How to Create Engaging Videos for Social Media

Rebekah Radice

Does your video content captivate and engage your social media audience? With 84% of consumers saying they’ve purchased a product after watching a video, video content marketing is no longer a maybe, but a must-have for your business. Video 6. Video 7.

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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. Video, Video and More Video.

Top 5 Video Creation Tools For Social Media Managers

agora pulse

Video marketing is an absolute must for social media managers today and with good reason. Adding video to your social media channels produces higher engagement, greater brand loyalty and more interest in your product or service. Video Marketing in 2018.

Top five: audio and video social media innovation

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s Top Five social media ‘must know’ news stories includes new Facebook search ads, Instagram’s audio messages, Google’s For You tab, YouTube’s Stories and news from Pew Internet Research on media consumption habits. Social media ads continue to evolve and marcoms pros must strive to keep up with the quick pace of change. Don’t believe anyone tells you that PR or earned media is no longer relevant.

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60+ April Social Media Ideas – Videos, GIFs and more!

Socially Sorted

If you’re looking for creative April social media ideas then you’ve found it. This post is packed with Social Media Holidays for April, with plenty of social video ideas, GIFs and more! Easter Egg by 2M Media, Shutterstock BY DONNA MORITZ | PUBLISHED 10th March, // Read More. The post 60+ April Social Media Ideas – Videos, GIFs and more! appeared first on Socially Sorted.

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Why Video Should Still Be a Part of Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Wondering how to engage your social media audience and make them stop in their feed to view your content? Create engaging video. As you focus on your brand’s social media strategy development for the new year, ensure that video is part of your content mix. A recent study by Brightcove shows that 85% of millennials have purchased a product after watching a video. So, how to do you create engaging video content?

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What Videos do Your Customers Want to See on Social Media? [Infographic]

Social Media Today

What are the most popular, most engaging types of brand video content? Check out this infographic

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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?

5 Tips for Incorporating Video into Your Social Media Strategy

Social Media Today

Looking to add video into your social media marketing approach? Here are some tips on how to do it

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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?

60+ March Social Media Ideas – Videos, GIFs and more!

Socially Sorted

Looking for creative March social media ideas? This post is packed with Social Media Holidays for March, with plenty of social video ideas, GIFs, posting ideas and more! The post 60+ March Social Media Ideas – Videos, GIFs and more! appeared first on Socially Sorted. Social Media Strategy Social Video Visual Content Content Calendar Content Marketing social media

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A Comparison of Social Media Live Video Platforms

Ignite Social Media

When you think of live video, Facebook may be the first platform that comes to mind. Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and now even YouTube are all getting in on the live video feature. Will your live video be seen after your broadcast is over?

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?”

Selling Without the Sales Pitch: The Right Way to Do Product Videos on Social Media

agora pulse

Video is dominating social on every platform. It’s performing so well that Instagram rolled out IGTV , which allows users to post extended-length videos. You need video in your social media marketing right now, preferably on all platforms.

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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! Promoted Video on Pinterest is currently only available to businesses in the U.S. The post Social Media Updates appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

4 Ways Social Media Videos Can Benefit Your Business

Social Media Today

Here are four marketing goals you can reach through the use of social media video content We compiled this list during an #SMTLive Twitter chat.

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60+ February Social Media Ideas – Video Ideas, GIFs and more!

Socially Sorted

If you’re looking for creative February social media ideas then you’ve found it. This post is packed with Social Media Holidays for February, with plenty of social video ideas, GIFs and more! The post 60+ February Social Media Ideas – Video Ideas, GIFs and more! appeared first on Socially Sorted. Social Media Strategy Social Video Visual Content Content Calendar Content Marketing Engagement GIFs social medi

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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! Step 1: Check out the information page and video here.

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.

Where Social Media Marketing Is Headed in 2019

Ignite Social Media

The social media industry is extremely fluid, with platforms, algorithms, and features changing at the drop of the hat. As a social-first agency, we are constantly analyzing this space and this space only, making sure we are on top of the latest trends.

Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

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.

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.

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.

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. Facebook gives video creators more ways to make money. Infographic: What social networks are doing to protect your information.

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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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. Adobe Premiere Pro to edit videos.

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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. A udiences can now shop in videos on their feed. When users see a video from a brand they follow, they can see highlighted products by tapping the video. . Want to say in the loop on all things social ? Subscribe to our bi-weekly newsletter, Social You Should Know, below.

The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018.

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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The Evolution of the Tasty Video

Ignite Social Media

Within the last year, you may have noticed an explosion of recipe videos appearing on your Facebook News Feed. The short, simple videos that we drool over on a daily basis started with Tasty , a production of BuzzFeed Video. Are you a fan of the Tasty video phenomenon?

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Shape Up Your Social Media For 2019

agora pulse

So how about we shape up your social media for 2019? Ready for your social media workout? It’s no different for social media managers. Social media management in 2019 is intense. YouTube Videos. Explore new social media channels.

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.

How to Develop a Profitable Social Media Strategy and Plan in 2018

Pam Moore

Are you tired of being sick and tired of not achieving a positive ROI from your time and money invested into social media? You feel as if you constantly spin your social media wheels with little real business results.

Best Practices for Mobile-First Social Video

Ignite Social Media

With this much noise in the social space, marketers have almost no time to capture the attention of their audiences, so it’s important to meet people where they are in their busy feeds. One way to do that is with mobile-first video. What’s mobile-first video? It is classified as video created and edited with handheld devices in mind. In fact, 79% of video viewers report that vertical video formats are more engaging.

How to Develop a Social Media Strategy and Plan: 6 Essential Steps for Success [Webinar]

Pam Moore

Do you ever feel like you are spinning your wheels on the social web? Random acts of live video? It's not “what can the social networks do for you today” but instead, “what can I do with the technology available to me today.” Social media is not free.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

Top Flavored Water Brands on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Just like sports teams and fast food chains , sparkling and flavored water brands have been using social media channels to bring the popular drink to their thirsty customers. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

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New Social Media Advertising Opportunities Outside of Facebook

Ignite Social Media

In this day and age, advertising on social media is practically a must if you want your target audience to see your brand message. However, it’s critical for marketers to explore new social media advertising opportunities to reach new audiences and diversify their paid media mix.

12/20/2013: Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Below are highlights of changes on top social media platforms for the week ending December 20, 2013: New on Facebook Facebook Acquires SportStream Announced Tuesday, Facebook acquired SportStream, a personalized social feed [.] ( Read more. ).