Sat.Feb 09, 2019 - Fri.Feb 15, 2019

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

SocialFish

Whew, it’s been a busy few weeks. At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE’s Technology Conference.

Why Tracking Social Media Posts is Important in 2019

Socialmedia.biz

An estimated 2.77 billion people will use social media across the globe in 2019. That’s a massive audience right at your fingertips. If your business isn’t already on the social media bandwagon, it’s time to hop on.

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5 Examples of SaaS Social Media Accounts That Are a Notch Above the Rest

Meltwater

If you're looking for some incredible marketing inspiration, look no further than the teams behind some of the top SaaS social media accounts online today. They excel at everything from storytelling… Read More >>>. Marketing Social Media Trendspotting

Top Five: Facebook ads are getting smarter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five social media news stories for marcoms professionals this week feature new innovations for businesses from Facebook, LinkedIn Live video and new features from YouTube and Whats App. Facebook Merges Instagram Direct with Page Inbox, Allows Page Access to Groups.

Social Media Automation 101

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

21 Instagram Facts That All eCommerce Businesses Should Know [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Instagram usage is on the rise, and the platform can have significant benefits for eCommerce brands specifically. Check out this graphic

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Marketing to Gen Z: What Not to Do

Ignite Social Media

As Generation Z grows to be a large part of consumers, it’s important to understand what kinds of marketing they are receptive to. It’s much easier to simplify them down to a generation of people who are always on their phones than it is to put the effort in to learn their behaviors.

Canada’s most trusted magazine

Sherrilynne Starkie

Canadian Living is the nation’s most-trusted magazine brand as voted a national survey of 17,000 shoppers.

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New Report Looks at the Latest Trends in Facebook Page Engagement

Social Media Today

What types of Facebook Page posts see the most engagement? Check out this new report from Quintly

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[Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Social Media Images Cheat Sheet

SocialFish

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 Ways to Drive Sales and Traffic with Pinterest

Ignite Social Media

Not only does Pinterest help you find the best ideas from over 2.3 million Pins–it now has the ability to help your content strategy and bottom line.

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4 Inspiring Tips and Examples for Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Marketing

agora pulse

If you are managing a nonprofit’s social media, we have some engaging social media marketing examples to inspire you to create and share great content. Share Your Nonprofit’s Wins on Social Media.

40 Major SEO Mistakes You Must Avoid in 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to improve your search engine rankings in 2019? Check out this list of key mistakes to avoid, compiled by the team at SEMrush

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Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

As much as I liked the concept of Google+ (or is it Google Plus? There still seems to be no consensus), I can’t say I’ve used it a ton. When it launched three years ago, I was among the many who had high hopes for the platform, wishing it would replace Facebook.

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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.

The Difference Between Facebook Clicks

Jon Loomer

There are several variations of “clicks” found within your Facebook ad reports. Knowing — and not knowing — what they mean could vastly impact how you view results. Do you know the difference between Facebook clicks?

Where Social Media Marketing Is Headed in 2019

Ignite Social Media

The social media industry is extremely fluid, with platforms, algorithms, and features changing at the drop of the hat. As marketers, it can be challenging to keep a finger on the pulse when that pulse is constantly changing pace. That’s where we come in.

3 Simple Ways to Boost the Performance of Your Business Content

Social Media Today

Not getting the results from your content that you hoped for? Here are some simple tips to improve content performance

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5 Reasons Your Social Media ROI Sucks

SocialFish

This post by Brian Carter is so awesome, I’m reposting it here in its entirety with permission. It originally appeared here at the Brian Carter Group blog. ————-. There are several failure points you need to watch out for: 1. You Have Lame Goals. Choose Better Ones.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Social Media Helping People Understand Climate Change Globally

Socialmedia.biz

In today’s technologically advancing world, social media is transforming the way we share news and information. More than 300 million people spend at least 5 hours every day on different social networking platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube and Instagram.

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

Marketers are faced with an ever-growing list of responsibilities. From social media marketing to customer experience and advertising, it can be a challenge to stay on top of everything.

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How I Manage to Manage 40+ Social Media Accounts

Social Media Today

Managing 40+ social media accounts is not an easy task, but Jennifer has found a way to do it and do it well. Here is how she has found success

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

“I don’t have time for social media.”. “I I don’t have the money to hire anyone to do our social media marketing.”. Social media? I wouldn’t even know where to start!”. Do any of these above statements sound familiar? Well, you aren’t alone.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Facebook Study: What we learned looking at 105 million posts

Quintly

It goes without saying that Facebook is part of most people’s everyday life. Yes, it’s popularity might have reached its peak but no marketer should ever underestimate the effectiveness of the blue dinosaur.

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Social Ad Spending Report – What You Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

Whether you are still finalizing your social media strategy or hitting the ground running with execution this year, we’ve compiled the following few social media ad spending trends to help guide and inform your social advertising spending in 2019.

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The Pros and Cons of 5 Top Instagram Analytics Tools

Social Media Today

Looking for tools to help analyze, and maximize, your Instagram efforts? Here are some key tips on some of the most well-known apps

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

SocialFish

The State of Social Intelligence: The Global Survey

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Dr Jillian Ney, the UK’s first Dr of Social Media and a Digital Behavioural Scientist. Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter. Audience Intelligence

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Compassion in the Workplace- Immanual Joseph on #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

This week I’m talking with Immanual Joseph, PhD , about compassion. In the workplace, at home, for others and for ourselves. On the podcast Immanual said: “Compassion is fierce.

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LinkedIn Announces New Groups Features, Catering to Increased Group Engagement

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced some new features for groups, with group engagement on the rise

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On Paid Social Amplification

SocialFish

You have web presence on several platforms, with consistent, creative content. You post and share readable items relevant to your target audience unique to the platform placement. Your online marketing strategy is cohesive and strong, and yet you’re just not generating leads like you should.