Social Media Slice for October 22, 2019: More Mobile Shopping Expected This Holiday Season; LinkedIn and Facebook News on Podcast; Problems Scheduling Facebook Page Posts


πŸ“Œ More Mobile Shopping Expected This Holiday Season-
Not what your brick & mortar clients want to hear. In a daVinci Payments poll of 675 women, ages 18 to 75, 47% said they expect to make more than half of their holiday purchases digitally.

“Other recent survey results also indicate online shopping could eclipse in-store shopping this season. PwC’s 2019 Holiday Outlook report found 54 percent of those polled will shop online, and 46 percent will shop in stores, reports Retail Dive.” – Caitlin Mullen, writing in BizJournals

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πŸ“Œ LinkedIn and Facebook News on Podcast-
Check out the latest podcast from Social Media Examiner. It explores LinkedIn relaunching Events, new LinkedIn Page features and Facebook Story Ad updates with guests Michaela Alexis and Amanda Robinson.

“LinkedIn makes planning an in-person professional gathering easier with LinkedIn Events. With LinkedIn Events, users can seamlessly create, manage, and join professional events, invite connections, have conversations with other attendees, and stay in touch online after the event ends.” – Grace Duffy, writing for Social Media Examiner

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πŸ“Œ Problems Scheduling Facebook Page Posts-
Reports were filtering in last week, even from one of my clients, that scheduling FB posts was being denied. Is it a glitch? Or is FB trying to nudge marketers into using the new Creator Studio? Jon Loomer looked at the situation and had a thought or two.

“This is likely going to be fixed quickly. But, if you rely heavily on scheduling content to your Facebook page, know that there are two known workarounds in the meantime.” – Jon Loomer

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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 bestβ€” run their businesses.

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