Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

In some cases, farmers are even beginning to use realtime technologies to connect directly with consumers and create new market efficiencies. Using social media and video to promote it, they generated $10,000 in the first 10 days, as reported by Grist.

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Instagram Video Has Come To Agorapulse. Now What?

agora pulse

Instagram direct video publishing has been one of the biggest requests we’d ever received here at Agorapulse. Now, thanks to a recent Instagram API change, it’s here. How to Schedule & Publish Instagram Video with Agorapulse.

New video features from Facebook

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great video news for marketers! Facebook has announced new features and metrics for its Live API, Watch Parties and within its Creator Studio. broadcast Live videos to more than one online streaming service using the Live API.

How to Edit Instagram Videos to Match Your Brand Aesthetic

Later

Did you know that you can edit Instagram videos just like you edit your photos? Whether you want to make a video brighter, add text, or crop it to fit Instagram Stories, it’s important that your Instagram videos match your branding too! Edit Instagram Videos with VSCO App.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Video Ads Expand Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Facebook to expand video ads to seven countries outside U.S. – Facebook’s video advertising service, featuring 15-second video ads that play automatically, are expanding to a limited group of advertisers in France, Germany, Brazil, Japan, Canada, Australia and Britain (re/code).

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Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

We all know video is wildly popular across the board and people love the experience of sharing their life experiences with others in real time.When Meerkat launched in March it got a huge bump from social media marketers who created live video in real time from the South by Southwest conference.

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Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

We all know video is wildly popular across the board and people love the experience of sharing their life experiences with others in real time.When Meerkat launched in March it got a huge bump from social media marketers who created live video in real time from the South by Southwest conference.

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How Pixlee’s E-Mail API Helps Brands Supercharge E-mails with User-Generated Content

Pixlee

However, many marketing emails can feel impersonal, poorly targeted, and stale. One way to enhance marketing emails is with user-generated content (UGC.) These photos and videos created by real customers are not only authentic but highly engaging. eCommerce Marketing Engineerin

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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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. content marketing. content marketing automation. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog.

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Top 5 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2019

Later

Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends for 2019 will be? Instagram Marketing Trend #2: Influencers Get More Authentic. Expect “authenticity” to become a big Instagram marketing “trend” in 2019. Instagram Marketing Trend #4: Tracking ROI From Instagram.

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SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic

Kikolani

Text message or SMS marketing delivers insanely higher ROIs and ridiculously higher sales than any other digital or conventional media. Take a moment to let these figures sink in: Papa John’s SMS marketing campaign boosted sales by 33% and generated an ROI above 500%.

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

Twist Image

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. content marketing. content marketing automation. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog.

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How to Use WeChat for Business: A Guide for Marketers

Hootsuite

WeChat users can now do everything from posting videos to filing for divorce on the app. 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.

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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.

What Snapchat’s Impending IPO Means for Social Media Marketers

Ignite Social Media

Marketers want a piece of that pie. While Snapchat (or Snap) has never been the place for quality metrics, their impending IPO will certainly impact social media marketers looking to capitalize on the channel. Their hope is to drive marketers toward paid options to increase revenue prior to their going public. One marketer openly publicized their experience in working with the Snapchat sales team- and it very obviously pushes ad units, not organic content/growth.

5 Top Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business in 2019

Pam Moore

5 Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business in 2019. And it’s critical for marketing your business and generating leads. Yes, the wanna be marketing expert word whackers may tell you “marketing funnels are dead.”

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

Adam Sherk

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5 Top Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business

Pam Moore

5 Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business in 2019. And it’s critical for marketing your business and generating leads. Yes, the wanna be marketing expert word whackers may tell you “marketing funnels are dead.”

27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019

Hootsuite

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.

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

Twist Image

Both video platforms were easy to buy, install, use and integrate with your daily life. 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. You don't have to be a technologist to understand the world of APIs. Use the API as a metaphor.

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Why I’m using ConvertKit for Email Marketing

Razor Social

Are you wondering if you’re using the right email marketing or marketing automation tool? I’ve used many different email marketing tools over the years, but I recently discovered one that I’m very impressed with. We enabled this through integration with their API.

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

Ignite Social Media

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. It’s All About the Video, Baby.

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.

Is Virtual Reality Finally Ready To Be Social?

Ignite Social Media

ReactVR is sort of a misnomer in that it’s just Facebook’s existing React javascript library that works within browsers that support the WebVR API. Maybe…no, not really. Perhaps. I don’t know. Read on.

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Why Snapchat Memories Will Be Pivotal (And Why Marketers Are So Excited)

Buffer Social

This future seems all the more realistic with the addition of Snapchat Memories — a way to share photos and videos captured outside of Snapchat to your Story. My teammate Brian recently shared his thoughts about Snapchat Memories in this video commentary. Video

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3 Key Announcements from Facebook F8 and What Social Media Marketers Need To Know

Ignite Social Media

After listening to the announcements and processing what we believe this may mean for marketers like us in the social space, we’ve distilled it into 3 key announcements and implications for brands. Previously, we’ve seen 360 degree photos and videos as part of this.

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. The below video from Facebook explains a little more about this update and how the Facebook News Feed works: ? ? ?.

30 Practical Tips for Producing Great Facebook Live Videos

ProBlogger

This week we’ve been digging deep into Facebook Live Video. Earlier in the week I shared 10 benefits of building Facebook Live into your strategy and yesterday shared 12 different types of Facebook Live videos that you might like to create. What are you going to do on your video?

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Top five: The ethics of kids and tech

Sherrilynne Starkie

This is good news for non-geek marketers. Getting easy access to data can improve marketing performance. You can no longer automatically post tweets or retweets to connected Facebook accounts thanks to Facebook’s recent cut in publish actions permissions from its API.

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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. Vertical Facebook videos on mobile. The Future of Video on Facebook (2 PM PST).

Is Brandon Prebynski The Most Eligible Man In Social Media Marketing?

Firebelly

He’s most recently fascinated by video, mobile, and analytics. Are you the most eligible man in social media marketing? Video. What do Nicki Minaj, “techertainment”, solomo, and walks on the beach have in common?

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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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 With comment premoderation, you are the gatekeeper of comments before they appear beneath your YouTube videos. Marketers can more easily track click-throughs.

The Global Messaging Market Became Totally Saturated and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

Socialmedia.biz

The global messaging market is saturated. We send text and images, audio message and video messages. The theory that anyone who happened to be walking past the pet store might also be in the market for some discounted cat food was short lived.

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F8 Recap: 3 Things You Need To Know About Facebook’s Next 10 Years – Guest Blog

Talkwalker SM

The following is a guest blog by founder and CEO of On Base Marketing Justin Lafferty who attended the Facebook F8 conference on April 12. Here are the 3 key facets marketers need to know now and keep in mind in the future – featuring insights found using Talkwalker social listening.

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Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all made moves last week in the ad space that social media marketers will want to be up to speed on, in this week’s Social You Should Know. CPG companies will benefit from being able to partner with Nielsen Catalina and they’ll have access to Oracle’s Lift API.

New Twitter Update Coming: How Marketers Will Soon Be Able to Maximize All 140 Characters

Buffer Social

” This big, new Twitter update will surely change the way people use Twitter personally and how social media marketers use Twitter for business. For marketers, this will make having conversations on Twitter so much easier, especially when replying to several people at once.

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

Convince & Convert

A digital marketing success story. Like a fussy deconstructed salad at a downtown restaurant with ridiculous unisex bathrooms, Facebook wants us to publish in tiny bursts of words, pictures, videos, and single purpose apps, rather than the page-length containers and complicated databases of yore. 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&#.

What You Need to Know About Advertising on TikTok

Likeable

TikTok, the short-form mobile video app that’s popular among Gen Z , is rapidly growing its incredibly young user base and marketers have been waiting for the platform to offer advertising options. With such explosive, rapid growth, marketers cannot afford to ignore its ad products.