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MarketingProfs – Owned, Paid, and Earned: The Social Media Trifecta [Infographic]

 

 

 

June 27, 2017

By Laura Forer

Owned, earned, and paid social media are all critical tactics for a social media marketer’s success. But today, with earned and owned social media performance at an all-time low, according to an infographic by social media platform Tracx, marketers are often laser-focused on the paid aspect.

However, the real magic happens when all three work together, creating the “Social Trifecta.”

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Tech.Co – Social Media News: Facebook Gets GIFs, Twitter Goes Round

 

 

 

 

June 20, 2017

By Elliot Volkman

In the ever changing world of social media, few updates drastically change how we interact with them. This week however marks a new notch on the timeline for two massive updates for both Facebook and Twitter, both of which you have undoubtedly already seen. For starters, Facebook has made using GIFs even easier, and Twitter unveiled a new user interface on their website and mobile application.

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Forbes – Content Marketing: Five Steps For Creating Insatiable Posts That Rank

 

 

 

June 13, 2017

By R.L. Adams

The fabric that binds us all are stories. Stories are at the heart of our society, and their genesis dates back to the dawn of language in our species. Human begins have long been telling stories that have carried on from generation to generation. Today, we live in a world where stories are central, not just amongst family and friends, but also in business. Stories shape perspective, invoking emotions and eliciting powerful reactions, twisting our knowledge and forming the basis for our experiences.

Today, in a world that’s been virtualized and digitized, stories still take center stage. They elicit associations and draw parallels, working to develop a foundation of values and beliefs around any particular concept, person or business. Stories, in fact, are central to businesses, very much like stories might be central to religious figures or historical events in our past. In fact, big brands are built and shaped around stories.

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Tech.Co – 5 Tips to Boost Media Shares and Conversion

 

 

 

 

May 22, 2017

By James Jones

 

Social media is a powerful marketing tool for your business, but if your followers aren’t engaging with or sharing your content, you won’t see much growth. A great social media marketing strategy is what turns likes and shares into leads and sales. With a little effort, these simple five tips can help you increase media shares and engagement.

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MarketingProfs – Three Ways Your Marketing Team Needs to Use Social Insights

 

 

 

 

May 19, 2017

By Jen Handley

With nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) using social networking sites on a daily basis, the quantity of comments online is increasing at an exponential pace. Usually, customers head to social media sites as a first stop on the road to evaluating a purchase of any kind; and 66% of people trust opinions posted online—even by total strangers— according to Nielsen.

Social media’s importance in the sales/marketing funnel is by now undisputed, but visibility into the insights each platform can provide is often clouded by meaningless metrics. With data pouring in from dashboards, are you sure members of your marketing team are taking the time to determine the importance of those insights, and do they even know where to look?

Here are three ways your team should be using social insights to guide major marketing decisions.

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