• SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Twitter] #SproutChat Recap: Social Media & Marketing Resources Roundup
    and social media examiner; and just anything that catches my eye on twitter #sproutchat. Twitter. A6: Do Twitter Chats count? A6: I get the most out of Twitter chats. All professionals have their go-to news outlets, blogs, podcasts and social media channels for advice and inspiration to better themselves and advance in their career. This week at #SproutChat , the community shared their favorite social media marketing resources. We’ve put together a roundup of some of the best ones. Check ‘em out and bookmark, follow or subscribe for your own benefit.  . sproutchat.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Twitter] North American Media VP Kirstine Stewart Leaves Twitter
    The revolving door  keeps spinning at Twitter, and vice president of media for North American media partnerships Kirstine Stewart  is the latest to depart. Kurt Wagner  of Re/code  reported that Stewart had left the company, and a Twitter spokesperson confirmed her departure to Wagner without further comment. Wagner pointed out that Twitter’s media team has also seen vp of global media Katie Stanton , Stanton successor Nathan Hubbard , head of North American partnerships Danny Keens and head of TV cable partnerships Joanne Park exit the company thus far in 2016.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Twitter] What Every Social Media Intern Needs to Know
    Quick Guide to Twitter Metrics & Definitions Download. Whether it’s a positive mention on Twitter, or praise from a coworker, being a social media intern is incredibly rewarding. I’ve learned a lot so far and I can’t wait to continue to build my skills over the next couple months! My name is Audrey, and I am the Social Media Intern at Simply Measured! I’m going on my fourth week here, and I couldn’t have picked a better place to spend my summer. I’m Audrey! I’ll be a Senior at the University of Washington this fall. Well, #SMMW16… It’s been real! Data Matters.
  • AUDIENSE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Twitter] Warburtons Is 140 Years Old And Magnum UK Is In London!
    One of Britain’s loved baking brands had turned 140 years old, and they’re celebrating on Twitter. Warburtons Turns 140 Years Old…. … and to celebrate, the brand has launched just the right campaign on Twitter. Using a series of Twitter competitions, Warburtons is asking users to answers their questions with a Quote RT and follow them for a chance to win £140. To celebrate #TheOpen2016 that finished earlier this week, MasterCard UK launched a social campaign on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram asking users to share their golfing stories to win a visit to The Royal Troon.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Twitter] 4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1
    Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1. You’ll recall I told you how, when I was in London about a month ago, AMEC unveiled its integrated evaluation framework 2.0 (2.0 added by me) – a really practical way to identify and track the right markers for PR programs and campaigns. It’s really nifty, so if you haven’t as yet looked at it, please do. The The architects of the scorecard – Richard Bagnall, Prof. Really, it’s brilliant. Stop fighting AVEs… for now. So leave it be for now. 2.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Food Council to Fill Up Twitter, Vine, Periscope With Tasty Content
    Twitter is about to get a lot more tasty. The social network announced  Thursday that it created the Twitter Food Council, which Janice Morris , who works on lifestyle partnerships for Twitter, described in a blog post  as “a group of leading culinary figures who regularly join the Twitter conversation on all things food and food culture.”. Tweet with the #FoodFlock as we debut the inaugural Twitter Food Council https://t.co/ap8bkIQjGp — Twitter Food (@TwitterFood) July 21, 2016. ap8bkIQjGp pic.twitter.com/qToWm6kIaY. pic.twitter.com/Pxk78iwOPb.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #318
    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:  . We built voice modulation to mask gender in technical interviews. Here's what happened. Interviewing.io. This by way of Tim O'Reilly , who joined us at Startupfest last week. The outcome isn't exactly what you'd expect -- and it's important." Alistair for Hugh). Alistair for Mitch). Period.
  • PAM MOORE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] Future of Social Media Report with Jason Keath CEO of Social Fresh
    The event will include speakers from Twitter, RedCross, Economist, Spotify, IBM, Citrix, Full Sail University, and loads more! To be successful in business using social and digital marketing strategies and tactics, you must do more than simply focus on the near term. You must know where you are going and how you are going to get there. In addition, you must understand the larger ecosystem of which you are working within. In the online world, keeping up with trends can be a challenge. The only one guarantee we have in the social and digital world is change. Get use to it. iTunes.
  • UNMETRIC  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] 15 Highly Engaging Pokemon Go Brand Posts
    There were about 12,000 pieces of Brand Content across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, in North America alone that mention Pokemon. I'll be honest with you. I am still half expecting the Pokemon Go fever to die down even though I don’t think it will anytime soon. mean, what is there not to like? Pokemon Go is taking us millennials back to a time when we used to watch it on T.V. Add to that the dopamine blast you get out of actually going on a quest. As if we needed more reasons to glue our eyes to our phones. turned to Discover to see if brands too were going nuts over Pokemon Go.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] Periscope Adds Highlights Trailers, Embedded Tweet Support, Android Auto-Play
    Just one day after Facebook Live added several new features , Twitter’s Periscope  livestreaming application followed suit. The app also provided the following examples of Periscope broadcasts within embedded tweets, adding that Twitter users can search for #Periscope along with other keywords on Twitter to find Periscope broadcasts to embed. Twitter Web Video Android Applications apps Auto-Play embedded tweets Facebook Facebook Live highlights iOS keywords Live Streaming Live Videos Periscope TrailersLIVE on #Periscope : On the range with Jason Day https://t.co/0NhfLaEeNA.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] Best Practices for Managing a Crisis on Social Media
    With recent current events and tragic news in the media each day, it’s time to talk about best practices your brand should use when it comes to social media during a crisis. Far too often we see brands really mess this one up. I’m speaking specifically to brands, not individuals. But, if you are an individual who manages a brand’s social community (like a Community Manager), this message is for you. While it may be tempting to “pay tribute” to someone’s death, or even create a social post “in support of” a particular tragedy as a brand, resist the urge. No One Cares About your Brand Today.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] 7 Types Of Awesome Social Media Content Your Brand Can Be Creating Right Now
    If you need inspiration, check out NASA’s Twitter. Its monthly “What’s Up” post, which showcases the coolest things happening in the night sky, gets a custom GIF for Twitter promotion. SurveyMonkey , Wufoo , or Twitter polls are all solid options for gathering audience insights. Since Facebook and Twitter have different demographics , broadcasting on both extends the campaign’s reach. Have you ever wondered why people love eating at buffets? Humans crave variety. Custom GIFs. Create your own animated GIFs to boost engagement and tell a story. Canva.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Twitter] PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium
    Blogging, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, FB, G+ in its day, Twitter etc – but to this point I’ve avoided podcasting as it doesn’t seem as natural a fit (although there are successful photography ones that talk gear or video ones that do well that talk technique). Using a tool like Meet Edgar I run one of my FB pages and supplement my Twitter account. That’s not what I’m really asking here. A lot of people have a Twitter account but do they use their Twitter account? Twitter has been okay for us as well because you can use images. My Audience?
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] The Most Talked-About Topics at the Republican National Convention 2016
    These are the top social posts, Facebook and Twitter included, at the Republican National Convention so far: Total Engagement – 317K. Even as 721 delegates cast their votes for candidates other than Donald Trump — the most remarkable expression of party dissent since 1976 — Mr. Trump captured the official Republican nomination to represent the party in the 2016 Presidential  Elections. Such a great honor to be the Republican Nominee for President of the United States. will work hard and never let you down! AMERICA FIRST! — Donald J. https://t.co/jz0oeV2Pn5. jz0oeV2Pn5.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Tests New Location for Tweet Composer in iOS App
    Twitter is testing a tweak in its iOS application in which the tweet composer appears atop users’ timelines. spokesperson for Twitter confirmed the test to Karissa Bell  of Mashable , saying: We want to make it easy for anyone to tweet. To that end, we’re experimenting with ways to make the tweet compose bar easier to access on Twitter for iOS, similar to the experience on Twitter.com. Readers: Should Twitter make this a permanent change? Apps Twitter GIFs iOS Karissa Bell Live Streams Live Videos Location Mashable Photos polls timeline Tweet Composer Videos
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] How Do You Know When to Post to Social Media in the Moment (and When to Schedule It Out?)
    also try to not just post one thing and blast it everywhere. I may take an Instagram photo and also push it to Twitter and Facebook. also look to see what content performs really well by viewing my Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics and I share more of those. spend a few minutes each day reviewing a few strategic Facebook and Twitter lists I have set up to curate and share great content and I also look each day at BuzzSumo to see what content is trending and will share content there if it makes sense with my brand. Or, schedule posts in advance?
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] New Twitter Updates Allow for Easy Account Verification
    As the Original Social Media Agency®, we’re frequently asked about how to get verified on Twitter. Without further burying the lede: The big news from Twitter yesterday is that now, users can apply directly to Twitter for verification. So murky, in fact, that I wrote a whole post about The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Verified on Twitter , that may as well have ended with ¯_(ツ)_/¯. On the surface, this is great news for those who have been looking to get their account verified, but didn’t have an agent or contact at Twitter to expedite the process. Seriously.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] 10 Social Lessons for B2B Companies
    It comes from Simply Measured’s Twitter Competitive Analysis Report. Being present on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter may not be the best strategy for every company. If you notice developers are active on Twitter, as opposed to Facebook, adapt your strategy and focus on Twitter. All it takes is a simple search in Twitter. Have you seen an account utilize a Twitter Poll to engage their audience? — Twitter Sports (@TwitterSports) June 26, 2016. 10 Tips for Increasing Brand Engagement on Instagram Download.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Under Fire for Permanently Banning Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos
    Twitter is catching heat for permanently banning Breitbart  technology editor and conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos  during the Republican National Convention. Jones said in a tweet Tuesday  that all the racist and abusive tweets she had received drove her to leave Twitter, but prior to that, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey  had reached out to Jones in a tweet  asking her to send him a direct message. leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart.All this cause I did a movie.You can hate the movie but the s**t I got today…wrong. We agree.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business
    What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Remember: Twitter is for short bursts of information. You can easily post 1-4 times an hour on Twitter to have a high impact. Twitter is a marathon, not a sprint. Why you should use Twitter for your Business? Twitter is Viral. Size of image for Twitter post: 1024px x 512.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] Why LinkedIn is the Only Social Media I Use
    You just can’t grow your blog or your brand these days without having a social presence – so everyone races to create their Facebook page, and their Twitter profile, and their Instagram portfolio. Okay, sure: it might not have the billion-plus users that Facebook has, and you won’t find LinkedIn feeds at the bottom of a television broadcast like you do with Twitter. Sure, LinkedIn might be great, but why not also use Twitter, and Facebook, and Pinterest, and Instagram, and Google+? This is a guest contribution from Matthew Oleniuk. Right? Isn’t it just for job-seekers?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] Why LinkedIn is the Only Social Media I Use
    You just can’t grow your blog or your brand these days without having a social presence – so everyone races to create their Facebook page, and their Twitter profile, and their Instagram portfolio. Okay, sure: it might not have the billion-plus users that Facebook has, and you won’t find LinkedIn feeds at the bottom of a television broadcast like you do with Twitter. Sure, LinkedIn might be great, but why not also use Twitter, and Facebook, and Pinterest, and Instagram, and Google+? This is a guest contribution from Matthew Oleniuk. Right? Isn’t it just for job-seekers?
  • RAZOR SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] 15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone
    Manage Twitter using Tweetbot. Tweetbot  is an iPhone app for managing Twitter.  It’s really nicely designed and easy to use. Using your mobile for social media marketing will make you more productive and efficient  when marketing your business on social media. You have your mobile with you 24 hours a day so you might as well get more benefit from it! Some applications will just waste your time and some will benefit your business.   The applications we have selected below will make you more effective on social media. Catch up on blog content using Feedly. PRISMA. Phonto.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] These Are the 9 Best Tips We Got on Medium Marketing: 3 Worked, 6 Didn’t
    Since a lot of Medium followers are usually similar to Twitter followers, it’s possible that two weeks after the blog post has been published, people had already read it on the Buffer blog or seen it promoted a few times on our Twitter account. We switched to republishing Buffer pieces from a few years ago — articles that our Twitter audience had potentially never read or at least not read in a little while —  hoping the audience was more likely to read it. Sharing Medium articles on Buffer’s Twitter account. Send Medium letters. Experiment biweekly.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] The Ultimate LinkedIn Lead Generation Guide
    Unlike social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram where users sign up for a variety of purposes, a majority of LinkedIn users are there for business. That’s three times higher than Twitter or Facebook. You won’t find many selfies, heated arguments about celebrities or artsy brunch pictures. Most people sign up for LinkedIn for one of three reasons: Networking. Job hunting. Lead generation. LinkedIn lead generation is a mystery for a lot of companies. One of the biggest challenges is that there’s a fine line between generating leads and spamming.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Twitter] 5 Ways to Measure Agency Operations
    Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 5 Ways to Measure Agency Operations. Guest Post by David Klein. More than ever, clients demand that PR agencies prove their value. Whether it’s the CEO or marketing manager, someone is going to ask about the ROI of your campaigns and other efforts. Successful agencies have become very good at telling their stories and quantifying the impact of their work. PR lives in a near-ubiquitous digital landscape where every impression, click, and interaction can be measured. But what about the PR agency itself? It’s often overlooked. It’s not sexy. Profitability.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] You Know You Need These Facebook Live Tips
    Use other social media platforms (like Twitter) to let people know you will be going live.  Or you can create a schedule and continually train your audience to know you’ll be going LIVE at a specific time. With live video being the hottest trend on social media, Facebook Live has become an important part of a page’s marketing strategy. In In fact, with new changes to the Facebook algorithm, Facebook is  giving preference to those some live video posts. But where do you start? What ‘must do’ Facebook Live tips should you implement each time you go live? Relax .
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] The 5 Biggest Changes to Visual Content on Social
    This doesn’t compare to that of Snapchat’s, but it still outpaces Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. As social media marketers, we hear it all day, everyday: “Visuals are essential to social media success.” ” This is not news. However, the definition of “visual content” has changed drastically in the past year. We’re not talking about a Tweet with an image or a Facebook post with a YouTube link. Future of Social Download. March 2015:  YouTube Goes 360. For example, let’s take  Faraday Future  (as seen above). Source: Adweek.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts
    Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Verified accounts launched on Twitter in 2009 , but there was previously no way for account holders to request verification. More information is available via Twitter’s Help Center , which stated that necessary information includes: Verified phone number. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s new application process for verified accounts? Biography.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] How to Make the Most Out of Offline Success on Social, NCAA National Champion Style
    Auburn’s Victoria Draper made one of those full-body-layout catches you see professional baseball players make. I can’t say what compelled me, but within minutes I’d found her on Twitter…and Facebook…and Instagram. First, we’re going to look specifically at @OU_Softball’s Twitter activity for the two-week time frame I mentioned. People are not sitting at home on pins and needles waiting for the next thing @UofOklahoma is going to say on Twitter. How to Build a Better Twitter Content Calendar Download. Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn. – John C.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] 3 New Social Media Ad Formats that Every Brand Should Use
    As more media dollars are going to social, platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are constantly rolling out new social media ad formats to meet unique business needs. Twitter Carousel Ads. Similar to the Facebook Carousel ad, Twitter is in the process of rolling out a Carousel ad format that will allow advertisers to include multiple tweets with videos, images, or text within a single swipeable ad unit. l0WTGVtI4O — Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) June 3, 2016. Here are some proven and upcoming formats that are expected to bring great results for retailers.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA HAT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] The Democratization of Design Is Coming To An iPhone Near You
    Imagine being able to promote your business on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with photographs that not only capture the moment, but also have gorgeous lettering and editing designed to keep your brand top of mind. When you open Canva for iPhone, you're offered a number of tabs across the top which give you access to your previously created designs, as well as templates for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Presentation, Facebook Cover, Pinterest, Post, Blog Graphic, Card, YouTube Art, Flyer or Invitation. Social Media The Democratization of Design Is Coming To An iPhone Near You.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Basics – How To Get Started On Twitter
    What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Remember: Twitter is for short bursts of information. You can easily post 1-4 times an hour on Twitter to have a high impact. Twitter is a marathon, not a sprint. Why you should use Twitter for your Business? Twitter is Viral. Size of image for Twitter post: 1024px x 512.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows
    Twitter’s live-video-streaming  pond added a big fish: the National Basketball Association. The social network and the league announced an expanded content partnership Tuesday that will bring a new weekly pregame show to Twitter, along with a second show, for which the details have not yet been worked out. The shows will be created through the NBA Digital partnership with Turner Sports , and the league’s pact with Twitter also extends the Amplify  program between the two partners, with more video content coming for Twitter, Vine  and Periscope. Plays of the game.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] 5 Mistakes Bloggers are Making with Online Courses
    You can learn more about her here and connect with her on Facebook  and Twitter. By ProBlogger expert Sam Nordberg. Online courses are the hottest thing right now. Everyone seems to be launching their own course, and looking for ways to make what they believe is “passive income” – but here are five of the biggest makes people are making with their online courses right now: 1. Not thinking about who they are writing for. When you are creating a course, you need to think really carefully about the end user. Who are they? How much do they know already? Trying to fit everything in.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] 5 Mistakes Bloggers are Making with Online Courses
    You can learn more about her here and connect with her on Facebook  and Twitter. By ProBlogger expert Sam Nordberg. Online courses are the hottest thing right now. Everyone seems to be launching their own course, and looking for ways to make what they believe is “passive income” – but here are five of the biggest makes people are making with their online courses right now: 1. Not thinking about who they are writing for. When you are creating a course, you need to think really carefully about the end user. Who are they? How much do they know already? Trying to fit everything in.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] Join Us At 2016 Social Fresh Conference – Special Discounted Rate
    Social Fresh 2016 speakers include Spotify, American Heart Association, The Weather Channel,Cisco, Red Cross, HubSpot, The Economist, Citrix, Time Inc, FreshDirect, RE/MAX, Twitter, Alaskan Air, Full Sail University, Century 21 , and many more! Join a select group of marketing and advertising professionals and learn how to up your social media game. You’re invited to attend Social Fresh 2016 , a nationally recognized conference cited by industry leaders as the best social marketing conference. Also in attendance will be Carusele’s Kevin Magee, Vice President of Sales.
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] Standing Out Offline: 15 Ways to Use Tech in Trade Shows
    Even a simple yet heartfelt comment can work wonders for your engagement rate, as this Twitter conversation shows.  . Screenshot from Twitter user @epicurUAEn.  . Source: Wikimedia Commons. You’ve used every strategy in the book. You’ve created awesome content, promoted on social media like crazy and even paid third parties to put in a good word for you. And so far, you’re doing great! But you know what else can make your campaign better? Two words: Trade shows. “Wait,” you say. ” Good question! Trade Shows Allow You to Size Up Your Competition.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] 6 Facebook Features Marketers Overlook
    It’s similar to Sprout’s Suggested Replies feature for Twitter. What began as a simple platform for specific college networks has grown into a hub of social activity for 1.65 billion monthly active users. Popular Facebook features like Pages, News Feed and a suite of advertising tools have made this network a must-have for marketers and advertisers. Since 2004 countless new Facebook features have been released for you to use to meet your business objectives. If you’ve been on the platform for a while, it’s easy to overlook some of its most dominant features. Click Save. 2.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] Can Twitter Analytics Predict a Trump v. Clinton Winner?
    If you’re a social media trend watcher or a political junkie, you can’t help but pay attention to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Twitter this year! Using the free Twitter Analytics Report Card   from Agorapulse, let’s take a quick look at the two U.S. presidential candidates setting Twitter on fire right now. And when I mean “resonated,” I mean reacting on Twitter. Although Check the “Publishing Quality” column on the Twitter Analytics Report Card grid above for details.). The post Can Twitter Analytics Predict a Trump v.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] Is Paid Dating The Uber Of Dating?
    twitter. appoftheweek batmanbegins chom977fm chomfm ctrlaltdelete ctrlaltdeletewithmitchjoel darthvader davidsgoyer digitalmedia facebook guestcontributor heatherbeckman ilm industriallightandmagic jwalterthompson jwt manofsteel mirum mirumagency montrealradio morningshow morningsrockwithterryandheatherb ohlala pokemon pokemongo radiosegment radiostation socialmedia soundcloud starwars technology terrydimonte twitter uber wpp xlabEvery Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. Writer David S.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] 3 New Apps You Should Use for Social Content Creation
    As far as Facebook and Twitter’s integrations go, they compromise the quality a bit and don’t loop forever, so they’re kind of missing the point. Photography and content apps are a dime a dozen in your App and Google Play Stores. But there are some apps that stand out from the crowd, and by default, make your content infinitely better and more engaging. We’re talking about apps that give you the freedom to explore your creativity, while remaining realistic and relatively easy to use at the same time. So shall we get to it? You have a lot of content to create. Photo Candy. Facetune.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] Why You Should Never Use VLOOKUP Again for Social Analysis
    Even worse, what if our table changes and the Twitter ID is now on the right of the Retweet column? One of the things I love about Excel is that there is very rarely only one way to do something. Like any programmatic language, there are different schools of thought about how to address your problem set and get results. The Quick Guide to Social Media Attribution Models Download. Some people want to do everything in pivot tables, and some people like the alchemy of formulaic solutions. INDEX/MATCH vs. VLOOKUP. That side is INDEX/MATCH,   the arch-rival of cross-town club VLOOKUP.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] 10 Top Twitter Tips to Improve Your Engagement
    One of my biggest bugbears in the world of marketing are people that do not have Twitter. Whether it’s engaged with is a completely different matter but with these Twitter tips you should see a rise in your performance! Hundreds of people are becoming “Twitter famous” for quite frankly, stealing other people’s content. The geotagging tool was added to Twitter in 2014 and is a fantastic way to boost your engagement and add extra flavour to your tweet. After 100 million GIFs were shared in 2015, Twitter rolled out their new GIF searching tool in February 2016.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] 10 Top Twitter Tips to Improve Your Engagement
    One of my biggest bugbears in the world of marketing are people that do not have Twitter. Whether it’s engaged with is a completely different matter but with these Twitter tips you should see a rise in your performance! Hundreds of people are becoming “Twitter famous” for quite frankly, stealing other people’s content. The geotagging tool was added to Twitter in 2014 and is a fantastic way to boost your engagement and add extra flavour to your tweet. After 100 million GIFs were shared in 2015, Twitter rolled out their new GIF searching tool in February 2016.
  • AUDIENSE  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] [Interview] How Airbnb’s #LiveintheMovies Twitter Campaign Stole Cinema’s Biggest Night
    The #LiveintheMovies Twitter campaign earned a sizeable amount of earned media coverage too, and picked up a Silver in the Mobile category at this year’s Cannes Lions. So many moving parts meant everyone had a specific role – we had people fielding twitter responses, sifting through Airbnbs to find the perfect movie matches, writing and designing assets on the spot, and of course watching the Oscars for opportunities. So we worked closely with Twitter to develop an audience profile that not only resembled Airbnb’s target, but who were also likely to be watching and tweeting.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] Should Social Messages Disappear? | Social You Should Know
    Two very different approaches…. $1 Million Twitter Moments Not Selling, But Snapchat Lenses Are. Digiday reported that Twitter’s big push to sell promoted Moments has fizzled in just six months. Twitter actually wanted $1M for them but didn’t provide advertisers with any information on impressions or engagement. Snapchat is also no doubt benefiting from their momentum when compared to Twitter, who’s growth has stalled. Snapchat was the original disappearing message network but they are consistently adding features that move away from that.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] Monday Roundup: Learning from Measurement Mistakes
    Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Learning from Measurement Mistakes. Mistakes, everyone makes them. It’s whether we learn from them or not that makes the difference. This week’s roundup takes a look at common measurement mistakes, so you can avoid them before they cause your organization unnecessary headaches. 1. Are You Making PR Measurement Mistakes? Measuring Mobile Marketing Requires Different Metrics. ” 3.  Common Math Mistakes That PR People Make. Why: “Let’s be honest. Analytics: the Sideways Approach to Measuring PR. ” 7. 
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] Why Do Tweets Go Viral? Our 10 Most Successful Tweets and the Psychology Behind Why They Worked
    ” Tina Fey sums up the feeling nicely: And so I set about with the audacious goal for this post of trying to unravel the great social media mystery of virality:  Figuring out the  formula for Twitter’s most successful tweets. First, I’d love to run through the key elements of each tweet and then I’ll go into a bit more detail about each element and how you can utilize them in your own Twitter strategy. In celebration of 500K followers on Twitter, we’re giving away a Buffer Water Bottle! Would I share this content myself on Twitter?
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA HAT  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] 7 Best Social Media Practices To Boost Your Conversions
    Twitter. Twitter Quality Adjusted Bids. Idea testing (many marketers use Twitter as a first line of measuring potential responsiveness). Twitter for Business offers some tools as well. An audience insights dashboard tells you information about your Twitter followers. There are also third-party tools available which offer more detailed analytics: AgoraPulse (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Social Media 7 Best Social Media Practices To Boost Your Conversions. Few businesses create social media accounts just for fun. Does social media increase sales?
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
    Here’s how it works: your board member, Kelly, creates a custom, online personal fundraiser on behalf of your organization and then announces the fundraiser to her peers via email, Facebook, Twitter, text message, LinkedIn, and any other platform she uses which will include the link to her fundraiser. This is the first of a series of posts by David Blyer,  Founder & CEO,  DonorCommunity. ———– Social media has revolutionized the way we raise money, stay engaged with our current donors, and cultivate new donors. These are potential donors for your organization!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Twitter] PB133: The Secrets of Making Money Blogging
    Also, I had a blog on Twitter, so it was called TwiTip and I had another blog called FeelGood which was about feeling better. The Seven Secrets of Making Money Blogging. Today, I am traveling back in time and playing for you the audio of a video I made back in 2010.  This video is called The Secrets of Making Money Blogging, and I share seven different secrets on how to make money blogging. This video has about 50,000 views, and it also got me banned from YouTube for about a month. assume it was because of the title. In fact, that is one of the points I make quite often. Grow over time.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016
    [Twitter] Social Media News: Sprout Social All Stars Edition
    As we were scrolling through our Twitter and Facebook, we found a chock-full of actionable content marketing tips, Facebook tricks and even some personal advice that’s sure to pull on your heartstrings. Sometimes the best content can be found right under your nose and on your social feed. This week, we found some noteworthy blog posts from a few of our Sprout Social All Stars. Is A Facebook Engagement Strategy Worth Having Now? From Brooke B. Sellas. Facebook made a few changes to its news feed algorithm that will have your friends and family talking–literally. Brooke B.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016
    [Twitter] Maria Konnikova On The Confidence Game - This Week's Six Pixels Podcast
    twitter. advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand businessblog businessbook businesspodcast davidusher digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog facebook google itunes jwalterthompson jwt leadershippodcast managementpodcast mariakonnikova marketing marketingblog marketingpodcast mastermind mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog scottmonty socialmedia theconfidencegame thenewyorker twitter wppEpisode #523 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Are there learnings from the con world? You know it. audio.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] How Twitter Users Feel About Their Jobs (Report)
    Last year,  Monster and Brandwatch launched their first annual job report , looking at how people discuss their sentiments about their jobs on Twitter. Infographics Twitter Beverages Brandwatch Carpenters East Coast Education Finance food Gallup Health Care Heavy Equipment Operators Idaho Job Satisfaction Manufacturing Michigan Monster Montana North Dakota Nursing polls Retail Technical Support travel West CoastAccording to the most recent Gallup data , 70 percent of American workers are disengaged at work. And for a deeper dive, download the full report.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Kit Adds Support for Vine Videos
    Developers using Twitter Kit  can now seamlessly incorporate Vine  videos into their applications. Twitter Kit product manager Ben Ward announced in a blog post  that once developers upgrade to v2.3 He wrote: At the start of this year, we extended Twitter Kit’s media support with an enhanced video player , and we were delighted to see video and GIFs from Twitter bring the stories in your apps to life. Now, we’re adding Vine support to Twitter Kit, too. Twitter Kit users: What are your thoughts? for iOS or v1.14.1
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] #SproutChat Recap: How to Run a Social Media Contest
    If you want to build brand awareness, your first priority may be to come up with an eye-catching Twitter hashtag. CDT on Twitter for #SproutChat. A great way to engage your community on social is to show them your appreciation. Holding a social media contest can boost your following, generate valuable user-generated content  and increase brand awareness in new communities and markets. Throughout our  #SproutChat  we discussed the factors that are necessary for a contest on social to be successful. Create a Worthwhile Contest That Supports Your Brand. SproutChat [TK]. SproutChat.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #317
    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:  . How Not To Network: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet - First Monday. Did you know the Russians were building an Internet? It didn't turn out as well as they hoped, obviously. Here's an excerpt, by way of the always fascinating Simon St. Laurent. Alistair for Mitch). Wrong. amazon.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] Possibly the Most Important Metric of All: Your Gut
    You’re reading this post on the day Donald Trump announced his VP pick… on Twitter. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Possibly the Most Important Metric of All: Your Gut. Reader alert: there is no sugar-coating in today’s post. It’s pretty raw, because that’s how I am right now. So if you read on – which I hope you do – please keep that in mind. Thank you. . Two days after Boris Johnson came back from Brexit purgatory as the UK’s new Foreign Minister. You couldn’t make this s**t up… oh wait, someone already did.
  • AUDIENSE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] Water Wipes Promotes With #PureLove While Holiday Inn Asks #WhyOverpay?
    We love the fact that all the regional Twitter accounts of Holiday Inn have synchronised their Tweets – ensuring that they Tweet about the campaign to promote the “lowest price promise”. In fact, they’re also challenging Twitter users to find an external website that offers less than they do. BenefitBrows by Benefit Cosmetics has been trending on Twitter all afternoon this Friday – turns out the cosmetics brand is promoting a competition on Snapchat, and there’s been a healthy spill over on Twitter. Twitter. Water Wipes – #PureLove.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Twitter] How to Use Social Media to Build Brand Trust
    Over 30 percent  of tweets don’t include a Twitter handle when mentioning a company, so you’ll miss out on a lot of conversations if you’re only monitoring your handle. 65 percent  of social consumers expect a response in under two hours on Twitter. Lyric is likely to reach out on Twitter again if she has another issue because she knows they’ll be responsive. At Litmus, we do something very similar on Twitter to show that there are actual people behind the @litmusapp handle. Social media is more than just a platform to promote your products, services, and content.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] 6 Smart Social Media Lessons for Small Business from a Car Dealer
    Last year, I received a thank you for following a Twitter account on Twitter.  I get many of these every day but this one really stuck out and caught my attention. In fact, personalised video messages on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram are pretty rare. And of course I went surfing on their Twitter feed after receiving this to see that it was not only Nicole that did the shout outs – other team members did too! If you look a little closer you will see that Lexus of Portland’s Twitter account is about more than just cars. Image by Shutterstock.
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] Essential tools for influencer marketing
    Contact Chris via email , follow him on Twitter and Google Plus or leave a comment below. A master roundup of social marketing tools to use on behalf of brands. Target audience: Social marketers, influence marketers, businesses, brands, digital marketers, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. have been working on behalf of several clients lately, including  Skinny Coconut Oil , with blogger outreach as the centerpiece of our various social marketing strategies. So OK, now on to tools. BaseCamp 2. always come back to BaseCamp. My clients know it. OpenSRS.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] How Did Amazon’s Second Annual Prime Day Go?
    To find out how Simply Measured can help you track your own Twitter hashtag, account, or competitive set, reach out to us to learn more about our Social Listening Solutions. This year, when Amazon announced its second Prime day, consumers were skeptical. The first ever Prime Day was held last year to mark Amazon’s 20th birthday, and was described by Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime, as “the biggest deals extravaganzas in the world, a global shopping event, with more deals than Black Friday.”. — Amazon (@amazon) July 15, 2015. PrimeDay #PrimeDayFail.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] Pac-12 Networks Is the Latest to Ink Twitter Livestreaming Pact
    Another day, another livestreaming deal  for Twitter, this time with Pac-12 Networks , the broadcast arm of college sports’ Pac-12 Conference. The conference announced that Twitter will be the “premier streaming partner” for its Pac-12 Plus broadband network, which will feature more than 150 live games throughout the 2016-17 academic year in sports including soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, baseball, ice hockey, swimming, diving, softball, track and field, wrestling, lacrosse, tennis and water polo. The members of the Pac-12 are: University of Arizona. Arizona State University.
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] How Social Media Can Increase Your New Site’s Search Visibility
    Google’s own Matt Cutts stated , “We do use Twitter and Facebook links in ranking as we always have in our web search rankings, but in addition we’re also trying to figure out a little bit about the reputation of an author or creator on Twitter or Facebook,” Social media has only grown and developed substantially since Cutts’ statement, in regards to users, relevancy, and overall frequency of activity. Moz conducted a study in the same year and found that pages with activity from Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and general comments tend to rank higher.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] A Pretty Awesome Way to Schedule Instagram Posts
    While we would love to publish your photos to Instagram — heck, we do it for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ — we’d be breaking the Instagram Terms of Service which forbids third party tools to “use the Instagram API to simply display User Content, import or backup content.” Each month, more than 20,000 people search Google for a way to schedule Instagram posts. If If you’re a social media manager, you might very well be one of those 20k searchers. Search no longer, my friend. We And we’re not just an “Instagram posting tool.”
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] Introducing the Tag Report: Analyze Performance Across Your Tagged Messages
    You can also use the network filters to toggle between data for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Sprout’s recent message tagging update provided users with a robust set of tools for organizing inbound and published messages from Sprout’s Smart Inbox or Compose. Today we’re excited to introduce the Tag Report. This feature rounds out our message tagging toolset and creates an end-to-end tag management system. With the Tag Report, social media managers can analyze the effectiveness of tagged messages with insights on volume and performance patterns. Analyze Tagged Messages.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016
    [Twitter] A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles
    On networks like Facebook and Twitter, engagement is less than 0.1 Buffer’s analytics enable you to check in on your key metrics for networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Across the globe, there are over 500 million Instagrammers — more than 300 million of whom use Instagram every single day, sharing an average of 95 million photos and videos per day. Those are huge numbers. And no matter who your audience is — age, gender, occupation, anything — you’ll be sure to reach them through Instagram. The Complete Guide to Instagram for Business. percent. FedEx.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Twitter] How Teachers can Manage Student Contact on Facebook
    Lack of literacy in digital and social media by schools and teachers who feel that a “personal” profile is for “friends and family” and don’t understand how well Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus etc does friends lists and privacy. Are you concerned about Privacy and Facebook with students and teachers? Looking to see if Social Media Privacy can be managed? In this video I take you through setting up your Facebook Profile so you can manage privacy and student “friendship” with Facebook Lists. Create a List. Add Students to that List.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available
    Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API  since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Data product manager John Heywood wrote in a blog post  that Twitter spent the nine months since Gnip’s Audience API was introduced at its Flight Developer Conference  ensuring that its audience insights product meets the following requirements: Deliver information not available via analysis of public content. Return insights in real-time. Seamlessly integrate alongside existing Gnip APIs.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Twitter] 21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without
    Whether you’re just getting started or have been active on sites like Facebook and Twitter, but haven’t had much success, follow these 21 social media marketing tips to propel you to the next level: 1. You’ll have a plan for your Twitter, Facebook and so forth. Certain platforms like Instagram and Snapchat don’t necessarily move as fast as Twitter or Facebook. If you’re using the native publishing platforms for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, you’re wasting time and being less productive. And the most Retweets on Twitter.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Twitter] Measurement: Why Business As Usual Just Doesn’t Cut It
    Still measuring your company’s “likes” on Facebook and followers on Twitter? From these, you can take measurement a step further and track where your blog postings and Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other musings are liked, shared and possibly even picked up by other websites. Connect with him on Twitter. Guest Post by  Scott Kaminski. “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” ~ Peter Drucker. Let’s get this out of the way right now: I’m no math whiz. And how do I know that? measure. Measure? Ummm … Why? Find out what it is at your company that rings the registers.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA HAT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Twitter] Measure Twice, Cut Your Blog Once
    SocialOomph. I use SocialOomph to keep my Twitter profiles constantly active with tweets from my archive. What's great is I can set up a queue, asking one or both of my Twitter profiles, and set it to automatically place a tweet back at the end once it's been shared, giving me perpetual activity. Since Post Planner also supports Twitter, I am taking this opportunity to migrate my evergreen tweets to that platform. For instance, I might populate 8 slots a day to share my evergreen links to Twitter, while using Post Planner to find a couple great images to share each day.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Moms: How to Relate without Looking Like an Imbecile
    So here’s the problem… if you’re not a Mom how can you tap into this captive market on Twitter Moms without looking like an imbecile? In this article I’m going to tell you how you can connect with and market to Moms (and other awesome parents) on Twitter in five easy steps. Follow The Right Twitter Accounts. If you aim to attract Twitter Moms then you need to start by following the right Twitter accounts. Here are 3 great Mom accounts to follow on Twitter for starters: 1.  She also holds Twitter parties where Moms can chat about parenting topics.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] 640+ Power Words That Sell to Maximize Your Conversions
    Twitter. Are you struggling to find the right words to sell your product or idea? Do you want to find better words that sell to maximize your conversions? All writers know how important word choice is, and the power that a single word can have on readers. Choosing the power right word can be the difference between them taking action and remaining passive readers… It can be the difference between writing content that’s memorable and content that’s easily forgotten. That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you. Most Persuasive Words in the English Language. Because. Instantly. Hurry.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter, Bloomberg TV Ink Live-Streaming Pact
    Twitter’s flurry of live-video-streaming deals continued, with Bloomberg TV  the latest to climb aboard. The social network and the business channel announced Tuesday that three Bloomberg TV shows will be live-streamed via Twitter, along with its markets coverage. Twitter chief financial officer Anthony Noto  said in a release announcing the partnership: Twitter is one of the fastest ways to find out what’s happening in global business and financial markets and to engage in the live commentary about it. to 7 p.m. What’d You Miss?, to 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Triples Maximum GIF Size for Web
    Twitter quietly boosted the maximum size for GIFs  to 15 megabytes from 5 MB, but only via the web. Several readers of The Verge  noticed the change Monday, and CNET  pointed out the following update to Twitter’s Help Center : Photos can be up to 5 MB; animated GIFs can be up to 5 MB on mobile and up to 15 MB on web. Readers: What do you think of Twitter’s new maximum GIF size? Twitter CNET GIFs help center Nick Statt The Verge TweetdeckNick Statt of The Verge pointed out that the new maximum GIF size has not yet been extended to TweetDeck.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Buffer for Instagram is Here: 8 Ways to Get Your Best Instagram Marketing Results with Buffer
    The sorting works just like Buffer’s support on our paid plans ( Awesome & Business ) for networks like Facebook and Twitter. All of our Instagram posts begin in the Buffer dashboard, right alongside our posts for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Google+. We can share it to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all from the same dashboard without needing to log in to any extra places. That’s a huge audience and a huge opportunity! We’re thrilled at the chance to help you succeed there. Find your best time to post to Instagram. When you’re posting.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Announcing the Simply Measured API and Tableau Integration
    We’ve started with a Tableau web connector that doesn’t require you to write a single line of code — just add the connector and authentication, and then drop countless emojis to us via Twitter because you’re so overcome with joy :). Over the last 6 years, we’ve delivered social analytics through one very specific modality: reports. Today we’re adding an exciting and fundamentally different modality to our platform:  the Social Analytics API. Reports offer a nicely packaged, simple, and fast way to measure and understand performance across social channels. Flexible Interface.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats
    Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first. Why Twitter Chats? One of the biggest challenges for businesses on Twitter is building an active following. Twitter chats give you a great opportunity to accelerate the process of growing your audience. Best of all, you’re in front of people that are on Twitter to engage, not just to spectate. Hosting a Twitter Chat. How to Promote Your Twitter Chat.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Pokemon Go And The New Viral
    twitter. appoftheweek chom977fm chomfm ctrlaltdelete ctrlaltdeletewithmitchjoel digitalmedia facebook guestcontributor heatherbeckman jwalterthompson jwt markzuckerberg mirum mirumagency mobilepass montrealradio morningshow morningsrockwithterryandheatherb pokemon pokemongo radiosegment radiostation snapchat socialmedia soundcloud technology terrydimonte twitter wppEvery Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed:  .
  • AGORA PULSE  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] 5 Ways Influencers Can Change Your Twitter Results
    In a recent blog post by Twitter  the writer shared the amazing statistic that “40% of Twitter users say they’ve made a purchase as a direct result of an influencer.” ” What that means is if you want to start seeing real results on Twitter, then connecting with Twitter influencers can be an effective strategy. Here are five reasons to get serious about making an impression on the right people on Twitter, 1. One of the things that make Twitter special is that your content can reach far beyond your followers. Earn a Wider Reach.
  • SOCIAL SELLING MASTERS  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] 5 Underrated Content Marketing Tools
    Fast and simple, like this one I made and can share to my Twitter followers in a matter of minutes. Experienced content marketers are no stranger to tools like Hootsuite, Buffer, Google Analytics, Evernote, MailChimp, Crazy Egg, Ahrefs, or Moz Analytics. These are just some of the most commonly mentioned tools that should be included in the arsenal of any content marketer worth his salt. Even new or aspiring content marketers, when they do a search for tools they should use to help with their campaigns, will usually be directed to these apps. SEO Powersuite.  . Also, design looks dated.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] EUFA EURO 2016 Final: 146 Million Facebook Interactions, 14.2 Million Tweets
    As for Twitter, the three most-mentioned players during Sunday’s final match were: Ronaldo. Facebook Twitter Antoine Griezmann Cristiano Ronaldo Dimitri Payet Éder England EUFA EURO 2016 football France Gareth Bale Germany Iceland Italy Jonas Hector Moussa Sissoko Nani Olivier Giroud Pepe Portugal Ricardo Quaresma soccer Sports WalesPortugal was the last club standing at EUFA EURO 2016 , outlasting host France to win the trophy, and Facebook said 195 million users were responsible for 950 million tournament-related interactions from June 10 through July 10. million tweets.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter: Ramadan Tweets Viewed More Than 10.7 Billion Times
    Twitter announced that tweets related to Ramadan , which ended July 5, were viewed more than 10.7 Ibrahim added that Twitter teamed up with regional broadcaster MBC 1 to allow users to subscribe to a service that sent them reminder tweets when their favorite Ramadan-related shows were about to begin. Twitter’s special crescent moon emoji  for Ramadan appeared if any of the following hashtags  were included in tweets: We wish you peace and happiness on this joyous occasion of #EidulFitr. Twitter Faith (@twitterfaith) July 6, 2016. billion times, up from 8.4
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] 4 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of your Social Media Content
    link post on Facebook can easily turn into a Twitter post with a couple less characters and a couple more hashtags. Often times social media content is thought of like speed dating – you make a quick connection, enjoy it while it lasts, and then you move on to the next suiter, only to smile somberly at the memory of that special someone in the weeks to come. Well, I’m here to tell you that Social media content can be much more than one and done – with a few hacks and edits, it can be a relationship you’re ready to commit to. Turn your fans into your creators. Stretch. Restrictions apply.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] Facebook Live, Periscope Play Roles in Uproar Over Police Shootings
    Live-video-streaming services such as Twitter’s Periscope  application and Facebook Live  have played prominent roles in the fallout over police shootings of African Americans. In related news, Twitter used its Blackbirds  account, which was created to “celebrate and encourage diverse perspectives,” to announce  the return of its custom emoji  for tweets containing the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag. Readers: How have you used Facebook, Twitter and other social networks to follow the ongoing controversy? The July 6 fatal shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn.,
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Inks Pact With CBS News to Live-Stream Republican, Democratic National Conventions
    Twitter reached an agreement with CBS News  to live-stream its coverage of the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention. CBS News  previously teamed up with Twitter on a Democratic presidential debate Nov. Twitter told Kurt Wagner  of Re/code  details of the arrangement were still being hashed out, including potential advertising during the live-streams, and the social network would not comment on whether it was paying for the streaming rights to the two conventions. 14, 2015, and a Republican presidential debate Feb. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag
    Chris Messina, currently a Developer Lead at Uber, is credited as the inventor of the hashtag on Twitter. In 2007, anyone on Twitter could type in #SWSX and see what events at the Austin based conference were trending. One of the greatest things about the hashtag is that originated from a Twitter user–not a marketing agency, not a brand and not a social platform. Twitter bio. Originally intended to group content based on subject matter, the hashtag has been adopted across every popular social platform and has cemented its place in our culture. As in #barcamp [msg]?
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Creates a New Tool for Brands and Snapchat is Changing up Their Game | Social You Should Know
    Twitter has created a new dashboard for brands, Facebook changes their algorithm again, amongst other things, and Snapchat is changing up their game in a big way. Twitter’s New Dashboard for Brands. All Twitter users now have access to a the free ‘ Twitter Dashboard ‘ From here, you can create customized feeds based on keywords and phrases, schedule tweets, receive content suggestions, and gather analytics. Think of it as a social media management tool created by and exclusively for Twitter. That and more in this week’s Social You Should Know.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] Monday Roundup: Smart Reporting
    Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Smart Reporting. Tomorrow #measurePR takes a look at smart reporting with three stellar guests: Founder and CEO of IrisPR, Aly Saxe ; CEO of Geben Communication, Heather Whaling ; and digital PR Strategist and Author of “SMART News,”  Sally Falkow. Get a head start on the conversation with this week’s roundup. 1. PR and Marketing Data: Impressions, Reach and Relevance, Oh My! What is the Business Problem We’re Trying to Solve? ” asks Heather Whaling in this post. 3.  Why Content Strategy Needs Digital PR.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] 28 of the Best Marketing Campaigns and Experiments of 2016 (and the People Behind Them)
    The project started as a Twitter joke , but after General Mills enlisted music veteran Toki Wright and the students at McNally Smith College of Music, the project took on new heft —and then took the Internet by storm. 9. So we were inspired by Brehse, who did just that by automating her Twitter posts for a full month to find out what would change (spoiler alert: the all-green stats above are hers!). It’s easy to get tunnel vision as a marketer. You’ve got lots of goals to achieve , and only so many hours in the day to get there. Marketer: Sree Sreenivasan.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA HAT  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More
    PromoRepublic is integrated with Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, and Instagram is coming soon. Social Media How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More. Sponsored Article. PromoRepublic - the new Calendar of Content Ideas helps you create stunning social media posts based on holidays, trends, events and more. Today is not just a day, it's a holiday" – and this is a reason to adopt a specific marketing strategy in order to get attention from the largest audience possible. This results in a less organic form of reach and engagement. Graphic Editor.
  • GEMMA WENT  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] Top Digital & Social News from Last Week – 11/7/16
    Twitter in testing Twitter is currently trialling a number of new customer services functions to make life as a business tweeter much easier, including: Displaying average response times on a brand’s profile A “Featured Tweets” tab, rounding up that users top tweets At the moment we’re not sure if these new options will be rolled […]. The post Top Digital & Social News from Last Week – 11/7/16 appeared first on Gemma Went. Social Media Tools and Apps
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016
    [Twitter] Write A Saleable Book With Nicholas Boothman - This Week's Six Pixels Podcast
    twitter. advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand businessblog businessbook businesspodcast convincethemin90secondsorless davidusher digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog facebook google howtomakepeoplelikeyouin90secondsorless howtomakesomeonefallinwithyouin90minutesorless howtowriteasaleablebook itunes jwalterthompson jwt leadershippodcast managementpodcast marketing marketingblog marketingpodcast mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog nicholasboothman socialmedia twitter wpp It still happens, just not as much as it used to. audio. blogging. brand.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Twitter] What “Memories” Really Means for Snapchat and Marketers
    While platforms like Facebook and Twitter are competing in the real-time sharing race, Snapchat’s newest feature, “Memories,” is turning the attention toward sharing the past. “Memories” Most marketers will flock to compare Snapchat to its social media competitors like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Snapchat changed the game yesterday. “Memories” is a new way for users to save and share old snaps in a private collection inside the main app. Memories is a seismic shift for Snapchat. Snap Now, Share Later. Source: TechCrunch.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Twitter] #SproutChat Recap: Building Your Professional Brand
    Maybe you’ve just launched a website and are using Twitter to direct your followers there. In today’s marketplace, your personal brand matters. For better or worse, how you’re perceived in person and across your social and digital platforms can have an impact on your career opportunities. Building and maintaining a personal brand is a daunting task–even for marketers. We often struggle with where to even start. This week at #SproutChat , we were join by Jeremey Goldman and Ali B. Stand Out. You want to be the one person that everyone remembers. Being You're unique.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #316
    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:  . Reflections on Our World - Bill Raduchel - Medium. "In the past year many of the political conversations I've had suffer from a lack of first principles. We can debate whether Bernie is a populist cry, or Boris a wounded pomposity -- but we seldom discuss the real knobs that adjust society.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Twitter] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    There was mass confusion recently, and Twitter was afire. Five New Features Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram That You Need to Know About | Social Media Today. In addition to Instagram comment moderation, there are a few things that are different about Twitter and Facebook you should be across – and you can also save your videos and photos sent on Snapchat now, under its Memories function. Facebook doing stuff AGAIN! Earning more money as a freelancer! Easier SEO! hope it helps. How Facebook’s New Algorithm Change Will Affect Your Page | Edgar. DOWNLOADED!
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