2021 Social Media Predictions

Ignite Social Media

In a year where 90% of social media plans were thrown out the window, we’re still trying to predict what major occurrences will happen in the months ahead. 2021 Facebook Changes and Predictions. Facebook made headlines a few weeks ago with the acquisition of CRM tool Kustomer.

Tips for 2021 Social Media Planning & Budgeting

Ignite Social Media

To help your organization gear up for the new year and solidify a social media strategy you can be confident in, our expert social media strategists have broken down valuable tips to consider and answers to top questions from marketers across multiple industries.

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Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today!

7 Steps to Develop a Profitable Social Media & Digital Marketing Plan [podcast]

Pam Moore

· 7 Steps to a Profitable Digital and Social Media Marketing Plan. Developing a digital marketing and social media marketing plan that delivers measurable results requires more than a few pretty visuals or snazzy bite size videos you post on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

Politics and Personal Branding: Preserve Your Brand and Relationships in a Political Minefield

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding and Politics – Building Your Brand in a Political Minefield. From global pandemics, social justice, elections, peaceful protests, riots, rallies, supreme court nominations, to trade deals, there is much to talk about.

7 Reasons Why Your Brand Needs Video on Social Media

Later

Video on social media is proving to be the most powerful business asset for gaining new followers, growing your brand, and driving sales. But why is video content so important for brands? And in this new world of social media, video content reigns supreme.

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3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. Replay of a webinar I recently hosted with 3 Easy Steps to Get Your Social Media Budget Approved and Boss on Board with Your Plan ( grab a seat to the replay ). ” A social media plan is far more than throwing pretty visuals at Instagram or Facebook.

How to Develop a Social Media Strategy and Plan: 6 Essential Steps for Success [Webinar]

Pam Moore

Do you ever feel like you are spinning your wheels on the social web? Random acts of Facebook? The key to success using social media for business is that you must not only understand the social networks and social media overall, but you must understand how to INTEGRATE social media into your business so that you can achieve your business goals. Social media is not free.

Personal Branding Strategy: 5 Pillars to Develop a Brand of Authority and Influence

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding: 5 Pillars to Build a Brand of Authority and Influence. Do you need a personal brand in business today? Personal branding is a requirement for any business leader in any niche. Your brand is who YOU are.

The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018. According to a recent study from the DMA, only 48% of marketers believe they are receiving a positive return on their investment in social media. The goal is not to “do social media.”

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. Humanizing your brand enables you to build a relationship built on trust, authority and human connection that can be felt in the heart. Brand Humanization in a Nutshell.

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Parler: What Brands Need to Know About the Latest Social Media Network

Ignite Social Media

Parler is a twitter-style social media platform that was launched by John Matze and Jared Thomson in 2018. Their biggest differentiator is their concept which is to provide a social media network that is free of judgement, where people can freely express their own thoughts and opinions.

3 Reasons Your Boss Said NO to your Digital and Social Media Plan [podcast + ebook]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Social Media Budget Top 3 Reasons Your Boss is NOT Approving Your Plan. ” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? It's more than hopping on Facebook Live and hoping to get famous.

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Ignite Social Media Selected as a Preferred Facebook Marketing Partner

Ignite Social Media

Ignite Social Media, the original social media agency®, is honored to announce its new certification as a Preferred Partner in Facebook’s Marketing Partners for Agencies program. For more information, visit their Facebook Directory Page.

How to Develop a Profitable Social Media Strategy and Plan in 2018

Pam Moore

Are you tired of being sick and tired of not achieving a positive ROI from your time and money invested into social media? You feel as if you constantly spin your social media wheels with little real business results. You don't know where to start to build your social media plan. You started your social media plan but gave up as you have no idea how to budget or prioritize. The truth is Facebook owes you nothing.

Top Flavored Water Brands on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

It’s pretty much become the new “thing” as people across the world declare their favorite brands, tweet pictures and even buy bathing suits to show their support. Just like sports teams and fast food chains , sparkling and flavored water brands have been using social media channels to bring the popular drink to their thirsty customers. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Are you wondering what these hashtag things are that you see on every social network you visit? Because as I always say, social media is about people. Social media simply makes it easier to do such.

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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Tips for Social Media Advertising this Holiday Season

Ignite Social Media

This past year many marketers struggled with their social media advertising efforts. State of Paid Media Buying in 2020. 2020 was a unique year for social media marketing, but the state of social ad buying specifically had some interesting points we want to address.

Social Media Updates: September

yMarketingMatters

September saw some great social media updates for marketers. Here are the most important updates you should be aware of to improve your social media marketing for your business: Facebook. Facebook Pages: Facebook Pages have become more mobile friendly to help businesses build bigger mobile audiences and better communicate with their customers. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest post graphics. Facebook Ads.

July Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is one of the fastest changing forms of marketing online and this past month was no exception! There has been a whole host of new features and updates that have rolled out so without further ado let’s dive into some of this month’s social media trends. Facebook Makes Ad Targeting More Transparent. Facebook’s latest transparency efforts lets users see more information about how advertisers are reaching them.

5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Program is Failing

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many small business owners and marketing teams jump on social media expecting fast results. They are quickly disappointed when what they thought was a well thought out social media strategy, campaign or program fall flat on its face. Many social marketing plans fail simply because the marketing architect underestimated the amount of work required. They get sold on the social media easy button and “Facebook is free” mentality.

Facebook Marketing Webinar: Change the Way You Think About Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social wheels trying to market your business on Facebook? This is a special Facebook live webinar event packed with actionable tips and strategies you can implement immediately. Free Facebook Training Webinar – Here is What you will learn: . 6 foundational pillars for success for Facebook marketing for business. How to increase brand awareness, leads and sales. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now?

Top 3 Reasons Businesses Fail with Digital Marketing and Social Media

Pam Moore

·. Are you a small business owner or working within a medium size company or even a large corporation struggling to get measurable positive results with your digital marketing and social marketing programs? Yes, you can hop on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram quite easily.

Tips and Best Practices for Enhancing Your Social Media Community

Ignite Social Media

2020 has created many challenges for the average person, but it may have created even more challenges for social media community managers across the nation. population uses social media. Ambassador ) 54% of users report using social media to research products.

Social Commerce: A Guide to Shoppable Features on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

From newbies, like TikTok, to the popular Pinterest, our favorite platforms are making social commerce easier than ever with even more ways to purchase. Facebook & Instagram. Facebook and Instagram both have shoppable features like product tags.

Small Business Social Media Marketing Strategies

The Realtime Report

Small Business Social Media. Marketing your small business on Social Media is key to becoming successful. In this article we will discuss why small businesses need social media and tips and tricks to market your business. Build Brand Awareness.

10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook. Facebook wants your content to do more than just inspire and appease your audience. Marketers should not throw in the towel for Facebook marketing. If you built your business on rented Facebook land, shame on you.

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April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. We have recapped some of the April social media trends we saw and how they have adapted to our world’s ongoing situation. COVID-19 has impacted every industry worldwide and social marketing is no different. Instagram rolls out new stickers to encourage social distancing.

45 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools

agora pulse

We’ve culled the best social media analytics tools to save you the time and pain of sifting through everything out there. How do you measure your brand’s progress on social media and make sure you’re on track to reach your marketing goals? Zoho Social.

Top B2B Brands on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

With its ability to get in front of a wide array of consumers, social media may be the darling of retail and B2C brands, but it is increasingly difficult for ANY business to ignore the power of social media marketing. For B2B brands, social media is growing in importance: 66% of B2B marketers report that LinkedIn is effective, 66% say they plan to boost their organic usage of Instagram, and 56% rate YouTube as important to overall brands success ( Articulate ).

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How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. The truth is your brand is all of these things and more. It’s whether you talk about yourself all day on Facebook or if you offer real value. Your brand is what you say, do and think. The Living, Breathing, Human Brand.

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Social Media Management Pricing; Considerations for Setting Your Budget

Ignite Social Media

Understanding social media management pricing and costs isn’t easy. That said, it’s essential that your brand sets your budget before going into any kind of agency search. So then, what should your brand set aside for social media management? Step One: Determine Your Primary Goals for Social Media. Now, everyone is going to read step one and think, “ ROI … I want social media to generate sales.”

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February Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Let’s break down the February social media trends. The State of Facebook Fan Growth. Fan growth is slowing down for brands. We took a sample of 47 Facebook pages and, on average, the pages in this sample grew at a median of 1% over the course of a year. We also looked at the top brand pages on Facebook. Most of the brand pages saw stagnant, if not decreasing fan counts. Facebook Launches New Pinterest-Like App ‘Hobbi’.

8 Things Social Media Listening Can Do For Your Brand

Oktopost

Just about any business has a social media presence. Regardless of which platform, it’s almost impossible to grow a brand’s online presence without a social media presence. What you should listen for on social media.

Social Media Manager Salary: How Much Should You Be Making?

agora pulse

Are you paid enough as a social media manager? Here’s a look at the numbers for a social media manager’s salary. As a social media manager, you may have a few questions about salaries, such as: What is the average social media manager salary?

Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders think a brand starts and ends with a logo, colors and design. In the digital age of today marketers know how to strategically piece together a beautiful canvas of images on their Instagram profile, create eye catching Facebook cover photos, and engaging video intro and outros for YouTube. However, experienced brand marketers know branding is far more than a logo or a simple social media image that gets a ton of likes on Facebook or LinkedIn.

Social Media Updates

yMarketingMatters

Here are the latest social media updates to keep you ahead of the curve and make sure your marketing is up to date and successful! Facebook. Facebook Has New Look and Layout for Pages : Facebook has updated its Page design on desktop to make it easier for visitors to interact with a Page. Facebook confirms that these changes have rolled out to all Facebook Pages. The post Social Media Updates appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media is Not Working in 2018 and How to Fix it

Pam Moore

Are you doing everything the “experts” tell you to do but still are not seeing measurable business results with your online marketing, social media and digital marketing efforts? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired of no ROI from your time and money invested into social media? Is it time you finally acknowledge that your social media efforts are simply NOT WORKING? You are still looking for the social media easy button.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! Facebook. Changes to News Feed Ranking: Facebook announced another change to the algorithm that determines what people see in the news feed. This means that when a friend or Page you are connected to posts about something that is currently a hot topic of conversation on Facebook, that post is more likely to appear higher up in News Feed, so you can see it sooner.