Topic: Social Media

Easily Manage Twitter #Hashtag Contest with Zapier

Easily Manage a Twitter Contest with Zapier

Published November 10, 2014 by Brad Knutson

I recently ran a Twitter contest for the first time. I’ve participated in many Twitter and other social media contests before in the past, but I’ve never managed one before. The concept is simple, ask people to use a hashtag to enter a contest – easy. I assumed that I could manage the entries just […]

Improve Social Conversions with Snip.ly

Improve Social Conversions with Snip.ly

Published May 13, 2014 by Brad Knutson

I came across an awesome tool the other day that I wanted to share with you. Many of us curate and aggregate content that we share on our social media accounts. When we share content from other authors and other websites, what are we getting in return? Our social media followers click on the link […]

What Will SEO Look Like in 2018? 1 Year Follow Up

What Will SEO Look Like in 5 Years? 1 Year Later Follow Up

Published May 8, 2014 by Brad Knutson

5 Marketers Reflect On Their 5 Year Predictions 1 Year Later One year ago today I asked the question “What Will SEO Look Like 5 Years From Now?” to a handful of industry experts. Each marketer comes from a slightly different background, and each of them had a unique answer. There were some common themes […]

6 Ways Your Small Business Is Doing Social Media Wrong

6 Ways Your Small Business is Doing Social Media Wrong

Published April 25, 2014 by Brad Knutson

Social Media can be a powerful marketing channel. Individuals, all the way up to Fortune 500 companies are finding massive success on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and others. Yet so many small businesses are struggling with social media and social media marketing, why is that? I’ve met with many small businesses over the last […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Share Images, Get More Engagement

Twitter Quick Tip - Share Images

Published November 19, 2013 by Brad Knutson

There is no denying Twitter’s marketing power. Most people are using Twitter already, and nearly everyone has at least heard of it (it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find “Twitter virgins”). It’s clear that marketers have been focusing on Twitter for a while, and everyone is looking for retweets and shares of their content. A few […]

How To Create The Perfect Google+ Post

The Perfect Google+ Post

Published September 24, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Whether you like it or not, there is no debating anymore that Google+ is a legitimate social network and marketing platform. Google+ has come a long way since it’s “ghost town” days, and more and more individuals (brands and companies too) are joining Google+ each day. When marketing channels become popular and the potential customer […]

Introducing: Share Tally

Introducing: Share Tally

Published September 12, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Have you ever wondered how many times your blog post was Tweeted? What about how many times your landing page has been Pinned? How about how many times your product page has been liked or shared on Facebook? Of course, share buttons often have counters, so if you have those on your pages you can […]

The Social Media Marketer’s Guide to Efficiency

A Social Media Marketer's Guide to Efficiency

Published August 29, 2013 by Brad Knutson

The prospect of “doing social media” for a living is one that has always interested me. I spend so much time on social media already, I might as well get paid for it! The trouble is finding a job where someone will actually pay you to Tweet and post things on Facebook all day. The […]

How To Embed Facebook Posts

How to Embed Facebook Posts

Published August 21, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Earlier today, Facebook announced that it had rolled out the ability to embed posts to all users. It’s actually a little misleading, because by “Facebook Posts” what I, and Facebook, really means is “Facebook Page Posts.” You aren’t currently able to share your personal posts, status updates, and so on – but if you manage […]

Google+ Quick Tip: Add a Follow Button and Badge to Your Website

Google+ Quick Tip

Published August 10, 2013 by Brad Knutson

There is still some debate as to whether Google+ will ever be the top social network. Regardless of how you feel, and good marketer should be doing all they can to take advantage of it. Google has shown preference to its own tools in the past, so there is no reason to believe that Google […]

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