Thu.Jan 10, 2019

Top Five: New social media ‘stories’ features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Must-know social media news for communicators and marketers for this week include new Stories innovations from Facebook and YouTube, insight on finance journalists, a new editor for a LGBTQ+ magazine and search innovations from Google. New CTA buttons for Facebook Page stories.

4 Ways to Use Instagram Highlights in Your Social Media Marketing Efforts

Social Media Today

Ensure you're maximizing the value of your Instagram Stories by also utilizing your Stories Highlights. Here are some tips on how to do it

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What 777,367,063 Facebook Posts Tell Us About Successful Content in 2019 (New Research)

Buffer Social

Facebook marketing in 2019 isn’t dead. On the contrary, it’s far from it. Now removed from the dim outlook that businesses faced at the beginning of 2018 , Facebook has and will remain an essential tool for brands’ marketing strategies moving forward.

10 Social Media Management Tools to Help Boost Your Efforts in 2019

Social Media Today

Need tools to help maximize your social media marketing efforts in 2019? Check out this list

Social Media Automation 101

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

The Top Seven Business Takeaways from the Sears Demise By Wes Berry

The Realtime Report

The Top Seven Business Takeaways from the Sears Demise. By Wes Berry. In every great game, the win is determined by what you bring to the playing field. The world of business is no different. As a long-time business owner, there were things Sears could have done early on to save their company.

Email Marketing Metrics: Everything You Need to Know

Social Media Today

Analyzing email marketing campaigns doesn't end with looking at the average open and click-through rates. There are many other metrics worth knowing, some of which are more actionable and therefore critical for your business

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Twitter's Chronological Timeline is Back, Which Provides a Range of Potential Benefits

Social Media Today

Twitter's new option to switch to a 'Most recent' feed has a range of potential benefits, as explained by contributor Lucy Rendler-Kaplan

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10 of the best brand storytelling campaigns of 2018

Social Media Strategies Summit

Storytelling is the process of building a narrative to communicate something to an audience. The concept of storytelling in marketing is not a new one, but as content continues to grow as a central tenet of a solid marketing strategy, storytelling has grown in popularity among brands.

9 Instagram analytics tools to help you crush it in 2019

Sprout Social

Instagram used to be a black hole in terms of third-party marketing tools. Fast forward to 2019 and times have changed. From social listening to engagement metrics, businesses on Instagram are spoiled for choice when it comes to Instagram analytics. Zeroing in on the right Instagram analytics tools can be tricky, though. Tools come and go. The platform’s recent surge in popularity coupled with frequent changes to its API makes it difficult to find a reliable, long-term solution.

The Top Apps For Success In 2019

Forbes Social Media

If you're looking for the best apps to help you make 2019 your most successful year yet, here they are! Categories including productivity and organization, finance, mindset, education, motivation, inspiration, health, fitness and diet

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.

13 Video Marketing Statistics to Know for 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Is video content part of your 2019 digital marketing strategy? Here are some stats which underline why you should be considering it

How to Analyze Influencers for Your Brand


Influencers are playing a big role in social media marketing and may be an important part of your campaign. Social Media Marketing Instagram Analytics

7 Steps to Better Blog Title Ideas [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to generate more interest in your content? Your titles play a key role - check out these tips

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How to Captivate An Audience Through Social Media


Framing the Issue: Social media is all about the content that is put out. With multiple social media platforms and thousands of pieces of content out there, the issue of capturing the attention of your audience is centered around not getting lost in the sea of content available to people.

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.

Facebook Publishes New Report on the Modern Moviegoer's Path to Purchase [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook has published a new report which looks at how the modern moviegoer finds information about new films to see

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Lightning Strikes In The U.S. Decreased By 11% In 2018

Forbes Social Media

lightning activity decreased in 2018, but who leads may surprise you (or not

#245: How to Use a Virtual Assistant to Make Your Webinars More Profitable (+ Easier!)

Amy Porterfield

I’m going to introduce you to a secret weapon that’s going to help you kick butt in webinars. Are you ready?! When I ran my first webinar waaaay back in the day, I enlisted my best friend to come over to my condo to help me out. She sat next to me—really, I was almost […]. The post #245: How to Use a Virtual Assistant to Make Your Webinars More Profitable (+ Easier!) appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

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Fake News Study Findings Show The Need For A Different Approach

Forbes Social Media

Fake news is more likely to be shared by over 65s, according to a survey. Why is this and what can be done to prevent the spread of false stories

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

One (Surprising) Blogging Resolution You Should Make for 2019


The post One (Surprising) Blogging Resolution You Should Make for 2019 appeared first on ProBlogger. It’s the start of a brand new year (give or take a week or so), and chances are that at some point you made some New Year’s resolutions.

MySpace: The OSINT Left Behind For Collection

Forbes Social Media

MySpace is sometimes referred to as the "Forgotten Social Network." Users abandoning it in favor of other platforms does not mean that it is immune to information gathering. This article is a survey of what could be found