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10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need

Buffer Social

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. But what does it take to be a great social media manager?

HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which is Better?

Oktopost

Well, in many ways, Marketo and HubSpot are not unlike Sparta and Athens. Both companies have different strategic paradigms. To make it easier for you to guess, let’s take a look at both platforms and try to determine: HubSpot vs. Marketo: which is the marketing automation platform to rule them all? HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which Capabilities Should You Expect? Our basis for a comparison between the two is a list of capabilities for enterprise companies. Hubspot.

How to Write a Great Social Media Manager Job Description (and Hire a Top Social Media Manager)

Buffer Social

Writing a great social media manager job description is not an easy task. The job description is one of the first few things potential applicants read and a well-written job description can increase the chances of you hiring the best social media manager for your company.

10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need in 2017

Buffer Social

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. But what does it take to be a great social media manager?

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The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

Buffer Social

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks? From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty overwhelming to think of all the jobs social media marketers have to complete every day. Social networks supported.

How to Get Hired as a Social Media Manager (and Then Rock the Job Once You Have It) [SSM03]

Buffer Social

What does it take to get hired as a social media manager? Perhaps you’re looking for a job in social (or perhaps you’re hiring for one). There are a ton of different factors that could go into a successful stint on ever-changing social media.

How to Hire a Social Media Manager: A Recruiter’s Guide

Sprout Social

The concept of hiring a dedicated social media manager was almost unheard of a decade ago. The average business is pouring hours upon hours per week into social media as ad budgets are on the rise. From providing swift customer service to rolling out ad campaigns, the role of social media manager isn’t something to pass off to an intern or treat as an afterthought. Check out this recent listing on LinkedIn for a social media manager.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. She also blogs at Social Media Paige.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them. Now you may wonder, “ How do we build a community? Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community.

We Interviewed 75 Top Social Media Marketers. Here’s What They’re Working On, Today

Buffer Social

I have the amazing privilege of speaking with social media managers from a variety of brands and industries around the world on a daily basis. We surveyed and spoke with more than 150 of the world’s best social media managers and put together a selection of 75 answers here.

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” by Social-Hire.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). ” What exactly is a social graph?

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Get Over Your Creativity Block With These 20 Social Media Content Ideas

Buffer Social

As a social media manager , it can be super fun to strategize and come up with multiple ways to share content with your audience. I know I’ve certainly found myself pondering questions like: What content should I share on our social media profiles?

33 Personal Blogs of Startup Marketers We Love

Buffer Social

Here are a couple of reasons why I love them: When they write about their work, I get to learn about how they approach growth and marketing at their company and what tactics, techniques, and channels they use. Topics: Marketing, management, and personal growth.

Your Annual Social Media Conferences Guide: 20+ Top Conferences to Attend in 2018

Buffer Social

Social media conferences are one of the best ways to learn from top practitioners in the field , connect with fellow social media marketers , and be inspired to do more great things on social media. 20+ social media conferences to attend in 2018.

6 Proven Strategies for Successfully Promoting Content Across Social Media

Buffer Social

Social media managers and marketers know that sometimes even the most epic material requires love and hard work when it comes to promoting content across social media. Create unique posts for each social channel. Become a social media outreach expert.

9 Critical Components of a Successful Social Media Strategy

Social Media Strategies Summit

According to a 2018 industry report by Social Media Examiner , 87% of all marketers indicated that their social media efforts generated more exposure for their businesses and 78% reported increased traffic to sites. Perform an audit of your current social media practices.

9 Social Media Goals You Can Set for Your Business (and How to Track Them)

Buffer Social

The thing we love most at Buffer is to help you succeed at social media. And a key part of social media success is knowing which goals and targets to set for your team. Let’s get started… 9 social media goals for your team (and how to track them).

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The Pressures of Content Creation

Social Media Marketing

I've even been guilty of saying that content is the currency of social. kai macmahon (@kaimac) November 30, 2012 Now I'll admit, that my first response was to dismiss it, saying that I could only manage 140 characters at a time. social media blogging content

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes. The list here includes free online courses in a number of social media-related topics and disciplines. What Is Social?

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F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

Buffer Social

We followed the conference for the past two days and would love to share the top 10 things we think social media marketers should take away from this F8 2017. Real estate companies could let potential buyers look at houses in VR before actually visiting the houses.

The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

Buffer Social

We have written about the 15 psychological principles in marketing and studied seven social media psychological research. Social proof. The use of social proof can be found in many areas of both offline and online marketing. 6 Types of Social Proof.

20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017

Buffer Social

Working on social media can be a little lonely at times, especially if you are working as a team of one. Social media conferences are the secret to all that. Let’s jump right in… The 20 Best Social Media Marketing Conferences of 2017.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009.

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A Simple 3-Step Approach to Increasing Conversions and ROI with Social Media Advertising

Buffer Social

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. After speaking with top brands and marketers from around the globe, we’ve discovered a simple 3-step approach to successful social media advertising.

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101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

Social Media. The successful people on social media build relationships and add value. They are there for their community and make them feel appreciated and connected to a brand on a more personal level. Use a social media management tool.

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47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

Because engagement on social media translates into awareness and increased reach. Use them to generate 5, 10, 15 new ways to share content across social media. If you’re a brand or agency, use tailored trends to find a cause or topic important to your company.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

Because engagement on social media translates into awareness and increased reach. Use them to generate 5, 10, 15 new ways to share content across social media. If you’re a brand or agency, use tailored trends to find a cause or topic important to your company.

Social Pros Podcast 6 – Chad Pollitt, Kuno Creative

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 5 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Chad, our “Work It Out” advice segment, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: are we unfriending each other more than ever?).

Social Pros 23 – DJ Waldow, Waldow Social

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 23 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features DJ Waldow of Waldow Social. Read on for insights from DJ and some social media news from Eric and Jim ( this week : LinkedIn and Twitter break up).

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