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Periscope Adds Highlights Trailers, Embedded Tweet Support, Android Auto-Play

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Periscope announced the launch of Highlights, which automatically generated short trailers containing highlights for every Periscope broadcast, as well as the ability to play Periscope broadcasts in embedded tweets and auto-play live broadcasts in Android. Just one day after Facebook Live added several new features , Twitter’s Periscope livestreaming application followed suit.

Embedding Facebook Posts Good For Businesses

The Social Media Incubator

Last week, Facebook announced posts would now have an embedding option for users. Following the example of Twitter and their own Instagram, Facebook is now allowing users to share a post containing a video, pictures or hashtags by using an embedding code. Features of Facebook Embedding. What does this mean for your online marketing strategy?

PB152: Challenge – Create a Piece of Embedded Content for Your Blog


Embedded Content Challenge. One of the things I noticed as I did that analysis was that over the last 12 months, some of the most shared pieces of content that we have published were actually posts where we embedded some curated pieces of content. One example that I’ll give you was a piece of content, a post that we published back in April. Let me give you another example.

Embedding Latitude, Longitude and NAP Data into Image Files to Help Local SEO

Bill Hartzer

If you would like to see an example of this, save the image above to your hard drive. Then, right-click on the photo and select “properties” You will see all of the data that I saved/embedded in the image file. For this test, I made up a word and embedded or “saved” that word in the EXIF data in the image file itself. Address. State. ZIP Code. Country.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends by Adam Sherk on October 1, 2009 This week Google started embedding a Hot Trends graph at the bottom of search results pages for queries that fall within their top 100 fastest-rising search terms, as seen in this example screenshot: While checking out search trends is interesting for users, it can also be valuable to publishers. Does this work? Sometimes. So how do you monitor these trends? Here are some free resources for identifying hot topics and search trends.

The El Show Episode 27: Embedded Journalism

Geoff Livingston

Episode 27 of the El Show featured Ike Pigott , and his recent discussions of embedded journalism. From Ike’s most recent post: “The [embedded journalists] of the future will work for the company, and be paid by the company to provide news about the company in a multitude of formats. Examples of storytellers: Ebay, Verizon, etc. No.&#. And the lack of crowd wisdom?

New Instagram Embedding – Great News for Businesses on Instagram!


The new Instagram embedding tools and features made available this week are offering businesses on Instagram some incredible new ways to share their content. If you’ve built a great following on Instagram, and want to start taking that with you to your website or blog, the new Instagram embedding features will allow you to do that! The new Instagram Embedding in action.

PB152: Challenge – Create a Piece of Embedded Content for Your Blog


Embedded Content Challenge. One of the things I noticed as I did that analysis was that over the last 12 months, some of the most shared pieces of content that we have published were actually posts where we embedded some curated pieces of content. One example that I’ll give you was a piece of content, a post that we published back in April. Let me give you another example.

How Much Google News Traffic Do Publishers Get? Here’s Data on 80 News Sites.

Adam Sherk

The figures include traffic directly from Google News and well as traffic from embedded news oneboxes in the regular Web search results. However in going through the profiles it is clear that the vast majority of news search visits are coming from Google, as shown in this example: Therefore this data is a reasonable proxy for capturing Google News traffic. Jan-Nov 2014) Percentage of.

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Twitter Dashboard to Shutter Feb. 3

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The social network announced in a series of tweets (embedded below) that Dashboard will be shuttered Feb. For example, if you work at a cafe, you may see a tweet from a customer who has a question about your hours. For example, if you work at a restaurant, a tip like, “Your team is as unique as your business. Twitter Dashboard will be closing down on February 3rd.

SlideBatch: A Super Cool New PR Tool

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It can be played on any device, embedded on any site, or downloaded by users. To give you an example, I created one for our client, UGN. The cool thing about it, though, is once a batch is published and embedded, it automatically refreshes with new content when it’s published (assuming it has your keywords in it). By Gini Dietrich At Content Marketing World in Cleveland, I had the opportunity to meet Paul Shirer , the founder of SlideBatch. I then had lunch with Paul and Ed Mayuga in Boston at the MarketingProfs B2B Summit and learned more about this cool new tool.

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Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

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For example, simply include #ENG or #TogetherForEngland , and your tweet will be brought to life with the inclusion of a football containing the St. Finally, the social network shared several Facebook Live videos leading up to the tournament (embedded below). George’s Cross. This exciting feature will be available for all competing nations (e.g., For Spain, #ESP or #VamosEspaña ).

10 Ways to Advertise your YouTube Channel (With Examples)


There will be some video and photo examples to help you along though! A simple post about a paragraph long that explains your newest video, with that video embedded, should be enough. The post 10 Ways to Advertise your YouTube Channel (With Examples) appeared first on Devumi Blog. 10 of the best ways to advertise your YouTube channel. Having social media profiles EVERYWHERE.

How to Convert Blog Visitors to Social Media Followers

For example let’s try tweeting from Canva’s blog. You can gain more credibility and followers at the same time by embedding social media posts, of people praising you, on your website. An example of a site making the most of this is Live Chat. On their testimonials page they have embedded tweets from happy customers. Post by Adi Englander. Add follow buttons.

Donald Trump’s Temperament Was Top Social Moment on Facebook, Twitter During Debate

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Facebook shared some examples (embedded below) of how Facebook Live was used during debate coverage, from CNN , ABC News , Fox News , BuzzFeed , The New York Times , NowThis and NBC News. Facebook and Twitter shared their analysis of users’ posts about the first presidential debate Monday night, and their findings were fairly similar. Facebook said 18.6 million U.S. Racial issues.

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Better Embedded Posts. Not only do publishers have more control over the look and size of the embedded post (it also adjusts automatically for mobile), it loads twice as fast as the old version. Embedded Live Videos. In addition to the improvements to embedded posts, publishers can now embed live videos on their websites. Embedded Comments. You see? Save Button.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

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Below is an example of a promoted tweet from T-Mobile. Think of them as embedded landing pages within your tweets, except they’re much more concise and require much less work from your followers,” states John Bonini , marketing director at IMPACT Branding & Design. Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know


Facebook Instant Articles was also released last year, which is a great way for Facebook to avoid the standard embedded browser mechanics that so many apps rely on. One example is brands paying influencers to promote their product, which has ultimately made it possible for those influencers to make a living by monetising their audience on the platform. What This Means for Brands.

Twitter Adds Conversation Ranking, Direct Reply Count to Mobile Apps

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Twitter announced via a Twitter Support tweet (embedded below) that it has added conversation ranking and direct reply count to the replies section of its apps. For example, when ranking a reply higher, we consider factors such as if the original tweet author has replied, or if a reply is from someone you follow. GM7DBEZbJr.

“Digitally Mature” Companies Make More Money

The Realtime Report

These companies are “using technologies like social media, mobile, analytics and embedded devices to change their customer engagement, internal operations and even their business models. Still looking for ways to convince your boss, clients or board of investors to invest money in realtime tools and strategies? Our research points to a real “digital advantage” to those that do.”

Does Google Freshness Update Make Online Reputation Management More Difficult?

Adam Sherk

Unfortunately a recent example that illustrates this concept in action is Joe Paterno and the terrible events that allegedly took place at Penn State. While the #1 and #2 organic listings are still a general bio and a Wikipedia page, the news onebox at the top and all eight listings under the embedded image results are related to the scandal. How It Works. What You Can Do.

7 Creative Ways to Increase Instagram Followers

Socially Sorted

By embedding Instagram pictures into a blog post, a few important things start to happen: You create a relationship between the places you and your brand are showing up. You can also give them an example of how they can benefit from connecting outside of the newsletter. Here is an example of an IFTTT “recipe” to allow you to set this up: Setting up an IFTTT recipe is easy!

7 Little Tricks To Achieve The Best Results In Social Media

Peg Fitzpatrick

A great graphic or embedded video is as important for the success of a post as the text. For example, #socialmediatips connects posts that are about social media. Everyone wants a shortcut to social media success but sadly there is no “easy button.” ” I’d like to share seven proven little tricks to achieve the best results in social media. Be helpful. Be brief.

FedEx Customer Video Turned Good PR

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In a blog post accompanying an embedded version of their video, Matthew Thornton, III, senior VP of FedEx Express U.S. Customers and employees weighed in on the blog post, most citing positive examples or stories about being grateful for working at FedEx. Let’s talk about a good response to a customer service, turned social media, crisis, shall we? And it broke. The lesson?

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Using Structured Data? Your Website Could Lose Traffic to Google

Bill Hartzer

Let’s take, for example, a site like Stack Overflow, a site that is a “language-independent collaboratively edited question and answer site for programmers.” In a recent post, Mattias points out that Google is directly embedding Stack Overflow responses in the Google search results. Let’s look at a specific example. The post Using Structured Data?

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Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

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Finally, Thakur and Nair provided examples of Audio 360 in videos (embedded below) from President Barack Obama and Mariachi Flor de Toloache. Facebook is bringing 360-degree audio to its 360-degree videos. Thakur and Nair described spatial audio as follows: Think of spatial audio as 3-D sound for 360 videos. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on Audio 360? Fuerza Imprevista.

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YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits


An example: The End the Awkward campaign by the Scope team has the right idea here. Here’s another example where they have a clear call to action that interacts with an overlay: This isn’t directly impacting their subscribers, but it is getting people to ‘subscribe’ to being a member of their family as a whole. YouTube Subscribe Buttons can be embedded anywhere on your website.

12 Strategic Ways to Use Pinterest Marketing

Peg Fitzpatrick

Embedding pins on your blog is easy and a great way to get more repins. Here’s an example of a post I shared on Google+: 10. Pinterest is fun and boosts creativity but at its social media heart, Pinterest is marketing. Very smart marketing! Let’s look at some smart ways to use Pinterest for marketing. You have those in place, right? Create boards with keywords in your title.

How to Build Trust in Your Brand Using Video

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It takes less time to engage the user than reading, and the user is then engaged until ready to follow an embedded call to action. Check out this excellent example of a customer testimonial video for Delcam, a CADCAM software solution company. Here is an example of one of ASOS’s catwalk videos (click the “View Catwalk” under the product image). How do you feel about bragging?

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How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy for Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This video by Inspired Bicycles is a great example of using the resources around you to create a video that works for your niche audience. Below is a YouTube Video about embedding: Search engines. This is a guest post from Neil Davidson. In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the amount of video people watch on the Internet. But where do you start? The key is strategy.

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Why You Need a Social Media Policy in Your Organization


A good example of how to handle customer feedback is the so-called Social Media Triage that is an “if this, then that” flow chart embedded into your Social Media Policy. In a previous post called Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors , Marina introduced what a Social Media Policy is and briefly described why it is important for your organization.

Everyone Can Now Create Twitter Moments: Here’s All You Need to Know

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Here’s an example of how a Moment looks when it’s shared within a tweet: Cool to see @ProductHunt experimenting with @TwitterMoments. ⚡️ “Snapchat Spectacles and Circular Video And as a way to boost this figure and encourage users to spread their creative Twitter Moments as far as possible, Moments can be embedded just like tweets.

17 Productivity Tools for the Ultimate Business Gain

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, you can have a look at my calendar. The forwarded email goes into my Remember the Milk, which is embedded into my Gmail pane through an awesome plugin. It has a pretty cool and completely customizable CRM that is embedded directly into Gmail. Every so often, I reevaluate the tools I use to see if something is better. In short, I work remotely. Let’s dive in.

Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know


There’s now a “</>” below every image in the catalogue that lets you effortlessly publish that particular image into your post (to be completely accurate and to quote from the terms for the first time, “Not all Getty Images Content will be available for embedded use, and availability may change without notice”). How easy is it really over all though?

Scaling Social Media by Changing Your Mindset

Justin Levy

If done correctly, social media becomes embedded into most functions within the business ranging from customer support to sales to email marketing to communications to product marketing and so on. For example, a Facebook sweepstakes may be led by a campaign manager who will pull together the other elements of the campaign such as email marketing, media buys and other promotional vehicles.

How Emails Are Evolving into Mailable Microsites

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Here are some examples of new email functionality that we need to pay attention to: Product and Content Browsing. Embedding video content in emails leads to inconsistent experiences across email clients, but between HTML5 video, YouTube, and services like LiveClicker and Movable Ink, you can generally deliver a solid inbox video experience to at least half of your subscribers. Video.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems


Because social learning is already a standard practice for best-in class communities, meaning the embedding of live learning opportunities into the community as part of an organization’s stable of engagement tactics. This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. ————-. We wrote about this acquisition here.). Social learning is a growing trend.

68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Twitter, Facebook

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Several celebrities and public figures took to Twitter to share their preparations for Emmy night, and examples are embedded below. The video from the red carpet, via the Emmys/Television Academy Facebook page , is embedded below, along with the 360 video of Kimmel’s monologue, which appeared on the pages of Jimmy Kimmel , ABC and Emmys/Television Academy. Tatiana Maslany taking home the award for best lead actress in a drama was the most-discussed moment on Twitter during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night. Rami Malek wins best lead actor in a drama.

Four Storytelling Methods

Geoff Livingston

Personification, third person storytelling, embedded journalism, and metaphors are just four ways to enliven content. Well executed, the person and their audience can share experiences together (Example: Beth’s Blog ). Embedded Journalism : This approach seeks to provide a journalistic view into an organization or related external events and happenings.

5 Amazing Benefits of Using Video Content for Sales

Koka Sexton

For example, you can set up the video to begin playing as soon as your website loads. By embedding videos in your social media content, you will be able to bolster your marketing campaign and increase your audience reach. Whether you are in sales or marketing, it is absolutely important to spread your reach as wide as humanly possible. Video Targets Non-Readers. The best part?