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Are LinkedIn Groups Are Out Of Control?

Myrland Marketing

Many LinkedIn groups are out of control. Group members have discovered they can spam the group and get away with it. Related but directly selling something the poster benefits from without alerting group members. It matters because it’s ruining LinkedIn groups for everyone. Group Admins and Managers have grandiose plans when they start groups.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. wrote about how the changes would likely impact associations on Mizz Information ; in short, here’s an overview of the new Groups features and what associations need to know about each: Member Approval in Standard Groups. Better Content Filtering.

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Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Blog Facebook Google Social Media Marketing Twitter Bing Groups you admin section install-app ads linkedin MoPub new twitter profile news feed algorithum rich LinkedIn snippets youtube

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Force Feed

Twist Image

These are a group of people who spend their days curating and creating stories that should be brought to my attention. It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). It's just the many dimensions that shape your Facebook experience when your friends like, follow and regurgitate (or copy) the content that's in their feeds. The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. Force feed me.

What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes

SocialFish

Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping. As Facebook rolls out these changes to the News Feed, what are you noticing about the way your page and/or content is performing?

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Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

Once those tools are rolled out, Huang said users will be able to share panoramic photos taken via iOS devices or Samsung Galaxy phones, or 360-degree photos shot with 360 photo apps or cameras, the same way they would share any other photos and videos, and the 360-degree scrolling capability will be functional in News Feed  for any photos that appear with a compass icon. Woods  for Time.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

It begins with co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom explaining that “on average, people miss about 70% of the posts in their Instagram feed” , which may be alarming to some. Facebook’s introduction of its algorithm, which was due to extraordinary growth , was a much-needed overhaul of the News Feed. The question now is, does Instagram need it too? What This Means for Brands.

Online Tools that Help with PR

Spin Sucks

Feedly. Feedly is a user-friendly place to store your blog and news subscriptions. When they publish something new, you’ll see it in your Feedly page and can read and share from there. Have a group of industry trade reporters you want to follow? By Gini Dietrich Running a small business isn’t easy. This is both good news and bad news. Canva to the rescue!

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Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

RSS Feed. This is why you’ll set up an RSS feed. will use a tool such as Feedly or Flipboard to get their content delivered to them daily, but without the hassle of filling their inbox. And we share in any groups we belong to. By Gini Dietrich This whole digital world is a funny beast. ” because what worked in 2010 no longer works today. Social Share Buttons.

Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App

SocialTimes Facebook

The first section in Paper is your Facebook News Feed , where you’ll enjoy inspiring new designs for photos, videos and longer written posts. Facebook Creative Labs apps that are still thriving include Facebook Mentions , Groups  and Moments. Facebook’s stand-alone Paper  application, which debuted amid much fanfare in February 2014 , will be sent to the recycle bin after July 29.

PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

While the algorithm at Facebook keeps changing so only those who pay get their content to show up in the news feeds of their followers, you don’t want to ignore your page. Post once a day to your personal account, your company page, your showcase page and to the groups you belong to. On  Feedly , create a list of bloggers to watch. This is good, but it also means change.

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How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | Subcribe via RSS How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic August 19th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect recommendations and connect with others.  It wasn’t until recently however that I realized the potential of utilizing Linked In Groups to drive blog traffic.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. marketing groups have adopted social media analytics tools. Image credit: Buddy Media. No one has time to put every one of those tools through its paces. Check out this post.

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A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

The best marketers understand that people watch video differently in mobile feeds. We introduced lead ads  in Q1 to make it easy for people to fill out forms on mobile devices right from News Feed. We also want to be thoughtful about making sure that each person’s overall feed experience has the right balance of organic and ad content. News Feed. billion. Video.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. Products , RSS & Feed Management. Last100.

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Identifying, Understanding and Influencing Social Media Users [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Overall, the report talks about how important it is to reach fans with relevant and engaging content in their News Feed, since their interaction with the content makes your message spread to their friends. Whatever the case then might be, it’s vital for brands to reach and engage with the right group of people to both expand their fan base and possibility of increasing in-store purchasing.

The Lego Model: How to Build Your Social Brand

SocialTimes Twitter

From @Starbucks  to @Samsung Mobile  and even @LEGO_Group, they all use audience segmentation to break their potential followers up into smaller accounts, which all feed up to the main account. For example, there is the main @LEGO_Group account. — LEGO (@LEGO_Group) May 7, 2016. — LEGO (@LEGO_Group) April 24, 2016. YouTube and online video marketing.

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. ” This is mainly because  Twitter has become my RSS feed over the last couple of years. think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed. He also  blogs.

Facebook Tests Snapchat Stories-Like Quick Updates; Won’t Roll It Out

SocialTimes Facebook

Tiffany Zhong of Binary Capital was part of Facebook’s test group for Quick Updates, and she shared the screenshots below with Josh Constine  of TechCrunch. Facebook Binary Capital friends Josh Constine News Feed Photos Quick Updates snapchat stories Techcrunch text Text Overlays Tiffany Zhong VideosNot every new feature Facebook tests makes it to launch.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group? Larry Brauner shares 10 tips for maximizing LinkedIn social networking success, among them: put significant time and thought into your profile, utilize keywords, “join every relevant LinkedIn group,” comment when you have something valuable to add, and most importantly (for any social network)–keep at it.

Facebook Testing ‘Start Camera’ Prompt, Rio 2016 Filters from MSQRD

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is running a test in which mobile users are shown a “Start Camera” prompt atop their News Feeds  and given access to animated selfie filters from recent acquisition MSQRD. Now, mobile changed things a little bit, but we didn’t really change our tools. If you look at what people are sharing, now it’s mostly photos, and soon it will be mostly videos.

How Your Brand Can Get the Most Value Out of Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm

Mindjumpers

This week, Group M Next shared a report called “Gaining an Edge: The Brand Impact of Facebook’s EdgeRank Algorithm Change” where Group M Next Predictive Insights team, together with the GroupM–owned social media and community activation agency M80, share results from an analysis, conducted across the Facebook pages of 25 brands. Here is a summary of the main points: Organic Reach.

How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Last week Facebook stated that they once again intend to reduce organic reach by making changes to the news feed algorithm. The platform’s special  news feed algorithm  enables companies to target a community based on the information people share on their profiles. ?The When targeting start by dividing your community into groups based on their level of loyalty. Earlier this year a study revealed that the  organic reach for brands declined  to 2-6%. Is your company considering content amplification on Facebook? Over Relevance. Targeting. What are they saying about you? And

See First: Facebook Gives Users Control, Make It Easier to Avoid You

Jon Loomer

For years now, marketers have screamed about their decreasing visibility in the Facebook News Feed. While Facebook’s News Feed algorithm does favor friend content over brands, it’s not necessarily unfair. Facebook is giving users the ability to select the friends and pages they want to see first, at the top of their News Feed. “It’s not fair!”

An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups Written on June 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in linkedin , social media , social networks , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Do you find LinkedIn Groups useful?

How to Create Sharable and Engaging Wall Photos on Facebook

Mindjumpers

The latest update was in the beginning of June, where they among other things made wall photos larger in the News Feed. As we have written about previously , posts containing visual content have a greater potential of being ranked high in the News Feed. Know your target group. Tweet Written by Christina Bruun who works as Social Designer at Mindjumpers. Send a clear message.

How to Use Social Strategies to Drive Business Goals

Convince & Convert

Brian Solis, Altimeter Group @briansolis. Brian Solis , principal analyst at Altimeter Group , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the biggest challenge most businesses face when integrating social media and social business, plus his views on narcissism and how it affects businesses’ abilities to reach people. The RSS feed is:  [link]. Listen Now . Gvidi.

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Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

Webbiquity SMM

If it’s difficult for you to maintain that schedule on your own, consider a group blog where several authors provide content, easing the load on each. By following these tips for the proper care and feeding of your blog you’ll increase your odds of blogging success. My daughter is hooked on those pet rescue shows on Animal Planet. What I’ve learned from my more occasional viewing is that despite the many joys of pet ownership, not everyone is cut out for it. By the same token, despite the many benefits of a business blog , not everyone should rush into it.

The End of Credit Cards is Near!

Spin Sucks

If you have not heard, “the end of credit cards is near!” in some form or another during the past few days, then crawl out from under your rock and read the news, subscribe to some RSS feeds or newsletters, or watch some TV. Marketing Mobile aite group credia card mobile marketing mobile trends moblie payment phoneWhat do think? Maybe my fiancé won’t leave his phone in a cab again. 

Are You Seeing ALL of Your Facebook Friends', Groups' and Pages.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Are You Seeing ALL of Your Facebook Friends’, Groups’ and Pages’ Statuses on Your Updated Facebook Home Page? Then I noticed the “Edit Options&# link in the bottom right-hand corner of the page so I clicked it and saw the following window: So it looks like, even though I have close to 900 people whose statuses I had been seeing in my old News Feed – the default setting with this update is to only show me 250 friends’ updates. Are You Sure? Thanks!

Paragon Software Group – A Social Experiment

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Paragon Software Group – A Social Experiment Life is good at Paragon Software. The momentum rolling into 2010 is looking really good for us. I am still managing the direction of the companies channel sales group and helping out with product management. Subscribe to the Paragon Software Blog RSS feed. Too easy.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader. Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds. As a result, the number of ways to get a new feed in to Google Reader has multiplied. In this article we will take a look at a few easy ways to subscribe to a new RSS feed. If you are just getting started with Google Reader, and you don’t have any specific feeds in mind to add, using the built-in add subscription button is going to be your first stop. Browse Tab: This is actually a group of different ways to get started quickly.

7 Ways to Raise Facebook Engagement [Infographic]

Pamorama

When Fan Pages launched in 2007, anyone could set up a page for their company and begin acquiring fans so they could post unlimited promotional content to their news feeds. Facebook organic reach for business pages is plummeting. As I noted in a recent post , brands that use Facebook for marketing have seen a sharp drop in organic reach. Facebook is not your friend. Social Media

Show 374 - Why Your Business Hides a Myth

Engaging Brand

The management skill of knowing who to listen to, before group decision making. How you can listen to The Engaging Brand. 1) You can listen on your PC now without downloading any software just click hear to listen to the latest marketing podcast. 2) You can subscribe to the show via  iTunes  or. 3) If you use a different podcatcher then you can subscribe using the following  RSS Feed. Bob Frisch joins  Anna Farmery  to discuss his different approach to business decision making, from Who's in the Room. How the organisation chart hides a myth. The need for decision making models .

4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates. These sophisticated algorithms suggest articles, files and experts based on the user’s position, connections, group memberships and resources they’ve previously accessed. Her work has appeared in myriad publications including Inc., Upstart

Email Dashboard: Information Overload Research Group news wrapup

Buzz Marketing for Technology

« Information Overload Research Group launches | Main. Information Overload Research Group news wrapup. We publicly launched the Information Overload Research Group yesterday, thanks to Matt Richtels NYC article Lost in E-Mail, Tech Firms Face Self-Made Beast (which was originally titled Creators of E-Mail Monster Now Try to Tame It - not sure which one I like better). Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Information Overload Research Group news wrapup : Comments. Information Overload Research Group news wrapup. Subscribe to my feed.

A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me A Personal Review of Avatar December 22, 2009 by Taylor Marek I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. He is separated from his group, and is almost killed until a Na’vi female by the name of Neytiri saves him. If anything, this was the one movie on my list that I had to see. I had seen the previews for it, and it sparked my interest immediately. We went for the IMAX 3-D version of it. Not long after, we were ushered into the theater.

The Perfect Website For Off-Line Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Meetup allows you to create groups on any topic. You pick a location, start a group, and start congregating. Just like any group you start in the real world, there’s ongoing work involved. But Meetup does allow you to promote your group in a very affordable way. Because Meetup is a popular website, many people use it to find groups that meet around their interests.

12 Social Media Tools for Scheduling and Publishing Updates Compared

Kikolani

Every Facebook group, Google+ community, and LinkedIn group has their own rules. Be sure to review each group’s rules before you add them to these social media scheduling and publishing tools. When you do find groups that allow members to share links, make sure your links are 100% relevant to the group topic. Social Media Tools Compared. AgoraPulse. Buffer.

Five Simple Rules for Better Tweeting [Infographic]

Direct Marketing Observations

Often times reading Twitter feeds can seem almost post-apocalyptic. You scroll through your feed and you see nothing redeeming. For that reason, the cracker jack team at Digital Response Marketing Group , has decided to offer up 5 simple rules for better tweeting. vast wasteland of nothing. Fun fact, we used to refer to the World Wide Web with the same disdain. It essentially was the wild, wild, west where anything goes and anything went. Some think that’s no longer the case. never fear, there’s always Twitter. But I digress. Where does that come from? Context?

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