November, 2018

Instagram infographic: Using Stories for business

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s a great Instagram infographic! Since 2016, Instagram Stories have been a defining feature of the platform in engaging its 300 million daily users. With this feature users capture, modify and post related images and video content in a slideshow format.

How to Use Facebook’s New Video Creation Kit

agora pulse

It’s no surprise that video is a popular format of content on Facebook. It seems that every other post on Facebook is a video and with the launch of Watch , Facebook continues to push video content front and center.

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The Seven Best Ways to Increase Social Media Engagement for Your Business

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Elmira Assiyeva. Social media has transformed the way people interact with each other and how businesses market their offerings.

The Dos and Don’ts of Going Live on Social

Ignite Social Media

The “live” feature can be a very helpful tool for brands to utilize. Social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram offer the option to go live. This can be used to promote events, give an inside look, run a live sweepstakes or show your community what is happening in-the-moment.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

FACE: 4 Traits To Look For When Hiring Your Social Media Community Manager

SocMed Sean

Having worked in online community management for the last 15 years, I have had the privilege of putting together some amazing teams.

Why are more companies seeking group leadership coaching? Because it works!

Janet Fouts

As more and more executives are seeing the value of leadership coaching for themselves, they’re looking to provide coaching for their teams as well. In part to save money, but also to create an internal environment where the team learns together and collaboration happens more fluently.

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Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared: How to Manage a Social Media Crisis

Convince & Convert

The worst time to start planning for a social media crisis is when you’re in the middle of one. Click To Tweet. The worst time to start planning for a crisis is when you’re in the middle of one. Pre-crisis planning is key to successful social media crisis mitigation.

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Why I Turned Off My Facebook Messenger Bot

Jon Loomer

During the past year, I experimented with a Facebook Messenger bot. Last week, I turned it off. This isn’t meant to be an indictment on Facebook Messenger bots. My goal isn’t to convince you that they aren’t valuable.

Template for Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Social Media Strategy Template for 2019. With 2019 rapidly approaching, now is a good time to revisit your social media strategy. A lot has changed over the past year in terms of how people are using social, ad units, targeting capabilities and new media formats.

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

NOTE : I originally published this post back in 2010 and the response was amazing! I recently took some time to update it and thought I would republish it with updated info and questions. I hope you enjoy it! –Sean. There are 2 types of cat people in this world.

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 Announces New Training Tools to Help Boost Digital Literacy

Social Media Today

Facebook has released some new tools to help teach digital literacy to business owners and job seekers

The Gen Z Frequency: win your copy

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s reader competition time! Now is your chance to win a copy of a The Gen Z Frequency: How brands Tune In and Build Credibility. It’s co authored by Gregg L Witt and Derek E Baird and is a comprehensive guide for any brand or organization trying to reach this demographic.

[eBook] How Social Data is transforming Public Relations

Audiense

During the last few weeks we have produced an eBook for PR professionals so they are able to master the necessary techniques to use social data in their PR strategy. Influencer Marketing Audience Intelligence

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How I Used Facebook Lead Ads to Create a Quiz

Jon Loomer

One of my favorite things to do is solve problems by using a tool in ways it wasn’t meant to be used. In this post, I will outline how I did that by using Facebook lead ads to create a quiz. First, credit goes to Lucas Elliott of our team.

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.

2019 Social Media Trends to Watch

Ignite Social Media

2019 Social Media Trends to Watch. A few months ago, we shared relevant trends for the back half of 2018. Now, as the year wraps up, it’s a good time for social media marketers to re-evaluate their social media strategy with fresh eyes.

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5 Ways to Manage Your Social Media Over the Holiday Vacations

Convince & Convert

Social media traffic spikes a whopping 73 percent during the holidays — just when your team is requesting time off for vacation. Click To Tweet. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

LinkedIn Unveils its New LinkedIn Pages, with Updated Sharing Options and Improved Management Tools

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has given its business Pages a revamp, adding in a range of new tools to help make LinkedIn Pages more engaging and active

Social media news: Top 5 feat. LinkedIn’s Top Voices

Sherrilynne Starkie

The top five must-know social media news stories of the week feature a Google’s new app for small businesses, LinkedIn’s Top Voices list, Facebook welcoming in French regulators, Pinterest’s UX improvements and Instagram’s new time tracking feature.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Here come the nanoinfluencers! Who they are and how to find them

Audiense

Although influencer marketing may seem like a new concept, it’s actually a trend that’s been around for a while. It’s a trend that has also evolved as fast as it has been penetrating the marketing industry and certainly still has a long way to go. Influencer Marketing

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Facebook Account Optimization and Organization Techniques

Jon Loomer

It’s definitely that time of year. You’ve done so much brainstorming, preparing, and worrying about your Q4 campaigns and now you feel fried. You wake up every morning poised for disaster.

The Productivity Secret of Highly-Effective Entrepreneurs

Rebekah Radice

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you spend a great part of your day with back to chair staring into a computer screen. In fact, I bet that as you’re reading this, you’re hunched over your desk, where you’ll likely spend the next several hours.

Should I Be Using Social Media Chatbots?

agora pulse

Did you know that you can order a pizza from Dominoes on Facebook Messenger, without ever leaving the app? And that on Twitter, you can follow accounts that are run entirely by chatbots which can learn and respond to you?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Google Adds New Options to Manage Your Search Presence to its Google My Business App

Social Media Today

Google has announced a range of new updates for its Google My Business app, aimed at making it easier to manage what users find via search

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Top five: holiday retail trends to the fore

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s top five social media must-know news stories feature important retail trends for the run up to the holidays. Google My Business, Snapchat, blended retail, Facebook and Google Assistant all feature. Google My Business rolls out new feature.

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We Analyzed 15,000 Instagram Stories from 200 of the World’s Top Brands (New Stories Research)

Buffer Social

An incredible 400 million people around the world use Instagram Stories on a daily basis (with that number rapidly growing by the minute).

Living With Resilience – a Webinar

Janet Fouts

Stress is part of our modern lives, every single day. Some days just getting out of bed can be a real challenge. Living our lives with resilience can seem pretty far away.

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7 Influencers to Follow for Holiday Inspiration

Ignite Social Media

Holidays are almost upon us, leading to gatherings and the need for new ideas. Decorating, recipes, maybe even the need for games start occupying our thoughts.

How to Use Social Media to Launch Your Online Business

Socialmedia.biz

Social media is a great way to create buzz around a new product or business idea. When you want to launch the best online business possible, you need to incorporate social media into the mix. There are a variety of platforms that you’ll need to use, too, including: Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn.

Facebook Rolls Out News Feed Algorithm Update to Disincentivize Controversial Content

Social Media Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new News Feed Algorithm update aimed at disincentivizing sensationalist content

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123 | Once Upon A Baby

Taylor Marek

You read that right, this one is all about the baby!!! ??. Show Notes: Latest In Tech News (My daily tech news show). Become a Patron! Get In Touch With The Show! Message me on Facebook | Tweet me on Twitter | Send me an email. Outro Music Credit: Epic Song by BoxCat Games.

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Black Friday: 3 Big Box Retailers Social Media Approach

Meltwater

Every year after Thanksgiving, millions of eager shoppers swarm retailers to take advantage of one of the biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday.For retailers, the importance of Black Friday… Read More >>>.

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Google is Millennial Kids’ New Nanny

The Realtime Report

Google is Millennial Kids’ New Nanny. By Allison O’Keefe Wright . With two in three moms with a kid under the age of six in the workforce, this “takes a village” concept applies.