4 Golden Rules of Driving Traffic to Your Blog the Natural Way

4 Golden Rules of Driving Traffic to Your Blog the Natural Way So, you want to launch a blog, but aren’t sure where to start?  You’re not alone. There are literally thousands of blogs that are started on a daily basis, so how do you get yours to stand out from the crowd? Photo credit: Northeastern...

Why I Love Insignificant Things (And You Should Too)

Why I Love Insignificant Things (And You Should Too) I spend a lot of time observing insignificant things. The only reason I first realized this was because of an annual ritual I started more than five years ago where I would collect these bits of insignificance and arrange them into curated ideas that I felt described...

Ignition Video Series: Pamela Slim on How to Turn Writing Into a Business

Ignition Video Series: Pamela Slim on How to Turn Writing Into a Business Infusionsoft just recently launched their new video series, Ignition, a fun and informative way to answer small business owner's questions about running and growing a small business. Each week, the show tackles one question from their viewership and brings a successful entrepreneur / business expert into...

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GoodVidio: The Startup Story of Entrepreneur Dimitrios Kourtesis

Entrepreneur Dimitrios Kourtesis of GoodVidio Shares His Startup Story About 10 minutes after landing in Austin, TX for SXSW, I met Dimitrios Kourtesis, CEO and Co-founder of retail video engagement curation platform GoodVidio. GoodVidio is a product that helps online retailers engage and convert their customers, by improving their product pages with high-quality video content that has...

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10 Simple Ways To Effectively Use Social Content from Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick

10 Simple Ways to Effectively Use Social Content from Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick - SXSW 2015 Social content marketing can be confusing if you want it to be. However, there are some pretty simple ways to use social media as an effective tool for branding, awareness, marketing and more. Guy Kawasaki and social ninja...

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8 Remarketing Tools You Should Be Using

8 Remarketing Tools You Should Be Using Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) share their favorite, and most effective, remarketing tools with us and tell us why we should be using them too! 1. AdRoll Adroll partners with companies like Facebook and Google for advertising, and it's particularly well-suited for geo-targeting and customer segmentation. It comes with an easy...

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Accounts

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Accounts Spring is right around the corner, and with warmer weather comes the urge to clear out the clutter and begin the season with a fresh start. Beyond the annual tradition of spring cleaning your home and business, it’s also important to spruce up your social media...

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For the First Time in 8 Years Blogging Declined Among Inc. 500

For the First Time in 8 Years Blogging Declined Among Inc. 500 Nora Ganim Barnes, Ph.D, Director, Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, and team recently conducted a longitudinal study of its annual in-depth study on the usage of social media by the fastest-growing corporations in the U.S. in the Inc....

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Wondering What’s Next For Social Media?

Wondering What's Next For Social Media? 25% of the world’s population uses social media, although individual purposes differ hugely. Consider the difference between the teen connecting and messaging with friend on Facebook and the ecommerce entrepreneur who is looking to drive traffic to his site and improve his SEO rankings. But today’s teen is tomorrow’s...

Creative Tips for Posting on Facebook and Twitter

Creative Tips for Posting on Facebook and Twitter Anyone who manages social media accounts for their business has had that moment where they just don’t know what they should be posting on Facebook and Twitter. You read all the guides and top tips, but if the creative juices aren’t flowing, it becomes a real task...