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. Tiny URL.

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How to Streamline Your Workflow as a Social Media Manager

Later

Finding ways to streamline your workflow as a social media manager can be a huge advantage. Here are six ways to streamline your workflow as a social media manager: 6 Ways to Streamline Your Workflow as a Social Media Manager.

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Create a custom url for your Facebook Page

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Create a custom url for your Facebook Page by cinta5 on June 17, 2010 After being asked a few times how to get a custom url for a Facebook page I decided to go ahead and create a post on how to do it. First, in order to create a custom url the page has to have 25 “fans&# or “likes&#. Media.

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13 of the Best Free Social Media Management Tools

Later

Want to know what free social media management tools the top industry pros can’t live without? 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.

Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

Social selling has become an almost inevitable part of B2B selling. Sadly enough, even though social selling is proven to increase company revenue by upwards of 16% , 3 in 4 sales reps don’t implement the strategy. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

July has been a bumper month in social media! All the major social media platforms came out with at least one update. New features include campaign search, better search and dynamic visual reporting, detailed breakdown on social actions related to your Sponsored Updates, audience insights, the ability to post rich media, and an account overview page. New Twitter Ads Companion : Manage Twitter ads on the go with the new Twitter Ads Companion mobile tool.

Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

After the slow month of April, May seems to be back on track with every other fast-paced, exciting month in the world of social media. 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.

Social Media Updates January

yMarketingMatters

There have been some important social media updates in January. These updates will keep you informed of the latest changes to social media channels, and in turn, give you the knowledge to help you optimize and improve social media marketing for your business. Read more detailed information from Social Media Examiner. Select Share Username to copy your unique URL and share it instantly via other apps. What’s your URL?

How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth

How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. Given that Google has changed search engine optimisation (SEO) to include SMO (social media optimisation) and then allocated the greatest amount of points to Google Plus, you need to be on it. 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.

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The Top 25 Social Media Monitoring Tools [Updated for 2021]

Keyhole.co

This Social Media Monitoring Tools List has been updated as of November 2020. Social media monitoring is the act of paying attention to what is being said on social media. And this is where social media monitoring tools come into place.

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How to Measure Your Social Media Performance

Rebekah Radice

It can be a scary proposition to analyze your social media performance, but without an audit, there’s zero room for improvement. I’ve broken down 8 steps to help you measure each aspect of your social media performance. How to Measure Social Media Performance. That’s where qualitative and quantitative social media data comes in. Go to each social channel and review how it’s performing.

How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Pam Moore

The new always on, always connected, digital and social world provides amazing opportunities for smart digital brand marketers and business leaders to develop, test, and launch marketing programs, campaigns, products and services to market in far less time than days past. Social media is equivalent to one big fat focus group that never sleeps. Smart marketers know how to tap into the research and testing power of the social networks without becoming a spammer.

How to Prove Your Social Media Impact

Convince & Convert

For too long, social’s contribution to business success has been ignored and undervalued. In this post, we are going to start changing that by walking through the steps necessary to finally measure social’s business impact and give social the credit it deserves. Inspired by Jay Baer’s post , I want to share with you how you can prove the value of social media with well-known tools and a little creativity. (If This is especially true with social media.

5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) | Main | Firebelly at Blog Indiana » August 13, 2010 5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads Tweet 1. Twitter Launching Official Tweet Buttons This Week By Ben Parr Twitter is launching an official Tweet Button for sharing articles on websites and counting how many times a URL has been shared. Is A Social Crash Coming?

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Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Following is an abbreviated list of useful tools, resources and/or apps with links and short descriptions that you may want to incorporate into your daily social media practice. Taweet (beta) is a social calendar and event promotion application for Twitter.

4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools

Firebelly

Spring has sprung and it’s time to clean up your social media channels! Simply enter your blog URL, click ‘Get Your Answer’ and the HubSpot Website Grader will give your blog a grade on a scale from 1-100. Detailed recommendations on how to improve your blog’s performance, mobile display, SEO and security are provided—as well as a checklist of next steps. BONUS: You can enter any blog URL—making it a great tool for competitive analysis too.

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New Year, New Social; 4 Quick Fixes to Tidy Up Your Social Media Channels

Ignite Social Media

While the rest of the world is packing into the gym and baking kale chips, marketers and social media pros are focusing on strategies, finalizing budgets , and laying out promotions for the upcoming year. Spending a few minutes updating your social media channels this week is the perfect way to get 2017 off to a fresh start. So, block an hour off in your calendar and capitalize on these quick edits for your social media channels.

2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

It’s that time again, time to bring all of my 2012 social media comic strips, cartoons and humorous graphics into one single post. If you haven’t already, also be sure to check out my roundup of social media comics and cartoons that I created in 2011. Some readers have asked for permission to use them in blog posts, presentations and even books and the answer is “Yes” as long as you keep the attribution and the URL to my blog.

15 inspiring social media landing page examples

Sprout Social

Landing pages are easily one of the most important pieces of your social media marketing strategy , they’re unfortunately easy to overlook. Let’s look at a social media landing page examples from Skullcandy. A good landing page is mobile-friendly.

Four Ways to Effectively Capture Leads From Organic Social Media Traffic

agora pulse

Organic social media can be one of the biggest sources of high-quality leads. Most people relate driving traffic to paid social media campaigns, but organic social media traffic is also a valuable traffic generator. Social media drives 25.6% Organic social media traffic represents people who take a genuine interest in your brand and are actively considering it. You can also personalize exit intent pop-ups for social media.

Please Stop Using Social Media, Mom

Firebelly

This week’s must-see YouTube Tuesday video is a funny after school special parody about a mom who gets addicted to social media called Please Stop Using Social Media, Mom. Video URL: [link] ]. The Social Network (Kinetic Typography). Virgin Mobile Go Crazy Commercial. Social Media Idiot.

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. Social business apps.

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Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

We’ve refreshed this post for 2017, check out the latest and greatest social media analytics tools below. Where do you turn for meaningful stats on your social media marketing ? I’m grateful for the insight from some truly incredible tools that help make sense of the actions I take on social media. Update: I’ve put together a list of 6 tools and strategies for managing multiple social media accounts (some free, some paid).

9 New Social Media Statistics and What They Really Mean

Convince & Convert

My friends over at Social Media Examiner just released their 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report. It’s a survey of 2,800 marketers from around the world, asking about their attitudes and plans for social media usage. However, the non-USA participation is very nice (40%) and there’s definitely a good smattering of participants who have been doing social media professionally for several years.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools. As influencer marketing continues to grow at a very fast rate, more and more people need their social media management tools to keep up.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Virality & Search Topsy One part virality tool, one part tracking mechanism, one part social listening post, Topsy is becoming one of new favorites. It works like bit.ly, but incorporates all URL shorteners into the data mix.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Video Ads, Snapchat Adds Filters

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Vine and Snapchat: Facebook. Twitter Promoted-Account ads for mobile go mainstream – Twitter’s promoted accounts ad product will now appear in users’ main timelines on mobile (AllThingsD). Twitter to launch vanity URLs for Vine users’ profiles on Dec. Any social media updates that we missed?

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

agora pulse

These tips can help you brush up on the basics and also dig deeper into this social media platform. With its striking images, easy-to-organize boards, and comprehensive search tools, Pinterest is a social media platform like no other.

Happy Social Media Day - June 30th

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Are We Addicted To Social Media? Main | Jakes Take: TV On The Internet » June 30, 2010 Happy Social Media Day - June 30th Today is the first-ever Social Media Day , an unofficial holiday created by Mashable to "celebrate the revolution of media becoming social." Video URL : [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

10+ Indispensable (and Free!) Marketing Graders and Social Media Scores

Buffer Social

You can audit your marketing in many ways—be it a quick-and-simple social media audit or a full-scale blog review. or you can plug a URL into a new tool and have it tell you what it thinks. I’ve bookmarked several of my favorites and dug up a handful of other useful graders and tools to come up with this list of 10+ website graders, content scores, and social media ratings. Enter your blog’s URL and your email address, and press go.

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) | Main | Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation » January 22, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. In a time where people of diverse ages and backgrounds take to social networks to post tweets, upload photos and write comments, it makes sense to track these public opinions for reasons ranging from reputation management and market research to customer service and campaign tracking.

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Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking

Ari Herzog

Here’s my problem: No one touched on the fact that most users access these social networks with their mobile devices! The URL is missing? What about your personal profile pages on other social networking sites? Are you displaying your own website or Twitter URL on your Flickr, Twitter, or LinkedIn page? Make sure your URL appears on the mobile platform and adjust if necessary. Feature Friday: Social Media Marketing Across Global Cultures.

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

agora pulse

These tips can help you brush up on the basics and also dig deeper into this social media platform. With its striking images, easy-to-organize boards, and comprehensive search tools, Pinterest is a social media platform like no other.

YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read | Main | Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas » June 22, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? A great video that in 2 minutes shares 10 key reasons why brands should be aware of social media. I particularly enjoy the "Social Media Playtime Is Now Officially Over" message at the end.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 7 Surprising Statistics About Twitter in America April 29th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Ah Twitter, we thought we knew you.

9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America

Convince & Convert

Social media is growing up fast. No longer a niche plaything of the digerati, social media is firmly entrenched as a societal game changer of historical importance. For many, social media and social networking are so ubiquitous and pervasive that we presume we have it figured out, that we have a finger firmly on the pulse. Data about how social media really works, who uses it and how, continues to surprise. Super Socials Love Twitter.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. My thoughts on 18 different topics, with some social media humor sprinkled in. Social media takes time and energy. 3) Social media is about people.

Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles | Main | 5 Helpful Social Search Articles » September 02, 2010 Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits Brainstorming and Social Media Optimization Summits run simultaneously in Dallas, TX from September 15-17.

Friday's 5 Fun Social Media Finds

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Ball Memorial Hospitals Facebook Nightmare | Main | Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) » August 06, 2010 Fridays 5 Fun Social Media Finds The Internet is an amazing place. Here are 5 fun social media finds from this week that are sure to entertain and educate you over the weekend. WHAT THE F*CK IS MY SOCIAL MEDIA "STRATEGY"?

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? This is where social media tools can help. Not only do these increase the efficiency of your social media efforts, using a combination of the best tools often results in higher returns from social media. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about. This is currently the social media love of my life.

Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution

Bill Hartzer

Have you been looking to turn mobile phone “browsers” into buyers? Now can now turn your mobile website into a brand consistent, fully functional m-commerce destinations without losing control or profits to third parties — regardless of the type of cell phone or carrier your customers use. The Siteminis mobile web solution allows a complete and consistent shopping experience on mobile, regardless of the type of cell phone or carrier their customers use.

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What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site | Main | How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media » July 16, 2010 What the F**k is Social Media NOW? Fridays fun find is an excellent presentation on Slideshare called What the F**k is Social Media NOW? Its a sequel to the original What the F**k is Social Media?