Social Media Slice for April 8, 2019: AVOIDING COSTLY FACEBOOK AD MISTAKES; TWITTER TESTING LABELS TO MAKE CONVERSATIONS EASIER TO FOLLOW; and LINKEDIN ALLOWING DOCUMENT UPLOADS DIRECTLY TO FEED


WELCOME SLICE

SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers, Virtual Assistants, and Small Business Owners make sense of all the day to day social media news. Bypass the fluff. Focus on the good stuff.


MAIN SLICE

AVOIDING COSTLY FACEBOOK AD MISTAKES- Just running ads in Facebook is not the be-all and end-all to promoting your client’s brand. As many of you social media managers know, there are pitfalls to avoid.

Writing for Social Media Examiner, Lisa D. Jenkins has listed 8 such mistakes and recruited experts to provide guidance. More


SLICE SPECIAL OF THE DAY

TWITTER TESTING LABELS TO MAKE CONVERSATIONS EASIER TO FOLLOW- Admittedly, Twitter comes across as a poor relation to Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest because it can be fast & furious and hard to follow. So, the platform is testing “author,” “mentioned,” and “following” labels on replies. More


INTERNATIONAL SLICE

UNITED KINGDOM PROPOSING SOCIAL MEDIA CRACKDOWN LAW- Striking a balance between protecting society and supporting innovation / free speech is the topic of conversation. Penalties could range from “possibly using fines, blocking access to websites, and imposing liability on senior tech company management for failing to limit the distribution of harmful content,” according to a Reuters News article. More


SLICE INGREDIENTS

LINKEDIN ALLOWING DOCUMENT UPLOADS DIRECTLY TO FEED- Sharing a conference presentation, white paper or PDF report directly to a feed, group or Page on LinkedIn just got easier. Think of the conversations that you might create with the direct availability of this data. It is rolling out now. Just look for the document icon on the share box on the desktop feed. More


MOTIVATIONAL SLICE

Our #MondayMotivation cover image is from a tweet by Ranal Currie @Ranal55


What is one of YOUR biggest social media pain points? The blogging process? You KNOW you need blogs for improved SEO on Google, but researching, writing, revising to include keywords, and then editing are very time-consuming tasks. Make better use of your time. Tap into my over 40 years of experience as a reporter, editor, and free-lance community writer to generate your creative content. – Anthony Scialis, Managing Editor, SoMe Slice

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