary Audiences For Your Brand
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There are very few sure things in social and email marketing…

Can You Build a Business Today Without Social
You Cannot Live Without Social
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See, I still get asked that kind of question pretty much every day.

What Happens When You Cross Social Media with Stand Up Comedy?
Your Marketing Must Inform And Educate

Have we gotten more stupider or has social media just made it seem so?