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. Next year we’re going to see a large shift in the way marketers and brands are able to program their social ads on Facebook.

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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A Look Into the Future of Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

It’s hard to believe that we’ve provided social media marketing services for 15 years now. As the original social media agency in the United States, we have seen social media platforms grow from small startups into some of the most influential companies today.

7 Smart Tools to Help Improve Your Social Media Branding

Social Media Today

These tools will help improve your social media marketing efforts, and boost your brand presence

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Tips for 2021 Social Media Planning & Budgeting

Ignite Social Media

This past year many marketers were forced to reallocate budgets and pause marketing campaigns due to the coronavirus pandemic. 2021 Social Media Landscape at a Glance. Recent eMarketer data anticipates a 7% increase in digital media in 2021 and a 9.1%

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! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

Is Your Brand Ready for Customer Service on Social Media?

Ignite Social Media

Social media is meant to be one thing and one thing only – and that’s social, right? This may not be surprising if you work in social media since this trend with needing customer service on social has been growing very quickly, especially over the past year.

Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

I got an email this morning from a non-profit I work with wondering how they should think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Social Media Marketing during COVID-19.

How Brands Can Effectively Support Their Social Media Managers

Ignite Social Media

And social media has become a less friendly place along the way. That’s why it’s important to check in on your team that is working hard to make social media management seem effortless. At Ignite Social Media , we do nothing but social media marketing.

8 Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes We Still See Brands Make

Ignite Social Media

Social media has been a part of our lives for over 20 years. While the networks are constantly changing and new features rolling out, we’re still seeing brands make social media marketing mistakes that are easily avoidable.

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. Measuring the ROI on social media is easy once you know what you’re looking for.

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media Manager

Ignite Social Media

It can be difficult to evaluate the success of your social media marketing initiatives when social media is just one of the many marketing tactics you oversee. 10 Questions to Ask Your Social Media Manager. What social channels should we be on?

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.

5 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Branding and Sales Efforts

Social Media Today

Social media marketing can drive branding and direct sales results - when you consider the bigger picture of your efforts

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Survey Results: How has Social Media Behavior Changed with COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

” With that, brand marketers are trying to figure out how to adapt their social strategies to new social media behaviors. Social Media During Covid-19 Survey Results. How Consumers Feel About Social Media Ads in Light of the Pandemic.

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How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers. But the two combined have changed B2B marketing in profound, evolving, and still not completely understood ways. Social Media Marketing Becomes a Thing.

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Social Media Copyright and Fair Use Rules to Know

Ignite Social Media

It’s so easy to grab music, sounds or images on social media and reuse them. So is it ok for brands to do the same things individuals can do? As you use social media platforms to build your brand, you shouldn’t overlook the legal consequences that might arise.

Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update

Ignite Social Media

One week ago today, we wrote a blog post on how to think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak around the globe. Social Media Use, Engagement and Paid Efficiency are Way Up. Having said that, it does seem to be a buyer’s market right now.

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?

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Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. Yes, we have removed the opt-in wall and you can enroll in Social Profit Factor right now!

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. How COVID-19 is affecting the Marketing Industry.

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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. 5 Reasons why marketers fail using social media.

Ignite Social Media Named Top Social Media Agency Back-to-Back

Ignite Social Media

We are proud to announce that Ignite Social Media was named a top social media agency by Agency Spotter! This is the second back-to-back year we have been included in the Top 30 Social Media Marketing Agencies report. About Ignite Social Media.

10 Social Media Tactics Marketers Need to Stop in 2021

Ignite Social Media

A new year means a fresh start for your brand’s social media marketing strategy. As we enter 2021, it’s time to drop some of those bad social media habits and focus on tactics that are designed to drive real, meaningful results for your business.

Stop Listening to Social Media Gurus and Build Your Own Digital and Social Marketing Plan

Pam Moore

However, particularly when it comes to social media and digital marketing, it is very easy to quickly fall into a rabbit hole or wild social media goose chase where you wind up chasing some shiny new social object that could drive you to wasted days, weeks or even months of your time. The same thing goes for most of the content you will find in the digital and social space… it’s often one-off content.

Small Business Social Media Marketing Strategies

The Realtime Report

Small Business Social Media. Marketing Strategies. 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.

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 Social Media Trends That Have Faded

Ignite Social Media

The fun of social media (and sometimes the pain) is how fast it moves and evolves. Social media trends that your audience loves and gives you great engagement on Monday may feel outdated a month, a week, or even a day later. Social media trends come and go.

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COVID-19 and Social Media Marketing: April 6th Update

Ignite Social Media

Please see prior posts: Changing Consumer Behavior and How to Adjust Your Strategy (March 16 th ) Organic vs Paid Social Media Marketing Before and After the Virus (March 23 rd ) Top Questions Brands Have About Their Social Media Strategy During COVID-19 (March 30 th ).

Content Marketing Tips For Building Brand Credibility

Social Media Strategies Summit

Creating and publishing next-level content is one of the best ways to invest in your brand. researched products and brands. Investing in content creation presents one of the best strategies for raising awareness about your brand or products. Content Marketing

How to Hire and Partner with a Social Media Marketing Agency for Maximum Success and ROI

Pam Moore

Hiring a social media marketing agency is a big decision. Same goes for a digital marketing or branding agency. Unfortunately many business and marketing leaders think they can quickly hire a social media agency to generate some fast buzz and a viral video. The truth is that social media is NOT a silo. A good social media agency will help you integrate social media into your business.

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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 marketing? Random acts of Snaps, stories, quotes, tweets and visual marketing? . 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.

9 Strategies For Creating an Effective Social Media Content Calendar

Social Media Strategies Summit

Are you tired of winging it when publishing social media content? A social media content calendar is the need of the hour to ensure that your content is published consistently and on time. Social media content calendars look different for every business.

The Pros and Cons of Social Media

Ignite Social Media

In the last twenty or so years, social media has gone from a vague concept that people used occasionally to a critical part of life, especially for many young people. Social media has both its pros and cons, both for private users and brands. Pros of Social Media.

How Brands Can Benefit from Social Media Groups (#SMTLive Recap)

Social Media Today

During one of our most recent Twitter chats, we spoke with marketers about the benefits of and best strategies for managing social media groups.

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How Social Media Marketing Will Emerge Post-COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

If so, this will fundamentally alter shopper marketing. With less in-store foot traffic, the value of end caps and shelf talkers may decrease and the importance of brand/product identification will increase. Brands Should Be Planning Now.

10 Social Media Tactics to Leave Behind in 2022

Ignite Social Media

In this case, we are talking specifically about social media strategies and trends for brands. What are some brand practices that need to be left behind and what are some strategies that still need improvement going forward into 2022? Social Media Strategy

How “The Facebook Files” Could Impact Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

What Does This Mean for Brands? In fact, brands should be prepared for other changes that could impact their social media marketing performance. What’s Next for Brands? But they’ve also required changes from social media marketers.

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 ). Your management doesn't understand social media and as a result is “afraid of it.

The best brand marketing we’ve seen on social media in the last 5 years

Sprout Social

Similar to the sports world , brand marketing is a highly competitive arena. With new trends, channels, and the promise of virality, technological goal posts constantly shift for communications and marketing professionals. Having a social presence is a top priority.

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