Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook.

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Native advertising is here to stay

Sherrilynne Starkie

Advertorials have been almost since the dawn of the news business; the concept of native advertising is nothing new. The hope is that readers will click through to the advertisers own web property. Like it or hate it, native advertising is here to stay.

Best Practices for Twitter

Ignite Social Media

Twitter gives users the ability to stay in touch with their favorite brands, in a “happening now” atmosphere. We’re here to help you make the most of this social channel with these Twitter best practices. Twitter polls are a fun and simple way to engage with your community.

A Look at the New Twitter Advertising Platform

Kikolani

The social-media giant, Twitter recently released their advertising platform for brands. Twitter PPC Strategies and Promoted Accounts. Twitter released their very first advertising platform. Promoted Trends are visible to all Twitter users.

5 Tips for Social Media Advertising During the Election Season

Ignite Social Media

Its only September and I’m sure you’re already sick of the political madness that has taken over your social feeds. The social advertising platforms are more likely to serve your ads to those who are likely to engage with them in the first place.

What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes

SocialFish

Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping.

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How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook

Mindjumpers

look at news feed – Users like an average number of 28 pages. How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook (mindjumpers.com) [.]

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Twitter launched “ While you were away ” to show tweets you may have missed since you last opened the app.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Advertise. 6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Five feeds???

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Why Social Media Advertising Is On The Rise

Small Business Mavericks

Social media advertising is a sweet blend of pay per click advertising and social media. Business Insider recently observed that both Facebook and Twitter have surpassed the 50% revenue mark from mobile users. Mobile marketing is a big thing, but social media advertising is even bigger. It allows advertisers the ability to target specific demographics of potential customers who are important to them based on buying patterns and affinities.

Twitter Cleans up Spam Accounts

Ignite Social Media

Twitter has been struggling ever since they moved away from their bread and butter of the reverse chronological feed in early 2016. The recent news that Twitter is overrun with fake accounts delivered a massive blow to Twitter’s reputation.

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.] ¬

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Do Twitter Ads Really Work? A Surprising Experiment: 17.2 Million Views From a Single Twitter Thread

Buffer Social

Embracing Twitter: A $24,098 Twitter ads experiment. In July 2018, he decided to experiment with Twitter. Specifically, he was curious: If Twitter could be a great platform to repurpose content. How Twitter ads could help him amplify his content.

The Complete, Always-Updated Guide to Facebook Advertising

Buffer Social

Social media has been found to be the most effective digital advertising channel for getting more impressions, clicks, and conversions. Facebook in particular stands out — in some cases, 7x cheaper than the next most affordable social media ads channel (Twitter). Mobile News Feed.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Twitter jumped onto the algorithm bandwagon only last month and has received its own amount of backlash from it.

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. ” Twitter Tools.

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Can't Facebook Kill Twitter?

Twist Image

Twitter does one thing right that Facebook isn't doing. No, it's definitely not how Twitter handle trolls and harassment. Facebook allows you to search for things like this, but the interface and feed doesn't pull it all together well, and the algorithm messes with how information appears. Still, let's think about how easy it would be for Facebook to kill Twitter (you know, just for fun!). . First, Facebook could simply pull in Twitter's entire feed.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed

Kikolani

So, as a change of pace, here are some gems that have come about from the latest updates that are actually pretty cool from the news feed to the new Facebook Timeline Profile. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting. By far, of all things they have done to the news feed, I love this!

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How to Cut Out Advertising in Favor of Inbound Marketing

Convince & Convert

Dan Moyle , inbound marketing evangelist at Amerifirst , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the importance of educating consumers, why advertising is a waste of money, and how a mortgage company got so many followers on Pinterest. The RSS feed is: [link].

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. Journalists on Twitter.

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. But here’s why even a Jack Attack might not save the company from eventual MySpace-ization : Facebook is slowly strangling Twitter at every turn. Twitter rolls out Vine.

How to Drive Twitter Traffic to Your Website

agora pulse

Twitter is an awesome place to follow the latest trends, network with influencers and even tweet the odd celebrity (@jk_rowling for me). Writing about how to drive #Twitter traffic to your site. Data shows that the average Twitter CTR is 1.64%.

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Ever since Twitter picked a business model based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. ” First, Twitter needs to build the wall, and that means reining in developers. .

New Facebook And Instagram Ad Options | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Can the world handle two Facebook news feeds? We may find out, plus automated Canvas ads and Instagram stories expand opportunities for advertisers, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook Experimenting with Alternate News Feed.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Facebook Acquires Oculus VR

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook and Twitter: Twitter rolls out photo tagging. Twitter.

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The Most In-Demand Skills of 2019 (According to LinkedIn), YouTube Advertising, Our Ultimate Facebook Engagement Guide, and More!

Buffer Social

In episode #129, we discuss the most in-demand skills of 2019 (according to LinkedIn), why we’re bullish on YouTube advertising, a brand new guide on Facebook engagement, Instagram’s latest feature, and much more! Part II: Why we’re bullish on YouTube advertising in 2019.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? If yes, then no social media channel is going to be right for you—try advertising. Even the real people on Twitter are too busy for you.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

Multi-Level Marketing Not Multi-Level Advertising

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Multi-Level Marketing Not Multi-Level Advertising February 4, 2010 by Taylor Marek Anyone noticing the shift here?… Business in the 1900’s was all about how many levels we could advertise our product/service on. “Isn’t marketing and advertising the same thing?&#

How to Use Facebook Advertising to Grow Your Brand or Business – Mari Smith [SSM023]

Buffer Social

That’s where the power of Facebook Advertising comes into play. We had the great pleasure with speaking to one of the premier experts in Facebook marketing, Mari Smith , about just how important Facebook advertising can be for businesses and how to effectively implement and Ads strategy.

How to Host A Twitter Chat That People Will Tweet About

agora pulse

Have you attended a bunch of Twitter chats and are thinking about hosting a Twitter chat of your own? Why Host a Twitter Chat? When you are a mere participant in a Twitter chat, you can respond, but when you are hosting a chat, you can direct.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches Paper, Twitter Tweaks Homepage Search, Foursquare Now Delivers

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare: Facebook launches mobile app Paper. Twitter.

Twitter Cards: Everything you need to know

Sprout Social

There are more than 330 million monthly active users on Twitter. If that number isn’t significant enough to make your marketing team’s mouths water – how about the fact that 51% of Twitter users earn more than $50,000 per year ? Twitter is great at driving more qualified traffic to your blog, product page or website. Twitter Cards give you the power to convey plenty of useful and engaging information to your followers, without breaking the character limit.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Debuts New Ad Types, Vine Gets Direct Video Messaging

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: Vine adds direct messaging via video (photo: Vine blog). Twitter.

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Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Direct, Twitter Mirror and Photos in DMs

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: Facebook. Twitter. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Instagram Instagram Direct Twitter Twitter Mirror

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28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter isn’t just for the birds anymore. According to recent social media research , Twitter now has more than 165 million users, and is attracting nearly a million new users each day. Twitterers collectively post a billion tweets every three days. How can you stand out among all the chirping, build your Twitter presence, grow your following, and get your content promoted? Twitter Tips for Newbies. How to Grow Your Twitter Following.

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Pledge Your Weight Loss, Feed Others | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

For every pound you pledge, General Mills and other partners will donate 14¢ I love this idea – lose weight while helping to feed others; there is a perfect balance in this equation. Just this week, every staffer at The Honolulu Advertiser received their pink slips.

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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

A list of options includes: Feedly – highlighted as the best alternative to Google Reader by The Verge mostly due to its speed, minimalist style, and the fact that it’s free. I’m personally moving everything over to Feedly, due to the fact they have iOS and Android apps.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Reddit: Facebook. Twitter.

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Analysis: Revealing the Highest Earning Blogs that Sell Advertising

Viper Chill

Instead, they make a good portion of their income – and in some cases all of their income – through good ol’ advertising. I haven’t accounted for BuySellAds fees because it’s more interesting to see what advertisers are willing to pay directly for a site.

How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy

Jon Loomer

One of the best things about advertising on social media is that a small spend will get you a lot farther than on any other channel — digital or otherwise. Here is our “$5 Twitter Ad Three-Step Method” to optimize your brand’s Facebook advertising strategy.

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