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How to Successfully Digitize Events During COVID-19

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m well used to webinars, virtual events, virtual happy hours, virtual younameits and digital whatchamacallits , both as a participant as well as an organizer, for clients as well as my own business and educational efforts. My social calendar, which I have to manage pretty closely in order to keep up with school, school, and… oh, yes, school ?? Virtual event best practices. Event Notice: Navigating Grief During COVID-19.

How to Track Hashtag Campaigns with Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

Hashtags are a great tool to track conversations about brands, companies, or events. They make it easy for users to follow discussions and keep up with the conversation, as well as allowing brands or event organizers to easily measure the buzz around their event. A good hashtag can help spread the message about your brand, company, or event far beyond your regular audience. Let’s take a brief look at the performance of the tournament’s official hashtag.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019

Later

Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than posts without a hashtag. So it really is worth creating a hashtag strategy for your brand if you want to grow you account! . Ready to learn how to use Instagram hashtags strategically and what steps you need to take to implement an effective hashtag strategy? Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags.

Quick Tips for Making the Absolute Most of Your Hashtags

agora pulse

Hashtags help businesses expand their reach, build their brand, and establish a community when used properly. Use hashtags to put your content in front of people searching for keywords associated with your brand or industry. Instagram hashtag tips. Twitter hashtags tips.

6 Foolproof Strategies to Increase Your Facebook Event Attendance

agora pulse

Whether your business is having their grand opening in a new community or you’re hosting a conference with several thousand people, everyone wants to increase their event attendance. Where many businesses fall flat, in my experience, is that they think that just creating the event on Facebook will send event registration and attendance skyrocketing on its own. Facebook events can do incredible things for your business, but only if you leverage them correctly.

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

Hosting an event is just the beginning of its life-cycle. The content you create and the leads you nurture will keep your event alive well after its end date. Tip: Keep the hashtag short and simple, and make sure you have it displayed at the event so the audience knows to participate. Tip: If you’re hosting a speaker, film their session and edit it down to quick, digestible takeaways post-event. What advice do you have for extending an event’s longevity?

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

Are all your Facebook friends talking about the next big sporting event, upcoming holiday, or election? Trends can be found everywhere but social media is the best place to find the freshest and most relevant trends today. The client is emailing you, asking if their brand should jump on the new social media trend that everyone seems to be talking about. Sometimes a social media trend seems like a perfect fit for a brand, such as Subway and #NationalSandwichDay.

What’s The Best Number of Hashtags to Use In My Post?

Keyhole.co

Hashtags can be a great way to boost your post’s visibility, but the ideal number of hashtags depends on the social media platform. While you’re better off using fewer hashtags on Twitter, you’ll see more success using a lot of hashtags on Instagram.

Instagram Hashtag Mistakes You Want to Avoid

agora pulse

Hashtags are an essential part of marketing on Instagram, so you want to make sure that this is something you get right. Hashtags must be carefully thought out, well researched, and exceptionally engaging if your followers are going to use them. Unfortunately, most businesses make the same five hashtag mistakes on Instagram. In this post, we’re going to look at each of the common Instagram hashtag mistakes and how to avoid them. Ignoring a Local or Community Hashtag.

Stop Your Dream Customer in their Social Media Thumb Scrolling Tracks with Intent, Trust and Attention

Pam Moore

Your biggest challenge as a digital marketing, social marketer or business leader is to stop the digital scroll. How can you stop the scroll as your dream customer is browsing the web, scrolling their social media news feed on their mobile device? Every where we turn, every device we turn on, every social network feed we scroll, there is noise. Some of them may not know better as they are not savvy on the new ways of social and digital marketing.

Social Media Roundup: Super Bowls Past

Ignite Social Media

No matter what you call the game, it’s certainly a huge day for marketing, both in commercial spots during the game and on just about every social media channel. Before the Patriots and Eagles square off, let’s take a look back at some great social media Super Bowl content from previous years. Prior to kickoff in 2014, JC Penney sent the below tweet, causing a lot of confusion and questions about the sobriety of their social team.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Thanks to James for sharing his insights on the topic of social media recruitment and tips on how to find the right employees using social networks! Social Media Recruitment is a valid—and recommended— strategy to gain new, cutting-edge employees and expand your workforce. By now, we’ve all heard of Social Media. Social Media offers an ever-growing plethora of outreach options. Homing in on Hashtags.

9 Tips for Using Social Media Effectively For Your Business

Socialmedia.biz

Social media marketing is way more than posting a pretty picture and watching the likes roll in. Done correctly, social media marketing can build brand loyalty and, ultimately, drive sales. Pick Your Social Platforms. Develop a Hashtag Strategy.

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5 Tips for hosting a successful virtual conference or event

Sprout Social

With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting travel and crowded in-person gatherings, virtual conferences and events have replaced their in-person counterparts. Because of how common these virtual events are now, preparation and an established strategy are key to standing out from the crowd.

How Brands Can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media

Later

To help you better understand the holiday and how brands can successfully celebrate Juneteenth on social media, we asked social media strategist and photographer Dante Nicholas to share his knowledge on the day! So the Fourth of July holiday has always felt slightly tainted for many in the Black community. . How Brands can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media. with a Black influencer or community organizer in your industry. .

Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers

Ignite Social Media

Father’s Day can be a tough one for community managers. Using the hashtag #JokesFromDad , HH Gregg asked fans to share their favorite dad jokes, with the best submissions being acted out by cute kids in oversized suits and ties. With a fun hashtag and engaging prompt, HH Gregg was able to generate high engagement amongst fans, later using their shared content to create a humorous video just in time for Father’s Day.

Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

Brush up on your social media terminology, and even learn some new lingo via our helpful social media glossary. New to the world of social media? This glossary can help you better understand all the different social media terms. Or maybe you’re a seasoned social media manager … but you still come across new words now and then in your workday. More info about hashtags: Quick Tips for Making the Most of Your Hashtags.

What to Expect on Social Media During Super Bowl LI

Ignite Social Media

The Super Bowl is … “the Super Bowl” of social media for brands. Usually this is due to purchasing TV ad space, but social conversation in general spikes on this day thanks to over 60 million participating users contributing around 200 million posts, comments, likes and tweets. How can your brand participate in these social conversations? Based on past Super Bowl social trends, check out these potential opportunities for your brand.

How to Identify Popular Hashtags

Razor Social

Hashtags are used on social media channels and are important in your business – you may be missing a trick if you’re not using them. So let’s figure how how to identify popular hashtags… First… let’s talk about what hashtags are and why you need them! What are hashtags? click on the hashtag to find all updates with this hashtag). using the hashtag of an event or a TV program).

A 10 Step Guide To Creating A Social Media Marketing Plan

Webbiquity SMM

billion social media users in the world. With so many people—from every country, every age, and every profession—marketing professionals have ramped up their use of social media marketing over the past decade. Determining your social media goals and defining objectives.

Mind Your Manners: Etiquette Tips for Your Social Media

agora pulse

Are you using your best manners on social media? Or do you need a little brushing up on your social media etiquette? And just like we sometimes need reminders about good etiquette at the dinner table, we may need reminders of the basic rules of etiquette in social media.

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10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. The social media landscape is changing fast and with tougher KPIs, changing technologies and new techniques, it’s more important than ever to stay ahead of our game. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

Social media and Montreal’s student protests

Sherrilynne Starkie

AT a recent IABC Ottawa professional development event, speaker Melissa Carroll, the person behind the Montreal Police Service ’s (SPVM) Twitter account during the 2012 student protests against tuition fee increases, explained that social media can really move people. I used the students’ own hashtag, #ggi, and asked them to retweet our messages. She said, “I read some books and articles online and looked at what specialists were saying about using social media.

Go, Go, Go! Improve Your Social Media Response Time

agora pulse

Everyone wants a fast reply on social media. Responding quickly to customers’ social media comments and questions can be a boon for brands. Over a third of social media users expect brands to respond to concerns within 30 minutes. Social Media Management

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Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. It’s a network of very talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Nishanth Krish from India who shares his insights into the social media trends, prospects and challenges in India right now.

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Increase LinkedIn Engagement with These 15 Proven Strategies

Pam Moore

With more than 700 million members in more than 300 countries and regions, LinkedIn has become a power house of digital opportunity for brands and social savvy marketers who know how to build relationships and ignite their brand with authenticity.

5 Social Media Time-Saving Tips for Businesses

Socialmedia.biz

A passion for people or innovations may have built your business over time, however social media silence and inactivity can sink it quickly. Your life’s work won’t fall behind the times when you use these five time-saving social media tips. Worse, unplanned social media posting threatens productivity and time management. You must employ digital communications staff or contract a social media management firm for professional content strategy.

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7 Ways Social Media Managers Can Publish Smarter

agora pulse

As a social media manager, you have a lot of responsibilities. So how can you get more out of your social media strategy without adding to your workload? Let’s look at seven ways social media managers can publish smarter, from scheduling to social listening. Whether you’re managing social media for your company or you’re handling strategy for a handful of clients, you’ll want to be choosy about where you post.

7 Mental Health Tips for Social Media Managers

Later

But what if social media is your job? . When your work requires you to be scrolling social media, it can feel impossible to “unplug” and take a break from the online world. . There’s no denying that social media managers have an “always-on” attitude.

Universities: How to Use Social Media as Well as Students Do

agora pulse

College students are savvy about social media, so shouldn’t it also be the other way around, too? Here’s how universities can use social. With more colleges and universities moving to online or technology-assisted learning, universities must learn how to best use social media. After all, social media is for much more than a post here or there. Most likely, it was from a social media post. Community Connection.

Complete Guide to Hashtag Analytics

Sprout Social

Tracking social media activity is one of the biggest struggles companies have faced since the early stages of social media marketing. One study showed 39% of businesses don’t measure their social media ROI due to a lack of analytics, resources or expertise. Hashtags make tracking campaigns much easier, and gives you more accurate results. Why Hashtags? Social media marketing is all about engagement. Sprout Social.

Top Strategies for Taking Your Online Community Offline with Marketing Events – Stefanie Grieser [SSM019]

Buffer Social

How do you go from having no conference — from almost having no marketing team, just you being the 9th employee and one of the very first marketers — to a marketing conference of 1,000 attendees, acclaimed in your industry, a must-attend destination on the annual events calendar? And how marketing events help to engage your audience and create delighted customers for life. Why measuring the ROI of events is challenging, but important. We have an audience on social.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

If you create content and don’t use a hashtag you are passing it through OWNED media (your subscribers) but it rarely escapes into EARNED media (other people who would be interested. Try adding a hashtag or two that you know people use and monitor and see how it resonates. Not community driven content. Without the hashtags, status updates, tweets, social objects sit there waiting for the subscribers to see it. 16 Tips for Using Hashtags.

Use Data From Your Social Media Report to Create Share-Worthy Content

agora pulse

Discover how to glean the data you need from a social media report to produce remarkable content for your audience. When you create a social media report, you use charts and data to illustrate what you’ve accomplished. Your social media report can also help you look forward and plan ahead. Find out how to use the data from your social media reports to learn more about your audience and create content that your fans will love—while helping your brand grow.

Should Brands Go Dark on Social Media When a Tragedy Occurs?

Ignite Social Media

It seems like more so than ever, we’re waking up to devastating news when we turn on the TV or check into our social media accounts. You’ve probably wondered what your brand should do in relation to current events or after a tragedy occurs. While it may be very tempting to hop into the social conversation via the trending hashtags, not so fast. Looking for help with your day-to-day community management, social media or crisis strategy?

The 5 Most Important Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2020

Hootsuite

If you want to be successful on social media in 2020, you need to base your strategy on the latest real-word data and social media trends. This gave us multiple perspectives on the social trends that matter most in the year ahead. Top 5 social media trends for 2020.

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Should Brands Go Dark on Social Media When a Tragedy Occurs?

Ignite Social Media

It seems like more so than ever, we’re waking up to devastating news when we turn on the TV or check into our social media accounts. You’ve probably wondered what your brand should do in relation to current events or after a tragedy occurs. While it may be very tempting to hop into the social conversation via the trending hashtags, not so fast. Should your brand go dark on social media when a tragedy occurs?

Social Media Management 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

Are you now handling social media in-house? Learn the basics of social media management for businesses and agencies in this invaluable guide. Social Media Planning. To get started with social media planning, follow these five steps.

Using Social Media For Sustainability: WiserEarth Does It, And Well

Waxing UnLyrical

The social network, as most of us think of it, is nothing more than the likes of Facebook or Orkut, among others. But to the world at large, it’s not just about Facebook (or the related movie), but a community that has been built over the years around a common interest or topic. So I’m using this post to showcase such a community that has been actively working around sustainability. What are we doing to bring about that social change?

7 of the Best Social Media Campaigns (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Hootsuite

Social media campaigns are the rocket fuel of your marketing efforts: a concentrated burst of energy that pays off in a major boost to your brand reputation, awareness or sales. It can be limited to a single network, or take place across multiple social media platforms.

5 Social Media Opportunities to Plan for this Summer

Ignite Social Media

The summer season has officially kicked off and with it comes a myriad of social media opportunities for brands to interact with fans in new and unexpected ways. World Social Media Day – June 30, 2016. Starting in 2010, Mashable made it a point to create a day where social media advances could be celebrated, discussed and explored on a global platform. With such a large sporting event, the opportunities for brand sponsorships and activations are endless.

Using Social Media to Predict the College Football Playoff

Ignite Social Media

Social Media Predicted (insert disaster/major event here)”. However, it seems these headlines only appear after an event takes place. What if we evaluate social media for trends to predict the future? Using social media to predict events like this requires an assumption that the volume of social media mentions, fan activity, sentiment or other trends surrounding a topic somehow influence or indicate the likelihood of an event.

Social Media for Nonprofits: 11 Essential Tips for Success

Hootsuite

Anyone familiar with using social media for nonprofits knows there are both challenges and advantages. And with organic reach plummeting in favour of ad dollars, social media can sometimes seem like a lost cause. Benefits of social media for nonprofits.

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