October 28, 2016

Social Media

Use our Social Media Calendar Template to organize your social networking tasks to create a stronger, more targeted social media marketing strategy. Or simply browse this section for social media marketing advice and insights. Here you will find loads of information containing actionable social media marketing tips.

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Top Paid Social Media Hacks of All Time

Your social media marketing campaign would greatly benefit if you paid to target an audience rather than hoping for an organic outreach. Here are 10 social media hacks for paid campaigns that you should try on your next campaign.

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Facebook Verified Profiles Can Now Broadcast Live

Facebook is now allowing journalists, public figures, and other "influencers" to access Mentions. This service allows users with verified accounts to stay in touch with followers with live video streaming and other exclusive connections.

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Periscope Introduces Landscape Mode

The oft-ridiculed portrait mode for shooting video from a smartphone was pretty much what you're limited to using if you wanted to give Periscope a try. The company has listened to the frustrated and has made shooting in landscape mode easily possible.


Snapchat Video Hits 4 Billion Daily Views

Snapchat's popularity is on the rise. But can this temporary messenger service have any small business application? Some companies are already taking advantage of it but getting an audience isn't a ... snap.


Facebook Gives Pages for Business a Mobile Friendly Update

Facebook has announced some big changes to its Pages feature for mobile devices. The changes -- largely in the form of tabs on a business's page -- are aimed at making the Page more navigable and information easier to find.

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Get a Free Professional Headshot, Courtesy of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is on a mission to get as many of its user members a professional looking headshot for their profiles. The social site has created a mobile photo booth and is offering an opportunity in 10 U.S. cities for members to get a free headshot.

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Milestone for Facebook: One Billion People in a Day

On Aug. 24, a billion people globally logged on to Facebook to get updates on family, friends, their business, or the businesses and brands they like. It's a milestone moment that cements -- at least temporarily -- the company's spot atop the social media mountain.

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How Do You Get Your Message Heard Amid Social Media Noise?

There are handfuls of busy social media networks in use today. And your small business is likely participating in the noise they're making. So, how do you get your small business message to stand out among the rest?

Looking for templates, checklists or guides? The Small Business Resource Center has them!