What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

What should be your social media marketing budget? In the not-too-distant past, marketers used three per cent of turnover as the marketing budget ‘rule of thumb’. Newbies are often surprised by how much time social media can eat.

Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

I got an email this morning from a non-profit I work with wondering how they should think about social media marketing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Social Media Marketing during COVID-19.

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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 ).

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. Having said that, it does seem to be a buyer’s market right now.

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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

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.

Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 30 Update

Ignite Social Media

Please see prior posts: Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19 (Mar 16); and Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update. Like most things in social media, the answer is, “It depends.” on Social Media Right?

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. across all major social networks.

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! The post July Social Media Trends appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

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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. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths

The Realtime Report

Debunking Social Media Marketing Myths. These days, people go to social media for marketing. You may have also created a profile for your business in social media platforms, posted and promoted your brand as well.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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Ignite Social Media Named Top Social Media Marketing Agency

Ignite Social Media

We are proud to announce that Ignite Social Media was named a top social media marketing agency by Agency Spotter! Ignite made the Top 20 Social Media Marketing Agencies report this summer. Top Social Media Marketing Agency Criteria.

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.

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

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.

Stop Listening to Social Media Gurus and Build Your Own Digital and Social Marketing Plan

Pam Moore

However, particularly when it comes to social media and digital marketing, it is very easy to quickly fall into a rabbit hole or wild social media goose chase where you wind up chasing some shiny new social object that could drive you to wasted days, weeks or even months of your time.

February Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Let’s break down the February social media trends. Moving forward, if your company does business with California residents, your marketing team will have to sort, and separate customer lists based upon the information that consumers allow to be shared, it’s more far reaching than that.

5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Program is Failing

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many small business owners and marketing teams jump on social media expecting fast results. They are quickly disappointed when what they thought was a well thought out social media strategy, campaign or program fall flat on its face.

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! There is nothing like it on the market today!

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. It takes digital knowledge along with solid marketing and communications experience. Bringing in a certified social media consultant can turn things around quickly.

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? Random acts of marketing? Random acts of Snaps, stories, quotes, tweets and visual marketing? . Social media is not free. Are you ready to stop wasting time and money on the social web?

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! In addition, Pinterest also created a new quick reference to help marketers “create great Pins quickly and easily.”.

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. I hope this helps you improve your social media marketing.

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. They also offer networking and exposure opportunities for all levels of marketers.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Dark Arts of Content Marketing.

10 Truths Nobody Told You About Being A Social Media Marketer

Pam Moore

It is clear social media marketing is delivering real and measurable business value for companies large and small today. Smart social media marketers also know how to align social media to business goals.

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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.

3 Things You Must Know for a Successful Social Media Marketing Career

Pam Moore

Are you a digital or social marketer wanting to progress in your business and marketing career? Social media is not a band-aid for a broken business. Business owners and leaders must start being more careful of who they hand over the social media keys to.

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How to Hire and Partner with a Social Media Marketing Agency for Maximum Success and ROI

Pam Moore

Hiring a social media marketing agency is a big decision. Same goes for a digital marketing or branding agency. Unfortunately many business and marketing leaders think they can quickly hire a social media agency to generate some fast buzz and a viral video.

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No-Cost Ways to Grow Your Social Media Following

Ignite Social Media

But when it comes to social media, organic reach is all about the influence content has without paying to boost it. Also, most social media platforms are vigilant about clearing out fake/spammy profiles. Learn a little more about copyright info for social media here.).

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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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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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Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. As most marketers know by now, we are pretty far removed from “the what” and “the why” these platforms were built for in the first place.

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.

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.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it.

Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. Now B2B marketing?

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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.