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.

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.

Twitter Best Practices For 2016


Check out my three Twitter best practices for 2016 and beyond! Twitter Best Practices For 2016. The post Twitter Best Practices For 2016 appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company.

Takeaways from Launch Scale 2016

“Pick things from other companies that you love and put them into your own company,” she said. ” Hsieh famously said , “Zappos is a customer service company that happens to sell shoes.” And the current investors have more confidence in the company.”

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#measurePR Recap (July 2016): Smart Reporting

Waxing UnLyrical

Aly’s response was awesome: A1 #measurePR — I’m a PR pro living in a software company and I honestly don’t know how this happened. — Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) July 12, 2016. Heather Whaling (@prtini) July 12, 2016.

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2016 Q1 Facebook Data

The Realtime Report

2016 Q1 Facebook Data By Dr. Hannu Verkasalo. 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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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. Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology (Jay Baer). 2016 was my 2nd year being paid as an Adobe Insider to cover the event.

Marketing Dos and Don’ts for 2016


2015 must have been a pretty good year because you are still in business in 2016. Companies like Primary Intelligence offer business analytics services that are designed to get at the heart of where the breakdown is in your process. In 2016, be sure to collect analytics and go mobile.

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115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

73% of companies recently reported that they have successfully hired a candidate from a social media search. Facebook LinkedIn Pinterest Social Media Marketing Twitter future of social media Instagram millennials Reddit social media facts social media news social media statistics 2016 Tumblr

Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics


These features will help companies engage their audience, as well as compare their current performance to competitors. The post Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics appeared first on Devumi. Just recently, the popular social networking site LinkedIn introduced two new features.

Test driving the 2016 Chevy Volt

Here’s my iPhone photo of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. M ore and more of us, directly or indirectly, are turning into brand advocates for the companies and products we love or admire. Would you like to try out the 2016 Chevy Volt for a week?

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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).

ICYMI: 11 Of The Best Insights From #SMWLDN 2016


Not business leaders themselves who have a company to run.” The companies may create the tech, but it’s the users that set the rules and the context. The post ICYMI: 11 Of The Best Insights From #SMWLDN 2016 appeared first on Audiense.

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


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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Evolving Social Landscape – Social Media Channel Updates in 2016

Ignite Social Media

That’s why today you are going to be put through a crash course in some of the latest social media channel updates to various big time social media platforms in 2016, and there are A LOT. This feature is currently in the trial run phase with several companies.

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

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49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

In addition, 96% of all B2C and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. Yet within the 50 largest global companies, not one CEO is active on Facebook. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. in 2016, and 85.8% companies.

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. A lot of companies see that we make explainer videos, and they think video marketing stops there. 96% of B2B companies are planning to use video in their content marketing over the next year.

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3 Changes in Social Media We’re Thankful for This Year

Ignite Social Media

We’ve almost made it to the end of 2016. Because when you’re doing customer service on a channel that maxes out at 140 characters and you have to include a username, link, and language from your company’s legal department in your response, sh*t gets real. Congratulations, everyone!

How Top Companies Use GIFs on Twitter

Convince & Convert

While the ability to search and send GIFs in tweets and direct messages debuted in late February, Twitter decided to up the ante on March 3, 2016 with an impromptu #GIFparty. Twitter (@twitter) March 3, 2016. Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) March 4, 2016. NHL (@NHL) March 3, 2016.

Why Inbound Marketing Is So Important For Your Business


Both established and new customers become part of your company’s journey, sort of a VIP, behind the scenes pass. Whether your company is big or small, inbound is 10x more effective for increasing: Website Traffic.

Harambe Live: Secrets to blowing up your company’s social channels

Harambe, the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla that became the biggest Internet meme of 2016, is now the subject of a tribute and viral marketing event. V iral marketer Vincent Dignan is on a 100-date world tour right now, teaching companies how to blow up their social channels.

Why Podcasting Is The New Marketing For 2016 (And Beyond)?


Why Podcasting Is The New Marketing For 2016 (And Beyond)? All a company needs in order to record a podcast is a computer, microphone, and an interesting topic. Podcasts have the opportunity to allow companies to share their advice on certain topics and niches.

Google Search Console Search Analytics: Last Updated May 3, 2016

Bill Hartzer

Google Search Console’s Search Analytics feature, the feature that allows you to see the keywords, impressions, clicks, and average position of your website’s pages, has not been updated since May 3, 2016.

Social Media Updates: May


It’s awesome because live video removes the barriers between brand and customer, allowing you to put a face to the company and to speak directly and casually to them, whether you are offering thought leadership, or insights into your solutions.

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

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, Neil created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world. Fast Company called her “A veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz and the Pied Piper of the Online World.” Companies that want to be on the leading edge would do well to integrate Facebook Live video into their marketing strategies. Sujan is a key partner in software companies Mailshake , Narrow , Quuu and

How HR Technology Can Increase Your Company’s Bottom Line

The Realtime Report

How HR Technology Can Increase Your Company’s Bottom Line. No company could stay in business long if it doesn’t realize a profit. The higher your company’s profit margin, the larger you can grow and that is of course a given.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Be patient when changing mindset within a company that is new to social media and digital marketing strategies and tactics. 2016 Social Media & Digital Marketing Predictions . Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex.

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. 88% of B2B companies use content marketing.

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6 Accidental Ways Companies Kill Innovation

Convince & Convert

Companies pursue innovation with the best of intentions. The company wants to evolve; the company needs to evolve. But, well, then the company starts acting like a company again. The company returns to its status quo. Don’t let your company be an idea killer.

16 Smart Inside Sales Trends In 2016 [Infographic]

Social Selling Masters

In this post, we’ll be examining the smartest sales trends to emerge in 2016. Job descriptions are constantly changing as companies continue to evolve. Learning will continue to form an important aspect in 2016, with online corporate training expected to grow by 13% by year-end.

How IHOP Got Personal for National Pancake Day 2016

Convince & Convert

Since 2006, the company has celebrated its namesake holiday by offering consumers a free stack of pancakes for an optional donation to charities in the communities in which IHOP operates. IHOP (@IHOP) March 3, 2016. With $20 million raised since 2006 and a 2016 goal of $3.5

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What Leading Candidates Need To Land A Top Social Media Job In 2016


Show You Can Think From The Company’s Perspective. Every company needs to have something that stands out about them, and a way to communicate that to their audience. Talk to companies about what their potential USSP could be – Unique Social Selling Point.

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16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? 86% of B2B companies surveyed are currently blogging, along with 77% of B2C companies. 62% of B2B technology companies use a blog to market their products.

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Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology

Convince & Convert

Marketing Cloud (@AdobeMktgCloud) March 22, 2016. But let’s not pretend that giving your customers a better, faster, easier interaction is some 2016 invention. JoinCapgemini) March 23, 2016. Image via Unsplash. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

All 100 of the top global brands maintain at least one company YouTube channel, and more than half (27 of 50) of CEOs in top global companies have appeared in a company video. 45% said they haven’t been able to show social media’s impact on their companies’ performance at all.

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

But F8 2016 provided hit after hit after hit to help the publisher. Here are 10 Facebook changes announced at F8 2016 that are pretty awesome for publishers… Here are 10 Facebook changes announced at F8 2016 that are pretty awesome for publishers… Click To Tweet.

5 Curious Twitter Facts About the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Talkwalker SM

The 2016 U.S. For our infographic below, we’ve looked at Twitter data from 18 January to 15 February 2016 to see how candidates have kicked off their campaigns in 2016. Find social intelligence insights for your campaign, company or brand with a free Talkwalker demo.

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.

The Future of Social Media (And How to Prepare For It): The State of Social Media 2016 Report

Buffer Social

To better understand how social media marketing is changing, we collected data from over 1,200 marketers to create the State of Social Media 2016 report. Social media spend is stable (only 7% of companies are decreasing their social media marketing budgets) . Company size.

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