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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Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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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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Is Twitter really working for you? 10 questions

Direct Marketing Observations

How much, was I shaping my Twitter feed, and how much was Twitter shaping me? Does this mean that although we talk about Twitter being about quality, it is truly driven by quantity to be effective? Since joining Twitter what have you gotten out of it?

The First Question Marketers Should Ask Before Making Social Video

Likeable

Before you develop a video, ask yourself the following question, and don’t proceed until you have an answer: Are we trying to drive an action? Now more than ever, you can see how this plays out in the News Feed. “Social video” can mean almost anything.

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Are there blogs that you read regularly that you find so good that you end up sharing every post on Twitter? Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

Last week, I was given the opportunity to do a live question and answer session on Social Media Examiner ’s Facebook page. So without further ado, here is the transcript with the questions that were asked during that hour and responses from myself as well as fans.

12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event

SocialFish

12 Question To Consider About Hosting A Hybrid Event. If you are considering a hybrid experience, here are 12 questions to answer before proceeding. Tell the AV team they need to capture an audio feed from the sound board and plug it into the camera.

Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Twitter is Viral.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Why You Should Stop Following Inactive Twitter Accounts Right Now

agora pulse

Have you been using Twitter for a while? If so, you are almost certainly following inactive Twitter accounts. Inactive Twitter Accounts Make You Look Less Popular. Inactive Twitter Accounts Make You More Susceptible to Bots. Regular Maintenance Means a Better Feed.

Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Encourage comments, and when you get thoughtful comments or questions, respond and keep the conversation going. There will be times when someone (such as a prospect with a product or pricing question, or a journalist looking for the right expert to quote) needs to contact you directly rather than just posting a comment. By following these tips for the proper care and feeding of your blog you’ll increase your odds of blogging success.

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. We are going to go through a series of questions that will help you in your audit. If you have your brand name as your Twitter handle and a portrait photo of you on your profile, you are getting it all wrong. Follow me @Sociatic&# on my Twitter shirt.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Here are some content-related questions when it comes to blog marketing. Use the official Twitter retweet button.

Twitter Has Acquired Tweetdeck

Mindjumpers

Tweet Tuesday this week, the deal between Twitter and Tweetdeck was sealed. There have been rumours of the acquisition for several months now, but finally it was made official: Tweetdeck will be joining Twitter. Facebook Launches Questions.

How Are Associations Using Twitter?

SocialFish

——— Have you ever thought about all the goals your association has and how Twitter can help you achieve those goals? For many, the association Twitter account is treated like just another promotional channel. Guest post by SocialFish contributor Amanda Kaiser.

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. Journalists on Twitter.

3 Questions to Ask About Offensive Content on Your Blog

Kikolani

The question isn’t whether these tactics work at drumming up comments, social shares, response posts, and recognition for the authors as the heroes of free speech because for the most part, they do. Questions to Ask Yourself. 44 Blogging Questions and Answers.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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Twitter: An Explanation Evolution

Firebelly

” Although it has been around for a while now, Twitter is a social media platform that many have but still don’t know how to use. Here are the ways my answer to the question, “How do I use this?” Do I really need Twitter?

Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

Today I was speaking with one of my coaching clients and he asked me “Is there a Twitter cheat sheet anywhere I can get?&# The Twitter cheat sheet is a quick and dirty primer on Twitter. I’ll cover some of the basic terms, symbols, and ideas behind using Twitter.

Can't Facebook Kill Twitter?

Twist Image

Twitter does one thing right that Facebook isn't doing. No, it's definitely not how Twitter handle trolls and harassment. Facebook allows you to search for things like this, but the interface and feed doesn't pull it all together well, and the algorithm messes with how information appears. Still, let's think about how easy it would be for Facebook to kill Twitter (you know, just for fun!). . First, Facebook could simply pull in Twitter's entire feed.

Top 10 Questions of 2009

Bill Hartzer

In a troubled economy there are so many questions people ask on a daily basis. With all these different questions being asked, you’d be surprised to find out which ones actually made the top 10 list of questions asked on Ask.com. More than 50 million people visit Ask each month, where they are three times more likely to enter their queries in the form of a question than on other search engines. Ask.com’s Top Questions of 2009: 1. What is Twitter?

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Here are the questions you should ask yourself first: Do I need business instantly (and have no following)? Auto-mentions on Twitter have changed my life.

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.] ¬

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts?

Nine Types of Questions to Ask On Your Facebook Page to Get More Comments

ProBlogger

The post Nine Types of Questions to Ask On Your Facebook Page to Get More Comments appeared first on ProBlogger. And the most effective way I’ve found to do that (and not just on Facebook, but also on blog posts and any kind of social media) is to ask questions. 5: “Dreams” Question.

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17 Questions You Must Ask Before You Ditch Your Blog

Kikolani

Before you do anything drastic like deleting everything for good, answer this question for me. Get rid of anything that makes you question why you should continue to blog. And answer one simple question – do you enjoy blogging? Have you got buttons to share your posts on popular social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest? Check the stats for Kikolani: Twitter – 32K followers. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.

Twitter Basics – How To Get Started On Twitter

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Twitter is Viral.

Do Twitter Ads Really Work? A Surprising Experiment: 17.2 Million Views From a Single Twitter Thread

Buffer Social

Embracing Twitter: A $24,098 Twitter ads experiment. In July 2018, he decided to experiment with Twitter. Specifically, he was curious: If Twitter could be a great platform to repurpose content. How Twitter ads could help him amplify his content.

9 Questions with Sean Platt of Ghostwriter Dad

Kikolani

Even when not actively on Twitter or Facebook, social media affects everything we do. Not everyone subscribed to my Twitter feed wants to hear about my book every 20 minutes. 44 Blogging Questions and Answers. 3 Questions to Ask About Offensive Content on Your Blog.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

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. Twitter Is Finally Growing Again, Sort Of.

The Void That Twitter Could Leave

Twist Image

Dear Twitter, please don't go. These are dangerous times for Twitter. Their leadership is changing (it is being questioned and executives have been departing). Their users are curious (yes, there are millions of people still looking at Twitter daily, but are they really using it?). Many have written about the struggles of Twitter. Is there are place for Twitter or have Instagram and Snapchat become the darlings of the day? What Twitter does.

Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

A friend, whom I have introduced to Twitter, sends me emails with questions about various Twitter tools. When someone who is starting on Twitter or doesn’t have much of a network uses them, it tells me several things about them. Guest post by Brian Meeks.

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. ” Twitter Tools.

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Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Last week, it introduced its very own algorithm, following in the footsteps of Twitter and its parent company Facebook. Twitter jumped onto the algorithm bandwagon only last month and has received its own amount of backlash from it. The question now is, does Instagram need it too?

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader. Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds. As a result, the number of ways to get a new feed in to Google Reader has multiplied. In this article we will take a look at a few easy ways to subscribe to a new RSS feed. Add subscription will take any a keyword, feed name, feed URL or web page URL and attempt to parse it to find the feed you want. t have an RSS feed!)

10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

You’ve realized that Twitter isn’t just people sharing what they ate for breakfast and that there might be some real value to engaging with the 100 million active users that might give you valuable insights about your products, services, and competitors.

12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers

Myrland Marketing

12 TWITTER TIPS. Well, it’s no secret I’m talking about Twitter because I’ve made that obvious in the title of today’s post. There are 645,750,000 active Twitter users, sending an average of 58 million Tweets a day. SHOULD LAWYERS USE TWITTER? .