8 Professional Speaker Tips to Ignite Trifecta Success for Audience, Event Hosts and YOU!

Pam Moore

Research past events if the event organizer has hosted the same or similar events in the past. How do they use social media? What social networks are they using to communicate with other attendees, sponsors and event hosts? Monitor Your Social Media Feed .

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. Use Targeted Social Media Ads.

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Genuine Social Media Activism: A Guide for Going Beyond the Hashtag

Hootsuite

Social media and activism have been inseparable since the 2010 Arab Spring demonstrations and since 2013, when the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag was used for the first time. Until recently, social media activism has been somewhat optional for brands. What is social media activism?

13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

SocialFish

Twitter has been one of the major hubs of social networking , revolutionizing what was already a new and adapting Internet invention. Of all of the features on Twitter, hashtags are perhaps the most useful. Major Nonprofit and Charity Hashtags to Follow.

Energize Your Fans and Followers with a Sweepstakes

Ignite Social Media

Like the Facebook Comment to Win, ask your audience a question and ask them to respond back using a specific hashtag to help track your entries. You can host video content for them to engage with, games, link off to products, etc. Does and Don’ts of Social Networks.

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The 5 Best Ways to Get Instagram Followers for Your Business

agora pulse

Businesses using Instagram, like businesses using any other social network, seem to have a perennial burning question: “How can I get more followers?” Like at least 1,000 photos with a popular hashtag. This is taking your hashtag monitoring a step further.

The 5 Best Ways to Get Instagram Followers for Your Business

agora pulse

Businesses using Instagram, like businesses using any other social network, seem to have a perennial burning question: “How can I get more followers?” Like at least 1,000 photos with a popular hashtag. This is taking your hashtag monitoring a step further.

Instagram vs Facebook: which is best for your brand’s strategy?

Sprout Social

When it comes to social media marketing, Facebook is the big guy on campus. billion users , making it the top social media platform for the total number of active users. In the world of social networking sites, Instagram is still relatively new in age.

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth

In this article, I’m looking at process vs product journalism, representational democracy falling over, the demise of capitalism, authoritarian aspects of traditional media AND online community hosts e.g. Twitter and the newly found power of Crowd Activism.

10 social links, posts and sites you might have missed

Direct Marketing Observations

Each week I try to put out a post that highlights some of the sites, posts, and resources in the social media space that have been shared by others and in which I think are worthy of sharing with you. 4) We talk about the need for social media rules, guidelines and policies.

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Is Your Brand Socially Agile?

Convince & Convert

“Most brands are completely tone deaf, even if they’re on social media.” He has been running their social media scene for a few years but has always done so as a contractor from social media agency M80. Holy Social! . Social Pros Shoutout.

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6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Instagram has rapidly grown into one of the largest social platforms, boasting more than 500 million daily users. More than fifty percent of Instagram users are followers of different brands on the network. Use Relevant Hashtags. Host Contests. Guest post by Jill Phillips.

8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

Kikolani

Many businesses hear about the advantages of social media in terms of marketing their products or services, but some forget to look at other major benefits of social media beyond finding leads or making a sale. Social Mention. Social media can be a great research tool.

Solving Klout’s “Warren Buffett Problem”

Convince & Convert

Matt Thomson , VP of Business Development at Klout , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the “Warren Buffett problem” his company faces, those fancy analytics at work behind the Klout algorithms, and expanding to offer brands a whole new product.

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Flex your marketing muscle with Tweet chats

Absolute PA

Tweet chats and parties are regular hosted meet-ups that take place on Twitter in real time. The hashtags are used to make it easy for people to follow and take part in the conversations ( because it groups all the tweets containing the hashtag in one place ).

This is How the TikTok Algorithm Works

Later

From the hashtags you use, to the time you post, and even your music choice — they can all influence the TikTok algorithm. It’s not just viral dance or lip-sync challenges on the feed — there’s a whole host of brands, businesses, and publishers getting on board.

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The Social Hub Guide for Brands

Pixlee

Social media is a powerhouse for marketers, with 50% of the world’s population using at least one platform. But with so many different social media platforms, it’s a challenge to get the most out of all your social channels. That’s where a social hub can help.

Say Cheese! Instagram Allows Entrepreneurs To Start A Business In A Snap (Literally)

Twist Image

Kottke , recently reported about Kuwait''s booming Instagram economy , where anyone with an Instagram account is simply putting a price on whatever is in the photograph, and selling all of these unique, used, new or slightly altered products and services to those interested in the photo sharing online social network. Yesterday, we needed a sturdy e-commerce site with analytics, and a robust hosting facility with a Web team to create, design, merchandise, market and more.

June 30: Mashable Social Media Day #SMDay Sydney

Laurel Papworth

Join Mashable in celebrating Social Media Day. Wednesday June 30th is global social media day. Celebrating all things social and media-ish. Social Media Day from Mashable : As far as we know, there is no official Social Media Day. Social media has changed our lives.

How to Find and Target Your Social Media Audience (Free Template)

Hootsuite

Developing a clear understanding of your social media target audience may be the most important thing you do as a social media marketer. Your target audience informs all elements of your social media strategy. How to find your social media target audience.

How to Get Free Instagram Followers: 35 Tips that Actually Work

Hootsuite

To use any social network effectively, you need a clear plan. Gaining followers needs to be part of a larger plan that connects to your business strategy and social marketing objectives. Use relevant hashtags to reach new users. But hashtags do appear in Instagram search.

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How to Get (Real!) Followers on Social Media in 2019

Buffer Social

One of the most popular topics in social media marketing is how to get more followers. This is no small task on social media in 2019! Today’s most popular brands and influencers have given us a roadmap for how to grow your social media following. The Science of Social Media

Social Media Scheduling with Later: 5 Tips & Tricks

Later

If you manage social media for your brand and business, you probably already know how important forward planning and social media scheduling is for success. . Social Media Scheduling Tip #1: Organize & Plan Your Content in Advance. Let’s not forget about hashtags!

How Social Media Sweepstakes & Contests Have Changed Over the Past Five Years

Ignite Social Media

Social media sweepstakes and contests have changed, a lot. New Social Platforms = New Opportunities. As new social platforms get introduced, it opens the door for opportunities and allows brands to bring new and exciting promotions to their fans as well as attract new ones.

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

Unfortunately, a lot of social media marketers are at a loss when it comes to picking the best app for scheduling Instagram posts! Optimize Your Captions and Hashtags. Like with your Instagram captions, it’s important to spend a good amount of time researching Instagram hashtags.

6 best social media monitoring tools 

Unmetric

billion active social media users and that the average person has 7.6 social media accounts? . Imagine the volume of conversation taking place across multiple social media networks by billions of people daily! What can a social media monitoring tool do?

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8 Key Steps for a Successful Instagram Takeover

agora pulse

Also pay attention to if the person or brand is using the correct format for the network (tagging handles correctly etc.). Some influencers may not have the largest social media following, but drive a lot of blog traffic. How often will the host be posting from your account.

What Marketers Need to Know About TikTok

Ignite Social Media

TikTok is a bite-sized social video platform that allows users to create, share, and edit videos with built-in tools the make it easy for anyone to add music, implement special effects, and join in on the latest trends. We recently hosted a webinar on TikTok. Key Takeaways.

Super Bowl Becomes Social Bowl

Mindjumpers

Online version of the Boston Globe is partner on BrandBowl and will be promoting the event and hosting it on their site. The site will also display tweets that are posted on the site – or tweets that are marked with the hashtag #brandbowl. Focus on Social Media.

21 best social media analytics tools

Unmetric

It’s pretty evident that social media isn’t anymore just a medium for communication and funny cat videos. The network is crowded with brand advertisements, contests, free giveaways and much more that vie for consumers attention. Salesforce Social Studio. Zoho Social.

11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening?

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15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+

The Social Media Hat

Social Media 15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+. If you've been in the social media marketing business for long, you have probably been asked how to increase followers of the different social networks. Participate in Hashtag Trends.

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Professional Keynote Speaker Tips for the Magic Trifecta Success with Your Audience, the Event and YOU!

Pam Moore

Research past events if the event organizer has hosted the same or similar events in the past. How do they use social media? What social networks are they using to communicate with other attendees, sponsors and event hosts? Monitor Your Social Media Feed .

How to Run the Best YouTube Contest in 10 Easy Steps

Hootsuite

In this post, we’ll share key tips for hosting a YouTube contest. Get clear on why you want to host a YouTube giveaway before you start planning it. There are several ways to host a partnered YouTube giveaway: Collaborate with a brand who will provide free prize(s).

Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content

Later

UGC is an affordable way to share high-quality content that generates sales for your brand — it’s the social media equivalent of a word-of-mouth recommendation! . And nothing stands out more on social media than being original! . UGC Strategy #2: Host a UGC-focused Contest .

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Google Analytics: Your Free Goldmine to More Leads, Sales and Human Connections

Pam Moore

Do you know… What value Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social networks are providing to your bottom line? What tweets, Facebook posts, ads and other content are driving the most traffic to your blog, website or other social channels?

11 Social Media Ideas for Small Businesses

Sprout Social

One of the toughest parts about putting together a social media campaign is coming up with ideas. Even the most experienced marketers struggle to come up with social media ideas at some point. — Sprout Social (@SproutSocial) September 16, 2016. Host a Contest.

16 Social Media Podcasts to Take Your Marketing Skills to the Next Level Today

Buffer Social

In our case, that means social media podcasts ! Here’s a list of 16 top marketing podcasts, covering 3 areas of social media marketing , with some top episodes from each podcast to check out! Click to jump to any section: 10 of the very best Social Media Marketing podcasts.

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6 best Twitter analytics tools

Unmetric

Be it product updates or engaging in industry-related conversations, it is the go-to network to increase brand visibility. Twitter analytics tools give you key data points that are helpful in calculating your social ROI. Social Strategies Analytics Social Media Analytics twitter

How to go Live on Twitter to Connect With Your Followers

Hootsuite

This will be the tweet that serves as the announcement for your live stream on Twitter, so be sure to make it count with relevant keywords, mentions, and hashtags. Stream to multiple networks simultaneously. Social Strategy

3 Ways to Ensure Your Social Promotions Follow the Law

Convince & Convert

The FTC chose not to pursue any action against Cole Haan, but the incident has raised questions in the minds of savvy social marketers. Creating a specific campaign hashtag is one easy and common way to aggregate content entries.

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How Companies Like Bored Panda, REI, and Vox Are Growing Their Organic Reach on Social Media

Buffer Social

Is it the end of organic reach on social media? Yes, the (average) organic reach on social media has been falling over the years. Because we’ve seen businesses, including ourselves, growing their organic reach on social media in the last few years.

Adidas Teams With Champs Sports To Create Instagram Mini Series

The Realtime Report

Though this Instagram-specific video series may be the first of its kind, Adidas and Champs Sports are not the only companies to use the social network to share unique video content. Followers could ask the new car any question, through any social network using the hashtag, and the MINI would respond in a way that showed off the car’s new features.

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