social media reviews*** WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT ***

Congratulations to the winners of the Social Media Marketing World Free Ticket Contest 2016. Our two winners were selected from over 280 entries by judges Lou Mongello, Carlos Gil, and Rebekah Radice.

Danyelle Felchner (@danyelleparker) wins the grand prize–a ticket to Social Media Marketing World and free hotel stay–for her creative entry comparing the daunting challenges faced by a new social media marketer to the heavy challenges faced at the gym. Check out her winning entry here.

Todd Davis (@toddsocial) wins a ticket to Social Media Marketing World for his inspiring entry describing how a change in mindset and belief in himself, despite the naysayers, will help him succeed in social media marketing. See his entry here.

Thanks to everyone who entered the Free Ticket Contest!

*** FREE TICKET CONTEST FOR 2016 IS NOW CLOSED ***

Want to win a free ticket to the industry’s largest social media marketing conference of the year?

Social Media Examiner has been working hard to bring you our fourth annual physical conference.

And we’ve come up with a fun way for you to get involved.

First, what is this event?

Social Media Marketing World 2016 is the world’s largest physical social media conference dedicated to helping marketers and business owners master social media marketing.

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social media reviewsDid you miss Social Media Marketing World 2015?

Last month thousands of marketers converged yet again on San Diego for the world-class Social Media Marketing World (#SMMW15).

Here are my seven takeaways from the conference—seven things you need to know.

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Thinking of launching a product, service or even a company?

Want ideas of what to do and what not to do?

In this special episode, we’re going to talk about how to push the boundaries when you launch.

More About This Show

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.

We’re recording literally days prior to Social Media Marketing World 2015. I’m joined by Leslie Samuel, one of our senior managers who I’ve been working with since the fall.

We’re going to explore how to launch products and learn lessons from experience and a lot of mistakes.

You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at what we do at Social Media Examiner to launch a product.

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Listen as Leslie Samuel shares insights on how to push boundaries when you launch.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below.

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social media how toDoes your business conduct events?

Are you wondering how to use social media to promote those events?

Social media is a powerful tool to gain exposure, whether you’re hosting a physical conference or an online event.

In this article I’ll show you 16 creative ways to increase awareness, engagement and sales for your event.

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Discover 16 ways to promote an event.

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***UPDATE***  Congratulations to our winners! Susan DeRemer won the blog contest with this post and Mariam Mobarak won the Twitter contest.  ***

Want to win a free ticket to the industry’s largest social media marketing conference of the year?

Social Media Examiner has been working hard to bring you our third-annual physical conference.

And we’ve come up with two fun ways for you to get involved.

First, what is this event?

Social Media Marketing World 2015 is the world’s largest physical social media conference dedicated to helping marketers and business owners master social media marketing.

Watch this video for a quick overview.

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social media reviewsAre you wondering which marketing conferences you should attend?

Have you heard others talking about Social Media Marketing World, but you’re not sure if it’s right for you?

If you seek advanced social media knowledge, want to network with marketers just like you and you find San Diego, California an appealing springtime destination, then keep reading.

In this article I’ll share six unique reasons why attending Social Media Marketing World will likely be the best marketing conference you’ve ever experienced, all supported by people who’ve actually been there.

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Here are 6 reasons to attend Social Media Marketing World 2015.

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social media how toAre you wondering how to promote an event with social media?

Whether you’re planning a small local gathering or a large conference, social media can be used to get the word out in a powerful way.

In this article I’ll reveal seven creative ways to use social media to increase your chances for a gangbuster event.

Start With a Marketing Plan

The first thing you need to do is develop a high-level marketing plan. This will include answering the “who, what, where, when, why and how long” questions for your event.

Check out this video on how to create a marketing plan.

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***UPDATE*** Congratulations to our winners: Amy Alderman, winner of the blogging contest with this post, and Nik Parks, winner of the Twitter contest.***

Want to win a free ticket to the industry’s largest social media marketing conference of the year?

Social Media Examiner has worked hard to bring you our second physical conference.

And we’ve come up with a fun way to get you involved.

First, what is this event?

Social Media Marketing World 2014 is the world’s largest physical social media conference dedicated to helping marketers and business owners master social media marketing.

Watch this video for a quick overview.

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social media reviewsDo you attend conferences?

What if you could rub shoulders and soak in knowledge from the social media pros you follow online?

Imagine networking with 2,000 fellow marketers in beautiful San Diego, California.

Now add the waterfront Manchester Grand Hyatt, an opening-night party on a naval aircraft carrier and 60 expert-led sessions.

You can now bring this vision to reality.

Introducing Social Media Marketing World 2014…

Social Media Examiner founder and CEO Mike Stelzner and his team have prepared the social media marketing conference of the year—Social Media Marketing World 2014!

Running from Wednesday, March 26 through Friday, March 28, 2014 in San Diego, California, this in-person conference is designed to offer outstanding content infused with a truly social experience.

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