#SproutChat Recap: How to Teach Your Colleagues Personal Branding

Due to the nature of their jobs, social media marketing professional have a clear understanding of personal branding and its positive impact on an organization. While a social marketers number one priority is maintaining the social presence for the organization they represent, sharing social best practices with colleagues can help your brand raise awareness, improve community…

ProBeat: Facebook sits on Snapchat

You know when you’re wrestling someone significantly bigger and you realize they can simply sit on you? It doesn’t matter what Snap is scheming, Facebook this week showed that it has figured out how to throw its weight around. Instagram announced yesterday that Stories is now used by 200 million people daily. The latest figure we…

The Retail Reckoning: How retailers can survive the digital revolution

The retail bubble is finally bursting.  For too long, retailers have remained bloated in store footprints and overconfident in mindset. Store experiences refused innovation for decades, while merchants ripped every dollar they could out of product. Yet somehow, we found a way to pack more product into our over-sized stores. Finally, retail is experiencing the…

Instagram Business Profiles: Why Marketers Should Upgrade

Have you considered moving to an Instagram business profile? Wondering what advantages you’ll gain? To explore Instagram business profiles, I interview Jenn Herman. 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…

AI Weekly: VB Messenger bot, DeepMind, Dropbox, and more

Here’s this week’s newsletter: VentureBeat today announced the launch of a personalized news bot for Facebook Messenger, which follows the release of our voicebot for Google Home. What sets the VB Messenger bot apart from other news bots are its built-in learning and intelligence. The VB bot observes readers’ behavior and continuously updates their profiles…