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What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

What should be your social media marketing budget? This is a common question. In the not-too-distant past, marketers used three per cent of turnover as the marketing budget ‘rule of thumb’. But things are not that simple anymore.

Five Ways to Boost Your Brand Value Using Social Amplification

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Shane Barker. Building a brand is more important than ever. It helps you create mindshare with buyers and establish what they can expect from you. Your brand is what differentiates you from your competitors. Image credit: Rebeca Calavera on Unsplash.

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Don’t Miss Out on These Big Opportunities to Grow Your Business via YouTube

agora pulse

Do your social media marketing plans lack a strategy for YouTube? If so, then you’re seriously missing out on some amazing business-growth opportunities. But these tips can help you get started.

Facebook Outlines Evolving Privacy Tools on Data Privacy Day

Social Media Today

Facebook has outlined its evolving data privacy tools on Data Privacy Day, including its off-platform activity listing and improved log-in alerts

Social Media Automation 101

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

6 Tips For Small Business Owners

The Realtime Report

6 Tips For Small Business Owners. Starting your own business can be both exciting and terrifying, but it’s this mix of emotions that lets you know you are doing something worthwhile.

What Is a Social Media Hub and Why Would You Use One?

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Anne Griffin. Are you familiar with the concept of a social media hub?

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LinkedIn Reaches 675 Million Members, Continues to See 'Record Levels of Engagement'

Social Media Today

According to the latest quarterly update from Microsoft, LinkedIn engagement continued to rise in 2019

Understanding the Differences Between Traditional and Digital Marketing

The Realtime Report

Understanding the Differences Between Traditional and Digital Marketing. Before the internet grew to the powerful tool it is today, companies used traditional forms of advertising. This included TV, radio, billboards, flyers, direct mail, magazines, newspapers, and promotional events.

Dark Social Is NOT the Dark Web and Other Facts You Need to Know About It

agora pulse

You’ve heard the words “dark social” bandied about … but what does it really mean? Is it as mysterious as it sounds? Actually, you’ve probably been making the shift to this form of social media marketing already.

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What You Need to Know About Threads: The Latest Camera-First Messaging App

Ignite Social Media

Like many things on social, the number of ways users can connect with their friends continues to grow. Towards the end of last year Facebook launched Threads from Instagram.

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.

Pinterest Announces New Policy to Remove Misinformation About the Upcoming Census

Social Media Today

Pinterest has announced a new policy which will see it remove misleading content related to civic participation, with a focus on misinformation around the upcoming US census

4 Steps to Write the Perfect Business Thank You Note

The Realtime Report

4 Steps to Write the Perfect Business Thank You Note. When was the last time you received a handwritten thank you note? It might have been yesterday or ages ago, but it has become less common, yet never less special.

You are NOT the Main Character of Your Brand Story, Your Customer Is

Pam Moore

The heart of your company needs to be shared. Your audiences and customers need to feel the heartbeat of your brand in every touch. It takes 6-7 brand touches for someone to remember a brand. Every touch matters.

How the Facebook Algorithm Works in 2020 and How to Make it Work for You


Congratulations to everyone on reaching a new decade, which means, of course, another set of updates to the Facebook algorithm. As of late 2019, average reach for Facebook posts was down by 2.2%, meaning that brands could reasonably expect their posts to be seen by about 5.5%

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 Launches Previews of Upcoming Super Bowl Ad

Social Media Today

Facebook has released a new set of previews for its upcoming Super Bowl ad, its first major campaign tied to the Super Bowl

The US is Facing Massive Social Worker Shortages – What Can be Done About it?

The Realtime Report

The US is Facing Massive Social Worker Shortages – What Can be Done About it? While you can find social workers in hospitals and public clinics around the country, there is a serious gap between supply and demand, and things are only going to get worse.

Zero Party Data: What It Is and Why You Need It


Watch what you say around marketers—there are some new four letter words out there that are known to immediately raise the temperature in the room when people start dropping them. We’re talking about GDPR, CCPA , and the rest of the data compliance regulation acronyms.

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There Are More Social Media Users Today Than There Were People in 1971


There are 3.8 billion people using social media today—more people than there were on the entire planet in 1971. In 2020, 3.8 billion is nearly half the world’s population.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Analysis Reveals Key Facebook Ad Strategies of Trump Campaign

Social Media Today

A new report has revealed the tactics and processes utilized by the Trump campaign in its massive Facebook ads push

How to Retain Your Workers: Employee Retention Ideas That Will Keep Your Staff Happy

The Realtime Report

How to Retain Your Workers: Employee Retention Ideas That Will Keep Your Staff Happy. Losing employees is costly. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) studied costs. Hiring new employees can cost from 90-200% of their annual salary.

How to put together a top-tier SaaS marketing strategy

Sprout Social

The SaaS (software-as-a-service) space is anything but static. Sounds like an understatement, right? In fact, recent data from Blissfully notes that the average business should expect almost half of their software stacks to change within the next two years. Translation?

What Gen Z is Watching Online


Media headlines and marketing campaigns have given the millennial generation (born between 1981 and 1996) attention for years—but recently there has also been increased focus on the next youngest generation, Generation Z, which is made up of anyone born starting in 1997.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Facebook Provides New Resources to Help Gaming Creators Manage their Communities

Social Media Today

Facebook has developed a new toolkit to help gamers maintain civil, respectful engagement within their on-platform communities

Airbnb Caught Price Gouging Super Bowl Attendees in Miami

The Realtime Report

Airbnb Caught Price Gouging Super Bowl Attendees in Miami. AirbnbWATCH, an affordable housing advocate and consumer watchdog group, released a report showing significant price gouging of football fans traveling to Miami, Florida for Super Bowl LIV.

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5 copywriting hacks to use in Instagram posts for better engagement


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Social Media And E-Commerce Hurting Paper Greeting Card Sales, Critics Say

Forbes Social Media

“It's death by a thousand emojis

Facebook Climbs to 2.5 Billion Monthly Active Users, But Rising Costs Impede Income Growth

Social Media Today

Facebook has posted its Q4 2019 numbers, showing increases in users and revenue, though costs are also stacking up

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Career Opportunities in Aviation. How to Fly an Aircraft: 5 Tips for First-Time Pilots

The Realtime Report

Career Opportunities in Aviation. How to Fly an Aircraft: 5 Tips for First-Time Pilots. With hundreds of thousands of pilots in the U.S., why not try your hand at flying? Learning how to fly an aircraft allows you to have the ultimate freedom of being able to fly yourself. Learning Controls.

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Instagram Sharing for Advocates


Today is the day: we’ve added Instagram to the Oktopost employee advocacy platform. Now your employees can share company content to their personal Instagram accounts, amplifying your brand’s reach beyond corporate channels.

How to get a Free Domain for your Blog like a pro?

OnlineRockersHub Marketing Blog

In the world of online property and Internet marketing, domain names and the abilities that come with them have become quite the commodity.

Twitter and Facebook Outline Efforts to Keep People Accurately Informed About Coronavirus

Social Media Today

Both Twitter and Facebook are proactively working to ensure that users are getting accurate information about the coronavirus outbreak

A Guide To Scaling Your Brand Quickly And Sustainably

The Realtime Report

A Guide to Scaling Your Brand Quickly and Sustainably. When you have a goal to make a big impact on the world , you don’t want your business to move slowly. Scaling your brand quickly is essential when you want to change the world in a positive way.