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Short and Simple Ways of Making Your Instagram Account Boost SEO

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Kristen Smith. Instagram has really transformed the world of social media with its visual orientation which has enabled a new generation of users equipped with smartphones to click photos, edit them and upload them to their accounts anywhere and everywhere.

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How to Spot Fake Influencers

Meltwater

Brands are devoting more and more of their budget to influencer marketing: this market is estimated today at more than $1.5 billion worldwide. However, with any big trend, there are… Read More >>>. Social

How to Create a Social Media Management Plan That Produces Results

Social Media Today

If you want to maximize your social media marketing success, you need a plan. Here are some key tips to help you build an effective social media marketing strategy

Where to Get Awesome Free Images for Your Social Media (Without Stealing Them)

agora pulse

Marketing your business online requires a lot of images. You need visual content for blog posts, social media posts, thumbnails for videos, slideshows, ads … and so on. If you pay for all those images, that cost is going to eat up your marketing budget.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Top Five Social Media News: Instagram native scheduling is here!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Lots of social media news out this week and here’s a summary of the top five stories you need to know. Pinterest improves organic reach for retailers.

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6 Steps in Developing an Optimal Social Media Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to develop an effective social media marketing strategy? This infographic outlines some key elements to keep in mind

Social Media Automation: How to Do It Well and What to Avoid

agora pulse

As a social media manager, you’re constantly juggling everything social, from publishing posts and engaging with followers to monitoring metrics and creating reports.

Steps To Close The Deal With Facebook Conversion Ads

Firebelly

Increasing website traffic is great, but what do you want those visitors to do once they get to your site? Facebook conversion ads allow you to reach people more likely to take desired actions on your website, which means more signups, add to carts or increased sales.

Content-The Struggle is Real

Direct Marketing Observations

The short definition of a content strategist, is essentially the person who is charged with keeping the company interesting. Of course the longer definition has to do with content calendars and working with agencies and teams and departments and writers and designers.

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.

Google Will Now Highlight Individual Podcast Links Within Search Results

Social Media Today

Recognizing the rising popularity of podcasts, Google will now display individual podcast episodes within relevant search results

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4 Alternatives to Iconosquare to Manage your Instagram Accounts

agora pulse

Iconosquare has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a free Instagram analytics tool. It now supports both Instagram and Facebook. It also supports some scheduling and management of your Facebook and Instagram profiles. However, with more functionality also comes a heftier price tag.

4 Small Business Financial Challenges

Socialmedia.biz

No matter how great your product idea or business plan is, you are bound to experience some challenges when you are running a company. Apart from the smaller, daily obstacles, you’ll also have to deal with more serious roadblocks.

Facebook Ad Rejection: Don’t Abbreviate Facebook or Instagram

Jon Loomer

I’m an old guy when it comes to Facebook advertising. I’ve been doing it for a long time. As a result, I think I know Facebook’s advertising policies pretty well. I don’t test Facebook’s policies or push the limits.

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.

Snapchat Releases Holiday Marketing Insights Guide to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Snapchat has released a new guide to help marketers plan their Snap ad campaigns for the upcoming holiday season

5 best Pinterest analytics tools

Unmetric

Pinterest is the go-to content discovery and curation site for thousands of consumers. A study revealed that 96% of consumers research products they wish to purchase on the channel, and of that 87% end up purchasing the product because of Pinterest.

Key Tips for Documentary Photography

The Realtime Report

Key Tips for Documentary Photography. All photographs document a moment or scene. But, when we talk about documentary photography, we refer strictly to the recording of reality related to protest or the generation of social conscience regarding a certain topic or characters.

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The Most Influential Futurists, Analysts, and Forecasters You Should Be Following on Social Media

Meltwater

These days tweets and Instagram posts are a dime a dozen. All it takes is a few strokes of the keyboard for aspiring influencers (and self-proclaimed futurists, analysts, and forecasters) to… Read More >>>. Executives Marketing PR & Comms Influencer Marketing Social Media

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Twitter Begins Test of Optional Notifications for Replies to Any Tweet

Social Media Today

Twitter's launched a new test of an option which would enable users to be notified about replies to any tweet

Last month on social: Brands, bananas, and banter

Unmetric

As always, it was a wild month on social media in July, starting with the US winning the FIFA Women’s World Cup and ending with people dramatically aging themselves using their phones. Brands cashed in on all the chatter on social with their own twists and take on popular trends.

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What is Dark Social and How Is It Affecting Your Brand?

Convince & Convert

The term “dark social” is kicked around every so often by marketers. But what is dark social, how does it affect your brand, and how you can measure it? Messaging apps continue to be on the rise with no end in sight, and they come with a bunch of new opportunities for marketers.

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Top 5 Creative Social Media Trends of 2019 (+ Free Report!)

Later

To get ahead of the competition and keep your brand current on social, you need to be on top of the latest social media trends! .

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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.

Facebook Adds New Slideshow Option to Facebook Stories to Boost Usage

Social Media Today

Facebook has added yet another option to Facebook Stories as it seeks to inspire more Stories usage

4 Ways To Increase Factory Throughput

The Realtime Report

4 Ways To Increase Factory Throughput. Increasing throughput is important to many businesses. It may be necessary to fill the larger orders your customers are submitting. Relying on overtime to fill orders raises your costs, while delays in delivery could cost you your customers.

The Top 14 Enterprise-Scale Digital Marketing Solutions

Oktopost

“One-size-fits-all” is a pretty brilliant marketing concept. It’s appealing to think that we can get something that will fit just right without having to worry about picking the appropriate size. . Ironically, one place where a one-size-fits-all approach is never a good idea is in marketing itself.

Introducing LaterCon: An Instagram Marketing Conference by Later

Later

We’re so excited to introduce LaterCon : an event like nothing we’ve ever done before. .

6 Common Email Marketing Mistakes That Can Result in Your Emails Being Marked as Spam [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Some simple mistakes can cost you a lot when it comes to email marketing. Check out this list

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Research Shows How Much Value Consumers Assign To Various Apps

The Realtime Report

Research Shows How Much Value Consumers Assign To Various Apps. Have you ever considered the value you place on your favorite free apps? Many services remain free thanks to advertising. But what if things changed? Suppose Google and consumers had to agree on a price for Google Maps?

Ignite Social Media Is a Facebook Certified Partner

Ignite Social Media

Facebook has introduced a Certified Marketing Partnership program for agencies that provides self-serve access to tools, resources, and education—as well as the opportunity to become a verified Facebook Marketing Partner.

3 Reasons Why Audience Intelligence Should be a Priority in 2020

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Michael Brito, EVP of Digital & Analytics at Zeno Group. Connect with him on LinkedIn or Twitter. Audience Intelligence