Wed.Feb 13, 2019

LinkedIn Announces New Groups Features, Catering to Increased Group Engagement

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced some new features for groups, with group engagement on the rise

Groups 165

Craft a Writing Style Guide for Your Website

SocialFish

Maddie Grant | March 7, 2016. Have you ever heard someone refer to content as “noise”? As in “there’s a lot of noise on the web”? Certain websites are considered “noise” while others have earned praise, likes, retweets and even awards. What makes the difference?

5 Free Tools to Help You Write Better Blog Content

Social Media Today

Creating effective content is a skill which takes time and effort to master - here are some tools that will help expedite your process

Tools 159

Infographic: Associations Going Mobile

SocialFish

I’m doing a session all about mobile with Jeff De Cagna and Paul Gannon at the ASAE Technology Conference on Wednesday morning. Mobile is something Maddie and I think and talk about a lot.

Mobile 130

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

8 Things You Should Know About the Coming Facebook Messaging Integration

Social Media Today

Facebook is working on an integration of its messaging tools, which will present a range of new opportunities

Tools 146

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Instagram's Bringing Direct Messages to Desktop

Social Media Today

Instagram's looking to expand access to its direct messaging feature by extending it to the web

Where Social Media Marketing Is Headed in 2019

Ignite Social Media

The social media industry is extremely fluid, with platforms, algorithms, and features changing at the drop of the hat. As marketers, it can be challenging to keep a finger on the pulse when that pulse is constantly changing pace. That’s where we come in.

How to Use LinkedIn's 'Content Suggestions' for Page Updates [Infographic]

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has released an expanded guide to accompany its latest company pages update, including its new 'Content Suggestions' tool

Facebook Study: What we learned looking at 105 million posts

Quintly

It goes without saying that Facebook is part of most people’s everyday life. Yes, it’s popularity might have reached its peak but no marketer should ever underestimate the effectiveness of the blue dinosaur.

Study 112

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

3 Creative Valentine's Day Social Media Campaign Ideas

Social Media Today

Looking for last minute ideas for Valentine's Day campaigns? Even if you don't sell a product that lends itself to romance, there are still opportunities to tap into the spirit of the event

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they measure expenditures, revenue, and cost savings? How do they link the community to competitive advantage? To get answers to these critical questions, Leader Networks conducted a survey of nearly 300 marketing and community leaders that resulted in The Business Impact of Online Communities Study. Out of the participants, 34% work at Associations.

Study 100

Google Announces New App Usage Insights as In-App Spending Continues to Rise

Social Media Today

Google will provide app marketers with additional usage insights info as part of a new update to Firebase

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Content strategy for associations is different

SocialFish

Because content is our business. We can’t give it all away. Have you read the feature article in the August 2011 edition of Associations Now? It’s called “ Map Out Your Content Strategy ” and it’s a pretty good overview of the content challenges that every association faces. For me, there is no cliche more cringe-inducing than “content is king.” Thankfully, the AN article does not include that phrase. If content were king, associations would all be royalty online. We have content.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

How To Save Your Google+ Community (And Other Dying Networks)

The Social Media Hat

What do you do when your top social network, where you have spent years building an audience, no longer wants to exist

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

It’s 2019 and learning how to schedule Instagram posts for free is still one of the best ways to save time, increase your productivity, and stay connected with your Instagram followers.

5 Examples of SaaS Social Media Accounts That Are a Notch Above the Rest

Meltwater

If you're looking for some incredible marketing inspiration, look no further than the teams behind some of the top SaaS social media accounts online today. They excel at everything from storytelling… Read More >>>. Marketing Social Media Trendspotting

Instagram Inspo: 10 Brands We’re Crushing On

Later

Is your Instagram in need of a little love right now? It’s only February and businesses are already finding new and creative ways to enrich the lives of their followers. Dreamy aesthetics, creative content, and strategic stories are seriously catching our eye.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

LEGO And Snapchat Just Opened A Clothing Store With No Clothes In It

Forbes Social Media

As London Fashion Week approaches, the brands have swapped traditional retail models for an augmented reality pop-up partnership to promote LEGO Wear's first limited-edition clothing line for adults - and you can shop it straight from this article

Drive authentic connection at scale with a sophisticated listening solution

Sprout Social

“Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” This slice of Jeff Bezos wisdom is likely not new to you. For marketers it naturally raises several more questions: What do they say when I’m not in the room? What do they like? What don’t they like? Who or what else do they talk about? The answers to these questions reach beyond brand and even marketing. They provide insights that can inform an entire business strategy.

The Future Of Work Is Wide Open

Forbes Social Media

This future is not theoretical or an imagination exercise but the beginning of reality, we shouldn't discuss it in a vacuum as an intellectual work-out but in a results-driven, every day sleeves-rolled mindset and see it for the holistic chance for First Principles design that it can be

E-Commerce Consultant Hinge Grows Fast, Lands Backing Under Tech-Savvy Founder

Forbes Social Media

Hinge Consulting has logged triple-digit-percentage growth and landed a major venture capital deal since its launch about three years ago. Its CEO's substantial corporate technology career, which has roots in his U.S. Army service, helped pave the way for that success

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

MrOwl Rolls Out An Unlimited & Free Cloud Storage Platform For Content Sharing Enthusiasts

Forbes Social Media

Combining social media, unlimited cloud storage, file sharing and innovative search, MrOwl aims to offer a unique take on the cloud storage platform