Sat.Oct 27, 2018 - Fri.Nov 02, 2018

No More Copied Content on Facebook

Socialmedia.biz

It used to be that marketers, website owners, and bloggers only had to worry about staying compliant with Google’s algorithm and its updates but now it seems that they have to stay in tune with Facebook’s ever-changing algorithms as well.

6 Tips for Planning Your 2019 Social Media Strategy

Social Media Today

As we near the year's end, social media marketers are shifting into planning mode for next year. Here are some tips for planning your 2019 social media strategy

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Six Examples of Great Community Management

Ignite Social Media

There’s a lot that goes into community management. A community manager acts as the link between a brand and its customers- helping to build, grow, and manage their online communities. Community managers (CMs) are, in many cases, the voice of the brand.

Top Five: What do Facebook’s growth numbers mean?

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s Top 5 must-know news for marketing, communications and PR professionals includes new social functions for Vimeo, Facebook’s growth trends, Twitter and retweets, Pinterest users and fun emojis. Now publish directly to LinkedIn with Vimeo.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Use Facebook’s New Video Creation Kit

agora pulse

It’s no surprise that video is a popular format of content on Facebook. It seems that every other post on Facebook is a video and with the launch of Watch , Facebook continues to push video content front and center.

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New Report Highlights the Importance of Brand Awareness in SEO

Social Media Today

A new study has found that brand familiarity may be a bigger SEO factor than page ranking, which points to the need for a broad-based digital marketing approach

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A cannabis guide to help Canadian marketers comply with legislation

Sherrilynne Starkie

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for a month, you’re aware that cannabis is now legal in Canada. Marketing and communications professionals are fascinated to see how the promotional aspect of a new, but highly regulated, industry rolls out.

How To Balance Social Media With Real Life

Socialmedia.biz

Are you clicking on Facebook and Instagram multiple times a day, usually without thinking about it? If so, you might be more addicted to social media than you realize. While social media can certainly be useful for connecting with friends, it’s overtaken many people’s lives.

Facebook Updates Pixel Data Sharing Process, Announces Advanced Instagram Analytics Beta

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced two analytics updates, both designed to provide more transparency into how your online efforts impact offline results

October Lab Review

agora pulse

It’s been a busy few months since we published a Social Media Lab review here on the main blog! We have pulled back to publishing every other week so there haven’t been as many experiments. But the ones we have published are ground breaking IMHO. Lots of interesting factoids to digest.

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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.

Happy Halloween 2018

Sherrilynne Starkie

Happy Halloween everyone! I made this e-card quickly with Snappa, an easy-to-use graphic design tool. Take your communications to a new level with unique visual content. Use this link for your free trial. The post Happy Halloween 2018 appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

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Twitter may remove the ‘Like’ option from tweets

Socialmedia.biz

Receiving Likes on social media may be on the verge of extinction, at least for one social media platform. Just like Facebook and Instagram, one of the big aspects involved with Twitter is the “Like” option. The simple tap or click on the heart icon on someone’s tweet allows a user to register their approval of the tweet. Now there is speculation going around that the social media company may be doing away with that particular aspect of their experience.

5 Ways to Use the Instagram Nametag Tool to Gain More Followers for Your Brand or Business

Social Media Today

Instagram recently launched its 'Nametag' tool, which simplifies the process of following another user to scanning a photo. But can this tool help you expand your audience

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7 Influencers to Follow for Holiday Inspiration

Ignite Social Media

Holidays are almost upon us, leading to gatherings and the need for new ideas. Decorating, recipes, maybe even the need for games start occupying our thoughts.

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.

[eBook] How Social Data is transforming Public Relations

Audiense

During the last few weeks we have produced an eBook for PR professionals so they are able to master the necessary techniques to use social data in their PR strategy. Influencer Marketing Audience Intelligence

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Has the Move to 280 Characters Changed Twitter?

Socialmedia.biz

A year ago, Twitter expanded its tweet limit from 140 to 280, doubling the amount of characters that could be used in a single tweet. When Twitter announced the change, many were worried that it would change the platform too much and tweets would just become too wordy.

How to Better Engage with Customers on Social Media [Report]

Social Media Today

A new report has outlined the staggering amount of time people now spend on social networks, and which platforms are seeing increased focus

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How the Red Sox and Dodgers Covered the World Series on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Covering sports on social media is unique – content turnover accelerates while turnaround time for that content is expedited. Timeliness is critical as big moments develop LIVE, and the spotlight shines even brighter for brands as millions of fans hang onto every last character of coverage.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Should Small Businesses be on IGTV? (and 3 Quick Ways to Test It Out)

Buffer Social

Repurposing your content across channels is a great way to get the most from your social media strategy. However, sometimes, certain channels will perform better than others. When GQ posted a video about Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott on its YouTube channel (with 2.5

Four Steps to Make Your Business Intelligence Teams More Relevant 

The Realtime Report

Four Steps to Make Your Business Intelligence Teams More Relevant. By Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang. The world of analytics is changing.

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5 Social Listening Tools You Need to Know About

Social Media Today

Improve your marketing strategy by leveraging social listening - check out the list for some of the best tools to help you get started

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Tips and tricks on how to optimize your Instagram profile

Blog2Social

Instagram is one of the most popular social media networks and its power seems to have been growing constantly since its launch date, less than a decade ago.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How to Find Influencers That Are a Fit With Your Business

Buffer Social

Today’s top influencers aren’t just content creators or media buys – they’re both. According to Invesp , influencer marketing can drive 11 times the ROI of traditional digital marketing.

October 2018 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

Brands and content creators are in full swing developing their holiday plans ! S ocial media networks take this Q4 push to provide updates and release new products, while also provid ing tips and tricks on how to boost traffic, drive sales, and increase video views.

6 Tips to Help Boost Engagement with Your Social Media Videos

Social Media Today

Here are some helpful tips on how to generate more engagement with your video content

How To Protect The Privacy of One’s Mobile Device

The Realtime Report

How to Protect the Privacy of One’s Mobile Device. According to a Q4 report by We Are Social of 2018 Global Digital Trends, there are almost 4.2 billion people using the internet and 3.4 billion active social media users.

7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

Looking for influencer marketing tips for the holiday season? The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s high time to start planning your Instagram influencer marketing campaign! .

Companies Are Using Social Media Data to Improve Customer Service

Socialmedia.biz

The last time you called a corporate hotline with a complaint, did the agent seem like someone you’d like to have a beer with? Companies are now using social media data – from sites like LinkedIn and Facebook – to match you to a call center agent that you’re likely to find enchanting.

Are Short Video Clips Making a Comeback Through Tik Tok?

Social Media Today

Music video clip app Tik Tok is growing in usage, and may become a more significant social media consideration

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Three Easy Steps To Success 

The Realtime Report

Three Easy Steps To Success . Though change is scary, and many people have a right to be apprehensive, it is far better than the alternative. Humans are inherently dynamic. Without change and new experiences, we grow bored and even stressed.

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How to Customize Your Instagram Fonts

Later

As far as Instagram fonts go, there aren’t a whole lot of options. You can use 5 different fonts in your Instagram Stories, but when it comes to your bio, captions, and comments, Instagram only gives you one option. But what if we told you that you could access more fonts on Instagram?

Is Long Form Content Dead?

The Social Media Hat

The hype about whether short form or long form content is the future is certainly alive and well. Here's the perspective you need