#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for January 2017
JANUARY 3, 2017
January 4, 2017: Maintaining a Social Media CRM. Sprout Product Focus: Social CRM. Organizing and keeping track of community members across social networks can be incredibly overwhelming. Building meaningful relationships with a brand’s online community is dependent on maintaining an organized social media CRM. This This week’s #SproutChat will focus on Sprout Social’s CRM features. January 11, 2017: Social Media Trends for 2017. We’ll pull out our crystal ball and talk social media marketing predictions for 2017.
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Ugg Boots & Upcoming Vacation Time
JANUARY 20, 2011
Great advice which I have taken into account for my upcoming 2 week break (see more under the Fetching Friday Notice section). If social media has brought some negative aspects of your past back into your life, exercie letting go of that anchor. Social Media / Social Networking. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Making Money Online / Online Business.
Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’
OCTOBER 1, 2010
The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? Managing these multiple login systems from all these social networks is cumbersome due to changing APIs, protocols. Or do I interpret this wrong?
How to Nimbly Adapt Content Strategy to Google’s Upcoming Changes
JUNE 12, 2013
Would you bookmark the page, or share on social networks with your peers? Encourage Social Sharing. Over the past year, major search engines have begun paying much closer attention to social signals, a term used to describe how members of social media networks interact with the content. Did you know Google’s search algorithm changes 500 or 600 times a year?
How to Measure PR and Marketing Outcomes on Snapchat
AUGUST 5, 2015
Despite Fein’s experience, it appears that Snapchat is a closed alternative to Facebook or Instagram for social communication. PlayStation Social Media Strategist Genny Harrison says that the gaming community hasn’t found Snapchat as useful to build community as other industries have. “In gaming, Snapchat is looked at as a fad, where retail has embraced it. Views on Snaps ( V ).
Dear Pinterest: I Loathe You No Longer
OCTOBER 10, 2012
Heck, by the end of 2011 you were one of the top 10 largest social networking sites out there! Creating a folder for all the upcoming home renovations – dream or reality? It’s ok to not immediately get distracted by every bright shiny new thing that’s out there in the social space. Today’s guest post is by Lindsay Bell. Ahhhh, Pinterest. No way. Uh uh. Sweet!
3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand
Ignite Social Media
MAY 23, 2016
Implementing new features on social media can be an intimidating task to take on. The moment you see that buzzworthy headline about a new feature on social media during your morning coffee, you’re likely asking yourself the following questions. These features could be a benchmark for future content, trends, and social communication. Could this work for my brand? Facebook Live.
Firebelly Marketing's Upcoming Speaking Engagements
MARCH 16, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 2 Social SEO Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy) » March 16, 2010 Firebelly Marketings Upcoming Speaking Engagements I wanted let everyone know about some speaking engagements that Duncan Alney and I have coming up over the next few weeks.
Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010
JANUARY 17, 2011
For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven decisions “based on the numbers (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How do the audiences differ across various social networks?
Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human
JANUARY 21, 2014
Maybe you’re a business owner who wants to give your brand a presence on social media platforms—but odds are you’d prefer not to play the role of reaching out to the masses yourself. If you feel that you’re ready to grant that exalted ‘Social Media Officer’ title to someone, keep in mind that you need to allow them enough independence to do an effective job. It won’t turn out so well if their conversational skills are being stifled by super-strict guidelines and intrusive micromanagement. Anti-Social Media. The Sweet Spot for Social Media: Casual yet Competent.
Facebook Beefing Up Canvas
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Facebook announced a host of changes and upcoming new features for its Canvas ads, starting with new “brand-oriented marketing objectives.”. The social network said in a Facebook for Business post that Canvas was initially available only for website clicks and website conversions, and it has now been expanded to further objectives including brand awareness and video views.
Is Lady Gaga and your Brand a good match?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 13, 2011
Recently a client of Networked Insights approached us about exploring a celebrity endorsement and/or a product placement with the pop music star Lady Gaga. So we deployed our social data analysts to look at the Lady Gaga audience and our client’s audience to see if indeed there was a good fit for this brand. hope you will enjoy this report.
Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 11, 2008
DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR. SOCIAL LEARNING. SOCIAL LEARNING. Directory of Social Networks for Learning. social networks aimed at learning professionals. of networks for both educators and workplace learning professionals. Use the list to find one or two relevant networks to join. The list is ordered by name of network. name of the network creator, where known are shown in brackets. of a social network that you think should be on the list, email me, Jane Hart. A. Social. CONTACT.
It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
One of the worst-kept secrets in Social Media is coming true. Well, I don’t know, but let’s take a look at what we have to compare it to in this relatively new, wild, crazy world we call Social Media. LinkedIn is very safe, has a maturity about it, and has put its stake in the ground as THE business social networking site. IT’S OFFICIAL! TWITTER.
How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. Many marketers use social media regularly, whether for networking or business purposes. As a result, social platforms are a great way to publicize events in real time. In order to generate social media buzz on your business’s upcoming event, create and share content in the weeks leading up to it.
Facebook Live Coming to Desktops, Laptops
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Danny Goodwin of Search Engine Journal shared this video (embedded below) from Facebook user Delilah Taylor , in which a Live Video option appeared in her status update composer while accessing the social network via desktop. And a source with knowledge of the social network’s plans told SocialTimes the launch of the feature was a response to demand from journalists, vloggers and do-it-yourselfers, among other users, adding that it is currently available to a “small percentage” of users, with more set to come on board “in the coming months.”.
Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising
Buzz Marketing for Technology
MARCH 30, 2010
Let me know if you have tries this and how it worked out for you – who knows you might even be a case study in my upcoming book! Can your social media activities cost you your job? Tags: Advertising Crowdsourcing Facebook Marketing Social Media Social Networking Strategy behavioral targeting So do you have buyer personas at your company? Not any more …. Digg this!
Introducing Sprout Social’s Instagram Scheduling Workflow
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Brands have taken notice of this trend and many have placed a greater emphasis on creating Instagram content as part of their social strategy. Today we’re excited to announce Instagram Scheduling in Sprout Social, an update that simplifies content planning and creation for Instagram. When it comes to growth and popularity, few apps can match Instagram’s trajectory. Post to Perfection.
Facebook Live Getting Two-Person Remote Broadcasts, Pre-Scheduled Streams, MSQRD Masks/Effects
JUNE 24, 2016
Facebook used VidCon in Anaheim, Calif., to announce three upcoming updates to its Facebook Live live-video-streaming feature. Fitz Tepper of TechCrunch reported that the social network will soon debut two-person remote broadcasts, prescheduled streams and the addition of masks and effects from recent acquisition MSQRD. Finally, MSQRD users will be able to go directly to Facebook live via the MSQRD application, allowing them to sample masks and effects from MSQRD during their live streams. Readers: What are your thoughts on the updates that are coming to Facebook Live?
Your 2017 Social Marketing Planning Checklist Includes…
JANUARY 19, 2017
We recently released our 2017 Social Planning Template and Checklist. This tell us that many social marketers know what they want to accomplish in 2017, but are a little stumped about how to get there. The template includes an editable Excel file, with a tab and formula for everything you’ll need as a social marketer, so you can track towards your goals effectively.
Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement
JUNE 5, 2012
The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. couple of weeks ago, Facebook launched their own ‘Facebook camera’ bringing smartphone photo editing to the social network that first made instant photo sharing go a mainstream.
5 LinkedIn Best Practices for Marketing Professionals
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Deemed as the largest social network for professionals and colleagues, LinkedIn is entirely a beast of its own. Unlike Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, LinkedIn manages your professional social connections and content to like-minded individuals. By following simple LinkedIn best practices, you can use this social network to your business’s advantage. Career Angle.
6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”
JUNE 15, 2015
All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. Reply to all the comments both on your own blog and around social media sites! It also supports visual campaigns which are great: You can share on your social media channels immediately and then schedule to share the same URL in a couple of weeks again using a unique image. published it.
Who,Why & How of Twitter [Infographic]
JUNE 15, 2011
After a lot of integrations and updates, the social networking site looks even more exciting and upcoming. Social Media companies Infographic tweets TwitterTweet I found this interesting infographic on SocialWayne.com which gives an in-depth overview of Twitter. Take a look at the infographic here: Similar Posts: What People Love And Hate On Twitter [infographic].
Video Marketing For Your Business
OCTOBER 18, 2015
Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. The main goal of social media video for businesses is to make a connection, get shared and start a dialogue with the target audience. Remember, as companies engage through social media, content has to be relevant, not spammy, providing current and potential clients with value. Where to use video marketing in social media networks: Facebook and Facebook Video Advertising. Why the explosion of video content? YouTube and You Tube Advertising.
Facebook Offers Brands a Revamped Offers Experience
AUGUST 30, 2016
The social network outlined the new features in an email to SocialTimes: Bookmark: People can easily claim an offer on mobile or on desktop and it will automatically save to their new Offers bookmark. Finally, Facebook described upcoming improvements to Offers: Today, Facebook Offers support one offer code or barcode for every claimed Offer (provided by the advertiser).
Will Twitter Have Box-Office Appeal?
DECEMBER 2, 2016
NCM’s Lobby Entertainment Network in 57 theater locations across the country will feature trailer assets from upcoming feature film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , as well as tweets from fans, through Jan. 5. The social network announced earlier this week that it is teaming up with Disney and People to exclusively livestream a special event tied to Rogue One, which hits theaters Dec. Twitter is making its big-screen debut of sorts, teaming up with Disney and National CineMedia on its first ever integration into digital displays at cinema box offices.
Agency Flash Mobs vs Social Flash Mobs
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
While traditional media spends most of their time dissing social media (it is a competitor after all), traditional agencies find social media a rich source for client campaigns. Let’s look at some comparisons: Professionally Created: You’ll never see “Official on anything social. Because, hey it’s about being social, not flogging stuff. was one.
Twitter to Livestream Bloomberg Television Coverage of Debates
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
The livestreaming deal between Twitter and Bloomberg Television , announced in July, has been expanded to include the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates. The social network and the news outlet said in a press release that Bloomberg Television’s broadcasts of the following debates will be livestreamed via Twitter: Monday, Sept. Readers: How do you plan to follow the upcoming debates? 26, first presidential debate. Tuesday, Oct. 4, vice presidential debate. Sunday, Oct. 9, second presidential debate. Wednesday, Oct. 19, third presidential debate.
10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile
AUGUST 16, 2011
As with any social networking site, your profile is your home base. Add links to your social accounts, blog, website, presentations, publications, videos, photos – anything you feel helps tell your story online. More on sharing in an upcoming blog post. Once you sign-up for Google+, the first order of business should be to build your profile.
Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]
JULY 11, 2011
Everybody is talking about it at the moment, so I think it is a good idea to take a closer look at both social platforms which although enable social sharing,video chat and connecting with friends, yet have some subtle differences. Personally, I feel it would be really interesting to see the upcoming innovations and gain insights into the way ahead. New features.
13 Ways to Use Facebook Events for Your Brand
MAY 16, 2016
Since your event photo can be displayed in multiple places such as the News Feed and upcoming events section, you need an image that will look great when it’s resized. More likely than not, you’re going to share this event across other networks as well. With this free tool you can easily resize, crop and adjust images to all major social media platforms. Be active.
How to Use Instagram to Expand Business Reach
MARCH 2, 2015
Sure, Facebook is still the most popular social network. But, So, why not put the power of Instagram – a mighty visual network – to work for your business? Create a schedule that easily integrates into your current social media strategy. Just as with any social network, it doesn’t do you any good to post and run. Social Media
Social Media, Journalism and “The News Will Find Me”
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
just posted a great slide deck of a presentation she gave recently on the impact of social media on journalism to the New England Press and Newspaper Association ‘s Winter Conference. The Guardian states: “Help the Guardian shape the news by talking to our editors and reporters about upcoming stories as we work on them.” Is Social the “New News?”
7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies
MAY 19, 2013
Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. As your company invests in the social network for marketing, advertising, and branding, it’s useful to have a few examples of what others have done with the platform. Drive awareness of Corcoran’s social hub and provide information about the brokerage’s activities. HubSpot.
Your Complete Social Media Checklist
AUGUST 1, 2016
Have you ever wished you had a social media checklist? The amount of work that goes into growing and managing a social media presence is immense, and it can be hard to make sure you’re staying on top of everything that needs to get done. Today I have Michael Patterson of Sprout Social sharing a guest article and social media checklist. Daily Social Media Checklist.
How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Social media contests have been used by brands of all sizes to get more followers, increase engagement and generate buzz. With organic reach becoming increasingly difficult to earn, social media contests offer a great way to get more eyes on your social posts and boost engagement. Why Create Social Media Contests? Social Media Engagement. Reward Social Sharing.
How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing
APRIL 11, 2015
With more than 300 million active users , it is now the most popular photo-sharing social media platform, surpassing Pinterest by more than 250 million. Engage and add value to your community A Forrester study dubbed Instagram the “king of social engagement” and found that the platform blows others away in this area. Your goal should be 2-3 new photos per week.
Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas
PWB Marketing Blog
OCTOBER 5, 2011
Tradeshow organizers can use a widget to help promote attendance at an upcoming conference with a countdown timer to the date and include an RSS feed with event updates, sponsors, ticket sales, etc. Company-Focused Community Site – Instead of reaching your customers on a 3rd party social network, build your social network. Do not pitch your products.
Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning
MAY 30, 2016
This past week I, together with my friend Shari Rager from American Medical Writers Association, did a session at Tagoras’s Learning*Technology*Design conference on designing for social learning. This was the session description: While social learning and social media are different things, the two go hand in hand. Defining and Designing Social Learning.