Wed.Sep 12, 2018

Do John Naisbitt’s Megatrend predictions still hold true for 2018?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google John Naisbitt and you’ll find more than 1,300 web pages, most of the referencing his 1982 seminal work Megatrends. In it, Naisbitt identifies the global trends that will form the future political and economic world.

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10 Types of Visual Content You Should Consider for Your Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

Social Media Today

You need visuals to make your content stand out in busy social feeds - but which visuals should you be focusing on? Check out this graphic

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How to Manage Multiple Ad Account Comments In One Place

agora pulse

If you are running Facebook or Instagram Ads and people are commenting on them, then you know how hard it is to keep track of all those comments. Things get even tougher when you are split testing and not all of the posts appear on your Facebook Page Timeline or Instagram Feed.

5 Creative Ways Big Brands are Using Twitter to Connect with Their Audiences

Social Media Today

Looking for tweet inspiration for your platform strategy? Check out these examples of brands that are seeing success on Twitter

Social Media Automation 101

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

Blockchain and the Social Media It Powers

Ignite Social Media

There’s been a buzz going around about Blockchain and Social Media apps incorporating with privacy issues being a hot topic but not everyone knows what is exactly powered by them. I’ll be honest with you all, I had no idea what Social Media was powered by Blockchain until I looked it up.

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DIY IoT: What You Need to Build Your Very Own Internet of Things Devices

The Realtime Report

DIY IoT: What You Need to Build Your Very Own Internet of Things Devices. If, while you were growing up, your favorite thing to do was to build electronic gadgets, then why not reclaim your childhood by giving building the latest devices a go?

Facebook Can Now Understand Text in Images, Advancing Image Recognition Capacity

Social Media Today

Facebook has outlined its advanced image recognition tools in a new research report, which will open up a range of new opportunities

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AJ&Smart Has Generated More Than €2 Million in Sales from Social Media: Here’s How

Buffer Social

Product design and innovation studio AJ&Smart has generated more than €2million from clients who first discovered it on social media. Ninety percent of AJ&Smart’s new clients now come from social media referrals, replacing word-of-mouth as the #1 source of new business.

The Guide to Getting More Genuine Leads for Your Website [Infographic]

Social Media Today

How can you maximize your brand's exposure potential, and generate more leads? Here are some ideas

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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.

NFL Fan Social Media Usage Stats: NFC & AFC East Edition

Ignite Social Media

The most glorious time of year is upon us – yes, football season. To celebrate, I’ll be diving into data that sheds a light on how and why different NFL team’s fans use social media, throwing shade as appropriate since I have data to back it up. Before we get into how your team’s fans use social media, I want to give a shout out to GlobalWebIndex for providing the data and allowing me to geek out combining my two loves- social media and football. NFL Social Media Data. NFC East.

Instagram's Replacing 'Stars' with 'Flags' in Direct Messages

Social Media Today

Instagram is updating its messaging stars to flags in a minor functional update

Unlocking the Power of Audience Data to Make Smarter Marketing Decisions

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Michael Brito, EVP of Digital at Zeno Group. Connect with him on LinkedIn or Twitter. I have never been very good with math. I failed Algebra twice in High School and did everything I could to avoid taking more advanced classes. Today, I even have a hard time helping my 13-year-old daughter with her homework.

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Tag content and analyze brand strategies on Unmetric Analyze

Unmetric

We just launched one of our most demanded features – Content Tagging! Unmetric users will now be able to internally tag various pieces of content across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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.

5 Ways to Use Facebook to Promote Your Organization's Giving Tuesday Campaign

Social Media Today

How can you use Facebook to get your supporters and online community to actually raise money for you on Giving Tuesday, and beyond? Here are some tips

How to Create a Cohesive Instagram Aesthetic

Later

If you want to get new Instagram followers, having a beautiful and cohesive Instagram aesthetic is the key to turning visitors into followers. . Having a curated Instagram aesthetic is one of the best ways to grow your account, build a following and show off your brand’s unique style and tone.

A Marketer's Plea for Content for Sales

Social Media Today

In a new episode of the Social Business Engine Podcast, Bernie Borges explains why companies should be thinking not just about content marketing but also about content for sales

Elevate Connection With Enhanced Paid Tools for Facebook and Instagram

Sprout Social

Social media advertising continues to explode in all directions. Social budgets are growing by over 32% in 2018, social ad revenue is expected to climb over $51 billion dollars by the end of 2018 and 76% of total US consumers claim to have bought a product seen on social media.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

8th Wall Web Frees Mobile AR From Tyranny Of The App

Forbes Social Media

The new 8th Wall Web is a potential game changer for developers

How to use Instagram live: Your guide to #InstaFamous marketing

Sprout Social

Ready to get #InstaFamous? The era of live video is officially here to stay. As audiences search for more intimacy from their favorite brands, live content has an authenticity that can’t be duplicated. That’s part of the reason why 80% of customers say they’d rather watch a live video from a company than read their blog. At the same time, the ephemeral nature of live video prompts the phenomena of “FOMO” in your audience.

The Secret Formula Behind Going Viral On Social Media

Likeable

A tweet can be read by millions around the world in minutes. An unknown man or woman can become an international celebrity overnight. Virality: humans create it, brands crave it. But what is virality? And how does it come to pass? After starting with a “Spark of Ignition,” there is a “Stickiness” factor that keeps it going. It must have emotion, be ethical, or logical—maybe it was something unexpected or simple.

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The Meteorological Strangeness Of Hurricane Florence

Forbes Social Media

The words "unprecedented" and "strange" have been used by meteorologists to describe Hurricane Florence. Why so

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

European Parliament Approves 'Worst Possible' Copyright Rules

Forbes Social Media

The European Parliament has just voted on the controversial Copyright Directive, approving upload filters for all but the smallest websites, and requiring anybody using the title of a news article while linking to it to get a license. NASDAQ:GOOGL NASDAQ:FB NYSE:TWTR

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Who Are The Winners And Losers From Today's Apple Announcement?

Forbes Social Media

Apple just announced their latest line-up but who's going to be celebrating and who's going to be crying

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Twilight Tech: The Illusory LFW Project Revealing An Iceberg Of Virtual Fashion Innovation

Forbes Social Media

Redressing the unsolved crime of a fake stylist who defrauded several London designers, for LFW SS19 the Fashion Innovation Agency has meticulously reanimated one long-gone garment digitally - a simulation revealing the tip of a blurred-reality innovation iceberg in fashion design and display