Sat.Nov 26, 2016 - Fri.Dec 02, 2016

#SocialPR Spotlight: Duncan Alney

Waxing UnLyrical

I love introducing you to all my Social PR Virtuosos, but this week, I’m particularly stoked! You see, Duncan Alney – who’s profiled below – and I have known each other since high school. Yes, that’s how long we go back!

You Have More Content than You Realize

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Chris Scavo, Digital Marketing Strategist at Informz. This is the first in a series of posts with great advice about content marketing. Look out for the next posts in the series! ————-. Generating content can be an arduous task.

Black Friday’s Retail Losers and Winners [Infographic]

Meltwater

We’re well into the holiday season, and in the States, Black Friday and its accompanying… Read More.

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5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2016

Ignite Social Media

While the year isn’t over just yet, a lot has already happened in 2016. From the Olympics to Harambe, the elections and everywhere in between, it has been a busy year. Thanks to all of these events and more, the social sphere hasn’t been any different.

Social Media Automation 101

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

The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Matt Press. trillion ads are shown online every year. The statistics look impressive – but did they make you feel anything? Probably not. Chances are that most people reading this article will have forgotten those numbers by the time they reach the conclusion.

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5 Facebook Ad Types That Improve Mobile Engagement

agora pulse

This is a guest post written by Stefan Des. What’s the best way to engage mobile users on Facebook with sponsored content? Use at least one the following five Facebook ad types to improve mobile engagement and effortlessly build trust with your brand. I’ve tested these all personally.

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3 Ways Retailers Can Leverage Facebook Location Pages

Ignite Social Media

In an age when buying locally is highly valued, it’s more important than ever for national retailers to communicate with consumers on a local level. On Facebook, this can be easily done through location pages where retailers can create pages for specific storefronts.

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[Event Info] Announcing the #SocialPRbootiecamp

Waxing UnLyrical

I cannot believe it’s already December. Where did the year go?! Regardless of where you’re based, I’m guessing you’re thinking the same thing, and are indulging in some end-of-year introspection … or maybe just crazy holiday shopping.

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes. I read hundreds of articles and enrolled in as many marketing courses that I could possibly get my hands on.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to More Social Media Shares

agora pulse

Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social media platform one thing is true: social sharing matters! Social sharing creates awareness of your brand, increases ROI and multiplies your fan base.

Know Your Options as a PR Consultant

Meltwater

For those choosing to go into PR—and many are, with PR projected to be one… Read More.

‘Fourth Transformation’ book: Brace for impact

Socialmedia.biz

Book review: A clear-eyed look at the mind-blowing changes in spatial computing dead ahead. Title : “The Fourth Transformation: How Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence Change Everything”. Authors : Robert Scoble & Shel Israel. My rating : ☆☆☆☆☆.

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1 Million YouTube Views: How Much YouTube Pays for this Milestone

Devumi

Every online marketer will tell you how important amassing views on YouTube is to make it big on the site. Many put ‘the magic number’ for each video at 1 million YouTube views. But what is 1 million YouTube views really worth, and how does it actually impact the success of your online marketing?

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.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. But for businesses, Twitter is an opportunity to build relationships with customers and cultivate brand awareness. So is it really possible to use Twitter for sales?

How to Engage Clients in Your B2B Public Relations

Meltwater

Nothing improves B2B public relations like a happy customer’s voice. Whether it’s a recorded interview… Read More.

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The more the messier for search success

Socialmedia.biz

Y ou need to spend only 20% of the time you do on your content marketing and marketing SEO than you’re doing — at least for now. Be quick, be messy, be pedestrian, maybe even turn off your Grammatik and your Autocorrect.

7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

Would you like to have customers come to you organically because they know for a fact you can help them achieve their business and/or life goals? It’s a wonderful thing when you don’t have to sell to your customers, instead they contact you and are excited to business with you!

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Strengthen Your Social Media Strategy Right Now

Rebekah Radice

Sun Tzu, a Chinese military general who wrote “The Art of War” once said, “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”. And so it is with any social media campaign embarked upon without strategy or tactics.

SEO 101: Using Social Networking to Boost Website Traffic

Meltwater

On its own, writing stellar content for your real estate site isn’t going to make… Read More.

We live in the age of the “Next Big Thing”

Socialmedia.biz

F rom from Old School is New School by Nate Paul : The latest and greatest smartphones are released every twelve months, rendering the last model about as useful as a paperweight (if you believe the marketing hype).

Beginner’s Guide to Creating Images for Social Media [Infographic]

Socially Sorted

If you’re ready to start creating images for social media that stop fans in their tracks when scrolling, then you’re in the right place. . In this post, I share, step-by-step, how you can create eye-catching images that drive engagement and shares – all without a designer. .

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How advanced marketing automation tactics can increase sales

Razor Social

When we drive visitors from social media and other sources to our website, they are all at various stages of the buyer journey. Imagine two scenarios: Person A: They are not following you but they see an update reshared by a fan on Facebook. This links to a blog post on your website.

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November Social Media Recap

Meltwater

Politics can be kryptonite for public relations, and this month anyone looking for news and… Read More.

Quick replies and welcome messages bring personalised communication opportunities for all

Audiense

It’s commonplace these days for individuals to instigate a conversation with a company viaTwitter.

Facebook Makes It Easier For You To Find Great Live Video Broadcasts

The Social Media Hat

Facebook has added a Video Feed for its mobile users to help with viewing and discovering video. Find out what it means for both users and marketers

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12 Ways to Use Instagram for Small Business

Sprout Social

We all know the power of Instagram. Huge companies like Coca Cola, Starbucks and Nike dominate the space. Companies with established followings seems to have no problems getting engagement and results. But how can you use Instagram for small business?

What content to blog for search success

Socialmedia.biz

A fter I wrote The More the Messier for Content Marketing SEO Success I received an email thanking me for the post, but also noting something else.

Top 10 Black Friday Brand Social Media Posts

Unmetric

Have you ever thought that the Thanksgiving meal is meant to give you all the energy to deal with Black Friday? If you had better luck than I did, you probably got the Black Friday deal you had your eyes own. Sometimes I forget that I can use Discover to find exciting deals. Who said it was only useful for content creators? Hmm, maybe I’m onto something here. A search engine for compers and bargain hunters.

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Instagram Scheduling Issues: All You Need to Know

The Social Media Hat

Scheduling posts to Instagram isn't like other networks. Many of the most popular scheduling tools like Hootsuite, AgoraPulse and MavSocial require you to use a mobile app to push the post out. Here's why

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