• IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Twitter] Update on Social Media ‘Buy Buttons’
    study by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth found that only 35% of millennials were likely to use buy buttons on Facebook and only 24% were likely to use buy buttons on Twitter. Twitter is the first network to abandon buy buttons. However, Twitter will continue to support the ‘Donate’ button. Social Media Marketing Buy Button Effectiveness Buy Button News buy buttons Buy Buttons Update Facebook Buy Buttons Social Media Buy Button News Social Media Buy Button Updates Social Media Buy Buttons Social Platform Buy Buttons Twitter Buy ButtonFuture of Buy Buttons.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Twitter] Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23
    Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the  SocialFish job board !  We focus on jobs in  social media ,   marketing ,   communications ,   PR ,   advocacy , and  digital. Director of Marketing , Association for Talent Development – ATD seeks a Director of Marketing to support a dynamic organization serving those who develop talent in their organizations. Our Marketing and Business Development Department provides leadership and coordination of all marketing functions. These channels include contact centers, email, chat, social media, web and text. photo credit ).
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit
    Is it time for a Twitter audit? That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Here are five keys to a killer Twitter audit. 1. Like all your communication channels, Twitter needs to represent your brand’s mission and values. What’s often left out of a Twitter audit is direct messages (DMs) with your followers. This principle rings true when it involves your Twitter followers. When conducting a Twitter audit, make sure to measure your engagement levels. What are you learning from your Twitter audit?
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Twitter] How You Should Really Use A Social Media Calendar
    With Agorapulse, you can easily schedule your posts to Facebook, Twitter, LInkedIn and Google+. If you use Agorapulse, you get unlimited access to your stats on your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts. Learn which hashtags on Twitter give you the most engagement. If you’ve read ten “best practice” articles on social media management, at least half of them told you to use a social media calendar. Am I right? The problem is — most of the “gurus” who tell you to use a social media calendar neglect to show you HOW to use it well. Source.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Twitter] Why Business Is About to Boom for Social Media Agencies
    Social success was often rooted in exceptional community management, with eager and talented individuals using humanity, humor, and witty phrasing to engage and delight customers and fans via organic Facebook pages and Twitter feeds. The advent of Instagram and Snapchat (and even Vine, RIP) combined with the algorithmic emphasis on video currently de rigueur at Facebook and Twitter have made multi-media the coin of the social realm. Overseeing organic Facebook and Twitter is one thing. But now, it’s all different. Reasons Agencies are Going to Flourish. videographer?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Twitter] 20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling
    Twitter. Twitter. Create a Twitter Moment. According to Twitter , Moments is a new and dynamic way for people to tell their stories. Here’s a Twitter Moment we created to share the history of Buffer: The History of Buffer ✨. An idea to try: Curate news and timely content relevant to your industry into a Twitter Moment to help keep your followers up-to-date with the latest happenings like Product Hunt did when Snap Inc. Here’s how to create a Twitter Moment and three more ideas to experiment with. Create a GIF to share on Twitter. Snapchat.
  • PAM MOORE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Twitter] Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates
    Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)? It is literally jam packed with the exact sizes you need to use for all of the top social networks including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and more! We have created the Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Reference Guide that you can download right now , right here ! Download the guide now !
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Twitter] The Difference Between Content Marketing and Social Marketing
    Let us on know on Twitter, and download the guide below to learn about setting and working towards solid content benchmarks, whether you’re more on the “social” or “content” end of the spectrum. What’s the difference between content marketing and social marketing ? Is it that content marketing focuses on content production and creative thought, while social marketing focuses on making social media as successful a delivery mechanism as possible? I don’t think it’s that simple. Maybe in theory, but not in practice. Simple, right? Gray area.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Twitter] Alt and Rogue Twitter Accounts are Unofficial But They Are Not Necessarily Fake
    ” Is it a surprise to you that government employees went rogue and created Twitter accounts to share real facts and real news? To date, I maintain a Twitter list of over 120 alt accounts for you to peruse and follow. Related Stories Trump and Nieto Reinvent Foreign Policy on Twitter Why I Am Addicted to @CSPAN Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter. Digital Political newnormal TwitterThe White House is creating national unrest on multiple fronts. President Trump called climate change a “hoax” during his campaign. Trade Representative.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Twitter] 6 Free SEO Tools Social Media Marketers Can Use Too
    You can contact them through email or Mention them on Twitter when you share a link to the article. Your SEO team has specific keywords they’re trying to rank for, and your social team is looking for content to share on Twitter, Facebook and other networks. Yoast’s plugin allows you to set a different title and description specifically for Facebook and Twitter that’s more tailored to social media users. In addition, you have the ability to enable site-wide features  Twitter Cards , enable Facebook and Pinterest Open Graph meta data and more. Try it.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Twitter] The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
    Grab content (articles, videos, whatever) from your web browser, email, or a wide range of apps including Twitter, Flipboard and Pulse, and save it in Pocket. Sample review:  “I have connected my Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn feeds to Flipboard, enabling me to scan each post in the feed as if they were articles in an electronic magazine. I see the first paragraph of an article, a thumbnail for a video, or an image without having to click on any links. I get a pretty good idea of what the post is about just from my scan. Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ).
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] Trump Rule 5150: Deflect via Freak Out
    Twitter is where he wages his war on most days. Facebook and Twitter are where his core attacks the media and those of us who care to dissent. have decided to reply as much as possible to Trump’s Twitter rants, and contribute to his negative tonality ratings. Donald Trump tweets most weekday mornings at 7 am (give or take a half hour) in an obvious attempt to direct the day’s news coverage. The over-the-top tweets create great controversy and drama, rallying his core. These crazy communications deflect attention away from Trump’s real political problems. Or the bad hires?
  • SOCIAL SELLING MASTERS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] A guide on best times to post on social media
    One of the questions I hear a lot is what are the optimal… Continue Reading → Email tips Linkedin Tips Prospecting Social Selling Best Practices TwitterUsing social media as a professional may seem like a daunting task. How much do you post, what should you be posting…the list goes on and on.
  • DEVUMI  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Set up a Twitter Account, and Start Tweeting!
    Ever since its launch in 2006, Twitter has become an important marketing platform for companies as well as their brands. To make the most out of Twitter you need to start with a well-built account. […]. The post How to Set up a Twitter Account, and Start Tweeting! Beginners Resource Twitter content marketing online marketing social media marketing twitter twitter followersToday, businesses that haven’t already done so are advised to get onboard and start tweeting as early as they can. appeared first on Devumi.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] Your Google Searches May Be Used Against You, Artificial Intelligence Gets Smarter And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    twitter. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed:  . Terry is away on vacation this week. Sitting in is Pierre Landry.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Digital PR Tips to Boost Your Business
    Here are five good PR actions you can implement right away: Twitter lists: A quick and easy way to tap into your audiences’ conversations is Twitter lists.  How to create a Twitter list. A CRM  system for influencers:  Once you are in contact with influencers, analysts, reporters and brand advocates you need a system to keep track of your engagement with them. Every business should have a growth strategy. Without strategic planning it’s a hit-and-miss operation. Digital PR can play an important role in that strategy. Monitor their tweets.  Get the Visual Content Guidebook.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] How Videos Can Transform Your Content Marketing Strategy
    Feel free to get in touch to learn more on  Twitter. This is a guest contribution from Nathalie Cohen-Sheffer. From do-it-yourself tutorials to adorable animal clips, videos are a big part of our life – and business owners as well as bloggers are taking notice. Here are seven reasons why everyone needs to incorporate video into their marketing strategy, and the sooner the better. From consuming news to communicating with our friends, video has taken over. In fact, 1.47 Video is on a roll, and it’s evident if you look at any social media network today. It Increases Traffic.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness
    TWITTER – Local Proximity Blasts. Twitter is a great tool for marketers looking to promote their unique brand of expertise. What’s great about Twitter is that you can filter your Twitter stream by location and set a custom radius for your specific posts. While Facebook is great for targeting job titles and personal data, Twitter’s strength lies in mobile promotion. Twitter users rely more heavily on mobile usage than Facebook. Relying on Twitter as a mobile-heavy platform can determine what posts you promote. TAKEAWAYS.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] Proven Instagram Stories Strategies from the Experts at Bustle – Hannah Caldwell [SSM030]
    We’d love to connect with you at  @buffer on Twitter  or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast. Instagram Stories is quickly becoming one of the go-to marketing channels for some of the world’s top brands. Take Bustle , for example, with more than 1.4 million followers on Instagram alone, they are seeing incredible results from investing in a consistent and thoughtful  Instagram Stories strategy. In fact, they’re seeing so much success that they’ve dedicated an entire position to creating beautiful Stories 5-6 times per week. Behind those Bustle Instagram Stories?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
    [Twitter] 181: How to Overcome the Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur
    There are so many opportunities and particularly as bloggers in the social media space, do I focus on Facebook or Twitter or Snapchat or blogging itself or podcasting and it can be an overwhelming space to be involved in. Tackling the Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur with Robert Gerrish of FlyingSolo. In today’s lesson, I have a real treat for those of you who spend most of your working life alone as solo-entrepreneurs. Over in the ProBlogger Podcast listeners facebook group this week I ran a little poll to see how many of you as listeners work alone vs work in teams.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
    [Twitter] 22 of the Quirkiest Twitter Bios
    Twitter bios are fascinating to read. Each username (beginning with an @ sign) is a link to a Twitter stream… 1. Related Stories Trump and Nieto Reinvent Foreign Policy on Twitter Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter Why I Am Addicted to @CSPAN. Digital identity TwitterEveryone has one. Each biography has a limit of 160 characters. Sometimes, I use keywords from the bio to compose an icebreaker introduction. want to introduce you to some of the world’s quirkiest bios. The word choices and clauses stick out. discovered most of them by chance.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
    [Twitter] How To Be Happy, Awesome And Authentic With Neil Pasricha - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    twitter. 1000awesomethings advertising advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand branding businessblog businessbook businesspodcast businessthinker davidusher digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog facebook google itunes jwalterthompson jwt leadershippodcast managementpodcast marketing marketingblog marketingpodcast mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog mirumpodcast neilpasricha socialmedia speakersspotlight ted tedtalk thebookofawesome thehappinessequation theinstituteforglobalhappiness twitter walmart wpp Sometimes, in life, you get lucky. audio.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Twitter] Sprouts Integrates Local Influencer Marketing
    Follow me on Twitter at  @DivaFoodies. .  In the competitive world of grocery stores most people living in urban areas have many choices. Organic foods, once a competitive advantage, are now available in more than "specialty" grocery stores. The question many in the grocery industry struggles with is. What's a company to do to cut through the clutter and entice shoppers to " please choose me?"  In metro Atlanta, where I call home, a relatively new player to area’s grocery store world, is doing things a little differently to gain community awareness and acceptance.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #348
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Google Maps: Hyperlapse Around the World - IDEAndo. I'm almost at the point where I take mapping for granted. used to have a sense of direction, and print travel instructions. One Maps fan decided to celebrate, stitching together thousands of images from Google. Alistair for Hugh). brand.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Twitter] Welcome To The Video Generation
    YouTube has surpassed Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Welcome To The Video Generation By Jason Katz. It’s a revolution in marketing that includes gen Z, Gen Y, Gen X and even Boomers. Peer to peer influence and video content is impacting retail like never before. Content and social networks are the new currency. Influencer marketing is on the precipice of exploding growth. Today’s consumers are always on and more selective on what messages they respond to, and forming new affinities with brands and retailers based on authentic storytelling. ” Click To Tweet. Methodology.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Twitter] 50 Video Marketing Stats to Help You Create a Winning Social Media Strategy in 2017
    Image from KPCB ). 4) Video views on Twitter grew 220X from December 2014 to December 2015 ( Twitter , 2015). 23) 93% of Twitter videos are watched on mobile ( Twitter , 2016). 29) Native videos on Twitter drive 2.5X favorites than third party players ( Twitter , 2015). 30) Videos are 6X more likely to be retweeted than photos and 3X more likely than GIFs ( Twitter , 2016). 35) Video of a live event increases brand favorability by 63% ( Twitter , 2016). Video is taking over social media. 50 video Marketing statistics for 2017. Engagement.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Twitter] Why you should Block people and your Community responsibility
    Facebook Online Communities Social Media Australia block blocking censorship social media trolls TwitterBlocking People on Facebook: It’s not censorship -they are free to continue talking bollocks – I am exercising my freewill to say enough is enough.  I belong to some pretty atrocious Facebook groups. Anti Muslim, anti gay, anti-anything not white, male and with a gun. Cos I’m nosey. About humanity. Plus it meant I knew Trump would be voted in LOL. Why are you friends with them? Then there’s the others. And then I do. Move on. Nothing to see here. . Seriously.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Twitter] 9 Tips on How to Get More Subscribers: A YouTube Guide
    With Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, it’s all about gaining real and authentic followers. study performed by Copyblogger found when users say Please Retweet on Twitter content, their Tweets are shared 50% more than those saying nothing at all. Just like any other social network, YouTube has its own space for businesses to create communities. But on YouTube, it’s essential to learn how to get more subscribers. In case you’re curious, YouTube subscribers are exactly like your other social media followers. On a platform like YouTube, shareability is everything. minutes.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Twitter] The Truth About How Often to Post in Social Media
    The algorithms employed by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter (and, to a lesser degree Google’s SERPs and SEM ad placement) are essentially governed by the principle of the Brand Pulse. Will Roe v. Wade be overturned? Will the United States bail on every international treaty to which it has previously signed? Will Nicolas Cage have a late-career resurgence? How often should I post to social media? These (among others) are the central questions of our time. You could fill Tom Brady’s trophy case with the amount of research that has been conducted on social media posting frequency.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Twitter] Why I Am Addicted to @CSPAN
    In addition to my 500-plus Twitter list of political reporters covering the Washington, DC establishment and occasionally watching CNN GO on Roku , CSPAN helps me gain awareness of Washington’s who’s who of players. Many political reporters and White House correspondents use Twitter only to broadcast their own insights and investigations. Related Stories If the Media Boycotts the White House Trump and Nieto Reinvent Foreign Policy on Twitter Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter. Political media newnormal TwitterCSPAN fills that void.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Twitter] What You Need to Know About The Twitter Explore Tab
    And, incidentally, it is what Twitter wants to achieve with its new Explore  tab which replaced  Moments. The whispers first started in the fall of 2016, when Twitter began testing the feature in select markets. The project was  confirmed to Mashable in early October, 2016 and in January 2017, it began rolling out to the general public. A lot rides on this for Twitter. Twitter increased its active monthly user base by 4.97% – and there were some bad month in there when Twitter actually lost users. Explore in action on Twitter mobile. GIF source.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Ways to Reach Your Audience on #ValentinesDay
    There are over 275K mentions of #ValentinesDay on Twitter so far in the U.S., a jump of about 800% from the beginning of February until today. It’s Valentine’s Day, and countless people worldwide do something romantic to celebrate their love: gifts, flowers, cards, dinner, movies. On this first major gifting event of the year, consumers in the U.S. alone spend over $18 billion , which is about $137 per person who participates in this holiday. Over one-third of the mentions are driven by ads, coupons, sweepstakes, and giveaways. Partnering with Influencers. https://t.co/ddxRlNbFEp
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Ways to Reach Your Audience on #Valentinesday
    There are over 275K mentions of #ValentinesDay on Twitter so far in the US, a jump of about 800% from the beginning of February until today. It’s Valentine’s day today, and countless people worldwide are going to do something romantic to celebrate their love: gifts, flowers, cards, dinner, movies. In this first major gifting event of the year, consumers in the US alone are going to spend over $18 billion , which is about $137 per person who participates in this holiday. 2016 Social Marketing Planning Guide Download. Partnering with Influencers. https://t.co/ddxRlNbFEp NCpsChcWzn.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] It's Not Easy To Be A Loving Brand These Days
    twitter. Be careful what you wish for. Never has a sentiment been so true like it is for brands these day. We have never lived in a more politically-driven and open-social environment at the same time. Brands should be spinning like a top (in fact, a lot of them are). If you think back to the early days of social media, there was a commonly-held sentiment that brands came into social media kicking and screaming (for the most part). This is a fact. Some would say that this made companies and brands much more human. and that's a good thing, right? In theory, this is not a good thing.
  • AUDIENSE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] Multimedia direct messages at scale, for a world of richer experiences
    Twitter research shows that tweets with videos enjoy more engagement than GIFs and photos, and that video adverts are almost twice as memorable on Twitter than other platforms.* Until now, large-scale direct message campaigns on Twitter have been text-and-link only – yet (and partly through the brilliant audience-building functionality of the Audiense Connection Platform) these regularly achieve email-busting CTRs of up to 71% for our clients. But, like Twitter, Audiense aims to enable ever-richer experiences. product launches. competitions. lead generation.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Repurpose Your Best Social Media Content
    You’ll also need to be more concise on Twitter, and have a more professional tone on LinkedIn. Compile user generated content (UGC) shared on the platform into a single Twitter Moment that you then promote and send traffic to. This Twitter Moment pictured below compiled user’s reactions to the news that Cadbury was looking for taste testers, and the creative UGC is even more fantastic when grouped together. You can even take “live” content like a Twitter chat, turn it into a blog post, and upload post links across multiple social platforms.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] A Comparison of Social Media Live Video Platforms
    Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and now even YouTube are all getting in on the live video feature. How they stack up: Check out the full feature breakdown with this chart: Just at a glance, Facebook and Twitter seem like top choices for brands right now. Video Marketing Best Live Video Platforms Comparing Live Video Platforms Facebook live video Instagram Live Video Live Video Feature Live Video Platforms Periscope Live Video Social Media Live Video Top Live Video Platforms Twitter Live Video YouTube Live VideoPaid Promotion. This is a big one. Now, go forth and broadcast!
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Schedule Instagram Posts Through Sprout Social in 6 Easy Steps
    The fully integrated feature lets you schedule to LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at the same time. 2. Building a successful brand image is about being at the right place at the right time. And currently that right place looks a lot like Instagram. With an estimated 70% of brands on the network, it’s no wonder why companies continue to look for ways on how to schedule Instagram posts and ultimately produce great content. Even though Instagram strives for producing in-the-moment content, your brand doesn’t have the same privilege throughout the workday. Want to give it test run?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps
    It’s similar to having a well-known guest on your podcast , Facebook Live , or Twitter chat. Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat) to draw more attention to the takeover. People who follow your company on Twitter, Facebook, or Snapchat might not follow your company on Instagram. Cross-promotion When Brian Fanzo was taking over our Instagram Stories, we share the fun news on Twitter, too. What started out as a fun way for brands and Instagrammers to collaborate, has now transitioned into one of the valuable aspects of any Instagram marketing strategy. Decide on your guest.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Twitter] 3 Effective Ways to Reduce Social Media Overwhelm
    Ask them on social media – in a group, on a Facebook Post or Twitter survey (there are many ways to do this). Once Instagram was ticking over well we could focus in on another platform.  We did the same thing with Twitter and we are doing the same thing with Pinterest. Are you in social media overwhelm? . If you are on too many platforms juggling too many priorities and not getting anywhere then listen up, I have some tips for you. . Image by Shutterstock. When it comes to social media overwhelm, we all experience it. You don’t need to! how you will share that content.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] How Get Schooled Is Rethinking the Way Nonprofits Do Social and Digital
    Get Schooled reaches many graduating high school seniors on Twitter. People thinking about this topic are more likely to be on Twitter than younger kids, who are on Snapchat or Instagram. Time for our $1,000 Twitter scholarships! Using Twitter also creates a wider conversation among high school seniors, schools, and education experts on the importance of completing the FAFSA. . The senior class is on Twitter. On Twitter, we hold our FAFSA scholarship sweepstakes to ignite that large conversation with our audience and beyond. Their mission? David Nguyen.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] How Get Schooled Is Rethinking the Way Nonprofits Do Social and Digital
    Get Schooled reaches many graduating high school seniors on Twitter. People thinking about this topic are more likely to be on Twitter than younger kids, who are on Snapchat or Instagram. Time for our $1,000 Twitter scholarships! Using Twitter also creates a wider conversation among high school seniors, schools, and education experts on the importance of completing the FAFSA. . The senior class is on Twitter. On Twitter, we hold our FAFSA scholarship sweepstakes to ignite that large conversation with our audience and beyond. Their mission? David Nguyen.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] Relationship Advice That Will Help Increase Brand Loyalty
    Maybe it means running a sweepstakes for the first time or taking part in a Twitter Chat. New customer relationships start out strong, don’t they? You work hard to woo a new consumer with special offers, coupons and promotions. But inevitably the spark dies down and before long there’s another brand out there trying to sweep your prospective loyalists off their feet. This Valentine’s Day, work to keep the brand love alive with 10 pieces of relationship advice that will keep any customer engaged. 1. Mind Your Manners. Remember to be polite, kind and gracious. 2. Speak Up. Be Authentic.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] Increased Instagram Ad Engagement and Hot Stats from the Super Bowl | Social You Should Know
    Increased Instagram ad engagement, hot stats from the Super Bowl and a safer twitter experience for consumers and brands in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Twitter Combatting Abusive and Low-Quality Tweet Replies. Earlier this week, Twitter announced increased efforts to prevent abusive content on their platform that will roll out over the next couple of months. Social Media Trends #SYSK Instagram Ad Engagement Instagram Ads Social Super Bowl Stats Social You Should Know Super Bowl Ads Super Bowl Ads Statistics Twitter Content
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] The Trouble With Twitter, Flying Uber Cars And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    Is Twitter dying? There is still - without a doubt - things that Twitter can do (more than text, different marketing solutions, premium services, data and analytics plays, etc.). If you abide by the Wall Street world (massive growth, multiples and huge ad revenue), it looks like Twitter is in a death spiral. Twitter is not dying. twitter. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed:  . Those are two different things.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
    Social media monitoring, analytics and stats for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, with benchmarking to measure your performance against peers, insights to optimize content, and reporting capabilities. Tagboard uses hashtags to search for and collect public social media within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. It aggregates all of the recent posts from Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, and others that contain that specific hashtag. It also analyzes the data in order to recommend ideal posting times for both Facebook and Twitter.”
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Video Marketing in 2017 – Sunny Lenarduzzi [SSM029]
    Sunny on Twitter. You can also say hello to Sunny on  Twitter here  and read more about Sunny’s journey at sunnylenarduzzi.com. We’d love to connect with you at  @buffer on Twitter  or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast. Video marketing is one of the most-talked about subjects in social media right now. Marketers, brands, and businesses everywhere are all jumping aboard this incredible trend that has truly begun to take take over our social news feeds. How to listen : iTunes | Google Play  | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. This episode is available on: iTunes. Canva.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] 180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money
    Sometimes I announce it beforehand with an email or in Twitter to try and get people to my Facebook page just before it happens. Ways to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. We’ve seen Facebook continue to develop it over the last 12 months. Stay tuned my quick top 7 ways to use Facebook Live! Further Resources on Using Facebook Live. Zoom Webinar Tool. Full Transcript.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Twitter] 180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money
    Sometimes I announce it beforehand with an email or in Twitter to try and get people to my Facebook page just before it happens. Ways to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. We’ve seen Facebook continue to develop it over the last 12 months. Stay tuned my quick top 7 ways to use Facebook Live! Further Resources on Using Facebook Live. Zoom Webinar Tool. Full Transcript.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017
    [Twitter] Reinvent Yourself With James Altucher - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    twitter. advertising advertisingpodcast audio bitly blog blogging brand branding buddymedia businessblog businessbook businesspodcast businessthinker davidusher digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog digitalnomad facebook google itunes jwalterthompson jamesaltucher jwt leadershippodcast managementpodcast marketing marketingblog marketingpodcast minimalism mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog mirumpodcast reinventyourself salesforce socialmedia thealtucherconfidential thejamesaltuchershow twitter wppHe writes quality. He writes quantity. audio. bitly.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017
    [Twitter] Social Media Marketing Tips For 2017
    With live video feeds currently available on Twitter, Facebook and Periscope, it’s important to target your videos where it matters. Social media platforms such as Facebook , Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest offer their users the opportunity to buy directly from advertisements on their websites and apps. Social Media Marketing Tips For 2017. Social media marketing, in general, is huge. It’s been expanding over the last few years and now everyone from personal bloggers, online businesses like auster , and even big businesses are utilizing it. Live Video. Sales. Scheduling.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Twitter] Social Selling For Your Business
    Twitter, for instance, is an ideal platform for brands that want to have ongoing conversations with their customer base. Because the nature of Twitter is conversational and feeds off the latest trends, news or topics, marketers that want to discuss a hot product launch or address an issue or customer inquiry can do so immediately. Check her out on Twitter @TechyJessy. Social Selling For Your Business By Jessica Oaks. The multitude of digital and social communications platforms available to us has exponentially expanded our connections everywhere. ” Click To Tweet.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #347
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Forbrukerinspektørene - NRK TV. "No, that isn't a typo. Watch this Norwegian talk show. It takes a while for the video to load. Skip to 5:36. Why can't we all have these please?" Alistair for Hugh). Asking the wrong questions - Benedict Evans. Documentary Now! Hugh for Alistair). brand.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Twitter] Don't Confuse Growth For Relevance
    Twitter is having a rough go. There are a myriad of armchair quarterbacks who will tell you where Twitter veered off course. Many people will call for those in power at Twitter to give up their positions. The media and markets are claiming that Twitter is no longer a growth story. There is still -without a doubt - things that Twitter can do (more than text, different marketing solutions, premium services, data and analytics plays, etc.). It's not just Twitter. twitter. Take a step back. Take a deep breath. Put Wall Street aside. That's it. brand.
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
    [Twitter] Best Valentine’s Day Twitter Marketing Campaigns: Capture Hearts
    The post Best Valentine’s Day Twitter Marketing Campaigns: Capture Hearts appeared first on Devumi. Case Studies Marketing Twitter content marketing hashtag marketing social media marketing twitter marketing twitter marketing strategyValentine’s Day is just right around the corner, and people are in the mad rush to prepare something for their special someone. But, it’s not just couples who are getting busy in preparation for the 14th of February. Brands too are on their toes trying to whip up something to offer lovey-dovey couples on that […].
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Twitter] 3 Reasons Why It’s Worth Paying For Social Media Advertising
    You’re right if you think advertising campaigns using the likes of Facebook and Twitter can be expensive, but if done correctly, social media advertising could help your business become a success. 3 Reasons Why It’s Worth Paying For Social Media Advertising. The majority of social media platforms offer their own advertising services, but it seems there are many businesses that do not believe it can benefit their business. Have a look at the three reasons below why it’s worth paying for advertising on the popular social media platforms. You’ll Be Able To Build A Bigger Audience.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Choose the Best Social Media Marketing Tool for Your Business
    Paid social campaigns – Do you need the ability to manage paid social campaigns? (FB ads, Twitter ads, etc). Paralysis by analysis. I’ve totally been there, so many times. Choosing a place to eat, choosing a new computer, or even choosing the best social media marketing tool. When it comes to picking a tool for your business, there are just so many great options out there, so many wonderful, time-saving features, it’s a tall task to know exactly what’s right for you. Each tool has its strengths and there’s no single perfect tool for everyone. Drive traffic to your site? Training.
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Twitter] 3 killer ways to create & curate social content
    When sharing content directly from a website, be sure to include author’s Twitter or other social media handle so they know you’re sharing it. Chris Dlugosz / Creative Commons BY. Attract customers by building a relationship with your audience. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, video producers, freelance journalists. Post by Megan Totka. ChamberofCommerce.com. A few years ago, the catchphrase “content is king” sprouted up, sending marketers into a content creation frenzy. The result? JD Lasica
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] The Brands That You Live For
    Being witty with content or quick to respond on Twitter is core to the brand experience, but it's not the entire brand experience. twitter. I watched the documentary  Citizenfour the other night. It was on Netflix. It's from 2014. It's a documentary about Edward Snowden. There are lots of movies about this topic. haven't seen them all. You know how it is. you save a bunch of movies to your list on Netflix, and you eventually get tired of the endless scroll. clicked on it. didn't know what I was getting into. just wanted to watch something that would be mentally stimulating. today.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Things Your Brand Could Learn About Social Strategy from “The Bachelor”
    With all these people watching, “ The Bachelor” social team has a lot to live up to. I don’t know about you, but my Twitter feed is filled with #TheBachelor hashtag on Mondays. Twitter followers, they aren’t going to be able to engage with each person that tweets at them or uses their hashtag, but they also get engaged with followers through polls. Twitter Polls are a great way to get your audience engaged and contributing to the conversation. 2017 Digital Marketing Predictions From the Experts Download. million viewers tuning in each week. Partnerships.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Things Your Brand Could Learn From The Bachelor’s Social Strategy
    With all these people watching, The Bachelor social team has a lot to live up to. I don’t know about you, but my Twitter feed is filled with #TheBachelor hashtag on Mondays. Twitter followers, they aren’t going to be able to engage with each person that tweets at them or uses their hashtag, but they also get engaged with followers through polls. Twitter Polls are a great way to get your audience engaged and contributing to the conversation. 2017 Digital Marketing Predictions From the Experts Download. The Bachelor : everyone’s Monday night guilty pleasure.
  • AUDIENSE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] [INTERVIEW] How TV producers are bridging the gap between social data, risk, and creativity (and how you can too)
    Step forward Fred Graver , a four-time Emmy winner whose use of Twitter and Audiense has made it possible for him to reduce risk further than ever before in the creation of his new TV series, while also extracting real world inspiration for his characters. After a career filled with major writing credits (Cheers, The Jon Stewart Show, Late Night with David Letterman), and over four years as Twitter’s global head of TV, he’s now turned his focus back to script writing and combined it with his interest in technology. Why did you need to use Twitter data to make the show?
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] 15 Common Social Media Questions & Answers
    Inevitably, someone will tag your Twitter name on Instagram or your Instagram name on Twitter and you’ll miss opportunities for engagement. You can also search relevant hashtags or check out what’s trending on Twitter and Instagram to understand what people are talking about right now, then join in on those conversations. In fact, you can set a strategy in which every blog post gets shared across every network on day one, a repeat on Twitter on day three, a repeat on Facebook on day eight and so on. Do I Have to Be on Every Social Network? Answer: No.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] How to be a Rad Podcast Host and Avoid your Guest’s Pet Hates
    Tag them in Facebook, twitter or instagram posts.  By Karly Nimmo of  Radcasters Podcasting S’cool. As a podcast host, a guest, and from working with hundreds of podcasters, I’ve seen almost everything.  The good, the bad and the train wreck ugly (you know, that mess that is hideous but you just can’t look away?). I’ve seen rock solid, rigid processes and systems.  I’ve seen chaotic, frantic, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants mayhem.  And everything in between.  So I thought I’d sit down and give you a heads up on what makes a good and terrible podcast host. Disrespecting my privacy.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Twitter] 9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram
    percent- way above Facebook (0.2%) and Twitter (0.02%). With over 600 million users across the globe, Instagram is quickly becoming a focal point for businesses of all sizes who use social media. 600 million! That’s a huge number. And the impressive stats don’t stop there… Instagram is the  fastest growing social media platform  and around half of its user base ( more than 300 million people ) use it every day. Brands on Instagram are also seeing huge amounts of engagement on Instagram. According to  Forrester Research ,  per-follower interaction rate is 2.3
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Twitter] Best Practices for Measuring Your Social Influencer Program
    24 Ways to Test Your Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook Content Download. Influencers are an essential link between conversations and conversions,  especially for brands in crowded, competitive spaces. They give your brand authentic appeal, help you connect to your target audience(s) more easily and robustly, widen your net of brand awareness, and ultimately help you drive more sales. Here’s how you should keep track of the ROI generated from your influencer program, no matter which social channels you’re focused on. Track Promo Codes.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Twitter] Best Practices for Measuring Your Social Influencer Program
    24 Ways to Test Your Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook Content Download. Influencers are an essential link between conversations and conversions,  especially for brands in crowded, competitive spaces. They give your brand authentic appeal, help you connect to your target audience(s) more easily and robustly, widen your net of brand awareness, and ultimately help you drive more sales. Here’s how you should keep track of the ROI generated from your influencer program, no matter which social channels you’re focused on. Track Promo Codes.
  • DEVUMI  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Become an Online Influencer: Be a Powerful Online Presence
    Marketing Tutorials Twitter YouTube content marketing hashtag marketing online marketing online music marketing social media marketing twitter marketing video marketing youtube marketingFor businesses and other marketers, the Internet is one massive audience waiting to be tapped. However, getting even a portion of that to look your way is no easy task. This is why you will want to become an online influencer. Influencers are listen to, and that is what you want. But establishing yourself as […].
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Boost eCommerce Sales with Instagram
    According to research conducted by Forrester, users are 58 times more likely to engage with Instagram’s branded content than with branded content on Facebook , and 120 times more likely when compared to Twitter. The average duration of visits to Instagram is 192 seconds, which is longer than on any other channel, including Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Want to create a buzz for your product online and be discovered by even more people around the world? Want to convert browsers into shoppers and grow sales for your business? Did you know these facts about Instagram ?
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017
    [Twitter] What Counts As a Video View on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat? The Buffer Guide to Video Metrics
    Twitter has recently relaunched Vine as a camera app enabling users to capture and share short-form video on the platform. We’ll break down video metrics across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat to give you a definitive guide to what you can measure on each platform, how you can measure it and importantly what each metric means. Twitter video. Twitter video. According to Ameet Ranadive , Twitter’s VP revenue product, videos are 6X more likely to be retweeted than photos and 3X more likely than GIFs. How are we supposed to keep up? Facebook Live.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Twitter] Best UX Practices for Your Brand Account on Instagram
    The goal of a social media post on Twitter or Facebook is likely to push that viewer to your website to read a blog post, view a product, or complete a conversion. This means that you will want to use the same avatar image that can be found on Facebook or Twitter, and you will want colors, icons, and logos to be consistent. Unlike Twitter or Facebook, you can’t include links in each post you upload on Instagram. Creating and maintaining a brand on social is one of the best ways to develop a strong relationship with your target audience. Your Images Are Your Focal Point.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Twitter] Best UX Practices for Your Brand Account on Instagram
    The goal of a social media post on Twitter or Facebook is likely to push that viewer to your website to read a blog post, view a product, or complete a conversion. This means you will want to use the same avatar image that can be found on Facebook or Twitter and you will want colors, icons and logos to be consistent. Unlike Twitter or Facebook, you can’t include links in each post you upload on Instagram. Creating and maintaining a brand on social is one of the best ways to develop a strong relationship with your target audience. The Ultimate 2017 Instagram eBook Download.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Twitter] Facebook's Wild Revenue Run, Snapchat's IPO And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    twitter. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed:  . Very sad to report that Heather B. is no longer with CHOM FM.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Twitter] Ultimate Guide to Measuring Social Media ROI
    The problem is that most companies get so tied up in vanity metrics—like the number of followers on Twitter or Likes a Facebook post gets—that they forget those numbers are really meaningless in the grand scheme of things. You hear stories of how the top companies are “dominating” on social media, and how it’s where your audience is, so you have to be active on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Social media ROI is one of the most heavily debated topics in the online marketing world. 56% said an inability to tie social media to business outcomes.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Twitter] Powerful Storytelling Secrets from National Geographic Travel – Lindsay Smith [SSM028]
    Nat Geo Travel on Twitter. You can find her on Twitter at @LindsayN_Smith and check out her incredible Nat Geo staff profile at nationalgeographic.com. We’d love to connect with you at  @buffer on Twitter  or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast. With more than 25,000,000 adoring fans across social media, National Geographic Travel  is a poster child for the power of storytelling in marketing. Their secret? Going where no one else has gone before. This is the approach that National Geographic Travel takes to every one of their stories. This episode is available on: iTunes.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017
    [Twitter] Technology Provocations With Nicholas Carr - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    twitter. Episode #552 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. His latest book is called, Utopia Is Creepy And Other Provocations. It could, literally, be translated as "Our World Is Creepy". and that's the point. Nicholas Carr is one of the brightest thinkers on how technology impacts our lives. His perceptive on how culture and technology come together can best be understood by reading his best-selling books, The Shallows , The Big Switch , Does IT Matter? and The Glass Cage. Enjoy the conversation. advertising podcast. audio. brand.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
    [Twitter] #SproutChat Recap: Managing Social Media on the Go
    Check out their best practices for managing social on the go in this week’s Twitter chat recap.  . The Q2 2016 Sprout Social Index found that 34.5% of consumers identify social media as their top choice for customer care. Proving that consumers are sending inquiries to brands on social–but how long are they willing to wait for a response? Our Our survey revealed that people are willing to wait an average of four hours max. Once time is up, 30% admitted to seeking out a competitor. This means that social media managers need to be present and responsive nearly 24/7. SproutChat.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
    [Twitter] 5 Steps to Developing a Social Media Audit
    Scanning the Twitter feeds, Pinterest pages, Instagram posts and potential blogs of your brand advocates can reveal a lot about what motivates them and what they enjoy. It’s the start of a New Year and many of you may be wishing to develop a social media audit for your social media channels to be sure they’re working hard for your brand. Well never fear! The path to a social media audit is as easy as the following 5 steps. 1. Outline Key Motivators. At Ignite Social Media, every strategy and audit we do starts with the target consumer. Include the Competition. Do you need to?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #346
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . The Epic Guide to Bootstrapping a SaaS Startup from Scratch -- By Yourself (Part 1) - Clifford Oravec - Medium. Starting a company is hard. But you can maximize your chances of success by being careful and methodical. This post, on the other hand, is practical and straightforward. brand.
  • DEVUMI  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Twitter] The Best Super Bowl Twitter Marketing Past and Present: 140 Character Touchdowns!
    The post The Best Super Bowl Twitter Marketing Past and Present: 140 Character Touchdowns! Marketing Twitter content marketing hashtag marketing online marketing social media marketing twitter marketing twitter marketing strategy viral marketingAh, the Super Bowl. It’s that time of the year again when the beer and drinks are chilled, snacks are laid out by the dozens, and family and friends huddle together to see who emerges as the champs of the gridiron. Online marketing experts will be gathering around their phones as they wait to see […].
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Twitter] Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2
    The manager will build and maintain social media channels in collaboration with the associate director of communications and develop, write and edit content for a variety of communications channels, including the NACAC Bulletin, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other online vehicles. NACAC’s Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the  SocialFish job board !  We focus on jobs in  social media ,  marketing ,  communications ,  PR ,  advocacy , and  digital. Serve as the support unit for the related governing counsels or sections and their respective elected leaders.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Twitter] How to Spy on Your Twitter Competition
    This is also true when it comes to monitoring your Twitter competition. Here are a few stealthy ways to keep tabs on your Twitter competition — without them ever finding out. Go to their Twitter accounts and check their follower and following list. You can gain some solid intel by checking who your Twitter competition is talking to and how active they are on the channel. Twitter now defaults to showing you someone’s outgoing tweets only, and not their replies. To view replies, go to their Twitter account and click on the “Tweets & Replies” option.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Twitter] 10 Content Marketing Lessons I Learned From Seeing How Our Content Is Shared
    Twitter Drives Visits, Dark Social Drives Goal Completions. More people visit our site from Twitter than from dark social , but those that do arrive on our site from dark social are more likely to convert. Action Item:  I am going to focus on replicating the content which drives traffic to our website from both Twitter and dark social. They might do that later, and it’s important to cultivate a strong awareness-based community on Twitter. Do you know which blog posts or webpages are driving the most visits to your website right now? Probably. This is good news!
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Twitter] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 005: How to Show the Love to Your Clients and Your Community
    Blog facebook lists getsocialsmart intentional social media katie lance video real estate social media relationship building twitter lists video trainingIt’s episode five of The #GetSocialSmart Show! This week’s episode is all about showing the love to your clients and your community not just during February but all different times of the year. What it really comes down to, is it’s all about being a good finder. It’s all about taking that moment to think beyond yourself. Right? Would you like a copy of this video’s transcription in an easy to print PDF?
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Twitter] Always Up-to-Date Guide to Social Media Image Sizes
    Twitter. Twitter Image Sizes. Don’t let its logo fool you–Twitter is not just for the birds. In fact, with 313 million monthly active users , Twitter is one of the social media networks that your customers will most often use to discuss your brand. Your Twitter profile photo is the main image that represents you or your brand across the network. In-Stream: A smaller version of your profile picture appears in a follower’s Twitter stream every time you Tweet. This is located directly to the right of your twitter stream. Instagram. LinkedIn. Tumblr.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Twitter] 21 Top Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers
    It also shows you the backlinks, who has shared the content on Twitter and the most shared content for that. It also shows you to see the backlinks on a post or page, and to see who has shared the content on Twitter as well as the most shared content for that URL. They are highly engaging and work in emails, blog posts, on Facebook, Twitter and more! In this post, I share 21 Top Google Chrome Extensions that will help you get more done as a social media marketer.  . You can start using them immediately to get more productive, save time and work smarter in your business.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Twitter] The Easiest Way To Navigate This Media Minefield
    That, coupled with our increasing time spent using social media to get our news (mostly Facebook and Twitter ), is pushing us further into these filter bubbles. twitter. It turns out that nobody knows what's what when it comes to the media anymore. Who do you trust for your news and media? Now, picture that media outlet. Which way does their news slant? Right? How partisan are they? How much of their content is fact-based reporting verses editorializing, panel discussions and slanted perspectives? Definitions Matter More. Or The Problem With Fake News )? It matters. Not good.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Twitter] Why Brand Voice Matters and How to Form It
    For example: Low Volume:  On Twitter, we use more formal, softer tones to accommodate one-on-one customer service. A distinct and unwavering brand voice is one of the core attributes of a strong online brand presence–but it is also the most vulnerable. At Hard Rock International, we fiercely manage and protect our brand voice. The risk of not enforcing brand voice is scattered messaging, which confuses brand presence and can ultimately tarnish relevance and reputation. Step 1: Figure Out Who You Are and Own It. Brand voice is the focused, consistent heart of a brand.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Twitter] Radio For Small Business, Interview with Lee Kantor & Stone Payton Business RadioX
    We use Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin to share the stories we collect. Website | Facebook |Twitter @LeeKantor |Twitter @StonePaytonH ow to get the word out about your company and products is a one of the biggest challenges facing many small business owners. As we often discuss on Diva Marketing, the digital world provides a multitude of of opportunities from blogs to social networks to online advertising. For good measure, let's throw in eMail and websites. There are usually several guests, discussing diverse topics, on each show. In I'm still working on that one.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Twitter] Original Research: B2B Content Sweet Spot
    Follow me on Twitter. While B2C brands have been hitting content marketing full-bore, B2B companies have been a little more circumspect. Many B2B marketers have discovered that creating effective content that gets results is not the easiest task. What is it that they’re trying to achieve? Lead generation. Cusotomer engagement. According to a study by DemadnWave whitepapers, case studies, videos and infographics work well. The problem is that it takes time, effort and skill to produce this type of content that attracts the leads you want. ”   eMarkete r. type insights.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [Twitter] Why There’s No Perfect Time to Post on Facebook
    There’s a long tradition of studies that have attempted to uncover a ‘best time’ to post to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and almost every other social media marketing channel, with each study finding a wide range of results (we’ve even created our own studies here at Buffer ). There probably isn’t a single best time to share to social media. Here are just some recommendations on the best time to post to Facebook to get you started: Thursdays and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Hubspot ]. Thursday at 8 p.m.  [ TrackMaven ]. 1–4 p.m. When are they online?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Twitter] Uber's #DeleteUber Mess, Starbucks Is So Good At Mobile That It Hurts And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    twitter. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed:  . Maybe it's getting too good for them to handle?
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Twitter] All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign
    As many social marketers know, hashtags work best on Instagram and Twitter. UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. Personally, I am glad it is a trend that has stuck around and that many brands are embracing. According to a report by BazaarVoice , shoppers that interact with UGC are 97% more likely to convert than customers who do not. Brands see a 78% lift in conversion rates when customers interact with UGC. With those numbers, why wouldn’t you use this tactic? What type of UGC do you want? How are you gathering UGC? What about prizing?
  • AUDIENSE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Twitter] [INTERVIEW] How the University of Chester’s first-class social strategy gets them to the head of the class
    How is Twitter used in your strategy? Twitter is the biggest open source of conversation, so for us it’s about being part of the conversation around the university, and academia in general. Being able to develop audiences around a particular subject or area of the university by locating students’ Twitter conversations allow us to build audiences who could potentially acts as ambassadors. Is there a paid element to your Twitter activity? We recruit for particular courses, postgraduate placements and clearing via Twitter too, and there’s a paid element to that.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Twitter] Activism Through Blogging
    shared when  Twitter removed transparency. by Andy Related Stories If the Media Boycotts the White House Why Your Online Friends Are Not Friends Remember When Twitter was Born? Women marching in London in 1911. Activism is defined as “a doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue.” ” Looking back over 1,700 blog posts spanning the past 10 years, I’ve written my share of controversial issues. wrote about Facebook censorship  and  Foursquare scare tactics. I Noted!
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Twitter] How To Simplify Content Promotion with the Twitter Leapfrog Method
    Here’s the full article reprinted by permission – would love to know if anyone is using this Twitter Leapfrog Method or anything similar. ——– Today, we’re proud to share the Twitter Leapfrog Method – a proven framework that helps you deliver your newly published articles to hundreds of highly targeted readers, many of whom will reshare that article with their followers. Twitter Leapfrog Pre-Work. 1. Create a Twitter account to promote the article with. The Twitter Leapfrog Process. blogging). 3. Write 1 Badass Article.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017
    [Twitter] Snapchat Marketing Strategy 101: Getting Started, Building a Community, and Generating ROI – Carlos Gil [SSM027]
    You can find Carlos on Snapchat here , Twitter here ,  Facebook here , and read more about Carlos’ journey at carlosgil.biz. We’d love to connect with you at  @buffer on Twitter  or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast. What started as a simple app to send disappearing videos to friends, Snapchat now attracts some of the biggest brands and influencers in the world. More than 300 million people use the app every month – generating an astounding  10 billion videos views per day! But how? And he’s really, really good at it, too. and a host of other publications.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
    [Twitter] #SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for February 2017
    Just jump on Twitter every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. Check out the topics we’ll cover this month and be sure to click “Add to Calendar” for the weekly Twitter chats that you don’t want to miss. It’s hard to believe that we’re days away from February 2017! We hope that you’re progressing toward your goals quickly by taking the time to read, learn and connect with industry colleagues.  SproutChat is the perfect place to gain new insight and keep your social strategies moving forward. Are none of the discussions catching your eye? SproutChat
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
    [Twitter] Red Herrings, Misdirection, and the Destructive Art of Spin
    In my opinion, every person with an Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and/or Twitter account that cares about the United States democracy needs to become actively engaged in the political conversation. And yes, contacting my Congressional representatives by phone, Twitter, and mail. Don’t kid yourself. When you see Donald Trump and his flacks attacking the media and its accuracy, they are not always protecting his ego. These attacks intend to destroy the credibility of the media, and distract the American public from focusing on the critical issues that threaten our Democracy.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017
    [Twitter] Teach And Grow Rich With Danny Iny - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    twitter. advertising advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand branding businessblog businessbook businesspodcast businessreimaginedpodcast businessthinker dannyiny davidusher digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog engagementfromscratch facebook firepolemarketing google itunes jwalterthompson jwt leadershippodcast managementpodcast marketing marketingblog marketingpodcast mirasee mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog mirumpodcast socialmedia teachandgrowrich theaudiencerevolution twitter wppknow Danny Iny as a kind-hearted, gentle and generous soul.
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