View Points : Social Media Examiner

The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business.

Watch The Journey: Episode 1

The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production. Mike is on a mission to grow his company's customer base by more than 62%, year over year. Watch as he inspires and mobilizes his marketing team to take action.

The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production.

Episode 1 of The Journey reveals what many will see as an impossible goal pursued by Michael Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner.

Mike is on a mission to grow his company’s customer base by more than 62%, year over year. Watch as he inspires and mobilizes his marketing team to take action.

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social media researchWelcome 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

Pinterest Introduces Promoted Video: Pinterest rolled out Promoted Video, a new way for businesses to “share their ideas with the people who are looking for them and make it easy for them to give these ideas a try.” Promoted Video builds on the growing popularity of video on Pinterest and “brings together some of the best elements of Pinterest,” especially when coupled with featured pins and the site’s new native video player. Promoted Video on Pinterest is currently only available to businesses with managed accounts in the U.S. and the U.K.

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social media viewpointsHave you run remarketing campaigns on Facebook?

Are you reaping the full benefits Facebook ad targeting?

To allocate your Facebook ad spend more efficiently, you need to target people who are interested in your product or service.

In this article you’ll discover how Facebook remarketing campaigns can increase your ROI.

What Is Remarketing?

Remarketing is a tactic that lets you advertise to people who have visited your website and shown interest in your product or service. The way it works is relatively straightforward: Visitors come to your website, you segment your website visitors and create custom ads and then show those ads to those website visitors via Facebook.

improve roi with facebook remarketing

Learn how using Facebook remarketing will improve your ROI.

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social media toolsDo you share your expertise online?

Have you heard about Google Helpouts?

Imagine having the ability to generate leads and make money with your existing expertise, but on Google’s dime.

In this article, I explore Google Helpouts and how you can take advantage of this emerging tool to position yourself as an expert.

What Are Google Helpouts?

Google has taken their incredibly popular Hangouts technology and wrapped it in a shell that opens a whole new service channel for small business owners and consultants.

Back in November 2013, Google quietly rolled out Helpouts. This is a new marketplace to connect people who need help with those who can provide assistance, over live video.

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