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Tips To Build Social Presence and Influence

The Realtime Report

Tips To Build Social Presence and Influence. This is the world of social media. Presence decides purpose and influence decides power. It pays to be in the power circle and here’s how you can do it. Choose your social media.

Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Convince & Convert

Live video is nothing new. In fact, live broadcasting has been around since the 1950s. However, while people are increasingly familiar with live video—particularly thanks to Facebook Live—there is still hesitation from companies in adopting this strategy to grow their business.

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How I Got 24 Times More Views on LinkedIn

agora pulse

If you don’t feel like reading this entire post, let me give you the conclusion right here: By repeating a LinkedIn post 5 times, I was able to get 24 times more views in total than the very first post had. That first post got 109 views while the next 4 got a total of 2,547 views.

Facebook Advertising 101: Why, When and How to Use Boosted Post Ads

Pam Moore

Would you like to achieve more ROI from your Facebook advertising and Facebook boosted posts? Do you see that cute little Facebook “boost post” button but don't really know how to optimize it? If you answer yes to this question then you have arrived at the right place.

3 Ways To Improve Productivity

The Realtime Report

3 Ways To Improve Productivity . We all want to boost our efficiency and enjoy a better work life balance, but it’s the time when we’re busiest that productivity proves the most elusive. We know that inefficiency in the workplace affects our customers, our employees and ultimately, our bottom line.

Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram?

Jenn's Trends

We all wanna do our best and put our best foot forward on social media. Instagram is no exception. And, being such a highly visual platform, creating the best content is key! But, how do you know what will perform best on Instagram? That’s what I’m here to help you with!

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Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? Are we close to Facebook “Reach Zero”? If you’re curious if this is all a big to-do-about-nothing or something to really get concerned about, let’s investigate. What on Earth is the Explore feed?

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Boost Your Business By Knowing What Resources Are Available

The Realtime Report

Boost Your Business By Knowing What Resources Are Available. Despite various economic downturns, statistics for new businesses have remained very consistent since 1995. About 80 percent of these enterprises fail in their first year.

6 Lessons I learned from Seth Godin at SmartHustle Conference

yMarketingMatters

Last week I attended Ramon Ray’s SmartHustle Small Business Conference in New York City. What a day! Ramon will wake up any room at 8 am! He is such an energizing speaker, with a great sense of humor, knowledge and experience. It’s contagious.

Are Social Media Monitoring Tools Really Expensive?

agora pulse

When you are building your social media management toolkit, you need to make some hard decisions. With so many tools out there, you’ve got to chose between the must-have and the wouldn’t it be nice kind. So what about social media monitoring tools?

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It Sucks When You Don’t Win

Waxing UnLyrical

So, not that long ago, I had a massive opportunity fall into my lap. It was big. Like REALLY big. Like the MUTHA of all proposals. I was so so SO excited about it, worked like a crazy person (with my biz partner) to pull it together. And though I say so myself, we did a crackerjack job.

Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin: Closed Beta

Jon Loomer

I’ve received countless questions during the past week about the nifty little Messenger widget that hovers on the right side of my website. That’s the Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin , and I am lucky enough to be part of the closed beta.

The Secret to Creating Personalized Content That’s Relevant Not Creepy

Meltwater

It’s no secret that marketers are finding ways to send personalized messages to subscribers. After… Read More.

Spreading Holiday Cheer With Thoughtfully Planned Content

Ignite Social Media

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means that before you know it, your timeline will be sprinkled with the spirit of the season! As social media marketing professionals, it is our job to create content that performs well and stands out among all the other festive, holiday-themed content.

I Read More Than 20 Instagram Studies so You Don’t Have to. Here’s What I Found.

Buffer Social

At Buffer, we’re big fans of using data and research to guide our social media strategy. So when it came to finding the best Instagram strategy, I turned to social media studies.

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Facebook Ads Dynamic Language Optimization

Jon Loomer

If your brand has an international audience, one challenge can be serving ads in the user’s primary language. That challenge is significantly reduced with the launch of Dynamic Language Optimization.

Latin American PR Trends: A Focus on Creating Value

Meltwater

In today’s media-saturated market, information overload is a real concern, especially if you're trying to… Read More.

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Your Twitter Followers May Be Damaging your Engagement and Reach

Razor Social

When was the last time you analyzed your Twitter followers? How many of them are fake? How many of them haven’t tweeted in the last year or have zero followers? How many of them don’t have a profile image, bio, or description? Any of the above is a red flag that the account may be fake.

Is It Too Soon to Plan Your 2018 Social Media Strategy?

Ignite Social Media

Let’s face it, we’re going to blink and it’s going to be 2018. In the social space, where things are (or appear to be) happening in the moment it’s still possible to plan and gauge where the trends are heading which simply means, it’s never too early to plan.

How Facebook Is Improving Communities To Bring Us All Closer Together

The Social Media Hat

Facebook has determined to develop "the social infrastructure for community -- for supporting us, for keeping us safe, for informing us, for civic engagement, and for inclusion of all." Here's how they're doing it

????????? Cyber Monday: Discovering the online consumers

Audiense

Having delved into the trends and insights of Black Friday last week it was only right to take a look at the finale of the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Cyber Monday. Last year was a record-breaking Cyber Monday for online sales reaching an astounding $3 billion, up 12% since 2015.

Cyber Monday Marketing Ideas: Increase your Online Sales with Social Media

Devumi

The weekend after Thanksgiving is huge for retailers. Traditionally, they only focused on Black Friday, but Cyber Monday is now an opportunity that no one should ignore. Here are some great ideas on how you can hype your Cyber Monday marketing on social media.

New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

It’s not news that people search social media for reviews on purchases, hotels, restaurants and such, or that they ask their friends for recommendations. According to the Nielsen Trust in Advertising report , 83% of consumers world-wide trust recommendations from friends and family.

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6 Noteworthy Reasons to Outsource Web Development

Social Media Marketing

Are you in a dilemma whether to outsource web development or get your in-house team (if you have one) to work on your website? Given the amount of appreciation and criticism you hear of this web development model your concerns aren’t unfounded.

What Your Social Media Policy Should Look Like

Oktopost

As social media becomes an integral piece of your B2B marketing strategy, having a formal social media policy is not a question, it’s a must. Not only does it prevent employees from misusing your channels, it also protects your brand reputation from being damaged. Controversial posts, employee leaks of sensitive information, and defamatory social media … Social Media Marketing Social Media Strategy

Microsoft and LinkedIn Resume Assistant Changes How you Job Hunt

Devumi

Having an impressive resume is the first step for any job seeker looking to attract recruiters. Microsoft and LinkedIn are giving you a hand in building that resume with the new LinkedIn Resume Assistant tool for Microsoft Word, and a host of other updates.

5 Free Hashtag Analytics Tools That Every Brand Needs

Pixlee

Hashtags are an integral part of finding and joining social conversations on a number of platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Solid Evidences Learning PHP IDE Is Good For Your Career Advancement with Codelobster

Social Media Marketing

IDE’s have been quite famous from past, it’s no longer coding and then running via CMD and such case, but now we have all in one software, which is known as IDE.

Enabling Sales for New Growth Opportunities

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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Is Facebook Engaging for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

A quick Google search can reveal various options for how to improve your social media posts. There are tons of opinions, articles and expert advice on which brands do it best and which don’t.

10 Tips for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos

Buzzlogix

Not that long ago, creating videos was a lot of work, and it was expensive to boot. You had to invest in an expensive video camera and the proper lighting to create a video people wanted to watch. That has changed, though.

Insights from The Equality Lounge at Dreamforce

Pixlee

In true Salesforce fashion, this year’s Dreamforce includes a strong focus on equality. In addition to keynotes specific to the topic, there an Equality Lounge, co-sponsored by the Female Quotient and Deloitte Digital , with multiple equality-centric panel discussions over the course of three days. Pixlee’s CEO, Kyle Wong, was invited to be a part of today’s inaugural panel, Creating an Equality Culture in STEM.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #385

Twist Image

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we’ve been wanting to figure out how to make it accessible to more people.

Community Discussion: How Do You Survey Your Readers?

ProBlogger

As the end of the year nears, you might be thinking about plans for your blogging in 2018. One thing that will help inform that is a reader survey. On both ProBlogger and Digital Photography school I do an annual survey, usually around November. As we plan our surveys, I thought I’d share some of the types of questions you can ask and give you a chance to share some of the survey techniques that have been successful for you too.

Creating an Equality Culture in STEM

Pixlee

It was a true privilege to take part in a panel discussion on equality during Day 1 of Dreamforce today. The annual pilgrimage of 170K+ people to San Francisco brings an intense focus to innovation in software, applications. and app-building, as well as to metrics such as conversions, lead volume, and campaign effectiveness. But it also brings something bigger – a focus on community and diversity, the likes of which I don’t think any other SaaS conference can replicate.

Can't Facebook Kill Twitter?

Twist Image

Twitter does one thing right that Facebook isn't doing. No, it's not the 140 characters ( or 280 characters now ). No, it's definitely not how Twitter handle trolls and harassment. It's the real-time and live events. It's the "now." Or, more specifically, search and the "now" and in real-time.