August, 2017

We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Waxing UnLyrical

I sometimes feel like the entire WORLD is a disaster zone. There is so much pain and suffering and heartache pretty much everywhere I turn. TBH, it’s overwhelming.

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Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular, and powerful, tool for marketers. As recently noted on the V3*Broadsuite blog: “The beginning of the year brought the usual deluge of posts about trends and predictions for marketing in 2017.

7 Steps for Finding Work/Life Balance While You’re Trying to Save the World

SocialFish

By Meico Marquette Whitlock. ——-. You’re deeply committed to your organization and doing whatever it takes to make life just a little bit easier for your members and the community you serve.

5 Tips for Successful Instagram Marketing

Harp Interactive

Use Instagram to tell your product or brand story visually & reach people that other forms of marketing might not, often for free or very cost-effectively. The post 5 Tips for Successful Instagram Marketing appeared first on Harp Interactive Blog. Social Media Marketing

Social Media Automation 101

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

The 5 Types of Social Media Content You Need to Create

Rebekah Radice

Creating social media content your community connects with can be one of the hardest aspects of online marketing. Not only does it need to be engaging and interesting, but relevant and easy to consume.

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7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Let’s face it, creating video content for social media can be unrewarding. It’s time-consuming to make, particularly long form video. Even something seemingly off the cuff like live video takes time to prep.

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How Far We Have Come in Teaching Communications

Meltwater

In the span ten years ago, technology and social changes have influenced how public relations… Read More.

What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

Ah, Facebook–that social network I love to hate , even though my career kind of depends on using it.

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Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. What I have read and heard the last few days sickens me, and I agree with many that it is important,–no, vital–that we stand up and say in a clear voice, “Hate is not OK!”

All Successful Social Media Marketers Share These 6 Habits

Rebekah Radice

Ever wonder how successful social media marketers manage their day? Or how they accomplish all that they do while building a thriving business? I’m excited to announce my new podcast! In the first episode of “ Brand Authority ,” I tackle this topic.

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.

Are Instagram Pods a Good Way to Increase Likes?

agora pulse

Recently, Instagram started using an algorithm to reorder how posts are viewed in your home feed. This means that you’re no longer seeing images in reverse chronological order and instead the algorithm overrides chronological order to show you posts that Instagram thinks you will “care about most.”.

That One Time I Crashed the Del McCoury Band

Waxing UnLyrical

So this past week I spent a few days in NYC, one of my fave cities in the world. On Friday night, after drinks/nibbles with a friend, I headed to the loo (Brit-speak for “restroom” ICYDK) at the restaurant before heading back to my hotel.

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Some Do’s and Don’ts for Brand Reputation Management

Meltwater

There’s a saying that, “Any publicity is good publicity.” ” It’s wrong. If you have negative… Read More.

Solutions Day 2017 – It’s All Here!

SocialFish

Digital business isn’t a sideline anymore.

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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.

Three Things Twitter Needs to Thrive

Webbiquity SMM

Though Twitter is still the third-most popular social media platform according to eBizMBA , speculation about the company’s struggles abounds. News outlets from CNN to Wired to TechCrunch to The Verge have detailed Twitter’s struggles to grow its user base, increase advertising revenue, and innovate new products. Image credit: Scott Hampson. Still, Twitter’s best days may be ahead of it.

3 Types of Video You Should Create to Build Your Brand

Rebekah Radice

Did you know that 55% of people watch videos online every day? Or that social video generates 1200% more shares than text and images combined? If you’re not tapping into the immense power of video, you’re missing a huge growth opportunity.

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The Real Scoop on Facebook Video Covers

agora pulse

Facebook is testing a new feature – video covers for Facebook pages. Facebook is all about video these days. Mark Zuckerberg called it a ‘Mega trend’ comparable to mobile. So it’s not surprising that Facebook video covers have appeared.

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Tomorrowland: Conquering the EDM world through influencer marketing

Audiense

According to Festival Insights, the music festival industry was valued at more than 2.3 billion euros and is expected to double by 2020 1. There is a growing trend of music tourism whereby festival goers choose to travel abroad to attend such events also contributing to the annual turnover.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Infographic: Summer Numbers, the Hottest Brands on Social Media

Meltwater

Summer is the only season that feels much shorter than it is. Now, at the… Read More.

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Awesome Association MarComm Jobs – Week of August 30

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social

Convince & Convert

According to recent Pew findings , 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social media, which you probably know already—and your competitors know, too.

How to Tell Your Brand Story on Facebook

Rebekah Radice

Storytelling, one of the oldest forms of communication. It’s how we interact, engage, and connect. So how can you tell your brand story through the power of Facebook?

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

What You Need to Know About Visual Content for Social Media

agora pulse

The following guest post was written by Alla Bogdan. We all know that visual content is key to social media engagement — so why are so many marketers slow to incorporate visual content in their social media marketing plans ? Let’s overcome this hump, shall we?

The TOP 10 influencers for CMOs

Audiense

The purpose of Audiense is to enable our customers to identify, understand and connect with the audiences that matter to them. We aim to provide intuitive insights into the individuals that make up those audiences.

10 Reasons Your Organization Needs an Internal Newsletter

Meltwater

Most communications pros are focused on getting the word out, not in. But, as we've… Read More.

Culture Eats Association Innovation for Breakfast Too

SocialFish

I’m speaking at.orgCommunity’s “ Solutions Day ” in just a few weeks in Chicago, and I’ll be sharing some exclusive data around this innovation question and how associations are showing up in the data (and dealing with it in real life). You won’t want to miss it! Register here.

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Tips to Improve Your Business Online Presence with Social Media

Social Media Marketing

We all are well aware of the power of Social Media. In business, media is crucial for increasing the brand awareness; collect the information and suggestion about the products and services. It can help to promote right things at the right time.

How to Use Personal Branding to Grow Your Authority

Rebekah Radice

Ever wonder why some people grow their personal brand effortlessly? In the blink of an eye, they emerge as an industry expert. And seemingly, all while juggling a 9 to 5, raising a family, and enjoying a healthy personal life.

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What You Need to Know about Social Media Lab

agora pulse

Although we are a social media management tool, we too struggle with keeping up with all the changes and identifying best practices. There are so many myths and misnomers that it’s rather confusing. Whose advice should you trust? That’s why we are excited to announce the launch of Social Media Lab!

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

Convince & Convert

It seems like “ social media engagement ” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. And you want more clickthroughs. Because who doesn’t, am I right!?

A Day, Week, and Month in the Life of a Marketing Data Analyst

Meltwater

In the data-driven climate of today, nearly every business and departmental decision is influenced by… Read More.

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Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide

SocialFish

It’s inevitable that as your organization continues to gain momentum and supporters, you’ll have to think about purchasing nonprofit fundraising software.