15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

2020 will be like nothing we have seen before in the digital landscape. Brave Marketers Will Win in 2020! The most successful marketers in 2020 will be brave. 15 Digital Branding Trends You Can't Ignore in 2020. Streamlining your digital presence is critical in 2020.

2020 Continuing Ed Goals for Social Media Pros

Social Media Today

What social media practices are marketers focusing on in 2020

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Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2020

Ignite Social Media

Check out our top picks for social media conferences to attend in 2020! These are the 2020 U.S. The post Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2020 appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

5 Habits for Successful Social Media Managers in 2020

Social Media Today

To help keep you focused and healthy in 2020, here are five habits to adopt into your social media management workflow

Social Media Automation 101

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

Why Hyper-Personalization is Key for Marketers in 2020

Social Media Today

Marketers in 2020 have finally reached the tipping point where scalable hyper-personalization of marketing activities is not only possible, but a requirement to stay up with evolving consumer trends

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Top 7 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2020


Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends of 2020 will be? In 2020, we’ll see Instagram continue its transformation into both an e-commerce platform and a long-form video platform, along with a new focus on conversion through influencer marketing.

YouTube Outlines Election Security Efforts as 2020 Presidential Race Begins

Social Media Today

YouTube has outlined its ongoing efforts to improve election security, and limit the spread of misinformation, as the 2020 US Presidential race gets underway

3 Tips to Help You Optimize Your Digital Marketing Efforts in 2020

The Realtime Report

3 Tips to Help You Optimize Your Digital Marketing Efforts in 2020. If you’re a business owner or marketer in 2020, you’re probably overwhelmed with the number of options and resources you have to reach your customers. The internet has improved our lives in countless ways.

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Google Publishes Listing of Key Valentine's Day Trends for 2020

Social Media Today

Looking for ways to spice up your Valentine's Day campaigns? Check out these key trends, based on Google search volume

6 IT Jobs Everybody Wants in 2020

The Realtime Report

6 IT Jobs Everybody Wants in 2020. But which are the most in-demand IT careers in 2020?

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

Snapchat Signs New Deal with NBC to Air Daily Shows Covering the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Social Media Today

Snapchat will air four exclusive Olympics shows each day during the 2020 Tokyo games


9 Social Media Goals to Help Boost Your Strategy in 2020

Social Media Today

Looking to tap into the latest trends, and maximize your social media marketing performance in 2020? Check out these data-backed tips

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3 Evolving Social Media Trends to Embrace in 2020

Social Media Today

New technologies are changing the digital marketing landscape - here are some key advances worth noting within your strategic planning

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Trust in business is the catalyst for change

Sherrilynne Starkie

People’s trust in both government and business continues to wane, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer 2020. And, although trust in capitalism is at all-time low, there’s hope.

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Social Round Up – Hopes & Predictions for 2020

Ignite Social Media

Now, as we step into 2020 armed with learnings and experience over the last decade, we take a look at what’s next for social media’s ever-evolving landscape. Here are our social media predictions for 2020. Our last prediction for 2020 relates to the world of virtual reality.

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 Social Commerce Strategies to Win Consumers Hearts and Wallets in 2020

Social Media Today

These social commerce strategies will help you build trust and boost sales in 2020 As we enter the decade of social commerce, brands have an opportunity to achieve unprecedented growth.

What Gen Z is Watching Online - and What That Means for Marketers in 2020

Social Media Today

The way younger users consumer video content is evolving, which is important to note for those marketers looking to connect with these audiences

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What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

What should be your social media marketing budget? This is a common question. In the not-too-distant past, marketers used three per cent of turnover as the marketing budget ‘rule of thumb’. But things are not that simple anymore.

7 Ways You Can Earn More Backlinks in 2020

Social Media Today

Looking to build your backlink profile, and improve your search rankings as a result? Check out these tips

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Listen Up!: The 6 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs In 2020

The Realtime Report

The 6 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs In 2020. Listen Up!: When you’re running errands or on your long commute, it’s still possible to keep your mind active by listening to podcasts!

Foundations for integrated digital marketing

Sherrilynne Starkie

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. This ancient Chinese proverb still holds true in today’s marketing world. There are literally thousands of marketing platforms, apps, channels, networks and formats.

QuickBooks Tips You Absolutely Need in 2020

The Realtime Report

QuickBooks Tips You Absolutely Need in 2020. According to Chicago Now, QuickBooks has more than 80% market share with small businesses that use financial management software. With 29 million small businesses total in the US, that’s a lot of happy customers!

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Flashback: What Social Was Like in 2010 vs. 2020

Ignite Social Media

Facebook becomes the 3 rd largest web company in the US behind Google and Amazon, where it still sits in 2020. The post Flashback: What Social Was Like in 2010 vs. 2020 appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Twitter Outlines Measures to Detect and Remove Misinformation Relating to the 2020 US Census

Social Media Today

Twitter has announced a new set of measures to help protect users from misinformation about the upcoming US Census

Consumer Privacy Takes Priority in 2020

Forbes Social Media

Here are a few predictions on how this consumer call for action will (and should) be a catalyst for greater privacy, identity protection and security in 2020

How to do SEO in 2020: Trends and Tips from 10 Experts

Social Media Today

What are the key aspects of SEO that you should focus on in 2020? We asked a group of experts for their thoughts

10 LinkedIn Stats to Guide Your Social Media Marketing Strategy in 2020 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Up your LinkedIn game in 2020 with this collection of stats and insights

Instagram ads are growing

Sherrilynne Starkie

That number should climb even higher in 2020, as Facebook continues to improve Stories ads. The Motley Fool is reporting that Instagram ads are now a significant source of revenue for Facebook, generating an estimated 20 per cent of the company’s total in 2019.

Social Storytelling In 2020: Should Your Brand Try Augmented Reality?

Forbes Social Media

If you’re weighing the benefits of developing a branded AR experience, consider these best practices

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The Future of PR is Precision – Less Gut, More Data

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Ben Chodor. The public relations industry has grown and thrived as a result of its ability to earn media coverage, generate creative campaign ideas and assist with crisis communications for their clients, brands and products.


Instagram Demographics That Matter to Social Media Marketers in 2020


million people can be reached through Instagram ads (last updated by Simon Kemp in 2020). Five of the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts (as of Jan 2020) are owned by women. A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 2, 2020 at 4:37pm PST.

Snapchat is Testing a Major Redesign to Simplify In-App Navigation

Social Media Today

Snapchat is testing out a major design change, which would split the app into five sections and add a navigation bar along the bottom of the screen


Super Bowl 2020 Data: Explore the numbers behind the big game


What’s trending online this morning? The Super Bowl, of course! The winners, losers, players, and the halftime show have all been popular topics of conversation online. But, how much talk are… Read More >>>. Social Social Listening Social Media Trendspotting

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Trends and Strategies Shaping Social Media Marketing in 2020 (#SMTLive Recap)

Social Media Today

See what methods digital marketers are using to shape their social media marketing plans and reach their goals this year

The 10 Best Digital Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2020


If you think of boring beige conference rooms when you hear the words “marketing conference,” think again.Attending a digital marketing conference today is comparable to attending a music festival. Imagine… Read More >>>. Marketing Trendspotting

How the Facebook Algorithm Works in 2020 and How to Make it Work for You


But in 2020, Facebook’s focus is on making its platform more transparent for users, and giving people more direct control over what they see. We’ve collected 9 strategic tips for working with the Facebook algorithm in 2020, and making it work for you.

Google Has Removed Over 500 Chrome Extensions Due to Malware Concerns

Social Media Today

Google has removed over 500 Chrome extensions after an investigation found them to be injecting malicious ads inside user browsing sessions

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5 skills you need to get promoted in 2020

Sprout Social

The content was just too good to keep in the box, so we’re sharing the five skills you need to get promoted in 2020 here, with you. Paul and Skylar broke down the foundational work you need to do to get a promotion in 2020 into two categories: Connect: Don’t make assumptions.