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.

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

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.

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!

Facebook scandal: The dawn of a new era in social media marketing?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Issues about trust, transparency and ethics in social media are being discussed around many dinner tables this week. Facebook’s so-called data breach is dominating news cycles, and the story is making people more aware of how the social network uses their data.

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). Facebook was opened up to the public in 2006. Buyers appreciate business social media use.

Explaining Social Media Marketing To My Mom

Firebelly

If it wasn’t hard enough explaining social media in general to my mom, having to explain my job in social media marketing was an even bigger banana to peel. And then I came at her with the mother of all break-downs: Social Media Marketing 101.

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.

Encouraging Your Staff to Use Social Media Can Reap Rewards For Your Organization

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Ben for sharing his insights on the topic of engaging employees in their use of social media! In today’s digital age, social media is one of the main driving forces behind a business. Invite certain employees take over the company social media for a day.

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.

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.

What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results. But, not just any social media scheduling tool will do. Social media calendar.

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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.

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.

4 Rules for Successful Interaction with your Social Media Audience

SocMed Sean

Thanks to James for sharing his insights on the topic of social media engagement and how to interact with customers! Building a following for your social media can be quite challenging. This week we welcome a guest post from James Scott.

Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

All the updates you need to know about for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin to grow your business and keep ahead of the curve! After the slow month of April, May seems to be back on track with every other fast-paced, exciting month in the world of social media. Facebook.

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? .

Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features. This week's must-know news from the world of social media includes new features and functions from Instagram, Facebook Messenger, LinkedIn and Twitter. New reporting tools for Facebook Messenger. REPORT.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.

Social Media Updates January

yMarketingMatters

There have been some important social media updates in January. These updates will keep you informed of the latest changes to social media channels, and in turn, give you the knowledge to help you optimize and improve social media marketing for your business.

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.

Free Tools for Startups to Boost Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

While it’s almost unheard of for businesses to completely ignore social media these days, startups have to be especially mindful of its advantages and uses. Here are some unique tools to help boost the social media presence of your startup. Guest post by Nick Rojas.

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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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.

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

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? .

Social Media Updates: March

yMarketingMatters

March saw a few relevant new social media updates that will help you to be more effective, resourceful and efficient in your social media marketing for your business. Facebook. Now, Facebook-owned Instagram is following suit. Blog Social Media Updates Tips

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.

Social Media Roundup- Father’s Day 2018

Ignite Social Media

Today, we’re breaking down who succeeded and who flopped on social media this Father’s Day. BarkBox is another brand that caught our attention on social media this Father’s Day…again.

Why real social media experts are also great writers

Sherrilynne Starkie

Why is good writing important for social media success? million Facebook updates are made, there are 3.8 This takes writing skills and talents across the range of media categories. Are you sure your social media expert has the writing chops it takes to succeed?

Four Ways to Develop Amazing Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

Are you envious of all the beautiful social media content filling your newsfeed and thinking, “How can I create amazing social media content for my brand?” Now, it’s important to understand why social media content is so valuable. Facebook: 90 seconds.

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. Posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Social Media Updates: June

yMarketingMatters

Facebook Updates. If you’re trying to build your brand using Facebook with a strong a content marketing strategy, you’ll love this new update. Facebook recently launched Author Tags to help you connect with your fans. Payments in now in Facebook Messenger.

Take the 30-Day Social Media Challenge!

Jenn's Trend

With all the newest feature announcements from Facebook at F8 this week (you can watch my recap of that here), it got me and my friend Mike Allton (from The Social Media Hat) thinking about trying new things on social media. The post Take the 30-Day Social Media Challenge! Social Media online marketing social media social media goals social media marketing social media strategy social media success

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.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

July has been a bumper month in social media! All the major social media platforms came out with at least one update. However, background wallpapers might be removed completely, so don’t call your designer just yet… Facebook New Tools for Video Publishing.

Social Media Updates – February

yMarketingMatters

The month of love saw many new social media updates that I loved. Here are the latest social media updates and changes to help you optimize and make the most of your social media marketing efforts for your business. Facebook.

Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool?

Social Media Updates: April

yMarketingMatters

Things happening at breakneck speed in technology these days, and social media service providers are doing their best to vie for the most popular, most innovative and most highly sought-after spot among their users.

Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Do you dream about your content showing up on top of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn News Feed? The truth is marketers have no guarantee their content will be seen on any medium, platform or social network, by anyone, let alone their target audience.

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