Top Five: Changes to social networks come fast and furious

Sherrilynne Starkie

Changes to social networks come fast and furious. When it comes to social media, the changes keep coming fast and furious. Users get new and interesting ways to connect and interact on several social media platforms too. And video chat is coming soon. REPORT.

Top five: New features from social network giants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: New features from social network giants. This week's top five social media must-know news includes new features from Facebook, Google, Instagram and Linkedin. Facebook Rolls Out New Live Video Tools. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers .

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New Social Networks & Features to Try in the New Year: What You Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

Have you started planning your 2020 social media strategy? 2019 has brought plenty of changes to the social media landscape, and we anticipate similar growth in 2020! Here’s the top new social networks or features you should be considering as you finalize your 2020 strategy.

What drives participation in a social network?

Direct Marketing Observations

If you’re a social media consultant like Jay Baer , or a larger organization like Accenture for instance, one of the constant constants in social media is the amount of education required to get people all on the same page, before anything can really be accomplished.

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.

Social Networking In Your Face

Ari Herzog

Jena Kingsley is the latest in a series of comedians to poke fun at social networking systems by forcefully interacting with people in public places and proving that our online lives are silly when taken literally. Media culture identity networking Youtube

Social Networking Stats: 21% Of Online Video Is Now Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Mobile Video Now Accounts For 21% Of All Online Video Plays.

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Social Networking Stats: Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . WhatsApp has 450 million members (and grew to that size faster than any company in history ).

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. The offshoot of this has been that I have been paying a lot of attention to the health and fitness social space.

My Social Networking Primer in 2014

Ari Herzog

With over 4,500 people and companies following me on Twitter at @ariherzog , why did I create a new account at @ariherzogdotcom last week and ask people to follow me there instead? With over 8,400 people in a LinkedIn group I manage about social media marketing , why did I create a new group using that dotcom name and ask people to join that? I wanted to create new social networking channels on some of the leading platforms and watch them grow.

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here. Social Media 19% of the public regularly (7%) or sometimes (12%) get news or news headlines through social networking sites.

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How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! . So how do new social media accounts do it?

Australia Job: Social Networking Guru

Laurel Papworth

Online Marketing & Social Networking Guru. Build our Social Networks. Contribute to the success of this growing company and work within a friendly and customer focused team. High-level experience with Facebook, Twitter and other social networking media. Develop and implement creative, Online Marketing strategies including all channels of Social Networking, email, promotional ideas, advertising & blogs.

Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Facebook Live is a new interactive channel for the Facebook crowd, more precisely a channel dedicated to the happenings of the social networking company as opposed to a channel for others. Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel (mindjumpers.com) [.]

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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.

The Story of The World's Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook

Mindjumpers

It describes how the business is being done in Silicon Valley and how building a company like Facebook demands fierce fighting, no doubts, full focus and what the costs are in lost friendships and created enemies.

The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. In a blog post the company explained: The simpler design puts more focus on your photos and videos without changing how you navigate the app.

Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Facebook Live is a new interactive channel for the Facebook crowd, more precisely a channel dedicated to the happenings of the social networking company as opposed to a channel for others. Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel (mindjumpers.com) [.]

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Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. Why the explosion of video content?

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Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. In less than thirty seconds, a customer can get the information he needs about a business through a short, personal video. Why the explosion of video content? It’s easier than ever to create a fun video at little to no cost.

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3 Companies Focused on Helping Not Selling

Convince & Convert

This article for me is part sharing what I know about digital marketing tools and part love letter to three companies that really deserve your business. Its no secret that my favorite web company right now is Wistia. Need video embeds that work for responsive web sites?

4 Tips for Sharing Videos On Facebook

Convince & Convert

Facebook video is taking over. Last year, for the first time, it surpassed the number of YouTube videos that were uploaded to pages on the site. To implement this tip, you can include a call to action on your video to hit the “like” button on your page.

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THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers. I’ve spent the past 2 years studying the Social Web in depth, even going through Certification last year because of my passion for this area. Now it’s all social media.

IGTV: The Ultimate Guide to Instagram’s New Video Platform

Later

Drumroll, please… IGTV, Instagram’s brand new video platform, is here! IGTV is a place for long form videos on Instagram, and it’s available in both the native Instagram app and the new standalone IGTV app. IGTV is also no longer only for vertical video!

6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Maria writes for a variety of blogs and today she shares her thoughts on how a variety of emerging technologies could potentially impact our use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Thanks to Maria for sharing her thoughts, I’ll be curious to see how these technologies adapt our use of social media, especially when it comes to augmented and virtual reality! Let us look at the few technologies which will shape social media usage in 2018 and beyond.

Welcome To The Video Generation

The Realtime Report

Welcome To The Video Generation By Jason Katz. Peer to peer influence and video content is impacting retail like never before. Content and social networks are the new currency. “Cisco estimating that by 2018, 79% of all global internet traffic will be video.”

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How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. What your competitors are doing in social media.

YouTube Launches Charts of Top Videos

Mindjumpers

The purpose by making this new feature is to keep the users updated on which videos that are trending at the moment, which videos are all-time classics, how videos stack up against one another etc. On each list, you can see the Top 100 videos.

YouTube Launches Charts of Top Videos

Mindjumpers

The purpose by making this new feature is to keep the users updated on which videos that are trending at the moment, which videos are all-time classics, how videos stack up against one another etc. On each list, you can see the Top 100 videos.

For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social.

Mindjumpers

How can we do something that will create value through social media?” Over time I have come up with the following 10 questions you should ask yourself before entering the landscape of social media – that’s my best advice.

For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social.

Mindjumpers

How can we do something that will create value through social media?” Over time I have come up with the following 10 questions you should ask yourself before entering the landscape of social media – that’s my best advice.

What’s Your Company’s Social Media Policy?

The Social Media Incubator

Do you have a social media policy in place for your business? A press release from Grant Thornton LLP finds that “executives of public and private companies see social media as a growing set of marketing tools, but have not yet developed the necessary compliance and risk policies and procedures.” ” Why have a policy for social media? The release made it clear that social media is not seen as just a flash in the pan by business professionals.

Survey: Third of Companies Use Social Media to Promote Their Business

Bill Hartzer

According to a brand new survey by CareerBuilder , one-quarter of businesses leverage social media to recruit and research possible staff. Twenty-nine percent of companies with 500 or fewer employees are utilizing social networking in some way.

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Global Map of Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Marketing

Last July , I covered the work of Global Web Index , which offered a quick glimpse of data for global social network usage, which they called Global Web Index LITE. tools global social media

How to Build the Perfect LinkedIn Company Page

Sprout Social

Be honest: when’s the last time you updated your LinkedIn company page? Although the platform may not seem to be scoring as many headlines as Facebook or Instagram, companies can’t afford to sleep on their LinkedIn presence. At a glance, running your LinkedIn company page might seem pretty simple. But growing an engaged following on LinkedIn is apples and oranges compared to any other social network. Creatives and copy for your LinkedIn company page.

How Companies Like Bored Panda, REI, and Vox Are Growing Their Organic Reach on Social Media

Buffer Social

Is it the end of organic reach on social media? Yes, the (average) organic reach on social media has been falling over the years. Because we’ve seen businesses, including ourselves, growing their organic reach on social media in the last few years.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Increase use of video marketing? What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social media fatigue?

Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all made moves last week in the ad space that social media marketers will want to be up to speed on, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Videos are 6x more likely to be retweeted than photos and 3x more likely than GIFs.

Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

Maybe you’re a business owner who wants to give your brand a presence on social media platforms—but odds are you’d prefer not to play the role of reaching out to the masses yourself. If you feel that you’re ready to grant that exalted ‘Social Media Officer’ title to someone, keep in mind that you need to allow them enough independence to do an effective job. These not-so-lofty claims are especially true for social media, where you can hold multiple conversations simultaneously.

The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI

SocMed Sean

Unfortunately, many social media strategists get caught up in the numbers that relate specifically to social media and they forget about the numbers that are meaningful to their business. DON’T try to use Facebook as a company intranet.

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As someone who once didn’t like online video, it’s now part of my daily life. In the past few years, videos have gotten much better and widespread that I’d find it hard to be stubborn in my old ways by ignoring all incoming multimedia streams. Ad clicks on videos?

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4 Proven Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Video Marketing

Convince & Convert

By now, most marketers have realized that video isn’t a passing fad. Companies are even becoming known for their video content. If I say Coca-Cola, WestJet, or Old Spice, for example, you can likely list videos you’ve shared from these brands.

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Social Media Managers And Digital Pros – How to Keep Track of Your Tasks When You’re Offline

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Sean for sharing his insights on the challenge of managing digital social media channels…even when you’re offline! One of the significant challenges of working with social media is that you cannot be continuously online. Now more than ever there are many aspects of your social media marketing you should continuously monitor, from ROI to algorithm updates and recent feature releases. Almost all social media activities can benefit from automation.