Blogs & Bloggers

How To Become a Great StoryTeller with Captivating Images

by Marketing News Hunter on March 23, 2012

[From Smart Brief]  Brand stories are no longer limited to blobs of text on “About Us” pages. Social media has given brands a platform to relay their story in multiple ways and to various audiences. At a recent South By Southwest Interactive Festival Panel, Becky Johns, CC Chapman, Charlie Wollborg and Karl Gude, spoke to educate [...]

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The 10 Laws of Marketing in Social Media

by Marketing News Hunter on March 23, 2012

[From Entrepreneur]  Leveraging the power of content and social media marketing can help elevate your audience and customer base in a dramatic way. But getting started without any previous experience or insight could be challenging. It’s vital that you understand social media marketing fundamentals. From maximizing quality to increasing your online entry points, abiding by [...]

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Think Blogging is Dead? Think Again!

by Marketing News Hunter on March 20, 2012

[From ClickZ]  Everyday humans are churning out more content than ever, and blogging remains an important avenue for consumer expression, according to an NM Incite report published today. Consumer-generated blogs have continued a strong upward trend since the company began tracking them in 2006, according to the U.S. Digital Consumer Report State of The Media: [...]

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Just how did Content Marketing become such a necessity to marketing?  Has it only become big now that we share content through social media communities?  Hardly!  Heck Jello was using content in their boxes way before the internet was thought of as a marketing tool.  The kind folks over at the Content Marketing Institute have [...]

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50 Ideas For Your Business Blog

by Marketing News Hunter on March 9, 2012

[From Entrepreneur] Blogging can be a great way to draw new customers to your business website. But if your blog hasn’t been updated in months or all your posts are thinly disguised sales pitches, your blog marketing plan could backfire. A great business blog doesn’t sell. Instead, it shows customers why they should do business with you [...]

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A Plethora of Social Networking Options for Job Hunters

by Marketing News Hunter on March 8, 2012

[From MSNBC]  Figuring out which social networking site is the best for your job search is like trying to decipher a riddle with a constantly changing answer. When Google+ was introduced, many expected the site to rival Facebook and LinkedIn when it came to its job-hunting potential. But recent data show that the social networking site hasn’t [...]

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Marketing Infographic of the Day: The Brain of a Blogger

by Marketing News Hunter on March 7, 2012

Ever wonder how to get the attention of a certain blogger?  What makes them tick, what makes them want to write certain things about certain products, services or even people and brands?  Well wonder no more.  Today’s marketing infographic of the day comes from the folks at Infolinks and gives you a great guide to [...]

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Whether it’s an angry customer, someone with a grudge against your of even a miscommunication, some times what social media users post in social communities can be very damaging to a company’s online reputation.  Today’s marketing infographic comes from Andy Jenkins and gives some really great tips on utilizing social media to help manage your [...]

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Percolate Helps Companies Become Always-On Content Publishers

by Marketing News Hunter on March 2, 2012

[From Fast Company]  More and more, brands are looking to build connections and relevance through content creation–a daily, multi-platform stream of words, images, and video that transcends just “messaging” and is actually of interest to human beings. How brands are handling this is becoming a bigger question in marketing circles. Percolate offers brands one path [...]

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Can social media help students or is it just a distraction?  Well that’s the subject of today’s marketing infographic of the day.  Online Universities has put together this colorful infographic to demonstrate the pros & cons of social media in education.  

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