Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes are one of those things. For most of us, memes are a trifling way to spend the day: a source of laughter or, albeit less frequently, inspiration. For marketers, memes may have come to represent something very different: an “in” with the “Internet culture” crowd. It would probably be useful to cover the basics first, such as: What’s a meme? A meme is anything that spreads via the Internet: a concept, idea, or, very often, a video or image.

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10 Books Every Social Media Manager Should Read in 2020

Hootsuite

I know you’re already committed to that true crime book club with Shelley from accounting (side note: she doesn’t actually “love serial killers,” right?) but — if I may be so bold — I’ve actually got another book club that I’d love to set you up with. …Well, I guess technically it’s less of a club, and more of a list of really fascinating reads, perfect for a social media manager who wants to level up their game. 10 of the best social media marketing books.

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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. Dark social.

How To Use Memes to Promote Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A meme, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary , is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ” Originally coined by evolutionary biologist and ethologist Richard Dawkins in the 1970s, a meme is something with which just about every member of a culture is familiar. For example, the simple act of swinging a hammer to drive in a nail would be considered a meme, or the way Bostonians pronounce the word “car.”

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The Six Most Irrational Social Media Concerns of Brands

Webbiquity SMM

Note: the following is an excerpt from the book The Social Employee by Cheryl and Mark Burgess. The first step toward transitioning to a culture full of empowered social employees is to address some of the most common concerns brands face when considering going social. The following lists the most common concerns surrounding social media, as well as why these shouldn’t be concerns at all. And in all honesty, social media isn’t even that new anymore.

Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Hazel Fogg, creative social media manager and editor at Academic Brits. Hazel draws her creative inspiration from famous influencers, travels and books. Just recently she started to create her first social media course. Thanks to Hazel for sharing her thoughts on the use of humor in social media. Social media is an integral part of modern life and the role it plays in your business is no exception.

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop, I immediately said yes. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media. I''ve always had/and have a little note book with me to jot ideas, impressions, thoughts. With my little note books I am never alone. Part of a meme is to tap a few friends who will take the concept and put their own spin on it.

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With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around.

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Organic vs. Paid Social Media: How to Integrate Both into Your Strategy

Hootsuite

Weighing the options between organic vs paid social media? Paid and organic social are different beasts best harnessed for different goals. If you’re new to paid social, 2020 is an interesting time to get started. What is organic social media?

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an 'old fashion' blog meme or blog hop, I immediately said yes. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media. With my little note books I am never alone.

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When Social Media Turns Into A Nightmare

Kikolani

Social media is changing the way we do business. Social media has made it easier for businesses to expand their market—reaching otherwise unreachable areas—without massive marketing costs. These scenarios are major reasons why more businesses choose to partner with a social media management agency. Why do your business social media accounts matter? Here are common mistakes on social media you should be aware of.

When Social Media Turns Into A Nightmare

Kikolani

Social media is changing the way we do business. Social media has made it easier for businesses to expand their market—reaching otherwise unreachable areas—without massive marketing costs. These scenarios are major reasons why more businesses choose to partner with a social media management agency. Why do your business social media accounts matter? Here are common mistakes on social media you should be aware of.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 7 Surprising Statistics About Twitter in America April 29th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Ah Twitter, we thought we knew you.

The Secret Formula Behind Going Viral On Social Media

Likeable

Journalist Malcolm Gladwell describes these factors and more in his book The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. The book, published in 2000, includes examples and case studies of situations where ideas, products, messages, and behaviors spread and rose into popularity and public consciousness. It created a viral demand both in social media and at McDonald’s locations. The memes and sassy responses helped fuel the fire as well.

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How tentree Took Over Instagram: Behind a Record-Breaking Social Media Campaign

Buffer Social

The campaign also generated plenty of earned media too, with publications like Wired , People , VanityFair and more, covering the story. The concept was simple: tentree would plant trees in Indonesia based on the number of likes a post generated on social media. JP’s first port of call was to research other successful social media posts and ads. Here are five key elements of the strategy that helped launch this campaign into Instagram’s record books.

How to Succeed on Social Media When You Have No Idea What You’re Doing

Rebekah Radice

How do you define social media success? Even when you have no idea what you’re doing, you can still create success on social media. Today I launch a new book, “ Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Success.”

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Do You Know Your Customers Enough to be a Social Media Hit?

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Viral content can spark memes. Now I’m going to talk a bit more about six solid foundations upon which you can build viral content and I’ll illustrate how they’re used in today’s social media. Because I happen to be reading your book right now.

7 Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs Better Social Media Management

Idaconcpts

There is no one way to do social media right, but there are a million ways to get it wrong. When it comes to promoting your blog, growing your audience and building relationships with readers in your niche, there are some things that will definitely put you in the black book. If you’re guilty of any of the offences below, it’s time to step up your social media game and start getting the results your blog deserves. No one is interacting with you on social media.

A Painless Guide to Social Media Marketing for Dentists

Sprout Social

But if your practice wants a piece of the profit, it’s incredibly important to start a social media marketing plan for dentists and your specific industry. But it’s 2018 and more likely than not, your audience is on social. Whether it’s blogging, video marketing, paid social ads or even podcasts, you have to learn the specifics of social media marketing for dentists. Why Does Social Media Marketing Matter For Dentists?

How to Use Social Media for Small Business: 11 Simple Tips

Hootsuite

Nearly three-quarters of American adults use social media—making it a critical part of any business strategy. Indeed, social media is one of the best ways to connect with people who already love your brand. Getting started with social doesn’t have to be scary or expensive.

How to Succeed on Social Media When You Have No Idea What You’re Doing

Rebekah Radice

How do you define social media success? Even when you have no idea what you’re doing, you can still create success on social media. Today I launch a new book, “ Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Success.”

Knock Down the Social Media Dominos

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 As a social media consultant for my government clients, this is a powerful concept, but it’s not new. I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0

The Power Behind Social Media

Diva Marketing Blog

and the power of social media marketing. today I was surprised with an early social holiday gift from a BBF (best blog friend) Denise Wakefield who included Diva Marketing in blogs.com best of. Ten Best New Media Marketing Blogs.

7 Types of Questions to Post on Instagram

agora pulse

One of the primary reasons that social media even exists is because people, in general, like to share their lives. There’s a reason that inspirational memes and quotes float around on a daily basis. Instagram social media management Social Media Marketing

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Perhaps that why I love social sites so!?

15 Ways to Make Your Social Media Strategy a Complete Fail

Writtent Blog

In fact, recent studies by Manta have found that 60% of small businesses have yet to see a significant ROI from their social media strategy. According to Social Media Guru Ted Rubin , the problem has everything to do with faulty company strategies. You’ve got to invest your energy wisely, and build a social media strategy that’s bulletproof. What percentage of your website traffic comes from social media channels? Social Media Marketing

How to Rock TikTok Just Like the Cool Kids Do (and Even Do It Better)

agora pulse

Now, it’s a huge place of opportunity for social media marketers and managers. A lot of social media managers and marketers don’t know what to do with TikTok. TikTok is for sharing fun, meme-related videos. (It’s Social Media Content Creation

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All the Social Ladies: Advice From 18 of the Smartest Women in Marketing

Likeable

If you’re not up to speed on the happenings of the All the Social Ladies podcast , allow us to help you get there. Carrie Kerpen of Likeable Media. Jenn and Michelle kicked off Season 5 by chatting with Carrie Kerpen, CEO and co-founder of Likeable Media and the founder of the podcast!

9 skills every social media manager must have

Sprout Social

A social media manager can be a marketer, a strategist, a copywriter, a designer, an analyst and a customer service rep—sometimes all in one day. As someone who loves a challenge, that variety is one of the things that first drew me to working in social. Managing all of these diverse responsibilities requires social media managers to develop a number of crucial marketing and marketing-adjacent social media skills. Communicating on social.

One Random Thing About Me

Almost Savvy

Related articles which may interest you: Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Hey, Facebook, It?s The story of this discovery is recounted in a number of books about caves. twitter organize spam Students technology trust Twitter Proud to be featured on Social Media Informer The what and why How can I help you leverage social media and networking for your business or career?

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7th Son Descent “Special Edition”

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking 7th Son Descent “Special Edition&# Written on October 27, 2009 by Justin Levy in books , marketing , promotion 1 Comment - Leave a comment!

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know

Hootsuite

Social media is a constantly evolving field. It can be difficult to keep up with all the new social media definitions that seem to emerge almost every month. That’s why we’ve created this comprehensive glossary of social media terms. This social media glossary is a living document that will evolve as we add and subtract entries, expand our definitions, and provide more context for the most important social media terms.

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30 Social Media Content Ideas and Examples for Brands

Hootsuite

It can be challenging to find fresh social media content ideas when you have to post something every day on multiple platforms. With this cheatsheet of solid content ideas for each of the major social platforms, you’ll be ahead of the curve. Memes.

Why Facebook Should Stop Judging Content Quality

Convince & Convert

TechCrunch put an article out on August 23, 2013 reporting that Facebook will soon begin to punish “LOLCats-style memes” in the Facebook newsfeed. Facebook believes memes are low quality, but did not explain why, and I completely disagree. Even though you interact with these memes, we’ll help you be more sophisticated by not showing them to you.” The fuel that social media burns is novelty. Memes accomplish that.

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Community management and content creation

Janet Fouts

I work with a talented team of community managers and I know many more through speaking, conferences and social media. Others do everything from moderating forums and Facebook pages, T witter engagement and influencer outreach to creating e-books and blogging for the company. Others are generalists and know more about creating memes than they do about the core values of the brands they represent. Social Media in Action blogging

How Facebook Brings Us Together

Ari Herzog

Cat memes Animal camera feeds YouTube links Zoom events Dinner recipes Free movies Free music concerts Free comic books Free whatever. And, maybe I’ll comment on their memes and lists too. Media Facebook

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How Facebook Brings Us Together

Ari Herzog

Cat memes Animal camera feeds YouTube links Zoom events Dinner recipes Free movies Free music concerts Free comic books Free whatever. And, maybe I’ll comment on their memes and lists too. Media Facebook

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13 of the Most Common Instagram Mistakes Marketers Must Avoid

Hootsuite

To avoid the unique humiliation that comes with an Instagram faux-pas, read on to discover the 13 most common blunders brands make on the social platform—and, more importantly, how to avoid them. Successful social media brands are ones that connect with real people.

Twitter Moms: How to Relate without Looking Like an Imbecile

agora pulse

Whether you’re promoting baby products, books, food products electronics, makeup or clothes you need to be able to relate to the Mom market. As a girl more accustomed to social media marketing hashtags I can tell you that it’s important to research Mom hashtags if you want to market in this field. After a massive backlash on social media, Bic quickly removed the ad and apologized, claiming the message was “inspired by a post on a blog about women in business.”

Awesome Monday Email

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Awesome Monday Email Another one of the best internet memes going around is a string of emails written from the perspective of an attorney. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

If you create content and don’t use a hashtag you are passing it through OWNED media (your subscribers) but it rarely escapes into EARNED media (other people who would be interested. Without the hashtags, status updates, tweets, social objects sit there waiting for the subscribers to see it. Hashtags are about SEARCH and DISCOVERABILITY of social objects. Understanding Memes #PoopTweet and random stuff. Random Joke Memes.

6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace September 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.),