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Lauren Johnson Joins Firebelly As A Social Media Manager

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that Lauren Johnson has joined the Firebelly team as a social media manager. Favorite social network(s): Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat. Favorite celebrity to follow on social media: @sir_twitch_alot Dance will forever be a part of me. Firebelly News Social Media ManagementThe struggle is real!

Social Media Management Must-Have: ScheduGram

Firebelly

In my first must-have post, I wrote about Sprout Social —my favorite tool for scheduling content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. You can also manage multiple Instagram accounts from one easy-to-use web interface. If you’re in need of a tool to help make your Instagram publishing efforts more manageable, I encourage you to give ScheduGram a try.

Outsourcing Social Media Management

yMarketingMatters

whom I have long respected for his sound and pragmatic social media and marketing advice and expertise. Outsourcing Social Media Management: The Flawed Logic of the Badged Employee. sometimes see posts on social media or articles talking about the evils of outsourcing social media management to an outside consultant or company.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), Appropriate, effective management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media marketing investments. You’ll agree that proper management is in fact, the key to doing anything right. It gives you SEO tools for researching and managing a campaign.

Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform

The Realtime Report

The Fortune Global 100 companies are mentioned 5.6 But how do you figure out which of those millions of tweets and online conversations are important enough to engage with–and manage that engagement in a way that’s scalable and measurable? This is the problem that Salorix is trying to solve with a new social media management platform called Amplfy 2.0,

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that. This is one component of Social CRM, which if you haven’t heard about, please read the report on the 18 use cases of Social CRM.

Interview with Social Media Manager: Hristina Hristova from Acronis

Social Media Citizens

Hristina Hristova is currently working for Acronis as a global social media manager for consumer products. Hristina’s background is in social media and publishing – Hristina was a founding member of Groupon UK , and worked for the social buying giant as a social media strategist. Lastly, collaboration.

5 Social Media Management Tools and Services You May Not Know About Yet (But Should)

Kikolani

In this post, I’d like to introduce you to five social media tools and services I have mentioned in posts this year that have elicited that reaction and what you can (and should) be doing with them. If you’re in the process of creating a brand, don’t make the mistake of creating one that you can’t claim on social media. KnowEm. Oktopost. RivalIQ.

When You Need a Social Media Manager

Ari Herzog

When you need a social media manager, think of me? When you need someone to analyze, recommend, implement, monitor, or otherwise manage your internet presence, from being the voice of your Facebook page to steering tweets to evaluating whether the next best tool is a surefire way to outmaneuver your competition, I want to talk to you. As I elaborate on LinkedIn : I am looking for a full-time job as a social media manager. This is why I am looking for a full-time job as a social media manager. Need help? Thoughts? Thanks.

Set Your New Social Media Manager Up For Success

Social Media Strategery

Then why do organizations continue to hire social media specialists, managers, and coordinators, but then handcuff them with outdated policies, processes, and technology? I've seen it time and time again – an organization realizes they don't have the talent, resources, or bandwidth to manage their social media efforts so they go out and hire someone.

Debating the Future of Social Media Management

Convince & Convert

Schaefer (whose {GROW} blog is a must-read ) and me for a fireside chat about social media centralization vs. decentralization. Is social media too complex for one person to handle? Are companies better off having one or a few social media practitioners, or many? What’s the role of third parties (including consultants) in social media strategy?

Social Media Management Software Ranked and Rated

Convince & Convert

Today, Jeremiah Owyang and the team at Altimeter released a new report (to which I contributed) called “A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation.” ” It looks at the issues faced by large corporations when social media accounts steadily expand like Simon Cowell’s ego, creating lack of coordination and increased risk for social media crisis. Among the 140 global corporations studied for the report, they each have an average of 178 different social media accounts. How prevalent is this problem?

A lesson in social media management for PR

Janet Fouts

Fast Company posted Whole Foods Celebrates, Monetizes Ramadan which pointed out that in-store campaigns weren’t planned yet, but the entire promotion was to be online. Our company statement addresses it too: Whole Foods Market is NOT canceling our current halal promotion, which is centered around the timeframe of Ramadan. So far so good right? Good so far. click to enlarge.

Social Media Management Software Ranked and Rated

Convince & Convert

Today, Jeremiah Owyang and the team at Altimeter released a new report (to which I contributed) called “A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation.” ” It looks at the issues faced by large corporations when social media accounts steadily expand like Simon Cowell’s ego, creating lack of coordination and increased risk for social media crisis.

Best Days And Times To Post To Your LinkedIn Company Page

Firebelly

It’s a question we get a lot—what are the best days and times to update a LinkedIn Company Page? Best Days And Times To Post To Your LinkedIn Company Page. We’ve found similar results on  Firebelly’s LinkedIn Company Page , as well as the pages we’ve managed for brands. Does your company or its employees need help with LinkedIn?

New Report on Social Media Management From Altimeter– Reading it Will Save Your Company’s Money!

Mindjumpers

Tweet “Like a disease, social media proliferation will leave companies crippled — unless they develop a strategy to manage now. Some companies have opened a virtual Pandora’s box: We found that global corporations are struggling to manage an average of 178 business-related social media accounts — a number that will only grow.”

Social Media Management From the Trenches

SocialFish

Here are three great examples of social media management in the trenches from the last couple of months.   Are you doing anything cool you’d like us to write about? Dow knew that if it wanted to compete for recruits with some of the more glamorous scientific companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft, it needed to reframe its brand. Let us know.

Social Media Job Opening: Social Media Manager in Dallas Texas

Bill Hartzer

Here at Standing Dog , we have a job opening (an immediate need) for a social media manager. If you have lots of great experience managing social media accounts in the Travel, Real Estate, and Entertainment industries, then you might be interested in applying for this open position. Social Media Manager at Standing Dog. Requirements.

Is your Social Media Manager Kicking A.$$?

Proactive Report

It seems like everyone and his proverbial dog are talking about the advent of the new model of media. How do you navigate these uncharted social media waters? The first factor is who you hire, because Social Media and Digital Public Relations are personal and rely on personal relationships. One of the secrets to social media success is the quality of your content.

3 Simple Ways To Show Thanks To Social Media Followers

Firebelly

The post 3 Simple Ways To Show Thanks To Social Media Followers appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Community Management Social Media ManagementIn the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are three simple ways you can show your followers you appreciate them. #1 Respond. Retweet, regram, repeat!

Firebelly Begins Work With Cornerstone Bread Company

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that we have recently started working with Cornerstone Bread Company. Cornerstone Bread Company makes every item from scratch—using nothing less than high-quality, all-natural ingredients shaped by hand. Firebelly will be providing a combination of social media strategy, social media management and social ad management services.

Social Media Management Crisis: Don’t Play Possum

PWB Marketing Blog

Maybe someone from outside of your company sends out a Tweet or writes a blog post about your company that you don’t like or that is less-than-flattering. Individuals online are now more likely to take to social media when they feel slighted, annoyed or otherwise compelled to comment. I’ve even experienced it first-hand on a couple of seemingly innocent blog posts.

Social Media Management Crisis: Don’t Play Possum

PWB Marketing Blog

Maybe someone from outside of your company sends out a Tweet or writes a blog post about your company that you don’t like or that is less-than-flattering. Individuals online are now more likely to take to social media when they feel slighted, annoyed or otherwise compelled to comment. I’ve even experienced it first-hand on a couple of seemingly innocent blog posts.

Is It Time To Remove Social Media Links From Your Website?

Firebelly

Those little social media icons—they may stand alone or be adorned with a message like “Let’s get social”—are found on almost every website these days. That philosophy holds true when it comes to social media links on your website. Don’t link to social media sites you don’t use or maintain. Bloomua / Shutterstock.com.

3 Ways You’re Scaring Customers On Social Media

Firebelly

Is your brand tricking customers more than treating them on social media? Your social profiles aren’t optimized for search. There may by duplicate, unofficial or “rogue” accounts not managed by you. 2. The post 3 Ways You’re Scaring Customers On Social Media appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company.

Twitter Best Practices For 2016

Firebelly

The post Twitter Best Practices For 2016 appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Community Management Social Media Management TwitterBrands ask their customers for a lot on Twitter—follows, likes, retweets—all the time, but they’re awful about returning the love. How can this be remedied? Respond.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Image credit: Buddy Media.

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How Brands Land On The Social Media Naughty List

Firebelly

Not feeling the love from your customers or followers on social media? The post How Brands Land On The Social Media Naughty List appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Community Management Social Media Management Social Media MarketingYou should share theirs too.

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4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools

Firebelly

Spring has sprung and it’s time to clean up your social media channels! For Twitter: Hootsuite’s Grade Your Social. Authenticate with your Twitter account and Hootsuite’s Grade Your Social will give you a grade from A to F based on reach, engagement and profile scores. Blogging Facebook Instagram Social Media Management Twitter

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How Social Media Generates Sales You Can’t Track To Social Media

Firebelly

But not even Starbucks, with all its social media savvy and corporate-sized budgets for sophisticated tools can track that sale to Twitter. Until people are uploading their brains to the internet, social media will never get credit for those sales. Social Media Social Media Management Social Media Marketing

How to Get Hired as a Social Media Manager (and Then Rock the Job Once You Have It) [SSM03]

Buffer Social

What does it take to get hired as a social media manager? Perhaps you’re looking for a job in social (or perhaps you’re hiring for one). There are a ton of different factors that could go into a successful stint on ever-changing social media. How to hire a social media manager (and vice versa, how to get hired!) (6:10).

How to Build a Company Culture That Works

SocialFish

———– Social Media Culture Alignment Workshop. Two-hour workshop to get your social media off on the right foot. In this fun, collaborative, and insightful two-hour workshop, we will analyze your organization through a social media readiness assessment, digging into several principles drawn from our research and our book  Humanize.

Community Un-Managing: Cheat Sheet for Community Managers and Tips for Companies

SocialFish

I recently left my position managing social media and online community for a large professional association. In the process of disconnecting myself from the organization’s various social media accounts, it occurred to me that I haven’t seen a lot–or anything–written about how to leave a community management position. They should.

4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules. Social media instead demands a symbiotic relationship between brands and their fans. You should, too.

4 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules. Social media instead demands a symbiotic relationship between brands and their fans. You should, too.

Six Step Process to Clean Up a Company’s Online Presence

Spin Sucks

Those of us ingrained in the social media world talk a lot about what you should and shouldn’t do in the space. If you haven’t encountered this already, I bet there will come a time when you have to clean up a company’s online and social media presence. Maybe it will be a situation like what I just went through with a client where leadership empowered the interns to own social and they created a huge mess (classic example, right?). Or, maybe the company hired a self-professed “expert” who led them down the completely wrong path in the social world.

How to Create An Effective Social Media Policy (Before It’s Too Late)

agora pulse

If there is more than one person involved in your social media accounts, then it is essential to have an effective and clear social media policy. When most articles talk about creating a social media policy, they focus on preventing major social media fails that can hurt a company image in drastic (and sometime irreparable) ways.

Three Critical Traits Of a Social Media Grown-Up

Spin Sucks

Cathryn Sloane’s article “ Why Every Social Media Manager Should Be Under 25 ” caused a bit of firestorm last month. The debate surrounds how experienced – and old – someone should be to succeed as a social media practitioner. Being a social media grown-up means you have the essential skills to be a really good practitioner. So what is “it?”. Wrong.

3 Facebook Tips For Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Firebelly

Here are three tips for restaurants or coffee shops struggling to manage their Facebook pages. 1) Promote your page. Go download the Facebook Pages Manager app. You’re busy managing a restaurant. I’ve worked in restaurants and coffee shops. Community Management Facebook Social Media Management Social Media Marketing

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Make Your Online Content Sharable! Best Plugins & Widgets (Free)

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know.  So making this content SHARABLE is a must! I am surprised to find how many of my clients (and many companies) OVERLOOK this or just simply don’t think about this small basic concept when creating content!  Its social media marketing. Sharing Content Social Media Marketing Tips Blogging Facebook Facebook sharing marketing for small business share buttons social media Social Media Management Tools Social Media Sharing Plugins Social Media Sharing Widgets Social Share Buttons Twitter