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  • What happens to your marketing effort when Google search goes away?

    … owners indicate they would not want to go back to life before getting their devices, and 42% say their device is now “essential” to their everyday life. 70% of smart speaker owners say they are listening to more audio at home since acquiring their device – across news/talk, podcasts, audiobooks and music. Among smart speaker owners, 45% expect…

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  • Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

    …. It’s time to give up and surrender to Facebook. They want the content, you’ll have to give them the content. Seriously. It’s time to surrender. People don’t want to visit your website any more. They don’t even want your app. They want all their information in their newstream. This means we will be optimizing for Facebook — as well as Google…

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  • Is Google really Sauron?

    The big news this week is that Twitter retired the Tweet count button, and the blogosphere naturally exploded with outrage. Well, a little controversy gives us something to write about I suppose. I think the more important story here is how Silicon Valley companies continue to grow and thrive the more they become like Sauron, the evil power of The Lord of the RIngs fame.

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  • 12 ways to achieve emotional marketing for your B2B company

    … from CEB and Google, From Promotion to Emotion: Connecting B2B Customers to Brands, found that B2B brands receive twice the impact when they connect with buyers through and emotional approach versus focusing on business value. The hiccup is that B2B brands still aren’t centralizing the emotional connection in their strategy. Solutions: Focus…

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  • Five good reasons to ignore Google

    … I’ve been exploring ideas for creative new content forms and I’ve come to a realization. Google is holding us back. Think about how much of what we create, and how we create it, is influenced by Google’s rules (or what we know of them). Conforming to SEO best practices forces us into a very small creative box, and the more we we get creative…

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  • Four ways augmented reality will be coming to your workplace soon

    … Pulling the plug on Google Glass had to be a disappointment to many people, especially those who put their heart into the Glass Explorer advocacy program. But I wanted to provide some good news — a report from the field that augmented reality and wearable technology is still moving ahead at a breakneck pace, although in places far away from…

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  • How to Build a Super Tribe using Google+

    … By Martin Shervington, {grow} Community Member I’ve been a Seth Godin fan ever since I read Permission Marketing in 2001. It is his book Tribes, however, that’s been on my mind lately, and I believe Google+ is the place where people can come together like never before to create those critical communities. So, here is a step-by-step guide…

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  • The Value of Social Logins for Digital Marketers

    … of the pros and cons of social logins. What I want to do in this post is give you an overview of social logins, dig into what information marketers can glean from the two most prevalent ones (Google+ and Facebook), talk about technical considerations for implementation and how social logins can enhance social CRM. Want more about social media? Get your…

    Jim Dougherty/ Vocus Blogin Social- 7 readers -