April, 2018

Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s been said that life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes and, if we want to avoid sadness, we can’t resist them. The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant.

[Cool Social Tools] Amplifr takes your social media management to the next level


Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps!

How to Unite B2B PR and Content Marketing for Powerful Results


There’s an interesting proverb that I stumbled on recently: “When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.” ” When you boil it down, there’s a lot to be said… Read More >>>.

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Facebook vs Instagram: What Brands Need To Know About These Social Superheroes


Though Facebook and Instagram have both reached hero status, they have very different superpowers. It’s important that brands appreciate these differences, play to their advantages, and rather than settling on a favorite defender, use both to contour a successful marketing strategy. ??

Social Media Automation 101

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

More Trending

[Cool Infographic Friday] Women in Information Security


This is just a slice of data about a particular female role in tech in the corporate world, but I find this very interesting. Tip o’ the hat to SiegeMedia for the share and Varonis for the infographic. Photo by William Iven on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday Useful Data

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[Presentation] 10 Tips For Using WordPress In Your Online Business

SocMed Sean

Me, presenting at WordCamp 2018 – Photo credit to @nthdegreemd. Over the last couple of years, I have had the privilege of presenting at the WordCamp Kansas City conference. If you’re located in or around the Kansas City area, you might consider checking out this great conference.

The Many Faces of Social Influence

Direct Marketing Observations

I’ve been in the social media space for over 10 years now and without a doubt the two most vexing topics year in and year out are how best to leverage a brands presence in social media and how to engage with influencers. In my opinion, influence in social can have many faces.

5 Ways Identity Verification Can Protect Your Business and Your Customers

The Realtime Report

5 Ways Identity Verification Can Protect Your Business and Your Customers.

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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.

4 Tips to Help Your Business Generate More Clients via Social Media

Social Media Today

Social media can be a great tool for lead generation - if you're using it correctly

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Fake news: Can you tell the difference?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The majority of public relations professionals predict that in just five years the average person will not be able to distinguish between news stories and advertising copy, and what’s more, most people won’t even care.

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PSA To Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You


Guest article by Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry.

[Answered] Moving Facebook Photos In A Group Into Different Albums

SocMed Sean

One of the most common questions that I get via direct message, comments, or tweets is related to a post a published a while back about moving and organizing Facebook photos into different albums.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Thinking About Blog Edits

Ari Herzog

I started blogging in 2004 on a LiveJournal site when I wrote about everything under the sun. It was an online diary. A true web log of my thoughts. I’m thinking of going back to that kind of blogging, to be free of topical constraints. However, I recognize that I’ll never grow a target audience unless (most of) my writing is focused. If so, what to focus on? My 2016 concept of 3-pronged blogging is outdated.

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Can You Appoint A Non-UK Resident As Company Director?

The Realtime Report

Can You Appoint A Non-UK Resident As Company Director? When you’re forming a new company, one of the first decisions that you’ll need to make is who to appoint as your company director. This is a relatively easy process and there are minimal restrictions as to who you can name as your director.

4 Marketing Strategies to Make Consumers Love Your Brand

Social Media Today

Brand relationships are much like regular relationships with humans - and they need to be built and maintained in similar fashion

Reader Competition: Seven Elements of Business Development

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now is your chance to win a copy of the newly released business book: How Clients Buy: A Practical Guide to Business Development For Consulting And Professional Services. Co-author Tom McMakin is the CEO of PIE (Profitable Ideas Exchange) and is an expert in professional services businesses.

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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.

What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

If you work in the world of marketing, the Cambridge Analytica news didn’t exactly shock you. In fact, most of us in the business reacted somewhere between a shoulder shrug and an eye roll.

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How To Select The Best Stock Footage To Create Compelling Visuals For Social

Socially Sorted

Want to find the best stock footage to create compelling visuals for social media? If you use visual assets on social, then this post will help you to up your game when it comes to stock footage – whether it’s photos or graphics or videos. We break down the. // Read More.

What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Remember when we social media marketers freaked out over the “ Facebook apocalypse ?” ” That seems sooooo Early 2018 now. Our newest freakout du jour comes in the aftermath of Facebook and Instagram restricting third-party tool use of their APIs.

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4 Ways To Trick Your Opponent

The Realtime Report

4 Ways To Trick Your Opponent. The mention of skill based card games invariably reminds you of rummy. It is a game with simple rummy rules that requires your mental skills like good memory, great concentration and logical reasoning in order to excel in the games.

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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.

7 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out on Social Media

Social Media Today

Looking for ways to boost your social media marketing performance? Check out these tips

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PR Strategy: The Future of Relationships


It crossed my mind recently that we may be losing our ability to build relationships without the guidance of technology. Perhaps this isn’t a new revelation, but it is one… Read More >>>.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

It used to be you spent five minutes registering for an event and then showed up on the big day, went to a few workshops, drank two free Coronas, and went home. Social media changes all of that, enabling events and their planners to have long-term, nuanced, shifting interactions with attendees.

Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth

Why does Facebook have patents to listen (eavesdrop) through the microphone for ambient sound if they are only using it for uploading your video? My live feed of the Congress hearings cut out right near the end, but did anyone ask these questions?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

What Do the New Twitter Rules Mean for Social Media Managers (and Buffer Customers)

Buffer Social

Keeping Twitter safe and free from spam is a top priority for us. Yoel Roth, API Policy and Product Trust at Twitter. This year, the team at Twitter has taken additional action to keep Twitter free from spam.

How To Create A Realistic IT Strategy For Your Business

The Realtime Report

How To Create A Realistic IT Strategy For Your Business. Every business in the digital age needs a robust and realistic IT strategy in order to grow, but there is a vast amount of conflicting information about how best to create one.

4 Reasons to Invest in Content Marketing, and How to Create an Effective Strategy [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Content marketing plays a key role in SEO, but there are also other potential benefits for SMBs

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Where to Put Your Instagram Hashtags

Jenn's Trend

The age old debate as long as Instagram has been around: where should you put your Instagram hashtags? Should they go in the caption? Or should they go in a subsequent comment? Does it matter? Does one perform better than the other? Do people care? These are all the questions I hear all.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.