Jay Baer

    • Tearing down the house: How to handle social media haters

      By Mark Schaefer I live in a quaint lake community where there is a mix of new, modern homes and cottages built in the 1960s and 70s. As the value of lake land goes up, we are seeing many of these smaller houses being torn down to make away for a bigger and more modern structure. Such was the case this week when a house on the other side of my cove was torn down.

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  • Trade Libel: If you can’t say something nice, make sure you have proof

    … yourself on the wrong end of a lawsuit. Here’s a quick and dirty guide to staying on the right side of the law when discussing competing brands and products. Don’t discuss brands at all: talk about your audience instead. The most effective marketing doesn’t discuss your competition (or even you). Instead, it focuses on your audience—their challenges…

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  • Why You Should Attend Social Media Marketing World 2017

    …, Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day) Jay Baer(author, Youtility) Ann Handley (author, Everybody Writes) Michael Stelzner (author, Launch) Michael Hyatt (author, Platform) Amy Porterfield (co-author, Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies) Chris Brogan (co-author, The Impact Equation) Mark Schaefer (author, Social Media Explained…

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  • Content Marketing Definition

    … that will be successful. It has to be a mindset that is embraced and encouraged. You’ve got to start thinking like a publisher and use that to plan and execute your entire marketing plan which content of any variety should be a part of. C.C. Chapman, co-author with Ann Handley of Content Rules 13. Creating content that helps market your business. When you…

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  • 2017 B2B Content Marketing Research Analyzed

    … Are You Committed To Content Marketing? Corporate commitment to content marketing is key finding of Content Marketing Institute/MarketingProfs’s 2017 B2B Content Marketing Research. Like any on-going relationship, content marketing requires commitment and work to be successful Lest you think there’s room for anything less than a full…

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  • 2016 Content Marketing World Take-aways

    … be very effective.) It was a super positive experience. Also I enjoyed Mark Hamill’s thoughtful wisdom. I loved hearing about the crafts of screenwriting and acting. Hamill’s creative ups and downs. His perspectives were cathartic. This was the first time I saw Jay Baer’s “Hug Your Haters” presentation. (BTW, here’s our Jay Baer author interview…

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  • Content Marketing World Authors

    … Interviews Actionable Marketing Guide regularly interviews authors to get a behind-the-scenes understanding and insights. (BTW—If you’re an author and would like to be interviewed on Actionable Marketing Guide, please let us know!) Here are our interviews with 2016 Content Marketing World authors: Ardath Albee, Digital Relevance Jay Baer, Hug Your Haters…

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  • 5 Social Media Content Formats Your Business Needs

    … important lines to guide readers. Select short words. (Hat tip: Winston Churchill) 2. Social Media Content Format: Images Images include a variety of options: pictures, photographs, charts, infographics, cartoons and even activity books. (BTW, I wrote Marketo’s Let’s Get Visual ebook. ) 74% of social media marketers use images according to Social…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social Content Blogging- 38 readers -
  • Social Media Blogging: 4 Reasons Your CMO Needs

    … tend to be after-thought content. They read like high school writing assignments not quality content. As a result, their blogs underperform. While 81% of North American B2B businesses use blogging, only 59% of them find blogging effective! It’s a self-fulfilling prophecy. Recently, long time bloggers Gini Dietrich and Chris Brogan wrote posts…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social Content Blogging- 19 readers -
  • Are you becoming an obsolete marketing professional?

    …. But for the first time, about one-third of the class was under the age of 25. The Millennials are coming! Some of these new marketing leaders were in high school when I started teaching this social media marketing class and now they’re in the workforce. One-third of my students were digital natives who didn’t need to learn the nuances of social media…

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  • Is a career in social media marketing secure?

    … Several years ago when the world of social media marketing was still emerging, Jay Baer and I had a debate on whether this would be a viable career path in the future. Jay contended that “social media” would cease to be a thing and simply be rolled up into a general marketing category. I thought that social media would persist as a specialty…

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  • The Secret To Reducing Your Content Creation Time

    … than your original content on your own media. Depending on your goals, this may be acceptable. Take care to not create duplicate content that Google penalizes. Neil Patel recommends that the second publisher use “rel=canonical” in the reprinted content. This helps Google to know the original source. (Check what Google says about canonical URLs…

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  • 5 Ways to keep up with the avalanche of online customer feedback

    … By Jay Baer, {grow} Community Member Mobile technology and the explosion of review sites and forums have made it easier than ever for customers to provide feedback – good and bad. Further, companies’ participation in these platforms creates even more feedback, the way one barking dog spurs on every other dog within earshot to join the ruckus. 8X…

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  • Interview: Jay Baer on Hug Your Haters

    … One of our show favorites, Jay Baer, is back for another interview with what will be another best selling marketing book. In fact, I think this book goes beyond marketing and should impact the process and procedures of every business as it relates to customer service. Hug Your Haters is the new playbook for how businesses of all sizes must…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 22 readers -
  • New research explodes the status quo of customer service

    … to get energized and inspired, the latest edition of The Marketing Companion would be a great place to start. In this latest edition you’ll hear about two new apps to help you create content, a list of the worst apps in the world (including the Death Simulator), and some radical new insights into customer service best practices. Two cool new apps…

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