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Can Every Blog Benefit From Pinterest? The SocMedSean Pinterest Experiment

SocMed Sean

Pinterest…it’s kinda the bane of my existence as a social media blogger. Not because I don’t like the platform, but more because I’m totally jealous of those who get to use it to drive mad-traffic to their blogs.

Top five: The news industry’s war on Trump

Sherrilynne Starkie

This was a busy week for must-know news in the world of social media. The major theme is that times are changing. Facebook, Twitter and Google are all working to transform. SnapChat continues to innovate. And, a classic man bites dog scenario is rolling out in mainstream media.

120 | I Got Stung

Taylor Marek

I think we laugh too much in this episode, but that’s for you to decide. Also, we introduce you to Octavius, our pet octopus. Show Notes: Become a Patron! Get In Touch With The Show! Message me on Facebook | Tweet me on Twitter | Send me an email.

Using Hashtags On Instagram

yMarketingMatters

Let’s talk about how to use hashtags for Instagram that will organically up your game. Using hashtags for Instagram definitely makes your content more discoverable, will help you gain followers, increase likes and engagement. What’s a hashtag?

Social Media Automation 101

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5 Tips for Incorporating Video into Your Social Media Strategy

Social Media Today

Looking to add video into your social media marketing approach? Here are some tips on how to do it

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[Product Update] New plans for Audiense Connect, our Twitter marketing platform

Audiense

We are pleased to inform you that our plans for our Twitter marketing platform, Audiense Connect, were updated on the August 8th. Now Audiense Connect users can choose between Free, Starter and Standard plans. Audiense News Twitter Marketing

Social Media for Nonprofits: 5 Key Questions

Ignite Social Media

Looking for your nonprofit to get social? Social media is a great way to tell the story of your organization, engage with your audience, and drive the results that you’re looking for. Here are five key questions to ask yourself before you get started. What are you trying to accomplish?

5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Jade Anderson, who is an experienced In-house Editor at Upskilled. With a background in online marketing, Jade has always had a love for the written word. She enjoys being able to combine these skills with her passion for the education industry.

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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.

New and Reinstated Professional Targeting Options on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Many recent announcements from Facebook concerning targeting are seemingly about the removal of features. Thankfully, this post is not about that! Facebook quietly mentioned some new (and some reinstated/returning) professional targeting options on the Facebook Developers blog.

Facebook Adds New Options to Events to Add More Context to Listings

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new Events update which enables organizers to list a schedule within their event listing

9 Effective Ways to Outsmart the Facebook Algorithm in 2018

Sprout Social

The Facebook algorithm often feels like a mystery, doesn’t it? Perhaps that’s why Facebook’s recent announcement to push back against branded content in 2018 has so many businesses sweating. In a moment of transparency from Mark Zuckerberg himself, Facebook seemingly laid down the gauntlet against marketers and brands at large. And as a result, brands are rightfully concerned about their organic reach on the platform.

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How Social Media Monitoring Can Help Customer Service

Ignite Social Media

Social media is quickly becoming one of the leading channels for customers to choose when they are looking for customer service. Social media customer service accounts for 34.5% of people’s choice for resolving their issues, outstripping email, websites, and 1-800 numbers.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Jade Anderson, who is an experienced In-house Editor at Upskilled. With a background in online marketing, Jade has always had a love for the written word. She enjoys being able to combine these skills with her passion for the education industry.

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How to Use Instagram to Market Your Restaurant or Cafe

Socialmedia.biz

Marketing can be an arduous and expensive process but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a daily active user base of over 500 million, Instagram is a great platform that you can use to market your restaurant or café. But there’s a catch; over 95 million posts are made daily.

Facebook Launches New Process to Convert Still Images to Video, New Ad Creative Guide

Social Media Today

Facebook is looking to help advertisers improve their Facebook ad performance by providing a new video option, and a new listing of tips

7 Psychology Facts That All Social Media Marketers Should Know

Buffer Social

What do psychology and social media have in common? A lot more than you might imagine! Believe it or not, there are some very scientific reasons that people like, share, comment, click, and even purchase products online.

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.

What the Teens Are Up To: Most Used Social Channels

Ignite Social Media

While parenting a 13-year-old, I realized two things: first, I’m old and second, social media wasn’t a thing when I was a teen. To stay relevant to my ever-growing bundle of joy, I’ve had to dive into apps I otherwise wouldn’t use as much.

Collect Leads from a Facebook Canvas Contact Form (and Target Them)

Jon Loomer

Last week, I provided you with a step-by-step for how to create a Facebook Canvas contact form. But once you create these ads, how do you collect the leads? And how do you target those who engage with these forms?

Six Links Worthy of Your Attention #425

Twist Image

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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5 Social Media Mistakes (Plus the Number One Mistake to Avoid)

Social Media Today

Avoid these social media marketing mistakes in order to maximize your efforts

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

As with anything in life, it's easy to skip to the easy part. I love chocolate cake and I usually go straight to the frosting. Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.

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Do You Need a Social Media Consultant?

Ignite Social Media

Now, we may be biased, but whether you’re a small business or an established corporation, social media marketing is a vital marketing channel.

What Should I Do with Trolls on My YouTube Videos?

agora pulse

Ever scrolled through the YouTube comments section on a cool video you just watched? Then you’ve seen comments from the terrible YouTube trolls. Not these guys. YouTube trolls (and their other social media counterparts) are nothing like the adorable cartoon variety.

IGTV: Welcome to Instagram’s Youtube-Like Video Channel

Meltwater

Instagram has officially announced its intention to become a video platform that lies somewhere between Snapchat and Youtube. The video app and hub will be known as IGTV (Instagram TV)… Read More >>>.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

A Beginners Guide to Facebook Messenger Chatbots [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Have you considered the potential of a Facebook Messenger chatbot for your business

How to Land and Keep Clients in the Social Media Business

Socialmedia.biz

How to Review Competitors’ Ads On Facebook

Ignite Social Media

In an effort to create more transparency after their big privacy debacle , Facebook has released a way to view all ads that a page is currently running across Facebook, Instagram and the Messenger and Audience networks.

Take Your Blogging To The Next Level

The Social Media Hat

Here are a number of articles I've published which you can spend some time reviewing and learn several key techniques and aspects of blogging that will help you

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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