#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for March 2017

Sprout Social

CST to make sure you stay on top of social media marketing trends and make valuable connections with peers too. Feel free to ask your own social media marketing questions in our Facebook group. Wednesday, March 1: Listening vs. Monitoring on Social Media. Brands that can employ a combination of social monitoring and listening foster stronger, longterm relationships with their customer which can lead to a number of positive things for a business.

#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for January 2017

Sprout Social

January 4, 2017: Maintaining a Social Media CRM. Sprout Product Focus: Social CRM. Organizing and keeping track of community members across social networks can be incredibly overwhelming. Building meaningful relationships with a brand’s online community is dependent on maintaining an organized social media CRM. This week’s #SproutChat will focus on Sprout Social’s CRM features. January 11, 2017: Social Media Trends for 2017.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Ugg Boots & Upcoming Vacation Time

Kikolani

Great advice which I have taken into account for my upcoming 2 week break (see more under the Fetching Friday Notice section). If social media has brought some negative aspects of your past back into your life, exercie letting go of that anchor. Social Media / Social Networking.

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

www.web-strategist.com

The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist?

How to Nimbly Adapt Content Strategy to Google’s Upcoming Changes

Writtent Blog

Would you bookmark the page, or share on social networks with your peers? Encourage Social Sharing. However, the rise of social signals is another clear indication of the value of a comprehensive inbound marketing plan to your small business strategy.

3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Implementing new features on social media can be an intimidating task to take on. The moment you see that buzzworthy headline about a new feature on social media during your morning coffee, you’re likely asking yourself the following questions.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? How do the audiences differ across various social networks?

Firebelly Marketing's Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Firebelly

March 17th Are You Ready For The Social Revolution?

Is Lady Gaga and your Brand a good match?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Recently a client of Networked Insights approached us about exploring a celebrity endorsement and/or a product placement with the pop music star Lady Gaga. So we explored the question of; Is Lady Gaga right for your Brand In our most recent Social Intelligence Report on Lady Gaga.

Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

Maybe you’re a business owner who wants to give your brand a presence on social media platforms—but odds are you’d prefer not to play the role of reaching out to the masses yourself. If you feel that you’re ready to grant that exalted ‘Social Media Officer’ title to someone, keep in mind that you need to allow them enough independence to do an effective job. These not-so-lofty claims are especially true for social media, where you can hold multiple conversations simultaneously.

Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals

Buzz Marketing for Technology

DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR. SOCIAL LEARNING. SOCIAL LEARNING. Directory of Social Networks for Learning. social networks aimed at learning professionals. of networks for both educators and workplace learning professionals. Use the list to find one or two relevant networks to join. The list is ordered by name of network. name of the network creator, where known are shown in brackets. Social.

Facebook Beefing Up Canvas

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced a host of changes and upcoming new features for its Canvas ads, starting with new “brand-oriented marketing objectives.”.

It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

Myrland Marketing

One of the worst-kept secrets in Social Media is coming true. Well, I don’t know, but let’s take a look at what we have to compare it to in this relatively new, wild, crazy world we call Social Media. IT’S OFFICIAL!

Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Let me know if you have tries this and how it worked out for you – who knows you might even be a case study in my upcoming book! Can your social media activities cost you your job?

How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. Many marketers use social media regularly, whether for networking or business purposes. As a result, social platforms are a great way to publicize events in real time. Guest post by Dave Landry.

Facebook Live Coming to Desktops, Laptops

SocialTimes Facebook

Danny Goodwin of Search Engine Journal shared this video (embedded below) from Facebook user Delilah Taylor , in which a Live Video option appeared in her status update composer while accessing the social network via desktop. Readers: What do you think of the upcoming addition of Facebook Live for desktops and laptops? Facebook confirmed that it has begun rolling out Facebook Live via desktop and laptop computers.

Facebook Live Getting Two-Person Remote Broadcasts, Pre-Scheduled Streams, MSQRD Masks/Effects

SocialTimes Facebook

to announce three upcoming updates to its Facebook Live live-video-streaming feature. Fitz Tepper of TechCrunch reported that the social network will soon debut two-person remote broadcasts, prescheduled streams and the addition of masks and effects from recent acquisition MSQRD. Facebook used VidCon in Anaheim, Calif.,

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. Tweet Instantaneous mobile photo sharing is becoming increasingly popular.

Introducing Sprout Social’s Instagram Scheduling Workflow

Sprout Social

Brands have taken notice of this trend and many have placed a greater emphasis on creating Instagram content as part of their social strategy. Today we’re excited to announce Instagram Scheduling in Sprout Social, an update that simplifies content planning and creation for Instagram.

Who,Why & How of Twitter [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

After a lot of integrations and updates, the social networking site looks even more exciting and upcoming. Social Media companies Infographic tweets TwitterTweet I found this interesting infographic on SocialWayne.com which gives an in-depth overview of Twitter.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. Reply to all the comments both on your own blog and around social media sites! Unlike other platforms that are more about the social aspect, this one is about actually managing your content.

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. Then, set aggressive goals for your upcoming campaigns in 2017. ✅

Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. The main goal of social media video for businesses is to make a connection, get shared and start a dialogue with the target audience. Remember, as companies engage through social media, content has to be relevant, not spammy, providing current and potential clients with value. More than 60% of all web traffic, including social, comes from online video.

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5 LinkedIn Best Practices for Marketing Professionals

Sprout Social

Deemed as the largest social network for professionals and colleagues, LinkedIn is entirely a beast of its own. Unlike Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, LinkedIn manages your professional social connections and content to like-minded individuals.

Agency Flash Mobs vs Social Flash Mobs

Laurel Papworth

While traditional media spends most of their time dissing social media (it is a competitor after all), traditional agencies find social media a rich source for client campaigns. Social Created: Circular Quay 2008: Hundreds of normal (heh) people recruited from the internet.

Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Everybody is talking about it at the moment, so I think it is a good idea to take a closer look at both social platforms which although enable social sharing,video chat and connecting with friends, yet have some subtle differences.

How to Use Instagram to Expand Business Reach

Rebekah Radice

Sure, Facebook is still the most popular social network. So, why not put the power of Instagram – a mighty visual network – to work for your business? Create a schedule that easily integrates into your current social media strategy. Social Media

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

Pamorama

Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. As your company invests in the social network for marketing, advertising, and branding, it’s useful to have a few examples of what others have done with the platform.

Facebook Offers Brands a Revamped Offers Experience

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network outlined the new features in an email to SocialTimes: Bookmark: People can easily claim an offer on mobile or on desktop and it will automatically save to their new Offers bookmark.

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Social Media, Journalism and “The News Will Find Me”

SocialFish

just posted a great slide deck of a presentation she gave recently on the impact of social media on journalism to the New England Press and Newspaper Association ‘s Winter Conference. How has social media affected the way you present news-worthy industry information to your community?

Twitter to Livestream Bloomberg Television Coverage of Debates

SocialTimes Twitter

The livestreaming deal between Twitter and Bloomberg Television , announced in July, has been expanded to include the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates. The social network and the news outlet said in a press release that Bloomberg Television’s broadcasts of the following debates will be livestreamed via Twitter: Monday, Sept. Readers: How do you plan to follow the upcoming debates?

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Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

Tradeshow organizers can use a widget to help promote attendance at an upcoming conference with a countdown timer to the date and include an RSS feed with event updates, sponsors, ticket sales, etc. You can use a tool like Ning to create a custom social network.

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Your Complete Social Media Checklist

Peg Fitzpatrick

Have you ever wished you had a social media checklist? The amount of work that goes into growing and managing a social media presence is immense, and it can be hard to make sure you’re staying on top of everything that needs to get done. Daily Social Media Checklist.

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing

Pamorama

With more than 300 million active users , it is now the most popular photo-sharing social media platform, surpassing Pinterest by more than 250 million. A Forbes Top-25 Forbes Social Media Power Influencer, Pam is strategic marketing leader in Seattle and a major Seahawks fan.

13 Ways to Use Facebook Events for Your Brand

Sprout Social

Since your event photo can be displayed in multiple places such as the News Feed and upcoming events section, you need an image that will look great when it’s resized. More likely than not, you’re going to share this event across other networks as well.

Will Twitter Have Box-Office Appeal?

SocialTimes Twitter

NCM’s Lobby Entertainment Network in 57 theater locations across the country will feature trailer assets from upcoming feature film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , as well as tweets from fans, through Jan. The social network announced earlier this week that it is teaming up with Disney and People to exclusively livestream a special event tied to Rogue One, which hits theaters Dec.

Need More B2B Sales Leads? Ignore This Research

Webbiquity SMM

But social media (including Twitter, Pinterest and Google+), display ads and online video are among the worst activities for achieving either objective. Driving search traffic requires ranking well, which in turn depends on relevant content, high-quality links, and social signals.

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Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

This past week I, together with my friend Shari Rager from American Medical Writers Association, did a session at Tagoras’s Learning*Technology*Design conference on designing for social learning. Articles about social learning and the difference between social media and social learning.

What’s More Important? The Steak Or The Sizzle?

Jason Yormark

As of this writing, Jon claims to have received over 1,700 subscribers, 1,000 Twitter followers and 600 likes/comments on Facebook prior to even writing a single post and only publishing his movie style trailer promoting his upcoming blog launch. Social Media

How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue

Sprout Social

Social media contests have been used by brands of all sizes to get more followers, increase engagement and generate buzz. With organic reach becoming increasingly difficult to earn, social media contests offer a great way to get more eyes on your social posts and boost engagement.

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