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10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Monika Jansen. There’s a lot of noise out there. You are drowning in emails, ads and brand messages – and so are your prospects and clients. The best way to stand out from the noisy crowd is by employing a few tricks of the content marketing trade.

Facebook API Changes Mean You Can No Longer Auto Post Tweets to Facebook

Social Media Today

You can no longer automatically post your tweets to Facebook, finally ending a major social media curse

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You’re Wasting Your Time on Social Media

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Francesco Montesanto. At some point today, a social media marketer is going to get fired. The reason? They were hired to create socially engaging posts designed to elevate brand reach, skyrocket shareability, and go viral.

8 Social Media Automation Features You Need to Start Using Right Now

agora pulse

Social media automation can be evil. I wrote about it here: Why Social Media Automation Will Eventually Kill Social Media (Unless We Do Something About It ). But it can also be a life saver. In the above blog post, I mostly got angry at the “set it and forget it” mentality some people promote.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Digital Marketing Versus Social Media: What’s the Difference?

Meltwater

Digital takes the cake in the modern marketing world and social media is an important slice. But, they’re not entirely the same thing.Digital marketing is a cool Generation X who… Read More >>>. Social Media

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Facebook for Small Business Owners – 5 Killer Tips

Jason Yormark

By now, most small business owners are well aware that using the social media can be crucial for getting your message out to the masses, and for engaging with your target audience to promote brand recognition and loyalty. Most are also probably aware of the fact that Facebook is the 800lb. gorilla when it comes to social media marketing, simply because it has more than 1.5 billion users who login on a daily basis.

Back to School with Snapchat

Ignite Social Media

With a new school year right around the corner, Snapchat has made it a little easier for brands to ace the start of a new school year with the release of a detailed set of tips on how to better use the app for Back to School marketing.

5 Film Festivals Using Social Media the Right Way

Meltwater

Film Festivals Using Social MediaWhile there is a breadth of marketing channels available for businesses and brands to promote events, social media remains one of the very best. Film festivals are… Read More >>>.

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Facebook has Removed a Cluster of Pages Found to be Sparking Political Divides

Social Media Today

Facebook has removed a cluster of Pages which were found to be part of a new political misinformation campaign

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.

Top 7 Social Media Management Tools of 2018

Socialmedia.biz

In today’s fast-paced, technologically advancing world, it’s a no-brainer that the social media sector is growing faster than the Internet itself.

How To Make A Poll On Instagram Stories (That Engages Us To Action)

Socially Sorted

Wondering how to make a Poll on Instagram Stories that engages us to action? There are many ways to use Polls on Instagram in Stories, and in this post I’m going to show you how to make a poll on Instagram that encouarges us to take action! Polls are a great way to increase. // Read More.

6 Old School Marketing Tactics That Still Work on Social Media

Buffer Social

It seems like everywhere we look there’s some new social media or marketing tactics being touted as the next big thing.

5 Social Media Automation Tools to Help You Manage Your Time More Efficiently

Social Media Today

Social media automation, used the right way, can save you time and amplify your results. Here are five social media automation tools worth exploring

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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.

Facebook for Small Business Owners – 5 Killer Tips

Jason Yormark

By now, most small business owners are well aware that using the social media can be crucial for getting your message out to the masses, and for engaging with your target audience to promote brand recognition and loyalty. Most are also probably aware of the fact that Facebook is the 800lb. gorilla when it comes to social media marketing, simply because it has more than 1.5 billion users who login on a daily basis.

Smart Alternatives to Payday Loans

The Realtime Report

Smart Alternatives to Payday Loans. The path of least resistance is usually a dead-end street. In no circumstance is this truer than that surrounding payday loans. While they might appear to be rather benign at first glance, they can add up to big money rather quickly.

How to utilize Ad Retargeting on Social Media

Socialmedia.biz

How often do you find existing or prospective customers coming to your platform, but then not really taking any affirmative action? You see them poking around your landing pages, looking at your products or services, and then moving on, without presenting you with a new conversion.

A Quick Guide to IGTV [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Thinking about starting your own IGTV channel? Check out this overview of Instagram's latest addition

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Facebook Paid Reach: Why Your Reporting May Miss the Complete Picture

Jon Loomer

I’ve written previously about reporting on reach using Facebook Insights, both at the Page Level and the Post Level. Now we’ll dive into reporting on Facebook Paid Reach using Facebook Ads Manager.

How to Create a Social Media Calendar (and What You Need in It)

Rebekah Radice

Do you scramble to find content to post on social media? Rush to share something because you feel the pressure to post? If you struggle to organize, plan, and post content to social media… there’s a better way!

How to Fund a Start-Up Business

The Realtime Report

How to Fund a Start-Up Business. Starting your own business means taking your destiny into your own hands. It doesn’t matter what kind of business you want to start or what industry it is in. There are a few steps every new business owner must take.

What Online Shoppers Want: 5 Steps to a Successful eCommerce Website [Infographic]

Social Media Today

This infographic looks at the rising expectations of the modern online consumer, and what you need to cater for on your site

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How To Find Every Facebook or Instagram Ad Comment On Every Ad Account

The Social Media Hat

Tired of missing ad comments, or having to click back and forth across multiple ads and ad accounts? Here's the solution

117 | The Lost Christmas Episode

Taylor Marek

Hey, turns out that this episode was recorded on December 28, 2017 and I lost it! Don’t worry, I found the audio file and it is back! Show Notes: We have a special guest on this episode and we go through our Top 5 Movies & Video Games of 2017. What are your picks? Let us know in the comments! Get In Touch With The Show! Message me on Facebook | Tweet me on Twitter | Send me an email. Outro Music Credit: Epic Song by BoxCat Games.

Free Ebook Generates Millions of Dollars in New Business

WebInKnow

Last week I posted about the value of free content vs putting a gate that requires an email address and other personal information to get the content. Many people commented about my strategy of totally free content on my post Really, Truly, Actually Free Content and on social media.

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15 Undeniable Benefits of Having a Website for Your Small Business [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Every business needs to have a website - here are some key benefits of having a dedicated brand presence on the web

Micro vs Macro Influencers: Who’s Right for Your Campaign?

Digimind

Influencer marketing has proven to be a valuable method for marketing a brand or product, with some of the key outcomes being: improving brand advocacy, increasing awareness, reaching new audiences, and improving sales conversion.

July Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

In June , we saw many added Facebook features, as well as a new shopping basket feature on Instagram. This month, we saw Snapchat providing marketers more data & new ad formats on LinkedIn and Facebook. Need help making sense of social media trends? Let us know! Snapchat Launches ‘Footprints’ to Show User Behavior. Over 90% of Snapchat users opt-in to share their location data, according to Snapchat. They get this data from snaps using geofilters and the location tag that is available.

UPDATE – How to connect your Facebook Group

Postcron

In order to connect a Facebook Group to your Postcron account, we’ll need to authenticate through your personal Facebook Profile that has “Admin” role on the Group you’re looking to connect. It is not possible to connect Groups that you are only a member of.

Facebook Announces New Digital Literacy Resources for Teachers and Businesses

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced a new set of digital literacy education tools to help better educate young people on online dangers, and provide more training to businesses