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Practitioner Product Testing: When Bad News is Good News

November 7, 2017 - influencer product testing

Practitioner product testing helps reduce the risks of your product launch.  Hopefully your product team has done some research into what your target market segment wants, including research into the required features. But you don’t REALLY know how well the product is going to do…

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Shake Your Assets: Content Marketing Assets, That Is.

November 2, 2017 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing, influencer management, Influencer marketing, Marketing

At Fixate, we believe content marketing assets are the best type of content to create, particularly in Q4. Why? Timing, timing and timing.  By creating assets in Q4, you allow enough time for the content creation cycle, written and graphic, approval, and then you are…

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Avoid the Q1 Content Drought

October 31, 2017 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing

For those of us in certain sectors, the day after Thanksgiving brings a whole new leisurely pace. Your task list stops growing, you find it easier to take an extra coffee break in the middle of the day, and the messages in your inbox seem…

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Low Code Development Platform SOV

October 26, 2017 - Share of voice

A few months back, the Fixate.io team introduced the conversation share of voice (SOV) metric to measure influencer marketing impact through share of voice and engagement via Fixate’s Re:each platform. In this post, we introduce our next set of rankings for the conversation topic area…

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The difference between vetting influencers and practitioners

October 24, 2017 - Marketing

The value of getting real-world peer-to-peer exposure for your product or service is undeniable. But how you do it (and with whom) takes several forms. Both influencer and practitioner marketing are very effective ways to increase your share of voice and credibility with the market….

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A Practitioner’s Guide to Becoming an Influencer

October 19, 2017 - Influencer marketing

What makes a practitioner an influencer? It’s simple—changing someone’s behavior by sharing your subject-matter expertise. What’s the best way to do that? Share your expertise using the written word and images via the interwebs. You may be thinking, “But wait! To be an influencer, I…

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The DevOps Backlash: Or, Who Doesn’t Love DevOps?

October 17, 2017 - Technology

We here at Fixate like DevOps (and DevOps practitioners) a lot. We see DevOps as one of the greatest innovations in programming in a generation. We believe that, by making software development and delivery faster and more efficient, and infrastructure more agile, DevOps will play…

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Practitioner Marketing Builds Killer Apptitude

October 12, 2017 - Influencer marketing

What does it take to find a killer app? Killer Apptitude—that is, knowing how to suss out the most compelling problems to solve. Does it have to be the best technology? No. Does it have to be the smartest approach? No. So how can you…

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Use the Psychological Moment to Capture Conversation Share of Voice

October 10, 2017 - Business Psychology, Share of voice

If you are trying to capture conversation share of voice, make your life easy, and target your content marketing for the psychological moment. This is the moment at which something will or would have the greatest psychological effect. At the end of the day, it…

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Developers Who Write

October 5, 2017 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing

When planning a career as a developer or a technical practitioner, the thought of being a writer rarely occurs as a potential future job or role. However, proficient technical practitioners who understand how to relay highly technical data effectively often find themselves becoming writers. Some…

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