Top news in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s this week’s list of the most important, must-know social media news featuring LinkedIn, World Emoji Day, Instagram Sales and Instagram anti-bullying. Announce discounts with branded graphics.

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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.

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How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

agora pulse

Let’s begin with a reality check: A whopping 74% of brands have no meaning in consumers’ lives. Consumers don’t care about your brand or your marketing message—unless it resonates. Brands can increase the value of a product or service by 20 times with storytelling.

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Four Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has come a long way over the past decade. Creativity and engagement are essential for a successful B2B or consumer brand social strategy. Here are four key benefits of social media marketing. Build Brand Awareness.

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. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

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Driving brand promotion through social media

Meltwater

It’s no secret that social media channels are one of the most powerful promotional tools available to modern marketers. Whether using social media monitoring to pick up on customer service issues or… Read More >>>. Social

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4 Quick Social Media Wins for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

With all the information out there about social media marketing, it can be hard to know which next steps your brand should take to be more successful. We have four quick social media wins that you can easily start doing today.

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 brands every social media manager should follow on social

Unmetric

Social media is a whole new ball game for brands. And yet, there are some brands out there that are impressively strong at social. What secret social sauce do they use? And how can your brand get in on it? Innocent is yet another millennial cool brand.

Social Media And Branding [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Social media is the now a hot spot for all brands, though it presents an amazing opportunity to create a presence and connect with customers, but on the hind side, it is quite easy to get the whole thing wrong. Social Commerce Psychology [Infographic].

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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! 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! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

How to Craft an Authentic Brand Voice & Maintain It Across Social Media Platforms Successfully

agora pulse

Businesses and social media managers alike have all seen social media accounts that are lively, with engaged followers and distinct, well-formed brands. What Exactly Is a Brand Voice? Sometimes, these brands are simplified. Developing Your Brand Voice.

A Social Media Retail Case Study – Driving Direct Results from Social Media

Ignite Social Media

It’s natural for retail brands to want to learn how to drive direct results via social media, whether in sales or leads. In past years, this has been a challenge, but improvements in social platforms’ ad buying options are making it easier than ever.

5 Social Media Copy Writing Tips

Ignite Social Media

If you’re ready for your social copy to cut through the noise and stop potential customers in their scrolling tracks, this is the guide for you. That’s how your audience should feel when interacting with your brand. It’s the same with social media.

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Social Media Crisis Checklist

Ignite Social Media

From boycotts to recalls to bad publicity, a crisis can strike at any time, for any brand. Therefore, it is important to be prepared at all times for a crisis on your social channels; that way, when one strikes, you can follow your plan and handle the issue accordingly.

May Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

They say April showers bring May flowers and Social’s in full bloom! So many new, fresh and exciting things are popping up on the social scene. Let’s dive into the May Social Media Trends! LinkedIn Live is the newest update to come out of the working-world social platform.

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Top Five Social Media News: Instagram native scheduling is here!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Lots of social media news out this week and here’s a summary of the top five stories you need to know. The image-based network also rolled out an updated shopping section that will display below Product Pins, highlighting Catalog content from the respective brand.

Social Media Marketing Inspiration: Brands to Watch on LinkedIn

Social Media Today

Here are some examples of brand getting the platform right Looking for inspiration for your LinkedIn company page?

How 5 Ecommerce Brands Use Social Media to Gain Customers

Meltwater

We live in one of the most exciting times in ecommerce history—thanks in large part to social media.Over the past decade, thousands of online-first consumer brands have emerged onto the… Read More >>>. Enterprise Marketing Branding Social Media

When Brands Chat on Social Media

Meltwater

Social media is traditionally thought of as a brand-to-customer or customer-to-brand marketing channel.But what happens… Read More.

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Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing importance of reviews, not just for consumer brands but B2B offerings as well—plus backlinks, microinfluencers, and social media conversations—it’s vital to track online brand mentions. Free Brand Monitoring Tools.

December Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

2018 has been a whirlwind of a year for everyone, but especially in the world of social media – a world that is changing by the day. Social didn’t slow down in December – read on for a round-up of December social media updates! December Social Media Updates.

June Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

As June comes to a close we’re ready to celebrate the first days of summer and lots of social firsts. Let’s jump into the June Social Media Trends! While this may seem like a crazy move it may prove better for brands who tend to use the same language for these sections.

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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! The post Social Media Updates appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Spring is synonymous with change and that certainly applies when it comes to social media. There were a whole host of new features and updates being rolled out over the past month from some of the top social platforms. Let’s talk about the April Social Media Trends! .

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3 biggest brand blunders on social media

Socialmedia.biz

Whether you’re a close-knit, community-focused, small business or a multinational conglomerate, social media plays an important role in how people perceive, discover and engage with your brand.

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Why Your Brand Needs to Invest in Social Media [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Why does your business need to be on social media? Check out this overview of some of the key potential benefits

How 5 Fashion Brands Use Social Media

Meltwater

In this day and age, it’s hard to remember a time when the fashion world didn't use social media. Social MediaFrom live broadcasts of the runway shows at New York Fashion Week on… Read More >>>.

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. How do you promote your brand? These days, people go to social media for marketing. You may have also created a profile for your business in social media platforms, posted and promoted your brand as well.

Influencer Branded Content Disclaimers on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

If you work on influencer marketing you should know all about branded content disclaimers on social media and the FTC. Due to this rise in FTC involvement, some of the social networks have adjusted their platforms.

Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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6 best social media monitoring tools 

Unmetric

billion active social media users and that the average person has 7.6 social media accounts? . Imagine the volume of conversation taking place across multiple social media networks by billions of people daily! What can a social media monitoring tool do?

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Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Most successful pages and brands have had a great deal of work put into them over time, along with solid decision-making in terms of content, post frequency, and who or what they tag. What Is a Social Media Audit?

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. Social media is not rocket science.

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. I hope this helps you improve your social media marketing.

Getting everyone social media trained

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” said Ben Franklin about social media training never. Most organizations use social media channels in some way as part of their daily business. Social media training.

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? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

Social Media of Christmas Past

Ignite Social Media

Leading up to the holidays (and even during), shopping is always top of mind and brands are always stepping things up to make an impact during the busiest time of the year. Let’s look back at the social media post of Christmas past to see who brought their jolliest A game.

4 Social Media Trends that are Irrelevant for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Today, it’s tough for brand social media managers to keep track of where and how they should be engaging customers on social media. Brands Using Bae. Brands are coming off as try-hard as they attempt to use words like bae, on fleek, lit, basic, GOAT, etc.

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5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.