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


With so many social media and digital marketing options now available, it can be overwhelming to know what you should be doing first. Five “Must Have” Tactics for 2016. Social media is the future of marketing. 2.

Rio 2016 Tops Twitter in 2016

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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.

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. While news outlets have taken advantage of incorporating text into their auto play videos on Facebook, a lot of marketers have not quiet mastered this concept.

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

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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.

#measurePR Recap (April 2016): Influencer Marketing

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– influencer marketing best practices, relationship-building, and measuring your efforts. Jason Falls , SVP of Elasticity, a disruptive integrated marketing agency; and. Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer) April 14, 2016.

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.

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.

#measurePR Recap (August 2016): Measuring Multimedia

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Heidi Sullivan (@hksully) August 9, 2016. Marketers get big budgets b/c they are seen as a profit center. Heidi Sullivan (@hksully) August 9, 2016. Dan Farkas (@danfarkas) August 9, 2016. Dan Farkas (@danfarkas) August 9, 2016. Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips.

#measurePR Recap (July 2016): Smart Reporting

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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.

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#measurePR Recap (Jan 2016): Happy New Year

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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!

4 things you need to do in 2016 to be a better content marketer

Janet Fouts

4 things you need to do to make 2016 the year you rock content marketing. Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools Content Marketing

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

Webbiquity SMM

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. Cool Web Tools Social Media Marketing G2Crowd Ian Anderson Gray Lilach Bullock top social media management tools

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

Waxing UnLyrical

On where PR fits within the integrated communications context: A2: PR is a two-way communication channel now that weaves itself throughout all of marketing and business. A2: PR/Marketing collaboration = success. You know what’s awesome about a digital event?

Marketing Dos and Don’ts for 2016


2015 must have been a pretty good year because you are still in business in 2016. Chances are, you are making some of the most common marketing mistakes businesses make. Here are a few of the marketing dos and don’ts you will want to implement this year.

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Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016


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.

20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. 5 General Digital Marketing Stats.

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.

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

Pam Moore

In March I spent almost a week with 10k digital marketers at the Adobe Summit event. 2016 was my 2nd year being paid as an Adobe Insider to cover the event. It’s a marketing and business event packed with 10k marketing technologists. Omni-Channel Marketing in a Nutshell.

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

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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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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. Direct Marketing ).

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

Waxing UnLyrical

In April, the #measurePR chat will focus on influencer marketing; best practices, relationship-building, and, of course, how to measure your efforts. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (March 2016): Meet the Measurement Mavens.

Why Inbound Marketing Is So Important For Your Business


Simply put, inbound marketing is creating and sharing useful, compelling and fanstastic content with potential and established clients. Traditional marketing is a one-way conversation – the marketer talking ‘at’ the potential customer. Now that’s marketing people can love.

Takeaways from Launch Scale 2016


Target audience: Startup founders and teams, entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, businesses, brands, digital marketers, educators, journalists, Web publishers. ” Be aggressive with your marketing. Launch founder Jason Calacanis chats with Zenefits CEO David Sacks at LaunchScale.

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.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

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Small Business Marketing Optimization Tips for 2016

Webbiquity SMM

The year is coming to a close, which means it’s time to start looking at the exciting opportunities 2016 will have to offer your small business. Here are a few areas to look at in order to optimize your small business’ potential for growth in 2016. Guest post by John Oechsle.

What Happened at LIFT 2016?

Simply Measured

I can’t believe LIFT 2016 is over. — Alyson Andrews (@Alyson_Andrews) September 23, 2016. In LIFT 2016’s closing keynote, Vishal Shah, Head of Monetization at Instagram, taught the audience about how to create effective content specifically for Instagram.

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Most businesses now use social media for marketing and those efforts are expected to continue to increase, yet many marketers and top executives alike find the business value difficult to quantify. Top executives: social media marketing is for thee, but not for me.

B2B Marketing Trends 2016-2020: Social Media Breakfast Wrap

Webbiquity SMM

What trends will drive B2B marketing over the next three to four years? Where should savvy B2B marketers invest their resources to optimize results over the next few years?

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Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

In 2016, we may very occasionally pay attention to ads, but generally consider them a nuisance. Social Media Marketing Social PR ecommerce SEO guest blogging how to find influencers influencer marketing tips Marketing Strategy Tim BrownGuest post by Tim Brown.

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.

Favorite Instagram Accounts of 2016

Jenn's Trend

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.

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. Facebook Marketing ReferenceWhat are the Facebook image dimensions for ads and pages now? They’re constantly changing. It’s why I need to keep creating new infographics!

Join Us At 2016 Social Fresh Conference – Special Discounted Rate

Ignite Social Media

Join a select group of marketing and advertising professionals and learn how to up your social media game. You’re invited to attend Social Fresh 2016 , a nationally recognized conference cited by industry leaders as the best social marketing conference.

Ignite Social Media Award Winning Work of 2016

Ignite Social Media

This rise in activity has brought so many brands to understand the value of social media marketing, leading them to work with agencies such as ourselves. 2016 Social Agency of the Year. But enough about ourselves, let’s get to our award winning client work of 2016.

Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

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Twitter released its Q3 2016 financial results Thursday, and it also announced it will reduce its workforce by approximately nine percent. For the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, Twitter saw revenue of $616 million, which is an increase of eight percent year-over-year. In terms of users, Twitter said it had 317 million average monthly active users (MAU) in the third quarter, which is an increase of three percent year-over-year, and an increase from 313 million MAU in Q2 2016.

Facebook Announces Some Speakers for 2016 Global Partner Summit

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Facebook previewed its 2016 Global Partner Summit, which is being held Oct. Head of global marketing communications Heather Freeland will discuss connections that count. VP of business and marketing partnerships David Fischer will examine the latest business trends that matter for Facebook Marketing Partners. The Spotlight Innovator of the Year will also be revealed at the 2016 Global Partner Summit.

The 10 Best Social Media Roundup Blogs of 2016

agora pulse

With a gazillion social media marketing blogs out there, you could easily spend hours a day reading best practices posts — and getting a crazy headache in the process. Here are the roundup posts I’ve found most useful in 2016. Optimize Marketing.

Agile Marketing in B2B

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Agile marketing increasingly is being recognized as a powerful key to content effectiveness. Breaking news creates windows of opportunities, but only if marketers are quick and smart enough to take advantage of them. s June 2016 referendum to eventually leave the European Union.

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