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. The post Popular Social Media Topics of 2016 appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. Networks died, new features were rolled out and our own agency went through an exciting leadership change.

True or False? Revisiting Our 2016 Social Media Predictions

Ignite Social Media

2016 proved to be an exciting year in social media. At the end of 2015 , we made a list of predictions that we thought would happen in 2016. Just a few of our 2016 predictions and what ultimately became of them. Revisiting Our 2016 Social Media Predictions appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. From Snapchat to Facebook Live and everything in-between, social media continues to evolve and adapt to our changing lifestyle.

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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. In April of 2016, Twitter re-categorized itself on the app store, moving from a ‘Social Networking’ app to a ‘News’ app. Which social networks or features were you most surprised to see disappear in 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. Blogging Business Top 10 WordPress Themes WordPress Theme Frameworks WordPress Theme Frameworks 2016 wordpress themesWordPress theme frameworks provide website owners with a theme’s basic functionality and allow them to modify its look and feel.

#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. Chip Griffin (@ChipGriffin) September 8, 2016. Johna Burke (@gojohnab) September 8, 2016. Pierre-Loic Assayag (@pierreloic) September 8, 2016. Johna Burke (@gojohnab) September 8, 2016.

Customer Experience: The Future of Business & Marketing #AdobeSummit 2016 Recap

Pam Moore

2016 was my 2nd year being paid as an Adobe Insider to cover the event. Recap of the Adobe Summit 2016 event in Las Vegas. 2016 was my 2nd year being paid as an Adobe Insider to cover the event. In March I spent almost a week with 10k digital marketers at the Adobe Summit event. Once again we were honored to take our #GetRealChat on the road and chatted on Twitter with the Adobe team and other industry leaders live from the event in Las Vegas.

3 Effective Ways to Spend the Rest of Your 2016 Media Budget

Ignite Social Media

Here are some ways you can spend your 2016 media budget wisely within in the few weeks left in the year. The post 3 Effective Ways to Spend the Rest of Your 2016 Media Budget appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. December is a busy time for us advertisers as we’re looking to spend budgets by the end of the year. This benefits us in a few ways.

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Join Us At 2016 Social Fresh Conference – Special Discounted Rate

Ignite Social Media

You’re invited to attend Social Fresh 2016 , a nationally recognized conference cited by industry leaders as the best social marketing conference. Social Fresh 2016 speakers include Spotify, American Heart Association, The Weather Channel,Cisco, Red Cross, HubSpot, The Economist, Citrix, Time Inc, FreshDirect, RE/MAX, Twitter, Alaskan Air, Full Sail University, Century 21 , and many more!

#measurePR Recap (October 2016): Measuring Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (October 2016): Measuring Content. So much has been going on, with all the travel… more on that soon! For now, let’s catch up on #measurePR. The October 13th edition of #measurePR focused on measuring content.

#measurePR Recap (November 2016): Measuring Engagement

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (November 2016): Measuring Engagement. The November edition of #measurePR focused on measuring engagement. Our trio of guests included: Ashley Brown , Head of Global Communications at Spredfast; Austin Gaule , Media Analysis Director at Universal Information Services; and Angie Jeffrey , Vice President Brand Management at ABX Advertising Benchmark Index.

Social Media Recap: December 2016

Meltwater

Kicking things off for December, a Five by Five report via Business Insider shows that… Read More.

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4 Top Social Media Promotions of 2016

Ignite Social Media

Throughout the year we keep our eyes peeled for those social media promotions that stick out from the pile, from the innovative to the simple activations, here are four of the top social media promotions that we felt shined in 2016. These are just a small handful of the promotions that were out there in 2016 that we felt deserved a head nod. Leaving 2016, we’re excited to see what new promotions surface for 2017.

Social Media Recap: October 2016

Meltwater

NPR Shows Us How to Tweet Like a HumanOften PR pros become distracted by their… Read More.

Social Media Recap: September 2016

Meltwater

Twitter drops and gives you 23 (extra characters) Say more about what's happening! Rolling out… Read More.

#measurePR Recap (July 2016): Smart Reporting

Waxing UnLyrical

Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Heather Whaling (@prtini) July 12, 2016. Heather Whaling (@prtini) July 12, 2016. Heather Whaling (@prtini) July 12, 2016. SU Social Commerce (@SocCommSU) July 12, 2016. Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Heather Whaling (@prtini) July 12, 2016. Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips.

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2016’s Best Data Visualization Tools

Meltwater

It's that time of year when analysts are busy with year-end reporting and our usual… Read More.

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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. For 2016, having a social media presence for your business is a must, not a choice , if you want to expand your customer reach. for 2016 (as seen in the graph below) is estimated to reach 198.5

Ignite Social Media Award Winning Work of 2016

Ignite Social Media

So we’d like to take some time to stop and look at some of our agency’s award winning work of 2016, and the impact we were able to make for our clients. 2016 Social Agency of the Year. But enough about ourselves, let’s get to our award winning client work of 2016. The post Ignite Social Media Award Winning Work of 2016 appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

2016 Q1 Facebook Data

The Realtime Report

2016 Q1 Facebook Data By Dr. Hannu Verkasalo. Facebook: – 4M users have accessed one of Facebook’s online services at least once during March 2016 in the US, which puts Facebook’s net reach in the US at 95.9%.*. Facebook is one of the biggest digital companies globally. Per our data collection, Facebook has 151m monthly users on smartphones and 75m on tablets in the U.S.,

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The 10 Best Social Media Roundup Blogs of 2016

agora pulse

Here are the roundup posts I’ve found most useful in 2016. ” Last week, I learned about Facebook’s “Creative Hub,” confirmed suspicions with a review of influencer marketing in 2016, and shook my groove thang to a disco-eque track by SlothBoogie. The post The 10 Best Social Media Roundup Blogs of 2016 appeared first on Agorapulse. How do you choose what social media news you read each day?

#measurePR Recap (Jan 2016): Happy New Year

Waxing UnLyrical

The first 2016 edition of #measurePR took place on January 12th at our brand new time (we’re testing it) from 8:30 to 9:30 pm ET. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (Jan 2016): Happy New Year. Here’s to another great year of PR measurement! We were lucky to welcome two special guests: Rebekah Iliff , Chief Strategy Officer of AirPR and Suzanne Blackburn , PR Manager for Experian Marketing Services. Here’s some of what we talked about.

#measurePR Recap (May 2016): Measuring Media Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (May 2016): Measuring Media Relations. The May edition of #measurePR brought together three fabulous guests who were ready to share their smarts on measuring media relations.

Enduring 2016 Team Building Activities

Meltwater

Creating an inspiring, and productive work culture requires more incentives than a generous salary. This… Read More.

Favorite Instagram Accounts of 2016

Jenn's Trends

There are millions of people (over 600 million, actually) who are… The post Favorite Instagram Accounts of 2016 appeared first on Jenn's Trends. Anyone who uses Instagram for more than a few seconds has their favorite Instagram accounts. We’re all drawn to different accounts for different reasons and we follow all sorts of different accounts. I have my faves for business, social media, celebrities, friends, and more.

#measurePR Recap (April 2016): Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer) April 14, 2016. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (April 2016): Influencer Marketing. The April edition of #measurePR brought together a group of pretty heavy-hitting influencers in our space to chat about – what else? – influencer marketing best practices, relationship-building, and measuring your efforts.

#measurePR Recap (Feb 2016): Measuring Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (Feb 2016): Measuring Community. Seeing as how February, as a month, is all about love, I wanted to focus this month’s #measurePR chat on the folks who give us the most love in our businesses: our community. So the February chat welcomed a trio of terrific guests: Post Planner CMO Rebekah Radice , Rosemary O’Neill of Hoop.la, and Karen Freberg , Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication at the University of Louisville.

#measurePR Recap (June 2016): Live from #AMECSummit

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (June 2016): Live from #AMECSummit. You know what’s awesome about a digital event? Doing it live from a REAL event! As you might remember, last week I moderated the June #measurePR Twitter chat live from the AMEC International Summit in London.

10 Things I Thought About in 2016 that Will Still Matter in 2017

Direct Marketing Observations

It’s rather interesting in that you can track my thinking in the tech industry in 2016 and see how much we might be thinking about it in 2017. January 2016. February and March of 2016 Digital Transformation. April 2016. May/June 2016. ” July /August 2016. September/October 2016. November/December 2016. Which takes me to December 16th 2016. These are the things I thought in 2016.

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Raising Social Awareness: 2016’s Top Instagram Hashtag Campaigns

Meltwater

Remember the "Just Say No" or “Stop, drop, and roll” campaigns from the 1980s? In… Read More.

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 marketingThe Super Bowl is one of the biggest global events for both the sporting world and for brands.

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. Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. Everyone is talking about it but very few are actually doing it!

ICYMI: 11 Of The Best Insights From #SMWLDN 2016

Audiense

The post ICYMI: 11 Of The Best Insights From #SMWLDN 2016 appeared first on Audiense. Last week, the eyes of everyone who’s anyone in UK social media were focussed on the BFI as London’s annual Social Media Week took place. Some of the brightest minds in the industry gave their thoughts on what’s working, the strategies we needed to think about, and the direction of the industry.

Before you start tweeting about the 2016 Olympics, read this!

Janet Fouts

There are specific rules about the use of relevant content to the 2016 Olympics on social media platforms. Get to know them before you share. Corporate Social Media Social Media Tips and Tricks branding Social Media Twitter

3 Social Media Strategy Lessons Learned in 2016

Ignite Social Media

2016 was a year of change in social media marketing. While this will always be the space of frequent change, 2016 was marked with continued growth among the “baby” networks (Snapchat), an evolution of content (video is now a top priority), and a notable swing in how users are interacting on the platforms (increasingly reading/digesting and sharing less of their own information).

#measurePR Recap (March 2016): Meet the Measurement Mavens

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (March 2016): Meet the Measurement Mavens. From Women’s History Month to International Women’s Day, March is all about women. Amirite ladies? This month’s #measurePR’s edition was no exception. I was absolutely delighted to welcome back three of the most notable women in measurement as guests: Jen Zingsheim , Sally Falkow , and the redoutable Katie Delahaye Paine. Here’s some of what we talked about.

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. Here’s that post , if curious. New to this blog are two plugins. Postmatic delivers post content and comments by email. .

10 Top Influencers to Guide You through the Social-Media Jungle in 2016

Socialmedia.biz

in 2016, and listed as one of the top 50 content marketing influencers globally in 2015. Post by Adi Englander. Social media, like life, is a rollercoaster of ups and downs. It’s full of supporters and fans, as well as friction, surprises and risks. A marketing manager could wake up to discover worldwide approval for a witty tweet, only to face a tidal wave of bad press an hour later because of a hashtag that went wrong.

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. Blogging Business Top 10 WordPress Themes WordPress Theme Frameworks WordPress Theme Frameworks 2016 wordpress themesWordPress theme frameworks provide website owners with a theme’s basic functionality and allow them to modify its look and feel.

The 5 Key 2016 Podcast Statistics

Convince & Convert

Edison first waived the flag on the explosive growth of podcasts in last year’s Infinite Dial study, but their new, 2016 podcast statistics show that momentum is building for the medium. Podcast Listening Grew 23% Between 2015 and 2016. In 2016 it’s a much different story: 64% of podcasts are being listened to on a smartphone or tablet. I’ve just given you a tiny taste with these 2016 podcast statistics.

7 Reasons Why Ecommerce Websites Are Underperforming in 2016

Kikolani

You're reading 7 Reasons Why Ecommerce Websites Are Underperforming in 2016 , originally posted on Kikolani , authored and copyrighted by Jaffer Wilson. The Ultimate Guide to 160+ Business and Digital Marketing Conferences in 2016. The whole world has accepted the digital media for business. Everyone knows the limitations of physical market over the online market. Physical market businesspersons were eager and always optimize their shops with various trendy material.

Test driving the 2016 Chevy Volt

Socialmedia.biz

Here’s my iPhone photo of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Would you like to try out the 2016 Chevy Volt for a week? Soon I learned it was named 2016 Green Car of the Year by the Green Car Journal (which isn’t on my coffeetable but sounds like a credible authority). The 2016 Volt will have a shortened model year, making way for the 2017 Volt’s arrival this coming right around now, according to published reports.

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My Life: A 2016 Recap

Taylor Marek

let me just say it's been YEARS since I last updated this blog. Well, I know at least. You may be new here or a long time reader coming back for a visit. A fond welcome to the both of you. :) Between. General

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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). With over 500 million monthly active users , Instagram has become a prime target for brands trying to reach new audience segments. After all, an image is worth a thousand words (and works in several languages).