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  • Making Social Sell

    Jeff Molander

    5 LinkedIn Best Practices That Don't Work

    Jeff Molander | December 12, 2014

    Prediction: 95 percent of sales reps and distributors will invest time in LinkedIn best practices that fail to generate leads in 2015. Be sure you're not one of them.

  • Social Media Examiner

    Facebook Call-to-Action Buttons: This Week in Social Media

    December 20, 2014

    Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week? Facebook Brings New Call-to-Action Buttons to Pages: “Designed to bring a business’s most important objective to the forefront [...]This post Facebook Call-to-Action Buttons: This Week in Social Media first appeared on Social Media Examiner. Social Media Examiner - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

  • BrandSavant

    Six Content Creation Tips, Learned The Hard Way

    December 16, 2014

    In this week's Marketing Companion, my podcast compadre Mark Schaefer and I had a blast reviewing some of the lessons we've learned (for me, at least, the hard way) about content creation.  Most of mine revolve around being honest about the time I have for content, and setting expectations (mostly my own) accordingly. Anyway, asking me for content creation tips is a bit like asking a Vegan for their favorite beef stew recipe, but Mark sure knows what he is talking about.Also in this episode, we introduced the PodBot: your new favorite automated podcast guest. Never suffer from scheduling woes