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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. I do however, know a lot of marketers out there, who struggle with determining and identifying influence in social media and because of that, can not leverage it; and that’s NOT a commodity! Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. Do you have a social/digital mindset?

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New Social Media Advertising Strategies for 2023

Webbiquity SMM

Social media advertising requires marketing professionals to proactively respond to continually evolving user habits and adapt to different trends. Here’s a preview of five social media advertising strategies to look forward to in 2023. social listening”).

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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. having the origin supported by unquestionable evidence authenticated; verified: an authentic document ofo the Middle ages; an authentic work of the old master. Transparency is how much you share and authenticity is the truth of your words and actions.

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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. having the origin supported by unquestionable evidence authenticated; verified: an authentic document ofo the Middle ages; an authentic work of the old master. Transparency is how much you share and authenticity is the truth of your words and actions.

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Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – The Ultimate Get Started Guide

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – How to Get Started. One of the best ways to attract more of your dream customers and turn them into paying customers is to learn how to create and optimize sales and marketing conversion funnels.

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How to Be More Authentic on Social Media While Still Making Sales

Blog2Social

Social Media is the perfect place to show off your brands authenticity. It is, after all, the place to be social. Be more authentic on social media to boost sales!

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The Key to Finding Balance between Authenticity & Performance on Social Media

Oktopost

Jeff Pooley, Renowned Professor of Media and Communication at Muhlenberg College takes the hot seat. Being authentic has become the key to creating meaningful social media content and building a loyal audience. Is it even authentic at all?

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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. It's not that they don't want to increase conversions and sales. Conversion rate optimization helps businesses increase leads, sales, return on investment and more. Conversion rate definition.

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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? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. 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!

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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.

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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. Crafting and maintaining a brand voice unique to your business is an essential part of establishing a strong social following and using your social marketing to make a bigger impact on and off platform. Casper jokes with its followers and engage passionately, and its social team is clearly top-notch.

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Best Practices for Social Media Live Events

Ignite Social Media

While we have stepped into the new year of 2021, there is one trend that will not be going away anytime soon: social media live events. Videos may show up on a user’s news feed during and after the social media live event. Promoting Your Social Media Live Event s.

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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. Shorten the sales cycle because you establish trust and an authentic relationship faster? 5 easy ways to use data and social insights to humanize your brand.

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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. With social media we have an opportunity to not only BE the media, but also we can use our reach to serve business organizations and the humans within them who we want to build relationships with. Would you like to establish authentic relationships more easily built on trust and authority?

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12 CEOs You Should Be Following on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

Having a CEO with an active presence on social media can be beneficial for the organization for several reasons. According to research from Brunswick Group , 63% agree they would prefer to work for a company where the CEO uses digital and social media. Social Media

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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. You may think including these “holidays” in your content calendars are an easy way to make your brand feel relatable by participating in the conversation of the day. 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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7 Ways to (Authentically!) Get Instagram Followers in 2021

Later

Read on to discover 7 ways to authentically get more followers in 2021: Get More Instagram Followers Tip #1: Use Instagram Reels . TIP: Use Later’s Conversations feature to keep track of all your Instagram comments. A post shared by Later: Social Media Scheduler (@latermedia).

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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. From looks (impressions) to listens, comments, likes, follows, retweets, influence scores, views, demographics, insights, conversions and the list goes on. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Social networks connect human beings.

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Four Social Media Networking Tips for Every Industry

Webbiquity SMM

Now that social media has become such a key part of our lives, social media platforms (as well as purpose-built professional networking platforms like Kinetic ) may be the best places for networking. Social Media Networking With a Purpose.

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4 Emerging Social Media Platforms To Watch In 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

It’s a good time to take stock of your social media marketing strategies to assess what’s working and where you have room to improve. There is a lot of chatter about emerging social media sites, and where brands should make investments in 2019. And the decision for a brand to invest in a new social media platform is a big one. So how is a social media marketer to decide? Social media platform your brand should check out: Houseparty.

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26 Social Media Marketing Books to Advance Your Skills

agora pulse

Need a good social media marketing book that fuels your learning and your career? Here’s our list of favorite reads for different aspects of social media. But what about when you need to master a new-to-you social platform or develop your skills?

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5 Social Media Tactics to Enhance Your 2020 Holiday Marketing Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Not only are people using social media differently, but purchase behaviors have changed. 5 Social Media Tactics for your Holiday Marketing Strategy. Be Strategic with Paid Media. Subscribe to Social You Should Know.

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4 ways social media impacts consumer behavior

Sprout Social

Social media has become an everyday staple in consumers’ lives, with 71% using social more in 2021 than ever before. With social distancing and increasing remote work, consumers relied heavily on social channels to converse, engage and transact.

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AlphaSights CMO on Building an Authentic Employer Branding Strategy

Oktopost

But when it comes to building an authentic employer branding strategy, it can be challenging to align the expectations of what new and existing talent want with what a brand can realistically offer. Listen to the Radically Transparent Podcast Social Media Marketing

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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.

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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. However, the one that will really make or break your brand’s social media presence is content. But what makes a great piece of social media content different? Be Authentic.

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9 Social Media Trends That Will Help You Win in 2021

Social Media Strategies Summit

Social media is a fun and dynamic place where nothing remains constant. One day everyone is obsessed with a silly social media challenge and the next day everyone forgets about it and moves on to something else. Social Commerce Will Become More Mainstream.

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6 Ways of Generating Leads From Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

Have you ever thought about generating leads from social media? billion (as of 2021), social media presents countless lead-generation opportunities to marketers. When done right, social media marketing can help generate tons of qualified leads for any business.

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Organic vs. paid social media: A hybrid strategy that works

Sprout Social

Let’s cut to the chase: It’s not organic vs. paid social media—it’s organic and paid social media. As social becomes even more of a pay-to-play game, “organic social is dead” has become a popular catchphrase for marketing thought leaders.

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14 types of social media every marketer should know

Sprout Social

If you want to improve your social media marketing strategy , you need to know about the different types of social media content and how or where you share that content. Types of social media. Social networking. Social messaging.

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Social Media Stories: What Brands Need to Know About Ephemeral Content

Ignite Social Media

Social media stories, originally popularized by Snapchat, have seen significant growth and adoption across nearly all major social networks. A recent report from GlobalWebIndex found that Instagram and Facebook users are increasingly viewing and creating social media stories.

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Brand Activism on Social Media: How to Approach Social Justice Messaging in 2021

Ignite Social Media

The spring of 2020 challenged marketers to publicly identify where their brands stood on these words and the issue of social justice. Nearly 20 years ago the management of corporate social responsibility was mostly placed within HR, diversity teams, or community relations teams.

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4 Emerging Social Media Trends to Watch in 2020

Social Media Strategies Summit

We don’t have to tell you that social media is an industry that changes almost daily. At any given moment, there are new tools, platform updates, improved tracking, and several 2020 social media trends are emerging now that point to our industry being one of constant movement.

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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!&#. JZ (that’s Jen Zingsheim, not the other JayZee) wrote a really thoughtful post not long after this Facebook exchange on whether or not social media makes us unhappy.

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3 Tips for Chatbot Success in Social Media

Ignite Social Media

When I first heard about brands using Chatbots in marketing, specifically on their social media channels, I was skeptical. Maybe it’s because as a Community Manager- where my entire job is to build communities and facilitate authentic conversations- I was worried about a lack of personal touch becoming the norm. Gather as Much Social Listening Data as Possible. Want more information on Chatbots and social media?

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What is Social Media Governance?

Oktopost

Colin Day, Managing Director of EMEA and APAC at Oktopost, tackles the topic of social media governance and how B2B organizations can manage social media risk with confidence to grow and increase revenue. How do you define social media governance?

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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. Focus on developing content that enables you to have a conversation with your audience that they view as relevant and can resonate with their thinking and needs.

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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. They want brands to be authentic in a way they can relate to. For proof of this phenomenon, look at the success of Snapchat, Instagram, and other popular outlets for social video.

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Audience Marketing in a Nutshell: The What, Why and How to Get Started

Pam Moore

If your digital marketing and social media conversations are targeting everyone, you are targeting nobody! Smart marketers know an audience first marketing approach is the foundation to successful digital marketing, content marketing and social media marketing programs.

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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. Join the Conversation. Join the conversation, “ Future of Brand Experience ” on Wednesday, March 23rd, 3-4 pt / 4-5 mt / 5-6 mt, 6-7 et on Twitter.

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7 Courses Every Social Media Manager Should Take

Later

For social media managers, staying on top of the latest trends and best practices is an important part of the job. social media courses that will help level-up your skills and boost that online portfolio. . 7 Social Media Courses for Marketers.

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17 social media management tips for productivity and organization

Sprout Social

Managing social media means you need a variety of skills to become successful. Here are 17 social media management tips to help you stay productive and organized: 1. Set your social media goals. Measurable: You need to track any social goal with numbers.

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10 Ways to Boost Your Social Media ROI

Social Media Strategies Summit

Social media ROI is a bane for most marketers. In fact, it is the biggest concern of 55% of marketers, according to a Sprout Social survey. Out of the 2000 marketers surveyed, most said they have no clue how to define, measure, or report social media ROI.

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