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When I hear the words “LinkedIn marketing” my mind immediately jumps to traditional sales tactics. Cold emailing or messaging, following up, following up again, and then sometime down the line, closing the deal. Although a robust sales tool, LinkedIn rarely gets brought up in conversations about effective social media marketing channels for businesses.
Instagram Stories is quickly becoming one of the go-to marketing channels for some of the world’s top brands. Take Bustle, for example, with more than 1.4 million followers on Instagram alone, they are seeing incredible results from investing in a consistent and thoughtful Instagram Stories strategy.
With more than 25,000,000 adoring fans across social media, National Geographic Travel is a poster child for the power of storytelling in marketing. Their secret? Going where no one else has gone before. This is the approach that National Geographic Travel takes to every one of their stories. Undiscovered places around the world and tales of incredible human feats fill our s ...
Social media has the power to spread great content across the web like wildfire. One share from an influencer or one read from the right publisher might result in thousands of page views and shares. But creating a rock solid content strategy and executing on that strategy on a consistent basis is a tall order.
I’ve personally always been a huge fan of Google+, but it’s been several years since I’ve been consistently active: It simply became too difficult to keep up with posting. Has the same been true for you? I’ve always known that Google+ is good for SEO reasons, personal branding, and content sharing; I just found myself moving more naturally toward Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebo ...
In a world where customer service is becoming the new marketing – understanding how to find, monitor and respond to social mentions is a great skill for marketers to develop. It can help to shape your marketing strategy, too! Knowing where to listen for important conversations online will allow you to react in real-time to trends in your industry and deliver the content or an ...
How active is your brand on Pinterest? With 150 million monthly active users spending an average of 98 minutes per month using the platform, Pinterest can be an underused network for some, while a primary source of website traffic for others. Earlier in 2016, we did a study on brand marketing (studying over 16 million social media posts from 100,000 brands) and learned that P ...
How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? If you’re like me, that number might be quite high! Imagine my surprise when I joined the Rich20Something Facebook Group and was constantly excited to see all of the new, value-packed content being shared by both the founder, Daniel Di Piazza, and all of the other group members (now nearly 15,000.
Building a personal brand on social media is one of the best ways to become a thought leader in your industry. Whether you’re looking to change roles or simply advance your career, developing a personal brand is a great place to start. And we’d love to share some tips on how. Duke University professor Dorie Clark — a bestselling author and consultant for various Fortune 500 c ...
What is it like to be the social media manager for one of the world’s largest organizations? With more than 500 social media accounts to oversee, an audience in the tens of millions, and some of the most engaging content in the world to choose from, John Yembrick, Social Media Manager at NASA, has one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in marketing.
You might’ve heard that Medium is a fast-growing, much-loved network for bloggers and content creators — a new frontier for marketers of all types, where successful authors (like Jon Westenberg) can amass 50,000 or more subscribers and enjoy monthly reads in the high six-figures. There seems to be a ton of potential with Medium.