If you're not using Instagram to your advantage, you have to start now. Instagram is the hottest social media site today: Two years after its launch, the number of its daily mobile users surpassed that of Twitter. Then Facebook purchased it for a billion dollars--and it took the world by storm.
Instagram Power provides everything you need to grab customers on the world's most popular photo-sharing site. This guide covers it all--from setting up an account to promoting a brand to integrating the photo-sharing app into an existing marketing strategy. Learn how to:
JASON G. MILES is the author of Pinterest Power and cofounder and marketer at Liberty Jane Clothing. He is also the vice president for advancement at Northwest University, where he is responsible for enrollment marketing, branding, alumni relations, and fund-raising.
Learn social media's specific application to B2B companies and how it can be leveraged to drive leads and revenue. B2B marketers are undervalued and under appreciated in many companies. Social media and online marketing provide the right mix of rich data and reduction in marketing expenses to help transform a marketer into a superstar. The B2B Social Media Book provides B2B marketers with actionable advice on leveraging blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and more, combined with key strategic imperatives that serve as the backbone of effective B2B social media strategies.
This book serves as the definitive reference for B2B marketers looking to master social media and take their career to the next level.Describes a methodology for generating leads using social media Details how to create content offers that increase conversion rates and drive leads from social media Offers practical advice for incorporating mobile strategies into the marketing mix Provides a step-by-step process for measuring the return on investment of B2B social media strategies
The B2B Social Media Book will help readers establish a strong social media marketing strategy to generate more leads, become a marketing superstar in the eye of company leaders, and most importantly, contribute to business growth.
Blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other platforms are giving everyone a "voice," including organizations and their customers. So how do you create the stories, videos, and blog posts that cultivate fans, arouse passion for your products or services, and ignite your business? Content Rules equips you for online success as a one-stop source on the art and science of developing content that people care about. This coverage is interwoven with case studies of companies successfully spreading their ideas online—and using them to establish credibility and build a loyal customer base.
Create unprecedented business value with social technologies
Chief Strategy Officer at Jive Software, Christopher Morace was one of the first people to arrive at the intersection of social technology and business strategy. He has overseen more than 800 deployments of social technology in major corporations. A true pioneer of what is arguably the most important development in business today, Morace knows better than anyone how social technology is changing the way businesses operate and how successful companies are leveraging it to their advantage. Now, in this groundbreaking guide, Morace reveals all his secrets. He walks you through best practices for developing a winning business strategy that places heavy focus on collaboration, open communication, and wide networks of connections--absolute necessities for success in business today.
Morace outlines the strategic steps every leader must take in order to compete in today's constantly shifting business landscape:Learn about the newest social and related technologies (such as mobile, the cloud, and big data) and the capabilities they offer. Enact the behavioral changes within your company that will enable these capabilities to be incorporated into day-to-day operations. Determine your starting point, choose a platform, launch a social business solution, and measure your progress.
Transform is packed with firsthand accounts of companies that have taken these very steps to drive positive change, increase profits, and experience measurable growth. Morace gives you an inside look at how Chubb Insurance, McAfee, EMC, T-Mobile, Bupa, SolarWinds, UBS, Alcatel-Lucent, Genentech, and others have applied his methods. He also offers valuable commentary from industry professionals such as Marc Andreessen and academics from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business.
Technology is advancing at an exponential pace, and it's changing the way the world does business. You can keep doing things the way you've done them. Or you can Transform. The right choice is obvious--and simpler to implement than you might think.
PRAISE FOR TRANSFORM
"The tools and frameworks that Chris Morace describes in Transform are vital for companies looking to win in today’s competitive market." -- Aaron Levie, Cofounder and CEO, Box
"This is a must-read book for any customer seeking to improve how work gets done, the customer experience, and the innovation cycle." -- R "Ray" Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research, Inc.
"My advice is simple: read this book if you want to empower your people and improve your organization." -- Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT's Center for Digital Business, author of Enterprise 2.0, and coauthor of Race Against the Machine
"There's a revolution happening in corporations around the world. To succeed in this revolution, knowledge has to be shared. You need a social platform, one like Morace describes, that knows what you want to know, presents ideas to you, and enables you to connect to the right people." -- Debby Hopkins, Chief Innovation Officer, Citi
"Morace captures the process and effort that it takes to provide disruptive technologies flawlessly. Stop reading this endorsement and go buy the book already! Don't waste time. The next disruption may be your own--if you don't listen to what Morace is telling you." -- Paul Greenberg, author of the bestselling CRM at the Speed of Light: Social CRM Strategies, Tools, and Techniques for Engaging Your Customers, and President, The 56 Group, LLC
Joe Pulizzi is a content marketing strategist, speaker and founder of the Content Marketing Institute, which runs the largest physical content marketing event in North America, Content Marketing World.
YouTube is one of the world's most popular websites--which makes it one of the best marketing tools on the planet.
Jason G. Miles, the author of Pinterest Power and Instagram Power, shows you how to get up and running on YouTube and offers best practices for using it to drive traffic to websites to increase sales. YouTube Marketing Power provides expert tips on how to design a powerful YouTube strategy.
LEARN HOW TO:Make great videos--quickly and easily Build brand loyalty with powerful videos Drive traffic and revenue to your existing business Advertise on YouTube Monetize your YouTube work
This fast-paced but highly detailed guide reveals why companies frequently fail at YouTube marketing and how you can succeed by avoiding the same mistakes.
YouTube Marketing Power is the only guide you need to take full advantage of today's most powerful and inexpensive marketing tools.
Facebook Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition is a detailed resource for businesses, brands, and people who are interested in promoting themselves, their goods, and their services on Facebook. Fully updated to cover new Facebook features, this new Third Edition includes guidance on Graph Search, the updated News Feed design, cover photo rules, advertising changes, updated mobile apps, and more. Examples and case studies illustrate best practices, and the book provides step-by-step guidance on creating a successful Facebook marketing campaign, from setting up a fan page to analyzing results.
Facebook is considered the most fully-engaged social media platform for most marketers. With more than a billion users who comment over 3.2 billion times per day, Facebook provides a ready and willing customer base to businesses savvy enough to take advantage. Facebook Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition walks you through the creation of a customized fan page, and guides you through interacting with fans and building a community around your brand. The book explains Facebook applications and Facebook advertising, and shows you how to make Facebook come alive.Learn how to claim your presence on Facebook Build pages to engage, retain, and sell to customers Discover advanced Facebook marketing tactics Find out why measuring, monitoring, and analyzing are important
Create and curate engaging content, including photos, video, contests, and more, and watch your fan base grow. Social media marketing is a major force in the success of a business, and Facebook is at the forefront of it all. Facebook Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition provides the guidance and information you need to get in there and claim your space.
You thought Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were big? Pinterest is outpacing them all. As a marketer, you can't afford to ignore this amazing new platform.
Why should you start marketing right now on Pinterest? In a word: MORE. You'll drive more traffic, get more customers, and make more money than ever! Pinterest Power provides all the tools, tips, and strategies you need to get going--right now, the right way.
"Pinterest has unimaginable potential as a marketing and customer relationship building tool. In this fantastic book Jason and Karen reveal their highly effective blueprint for using it the right way. This is the guide to Pinterest that I'm having my staff read." -- JIM COCKRUM, bestselling author of Free Marketing: 101 Low and No-Cost Ways to Grow Your Business
"Pinterest is one of the hottest and fastest social tools on the Internet today. It's growing faster than Facebook did, and you don't want to be left behind. Jason Miles will show you step-by-step how he uses Pinterest to make money online." -- SKIP MCGRATH, author of Three Weeks to eBay Profits