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PR Ethics … “You CAN Handle the Truth”

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Kirk Hazlett. Jack Nicholson’s explosive response to Tom Cruise’s relentless questioning in “A Few Good Men” more than a quarter-century ago has always hung out in the back of my mind as I’ve worked with employers and clients over the years. “ You can’t handle the truth.”.

[SOLVED] Uploading Photos To Instagram AND Responding To Comments From Your Laptop Or Desktop

SocMed Sean

As you probably, Instagram is really a mobile-based application, which means it’s difficult to upload photos to Instagram from your PC or Mac. There is a web version of Instagram, but it is VERY limited as to feature-funtionaly, really just letting you view photos and read comments.

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Facebook Will Now Allow Pages to Join Facebook Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook will now allow Pages to contribute within Groups as Pages, a small but relevant update for marketers

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Q4 Content Calendar: Important Dates and Campaign Ideas for Small Businesses

Buffer Social

The last quarter of the year is always a busy one for marketers. Between October and the end of December, we have the holiday season, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and more. Each of these dates provides an opportunity for your business to connect with your audience and target customers.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Facebook Partner Categories Removed: What Now?

Jon Loomer

Facebook’s removal of Partner Category targeting options has been a topic for some months now. However, Facebook recently sent out an email to advertisers, warning them that they may have campaigns using these now-defunct targeting options.

Social data for media planning (III): how to reach a specific audience and measure performance

Audiense

This week we finish our series of posts about how to use social data to enrich media strategies. Today we address the last two phases of a campaign: the carrying out of the campaign itself (to reach a specific audience) and the post-campaign analysis. Media Strategy

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The Future of eCommerce: 60 Stats and Trends for 2019 and Beyond [Infographic]

Social Media Today

What are the key eCommerce trends you need to be aware of in your strategic planning? Check out this infographic

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How to Discover Irresistible Content Ideas Using Reddit, YouTube, Quora, and Online Communities

Buffer Social

Where and how am I going to find my next great content ideas? We’ve all asked this question at one time or another.

Quick Facebook Ads Tests To Run Now for Q4

Jon Loomer

The fourth quarter is the most wonderful time of the year for direct-response Facebook advertisers. Consumers are actively online and looking to purchase. They intentionally want to buy gifts for family, friends, and even themselves.

Instagram Builds Shopping App to Compete with Amazon

Socialmedia.biz

In a bid to compete with online shopping services such as Amazon, the social media site Instagram is currently developing a shopping app of its own.

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.

5 Tips for a Flawless Holiday Social Campaign

Ignite Social Media

Hard to believe we are turning a sharp corner into the last quarter of the year and it’s time to start planning your holiday social campaign. Q4 is make or break for a lot of businesses and each year, the competition grows.

Facebook Releases New Report into the Evolving Path to Purchase [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook has released a new report which looks at the modern path to purchase, the role digital platforms play ni the process

Using Pinterest to market wedding brands, services and venues

Sprout Social

Forty million people a year use Pinterest to plan for their wedding. If you’re in the wedding industry, Pinterest needs to be one of the networks that you focus on. To start getting a sense of what Pinners explore in wedding topics, look through the wedding category. Wedding cakes alone has 896.3k followers. These categories and boards amount to a wealth of insight into what users want out of their research when they’re planning a wedding.

Wrike Review: How to use Wrike for Managing your Marketing Projects

Razor Social

Still using spreadsheets to manage your marketing projects? Or maybe a task management tool? There’s nothing wrong with either but when a project gets complicated you need more than this. How about a project management tool that provides functionality specific to marketing? Product launches.

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.

How to Increase Your Traffic On Pinterest

Socialmedia.biz

Regardless of whether you work in your business full or part-time, Pinterest can help drive traffic to your website. However, figuring out where to start and how to focus your efforts can seem almost impossible.

Social Media Moving Towards Private Messaging

Ignite Social Media

There’s an indication that a big shift is happening across social channels and it involves moving everything into private messaging.

Your Ultimate Social Media Checklist [Infographic]

Social Media Today

This checklist will help you maximize your time, and allocate effort to revising and updating your social media marketing strategy on a regular basis

Stop Listening to Social Media Gurus and Build Your Own Digital and Social Marketing Plan

Pam Moore

How much time have you spent the past 12 months watching videos, reading blog posts, listening to podcasts, attending webinars, participating at live in person industry events with a goal of hoping to learn the path to success in the online world?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Are You a Social Media Extrovert or Introvert? Notes from the Meltwater Social Media Summit

Meltwater

While the bold easily find their stride online, social media has made even the shyest among us into extroverts. Numbers tell this story best. In his annually updated Socialniomics video,… Read More >>>. Social Media

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How to Livestream a Canon EOS M50 eg YouTube or Facebook Live

Laurel Papworth

I have an EOS M50 camera and I wanted to use it for livestreaming on both Facebook Live and YouTube Live. It was challenging to work out but I did it! ??. How I connect my Canon EOS M50 to Facebook Live or YouTube Live or Twitch via OBS. 2018 version. Took me a while to figure out, so here it is ??.

Breaking Down Instagram Stories Creative Tools

Ignite Social Media

Over the last few months, Instagram rolled out a slew of new features and updates for Stories, its rapidly growing, ephemeral content sharing section of the app.

Facebook Ad Frequency: How High Is Too High?

Social Media Today

Managing your Facebook ad frequency is critical to optimizing performance. Here's some research on optimal ad frequency rates

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

What is a Social Storefront—and why do you need one?

Pixlee

You probably encounter social storefronts several times a day but may not know exactly what they are. A social storefront is a functional ecommerce store within an established social media network. Having a social media presence gives brands a chance to engage with customers and to mold the perception of a product, service, or mission.

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Instagram for PR: Make the Most of the Latest Updates

Meltwater

We've previously covered how Instagram is quickly becoming the darling social media channel for the PR set.That's why keeping up with the best way to create content for an engaged… Read More >>>. Social Media

Benefits of Using Services of Digital Marketing Agencies

Social Media Marketing

Online business has hit all time high worldwide, as major and minor organizations are building their own websites and attempting to woo the internet public. Marketing online is hugely different from offline promoting, as the strategies of wooing consumers differ enormously.

How to roll out a hybrid paid & organic social media strategy

Sprout Social

Racking your brain trying to choose between an organic or paid social media strategy? Here’s a much simpler question to ask yourself: “Why not both?” ” Sure, the main appeal of social media is that it offers a totally free avenue for brands to grow and connect with customers. The reality, though? Social media is becoming more and more of a pay-to-play channel. The recent Facebook algorithm update throttling brands’ organic reach is merely a sign of things to come.

Instagram Adds New Shopping Options to Boost Revenue Potential

Social Media Today

Instagram is expanding its shopping options to encourage more business activity within the app

The Biggest Success of Nike’s “Just Do It” Campaign May Be User-Generated Content

Pixlee

For the 30th anniversary of Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign, the sneaker brand made a risky move by taking a stance on a fraught cultural topic. Since then, Nike has faced some backlash by fans boycotting brand products, but these reactions represent only a fraction of Nike’s customer base.

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Tasty Pins Plugin – 5 Reasons that Will Make You Love This Pinterest Tool

Socially Sorted

Are you using Tasty Pins Plugin for Pinterest on WordPress? If you’re not yet using this Pinterest Tool, then you need to be. In this post I tell you why you should consider adding Tasty Pins to your WordPress Plugins and how to leverage it to skyrocket your content shares. // Read More. The post Tasty Pins Plugin – 5 Reasons that Will Make You Love This Pinterest Tool appeared first on Socially Sorted. Pinterest Social Media Tools Visual Content SEO visual content Wordpress

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How to Get Top Influencers to Work with Your Brand

The Social Media Hat

If you partner with the right influencers to promote your brand, you are likely to win the trust of their followers too. Here's how to start your Influencer Marketing

261: Breakthroughs that Grew My Blog from 30 Readers a Day to Profitable in Less Than 2 Years

ProBlogger

The post 261: Breakthroughs that Grew My Blog from 30 Readers a Day to Profitable in Less Than 2 Years appeared first on ProBlogger. Three Breakthrough Tips That Helped a Blogger Become Profitable.

15 Reasons Your Business Needs Online Reviews [Infographic]

Social Media Today

With more ways than ever for consumers to share their opinion, reviews are now a crucial consideration for your marketing strategy

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