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Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced its Slideshow  feature last October, allowing brands to create video ads out of groups of still images, and the social network announced  a host of new Slideshow features Tuesday. Create Slideshow on the go with mobile: Advertisers can now create Slideshows on the go with their Android mobile devices.

12 Secret Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Use

Pamorama

Mastering hidden Facebook features will help you get ahead of your competition. Save articles on Facebook with “Save for Later” The Facebook Save feature is a great tool that can help you curate relevant content that you can publish later on your Facebook page. Get help for mobile apps and browsers. 2. Coupled with their comments, messages, questions, issues, etc.,

Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking

Ari Herzog

Tweet Share The following is a feature article by Rob the Web Guy. Here’s my problem: No one touched on the fact that most users access these social networks with their mobile devices! Make sure your URL appears on the mobile platform and adjust if necessary. Any better suggestions? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking on his blog.

Tools for Mobile Marketing Strategy Success

Spin Sucks

By James Prideaux We all know any successful marketing campaign starts with a sound strategy, and a mobile marketing strategy is no exception. Unfortunately, while mobile continues to grow in its importance as a marketing tactic, many marketers still lack the tools and knowledge to develop a sound and integrated mobile marketing strategy. and nearly $220B worldwide.

6 Facebook Features Marketers Overlook

Sprout Social

Popular Facebook features like Pages, News Feed and a suite of advertising tools have made this network a must-have for marketers and advertisers. Since 2004 countless new Facebook features have been released for you to use to meet your business objectives. If you’ve been on the platform for a while, it’s easy to overlook some of its most dominant features. Click Save. 2.

Mobile Technology and Your Small Business

Ari Herzog

Mobile technology is not one thing. Mobile technology is all these things and more. In my opinion, mobile technology is the future of all communications for your business, internally and externally. They (and you) believe in the creation of the social web and mobile technologies are the key reasons for this substantial climb. This is what mobile technology can do.

YouTube rolls out a built in chat feature on mobile!

Janet Fouts

YouTube is rolling out a messenger like feature called Native Sharing' Share videos and chat with your friends without leaving the mobile app. Social Media in Action Video chat YouTube

Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation

SocialFish

Mobile from Strategy to Implementation for the 2013 ASAE Technology Conference (Tech13) from Amy Hissrich. “I was excited to do this session because over the past year, I’ve changed my mindset around mobile. However, this doesn’t sit in opposition to mobile serving as a game changer for associations. It’s an exciting time both for mobile development and associations.

7 Common Mobile Fundraising Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

SocialFish

Luckily, your organization doesn’t have to spend years cultivating your mobile fundraising strategy the way a chef would work meticulously on his caramelizing. Forgetting to steward mobile donors. When you’re planning your mobile fundraiser, it’s important not to base any decisions on assumptions. Mobile donation page. How long you plan to run a mobile giving campaign.

Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your iPad Or Tablet

SocMed Sean

If you are a tablet owner, though, you probably know that apps like Twitter and Facebook treat your tablet as a mobile device by default. It took me an hour of finding workarounds for Twitter and I document the process of switching to the Twitter desktop view (not the mobile view) of Twitter in this blog post. I can’t live without my tablet. No easy fix. Something helpful!

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. Okay, so you’re ready to launch a mobile marketing campaign for your nonprofit. It features drag & drop and allows you to customize your apps.

Facebook Adds 2 Global Ad-Targeting Features

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced two new features to aid advertisers seeking to target new countries. The social network said in a Facebook for Business post  that its lookalike audiences  tool now contains a new feature that enables brands to target users in new countries with similar characteristics to users in the countries they are already targeting, adding that this can be done by uploading lists of existing customers or high-potential leads. Advertisers: What are your thoughts on these new options from Facebook? Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity  in France this week to take the wraps off several new advertising-related products and features. Finally, Facebook announced that it is testing its new Facebook Creative Hub, with plans to make it available globally “in the next few months”: The use of mobile devices is increasing.

How to Track Mobile App Conversions

Convince & Convert

To understand the meaning behind downloads for your mobile app, you need to know how to track conversions effectively. On a mobile app, a download is by no means a conversion, although it does have valuable data that can increase your conversions. conversion is when a mobile app boosts sales, whether directly or indirectly. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Define Conversions.

Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features

Mindjumpers

Last week Twitter launched the new video feature making it possible for users to easily capture and share videos without leaving the app. Furthermore, a new group direct message feature was added, which appears to be an invite for the mobile-focused millennials who seem to prefer group messaging apps such as WhatsApp (another Facebook property via acquisition) as well as Snapchat.

Carlsberg Launches Crowdit: A Non-Branded Mobile App

Mindjumpers

We frequently see companies making use of mobile apps to promote their brand. Today, Carlsberg launches a different kind of branded mobile app: a non-branded app. Crowdit allows the user to discover places and events via searches, routes and an augmented reality feature allowing for a real-time walkthrough visualisation of the city. The mobile consumer.

New Twitter Features Summed Up

Mindjumpers

As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. Also mobile and web apps have had new interface design rolled out. Social Network Twitter brand page customer service new twitter design redesign twitter app Twitter features Twitter for brands Twitter for businessesHere’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. Launches brand pages.

Best iOS6 Features for Business Users

Idaconcpts

It has loads of impressive features which are best suited for business professionals. are few features which can help this operating system to get nominated for “Best OS for business” this year. Read further to understand some of its fabulous features for business and map your requirements better. There is a saviour for you, VIP Mail feature. How will you save yourself?

The 6 Best Features of iOS 7

The Social Media Incubator

After a few failed attempts and then finally a successful installation, we have our 6 best features of iOS7. Now that you have heard our favorite features of the new operating system, leave a comment below with your favorite feature! Apps In the Media Mobile Apps Mobile Tips ability to multi-task Apple iOS 7 mobile operating system organizing and finding photos

4 Invincible Ways Mobile Apps Fuel Business Growth

Convince & Convert

Mobile apps opened vistas of opportunities for small businesses. Today, from customer relationship management to documenting expenses to facilitating payments, mobile apps are playing an increasingly significant role in fueling business growth. Another big impetus for most businesses is the steadily decreasing cost of building a mobile app. highlight to tweet).

The Future of Social Media Is Mobile. Are You Ready?

Simply Measured

There’s no denying the trend that mobile is taking over the digital landscape, particularly amongst the 18-34 year old demographic. Already 1 in 5 minutes of all digital media time is spent on social sites or in social media apps, and nearly 80% of all social media time is spent on mobile. Visual Content Is King on Social and Mobile. There are currently 2.6 billion by 2020.

Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers

SocialTimes Twitter

26, Twitter released a new set of featured stickers in a “We Love Dogs” category. Twitter introduced the stickers feature to users in July. The feature allows users to decorate their pictures with stickers before sharing them on their feeds. Ahead of Friday’s #NationalDogDay , add some bark to your photos with pawsome new featured #Stickers. Earlier this month, Twitter introduced promoted stickers , with Pepsi being the exclusive launch partner for the feature. Ahead of National Dog Day  Aug. Go mutts! https://t.co/ZFPOwT07qy. ZFPOwT07qy.

Mobile app stats & growth trends you need to know (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

inancial forecasters expect the mobile app industry to double over the next four years. As the evidence has indicated for some time, the mobile industry is exploding with growth. Such a large potential for growth suggests that mobile stakeholders need research, and more research, to buttress their decision-making. Mobile Featured articlesPost by Andrew Gazdecki.

5 Things You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Changes

Convince & Convert

It’s been nicknamed “Mobile-geddon.” There are two major changes at play in Google’s recent move to favor mobile: First, Google will adjust its search results order to favor mobile-friendly sites. Second, apps will be discoverable in mobile search results with deep links driving new app downloads. This is a big step in apps overtaking the mobile web.

Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World

SocialFish

Adapting Your Website to a Mobile World from Tom Jelen. Related Posts Community Management Fundamentals BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation. ————-.

Five Facebook Advertising Features You Haven’t Tried Yet

Webbiquity SMM

Here are five Facebook advertising features you haven’t tried yet. Check them out and see what these features can do for your business. This unique feature allows you to showcase multiple products or services at once. The ad appears in the newsfeed and is available for both desktop and mobile sites. Feature videos. Feature videos can also be easily rebranded.

New Feature On Pinterest Gives Users More Privacy

Firebelly

Pinners will appreciate this new feature and it will encourage more personal users to join as well. This new feature is fantastic for businesses, especially those who are planners. Secret Boards can also be created on mobile devices under the Boards tab. Pinterest recently launched Secret Boards. Each pinner is only allowed three Secret Boards at this time. Blog Social Media

Six Tips to Go Mobile without Going Broke

Spin Sucks

You see, I agree mobile commerce is the next big thing – and a critical opportunity businesses can’t ignore. Based on their feedback, coupled with our own discoveries, we’ve found there are six ways business owners can “go mobile” without going broke. . 1.  ”Own” your online business profile and location.  . Mobile optimize yoursite.com. Mobile searches have grown 400 percent since 2010, according to Google.  Your site has to be optimized for mobile viewing. Customers will appreciate you’re mobile-friendly, and you’ll avoid awkward confrontations.

Latest data on mobile usage

SocialFish

50 Amazing Facts About Mobile from Jamie Turner. 2013 11 mobile eating the world from Benedict Evans. BONUS: Business Insider Mega Slide Deck on the State of Mobile. Featured Useful Data ————– Lots of slide decks in this post. ————-. photo credit ). Related Posts Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about.

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Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog

Ari Herzog

The following is a feature article by Danny Brown. Add in that vanilla comment systems are for more mobile-friendly than third-party systems, and you can see why so many bloggers prefer staying with their blog’s built-in comment system. My new blog design reverted back to vanilla WordPress, until some of the new features in Livefyre are implemented. Features blogging comments

Mobile App Store Data is Required in 2015 Marketing Plans

Spin Sucks

By Dave Bell Stop me if you’ve heard this:  Mobile surpassed fixed Internet in 2014. Sixty-eight percent of digital media consumed globally is via a mobile device. Videos, blog posts, articles, pictures, and music are all being consumed via mobile. More users access Google Search via Mobile than by desktop. Ninety percent if time in mobile device is in mobile apps.

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Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

And I know I’m going to get a lot of grief over it, so let the debate begin. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture,” and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. believe that associations need to get mobile right, and fast.

Are you meeting the needs of your mobile members? [E-BOOK]

SocialFish

We’ve been working with Results Direct to dig into the minds and needs of members using mobile to engage with their associations.  We developed three personas to think through how people use mobile and how an association might need to think about how accessible their content is. Let us know what you think and contact us if you have specific issues with going mobile.

Why the Facebook Feature Frenzy Will Fail

Geoff Livingston

Last week Mark Zuckerberg revealed video chat (see above video), the first of many new features in what will be called, “ Launching Season 2011.&# Yet, this announcement (conveniently timed one week after Google+ launched) only seems to add to the problems that Facebook has. Consider the whole mobile experience. Everyone knows the mobile revolution is upon us.

Lexus Uses Mobile Game ‘Draw Something’ To Target Younger Audience

The Realtime Report

Last week Lexus added to the brand’s ongoing campaign for the 2013 Lexus ES by integrating ads into popular mobile game Draw Something. Lexus reached players in several different ways via the mobile game.  In-game coins were awarded to players that made virtual drawings of Lexus-oriented items. “It’s a really good way for us to do something that’s more youthful.

In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2

SocialTimes Facebook

containing several new features, the most prominent of which is the ability for brands to accept payments  directly via the application. The other major feature launch is the ability for brands to use News Feed ads  on Facebook to drive users to Messenger via calls to action such as “send message,” “shop now” or “learn more.”. Other new features in Messenger Platform v1.2

What to Consider When You Price Your Mobile App

Convince & Convert

Estimates peg consumer expenditure on mobile apps at $50 billion for 2016. This makes the mobile app space both an opportunity and a challenge for new app developers and businesses. That constitutes 48.2% of the total revenue generated by mobile apps! Charge for Features. Offer the basic model of the app for free, and implement a features-based pricing model. It

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If your site is not mobile-friendly, Google will penalize you.

SocialFish

Ernie Smith at  Associations Now  posted a good explanation: UNFRIENDLY TOWARD MOBILE-UNFRIENDLY. Over the past few years, Google has been putting a lot of energy into pushing website owners to cater to mobile customers, who are becoming an important part of the online ecosystem. Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Save for Later’ Reading Feature, Twitter Beefs Up Security

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Buffer: Facebook. Facebook testing Timehop-like feature to surface past news feed posts – Facebook is testing a new feature that will help users surface old posts from their Timeline (AllThingsD). Twitter. Foursquare. Buffer.

Instagram Zoom: How to Get the Most From Instagram’s New Feature (Plus Inspiration From 10 Awesome Brands)

Buffer Social

Recently, Instagram announced another interesting (and long-awaited) feature: the ability to zoom in on photos and videos. As with any new feature, this opens up a ton of opportunity and some more flexibility with the types of content we can create on Instagram. Here’s a quick look at how 10 brands have already started to use Instagram’s zoom feature within their content.