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Seven Skills Every Social Media Manager Needs

Webbiquity SMM

Social media managers create innovative, high-quality content to engage followers and grow their company’s social media presence. Agility is a fundamental skill in social media marketing, essential for continuously adapting to the evolving digital landscape.

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24 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

Visually SM

Social media tools are essential for a smart business to manage important channels in their Digital Marketing routine. The good news is that as social media has grown up, so have the tools available to help you master it. Sprout Social. Social Flow.

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Social Media Managers Are Necessary During a Crisis: Here?s Why

agora pulse

A social media manager is vital to every company, especially during a crisis. Social media managers, in particular, often are the first to be cut. Publicly Managing a Crisis as a Brand Is Tricky. Social Media Is the First Line of Defense.

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How to Become a Social Media Manager: 18 Experts Share Advice

agora pulse

Learn from these gifted and experienced social media managers about what it takes to be successful in the social media industry. Are you hoping to become a social media manager, either for your own business or as a consultant to others?

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Why Transparency Matters in Social Media Management

Oktopost

Beginning as a way for people to stay connected, Social Media has become one of the most mighty vehicles to drive relationships with transparency fueling all aspects of B2B social media management. However, social moves fast.

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The Complete Guide to B2B Social Media Management

Oktopost

Once upon a time, the streams of the freewheeling social media world and the seriousness of high-stakes B2B marketing didn’t cross. But as we approach 2021, it’s safe to say that those days are ancient history — and both flow through the marketing river together.

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Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

Social selling has become an almost inevitable part of B2B selling. Sadly enough, even though social selling is proven to increase company revenue by upwards of 16% , 3 in 4 sales reps don’t implement the strategy. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media.

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The Case for Letting Your Social Media Managers Get Weird

Hootsuite

It often takes something special to stand out as a brand on social media. However, as marketers, we tend to cling to the safe, the tried and the market-tested. It starts with letting your social teams run faster, funnier, wilder. B2B marketers rejoice.

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5 Reasons to Use Oktopost as your B2B Social Media Management Platform

Oktopost

Social media can be an overwhelming place with so many posts to schedule, networks to monitor, and audiences to engage with. Unlike B2C companies, B2B companies invest in social media management platforms that help simplify the process of building, measuring, and executing a multi-channel B2B social media strategy. As competition for the best B2B social […].

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How Should Marketers Buy a Social Media Management Platform

Oktopost

In the B2B realm, social media marketing cannot function effectively and efficiently without technology. The right social media management platform can set your marketing team – and organization as whole – up for success. With a myriad of social media vendors out there, it can be an … Social Media Marketing Social Media Management

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How to become a social media manager: 6 Tips from experts

Sprout Social

Olivia Jepson , Sprout’s Social Media Strategist, is the unofficial face of our brand on Instagram and TikTok. Not only is she on-camera talent, she’s also responsible for creating content, helping build our social strategy and analyzing social data.

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9 B2B Social Media Marketing Tips for Social Media Managers

Hootsuite

Business-to-business social media marketing is no longer just an innovative way to boost sales—it’s essential to your organization’s survival in the competitive B2B market. In fact, a recent survey found 92% of B2B marketers use social media as a content marketing tactic to drive sales. Traditionally, social media was seen as a more fitting channel for business-to-community (B2C) marketing due to its informal nature.

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The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

Buffer Social

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks? From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty overwhelming to think of all the jobs social media marketers have to complete every day. Thankfully, there are a bunch of awesome social media management tools available to help. Here are 25 of the very best social media management tools out there. Sprout Social.

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Why Effective Social Media Management Starts and Ends with Campaigns

Oktopost

Let’s talk about ‘Campaigns’ – a term, which in the B2B marketing world, guides almost every activity you do. Good marketing campaigns force you to back up your activities with a coherent plan. They make you go through the process of researching your market, establishing clear goals and objectives, articulating compelling messaging and buyer personas, … Social Media Marketing Social Media Campaign

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How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter and LinkedIn remain the top two social networks for B2B marketers. Twitter offers some specific capabilities (such as lists ) that make it uniquely valuable for B2B companies. That said, there are some disturbing signs developing for Twitter (and the B2B marketers who rely on the platform). Per recent research , though 77% of B2B marketers say they use Twitter to distribute content, Twitter use is down 8% since 2014. social ratio.

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How to Create Profitable Facebook Targeting Audiences for B2B Marketers

agora pulse

Move over, B2C—Facebook is quickly becoming a hugely profitable space for B2B marketers. A whopping 83% of B2B marketers are using social media as a marketing tactic. And 54% of them are reporting lead generation from using social media as a marketing tool. If you are in the B2B space but don’t target prospects on Facebook (or you do but not well), you most likely miss out on a massive chunk of leads.

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Natalie Binns on the State of B2B Marketing

Oktopost

Natalie Binns, Oktopost’s newly appointed VP Marketing takes the hot seat today. Listen to the podcast: For more straight-forward thoughts on the state of B2B marketing, check out our Radically Transparent podcast on Apple Podcasts , on Spotify , YouTube or LinkedIn.

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9 B2B Social Media Marketing Tips for Social Media Managers

Hootsuite

Business-to-business social media marketing is no longer just an innovative way to boost sales—it’s essential to your organization’s survival in the competitive B2B market. In fact, a recent survey found 92% of B2B marketers use social media as a content marketing tactic to drive sales. Traditionally, social media was seen as a more fitting channel for business-to-community (B2C) marketing due to its informal nature.

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The Top 10 B2B Marketing Software Solutions

Oktopost

With multiple diverse platforms to target, intense competition, and jaded audiences, it’s not getting any easier out there for B2B marketers. Customer-centered content delivered in the most-relevant formats — like video, which more than 70% of B2B customers use for purchasing research.

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How Does Digital Marketing Differ From B2B to B2C?

agora pulse

One of the most basic and fundamental rules of marketing is undoubtedly “know your audience.” Without this vital piece of information you won’t be able to find your market, appeal to them, and close the sale (you’re basically just “walking in the woods”). However, in this newer age of digital marketing, many companies are neglecting to design their marketing strategy with the differentiation between B2B and B2C marketplaces.

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16 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

Visually SM

Smart businesses know that social media is a power to be reckoned with: social media channels create a direct line of communication between your company and consumers, and they give anyone with an Internet connection instant access to the latest buzz around your products or services. But social media managers have a million balls to juggle at once, so using that direct line of communication effectively can be a major achievement. Sprout Social.

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Measuring Customer Experience for B2B Marketers

Oktopost

B2B organizations often are remiss in remembering B2B buyers are just B2C consumers wearing a different hat. For B2B, this means buyers expect a personalized, well-developed, enticing customer experience (CX) from first learning of your brand until closing a sale. Marketing KPIs.

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Customer Marketing: The True B2B Game Changer

Oktopost

Many B2B businesses have nailed the lead generation and conversion parts of the sales cycle. That’s where customer marketing comes in. Customer marketing is becoming a necessity in the B2B world. What is Customer Marketing? Types of Customer Marketing.

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5 Content Curation Best Practices For B2B Marketers

Oktopost

Content curation has been a long-standing buzzword in social media marketing. While it seems to be on the radar of many marketers, not all of them invest in this tactic, as they feel it’s not worth the time and effort. However, those marketers are missing out on the benefits curated content can bring to their […]. Social Media Marketing Marketing Tips Social Listening Social Media Management Thought Leadership

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How to Build a B2B TikTok Strategy from Scratch!

Oktopost

Dani Sayag goes Behind the Post to reveal the intricacies of building a B2B TikTok strategy. Need to build a B2B TikTok strategy from scratch? Don’t know where to start with social metrics and reporting? The key social metrics B2B Social Media Managers should know inside and out.

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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

Oktopost

Why Employee Advocacy Matters for B2B. By sharing company-related content to their personal social media profiles, employees amplify a company’s message. It can take months for a B2B marketing team to build up a company’s presence and credibility online.

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8 Essentials for Success with B2B Email Marketing

Oktopost

It’s no secret that a flooded email inbox comes with the territory of being a B2B marketer. Between social media messaging, video conferencing apps, and workplace communication tools such as Slack, B2B marketers have no shortage of tools to streamline effective communication.

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B2B Marketing Automation Strategy for 2021

Oktopost

This is especially true for knowledgeable B2B marketers streamlining their workflow by relying heavily on the latest marketing automation strategies. . As a result, B2B marketers have adapted by implementing solid marketing automation practices to meet growing online demands. .

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The Top 11 Best B2B Marketing Podcasts for 2022

Oktopost

It’s no wonder that savvy B2B marketers are taking advantage of this popular and portable format to create value-packed audio programs. B2B podcasts are a powerful form of outbound marketing. Jump to Best B2B Podcasts. What is a B2B Podcast? B2B Growth.

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How to Succeed with B2B Facebook Ads

Oktopost

Though it’s still the most widely-used social network in the world , B2B marketers don’t always see it as a viable platform for generating leads. Easy, but wrong — because with the right strategy, Facebook is a viable channel for B2B marketing.

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Paid Social Media for B2B: Strategies that Get Results

Oktopost

There are few things in a B2B marketer’s toolkit that can deliver as much ROI as paid social media marketing. While anyone can make organic posts, paid social refers to ads placed by a company that also pays for increased exposure to these ads.

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Top 10 B2B Social Media Tools to Use in 2019

Oktopost

Being a social media manager can be overwhelming. With 2019 just around the corner, adopting the right set of social media tools could drastically simplify your day-to-day and […]. Social Media Marketing Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Social Media Management

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Behind “Behind the Post” ! Meet the Teacher Gone Social Media Manager

Oktopost

Addie Peters sits down with Host Olivia Messina to discuss her transition from teaching to tech and how she approaches social strategy for a global brand. Addie Peters is asking everything you want to know about being a social media manager!

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B2B Social Media Strategy for a Post-COVID World

Oktopost

We’re working from home, live streaming classes and get-togethers, and shifting even more of our social lives onto social media. B2B marketing has felt these shifts as much as any other field. Re-evaluate Your Marketing Strategy.

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The Essentials of B2B Search Marketing

Oktopost

If you’ve ever gone searching for information on the internet about a product you were interested in buying, you’ve replicated one of the critical parts of the B2B customer purchasing journey. As a result, having an effective Search Marketing strategy is more important than ever.

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How to Measure Social Media ROI for B2B Brands

Oktopost

B2B Growth Marketing, Demand Generation, Field Marketing—however you badge it, it’s a numbers game. Yet, organic social media is one channel that still delivers consistent results. Why Measure Social ROI. How to Measure ROI in Social Media.

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Your CEO Hired a New Social Media Agency? Here’s How to Partner With them and Not Get Fired

Pam Moore

Subject line reads… “New Social Media Agency Kickoff Meeting Tomorrow.” Just 6 short months ago you were hired to lead the charge with social media. Before you start freaking out, take a listen to episode 241 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast. Our agency Marketing Nutz works with small business, entrepreneurs, franchise organizations with 1000's of franchisees up to Fortune 10 brands. Need some help with social media marketing?

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How to Build a Brand Community for your B2B Business

Oktopost

It turns out that creating a brand community for your B2B company can give you that type of mouthwatering ROI. . B2B businesses need to foster a strong spirit of community to serve their clients and customers better. 6 Tips for B2B Brands Community-building. Social Media .

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7 B2B Copywriting Strategies That Convert

Oktopost

For B2B marketers, the cornerstone of any successful campaign is having effective, engaging content. Content marketing in this way isn’t a new idea, nor is it revolutionary, but there’s one crucial element to doing it successfully – actually writing the words. Social Media Posts.

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Haily Moulton on the Recipe for B2B TikTok Success

Oktopost

Haily Moulton , Social Growth Marketer at Biteable goes Behind the Post. TikTok has absolutely exploded on the social scene over the past few years—and B2B marketers are beginning to test the waters. But where do B2B marketers fit in?

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How to Manage a Social Media Crisis

Webbiquity SMM

A social media crisis is like a wildfire: one mistake can quickly get out of control. When your business commits a critical error on social media, you risk losing not just followers, but also current and prospective future customers. Create a social media policy.

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How to Avoid a Social Media Crisis During COVID-19

Oktopost

Like many industries, the marketing industry has been feeling the impacts of Covid-19 worldwide. As the crisis unfolds, many marketers are discussing how to keep business moving along in such uncertain times. Social Inbox. Crisis Management Module.

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Rethinking B2B Social Media: 3 Things You’re Probably Doing Wrong

Oktopost

B2B marketers can sometimes get lost on social media. Understanding which social channels to focus on, which messaging drives engagement, or how to use social media to convert more leads are all common challenges facing today’s marketeers. For those of you who are experiencing similar set-backs, this episode of Act-On’s Rethink Podcast is worth listening … Social Media Marketing Lead Generation Social Media Management

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