Have you heard of Google AMP?

Want to know how it will impact your blog?

To discover more about Google AMP and the future of blogging, I interview Leslie Samuel.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Leslie Samuel, who runs BecomeABlogger.com, where he teaches people how to blog with purpose. He’s also host of the Learning With Leslie podcast and head of training for Social Media Examiner’s Social Media Marketing Society.

Leslie will explore Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project and what it means for bloggers.

You’ll discover how to install Google AMP and related plugins on your WordPress blog.

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Do you post on Pinterest?

Want to shake up your strategy?

To discover what, how, and when to post on Pinterest, I interview Jeff Sieh.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Jeff Sieh, founder of ManlyPinterestTips.com and host of the Manly Pinterest Tips podcast. Jeff also oversees Social Media Examiner’s Pinterest account.

Jeff will explore proven tactics to grow your following and your website traffic with Pinterest.

You’ll discover what’s new with Pinterest, including promoted pins.

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Do you use stories to engage your audience?

Want to see how powerful stories can be?

To discover how to create stories for business that move people to act, I interview Park Howell.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Park Howell, a brand story strategist who helps businesses grow through the power of stories. He also hosts the Business of Story podcast and performs workshops on stories for business.

Park will explore the mechanics of storytelling, a craft every marketer should master.

You’ll discover why this is important to social marketers.

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Do your words sell?

Want to sharpen your copywriting skills?

To explore the art of persuasion and why it’s important to social marketers, I interview Ray Edwards.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Ray Edwards, author of Writing Riches and MoneyWords. He’s host of The Ray Edwards Show. His latest book is called How to Write Copy That Sells: The Step-by-Step System for More Sales, to More Customers, More Often.

Ray will explore how to craft written and spoken words that sell.

You’ll discover why marketers should care about creating persuasive content.

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Do you have comments enabled on your blog?

Have you ever turned them off?

To discover why big bloggers turned their comment systems back on, I interview Michael Hyatt and Brian Clark.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Michael Hyatt and Brian Clark. Michael is author of Platform and co-author of the new book, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want. He’s also an avid blogger at MichaelHyatt.com and host of the This Is Your Life podcast. Brian is CEO of Rainmaker Digital, founder of Copyblogger, host of the Unemployable podcast, and evangelist for the Rainmaker Platform.

Back in May 2014, I had Mark Schaefer and Tim McDonald (who was with Huffington Post) on the show to talk about the trend of big blogs shutting down their comments. This was spurred by a controversial post from Copyblogger entitled, “Why We’re Removing Comments on Copyblogger” from March 2014. In January 2015, Michael Hyatt published, “I’ve Pulled Comments from My Blog-Here’s Why.”

Michael and Brian will explore why the initial decision to remove comments was made and why those comments are now back.

You’ll also discover tips for how to grow your email list.

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Do you use Facebook ads?

Want to learn the latest strategies?

To discover what’s changed with Facebook ads and how to get better results, I interview Rick Mulready.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Rick Mulready, the host of the Art of Paid Traffic podcast. He’s a Facebook Ads coach and has numerous courses on Facebook advertising, including the FB ADvantage.

Rick will explore what’s changed with Facebook ads and share new strategies that work.

You’ll discover best practices for video ads, carousel ads, and more.

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Do you broadcast on Periscope?

Want to use it to connect with and grow your audience?

To discover how to use Periscope for your business, I interview Kim Garst.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Kim Garst, author of Will the Real You Please Stand Up: Show Up, Be Authentic, and Prosper in Social Media. Her agency Boom! Social helps businesses understand the selling side of social media. Kim is also VERY active on Periscope.

Kim will explore Periscope, the live video platform from Twitter, and how your business can benefit from it.

You’ll discover tools for analytics and saving your scopes.

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Do you use videos to enhance your brand?

Want to find ways to grow your business?

To discover how he created a video series that exploded his personal brand and his business, I interview Gary Vaynerchuk.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, host of the #AskGaryVee Show and author of Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. His brand-new book is called #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness.

Gary will explore how he created a video show that became an audio podcast and a book.

You’ll discover Gary’s thoughts on what’s hot in social.

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Have you tried Facebook Live video broadcasting?

Want to know what it means for your business?

To discover how to use Facebook Live, I interview Mari Smith.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Mari Smith, the world’s leading Facebook marketing expert. She co-authored Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day and is author of The New Relationship Marketing. Mari has also teamed up with Facebook to assist in educational events.

Mari will explore Facebook Live, how it works, what it means for marketers, and much more.

You’ll discover tips to set up your Facebook Live broadcast.

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