Influencers! Must read > New Facebook guidelines for branded content

Janet Fouts

An influencer must have a verified Facebook page and tag the marketer's page in any post that mentions a third party brand, product, or sponsor. Facebook Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Content Marketing Facebook ads influencer outreach

The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

The best performing and most valuable content provides relevance for the user as well as the brand with a great respect for the context. And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand?

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25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Creating powerful content that grows your business can be a discouraging process. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. Content Curation Tools.

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4 Tips to Ensure Your Branded Content Gets Discovered

Ignite Social Media

Branded content. In an era of ad-blockers and hyper-competitive social media, marketing that takes the form of useful and entertaining content as a way of promoting a brand has become de rigueur. You may already incorporate branded content into your marketing strategy.

How to Repurpose Influencer Content for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to asking whether or not your brand should be repurposing its influencer-generated content – there’s really no question about it. Has your brand considered taking influencer marketing one step further?

Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy

Mindjumpers

With the enormous amount of time spent online on searching for information and connecting to social networks, content marketing is something marketers around the world have become increasingly interested in. Content is the voice of your brand .

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Facebook Adds More Tools for Branded Content in Instant Articles

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook added some new options to branded content in its Instant Articles , including support for marketer logos atop those articles. Readers: Have you experienced any branded content in Facebook Instant Articles?

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5 Ways Boring B2B Brands Can Kill It With Content

Convince & Convert

B2B brands have the challenge of engaging fans despite boring content. These illuminating examples prove that B2B can have fun with content marketing.

5 Reasons Snackable Content is (Still) Awesome

Visually SM

If you’ve ever heard the expression “big things come in small packages,” you already know a little something about snackable content. By breaking an infographic, for example, into a series of memorable quotes and videos, you gain: A longer shelf life for content on social media.

Your Logo is NOT Your Brand – Marketing Brand Strategy in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

When many business leaders think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. Every brand touch counts.

5 Branded Content Campaigns You Need to Know

Convince & Convert

However, this time I’d like to introduce a new theme: branded content, or content that subtly blends into editorial publications and other media communications. without consciously recognizing branded content. Intrinsically, branded content is subtle and indirect.

4 Brands Getting Content Marketing Right

Meltwater

The majority of marketers have made content marketing a pillar of their marketing strategies, and… Read More.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Store and repurpose content for later reposting.

Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements.

Find Your Brand's Content Marketing Groove

Twist Image

You have to know who your content resonates with. This is why content marketing will continue to struggle for brands. Brands are being sold a false bill of goods. Brands believe that the more content they produce, the more people that it will connect with.

7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? They fear they must share what they ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner to build their personal brand.

How to Create People-Powered Content That Works for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Brands are spending millions of dollars and countless hours producing content in an effort to vie for their customer’s attention. Social@Ogilvy reported in February that Facebook’s organic reach is as low as 2% for big brands reaching over 500,000 fans.

Vine for Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

Since Twitter launched Vine , brands have been creative, in adapting the six seconds restriction, of communicating their brand. In this post we look at different ways your brand can benefit from Vine, by incorporating its unique qualities to create visual marketing-content.

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31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

The original WPO model focused on content-sharing to maximize organic brand visibility; as the WPO framework evolved , it incorporated paid and industry (e.g., How can social, PR, SEO, and online advertising efforts be coordinated to maximize brand visibility?

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60+ Content Curation Tools

Pamorama

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How Three Brands Won Big with Content Promotion

Convince & Convert

Content promotion and distribution, as an industry, is starting to grow up. More and more marketers are finding new and creative ways to ensure their content gets seen by the audiences that matter most to their brands.

Monday Roundup: Content Rules

Waxing UnLyrical

A large portion of what we do online is centered around content: creating it, sharing it, reading it. Content helps us promote our businesses, create relationships, and share what is important to us with the rest of the world. 4 Reasons Your Content Is Yawn-Worthy.

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5 Innovative Brands Display an Unexpected Approach to Content

Convince & Convert

In a time when brands are constantly upping the innovation ante, the element of surprise goes a long way in delighting customers. Many brands are embracing storytelling as a powerful strategy, but how many have taken that passion and channeled it into a debut novel?

The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet for some reason, brands continue to drone on about facts, instead of taking the same, tried-and-tested approach for emotional communication. In a world that’s saturated with marketing, it’s more important than ever for brands to make a lasting impression with their customers.

Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Although 93% of B2B companies are doing content marketing, less than half view themselves as successful with it. So—creating a content marketing strategy is vital. These same six questions can provide the basis for formulating your content marketing strategy.

How to Build Your Brands Social Media Content Library

Ignite Social Media

Let’s face it—generating quality, engaging content is tough. Read on for tips on how to ensure your brand stays agile and top of mind by building a top-notch content library. After all, story-telling is one of the most powerful ways to engage customers with your brand.

Can You Build a Content Marketing Super Brand

Convince & Convert

Schaefer is working on a new book called The Content Code. By automatically sharing all of my content, this group of people is indirectly saying that my C game is still meritorious. But that’s the power of content curation as a brand-builder.

6 Rules of Thumb for Successful Brand Publishing

Waxing UnLyrical

The Internet has made brand publishing ubiquitous. Gone are the days when brands required an intermediary to reach their target audience. Now, they have the luxury of reaching out to their audiences directly… through content storytelling. This has made the brand iconic.

Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

Mindjumpers

The creative possibilities of Snapchat enables a brand to communicate personal visual messages to its consumers (no need to mention the importance of visual storytelling , right?) Best practice for brand communication on Snapchat.

7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. Marketers use content marketing for: Brand awareness (79%).

15 Highly Engaging Pokemon Go Brand Posts

Unmetric

I turned to Discover to see if brands too were going nuts over Pokemon Go. There were about 12,000 pieces of Brand Content across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, in North America alone that mention Pokemon. It definitely adds some color to the brand.

Facebook Updates Branded Content Policy to Include Verified Profiles

SocialTimes Facebook

Users with verified Facebook profiles can now share branded content on Facebook, as Facebook announced it updated its Branded Content Policy to include verified profiles. Facebook previously announced changes to its Branded Content Policy in April 2016 , which allowed verified Facebook pages to bring their sponsorships onto Facebook by posting branded content and tagging the associated marketers in their posts.

How Top Brands Are Using Cinemagraphs for Unexpected Social Content

Convince & Convert

Partly due to their creative nature, but also in response to Facebook’s autoplay video and Instagram’s ability to play videos on a loop, the end result offers a powerful incentive to test this medium in your visual content mix.

Weekly Roundup: Personal Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on personal branding. Why Personal Branding? Why: People who build their personal brand build stronger networks and are presented with a greater number of business opportunities. Good morning!

5 Ways to Revitalize Stale Content With Your Personal Brand

Kikolani

As content marketers, we’re occasionally stuck with “stale” content. Stale content comes in many forms, but it shares a commonality in being less effective than its “fresh” counterparts. But stale content presents an interesting dimension; it isn’t necessarily “bad” content.

The Content Marketing Explosion [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Content marketing is on the rise and many people say that “content is king” It seems that more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of great content since ‘content marketing’ has expanded at an exponential rate in 2011 alone on Google.

18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is a hot topic, primarily in the B2B world but increasingly in consumer marketing as well. And as noted here yesterday , 93% of B2B marketers are now using content marketing, with more than half calling it their biggest priority this year.

Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks. SDL’s Content Finds the Customer study found that Millennials are 56% more likely to find brand content on social networks. Is your content ready to find millennial customers?

12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad

Pam Moore

The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone. Every brand, every marketer and human has an opportunity to be the media. Humanizing your brand with visual marketing.

4 Brand Opportunities for Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Instagram Stories is only a few weeks old but brands have already leaped at this new opportunity to engage with their fans. In this blog, we’ll be highlighting some of the opportunities that brands have identified and which brands are successfully achieving results.