Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community!

3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. ” Or “how can social media really impact our business?”

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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.

What to Expect From a Social Media Marketing Agency

agora pulse

What can clients expect from a social media marketing agency? Let’s look at the expectations that clients have of social media agencies (and what social media agencies need to be clear about providing to customers). Monitoring social media metrics.

Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference – An Event Not to Miss!

Webbiquity SMM

The Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference is fast approaching, coming up on Thursday, May 22, in Duluth, Minnesota. Hosted by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and online agency aimClear, the conference will focus on “the strategy, tactics and tools necessary to conquer social media, boost online engagement, increase social market share and avoid wasteful social media campaigns.”

5 Ways to Host A Virtual Event For Your Business

Later

Looking for some fresh virtual event ideas to bring your community together? With virtual events on the rise, the opportunities are endless with so many platforms to choose from — whether it’s a weekly Instagram Live series, or a one-time private Zoom chat. .

3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. ” Or “how can social media really impact our business?”

How to Maximize and Humanize Your Investment in Professional Speakers for Your Next Event

Pam Moore

Hiring the perfect keynote speaker, breakout speaker, emcee, or workshop trainer for your event or conference is not an easy task. You are preparing for your big event and really want to ensure it is a huge success. I know what it's like to be on both sides of the professional speaking and event conference contract. I've hired, fired and trained speakers and have also worked with amazing event professionals that knocked it out of the ball park with servant leadership.

What Are the Top Social Media Platforms for SMBs?

Later

Wondering what the top social media platforms for SMBs are? If you’re a small business just getting started with social media marketing , it can be challenging to know which platform will help you tap into the right audience – especially if you’re a time-strapped solopreneur!

Ready, Set, Action! How to Activate Your Social Media Audience and Communities

Pam Moore

We are living in exciting times with the advancements in technology, artificial intelligence, live video streaming, user behavior analysis, data measurement and analysis, communication mediums, social media marketing, social networking and the power at our fingertips to bring human beings and communities together. Take a listen to the 124th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for 10 ways you can activate your audience today!

How to Increase Cyber Monday and Holiday Sales with Social Media Marketing

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders miss out on tapping into the power of the online shopping holidays and events to increase sales, brand awareness and most importantly connect with their audience. By tapping into the power of mobile marketing, social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest you can really turn up the volume in sales and business over the holidays with your online platform, website and blog.

Use This Awesome Worksheet to Build Your Social Media Plan, Prioritize Audiences & Customer Segments

Pam Moore

“Why can’t we just skip the social media strategy stuff and create some buzz for this amazing offer we have?” ” I can’t count the number of times I have been asked this question by clients, students of our social media workshops, attendees at events where I speak, loyal blog readers & even neighbors! Far too many business leaders confuse random acts of social media and buzz with social business success.

Every pastor should use social media: here’s why

Social Media Strategies Summit

The power and presence of social media continues to increase daily amongst the lives of Americans. adults used at least one social media site. The study found that 90% of Americans ages 19-29 use at least one form of social media. . Americans use social media to engage with family, friends, or colleagues, share photos, videos and posts about their lives, read the news, communicate, shop, and even as a way to stay connected with their faith.

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?

Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Assuming you already know that social media is the first way in which people follow live events they can’t attend in person…. Brand events are like weddings: important, exciting, fun, and super busy. Having traveled for social media live events since 2010, I’ve seen some things and want to help you prepare and execute a successful event for your brands and your audiences. Social media is about what people want to hear.

How to Hire and Partner with a Digital or Social Media Marketing Agency to Grow Your Business

Pam Moore

Considering hiring a digital marketing agency, social media agency or branding consultant? Unfortunately many business and marketing leaders think they can quickly hire a social media or digital marketing agency to generate some fast buzz and a viral video. The truth is that social media is NOT a silo. A good social media agency will help you integrate social media into your business. How to hire the right social media agency.

Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. Webinar Title: Buyer Personas 101: How to Get More Leads and Sales with Social Media.

Who will blink first in Canadian community newspaper staredown?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Canadian newspaper industry has, so far, been unsuccessful in securing a Federal government bailout as both readers and advertisers flock to social media for news and entertainment. The agreement sees the two national organizations exchange ownership of 41 community and commuter newspapers and then shutter most of them, but it’s the fault of industry disruption according to the news release announcing the deal. Featured Headline Media community newspapers

Community platforms do not equal community

SocialFish

conference in New Orleans about “Building Your Tradeshow Community Online&#. The presentation applies to any event community. We talked about the ecosystem – what your open community online actually looks like. Building Your Tradeshow Community Online.

The Complete Guide to LinkedIn Events

Oktopost

Stating that now is a tough time to be planning events would be a wild understatement. Stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines have been adopted nearly everywhere to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. In a survey of more than a thousand mid-level and senior marketers taken last year, 41% listed live events as “ the most critical marketing channel ” for their business objectives. How can LinkedIn Events help you connect with them? Select “Edit Event.”.

How to add an event on Linkedin

Koka Sexton

LinkedIn Events – Overview. The LinkedIn Events feature provides members with an easy way to create and join professional Events that interest them, such as meetups, online workshops, seminars, and more. They create the Event, decide the details, and invite attendees.

Getting to the Heart of What Makes a Conference Amazing with #MDMC2019 Founders

Pam Moore

? ?. There is no doubt that in person events can provide incredible value. However, attending, exhibiting or sponsoring an event requires investment such as time, energy and money. For event organizers it’s even more challenging as they must find a way to stand out from the crowd and attract sponsors, powerful speakers, exhibitors and of course sell tickets to fill seats. What makes an event or industry conference amazing? personality and tone of the event.

Top B2B Brands on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

With its ability to get in front of a wide array of consumers, social media may be the darling of retail and B2C brands, but it is increasingly difficult for ANY business to ignore the power of social media marketing. What B2B brands do you follow on social media?

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Popular Social Media Topics of 2016

Ignite Social Media

2016 has been a very eventful year, especially in the world of social media marketing. Starting with January, we’re going to take you through the year to see what popular social media topics were on marketers minds. How “Making a Murderer” Made its Mark Through Social Media , by Jessica Hammerstein. 5 Ways to Win in Social Media Marketing for Seasonal Products , by Leeann Dickerson.

Social Media Content: Post Now, Schedule, or Queue?

agora pulse

Are there only two types of social media managers? These two types might exist somewhere in the universe, but most social media managers fall in between. Content from live events. You’ve invited a distinguished guest to speak at your event and they share something that your audience will love! Did you just find out that someone in your community won an award? Event promotion. Welcome to the event.

Irresistible Content: 10-Point Checklist for Content that Converts to More Customers [podcast + ebook]

Pam Moore

As brands struggle to rise above the sea of status quo social media updates, videos, podcasts and blog posts, the digital and social web is beyond noisy. The social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter as well as the search engines such as Google LOVE it when your content is irresistible. This is one of the key success factors to content that converts to more attention, trust, traffic, engagement, community members, raving fans, leads and sales!

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10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Underneath all of the bits, bytes, and likes we can't forget why we like social media in the first place. Social networks connect human beings. When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing? 10 Social Inspiration People Metrics You Can't Ignore: 1.

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. While our roundup today isn’t (all) about SPD, it is about celebrating your community… which is one of the gifts of an event like SPD – that, even if just for a day, you feel part of a community. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community.

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.

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.

Best Practices for Managing a Crisis on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

With recent current events and tragic news in the media each day, it’s time to talk about best practices your brand should use when it comes to social media during a crisis. But, if you are an individual who manages a brand’s social community (like a Community Manager), this message is for you. While it may be tempting to “pay tribute” to someone’s death, or even create a social post “in support of” a particular tragedy as a brand, resist the urge.

Social Media Events Calendar and Advice Guide

Convince & Convert

The social media events season is again upon us. It’s going to be an exciting Fall for me, as I hit the road to talk about The NOW Revolution and other aspects of social media and content marketing. I’m often asked what social media events I recommend. If you think the social media event will be great, chances are you’ll be right. Your experience level and it’s fit with the event.

Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – The Ultimate Get Started Guide

Pam Moore

Although many marketers and business owners who are new to digital and social marketing may think that by simply adding social media to their bag of ninja marketing tricks, all of their problems will be solved. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Social media manager vs. community manager: What’s the difference?

Sprout Social

Does the person who post as your brand on Facebook also work to develop the community that the company is part of? Running a brand’s social media accounts is a lot of work. As the social media industry has evolved, each role in the marketing team has developed along with it. Social media in a mid-sized company is no longer one person. Typically, most companies find they need at least a social media manager and a community manager.

Every pastor should use social media: here’s why

Social Media Strategies Summit

The power and presence of social media continues to increase daily amongst the lives of Americans. adults used at least one social media site. The study found that 90% of Americans ages 19-29 use at least one form of social media. . Americans use social media to engage with family, friends, or colleagues, share photos, videos and posts about their lives, read the news, communicate, shop, and even as a way to stay connected with their faith.

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

Dave Fleet

What if you had to re-examine your assumptions around social media? Last weekend I presented a session at PodCamp Toronto entitled “From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale.” ” The goal of the session was to prompt people to question some of the norms espoused by many ‘experts’, who have never had to manage social media programs at anything beyond a small scale. Tweet.

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. .

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).

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Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers

Ignite Social Media

Father’s Day can be a tough one for community managers. Why It Works: Sometimes, the best content is that which comes from the community. In this case, the videos were not submitted directly by the Dove community (rather, the company sourced reactions from high-rating YouTube videos) but the organic and audience-oriented aspect is still there. Check out our client case study for Go Red For Women for tips on how to maximize your social strategy.

Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research released today by LoyaltyOne and two leading North American academic institutions provides the long-awaited proof that social media interaction between a customer and a brand drives immediate and long-term sales increases. The findings are based on a two-year analysis of brand-customer social media engagement and transaction data with the more than 10-million member AIR MILES Reward Program. Social media in call centres. ROI in social media.

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The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: 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 filled with talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Khyati Gandhi from India who shares some of her great insights on the topic below. . Social behavior varies across demographics.

Lac-Mégantic: social media lessons learned

Sherrilynne Starkie

The sad events that took place last month in Lac-Mégantic proved that social media can easily escape the official communications channels during a crisis situation. For the people of Lac-Mégantic, the absence of official news, facts and information drove them into hastily formed online communities where hard facts were served up in equal measure alongside rumours and hearsay…all leading to confusion and panic in an already fraught situation.