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.

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.

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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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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3-Part Formula for Social Media Success!

yMarketingMatters

You know social media changes so fast, any advice you hear today might very well be out of date by next. But I have learned that there is one simple formula for social media success that works no matter what. How do we define great content for social media?

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.

How to Celebrate Social Media Day

agora pulse

That’s now the official Social Media Day adult beverage. So Social Media Day needs a drink that we can all toast and imbibe together, across all of the celebrating venues. Social media has revolutionized how we talk to each other around the world. Prosecco.

How to Use Instagram’s New Quiz Stickers in Stories

Ignite Social Media

It’s no secret that Instagram Stories are all the rage these days. Stories are a fun and quick way to share content on Instagram without having all the pressure of creating that perfect Instagram aesthetic the content you post to your page demands. Instagram Stories Quiz Sticker.

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? .

7 Instagram Content Ideas for Creatively Blocked Social Media Managers

agora pulse

Keeping your Instagram feed fresh with diverse content can be taxing—especially when your time and budget are tight. To help you create Instagram content, I’ve put together seven ideas with examples that really work, so you can try them out for yourself. How-To Posts for Instagram.

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? .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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8 best Instagram analytics tools

Unmetric

If Instagram is part of your social media strategy, I’ve got a quick question for you: Are you using the right Instagram analytics tools? What is Instagram analytics? In this article, you will find a list of tools that will help you navigate the world of Instagram.

February Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

It’s hard to keep up on the ever-changing landscape that is Social Media, but don’t worry, we got you. Here are a few of the February highlights from our bi-weekly newsletter – Social You Should Know. February Social Media Updates.

What Brands Need to Know About Instagram’s Checkout Feature

Ignite Social Media

On this week’s edition of Ignite Your Week, our focus is on Instagram’s new in-app checkout feature. Although it’s still in beta testing, what we have heard is that Instagram expects to make about 10 billion dollars on this feature. Instagram’s Checkout Feature.

Round Up of All of Instagram’s Newest Features and Features to Be on The Lookout For

Ignite Social Media

Instagram is constantly keeping all of us on our toes with new features to the platform, changes to their algorithm, and so much more. Source: Social Media Today. Instagram Hides “Like” Counts in Leaked Design Prototype. Instagram Tests New “Join Chat” Sticker.

Top Five: What’s your (Instagram) story?

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s top 5 social media news for marketing and communications professionals! See some how-to info for Instagram Messenger. How to Improve Your Instagram Story Engagement. The post Top Five: What’s your (Instagram) story?

How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

Webbiquity SMM

A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram. What people fail to realize is that Instagram is a rich resource for potential views and sales—that is, if one knows how to read the numbers and play the game. Leverage Instagram for Business.

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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?”

Best Practices for Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Let’s be real, if you aren’t on Instagram, you’re missing out. Instagram remains the golden child of the social media scene for marketers. With so many people and brands being on the platform, let’s chat through some Instagram best practices to help your content be seen by the right audience. Try and see when your audience is more active on the platform and plan your social content accordingly.

Using Hashtags On Instagram

yMarketingMatters

Let’s talk about how to use hashtags for Instagram that will organically up your game. Using hashtags for Instagram definitely makes your content more discoverable, will help you gain followers, increase likes and engagement. On Instagram you can use up to 30 hashtags.

Top Flavored Water Brands on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Just like sports teams and fast food chains , sparkling and flavored water brands have been using social media channels to bring the popular drink to their thirsty customers. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

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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.

Getting everyone social media trained

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” said Ben Franklin about social media training never. Most organizations use social media channels in some way as part of their daily business. Social media training.

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

Where to Put Your Instagram Hashtags

Jenn's Trends

The age old debate as long as Instagram has been around: where should you put your Instagram hashtags? The post Where to Put Your Instagram Hashtags appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

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.

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.

115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? Social Media Is The New Newspaper. Did you know that Reddit is the most popular social media platform as a source of news? Social In Sixty Seconds.

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.

How the Instagram Algorithm Works in 2019

yMarketingMatters

I’ve been getting lots of questions on this lately: How does the Instagram algorithm work to maximize likes, comments and followers? Next Blog…7 tips to make the Instagram algorithm work in your favor!

Instagram Introduces New Business Profiles

yMarketingMatters

Instagram is rocking it so this is great news! With a Business Profile and its new features, Instagram can work even better for your business and help you stand out, get insights and find new customers. You can select a target audience or allow Instagram to suggest targeting for you.

Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

Currently, no third-party tools can automatically post scheduled content to your Instagram profile. Truth is, it’s not the tools’ fault; Instagram doesn’t allow any tool the functionality to post directly to Instagram because of its limited API. It should redirect to Instagram.

Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram?

Jenn's Trends

We all wanna do our best and put our best foot forward on social media. Instagram is no exception. But, how do you know what will perform best on Instagram? The post Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram?

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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How to Develop a Profitable Social Media Strategy and Plan in 2018

Pam Moore

Are you tired of being sick and tired of not achieving a positive ROI from your time and money invested into social media? You feel as if you constantly spin your social media wheels with little real business results.

Social media news: Top 5 feat. LinkedIn’s Top Voices

Sherrilynne Starkie

The top five must-know social media news stories of the week feature a Google’s new app for small businesses, LinkedIn’s Top Voices list, Facebook welcoming in French regulators, Pinterest’s UX improvements and Instagram’s new time tracking feature.