Top news in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s this week’s list of the most important, must-know social media news featuring LinkedIn, World Emoji Day, Instagram Sales and Instagram anti-bullying. How to Sell More Products on Instagram : Attract the right audience.

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Top Five Social Media News: Instagram native scheduling is here!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Lots of social media news out this week and here’s a summary of the top five stories you need to know. Native scheduling comes to Instagram, finally! For the first time ever, Instagram now provides the capacity to scheduled native posts.

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April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. COVID-19 has impacted every industry worldwide and social marketing is no different.

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Social Media Live Streaming 101

Ignite Social Media

Over the last couple of weeks, you’ve probably seen live videos popping up on your Facebook and Instagram timelines left and right. If your brand is considering social media live streaming, here’s what you need to know. Instagram Live. Instagram Live Best Practices.

Instagram ads are growing

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Motley Fool is reporting that Instagram ads are now a significant source of revenue for Facebook, generating an estimated 20 per cent of the company’s total in 2019. These are heavily weighted toward Instagram. Here’s why Instagram ads work: Intent.

July Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is one of the fastest changing forms of marketing online and this past month was no exception! There has been a whole host of new features and updates that have rolled out so without further ado let’s dive into some of this month’s social media trends.

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The Complete Guide to Instagram Stories for Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

It’s no question that Instagram Stories have become a major component of every brand’s social media marketing strategy. As a social media agency, we strategize, create, monitor, and analyze Instagram Stories for many of our clients.

[Answered] Your Guide To Effectively Using Instagram Hashtags

SocMed Sean

Answered] Your Guide To Effectively Using Instagram Hashtags. Did you know that effectively using hashtags on Instagram can help you grow your audience, generate more audience engagement, and even drive traffic to your blog? Answered] Your Guide To Effectively Using Instagram Hashtags.

How to Design On-Brand Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Curating an Instagram aesthetic that stops users in their tracks is #goals for any brand, but with the rise of Instagram stories, having a recognizable look and feel that extends beyond your channel is more important than ever. Want your Instagram stories to be on brand, all the time?

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

Social Media Updates: September

yMarketingMatters

September saw some great social media updates for marketers. Here are the most important updates you should be aware of to improve your social media marketing for your business: Facebook. Instagram. Instagram Ads Now Available to All Businesses.

Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

How Instagram’s Removal of Like Counts Impacts Brands

Ignite Social Media

As you may have seen, Instagram began testing removing like counts on posts last year and eventually rolled it out globally by the end of the year. Need helping creating Instagram content that drives engagement and business results?

April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Spring is synonymous with change and that certainly applies when it comes to social media. There were a whole host of new features and updates being rolled out over the past month from some of the top social platforms. Let’s talk about the April Social Media Trends! .

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The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018.

Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Social media is not rocket science.

Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. This limited how Instagram could be used.

Hashtag Best Practices by Social Media Channel

Ignite Social Media

One question we’re frequently asked is how many hashtags to use on different social media channels. Go ahead and bookmark it so you can reference it whenever you’re writing copy for your social posts. Instagram.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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13 of the Best Free Social Media Management Tools

Later

Want to know what free social media management tools the top industry pros can’t live without? Everything on this list will help you with fun things like Instagram Stories and hashtags, as well as managing the nitty-gritty data side of running a business on social.

Social Media Updates

yMarketingMatters

Here are the latest social media updates to keep you ahead of the curve and make sure your marketing is up to date and successful! Instagram. Instagram’s new “Save Draft” feature. The post Social Media Updates appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. ” Or “how can social media really impact our business?”

5 Social Media Predictions for 2020

Ignite Social Media

As a social media only agency, our favorite time of year is when we get look forward to the next year and make informed predictions about where the space may be headed. Purely Organic Social Media Strategies Will Continue to Decline.

Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update

Ignite Social Media

One week ago today, we wrote a blog post on how to think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak around the globe. Social Media Use, Engagement and Paid Efficiency are Way Up. What is Working Well for Brands on Social Right Now.

Social Media and Procrastination

Saying It Social

A look into why social media sites are the go-to destination for millennials procrastinating, and how businesses can take advantage of these habits. The post Social Media and Procrastination appeared first on.

3 Social Media Trends to Consider in 2020 Planning

Ignite Social Media

As 2019 draws to a close, many of you may be putting the finishing touches on your social media strategy plans for the next calendar year. Read on for our key social trends for 2020 planning. Social media continues to play a vital role in brand and product discovery.

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COVID-19 and Social Media Marketing: April 6th Update

Ignite Social Media

Please see prior posts: Changing Consumer Behavior and How to Adjust Your Strategy (March 16 th ) Organic vs Paid Social Media Marketing Before and After the Virus (March 23 rd ) Top Questions Brands Have About Their Social Media Strategy During COVID-19 (March 30 th ).

May Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

They say April showers bring May flowers and Social’s in full bloom! So many new, fresh and exciting things are popping up on the social scene. Let’s dive into the May Social Media Trends! LinkedIn Live is the newest update to come out of the working-world social platform.

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How to Use and Create Instagram AR Filters

Ignite Social Media

If you’ve been working in social media over the past few years, this will come as no surprise to you. Facebook-owned Instagram is “borrowing” yet another feature from Snapchat: the AR filter. If you think this is cool, see how else we can help your brand be more social.

Instagram announced new designs in Explore

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram is introducing new designs in Explore to improve the discovery experience. These changes are a boon to brands looking to build Instagram as a direct sales channel. The post Instagram announced new designs in Explore appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Everything You Need to Know About the New Instagram Algorithm

Jenn's Trends

There’s really only one way to say this: THERE IS NO NEW INSTAGRAM ALGORITHM Seriously. In case you weren’t aware of this obviously true statement: Instagram and Facebook are NOT the same thing. Yes, Facebook owns Instagram.

How to Develop a Social Media Strategy and Plan: 6 Essential Steps for Success [Webinar]

Pam Moore

Do you ever feel like you are spinning your wheels on the social web? It's not “what can the social networks do for you today” but instead, “what can I do with the technology available to me today.” Social media is not free.

January Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

We’ve compiled a few of the highlights from our bi-weekly newsletter – Social You Should Know. Keep scrolling for your January social media updates! January Social Media Updates. It’s hard to compete with Instagram Stories, but that hasn’t stopped Facebook.

Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. This is another step Instagram is taking in building its e-commerce capacities. The post Instagram launches @shop profile appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

How to get More Email Signups with Instagram Marketing

Ignite Social Media

billion social media users worldwide, it’s no doubt that the popularity of social media platforms is on the rise. As you can see, modern customers are active on social media, but they want brands to contact them via email. With over 3.5

Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2020

Ignite Social Media

Social media conferences are an excellent way to learn about new strategies and approaches to social media marketing that other brands and industries are testing out. Check out our top picks for social media conferences to attend in 2020!

3 Social Media Statistics to Consider in 2020 Strategies

Ignite Social Media

As the social media landscape continuously shifts, so must your brand strategy for operating on the various platforms. Here are three social media statistics for 2020 that you’ll want to consider when mapping out your strategy. .

Eight Tools to Grow on Instagram During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Webbiquity SMM

Are you using efficient Instagram tools to boost your sales? Here’s why you need various tools to support your Instagram marketing efforts, along with guidance to help you determine which tools are likely to work best for you. Social media marketing. Why Instagram?

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What You Need to Know About Instagram Shopping and IGTV Monetization in 2020

Ignite Social Media

We know that Instagram Shopping has significantly grown over the last year, from buying from the brand’s site to now checking out directly on the platform. Below outlines all you’ll need to know about the future of Instagram Shopping and IGTV monetization. .

Top Online Social Media Courses Your Social Media Manager Should Take

Ignite Social Media

We’ve rounded up the top online social media courses for social media managers to learn best practices and tips/tricks. With these courses you can reduce your time searching for answers, spark innovative ideas and ultimately improve your social channels.

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2019 Social Media Resolutions

Ignite Social Media

Going over this distinct group of improvements that people seem to choose at the beginning of the year got me thinking – what if social media channels attempted to improve in the same way we do? Instagram – Live life to the fullest.

December Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

2018 has been a whirlwind of a year for everyone, but especially in the world of social media – a world that is changing by the day. Social didn’t slow down in December – read on for a round-up of December social media updates! December Social Media Updates.

Instagram fact checking comes to Canada

Sherrilynne Starkie

Earlier this year Instagram introduced fact-checking in the US to help identify, review and label false information. The program means that Instagram’s partners are independently assessing information to reduce the distribution of fake news. Instagram Social Media fake news