๐Ÿ“Œ Growing Number of Millennials Plan to Rent Indefinitely-
How does that relate to you as a social media marketer? Negatively if you have any realtor clients. But a big opportunity if you can pitch to apartment management firms. Check out Apartment List survey results.

“The reasoning for this is multifaceted. According to the responses, student loan debt, lack of family support and lack of affordability on the market were the most prevalent barriers.” – David Ajamy

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๐Ÿ“Œย Squarespace Ups Its Social Game-
We don’t have many stories about Squarespace, GoDaddy, or Constant Contact. Get ready for a change as these website providers expand into other areas of social media. Local Search Association Insider has been ย observing.

“One theme weโ€™ve been tracking and covering in these pages over the past year is the rapidly-expanding services bundle from website providers. Competition has ratcheted up as website providers look to sweeten the deal for SMBs, reduce churn, lock users in and meet demand for expanding functionality.” – Mike Borland, writing in LSA Insider

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๐Ÿ“Œ Why You Need a Social Media Hashtag Strategy (and How to Create One)-
There is a strategy to using hashtags? You don’t just slap them on your Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter content as the mood hits you? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

“Before we dive into each social media platform separately, a key to a successful hashtag strategy is understanding your target audience and which hashtags they are really following.” – Emilia Korczynska, writing for Jeff Bullas .com

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