October, 2016

Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Follow this guide to getting your own account verified. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Twitter

Give Your Campaign Video Marketing Boost

The Realtime Report

Give Your Campaign Video Marketing Boost By Alexander Harrison.

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Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management

SocialFish

DON’T BE LEFT OUT! JOIN THE 150+ ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES WHO HAVE TAKEN THIS PROGRAM! I’ve partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM).

#SocialPR Spotlight: Laura Kaslow

Waxing UnLyrical

Happy Halloween! There are no tricks here, only treats as we get to know Laura Kaslow in this week’s Social PR Spotlight.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Why An ERP Performs Better In The Cloud

The Realtime Report

Why An ERP Performs Better In The Cloud. There are so many ERP (enterprise resource planning) options currently on the market that it’s easy for enterprises to find one perfectly suited to their unique requirements.

Congratulations to Higher Logic!

SocialFish

By now, you have probably heard the news that Higher Logic has received a $55m investment from JMI equity. Here’s more analysis on this from community expert Ben Martin. BREAKING: Higher Logic takes $55M investment.

A Little Bit of Conversation. A Lot More Insights.

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Kristie Aylett. Analytics. Metrics. Dashboards. Online surveys. Research is step one for many projects and campaigns, and it’s easier than ever to get numbers. Insights? Those are a bit harder to uncover. We sift through reports like we’re mining for gold. We’re hoping for the Eureka!

What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

SocialTimes Twitter

A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly , Fox News , NASA and BuzzFeed.

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.

5 Insightful Instagram Stats That You Should Know

Sprout Social

What began as a simple photo-sharing app among friends has grown into a global community of consumers and brands. Companies now strive for different and new Instagram stats to understand how they engage and communicate with customers.

What Can We Learn From the Top 30 Brands on Facebook? (Report)

SocialTimes Facebook

It’s important to pay close attention to the tactics employed by industry leaders; they provide general insights for your strategy. Within social media marketing, the industry leaders to pay attention to are the big brands that are attracting massive fan bases.

What Makes People Bounce Off Websites?

The Realtime Report

What Makes People Bounce Off Websites? You checked your website’s analytics figures today and the results showed there were thousands of visitors to your website. It’s the same story every day: High traffic volume but very few people actually making purchases. Why could that be?

How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

To keep your blog growing, you add more and more content doing your best to market everything you write. It’s a long and challenging process and it’s well worth going through.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

#measurePR Recap (September 2016): 2nd Annual #measurePR-palooza

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips. The September #measurePR chat was a Measurement Month special, and featured a HUGE panel of measurement professionals and experts.

12 Tips To Execute The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business

Kikolani

A lot of businesses fail to understand the importance of having a sound marketing strategy. While some quickly prepare a shoddy strategy others don’t have one at all! These companies haven’t realized the value of having a marketing strategy to lead them forward.

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy.

Facebook Adds New Sizes, Video Ads, Carousel Ads to Instant Articles

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Wednesday announced several new advertising options for Instant Articles : support for new and custom ad sizes, as well as video ads and carousel ads.

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.

3 Top Internet Marketing Jobs To Watch In 2017

The Realtime Report

3 Top Internet Marketing Jobs To Watch In 2017. Companies are always trying to find new ways to connect with clients online, but they’re often completely outdated in their approach.

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The Myth of the Best Place To Work

SocialFish

This post was originally published on AssociationSuccess.org. Okay, I know some of you reading this probably won a “best place to work” award, and are quite proud of it. I get it. Your people filled out the survey and it scored really “well” and that’s something to be proud of.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Dinean Robinson

Waxing UnLyrical

This week, I’m psyched to introduce to you a very special Social PR Virtuoso: Dinean Robinson. A Jersey girl who’s been in PR for 12 years, Dinean and I “met” years ago… and then reconnected when I launched SPRV.

It Pays to Provide Customer Service via Twitter (Report)

SocialTimes Twitter

Brands that respond to customer-service inquiries on Twitter benefit from doing so on several levels, according to a study the social network conducted along with Applied Marketing Science.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

11 Social Media Ideas for Small Businesses

Sprout Social

One of the toughest parts about putting together a social media campaign is coming up with ideas. What should you Tweet? What do people want to see on Snapchat? Even the most experienced marketers struggle to come up with social media ideas at some point. But don’t worry, we have you covered.

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work –at an event in London Monday.

New Call-to-Action Button Options for Facebook Pages

Jon Loomer

Up until now, Facebook has allowed brands to use call-to-action buttons on their posts and pages, but the actions were limited. Facebook’s latest announcement puts power behind the buttons placed on pages. Integrate with Third Party Services.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Snapchat 101: What You Need to Know

SocialFish

Tip o’ the hat to MDG Advertising for this one. Infographic by MDG Advertising. photo credit ). Content Strategy Cool Infographic Friday Cool Social Tools Industry Insider

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Public Relations: Controlling the Uncontrollable

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Mark Weiner. What makes Public Relations unique within the communications and marketing mix? The same thing that makes PR so difficult for others to understand: Public Relations is—at best—only semi-controllable.

How to Create Facebook Visuals that Convert

Peg Fitzpatrick

Does creating Facebook visuals seem overwhelming for you? Are you unsure of what types of images work on Facebook? In this article, I’ll share WHY and HOW to create Facebook visuals for your marketing that will convert.

The Ultimate User-Generated Content Guide

Sprout Social

As a business, you look for ways to humanize your brand and build trust with customers. One of the better avenues to help personalize your brand is social media. With audiences becoming more hyper-focused, brands are seeing success on social by providing user-generated content.

Facebook Adds Campaign Planner Feature to Business Manager

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook’s Business Manager introduced a new Campaign Planner feature. As the name suggests, Campaign Planner enables brands to plan their Facebook ad campaigns and arrive at predictions for reach and frequency, which can be shared with clients and co-workers via links or email.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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