Tue.Sep 10, 2019

Facebook Tests New In-App Shopping Ads for Both Facebook and Instagram

Social Media Today

Facebook is testing out two new ad options which aim to facilitate on-platform purchases, capitalizing on purchase intent

25 most followed brands on Twitter in 2019

Unmetric

While Barack Obama, Katy Perry, and Justin Beiber run the show as the most-followed people on Twitter, we wanted to know which brands were most followed. Luckily, we have a Twitter analytics tool that tracks, among other things, which brands have the most followers.

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New Study Looks at How Emojis, Videos and Caption Lengths Impact Instagram Post Performance

Social Media Today

Social analytics company Quintly has conducted a new study of Instagram post performance, and how various elements can impact your results

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Agorapulse’s Inspiring People: Ingrid’s Journey From Plan A to D [Part 3 of a Series]

agora pulse

Ever hear a personal story that’s so captivating that you want to share it with others? At Agorapulse, we’ve heard some extraordinary stories from people who live life at a deeper, inspirational level. And we want to share them with you.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Court Rules that LinkedIn Cannot Stop Third Party Data Scraping of Public Information

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has lost a court appeal in which it sought to stop a third party company from accessing publicly posted user information

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Facebook Looks to Get Ahead of User Concerns with Update on Location Settings

Social Media Today

With new Android and iOS updates providing prompts to users about apps using location data in the background, Facebook has published a new explainer to alleviate potential concerns

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10 Brands Killing it with User-Generated Content on Instagram

Later

Sharing user-generated content (UGC) is one of the most effective ways to build brand love and strengthen your online community on Instagram. From sharing real-life product reviews, to curating a stunning Instagram feed, there are so many creative ways to elevate your content strategy with UGC!

Snapchat Adds New Option to Share Music via Spotify Within Snaps and Stories

Social Media Today

Snapchat has added a new Spotify integration which will enable Snap users to share tracks in their Snaps

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20 Tips for Better Brainstorms

Likeable

After years of creating content for our clients, we’ve learned a thing or twenty about how to run a brainstorm. Whether you’re generating ideas for a client or your own brand, these tips will help you make the most of your team’s time. Put on your raincoat—we are now entering the brainstorm.

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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.

Twitter Launches New 'Agency Playbook' to Help Businesses Better Understand the Platform

Social Media Today

Twitter has launched a new guide to using the platform for marketing, with a range of stats and notes to help

Struggling to Find That Stat? Research Tips for Social Media Marketers

Hootsuite

Content may be king, but poorly researched content can make you look more like a joker. Great social media research skills can help boost your reputation as an expert in your field. But it’s a wild world of information out there.

LinkedIn Data Scraping Ruled Legal

Forbes Social Media

A court has ruled that it's legal to scrape publicly available data from LinkedIn, despite the company's claims that this violates user privacy

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How to Run a Smart Social Media Takeover

Hootsuite

Ever consider running a social media takeover? A social media takeover is when you grant posting privileges to a person of interest, like an influencer, expert, or professional. While takeovers are most popular on Instagram and Snapchat , they can be hosted on any social platform.

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.

3 Simple Tips To Improve Your WordPress Blog

Blog2Social

Want to improve your WordPress blog? In this article we share 3 simple tips to improve your WordPress-powered blog and make a lasting impact.

When a Trademark Is a Bad Idea

WebInKnow

I’m just back from the HubSpot #Inbound19 conference. This year 25,000 people convened in Boston to learn about inbound marketing, sales, and customer support. A Google search returns more than 50 million hits for the term “inbound marketing” coined by HubSpot, but not trademarked.

HOW TO QUICKLY SCHEDULE POSTS ON FACEBOOK (HOW TO SCHEDULE FACEBOOK POSTS)

Social Media with Romona

Read to stay up-to-date on the best practices of social media marketing, email marketing, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and personal branding. One of the most overlooked features of the Facebook Business Page is the ability to schedule posts.

The Top 50 Content Marketing SaaS Companies on Twitter

Webbiquity SMM

The top two social networks for B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies are LinkedIn and Twitter. The smartest vendors know how to use the unique features of both platforms to their full advantage.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

I No Longer Blog Here: Please Join Me on Detailed.com and Gaps.com

Viper Chill

As this site slowly crumbles and falls apart, it’s about time I made a small announcement as to where you can find me. 99% of my audience should know I’ve already moved to Detailed.com and Gaps.com , but if you didn’t, then here we are. I’m secretly hoping this might go out to some RSS feeds of people who have forgotten about me and might want to check out what I have going on, but maybe not.

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