July, 2018

How Do You Build A Brand? Start by Asking What Drives Human Behavior

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Simon Erskine Locke. When it comes to building brands most experts will likely start with the tactics: Develop a mission statement or messages, create a logo, use PR, advertise and leverage social media. To be clear, these are all important components of the brand building process.

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Measuring what matters in communications

Sherrilynne Starkie

A couple of weeks ago, IABC Ottawa asked me to facilitate a conversation of special interest group that is focused on major trends in communications measurement and social media evaluation. It was held at the head office of CIRA in Ottawa.

What associations need to know about facebook’s new political content rules

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Ah Facebook…always looking for new/better ways to be transparent and to protect our security.

Stock Photo Sites To Fuel Your Social Media Content

Jason Yormark

Finding reliable stock photo sites with great images for all of your social media and content marketing needs can sometimes be quite the pain. Whether it’s finding images that relate specifically to your content, or you just want something that doesn’t scream STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY! Regardless, it goes without saying that every post you make on social media should not be without a visual to go along with it. Not convinced?

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

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Facebook offers translation for Canadian Indigenous language

Sherrilynne Starkie

In 1993 the territory of Nunavut was established in Canada, and as part of the 2018 Nunavut Day celebrations, Facebook announced that it is opening Inuktut for translation so that the community can help translate Facebook into their language. . Done in partnership with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) and Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT), now Inuktut speakers can use the Translate Facebook app to offer a proposed translation for the strings of words and phrases.

[Answered] Are Guest Blog Posts Even Worthwhile Or Am I Just Giving Away My Content?

SocMed Sean

Great question came to me yesterday regarding the activity of link-building through guest blogging. Thought this answer might help those out there who are wondering whether back-link building is even a worthwhile activity anymore. Hey Sean – Thanks for all the guidance you provide through your articles. I have a small blog and want to grow it and I have read a lot about back-link building.

It’s Time to Reconsider ‘Best Time to Post on Social Media’ Studies. Here’s What to Do Instead.

Buffer Social

If you are a social media manager, you’ve likely looked at ‘best time to post on social media’ studies to come up with several posting times for your brand. I know I have. But now, I believe it’s time to reconsider these studies.

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How to Build a Personal Brand with Content Marketing

Social Media Today

Looking to build your personal brand? Here are some key tips on how to do it from contributor Melonie Dodaro

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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.

What’s the Difference Between Social Listening and Social Media Monitoring?

Ignite Social Media

As social media marketers, we get all sorts of questions about social trends. One recent common question we’ve been getting is about social listening, and how businesses can utilize it. See below for a breakdown of what you need to know about social listening. What is social listening?

The Best Social Media Platforms for Location-Based Small Businesses

agora pulse

No two small businesses have the same social media marketing objectives. That’s why it’s so important to create a targetted social media marketing plan that takes your location, target market, products and services, and sales objectives into account.

Top Five: Who is social media’s AR winner?

Sherrilynne Starkie

REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Top Five: Who is social media's AR winner? Listly by Sherrilynne Starkie.

7 Skills Every Marketing Student Should Learn And Why They Matter

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Kevin Nelson. Kevin is a professional educator and a private tutor with over 8 years of experience. He is also a content writer for various blogs about higher education, entertainment, social media & blogging. During his off time, Kevin enjoys traveling and cooking. Thanks to Kevin for sharing his insights on the skills that every marketer should learn.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

On Why You Should Be Chosen howto Produce a Powerful Essay

Dave Fleet

1 manner of looking at writing is always to think of your own writing as someone. I began composing a notice. You can also read the complete foreword on my own site. You’ve been writing for approximately five decades today, and you have to have a authoritative, snappy style to your own own creating. You’re inclined to make these errors regularly as you’re writing an extensive component of composition. Today you’re prepared to start your initial novel.

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5 Tips on How to Run a Successful Instagram Contest

Social Media Today

Running contests on Instagram can be a great way to boost engagement and brand awareness. Here are some tips

8 Tactics For A More Interactive Blog

Razor Social

More interaction with your blog visitors means visitors stay longer so you have a better chance of building a relationship with them and converting them. Do you use the tools that are available to encourage interaction on your blog? Do you want to be more social on your blog?

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

Did you hear the latest social media stats? YouTube is more popular with teens than Facebook. Only 51% of teens in the United States still use Facebook while 85% say that they use the video-sharing platform.

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15 Golden Rules of Content Marketing in 2018

Pam Moore

Content marketing is becoming more challenging even for the most experienced marketers. Gone are the days of simply needing to know how to write textual content for a white paper, marketing collateral or direct mail flyer.

Social Media Managers And Digital Pros – How to Keep Track of Your Tasks When You’re Offline

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Sean Blaney, the co-founder of CalendarTable.com. Among other things, Sean’s business provides provides access to highly personalized calendar printout formats so you can add photos, quotes or other inspiring material at your disposal. That way, you can get the most out of your day, week or month, depending on how you plan your time.

Benefits Of Video Gaming

Dave Fleet

A fantastic faculty composition does not need to be lengthy. I expect these tips assist one to compose a amazing faculty article. The sad facts are that the majority of university application essays aren’t really great. Each university will request that you just respond to various essay concerns. That is definitely the most crucial point you could do in composing a great college admissions essay. Defeat round the standard university entry article words.

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Facebook Ads are Changing the Way Universities Market Themselves to Prospective Students

Social Media Today

How are higher education institutions utilizing Facebook ads to maximize their results? Here are some insights into the strategies of several universities

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

5 Powerful Pinterest Tools to Skyrocket Your Pinterest Traffic

Socially Sorted

If you’re looking for Pinterest Tools to skyrocket your Pinterest traffic and shares, then you’ve hit the right post! In this post I share 5 powerful Pinterest tools that have helped to catapult Pinterest to the highest referring social media platform for my blog. // Read More.

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Will Snap Kit Save Snapchat?

Ignite Social Media

Snapchat was all the rage back when it was first created, but now other social media apps are jumping into the scene, mimicking some of Snapchat’s fun features and leaving the once-popular app in the dust.

How to Schedule Tweets to Maximize Reach and Engagement

Buffer Social

Even though Twitter has introduced an algorithm to its timeline , most of the tweets we see on our timelines are still displayed reverse-chronologically. This means that tweeting at the right times can help you reach and engage more followers.

[ANSWERED] How Do I Leave A Facebook Group And Will The Other Members Be Notified When I Do?

SocMed Sean

Just a quick asked/answered tip for today, but one that is asked pretty frequently. Hi Sean – Is there an easy way to leave a Facebook group without letting everyone in the group know that I left? Thanks! –Alaina. Facebook makes joining a Facebook group pretty easy. Just find the group and then click the “Join” button. If the group is an open group, you’ll be joined automatically.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Almost everything About Electronic Private Network, or VPN

Dave Fleet

What is definitely a VPN? Free VPNs available, although some operate with restrictions upon data and also other features. This is certainly great in case you just require a single application to hook up towards the publicznych proxy like each of our aforesaid voting scheme but not so great if you wish to reroute your entire net connection. If you aren’t hooking up to a function network, the IT administrator can present the very best address.

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for July to Help with Strategic Planning

Social Media Today

Twitter has released the latest version of its monthly major events calendar, covering all the key dates to be aware of in July

How Page Load Speed Affects Your Business

Socialmedia.biz

Research has shown that almost half of all internet users will only wait for two seconds for a website to load. On top of that, 79% of consumers who experience trouble with a given website won’t return. 44% of them claim they would then advise others to avoid the site.

Social Media and the 2018 World Cup

Ignite Social Media

The World Cup is in full swing as teams have just concluded group play. It has been an exciting event thus far as there have been a lot of upsets and disappointing exits (ehem Germany). As a former player and avid soccer fan I am closely watching the games and what is transpiring on social media.

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