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Social Media Management Must-Have: Sprout Social

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I’m often asked about my favorite social media management tools. Must-Have: Sprout Social. I’ve used many social media management systems over the years. Each has pros and cons, but Sprout Social is my favorite. Must-Haves Social Media Managemen

Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups

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Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. They’re great places to solicit and share social media marketing advice! Social Media Marketing. Social Media Marketing 2.1.

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3 Simple Ways To Show Thanks To Social Media Followers

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The post 3 Simple Ways To Show Thanks To Social Media Followers appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Community Management Social Media Management

The Dark Side Of Social Media

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Fox 59 recently interviewed our CEO Duncan Alney about this incident and “the dark side of social media.” The post The Dark Side Of Social Media appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

3 Ways You’re Scaring Customers On Social Media

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Is your brand tricking customers more than treating them on social media? Your social profiles aren’t optimized for search. The post 3 Ways You’re Scaring Customers On Social Media appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company.

How Social Media Generates Sales You Can’t Track To Social Media

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But not even Starbucks, with all its social media savvy and corporate-sized budgets for sophisticated tools can track that sale to Twitter. Until people are uploading their brains to the internet, social media will never get credit for those sales.

Using Social Media To Promote Your Products & Services

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Firebelly CEO Duncan Alney recently appeared on an episode of Living By Design to discuss how businesses can use social media to promote products and services with host Cathy Holloway Hill. Need help promoting your brand’s products and services on social media?

Stop Making This Common Social Media Marketing Mistake

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I’m surprised at the number of brands who keep making this common social media mistake. We’ve had many brands come to us with concerns that their large social media audiences were not engaging, clicking or converting. Social Media Marketing

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

9 Social Media Marketing Twitter Chats You Shouldn’t Miss

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Twitter chats can be a great way to solicit (and share) social media marketing advice. What: The web’s most forward thinking social media marketers come together to discuss different social media topics each week. Social Media Marketing Twitter

The #1 Quality Of Amazing Social Media Managers

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Social media managers are multitasking maestros that know and do a lot of things, but the best ones have one quality in common. So what is the #1 quality of amazing social media managers? Social Media Management

Is It Time To Remove Social Media Links From Your Website?

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Those little social media icons—they may stand alone or be adorned with a message like “Let’s get social”—are found on almost every website these days. That philosophy holds true when it comes to social media links on your website.

Social Media Management Must-Have: ScheduGram

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In my first must-have post, I wrote about Sprout Social —my favorite tool for scheduling content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. The post Social Media Management Must-Have: ScheduGram appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company.

4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools

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Spring has sprung and it’s time to clean up your social media channels! For Twitter: Hootsuite’s Grade Your Social. Using these tools can be a great start to understanding how you can improve your social media efforts.

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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

3 Sure-Fire Ways Non-Profits Can Increase Awareness With Social Media

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Last week, I spoke at Kiwanis International’s annual convention on the topic “3 Sure-Fire Ways To Increase Awareness With Social Media.” Social Media Advertising Social Media Management Social Media Marketing

Increase Instagram Engagement With These 6 Tips

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Contact us today to learn more about how we can help improve your engagement on social media! Instagram Social Media Social Media MarketingIn order to get the most out of your Instagram account, you must create content that leads to higher engagement.

How Brands Land On The Social Media Naughty List

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Not feeling the love from your customers or followers on social media? The post How Brands Land On The Social Media Naughty List appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company.

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36 Rules of Social Media

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Do you follow the 36 rules of social media? We aren’t giving away any secrets, but these 36 tips and tricks will make social media marketing and conversation more efficient. Blog Blogging Content Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Marketing rules

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Social Media Horror Story With A Happy Ending

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Imagine if this poor girl was in charge of that local Candlewood Suites social media presence and said something like that? As their social presences grow (yippee – we hit a million fans!), Social is a two-way street, not a TV broadcast medium.

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It’s Time For A New Social Media Marketing Agency If…

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It’s time for a new social media marketing agency if you get stuck with a inexperienced junior team. Senior teams include social media marketing veterans, and often principals, of the firm you choose. Social Media Social Media Marketing

The ROI Of Social Media [Infographic]

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This infographic from MDG Advertising does an excellent job depicting the ROI of social media and outlining a new way of thinking for businesses. It also shows that companies are increasing social media plans and budgets. “What’s my return on investment?”

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Social Media In 2012: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (5 Must-Reads)

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2012 was an exciting year in the social media space. From the Nielsen Social Media Report for 2012. 8 Big Social Media Disasters of 2012. 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012. Blog Social Media Social Media Marketing

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

Social Media Influencers vs Brand Advocates: 5 Must-Reads

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How should you approach influencers and advocates on social media? Social Media Influencers vs Social Media Ambassadors: What is Their True Value? Blog Social Media Social Media Marketing brand advocates social media influencers

3 Reasons To Hire A Social Media Marketing Agency

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Should your brand enlist the help of a social media marketing agency to help it achieve its social media marketing goals? Social media marketing is all we do. Social Media Marketing

A Free & Easy Way To Improve Your Brand’s Social Media Visibility In Google Search Results

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We’re frequently asked “How do we get links to our social media accounts to appear in that box about our brand in the Google search results like so-and-so?” Social Media

Hurricane Sandy & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

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When a natural disaster strikes, social media sites are is often the first place people go to find, and share, information. Here are 5 must-reads on Hurricane Sandy and social media. Hurricane Sandy Showing Social Power Of Instagram.

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Dig IN Names Firebelly Social Media Agency Of Record

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We’re thrilled to announce Dig IN has named Firebelly social media agency of record for 2015. This year’s responsibilities have been expanded to include social media strategy and execution, in addition to design and media support services.

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Cheat Sheet: Social Media Ad Metrics & Formulas

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Here’s a handy cheat sheet for common social media ad metrics and the formulas used to derive them. Are your social media advertising efforts delivering the traffic and revenue you’re looking for? Social Media Advertising

U.S. Election 2012 & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

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Take a look at how social media has influenced campaigns in today’s must-reads. 8 Big Social Media Takeaways from the 2012 Election Campaign. It is with that point that this set of social media takeaways from the 2012 election begins.

Social Media & Diversity: 5 Must-Reads

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This week we take a look at the issue of diversity in social media. Blinded by the White: Social Media and Diversity. Social Media – It’s Not Just for White Folks. Social Media Gurus, Real Work and Diversity. Social Media’s Diversity Problem.

Five Social Media Haters We Love To Hate

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Social media haters are familiar to those of us who do social media on a regular basis. These are the people who, for whatever reason, aren’t just content to never use social media, but think that everyone else is a raging lunatic for even using it.

Social Media is Far From Free

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It is amazing to think just a decade ago social media marketing did not really exist. Now, not only is social media trumping traditional media in terms of popularity, but it also has become a place where companies are spending a significant amount of money.

Why Social Media Marketing Is, Actually, Fairly Priced

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Social media marketing is a complex business—and its pricing is competitive. I keep hearing about social media marketing being an expensive proposition. Social media is one of them. Now ask yourself again: is my social media spend expensive?

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Emerging Social Media Trend: Selling Out Is The Norm

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Social Media Millennials don’t have the same hang ups about “selling out” that Gen X did. Selling out is no longer seen as something negative—it’s the norm.

A Clever Way One Retailer Brings Pinterest From Online To In-Store

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It Provided Social Proof. The post A Clever Way One Retailer Brings Pinterest From Online To In-Store appeared first on Firebelly Marketing | Social Media Marketing Agency. Pinterest Social Media Marketing

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Top 15 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts Of 2015

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The 15 most-read posts on our social media marketing blog in 2015! IS IT TIME TO REMOVE SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS FROM YOUR WEBSITE? 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE SOCIAL MEDIA ROI IN 2015. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: PROCESS MATTERS. Here they are.

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