Wed.Jan 23, 2019

Marketing graphics as easy as pie!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Today is National Pie Day, and what better day to demonstrate how Snappa can help make relevant, topical marketing graphics. The image below took three minutes to make and not much longer to configure it share on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter. It’s graphic design in a snap!

5 Ways to Generate More Engagement (and Reach) on Facebook

Social Media Today

With Facebook organic reach still in decline, here are some options to consider to help boost your Page performance

7 Instagram Selling Tips You Need to Be Using

agora pulse

Instagram is more than just a visual platform used to share those stunning images of mountainside views and great lakes.

Netflix Adds New Instagram Stories Sharing Function, a New Marketing Consideration

Social Media Today

Streaming giant Netflix has added a new option to share the latest show or movie you're watching to your Instagram Story, which may become a popular consideration for more brands

Social Media Automation 101

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

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Stories for Business

Later

If you’ve ever thought about using Instagram Stories for business, now is the time! Not only are Instagram Stories fun and creative, but they’re great for growing your engagement, building brand awareness, driving traffic to your website, and even making ecommerce sales!

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The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Stories in 2019

Later

Love them or hate them, Facebook Stories are set to be big in 2019. In fact, Facebook Stories is on track to beat Snapchat with 150 million daily active users , according to data from Facebook ! That’s a huge, active audience that your brand should be reaching out to and building a community around.

Instagram Debunks Growing Myth Around Post Reach Restrictions

Social Media Today

Instagram has addressed a rising rumor that it's deliberately restricting the reach of profiles to 7% of their audience

Did the Internet Kill Off the Phone Business?

The Realtime Report

Did the Internet Kill Off the Phone Business? by Tom Senkus. There’s no question about the disruptive power of the Internet on nearly every single industry. This is particularly relevant to the telecommunications industry.

YouTube TV Expands to 98% of US Markets, with Remaining Regions Coming Soon

Social Media Today

YouTube is expanding its YouTube TV offering across the US, with 98% of US TV viewers to be given access the option

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.

9 Social Media Statistics Every Marketer Should Know

Likeable

Social media is constantly changing. In the past year, we saw Instagram hit the 1 billion monthly active users mark and Pinterest reach 250 million monthly active users.

11 Tips to Create High-Converting Sign-up Forms for Your Website [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Do you want to generate more leads and inquiries via your website? Part of the process lies in creating effective sign-up forms which encourage conversion - the team from Red Website Design share eleven best practices for forms in the below infographic. The graphic focuses on these poi

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How to Master Evergreen Content Marketing to Grow Your Business and Save Time

Pam Moore

If you are new to content marketing, digital marketing or social media you may have heard the term “evergreen marketing” by the experts and not been certain what it is or why you need it.

LinkedIn Adds New Interest Targeting Options for Ad Campaigns

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is adding over 200 professional interest categories to help brands target their on-platform campaigns

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.

Think Your Data Is Private Because You're Not On Social Media? Think Again.

Forbes Social Media

Researchers from the University of Vermont's Department of Mathematics and Statistics published a paper in the journal Nature Human Behaviour demonstrating that social media users not only generate “substantial behavioral data about themselves” but also about members of their social circle

12 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools (and How They Can Help Your Business)

Social Media Today

The right analytics tools can boost your social media marketing performance - check out these apps

How Much Time Americans Spend In Front Of Screens Will Terrify You

Forbes Social Media

Home use of screens (television, computer, tablet, phones) is wreaking havoc on our brains, bodies and personal relationships. The average adult consumes 5x more information every day than 50 years ago. Plus, we spend as much as 12 hours a day in front of TVs and computers - Just at home

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How to Plan and Schedule Instagram Stories Using New Tools in 2019

Social Media Today

Want to up your Instagram Stories game in 2019? Start planning and scheduling your stories the same way you schedule your posts

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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.

7 Ways for CIOs to Morph into Business Value

Forbes Social Media

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) must reinvent themselves. There are seven steps they should take, including new alignment to business strategy, revenue generation, storytelling and portfolio management, among other steps designed to completely change their identities, personas and modus operandi

20 Digital Marketing Trends and Techniques You Should Focus on in 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

What are the key digital marketing trends you should be focused on in 2019? Check out this list

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Here Are Four Weather Concepts That Confuse People - Including The Polar Vortex

Forbes Social Media

Recent talk about the Polar Vortex is a good opportunity to clarify 4 confusing weather misperceptions

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Facebook Adds New 'Page Quality' Information as Part of Measures to Stop Misuse

Social Media Today

Facebook is rolling out a new Page update which will provide more insight into potential rule violations that could be impacting performance

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How Collide Empowers Content Creators To Earn An Income Off Of Social Media

Forbes Social Media

Collide offers content creators a more cost efficient way to monetize their online followings into a lucrative business

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Facebook Launches New Option for Users to Create their Own On-Platform Petitions

Social Media Today

Facebook's launching a new option which will enable users to create their own petitions to rally support for causes

JTG Daugherty Racing And Kroger Launch Groundbreaking Paint Schemes For 2019 NASCAR Season

Forbes Social Media

JTG Daugherty Racing and Kroger will roll out a groundbreaking set of seven paint schemes for the 2019 season that will engage with consumers on when they shop, and how. Here's details of the innovative sponsorship program. NYSE:KR NYSE:GIS NYSE:PG NYSE:CLX NASDAQ:KHC

Google Updates Google My Business Listings to Help 'Office-Less' Companies

Social Media Today

Google is looking to help organizations without a physical office space get found by enabling them to define their service areas within their Google listing

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271: How One Blogger Simplified Starting a Blog by Sharing the Load

ProBlogger

The post 271: How One Blogger Simplified Starting a Blog by Sharing the Load appeared first on ProBlogger. How One Blogger Worked With Others to Start a Blog. We continue our series featuring stories from new bloggers who have recently completed our free Ultimate Guide to Starting a Blog course.

The Savvy Marketers' Guide to IGTV [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Have you considered IGTV within your 2019 social media marketing strategy? Check out this infographic

Twitter's 'Night Mode' to Go Darker After User Complaints

Social Media Today

Twitter is making its night mode even darker after users complained that the dark blue background was still too light