Happy Halloween 2018

Sherrilynne Starkie

The post Happy Halloween 2018 appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie. Social Media Graphic design Halloween SnappaHappy Halloween everyone! I made this e-card quickly with Snappa, an easy-to-use graphic design tool.

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Social Media 2018 Keynote Presentation: Power of Intent and Perspective in a Digital World of Change

Pam Moore

Just when you thought you had your social media and digital marketing strategy and plan together, 2018 hit many marketers like a load of bricks with fast, unexpected changes. Check out the keynote presentation I delivered at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference 2018.

5 Funny Social Media Predictions for 2018

agora pulse

By now you will all have read some social media predictions for 2018. In this article I’m going to give you five funny social media predictions for 2018 and tell you how social media managers can prepare for them. Shopping and social media.

October 2018 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

S ocial media networks take this Q4 push to provide updates and release new products, while also provid ing tips and tricks on how to boost traffic, drive sales, and increase video views. Grab your pumpkin spice latte and catch up on the October Social Media Updates.

The Social Media Universe 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

As social media usage continues to rise, it's interesting to take a step back and look at the broader landscape, and how it's expanding

The Right Social Media Image Sizes to Create the Perfect Profiles and Content in 2018

Devumi

Social media image sizes have a significant effect on the level of engagement you get from your visual content. Perfecting your profile images The first place to consider the social media image sizes to use is in […].

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7 Cringeworthy Social Media Fails from 2018

Social Media Today

What's been the biggest social media fail by a brand in 2018? Here are some of the top contenders

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.

How to Develop a Profitable Social Media Strategy and Plan in 2018

Pam Moore

Are you tired of being sick and tired of not achieving a positive ROI from your time and money invested into social media? You feel as if you constantly spin your social media wheels with little real business results.

Social Media and the 2018 World Cup

Ignite Social Media

As a former player and avid soccer fan I am closely watching the games and what is transpiring on social media. The post Social Media and the 2018 World Cup appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

Top 10 Content Marketing Myths of 2018 – BUSTED

Pam Moore

No doubt 2018 is a year of change in the digital and social web. We see even the most experienced and savvy social and digital marketers fall for the myths the fear mongers taunt from the mountain tops. Take a listen to episode 244 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast.

Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

8 Fascinating Facts of Social Media Usage in 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Social media usage continues to grow - check out these stats on the rising reliance on social media

Best Social Campaigns 2018

Meltwater

Since 2018 brought us contentious and divisive midterms, it not surprising that solidarity movements played out over social media with slightly more of an edge than they did in 2017 or… Read More >>>. Marketing PR & Comms Social Media Trendspotting

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. across all major social networks.

Bookmark This: 2018 Social Media Image Sizes

SocialFish

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Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media is Not Working in 2018 and How to Fix it

Pam Moore

Are you doing everything the “experts” tell you to do but still are not seeing measurable business results with your online marketing, social media and digital marketing efforts? Is it time you finally acknowledge that your social media efforts are simply NOT WORKING?

5 Ideas for Your 2018 Social Media Editorial Calendar

SocialFish

Have your social media accounts been driving massive exposure to your brand? I imagine most of us would agree that we’d like to see our social media channels perform better than they are now. Let’s up our social media game this year!

What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes. Social media audits.

3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. ” Or “how can social media really impact our business?”

What to Expect on Social Media in the Second Half of 2018

Ignite Social Media

I don’t know about you, but the first half of 2018 has flown by to me. As social media marketers, we are constantly staying up to date on what is happening in the space and trying to anticipate what is going to happen next. Reviews will Play a Bigger Role on Social.

The 2018 Small Business Social Media Confidence Survey [Infographic]

Social Media Today

A new survey has found that many small businesses are struggling to get a handle on social media marketing, and utilize it effectively

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Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. It takes a lot of design knowledge to develop a social media strategy and plan a program. For example, there are dozens (probably 100s) of format requirements for the various social networks and platforms. Photo and image selection are key design skills for social media consultants too.

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The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? ” — 2018 Trends: B2B Marketing , Edelman. ” — 5 Marketing Trends That Should Influence Your 2018 Budget , ContentStandard. ” — 7 B2B Marketing Trends to Watch in 2018 , circle S studio.

Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

I am hosting a free Facebook in 2018 Webinar training that will provide you in simple english what you need to know about marketing your business on Facebook in 2018 plus the details of the latest announcement from Facebook. How to succeed with Facebook marketing in 2018?

3-Part Formula for Social Media Success!

yMarketingMatters

You know social media changes so fast, any advice you hear today might very well be out of date by next. But I have learned that there is one simple formula for social media success that works no matter what. How do we define great content for social media?

Why real social media experts are also great writers

Sherrilynne Starkie

The ability to tell good stories well will be THE disruptive marketing trend for 2018. Why is good writing important for social media success? This takes writing skills and talents across the range of media categories. Social Media writing howto Ottawa writer

Facebook 2018 News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business

Pam Moore

It is imperative you take the time to understand these changes if you plan to do any business marketing on Facebook in 2018. Yesterday I saw a Facebook ad from a large social media industry event host with an image and big words reading “Facebook Apocalypse.”

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Getting everyone social media trained

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” said Ben Franklin about social media training never. Most organizations use social media channels in some way as part of their daily business. Social media training.

An Update on Social Media Trends at the Midway Point of 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

How are your 2018 social media predictions looking? The team at Choozle followed up on where people thought we'd be at this stage

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How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is. Many organizations are on social media, yet they don’t see tangible business advantages. Featured Headline Social Media consultant PESO model

Social Media Roundup- Father’s Day 2018

Ignite Social Media

Today, we’re breaking down who succeeded and who flopped on social media this Father’s Day. — Ty Montgomery (@TyMontgomery2) June 17, 2018. BarkBox is another brand that caught our attention on social media this Father’s Day…again.

Checking In On 2018 Social Media Predictions

Ignite Social Media

Now that we’re about halfway through the year, we thought it would be a great time to check in on our 2018 social media predictions to see how we did. We’ve seen more than a handful of brands increase their attention to retargeting users on social. “Clients and agencies will become more sophisticated in tracking socially attributed sale as tools such as Facebook Offline Conversions continue to be fine-tuned.”

How Often And What To Post on Social Media

yMarketingMatters

Business owners have been asking me via email, messenger, social media and at networking meetings, “Yasmin, how often to post and what to post on social media?”. Remember January 2018 Facebook News Feed Changes? 5-3-2 RULE FOR SOCIAL POSTING.

Last Minute Additions to Your 2018 Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Take a look back at your learnings from 2017 for a reminder of where you are headed in 2018. A few last-minute additions for your 2018 strategy are to include more video, use Pinterest for Search, activate micro-influencers and determine a role for Messenger.

2018 Reflections: Our 10 Favorite Articles of 2018

Social Media Today

Looking to get a head start on coming social media marketing shifts? Check out our favorite posts from the last year in this summary

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives.

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Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances. Top 5 must know news and information from the world of social media for this week. Apr 25, 2018. Apr 25, 2018. Infographic: What social networks are doing to protect your information. REPORT.

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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Do John Naisbitt’s Megatrend predictions still hold true for 2018?

Sherrilynne Starkie

In 2006 a time when social media was just starting to take off, I wrote a summary list of his predictions, (and provided my feedback on each point). But social media is definitely opening up new avenues for participation.)

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Social Media Crisis Checklist

Ignite Social Media

Therefore, it is important to be prepared at all times for a crisis on your social channels; that way, when one strikes, you can follow your plan and handle the issue accordingly. Here’s a social media crisis checklist to ensure that you are ready for any situation that might arise.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.