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12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

Irresistible Content Curation and Creation -Free Webinar Live Training

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social content marketing wheels trying to keep up with every Tom, Dick, Harry, and Sally in creating content that inspires, engages, empowers, ignites, educates, entertains, motivates, persuades and helps your audience? How to curate and create content that converts.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Content curation offers a way to repackage and repurpose the work of others to serve the needs of your brand’s audience. Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). A social network / curation tool for images.

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

How to Create Exciting Social and Digital Content for Unsexy, Boring and Regulated Industries

Pam Moore

The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now?

Influencers- Friend or Stranger?

Laurel Papworth

When it comes to social media and the influencer who wins – those you know but aren’t experts or those you don’t know who are? They need the most active friends as possible, so expect people who currently are, or want to be, power users to be more social from day one.

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media

Writtent Blog

Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns. You should approach content curation with a goal of enhancing and adding value to your existing content resources, in order to best tell your brand’s story.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on Reuters.com which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers. It displays the news that is most popular in Reuters social network. Content curation on the rise.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. The difficult part is that there is a lot that goes into a world class content curation strategy.

3 Reasons To Dig Deeper In Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post by Connie Bensen , the Director of Community Strategy and Social Media at Alterian , which provides leading marketing products for the enterprise. Brands have realized that social networks offer an opportunity to interact directly with consumers.

Marketing Marvels – How to Find Influencers with Little Bird

Convince & Convert

This week’s show is on Little Bird , the influencer identification and connections platform. Which people and which tweets and which influencers and which topics are of importance to your business? Within 30 seconds, here’s the list of all the top mayors ranked by influence.

Solving Klout’s “Warren Buffett Problem”

Convince & Convert

Matt Thomson , VP of Business Development at Klout , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the “Warren Buffett problem” his company faces, those fancy analytics at work behind the Klout algorithms, and expanding to offer brands a whole new product.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Dave offers “25 ideas for ways you can get value out of Twitter, with a mix of business and personal focus,” such as meeting new people, staying on top of the news, influencing the influencers, and re-purposing content. Hint: it helps to have a community manager.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. These are also great networks to share content as you can reach lots of people. Twtrland: Improve Your Own Social Channels.

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15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

They have influencers excited to work with them to amplify their brand, expand their reach and build new relationships. Listen to episode 267 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for more details on each of the below 15 digital marketing and branding trends.

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Trust and Credibility for Your Brand

Pam Moore

Many marketing and business leaders spend months developing an integrated online platform, brand architectures, message platforms, social media strategies and plans, logos, and more. There could be many different reasons why your communities are reluctant to engage with you.

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Twitter: how to find lists and followers based on bio

Laurel Papworth

Want to find and follow social media lists that influencers in the online community have curated? And note: @winewipesoz is no more, but the list is kept here, in the secondary (ecosystem) online community, which is awesome.

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Publishing ?ontent is Half the Battle: Here is The Other Half

Writtent Blog

Many factors influence the success of your content: a shareable and clickable headline , the quality of your content and the visual assets to support it. Share on all the networks. Share with communities. If you actively participate in a web community (i.e.:

How to Build Thought Leadership Using Social Media Without Bragging About Yourself 24/7

Pam Moore

For brands it can help increase brand equity, brand affinity, grow community and establish brand leadership. Social media and digital marketing present phenomenal ways for brands and people to establish thought leadership far better than traditional methods.

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3 Social Media Trends to Watch in 2020

Likeable

What happened to social media? You used to be able to retreat to your suite of social apps as a way of taking a break from the real world, and distract yourself from what was going on “out there.” Up to now, the social tides have been shifting toward growth and expansion.

Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy

Mindjumpers

With the enormous amount of time spent online on searching for information and connecting to social networks, content marketing is something marketers around the world have become increasingly interested in. Creation and curation form the core of content development.

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth

I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Training departments and social media. The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training. Social media improves staff retention (thanks again Deloittes!).

10 Instagram Predictions to Fire-up Your Strategy for 2020

Later

Influencers were the first to jump on the trend — Jenna Kutcher , Elise Darma , Quigley Goode , and Sarah Nicole Landry of @thebirdspapaya all share lengthy captions on their posts to give greater insight into their world or to share their knowledge. . The sharing became in social media.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line.

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A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth

“I have refused to give interviews because I don’t see myself at the head of a movement, just part of a network,&# Graunke said on his blog on Wednesday. To do something like that the blogosphere’s influence is too small,&# Schaible said. I think Steve Jobs views have more to do with his need to curate and control every element of branding and image than a full understanding of the “editorial oversight&# that the masses provide.

15 Hot Digital Marketing Trends for 2020 [video + podcast]

Pam Moore

They have influencers excited to work with them to amplify their brand, expand their reach and build new relationships. Listen to episode 267 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for more details on each of the below 15 digital marketing and branding trends.

Content Marketing in a Nutshell – How to Use for Real Business Results

Pam Moore

The reality is that content is the core of not only the social and digital web but of humans. Many self proclaimed social media and marketing experts may want you to think content marketing was invented via the era of social media and social networks. Content.

Social Media Marketing Trends for the Back Half of 2019

Ignite Social Media

Groups could help to build and foster a community that was once happening on brand pages. According to research by Cowen and Company*, Pinterest is the top social network for finding and shopping for products among US users. Groups will be the New Facebook.

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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. Writing A foundational skill required to convey ideas, persuade and build influence. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Community Management.

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Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content

Later

UGC is an affordable way to share high-quality content that generates sales for your brand — it’s the social media equivalent of a word-of-mouth recommendation! . Building a loyal fan base and community around your brand. UGC Best Practices #5: Encourage UGC That Builds Community.

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This is How the TikTok Algorithm Works

Later

From the hashtags you use, to the time you post, and even your music choice — they can all influence the TikTok algorithm. These themes tend to perform well, especially for influencers on the platform. ” – Lindsay Ashcraft , Social Media Coordinator at Later.

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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.

What is Tiktok? A Quick Guide to the Viral Video App 

Later

With over 2 billion downloads, TikTok is one of the hottest social media platforms, and brands of all shapes and sizes are starting to sit up and take notice. TikTok is a video-sharing social network that allows its users to create, share, and discover short videos.

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The Ultimate Guide to TikTok Marketing

Later

With over 800 million monthly active users and an average daily view time of 52 minutes , TikTok is officially the hottest new platform on the social media scene. Both Douyin and TikTok use the same software today, but maintain separate networks to comply with China’s censorship laws.

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. ” — Social Media Today.

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4 Tips for Driving Sales with Instagram Ads

Socialmedia.biz

With a global community like this, it’s no surprise that brands are increasingly excited about the advertising opportunities and business opportunities found on Instagram. They are also a perfect medium for connecting with fans and cultivating strong communities of interest.

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How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

You can monitor lists, schedule tweets, and participate in so many social networks from that one place, that if you’re not, I truly believe you’re making more work for yourself than you need to.

Social Media Stories: What Brands Need to Know About Ephemeral Content

Ignite Social Media

Social media stories, originally popularized by Snapchat, have seen significant growth and adoption across nearly all major social networks. While the networks add Story capabilities to their channels, the data from users showing increased interest follows suit.

How to Master Evergreen Content Marketing to Grow Your Business and Save Time

Pam Moore

If you are new to content marketing, digital marketing or social media you may have heard the term “evergreen marketing” by the experts and not been certain what it is or why you need it. How to tap into the power of industry influencers and leaders to curate evergreen content.

The Ultimate Guide to Pinterest Marketing 

Later

How to Curate Existing Pins That Support Your Brand Values. You can build a strong community that engages with your content, drive brand awareness, click-throughs, and ultimately product sales. But what sets Pinterest apart from other social networks?

Four Key Strategies to Reclaim a Branded Social Experience

Convince & Convert

As Facebook reach declines and social networks constantly evolve, it’s time for brands to reclaim their audiences by turning their own digital properties into hubs of social activity.

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.