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Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! Changes to News Feed Ranking: Facebook announced another change to the algorithm that determines what people see in the news feed. Periscope Live Button on Mobile Twitter Apps!

Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

Sometimes the big social networks roll out features (or forget to roll them out) that work for the majority of the users, but just don’t make sense to some of us. By using this URL, Facebook automatically switches your feed to Most Recent instead of Top Stories!

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10 Ways Small Business Can Use Facebook Live Video Streaming

Pam Moore

Facebook Live video streaming enables brands and businesses of all sizes to tap into the power of video marketing and social media. Social media, digital marketing and video marketing is changing the world of marketing and communication.

Social Media Updates January

yMarketingMatters

The first month of 2016 is behind us and we’re already in February! There have been some important social media updates in January. Read more detailed information from Social Media Examiner. Examples of How to Maximize Local Awareness Ads by Social Media Today.

Social Media Updates – February

yMarketingMatters

The month of love saw many new social media updates that I loved. Here are the latest social media updates and changes to help you optimize and make the most of your social media marketing efforts for your business. Consumers Are Mobile.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. Implementation Cool Social Tools

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Gaming Aggressively Promoted Over Social Media

The Realtime Report

Gaming Aggressively Promoted Over Social Media. Online gaming is aggressively promoted over social media, which is an interesting lesson in the power of social today. Social media is certainly helping the online casino world as a whole.

4 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of your Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

Often times social media content is thought of like speed dating – you make a quick connection, enjoy it while it lasts, and then you move on to the next suiter, only to smile somberly at the memory of that special someone in the weeks to come.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools.

5 Facebook Ad Types That Improve Mobile Engagement

agora pulse

What’s the best way to engage mobile users on Facebook with sponsored content? Use at least one the following five Facebook ad types to improve mobile engagement and effortlessly build trust with your brand. Facebook Lead Ads are specifically designed for mobile traffic.

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How To Keep Up With A Million Social Media Changes

agora pulse

Social media marketing never stands still. New platforms, changes to algorithms, new features, new opportunities to integrate social media marketing. You have to stay on top of all these social media changes while also giving great service to your clients.

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

Incorporating social media into P2P fundraising can amplify your fundraising efforts and tap into your supporters’ extended networks. After all, social media is a significant aspect of people’s lives. So, it’s no secret that nonprofits need to be social media savvy.

The Single Most Important Trend to Consider in Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Over the nearly 9 years I’ve been here at Ignite Social Media I have been fortunate enough to have hands on experience working with brands to develop an overarching social media strategy that meets their business and marketing objectives.

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5 Essential Chrome Extensions for Social Media Management

agora pulse

There are millions of Chrome extensions for your favorite Internet browser but as a social media manager you need the ones that will help to ease your busy schedule. In this article, I’m going to tell you my five essential Chrome extensions for social media managers.

15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone

Razor Social

Using your mobile for social media marketing will make you more productive and efficient when marketing your business on social media. You have your mobile with you 24 hours a day so you might as well get more benefit from it!

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Convince & Convert

Social media platforms are always being updated, which means they’re constantly changing their profile and cover photo dimensions, layouts, and dimensions for uploaded images. Visual storytelling is becoming an increasingly important aspect of the social web—and Facebook is well aware.

Instagram Introduces New Business Profiles

yMarketingMatters

Insights on Instagram give businesses actionable information about who their followers are and which posts resonate better than others—all from within the mobile app. The app is one of the most popular social networks worldwide. More than one-third of mobile phone users (89.4

How to Get Ahead of This Year’s Social Media Trends

Convince & Convert

As mid-year approaches, you may be looking back at your social media plans and goals for the year and realizing they need attention. So far in 2016, we’ve already seen the following moves: Facebook launched Reactions and Facebook Live video to all users, and doubled down on Messenger.

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How to Keep Your Social Media Marketing Going While You’re on Vacation

agora pulse

You have one last chance to squeeze in a vacation before the busy fall season begins, and I can take one concern off of your list: keeping your social media running while you’re away from your business. Take stock of the social networks you use and think about the purpose of each one.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

Right now, the standards we expect on the web are being re-written for mobile. The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Why Stories are the new News Feed.

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Free Social Media Tools We Love: Nuzzel

agora pulse

If you ask any social media manager what they love about their job, they’re not going to respond with “Content curation. Then you have to scroll through those sites’ feeds every day to see what content is worth sharing on your networks.

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Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

SocMed Sean

She loves social networking and wants to share her knowledge with other users so they can protect themselves, making the internet a safer place. Creating optimum security for your social space is a multi-faceted activity, and unfortunately, simply pushing a few buttons will not suffice.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success.

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Where Social Media Is Headed in 2017: The Biggest Trends to Watch For

Buffer Social

What does the future look like for social media? As part of our State of Social Media week, it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead. 2016 has been another record-setting year for Facebook.

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3 New Apps You Should Use for Social Content Creation

Ignite Social Media

Official Description: “Facetune helps you look your Hollywood best, even in photos taken on mobile phones.” If you’re at all involved in social media, you’ve recently seen your feed move back and forth in the most adorable manner over and over again.

Get Your Social Media Inbox To Zero

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Get Your Social Media Inbox To Zero. Take Control Over Your Social Media Mentions And Messages. " Clearly Yogi wasn't talking about social media or social media tools, but I think it's the right sentiment nonetheless.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Check out these statistics published by Facebook as of March, 2016. billion daily active users on average for March 2016. 989 million mobile daily active users on average for March 2016.

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Never Miss Important Social Media Updates

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Never Miss Important Social Media Updates. For bloggers and businesses, it's even more important to stay on top of the most important social posts. Note that the kind of notification will depend on the social network and your preferences.

5 Strategies for Boosting Engagement on Instagram

Convince & Convert

A recent update to Instagram’s feed sorting got marketers worried. A straight-forward chronological order will be replaced with Facebook-like algorithm that takes into account many social signals, including engagement and past likes to predict “relevancy” of posts.

6 Social Media Trends That Will Transform Your Business

Rebekah Radice

The social media landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, but then, you already know that. Heck, in 2015 alone, Twitter launched video autoplay, Blab rose to social stardom and Periscope grew to 1.85 First, anticipate social media trends that will impact your business.

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37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes. The list here includes free online courses in a number of social media-related topics and disciplines. What Is Social?

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Using Social Media Data for Targeting – How to Locate and Action Real Audience Insights

Kikolani

Pretty much everything you say and do on social media is trackable in real time. There are lots of ways to generate leads from social media , this just takes it to a whole new level. Mass media has long sold marketing professionals on the benefits of hitting a highly targeted audience. So what does all this have to do with social media data mining? Social Media Provides Real-Time Data. Going Mobile.

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50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Let’s take a look at the tips and tools: 50 ShortCuts for You to Create Visual Content for Social Media Marketing.

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Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy. Choosing Your Social Networks. Set your strategy up for success right out the gate by choosing the best social networks for your brand.

Beyond Likes: 9 Facebook Analytics You Must Be Measuring

Kikolani

Video on Facebook has become one of the biggest trends in social media over the last two years. They can add up quickly as people scroll through their news feeds, but does that number mean anything? Is it mostly mobile devices? Social Media Facebook Social Media Marketin

How To Use Social Media To Get More Visitors To Your Booth

The Realtime Report

How To Use Social Media To Get More Visitors To Your Booth. Using social media marketing can help you maximize your marketing potential while at the trade show. Regardless of what kind of industry you’re in, a trade show is a great way to garner some attention.

Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of

Ignite Social Media

If you are like the members of the analytics team here at Ignite Social Media, you’ve been anticipating the release of an official Instagram analytics platform ever since Facebook purchased the platform for a nice, round $1 billion.

An Insider Look at Reach and Frequency Ad Buying on Facebook

Ignite Social Media

This tool is based on the tried and true method of buying traditional media which allows the advertiser to control the reach and frequency of their messaging to their audience. The tool allows advertisers to serve ads in the News Feeds on desktop, mobile and Instagram.

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All of the Social Media Metrics That Matter

Sprout Social

Did you know that when it comes to social media metrics, there are hundreds you could be analyzing? In this post, we’re going to look at the metrics you can gather from the top social networks and which ones matter most for your business. What Are Social Media Metrics?

Facebook Revamps Their Offers Section and Instagram Stories Gains Traction | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook recently launched a new offers section, YouTube is rolling out some new non-video features and Instagram Stories is Snapchat’s new rival, all in this week’s Social You Should Know. Source: Social Media Today.