July, 2019

Influencer Engagement: Finding a Fit

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Lauren Lawson-Zilai. Influence by definition means the capacity to have an effect on the character, development or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. By Tracie Thomas. Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have a business? How do you promote your brand? These days, people go to social media for marketing.

5 Social Media Copy Writing Tips

Ignite Social Media

Trying to craft the perfect CTA? Not sure how to capture attention in a mere 140 characters? If you’re ready for your social copy to cut through the noise and stop potential customers in their scrolling tracks, this is the guide for you. Know Your Audience.

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How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

agora pulse

Let’s begin with a reality check: A whopping 74% of brands have no meaning in consumers’ lives. And why would they? Why should we care about the company that makes our washing powder or bakes the bread we eat?

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Driving brand promotion through social media

Meltwater

It’s no secret that social media channels are one of the most powerful promotional tools available to modern marketers. Whether using social media monitoring to pick up on customer service issues or… Read More >>>. Social

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Firebelly Wins Platinum In The 2019 dotCOMM Awards Competition

Firebelly

We’re excited to announce that Firebelly was named a platinum winner in the Social Branding Campaign category during the 2019 dotCOMM Awards competition. What are the dotCOMM Awards?

How To Translate Your Company Purpose Into Slick Visual Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Rodney Laws. Businesses come into existence through a complex combination of factors. Sometimes it’s a matter of the right skillset proving value at the right time, and an opportunity coming up to turn its use into a full-time operation.

[ANSWERED] Troubleshooting Facebook Issues Like “No Photo Description Available” Or Photos Not Displaying

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] Troubleshooting Facebook Issues Like “No Photo Description Available” Or Photos Not Displaying Okay, I have had several questions today about this one. The reality is Facebook, and therefore Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing issues today.

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The Demographics of Social Media in 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to get a better handle on the latest social media usage trends? Check out this quick overview of some key social media platform stats

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.

Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Emma Williams. Cats rule the internet—so much so that the topic has its own Wikipedia page. Even with millions of cat photos and videos online, any content that features a cute or funny cat still has a good chance of going viral. And cats aren’t just superstars in pet-centric niches.

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5 Tips for Improving Your Facebook Ads Results Starting Now

agora pulse

Your Facebook targeting is one of the most important elements of your Facebook ad campaign. It determines who sees your Facebook ads. So, without accurate targeting, even the most compelling ads won’t deliver your desired results.

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Three Tips for Outreaching to Influencers

Firebelly

Does your brand wants to work with influencers, but you don’t know what to say to them? Or maybe you already are reaching out to influencers, but you aren’t having a very good response rate? Use these three tips for outreaching to influencers to help elevate your influencer program.

4 DIY Marketing Tips for Small Businesses on a Budget

The Realtime Report

4 DIY Marketing Tips for Small Businesses on a Budget. Plenty of new or small businesses owners would love to hire a team of professionals to solve their marketing problems. Yet, the reality is, it’s expensive to outsource marketing and advertising work.

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.

Instagram Banned My Account Before I Posted A Single Image – Here’s What I Did To Fix It

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean Instagram Banned My Account Before I Posted A Single Image – Here’s What I Did To Fix It Well…this is a new one for me.

New Tool Provides Email Alerts Whenever Your Competitors Launch a Facebook Ad Campaign

Social Media Today

This new tool helps you stay on top of your competitors' Facebook ad efforts by alerting you to new campaigns

What PR Should Know Before Their Brand Takes a Political Stand

Meltwater

It used to be the exception to see brands taking a stand on social and political issues.In fact, it was considered taboo for companies to come out in favor of… Read More >>>. Enterprise Executives Marketing PR & Comms Branding Risk Management

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Why retreats are important

Janet Fouts

I remember the first retreat I went on. It’s been some years now, but I remember how nervous I was. Thinking I’d stick out like a sore thumb, maybe judged as a newbie. Could I last 3 days? I really had no idea what was going to happen beyond what I’d read in the brochure, and that was pretty slim.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Sun-sational Blogging Tips For Boosting SEO And Growing Your Blog

Firebelly

Grab your sunglasses because these sun-sational blogging tips are about to bring the heat. Blogs play a major role in boosting your website’s search engine optimization. The more value you bring to people via your blog, the more you can position your brand as a thought leader in your industry.

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Despite Missteps, Twitter Reports Strong 2Q Performance — What’s Next?

Webbiquity SMM

Some companies succeed by innovating, continually improving product quality, and listening to their customers. And some succeed despite not doing any of those things. Twitter is in the second camp.

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Why You Need to Start Tracking Instagram Saves Today

agora pulse

On Instagram alone, social media managers are looking at likes, comments , video views, link clicks, profile views, and so much more.

As Instagram Hides Likes, Young Users are Switching to Business Accounts, Exposing Personal Data

Social Media Today

As Instagram hides public like counts, reports show that young users are converting to business profiles to get more in-depth performance insights

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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.

[ANSWERED] How Do I Share A Tweet To LinkedIn?

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] How Do I Share A Tweet To LinkedIn? This one is a great follow up question that came from my contact form. Hey Sean, For those of us that use LinkedIn professionally, do you have guidance on how to share a tweet to our LinkedIn accounts?

The #MindfulSocial podcast with @mckra1g

Janet Fouts

My guest on Mindful Social this week is Molly Cantrell-Kraig. Boy, does this woman have a story! She’s been through the wringer a few times in her life, yet she’s managed to do so much more than survive, she’s thrived.

Jamie Gilpin On The Value Of Connections, Social Listening & A Culture Of Inclusion

Firebelly

Firebelly is a huge advocate of Sprout Social. We believe in their service and company culture. It’s why we joined their Agency Partner Program a while back and why I wanted to ask their Chief Marketing Officer Jamie Gilpin for some easy-to-digest insights into important matters facing agencies and brands today. With no further delay, […].

Three Simple Ways to Interact With Your Online Readers

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Joey Feldman. Authors and writers used to be people distant from the most of the world. Few of us regular people ever interacted with the kind of individuals who wrote books, magazine articles, or even newspaper stories. They were famous but unfamiliar, like Hollywood movie stars.

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July Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is one of the fastest changing forms of marketing online and this past month was no exception! There has been a whole host of new features and updates that have rolled out so without further ado let’s dive into some of this month’s social media trends.

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10 Tips to Help Optimize Your LinkedIn Company Page

Social Media Today

Is your LinkedIn optimized for engagement? Here are ten steps to help improve your LinkedIn company page performance

How to Grow Your Marketing Agency

Socialmedia.biz

In case you thought getting your marketing agency off the ground was difficult, you’re about to find out just how challenging it is to grow it. Although it will be very rewarding if you succeed, you won’t be able to take your agency to the next level without a solid strategy.

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[ANSWERED] Using Lazy Load To Speed Up WordPress While Maintaining Pinterest Pinnable Images

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] Using Lazy Load To Speed Up WordPress While Maintaining Pinterest Pinnable Images This was a great question that came from the Mediavine group on Facebook.