Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

Pam Moore

” To understand this, let's first dig into the definition of authenticity and transparency. Authenticity. authentic — adj. not false or copied; genuine; real: an authentic antique. Authenticity does not require same level of transparency with every relationship.

Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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How to Craft an Authentic Brand Voice & Maintain It Across Social Media Platforms Successfully

agora pulse

Businesses and social media managers alike have all seen social media accounts that are lively, with engaged followers and distinct, well-formed brands. Casper jokes with its followers and engage passionately, and its social team is clearly top-notch.

Personal Branding: Authenticity vs Transparency – Do You Know the Difference?

Pam Moore

” To understand this, let's first dig into the definition of authenticity and transparency. Authenticity. authentic — adj. not false or copied; genuine; real: an authentic antique. Authenticity does not require same level of transparency with every relationship.

Conversion Rate Optimization in a Nutshell: 20 Factors Impacting Your Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Learning how to increase conversions is often a top goal of smart and internet savvy marketing and business leaders. Unfortunately most digital marketers lack even the most basic foundational skills to truly optimize their conversion rates. Conversion rate definition.

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

Snapchat – Proof That Simplicity & Authenticity Wins

Mindjumpers

CEO Evan Spiegel describes Snapchat’s messaging as “conversational”, rather than “transactional”, which gives the impression you’re just talking to a friend. Because of its “in the moment” nature, Snapchat began as a more personal and authentic alternative to Instagram and all its filters. And somehow, the further development of Lenses has been successfully implemented and hasn’t damaged the spontaneous “here and now”, authentic feel – it has combined filters with real-time.

How to Engage With Your Social Media Followers Quickly and Authentically

Buffer Social

How do you feel when people comment on your social media posts? A comment is or some form of engagement is usually a sign that people love your social media content. You can continue the conversation and build a good relationship with them.

Stop Your Dream Customer in their Social Media Thumb Scrolling Tracks with Intent, Trust and Attention

Pam Moore

Your biggest challenge as a digital marketing, social marketer or business leader is to stop the digital scroll. How can you stop the scroll as your dream customer is browsing the web, scrolling their social media news feed on their mobile device?

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

Being a data and ROI junkie I often find myself buried deep in analytics, spreadsheets and conversion funnels. It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans.

5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science.

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How to Build Thought Leadership Using Social Media Without Bragging About Yourself 24/7

Pam Moore

Social media and digital marketing present phenomenal ways for brands and people to establish thought leadership far better than traditional methods. Many marketers and business leaders jumping onto the social web want to establish themselves as a leader without much thought.

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4 Social Media Trends that are Irrelevant for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Today, it’s tough for brand social media managers to keep track of where and how they should be engaging customers on social media. It’s easy to see with just a quick check of Twitter that slang use is a huge part of social media culture for consumers at large.

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Native Tool or Social Media Management Tool: Which Is Better?

agora pulse

If you have been managing social media for a while, you are probably wondering, “Is using a native tool better than using a social media management tool?” What Are Your Social Media Goals? Which social media platforms are you using?

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

21 best social media analytics tools

Unmetric

It’s pretty evident that social media isn’t anymore just a medium for communication and funny cat videos. We all know how big of a role social media plays for business and that managing multiple social accounts on different social media networks can be time-consuming.

How to Be Great at Social Media for Financial Services

agora pulse

The industry has seen an average year-on-year growth of 31% on social media with companies waking up to the fact that a digital presence is good for business. So, here’s how to be great at social media for financial services. Create Conversations.

How to deliver brand authenticity & create connection on social (with free download)

Sprout Social

Joining the social team here at Sprout has given me a crash course in brand authenticity on social media. Why brand authenticity matters on social media. Social media is all about connection. It’s also great for your social media budget.

23 Tips to Build a Brand that is a Sweet Orange in a World of Bitter Apples

Pam Moore

How do you build a brand that is a sweet orange in an online social world of bitter apples? Align your social media and marketing efforts to your goals. Don't build your brand and your content based upon your competition's website and social presence.

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Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. When you think about content for the social and digital web of today, without eyeballs reading and watching, ears listening and fingers typing, content would be meaningless.

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. When you think about content for the social and digital web of today, without eyeballs reading and watching, ears listening and fingers typing, content would be meaningless.

How to Turn Video Content into Conversions

Convince & Convert

That being said, it seems like every brand on the market is pulling out the stops to invest in video content as a prime vehicle for conversions. At the end of the day, conversions occur when you put the right content in front of the right eyes.

Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23

Pam Moore

The topic of conversation is “The future of brand experience.” ” It’s more about a commitment to prioritizing and architecting the best brand experience you possibly can all based on what your customer needs, not the latest and greatest social or digital shiny object.

7 Signs That Your Social Media Influencer Relationship Is in Trouble

agora pulse

In this article, I’ll show you what working with influencers can achieve and also point out the red flags that your social media influencer relationship is on the rocks. Benefits of Great Social Media Influencer Relationships. Social Media For Agencies

Are You a Social Media BarfShiner?

Waxing UnLyrical

It was my reaction to seeing a spate of social media status updates that came across (granted, to me) as overly-inspirational or doggedly in the pursuit of convincing everyone else that, “Gee, folks, I have SUCH a great life, LOOK at me, I’m super-duper-califradgilistically-awesome!&#.

3 Proven Tactics to Integrate Strong Content and Social Media for Your Agency

agora pulse

In this post, we’ll show you exactly how your agency can integrate content marketing and social media marketing to get your clients winning results. Many times, doing this will automatically tag you, and they can click to your social profile at that point.

What Makes Successful Social Media Content Different?

Ignite Social Media

While some may think of social media marketing as, “playing on Facebook all day,” those of us in the industry know that it’s so much more than that. From content, to community management, to strategy & metrics, there are many important facets to social media.

How to Turn Video Content into Conversions

Convince & Convert

That being said, it seems like every brand on the market is pulling out the stops to invest in video content as a prime vehicle for conversions. At the end of the day, conversions occur when you put the right content in front of the right eyes.

The 15 Types of Social Media Know-It-All

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s one thing to educate yourself, including on social media. But how can you make sure you’re not constantly running into a social media know-it-all… or, worse, becoming one yourself? The worst kind of social media know-it-all.

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Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

Meet Tina Byland, ASCD’s Social Media Specialist! My role as social media specialist sits on the communications team here at ASCD. Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?

How to Master the Art and Science of Content Marketing Creation and Curation

Pam Moore

If these are some of the questions you have then take a listen to the 105th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn the difference between creation, curation and regurgitation of content. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! .

Stop Wasting Time on Social Media if You don’t KNOW Your Ideal Customer!

Pam Moore

You invest time and money each week creating content, posting social network updates, engaging with your community, updating and enhancing your digital and web properties. The return on investment in social media is simply not there. You did your research on the social networks.

How to Maintain Your Brand’s Authentic Voice

Convince & Convert

Brooks Thomas , Communications Specialist at Southwest , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the progressive setup of the Southwest social media team, the widespread success of a long-running corporate blog, and keeping an authentic voice for a large brand.

Social Media Strategies of Top US Universities

Unmetric

Social media has become an invaluable asset for marketing in higher education. According to research on social media use in the U.S, Consequently, universities are ramping up efforts to connect more with their target demographic and engage on social media channels.

How Glossier Built a Cult Following on Social Media

Unmetric

Glossier’s success is no secret sauce hidden away in vaults; it’s pillared on two things – social media and branding. According to Weiss , the blog and its digital presence has been their “single largest social media platform”. Socially Driven Beauty Brand.

Social Media Roundup – Fourth of July

Ignite Social Media

Along with the influx of poorly-shot iPhone videos featuring local fireworks displays in newsfeeds, brands often got in on the conversation, finding ways to jump in on top-of-mind conversations. Here are some of our favorite Fourth of July social media tactics from this year. Two of the biggest themes within branded social posts for the Fourth of July were grilling and polls, and Walmart used both aspects when finding a way to talk about the holiday on social.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. Social media is not free.

Drive authentic connection at scale with a sophisticated listening solution

Sprout Social

Before the proliferation of social media, brands sought these insights through a variety of different tactics: surveys, focus-groups, shop-alongs. But social—unlike most communication channels— offers an equally, if not more effective solution. Sprout’s own Justyn Howard explains the opportunity that lies ahead when brands turn to social listening to solve business problems: “Social data represents the largest source of business intelligence that has ever existed.

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Trust and Credibility for Your Brand

Pam Moore

Many marketing and business leaders spend months developing an integrated online platform, brand architectures, message platforms, social media strategies and plans, logos, and more. Social media is far different than handing someone a business card. Social proof.

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3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring

Waxing UnLyrical

Advanced social media monitoring skills are a critical component of effective social media communications. This is why social media monitoring training is so important. Here are the top 3 reasons why social media monitoring has become riskier than ever: 1.