Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

If social media were a brand, it’s one that I think most would agree has been tarnished. Sure, Facebook’s troubles have been front and center. And it’s not just about Facebook or even social media. Defending your Social Influence.

Infographic: Why your social media team must invest in video

PR Daily

RELATED: Boost your employee communications, PR and social media prowess at Microsoft HQ ]. This infographic from Infographic Design Team shares statistics that prove the power of video on social media and offers best practices for achieving success.

4 steps to boost PR campaigns with social media influencers

PR Daily

Cision’s recent Social & Influencer Guide for PR outlines social media takeaways for communicators to research current industry trends and competition, along with ways to sharpen their pitches.

Infographic: The 5 P’s of social media marketing

PR Daily

Social media platforms can help your organization reach new audiences and engage current consumers on a daily basis. Is your social media strategy getting the job done? RELATED: We're recognizing the brightest minds in digital marketing and social media. ].

Infographic: Social media stats to inform your next move

PR Daily

Social media is an ever more important tool for PR pros and marketers. Key insights include: On average, a person spends 135 minutes on social media a day. Facebook still leads the pack with 2.27 How are you investing in online networks for the rest of 2019?

Facebook Analytics: 6 Tips to Get More Actionable Data From Your Facebook Marketing Activities

Brand24

Find more insights on Facebook and make better decisions for your business. Digital Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing facebook Facebook ads facebook analytics Facebook marketing Facebook marketing strategies facebook organic reach

Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. In January 2014 almost three-quarters of all adults were active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business.

How personal stories from employees resonate on social media

PR Daily

Humanizing your brand by bringing your employees to the forefront is one of the most effective strategies you can use to achieve that goal, and social media provides the perfect platform for this kind of campaign. Your employees can share them through Facebook and Snapchat, too.

Study: Marketers struggle to prove social media ROI

PR Daily

Though most marketers believe that social media boosts their organizations’ bottom lines, communicating its value remains a stumbling block. A recent Sprout Social report revealed that in 2019, roughly $18.4 billion will be spent on social media advertising.

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10 most effective social media tools for PR pros

PR Daily

Social media has brought new opportunities for communicators—and heaped new responsibilities on their already full plates. With social media management tools, you can use automation to share your content and the content of others on your social media channels.

How to Influence People Effectively With Social Media

Cision

We perceive social media platforms and other means of digital amplification as tools with incredible potential, yet we know very little about how effectively and by what mechanism influence occurs. Bridging social capital – ties between relatively heterogeneous groups.

5 essential strategies to beef up your social media presence

PR Daily

How can your organization use social media to attract customers and develop a strong brand position? Companies that are engaging, entertaining and tactical in their use of networks like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram regularly reap big rewards.

Are audiences ready for longer content on social media?

PR Daily

Social platforms are making plays for more advertiser dollars, but should brand managers jump on the opportunity? Last year, Facebook reportedly spent up to $1 billion on lengthier content and Google dedicated hundreds of millions of dollars to original YouTube programming.

10 social media promotion ideas for nonprofits

PR Daily

Even small not-for-profit organizations can effectively promote their message through social media. On social media. A Newswhip study examined how leading nonprofit organizations succeed in social media and public relations. ” Social media advertising.

Infographic: How should you size images for social media platforms?

PR Daily

Few things bring the social media scroll screeching to a halt quicker than a compelling image. Every social media platform has different needs when it comes to uploading images. What works on Instagram might not be ideal on Facebook.

How Successful Journalists Use Social Media

Cision

The recently released Cision 2017 Global Social Journalism Study takes a deep dive into how journalists approach and use social media. Hopefully, this gives you a sense of how journalists are using social media with increased frequency as a publishing platform.

Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. Almost three-quarters of all adults are active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business.

5 myths holding back your paid social media strategy

Agility PR Solutions

At this point, the need for paid promotion as part of your social media marketing strategy should be old news. As organic traffic and engagement continues to wane (thanks, Facebook!), the pay-to-play element is a necessary piece of social strategy.

What Materials Do You Need to Launch Your Brand’s Social Media?

Ronn Torossian

Sure, it’s simple now to click a few buttons and have a brand new Facebook page, but there should be more thought and detail behind this process than that. Managing social media takes a strong strategy — and so […].

4 often-overlooked platforms for social media marketing

PR Daily

The social media marketing world does not end after Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. The “big four” encompass about 90 percent of all social media marketing. However, a slew of niche social networks could help your social media marketing efforts.

Why you should reduce your reliance on social media

PR Daily

As organic reach dwindles and social media companies shift their algorithms, some communicators are looking for alternatives to publish their content. If your content strategy revolves around a social media channel or channels, you’re at the mercy of the next algorithm change.

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. Be Social.

How Social Media Drives B2B PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We associate social media platforms with splashy consumer campaigns, but social is increasingly important in B2B public relations. According to an IDC study , 75% of B2B buyers and 84% of C-level/vice president executives use social media to make purchasing decisions.

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How to spark joy with winning social media tactics

PR Daily

Get practical tips for acing the top five social media platforms in 2019. Are your social media programs filled with tasks that worked last year but barely move the needle now? Listen to your social media audience to understand what content they want.

How To Monitor Social Media Like a Boss

Cision

Most communications or marketing professionals realize that social media management is difficult to scale without some automated solution. Inevitably many companies choose a platform that offers monitoring (such as Cision’s new Communication Cloud™ ) to handle their social media.

5 Alcohol Brands with Great Social Media

Ronn Torossian

It’s not an easy job to do social media and booze brands – Finding that blend may be almost as difficult of finding the right blend to create a momentous alcohol. This brand has found their best social media success on Facebook. Brand PR Social Media

Report: Rival IQ's social media industry benchmarks

Stephen Waddington

A guest post by Seth Bridges, the founder and Head of Product and Marketing at Rival IQ , a social media analytics software company in Seattle, Washington. Sadly, we face some limitations as to what’s publicly available the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter APIs. social media

7 ways to get employees to share your message on social media

PR Daily

Social media engagement for employee-shared content is eight times better than when a company originally posts. RELATED: Inspire your employees to do their best work by joining us at Facebook HQ. ]. You can and should be proud of the great media coverage you’re getting.

How to Create a Social Media Content Calendar

Cision

When developing a public relations or marketing strategy, many companies decide to start by jumping on the social media train. While getting started with a social media strategy may be easy, it needs to be consistent and well thought out to make it truly successful.

5 Offline Marketing Tactics That Boost Social Media Engagement

Cision

Another study by Statista found that as many as 43 percent of Canadians relied on traditional media to research Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in November 2015. billion are active on social media. The real question is how does this apply to your social media strategy?

It’s terrific to see that social media is still SOCIAL!

PR Warrior

I’m an unabashed social media purist. . At time of writing, I had over 300 responses on LinkedIn, about 130 on Facebook, and I haven’t gotten around to counting the tweets. This is what social media has always been about.

3 subtle social media blunders that make you look bad

PR Daily

Today’s savvy social media users are expert in finding (and pointing out) mistakes. RELATED: Join us at Disney World to soak up some sun and a wealth of social media secrets. ]. Every social media platform is unique. Using hashtags on Facebook.

5 Social Media Hacks You Need to Know

Cision

As the hottest social media network du jour changes, so do the tips and tricks we use to master this awesome marketing tool. This list will help you get more out of your social media marketing efforts. The more you use social media, the more you think in keyword terms.

Frank Strong on Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

I have been writing about issues challenging social media and digital communications, and speaking with thought leaders on the topic. In this installment, I interview Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword & Script Media, LLC. What comes after social media?

How to Improve Your Social Media Targeting

Cision

Since the inception of social media platforms, one of the biggest challenges has been how to properly reach your desired audience. I’ll also try to give a sense of what criteria you can target for each of the platforms for paid and organic social. Social Targeting on Twitter.

Teaching Social Media in 2019

Karen Freberg

While I am not technically “teaching” social media at the University of Louisville this semester (I’m currently on my sabbatical), I’ll be able to have the opportunity to be in the classroom setting. Best Wishes, #SMprofs social media class teaching social medi

Social Media Mistakes

The Proactive Report

The 2015 PRESSfeed/SNCR Media Trends report shows that almost 100% of companies – large and small – are using some form of social media marketing. Social media may be a new channel of communication, but it is still just that: communication.

Social media trust in 2019—do Americans trust specialized forums over Facebook?

Agility PR Solutions

The post Social media trust in 2019—do Americans trust specialized forums over Facebook? Public Relations social media

How to Segment Journalists By Social Media Use

Cision

The Cision 2017 Global Social Journalism Study provides some very tangible insights into the social media perception and behaviors of journalists. The Global Social Journalism Study broke down these behaviors into six “Social Archetypes:”.

How Big Was the Buzz at Social Media Marketing World?

Cision

Social Media Marketing World ended March 27, and social networks are likely still panting in exhaustion after handling the surge of tweets and posts from the 2,500 attendees. Social Media Marketing World was no different as attendees tweeted and tweeted…and tweeted.