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.

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.

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. If the lights stay on this year, how will marketers make as much impact on social during the game?

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.

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. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

2014 World Cup: Social Media Campaign Round-Up

The Realtime Report

The 2014 World Cup was host to countless ad campaigns, and record breaking social media statistics. Here are some of the brands that created tons of social media buzz during the month-long tournament: Adidas . The #AskZlatan interactive campaign earned over 10.5

The Elements Of A Social Media Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

What’s it take to run a social media campaign? Are you aware that you can’t just “wing it” or throw together a campaign overnight and hope it works? There is a lot that goes into a social media campaign.

5 Best Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media is an incredibly powerful way to reach audiences. Here Are 2 Modern Truths:1. Nonprofits are on a mission to make a positive difference in the world. When you mix… Read More >>>.

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.”

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. The same is true for listening to your customers on social.

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.

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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Four Seasons #IgniteTheSpark Campaign Brings Romance To Social Media

The Realtime Report

Why create a campaign focused on the theme of romance? Four Seasons took this theme and brought it into social media on multiple platforms. ” The hashtag campaign will also include opportunities for followers to win Four Seasons Gift Cards.

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.

The 5 Best Social Media Campaigns for TV Shows

Meltwater

For avid TV show watchers, social media, a.k.a. the second screen, offers a binge-worthy avenue… Read More.

What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

That’s why they are great at relationships, writing and coming up with inventive campaign ideas. These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Social media audits.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! This is great for any business that uses local awareness ads to drive walk-in business as it will help measure the conversion from social or mobile ad campaigns.

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. 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. Photo and image selection are key design skills for social media consultants too.

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Social Media Marketing: Burberry Launches New Campaign on 10 Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Burberry, a “digital darling” among luxury brands, recently launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 collection across 10 different social platforms, according to L2. Instagram has a selection of campaign images.

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.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. It’s important to any campaign’s success to have the right goals in mind and to be as specific right from the start.

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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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.

3 Inspiring B2B Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

B2B companies often feel handicapped in their efforts to market on social media. Typically, they… Read More.

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Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

After the slow month of April, May seems to be back on track with every other fast-paced, exciting month in the world of social media. This is fantastic news for advertisers who want to test their creatives for a variety of campaigns that extend beyond Twitter.

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. Also known as the anti-campaign, this approach especially appeals to brands with more cult-like followings.

Presidential Social Media Campaigns: Obama Sees 2x More Engagement Than Romney

The Realtime Report

President Obama’s campaign has posted nearly four times as much content as challenger Mitt Romney’s campaign, and is active on nearly twice as many platforms, according to new research by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism.

Political Social Media Campaign: Get Your Candidates Elected

Devumi

In recent years, a political social media campaign has become an essential part of the electoral process. For candidates to really establish their presence on the various platforms, they need to begin using these platforms long before their campaign even starts.

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. Starting this month, advertisers both large and small can run campaigns on Instagram.

Using Personalized Marketing In Your Social Media Campaigns

Devumi

Find out how you can better incorporate personalized marketing into your overall social media strategy to meet these demands, keep the attention of your followers, and get more conversions. Planning your personalized social media campaigns Having a good idea of how much […].

Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

Instead, the company is being praised by some for their most recent Twitter campaign that uses ‘ #WomenDrivers ‘ with images of crashed vehicles, parking mishaps, and more. So why has there not been a social media storm and boycott on Audi Ireland?

Under Armour #WhatsBeautiful Campaign Targets Women Via Social Media

The Realtime Report

New marketing efforts reflect this shift, and are aimed directly at the female demographic — with social media as the primary tool for reaching out. The new ad campaign begins a month before the brand’s new high-end collection – called StudioLux Noir – reaches stores, and is “the culmination of three years of development and research.” The campaign will also include more traditional commercial spots on E!,

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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Social Media Updates: March

yMarketingMatters

March saw a few relevant new social media updates that will help you to be more effective, resourceful and efficient in your social media marketing for your business. Promoted Pins are viral and continue to drive conversions even after your campaign has ended.

#Rio2016 Campaigns Dominate Social Media This Week!

Audiense

With #RIO2016 just a week away, is it any wonder that most of social media is dominated by sport. Plus, more social trends that Team Audiense have been catching up on this week. Like Samsung Mobile, Gatorade is also running a couple of different campaigns on the back of #Rio2016.

How You Can Use Promotional Products to Boost Your Social Media Campaign

SocialFish

It’s no mystery why more and more businesses are turning to social media to help bolster their marketing campaigns. The right efforts on social media can lead to major increases in web traffic, brand recognition and communication with target audiences.

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).

How HTC One’s Smartphone Campaign Earned 54,000 Photos Worldwide

The Realtime Report

Brands using billboards in Times Square to encourage social media engagement is nothing new, but HTC One took things a step further with the brand’s “ The Most Beautiful Smartphone ” campaign over the holiday season.

The Building Blocks Of Social Media Campaigns

Josh S Peters

Today on New Mix Marketing I did a post on The Building Blocks Of Social Media Campaigns to help you prep for the big ideas, campaigns, and spends. Social Media Campaigns Social Media Basics Social Media Campaigns Social Media Strategy