Sat.May 19, 2018 - Fri.May 25, 2018

How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared)

Buffer Social

Too busy to read? Just click the play button below to listen to this post. Facebook, as a platform, is barely recognizable from the social network that launched to connect Harvard University students in February 2004.

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Evolving WhatsApp Could Present New Opportunities for Brands

Social Media Today

WhatsApp is evolving fast, and could present a range of new opportunities for businesses

How to Research Keywords for Social Media Marketing

Social Media Today

Keyword research is fairly simple, even in the social sphere. You just have to know which tools to use

Creative Storytelling: Picture This: It’s Not Just the Words – It’s What You Do with Them

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Mary Wascavage. Every morning I listen to the Elvis Duran Morning Show on my way in to work. I like to be entertained throughout my commute, and Duran’s show doesn’t disappoint. It’s talk-show-meets-freak-show with popular contemporary music added in for good measure.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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How GDPR Impacts Your World

Ari Herzog

If you haven’t seen or heard the acronym, the General Data Protection Regulation is a new law that enables citizens and residents of the European Union to control their online data. It is enforceable on May 25, 2018.

Four  Improvements To Enhance Your Website performance 

The Realtime Report

Four Improvements To Enhance Your Website performance . A website can be an excellent tool for a business, especially from a marketing point of view. That is because most customers do their shopping online, and if your website is good enough, this will attract even more clients.

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Do you need help crafting a donor communications plan?

SocialFish

Your organization does great work, but do your donors understand it fully? Are you communicating with your supporters too often—or not enough? Is that channel the right one to connect with your best prospects?

How to make gorgeous ebooks

Sherrilynne Starkie

Recently, I’ve published two ebooks. One goes into a lot of detail about the skills required to be at the top of your game in PR, marketing and communications. The second one looks at the kind of work and activities that a marcoms professional takes on in today’s world. (I’m

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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.

Blogging Every Day

Ari Herzog

I miss blogging. I used to write a lot. May 2017: 3 posts. May 2016: 0 posts. May 2015: 3 posts. May 2014: 8 posts. May 2013: 6 posts. May 2012: 1 post. May 2011: 18 posts. May 2010: 21 posts. May 2009: 33 posts. May 2008: 66 posts. May 2007: 26 posts. I look at those early years and wonder why I can’t (or don’t) maintain a similar posting schedule today. I think if I don’t restrict myself to a topic then I might be more inspired.

Facebook Plans to Roll Out a New Influencer Marketplace Platform, Expanding Collaboration Options

Social Media Today

Facebook's testing a new branded content 'Branded Content Matching' platform, which highlights relevant influencers you can partner with on marketing campaigns

5 Super Smart Investment Tips for Freelancers and Solo Entrepreneurs

Kikolani

I came across a forum that was offering business advice and one post in particular caught my eye. The original The post 5 Super Smart Investment Tips for Freelancers and Solo Entrepreneurs appeared first on Kikolani. Business

Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features

Sherrilynne Starkie

REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views. Top Five: Tidal Wave of New Social Media Features. Listly by Sherrilynne Starkie.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Did You See My New Blog Layout?

Ari Herzog

I updated the layout today — and I like the minimalism. It’s not ironic that the name of the theme is Minimum Pro. I bought the theme a few years ago when I initially used it, but the most recent look I installed in 2016. If you forget the old look , it included a front page with featured photos atop every post. I thought it was cumbersome to find pictures for posts.

5 Ways to Leverage Micro-Influencers in Your Social Marketing Strategy

Social Media Today

Micro-influencers can help boost your brand messaging, often better than major celebrities. Here are some tips on the why and how of micro-influencer marketing

StumbleUpon Is Shutting Down

Bill Hartzer

The social media network StumbleUpon is shutting down on June 30, 2018. StumbleUpon users are being encouraged to join Mix, another website by the makers of StumbleUpon. For the past 16 years, StumbleUpon has been a website that you can submit a URL to.

How to Create a Social Media Post Schedule in Three Easy Steps

agora pulse

A social media post schedule can save you time, and also help you get better results with your social media strategy. But when you are starting from scratch, you may not know where to start. The good news is that you can create a social media posting schedule in three easy steps.

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.

Should You Be Getting Ready For GDPR?

The Social Media Hat

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect May 25th, yet you haven't prepared. This article will show why you need to act, and what your next steps are

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7 Tips for Creating Engaging Social Media Captions

Social Media Today

Creating engaging, enticing captions is a constant challenge - check out these tips from contributor Dhariana Lozano

Facebook Encourages Uploading Nude Photos To Fight Revenge Porn

Bill Hartzer

In an effort to fight revenge porn, Facebook announced a new pilot program to encourage us to upload photos that we suspect may be out in the public. They will take those photos that are uploaded to fingerprint them and use technology to identify photos that are then uploaded by others.

Veterinary Digital Marketing Team Wins Back Weeks With Agorapulse

agora pulse

Marketing for veterinary practices takes both a specialized knowledge of the pet care industry and an insider’s insight into how people choose and trust someone to take care of their furry family members.

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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.

GDPR – What You Need to Know for May 25

The Social Media Hat

The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect May 25, and this comprehensive article walks you through everything you need to know and do

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How to Create a Viral Infographic [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Infographics are hugely popular, and can help boost brand awareness. Here are some tips on how to make the resonant, stand out infographics

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Content Inspiration Provided By Each Social Channel

Ignite Social Media

In marketing, image is everything—especially when it comes to communication. Though content calendars and audience insights go a long way in informing content strategies, one of the best ways to generate high performing content is by following each platform’s best practices.

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Is There a Social Quant Alternative that Twitter Won’t Shut Down?

agora pulse

Social Quant is Dead! If you don’t believe me, go to their homepage. You’ll probably see what we did when we went there. The platform many of us have used for years to help grow our Twitter following is another victim of Twitter’s focus on enforcing their rules.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

[Agency Guide] How to create smarter campaigns using social data

Audiense

Over the last two years, there has been an increase of 20% in the number of companies paying for digital analytical support and consulting according to Econsultancy. This increase in demand creates an opportunity for agencies to add value to the services they make available to prospective clients.

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Your Social Media Clean-Up Checklist [Infographic]

Social Media Today

When was the last time you gave your social media profiles a refresh? Use this checklist to update your digital properties

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #413

Twist Image

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

4 Meet Edgar Alternatives That Will Save You Hours

Socially Sorted

Are you looking for Meet Edgar Alternatives for better management of your evergreen content? There are a number of quality, time and cost-saving solutions for scheduling of repeated content or recycled content to social networks. So in this post, I’ve rounded up 4 solid. // Read More.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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