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Infographic: 115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media

The Realtime Report

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Facebook searches for authenticity, will your business page pass muster?

Janet Fouts

Facebook has updated their algorithms. You know, the ones that decide if anyone sees your content at all? Here's what you need to know. Facebook Social Media Tips and Tricks Facebook Fans

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2

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.

Always Up-to-Date Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Sprout Social

Whether it’s a brand promotion, video, news update or even a meme, visual content rules the social media landscape. What has become so important is effectively conveying your brand on social media through images and video.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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How to Use Snapchat: 7 Must-Read Tips for 2017

Sprout Social

Let’s not fool one another–Snapchat is a young game both figuratively and literally. According to Mashable, roughly 77% of college students use Snapchat every day. Additionally, only 29% of its users are over the age of 25–meaning even your youngest marketer in the office might be a bit behind.

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4 Key Project Management Skills That Business Owners Need

The Realtime Report

4 Key Project Management Skills That Business Owners Need. Good project and program management skills are crucial for those who own a business.

Why Brand Voice Matters and How to Form It

Simply Measured

A distinct and unwavering brand voice is one of the core attributes of a strong online brand presence–but it is also the most vulnerable. At Hard Rock International, we fiercely manage and protect our brand voice.

Three association practices that reflect your workplace culture

SocialFish

Did you miss these? Jamie’s Association Success posts in December focused on the visible parts of culture… The Link Between Office Design and Culture. Several years ago I saw a presentation from an association CEO who had recently redesigned their office space.

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.

15 Instagram Post Ideas to Cure Creative Block

Sprout Social

For those in charge of their company, brand or organization’s Instagram account, important decisions are made daily. One of the toughest tasks is delivering a full schedule of Instagram content to promote and share.

How To Optimize Your Facebook Ads Like A Pro

The Realtime Report

How To Optimize Your Facebook Ads Like A Pro. Facebook’s advertising network allows you to reach millions of potential customers very easily. The ad network is designed to be user friendly, allowing those with even no experience in using paid ads to reach the right type of audience.

10 Content Marketing Lessons I Learned From Seeing How Our Content Is Shared

Simply Measured

Do you know which blog posts or webpages are driving the most visits to your website right now? Probably. It’s not amateur hour. But did you know: Facebook sends 82% of social media traffic to longer stories and 84% of social traffic to shorter news articles. Pew Research Center, 2016).

Association Millennials In Their Own Words

SocialFish

Jamie Notter moderated a great panel with a group of smart Millennial association execs recently for Association Success.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

21 Top Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers

Socially Sorted

In this post, I share 21 Top Google Chrome Extensions that will help you get more done as a social media marketer. . You can start using them immediately to get more productive, save time and work smarter in your business. Many of them I use every day! .

A Statement from Our CEO

Meltwater

I am an immigrant. Since 2005, I have been proud to call the US my… Read More.

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How to Do Social with a Purpose (Every Day)

Simply Measured

If you work in marketing, you’ve undoubtedly participated in/endured at least one drawn-out planning session.

PR Insights from the 2017 Trust Barometer

Proactive Report

The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer has some interesting data for PR practitioners. Here the top 10 insights from the report. Trust in Authorities is Eroding Worldwide. Trust in business, government, NGOs and the media all declined this year. Trust in media is now at an all time low.

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 #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 005: How to Show the Love to Your Clients and Your Community

Katie Lance

It’s episode five of The #GetSocialSmart Show! This week’s episode is all about showing the love to your clients and your community not just during February but all different times of the year. What it really comes down to, is it’s all about being a good finder.

PR Tips: Seasoned, Just Starting, or ESL, 10 Blogs to Make You a Better Writer

Meltwater

As communications professionals, we manipulate words and wield the pen (okay, computer) as our weapon… Read More.

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It’s only ROI, but I like it: 3 ways to increase ROI from social media

Audiense

The internet is awash with methodologies and calculators for determining the return on investment in social media, right down to the ‘Value of a Like’, or VOAL, or the value of a tweet.

Do I Really Need a Social CRM for My Business?

agora pulse

Making customers front and center is the key to success for a lot of modern businesses from the smaller local favorites like Chocolate Johnny ‘ s to the large scale success of Zappos. But it’s hard to manually track thousands of conversations.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Five Content Themes to Embrace this Valentine’s Day

Ignite Social Media

Holidays can be a brand’s best friend on social media, if used correctly. While some holidays beg for a post, others should be skipped. Lucky for you, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and this is a golden opportunity to connect with your followers.

5 Ways to Battle Fake News and Maintain Brand Integrity

Meltwater

Fake news. The term has become almost overused this past year, as stories from less… Read More.

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Radio For Small Business, Interview with Lee Kantor & Stone Payton Business RadioX

Diva Marketing Blog

H ow to get the word out about your company and products is a one of the biggest challenges facing many small business owners. As we often discuss on Diva Marketing, the digital world provides a multitude of of opportunities from blogs to social networks to online advertising.

How to Spy on Your Twitter Competition

agora pulse

They say to always keep your friends close and your enemies closer, right? This is also true when it comes to monitoring your Twitter competition. Since you and your competitors are going after the same audience, following their moves can be highly beneficial to forming your own strategy.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

[INTERVIEW] How the University of Chester’s first-class social strategy gets them to the head of the class

Audiense

Trying to reach a target audience that changes annually, fierce competition from other institutions, and a student body of thousands whose tastes change frequently… these are just some of the constantly evolving challenges that university marketers face.

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5 Different Ways to Weave Earned Content Into Your Marketing Mix

Pixlee

When Burberry launched their “The Art of the Trench” site in 2009, allowing users to upload pictures of themselves wearing the company’s products (or just interact with them), they saw a 50% increase in ecommerce sales.

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Want to Build Strong Influencer Relationships? Focus On Ease and Value

Meltwater

Whether we’re shopping for a new pair of shoes, researching a flat-screen TV we’ve been… Read More.

Snapchat Marketing Strategy 101: Getting Started, Building a Community, and Generating ROI – Carlos Gil [SSM027]

Buffer Social

What started as a simple app to send disappearing videos to friends, Snapchat now attracts some of the biggest brands and influencers in the world. More than 300 million people use the app every month – generating an astounding 10 billion videos views per day!

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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