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Top Five: Facebook ads are getting smarter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five social media news stories for marcoms professionals this week feature new innovations for businesses from Facebook, LinkedIn Live video and new features from YouTube and Whats App. Facebook Merges Instagram Direct with Page Inbox, Allows Page Access to Groups.

Get the Book

SocialFish

A little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. Overview. Written for the complicated and quirky world of associations and membership organizations, Open Community is about how associations can—and why they should—build community online. (Not

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Change: Pages Can Join Facebook Groups

Jon Loomer

Did you miss it? In a change that could have a signficant impact, Pages can now join Facebook groups. If you are a group moderator, you should think about whether you want this to be the new normal.

Knowing Your Social Community & Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

Your brand is on multiple social media platforms and posting regularly, but when it comes to engaging your social community, are you giving your audience what they want ? Social media has a very different rhythm than other marketing channels.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Finding Marketing Inspiration

The Realtime Report

Finding Marketing Inspiration. Despite having successful marketing campaigns in the past, it could still be challenging for you to come up with a new one. You need to keep extracting those creative juices until you put together a solid campaign you can be proud of. The key is to have inspiration.

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How and Why Data Syncing Matters to Your Online Community Setup

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. ———–.

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The Pros and Cons of 5 Top Instagram Analytics Tools

Social Media Today

Looking for tools to help analyze, and maximize, your Instagram efforts? Here are some key tips on some of the most well-known apps

Why Tracking Social Media Posts is Important in 2019

Socialmedia.biz

An estimated 2.77 billion people will use social media across the globe in 2019. That’s a massive audience right at your fingertips. If your business isn’t already on the social media bandwagon, it’s time to hop on.

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The Facebook Boost Post Button Is (Still) a Terrible Idea

agora pulse

Frequent users of the Facebook Boost Post button, listen up: This is an intervention. That Boost Post option is definitely convenient, and it can be much quicker than going through the ad system. But in this case, convenience comes at a cost.

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.

Where Social Media Marketing Is Headed in 2019

Ignite Social Media

The social media industry is extremely fluid, with platforms, algorithms, and features changing at the drop of the hat. As marketers, it can be challenging to keep a finger on the pulse when that pulse is constantly changing pace. That’s where we come in.

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. I’m excited to share them here for you over the next few months! Check out the other good stuff over on Higher Logic too.

21 Instagram Facts That All eCommerce Businesses Should Know [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Instagram usage is on the rise, and the platform can have significant benefits for eCommerce brands specifically. Check out this graphic

Facebook Study: What we learned looking at 105 million posts

Quintly

It goes without saying that Facebook is part of most people’s everyday life. Yes, it’s popularity might have reached its peak but no marketer should ever underestimate the effectiveness of the blue dinosaur.

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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.

4 Inspiring Tips and Examples for Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Marketing

agora pulse

If you are managing a nonprofit’s social media, we have some engaging social media marketing examples to inspire you to create and share great content. Share Your Nonprofit’s Wins on Social Media.

Is Facebook Still the Most Effective for Social Advertising?

Ignite Social Media

In the lush landscape of social networking sites, advertisers are left asking themselves which platform will reach their target audience while generating desired business results.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind. Environmentally-friendly business practices are the key to a prosperous future for all.

LinkedIn Announces New Groups Features, Catering to Increased Group Engagement

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced some new features for groups, with group engagement on the rise

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Compassion in the Workplace- Immanual Joseph on #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

This week I’m talking with Immanual Joseph, PhD , about compassion. In the workplace, at home, for others and for ourselves. On the podcast Immanual said: “Compassion is fierce.

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Who are the professionals in leading UK indie agencies?

Audiense

At the end of 2018, when The Drum published a list of the Top 100 independent agencies within the United Kingdom , a new need was born inside our minds: we need to know more about them.

5 Ways to Drive Sales and Traffic with Pinterest

Ignite Social Media

Not only does Pinterest help you find the best ideas from over 2.3 million Pins–it now has the ability to help your content strategy and bottom line.

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Realignment #2: From Passive Knowledge to Collaborative Discovery

SocialFish

From The Demand Perspective Leading From the Outside. Picture a workplace in which you don’t have to labor to artificially construct programs and products on the themes that your board arbitrarily decided would be this year’s strategic priorities.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

New Report Looks at the Latest Trends in Facebook Page Engagement

Social Media Today

What types of Facebook Page posts see the most engagement? Check out this new report from Quintly

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How To Link eCommerce To Social Media For Successful Campaigns

The Social Media Hat

What if, during your next launch or sale campaign, instead of trying to drive your followers off their favorite platforms, you brought the products right to them, and their wallets

The State of Social Intelligence: The Global Survey

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Dr Jillian Ney, the UK’s first Dr of Social Media and a Digital Behavioural Scientist. Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter. Audience Intelligence

Marketing to Gen Z: What Not to Do

Ignite Social Media

As Generation Z grows to be a large part of consumers, it’s important to understand what kinds of marketing they are receptive to. It’s much easier to simplify them down to a generation of people who are always on their phones than it is to put the effort in to learn their behaviors.

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The Science Of Viral

SocialFish

Something all psychologists have unanimously agreed upon is the streak of random in all of us. What we decide to click on seemingly has no pattern: or does it? Researchers have spent countless hours trying to rationalize why some content is more viral than other.

5 Instagram Strategy Tips from Bloomberg

Social Media Today

Bloomberg, which has boosted its Instagram following by 391% over the past year, has shared some of the secrets to its success

5 Examples of SaaS Social Media Accounts That Are a Notch Above the Rest

Meltwater

If you're looking for some incredible marketing inspiration, look no further than the teams behind some of the top SaaS social media accounts online today. They excel at everything from storytelling… Read More >>>. Marketing Social Media Trendspotting

Social Media Helping People Understand Climate Change Globally

Socialmedia.biz

In today’s technologically advancing world, social media is transforming the way we share news and information. More than 300 million people spend at least 5 hours every day on different social networking platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube and Instagram.