The Meme-ification of Instagram

Buffer Social

In particular, we’re noticing an embrace of memes — that historically unpolished, yet highly relatable category of social media content. Keep reading for examples, inspiration, and directions on the meme-ification of Instagram and how to ride the wave. Memes included.

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Four Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page

Webbiquity SMM

Here are a few tips that will help to boost your company’s profile on LinkedIn. Your company logo and header banner are the very first things people will see when they land on your company page. Avoid writing a 2,000 word essay about the history of your company.

The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

A few of the guys from sales created some funny memes about LinkedIn and I posted one into my profile Monday morning. Withing an hour I was seeing that 3rd degree connections were engaged with the meme. I have a couple different shares of this meme posted on my profile.

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How To Use Memes to Promote Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A meme, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary , is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ” Originally coined by evolutionary biologist and ethologist Richard Dawkins in the 1970s, a meme is something with which just about every member of a culture is familiar. For example, the simple act of swinging a hammer to drive in a nail would be considered a meme, or the way Bostonians pronounce the word “car.”

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Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Felines have made their way into marketing campaigns from companies like GoDaddy , Ikea , and many others. Cat Memes and Videos Go Viral. then you’re going to love what cat memes and videos do for you. Guest post by Emma Williams.

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Facebook Redesigns Pages as Reach Declines, 5 Fascinating Facts About Gen Z, the ROI of Meme Accounts, and More!

Buffer Social

” We’re also chatting about some interesting social media facts about Generation Z in 2018, the return on investment (ROI) on meme accounts, and lots more. Facebook Redesigns Pages as Reach Declines, 5 Fascinating Facts About Gen Z, the ROI of Meme Accounts, and More!

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Harambe Live: Secrets to blowing up your company’s social channels

Socialmedia.biz

Harambe, the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla that became the biggest Internet meme of 2016, is now the subject of a tribute and viral marketing event. V iral marketer Vincent Dignan is on a 100-date world tour right now, teaching companies how to blow up their social channels.

The meme-ing of Christmas

The Way of the Web

I’d been meaning to write about how social networks really do seem to have killed something with regards to blogging – the blog meme. That includes companies who are now claiming to be social or engaged as bandwagon jumping, but haven’t invested the time and effort behind the scenes to make it part of their actual business process.

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Are YOU a Social Asset to Your Company? Are Your Employees?

Stay N' Alive

With no content whatsoever on the profile, and solely the link to that individual''s profile, the organization saw a 300% increase in traffic on the individual articles written by those individuals on the company''s website.

Speakin' Like Them

Social Media Marketing

meme fun social media"If you wish to persuade me, you my think my thoughts, feel my feelings and speak my words." - Cicero I've previously cited this quote by Cicero as one that demonstrates the timelessness and universality of human nature.

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Journalism Is Not Content Marketing

Twist Image

Fake Facebook memes often get much more traction and distribution than the proper news stories that are written about it to correct the error. I'm a rare breed. I started off my professional career as a journalist. The truth is, that I still don't have the courage to call myself a journalist.

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

Twist Image

Pushing beyond memes, Buzzfeed and Upworthy. I can''t imagine going back in time to a day and age when I found myself waiting at the local newsstand/magazine store for a new issue of Fast Company magazine to show up in the pre-Internet days. fast company. memes. Writer''s block? Creative block? Can''t come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer''s block."

How SparkNotes is winning the pop culture game on social

Unmetric

SparkNotes is a company that provides study guides for literature, poetry, films, and more. And there are handles like this one which share screenshots of brands participating in memes to appeal to the youth on social. Have a sensitive team to screen your memes.

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10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

It happens in all industries, but lately I’ve seen retail companies keep their “Consumer Insight&# group focused on traditional insight like mall traffic patterns and planograms.

Why Can't Facebook Do Better At Fact Checking Photos And Videos?

Forbes Social Media

We have the technologies to automatically verify many aspects of photographs and videos online, from examining their provenance to verifying their description and evaluating embedded memes. Why don’t companies like Facebook embrace them

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Praying and piggybacking: Who is Nesamani and why are brands talking about him?

Unmetric

The world yesterday realized that meme culture is well and truly alive in South India, for all of a sudden, social users everywhere were praying for a fictional South Asian character. A user on a Facebook memes page asked a harmless question about hammers, leading to a Tamil user making a reference to Nesamani. An innocent reply from the OP (original poster) praying for Nesamani exploded into a social media meme, with users and brands alike pitching in and praying for Nesamani.

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Tamar Weinberg is a Media Snacker » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I’m not a meme-girl myself, either, but the viewpoints have been so interesting! Reply Lyndon Antcliff November 1, 2007 at 1:39 pm I hate memes too. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised though, misery loves company right?

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When influence is confused with popularity

Direct Marketing Observations

Take the Fast Company Influence Project -talk about a sh@#! For the moment, brands like Fast Company need to think long and hard before redefining what influence means. The Fast Company Influence Project gimmick is exactly that – a gimmick and a disappointing one.

How to Master Real-Time Content

Likeable

So, plan ahead, but recognize that you never really know what’s coming next—so be ready to react quickly to current events, memes, and the like. It then evolved into a meme where the tables were separated by various topics like songs, television shows, movies, etc.

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Trendjacking: Jumping In on Internet Culture & 3 Brands Doing it Right

Pixlee

Trendjacking is a strategy used by brands in almost every industry and companies ranging from small, local business to large, international corporations. Trendjacking is the practice of jumping in on trending topics, hashtags, events, or memes.

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You had one job…

Jeff Esposito

You know that meme/blog “ you had one job ?” Company Job Name recognition Working ” Well what if we considered doing one job so well that it became synonymous with us? Here’s some thoughts on that after spending some quality time with my 2-year old.

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How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

They’re on the front lines of your social media and digital channels each and every day as the voice of the company. Tasked with driving engagement while ensuring fans have a good experience with your company, they see it all—the good, the bad, the ugly.

Technology Makes Us Lazy Communicators

Waxing UnLyrical

In this post from last May by John Friedman , he wrote about a job where he traveled across North America to discover a company had lost the plot of what it was doing. Insert meme of men on a train looking at newspapers here.) Guest Post by Matt LaCasse.

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How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

agora pulse

Why should we care about the company that makes our washing powder or bakes the bread we eat? This character came to light when an agency creative realized that the name of the insurance company sounded like a duck’s quack. Create memes. You can count on Netflix for great memes.

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Taking part in the Facebook 10-year challenge?

Sherrilynne Starkie

She tweeted: “Me 10 years ago: probably would have played along with the profile picture aging meme going around on Facebook and Instagram Me now: ponders how all this data could be mined to train facial recognition algorithms on age progression” Click To Tweet.

5 Ways Social Media is Used to Mislead or Misinform

Waxing UnLyrical

The Fake Facebook Meme. Most recently, I saw a meme claiming Coca Cola’s current formula is more addictive than its original formula, in spite of the fact that (admitted by the meme) the original formula contained cocaine.

Never, Ever Post These Things on Social Media

agora pulse

Having a clear social media policy signed off by company decision-makers is crucial. Companies most often deal with social media disasters when they try to make a joke that doesn’t go over well. . If you are an agency doing social media for other companies, know what rules apply.

Why Facebook Should Stop Judging Content Quality

Convince & Convert

TechCrunch put an article out on August 23, 2013 reporting that Facebook will soon begin to punish “LOLCats-style memes” in the Facebook newsfeed. Facebook believes memes are low quality, but did not explain why, and I completely disagree. Memes accomplish that.

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How to use Slack: a guide for social savvy businesses

Sprout Social

Perhaps the most notable distinction of Slack is its plethora of bots, many of which are focused on productivity and improving company culture. This rings true for company content and competing content as well. Company updates and relevant industry content. Company-culture.

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Everything Marketers Need to Know About TikTok

Likeable

Memes : TikTok even has its own meme videos that simply catch on. Partnering with an influencer can be as simple as vetting a TikTok star to work with (the company itself has a catalogue of its own to choose from). First there was Vine, then Musical.ly, and now TikTok. Vine was shut down in early 2017, and Musical.ly merged into TikTok in late summer 2018, leaving TikTok as the current dominant platform for short-form video sharing.

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6 Frequently Committed Content Marketing Mistakes That You Need to Be Aware Of

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes. a leading web and mobile app development company with 13+ years of experience. Guest post by Atman Rathod. Whether it’s web or social media or mobile apps, it’s still the content that dominates every digital space.

Facebook is Getting More Two-Faced By the Day

Convince & Convert

That’s right, Facebook now gets to decide what is “timely and relevant content” (from their blog post), and what is a “low quality post or meme.” Look, I’m not personally a fan of memes, as I think they can chip away at brand value.

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Why are we all chugging the Hateraid online?

SocialFish

For some reason, it’s so much easier to put a company on blast, pick fights with strangers, and rant about politicians on a forum where someone who matter may actually read the comments (but you don’t have to look anyone in the eye.). In social media, it’s more, “If it’s mean, it’s meme.”.

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Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

SocMed Sean

Click To Tweet The goal might be to get them to re-share a pretty photo or like an informative video, or maybe laugh and share a funny meme but the outcome has to be measurable, otherwise it doesn’t have much value to the business. Try injecting a little humor around your company or products.

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 need a pipeline of companies that want to hire them to recruit on their behalf. By Peter Caputa.

Winners of Mashable Awards

Mindjumpers

Best Internet Meme sponsored by Dynadot : Bed Intruder. Most Promising New Company: PSGive.org. Companies Embrace Social Media. Tweet The 6th of January, Mashable held the event of Mashable Awards Gala.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Her company Audience Audit provides strategic marketing support and audience segmentation research that helps organizations understand their customers better. True relevance grows from a deep understanding of what motivates your customers, and ensuring that every contact they have with your organization shows to what degree your company values their reasons for choosing you. According to Jamie Grove, the company’s Director of Evil Schemes and Nefarious Plans (i.e.

When It Comes To Social Media, We’re Linking About You

Firebelly

How Companies Like Twitter And Facebook Get So Rich. Using GIFs, memes,and text, Buzzfeed explains how venture capitalist firms court startups they believe are the next big thing in social media.

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Putting the Art in Article, Part I: Beginner Thou ART, Teach I Shall

Waxing UnLyrical

The search function is a little tough (the site is built on Tumblr), but you can view them by month in the Archive section. * HubSpot’s Collection: Some companies and sites will offer their photos for free (usually in exchange for your contact info). Memes and GIFs.

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The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan

Razor Social

However, it is quite expensive and thus suitable for larger companies and brands that regularly produce a lot of content. Meme Generator. If you’re looking to add some humor to your content mix, try using memes!

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