[Comments] Facebook Live Multiplatform Ad Campaign Launches Sunday
    While Facebook Live originated as a feature for celebrities and public figures , Facebook pointed out that “the vast majority” of Facebook Live videos come from average users, adding that Facebook Live videos spark 10 times more comments than regular videos. Advertising/Marketing Facebook billboards Bus Wraps Celebrities Comments Deepa Seetharaman Facebook Live Gary Briggs Live Videos Livestreaming Out of Home Public Figures television The Factory The Wall Street Journal TVNews of the campaign broke late last month  in a report by Deepa Seetharaman  of The Wall Street Journal.
    [Comments] Since-Fixed Bug Affected Facebook Page Insights From Oct. 4-14
    Facebook page administrators : If the figures for Reactions , shares and comments on your pages seemed a bit off between Oct. 4 and 14, here’s why. During this period, the bug prevented us from reporting on organic engagement counts—Reactions, shares, comments—in Page Insights. Advertising/Marketing Facebook APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Bugs Comments Facebook for Business page administrators Page Insights Page Insights APIs Pages Reactions Sharesthrough 14 that has now been fixed. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.
    [Comments] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    would be VERY wary of those who unfollow automatically and leave auto comments – they are not a great way to build true engagement and they do more harm than good. Coming to you live from the city that spring forgot — it still feels like winter here in Melbourne but perhaps that means more time for working on our blogs and finding out what’s new in blogging and social media this week! As usual, it’s a diverse lot. 20 Unseen Instagram Tools to Grow Your Audience | Forbes. haven’t used all of these, but no doubt they’re helpful. Steer clear! Have you?
    [Comments] New Call-to-Action Button Options for Facebook Pages
    Let me know in the comments below! Up until now, Facebook has allowed brands to use call-to-action buttons on their posts and pages, but the actions were limited. Facebook’s latest announcement puts power behind the buttons placed on pages. Integrate with Third Party Services. This has been a long time comin’ Up until now, if you wanted to drive sales with your call-to-action button, you probably connected it to an external link going to your website. As a result, users were taken out of the Facebook environment and were likely to abandon. Microsoft Bookings. MyTime. Porch.
    [Comments] Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos
    Each Instant Article can contain multiple 360 photos and videos that readers can explore, share and comment on in the context of a story. Publishers using Facebook’s Instant Articles  can now include 360-degree videos  and 360-degree photos  to their content. Product manager Josh Roberts  announced the new options in a Facebook Media blog post , saying that publishers can begin adding 360 videos and 360 photos as of Thursday, and they will be viewable via the latest versions of Facebook’s flagship Android and iOS applications.
    [Comments] How One Facebook Post Increased Referral Traffic by 6,166%
    We knew we hit social media gold in featuring the Denali Apartment Barn when we went into work the morning after the post was published and saw 1,800 comments waiting for us in Sprout Social’s Smart Inbox. An average post garners 5-50 comments, so this was huge. We spent the day engaging with every person who reached out to us on that post, we didn’t miss a single comment. 19,608 comments (3,800 on post, 15,700 on shares). This August our team at Thin Pig Media experienced that thrill. There is no magic formula that makes every Facebook post go viral.
    [Comments] Best Link Building Strategies for Your Blog
    Self-created –these are simple comments, feedback, or user profiles. You have your blog up and running, now you need to start building links to it; what are the best strategies for that? We have some strategies to help you with good link building strategies to help you get the best links for your blog. Why are links important? Search engines crawl the vast World Wide Web looking for pages that relate to each other, the way the search engines determine this is through links. Sites that are trusted link to other sites that are trusted giving them an authority instead of being labeled spam.
    [Comments] Do Third Party Publishing Apps Impact Facebook Reach?
    Manage Comments (including comments on Facebook ads ). Let me know in the comments! A Myth? Legend? Third  Party Apps and the Truth! Let’s get to bottom of the question “Do third party apps actually impact Facebook reach?”. In this article you will find not only an answer to that one question, but also solid reasoning, links to a case study and yes, Facebook’s answer to this question. Let’s get started! Why Should I Care If Third  Party Apps Impact Facebook Reach? The Internet has become a very crowed place. Would you agree with me that the answer is ‘yes’?
    [Comments] PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To
    We use email to drive people to comments on a blog post or to our Facebook page or to other social activities going on. Leave a comment over at problogger.com/podcast/161. Three Things That Could Be Limiting the Potential of Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I will highlight 3 things that I see a lot of bloggers ignoring – or not paying enough attention to – that could be limiting the potential of their blog. It can be difficult to know where to turn your attention to when it comes to blogging. Today I want to share the 3 things I said. AWeber. MailChimp. ConvertKit.
    [Comments] [WEBINAR REPLAY] Facebook Ads for Real Estate
    Leave a comment below or join the conversation in our Social Media Forum Facebook group. Confused about Facebook ads? Not sure how to target properly? Or, how to get the biggest bang for your buck? You aren’t alone. Not only is there a ton of information online about Facebook ads – there is a lot of conflicting information, especially for a real estate professional. Make sure to watch to the end to see some great examples of Facebook ads from our #GeSocialSmart Academy members! GetSocialSmart: Facebook Ads from Katie Lance on Vimeo. Have a plan. Even better?
    [Comments] Instagram Stories Are Officially a Success (And What It Means for Marketers)
    Let us know in the comments below and download our guide to measuring digital brand impact below to understand if your brand is expanding awareness the way it needs to. Yesterday, two months after introducing Instagram Stories , Instagram announced that it will now include Instagram Stories in the Explore feature. More than 100 million people visit Explore every day to discover photos and videos from people they don’t yet follow. What this means is that the sometimes-doubted-by-experts feature (“Isn’t this basically like Snapchat? already have an app for that!”)
    [Comments] Trump vs. Clinton: The Mood on Social Before the Final Debate
    Katy Perry has been the most influential celebrity to comment about the debates so far. This year’s presidential debates have been setting social media records. The second debate toppled the first presidential debate as the most tweeted debate ever, with over 17 million people tweeting about the face-off between the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Republican nominee.  . With only about three weeks left before Election Day, the third and final debate is scheduled for tonight. We analyzed social media’s mood towards the candidates. 6T8qV2HCbL.
    [Comments] Facebook Updates Calls to Action on Pages, Recommendations, Local Events
    Facebook said in a Newsroom post  that users who post status updates in which they are seeking advice can turn on recommendations for that post, enabling friends to provide suggestions in the comments section, which are then bundled together in one place. Welcome to Facebook. Now Facebook wants to make sure you never have to leave. The social network Wednesday introduced updates to recommendations , local events  and call-to-action buttons on pages for local businesses. Users can also turn to the social network’s recommendations bookmark. Request Time: Coordinate your bookings. today.
    [Comments] What 1.5M Pins Taught Us About Pinterest Marketing: Common Words, Popular Times, Plus 4 Experiments to Try
    What type of content gets the most engagement for you on Pinterest? I’d love to hear what’s working for you and any thoughts you may have in the comments below. How active is your brand on Pinterest? With 150 million  monthly active users spending an average of 98 minutes per month using the platform, Pinterest can be an underused network for some, while a primary source of website traffic for others. This inspired us to dive even deeper into what’s happening on Pinterest. We looked at over 1.5 Let’s jump right in! About the data. When are pins being posted? pins we analyzed.
    [Comments] How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue
    Every business dreams of having a piece of content that gets thousands of shares, hundreds of comments and picks up media attention. At Sprout, we classify engagement as the likes, comments, shares, replies, favorites and other interactions your customers make with your posts. Increase social engagement: Number of Likes, comments and shares. Social media contests have been used by brands of all sizes to get more followers, increase engagement and generate buzz. Why Create Social Media Contests? Here are some of the top benefits of social media contests. Through Oct. hl=en.
    [Comments] Facebook Location Pages: What Brands Need to Know
    These are not separate posts – the engagement metrics (likes, comments, shares) are rolled up into the main post. 2. Earlier this year, Facebook launched location Pages. These Pages allow an administrator of a multi-location company to manage all store locations in one place on the platform. This is very exciting for a brand because it creates easy to manage, authentic Pages which allow users to find the brand’s various locations on Facebook. Implementation is as simple as contacting your Facebook rep, filling out a spreadsheet and having your rep upload it into the system. know I did!
    [Comments] Why Social Media Is Important for Content Marketing
    Every minute on Facebook alone 510 comments are posted and 293,000 statuses are updated but what are they talking about? Let me know in the comments! You spend hours researching, writing, designing and publishing that awesome piece of content but are you getting the best results for all your hard work? Social media and content marketing go together like tea and digestive biscuits and one without the other just won’t work. Listen and monitor sentiment. think we all know the answer to this one. Let’s put it into practice. Take the trending subject of Donald Trump for example.
    [Comments] Why Instagram Is Red Bull’s #1 Social Channel
    While Red Bull has received higher engagement per post for their photo posts, their videos have received 4X more comments per post than photos. This tells us that their audience is more deeply engaged with Red Bull’s video content, taking out time to leave a comment as opposed to just double tapping. The post below was one of the most commented post in the data period. The last time we looked at Red Bull’s social media performance was three years ago. They were just getting started on Instagram. What has not changed is Red Bull’s solid understanding of its audience.
    [Comments] Social Media Budget Tips for Those Who Don’t Want to Wing It
    If you have social media budget tips that save you time and money, be sure to let us know in the comments below! As a marketing agency, we’ve learned that social media marketing isn’t free. We We need a solid social media budget that allows for content creation, scheduling tools, graphic design, and advertising. It’s time to make a checklist and start checking off each item one by one to maximize your budget. Let’s begin! 1. Estimate your hands on deck. When trying to plan a monthly social media budget for any client it is important to understand their needs.
    [Comments] Complete Guide to Social Media for Banks & Financial Institutions
    Under the Community Reinvestment Act , financial institutions are required to keep a record of complaints and comments from the public that relate to the institution’s performance in helping the community meet its credit needs. The number of social messages needing a response from brands has increased by 18% over the past year, according to the Q2 2016 Sprout Social Index. Even though consumer expectations are on the rise, brand response rates across industries are declining. In fact, less than 11% of social messages receive a response. This leaves a lot of room for improvement.
    [Comments] 33 Personal Blogs of Startup Marketers We Love
    If your favorite blogs are not mentioned here, it might be that I have just not come across them in my research. I’d love to know about them if that’s the case (please feel free to share your favorites in the comments). If I might have missed some of your favorite personal blogs, I’d love to hear from you in the comments below! I like to think that reading the blog of a marketer I admire is like having a coffee with them and getting a chance to learn all about their approach to marketing. ☕. We’ve also asked you about your favorite blogs. Hiten Shah.
    [Comments] The Beginner’s Guide to Social Attribution
    Another post might be getting zero likes and comments, but that’s because people are immediately inspired to take a more meaningful action like clicking through and visiting your site. If you’re an email marketer, you send an email, you drive action, you measure that action’s impact on the business, and then you figure out what you could do better and do it again. Social doesn’t work that way. You post to Facebook, your audience interacts with it, and you hope that your actions equate to lift for your business. Onlyrecently has social become closed-loop. Optimization and Impact.
    [Comments] Why This Successful Solopreneur Uses Facebook Groups to Grow His Business – Daniel DiPiazza [SSM011]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? If you’re like me, that number might be quite high! Imagine my surprise when I joined the Rich20Something Facebook Group and was constantly excited to see all of the new, value-packed content being shared by both the founder, Daniel Di Piazza , and all of the other group members (now nearly 15,000.). How to listen : iTunes | Google Play  | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. Google Play. Stitcher.
    [Comments] Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing
    Resource 9 Facebook Hacks to Grow Your Audience Comment on Other Pages Who says you can only post to your own page? Facebook allows brands to comment and reply on other posts, which is an awesome way to engage and spread awareness for your company. Find pages in your industry that post regularly and comment on at least one post every day. Instead of leaving generic comments like "cool," take a couple of minutes to write a genuine comment that adds to the conversation. Engagement The number of people who have liked, commented, shared or clicked your posts.
    [Comments] PB160: Challenge: How to Write an Opinion Post on Your Blog
    Then please visit, like, comment, share,  and encourage others to do the same. encourage you to visit them, to like them, to comment on them, to share them and to encourage those other listeners of this podcast. Challenge: Write an Opinion Post on Your Blog. In today’s episode, I’m issuing you with a challenge to create a piece of content that centers around your opinion on a topic relevant to your audience. Adding your opinion to your content is such an important way to make your blog more useful to your audience, and it also makes it stand out from the crowd. Full Transcript.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #330
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Make America Great Again: The Trump Presidency. "I am avoiding posts about the U.S. presidency. There's plenty of that on my (Canadian) Facebook wall. Videos games are satire." Alistair for Hugh). Former Google Product Philosopher (yes, that's a thing at Google, I guess) thinks so. Scary."
    [Comments] #SproutChat: Reaching Your Audience on Instagram
    Proactively Comment. Also love commenting on IG stories! A6 if fans are using your hashtag well like those and commenting depends but if there are legit questions definitely answer them #SproutChat. Instagram allows brands to simultaneously scale and individually hone in on engagement opportunities with fans. However, breaking through Instagram’s algorithm to ensure your followers see your content can be challenging. This week, we discussed best practices for reaching your intended audience on Instagram. Pay Attention to Everything. SproutChat. SproutChat. SproutChat.
    [Comments] How Wayfair Made Instagram Its Strongest Social Channel
    Wayfair takes their Instagram strategy a notch higher by responding to consumer issues in the comments, thereby demonstrating that they are listening to their customers no matter what the platform is. It is becoming increasingly obvious how important a role social media plays in e-commerce. According to recent research:  . 71% of consumers are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals. 81% of consumers admit that recommendations and posts from family and friends directly impacted on their buying decisions. follower growth. The brand stands by its promise. Download.
    [Comments] Apple TV, Google Chromecast Users Can Stream Facebook Videos to Their TVs
    And if you’re streaming a Facebook Live  video to your TV, you can see real-time reactions and comments on the screen, and you can join in the conversation yourself by reacting or commenting. Facebook Web Video Android Apple TV Brent Ayrey Comments Facebook Live Google Chromecast iOS Live Videos Livestreaming mobile News Feed Newsroom Reactions Saved smartphones tablets television TV Videos VideostreamingWhy settle for watching Facebook videos on your smartphones or tablets when you can view them on your television screens? Select the device you want the video to stream to.
    [Comments] Periscope Producer Lets You Stream From Sources Other Than Phones
    This includes the ability to post comments and send hearts. In a blog post , Periscope commented: Professionally produced live broadcasts on Periscope have always been part of our vision, and they give our community new types of content to watch together live. Periscope introduced Periscope Producer, a new way for users to stream live videos to their Periscope accounts from devices other than phones and tablets. With Periscope Producer, users can stream live videos from sources such as streaming software, hardware encoders and professional cameras.
    [Comments] How to Run a Facebook Live Sweepstakes
    In that case, tell us how it went in the comments below as we would love to hear. Running a sweepstakes for your brand can be a great way to reward your loyal fans and find new ones. Doing a live video sweepstakes on Facebook is a new playing field and we think one that shouldn’t be ignored. We’ve already touched on Facebook Live and tips on how to make sure yours goes off without a hitch, but what about running a sweepstakes during a live video? Sound like a great idea? Plan Out Your Promotion. Do you have a new product launch? Is it for a National Coffee Day promotion?
    [Comments] How to Avoid Killing Your Content With Copy Blindness
    Look at click-through rate, unique views, exit and entrance rates, time on page, bounce rate, comments, shares, downvotes, upvotes, downloads, engagement, backlinks and any other metrics you can track. Few comments: Are you saying anything new? Sometimes you have to invite people to contribute, but obviously the goal is to create something so good it will naturally get comments going. Often the difference between no comments and comments is a unique voice, plenty of research and dedicated editing. Open your eyes for renewed content clarity. Are you waffling?
    [Comments] PB159: Link Building Tip – How to Generate Hundreds of Links for Your Blog in 5 Minutes a Day
    Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships. That’s kind of interesting to see those articles and to be able to go and comment on them and find out what they’re saying about us, that type of thing. Networking and commenting on other blogs and that relates to this as well. Link Building Tip – Generate Hundreds of Links for Your Blog in 5 Minutes a Day. In today’s lesson, you are going to learn a simple technique that has generated 100 new links for my blogs in the last month. Yet, this technique is quite powerful. WPBeginner. Full Transcript.
    [Comments] How to Create Effective Facebook Video Ads
    Leave a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook group and join in the conversation. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video must be worth tens of thousands of words, right? On Facebook, the answer is ‘yes!’ ’ It’s no news that video content on Facebook is hot and it’s a great way to capture attention, build brand awareness, drive traffic and ultimately get more business. So, how can you make the most of advertising on Facebook using video ads? Let’s start with pre-recorded videos. Incorporate brand identity early. Ads
    [Comments] How Gucci Keeps Its 15 Million Facebook Fans Engaged
    comments, and over 7K shares between 9/1/16-9/30/16, all with only 79 posts. Gucci has long been one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands , with a reputation for creativity. While the brand has a strong presence across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, their largest audience is on Facebook, with over 15 million fans and growing. Let’s take a look at the tactics Gucci uses to grow its audience base and build loyalty on Facebook. How to Create the Perfect Post on Any Network Download. Gucci received over 109K Likes (Page Likes and Post Likes), 2.4K That adds up to over 1.5K
    [Comments] How to Create a Snapchat Geofilter
    Let us know in the comments! If there’s one thing users like when it comes to social media, it’s showing off how cool they are. And let’s be honest, brands too. In the past year, the newest kid on the block, aka Snapchat, has taken over in terms of coolness, and part of its popularity is due to the fact that you are able to customize and personalize things like: Your face (i.e. turning it into a pretty butterfly princess or an old man driver); Your traveler status (i.e. local geotags); Your cleverness and wit (i.e. Luckily, we’re here to break it down for you. Choose Your Approach.
    [Comments] 8 Powerful Features to Help You Use Buffer to the Fullest
    When you hover over previously sent updates, you can see the full text and media of the update plus the full stats on clicks, reshares, likes, and comments that it received. Directly within the Twitter feed click on the retweet button as you usually would and then select “Buffer Retweet” Note: As you can see, you can Buffer a retweet with comment as well! It’d be awesome to hear your feedback in the comments and continue the conversation there. I’ll be around to answer any questions you may have! Via great content. Hilarious cat GIFs. Let’s dive in!
    [Comments] How to monetise your influence type: Platform-Specific Superstar
    This is why marketers are starting to place lesser value on follower stats and even engagements. I’ve recently learned of one platform valuing followers as low as $0.001 per follower (yes, that is one tenth of one cent or a CPM of $1), or you can check out this article to see how marketers are arriving at a slightly more generous CPM of $5 or a Cost Per Engagement (for each like, comment, share) of just $0.25. When we think of influencers, we generally think of people with huge followings on their blog or social media platforms. Influence Type: Platform-Specific Superstar.
    [Comments] 5 LinkedIn Best Practices for Marketing Professionals
    Engage: Reply, comment, ask questions and join LinkedIn groups regularly. Deemed as the largest social network for professionals and colleagues, LinkedIn is entirely a beast of its own. Unlike Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, LinkedIn manages your professional social connections and content to like-minded individuals. By following simple LinkedIn best practices, you can use this social network to your business’s advantage. This space is ideal for those wanting to cultivate audiences, build communities and push content that directly correlates to those in your industry. Audience Specific.
    [Comments] How to Use Hashtags On Twitter
    Let me know in the comments! Hashtags are powerful tools to get attention in a nosy social media world. Using hashtags on Twitter the right way can give you better results than plain text alone. Here’s how to get the most out of Twitter hashtags. Reasons You Want to Use Hashtags on Twitter. Hashtags in Twitter are not just there to add humor or inspire comedians. They also serve a purpose by connecting threads of conversation. Every hashtag on Twitter is a clickable link that allows you to see the posts of other people using that tag. It can help you be found in Twitter searches.
    [Comments] Facebook Marketing That Really Works: The Best Tips from The Next Web [SSM010]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! The art of  Facebook marketing in 2016 is one that is constantly evolving. Tweaks to Facebook’s algorithm look to drive a more pleasant user experience while brands and individuals share more and more organic and paid content everyday. But some brands continue to drive hundreds of thousands of engagements on Facebook each month regardless of the influx of content. The Next Web is one of those brands! How to listen : iTunes | Google Play  | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS.
    [Comments] Second Presidential Debate: Facebook, Twitter Abuzz With Trump’s Dismissal of Pence
    Donald Trump ’s comment during the second presidential debate Sunday night that he had not spoken with vice presidential nominee Mike Pence  and that he disagreed with Pence’s take on Syria was the most mentioned moment on both Facebook and Twitter during the event. million likes, posts, comments and shares during the event, and Nielsen  reporting that the two social networks combined saw 62 million interacts from 18.2 Throwing your running mate  under the bus during a presidential debate  is a surefire way to draw attention on social media. million people. Go ahead.”. Taxes.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #329
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . The most Trumpian and Clintonesque moments in the debate (according to a computer) - Tyler Schnoebelen - Medium. "I know I'm a week late on debate topics. And I have nothing to say about the VP debate. But you know what this election needs? And it's pretty funny." Alistair for Hugh). gigot.
    [Comments] @DunkinDonuts #SocialMedia Success Story
    didn’t expect much from it other than a few likes, maybe a comment or two from my friends, hoping that I may get a ❤️  from the official Dunkin Donuts twitter profile. Most companies after thinking them through decide its too much work and just go to the default likes and comments on social updates, but not Dunkin, they go the extra mile. I do not live in an area where a Dunkin Donuts can be found on every block, in fact, there are only 3 within 40 miles of my house. In 2013 when I heard they were opening in California, I was hopeful that there would be one close to me.
    [Comments] Facebook Adds Campaign Planner Feature to Business Manager
    Facebook had not yet responded for a request for comment at the time of this post. Facebook’s Business Manager  introduced a new Campaign Planner feature. As the name suggests, Campaign Planner enables brands to plan their Facebook ad campaigns and arrive at predictions for reach and frequency, which can be shared with clients and co-workers via links or email. Business Manager users: Have you started experimenting with Campaign Planner yet? Thank you to OneCommand  digital marketing specialist Chris Ruberg  and Abs Elmaz  of Social House Media  for the tips and screenshots.
    [Comments] Brands Tapping Into Election Season: The Big Debate
    Last question: If users make their own political comments on a brand’s channel, or mention or tag a brand in a political conversation of which they did not ask to be a part, how do they handle it? First, brands should have community engagement guidelines posted within their communities, explaining how moderators may address comments such as those. For instance, harsh or inflammatory comments could be removed by the moderator. Or whether or not brands should talk elections is about as controversial as the two leading candidates themselves. No candidate or policy talk.
    [Comments] Manage & Publish Your Team’s Social Images With Sprout’s Asset Library
    Comment below or reach out to us on Twitter with any questions. When it comes to sharing engaging content, social media marketers understand the importance of compelling visuals. But how do you efficiently manage your visual assets to ensure your entire social marketing team is able to organize, find and share your brand’s creative? Cataloging your brand’s inventory of visuals is overwhelming and difficult to scale. In fact, only 27% of marketers have a process in place for aggregating, organizing and managing the visual assets that are being used across their organization.
    [Comments] Making Time to Blog: Seven Simple Strategies for Busy Parents
    There’s always going to be more people you could follow on Twitter, more comments you could leave on other blogs, more blogs you could or should be reading, more tweaks you could make to your design, new things to try like video marketing … leaving you with no time to write. Do you remember what life was like before you had kids? My memories are admittedly getting a little hazy now (I have a 3 year old and an 18 month old) … but I do remember, with some incredulity, that I often felt “too busy”, without much time to blog or write. Kristi included!) It can be done. Rowling.).
    [Comments] How to Make the Most of Your Social Media Budget
    Try to build relationships by commenting and chatting with your followers as well. That’s why you must grow your social media budget with your business to maintain new activity, manage larger audiences or to respond to more comments. Let us know in the comments. The average amount businesses allocate toward their social media budget varies tremendously. Depending Depending on the size of your company, whether or not you’re running social media ads  or the number of handles you manage–costs can reach a few hundred dollars a month or several thousands. Purposeful.
    [Comments] Duplicate Content: The Myths, the Facts, and the Truth in Between
    Related Stories Top Free Content Marketing Tools for Beginners Categorization, Justification, and Your Brand Message 10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog. There is a lot of angst about duplicate content and what it means for communications pros, particularly as we pitch contributed content or work to have media outlets syndicate our work. Gini Dietrich outlines the myths, the facts, and the truth in between to settle your worried brains. The post Duplicate Content: The Myths, the Facts, and the Truth in Between appeared first on Spin Sucks.
    [Comments] PB157: Perfection is a Fairytale – An Interview with Brian Fanzo
    If you’re tweeting or you’re posting on Facebook and you’re getting no comments, I don’t care that you have 20,000 likes, I would rather someone has 1,000 likes in their Facebook page and they get 8 comments in every single post. Say I posted on the air, my favorite one is a very popular YouTube channel now but she put on, everyone thinks I only reply to comments on Fridays. Now, she’s one of the most engaged comments on all of YouTube because she just told her audience, that’s the only time I have. Enjoy! Brian Fanzo at iSocialFanz. Virtual Ticket.
    [Comments] New Twitter Character Count — Yay or nay?
    Let me know in the comments! Have you ever had a 141-character tweet that was virtually impossible to shrink down? You’re in luck! Twitter recently announced the universal roll-out of their enhanced character-limit rules. While the 140-character limit still remains, photos, GIFs , polls , videos, and quoted tweets will no longer count toward your 140-character limit. What are the benefits of this update? Read below for the scoop. Changes to Your Tweets. Say more about what’s happening! pic.twitter.com/I9pUC0NdZC. Twitter (@twitter) September 19, 2016. More room for words!
    [Comments] How to Get Verified on Twitter (If I can do it, you can too!)
    Any questions to ask? I’d love to hear from you in the comments and keep the conversation going there! Have you ever felt like a celebrity on social media? I’ve had a moment or two when someone I really like or admire reshares a post of mine , or when people from across the world happen to come across my content and like or follow. Social media has that unique ability to take non-celebs like me and thrust us into the spotlight every now and then. Well now Twitter’s gone one step further. The image above is from the great folks there.). Add your birthday. Fashion. Media.
    [Comments] Facebook Ads: The Game Changer
    Leave a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook group and join in the conversation. Facebook ads have changed so much in the last few years. I’ve learned a ton over the years through my own trial and error, as well as working with many different companies, both large and small, on their paid Facebook marketing. In my opinion, Facebook Ads can truly be a game changer when it comes to promoting yourself and your brand. According to Brandwatch , there are 50 million active small business Pages but only 2.5 Use this knowledge to improve your ad targeting. Split test.
    [Comments] 5 Helpful Tips for Planning Your Next Facebook Live
    Use a Moderator for Comments. Save yourself the juggling act of hosting your live video and typing out answers to live questions by having a moderator respond to your audience’s questions and comments. We’d love to hear in the comments! Facebook Live, one of the most exciting, engaging social media tools available, is captivating both people and brands alike. From live makeup tutorials to live product reveals to live movie premieres , the potential for this Facebook tool is nearly limitless. It’s no longer a question of “if” your brand should use this feature, but “how”.
    [Comments] What’s Wrong with Sending Automated Tweets?
    Let us know in the comments! The word “automated” has a bad name among social media managers on Twitter and it’s easy to see why. Automated encompass a large range of activities including: automatic direct messages (auto DMs) such as “Thanks for following me! Be sure to visit my website,”  automated response tweets like “Thanks for following me have a great day,”  automated follow backs and even automated chats based on keywords or hashtags. So what’s wrong with sending automated tweets? Do Use Automation for New Followers (for some accounts). Have an awesome day.”
    [Comments] How Brands Are Using Instagram Stories to Impact the Buyer’s Journey
    Leave us a comment below. When you consider the ever-shrinking human attention span (from twelve seconds in the year 2000 to eight seconds now), it isn’t a surprise that authentic, ephemeral content is resonating with social media audiences. The 2016 State of Social Marketing Download. Snapchat pioneered this “in-the-moment” idea with branded content, and quickly became a force to be reckoned with. Then Instagram launched Instagram Stories. With over twice the number of MAUs as Snapchat , Instagram Stories has become a new playground for brands on social media. Here’s why. 1. Starbucks.
    [Comments] #SproutChat Recap: How to Use LinkedIn Data to Inform Your Content Strategy
    Use metrics to drill down and see what they’re actually sharing, when they’re sharing it and what they’re commenting. LinkedIn’s professional focus makes it a unique network for planning and executing a content strategy. As with any social network, paying attention to your community’s behavior can save you a lot of time and better inform future posts. Last week at SproutChat we kept our focus on LinkedIn and asked our community how they approach targeting an audience, publishing and amplifying their content on the network. A1: Definitely the engagement rate.
    [Comments] Measure & Increase Instagram Engagement
    Instagram engagement is the total number of comments and likes received on an image or video through a specific time frame. Instagram Engagement: Managing Comments & Mentions. From questions about business hours to requests for technical support, brands engage with comments to demonstrate that they value customer care. Brands have enormous opportunities to actively listen on social media to catch comments on a post or mentions in a user’s caption. It’s no doubt that brands manage comments and mentions on Instagram all the time. Be human and engage.
    [Comments] 12 Tips To Execute The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business
    Share your feedback in the comment box below. A lot of businesses fail to understand the importance of having a sound marketing strategy. While some quickly prepare a shoddy strategy others don’t have one at all! These companies haven’t realized the value of having a marketing strategy to lead them forward. They rely on a combination of hard work and dedication (without marketing strategies) to reach their goals. This combination works fine if you don’t have fierce competition in your domain. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Courtesy of: Oracle.com. 7.
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    Your most commented on content. With Instagram analytics on Buffer paid plans , you can sort every post by the most popular, most likes, and most comments. Respond to comments on your posts. Responding to comments is a great way to build a strong community on Instagram. 32% more comments. Comments contents: With this contest mechanic, you ask your followers to comment on your post to enter the contest. You can also encourage users to tag a friend in the comments to enter — this can help to increase the virality of the post. 3. Canva.
    [Comments] 5 Facebook Marketing Tips for Agencies
    Let me know in the comments below! As Facebook has evolved from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-have” business tool, many companies employ agencies to dedicate the time required to manage their Facebook presence and market their products. If If you’re one of  here are five Facebook marketing tips for agencies. 1) Have the Right Team. When I think of agency-level Facebook management, I consider everything from content strategy development, content creation, content distribution, paid advertising and daily community management. That’s the reality of today.
    [Comments] How to Boost Your Social Media ROI with Influencer Marketing
    Feel free to leave your comments below. Brands flock to social media channels to build relationships with their audiences. In In addition to offering massive reach, social media is a cost-effective marketing channel. What if you could further leverage this marketing channel and boost your ROI while getting ahead of your competitors? The Social Marketer’s Guide to Social Media ROI Download. The best way to do that is by integrating your social media marketing with other effective marketing tactics such as influencer marketing. Build Brand Awareness With Unique Hashtags. https://t.co/l9G8KXMSvS
    [Comments] Millennial Marketing: Actionable Social Media Advice from a Top Marketer [SSM008]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! Understanding the consumer behavior of younger generations is one of the most talked about  subjects in marketing today. Particularly when it comes to Millennial marketing. But what if you could look inside the mind of a successful Millennial marketer? At 27 years young, Everette Taylor is a 4-time entrepreneur and is currently serving as Vice President of Marketing for a fast-growing and revolutionary mobility company called Skurt. This episode is available on: iTunes.
    [Comments] PB156: Tips for Writing Great Blog Post Titles
    That’s more likely to get comments as well. 11 Techniques for Writing Great Blog Post Titles. Today, I’m going to talk about crafting the titles for your blog posts. This is such an important topic, and I can’t believe I haven’t done a podcast about it in the last 155 episodes. This is a topic I get asked about quite a bit. Get your title right and it will completely change the destiny of your blog post. This may sound a little bit grand and overstated, but it is true. People make a decision on whether they will read and take action on your post purely based on the title. Techniques.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #328
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Microelectronics And The Personal Computer - Alan C. Kay - Scientific American. This was written in 1977. What might such a system do for them?' While we didn't have good notebooks in 1987, this thinking was prescient. It just took forty years to get here. Here's why." Alistair for Mitch).
    [Comments] The Impact of Snapdeal's Rebranding Strategy on Social Media
    On the whole, these Posts brought in 119,272 Likes, 19,195 Comments and 3,876 Shares. The Post received close to 150 Comments. This Post received 2,471 Reactions, 645 Comments and 178 Shares. Very often we think of engagement only in terms of engagement metrics like Likes/Favorites, Comments/Replies etc. Snapdeal had social media abuzz with their massive rebranding strategy. I, for one, totally agree that one of the best things about buying online is unboxing. Why do you think unboxing is a huge thing on Youtube ? Of course, it helps if there are freebies involved.
    [Comments] Introducing the ProBlogger Job Board 2.0
    So stay tuned, and let us know in comments below if you have any suggestions or questions. Today I’m pleased to announce that we’ve given the ProBlogger Job Board a complete overhaul. It now has new features those advertising to hire bloggers, writers, editors and more, and also makes it easier for those who are applying for jobs. The Back Story. Back in 2006 I started to notice two emerging types of questions from readers of ProBlogger: From bloggers – How do I get freelance writing jobs? The first change is a new home. We’ve New Features for Advertisers. 1.
    [Comments] Target Those Who Share Links to Facebook From Your Website
    Post Comments (or Facebook Comments). Let me know in the comments below! Facebook appears to be on the verge of adding a new valuable targeting method for publishers: Target users who have shared articles from your website. I say “appears to be” because I had it for a very short period of time today. I was so excited that I forgot to take more than a single screengrab. Then the feature was taken away from me. But the feature’s temporary existence in my life makes it a good bet that it will be available soon. Lead Ad Form Engagement. Canvas Engagement.
    [Comments] Periscope Updates Website With Curated Broadcast Channels
    Periscope commented on its curated channels: We realize that channels may not always represent the full spectrum of live content on a specific topic, but we hope that you’ll find diverse perspectives by exploring the content in each channel. Periscope released an update for its website , which puts a large focus on curated channels. With this update, users can browse featured curated channels based on specific topics or events, such as “Police, Race and America” or “NFL: Road to Super Bowl 51.” Readers: What do you think of the updated Periscope.tv? Videos
    [Comments] Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016
    version has gathered many positive comments from users around the world. Do share it with us in the comments section below. WordPress theme frameworks provide website owners with a theme’s basic functionality and allow them to modify its look and feel. If you have been using WordPress for maintaining your website, you’d probably know how popular and useful these WordPress frameworks are. Since there are plenty of frameworks available today to choose from, we have pulled together the top 10 to help you choose the best option. 1. Genesis Theme Framework. Ultimatum. Avada. Canvas.
    [Comments] Your Job isn’t Your Job Description
    Comments I especially agree with the “be flexible”! Do you know what your job description is? Corina Manea argues your job isn’t your job description, but what you make of it. She goes on to explain why. The post Your Job isn’t Your Job Description appeared first on Spin Sucks. I've worked with. by DeeAnn Related Stories Try These Seven Tried and True Job Negotiation Tactics How Much is Your Professional Development Worth? What FitBit Can Teach You About Accountability.
    [Comments] Everyone Can Now Create Twitter Moments: Here’s All You Need to Know
    Let me know in the comments below. The ability to create Twitter Moments is being rolled out to all users. Twitter Moments enable users to stitch together multiple tweets into slideshow-like stories. When they originally launched, Moments were intended to help Twitter users keep up with what the world is talking about at any given time without having to follow loads of new people or watch trending topics closely. The below video from Twitter explains a little more about how Moments work: pic.twitter.com/boP59z64dH. Twitter (@twitter) September 27, 2016. Pull in your content and publish.
    [Comments] Here’s How Your Employees Can Amplify Social Media Content
    Let us know in the comments! To amplify your social media content, enlist the help of your greatest asset—your employees. Don’t miss out on this big opportunity. Encourage and train them how to represent your brand. Here are five tips to get you started. 1. Spread Brand Culture. Perception is everything in business. How your brand looks can determine whether consumers purchase your products or not. So ask your employees to share posts online about your brand’s culture. This means expressing your company’s values, mission, and goals. Image Source. Don’t be shy. Image Source.
    [Comments] How to Grow Your Network with Instagram
    Leave me a comment below or connect with me on Instagram ! Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. Not only is it a great place to share photos, videos and connect with others – it’s a great place to share your story and give a ‘sneak-peek’ behind the scenes into your life and your business. recently spoke at the California Association of REALTORS Expo about Instagram and thought I’d share some of the highlights and tips here! First off, a picture is worth a thousand words – especially in real estate. The story is not the facts.
    [Comments] Why a Powerful Brand Image Is Crucial for Successful Blogging (And 6 Ways You Can Build One)
    How much time and money have you invested in building your brand image? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments. This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. Do you have a mentor, or have you ever tried looking for one? If yes, you’d know that credibility, apart from the right expertise, is the number one quality a mentor should possess. person doesn’t deserve to mentor you (or anyone) if he isn’t dependable and changes views like clothes. In other words a successful mentor needs to have a brand image that epitomizes trust, expertise and consistency. Just think about it. Genera
    [Comments] 16 Social Media Podcasts to Take Your Marketing Skills to the Next Level Today
    Up for sharing your top 1–3 favorite podcasts and why you love them in the comments below? What should you do if you want to become the best at what you do? There’s probably a long list, with lots of options. One thing we’re particularly fond of at Buffer when it comes to improving ourselves is  listening to podcasts relevant to our niche and industry. In our case, that means social media podcasts ! There are so many of these voices in the marketing space that have been influential for me and the team! So the big question is: Where to start? Which podcasts should I try?
    [Comments] How Do You Use Hashtags on Instagram?
    Share in the comments! Here’s a question I get a lot: Exactly how do you use hashtags on Instagram? There is a lot of conflicting information out there about how you use them, when to use them, and how many to use. If you can wade through all that noise and use hashtags correctly, you are more likely to get more views, followers , and overall business results. Let’s take for example the world biggest Instagram user. Selena Gomez gets that award, with 99.8 million followers on Instagram. She hardly uses hashtags. But maybe she should. Hashtags for Searches. How Many Hashtags?
    [Comments] Inside Social Media at one of the Biggest Universities in America (and What You Can Learn) [SSM007]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! What is it like to be the Director or Social Media for one America’s largest and most engaged universities? With more than 1,000 social media accounts to oversee and an audience base of over 6 million , Nikki Sunstrum , Director of Social Media at the University of Michigan , knows what it takes to reach and engage with a large demographic of people from prospective students to parents to proud alumni. How to listen : iTunes | Google Play  | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS.
    [Comments] 5 Creative Instagram Accounts that will Blow Your Mind
    If you have a fave account to share, leave it in the comments below. . There are creative Instagram  accounts and then there are the kind that are SO  creative you literally can’t look away.  . In this post, I s hare 5 Instagram accounts that will blow your mind with creativity. … and a few things you can learn from them for your own business. . Image by Shutterstock. There are many types of images and video that draw us in and make a great creative account on Instagram. So there are tips too. You get sucked into the awesomeness of their feed. and their clothes. We know that.
    [Comments] Periscope Unveils VIP Program, Will Reward Popular Broadcasters
    In a blog post , Periscope commented: The VIP Program was designed for broadcasters who’ve invested in our platform and continue to share great live experiences on Periscope. Periscope announced that it is rolling out a  VIP Program , which will give popular broadcasters access to special rewards, including a VIP badge for their profiles. In addition to receiving a VIP badge, VIP users will have the chance to be included in a “rotating list of broadcasters for people to follow.” The Care packages to ensure that you look on point while broadcasting.
    [Comments] Best Practices For Facebook Live Broadcasts
    They have the ability to post comments that you can see in real-time. You can use this to your advantage and to have the audience ask you questions or you could simply call out their comments. Since 2015, Facebook has seen an increase in videos-per-person posted on their site. In In the United States, the rate has gone up by 94% ; not by coincidence, Facebook’s relatively new live video feature has become one of the social media site’s most popular aspects. We as marketers know that using live video can be a great way to create content and interact with your audience.
    [Comments] Donald Trump’s Temperament Was Top Social Moment on Facebook, Twitter During Debate
    million posts, likes, comments and shares related to the debate Monday night, adding that Facebook Live  videos related to the event were viewed some 55 million times throughout the course of Monday. Trump’s claim that his temperament is his strongest asset was the most social moment on Facebook and the most tweeted about moment, followed on Twitter by Trump’s comments on stop and frisk and the two candidates’ exchange about plans to defeat ISIS. Join the conversation here on Facebook by commenting, and watch for commentary from Fox News hosts and contributors. million U.S.
    [Comments] 13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used
    While they used to reveal their most popular blog posts in their sidebar (sorted by most comments) it seems that is no longer the case. What if you could analyse any blog and see which of their articles have the most comments, in order. If you could rank them by how many backlinks those articles have, you’re left with foolproof solution for finding content ideas that attract links and comments. If something is worth commenting on in 2016, it’s far more likely to attract a link. What I want to copy from Copyblogger, are their comment counts.
    [Comments] A Playbook for Becoming a Thought Leader on Social Media [SSM006]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! The path to becoming a thought leader on social media is one that is not always clearly defined. Thought leaders and  influencers come from a wide variety of backgrounds, specialties, industries and expertise. And in many cases, social media thought leaders don’t consciously seek to become an “influencer,” it happens naturally over time with lots of hard work and dedication. We’d love to share some tips on how that may be possible. Google Play.
    [Comments] How Much is Your Professional Development Worth?
    Comments I read voraciously (online and off). by Hanna Knowles Thank you for your comment Jody. If you want to stay ahead of your competition, if you want to cut through the noise and take your career to the next level, you need to invest in your professional development. Corina Manea says you should treat your career as a business. She has more. The post How Much is Your Professional Development Worth? appeared first on Spin Sucks. However, I'm terrible. by Kristy Cartier Awesome! I'll check them out and let you know. The Internet is probably the. by Jody Lamb Great point, Hanna.
    [Comments] How to Tell the Instagram Algorithm That You’re Awesome
    And they’re 32% more likely to attract comments. Let us know in the comments! A few months ago, Instagram announced that the days of its chronological feed were over and it – like many other social networks – would be using an algorithm to determine what would show up in a user’s feed. The announcement said that “the order of photos and videos in your feed will be based on the likelihood you’ll be interested in the content, your relationship with the person posting and the timeliness of the post.”. Don’t lose hope! Create an editorial calendar. Use hashtags. Watch your timing.
    [Comments] How Do Smartphone Brands in the Philippines Get Engagement on Social Media?
    Likes, Comments and Shares per Post. In terms of total number of Likes and Comments, ASUS has the lead. However, given that ASUS published the most Posts, a more accurate measure of engagement would be the number of Likes, Comments and Shares that these brands received on average. Samsung has the most number of Likes, Comments and Shares per Post. Contests are big winners on engagement because Posts like these ask Fans to comment on the Post for a chance to win. It will be hard to think of a time when not everybody had easy access to a phone. Samsung Mobile.
    [Comments] Facebook Allowing Advertisers to Create Rules for Turning Off Ads, Email Alerts
    Facebook had not responded to a request for comment at the time of this post. Facebook appears to have given advertisers the ability to establish rules to automatically turn off ad or send email alerts once certain criteria are met. Reader Chris Ruberg , digital marketing specialist at OneCommand , shared the screenshots below with SocialTimes. Advertisers: Thoughts? Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Chris Ruberg Create Rule Email OneCommand
    [Comments] Monitor & Engage With Facebook Reviews From the Smart Inbox
    In addition, comments and comment replies on Facebook Reviews have been added to the existing Comments message filter within the Smart Inbox. In order to better understand the customer journey it’s important to consider previous comments, Wall Posts and Private Messages from a Facebook user. Reputation management is an essential part of an effective social media strategy. Since its launch in late 2013, Facebook Reviews has quickly become one of the most popular ways for consumers to leave direct, public feedback for brands. Better Understand the Customer Journey.
    [Comments] 5 Chrome Apps I Can’t Live Without
    hope they’re helpful to you too – do you have favourite toolbar apps you just can’t live without? I’d love to hear in the comments! As a blogger and social media strategist, there are a few things I absolutely would not be caught dead without. have to keep on top of a ton of tasks in all my roles, and the faster and more efficiently I can get these done, the better! Having important tools only a click away makes all the difference in the world – hence why I love keeping my Chrome toolbar stocked with things I need every day. Buzzsumo. RSS Feed Reader.
    [Comments] Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know
    Once they open that CTA button, it will show up in the comments as well and, when Instagram detects additional info such as a price or a store rating, it will automatically add it to the CTA button. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all made moves last week in the ad space that social media marketers will want to be up to speed on, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook Announces New Data Analysis Options for Advertisers. Facebook last week announced five new ad measurement products, all of which integrate with other measurement tools. Instagram Making Their Ads More Interactive.
    [Comments] 3 Powerful Strategies for Delivering Your Best Social Media
    This allows for more time to engage with people and respond to comments which is the true success of your social media. Random acts of social media getting you nowhere? Your Your lack of strategy and planning could be keeping you from social media success and growth of your social platform. I’m going to share three powerful strategies for delivering your best social media. Grab your notebook and get ready to shake things up. 1. Think Bigger. Thinking of your social media and blog as a publication and creating an editorial calendar for your content will help keep you on track.
    [Comments] PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income
    Let me know in the comments on the show notes if you’ve got any questions. Grow Your Blogging Income. Today, I am going to continue on from episode 153 where I outlined a timeline of how I added different income streams over time. . felt like there was a little more I could say about diversifying your income in that way and growing your income. think there are some principles that you can pull out of the story. hope that you find these observations and words of encouragement helpful. Further Resources on How to Grow Your Blogging Income. How to Make Money Blogging. Full Transcript.
    [Comments] PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income
    Let me know in the comments on the show notes if you’ve got any questions. Grow Your Blogging Income. Today, I am going to continue on from episode 153 where I outlined a timeline of how I added different income streams over time. . felt like there was a little more I could say about diversifying your income in that way and growing your income. think there are some principles that you can pull out of the story. hope that you find these observations and words of encouragement helpful. Further Resources on How to Grow Your Blogging Income. How to Make Money Blogging. Full Transcript.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #327
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . How Morality Changes in a Foreign Language - Scientific American. Something native Quebeckers have intuitively known for a while, is that the language you speak changes the way you think. It turns out that moral reasoning in your native tongue yields different results. Alistair for Hugh).
    [Comments] 19 Easy Ways to Survey Your Audience and Crush it with Content
    Ask them to post their biggest challenges/hurdles in the comments while you are broadcasting. Or, if you want to keep it simple, write a blog post and ask your readers to reply and answer the survey question in the comments. 60-second video (asking them to comment). an Instagram Story (where your followers can send you a direct message or comment on a particular post). Leave a comment below (or let me know if you have any other tips!).  . Leave a comment below (or let me know if you have any other tips!).  . Is it time to Survey your audience? Winning.
    [Comments] Four Ways to Combat Audience Negativity on Social Media
    It can be disheartening opening up your channels on a Monday morning and seeing a wave of negative comments flooding your notifications. From a community management perspective, I can’t emphasize this enough: always respond to questions or comments , even if they’re negative towards the brand or a particular piece of content. Trust me, we’ve all been there before on the community management team — audience negativity is an inevitable part of being in social media. Let’s go over four ways you can manage this common issue. Always Respond. The same goes for social media.
    [Comments] How to Create a Messenger Destination Facebook Ad
    Let me know in the comments below! Facebook recently announced several Messenger platform updates , one of which was Messenger Destination for News Feed ads. I’ve already started experimenting with this, and many of those who see my Messenger destination ad have been asking me how I created it. As I type this, Messenger destination is still rolling out, but let’s take a closer look at what it is and how it works… Messenger Destination in Action. The user is presented with a prepared message — or greeting — within Messenger. Messenger Destination: Campaign.
    [Comments] How To Use Agorapulse To Promote Your Next Event
    Leave chatty comments on their Instagram posts. Let us know in the comments! Have you ever been tasked with the job of managing social media for events? It’s a big job and one that seems to go on and on. You are responsible for building awareness, selling tickets, managing attendee queries, keeping the momentum going during the event, ensuring that people are using the right hashtag and dealing with issues that arise. By the time the event is over your energy levels are close to zero. But your job isn’t finished. Before the event. Connect with your audience. Reports.
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