How to Create Viral Videos: Best Practices, Tools, and Examples

The following is a guest post by Shane Barker is a digital marketing consultant who specializes in influencer marketing, content marketing, and SEO. He is the co-founder of Attrock, a digital marketing agency. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, influencers with digital products, and a number of A-List celebrities. The age of video marketing is here. Brands are using…

How to Effectively Use Facebook Groups for Business

Facebook groups are a big thing in marketing. Facebook itself is pushing groups into focus. You want proof? In February, Facebook spent an estimated $10 million on a commercial for Facebook groups during Super Bowl. There are more than 10 million groups on Facebook. 1.4 billion people use Facebook groups. While it may still be relevant for businesses to have…

Tailwind For Pinterest: More Than Just Scheduling

Tailwind is the most commonly used scheduling tool for Pinterest. While Tailwind as a scheduling app is widely known, the analytics part of Tailwind seems to get a little less attention.   Time for us to take a closer look at Tailwind and its features for Pinterest. (This post contains affiliate links: if you purchase Tailwind through one of the…

Instagram Hashtags for National Days, Social Media Events and Every Day of the Year

Have you ever noticed these special Instagram hashtags that are celebrated on one day of the year? These fun hashtags for social media events, national days and worldwide celebration days? These hashtags, you usually notice when it is too late to come up with a witty idea for a social media post. Do you know where these hashtags and celebrations…

8 Inspiring Twitter Marketing Case Studies

Twitter seems so simple in features and straight forward in usage. You can find any kind of Twitter marketing case study for various situations and marketing goals. Starting social media marketing with Twitter is simple: just type in up to 280 characters, and there you go. Still, Twitter is the one social network where many businesses, bloggers, and marketers struggle…

The Complete Guide To Twitter Advanced Search

Did you know that more than 2 billion search queries are conducted on Twitter every day? Maybe the number of searches would be a little smaller – or even bigger – if everybody knew about the Twitter advanced search and all the possibilities that come with it. Almost anything on Twitter is searchable. There is far more to Twitter search…

20 Email Marketing Statistics that Will Change Your Blogging Approach

Email marketing has been declared dead more often than I can recount. At the same time, marketers swear by the power of email marketing. This article is about what email marketing statistics reveal that bloggers and marketers should know. So what do the numbers say? Should you or should you not put your time (and some money) into growing an…

How To Make Your Blog Look More Professional – Even If You Are A Newbie Blogger

A good blog shows personality. And some great blogs are great because their owner is human and not a perfect machine. But a serious blog also looks professional, even when it is new. As a new blogger, you should consider how you can make your blog look more professional. There are some things that just don’t look professional on your…

Five-Point Checklist to Make Your First Influencer Marketing Campaign a Success

The following is a guest post written by Sean Begg Flint, the founder at Position Digital, a digital marketing agency for ambitious startups and growing brands. He is passionate about helping businesses establish and increase their online presence through purpose-driven content marketing and using digital outreach for good. Influencer marketing offers incredible opportunities for brands in a huge range of…

The State of Blogging: Facts, Numbers, Trends

Is blogging dead? Dying? Or still growing and thriving? Let’s take a close look at the state of blogging. If you are a new blogger or thinking about starting a blog, you need to know about all the facts about blogging. You need to be aware what bloggers struggle with, how much time is needed to blog, and where you…