How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

With social media marketing, you can undeniably grow your audience, gain visibility and exposure for your company/products/services, provide outstanding customer service, and – yes – generate business and increase sales. This is a good start, and it is an important metric to measure.

How To Start A Mobile Marketing Strategy

The Realtime Report

How To Start A Mobile Marketing Strategy. Have you considered mobile marketing as part of your advertising strategy? If you haven’t, you probably should, because mobile ads can often be one of the best ways to communicate with an audience. SMS Marketing.

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How to Make Marketing Analytics Easier

Convince & Convert

Tons of marketers hate data, so they only focus on the low-hanging fruit. The strongest marketers are the ones who collect actionable data. Doing so leads to the most profitable outcomes. If you’d like to be more actionable with your analytics, start with the “so what?”

How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

Idaconcpts

There have never been so many people willing to talk about exactly where they are and what they’re doing in exchange for incentives. The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

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. 25 Key Criteria for Choosing a Marketing Agency.

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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. Content is an essential part of your social media marketing plan. As a social media marketer, you need to both create original content and curate content from other sources.

Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Keeping up with the content demands of successful brand, audience and content marketing can be challenging even for the most experienced and qualified brands and marketers. This can be referred to as co-created content marketing. Click To Tweet. Times are changing.

How to Drive Value into Your Social Marketing

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social marketing with social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are not only social trends but are driving value into the marketing messages of small, medium, and global brands. The smartest way to drive value is with social marketing.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

How to Create Call-to-Action Units for Facebook Instant Articles

Jon Loomer

But my excitement level is high for the launch of call-to-action units for Facebook Instant Articles. This is great for users, who don’t need to wait for the website to load. The response to Instant Articles from publishers has been mixed, to put it kindly.

How to Promote a Cause on Facebook

SocialFish

The integration of social media in marketing has changed the game forever. It is a good example of how it can work in any category for expansion via this exciting medium. But all of this comes down to the desire by ourselves and others to share a message, whatever that message may be.

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners

Pamorama

The Internet has become the primary means for prospective buyers to evaluate products or services. Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest can take your marketing to the next level. Are you blogging, Facebooking, tweeting, or pinning?

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Do you know how each campaign performed when measured against those metrics, and how they contributed to the bottom line? If you’re like many marketers, those questions probably bring a quizzical look to your face. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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How to Rock a Presentation

Peg Fitzpatrick

Listen in to this conversation as three pro speakers share their tips to rock a public presentation and master your next speech. If you’ve ever wondered how to give a presentation or wanted more tips to be successful with your speaking, this information will help you!

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer. To get a copy of the slides or to listen to the replay, please click here.

Content Marketing: How to Measure Its Effectiveness [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing metrics can be confusing and preoccupy your time, so start by selecting a just a few fundamentals to measure. Content marketing is key in today’s marketplace — it is the intersection of awareness and lead generation.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.

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

Pam Moore

Social media and influencer marketing can help optimize results of your new business, product, service or mobile app launch when done right. The key to a successful business, product, service, or mobile application launch is proper planning. Click To Tweet.

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 Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Using social media to maximize the impact of live events (like trade shows, forums and conferences) is where shiny new tools meet old school marketing. Growth in searches for “social media marketing” per Google Trends.

How to Create Facebook Visuals that Convert

Peg Fitzpatrick

In this article, I’ll share WHY and HOW to create Facebook visuals for your marketing that will convert. Using graphics to tell the your story is the best way to reach people. This is what I call “visual marketing.”. Provide context to your content.

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. Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today?

How To Use Influencer Marketing To Launch A New Product

The Realtime Report

This is a guest post by Evy Wilkins, VP of Marketing at Traackr. If 2012 was the year influencer marketing emerged on the social media marketing scene, 2013 will bring more structure, best practices and better frameworks for leveraging online influencers across marketing initiatives.

How to Schedule a Facebook Post

Harp Interactive

Recently, Facebook added the ability to pre or post schedule posts.and it's free! Here's how. Blog Facebook How To Social Media Marketing facebook changes How to schedule a post on Facebook scheduling a post on Facebook

12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is more than just text of course, and infographics have become one of the most popular non-text formats. How do infographics fit with other content marketing tactics? Infographics About Content Marketing. Pam is a content marketing rockstar.

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing

Pamorama

It enables businesses to improve engagement and increase sales by showcasing their products in creative ways and implementing interactive hashtag campaigns. If you haven’t tried Instagram marketing yet, it’s time to get started.

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? For simplicity’s sake, I’m going to do the single upload.

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How to Increase YouTube Engagement [Infographic]

Pamorama

Is YouTube marketing worth it? Mastering the art of YouTube marketing will help your target audience discover you in an entirely new way. Before jumping to conclusions, check out this infographic from QuickSprout. Content Marketing Video YouTube Content marketing

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 Cross the Visual Content Canyon

Convince & Convert

Though its origins are somewhat murky , the phrase “Big Data” gained mainstream popularity as shorthand for a set of problems unique to extracting value from massive, complex data sets. What’s happening right now in the visual content space is eerily similar to what.

How to Unlock the Key to Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

The key to Instagram engagement is TIME. Visual storytelling and conversation starting combined with the right mix of when to post and what to post creates Instagram gold. Are you giving Instagram enough time to make a difference? Make it easy for people to find you.

8 Big Social Media Marketing Mistakes Businesses Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Pamorama

Social media marketing is vital for business growth these days. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter present unique opportunities to reach your target customers. You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Neglecting to proofread.

Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a couple classes of high school students, and used my time to dig into what and how they interact on the web and social media. In 2016, we may very occasionally pay attention to ads, but generally consider them a nuisance.

How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks

Convince & Convert

Startups are notorious for maximizing everything they have to grow their businesses. That means the founders are also the marketers, the SaaS developers are also building the startup’s website and blog, and an office manager basically becomes the vice president of miscellaneous things.

How to Create Achievable Social Media Goals

Sprout Social

The most common reason resolutions fail is because they’re too broad to feel attainable. Social media marketing spending in the US is expected to more than double from $7.52 billion in 2014 to $17.34 Spending without data to back you up will not work in the long term.

How to Measure PR and Marketing Outcomes on Snapchat

Waxing UnLyrical

The critical question is how the core and evolving user base changes over time, the rollout of new features and the steady growth in the subscriber base over time and what those subscribers look like from a demographic perspective.” Texting and emailing are dinosaurs to them.

How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Internet marketing strategies vary depending on the nature of the blog, brand, or business and alter with accordance to their physical and digital size and their particular niche. Driving traffic to websites. How do you know your campaign is ticking all the right boxes?

How to Gain Productivity

Ari Herzog

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.