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16 Elements of High-Converting Facebook Pages You Need to Copy

<i>All Facebook pages are not created equal.</i><p>Cute Babies has over 3,000,000 loyal fans and Facebook has over 163,000,000 fans. What’s their secret? What …

Marketing

4 Unconventional Ways to Turn Customers Into Brand Advocates

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As businesses become more consumer oriented, competition grows fiercer. This lanscape makes establishing mindshare and developing brand advocates increasingly difficult tasks. (Consumers, too, have set their standards higher.)<p>To make a …

4 Tactics for Surviving Facebook's Algorithm Changes (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Facebook’s organic reach plummets, brands that have built their social-marketing strategy on a simple, single-platform Facebook strategy will suffer the most.<p>In recent months Facebook released a series of changes to its algorithm, …

Social Media

Why Your Brand Should Be Posting on Facebook on Fridays

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that productivity starts to dwindle on Fridays. As a business owner, you need to make sure you capitalize on this.<p>Today, Adobe released its Social Media Intelligence Report, which analyzed the success of three kinds of …

An Entrepreneur's Social-Media Plan for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media can give entrepreneurs the same opportunity to build community and engage customers as their better funded competitors. But when time and resources are limited, it’s crucial to laser focus social-media efforts to achieve …

Content Marketing Like the Big Brands News & Topics

Creating content is one thing, promoting your content is the key to its effectiveness.<p>Your logo isn't your brand, and attention-grabbing tactics actually will turn consumers away.<p>Aaron Agius | 4 min read<p>The first step is to establish your customer persona, your customer's need.<p>Eric Siu | 5 min …

Your Social Marketing: Five Tips to Avoid Becoming Like an Episode of 'The Walking Dead'

Hey, isn't it great we're in the Digital Age? The Internet. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Gazillions of people putting their credentials and contacts …

Marketing Expert: The Best Tools for Understanding Your Social-Media Accounts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What offline/online tools do you use for [social media] analytics?</b><i><br>-Valon Canhasi</i><p><b>A:</b> So much data. Over the past few years there have been analytics tools popping up all over the place, and frankly, it can be incredibly overwhelming for …

10 Financial Brands That Are Totally Killing It on Social Media

Last updated 06/02/2017 by<p>Times are definitely changing in our technologically advancing world. It is becoming more and more rare to conduct business …

Hey Brands, Did Facebook Screw You? Here's How to Move On

The web is buzzing with arguments that Facebook has become a bad deal for marketers. On Forrester's blog, Nate Elliot wrote that brands can now reach …

75% of Brands' Facebook Posts Are Photos, Study Says

Ever since Facebook officially launched Timeline for businesses in 2012, brand marketers have found increasing success at engaging their audiences on …

5 Common Twitter Mistakes You Might Still Be Making

<i>This post originally appeared on the Twitter Counter blog.</i><p>Twitter can be a great tool for establishing your brand, building a community and extending your influence. But to get the most out of Twitter and do all of the above, first you need to avoid making these common mistakes.<p>1. Starting a tweet …

The Social Media Frequency Guide: How Often to Post to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn And More

Subway has this sandwich with Fritos on it. I know this because their commercials play constantly on my TV and computer such that I nearly have the …

So You've Got Thousands of Social Media Followers. Big Deal.

How many LinkedIn connections or Twitter followers do you have? 500? 800? 1,000+? Gee, that's impressive. Now for the reality check: Measuring your …

Why Winging Social Media Won't Cut It Anymore

This story originally appeared on Sisarina<p>This is a familiar conversation: "Yes, we're on social media. We have accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and Google+. Many of our staff contribute to our accounts and post when they can. We don't really get any engagement though. …

Putting Together Your Social Media Team

When you're deciding just who you want to manage your online presence, these guidelines will help you choose wisely.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book Tweet Naked, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides the critical information</i> …

The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The social media landscape is evolving rapidly, and therefore, your social media marketing strategy cannot remain static. Instead, it’s important to reevaluate business goals, social media campaigns, platform results and revise your …