How brands can use social media analytics in 2017

How brands can use social media analytics in 2017

Social media has developed into an effective component of digital strategy, but measuring its performance is still a challenge. How will analytics affect social media in 2017? It’s interesting to examine how social media analytics change the landscape of digital marketing, as their sophisticated use brings out more opportunities for marketing campaigns with a clear ROI. I discussed the latest trends in …

What’s the Value of a Like?

What’s the Value of a Like?

Brands spend billions of dollars a year on lavish efforts to establish and maintain a social media presence. But do those campaigns actually increase revenue? New research provides an answer to this question, which has vexed marketers ever since social media burst upon the scene. In a series of experiments, the researchers tested four increasingly interactive ways in which Facebook …

How to Use Instagram Live to Generate Leads

How to Use Instagram Live to Generate Leads

Interested in using more live video for your business? Wondering how Instagram Live can generate leads? Using Instagram Live stories as a lead generation tool will help you stay one step ahead of your competitors. In this article, you’ll discover three ways to use Instagram Live video to generate leads for your business. Why Use Instagram Live Video for Lead …

How Influencers Should Be Compensated by Brands

How Influencers Should Be Compensated by Brands

Once, when I was a child, a neighbor asked me if I wanted a job. She needed help with her garden, and she was willing to pay. After working for several hours, she gave me some cookies and a can of soda. Not exactly what I had in mind! When a brand or agency sends a product sample and expects …

12 Tips To Increase Social Engagement

12 Tips To Increase Social Engagement

One of the biggest benefits of social media is the ability to connect with others. Whether that be at a personal or professional level. It’s no surprise that social engagement is one of the biggest goals for businesses looking to connect with their target audiences (prospects, customers, advocates, etc.). With social media, the opportunity to establish relationships with your audience and …

Periscope 101: How to Use Periscope For Marketing

Periscope 101: How to Use Periscope For Marketing

For all the businesses out there struggling to see any traction on Twitter, you are definitely not alone. It’s difficult to generate consistent engagement on the platform, even when using tons of great practices to optimize for it. Fortunately, there is one tool that can help drive engagement more quickly: Periscope. Periscope is a live video broadcasting platform linked to …

The 9 Types of Social Media Content You Need to Use

The 9 Types of Social Media Content You Need to Use

Need a better content strategy? Create your 2017 social media calendar with our NEW Infographic. UGC, also known as User-Generated Content, is a brilliant way to increase engagement and reach. It can also be the source of a warm-welcoming feeling for new and existing followers. Through user-generated content, they’ll see that you care about your audience and engage with them by sharing …

Twitter launches “Explore

Twitter launches “Explore,” a new home for Moments, trends, search and live video

Twitter’s Moments feature, which allows users to tell stories through a collection of tweets, is no longer going be front-and-center in the Twitter application. Instead,Twitter will today replace the Moments section with a new tab called “Explore.” This area will serve as the home for finding out what’s happening on Twitter, including trends, Moments, search, and featured live video streams. The change will …

How to Use Social Listening to Find Qualified Sales Leads

How to Use Social Listening to Find Qualified Sales Leads

Social media is great for branding and customer service, but don’t overlook its value for lead generation as well. One of the best ways to find and generate leads is through social listening. The great thing about using social media is it gives you the ability to find qualified sales leads, not just random people who might be interested in what …

AI Could Help Community Managers Boost Engagement

AI Could Help Community Managers Boost Engagement

Community managers should leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to personalize content for their communities and foster relevant and engaging dialogue. That point was hammered home by Amith Nagarajan, CEO of Aptify, who spoke yesterday during webinar in honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day. Nagarajan, whose company provides enterprise software to membership organizations, was one of the interviewees in a …