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Trends That Will Mark Social Media Performance in 2014

January 27, 2014 by William Johnson

2014 social media trends

With the advent of a new year, a lot of things change; new trends emerge for different platforms. 2014 will bring about significant changes in the way social media helps businesses advance. New trends will emerge and these will come in handy in the long run to help your business proper significantly.[read more]


CES 2014: Eureka Moment

January 10, 2014 by Tom Teicholz

CES 2014

CES takes up the North, South and Central Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center and trying to see everything there is a near impossibility -- but that doesn't stop anyone. However, this year I discovered the Eureka zone deep in the Venetian Hotel's Sands Expo convention center.[read more]

4 Initiatives Chief Marketing Officers Must Get Right In 2014

January 6, 2014 by Tony Zambito

4 initiatives for 2014 (Photo: Leo Reynolds)

The pace of change is accelerating. Last year, most Chief Marketing Officers faced the tasks of making significant changes to how marketing operates. Soaking in one buzzword after another as they try to make sense of the changing world swirling around them. While the whirlwind of change will continue, CMOs will begin to sharpen their focus.[read more]


14 Social Media Resolutions for 2014

December 21, 2013 by Christianna Giordano

What are your social resolutions?

The New Year is approaching, which means resolutions are-a-brewing, but what of your social media aspirations? Below are 14 easy ways to take your social presences to the next level next year.[read more]


14 Social Media Conversations You Need to Monitor in 2014

December 20, 2013 by Chris Syme

Social Media Conversations in 2014


We all know there’s more to social media marketing than simply broadcasting our clever messages in hopes of motivating our fans to an action of some kind. Luckily, forward thinkers give us resources to evolve the way we use digital media to accomplish our goals.[read more]


Content Marketing Trends for 2014

December 20, 2013 by Brett Relander

Content Marketing

Content marketing has been one of the most important tools used by website owners and companies for online marketing over the past several years. In 2014, it will become even more important than ever, with many powerful options available to the savvy marketer.[read more]

SEO Strategy: Looking Ahead to 2014

December 20, 2013 by Sara Flick

SEO in 2014

The world of digital marketing and SEO strategy is always changing and 2013 was an eventful year. In 2013 there were many articles written about the death of SEO. Was 2013 the year that SEO died? The short answer is no, SEO isn’t dead, it’s just evolving.[read more]

3 Ways to Increase Your Mobile Presence in 2014

December 20, 2013 by Amanda Green

Mobile Presence

One of the greatest inventions of our time is the mobile phone and chances are you aren't taking advantage of everyone's addition to their handheld devices. Here are 3 simple and extremely effective ways to increase your mobile presence in 2014.[read more]

14 Things Every Inbound Marketing Superstar Should Be Doing More of in 2014

December 18, 2013 by Roman Kniahynyckyj

Be an inbound marketing rockstar in 2014

Let's face it - we can't rest on our laurels. There's a new inbound marketer born every day, it seems, and to push into the ranks of superstardom you must always strive for greatness, young Jedi. So, here are some things to do more of in the coming year to find marketing success.[read more]

14 Social Media Design Tips for 2014

December 18, 2013 by Emily Taing

Focus on typography / shutterstock

In the ever-changing world of social media, visual elements are one of the most powerful ways to grab a viewer’s attention. Are you ready to start maximizing your social media design efforts? With these 14 social media design tips for 2014, you can create images that accomplish your goal and attract your audience.[read more]

Mobile Email and Market Share Trends and Stats for 2014

December 18, 2013 by Drew Beechler

mobile email / shutterstock

Your email client market share affects a great deal of the design and strategy behind your email marketing. It's important to not only look at your market share today, but also future trends. Here's a compilation of key stats and trends to keep in mind for your 2014 email marketing planning.[read more]

How to Keep Your Content Strategy Relevant in 2014

December 17, 2013 by Alexandra Burnett

content strategy

Have you ever been left wondering ‘What’s the point?’ after laboring to create compelling content for your corporate blog only to receve little or no direct resonse to your post? The truth is we have all been there. However, according to 2013 report by HubSpot here's why you shouldn't lose heart.[read more]

4 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Strategy for 2014

December 15, 2013 by Elizabeth Kent

enact a strong social media marketing strategy

Over the course of 2013, we’ve seen a range of social media trends emerge. With 2014 on the horizon, how can brands improve their social media marketing strategies to match such trends? How do you plan on revamping your social media marketing strategy? Here are four tips to get you started.[read more]

5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Social Media Management Program in 2014

December 12, 2013 by Fleire Castro

What's the key to success in 2014?

As we’re wrapping up 2013, we look back at the strategies that are working for the business and brands. Looking forward, it’s time to take a look at other strategies that might be good to incorporate in your social media planning for 2014.[read more]


Top Travel App Innovations That Will Change The Way You Travel in 2014

December 9, 2013 by Layla Revis

From sites that find and compare the lowest airfares and last minute hotel accommodations, to apps that guide you through your travels and suggestions for restaurants and must-sees, startups are continuing to “wow” the online travel space with new ways to ease travel for consumers.[read more]

Top 10 Social Media Predictions for 2014 (Based on 2013 Moments)

December 4, 2013 by John Kultgen

Keep your social media fingers crossed

2013 social media followed a lot of buzz-worthy events, but how we used social media in 2013 is even more impressive than the topics we focused on. These 2014 social media predictions are based on moments in 2013 when analytics, ads, and content creation drastically changed.[read more]


Hottest Social Media Sites for 2014

December 4, 2013 by Mark Scott

Social media for 2014

A new year calls for a comprehensive look at the way businesses can use social media to leverage their marketing strategies. Keeping in mind the major trends that ruled 2013, let's look at four social media sites that will be the hottest in the coming year.[read more]

2014: Predictions for the Year of Relentless Curiosity

December 3, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

Relentless curiosity.

Despite the explosive growth and relentless power of technology, 2014 will be the year when our own human power of relentless curiosity will connect us to an easier, smarter and more meaningful relationship with ourselves, our families, our communities, our countries and our planet.[read more]

20 Statistics That Will Drive 2014 Marketing Strategies [INFOGRAPHIC]

November 25, 2013 by Pam Dyer

Statistics and Marketing

As 2013 draws to a close, marketers are looking ahead to next year when social media marketing will begin to take center stage. No longer a luxury, it will become a must-have in 2014 marketing strategies. Marketing on the social Web will move toward critical mass over the next few years.[read more]


What Will Be Trending in Social Marketing in 2014?

November 25, 2013 by Stephen Moyers

Social marketing in 2014 / shutterstock

Social media networks have become mandatory places for online advertising strategy. During the past few years, the explosive growth of online social media sites like Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Twitter and Pinterest has resulted in billions of people becoming registered users. They will be critical tools in 2014.[read more]