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. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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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. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

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! The post Social Media Updates appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right

Explaining Social Media Marketing To My Mom

Firebelly

If it wasn’t hard enough explaining social media in general to my mom, having to explain my job in social media marketing was an even bigger banana to peel. And then I came at her with the mother of all break-downs: Social Media Marketing 101.

Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. ” Not OK in our communities, on our streets, and not OK on social media. What can we do to combat hate on social media?

What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results. But, not just any social media scheduling tool will do. Social media calendar.

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115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? Social Media Is The New Newspaper. Did you know that Reddit is the most popular social media platform as a source of news? Social In Sixty Seconds.

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

What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes. Social media audits.

Five Actionable Social Media Tips for Your Web Development Business

Webbiquity SMM

A huge proportion of brand promotion is now done online, particularly through social media. If you create online solutions for your clients but have poorly designed and managed social media accounts, it doesn’t make a great impression. 5. Use Social Proof.

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The Key to Success in Enterprise Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Lately, I’ve been thinking way too much about organic B2B social media marketing. This is the great struggle for the enterprise in social media. It’s ticking and you need to figure out real quick where social media fits within your org.

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. The post Social Media Updates: May appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

Social Media Listening – It’s About Emotions

Janet Fouts

Understanding how emotion comes into play in buying decisions can be extremely useful when listening on social media sites. Sentiment analysis may add some context, but in general, we are guessing when we build predictive models based on social media data sets.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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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Are your social media accounts ready for 2017?

Janet Fouts

Bring your social sites up to date with a quick review to be sure of a Happy New Year! social business Social Media in Action Social Media

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 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.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media

Social Media and Procrastination

Saying It Social

A look into why social media sites are the go-to destination for millennials procrastinating, and how businesses can take advantage of these habits. The post Social Media and Procrastination appeared first on.

Free Tools for Startups to Boost Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

While it’s almost unheard of for businesses to completely ignore social media these days, startups have to be especially mindful of its advantages and uses. Here are some unique tools to help boost the social media presence of your startup. Guest post by Nick Rojas.

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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Nine Useful Social Media Marketing Stats: An Interactive Infographic Made with Venngage and ThingLink

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing and social media are the top lead generation tactics for B2B marketers. Social media, both paid and organic, is viewed as a highly effective channel for content promotion and amplification, second only to organic search.

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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

The Role of Kindness in Social Media

Janet Fouts

mindful social kindness mindfulsocial Social MediaWe may not always agree, but if we respond with negativity we're driving the conversation down a rabbit hole it may not recover from.

Stock Photo Sites To Fuel Your Social Media Content

Jason Yormark

Finding reliable stock photo sites with great images for all of your social media and content marketing needs can sometimes be quite the pain. Regardless, it goes without saying that every post you make on social media should not be without a visual to go along with it. Visual content is 40 times more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content. Blogging Marketing Social Media

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Cision’s new social media influencer tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

Having recently used one of Cision’s tools to try to build a social media influencer tool, and finding it wanting, I’m pretty interested in a new tool being launched today. . Aligning influencer communications efforts with broader social media initiatives.

Top Five: Who is social media’s AR winner?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Who is social media's AR winner? Top 5 must know social media news including Twitter automation, Facebook transparency, Instagram soundtracks, Google Analytics videos, and Snapchat's tennis lens. The post Top Five: Who is social media’s AR winner?

How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is. Many organizations are on social media, yet they don’t see tangible business advantages. Featured Headline Social Media consultant PESO model

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? So much of social media is on the fly—a response rather than a plan—that it can become a slippery planning slope for companies, especially those that are understaffed.

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Prioritize Your Social Media

The Social Media Incubator

Social media for your business can be the same way. If your business is on social media, it can be a struggle to determine which platforms could be best for you in the long run. There is a social opportunity for almost every business.

Social Media Updates: March

yMarketingMatters

March saw a few relevant new social media updates that will help you to be more effective, resourceful and efficient in your social media marketing for your business. The post Social Media Updates: March appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

Planning Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Planning Social Media

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social media security & privacy advances. Top 5 must know news and information from the world of social media for this week. Infographic: What social networks are doing to protect your information. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

Why real social media experts are also great writers

Sherrilynne Starkie

Why is good writing important for social media success? This takes writing skills and talents across the range of media categories. In owned media, the writer will produce blog posts, social media updates, web content, speeches, video scripts and more.

Four Ways to Develop Amazing Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

Are you envious of all the beautiful social media content filling your newsfeed and thinking, “How can I create amazing social media content for my brand?” Now, it’s important to understand why social media content is so valuable.

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! Do you have social media problems? .

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. There is no doubt that social media, when done right, is a time suck. Special Tricks.