Thu.Dec 13, 2018

Your Strategy Will Not Produce in 2019 Without These Two Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Kathy Vaske. This is not your typical post about planning and strategy because that would be a waste of your time.

Four Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Stuart Cooke. When harnessed to its full potential, it’s surprising how powerful LinkedIn can be as a marketing tool.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. The social media landscape is changing fast and with tougher KPIs, changing technologies and new techniques, it’s more important than ever to stay ahead of our game.

New Report Looks at Facebook Usage Stats and Trends in 2018 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

The team from Socialbakers have put together a new infographic looking at Facebook usage stats from 2018

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Top five: audio and video social media innovation

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s Top Five social media ‘must know’ news stories includes new Facebook search ads, Instagram’s audio messages, Google’s For You tab, YouTube’s Stories and news from Pew Internet Research on media consumption habits. Facebook tests search ads in results pages, Marketplace. Facebook is testing search ads in its search results and Marketplace, according to industry reports. The test could expand based on results.

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New LinkedIn Features Aim to Drive Engagement

Ignite Social Media

In the last few months, you may have noticed some changes to the LinkedIn platform. Recently, LinkedIn has introduced some new engagement features with the goal of improving user experience and encouraging engagements. One of the biggest changes was an algorithm adjustment.

Facebook Updates Life Events with New Features and Prominent Profile Placement [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook is updating its 'Life Events' listings with new, interactive features and a new section on your main profile page

Introducing ArtStudio! The Tool That Creates High Impact Images For Your Social Networks

Postcron

At Postcron, we are very happy to announce the launch of ArtStudio ! A new tool that allows you to design the best posts for your social networks, and even better: your Instagram Stories.

4 Tips for Selling Your B2B Company on a More Innovative Social Media Presence

Social Media Today

Are you having trouble convincing your organization to adopt new social media marketing strategies? These tips might help

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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.

Advancing Your Career With Greater Ease

The Realtime Report

Advancing your Career with Greater Ease. When it comes to career advancement, there are many people that struggle because of other commitments they have to deal with.

The Seven Secrets of Social Success

Social Media Today

For the brilliant people considering a career in Social Media, here are the secrets I wish someone had shared with me

Decoding The Top Jobs For 2019

Forbes Social Media

The skills shortage is not what you think it is. Most conversations around the skills gaps focus on niche technical skills and roles - software engineers, data scientists, designers, etc. While these hard skills and positions get all the attention, the real skills gap might surprise you

Google Adds New Video Ad CTAs for YouTube

Social Media Today

Google's rolling out new video ad call to action buttons, replacing the current YouTube CTAs

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.

These Are The Top 20 Shows To Binge Watch In 2019

Forbes Social Media

TV Time polled its more than 12 million global registered users to compile a list of the top 20 shows everyone is already buzzing about for 2019

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Instagram Adds New 'Countdown' Sticker to Instagram Stories

Social Media Today

Instagram has added a new 'Countdown' sticker, which enables users to sign-up for a notification when the countdown is complete

A Cautionary Note For Athletes - Kids Are Watching What You Say About Science

Forbes Social Media

Comments by NBA players Steph Curry and Kyrie Irving influence kids and science literacy, whether said in seriousness or jest

SMT's 2018 Social Media Spending Survey - Part 4: What Organizational Challenges do Marketers Face in Achieving Success?

Social Media Today

We recently conducted a survey of our audience to determine the key social media marketing trends and shifts of 2018. Here's part four of our report

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Gathering OSINT In Front Of Your Face

Forbes Social Media

Facebook is one of the largest social media platforms in use in the world and has brought many people closer together while driving a wedge between others. Due to the plethora of information shared, this makes the platform a lucrative target for attackers to exploit people for their own malice

Social media checklist: Action items for social marketers in 2019

Sprout Social

Between running influencer programs and checking out the newest Instagram features, social media marketers in 2018 had a lot to handle. Take a moment to reflect on this past year’s successes and losses. Which campaigns and content types fell flat? What could you do better at in 2019? As 2018 comes to a close, let’s take a look at what you should prioritize in 2019 and what you should let go of. Check in on trends: Augmented reality & 3D photos.

Vyng Hits $11 Million After Series A Funding, To Upgrade Generic Ringtones With Viral Videos

Forbes Social Media

LA-based startup and Forbes Under 30 honoree, Vyng, has taken call signals to the next level with custom video content that appears when you receive calls

Social media for franchise businesses

Sprout Social

There are nearly 1 million franchise operations in the United States, employing about 9 million people. It’s a huge part of the US economy, raking in over $800 billion per year. Add in the rise of tech and digital marketing, and with that much bank up for grabs, franchise social media is a revenue channel that can’t be overlooked. What is a franchise?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Beware 'Unrealistic' Claims Around Tech Saving Money For The NHS

Forbes Social Media

Healthcare economists are skeptical that new technology can lead to cost-savings for the over-stretched healthcare system

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Four Realities of Blogging Every Blogger Should Know About

ProBlogger

The post Four Realities of Blogging Every Blogger Should Know About appeared first on ProBlogger. Does it look like other bloggers achieve success really easily? Maybe they’re content machines, pumping out great post after great post.

How To Give Smart Client Gifts That Build Your Brand On A Budget

Forbes Social Media

It’s almost Christmas, but there’s still time for a creative company to share some cheer and promote the business at the same time. Be smart, be creative, and make your client the star

Trying To Recruit Programmers? Here's What They Really Want

Forbes Social Media

Value them, challenge them, and set them free

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