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Instagram Launches New Crackdown on Fake Followers Gained via Third Party Apps

Social Media Today

Instagram has announced a new crackdown on users who purchase followers and likes via third-party apps

5 Must-Have Metrics on Your Social Media Scorecard for 2019

Ignite Social Media

2019 Social Media Metrics. Time flies and, believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about planning for next year. Every good strategy requires a good measurement plan.

FACE: 4 Traits To Look For When Hiring Your Social Media Community Manager

SocMed Sean

Having worked in online community management for the last 15 years, I have had the privilege of putting together some amazing teams.

The New Measurement: Shifting from Traditional PR to Growth PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Dan Beltramo.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Instagram Flags Coming Profile Changes, for Both Regular and Business Users

Social Media Today

Instagram has announced that it's testing a range of new profile formats and options, both for regular users and businesses

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Cross-publishing Tips to Make Your Content Creation Process Easier

agora pulse

When you are creating content for multiple platforms, your content creation process can seem overwhelming. Though there are best practices that apply across all of social media, each platform is unique.

How to Keep Your Brand’s Social Account Secure

Ignite Social Media

Last month, you may have been signed out of your personal Facebook account due to a recent privacy breach. While almost 50 million people were affected, according to Facebook there was no indication that business accounts were affected.

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Google Launches New Social Post Options to Promote Business Reviews and Offers

Social Media Today

Google has released a new set of templates to help businesses showcase customer reviews and promotions on social

Government Social Media Accounts: 3 Agencies that Inspire on Social

Meltwater

Arguably one of the most useful aspects of social media is its ability to deliver relevant content to a significantly large group of people instantaneously. Whether it's delivering crucial information during… Read More >>>. Marketing Social Media Trendspotting

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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.

How to Use Tailwind App for better Pinterest Marketing Results [Review]

Socially Sorted

If you haven’t tried Tailwind App to get better Pinterest Marketing results then read this review. In this post we share why Tailwind for Pinterest helps you get more Pinterest reach, shares and Pinterest traffic. It’s the Ultimate Tailwind App Review. BY DONNA. // Read More.

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24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

Buffer Social

Here at Buffer, we think a lot about visual content. We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. We’ve explored tools that help anyone create visual content.

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Ways to Track Influencer Marketing ROI [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ever wondered what the ROI of influencer marketing is? How much do brands invest and get in return? This infographic provides some insight

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Common Business Hazards And How To Fix Them

Socialmedia.biz

Electrical hazards are dangerous to you and your property. Knowing common electric hazards and how to fix them will keep everything safe and sound. Not Using Extension Cords Properly. An extension cord can make life easier. However, not using one properly can cause problems.

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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.

How To Publish Instagram Stories From Desktop

The Social Media Hat

Ever wish you could send a great graphic to Instagram from your desktop for your story? Perhaps a series of graphics? Here's how

For Thanksgiving this year, play #PopcornGratitude!

Janet Fouts

We have a new idea at our Thanksgiving this year, and we call it “popcorn gratitude”. Before dinner starts, take a few moments and gather the family together. Then start a lightning round of gratitude. Not just for love, or family and friends, good food and fun.

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Dashboards Tracking Time Spent in App

Social Media Today

After rolling out similar on Instagram, Facebook is now launching its new 'time spent' dashboard within its main app

How a Branded Hashtag Campaign Helped Tommy’s Superfoods to Reach More Than One Million People

Buffer Social

When Tommy Williams was growing up in Austin Texas, he probably didn’t think his love for cooking and local farmers markets would lead to starting a nationally-recognized food brand. But that’s exactly what happened. Williams began to embrace his entrepreneurial spirit after college.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Grow Your Business with Later’s New Instagram Analytics

Later

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our new and improved Instagram Analytics! Increase engagement, get more views on stories, track your follower growth, drive traffic and more with our updated Instagram Analytics.

The 3 PR Dashboards Your Comms Strategy Needs

Meltwater

Confession: While media monitoring software was evolving into media intelligence over the last decade, I didn’t as a user. My media monitoring routine remained fairly static since the early aughts:… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Planning & Strategy Reporting & Analytics

6 Social Media Marketing Automation Tools (and How to Use Them Properly)

Social Media Today

Automation tools can help optimize and maximize your performance. Here are six examples of great social media marketing automation tools to consider

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Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

NOTE : I originally published this post back in 2010 and the response was amazing! I recently took some time to update it and thought I would republish it with updated info and questions. I hope you enjoy it! –Sean. There are 2 types of cat people in this world.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Audiense and Pulsar integrate: Conversation Insights + Audience Segmentation in 1 click!

Audiense

I am proud to announce a seamless 2-way integration bringing you the best in class insights-to-activation solution. New Features Audiense News

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Instagram Study: We analyzed 9 million posts and that's what we've learned

Quintly

Instagram has over 1 billion users worldwide. This is not only a huge amount of registered users but also a lot of many different use cases.

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Facebook Releases New Report on Customer Friction Points, and How to Resolve Them

Social Media Today

Facebook has released a new report on common customer pain points in the purchase process, and how brands can address such issues and streamline the process

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How to Find Video Content Ideas When You’re Stuck

Socially Sorted

Do you find yourself stuck for video content ideas at times? In this post we break down how to find engaging video content ideas when you can’t think of anything to post. You’ll never run out of ideas for video again! We all know that video marketing is on the rise. // Read More. The post How to Find Video Content Ideas When You’re Stuck appeared first on Socially Sorted. Facebook Instagram Social Video Visual Content video

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2019 Influencer Marketing Trends for Brands

Pixlee

Influencer marketing has proven to be one of the most effective forms of connecting with a community. In 2019, this strategy will still use many of the techniques and approaches that were popular in 2018. But there are key trends that brands should be aware of if they want to expand success in their influencer marketing strategy in 2019. Here are the most important trends we’re expecting to see in 2019. . Trend #1. Instagram Will Remain a Key Influencer Marketing Channel.

Employee Advocacy for Financial Services: Webinar Takeaways, Part 1

Oktopost

It’s no secret that many financial services have embraced employee advocacy, citing the 2008 crisis as a turning point in the relationship between financial services and their customers. To see how the financial services industry can make the most of advocacy, I co-hosted a webinar with finance marketing expert Andrew Davies, Director of Digital Marketing […]. Employee Advocacy Facebook Social Listening Thought Leadership

19 Tips to Help Leverage Organic and Paid Social Media Throughout the Customer Journey

Social Media Today

Social media marketing can help at every stage of the purchase funnel - here are some tips on how to utilize social within each phase

Facebook Admits It Asked Opposition Firm Definers To Investigate George Soros

Forbes Social Media

Facebook said Wednesday evening it had asked Definers Public Affairs to look into George Soros' funding activities after the billionaire philanthropist called the social network a "menace to society" in early 2018 and Facebook called for a deeper investigation of its critics