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How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! .

How to Build Thought Leadership with LinkedIn

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to build thought leadership with Linkedin isn’t just for people who are looking for a new job. Thought leadership is a tricky phrase. In this instance, I’m using it to discuss building your professional reputation in a certain area of expertise.

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Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

SocialFish

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. .

6 Social Media Marketing Aspects to Remember If You Want Success

Stay N' Alive

The top two rewards that come from effective social media use are increased exposure and traffic (to your website), as cited in the 2017 Social Media Marketing Industry Report.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

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Content, Links & Influencers

Proactive Report

Creating content is one thing, getting it seen is another. It’s that ‘tree in the forest’ question: If you create the perfect piece of content and nobody sees it, does it matter? Distribution and amplification of your content is a vital part of your content strategy.

The Mobile Marketing Studio: 26 Apps to Help You Create Epic Social Media Content on Your Smartphone

Buffer Social

What does it take to create incredible social media content? Knowing you have to create new content for multiple social media channels every day can feel a little daunting, especially when you consider the range of disciplines you need to rock at in order to be successful.

The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 025: Do You Take a Photo or a Video?

Katie Lance

How do you know when something is post worthy or video worthy? Have you ever thought about that? You’re at an event, you’re with a client, you’re thinking about posting to Facebook, and you’re like, “Should I take a photo or should I take a video?”

[Webinar Highlights] How to Make Full-Funnel Impact with Social Media

Simply Measured

Today we hosted a webinar with Socedo : How to Make Full-Funnel Impact with Social Media. This webinar focused on the ability of social media to touch the entire sales funnel—as long as you are strategic about social intent data and guiding customers through appropriately.

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.

Facebook Group Updates: Insights, Scheduled Posts and More

Jon Loomer

Facebook is rolling out new features for Group admins that will aid in the management of members and content. As I type this, I don’t yet have most of these features. TechCrunch wrote a terrific recap of these updates , and the images below come from that article.

5 Tips to Keep Your Sales Prospects from Suddenly Going Dark

Social Selling Masters

In sales, it is important to remember not to count your chickens before your eggs hatch. Or, in other words, don’t forget that a sale isn’t final until it’s actually finalized.

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How to Get Your LinkedIn Articles Read by More People

agora pulse

If you have started to use LinkedIn Publishing , you may be wondering how to get your articles read by more people. More views with your LinkedIn articles means that you have the ability to build more credibility and recognition, make new connections, and get additional proposal requests and clients.

Use Photos from Social Media to Combat Abandoned Shopping Carts

Pixlee

Marketing and e-commerce professionals project almost visceral reactions when talking about shopping cart abandonment. They are aware that it’s a big problem yet at the same time a lucrative opportunity.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

25 Days, 25 Expert Social Media Growth Strategies [New Email Course for Marketers]

Buffer Social

What’s working for you social media these days? One of our goals at Buffer is to always be iterating and experimenting with what we do on social media and in marketing.

Focus on Strategic Content, Relationships and Technology, Not Social Media

Razor Social

Quite often I give presentations to groups of entrepreneurs who think that social media is all about building up followers and fans. You hire a social media intern to share some updates, you get some fans and followers, and that somehow generates business for you. It doesn’t work that way.

How to Choose Which Online Tools to Use for Your Marketing Campaign

Simply Measured

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of online marketing tools available to help you plan, manage, execute, and measure the effectiveness of your digital marketing campaign. Conversations to Conversions: How to Measure Anything on Social Using Simply Measured Download. All of them claim to be the best, and many of them claim to be the “only tool you need” to succeed, but that can’t possibly be the case.

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3 Facebook Search Tips You Might Not Know About

agora pulse

Can Facebook search really help you reach your social media marketing goals? Unlike Twitter , Facebook doesn’t have a separate advanced search function. All we’ve got is the “Search Facebook” bar in the top left hand corner. It wasn’t always like this.

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.

[ACADEMY WEEK] One-Year Anniversary of the #GetSocialSmart Academy

Katie Lance

It’s our one-year anniversary of the #GetSocialSmart Academy ! It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since we launched our online membership site.

81 Percent of Marketers Optimize Social Video for Mobile [Infographic]

Convince & Convert

Much like the golden age of Hollywood, new advances in technology have cleared the path for today’s golden age of online video, empowering brands and small businesses alike to create video content like never before.

New on Hootsuite: Visual Content Discovery and Creation App is LIVE

The Social Media Hat

With PromoRepublic app integration, Hootsuite users can now find and create visual posts and share them to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ or Instagram with ease

Pixlee Helps Marketers Drive Sales from Email Marketing with User-Generated Content

Pixlee

Pixlee Helps Marketers Use Real Customer Photos and Videos to Improve Email Engagement and Sales Through Integration with Oracle Marketing Cloud. SAN FRANCISCO , June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Pixlee , a leader in visual marketing software and Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that it has launched a user-generated content integration available on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, as a partner of the Oracle Marketing AppCloud.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Creating The LinkedIn Content That Will Draw Readers

Devumi

If you are looking to attract more connections on LinkedIn, simply having a perfect profile won’t be enough. To really draw the interest of new connections, you will need to share engaging content. Read on to find out how you can develop LinkedIn content that serves this purpose.

Introducing Audiense Insights, the definitive platform for insights-driven organisations

Audiense

We all know that making strategic decisions and defining tactical plans without a deep understanding of our target market and audiences is recipe for failure. The problem is that consumer and market research , and insights analysis , have historically been very expensive and time consuming projects.

Think You Can Apply a SWOT Analysis to Social Media Marketing?

agora pulse

Businesses, non-profits, and even social groups aim to stay relevant and desirable to their customers, members, and target audiences. People only have so much money, time, and attention. How do these organizations keep from going under? Why apply SWOT to social media strategy?

How to Build Thought Leadership with LinkedIn

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to build thought leadership with Linkedin isn’t just for people who are looking for a new job. Thought leadership is a tricky phrase. In this instance, I’m using it to discuss building your professional reputation in a certain area of expertise.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Top 4 Components of the Ultimate B2B Social Media Strategy

Stay N' Alive

PSA to all the naysayers who claim that social media can’t yield a profit in the B2B Community: You aren’t executing the right strategy. That, or you aren’t deploying it over the right channels with the engaging content you need.

199: A COOL TOOL To Create Professional Facebook Live Videos

ProBlogger

A Tool to Create High Quality Live Video on Facebook. This episode is presented by The Success Incubator – a brand new event I’m co-hosting this year for ProBlogger readers and online entrepreneurs.

Marketer’s Enjoy Pinterest’s New Layout for Lens, and New Functionality

Devumi

Pinterest has been growing as a platform for marketers for years now. It continues to innovate with a lot of tools to create a unique user experience for its audience. The latest of such tools is the Lens feature. Pinterest has improved upon Lens even more with new functionalities and a fresh look. The new […]. The post Marketer’s Enjoy Pinterest’s New Layout for Lens, and New Functionality appeared first on Devumi.

#measurePR Recap (May 2017): From Cadillacs to Shoestrings

Waxing UnLyrical

In May, we saw a fab team from Mississippi State University Extension Service take their seats at the #measurePR “table.” ” You see, my friend Elizabeth Gregory North had been telling me of how they’ve been doing a lot of research with both small and large budgets recently.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.