Sat.Mar 25, 2017 - Fri.Mar 31, 2017

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. The number of people using social media continues to grow, usage is increasing, and more networks require attention.

The 5-Step Guide: How to Be Successful on Instagram

Sprout Social

Let’s put this notion to rest before we even start–you don’t have to be Instagram famous for your brand to see the best results. Learning how to be successful on Instagram isn’t just about follower count. Instead, success comes from engaged audiences and great content.

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Social Media Marketing World Key Take-Aways #SMMW17

Katie Lance

I just returned from the ‘Super Bowl’ of all social media conferences; Social Media Marketing World #SMMW17. This was my second time attending; after leaving last year I knew I had to go back!

WWDYD? How Dennis Yu Emulates Religious Figures to Build Followers and Loyalty

Stay N' Alive

One of my personal best friends and most admired heroes in the marketing world is Dennis Yu. I’m a bit of an introvert, but when he visits he’s one of the few I always always try to find time, have lunch, and share knowledge with.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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"Digital Marketing" Is Not The Same As Marketing

Twist Image

Obviously, I believe in the power and opportunity of digital marketing. In full disclosure: digital marketing has (for almost twenty years) provided me with an amazing career, lifestyle and opportunity to connect with and learn from great people and, in kind, it has allowed me to work with some of the most interesting brands in the world. If the term no longer held true, I would opt to ditch it.

Top Takeaways from #SMMW17

Jenn's Trend

And, once again, another Social Media Marketing World conference has come and gone. I look forward to this event all year long and then the event itself seems to fly by in the blink of an eye.

Social Media & Government: Cutting Red Tape for Increased Citizen Engagement

Sprout Social

Social media isn’t just a way for us to send memes, find entertaining videos or keep up with the latest pop culture trends. It’s one of our primary forms of communication. In fact, social media was ranked as people’s top choice for customer care in our Q2 2016 Index.

How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing

Pixlee

The spectacular Northern Lights. The mountains of Cape Town. The lush greenery of Machu Picchu. These popular sights have long been the fodder for traditional destination marketing strategies

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.

The Difficulty in Being Interesting

Direct Marketing Observations

Why do you click on a piece of content? Probably because you were compelled to. Some trigger caused you to cross over the invisible threshold of no and maybe. Was it an image? Was it the promise of a video or was it because the source was one that you trusted?

How (and Why) Brands Should Use Paid Social Media Ads to Boost Their Earned Media

Meltwater

Earned media is getting more attention these days, as trust in paid ads continues to… Read More.

The Unbearable Cost Of Using Cheap Images

The Social Media Hat

This article will explain to you exactly why using cheap, ill-gotten images are the bane of your online existence. And if you stick around 'til the end, I'll even share what to do instead

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How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing

Pixlee

The spectacular Northern Lights. The mountains of Cape Town. The lush greenery of Machu Picchu. These popular sights have long been the fodder for traditional destination marketing strategies. .

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

How to Use Facebook Insights and Analytics to Boost Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Buffer Social

Facebook Insights is one of the most powerful Facebook analytics tools available. When you dive into your Facebook Insights, you’ll receive a wealth of data to help you understand more about your Facebook Page.

The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

To enhance and automate marketing functions, businesses need to invest in online tools, integration, and training. No question. That said, however, it’s amazing how much can be done without spending any money—or even leaving whatever web page is currently open in your browser.

How to Strike Gold with Visual Content Ideas – 3 Awesome Tools

Socially Sorted

Do you ever get stuck for visual content ideas to post to your social media channels? If you are lost for inspiration then these 3 Tools will have you creating (and curating) so much content you will be scheduled ahead for months.

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How To Keep Your Business IT Systems More Secure

The Realtime Report

How To Keep Your Business IT Systems More Secure. Is your business as secure as it should be? Today, there are many internal and external threats that have the potential to ruin a modern business. Most organizations rely heavily on a range of different IT systems and online technologies.

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.

Defining Social Media Success, Objectives, Goals, and KPIs in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Have you been spinning your wheels trying to utilize social media to grow your business? Do you feel as though you know the tactics and strategies yet are still struggling with how to align social media to your business for real results?

Funny Tweets from Twitter Marketing Experts Around the World

Devumi

Trying to promote your brand on Twitter is a serious business. Always being serious might not be the smartest way to go about it. This is where funny tweets help. Read on to find out how some of the funniest brands on Twitter endear themselves to their audiences.

#SimplySocialAwards: Best Overall Social Content Strategy

Simply Measured

Welcome to Week 2 of the #SimplySocialAwards! Last week , we collected your votes for Best Instagram Strategy. The winner was Tone It Up. . But now it’s week 2, and we’re asking you to vote on Best Social Content Strategy.

The Missing Link to Measuring Content Marketing Success

The Social Media Hat

Marketers need a way to measure the complete success of their efforts across time and platforms which, until now, hasn't been affordable

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

Facebook is still the leading platform for marketers. From our State of Social Media 2016 report , we found that 93 percent of marketers are actively using Facebook for their business.

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How to Create a Basic Evergreen Facebook Ad Campaign

Jon Loomer

One of the primary struggles Facebook advertisers face is ad fatigue. They’ll run a campaign that works great for a while, but then it suddenly stops working. The evergreen Facebook ad campaign is a technique that can help. I first wrote about this process more than a year ago.

Infographic: March Madness Social Media Showdown 2017

Meltwater

Filled with ups and downs, March Madness has been heating up social media. The first… Read More.

How Businesses Can Use Highly Visual Online Brochures and Magazines to Convert

The Social Media Hat

While some bloggers and businesses are familiar with repurposing their content to places like SlideShare, few are leveraging the dramatic appeal of digital magazines. Here's how

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

The One Type Of Blog Post The Will Transform Your Blog Immediately

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Joe Elliott. How hard can it be when you start a new blog, you create crazy amounts of content and then you need to start generating traffic? You bust your butt off to get 20 posts so that you can say you are good to go.

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Fight Twitter Censorship: They are Silencing You

Devumi

Twitter is considered to be one of the most important social media platforms. The site gives small businesses, cause-oriented organizations, and even ordinary users the opportunity to engage with others and express their thoughts and opinions. In recent years, though, Twitter censorship has become a prevailing issue for many of its users. Read on to […]. The post Fight Twitter Censorship: They are Silencing You appeared first on Devumi.

Have You Developed A Communications Strategy For Your Business Yet?

The Realtime Report

Have You Developed A Communications Strategy For Your Business Yet? As a small business owner , you face many challenges if you want to compete in today’s marketplace.

The Future of Twitter

Meltwater

The one thing you can rely on in social media is that there will be… Read More.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.