Sat.Jun 25, 2016 - Fri.Jul 01, 2016

Five Top-Rated Social Media Management Tools for 2016 [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Lilach Bullock. What is the “best” social media management tool out right now? Every social media manager has a preferred one that they always use, and it’s usually one of a handful of the top social media management tools on the market.

[Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate List of Blog Post Ideas

SocialFish

Thanks to Susan Cato for the find! photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Featured Implementation

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Live Streaming and the Demand for Now

Mindjumpers

Live video has been something reserved only for significant occasions in the past, whether it be a big TV event or an important news story. This is all changing now as social media gives the power to the people and makes it easier than ever to broadcast without a TV deal. So where are we currently?

Facebook Advertising Policies in a Nutshell – Get Your Ad Approved

Pam Moore

You have created the perfect marketing campaign. It’s 100% in tact and beautifully integrates social media marketing, video and visual marketing. Now you are ready to take it to market and let the world know about it.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Monday Roundup: Knocking Down Silos

Waxing UnLyrical

One of the biggest roadblocks to effective integrated communications is the existence of silos within an organization. And silos result all too often in the loss of cross-functionality, which begets confusion, inefficiency and sub par results.

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Ignite Social Media Turns 9 Years Old

Ignite Social Media

July 2nd. It’s a day that we hold in high regard around these parts. What exactly happened on July 2nd? 1941 Joe DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler’s 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56).

Facebook Advertising: 5 Foundational Things You Must Know Before Spending a Dime!

Pam Moore

Facebook advertising seems to be one of those things that every marketer is talking about it, but very few actually know how to drive real business results.

15 Social Media Blogs You Need to Read

Meltwater

We have a need—a need to read! Seriously. As a social media marketer, it’s your… Read More.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?

SocialFish

How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Take the Millennial Alignment Scan to find out!

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.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Instagram for Your Business

Ignite Social Media

With so many social media platforms available for your brand to advertise on, it can be hard to know what works best on each channel and how you should be interacting with your audiences. Here are five quick tips on how to make the most of Instagram for your business.

Facebook Boosted Post vs Other Facebook Advertising Options – Do You Know the Difference?

Pam Moore

Would you like to achieve more ROI from your Facebook advertising and Facebook boosted posts? Do you see that cute little Facebook “boost post” button but don’t really know how to optimize it? If you answer yes to this question then you have arrived at the right place.

How to Know Everything You Need Just in Time With Zignal Labs

Convince & Convert

Welcome back to Marketing Marvels, where I’m pleased to welcome my friend Tim Hayden, Vice President of Marketing at Zignal Labs. Zignal provides an incredibly powerful suite of social listening tools to social media marketers.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Post by Adi Englander. Becoming a recognized influencer in your industry takes a lot of effort. You need to listen to and correspond with audience members who have relevant interests.

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.

You Down with UGC? (You Soon Will Be): Best Practices in Repurposing User-Generated Content

Ignite Social Media

UGC, how can I explain it? User-generated content is an authentic, cost-effective way to get branded content that’s really going to resonate with your brand’s audience … because they create it!

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Could Twitter Have Predicted Brexit (Better Than the Polls)?

Meltwater

The Brexit asteroid hit us on Thursday, June 23, and there's still plenty of dust… Read More.

How Citrus Content Saves Time on Social Media Management

agora pulse

Citrus Content is a UK-based content writing agency who specializes in real estate. Its core clients are estate agents who it supports with content for anything they need — from social media and blog posts to website and brochure content to editorial and more.

6 ways social media can improve customer service

Socialmedia.biz

Post by Megan Totka. ChamberofCommerce.com. Your business probably already has a social media presence. Surely you’re using social media for marketing and branding purposes. Did you know that you can leverage social media to improve customer satisfaction and increase repeat business?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm

Ignite Social Media

Once again, Facebook is changing the way its News Feed is structured and many people have questions as to what it actually means this time.

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6 Ways Content Marketers Can Supercharge Their LinkedIn Profiles

Convince & Convert

Image via Unsplash. I see it time and time again: Stellar content marketers spend so much time developing great content for their brands that they don’t spend enough time thinking of their own brand.

Instagram Business Pages are Here. So What?

agora pulse

It’s an exciting time in the world of Instagram as the photo-sharing giant recently debuted Business Profiles. With this evolution comes new tools, new page layouts, and new analytics. What do these updates look like and we do we get the most from them, you ask?

How to Gain a Massive Following on Instagram: 10 Proven Tactics To Grow Followers and Engagement

Buffer Social

It’s an exciting time to get to know Instagram. The popular photo-sharing app is fun, simple and growing—Instagram has more than 300 million daily users and sky-high user engagement levels. And for marketers, it’s an especially interesting time.

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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.

Ignite Social Media Named Social Agency of the Year | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

If you follow us via social, it’s no surprise that we took home the gold at this year’s 2016 Corporate Social Media Awards, being recognized as the Social Agency of the Year. That and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. Ignite Social Media Awarded Social Agency of the Year.

5 Hacks To Make The Most Out of Social Channels

Kikolani

Okay, let’s make a deal: You read (not scan!) this post till the end, and I promise to share tricks you haven’t taken into consideration while choosing right social channels for your business. Note: I said right. I am sure you are awesome!

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Facebook Ad Campaign Process: Build Audience, Leads and Conversions

Jon Loomer

Every Thursday, I host three one-on-one sessions , and the discussion almost always inevitably focuses on one thing: A Facebook ad campaign process that actually works. What I’m about to outline is a process that I have worked and reworked, tweaked and refined.

Which Instagram Analytics Tool Will Work Best for Your Business?

agora pulse

Historically, Instagram hasn’t offered a central place for businesses to view their analytics. Instagram business pages are slowly being rolled out and will include analytics, but they might not be enough for most marketers.

3 Best Practices for Advertising Your Brand’s Weekly Circular on Social

Ignite Social Media

It’s no secret that most people follow brands on social media to get deals & discounts. In fact, one study showed that as many as 77% of people decided whether or not to engage with a company based on if they offered incentives.

4 PR Tips to Demystify Influencer Outreach

Meltwater

Trust + Reach = InfluenceInfluencers have earned their audience's loyalty. Their communities consider them trusted… Read More.

How to Use 360 Degree Photos for Your Business (And Not Be Annoying)

Jenn's Trends

If you’ve scrolled through Facebook in the last couple weeks, especially if you follow a bunch of geeky (I mean that in a positive way) social media peeps, you’ve probably seen your Facebook feed flooded with 360 degree photos.

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Live Streaming and the Demand for Now

Mindjumpers

Live video has been something reserved only for significant occasions in the past, whether it be a big TV event or an important news story. This is all changing now as social media gives the power to the people and makes it easier than ever to broadcast without a TV deal. So where are we currently? It seems all the giants have joined the party now – YouTube is the latest to jump on board by adding the ability to live stream directly from your phone.