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Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates

Pam Moore

Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)?

Should You Hide Comments on Your Facebook Page?

agora pulse

We’ve all had it happen: a negative comment on Facebook Page post that glares at you from the screen. Our first instinct (or at least mine) is to hide it or somehow bury it so that it won’t hurt the post or my business, especially in the age where social media reputation weighs so heavily.

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Instagram Marketing: 20 Excellent Examples and Ideas from Top Brands

Meltwater

With 600 million users, Instagram’s growth is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.… … Read More.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Fortunately, content marketers don’t have to do it all themselves.

Social Media Automation 101

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

6 Ways to Add the Facebook Pixel to Your Website

Jon Loomer

You hopefully know by now that the Facebook pixel is important — it’s really freaking important. It’s the Facebook pixel that allows you to create powerful audiences for ad targeting , run dynamic ads , track conversions, and optimize for conversions.

Update on Social Media ‘Buy Buttons’

Ignite Social Media

It has been awhile since we have heard much about ‘buy buttons’, even though almost all of the social channels have their own version. Buy buttons started coming on to the scene in 2014 in response to marketers trying to better tie social media interactions to purchases.

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Why Business Is About to Boom for Social Media Agencies

Convince & Convert

For years, social media was primarily a text-based circumstance, and social media directors were often people with a background in writing.

New Report Links Social Media Engagement to Consumer Spending

Devumi

Now that many businesses have made the transition to social media to interact with their audience in a more personal way, a new study has come up which proves how engagement in social media affects consumer spending.

Snapchat, will it decrease in 2017? Has Instagram won over Snapchat?

Ignite Social Media

The battle lines were drawn last August between Instagram and Snapchat the day Instagram Stories was released. Eerily similar to Snapchat, when Stories first arrived on the scene, a lot of us laughed. We laughed because we all saw it for what it was: a blatant copy of Snapchat’s efforts.

Why is Reputation Important?

Meltwater

You may have heard it as a child, or had it fall on deaf ears… Read More. Blog Brand Marketing Reputation Management

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.

Proven Instagram Stories Strategies from the Experts at Bustle – Hannah Caldwell [SSM030]

Buffer Social

Instagram Stories is quickly becoming one of the go-to marketing channels for some of the world’s top brands. Take Bustle , for example, with more than 1.4

[VIDEO] Minute Masterclass: What industry developments should marketers pay attention to?

Audiense

Welcome to the latest Audiense ‘Minute Masterclass’: the second in a series of videos that’s shorter than the patience of a Come Dine With Me contestant on their last night of a particularly arduous week.

Business Travelers Increasingly Vulnerable To Data Theft

The Realtime Report

Business Travelers Increasingly Vulnerable To Data Theft. As reports of corporate information theft continue to rise and cybercrime is predicted to cost businesses between $2.1 trillion in 2019 to $6 trillion by 2021, one area of particular concern is information security while traveling on business.

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How To Protect Your Social Brand In 2017

Meltwater

Social media is increasingly how we receive news and communicate with each other. In this… Read More.

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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 BEST Way to Post to Facebook Without Using Facebook

The Social Media Hat

Yes, there IS a BEST way to share posts to Facebook, and you do not have to be on your Facebook Page to do it. Here's how

On time management and your investment in social media

Janet Fouts

Some tips to take a mindful approach to how you are using social media, saving time, sanity and raising your productivity level. mindful social Social Media time

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Social Media for Nonprofits: Boost your Followers and Donations

Devumi

For nonprofit organizations, finding new ways to spread and get support for their causes have always been an important endeavor. The birth of social media in the early 2000s has given them a new avenue for that purpose. Using social media for nonprofits can be a challenge to use effectively.

4 Ways Brands Should Use Native Advertising In 2017

Meltwater

With customers and online users opting for ad-blocking whenever they can, native advertising takes on… Read More.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Integrating Verification Tools Into Online Business

The Realtime Report

Integrating Verification Tools Into Online Business. If a business isn’t operating online today, then it’s likely reaching a very niche market and missing out on attracting a large customer base.

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Organic Reach Shows Signs of Life | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Although we all thought Facebook organic reach to be near dead, we’re starting to see the first signs of improvement in years.

Social Media Tips From HUG17

Jenn's Trends

For as much as I love speaking at social media conferences, I love attending them just as much. The opportunity to be surrounded by other marketers with fresh, different experiences, is like sending a kid to Disneyland… although I do love me some Disneyland too

How to Create Ridiculously Compelling Content in 5 Easy Steps

Meltwater

Have you ever wondered what makes for a great blog? What’s the secret? What makes… Read More.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

[VIDEO] Minute Masterclass: What should you look for when buying a marketing tool?

Audiense

Welcome to the latest Audiense ‘Minute Masterclass’: the third in a series of videos that stick around about as long as a date would if they ever saw our old MySpace profiles. (I I could’ve sworn that hair looked GREAT at the time.).

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Entrepreneurs: On Theft, Piracy and Buying from Thieves and Pirates

Jon Loomer

[NOTE: This post continues a series 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.]. The first time it happened was around four years ago. I launched a new training course about Power Editor. I was feeling good about myself because it was doing better than I had expected. My first product. Then an email arrived… I don’t recall exactly what it said.

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How to Set up a Twitter Account, and Start Tweeting!

Devumi

Ever since its launch in 2006, Twitter has become an important marketing platform for companies as well as their brands. Today, businesses that haven’t already done so are advised to get onboard and start tweeting as early as they can.

Sidekick 3/12-3/18: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Meltwater

Et tu, Sidekick? Don't worry, we won't betray you (or Rome)—Sidekick is coming hot with… Read More.

A guide on best times to post on social media

Social Selling Masters

Using social media as a professional may seem like a daunting task. How much do you post, what should you be posting…the list goes on and on.

6 Free SEO Tools Social Media Marketers Can Use Too

Sprout Social

Every marketer has their favorite set of tools that help make their job easier. When you’re looking for new tools, you probably stick to ones made specifically for your industry. For instance, email marketers might use autoresponders or coding tools.

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The Future of Twitter

The Proactive Report

The one thing you can rely on in Social Media is that there will be change. Each year new networks pop up and some go away. The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years.

7 Ways to Improve the Online Shopping Experience

Pixlee

Retail is a $5 trillion industry in North America alone and a force that has only continued to show exceptional growth over the years with the advent of online shopping.

How Videos Can Transform Your Content Marketing Strategy

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Nathalie Cohen-Sheffer. From do-it-yourself tutorials to adorable animal clips, videos are a big part of our life – and business owners as well as bloggers are taking notice.

How to Write a Successful Social Media Proposal: Free Template Included

Sprout Social

For freelancers and agencies who provide social media services, having a proposal ready for your client should be an essential part of your workflow. We’ll walk through the important components of a social media proposal, aided by tips from people who write proposals on a daily basis.