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

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.

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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Millennials are Deleting Facebook. Where are They Going?

Ignite Social Media

Facebook continues to fail to capture the attention of younger users. Behavior trends over time have shown that those in the Millennial and Gen Z category are logging on less and less.

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.

12 Social Media Mistakes Which are Damaging Your Business [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Don't make these social media marketing mistakes - a helpful reminder of some of the key errors you need to avoid

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.

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.

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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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.

Facebook Attribution Tool: The Ultimate Introduction

Jon Loomer

Facebook recently announced the launch of the Facebook Attribution Tool , a free tool “designed to give marketers a more holistic view of the customer journey, both on and off Facebook.” ” A couple of things… 1. This tool is DEEP.

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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.

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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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 to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

[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.

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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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

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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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8 Tips to Create a Professional Video for Your Website or Social Media [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to create more effective video content - or video content at all? Check out these basic tips

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