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 Memes for Marketers

Ignite Social Media

What makes the world of social media go round? Social media memes bring cheer, joy and laughter to everyday life when used correctly. 8 Amazing Social Media Memes. Here are our top eight social media memes that meme a lot to us… get it?

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5 Essential Skill Sets For Your Social Media Team

Ignite Social Media

We hope you had time to catch our team’s August webinar on Staffing for Social Success ! One point we drove home during the webinar is that resource allocations for social media teams are constantly changing. And with that, so are the skill sets necessary for an effective social media marketing team. Is your social media team empathetic and skilled in listening? Social Media has always been a cocktail party.

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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 .

Pros and Cons of your Social Media Team Structure

Ignite Social Media

With different clients comes different social media team structures that we work with. Social media teams are structured depending on how the brand divides their internal vs. external resources, and there are pros and cons to each approach. Here we’ll look at two social media team structures and the pros and cons of each. Many clients that we work for only have one person who oversees all social media marketing for their brand.

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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.

What to Expect From a Social Media Marketing Agency

agora pulse

What can clients expect from a social media marketing agency? Let’s look at the expectations that clients have of social media agencies (and what social media agencies need to be clear about providing to customers).

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! It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

3 Reasons Your Boss Said NO to your Digital and Social Media Plan [podcast + ebook]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Social Media Budget Top 3 Reasons Your Boss is NOT Approving Your Plan. ” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? Could it be that all your management sees when they look at the social web is risk?

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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s still one of the top three social networks for B2B marketers, Twitter is struggling. Marketers, PR professionals, bloggers, and journalists have traditional been heavy users. Case in Point: Event Marketing.

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Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

Dave Fleet

One of the most fundamental questions in running a social media program at scale is, “how do I organize it”? More recently, he released a more focused look at the tensions facing companies who are looking at scaling their social media. Enterprise Deployment vs Organic social growth. I was recently asked about whether I had a preferred model for resourcing social media teams. One core team. Tweet.

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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. It’s a tricky thing as the situation is very dynamic and social media is only becoming more important as people self-isolate while looking for social connection and the latest information. Social Media Marketing during COVID-19.

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. Many tools can help you streamline the social marketing process while making it more effective and impactful, too. Social media software can fail you.

Why Your Social Media Strategy is Essential to Your Marketing Strategy

Ignite Social Media

A couple of weeks ago we hosted a webinar, “ Staffing for Social Success ,” where we discussed the trends in roles on social media teams and the common social team structures we see. As a follow-up to the webinar here are 4 reasons why your social media strategy should be a part of your integrated marketing strategy. Social media can be a marketer’s playground.

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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5 Social Media Marketing Tools for Teams That Won't Break The Bank

Social Media Today

There are so many social media tools out there, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all the options. Here are 5 social media marketing tools that won't break the bank

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? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. Yes, we have removed the opt-in wall and you can enroll in Social Profit Factor right now! Do you have social media problems? .

How to Coach Marketing Teams to Measure Success

Oktopost

Perhaps the biggest gain any marketing team can receive is learning how to measure success. This discussion is perfect for anyone looking to learn how to coach their marketing teams to measure success! Be a detective about your social data.

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How to successfully onboard a new social media team member

Sprout Social

So you’re ready to bring on a new social media manager to help your brand or agency’s marketing efforts. It’s exciting to grow your team, and you want to help your hire succeed in their new position as much as you can. Social media expertise.

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Firebelly Marketing’s Favorite Social Media Accounts

Firebelly

It may come as no surprise that the team at Firebelly Marketing loves social media! We eat, sleep and breathe social media. We love using social media for business and pleasure. Here are our team’s favorite social media accounts we are following currently. The post Firebelly Marketing’s Favorite Social Media Accounts appeared first on Social Media Marketing Agency | Firebelly Marketing.

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). Depending on your campaign strategy and target audience, social media marketing could be a 24×7 job. Automating social media activity certainly doesn’t mean a completely hands-off process. Social Media Marketing Anand Srinivasan

5 of the Best Tools for Social Media Team Collaboration

Social Media Today

Here are five business collaboration tools that will help improve your social media marketing workflow and process

How Social Media Marketing Will Emerge Post-COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

If so, this will fundamentally alter shopper marketing. A recent Media Post article showed that brands were less enamored with television advertising even before the pandemic. Assuming your team is still in place, brands should be developing their post-COVID-19 plans now.

Want a Career in Social Media and Digital Marketing? Know These 3 Things First!

Pam Moore

Are you a digital or social marketer wanting to progress in your business and marketing career? Do you often find it hard to win budgets, grow your team or simply justify your own job? Social media is not a band-aid for a broken business. Before you even think about how you are going to tweet, snap, live video stream or tell stories on Instagram, you better nail the business goals and have more than a 101 level understanding of business and marketing.

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5 Social Media Tactics to Enhance Your 2020 Holiday Marketing Strategy

Ignite Social Media

The holiday season has traditionally been the largest revenue generator of the year for major brands and retailers, but 2020 has marketers taking their typical playbooks and throwing them out the window. Not only are people using social media differently, but purchase behaviors have changed.

Social Media Marketing Checklist: What to Include in Every Post

agora pulse

Social media marketing has a ton of moving parts, from developing a winning social media strategy to engaging with followers. Use this social media marketing checklist to remind you of what to include in every post your team publishes.

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. If you are new in the social media marketing game, you may need help. Actually, there are a lot of myths going around about social media marketing. You may need a crash course in marketing.

Survey Results: How has Social Media Behavior Changed with COVID-19

Ignite Social Media

” With that, brand marketers are trying to figure out how to adapt their social strategies to new social media behaviors. Social Media During Covid-19 Survey Results. As the easiest form of marketing to change on the fly, social media marketing has become one of the most popular ways for not only people to stay connected to other people, but for brands to reach their audiences.

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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. Many social marketing plans fail simply because the marketing architect underestimated the amount of work required. 5 Reasons why marketers fail using social media.

Three NHL Teams to Follow on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

While the NHL doesn’t have the massive audience of the NFL , hockey fans are a dedicated bunch and love following their favorite team(s) on social media. As an NHL season ticket holder for the last 12+ years, I can attest first-hand to just how engaged hockey fans can be on social. With that spotlight on hockey, let’s take a look at three of the best NHL teams to follow on social media (in no particular order). Greetings, hockey fans!

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How to Build a Social Media Marketing Strategy in 5 Easy Steps

agora pulse

Planning a social media marketing strategy may sound overwhelming. Are you planning to boost your social media marketing performance? Or maybe you are going to start your very first social media campaign? What Is a Social Media Strategy?

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 .

Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. It's even easier for many marketers to sit on Twitter half the day and chat with colleagues near and far.

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? . The key to success using social media for business is that you must not only understand the social networks and social media overall, but you must understand how to INTEGRATE social media into your business so that you can achieve your business goals.

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. Marketers of all specialties from digital, content, strategy and even operations know they must not only learn, but also deeply embrace social media as a way to connect, inspire and serve their new online audiences as well as current, prospective and future customers. Embracing social media for business is a journey, not a destination.

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Hiring a Social Media or Digital Marketing Agency? Answer These 10 Questions First

Pam Moore

Businesses of all sizes from solo-entrepreneurs, startups, small businesses to Fortune 50 brands often turn to social media and digital marketing agencies to help them develop a social media and digital marketing strategy. How to hire a social media agency.

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Underneath all of the bits, bytes, and likes we can't forget why we like social media in the first place. Social networks connect human beings. When is the last time you did a check in with your client teams to see how they are doing personally or professionally? Did these social inspiration metrics hit home for you?

What is a Buyer Persona and Why Marketers Need Them NOW! [video + podcast + free templates]

Pam Moore

Experienced digital, social and content marketers know the key to success for high performing marketing campaigns and programs is to be sure you are targeting, inspiring, and attracting the RIGHT audience. What is audience marketing. What is market segmentation.

Social Media Marketing 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

New to the world of social media marketing or just need to ensure you’ve got the basics down? Here’s your informative walk-through of social media marketing. Social media can be overwhelming at times. Set your social media goals.

Social Media 2018 Keynote Presentation: Power of Intent and Perspective in a Digital World of Change

Pam Moore

Just when you thought you had your social media and digital marketing strategy and plan together, 2018 hit many marketers like a load of bricks with fast, unexpected changes. How do you win in a digital market that doesn't ever stay constant? Check out the keynote presentation I delivered at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference 2018. The only guarantee you have in the world of social media, digital and online marketing in 2018 is change.

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. If the brief is PR, the goal is awareness, and if it’s marketing the goal is more likely conversions. If the brief is PR, the goal is awareness and if it’s marketing the goal is more likely conversions.

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? Do you often find it hard to win budgets, grow your team or simply justify your own job? Social media is not a band-aid for a broken business. Before you even think about how you are going to tweet, snap, live video stream or tell stories on Instagram, you better nail the business goals and have more than a 101 level understanding of business and marketing.

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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.