Social Media Slice for May 13, 2019: Instagram @shop to Boost Shoppable Posts; Top Social Media Tools; Sentiment Analysis; and Social Media Praised in Saudi Arabia


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.


Instagram @shop to Boost Shoppable Posts- Social media managers should keep an eye on Instagram’s @shop which is seeking to become a “real-time indicator of what’s new and emerging” on the platform. WERSM reports that the curated account is designed to help boost interest in features like shoppable posts and promote small businesses. 👁 More


Top Social Media Tools for 2019– You like lists. We like lists. It may be fast approaching mid-year mark but here is a list of top social media tools to help you get through the rest of 2019. 👁 More


Social Media Praised in Saudi Arabia- Just like an oasis in the desert, social media is bringing life to the act of volunteerism in the Middle East.

According to the Arab News: “Social media platforms and apps — despite being blamed for social ills and mental health problems among the younger generation — have a role to play in spreading the Ramadan messages of selflessness.” 👁 More


Sentiment Analysis, Understanding and Using It– Emotions drive purchasing decisions as much if not more than needs. So… what are potential customers thinking about? And how do they feel about it? Sentiment Analysis provides answers. This insight is provided by the smart folks at Sprout Social. 👁 More


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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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