Sat.Feb 18, 2017 - Fri.Feb 24, 2017

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.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

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.

5 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit

agora pulse

Is it time for a Twitter audit? Probably so. While juggling other business demands, it’s easy to neglect your social media accounts. That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Find out what’s working well and what needs improvement. So don’t wait any longer.

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)?

Social Media Automation 101

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

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.

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How You Should Really Use A Social Media Calendar

agora pulse

If you’ve read ten “best practice” articles on social media management, at least half of them told you to use a social media calendar. Am I right?

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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Use Hashtags to Master PR Messages

Meltwater

You are likely familiar with what hashtags look like (e.g. Meltwater), but like most people… Read More.

How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness

SocialFish

It’s no secret that social media’s strength lies in the user data that it offers to marketers looking to better target their campaigns. . Sites like Facebook and LinkedIn are goldmines of user data!

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Buffer Social

Storytelling has always played a part in successful marketing. Stories enable us to build personality and create a connection with consumers. But can we actually tell a story on social media? Is it possible to narrate a story with social media posts that are supposed to be short and sweet?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Create Animated GIFs that Stand Out

Socially Sorted

Have you considered Animated GIFs as part of your visual content creation? Animated GIFs and short animated videos are easy to create and grab attention on the newsfeed of your favourite social media platform.

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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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.

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.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

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

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.

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.

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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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

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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

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.

Alt and Rogue Twitter Accounts are Unofficial But They Are Not Necessarily Fake

Ari Herzog

Shortly after Inauguration Day, the Trump Administration issued a gag order to federal agencies to cease online communications and other media outreach until transition teams were in place. The White House is creating national unrest on multiple fronts.