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MarketingProfs – How to Write the Most Effective Social Media Posts [Infographic]

 

 

 

By Laura Forer

December 14, 2017

Questions abound about social media posts: How long should my post be? How many hashtags should I include? Is an image always necessary?

Today’s infographic, by CoSchedule, answers those questions, based on an analysis of nearly 6.4 million posts and 11 unique studies.

The team at the marketing calendar software company compiled that information and sorted it to answer these four questions for six social media platforms:

  1. Which type of message (text, text-plus-link, or image) is most effective?
  2. How many characters per post garner the most engagement?
  3. How many hashtags are most effective?
  4. Are emojis useful, and, if so, how many should be included?

For example, Facebook posts that are text with a link are the most effective type of Facebook post, with images coming in second, and simple text posts coming in third, according to the data in the infographic. That’s not to say text-only posts are ineffective, just that the other types are more effective, on average.

As for character count, posts with 111 characters perform the best on Facebook, on average, followed by posts with 119 characters, and posts with 40 characters. Again, a 40-word post is not ineffective; that length came in third in the analysis, so 40-character posts actually perform quite well, on average.

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Buffer – 19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

 

 

 

By Alfred Lua

September 6, 2017

 

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.

You don’t just need to think about what types of content you’re going to create, but also how you can customize your social media posts for each platform.

For example, you might create:

How do you find the time to create so many pieces of social media content?

Well, here’s some good news… with the right tools, you can save a bunch of time and create epic pieces of content in minutes.

We’d love to help you get the most out of every minute you spend creating social media content. Here are 19 social media content tools you can use to quickly create images, infographics, stories, videos, and more.

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Adweek – Facebook Is Now Letting Brands and Media Companies Create Their Own Groups Within Pages

 

July 20, 2017

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Facebook is giving Pages administrators the ability to create their own groups, potentially providing brands and media companies new ways to boost engagement with niche groups.

The social network today announced that it’s expanding globally what it’s been testing in some markets for months. According to Facebook product manager Linda Xiong, the feature will let brands create their own pages without having to rely on admins to set up groups from their own personal accounts. That could be welcome news to social media managers who want to have more privacy and separation form work and also give organizations the chance to create “official” groups that unwanted or unofficial third parties and fan clubs can’t set up.

According to Xiong, the update is an “external reinforcement or expansion of our mission to bring the world closer together.”

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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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MarketingProfs – Social Media Use by Generation [Infographic]

 

 

 

May 10, 2017

By Laura Forer

There will be 2.67 billion social media users worldwide by 2018, according to estimated cited in an infographic by Personal Money Service.

If more than one-third of the world is on social media, how can you make sure the right message gets to the right people?

The infographic suggests one way is to know your audience by generation. For example, it cites a statistic that Generation Z prefers to see real people rather than celebrities in their advertisements, and that 68% of Generation X makes buying decisions based on reviews.

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