By Scott Hornstein The true power of social media is untapped. The surface is barely scratched. Why? Because we’re missing the point—social media, like every other medium, has got to sing for its supper. If it’s not making us money, why are we doing it? We have been treating social media as an anomaly, somehow … More Measuring Impact of Social Media on the Business
Originally posted on Teacups and Tyrants-Adele Fasick looks at people, books, and history:
Almost every day of the year has been declared a commemoration of one individual or another and most of us ignore them. This week brings a day that should be celebrated more than most—Ada Lovelace Day on Oct. 15, 2013. The celebration…
The word “Infographic” may not yet be in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, but it’s a word that every good marketer and lots of other savvy business people know well. Converting data into pictures that communicate the primary message at a glance has become valuable content for companies to create. Recently, I shared a link to Hubspot … More Free Infographic Tools
In her post on Hubspot Blog, Ginny Sosky, published a terrific infographic on the state of the B2B content. The benchmark study, “recently released by Content Marketing Institute, Marketing Profs, and Brightcove about the current state of content marketing, is just so darn awesome. Take a look at the latest trends to find out if your company deserves a … More B2B Content Marketing Trends – Infographic
Subject lines determine whether people click of don’t, so they matter. A lot! I recently created an email campaign for one of my clients and we saw very strong open rates, which has everything to do with great subject lines and brand name recognition. For this particular campaign, we were inviting the recipients to an … More A Better Subject Line in 60 Seconds
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Before social media was a glint in anyone’s eye, people had ways of abbreviating. I remember hand painting tennis racket covers with “10 IS NE 1?” Maybe it’s because of Twitter that symbols are increasingly embedding themselves in our everyday lexicon. BRB, LOL, IMHO, LMFAO, which is also a wildly popular band are standards. I … More GR8 Abbreviations for Tweeting
What does this say about our respective cultures, if anything?
Originally posted on Gigaom:
3D scanners are an increasingly popular tool for anyone to quickly create designs for a 3D printer. Instead of laboriously building a model in a software program, you can just scan a physical object and print the resulting digital file. Volumental, a Stockholm-based startup founded last year, is taking that process…
Psst! Over here! I’ve got a secret to let you in on. You can create your own, very targeted listening device on LinkedIn! I KNOW! Think of the power you can wield if you hear about the issues your prospects are having before your competition hears about them. In his post, “How to Use Social … More What Secret LinkedIn Tools Are You Missing Out On?