12 of the Best Link Shorteners That Aren’t the Google URL Shortener

Hootsuite

But if you’re a URL, shorter is better, pretty much every time. That’s why URL shorteners are such handy tools. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use URL shorteners, and why they should be an essential part of your social media tool kit. What is a URL shortener?

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How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth

How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. Anywho, How to add a Google Plus custom URL. I am on my PROFILE menu (right errr left hand side), and the “Your profile is preapproved for the custom URL: google.com/+LaurelPapworth” pops up. Feel free to request a different one but it will take a while… More information on Google Plus Custom URL’s. Custom URLs for Google Plus. Q: How do you use a Google Plus custom URL?

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Why Your Business Should Go Mobile

Cody Ward

Originally posted here at USSCOSpeaks.com It is not surprising that mobile searches have grown four times since 2010 (Google Mobile Optimization Webinar, 2011). This year, more people will use their mobile phones to get online, rather than using their PCs (Gartner, 2010). By 2015, there will be more than one mobile device for every person on earth (Cisco, 2011). It’s important to first understand what makes a great mobile experience. Mobile Marketing

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How to Set Up and Use Twitter Lists: 9 Great Ideas

Hootsuite

Fortunately, there’s a simple way to organize your Twitter feed into targeted topics, so you can always keep up with the most important conversations in your industry: Twitter lists. No matter how many people you’re following on Twitter, lists offer sanity-saving organization and targeting. Here’s a quick primer on how to set up Twitter lists. How to make a list on Twitter. From the drop-down menu, choose Lists. Click Create new list. Click Save list.

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5 Things To Keep In Your SEO List For 2015

Small Business Mavericks

As the 2014 year wraps up, the predictions and lists for 2015 are starting to roll out. B2C has a good look at SEO in 2015: the 5 Essential Elements of a Successful Strategy by Keely McGroarty, and I think some of these should make it on to your list next year: Responsive design — because mobile is only going to be more prevalent in the future. Streamlined URLs — because it makes sense to write the URL the way people or search engines think.

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8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business

Janet Fouts

I travel with an iPad and an iPhone as my mobile office, and it’s made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of my business, my teram and my clients. With Expensify I can scan in my receipts on my phone, connect my credit card account, upload receipts by mobile or online and then send it to Evernote, Quickbooks, Sales Force and a whole bunch of other integrations with apps you may be using online or your desktop. Quickbooks Mobile.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Make sure you apply the username to your Facebook Page, not your personal profile, and be sure to use something memorable that people can find by plugging in the URL. The EA Mobile Human Tetris project takes you to a Facebook application where everyone participates in a game of Tetris.

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5 Easy Ways to Organically Increase Your App Downloads and Lift Rankings

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Robert for sharing his insights on the topic of mobile apps and how to drive their adoption! Mary Meeker, an analyst at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers who reviews technology trends every year, once said “ Mobile to overtake fixed Internet access by 2014 ” and looking at current technology trends we can easily say that statement continues to be true and bold. This expectation holds true for mobile apps, as well. They don’t just accept any mobile app.

Permanently Set Your Facebook Feed To Show Most Recent Instead Of Top Stories

SocMed Sean

Instead of using the standard [link] URL to access the site, try clicking this link instead: https://www.facebook.com/?sk=h_chr sk parameter at the end of the URL will now always display the most recent stories and will cause the banner to appear that indicates you’re viewing Most Recent. So just bookmark the URL or add it to your Favorites and you can assess Facebook b Success! Facebook Featured Mobile Social Media

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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

Webbiquity SMM

Given its utility, value, and reach, one might presume B2B event planners consider Twitter as essential as their mobile phones. BizBash , the leading publication for event professionals in North America, recently published its list of the Top 500 People in Events , in various categories such as agencies, audiovisual / lighting design, and event education. Social Media Marketing Twitter BizBash event marketing Motley Fool Oreos twitter lists Twitter marketing United Airlines

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Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read » January 27, 2010 Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle Many companies now include a Facebook or Twitter URL in their television commercials.

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Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

SocMed Sean

Phishing websites are domains where the URL looks extremely similar to that of a common site—such as Facebook. There is a long list of this phishing sites for Facebook , and although it is not possible to remember them all, it is important that you double check the URL is really facebook.com before entering passwords every time you log in. If you have any more tips that you feel should be added to the list, then be sure to comment below.

The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know

Hootsuite

Blocked Twitter users won’t be able to add you to lists. This is a digital file, such as a PDF or EPUB, for reading on a computer, mobile device, or dedicated ebook reader. A feed is an updated list of all the new content posted by the accounts a user follows on social media.

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Top 8 SEO Plugins For WordPress Website

Social Media Marketing

Here is the list of best 8 SEO plugins for WordPress website. With the help of Yoast plugin, one can optimize page’s SEO title, meta description, keywords, alt tags, sitemap and breadcrumbs, canonical URLs and much more. Mobile Friendly Plugin WPtouch: Rating (4.5/5) You might think that it doesn’t matter to you, and if your site visitors primarily visit from the desktop, you might be right – for now. User can also customize their site mobile appearance using this plugin.

How to Master Twitter for More Leads, Sales and ROI – 14 Proven Strategies

Pam Moore

You can't just hop on Twitter and start spamming urls to your website, blog or sales page. You can tap into the power of Twitter ads, Twitter video, Twitter lists and more. Having an integrated, social and digital platform that is ready for the social savvy and mobile customer is a requirement, not an option for brands looking to generate leads and sales using Twitter. How to tap into features such as Twitter advertising, Twitter cards, Twitter lists to increase sales.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Find and save recipes, photos, infographics, comics, wish-list items, style inspiration and other ideas to try. Access your account anytime and share anything from your computer, mobile and tablet. 10) Listly. A simple tool to create, share, curate, and collaborate on lists. Sample review: “If you want to build a list that can easily be updated and voted on by your community use List.ly.” — RazorSocial.

14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter

Pam Moore

You can’t just hop on Twitter and start spamming urls to your website, blog or sales page. You can tap into the power of Twitter ads, Twitter cards, Twitter lists and more. Having an integrated, social and digital platform that is ready for the social savvy and mobile customer is a requirement, not an option for brands looking to generate leads and sales using Twitter. How to tap into features such as Twitter advertising, Twitter cards, Twitter lists to increase sales.

The Ultimate List of Social Media Acronyms and Abbreviations

Hootsuite

SoLoMo: Social, Local, Mobile. Social, local, mobile describes the convergence of mobile and locally targeted social media marketing that’s grown in popularity thanks to geo-location technology. URL: Uniform Resource Locator.

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Halloween Mania Music Mix

Firebelly

Weve got a great list from the premiere music sharing site. Halloween Play List Duncan Alney Facebook | Twitter | Naymz | Blip.fm | Social Media Marketing Posted in Halloween , LaLa | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Halloween Mania Music Mix : Comments Great music thanks.

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Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have

Firebelly

It's a top 10 list, but I think they're so good that we're going to feature them for you, our attention deficit reader, one at a time! Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress | Main | Stop tweeting about your emotional break throughs » October 25, 2009 Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have Matthew Inman who runs The Oatmeal site posted this recently.

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Paid Advertising on LinkedIn: The Value of the LinkedIn Insight Tag

Ignite Social Media

There are three types of audiences you can create; retargeted website, lookalikes and uploaded lists (uploaded lists do not require the Insight Tag): Retarget Website Lists. awesomeco.com/bestproductsever) or went to a URL that starts with (e.g., Lookalike Audience Lists.

4 Reasons the New Google Local Stack Sucks

Navolutions

While the desktop local stack at least lets users click through to see phone numbers, the mobile stack just displays a “call” button. A search for “roofer in Livermore” on a mobile device. The Local Stack Hides URLs. Display URLs contain a ton of information for users. It’s easy to find resources on the importance of display URLs for ad campaigns , and if you’ve been following our blog you may have seen ebola.com sell for big bucks.

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7 Ways To Get On The First Page Of Google

The Realtime Report

Gear Your Site For Mobiles. But make sure you gear your website for the mobile experience. This is one of the largest ranking factors that google take into account when they are listing your website, so make sure to take out anything that is slowing it down. URL’s.

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How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories

Firebelly

How easy is it make your blog or website mobile friendly? Wordpress Plugins to Make Your Blog Mobile Friendly By Rohit Due to the advances in mobile technology, now a days almost all the mobile phones are equipped with Internet surfing capabilities. And mobile internet is an important channel to reach blogs, especially for popular ones. Instead of making mobile web sites, it is easy to change web interface into mobile.

Quick Ways To Block Websites On Chrome

Tweaklibrary

List of Contents – Use Browser Extensions – Using Apps On Android and iOS Devices – Using Hosts File On Windows 10 – Use The Screen Time Feature In iOS. Several Chrome extensions can help you add websites to their list and even password protect them.

Creating a Google AdWords Remarketing Campaign – step by step

Marketing to Serve

Through YouTube videos, display advertisements, search results, mobile apps, or email, you can put your brand in front of these people and hopefully bring them back to your website. Creating your list. Once you’ve decided on what you want your remarketing campaign to achieve, you need to create its list. From here you are able to create lists that you can remarket your advertisements to. App users – users who have downloaded your mobile app.

How to Create a Facebook Business Page

agora pulse

To create a Facebook account, you’ll need to provide your name, birth date, and email or mobile number. Because cover images display differently on mobile and desktop devices, it’s best to upload an image that’s 820 pixels wide by 360 pixels tall with key text and graphics in the center.

6 Later Hacks to Help You Save Time + Be More Efficient

Later

We’re revealing 6 hidden Later features to make planning and scheduling your social posts even easier: Hidden Later Feature #1: Use Saved Captions for Curated Lists of Hashtags. Hidden Later Feature #2: Plan and Schedule Posts on Mobile (iOS). Hello, new mobile calendar view!

Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

yMarketingMatters

It’s a more streamlined layout, consistent with your current Facebook Personal Profile and will look the same on desktop and mobile devices, which is important. Left Column for Business Info: Including a map, hours of business, contact info, website URL, photos and videos, and number of page likes. Pages to Watch allows admins to create a list of Pages similar to their own and compare the performance of their Page with that of other businesses, i.e. competitors and partners.

How to Streamline Your Workflow as a Social Media Manager

Later

Tip #3: Curate Lists of Hashtags That Align with Your Content Pillars. With Later’s free scheduling tools , you can write captions for all of your upcoming posts on desktop or mobile. Simply enter a username or profile URL, select a post from their feed, and tap “Add to Library.”.

Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth

Can I make a list of those on Twitter who are in my local area? Many Twitter mobile phone clients that use the GPS location of the phone may auto-update the Twitter bio from the phone’s location based software. Twitter followers by location – Lists. Usually someone has made a list. If you find ONE twitterer from a town, check who they are following and what lists the have created. Listorious – collates lists others have curated.

Social Pros 24 – Shawn Morton, JPMorgan Chase

Convince & Convert

You can cookie people either by dumping them on your website where you can drop a cookie, passing them through a URL redirection where you can drop a cookie, or through a social sign-in. Just because you’re not listed on some survey of the best cruise lines, does not mean you’re not making any money. Eric : Shawn, banks haven’t been on the top of people’s Christmas shopping lists, the past couple years.

13 of the Best Free Social Media Management Tools

Later

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. We couldn’t kick off this list without mentioning Later , because managing social scheduling is kinda what we do best!

Your 2011 Digital Marketing Reboot

Twist Image

The pervasiveness of mobile smartphones ( iPhone , Android , BlackBerry ), tablets ( iPad , Samsung , Dell ) and the entire app economy that surrounds it is quickly becoming a dominant business force. all allow you to customize your direct URL for these spaces (i.e. Is your website mobile? If your website does not automatically redirect these people to a mobile version of your online experience, there's a high probability that these people are having a bad brand experience.

The Complete Guide to LinkedIn Events

Oktopost

In a survey of more than a thousand mid-level and senior marketers taken last year, 41% listed live events as “ the most critical marketing channel ” for their business objectives. Attendees can view the complete list of LinkedIn members who have accepted invitations to the event.

How to Create a Facebook Business Page: Step-by-Step Guide

Keyhole.co

Easily Reach a Mobile-Only Audience. 79% of Facebook users access the platform only from their mobile devices. Because Facebook’s app is automatically mobile responsive, having a presence on this social media site helps you to reach a wider audience of mobile-only users.

17 Common Website Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

Razor Social

A HTTPS designation on the URL shows visitors that your website has been verified as authentic. You just need to enter your website URL and the tool will show you performance details such as the time it takes for the page to fully load and the average page speed score.

Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

Twitter Removes URLs and Photos from 14-Character Count: Finally! Tweets will now be a full 140-character count, which is great, as it allows you to express so much more, even when you post a photo or a URL. Now you can express yourself in 140 characters and still add photos and URLs. The app suncs with your WhatsApp mobile device account. Enter a publicly listed phone number for your business, your country, and language.

Facebook Lead Ads: A Complete Guide

Jon Loomer

No concerns about mobile usability or poor design. The main difference compared to a link ad is that you won’t provide a URL (the display link is only for show, and I’d recommend using your domain). You can also add text that is linked to that URL.

Kill Flash Now: Worst websites and Australian Agencies

Laurel Papworth

I used the list on Campaign Brief for best ad agencies which they in turn get from BestAds. Argue with them, not me if you don’t like the list. Interestingly, number one on the list, Whybin/TBW , is the only one that don’t have a flash site – it’s a blog. I knew the minute I hit enter on their URLs whether they had a flash site or not. By the way, some like Colman Rasic have simple mobile versions, others like BMF do not.

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