Google+ Communities are a gold mine for brands, but many marketers still aren’t using them to their full potential. Learn ten reasons why Google+ Communities should be a major part of your content marketing strategy in 2014.
The recent f8 conference has created some confusion about just how Facebook’s announcements will change marketers’ jobs. Here, Janrain’s Marketing Strategist explores the two new options that will make a difference for user privacy and brand trust.
Creating and sharing content is not easy. Here are John Jantsch’s go-to tools for everything from blogging to images to audio recording.
Nick Robinson, Digital Strategist at SAP, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the structure of his global and expansive team, how he has been streamlining the social engagement, and the other shifts in the social landscape that SAP has been embracing.
The word “networking” has become laden with negative associations. It’s no wonder considering some of the tactics people use, from the time-wasting to the downright obnoxious. Yet we know there is immense value in networking. We just need to redefine it. The world has changed dramatically, and networking needs to […]
Martin Shervington, Founder and Community Manager of Plus Your Business, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the current state of Google+ in the face of a leadership shakeup, the intrinsic value of Google+ conversations, and what our listeners need to know about making the most of their Google+ engagement.
April’s guests on the Social Pros Podcast brought in expertise from all different industries, with guests including Water.org, the global non-profit that aims to bring safe water to all; Bob Pfeifer, who used social media to find his kidnapped son across the world; Ekaterina Walter and Jessica Gioglio, authors of the new book The Power of Visual Storytelling; and software innovator VMware.
Sophisticated marketers have a lot on their minds these days, such as developing and reaching audiences, creating consumer connections with meaningful content and campaigns, demonstrating business results, and doing it all in compliance with legal rules and guidelines. The Federal Trade Commission recently completed an investigation into a Pinterest-based contest conducted […]
John Mark Troyer, Director and Social Media Evangelist for VMware, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the origins of the community surrounding VMware, the tools his team has built to allow that community to change over time, and how they encourage influencers to remain active advocates of the brand.
Visual Marketing on All Scales We have an exciting show today featuring Ekaterina Walter and Jessica Gioglio, both of whom are veteran Social Pros guests (and Jessica is a regular guest contributor on the Convince and Convert blog). They join us this week to talk about their new book The […]
As a marketing professional in today’s über-competitive online space, you understand the importance and value of engaging your audience. You’re part of the 91% of B2B marketers establishing and building a community using both content and social media marketing. It can be difficult. You’re interacting with your audience constantly: fostering […]
Bob Pfeifer, Creator of BringJerryHome.com, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss how he used social media and grassroots marketing to find his missing son halfway across the world.
“Ghost town.” “Waste of time.” “It’ll never happen.” These are common sentiments when it comes to Google+, but it really is time to rethink your strategy because Google+ is not going away. I know, your department’s resources are all tied up with other channels, like Twitter and Facebook, and you think Google+ […]
Partnering for Good With Water.org, Mike McCamon spends his time finding creative ways to solve the water crisis on a day-to-day basis. When he began working there, the organization was focused mostly on using direct mail as a way to communicate with donors and to spread awareness. Over the past […]
Even though their job titles and descriptions sound the same, many of our esteemed pros on the Social Pros Podcast have differing views on how best to be social and backgrounds that got them where they are today. We’re lucky to have them share their valuable insights and experiences. March […]