The December 11 Instagram API Changes are Here. Let’s Talk about Them.

agora pulse

In April of this year, I wrote about the Big Facebook and Instagram API Changes that had just been announced. In that post, I did my best to calm the nerves of social media marketers who thought they’d be out of a job with these changes.

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Get your Online Community Software Selection Guide!

SocialFish

Remember the white paper we produced in 2009 that included a comparison of private online community vendors? It will also whet the appetite of any IT professional by addressing compatibility with AMS systems, open API, code base, design flexibility, and more. “I’m

Promoting an API – Etsy offering basic programming classes…

The Way of the Web

A lot of people have spent time talking about the value you can get by providing an API (Application Programming Interface) for other people to use and build with. And knowing how to utilise and implement feeds from APIs is an increasingly important skill for a huge number of professions.

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Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

Truth is, it’s not the tools’ fault; Instagram doesn’t allow any tool the functionality to post directly to Instagram because of its limited API. What is an API? Instagram’s API receives that request, and delivers to Agorapulse the number of likes you received.

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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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

If you work in the world of marketing, the Cambridge Analytica news didn’t exactly shock you. It’s not that marketers’ support the misuse of data—especially for the purposes of spreading false or “less accurate” information to sway an election.

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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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What Pinterest’s Updated Policies Mean for Marketers

SocialFish

———— With the changes to Pinterest’s Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site. This post by Ekaterina Walter originally appeared on ClickZ and is reposted here with permission.

The 6 Things Marketers Expect from Social Media Management Tools (but don’t have yet)

agora pulse

As with every crowded market, the early players who raised massive VC money dominate the awareness game. It’s just a data dump from the native tool’s API. We also provide community management metrics and response time for teams to help them see how their team is performing.

Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

This episode features Eric Schwartzman , online social media training provider, entrepreneur and the best-selling co-author of Social Marketing to the Business Customer. Pinterest has purposefully not published an API precisely because they don’t want to have Twitter’s problems.

Facebook F8 2018: What Marketers Need to Know Ahead of Facebook’s Annual Conference

Buffer Social

F8 offers developers, marketers, and anyone with a keen interest in the future of social media, a glimpse into what’s ahead for Facebook in both the short and long-term. Relevant sessions: The Instagram Graph API – What’s In It For You?

The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger

SocialFish

Ben at Online Community Results (our partner in crime for awesome community strategy projects) expressed what many of you may have been thinking, having seen the carnage (imho) that was the Avectra/Memberfuse acquisition a few years ago.

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Cost-Efficient Facebook Marketing for Small Business

Idaconcpts

A key element to making when it comes to any sort of business is marketing. This Facebook campaign tool is one of very few companies world-wide that has access to Facebook’s API directly. This means that is always up-to-date with changes within the community.

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Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Thanks to their highly advanced Send/Receive API, these bots are able to reply with actual structured messages, including links, images, hotel reservations, the weather etc. Besides banks, what other markets will benefit from this?

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).

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

agora pulse

Community managers often want to take public conversations offline. 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.

How Groupon Integrates Social Media and Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

His community managers are in charge of optimizing content and pushing it out to various channels, while a whole editorial staff creates content. The idea was to make sure that Groupon, across all markets, was operating on the same set of principles and strategy.

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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HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which is Better?

Oktopost

What does this have to do with marketing automation software? To make it easier for you to guess, let’s take a look at both platforms and try to determine: HubSpot vs. Marketo: which is the marketing automation platform to rule them all? Marketing. REST API. Robust and highly customizable API. Excellent API but lacking some form functionality. SOAP API. ?. API documentation. Community. HubSpot Community.

Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Thanks to their highly advanced Send/Receive API, these bots are able to reply with actual structured messages, including links, images, hotel reservations, the weather etc. Besides banks, what other markets will benefit from this? In fact, the potential amount of markets are endless for this stream of interaction – just like it is with human customer service. Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users.

10 Tools to Help You Run a Highly Successful Influencer Marketing Program

Social Media Strategies Summit

Influencer marketing has proven to be a very effective strategy for building communities and reaching new potential customers. Why Influencer Marketing. Utilizing this type of marketing approach drives awareness, cultivates an audience, and bolsters owned media over time.

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Should You Switch to an Instagram Creator Profile?

Later

Previously, influencers looked outside the Instagram app for follow/unfollow data, until Instagram’s API changes disabled many third-party apps. Influencer Marketing Hub predicts, “We are unlikely to see these features made available to everyday Instagram users.

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.

Digital Sharecropping – Why Most Facebook Customization is Wasted Effort

Convince & Convert

Jeff Widman of Brand Glue (a Facebook fan page management company) has studied this phenomenon by mining Facebook API data, and found that 99.5% That’s like a social marketing slot machine. Tweet Part 3 of a 3-Part Rant.

Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter?

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Marketo Forms (FAQ)

Oktopost

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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A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles

Buffer Social

We recently launched one of our biggest product enhancements, Buffer for Instagram , to help you plan, track and amplify your Instagram marketing. Everything you need to know to create a killer Instagram marketing strategy for your business. . It’s the marketers dream.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Here’s a summary just for you to help make marketing for your business easier and more efficient! This is great for users who want to make their streaming more relevant and accurate, however, it is currently limited only to users posting Live videos using the platform’s API.

Pros And Cons Of Translating Your Blog Posts Into Other Languages

SocMed Sean

I chose to go this route for the blog post that I wanted to offer to the Spanish-speaking community and it worked out really well. The Quick Overview: Translating your blog posts into other languages can have positive impacts on your search engine traffic.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. 9 Reasons You Should be Using and Watching Facebook (Sugarrae): There’s a lot of marketing potential in Facebook, and Rae shows you why. What are Social Media Marketing and Social Media Optimization?

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring and analysis to measure the impact from campaigns and content, social attribution to help allocate budgets, and an analytics API to connect to dashboards and reporting tools. A multi-channel marketing platform primarily for B2C marketers.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Twitter never ever seems to reveal numbers – members, time online, API calls, ditched accounts – so a nice big expensive report would probably sell very well.

Instagram Year in Review: Top Trends from 2018

Later

This just goes to show how important branded hashtags are for spreading the word about your products and building a community around your business. 4: Changes to Instagram’s API Makes Waves. Instagram instagram 2018 Instagram marketing instagram trends instagram year in review

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Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan

Laurel Papworth

Savvy marketers continue to invest substantial sums in building a presence on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Technorati Tags: Australia , cpm , Facebook , Marketing , Monetization , revenue , ROI , social media , social networks , value.

5 Best SEO Tools for Bloggers and Webmasters

The Realtime Report

At Moz blog, you can enjoy free SEO resources, case studies, and ask questions from the real user community. However, so far, KWFinder is the most powerful keyword research tool available in the market. It’s one of the most sophisticated and robust intelligent API available.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? And what is free stuff anyway – marketing?

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

Unfortunately, a lot of social media marketers are at a loss when it comes to picking the best app for scheduling Instagram posts! Before you start scheduling Instagram posts, you need to find out more about your followers and target market.