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Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms for Your Buyer Personas

Marketing Insider Group

But when you’re dealing with large social media audiences, you need to not only think about who you’re talking to but where they spend their time and what you want to achieve by engaging with them. There are so many social platforms, and new ones are popping up every single day.

Social media strategy leaders: Sarah Nilson

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. With a background in communications and public relations, Sarah has been at QuintilesIMS for almost three years now in several roles touching social media. Can you please share what brought you to where you are now, a social media leader in the healthcare industry? This includes our company public websites, intranet, SEO, social media, and more.

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Organic vs paid social media: 12 myths vs realities

Biznology

Organic social media is the use of social networks like Facebook , Twitter , YouTube , Pinterest , Instagram , and Snapchat along with the use of free publishing tools like Hootsuite and Buffer to build a social community and interact with it—publishing posts, sharing others’ posts, and engaging in conversations and comments. Paid social social is paying any of these social networks to boost the reach of posts, display ads and videos, or sponsor messaging.

A guide to getting started on using hashtags on LinkedIn

Biznology

LinkedIn wants you to start using hashtags and I think it’s about time. For platforms, like Twitter and Instagram , hashtags are an essential ingredient to the social posting recipe. Up until recently, hashtags were frowned upon when used on LinkedIn because they were a telltale sign of cross-posting content from Twitter (a big no-no). Hashtags are an easy way to do just that. What exactly are hashtags? How do hashtags work on LinkedIn?

8 Best Social Media Feed Tools to Boost Followers

Optinmonster

Are you looking for the best social media feed tools for your website? In this post, we’ll explain the best social media feed tools on the market. 8 Best Social Media Feed Tools. There are several social media feed tools on the market.

4 ways social media can revitalize small business competition

Sprout Social

As small business owners navigate change and recovery in the wake of the pandemic, social media will continue to be a key element in accelerating their organizations’ future growth. Use social data for more than marketing. Drop your business social media below????????????

Growing Your Social Media Audience

Sprout Social

In order for social media marketing to work, you need an audience. Use the strategies in these Sprout resources to help you refine your strategy to expand your reach and successfully engage your social media audience. Who uses each network?

Transforming Social Media Marketing Through AI

Martech Advisor

How marketers can integrate AI into Social Media Strategies to streamline operations and enhance engagement, writes, Almitra Karnik, Head of Marketing, Clevertap. In today’s growing digital landscape, 52 percent of online brand discovery happens in public social feeds.2

24 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

RockContent

Social media tools are essential for a smart business to manage important channels in their Digital Marketing routine. The good news is that as social media has grown up, so have the tools available to help you master it. Sprout Social. Source: Twitter Media.

7 Ways to Leverage AI in Social Media Marketing

Single Grain

Social media marketing is no different. The ever-evolving landscape of social media platforms is making it challenging for brands to get the most out of social media marketing. In fact, the market of AI in social media is expected to grow up to $2.2

A guide to hashtag campaigns for marketers

Sprout Social

If you’re looking for a new campaign idea to help increase engagement and brand awareness on social media, we’ve got a great tactic for you to try: hashtag campaigns. What is a hashtag campaign? Benefits of a hashtag campaign.

13 Useful social media tools to try

Sprout Social

If you’ve been using social media marketing for your brand for a while, you might have begun to realize that relying on only native apps is limiting. Social media tools are necessary for your brand to excel in its marketing goals. Why you need social media marketing tools.

Social media marketing is Homo sapiens sapiens social

Biznology

I have been doing social media strategy and planning in one form or another for clients since 2003. Yes, it seems like maybe we’re savvier these days in influencing us cavemen than we were millennia ago, though I believe that the existence of culture, nation-states, currency, politics, ideology, colonialism, war, and religion may well suggest that social media marketing predates the Internet and social networks by at least ten-thousand years.

6 low-hanging social media optimization strategies to boost engagement

Sprout Social

Social media optimization (SMO) is an entirely different ballgame. Because while businesses at large are on board with social media, many fail to make simple changes that could significantly boost their performance. Social searchability optimization.

Back to Basics: 6 Quick Social Media Marketing Tips

Oracle

by Lauren Harper | Tweet this Social media is still a new frontier for many marketers. With the emergence of what seems like an inordinate amount of social sites and tools, figuring out how to get started and ramp up your efforts with social media marketing can be confusing. 2) Hashtags are your friend and your enemy. Using hashtags on Twitter is a great way explain the topic you are tweeting about (i.e. Treat your social channels the same way.

Share of voice: Measuring it for social media, PPC, SEO and PR

Sprout Social

It puts can put all of your other social media metrics into context so you can understand where your brand stands. In this post, we explore this metric in-depth and show you ways you can build up your share of voice on social media and other channels. Media share of voice.

How to Integrate Email Marketing With Your Social Media Strategy

Scoop.it

Social media and email marketing go hand in hand. People may find your company’s products on social media. Both email marketing and social media strategy are crucial for future sales, so it makes sense to integrate the two activities. Social Media

How can you start using hashtags effectively on LinkedIn?

Biznology

Using hashtags on LinkedIn is one of those trends, and here’s how you can use them to your advantage. Weave hashtags into your LinkedIn profile, especially your summary and/or headline. The easiest way to make this change is to turn the keywords in your LinkedIn summary into hashtags. I would avoid putting too many hashtags into the copy above this section because you want your profile to flow. Start using hashtags in your status updates.

6 Tips for Avoiding Common B2B Social Media Marketing Mistakes

ClickDimensions

The social media landscape today is filled with potential pitfalls and landmines for the B2B brands attempting to navigate it. As such, B2B marketers are bound to have their fair share of snafus and slip-ups on social. This is increasingly true on social media.

Why Hashtags Are Essential to B2B Social Media Marketing

Circle Studio

While most people are familiar with hashtags, many B2B marketers don’t know the best way to use them or may even consider them irrelevant to their social media strategy. Hashtags originated on Twitter but have now become widely adopted by all social platforms as a way to tag your content with specific topics or conversations (by using a word or phrase preceded by the “#” symbol). That’s where hashtags play an important role. cSs Blog Social Media

What not to do on social media in 2021

Sprout Social

So instead of trying to anticipate the next big thing for 2021, we’re going in the opposite direction and sharing what not to do on social media based on what we learned in 2020. The social media do’s and don’ts for 2021. Don’t forget to prioritize social customer service.

How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers. Social Media Marketing Becomes a Thing. According to Google Trends, search interest in social media marketing took off in late 2008 / early 2009.

7 Ways to Avoid Getting Shadowbanned on Social Media

Hootsuite

Getting shadowbanned is every social media manager’s worst nightmare. Sure, most social platforms deny the shadowban is really a thing at all. Bonus: Get a free social media strategy template to quickly and easily plan your own strategy. Don’t use banned hashtags.

3 Times to Avoid Scripted Social Media

Zoominfo

From the time social media became a viable marketing channel, B2B companies have been looking for ways to automate social processes. Although social media tools have made this easier—with features like post scheduling, conversation monitoring, and hashtag tracking—some aspects of social selling can’t be pre-planned. Today we’re covering a topic that B2B marketers have disputed for years—scripted social media. Social Selling.

8 Ways CMOs Should Engage Millennials on Social Media

Oracle

Millennials are now the primary group that everybody talks about and extensively analyzes on social media. Here are 8 ways you can better reach millennials with social media: 1. Stay Relevant On average, millennials spend a little over six hours each week on social media. “You should constantly monitor social media to keep an eye on what’s trending. Social media is used more in short bursts than extended periods.

10 Social Media and Public Relations Tactics You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Social media and public relations might seem like an odd pair upon first inspection. Can public relations and social media really work together to bolster your business? How social media can help with public relations. How to prepare your social media profile to use for public relations. How to combine public relations and social media into one seamless strategy. How Social Media Can Help with Public Relations.

How to create a viral video for social media marketing

Sprout Social

That’s why we’ve put together some expert tips directly from Sprout Social’s video team to keep in mind. Read on to get our five top tips from the Sprout Social video team themselves. Use hashtags. Intermediate Social Media Engagement Video Awareness Stage

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B2B Video Marketing Trends Shaping Social Media

KoMarketing Associates

It comes as no surprise that video is taking over social media. With 72% of B2B marketers using video for content marketing purposes, video is a social media marketing trend that cannot be ignored. One of the hottest topics at this years Social Media Marketing World , one of the world’s largest social media conferences, was, you guessed it — video. Let’s take a look at a few video marketing trends shaping social media in the B2B space. .

Four Tips for Efficient and Effective Social Media Marketing

Launch Marketing

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram—the number of social media networks in the past few years has increased and will continue to do so in years to come. Here are four tips that are useful for managing social media marketing.

Influencer Marketing Guide: How to Work With Social Media Influencers

Hootsuite

Influencer marketing—also known as branded content or working with creators—is a surefire way to expand the reach of your brand on social media. Let’s look at how to make a social media influencer program work for you. Types of social media influencers.

How to Use a Social Media Response Template (with Free Template Download)

Oktopost

Imagine this scenario: you’re a social media manager for a thriving software-as-a-service company. Your day starts normally, but by the time you get to work, you’ve heard the bad news: the network is down. What is a Social Media Response Template?

Are you a social media marketing trapper?

Biznology

I believe that all social media marketing campaigns should probably start with foraging (as I discussed last week) — but as you grow, you need to evolve, especially if you need to bring home more and more food. While most social media trappers, AKA content marketers, write content that is meaningful to them personally, professionally, or in relation to the work they do or have done — their experience; many tend to surf trends.

How to Create an Effective Social Media Content Strategy

Valasys

In an era of the Internet of Things (IoT), social media marketing (SMM) is the greatest boon to marketers. Thus, undeniably, a winning social media content strategy holds the power to convert more followers into leads. Image Source: Sprout Social. Introduction.

10 Examples of B2B Companies Using Social Media Successfully

KoMarketing Associates

B2B companies are doubling down on social media and it’s paying off. Many social media marketers feel like social media is an important part of their overall marketing strategy, and they’re employing the latest trends and available options. After all, Content Marketing Institute reported that 61 percent of B2B marketers increased their use social media for content marketing purposes compared with one year ago.

10 Reasons You’re Losing Followers on Social Media

Outbound Engine

When you started building your business’s social network, you likely had a number of goals in mind. But one thing you definitely didn’t hope for was losing followers on social media. Sprout Social found 57.5% You’re not being social.

6 Tips for Curating Content to Build Social Media Exposure

Scoop.it

In a marketplace that’s become increasingly digital in the wake of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that businesses look to optimize their content for audiences on social media. 90% of social media users attempt to reach out to brands or retailers on various platforms.

Best Social Media Platform for B2B Marketing: Can Twitter Stay #2?

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn is, of course and unquestionably, the Tom Brady of social media platforms for B2B marketing. But in B2B social media as with NFL quarterbacks, the interesting battle is for second place. The post Best Social Media Platform for B2B Marketing: Can Twitter Stay #2?