Sat.Jan 12, 2019 - Fri.Jan 18, 2019

Nurture an Oasis During a News Dry Spell

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Heather Caouette. Most companies have gone through them – periods without clear cut news. A product release has been delayed, new customers have paused in the sales pipeline and there are no plans to open a new location anytime soon.

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15 Facebook Marketing Groups to Join in 2019

Social Media Today

These Facebook groups can help keep you up to date with the latest news and shifts within the digital marketing sector

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Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

What are people thinking? What were they thinking? Who’s doing the thinking? Why are they thinking that? In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. In 2019? That’s exactly why we go to Twitter.

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The Gen Z Frequency reader competition winner

Sherrilynne Starkie

Congratulations to Brad Yetts, our reader competition winner. Late last year Brad entered our competition to win a copy of The Gen Z Frequency: How Brands Tune In and Build Credibility. Gregg L Witt and Derek E Baird co-authored this insightful book. It’s a comprehensive guide to reaching this highly-desirable demographic. It covers marketing strategies such as content creation, engagement and tactics such as social media, experiential and emerging technologies.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

How to Target Your Website Visitors with Facebook Ads

agora pulse

Not all Facebook audiences are created equal. Cold audiences such as Lookalikes may be the largest in size but they are not your biggest opportunity. It’s the smaller “hot” audiences in your sales funnel– your website custom audiences– who will deliver your highest return on ad spend.

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New Report Looks at the Growth of Influencer Marketing on Instagram

Social Media Today

A new report underlines just how significant influencer marketing has become on Instagram, as well as the rise of micro-influencers

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3 Benefits of ERP Real-time Reporting

The Realtime Report

3 Benefits of ERP Real-time Reporting. Drawing Upon a Centralized Database.

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8 Great Examples of Instagram Live Collaborations

agora pulse

Videos and live videos continue to be a hot topic in the social media space. Live videos give you an opportunity to give your brand some personality and connect with your audience. But today I want to talk to you about one type of live video in particular: Instagram Live collaborations.

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Why Visual Search Will Be One of the Biggest Digital Marketing Trends of 2019

Social Media Today

Are you ready for the rise of visual searches? Image-based search is set to become a much bigger trend in 2019

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How to Create Exciting Content Post Holiday

Ignite Social Media

Ah, the new year. Now that the ball has dropped, and the resolutions have been made, it’s time to relax, right? Well, not exactly. Social media never sleeps and neglecting your channels after the holiday rush isn’t the best way to ring in the new year.

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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.

2018’s Top 10 Product Updates for Audiense Insights

Audiense

2018 was a big year for Audiense, and as proud as we are, we have also been humble. In fact, we might not have tooted our trumpet loud enough. So, what were our best 10 product updates for Audiense Insights last year? We’re glad you asked! Audiense News New Features

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Instagram Video Has Come To Agorapulse. Now What?

agora pulse

Instagram direct video publishing has been one of the biggest requests we’d ever received here at Agorapulse. Now, thanks to a recent Instagram API change, it’s here.

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8 Types of Social Media Posts that Your Business Should Avoid [Infographic]

Social Media Today

There are certain things you need to avoid posting on social, or you'll risk losing your audience

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Edgy Brands: How to Be Sassy, but Keep It Classy, on Social

Meltwater

What does it take to stand out on social media? Great content? Celebrity influencers? Adorable animals? Today, people are becoming more and more wary of inauthentic brands and content on social media. The… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Content Marketing Social Media

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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 Schedule Instagram Stories with Later (Video Tutorial)

Later

Big news: you can now visually plan and schedule Instagram Stories with Later ! Save time and get more views by planning, optimizing, and scheduling Instagram stories right from your desktop.

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Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

Pam Moore

As many marketers and business owners are challenged to make their brands become human a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? How do I know how much is too much? What do I share? What if my competition is watching me? What if my boss is listening?

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40+ Video Marketing Statistics for 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Is video part of your 2019 social media marketing strategy? These stats may prompt you to give it some extra thought

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Gillette #MeToo Newsjacking Film Fails Because It Promotes Gillette Products

WebInKnow

Several days ago, Gillette , the company known for men’s shaving products, released a short (a bit less than two minutes) film titled We Believe: The Best Men Can Be. The film is an interesting look at the #MeToo movement from the male perspective.

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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.

Changes in certain Twitter metrics on our Analyze platform

Unmetric

Recently, due to some unforeseeable changes in Twitter’s API and the way we were capturing data, some of their metrics are no longer available on our Analyze Platform. This data though is still available to us for time periods prior to December 1st, 2018. The following are the metrics that have been affected due to these unfortunate changes. 1.Mentions. The lack of Mentions data will affect the following metrics. Focus: Overview > Response Rate. Customer Service > Response Rate.

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How Finance Brands Are Using Data to Improve Their Social Media

Likeable

Marketers have access to more data than ever before. But when developing data-driven marketing strategies, it’s easy to become so obsessed with the numbers that it stifles us creativity.

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4 Easy to Use Tools to Help You Create Effective, Engaging Video Content

Social Media Today

Tap into the growth of video in 2019 with these tools and tips

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The Essential Guide to UberSuggest for Free Keyword Research

Razor Social

In this post, you’re going to learn about how to use UberSuggest to research keywords that will drive more traffic to your website. And the good part about UberSuggest is that it’s FREE!! Keyword research is an essential part of content marketing.

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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.

Social Recruiting: 6 Tactics to Master for Better ROI

Oktopost

Discover the tactics you need to get social recruiting right. From transparency and down to employee advocacy- these are the best practices you need to know. Employee Advocacy LinkedIn Social Analytics Social Engagement Social Listening Social Selling

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Meet The Macedonian Software Engineer Fighting Air Pollution With An App

Forbes Social Media

Macedonia’s Tetovo and Skopje lay unenviable claim to being Europe's two most polluted cities in 2018. But a Macedonian software engineer is hoping to make vital environmental change- with an app

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How to Generate More Engagement with Your B2B Content

Social Media Today

Struggling to generate engagement with your B2B content? Here are some tips to help attract and engage your prospects with effective content marketing strategies

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Data-drive Your Agency Proposals with Social Intelligence

Digimind

If you work in a marketing or communications agency, then you’re probably familiar with the late nights and weekends spent working on pitches… on top of your day-to-day tasks.

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The Most In-Demand Skills of 2019 (According to LinkedIn), YouTube Advertising, Our Ultimate Facebook Engagement Guide, and More!

Buffer Social

Each week on the Science of Social Media we cover some of the most important trends, news, research, and insights in social media marketing.

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Top 5 Instagram Metrics to Track in 2019

Later

Knowing what Instagram metrics to track can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the world of Instagram analytics. But you can expect a big payoff once you jump in! Instagram analytics help you better understand your audience’s likes, dislikes, and behaviors online. Plus, you’ll be able to identify actionable changes for your brand’s Instagram strategy based on the picture your analytics paints.

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YouTube Adds New Option to Swipe Right to View the Next Video

Social Media Today

YouTube has added a new side-swiping option which will enable users to skip to the next video in their list, or go back to the previous

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60+ February Social Media Ideas – Video Ideas, GIFs and more!

Socially Sorted

If you’re looking for creative February social media ideas then you’ve found it. This post is packed with Social Media Holidays for February, with plenty of social video ideas, GIFs and more! BY DONNA MORITZ | PUBLISHED 15 JANUARY, 2019 Posts on this blog may. // Read More. The post 60+ February Social Media Ideas – Video Ideas, GIFs and more! appeared first on Socially Sorted.

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A Conversation With A Meteorologist In The Middle Of A 'Racial' Storm

Forbes Social Media

A candid conversation with meteorologist Jeremy Kappell exposes hard realities about race

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6 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic in the New Year

ProBlogger

The post 6 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic in the New Year appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on Episode 177 of the ProBlogger podcast. Did your blog have a bit of a holiday slump? Many bloggers find they lose momentum with their traffic in January.

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