Thu.Mar 07, 2019

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Rosemary McKee. Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile.

10 Ways to Translate Native Analytics Into Better Content

Social Media Today

Utilizing the analytics tools available to you is key to maximizing your social media marketing efforts

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5 Ways to Make Your Social Content More Effective

Ignite Social Media

Are you wondering how you can get your content to break through the clutter? I bet you’re also wondering how you can get customers to respond and buy your product or service. Well, buckle up, I have 5 tips to help make your social content more effective. Listen to Your Customers.

New Report Shows Facebook Usage Dropped for a Second Straight Year in the US

Social Media Today

The latest Edison Research 'Infinite Dial' report shows that Facebook usage is in decline, with 15 million fewer users than in 2017

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Should You Use Your Industry’s Most Popular Hashtags or Get Creative?

agora pulse

How do you use hashtags in your marketing right now? Do you see a measurable impact from them? Many social media managers and marketers often just find the most popular hashtags and use them—but don’t know whether that’s a good idea.

Facebook Releases New Guide on Effective Digital Marketing Test Processes

Social Media Today

Facebook has published a new guide to effective testing of different marketing strategies

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Google is Simplifying its Ad Auction with a Single Bid Process

Social Media Today

Google is looking to simplify its ad bidding process by moving to a single, first price submission process

How Data Scientists Turned Against Statistics

Forbes Social Media

Our great leap into the world of data has come with a giant leap of faith that the core tenets of statistics no longer apply when one works with sufficiently large datasets. As Twitter demonstrates, this assumption could not be further from the truth

Facebook Announces New Steps to Limit the Spread of Vaccine Misinformation

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced a new set of measures to limit the spread of anti-vax content on its network

How To Get Your Customers To Sell For You

Forbes Social Media

A lot of entrepreneurs get hung up on the thought of selling. They say it feels slimy, they are intimidated and therefore selling ends up on the back burner and the whole business suffers. One way to circumvent this is to have your customers sell for you

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.

YouTube tests Out New 'Fact Checks' on Misinformation Prone Content

Social Media Today

YouTube is testing a new Facebook-style fact check pop-up which will appear on certain content

'Sealioning' Is A Common Trolling Tactic On Social Media - What Is It?

Forbes Social Media

You may have experienced "sealioning" on social media and didn't know it. What is it

Zuckerberg Outlines New Privacy Focus and Tools for Facebook's Family of Apps

Social Media Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has outlined the company's new focus on privacy tools in alignment with the shift towards messaging

Was The Era Of 'Big Data' Social Media Based on False Hype?

Forbes Social Media

The public narrative has been that social media embodied "big data," holding some of the largest datasets in the world on their servers offering unprecedented views into the heart of human society. In reality, it seems social media is far smaller and more limited than we ever realized

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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.

The Journey of a Social Media Marketer: Q&A with SMT Influencer Randy Milanovic

Social Media Today

In this installment of our SMT influencer series, we speak to Randy Milanovic of KAYAK Marketing about his experiences and predictions

#253: How to Grow Your Local Business with Online Marketing Strategies with Stacy Tuschl

Amy Porterfield

I’m often asked if the strategies used for online marketing can be translated to the local business. Maybe you have a hair salon, a dance studio, a wine shop, a real estate agency, a pet grooming business… The question is, how can we take the information I talk about list building, lead magnets, funnels, social […]. The post #253: How to Grow Your Local Business with Online Marketing Strategies with Stacy Tuschl appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert.

How Travel Brands Can Drive More Bookings for Spring Break 2019


Spring break is fast approaching, and travel brands have the opportunity to appeal to travelers of all ages seeking myriad experiences.

12 Chicago VCs You Should Know About

Forbes Social Media

Chicago is quietly becoming a hotbed of venture capital that fuels technology — fueling startups not just in Chicago itself but across the country and in a wide range of industries. Here’s an overview of some of the region’s key VC players and an example deal from each of their portfolios

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Get Products to Review on Your Blog


The post How to Get Products to Review on Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on Episode 178 of the ProBlogger podcast. Whether your blog is all about reviewing products or you want to review them occasionally, it’s not always easy to get your hands on them.

Now is the time for building community networks not audiences

Forbes Social Media

The last 10 years have proven that any audience is vulnerable to decline at the slightest change in its environment. Networks, however, are made of stronger stuff, standing firm through the strongest of headwinds. So why are so many brands still operating as audience builders, not network builders

How Turning Down A Nearly $1 Billion Acquisition Deal Helped Foursquare See Its 10th Anniversary

Forbes Social Media

Ten years after its debut, Foursquare has faded in the memory of its many former fans, yet it still receives billions of monthly visitors. Foursquare shares the secret behind Foursquare's successful pivot from social media to enterprise tech, quietly maintaining its relevancy one decade on

IBM Project Debater Is In The Uncanny Valley And Why That Is Groundbreaking

Forbes Social Media

IBM Project Debater went up against a highly ranked human debater and lost. But during the process of losing, Project Debater points out that a lot of people don’t have a knowledge base broad or deep enough to challenge a fake argument. NYSE:IBM

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Zuckerberg's Privacy Vision Is Nothing More Than Misdirection

Forbes Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg's grand privacy manifesto appears to be nothing more than a masterful work of marketing misdirection at a time when governments are taking an increasingly skeptical view of Facebook’s handling of our data