Tue.Jan 22, 2019

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Shape Up Your Social Media For 2019

agora pulse

New year, new you, right? January’s a great time to break those bad habits and set your positive plans in motion. So how about we shape up your social media for 2019? That’s right. In this article, we’re trimming the fat, toning up your channels and muscling up for summer.

How to Create Engaging Videos for Social Media

Rebekah Radice

Does your video content captivate and engage your social media audience? Is it entertaining, educational, and igniting conversation? With 84% of consumers saying they’ve purchased a product after watching a video, video content marketing is no longer a maybe, but a must-have for your business.

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Top 20 Indian Republic Day Social Media Posts


As India nears its 70th Republic day, we took a look at the different types of Republic Day posts which had the highest engagement on social media. Brands had unique ways to impress the audience in the form of offers, greetings, contests, tributes to heroes, product-related campaigns, and much more.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Five Ways to Make Your Office a Safer Place to Work

The Realtime Report

Five Ways to Make Your Office a Safer Place to Work. By Albert Cooper. One of the goals for every office manager is ensuring that the office is a safe space in which to work.

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Saying Goodbye to Google+


Following the shutdown of Google+, we will be removing the option to connect new Google+ pages and publish content to Google+. Previously scheduled content will be published on Google+ as planned until March 9, 2019. Inside Oktopost Social Media Management

The Best Time to Post on Instagram


The best time to post on Instagram is different for every company, product, and account. No company is the same and neither are their audiences, therefore their posting behavior is unique too.

The State of Social 2019 Report: New Data and Social Media Marketing Research

Buffer Social

Research Social Media Marketing

The Best Time to Post on Instagram


The best time to post on Instagram is different for every company, product, and account. No company is the same and neither are their audiences, therefore their posting behavior is unique too.

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 Financial Power of Brand Preference

Forbes Social Media

Brand preference creates firm value by measurably improving profits, cash flow, and share. If more financial executives understood the economics of customer behavior and the financial power of brand preference they would be better armed to work with CMOs to generate better financial performance

International Pop-Up Installation "The Beach" Lands In Chicago

Forbes Social Media

This winter, visitors to Chicago's Navy Pier are invited to experience The Beach, a traveling interactive art installation created by New York-based design practice, Snarkitecture

India's New Rules To Govern Social Media Raise Fears Of More Censorship

Forbes Social Media

India has proposed a set of rules that would force a whole range of internet companies to actively censor content on their platforms. NASDAQ:FB

How Instagram Democracy Is Leaving Accessibility And Inclusiveness Behind

Forbes Social Media

Democracies are intended to represent all their citizens, but as the public squares through which we interact with our leaders are increasingly privatized and focused on technological innovation over accessibility and inclusivity, we risk increasing the very divides the web had promised to bridge

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.

How These Two Influencers Made An International Scandal Work In Their Favour

Forbes Social Media

I recently spoke with these two sisters to find out how they managed to pivot from jail cells and no-fly lists into burgeoning careers as social media influencers, and their advice for other women who find themselves dealing with a public scandal

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Brexit Uncertainty Is Changing Our Communication Behaviour

Forbes Social Media

New research from the Journal of Interactive Marketing suggests that Brexit is affecting the psychology of engagement, and changing the way we communicate online. In this uncertain climate, how can businesses navigate this shifting ground of human communication

Catching "Fyre." What Marketers Can Learn From "Mini-Madoff" Mcfarland

Forbes Social Media

The documentary is equal parts captivating, cringy and depressing. Mcfarland is a mini-Madoff for the millennial generation. Here are a few gems for us marketers and crisis management gurus

Our Biased Web: Why Don't We Care About Making The Web Accessible For All?

Forbes Social Media

Making the web accessible within the limits of today’s technology is seen as being in direct conflict with the rich frictionless multimedia world the rest of the web wants


How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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