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 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.

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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!

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.

12 best social media listening tools for tracking brand mentions

Awario

Social media listening tools are designed to help you keep track of every brand mention and social conversation important to your business. We put together a list of 12 best tools for social listening to make sure you are in perfect sync with your market

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Building Brand Trust on Social Media [#SMTLive Recap]

Social Media Today

Building trust is a key element in effective branding - but how can you establish trust via digital interactions

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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.

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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7 Brands With a Killer Social Media Campaign

Later

Looking for social media campaign ideas to take your marketing strategy to the next level? More than ever, brands are setting themselves apart on social media with creative campaigns — and seeing big results. UGC is a great way to humanize your brand.

How Social Media Helps in Building Brand Credibility

Socialmedia.biz

Social media has taken the world by storm, with billions of people using it on a regular basis. Some of the ways that social media helps in building brand credibility include: . Knowing how to effectively use social media in business is vital to enjoying success.

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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. COVID-19 has impacted every industry worldwide and social marketing is no different.

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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. What B2B brands do you follow on social media?

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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! Do you have social media problems? .

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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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.

Channeling the Chaos of Social Media via Tools

Socialmedia.biz

Social media is chaos. Whether you’re the casual user arguing with somebody’s uncle about politics or you’re a social media manager dealing with customer service complaints. There are a wide variety of strategies behind success in social media marketing.

Tools 101

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. Social Media Marketing Becomes a Thing. According to Google Trends, search interest in social media marketing took off in late 2008 / early 2009.

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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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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. Now there’s brand awareness campaigns which charge by impressions, enhanced conversion tracking capabilities and ads for LinkedIn Talent Solutions customers. Announce discounts with branded graphics. The post Top news in social media appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

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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? 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. Are you ready to stop wasting time and money on the social web?

Social Media Organic Reach 2021: Who Actually Sees Your Content

Ignite Social Media

What was once the sole focus of social media marketing has nearly become an afterthought as businesses allocate more and more of their budgets into social media advertising. Insights such as: A brand Facebook post, on average, reaches about 2.2%

How 5 Social Media Managers Protect Their Mental Health

Later

Working in social media is an amazing way to channel your creativity and connect with different communities. . But managing multiple social media accounts, and all the responsibilities that come with it, can impact your mental health.

KFC vs. Popeyes: Which brand wins on social media?

Awario

While the two brands are fighting for customers in the U.S. and overseas, we took a look at what social media has to say about them KFC and Popeyes have long been the stars of the fast-food scene.

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Starbucks vs. Dunkin': Which brand wins on social media?

Awario

For our newest brand battle, we took Starbucks and Dunkin' for a social listening ride and examined both brands through the lens of social media with our monitoring and analytics tool Awario

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.

The Story of Ignite Social Media, The Original Social Media Agency

Ignite Social Media

I’m Jim Tobin, the founder of social media agency Ignite Social Media (2007) and influencer marketing agency Carusele (2015). To this day, we’re considered among the very best social media agencies in the world. How Social Media Marketing Operated in 2007.

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 Brands Can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media

Later

To help you better understand the holiday and how brands can successfully celebrate Juneteenth on social media, we asked social media strategist and photographer Dante Nicholas to share his knowledge on the day! How Brands can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media.

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.

February Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Let’s break down the February social media trends. Fan growth is slowing down for brands. We also looked at the top brand pages on Facebook. Most of the brand pages saw stagnant, if not decreasing fan counts.

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.”

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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The Brands That Won Social Media During Super Bowl LV

Likeable

While the teams are competing for the Lombardi Trophy, big brands compete for everyone’s attention with iconic TV ad spots. In recent years, though, brands are increasingly incorporating social media marketing efforts into their Super Bowl advertising.

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 key inputs needed to succeed using social media for business.

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.

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.

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.

Being on Brand or Being Real: Which Is Better for Social Media?

Meltwater

What makes for an effective brand positioning strategy on social media? Many brands would say that it's "following strict brand guidelines" while other brands would say it's all about "being real"… Read More >>>.

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? Your social media plans should include a laser focus on both of these if you want to succeed.

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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.