5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2016

Ignite Social Media

Thanks to all of these events and more, the social sphere hasn’t been any different. The only true difference is that I’d much rather prefer an awesome social campaign over a political one. Their social campaign, however, performed quite well.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. 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.

8 Holiday Social Media Marketing Campaigns to Try This Season

Social Media Today

It's time to get your holiday marketing campaigns moving - here are some tips to help boost your holiday efforts

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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Top Social Media Campaigns in 2013

The Realtime Report

What were the best social media campaigns in 2013? Here are the top campaigns we published (based on traffic) this past year – and then one more for good luck. 8 Brands That Played In The Realtime Marketing Superbowl: Which Was Your Favorite? :

How to Plan a Pride Campaign on Social Media

Later

For brands, it’s a chance to celebrate, show support and raise awareness of LGBTQIA+ rights on social media, but a successful Pride campaign is more than just adding a rainbow to your logo. Tips for Planning & Running a Successful Pride Campaign on Social Media.

13 most engaging Onam social media posts

Unmetric

However, the volume of posts around Onam saw a dip in 2018 across all the social networks. Facebook was the most preferred social network for brands. In addition to running the usual campaigns, some brands also focused their marketing efforts on social causes.

Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Though it’s a challenge, there’s no magical force keeping you from reaching your social media goals. To establish that, begin with a social media audit. What Is a Social Media Audit?

Four Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign Sucks

Dave Fleet

That’s the three-step approach we recommend companies take when it comes to approaching social media marketing activities for their organization. However, we’re still seeing social media marketing campaigns built with this implicit process.

5 Black Friday Social Media Campaigns and Tactics to Learn From

Ignite Social Media

Black Friday and its online bestie Cyber Monday are a great time of year for brands to implement a social campaign to support traditional marketing efforts. The Marketing-By-Not-Marketing Approach. So how can you apply this approach to your marketing plan?

7 Lucky Social Media Campaigns Winning St. Patricks Day

Social Media Today

Patrick’s Day social media marketing Here are seven brands that absolutely smashed it out of the park with their St.

5 Advanced Social Media Marketing Tips to Help Boost Your Campaigns

Social Media Today

It's time for social media marketing strategies to move beyond vanity metrics - here are some tips to help you up your social strategy game

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Dark Arts of Content Marketing.

Advocacy Campaign Examples in Social Media Marketing

Devumi

Social media has become an important marketing tool for cause-oriented individuals and groups. Let’s take a look at three advocacy campaign examples and learn how each used various social media platforms to promote their causes.

Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. It takes digital knowledge along with solid marketing and communications experience. Bringing in a certified social media consultant can turn things around quickly.

How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Pam Moore

The new always on, always connected, digital and social world provides amazing opportunities for smart digital brand marketers and business leaders to develop, test, and launch marketing programs, campaigns, products and services to market in far less time than days past.

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.

5 Steps to More Creative and Effective Social Media Campaigns

Convince & Convert

Or are you bursting with creative ideas for your social media campaigns, but stumped about ways to validate these ideas? The same is not true of your relationship with your social audience. We marketers fall into this trap an awful lot.

How to Track Hashtag Campaigns with Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

Using social media analytics like Talkwalker’s Hashtag Campaign IQ App , instant and in-depth hashtag tracking is now possible. Using this information, companies, organizations, and even individuals can refine their campaigns and make sure they stand out from the crowd.

Hashtags for Health: Successful Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Smart social media campaigns can drive, enhance, and/or support PR and marketing activities. Even smarter… Read More.

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! Pinterest Adds Promote Button to Pins : Businesses can now launch campaigns in just a few quick steps with the new Promote button on pins.

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.

Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Today marks the start of the 2014 World Cup, a month-long event highly anticipated by fans – and marketers – around the globe. Hyundai teams with Tumblr: At the heart of Hyundai’s World Cup sponsorship lies the #BecauseFutbol campaign, driven by a Tumblr microsite.

Close Looping Your Social Media Marketing Campaign!

Atom Thought

While we all fret about the RoI from social media marketing, there seems to be little concern over how we close loop our social media marketing efforts. How to define a timeline (and hence also know when to push the pedal to extend the life of a campaign).

Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign is Failing (and How to Fix Them)

SocialFish

This last 2-3 years saw businesses flocking to social media in droves. Thanks to the push from the media and success stories of a few top businesses, everyone came looking for their own pot of gold. People on social media are not there to seek out businesses.

All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign

Ignite Social Media

UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. To get started, there are a variety of ways to run a UGC social media campaign for your brand. A step up from this, and very relevant on social right now, is video content.

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19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. Which tactics work best today for building a social media following and growing traffic?

How to Create a Controversial Marketing Campaign That Converts

Social Media Today

It's a risky approach, but controversial campaigns can gain significant traction on social media platforms. Here are some tips and examples

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? Do you know how each campaign performed when measured against those metrics, and how they contributed to the bottom line? There remains some debate about whether social media ROI can be measured.

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How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Social Media Today

Are you utilizing the full power of social media for audience research and testing? Take a listen to this podcast to find out

Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns

The Realtime Report

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for social marketers to create a holiday-themed campaign. According to AdWeek , the campaign ”takes aim at singles going out on the town and looking for romance.”

Monday Roundup: Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

Successful campaigns come in all shapes and sizes. From building trust, to damage control, to sales, a well-executed campaign can win you more supporters, clients and bragging rights! This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on campaigns.

Three Must-Haves for a Successful Conversion Campaign

Ignite Social Media

While social media channels are constantly evolving from algorithm changes to preferred content types, two things in the world of marketing remain tried and true. Another noteworthy campaign was for the 2018 Welcome to the Water campaign for Discover Boating.

31 Most Engaging Raksha Bandhan Social Media Posts

Unmetric

Brands too celebrate events like this with heartfelt and touching social media campaigns to woo their audience. Contests and Rakhi-related themes engaged the most, followed by product-related campaigns and offers.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Social Media Marketing Mix: A Guide to Inform Your Social Media Marketing Budget

Ignite Social Media

At the start of a new year, many marketers are starting to develop or finalize budgets and plans for the year ahead. From a holistic marketing perspective, you may be deciding how much to allocate towards your social media marketing budget in the new year.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. They should also have some basic design skills to bring to marketing and communications projects. It takes a lot of design knowledge to develop a social media strategy and plan a program. For example, there are dozens (probably 100s) of format requirements for the various social networks and platforms.

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Branding: When Political Campaigns Turn to Social Media

Mindjumpers

Unlike the past 56 elections, however, the 2012 election embraced a new media of direct voter engagement at a large scale: Social media. Social media creates a sphere for political interaction. The Presidential Election 2012 is now over.