2018

Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it.

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What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

Guest post via the remarkable Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results.

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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Membership

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on MC Talks. ——-. There are thousands upon thousands of associations out there, but one thing all associations have in common: They all want to grow! Now you may have a growth strategy in place (as part of your association’s strategic plan), but does that growth strategy incorporate social media? If not, you may want to consider adding that in, as social media is typically a fairly cheap and easy way to reach new eyes.

How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is. Many organizations are on social media, yet they don’t see tangible business advantages.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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9 Antidotes to the Facebook Algorithm Squeeze

Convince & Convert

The Facebook algorithm is changing again, and it’s bad news for brands who want to show up in the news feed. In a recent, inscrutable, Kremlin-esque press release , Mark Zuckerberg and team announced that they are changing the Facebook algorithm and will henceforth.

Top 5 Instagram Marketing Trends CMOs Should Prepare for in 2018

Meltwater

If your brand still doesn’t have a social media marketing strategy in place, you’re falling behind. Social media has become an integral element of every brand’s digital marketing strategy (and… Read More >>>.

Your Facebook Page Organic Reach is Dropping (But Not Really)

Jon Loomer

Today, Facebook announced an update to Facebook page organic reach reporting that will result in numbers that will be up to 20-percent lower than what is normally reported. Before you freak out, let’s be clear: Nothing is really changing. Organic Reach Reporting Change.

There’s Hope For LinkedIn Groups … I Hope!

Myrland Marketing

In case you haven’t heard what is happening with groups on LinkedIn, let me bring you up to speed. Here is a recording I recorded live on Facebook that will explain everything I know so far. Don’t forget to turn on the volume control in the bottom right corner after you press the play button.

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.

Pixlee Selected as Shopify Plus Technology Partner for User-Generated Content

Pixlee

Pixlee helps Shopify Plus Merchants Create Higher Converting Online Shopping Experiences with User-Generated Content (UGC), Visual Commerce, and Influencer Marketing. SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Pixlee , the leading user-generated content (UGC) marketing platform, today announced that it has been selected to join the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program. User-generated content is a core part today’s online shopping experience.

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Marketers are freaking out about Facebook

Janet Fouts

By now you’ve probably heard the recent announcement from Mark Zuckerberg about engagement on Facebook.

5 Ideas for Your 2018 Social Media Editorial Calendar

SocialFish

Have your social media accounts been driving massive exposure to your brand? I imagine most of us would agree that we’d like to see our social media channels perform better than they are now. Let’s up our social media game this year! Here are a few ideas: 1.

What the heck are social media consultants and what do they do all day?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media consultants are not masters of the dark arts. Nor are they only those bearded hipsters who never look away from their iPhone. They are highly-qualified professionals with specific digital marketing and communications skills and experience. Here’s a look at what they bring to a job.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

How I’m using social media to find a job.

Koka Sexton

It was just before the Christmas holiday when I starting hearing the rumors. Something was happening at Hootsuite and there. The post How I’m using social media to find a job. appeared first on Koka Sexton.

5 Awesome Instagram Story Tools to Make Stories like a Pro

Socially Sorted

If you’re looking for Instagram Story Tools then look no further. In this post we share 7 Awesome Instagram Story tools to Make Stories like a Pro. Instagram Stories are hot in 2018. Everyone is talking about how important it is to include them in your social media strategy. // Read More.

The State of Social 2018 Report: Your Guide to Latest Social Media Marketing Research [New Data]

Buffer Social

What’s in store for the social media industry in 2018? The way consumers use social media channels is constantly evolving and as marketers and entrepreneurs, we need to adapt to these changes.

13 key tools for your influencer marketing campaigns

Audiense

The last two years have seen the rise of Influencer Marketing from an out of the box tactic to an essential part of any marketers strategic arsenal. Having proven its effectiveness, it is essential to understand what launching a successful influencer campaign entails.

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.

5 Common Client Misconceptions About Public Relations

Meltwater

Public relations is enjoying a bit of a resurgence these days as a method of raising a brand’s visibility.75 percent of marketers say they plan to increase PR spending over… Read More >>>.

Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes. Call me cynical.

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The Key to Success in Enterprise Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Lately, I’ve been thinking way too much about organic B2B social media marketing. For obvious reasons, it’s where I play and have played for the last eight years.

Do You Read Blogs in 2018?

Ari Herzog

This is my first blog post of 2018. Are you still reading blogs? If so, who writes them and what are they about? I started blogging in 2004; and I launched this blog in 2007. Here’s a look back at why I did it. During the years, I strived to publish articles several times a week.

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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.

How To Build A Successful Facebook Ads Funnel

Devumi

Facebook is growing by leaps and bounds. Marketers are spending billions yearly to reach their target audience with Facebook Ads. However, Facebook looks more like a socializing platform than a place where people can buy things. This is because most users are not thinking of buying when they are on the platform. A graph from [ ] The post How To Build A Successful Facebook Ads Funnel appeared first on Search Engine People Blog.

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Social Media and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 5 Predictions

SocialFish

How badly would you want a crystal ball to see into the future of fundraising trends? It seems like there’s something new every day — and in the world of peer-to-peer fundraising, that “something new” is almost always social media-related. It’s hard to know what’s coming next.

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. It also explains why each is needed and they are all used. Skills Why How. Content. Writing A foundational skill required to convey ideas, persuade and build influence. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns.

What Facebook’s Latest Announcement Really Means For You

Jenn's Trend

So, it turns out the world collectively panicked and freaked out last week, when Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to the Facebook algorithm. Yup, they were screaming it from the roof tops, blasting social media, going live on camera, and pretty much any other means they could use to alert us all to the impending “Facebook […]. The post What Facebook’s Latest Announcement Really Means For You appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

The Last Thing Your Target Customer and Audience Wants From You is More Content

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced some big changes coming to their newsfeed algorithm that impacts brands of all sizes.

20 Top Social Media Tools to Try in 2018

Buffer Social

Now that 2018 is here and in full swing, you might be looking for new social media tools to add to your marketing stack.

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Staff Persona Avatars: Social Media, Big Data and Employer Branding

Laurel Papworth

Would you use big data tools that analyse social media to identify your perfect job and ditch unsuitale jobs? Should organisations use big data tools to analyse social media to identify perfect candidates and ditch less than ideal ones? Employer Branding and Social Media profiling.

A Comprehensive Guide to Instagram Influencer Marketing

Convince & Convert

If you use Instagram, you’ve probably seen influential users promoting brands and products. You might be wondering how your brand or business can work with influencers on Instagram too.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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