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

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.

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.

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

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right

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.

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.

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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Bookmark This: 2018 Social Media Image Sizes

SocialFish

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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.

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.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

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

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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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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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?

The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

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?

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?

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.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media

Our Industry, Your Answers: Breaking Down the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

Waxing UnLyrical

A recent survey conducted by Ned Lundquist’s Job of the Week (JOTW) in partnership with Sword and the Script Media, LLC sought to find out the true status of our industry. Will Work for Media Impressions. The full 2018 JOTW Communications Survey can be viewed in its entirety here.

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

If you still feel like stomping off into a corner on some remote tropical island for the rest of 2018 until this sorts itself out, don't do it. Why less is truly more – quality over quantity is the mantra for 2018. You need a structured plan to be successful using social media.

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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.

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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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

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.

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.”

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.

Infographic: How to measure social media ROI

Sherrilynne Starkie

Many marketing and communications professionals are unsure about how to measure the return on investment (ROI) of social media marketing campaigns. Looking at social media activities through the lens of organizational goals and objectives provides a measure of actual progress (or not).

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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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Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ensure your images look their best with this updated size spec chart for all the major social platforms

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!

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

World Cup 2018: Social Media Stats and Insights

Social Media Today

With the 2018 World Cup just a few weeks away, here's a listing of key stats and notes on the popularity of the event

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 Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Using the right image sizes is key to optimizing your presence on each social platform - check out this listing of the latest optimal image specs

The Biggest Social Media Changes So Far in 2018 - And How to Keep Up

Social Media Today

Here’s a look at the most notable social media changes so far in 2018 If you aren’t staying up-to-date with the latest trends and changes, you’ll likely lose ground to your competitors.

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Top Five: Who is social media’s AR winner?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Who is social media's AR winner? Top 5 must know social media news including Twitter automation, Facebook transparency, Instagram soundtracks, Google Analytics videos, and Snapchat's tennis lens. Jul 04, 2018. In May 2018 Twitter identified more than 9.9

7 Must-Try Social Media Tactics for 2018

Postcron

Are you getting the most out of your social media strategy? As we approach the halfway point of 2018, now is a good time to refresh your strategy with these seven must-try social media tactics for 2018. Be more social.

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.