July Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is one of the fastest changing forms of marketing online and this past month was no exception! The post July Social Media Trends appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

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Four Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has come a long way over the past decade. It’s matured as a discipline been embraced by companies of all size, across industries, around the world. Creativity and engagement are essential for a successful B2B or consumer brand social strategy.

Hashtag Best Practices by Social Media Channel

Ignite Social Media

One question we’re frequently asked is how many hashtags to use on different social media channels. Go ahead and bookmark it so you can reference it whenever you’re writing copy for your social posts.

Top Online Social Media Courses Your Social Media Manager Should Take

Ignite Social Media

We’ve rounded up the top online social media courses for social media managers to learn best practices and tips/tricks. With these courses you can reduce your time searching for answers, spark innovative ideas and ultimately improve your social channels.

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Ignite Social Media Named Top Social Media Marketing Agency

Ignite Social Media

We are proud to announce that Ignite Social Media was named a top social media marketing agency by Agency Spotter! Ignite made the Top 20 Social Media Marketing Agencies report this summer. Top Social Media Marketing Agency Criteria.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

If your or your organization is actively engaging in the social media space, you need to analyze your current budget allocation and either confirm or increase that commitment to social media in your budget planning activities. The Reality Of Social Media Budget Planning.

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. These days, people go to social media for marketing. You may have also created a profile for your business in social media platforms, posted and promoted your brand as well.

Social Media Stats and Benchmarks: Fall 2019

Ignite Social Media

As a result of ever-changing content algorithms, social media benchmarks are fickle. The post Social Media Stats and Benchmarks: Fall 2019 appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

Social Media Marketing Trends for the Back Half of 2019

Ignite Social Media

With Pinterest’s recent IPO and Instagram beefing up their shopping features, we will see these platforms go head to head for marketing dollars. According to research by Cowen and Company*, Pinterest is the top social network for finding and shopping for products among US users.

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Are You Wielding Your Social Media and Blog Like These Fortune 500 Companies?

agora pulse

LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook are the most utilized social networks by Fortune 500 companies, according to recent research from UMASS Dartmouth’s Center for Marketing Research. Social Media Marketing Social Media Marketing News research

A Social Media Retail Case Study – Driving Direct Results from Social Media

Ignite Social Media

It’s natural for retail brands to want to learn how to drive direct results via social media, whether in sales or leads. In past years, this has been a challenge, but improvements in social platforms’ ad buying options are making it easier than ever.

5 Ways Non-Profits Can Use Social Media to Connect with Donors

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to marketing, non-profit organizations tend to zero in their efforts to their big donor campaign seasons. Instagram stories has quickly become one of the most popular posting methods on social media.

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.

No-Cost Ways to Grow Your Social Media Following

Ignite Social Media

But when it comes to social media, organic reach is all about the influence content has without paying to boost it. Also, most social media platforms are vigilant about clearing out fake/spammy profiles. Learn a little more about copyright info for social media here.).

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3 Companies Every Social Media Copywriter Can Learn From

Social Media Today

Great social media content is a huge part of any successful marketing strategy, and to be successful on social media, brands need to write clear and clever copy

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. Contrast Facebook’s waning success in the market with that of LinkedIn.

Social Media and Digital Marketing Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand

Pam Moore

It's why you have 8 seconds to make that first digital brand impression when your dream customer visits your blog, website or social network profiles. Business and marketing leaders aren't much different. I can help you use free marketing with Facebook NOW!

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. It takes digital knowledge along with solid marketing and communications experience. Bringing in a certified social media consultant can turn things around quickly.

Join US for Our “Social Media Reviews: Untapped Opportunities” Webinar

Ignite Social Media

Reviews are becoming more prevalent and important to customers purchasing decisions but are brands using those reviews to make the most impact on social? Join our 30-minute free webinar to learn some creative ideas on how to leverage reviews on social to take with you into 2020 planning.

Back to School Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

As you ready your A-game social media content, take note of these back-to-school social media trends. Both high schoolers and college students look to social media for back-to-school outfit inspiration.

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3 Social Media Trends to Consider in 2020 Planning

Ignite Social Media

As 2019 draws to a close, many of you may be putting the finishing touches on your social media strategy plans for the next calendar year. Read on for our key social trends for 2020 planning. Social media continues to play a vital role in brand and product discovery.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results.

Companies Embrace Social Media

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers is in a collaborative partnership together with the Bees Awards – the first social media marketing award show that will take place 9th November in San Francisco.

3 Things You Must Know for a Successful Social Media Marketing Career

Pam Moore

Are you a digital or social marketer wanting to progress in your business and marketing career? Social media is not a band-aid for a broken business. Business owners and leaders must start being more careful of who they hand over the social media keys to.

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10 Truths Nobody Told You About Being A Social Media Marketer

Pam Moore

It is clear social media marketing is delivering real and measurable business value for companies large and small today. Smart social media marketers also know how to align social media to business goals.

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Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. Now B2B marketing?

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How Social Media Strengthens Companies [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Socialcast has compiled this nice infographic that explains how social media strengthen the relationships inside the company to engage employees and consumers when creating customer relations. What To Include In a Social Media Policy.

3 Social Media Advertising Spending Trends to Consider in 2019

Ignite Social Media

Whether you are still finalizing your social media strategy or hitting the ground running with execution this year, we’ve compiled the following few social media ad spending trends to help guide and inform your social advertising spending in 2019.

3 Critical Business Skills Every Digital Marketer and Social Media Manager Must Master

Pam Moore

Are you a digital or social marketer leader wanting to progress in your business and marketing career? Social media is not a band-aid for a broken business. Business owners and leaders must start being more careful of who they hand over the social media keys to.

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. Which tactics work best today for building a social media following and growing traffic?

Four Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page

Webbiquity SMM

When harnessed to its full potential, it’s surprising how powerful LinkedIn can be as a marketing tool. Here are a few tips that will help to boost your company’s profile on LinkedIn. Avoid writing a 2,000 word essay about the history of your company. Guest post by Stuart Cooke.

Social Media and eCommerce: Ignite Your Week

Ignite Social Media

Social Media and Ecommerce Trends. A key trend, from Mary Meeker’s annual internet report showed that Americans are spending more time with digital media than ever before. Social Channels for Product Discovery.

Fast Food Companies on Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Using QSR’s list from 2018 for inspiration, I even looked at those that aren’t local to our Michigan office and here were my favorites based upon their social presence on Instagram. It’s 9:00am on a work day and I’m already thinking about lunch.

May Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

They say April showers bring May flowers and Social’s in full bloom! So many new, fresh and exciting things are popping up on the social scene. Let’s dive into the May Social Media Trends! LinkedIn Live is the newest update to come out of the working-world social platform.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well.

June Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

As June comes to a close we’re ready to celebrate the first days of summer and lots of social firsts. Let’s jump into the June Social Media Trends! Mission, Company Overview, Biography and Personal Interests are among those being cut.

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How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? If you’re like many marketers, those questions probably bring a quizzical look to your face. There remains some debate about whether social media ROI can be measured.

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Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Though it’s a challenge, there’s no magical force keeping you from reaching your social media goals. To establish that, begin with a social media audit. What Is a Social Media Audit?

Ignite Social Media Receives Audience Honors at Shorty Awards

Ignite Social Media

Ignite Social Media received the Audience Honor at the Shorty Awards for both of the categories we applied for: Retail & E-commerce and Large Media Buying Strategy. Shorty Award Audience Honor: Large Media Buying Strategy.