May 12-14, 2020
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The Ethics of Data Privacy in Influencer Marketing

By: By Dave Dickman, CEO, Tagger Media
October 21st, 2019

Influencer marketing is a multi-billion dollar powerhouse industry with no signs of slowing down on spending or efficacy. According to a recent study, businesses and brands can see up to 11 times higher ROI with influencer marketing than other, more traditional forms of advertising. Increasingly more brands are turning to influencer marketing to grow their […]

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5 SEO Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

By: Alex Shultz, SureOak
October 14th, 2019

As you probably know, search engine optimization is a technical term to describe what people do to help a website rank on search engines like Google. Before I dive into today’s topic, let me first share a few statistics in case you don’t believe in SEO: SEO is an $80 billion industry, and that number […]

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5 Productivity Hacks for the Social Media Army of One

By: Julia Angelen Joy
September 23rd, 2019

As a social media army of one, I have managed social for small businesses, large corporations, PR agencies and entrepreneurs. The best advice I can offer for fellow solo social media “teams” is to make sure social media marketing is part of your daily routine. Engagement requires steady momentum; it follows that a daily social […]

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4 Instagram Tips for Making Your Audience the Hero

By: Veronica Romney, President/Founder, ModernMarca
September 9th, 2019

Building a thriving Instagram following is an exciting, if challenging, process. The platform allows brands to connect with people from all over the world and share their own journeys in the process. There is also ample opportunity to educate followers and inspire others to build their own Instagram brands from scratch. Once you reel in […]

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5 SEO Strategies for Higher Google Rankings in 2019

By: Andre Oentoro
September 4th, 2019

SEO is one of the most-discussed topics in the world of digital marketing for a reason. Despite the millions of online properties out there, only 10 websites appear on the first page of Google. And over 90% of customers—the people that buy your products and pay your bills—never search past the first page. Frustratingly, the […]

5 Must-Haves for B2B Social Media Marketing

By: Julia Angelen Joy
August 29th, 2019

To be successful and relevant, you should start your B2B social media marketing strategy with a focus on content, using a combination of websites, blogs, videos, and premium deliverables (case studies or white papers, for example). Once your tactics are defined, focus on providing a fresh approach and a new look for your product or service.

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Influencing the Influencers

By: Adam Ritchie, Adam Ritchie Brand Direction
August 19th, 2019

As influencer marketing evolves, digital communicators have gotten better at collaborating with influencers on content. But we can do better. We can collaborate with them to create compelling products at the same time. Brands shouldn’t be asking, “How can we use influencers?” They should be asking, instead, “How can influencers use us?” Try to think […]

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Is Your Product Really a Brand?

By: Heather Champine, Partner and COO, Media Relations Agency
August 12th, 2019

When you hear “Uber,” you probably think of a ride share service. Similarly, the name “Nike” makes most of us think of shoes. What would a stranger picture when told the name of your company or product? At its core, a brand is the definition people hold in their minds of your company and its […]

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Lessons From the Mind Flayer’s Viral Marketing Play On Tinder

By: Laura Bedrossian, VP, Social Strategy at Hot Paper Lantern
August 7th, 2019

Note: “Stranger Things” Season 3 Spoilers Ahead. The other day, it came to me. Maybe it was the fact that I binge watched “Stranger Things” Season 3 in two days and was sad it was over. Maybe it was the Mind Flayer’s influence. Whatever the reason, I found myself wondering: Why didn’t the Mind Flayer […]

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5 Tips for Growing Your Brand’s Blog Audience

By: Elaine Rau, Founder, LadyBossBlogger
July 29th, 2019

Is your blog struggling to reach a larger audience within your target demographic? Don’t worry! A lot of other companies are having the same issue. Here are five tips for how your brand can improve its blog presence and grow its readership. Titles, Titles, TITLES! Your title could be a barrier to reeling in more […]

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