Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

You only have a few seconds to engage the reader before your post is consigned to the digital abyss of their news feed. Rosemary McKee is an Account Manager at Rocket Badge , the UK’s leading badge manufacturer. Guest post by Rosemary McKee.

Twitter Creates a New Tool for Brands and Snapchat is Changing up Their Game | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Twitter has created a new dashboard for brands, Facebook changes their algorithm again, amongst other things, and Snapchat is changing up their game in a big way. Twitter’s New Dashboard for Brands. Think of it as a social media management tool created by and exclusively for Twitter.

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How To Create a Conference Badge Page

Bare Feet Studios

You can use FTP to create a custom directory for your badges or you can also use the image up-loader that comes with your blog site. This is what you would place in your Event’s Badges page (assuming you replace the appropriate URLs and file names as outlined above: Step 5. Since you already have the code for your image, it’s a snap to add your graphic(s) to your badges page right above your TextArea source code. See the PodCamp Hawaii Badges page for examples.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

How to use Twitter effectively & grow your brand

Sprout Social

Twitter is home to 330 million monthly active users. That means that if you’re not already active on Twitter, you could be missing out on some serious leads. Unfortunately, while there are many brands tweeting today, many of them don’t know how to use Twitter effectively, to help them grow their business. Scheduling tweets and making sure that you use a couple of hashtags with every post doesn’t mean that you’re a master of Twitter.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks


The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. Pages Badge Application. Insights Badge Application. Ads Badge Application. Report an Issue with Home Page or News Feed.

5 Ways to Elevate Loyal Customers on Social


On Facebook natively, the platform will identify who your Page’s top fans are with “Top Fan Badges.” Users can earn these badges by being the most engaging members of the community, and then they can accept their badges.

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Essential Tips for How to Get Verified on Instagram

Sprout Social

As you’d expect, securing something like a verified badge on Instagram is not easy and not available to everyone, for obvious reasons. If you feel confident in your ability to be verified, you can cut right to the chase and actually request a verified badge for your Instagram profile.

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I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on March 31, 2010 | 16 responses Hey, you! We’ve been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. The results of my absolutely unscientific poll on Twitter and Facebook were unanimous.

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Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

If I name dropped them all, it would actually like correlate to a good portion of my RSS feeds , and the weekly chat is a way to interact and answer some questions real-time. You can also find me on Twitter before during and after.

The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

They bought negative keywords for paid-search, quickly created micro-sites and devoted Facebook & Twitter pages for their message, all this to negotiate the narrative. Repurpose it for creating content to feed all the social media channels.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base. I didn’t really spend too much time with my personal account on Twitter while at Microsoft but over the past few months, I’ve made it a priority to work on building my following, but doing so in a qualified, strategic way.

5 Social Media Updates You Need To Action Right Now

agora pulse

In a press release by Instagram , it was announced that their feed will go back to chronological order, meaning newer posts will likely appear first. Prepare to Lose Your Twitter Verification. Currently, verified Twitter users proudly display a blue tick.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter.

5 Social Media Updates You Need To Action Right Now

agora pulse

In a press release by Instagram , it was announced that their feed will go back to chronological order, meaning newer posts will likely appear first. Prepare to Lose Your Twitter Verification. Currently, verified Twitter users proudly display a blue check mark.

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Live Video Anymore? The Current State of Live

Buffer Social

Twitter continues to use live video really successfully with its Periscope product. Similarly on YouTube, live sessions receive additional promotion with a noticeable, red LIVE badge in the main feed and in recommendations. Heather-Mae on Twitter. Dave on Twitter.

15 of the Most Important Instagram Trends to Watch Right Now


On the other hand, the Instagram feed is primarily associated with polished content and discovery. Getting rid of the chronological feed has only reinforced that perception. The majority of users see the Instagram feed as a place to find information and discover products and brands.

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Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices


Hashtags aren’t just for Twitter — they’re now a social media staple, and they work across platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Badges. You can offer badges for each milestone that a campaign reaches.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

What’s more, the tool integrates with the top social media dashboard tools in the business – including Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Oktopost – so that you can easily set your account to include Start a Fire badges on every URL you post. Post by Adi Englander.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I thought I would put together a post for people to reference on everything you need to know about Twitter. Twitter Tracking A great way to find people on Twitter that have the same interests as you is to use the Twitter Tracking feature. Don’t bash other Twitterers.

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How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile.

Saying It Social

You would think that one of the first features Facebook would have added when the hype around creating Facebook Pages for business sprung up would have been a one (or two) click maneuver to easily post a link or a badge to your Facebook Page on your personal profile. People found a way to do this anyway by adding HTML and/or FBML (Facebook’s version of HTML) profile boxes with the code for their Facebook Page badges. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider.

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18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

Here’s the social media channels we’ll cover for WordPress social media plugins: WordPress Plugins for Twitter. WordPress Plugins for Twitter. For easy-to-use Twitter plugins, this one can be very helpful for marketers trying to get clickable content shared.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

Here are some key learnings we’ve drummed up about how to get that first initial batch of followers on some of the major social media networks (specifically Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn). How to get your first 1,000 followers on Twitter.

My Favorite Instagram Timesaving Tips (that you can borrow)

agora pulse

In addition to scheduling, you can use the “queue” feature and the tool will auto-schedule content for you (much like what Buffer does for Twitter). Agorapulse allows me to see just comments in an inbox-style feed and get to “ inbox zero.”

Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

With Buffer’s free plan, you get all the major engagement stats for every update you post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. is the Top Tweet/Top Post badge that pops up when an update goes above and beyond the average performance. Twitter analytics.

The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

Buffer Social

Examples: a Twitter shoutout by an expert or having an expert on your Twitter chat. Examples: the blue checkmark on Twitter or Facebook. Similarly, you could invite experts as guests for your social media events, such as Twitter chats or Facebook Live video discussions.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019


Like on Twitter and other social media platforms, Instagram hashtags work by organizing and categorizing photo and video content. For brands and businesses, this opens up a great opportunity to regularly appear in a follower’s feed.

8 Powerful Features to Help You Use Buffer to the Fullest

Buffer Social

It works with every profile you’ve connected to Buffer: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+. For example, I happen to know ( from lots of experimentation ) that our audience is most active on Twitter between 10:oo p.m. Feedly. Feedly.

Increasing Your Completion Rates – How to Get Participants to Finish Your Course


Drip feed the content. Another way to help reduce that sensation of overwhelm, is to drip feed your content to your participants. If you are going to provide all of the content up front, consider drip feeding email support instead. From ProBlogger Expert Sam Nordberg.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag

Sprout Social

Chris Messina, currently a Developer Lead at Uber, is credited as the inventor of the hashtag on Twitter. In 2007, anyone on Twitter could type in #SWSX and see what events at the Austin based conference were trending. Twitter bio.

What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data

Jason Yormark

Based on these figures, Linked In is where I’m attracted my strongest audience followed closely by Twitter. Be Timely – In my Olive Garden Facebook post , I wrote immediately following stumbling across the scammy offering in my news feed.

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What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Five days later, their Twitter account remained silent. In fact, during the time I sought them out, it became evident that the TLC Twitter account was wholly automated, with tweets promoting their new season premieres. Seems odd to ask where to put FourSquare badges anyhow.

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Yet Another SXSW Post (And, No, I Don't Know If You Should Go Next.

Almost Savvy

Keeping up-to-date on which parties are where and when, which are invitation-only, open to anyone with a SXSW badge or open to anyone period, is an exercise unto itself. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. If you’d like to retweet this post or take the conversation to Twitter or FriendFeed, please use the hashtag #10Ways. These badges generally serve one of two purposes (or both).

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, November Discounts & Life on Facebook


Facebook’s EdgeRank and how to stop it from filtering out your friends in the news feed. How to get your community to build links for you – ways to motivate your community to link to you with badges, leaderboards, and more. Twitter. Why I auto follow and direct message on Twitter – my personal strategy, and how it works for me. Increase your influence with Twitter lists – a guide to how and why you should be using them!

Social Media Predictions for 2010

Social Media Marketing

Those included: Twitter will continue to achieve legitimacy. There's no question that Twitter became mainstream in 2009. I won't rehash all of the examples, but suffice it to say that when your local news outlets are suggesting you follow them on Twitter, it's mainstream.

Why Critics of Klout Are Missing the Big Picture

Convince & Convert

The pugilists are plentiful, and appear to be trying to win a merit badge for dismissiveness. And Twitter, which “ranks&# tweets to determine trending topics. Other than signing book deals, the favorite sport of the social media punditry these days seems to be bashing Klout.

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11 Reasons Why Prospects Don’t Convert Into Customers

Convince & Convert

If you haven’t yet written a book, the “social proof” (or evidence) surfers seek can come from articles, videos, reports, case studies, testimonials, badges, certifications, press releases, and so on. You can follow him on Twitter @FeldmanCreative.

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Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Maria, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : are Facebook and Twitter like the Tortoise and the Hare?). The RSS feed is: [link]. Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week: Are Facebook and Twitter Like the Tortoise and the Hare?

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9 Elements of the Perfect Post


Think of your headline as a tweet—would you click through to the link if it showed up on your feed? Crafting a headline in the form of a tweet also ensures that your headline is short enough to be shared via Twitter. This guest post is by Ginny Soskey of Shareaholic.