Social Media Ad Objectives: Clicks vs. Conversion

Ignite Social Media

Many advertisers believe getting people to click is the driving force behind social media advertising. Conversion Objective. When looking to connect with a more qualified user, the conversion objective is a great fit.

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. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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Conversion Rate Optimization – 20 Factors Impacting Your Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Learning how to increase conversions is often a top goal of smart and internet savvy marketing and business leaders. Unfortunately most digital marketers lack even the most basic foundational skills to truly optimize their conversion rates. Conversion rate definition.

3 Steps to Responding to Trends on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

One of the major benefits to social media marketing is the ability to capitalize on relevant trends to get in front of more people. However, it is important to keep in mind your overall social strategy before jumping on every trending conversation.

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Conversion Rate Optimization in a Nutshell: 20 Factors Impacting Your Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Learning how to increase conversions is often a top goal of smart and internet savvy marketing and business leaders. Unfortunately most digital marketers lack even the most basic foundational skills to truly optimize their conversion rates. Conversion rate definition.

Monday Roundup: Conversations

Waxing UnLyrical

Conversation.” Conversations, when initiated and managed well, can drive reputation, expand reach, and build brand loyalty. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on conversations. Exercises for Writing Conversationally.

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Provides a snapshot of your social media presence.

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. Identifying The Tools And Resources.

Conversation Lost-How to Align B2B Social Media Marketing Efforts with the Right Strategy

Direct Marketing Observations

B2B Social media success is like the American ninja warrior TV show. B2B social media marketing can be brutal but it’s not a loser. Those challenges, metaphorically speaking, completely exist in B2B social media in 2017. Loosely defined in social media.

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The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. It’s about conversation.

(Social Media) Strategy: Lessons from the Trenches

Dave Fleet

When Bill Doern asked if I would participate once again this year I readily said yes, and on a Friday afternoon this Spring I listened and provided feedback on social media strategy presentations by 10 teams of aspiring digital marketing professionals. 101 social media strategy

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?” The first task they are assigned is helping to complete this social media audience analysis and strategy worksheet which today I am also sharing with you!

How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

agora pulse

Social media success means different things to different people. Yet everyone wants to know the answer to the ultimate question: Am I successful on social media? The first step is to understand what your social media goals are and measure against them.

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. However, as I discussed in detail in episode 218 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast , social marketers must also have a solid understanding of business and marketing.

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How to Choose the Right Social Media Marketing Agency: What to Look for and What to Ask

agora pulse

Have you decided to turn to a social media marketing agency for all your social media needs? You’ve reached the point now that your brand can no longer manage your social media channels in house. Know what you want in a social media agency.

The Key to Success in Enterprise Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Lately, I’ve been thinking way too much about organic B2B social media marketing. This is the great struggle for the enterprise in social media. It’s ticking and you need to figure out real quick where social media fits within your org.

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020

agora pulse

Shopping for your company’s first social media tool or needing to upgrade to a new social media management app? But with dozens of available options, how do you know which is the best social media tool? 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020.

How to Fight For More Social Media Resources In Your Company

Convince & Convert

Social media and the rise of self-serve content requires that we actually attempt to fulfill the decades-old promise of 1:1 marketing – winning hearts and minds a few at a time with unprecedented relevancy and transparency and humanization and speed.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. If the brief is PR, the goal is awareness, and if it’s marketing the goal is more likely conversions. Special Tricks.

Social Media Updates: March

yMarketingMatters

March saw a few relevant new social media updates that will help you to be more effective, resourceful and efficient in your social media marketing for your business. Promoted Pins are viral and continue to drive conversions even after your campaign has ended.

How to Create Content that Inspires, Connects and CONVERTS Lookers to Buyers: FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

Your epic piece of content is shared all over the social and digital web, once again. Or maybe you are trying to stomp those random acts of marketing, yet you just haven't cracked that conversion nut? Social currency on the web today = attention + action.

Let’s Get Real… Does Your Content Convert?

Pam Moore

Is the time you invest researching your audience, learning the social networks and pounding out mounds of content fruitful? Are you one of the 22% of businesses that are satisfied with their conversion rates? Are you increasing your social currency with your actions?

A Quick Guide to Social Media Advertising

Later

If you’re looking to reach new audiences, social media advertising can be the quickest and easiest way to achieve your goal! With the right social media ad strategy, you can build your following, get website clicks, and drive sales for your brand or business. Conversions.

Social Media Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand

Pam Moore

So why would we think that marketers and business leaders would think any different when it comes to social media? I remember the early days of social media and watching the tweets fly by looking something like this… Free marketing with social media, join my workshop!

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

agora pulse

New to the world of social media marketing or just need to ensure you’ve got the basics down? Here’s your informative walk-through of social media marketing. Social media can be overwhelming at times. Create your social media strategy.

How to Create An Effective Social Media Policy (Before It’s Too Late)

agora pulse

If your business or agency or doesn’t yet have a social media policy, it’s time to build one. Creating an official social media policy is always a good idea. Discussions about creating a social media policy often focus on preventing major social media fails.

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. They needed to know what was happening, minute-to-minute, and we had to be the social media that was verifiable.”.

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

Pam Moore

They invest in social media platforms but don’t do much more than slap some fancy marketing branding lipstick on a Facebook business page, LinkedIn profile or Instagram account. Why you must plan your conversion funnel, hope is not a strategy.

The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous posts written about the pitfalls of social media marketing (including helpful pieces from Online Social Networking , Sysomos , and one I wrote for HubSpot ). Social media is about having a conversati0n with your prospects, not broadcasting to them.

[Comic] Are You Really ‘Doing’ Social Media?

SocMed Sean

Engaging in social media is significantly harder than it sounds. Some believe that social media is free , simply because it generally costs nothing to secure a Facebook page, Twitter handle, and YouTube account.

How to Build Thought Leadership Using Social Media Without Bragging About Yourself 24/7

Pam Moore

Social media and digital marketing present phenomenal ways for brands and people to establish thought leadership far better than traditional methods. Many marketers and business leaders jumping onto the social web want to establish themselves as a leader without much thought.

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February’s Featured Resource: Amplify.com

Harp Interactive

Being prolific in social media, I am always on the prowl for useful tools, resources and social media platforms to expedite the time involved in producing and sharing relevant content across the social universe. A Unique Social Community.

The State of Social Media Marketing– Annual Survey Report

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, Awarness Inc released a report called The State of Social Media Marketing : Top Areas For Social Marketing Investment and Biggest Social Marketing Challenges in 2012. According to the survey, it is quite obvious that all social platforms will grow in 2012.

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5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science.

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Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. It’s about conversation.

14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter

Pam Moore

Yes, smart and social savvy marketers know how to generate sales using Twitter. Instead, you need to design and implement a well thought out and tested conversion funnel that helps you organically attract, inspire and engage your ideal customer.

Top Twitter Demographics That Matter to Social Media Marketers

Hootsuite

Social media demographics change constantly. This makes Twitter the 13th most used social media platform, with some 340 million users. Read our report, The Global State of Digital 2020 , for a comprehensive look at social media statistics.

What Is a Social Media Manager? (And What Does One Really Do?)

agora pulse

Let’s compare the expectations and realities of a social media manager job, so you know exactly what you’re getting into. When you apply for your first social media manager job, you might not know exactly what to expect. What does a social media manager do anyway?

Social Media Listening – It’s About Emotions

Janet Fouts

Understanding how emotion comes into play in buying decisions can be extremely useful when listening on social media sites. Gathering this data is slower, and requires a level of engagement that most brands eschew because it takes a lot of resources to do it well.

How to Measure Your Social Media Performance

Rebekah Radice

It can be a scary proposition to analyze your social media performance, but without an audit, there’s zero room for improvement. I’ve broken down 8 steps to help you measure each aspect of your social media performance. How to Measure Social Media Performance.

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

Pam Moore

Being a data and ROI junkie I often find myself buried deep in analytics, spreadsheets and conversion funnels. 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.

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. And to be ironic when used in emails or offline conversations.). Dark social.