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YouTube Attracts a Whole New World to Your Special Brand

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Businesses that hesitate will be lost as their competitors take off John Vuong was calming down after a whirlwind. Just days before, his company, Local SEO Search, launched its own YouTube channel. It’s a major step toward...
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Social media listening keeps you plugged in

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Although social media listening is a top trend, it should be part of every modern marketing strategy. Staying attuned to customers and competitors alike keeps brands ahead of the game. This is one of Yuva...
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Listening to others pays dividends

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With an ear toward social first, Twitter can still be a profitable marketing platform. That begins with keeping one's inner money grabber in check, opting instead to create personal, trustworthy connections. A journalist by trade,...
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Prepare the Pitch of Your Life!

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If you conduct some research, you’ll realize that there are many things that you can do to secure funding for your business operations. However, according to many experts and people that have experience in...
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Be Sure People Trust Your Brand As the One for Them

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Not all reviews are created equal. Yet, good, bad or indifferent, Google and other search engines rely on reviews to help the algorithms understand the relationship of brands to their audience. Marketers keen to see...
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Data Tells the Tale of Digital Marketing

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Social media changes the game when it comes to thinking about return on investment. Meanwhile, quantifying content and its effect can be a challenge. This is Christine Gritmon’s wheelhouse. The social media strategist and self-described...
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To PR Or Not To PR? 5 Key Questions For Startups

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Wired published a thought-provoking opinion article in 2015 comparing the news cycle around startups to a 12-hr clock. Indeed, tech in general and Silicon Valley in particular has received significant criticism over the years...
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Business without borders: how to go global?

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However, just a few entrepreneurs realize that scaling is not just a new profitable market but also a tremendous job, which is comparable with new business launch. Choose your direction First of all, you should form...
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Using AI To Improve Your Business’ Reputation

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Your online reputation can make or break your business. To no shock, 94% of consumers scroll through online reviews before making a purchase, so maintaining a good reputation is important. In fact, reputation is...
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Evergreens sprout new life

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For Amy Woods, “oldies but goodies” is more than a nostalgic saying. It’s her life’s work, captured in Woods’ Content 10X company and podcast. She talked with entrepreneur and internet marketer Madalyn Sklar about strategies...
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Podcasting: A New Secret Sauce To Your Marketing Buffet

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Is podcasting really creating its space in the digital marketing Legoland.? In a broader sense, it is a YES. Since ages, political leaders, journalists, and magazine interviewers have been podcasting to talk to their...
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Fintech Diversity Radar: Tracking Gender Equity Industry-Wide (and Globally)

Fintech influencer and Findexable advisory board member Angela Yore talks about gender equity in the industry as well as the new Fintech Diversity Radar initiative. Although we know that diversity leads to stronger teams...
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Brands Draw Attention with Paid Media

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Paid media is the best way to make your target market aware that your brand exists. Besides brand awareness and exposure, it boosts the confidence of existing customers. This concept drives Tony Wanaswa, digital marketing...
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How Do You Trade Trends in the Market?

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The turtle strategy was used by one of the most successful trend followers in history, Richard Dennis, who borrowed $1,600 and reportedly made $200 million in about ten years. The strategy states that when...
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Influencers Perform in the Spotlight

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Influencer marketing is a game of standing out. The result is a memorable -- and credible -- connection to a product or service. This is where Magda Urbaniak plays the field. Whether at conferences or...
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Schedulers keep social media on track

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Busy people stick to systems if they want to hit and maintain peak efficiency. That’s the premise behind Tweepsmap and RentCompass, companies that help expedite data-driven engagement and housing searches, respectively. Not coincidentally, Samir Al-Battran...
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How to know your price is right

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How much do you charge for you? That’s a head-scratcher for startup and freelance entrepreneurs alike. What is reasonable? Is modesty your downfall? Michael Janda and Sonia Harris ponder these questions every day. Janda is a...
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Life Sciences Logistics: What’s Driving the Deals?

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The healthcare logistics market is booming. On July 15, healthcare logistics powerhouse Marken announced three acquisitions. Austria-based HETO, Hungary-based Der Kurier, and Italy-based HRTL all agreed to sell. Marken, in turn, was previously acquired by...
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Top Marketers Keep Customers in Mind

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Customers satisfied with the products or services a business provides are more likely to continue doing business with that company. The key is to maintain their constant flow to the enterprise.  Marketers who succeed have...
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LinkedIn Done Right is Almost Magic

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Careers and LinkedIn often intertwine. Looking for a job? Are you on LinkedIn? The social media venue conjures up different reactions – some positive, some not. Count Chaim Shapiro among LinkedIn’s fans. The veteran career...