New Twitter Features Summed Up


Tweet Last week, Twitter announced some major changes that will affect how both users and businesses use and spend time on the site. Here’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know


Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Twitter jumped onto the algorithm bandwagon only last month and has received its own amount of backlash from it.

What is Your Favorite “Real-time” Tool?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Branding , Business , Career , Facebook , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on December 12, 2009 | one response The theme of LeWeb ’09 was “The Real-time Web,&# but what exactly “is&# real-time?

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Twitter Hacks: 24 Tricks and Features You Probably Didn’t Know About


In the fast-paced Twittersphere, knowing the right Twitter hacks can be a huge advantage. Check out these 24 Twitter tricks and features you should definitely know about. Twitter tricks for Tweeting. General Twitter hacks and tricks. Twitter list hacks.

How to Craft the Perfect Post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Buffer Social

The way to get the most engagement on Instagram is very different than Twitter for example, – even for the same exact article or topic! In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of creating epic, engaging and beautifully crafted messages for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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How to Use Twitter Analytics: 15 Simple-to-Find Stats to Help You Tweet Better

Buffer Social

We social media marketers are a lucky bunch; not only are there a gigantic number of free social media tools at our disposal (everything from timing tools to social media management tools like Buffer ), there are free tools from the social networks themselves: Facebook insights, Pinterest analytics, and now Twitter analytics, too. The best tools to discover the best Twitter stats. Here are my go-to Twitter reporting tools. Twitter’s analytics dashboard.

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? consumers from ExactTarget and CoTweet (they are clients) called Twitter X-Factors shows that just 5% of Americans follow even one brand on Twitter.

What Counts As a Video View on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat? The Buffer Guide to Video Metrics

Buffer Social

Twitter has recently relaunched Vine as a camera app enabling users to capture and share short-form video on the platform. Twitter video. Here’s an example of how a video post looks like on the Facebook News Feed: Specs: What counts as a view? Twitter video.

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How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

Twitter has changed the way your business interacts with consumers online. If you’ve been looking for ideas to help elevate your Twitter presence and expand your business through Twitter , read on. How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business).

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches 15-Second Auto-Play Video Ads

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and WhatsApp: Facebook. Twitter.

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Get the Scoop on Twitters New Buy Button to Target Customers with Geo Located Ads


Last year, Twitter announced it would begin testing a revolutionary method for consumers to discover and purchase products using the social media platform. Only a small percentage of users in the United States would see a Twitter’s Buy Now button appearing on some tweets, presenting users with the ability to purchase directly from those tweets. Twitter’s Competition Wading into E-commerce. Twitter is certainly not alone in launching buy now buttons.

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ICYMI – Twitter Flight, YouTube Red and Snapchat

Danny WhatMough

Twitter opens up its Amplifier video ad platform and makes it much easier to use. Facebook tests a dedicated shopping feed. Twitter announces layoffs and shares rise. Twitter Flight announcements: New Mac app. New customer service options to link up Twitter handles. New embedding tweet options. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media.

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The New Twitter and Why Im Purging All 30,000 of My Friends

Stay N' Alive

The fact is, and it's taken me a long time to come to grips with this: Unfortunately, Twitter doesn't want you to auto-follow. For that reason I'm using Twitter the way Ev and Biz want me to, and I'm starting over. The New Twitter. How I Used to Use Twitter.

Social Media Updates: July


Changes to News Feed Ranking: Facebook announced another change to the algorithm that determines what people see in the news feed. Remember: the news feed algorithm regulates whether your fans see the content you post on your business page. Twitter.

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Feedly. Feedly gives you a single place to collect and read all of this content. Simply subscribe to as many feeds as you want, and Feedly will organize all of this content for you in a nice, easily digestible portal.

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Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner


If you are currently using Feedburner for your RSS feeds, you may have noticed – as we did – that your blog feed is totally dead. Whether they’re following you on RSS feeds or via an email subscription, these are your most ardent fans. FeedBurner Signs Off Twitter.

How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity SMM

You can use paid ads that appear in the LinkedIn news feed or send personalized messages to relevant professionals with the help of the Sponsored Inmail feature. Connect with Twitter. Connect with Grin on Facebook or Twitter. Guest post by Brandon Brown.

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Always Up-to-Date Guide to Social Media Video Specs

Sprout Social

Twitter. This type of video lives in your Facebook feed, and can be shared by brands or your friends. This format appears organically in feeds, but often gets “priority” on Facebook feeds. Desktop News Feed Link Video (Landscape, Square & Right Column). Much like the Facebook shared video, the Facebook Desktop News Feed Link Video lives in users feeds and can be either landscape or square. Canvas Video Ads Within News Feed (Mobile).

7 Bullet-Proof Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts Using Video

Razor Social

Next time you send out a newsletter with a new article, try embedding an animated GIF. Create a short teaser video and share it on Twitter. On their business blog, Twitter revealed that tweets with videos get 10X more engagement than tweets without. The videos that you make for Twitter don’t have to be long. In fact, the ideal length of a Twitter video is no longer than 45 seconds. Embedding a video into your blog posts helps you increase the dwell time.

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Media Relations Gone Wrong: How Not to Pitch a Journalist (Video)

Adam Sherk

Or stand over the fax machine feeding through one press release at at time. I sent it to you on Twitter. –But I embedded multimedia in my release.

So You Did Your Facebook Live Recording. What Next?

agora pulse

GIFs are lots of fun for Facebook or Twitter and can really draw attention to your blog post or video. TIP: Promote your GIFs on Facebook or Twitter to attract fans to your finished video or to promote your next one.

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How to Use Social Media and Influencer Marketing to Launch a New Business, Product or App

Pam Moore

However, just because it's easy to setup a new Twitter profile, Facebook business Page or Instagram Business Account doesn't mean you should wait until the last minute to figure out how to utilize social media as a component of your launch.

Demystifying the Technical Side of Social Media

Razor Social

Twitter Cards. Twitter cards are similar to Open Graph tags but they’re used specifically for Twitter. When someone shares your content, a ‘Twitter Card’ will be added to your content so that Twitter includes more information in the post.

Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content


There’s no point in sharing UGC for UGC’s sake — you need to be both strategic and considerate with it in your feed. . Check out this year’s winner, @bri.elle’ s photo submitted from her feed: . on their feeds! .

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How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

In this post I’m going to focus on four social platforms where any publisher can leverage distributed content to better control their social messaging: Facebook, Apple News, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Twitter Cards. Guest Post by Jim Dougherty.

Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks


One day, you may realize you need to brush up on your SEO, and the first resource that comes to mind is the SEO expert whose tips have been coming through your Twitter timeline. Do you have a well known image on Twitter, and are now trying to build up your Facebook profile contacts?

Association Social Media: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)


We’re on Facebook , Twitter , Google+ , YouTube , LinkedIn , and Instagram. We have seven Twitter feeds at the AVMA, but @ AVMAvets is our main feed and the other feeds are dedicated to specific topics (pet food and product recalls, job classifieds, disaster response, etc.).

The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

Sample reviews: “We have so much information and media available at our fingertips that it can be pretty tough to resist the urge to check our email, take a ‘quick’ look at Twitter, or see what’s happening over on Facebook. Post to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Mumbai Terror Attack on Social Media!

Atom Thought

. Twitter is shouting incessantly: Nov 27, 10:37 AM: deepakshenoy: CCTV footage from CST being shown, people shot outside the station, two guys came and opened fire , lobbed grenades. Posts like these are just not ending on twitter, they started off just after the blasts and shootouts began in Mumbai last night. . Tags: Digital Discover Digital Feature #mumbai Mumbai Attack Social Media terrorism and social media twitter

Office For Mac Macworld 2010 Recap

Jason Yormark

We did the best we could, and I’ve embedded our two daily recaps below. As of this blog post, the Office for Mac twitter account is closing in on 8,000 followers after a few weeks of going live.

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Goodbye Feedburner, Hello Feedblitz

Ari Herzog

Moreover, Feedblitz offers more than delivery by mere email and RSS, but also by Twitter update, Facebook wall post, and instant messaging alerts. Social sharing can also be customized and embedded inside the emails and RSS feeds. Photo of train by Bruce Fingerhood.

Content Marketing That Wins: Making Brands, Readers AND Google Happy

Social Media Strategery

If you missed it, we’ve created a Storify for the event hashtag and embedded the livestream and presentation below. They’re even using automated content creation and curation platforms to feed the beast and stay at the top of search rankings.

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5 best growth marketing strategies for B2B

For example, a Facebook paid update, with the Contact Us button embedded right in the news feed, contributes to positive exposure. In addition to Facebook, these call-to-action buttons have already shown their value when marketers use them on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links


Embedded Video Schema Markup: A 7-Step Checklist for Great Results – Couple solid authorship with good semantic markup best practices and you will achieve solid rankings. Be sure to catch the weekly roundups by subscribing to Kikolani’s full feed via RSS or email.

Words That Totally Make My Head Hurt | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Now, we do have spell-check and it is embedded is most of the applications we use everyday – email, smartphones and social networking sites. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

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The Infovore

Twist Image

Whenever I add another RSS feed to Google Reader or follow someone interesting on Twitter , I stop to realize that it's another bite in my voracious appetite for more and more information. It has multimedia embedded within it - images, audio and video - and you can grab it from nearly any connected device. twitter. Human beings have an unquenchable thirst for information. not just knowledge. Why are we like this?

LeWeb Bingo!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Business , Facebook , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on December 8, 2009 | one response Here in Paris, the excitement about LeWeb is palpable.

8 ways to effectively extend your Instagram reach

Sprout Social

Instagram automatically gives you the option to publish content to the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, for starters. You obviously don’t want all of your social feeds to look identical (think: a bulk of your Instagram content should be exclusive to Instagram). Embed your Instagram feed on-site. No matter what industry you’re in, embedding your social content on-site is a smart move.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

Here are some key learnings we’ve drummed up about how to get that first initial batch of followers on some of the major social media networks (specifically Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn). How to get your first 1,000 followers on Twitter.

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. 6 Share Images on Twitter using IFTTT. Are you on Instagram? Struggling to increase your followers? .