May, 2019

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe. Big business bureaucracy stifles B2C communication. Small businesses on the other hand, are like the local government, they’re closer to consumers.

[DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy The world of online marketing is a dynamic and ever-changing one. A digital marketing strategy that works fine month can perform poorly in the next.

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Instagram announced new designs in Explore

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram is introducing new designs in Explore to improve the discovery experience. The new navigation bar features shortcuts to IGTV and Shopping followed by topic channels tailored to the user’s interests, such as Food, Art and Travel.

Facebook Announces Two New Algorithm Updates Aimed at Improving On-Platform Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced two new updates to its News Feed algorithm designed to highlight content from close friends, and promote better quality content from Pages

Social Media Automation 101

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

The New Facebook Is Coming: What You Need to Know About F8

agora pulse

Armies of developers assaulted the seven kingdoms of Facebook this week as Mark Zuckerberg’s team hosted 2019’s F8—a conference specifically for Facebook developers. While gorging on feasts and drink, the throng heard tell of something amazing, something impossible, something … different.

Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing importance of reviews, not just for consumer brands but B2B offerings as well—plus backlinks, microinfluencers, and social media conversations—it’s vital to track online brand mentions.

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5 Key Ways Social Media Impacts the Customer Journey

Ignite Social Media

Did you read our series on how to create content for the customer journey? If not, read that first! You can check it out here. Creating content with each stage of the customer journey in mind is important, but it’s also vital to consider how social impacts the customer journey.

F8: Facebook says the future is private

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week, more than 5,000 developers, creators and entrepreneurs from around the world came together for F8 , Facebook’s annual conference about the future of technology.

5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Facebook Following

Social Media Today

With the almighty algorithm limiting Page reach, growing your Facebook following is harder than ever - here are some tips to help improve your performance

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Five Reasons Your Business Benefits From Dropshipping

The Realtime Report

Five Reasons Your Business Benefits From Dropshipping. Dropshipping is one way to help grow your business and make a profit. Essentially, dropshipping lets you take advantage of the e-commerce marketplace without having to maintain stock.

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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.

Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Marie Johnson. If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you know how challenging it is to get the attention of today’s buyers.

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A Case Study: Orchestrating a Harmonious Message

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Heather Whaling. Geben Communication is a platform to do good. The more we give, the more we grow. And, the more we grow, the more we give. We want to do work that matters with people we like. We want to be impactful. And that is why we partnered with the Harmony Project.

How to Wade Through Facebook’s Declining Organic Reach

agora pulse

In 2016, a study by SocialFlow analyzed over 3000+ Facebook pages and their activities. This study revealed what many marketers had suspected for a long time: Facebook’s organic reach was declining.

Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. Content featured on this account will be 100 per cent community-trends driven and is supposed to be as a real-time indicator of what’s new and cool.

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.

Instagram Looks Set to Ramp Up its Efforts Against Apps Selling Likes and Followers

Social Media Today

Instagram looks set to make another push to stop users purchasing followers and likes

Benefits of Taking Your Business To A Trade Show

The Realtime Report

Benefits of Taking Your Business To A Trade Show. There comes a time when businesses large and small need to look at how their company is performing. How are the people who are interested in your products converting into customers? What can you do to attract more leads to help boost your profits?

Strategy Note: Facebook F8 2019

Ignite Social Media

This week, Facebook held its annual developers conference to announce the road map for their suite of products and platforms. The predominant message from Mark Zuckerberg’s opening keynote: “the future is private.”

[Analysis] Veganism - the health craze storming the UK

Audiense

This is a guest blog written by Raven Wheatley-Hawkins, Digital Marketing Executive at Adroit Data & Insight. Connect with her on LinkedIn. According to recent reports veganism is on the rise.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Jenn Herman’s Three Favorite Not-So-Secret Instagram Tips for You

agora pulse

Recently, we had Instagram expert Jenn Herman explore Agorapulse’s new Instagram features on a Facebook Live. During that broadcast, she gave us Instagram tips that were so good, we have to share them—especially because they were told to us like we’re best friends swapping awesome ideas.

Do lead forms actually work?

Sherrilynne Starkie

I recently ran a poll of my Facebook Group members about online forms. I asked: When is the last time you provided your email or phone number via lead forms to get a white paper, report, coupon or other asset? Half of respondents said they’d done so in the last six months.

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Social Media Basics: The Correct Image Sizes, Dimensions and File Types to Use [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ensure your social media content looks its best with this guide to optimal image sizes and file types for each platform

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Corrective Maintenance

The Realtime Report

Advantages and Disadvantages of Corrective Maintenance. Performing a CMMS is essential, whether your company is large or small and regardless of the industry in question. But do you know which maintenance strategies are most appropriate for you and when you should adopt each one?

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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.

How AI-driven customer personalization is driving the top line

Meltwater

AI is enabling the world’s largest brands and retailers to aggregate disparate customer data so they can better understand their consumer base, enhance their user experience online and offline and… Read More >>>. Blog AI & Innovation

IBM, the blue giant of innovation [Interview]

Audiense

The Blue Giant. That's the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of IBM. But IBM is much more. It is a brand with a long history in the world of technology, but it is also synonymous with innovation and cutting edge.

Top 13 Most Engaging Ramadan Social Media Posts

Unmetric

The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity for brands to display some of their best marketing campaigns. A huge number of brands do a bunch of creatives around the event to grab attention during this time.

Ignite Your Week: Micro-channels are the New Brand Channel for Gen Z

Ignite Social Media

In this week’s edition of Ignite Your Week, we’re talking about micro-channels and how micro-channels might very well be the brand new channel for generation Z. Micro-channels for Gen Z.

Instagram Separates New Likes on Posts, Adds Unfollower Stats for Creator Accounts

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing out a couple of new audience insights tools which, while small, could provide significant benefit

Building Long Term Relationships with Customers and Clients

The Realtime Report

Building Long Term Relationships with Customers and Clients. Instead of working so hard to land new clients, more business owners should work on the clients they already have. Their repeat business should be the lifeblood of your company, and if they’re happy, they’ll refer new customers to you.

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7 Exciting Instagram Features Coming in 2019

Later

Coming soon to Instagram: a brand new Instagram Stories camera, creator profiles, and donation stickers for Instagram Stories. Plus, influencers will now be able to tag a brand’s product on their posts , and this summer anyone will be able to design and create their own face filters for Instagram.

Eight Tips for Increasing PR Coverage

Meltwater

Landing PR coverage can be tricky, even for some of the biggest brands. It’s easy to see how "cool" brands, like Apple, Nike or ASOS can find stories that would… Read More >>>.

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Are You Wielding Your Social Media and Blog Like These Fortune 500 Companies?

agora pulse

LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook are the most utilized social networks by Fortune 500 companies, according to recent research from UMASS Dartmouth’s Center for Marketing Research. The report was part of an annual analysis of the digital efforts of companies on the Fortune 500 list.

What’s New with Facebook Groups

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Groups bring together people with shared likes and interests, allowing them to engage in a smaller, more private space. This isn’t a new feature – it’s actually been around for a while – but new updates announced during the F8 conference look to put Facebook Groups front-and-center on the social platform. A new Facebook layout is among the updates. announced during the conference and helps bring Groups into the spotlight with a redesigned tab.

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