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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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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Trending Sources

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook video and Facebook Live are the two main products that will attract the most attention from marketers, but not before they identify a person (or animal, for that matter) with a robust following to participate in an engaging campaign across either platform.

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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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Seven Minutes To Viral Video Success

Twist Image

Who would know better how to make an online video go viral than the person who is being paid to watch for trends on YouTube ? In this TED Talk , Allocca spends a little over seven minutes walking us all through the fascinating world of YouTube, viral videos and the longevity of a meme.

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Five Steps to Create a Viral Video

Firebelly

I hear from my friends in the video content marketing business that they’re frequently asked to create a viral video. To tell the truth, you can’t actually create a viral video. You can create a video, and it may or may not go viral.

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Twitter Converts Vine Website Into Archive

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced last October that it would discontinue looping-video application Vine , adding in December that Vine would be replaced by a pared-down app called Vine Camera. Jump into a classic meme , have a laugh or look up a profile. Vine may be gone , but Vines live on.

Twitter Kit Adds Support for Vine Videos

SocialTimes Twitter

Developers using Twitter Kit can now seamlessly incorporate Vine videos into their applications. for Android, their apps will automatically expand Vine videos in their timelines and play loops just as they appear within Vine. He wrote: At the start of this year, we extended Twitter Kit’s media support with an enhanced video player , and we were delighted to see video and GIFs from Twitter bring the stories in your apps to life.

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Twitter to Live-Stream ELEAGUE Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Semifinals, Championship

SocialTimes Twitter

Another day, another Twitter deal for live-streaming video , and this one is for eSports. In addition to the live streaming, the @EL Twitter account will offer real-time highlights, GIFs, memes, statistics, score updates, Periscope content featuring ELEAGUE on-air talent and behind-the-scenes footage with players.

Speakin' Like Them

Social Media Marketing

meme fun social media"If you wish to persuade me, you my think my thoughts, feel my feelings and speak my words." - Cicero I've previously cited this quote by Cicero as one that demonstrates the timelessness and universality of human nature.

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

Twist Image

These include: Video. Big, big steps away from news feeds, status updates, emoticons and a place to share our memes and pictures of food and cats. video. Facebook wants to connect everybody. . That was the plan when Mark Zuckerberg moved the online social network out of his college dorm room, and into a business/something more substantive.

All About Internet Memes [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact All About Internet Memes [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on August 31, 2010 Share Here’s an infographic by Online University that does a good job of describing Internet memes and the sites that host them.

Facebook Users Prefer to Share Funny, Inspiring Content (Infographic)

SocialTimes Facebook

Men and women both like to share funny videos and news content. By contrast baby boomers are most likely to share political content and least likely to share satirical news or memes.

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The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

Twist Image

Pushing beyond memes, Buzzfeed and Upworthy. Look no further than your Twitter or Facebook feeds for hours and hours of animated GIFs, useless YouTube videos and Reddit randomness. memes. Writer''s block? Creative block? Can''t come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer''s block." " He believes that we''re all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever).

YouTube Tuesday: Jennifer Aniston Goes Viral for Smart Water

Firebelly

Today’s YouTube Tuesday video is the clever Jennifer Aniston Smart Water spot featuring nods to many popular viral videos and memes. Which memes would you have liked to see included in the video? Video URL: [link] ].

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With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around.

Quiz: Social Media and Voice

Laurel Papworth

Naughty – cheeky funny, viral, memes. Online Communities social media funny videos voice Social Media & Voice: In the Attention Economy, if your content is boring (or at least not educational in some way) your engagement is going to suck.

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5 Reasons Snackable Content is (Still) Awesome

Visually SM

This social media content category might be composed of small, easy-to-consume chunks of information—think a tweet, or a Facebook video, or an Instagram meme—but it is nonetheless a mighty force for the good of your brand.

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. And that’s okay. People are saying some funny stuff.

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Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Memes will also play a large roll on the site; a new tool allows users to either design their own art or remix existing illustrations, and share them across different social media platforms.

The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan

Razor Social

Meme Generator. If you’re looking to add some humor to your content mix, try using memes! Memes are a great way to entertain and engage your audience on social media, and you can create them easily with one of the many available meme generators.

What you haven’t heard about Rebecca Black and “Friday&#

Social Media Citizens

Here’s some things you probably do not know about the second most discussed video ever uploaded to YouTube, the music video for "Friday" sung by Rebecca Black and created by Ark Music Factory. Before I talk about why the video became such a popular meme, the Ark Music Factory business plan and the knowing winks the editors inserted into the video, I’ll recap the history of the video. They offer two plans to prospective video makers.

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Viral Videos, Internet Memes And The Value Of Online Anonymity.

Twist Image

Funny Business: The Best Digital Marketing Humor, 2013 Edition

Webbiquity SMM

One of the greatest aspects of being a marketer is that, in most professions, sitting around the office thinking up bad puns, penning snarky double entendres, or storyboarding cat videos would be considered goofing off. Thanks to the ‘What I really do’ meme, everyone gets a voice!

Video: 2009 in Social Media

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Video: 2009 in Social Media by Pam Dyer on December 30, 2009 Share Rob Cottingham, of the “ Noise to Signal &# Web comic, produced this terrific 8-minute video retrospective of 2009 through the lens of social media. (It’s

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

Following a hilarious video on improving your private life, in which the company introduces guru Fille Güte, Ikea Singapore took to Facebook to launch the Shelf Help Guru Contest. Include a visual or video response.

4 Social Media Management Strategies for Mobile Consumers

agora pulse

Give your audience an opportunity to share that inspirational quote, funny meme, or 20% discount code. Videos can demonstrate how to finish a task. Too many graphics and video can affect the speed. How many social media management strategies REALLY incorporate mobile users?

What Kind Of Content Do Buyers Love [Infographic]

Social Selling Masters

Retail sites with video content tend to increase conversion by up to 46%. Memes. Memes are a popular way to express humor through the art of parody. Memes with GIF content usually go viral on social media quickly, so don’t be afraid to use humor to your advantage.

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The Art of Visual Storytelling

Peg Fitzpatrick

We’re still drawn to stories and storytellers today but the ability to reach hundreds, thousands, or even millions of people with visuals in the form of viral videos, GIFs, or memes.

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Here’s what a Product Hunter has to say: — From our recent State of Social Media survey, we found that 83% of marketers would like to create more video content if there were no obstacles like time, resources, and budget. Videos, images and stories made in minutes.

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6 Creative Social Media Tactics to Produce Better Content

Sprout Social

Showcase Your Personality With Images, GIFs & Memes. Memes. If you do stick to static media, sometimes a well-timed meme can help your content resonate with viewers. A meme is an image, video or phrase that sometimes has a hidden meaning about a popular culture reference.

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Social Media: Tracking Its Exponential Growth [Stats, Video]

Pamorama

Since everything in the world of social media has been evolving so quickly, Erik has just updated that wonderful video to include many new statistics and graphics. Looking fwd to be a part of this Crazy world Thanks for sharing this amazing video.

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

You can upload several images to combine into one design and then share it on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram as a GIF or a video. Create your own memes. Memes are everywhere, and online marketers are predominantly using them to entertain and engage their audience on social channels.

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How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

Be visual ; use properly sized images to grab attention and experiment with 30 second videos, such as interviews with staff, donors and volunteers — or a trailer for a longer video linking to your website. This post originally appeared on JohnHaydon.com.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

I was the creative director for a company doing online video and games. Left Blank shared videos. Another friend, Dinnertube , started posting videos on Youtube in 2006. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr.

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29 Ways to Stay Creative

Kikolani

Over the weekend, I found this video and thought it was a perfect fit for bloggers who need to keep the inspiration flowing for their writing. Ways to Write Great Blogging Meme Responses.

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The problem with Facebook

SocialFish

WATCH THIS VIDEO. Now the incentives are misaligned: - individuals want to see great content, but they are now seeing more paid content and organically shared content which appeals to the lowest common denominator (babies, weddings, and banal memes).

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

You could use visuals in a number of formats such as images, charts, infographics, memes and videos, to name a few. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

Facebook’s Organic Reach Decline: How to Respond in 4 Steps

Pamorama

Test a variety of types of Facebook content — status updates, photos, videos, and links — and monitor their impact. What can you do about plummeting Facebook post reach? Brands that use Facebook for marketing have seen a sharp drop in engagement.

Facebook 'Hilarious Video' Phishing Attack is Spreading Quickly

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook ‘Hilarious Video’ Phishing Attack is Spreading Quickly by Pam Dyer on May 30, 2010 Share Be careful out there!