September, 2017

Permission to Be Human

Waxing UnLyrical

Which moments in time are forever etched in your mind? Can you recall exactly where you were, what you were wearing, how you felt, how it changed your life in perhaps some infinitesimal but incredibly impactful way? Here are some of mine: 1.

3 Ways To Avoid Wasted Work Time and Increase Efficiency

The Realtime Report

3 Ways To Avoid Wasted Work Time and Increase Efficiency. Wasted work time is an expensive epidemic. The average working professional wastes 56 minutes a day using their smartphone for non-work tasks, and another 42 minutes a day on personal tasks.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Everything You Need to Know about Social Entrepreneurship

SocialFish

Via Villanova. Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

When Is It Appropriate To Hide, Block Or Delete On Social Media?

Firebelly

As a social media manager, you are bound to come across unsavory comments on your social channels. They come in various forms; complaints, cursing, inappropriate photos or comments and so on. So how do you handle them? When is it appropriate to hide, block or delete on social media?

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Top Tips To Effectively Streamline Your Business

The Realtime Report

Top Tips To Effectively Streamline Your Business. If you’re facing the prospect of trying to streamline your business to make the company secure, then you might be wondering what options you have open to you.

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Peer-to-Peer World Virtual Conference 9.27.17

SocialFish

After the popular online events in 2016, five companies that serve the nonprofit sector are coming together to offer a third edition of It’s a Peer-to-Peer World: Virtual Conference on September 27, 2017. Nonprofits can register for any or all of the five complimentary sessions at [link].

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Buffer Social

This post originally published on July 16, 2014. We’ve updated it here with new research and stats and a cool new infographic. When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing.

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Three Secrets to Creating More Sharable Content

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Andy Beohar. Some business owners and bloggers are under the assumption that if they consistently post content, they will automatically start to boost traffic (“If you build it, they will come”). Though consistency is important, the truth is that your content has to have an audience to be effective. One of the best ways to build this audience is by getting users to share your content regularly.

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.

What (and When) to Post on Facebook

agora pulse

It can be tough being a social media manager responsible for maintaining a Facebook page for a business. You need to engage your fans, grow new ones, generate leads, increase web traffic , and manage your online customer service. All this involves posting the right content at the right times.

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#measurePR Recap (September 2017): Celebrating AMEC Measurement Month 2017

Waxing UnLyrical

In September, #measurePR celebrated Measurement Month with an all-star, all-female panel of #measurati.

5 Reasons This Is A Top Priority Mobile Card Game

The Realtime Report

5 Reasons This Is A Top Priority Mobile Card Game. The Internet has changed the way we do things. Even more, the extensive usage of mobile has surpassed its basic utility: making and receiving phone calls. Today, the gaming industry is no longer behind in this mobile revolution.

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We’re in the History of Community Management Resources!

SocialFish

A few highlights in the infographic below, but check out the full list with resource links here – [link] – which includes Open Community (remember that?) and of course the Essentials of Community Management course (still going super strong!). Thank you to the CR for including my stuff!

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

How Do You Manage Multiple Social Media Accounts? Our 12 Best Time-Saving Tools and Strategies

Buffer Social

Maybe this sounds familiar to you: I used to log in to each and every individual network to compose new posts , check what’s happening in my streams, follow up on conversations and follower requests, and basically perform any other little bit of social media management that was on my plate.

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How Brands Should Apologize

Meltwater

2017 has brought us more than its share of communications disasters. Pepsi’s tone-deaf Black Lives… Read More.

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How to Build Good Facebook Retargeting Audiences on the Cheap

agora pulse

The cheapest way to generate leads and sales for your business using Facebook advertising is to use Facebook retargeting audiences to reignite your warm audiences to get them to opt-in for what you have to offer or purchase from your business.

People Forgive (and it’s Wonderful)

Waxing UnLyrical

More often than not, people forgive. Where did this epiphany come from? Well, last week I was popping into Facebook (as we are all wont to do), and noticed that there were some new “join requests” for my #measurePR Facebook group. “#measurePR Facebook group, Shonali?!” ” I can just hear your astonished query. “I didn’t know there WAS a #measurePR FB group, I thought it was just on Twitter!”

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.

Is Twitter in 2017 Even Worth the Trouble?

Convince & Convert

Would it just be easier to quit Twitter? That’s the question social media marketers are asking these days about the little blue bird.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 10 amazing facts about Amazon

SocialFish

Photo by Jason Ortego on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

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19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Buffer Social

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time. You don’t just need to think about what types of content you’re going to create, but also how you can customize your social media posts for each platform.

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How Millennials (And Others) Use Social Media For Brand Accountability

Meltwater

Brand accountability is a growing trend with how consumers are using social media today.This means… Read More.

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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.

Top 8 Reasons for Running Facebook Video Ads

agora pulse

Video is getting priority placement in the Facebook newsfeed these days. If done well, videos posted natively to Facebook can generate a lot of engagement, drive traffic to your website, and generate sales, making video a must inclusion in your Facebook marketing strategy.

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5 Reasons You Need a Personal Branding Strategy and Plan

Pam Moore

One of the most overlooked aspects of social business and social media is the power of the personal brand. Unfortunately, many marketers and business leaders wrongly assume that personal branding is only for those looking to be “famous” or become some type of online or social marketing “guru.”

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Lights, Camera, Facebook: Tips for Facebook Cover Videos

Harp Interactive

Leave cover photos in the stone age and embrace the future of Facebook: cover videos. Follow our Facebook cover video tips to ensure yours is a hit. The post Lights, Camera, Facebook: Tips for Facebook Cover Videos appeared first on Harp Interactive Blog. Social Media Marketing Video Marketing

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Get Ahead of the Holidays with Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

I just saw a meme that said there are 15 Fridays until Christmas. Crazy, right? That means it is time to start figuring out your plan for your social media marketing initiatives for the end of the year. This post will walk you through things to consider as you get to planning.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Buffer Social

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms. It’s all right to post entirely different things on different platforms. In fact, it might even help you to boost your engagement.

Making a Case for More PR Budget

Meltwater

You’ve just finished up a PR campaign that was a success. The client was happy.… … Read More.

How to Shop for the Right Social Media Agency

agora pulse

It’s finally reached the point where your brand can no longer manage your social media channels in house. You want to grow your social media engagement or your pages have been neglected for a long time but you don’t have the knowledge or resources to manage them. .

How to Effectively Manage Your Online Reputation

Razor Social

People are talking about you and your brand online. But are you listening? Are you proactively building and managing your reputation?

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.