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.

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.

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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

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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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Social Media Automation 101

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

Facebook Marketing Webinar: Change the Way You Think About Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social wheels trying to market your business on Facebook? Join me for a free live training event on Thursday, August 3rd at 2pm et ! This is a special Facebook live webinar event packed with actionable tips and strategies you can implement immediately. Grab your seat right now.

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.

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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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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.

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.”.

Facebook Messenger: The Unfair Competitive Advantage for Small Business Webinar

Pam Moore

Would you like a competitive Facebook edge? Ability to stand out from the crowd in a good way? Maybe up your game with Facebook marketing and do something your competition hasn't figured out yet? . If you answer yes to this question, then you landed on the right blog post today.

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.

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.

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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Solutions Day 2017 – It’s All Here!

SocialFish

Digital business isn’t a sideline anymore.

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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.

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 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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Stop the Lazy Content Marketing Madness! Are You Guilty of These 8 Bad Habits?

Pam Moore

Are you sick and tired of spinning your social wheels in the content marketing engine feeling as if you are creating, creating, creating loads and mounds of content yet getting nowhere? ROI is not something you have seen in a long, long time? Have you ever thought that maybe you have lost your mojo?

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.

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!”

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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. .

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.

How to Get Social Media Engagement From Your Brick and Mortar Store

agora pulse

Subscribe to The 6 Minute Social Media podcast via iTunes | Stitcher. Plenty of brick-and-mortar businesses develop strong personal relationships with regular customers. Despite having a number of very loyal customers, many of these same businesses struggle to gain traction on social media.

Who Are You? The What, Why and How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Welcome to the digital age of marketing where you are the brand. You can run and hide but you can't escape the need to build your personal brand. We all know people buy from people. People also tweet with other people. They connect on LinkedIn with other people.

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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.

Incoming Media Requests: When to Say Yes and When to Say No

Meltwater

When you’re pitching an up-and-coming brand, raising the profile of a little-known executive or promoting… Read More.

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Facebook News Feed: Website Speed Gets Higher Priority

Jon Loomer

Facebook is constantly tweaking their news feed algorithm. The algorithm helps determine what users see and what they don’t, all in an effort to make the Facebook user experience as engaging and addicting as possible. The latest impact of the algorithm to the Facebook news feed: Website speed.

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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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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!?

How to Increase Facebook Saves for Your Posts GOOD

agora pulse

As a savvy Facebook user, you might have already come up with a solid strategy for saving posts you want to explore later because we can’t consume everything thrown at us in the newsfeed as it comes.

Irresistible Content Curation and Creation -Free Webinar Live Training

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social content marketing wheels trying to keep up with every Tom, Dick, Harry, and Sally in creating content that inspires, engages, empowers, ignites, educates, entertains, motivates, persuades and helps your audience? Stop the madness! I know it's tough.

How to Write a News Release in the Modern Age of Journalism

Meltwater

The past decade has brought many changes to the journalistic scene. Among other things, this… Read More.

Facebook Messenger Ads: A Guide

Jon Loomer

Facebook has added several features and options to Facebook Messenger ads over the past several months, providing new ways to communicate with customers and potential customers. However, advertisers are often confused about how to use these features.

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.

All the webmaster SEO tools on SEMRush

Socialmedia.biz

I just got my hands on a Guru subscription to SEMRush so I haven’t had a lot of time to figure it out. SEMRush delivers Google Analytics, Google Webmasters, Buffer, HootSuite, Moz, and SpyFu in one powerful and useful SEO and SEM dashboard.

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