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5 Social Media & Digital Marketing “Must Haves” for 2016

yMarketingMatters

In this Part One, I recommend concentrating on and implementing the following “Must Have” tactics in 2016 to see fast, powerful and reliable results in your marketing and sales for your B2C or B2B business. Five “Must Have” Tactics for 2016.

Your 2016 PR Goal

Spin Sucks

I hope everyone had really nice holidays and you’re refreshed and ready to kick off 2016 with a bang. So, rather than beat myself up about that, I thought it’d be more fun to talk about your PR goal for 2016. The 2016 PR Trends. T: by December 31, 2016.

The 2016 Modern Blogging Masterclass

Spin Sucks

The post The 2016 Modern Blogging Masterclass appeared first on Spin Sucks. The Modern Blogging Masterclass, a four-week, fully produced online course from Spin Sucks, is now available. Learn how to integrate owned and earned media to drive real business results.

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Rio 2016 Tops Twitter in 2016

SocialTimes Twitter

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games was the most-discussed topic on Twitter during 2016. Chief marketing officer Leslie Berland delivered the social network’s wrap-up of 2016 in a blog post , saying that the top 10 global trends on Twitter for 2016 were: 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive

The 2016 Spin Sucks Book Recommendations

Spin Sucks

The post The 2016 Spin Sucks Book Recommendations appeared first on Spin Sucks. It's time for the summer book recommendations from Spin Sucks. Gini Dietrich admits she's either reading the wrong stuff or has become a harder critic.

PR Earned its Place Long Before 2016

Spin Sucks

It's true PR has always been an add-on, but to say it's finally earned its place at the strategy table in 2016 is bunk. The post PR Earned its Place Long Before 2016 appeared first on Spin Sucks.

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#measurePR Recap (September 2016): 2nd Annual #measurePR-palooza

Waxing UnLyrical

Sahana (@hellosahana) September 8, 2016. Richard Bagnall (@richardbagnall) September 8, 2016. Richard Bagnall (@richardbagnall) September 8, 2016. (We’ve Angela Sinickas (@sinickasa) September 8, 2016. Katie Delahaye Paine (@queenofmetrics) September 8, 2016.

5 Social Media & Digital Marketing “Must Haves” for 2016 – Part II

yMarketingMatters

In Part I , I gave you a bird’s eye view of what is only going to INCREASE in 2016 and recommended concentrating on and implementing these “Must Have” tactics to see fast, powerful and reliable results in your marketing and sales for your B2C or B2B business: Consumers Are Social. Here is a quick snapshot of each channel to help you: Facebook is #1: Facebook will continue to be the dominant social media platform in 2016. for 2016 is estimated to reach 198.5

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Twitter: 187 Million Tweets on 2016 Summer Olympic Games

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter released new data Monday, which analyzed millions of tweets posted about the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 16, 2016. Readers: Did you follow the 2016 Summer Olympic Games on Twitter?

The 2016 PR Trends…How Did the PR Industry Do?

Spin Sucks

But, before we join the fray, Gini Dietrich takes a look at how the industry did against the 2016 PR trends. The post The 2016 PR Trends…How Did the PR Industry Do? It's the time of the year that everyone and their brothers makes predictions for the following year. appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter, Vine and Periscope are ready for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro. detailed the social network’s and apps’ Rio 2016 features in a blog post. Twitter users: Are you ready for Rio 2016?

Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016

Kikolani

You're reading Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016 , originally posted on Kikolani , authored and copyrighted by Jason Daszkewicz. The Ultimate Guide to 160+ Business and Digital Marketing Conferences in 2016.

Five Top-Rated Social Media Management Tools for 2016 [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Lilach Bullock. What is the “best” social media management tool out right now? Every social media manager has a preferred one that they always use, and it’s usually one of a handful of the top social media management tools on the market.

Five Networking Conversations You Need to Have Before 2016 Ends

Spin Sucks

The post Five Networking Conversations You Need to Have Before 2016 Ends appeared first on Spin Sucks. How would you rate your networking skills? Is there room for improvement? What are you doing on a daily basis to get better at it? You think you don't have time, because you're too busy?

All Facebook Image Dimensions and Ad Specs [2016]

Jon Loomer

The post All Facebook Image Dimensions and Ad Specs [2016] appeared first on Jon Loomer Digital. What are the Facebook image dimensions for ads and pages now? They’re constantly changing. It’s why I need to keep creating new infographics!

Twitter Unveils Emojis for 2016 Paralympic Games

SocialTimes Twitter

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games may be history, but Twitter hasn’t packed up and left Rio de Janeiro yet: The 2016 Paralympic Games begin Wednesday. — snap: cpboficial (@cpboficial) August 31, 2016. — Rio 2016 (@Rio2016) September 2, 2016.

10 Standout Social Media Marketing Examples From 2016

Sprout Social

In order to help get those creative juices flowing, we’ve put together a list of some of the top social media marketing examples of 2016. BarkBox was very creative on social media in 2016, with a particular focus on YouTube and Instagram.

Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin Aug. Readers: Are you ready for the 2016 Summer Olympics? Infographics Twitter 2016 Summer Olympic Games advertising Brazil Jay Bavishi Marketing Olympic Games Olympics Research Now Rio de Janeiro Sports Summer Olympics Videos

RIP: Social Media Networks & Features that Died in 2016

Ignite Social Media

Needless to say, a lot of newsworthy events happened in 2016. We will start with maybe one of the more shocking channels that saw its last updates in 2016, Vine. Meerkat was another social platform that went under in 2016.

5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2016

Ignite Social Media

While the year isn’t over just yet, a lot has already happened in 2016. The post 5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2016 appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

Rio 2016: 1.5 Billion Facebook Interactions; 916 Million on Instagram

SocialTimes Facebook

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games spurred 1.5 Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that the five posts that tallied the most likes, comments and shares during Rio 2016 were: Cristiano Ronaldo congratulates Usain Bolt (below). Posted by Michael Phelps on Saturday, August 13, 2016. The top 10 athletes in terms of follower growth during Rio 2016 were: Biles, 1.9 A photo posted by Nj neymarjr (@neymarjr) on Aug 20, 2016 at 5:40pm PDT.

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Talkwalker SM

But when it comes to live events, Super Bowl 2016 showed Twitter is still the platform of choice for viral marketing. SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS social listening super bowl 2016 super bowl commercials viral marketing

Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted. The social network pointed out that its initial hackathon of 2016 was also its 50th companywide hackathon, so it was dubbed the Global Hack Jubilee.

Popular Social Media Topics of 2016

Ignite Social Media

2016 has been a very eventful year, especially in the world of social media marketing. The Ignite Mystery Trip 2016: Destination Revealed , by Jessica Gaylord. 2016 had a lot going on, and i’m sure next year won’t be any different.

115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook LinkedIn Pinterest Social Media Marketing Twitter future of social media Instagram millennials Reddit social media facts social media news social media statistics 2016 TumblrGuest post by Josh Wardini.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

in 2016, and 85.8% eMarketer predicts that number will jump to nearly 49% in 2016, and, by 2017, increase to 70.7% B2C marketers are significantly more likely (49%) than B2B marketers (32%) to say they plan to increase activities on Instagram in 2016.

Five Social Media Trends for 2016

Spin Sucks

Grab your cup of coffee and let’s discuss what brands should focus on in 2016. 2016 will be another great year for Instagram. My tip for them in 2016? Those are my predictions for social media trends in 2016. What do you think are the social media trends for 2016?

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Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced a host of features in advance of Friday’s Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Facebook users: Are you ready for Rio 2016?

33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences.

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A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

billion in the third quarter of 2016, up 56 percent from $4.5 billion, and mobile represented 84 percent of total ad revenue in the third quarter of 2016, up from 78 percent in the year-earlier period. The 2016 presidential election spurred more than 5.3

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10 Brands Killing It On Instagram in 2016

Talkwalker SM

Based on Talkwalker’s new and improved Instagram analytics (and our own appreciation), here are 10 brands killing it on Instagram to kickstart your social media strategy for the last months of 2016. between July 27th and September 8th , 2016).

20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

As a consequence, digital marketing budgets are predicted to increase by double-digit percentages this year, with the Internet becoming the largest medium for advertising in 2016—ahead of TV. The Internet will become the largest medium for advertising in 2016 (ahead of TV).

Why the Rebirth of Email Is Coming in 2016

Convince & Convert

Prediction #1: We’ll see many more positive media stories about email marketing than negative in 2016. Beacons, geofences, mobile bar codes, and app behavior triggers will further intertwine email and mobile in 2016 and beyond. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Hello 2016, Welcome Back Comments

Ari Herzog

A year after disabling blog comments, I’m bringing them back. At the time, I removed commenting partially because more people were sharing posts on social media than taking the time to write a comment and also because it was unproductive to manage increased spam.

Social Media Demographic Insights from the 2016 Presidential Race

SocialFish

Demographics Pro has analyzed the Twitter and Instagram reach of 8 presidential candidates in a new report released today, splitting their audiences by age, marital status, parental status, ethnicity, personal income and location by early primary and swing state.

Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

UEFA EURO 2016 kicked off Friday with host France’s 2-1 win over Romania, and Twitter and Facebook have soccer fans covered through the tournament’s final July 10. — UEFA EURO 2016 (@UEFAEURO) June 8, 2016. Readers: Are you ready for UEFA EURO 2016?

Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Video Marketing

Convince & Convert

Here are just some of the many reasons 2016 is the year of video marketing. 2016 is the year of video. Download the “5 Reasons Video MUST Be Part of Your 2016 Marketing Budget” infographic. January has come and gone, and February slipped out the door right behind it.

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Rio 2016, Week One: Michael Phelps Wins Facebook Gold

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook users have spent the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games focused on the pool (and hoping it doesn’t turn green). Michael Phelps was the most-talked-about Olympic athlete on the social network during the first week of competition, while swimming was the most discussed event, and Canada was the top country discussing Rio 2016 in terms of percentage of monthly active users. Readers: Did you interact on Facebook during the first week of Rio 2016?

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

2016 Social Media & Digital Marketing Predictions . How to Build an Emotional Brand – 8 Foundations to More Human Brand Connections 10 Questions You Must Answer Yourself Before Hiring a Social Media Agency in 2016.