[Webinar] Building Brand Communities: What Marketers Need to Know — February 8th, 1pm

Is your company a member of the Association or National Advertisers (ANA), the Brand Activation Association (BAA) or the Business Marketing Association (BMA)? If the answer is yes, be sure to mark your calendars for February 8th at 1pm ET for a special webinar hosted by the ANA featuring Social Media Link’s CEO, Susan Frech, and VP of Strategy,...

5 Holiday User-Generated Content Campaigns We Love

It’s no surprise that companies need to kick it up a notch around the holiday season. People are shopping more, and the competition for consumer dollars is even higher. This means marketers are tasked with the difficult challenge of making their respective brand stand out in the holiday shopping chaos. Enter: User-generated...

Social Media Link Welcomes New Director of Product Management

We’re always excited to add new talent to the Social Media Link team. As we continue to grow our management team, it is with great enthusiasm that we welcome James Yoo to the team as our new Director of Product Management.Yoo will play a key role in leading product innovation and technology development for Social Media Link’s influencer and...

Social Media Link Partners with Bazaarvoice to Take Retail Reviews to the Next Level for Brands

We're thrilled to announce a new partnership between Social Media Link and Bazaarvoice, a leading network that connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop.Through this partnership, SML now offers seamless integration to help marketers drive authentic product reviews that foster sales directly into...

SML Speaks: Social Media Link to Present "The Case for a Brand-Owned Community" at Marketing to Moms Conference

Check one two, we're getting ready to speak! We're excited to share our participation in the upcoming Marketing to Moms conference. Join us at the 12th annual conference taking place in New York City on October 4 & 5 (p.s. here's a 25% discount code: SML25). In our session “The Case for a Brand-Owned Community,” we’ll join Seventh...

Social Media Link Recognized on Inc. 5000 List For the Third Year in a Row

We’re thrilled to share for the third year in a row, Social Media Link has been named to this year’s Inc. 5000 List, America’s most prestigious ranking of fast-growing private companies. This recognition comes at a time of tremendous growth for Social Media Link. With a rank of #1,524, SML has experienced an explosive 249% growth in the...

7 Lessons In Online Communities From Reddit, New York Times & More

CMX Summit East is the world’s largest gathering of online community professionals, and the SML Community Management Team was there to get inspired, learn from the best and take our work to the next level for our clients.Here are the top pieces of advice we’d like to share with brands who are managing online communities, or are currently...

[INFOGRAPHIC] Dads Do Social

With Father’s Day quickly approaching (June 19th in case you were wondering) it’s time to let dads have the spotlight for a moment. There’s no doubt that reaching the all-important “social mom” tends to dominate conversations among marketers. While moms are a key resource to driving conversation and sales, brands should not ignore another huge...

Here Are Three Things Brands Learned at ANA’s Brand Activation Conference

The Social Media Link team headed to the windy city last week to attend ANA’s (Association of National Advertisers) annual Brand Activation Conference, an event aimed at showcasing inspiring and insightful case studies from top marketers, retailers and other experts. Today’s CMOs are quickly shifting their focus away from individual channels and...

Social Media Link Named to the 50 Fastest Growing Women Owned and Led Businesses

We are thrilled to share Social Media Link has earned a spot on the 2016 list of the '50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies' as ranked by the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) in partnership with American Express (reported in Fortune). This is the ninth annual listing of top-performing female-led organizations worldwide.Eligible...

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