Tue.Aug 14, 2018

Can Every Blog Benefit From Pinterest? The SocMedSean Pinterest Experiment

SocMed Sean

Pinterest…it’s kinda the bane of my existence as a social media blogger. Not because I don’t like the platform, but more because I’m totally jealous of those who get to use it to drive mad-traffic to their blogs.

The Science of Sharing on Social Media [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Which content type sees the most shares on social, and who, specifically, is sharing it? Check out this infographic

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Social Media for Nonprofits: 5 Key Questions

Ignite Social Media

Looking for your nonprofit to get social? Social media is a great way to tell the story of your organization, engage with your audience, and drive the results that you’re looking for. Here are five key questions to ask yourself before you get started. What are you trying to accomplish?

The Top 10 LinkedIn Company Pages of 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced the winners of its top company pages 2018 competition, with each providing pointers on how to boost your platform performance

Social Media Automation 101

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

What Should I Do with Trolls on My YouTube Videos?

agora pulse

Ever scrolled through the YouTube comments section on a cool video you just watched? Then you’ve seen comments from the terrible YouTube trolls. Not these guys. YouTube trolls (and their other social media counterparts) are nothing like the adorable cartoon variety.

YouTube Offers Platform Creators Incentives to Try New Revenue Generation Tools

Social Media Today

YouTube is offering big money payments to platform stars to get them to try out the latest revenue generation options

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Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Social Media Today

Even those in 'boring' industries can create entertaining, effective content, as contributor Pam Moore explains

5 Common Money Traps and How to Avoid Them

The Realtime Report

5 Common Money Traps and How to Avoid Them. Even if you consider yourself to be savvy and money-smart, it’s simple to fall into a money trap. All it takes is a clever marketing scheme, and you could be throwing your money away before you even realize what you’re doing.

How Interviews Can be a Highly Valuable Content Option

Social Media Today

If you're not already interviewing influencers on your blog, it's time to get into a storytelling frame of mind

Collect Leads from a Facebook Canvas Contact Form (and Target Them)

Jon Loomer

Last week, I provided you with a step-by-step for how to create a Facebook Canvas contact form. But once you create these ads, how do you collect the leads? And how do you target those who engage with these forms?

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.

The Top 10 Reasons People Leave Your Website [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Wondering why people aren't getting in contact after visiting your website? Here are some of the key reasons for site abandonment

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How B2B Marketers Are Driving 9X More Facebook Engagement Without Paying for Ads

Oktopost

Not too long ago, Facebook changed its algorithm to prioritize “meaningful interactions” between people. The company has been very straightforward about the implications, stressing that branded content which doesn’t spark back and forth conversations (comments, sharing to groups, replies to comments, etc.) will gain very little exposure in people’s timelines. In fact, organic reach is […]. Employee Advocacy Facebook Social Engagement Social Media Strategy

Twitter's Data-Friendly 'Twitter Lite' is Now Available in More Regions

Social Media Today

Twitter is making its data-friendly 'Lite' version available in a heap more markets, expanding the platform's audience potential

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Instagram Ad Analytics – Spending Money Wisely

Quintly

Luckily there is still organic reach on Instagram, but it is also getting tougher to reach the right people with correct messages. Despite the fact that timelines become increasingly faster, we all want our content to be seen!

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.

7 Ways Brands Take Advantage of Facebook Stories

Sprout Social

Videos are perfect for social media. They’re immersive, engaging and inherently social. The right video creates the intimacy of face-to-face interaction, without ever asking your audience to leave their sofa. It’s no wonder that social platforms around the world are investing in video. Facebook Stories is just one of the latest ways to delight your customers with visual content.

Multitasking Doesn't Work. Task Stacking Might.

Twist Image

I can't multitask. I just can't. Can you? Successfully? When I try to do two things at the same time, I often find that it's a fail. I either focus too much on one task, and it's not accomplished to the best of my ability (because some of my head space is semi-focused on the other task). I can think about new ideas while scrolling through (and deleting) emails. there's something about that practice that brings out new thinking (weird, right?).