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‘Dead’ Cat Buried, Claws Its Way Back To Life

One Tampa Bay cat is proving that cats really do have nine lives. Bart the cat was hit by a car and left for dead in the middle of the road. His owner found the beloved pet completely unresponsive. Tampa’s Fox station, FOX 13, reports, owner, Ellis Hutson, says he was sure the cat was […]

Captain Up Launches to Boost User Engagement, Retention

Captain Up, an engagement and retention platform which specializes in gaming and social tools, has announced its global public launch. The company aims to turn casual app and website users into loyal customers through the integration...Show More Summary

Denmark Non-Voters Feel The Wrath Of Voteman [Video]

Decided not to vote? Better watch your back! It seems as if the country of Denmark takes voting very seriously or light-hearted, considering on how you look at it. Meet Voteman, one of the country’s voting ploys, the superhero of Danish politics. Voteman dedicates his life to making sure Denmark’s citizens cast their vote for […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Accounts for 61% of 4Q 2014 Social Logins

Facebook topped the 60 percent mark for share of social logins for the first time since 2011, tallying 61 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the latest data from customer-identity-management platform Gigya, a Facebook...Show More Summary

What is Content Marketing?

Content marketing is the art of using content of any kind (blogs, podcasts, newsletters, and much more) to reach prospects and customers and influencers, and warm them up for the potential of a purchase. You can have an offline business and use content marketing. Show More Summary

This is Why Social Media Customer Service is So Freaking Stressful – and What You Should Be Doing Differently

When it comes to the way you provide customer service on social media, it’s time for you to lower your standards. Just kidding! Obviously social media is a big, big deal when it comes to providing customer service. Where a lot of businesses go wrong, though, is not establishing their own standards for customer service... [Read More]

Five Keys for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pinterest, which currently boasts over 70 million users worldwide, is an effective way to display your brand’s products, content and services. Businesses looking to be successful must understand the demographics (80% women, 77% 18-54 year olds) to curate a solid message through what is largely a visual platform. Show More Summary

5 Digital Engagement Questions Every Organization Should Address

To optimize digital engagement, organizations should address five questions focused on strategy, audience, value, feasibility, and when to exit. These questions should certainly be tackled before establishing a presence and committing...Show More Summary

Video Ads Coming to Snapchat

Summary: The social photo-sharing application is teaming up with some big companies to bring ads to the app. Big brands like CNN, National Geographic, and the Food Network will all feature ads on the site. Snapchat has more than 100 million users worldwide, most of whom are teens and young adults. These demographics make it particularly appealing to advertisers.

28% of Time Spent Online is Social Networking

How much time do you spend each day on social networks? According to new data, the average user logs 1.72 hours per day on social platforms, which represents about 28 percent of all online activity. GlobalWebIndex polled 170,000 internet...Show More Summary

How to Network Successfully on Google Plus. Are You Networking or is it not Working?

Networking on social media is a crucial element of success. Once you get the basics of learning how to use Google+ and other social media platforms, you realize that you need to connect with people in a meaningful way. Enter networking!...Show More Summary

How To Do Low-Cost Face-To-Face Networking

Everyone knows that networking is one of the keys to business success, and while networking on social media is great, nothing beats face-to-face networking. The biggest problem with face-to-face networking is the cost. Networking at a trade show like Affiliate […]

Content Marketing Success: Two Case Studies

A look two content marketing pillars who have created the foundations of what a great content marketing strategy is all about! This should give you some basic inspiration that you will be able to take with you to your next content marketing meeting.

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Blocks Pages Insulting Prophet | NFL on YouTube

Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Turkey to Facebook: Block Pages That Insult Prophet Mohammad (SocialTimes) A court in Turkey ordered Facebook to block several pages that it deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to block access to the social network if it does not comply, Reuters reported. Show More Summary

What a Long Time Friendship and Partnership Looks Like

I started stalking Brian Clark of Copyblogger back in 2006. Hard to imagine that I’d already been blogging for eight years when he showed up, but I knew from the start that Brian was smarter at a lot of things than I was, and that he’d go far. Show More Summary

Why You Don't Want to Be Chris Brogan

When I started my own business in 2008, I didn’t have any roadmap so I looked around to see who was doing it well and what I could learn from them. My role model was Chris Brogan, who had the number one marketing blog in the world. So my mantra became “Be like Chris.” That turned out to be a mistake, and here's why.

Why Don't Midsized Software Vendors Target Mid-Market Companies?

Many midsized software vendors adversely fumble the critical pursuit of game-changing market intelligence research and analysis that lead to strong go-to-market strategies. Continuously updated market intelligence is the keystone for...Show More Summary

Putting the Sharing Economy to the Test: Buying Nothing New for a Year

I made a New Year’s resolution this year: buy nothing new and get what I need exclusively on Yerdle for a full year. I’m calling it “The Y4Y Challenge”: Yerdle for a Year!

Personal Branding Requires a Touch of Humility

Personal branding is such a messy topic because we all need to be marketable, but there is without a doubt a point where we cross from informing, educating and inspiring to build a personal brand to just becoming self absorbed.

Introducing PicStats.com: An Instagram Analytics Tool

Most modern marketers know that Instagram can be a powerful marketing channel if you know how to use it. Unfortunately it’s lacking a bit in the analytics department. So I made PicStats, a free tool that allows you to analyze any Instagram account, yours, your friends’ or even your competitors’ accounts. Show More Summary

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