• SIMPLY MEASURED  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] What Your Brand Can Learn from Casper’s Instagram Account
    As a start-up in the long-sales-cycle mattress industry, Casper put social at the heart of their marketing activities right from the jump, foster awareness and drive referrals. Use social listening to understand what problem your consumers and audience think you solve for them–not what you assume you solve. Social listening can help you gather consumer insights about your audience, so that you are more exposed to their lifestyle habits and preferences. Monitor your social posts to identify the content that resonates most with your audience and study them over time.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] #SproutChat Recap: Creating Shareable Content
    Social networks are saturated these days. — Venture Icon Media (@VentureIcon) March 22, 2017. Look Beyond Social Networks for Promotion. Social networks are likely your main focus as a social media marketer as the place to promote content, as they should be. But consider ways to highlight social media posts containing content. Similarly, you can create something tangible, such as a handout or swag, from a successful piece of social content. Check out additional advice from the team on creating brand content that earns shares.
  • PEG FITZPATRICK  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] Instagram Analytics: What to Measure to Grow Your Instagram
    Blog Posts Instagram Social Media how to grow your Instagram account how to use instagram analytics instagram analyticsI’ve spend the past few months testing the top tools for Instagram analytics. If you’re interested in growing your Instagram account, you’ll learn what the top features are for these tools and which tools will work best for you. I encourage you to test them and find the one that meets your needs best. Hey… The post Instagram Analytics: What to Measure to Grow Your Instagram appeared first on Peg Fitzpatrick.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] Gin and Topics: Genius Man Destroys Wheel of Fortune
    Social Media Top 5 alexa alexa works for the cia amtrack cheetah jumps in car CIA colleen martell corina manea ellen erika heald kelly dietrich mihai petre patricia patton safari slow-mo snow collision snow globes wheel of fortuneOn this week's Gin and Topics, we have a guy that can guess Wheel of Fortune puzzles with only one letter. Amazing. There also is Ellen, cheetahs, and more. The post Gin and Topics: Genius Man Destroys Wheel of Fortune appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] The Way That Content Is Changing Is Not Good For (Most) Brands
    There was an excitement in the air here in San Diego at this year's Social Media Marketing World. Sure, Facebook , Google , LinkedIn and other social media channels got their due, but everyone was a-buzz over Snapchat and live streaming. I sat through many sessions at Social Media Marketing World. They're doing it across multiple social media platforms. It's a new social media play for brands today. social media. social media channel. social media experience. social media marketing.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #353
    social media. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: . The 3 Tenets of Capitalism - Tyler Hogge - Medium. I'm pretty down on free-market capitalism, or whatever we're calling laissez-faire democracy these days. It's supposed to make everything efficient and maximize outcomes, but the concentration of wealth and preponderance of influence undermines those ideals. Then again, it's important to keep an open mind. Hugh for Alistair). brand.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
    [Social Media] The Big Question: Which PR Buzzwords Must Die?
    Social Media The Big Question 50 PR Buzzwords To Stop Using NOW Alex Yong buzzwords Influencer marketing Iva Glavinic Jason Myers Katie Creaser Lindsey Walker most-frequently mentioned buzzwords PR PR buzzwords pr industry PR pros Public Relations spin sucks slack community the future of PRPR buzzwords are a double-edged sword. We're responsible for their notoriety and then we want them to die. We asked five experts what they thought. The post The Big Question: Which PR Buzzwords Must Die? appeared first on Spin Sucks. Comments Now that you mention it, I agree.
  • PIXLEE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Social Media] 5 Ways Hospitality Marketers Can Use Travel Influencers
    Social-media savvy travelers are making an indelible mark on the travel and hospitality industries. Social media influencers' reach on different social media platforms can equal over 5 figures in new bookings for travel brands
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Social Media] 5 Pet Influencers to Follow on Instagram
    The post 5 Pet Influencers to Follow on Instagram appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. It’s time to talk about our four-legged pet influencers, the animals that easily grab the attention of new followers. We’ve talked about food influencers and artist influencers , now let’s cuddle up with our pet influencers. They are adorable and manage to bring a smile to most everyone’s face. They also provide a much-needed break sometimes from our normal feeds. This Girl is a Squirrel. She’s adorable and super photogenic. La Corgi.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Social Media] Hot association jobs this week – March 23
    We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The Coordinator uses a variety of marketing channels while concentrating on email, web, print, and social media marketing. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Vice President of Communications , Chesapeake Bay Foundation – CBF seeks a new Vice President of Communications. Communications is one of CBF’s four operating programs. The Coordinator is based in Louisville, Colorado. photo credit ).
  • RAZOR SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Social Media] Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog
    Next to a detailed breakdown of where all your links are coming from, you can also see the value of those links through Domain Rating, URL Rating, External, and Social. Social shows you the number of times a certain page or post has been shared on Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. The number of backlinks you got for certain pages or posts on your website is a piece of information every social media marketer and content creator should have. As you can see, there are a lot of links for ‘razorsocial’ or ‘razor social’ and ‘ian cleary’, which is as expected.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Social Media] What Social Media Measurement Tool Does My Business Need?
    Do you ever wonder how to best measure your social media efforts? There are numerous tactics like creating a social media calendar , but at the end of the day, if you can’t narrow down your “why,” there’s not much reason to invest time in social media for business. Being able to analyze and report on your ROI from social media is imperative to strategizing for and executing successful social media campaigns around your specific goals. A Universal Social Media Measurement Tool. Do you want to measure awareness?
  • JON LOOMER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] Entrepreneurs: How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
    As I type this, I will be speaking for a rather large group in 12 hours at Social Media Marketing World in San Diego. [NOTE: This post continues a series exploring the topic of entrepreneurship. While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. I’d be lying if I told you I’m not nervous. I still have nerves. But my reaction to public speaking is nothing like it once was. My horrific memories are vivid. It could be a school class report. An update for the board of directors.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] What They're Not Telling Us About Native Advertising's Explosive Growth
    Non-social advertisers are waking up and ramping up their capabilities as well in native advertising (they smell opportunity). More money is being spent on this kind of media, and it does create a self-fulfilling prophecy. It feels like brands are changing their attitude about what it means to be "in" social media, content marketing and native advertising. It feels like the price and execution increase is being offset simply because programmatic technology makes the media buying that much cheaper? digital media. media. media buying. brand.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] Do Your Consumers Care About Your Digital Marketing? (Really, Really Care)
    This week marks the annual pilgrimage to Social Media Marketing World in San Diego. Social media, content marketing and native advertising all intersect for these few days right off the pacific coast. And, as the years go by, the appetite to better understand how to connect with consumers through social media has not dwindled. Many prefer to use terms like "content marketing" now over "social media," and many are there to figure out how to make their efforts more effective, and to see which technologies might help them to better automate the process.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] The 6 Key Components of a Successful Marketing Campaign
    To nail your campaign theme, you need to work with your content marketing team, and listen carefully on social. . From these five examples of successful social campaigns , one thing is clear: each is laser-focused on goals. Use social data to see how they interact, which content they share, which topics they are talking about, and what is important to them. . From Simply Measured’s Social Analytics Dashboard. Social MediaReady, set, launch a campaign! Here are the six components to focus on. ” 1. Nail Your Campaign Theme. This takes work.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] Average Time On Social Media, Are You Using It Wisely? #Infographic
    How much time are you using on social media sites? mindful social social business social media black holeHere's an infographic with data on that, and some tips to use your time wisely for your business.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] 8 Twitter Bio Ideas to Attract More Followers
    Did you know that social media drives 31% of all website referral traffic ? This post 8 Twitter Bio Ideas to Attract More Followers originally appeared on Sprout Social. How much time did you put into creating you Twitter bio? If you just treated it as an afterthought or rushed to finish, there’s a strong chance it’s probably not as strong as it could be. You don’t have to spend hours crafting your Twitter bio, but you should put more effort into it than most brands realize. The Pieces of Your Twitter Profile. Location. Website. Name & Username.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] 5 Healthy Work Practices for a ProBlogger
    I also constantly remind myself that I don’t have to be everywhere on social media as long as I’m consistently in one or two places where my readers know they can find me. This is a guest contribution from Chelsea Lee Smith of MomentsADay.com. As a part-time blogger and homeschooling mother of three, I often get asked: “How do you do it all?!” ” In the past, I usually ran through a few different answers: I have had a regular cleaner at times; I usually do my shopping online to save time; I rarely watch TV; I have occasional childcare. Not really.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] Square vs. Landscape Video – $1.5K Worth of Experiments: Here’s How They Compare
    In an effort to get to the bottom of what makes videos successful on social media, we set out to answer two not-so-simple questions: Where does video perform best? So we teamed up with the video experts at Animoto to test (and test again) the hypothesis that square video would perform better across the board on social media than the traditional landscape video. Video and mobile are on the cutting edge of social media and marketing and so we’re super excited to share this actionable research with you. Does the social network make a difference?
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Social Media] 4 Great New Instagram Carousel Examples Chosen By Social Media Experts
    Last month, Instagram announced that users can share up to 10 photos and videos in one post. This “Instagram carousel” feature was previously available only to those who advertise on Instagram but now is open to users, business owners and marketers of all stripes. How are brands making the most of this new feature? I turned to four of my fabulous writers on the Agorapulse blog to tell me about great Instagram carousel examples that they’ve spotted in the wild. Ana Gotter, anagotter.com. Here’s an example from Williams Sonoma that was designed to keep users engaged.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 012: 3 Instagram Hacks
    Instagram is one of my favorite social media platforms and there’s a lot that you can do with Instagram. Leave me a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook group and join the conversation over there. Today I want to share with you three of my favorite quick tools for rocking your Instagram strategy. Tip number one, you’ve got to rock your bio. Hack number two, it’s all about hashtags ! My third hack is a hack that has to do with the geotag feature within Instagram. There you go. Just click the image above.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] Crisis & Reputation Management on Boards’ Radar
    A crisis can occur so much faster now and the information can spread like wildfire on social media. If it’s a well-known brand the crisis will hit the mainstream media and get amplified by social media. Set up a media and social media monitoring system so that you can catch any crisis as it starts. Establish who will respond to media inquiries and what your key messages will be. Have this team do crisis media training. Establish who will monitor and respond to social media comments. Crisis Readiness Tips.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] Bad Vibrations From Internet Of Things, Voice As The Next Navigation And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. digital media. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: . million settlement.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] 3 Foolproof Ways to Generate Leads with Social Media
    If I refer to social media as a lead generation tool, what comes to mind first? Maybe because the scars are still healing from a past failed social media campaign. Maybe it’s from reading one too many faux-advice columns on optimal social media posting times. Whatever the reason, there seems to be a bad taste in many marketers’ mouths when social media is promoted as a solid lead generation tool. We can all agree the algorithm age changed the way marketers approach social media. Run a Social Sweepstakes.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] How To Get Started With Free Travel When Your Blog is Brand New
    Even with a full time job, I was able to enjoy theme park tickets, ski passes and invitations to resorts in Mexico in Jamaica before I had 10 blog posts published, and having less than 500 followers on social media. Instead of mentioning the size of your social following while emailing destinations, focus on reach you can guarantee using paid social media. This is a guest contribution from Dan Bagby of Hon eymoon Always. Many travel bloggers start blogging with dreams of getting free travel around the world. So here is my secret I hope I don’t regret sharing.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Build a Social Media Marketing Funnel That Converts
    These days, it’s a given that anyone involved in digital marketing understands the importance of social media, from a content and engagement perspective. Unfortunately, a significant number of companies still believe that simply having a strong social media presence, posting content on a consistent basis and engaging with fans is going to have a positive impact on the overall ROI (return on investment) of a brand on its own. Social Media as a Marketing Funnel. So how do your social media profiles fit into all of this? Ready, Set, Go.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
    [Social Media] Don’t Make These Mistakes When Scheduling Instagram Posts
    Scheduling software can be one of the best tools that you can have in a world that relies so heavily on social media. This makes the process of organizing your social media calendar so much easier, allowing you to plan posts for the perfect days and times. Consistency is important for social media marketing, and that includes being consistent in the frequency of your posts. Instagram social media managementLet’s take a look at the four most common Instagram scheduling mistakes and how to avoid them. Scheduling a Post Without an Image.
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] Selling is Dead – Free is the Newest Trend
    As organizer of Facebook Success Summit, which I presented last year and will be presenting again this year, and organizer of Social Media Examiner, he has a passionate audience that really produces strong and engaging conversations for everyone that his websites and […]. Note from Jesse: I’ve always been impressed by the work of Mike Stelzner. The post Selling is Dead – Free is the Newest Trend appeared first on Stay N Alive. book reviews General Technology
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] #SimplySocialAwards: Best Instagram Strategy
    Over the next four weeks, we’ll be asking you lovely people to help us recognize brands that are crushing their social strategies. Week 2: Best Social Content Strategy. The New York Times is the most discussed news publisher on social media, the most cited , and one of the most linked news sources across the Internet. Today, we’re kicking off the #SimplySocialAwards! Here’s a breakdown of the categories by week: Week 1: Best Instagram Strategy. Week 3: Best Video Strategy. Week 4: Best Brand Personality. This week is all about the ‘gram. Can’t decide?
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Use Social Media to Create Stellar Webinars
    Before we expose how to effectively leverage social media marketing for your next webinar, let’s first discuss the core elements that keep attendees engaged. With this knowledge under your belt, it’s time to start using social media’s reach to drive a sizable crowd. The Social Spotlight. After generating a bit of buzz, start creating and publishing social posts across all of your existing accounts that let your followers know about the event. When creating social media ads, you will want to include all of the aforementioned elements.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data
    With algorithmic changes and the increasing need for paid social efforts, the time to rely on your core Instagram analytics data is now. Instagram’s native tools can help you scratch the surface, but true social media marketers have to benchmark, reconfigure and improve campaigns or Instagram strategies with the data. Engagements per Media: While engagements per follower shows the activity of your Instagram community, engagements per media highlights which photos or videos receive the most interaction. Sprout Social’s Instagram Analytics.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] Facebook Love, Instagram’s clap back at Snapchat & GenX is the new trend | Social You Should Know
    Facebook Love, Instagram’s clap back at Snapchat, & GenX is the new trend in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. The post Facebook Love, Instagram’s clap back at Snapchat & GenX is the new trend | Social You Should Know appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. Social Media Trends #SYSK Facebook News Facebook News Feed Facebook Reactions GenX Instagram Geostickers instagram updates Social You Should KnowFacebook Reactions will Impact News Feed Rankings.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Grow Your Fitness Blog to 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Less than a Year
    Buzzsumo can help you identify what type of content gets shared on social media, what type of titles are used and who are the influencers in a niche. Step 6: Promote Your Work (besides Social Media). We all know that social media is one of the fastest ways to promote your blog, especially if you are willing to spend a few hundred dollars on Facebook ads, but it’s not the only way to reach new audiences. By Alex Chris of reliablesoft.net. How do you build a successful fitness blog? A screenshot from semrush, showing the growth of traffic since 2012.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] Business Spring Cleaning: Squeaky Clean Social Media Channels
    In part one of this three part series, Laura Petrolino shows you how to clean up your social channels and improve your success with this social media focused business spring cleaning checklist. The post Business Spring Cleaning: Squeaky Clean Social Media Channels appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories 36 Animals with a Better Social Media Strategy Than You Social Media Checklist: Planning for a Very Social New Year Gin and Topics: Microwave Cameras, Provocative Guys, and More.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] 9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing
    It is easy to use, looks good, and is perfect for connecting your social account with your ecommerce site. I use it to monitor social media statistics tracking growth of my Pinterest, Instagram., Cool Social ToolsVisual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post. Few people enjoy reading a wall of text. Content marketing will not work unless you engage in visual marketing. Here are a few tools to help you! Create Images. Canva. Piktochart. Just use Over. PicStitch.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] How TechCrunch Approaches Video Marketing & Trends to Watch for in Video – Travis Bernard [SSM0035]
    The subject that has taken the social media world by storm is now being implemented by brands everywhere. Travis shares what makes videos successful for them on social media as well as the exact metrics that marketers should focus on when it comes to video. A huge thank you to Travis for jam-packing this episode with actionable wisdom and takeaways for social media managers and marketers looking to do video marketing like the pros. The biggest video marketing challenge for social media managers. All eyes on video marketing. Google Play.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] 185: How to Get a Blogging Job
    If you can demonstrate to an advertiser that you don’t just write well but you have experience in design, in writing for search engine optimization, that you have experience in social media, in editing, in design, in creating visual content, in creating video. Demonstrate in your application that you’re not just willing to write the content but you’re willing to respond to comments, that you’re willing to share the content on social media, and that you’re willing to go the extra mile to help them to build a successful blog. How to Apply for a Blogging Job. Job Board.
  • SOCIALMEDIA.BIZ  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Social Media] Top email platforms to convert social media followers into customers
    B uilding a solid following on a social media platform promotes brand awareness — but how can businesses convert those casual fans into paying buyers? It’s such a powerful marketing tool that marketers earn on average $38 for every $1 spent on email marketing, making conversion of social media followers to email list participants so important to a company’s bottom line. Social media and email marketing are different animals, of course. Take a look at some ways to encourage your social followers to support you through email, too. Social syncing.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017
    [Social Media] Winning Body Language With Mark Bowden - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    social media. Episode #558 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Whether it's online, in person or just consuming his content, I always enjoy the time I spend with Mark Bowden. He's perfectly engaging, entertaining and there's always something to learn. There is this powerful notion that success comes not from what we say, but what we do and how we say it. The power of communications can never be questioned. Especially, when you work in the world of marketing and advertising. Few people truly have the expertise of Mark Bowden.
  • PAM MOORE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] Get Your Social Media Budget Approved with These 22 Tips, White Paper and Podcast
    Do you struggle with having what you think may be the best social media marketing plan on the entire planet yet have no budget to implement? You struggle with getting budget approved to implement your social media plan. Your executives don’t understand social media. You struggle with articulating the goals and objectives of your social media program to key stakeholders. You feel like you are boiling the ocean as it relates to getting your social media plan approved. This includes social media. iTunes.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] We Are Going To Shove Augmented And Virtual Reality Down Your Collective Throats
    Last year, the media was quick to point out that all of the hype and hyperbole didn't add to much. more and more brands, agencies and consultancies are beginning to see how gaming, entertainment and social media might be the true catalyst to push this forward. media. social media. It's happening. It's going to happen. Brands, be prepared. It's a binary world when it comes to those who believe in augmented and virtual reality. Many business professionals believe that this is all hype. Many business professionals believe that it will change everything.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] We Are Going To Shove Augmented And Virtual Reality Down Your Collective Throats
    Last year, the media was quick to point out that all of the hype and hyperbole didn't add to much. more and more brands, agencies and consultancies are beginning to see how gaming, entertainment and social media might be the true catalyst to push this forward. media. social media. It's happening. It's going to happen. Brands, be prepared. It's a binary world when it comes to those who believe in augmented and virtual reality. Many business professionals believe that this is all hype. Many business professionals believe that it will change everything.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] Gin and Topics: Microwave Cameras, Provocative Guys, and More
    Social Media Top 5 aimee west bachelor BBC bloopers bbc comedy erika heald jimmy fallon kelly dietrich luke bryan marion kelly paula kiger peter alexander sean spicer Tara Geissinger the babysitter tonight show tracey ullmanOn this week's Gin and Topics, we have microwave cameras, guys who dress provocatively, a lesson in saying gyro, the babysitter, and more. The post Gin and Topics: Microwave Cameras, Provocative Guys, and More appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] Things That Go Tweet in the Night
    This has been a CRAZY week if you work in the digital/social media space. Particularly if you run social media for an organization or client, you must have a crisis protocol in place, which you can activate instantly, should you need to do so. So go to a bunch of traditional media sites to see if they’re reporting it, and how. She is also the founder of The Social PR Virtuoso® , which provides online, on-demand training that helps you unleash your inner Social PR superhero. Through the looking glass. … from 2005.” Burst.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] #SproutChat Recap: Networking on Social
    Different social networks command unique cadences of communicating and specific etiquette. So what are norms for arguably the most social professionals, social media marketers and community managers ? Networking on Social Should Be Approached With an Open Mind. Take advantage of the open nature of social networks and do your research to find connections that could be mutually beneficial. Mimic the nature of the social channel, i.e.: more casual with Twitter, more formal with LinkedIn. Be less formal & be more social.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #352
    mit media lab. social media. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: . The Dark Side of Roald Dahl - BBC. " Roald Dahl has been one of my favorite authors since I was a young child. He's subversive, whether through Mathilda tormenting her oppressors, or Danny poaching with sleeping pills, or the BFG trapping his kin in a dark hole. Parents wonder if it's too dark; kids lap it up. Alistair for Hugh). Alistair for Mitch). It is.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    The Most Annoying Things Brands Do on Social Media | Marketing Profs. 23 types of audio, video, and other media you can add to your course (or blog) to make it even more epic | By Regina. How to Optimize Pinterest Content for Search | Social Media Examiner. Ok so after reading these articles this week, I’ve prioritised my tasks: double my podcast downloads, and revisit Pinterest. What’s yours? Are you annoying people by being overly salesy? What about using too much jargon? I love being productive, and I love sleeping. No thanks. Did you know?
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA HAT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Grow Your Instagram 300% in 5 Months and Begin Selling
    So how do you get from 0 to 1 in a highly environment like social media and Instagram? How do we jump the branding chasm with an inexpensive marketing budget? Here's how
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Social Media] The Big Question: Executive Media Training
    As PR pros, we are well aware of why we want executives to do media training. We asked seven experts on the tips they use for convincing reluctant executives to go through media training. The post The Big Question: Executive Media Training appeared first on Spin Sucks. Social Media The Big Question anneliz hannan Elizabeth Dashiell Executive Media Training Gerard Corbett Jacquie Jordan Katie Kern media relations media training media training tips Rachel Formaro slack community sue duris thought leadershipHere’s what they said.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] Let Twitter Tweet (And Be)
    If I pulled you aside and told you that I had built a social media application that allowed people to share simple text message (140 characters at a time), small images and short videos, would you think this was a good idea? It's not hard to see that the markets, the media and some people are (very) sour on Twitter. And, if it is a $5 billion media company, what is so wrong about that? media. media company. social media. social media application. Forget what you think that you know about the business world for a moment.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] Social Media Management Tools Compared
    You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool? We certainly recommend using a social media management tool for many brands, but not necessarily the same one for every brand. Let’s start with what many consider the gold standard of social media management tools. These are just three of the dozens of social media management tools out there.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Size Images for Facebook Event Cover Photos
    With all the noise on social, you need to make sure your Facebook event cover photo stands out and is memorable to invitees. You can also try out Sprout Social’s free image resizing tool, Landscape. Easily fit the same or multiple images to the correct dimensions across all social networks. If you’re still stuck on the correct dimensions and sizes of other popular social network images, check out our always up-to-date social media image sizes guide ! This post How to Size Images for Facebook Event Cover Photos originally appeared on Sprout Social.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] Facebook Taking Functionality from Snapchat: What Brands Need to Know
    It has been no secret that ever since Snapchat turned down Facebook’s offer to buy them in 2013 for $3B in cash, Facebook has targeted the social channel head on. The post Facebook Taking Functionality from Snapchat: What Brands Need to Know appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. In 2016 and 2017 competition has heated between the two platforms as Snapchat prepared for their IPO. This blog post will evaluate the ground that Facebook has gained on newly public Snap, Inc. Snapchat Stats Update. Since Snap, Inc. Contact us!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] Four+ Tips to Help You Get Over Your Fear of Video
    Social Media Video diy video selfie tony gnau video chat zoomVideo is extraordinarily difficult because we are our own worst critics. But if you start with video chats and move up, you'll become a pro. Gini Dietrich and Tony Gnau team up to show you how. The post Four+ Tips to Help You Get Over Your Fear of Video appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Seven Reasons Live Video is the Hardest Form of Content Marketing Gin and Topics: Mom Truths, Sleeping Animals, and Real Apps The Big Question: Artificial Intelligence and the PR Industry.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16
    We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Preparing social media reports and associated graphics; Producing (filming and editing) in-house videos… Public Relations & Communications Coordinator , Electronic Transactions Association – The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. The coordinator will be responsible for supporting strategic PR and social media campaigns. photo credit ).
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] The Complete Guide to Instagram Ads: A Step-by-Step Guide to Advertising on Instagram
    This is a huge jump from the 34 percent in the year before (when Instagram ads were not yet available to everyone), making Instagram ads one of the most popular social media advertising choice. Audience growth: Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. Tip: All the recommended image and video specifications are listed in the Facebook Ads Manager by the section where you would upload your media files. Guides & Courses Social Media MarketingWell, that’s totally possible! Navigating this guide. Why use Instagram ads?
  • AGORA PULSE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Use Social Media to Stand Out at a Conference
    That’s where the value of social media kicks in. Social media can provide the perfect platform for you to stand out from the crowd at a conference. Use it in all of your social media posts related to the event and have some fun with it to demonstrate your personality. Attending conferences can be a big expense for your business. It’s important that you get a return on investment for all this and for most businesses that return needs to go beyond just learning. Let me show you how. Actively Follow the Event Hashtag. Follow Twitter Lists.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] WEBINAR: Gut Check Your Social Media Performance
    Today, Colin Zalewski, Product Marketing Manager for Simply Measured, and Get Schooled ‘s Director of Digital Engagement and Communications presented a webinar with tips, tricks, and examples of how regular measurement “gut checks” can improve social marketing performance. WEBINAR DECK: Gut Check Your Social Media Performance from Simply Measured. Social MediaOne of the things that impressed me the most about Get Schooled’s strategy is the way they partner with their audience, both in tone, and in actual content. VIDEO RECORDING.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] The Hard Things About The Hard Thing Called "Digital Transformation"
    Most failed business transformation attempts happen because the brand was focused on where the world was going (social, mobile, messaging, VR, AR, automation, etc.), social media messaging. You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs without the words "digital transformation!" tumbling out of their mouth. There is no doubt that digital transformation affects everyone in business today. Small, medium and large businesses are being impacted. The brands who have already transformed digitally are few and far between. It's time that we admit this. The why.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] Facebook Stories: Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest Feature
    A Facebook spokesperson said in an email to Social Pro Daily : We’ve been testing the new camera in a few other countries for a while, and our goal for this next round of tests in these countries is to learn how people use all three parts of the new camera system, and we hope that eventually we’ll be able to show these sorts of features to the entire community of people on Facebook. But with fewer users creating content and a rise in brands posting to Facebook and ads in the feed, many users feel they miss out on the type of posts that helped Facebook to take over the social media world.
  • KATIE LANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 011: 3 Tips to Rock Your Facebook Live Broadcasts
    Leave us a comment below or jump on over to our Social Media Forum Facebook Group and join the conversation there! Today, I’m going to share with you three tips for rocking your Facebook Live. As you guys know, Facebook Live has taken the world by storm and if you are trying to boost engagement on your Facebook business page, personal profile, or group, there is no better platform right now to broadcast live than Facebook Live! Tip number one is plan ahead. Tip number two is promote before and promote after. You’ve got to be your own best promoter. Ready to go live?
  • JENN'S TREND  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Get More Quality Followers on Instagram
    Instagram instagram instagram followers instagram for business instagram hashtags instagram marketing instagram profile instagram strategy instagram success social media social media marketingI’ll admit that I’ve avoided writing this specific blog post for a while. Not because it’s not a valid topic, but because I’ve hidden this message in other blog posts to avoid the hustle of finding more followers on Instagram. You see, one of the (if not the) most common question I get asked is […].
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Leverage Your Social Media KPIs to Drive Business Growth
    As social media marketers, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun, creative work of managing a great social media campaign. From tracking how your networks look to social media KPIs (key performance indicators) like engagement rates and follower counts, every section has its purpose. How do you determine a campaign’s real social media ROI ? The social media landscape has changed from focusing on quantity and toward quality. This is especially true as more businesses invest in social media budgets to drive revenue.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Social Media] The Secret to Better Web Writing
    If you’re reading this, it’s probably because publishing information on the web or sending emails or posting to social media accounts are an important part of being successful at your job. You must understand that you are writing web copy, emails, and social media posts to help people get information or complete a task or influence them to do something. It might not be what you expect. Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. It’s time you started acting like one.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Transform Your Brand in 30 Days on Social
    What if you could transform your brand in 30 days, using the resources and skills you have as a social media marketer today? Run analysis on where your brand stands this year vs. last year on social: By engagement level, sentiment level, and business value contribution. Broken down by active social channel. Look at your earned social media content–how people mention your brand and target topics on social in conversations with their nearest and dearest. What does their social performance look like? Here’s what to do. Day 1.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Social Media] PR Measurement Tips
    Learn to use Google Analytics and the analytics available on social media platforms. The post PR Measurement Tips appeared first on Social Media Strategy | Online PR | Proactive Report | Sally Falkow. Social Media Case Studies digital PR measurement online PR public relationsEvery business or organization exists for a reason. It has a purpose, or it wouldn’t be there. It’s pretty easy to understand the goals of a commercial business and see how PR can support and further those goals. PR Measurement Tips. Increase membership by 15% in the next 12 months.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Social Media] Top 5 Facebook Trends & How to Implement Them
    So here are our top five Facebook trends and how you can implement them into your own social media strategy: 1. If Facebook is a major social media channel for you, promote this in other channels too, to bring in a larger audience. In addition, the marketers found that promoted posts were 76% effective and social ads were 74% effective. Be consistent across all the channels: newsletters, website copy and social media. This post Top 5 Facebook Trends & How to Implement Them originally appeared on Sprout Social. Facebook Live. Faceboo
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [Social Media] The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools
    Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest are among the fastest-growing and most engaging social networks. Showcase reviews: BuzzBlogger, Kathryn Aragon Media, RazorSocial, Siasat, SmallBusinessNewz, TNW News. Showcase reviews: Likeable Media, RazorSocial, StoreYa Blog, TNW News. Showcase reviews: Likeable Media. Retouch photos, create collages, and design image posts for social media. ” — Kathryn Aragon Media. Showcase reviews: Kathryn Aragon Media, TNW News. Showcase reviews: Likeable Media. ” — Kathryn Aragon Media.
  • UNMETRIC  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Auto Brands Comparison Report
    Social media content of the auto industry is perceived to be fueled by vanity shots of vehicles. With social media advertising becoming more and more about Reach, especially for non-FMCG brands, a move like this would assumably make promotions and page administration easier. The auto brand dropped the video on YouTube in late May and continued posting about it on other social networks. Takeaway - A mascot or a recurring familiar figure is a good addition to a social campaign as it helps connect the offline and online activities of the brand. Fan Base.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Getting to Know the Ghost: The Complete Beginners Guide to Snapchat
    Snapchat is the latest platform taking the social media world by storm. In a social media age where saving and preserving moments has become the norm, Snapchat found a way to go against the grain. Though the temporary nature of Snapchat may sound a little strange, when you think about how we interact with each other day-to-day, Snapchat mimics that behavior closer than any other social network , as Gary Vaynerchuk explains : The way Snapchat works is much closer to how we communicate face to face than any other social network. Ready? What is Snapchat?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Twitter Curbs The Hate, Messenger Attacks Snapchat And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. digital media. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on iHeart Radio , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: . This is great news.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Use Social Proof to Boost Conversions
    It has to do with a little psychological phenomenon called social proof. What is Social Proof? Social proof is the notion that people will follow the actions of the masses. That’s social proof in action. Social proof isn’t new. When Asch asked the unknowing participants why they conformed, he found that people follow social proof for one of two reasons: They want to fit in with the group. As you can imagine, social proof can be a very powerful tool for marketers when used correctly. Why Social Proof is Important for Digital Marketing.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Seven Reasons Live Video is the Hardest Form of Content Marketing
    Social Media Video challenges for live video streaming content marketing content marketing through live video Dale Carnegie evergreen video production facebook live generate a high volume of viewers how marketers can use Facebook Live how marketers can use Instagram live how to live video stream how to repurpose your live video streams Instagram live live video live video stream live video streaming marketing medium repurpose your live video stream tips for hosting a successful live video streamHowever it is also the hardest one to master.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Present Your B2B Social Media Planning Deck
    Your brand’s social performance data. This is where you explain what you have concluded through your research and social analytics. How will you solve the problems you’ve identified through social analytics, or continue the positive growth you’ve presented on? In this part of your deck, you’re explaining how you’re going to get there: Which specific steps will you take on each active social channel and by experimenting with emerging platforms like Instagram Live and Snapchat? . Education & Analysis Social Media
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Monitor & Engage Anytime With Facebook & Instagram Push Notifications on Mobile
    Social media is 24/7. It has become second nature for consumers to turn to social networks like Facebook and Instagram on their morning commute, during the day while on-the-go and even as they wind down in the evening. For brands, accessing their social profiles at any time, from any place to stay engaged with their always-on customers is pivotal to their success. Push notifications empower teams to continue the social conversation with their customers, no matter their location. Take the Smart Inbox On-The-Go. Focus on What’s Important. Product Updates
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] 6 Brands That Nailed Their Product Launches (And What You Can Learn From Them)
    Soon after the app was launched, Barclays made the most of its social media buzz to collect real-time user feedback. So the bank managed to turn a possible PR disaster into something positive with the help of social media feedback and response. Social media monitoring also helped Barclays find out what they were doing right. What to Learn from Barclays: Whether you’re launching a new course or promoting a new webinar, social media monitoring can get you a long way in understanding your readers. Available only for U.K. browser. marketplace.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] The Value of Social Fans, Snapchat Goes Public & Pinterest’s New Browser Extension | Social You Should Know
    The world of social media never slows down and this week is no exception. Below are some highlights including the value of a social media fan, if Snapchat’s new IPO was a success or failure, and Pinterest continuing its foray into the visual search world, all in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. For a long time, every brand’s goal in social media was to increase their fan & follower counts. What does this mean for social media in general? A rundown of the latest & greatest in the social media world this week.
  • AUDIENSE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] [VIDEO] Minute Masterclass: How does social data power a campaign?
    At last year’s Social Media Week London, we noticed that data was the word on everyone’s lips. We sat down with Harry Taylor from The Marketing Store , Ellie Hernaman from Truffle Social , and Audiense’s own Seb Lancaster to answer that question. One way social data can be used in a campaign is to build audience profiles to understand how to connect with different groups. The post [VIDEO] Minute Masterclass: How does social data power a campaign? Blog Social Media Data Twitter Marketingappeared first on Audiense.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Social Media Stress is Real
    Today, APA released the second part of their annual Stress in America™ report , which focuses on something that’s super real for me and, according to the report, 86% of US adults: social media stress. Apparently, I’m not the only one who is a “constant checker”–someone who constantly or frequently checks their email, texts and social media accounts…and it’s driving us insane. The findings show, though, that social media negatively effects a greater proportion of of constant checkers compared to those who don’t check their devices as frequently. Yikes.
  • AUDIENSE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] The devil’s in the data: Identifying the groups that won the election for Trump
    Her team attempted to persuade voters to be more active through a branding campaign about Clinton which ran in every kind of media. It was already known that Trump knows how to get a reaction on social media: years as a reality TV star and public figure meant that he knew how to energise a crowd whether they like or dislike him. Most of his budget was spent on digital paid media, entrusting the media coverage to spread his messages organically. What can audience data tell you about Trump’s supporters? Why did he resonate with them? Clinton. Trump.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Marketing to Monetize and Grow Your Business – Candice Galek [SSM034]
    Although a robust sales tool, LinkedIn rarely gets brought up in conversations about effective social media marketing channels for businesses. Join us as we explore everything there is to know about LinkedIn marketing and how you can apply some of Candice’s proven strategies to your own business in this episode of The Science of Social Media. A huge thank you to Candice for jam-packing this episode with actionable wisdom and takeaways for social media managers and marketers alike looking to monetize and grow their business using LinkedIn.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Social Media] 184: 2 Blog Monetization Strategies that Have Increased My Blogs Earnings by over 40%
    We would typically do a blog post at the start, we would do a number of social media updates throughout those five weeks as well. We still did very similar types of social media updates, there were less of them because it was over two weeks but there was a little bit more urgency in them as well. Try some new social media strategies as well during your launches, you might just find that you unlock something that really works well. Also, we’ll be doing some social media around that as well. Strategies to Increase Your Blog Earnings.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
    [Social Media] Douglas Rushkoff Debates Media, Technology And Politics - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    When the state of media, news, broadcasting and digital channels creates more confusion than better solutions, there are few big brains I'd rather sit and discuss this with than Douglas Rushkoff. Not to be a contrarian for contrarian's sake, this Media Theorist also happens to understand the underpinnings of the news business, politics, economics, and his thinking will startle you. Rushkoff (for those who do not know) is the person responsible for coining terms like 'digital natives', 'social currency' and 'viral media'. media. media commentator. audio.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017
    [Social Media] The Hot Mess Dumpster Fire That Is Corporate Content
    Since then, we've seen so many new and exciting forms of media (text, images, audio and video) come into their own. You can go back to the early 2000s and read me saying things like: the beautiful thing about social media (when done right) is that it enables and empowers a consumer to have a real interaction with a real human being at the brand. Most social media spaces are being used to put out fires of one sort or another. media. social media. How many brands are creating content that you just can't wait for? . Go ahead. Make a list.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Social Media] Why Transmedia Is The New Viral Gold For Influencer Marketing
    Simply, transmedia means to trans port a story or message into a customer’s everyday life, through the use of multiple media platforms. Community remixing refers to fans on various media outlets that remix influencer content. Social Triggers. Another element of the Decoded campaign was the use of social triggers. Social triggering, in a transmedia context, relates to the immersive marketing. An effective social trigger makes a message part of the fabric of our everyday lives. He studied digital and social media marketing at Inbound2014.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Social Media] #SproutChat Recap: Proving Return on Investment for Social
    Just like any digital marketing effort, proving social media return on investment is essential. Social marketers are held to an even higher standard since so much of their work is visible across social networks. So social media agencies often feel even more pressure to be able to show ROI to clients. This week at #SproutChat , social media agency Fifty & Five joined us to discuss how to equate engagement to ROI and the best metrics to monitor and measure social’s impact on your bottom line. Sign up to attend the webinar here.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Social Media] Gin and Topics: Mom Truths, Sleeping Animals, and Real Apps
    Social Media Top 5 alec baldwin boomerang corina manea erika heald goose parade if apps were real jimmy kimmel lou draper mom truths Pokémon GO shortland street sleeping animals susan cellura Tara Geissinger timehop VineOn this week's Gin and Topics, we have mom truths, sleeping animals, if apps were real, Shortland Street, and the best parade on the face of this earth. The post Gin and Topics: Mom Truths, Sleeping Animals, and Real Apps appeared first on Spin Sucks.
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Social Media] How To Start A Podcast On SoundCloud for Marketing
    Business SoundCloud business content marketing online marketing social media marketing soundcloud soundcloud marketing soundcloud promotion soundcloud tipsOf the various methods that businesses use to market their brands online, the podcast stands at a very interesting position. While it doesn’t have the visual component of a video, it is still a notch higher than text articles. When done the right way, podcasts have the charm of radio shows and attract a good […]. The post How To Start A Podcast On SoundCloud for Marketing appeared first on Devumi.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Social Media] Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    million people are blogging on blogging and social media platforms currently, and more are slated to begin. Why Your Customers Deserve Personalized Responses on Social Media | Entrepreneur. I don’t mean to scare you this week about trolls and dropping off the face of Google, but it can happen – and forewarned is forearmed, as they say. I’ve got some good news sprinkled in, just in case ;-). Why I’m leaving Snapchat and so are all your friend s | Owen Williams. “We’ve all moved to Instagram Stories. One to think about. Pro Blogging New
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
    [Social Media] The Big Question: Artificial Intelligence and the PR Industry
    Social Media The Big Question ai artificial intelligence Katie Kern Lucas Wiseman media relations PR pr profession PR pros Sandra Fathi spin sucks slack community Stephen Jeske susan cellura susan stogaHow are you preparing for the changes to the PR profession due to the rise of artificial intelligence? We ask six experts where they see the changes coming. The post The Big Question: Artificial Intelligence and the PR Industry appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories The Big Question: Is Thought Leadership Dead?
  • PIXLEE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Social Media] How to Add a Free Instagram Feed to Your Website
    Customer photos from social media don’t have to—and shouldn’t—just stay on the platforms they originate from. Adding a free Instagram feed to your website is one of the best ways to extend the value of your social ROI and maximize its benefits They’re much more powerful when they’re shared on your site.
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Social Media] Get to swipin’! How Brands Can Story Tell Through Instagram Photo Albums
    News/Media: • 10 top news stories or “things to know” of the week. • How Brands Can Story Tell Through Instagram Photo Albums appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. WHAT ARE INSTAGRAM PHOTO ALBUMS? Instagram is giving us yet another way to story tell, sharing a more complete picture of our experiences. This week, Instagram launched its multi-photo carousel, which gives the user the ability to share a mix of up to 10 photos and/or videos as a single post that consumers can swipe through. WHY ARE THEY VALUABLE? HOW TO USE THEM?
  • IGNITE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Social Media] Do’s and Don’ts for Reactive Social Media Engagement
    In the growing world of social media, user experience and customer service are playing an ever-crucial role. To help you out, here are some quick do’s and don’ts for reactive social media engagement with your community on social media. Do’s of Engaging on Social: • Do be personable. Don’ts of Engaging on Social: • Don’t be silent and ignore posts. These are just a handful of important do’s and don’ts for when you are responding to people in your social communities. via GIPHY. Do be transparent. Do be knowledgeable. Do be timely.
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Social Media] 5 Twitter Campaigns Your Business Can Learn From
    Your social campaigns mean a lot to people. According to the Sprout Social Q1 2017 Index , 71% of respondents said they’re more likely to buy from a company when they experience a positive interaction with the brand. The story around #NetflixCheater is told through a variety of media types. Tillamook, the popular Oregon dairy co-op famous for its cheddar, goes the extra mile to use social media and their brand power for social good. Partnered Up + Used Social for Social Good. However, does your audience actually want to participate? link].
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Social Media] Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9
    We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The successful candidate is a passionate communicator with solid web and social media expertise. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Other attributes of the successful candidate are: strong writer, efficient time and project manager, organized and detail-oriented, creative and forward-thinking, a team player able to juggle multiple projects daily. This position is funded by ASHA’s New Initiatives Fund.
  • BUFFER SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
    [Social Media] 20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017
    Working on social media can be a little lonely at times, especially if you are working as a team of one. Social media conferences are the secret to all that. These conferences, ranging from one day to a week, promise talks from top social media experts, workshops on the latest social media strategies , networking opportunities with fellow marketers, and more. Here’s a list of 20 top social media marketing conferences for 2017, with all the information you need to know such as data, location, and price. Social Media Camp.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Social Media] Are You Ready for The New Facebook Conversion Pixel?
    There aren’t a lot of super-simple answers in social media marketing, but fortunately, this is one. Facebook’s tracking pixels is a central part in Facebook Ads marketing for many businesses. The conversion pixel tracked user behavior after they click on your ad. The audience tracking pixel tracked user behavior so you could utilize retargeting campaigns. And now we have a new tracking pixel that combines the two. Now, the old pixels were rendered obsolete. That’s right: We can only use the new pixel to run our ads. What Is the New Facebook Conversion Pixel? Click on it.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Social Media] Instagram Lessons from the Forbes Top 10 Most Valuable Brands
    With a community of 600 million users,100 million of whom were added in the last half of 2016, Instagram has become indispensable tool for social marketers looking to drive engagement and keep their brands top-of-mind. The brand makes sure to keep its Instagram feed exciting by mixing media types and using the newest platform features like the carousel photos format and Instagram stories to provide their audience with the best experience possible. Brand Profiles & Case Studies Education & Analysis Social MediaForbes Top 10 Most Valuable Brands 2016.
  • SIMPLY MEASURED  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Social Media] [Free eCourse] It’s Time for #GutCheckPlus
    The Social Marketer’s Gut Check Guide Download. In order to know the pulse of your social media department, you have to constantly evaluate: Your performance status. From Simply Measured’s Social Analytics Dashboard. Social is unique because you can access a lot of data about your competitors and how your target audience is interacting with your competitors. B) Start with the data, listening to earned conversations to understand what is happening around your industry, product, or target topics on social, and come up with ideas using this data .
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