Social Media Slice for Friday, August 3, 2018

What’s up with WhatsApp, blogs feed videos, and emerging tech reshaping travel industry, all covered today.

SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers and Small Business Owners doing their own marketing.


Customer engagement getting a big boost from WhatsApp for Business. Users will be able to request info, place orders, etc. more quickly than phone or email through a new app— a revenue-generating API charging businesses for messages sent after 24 hours of initial contact from a customer. More


Creating high-performing videos is easy if you have well-written, well-received blog content to draw from. More



Need a tutorial on how to turn engaged fans and followers into brand champions? Social Media Examiner to the rescue. More


Adweek has a very interesting look at how Facebook, Google, etc are reshaping travel: “Connecting with travelers in a meaningful way before they’re in the buying funnel, guiding them in seamlessly and creating a highly personalized booking experience has major benefits for travel brands.” And travelers. And Social Media Managers who might handle a travel-related account. More...

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Published by Anthony Scialis, Social Media Content Creator

My name is Anthony Scialis and I used to be a newspaper writer. For over 40 years I covered the business and entertainment beats for community newspapers & magazines. Now, I use research & writing experience to provide Small Business Owners with customer-centric information. I assist with writing blogs and tweets, freeing up small biz owners to focus on what they enjoy and do best— run their businesses.

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