Sat.Apr 28, 2018 - Fri.May 04, 2018

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Reno Macri. Trade show or event marketing offers an excellent opportunity for businesses and marketers to gain valuable face-to-face time with potential clients, customers and business partners.

Instagram Previews New Explore Layout, Which Will Impact Content Discovery

Social Media Today

Instagram's rolling out a new update to its Explore section, which could have impacts on user discovery habits

Top Five: Changes to social networks come fast and furious

Sherrilynne Starkie

REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Changes to social networks come fast and furious. Listly by Sherrilynne Starkie. When it comes to social media, the changes keep coming fast and furious. This week we see innovations for brands, advertisers and agencies.

New Nonprofit Workforce Study from Work for Good


Guest post from Work For Good. Clearly a topic near and dear to my heart. Anyone working in the nonprofit world knows the magnetic draw of doing good for others and their communities. But how strong is that attraction once you are in the day-to-day grind of meaningful, yet hard work?

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Inspiring Communications: What You Make Is Not What You Do

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by John Friedman. Inspiring communications focuses people on the real value in your products or services.

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SEO for PR Pros: How Search Can Get Your Message Out


Search engine optimization (SEO) can impact the way PR messages get transmitted online, helping to increase site traffic and reach new audiences. SEO, however, can seem complex, but once you… Read More >>>. PR Strategy

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[Cool Infographic Friday] All About Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits


Thank you Elevation for this one! Photo by Benjamin Dada on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday Potluck

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How to Write Copy That Drives Engagement

Ignite Social Media

As writers, we love words that invoke emotion, set a scene, and tell a story. As marketers, we also rely on words that make our audience take action.

Instagram's Testing a Bunch of New Features, Including Slow Motion Mode and the Ability to Mute Profiles

Social Media Today

Instagram continues to add new tools to maintain pressure on Snapchat, and capitalize on the popularity of Stories

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.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of PR


By now, you’ve probably at least heard about how artificial intelligence, or AI, is on the rise. Depending on what kind of “experts” you listen to, you’ve also probably heard… Read More >>>. Outside Insight


Market Your Donation Page With 6 Stellar Social Media Strategies


If there’s one place your nonprofit’s marketing team wants to be online, it’s social media! Not only is social media a huge part of our day-to-day lives, but it’s also a great platform for causes to get the word out about their mission and their latest fundraising campaigns.

5 Social Media Updates You Need To Action Right Now

agora pulse

What a year it’s been for social media managers and we’re only in May! 2018 has seen a barrage of social media updates brought about by new data rules, scandals, and network updates.

Facebook's Up and Downvote Tools for Comments are Now Available to More Users

Social Media Today

Facebook's expanding its test of up and downvotes for comments, which could have significant implications

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.

SEO in 2018: 7 Updates You Need to Know

The Social Media Hat

This post will give you help you discover the seven most important SEO updates that you need to know in 2018

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Breaking Down The Cambridge Analytica Kerfuffle

Ignite Social Media

This business with Cambridge Analytica is kind of a mess which makes distilling what’s really going on a challenge. Below I’ve included answers to some key questions to help you make sense of what’s going on. Was it a Hack or a Leak? Neither.

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How To Use Instagram Location Stories For More Exposure

agora pulse

Instagram stories are a fun way to increase brand awareness and grow your Instagram account. But what if you could gain more targeted exposure from using Instagram Stories? In this post, we’ll go over Instagram location stories and take a look at how you can use them for more exposure.

Facebook Announces Groups Tab, Coming Soon to the Main App

Social Media Today

Facebook will launch a new groups tab in their main app, further promoting group engagement

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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.

5 Important Announcements From F8 2018: A Focus on Smaller Communities And The Future of the News Feed

Buffer Social

F8 is one of the most important conferences of the year for the social media world. And over the past couple of days, Facebook has announced a ton of huge updates for its suite of products including Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger, Oculus, and more.

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Social You Should Know—April Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. If you are just catching up, here are some highlights for April. Facebook Faced Congress. During the middle of the month, Zuckerberg spent a few intense days testifying in front of Congress.

Use These Twitter Listening Tips to Grow Your Following

agora pulse

The right Twitter listening tips can help you grow your Twitter following right away. That’s why I’d love to share my favorites, developed from running dozens of Twitter accounts for various brands.

Instagram Looks to Add In-Stream Payment Options for On Platform Shopping

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing out a new in-stream payments option, which would help boost the platform's eCommerce potential

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Ideal Video Length: How Long Should Your Social Video Be?

Socially Sorted

Social Video is HOT but what about ideal video length? A question that is often asked is “How Long Should Your Social Video Be?” ” Just about every platform now showcases video.

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Do Alcohol Brands Have More Fun On Social?

Ignite Social Media

Sure, you don’t need alcohol to have a good time, but marketers of everything from high-end liquor to cheap mass-produced beer want you to think so.

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5 Social Media Updates You Need To Action Right Now

agora pulse

What a year it’s been for social media managers and we’re only in May! 2018 has seen a barrage of social media updates brought about by new data rules, scandals, and network updates.

4 Lessons Big Brands Can Learn from Successful Challenger Brands

Social Media Today

Today, direct-to-consumer websites, affordable shipping, and data are arming challenger brands to move into previously monopolized markets

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Take the 30-Day Social Media Challenge!

Jenn's Trends

With all the newest feature announcements from Facebook at F8 this week (you can watch my recap of that here), it got me and my friend Mike Allton (from The Social Media Hat) thinking about trying new things on social media. This 30-day challenge and blog post is being done in conjunction with Mike.) If […]. The post Take the 30-Day Social Media Challenge! appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

Ignite Your Week: Content Creation Apps

Ignite Social Media

In this edition of Ignite Your Week, we’ll share three content creation apps to make getting the perfect image a little easier. First up is VSCO. This versatile app is great for beginners and seasoned pros.

Twitter Password Bug: Changing Your Twitter Password Recommended

Bill Hartzer

Due to an internal Twitter password bug, and the way Twitter stores passwords, Twitter is recommending that you immediately change your password. According to a Twitter blog post , Twitter said that they recently identified a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log.

3 Buzz-Worthy Social Media Campaigns to Learn From

Social Media Today

Here are three effective social campaigns, and lessons you can take away from each to inform your own strategy