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Stop Chasing the Glittery Disco Ball of Influencers: Consider Micro Influencers

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Debbie Friez. On the marketing dance floor, influencer marketing is all the craze-because it works. In fact, 58 percent of brands have seen improved brand awareness and perception from influencer marketing campaigns.

How to Stand Out with Instagram Stories [Infographic]

Social Media Today

With more than 500 people now using Instagram Stories everyday, Animoto took a look at some of the key usage trends to provide tips to help marketers leverage the option

Business Ideas for Women

SocialFish

Women have always been known as the “weaker sex,” and there has definitely been this misconception that women cannot handle big jobs and that they need to be rescued.

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5 Handy Tips to Help You Generate Quality Leads on Social Media

Social Media Today

Social media can be a powerful lead generation tool - if used the right way. Here are some key tips, and some useful tools, to help you generate quality leads on social media

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Traveling to Improve Your Social Media Presence

Socialmedia.biz

Creating a presence on social media is not as easy as it looks. There is a lot of competition, and you have to do something unique to stand out from the crowd. Otherwise, you won’t make your mark and increase your number of followers.

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New Report Looks at Best Times to Post on the Major Social Platforms in 2019

Social Media Today

Sprout Social has updated its best times to post on social media overview, highlighting the most engaging times for 2019

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The State of Instagram Marketing 2019 - Part 1: Current Use of Instagram by Marketers

Social Media Today

We recently conducted a survey to check in on how marketers are utilizing Instagram, and what's producing results. Here's the first part of our report

5 Best Tools for Pro Writers

The Realtime Report

5 Best Tools for Pro Writers. At this age, writing is beyond the paper and pen thinking. To become a pro-writer and join Dissertation Teams you need to come up with high-quality papers free from mistakes and errors.

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8 Marketing Trends and Strategies You Can't Afford to Ignore in 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to tap into the latest marketing trends to help grow your business? Check out this listing of key shifts

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How to Measure Your Social Media ROI

The Social Media Hat

Are you getting a return on your social media investment (ROI)? If you don’t know the answer, you could be wasting your money

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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.

The State of Instagram Marketing 2019 - Part 2: Which Options are Currently Driving Results?

Social Media Today

We recently conducted a survey to see how marketers are currently using Instagram, and what's driving best results. Here's a summary of which elements are driving the best brand results

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Dominican Republic Travel: Is It Safe?

Forbes Social Media

Mysterious deaths and illnesses in the Dominican Republic are making travelers skittish. Here's what you need to know

Twitter Says its Smyte Acquisition has Helped it Significantly Reduce Crypto-Spam Tweets

Social Media Today

Twitter says that Smyte, which it acquired last June, has helped it significantly reduce crypto-spam

Is Slack The Future Of Business Communication?

Forbes Social Media

Slack, whose name is an acronym of Searchable Log of All Communication and Knowledge, is used by more than half a million companies for internal communication. I don’t know if it’s the future of business communication, but if you haven’t tried it yet, I recommend you give it a go

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.

Snapchat's 'Stranger Things' Lens Highlights Potential of Landmarkers' Option

Social Media Today

The latest promotion for Stranger Things on Snapchat highlights the platforms new 'Landmarkers' Lens option

Need a Chatbot Marketing Strategy? Start Here: Beginner’s Guide to Messenger Bots

Buffer Social

When you think of chatbot marketing, what comes to mind? Opinions run the gamut from fear — “What’ll it be like to entrust my customer service to a computer?” — to humor — “Here comes the robot apocalypse!”

Instagram Story ads: Rules and best practices for impressive results

Sprout Social

People are becoming increasingly fascinated with Instagram Stories as a more authentic and less filtered alternative to regular Instagram posts. As of January 2019, 500 million people were using it on a daily basis–a 250% increase since 2017.

A Conversation With John Sculley, CEO Of Apple, Pepsi And Now An Investor In Killer AI Platforms

Forbes Social Media

John Sculley and Elizabeth MacBride talk about the role of entrepreneurial companies in a fraught world

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Recognizing our Agency Partner Founding Members

Sprout Social

Two years ago, we launched our Agency Partner Program with the help of key agencies, our founding members.

Facebook: ‘No Evidence’ Russia Meddled In Brexit Vote

Forbes Social Media

Neither Russian operatives nor Cambridge Analytica influenced the Brexit referendum, a Facebook executive said

5 reasons why you should use social media to connect with customers

Quintly

Social media is the most accessible and universally used communication method available to modern businesses. Regardless of who your product or service is aimed at, you can find your target audience on at least one platform. Social Media Marketing

What If Web Browsers Told Us How Much The 'Free' Web Was Costing Us?

Forbes Social Media

What might it look like if our browsers and mobile devices actually tallied the privacy and monetary cost of online ads and trackers and made us far more aware of how much our Web usage costs us in terms of privacy, bandwidth and money

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Sprout Social named to Crain’s Fast 50 list for a third year

Sprout Social

Sprout Social is proud to be included on the 2019 Crain’s Fast 50 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing businesses in Chicago who are at least six years old and have achieved at least $15 million in 2018 revenue. This is the third year Sprout Social has been included on the list and we are honored to be recognized alongside the region’s best and most innovative companies. .

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Futures In Focus-A world only 19% of Americans think about, but 95% of us will be alive for.

Forbes Social Media

A podcast series about what is possible in our world 10 years from now and beyond

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