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Why Pinterest Still Matters & How to Reach Your Audience

Gone are the days of just Facebook and Twitter as the main players. Nowadays, there are countless apps popping up, and typically being born from the original pack, or at least being acquired by them. To date we have: Facebook, Twitter (yes, still here), YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat (in no particular order). The visual […]

What You Should be doing on Facebook

1. Post Daily (at a minimum) It’s an urban myth that you can annoy your customer by posting too often. That may have been true in 2005 before Facebook put its feeds on an algorithm, but now the chances that your one daily post is going to be seen everyday by the same people are […]

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Top Marketing Influencers You Should Be Following in 2017

As marketing professionals it is important to stay on top of the trends and be aware of what is happening in our vertical and in the world. This makes marketing influencers extremely valuable for us. There are so many resources out there and it can become extremely difficult to weed out bad advice from good, […]

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10 Essential Tips To Grow Your Audience On Social Media

Social media is the key to success in business, whether you are selling a product, or selling yourself. There are so many tips floating around the internet with suggestions on how to grow your social media audience, but in all honesty- most of them do not have the desired result. It is no longer as […]

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Now accepting applications for global Social Media Club Board

We recently announced our first ever global election and this gives any Social Media Club (SMC) member an opportunity to serve the Global SMC Board of directors. This is a wonderful leadership opportunity to help shape the largest professional social media organization in the world. Click here to apply today! Application Deadline: September 30, 2016 […]

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Making Money From Your Blog

Making money from your blog is no myth. While you may not become an overnight millionaire from blogging, this can be turned into a profitable job where dedicated content creators earn from the time and effort spent on their content and marketing. Your blog itself should be free, but the discussions you have and the […]

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Things to Consider When Creating a Social Media Content Strategy

Content is the fuel that feeds almost every aspect of digital marketing. Everyone who works in SEO, social media, design, development, or content creation has to consider content first. The problem is that each department can easily fall into a pattern where they are only looking at content from the perspective of their role instead […]

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Best Tools for Social Media Data Collection

As a digital marketer people often ask me for advice for managing their social media campaigns. To be honest, management of social media accounts and content is only half of the battle. The real magic happens when we are able to dive into the data and use it to benefit the management and the content […]

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EVENT: Join Best Selling Author Shel Israel at the SMC San Francisco General Assembly

  Join Social Media Club San Francisco on March 10 at General Assembly  for a lively discussion about technology’s impact on business and life with local best-selling author Shel Israel. In addition to writing six books on the topic, Israel contributes to publications such as Forbes, Fast Company, and BusinessWeek. He has been a keynote speaker more […]

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SEO Tactics From 2015 That Will Still Rule In 2016

The SEO industry is vulnerable to various factors and with the passage of each month we see something new arriving in this sphere that affects all the methodologies in various ways. If you consider the practices that worked big time in 2012, they are definitely not going to work currently. As we have stepped into […]