Sat.Jun 17, 2017 - Fri.Jun 23, 2017

Why I’m Grateful to My Grandma on Father’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

This is a pic of my dad & me when I was just a young ‘un, circa She’s Still Sucking Her Thumb: I’m the eldest in my family, born when my dad was just 23. That boggles my mind. Most people aren’t even “adulting” at 23, but my dad was … well, a dad!

7 TweetDeck Alternatives You Should Start Thinking About

agora pulse

There is some very real talk about Twitter offering a paid subscription to power users which would be contained within TweetDeck. Its mobile app is already gone and there’s a very real possibility that the desktop version of TweetDeck could be removed or upgraded to paid only.

How Social Media Can Extinguish (or Ignite) Your PR Crisis

Meltwater

Whether your company is killing it on social or getting by with a minimal presence,… Read More.

What Kind of Decisions Would You Make if Your Future Didn’t Depend on it?

Direct Marketing Observations

What if you had no filter? What if there were no repercussions for your actions both offline and online? What kind of world would that be? That would be 2017, where streaming your crimes, your transgressions or other people’s flaws, misdeeds, and imperfections on your phone seem to be the norm.

Social Media Automation 101

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

#measurePR Recap (May 2017): From Cadillacs to Shoestrings

Waxing UnLyrical

In May, we saw a fab team from Mississippi State University Extension Service take their seats at the #measurePR “table.” ” You see, my friend Elizabeth Gregory North had been telling me of how they’ve been doing a lot of research with both small and large budgets recently.

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7 Ways to Get out from Under the Instagram Shadowban

Meltwater

More and more companies are noticing a drop in Instagram engagement, despite the fact that… Read More.

How Do I Share A Facebook Post To Twitter?

SocMed Sean

Well, I kinda figured this was going to happen. Last week, I responded to an email asking me how I post my tweets or tweets I liked to my Facebook page. It took off over the weekend, garnering a ton of tweets and retweets.

Up Your Customer Retention Rate With Social Media: Keep your Customers Longer!

Devumi

Social media has already proven to be a great tool for attracting new customers to your brand. But how about keeping them? As it turns out, social media is also effective for customer retention.

3 Facebook Search Tips You Might Not Know About

agora pulse

Can Facebook search really help you reach your social media marketing goals? Unlike Twitter , Facebook doesn’t have a separate advanced search function. All we’ve got is the “Search Facebook” bar in the top left hand corner. It wasn’t always like this.

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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.

Boomer Bootcamp!

SocialFish

Message for SocialFish readers from my friend Shira Harrington – please share if you know anyone who might be interested!

Infographic: U.S. Open Highlights by the Numbers

Meltwater

USGA’s U.S. Open 2017 brought us some memorable golf moments this past week. Open… Read More.

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5 Steps to More Creative and Effective Social Media Campaigns

Convince & Convert

Are you experiencing a creative drought? Or are you bursting with creative ideas for your social media campaigns, but stumped about ways to validate these ideas?

Facebook Group Updates: Insights, Scheduled Posts and More

Jon Loomer

Facebook is rolling out new features for Group admins that will aid in the management of members and content. As I type this, I don’t yet have most of these features. TechCrunch wrote a terrific recap of these updates , and the images below come from that article.

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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.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

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. .

Learn How to Grow Your Business with Micro-Influencer Marketing in this Free Mini-Course

Pam Moore

Do you know the difference between a micro-influencer and an influencer as it relates to business marketing strategies? Did you know that 86% of brands use influencer marketing as a form of content marketing?

How to Turn Video Content into Conversions

Convince & Convert

The first electronic television was introduced to the world 90 years ago. Right off the bat, everyone knew it was love at first sight. Fast forward to the present day, and video content is projected to account for more than 80 percent of the world’s internet traffic.

The Complete Guide to Facebook Mentions and Tags for People and Pages

The Social Media Hat

Whether you're a long-time Facebook user or just getting started, understanding the differences between mentions and tagging can be a bit tricky. Here's everything you need to know

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

5 Easy Ways to Organically Increase Your App Downloads and Lift Rankings

SocMed Sean

This week we welcome guest blogger Robert Everett. Robert is a content and marketing specialist at one of the leading essay writing companies.

New Facebook Group Tools, Mission Statement, Catfishing Defences

Devumi

Facebook has just announced a range of new tools and features that will improve the Group functionality, along with a brand new mission statement for Facebook Inc. The introduction of the new tools provides Group Admins ways to assess their group strategy to increase engagement.

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How to Turn Video Content into Conversions

Convince & Convert

The first electronic television was introduced to the world 90 years ago. Right off the bat, everyone knew it was love at first sight. Fast forward to the present day, and video content is projected to account for more than 80 percent of the world’s internet traffic.

Tips to Improve YouTube Marketing Strategy

Social Media Marketing

There are a lot of tips to improve Youtube Marketing strategy but getting started with YouTube marketing can be difficult if you don't know where to start. Many brands are missing out on the marketing benefits YouTube has to offer.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Focus on Strategic Content, Relationships and Technology, Not Social Media

Razor Social

Quite often I give presentations to groups of entrepreneurs who think that social media is all about building up followers and fans. You hire a social media intern to share some updates, you get some fans and followers, and that somehow generates business for you. It doesn’t work that way.

How to Market Your Business on Social Media [New Course]

Rebekah Radice

Social media isn’t as simple as it seems. Oh sure, from the surface, it looks like play time… post to Facebook, add a pretty picture to Instagram, tweet a blog post. But under that surface is a bubbling caldron of confusion. It’s enough to drive many people running away screaming.

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25 Days, 25 Expert Social Media Growth Strategies [New Email Course for Marketers]

Buffer Social

What’s working for you social media these days? One of our goals at Buffer is to always be iterating and experimenting with what we do on social media and in marketing.

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Creating The LinkedIn Content That Will Draw Readers

Devumi

If you are looking to attract more connections on LinkedIn, simply having a perfect profile won’t be enough. To really draw the interest of new connections, you will need to share engaging content. Read on to find out how you can develop LinkedIn content that serves this purpose.

Avoid These Mobile Marketing Mistakes At All Costs

The Realtime Report

Avoid These Mobile Marketing Mistakes At All Costs. It’s been said that if you build it, they will come. But that simply isn’t true, and never was. That’s why companies of all sizes hire sales people, and pay large commissions for sales.

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Why I love Agorapulse for Social Media Management

Socially Sorted

There are many social media management tools, but one stands out amongst the crowd more and more each year – Agorapulse. . I have used Agorapulse for Social Media Management for a few years now, and I love it.

Social Sidekick July 2017: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Meltwater

Oh say can you Tweet! The 4th of July, the return of Game of Thrones,… Read More.

Reputation Management: Working with Testimonials and Reviews

Kikolani

You hear the term, “ Reputation Management ” and what comes to mind? It is one of those things that often conjures up a response of “I have it covered” or “I’ll get it covered someday.”. Maybe you do have it covered, and if so, that is great!