Social Media Management Must-Have: ScheduGram
OCTOBER 5, 2015
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
MARCH 4, 2013
whom I have long respected for his sound and pragmatic social media and marketing advice and expertise. Definitely worthwhile subscribing to Right Mix Marketing blog , and following him on Facebook and Twitter ! Outsourcing Social Media Management: The Flawed Logic of the Badged Employee. Social media consultants can be 20x more effective.
Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management
JANUARY 6, 2015
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.
Can Social Media Management Work with a Remote Team?
JUNE 7, 2016
The following post is written by Rachel Go at Hubstaff — a company that really makes social media management work as a remote team. Social media is an online realm in itself, so it makes sense that a completely virtual team can manage a brand’s social media presence. Here’s how we tackle social media management with our remote team.
Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 12, 2012
million times a month , and that’s just on Twitter. 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,
What Does it Take to be a Senior Social Media Manager? [Infographic]
Direct Marketing Observations
OCTOBER 10, 2014
Think just because you play on Twitter and Instagram, have a Tumblr page and have a Facebook account that you could “do” social media for a large company? social media infographic social media manager You might want to rethink that.,,
Favorite Social Media Management Tools for Small Business
Convince & Convert
MAY 17, 2012
Although we consult primarily for large and medium-sized businesses here at Convince & Convert, we are often asked online and in speaking engagements about social media management tools for smaller businesses. If you’re thinking about adopting a social media management tool, there are several questions you should be asking yourself and your team before you dive in.
Optimize your social media management with these new tools
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Here’s a quick roundup of some new (or new to me, I know some have been around a while) social media sites or tools I have been checking out lately, in no particular order. Would love to hear if you’ve come across anything new and interesting for optimizing your social media monitoring, presence or management. Mention. Try Mention. ManageFlitter.
Interview with Social Media Manager: Hristina Hristova from Acronis
Social Media Citizens
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
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.
List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)
OCTOBER 31, 2010
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. They have case studies from large brands and media on their site. MediaFunnel offers integration with Facebook and Twitter.
Top 29 Social Media Managers on Twitter
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Partially inspired by my Twitter list of social builders , and empowered by web startup list.ly that enables anyone to create a list with any web data and to share that list with the world to be rated and liked, here is a list of the top 29 social media managers on Twitter. Please continue reading Top 29 Social Media Managers on Twitter and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: How Social Media Should Connect Us. Stop Diluting Social Media. Social Media Case Study: Qdoba.
5 Social Media Management Tools and Services You May Not Know About Yet (But Should)
DECEMBER 1, 2014
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. Have you ever visited @Apple on Twitter? is available on social media. This service will ensure that your main social profiles never go dry again. KnowEm.
The Role of Technology in Social Media Management
MARCH 13, 2015
As the digital world continues its headlong rush into the future, with new tools and toys popping up all the time, managing a brand’s social media program has become a very time-intensive activity. Join me on March 19th, 2015 for a free webinar hosted by Sendible – a social media management dashboard from the UK. 5pm GMT). Host: Sendible.
Twitter Best Practices For 2016
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Brands ask their customers for a lot on Twitter—follows, likes, retweets—all the time, but they’re awful about returning the love. Check out my three Twitter best practices for 2016 and beyond! Twitter Best Practices For 2016. 1. Run a Twitter contest or sweepstakes that excites your followers. Stuck in a relationship rut with your Twitter followers? Reward.
Set Your New Social Media Manager Up For Success
Social Media Strategery
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
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.
When You Need a Social Media Manager
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
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. created my Facebook account in 2005 and joined Twitter by 2008. Discover more articles on new and emerging media.
The Role of Technology in Social Media Management
MARCH 13, 2015
As the digital world continues its headlong rush into the future, with new tools and toys popping up all the time, managing a brand’s social media program has become a very time-intensive activity. Join me on March 19th, 2015 for a free webinar hosted by Sendible – a social media management dashboard from the UK. MANAGING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PR CAMPAIGNS. In 2014 Cision named Sally a Top 50 Social Media Influencer on Twitter and she made the cut for the 25 Women who Rock Social Media list for the second time.
Social media management systems: A comparison
JANUARY 6, 2012
I just read a very handy post on We Are Social’s blog detailing a recent report by Altimeter’s Jeremiah Owyang comparing Social Media Management Systems. “A Social Media Management System (SMMS) is a software tool that uses business rules and approved employees and partners to manage multiple social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Social Media Tools and Apps social media management systems… Read more.
Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard
SEPTEMBER 4, 2011
I loved interviewing Leah Howard who plays Mrs Corry in Mary Poppins and is Disney’s online community manager slash social media manager for the show. We grabbed a drink, Vashti held the camera and we chatted on about Facebook, Twitter, audiences, story lines and the future of social entertainment. Twitter: @MaryPoppins or PoppinsMusical.
A lesson in social media management for PR
AUGUST 10, 2011
Twitter posts started popping up to boycott Whole Foods and criticizing them for giving in. Even on Twitter. They’re listening, responding to news, social mentions and blog posts quickly, getting updates where there needs to be updated information and being open and honest with their responses. I say the PR department at Whole Foods did a pretty darn good job.
Social Media Job Opening: Social Media Manager in Dallas Texas
JANUARY 15, 2013
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.
How to Use the New Twitter Analytics Dashboard
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
What if Twitter launched the most awesome analytics dashboard and no one really noticed? So here are some insights into Twitter’s new analytics platform: Twitter Analytics Dashboard. Read the whole entry. » Social Media Strategy activity analytics dashboard engagements impressions insights social media social media management social media strategy tool twitter
New Report on Social Media Management From Altimeter– Reading it Will Save Your Company’s Money!
JANUARY 6, 2012
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.” Infographic].
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
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.
4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools
MARCH 28, 2016
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. Get your Twitter audit here. Get your blog audit here.
3 Ways You’re Scaring Customers On Social Media
OCTOBER 26, 2015
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. You don’t monitor brand mentions on Twitter or Instagram. Social Media Management Social Media MarketingHalloween is almost here.
Google’s Acquisition of Wildfire: What Is The Future of Social Media Management Platforms?
AUGUST 1, 2012
Since then, it has become one of the leading social media management platforms counting clients in the league of Spotify and Virgin. Yesterday, Google announced that the Wildfire team would become part of the Google team, making Google able to offer a platform that helps companies manage their presence as well as ads across various social networks. infographic].
My Best (Free) Tools to Manage Your Day-to-Day Social Media Marketing
JUNE 2, 2011
There are a ton of tools out there – free and paid – to manage your daily social media activity. Social Media Management Tools Social Media Marketing Tips Facebook Google Alerts Google Analytics Hootsuite Social Media Management Social Media Monitoring SocialMention TweetStats TwentyFeet Twitter Wefollowhave picked out the primary tools that I use on a daily bases, for myself and my clients, that I think will be the most useful to share with you, the SMB owner.
How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips
MARCH 3, 2015
From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?
Is It Time To Remove Social Media Links From Your Website?
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
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.
How Social Media Generates Sales You Can’t Track To Social Media
MARCH 23, 2015
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
9 Social Media Marketing Twitter Chats You Shouldn’t Miss
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Twitter chats can be a great way to solicit (and share) social media marketing advice. What: The web’s most forward thinking social media marketers come together to discuss different social media topics each week. When: Mondays at 9pm EST. Sample topic: Social Media Super Tools. What: Weekly chat about all things social media.
Twitter Lists: Are They Useful?
JULY 5, 2011
Twitter lists are really useful! Social Media Management Tools Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter social media Social Media Management“What’s the benefit? Should I even bother?” ” I often get asked this by SMB owners and my clients. They help you organize the people you follow (and don’t follow) into a specific “group” and when you click to view a list, you’ll see a stream of Tweets from all.
Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter
APRIL 29, 2016
Twitter is possibly the most powerful marketing platform out there, specifically for brands targeting global audiences. Although Twitter’s speedy pace can help you connect faster and respond to your customers faster, staying on top of rapidly moving streams can be a real challenge. DrumUp – Cut 90% of time used up in social media management. Be useful.
Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT
JULY 9, 2014
Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job. You have way more to offer the world than copy/pasting content from social media sites into spreadsheets. If you’re posting content to any other platform other than Twitter and Instagram, you don’t need to shorten the URL.
3 Super Quick Twitter Tips for Your Business
JULY 14, 2014
Here are three super quick Twitter tips to get you better traction when using Twitter for your business so you will start seeing great results! 1. Twitter views your tweet as conversational and only shows up on your stream, the stream of whoever you tweeted at, and those followers you both have in common. MAXIMIZE YOUR TWITTER BIO. Make sure your Twitter bio (i.e.
Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven
JULY 23, 2014
My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked. Just 19% of Olympic viewers posted about the games on social media, according to NBC. Your programming has to be live in order for social media to drive it.
Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. India is a mobile first country where 41% of total mobile users are active on social media. Focus on Social Mobile. Personalized Content is the Key.
Make Your Online Content Sharable! Best Plugins & Widgets (Free)
JUNE 13, 2011
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 TwitterFor an SMB, creating good, valuable content takes a lot of sweat, right?
4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 31, 2015
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.
How to Manage Social Media Profiles
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
There are many social networking websites for smaller businesses. The most active are Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter , Google+ , Pinterest , YouTube , Flickr , and SlideShare. If you use all of these sites — or just one or two — that’s a ton to manage. Little wonder that business owners become overwhelmed when it comes to managing social media. This article will offer tips on how businesses can manage social media activities. The top bookmarking sites are StumbleUpon , Digg and Delicious. This landscape may change in the coming year.
Social Media Content Calendar is Key for Consistent Posting
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
This is a guest post by Samia Zaky, who is in the social media daily trenches as a corporate Social Media Marketing Manager. She has developed robust and sustainable social media profiles and programs for different companies, knows the ropes, and gives us practical, valuable advice which I think you will find useful. We always.
The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. She also hosts the talent chat (#TChat) on Twitter Wednesdays from 7-8pm eastern time.