Sat.Mar 02, 2019 - Fri.Mar 08, 2019

Here’s Why Brands Are Taking Over Your Instagram Comments

Later

Have you spotted Instagram comments from huge brands or celebrities popping up in your feed as you scroll through the latest posts? . It used to be that brands wanted to receive Instagram comments from followers to grow their account.

5 Strategies for Success with Real Time Marketing

Oktopost

Staying relative has always been a challenge for marketers. As news cycles become shorter and shorter staying relative becomes harder and harder. Attention spans decrease and the public becomes desensitized to marketing messages. This means marketers need to to up their game.

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Has the sonic brand concept finally come of age?

Sherrilynne Starkie

News of the launch of Mastercard’s new sonic brand reminded me of my Strive PR days in the Isle of Man. We helped a technology company develop and launch a ‘sonic logo’. It was so long ago that my memory fails me in recalling the client.

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Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Rosemary McKee. Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile.

Social Media Automation 101

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

10 Ways to Translate Native Analytics Into Better Content

Social Media Today

Utilizing the analytics tools available to you is key to maximizing your social media marketing efforts

How to Best Target Your Video Custom Audiences With Facebook Ads

agora pulse

Showing ads to people who have already engaged with your business on Facebook will deliver better results than showing ads to complete strangers. By creating video custom audiences, you can target Facebook ads at your video viewers.

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When Is the Best Time to Post on Instagram?

Socialmedia.biz

With more than 800 million monthly active users, Instagram has been the home of the most popular, engaging and shareable visual content on the internet.

New Report Shows Facebook Usage Dropped for a Second Straight Year in the US

Social Media Today

The latest Edison Research 'Infinite Dial' report shows that Facebook usage is in decline, with 15 million fewer users than in 2017

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Should You Use Your Industry’s Most Popular Hashtags or Get Creative?

agora pulse

How do you use hashtags in your marketing right now? Do you see a measurable impact from them? Many social media managers and marketers often just find the most popular hashtags and use them—but don’t know whether that’s a good idea.

Facebook Improves Ad Transparency

Ignite Social Media

Facebook will soon allow users to see more information in the “Why Am I Seeing This Ad?” dropdown on any ad they are served. The update includes showing users whether they are part of a custom audience, and if so, who uploaded their data to Facebook to create the custom audience.

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.

Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Digital marketers are scrambling in 2019 to find their place above the noise. Getting lost in the crowded, noisy digital and social world of today is happening to even the most seasoned marketers if they don't accept the new reality.

Facebook Releases New Guide on Effective Digital Marketing Test Processes

Social Media Today

Facebook has published a new guide to effective testing of different marketing strategies

9 Ways to Use Stock Photos and Videos on Instagram

Later

Using stock photos on Instagram? Isn’t that the opposite of what you’re supposed to post on Instagram? While stock photography may have had a bad reputation not so long ago, the times have changed and using stock photos on Instagram has actually become a big trend!

Best Practices for Mobile-First Social Video

Ignite Social Media

People scroll through feeds the height of the Statue of Liberty and are bombarded with thousands of marketing messages a day. That’s a lot of content! With this much noise in the social space, marketers have almost no time to capture the attention of their audiences, so it’s important to meet people where they are in their busy feeds. One way to do that is with mobile-first video. What’s mobile-first video? It is classified as video created and edited with handheld devices in mind.

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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.

5 Pieces of Career Advice From the Most Inspirational Women in Marketing

Likeable

March 8th is International Women’s Day—a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women worldwide. The past few decades have seen tremendous growth in women’s representation and achievements in all fields.

Google is Simplifying its Ad Auction with a Single Bid Process

Social Media Today

Google is looking to simplify its ad bidding process by moving to a single, first price submission process

What to Consider Before Starting A New Business

The Realtime Report

What to Consider Before Starting A New Business. Getting into business and entrepreneurship is a huge call where only the strong survive. It is normally not meant for the light-hearted but strictly for the daredevils.

IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA ANNOUNCES FREE AUDIT FRIDAY SESSIONS FOR BRAND MARKETERS DURING MARCH

Ignite Social Media

RALEIGH, NC, March 5, 2019 — Ignite Social Media, the original social media agency®, announced that they will be offering FREE social media consulting sessions for brand marketers each Friday throughout the month of March.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Mike Allton's Quick Start Guide To Becoming A Brand Influencer

The Social Media Hat

Getting paid to represent brands and help our audiences satisfy their needs is what influencer marketing is all about. But how do you get started

Facebook Announces New Steps to Limit the Spread of Vaccine Misinformation

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced a new set of measures to limit the spread of anti-vax content on its network

3 Easy Steps to Finding Patterns in Your Big Data

Cortex

Data has become a priority for all types of businesses. Thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI), companies are now able to capture and analyze their customers on a daily basis. Customer data is a focus area and customer’s behavior can also be captured and analyze by companies.

What is Responsibility Fatigue?

Janet Fouts

In today’s busy world we can get caught up in the frenzy to do, do, do! Our responsibilities to family, friends, work, and community can be overwhelming. It seems there is no time for self-care, for personal growth.

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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.

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Retargeting Ad Campaigns

Buffer Social

Retargeting, also known as remarketing, is a powerful form of digital advertising in which audiences (potential customers) are targeted with specific ads based on their behavior online.

Twitter Adds New Insights into the Best Times to Post Video Content to Media Studio

Social Media Today

Twitter has added the first of a new set of analytics features to its Media Studio tool, which will show users when their audience is most active on the platform

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Looking to Bridge the Gap Between Marketing and Technology?

Razor Social

Marketing has become an increasingly technology-powered discipline and with the ever-increasing demands for technical knowledge, there’s often a knowledge gap between marketing and technology. We want to help bridge that gap.

The 5 Essential Skills Required for Building an Effective Website

WebInKnow

Over the past decade I’ve analyzed and advised on hundreds of Websites, many as part of the coaching services I offer to participants in the Tony Robbins Business Mastery events I speak at where I offer my New Marketing Mastery online learning program.

Top 7 Valentine’s Day 2019 Social Media Trends in North America

Digimind

Valentine’s Day is all about spreading the love, whether that be with a handwritten card or a social media shoutout.

51 Tips for Effective and Free Content Promotion

Social Media Today

Your content goes further faster when you increase its reach with smart content sharing tactics. This post presents a range of tips to increase your content's reach with free promotional tactics

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The complete guide to online social listening

Sprout Social

If you haven’t noticed by now, social listening is kind of a big deal for brands today. Because we’re capable of learning more than ever by tracking our customers’ social behavior. What products are people digging? What’s got your industry buzzing? Through social listening, you can answer these questions and so much more in an instant.

How Data Scientists Turned Against Statistics

Forbes Social Media

Our great leap into the world of data has come with a giant leap of faith that the core tenets of statistics no longer apply when one works with sufficiently large datasets. As Twitter demonstrates, this assumption could not be further from the truth

Top 7 Valentine’s Day 2019 Social Media Trends in North America

Digimind

Valentine’s Day is all about spreading the love, whether that be with a handwritten card or a social media shoutout.

Pinterest Adds More Ways for Businesses to Share and Promote their Products

Social Media Today

Pinterest continues to expand its eCommerce tools with new product catalogs and personalized shopping recommendations