Marketers! How many of these 7 important skills do you possess? [infographic]

According to Formstack, the future of online marketing will revolve around these 7 important skill sets:

  1. Analytics
  2. Social Media
  3. Data Visualization
  4. Technical Skills
  5. Teamwork
  6. Newsjacking
  7. Soft Skills

How many do you possess? Any others you would add?

 

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Drone Footage Reveals Massive Scale of Hong Kong Protests

The political protests currently taking place in the normally sedate confines of Hong Kong, referred to by many on social media as “Occupy Central,” have captured the world’s attention. But despite the photos of the protests being shared online, the sheer scale of the massive protest may be lost on some, until now.

One of the local news agencies covering the protests, Apple Daily, has posted aerial drone footage of the protesters, giving international onlookers a better idea of just how big the protests have grown in recent days.

See also: Hong Kong Protesters Met

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Hyperlapse Lets You Selfielapse: This Week in Social Media

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?

Instagram’s Hyperlapse Introduces Selfielapse: The recent Hyperlapse update allows you to “use your front-facing camera to shoot a video of yourself.”

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Ferguson Police Banned From Wearing "I am Darren Wilson" Bracelets

Local and state police in Ferguson have been banned from wearing “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets while on duty and in uniform.

The prohibition, confirmed Friday in a Department of Justice letter, comes after a photo of a cop sporting the black band with white lettering on his wrist caught fire on social media and Ferguson residents complained about the bracelets.

Wilson is the white Ferguson police officer that killed unarmed black teenager Mike Brown, whose death sparked ongoing protests and criticism of police discrimination. Demonstrators adopted the phrase “I am Mike Brown,” early on, which, like “I

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Alex Polizzi, Business and Hunter’s Beer of Dreams

I think the thing that comes across most about Alex Polizzi as The Fixer is how many businesses there are out there who do not know their numbers!

We often watch amazed as entrepreneurs appear in the Dragons Den and ask for thousands of pounds of investment but don’t even know if they have a viable business.

And The Fixer just confirmed this issue. Neither the owner of the business nor his wife who did the books actually understood their numbers.

It has certainly made the Lollies start looking

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