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Case Studies

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    Top 10 Men's & Women's Lifestyle Brands
    Social Media’s Top Men’s and Women’s Lifestyle Mags

    Measuring Lifestyle Magazines with the eValue Score Social media analytics company Engagement Labs recently ranked the top men’s and women’s lifestyle magazines based on social media performance. The company’s eValue score delivers intelligent brand data for social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. A score is assigned between 0-100, and is comprised of the aggregate of three subscores […]

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    STUDY: Facebook Rivals Authority of Print as Top News Source

    New findings from the 2015 Next Generation of Commerce study, released last month by Acquity Group, part of Accenture Interactive, reveal untapped opportunities for brands across nontraditional spaces, especially with younger generations. The study surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. consumers on their habits and preferences surrounding digital engagement, content, shopping, and services in order to break down consumer expectations […]

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    Marketing American Dream Aspirations Over Celebrity Selfies

    As published to The HuffingtonPost In a social media world that at times appears dominated by celebrity selfies and cuddly animal antics, Western Union is taking a gamble with a social media campaign that delves deeper than tabloid hash tags. The iconic, 160-year old money transfer company launched a social outreach campaign that does’t focus […]

  • Big Data
    These Cities Have Recovered Most Since the Recession   Glassdoor Economic Research
    25 Best U.S. Cities for Jobs in the Recession Recovery

    This month marks the six-year anniversary since the end of the Great Recession, the most severe economic downturn since the 1930s. Six years later, which American cities have sprung back to life and which cities have lingered? America’s Recession Rebound Cities The table below shows which cities have recovered most and least since the end […]

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  • Infographic  The Next Generation of Commerce   Acquity Group Blog
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  • These Cities Have Recovered Most Since the Recession   Glassdoor Economic Research
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What is Inbound Marketing?

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The 7 Essentials to Content Marketing

 Free eBook “Content is the currency of social.” – Scott Monty, Ford Motor Company (at Dreamforce Conference 2012) Originally posted to Social Media Today. In what was one of the most socially-spirited Dreamforce conferences ever, Scott Monty’s statement last week was one of the most universally resounding. This, because the shift we’re seeing today is all […]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Social Media Optimization is Part of Good SEO

Social media optimization (SMO) is an entirely new concept dealing with all the methods that can be used to create publicity, referral traffic, and bookmarking of your website using social media tools.  Things like social book-marking, up-voting (or down-voting), content tagging, sharing, liking, RSS feeds and similar all constitute social media activity.  For the author, […]

Inbound Marketing
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Inbound Marketing and Why It Works

What Is Inbound Marketing, Anyway? Inbound marketing is the practice of online marketing that deliberately uses a combination of search engine optimization (SEO), various social media channels, and blogging to publish content that people will seek-out, find and engage with.  The concept of Inbound marketing was first introduced to me by HubSpot, and from their founders’ […]

Blogging
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Glue Gun Blogging with the 50 Top DIY Bloggers

The latest blogging statistics are out, and one DIY retailer is aware of them. A recent study shows how powerful a business blog can be: 80% of blog visits are new (awareness) 53% more traffic (awareness) Posting every day generates 4x more leads (consideration) Nearly seven million people are blogging now; 12 million through social networks. […]

Case Study
Top 10 Men's & Women's Lifestyle Brands
Social Media’s Top Men’s and Women’s Lifestyle Mags

Measuring Lifestyle Magazines with the eValue Score Social media analytics company Engagement Labs recently ranked the top men’s and women’s lifestyle magazines based on social media performance. The company’s eValue score delivers intelligent brand data for social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. A score is assigned between 0-100, and is comprised of the aggregate of three subscores […]

Growth Hacking
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GrowthHacks.Ninja’s 10 Web Apps for the Growth Hacker’s Tool Kit

Based in marketing but leveraging social networks, and some times a bit of programming, growth hacking is the intersection of data, product, and marketing. The practice is one that pairs increasing digital metrics with minimal resources and spend. The growth hacker, as explained by Aaron Ginn, “finds a strategy within the parameters of a scalable and repeatable method for […]

Advertising
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Interview: Storytelling in Mobile Advertising

Now in its sixth year, the Mobile Media Summit led by CEO and Founder, Paran Johar, is the largest mobile media and advertising conference series in North America and Europe. The events feature advertising’s best technologies, and are regularly attended by the industry’s top brands, agencies and mobile innovators. To date, over 10,000 have attended one or more shows. Paran Johar recently interviewed Vaino […]

Big Data
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Machine Learning Making Social Media Data Decipherable Without a PhD

As published to SocialMediaToday While social media is vital for delivering stellar marketing and customer service, extracting industry and customer insights is often limited to brand reputation and user sentiment assessment. Until now, identifying intent from human-created data – such as social networks, blogs, news articles and discussions – has required hire a bunch of data scientists […]

Business Blogging
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Why We Love Visual Storytelling

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, the average attention span of a human being has dropped from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8 seconds in 2013–one second less than the attention span of a goldfish. The folks at Widen Enterprises have studied how and why marketers should make the most of the 8-second, […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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