May, 2019

Building A Strong Brand Relationship With Millennials

The Realtime Report

Building A Strong Brand Relationship With Millennials. Brand loyalty is something every small or large business is seeking. Having loyal customers that can deliberately serve as brand ambassadors for your business is essential, especially in the era of micro influencers.

Brands 114

8 Ways That Your Social Media Content is Annoying Your Audience

Social Media Today

While social media communication is evolving, there are still some common errors brands make in their social content approach

Brands 171

The New Facebook Is Coming: What You Need to Know About F8

agora pulse

Armies of developers assaulted the seven kingdoms of Facebook this week as Mark Zuckerberg’s team hosted 2019’s F8—a conference specifically for Facebook developers. While gorging on feasts and drink, the throng heard tell of something amazing, something impossible, something … different.

Instagram announced new designs in Explore

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram is introducing new designs in Explore to improve the discovery experience. The new navigation bar features shortcuts to IGTV and Shopping followed by topic channels tailored to the user’s interests, such as Food, Art and Travel.

Social Media Automation 101

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

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe. Big business bureaucracy stifles B2C communication. Small businesses on the other hand, are like the local government, they’re closer to consumers.

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PR Career Paths: Top Skills for Communications Grads?

Meltwater

As we head into graduation season, many newly minted PR professionals are hitting the job market and wondering about the best steps to take as they embark on PR career… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Career Development Digital Transformation

Skills 170

15 Incredible Tools You Never Thought You Needed

Social Media Today

Need tools? The right apps can significantly improve your productivity - check out this list from contributor Larry Kim

Tools 171

Five Reasons Your Business Benefits From Dropshipping

The Realtime Report

Five Reasons Your Business Benefits From Dropshipping. Dropshipping is one way to help grow your business and make a profit. Essentially, dropshipping lets you take advantage of the e-commerce marketplace without having to maintain stock.

Retail 159

F8: Facebook says the future is private

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week, more than 5,000 developers, creators and entrepreneurs from around the world came together for F8 , Facebook’s annual conference about the future of technology.

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.

Top Digital Customer Experience (CX) Trends for 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Angela White. In the competitive market space within an ever-evolving digital age, prioritizing customer experience is arguably the most efficient way to stand out of the crowd for businesses.

Trends 187

Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Marie Johnson. If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you know how challenging it is to get the attention of today’s buyers.

B2B 167

How to Wade Through Facebook’s Declining Organic Reach

agora pulse

In 2016, a study by SocialFlow analyzed over 3000+ Facebook pages and their activities. This study revealed what many marketers had suspected for a long time: Facebook’s organic reach was declining.

The 2019 State of Content Marketing [Infographic]

Social Media Today

This new report looks at how marketers see the state of their industry, with a specific focus on content marketing

Report 171

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.

[DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy The world of online marketing is a dynamic and ever-changing one. A digital marketing strategy that works fine month can perform poorly in the next.

SEO 224

On 1310news Powerlunch

Sherrilynne Starkie

Once a month or so Mark Sutcliffe invites me on the PowerLunch. It’s a show where business people discuss the current events and the news stories of the day. Yesterday I joined Mark and Live Work Play Co-Leader Keenan Wellar and we discussed: Robert Muller’s brief statement to media.

Volunteers Make The World Go Round: Communicating Effectively for Impact

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Paula Newbaker. Volunteering is good for everyone! Your nonprofit, your employees, the cause and the volunteers themselves! In fact, it has been scientifically proven that volunteering is good for your health.

Three Creative Ways to Recycle Social Content

Ignite Social Media

The task of creating engaging, effective social content can feel daunting without unlimited time and resources, but you shouldn’t always have to feel like you’re starting from scratch with each and every post.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

5 Critical Social Media Facts About Stories That You Need to Know Right Now

agora pulse

When Snapchat unveiled Stories in 2013, it didn’t seem momentous. The feature, which allowed users to string together photos and videos into an ephemeral collection that would disappear after 24 hours, was novel and fun—but did not feel like the sort of thing that would be adopted widely.

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Social Media Basics: The Correct Image Sizes, Dimensions and File Types to Use [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ensure your social media content looks its best with this guide to optimal image sizes and file types for each platform

Types 171

Benefits of Taking Your Business To A Trade Show

The Realtime Report

Benefits of Taking Your Business To A Trade Show. There comes a time when businesses large and small need to look at how their company is performing. How are the people who are interested in your products converting into customers? What can you do to attract more leads to help boost your profits?

Google is refreshing mobile search

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google is launching a visual refresh of the mobile search results page designed to increase transparency on the world’s favourite search engine. The new design puts a website’s branding front and center, helping users better understand where the information is coming from.

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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.

A Short Reference of Facebook One-Sheeter Guides

Jon Loomer

Advertising on Facebook and Instagram involves details which can seem complicated.

5 Key Ways Social Media Impacts the Customer Journey

Ignite Social Media

Did you read our series on how to create content for the customer journey? If not, read that first! You can check it out here. Creating content with each stage of the customer journey in mind is important, but it’s also vital to consider how social impacts the customer journey.

Jenn Herman’s Three Favorite Not-So-Secret Instagram Tips for You

agora pulse

Recently, we had Instagram expert Jenn Herman explore Agorapulse’s new Instagram features on a Facebook Live. During that broadcast, she gave us Instagram tips that were so good, we have to share them—especially because they were told to us like we’re best friends swapping awesome ideas.

9 Key Steps in Implementing an Effective Social Media Strategy

Social Media Today

Here are some key steps that all businesses need to take to implement an effective social media marketing strategy

7 Things to Know When Starting a Business

The Realtime Report

7 Things to Know When Starting a Business. According to the Small Business Administration, 30% of new businesses fail within the first year. That statistic can be intimidating for aspiring entrepreneurs, but it should not deter you from pursuing your passion.

Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. Content featured on this account will be 100 per cent community-trends driven and is supposed to be as a real-time indicator of what’s new and cool.

A Case Study: Orchestrating a Harmonious Message

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Heather Whaling. Geben Communication is a platform to do good. The more we give, the more we grow. And, the more we grow, the more we give. We want to do work that matters with people we like. We want to be impactful. And that is why we partnered with the Harmony Project.

How Recent LinkedIn Updates Can Be Leveraged to Engage Your Audience

Ignite Social Media

LinkedIn has prioritized on-platform engagement over the last few months, developing a handful of new features that encourage dialogue and help facilitate interaction between members. With record levels of engagement – up 24% year over year – it seems those efforts are paying off.