How Twitter & Facebook are making social media ads more transparent

Sherrilynne Starkie

A certain leader of the free world bandies the term about to denigrate negative media coverage but that’s not an accurate definition. Facebook announced it’s testing new ‘Trust Indicators’. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Twitter fake news

2019 Social Media Resolutions

Ignite Social Media

Going over this distinct group of improvements that people seem to choose at the beginning of the year got me thinking – what if social media channels attempted to improve in the same way we do? Facebook – Spend more time with family and friends.

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Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. One company had a lot of organic activity on its Facebook page.

February Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

It’s hard to keep up on the ever-changing landscape that is Social Media, but don’t worry, we got you. Here are a few of the February highlights from our bi-weekly newsletter – Social You Should Know. February Social Media Updates.

December Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

2018 has been a whirlwind of a year for everyone, but especially in the world of social media – a world that is changing by the day. Social didn’t slow down in December – read on for a round-up of December social media updates! December Social Media Updates.

January Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

We’ve compiled a few of the highlights from our bi-weekly newsletter – Social You Should Know. Keep scrolling for your January social media updates! January Social Media Updates. Facebook Continues to Push Stories with Added Features and Updates.

Social Media Updates: September

yMarketingMatters

September saw some great social media updates for marketers. Here are the most important updates you should be aware of to improve your social media marketing for your business: Facebook. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest post graphics. Facebook Ads.

4 Quick Social Media Wins for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

With all the information out there about social media marketing, it can be hard to know which next steps your brand should take to be more successful. We have four quick social media wins that you can easily start doing today.

Top Five: New social media ‘stories’ features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Must-know social media news for communicators and marketers for this week include new Stories innovations from Facebook and YouTube, insight on finance journalists, a new editor for a LGBTQ+ magazine and search innovations from Google. New CTA buttons for Facebook Page stories.

Getting everyone social media trained

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” said Ben Franklin about social media training never. Most organizations use social media channels in some way as part of their daily business. Social media training.

Social Media Updates

yMarketingMatters

Here are the latest social media updates to keep you ahead of the curve and make sure your marketing is up to date and successful! Facebook. Facebook confirms that these changes have rolled out to all Facebook Pages.

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. It's more than hopping on Facebook Live and hoping to get famous.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! Facebook. Changes to News Feed Ranking: Facebook announced another change to the algorithm that determines what people see in the news feed. Facebook Messenger Account Switching on iOS : Finally!

New Social Media Advertising Opportunities Outside of Facebook

Ignite Social Media

In this day and age, advertising on social media is practically a must if you want your target audience to see your brand message. With just under $24 billion in ad revenue in 2018, Facebook seems to be the basket that marketers have chosen to place all their eggs.

How to Measure Your Social Media Performance

Rebekah Radice

When was the last time you clicked over to Facebook or Instagram and scrolled through your feed? It can be a scary proposition to analyze your social media performance, but without an audit, there’s zero room for improvement. How to Measure Social Media Performance.

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. In 2007, when I joined Facebook, it was all about the one degree of separation between you, and who you knew. This extends to how we use social networks.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes. Social media audits.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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Q4 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

Catch up on the latest news from the social media world in with our Q4 social media updates. . Q4 Social Media Updates. Facebook Tests Keyword Blocking. Facebook users have gotten increasingly more selective about what they want to see in their feeds. Now, Facebook is testing a way to cater to their users. Facebook Pages, Instagram and Twitter do currently offer these features. Want to say in the loop on all things social ?

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.

Social Media and Procrastination

Saying It Social

A look into why social media sites are the go-to destination for millennials procrastinating, and how businesses can take advantage of these habits. The post Social Media and Procrastination appeared first on.

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances. Top 5 must know news and information from the world of social media for this week. Facebook gives video creators more ways to make money. Infographic: What social networks are doing to protect your information.

How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

agora pulse

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.

October 2018 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

S ocial media networks take this Q4 push to provide updates and release new products, while also provid ing tips and tricks on how to boost traffic, drive sales, and increase video views. Grab your pumpkin spice latte and catch up on the October Social Media Updates.

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. Use Targeted Social Media Ads.

115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? Social Media Is The New Newspaper. Did you know that Reddit is the most popular social media platform as a source of news? Social In Sixty Seconds.

Shape Up Your Social Media For 2019

agora pulse

So how about we shape up your social media for 2019? Ready for your social media workout? It’s no different for social media managers. Social media management in 2019 is intense. Here’s how to power up your social media in 2019.

August Social Media Roundup

Ignite Social Media

July showed Facebook introducing augmented reality ads, LinkedIn carousel ads and Snapchat’s Footprint feature. As we all know, the world of social media never sleeps. Check out below for our list of the top August social media updates! August Social Media Updates.

How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is. Many organizations are on social media, yet they don’t see tangible business advantages. Featured Headline Social Media consultant PESO model

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 Facebook? It's not “what can the social networks do for you today” but instead, “what can I do with the technology available to me today.” Social media is not free.

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? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

Top Flavored Water Brands on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Just like sports teams and fast food chains , sparkling and flavored water brands have been using social media channels to bring the popular drink to their thirsty customers. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

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Prioritize Your Social Media

The Social Media Incubator

Social media for your business can be the same way. If your business is on social media, it can be a struggle to determine which platforms could be best for you in the long run. There is a social opportunity for almost every business.

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives.

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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. The truth is Facebook owes you nothing.

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! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .