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You Can Soon Schedule Instagram Posts. FINALLY.

Feb 5, 2018 4:16:53 PM

I think this is one Marketers have all been waiting for. The ability to schedule Instagram posts ahead of time can majorly help with work efficiency and time. Not to mention all other social channels give you the option to publish a post at a future time. Although Instagram wants to create the real-time approach and have users using the app authentically this is a HUGE game changer for businesses and influencers.

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Instagram Algorithm Updates You Need to Know

Feb 2, 2018 4:36:06 PM

Ok. If you haven’t already heard from any and every Instagram fanatic, Instagram updated their algorithm again, and there are quite a few changes this time. DON’T SWEAT IT. With change comes opportunity. Opportunity to learn, to grow, and to scale. Brands and influencers alike get discouraged by these updates because it effects their growth and engagement. However, these updates aren’t made by Instagram to hurt those trying to scale on the platform, they are just tweaks to keep the community engaged, authentic and fun. Instagram is HUGE on person to person relationships. They want people using their app to connect with others genuinely and try to limit, spammers, and those who try to hack the system by leaving “Great post!” comments. So what are these updates?

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5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Isn’t Working

Jan 29, 2018 4:55:39 PM

With the recent Facebook News Feed Algorithm update, there has been a lot of short-sighted advice being handed out. With the suppression of organic reach for brands, people have said everything from focusing on Facebook Groups only to abandoning Facebook altogether. We all just need to take a deep breath and think objectively about what we are hoping to get from social media marketing. Why does it exist? Why is your brand participating in the first place? Now, this may not be a popular opinion with the social media purists, but social media marketing is MARKETING just like any other channel. The model is essentially to gather an audience segmented by data and selling things to that audience via advertising. That’s the way the world works. Misunderstanding this dynamic will doom your social media efforts when it comes to business results.

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4 Tips to Help You Get Seen in the Facebook News Feed

Jan 19, 2018 4:27:51 PM

I’m sure that every blog or article that you have read about Facebook’s most recent News Feed update is telling you that the world is ending, and brands will not get seen no matter how hard they try. First and foremost, please calm down. Facebook has done similar moves over the last 10 years to encourage users to spend more time on the site. To do this, Facebook must ensure that users are seeing content that they REALLY care about which is usually from family and friends. With this latest update, Facebook will be prioritizing posts that trigger conversations and meaningful actions between users. Therefore, users will begin to see more content from their friends and family and less content from brands.

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Facebook is Enabling Users to Include Popular Music in Video

Jan 9, 2018 4:45:28 PM

Facebook recently signed a new deal to add to their newly released ‘Sound Collection’ (Free audio tracks to add to video) to give users the ability to use universal artists and add popular music to their videos. This release will help you wiht your social media strategy with video to produce killer content!

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10 Ways to Optimize Your Pinterest

Jan 8, 2018 4:15:43 PM

Pinterest just celebrated reaching over 200 million users making this social media platform a force to match. Pinterest began in 2010 and has witnessed explosive growth over short period of time. If used properly, you can drive traffic to your website helping customers find you and convert. Are you getting the most of your presence on Pinterest? If not, here are 10 tips to optimize your Pinterest business account:

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How to Install the Facebook Pixel on a Wordpress Website

Dec 29, 2017 11:53:06 AM

When it comes to collecting and leveraging social media data to market a business, Facebook is the king. They are always evolving their product to learn more about users and what makes them react to marketing messages. To further pass these insights on to marketers, Facebook created the Facebook Pixel which helps marketers measure the impact of their advertising and understand how Facebook Users are interacting with websites. Installing the Facebook Pixel is a straightforward process involving adding a little snippet of code to your website. The process isn’t that scary, however not everyone is comfortable with code. If your website is built on WordPress, you are in luck! Facebook and WordPress have an integration that allows you to install the Facebook Pixel in a few quick steps. There are a few obvious benefits to installing the Facebook Pixel on your WordPress website:

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New Facebook News Feed Algorithm Updates You Need to Know

Dec 28, 2017 8:46:52 AM

**** This piece has been updated with thoughts on the mots recent Facebook Algorithm change which will dramatically impact organic reach.****

 I’m sure you know it by now, but you are a commodity to Facebook. Your attention is anyway. To keep your interest and attention, Facebook is always tweaking its News Feed algorithm to ensure that users receive the most engaging and relevant experience possible. Usually these updates are good for the overall user experience of Facebook but also cause headaches for marketers. There are 2 that were recently announced that marketers need to be aware of if they want to make the most of the already dwindling Organic Reach that the News Feed Algorithm allows.

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Improve Your Facebook Ad Performance with Dynamic Creative

Dec 22, 2017 4:48:00 PM

For as long as I have been a marketer, I have observed people compulsively test different social advertising tactics at the cost of campaign results. While testing is a crucial part of any campaign, running tests with multiple ads is only valuable if you can accurately measure your results. With Facebook Dynamic Creative, social advertisers can now test multiple creative elements in a Facebook Ad campaign to see how they perform against a specific audience. This allows you to improve your Facebook Ad performance and continually optimize your efforts. How does Facebook Dynamic Creative work?

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4 Social Advertising Tactics You Aren’t Using

Nov 23, 2017 9:11:00 AM

Social Advertising is a great way to hyper-target your marketing messages to the right audience. It is cost effective and can be a great stimulus to other advertising initiatives. Technology is constantly evolving and there are a few Social Advertising Tactics that are often overlooked. Here are 4 of my favorites!

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