How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’re raring to go.

How to Stay Relevant in an Algorithmic Instagram Feed

Convince & Convert

Instagram recently sparked a social media panic attack when they announced their decision to move from a chronological feed to an algorithmic feed. The move to algorithmic feeds will allow Instagram to serve users more personalized content suited to their interests.

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How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to curate content is an essential task for social media managers. As a social media marketer, you need to both create original content and curate content from other sources. Time spent reading niche-related blog articles is important to keep up with industry news.

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

In this post, I’d love to go through some of the less-known ways of customizing your Facebook News Feed to help you cut through the clutter, save time, and be more efficient. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them).

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Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Instagram was once the digital playground of hipsters and teens looking for a place to share pictures of frappes and puppies. Here are five of the top B2B Instagram feeds and some tips on how big brands use the image-sharing service as part of their business to business marketing strategy.

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How to Create a Facebook Ad Collection

Jon Loomer

Facebook quietly unveiled a new ad unit that is sure to make e-commerce brands happy: Collection. Let’s jump into everything you need to know about the Facebook ad collection… What is a Collection? Create a Product Catalog and Feed. Feel free to investigate it here.

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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. How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out? How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

How To Solve Your Biggest Instagram Challenges With Planoly

Peg Fitzpatrick

I can’t wait to share some of my favorite features that will help solve some of your Instagram challenges. This isn’t a sponsored review – I just wanted to share an app that I love! I can’t find comments to respond to. I forget to post on Instagram.

How to Gain Productivity

Ari Herzog

There were dozens of blog posts on my Feedly reading list. While I could have kept reading at a snail’s pace, I decided to mark them all as read and to start fresh the next time I open the program.

How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

Mindjumpers

Pinterest is especially a platform where people go and find inspiration, collect items found on the web onto boards to share with their network. You can follow users with similar taste and interests as you to repin what they have pinned or find items across the web on your own.

Facebook Canvas: How to Create an Immersive Facebook Ads Experience

Jon Loomer

Watch a video walkthrough of Facebook Canvas here… Facebook Canvas is a pretty amazing way to provide users an immersive, mobile experience through ads. How do I describe what these things are for people who haven’t seen them before? Tap to Expand. Tilt to Pan.

How to Create an Evergreen Facebook Ad Campaign

Jon Loomer

As I speak with Facebook marketers on a daily basis, a common theme arises: They are able to create campaigns that work for a while, but then they suddenly die. They are showing the same ad or group of ads to the same people. They’ve decided whether they are going to act on it.

How to Write Better Content for Social Media

Convince & Convert

I’ll answer this question for you: When you post something on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ you want tons of people to click and read it. And social media is a great way to promote your work and attract people to it. Here are some ideas you can take to each popular network.

How to Rise Above Social Media Algorithms

Sprout Social

However, whether you love, hate or are indifferent to social media algorithms, they’re likely not going anywhere. But not to worry, social media algorithms are nothing to be afraid of. Freshness is still a part of of the way content is displayed in feed.

How to Gain a Massive Following on Instagram: 10 Proven Tactics To Grow Followers and Engagement

Buffer Social

It’s an exciting time to get to know Instagram. The company just announced that it will open up a set of business tools including new business profiles, analytics and the ability to create ads from posts directly within the app. Ask users to “tag a friend” 5.

How to Market on Social Media Like a Global Brand

Peg Fitzpatrick

Want to market like a pro? Curious how the big brands market flawlessly? I’m super excited to partner with Sprout Social on a free webinar on August 2nd at 3 pm ET. In this webinar, we’ll cover how to market on social like a global brand.

How to Use Social Media and Influencer Marketing to Launch a New Business, Product or App

Pam Moore

However, just because it's easy to setup a new Twitter profile, Facebook business Page or Instagram Business Account doesn't mean you should wait until the last minute to figure out how to utilize social media as a component of your launch. Click To Tweet.

Show 479 - Learn How to Talk Like Ted

Engaging Brand

Anna Farmery speaks to the wonderful Carmine Gallo about his research into what makes a great Ted Talk. How to write a book like a great journalist. How to create a story through understanding the details. How to be persuasive in order to sell an idea.

How to Select an Interactive Marketing Agency

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Check out his earlier posts on How to Hire Your Social Media Marketing Partner and How to Hire Your SEO Partner. The best way to prevent agency angst is to select the right agency to begin with. Here are 25 selection criteria to help you do this.

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HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can build all the links you want, but if your website isn’t optimized, Googlebot won’t be able to crawl the site properly. Over the past several years, Google and Bing have released guidelines for webmasters to make websites more crawlable. This is a guest post by Harrison Jones.

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How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

As I seek to make this blog more and more a part of the social networks you participate in (I call this "From Fishers to Farmers" - something I speak about in my talks), I'll be documenting my progress along the way.

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How to Grow Your Audience With Hashtags for Instagram

Sprout Social

With the introduction of a new algorithmic based feed , and more brands jumping on the Instagram train, organic reach is becoming increasingly difficult to get. Trying to stand out on an app with over 600 million active users is no easy task. Why You Need to Use Hashtags.

HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite

Laurel Papworth

How to pull in Facebook Notifications into Hootsuite from Facebook Profiles and Pages using RSS feeds. How to Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite and use Facebook RSS feed. To Get Facebook Notification RSS feed. Your RSS Status Feed.

Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle

Laurel Papworth

Want to monitor a Brand Page like CocaCola or Facebook’s Marketing Page on iGoogle or another RSS reader? FACEBOOK PAGE WALL TO IGOOGLE RSS READER. I went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard.

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How to Create a Messenger Destination Facebook Ad

Jon Loomer

Facebook recently announced several Messenger platform updates , one of which was Messenger Destination for News Feed ads. I’ve already started experimenting with this, and many of those who see my Messenger destination ad have been asking me how I created it.

9 Social Media Goals You Can Set for Your Business (and How to Track Them)

Buffer Social

The thing we love most at Buffer is to help you succeed at social media. And a key part of social media success is knowing which goals and targets to set for your team. Let’s get started… 9 social media goals for your team (and how to track them).

How to Use a $5 Twitter Ad to Redefine Your Facebook Strategy

Jon Loomer

But on Twitter, $5 can buy you something a lot more valuable — a data mine that you can use to redefine your entire digital strategy. Here is our “$5 Twitter Ad Three-Step Method” to optimize your brand’s Facebook advertising strategy.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Unlike other modifiers attached to the discipline (consumer marketing, b2b marketing, trade show marketing, digital marketing), the term “content marketing” doesn’t describe an audience, tactic, or channel, but rather a completely different approach to marketing.

How to Hire Your SEO Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are two enormous issues with search engine optimization that hinder your ability to zero in on the right partner: Rapidly changing, constantly evolving rules. With this in mind, the first two things you want to evaluate in a potential SEO partner are: Methodology.

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How to Make Your Facebook Ads Convert

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, you need to create an ad that attracts clicks, which usually is the easy part, and then you need a decent percentage of the people clicking through to be potential customers. The last thing is a bit harder to control but has a huge impact on the end result.

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How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They add a few lines of HTML metadata to blog posts and other thought leadership content that enable brands to stand out from the pack in Twitter feeds that are full of text.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. It may be easy to dismiss the image and video messaging mobile app as a millennial fad, but with 100 million daily users it’s definitely reaching a large audience.

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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How to Build Better [Business] Habits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

on a Wednesday and that fully loaded triple-decker sandwich from the nearby deli has you wondering how long you can get away with catching some z’s under your desk, or if that drawing-eyes-on-your-eyelids thing really works. No other projects to stimulate you?

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How to Improve Your News Feed Ranking on Facebook

Mindjumpers

According to a research done by comScore called “The Power of Like: How Brands Reach and Influence Fans Through Social Media Marketing&# , users on Facebook spend the majority of their time, more specifically 27% of their time, looking at news feeds and homepages. Tweet.

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Facebook Canvas Custom Audiences: How to Create

Jon Loomer

Facebook quietly rolled out a big update for brands utilizing Canvas: The ability to create audiences of people who have engaged with that content. Earlier this year, Facebook unveiled Canvas , a way for brands to create an immersive experience for users without leaving Facebook.

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2012 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Although the rollout of Timeline met with a lot of resistance from those used to the previous interface, over time we’ve all realized that it offers much more control over the visual branding of pages than ever before. Nike uses humor to reach out to the unfit masses!

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How to Optimize Your Social Media Workflow

Sprout Social

A social media manager’s work is never done and it seems like a new task gets added to your checklist every week. They all promise to shorten your work hours, while increasing your productivity. It is important to note that there is no shortcut of value in social media marketing.

Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data

Sprout Social

Gone are the days of posting to Instagram, crossing your fingers and hoping for the best. With algorithmic changes and the increasing need for paid social efforts, the time to rely on your core Instagram analytics data is now. Discovering chances to make new connections.

Feature Friday: How to Increase Web Traffic

Ari Herzog

Targeted traffic on the other hand refers to people who already have interest on the content of your site and will constantly visit it. Probably because you have a content that appeals to their needs and they will continue to come back as long as you retain your high quality creation efforts.