Sat.Apr 11, 2020 - Fri.Apr 17, 2020

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to make your LinkedIn profile really work for you. It covers the importance of a custom URL, cover photo, linking and optimizing for SEO. It’s important to get social media foundations right to be successful in digital marketing communications.

Instagram's Working on an Option to Simulcast Instagram Live Streams to Facebook

Social Media Today

Soon, you may be able to broadcast live across both Instagram and Facebook simultaneously

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Instagram Best Practices: Info-Packed Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions

agora pulse

Get the scoop on Instagram best practices from the marketer who literally wrote the book about this social media platform. You may know Jenn Herman as the mastermind behind Jenn’s Trends or as the author of Instagram for Business for Dummies , and the recently released Instagram for Dummies.

How I Schedule and Conduct Facebook Live Webinars Using Ecamm Live

Jon Loomer

Yesterday, I walked you through how I conduct interview-style Facebook Live sessions using BeLive. Today, I wanted to show you how I set up and conduct webinar-style Facebook Live sessions for my private community.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Use Instagram’s New Food Delivery & Gift Card Stickers

Later

Supporting the small businesses you love just got easier thanks to Instagram! Today, the company announced that business and creator accounts can now include stickers in their stories that direct people to a website where they can order food delivery or buy gift cards.

Instagram Live Streams Can Now Be Viewed on the Web

Social Media Today

Instagram Live streams can now be viewed on the web, providing another way to share and promote your live content

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How I Schedule and Conduct Facebook Live Interviews Using BeLive

Jon Loomer

Recently, I walked you through all of the ways I am conducting virtual live streams — so many that it was one of the longest posts I’ve ever written. Today, I want to take a closer look at how I schedule and conduct a Facebook Live interview session using BeLive (not an affiliate link).

How Can I help You?

Janet Fouts

Business as usual just doesn’t exist for most of the world right now. On top of that many of the resources we’ve learned to rely on have either stopped or gone virtual.

Instagram Adds Gift Card, Ordering and Fundraising Tools to Help Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Social Media Today

Instagram has added a new set of Stories stickers to help small businesses raise funds and maintain operations amid the COVID-19 lockdowns

How to Write More Effective Press Releases with 6 Examples

Meltwater

Press releases are a staple of the PR professional’s world. Simply put, they help bring visibility to a brand. However, some are written more effectively than others.Let’s take a look… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Media Outreach

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.

How the New Pinterest Shop Tab Drives More Sales for Your Business

Later

Pinterest shopping just got a major new upgrade! . Thanks to the launch of the new Shop tab — a direct response from Pinterest to help during the COVID-19 crisis — users now have a dedicated space to browse and shop in-stock product Pins. .

Retail 101

Top Four Campsites in Europe (For When the Pandemic Ends)

The Realtime Report

Top Four Campsites in Europe (For When the Pandemic Ends). Have you thought in the last few months that it would be fantastic if you had enough time to take a vacation? Of course, you did, especially after a hard day at work. Why not do it? Embark on an unforgettable adventure.

With Social Media Usage Up, and Advertisers Pausing Spend, Now May be a Good Time to Maximize Reach

Social Media Today

With more people spending more time online, and advertisers increasingly reducing ad spend, there are new opportunities for reach

How to Keep Your Younger Kids Entertained and Quiet (Enough) During a Remote Conference Call

agora pulse

Have a video or conference call while you have a little one at home? We’ve got tips for handling working from home with kids and a list of activities to keep young children entertained. Conference calls with kids? I’ve been there.

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.

Ways To Speed Up macOS Catalina And Improve Performance

Tweaklibrary

With macOS Catalina , the latest version of macOS, your Mac must run at its best. However, if you are facing performance issues on your Mac and it takes forever to startup, you need to fix it for optimum performance of your Mac.

How I Consume the News

Ari Herzog

When the pandemic began — and even before that when people ran amok and didn’t know what to do — I actively consumed the news. NPR, CNN, MSNBC, Slate. In hindsight, my actions led to high levels of stress and anxiety. I didn’t sleep well and didn’t eat much.

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Facebook Unveils New 'Care' Reactions to Help Express Responses to COVID-19

Social Media Today

Facebook is adding a new 'Care' Reaction type on both Facebook and Messenger to provide a new way for people to respond to COVID-19 related updates

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Five Tips for Successful HR

The Realtime Report

Five Tips for Successful HR. Your employees are at the heart of everything your business does, so it follows that the HR department that looks after them is extremely important, too. If your HR department isn’t working efficiently, then this can cause major headaches for your business.

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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 Fix Google 3D Animals Not Working

Tweaklibrary

Since all of us have been advised to be quarantined at home, we are trying to find numerous ways to entertain ourselves. From placing bets on indoor games such as LUDO KING to creating a zoo for your kids at home, things are getting interesting.

The Magic Number

Ari Herzog

I wasn’t old enough to vote in the 1992 presidential election but I remember watching the televised debates and infomercials. I didn’t care about Bush and Clinton. I tuned in for the pie chart education , wit, and Texan drawl of Ross Perot. He was the independent candidate that year.

YouTube Makes its 'Video Builder' Custom Video Creation Tool Available to More Businesses

Social Media Today

YouTube is expanding access to its 'Video Builder' tool, which enables users to create good-looking video content based on templates, still images and stock music clips

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How Social Media Marketing Will Emerge Post-COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

iPhone SE (2nd Generation) Launched Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Tweaklibrary

Finally, the wait is over!! The most budget friendly device from Apple has hit the market amid COVID-19 lockdown period. The tech giant has launched the much awaited iPhone SE 2 that somewhat resembles the successful iPhone 8. The iPhone SE (launched in July 2016) has its new-age successor.

Write it Down to Be Real

Ari Herzog

It is cathartic to write. I don’t want my head distracting me from what matters, so I transform all of those thoughts and ideas into blog posts and to-do lists. Matt tells me that he is trying to write. Could he be trying too hard? “Do or do not. There is no try.”

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Twitter Publishes New Research on What Consumers Want to See from Brands During COVID-19

Social Media Today

Twitter recently conducted a user survey to find out more about what they want, and expect, from brands in their communications during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to Use Hashtags: A Quick and Simple Guide for Every Network

Hootsuite

Whichever social media platforms your brand uses as part of its social media strategy , knowing how to use hashtags will help boost your brand’s social media engagement. But if you’re sticking with #ThrowbackThursday posts on Twitter, unsure of how else to use hashtags, stay right here.

How to Set up and Use Google Family Link

Tweaklibrary

Google family link is an app launched a couple of years ago which is a parental control app for children and teens. Google family link was launched with the start of Android 10. You can access the app from the settings menu if you are an Android user.

Facebook, LinkedIn, and Me

Ari Herzog

I am Christina on Facebook and Thom on LinkedIn. For now. Let me explain. Christina Milanowski believes you should connect to people on social media who you recognize on the street or if you remember why you’re connected in the first place. Thom Singer has a different philosophy.

Instagram is Testing a New 'Challenge' Sticker to Prompt User Engagement

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing a new 'Challenge' sticker for Stories which would enable users to call on their connections to participate, prompting more engagement

How to Repurpose Instagram Stories for Facebook, Pinterest + More

Later

Want to repurpose Instagram Stories for other social channels? Why wouldn’t you? It’s a great way to save time while getting more use out the content you worked so hard to create. Plus it’s really easy to do!

“Contact Tracing Apps”! Do You Want These on Your Phone?

Tweaklibrary

The COVID-19 outbreak has shocked the world & even though everyone is staying home, they are scared to death going out. The experts related to public health have tied their shoes & are looking out for best tools to track infected or probable infected people around.

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141,900 Blue Boxes

Ari Herzog

The United States Postal Service needs about $50 billion to stay open. Without it, you can say goodbye to 31,322 post offices and 141,900 blue collection boxes before the end of September.