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Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26

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 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops.

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How Social Media Went from Exciting to Ingrained in Our Lives

Meltwater

When social media first started to emerge in the mid-2000s as a popular way to… Read More.

4 Instagram Ad Features That You Need to Know About

agora pulse

We knew Instagram ads would be great before we even had them; the combination of Instagram’s higher-than-average engagement and Facebook’s second-to-none targeting system has proven to be a powerful force for businesses and advertisers.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Community Managers in Scientific Communities

SocialFish

I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Example: Facebook Ad Targeting and Results

Jon Loomer

There are many factors that lead to success or failure of your Facebook ad campaign. I’ll cover these things on my free webinar on Monday. But spoiler alert: Nothing is more important than targeting. Nothing comes close.

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Here is Why Your 2016 Social Media Plan Failed

agora pulse

As we look back on our social media plans of 2016 and ahead to our 2017 campaigns, it’s important that we learn from our mistakes and make adjustments to ensure a strategic new business year. Most of those mistakes come from a simple lack-of something; one or more missing ingredients.

#CMAD IS TODAY! Watch the Livestream!

SocialFish

Community Manager Appreciation Day is today! We have a full lineup of sessions all viewable through the Twitter stream – follow along below and thank a community manager today!

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How Millennials Are Changing Retail Patterns

Meltwater

Retail moves at the speed of culture, which means players sometimes quickly come and go.… … Read More.

How to Sell Your Products Online: Make Your E-commerce Store Successful!

Devumi

The Internet has had a significant impact on commerce, with more and more brands jumping online to sell their products. It has also opened opportunities for fledgling businesses to sell their trade to a wider audience.

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 Unique Ways to Engage Influencers

Ignite Social Media

Following consumer buying trends where social media content has increasingly become an important factor in purchase decisions , more and more brands are turning to influencer marketing as a way to reach engaged audiences.

9 Essential Social Media Manager Skills and Qualities Found in Industry Leaders – Bonus Episode [SSM026]

Buffer Social

We are excited to share our fifth, very special bonus podcast episode with you on the 9 essential social media manager skills and qualities found in top industry leaders.

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10 CEOs Make Predictions for Marketers

Meltwater

What do firm leaders think will happen to marketing this year? To find out, I turned… Read More.

How the Fake News Problem Affects Social Media Marketing

Devumi

Suddenly, your brand hits the trending topics on Facebook or Twitter. You panic and click on it quickly …to find out that it’s a “news item” you know didn’t happen. If that’s the case, then you have fallen victim to fake news.

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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.

Top 6 Food Influencers to follow in 2017

Ignite Social Media

The world of food influencers continues to grow and as we continue on with 2017, we thought it was time to provide some of our favorites to follow.

How to Build an All-Star Social Media Team in 5 Steps

Buffer Social

We often talk about the importance of social media managers and the amazing people who handle social media as a team of one. But often, for agencies, larger enterprises, and even some small businesses, social media is handled by teams of people covering a broad range of skills.

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Entrepreneurs: Affiliate Marketing and the Balance of Trust

Jon Loomer

[NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of posts exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. This isn’t your typical blog post about affiliate marketing for entrepreneurs. I’m not going to lay down how you can make a whole bunch of money doing it. It’s not the savior of your business. Affiliate marketing does have its place for entrepreneurs.

How to Easily Measure Instagram Success

The Social Media Hat

Success on Instagram requires that we monitor our brand performance and be able to use data to determine our results. Here's how

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Social Sidekick 2/12-2/18: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Meltwater

Will you be Sidekick's Valentine? It provides you topical content, a pop culture calendar, and… Read More.

How to Create Shareable Content for Social Media on a Consistent Basis – First Round Review [SSM025]

Buffer Social

Social media has the power to spread great content across the web like wildfire. One share from an influencer or one read from the right publisher might result in thousands of page views and shares.

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How To Post From Desktop To Instagram and Stay Out of Hot Water

Socially Sorted

If you are one of the thousands of people that would LOVE to post from Desktop to Instagram, listen up. . There are ways to do it easily (one of them might shock you!) , while keeping Instagram happy. . Nobody wants to get in Hot Water with Instagram! Use these tools and you’ll be sorted! .

Holidays to Participate in or Ignore Completely on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Every holiday, from Thanksgiving all the way down to #NationalDonutDay, is a potential opportunity for your brand to join the conversation and put your unique spin on the day. However, not all holidays and the ideals associated with them are good times to promote your brand.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

What You Really Need to Know About Instagram Pods

Jenn's Trends

Oh, when people come up with a *great* idea and then force it upon others with no real understanding of the process… which is exactly what Instagram pods are! You may have heard of this term. You may have wondered if these Instagram pods are useful.

It’s All About.SOCIAL

The Realtime Report

It’s All About.SOCIAL. By Bill Glenn. Social media networks come and go. How many of us remember MySpace? How about Xanga? LiveJournal anyone? The beauty of a.SOCIAL domain, as opposed to another one, is that it evolves with you.

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Can Big Data Help You Make a Genuine Emotional Connection?

The Social Media Hat

How data and social media aggregation help you understand and connect with your customer on a more intimate level

YouTube and Facebook Take Different Approaches to Paying Creator Community- Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook may end large contracts for live video creation while YouTube adds a new way for the creator community to make money from their fans. Google+ surprises most and announces a few new updates, all in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know.

How to Use Buffer for Social Media Teams: The Complete Guide

Buffer Social

Having a team of people helping with your social media strategy can be a crucial asset in achieving your social media goals. Not only can it help you tap into multiple points of view and perspectives to bring a fresh take to your social media content – having a team of people contributing content to your social accounts can help you save a ton of time with content curation. Oh, and having a second set of eyes for proofreading always help too.

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Can Travel Bloggers Live Well From Their Blogs?

The Realtime Report

Can Travel Bloggers Live Well From Their Blogs? Travel blogs have become quite popular over the years, and it’s easy to see why the best of the bunch have come so far.

5 Highly Effective Hashtag Tracking Methods

Sprout Social

Hashtags are much more than just a way to make Tweets and Instagram posts more entertaining. You’ve probably seen your fair share of random hashtags thrown onto the end of Tweets and Instagram captions that seem to serve no real purpose.

2016 Holiday Social Ad Spend; What We’ve Learned

Ignite Social Media

Typically, the last quarter of the year brings some of the highest media costs of the year; especially around the holidays. The final months of 2016 brought about a surprise to us as we saw costs relatively flat on the social front.

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2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Business Page Lists

Laurel Papworth

2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Lists: the old way has gone. Dear students, In this video lecture I walk you through creating Facebook Business Pages especially for LISTS. Why do you want lists?

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Why Videos Are The Best Engagement Tool You Can Use

The Realtime Report

Why Videos Are The Best Engagement Tool You Can Use. Video is now the top tool for online marketers. If you use Facebook, you can’t fail to see that a huge number of posts in your daily feed are videos. YouTube is now the biggest social media channel in the world.