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Instagram Saves Are The Hot New Engagement Metric — Here’s Why

Later

Instagram saves are having a moment right now — and for good reason! . With Instagram testing the removal of likes , the focus is now on post saves and comments if you want to measure how successful a post was. .

New Study Examines How Brand Engagement on Social Influences Purchase Behavior

Social Media Today

A new survey by The Manifest, explores how social media users from across the U.S. interact with brands on social media, and how these interactions influence their buying decisions

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6 best social media monitoring tools 

Unmetric

Did you know there are 3.5 billion active social media users and that the average person has 7.6 social media accounts? . I didn’t either. Imagine the volume of conversation taking place across multiple social media networks by billions of people daily!

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Max Yoder Shares His Steps For Building Community

Firebelly

Max Yoder, the CEO and co-founder of Lessonly – a software designed to drive team productivity – and the author of “Do Better Work,” has successfully built a community in Indianapolis through steps he uses in his everyday life, both in the workplace and outside of the office.

How to Turn Site Visitors into Paying Customers

Socialmedia.biz

As a business owner, you know that a website plays a crucial role in your success. If your operation is located in Miami, you’re up against a lot of competition and a website can help to set you apart from the crowd, improve your reach, and increase your visibility. .

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The Best Free Stock Image Websites - According Social Media Pros

Social Media Today

Visuals are important, but it can be hard to find stock images that are both good quality and low cost. These platforms will help

Cost 171

How to Manage Your LinkedIn Community Without Feeling Completely Overwhelmed

agora pulse

Whether you want to establish your brand (or your CEO!) as the next big thought leader or you just want to find the best applicants for an open position, LinkedIn is a must-have.

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Using SEO To Grow Traffic And Increase Enrollment In Your Massive Open Online Course Or MOOC

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean Using SEO To Grow Traffic And Increase Enrollment In Your Massive Open Online Course Or MOOC No doubt about it…the growth of the digital space has fueled growth in online education.

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35 Free and Easy SEO Tools that Actually Work (2019 Edition)

Social Media Today

Looking to improve your SEO process? These free and easy to use tools will help

SEO 171

Rate My Teacher (Is the class worth it?)

SocialFish

If you are about to take a new class, then it’s only reasonable for you to be curious about your new teacher, and whether they are good or not. Of course, everyone wants to take a class with an easy-going teacher, who is interesting, kind, and fair.

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How to Craft Responses: Reactive Engagement 101

Ignite Social Media

As a brand, reactive social engagement is one of the best ways to make an impression and develop a relationship with your audience. Reactive is an essential part of any community manager’s job and shouldn’t be overlooked or done too quickly.

Part 2 of Press Lounge Dialogue Tackles Media Measurement and Data Insights

Meltwater

Meltwater’s Ben Kessler moderated a second panel discussion at the Press Lounge in New York City in May, this time on media measurement and data insights. Discussion was focused on… Read More >>>. Enterprise

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Instagram Debunks Viral Hoax Regarding Rule Change in Relation to Photo Re-Use

Social Media Today

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has debunked the latest viral myth on the platform regarding a coming rule change

The Role of Traditional Media Tools in Trend Forecasting

Meltwater - PR

When speaking of forecasting, what we’re really talking about is predicting behavior. The ability to see into the future offers outsized rewards to those who are good at it. When… Read More >>>. Marketing PR & Comms Trendspotting

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How to Create Your Own Instagram Stories Filter (Using Spark AR Studio)

Later

Want to create Instagram Stories filters for your brand? Now you can with Spark AR Studio! . Previously, only approved creators could design and publish their Instagram Stories effects (or AR filters) to Instagram, making it an exclusive growth hack. .

How to Schedule IGTV Videos from Your Desktop in 9 Steps

Hootsuite

Wondering how to schedule IGTV videos from your desktop? You wouldn’t be the only one. If you know anything about creating video content for social media , you know that it takes a lot of effort, time, and money.

Facebook Will Hire Journalists to Curate its Coming Dedicated News Section

Social Media Today

Facebook has advertised open positions for a team of journalists which will oversee its coming dedicated news section

Safety and Profitability: Why They Must Coexist Within a Work Environment to Survive Each Other

The Realtime Report

Safety and Profitability: Why They Must Coexist Within a Work Environment to Survive Each Other. It isn’t uncommon for small business owners, in particular, to forego certain safety measures in favor of profitability.

The Best Time to Post on Facebook in 2019

Later

Finding your best time to post on Facebook is one of the best ways to boost your engagement, drive traffic, and gain new followers and customers. . Of course, e very Facebook Page has a unique audience, with followers located in different cities and time zones.

How to Use LinkedIn Live: The Complete Guide for Marketers

Hootsuite

Curious about LinkedIn Live? You’re not alone. Since launching native video in 2017, LinkedIn video has taken off.

What You Need to Know About Advertising on TikTok

Social Media Today

TikTok is the latest trending app of the moment, and it may provide a new way for marketers to reach younger audiences

6 Ways Experienced Professionals Can Reinvent Themselves

The Realtime Report

6 Ways Experienced Professionals Can Reinvent Themselves. They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. And they also say that a leopard can’t change its spots. While those things may be true for dogs, leopards, and other animals, human beings have the amazing capacity to change.

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Should You Run an Instagram Loop Giveaway? Here’s What You Need to Know

Later

Have you noticed a spike in Instagram loop giveaways recently? Instagram loop giveaways are contests that offer a big prize, but require you to follow an excessive amount of Instagram accounts in order to enter.

14 Beginner Tips for Growing Your Brand on YouTube

Hootsuite

YouTube is the second most-visited site on the web. It has almost 2 billion monthly users, watching videos in more than 80 languages. This growing audience makes mastering YouTube a must for any marketer. But how do you get started on this booming platform?

Facebook is Removing its Group Chats Feature to Limit Spammers

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that it will roll back its group chat option, which will impact communication across a range of Facebook groups

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Making Better Business Decisions

The Realtime Report

Making Better Business Decisions. Few moments are more stressful for entrepreneurs than having to make critical business decisions, especially when they are decisions which could potentially shape their organization’s future and finances.

More Time for Sharing Great Music: Iceland Music Case Study

agora pulse

Iceland Music is a non-profit organization creating business development for Icelandic musicians looking to export their music to other countries.

15 most engaging Back-to-School social media posts

Unmetric

Back-to-School is one of the biggest shopping events celebrated all over the world where brands bring their A-game to increase revenue in a short span of time.

LinkedIn Publishes New Guide on How to Make Best Use of LinkedIn Live

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has published a new guide to making best use of its live-streaming option, which is still only available to a limited group of users

How to Choose the Perfect Instagram Username

Later

Finding perfect Instagram usernames (that are still available) can be tough! . And as more people use Instagram to search for brands and products than ever before, it’s essential that your account is easy to find — and one to remember.

Sparkle and Shine: 7 Must-Have Tips for Starting a Cleaning Business

The Realtime Report

Sparkle and Shine: 7 Must-Have Tips for Starting a Cleaning Business. More than three million people work in the cleaning services industry in the United States.

5 Brands That Are Telling Stories With Episodic Video

Likeable

Capturing user attention for minutes (not seconds) at a time was once reserved for YouTube. Now, as platforms like Facebook and Instagram carve out spaces ( Watch and IGTV ) to take advantage of users’ increased attention spans, smart brands are getting in (including us ).

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Twitter Launches 6-Second Video Ad Bidding, Providing New Options for Video Marketers

Social Media Today

Twitter is launching a new 6-second video ad bidding option, providing increased capacity for marketers to utilize Twitter video

Video 170

5 Marketing Lessons from Daily Harvest’s Journey to Shipping One Million Smoothies

Buffer Social

Launched in 2015, Daily Harvest has become one of the fastest growing direct-to-consumer food brands in the world. In 2017, it raised over $43m — with investors like Gwyneth Paltrow and Serena Williams It shipped over one million smoothies in just one year after launching nationwide in the U.S.

Monetize Your Spare Time: 9 High Paying Part-Time Jobs

The Realtime Report

Monetize Your Spare Time: 9 High Paying Part-Time Jobs. Are you feeling like you need to find a new job? Maybe you are sick of working day and night and need to find something new. Maybe you want to add a part-time job to make a little extra money.

Ignite Social Media Named Top Social Media Marketing Agency

Ignite Social Media

We are proud to announce that Ignite Social Media was named a top social media marketing agency by Agency Spotter! Ignite made the Top 20 Social Media Marketing Agencies report this summer. Top Social Media Marketing Agency Criteria.

4 Questions to Keep in Mind When Planning Your Community-Building Strategy

Social Media Today

Building an engaged, active online community takes time and effort. Here are some key pointers to keep in mind