2017 Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template and Tutorial

Pam Moore

The days of throwing social spaghetti content at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. What is included in this article and episode #228 of the Social Zoom Factor Podcast: . How to use our 2017 content marketing editorial calendar template ( download now ).

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. Stop only playing around with the social networks.

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How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! . So how do new social media accounts do it?

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. There’s so much to consider in creating great images for social media —for me, the size and shape tend to get locked in before I even realize what’s happened. Ideal image sizes for social media.

Social Sharing Buttons in Single Post Templates

Kikolani

One of the most frequently asked questions I get on a regular basis is what plugin I use for the above social sharing buttons in my posts. Why Are Social Sharing Buttons Important? One of the main blog post promotion strategies I cover in my new eBook involves the big three social networks: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Using these buttons will make it easy for your visitors to continue the promotional process of your posts to their favorite networks.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. Social media is not free.

Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates

Pam Moore

Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)? The social world is going visual.

Facebook Beefing Up Canvas

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network said in a Facebook for Business post that Canvas was initially available only for website clicks and website conversions, and it has now been expanded to further objectives including brand awareness and video views.

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

Convince & Convert

It seems like “ social media engagement ” is all the rage for marketers these days. Which means, if you don’t write well for social media, you won’t get more likes, or shares, or comments, or clickthroughs. 55 Social Media Message Templates to End the Blinking Cursor Nightmare.

Pinterest for Business by the Numbers – Should Your Business Have an Interest in Pinterest?

Pam Moore

Would you like to tap into a social network that can help you generate leads, sell more product or services and deliver you more blog or website traffic than Twitter? Pinterest = 90% social shares on the web. How to Get Your Social Marketing Budget Approved (white paper).

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Smart and savvy marketers know the days of throwing social spaghetti at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. The social web is getting noisier by the minute. Here is what this blog post and episode #242 of the Social Zoom Factor Podcast will provide to you: .

5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science.

33 Ways Your Social Media Plan Will Make You More Successful

Convince & Convert

You already know a social media plan can really help you share your content and connect with your audience. In fact, a solid social media plan helps us at CoSchedule get 31.5 So how can you actually build a social media plan that works for you?

Download the Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

Pam Moore

One very important factor for success on any social network including Facebook, is visual marketing. It even includes Adobe Photoshop templates for the top Facebook image sizes you will need! Download the guide and templates now! With more than 1.23

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? 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.

Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

Mark is changing the goal for his product team from “finding meaningful content to having meaningful social interactions.” Because this is not any different than many of us have been trying to inform, educate and help business owners and social marketers understand for many years.

3-Part Social Media Strategy That Actually Works

Rebekah Radice

There is a common misconception when it comes to social media marketing. All you have to do is set up a few social networks and the results will start rolling in. If you want to amplify your message through social media, you need more than a wish and a dream.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

3 Easy DIY Social Media Content Creation Tools

Firebelly

You don’t have to be a graphic designer or a Photoshop pro to create stunning graphics for your social media channels. It provides a ton of pre-existing images and templates you can use. Available templates: • Facebook cover photos.

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! We have developed your fast track to social media business success!

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

The social network posted revenue of $602 million, up 20 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015, with ad revenue of $535 million up 18 percent year-over-year. Twitter pre-roll will support Video Ad Serving Templates (VAST) through select Ads API partners.

Facebook Messenger 101: Get Started Guide for Business [download now]

Pam Moore

Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now? Check out our new online social media and branding training academy, the Social Profit Factor , designed to help you create a solid social media strategy and plan that will connect you with your ideal customer in a human way!

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. Plus there are too many networks.

Rough Guide: How to create visual content for social media with ease

Lucy Hall

Today we fight for more attention from our audiences on social media. People have become more time poor and therefore visual content such as images and short videos have become more prominent across social media.

Your 2017 Social Marketing Planning Checklist Includes…

Simply Measured

We recently released our 2017 Social Planning Template and Checklist. This tell us that many social marketers know what they want to accomplish in 2017, but are a little stumped about how to get there. Social Media

7 Best Visual Marketing Apps to Create Social Media Graphics

Rebekah Radice

Are you using graphics in your social media posts ? Create Social Media Graphics. As a photo-editing app, Over makes it easy to add text, choose your background, font and save or submit directly to your social networks. Social Media

Facebook Slideshow Ads Get Several New Features

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook introduced its Slideshow feature last October, allowing brands to create video ads out of groups of still images, and the social network announced a host of new Slideshow features Tuesday.

10 Personal Branding Secrets to Use for Social Media

Sprout Social

Do your social media profiles scream promotion, promotion, promotion? If so, you could be missing out on the true personal branding power that social media holds. At its best, social media will allow you and your business to be seen and heard as an expert in your field.

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social customer relationship management (CRM) was being written about as a distinct product category as far back as 2008, but market interest really began to take off the following year. How does social CRM differ from traditional CRM? 26: The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools. #27:

45 Marketing Tools to Consider for 2017

Razor Social

You can connect up to 9 social networks and other online services (called ‘apps’) to your account. Brand24 is a social media monitoring tool that allows you to track mentions about your brand, or your competition, across social media channels, blogs, forums, photo sites, etc.

How to Strike Gold with Visual Content Ideas – 3 Awesome Tools

Socially Sorted

Do you ever get stuck for visual content ideas to post to your social media channels? Here’s an example of just a few of their templates: Let’s take a look at PromoRepublic and how it works. The templates. It’s adding science back into social!

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Social Media Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand

Pam Moore

So why would we think that marketers and business leaders would think any different when it comes to social media? I remember the early days of social media and watching the tweets fly by looking something like this… Free marketing with social media, join my workshop!

Paid Posts: My Facebook Status Update is Smarter Than Yours

Webbiquity SMM

The company has been vehemently anti-ads from the get-go, but had to find a new revenue source to remain in business (custom template themes are still their primary cash generator).”Every Guest post by Christopher Wallace.

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

The team at Social Media Strategies Summit researched the marketplace of content creation, curation, promotion and distribution, and tracking/analytics tools to assemble the infographic below. Have multiple social media channels?

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How to Increase Your Brand Awareness Via Social Media

Socialmedia.biz

Social media is one of the best places to market your business as there are over 3 billion users. While marketing your business with social media, you have three options. Always sharing the same content on each social network won’t get you the best results.

The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond

SocialFish

Don’t used poorly coded templates – Use official templates provided by a designer or email marketing provider. Poorly coded templates go straight to junk. Understanding Your Target Audience & Networks.

5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Social media will remain important. Stay in touch with your customers by utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media sites to your advantage. Learn more about what your customers want by asking them via your Facebook page or other social networking resource.

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Get More Likes on Instagram

Pamorama

Instagram is the fastest-growing social network today. 71% of the world’s largest brands now use the platform for social media marketing. Analytics Branding Infographics Instagram Social Media Social Media Marketing Marketing Social media marketing

The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan

Razor Social

Feedly also allows you to organize your feeds into categories, e.g. social media blogs, marketing technology blogs, etc. As a question and answer social platform, Quora is a really good resource for finding trending topics.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Social Media Policy.