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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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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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! This isn’t to say that curated feeds are no longer “in.” Never miss an Instagram trend again.

Mark Zuckerberg Announces Major News Feed Changes

Myrland Marketing

If your Facebook News Feed has historically been dominated by updates from brands, businesses, and news media, get ready for a major shift. What you need to know today is that the trend you’ve seen of all social media sites wielding a heavy algorithmic stick is going to continue.

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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. We’re here to help you make the most of this social channel with these Twitter best practices. Jump on the Trends (if it makes sense).

Should We Be Worried about the Facebook Explore Feed?

agora pulse

Could the new Facebook Explore feed be the end of organic reach? What on Earth is the Explore feed? The Explore feed is a new tab on Facebook. The Facebook Explore feed shows you posts from pages and people similar to those you follow.

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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. How to share feed posts to Instagram Stories.

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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.

3 Social Media Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Likeable

For marketers, the key question is: What are the trends that can make my brand stand out and market more effectively on social media? Below are three major trends that will significantly gain in impact next year, ranked by urgency for implementation.

Top 5 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2019

Later

Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends for 2019 will be? Just like you have a content calendar for your Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook channels, in 2019 you’ll want to be doing the same with Instagram Stories. Instagram Marketing Trend #2: Influencers Get More Authentic.

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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? They debuted in September 2015 and offer huge potential opportunities, but if my news feed is any indication, sales have been slow. Facebook Experimenting with Alternate News Feed.

Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing

Devumi

Marketing with Twitter trending topics is a strategy that combines careful planning, even more careful research, and a bit of dumb luck. I’m going to show you all of the web resources that are going to help you find Twitter trending topics, and give you examples of what works.

Force Feed

Twist Image

They're doing the heavy lifting, in a world where most people can't be bothered with 140 characters on Twitter , so they've started snapping each other on Snapchat. It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. Force feed me. news feed.

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5 Data-Backed Social Media Trends You Need to Know for 2019

Buffer Social

Which is exactly why today we’re covering 5 data-backed social media trends you need to know to make 2019 your best year yet with social media marketing. 5 data-backed social media trends you need to know for 2019. Trend 2: AI-driven personalized customer experiences.

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2011 Social Media Marketing Trends

Webbiquity SMM

Just 5% of Americans said they were familiar with Twitter in 2008; by the fall of last year, that figure was 87%, and Twitter is now adding 300,000 new users per day. A new report from Focus, 2011 Trends Report: Social Media Marketing presents observations and predictions from eight leading social media experts (and me) about social media trends and developments to watch for in the coming year. Among the top 10 trends identified: 1. link on Twitter.

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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.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: .

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Trends. 6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Five feeds???

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The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Twitter launched “ While you were away ” to show tweets you may have missed since you last opened the app.

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New Twitter Features Summed Up

Mindjumpers

Tweet Last week, Twitter announced some major changes that will affect how both users and businesses use and spend time on the site. Here’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content.

10 Video Marketing Trends You Need To Follow in 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

Read on for our top 10 video marketing trends for this year. Trend # 1: The continued rise of video in Stories. Trend #2: The declining cost of video production. Source: Small Business Trends. Trend #3: Consumers will want to see a more educational & informative video.

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15 of the Most Important Instagram Trends to Watch Right Now

Hootsuite

Instagram trends can make or break your social marketing strategy. Brands that keep up with the top trends on Instagram can take advantage of new features and beta tools ahead of their competitors. These are the top trends on Instagram we’re watching right now.

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.

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.

5 Current Internet Marketing Trends With Staying Power | Small.

Small Business Mavericks

What You Can Learn From Web TV » 5 Current Internet Marketing Trends With Staying Power Trends come and go, but not all trends end up going. Facebook and Twitter – If you thought social media was a trend that would go away, you’d better face it.

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Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

Every where we turn, every device we turn on, every social network feed we scroll, there is noise. Many digital and brand marketers hop on Twitter with the hopes of grabbing quick attention of their target customer and audience.

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How to Get Ahead of This Year’s Social Media Trends

Convince & Convert

Instagram expanded video lengths to four times their previous length and implemented an algorithmic news feed to show top content first. Twitter changed their Home feed , introduced GIF search , and just announced updates to the 140 character limit.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover

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 Reddit: Facebook. Twitter.

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How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. But here’s why even a Jack Attack might not save the company from eventual MySpace-ization : Facebook is slowly strangling Twitter at every turn. Twitter rolls out Vine.

Twitter Creates a New Tool for Brands and Snapchat is Changing up Their Game | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Twitter has created a new dashboard for brands, Facebook changes their algorithm again, amongst other things, and Snapchat is changing up their game in a big way. Twitter’s New Dashboard for Brands. Think of it as a social media management tool created by and exclusively for Twitter.

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"The Chappys": How a Utah Construction Manager Built His Own Trending Awards Show on Twitter

Stay N' Alive

I've talked before about how growing a Twitter audience is simple. It turns out it's even more simple than I thought - The Deseret News (owned by the company I work for ) wrote today about a local Utah construction manager who created his own Twitter awards show called "The Chappy Awards".

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Share fresh, trending content consistently.

How to Drive Twitter Traffic to Your Website

agora pulse

Twitter is an awesome place to follow the latest trends, network with influencers and even tweet the odd celebrity (@jk_rowling for me). Writing about how to drive #Twitter traffic to your site. Data shows that the average Twitter CTR is 1.64%.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: .

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.

4 Content Marketing Trends You Should Follow In 2018

Your Escape From 9 to 5

But here are four trends that might help you find your bearings in the year ahead. For example, a real estate agency can feed data gathered by a top real estate CRM into an AI that will determine how and when to distribute what type of content, and to whom.

Use the Twitter Discover Tab to get More Twitter Followers

Devumi

The absolute worst thing your Twitter account can be is boring. If you’re not engaged, and using Twitter to its full potential, your enthusiasm for Twitter will plummet along with your follower numbers. The Twitter discover tab is there to help you.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Share fresh, trending content consistently.

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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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.

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.

20 Pros Reveal What Makes a Perfect Twitter Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

What’s your Twitter marketing strategy? Was it luck or brilliant Twitter marketing? Twitter Marketing Strategy Insights from 20 Experts. Below are some examples of what worked for these global giants on Twitter. It’s a cool feed for catching up on what’s going on globally.