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Instagram Officially Launches Quiz Stickers for Instagram Stories

Social Media Today

Instagram is rolling out its new Quiz Sticker option for Instagram Stories, which was first spotted in testing earlier in the year

3 Social Media Advertising Spending Trends to Consider in 2019

Ignite Social Media

Whether you are still finalizing your social media strategy or hitting the ground running with execution this year, we’ve compiled the following few social media ad spending trends to help guide and inform your social advertising spending in 2019.

Should Your Agency Use Emojis in Social Media? Really?

agora pulse

“Charlotte, we’re a Fortune 500 institution,” the CEO of a large US corporation said. Our followers don’t want to play childish emoji games!” As director of Contentworks Agency, I had just suggested the brand use more emojis on Twitter to improve its engagement and brand perception.

5 Tips For Using YouTube to Grow Your Business

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean 5 Tips For Using YouTube to Grow Your Business If you’re looking for opportunities to organically grow you traffic to your business website and content, you’d be hard-pressed to find one more effective than YouTube.

Social Media Automation 101

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

LinkedIn Engagement Continues to Rise, According to Latest Update from Microsoft

Social Media Today

Microsoft has reported that active LinkedIn sessions grew by 24% over the last quarter

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10 Useful (and Fun!) Ways to Use Instagram Stickers

agora pulse

Over 500 million people use their Instagram stickers for brands and personal accounts every single day. And it makes sense why. There are endless ways to use them. Plus, they’re just so darn fun!).

How to Use the Facebook Pixel Event Setup Tool

Jon Loomer

Any business serious about conversion tracking and optimization needs the Facebook pixel installed on their website. But getting the pixel and events installed correctly has been a chore, particularly for those who are less technical or lack the staff and resources to handle some basic code.

6 Basic Steps to Running an Effective Social Media Audit

Social Media Today

It's worth giving your social media profiles a spring clean - here are some tips on how to run an effective social media audit

6 Steps To Creating A List Of Journalists That Will Talk About You!

Meltwater

PR puts so much time into planning, implementing and then writing up the perfect press release. However, it can be a challenge to find the right journalists to talk about our story.… … Read More >>>. Blog PR & Comms

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.

Brands vie for the throne in the game of social media marketing

Unmetric

The Game of Thrones has the world hooked to their screens. The fan following that this TV show has garnered over the years is unlike any other and perhaps can only be compared to the likes of Star Wars and Marvel. The opening episode of the final season had a record 17.4 million people tuning in.

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The Value of Facebook Pixel Events

Jon Loomer

A few days ago, I wrote about Facebook’s new Event Setup Tool that simplifies adding pixel events to your website. This is a huge development because Facebook pixel events aren’t fully utilized by marketers as they should be. Why do you need to use pixel events?

7 Rookie Mistakes Ruining Your Social Media Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Some social media marketing mistakes remain commonplace, and need to be avoided. Check out this list

5 Ways To Reward Customer Loyalty

The Realtime Report

5 Ways To Reward Customer Loyalty. Loyal customers aren’t something that you come across every day. This is what most businesses are aspiring to attract, but not all know how to do it.

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.

How to Use Quiz Stickers on Instagram Stories

Later

Using Instagram Stories stickers is a fun, free, and easy way to increase engagement with your followers! Instagram is going all in on the sticker craze, releasing a new quiz sticker for Instagram Stories (in addition to their two different poll stickers).

4 Ways to use Snapchat Effectively For Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

While Snapchat may not be at the top of your list, if your audience is Gen Z, you could be missing out on some great opportunities. Back in December, they released some predictions for 2019 based upon a study they commissioned. Below are some ways to consider utilizing Snapchat for your brand!

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Snapchat Announces Bitmoji Characters for Snap Games to Add More Personalization

Social Media Today

Snapchat is adding a new option which will enable users to add their own Bitmoji avatars as playable characters in Snap games

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The Top 10 Marketing Attribution Software Solutions

Oktopost

Attribution. It’s hard to deny that it is the biggest marketing concern in 2019. Especially, for lead generation. Especially, for B2B and Considered Purchase marketing. digital companies now have a veritable plethora of viable and effective marketing channels available for lead generation.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

7 Ways Brands Can Use the Instagram Close Friends List

Later

If you’re looking for a way to drive more interest in your campaigns, product launches, live broadcasts, and more, you definitely want to check out the Instagram close friends list !

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5 Fun Ways to Use Quiz Stickers on Instagram Stories

Socially Sorted

Quiz Stickers on Instagram Stories are a fun way for brands to engage with their audience in creative and engaging ways. In this post, we break down what they are, how Quiz Stickers work, and show you some fun ways brands are starting to use them to engage with their audience! BY. // Read More.

A Small Business Guide to Google My Business [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Are you using Google My Business to help promote your company? You should be - here are some key tips

Content for the Customer Journey – Phase V: Loyalty & Advocacy

Ignite Social Media

You’ve found your target audience, they’ve considered your product, and you’ve gotten that all-important conversion. Now what? The next stage in the customer journey is what we like to call the advocacy content phase.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

How to Be a Personal Trainer and a Social Media Influencer

The Realtime Report

How to Be a Personal Trainer and a Social Media Influencer. Written By Erin Mahoney. Fitness influencers make up a big part of the personal training industry and have a major impact on trends in diet, exercise, and form.

How to Use Wave.video to Rapidly Create Awesome Video Content

Razor Social

In this article, I’m going to review Wave.video which enables you to quickly create great looking videos. Did you know that 80% of all web traffic will be video by 2020? Yes, I know…video takes up a lot of bandwidth so its no surprise it will account for the vast majority of web traffic.

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Social Media Scams and How to Spot Them [Infographic]

Social Media Today

The digital landscape is littered with scams. Here are some tips on how to avoid falling into some common traps

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Audience intelligence and SEO, a key strategic alliance for your business

Audiense

Did you know that SEO has approximately 20 times more opportunities to generate traffic to your website than PPC, either from mobile or desktop?

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Forget Traditional, Think Internet-ional: Why Starting Business Online Is Good

The Realtime Report

Forget Traditional, Think Internet-ional: Why Starting Business Online Is Good. The world of business is booming. As we tread valiantly through the jungle of markets fueled by capitalism, we witness a surge in new privately-owned businesses everywhere we look.

Are Stories the Future of Social Media?

Likeable

In 2013, Snapchat launched Stories and forever changed the way social media users would create and consume content. Taking note of the upstart’s success, other social networks imitated the feature, with Instagram Stories debuting in 2016 and Facebook Stories arriving the following year.

New Pew Research Report Looks at Key Traits and Trends Among Twitter Users

Social Media Today

Pew Research has published a new report which looks at Twitter's audience and specific trends and traits among Twitter users

PR in the Boardroom: How Comms and PR Can Play a Bigger Role with the C-Suite

Meltwater

Most comms and PR leaders only interact with top execs when there is a crisis. When a social media debacle erupts on Twitter, or if there’s a failure of a product… Read More >>>. Enterprise Executives PR & Comms Planning & Strategy Reporting & Analytics