April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. How COVID-19 is affecting the Marketing Industry.

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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”.

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Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. These days, people go to social media for marketing. You may have also created a profile for your business in social media platforms, posted and promoted your brand as well.

How Social Media Marketing Will Emerge Post-COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

If so, this will fundamentally alter shopper marketing. A recent Media Post article showed that brands were less enamored with television advertising even before the pandemic.

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

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. SlideShare Presentations From #RLTM Realtime Marketing Lab (Realtime Report).

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

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. SlideShare Presentations From #RLTM Realtime Marketing Lab (Realtime Report).

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Dark Arts of Content Marketing.

3-Part Formula for Social Media Success!

yMarketingMatters

You know social media changes so fast, any advice you hear today might very well be out of date by next. But I have learned that there is one simple formula for social media success that works no matter what. How do we define great content for social media?

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it.

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.

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives.

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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

Outsourcing Social Media Management

yMarketingMatters

This is a permission-based re-post of latest blog from colleague Tom Treanor , Founder and President of Right Mix Marketing Inc., whom I have long respected for his sound and pragmatic social media and marketing advice and expertise.

Social Media Marketing 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

New to the world of social media marketing or just need to ensure you’ve got the basics down? Here’s your informative walk-through of social media marketing. Social media can be overwhelming at times. Set your social media goals.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

NOTE: I originally wrote and published this article back in November of 2011 and it has generated a lot of interest over the years. 2) Listening and Engagement Tools like Hootsuite, Curata, Sprout Social, Brandwatch. The Reality Of Social Media Budget Planning.

2020 Content Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? Yes, I know… smart and savvy marketers have been doing this for decades. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar .

2020 Content Editorial Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? Yes, I know… smart and savvy marketers have been doing this for decades. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar .

A 10 Step Guide To Creating A Social Media Marketing Plan

Webbiquity SMM

billion social media users in the world. With so many people—from every country, every age, and every profession—marketing professionals have ramped up their use of social media marketing over the past decade. Determining your best social platforms.

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020

agora pulse

Shopping for your company’s first social media tool or needing to upgrade to a new social media management app? But with dozens of available options, how do you know which is the best social media tool? 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020.

Is it an ad or an article? Going native!

Sherrilynne Starkie

People have a lot of trouble discerning between online native advertising and editorial content, according to a recent survey by Contently, the content marketing software company. On nearly every publication tested, respondents identified native advertising as an article. .

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How to Use #Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

yMarketingMatters

Hashtags are a way for social media users to tag their posts with keywords, which in turn make them easier for social networks to organize and users to search. Each users’ trending topics is different based on their location and social connections.

Gartner: fake social media reviews

Sherrilynne Starkie

Many marketers have turned to paying for positive reviews with cash, coupons and promotions.” As the FTC begins to crack down on this practice of fake reviews/ratings, some social media sites identifying fake and defaming reviews and requesting they be taken down.

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How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing in 2019 and Beyond

Kikolani

I distinctly remember a handful of years ago, when I was writing an article about social media and its place The post How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing in 2019 and Beyond appeared first on Kikolani. Social Media

Why real social media experts are also great writers

Sherrilynne Starkie

The ability to tell good stories well will be THE disruptive marketing trend for 2018. It moves content marketing beyond the funnel into true, emotional engagement with stakeholder. Why is good writing important for social media success?

5 Things to Do Before Shooting Food Content for Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Creating food-related social content can seem like a huge undertaking, but with a little preparation and strategic thinking, you can cook up a successful food shoot in no time! In marketing, you’ll often ?nd

Social Media Updates: June

yMarketingMatters

If you’re trying to build your brand using Facebook with a strong a content marketing strategy, you’ll love this new update. PLUS — when people click on the link that appears to your blog or articles – this brings MORE traffic to your website.

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.

Top Five: New social media ‘stories’ features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Must-know social media news for communicators and marketers for this week include new Stories innovations from Facebook and YouTube, insight on finance journalists, a new editor for a LGBTQ+ magazine and search innovations from Google.

The Social Media Marketing Cheat Sheet

yMarketingMatters

My latest post on Web Marketing Today : The Social Media Marketing Cheat Sheet. Many small business owners ask me for a plan before starting up on social media marketing.

How to Land Another Great Social Media Job

agora pulse

Need a new job in social media? If you are a social media manager who has just lost her job, I’d like to help you get back on your tweeting feet. Start by saying this to yourself: Even in turbulent times, social media jobs are out there.

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.

How to Manage Social Media Profiles

yMarketingMatters

There are many social networking websites for smaller businesses. Little wonder that business owners become overwhelmed when it comes to managing social media. This article will offer tips on how businesses can manage social media activities. The most active are Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter , Google+ , Pinterest , YouTube , Flickr , and SlideShare. The top bookmarking sites are StumbleUpon , Digg and Delicious.

PR generalists vs social media specialist?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Can PR agencies respond to the structural changes of social media? From the time I started Strive PR in 2005, it was already evident that social media was transforming public relations practices. We don’t rely on a specialist social media team, as Simon suggests.

5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

Here are 5 articles to help you understand its relevancy to your business. Chad Richards is Social Marketing Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a social media marketing agency.

Getting everyone social media trained

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” said Ben Franklin about social media never. Social Media Week 2012 SP (Photo credit: Fora do Eixo). Most organizations use social media channels in some way as part of their daily business.

Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research released today by LoyaltyOne and two leading North American academic institutions provides the long-awaited proof that social media interaction between a customer and a brand drives immediate and long-term sales increases. Social media in call centres.

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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.

Social media in call centres

Sherrilynne Starkie

Many companies are considering if and or how to integrate social media channels into call centre communications. Social Media Week 2012 SP (Photo credit: Fora do Eixo). ” Related posts: Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards. Related articles.

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. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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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. social media shares!

5 Helpful Social Search Articles

Firebelly

Here are 5 articles to help you understand social searchs relevancy to your business. Social Search Optimization A search engines ultimate mission is to serve the most relevant information it can.

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Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

Brush up on your social media terminology, and even learn some new lingo via our helpful social media glossary. New to the world of social media? This glossary can help you better understand all the different social media terms. Or maybe you’re a seasoned social media manager … but you still come across new words now and then in your workday. In social media, an algorithm varies by platform. Content marketing.

10 Tips to Shave Hours Off Your Social Media Marketing

Convince & Convert

According to recent research by LinkedIn , 94% of all SMBs in the United States leverage social media for marketing themselves to their audiences. 60% of SMBs that embraced social media claimed that social media marketing got them new customers.