Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Be careful who you listen to as many of the same people who are wanting to implant your brain with emotions of fear, are the same people who have a top business objective to sell you tickets to events, courses and magic carpet rides to your one stop solution to all of your Facebook problems.

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Social Media Marketing All-in-One Video Training Course

SocialFish

This 90 minute training course shows you how to build your strategy, tips for Twitter and Facebook, and how to measure your results. 5: RSS Feeds and Pinging. Section 2: Marketing on Facebook and Twitter. 7: The Advantages of Twitter. 9: Using a Twitter Application.

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Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. The Facebook Explore feed shows you posts from pages and people similar to those you follow.

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5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Whether we are working on branding a new department, segmenting candidates after a recruiting fair, or even developing a new sales strategy deck, the skills that are often taught in Marketing courses are usually relevant in many careers, even those that don’t seem to have much to do with marketing.

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5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Whether we are working on branding a new department, segmenting candidates after a recruiting fair, or even developing a new sales strategy deck, the skills that are often taught in Marketing courses are usually relevant in many careers, even those that don’t seem to have much to do with marketing.

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How to Monetize Your Instagram with Online Courses

Later

But of all your options, creating an online course is one of the best ways to engage your followers and build a deeper connection with them, all while generating revenue! In reality, Minimalist Baker created a course on food photography. I’m planning to create a course on XYZ topic.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Twitter launched “ While you were away ” to show tweets you may have missed since you last opened the app.

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Courseopedia Search Engine Helps You Find Courses

Bill Hartzer

And this one seems to be pretty useful if you’re looking for courses of any type, even college courses. Courseopedia was founded in October 2008 to make it easier for students to find courses and for colleges, universities and instructors to market their courses.

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New Twitter Features Summed Up

Mindjumpers

Tweet Last week, Twitter announced some major changes that will affect how both users and businesses use and spend time on the site. Here’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content.

Can't Facebook Kill Twitter?

Twist Image

Twitter does one thing right that Facebook isn't doing. No, it's definitely not how Twitter handle trolls and harassment. Facebook allows you to search for things like this, but the interface and feed doesn't pull it all together well, and the algorithm messes with how information appears. Still, let's think about how easy it would be for Facebook to kill Twitter (you know, just for fun!). . First, Facebook could simply pull in Twitter's entire feed.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Now, if you’re ready to proceed, Twitter marketing could be just what you were looking for. Even the real people on Twitter are too busy for you.

Meercat jumps on Twitter Video

Janet Fouts

People are jumping on Meerkat , a relatively new app that allows us to live stream video directly to Twitter through the app. If you’re streaming a Meerkat video it’s pushed to your followers on Meerkat in real time and viewable on Twitter in real time.

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5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level

Webbiquity SMM

If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Twitter jumped onto the algorithm bandwagon only last month and has received its own amount of backlash from it.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader. Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds. As a result, the number of ways to get a new feed in to Google Reader has multiplied. In this article we will take a look at a few easy ways to subscribe to a new RSS feed. Add subscription will take any a keyword, feed name, feed URL or web page URL and attempt to parse it to find the feed you want. t have an RSS feed!)

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. How popular is Twitter?

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How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

You: Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. If you tweet more, of course you get more impressions. Find the RSS feeds for each source.

Increasing Your Completion Rates – How to Get Participants to Finish Your Course

ProBlogger

Online courses are all the rage right now, but sadly, there are some staggering figures when it comes to completion… and not in a good way. That means that only 20% of the people who sign up for the course actually get through to finishing it. Drip feed the content.

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Of course you need some followers on Twitter, otherwise its as if your standing in the middle of the forest with a blow horn.what possible effect could that have (except to scare a few racoons)? A prime example is this article on Aston Kutcher who is wildly admired for his Twitter fan base. So the question then remains, what SHOULD you track on Twitter?

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). It is all public and searchable by anyone, not limited to those who follow you or only those who use Twitter.

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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

A list of options includes: Feedly – highlighted as the best alternative to Google Reader by The Verge mostly due to its speed, minimalist style, and the fact that it’s free. I’m personally moving everything over to Feedly, due to the fact they have iOS and Android apps.

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17 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You a Better Writer

Hootsuite

And of course, for your social shares, captions, comments and call-to-action links and buttons. Okay, but why Twitter?”. Think of Twitter as a digital version of the Paris café scene of the roaring 20s. Bonus: Download the free strategy guide that reveals how Hootsuite grew our Twitter following to over 8 million users and learn how you can put the tactics to work for your business. 17 Twitter accounts that will make you a better writer. “A better writer?”.

When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst

Waxing UnLyrical

No, of course not. She was probably new to Twitter and didn’t know that sending automated DM’s was worse than asking a NOT pregnant woman when she is due. I went to her Twitter page, sure I would find she had 22 followers and was following 37 people. [Ed: I'm on vacation.

How to Use Your CEO’s Twitter Account to Build Brand Loyalty

Convince & Convert

A dramatic number of consumers have come to expect an executive presence on social media, particularly Twitter, as a means of accessing brands 24/7/365. For marketers, this means it’s time to drag your CEOs into Twitter Town, if they aren’t already there.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Enter a second Twitter account. On Twitter, not so much.

I'm Engaged! (4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends)

Almost Savvy

4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends) Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on November 17, 2009 | 16 responses It’s true, I’m engaged. As with other networking platforms, I use Twitter primarily for business purposes.

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I do aggressively unfollow if your use of Twitter is not aligned with my own style.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). And of course – the axiom – links, links, links.

Build Your Empire on Twitter in Just 10 Minutes A Day

Absolute PA

Would you believe me if I told you it only takes 10 minutes of daily Twitter action to get awesome results for your business? As my business grew ( largely thanks to Twitter ) I had to come up with a plan that would maintain and raise my profile in the least time possible.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Feeding The Content Marketing Beast – 7 Places to Find Cheap Content by Heidi Cohen. Parker Roger Dooley Shelley Pringle Sherri Liebo Slavik Volinsky Steam Feed Steven Van Belleghem

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Buffer Social

For example, if you take a look at our Twitter and Instagram accounts , you’ll notice that we post entirely different things on each platform. Twitter : News, blog posts, and GIFs. What to post on Twitter. You can find more details about Twitter videos here.

PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter

SocialFish

Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat and by region. “You can also find out what [the journalists are] personally interested in, as Press Pass highlights the stories that they’re sharing through their Twitter feed.

Why Twitter Engagement Is Essential for Brands Today

Sprout Social

Twitter has grown quickly since its inception. Why Twitter Engagement Remains Relevant. There’s a reason why Twitter is still one of the top 5 social media channels and continues to thrive. Read on to learn about the opportunities Twitter presents to connect meaningfully with your audience. This vast base of active users is one of the biggest perks of Twitter. Targeting on Twitter is a lot different than on Facebook. Image via Twitter.

How To Become A Public Relations Star

Waxing UnLyrical

In fact, it was my old PR course – RMIT University’s Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations). To land a position in the PR course at RMIT, students need to sit a test to ensure that they have the necessary general knowledge , writing skills and linguistic motivation to be a PR grad.

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How to Use Facebook to Market Your Business

Buffer Social

Long ago, Facebook used to show posts in the News Feed in a reverse-chronological order. The most recent post will always appear at the top of the News Feed. So Facebook introduced a system to help organize the posts we see on our News Feed.

How to use Twitter effectively & grow your brand

Sprout Social

Twitter is home to 330 million monthly active users. That means that if you’re not already active on Twitter, you could be missing out on some serious leads. Unfortunately, while there are many brands tweeting today, many of them don’t know how to use Twitter effectively, to help them grow their business. Scheduling tweets and making sure that you use a couple of hashtags with every post doesn’t mean that you’re a master of Twitter.

How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy

Jon Loomer

But on Twitter, $5 can buy you something a lot more valuable — a data mine that you can use to redefine your entire digital strategy. Here is our “$5 Twitter Ad Three-Step Method” to optimize your brand’s Facebook advertising strategy.

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Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You? Subcribe via RSS Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You? August 26th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share In an earlier post, I talked about the idea of quality vs. quantity when it comes to building out your Twitter following. Of course, but I don’t use Twitter to browse.