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Three Challenges to Remote Work and How to Overcome Them

Spin Sucks

Jackie Jensen interviews three remote workers and shares their challenges and how to overcome them. The post Three Challenges to Remote Work and How to Overcome Them appeared first on Spin Sucks. Companies around the world are embracing remote work options. However, workers still face challenges when working outside of a traditional office.

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How to Structure a Successful Planning Session

Spin Sucks

Plan for the Planning Session Your planning session needs to be planned! Choose a weekday to do your planning session so your team doesn’t have to take precious time away from their personal lives to join. Then, send an agenda at least a week before the meeting so your team can wrap their heads around what you plan to cover and prepare their ideas. Please.

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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 new feed is still in beta, but once released widespread, it is possible that users will only see up to 30% of the content produced by the people they follow —similar to how Facebook feeds work.

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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. Still, feeding the content monster can take over if you let it. Click To Tweet.

How to Add a Free Instagram Feed to Your Website

Pixlee

Customer photos from social media don’t have to—and shouldn’t—just stay on the platforms they originate from. Adding a free Instagram feed to your website is one of the best ways to extend the value of your social ROI and maximize its benefits They’re much more powerful when they’re shared on your site.

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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. There are many best practices and guidelines to gain productivity — but the best is to declutter. I already feel accomplished. Savor the weightlessness.

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 like to work on my laptop but can’t easily get things on my phone to post them. How: 1. Super easy!

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. However, remember to also use Pinterest as a way to tell more about your company and your values.

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? This isn’t a special feed from your website. How can you create your own Facebook Canvas ad? Tap to Expand. Photo.

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. To fully understand how well your content performs on Instagram, you need to dig deeper than simple vanity metrics. Analytics Instagram

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. Lately, we’ve been sharing, liking and trying new ways to grow Buffer’s Instagram account , and it’s been so much fun.

How to Get Creative with Influencer Marketing

Spin Sucks

By Lauren Jung According to recent studies, 74 percent of global marketers will use influencer marketing as part of their marketing strategy in the next 12 months. As this form of marketing continues to pick up steam though, brands and PR professionals need to get creative with their campaigns or run the risk of blending in with the crowd.

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. As a result, you must know whom you are going to share your content with. Here are some ideas you can take to each popular network. Right?

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. Every day, new people are added and people who no longer want to like your page are removed. They’ve decided whether they are going to act on it.

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. I’ll do my best to be objective; my guidelines should apply to just about every type of business.

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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 consolidation of all the guidelines released by Google and Bing over the years to improve onsite optimization. Geo Redirects.

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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. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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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. Feed the content monster with Feedly. Easy-to-use daily and weekly social media task lists.

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. Without goals, it’s hard to know exactly how well your social media strategy is performing and where you need to iterate to continue moving forwards. Drive traffic to your website.

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. Before getting into the show, don''t forget to check out Bob''s Guide to Social Leadership Powers - a new ebook on bringing out your leadership potential use discount code ilovebob and you can grab this book for 99p! How to write a book like a great journalist.

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. To find your Profile RSS feed, go to > Facebook > Inbox > Notifications. does that help?

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. Go to Facebook.com/Marketing. Use your browser menu to “View Source&#. id=&#.

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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. Think about this : how often are you interrupted in a day? Listen to your community.

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. One big thing to get used to is that Snapchat is a very much “in the moment” sort of platform. Seriously. They are awesome.

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. Google’s algorithm – the formula it uses to determine page ranking – has undergone significant changes recently, and I believe we’re only seeing the tip of the iceberg. Talk to their clients. Results. The Right Fit.

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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. Bypassing the character limit also helps increase conversion rates. https://t.co/x8HoullQMT

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. When the wrong people click, your conversion goes down and you have to pay Facebook for nothing.

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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. That could be a bot or it could simply be the message that the advertiser wants to appear for this ad. Your Turn.

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. Here is how you can use a $5 Twitter ad to redefine your Facebook advertising strategy… Click To Tweet.

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. So how do you pick yourself up and get back into the swing of things? Just switch your focus to a different task for about three to five minutes.

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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. What types of content are most valuable to my sales prospects? How does Cisco Services compare?”)

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. This is great news for companies, as it goes to show that their efforts on Facebook are not wasted!

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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. I consider this the biggest drawback with the Timeline layout, followed closely by no longer being able to set a default landing tab for non-fans. Corona.

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How to Love Facebook Live

SocialTimes Facebook

Both businesses and individual brands such as Robert Scoble are capitalizing on Facebook Live in a variety of ways, from showcasing new virtual reality technology to offering a behind-the-scenes tour of new exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here are some lessons to learn from how brands succeed with Facebook Live. Have a purpose. Both approaches work. Be social.

How to Use Instagram Stories for Higher Brand Awareness

Sprout Social

One of the biggest features to hit social media in 2016 was the launch of Instagram Stories. Both work as a 24-hour timeline to post videos and images where users can share with all of their followers. For many marketers, Instagram Stories becomes another social feature that is hard to track and measure effectively. How to Make an Instagram Story. Instagram

How to Produce a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Most frequent is my nearly-daily video show Jay Today (read this post to see how we make 8 pieces of content out of each episode ). note: we will continue to expand Convince & Convert-produced podcasts. 12 Steps to Produce a Killer Podcast 1. Schedule Time Windows We almost always record two shows back-to-back. Here’s the headset we send to guests.

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. How Do You Get Targeted Traffic? Tunnel picture by pixelplacebo.

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. Granted, link clicks within the Canvas that led out to a brand website could be captured.

Social Video: How to Stand Out in the News Feed

Simply Measured

We love that we don’t have to read to consume information. We love to be entertained and approached in new ways. We’ve even started to love autoplay after throwing fits about autoplay for so many years. As a social marketer or creative department, how can you develop better video content, and more importantly, how do you know it worked?

How To Optimize Your Facebook Ads Like A Pro

The Realtime Report

How To Optimize Your Facebook Ads Like A Pro. Facebook’s advertising network allows you to reach millions of potential customers very easily. The ad network is designed to be user friendly, allowing those with even no experience in using paid ads to reach the right type of audience. Here are some expert tips you can try right away: Choose Your Placements.