11 Effective Twitter Strategies for Brands
JULY 14, 2012
Brands are missing out on big opportunities to engage with consumers on Twitter by tweeting at the wrong time or in the wrong way, according to an interesting study from Buddy Media. The report, Strategies for Effective Tweeting: A Statistical Review, found that many brands aren’t using Twitter effectively and outlines the top strategies for engaging with consumers. Buddy Branding Infographics Marketing Social Media Statistics Strategy Twitter engagement Social media marketingBuddy Media [.].
How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter
JUNE 21, 2016
Hashtags are an integral part of the marketing strategy for the majority of successful social media marketers. If you are yet to explore this avenue, Jack Danielson shares four proven ways to find trending topics on Twitter that people in your niche are actually discussing about. The post How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter appeared first on Spin Sucks. Comments Thanks!
Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter
APRIL 12, 2016
However, companies with a documented content marketing strategy are three times as likely to say their efforts are “very” or “extremely” effective as those without one. So—creating a content marketing strategy is vital. These same six questions can provide the basis for formulating your content marketing strategy. The Reporter’s Questions.
How to Use Emojis in Your Twitter Strategy (Yes, Really)
JULY 25, 2016
Twitter gave us some very bad news: most of the emojis we’re using are pretty Plain Jane. Source: Twitter. That said, more and more brands are making emojis an integral part of their social marketing toolboxes, especially on Twitter. The streaming service often uses emojis on Twitter to punctuate its points and incite action and engagement from followers.
Why You Need a Business Strategy, Not a Social Strategy
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Your business strategy should come first; your social media strategy should follow. In this scenario, social strategy is where things start and social goals are where they end. The business strategy and its goals should drive of all social efforts. Twitter points to brands like KPMG to show how hashtags, events, and promoted Tweets can drive traffic and awareness.
YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits
APRIL 9, 2015
Subscribers on YouTube are like fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter. The strategy is for them to share their audiences. Taking this concept and applying it to your nonprofit’s Youtube subscriber strategy may just be the next step in video marketing amongst the industry. For the Twitter type, check out the funny Gorilla running the @Devumi Twitter account!
Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” , I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. There are about 1 billion registered Twitter users, with 241 million monthly active users. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility.
10 Commandments for Twitter
JUNE 30, 2013
Twitter is such a simple communications tool, yet people seem to really struggle with how to tweet. guess that’s why my Twitter etiquette post is so popular. While the title of this post is somewhat tongue-in cheek, I really wanted to simplify the best practices for Twitter to their most basic form. Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy
5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level
AUGUST 5, 2014
If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? highly powerful yet underused optional feature of Twitter is the Twitter card. Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.
The Truth About Social Media Strategy
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 22, 2015
The biggest problem with organic social media for business is that the majority of companies are trying to employ a social media strategy that hinges on making social media do something it’s not well-suited to do: create new customers from thin air. “My favorite part of social media is that companies are doing it,” said noone, ever. The truth about Social Media Strategy.
Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?
JULY 24, 2012
Maybe this week they’ll be all over Twitter. Your social media strategy has to be flexible (hence the word “agile”). So…is your social media strategy “agile”? If you’re ready to truly implement an agile social media strategy, print these principles out. Phrases like: Ping me if you need me! How can we be more innovative ? Cheers!
Six essential shifts in social media strategy
JUNE 8, 2012
Gone are the days when the GMOOT (Get Me One Of Those) approach will get you anywhere – simply having a Twitter account, or a Facebook Page, isn’t enough. Six Essential Shifts in Social Media Strategy. My presentation focused on six essential shifts that I see in how many businesses approach social media strategy. Of View more presentations from Dave Fleet.
12 Essential Elements of a Social Media Marketing Strategy
OCTOBER 18, 2014
Are Facebook and Twitter their platforms of choice? Make sure to tailor strategies that are unique to each of your social media channels. Get everyone on board with your strategy. What works on Facebook will fall flat on Twitter, and vice versa. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Do you need some help to get started with your social media marketing plan?
Monday Roundup: Classic Measurement Strategy
AUGUST 3, 2015
some things do get better with time. A lot has been (and continues to be) said about measurement, but when you’re in the market for measurement strategy, it’s always smart to revisit some classics. Here’s What are some of your tried and true classic measurement strategies? Monday Roundup: Classic Measurement Strategy is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.
Comic: Social Media Strategy From A Book
JUNE 26, 2012
Developing a social media strategy isn’t easy, especially with so many channels out there…it sometimes feels like social media overload ! But ignoring social media outright definitely isn’t a good strategy. Your customers might already be engaged in conversations about your brand on sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest. Cheers! –Sean.
Social Media Strategy Template
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. 83 percent have a Twitter account and 80 percent are on Facebook – a ten percent increase since 2013. However, only 38 percent of companies say they have a defined social media strategy. Develop a content strategy with an editorial calendar. link]. Map the brand’s social graph. Listen to relevant conversations.
You’re Never Going to Sell Content Strategy
JUNE 13, 2016
All but two have said some version of this: “I’ll keep you in mind when we have a content strategy project.”. If they honestly think that a content strategy project is going to magically appear or that they are going to sell content strategy to a client, I’ve got news for them: It’s not going to happen. worked for a digital agency back when content strategy was new.
4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 31, 2015
While Facebook is getting all the negative publicity for low (or no) exposure, the problem is especially compounded when it comes to Twitter. As you can see in the screenshot above, Tweet Jukebox comes with a free built-in Jukebox with quotes that can be directly posted on Twitter at the click of a “Tweet it Now” button. Learn How Fans See Your Brand. Enter Tweet Jukebox.
5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 6, 2016
When it comes to niche products and services, you will need customized marketing strategies. 1. Promoting businesses on social media such as Facebook and Twitter is huge these days. Sierra Nevada Brewery takes on another strategy by opening their doors to curious customers for brewery tours and craft beer tasting. Today’s strategies are no longer reliant on rules.
Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign
APRIL 11, 2014
Yes, now Twitter started rolling out its new profile redesign on Tuesday April 8th. Note: New Twitter users will get this new profile when creating an account and are walked through the account account process, so it’s actually a great way to practice using the new layout. Here are the changes and details you need to know to make your new Twitter Page dazzling: 1.
Grow Your Twitter Following With Chats
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Oh boy, another “ how to grow your Twitter following ” post! If you really want to grow a Twitter following that has any value as a network, there’s no way around it. What’s a Twitter Chat? Twitter chats (AKA Tweet Chats) are simply a group discussion that takes place on Twitter. You’re in the wrong place. Why a Tweet Chat? PR Chat.
Seven Frequently Asked Questions on Social PR Strategy
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
When I teach workshops, there are certain stumbling blocks to smart social PR strategy that come up frequently. Here are the seven most frequently asked questions in my social PR strategy workshops, and how I typically answer them. 1. You just have to find it. 3. “I want to learn how to use Twitter to engage better with reporters.”. Too much to do, not enough time. are for.
7 Strategies for Monitoring Your Competitors
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 10, 2015
There are various ways to do this, the easiest and cheapest of which is to set up Facebook and Twitter lists. Digital Marketing competition competitor analysis competitor monitoring keyword analysis marketing strategy social listening social media monitoringWant to be recognized for your outstanding content? Then it’s crucial you continually monitor the competition.
Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
Legions of bloggers and website publishers will log on November 21 and discover that the familiar digits displaying the number of Twitter shares on their content have disappeared. Why would Twitter do this? Twitter is overlooking the fact that they are going to look stupid when Facebook and LinkedIn have working buttons on every piece of content in the world and they don’t.
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013
DECEMBER 28, 2012
Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. You want to follow my thoughts on digital strategy , blogging, and internet best practices. I won’t be sharing these on my profile anymore; and I created a new page for this purpose. Twitter in 2013. Facebook in 2013. 1.
How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy
AUGUST 23, 2015
But on Twitter, $5 can buy you something a lot more valuable — a data mine that you can use to redefine your entire digital strategy. When you run a Twitter ad, regardless of whom you target, Twitter will provide a list of additional audience interests shared by the people who saw and might have engaged with your ad. Step 1: Set Up a $5 Twitter Ad.
The Ultimate Guide to Social PR Strategy: A Blueprint for Success
APRIL 2, 2016
No Twitter, no Facebook, no YouTube, no Blab, no Snapchat… none of it. Getting Your Social PR Strategy Off the Ground. But if they’re not mapped out as part of an overall strategy – one that makes perfect sense based on, and follows logically from, your business objectives – then pretty soon your program is going to start crumbling worse than a House of Cards.
Social Data Made Simple: Getting Started with a Strategy
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 29, 2015
Last week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Social Data Made Simple: Getting Started with a Strategy. We discussed how to get started with a strategy around social data. Most important part of a data strategy – is to commit to having a strategy for your data. You can also scan the highlights of this webinar on Twitter by reading the Storify below. Big Data Data Analytics Innovation Social Business Intelligence Social Data Social Data Strategy
Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches
OCTOBER 9, 2014
If you were to login to your Twitter account right now, I know I can safely assume that 90% of the messages you’re seeing in your feed are irrelevant to you as everyone is chaotically trying to tell their own story, promoting their own opinions, ideas, newest blog post, etc. The post Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches appeared first on SocialFish.
Connect the Dots Between PR Metrics and Strategy
MARCH 16, 2015
The journey from data to narrative is when communications pros dig deep into research, survey results , analytics, and usage and conversion data to create the strategies and narratives that change minds and influence behaviors. Each PR measurement strategy will be unique and developed based on what make sense to you, your boss, and your organization’s goals. By Brendon Shank.
Five Steps for a B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy
AUGUST 13, 2014
An effective B2B social media marketing strategy is very different than the ones employed by business-to-consumer companies. Here are five steps that every B2B company trying to implement a social media marketing strategy should take. 1. Make More Than One Twitter Feed. If thats the case for your company, consider establishing more than one Twitter account.
14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter
JANUARY 28, 2016
Twitter is an amazing platform to not only build community and brand awareness but also to generate leads and increase sales! Yes, smart and social savvy marketers know how to generate sales using Twitter. However, to do this you must understand that Twitter is not designed as a spamming platform. You can tap into the power of Twitter ads, Twitter cards, Twitter lists and more.
Why Associations Should Be Planning Their LinkedIn Exit Strategy
OCTOBER 14, 2015
So if your association relies on LinkedIn’s group feature, now is probably a good time to start thinking about your exit strategy–what would you do if the Groups feature disappeared tomorrow? You can follow her on Twitter @maggielmcg and connect with her on LinkedIn. Ah, LinkedIn…where would my blogging be without your Groups feature? Then they cut those features. photo credit ).
How to Create Your Own Social Media Video Marketing Strategy
AUGUST 25, 2016
While it’s easy to recognize the need for a robust social media video marketing strategy, it’s more difficult to actually create your own plan that sets you apart from every other video online. Social media video marketing strategies take time and resources. Some of our favorite social networks, like Twitter, even have character limits set. https://t.co/hU9jyU5uwZ
How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 20, 2015
For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. It’s as if the Twitter board of directors has spent the last two years pining to be as big as Facebook, and has consistently concluded that mimicking elements of that platform will unlock that secret code. An Incomplete History of Facebook Strangling Twitter. 1. Twitter rolls out Vine.
The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Automated responses, particularly on Twitter are quite common, though not always accurate. The tool lets you schedule multiple posts for your Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts simultaneously. Followerwonk is a Twitter analytics tool. It analyzes your Twitter account to give you a host of useful insights which tell you how your Twitter marketing efforts are paying off.
Forget Your Social Strategy. What’s Your HR Strategy?
Convince & Convert
JULY 9, 2014
And as Jay Baer says, “If your employee isn’t your biggest advocate, you’ve got much bigger problems than social media.” So, I want to offer up a controversial statement: Stop worrying so much about your social media strategy. Instead, schedule some time with HR and ask them about their strategy. So yes, get ready to add the HR strategy feather to your cap. That’s it.
Thou Shalt Not Auto-Direct Message On Twitter
JUNE 7, 2012
I’m going to go on my soapbox just one more time in the hopes that this message goes viral , spreads through the Interwebs, and finally convinces every “online marketer”, “ social media guru ” and “eBook entrepreneur” that they should, once-and-for-all, turn off Twitter auto-direct messaging. So…one last plea to the masses. It is a good idea.
3-Part Social Media Strategy That Actually Works
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Let’s take a look at how easy it can be to put a social media strategy that actually works in place. 3-Part Social Media Strategy That Actually Works. Part 1: Align Daily/Weekly Content Strategy With Goals. Create 5 specific pieces of content for Facebook and Twitter each week. Tweet 1-2 evergreen blog posts to Twitter every day. Strategy ideas. Twitter.
CSR: A Feel-Good Investment or Digital Strategy?
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
As CSR continues to evolve, grow, and downright become a strategic business investment , it’s imperative digital groups understand how to integrate these initiatives into their content marketing strategies. Follow this step-by-step checklist and learn how your digital strategy can capitalize on preexisting CSR work. The post CSR: A Feel-Good Investment or Digital Strategy?