How to Be a Better Marketer Through Mindfulness and Meditation

How to Be a Better Marketer Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Let’s get this out into the open: I bite my nails. Or at least I did. (Kinda gross, right?) But a few summers ago, I watched as my then three-year-old son chomped down on his fingernail. That was it. The final kick in the butt I needed to see to finally stop a decades-old bad habit. Little did I know that in my quest to stop biting my nails, I’d unlock something much bigger for myself — both personally and professionally. It was mindfulness. According to the folks at U-Cal Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, mindfulness is about “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding […]

Social Shorts: TikTok for Business, Instagram Reels, Audio Tweets

Social Shorts: TikTok for Business, Instagram Reels, Audio Tweets

TikTok’s new advertiser hub TikTok debuted its new studio hub for brands and agencies Thursday. TikTok for Business is available globally across the app’s 20-odd markets and will host services and ad formats for advertisers. It also debuted Brand Scan, an AR ad format, with tech partners Bare Tree Media, Subvrsive and Tommy. Why we care. TikTok for Business is further evidence that as its audience grows, the company is focused on building up its ad business. Instagram “Reels” now in 3 countries After launching in Brazil last November, Instagram is extending its TikTok-like short-form video product “Reels” to France and Germany, TechCrunch reported. With this roll out, Instagram added […]

9 Best WordPress RSS Feed Plugins Compared (2020)

9 Best WordPress RSS Feed Plugins Compared (2020)

Are you looking for the best WordPress RSS feed plugin for your website? RSS feed plugins makes it easy to automatically pull content from other websites and display it on yours. They can also be used to boost engagement, drive traffic, and increase page views. In this article, we’ll share our pick of the best WordPress RSS feed plugins that you can use on your website. Why Use a WordPress RSS Feed Plugin? RSS Feeds allow websites to publish content in an XML file format. This allows users to subscribe to content using RSS feed readers, like Feedly. By default, WordPress publishes RSS feeds for your blog posts, categories, authors, […]

How to Grow Your Instagram Following: Strategy for Businesses

How to Grow Your Instagram Following: Strategy for Businesses

Want more followers on Instagram? Wondering how to find and engage with the right people? To explore how to grow your Instagram following, I interview Tyler J. McCall on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Tyler is an Instagram marketing expert and founder of the Follower to Fan Society. He’s host of the Online Business Show, […] The post How to Grow Your Instagram Following: Strategy for Businesses appeared first on Social Media Examiner | Social Media Marketing.

Is your business ready to start using LinkedIn Ads?

Is your business ready to start using LinkedIn Ads?

When it comes to B2B marketing, there are a lot of reasons to love LinkedIn. There’s no other social media platform quite like it. I mean, where else can you specifically target key decision-makers based on the size of their business, industry and all kinds of other handy criteria? On LinkedIn, over 690 million professionals eagerly share all kinds of information about themselves. They come to the platform looking to learn, share, and discover business opportunities. It’s a B2B marketing wonderland. The only problem is, advertising to decisionmakers on LinkedIn isn’t nearly as straightforward as marketing to consumers on Facebook is. So, while LinkedIn Ads seems like a dream come […]

‘Stop Hate’ Facebook advertiser boycott gains momentum as Verizon joins

‘Stop Hate’ Facebook advertiser boycott gains momentum as Verizon joins

Verizon Communications has become the highest-profile advertiser to announce it’s joining the “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign, which asks companies to pause their Facebook and Instagram ad spending during the month of July. The movement was started earlier this month by a collection of non-profits and civil rights organizations including the NAACP and Anti-Defamation League. Stop Hate asserts that Facebook has facilitated the spread of hate speech, voter suppression and racism by turning a blind eye to content and publishers that promote hate speech. Intensifying internal and external pressure. Recently, Facebook confronted an employee backlash and virtual walkout over its unwillingness to remove comments by President Trump suggesting violence against […]