• SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Comments] How to Do an Instagram Audit in 60 Minutes or Less
    You might notice photos with people in them get more comments than product shots. Does your Instagram account need a boost? Have you gone months or even years without ever analyzing what’s working and what’s not? You’re not alone. An Instagram audit might not sound like the most fun and exciting thing in the world, but it can help you out tremendously and uncover some interesting bits of information. The problem most brands run into is figuring out where to start. We’re going to focus on three main aspects: Auditing your content. Auditing your followers.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Comments] 181: How to Overcome the Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur
    The rejections and the failures and the elimination of a course of action that you won’t take again narrows down the chance of victory. I was talking to one blogger the other day and she was like she’d been really quite depressed about her blog and have been dwelling on the fact that nobody’s reading and nobody’s commenting and nobody’s following and no one’s subscribing, then she managed to turn it around by focusing upon the fact that well, 30 paper read today, and I guess we start to look for the positives in that. As a result for today’s episode I asked Robert Gerrish to join me.
  • PEG FITZPATRICK  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
    [Comments] 12 Strategic Ways to Use Pinterest Marketing
    Let me know how you use Pinterest for your marketing in the comments below. Pinterest is fun and boosts creativity but at its social media heart, Pinterest is marketing. Very smart marketing! Let’s look at some smart ways to use Pinterest for marketing. Are you wondering how you can use Pinterest to market your small business, company, blog, or to promote your next book or product? Visual marketing on Pinterest is a low-key, self-paced way to reach people and get the word out. Having a strategy for your Pinterest activities will help you reach your goals and objectives. Rich pins.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017
    [Comments] How to Create Animated GIFs that Stand Out
    Chances are, if you see GIF that is shared on a comment, message, social post, email or blog post, it’s often from Giphy. Have you considered Animated GIFs as part of your visual content creation? Animated GIFs and short animated videos are easy to create and grab attention on the newsfeed of your favourite social media platform. In this post, I share what they are, how you can create them, and how Animated GIFs can be used to not only grab attention but to convert fans into customers. Image By Shutterstock. Not any more. But first, why create animated visuals? It’s simple.
  • JON LOOMER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Comments] 7 Keys to Facebook Advertising Success
    Let me know in the comments below! I host a near-monthly free webinar called the Keys to Success, where I break down the details of when Facebook advertising does and does not work. The next time this webinar airs is next Monday, February 20. You can register for it here. The webinar is a comprehensive, exhaustive 90-minutes. But I wanted to summarize the primary factors that lead to success (and failure) of facebook ads. Why Your Ads Aren’t Working. Facebook ads are incredibly powerful, but they aren’t magic. Your website is broken: You have a great product. Experiment. 9.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #348
    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:  . Google Maps: Hyperlapse Around the World - IDEAndo. I'm almost at the point where I take mapping for granted. used to have a sense of direction, and print travel instructions. One Maps fan decided to celebrate, stitching together thousands of images from Google. Alistair for Hugh). brand.
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: Promoting Products with Email
    Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. I’m often asked about how I promote my products. Since my new 4-week training program about the Facebook pixel just started this week, I thought I’d share how I used email to increase sign-ups. General Approach. There will be disagreement with my approach. Some will think that it’s too soft, or that I left money on the table.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Comments] How to Increase Your LinkedIn Engagement Without Wasting a Dime
    Comments Awesome post, Wes! How effectively do you use LinkedIn for your business? How do you grow engagement on the platform? Can you actually hack LinkedIn engagement? Wes Bush talks about this and more. The post How to Increase Your LinkedIn Engagement Without Wasting a Dime appeared first on Spin Sucks. Most of the content shared on LinkedIn gets. by Steve Sonn. Who Are LinkedIn’s Power Users? who's your LinkedIn audience
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Comments] 50 Video Marketing Stats to Help You Create a Winning Social Media Strategy in 2017
    32) Facebook users comment 10X more on live videos than they do on regular videos ( Facebook , 2016). We’d love to hear in the comments below. Video is taking over social media. In our end of 2016 social media survey , 83 percent of marketers said they’d like to create more video content if they didn’t have restraints such as time and resources. We We also found that 30 percent of marketers are looking to spend more time focused on Facebook video in 2017. Or that 73 percent of B2B marketers say that video positively impacts marketing ROI? Marketers’ Usage. Engagement.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Comments] Why you should Block people and your Community responsibility
    And I don’t do it with that fanfare of “I’m going to remove friends today, comment on why you should stay” Cos frankly that’s just vomitous. Thanks for providing them an audience and remember, every interaction, engagement, comment, or even pause to read is noted by Facebook and the post may be shown to your friends and friends’ friends. Every interaction, share, comment, like and click is noted and forwarded to your network. Anti Muslim, anti gay, anti-anything not white, male and with a gun. Cos I’m nosey. About humanity. Move on.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Comments] 9 Tips on How to Get More Subscribers: A YouTube Guide
    This means you should try to answer comments or reach out to users who maybe asked for this type of content previously. Just like any other social network, YouTube has its own space for businesses to create communities. With Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, it’s all about gaining real and authentic followers. But on YouTube, it’s essential to learn how to get more subscribers. In case you’re curious, YouTube subscribers are exactly like your other social media followers. Instead, these users subscribe to your YouTube channel, so they’re updated every time you post something new. minutes.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Comments] The Truth About How Often to Post in Social Media
    How many clicks, likes, shares, comments, etc. To whit, a piece of content shared in social media that gets disproportionate numbers of clicks, comments, shares, and likes will not only succeed because of the additional reach of the shares, but because the platforms actually show the content to more people. Will Roe v. Wade be overturned? Will the United States bail on every international treaty to which it has previously signed? Will Nicolas Cage have a late-career resurgence? How often should I post to social media? These (among others) are the central questions of our time.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 007: How to Create Meaningful Engagement
    Leave a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook group. It’s episode seven of The #GetSocialSmart Show! This whole month is about showing the love. This particular episode is about meaningful engagement. How do you create meaningful engagement with your clients, your potential clients, your prospects? How do you show them the love? All right, I’ve got three quick tips for you today. Tip number one, is be intentional. It’s not going to happen by accident. You’ve got to be intentional about building engagement. Guess what? Get organized.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] Social Media Reporting Tips (From Your Boss)
    How many of the people that follow you Liked, commented on, or Retweeted your posts? I spend a lot of time analyzing stuff. analyze personas, lines of business, channel performance, conversion rates, and interest in specific products and solutions. segment content by topic, type, and delivery method to see what’s performing the best. roll analysis up into reports that I share with my direct reports, my peers, and my boss. I’m a marketer. This comes with the territory. 2017 Social Marketing Planning Guide Download. I’m not a social media manager. Your Boss Looks at Trends, Not Tactics.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] Social Media Reporting Tips (From Your Boss)
    How many of the people that follow you Liked, commented on, or Retweeted your posts? I spend a lot of time analyzing stuff. analyze personas, lines of business, channel performance, conversion rates, and interest in specific products and solutions. segment content by topic, type, and delivery method to see what’s performing the best. roll analysis up into reports that I share with my direct reports, my peers, and my boss. I’m a marketer. This comes with the territory. 2017 Social Marketing Planning Guide Download. I’m not a social media manager. Your Boss Looks at Trends, Not Tactics.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] How to Repurpose Your Best Social Media Content
    Have you ever posted one of those amazing Facebook updates that had that indescribable quality that results in a surge of likes, comments, clicks, and shares, and then immediately wondered how to replicate that success with other content? Leave us a comment and let us know what you think! Trying to come up with the amount of outstanding, engaging content needed to fight organic reach on multiple platforms is exhausting, and sometimes we just plain run out of ideas. Sometimes, instead of grasping at straws, your best bet is to repurpose your best performing social media content.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] A Comparison of Social Media Live Video Platforms
    Will your fans be able to interact with your live video with comments, reactions, and shares? When you think of live video, Facebook may be the first platform that comes to mind. They’ve certainly made the biggest push for it over the past year or so. But, there are plenty of other platforms that are worth considering. Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and now even YouTube are all getting in on the live video feature. Each platform comes with their own unique features and capabilities, so it’s important to carefully consider which one would best fit your goals and your brand.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] How to Schedule Instagram Posts Through Sprout Social in 6 Easy Steps
    To increase your shares, likes and comments, make sure your posts go through a thorough round of edits before going live. 3. Sure, you can track vanity metrics such as likes and comments. However, using Instagram analytics tools allows users to track and monitor hashtags, posts and comments all within a single inbox. Building a successful brand image is about being at the right place at the right time. And currently that right place looks a lot like Instagram. So when are you supposed to sit down, upload an image, write a witty caption and publish Instagram content?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps
    Engage the community – Number of interactions (likes, comments, views, or direct messages), number of live viewers, etc. The metrics they measured were followers growth and engagement rate, which they defined as (“Likes” + “Comments”) / “Followers at the end of a takeover”. Your guest can see and quickly reply to comments with your account, especially for Instagram Stories as the replies will be direct messages in your company’s account. What is an Instagram takeover? Why do takeovers work so well? It most cases, it’s a win-win situation. Instagram posts.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Comments] 3 Effective Ways to Reduce Social Media Overwhelm
    Let me know in the comments below! Are you in social media overwhelm? . If you are on too many platforms juggling too many priorities and not getting anywhere then listen up, I have some tips for you. . In this post, I share 3 ways to help reduce social media overwhelm and get back on track to being more productive and using social media for results.  . Image by Shutterstock. When it comes to social media overwhelm, we all experience it. More and more social media platforms, tools and “latest things” are introduced every day – how can you keep up? the social media.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] Relationship Advice That Will Help Increase Brand Loyalty
    Sometimes consumers will Tweet, comment or call your customer service department with a hint of trouble. So while you’re Tweeting clever comments and sharing links to your latest blog posts, remember to take the time to stop and listen to what your audience is saying. New customer relationships start out strong, don’t they? You work hard to woo a new consumer with special offers, coupons and promotions. But inevitably the spark dies down and before long there’s another brand out there trying to sweep your prospective loyalists off their feet. Mind Your Manners. Speak Up. Have Fun.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] Increased Instagram Ad Engagement and Hot Stats from the Super Bowl | Social You Should Know
    This includes liking, commenting, tagging, visiting a website, sharing and even reposting the ad. Increased Instagram ad engagement, hot stats from the Super Bowl and a safer twitter experience for consumers and brands in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Social media moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. Engagement with Instagram Ads Increasing. If your target audience is under 34 years old, good news for your investment in Instagram ads. For users 35 and older, the behaviors are inconsistent.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] All Editors are Not the Same, so Which do You Need?
    This is usually followed by comments of ‘I used this guy once but it was a frustrating process’, or ‘mine was ok, but I’m not sure I’d recommend them.’. I’ve come across so many people who were really disappointed with the editor they hired to help them with their books or blog posts and in almost every case, once I’ve done some digging, I’ve discovered it was because their expectations of their editor were completely unrealistic. A question that frequently comes up in writing and blogging groups I’m part of is: ‘anyone know a good editor?’. How so? That’s not editing, however.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
    Retweet, reply, comment, and like relevant content, right from your tagboard. Get real-time visibility into your number of likes, comments, shares, retweets, replies, potential impressions, reach, followers, and more on Twitter and Facebook. Track follower growth and demographics, visualize engagement, monitor hashtag performance, discover the most influential content and users, schedule posts, and respond to comments. Thanks to Curalate, you don’t have to spend your time calculating likes and comments by hand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. 71%
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Video Marketing in 2017 – Sunny Lenarduzzi [SSM029]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! Video marketing is one of the most-talked about subjects in social media right now. Marketers, brands, and businesses everywhere are all jumping aboard this incredible trend that has truly begun to take take over our social news feeds. But despite its growing relevance, one of the questions we get most here at Buffer is: How do I get started with video marketing ? . How to listen : iTunes | Google Play  | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. This episode is available on: iTunes.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] 180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money
    Facebook Live does open up that engagement with your audience and it certainly warms up your audience. I’ve noticed many times after a Facebook Live that people leave comments on my blog for the first time ever having seen me on a Facebook Live or they will purchase a product in the days that follow as well. think it’s really about that engagement, it helps your audience to understand who you are, helps you understand them, and helps them feel like you have noticed them because you’re seeing their comments, you’re interacting with them. Zoom Webinar Tool.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Comments] 180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money
    Facebook Live does open up that engagement with your audience and it certainly warms up your audience. I’ve noticed many times after a Facebook Live that people leave comments on my blog for the first time ever having seen me on a Facebook Live or they will purchase a product in the days that follow as well. think it’s really about that engagement, it helps your audience to understand who you are, helps you understand them, and helps them feel like you have noticed them because you’re seeing their comments, you’re interacting with them. Zoom Webinar Tool.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #347
    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:  . Forbrukerinspektørene - NRK TV. "No, that isn't a typo. Watch this Norwegian talk show. It takes a while for the video to load. Skip to 5:36. Why can't we all have these please?" Alistair for Hugh). Asking the wrong questions - Benedict Evans. Documentary Now! Hugh for Alistair). brand.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Comments] How to Get to Know Your Digital Neighborhood on Social
    No further comment. The right listening tool can help you do this too, surfacing only what you need to hear while still capturing those unique comments that teach you something new about your audience. As I’ve shared before, I’ve come to enjoy working from a coffee shop near my house. As a remote employee, I require some daily human interaction to remain sane. My goal is to become the Norm    of this coffee shop. Aim high, kids. One of the best parts about this spot is its location. good people-watcher is also a good eavesdropper. Social is your Secret Weapon Download. How so?
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Comments] How to Get to Know Your Digital Neighborhood on Social
    No further comment. The right listening tool can help you do this too, surfacing only what you need to hear while still capturing those unique comments that teach you something new about your audience. As I’ve shared before, I’ve come to enjoy working from a coffee shop near my house. As a remote employee, I require some daily human interaction to remain sanity. My goal is to become the Norm    of this coffee shop. Aim high, kids. One of the best parts about this spot is its location. good people watcher is also a good eavesdropper. Social is your Secret Weapon Download. How so?
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Comments] The Importance of the Facebook Pixel
    Let me know in the comments below! I still hear from Facebook advertisers who aren’t currently using the Facebook pixel — or aren’t using it to its full potential. Excuses range from confusion and intimidation to ignorance regarding whether it’s needed at all. Is the Facebook pixel needed? Heck yeah, it is. For every reason imaginable. Without the Facebook pixel, you’re limiting yourself from the most popular targeting options. You aren’t able to accurately track conversions (how in the world do you without the pixel?). Without it, no magic. Purchase.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Comments] Do Facebook Messenger Ads Really Work?
    Comment below and share your thoughts. Recently Facebook rolled out news feed ads that drive people to chat directly with your brand on Facebook Messenger. Cool, huh? We all want more engagement and this is as direct as it gets. In this article, I’m going to share my first Facebook Messenger ad experience with you and answer some FAQs along the way. Why Should I Care About Messenger? 11% of the World’s population uses Messenger each month. 22 million gifs are sent daily on Messenger. billion  B2C messages are sent each month. The Experiment. So How Do Facebook Messenger Ads Work?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Comments] How to Choose the Best Social Media Marketing Tool for Your Business
    Was there anything useful that you’ve thought of that I didn’t mention? I’d love to keep the conversation going in the comments below. Paralysis by analysis. I’ve totally been there, so many times. Choosing a place to eat, choosing a new computer, or even choosing the best social media marketing tool. When it comes to picking a tool for your business, there are just so many great options out there, so many wonderful, time-saving features, it’s a tall task to know exactly what’s right for you. Each tool has its strengths and there’s no single perfect tool for everyone. What was that?
  • JON LOOMER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: Software and Apps I Use
    While I originally used it for metrics analysis, I now use it for responding to comments on my posts and ads. Facebook doesn’t provide the easiest way to manage comments on posts and ads, so it’s nice to have a third party tool like Agorapulse to sort it out for me. Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. Five years experimenting, failing, trying again, and finding success. It’s a constant evolution, and the tools I use tend to be fluid. Reading that post is kind of embarrassing now.
  • RAZOR SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Comments] The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan
    Share it in the comments section! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that content marketing is now a predominant force in the world of business. Because it is the only marketing method which is completely focused on satisfying the often complex and fast changing needs of modern consumers. It is marketing that doesn’t feel like marketing and as such pulls people in and engages them in a relationship with a brand. It is strategic, impactful, non-intrusive, and it provides sustainable value to customers. improve your brand reputation. increase leads and sales. Feedly.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Comments] 5 Things to Think About Before You Start a Blog
    What comment system? If you have any questions, I’d be happy to answer them in the comments below. It’s time! You’ve had it in the back of your mind for a while now, but you’ve realised the hour is right to take the plunge, and you want to start a blog. Welcome! You’ve come to the right place. If creating a blog is something you’ve been thinking about but you haven’t known where to start, then these are some basics you could keep in mind to ensure you create a blog not only you love, but your readers will too. Has your idea got longevity?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Comments] 9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram
    Responding to comments and engaging with others. Schedule 30 minutes to an hour on your calendar every day to reply to comments, like, and comment on your followers’ posts. With over 600 million users across the globe, Instagram is quickly becoming a focal point for businesses of all sizes who use social media. 600 million! That’s a huge number. And the impressive stats don’t stop there… Instagram is the  fastest growing social media platform  and around half of its user base ( more than 300 million people ) use it every day. Add your own caption.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Comments] Are You Ready to Have a Facebook Live Contributor?
    For example, they can’t comment as the Page, create ads, access Publishing Tools or view Insights. Thanks to the new Facebook Live Contributor Page Role, Pages now have the flexibility to allow individuals to contribute great live content on behalf of their Page, whilst keeping the Page secure, as well as maintaining control over the rest of their content. Until recently, if you wanted to let someone go live on your Facebook Page, then you would have to give them Admin access to your Page. Facebook Live Contributor Role. They are restricted from most of the other Page functions.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 006: Bring the Online – Offline!
    Leave me a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook Group and join in the conversation there. In this episode of The #GetSocialSmart Show I share some tried and true ways to bring the online – offline! This is something I’ve been sharing for quite some time but it is something that is near and dear to my heart. It’s something that has been at the core of our business, and it’s something that a lot of our clients religiously do, day in and day out, that makes a huge difference when it comes to social media. appeared first on Katie Lance.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Comments] Introducing Sprout Social’s Instagram Scheduling Workflow
    Quickly identify top performing posts with the Instagram Profiles Report and Sent Messages Report to track comments, likes and engagements. When it comes to growth and popularity, few apps can match Instagram’s trajectory. Over the past several years the platform has seen its user base grow to over 600 million active users and more than 95 million photos/videos shared per day. In tandem, Instagram more than doubled its advertiser base within the first six months of 2016. Prepare & Organize Content in Harmony. Post to Perfection. Monitor and Measure Your Posts. Product Updates
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Comments] What Counts As a Video View on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat? The Buffer Guide to Video Metrics
    Facebook also provides a bunch of other metrics for the Facebook post with the video such as reactions, comments, shares, and post clicks, under “Post”. For engagement level, there are four options: Post Clicks / Reactions, Comments & Shares. Reactions / Comments / Shares. Facebook also provides a bunch of other metrics for the Facebook post with the video such as reactions, comments, shares, and post clicks, under “Post”. NewsWhip found that while photos get more likes than videos, videos sparked more comments than photos. Comments received. Reach.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] Here’s How to Use The New Facebook Post Options
    Share in the comments below! Have you been wondering how to use these new Facebook post options on your business page? We will go through each one step-by-step. Some of them might seem *very* familiar. Share a Photo or Video on Facebook. The first option youl’ll see is this one — share a photo or video. At first glance, it might seem like this option is the same thing that has always been available on Facebook. But when you click on the option you will see that this is an area that Facebook has upgraded significantly. The first one is to upload a photo or video. Get Messages.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] Best UX Practices for Your Brand Account on Instagram
    Because it can be more difficult to maintain a conversation on Instagram , companies may forget to respond to comments, questions, or concerns left on their Instagram posts. Creating and maintaining a brand on social is one of the best ways to develop a strong relationship with your target audience. Representing your company, ideas, and values on social helps potential customers identify whether or not you’re the company they want to work with, widens your reach, and enables brand discovery. Your owned social media accounts are the best resources you have for developing your brand.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] Best UX Practices for Your Brand Account on Instagram
    Because it can be more difficult to maintain a conversation on Instagram , companies may forget to respond to comments, questions or concerns left on their Instagram posts. Creating and maintaining a brand on social is one of the best ways to develop a strong relationship with your target audience. Representing your company, ideas, and values on social helps potential customers identify whether or not you’re the company they want to work with, widens your reach, and enables brand discovery. Your owned social media accounts are the best resources you have for developing your brand.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] Ways to Better Engage with your Social Media Followers
    Ask them to share in the comments of a photo. Your social channels are great places to unveil new products, run contests, or even surprise and delight them with seemingly random giveaways. 5) Make every comment matter. As community managers, particularly on high-volume pages, it’s easy to start cherry picking the best comments to respond to. Addressing even the shortest of comments with a genuine response goes a long way to fostering a great community of followers. Here are five ways to better engage with your social media followers. 1) Understand your audience.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] Ultimate Guide to Measuring Social Media ROI
    Let us know your experience and drop a comment below! Social media ROI is one of the most heavily debated topics in the online marketing world. Because measuring the effectiveness of social media marketing efforts isn’t as clear cut as, say, running a Google AdWords campaign. It’s hard to tell how much revenue a Tweet you sent out last week brought in, or if your last Instagram post boosted your bottom line. And judging by the numbers, a lot of businesses are struggling to grasp the financial impact social media marketing is having for them. 38% said poor tools. 30% said unreliable data.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] Powerful Storytelling Secrets from National Geographic Travel – Lindsay Smith [SSM028]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! With more than 25,000,000 adoring fans across social media, National Geographic Travel  is a poster child for the power of storytelling in marketing. Their secret? Going where no one else has gone before. This is the approach that National Geographic Travel takes to every one of their stories. Undiscovered places around the world and tales of incredible human feats fill our social feed – we can’t help but click and be inspired. Google Play. Stitcher. Sound Cloud.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] 179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog
    How to Get People to Comment on Your Blog Posts. made those disclaimers and those general comments about bounce rate. One of the simplest ways to get people to view another page on your site is to get them to leave a comment. Leaving a comment using most comment systems today means that the page will reload. When you hit “Comments” after you put your comment in, the page reloads, and suddenly you’ve got your bounce rate down. 11 Techniques for Lowering the Bounce Rate on Your Blog. Further Resources on How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] 179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog
    How to Get People to Comment on Your Blog Posts. made those disclaimers and those general comments about bounce rate. One of the simplest ways to get people to view another page on your site is to get them to leave a comment. Leaving a comment using most comment systems today means that the page will reload. When you hit “Comments” after you put your comment in, the page reloads, and suddenly you’ve got your bounce rate down. 11 Techniques for Lowering the Bounce Rate on Your Blog. Further Resources on How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Comments] PB179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog
    How to Get People to Comment on Your Blog Posts. made those disclaimers and those general comments about bounce rate. One of the simplest ways to get people to view another page on your site is to get them to leave a comment. Leaving a comment using most comment systems today means that the page will reload. When you hit “Comments” after you put your comment in, the page reloads, and suddenly you’ve got your bounce rate down. 11 Ways You Can Lower Your Blog’s Bounce Rate. So let’s get into it. Google Analytics. ProBlogger Start Here Page.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017
    [Comments] How To Breathe New Life Into Your Small Business Blog
    However, the journey feels much more discouraging when there are no comments, zero shares and our traffic is just plain pathetic. How To Breathe New Life Into Your Small Business Blog. Blogging can be a tough gig for small businesses , especially for those of us just getting on our feet. Content marketing can be a goldmine for small businesses; however, there are three keys to getting your blog off the ground which are often overlooked by bloggers who feel that they’re just talking to themselves: – Establish your business’s personality, tone and voice. Pick A Fight.
  • JON LOOMER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
    [Comments] Facebook News Feed Updates: Authenticity and Video Completion
    These new signals will focus on spam as well as pages that ask for likes, comments and shares. In April of 2014, they took aim at pages that ask for comments, likes and shares. Facebook wants users to like, comment on or share a post because it’s of interest to them. You see, some will say “like this post if X, comment if Y and share if Z.” Let me know in the comments below! So if this is you, prepare yourself for further frustration. I don’t think any of these updates are a big deal, but we’ll get to that later in this post.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #346
    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 Epic Guide to Bootstrapping a SaaS Startup from Scratch -- By Yourself (Part 1) - Clifford Oravec - Medium. Starting a company is hard. But you can maximize your chances of success by being careful and methodical. This post, on the other hand, is practical and straightforward. brand.
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: Self-Care in a World Without Structure
    My calendar would be filled with blocks of time for the smallest of tasks. I’d block off time for answering emails, closing tickets in ZenDesk, replying to blog comments, reading and researching, and a whole lot more. Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This is the fifth in a series of posts exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. Software. Websites. Payment gateways. It’s no surprise, really. This can be a very lonely life.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Comments] Day Four: How to Publish, Promote, and Propagate Your Article
    Try: Making yourself available in your comments section to answer questions and interact with your readers. This is part five in a series on Content Marketing Strategies from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System. It’s your fourth and final content production day: time to hit publish! Need to catch up on the rest of the 4 Day Content Creation System? Here are the previous posts: . System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content. Day 1: How to Build a “Backbone” for Your Content Marketing. Day 2: How to Fill in the Details of Your Winning Piece of Content. Day 4 Tips.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Comments] What You Can Learn from Dolce & Gabbana’s 5 Instagram Comment Types
    While Likes on brand posts are the predominant engagement type, accounting for 99% of each brand’s engagement, it is important not to ignore the other 1%:comments. It also received the highest number of comments between 11/1/16  and 1/31/17. Let’s look at the five different types of comments that D&G gets on its Instagram posts. 1. Responding to these comments in a thankful manner can help brands go a long way in forging a real connection with the audience. Comments in Foreign Language. Track user comments in languages other than English.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Comments] Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand
    Impressions, engagement, comments, shares, sentiment? They can respond to comments when the onsite community managers and content producers are focusing on capturing content. Assuming you already know that social media is the first way in which people follow live events they can’t attend in person…. Let’s take a look at some considerations to get your brand ready to cover the gamut of 2017 activities. Brand events are like weddings: important, exciting, fun, and super busy. There are announcements, celebrations, agendas and a whole lot of the unexpected. pencil at ScriptaCon.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 005: How to Show the Love to Your Clients and Your Community
    Leave me a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook Group and join in the conversation there. It’s episode five of The #GetSocialSmart Show! This week’s episode is all about showing the love to your clients and your community not just during February but all different times of the year. What it really comes down to, is it’s all about being a good finder. It’s all about taking that moment to think beyond yourself. Right? encourage you this month to think about how you can share the love when it comes to your community and your clients.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Comments] Always Up-to-Date Guide to Social Media Image Sizes
    Your profile picture will also appear when you post to other walls, comment on posts or when you’re searched with Facebook’s Open Graph (that’s a fancy term used for its search function). These smaller renditions of your images and videos will expand when clicked and include a place for people to comment. Whether it’s a brand promotion, video, news update or even a meme, visual content rules the social media landscape. What has become so important is effectively conveying your brand on social media through images and video. Social Media Image Sizes Per Network. Twitter.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Comments] The Easiest Way To Navigate This Media Minefield
    The hope (maybe the biggest one) was that because of comments and unfetered access to these platforms, that we would hear divergent voices in powerful discourse - a true mix of opinions and insights. Candidly, there are days when I find myself shaking my head in total disillusionment about the state of our world and what individuals believe to be true or facts, based on how we interact on Facebook in regards to the news we share, post and comment on. It turns out that nobody knows what's what when it comes to the media anymore. Who do you trust for your news and media? Right?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Comments] Day Two: How to Fill in the Details of Your Winning Piece of Content
    Remember, all content includes a call to action, even if all you do is ask for comments. This is part three in a series on Content Marketing Strategies from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System. If you’re a coffee or tea drinker, Day 2 might be a good day to drink an extra cup. You’re going to write a lot today, so do whatever it takes to go into the day with your energy high. Need to catch up on the rest of the 4 Day Content Creation System? Here are the previous posts: . System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content. Do they sound intriguing? Ready? Write! Day 2 Tips.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Comments] Day Two: How to Fill in the Details of Your Winning Piece of Content
    Remember, all content includes a call to action, even if all you do is ask for comments. This is part three in a series on Content Marketing Strategies from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System. If you’re a coffee or tea drinker, Day 2 might be a good day to drink an extra cup. You’re going to write a lot today, so do whatever it takes to go into the day with your energy high. Need to catch up on the rest of the 4 Day Content Creation System? Here are the previous posts: . System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content. Do they sound intriguing? Ready? Write! Day 2 Tips.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Comments] Why There’s No Perfect Time to Post on Facebook
    This happens because wedding photos, whether you like them or not, are great content and as soon as they’re posted, a bunch of people rush to like, share and comment on them. Let me know in the comments, I’m excited to join the conversation. There probably isn’t a single best time to share to social media. Here are just some recommendations on the best time to post to Facebook to get you started: Thursdays and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Hubspot ]. Thursday at 8 p.m.  [ TrackMaven ]. 1–4 p.m. late into the week and on weekends [ CoSchedule ]. Over to you.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Comments] All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign
    If you want to gather UGC on Facebook, the only half decent way is to ask for fans to reply within a comment on your post or post on your page. UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. Personally, I am glad it is a trend that has stuck around and that many brands are embracing. According to a report by BazaarVoice , shoppers that interact with UGC are 97% more likely to convert than customers who do not. Brands see a 78% lift in conversion rates when customers interact with UGC. With those numbers, why wouldn’t you use this tactic?
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Comments] Influencers Influence Purchase Behavior, Steal Eyeballs | Social You Should Know
    Last week we told you about a new opportunity for creators on YouTube called Super Chat , which lets them collect money from users in exchange for surfacing comments at the top of their Live Chat stream for up to five hours. Influencer content reportedly grabs one-fifth of our time spent consuming media, and a YouTube influencer makes $4,000 in just 90 minutes. That and more in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Whopping 19% of Total Media Consumption Now Goes to Influencers. At least according to a consumer survey released by a UK-based PR firm. Think again!
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Comments] Activism Through Blogging
    hope you stay with me, comment when inspired, and tell your friends to subscribe. Comments Thanks, Ari! Women marching in London in 1911. Activism is defined as “a doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue.” ” Looking back over 1,700 blog posts spanning the past 10 years, I’ve written my share of controversial issues. wrote about Facebook censorship  and  Foursquare scare tactics. I shared when  Twitter removed transparency. My activism is not limited to blogging.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Comments] Snapchat Marketing Strategy 101: Getting Started, Building a Community, and Generating ROI – Carlos Gil [SSM027]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! What started as a simple app to send disappearing videos to friends, Snapchat now attracts some of the biggest brands and influencers in the world. More than 300 million people use the app every month – generating an astounding  10 billion videos views per day! Which is why Snapchat presents a huge opportunity for businesses and brands to get in on a platform that is growing exponentially by the day. But how? And he’s really, really good at it, too. Google Play.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
    [Comments] A System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content – A Pamela Wilson Series
    It gets reader comments and people actually remember it — sometimes for years to come. This five-part series is a guest contribution from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System. Content marketing works — you know that. It’s one big reason you read ProBlogger! You like the content here and you want to learn more about how to create it yourself. It’s all well and good to talk about how to write content effectively, of course. But at some point, you’ve got to actually do it. Regularly. Content marketing works best when it’s done consistently over time. But it doesn’t have to be.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
    [Comments] A System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content – A Pamela Wilson Series
    It gets reader comments and people actually remember it — sometimes for years to come. This five-part series is a guest contribution from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System. Content marketing works — you know that. It’s one big reason you read ProBlogger! You like the content here and you want to learn more about how to create it yourself. It’s all well and good to talk about how to write content effectively, of course. But at some point, you’ve got to actually do it. Regularly. Content marketing works best when it’s done consistently over time. But it doesn’t have to be.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017
    [Comments] How Competitive Analysis Can Transform Your Social Marketing Plan
    These may come in the form of audience growth, engagement, specific engagement metrics like content shares vs. comments, or number of brand posts. comments and conversation vs. a simple Like). It’s hard to motivate yourself to run competitive analysis when you’re just trying to keep your head above water as a social marketer, but investing time and resources in this form of analysis offers you unprecedented clarity–and also makes other parts of your job a lot easier. Here are just a few ways which competitive analysis can transform your social marketing plan.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017
    [Comments] Instagram Influencer Best Practices from Under Armour
    Let us know on Twitter or leave a comment. Launched in 1996, Under Armour is a fairly new brand in the sportswear market compared to titans Nike and Adidas, which are over half a century old. But that hasn’t stopped Under Armour from forging ahead with unique, innovative products and a strong marketing strategy, pushing both Nike and Adidas to step up their marketing games. Quick Reports for Measuring Brand Awareness Download. Under Armour has established a strong presence across all major social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest. Show your support.
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] Example: Facebook Ad Targeting and Results
    Let me know in the comments below! There are many factors that lead to success or failure of your Facebook ad campaign. I’ll cover these things on my free webinar on Monday. But spoiler alert: Nothing is more important than targeting. Nothing comes close. You could craft the perfect ad with convincing copy and eye-grabbing imagery. You could lead to a super-fast landing page with laser precision and focus. The product could be so compelling that it sells itself. But if your targeting sucks? Forget about it. My ads themselves tend to be… fine. The Campaigns. The Targeting.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #345
    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:  . So You Want to Flee the City and Become a Farmer - CityLab - The Atlantic. This week, the election news settled in, and a lot of people started talking about what to do. Lots of people wanted to move to Canada, so we politely grew a hedge. This is why there aren't more farmers." Yay us!"
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] Your Next Growth Hack Won’t Come from You
    Just be sure you go beyond the posts themselves and dig into the comments and user profiles (looking for commonalities), and then work through the pieces they link out to. It’ll come from more and better questions.  Success stories like Uber, AirBnB , Dropbox, and Spotify have all made finding the next, great “growth hack” something of a holy grail. The term is now standard fare far beyond the start-up community where it was conceived. You can growth hack email subscriptions, PR, ecommerce , product development, and — of course — analytics. What’s the answer? Why or why not?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] Trump and Nieto Reinvent Foreign Policy on Twitter
    Related Stories Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter 26 Words That People Use to Describe Donald Trump Delurk and Add a Comment in 2017. Donald Trump and Enrique Pena Nieto, the respective Presidents of the USA and Mexico, are reinventing decades of foreign policy protocols — on Twitter. Trump’s campaign was predicated on the belief that a contiguous wall would be built along the US-Mexico border and that Mexico would pay for it. Nieto said that his country will not pay. Fast forward to January 26, 2017 on the sixth day of the Trump Administration when Trump tweeted.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] 4 Video Contest Ideas to Boost Your Social Engagement
    It asked which kind of holiday pastries they prefer, and the audience had to comment on the live video poll for a chance to win a prize. 3. YouTube Sweepstakes enable owners of YouTube channels to hold a prize giveaway among people who leave a comment beneath the owner’s published YouTube video. The draw consisted of giving away 20 weekend getaways to users who commented directly on the video in the YouTube brand channel. 4. This kind of sweepstakes offers an opportunity for participants to win something by simply liking or commenting on a Facebook post.
  • RAZOR SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] 101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017
    Feel free to write your thoughts and ideas in the comments below. Are you tired of all the fluff you read on marketing? Want a list of tried and tested marketing technology tools and tactics you can immediately implement in your business? I’m sure you’ll pick off a couple of tips from the list below. Social Media. The successful people on social media build relationships and add value. They are there for their community and make them feel appreciated and connected to a brand on a more personal level. Use a social media management tool. Use know.em Analyze your results.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Comments] Easy Ideas to Turn Twitter Trending Topics into Gold
    Leave a comment below! Trending topics are the most talked-about news, and on Twitter, it can help companies boost their engagement, awareness, and clickthroughs. But most businesses don’t have the resources like Oreo to tweet a timely message during a Super Bowl gaffe. So how can you use Twitter trending topics? Let’s explore a few creative options. Promote Relevant Content. Your team works so hard creating quality content. Why not share it? Content that’s never seen by its intended audience is rendered impractical. However, avoid inappropriately newsjacking a trending topic.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] How to Use Buffer for Social Media Teams: The Complete Guide
    If you have any questions or want to chat about potentially using Buffer for your team, feel free to reach out on in the comments below or on Twitter. Having a team of people helping with your social media strategy can be a crucial asset in achieving your social media goals. Not only can it help you tap into multiple points of view and perspectives to bring a fresh take to your social media content – having a team of people contributing content to your social accounts can help you save a ton of time with content curation. What workflows do you need to keep things running smoothly?
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] Inman Connect NYC 2017 Key Take-Aways #ICNY
    Leave me a comment below or send me a Snap ( @katielance1 on Snapchat.). I’m a big believer in the old adage, ‘the more you learn, the more you earn’ – and you never stop learning and growing and Inman Connect is always one of the best places to do just that. I had the pleasure of speaking and presenting at Inman Connect NYC this past month and as we’ve done in years past, I wanted to share a few of my top take-aways and also those from some of my dear friends, colleagues and Inman ambassadors. Inman Connect NYC 2017 #ICNY. Inmanville inspires!”
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] Facebook: 208 Million Likes, Posts, Comments, Shares for Inauguration
    Facebook said 60 million users generated 208 million likes, posts, comments and shares related to the inauguration of President Donald Trump  last Friday. Facebook Web Video 360 Photos 360-Degree Photos 360-Degree Videos Beth Loyd Caitlin Ramrakha Chetan Gupta Comments Donald Trump Fox News Inaugurations Likes Live 360 Live Videos Livestreaming NBC News RYOT Shares USA Today Videos Women's MarchThe social network added that the nationwide Women’s March  events last Saturday spurred its biggest day ever for 360 photos.
  • JENN'S TREND  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] What You Really Need to Know About Instagram Pods
    Instagram instagram instagram comments instagram etiquette instagram exposure instagram for business instagram marketing instagram notifications instagram strategy instagram success social media social media marketingOh, when people come up with a *great* idea and then force it upon others with no real understanding of the process… which is exactly what Instagram pods are! You may have heard of this term. You may have wondered if these Instagram pods are useful. You may be in an Instagram pod (or a […].
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] 20 Pros Reveal What Makes a Perfect Twitter Marketing Strategy
    He’s not doing it to be adored—often, the comments he receives are negative. Siemens suffers negative comments on Twitter with regard to environmental issues. Siemens is constantly bombarded with negative comments, as previously mentioned. What’s your Twitter marketing strategy? Is it working? There are over 350,000 tweets posted every minute of every day. How do you ensure your messages stand out? Google, Nike, Starbucks, and more big brands fought for attention and won. Was it luck or brilliant Twitter marketing? Twitter Marketing Strategy Insights from 20 Experts.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] 10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need in 2017
    likes, comments, shares, etc.) A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. quick look at Google Trends shows the rise in interest in the term “social media manager” over the years and it seems that people have never been as interested in the term as they are today. But what does it take to be a great social media manager? What are the skills to master and traits to have? How can you work on those areas? In this post, we’ll try our best to answer all those questions.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] 9 Essential Social Media Manager Skills and Qualities Found in Industry Leaders – Bonus Episode [SSM026]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! We are excited to share our fifth, very special bonus podcast episode with you on the 9 essential social media manager skills and qualities found in top industry leaders. These bonus episodes offer a fun change of pace from our traditional “interview-style” episodes on The Science of Social Media. Whether you’re looking to build an all-star social media team , get into the industry, or simply brush up on your skills, this episode is perfect for you! Drive.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [Comments] Here is Why Your 2016 Social Media Plan Failed
    Let me know in the comments below. As we look back on our social media plans of 2016 and ahead to our 2017 campaigns, it’s important that we learn from our mistakes and make adjustments to ensure a strategic new business year. Most of those mistakes come from a simple lack-of something; one or more missing ingredients. While there can be numerous reasons why any social media plan could fail, I’ve done my best to boil them down into the few reoccurring themes below. 1. Lack of Direction. Most social media plans fail because they lose or never had a clear direction in the first place.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Comments] How To Post From Desktop To Instagram and Stay Out of Hot Water
    Below are the tools I use to post to Instagram from a Desktop, and then engage with comments. The user interface that you see has everything you see on your Instagram Mobile app – from Instagram Stories to your camera (front and back facing) to your messages, notifications, comments and likes. Comment, like and follow. Check, send and comment on messages. Most of your comments and likes will come up in the minutes immediately after you post. When you use Later, you’re ready and waiting for comments just after you post the image. Joking.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 004: 5 Quick Tips to Make the Most Out of LinkedIn
    Leave us a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook Group and join the conversation there. Okay, I know LinkedIn is not as fun as Facebook. It’s not as sexy as Snapchat, but LinkedIn is an important part of your social media strategy. Today I’m going to share with you five tips to spruce up your LinkedIn profile and make sure you get found by more people to get more business with social media. Here are my 5 Quick Tips: Tip #1: Make sure you have an updated photo. Tip #2: Make sure you have your contact information right there. Tip #4: Experience.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Comments] White House Directs Comments Line Callers to Nonexistent Facebook Messenger Accounts
    Janko Roettgers  of Variety  reported that the White House comments line is no longer active, and a recorded message directs callers to fill out a form  on the White House website  or use Facebook Messenger. Facebook Politics Applications apps Donald Trump Facebook Messenger Janko Roettgers messenger Pages The White House The White House Comments Line VarietyFollowing in the footsteps of many other businesses, the Trump administration is turning to Facebook Messenger for customer service. However, there’s a slight problem. Readers: Is this your idea of an open-door policy?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Comments] How to Build an All-Star Social Media Team in 5 Steps
    In a small team, they might also assume most of the social media responsibilities such as managing all the social media profiles, publishing content, listening, replying to comments and analysis. Their responsibilities usually involve listening out for relevant conversations on social media, replying to comments and inquiries, and organizing social media events like Twitter chats or Facebook Live sessions. If you have any questions about building a social media team, feel free to leave a comment below. So how do you go about building an awesome social media team? Analyst.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Comments] 4 Instagram Ad Features That You Need to Know About
    If you click on the comments in an ad, you’ll also see the CTA displayed at the bottom. Agorapulse’s Comment Collection. Traditionally, it’s been difficult to moderate and evaluate comments on the ads we run; the ads manager shows general engagement instead of showing you actual comments. Agorapulse, however, will actually collect every single comment from your Instagram ads so that you can see them, monitor them, and even respond to them. You also want to be able to respond to comments directly. Promote Posts Directly from Mobile. The destination URL.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] YouTube and Facebook Take Different Approaches to Paying Creator Community- Social You Should Know
    With Super Chat, viewers can choose to pay for a comment on a live broadcast in exchange for that comment appearing at the top of the stream for up to 5 hours. The comment appears in a color, is pinned to the top of the stream, and has a specific allowed length of text that are all determined by the amount given to the broadcaster. The updates include hiding “low-quality” comments, zooming into photos and the reintroduction of Events. Google+ surprises most and announces a few new updates, all in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] How to Come up With More Than Enough (Great) Ideas for Your Blog
    This can happen quite naturally through blog comments and emails (look out for suggestions that aren’t explicit – you might not receive an email saying “here’s an idea for a blog post”, but you might get a question on a topic that would probably be of interest to a lot of your readers). Share your thoughts in the comments below. Do you ever sit staring at your computer screen, wondering what the heck you’re going to post about? Maybe you scramble around for an idea – any idea! – and then rush into it. Or maybe you give up, and you don’t write a post at all. Writing Content
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] How to Come up With More Than Enough (Great) Ideas for Your Blog
    This can happen quite naturally through blog comments and emails (look out for suggestions that aren’t explicit – you might not receive an email saying “here’s an idea for a blog post”, but you might get a question on a topic that would probably be of interest to a lot of your readers). Share your thoughts in the comments below. Do you ever sit staring at your computer screen, wondering what the heck you’re going to post about? Maybe you scramble around for an idea – any idea! – and then rush into it. Or maybe you give up, and you don’t write a post at all. Writing Content
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] 48 Hours with Snapchat Spectacles: Our Full Review and 5 Tips to Create Better Snaps
    Please feel free to say hello in the comments below! Spectacles are the first hardware product from the company formally known as Snapchat. The camera-equipped glasses were announced in September 2016, at the same time as Snapchat became Snap Inc. and rebranded itself as “a camera company.” ” From the moment they were announced, Snap had the marketing industry, and more importantly, their key 16-24-year-old demographic, clamoring to get their hands on Spectacles. Then, it happened! Snap dropped a special holiday  pop-up Spectacles store in the heart of Manhattan.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] How to Create Shareable Content for Social Media on a Consistent Basis – First Round Review [SSM025]
    If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! Social media has the power to spread great content across the web like wildfire. One share from an influencer or one read from the right publisher might result in thousands of page views and shares. But creating a rock solid content strategy and executing on that strategy on a consistent basis is a tall order. Luckily, the content team over at First Round Review might have found a formula for success. How to listen : iTunes | Google Play  | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] 177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump
    Tips on Building Your Profile Through Comments on Other Blogs. Also check out 36 as well because I do an episode there about building your profile and building traffic through commenting on other blogs. You could be leaving such useful comments and such detailed comments, such generous comments on other people’s blogs that that could be almost considered creating content on their blogs, so listen to 36 and 37. Six Ways to Boost Traffic on Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about getting your traffic kick started in the new year. BuzzSumo.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] PB177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump
    Tips on Building Your Profile Through Comments on Other Blogs. Also check out 36 as well because I do an episode there about building your profile and building traffic through commenting on other blogs. You could be leaving such useful comments and such detailed comments, such generous comments on other people’s blogs that that could be almost considered creating content on their blogs, so listen to 36 and 37. Six Ways to Boost Traffic on Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about getting your traffic kick started in the new year. BuzzSumo.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017
    [Comments] PB177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump
    Tips on Building Your Profile Through Comments on Other Blogs. Also check out 36 as well because I do an episode there about building your profile and building traffic through commenting on other blogs. You could be leaving such useful comments and such detailed comments, such generous comments on other people’s blogs that that could be almost considered creating content on their blogs, so listen to 36 and 37. Six Ways to Boost Traffic on Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about getting your traffic kick started in the new year. BuzzSumo.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2017
    [Comments] How to Improve Your Media Coverage
    Leave a relevant comment.  Be a fangirl. Media Relations is a core part of PR and can be one of the trickiest. colleague of mine is a master of TV placements, both local and national. She gets calls from big agencies all the time because their teams can’t book segments like she can. What’s the secret?  Well, a large part her success is relationships.  It is, after all, called Media Relations. What if you don’t have those relationships? Start right now to create and maintain them.  It is the very best investment you can make. Do your Homework. See what they write about.
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