11 Social Media Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

Meltwater

Can you believe 2017 is almost over and 2018 will be here before we know… Read More.

Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2018

Ignite Social Media

As 2017 is quickly coming to a close, it is time to start planning for 2018. Dates & Location : Feb 28-March 2, 2018; San Diego, CA. Dates & Location : Feb 6-8, 2018; San Francisco or April 2018; Chicago.

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The Silent Rise of LinkedIn to 500M Members: What Marketers Need to Know for 2018 [SSM069]

Buffer Social

In episode #69 of The Science of Social Media , we explore the many features that make LinkedIn such a powerful platform for brands and what marketers need to know going into 2018.

What You Need to Know About Influencer Marketing in 2018: FREE Webinar Nov 30th

Pam Moore

I am hosting a training webinar to help you learn the influencer marketing trends for 2018 and understand how you can integrate influencer marketing into your business and marketing strategies and plans for 2018. Don't be left out in 2018. Date: November 30th, 2018.

Is It Too Soon to Plan Your 2018 Social Media Strategy?

Ignite Social Media

Let’s face it, we’re going to blink and it’s going to be 2018. Here are four quick ways to get a jump start on your 2018 social strategy. What was a good idea that you could build on and might have some legs that will stretch into 2018?

Facebook: No SMS Charges for Account Kit Until August 2018

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced that developers using its Account Kit , initially introduced at F8 in April, will not be subject to SMS charges until August 2018.

26 Disruptive & Technology Trends

SocialFish

26 Disruptive & Technology Trends 2016 – 2018 from Brian Solis. From Brian Solis. Oh and check out slide 27-28. ——— ( photo credit ). Featured Social, In Theory Industry Insider

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2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Content marketing in 2018 is going to hit a new dimension of importance, organization and integration. Quality over quantity is where success is going to come from in 2018. 2018 content marketing trends, statistics and predictions. 2018 Content Marketing Predictions.

Organize and Optimize Your Content Marketing in 2018 with this Content Inventory Worksheet

Pam Moore

Is your content and digital platform ready for top business performance in 2018? Better align and integrate the content in your 2018 marketing plan. It also includes our newly updated 2018 Content Editorial Calendar template.

Online Marketing Trends & Strategies For 2017-18

Social Media Marketing

content marketing Online Marketing Online Marketing Strategies 2017 Online Marketing Strategies 2018 Online Marketing TrendsWe are already in 2017, but it's not the end yet. 2016 has given a hike to the Internet and it's marketing services and the industry is gradually increasing. With the changing year, the challenges of online marketing are augmenting.

Top 5 Digital Skills to Learn in 2018

Proactive Report

Forbes made a list of the digital skills they see as the most important and TEKSystems polled 250 CMOs to find out what they’re looking for in 2018. If you are not already using analytics to measure your PR and content activities, it must be top of your list for 2018.

The Digital Marketing Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

Devumi

Here are some of the digital marketing trends that brands need to prepare for in 2018. The post The Digital Marketing Trends to Watch Out For in 2018 appeared first on Devumi. 2017 is almost at its end.

Content Marketing 2018 - The Next Chapter

Twist Image

Welcome to 2018 Content Marketing Predictions. Here was my prediction: "I believe 2018 will be the year where brands publish more and more content natively on external platforms. In this past year's edition of 60+ Predictions On Content Marketing In 2018, you will better understand the type of content, platforms, technologies and businesses that will shape the landscape moving forward. You can check it out right here: 60+ Predictions On Content Marketing In 2018.

The Top 10 eCommerce Conferences of 2018

Pixlee

If you’re looking to master eCommerce for your business, there are several can’t-miss conferences in 2018! In this post, you will find a chronological list of the top 10 eCommerce conferences to attend in 2018 with amazing speakers covering a wide variety of topics from influencer marketing to digital storytelling. NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show. January 14-16, 2018. February 26-March 1, 2018. March 18-21, 2018. April 23-25, 2018.

3 UGC Marketing Trends on the Rise in 2018

Pixlee

With the end of 2017 approaching, marketers are planning for 2018 with an eye on the key trends that will continue to be prominent. Continued technological innovations will play a significant role in the user-generated content marketing trends in 2018 and in years to come. Here are three trends that we think will gain (even greater) significance in 2018. We look forward to seeing how these trends grow and change in 2018.

The 10 Top Social Media Conferences of 2018

Pixlee

Luckily 2018 offers a plethora of insightful conferences to help you stay on the cutting edge of the industry. In this post, you will find a list of the top 10 social media conferences for 2018 with top notch speakers covering a wide variety of topics from influencer marketing to shoppable Instagram. February 6-8, 2018. February 27-28, 2018. February 28 – March 2, 2018. April 10-12, 2018. April 24-27, 2018. May 2-3, 2018.

Audience Marketing 101: Your #1 Competitive Weapon for 2018 – FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

Ready for a real competitive edge in 2018? There's a ton of buzz about audience marketing being the NEW BIG shiny thing for 2018. Trust me, you'll see it listed in almost every 2018 predictions blog post that gets published. WHY you must embrace audience marketing in 2018.

Your CEO Hired a New Social Media Agency? Here’s How to Partner With them and Not Get Fired

Pam Moore

Content Editorial Calendar (2018 – 12 month editorial content marketing calendar template ). It's Monday morning. You arrive into the office, grab your cup of java, open up your laptop and start digging into your email. One particular email grabs your attention.

Content Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2018

Buzzlogix

Well, it depends on whom you ask – but one thing is for certain, and that’s that 2018 is going to be a wild, fast-paced year for the content marketers who are ready to go all-in. In 2018, that won’t be the case. In 2018, the focus is still on quality, but in an expanded group of formats. Podcasts, apps, commercials – succeeding at content marketing in 2018 will require brands to identify and embrace their strengths, then apply them to a variety of content formats.

How to Hire and Partner with a Social Media Marketing Agency for Maximum Success and ROI

Pam Moore

Hiring a social media marketing agency is a big decision. Same goes for a digital marketing or branding agency. Understanding how to partner with your agency can make or break your success in both the short and long term.

Digital Marketing Strategy Should Keep Pace with Changed Trends

Social Media Marketing

digital marketing Digital Marketing Strategy digital marketing strategy 2018 digital marketing system Online Marketing StrategyOnline search marketing is incessantly changing and this may appear agitating on occasions. Systems that were working one time, may not be successful in the present.

20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

82% of B2B decision makers think sales reps are unprepared; product demonstrations are among the least-valued types of information for buyers; and half of all B2B purchases may be made directly online by 2018.

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20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Programmatic advertising currently represents nearly two-thirds (62%) of the digital display advertising marketplace (online, social and mobile) and will grow to 82% by 2018. Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend.

Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC

SocialFish

Are you going to the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#18ntc)? You may have heard that session voting is open. Here’s a quick roundup of some great sessions – please vote for these if you love them as much as I do! How did I choose them, you ask?

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

yMarketingMatters

from 2010 to 2018. With so many social media and digital marketing options now available, it can be overwhelming to know what you should be doing first.

Welcome To The Video Generation

The Realtime Report

Evidenced by YouTube influencers being featured on 60 minutes, Google investing in creating an open marketplace between brands and influencers, and Cisco estimating that by 2018, 79% of all global internet traffic will be video. Welcome To The Video Generation By Jason Katz.

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Facebook’s Next Data Center Will Be in Los Lunas, N.M.

SocialTimes Facebook

The new data center in Los Lunas is scheduled to go online in late 2018, joining four others in the U.S.— Los Lunas, N.M., will be the site of Facebook’s seventh data center , the social network announced Wednesday. Fort Worth , Texas; Altoona , Iowa; Prineville , Ore.; and Forest City , N.C.–as –as well as facilities in Clonee , Ireland; and Luleå , Sweden.

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47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

billion by 2018. billion by 2018. Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. 70% of the U.S. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks.

Marketing, Membership and Comms Association Jobs – June 27

SocialFish

Position is expected to run from September 2017 through January 2018. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad

Pam Moore

84% of communication will be visual by 2018. 89% of internet traffic will be video by 2018. The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone.

What Innovation Looks Like

Twist Image

The topics covered included everything from one-way tickets to Mars (by 2018!), Everyone thinks that they are being innovative. The truth is that innovation is really hard. And, by "innovation" I mean real innovation.

It Sucks When You Don’t Win

Waxing UnLyrical

And now, as I think about what kind of work I want to do in 2018 and beyond… I know exactly what that is. So, not that long ago, I had a massive opportunity fall into my lap. It was big. Like REALLY big. Like the MUTHA of all proposals.

A Complete Calendar of Hashtag Holidays for 2017

Sprout Social

Are there any new days that we should consider for 2018? From Puppy Day to Awkward Moments Day, there’s an occasion for just about anything. Ignored by traditional calendars these hashtag holidays are celebrated ad nauseum on social media.

Take Your Business to Next Level with Inter Marketing

Social Media Marketing

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Asia-Pacific Will Account For One-Third of All Twitter Users In 2014

The Realtime Report

By 2018, overall social media growth is expected to reach double-digit gains, and Twitter is calculated to expand by nearly 11%, reaching about 400 million users worldwide.

From rider to driver: understanding the audience of female drivers in Saudi Arabia

Audiense

Last Tuesday news spread across the globe that women would be permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia from June 2018. Various car brands began campaigns in response to this groundbreaking news. We “geared” up to explore whether there was a new market in the automotive industry.

3 Tips for Getting Your Online Video Act Together for 2016

Waxing UnLyrical

Video already makes up 78 percent of Internet data, and it is set to increase to 84 percent by 2018, according to Cisco Systems. Online video marketing stats abound! Time and again, we see and hear countless online video marketing statistics like these: Consumers spend 5.5

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10 Bold Social Media Predictions for 2017

Simply Measured

billion revenue projection for 2018, going public could definitely be a possibility. As of 18 minutes ago, we are 95% finished with 2016. Social media played a huge role in the year, and its presence in our daily lives is only growing as time passes.

How to Use Instagram Stories for Higher Brand Awareness

Sprout Social

And there’s expectations figure will grow to $5 billion by 2018, which means brands should heavily consider using Instagram for business. One of the biggest features to hit social media in 2016 was the launch of Instagram Stories.

20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017

Buffer Social

If you are thinking of attending this conference next time, Social Media Examiner has released the dates and venue for the next two years — February 28 to March 2, 2018 and March 20 to March 22, 2019, both in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center.