Thu.Jan 17, 2019

Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

What are people thinking? What were they thinking? Who’s doing the thinking? Why are they thinking that? In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. In 2019? That’s exactly why we go to Twitter. It’s a pulse check. In 2007, when I joined Facebook, it was all about the one degree of separation between you, and who you knew.

New Data Leak Contains 773 Million Email Addresses and Passwords - Are Yours Included?

Social Media Today

A new, major data leak has seen over 773 email addresses shared via the dark web - and if yours is included, it may be time to update your password

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Nurture an Oasis During a News Dry Spell

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Heather Caouette. Most companies have gone through them – periods without clear cut news. A product release has been delayed, new customers have paused in the sales pipeline and there are no plans to open a new location anytime soon. How do you stay relevant and in front of your target audiences when traditional reasons for communicating have temporarily evaporated? There are several ways to keep your name out there in a manner which continues to build brand equity: 1.

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Facebook Offers More Cross-Posting Options to Better Connect Instagram and Facebook

Social Media Today

Slowly, but surely, Facebook is adding in more ways to integrate Instagram and Facebook posting, boosting content opportunities for both platforms

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.

How to Create Exciting Content Post Holiday

Ignite Social Media

Ah, the new year. Now that the ball has dropped, and the resolutions have been made, it’s time to relax, right? Well, not exactly. Social media never sleeps and neglecting your channels after the holiday rush isn’t the best way to ring in the new year. As consumers put the past behind them and look to the adventures ahead, it’s up to brands to keep the momentum going from the holiday season and create exciting social media content.

LinkedIn Unveils New Additions to Company Pages, Including Employee Insights

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced some new company page functions, built on the back of its recent company page update

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Facebook Updates Group Invites, Removing Ability to Automatically Add Members

Social Media Today

Facebook has updated some of its rules relating to how group admins can invite new members

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#246: Choosing Your ONE Thing with Jay Papasan

Amy Porterfield

It’s so easy to get caught up in all the little details of launching a course, running a business—or, hey, living life. All these little things compete for your attention and energy. The thing is: Living like this isn’t going to help you realize your full potential and true success. The key to extraordinary results? […]. The post #246: Choosing Your ONE Thing with Jay Papasan appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

New Report Looks at the Growth of Influencer Marketing on Instagram

Social Media Today

A new report underlines just how significant influencer marketing has become on Instagram, as well as the rise of micro-influencers

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How Your Brand Can Better The Best From Gillette

Forbes Social Media

The internet is alive with commentary over the Gillette ad, We Believe: The Best A Men Can Be. In the campaign, Gillette is addressing the issue of toxic masculinity head on, declaring that men must change their behavior to stop unacceptable acts like bullying and sexual harassment

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.

Insights from Buffer's 2019 'State of Social' Report

Social Media Today

Buffer has released its 2019 State of Social report, which contains a heap of useful insights for social media marketers

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The Chiefs - Patriots Game May Be Warmer Than Expected - What Changed?

Forbes Social Media

A few days ago the Chiefs-Patriots AFC Championship game looked really cold, but Sunday's forecast has changed.


Facebook Adds New Option to Create Dynamic Ads in Multiple Languages

Social Media Today

Facebook has added a new option which enables businesses to create Dynamic Ads for multiple languages and regions

Changes in certain Twitter metrics on our Analyze platform


Recently, due to some unforeseeable changes in Twitter’s API and the way we were capturing data, some of their metrics are no longer available on our Analyze Platform. This data though is still available to us for time periods prior to December 1st, 2018. The following are the metrics that have been affected due to these unfortunate changes. 1.Mentions. The lack of Mentions data will affect the following metrics. Focus: Overview > Response Rate. Customer Service > Response Rate.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

New Report Highlights Lack of User Understanding About Facebook's Data Collection Processes

Social Media Today

A new report from Pew Research has once again highlighted the general lack of user understanding as to how Facebook tracks and categorizes personal data

Facebook Says Staff At Russian News Agency Sptnik Have Been Creating Fake Accounts

Forbes Social Media

Facebook says it's pulled hundreds of pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian state-owned news agency Sputnik

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Facebook Removes More Than 500 Pages and Accounts Linked to Russian-Originated Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced the removal of a new cluster of Pages originating from Russia due to 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

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6 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic in the New Year


The post 6 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic in the New Year appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on Episode 177 of the ProBlogger podcast. Did your blog have a bit of a holiday slump? Many bloggers find they lose momentum with their traffic in January. So if it happened to you, you’re not alone. Your readers were probably online less than usual. A lot of my fellow Aussie bloggers struggle at this time of year because their readers are enjoying the beach or off on vacation.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Facebook's Bringing its Political Ad Restrictions to More Regions

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that it will be extending its political ad restrictions into more regions ahead of coming elections

Group Streaming App Houseparty Adds Games to Broaden its Offering

Social Media Today

Popular group live-streaming app Houseparty is looking to take a new route towards revenue generation

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How to Craft Powerful Copy for a High-Converting Marketing Campaign [Infographic]

Social Media Today

These tips will help improve the performance of your marketing campaigns, prompting more response from your audience

The Impact of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) on Digital Marketing [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Given that 53% website visitors will leave if it takes more than three seconds to load completely, speed literally can kill, in terms of site performance

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Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Get Customers Without Spending Any Money [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking for ways to generate more leads in 2019? Check out these tips

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How to Optimize a Site for Voice Search [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Voice searches are on the rise - but how do you optimize your content and website for voice queries? Check out this infographic

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