Say NO to Auto-Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites

Writing on the Web

Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" alt=" Say NO to Auto Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" />. Many people who think they don’t have time for social media use applications that automatically feed their blogs into Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Cool & Useful Sites for the Holidays

Paul Gillin

They range from social shopping to gift recommendations to real-time TV and music sharing. While I was familiar with several of these sites, I hadn’t heard of gems like Yap.tv, Wantful and Trippy. brings together the social experience of the web and music. A great app that brings people together around their favorite TV shows – it shows every program on television at any moment and lets you socialize with other viewers. Shopping online is now social.

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Trending Sources

Search success hinges on site speed

Biznology

If you don’t get your server side sorted, you’ll never make it to the pole position even if your site fully deserves to be #1 on Google. So, Google monitors how swiftly your site responds to search pass-offs. First, test your site speed.

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Tips and Tricks for Using Hashtags on Social Media Sites

Marketing Action

Hashtags have become an integral part of social media. They’re used on every major social media site except LinkedIn, and they’re also used on many smaller social sites, like Vine. This is something you could also do across other social media platforms.

All social media sites should offer profit sharing and ad revenue

Biznology

Other than Snap & YT, are there any smaller social platforms that you see as “pulling their weight” in revenue?’ Other than Snap & YT, are there any smaller social platforms that you see as “pulling their weight” in revenue? —

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6Sense Finds B2B Prospects Using Web Site Activities

Customer Experience Matrix

and key activities (Web site visits, topics researched) and scores at both company and individual levels. It then matches against company profiles that 6Sense itself has gathered from the usual Web sources – public social media, Web sites, job boards, directories, etc. – and from a network of third-party Web sites. The advantage of Web site activity is it finds companies early in the buying cycle, when they are most open to considering new vendors.

10 Sites for Free, Non-Cheesy Stock Photos

Hubspot

To prove it, we''ve compiled a list of 10 awesome sites for free, non-cheesy stock photos. proudly claims that they''re " not your typical crappy stock photo site.". We''ve all heard the mantra, "don''t settle for anything less than you deserve.".

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Build Your Marketing Strategy Like a Construction Site

Modern B2B Marketing

I know what you’re probably thinking, “A construction site?! First impression aside, a construction site and the construction team actually run like a well-oiled machine. There’s a lot you can learn from a construction site. Author: Aseem Badshah Don’t let the title fool you.

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LinkedIn Launches "Content Marketing Score" and Trending Topics Site

Hubspot

and you can''t just hit "publish" on a social media update and hope that it somehow brings you traffic. Today, LinkedIn introduced two tools to help make your social media marketing a bit smarter: Content Marketing Score and Trending Content. Social Media

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Have top influencers author your sites to appease Google search

Biznology

It’s a great time to be passionate about social media, the Internet , online community, and the Google suite of products and services: Google’s about to reward you big-time just as Google pulls the rug out from under the feet of traditional SEO link strategies.

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49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Users spend, on average, 20 minutes per day on the site.

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7 Creative Content Ideas for Your Ecommerce Site

Hubspot

If you’re not sure what that looks like or how you can use creative content for your ecommerce site, we have some pretty spectacular examples for you. Sure, any old ecommerce site could feature a blog, but there’s something special about JackThreads.

23 Outstanding Social PR Guides

Webbiquity

This shift has led to today’s emphasis on “social” PR. What are the best practices for social PR? Find the answers to these questions and others here in almost two dozen noteworthy social PR articles, posts, and guides from the past 18 months.

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The 20 Best Sites for Wasting Time on the Internet

Hubspot

Here's a shortlist of the most wonderfully entertaining places to waste time on the internet outside of email and social media. 20 of the Best Sites For Wasting Time on the Internet. If you're into great (and hilarious) fiction writing, then you'll definitely want to bookmark this site.

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Scribd: Just Another Document Sharing Site?

Writing on the Web

I found it when I was doing research for my webinar series, Social Media KISS (Keep it Simple and Serene) for Authors. It is the most popular document sharing site available, with over 50,000 uploads each day. Social networking with Twitter opportunity.

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47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1

Website Evaluation Comes Before Site Redesign

Industrial Marketing Today

You know your industrial site needs a major makeover but diving right into a site redesign without first doing a website evaluation or a site audit can be a costly mistake. However, you should insist that your industrial website redesign include at least the basic SEO features such as optimized <Title> and <Description> tags, keyword rich H1 and H2 tags, XML and HTML site maps, code for Google Analytics and social sharing options.

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10 of the Best Sales Sites

Sales Intelligence View

As a social marketing associate at InsideView , I like to spend my morning gathering the best sales content to dish out throughout the week. As a result, I have provided 10 of some of the best sales sites I read every morning when I come to work with my huge cup of coffee.

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How to Get More Leads From Social Media

Act-On

What’s your impression of how hard it is to generate leads on social media? My impression used to be that social media lead generation is unusually hard—much harder than content marketing. But in a recent survey of marketers from Ascend2 , content marketing actually surpassed social media in terms of difficulty. And today even generating leads from social media is no longer impossible. How we track and measure and publish on social media has improved.

6 SEO Tools to Analyze Your Site Like Google Does

Hubspot

That said, there are a number of tools out there -- some free, some paid -- that help you to look at your own site the way that Google sees it. These tools are critical to your organic search strategy because they allow you to focus on the elements of your site that Google deems important.

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35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 26 Social Media Monitoring Tools [Reference Guide] by Razor Social. ** 5 STARS.

In Case You Missed It | eMagine’s Recent Site Launches

EMagine B2B Blog

Since 1996, eMagine has built a wide portfolio of website designs, SEO engagements, PPC Campaign Management, Social Media Management and more. eMagine delivered a compelling site design complete with Investor Relations integrations and a blog to come!

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From HBR to Mashable: How to Be a Guest Writer on 11 Popular Sites

Hubspot

It's a good look for them to publish a diversity of voices and opinions on their site -- not to mention more articles means more indexed pages, which can be a boon for a site's SEO. Mashable is a social networking and web news blog.

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Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

As introduced to us by Business Insider , Buddy Media’s Social Enterprise Software is a suite of products is “designed to help brands build and maintain relationships with consumers to accelerate their business.”

The Real Roadblock to Social Business Success

Webbiquity

Stories about how top executives just don’t “get” social media and the concept of social business were common four or five years ago. ” Expanding a company’s social presence through its employees’ networks requires some give and take.

Social Media 2013: What Sites Are Most Important to Marketers This Year, Part 2

Marketing Action

According to the Content Marketing Institute, Ninety-one percent of B2B marketers are using content marketing tactics to grow their business, and 87 percent of those businesses are leveraging social media. Social media fright: know your story, and then get your feet wet.

17 Ways to Prep Your Ecommerce Site for the Holiday Rush

Hubspot

2) Site Traffic. Not used to an influx of visitors to your site? You don’t want to lose valuable sales while your site is down. 3) Site Speed. If your site takes more than three seconds to load, you could lose up to 40% of your buyers. 5) Social Inbox.

How Strong Is Your Site? Learn From 9 Big Brands With High-Performing Websites

Hubspot

As inbound marketers, we often jump to SEO, social media, or the quality of content published. HBO should insert heading tags on all pages so bots know what each site page is about, and improve performance timing by keeping page sizes below 3 MB.

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Social Media 2013: What Sites Are Most Important to Marketers This Year, Part 1

Marketing Action

Jeanniey Mullen, Global EVP & CMO of Zinio , along with Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Online Marketing , teamed up for a webinar covering Social Media 2013: What Sites Are Most Important to Marketers This Year. More to come tomorrow about which social sites marketers should consider.

Inside the Mysterious World of Dark Social

Act-On

Content sharing via social media is really important, right? But have you heard of “dark social?”. We can, and do, track how and when people access our content from links we send them in email or make available in social media, and so forth. It’s called dark social.

Social Media is Going Corporate [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

The following infographic was compiled by MBAPrograms.com and it showcases some recent and interesting findings on how corporations are tackling social media. Below are some of the more interesting highlights from the infographic: 94% of corporates use social media in some capacity.

Five social media courses make one social media strategy meal

Biznology

Most social media marketing strategies are like my mum and me in Genova : we were supremely blissed-out happy with our experience of the authentic, delicious, “to the tooth” spaghetti al pesto.

Industrial Blog Sites Revisited

Industrial Marketing Today

In my conversations over the past few months, I have noticed a growing acceptance of blog sites among manufacturers, industrial distributors and engineering services companies. Blog sites as inbound marketing hubs. The ability to self-manage content updates with a built-in content management system (CMS) of a blog site is one of the most requested “must have” features of industrial website redesign RFQs.

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What a Google Algorithm Update Can Mean For Your Site

Marketing Action

Sure, there were search engines like Altavista and sites like AOL to help you out, or you could create extensive bookmark lists of the sites you frequented, but it wasn’t until the late 90s before search started to morph into what we know today. When Your Site is a Victim by Chance.

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The New Social Buyer Ecosystem

Tony Zambito

From a B2B market view, the new social buyer ecosystem continues to undergo a rapid evolution.    A new social buyer ecosystem is developing with implications on our conventional thinking about how B2B buyers in particular may actually go about researching and buying.

3 Social Media Marketing Tips For 2014

Modern Marketing

by Lauren Harper | Tweet this 2013 was truly a social year. New social platforms continue to emerge, and budgets have swelled, as more companies are beginning to embrace social media presence. A reported 78% of companies now have a dedicated social media team.

The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools

Webbiquity

A basic but essential SEO tool—check for HTML errors (such as duplicate title tags), search keywords driving traffic to your site from Google, crawl errors, manual actions, and security issues. Can get backlinks and social share counts from websites and more. ” — Robbie Richards.

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10 Top Marketing Thought Leaders in Social Media

Webbiquity

If you were asked to name the top thought leaders in marketing today–the 10 marketers you’d definitely advise others to follow on social media–how would you proceed? Perhaps you’d look at existing “top” lists from other sites.

Google has carnal knowledge of social

Biznology

Google has deep access to a large handful of social networking and bookmarking platforms, including reddit, Facebook , and others. But now, Google has the same all- access keys to back-end data on all your favorite social sites as they do now to your site.