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What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

What should be your social media marketing budget? In the not-too-distant past, marketers used three per cent of turnover as the marketing budget ‘rule of thumb’. Newbies are often surprised by how much time social media can eat.

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5 Top Social Media Marketing Trends for 2023

Social Media Strategies Summit

It’s hard to imagine anyone not using social media today. Yet the industry continues to expand, with the global number of social media users climbing to almost 4.6 But not all social networks enjoyed equally strong years in 2022. Social Media

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New Social Media Advertising Strategies for 2023

Webbiquity SMM

Social media advertising requires marketing professionals to proactively respond to continually evolving user habits and adapt to different trends. Here’s a preview of five social media advertising strategies to look forward to in 2023. social listening”).

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Social Media Memes for Marketers

Ignite Social Media

What makes the world of social media go round? Social media memes bring cheer, joy and laughter to everyday life when used correctly. 8 Amazing Social Media Memes. Here are our top eight social media memes that meme a lot to us… get it?

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Last Minute Social Media Marketing Strategy for the Holiday Season 

Ignite Social Media

The holidays are a time when brands have an opportunity to engage with their customers in meaningful ways and boost sales. However, you can still take advantage of the remaining days coming into the season and drive engagement and revenue. Create a Social Media Countdown.

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Best-in-Class Tactics for Social Media Engagement

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to your organic content strategy (paid media as well) engaging your existing community is likely your core focus. However, how do you generate engagement without always “asking” for engagement? This technique is simple, fun, and engaging!

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Eight Fascinating Facts About B2B Social Media Marketing for 2023

Webbiquity SMM

You can probably guess the top two social networks for B2B marketing pretty easily, but do you know which platform is #3? What the biggest missed opportunity is for B2B marketers? How your social media marketing budget stacks up to your peers and competitors?

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10 Ways Government Agencies Can Increase Their Engagement on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

Social media for government agencies is about demonstrating your expertise, building trust and credibility, and providing audiences with fast, reliable, unambiguous information. Every government social media marketer occasionally struggles with ideas or a lack of content.

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Tips for 2021 Social Media Planning & Budgeting

Ignite Social Media

This past year many marketers were forced to reallocate budgets and pause marketing campaigns due to the coronavirus pandemic. 2021 Social Media Landscape at a Glance. Recent eMarketer data anticipates a 7% increase in digital media in 2021 and a 9.1%

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A Look Into the Future of Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

It’s hard to believe that we’ve provided social media marketing services for 15 years now. As the original social media agency in the United States, we have seen social media platforms grow from small startups into some of the most influential companies today.

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5 Ways to Future Proof Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is always changing, but one thing is for sure — it’s here to stay. Adopting a future-proof social media strategy will help you stay ahead of the curve. Social media changes so rapidly that it can be difficult to keep up.

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The Framework For a World-Class Social Media Marketing Strategy 

Ignite Social Media

Are you looking to take your social media marketing strategy up a notch? Social media marketing is one of the most important aspects of a business, and it can be difficult to create and constantly refine an effective strategy. Discover Social Media Channels.

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Seven Skills Every Social Media Manager Needs

Webbiquity SMM

Social media managers create innovative, high-quality content to engage followers and grow their company’s social media presence. Agility is a fundamental skill in social media marketing, essential for continuously adapting to the evolving digital landscape.

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Getting Started With Social Media Marketing for Virtual Events ?

Ignite Social Media

We get it — almost everything is hosted online, from social gatherings, conferences, and events. . For today’s blog, let’s walk you through how you can leverage social media marketing for events, especially when hosting them virtually.

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April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. How COVID-19 is affecting the Marketing Industry.

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Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update

Ignite Social Media

One week ago today, we wrote a blog post on how to think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak around the globe. Social Media Use, Engagement and Paid Efficiency are Way Up. Having said that, it does seem to be a buyer’s market right now.

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Helpful Insights for Brands to Shape Up Their 2023 Social Media Marketing: Ignite’s Most Popular Blog Posts

Ignite Social Media

Brands know by now that their presence on social media is more important than ever — 2022 proves that fact. The social media landscape is seen as an ever-changing field, not to mention a growing market of $221.29 Social Media Copyright and Fair Use Rules .

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Ignite Social Media Named Top Social Media Agency Back-to-Back

Ignite Social Media

We are proud to announce that Ignite Social Media was named a top social media agency by Agency Spotter! This is the second back-to-back year we have been included in the Top 30 Social Media Marketing Agencies report. About Ignite Social Media.

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Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

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5 Social Media Video Tips to Get More Engagement

Later

Social media video content is quickly becoming an essential asset for growing your community and sharing your brand story. And with a growing list of video features on different platforms, there’s never been a better time to start producing high quality social media videos.

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How to Earn Higher-Quality Engagement and Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

The purpose of social media is to make connections. So naturally, you’d think the more engagement you get on a post, the better. It turns out that one key factor in converting social followers to loyal fans is the quality of engagement, not quantity.

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Social Media Management Pricing; Considerations for Setting Your Budget

Ignite Social Media

Understanding social media management pricing and costs isn’t easy. So then, what should your brand set aside for social media management? Step One: Determine Your Primary Goals for Social Media. Social media is more than just posting to a Facebook page.

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Your Complete Guide to Creating a Social Media Strategy

Social Media Strategies Summit

It’s hard to remember when we weren’t all glued to social media. Yet the proportion of marketers using social media to reach new and existing audiences has risen every year since 2013: Image source. Invest in the best social media tools to save time and money.

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media Manager

Ignite Social Media

It can be difficult to evaluate the success of your social media marketing initiatives when social media is just one of the many marketing tactics you oversee. 10 Questions to Ask Your Social Media Manager. What social channels should we be on?

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How to Plan Your Social Media Strategy for Better Engagement

Visually SM

If you have a personal social media account, you probably know that people don’t actually prepare what they post there. In this case, the platform becomes a way of generating awareness, conversions, sales, as well as boosting your Digital Marketing strategy. Engagement.

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Small Business Social Media Marketing Strategies

The Realtime Report

Small Business Social Media. Marketing Strategies. Marketing your small business on Social Media is key to becoming successful. In this article we will discuss why small businesses need social media and tips and tricks to market your business.

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Social Media Live Streaming 101

Ignite Social Media

With fewer options for entertainment given the current global situation, brands, public figures, and users alike are turning to social media live streaming on these channels to pass the time. If your brand is considering social media live streaming, here’s what you need to know.

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7 Steps to Develop a Profitable Social Media & Digital Marketing Plan [podcast]

Pam Moore

· 7 Steps to a Profitable Digital and Social Media Marketing Plan. Developing a digital marketing and social media marketing plan that delivers measurable results requires more than a few pretty visuals or snazzy bite size videos you post on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Program is Failing

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many small business owners and marketing teams jump on social media expecting fast results. They are quickly disappointed when what they thought was a well thought out social media strategy, campaign or program fall flat on its face. Many social marketing plans fail simply because the marketing architect underestimated the amount of work required. 5 Reasons why marketers fail using social media.

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3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. Replay of a webinar I recently hosted with 3 Easy Steps to Get Your Social Media Budget Approved and Boss on Board with Your Plan ( grab a seat to the replay ). Your management doesn't understand social media and as a result is “afraid of it.

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New Survey Looks at How Marketers and Consumers View Social Media Engagement

Social Media Today

The latest report from Sprout Social looks at the differences between how marketers and consumers view and utilize social platforms

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How to Use Question Research to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Social Media Today

Integrating question research into your social media marketing process can be one of the most effective ways to boost engagement and performance

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How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers. But the two combined have changed B2B marketing in profound, evolving, and still not completely understood ways. Social Media Marketing Becomes a Thing.

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10 Social Media Tactics Marketers Need to Stop in 2021

Ignite Social Media

A new year means a fresh start for your brand’s social media marketing strategy. As we enter 2021, it’s time to drop some of those bad social media habits and focus on tactics that are designed to drive real, meaningful results for your business.

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5 Social Media Predictions for 2020

Ignite Social Media

As a social media only agency, our favorite time of year is when we get look forward to the next year and make informed predictions about where the space may be headed. Purely Organic Social Media Strategies Will Continue to Decline.

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Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. Yes, we have removed the opt-in wall and you can enroll in Social Profit Factor right now! Do you have social media problems? .

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3 Social Media Trends That Have Faded

Ignite Social Media

The fun of social media (and sometimes the pain) is how fast it moves and evolves. Social media trends that your audience loves and gives you great engagement on Monday may feel outdated a month, a week, or even a day later. Social media trends come and go.

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How to Develop a Social Media Strategy and Plan: 6 Essential Steps for Success [Webinar]

Pam Moore

Do you ever feel like you are spinning your wheels on the social web? Random acts of marketing? Random acts of Snaps, stories, quotes, tweets and visual marketing? . The key to success using social media for business is that you must not only understand the social networks and social media overall, but you must understand how to INTEGRATE social media into your business so that you can achieve your business goals.

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The Pros and Cons of Social Media

Ignite Social Media

In the last twenty or so years, social media has gone from a vague concept that people used occasionally to a critical part of life, especially for many young people. Social media has both its pros and cons, both for private users and brands. Pros of Social Media.

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Tips for Social Media Advertising this Holiday Season

Ignite Social Media

This past year many marketers struggled with their social media advertising efforts. State of Paid Media Buying in 2020. 2020 was a unique year for social media marketing, but the state of social ad buying specifically had some interesting points we want to address.

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Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. I do however, know a lot of marketers out there, who struggle with determining and identifying influence in social media and because of that, can not leverage it; and that’s NOT a commodity! Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. Now B2B marketing?

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The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018. According to a recent study from the DMA, only 48% of marketers believe they are receiving a positive return on their investment in social media. How to fix your social media fast.

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How to Develop a Profitable Social Media Strategy and Plan in 2018

Pam Moore

Are you tired of being sick and tired of not achieving a positive ROI from your time and money invested into social media? You feel as if you constantly spin your social media wheels with little real business results. You don't know where to start to build your social media plan. You started your social media plan but gave up as you have no idea how to budget or prioritize. The key inputs needed to succeed using social media for business.