social media researchDo you wonder how your peers are using social media?

Wondering if you should focus on Instagram or Snapchat? Thinking of getting into live video?

In our eighth-annual social media study, more than 5,000 marketers reveal where they focus their social media efforts.

This industry report also shows you which social tactics are most effective and how content plays a role in social media marketing.

2016 social media marketing industry report

Discover how marketers are using social media to grow their businesses.

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Do you create content for your business?

Looking for an easier way to make your content work for you?

Discover easy ways to create and repurpose your content, courtesy of Nick Westergaard.

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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 Nick Westergaard, host of the On Brand Podcast and chief brand strategist at social and content agency Brand Driven Digital. Nick is also the author of Get Scrappy: Smart Digital Marketing for Businesses Big and Small.

Nick explores easy ways to create quality content.

You’ll also discover how to repurpose recent and historical material.

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Listen as Nick Westergaard shares what marketers need to know about content creation and how to produce valuable content quickly.

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Wondering if you should get into Snapchat?

Is podcasting something you’re considering?

To discover more, I interview Tom Webster from Edison Research about his latest study on Snapchat and podcasting adoption.

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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 Tom Webster, vice president of strategy and marketing at Edison Research and co-host of the Marketing Companion podcast. Tom is a specialist in consumer behavior and media consumption.

Tom will explore his brand-new research from The Infinite Dial, focused on Snapchat and podcast adoption.

You’ll discover reasons to embrace Snapchat and podcasting for your business.

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Listen as Tom Webster shares what marketers need to know about Snapchat and podcasting, and what the research reveals.

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Do you use visuals in your social media?

Want tools and tips to help you create images?

To discover how to create great social media visuals when you’re not a designer, I interview Donna Moritz.

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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 Donna Moritz. Donna is a visual marketing expert, and her blog Socially Sorted was recognized as one of Social Media Examiner’s Top 10 Social Media Blogs in 2015 and 2016.

Donna will share why social media marketers should care about visuals.

You’ll discover what to consider before you design images for social media and learn about new tools to help you.

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Listen as Donna Moritz shares what marketers need to know about social media visuals and how to create visuals without a designer.

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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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Listen as Leslie Samuel shares what marketers need to know about Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and what it means for blogs.

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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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Listen as Jeff Sieh shares what marketers need to know about Pinterest and proven ways to grow your following and website traffic.

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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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Listen as Park Howell shares what marketers need to know about storytelling for business, and how to create stories that engage.

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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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Listen as Ray Edwards shares what marketers need to know about the art of persuasion and how to craft words that sell.

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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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Listen as Michael Hyatt and Brian Clark share what marketers need to know about why major bloggers are bringing comments back.

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