• Facebook Spaces & the risky virtualization of retail

    … During Facebook’s annual F8 conference — which had to happen seven times before I decided “F8” was a play on “fate,” despite Wikipedia telling me it’s pronounced “eff eight” — Facebook showcased a potentially virtual future. Facebook Spaces is an attempt by Facebook to create social spaces that are built entirely within virtual reality. Visit…

    Marketing Landin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • #FeedGoals Challenge: Go from Zero to Instagram Hero in 31 Days

    According to Instagram’s latest statistics, there are 400 million people using Instagram every day. That’s a lot of eyeballs. So how are you supposed to stand out in that kind of crowd? Many Instagrammers don’t know the secret to more engagement on Instagram – post more often! In a recently study, Tailwind found that Instagram accounts that increased their posting frequency to ...

    Melissa Megginson/ Tailwind Blog- 15 readers -
  • Is WordPress Still the Best?

    I am a huge fan of WordPress. I’ve run my business on it for a decade, recommended it to thousands and feel eternally grateful for what it’s allowed me to do. But is it still the best option? As you might have noticed, the blogging scene has changed a lot in the last five years. There’s free platforms like Tumblr and Medium that are now absolutely booming and doing things s ...

    Blog Tyrant- 13 readers -
  • The 9 Conversion Habits of the World’s Most Successful Bloggers

    This is a guest contribution from John Stevens. Just how do they do it? From influencing millions to making millions, the world’s most successful bloggers manage to turn visitors into readers, readers into customers, and customers into fans without breaking a sweat. But is it all accidental, or is there any science behind their success? Are there any habits successful blogg ...

    @ProBlogger- 13 readers -
  • Surviving the Social Web: 7 Things You Need to Know

    … Oh, those idealistic good old days. Back when we truly believed that the global digital community would fact-check lies, make us smarter, and force our institutions to serve the greater good. As the man said, “How’s that working out for us?” It turns out that the social media utopia, like other utopias, didn’t end up as rosy as we’d hoped…

    Sonia Simone/ Copybloggerin Social- 11 readers -
  • 20 Awesome Healthcare Marketers to Follow on LinkedIn

    Marketing is a challenging profession, full stop. But some flavors of marketing are trickier than others. Healthcare marketers have the same obstacles and issues other marketers do, and they have to contend with strict brand guidelines and stricter federal regulations. It’s like the old saying: “Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, only backwards and in high heels.

    TopRank®- 16 readers -
  • Even Influencers Need Influencers: Why Micro-Influencers Matter for Social Video Campaigns

    A digital “influencer” is hard to define. Sure, influencers can be celebrities that often post paid ads for certain brands, but they can also be people who have earned fame solely via online platforms. People, heck even dogs, can attract millions of followers due to their unique style or interests and brands can and should take advantage of these influencers and their massive audiences.

    ReelSEO- 14 readers -