April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Spring is synonymous with change and that certainly applies when it comes to social media. There were a whole host of new features and updates being rolled out over the past month from some of the top social platforms. Let’s talk about the April Social Media Trends! .

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Social Media Crisis Checklist

Ignite Social Media

Therefore, it is important to be prepared at all times for a crisis on your social channels; that way, when one strikes, you can follow your plan and handle the issue accordingly. Here’s a social media crisis checklist to ensure that you are ready for any situation that might arise.

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?

2019 Social Media Resolutions

Ignite Social Media

Going over this distinct group of improvements that people seem to choose at the beginning of the year got me thinking – what if social media channels attempted to improve in the same way we do? Is your New Year’s resolution social media-related?

Social Media Automation 101

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

December Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

2018 has been a whirlwind of a year for everyone, but especially in the world of social media – a world that is changing by the day. Social didn’t slow down in December – read on for a round-up of December social media updates! December Social Media Updates.

Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Though it’s a challenge, there’s no magical force keeping you from reaching your social media goals. To establish that, begin with a social media audit. What Is a Social Media Audit?

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.

3-Part Formula for Social Media Success!

yMarketingMatters

You know social media changes so fast, any advice you hear today might very well be out of date by next. But I have learned that there is one simple formula for social media success that works no matter what. How do we define great content for social media?

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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Social Media of Christmas Past

Ignite Social Media

Let’s look back at the social media post of Christmas past to see who brought their jolliest A game. Here are some Social Media Christmas Examples to fuel your jolly mood.

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

Acronyms for the Social Media Marketer [Infographic]

Social Media Today

We have defined 7 acronyms every social media marketer should know today

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.

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). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

5 Key Ways Social Media Impacts the Customer Journey

Ignite Social Media

Creating content with each stage of the customer journey in mind is important, but it’s also vital to consider how social impacts the customer journey. Let’s dive a little deeper into the ways social impacts the customer journey. Social can play an incredibly important role here.

March Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

We offered free, 30-minute calls to ramp up your social media game, hosted a webinar on how social has changed the customer journey, and our clients – Sabra , Vera Bradley , Discover Boating & Altar’d State – were recognized as finalists in the Shorty awards. March has also been a busy month in social! If you want to stay up to date on the latest trends, sign up for Social You Should Know , our bi-weekly newsletter.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

2019 Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Want to spend less time doing your every-day social media tasks to free up time for other work? Here are a few time-saving shortcuts

January Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

We’ve compiled a few of the highlights from our bi-weekly newsletter – Social You Should Know. Keep scrolling for your January social media updates! January Social Media Updates. The social media platform released a new feature for business profiles.

4 Quick Social Media Wins for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

With all the information out there about social media marketing, it can be hard to know which next steps your brand should take to be more successful. We have four quick social media wins that you can easily start doing today.

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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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

8 Proven Social Media Tips for Startups

Social Media Today

Here are 8 steps every start-up business needs to take to launch their social media presence and build and audience

Creating Content for Every Social Media Platform

Social Media Today

When building a social strategy, always approach each platform as its own. Here we share some data on the best way to approach each social media platform

February Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

It’s hard to keep up on the ever-changing landscape that is Social Media, but don’t worry, we got you. Here are a few of the February highlights from our bi-weekly newsletter – Social You Should Know. February Social Media Updates.

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.

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

Burn your social media strategy

SocialFish

I recently came across an amazing post that I urge everyone to read about the current state of social media. Burn It Down, Start From Scratch And Build a Social Media Strategy That Works. DOING SOCIAL MEDIA RIGHT.

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.

3 Social Media Advertising Spending Trends to Consider in 2019

Ignite Social Media

Whether you are still finalizing your social media strategy or hitting the ground running with execution this year, we’ve compiled the following few social media ad spending trends to help guide and inform your social advertising spending in 2019.

Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Social media simply makes it easier to do such.

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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Q4 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

Catch up on the latest news from the social media world in with our Q4 social media updates. . Q4 Social Media Updates. Want to say in the loop on all things social ? Subscribe to our bi-weekly newsletter, Social You Should Know, below. Need help implementing any of these new Q4 social media updates? The post Q4 Social Media Updates appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! This is great for any business that uses local awareness ads to drive walk-in business as it will help measure the conversion from social or mobile ad campaigns.

Top Five: New social media ‘stories’ features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Must-know social media news for communicators and marketers for this week include new Stories innovations from Facebook and YouTube, insight on finance journalists, a new editor for a LGBTQ+ magazine and search innovations from Google.

Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. The way social networks are utilized now both from a marketing standpoint and a UX standpoint, has undergone an almost 360 degree change since those early years.

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. ” Or “how can social media really impact our business?”

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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How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

agora pulse

Social media success means different things to different people. Yet everyone wants to know the answer to the ultimate question: Am I successful on social media? The first step is to understand what your social media goals are and measure against them.

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.

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

Infographic: How to measure social media ROI

Sherrilynne Starkie

Many marketing and communications professionals are unsure about how to measure the return on investment (ROI) of social media marketing campaigns. Looking at social media activities through the lens of organizational goals and objectives provides a measure of actual progress (or not).

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