Sat.Aug 26, 2017 - Fri.Sep 01, 2017

We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Waxing UnLyrical

I sometimes feel like the entire WORLD is a disaster zone. There is so much pain and suffering and heartache pretty much everywhere I turn. TBH, it’s overwhelming.

Solutions Day 2017 – It’s All Here!

SocialFish

Digital business isn’t a sideline anymore.

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7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Let’s face it, creating video content for social media can be unrewarding. It’s time-consuming to make, particularly long form video. Even something seemingly off the cuff like live video takes time to prep.

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Three Things Twitter Needs to Thrive

Webbiquity SMM

Though Twitter is still the third-most popular social media platform according to eBizMBA , speculation about the company’s struggles abounds. News outlets from CNN to Wired to TechCrunch to The Verge have detailed Twitter’s struggles to grow its user base, increase advertising revenue, and innovate new products. Image credit: Scott Hampson. Still, Twitter’s best days may be ahead of it.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Incoming Media Requests: When to Say Yes and When to Say No

Meltwater

When you’re pitching an up-and-coming brand, raising the profile of a little-known executive or promoting… Read More.

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Awesome Association MarComm Jobs – Week of August 30

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

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3 Ways To Avoid Wasted Work Time and Increase Efficiency

The Realtime Report

3 Ways To Avoid Wasted Work Time and Increase Efficiency. Wasted work time is an expensive epidemic. The average working professional wastes 56 minutes a day using their smartphone for non-work tasks, and another 42 minutes a day on personal tasks.

3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Content on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Do you own your ideas? If you strive to position yourself as a thought leader in your field, this question may inspire anxiety. Because your professional success is judged by your ability to cultivate original ground-breaking content, the fear that you will lose ownership of those ideas is very real.

UFC vs Boxing: The combat of social media

Audiense

It was 4:30 am (BST) on what was supposed to be my official day of lazing around (my Sunday) but instead I was awake and ready to watch the biggest fight in combat sporting history: UFC vs Boxing!

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Facebook Business Manager: Common Myths and Misconceptions

Jon Loomer

This is a guest post by my friend Andrew Foxwell, of Foxwell Digital. Andrew and I are co-hosting the 4-week training program, “Demystifying Facebook Business Manager.” ” Go here to sign up! – Jon. Let’s face it: Business Manager can be downright confusing.

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.

Predictions Revisited: Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies That Might Change Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Six years ago, I published the post “ Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies that Might Change Social Media.” In the summary I projected that “all of these [technologies] are probably 5-10 years out and, admittedly, I have a large imagination.”

6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social

Convince & Convert

According to recent Pew findings , 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social media, which you probably know already—and your competitors know, too.

Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Twitter: The New Tinder-World of Video Marketing

Oktopost

Video is dominating social media, or should I say, social media is dominating video. If YouTube was the first player to rule the land, now we experience a Tinder-world of video networks, all fighting for our attention.

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Creating Truly Remarkable Marketing and Social Media Content That Lasts – Ryan Holiday [SSM058]

Buffer Social

How do you create something that lasts in marketing and social media? Not just for 15 minutes, or even for a year. But for a lifetime. Today, we as marketers are so focused on what’s next. We create content, ship it, and move onto the next project without even blinking an eye. Is there another way?

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.

Social Media That Made Us Laugh This Month

Ignite Social Media

The great Dr. Seuss once said, “You have to be odd, to be number one,” and while this quote can be interpreted many ways, to me it has always meant that to be the best, you must not be afraid to be a little quirky.

3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Content on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Do you own your ideas? If you strive to position yourself as a thought leader in your field, this question may inspire anxiety. Because your professional success is judged by your ability to cultivate original ground-breaking content, the fear that you will lose ownership of those ideas is very real.

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Republish Old Blog Content

Razor Social

Are you sending potential new customers to old content on your blog that is out of date? Or… … do you have old content on your site that never gets any traffic? Both of these things are bad for your site, so you need to do something about them. And here’s why.

How To Create Facebook Ads That Convert

The Social Media Hat

Placing Facebook ads with the intent to convert requires a unique approach, one that is much different than trying to get more Page likes or build brand awareness. Make sure you're not wasting ad dollars

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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.

PR and Inbound Marketing: 5 Ways to Integrate PR with Your Inbound Marketing Campaigns

Meltwater

Public relations and inbound marketing are two hot keywords in the marketing industry. But what… Read More.

6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social

Convince & Convert

According to recent Pew findings , 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social media, which you probably know already—and your competitors know, too.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog. Yes, even in this day and age, that question is still asked. But, that is good, isn’t it?! That means that people are exploring their creative skills and desiring to develop them further. First Things, First.

Conferences 101: Preparing to Represent Your Brand’s Social Media Efforts

Ignite Social Media

You’ve been selected to represent your brand at an upcoming marketing conference and aren’t sure where to start? The good news is that preparing in advance isn’t too difficult and the steps are the same regardless of whether or not you’re a speaker, a panelist or an attendee.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Social Media Marketing For Businesses

Socialized

Social media marketing for a business is a term you have probably heard of quite often. You may however not be sure of how you can use social media for marketing or even believe that you can get clients through it because social is just that, social-no business here.

How to Tell Your Brand Story on Facebook

Rebekah Radice

Storytelling, one of the oldest forms of communication. It’s how we interact, engage, and connect. So how can you tell your brand story through the power of Facebook?

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Strategizing How to Get Those 40k Visitors (Without Guest Blogging)

Kikolani

You have been trying to get visitors to your site. You have seen all of these claims by others who have magnificent growth in traffic in your site. You have even seen the graphics and screenshots that “prove” this traffic growth!

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How is Your Brand Doing on Social?

Ignite Social Media

As a social media strategist, one of the top questions I address for the clients I work on is how they are doing on social and what they could be doing better. This post will walk you through some of the key aspects to answering those questions. Measurement & Benchmarks.

Reach Out to New Connections With Linkedin’s ‘Connections Of’ Filter

Devumi

Finding and getting new connections is an important step in building your professional network. LinkedIn’s new “Connections of” filter is surely going to be useful for this. Learn how it works so that you can quickly grow your network and career. See who your connections are connected with The “Connections of” filter is a simple […]. The post Reach Out to New Connections With Linkedin’s ‘Connections Of’ Filter appeared first on Devumi.

Debunking 4 Common Instagram Myths

Jenn's Trends

Unfortunately, all too often, something gets said in a popular publication and it gains viral steam across the blogosphere. Many times this information is not quite accurate, or even completely off base. Sometimes, it’s just because it’s new information and we don’t know for sure what’s really going on, so someone makes a hypothesis and […]. The post Debunking 4 Common Instagram Myths appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Does Twitter still work? Would it be a good idea for us to put time into it? These are probably the most well-known inquiries we've run over on the Internet about the Twitter. With more than 200 million users and 1.6

Maximizing the Return on Marketing Investment in Your Niche

Kikolani

I know you hear it all the time, don’t you? It is almost to a point where some of us may feel like, “Enough already!” ” Some of the others of us may still be wondering what it means, but figure it is a hee-sounding, popular phrase. What is it? It is Niche Marketing. What is Niche Marketing? According to Wikipedia, a niche market is a subset of the greater market share.

Using Social Media for Brand Advocacy: Get People Talking Positively About You Online

Devumi

Having many voices talk positively about your brand online helps a lot in getting your promotional message across. This is where an army of brand advocates will be a good idea. Learn how to use social media for brand advocacy, and vastly increase your reach online.

Set up a Facebook Shop in Australia with Paypal and Stripe

Laurel Papworth

Setting up a Facebook Business Page Shop with Paypal and Stripe in Australia is not fully available yet – but you can prepare! Facebook #Australia. Dear Students Of My Facebook Course – I just want to put something out there publicly as there’s been discussion on it online.