What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

What should be your social media marketing budget? In the not-too-distant past, marketers used three per cent of turnover as the marketing budget ‘rule of thumb’. Newbies are often surprised by how much time social media can eat.

Top Social Media Campaigns of 2019

Meltwater

The holidays are here and you know what that means—we're ranking our top social media campaigns of 2019. We know just how important social media is to your brand's overall marketing… Read More >>>. Social Social Media Trendspotting

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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.

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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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? :

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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Why Oreo’s ‘Daily Twist’ is one of our all-time favorite social media campaigns

Mindjumpers

Its round shape, blackish color and white cream stuffing have undeniably added to its success but as a social media agency we wonder: where would the crowd-pleasing, twistable cookie be today without effective social media marketing?

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

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 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?

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?

How Social Media Marketing Will Emerge Post-COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

If so, this will fundamentally alter shopper marketing. If this spending continues into the fall when campaign spending will peak, then late Q3 to early Q4 may be a very expensive time to run ads.

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.

Fintech Social Media Marketing Done Right

Oktopost

There’s a good reason for this astronomic growth — the rewards are huge and the market has all kinds of directions to grow in. . They’re acquiring customers, developing a brand identity, and expanding their market share. Why Fintech needs social media.

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.

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.

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.

How Political Ads May Impact Paid Social Campaigns

Ignite Social Media

The presidential election in November will impact traditional and digital media buying even if you’re not running political ads this year. million, nearly triple the last presidential election , political ads may impact paid campaigns on social (source: eMarketer, January 2020).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Free Facebook Marketing Tools for your Social Media Campaigns

OnlineRockersHub Marketing Blog

Facebook has 80 million+ Business Pages, and today, Facebook is the largest social media network spread over worldwide with its 2.45 With the growing popularity of Facebook marketing’s effective results, today, every brand needs to get more from their Facebook marketing campaign.

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.

4 Things to Consider When Planning a Holiday Social Campaign

Ignite Social Media

While we’re still a few weeks out from full-on holiday cheer in every storefront, the time to plan your holiday social campaign is now. Read on for all your essential social holiday planning needs. Ready to get started with your brand’s social holiday campaign?

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

Social Media Marketing Checklist: What to Include in Every Post

agora pulse

Social media marketing has a ton of moving parts, from developing a winning social media strategy to engaging with followers. Use this social media marketing checklist to remind you of what to include in every post your team publishes.

Top Online Social Media Courses Your Social Media Manager Should Take

Ignite Social Media

We’ve rounded up the top online social media courses for social media managers to learn best practices and tips/tricks. With these courses you can reduce your time searching for answers, spark innovative ideas and ultimately improve your social channels.

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3 Things You Need to Know Before the Facebook Campaign Budget Optimization Migration

Ignite Social Media

Facebook is giving time back to media buyers by migrating all ad accounts to Campaign Budget Optimization (CBO) starting early next year. That’s when media budget will be set at the campaign level instead of the ad set level.

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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Hashtag Best Practices by Social Media Channel

Ignite Social Media

One question we’re frequently asked is how many hashtags to use on different social media channels. Go ahead and bookmark it so you can reference it whenever you’re writing copy for your social posts.

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.

How to Showcase Your Social Media Skills and Land Your Dream Job

Webbiquity SMM

When looking to land your dream job today, you have to market yourself properly. When evaluating you as a job applicant for any role in marketing (particularly social media marketing) or public relations (PR), prospective employers will scrutinize your social media presence and activity.

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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.

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.

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.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! Here’s a summary just for you to help make marketing for your business easier and more efficient! Yippee: Canva iPhone App To Make A Marketer’s Life Easier!

Old Spice: Successful Social Media Campaign

Mindjumpers

This is due to a very successful social media campaign driven by the “Old Spice Guy” aka “the man your man could smell like” performed by Isaiah Mustafah First back in February, Old Spice launched a video running both on television and web, which quickly quickly went viral.