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Interesting Infographics: Create a Killer Social Media Strategy

Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Periscope, LinkedIn … the list of platforms used by marketers goes on and on. Why the intense focus on social …

Social Media Marketing

Facebook begins selling concert tickets directly on events pages

Bringing livestreaming to everyone wasn’t all the news Facebook had in store today; a BuzzFeed report indicates the company has begun selling concert tickets directly through events pages.<p>The option appears via simple a ‘Buy Tickets’ button, which will take you to a shopping interface right within …

Facebook

Instagram is testing support for multiple accounts on Android devices

Instagram has added support to manage multiple accounts through its Android app, according to Android Police.<p>It appears the feature is only being tested with a select few at the moment, however.<p>For the everyday user this might not be big news, but for social media managers and business owners, this …

Instagram

Instagram just launched a new app that loops 1-second videos

Instagram is announcing an all-new app today that lets you create 1-second video loops. It’s called Boomerang.<p>The simple app allows you to simply press a button and record one second of video. Rather than just playing once and repeating, the clip plays, rewinds, and then repeats – hence the …

Instagram

How to convert your audience to digital

Consumers are more connected than ever, leaving organizations to determine the best way to engage with the digitally empowered market. Nielsen reports that the average consumer now owns four digital devices and a 2014 Bank of America survey found that smartphones fall below only the Internet and …

CRM

Instagram update adds search by location, revamped explore section for trending photos

Instagram is getting some big changes today with version 7 of its app. The update is primarily aimed at making it easier to search for specific images as well as discover new ones.<p>You can now find images by their location as well as by people and tags. Meanwhile, users in the US get an “Explore” …

Instagram

How to make magic transforming Twitter images

Here’s a cool promo that Neflix created for Daredevil:<p>When you see the tweet in your timeline, you’re greeted by the image of Matt Murdock in his civilian clothes. But when you click to expand it, that changes to his costumed alter-ego Daredevil:<p>You might assume that it’s actually two images – and …

Daredevils

7 SEO strategies to implement in 2015

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds a bit like rocket science. With the right combo of this widget and that module, add in time, subtract theory and maybe the equation will produce a solution better than the last.<p>Like most technology, what was applied last year in online marketing efforts may …

SEO

Social Media Marketing Tactics to Substantially Boost Engagement

It’s no secret that the right social media marketing tactics can make a significant difference for your business.So why is it that a vast majority of …

Social Media Marketing

Add-on Helps Import Google Analytics Data To Sheets

Throwing your analytics data into a spreadsheet to manipulate it and create further reports is handy and now Google’s made it even easier.<p>A new add-on for Google Sheets allows Analytics users to directly import their data without any hassles. The addon pulls in the data from the Analytics API and …

Analytics

Setting Up Google Analytics and Heatmap to Track Conversion

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on AccelBlog.</i><p>Many of you have probably heard of Google Analytics already. It tracks the basic website activities of your blog/website, such as unique traffic, traffic …

Google Analytics

How To Get More Facebook Likes (Infographic)

As a marketer or business owner, Facebook – The world’s biggest social network has become one of your marketing weapon. So to get fans engaged & …

Facebook

5 Social Brands That Defy Best Practices

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. For more insights on how to be a better marketer, sign up for Brian Honigman’s weekly newsletter. This post originally appeared on the his blog.</i><p>Pablo Picasso famously remarked, “learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them …

Twitter's New iOS Analytics Disappeared on Christmas Eve

When Twitter introduced mobile, per-tweet analytics for its iOS app a few days ago, marketers and social media managers everywhere surely rejoiced. However, in a bit of a Christmas mystery, we noticed the functionality disappeared without warning on Christmas Eve.<p>We also spotted a few tweets to …

5 Metrics Every Marketer Should be Watching

You can always rely on Einstein to give good quote. One of his most famous quotes accurately sums up the biggest challenge of digital marketing measurement: “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”<p>The internet has given marketers many things, one …

17 Top Free Resources to Learn Online Marketing Techniques

Online marketing is one of the more important aspects of a successful business, large and small alike. For freelance graphic designers, web …

Small Business

Reasons Why You Should Improve Your Writing

The skill of writing is more of an art than mechanical function. To mold and shape words to suit your needs requires talent, and some are naturally …

Social Marketing Platform SocialBro Adds Twitter Monitoring

Social media campaign management platform SocialBro has just launched a monitoring tool that harnesses the power of Twitter data, enabling deep data mining across available Twitter content in real-time.<p>With this addition to its arsenal, SocialBro is able to provide its users with full real-time and …

13 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid

Online marketers spend a lot of time demystifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO), from the jargon and rules to new updates and algorithms. As the technology continue to advance, what you might know about SEO a year ago may no longer apply today.<p>Since SEO can be quite complex in its ever-adapting …

5 things web designers need to know about SEO in 2015

For most of the readers here search engine optimization is not their major area of expertise. Yet we’re all in digital marketing, and we hear now and …

SEO

Socialbakers' New Site is a Treasure Trove of Social Data

Prague-based social analytics platform Socialbakers, which recently disclosed it could go public in the near future, has completely overhauled its website, offering users a wider range of free statistics across countries, industries and social networks.<p>The website, which according to Socialbakers …

Facebook's Social Network for Businesses Reportedly Launching January 2015

Facebook is slated to launch its collaboration and social networking tool for workplaces early next year, reports WSJ.<p>Dubbed ‘Facebook at Work’, the tool will allow employees to work together on projects and chat in real-time via an interface similar to Facebook’s existing social network, according …

Facebook redesigns reviews page

Facebook has apparently rolled out a new design to its reviews page for place-based businesses.<p>Now, when people click on the reviews tab, they’ll be …

Facebook

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5 Ways to Evaluate and Optimize Your Best Social Media Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We share, share, share to social media. How can we tell what works?<p>This is a question I ask myself each week as I review the Buffer social media stats. <b>How can I evaluate and optimize my best social media content?</b><p>Where do I even start?<p>Having asked the …

Social Networks: Facebook Dominates 130 out of 137 Countries

Every June and December, social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza updates his “world map of social networks” to show what the most popular service is in every country. The latest update, for July 2014, reveals that Facebook now dominates 130 of the 137 countries worldwide tracked by Alexa.<p>In the …

Get More Social Media Traffic by Use These Surprising Words

Do you know, the words can change the way people feel, changes the meaning, the mood and the motivation. And how about if you can use that words on …

Facebook for Windows Phone Gets Messenger Integration

Microsoft today updated its Facebook app for Windows Phone, bringing a bunch of new features out of beta, including a new design. You can download the latest version now directly from the Windows Phone Store.<p>First off, you can see the updated design below. In addition to the overhauled user …

Facebook Launches Ads Manager for Android, iOS, Mobile Web

Facebook today launched Ads Manager within its Android and iOS apps, as well as its mobile website. The new tool means advertisers can now manage their Facebook ads on the go.<p>More specifically, marketers can pause or resume campaigns, edit budgets and schedules, view insights, and respond to …