Top Five: Changes to social networks come fast and furious

Sherrilynne Starkie

Changes to social networks come fast and furious. When it comes to social media, the changes keep coming fast and furious. This week we see innovations for brands, advertisers and agencies. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views.

What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

Ah, Facebook–that social network I love to hate , even though my career kind of depends on using it. Why You Need to be Concerned About the Latest Facebook API Changes to Link Posts. Association social media managers–what do you think about this change?

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Instagram for Business: What’s Changing with the New API and How to Prepare Your Brand

Meltwater

If there’s been one continuously hot topic for social in 2018, it’s been user privacy. From GDPR to Cambridge Analytica, social networks have had to reevaluate their social data policies… Read More >>>. Marketing Planning & Strategy Social Media

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Friendgiftr Lets You Send Gift Cards on Any Social Network or Social Media Website

Bill Hartzer

You can now use the same social network or social media website that you are on all day long to buy and send gift cards online securely. E-commerce startup Friendgiftr is the first to launch a special new service that lets you send gift cards through your favorite social network.

Twitter: Real-Time Analytics And How It Can Help Your Business

Mindjumpers

Tweet Being a company present on social networks – such as Twitter or Facebook – the given platform gets an even more important role in the business, when it is possible to analyse the company’s marketing effort. Twitter API.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. 1) How long have you been engaged in social networking and/or social media channels? 4) What social networks do you specialize in?

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

Adam Sherk

Consider the impact that Facebook Open Graph protocol integration will have on your existing on-site community features and social functionality.

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Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

Wimbledon is ruling the social media roost this week. Some of our favourite brands, which also happen to be official Wimbledon sponsors, have launched exciting campaigns. All this, plus what caught Team Audiense’s eye on the Internet in the world of social trends.

Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

Wimbledon is ruling the social media roost this week. Some of our favourite brands, which also happen to be official Wimbledon sponsors, have launched exciting campaigns. All this, plus what caught Team Audiense’s eye on the Internet in the world of social trends.

Top Five: New Whatsapp for Business

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now, business users on Instagram can schedule updates with ease and security as the social network has added new API functionality. Hootsuite is one of the first partners to implement the API. Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Instagram top5 topfive Twitter WhatsAp

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Monitoring Your Company’s Brand Online with MutualMind

Bill Hartzer

Have you ever wondered what people are REALLY saying about your brand ? MutualMind takes the different aspects of social media and brings them together into a concise, and helpful way. MutualMind does a great job of gathering statistics from several social media sources.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. How LinkedIn Apps Can Promote Your Business by Social Media Examiner. 10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking by Online Social Networking.

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

My new role as CMO of Metavana, a soon to be launched social-sentiment engine, has all the elements of my dream job – People, Impact, Autonomy and direct correlation to both the Consumer and Enterprise spaces. Is Sentiment Making Brands Stupid? CMO Romi Mahajan Social Sentiment

Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth

I often write on social media revenue – how social media sites like blogs and forums and social networks monetize. Yes, Virginia, social media and blogs CAN make money. Will 2010 see the further rise of social media proprietors?

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How to Add & Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts for Your Brand

Sprout Social

As one of the fastest growing social networks in the world, everyone wants a piece of Instagram. In fact, numerous brands on Instagram have more than one account. Brands know the power of Instagram and understand how critical it is to engage, monitor and track users.

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. Does it fit your brand image?

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Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

Yesterday, it was announced that Google+ had finally been released as a public beta, meaning that you no longer require an invitation to join the network. When you think about the power of all of those being woven into a single social platform, the possibilities are endless.

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Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan

Laurel Papworth

Sorry Brand Page. and we don’t Fan brands anymore, we like, Like them. Savvy marketers continue to invest substantial sums in building a presence on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Social Media Monetization: Craigslist hits $100m (4).

Social Media Revenue: Huffington Post TechCrunch Valuations

Laurel Papworth

Yes, Virginia, social media and blogs CAN make money. Will 2010 see the further rise of social media proprietors? It’s usually said in a tone that implies that social media is so gosh- darn “social&# and “friendly&# that everyone gives everything away for free.

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

‘Anti-social Google Reader’ There’s been a pretty big uproar regarding the redesign and loss of features which has been rolled out to Google Reader, despite the paltry week’s notice given to users.

5 Reasons Pinterest is Addicting and 4 Weaknesses That May Kill it

Convince & Convert

A 329 percent increase in unique visitors in 90 days is the kind of rocket ship acceleration that is usually far more myth than reality, even in social media start-up circles. Brands have pages and access to the same features that individual users have. Like Google searches for M.I.A.

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Pinterest updates terms of service

Sherrilynne Starkie

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. new language to facilitate the introduction of new features such as a Pinterest API and Private Pinboards. The new terms go into effect on April 6, 2012 and should go some way to addressing the network’s critics.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

If you are a company, government department or organisation interested in social media training for your staff, this three day class held privately at your premises (or we can organise premises for you) suits those looking for a more indepth course. Those who do not yet have any social media profiles online may struggle as this course is fast paced. Social Media Workshop Outline. Three Day Class for the Advanced Social Media Specialist.

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Why “Hidden Like Counts” Won’t Hurt Influencer Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Is it a big deal for brands, influencers and their agencies? While this isn’t the best news brands have ever had in social media marketing, it’s also no cause for panic. Remember the glorious days of 16% average organic reach for brands on Facebook?

How Groupon Integrates Social Media and Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

via Groupon Instagram Globally, about 100 Groupon employees have a hand in social, but only a dozen of them are dedicated to social full-time. Paul’s team uses Sprinklr to manage their social content across platforms and across countries.

How to Drive Business with Your Facebook Strategy

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to driving business value through social media, Facebook should have a spot reserved in your strategy. The social networking goliath has nearly 1.5 First, make sure you are tracking website conversions from social media.

The People Database: Turn Your Social Audience into Leads

Oktopost

Did you know that social media has a significant impact on your lead generation? Untapped potential buyers are hanging out on social where you can reach, engage, and, eventually, convert them. For Social Demand Gen. and social activities.

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What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

Just because Facebook allowed organizations like Cambridge Analytica to flood a social network with questionable content in an attempt sway an election doesn’t mean Cambridge Analytica should have done so. What the Cambridge Analytica Story Means for Brands.

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Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking? 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader?

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What You Need To Know About Facebook Offline Conversions

Ignite Social Media

There’s no question that Facebook leads social networks when it comes to innovation, especially when it comes to ad-buying offerings on the network. For years, brands have been looking to tie social media marketing efforts to physical, in-store traffic.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hootsuite

Whether you’re running a business account, a creator account , or you’re building up your brand on the regular, using an Instagram scheduler is one of the best ways to reclaim your time and creativity. On Instagram—more than any other social media platform— brands live and die by their look.

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4 Tips for Driving Sales with Instagram Ads

Socialmedia.biz

With a global community like this, it’s no surprise that brands are increasingly excited about the advertising opportunities and business opportunities found on Instagram. The company has released a number of advertising options for brands in recent months that advertisers love.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. However—96% of the people who discuss brands online do not follow those brands’ owned profiles. ” — Social Media Today.

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

Socialmedia.biz

Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. Publishers may import their content with the Instant Articles API, an RSS feed or use a third-party platform like WordPress.

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

agora pulse

The real strength of Instagram is the level of engagement it provides to brands. It is by far the social network that provides the highest level of engagement compared to Facebook or Twitter. It’s a limitation of the Instagram API).

The Best Time to Post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

Hootsuite

Is there really a best time to post on social media? The best time to post on social media is whenever your audience is most likely to see and engage with your content. In general, our data shows that the best time to post on social media is between 9 and 12 a.m. B2B brands.

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

Ignite Social Media

Microsoft and LinkedIn made big headlines this week, while social networks continue to expand their advertising features. That and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. The post Is LinkedIn a Sign of What’s to Come for Social Media Networks?

4 Emerging Social Media Platforms To Watch In 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

It’s a good time to take stock of your social media marketing strategies to assess what’s working and where you have room to improve. There is a lot of chatter about emerging social media sites, and where brands should make investments in 2019.

5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy

Socialmedia.biz

Over the years LinkedIn has released several useful features and tools that have helped distinguish the platform as the go-to social network for business. After all, the B2B value of social media use is completely different from B2C uses. Post by Adi Englander.

Facebook Unveils the Most Powerful Social Ads of All Time

Convince & Convert

Facebook has just integrated Page Post link ads into the News Feed, and the result is the most precisely targeted social advertising the marketing world has ever seen. And now marketers can target these social ads based on a user’s browsing and search activity.