What Is an API & Why Does It Matter for Social Media?

Sprout Social

Your Internet experience runs on APIs. But what is an API and why does it matter to you? In this article, we’ll give a high-level overview of APIs and how they relate to your daily life. What is an API? API stands for application programming interface.

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How to Create Call-to-Action Units for Facebook Instant Articles

Jon Loomer

But my excitement level is high for the launch of call-to-action units for Facebook Instant Articles. If you aren’t familiar with Instant Articles, they provide a Facebook-hosted, instant loading option for users viewing on mobile.

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4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

agora pulse

Facebook Instant Articles is Facebook’s latest way for you to engage your audience with material you post on your blog. According to Facebook, the over 1,000 publishers who are using Facebook Instant articles are seeing 20% more clicks and 30% more shares.

Facebook Instant Articles: How to Get Started for Business

Rebekah Radice

Wondering what Facebook Instant articles are or why they should matter to your business? billion monthly active users on mobile , they decided to develop “Instant Articles,” allowing brands to publish articles to the app that load with unprecedented speed.

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The Next Great Social Marketing Opportunity: The Internet of Things

Convince & Convert

In late 2012, we shared an article on the TopCoder Blog entitled 2013: the Year of the Sensor – Your Year to Innovate in the Physical Realm. Thanks in part to a timely re-tweet by Tim O’Reilly , that article went on to be our 3rd most seen blog post in our 2.5

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3 Snapchat Announcements Marketers Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

Snapchat has been upping their game lately to stay in the competition making updates to their app to entice marketers to play on their platform. Publish API – lets brands create their own Story and share it to Snapchat’s Discover feed.

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Automated Creativity Is Inevitable (And A Good Idea) - Strategy Magazine Column

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You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs these days without the words "artificial intelligence" tumbling out of their mouth. We've seen a slew of announcements about just how much artificial intelligence is going to be used to replace all of us protein-based, left-and-right-brain-evolved monkeys in marketing today. article. content marketing. content marketing automation. digital marketing. digital marketing agency.

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Automated Creativity Is Inevitable (And A Good Idea) - Strategy Magazine Column

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You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs these days without the words "artificial intelligence" tumbling out of their mouth. We've seen a slew of announcements about just how much artificial intelligence is going to be used to replace all of us protein-based, left-and-right-brain-evolved monkeys in marketing today. article. content marketing. content marketing automation. digital marketing. digital marketing agency.

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How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared)

Buffer Social

On April 25, Facebook announced some API changes on its developer blog : The `publish_actions` permission will be deprecated. This brings Facebook’s API in-line with Instagram’s, meaning developers can only post to business profiles and pages on both Facebook and Instagram.

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How to Use WeChat for Business: A Guide for Marketers


Many non-Chinese brands have used WeChat’s Mini Programs and platform features to break into the Chinese market. Read on for app stats, WeChat marketing strategies, and more. Pay services are now available to users in 49 markets outside of Mainland China.

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An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

The Like button does appear on their article template: But at least on my computer it was a little slow to load, and once loaded it added some extra white space before the start of the editorial text.

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How to Choose the Right Content Marketing Software

Convince & Convert

It’s not easy choosing the right software for your content marketing efforts. The reason it’s so hard is that there are so many requirements for an effective content marketing strategy. It’s also important to realize what’s been happening in digital marketing as a whole.

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

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At the end of last year, Technology Review published the article, Behind the Numbers of Virtual Reality's Sluggish Debut : "The numbers do not exactly tell the story of a hot new consumer technology debut. I would argue that if you are in the business of a new technology, product or service (or trying to reinvigorate one that has been sluggish in market), think about the true interoperability of it. Think about how technology now spends millions (billions) on the business of APIs.

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27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019


With more than two million monthly advertisers on Instagram, marketing with dull tools is not just a waste of time—it’s a competitive disadvantage. Here are 28 tools that will help you harness Instagram’s full marketing power. Make that link count with these Instagram marketing tools.

Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing


Marketing with Twitter trending topics is a strategy that combines careful planning, even more careful research, and a bit of dumb luck. For contrast sake, I’ll show you a complete trending hashtag marketing #fail while I’m at it!

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He’s also founder of Exploring Social Media , a social media marketing program for beginners to teach them how to best understand and make sense of this online phenomenon for marketing. Samir Balwani is a marketing strategist and Director of Member Acquisition for StyleCaster.

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Everything Marketers Need to Know About F8 Conference 2017 to Stay Ahead on Facebook

Buffer Social

Ninety-three percent of marketers we surveyed are actively using Facebook for their business. And almost everything that Facebook does to its family of products can have a great impact on marketers. Growth Marketing: Best Practices for Getting and Keeping an Audience (12:30 PM PST).

Email Automation: The Essential Guide to Email Marketing Automation

Razor Social

Email marketing is far from dead and, while we’re waiting around for a replacement, we need to take full advantage of it. Bonus : Download the 9 step pillar formula for building email marketing automation sequences. What is email automation (or email marketing automation)?

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What New Social Media Management Features Did Agorapulse Release in 2018? [INFOGRAPHIC]

agora pulse

So, when the Instagram API permitted this functionality, we do everything possible to bring this to our users. (We We are thrilled to offer marketers the ability to publish to Facebook Groups. Marketers can more easily track click-throughs. Instagram API Changes.

3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website | Social Media Marketing.

Convince & Convert

A digital marketing success story. And Facebook fan pages are often easier for marketers to update than your corporate website, not requiring you to call Gill from IT for his famous “assistance with a smirk&#. Facebook’s opening of the API to searches (and the subsequent inclusion of Facebook content in Google, Bing, Yahoo search results) blunts the historical searchability advantage of Web pages. They are very insightful and relevant for today's marketers.

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Marketo Forms (FAQ)


Marketo has been huge for marketing automation. We can hardly imagine what it would be like to go back to doing automated marketing without it. Marketo’s Form Editor and Forms APIs have tremendous flexibility and potential. Marketing Automation

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By the way, I still haven’t fully embraced video yet , so this will only include written articles. Facebook The Facebook Marketing Bible: 24 Ways to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook (Inside Facebook): Justin Smith shows how Facebook includes a variety of channels that spread the word in a very in-depth blog post. I can tell you that finding these articles isn’t easy! sites to market your brand and control your message.

Top 5 WordPress image optimization Plugins to supercharge Website [2019]


In this article, we have discussed the top 5 best image compression Plugins for WordPress which you can use to optimize your website images. If you want to avail its extra features, then you would have to register to get their API. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0. Pinterest 1.

Pros And Cons Of Translating Your Blog Posts Into Other Languages

SocMed Sean

To help those folks out, I felt it might be a good opportunity to translate the article into Spanish and give them access to the solutions that the article provided. So, as an alternative I jumped on Fiverr and found a highly-rated translator who converted my article for $20.

Pinterest updates terms of service

Sherrilynne Starkie

new language to facilitate the introduction of new features such as a Pinterest API and Private Pinboards. Related posts: Content marketing is king. Related articles. There’s been considerable online discussion of the risks for brands on Pinterest ; there’s also criticism about the kind of content that is being pinned including photographs of self harm. This morning, Pinterest has announced. Red Pinterest logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Monitor the things you care about online—follow your social networks, be alerted to breaking news, or read articles on just the topics that interest you. A multi-channel marketing platform primarily for B2C marketers. 3: The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools. #4:

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Is LinkedIn a Sign of What’s to Come for Social Media Networks? | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Meanwhile, this article predicts that the sale is a sign of things to come for other social media networks. That’s why it’s not a channel strategy that marketers should hang their hat on – it’s the customer journey and the increasing role social media as a whole plays in it.

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Some F8 events have left marketers disappointed, wanting more. And I’m not even going into virtual reality, branded content, Sponsored Messages ads, developer tools (Account Kit, analytics for apps, Graph API v2.6, Instant Articles Rolled Out to All.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

My most popular post on this site — probably by far — was last year’s Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2007 compilation. New for 2008: If your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, we have badges for you! But “social media marketing expert?&#

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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. Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today? by Digital Marketing Musings.

Social CRM: Tools That Can Help You Know Your Audience Better

Ignite Social Media

Their platform can also inform you if a lead is mentioned in a news article allowing for you to interact and congratulate them and will even pull in information on their company depending on how you want it set up. What are our customers spending their time doing?

How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP


How Accelerated Mobile Pages can fuel your mobile marketing strategy. Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. AMP fuels content marketing strategies.

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The Ultimate Guide to More Social Media Shares

agora pulse

Great marketers know their target demographic and target their social media sharing and content towards that individual. Knowing this information can guide you in your choice of voice, content and imagery towards your target market. Tap Into Influencer Marketing.

Moving From Back Pats to Business, Social CRM Is For Real

Convince & Convert

As marketers try to determine appropriate resourcing, one of the big measurement and accountability challenges faced by social media is the anonymity inherent in most social data. But what of the mid-market? companies) small business market.

Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

Proactive Report

A recent report about a project conducted by the American Press Institute (API) reveals some interesting insights into what kind of content works, and why. The API conducted a project of content tagging by topic with 55 news publishers. Content Marketing Digital PR

21 Top Social Media Sites to Consider for Your Brand

Buffer Social

Whether you are a seasoned social media marketer , a marketer looking to venture into social media marketing, or a business owner looking to leverage on social media, it’s helpful to know the most popular social media sites around. Resources Social Media Marketing

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23 most followed brands on Facebook in 2019


The visibly noticeable spikes and dips account for the change in Facebook’s API. Coca-Cola’s list of viral and successful campaigns on social media deserves an article of its own!

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10 Recent Changes Impacting Facebook Advertisers

Jon Loomer

For example, I’ve clicked on many articles for the opposing political party — but not because I support that candidate. In fact, I refuse to share an article with a click bait headline, even if the article itself has value. Facebook Marketing News and Information

5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy


That’s a content distribution opportunity that B2B marketers should not overlook. You can use this feature to feed content from trusted niche-relevant publications and co-marketing partner organizations as well. Post by Adi Englander.

How to Monitor Comments on your Instagram Ads (and why it’s crucial to do so!)

agora pulse

We recently wrote an entire article about the importance of managing comments on your Facebook ads with several examples of newsfeed ads with a lot of comments left unmanaged by the advertiser. It’s a limitation of the Instagram API).