Top Skills for 2016 from LinkedIn

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This list of the top 25 skills that can make you more marketable in 2016 and beyond was published on the Official LinkedIn blog.   The data was gathered by analyzing all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on LinkedIn in 2015 to find the 25 hottest skills required.  Since LinkedIn has access to the hiring data of millions of companies and … [Read more...]

Using the Right Social Media Language

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GUEST POST by Mike Falkow, Creative Director of Meritus Media   Social media has become the elephant in the room when it comes to business nowadays. Either you’re using it effectively, or you may as well not be using it at all. Many young folk assume that they because they know how to use it for personal interaction with friends they can do it effectively for a brand … [Read more...]

New Twitter Rules Good for Brand Storytelling

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  Twitter rules have always restricted content to 140-characters. We've all learned to write short, pithy comments making every character count. There have been changes in the Twitter look and feel over time, but the character count has always been the main feature. Last week Twitter announced some new rules that relax the character count.Thankfully the rumors that … [Read more...]

Content Strategy Challenges for Digital Marketers

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The next #DigitalPR chat on Twitter is Friday April 1, 2016 Time: 10 am Pacific and 1 pm Eastern. Topic:  Content Marketing Challenges- strategy, planning, content creation and distribution Guest:  Brandon Andersen, Chief Strategist Ceralytics.  Previously Marketing Director for Cision. @andersenology Here are the questions I'll be asking Brandon: Q1:  Can you define … [Read more...]

UGC and Social Hubs: #DigitalPR Chat with Alicia Whalen

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  My guest on today's #DigitalPR Twitter chat is Alicia Whalen (@Alicia_Whalen_) co-founder of @HashtagioSocial Alicia  has been an advocate of using consumer-generated content (UGC) in the PR and marketing mix for the last ten years.  Here are a few stats that show why UGC is so important to the Digital PR mix: Fifty-nine percent of millennials say they use UGC … [Read more...]