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. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! . You’re raring to go.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. the “big three” among both consumers and marketers continue to thrive and dominate. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving.

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5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

Every marketer and business leader is faced with the challenge of where to prioritize their time and investment. How we spend our time can make or break business and marketing success. When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different.

How To Know Which Social Networks Are Best For Your Brand

Firebelly

Which social networks should your brand be on? There are a lot of them, but the answer to that question largely depends on where your customers are located. Infographics Social Media Management Social Media Marketing10 FACE / Shutterstock.com.

How to Choose the Best Social Network for Your Audience

Simply Measured

How about Periscope?”. There are plenty of social media platforms to choose from , and I need to stress the word “choose” here. Just because a social network exists does not mean that your brand needs to be on it. Social Media

How Enterprise Social Networking Drive Business Value [Report]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Using social media to bring business value is an obvious choice for many companies. But the benefits of using social media inside an organization still remains somewhat unexplored. How to Measure Your Social Media ROI [Infographic].

The Challenge of Authenticity in Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

How easy is it, really, to be authentic online? I’ve been thinking about this since Shonali’s thought-provoking post a few weeks back about how to social network smartly by being yourself online. I would love to hear what others think.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter?

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How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. Social media is not free.

How To Share All Your Evergreen Posts To Every Social Network Forever

The Social Media Hat

Using just a couple of tools, you will be able to set up an unlimited recurring queue of evergreen posts to all of your social networks

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How to Easily Remove Any Facebook Application

Idaconcpts

As the single most popular social networking website ever created, it has become a major hub for communication between friends, family, colleagues and even strangers from across the world. Maybe it turns out to have spyware attached, or gives your personal details to third parties.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Social Networking Spam - You Are What You Tweet.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Social Networking Spam - You Are What You Tweet.

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. You’re all set to make something great! Ideal image sizes for social media.

How B2B Social Network Enhance Your Business Brand

Social Media Marketing

However, the only thing which is needed is the perseverance, patience, and a great desire to become financially independent. If you look around, then there lies an innumerable amount of tips to get richer in the market and immediate success, but all of them fail to achieve the exact result. Now, the question may arise in your mind that how to achieve a great brand on the internet? How to become financially independent?

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How to Use Social Media And Stay Couth

Waxing UnLyrical

If you ask any expert how to use social media, they will probably tell you it comes down to two verbs: 1. But if you’re just going to listen, without doing much else, you’re basically using social media as a monitoring tool, and not much else.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. With the help of the BuddyPress plugin , you can turn your website in to the perfect hub for a group of people. BuddyPress markets itself as “social networking in a box.&# Will BuddyPress replace the need to manage a Facebook page or replace other social networks?

Four Points to Remember When Adopting a New Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

While I haven’t given in to the craze yet, it’s impossible to ignore its meteoric rise in the world of social media, not just within our industry but in mainstream adoption. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you develop a strategy for social networks, both new and old.

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 Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Buffer Social

We were thrilled at the thought of reaching the top of the climbing wall; we had no idea how to get there. I’d imagine that a social media marketing strategy could feel the same way. You know what you want to do and why. It’d help to have a plan.

How To Use Social Networking To Stop Riots

Engaging Brand

I feel passionate about how social media gets potrayed in the media when an awful event happens. The headlines around the London Riots are about how social networking 'caused' the riots. But the answer is not to restrict social media.

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.

How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? How do you grow your Instagram account? I’m going to share some solid tips to increase Instagram engagement account using analytics. In this article, I’ll discuss: • How to create an Instagram strategy.

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

Webbiquity SMM

In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. ” So, once you’ve created great content, how do you get it “out there”? 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

SocialFish

Using social media to market your company is an undoubtedly wise decision. But understanding the differences between each type of user who follows you can also lead to an increase in awareness and sales. To engage with them, you need better calls to actions.

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How to Blog Differently in Three Easy Steps

Peg Fitzpatrick

Being unique and standing out in the online world is crucial to your blog’s success. Learning how to blog differently is easier than it might seem. While other’s are trying to copy the big blogs, find your own mojo and really hit your blogging stride.

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

Pam Moore

Brands big and small are getting more savvy at embracing new media and the ever changing social media and communication channels and formats such as live streaming video, recorded video, audio, visual marketing, blogging, micro-blogging and the list goes on. Click To Tweet.

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 goals operate in the same way. Social media marketing spending in the US is expected to more than double from $7.52 billion in 2014 to $17.34

How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands. Google is of course difficult to overlook when it comes to their powerful search engine and the large array of services they provide.

How to Write Better Content for Social Media

Convince & Convert

What do you want from social media today? 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.

How to Create a Social Media Presence That Says Hire Me

Peg Fitzpatrick

Whether you’re looking for a job, trying to connect with potential clients, or managing a small business, social media can be the key to getting hired. Learn how to create a social media presence that says “hire me!”

How To Set Up a Google+ Page

Idaconcpts

In this article I am going to talk about the ins and outs of setting up a brand page on Google +, the web’s newest social network. The very first step is to create a Google+ Profile. To create a Google+ Page, you first need to have a personal profile on Google+.

Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network

Bill Hartzer

Ello is a new social network that has literally exploded onto the social networking scene. It’s in private beta right now, so you’ll need in Invite from someone to get an account. First off, you need an Invite from someone in order to make an account.

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Do you have an interest in Pinterest for Business but don’t know where to start in developing your Pinterest for Business plan? If you answer yes to this question then you have landed on the right blog post today! Would you like to… Increase traffic to your website or blog?

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How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

Today we are happy to share her thoughts on Digital Glocalization, based on her master thesis in the field. . In December 2013 I started writing my master thesis and teamed up with Mindjumpers because I was curious about glocalization on social media. My thesis, with the title ‘Digital Glocalization – Strategic Communication on Social Media’, investigates how global brands communicate locally on social media and which challenges glocalization on social media causes.

Why Social Networks Need to Be Part of Your Holiday Sales Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Convenient, GlobalWebIndex just released some fascinating stats around product research on social platforms. According to the study, 37% of internet users use social networks to research products and brands.

How to Identify Your Social Media Influencers

Sprout Social

If you hang around a social media marketer long enough, you’re bound to hear the term social media influencers tossed around in conversation. At the same time, some managers are hesitant to deem someone a social media influencer just because they have thousands of followers.

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

If your business already has a presence on your chosen social media profiles or if you are just starting out, you know that you have to post great valuable content continually and consistently to attract new followers and retain the ones you have. How often will I post content.

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 To Young Moms

Small Business Mavericks

Do you know who spends more time on social networks than everyone else? Moms with young children are two times more likely to use social networks three times a day or more. If you have a product that would appeal to that demographic, then the place you need to be is online. You can reach your audience through social networks. But moms with young children aren’t just talking to their friends on Facebook.