• BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
    [Comments] How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity
    You can choose to like and comment on these posts as yourself or your Facebook page. If you have any customization tips to share, it’d be great to hear from you in the comments below! Facebook is still the leading platform for marketers. From our State of Social Media 2016 report , we found that 93 percent of marketers are actively using Facebook for their business.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Comments] How to Strike Gold with Visual Content Ideas – 3 Awesome Tools
    Once you have some images you wish to share, simply click on that image to comment and Tack will provide a template comment including T&Cs that you can use to request permission. You can also easily comment and engage using Tack’s features. Tell me in the comments below – what is your favorite way of finding and recording your visual content ideas so you are never stuck for what to write or post? .
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 013: Jumpstart Your Content Strategy
    Leave us a comment below. Today we’re going to talk about three tips for creating your content plan. If you’ve ever struggled with how to really think about creating a long term content plan then this video is for you. I know I’ve talked to a lot of you and you’ve thought, “Gosh. I don’t even know what I’m having for dinner later today let alone what I’m going to write about or do a video about three or six months from now.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Comments] Instagram vs. Snapchat: Which Is Best for Your Business?
    On Instagram you can engage with a post by liking it, commenting on it, saving it and sending it directly in a message. Additional engagement includes liking a comment or expanding a photo to zoom in. Since the launch of Instagram Stories in mid–2016, Snapchat and Instagram have been competing at break-neck speeds to release hot new features and keep customers on their own platform. Within the last year, we’ve seen Snapchat invest in their editing and camera filters.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Comments] The One Type Of Blog Post The Will Transform Your Blog Immediately
    The best way to get on their radar is to start commenting on their blogs, or reaching out to them on social media…. This will keep the communication going in the comments, more engagement for your blog ! The next thing I do is schedule an email out to my list, doing the social media stuff first helps to create some shares and sometimes even comments. Let me know in the comments! This is a guest contribution from Joe Elliott.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Comments] Six Ways to Use Social Listening in Crisis Communications Planning
    Comments This is a bit of an aside & it's related to different. In the second of our three-part series on using data and analytics for crisis communications planning, Gini Dietrich walks you through social listening and how to build a dashboard that will help you predict future issues. The post Six Ways to Use Social Listening in Crisis Communications Planning appeared first on Spin Sucks. by paulakiger Is there any role for Yelp, TripAdvisor, etc. reviews in the.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Comments] How Freshly Picked Saves Three Hours A Day on Social
    Instead of monitoring each profile separately and switching between them to answer questions and engage with comments, Fagan’s team is able to quickly and easily see all their incoming social messages in one place. “My My team loves that we are able to cover every single comment with confidence, and put our names next to each one that we’ve conquered.”. We are no longer missing powerful interactions with customers, and we are able to answer every question and monitor who comments.”.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Comments] #SimplySocialAwards: Best Overall Social Content Strategy
    Just look at one of the many laudatory comments Alaska Airlines received from the above Facebook post: Note Alaska Airlines’ personalized response to Lindsay, both in content and signature. This built and amplified the goodwill of the airline’s audience (188 Likes on Lindsay’s comment, and 68 Likes on Alaska Airlines’). Instead of asking for a Like or comment, in this post Maybelline asks for a specific emoji and tag from its audience.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Comments] How to Earn Extra Money Freelancing While Starting a Blog
    If you have a question about freelancing or working with difficult clients, leave that in the comment section. This is a guest contribution from Kevin Balcker. You should already know that earning money with a blog does not happen overnight. It takes time, consistent publishing of great content, and unique smart ideas to make a blog take off. Depending on the niche you want to get in, ranking in search engines might be tough, and often requires strong SEO skills.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Comments] Three Things Big Data Can Do to Help in Crisis Communications Planning
    Comments I would think one of the big challenges is explaining to. There is a three-step process to using data and analytics in crisis communications planning. The first is, as Mitch Joel says, having sex with Big Data. Gini Dietrich brings you the first in a three-part series to help you prepare for the inevitable. The post Three Things Big Data Can Do to Help in Crisis Communications Planning appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Comments] How to Use Facebook Insights and Analytics to Boost Your Social Media Marketing Strategy
    Reactions, Comments, and Shares. Reactions, Comments, and Shares. For engagement, you can choose: Post Clicks / Reactions, Comments & Shares. Reactions / Comments / Shares. People reached are the people who saw your posts in the past 28 days while people engaged are the people who liked, commented on, or shared any of your posts or engaged with your Page (e.g. Facebook Insights is one of the most powerful Facebook analytics tools available.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Comments] Social Media & Government: Cutting Red Tape for Increased Citizen Engagement
    Acknowledging incoming Tweets or replying to Facebook comments can be enough to show an effort. Social media isn’t just a way for us to send memes, find entertaining videos or keep up with the latest pop culture trends. It’s one of our primary forms of communication. In fact, social media was ranked as people’s top choice for customer care in our Q2 2016 Index. The use of social media to communicate extends to government as well.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Comments] Business Spring Cleaning: Sparkling Clean Website Performance
    Comments Thanks ma'am! Our business spring cleaning continues, this week with your website performance. Laura Petrolino explains how to make both the operational and customer-focused parts of your site sparkle. The post Business Spring Cleaning: Sparkling Clean Website Performance appeared first on Spin Sucks. This stuff isn't sexy, but it's necessary by Laura Petrolino Awesome list!
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Comments] The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools
    Sample review: “Known as the industry’s social pioneer, Radian6 says it lets marketers quickly and efficiently track, monitor, and react to comments, questions, and complaints in real-time. Sample review: “Known as the industry’s social pioneer, Radian6 says it lets marketers quickly and efficiently track, monitor, and react to comments, questions, and complaints in real-time. This includes pulling all posts and comments into one dashboard for analysis, measurement and engagement.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Comments] 186: A Step-By-Step Guide to How I Write a Blog Post
    Go away and try this technique I’ve just talked about, or it might be something more about leaving a comment, or telling a story, or responding and interacting with what you’ve done in some way. How I Write a Blog Post – My Step-By-Step Process. Today, I want to walk you through my step by step process for writing a blog post!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #353
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Comments] The Big Question: Which PR Buzzwords Must Die?
    Comments Now that you mention it, I agree. PR buzzwords are a double-edged sword. We're responsible for their notoriety and then we want them to die. We asked five experts what they thought. The post The Big Question: Which PR Buzzwords Must Die? appeared first on Spin Sucks. by Gini Dietrich I love this but admit I feel a little sorry for “yummy.” by paulakiger Related Stories The Big Question: Artificial Intelligence and the PR Industry The Big Question: Is Thought Leadership Dead?
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Comments] 6 Ways I Use Facebook Ad Targeting
    Let me know in the comments below! Facebook ad targeting is one of the primary reasons why ads fail or succeed. You could have the perectly crafted ad, but you shouldn’t expect it to work if it’s targeting the wrong people. While I could go on and on about the various ways that you can target with Facebook ads, I thought it would be more useful to profide specific use cases and show precisely the ways that I use my primary Facebook ad targeting methods.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Comments] Better Collaboration with Recent Enhancements Across Sprout
    Sprout users can now configure push notifications on iOS and Android for all Facebook message types supported in the Smart Inbox, including: Comments and Replies, Private Messages, Posts and Reviews. For Instagram, users can now configure Comments and location Brand Keywords as push notifications as well. Sprout’s platform enables teams to better collaborate and more easily manage their workflow.
  • RAZOR SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Comments] Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog
    For example, most links from blog comments are NoFollow because too many spammers were using comments to get links. When was the last time you analyzed the inbound links pointing to your blog? Google is looking at your link profile, so you should be too! If your backlink profile looks unnatural Google will penalize your blog which in turn harms your search engine ranking. This is why it’s important to identify and remove broken, old or poor quality links from your blog’s profile.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Comments] What Social Media Measurement Tool Does My Business Need?
    In terms of community and moderation, there’s also a strong overview of reviews posted, comments reviewed, messages reviews, and average response times. Let us know in the comments! Do you ever wonder how to best measure your social media efforts? There are numerous tactics like creating a social media calendar , but at the end of the day, if you can’t narrow down your “why,” there’s not much reason to invest time in social media for business.
  • JON LOOMER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
    Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. As I type this, I will be speaking for a rather large group in 12 hours at Social Media Marketing World in San Diego. I’d be lying if I told you I’m not nervous. I still have nerves.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Comments] The 6 Key Components of a Successful Marketing Campaign
    I share my second rough draft with my entire team–yes, even my VP of Marketing–and allow comments, questions, and suggestions that will make the campaign stronger. . Ready, set, launch a campaign! It’s time to push the envelope and plan a campaign that is more creative and delivers better results than the last one. Here are the six components to focus on. Let’s channel our inner Olivia Pope, the campaign genius, and “handle it.” ” 1. Nail Your Campaign Theme.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Comments] Square vs. Landscape Video – $1.5K Worth of Experiments: Here’s How They Compare
    Square video outperformed landscape video on each social media network in terms of video views, engagement (likes, comments, and shares), and completion rate (%). Seeing how mobile screens are taller than they are wide, square video naturally would take up more newsfeed and lead to greater engagement – things like views, likes, comments, shares, completion rate, etc. We’d love to hear your thoughts or ideas on all of these results in the comments!
  • KATIE LANCE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 012: 3 Instagram Hacks
    Leave me a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook group and join the conversation over there. Instagram is one of my favorite social media platforms and there’s a lot that you can do with Instagram. Today I want to share with you three of my favorite quick tools for rocking your Instagram strategy. Tip number one, you’ve got to rock your bio. Hack number two, it’s all about hashtags !
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Comments] Crisis & Reputation Management on Boards’ Radar
    Establish who will monitor and respond to social media comments. The 2016 Aon Global Risk Management Survey that polled CEOs, CFOs and risk managers ranked damage to brand and reputation as a top concern, displacing the financial and economic risks that have traditionally dominated this survey in the past.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Comments] 3 Foolproof Ways to Generate Leads with Social Media
    Share your stories with me in the comments below! If I refer to social media as a lead generation tool, what comes to mind first? I hesitate to ask because the response is not always positive. Maybe because the scars are still healing from a past failed social media campaign. Maybe it’s from reading one too many faux-advice columns on optimal social media posting times.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Comments] Don’t Make These Mistakes When Scheduling Instagram Posts
    Let us know what you think in the comments below! Scheduling software can be one of the best tools that you can have in a world that relies so heavily on social media. It lets you share updates at peak times without actually having to be on your device to press “Post,” and lets you schedule content as far in advance as you’d like. Agorapulse’s scheduling tools make it possible for you to schedule Instagram posts ahead of time (including right from the mobile app).
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] How to Use Social Media to Create Stellar Webinars
    Start by posting questions to your audience and engaging in the comments section as well as publishing and sharing blog posts that show your intimate understanding of the problem. Post by Adi Englander. The internet is undergoing another major transformation. Video is utterly and completely taking over, and live streams are the bells of the digital ball.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data
    Comments: How many users took the extra step to leave a comment on your image or video? Comments show the willingness of users to interact with your brand, start a conversation or share your content through a mention. Remember that comment count isn’t always a sign of success as negative feedback often occurs for brands. At the same time, comments give you the opportunity to engage and change a poor experience into a pleasant one.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] How to Grow Your Fitness Blog to 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Less than a Year
    Share you own story or questions in the comments, I would be more than happy to answer them. By Alex Chris of reliablesoft.net. How do you build a successful fitness blog? What does it take to start a blog and grow the traffic to 100K monthly visitors in less than a year? If you have a fitness blog or planning to start one or even if you are just curious on how you can grow your blog’s traffic fast, then this post is for you.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] 9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing
    It showed how to make a super simple craft, and it was still receiving favorites and comments more than a year later. Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post. Few people enjoy reading a wall of text. Content marketing will not work unless you engage in visual marketing. Here are a few tools to help you! Create Images. Canva. Visuals are a very important part of any content.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] 185: How to Get a Blogging Job
    Demonstrate in your application that you’re not just willing to write the content but you’re willing to respond to comments, that you’re willing to share the content on social media, and that you’re willing to go the extra mile to help them to build a successful blog. How to Apply for a Blogging Job. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about finding a job as a blogger – particularly how to apply for a blogging job.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] 185: How to Get a Blogging Job
    Demonstrate in your application that you’re not just willing to write the content but you’re willing to respond to comments, that you’re willing to share the content on social media, and that you’re willing to go the extra mile to help them to build a successful blog. How to Apply for a Blogging Job. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about finding a job as a blogger – particularly how to apply for a blogging job.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Comments] How to Use Facebook Canvas for Posts or Ads (or Both!)
    Let us know in the comments! If you have been paying attention to Facebook lately, you might have noticed there are some new types of posts available on Facebook. One of those is Canvas. It is a new way to present content that goes beyond simply choosing a picture or text. In this article we will review how to use Facebook Canvas, as well as why you would want to use it in the first place. Why Use Facebook Canvas?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017
    [Comments] Community Discussion: Analysis of Your Most Popular Post
    Feel free to share your post in the comments below, with your analysis – how did it get such a great reaction, and how can you recreate that? So here at ProBlogger we love to look at what has been successful and what hasn’t in terms of content, and learn from it. There is always something to be taken away from each experience, and it’s important to know the difference.
  • JON LOOMER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Comments] How to Share a Facebook Advertising Audience or Pixel
    Let me know in the comments below! If you are a consultant, work for an agency or ever need to advertise for others — or are a company working with someone who manages your Facebook ads — you may run into the need for sharing a Facebook advertising audience or pixel. As we move forward, we’ll look at this from the perspective of the consultant, agency or entity that needs access to the pixel or audience.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #352
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: 7 Reasons Why Content is Required
    Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. If you are an entrepreneur with a website, content is required. The inclusion of content humanizes your brand, provides proof of expertise and builds trust. My website and business are prime examples of this.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Comments] Social Media Management Tools Compared
    Now it’s time to share it with your fans and watch the comments roll in. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool? In order to keep an eye on all comment types across each social channel, you’ll need to have one column for each. Unlike Sprinklr where each type of comment gets its own home, all comments can come into Engagor in one handy inbox.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Comments] How to Size Images for Facebook Event Cover Photos
    This is the main resource for the event’s specific details, comments and updates. One of the easiest ways to connect your friends, family or fans is through an event. And on Facebook, it’s simple to create an event , send invites and keep the conversation going. With all the noise on social, you need to make sure your Facebook event cover photo stands out and is memorable to invitees.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Comments] The Complete Guide to Instagram Ads: A Step-by-Step Guide to Advertising on Instagram
    You can’t reply to comments on your Instagram ads. Instagram offers incredible opportunities for businesses of all sizes to reach their target audiences. But as more and more brands join Instagram and the feed becomes more competitive, it can be harder to stand out. Imagine being able to reach the specific groups of Instagram users you want to connect with, engage them, and convert them into customers. Well, that’s totally possible! In late 2015, Instagram opened up Instagram ads.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Comments] Facebook Stories: Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest Feature
    Let me know in the comments. Facebook has today begun to roll-out testing of Facebook Stories to a number of new countries. Facebook Stories are short user-generated photo and video collections that can be viewed up to two times and disappear after 24 hours. Correction : A previous version of this post noted that Facebook Stories was rolling out worldwide. It now appears that Stories are actually expanding into a few new countries (Chile, Greece and Vietnam) for testing.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 011: 3 Tips to Rock Your Facebook Live Broadcasts
    Download my cheat-sheet with 30 Facebook Live Ideas here >> As always, we would love your comments and feedback on this episode! Leave us a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook Group and join the conversation there! Today, I’m going to share with you three tips for rocking your Facebook Live.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Comments] How to Leverage Your Social Media KPIs to Drive Business Growth
    Comments and reactions are great, but you know what drives sales? As social media marketers, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun, creative work of managing a great social media campaign. From tracking how your networks look to social media KPIs (key performance indicators) like engagement rates and follower counts, every section has its purpose. But something more critical to consider is how will your campaign impact the business? How do you determine a campaign’s real social media ROI
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Comments] Wanna Try The Facebook Live Scheduling Tool?
    Let us know in the comments! Facebook Live Videos are popping up every where now, and for good reason. Although live videos are great, they come with their own set of drawbacks. When Facebook Live first rolled out, you had to either spontaneously go live or promote your broadcast without a link where potential viewers could sign up for your live video. But did you know you can now schedule live videos with the Facebook Live scheduling tool?
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Comments] Top 5 Facebook Trends & How to Implement Them
    Have someone monitoring the comments and jotting down the questions that can be relayed over to the person in front of the camera. Leave us a tip in the comments below! It seems like every time you check the news, there’s something new going on at Facebook. It can be challenging to keep up with all the latest changes and updates. But we’ve got you covered with a few of the latest Facebook trends we’ve seen.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Comments] The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools
    Photos of faces even more so, generating 38% more likes and comments. Images add color, visual appeal, and life to online content. Blog posts and articles with images get 94% more views than those without, according to Jeff Bullas. Pictures make your news release more likely to be read and your business more likely to be contacted. Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest are among the fastest-growing and most engaging social networks.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Comments] What 2,957 Facebook Pages Told Me About Organic Reach
    It keeps momentum (and engagement) going by offering genuine gratitude and offering a timeline contest that asks fans (and non fans) to leave a comment. (It From the video’s comments, you can see that it brought back memories for many #MADalumni. ” This is a great way for fans to comment (and to have those fans’ comments appear in their friends’ desktop activity feeds). Let us know in the comments!
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Comments] Getting to Know the Ghost: The Complete Beginners Guide to Snapchat
    I’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas in the comments below this post. . This post has been refreshed for 2017. Snapchat is the latest platform taking the social media world by storm. Since its launch, in September 2011, Snapchat has shown incredible growth. The Venice, California-based company now boasts over 161 million daily active users and 10 billion video views , daily.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Comments] How to Present Your B2B Social Media Planning Deck
    Always end your presentation with enough time for questions and comments, and be confident in your data so that you’ll be able to answer any question you’re hit with. Are you struggling to organize your big, juicy, strategic plans into one presentation deck? We’ve been there. Let’s break it down to the essentials: the key components of an effective deck that positions you and your department best, and makes your requests clear. Give Some Background.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Comments] Monitor & Engage Anytime With Facebook & Instagram Push Notifications on Mobile
    Select which types of notifications you would like to receive: Comments and Replies, Private Messages, or Reviews. Select which types of notifications you would like to receive: Comments and/or Brand Keyword Locations. Social media is 24/7. It has become second nature for consumers to turn to social networks like Facebook and Instagram on their morning commute, during the day while on-the-go and even as they wind down in the evening.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Comments] Social Media Stress is Real
    But if any of you have tips or other resources around de-stressing and digital detoxing, please feel free to share in the comments over on Mizz Information. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Today, APA released the second part of their annual Stress in America™ report , which focuses on something that’s super real for me and, according to the report, 86% of US adults: social media stress.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Comments] Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Marketing to Monetize and Grow Your Business – Candice Galek [SSM034]
    People were commenting and giving me their genuine opinion on the content that we were posting. When I hear the words “LinkedIn marketing” my mind immediately jumps to traditional sales tactics. Cold emailing or messaging, following up, following up again, and then sometime down the line, closing the deal. Although a robust sales tool, LinkedIn rarely gets brought up in conversations about effective social media marketing channels for businesses.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
    [Comments] Douglas Rushkoff Debates Media, Technology And Politics - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    He is Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at CUNY , technology and media commentator for CNN , digital literacy advocate for Codecademy.com and a lecturer on media, technology, culture and economics around the world. media commentator. Episode #557 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017
    [Comments] The Hot Mess Dumpster Fire That Is Corporate Content
    The kind of content that you actively seek out, pursue, like, share, comment and engage with? How many brands are creating content that you just can't wait for? . Go ahead. Make a list. I'll wait. You're done, aren't you? Are there any brands on your list? Stop for just a second and think about that. We've been looking at this content marketing space for some time now. My blog, Six Pixels of Separation , started back in 2003. It wasn't the first corporate blog. It won't be the last.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Comments] #SproutChat Recap: Proving Return on Investment for Social
    I think comments and retweets are types of engagement correlates the most with ROI. Just like any digital marketing effort, proving social media return on investment is essential. Social marketers are held to an even higher standard since so much of their work is visible across social networks. So social media agencies often feel even more pressure to be able to show ROI to clients.
  • JON LOOMER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Comments] How to Create Facebook Ads for Instagram Stories
    Let me know in the comments below! Facebook advertisers now have the ability to create ads that reach users within Instagram Stories. Here’s what you need to know… Instagram, as you know, is owned by Facebook. Instagram Stories are collections of images and videos that users create, similar to SnapChat Stories. If you are old (hey, settle down — I’m old, too), just know that this is all the rage and something the kids are doing these days.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Comments] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    The experiments included analyzing 16 million comments made on CNN.com and conducting an online controlled experiment, and the results were varied -and interestingly, people who might not have chosen to troll in the comments section were swayed by existing negative comments, and decided to troll instead. And this has a flow-on effect to other commenters, and subsequent comment threads.
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: The Fear of Failure
    Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. Now that I’ve begun writing more about the day-to-day grind of entrepreneurship, I am getting flooded with stories from readers that follow a common theme: They are scared. They have an intense fear of failure.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Comments] Do’s and Don’ts for Reactive Social Media Engagement
    Every comment brings the opportunity for a positive interaction, even if it starts out as negative. If the comments are political, vulgar, inappropriate, or damaging to others in the community, you should avoid responding and hide it if necessary. • In the growing world of social media, user experience and customer service are playing an ever-crucial role.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Comments] Three Ways to Be Prepared for the Inevitable Fake News Crisis
    Comments I like it when people think! No brand, organization, or executive is immune from fake news or a 5 a.m. Twitter frenzy. Here are three things you can do right now to prepare. Insurance, if you will. The post Three Ways to Be Prepared for the Inevitable Fake News Crisis appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Comments] 20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017
    If we’re missing your favorite social media marketing conference, it’d be awesome if you could share the details in the comments section to let others know about it. I’d love to hear from you in the comments section below. Working on social media can be a little lonely at times, especially if you are working as a team of one. Imagine being around like-minded people who understand your daily struggles and learning from top professionals in the marketing world.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] Are You Ready for The New Facebook Conversion Pixel?
    And remember, regardless of the pixel changes and which ad creation service you use, Agorapulse’s dashboard will still catch and collect every single comment on your Facebook Ads for you to monitor and respond to. . Leave us a comment and let us know what you think! Facebook’s tracking pixels is a central part in Facebook Ads marketing for many businesses. The conversion pixel tracked user behavior after they click on your ad.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 010: What Handle Should You Use for Social Media?
    If you have any questions, leave us a comment below or in our Social Media Forum Facebook group. It’s episode ten! Today I am answering one of the questions I get asked all the time. The question is: what handle should I use for my social media networks? The answer is: it depends. Ideally we want to have that same handle on Facebook, on Twitter, on Instagram, on Snapchat, on all your social media platforms, but you want to think about “What is your brand?”
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] How to Identify Your Social Media Influencers
    Also, social media influencers can impact your SEO through: More brand mentions: The more people are talking about your brand, the likelier they are to share, post, comment or cite in a blog. If you hang around a social media marketer long enough, you’re bound to hear the term social media influencers tossed around in conversation. Social media influencers are the bread and butter to marketing strategies and help brands build valuable relationships on social media platforms.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] How to Drive Twitter Traffic to Your Website
    Let us know in the comments! Twitter is an awesome place to follow the latest trends, network with influencers and even tweet the odd celebrity (@jk_rowling for me). If you’re a marketer though, it has a more serious purpose because it’s a valuable tool for driving traffic to your blog, website or landing page. In this article, I’m going to share 5 tips for driving Twitter traffic to your website and ask a few of my favorite influencers for their input along the way too!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] Ten Simple Ways to Improve Any Blog Post in Minutes
    Perhaps you don’t seem to get many comments or shares. If you’re not sure how to finish your post, you could: Invite comments (“Do you have any tips to add? Leave a comment below!”). If you’ve got any quick blog post fixes to add to the list, too, drop a comment below! Are your blog posts as good as you want them to be? Or maybe your recent posts are great, but you feel like your older ones are lacking something.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] Think Like a Television Network to Create a Winning Social Media Strategy
    More importantly, each photo gets 50+ comments—many from design pros—that help the company think through future layouts, design touches, and more. Download the free social media channel strategy template here , and in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter, let me know what TV-style shows you are committing to in the future. From a marketing perspective, there is no such thing as “social media.”
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] Three Ways to Build Executive Thought Leadership
    Comments Gini–In today's low trust environment, it's critical for. While some think thought leadership is a buzzword, it's a tactic that is very effective. If you can build influence for all of your execs, you will win in the public eye, and with prospective customers. The post Three Ways to Build Executive Thought Leadership appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • SOCIALLY SORTED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Comments] 3 Quick Short Video Ideas – Shake Up Your Visual Content
    The click throughs on this post were about 4 x higher than usual and we had a lot of great engagement and comments on Instagram about the blog post. What gets the most views, shares, comments, shares? Let me know in the comments below if you’ve discovered a new tool to try! . Stuck for what to post? Need some quick short video ideas to shake up your content? . You’re in the right place!
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Comments] 10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use
    Leave a comment below and let us know. Twitter marketing involves a lot of moving parts. Engaging with your audience , managing your followers and creating content are just a few of the responsibilities marketers take on every day. As you can imagine, doing all of this within the native Twitter app can be frustrating, to say the least. But luckily there are tools you can use to make life a little easier.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #351
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Comments] Start Measuring Customer Satisfaction With Twitter Feedback by Sprout Social
    To complement the survey workflow, the new Twitter Feedback Report aggregates all customer satisfaction ratings collected via Twitter Feedback survey responses and provides visibility into the individual scores and private comments as well as aggregate, trend and agent-level insights. Twitter has become the go-to channel for many people to connect with a business or service provider.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Comments] Do You Know the Value of Your Website?
    Share in the comments about how that came to be. This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Blog. —— Recently I had a short Twitter conversation about whether valuable and important are equivalent when it comes to websites. carriehd value=importance, surely? Tracy Playle (@tracyplayle) February 15, 2017. platform.twitter.com/widgets.js. I do not think that they are. Of course most organizations know it is important to have a website.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Comments] Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools
    The free plan on Quintly lets you access analytics for up to three Facebook Pages, offering stats on the main engagement metrics (likes, comments, shares) plus stats on follower growth. For Instagram, it tells you basic metrics such as followers, posts, comments, and likes. You can also reply to comments, create up to three custom feed of Instagram accounts you are interested in, and explore featured users and top hashtags.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Comments] Why Is Social Media Measurement So Hard?
    Shares, likes, and comments are great. It’s not every day that you hear someone saying, “The return on my social media strategy is outstanding!” ” In fact, new research from eMarketer shows that less than 20% of B2B marketers know for sure that their social media is generating positive results, and I’d guess the B2C data is similar.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Comments] Infographic: Changes To The Social Media Industry In 2016 and Early 2017
    Let me know what you think about the infographic in the comments, or feel free to share a change that might not have made the list, but you feel was one to be noted. Throughout 2016 and into the early months of 2017 there have been some noteworthy headlines surrounding social media. From efforts to prevent the spread of ‘fake news’ to the announcement of Snapchat’s first physical product (Spectacles) – it’s been an interesting last year in the social media space!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Comments] 183: 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments
    In today’s lesson, I want to give you some really practical things that you can do to increase engagement – particularly to get people to comment – on your Facebook page and if you have them – groups. If FB sees you’re getting lots of likes, shares and comments on your posts – they’re seeing what you’re doing as worth showing to others. Further Resources on 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Comments] 183: 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments
    In today’s lesson, I want to give you some really practical things that you can do to increase engagement – particularly to get people to comment – on your Facebook page and if you have them – groups. If FB sees you’re getting lots of likes, shares and comments on your posts – they’re seeing what you’re doing as worth showing to others. Further Resources on 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017
    [Comments] 10 Tips for Using Facebook Live to Build an Audience
    Also track Likes/Comments/Shares, total views and the increase in page likes. Live video streaming is all the rage. Facebook has the largest digital audience, so Facebook Live is the obvious choice to reach and engage almost any audience. If you’re a one-man-brand, a small business or a large concern, this technology can boost your marketing and digital PR efforts. Facebook suggests you just press the Live button and start broadcasting. And you can do that.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017
    [Comments] How to Capitalize on Instagram as a Small Business
    How you deal with negative comments on social media can put your brand in the spotlight for all the right reasons, and how you acknowledge complaints quickly and efficiently can speak volumes. How to Capitalize on Instagram as a Small Business. Instagram’s user base is growing at high speed passing the 600 million follower mark back in December 2016. Since it was first introduced five years ago, it has overtaken Twitter to become the social media’s rising star for businesses.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017
    [Comments] Smart Social Media Tools and Automation
    As always, we’d love to hear your thoughts on this – leave us a comment below or join the conversation in our Facebook Group here! When it comes to social media marketing, I often get asked about tools to help make the process easier, faster and more streamlined. Here are my thoughts on this…. For any business owner, to use social media effectively – you need processes, systems and the right people resources in place.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017
    [Comments] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    News site deters comment rants by making you take a quiz | Endgadget. Facebook’s Rolling Out a New Page Inbox to Manage Page, Messenger and Instagram Comments in One Place | Social Media Today. This week we’re talking about changing up routines and slashing things out of our lives if we want to be successful. Also Facebook maybe making our lives easier, taking quizzes, and what to do when you wanna chuck it all in… I’M MOTIVATED! Let’s do this.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017
    [Comments] The Big Question: Is Thought Leadership Dead?
    Comments “Thought leadership” isn't as bad as “ideation,” which. Is the term thought leadership a buzzword and it's time to shelf it, or is it alive and well, but used improperly? We ask five experts for their thoughts. The post The Big Question: Is Thought Leadership Dead? appeared first on Spin Sucks. by PK Related to words we speak (not thought leadership), my parents. by Kristy C.
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] Schedule Facebook Live Videos and Webinars
    Let me know in the comments below! You may not realize this if you follow my Facebook page, but I am very active with Facebook Live right now. But all of the live videos I create are for my Power Hitters Club private Facebook group. From the beginning (mid-2014), I’ve hosted weekly webinars for this community. But until January of 2017, I’ve always used GoToWebinar. I now stream those webinars directly to the private Facebook group via Facebook Live.
  • JON LOOMER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] Create Facebook Lookalike Audiences From Multiple Countries or Regions
    Let me know in the comments below! Facebook Lookalike Audiences aren’t new. But an update was just made that could make them more effective — or at least much easier to use. Let’s take a closer look… What Are Lookalike Audiences? Lookalike Audiences allow advertisers to create an audience of people similar to those already connected to their brand. For example… Let’s ay that you have an email list of the people who bought from you during the past year.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #350
    This site is "taking the edge off rant mode" by making readers pass a quiz before commenting - NiemanLab. There was a time, a decade ago, when the comments were the most interesting part of web articles (aka blog posts) -- a time when this new web-enabled discussion, debate, and engagement of minds seemed about to usher in a new era of enlightened intellectual interactions. Whereas today, reading comments is an exercise in masochism.
  • UNMETRIC  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] How Brands in the Pharmaceutical Industry Stack Up
    While engagement is primarily a measure of interactions like Likes, Comments, and Shares, one of the other biggest performance markers is the Reach and Impressions a post gets. Social media has been established as one of the key channels of the modern day marketing mix. However, for some industries like Pharma, the number of regulations around publishing content makes maintaining a solid social media presence complex.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] 3 Lessons Elise Perkins Didn’t Know She Gave Me (and You)
    Please share your thoughts in the comments below. Elise Perkins (one of my Social PR Virtuosos and early coaching clients and colleague + friend) wrote a really great blog post a couple of days ago. She talked about what her influencers taught her in 2016. She names me among them, but that’s not why I think it’s a great read. I think it’s compelling because it reinforces three fundamental truths of business, and life.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] How to Get an 80% Response Rate from Your Media Relations Efforts
    Comments Such a good idea on internal emails! Media relations is becoming increasingly difficult because of all the crap out there. But Michael Smart has found one thing that will get you an 80% response rate. The post How to Get an 80% Response Rate from Your Media Relations Efforts appeared first on Spin Sucks. You're so smart. by Gini Dietrich Got it and I'm going to start using it with my internal emails. by Caitlin Muir Did you get it?! Are you going to use it? You have to let me.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Comments] What Should I Do with Negative Reviews on My Facebook Page?
    Want to remove a one-star review with no comment on your Facebook page? Even the best businesses get negative reviews. Your well-practiced processes can fail, a poor quality product can slip through or a team member can have a really bad day. What should you do when you get negative reviews on your Facebook page? Should you ignore them? Should you delete them? In this post, we’ll walk you through all the available options and take a look at some best practices.
  • JON LOOMER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Comments] Entrepreneurs: On Pricing and Discounts
    Let me know in the comments below! [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. Looking back on the past 5 1/2 years, possibly the most difficult and important decisions centered around pricing. How should you price your product? What if the price is too high? What if it’s too low? Should you offer discounts?
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Comments] 8 Reasons Your Instagram Followers Aren’t Buying
    While comments, Likes and new followers are great, they don’t always equate to new customers. In 2016 the company released a wide range of updates from comment moderation to saved drafts and Instagram Stories. Are you investing time, money and resources into Instagram, and only getting a handful of Likes and followers in return? Although Instagram is mostly known as a great tool for branding and engagement , it can also be a direct source of new customers.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Comments] 6 Highly Effective Ways to Collect Leads Via Your Blog
    Next, you start engaging them by liking content, commenting on posts, sharing posts, etc. Get Involved in the Comments Section. The comments section of a blog doesn’t usually get the attention it deserves. Sure, you may get a few comments and even reply to some of them, but it’s time that you stop looking at it as an afterthought. By engaging readers in the comments section, you can really drive some impressive results.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Comments] A PR Agency Survey to Determine Growth Trends
    Comments Can't wait to see the results! This year is a strange one because of the political environment. To better understand what it means to PR pros, Spin Sucks has created a PR Agency Survey. But we need your help! We need you to respond to the survey and share it with your agency friends. The post A PR Agency Survey to Determine Growth Trends appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Comments] 4 Facebook Live Mistakes You Want to Avoid
    If you’ve made any Facebook Live mistakes, tell us your lessons learned in the comments! Live video – especially Facebook Live – is among the top trends that marketing experts are suggesting to businesses to get ahead on social media in 2017. In fact, when I asked 33 marketing experts for advice on the one social media marketing trend small businesses should pay attention to in 2017, half of them mentioned livestreaming video content.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Comments] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 009: 3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Snapchat
    If so, leave us a comment below and let us know that you’re on Snapchat and if you’re on Snapchat, what your handle is, because we would love to connect with you! It’s episode nine! Today’s vlog is all about Snapchat. I’m going to share with you three hacks, three of my favorite hacks for making the most out of Snapchat. Ready? In this video I share with you 1) how to use multiple filters 2) how to write in black and white and 3) how to search by emoji!
  • MYRLAND MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Comments] Breaking: Social Media Comes of SCOTUS Age
    While reading through the argument, I found more than a few comments interesting. I have included highlights and comments important to my clients in these areas. I encourage you to add any comments or clarification, or other perspectives in the comments section below. On Monday, February 27, 2017, during oral arguments in Packingham v. North Carolina , a case involving First Amendment rights of free speech pertaining to the use of social media in North Carolina, U.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017
    [Comments] How To Manage Your Instagram Followers
    Are they getting real comments from their audience on their posts? You can compare Instagram accounts by statistics like engagement rate, average likes per photo, average comments per photo and follower ratio. It’s nice to scroll through your Instagram feed liking and commenting on content as you go but there will always be some people that you want to ensure you are communicating with.
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