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5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Facebook Following

Social Media Today

With the almighty algorithm limiting Page reach, growing your Facebook following is harder than ever - here are some tips to help improve your performance

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5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe. Big business bureaucracy stifles B2C communication. Small businesses on the other hand, are like the local government, they’re closer to consumers.

Building A Strong Brand Relationship With Millennials

The Realtime Report

Building A Strong Brand Relationship With Millennials. Brand loyalty is something every small or large business is seeking. Having loyal customers that can deliberately serve as brand ambassadors for your business is essential, especially in the era of micro influencers.

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Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. Content featured on this account will be 100 per cent community-trends driven and is supposed to be as a real-time indicator of what’s new and cool.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Facebook Announces Two New Algorithm Updates Aimed at Improving On-Platform Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced two new updates to its News Feed algorithm designed to highlight content from close friends, and promote better quality content from Pages

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Five Reasons Your Business Benefits From Dropshipping

The Realtime Report

Five Reasons Your Business Benefits From Dropshipping. Dropshipping is one way to help grow your business and make a profit. Essentially, dropshipping lets you take advantage of the e-commerce marketplace without having to maintain stock.

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Why You Need a Crisis Communications Plan Before Crisis Strikes—and What to Include in It

Meltwater

“Always expect the unexpected” should be every communications professional’s mantra, yet more often than not companies appear blindsided by issues they should have seen coming (hint: using a crisis communications… Read More >>>.

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Instagram Separates New Likes on Posts, Adds Unfollower Stats for Creator Accounts

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing out a couple of new audience insights tools which, while small, could provide significant benefit

What to Do (and What Not to Do) in Social Listening

agora pulse

Even though 76% of marketers say they need a data-focused strategy to succeed online, only 24% of brands actually engage in social listening. The majority of marketers are not using one of the most powerful and cost-effective methods of engaging with their 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.

Demand Forecasting and How Will It Help Your Business

The Realtime Report

Demand Forecasting and How Will It Help Your Business. To put it simply, demand forecasting means quite literally what the two words convey; a forecast or prediction of the future demands of a business product/service.

Retail 115

Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders think a brand starts and ends with a logo, colors and design.

Brands 114

100+ Social Media Stats to Help You Choose the Right Platform for Your Business [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Which social platforms is your audience using? Check out this infographic

LinkedIn Reactions: Should Social Media Managers Care About Them?

agora pulse

For years, LinkedIn users have had only three options to choose from when engaging with content: liking, commenting, and sharing. But now recently, the possibilities increased in a big way as the platform announced its new LinkedIn reactions.

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.

A Guide To Payroll Basics For New Businesses

The Realtime Report

A Guide To Payroll Basics For New Businesses. Estimates suggest that at least 43% of businesses have at least one employee. If your business is about to bring on its first employee, you’ll need to learn about payroll.

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Influencer Marketing: 10 Top Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influencer marketing is expected to be a $6.5 billion dollar industry in 2019. This is up from $1.7 billion in 2016. Influence marketing is helping brands of all sizes big and small engage their dream customers, ignite communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships.

Instagram Looks Set to Ramp Up its Efforts Against Apps Selling Likes and Followers

Social Media Today

Instagram looks set to make another push to stop users purchasing followers and likes

[Analysis] Veganism - the health craze storming the UK

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Raven Wheatley-Hawkins, Digital Marketing Executive at Adroit Data & Insight. Connect with her on LinkedIn. According to recent reports veganism is on the rise.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Run Your Own Instagram Audit: 8 Steps to Building a Better Profile

Later

Whether you’ve been using Instagram for a few months or several years, it’s never a bad time to run an Instagram audit! .

Copy That: When to Use Short vs. Long Captions

Likeable

You’ve spent hours on photography, graphic design, or videography. You’ve painstakingly edited your visuals to match your brand’s tone and stand out in the feed. By the time you’re ready to post, it’s easy to wonder: “Does the caption really make a difference?”. Yes—and caption length matters too!

5 Easy-to-Use Tools to Create Compelling Images for Your Blog Posts

Social Media Today

In order to stand out in increasingly busy social feeds, you need effective visuals. These tools will help improve your image assets

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Content Strategy: When Less is More

Pixlee

High-quality content goes a lot further than large quantities of content in your content strategy. Chances are that you have clicked onto a site and immediately left because the content was marred by spelling mistakes, factual inconsistencies, or an awkward tone.

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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.

5 Things No One Tells You When You Become An Entrepreneur

Forbes Social Media

Anyone who has started a business can attest to the fact that there are a lot of things they do daily that have nothing to do with their core competency. Here are a few things that no one told me when I became an entrepreneur

Why Brands are Turning to Spotify as the Next Big Social Platform

Buffer Social

There are so many social networks to choose from today : Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Maybe YouTube? Maybe Reddit? We’d love to let you in on a secret one that’s flying under the radar. Spotify!

LinkedIn Publishes New Guide on What to Post on the Platform [Infographic]

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has launched a new guide which aims to answer the most commonly asked questions about publishing on LinkedIn

Social Media Influencers: How to Find, Evaluate and Work with Social Media Influencers

Razor Social

If you are building out an influencer program, or already have one in place, and you are working (or intend to) work with social media influencers, you need to read this guide. There’s a very good reason why Google trends shows massive growth in search traffic for influencer marketing.

Why Meteorologists Worry 5G Networks Could Degrade Weather Forecasts

Forbes Social Media

Why the emergence of 5G could set us back years in weather forecast accuracy and warning the public

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60+ June Social Media Ideas – Videos, GIFs and More

Socially Sorted

Need some creative June social media ideas? Look no further. This post is jam-packed with Social Media Holidays for the month of June. We’ve got social media ideas, video ideas, GIFs and more for you! BY DONNA MORITZ | PUBLISHED 15 MAY, 2019 Posts on this blog may. // Read More. The post 60+ June Social Media Ideas – Videos, GIFs and More appeared first on Socially Sorted. Social Media Strategy Social Video Content Calendar GIFs social media

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The Why and How of Using Motion Graphics for Social Media Marketing

Social Media Today

Motion graphics, another form of visual marketing, are a proven way of increasing engagement, improving your SEO and supporting your other forms of content

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Tips for measuring marketing impact to prove ROI

Social Media Marketing

Nowadays, data is almost everywhere. It is found from ordinary site visitors to the most peculiar netizens. Management sometimes mixed up their plans and leads to confusion as to how overwhelming marketing analytics affects the Return on Investment (ROI). Planning for short-term or long-term goals is just the first step when it comes to improving your profits and the proper distribution of resources. Executing a trial and error method sometimes does not merit a single attempt.

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