medium_5727299176

5 Effective Ways to Market Your Social Media Management Services

Marketing your social media management services to decision makers is one of the toughest challenges you may face. Why? Because there are hundreds of amateurs competing in the same … [Read More]

Brand Advocates image

10 Ways to Transform Employees Into Your Best Brand Advocates

In today’s economy, many businesses wonder how they can stand out from their competition. Sure, low prices are an option. New product launches are another. And celebrity spokespeople … [Read More]

medium_12314097535

7 Effective Tips to Consistently Come Up With Engaging Content

One of the tragedies of content marketing is that people think it’s easy. The truth is that it isn't easy by any stretch of the imagination. There are plenty of  harsh and unpopular … [Read More]

SEO Insider-2

Your SEO Insider: Google Drops Authorship, G+ Search Benefits, and the Future of SEO

Don't miss: Google Drops Authorship Understanding Personalized Search How G+ Can Help Your Search Rankings The Future of SEO Happy Labor Day Weekend SteamFeeders! Lot's of … [Read More]

medium_3183593228

Gen Z: It’s Too Damned Early to Start Stereotyping

One thing that I've learned as I work with our Millennial Think Tank is that, more often than not, sweeping generalizations about 80 million people fall flat. The reality is that … [Read More]

5 Steps to Boost Your WOM Marketing By Engaging Your Users

5 Steps To Engage Your Users and Boost Your WOM

Congratulations! – you have traffic on your website and people started using your product. That’s not a simple thing to accomplish, right? I know, I also work in a startup. As the … [Read More]

medium_6266452817

How To Balance Between Your Objectives and Analytics Tools

Monitoring 10 different integrated marketing communications (IMC) campaigns at work has been a very interesting experience. There is nothing like the feeling of implementing the plans … [Read More]

medium_2459534903

Your Social Community Does Not Belong to You or Your Organization

I've now heard this stance more than a few times from reputable sources and it really makes me sweat. My career is centered on social media and this one sentence puts that into … [Read More]

medium_6786247860

The Secret Lives Of Community Managers

Community Managers -- the "face" of brands, responsible for interacting with audiences and communities online and drumming up buzz for their company or brand -- don't have it … [Read More]

high volume sales

How To Achieve High-Volume Sales For Your Business

What is the biggest issue facing business owners today? It's not coping with an increasingly technical world, contending with regulations, or finding the right talent. It's … [Read More]

SEO Insider-2

Your SEO Insider: HTTPS Details, Local Still on the Move, 25 Free SEO Tools

Don't miss: HTTPS as a Search Signal Google's 10 Biggest Search Milestones Local Search Update 25 Free SEO Tools Everything you need to know from the world of Search … [Read More]

HELLO

How Can B2B Brands Become Thought Leaders With Content Marketing?

In an article in Forbes Magazine, Thought Leadership is defined as “simply about becoming an authority on relevant topics by delivering the answers to the biggest questions on the minds … [Read More]

phoenix rising

What Happened When My Funded Startup Ran Out of Cash

The Rise In 2013, I was fortunate enough to start a tech accelerator in WI to bring to life a project for which I'd made tremendous sacrifices. Since September of 2011, I'd put the … [Read More]

Getting Too Personal on Facebook_ Where

Getting Too Personal on Facebook: Where Context Meets Creepy

I was intrigued when I happened to see Dan Sullivan's post on Facebook. Dan is the Founder of Crowdly, a platform I call the anti-Facebook on Facebook. It's premise is to encourage … [Read More]

SEO Insider-2

Your SEO Insider: Penguin Update on the Way!

Don't miss: Preparing for a Penguin update More on HTTPS - Google's new Ranking Factor Local Pay Per Click Advertising? Identifying Quality Directory listings Everything … [Read More]

medium_11892679423

Can Co-Creation and Relationship Marketing Improve Your Business?

Your customers want value. So let’ serve it up. One of the best ways to provide value for your customers is to understand and meet their needs. Effective relationship marketing will … [Read More]

medium_204934333

Social Media Mistakes You Should Stop Making Now

Over the past few months, I have noticed quite a new group of followers on my social media accounts.  I love being able to check out these new followers and find out what they do, … [Read More]

How to Solve 7 Common Cash Flow Problems

How to Solve 7 Common Cash Flow Problems

Every company runs into cash flow problems at one time or another. Learning how to identify them early on is important. It allows you to manage them effectively and solve them quickly. … [Read More]

Rafting on a river is like being in a flow state.

13 Steps to Master the Flow State in Your Powerful Blog

The Flow State Improves Your Writing Ability and Performance   In this article you will learn the following about flow state: A definition and the significance it has in … [Read More]

medium_2780960965

3 Reasons You Should To Stop Complaining About Facebook Messenger

I remember the day like it was yesterday. Facebook had just rolled out it's News Feed as a part of its "facelift" in an effort to create more conversation, engagement, and reduction of … [Read More]

ShopIntegrator

6 Free (or Cheap) Tools Every Startup Must Use

While all things ‘cheap’ maybe looked down upon in the past as poor quality, limited utility or even short-lived; in the technology world, cheap means efficient. And smart. And … [Read More]

collect data-2

4 Ways To Collect Data Without Losing Customer Trust

Analytics are more powerful now than ever. With the tools available, companies can see not only who visited their website, but also where a user’s mouse traveled on the page and how he … [Read More]

make money

3 Proven Ways To Make Money With Your Blog

As bloggers, we’ve all come to that point in our journey – that metaphorical fork in the road – where we’ve had to stop and think about our next step. Is blogging merely a hobby to … [Read More]

Sales & Marketing

Public Relations

Public Relations Ideas for Small Business

In last year’s A Quick Reference Guide to Integrated Marketing, I highlighted a few ideas on how to infuse Public Relations … [Read More...]

13

How to Quickly Set Up an Effective Ecommerce Website in WordPress

Online shopping is on the rise all over the world with an estimated growth of 20% annually.  Ecommerce sales topped $1 … [Read More...]

SHARE-300x300

Zero To Hero: How To Become An Online Influencer

It’s safe to say that online influencers are the driving force behind the social sites we love (and loathe). But what … [Read More...]

More from Sales & Marketing

Social Media

Lurk-before-you-leap-965x1024

9 Tips for Getting Started on Google+

“Where do I even start with Google+? It’s way too complicated.” I get that a lot. So on this week’s  Google+ Tips & … [Read More...]

online chat

The Online Chat: Does Your Brand Offer This Form of Customer Engagement?

Everyone knows what it is, but not every site offers it. I’m talking about the online chat function. You may think your site … [Read More...]

Traffic

90 Percent of our Traffic Is Not From Google, And I Like It!

You heard me! I’m glad that most of our traffic doesn’t come from Google. And here’s why. Since all of your company … [Read More...]

More from Social Media

Attract More Customers with Online Marketing and Social Media
OptinMonster allows you to explode your email list by using our incredible exit intent technology.