Top Five Social Media News: Instagram native scheduling is here!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Pinterest has launched a personalized “ shopping hub” that displays at the top of users’ feeds with product recommendations pulled from retailers’ organic ProductPins and Catalog feeds. Native scheduling comes to Instagram, finally!

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

Pam Moore

Are you tired of looking for the magic easy button to help you get your business content to the top of the News Feed? Do you dream about your content showing up on top of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn News Feed?

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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How to Share Posts From the Instagram Feed to Stories

Buffer Social

Instagram has released a new way for users to easily share feed posts to stories. More than 300 million users now use Instagram stories daily and this update will enable them to share any post from their Instagram feed directly to stories.

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New Facebook And Instagram Ad Options | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Can the world handle two Facebook news feeds? We may find out, plus automated Canvas ads and Instagram stories expand opportunities for advertisers, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Instagram Offers Stories Ads Globally and FB Automates Canvas.

10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook.

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FTC Cracks Down on Instagram, Twitter Starts to Grow | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

While Pinterest embraces its search engine reality, the FTC proves it knows how social networks work and Twitter starts to grow again, all in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. FTC Issues Warning to Instagram Celebs. Twitter Is Finally Growing Again, Sort Of.

Best Practices for Twitter

Ignite Social Media

Twitter gives users the ability to stay in touch with their favorite brands, in a “happening now” atmosphere. When using any social platform, like Instagram , Pinterest or Facebook, it’s always helpful to have some tips and tricks to follow.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Nearly 6 years after its initial release and 400 million users later, Instagram is fast-approaching the ad-supported dominance of Facebook. Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook.

10 Hacks to Save Time on Instagram

Later

Looking to be more productive and save time on Instagram? . When it comes to marketing your business on Instagram, you need creative content to captivate your audience and a strong strategy to grow your following. View this post on Instagram. Welcome to Instagram writer’s block!

9 Popular Instagram Trends of 2019 (So Far)

Later

Summer has finally hit, and while most brands are taking a vacay, now’s the time to level-up your Instagram strategy and jump on some of the hottest Instagram trends in 2019! View this post on Instagram. This isn’t to say that curated feeds are no longer “in.”

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Here’s Why Brands Are Taking Over Your Instagram Comments

Later

Have you spotted Instagram comments from huge brands or celebrities popping up in your feed as you scroll through the latest posts? . It used to be that brands wanted to receive Instagram comments from followers to grow their account.

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

It’s 2019 and learning how to schedule Instagram posts for free is still one of the best ways to save time, increase your productivity, and stay connected with your Instagram followers. Save Time Uploading Instagram Posts from Your Desktop. How to Schedule Instagram Posts.

How to Manage Instagram DMs

Later

Wondering how to manage Instagram DMs without spending your whole day on the app? As your account grows, you’ll naturally see an increase of Direct Messages in your Instagram inbox, and that’s great! How to Manage Instagram DMs Tip #1: Set Your Tone and Style for Your Replies.

Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

For example, I’m still trying to figure out why Instagram doesn’t have a good way to upload photos from the desktop or why Twitter makes it so hard to switch to desktop view on an iPad or tablet.

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How to Choose the Perfect Instagram Username

Later

Finding perfect Instagram usernames (that are still available) can be tough! . And as more people use Instagram to search for brands and products than ever before, it’s essential that your account is easy to find — and one to remember. Why Instagram Usernames Are So Important .

How to Build an Amazing IGTV Strategy (According to Instagram!)

Later

Video is the future of Instagram and a ton of brands are now creating long-form video content for IGTV to drive real business results — so you’ll want to jump on board the trend! Finally, and most importantly, IGTV is connected to Instagram.

10 Brands Killing it with User-Generated Content on Instagram

Later

Sharing user-generated content (UGC) is one of the most effective ways to build brand love and strengthen your online community on Instagram. Get inspired by these 10 brands taking user-generated content to the next level on Instagram: UGC Brand Inspo #1: Set a Challenge like @over.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019

Later

Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) on your Instagram posts in 2019. A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags. The Different Types of Instagram Hashtags.

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has been around now for nine years; during that short time it’s changed both the PR profession and practitioners alike. I’ve built an international following and have had many great opportunities come my way thanks to my Twitter profile. How to be smart on Twitter.

4 Alternatives to Iconosquare to Manage your Instagram Accounts

agora pulse

Iconosquare has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a free Instagram analytics tool. It now supports both Instagram and Facebook. It also supports some scheduling and management of your Facebook and Instagram profiles. Manage multiple Instagram accounts.

8 New Ways to Get More Instagram Followers in 2019

Later

Times have changed, and it’s not as easy to get more Instagram followers as it was a year ago. With over 1 billion monthly users, an ultra-smart algorithm, and tons of clever, creative brands on Instagram, it’s a competitive place if you want to grow your account and boost your following.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Advertising (+ Free Infographic!)

Later

With over 2 million monthly advertisers , more businesses are realizing how effective Instagram advertising can be! Whether you’re looking to grow your Instagram account, make sales, or drive more traffic to your website, a creative and well-targeted Instagram ad campaign can drive great results. In our Ultimate Guide to Instagram Advertising , we cover everything you need to create, launch, and measure the success of your first Instagram ad campaign!

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Direct, Twitter Mirror and Photos in DMs

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Instagram Instagram Direct Twitter Twitter Mirror

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7 Instagram Content Ideas for Creatively Blocked Social Media Managers

agora pulse

Keeping your Instagram feed fresh with diverse content can be taxing—especially when your time and budget are tight. To help you create Instagram content, I’ve put together seven ideas with examples that really work, so you can try them out for yourself. Instagram

7 Instagram Rumors That Even Smart Social Media Managers May Believe

agora pulse

You’re a savvy social media manager who knows how to successfully wield the power of Instagram … except lately, you’ve heard things. Instagram rumors abound, and you think that maybe some of them are actual facts. “Instagram wants you to use hashtags.

8 Instagram Analytics Tools to Help You Grow in 2019

Later

Looking for an Instagram analytics tool to help you grow your account in 2019? One of our biggest Instagram predictions for 2019 is that businesses will be investing a lot more time and energy into tracking their Instagram analytics and optimizing posts based on their learnings from the data.

Why We Still Love Twitter

Likeable

Ah, Twitter. Arguably the most polarizing social platform, Twitter has had its share of ups and downs in recent years, but for better or worse has become a main forum for public discourse. From a marketing perspective, there are certainly reasons to be skeptical of Twitter.

How to Create and Use Instagram Quotes in Your Strategy

Later

Contrary to common belief, Instagram quotes are more than just good “filler content.” ” A lot of businesses post quotes on Instagram to achieve their specific marketing goals, like driving more sales and building brand affinity. Haven’t used Instagram quotes yet?

Top 5 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2019

Later

Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends for 2019 will be? There’s one thing every business on Instagram has in common: the desire to increase Instagram engagement. Until then, you can always create your own branded Instagram Stories GIFs ! Instagram

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Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Signs Ad Deal, Twitter Bans Porn on Vine

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 Reddit: Facebook. Twitter. Twitter bans porn videos on Vine - last week Twitter officially banned pornographic content on Vine (CNN).

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6 Tips for Organizing Instagram Content with Later

Later

Over 100 million photos and videos are uploaded to Instagram every single day — but with all that posting comes a very real challenge: how do you organize your Instagram content? Enter: Instagram apps to help make your life easier (and your content organized and searchable)! .

How To Manage Your Instagram Followers

agora pulse

Instagram is a great tool for building connections with your audience but unless you have a plan to manage your Instagram followers you could be letting those relationships disappear. Like Twitter, Instagram lets us reach out and interact with anyone who has an open account.

Why Real Instagram Followers Matter and Where to Find Them

Postcron

Did you know more than 80% of accounts on Instagram follow a business ? That alone should tempt you to see how Instagram can work for your company. If you’re using Instagram for business , fake followers won’t help you for one simple reason: they will never turn into real customers.

What to Look for in an Instagram Posting App

agora pulse

When I first started managing Instagram accounts for organizations, I did it all manually. I would have to schedule times in my calendar for Instagram posting. Have you been posting manually to Instagram? Why Use an Instagram Posting App?

How to Run Your Own Instagram Audit: 8 Steps to Building a Better Profile

Later

Whether you’ve been using Instagram for a few months or several years, it’s never a bad time to run an Instagram audit! . Looking to run an Instagram audit but aren’t sure where to start? In this post, we’ll cover how to run your own Instagram audit in 8 easy steps.

How to Improve Your Instagram Reach

agora pulse

What business doesn’t want their Instagram posts to gain more visibility? The key to increased visibility is to expand your Instagram reach. If one of our friends comments on a brand’s post on Instagram, we won’t see it unless we also follow that brand or they tag us.

The Meme-ification of Instagram

Buffer Social

We’re seeing this happen on Instagram today: less polish, more authenticity. Keep reading for examples, inspiration, and directions on the meme-ification of Instagram and how to ride the wave. The Trend on Instagram: Less Polish, More Authenticity.

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Best Instagram Apps for Marketers

Buffer Social

By itself, the Instagram app is awesome and powerful. But do you know all the best apps to take your Instagram marketing to even greater heights? There’s no shortage of great Instagram apps for marketers. The Trend of Standalone Instagram Marketing Apps.

Social media top 5: Twitter takes on spammers and bots

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media Top Five: Twitter cuts off spammers and bots. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google are all featured. Twitter's fight against spammers and bots. Instagram takes aim at Snapchat (again). Social Media Facebook Google Assistant Instagram Twitter