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10 Successful Facebook Marketing Examples. Is your Facebook engagement dropping? Need some inspiration to pump up your Facebook marketing? As the Facebook news feed continues to change, it’s important to figure out how to make the platform work for you. In this article I’ll share Facebook pages from both large and small brands, and tips to incorporate their tactics into your Facebook marketing plan. Discover ten brands successfully using Facebook. #1: Qatar Airways Qatar posts a number of pictures about football (soccer in America), which is what their fans care about. Post about things your fans care about. Qatar also changes their cover photo often, which is a great way to promote something new. Change your cover photo with a new message to your fans. Key Takeaways: Post what engages your audience and change your cover photo often. #2: Dove This inspiring video helped Dove get close to half a million views and thousands of likes, comments and shares.

Create and share videos, since video gets more engagement on Facebook. #3: Oreo. The Best SlideShare Presentations of 2014 [SlideShare] I don't know about you, but I love SlideShare -- both as a marketer, and just as a regular person who likes to look at cool presentations. As a marketer, I love that the platform lets you create and publish interactive, beautiful pieces of content without a ton of design experience. As a person who likes to look at cool presentations, I love that there are tons of great ones to choose from that cover all manner of topics. That being said, I do have one gripe with SlideShare: With so much content to choose from, it can be difficult to figure out which presentations are actually worth your time. Well, discovering the best presentations just became a lot easier: The folks over at SlideShare sorted through and handpicked the very best SlideShare presentations of 2014 and put them together into the SlideShare below.

(So meta, I know.) Flip through to see the top presentations from 2014 on business, leadership, design, and career development (among others). Find one you like? Narasimha Kulkarni's answer to What is the most interesting fact that you know and I don't but I should? Top ten ways to have a productive day. How happy do you feel with life at the end of a long hard day? Do you feel complete and fulfilled, satisfied with what you have achieved? Or do you feel empty and disappointed, angry at yourself for not being distracted easily?

Perhaps your life is composed of good days and bad, times when you have felt both those things. Perhaps it is not days you think of in particular, but life in general that you feel is short-changing you. We all know that implementing certain habits and ways will make our day far more productive than what we usually manage on a regular basis. 10. There was a time when I detested everything about the word Discipline. 9. When in a recent comment Jennifer Lawrence said that she goes to sleep by eleven pm every night, I was surprised at the number of eyebrows raised at the statement. 8. A sharp and witty mind is of little consolation if the body is ill and sluggish. 7. This has been said before. 6. 5. Organization is a crucial element of productivity. 4. 3. 2. 1. Nl. 25 pieces of advice you need to build an awesome Facebook Page. During the last couple of months we’ve all read a steady stream of complaints about Facebook’s most recent changes and how they affect business Pages.

Yet anyone who pays close attention to what’s happening at Facebook shouldn’t be terribly surprised. After all, as Scott Ayres over at Post Planner noted in a recent post, “Facebook was created for people — not businesses. Mark Zuckerberg’s intentions were never for businesses to rule Facebook. The social network was created to provide friends & family members better ways to stay in touch. Business pages were an after thought added after too many people were abusing their personal profiles by selling junk.” He’s absolutely right, of course. But now what? No one (at least no one over here) is blaming Facebook for their decision to implement recent changes that affect businesses. It’s time to take actionable steps towards marketing your business better on Facebook. Collect Data from Your Fans • Grow your Email List Using Facebook Share Comments. Top Fun Reasons Why Uber is worth every penny of $18.4B valuation! Uber, the on-demand call taxi service has raised a massive $1.2 billion funding from new and old investors.

This puts the valuation for the four-year old company at a mind boggling $17 billion. Here are my top fun reasons why Uber is worth every penny of $18.4B valuation! 1. Uber Needed a Lyft! If that new kid on the block could warrant $250m then Uber needed at a least 5X “uplift” in valuation to maintain respect on the street with the cabbies! 2. Moving people’s butts around town is just an MVP. 3. Uber’s not planning on voluntarily sharing any market share of the sharing economy! 4. Most city governments around the world are constantly at the brink of bankruptcy or fighting budget battles. 5.

Mark my words, this will all come together when Google acquires Uber in a $60B+ acquisition end-2015. 6. 7. 8. Friends let me share a inside scoop …. this big fund raise will allow Travis to takeover Elon Musk’s SpaceX project. Congratulations Travis and the Uber team! About the author. 6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day. Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done? Know how many days per week you’re actually productive? About 3: People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).

We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us wants to be a workaholic either. It’d be great to get tons done and have work/life balance. But how do we do that? I decided to get some answers. And who better to ask than Tim Ferriss, author of the international bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek? (Tim’s blog is here and his podcast is here.) Below are six tips Tim offered, the science behind why they work, and insight from the most productive people around. 1) Manage Your Mood Most productivity systems act like we’re robots — they forget the enormous power of feelings.

If you start the day calm it’s easy to get the right things done and focus. Here’s Tim: (For more on how to be happier, go here.) No. Tags: Google is testing new web-based Gmail features | Apps and Software. Google’s products are constantly tested behind the scenes for potential new features, and since Gmail is just about as high as you can get on that list it makes sense that there’s no shortage of potential updates being explored at any given time. Recently we explored a series of new feature for the mobile Gmail client, and now we have images of what those same features look like on a desktop browser. No matter who you are, email clients are difficult to adjust.

There’s a certain comfort level found in the rhythm of performing one of the most boring and routine tasks in our digital lives. Doing anything to upset that rhythm — even if it is for the name of improving the overall experience — can often be frustrating for users. As a result Gmail’s changes are often subtle, are optional for a long time, and tend not to upset the overall workflow. Office Mobile pour Office 365. Microsoft Office Mobile. Add-ons for Google Docs & Sheets. The 80/20 Rule of Time Management: Stop Wasting Your Time.

Small-business owners waste their time on what I call $10 an hour work, like running to get office supplies. Meanwhile, they forgo the activities that earn $1,000 an hour, such as sending the right email to the right person, or negotiating a lucrative contract, or convincing a client to do more business with you. Entrepreneurs don't realize the same 80/20 principle -- the adage that 20 percent of customers equal 80 percent of sales -- applies to every dimension of business. And that includes time management. We entrepreneurs are extremely prone to rationalize, "I can do it myself. " Sure, we may be competent to do that little job. Many a promising business has been killed by those little jobs. We're tempted to hire out the toughest jobs, like sales and marketing and public relations. Five things you should do immediately in order to stop wasting time and start earning the real dinero: Hire a maid.

Just get over yourself and…. Get rid of your $10 an hour stuff. Hire a personal assistant. Turn Passion Into Profits? Oprah, Seinfeld and Branson Certainly Did. Jerry Seinfeld The old ways of doing business are changing. People are evolving and the way they want to do business is evolving, too. While you may not love every aspect of doing business, you absolutely need to love what you do overall. “Turn your passion into profit,” is a marketing slogan that’s becoming a way of life for many entrepreneurs.

James Altucher says it well in his book, Choose Yourself, “You can’t buy happiness with the currency of unhappiness.” Working at something you hate might make you some money, but it’s not going to lead you to true wealth. With Valentine’s Day on many shelves and commercials right now, it’s a good time to talk about three entrepreneurs who turned what they love into successful empires. Oprah: Even when Oprah had a successful talk show, she still knew there was more. Related: The 17 Small Businesses That Made Oprah's Favorite Things for 2013 One thing I really like about Oprah as a love what you do leader is that she pays it forward.

5 Powerful Tips For New Bloggers. Of all the activities that will make the most difference in the performance of your website, nothing tops the consistent creation of high-quality blog content. Yet, no activity terrifies new bloggers more than publishing something one, two, three or ten times a week. After all, famous writers throughout history have described writing in fantastically unappealing ways. The late, great sportswriter Red Smith, for instance, often described it this way: "You simply sit down at the typewriter, open your veins, and bleed. " Most of us are not Red Smith or Stephen King or – well, pick your favorite "up on a pedestal" famous writer. And yet, every solid shred of evidence tells you that for success with your website, you should be blogging, and blogging A LOT. As a recovering writer myself, I'm here to tell you it doesn't have to be terrifying. 1) Write What You Know!

Let's start with the obvious. 2) You're Already Doing This – You Just Don't Know It Here's an example. 3) Have a Plan. INBOUND 2013 Keynote - Brian Halligan & Dharmesh Shah. How to Sell on Facebook: A Detailed, 9-Step Guide. Welcome to Forbes. 10 Smart Tips for Creating, Marketing and Sharing Content on Twitter. Twitter, the online texting service on steroids at only 140 characters is often a challenge for those with a traditional marketing mindset. It’s more about brutal brevity, smart succinctness and simple shortness than monstering the masses with multi-media sensory overload.

It’s all about doing more with less. Creating and then marketing content with Twitter is more about tempting the click than revealing all your secrets at once. Twitter should be seen as the teaser social network. It offers the promise of much more beyond the link. It’s unsophisticated ways are its charm and its fatal attraction for celebrities who dare to tweet while under the influence of substances, emotion or plain stupidity. The Twitter torrent Twitter is sometimes seen as an inbox when it is more like a fleeting torrent that streams and screams its content past you. This led to the creation of Twitter tools like Hootsuite that organises Tweets into lists for reading later. 3 key elements to a tweet #1.

. #2. . #3. . #4. Owner Magazine — The Business Curriculum For Your Future. Here's More Proof that Elon Musk Is a Real-Life "Iron Man" Tesla Motors and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is wealthy, extremely tech-savvy and crazy about innovation, which has often drawn comparisons to Marvel's fictional character Iron Man. Now, Musk has announced, via Twitter, that his team has built a system that allows one to design rocket parts with "hand movements through the air" and immediately print them in titanium. "Like in Iron Man? " — asked producer of the "Iron Man" movies, Jon Favreuau. "Yup. We saw it in the movie and made it real. Not being one that hides his ideas from the world, Musk has readily announced he would post a video of the system next week. Image: Kevin Winter/ Getty Images.

How to Install Apps for Office in Excel 2013. Apps for Office are small programs that run inside various Microsoft Office 2013 programs, including Excel 2013, to extend their functionality. There are apps to help you learn about Excel’s features, look up words in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, and even enter dates into your spreadsheet by selecting them on a calendar. Many of the Apps for Office are available free of charge, whereas others are offered for purchase from the Office Store for a small price. To use any of these apps in Excel 2013, you first need to install them: Click the Apps for Office button on the Insert tab of the Ribbon.The Apps for Office drop-down menu appears with a Recently Used Apps section at the top and a See All link at the bottom.

The first time you open this menu, the Recently Use Apps section will be blank. Click the See All link on the Apps for Office drop-down menu.Excel opens the Apps for Office dialog box containing my Apps and Featured Apps links. Excel Glossary active cell Analysis ToolPak cell. 60 Stunningly Beautiful Minimal Business Cards. An effective business card is a great way to impress your clients.

While there are many courses in designing business cards, minimalism is a hot trend in brand designing as well as in overall design community because of its effectiveness and simplistic approach. So today, I have come up with really beautiful and creative minimal business cards which will make you say “Wow!”. 1. I Love Typography As we all know this popular blog – no surprise they are creating their business card in minimalism and using light, beautiful typography. 2.

In business cards widely used are letterpress and embossed effect, simple texture also here really make card unique. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Beautiful simplicity – both sides are exactly opposite each other – black/white, but green line just connects both sides and makes them familiar and related. 8. Simple, but technically very well spaced business card. 9. 10. Simple business card – but with embossed wooden texture really stand out. 11. 12. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.