August, 2017

7 Steps for Finding Work/Life Balance While You’re Trying to Save the World

SocialFish

By Meico Marquette Whitlock. ——-. You’re deeply committed to your organization and doing whatever it takes to make life just a little bit easier for your members and the community you serve.

3 Psychology Strategies You Should Be Using on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Are you looking to gain more attention for your business on social media? Has your brand been lost in the weeds lately, and you’re trying to figure it all out? If so, there’s no reason to run away screaming.

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Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular, and powerful, tool for marketers. As recently noted on the V3*Broadsuite blog: “The beginning of the year brought the usual deluge of posts about trends and predictions for marketing in 2017.

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

Buffer Social

One of the questions I get asked most as the social media manager here at Buffer is: How do you break up your day in order to get the most out of social media? . Up until recently, I hadn’t really thought about it much.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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8 Ways to Optimize Your Facebook Page

Convince & Convert

Back in March 2017, Facebook reported 1.94 billion monthly active users (1.28 billion daily active users). Obviously, it’s the marketing channel no business can ignore.

Lawyers, Can You Grow Your Practice By Publishing Content?

Myrland Marketing

We can’t stop talking about content marketing and for good reason. It’s not only the act of creating and publishing your content but the way you deliver it that helps set you apart from other lawyers. It is what helps you differentiate yourself from others in your practice area. What Is Content?

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. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. You’re all set to make something great! One last thing: How exactly should your image look so it fits in the News Feed, timeline, or stream?

The TOP 10 influencers for CMOs

Audiense

The purpose of Audiense is to enable our customers to identify, understand and connect with the audiences that matter to them. We aim to provide intuitive insights into the individuals that make up those audiences.

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.

Facebook Messenger Ads: A Guide

Jon Loomer

Facebook has added several features and options to Facebook Messenger ads over the past several months, providing new ways to communicate with customers and potential customers. However, advertisers are often confused about how to use these features.

What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

Ah, Facebook–that social network I love to hate , even though my career kind of depends on using it.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

Simply Measured

1024 512 Influencer marketing is becoming more and more popular by the day. The main reason behind this is that it strengthens the reach of companies while increasing brand awareness. Influencer marketing allows companies, big or small, to reach a highly relevant audience. Influencer marketing is now almost a household term for online marketers. However, most of them do not really know how to fully take advantage of this trend.

Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. What I have read and heard the last few days sickens me, and I agree with many that it is important,–no, vital–that we stand up and say in a clear voice, “Hate is not OK!”

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

5 Reasons Why You Need an Internal PR Newsletter

Meltwater

As PR pros we can get caught up in the everyday tasks of our work.… … Read More.

Content Marketing: The Skeleton Key of Social Selling

Social Selling Masters

Social selling is complex and involves many different elements. However, one of the most important aspects of social sales is quite simple.

Inman Connect San Francisco 2017 Top Take-Aways #ICSF

Katie Lance

Inman Connect San Francisco is always an incredible week for me. It’s a family reunion to reconnect with some of my dearest friends, it’s a place to meet. Love my annual #ICSF family reunion!

Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide

SocialFish

It’s inevitable that as your organization continues to gain momentum and supporters, you’ll have to think about purchasing nonprofit fundraising software.

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.

How to Encourage User-Generated Content on Social Media

Simply Measured

2560 1280 It’s no mystery that social media is a powerful tool when it comes to marketing your business. But with an increasing number of businesses spending top dollar on social media every month, it’s easy to feel like your social media marketing efforts are falling flat. Fortunately, one of the most effective methods of social media marketing is relatively inexpensive. It just requires a little heavy lifting on your part. That method is user-generated content (UGC).

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

Buffer Social

One of the questions I get asked most as the social media manager here at Buffer is: How do you break up your day in order to get the most out of social media? . Up until recently, I hadn’t really thought about it much.

How Far We Have Come in Teaching Communications

Meltwater

In the span ten years ago, technology and social changes have influenced how public relations… Read More.

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

Convince & Convert

It seems like “ social media engagement ” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. And you want more clickthroughs. Because who doesn’t, am I right!?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 032: What To Do When Multiple People are Managing Your Social Media

Katie Lance

Today’s episode is all about how you work it when you have multiple people managing your social media channels. First of all, when it comes to multiple people in an organization managing social media, you’ve all got to get on the same page. Right?

A UK Millennial? What is your dream car?

Audiense

According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders new car sales hit an all time high throughout the UK this March. SMMT used their findings to rank the top 10 Best selling cars in March 2017 as well as this year till date.

The 6 Ways Digital Marketers Can Help Customers

Simply Measured

2560 1340 “If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell six friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000.”. Jeff Bezos (Founder and CEO of Amazon). Customer support is undoubtedly a crucial aspect of any online business. Clearly, in the virtual world, the importance of keeping your customers happy has reached new heights.

5 Exciting Social Media and Marketing Trends to Know in 2017 – Noah Kagan [SSM055]

Buffer Social

What if you could predict the future and gain access to the latest social media and marketing trends that will eventually make a huge difference in your business? And what if you could take that knowledge and prioritize the channels and networks of tomorrow, today? You’re in luck!

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

A Day, Week, and Month in the Life of a Marketing Data Analyst

Meltwater

In the data-driven climate of today, nearly every business and departmental decision is influenced by… Read More.

Why I’m using Anchor.fm for podcasting, and you might too

Janet Fouts

I signed up for Anchor.FM when it launched, but I really didn’t use it. I already podcast on Spreaker, and I didn’t want to dilute my brand with too many channels. But the app looked cool so I’ve kept an eye on it.

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7 Easy Ways To Improve Instagram Engagement with Visuals

Socially Sorted

Struggling to improve Instagram engagement? Here are 7 visual strategies to boost your reach and engagement on Instagram. Some of them only take a few seconds to do! If you are wondering how to get more eyeballs on your posts (and improve Instagram engagement) then listen. // Read More.

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site. Do you use a CDN? Do you blog? Do you optimize your images? Do you pay proper homage to the Google gods? And other tricks of the SEO trade.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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