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How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Company


A social media policy is a crucial tool for any organization that uses social media. In fact, it’s a crucial tool even if your organization doesn’t use social media. Because your employees almost certainly do: 72% of Americans use at least one social media platform.

Micro-Influencers Are Mighty Powerful on Social Media

agora pulse

When people think of influencer marketing campaigns on social media, a cliché often comes to mind: A brand reaches out to a mega-celebrity like a Kardashian and that person posts about the product or service in exchange for a huge sum of money.

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How to collect customer feedback with Instagram Stories


Over the last three years, Instagram Stories have become an important element of a successful social media strategy. With a limited lifespan of 24 hours, Instagram Stories create the fear of missing out (FOMO), so this form of content engages. Instagram Marketing Social Media Marketing

8 Tips to Help You Grow Your YouTube Channel

The Realtime Report

8 Tips to Help You Grow Your YouTube Channel. For a new YouTuber, learning how to make a video is just one of the many skills you will have to perfect in order to grow your channel.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Back to School Basics for Social Media

Ignite Social Media

As the days of summer draw to a close, parents need to hit the store before their kids can hit the books. Thanks to big retailers using the lull in summer sales to push back-to-school shopping even earlier, stocking up on supplies now happens months before class is actually in session.

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Top Tips for Handling a PR Crisis

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by David H Lasker. It takes a business years to build a reputation as trustworthy in the eyes of consumers, but burning it all down can occur in just moments.

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4 Steps To Removing Spammy Backlinks from Your Website

Social Media Today

When it comes to content marketing - there's a lot of buzz around backlinks, but not all backlinks are good

What Does VPS Stand For and How Does VPS Hosting Benefit Business?

The Realtime Report

What Does VPS Stand For and How Does VPS Hosting Benefit Business? Are you looking for more control over your web hosting environment than what shared hosting can offer? That’s where VPS hosting comes in.

4 Steps to Crank Up Your Facebook Ad Creative

Jon Loomer

There have been plenty of conversations recently related to the topic of ad creative and how it’s THE most critical differentiator for Facebook/Instagram account performance.

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.

Despite Missteps, Twitter Reports Strong 2Q Performance — What’s Next?

Webbiquity SMM

Some companies succeed by innovating, continually improving product quality, and listening to their customers. And some succeed despite not doing any of those things. Twitter is in the second camp.

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Google Updates Featured Snippets to Factor in Query Timeliness

Social Media Today

Google has updated its featured snippets to factor in the timeliness of each query, and what data should be displayed

How to Get More Clients for Your Social Media Agency

agora pulse

Whether you’re launching a new digital agency or you’re growing your social media business, you need a few essentials. Social media management experience, high-level strategic knowledge, and business savvy are all critical.

5 Reasons Executives Should Not Be Afraid to Cultivate Their Social Media Presence


Social media may be ubiquitous these days, but for busy corporate executives, it seems to be something to avoid. In fact, over 60% of Fortune 500 executives eschew social media… Read More >>>. Executives Marketing Corporate Comms Social Media

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.

20 Most followed brands on Instagram


Which are the most followed brands on Instagram and how did they get there? Luckily, we have an Instagram analytics tool that tracks, among other things, which brands have the most followers. Instagram has proven to be a great platform for brands to market their products.

Instagram Outlines Load Time Improvements on

Social Media Today

Instagram has outlined how it has improved load times for its web version, which will help expand its opportunities

Facebook’s Clear History Tool: Everything We Know So Far

agora pulse

Every few months, Facebook releases a change to the platform. And with every single tiny, minor update, we see a rash of dramatic blog posts claiming that the Facebook Apocalypse has begun and that Facebook Is Finally Dead.

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July Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is one of the fastest changing forms of marketing online and this past month was no exception! There has been a whole host of new features and updates that have rolled out so without further ado let’s dive into some of this month’s social media trends.

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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.

4 Smart Ways PR Can Amplify Brand Content


While we often hear content marketers talk about the difficulty of consistently producing fresh, engaging, brand content, they're not the only ones who face this struggle. PR professionals also have… Read More >>>. Marketing PR & Comms Content Marketing Media Outreach

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for August to Assist with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has published its listing of key dates and events of note in August, which is worth considering for your campaign tie-ins

7 Tips for a Successful Employer Branding Strategy


Every era has a predominant mass media format, and today we are living in the era of social media. If you want as wide an audience as possible, and to get your message out in the most cost-effective way, that means your marketing should include social media. The statistics speak for themselves.

Top 5 Social Media Password Security Mistakes

Ignite Social Media

source. Keeping online accounts secured is a major priority in the digital world. When these accounts have been accessed without your permission it can feel as if your privacy has been invaded.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Brands go bananas over #RahulBoseMoment


For those of you scratching your heads and wondering why images of bananas are taking over social media feeds in India, here’s what happened: A video tweeted by Indian actor Rahul Bose explaining the exorbitant amount he was charged for two bananas at a luxury hotel took the internet by storm—5,700 retweets and counting so far. You have to see this to believe it. Who said fruit wasn’t harmful to your existence?

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TikTok Adds GIF Integration with Giphy to Add More Creative Capacity

Social Media Today

Rising video app TikTok has added another tool to its arsenal, with a new Giphy integration, enabling users to add GIFs to their clips

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Choosing The Best Office Building

The Realtime Report

Choosing The Best Office Building. Certain buildings seem to have people who simply stay forever. They like where they work, and they don’t want to leave. What makes those offices or business parks a cut above the rest? The Most Space.

Ignite Social Media Receives Audience Honors at Shorty Awards

Ignite Social Media

Ignite Social Media received the Audience Honor at the Shorty Awards for both of the categories we applied for: Retail & E-commerce and Large Media Buying Strategy. There were some great submissions by top brands in each of the categories. Shorty Award Audience Honor: Retail & E-commerce.

3 Video Techniques Your Brand Should Try


You’ve heard it before: Video is the future of social media. It’s the number one preferred content type of the average consumer, it accounts for more than half of total media consumption, and 54 percent of consumers want to see more video content from brands and businesses they support.

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