2018 Reflections: Our 10 Favorite Articles of 2018

Social Media Today

Looking to get a head start on coming social media marketing shifts? Check out our favorite posts from the last year in this summary

From Zero-Idea to a Hero Article in 6 Steps

Social Media Today

Blogging is tough - coming up with unique content as well as marketing it can be quite overwhelming. Here's your minimal, yet actionable blogging tutorial, guiding through the process of creating and marketing a blog post, from start to finish

Facebook Can Now Evaluate False Headlines Separately from False Articles

Social Media Today

Facebook has updated its fact-checking process in order to penalize both false news and false headlines separately

Removing Trending Articles From Your Facebook Timeline

SocMed Sean

First, it was adding ads to your timeline , next it was posting articles and updates based on what your friends were doing. Facebook inserts these trending articles to your timeline, presumably because your friends or family are sharing them. Facebook does it again!

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Facebook Expands Instant Articles Subscriptions, Though Publishers Remain Wary

Social Media Today

Facebook is expanding the capacity for publishers to offer subscriptions through Instant Articles - but many will remain hesitant, given the platform's algorithm shifts

Happy #CMAD – 10 Articles You Should Read

Mindjumpers

In this post, I’ll list some great articles on the topic and point out a trend that you as a Community Manager can’t overlook. Below, we have picked out some of those articles, extra suitable for this special day: A Collection of Community Management Advice for #CMAD.

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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How to Get Your LinkedIn Articles Read by More People

agora pulse

If you have started to use LinkedIn Publishing , you may be wondering how to get your articles read by more people. Regularly Write Your LinkedIn Articles. If you use a social media calendar , make sure you include “Write LinkedIn article” at least once a month.

LinkedIn: Difference Between “Share an article, photo, or update” vs. “Write an article”

yMarketingMatters

On your LinkedIn home page, you have the option to share your content – posting updates – in two ways: (1) “Share an article, photo, or update” OR (2) “Write an article” You can share your content in two ways: (1) “Share an article, photo, or update” or (2) “Write an article”.

5 Ways to Repurpose an Article

Small Business Mavericks

When you repurpose an article, what you are doing is saving yourself time and money while pushing the envelope on the benefits that piece of content is providing. Let’s say you write an article to post on your blog or website. How can you repurpose that article so that you don’t produce a duplicate content flag from Google? Publish it in your newsletter – One way to repurpose an article that has already been published is to publish it in your newsletter.

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's Testing a New, Simplified Way to Create Instant Articles

Social Media Today

Facebook's testing a new tool to make it easier for publishers to create Instant Articles

5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

Here are 5 articles to help you understand its relevancy to your business.

Top 10 RazorSocial Articles of 2017

Razor Social

At RazorSocial, that means diving deep into our analytics to see which articles were popular with our readers and why, as well as finding those that underperformed so we can improve them. Here we’ll focus on 10 articles that people viewed and shared the most.

How to Successfully Submit Your Article to Wikipedia

Convince & Convert

Lots of brands would love to have Wikipedia articles. In this article I’m going to cover how a brand qualifies to have an article, and how to go about getting one if in fact your brand does qualify.

Is it an ad or an article? Going native!

Sherrilynne Starkie

On nearly every publication tested, respondents identified native advertising as an article. . As long as the article meets the informational need of the reader, the fact that it’s paid for shouldn’t be an issue.

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Why You Need to Place Links in Articles

Meltwater

It used to be the holy grail of PR placements was coverage in a print… Read More.

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5 Helpful Social Search Articles

Firebelly

Here are 5 articles to help you understand social searchs relevancy to your business.

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How to Help a Tiny Torah Scroll Kickstart An Article of Hope

Waxing UnLyrical

An Article of Hope. I first heard about the documentary film, An Article of Hope , from Debra Silimeo (Debra’s a senior executive with a well-respected DC agency, and also happens to be a neighbor, friend and Bootcamp Buddy of mine).

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The Top 10 Fake News Articles on Facebook in 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook has been working hard to eliminate fake news from its platform - but going by these numbers, it still has a way to go

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Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

Just a few links I’ve been saving for you recently. In no particular order: Social Media Demographics: The Surprising Identity Of Each Major Social Network (Business Insider). The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. Mobile Strategy for Small Businesses (Moz Blog).

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

Just a few links I’ve been saving for you recently. In no particular order: Social Media Demographics: The Surprising Identity Of Each Major Social Network (Business Insider). The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. Mobile Strategy for Small Businesses (Moz Blog).

The Changing Face Of Article Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

» The Changing Face Of Article Marketing Article marketing is a mainstay of Internet marketing. But recently, article marketing has taken a huge turn – for better and for the worse. Or find websites within your niche that publish articles.

The Ultimate List of Visual Content Articles for Big Results

Socially Sorted

Looking for Visual Content Articles to learn more about how to use Visuals for better results in your business? I created this Ultimate list of Visual Content Articles because I’m always sharing blog posts with my community.

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Facebook's Looking to Capitalize on FOMO with New Notifier on Shared Articles

Social Media Today

Facebook's testing out another way to prompt engagement with posted content, by notifying you when your friends have read the same

Optimizing In-Depth Articles

Small Business Mavericks

Sometimes, the best way to position yourself as an expert in your niche is to publish in-depth articles. These are not short burst 300-500 word articles that you write today and post to your blog only to forget about next week. How do you optimize those articles? Schema.org markup – Headlines and alternative headlines are very important page features for in-depth article optimization, as are images, descriptions, and publication dates.

The Top 10 Most Popular Articles and Resources of 2017

The Social Media Hat

These are the most popular articles of 2017 as chosen by you, my readers. Also learn what The Social Media Hat accomplished in 2017 and has in store for 2018

Who Article 13 Really Hurts And Helps

Forbes Social Media

The European Commission just released a tone deaf response to Article 13 criticism. Here's why that's important

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How To Create an Article That Is Impossible Not to Share

SocialFish

Not only has Buzzfeed managed to release a steady stream of heavily shared content since their inception, they have single handedly changed the acceptable format of list articles, which were already a hot commodity. Use tools like Plagiarismcheck.org to make sure your articles are unique.

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5 Places To Publish Your Articles

Small Business Mavericks

Article marketing is still alive and well on the Internet. Do you ever wonder where you can publish your articles and build links back to your website or get the attention you deserve as an expert in your field? Here are 5 non-article directories that are great places for marketing your article content. HubPages – HubPages is a place for authors to publish articles on a variety of topics.

How to Post Articles on LinkedIn

Bill Hartzer

Since there has been a lot of talk and controversy in the SEO community about guest blogging , and how guest blogging is either dead or not dead , a lot of people have been looking for other platforms where they can post their articles.

Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles

Adam Sherk

Google employee “Inbal” later provided a more specific time window, indicating “the rate at which we recrawl may vary, but we try to go back and check for changes in article content within the first 12 hours after we first find it.”

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How ‘Google AMP’ & ‘Facebook Instant Articles’ Integration With WordPress Will Transform The Internet?

Kikolani

It would be worth noticing how Google AMP and Facebook Instant articles behave with WordPress, and how the wonderful combination of these three would transform the internet. Now that we are clear with accelerated Mobile Page, let’s move ahead with Facebook Instant Articles.

What If Social Media Companies Forced Us To Read Articles Before Sharing Them?

Forbes Social Media

What if social media platforms instead required us to read articles before sharing them

Consumers seem to like articles over ads

Josh S Peters

Read the full article here: 70% of consumers state they would rather learn about a company through articles than advertisements. Online Marketing Stats Content Marketing Online Marketing Stats

Article success Noemi Gutierrez-Godoy on need for Martin Luther King Jr.

Dave Fleet

Choose through instance, this article will undoubtedly be efficiently written because there’s power to always keep my computer on. Below are some excellent article topics that children may discover straightforward to write. For something to become a superior persuasive article matter, it should be an arguable problem. Emphasizing on rationally, I Had support legalization of abortion through the article.

Putting the Art in Article, Part I: Beginner Thou ART, Teach I Shall

Waxing UnLyrical

Below I’ve collected a list of tools to help you put the “art” in your article. With the amount of free content creator tools on the web, there is no reason why you should not be putting images in your blog posts, articles, news releases or any other web content.

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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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Putting the Art in Article, Part II: IntermediART to Advanced SmARTy Pants

Waxing UnLyrical

Great visuals can enhance your articles. They work well as stand-alone web content or even as an additional outline of a full length article. Are you using art to enhance your articles? Putting the Art in Article, Part II: IntermediART to Advanced SmARTy Pants.

Why Article Marketing Will Never Die

Small Business Mavericks

The True Meaning Of Content » Why Article Marketing Will Never Die A couple of days ago I wrote about Google’s recent algorithm change and how it is beating down the article directories. Article marketing has been around for a long time. About Us What’s a Maverick?