5 Awesome Tools for Content Marketing Minimalists

I consider myself a minimalist in content marketing. I don’t like complicated calendars, schedulers and planning tools—to me, they make the process more complicated than it needs to be. Not to mention, they make content marketers rigid. If you’re using a 6-month content calendar planning tool—that your company is paying for—you feel obligated to stick to every detail of that plan. However, the best content marketers are agile, ready to shift content around as schedules

How to Measure and Improve Your Twitter Marketing Strategy

There’s not too much news on the Twitter front and I have yet to hear back from Jack on my Open Letter to Twitter. That said, I still use Twitter daily, find value amongst the deafening noise, and wish for it to succeed. Can you utilize Twitter to help promote your personal brand, corporate brand, products, or services? Of course! , and of those people, half followed through and shopped at the company’s store or website.

3 Tips for Marketers to Secure their Social Media Passwords

For the last week, we’ve been trying to procure the password for a client’s YouTube account. There’s nothing more aggravating and wasteful of everyone’s time than to do this. The problem was that an employee that solely managed the account abruptly left the company – and not on the best of terms. We did our best as a mediator to try to retrieve the password, but they said they didn’t know what it was anymore. Of

Add a Tweetwall to Your Next Event With Hootfeed

Have you ever wanted to have a Tweet wall in your office or at an event? There are quite a few solutions out there, but none might be as simple to use as Hootsuite’s Hootfeed. The HootFeed is an easy-to-customize tool, which animates the Twitter activity you care about live; encouraging your guests to interact with the event’s feed. By displaying visual Tweets on screens around your event, you create a Tweet wall that your

Riffle: Get This Chrome Twitter Plugin Now!

I just wrote about my reignited love affair with Twitter and shared a couple great tools for managing your Twitter followers. Here’s another nice tool that I just discovered! Riffle by CrowdRiff is a Chrome Plugin that adds a Twitter dashboard pane that helps you identify and analyze information on the Twitter user. Riffle provides information including the activity, the account’s engagement, the source of the tweets as well as their top mentions and affinities.

The World of Social Media Monitoring and Analytics

The first bit of data on this infographic is pretty fascinating… the growth of the analytics tool market. In my opinion, it points to a couple issues. First is that we’re all still seeking better tools to report and monitor on our marketing strategies and second is that we’re willing to apply a larger percentage of our marketing budget to ensure our strategies are working. As we use social media to connect with others, we