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Social media marketing refers to the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites.
Social media marketing programs usually center on efforts to create content that attracts attention and encourages readers to share it with their social networks. A corporate message spreads from user to user and presumably resonates because it appears to come from a trusted, third-party source, as opposed to the brand or company itself. Hence, this form of marketing is drive...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – The LA Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The LA Edition

I was out in LA this week and had a great time. I'm starting to really like that city, aside from the ridiculous driving times. Even though I wasn't really plugged into everything for the week, I did horde a pile of interesting news I …

Can Orabrush Cure Bad Breath in Dogs?

Can Orabrush Cure Bad Breath in Dogs?

About 11 months ago, I mentioned that I often use the Orabrush B2C and B2B case studies when I teach a YouTube Marketing course in the Rutgers Mini-MBA: Digital Marketing program. And four month ago, I revealed that I also share Ray William Johnson’s secret …

Top Lessons Learned in Marketing Video Across Social Networks and What Works for Me!

Top Lessons Learned in Marketing Video Across Social Networks and What Works for Me!

Promoting video via social media can seem like an easy option – after all, it’s free, easy to use, and gets you an immediate audience of millions, right? Well, in my experience, if you do it properly, it’s hard, continuous work, but can prove rewarding. …

Duluth Makes a Big Splash with Superior YouTube Marketing Strategies

Duluth Makes a Big Splash with Superior YouTube Marketing Strategies

Last week, I spoke about making a big splash with superior YouTube marketing strategies at the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference in Duluth, Minnesota. The conference was organized by the aimClear online marketing agency and the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. Situated at the westernmost …

Your Social Media Marketing Strategy isn’t Complete w/o Video [Creator's Tip #39]

Your Social Media Marketing Strategy isnt Complete w/o Video [Creators Tip #39]

In this week's Creator's Tip video, we talk to Nathan Engels, the creator of www.WeUseCoupons.com and contributor to TLC's Extreme Couponing series.  Nathan gives us his insights to the benefits of video for promoting your site or blog and how online video, and YouTube, have been …

Google+ Profiles Get ‘Reel’ YouTube Channel Integration Friday

Google+ Profiles Get Reel YouTube Channel Integration Friday

We've written several times about Google+ and the first thing that I noticed when Google+ launched, was that you could easily connect your Google Plus account to accounts online, like: Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, and even Orkut and Yelp – BUT, not YouTube.  Even though there …

Jumpstart Your 2012 Video + Social Media Marketing Strategy (Webinar Replay)

Jumpstart Your 2012 Video + Social Media Marketing Strategy (Webinar Replay)

Earlier this month, we held a webinar in conjunction with Brightcove titled, "Jumpstart Your 2012 Video + Social Media Marketing Strategy." Courtney Pierce, Product Marketing Director at Brightcove, presented several case studies with leading brands like Philips, Intuit, Holland America, Oracle, Intel, to demonstrate how …

No-Bull$h!t Social Video: Is “Social Video” Just Another Buzz Word?

No Bull$h!t Social Video: Is “Social Video” Just Another Buzz Word?

Are you at all confused by the term "Social Video?"  It's become a bit of a buzz word recently and I thought it would be worthwhile to ask the question, "is "social video" just another internet marketing buzz term or does it represent a Reel …

“Loving Your Customers Back” With Social Video Marketing

“Loving Your Customers Back” With Social Video Marketing

I interviewed Ramon DeLeon, manager of six Domino's Pizza stores in Chicago, and a frequent vlogger and presenter on social media, on the importance of using social video as a natural and powerful tool for enhancing customer relationships.

Social Video Marketing Tips With Domino’s Pizza Chicago’s Ramon DeLeon

Social Video Marketing Tips With Domino’s Pizza Chicago’s Ramon DeLeon

I feature a video presentation of Ramon DeLeon, manager of six Domino's Pizza stores in Chicago, and a frequent vlogger and public speaker on social media marketing. Ramon is the recipient of the Chicago Social Media Club's 2011 Chicago Social Media Person of the Year …

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