How to Become a Social Media Manager: 18 Experts Share Advice

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Learn from these gifted and experienced social media managers about what it takes to be successful in the social media industry. Are you hoping to become a social media manager, either for your own business or as a consultant to others?

13 of the Best Free Social Media Management Tools

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Want to know what free social media management tools the top industry pros can’t live without? Everything on this list will help you with fun things like Instagram Stories and hashtags, as well as managing the nitty-gritty data side of running a business on social.

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Native Tool or Social Media Management Tool: Which Is Better?

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If you have been managing social media for a while, you are probably wondering, “Is using a native tool better than using a social media management tool?” What Are Your Social Media Goals? Which social media platforms are you using?

Social Media Management 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

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Are you now handling social media in-house? Learn the basics of social media management for businesses and agencies in this invaluable guide. Social Media Planning. To get started with social media planning, follow these five steps.

The 6 Things Marketers Expect from Social Media Management Tools (but don’t have yet)

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The World of Social Media Tools is an overcrowded, making it difficult for users to navigate the maze of features and pricing offered to them. But when you ask social media experts if these tools offer what they really need, the answer is often a resounding “no.”

10 LinkedIn Statistics for Social Media Managers to Keep in Mind [Infographic]

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As a social media manager, you’ll want to have these facts at the forefront of your mind for your LinkedIn social content. . The following LinkedIn infographic from Oberlo highlights the top 10 statistics that everyone in the marketing space should know.

Social Media Marketing 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

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New to the world of social media marketing or just need to ensure you’ve got the basics down? Here’s your informative walk-through of social media marketing. Social media can be overwhelming at times. Create your social media strategy.

5 Social Media Management Tools and Services You May Not Know About Yet (But Should)

Kikolani

In this post, I’d like to introduce you to five social media tools and services I have mentioned in posts this year that have elicited that reaction and what you can (and should) be doing with them. is available on social media. 99 Social.

How Our Social Media Management Tool Continued Evolving in 2019 [Infographic]

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Social media platforms are continually evolving … so shouldn’t the tool you use to manage them do the same? Our social media management tool allows you to publish, engage, and report on social media from one easy-to-use dashboard.

Social Media Marketing Statistics Highlight the Importance of Trustworthy Engagement

Meltwater

The role of social media manager is often relegated to junior staff. If you're considering… Read More.

140+ Social Media Statistics that Matter to Marketers in 2020

Hootsuite

Social media statistics are a key ingredient in any social media marketing strategy. Behold, our list of the latest social media statistics. GlobalWebIndex’s Social 2020. General social media statistics.

4 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules.

20 LinkedIn Statistics That Matter to Marketers in 2020

Hootsuite

This year’s LinkedIn statistics paint a rosy picture, and we’re not surprised. Download the complete Digital 2020 report to learn where to focus your social marketing efforts and how to better target your audience. LinkedIn user statistics. LinkedIn usage statistics.

4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules.

28 Pinterest Statistics Marketers Should Know in 2020

Hootsuite

See how Pinterest stats measure up against other social media networks and beyond. Pinterest is now the third-largest social network in the U.S. Pinterest closed out 2019 by overtaking Snapchat as the third-biggest social network in the United States.

23 YouTube Statistics That Matter to Marketers in 2020

Hootsuite

This year’s YouTube stats show that—spoiler alert—YouTube is still bigger than all the other social media platforms. YouTube user statistics. YouTube usage statistics. YouTube for business statistics. YouTube advertising statistics. YouTube user statistics.

Secret Social Media Engagement Hacks You Shouldn’t Be Without

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In this article I’m going to show you some secret social media engagement hacks that will work if you have zero budget, a low fan count, and a marketing team of … just you! So here we go with the best secret social media engagement hacks you need to know about!

Top 5 Video Creation Tools For Social Media Managers

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Video marketing is an absolute must for social media managers today and with good reason. Adding video to your social media channels produces higher engagement, greater brand loyalty and more interest in your product or service.

Mind Your Manners: Etiquette Tips for Your Social Media

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Are you using your best manners on social media? Or do you need a little brushing up on your social media etiquette? And just like we sometimes need reminders about good etiquette at the dinner table, we may need reminders of the basic rules of etiquette in social media.

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How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

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Social media success means different things to different people. Yet everyone wants to know the answer to the ultimate question: Am I successful on social media? The first step is to understand what your social media goals are and measure against them.

What to Do (and What Not to Do) in Social Listening

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Even though 76% of marketers say they need a data-focused strategy to succeed online, only 24% of brands actually engage in social listening. The majority of marketers are not using one of the most powerful and cost-effective methods of engaging with their audience.

Social Media New Year’s Resolutions That You’ll Have Fun Achieving

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As director of Contentworks Agency , I’m using December to plan for 2020 and make a commitment to improving and evolving my social media strategies. So, let’s look at some New Year’s resolutions that social media managers should consider. Social Media Management

Should My Business Bother To Have Social Media KPIs?

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And yes, you should bother to have social media KPIs. The first is that many businesses now see the potential value of acquisition and retention that social media may bring to their business and want to amplify it. Which Social Media KPIs Should I Measure?

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How to Shop for the Right Social Media Agency

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It’s finally reached the point where your brand can no longer manage your social media channels in house. You want to grow your social media engagement or your pages have been neglected for a long time but you don’t have the knowledge or resources to manage them. .

How to Prove Social ROI to Your Boss (Who Doesn’t Really Get Social)

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You’re managing the social media networks for your organization and in your opinion, it’s going great. Social media has become increasingly data-driven which means that social media managers today must prove social ROI (return on investment) to their boss.

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How to Prove Social ROI to Your Boss (Who Doesn’t Really Get Social)

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You’re managing the social media networks for your organization and in your opinion, it’s going great. Social media has become increasingly data-driven which means that social media managers today must prove social ROI (return on investment) to their boss.

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Scheduling Instagram Posts

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Scheduling software can be one of the best tools that you can have in a world that relies so heavily on social media. This makes the process of organizing your social media calendar so much easier, allowing you to plan posts for the perfect days and times.

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

These are the record-breaking statistics coming out of Coachella 2016, the popular, multi-day, annual April concert that kicks off a plethora of outdoor music festivals across the U.S. It’s no secret that there is brilliance behind Coachella’s social media marketing & branding strategy.

15 Simple Ways to Increase Instagram Engagement

Hootsuite

Increasing Instagram engagement takes time and it takes effort. In this article, you’ll learn what Instagram engagement means, different ways of measuring your engagement rate on Instagram, and 15 simple things you can do to increase your brand’s Instagram engagement.

How to use Facebook tools to boost your engagement

Sprout Social

That is, if you have the right Facebook tools to understand your audience data and maximize your engagement rate. Engagement rates. The list of what Insights manages to cover is truly expansive. Businesses today have dozens of choices when it comes to social media channels.

How to Turn Friends Into Fans with Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Today, we’re welcoming Convince & Convert’s Community Manager, Christin Kardos. As Community Manager, Christin is a wizard at engaging Convince & Convert’s audience via social media. I’m Community Manager at Convince & Convert.

The Art of Copywriting: How to Write Better Captions that Get Engagement

Buffer Social

While we don’t typically associate the art of copywriting with social media captions , the two are deeply intertwined. The Art of Copywriting: How to Write Better Captions that Get Engagement. Share facts, figures, data, and statistics to lure your audience in.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. across all major social networks.

Social Pros 9 – Christopher S. Penn, WhatCounts

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 9 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Chris, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: social media as a B2B lead generator!). Social Pros Shout Out.

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1

Social Pros 9 – Christopher S. Penn, WhatCounts

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 9 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Chris, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: social media as a B2B lead generator!). Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Social Pros Shout Out.

20 Proven Ways to Increase Engagement With Your Audience

Writtent Blog

One of the most critical objectives for content marketers is increasing engagement with website visitors. While the term has been around for decades, the concept of engagement has taken center stage in the digital age. Why Engagement Matters. Include Multi-Media Options.

Google Analytics Unveils a Set of Social Reports

Mindjumpers

Tweet When working with social media, the prime challenge is to measure its value, through different parameters. With the rapid growth in the use of social media by brands, there is a need to analyse the returns and benefits of going “social”.

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The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. Social Media Users: 134 million, +26% in the past year.

Want better results? Start with social testing

Sprout Social

When you’re talking about your brand’s social media strategy and someone asks why you approach some aspect of social in a certain way, what do you say? Getting started with social testing. Social media tests are structured and measurable. Engagement

Social Media Engagement is the New Social Media Marketing: How To Do It Well

Buffer Social

At Buffer, we think a lot about the future of social media. Social media is as much about engagement with other people as it is about sharing content. It’s why we call it “socialmedia. People expect businesses to respond on social media, and fast.

The Ultimate Guide to More Social Media Shares

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Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social media platform one thing is true: social sharing matters! Social sharing creates awareness of your brand, increases ROI and multiplies your fan base. This applies to your blog and social media posts.

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Buffer Social

I’d imagine that a social media marketing strategy could feel the same way. You can see that others have climbed the social media mountain; you’ve got few ideas how to get there yourself. If you need a social media marketing plan, start here.

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