How to Use Instagram Memes to Increase Engagement

Later

Instagram memes taking over your feed? That’s because this year’s biggest trend is using memes to boost your Instagram engagement, and brands quickly jumped on board! What makes a meme a meme? How to Use Instagram Memes for Business.

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How Can Content Creators Protect Memes From Copyright Infringement?

Social Media Today

Do memes become fair theft game in the social media space once they're publicly shared, or can they be protected

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Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes are one of those things. For most of us, memes are a trifling way to spend the day: a source of laughter or, albeit less frequently, inspiration. For marketers, memes may have come to represent something very different: an “in” with the “Internet culture” crowd.

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The Meme-ification of Instagram

Buffer Social

Social networks change and evolve, rapidly. In particular, we’re noticing an embrace of memes — that historically unpolished, yet highly relatable category of social media content. Memes included. Memes are … Relatable. Memes are clever.

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Meme, Myself, and I: A Brand’s Guide to Using Memes

Ignite Social Media

One of those funny posts is likely to be a meme, which feels like the world’s largest inside joke. Memes are one of the gems that have come out of the internet over the last few years, so of course there’s room for brands to be in on the joke as well.

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Use Instagram Memes to Increase Customer Engagement (and Share Your Sense of Humor)

agora pulse

Should your brand or agency publish memes? Find out why this content performs so well and how you can improve engagement with Instagram memes. As a photo- and video-based social media platform, Instagram requires eye-catching visual content.

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Memes: Should You Use Them In Your Social Media Marketing?

Stay N' Alive

Besides videos, memes have been king of content on social media for quite awhile now. When it comes to memes for business pages, the results generally range from successful to catastrophic. Memes generally work best for younger, nonprofessional audiences.

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The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

I am a social media advocate. But I hate the ugly side of social media sharing; especially when kids are involved. Susan didn’t even know the image had gone viral until she saw another Facebook friend shared the meme on April 22. Guest post by Jenelle Conner.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. It takes a lot of design knowledge to develop a social media strategy and plan a program. For example, there are dozens (probably 100s) of format requirements for the various social networks and platforms. Photo and image selection are key design skills for social media consultants too.

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Quit Trying to DO Social Media: Focus on Measurable Results Instead

Pam Moore

Start doing social media they said. The truth is social media is not free. Doing social media is NOT the objective. Social employee empowerment program inclusive of training. Social Media Program Approved – Don't Lose Your Mind .

The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

Most people understand that LinkedIn is no longer just an online resume but a robust social network where professionals are able to connect, share and gather insights from others in their industry. Withing an hour I was seeing that 3rd degree connections were engaged with the meme.

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How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

agora pulse

Here are five brands acing storytelling on social media and some actionable takeaways. Research shows that social media shares are boosted by 585% by using a brand character. Everyone’s favorite household name is also pretty good at social media storytelling.

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10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

Never, Ever Post These Things on Social Media

agora pulse

Social media content can be a wonderful way to build relationships , but like in any form of communication, some things are better left unsaid. Avoid the following type of content in your social media channels. Social Media Content You Don’t Have Legal Right to Use.

Copy These Winning Environmental Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media isn't just a place for animal videos, funny memes, and clever campaigns.Today, social media is the perfect global platform for brands and businesses to raise awareness (and money)… Read More >>>.

Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Cat Memes and Videos Go Viral. If you’re using social media as part of your B2B or account-based marketing strategy (and who isn’t these days?), then you’re going to love what cat memes and videos do for you. Guest post by Emma Williams.

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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.

Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

Ignite Social Media

We see them all the time on social, inspiration quotes meant to get our fingers tapping that like button. People relate to them and share them with their friends almost as much as memes. If you are not the original author of a quote, one of two things must be true to use it freely on social media. If the quote isn’t being used to sell a product and simply being posted on social media, it could be argued that use is allowed.

25 brands every social media manager should follow on social

Unmetric

Social media is a whole new ball game for brands. And yet, there are some brands out there that are impressively strong at social. What secret social sauce do they use? Find out which famous brands you should follow and what their social strategies are.

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 easy to talk to people, like and comment on posts or share that funny cat meme.

Graphics and images in a snap

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s incredibly easy to whip up graphics for social media, ads, blogs, and more without Photoshop or graphic designers! Social Media graphics memes social objectsRecognized each year on May 30 is National Water a Flower Day.

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Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. Use Targeted Social Media Ads.

How To Use Memes to Promote Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A meme, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary , is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ” Originally coined by evolutionary biologist and ethologist Richard Dawkins in the 1970s, a meme is something with which just about every member of a culture is familiar. For example, the simple act of swinging a hammer to drive in a nail would be considered a meme, or the way Bostonians pronounce the word “car.”

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How Glossier Built a Cult Following on Social Media

Unmetric

Glossier’s success is no secret sauce hidden away in vaults; it’s pillared on two things – social media and branding. According to Weiss , the blog and its digital presence has been their “single largest social media platform”. Socially Driven Beauty Brand.

5 Ways to Elevate Your Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

In the ever-shifting, ever-evolving landscape of social media marketing, it can often be difficult to keep up with the newest trends. Such inspiration can come from almost anywhere you go, but it certainly starts with other social media content (be it from brand or personal accounts).

Facebook Redesigns Pages as Reach Declines, 5 Fascinating Facts About Gen Z, the ROI of Meme Accounts, and More!

Buffer Social

Looking to catch up on the latest social media news, but short on time? Join 17,000+ weekly listeners for the Buffer podcast, The Science of Social Media , where we bring you the latest and greatest in social media marketing news, updates, stories, insights, and actionable takeaways.

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Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?

SocialFish

I don’t know if Craig Newmark intended this post to be a meme, but what the hey, I’m taking that ball and running with it. For obvious social good reasons, but also to advance our specific professions and industries, and to advance the nonprofit industry as well.

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Social Media Glossary: 100+ Terms and Definitions for Online Success [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Do you know your geotag from your hashtag, your native ad from your meme? If you find yourself unsure about the latest buzzwords, check out this list

Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Hazel Fogg, creative social media manager and editor at Academic Brits. Just recently she started to create her first social media course. Thanks to Hazel for sharing her thoughts on the use of humor in social media.

How We Witness Social Media Usage IRL

Ignite Social Media

At any given moment in our daily lives, we’re confronted by social media usage. And obviously, at Ignite Social Media, we usually focus on the business aspects of it all. How are people actually consuming social media with their own friends, in their daily lives?

Sh*t Social Media People Say

Firebelly

The sh*t people say meme won’t die. Let’s take a look at some of the top videos about what “social media people” say. Sh*t Social Media Experts Say. Sh*t A Social Media Community Manager Says. Sh*t Social Media Pros Say.

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How to Establish Your Brand Voice on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Creating a strong brand identity on social media has many facets, but one of the most important is the development of the brand voice. Here are a few steps for establishing your brand’s voice for social. This can help you determine how you frame your voice and content on social.

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5 Ways Social Media is Used to Mislead or Misinform

Waxing UnLyrical

I have a confession to make: I’m not 100% in love with social media. Don’t get me wrong, social media. Using social media to lie is unfortunately easy. The Fake Facebook Meme. Quit using social media?

3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better

SocialFish

It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely. We keep sharing examples and funny memes on how people used to meet each other in person and these days everyone just keeps staring into their phones. Social Learning

Get Ahead of the Holidays with Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

I just saw a meme that said there are 15 Fridays until Christmas. That means it is time to start figuring out your plan for your social media marketing initiatives for the end of the year. Plan Your Media Budget Effectively.

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. When you think about content for the social and digital web of today, without eyeballs reading and watching, ears listening and fingers typing, content would be meaningless.

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. When you think about content for the social and digital web of today, without eyeballs reading and watching, ears listening and fingers typing, content would be meaningless.

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop, I immediately said yes. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media.

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Social Media Roundup: Best In Class Brand Social Voice

Ignite Social Media

Looking through your social feed (pick any) we all pause when we get to our favorite brand. We love their social voice. Below you’ll find some of the brands that we here at Ignite Social Media feel shine bright.

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The Six Most Irrational Social Media Concerns of Brands

Webbiquity SMM

Note: the following is an excerpt from the book The Social Employee by Cheryl and Mark Burgess. The first step toward transitioning to a culture full of empowered social employees is to address some of the most common concerns brands face when considering going social.