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2019 PR Predictions: 10 PR Influencers Talk About Trends That Will (Re)Shape the Industry

Meltwater

2019 is just around the corner. And if the new year is anything like this one, we know that change will continue to transform the PR industry. As our expert panel… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Planning & Strategy Trendspotting

Your Strategy Will Not Produce in 2019 Without These Two Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Kathy Vaske. This is not your typical post about planning and strategy because that would be a waste of your time.

12 Social Media Trends That Will Impact Your Business in 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

The team from Talkwalker provide an overview of some key social media marketing trends of note in this new infographic

Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by David Gutierrez. As of June 2018, 4.2 billion people had access to the Internet—in other words, about 55 percent of the entire population of the world.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Top five: audio and video social media innovation

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s Top Five social media ‘must know’ news stories includes new Facebook search ads, Instagram’s audio messages, Google’s For You tab, YouTube’s Stories and news from Pew Internet Research on media consumption habits. Facebook tests search ads in results pages, Marketplace. Facebook is testing search ads in its search results and Marketplace, according to industry reports. The test could expand based on results.

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10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. The social media landscape is changing fast and with tougher KPIs, changing technologies and new techniques, it’s more important than ever to stay ahead of our game.

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Facebook Releases New Report on Key Trends to Watch in 2019

Social Media Today

Facebook has released a new report which identifies key trends which have seen significant increases in discussion volume in 2018

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Four Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Stuart Cooke. When harnessed to its full potential, it’s surprising how powerful LinkedIn can be as a marketing tool.

13 Experts Share Their Instagram Predictions for 2019

Later

Wondering what Instagram is going to look like next? Get a glimpse of what’s to come with these 2019 Instagram predictions from influencers, experts, and the strategists behind some of your favorite Insta-brands. And if you want to take a look back, check out our 2018 Instagram Year in Review!

How Much Is Bitcoin Worth?

The Realtime Report

How Much Is Bitcoin Worth? As the crypto crash continues, the key question re-emerges – what is a Bitcoin (or any crypto) worth? The vast majority of analysis on crypto prices focuses on some variant of technicals, with limited discussion of fundamentals, value, and of supply and demand.

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Email Marketing: Emerging Trends to Survive 2019 and Beyond [Infographic]

Social Media Today

As you go about planning your 2019 digital strategy, don't overlook the potential of email outreach. Here are some trend tips

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How to Drive Business with Your Facebook Strategy

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to driving business value through social media, Facebook should have a spot reserved in your strategy. The social networking goliath has nearly 1.5 billion daily active users and averages over $98 in ad revenue per user – nearly twice as much as any other platform.

How To Lead A Successful Marketing Team

Rebekah Radice

Leading a high-performance marketing team is harder than ever. Between systems, processes, and proving ROI, teams and their leaders struggle to meet expectations, hit objectives, and stay focused in an ever-changing online world.

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How to Use the Countdown Sticker for Instagram Stories

Later

Instagram just released the perfect feature to get more traction with your events and sales: the Instagram Stories countdown sticker!

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

The Health of Your Teen is Instagram’s Latest Target

The Realtime Report

The Health of Your Teen is Instagram’s Latest Target. By Natalie Doppelt. Instagram has become Gen Z’s latest drug—addictive and harmful, it is now a prevalent component of American youth’s daily life.

Google Releases Listings of Most Popular Search Terms in 2018

Social Media Today

Google has released listings of some of the most searched terms for 2018, including the most popular musicians, TV shows and sports teams

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The December 11 Instagram API Changes are Here. Let’s Talk about Them.

agora pulse

In April of this year, I wrote about the Big Facebook and Instagram API Changes that had just been announced. In that post, I did my best to calm the nerves of social media marketers who thought they’d be out of a job with these changes.

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New LinkedIn Features Aim to Drive Engagement

Ignite Social Media

In the last few months, you may have noticed some changes to the LinkedIn platform. Recently, LinkedIn has introduced some new engagement features with the goal of improving user experience and encouraging engagements. One of the biggest changes was an algorithm adjustment.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Introducing ArtStudio! The Tool That Creates High Impact Images For Your Social Networks

Postcron

At Postcron, we are very happy to announce the launch of ArtStudio ! A new tool that allows you to design the best posts for your social networks, and even better: your Instagram Stories.

Advancing Your Career With Greater Ease

The Realtime Report

Advancing your Career with Greater Ease. When it comes to career advancement, there are many people that struggle because of other commitments they have to deal with.

2019 Visual Trends to be Aware of [Infographic]

Social Media Today

As you go about planning your 2019 approach, it's worth taking note of the latest visual and design trends to help ensure your efforts stand out

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7 Reasons to Convert to an Instagram Business Profile

agora pulse

Oh the simple days of Instagram, when images could only be square and video wasn’t supported… Now we have Carousels, Stories, promoted posts, and more. So much that has changed. Another new development at Instagram is the emergence of business profiles.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

[Product Update] Automated Segment Naming + Shareable Reports are now LIVE!

Audiense

The season of giving has arrived and we have been working hard to deliver. From us to you Merry Christmas in advance….

Make Your Business Stand Out Online

Socialmedia.biz

With more and more businesses working on creating a stellar online presence, the discussion has shifted from whether or not to have one, to how to stand out in the crowded online space. Standing above your peers is challenging, but possible. These tips will get you started. Get on Social Media .

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Top 5 Data Visualization Tools of 2018—And They’re Free

Meltwater

As businesses and organizations have become more focused on data, the importance of tracking, measuring, and analyzing every interaction has moved to the forefront. This has allowed users to glean… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Data Analysis Reporting & Analytics

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6 Tips to Strengthen Your Social Media Strategy for 2019

Social Media Today

Here are some tips to help you optimize your social media marketing strategy for 2019 - including some key elements you may have overlooked

How to track social media ROI for the financial industry

agora pulse

Financial institutions have recently stepped into the game more dynamically, realizing how they can reach more customers and generate leads through social media marketing.

3 Social Media Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Likeable

Heading into next year, social media is projected to solidify its dominance with overall usage climbing up three percent to hit 204 million US users. With spend projected to grow twenty percent, however, (eMarketer, November 2018), that means competition and clutter are going to increase.

Q4 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

Now that all the turkeys have been carved and the Black Friday shopping has ended, brands and marketers are in their final Q4 push and are preparing for 2019. Catch up on the latest news from the social media world in with our Q4 social media updates. . Q4 Social Media Updates. Instagram Expands Shopping. In September, Instagram rolled out product stickers in stories and the shopping channel in Explore. In the latest rollout , they have introduced three new ways to shop i n the app. .

How to Use Video Content to Raise Brand Awareness and Sell Your Product

Buffer Social

Video content is one of the most popular mediums for businesses today, and for good reason. Video is more engaging, more memorable, and more popular among consumers than any other type of content. And there’s data to back that up, too!

Instagram Launches Voice Messaging in Direct

Social Media Today

Instagram is rolling out voice messages in Direct, providing another way for users to keep in touch

9 top social media scheduling tools to save time in 2019

Sprout Social

What do marketers want from social media in 2019? Based on what we saw in 2018 , the answer is surprisingly simple. More ROI and less wasted time. That’s where today’s suite of social media scheduling tools can save the day. Hey, we get it. Marketers want as many shortcuts as they can get. Having the right scheduling tools on deck can help you save time and push out more content to your audience.